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

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11/24/2011 > 158 patent applications in 58 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110285607 - Portable display device: A method of using two display panels as a single screen is provided. More particularly, a structure for minimizing the size of a joint between two display panels and an algorithm for coping with a situation where a text line or a text image is located at the joint are... Agent:

20110285608 - Apparatus and method for displaying image characteristics of a second display on a first display: An image transform apparatus for displaying image characteristics of a second display on a first display includes a first transform unit, for transforming a first image signal of the first display to a first output signal according to a second gamma value associated with the second display; a second transform... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20110285609 - Multi-view display: A display device includes a first display screen operable to display a first image. A second display screen is operable to display a second image, wherein the first and second display screens overlap, and wherein the second display screen is further operable to display the second image for viewing from... Agent: Pure Depth Limited

20110285610 - Pixel structure and pixel circuit having multi-display mediums: A pixel structure and a pixel circuit having multi-display mediums are provided. A storage capacitor and a first display medium are disposed in different layers, so as to overlap the storage capacitor with a pixel electrode of the first display medium. Accordingly, an area of the first display medium can... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110285611 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes: a light source section including emission subsections; a liquid crystal display panel performing image display through modulating light coming from each of the emission subsections; and a display control section having a partitioning-drive processing section which generates an emission-pattern signal and a partitioning-drive image signal... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110285613 - Device, system and method for color display: Liquid Crystal (LC) elements, driving circuitry adapted to receive an input corresponding to the color image and to selectively activate the LC elements of the LC array to produce an attenuation pattern corresponding to a gray-level representation of the color image, and an array of color sub-pixel filter elements juxtaposed... Agent:

20110285612 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel in which a plurality of pixels (A) are arranged. A storage capacitor (Cs) is provided in each pixel (A) of liquid crystal panel. The storage capacitor (Cs) is connected to a Cs bus line. The liquid crystal display device includes... Agent:

20110285614 - Semiconductor device: A semiconductor device capable of displaying a still image with low consumption power is provided. In the semiconductor device incorporated with a semiconductor display device capable of displaying the still image, a memory portion is mounted on a substrate on which a pixel portion is formed. As a mounting method,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110285615 - Selective backlighting in a smart portable electronic device: A method for selectively controlling backlighting a display screen of a portable electronic device. The method includes executing code to display first content in the display screen and ascertaining at least a first portion of the display screen responsive to the first content, the first portion representing one of a... Agent:

20110285616 - Electronic book: An electronic book includes an upper shell and an inner frame mounted under the upper shell. The inner frame includes a main body, an electrophoretic display mounted in the main body, a front light guide plate mounted in the main body and located above the electrophoretic display, and a lighting... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd

20110285617 - Electrophoretic display and pixel structure therein: A pixel structure is formed in a pixel area and coupled to a scan line and a data line. The pixel structure includes a first transistor, a second transistor and a pixel electrode. The first transistor is formed in the pixel area and coupled to the scan line and the... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110285618 - Active interface controls having bi-stable actuation and intrinsic sensing capability: An active interface control shiftable between deployed and stowed configurations, and including an active material actuator employing a bi-stable mechanism configured to increase the actuator stroke length, and/or presenting intrinsic or external sensing capability, and reconfigurable displays comprising separately shiftable sets of controls.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110285620 - Gesture recognizer system architecture: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for a gesture recognizer system architecture. A recognizer engine is provided, which receives user motion data and provides that data to a plurality of filters. A filter corresponds to a gesture, that may then be tuned by an application receiving information from... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110285619 - Method for identifying a sequence of input signals: A method for identifying a sequence of input signals is proposed, a first input signal being identified in a first method step, a second input signal being identified within a predefined reference time in a second method step, and a time interval between the first input signal and the second... Agent:

20110285621 - Information processing system and information processing apparatus: An information processing system including an information processing apparatus and a remote controller. The remote controller includes a cursor key operation unit capable of performing a focus shift operation to cause a user to shift a focus and an enter input operation to cause the user to select an object... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110285626 - Gesture recognizer system architecture: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for a gesture recognizer system architecture. A recognizer engine is provided, which receives user motion data and provides that data to a plurality of filters. A filter corresponds to a gesture, that may then be tuned by an application receiving information from... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110285625 - Information processing apparatus and input method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus comprises a touch-screen display, a detection module and an output module. The detection module is configured to detect a number of touch positions on the touch-screen display. The output module is configured to output first data indicative of a touch position on... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110285623 - Motion sensing system: A motion sensing system includes a hand-held device and a receiver device. The hand-held device includes a microcontroller, a G-sensor (one 3-axis accelerometer), only one 2-axis gyroscope, and a wireless transmitter. The receiver device is preferably a dongle and includes a microcontroller and a wireless receiver. A first axis of... Agent: Cywee Group Limited

20110285622 - Rendition of 3d content on a handheld device: A handheld device having a display and a front-facing sensor and a back-facing sensor is able to render 3D content in a realistic and spatially correct manner using position-dependent rendering and view-dependent rendering. In one scenario, the 3D content is only computer-generated content and the display on the device is... Agent:

20110285624 - Screen positioning system and method based on light source type: A screen positioning system includes a display, a light emitter, an image capture device and a computer. The light emitter emits light to a position on the display in which an object icon is displayed to form a projection point thereon. The image capture device captures whole images of the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd .

20110285627 - Input device and gaming apparatus having same: An input device includes a moveable manipulation portion, a magnetic-field generating unit, a pressure-detecting unit, a magnetic sensor, and a processing unit. The moveable manipulation portion includes a pressing surface. The magnetic-field generating unit provides a predetermined magnetic field. The pressure-detecting unit includes a detecting surface facing the pressing surface.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110285629 - Computer mouse, in particular a laser mouse: The invention relates to a computer mouse, in particular a laser mouse, wherein the housing (2) is formed as a miniaturized automobile model, the front hood (5) thereof having a plurality of actuating elements. At least one mass storage device (21) for storing data and at least one interface, preferably... Agent:

20110285628 - Switching device and electronic apparatus using the same: A switching device includes a plurality of first interfaces respectively coupled to a plurality of computers, a third interface coupled to a display module, and a switching unit coupled to the first interfaces and the third interface. The switching unit is used for selecting one of the first interfaces to... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd .

20110285633 - Dynamic projected user interface: A dynamic projected user interface device is disclosed, that includes a projector, a projection controller, and an imaging sensor. The projection controller is configured to receive instructions from a computing device, and to provide display images via the projector onto display surfaces. The display images are indicative of a first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110285630 - Electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing including a palmrest, a keyboard on the housing including a space key and a cursor key closer to the palmrest than the space and a switch in a region of the keyboard surrounded by the space key, the cursor key,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110285632 - Electronic apparatus, input control program, and input control method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a touch panel, a display, a key detection module, a keyboard display module and a transmission module. The key detection module is configured to detect a touch and a release of a key of a software keyboard, based on touch detection on... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110285631 - Information processing apparatus and method of displaying a virtual keyboard: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a first touch screen, a second touch screen display, and a display module. The display module is configured to display a first virtual keyboard includes first virtual keys in order to input key codes on the first touch screen display, and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110285634 - Portable data entry device: The invention is a portable data entry device that allows a user to record hand written material on paper using standard writing tools while simultaneously recording an electronic copy of the written material for subsequent processing and storage on suitable data processing and storage devices. The inventive device includes data... Agent: Karbonstream Corporation

20110285635 - Sign language keyboard and sign language searching apparatus using the same: Expression by sign language can be inputted more easily and reliably, and search can be performed therefor as well. A general-purpose keyboard is divided into finger input areas in which shapes of fingers are allotted to respective key tops and upper body input areas in which divided portions of an... Agent:

20110285654 - Adaptive digital filtering method and apparatus in touch sensing system: An adaptive digital filtering method and apparatus for touch data in a touch system is described. Adaptive digital filtering involves estimating a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for stored touch data, and reducing a digital filter order if the SNR is high and increasing the digital filter order if the SNR is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110285637 - Apparatus and associated methods: An apparatus for a user interface of an electronic device, the apparatus comprising a textured surface having a predetermined roughness, the textured surface configured to produce a first predefined vibration in the skin of a user of the apparatus on physical interaction with the skin of the user, wherein the... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110285650 - Apparatus for recording and reproducing plural types of information, method and recording medium for controlling same: Various processes effectively execute updating of related information that is correlated to user selected information. For example, when a selected screen is touched by a pen or the like while an image corresponding to the selected image data is displayed on the screen, existing line drawing data (for example, a... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110285652 - Broadcast receiving device and electronic device: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a first unit and a second unit rotatably coupled to each other by a hinge mechanism. The first unit is provided with two operation buttons arranged symmetrical with respect to the center line passing through the respective centers of the first and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110285638 - Computing device notes: Computing device note techniques are described. In implementations, an input is recognized as selecting at least one object displayed in a user interface by a display device of a computing device. Responsive to the recognition, an indication is displayed on the display device that is selectable. Responsive to selection of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110285639 - Computing device writing implement techniques: Computing device writing implement techniques are described. In implementations, a user interface is output that includes representations of writing implements, one or more of the representations being associated with characteristics of the corresponding writing implement to be applied to lines detected as being drawn using touchscreen functionality of the computing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110285657 - Display input device: A display input device includes a control unit for correcting horizontal coordinates of an object to be detected on an xy coordinate plane extending on a touch panel 1, which are acquired by a proximity sensor 12, according to an angle of elevation φ, an angle of deviation θ and... Agent:

20110285640 - Electric field shielding for in-cell touch type thin-film-transistor liquid crystal displays: Displays such as liquid crystal displays may be used in electronic devices. During operation of a display, electrostatic charges on the surface of the display may give rise to electric fields. One or more electric field shielding layers may be provided in the display to prevent the electric fields from... Agent:

20110285647 - Electronic device: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a first main unit having a surface thereof provided with a display panel, a second main unit having a surface thereof provided with another display panel, a hinge mechanism coupling the first and second main units, and two operation buttons arranged symmetrical... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110285646 - Electronic device with touch pad: An electronic device includes a transparent touch pad, a switch module, a CPU, a touch control module, and a display control module. The switch module is configured to enable or disable the touch pad in response to user operations, and generate an operation signal. The operation signal is an enabling... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110285644 - Electronic device with touch panel: An electronic device includes a display unit and a touch panel. The display unit includes at least two display areas, wherein each of the display areas has a unique operation frequency. The touch panel is installed in front of the display unit and includes at least two touch areas corresponding... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd

20110285649 - Information display device, method, and program: Information display devices, methods, and programs display an image on a display screen. The devices, methods, and programs determine the number of fingers pressing the display screen, detect a pressed coordinate position pressed by at least one of the fingers pressing the display screen, and detect a movement direction and... Agent: Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

20110285653 - Information processing apparatus and input method: According to one embodiment, a key select module selects one of a plurality of virtual keys as an input key candidate when the one of the virtual keys is touched, and changes the input key candidate to another virtual key in accordance with a movement of a touch position on... Agent:

20110285658 - Information processing device, information processing method, and program: The portable information processing device includes an input position detection unit provided at a display screen side of the display device, for detecting a position of an input by a manipulation body on the display screen, a gesture detection unit provided at a back side of the display screen of... Agent:

20110285659 - Input device: An input device is disclosed. An input device comprises a display unit, an input unit, a load detection unit and a control unit. The display unit displays an object of a folder with a hierarchical structure. The input unit receives pressing inputs with respect to the display unit. The load... Agent:

20110285645 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: A mobile terminal in which a touch input is automatically recognized as a touch by a user's grip on a display unit having a touch screen when a partial region of the display unit is touched by the user's grip, and a control method thereof are discussed. The control method... Agent:

20110285651 - Multidirectional button, key, and keyboard: A multidirectional button for use in a user interface of a computing device (10). An object of the user interface may include a multidirectional button software keyboard (14) on a display screen (16).... Agent:

20110285643 - Optical touch display device: An optical touch display device includes a display unit and at least one light sensing module. The display unit includes a first substrate and a display layer. The first substrate has a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area. The display layer is disposed on the display... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110285656 - Sliding motion to change computer keys: The subject matter of this specification can be implemented in, among other things, a computer-implemented touch screen user interface method that includes displaying a plurality of keys of a virtual keyboard on a touch screen computer interface, wherein the keys each include initial labels and a first key has multi-modal... Agent: Google Inc.

20110285655 - Touch panel and method of manufacturing the same: A non-adhering portion where an adhesion layer is removed is provided on a lower surface of a display sheet directly above a connection portion. Even if bulges or recesses occur at the connection portion on an upper substrate owing to fluctuations or differences in thickness when adhering and connecting a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110285642 - Touch screen: Disclosed herein is a touch screen that includes: a first touch screen part that is positioned on an upper part of a display to detect external contact of an input device and compute absolute coordinate information of a contact point and includes two substrates having electrodes patterns that are spaced... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110285636 - Touch screen with virtual joystick and methods for use therewith: Joystick display data is generated for display on a touch screen of an electronic device. The joystick display data creates a visual representation of a virtual joystick when displayed on the touch screen. Touch data from the touch screen is processed to determine when the touch data indicates user interaction... Agent:

20110285641 - Touch-sensing display panel and touch-sensing color filter substrate: A touch-sensing display panel and a touch-sensing color filter substrate are provided. The touch-sensing display panel includes an array substrate, the touch-sensing color filter substrate, and a display medium. The touch-sensing color filter substrate is disposed above the array substrate. The display medium is arranged between the array substrate and... Agent: Unidisplay Inc.

