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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems July category listing 07/11

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20110181491 - Electronic device with double display screens: A method of an electronic device for controlling text information displayed on a second display unit to be outside an area occupied by a first display unit is provided. Supplying the second display unit installed above top surface of the first display unit and capable of moving on the top... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110181492 - Screen sharing apparatus, control method thereof, program and screen sharing system: The user controls selection of a display image to be shared for the granularity he wants. A processing method regarding sharing of a display image to be processed is determined by referring to a setting file which is stored in a storage medium and describes a processing method indicating whether... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110181494 - Flexible led display screens: Light emitting diode (LED) display modules, display screens comprising a plurality of display modules and methods of forming display screens are disclosed. Each display module 10 forming a display screen comprises a flexible substrate 11 supporting a plurality of LEDs 14. A set of connectors 16, 50, 52, 54 comprising... Agent: Gt Biomescilt Light Limited

20110181495 - Led module design: A light emitting diode (LED) display screen including a plurality of LED display modules is disclosed. Each of the plurality of LED display modules includes a flexible substrate having a first surface and a second surface, opposite to the first surface, on which a plurality of LEDs are disposed; a... Agent: Gt Biomescilt Light Limited.

20110181493 - Systems, devices, and methods relating to an electronic display: Systems, devices, and methods relating to an electronic display are disclosed. A method of operating a display system may include conveying visual content representing a contiguous image to a display system including a plurality of display panels, wherein each display panel is adjacent at least one mounting member. The method... Agent: Young Electric Sign Company

20110181496 - Playing multimedia content on a device based on distance from other devices: A method for displaying multimedia content includes playing multimedia content on a first device; detecting that a second device is outside of a particular distance from the first device; in response to detecting that the second device is outside of the particular distance from the first device, playing the multimedia... Agent:

20110181497 - Object related augmented reality play system: An augmented reality (AR) system including a head mounted display (HMD), the HMD including an optics module for generating an image and projecting a beam of the image on a display substrate, an object including a signal source for transmitting an activation signal related to the object, and a receiver/processor... Agent:

20110181498 - Device and method for outputting a private image using a public display: Disclosed are a device and a method for displaying a private image on a public display device. Image sequence pattern is generated for the private image and the corresponding masking image. The masking image is made from the dynamic inverse image of the private image, based on the refresh rate... Agent: Nexvi Corporation

20110181499 - Light emission display device partition, plasma display device, light emission display device, and method for manufacturing light emission display device partition: A light-emitting display device partition wall of the present invention contains at least one element selected from the group consisting of Mg, Ca, Ba, Sr, Y, La, Ce, Eu and Yb, and a concentration of the at least one element is higher on the surface side of the partition wall... Agent:

20110181500 - Luminance compensation apparatus for an oled panel and method thereof: A luminance compensation apparatus for an OLED panel including a luminance integration unit and a luminance compensation unit is provided. The luminance integration unit is used for respectively integrating a luminance value for each dot of an OLED panel before a current frame period to obtain an integrated luminance value... Agent: Himax Technologies Limted

20110181501 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate. A plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines are disposed on the first substrate to define a plurality of pixel regions. A plurality of common line groups is disposed on the first substrate, and each of the common line... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110181502 - Display panel and display apparatus having the same: A display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, an electrophoretic layer, and a shielding electrode. The first substrate includes a first base substrate and pixel electrodes disposed on the first base substrate. The second substrate includes a second base substrate and a common electrode disposed on the second... Agent:

20110181504 - Electronic device: Provided is an electronic device which easily selects and executes an application relating to characters inputted by a user. A cellular phone (1) is provided with a display unit (21) which displays a character input screen, an operation unit (11) for inputting characters to be displayed on the character input... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110181503 - Reproduction device, reproduction system and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium: A reproduction device comprises an operation input unit that an operation command is input, a communication unit that connects with another reproduction device via a communication network, and a reproduction unit that reproduces data. Furthermore, a control unit of the reproduction device that, when an operation command that specifies the... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110181508 - Image processing method and image processing module: An image processing method is applicable to a pointing device. The pointing device generates a displacement signal by moving relative to a working surface and detecting an image of a part of the working surface. The method includes the following steps. A first original image is obtained. The first original... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110181505 - Method of sensing motion in three-dimensional space: An accelerometer and a gyroscope are disposed in a device. When the device rotates in a 3D space, angle of the device relative to gravity is calculated, movement of the device relative to gravity is calculated during the rotation process, and a real trace of the device is obtained in... Agent:

20110181506 - Optical pointing device: An optical pointing device includes a circuit board, a light emitting component, a detection unit, a light guiding component, an imaging lens, and a transparent touch platform. The light emitting component is disposed on and connected electrically to the circuit board. The detection unit is disposed on and connected electrically... Agent:

20110181507 - Touch-surface with mouse-over functionality: There is disclosed an input system for controlling a display, comprising: an input device including: an interactive surface, for detecting a contact point thereon, the interactive surface being associated with the display such that a location on the interactive surface corresponds to a location on the display; excitation means for... Agent: Promethean Limited

20110181509 - Gesture control: An apparatus including: a radio transmitter configured to transmit radio signals that are at least partially reflected by a human body; one or more radio receivers configured to receive the transmitted radio signals after having been at least partially reflected by a human body of a user; a gesture detector... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110181510 - Gesture control: An apparatus including one or more radio transmitters configured to transmit radio signals that are at least partially reflected by an object or objects moving as a consequence of a gesture; multiple radio receivers configured to receive the transmitted radio signals after having been at least partially reflected by an... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110181511 - Method for adjusting exposure condition of optical sensor module and optical sensor module thereof: A method for adjusting an exposure condition of an optical sensor module includes the following steps, (A) receiving reflected light reflected by a working surface; (B) generating an image signal by exposing the optical sensor module to the reflected light, in which the image signal includes a plurality of luminance... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110181512 - Portable electronic device, control method and program: On the other hand, when operations are detected by a plurality of different operation detecting units outside a predetermined time interval, the controlling unit receives as input the letters assigned to each of the plurality of different operation detecting units that detect the operations, and does not perform predetermined processing... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110181513 - Driving device, driving method and portable electronic display device: A driving device for a portable electronic display device, capable of adapting to a holding direction of a user and driving the portable electronic display device, includes a plurality of sensing units deposited at edges of the portable electronic display device, for sensing a holding status of the user, to... Agent:

20110181514 - Touch keypad for touch screen devices: A touch keypad is provided for touch screen devices, the touch keypad having a thin flexible body which is substantially transparent and which provides a keyboard feel, and which can overlie a display portion of a touchscreen device. The touch keypad a nonwoven or woven plastic material which is thin... Agent:

20110181515 - Control system and method for controlling information processing devices: A control system and a method for controlling information process devices is disclosed using an additional input device with an application installed inside so that the plurality of information processing devices is controlled by a set of mouse and keyboard or the input device. The control system comprises: a mouse... Agent: Silicon Video Systems, Inc.

20110181524 - Copy and staple gestures: Techniques involving gestures and other functionality are described. In one or more implementations, the techniques describe gestures that are usable to provide inputs to a computing device. A variety of different gestures are contemplated, including bimodal gestures (e.g., using more than one type of input) and single modal gestures. Additionally,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110181527 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for resizing objects: A method for resizing a currently selected user interface object includes simultaneously displaying on a touch-sensitive display the currently selected user interface object having a center, and a plurality of resizing handles for the currently selected user interface object. The method also includes detecting a first contact on a first... Agent:

20110181528 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for resizing objects: A method for resizing a currently selected user interface object includes simultaneously displaying on a touch-sensitive display the currently selected user interface object having a center, and a plurality of resizing handles for the currently selected user interface object. The method also includes detecting a first contact on a first... Agent:

20110181529 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for selecting and moving objects: A method performed at a computing device with a touch-sensitive display includes: displaying a plurality of user interface objects on the display, including a currently selected first user interface object; detecting a first contact on the first user interface object; detecting movement of the first contact across the display; moving... Agent:

20110181536 - Display apparatus and display method thereof: Desired character information can be effectively obtained. The display apparatus (display terminal) includes a display part, a plurality of operation portions, to which different characters are assigned and which are provided adjacent to one another, an operation detection part which detects operation states of the plurality of operation portions, and... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110181531 - Electronic paper device: An electronic paper device is provided. The electronic paper device includes a touch panel, a conductive layer, a plurality of pixel electrodes, an electrophoretic ink layer, a common electrode layer, and a processing unit. The electrophoresis layer is electrically connected between the plurality of pixel electrodes and the common electrode... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110181532 - Electronic paper device: An electronic paper device is provided. The electronic paper device includes a common electrode layer, a plurality of pixel electrodes, an electrophoretic ink layer, a conductive layer, a voltage detection unit, and a processing unit. Each pixel electrode corresponds to a coordinate of a coordinate system. The electrophoretic ink layer... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110181533 - Electronic paper device: An electronic paper device is provided. The electronic paper device includes a common electrode layer, a plurality of pixel electrodes, an electrophoretic ink layer, a conductive layer, a touch panel, and a processing unit. The electrophoretic ink layer is electrically connected between the plurality of pixel electrodes and the common... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110181526 - Gesture recognizers with delegates for controlling and modifying gesture recognition: A software application includes a plurality of views and an application state. The method includes displaying one or more views, where a respective view includes a respective gesture recognizer having a corresponding delegate to the respective gesture recognizer. The method includes detecting one or more events and processing a respective... Agent:

20110181523 - High integrity touch screen system: A high integrity touch screen system includes, but is not limited to, a display screen, a first sensor array to detect a touch on the display screen and to generate a first set of touch position coordinates, a first processor connected to the first sensor array and configured to receive... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20110181538 - Input apparatus: An input apparatus has a display unit for displaying an input object, an input unit for receiving a pressure input to the input object, a load detection unit for detecting a pressure load on the input unit, and a control unit for controlling to receive the pressure input when the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110181539 - Input apparatus: The input apparatus has an input unit for receiving a pressure input to an input object displayed on the display unit, a load detection unit for detecting a pressure load on the input unit, and a control unit for controlling to receive the pressure input if the pressure load satisfies... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110181540 - Navigation system: A navigation system is provided. A medium insertion port is disposed on the front surface of a main unit and a portable recording medium is loaded into or unloaded from the main unit through the medium insertion port. A display unit is disposed on the front surface of the main... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited

20110181518 - Netbook with a display screen on top face for delivering media assets: A portable computing device is disclosed. The device may be based upon a netbook according to the preferred embodiment. The device comprises an additional display screen on the top face of the device. The device is used as a media player in a folded form and as a general purpose... Agent:

20110181522 - Onscreen keyboard assistance method and system: An assistance method and system. The method includes retrieving by a computer processor of a computing system comprising a touch screen display, an enable command for enabling a keyboard configuration menu for a virtual touch screen keyboard presented by the touch screen of said computing system. The computer processor presents... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110181537 - Portable electronic device: When image data is displayed on the display portion of a conventional mobile telephone, characters cannot be displayed thereon, and thus the image data and the characters cannot be simultaneously displayed. In a portable electronic device according to the present invention, a cover member having a first display device (101)... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110181535 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling device: Provided is a portable electronic device capable of improving user-friendliness of the portable electronic device having an operation detecting unit capable of detecting an operation. The portable electronic device according to the present invention includes an operation detecting unit that detects an operation; and a controlling unit that adjusts an... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110181517 - Providing a prompt for entry of information at a later time: A method and apparatus are provided to prompt a user of a portable electronic device in such a way to allow the user to enter information later. In response to receiving a user input that indicates a request to enter information at a later time, and upon occurrence of a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110181519 - System and method of driving a touch screen: A system of driving a touch screen comprises a touch sensitive panel including a plurality of first sensor lines parallel to a first direction and a plurality of second sensor lines parallel to a second direction, a driving circuit coupled with the first sensor lines, a first sensing circuit, and... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110181534 - System for remotely controlling computerized systems: The present invention facilitates the remote utilization of computerized systems, such as for example a computer that is connected to a television. This is the case, for example, of computers that are connected to a television in the living room. In this case, the current remote control units have several... Agent:

20110181521 - Techniques for controlling z-ordering in a user interface: Systems and methods are disclosed for a z-order editing process that adjusts the z-ordering of selected objects displayed on a user interface. The z-ordering editing process may include identifying one or more selected objects and providing a z-ordering editing mode having an interactive graphical adjustment tool. The interactive graphical adjustment... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110181525 - Touch device and driving method of touch panel thereof: A touch device includes a touch panel, a sensing unit, and an operation unit is provided. The sensing unit is coupled to the touch panel, for scanning a scan area of the touch panel to output a touch signal. The operation unit is coupled to the sensing unit, for determining... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110181530 - Touch panel and electronic device including the same: A touch panel and an electronic device having the same are provided. The touch panel includes a first substrate; a second substrate that is spaced apart from the first substrate by a gap, the second substrate including a touch surface; an array of driving electrode pairs that is arranged on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd..

20110181516 - Touch-screen control panel for a dishwasher: A touch-screen interface for a dishwasher door comprises a user interface, a touch sensitive component and a holder. The user interface includes a graphics film defining a plurality of transparent portions. The user interface is configured to facilitate touch communication therethrough. The graphics film is secured to the user interface... Agent: General Electric Company

20110181520 - Video out interface for electronic device: An electronic device is provided having a video out mode for providing output to an external display coupled to the electronic device. The electronic device may automatically detect connection of the external display and select a display mode from a list of display modes based on selection criteria. The video... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110181546 - Devices and methods of controlling manipulation of virtual objects on a multi-contact tactile screen: A device configured to acquire tactile information, that can be placed over a display device, including a transparent tactile matrix sensor having rows and columns of conductive stripes, the rows arranged next to each other to form a first layer, and the columns are arranged next to each other to... Agent: Stantum

20110181547 - 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; a display device; a measurement unit configured to simultaneously measure a first position of a first finger and a second position of a second finger that are placed on the transparent tactile matrix sensor; a graphical processing... Agent: Stantum

20110181549 - Double-sided touch-sensitive panel with shield and drive combined layer: A multi-touch capacitive touch sensor panel can be created using a substrate with column and row traces formed on either side of the substrate. To shield the column (sense) traces from the effects of capacitive coupling from a modulated Vcom layer in an adjacent liquid crystal display (LCD) or any... Agent:

20110181541 - Electronic devices with automatic brightness adjustment and the method thereof: A electronic device and method regulates a display brightness of the electronic device. The electronic device can create relationships between the external environment brightness of the electronic device and the brightness of the display of the electronic device. Furthermore, the electronic device can regulate the brightness of the display, according... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20110181544 - Method of detecting a touch image and display apparatus for performing the same: A method of detecting a touch image includes; driving a light source to detect a first touch information corresponding to a first light amount sensed by a first sensing section connected to odd-numbered gate lines, during an odd-numbered frame, and driving the light source to detect a second touch information... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110181543 - Multi-driver touch panel: A novel capacitive touch system includes a first controller having a plurality of channels, a first sensor row having a first discrete sensor element and a second discrete sensor element, a second sensor row having a first discrete sensor element and a second discrete sensor element, a first sensor column,... Agent:

20110181550 - Pet-based touch pad: A space-efficient substantially transparent mutual capacitance touch sensor panel can be created by forming columns made of a substantially transparent conductive material on one side of a first substantially transparent substrate, forming rows made of the substantially transparent conductive material on one side of a second substantially transparent substrate, adhering... Agent:

20110181545 - Sensor element and display apparatus: A sensor element is provided that includes a flexible transparent base material, a first conductive pattern, and a second conductive pattern. The flexible transparent base material has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first conductive pattern is configured to electrostatically detect an operation... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110181542 - Touch module: A touch module includes: a sending unit disposed between a first surface of a first substrate and a second surface of a second substrate and operable to generate a sensing output in response to touching on or approaching the first substrate by a conductive object; and a control circuit unit... Agent: Howay Corp.

20110181548 - Touch panel and display device using the same: Provided is a capacitive coupling type touch panel, including: a plurality of coordinate detection electrodes (XP1, XP2, YP) for detecting X-Y position coordinates; a first substrate including the plurality of coordinate detection electrodes; and a second substrate (6) disposed to be opposed to the first substrate, in which: the capacitive... Agent:

20110181551 - Input method for surface of interactive display: An interactive display system configured for detecting an object or user input provided with an object. The system includes a display surface on which graphic images are displayed, one or more scanning light sources configured for scanning the interactive display surface, and a light detector configured for detecting light reflected... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110181553 - Interactive projection with gesture recognition: An apparatus determines a cursor position in an illumination field of a projector. An obstruction is detected in the illumination field. The cursor position is determined as the point on the obstruction furthest from where the obstruction crosses a border of the illumination field. A distance to the point on... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20110181552 - Pressure-sensitive touch screen: A pressure-sensitive touch screen including a housing, at least one light receiver rigidly mounted in the housing, a display flexibly mounted in the housing substantially above the at least one receiver, which depresses in response to pressure of a touch, and a calculating unit connected to the at least one... Agent: Neonode, Inc.

20110181554 - Stylus: A stylus comprises a housing, a stylus body and a sliding enabling member. The slide enabling member slideably coupling the stylus body to the housing so the stylus body can slide relative to the housing from a retracted configuration to an extending configuration. The slide enabling member includes a sliding... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110181555 - Stylus: A stylus comprises a housing, a stylus body and a retaining structure. The housing has a receptacle defined therethrough. The retaining structure is configured to provide a mechanism for the stylus body to latch in the receptacle of the housing. The retaining structure includes a set of retaining members and... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110181561 - Active matrix oled displays and driver therefor: A display has a plurality of organic light emitting diode (OLED) pixels each with an associated pixel driver circuit, a plurality of select lines and a plurality of data lines. Each pixel driver circuit is coupled to a select line and to a data line. The pixel driver circuit includes... Agent: Cambridge Display Technology Limited

20110181563 - Display apparatus and driving method for display panel: A display apparatus and the driving method thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel and a gate driver electrically connected to the display panel. The display panel has N scan units. Here, N is a positive integer, and each of the scan units has a first scan... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110181560 - Display device: A driver circuit portion of a display device has a function in which image signals are written to a selected pixel successively so as to display an image on a screen and a function in which writing operation of an image signal is stopped and a transistor is turned off... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110181558 - Display driving system using transmission of single-level signal embedded with clock signal: A display driving system includes a timing control section having an LVDS receiving unit for receiving data signals, a data processing unit for temporarily storing the data signals, processing the data signals and outputting processed data signals, a timing generation unit for generating clock signals and timing control signals, and... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd

20110181557 - Display substrate and method of manufacturing the same: A display substrate includes a base substrate, a first insulating layer formed on a base substrate, a pixel including a pixel electrode having the first insulating layer, and a circuit including a circuit transistor disposed on a peripheral area to drive the pixel. The pixel includes a first channel formed... Agent:

20110181559 - Driver circuit: A source driver includes a dividing circuit, a start signal capturing unit, a pulse width determining unit and a control circuit. The dividing circuit produces a divided clock by dividing a basic clock signal. The start signal capturing unit captures the start signal at timing of the edge of the... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20110181562 - Liquid crystal display device, driving method for liquid crystal display devices, and inspection method for liquid crystal display devices: Using technology which uses a single shift register and simultaneously generates multiple pulses, this invention is a liquid crystal display device which rapidly drives data lines. It is possible to increase the frequency of the shift register output signal without changing the frequency of the shift register operation clock. If... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110181564 - Method of driving information display panel: A method of driving an information display panel in which a display medium 3 comprised of a particle group containing chargeable particles is sealed between two opposing substrates 1, 2, at least one of which substrates is transparent, and, the display medium is moved between the substrates in accordance with... Agent: Bridgestone Corporation

20110181556 - Serial-parallel-conversion circuit, display employing it, and its drive circuit: First latch circuits for sampling and latching a serial signal in accordance with sampling pulses outputted from a shift register (31) are provided in association with stages of the shift register (31). In addition, second latch circuits for latching signals outputted from the first latch circuits are provided in association... Agent:

20110181567 - Brightness correction device and brightness correction method: An illumination controller determines a target brightness setting value from a illuminance value measured by a illumination sensor, determines a brightness correction start time in response to a target brightness setting value and a current brightness setting value and a calculation information that are stored in a memory, calculates an... Agent: Panasonc Corporation

20110181568 - Display device: Outside provision of first row lines (CS(1) and CS(2)) is identical between a first picture element row (R1) and a second picture element row (R2) of each picture element row pair (20) in terms of whether each first row line is provided, with respect to picture element electrodes (ER(1), EG(1),... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110181566 - Image information detecting device: The present invention is directed to an image information detecting device that detects image light, and includes an image information detecting member that includes a detection surface having a light receiving sensor that detects image light, and a pressing member that is connected at one end thereof to the image... Agent: Nec Display Solutions, Ltd.