20110285648 - Use of fingerprint scanning sensor data to detect finger roll and pitch angles: A method for detecting roll angles of a finger in contact with a fingerprint scanning sensor is described. The method includes obtaining spatial measurement data of a measurable contact area from a touch surface of a fingerprint scanning sensor, using an algorithm to create at least two statistical quantities from... Agent:

20110285662 - Apparatus and method for an actuator in an electronic device: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a base element, a key top, a single dome switch, and a capacitive sensing system. The key top is configured to pivot in relation to the base element. The key top has a... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110285666 - Electrovibration for touch surfaces: An apparatus that includes a conductive surface and an insulation surface disposed on the conductive surface. The apparatus further includes a controller configured to cause a signal to be coupled to the conductive surface such that a tactile sensation is perceived in a digit that slides on the insulation surface.... Agent:

20110285667 - Electrovibration for touch surfaces: An apparatus that includes a conductive surface and an insulation surface disposed on the conductive surface. The apparatus further includes a controller configured to cause a signal to be coupled to the conductive surface such that a tactile sensation is perceived in a digit that slides on the insulation surface.... Agent:

20110285665 - Input device, input method, program, and recording medium: To provide an input device with improved operability. The input device includes: a display panel that displays a plurality of icons; a trajectory calculating unit that extracts a trajectory of movement of a finger for selecting an icon; a direction estimating unit that estimates a direction in which the finger... Agent:

20110285661 - Periphery conductive element for touch screen: A touch screen is disclosed. The touch screen can include a touch panel and a display, where the display can have a conductive element coupled to or disposed along at least one side at a periphery of a conductive layer of the display. The conductive element can drive the conductive... Agent:

20110285664 - Resistive touch panel and input device using the same: An input device includes a resistive touch panel, which includes a cover layer as the outermost layer of the touch panel. A conductive layer, a resistance layer including a line-type resistor oriented in a regular shape on the surface of the resistance layer. A substrate, and a plurality of insulation... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110285663 - Touch detecting method and flat display device with in-cell touch panel: A touch detecting method comprises: enabling a sample signal in a period between driving a previous gate line and a previous two gate line before a corresponding gate line of a sense unit, and sampling a readout signal in a corresponding readout line during a sample period corresponding to the... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110285668 - Touch input device: A touch input device is provided. The touch input device includes, a Printed Circuit Board (PCB), a plurality of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) mounted on the PCB and electrically connected to the PCB, a holder installed on the PCB and placed around the LEDs, and a touch sensor, placed on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110285660 - Touch screen power generation: A method and apparatus converts a force applied to a touch screen of an electronic device into an electric charge capable of powering a logical circuit of the electronic device. In various embodiments, the touch screen comprises one or more piezoelectric transducer array layers that convert the force into electrical... Agent:

20110285669 - Electronic devices including interactive displays implemented using cameras and related methods and computer program products: An electronic device is provided including a housing; an interactive display connected to the housing; a frame associated with the interactive display; at least one camera coupled to the interactive display and frame; and a position determination circuit coupled to the camera and the interactive display. The position determination circuit... Agent:

20110285672 - Pointing device and display apparatus: A pointing device and a display apparatus applying the same are provided. The pointing device corrects an error that occurs in a boundary between block in calculating a current location of the pointing device and calculates the current location. Accordingly, an error occurring in a boundary between blocks in calculating... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110285671 - Stylus and electronic device: This invention provides a stylus and an electronic device. The electronic device includes a stylus and a main body. The main body includes a display screen and at least one sensing element. The stylus is detachably connected with the main body. The stylus includes a penholder and a movable element.... Agent:

20110285670 - Stylus pen: A stylus pen includes a penholder and a pen tip connected to the penholder. The pen tip includes a first pen tip and a second pen tip. A first contact surface and a second contact surface are respectively defined in one end of the first pen tip and the second... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Prcision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110285674 - Control apparatus and method for liquid crystal display: A control apparatus and method for a liquid crystal display are provided. The method includes the following steps. An input pixel datum of N bits is converted into a first pixel datum and the M most significant bits of the first pixel datum are outputted as a second pixel datum,... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20110285676 - Display system capable of updating an extended display identification data of an option board and method thereof: An option board is coupled to a monitor. The option board stores a first identification code. The monitor has a second identification code. If the second identification code of the monitor is different from the first identification code of the option board, a first extended display identification data and the... Agent:

20110285675 - Pulse output circuit, shift register, and display device: In a pulse output circuit in a shift register, a power source line which is connected to a transistor in an output portion connected to a pulse output circuit at the next stage is set to a low-potential drive voltage, and a power source line which is connected to a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110285673 - Writing device for electronic paper and writing method thereof: A writing method for E-paper includes the following steps. A writing device for E-paper is provided, which includes a first writing electrode and a second writing electrode facing to the first writing electrode. A writing space is defined between the first writing electrode and the second writing electrode. Next, an... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20110285678 - Led driver circuit: A LED driver circuit, including a LED module, a bias circuit, a first switch, an inductor, a regulator, a controller, a second switch, and a current-to-voltage converter, is used to provide a load current for the LED module, wherein the bias circuit is biased by a first bias current and... Agent: Immense Advance Technology Corp.

20110285677 - Rfid-based display devices having multiple driver chips: An RFID-based display device is provided with a plurality of display characters having a plurality of display elements, such as line segments or pixels. The display device further includes a plurality of driver chips for controlling the display elements and/or display characters. Each driver chip may control an individual display... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation

20110285679 - Chip-on-glass type liquid crystal display device: A chip-on-glass (COG) type liquid crystal display device minimizes a reflected wave from an input terminal of a source driver IC, regardless of the resistance value of a transmission line on a glass substrate, through the use of impedance matching at a front terminal of an LOG and impedance matching... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd.

20110285681 - Image display device and image display method: The occurrence of the halo phenomenon caused in a display panel unit is detected in a liquid crystal display device that displays an image in the display panel unit including color filters of a plurality of colors by respectively controlling emission ratios of a plurality of LEDs emitting lights of... Agent:

20110285680 - Image display device, electronic apparatus, image display system, method of acquiring method, and program: An image display device includes: an image display section in which a plurality of pixels each having a display element are arranged, an imaging section capturing an image is arrangeable on the rear surface thereof, and a plurality of light-transmissive portions are provided in a region corresponding to the imaging... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110285682 - Micro projector driving device and driving method: A micro projector driving device and a driving method are provided, where pixels of the first and last images at a specified location are compared, and the light intensity of the light sources is then adjusted according to the compared results so as to avoid the continual display of images... Agent: Shanghai Sanxin Technology Development Co., Ltd.

20110285683 - System and method for choosing display modes: This disclosure provides apparatus, systems, and methods for updating display devices. In one aspect, a line time addressing mode may be used to update the display by changing the amount of time that a common line has to address a display element. A shorter line time results in a higher... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110285689 - Display apparatus: In a display apparatus, a first display substrate includes a common electrode to which a common voltage is applied. A second display substrate facing the first display substrate includes a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode. The first and second pixel electrodes formed in one pixel region are... Agent:

20110285686 - Image display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a first insulating substrate provided with a cathode and a through hole; a second insulating substrate provided with an anode to which a voltage for accelerating the electron emitted from the cathode is applied; a voltage application structure connected to the anode through the through hole,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110285685 - Light emitting element driver and display device: Disclosed herein is a light-emitting element driver including: a light-emitting section; a power supply section; a switching section; a constant current circuit or resistor; and a control circuit.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110285688 - Liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal display device, amplitude voltage of an image signal written into a signal line can be decreased. A liquid crystal display device in which frame inversion driving is performed includes pixels each including a liquid crystal element and a transistor that controls voltage applied to a first... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110285687 - Liquid crystal display device and electronic device: To reduce the amplitude voltage of a scan signal of a scan line in common inversion driving. A liquid crystal display device includes a first transistor including a gate electrically connected to a first scan line, a first terminal electrically connected to a signal line, and a second terminal electrically... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110285684 - Low power consumption transflective liquid crystal displays: Techniques are provided to drive a normally white or mixed mode LCD with low voltages and low power consumption. A sub-pixel in the LCD may comprise a reflective part and a transmissive part. The cell gap for a liquid crystal layer in the sub-pixel may provide at least a half-wave... Agent:

20110285692 - Display apparatus and driving method therefor, and electronic device: After a sampling transistor is turned ON at a first timing when a control signal has risen, during a sampling period from a second timing when a video signal has risen from a reference potential to a signal potential to a third timing when the control signal has fallen and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110285693 - Driving method for reducing image sticking: A driving method with reducing image sticking effect is disclosed. The driving method includes applying a voltage on the data lines for trapping impurities crossing the data lines and lowering the degree of the image sticking effect, and applying different asymmetric waveforms to different data lines for trapping impurities crossing... Agent:

20110285690 - Esd protection circuit and display apparatus using the same: An ESD protection circuit comprises three transistors and two voltage dividers. The two source/drain terminals of a first transistor are electrically coupled to a first power line and a second power line respectively. The two source/drain terminals of a second transistor are electrically coupled to the first power line and... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110285691 - Voltage compensation type pixel circuit of active matrix organic light emitting diode display device: A voltage compensation type pixel circuit of an AMOLED display device includes a driving transistor serially connected to a light emitting element between high-potential and low-potential power lines to drive the light emitting element in response to a voltage supplied to a first node, a first program transistor for supplying... Agent:

20110285694 - Image-displaying device and display timing control circuit: An image-displaying device includes an image data generation section, a progress information acquisition section and a display control section. The image data generation section is configured to perform processing for generating image data indicative of an image of a subject based on output data from an image-capturing section that captures... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110285705 - 2d/3d switchable color display apparatus with narrow band emitters: A 2D/3D switchable display system having a selector for selecting a two-dimensional (2D) or a three-dimensional (3D) image processing path; a first processor for processing image data through the two-dimensional image processing path; a second processor, independent of the first processor, for processing image data through the three dimensional image... Agent:

20110285703 - 3d avatar service providing system and method using background image: Disclosed are a system and a method for providing an avatar service with the background having the reality. A 3-D avatar service is provided under a 2-D background image and a user feels as if the 2-D background image is realized as a 3-D space. Thus, the user feels the... Agent: Tri-d Communications

20110285700 - Device for three-dimensional image display using viewing zone enlargement: The present invention relates to a autostereoscopic image display device capable of observing a natural three-dimensional image without crosstalk or pseudo-stereoscopic zone between optimal viewpoints and without using special glasses. The three-dimensional image display device of the present invention includes: a display panel configured to display image information of at... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20110285707 - Diffusion-based interactive extrusion of two-dimensional images into three-dimensional models: Methods and systems for creating three-dimensional models from two-dimensional images are provided. According to one embodiment, a computer-implemented method of creating a polygon-based three-dimensional (3D) model from a two-dimensional (2D) pixel-based image involves creating an inflatable polygon-based 3D image and extruding the inflatable polygon-based 3D image. The inflatable polygon-based 3D... Agent: Agentsheets, Inc.

20110285696 - Direct 3-d drawing by employing camera view constraints: An interactive 3-D drawing method supports 3-D modeling of real-world scenes captured in the form of multiple images taken from different locations and angles. The method enables the user manipulate a 3-D drawing primitive without changing its appearance on a selected input image.... Agent: Ocali Bilisim Teknolojileri Yazilim Donanim San. Tic. A.s.

20110285698 - Method and arrangement for three-dimensionally recognizable representation: The invention relates to methods and arrangements for unaided three-dimensionally recognizable representation by a method for three-dimensionally recognizable representation, in which individual image elements (αij) are simultaneously made visible, the image elements (αij) reproducing partial information from several views (Ak (k=1 . . . n)) of the scene/object. Directions of... Agent:

20110285695 - Pictorial representation in virtual endoscopy: The invention relates to a method for the pictorial representation of a three-dimensional measured data record representing part of a hollow body, comprising the following steps: processing of a first subset of the two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional measured data record for an image reproduction in a first two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional intraluminal... Agent:

20110285704 - Spatially-correlated multi-display human-machine interface: A human-machine interface involves plural spatially-coherent visual presentation surfaces at least some of which are movable by a person. Plural windows or portholes into a virtual space, at least some of which are handheld and movable, are provided by using handheld and other display devices. Aspects of multi-dimensional spatiality of... Agent:

20110285701 - Stereo-matching processor using belief propagation: In accordance with at least some embodiments of the present disclosure, a processor for performing stereo matching of a first image and a second image is described. The processor may include a first pipeline stage configured to generate data costs associated with a first tile selected from the first image,... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110285697 - Three dimensional image display: A three-dimensional (“3D”) image display includes a signal controller which receives two-dimensional (“2D”) image information and 3D image information and generates control signals based on the 2D image information and the 3D image information, a clock generator which receives the control signals from the signal controller and generates a first... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110285706 - Three-demensional image processing apparatus and method of controlling the same: A 3D image processing apparatus includes: a main screen image processing unit which generates a main screen processed image by performing a format conversion process on a main screen image; a sub screen image processing unit which generates a sub screen processed image by performing a format conversion process on... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110285699 - Using 3d technology to independently view multiple series of images by different groups of viewers: A system and method of using 3D technology wherein multiple series of images are displayed on a single display module. A group of viewers can select a single series of images to view from the multiple series of images displayed independent of other groups of viewers. One technique uses temporal... Agent:

20110285702 - Visualizing a time-variant parameter in a biological structure: The invention relates to a system and a method for visualizing a time-variant parameter at a plurality of positions in a biological structure, wherein a visualization display is configured to display a first representation showing a first visualization parameter at a plurality of time intervals, determined in a first volume... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110285708 - Method and apparatus for encoding 3d mesh models, and method and apparatus for decoding encoded 3d mesh models: 3D mesh models are widely used in various applications for representing 3D objects. These models are made of vertices and corresponding triangles, which can be compressed based on prediction and residuals. The present invention improves the accuracy of parallelogram prediction, particularly near sharp features. The proposed 3D mesh model encoding... Agent:

20110285709 - Allocating resources based on a performance statistic: A method includes rendering an object of a three dimensional image via a pixel shader based on a render context data structure associated with the object. The method includes measuring a performance statistic associated with rendering the object. The method also includes storing the performance statistic in the render context... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110285712 - Image signal processing apparatus, light-emitting apparatus, 3d image viewing glasses, image signal processing system, and image signal processing method: An image signal processing apparatus includes an output unit that outputs an image, a detection unit that detects that the output unit is outputting a 3D image, and a light modulation control unit that causes a light emitting apparatus to reduce luminance of a light emitting unit thereof, in response... Agent:

20110285710 - Parallelized ray tracing: A method includes assigning a priority to a ray data structure of a plurality of ray data structures based on one or more priorities. The ray data structure includes properties of a ray to be traced from an illumination source in a three-dimensional image. The method includes identifying a portion... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110285711 - Path rendering by covering the path based on a generated stencil buffer: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for rendering paths by first generating a stencil buffer indicating pixels of the path that should be covered and then covering the path. The paths may be filled or stroked without tessellating the paths. Path rendering may be accelerated when... Agent:

20110285714 - Arranging and processing color sub-pixels: An electro-optic display device includes a display matrix of display pixels. Each display pixel may include two or more first sub-pixels and a second sub-pixel. Each first sub-pixel may have two or more display states and a color filter. The second sub-pixel may have two or more display states and... Agent:

20110285715 - Method and system for providing scene data of virtual world: Methods and systems for providing scene data of a virtual world. One method includes the following steps: receiving a request for downloading the scene data from a content requesting party, where the request includes (i) information on an object group in the scene data and (ii) Level of Detail (LoD)... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110285713 - Processing color sub-pixels: A method may include receiving data pixels of a color image and mapping the color image to display pixels of a display device. Data pixels may have first and second color components, each component having an associated color property. Display pixels may have two or more sub-pixels. The mapping may... Agent:

20110285716 - Evaluation of radiation dose tolerance limits: A software device that aids the user to evaluate the dose distribution and dose tolerance limits for radiation therapy treatment plans. Radiation therapy treats a desired tumor volume as well as undesired volumes of critical anatomical structures within the patient. The dose volume histogram (DVH) is commonly used to assess... Agent:

20110285717 - Method for generating manoeuvre graphics in a navigation device: A technique for controlling a navigation device to generate a navigation manoeuvre graphics for a road junction manoeuvre is proposed. A device embodiment of this technique comprises a routing module adapted to provide routing information pertaining to a scheduled route, with the scheduled route comprising the road junction. Furthermore, an... Agent: Elektrobit Automotive Software Gmbh

20110285719 - Approximation of stroked higher-order curved segments by quadratic bÈzier curve segments: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for subdividing stroked higher-order curved segments into quadratic Bèzier curve segments. Path stroking may be accelerated when a GPU or other processor is configured to perform the subdivision operations. Cubic Bèzier path segments are subdivided into quadratic Bèzier curve segments... Agent:

20110285722 - Approximation of stroked higher-order curved segments by quadratic bÈzier curve segments: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for subdividing stroked higher-order curved segments into quadratic Bèzier curve segments. Path stroking may be accelerated when a GPU or other processor is configured to perform the subdivision operations. Cubic Bèzier path segments are subdivided into quadratic Bèzier curve segments... Agent:

20110285723 - Conversion of dashed strokes into quadratic bÈzier segment sequences: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for converting dashed strokes into quadratic Bèzier segment sequences. Path rendering with stroking and dashing may be accelerated when a graphics processing unit or other processor is configured to subdivide quadratic Bèzier segments based on the remaining distance for a... Agent:

20110285720 - Decomposing cubic bezier segments for tessellation-free stencil filling: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for decomposing and filling cubic Bèzier segments of paths without tessellating the paths. Path rendering may be accelerated when a GPU or other processor is configured to perform the decomposition operations. Cubic Bèzier paths are classified and decomposed into simple... Agent:

20110285718 - Point containment for quadratic bÈzier strokes: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for stroking rendered paths. Path rendering may be accelerated when a graphics processing unit or other processor is configured to identify pixels that are within half of the stroke width of any point along a path to be stroked. The... Agent:

20110285721 - Point containment for quadratic bÈzier strokes: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for stroking rendered paths. Path rendering may be accelerated when a graphics processing unit or other processor is configured to identify pixels that are within half of the stroke width of any point along a path to be stroked. The... Agent:

20110285724 - Conversion of dashed strokes into quadratic bÈzier segment sequences: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for converting dashed strokes into quadratic Bèzier segment sequences. Path rendering with stroking and dashing may be accelerated when a graphics processing unit or other processor is configured to subdivide quadratic Bèzier segments based on the remaining distance for a... Agent:

20110285725 - Display control method, display control device and program: A display control method for controlling display of characters in a display section equipped with a plurality of pixels, includes: acquiring character data; and displaying a character according to the character data in a character display region of the display section. The character corresponding to the character data is displayed... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110285726 - Method and apparatus for preparing subtitles for display: A method and apparatus for preparing subtitles for display are disclosed. Embodiments provide a method and apparatus for preparing at least one subtitle for display based on at least one parameter measured using an image shown on a screen.... Agent:

20110285727 - Animation transition engine: A method that facilitates smoothly animating content of a graphical user interface includes acts of receiving a description of a first virtual scene and receiving a description of a second virtual scene. The method also includes an act of causing an animated transition to be displayed on a display screen... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110285728 - Image processing device and image signal processing system: An image signal processing system is presented, which includes a computer, a master image processing device, and at least one slave image processing device. The master image processing device is used for receiving an image signal. The master image processing device includes a master signal conversion device and a master... Agent: Silicon Intergrated Systems Corp.

20110285730 - Controlling display updates for electro-optic displays: A display controller may include a display update controller that may cause a color processing operation to be initiated in response to completion of an image data transmission, or a display update operation to be initiated in response to completion of the color processing operation. The display update operation may... Agent:

20110285729 - Subbuffer objects: A method and an apparatus for a parallel computing program using subbuffers to perform a data processing task in parallel among heterogeneous compute units are described. The compute units can include a heterogeneous mix of central processing units (CPUs) and graphic processing units (GPUs). A system creates a subbuffer from... Agent:

20110285731 - Mechanism for granting controlled access to a shared resource: Disclosed are methods and systems for granting an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) in a multi-ASIC environment controlled access to a shared resource. A system includes a first ASIC, a second ASIC, and a shared memory that stores a shared resource and a data set partitioned into fields. The first ASIC... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20110285732 - Data compression and file segmentation in directmodel jt datastores: The size of lightweight JT data files containing CAD data is reduced by employing loony compression where acceptable for portions of the CAD data, such as 3D geometry data Dictionary-based lossless compression for the remaining portions is augmented by exploiting common repeated structures for some portions, such as precise Brep... Agent: Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.

20110285733 - Digital sticky note with electric paper display: A digital sticky note has an electric paper displayer having a substrate. In addition, a display is configured on the substrate for showing an image picture without power. Further, a wireless receiver module, a process unit and a display circuit are also configured on the substrate. Wherein, the wireless receiver... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20110285734 - Image-displaying device and display control circuit: An image-displaying device includes an image data generation section, an information data acquisition section, and a display control section. The information data acquisition section is configured to acquire information data for causing predetermined information to be displayed on an information display region. The display control section is configured to control... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110285735 - System and method for compositing path color in path rendering: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for compositing a rendered path object into an image buffer. A shader program executing within a graphics processing unit (GPU) performs a stenciling operation for the path object and subsequently performs a texture barrier operation, which invalidates caches configured to... Agent:

20110285736 - Decomposing cubic bÈzier segments for tessellation-free stencil filling: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for decomposing and filling cubic Bèzier segments of paths without tessellating the paths. Path rendering may be accelerated when a GPU or other processor is configured to perform the decomposition operations. Cubic Bèzier paths are classified and decomposed into simple... Agent:

20110285741 - Baking path rendering objects into compact and efficient memory representations: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for improving path rendering on computer systems with an available graphics processing unit. The technique involves reducing complex path objects to simpler geometric objects suitable for rendering on a graphics processing unit. The process involves a central processing unit “baking”... Agent:

20110285739 - Image display apparatus, image display method, and program storage medium: An image display apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store first images, a processor configured to change tones of first reduced images of the first images to first tones, and a display configured to display the first reduced images of the first images in a column direction or a... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110285740 - Path rendering with path clipping: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for rendering clipped paths by first generating clip stencil buffer state indicating pixels that are inside of the clip path. The clip stencil buffer state may also store an opacity value for each covered pixel to generate a mask that... Agent:

20110285738 - Rgbw display system and method for displaying images thereof: When a signal receiving unit receives red, green, and blue sub-pixels of an RGB pixel, a chromaticity weight generation unit generates a chromaticity weight according to the lowest gray level and the highest gray level of the red, green, and blue sub-pixels of the RGB pixel. Then, a gray level... Agent:

20110285742 - System and method for path rendering with multiple stencil samples per color sample: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for improving path rendering on computer systems by efficiently representing and computing sub-pixel coverage for path objects. A stencil buffer is configured to store multiple stencil samples per pixel stored in an image buffer. The stencil samples undergo stencil testing... Agent:

20110285737 - Systems and methods for local tone mapping of high dynamic range images: This is generally directed to systems and methods for local tone mapping of high dynamic range (“HDR”) images. For example, a HDR image can have its larger dynamic range mapped into the smaller dynamic range of a display device. In some embodiments, to perform the local tone mapping, a RGB... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation

20110285744 - Display processing system and method: A method includes storing a transparency value. A color level value is stored in a set of color bits. The color level value is multiplied by the transparency value, by bit-shifting the set of color bits by a number of bit positions indicated by the transparency value.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110285743 - Top-to-bottom path rendering with opacity testing: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for rendering paths by first generating a stencil buffer indicating pixels of the path that should be covered and then covering the path. The paths may be filled or stroked without tessellating the paths. Path rendering may be accelerated when... Agent:

20110285745 - Method and apparatus for touch screen assisted white balance: A method and apparatus for performing automatic white balance utilizing a touch screen. The method includes determining an area on a touch screen for performing automatic white balance, extracting portion of a frame relating to the determined area, determining red, green and blue values of the extracted portion of the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20110285746 - Enhancing color images: A method for enhancing a color image may include selecting a set of operations from a group of operations, specifying an order for performing the selected set of operations, receiving the color image, and performing, with a processor, the selected set of operations in the specified order on the color... Agent:

20110285747 - Jittered coverage accumulation path rendering: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for rendering anti-aliased paths by first generating an alpha buffer representing coverage data. To generate the alpha buffer, jittered versions of the rendered path are rendered and corresponding stencil buffers indicating sub-pixel samples of the path that should be covered... Agent:

20110285748 - Dynamic image collage: A sequence of templates (22) is determined. Each of the templates (22) defines a spatiotemporal layout of regions in a display area (38). Each of the regions is associated with a set of one or more image selection criteria and a set of one or more temporal behavior attribute values.... Agent:

20110285749 - Methods, apparatus and systems for generating digital-media-enhanced searchable electronic records of underground facility located and/or marking operations: Generating a digital-media-enhanced electronic record of a locate and/or marking operation performed by a locate technician. The locate and/or marking operation comprises locating and/or identifying, using at least one physical locate mark, a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area, wherein at least... Agent: Certusview Technologies, LLC.

20110285750 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus for viewing a portion of a web page and a control method thereof is provided. The display apparatus divides the web page into at least a plurality of first blocks which may be individually displayed on the display apparatus so a user can more easily view the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110285751 - Digital image drop zones and transformation interaction: A portion of a digital image is displayed where the portion that is displayed depends upon a mask. After the portion of the digital image is displayed, a change to the mask is received. It is determined, based at least in part on the received change to the mask, a... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20110285752 - Digital image drop zones and transformation interaction: A light emission control driver includes a first logic unit configured to receive a plurality of clock signals and a first input signal and generate a first output signal; a second logic unit configured to receive a plurality of clock signals and a second input signal and generate a second... Agent:

20110285755 - Display device and method for driving the same: A method for driving a display device including pixels each including a display element and a transistor is proposed. The driving method has an image production period and an image retention period. In the image production period, a video signal is input to each pixel and the gray level of... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110285756 - Electrophoretic display device, driving method therefor, and electronic apparatus: An electrophoretic display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate, an electrophoretic layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and containing at least a dispersion medium and positively or negatively charged particles mixed in the dispersion medium, first electrodes formed in island shapes and driven... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110285758 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus that displays an image with adjustments made in the luminance of the individual pixels of a display includes: a weighting portion which assigns weights to the luminance of the individual pixels according to their position on the display. The weights assigned as a result of the... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110285760 - Image display device and method of controlling the same: An image display device includes a luminescence element, a capacitor, and a driver having a gate connected to a first electrode of the capacitor and a source connected to an anode of the luminescence element. A power source supplies a reference voltage to the first electrode of the capacitor via... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110285753 - Image processing method and display device using the same: An image processing method comprises: (A) separating R and B data and G data from input data; (B) loading data corresponding to respective odd rows of gamma-converted R and B data, and storing data corresponding to respective even rows of the R and B data adjacent to the loaded odd... Agent:

20110285759 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving same: A liquid crystal display device that can be driven at high frequencies without causing display failure due to insufficient charging, flicker, luminance unevenness, etc., is implemented. Source bus lines are driven such that polarities of video signals are reversed every plurality of frames. A display interface circuit is provided with... Agent:

20110285754 - Methods for driving electro-optic displays: An electro-optic display uses first and second drive schemes differing from each other, for example a slow gray scale drive scheme and a fast monochrome drive scheme. The display is first driven to a pre-determined transition image using the first drive scheme, then driven to a second image, different from... Agent: E Ink Corporation

20110285757 - System and method for choosing display modes: This disclosure provides apparatus, systems, and methods for updating display devices. In one aspect, a multi-line addressing mode may be used to update the display by writing data to multiple display lines in order to increase display refresh rate and reduce power consumption. In another aspect, a line order addressing... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110285761 - Control apparatus used in three-dimensional display apparatus and associated three-dimensional glasses: A control apparatus for controlling a three-dimensional (3D) display apparatus includes: an image processing unit to receive an image source signal and convert the image source signal to an interval signal. The interval signal is defined as a first timing interval and a second timing interval. A backlight control device,... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20110285762 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes: a light source section including emission subsections; a LCD panel including pixels each having sub-pixels for four colors of R, G, B, and Z, and modulating light from the emission subsections based on input image signals for three colors of R, G, and B; and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110285763 - System and method for improving color and brightness uniformity of backlit lcd displays: Systems and methods for improving color and brightness uniformity of an image displayed on a backlit LCD are disclosed. In one example, a correction map is computed and applied to the LCD pixel values. In another example, the voltage settings of the backlight source components are also corrected in addition... Agent:

20110285764 - Video display device: A video display device is provided with a backlight for projecting light onto a display panel composed of plural backlight blocks two-dimensionally arranged, for controlling the intensity of light for each of the backlight blocks by local dimming control. In the video display device, video, such as letterbox video, having... Agent: Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd.

  
11/17/2011 > 145 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110279351 - Portable multi-display device: A separable portable multi-display device is provided. A portable multi-display device includes a main body panel housing having a first display, a sub-panel housing having a second display, and a coupling device for coupling the main body panel housing to the sub-panel housing such that at least one sides of... Agent:

20110279350 - Portable presentation system and methods for use therewith: A method and system for configuring electronic presentation units for cooperative activities, the method comprising the steps of providing a plurality of presentation units in a conferencing space including a master unit and other units, electronically identifying the other units present in the conferencing space, enabling a configuration interface for... Agent:

20110279352 - Thermal actuator for configurable imaging systems: For use in an imaging system having a plurality of adjacent display units, the improvement comprising a thermal actuator in at least one of the display units for moving a screen thereof away from a chassis thereof when the said display unit exceeds a predetermined temperature, so as to prevent... Agent: Christie Digital Systems Usa, Inc.