20110181565 - Multi-screen display device: There has been a problem of displacement of luminance and chromaticity among multiple screens due to a temperature change and a temporal change of a light source of the screen. The present invention provides a multi-screen display device including a plurality of image display devices, in which one master device... Agent:

20110181569 - Electro-optic display and related driving method thereof: The present invention discloses an electro-phoretic display comprising an electro-phoretic panel, a column driver, a row driver, for selecting a row to be driven; and a controller, for determining whether to update a pixel of a current frame according to a compared result between a pixel value of the pixel... Agent:

20110181570 - Display apparatus, display panel driver and display panel driving method: A display apparatus is provided with: a display panel including a data electrode; a display panel driver driving the data electrode by supplying a data signal to the data electrode; and a controller supplying a polarity switching signal specifying a polarity of the data signal to the display panel driver.... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20110181571 - Display driving device and display apparatus comprising the same: A display driving device includes a gradation voltage generating section for generating a plurality of gradation voltages corresponding to the number of gradation levels in display data and reversing polarities of the gradation voltages at a time based on a horizontal synchronizing signal corresponding to the display data. A plurality... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110181574 - Controlled light source startup in a display: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a display is powered on to display a projected image, and the operation of one or more display elements are ramped up until a stabilized state is reached. During said ramping up, a light source of the display is powered display at... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20110181577 - Drive circuit and drive method: A drive circuit and drive method for lowering electrical current consumption by stopping individual operational amplifiers during writing onto pixels. The drive circuit of an embodiment of the present invention is comprised of a plurality of amplifier circuits formed for each different generated voltage potential based on a reference voltage;... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20110181579 - Driving apparatus for photo-addressing type display element, driving method and photo-addressing type display apparatus: A driving apparatus includes a voltage applying unit, a light irradiation unit and a resistance control unit. The voltage applying unit forms a voltage applying circuit together with a pair of electrode layers of a photo-addressing type display element. The voltage applying unit applies a voltage between the pair of... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110181572 - Electronic devices operable to use adjusted data signals and processes of making and using the same: A first electronic device can include a radiation-emitting component; and a processor operable to receive an input data signal for the radiation-emitting component, receive performance information generated from a second electronic device, wherein the first electronic device and the second electronic device were fabricated in a same batch, and generate... Agent: E.i. Dupont De Nemours And Company

20110181576 - Electronic paper device: An electronic paper device is provided. The electronic paper device includes a conductive layer, a number of pixel electrodes, an electrophoretic ink layer, a common electrode layer, a voltage detection unit, and a processing unit. Each pixel electrode corresponds to a coordinate of a coordinate system. The electrophoretic ink layer... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110181578 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus has a driver circuit which generates drive voltage for driving a display panel; and a drive power supply circuit which supplies power supply voltage and reference voltage for specifying a value of the drive voltage to the driver circuit. The drive power supply circuit comprises a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110181575 - Matrix-addressable display device: A matrix-addressable display device having a plurality of pixel areas (6) comprises two opposed cell walls (1) enclosing a layer of an electrophoretic composition (4) comprising a liquid crystal material having finely divided particles (5) dispersed therein. A plurality of row electrodes (3) are provided on an inner surface of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20110181573 - Power-off control circuit and liquid crystal display panel comprising the same: A power-off control circuit adapted in a LCD panel comprising a gate pulse modulator and a level shifter is provided. The power-off control circuit comprises a logic gate and a control switch. The logic gate comprises a first input to receive an internal power supply, a second input to receive... Agent: Himax Analogic, Inc.

20110181583 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a pixel including a first subpixel and a second subpixel; a first signal line connected to the first subpixel and transmitting a first signal; a second signal line connected to the second subpixel and transmitting a second signal;... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110181584 - Liquid crystal display device and method for fabricating the same: An LCD device is disclosed, to minimize the signal distortion by decreasing the instability of voltage in a-Si:H TFT of a gate driving signal output unit, which includes a signal controller for outputting first and second control signals Q and /Q; a pull-up transistor between a clock signal terminal CLK... Agent:

20110181582 - Load driving device and portable apparatus utilizing such driving device: A load such as an LED and a constant-current source are connected in series with each other between the node of a dc-dc conversion type power supply circuit providing an output voltage and the ground. The constant-current source provides a constant current Io, the magnitude of which can be adjusted.... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.

20110181580 - Method and device for driving bistable nematic dot matrix liquid crystal display: A driving device includes a bistable liquid crystal display panel having a common line and a segment line, a common driving section for driving the common line, a segment driving section for driving the segment line, a power source circuit for generating a driving potential, and a control section for... Agent:

20110181581 - Method for driving information display panel: In a method for driving an information display panel to display information such as an image, in which a display medium comprised of a particle group containing charged particles is sealed between two opposing substrates, at least one of which is transparent; and in which a voltage is applied across... Agent: Bridgestone Corporation

20110181585 - Semiconductor device and driving method thereof, electro-optical device, and electronic device: A semiconductor device includes: a first transistor which is electrically connected between a capacitive element and a data line; a second transistor which is electrically connected between the first transistor and the capacitive element; and a driving unit. The driving unit drives the first and second transistors so that when... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110181586 - Driving circuit and liquid crystal display device using the same: In one embodiment, a driving circuit includes first, second, third and fourth transistors each having first and second electrodes, and a control gate electrode. First and second input signals for producing alternating current voltage are inputted to the respective first electrodes of the first and second transistors. The first electrode... Agent: Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110181587 - Image display device having imaging device: An image display device having an imaging device, includes: an image display part in which a plurality of pixels including light-emitting devices are arranged; a light transmission region provided in the image display part; an imaging device arranged on a back side of the image display part; a light condensing... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110181588 - Three dimensional image data processing: Three dimensional image data is provided which includes data representing a first image which specifically may be a background image. A mixed image which is a combination of the first image and a second image which specifically may be a foreground image, a transparency map related to the mixed image... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics, N.v

20110181589 - Image-based procedural remodeling of buildings: Systems and methods are provided to facilitate architectural modeling. In one aspect, a modeling system is provided. This includes a processor configured to generate remodeled images associated with one or more architectural structures. A procedural model is configured to integrate an approximate model from aerial images of the architectural structures... Agent: The Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology

20110181590 - Method and apparatus for representing 3d image records in 2d images: The invention relates to method and an apparatus for depth cueing, i.e. improving the sense of depth in two-dimensional images of three-dimensional volume data, said 2D images being generated using volume rendering. The invention is characterized in that a second depth color chart generated from the original color chart by... Agent: Tomtec Imaging Systems Gmbh

20110181591 - System and method for compositing 3d images: A system and method for compositing 3D images that combines parts of or at least a portion of two or more images having 3D properties to create a 3D image. The system and method of the present disclosure provides for acquiring at least two three-dimensional (3D) images, obtaining metadata (e.g.,... Agent:

20110181592 - Use of ray tracing for generating images for auto-stereo displays: Methods and apparatus for generating composite images for displays are provided. For some embodiments, ray tracing algorithms may be utilized to efficiently generate a composite image corresponding to multiple views. Because ray tracing is done on a per pixel basis, it is possible to generate pixel values for only those... Agent: Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc.

20110181593 - Image processing apparatus, 3d display apparatus, and image processing method: According to an embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a setting unit, a transform unit and a generation unit. The acquisition unit is configured to acquire a parallax value of each pixel of a plurality of images having a parallax. The setting unit is configured to set... Agent:

20110181594 - Accessing predictive data: An apparatus, device, methods, computer program product, and system are described that provide a graphical illustration of a first possible outcome of a use of a treatment parameter with respect to at least one body portion, based on a first dataset associated with a first predictive basis, and that modify... Agent: Searete LLC, A Limited Liability Corporation Of The State Of Delaware

20110181598 - Displaying maps of measured events: A method, computer-readable medium, and apparatus are provided for browsing maps of events of various types that occurred on a piece of land on various dates. A map is displayed on a map interface that allows a user to navigate to other maps using different types of navigation that are... Agent:

20110181599 - Method for displaying battery residual quantity in portable terminal having self-luminescence display and apparatus therefor: A method and apparatus for displaying a battery residual quantity of a portable terminal having a self-luminescence display are provided. The brightness of an image frame is determined by analyzing a histogram of the image frame output through the self-luminescence display. A power consumption of the self-luminescence display is determined... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110181597 - System and method of identifying and visually representing adjustable data: In a data visualization system, a method of creating a visual representation of data, the method including the steps of providing instructions to an end user on a display device to assist the end user in: constructing multiple graphical representations of data retrieved from a data storage module in communication... Agent: Business Intelligence Solutions Safe B.v.

20110181596 - Systems and methods for determining a location of stations in a print shop: A system for determining a location of stations in a cell of a job shop may include a computing device and a computer-readable storage medium in communication with the computing device. The computer-readable storage medium may include one or more programming instructions for receiving information corresponding to a workflow of... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110181595 - Visualizing a layered graph using edge bundling: A graph processing module is described for producing a visualization of a layered graph. The graph processing module operates by: bundling edges in the layered graph to produce respective edge bundles; ordering the edges associated with the edge bundles to reduce edge crossings; straightening the edges; and separating the edges... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110181600 - Structured arrangement of visual endpoints: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for structured arrangement of visual endpoints in diagrams. Generally, endpoint arrangements are consistently used on shapes in a domain (diagram type) based on common information flow characteristics of the domain. In addition, shape specific positioning of endpoints can be... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110181601 - Capturing views and movements of actors performing within generated scenes: Generating scenes for virtual environment of a visual entertainment program, comprising: capturing views and movements of an actor performing within the generated scenes, comprising: tracking movements of a headset camera and a plurality of motion capture markers worn by the actor within a physical volume of space; translating the movements... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.

20110181603 - Electronic reader device and graphical user interface control method thereof: An electronic reader device with a physical control disposed on a surface of the device housing. The physical control is operable to initiate a first function. A display disposed on the surface of the housing is operable to show a virtual control that initiates a second function. A sensor detects... Agent: Koobe Inc.

20110181604 - Method and apparatus for creating animation message: A method for creating an animation message includes generating input information containing information regarding input time and input coordinates according to input order of drawing information input through a touch screen; dividing an image containing the drawing information and background information into a plurality of blocks; creating an animation message... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110181605 - System and method of customizing animated entities for use in a multimedia communication application: In an embodiment, a method is provided for creating a personal animated entity for delivering a multi-media message from a sender to a recipient. An image file from the sender may be received by a server. The image file may include an image of an entity. The sender may be... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p. Via Transfer From At&t Corp.

20110181602 - User interface for an application: A user interface is provided for interacting with slides and objects provided on slides. In certain embodiments, the user interface includes features that are displayed attached to or proximate to selected slides or objects. In embodiments, aspects of the user interface may be used to preview, review, add, or modify... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110181606 - Automatic and semi-automatic generation of image features suggestive of motion for computer-generated images and video: In an animation processing system, generating images to be viewable on a display using a computer that are generated based on scene geometry obtained from computer readable storage and animation data representing changes over time of scene geometry elements, but also images can be modified to include shading that is... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20110181607 - System and method for controlling animation by tagging objects within a game environment: A game developer can “tag” an item in the game environment. When an animated character walks near the “tagged” item, the animation engine can cause the character's head to turn toward the item, and mathematically computes what needs to be done in order to make the action look real and... Agent: Nintendo Of America

20110181609 - Electronic device and method of switching display images: A method of switching display images on an electronic device is disclosed. The method includes displaying a first image on a display. A predetermined number of steps are set. Display effect percentages of the first image and a second image are computed in each step. The number of step images... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110181608 - Method, system, and storage media for global synchronization of time: A method for synchronizing time in a plurality of graphical displays provided within a human-machine interface (HMI) includes displaying stored data via the plurality of graphical displays, receiving data refresh configuration parameters via a configuration tool within the HMI, and storing the data refresh configuration parameters in a memory. The... Agent:

20110181612 - Method and apparatus for wireless image transmission to a projector: A method and apparatus is provided in which a digital image is transmitted to a presentation projector resource over a wireless transmission medium using a reduced amount of transmission bandwidth by transmitting a subset of the digital image data. The subset image data may be a delta subset that represents... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110181610 - Method for converting a digital image into a multi-dimensional geo-referenced data structure: The present invention is directed to a computer-implemented method for converting a digital image into a multi-dimensional geo-referenced data structure. The method includes pre-processing or preparing a digital image, defining a color map comprising values for the prepared digital image, defining geometry and location values for the prepared digital image,... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

20110181613 - Method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for light energy accounting in ray tracing: For ray tracing systems, described methods, media, apparatuses provide for accounting of light energy that will be collected at pixels of a 2-D representation without recursive closure of a tree of ray/primitive intersections, and also provide for adaptivity in ray tracing based on importance indicators of each ray, such as... Agent: Caustic Graphics, Inc.

20110181611 - User interface and control of segmented backlight display: In some embodiments a user interface is adapted to monitor user inputs and one or more controllers are adapted to modify backlight segment brightness and/or image pixel values of a segmented backlight display in response to the monitored user inputs. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent:

20110181614 - Quantification method of the feature of a tumor and an imaging method of the same: A quantification method and an imaging method are disclosed, capable of quantifying the margin feature, the cysts feature, the calcifications feature, the echoic feature and the heterogenesis feature of a tumor, and capable of imaging the margin feature, the cysts feature, the calcifications feature and the heterogenesis feature of a... Agent:

20110181616 - Graphical effects for an electronic print media viewer: Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to a computing device including a processor and a storage medium including instructions for displaying adjacent pages of an electronic print medium. The adjacent pages may include a first page belonging to a first group of pages and a second page opposite the first page... Agent:

20110181617 - Image display apparatus, image display method, and information storage medium: Provided is an image display apparatus capable of allowing a user to easily recognize an image belonging to a group. A library view image classifying unit classifies a plurality of images into groups which have a rank order associated therewith. A library view group image layout unit places a group... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20110181615 - Method for binding an irregular map to a known coordinate system using reference points: The present invention describes a method for locating a user on an irregular map, such as for example on an outdoor map, slope map of a downhill skiing centre or other map having an irregular scale. In the method, points on the irregular map are bound as reference points by... Agent: Whatamap.com Oy

20110181618 - Realistic real-time simulation of brush behavior: A method, system, and computer-readable storage medium are disclosed for simulating brush behavior. In one embodiment, user input may be received to modify an image using a brush model, wherein the brush model comprises data stored in a memory of a computer system. The brush model may comprise a plurality... Agent:

20110181619 - Apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving handwriting animation message: Provided is an apparatus and method for transmitting and receiving a handwriting animation message. The apparatus for transmitting a handwriting animation message includes an input unit for receiving an input of a handwriting animation message including coordinate information and time information of points being input onto a background image from... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110181621 - Image processor, image processing method, recording medium, computer program and semiconductor device: To provide an image processing technique for easy initial settings when a video image feature is used as an input interface. This is an image processor having an image combining section for combining a mirrored video image feature that includes an image of an operator as a portion thereof and... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20110181620 - Method for generating a customized composite map image and electronic apparatus for implementing the same: A method is to be implemented by an electronic apparatus having a map database established therein, and includes the steps of: receiving a user-specified input image of an area of interest, and obtaining from the map database a reference map that encompasses the area of interest; selecting a set of... Agent: Mitac International Corp.

20110181622 - Focusable virtual microscopy apparatus and method: A virtual microscope slide includes images of a specimen for a given level of optical magnification which are associated and stored in a data structure. The forming of the data structure having the multiple Z-plane images preferably includes automatically focusing at a principal reference focal plane and capturing and digitizing... Agent: Olympus America Inc.

20110181623 - Scrolling control method for a touch device and device using the same: A scrolling control method for a touch device, comprising the steps of: selecting a scrolling region on the touch device; defining at least two sections on the scrolling region; detecting touches of an object on at least two different sections successively, the time span between the touches of the object... Agent:

20110181630 - Active matrix displays: This invention relates to active matrix OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) displays, in particular to display panels with integrated negative capacitance circuits and to active capacitance compensation. We describe an active matrix OLED display comprising a glass panel bearing a plurality of lines of OLED pixels, each with an associated... Agent: Cambridge Display Technology Limited

20110181625 - Backlight assembly and display apparatus having the same: A backlight assembly includes; a plurality of light source strings which receive a driving voltage to generate a light, a driving circuit including a channel terminal commonly connected to output terminals of the plurality of light source strings and which receives a feedback voltage through the channel terminal to control... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110181626 - Display device and display driving method: Disclosed herein is a display device including a pixel array configured to include pixel circuits arranged in a matrix having a light emitting element, driving transistor, sampling transistor, and hold capacitor. The display device further includes a signal selector, driving control scanner, and writing scanner. The signal selector alternately carries... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110181631 - Display device and driving method thereof: A pixel is divided into m (m is an integer of m≧2) sub-pixels, and an area ratio of an s-th (s is an integer of 1 to m) sub-pixel is to be 2s-1. Also, k (k is an integer of k≧2) sub-frame groups including a plurality of sub-frames are provided... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110181629 - Display device, method of driving the display device, and electronic device: A display device includes: a display section including scan lines, power lines, signal lines, and pixels, each having a light emitting element and a pixel circuit which has a first transistor controlling a current in the light emitting element, and a second transistor writing a voltage on the signal line... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110181624 - Interactive publication and associated method of displaying community-based content therewith: The present disclosure relates generally to an interactive publication with a flexible cover browser and an associated tangible publication each with associated content, and more specifically, to a detachable browser-cover with a flexible computer screen, a proximity sensor, and power cells for enhancing a tangible publication such as a magazine... Agent:

20110181627 - Method of controlling luminance of a light source and display apparatus for performing the method: A method of controlling a luminance of a light source is presented. The method entails generating red, green, blue and white data using red, green and blue data, applying a color weight according to contribution to luminance by each of the red, green, blue and white data to generate pixel... Agent:

20110181628 - Power-saving and context-showing display information converting system and corresponding apparatus: A context-showing and power-saving display information converting system and a corresponding apparatus are provided for lowering the power consumption of displaying images on a pixel self-emissive display device. The display information converting system includes a context-showing module and a power-saving conversion module. The context-showing module receives display information that describes... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110181633 - Driving method for image display apparatus and driving method for image display apparatus assembly: Disclosed herein is a driving method for an image display apparatus which includes an image display panel and a signal processing section. Each of the pixels includes a first subpixel for displaying a first primary color, a second subpixel for displaying a second primary color, a third subpixel for displaying... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110181634 - Driving method for image display apparatus and driving method for image display apparatus assembly: Disclosed herein is a driving method for an image display apparatus which includes an image display panel and a signal processing section; the driving method including the steps, further carried out by the signal processing section, of calculating a third subpixel output signal to a (p,q)th first pixel, based at... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110181632 - Method and driver for actuating a passive-matrix oled display: A method and unit for controlling a passive matrix-OLED-display with OLEDs assembled in matrix form, wherein columns for controlling an OLED are connected with a current source, and rows are connected consecutively during row addressing time. The lightness of a pixel located on the intersection point of a column with... Agent: X-motive Gmbh

20110181635 - Driving method for image display apparatus: Disclosed herein is a driving method for an image display apparatus which includes an image display panel having a plurality of pixels arrayed in a two-dimensional matrix and each configured from a first subpixel for displaying a first primary color, a second subpixel for displaying a second primary color, a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110181636 - Projection apparatus and image blur preventive control method for projection apparatus: A projection apparatus includes: a projection system which projects an image; a vibration detecting unit which detects vibration given to the main body of the apparatus; an installation condition determining unit which determines the installation condition of the main body of the apparatus; and an image blur preventive control unit... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporaton

  
07/21/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20110175796 - Method and system for displaying a panoramic view to an operator: A method for displaying to an operator a rectangular image having a wide field of view of a scene, includes forming a virtual cylinder from the rectangular image, as if it was first printed on a transparent sheet such that it is visible from both sides of the sheet, and... Agent: Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.

20110175797 - Image display device: An image display device 1 includes a display unit 10 having an image screen 11; an image transfer panel 20 located on a path of light left from the image screen 11; and a floating image display unit 110 that displays, as a floating image P2, the light left from... Agent: Pioneer Corporation

20110175798 - Display device for vehicle: A display device for a vehicle is provided in which when a first image and a second image are projected from a single projection means (18) disposed in the interior of an instrument panel (13) toward the rear of the vehicle, the first image is shown on a transmission type... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110175799 - Image display device and head-mounted display: A video image display device (1) is provided with an ocular optical system (12) that guides video image light from a display element (11) to the pupil of an observer through an ocular prism (21) and at the same time guides ambient light to the pupil of the observer through... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.

20110175800 - Method for testing liquid crystal display device and liquid crystal display device: An FPC (2) includes: wiring lines (8a) and (8b) which extend toward a display panel (1); and terminals (T1) and (T2) which are connected to the wiring lines (8a) and (8b), respectively. The display panel (1) includes a short-circuit wiring line (5) for short-circuiting the wiring lines (8a) and (8b).... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110175801 - Directed performance in motion capture system: Techniques for enhancing the use of a motion capture system are provided. A motion capture system tracks movement and audio inputs from a person in a physical space, and provides the inputs to an application, which displays a virtual space on a display. Bodily movements can be used to define... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110175806 - Electronic device for use in motion detection and method for obtaining resultant deviation thereof: An electronic device utilizing a nine-axis motion sensor module, capable of accurately outputting a resultant deviation including deviation angles in a 3D reference frame is provided. The present invention provides a novel comparison and compensation to accurately obtain a resultant deviation including deviation angles of the electronic device under the... Agent: Cywee Group Ltd.

20110175804 - Event generation based on print portion identification:

20110175802 - Method and system for operating electric apparatus: A method and a system for operating an electric apparatus are provided. In the present invention, first, an image capturing unit is enabled for capturing an image. Next, a palm component on the image is detected. Afterwards, a center of mass in the palm component is calculated according to a... Agent: Tatung University

20110175805 - Motion controllable dual display portable media device: Methods and apparatus of interaction with and control of a portable media device through applied motion. In the embodiments described herein, the portable media device can include at least two displays arranged such that only one can be presented at a time. The portable media device can be configured to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110175803 - System and method of screen manipulation using haptic enable controller: An interface system and a method for manipulating a display are disclosed. The interface system includes a display having a scroll area and a cursor presented thereon, a controller for manipulating a position of the cursor on the display, and a haptic device for generating a plurality of tactile feedbacks... Agent:

20110175807 - Detection of a rolling motion or sliding motion of a body part on a surface: An optical scanner scans a first portion of a print of a body part such as a finger in a first area of an optical surface. The optical scanner detects a motion of the body part to a second area of the optical surface. This can be done in various... Agent: Avaya Inc.

20110175808 - Pointing device: A pointing device is provided. The pointing device is configured to output a movement instruction signal for moving a cursor on a display in an instructed direction and includes: a pointing stick; a cursor movement including a +X sensor, −X sensor, +Y sensor and −Y sensor configured to sense a... Agent: Minebea Co., Ltd.

20110175810 - Recognizing user intent in motion capture system: Techniques for facilitating interaction with an application in a motion capture system allow a person to easily begin interacting without manual setup. A depth camera system tracks a person in physical space and evaluates the person's intent to engage with the application. Factors such as location, stance, movement and voice... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110175809 - Tracking groups of users in motion capture system: In a motion capture system, a unitary input is provided to an application based on detected movement and/or location of a group of people. Audio information from the group can also be used as an input. The application can provide real-time feedback to the person or group via a display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110175811 - Contoured keyboard with joystick mouse device: This disclosure describes an ergonomic computer keyboard with an integrated joystick pointing device. The keyboard incorporates a palm support and a key orientation that enables a user to rest his hand on the palm support and access keys. The joystick pointing device is situated on a portion of the keyboard... Agent:

20110175812 - Radio-frequency mouse: A radio-frequency mouse is used for receiving an electromagnetic wave transmitted by an electronic device. The radio-frequency mouse includes a RF transceiver, a sensor, a micro-controller, a battery, and a power management circuit. The RF transceiver receives and converts an electromagnetic wave into a RF power. The sensor outputs an... Agent: Kye Systems Corp.

20110175815 - Character input method and system as well as electronic device and keyboard thereof: The invention discloses an electronic character input method and a system. The method comprises imaging the text message with an optical imaging device, converting the pointed text information in the text image into character text through an optical character recognition module; and inputting the recognized character text into a current... Agent: Intsig Information Co., Ltd.

20110175814 - Keyboard with multi-angle support: A keyboard includes a main body and a support in the main body. The main body includes a bottom defining two slots and two opposite sidewalls each defining a receiving hole. The slots communicate with the receiving holes, respectively. The support includes a rotation member, two driving members and two... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110175816 - Multi-touch character input method: A multi-touch character input method includes the steps of: (a) preparing a character table in which characters are discriminated and arranged according to multi-touch attributes; (b) detecting a touch occurring on a touch input surface; (c) recognizing a first attribute based on the number of touch points by the touch;... Agent: Laonex Co., Ltd.

20110175813 - Piezo-based acoustic and capacitive detection: One particular implementation conforming to aspects of the present disclosure takes the form of an input device for a computing system. The input device includes a input surface on which one or more input characters are shown and one or more sensors to detect which input character is pressed or... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110175819 - Alphabetic character input apparatus and method thereof: There is provided an alphabetic character input apparatus including a data storage unit configured to store therein alphabetic character assignment information of each of keys in an alphabetic character input section and a program for inputting an alphabetic character; a key input unit configured to detect a key manipulation signal... Agent: Any Future Technology Co. Ltd.

20110175818 - Mobile electronic device: Provided is a mobile electronic device capable of reflecting a user's intention. While an initial screen (100) for waiting for an incoming-call is being displayed on an LCD display unit (21), a control unit (45) performs control so that a first type character display area (101) and a second type... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110175817 - Mobile terminal: Portable terminal (20) of this invention includes image display portion (7) that displays an image, and key operation portion (8) that displays an image corresponding to a function and/or input keys (4a) corresponding to a function and that enables an input operation using input keys (4a). Key operation portion (8)... Agent:

20110175820 - Portable electronic devices, character input screen display methods, and programs: A portable telephone determines whether or not an entry that serves to select a particular character input mode has been accepted. If the portable telephone determines that the entry that serves to select the particular character input mode has been accepted, the portable telephone displays a list screen on which... Agent:

20110175826 - Automatically displaying and hiding an on-screen keyboard: A method and system for displaying an on-screen keyboard. An on-screen keyboard and a plurality of input fields are displayed on the touch-sensitive display. Each input field has an associated input interface and the on-screen keyboard is associated with a first input field. A subsequent contact with the touch-sensitive display... Agent:

20110175837 - Bottom-up watershed dataflow method and region-specific segmentation based on historic data to identify patches on a touch sensor panel: The application of a watershed algorithm to pixels and their touch values obtained from a scan of a touch sensor panel to determine patches corresponding to images of touch is disclosed. Prior to applying the watershed algorithm, background pixels having little or no touch values can be eliminated. A primary... Agent:

20110175824 - Control apparatus for controlling panel module including touch panel and display panel: A control apparatus for controlling a panel module including a touch panel and a display panel is provided. The control apparatus includes: a display driver, coupled to the display panel, for controlling display operations of the display panel according to a plurality of driving signals; and a touch controller, coupled... Agent:

20110175830 - Display control apparatus, display control method and display control program: A display control apparatus may include a proximity detector to detect proximity of an indicator to a display surface, and a touch detector to detect touch of the indicator against the display surface. A control unit may control display of an indicant on the display surface when the proximity detector... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110175842 - Electronic device and display method employed in electronic device: The electronic device is provided with: a display section (21) which indicates selection items; a detecting section (31) which detects a touch with a display area of the display section (21); and a control section (32) which controls to switch the display state of the display section (21) corresponding to... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110175833 - Electronic device and electronic system: One object is to provide a new electronic device which is configured so that a user can read data regardless of a location, input data by directly touching a keyboard displayed on a screen or indirectly touching the keyboard with a stylus pen or the like, and use the input... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110175828 - Embedded touch sensitive display and method of manufacturing the same: The present invention relates to an embedded touch sensitive display, which includes a liquid crystal display (LCD), a touch sensing layer, a touch signal transfer circuit and a conductive media. The liquid crystal display comprises a top substrate, a bottom substrate, and a liquid crystal layer which is configured between... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions Inc.

20110175827 - Filtering input streams in a multi-touch system: Once a first touch has been initiated on a multi-touch input device, the device ignores any additional touches which are initiated on the device while the first touch is still occurring. For example, although hardware in the device may detect such additional touches, the hardware may opt not to provide... Agent:

20110175831 - Information processing apparatus, input operation determination method, and input operation determination program: An information processing apparatus includes: a touch detection unit detecting touch of an instruction object on an operation surface; a proximity detection unit detecting proximity of the instruction object to the operation surface; and a control unit determining whether the touch of the instruction object is a predetermined input operation... Agent:

20110175832 - Information processing apparatus, operation prediction method, and operation prediction program: An information processing apparatus includes: a touch detection unit detecting touch of an instruction object on an operation surface; a proximity detection unit detecting proximity of the instruction object to the operation surface; and a control unit detecting movement of the instruction object on or to the operation surface based... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110175829 - Information processing device, operation input method and operation input program: Disclosed herein is an information processing device including a contact detection unit configured to detect a contact operation for an operation surface, an approach detection unit configured to detect an approach operation for the operation surface, and a control unit configured to recognize the contact operation and the approach operation... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110175840 - Interactive ambience creating system: An interactive ambience creating system comprising a touch sensitive globe configured to generate a signal representing a geographical region based on touch by a user, an information processing unit configured to receive the generated signal and obtain information corresponding to the touched geographical region and a control unit configured to... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110175836 - Liquid crystal display device, touch panel, and display device including the same: A liquid crystal display device includes an active matrix substrate (20a) including a plurality of first touch panel interconnects (19b) extending in parallel with each other, a counter substrate (30a) facing the active matrix substrate (20a) and including a plurality of second touch panel interconnects (25a) extending in parallel with... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110175838 - Method and system for providing a haptic computer interface: A method and system of an embodiment may include a system comprising a touch screen display panel, and a tactile panel with one or more raised surfaces wherein the touch screen display panel is positioned on top of the tactile panel and the tactile panel creates one or more raised... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.

20110175835 - Method for scanning projective capacitive touch panel, storage medium and apparatus for scanning projective capacitive touch panel: The present invention relates to a method for scanning a projective capacitive touch panel including: A. scanning each first-axis electrode arranged along a first-axis and each second-axis electrode arranged along a second-axis, then obtaining the first-axis electrode and the second-axis electrode whose self capacitance changes; B. detecting the mutual capacitance... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc

20110175823 - Negative pixel compensation: Negative pixel compensation in a touch sensor panel is disclosed. A method can compensate for a negative pixel effect in touch signal outputs due to poor grounding of an object touching the panel. To do so, the method can include determining at least one bound for a negative pixel compensation... Agent:

20110175825 - Touch control system and touch control method and computer system of the same: The present invention discloses a touch control system for a computer system with high compatibility. The touch control system includes an touch sensing device for detecting a touch event to generate a plurality of sensed signals conformed to a first format, and an embedded controller coupled to the touch sensing... Agent:

20110175834 - Touch panel and input recognition device using the touch panel: A touch panel is provided including at least one first electrode pattern including a plurality of electrode lines arranged in a first direction; and at least one second electrode pattern including a plurality of second electrode lines arranged in a second direction to intersect the first electrode lines; wherein the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110175841 - Touch-input-function added protective film for electronic instrument display window: In a touch-input-function added protective panel for an electronic instrument display window having an FPC that takes out an electrical signal by way of a through hole made in a lower electrode panel, an adhesive layer that bonds a lower electrode panel and an upper electrode sheet to each other,... Agent:

20110175839 - User interface for a multi-point touch sensitive device: A user interface unit (13) to interpret signals from a multi-point touch sensitive device (3) is disclosed. The user interface unit (13) comprises a gesture unit (13a) configured to enable a user to touch at least one item of data using a finger and select the at least one item... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110175822 - Using a gesture to transfer an object across multiple multi-touch devices: In an example embodiment, predefined gestures are used to provide an intuitive way to transfer objects between multi-touch devices. A first gesture, such as a pinching motion is used to select an object to transfer from a source device. A second gesture, such as a de-pinching gesture, is used to... Agent:

20110175821 - Virtual drafting tools: Techniques for using virtual tools are disclosed. In one aspect, a user interface is presented. A first touch input including touch inputs at two or more locations is received, and a virtual tool corresponding to the relative positions of the two or more locations is identified. A second touch input... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110175843 - Method for determining the position of an actuation element, in particular a finger of a user in a motor vehicle and position determination device: A method for determining the position of an actuation element, e.g. a finger of a user, in a motor vehicle when the element approaches a surface and to a position determination device, has the following steps: generating an HF signal; coupling the HF signal into the user; transmitting the HF... Agent:

20110175847 - Method for scanning projective capacitive touch panel: The present invention relates to a method for scanning a projective capacitive touch panel. The method includes the following steps: scanning the mutual capacitance that are divided into at least two groups by applying different frequency excitation signals to different mutual capacitance groups, wherein a frequency of a excitation signal... Agent: 2. Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.

20110175845 - Sensor apparatus and electronic apparatus: A sensor apparatus includes: a display cover including an operation area that is pressed by an operator and a circumferential area located on the circumference of the operation area; a frame including an opening covered by the operation area and a fixing portion that fixes the circumferential area; a touch... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110175846 - Touch display panel: A touch display panel including a cover plate, a plurality of touch sensing electrodes and a display panel is provided. The touch sensing electrodes are disposed on a surface of the cover plate. The display panel is adhered to the cover plate via an adhesion layer, and includes a substrate,... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20110175844 - Touch sensing device, touch screen device comprising the touch sensing device, mobile device, method for sensing a touch and method for manufacturing a touch sensing device: The present invention relates to a touch sensing device, touch screen device comprising a touch sensing device, mobile device, method for sensing a touch and method for manufacturing a touch sensing device allowing various kinds of input operations. The touch sensing device comprises a deformable cover layer; a plurality of... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110175853 - Display device and information processing apparatus: A display device having at least a display circuit for displaying an image, and a light receiving sensor for detecting a light disposed is provided. When a light receiving circuit region including the light receiving sensor is made a dark portion, and a region other than the light receiving circuit... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110175851 - Electronic pen for detecting touch location, controlling method of the same, and driving method of plasma display apparatus: An electronic pen for detecting a touch location, a controlling method of the same and a driving method of a plasma display apparatus are disclosed. According to embodiments of the present invention, synchronization between the electronic pen and the plasma display apparatus may be performed. An electronic pen includes a... Agent:

20110175848 - Infrared ray touch panel device with high efficiency: An IR touch panel device includes a housing, a plurality of first IR receivers, a first IR transmitter, a plurality of second IR receivers and a second IR transmitter. The plurality of first IR receivers are installed on a bottom side of the housing; the first IR transmitter is installed... Agent:

20110175850 - Infrared touch display apparatus: An infrared touch display apparatus, includes a touch screen, a first circuit board arranged above the screen, a second circuit board arranged at the left side of the screen, a third circuit board arranged below the screen, a fourth circuit board arranged at the right side of the screen, emitters... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110175852 - Light-based touch screen using elliptical and parabolic reflectors: A touch screen system, including a housing, a display mounted in the housing, a plurality of light pulse emitters mounted in the housing below the display, a plurality of light pulse receivers mounted in the housing below the display, a first light guide, mounted in the housing along a first... Agent: Neonode, Inc.

20110175849 - Optical touch display device and method: An optical touch display device includes a display screen capable of emitting an invisible light, at least one image acquisition module, and a processing module. The image acquisition module is arranged at a peripheral edge of the display screen for acquiring an invisible light image on or above a surface... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20110175855 - Display apparatus and method thereof: A display apparatus is provided that includes a user interface unit which displays a content, a storage unit which stores a scribble pattern, and a control unit which, if a scribble is inputted according to the stored scribble pattern, sets a content area corresponding to a spot where the scribble... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110175854 - Electromagnetic pointer: An electromagnetic pointer is disclosed. The electromagnetic pointer comprises a pen holder assembly, a circuit board, a metal rod, a ferrite core with coils and a trigger device. The diameter of the pen holder assembly is less than 6 mm. The circuit board comprises a resonance circuit. The metal rod... Agent: Waltop International Corporation

20110175863 - Data line driver and apparatuses having the same: A data line driver includes a first driver cell configured to drive a first data line connected to a first output pad. The first driver cell includes a first data register configured to latch first image data in response to a first latch clock signal, a first level shifter connected... Agent:

20110175865 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a plurality of frame rate controllers that generate a motion interpolated intermediate image. The frame rate controllers exchange image information with adjacent frame rate controllers. According to the display apparatus, each frame rate controller displays the intermediate image on a corresponding display area based on the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110175861 - Display device: To reduce power consumption of a display device with the use of a simple structure and a simple operation. The display device includes an input device. Input of an image signal to a driver circuit is controlled in accordance with an image operation signal output from the input device. Specifically,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110175862 - Display device including light emitting element: Each of a plurality of pixels includes a transistor, a capacitor, and a display element. One terminal of the capacitor is electrically connected to a first line. The other terminal of the capacitor is electrically connected to a gate of the transistor. In a first period, a first terminal of... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110175864 - Display system: A display system is based on a linear array phase modulator and a phase edge discriminator optical system.... Agent: Alces Technology, Inc.

20110175856 - Electrophoretic display panel, method of manufacturing the same and display apparatus having the same: An electrophoretic display panel includes a first member, a second member, an electrophoretic layer and an outer member. The first member includes a first substrate and a pixel electrode formed on the first substrate. The first substrate has a display area and a dummy area disposed outside of the display... Agent:

20110175867 - Image display apparatus: A video display unit screen has a main display area for displaying an image of a main channel and a sub display area for displaying images of channels, which are interchangeable with the image of the main display area. When an operation to interchange images of channels in the main... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110175860 - Light-emitting device and display: A light-emitting device includes: a semiconductor layer including a first conductive contact layer, a first conductive cladding layer, an active layer, a second conductive cladding layer, a second conductive contact layer and a resin block layer in this order; a first electrode in contact with the first conductive contact layer;... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110175859 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: An impulsively driven liquid crystal display includes a display panel displaying an image in response to a gate signal and a data signal, a panel driving circuit providing the gate signal and the data signal to the display panel using an image signal and a control signal, a backlight unit... Agent:

20110175858 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and method of driving the same: In a liquid crystal display apparatus, a first control signal bus line receives a first control signal. A second control signal bus line receives a second control signal that lags behind the first control signal. A de-multiplexer circuit includes a first switching element and a second switching element. The first... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110175857 - Method for displaying stereo-scopic image and display apparatus for performing the same: A method for displaying a stereoscopic image of a display apparatus, the display apparatus can divide a received frame image corresponding to the preset column areas to generate M sub-frame images. In this example, the display apparatus may include a plurality of lenticular lenses disposed over a display panel to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110175866 - Oscillation circuit and image display device: Disclosed is an oscillation circuit. The oscillation circuit supplies predetermined oscillation signals to a generating circuit having a divider, a phase comparator, and a generator. A clock signal generating section generates clock signals in a cycle based on the comparison results from the phase comparator. A clock signal mask section... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited

20110175868 - Display device, method of driving the display device, and electronic unit: A display device includes a display section including a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of power lines, being arranged in rows, a plurality of signal lines arranged in columns, and a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix; and a driver section driving each pixel. The power lines... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110175869 - Display panel and method of manufacturing the same: A display panel includes a substrate, an electro-optical layer and a supporting layer. The substrate includes a display area and a peripheral area surrounding the display area. A thin-film transistor (TFT) part is formed in the display area. The electro-optical layer is disposed in the display area of the substrate.... Agent:

20110175870 - Display panel substrate, display panel, and method for manufacturing display panel substrate: Provided is a display panel substrate which facilitates positioning of an opposite substrate when the display panel substrate and the opposite substrate are bonded. The display panel substrate is provided with a transparent substrate (31), a plurality of switching elements (14) provided on the surface of one side of the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110175871 - Display device: Dynamic range is widened in a display device with a photosensor that can read an image due to having a photodetection element inside a pixel thereof. A sensor driving circuit switches ON a reset signal (RST) that is supplied via reset signal bus line, and after a predetermined time has... Agent:

20110175874 - Display device and method for driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes an optical sensor provided near an end portion of a liquid crystal display panel, a pixel provided in a display region of the liquid crystal panel, and a monitoring pixel. The optical sensor detects illuminance of light delivered from the liquid crystal display panel... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110175872 - Display device for converting between bright and dark states and method thereof: The configurations and controlling methods of a display device are provided in the present invention. The proposed display device having an environmental brightness, a display content and a display background with a display brightness includes a light sensor sensing the environmental brightness and adjusting the display brightness according to the... Agent: Prime View International Co. Ltd.