20110279353 - Apparatus and method for energy display: Disclosed herein is an energy display apparatus disposed on each energy consuming site, displaying the energy price information that is transmitted by a central server according to time zone in association with energy price fluctuating system. If a situation occurs that energy price information is not received from the central... Agent: Lsis Co., Ltd.

20110279354 - Computer with tv mode: According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a method comprising acts of providing an interface in the computer system adapted to be connected to an external display device and providing a controller in the computer system. The controller may be adapted to transmit output display signals to the... Agent:

20110279355 - Head mounted display: An imaging unit images a predetermined range including at least a range where an image is displayed out of a field-of-view range of a user. An image forming unit forms a background canceling image which cancels a background image which is visually recognized by a user via an external light... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110279356 - Electro-optical display device and display method thereof: A method of reducing power consumption of an electro-optical display device which can display a still image with the use of analog signals. A circuit in which a small amount of leakage current flows between a source and a drain of a selection transistor when the selection transistor is off;... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110279357 - Wireless accessible display and methods: Changeable displays are described and methods of making and using such displays are described as well. Displays can be made changeable using wireless communications, including through cellular indications networks. GSM modem technology can be used. A changeable display can incorporate a GSM modem incorporating a programmable SIM card, which may... Agent:

20110279358 - Display panel with reduced parasitic capacitance: An exemplary embodiment of a display panel according to the present invention includes; a substrate, a display area including a gate line disposed on the substrate, and a gate driver connected to one end of the gate line, the gate driver including a plurality of stages disposed in a first... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110279362 - Display device and display method: A display device and the like which can provide an image showing the status of the past presentation more flexibly is provided. A display device includes an image generating section generating an instruction image which reflects an instruction content based on presentation data obtained by relating image data showing a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110279360 - Image display unit and image forming apparatus including the same: An image display unit capable of displaying image data page-wise includes: a scanner portion; a display panel for displaying input image data in preview representation; an input condition determiner that compares the image data successively input through the scanner portion, as to input condition and determines whether there is any... Agent:

20110279363 - Image forming apparatus and display console displaying preview image: In order to provide a technique allowing easy confirmation of image contents even if the number of images increases, a display console includes a display device having an image displaying function and a display control unit controlling the display by dividing a display screen of the display device into an... Agent:

20110279364 - Information display apparatus with proximity detection performance and information display method using the same: An information display apparatus with proximity detection performance contains a display device that displays image information, a sensor constituted of plural detection electrodes, and an adjusting device of detection resolution that adjusts the detection resolution to be detected based on a distance between the sensor and an object that is... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110279361 - Optical detection device, display device, and electronic apparatus: An optical detection device includes: a light source unit that emits source light; a curve-shaped light guide that includes: a light incident surface to which the source light is incident, the light incident surface being located in an end portion of the light guide; and a convex surface from which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110279359 - Systems and methods for monitoring motion sensor signals and adjusting interaction modes: Described herein are systems and methods for recognizing when a user of an interactive application is frustrated and for responding to the user's frustration by changing an interaction mode. Signals arising from motion sensors included in user equipment are monitored for patterns indicative of user frustration. In response to detecting... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation

20110279365 - Information processing device, display device, display system, method for controlling information processing device, and method for controlling display device: An information processing device controls, in response to an object moving instruction, a transmitting unit so that pointer position information indicating a post-movement position of a pointer and object position information indicating a post-movement position of an object are transmitted to a display device, and then, after the pointer position... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110279366 - Method and apparatus for ranging finding, orienting, and/or positioning of single and/or multiple devices: A method and apparatus for ranging finding of signal transmitting devices is provided. The method of signal reception is digitally based only and does not require receivers that are analog measurement devices. Ranging can be achieved using a single pulse emitting device operating in range spaced relation with a minimum... Agent: Xyz Interactive Technologies Inc.

20110279369 - Hybrid pointing device: The present invention discloses a hybrid pointing device including an optical navigation module and a pointing module. The optical navigation module is configured to replace the conventional buttons of a convention pointing device, such as an optical mouse or a trackball mouse. The optical navigation module is configured to sense... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110279368 - Inferring user intent to engage a motion capture system: Techniques are provided for inferring a user's intent to interact with an application run by a motion capture system. Deliberate user gestures to interact with the motion capture system are disambiguated from unrelated user motions within the system's field of view. An algorithm may be used to determine the user's... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110279367 - Presenter: A presenter includes a main body, a light source, a pointing input unit and a wireless transmission unit. The light source can be a laser diode or any other light-emitting element capable of emitting a laser beam. The pointing input unit can be a magnetically sensitive pointing unit or an... Agent: Howay Corp.

20110279370 - Display device having stylus pen with joystick functions: The configurations of a display device are provided in the present invention. The proposed display device includes a screen and a joystick control device having a stylus pen.... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20110279372 - Input device having magnetic button structure: An input device includes a cover and a base. The cover includes a button and a protrusion. The protrusion protrudes from the button. The base includes a processing unit and a button controlling module. The button controlling module includes a first magnetic member, a second magnetic member, and a movement... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co.,ltd.

20110279371 - Mouse device operable with variable button-pressing force: A mouse device is operable with a variable button-pressing force. The mouse device includes a mouse base, a mouse case, a button disposed on the mouse case, a pressing plate contacted with the button, and the sliding member contacted with the pressing plate. The sliding member is partially protruded out... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20110279373 - Information processing apparatus and operation method of information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes: an apparatus body including a body having a keyboard and a display unit attached to the body so as to be opened and closed; an acceleration sensor mounted on the apparatus body; a gesture motion determination unit mounted on the apparatus body and determining a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110279374 - User input device and electronic apparatus including the same: A user input device and electronic apparatus are provided. The user input device includes a first substrate on which first electrodes are formed; a second substrate disposed to be spaced apart from the first substrate, and on which second electrodes are formed; an electro-rheological fluid contained in a gap between... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110279376 - Remote control to operate computer system: According to one aspect, embodiments of the invention provide a remote control comprising a housing comprising a first and second housing portion, wherein the first housing portion is coupled to the second housing portion and is configurable in at least two positions, a touchpad, a keypad, a processor configured to... Agent:

20110279375 - System and methods for enhanced remote control functionality: A hand-held device has a housing having a top surface and a bottom surface opposite the top surface, at least one transmitter, a first user interface associated with the top surface of the housing having first user interface input elements which, when active, are actuatable to cause the at least... Agent: Universal Electronics Inc.

20110279377 - Illumination keyboard: An illumination keyboard is provided and includes a base plate, at least one tortuous circuit, a plurality of light sources, a light guide plate and a plurality of keys. The tortuous circuit is disposed on the base plate in a nonlinear arrangement. The light sources are coupled to the tortuous... Agent: Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110279378 - Image display device with plural light emitting diodes: Disclosed herein is an image display device having a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs), which can maintain a primary color which is desired to be expressed, and prevent an interference of other unwanted colors and a change of the primary color at the time of application of a light... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110279384 - Automatic derivation of analogous touch gestures from a user-defined gesture: Embodiments enable a mobile device to execute an action analogous to a user-defined action in response to receipt of a gesture analogous to a user-defined gesture. In an embodiment, a method automatically interprets touch gestures on a mobile device. In the method, a user input is received that defines a... Agent: Google Inc.