20110175873 - Method for driving liquid crystal display device: In an image signal writing period, a first image signal is supplied to a first liquid crystal element and a first capacitor from a first signal line. In a backlight lighting period, display is performed in a light-transmitting pixel portion in response to the first image signal. In a black... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110175875 - Driving methods with variable frame time: The present invention is directed to driving waveforms and a driving method for an electrophoretic display. The method and waveforms have the advantage that the changes in the driving voltages due to the shift are minimized. In addition, the overall driving time for the waveforms is also shortened due to... Agent:

20110175876 - Digitally controlled voltage generator: A digitally controlled voltage generator is disclosed for use in applications requiring fine resolution voltage control, such as generating a common voltage for a liquid crystal display. A constant resistance digital to analog converter (DAC) is configured to provide appropriate voltage steps by tuning bias resistors to generate desirable reference... Agent:

20110175881 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device and a method of driving the display device are disclosed. The display device includes first and second data drivers. The first data driver is configured to generate data voltages for the pixels based on first image data. The second data driver is configured to generate current voltages... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110175886 - Display element drive circuit and display apparatus: A display element drive circuit includes a first circuit which holds as a voltage component electric charges based on a gradation signal corresponding to display data, a second circuit which supplies the gradation signal to the electric charge holding circuit at a timing of application of a selection signal, current... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110175878 - Driving method for display panel and display apparatus: A driving method for a display panel is provided. The driving method includes detecting whether the display panel switches between frames; and down-regulating/up-regulating the frame rate of the display panel and adjusting the voltage value of a gate-on power source when the display panel switches from a dynamic frame to... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110175883 - Driving method of liquid crystal display device: It is an object to provide a liquid crystal display device and a driving method of a liquid crystal display device in each of which deterioration of an image display function can be suppressed and power consumption can be sufficiently reduced. In the liquid crystal display device, a fixed potential... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110175877 - Gamma voltage generation circuit: A gamma voltage generation circuit is provided. The gamma voltage generation circuit includes a resistor string, a first switch, and a second switch. The resistor string includes a plurality of resistors connected in series. An output terminal of the first switch is coupled to a first end of the resistor... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110175885 - Image display device and modification method performed by the same: An image display device includes a luminescent panel in which luminescent pixels are two-dimensionally arranged. Each luminescent pixel has a stacked luminescent layer and driving layer. The driving layer includes a capacitive element that includes two electrode layers stacked in parallel. A memory stores coordinate information of a repaired luminescent... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110175879 - Information exchange device: An information exchange device includes a human body communication unit which applies information flowing via a human body to a human body and detects information flowing via the human body, an information transmission unit which transmits information via the human body communication unit, an identification unit which identifies other device... Agent:

20110175890 - Lighting device for display device, display device and television receiver: A backlight unit 12 for a display device is a lighting device for illuminating a display panel. The backlight unit 12 includes a cold cathode tube 17, an inverter circuit 30a, a voltage measurement circuit 34 and a power-supply control circuit 33. The inverter circuit supplies power to the cold... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110175884 - Liquid crystal display device: The present invention prevents deterioration of image quality by lowering a heat value of a data driver connected to a liquid crystal display panel. In a liquid crystal display device, a pixel which connects a TFT thereof to one of two neighboring scanning signal lines and a pixel which has... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20110175887 - Method for controlling a display screen, in particular a plasma display screen, and device for same: A display screen is controlled through successive scans of the display screen. Each scan of the display screen includes a successive selection of rows of the display screen. For each row selected, and in accordance with a normal selection, a first column selection mode is implemented wherein a first selection... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, S.a.

20110175889 - Method for driving an ac type plasma display panel: This disclosure relates to a method for driving an AC type plasma display panel. According to this disclosure, an elapse time period between an end time point of ramp-down and a time when a first scan pulse is applied is maintained to be uniform even when a ramp-down slope is... Agent:

20110175882 - Pixel circuit, and display apparatus and method of driving display apparatus using the pixel circuit: A pixel circuit for a display apparatus is disclosed. The pixel circuit includes two scan transistors. The scan transistors are driven such that when not connecting a storage capacitor to a data line, one of the scan transistors is off, and one of the scan transistors is driven with a... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110175888 - Pixel interleaving configurations for use in high definition electronic sign displays: Pixel interleaving configurations for use in high definition electronic sign displays where each and every scan line includes full red, green, and blue color representation to provide for high resolution electronic video sign displays.... Agent: Daktronics, Inc.

20110175880 - Power driver, driving method of the same, and organic light emitting display device including power driver: A power driver for applying a voltage necessary for driving a gate driver for a display panel includes a first booster, a voltage selector, and a second booster. The first booster receives a voltage from a battery and generates a first voltage. The voltage selector selects one of the first... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110175896 - Display driving circuit and method thereof: A display driving circuit has a scan switch, an assistant unit, several storage switches, and several storage units. The scan switch couples to a data line. The assistant unit couples to the scan switch. The storage switches couple to the assistant unit. Each storage unit couples to the assistant unit... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110175893 - Display medium and display apparatus: The present invention provides a display medium including a pair of substrates; pixel electrodes disposed on one of the pair of substrates; a common electrode disposed on the other substrate of the pair of substrates; and a display layer, the common electrode includes two or more common electrode layers containing... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110175894 - Method for driving display device: An object is to provide a convenient display device which consumes sufficiently small amount of power and a method for driving such a display device. The display device can be in an off state with a still image displayed in a still image display mode in which a pixel electrode... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110175895 - Method for driving display device and liquid crystal display device: The still image display mode includes a first period of writing the data of the image signal from the driver circuit portion into the pixel; after the first period, a second period of stopping supply of a signal or voltage for operating the driver circuit portion to the driver circuit... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110175891 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel including plural scanning electrodes extending in a first direction and plural address electrodes extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, an address driver to drive the address electrodes, a power recovery circuit including an inductor and a capacitor, and... Agent: Hitachi Plasma Display Limited

20110175892 - Power source circuit and liquid crystal display apparatus having the same: A power source circuit includes an inductor, a reservoir capacitor, and a switching control part that generates ON/OFF control signals to each of first and second switches. The first switch is connected between a first power voltage terminal and a first node to form a first current path between the... Agent:

20110175897 - Pixel structure, display panel, display and driving method thereof: A pixel structure, a display panel, a display and a driving method thereof are disclosed. The pixel structure comprises an organic light emitting diode, a driving transistor, a storage capacitance, and a switch transistor. A first terminal of the driving transistor receives an image retention cancellation signal. The image retention... Agent: Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp.

20110175898 - Data insertion circuit of display apparatus: A data insertion circuit of a display apparatus includes a signal source, a switch unit and a control unit. The signal source is for providing a video driving signal. The switch unit has an output node coupled to a channel of the display apparatus, a first input node coupled to... Agent:

20110175909 - Anatomy-defined automated cpr generation: The invention relates to a system (100) for visualizing an object in image data using a first cross-section surface coupled to a model of the object, the system comprising a model unit for adapting a model to the object in the image data, a surface unit for adapting the first... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110175901 - Detachable screen for multifunction device showing 3d dynamic views: A detachable display unit, an electromechanical device utilizing the display unit, and a method of use are disclosed. The display unit includes a communication link whereby data can be communicated between the display unit and the associated electromechanical device. The display unit includes a position sensor which provides position information... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110175908 - Image effect display method and electronic apparatus thereof: An image effect display method for displaying image effect during switching between a plurality of picture statuses includes providing a database, which includes a plurality of object models and a plurality of image effect templates; providing a status lookup table, which includes corresponding relationships between the plurality of picture statuses... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20110175907 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes: a disparity setting unit that sets disparity between left-eye and right-eye images for a 3D image based on a manipulation from a manipulation unit that allocates a predetermined manipulation for a depth direction of a 2D image; and a 3D image creating unit that creates... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110175905 - Infoshape: displaying multidimensional information: Apparatus for displaying data records of plural dimensions as a three dimensional shape, wherein the shape has an area on the surface of said shape for ones of said data records, and at least one visual feature of said area is responsive to a relevance factor value of its corresponding... Agent: American Propertunity, LLC.

20110175902 - Multilayer display device: A multilayer display system includes a first layer operable to display a first display signal comprising a first group of data, a second layer positioned in front of the first layer and operable to display a second display signal comprising a second group of data, and a first graphics processing... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110175904 - Perceptually-based compensation of unintended light pollution of images for projection display systems: Where images are displayed such that unintended light is also included and that light cannot be fully subtracted from the displayed image, an image processor compensates by compensating for the remaining light using perceptual models. In some cases, the perceptual model includes a plurality of user sensitivities and computation is... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20110175900 - System and method for mesoscopic geometry modulation: A computer-implemented method for mesoscopic geometry modulation. The method includes determining a first set of mesoscopic details associated with an object by applying a filter to an image of an object, where mesoscopic details included in the first set of mesoscopic details are detectable in the image of the object... Agent:

20110175899 - Systems and methods for displaying logging data: Borehole data presentation systems and methods that facilitate communication of volumetric logging data to a surface processing system for presentation to a driller or other user interested in visualizing the formations surrounding a borehole. The disclosed systems optionally tailor the telemetry stream to match the chosen display technique, thereby maximizing... Agent: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

20110175903 - Systems for generating and displaying three-dimensional images and methods therefor: A disclosure is provided for devices, systems and methods directed to viewing 3D images. The system comprises a head mounted display; a position sensor for sensing a position of the head mounted display; a rendering engine for rendering an image based on information from the position sensor which is from... Agent: Quantum Medical Technology, Inc.

20110175906 - Three-dimensional (3d) display system and method: A three-dimensional (3D) display system is provided for displaying a 3D image. The 3D image includes at least a first image and a second image, with a parallax between the first image and the second image. The 3D display system includes a display device, and a liquid crystal lens array.... Agent:

20110175910 - Three-dimensional imaging device and method, as well as program: Two or more images having a parallax therebetween are obtained by imaging a subject from different positions using imaging units. Three-dimensional processing for three-dimensional display is applied to the two or more images, and the two or more images are displayed on a display unit. While the imaging units carry... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110175911 - Rendering parametric surface patches: A method for rendering parametric surface patches on a display screen includes receiving, at a processing unit, a computer-implemented representation of a first parametric surface patch, wherein the first parametric surface patch is a portion of a three-dimensional computer-implemented model that is desirably displayed at a first viewing perspective on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110175912 - System and method for mesoscopic geometry modulation: A computer-implemented method for generating a three-dimensional model of an object. The method includes generating a coarse geometry mesh of the object; calculating an optimization for the coarse geometry mesh based on photometric consistency and surface consistency associated with the coarse geometry mesh; and refining the coarse geometry mesh with... Agent:

20110175913 - Modular radiance transfer: Modular radiance transfer pre-computes a spectral decomposition of a one bounce transport operator for each of a set of shapes and replaces a scene dependent direct-to-indirect transfer lighting computation with an art-directable mapping step. Modular radiance transfer provides an approach for rendering an approximate indirect lighting which requires small amounts... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20110175914 - Optimized image delivery over limited bandwidth communication channels: Large-scale images are retrieved over network communications channels for display on a client device by selecting an update image parcel relative to an operator controlled image viewpoint to display via the client device. A request is prepared for the update image parcel and associated with a request queue for subsequent... Agent: Inovo Limited

20110175915 - Visually-assisted mixing of audio using a spectral analyzer: Processor-implemented methods and systems for visually-assisted mixing of audio using a spectral analyzer are disclosed. The system calculates and displays a spectral view for each track in an arrangement in a multi-track view. A user can then request modification of the spectral view. In response to this request for modification,... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110175916 - Vectorization of line drawings using global topology and storing in hybrid form: An animation system can vectorize an image by generating, from an input drawing, a dataset corresponding to vector and digital representations of the input drawing such that a rendering engine could render an image having features in common with the input drawing from the representations, as a collection of strokes... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20110175917 - Mobile display device and control method in mobile display device: It is possible to provide a mobile display device which can improve usability even when the character size is increased for improving visibility. A method for controlling the mobile display device is also disclosed. A control unit (18) can set a conversion candidate of an input character displayed on a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110175918 - Character animation control interface using motion capure: A processor-readable medium stores code representing instructions to cause a processor to define a virtual feature. The virtual feature can be associated with at least one engaging condition. The code further represents instructions to cause the processor to receive an end-effector coordinate associated with an actor and calculate an actor... Agent:

20110175922 - Method for defining animation parameters for an animation definition interface: A system and a computer-readable medium are provided for controlling a computing device to define a set of computer animation parameters for an object to be animated electronically. An electronic reference model of the object to be animated is obtained. The reference model is altered to form a modified model... Agent: At&t Corp.

20110175920 - Method for handling and transferring data in an interactive input system, and interactive input system executing the method: A method in a computing device of transferring data to another computing device includes establishing wireless communication with the other computing device, designating data for transfer to the other computing device; and in the event that the computing device assumes a predetermined orientation, automatically initiating wireless transfer of the data... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc

20110175921 - Performance driven facial animation: A method of animating a digital facial model, the method including: defining a plurality of action units; calibrating each action unit of the plurality of action units via an actor's performance; capturing first facial pose data; determining a plurality of weights, each weight of the plurality of weights uniquely corresponding... Agent: Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

20110175919 - Signage display system and process: The invention is a novel display system, for signage and the like. An apparatus and process is provided for displaying a static source image in a manner that it is perceived as an animated sequence of images when viewed by an observer in relative motion to the apparatus. The source... Agent: Mirage Motion Media Inc.

20110175923 - Apparatuses, methods and systems for a distributed object renderer: APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR A DISTRIBUTED OBJECT RENDERER implement distributed rendering of complex visualizations in rich multimedia objects for sharing in online social networking applications. In one embodiment, a processor-implemented distributed rendering method is disclosed, comprising: obtaining a request to render an image of a visualization included in a... Agent:

20110175924 - System and method for image-based rendering with object proxies: A system and method for rendering with an object proxy. In one embodiment, a method includes forming a set of view textures corresponding to a set of viewing directions; selecting a viewing direction for rendering; selecting at least two view textures from the formed set based on the selected viewing... Agent: Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc.

20110175925 - Adapting display color for low luminance conditions: A method for adapting color appearance of a display (200) for low luminance conditions includes operating a projection (100) to display images on a display surface (30); detecting ambient light conditions and displayed image brightness; determining low luminance conditions based on the detected ambient light conditions and the detected display... Agent:

20110175926 - Projector and method for projecting an image: A projector having an illumination modulator to modulate the intensity of the light in a pixel-individual manner, a projection lens projecting the light being modulated in a pixel-individual manner onto an image modulator to generate the image to be projected such that each illumination pixel is associated with at least... Agent: Carl Zeiss Ag

20110175927 - Information processing apparatus, method of operation thereof and storage medium: The processing time including that for the process of expanding vector data representing each of a plurality of objects constituting an image into each object is acquired. The time taken to reproduce the image by using the vector data representing each of the plurality of objects is specified based on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110175929 - Information processing apparatus and teleconference system: The document data (e.g., conference materials) are transmitted from a conference server apparatus to a terminal apparatus 3 attending a teleconference, and the terminal apparatus 3 utilizes a displaying unit 46 to display the document data on the lower layer, utilizes a accepting unit 45 (e.g., a pen tablet or... Agent:

20110175928 - Map display device and map display method: A map display device, including a map display control unit that causes a map to be displayed on a display monitor and causes a facility icon to be displayed being superimposed on a map; an indication unit that indicates a portion of an area of a map displayed on the... Agent: Clarion Co., Ltd.

20110175930 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: A mobile terminal is provided that includes a display unit configured to display one or more windows at a time, and a controller configured to generate a first window and a second window separate from the first window when an event occurs in the first window. The controller is configured... Agent:

20110175931 - Map information processor and data structure of map information: A map information processor includes a map information storage unit 13 for storing map display information including a set of pieces of mesh-by-mesh map information managed on a mesh-by-mesh basis and including road information, background information, and in-mesh image information, an image processing unit 15 for generating a map image... Agent:

20110175932 - Eye tracker based contextual action: The present invention relates to systems and methods for assisting a user when interacting with a graphical user interface by combining eye based input with input for e.g. selection and activation of objects and object parts and execution of contextual actions related to the objects and object parts. The present... Agent: Tobii Technology Ab

20110175933 - Image display controlling apparatus, image display controlling method and integrated circuit: The present invention detects a position of an object in space, and stores therein the detected position by associating with image data. When displaying an image, the present invention sets as a coordinate of a vertical axis of the display device an object position in a depth direction perpendicular to... Agent:

20110175936 - Angular dependent pixels for trick view: A display device having a display panel for displaying an image by spatial light modulation includes a plurality of pixel groups, each pixel group including a first pixel having a first type of luminance against viewing angle response, and a second pixel having a second type of luminance against viewing... Agent:

20110175938 - Backlight unit and display apparatus: A backlight unit and a display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus includes a driving unit which applies a driving current using a duty cycle controlling to the light emitting unit; and a controller which controls a first driving current to be applied to the light emitting unit in a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110175935 - Control of light-emitting-diode backlight illumination through frame insertion: System(s) and method(s) are provided to regulate backlighting in a light emitting diode (LED)-based display through a sequence of alternate pulse-width-modulation (PWM) frame or sub-frame insertions. Alternate PWM frames or sub-frames can be black or non-black. A plurality of pixels in the display is partitioned into at least one zone... Agent: Msilica Inc

20110175944 - Control system for maintaining color of a display device: A control system is used for maintaining color of a display device, wherein the color is g formed by brightness of a first, second and a third color elements. The first, second and the third color elements have a first brightness, second brightness and a third brightness respectively and a... Agent: Chi Lin Technology Co., Ltd.

20110175939 - Display device: The invention provides a display device including a display medium, the display medium including a pair of substrates positioned so as to have a space therebetween, at least one of the substrates having translucency; a pair of electrodes respectively being positioned on the pair of substrates, the electrode positioned on... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110175945 - Driving methods for electrophoretic displays: The driving system and methods of the present invention enable interruption of updating images. The system and methods not only have the advantage that they can prevent overdriving of an electrophoretic display, but they also allow updating images in the highest speed possible.... Agent:

20110175934 - Front projector: A front projector (FP) comprises an image generating device (DP) which generates an image in accordance with an input display signal (IDS). A projection lens (PL) projects the image to obtain a projected image (PL) on an projection area (IPA). At least one light source (LS1, LS2; L1, L2, L3)... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110175942 - Gamma reference voltage output circuit of source driver: A gamma reference voltage output circuit of a source driver includes a reference voltage generation unit configured to divide power supply voltages by using resistors which are connected in series, and generate a plurality of gamma reference voltages; a gamma buffer unit having a plurality of gamma buffers which selectively... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd

20110175937 - Gamma voltage generation circuit: A gamma voltage generation circuit is provided. The gamma voltage generation circuit includes a plurality of resistor strings, a plurality of second resistors and a plurality of switches. Each of the resistor strings has a plurality of first resistors connected in series. Each of ends of the first resistors provides... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110175943 - Gamma voltage output circuit of source driver: A gamma voltage output circuit of a source driver includes a reference voltage generation unit configured to generate upper and lower reference voltages; and upper and lower gamma buffers configured to stabilize and output the reference voltages. The lower gamma buffers include a first gamma buffer having a first operational... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd

20110175950 - Illuminating apparatus and liquid crystal display apparatus provided with the same: Provided is an illuminating apparatus wherein luminosity deterioration of illuminating light can be suppressed. An illuminating apparatus (10) is provided with a main controller (11), which specifies an LED having the most significant deterioration from among a red LED (3a), a green LED (3b) and a blue LED (3c) for... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110175951 - Illuminating apparatus and liquid crystal display device provided therewith: Provided is an illuminating apparatus wherein a time for correcting the color of illuminating light can be shortened. The illuminating apparatus (10) is provided with a plurality of light-emitting elements (3) respectively containing a red LED (3a), a green LED (3b), and a blue LED (3c); an output section (15)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110175952 - Illumination device and liquid crystal display device including same: An illumination device is provided that can reduce decreases in brightness of illumination light. The illumination device (10) includes a main controller (11) that identifies, when a color shade correction operation is performed, an LED that is degraded most significantly among a red LED (3a), a green LED (3b) and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110175941 - Method for driving liquid crystal display device: In an image signal writing period, a first image signal is supplied to a first liquid crystal element and a first capacitor from a signal line. In a backlight lighting period, display is performed in a light-transmitting pixel portion in response to the first image signal. In a black grayscale... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110175947 - Method for improving image stitch-in phenomenon: A method for improving image stitch-in phenomenon is disclosed. The method includes the following steps. First, at least a first gray-scale line is inserted into the position of a corresponding number of scan line(s) in a frame. Then, at least a second gray-scale line is inserted into the position of... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110175948 - Ornamental display: An ornamental display device having an interferometric modulator for displaying an ornamental image. The ornamental device may also have a signal receiver configured to receive an external signal. The ornamental device may further have a processor configured to control an image on the display based on the external signal. The... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110175949 - Power management for modulated backlights: Power levels of a backlight are adjusted in a number of ways and based on a number of criteria. The adjustments result in a lower power consumption and, in some cases, may enhance audience attention to important objects in a scene. The adjustments comprise, for example, a combination of ramping... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20110175940 - Projection display apparatus and image adjustment method: A projection display apparatus includes: an imager configured to modulate light emitted from a light source; a projection unit configured to project light coming from the imager on a projection plane; a detection unit configured to detect a projection frame provided on the projection plane; and an imager controller configured... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110175946 - Transflective liquid crystal display device and method of fabricating the same: A transflective liquid crystal display device. A first substrate having viewing and peripheral areas is provided. The viewing area comprises transmissive and reflective regions. A backlight device is disposed under the first substrate, used to provide a backlight passing through the transmissive region. A power management controller connects the backlight... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110175953 - Projector and method for projecting an image: A projector, having an illumination modulator having multiple illumination pixels a projection lens projecting the light being modulated in a pixel-individual manner onto an image modulator having multiple image pixels to generate the image. A controller generates illumination control data for the illumination modulator and generates image control data for... Agent: Carl Zeiss Ag

20110175954 - Method of driving a display panel, driving unit for performing the method, and display apparatus having the driving unit: A driving unit of a display panel includes a control part, a gate driving part, a grayscale compensating part, and a data driving part. The control part provides a control signal and a grayscale signal. The gate driving part provides a gate signal to the display panel. The display panel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

  
07/14/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20110169715 - Multi-use wireless display tag infrastructure and methods: A multiuse system for use with Wireless Display Tags (WDTs) includes, in one or more exemplary arrangements, techniques for automatically maintaining synchronicity between pricing data for a product and advertising, marketing or promotional data associated with that product, and for detecting the proximity and location of a customer within a... Agent: Altierre Corporation

20110169717 - Mini monitor on shared peripheral bus: A system with a main monitor for a host computer and a second, mini monitor for displaying a portion of the display normally intended for the main monitor. In one embodiment, the mini monitor is connected to the computer over a shared, peripheral bus, such as the universal serial bus... Agent: Logitech Europe S.a.

20110169716 - Plasma display panel and multi plasma display panel: A plasma display panel and a multi plasma display panel are disclosed. The multi plasma display panel includes a plurality of plasma display panels that are positioned adjacent to one another. Each of the plurality of plasma display panels includes a front substrate, a back substrate positioned opposite the front... Agent:

20110169718 - Display device having image pickup function and two-way communication system: A compact and lightweight display device having an image pickup function and a two-way communication system which can shoot an image of a user as an object and display an image at the same time without degrading image quality by disposing a semi-transmitting mirror or the like which blocks an... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110169719 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes a rear plate including electron emitting devices each including a pair of electrodes and an electron emitting unit, first wirings each interconnecting electrodes in one of the pair of electrodes of the electron emitting devices arrayed at the same row, second wirings each interconnecting electrodes... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169720 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device that can prevent distortion of an image transmitted therethrough by preventing light scattering. The organic light emitting display device includes a substrate in which a plurality of transmitting regions and a plurality of pixel regions are defined. The plurality of pixel regions are spaced... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110169721 - Upstream signal processing for client devices in a small-cell wireless network: Methods, apparatuses and program logic in storage media to process media data for quality enhancement. The media data is for rendering at a wireless device. Environmental quantities are accepted from one or more sensors located remote from the wireless device but sufficiently close to be indicative of similar quantities in... Agent:

20110169722 - Liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides semi-transmission type liquid crystal display device offering high contrast ratio and aperture ratio for transmissive display and capable of supporting pixels in fine geometry. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a first substrate (10), a liquid crystal layer (100), and a second... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169723 - Level shift circuit, liquid crystal display device and charge sharing method: A level shift circuit includes a control logic circuit, a plurality of level shift output buffers and a plurality of charge sharing circuits. The control logic circuit receives input clock pulse signals and a charge sharing signal and acquires voltage level information of each received signal. Each output buffer amplifies... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110169724 - Interferometric pixel with patterned mechanical layer: Interferometric modulators and methods of making the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, an interferometric display includes a sub-pixel having a membrane layer with a void formed therein. The void can be configured to increase the flexibility of the membrane layer. The sub-pixel can further include an optical mask configured... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110169726 - Evolving universal gesture sets: In a gesture-based system, gestures may control aspects of a computing environment or application, where the gestures may be derived from a user's position or movement in a physical space. Gesture recognition data, used to recognize gestures from captured data representative of a user's input gestures, may be evolved based... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110169725 - Function measuring device: [SOLUTION] A mat unit 7 includes foot switches SW1 to SW4, and detects step motion of a test subject. The test subject performs the step motion on the foot switches SW2 and SW3 while sitting. ON/OFF information of the foot switches SW1 to SW4 is transmitted to an adapter 1... Agent:

20110169727 - Interactive input system and illumination system therefor: An interactive input system includes at least one illumination source emitting radiation into a region of interest; at least one imaging assembly capturing image frames of the region of interest, the at least one illumination source being in the field of view of the at least one imaging assembly; and... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc

20110169729 - Method and an apparatus for performing interaction between a mobile device and a screen: A method for performing an interaction between a mobile device and a screen having a plurality of NFC tags comprising data which can be read by said mobile device by using an NFC reader module of said mobile device to read a tag, wherein an image which is part of... Agent: Betten & Resch

20110169728 - Rotatable display device and image displaying method thereof: A rotatable display device and an image displaying method thereof are provided. In the present method, a plurality of display signal formats is defined in the rotatable display device, wherein each of the display signal formats corresponds to a display direction of the rotatable display device. Then, one of the... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20110169730 - Sight line input user interface unit, user interface method, user interface program, and recording medium with user interface program recorded: A sight line input user interface unit, a sight line input user interface method, a sight line input user interface program, and a recording medium with the program recorded in which the user's intention can be properly recognized to prevent a false judgment are provided. The sight line input user... Agent: Pioneer Corporation

20110169733 - Cursor positioning control device: A cursor positioning control device is provided. The device includes a cursor movement measuring unit configured to measure a measurement value corresponding to a movement amount of a cursor on a display every certain time, a cursor deceleration determination unit configured to subtract an N-th measurement value from an (N-1)-th... Agent: Minebea Co., Ltd.

20110169734 - Display device and control method thereof: A display device and a control method thereof are discussed. A display device and a control method thereof according to an embodiment of the present invention comprise a display unit displaying an object; a receiver receiving a wireless signal from a three dimensional (3D) pointing device recognizing a three dimensional... Agent:

20110169731 - Input apparatus: An input apparatus 10 includes an input unit 11, a display unit 12, an input mode determination unit 13 for determining whether an input is in a first input mode or a second input mode and an input control unit for controlling, when the input to a key is determined... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110169732 - Methods and electronic devices for previewing videos: According to one aspect, an electronic device having a display for presenting a cursor and a graphic representation corresponding to a video. The electronic device also includes a selection mechanism for moving the cursor on the display, and a processor for detecting a presence of the cursor in a vicinity... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110169735 - Apparatus and method for interacting with handheld carrier hosting media content: Improved techniques for interacting with one or more handheld carriers hosting media content are disclosed. The handheld carrier hosting media content may be sensed, and at least a portion of the media content may be integrated into operation of a media activity provided by a computing device, upon recognizing the... Agent:

20110169736 - Interactive input system and tool tray therefor: An interactive input system comprises an interactive surface and a tool tray supporting at least one tool to be used to interact with the interactive surface. The tool tray comprises processing structure for communicating with at least one imaging device and processing data received from the at least one imaging... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc

20110169737 - Storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing apparatus, and information processing system: An information processing apparatus is capable of obtaining operation data according to a tilt of a predetermined object that can be moved by a user. The information processing apparatus calculates tilt information corresponding to the tilt of the object based on the operation data. The information processing apparatus calculates a... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110169738 - Optical navigation devices: An imaging device may have illumination paths directed to an imaging area to thereby illuminate the whole of the imaging surface. The imaging area may be adapted to generate frustrated total internal reflection of the illumination from the imaging surface, in the presence of an element in contact with some... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

20110169739 - Optical navigation devices: An assembly is adapted for being employed in an optical navigation device, such as that used on a computer or mobile communications device. The assembly includes a housing device and an optical device, wherein the housing device includes a receiving section for receiving the optical device. The receiving section has... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

20110169742 - Electroactive polymer transducers for sensory feedback applications: Electroactive polymer transducers for sensory feedback applications are disclosed.... Agent: Bayer Materialscience Ag

20110169740 - Keyboard with multi-angle positioning support: A keyboard includes a main body and a support for adjusting the angle of the main body. The bottom of the main body defines slots, and furrows defined in opposite side walls of the slots. The support is accommodated in the main body, includes brackets received in the slots, two... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110169741 - System and method for associating characters to keys in a keypad in an electronic device: The disclosure relates to a system and method of mapping a layout of a keyboard onto a keypad in an electronic device. The method comprises: associating a first set of characters in a QWERTY keyboard layout with a segment of programmable keys in the keypad, the QWERTY keyboard layout comprising... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110169743 - Input device and mobile terminal having the input device: An input device and a mobile terminal having the input device are provided. The input device includes a key button with a transparent material having an internal space, an illumination sensor located in an internal space of the key button to sense ambient illumination of the key button, a light-emitting... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20110169744 - Mobile terminal and method for operating touch keypad thereof: A mobile terminal and method for operating a touch keypad, the mobile terminal including a touch keypad, a touch sensor processor for sensing a signal inputted from a key selected by a user on the touch keypad and outputting location information corresponding to the selected key based upon the sensed... Agent:

20110169745 - 5-wire resistive touch screen pressure measurement circuit and method: A 5-wire touch screen system includes a touch screen (10) including a wiper (11) and a resistive layer (16) aligned with the wiper and first (UL), second (UR), third (LR), and fourth (LL) resistive layer contacts, wherein a touch on the screen presses a small portion of the wiper against... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20110169763 - Bottom-up watershed dataflow method and region-specific segmentation based on historic data to identify patches on a touch sensor panel: The application of a watershed algorithm to pixels and their touch values obtained from a scan of a touch sensor panel to determine patches corresponding to images of touch is disclosed. Prior to applying the watershed algorithm, background pixels having little or no touch values can be eliminated. A primary... Agent:

20110169760 - Device for control of electronic apparatus by manipulation of graphical objects on a multicontact touch screen: A device for controlling an electronic apparatus by handling graphic objects. The device includes a visualisation screen, a transparent multi-contact touch sensor for acquiring multi-contact touch information generated by a plurality of pointing devices, and an electronic control circuit for generating control signals based on the touch information and for... Agent: Stantum

20110169756 - Electronic pen system: An electronic pen transmits pen information to a controller corresponding to detection of a touch condition, and thereafter turns ON a connecting switch that disconnects electrical connection between the tip portion and the grip portion of the pen that are provided in a state of being electrically disconnected from each... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110169753 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method thereof, and computer-readable storage medium: An information processing apparatus inputs instructed coordinates to a display screen, and selects an object displayed at a coordinate position that corresponds to the input coordinates. When a drag operation for the object that was selected by the selection unit has been detected, a determination is made of whether or... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169754 - Information processing device, opening/closing angle detecting method, and opening/closing angle detecting program: An information processing device includes two casings that are openably/closably coupled to each other, a detection unit that is provided on at least one of the two casings and is configured to detect one of contact and proximity of an operation input with respect to an operation surface, and a... Agent:

20110169765 - Input apparatus: An input apparatus has a display unit for displaying an input object, an input unit for receiving a pressure input to the input object, a load detection unit for detecting a pressure load on the input unit, and a control unit for controlling to receive the pressure input if the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110169758 - Input apparatus and control method of input apparatus: An input apparatus has a touch sensor for receiving an input, a load detection unit for detecting a pressure load on a touch face of the touch sensor, a tactile sensation providing unit for vibrating the touch face, and a control unit, when the pressure load detected by the load... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110169752 - Input device and recording medium storing input control program: An input device includes a touch panel having a detection region and configured, when an operation is made within the detection region, to detect a position in which the operation is made. The detection region includes operation receiving regions located in respective different positions and associated with respective different procedures.... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169755 - Integrated vehicle entertainment/navigation system with multi-zone control: Various embodiments of computer systems, methods, and computer programs are disclosed for implementing an integrated vehicle entertainment/navigation (IVEN) computer system. One embodiment is an integrated vehicle entertainment and navigation system comprising a central computer, a primary display device, a first secondary display device, a second secondary display device, and a... Agent:

20110169748 - Method for handling user input in an interactive input system, and interactive input system executing the method: An interactive input system comprises a display surface and processing structure communicating with the display surface. The processing structure presents on the display surface at least one graphic object, the graphic object having properties and a respective solution state comprising a value of at least one property. The processing structure... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc

20110169764 - Mobile terminal, page transmission method for a mobile terminal and program: There are provided: a detection means for detecting user's touch; a moving speed calculating means for calculating a moving speed from a moving distance and a travel time of a detection position detected by the detection means; and a page turning means for indicating a plurality of pieces of data... Agent:

20110169750 - Multi-touchpad multi-touch user interface: A user interface assembly includes a first touch sensitive pad and a second touch sensitive pad spaced apart from each other that both sense a position of corresponding objects on each touch sensitive pad and synchronizes those positions into an output that relates the sensed positions to corresponding positions on... Agent: Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

20110169757 - Proactive image reminding and selection method: The invention is related to an image selection method comprising the following steps: a) automatically and randomly selecting (100) at least one, so-called, reminder digital image (108), amongst a collection (102) of digital images, b) automatically selecting at least one subset (130, 130a) of, so-called, linked digital images amongst the... Agent:

20110169746 - Projection apparatus and control method for same: In an image projection apparatus capable of detecting user operations on a projected image, detecting a moving direction to/from the projected image of an object (for example, a hand) that a user uses to operate a GUI from, for example, an image taken of a region of a projection surface... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169762 - Recognizing selection regions from multiple simultaneous input: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for recognizing selection regions from multiple simultaneous inputs. Input selection regions are calculated from simultaneous contacts on a multi-touch input display surface. Computer system users can use natural and/or more intuitive hand gestures to select items on an input/display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110169747 - Touch detection method: A touch detection method is adapted for a display apparatus. The display apparatus comprises a first gate line, a sensor pad and a second gate line adjacent to the first gate line. The sensor pad is electrically coupled to the first gate line. The touch detection method comprises steps of:... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110169761 - Touch panel, display device including the same, and liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes an active matrix substrate (20a) including a plurality of first touch panel interconnects (19b) extending in parallel with each other, a counter substrate (30a) facing the active matrix substrate (20a) and including a plurality of second touch panel interconnects (25a) extending in parallel with... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169751 - Touch screen input device: Disclosed herein is a touch screen input device, including: a first transparent electrode applied on one side of a transparent film using a conductive polymer composition including a conductive polymer and a solvent; a second transparent electrode applied on one side of a transparent substrate using the conductive polymer composition... Agent:

20110169759 - Touch-sensing display device: A touch-sensing display device includes a display panel, a touch panel, a driver unit, and a flexible printed circuit board. The touch panel is disposed on the display panel, and the driver unit is disposed on the display panel to provide driving signals and drive the display panel and the... Agent:

20110169749 - Virtual touchpad for a touch device: An apparatus, method, and computer program product are disclosed to provide a virtual touchpad for a touch device. A placement module places a virtual touchpad at a dynamic location within a touch sensitive area of a touch device. A touch input module positions a pointer on a screen of the... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.

20110169770 - Antenna embedded input device and electronic device having the device: An antenna embedded input device includes an insulating substrate disposed along a sensing surface, measurement electrodes provided in the insulating substrate and detecting a touch of an object on the sensing surface, an antenna provided in the insulating substrate so as to surround the measurement electrodes and transmitting or receiving... Agent: Alps Electric Co., Ltd.

20110169766 - Detecting apparatus of a resistive touch panel: The invention relates to a detecting apparatus of resistive touch panel comprising a resistive touch panel and a plurality of sensing modules. The resistive touch panel includes a plurality of sensing blocks, each of which is composed of a first sensing unit and a second sensing unit. The plurality of... Agent: Ideacom Technology Corporation

20110169771 - Display panel housing optical sensors (amended: A display panel housing optical sensors has an active matrix substrate (100) having a pixel region (1) in which pixels are arranged in a matrix, and optical sensors (11) are formed in at least a portion of the pixel region (1). Included among the optical sensors (11) in the pixel... Agent:

20110169768 - Electrostatic detection device, information apparatus, and electrostatic detection method: An electrostatic detection device includes a detection panel 1 having one or a plurality of detection electrodes, charge/discharge means 2 for repeatedly performing charge/discharge, characteristic extraction means 3 for repeatedly extracting characteristics, accumulation analog/digital conversion means 4 for accumulating the characteristics and performing analog/digital conversion, post-processing means 5 for calculating... Agent:

20110169767 - Polarizer capacitive touch screen: A touch screen is disclosed. The touch screen includes a display assembly to generate a visible feedback to a user, a conductive layer spaced from the display assembly for sensing a touch of the user, and a polarizer layer disposed adjacent the conductive layer, wherein the conductive layer is interposed... Agent:

20110169769 - Touch display substrate and touch screen display apparatus having the same: A touch display substrate comprises a base substrate, a plurality of pixel portions, a sensing element portion and a sensing line portion. The pixel portions can be arranged in at least one pixel column and at least one pixel row on the base substrate, and may include a pixel electrode.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110169777 - Image processing apparatus, image display system, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: an under-detection object detecting section that detects an under-detection object area in an image displayed on a display screen based on image data, the detection being performed based on a captured image obtained by using a camera to capture the displayed image blocked by the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110169776 - Image processor, image display system, and image processing method: An image processor includes: an estimated image generating unit that generates an estimated image from image data based on image information obtained by taking a model image displayed on a display screen with a camera without being blocked by an object to be detected; an object-to-be-detected detecting unit that detects... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110169779 - Infrared sensor integrated in a touch panel: An infrared source is configured to illuminate the underside of one or more objects on or above a touchable surface of a touch panel. Infrared light reflected from the underside of the object(s) is detected by an infrared sensor integrated in the touch panel below the touchable surface.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110169778 - Interactive projection system: An interactive projection system, apparatus, and methods for their use are provided. The system includes a projection unit that projects an image of a user interface onto a projection surface. At least one vision sensor is provided that is configured to sense a location of an infrared light source. A... Agent: Crayola LLC

20110169780 - Methods for determining a touch location on a touch screen: A method of determining a touch coordinate on a touch screen, including providing a display, a plurality of collimating lenses along two opposite edges of the display, the collimating lenses being arranged along the two edges so as to be shift-aligned relative to one another, a plurality of light pulse... Agent: Neonode, Inc.

20110169782 - Optical touch screen using a mirror image for determining three-dimensional position information: A touch screen system including a reflective display surface, a camera mounted so as to capture an image of (i) the reflective display surface, (ii) a pointer approaching the reflective display surface, and (iii) a reflection of the pointer on the reflective display surface, and a processor coupled with the... Agent: Neonode, Inc.

20110169775 - Stylus and touch input system: A touch input system including a stylus and a display device is provided. The stylus includes a battery module, a touch portion, a transducer module and a RF transmitting module. When a contact pressure is acted on the touch portion, the touch portion is electrically connected to the battery module... Agent:

20110169772 - Touch device, display substrate, liquid crystal display and operation method for photo sensor: A touch device is disposed on a substrate having a plurality of gate lines. The touch device comprises a power line, a photo sensor and a readout line. The photo sensor is electrically coupled to the power line and two specific gate lines of the gate lines, and generated a... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110169773 - Touch keyboard: A touch keyboard includes a touch panel and a circuit board mounted in a housing. The touch panel includes a plurality of labeled touch portions reflecting an infrared ray when being touched. A plurality of infrared emitters and receivers are mounted on the circuit board each of which are corresponding... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110169774 - Touch module, display device having the touch module, and method for detecting a touch position of the touch module: The present invention relates to a touch module including a light emitting part, a light waveguide, a frustration layer, and a light receiving part. The light emitting part emits light and is disposed along a first direction. The light waveguide includes a first side surface and a second side surface... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110169781 - Touch screen calibration and update methods: A method of calibrating optical components in a light-based touch screen, including providing (i) a display, (ii) a row of light pulse emitters that sequentially transmit light pulses over the display according to calibrated pulse current and pulse duration controls, and (iii) a row of light pulse receivers that receive... Agent: Neonode, Inc.

20110169783 - Touch display device: A touch display device including a display, a touch panel and a transparent shielding layer is provided. The touch panel is disposed on the display, and includes a substrate and touch sensors positioned thereon. The transparent shielding layer is set between the display and the touch sensors of the touch... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20110169785 - Optically imaging pen for capturing continuous nib force data in response to control data: An optically imaging pen for sensing a position relative to a surface. The pen includes a nib for interacting with a surface; a force sensor coupled to the nib, an image sensor and a processor. The pen is configured for imaging data portions on the surface; determining if the image... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20110169784 - Stylus retaining mechanism for portable electronic device: A stylus retaining mechanism for portable electronic device includes a main body, a latching portion, and an elastic member. The main body defines an opening and a receiving chamber communicating with the opening. The latching portion is positioned at one side of the receiving chamber spaced from the opening. The... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110169786 - User interface for controlling a bathroom plumbing fixture: A plumbing fixture is operated by a user interface that has an enclosure with a faceplate from which a pedestal seamlessly projects outward. An alphanumeric display is visible through the faceplate and a plurality of switches respond to the user pressing different portions of the faceplate. A selector includes a... Agent:

20110169791 - Display device: In a liquid crystal display device (10), stabilizing capacitors (61), bypass capacitors (62) and boosting capacitors (63), which would conventionally be mounted on an FPC board (50), are disposed along long and short input sides of an LSI chip (40) mounted on a projection (20a) of a glass substrate (20)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169787 - Display device and display driving method: An exemplary display device includes multiple pixels, first through third gate lines and a data line. The pixels include first through third pixels. The first through third gate lines respectively are electrically coupled with the first through third pixels and for deciding whether to enable the first through third pixels.... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110169790 - Display driving circuit, display device, and display driving method: The present invention eliminates, for CC driving based on line inversion driving, the appearance of lateral stripes in a first frame in which an image corresponding to a video signal starts to be displayed. The present invention includes: a gate line driving circuit (30) which outputs a gate signal for... Agent:

20110169792 - Display panel: The present invention provides a display panel in which, without providing connection terminals, the number of which corresponds to the number of test terminals of a liquid crystal panel, on a circuit board such as an FPC board, miniaturization is obtained while reducing costs such as the mounting cost and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169789 - Driving circuit and driving method for display device: A gate start pulse signal for a next frame is output at (m−n+k+1)-th line from a beginning of display period for a previous frame in a case where m denotes the number of the display lines, n denotes the number of extra outputs from the gate driver at a side... Agent: Nec Lcd Technologies, Ltd.

20110169788 - Liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device where a common driver circuit formed of only a single channel transistor can be made smaller, wherein the counter electrode driving circuit has M basic circuits that are connected to M counter electrodes (M≧2), the (n−1)th selection scan signal, the nth... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20110169793 - Liquid crystal display, flat display and gate driving method thereof: In a liquid crystal display, a flat display and a gate driving method thereof, the flat display comprises first and second pixel rows, first to third gate lines and a gate driving circuit. The first gate line is for determining whether to turn on a portion of pixels in the... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110169795 - Image display apparatus and image display method: It is expected to provide an image display apparatus and image display method that can reduce the risk that an image quality is undermined due to a halo phenomenon caused by the leak of light passing through a non-corresponding color filter from a LED. The image display apparatus can respectively... Agent:

20110169794 - Photodetector, photodetector array and display device with photodetection: According to one embodiment, a photodetector includes a substrate, a first semiconductor region, a second semiconductor region, a third semiconductor region, an insulating film, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a shield film. The first semiconductor region is provided on a major surface of the substrate. The second semiconductor... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110169796 - Drive circuit and liquid crystal display using the same: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a drive circuit, and a power circuit. The drive circuit includes a gate driver, a timing control circuit, and a wave signal generation circuit. The timing control circuit sends a timing control signal to the gate driver and the wave signal... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110169797 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel including a plurality of data lines to which a data voltage is supplied, a plurality of gate lines to which a gate pulse is supplied, and a plurality of liquid crystal cells, a data drive circuit to invert a... Agent:

20110169798 - Active matrix organic light emitting diode (oled) display, pixel circuit and data current writing method thereof: An exemplary active matrix organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes a data line, a current sensing line, a power line and a plurality of pixels all electrically coupled to the data line, the current sensing line and the power line. During a data current is writing to a selected... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110169808 - Amplifier including dithering switch and display driving circuit using the amplifier: An amplifier and a display driving circuit. The amplifier includes an input stage, a bias stage and an output stage. The input stage determines voltage levels of two nodes in correspondence to two input voltages received in response to a first bias voltage, and includes four path selecting switches, two... Agent: Silicon Works Co. Ltd

20110169804 - Display apparatus and display driving method: A display apparatus includes: a pixel array in which pixel circuits each having a light emitting device, a drive transistor, a sampling transistor, and a retention capacity; a signal selector that supplies threshold correction reference voltages and a video signal voltages as to signal lines arranged in columns on the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110169810 - Display device: It is an object to provide a highly reliable display device. It is a feature an IC is over a substrate and a material layer having the same height is thereover. An IC is provided on one side of the substrate, and a material layer having the same height as... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110169801 - Driving apparatus of display: A driving apparatus of a display is disclosed. The driving apparatus mentioned above includes a digital-to-analog converter circuit and an output buffer circuit. The digital-to-analog converting circuit receives a display data with a digital format for generating a gray-level voltage. The output buffer circuit has an output terminal to output... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20110169805 - Electric optical apparatus, driving method thereof and electronic device: An electric optical apparatus including a display section in which an electric optical material is pinched between a pair of substrates and a plurality of pixels is arranged, wherein the display section is provided with a scanning line, a data line and a power-supply line that are connected to each... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110169799 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal layer disposed between first and second substrates. A gate line transmits gate signals; a first data line transmits data voltages; a first voltage line alternately transmits a first voltage and a second voltage that is than greater than the first voltage; a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110169803 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes: a light source section; a liquid crystal display panel including pixels and performing video display; and a drive section. The drive section performs the driving on the light source section for turning ON and OFF in synchronization with the driving of the pixels for... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110169800 - Method of processing data and display apparatus for performing the method: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a timing control part and a data driving part. The display panel is divided into N display areas. The timing control part includes a serializing part to serializing N data received in parallel to generate an N-th frame data, a overdriving part to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110169809 - Pixel structure with improved viewing angle: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display with a plurality of pixel units. Each pixel unit includes two sub-pixels. Each sub-pixel includes a thin film transistor, a liquid crystal capacitor and a storage capacitor. One of the storage capacitors is a changeable capacitor. By the changeable capacitor, two different... Agent: Hannstar Display Corporation

20110169807 - Plasma display panel and drive method therefor: A plasma display panel and a drive method therefor, which can enhance a representation capability when displaying a dark image. The plasma display panel includes fluorophor layers containing magnesium oxide. The drive method includes a reset step to initialize all the pixel cells into states of one of a light-up... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110169806 - Projector and control method: A projector includes: an interface section that has a plurality of connection terminals receiving image information from source devices, a projecting section that projects an image, a storage control section that stores identification information that denotes the source device, an instruction information input section accepting instruction information, a power-supply, a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110169802 - Signal processing apparatus, display apparatus, electronic apparatus, signal processing method and program: A signal processing apparatus including a conversion efficiency degradation value calculation section adapted to calculate a conversion efficiency degradation value regarding degradation of a conversion efficiency when driving current supplied to a light emitting element in each of a plurality of pixel circuits is converted into a luminance based on... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110169814 - Digital driving circuits, methods and systems for liquid crystal display devices: A method may include controlling a display device in at least first mode by varying a correlation between display driver signals applied across display segments within the display device; wherein the display driver signals vary between substantially only two levels, and a display segment is activated when an average voltage... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20110169813 - Display panel driving circuit having charge sharing switch formed in pad: A display panel driving circuit includes N number of amplifiers configured to supply N number of output voltages to a display panel; N number of output switches configured to transmit output signals from the N number of amplifiers through N number of pads to the display panel; and a plurality... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd

20110169812 - Pixel circuit, display device, driving method of pixel circuit, and driving method of display device: A pixel circuit, disposed at a part where a scanning line and a signal line intersect each other, includes at least an electrooptic element, a drive transistor, a sampling transistor, and a retaining capacitance. The drive transistor has a gate connected to an input node, a source connected to an... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110169811 - Plasma display apparatus and method of driving plasma display panel: A sustain pulse generating circuit has a power recovery circuit and an auxiliary circuit. The power recovery circuit has an inductor with a first coil, a second coil, and a third coil, and a capacitor. The auxiliary circuit has a first auxiliary switch and a second auxiliary switch. The sustain... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110169815 - Spatial light modulator: A spatial light modulator includes an array of pixels, with each of the pixels having a dimension smaller than a wavelength of light to be modulated. Each of the pixels further has a permittivity that can he controlled using an electronic signal applied to the pixel.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20110169817 - Apparatus for compensating for deterioration in amoled: There is provided an apparatus for compensating for deterioration in an active matrix organic light-emitting diode. An apparatus for compensating for deterioration in an active matrix organic light-emitting diode being operated by a pixel driving unit may include: a switching control unit being synchronized with an operation of the pixel... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110169816 - Gate output control method: An exemplary gate output control method includes the following steps: providing a gate control signal; using an angling control signal to angling modulate the gate control signal so as to generate a modulated gate control signal; and supplying the modulated gate control signal to a first integrated gate driver circuit... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110169824 - 3d image processing device and method for reducing noise in 3d image processing device: Multiplication coefficients K1 and K2 in a first multiplying section and a second multiplying section are controlled based on the correlation in a parallax adjusted right-eye signal and a parallax adjusted left-eye signal output from a first parallax adjusting section respectively or based on the parallax calculated by the first... Agent:

20110169820 - 3d image special effect device and a method for creating 3d image special effect: A 3D image special effects device for creating special effects on a 3D image including a first image and a second image having disparity. The 3D image special effects device includes: a range specification receiving unit capable of receiving an input of a specified range of the first image on... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110169822 - Method and system for signal processing, for instance for mobile 3d graphic pipelines, and computer program product therefor: A system renders a primitive of an image to be displayed, for instance in a mobile 3D graphic pipeline, the primitive including a set of pixels. The system locates the pixels in the area of the primitive, generates, for each pixel located in the area, a set of associated sub-pixels,... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

20110169821 - Method for correcting stereoscopic image, stereoscopic display device, and stereoscopic image generating device: An object of the invention to provide a method for maintaining display quality as much as possible and reducing a crosstalk amount. A method for correcting stereoscopic images according to the present invention has (a) at least one of a step of detecting a range of crosstalk and a crosstalk... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110169818 - Reducing viewing discomfort: A method for displaying a pair of stereoscopic images on a display includes receiving a pair of images forming the pair of stereoscopic images, one being a left image and one being a right image. Then estimating a disparity between the left image and the right image based upon a... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20110169823 - Three dimensional image data processing: An apparatus generates three dimensional image data. Specifically, image data for a first image layer and image data for a second image layer is generated together with depth indication data for at least one of the first image layer and the second image layer. The two image layers may be... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110169825 - Three-dimensional display apparatus, method, and program: A subject is imaged at a predetermined time interval by a plurality of imaging units which obtains a plurality of images having a parallax of a subject viewed from different viewpoints by imaging the subject from different viewpoints. An evaluation value which includes at least one of a luminance and... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110169819 - Typed data graph visualization system in three dimensions: A visualization system presents inter-connected three-dimensional models representing components of a data graph to a user on a display. A visualization graph is created from the association of a user-specified data graph, which may not include graphical information, to three-dimensional models through a type graph. Arrangement of three-dimensional models into... Agent:

20110169826 - Universal collaborative pseudo-realistic viewer: A computer-readable medium containing instructions for controlling an electronic device to perform a method of visualization, the method constituted of: loading a 3 dimensional (3D) scene comprising visual model data; rendering a first pseudo-realistic image of the loaded 3D scene responsive to a first view positional indicator; transmitting the rendered... Agent: Rdv Systems Ltd.

20110169827 - System and method for processing video images: Some representative embodiments are directed to creating a “virtual world” by processing a series of two dimensional images to generate a representation of the physical world depicted in the series of images. The virtual world representation includes models of objects that specify the locations of the objects within the virtual... Agent: Conversion Works, Inc.

20110169829 - Apparatus and methods for wrapping texture onto the surface of a virtual object: The invention provides techniques for wrapping a two-dimensional texture conformally onto a surface of a three dimensional virtual object within an arbitrarily-shaped, user-defined region. The techniques provide minimum distortion and allow interactive manipulation of the mapped texture. The techniques feature an energy minimization scheme in which distances between points on... Agent:

20110169828 - Methods for creating developable surfaces: Developable surfaces are generated by interactively evolving curves on a 2D surface embedded in 3D space using an iterative process to produce a model for the construction of a stylized three dimensional sculpture. Each iteration includes tessellating loops formed by the curves on the surface and unfolding the resulting tessellated... Agent:

20110169830 - Accelerated volume rendering: Performing accelerated volume rendering of a scene in a computer system by: loading volumetric data into a first part of a system memory, the volumetric data represented as a three-dimensional array of data values; determining intersection points of each of a set of sample rays cast through the scene and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110169831 - Method and related system for displaying 2d and 3d images simultaneously: An image display method receives a two-dimensional image data and a depth data both corresponding to a two-dimensional image and a three-dimensional image. The two-dimensional image data and the depth data is encoded so that the sub-pixels of the two-dimensional image data and the depth data related to the three-dimensional... Agent:

20110169832 - 3d motion interface systems and methods: A 3D interface system for moving the at least one digital displayed object based on movement of the at least one physical object. The 3D interface system comprises a display system for displaying 3D images, a sensor input system, and a computing system. The sensor input system generates sensor data... Agent: Roy-g-biv Corporation

20110169836 - Automatic analyzer: According to this invention, if display width of window display parts and the amount of information to be displayed at the display parts are changed according to a level of detail of the information which the operator wants to confirm, sample information, measurement results, and detailed information related to the... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation

20110169835 - Dimension reducing visual representation method: In a data visualization system, a method of arranging, in n dimensions, data points representing n or more variables, the method including the steps of: a data point ranking module ranking a set of data points with respect to a first axis of a visual representation using a first variable;... Agent: Business Inteeligence Solutions Safe B.v.

20110169834 - Methods and apparatus for displaying flow rate graphs and alarms on a dialysis system: The present disclosure provides methods and apparatus for displaying flow rate graphs and alarms on a dialysis system. The disclosed methods and apparatus allow a user to simultaneously view a normal flow rate graph, one or more abnormal flow rate graphs, an actual flow rate graph, and an alarm type.... Agent: Baxter Healthcare S.a.

20110169833 - Ranking nodes in a graph: Techniques for ranking nodes in a graph are provided. The techniques include computing resultant path strength between each pair of nodes in a polynomial time, determining a first node based on resultant path strength such that total path strength to the first node is a maximum value, iteratively determining a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110169837 - Sample analyzer: A sample analyzer comprising: a light source for emitting light to particles contained in a measurement sample which is prepared from a reagent and a urine sample collected from a subject; a detector for detecting scattered light and fluorescence which are generated from the particles in the measurement sample; a... Agent: Sysmex Corporation

20110169838 - Generation of constrained voronoi grid in a plane: A computer-implemented method for generating a constrained Delaunay triangulation for a planar domain with boundaries and internal features. The boundaries and internal features of the domain are approximated with polylines. Unconstrained Delaunay triangulation is constructed for the domain. The unconstrained Delaunay triangulation is modified to conform triangle sides to the... Agent:

20110169839 - Curved surface importing device and method: A curved surface importing device and method imports character strings of graphic parameters and graphic attributes of graphs from an initial graphic exchange specification (IGES) document, and analyzes the character strings of each of the graphs to generate a graphic model. The curved surface importing device converts the graphic model... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110169840 - Computing system employing a multi-gpu graphics processing and display subsystem supporting single-gpu non-parallel (multi-threading) and multi-gpu application-division parallel modes of graphics processing operation: A computing system employing a multi-GPU graphics processing and display subsystem supporting single-GPU non-parallel (i.e. multi-tasking) and multi-GPU parallel application-division modes of graphics processing operations, in order to execute graphic commands and process graphics data (GCAD) render pixel-composited images containing graphics for display on a display device during the run-time... Agent: Lucid Information Technology, Ltd

20110169841 - Silicon chip of a monolithic construction for use in implementing multiple graphic cores in a graphics processing and display subsystem: A silicon chip of a monolithic construction for use in implementing a multiple core graphics processing and display subsystem in a computing system having a CPU, a system memory, an operating system (OS), a CPU bus, and a display device with a display surface. The computing system supports (i) one... Agent: Lucid Information Technology, Ltd.

20110169842 - Display system having floating point rasterization and floating point framebuffering: A floating point rasterization and frame buffer in a computer system graphics program. The rasterization, fog, lighting, texturing, blending, and antialiasing processes operate on floating point values. In one embodiment, a 16-bit floating point format consisting of one sign bit, ten mantissa bits, and five exponent bits (s10e5), is used... Agent: Graphics Properties Holdings, Inc.

20110169843 - Transistor array, manufacturing method thereof and image processor: An image processor by way of a transistor array in which a plurality of transistors are formed on a substrate comprising a plurality of polysilicon thin-film transistors using a first semiconductor layer composed of polysilicon formed on the substrate and functional devices having a plurality of amorphous silicon thin-film transistors... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110169844 - Content protection techniques on heterogeneous graphics processing units: The graphics co-processing technique includes receiving display operation for execution by a graphics processing unit on an unattached adapter. The display operation is split into an encrypt content by the graphics processing unit on the unattached adapter, a copy from a frame buffer of the graphics processing unit on the... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20110169846 - Memory system and method for improved utilization of read and write bandwidth of a graphics processing system: A system and method for processing graphics data which requires less read and write bandwidth. The graphics processing system includes an embedded memory array having at least three separate banks of single-ported memory in which graphics data are stored. A memory controller coupled to the banks of memory writes post-processed... Agent: Round Rock Research, LLC

20110169845 - Screen compression for mobile applications: One embodiment of the invention sets forth a technique for compressing and storing display data and optionally compressing and storing cursor data in a memory that is local to a graphics processing unit to reduce the power consumed by a mobile computing device when refreshing the screen. Compressing the display... Agent:

20110169849 - Buffer underrun handling: A graphics system may include a display pipe with a buffer configured to store pixels to be processed by a display controller for displaying on a display device, with a buffer control circuit coupled to the buffer to supply pixels to the display controller. When the buffer control circuit detects... Agent:

20110169848 - Parameter fifo: A graphics system may include one or more processing units for processing a current display frame, each processing unit including a plurality of parameter registers for storing parameter settings used in processing the current display frame. A parameter buffer in the graphics system may store frame packets, with each frame... Agent:

20110169847 - User interface unit for fetching only active regions of a frame: A user interface unit in a graphics processing display pipe may include registers programmable with information that defines active regions of an image frame. Pixels within the active regions of the image frame are meant to be displayed, while pixels outside of the active regions of the image frame are... Agent:

20110169850 - Block linear memory ordering of texture data: A method of organizing memory for storage of texture data, in accordance with one embodiment of the invention, includes accessing a size of a mipmap level of a texture map. A block dimension may be determined based on the size the mipmap level. A memory space (e.g., computer-readable medium) may... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20110169851 - Overdriving apparatus and method thereof: An overdriving apparatus including a memory unit, a position unit and an overdriving unit is provided. The memory unit stores a present frame received and outputs a previous frame stored in the memory unit. The position unit generates pixel position information according to a display control signal of the present... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110169856 - Apparatus and method of processing signals: A signal processing apparatus and a signal processing method are disclosed. The signal processing apparatus includes a correction block and a division correction block. The correction block receives grayscale data comprising achromatic color grayscale data or chromatic color grayscale data to create corrected grayscale data. The division correction block receives... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110169855 - Defect correction based on \"virtual\" lenslets: A system constructs an image using virtual lenslets.... Agent:

20110169852 - Dimming control apparatus and method for generating dimming control signal by referring to distribution information/multiple characteristic values derived from pixel values: An exemplary dimming control apparatus of generating a dimming control signal for a display area is provided. The dimming control apparatus includes a data analysis module and an output module. The display area includes a plurality of pixels. The data analysis module receives a plurality of first pixel values corresponding... Agent:

20110169853 - Image processing program, image processing apparatus, image processing method and image processing system: A CPU of an image processing apparatus detects an outline from an original image, selects from the positions in association with the detected outline a position to be drawn at a ratio in correspondence with a predetermined ratio, for example, the number of positions, and draws an object at the... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110169854 - Projector apparatus and projection image correcting program product: A projector apparatus includes: a projection unit that projects an image onto a projection surface; a reflectance distribution detection unit that detects a reflectance distribution at the projection surface; a density distribution detection unit that detects a density distribution of a base pattern at the projection surface; a smoothing unit... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110169857 - System for optimizing graphics operations: Disclosed is a system for producing images including techniques for reducing the memory and processing power required for such operations. The system provides techniques for programmatically representing a graphics problem. The system further provides techniques for reducing and optimizing graphics problems for rendering with consideration of the system resources, such... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110169858 - Input-output apparatus and input-output method: Upon reception of a trace inputted by handwriting, it is determined whether or not an input start position of the trace coincides with part of a trace indicated by trace information stored in a trace table or saved trace indicated by trace information stored in a saved trace table. When... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169859 - Portable information product: A portable information product capable of projecting to a surface, such as a cellular phone, has a data processing device and a built-in projection device. The data processing device has a main circuit module for processing data thereof and forming an output signal from the data. The built-in projection device... Agent:

20110169860 - Information display device: To provide an information display device suitable for a portable terminal for displaying on a display screen images of actual printed pages. The information display device includes: storing means for storing various data and programs used to execute applications; controlling means for controlling program execution, data processing, and input/output devices;... Agent:

20110169861 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: A first image pickup means picks up an image of a real space, to thereby obtain a first background image. A first positional relationship estimating unit estimates, in a case where the first background image includes a first marker image being an image of a marker previously registered and located... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110169862 - Method and system for displaying digital medical images: A particularly simple and flexibly operable method for displaying digital medical images or series of images is specified. In accordance with at least one embodiment of the method, a display surface is generated on a screen, within which a plurality of images or series of images can be displayed. A... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20110169863 - Transmission terminal, display apparatus, image display transmission system provided with the transmission terminal and the display apparatus, and data transfer method implemented in the system: The present invention is for quickly performing image display in an image display system comprising a transmission terminal including an image accumulation section accumulating multiple image data the display order of which is specified, and a display apparatus connected to the transmission terminal via a network and including a cache... Agent:

20110169864 - Patient specific anatiomical sketches for medical reports: The invention relates to a system (100) for producing a representation of an object in image data, based on a template coupled to a model of the object, the system comprising a model unit for adapting the model to the object in the image data, and a template unit for... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110169865 - Portable terminal device, image display method used for same, and recording medium to record program for same: Provided are a portable terminal device, an image display method used for same and a recording medium to record a program for same that enable display of images suitable for various forms of use, such as when the screen orientation or input operation is changed, and display of information pertaining... Agent:

20110169867 - Moving object detection, tracking, and displaying systems: Moving object detecting, tracking, and displaying systems are provided. Systems illustratively include a graphical user interface and a processing unit. The processing unit is a functional part of the system that executes computer readable instructions to generate the graphical user interface. The graphical user interface may include an alert and... Agent: Innovative Signal Analysis, Inc.

20110169866 - Storage medium, information processing system, and information processing method: First, movement information that allows calculation of a movement of a first input device is sequentially obtained. During a time period in which at least one operation key is in a predetermined input state, a display image is enlarged or reduced in accordance with a change of the movement information.... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110169868 - Information processing device and program: There is provided an information processing device comprising a housing, a display screen, a touch panel arranged on the display screen, an icon, which is displayed on the display screen and manipulated through the touch panel, a state detection unit for detecting a state change of the housing, a state... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110169874 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus is disclosed. The display apparatus includes: a plurality of scan signal lines and a plurality of data signal lines that cross each other; a plurality of pixels formed at each crossing of the scan signal lines and the data signal lines, wherein each of the pixels includes... Agent:

20110169872 - Display apparatus and display driving method: A display apparatus includes: a pixel array in which pixel circuits each having a light emitting device, a drive transistor, and a retention capacity are arranged in a matrix; a signal selector supplying a video signal voltages to signal lines arranged in columns on the pixel array; a drive control... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110169879 - Display panel driver for reducing heat generation therein: A display panel drive circuit is provided with a first display output terminal to be connected with a data line of a display panel, first and second output stages, and a control circuit. The first output stage is directly connected with the first display output terminal and configured to output... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20110169878 - Display system: A display system is provided including forming a display array, connecting a control block to the display array, configuring a communication protocol between the display array and the control block, and operating the display array with the communication protocol.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110169869 - Electro-phoretic display and illumination adjusting method thereof: An electro-phoretic display and a brightness adjusting method thereof are provided. The method for adjusting a brightness includes steps of: providing a pixel having a first area displaying a white color and a plurality of first particles corresponding to the first area; obtaining an environmental brightness; and controlling only locations... Agent: Prime View International Co. Ltd.

20110169871 - Image display device and method of driving image display device: An image display device includes: a display panel including gate lines extending in a horizontal direction, source lines extending in a vertical direction to intersect gate lines, and sub-pixel electrodes arranged in intersections of the gate lines and the source lines; and a drive control section performing a drive control... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110169877 - Light quantity control device, backlight unit, liquid crystal display panel, and liquid crystal display device: Disclosed is a liquid crystal unit (UT) comprising a first light transparent substrate (PB1) provided with a first transparent electrode (TE1) and a second light transparent substrate (PB2) provided with a second transparent electrode (TE2), a polymer-dispersed liquid crystal (11) being held between the first transparent electrode (TE1) and the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110169873 - Liquid crystal display: There is provided a liquid crystal display, including: a backlight having a plurality of light sources; a liquid crystal panel configured to display a video picture in a plurality of illumination regions corresponding to the light sources; an intensity value calculator calculating representative intensity values of the illumination regions based... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110169880 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (10) in accordance with the present invention includes a display controller (14) (display drive section) for (i) dividing dots into a plurality of units each of which includes a predetermined number of dots and (ii) supplying pieces of gray scale data, into which a piece... Agent:

20110169870 - Method and device for cancelling deviation voltage of a source driver of a liquid crystal display: A method for cancelling the deviation voltage of a source driver of a LCD is disclosed. The method includes measuring an effective load resistor and an effective load capacitor of a panel of the LCD against the source driver, computing a lowest valid frequency of the chopper circuit according to... Agent:

20110169875 - Plasma display panel and drive method therefor: A plasma display panel and a drive method therefor, which can enhance a representation capability when displaying a dark image. The plasma display panel includes fluorophor layers containing magnesium oxide. The drive method includes a reset step to initialize all the pixel cells into states of one of a light-up... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110169876 - Plasma display panel and drive method therefor: A plasma display panel and a drive method therefor, which can enhance a representation capability when displaying a dark image. The plasma display panel includes fluorophor layers containing magnesium oxide. The drive method includes a reset step to initialize all the pixel cells into states of one of a light-up... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110169881 - System and methods for applying adaptive gamma in image processing for high brightness and high dynamic range displays: Systems and methods of image processing are provided for a display having a light source modulation layer and a display modulation layer. A section of a perceptual curve, such as a DICOM curve, is extracted for each frame of image data, based on a profile of expected luminance on the... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20110169882 - Adjustment of display illumination timing: A display device adjusts the operational timing of the illumination source relative to pixels of the display device. Grayscale may be generated in the pixels using pulse width modulation. The operational timing may be adjusted based on the temperature of the display device. The display device may be a liquid... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

  
07/07/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20110163939 - Systems and methods for transferring content between user equipment and a wireless communications device: A wireless communications device provides users with opportunities to access interactive media guidance or other applications and to control user equipment and interactive media guidance applications. In an exemplary embodiment, if the wireless communications device goes outside of a predetermined range from the user equipment, content that was playing on... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation

20110163940 - Optical assembly and display apparatus thereof: An optical assembly is provided that may include a light emitting module that includes a plurality of light emitting devices to emit light, a light guide plate, and a side cover. The light guide plate may include at least one protrusion on a top surface of a first part of... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20110163941 - Led panel: An LED panel system comprises a plurality of LEDs arranged into an LED array with rows and columns, each LED having an anode and a cathode, wherein the LEDs are of the same color or of different colors. The LED panel system has a plurality of common cathode nodes, each... Agent:

20110163942 - Pixel interleaving configurations for use in high definition electronic sign displays: Pixel interleaving configurations for use in high definition electronic sign displays where each and every scan line includes full red, green, and blue color representation to provide for high resolution electronic video sign displays.... Agent: Daktronics, Inc.

20110163943 - Image display device and electronic appliance: An image display device includes: a pixel array part formed of first to fourth scanning lines arranged in rows, signal lines arranged in columns, pixel circuits in a matrix connected to the scanning lines and signal lines, and a plurality of power source lines which supplies first to third potentials... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110163944 - Intuitive, gesture-based communications with physics metaphors: A user can make an intuitive, physical gesture with a first device, which can be detected by one or more onboard motion sensors. The detected motion triggers an animation having a “physics metaphor,” where the object appears to react to forces in a real world, physical environment. The first device... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110163948 - Method system and software for providing image sensor based human machine interfacing: Disclosed is a method system and associated modules and software components for providing image sensor based human machine interfacing (“IBHMI”). According to some embodiments of the present invention, output of an IBHMI may be converted into an output string or into a digital output command based on a first mapping... Agent:

20110163945 - Portable device for controlling instruction execution by means of actuators placed on a rear surface: The invention relates to a device (D) for controlling the execution of instructions, that comprises: i) a receptacle (RP) that can be held by a user in at least one hand and has a rear surface (FAR) provided with rear actuators (AC); ii) a storing means (MS) capable of storing,... Agent:

20110163947 - Rolling gesture detection using a multi-dimensional pointing device: A system and a method for performing a rolling gesture using a multi-dimensional pointing device. An initiation of a gesture by a user of the multi-dimensional pointing device is detected. A rolling gesture metric corresponding to performance of a rolling gesture comprising rotation of the multi-dimensional pointing device about a... Agent:

20110163946 - Simulation of three-dimensional touch sensation using haptics: An apparatus includes a processing system, a display, and a plurality of haptic actuators. The display and the haptic actuators are coupled to the processing system. The processing system is configured to control the haptic actuators to simulate movement in a particular direction corresponding to movement in the particular direction... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110163950 - 3d pointing device and method for compensating movement thereof: A three-dimensional (3D) pointing device capable of accurately outputting a deviation including yaw, pitch and roll angles in a 3D reference frame and preferably in an absolute manner is provided. Said 3D pointing device comprises a six-axis motion sensor module including a rotation sensor and an accelerometer, and a processing... Agent: Cywee Group Ltd.

20110163952 - Apparatus, method, and medium for implementing pointing user interface using signals of light emitters: An apparatus, method, and medium for implementing a pointing user interface using light emitters are disclosed. The pointing device includes a light-noise removing unit which receives signals emitted from a plurality of light emitters included in a display device in predetermined manners, a light emitter position detecting unit which calculates... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110163949 - Control system using portable electronic device for performing operations: A control system using a portable electronic device for performing operations comprises a portable electronic device and one of a plurality of monitors. During performing operations, the portable electronic device simulates a mouse to send control signals for controlling applications executed by the portable electronic device or remotely control applications... Agent:

20110163951 - Mobile device with on-screen optical navigation: A mobile computing device, including a main body, a processor and associated memory housed within the main body, a display screen housed within the main body and responsive to signals from the processor, an optical sensor fixed to the main body for capturing successive images and providing image signals representative... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110163956 - Bimanual gesture based input and device control system: A user conveys information to a receiving device with a data input tool which uses combinatorial gesture patterns from the cursor or track point of two single point devices. The input method is independent from hardware and language limitations, improves the user's ability to focus on the data stream being... Agent:

20110163954 - Display device and control method thereof: A display device and a control method thereof are provided. The display device includes a camera obtaining an image and a controller obtaining the direction of a user included in the obtained image and correcting the image such that the direction of the user is synchronized with the photographing direction... Agent:

20110163953 - Lapdesk with retractable touchpad: A lapdesk for use with a laptop computer includes a housing having a top configured to support the laptop computer. The housing is configured to block heat emitted from the laptop computer from passing through the housing. The lapdesk further includes a tray having a touchpad disposed thereon. The tray... Agent: Logitech Europe S.a.

20110163955 - Motion sensing and processing on mobile devices: Handheld electronic devices including motion sensing and processing. In one aspect, a handheld electronic device includes a set of motion sensors provided on a single sensor wafer, including at least one gyroscope sensing rotational rate of the device around at least three axes and at least one accelerometer sensing gravity... Agent: Invensense, Inc.

20110163957 - Joystick with compensation springs and corresponding method of manufacture and controller: A joystick biased to return its stick to a neutral position and with compensation of the force applied by the biasing. The joystick has a stick that is moveable in relation to a base at least in rotation around two axes and biasing element mounted between said base and a... Agent: Guillemot Corporation S.a.

20110163958 - Multipurpose wireless touchpad mouse: A multipurpose wireless touchpad mouse includes a mouse body, a first button set and a second button set respectively mounted in the top and bottom sides of the mouse body, and a control module mounted in an accommodation chamber inside the mouse body and electrically connected with the first button... Agent: Chance Steel Mold Co., Ltd.

20110163959 - Computer mouse with virtual keys: A computer mouse in one embodiment includes an arcuate cover comprising a plurality of projections on a top surface; a capacitance trigger assembly aligned with the projections thereabove and comprising a flexible arcuate first capacitive film and a flexible arcuate second capacitive film therebelow; a printed circuit board disposed under... Agent: Sunrex Technology Corp.

20110163960 - Input apparatus: An input apparatus includes a case, an operation body stored rotatably in the case, a magnetic body fixed to the operation body, a magnet provided around the operation body, a magnetic detection element for detecting a magnetic flux from the magnetic body, and a frame for retaining the case. The... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110163961 - Apparatus for entering user inputs into an electronic device: Electronic devices such as mobile telephones have the ability for a wide range of commands to be implemented via a number of keys. Because the number of keys is limited it is usually necessary to map more than one possible command to a particular key. For example, each command may... Agent:

20110163962 - Character input device and character input method: According to one embodiment, a character input device is configured as follows. Based on a key operation on a remote controller, any of alphabetic characters displayed on a screen is selected and input. A plurality of graphemes present for the alphabetic character selected based on the key operation on the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110163989 - Apparatus and method for touch screen user interface for electronic devices part ic: A user interface in handheld devices has a touch screen for generating control signals for control of an electronic device, with a continuous touch movement detection on the touch area from a begin cell to an end cell via a middle cell, in the logic memory of the touch screen.... Agent:

20110163966 - Apparatus and method having multiple application display modes including mode with display resolution of another apparatus: A method is performed at a multifunction device with a touch-sensitive display. In a first mode of operation, an application is executed and a graphical user interface of the application is displayed at a first resolution that matches the display resolution of the application when executed on a handheld device... Agent:

20110163973 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for accessing alternative keys: A method at a multifunction device with a touch-sensitive display includes: displaying a text entry region and a soft keyboard with default keys; detecting a contact at a first location on the touch-sensitive display that corresponds to an activation region associated with a respective default key, and detecting an immediate... Agent:

20110163967 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for changing pages in an electronic document: A method is performed at a multifunction device with a touch-sensitive display. The touch-sensitive display includes a touch area with a first touch area border region and a second touch area border region that is distinct from the first touch area border region. The device displays a current portion of... Agent:

20110163972 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for interacting with a digital photo frame: A multifunction device with a touch-sensitive display displays an unlock image on the touch-sensitive display and concurrently displays a slide show initiation icon while the device is in a user-interface locked mode. The unlock image is a graphical user interface object with which the user interacts in order to transition... Agent:

20110163970 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating information items in folders: A method includes: displaying a group of selectable objects in a first region of a display, each selectable object corresponding to a respective information item; detecting selection of a plurality of selectable objects in the group of selectable objects; in response to detecting selection of the plurality of selectable objects,... Agent:

20110163968 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating tables using multi-contact gestures: An electronic device having a display and a touch-sensitive surface, displays a table having a plurality of rows, a plurality of columns, and a plurality of cells. The device detects a gesture on the touch-sensitive surface that includes movement of one or more of a first contact and a second... Agent:

20110163971 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for navigating and displaying content in context: An electronic device displays one or more thumbnails. The device detects a first multi-contact gesture that includes movement of a first contact and a second contact; and, in response to detecting the first multi-contact gesture, the device displays content associated with a respective thumbnail and enlarges the content associated with... Agent:

20110163969 - Device, method, and graphical user interface with content display modes and display rotation heuristics: A method is performed at a multifunction device with a touch-sensitive display. The method includes: playing a first piece of content in a full-size mode on the display at a predefined aspect ratio; while playing the first piece of content on the display in the full-size mode, detecting a first... Agent:

20110163964 - Dual type touch display device: A dual type touch display device includes a display unit that includes a display panel and a backlight plate. A finger-operation detector is mounted to the display panel of the display unit and a stylus-operation detector is mounted to the backlight plate of the display unit so as to allow... Agent: Yen-lung Tsai & Tsung-chieh Cho

20110163985 - Haptic feedback control method and apparatus for a wireless terminal having a touch screen: A haptic feedback control method and apparatus for a wireless terminal including a touch screen. The haptic feedback control method includes receiving a touch input from a user, sensing a voltage or current signal at a position where the touch input is received, transmitting a driving signal to an actuator... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110163988 - Image object control system, image object control method and image object control program: An inside/outside determining unit determines whether a touch position of a contact body is located outside or inside an inside/outside determining target region defined with respect to a display position of an image object as a target region for inside/outside determination of the touch position of the contact body. The... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110163990 - Information processing device, information processing device control method, program, and information storage medium: To provide an information processing device capable of improving operability of the information processing device in which, if an input of a position in a reference region that is set on a screen is received, processing corresponding to the reference region is executed. First execution means (84) executes, if the... Agent: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

20110163984 - Input apparatus and control method of input apparatus: An input apparatus has a touch sensor for receiving an input, a load detection unit for detecting a pressure load on a touch face of the touch sensor, a tactile sensation providing unit for vibrating the touch face, and a control unit, when the pressure load detected by the load... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110163981 - Manipulation direction judgment device, remote manipulation system, manipulation direction judgment method and program: There is provided a manipulation direction judgment device including a touch panel for detecting a movement start point and a movement end point of a pointer moving on a display panel, an angle area setting unit for setting a first angle area including at least two primary areas assigned different... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110163986 - Mobile device and method for operating content displayed on transparent display panel: A mobile device for operating displayed content having a dual touch screen based on a transparent display panel is provided. The mobile device allows a method for operating displayed content in response to a touch event using at least one of front and back faces of the dual touch screen.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110163977 - Mode dependent configuration of portable electronic device: Improved ways to operate a portable electronic device in a mode-dependent manner are disclosed. In one embodiment, the portable electronic device is a multi-function portable electronic device that can be configured differently based on a particular mode being used. Advantageously, with mode-based configurations, the portable electronic device can operate efficiently... Agent:

20110163974 - Multi-touch input processing method and apparatus: A multi-touch input processing method performed by a multi-touch input device and a multi-touch recognition apparatus, the method including: recognizing a touch input from at least one input device; connecting the at least one input device via a radio communication; receiving touch input data from the at least one input... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110163980 - Organic light emitting diode display and method of manufacturing the same: A method of manufacturing an organic light emitting diode display includes forming an organic layer on a support, forming a touch sensor on the organic layer, the touch sensor including a touch electrode pattern and a polarizing layer, separating the touch sensor from the support by removing the organic layer,... Agent:

20110163963 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device includes rendering characters on a display of the portable electronic device, detecting a touch and determining a touch location on a touch-sensitive input device, determining a plurality of the characters that are rendered near the touch location, the plurality of the characters... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110163976 - Portable electronic device having mode dependent user input controls: Improved approaches to provide user interaction with a portable electronic device operating to in a particular mode, such as an e-reader mode, are disclosed. In one embodiment, the portable electronic device is a multi-function portable electronic device that can be configured differently based on a particular mode being used. Based... Agent:

20110163982 - Solid state positive force touch sensing: A touch sensor pad, including a touch sensor that senses the presence of a touching member placed proximate the touch sensor. A layer of protective material overlies the touch sensor. The layer of protective material has a first surface proximate the touch sensor and an opposing second surface distal from... Agent:

20110163987 - Systems and methods for facilitating finger placement on a touch pad and the surrounding areas: Systems and methods for facilitating touch pad finger placement including systems and methods for identifying the perimeters of a touch pad and various locations adjacent thereto to facilitate finger placement upon a touch pad and the surrounding areas. Systems include a border surrounding a perimeter of a touch pad and/or... Agent:

20110163965 - Touch panel and detecting method for multiple-touching of the same, and touch display apparatus: A touch panel including a substrate, a sensing array and a signal detecting layer is provided. The sensing array disposed over the substrate comprises a plurality of sensing pads arranged in array, wherein the sensing pads includes a plurality of first sensing pads arranged along a first direction and a... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110163978 - Touch panel and electronic device including the same: A touch panel and an electronic device including the same are provided. The touch panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, an electro-rheological fluid, a sensor, and a controller. The second substrate is spaced apart from the first substrate by a gap and includes a touch surface. The electro-rheological... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110163983 - Touch screen device and production method thereof: A touch screen device includes a surface board on which a touch surface is provided. A plurality of first electrodes, extending parallel to each other, are provided on a surface of the surface board opposite to the touch surface. A plurality of second electrodes, extending parallel to each other, are... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110163975 - Touch screen structure: A touch screen includes a touch panel, adhesive layers, a display screen, a printed circuit board assembly and a spacer fixed between the touch panel and the display screen by the adhesive layers. The spacer includes a baseplate and a sidewall substantially perpendicularly extending from the periphery of the baseplate.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110163979 - Touch sensor and organic light emitting display apparatus: A touch sensor and an organic light-emitting display including the sensor are disclosed. In one embodiment, the touch sensor includes i) a substrate, ii) a sensing unit formed on or over the substrate and containing hydrogen ions, iii) a touch sensor active layer formed on or above the sensing unit... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110163993 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel consists of a touch panel having a plural conductive wires, a multiplex selector electrically connected to the plural conductive wires of the touch panel, a first switch electrically connected to the multiplex selector, a first resistor having a first resistor value, a second switch electrically connected... Agent:

20110163992 - High speed noise tolerant multi-touch touch device and controller therefor: A touch-sensitive device includes a touch panel, a drive unit, a sense unit, and a measurement unit. A touch applied to a node of the panel changes a capacitive coupling between two electrodes (a drive electrode and a sense electrode) of the touch panel. The drive unit delivers a drive... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20110163991 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method includes applying, utilizing an actuator of a portable electronic device, a force of a magnitude to a touch-sensitive display of the portable electronic device, measuring a value resulting from the force at a force sensor, and calibrating the force sensor based on the value and the magnitude of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110163994 - Touch sensing system, capacitance sensing apparatus and capacitance sensing method thereof: A touch sensing system includes a touch input interface and at least one capacitance sensing apparatus. The capacitance sensing apparatus includes a plurality of switch units and a differential sensing circuit. Each of the switch units is coupled to a corresponding sensing capacitor. A sensing input end of the differential... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20110163996 - Determining the location of one or more objects on a touth surface: An apparatus is operated to determine a location of at least one object on a touch surface of a light transmissive panel. An illumination arrangement in the apparatus is operated to introduce beams of radiation into the panel for propagation by internal reflection between the touch surface and the opposite... Agent:

20110163998 - Light-based touch screen with shift-aligned emitter and receiver lenses: A touch screen including a housing, a display mounted in the housing, a plurality of collimating lenses mounted in the housing along two opposite edges of the display and arranged along the two edges so as to be shift-aligned relative to one another, a plurality of light pulse emitters mounted... Agent: Neonode, Inc.

20110163997 - Method of detecting touch position, touch position detecting apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the touch position detecting apparatus: In a method of detecting a touch position, light is emitted. A plurality of light beams derived from the emitted light is received. The light beams have different paths from each other. The light beams are partially reflected according to a touch. The touch position is detected based on an... Agent:

20110163995 - Touch panel and touch sensing method: A touch panel including a plurality of fiber Bragg grating (FBG) columns, a plurality of FBG rows, a wideband light source emitter, a plurality of column sensors, a plurality of row sensors, and two optical couplers is provided. The FBG columns and the FBG rows are interlaced configuration. The wideband... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110163999 - Display device and touch control device thereof: A touch control device includes a bracket, a first circuit board and a second circuit board electrically connected to each other, and a light guiding sheet. The first circuit board is disposed on the bracket, and the first circuit board has at least one light emitting element. The second circuit... Agent: Amtran Technology Co., Ltd

20110164000 - Communicating stylus: A stylus for writing on any type of surface, such as a piece of paper or a whiteboard and subsequently displaying the written images or text on a display of a digital computing device. The stylus may likewise be moved in three-dimensional space and corresponding images displayed on a display... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110164001 - Multi-functional pen and method for using multi-functional pen: A multi-functional pen apparatus and a method for using the multi-functional pen are provided. The method includes switching an operation mode of the multi-functional pen to a pen mode according to a predetermined key input; receiving pen data in the switched pen mode; and transmitting the pen data to a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110164002 - Display and controls for a cpap device: A user interface for respiratory apparatus comprises a combination of a menu display (302), push buttons (304, 308, 310) and a rotary control dial (306). The user interface may include a menu control for detecting at least one parameter from the user's operation of the controls to navigate the menu... Agent:

20110164007 - Delay circuit, semiconductor control circuit, display device and electronic device: Disclosed herein is a delay circuit for performing one of a charge and a discharge in two stages, and delaying a signal, the delay circuit including an output section configured to output a delayed signal; two power supplies; and a delay inverter; wherein the delay inverter has a first transistor... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110164005 - Display device: Provided is a liquid crystal display device (1) including a liquid crystal panel (display unit) (2) having a plurality of pixels (P) for displaying information on the liquid crystal panel (2). The liquid crystal display device (1) includes: a bezel (14) for housing the liquid crystal panel (2); a plurality... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110164006 - Display drive circuit: A display driving circuit includes a buffer section, an N-dot switch circuit, a charge sharing switch circuit, and a sharing voltage level control switch circuit. The buffer section buffers a plurality of pixel driving signals outputted from a plurality of DACs. The N-dot switch circuit selects paths of the plurality... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd.

20110164004 - Flexible control of charge share in display panel: A source driver of a display panel includes a channel state signal generator, first switches, and second switches. The channel state signal generator generates first and second channel state signals that are each activated for a respective time period depending on adjustable state length data. The first switches are opened... Agent:

20110164003 - Image display apparatus and control method for image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes: a display panel having at least a first region and a second region arranged in a scanning direction; a scanning circuit provided in common to the first region and the second region; a first modulation circuit provided for the first region; and a second modulation... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110164008 - Image display system: An image display system that includes an image supply device, a projector, and a network for connecting the image supply device and the projector. When images are supplied to the projector via the network from the image supply device, the images are projected by the projector. When projecting and displaying... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110164009 - Charge pump for producing display driver output: A system for driving an array of display elements includes a supply line, at least one capacitor, a plurality of drive lines and overdrive lines, a plurality of switches and a controller configured to activate and deactivate subsets of the switches in order to selectively couple the at least one... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110164010 - Display apparatus, light detection method and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including a plurality of pixel circuits, a displaying driving section, and a light amount information detection section. The pixel circuits are disposed in a matrix at positions at which a signal line and a plurality of scanning lines cross with each other. The displaying... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110164011 - Display apparatus, light detection method and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including pixel circuits disposed in a matrix at positions at which signal lines and scanning lines cross each other and individually including a light emitting element; a light emission driving section to apply a signal value to each of the pixel circuits to cause... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110164012 - Display device: In a photosensor in the pixel region of an active matrix substrate, the potential of a storage node is read out to output wiring as sensor circuit output, the potential of the storage node having changed in accordance with the amount of light received by a photodetection element in a... Agent:

20110164013 - Display panel and display panel inspection method: The present invention provides a display panel (10) of an active matrix type including a display section (12) in which pixels (30) are arranged, wherein the display section (12) includes optical sensors whose output signal is transmitted to a peripheral region (13) via a source bus line (20), wherein an... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110164014 - Display drive switch configuration: An apparatus and method for driving a display a display. Two switches for each common line are used to couple the common line to a respective first and second hold voltage supply lines. A third switch for each common line is used to couple the common line to a drive... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110164021 - Display device and drive control method thereof: A predetermined voltage is set to a gate terminal of a drive transistor in each of pixel circuits in a predetermined pixel circuit row in a period of selecting a pixel circuit row that is different from the predetermined pixel circuit row before a period of selecting the predetermined pixel... Agent:

20110164020 - Display drive circuit and drive method: A display driving circuit and method is capable of minimizing the residual image of a display panel as well as consumption electric current. The display driving circuit generates driving signals corresponding to valid data and black data and transmits the driving signals to a display panel, and includes N data... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd.

20110164019 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode display that includes a substrate defined with a plurality of pixels, an organic light emitting diode formed at each pixel with a first electrode, an organic emissive layer, and a second electrode, a driving circuit with a thin film transistor electrically connected to the organic... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110164015 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device for transmitting data using demultiplexers is provided. The organic light emitting display device includes: a demultiplexer controller for sequentially supplying control signals during a first period of a horizontal period; scan lines for transferring a scan signal; a scan driving unit for supplying the... Agent:

20110164018 - Pixel circuit, and organic light emitting display, and driving method thereof: A pixel circuit including an organic light emitting diode. Also, the pixel circuit includes: a second transistor connected to a first scanning line, a data line, and a first node; a fifth transistor connected to a third scanning line, the first node, and a second node; a fourth transistor connected... Agent:

20110164016 - Pixel circuit, organic light emitting display, and driving method thereof: A pixel circuit includes: an OLED; a second transistor including gate, first, and second terminals coupled to a first scan line, a data line, and a first node, respectively; a fourth transistor including gate, first, and second terminals coupled to a third scan line, the first node, and a second... Agent:

20110164017 - Scan driver and flat panel display device including the same: A scan driver includes a plurality of stages. Each of the plurality of stages includes an odd-numbered scan unit, an even-numbered scan unit, and a signal shift unit. The scan driver can selectively perform progressive scan and interlaced scan by varying logic levels of mode signals and clock signals applied... Agent:

20110164022 - Common voltage driving circuit for high-resolution tft-lcd: A common voltage driving circuit configured to output a common voltage to high-resolution TFT-LCD is provided. The common voltage driving circuit includes: a first pad coupled to a common electrode loading of an LCD for sensing a common voltage of the common electrode loading; a second pad coupled to the... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110164025 - Display device and method of driving the same: [Solving Means] A pixel circuit includes a driving transistor Dr connected at its drain to a light-emitting element 11 and connected at its source to a power supply line NL; a capacitor Ck connected at its one end to a gate of the driving transistor Dr; a threshold voltage detection... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110164024 - Image display device and method of controlling the same: An image display device includes a driver having a gate connected to a first electrode of a first capacitor and a source connected to an anode of a luminescence element. A second capacitor is connected to a second electrode of the first capacitor. A first switch supplies a reference voltage... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110164023 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes: a display panel including a display area having an organic light emitting element for emitting light and a plurality of peripheral areas neighboring the display area; a driver corresponding to one of the plurality of peripheral areas and supplying driving power to... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110164026 - Charge pump circuits and apparatuses having the same: A charge pump circuit configured to prevent latch-up is provided. The charge pump circuit includes a first transistor including a first bulk terminal, a first input terminal and a first output terminal, a first switching circuit connecting the first bulk terminal to one of the first input terminal and the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110164027 - Method of detecting change in display data: An apparatus and method for updating a display are disclosed. Identifying values are determined for units of display data. Identifying values for units of display data received during an update are compared to identifying values for previously received units of display data. Depending on the comparison, the update of the... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110164037 - Aerial image generating apparatus, aerial image generating method, and storage medium havng aerial image generating program stored therein: An apparatus and method generating a road image including no features such as trees and tunnels hiding or covering a road surface. A mobile measuring apparatus installed in a vehicle may acquire a distance and orientation point cloud, a camera image, GPS observation information, a gyro measurement value, and an... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporaiton

20110164034 - Application programming interface supporting mixed two and three dimensional displays: Application programming interfaces (APIs) are provided that enable applications to display two-dimensional and three-dimensional content in regions of a display screen. A first command is received from an application directing at least in part a first configuration of a first region of the screen to support the three-dimensional content. The... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20110164036 - Autostereoscopic display device: An autostereoscopic display device comprising a view forming module in registration with an image forming means. The image forming means has an orthogonal array of display pixels spatially defined by an opaque matrix. The view forming module provides at least two optical functions, namely a view forming function and a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110164028 - Method and devices for calibrating a display unit comprising a display and autostereoscopic adapter disc: A method and a device for calibration (or “electronic” adjustment) of a display unit are provided and include a display and autostereoscopic adapter disc, particularly provided for fixing to the display. A method and advice for generation or playback of 3D images by the display unit including autostereoscopic adapter disc... Agent:

20110164035 - Method of motion compensation for trans-catheter aortic valve implantation: A method (10) to compensate for cardiac and respiratory motion in cardiac imaging during minimal invasive (e.g., trans-catheter) AVI procedures by image-based tracking (20, 25) on fluoroscopic images.... Agent: Siemens Corporation

20110164031 - Novel implementation of total variation (tv) minimization iterative reconstruction algorithm suitable for parallel computation: The CT imaging system optimizes its image generation by frequently updating an image and adaptively minimizing the total variation in an iterative reconstruction algorithm using many or sparse views under both normal and interior reconstructions. The projection data is grouped into N subsets, and after each of the N subsets... Agent: Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

20110164032 - Three-dimensional user interface: Methods and systems for interfacing a computer system are provided, which include capturing three-dimensional image maps over time of at least a part of a control element such as the body of a human subject, generating a three-dimensional representation of scene elements by driving a three-dimensional display with a second... Agent: Prime Sense Ltd.

20110164033 - Ultrasonic inspection device and ultrasonic inspection method: An ultrasonic inspection device allows position adjustment of three-dimensional inspection data and shape data to be easily performed on a display screen and allows a defect echo and a shape echo to be quickly identified. A calculator generates the three-dimensional inspection data from waveforms stored in a data storage unit.... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110164030 - Virtual camera control using motion control systems for augmented reality: There is provided a system and method for integrating a virtual rendering system and a motion control system to provide an augmented reality. There is provided a method for integrating a virtual rendering system and a motion control system for outputting a composite render to a display, the method comprising... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20110164029 - Working with 3d objects: Three-dimensional objects can be generated based on two-dimensional objects. A first user input identifying a 2D object presented in a user interface can be detected, and a second user input including a 3D gesture input that includes a movement in proximity to a surface can be detected. A 3D object... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110164038 - Apparatus and method for tile-based rendering: A tile-based rendering apparatus and method is provided. Vertex data sorted based on a tile unit may be stored in a scene buffer and be rendered. Among the stored vertex data, vertex data used several times for rendering may be temporarily stored in a memory or a cache. Vertex data... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110164040 - Method for depicting a state: A method for representing a state of at least one component of a device. In this case, at least one characteristic value is determined for the at least one component and is represented in a globe diagram for the purpose of representing the state. The globe diagram permits the representation... Agent: Schaeffler Technologies Gmbh & Co. Kg

20110164039 - Method for the visual display of the quality of power transmitted on a power transmission system: In a visual display of power transmission quality, at least three display regions are displayed. The display regions are a time-related, a location-related and a control-related display region. The time-related display region enables a selection of the time interval on the part of the user that is to be examined... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20110164041 - Graphic information processing device for forming aesthetic curves, graphic information processing method, and graphic information processing program: To easily form curves preferable for design (beautiful curves or aesthetic curves). A CAD system includes: a receiving unit that receives input of graphic information representing a line figure that includes a curve; a dividing unit that divides the line figure into a plurality of segments and generating a plurality... Agent:

20110164042 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for providing digital content products: A multifunction device having a touch-sensitive surface displays graphical objects that represent digital content products, each graphic object having a front side image and a back side image. An initial display shows front side images of objects representing digital content products. A user input selects a graphical object, resulting in... Agent:

20110164043 - Method of remotely controlling a presentation to freeze an image using a portable electronic device: A system and method are set forth for remotely controlling a presentation from a portable electronic device so as to freeze a slide on a remote projector to permit searching for a desired slide on the portable electronic device and then continuing the presentation when searching is complete. In one... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110164044 - Preparation method for the virtual reality of high fidelity sports and fitness equipment and interactive system and method based on the virtual reality: This invention is a preparation method for virtual reality of high fidelity sports and fitness equipment and an interactive system and method based on the virtual reality. Image content of real scene shooting and the control parameters of sports and fitness equipment correspond to real scene will be taken synchronously.... Agent: Jung-tang Huang

20110164045 - Facilitating efficient switching between graphics-processing units: The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates seamlessly switching between graphics-processing units (GPUs) to drive a display. In one embodiment, the system receives a request to switch from using a first GPU to using a second GPU to drive the display. In response to this request, the system uses... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110164046 - Policy-based switching between graphics-processing units: The disclosed embodiments provide a system that configures a computer system to switch between graphics-processing units (GPUs). In one embodiment, the system drives a display using a first graphics-processing unit (GPU) in the computer system. Next, the system detects one or more events associated with one or more dependencies on... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110164048 - Information-processing device and program: An information-processing device comprises: a reception means for receiving an instruction to display an object image(s) on a display means for displaying an image, via an operation means for receiving an operation; a determination means for determining a number of the object image(s) when the object image(s) is displayed on... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20110164047 - Transparent electronic device: A method and system for displaying images on a transparent display of an electronic device. The display may include one or more display screens as well as a flexible circuit for connecting the display screens with internal circuitry of the electronic device. Furthermore, the display screens may allow for overlaying... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110164049 - Image signal distribution apparatus and control method thereof, and program: A distribution ratio required to distribute the luminance signal indicating the luminance value of the input image signal to the two display apparatuses is decided. In this decision, from current luminance values of projected images generated by the two display apparatuses based on a previous frame image held in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110164050 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a backlight implemented by an LED (12) and a liquid crystal display element (11). The liquid crystal display performs an image analysis of an image represented by an input image signal and adjusts image quality by performing a control process for the liquid crystal display... Agent: Atrc Corporation

20110164051 - Color correction to facilitate switching between graphics-processing units: The described embodiments provide a system that facilitates a switch from using a first graphics-processing unit (GPU) to using a second GPU to drive a display. During operation, upon generation of a request to switch from using the first GPU to using the second GPU as a signal source for... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110164052 - Compositional structure, mechanisms and processes for the inclusion of binocular stereo information into representational media: A method of enhancing the perception of an image is described which comprises the steps of: a. selecting a picture or graphic representation for enhancement; b. producing two monocular images: i. monocular image one is a left hand view; ii. monocular image two is a right hand view; iii. the... Agent:

20110164053 - Information processing device and information processing method: An information processing device capable of processing navigation information is provided. Image processing means generates a signal for displaying a basic screen including a predetermined display element, to which a predetermined function is assigned, on a display device and outputs the signal to the display device. Detection means detects a... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited

20110164054 - Information-processing device and program: An information-processing device comprises: a display control that controls display positions of first and second information images in a display area of a display means for displaying an image, instructions are received for causing the first information image to move in a given direction. A display control executes a first... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20110164055 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating a collection of objects: A method includes: displaying a collection of objects; detecting a gesture made by a contact on the touch-sensitive surface, the gesture comprising a first movement of the contact on the touch-sensitive surface followed by a pause in movement of the contact followed by a second movement of the contact on... Agent:

20110164056 - Device, method, and graphical user interface with grid transformations during device rotation: A method includes: displaying a first 2-D array of a plurality of user interface components on the display in a portrait orientation; detecting rotation of the display from the portrait orientation to a landscape orientation with one or more accelerometers; and, in response to detecting the rotation: rotating the first... Agent:

20110164057 - Navigating in graphical user interface on handheld devices: The invention relates to presenting and browsing in metadata on handheld display devices such as music/mp3 players mobile phones, PDA's, digital cameras. A graphical user interface (GUI) accesses metadata arranged in different categories and determines a hierarchical order of this. A metadata category is shown in a menu of category... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110164058 - Device, method, and graphical user interface with interactive popup views: A method of operating a multifunction device includes: displaying a respective view of a first application on the touch screen display, detecting a first touch gesture within the respective view, and in response to detecting the first touch gesture, displaying a popup view of the first application partially covering the... Agent:

20110164060 - Display control apparatus, display control method, and display control program: A display control apparatus includes: a display section; a detecting section which detects an indication manipulation for a manipulation surface; and a control section which detects, if the indication manipulation for the manipulation surface is detected by the detecting section, an area in the manipulation surface indicated through the indication... Agent:

20110164062 - Information processing device and image processing device: An information processing device capable of processing navigation information is provided. A touch panel can display images and can receive a user's touch operation. An image generation section generates a navigation image including a map image and a plurality of operation button images for receiving the touch operation, the images... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited

20110164061 - Method and apparatus for magnifying computer screen display: A screen magnification tool to scale the content of a computer display screen by distinguishing text and non-text elements of the content and applying different scaling methods to the text and non-text elements. Information about the text elements is stored in a database. Other embodiments are also described.... Agent: Algorithmic Implementations, Inc., Dba Ai Squared

20110164059 - Rescaling for interoperability in virtual environments: Exemplary embodiments include a method for transferring objects from a first virtual environment residing on a first computer system to a second virtual environment residing on a second computer system, the method including determining whether dimensions of the second virtual environment are compatible with dimensions of the first virtual environment,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110164063 - Display input device: A display input device is comprised of a touch panel 1 for carrying out a display of information and an input of information, a proximity sensor 12 for detecting a movement of an object to be detected which is positioned opposite to the touch panel 1 in a noncontact manner,... Agent:

20110164064 - Image processing device and method for processing image: A medical image processing device 100 is configured to be able to set a parameter to be used for detecting a lesion candidate region in executing a processing of detecting the lesion candidate region from an image of an organ surface in order to provide an image processing device for... Agent: Hitachi Medical Corporation

20110164065 - Method and apparatus for configuring display bezel compensation for a single large surface display formed by a plurality of displays: A method includes displaying, on a single large surface display, a first moveable and second fixed portion of a visual test object. The first portion is displayed on the display to be configured and the second portion is displayed on at least one neighboring display, and are shown in a... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20110164066 - Electronic reading device: An electronic reading device provides automatic adjustment of image display and key functionality. An actuator and a plurality of keys symmetrically control the electronic reading device. A built-in motion detection mechanism detects changes in the orientation of the electronic reading device. The content of the display and the functionality of... Agent:

20110164067 - Circuits for controlling display apparatus: The invention relates to methods and apparatus for forming images on a display utilizing a control matrix to control the movement of MEMS-based light modulators.... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20110164070 - Display module: A display module is disclosed, which comprises at least one light source movable along a predetermined path and a controller adapted to modulate the intensity of light emitted by the at least one light source as it moves along the predetermined path so as to cause a desired image to... Agent: LitelogicIPLimited

20110164074 - Electronic display apparatus, installation pertaining to automation technology, and method for operating an electronic display apparatus: An electronic display apparatus comprising a control device and an electronic display panel that can be turned off by the control device. In order to support an energy-saving state in which information can continue to be displayed at least to a certain extent, an electrochromic display is additionally provided that... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20110164069 - Led backlight system: A method and system for modifying the pulse width modulation frequency for controlling the backlit illumination intensity of a liquid crystal display. The modified pulse width modulation frequency may be selected to reduce distortion in the display while allowing for a wide range of dimming settings for the display. A... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110164072 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method of the same: A liquid crystal display device includes: first and second substrates between which a liquid crystal forming material is sandwiched and which are disposed to be opposite to each other; a pair of electrodes including one and the other electrodes; a control means for controlling a voltage applied between the electrodes;... Agent:

20110164073 - Method of driving a display and a display using the same: A method of driving a display and a display using the same are provided. The display is driven in accordance with one of a plurality of backlight unit (BLU) driving modes for a BLU which provides a display panel with backlight. As a result, an image quality is improved based... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110164071 - Pixel circuit, organic electro-luminescent display apparatus, and method of driving the same: A pixel circuit includes a light emitting device, an N-type driving transistor for outputting a driving current according to a voltage applied to the gate electrode, a first capacitor coupled to a gate electrode of the driving transistor, a second capacitor including a first terminal coupled to the gate electrode... Agent:

20110164068 - Reordering display line updates: An apparatus and method for driving a display. The order in which lines of a display are updated is changed in order to take advantage of potential similarities between updated data for the lines. The lines are grouped according to one or more common characteristics and one or more of... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110164076 - Cost-effective display methods and apparatuses: In first aspect of the invention, driving methods of gate interlaced scanning for color LCD are disclosed. This interlaced scanning involves powering odd gate lines sequentially first and then powering even gate lines sequentially, which can minimize the voltage polarity swing to reduce power consumption in source output block. In... Agent:

20110164075 - Display device: A display device is provided that can eliminate feeling of discomfort of a user while preventing cost from being increased. The display device includes display means 1, control means 3 that causes the display means 1 to display predetermined display information and updates the display information at a predetermined display... Agent: Nippon Seiki Co. Ltd.

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