20110279397 - Device and method for monitoring the object's behavior: A monitoring unit is presented for use in monitoring a behavior of at least a part of a physical object. The monitoring unit comprises: a data input module configured for receiving measured data indicative of a behavior of at least a part of the physical object in a certain coordinate... Agent: Zrro Technologies (2009) Ltd.

20110279382 - Electronic device including tactile touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same: A method of controlling an electronic device having a touch-sensitive display includes determining a first value representative of force applied by an actuator to a touch-sensitive input device of an electronic device, controlling the actuator to modulate the force on the touch-sensitive input device for providing tactile feedback, determining a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110279392 - Image display control device and image forming apparatus including the same: To provide a control unit including a touch panel display capable of presenting preview display of multiple pages of document images on the display panel, the touch panel display includes: a binding position indicating controller; a binding process preview displaying controller that displays preview images of recording paper bound at... Agent:

20110279391 - Image display device: A vehicle-mounted device includes a storage device, an external input unit, a speaker, an image display unit, a touch panel, a control unit, a DVD/CD drive, a GPS, a vehicle speed sensor, and a gyroscope. The touch panel includes a finger rest area to reduce erroneous operation by a finger... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110279389 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer readable medium storing program: An information processing apparatus includes a first display controller that causes a screen to display a first image, a second display controller that causes the screen to display a second image, a trail obtaining unit that obtains a trail, a status obtaining unit that obtains a status of an operation... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110279395 - Input device: An input device is disclosed. An input device comprises a display unit, an input unit, a load detection unit and a control unit. The display unit is configured to display an object of a folder with a hierarchical structure. The load detection unit is configured to detect a pressing load... Agent:

20110279393 - Method and apparatus for controlling a display unit of a portable terminal: A method of controlling a display unit of a portable terminal includes receiving a signal corresponding to a user gesture from a touch sensor unit located in a peripheral area of the display unit; and activating or deactivating at least part of the display unit according to the signal received... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110279396 - Method and apparatus for detecting and interpreting path of designated position: A method of detecting and interpreting a path of designated positions is disclosed. The method concurrently detects a plurality of designated positions on a touch panel, again detects the plurality of designated positions subsequent to a travel of the designated positions, determines the distances between each of the current designated... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110279379 - Method and apparatus for on-top writing: A handwriting recognition apparatus facilitates user entry of strokes one on top of another. The apparatus, which includes a processor and a display integrated with a touch sensitive screen, receives a series of strokes via the screen. Each stroke is defined by contact, trace, and lift occurrences. Each stroke appears... Agent:

20110279386 - Method for determining touch points on touch panel and system thereof: The present invention discloses a method for determining touch points on a touch panel and a system thereof. The method includes the following steps: sampling, calculating a difference, comparing the difference, sampling a determinative area, and calculating a barycenter. The barycenter position from the said steps is a touch point... Agent: Alcor Micro Corp.

20110279380 - Method of providing tactile feedback and electronic device: A method includes detecting, at a first time, a first touch associated with a first touch value that meets one of a first touch threshold and a second touch threshold, detecting, at a second time, a second touch associated with a second touch value that meets one of the first... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110279381 - Method of providing tactile feedback and electronic device: A method includes detecting a touch on a touch-sensitive display, determining when a touch value associated with the touch meets a first touch threshold, determining a first period of time between detecting the touch and when the touch value meets the first touch threshold, and providing a first tactile feedback... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110279388 - Mobile terminal and operating method thereof: A mobile terminal and an operating method thereof are provided. The operating method includes displaying an object list including one or more objects on a display module of the mobile terminal, detecting a first enlarge command from a first area of the display module where a particular object from the... Agent:

20110279385 - Touch display apparatus and electronic reading apparatus with touch input function: The present invention relates to a touch display apparatus, which is including a display unit and a touch unit installed under the display unit. The display unit includes a first substrate and a second substrate installed in parallel. The touch unit includes a third substrate installed under the second substrate... Agent: Prime View International Co., Ltd.

20110279390 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel in which an occurrence of a scratch at intersections of coupling patterns respectively coupling first sensing cells and second sensing cells to each other in a first direction and in a second direction is prevented. The touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate, sensing patterns formed... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110279394 - Touch screen panel structure of mobile device: A Touch Screen Panel (TSP) structure of a mobile device is provided. The TSP structure includes a TSP and a Light Emitting Diode (LED). The TSP includes a transparent substrate and at least one indium tin oxide (ITO) film stacked on the transparent substrate. The transparent substrate includes an icon... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110279383 - Touch screen shield: A shield that is attachable to a touch sensitive screen is disclosed. The shield may be attached to the touch sensitive screen only at its outer peripheral portion. An air gap is enclosed between the shield and the touch sensitive screen to form a planar air bearing. The shield preferably... Agent:

20110279387 - Transperent conductive substrate and method of manufacturing the same touch screen using the same: Disclosed herein are a transparent conductive substrate and a method of manufacturing the same, and a touch screen using the same. The transparent conductive substrate includes a transparent substrate, a transparent electrode that is formed and patterned on the transparent substrate, and a primer that is formed between the transparent... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110279406 - Capacitance sensor and information input apparatus: A capacitance sensor is provided and includes at least one electrode group positioned within a sensor area. The electrode group including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a third electrode. The capacitance sensor also includes a drive section configured to measure capacitances of the first, second and third electrodes,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110279403 - Capacitive touch panel and a method of reducing the visibility of metal conductors in capacitive touch panel: The present invention discloses a capacitive touch panel, comprises a substantially transparent substrate and a transparent sensing pattern. The transparent sensing pattern, which detects touch signals, is formed on the substantially transparent substrate. The transparent sensing pattern comprises a plurality of conductor cells and at least one metal conductor disposed... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.

20110279407 - Circuit for processing touch line signal of touch screen: A circuit for processing a touch line signal of a touch screen includes a plurality of sensing read circuits and a switch unit. The plurality of sensing read circuits include sensing read-out units and integrators, respectively. The sensing read-out units are configured to precharge a first sensor capacitor and a... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd.

20110279405 - Conductive structure and method of manufacturing the same: The disclosure relates to a touch panel, a method for manufacturing the same, and a touch display device using the same. The touch panel includes a substrate, a lower conductive layer disposed on the substrate, an insulating layer disposed on the lower conductive layer, at least one first conductive wire... Agent: Innocom Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110279404 - Control circuit and control method for touch panel: A coordinate generating unit provisionally determines the X-coordinate of a point touched by the user based upon a first panel current and at least one of first and second panel voltages in a first state, and provisionally determines the Y-coordinate of the point touched by the user based upon at... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.

20110279399 - Interface device with integrated solar cell(s) for power collection: Disclosed herein are embodiments of an interface device (e.g., a display, touchpad, touchscreen display, etc.) with integrated power collection functions. In one embodiment, a solar cell or solar cell array can be located within a substrate at a first surface and an array of interface elements can also be located... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110279401 - One-layer capacitive touch screen and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are a one-layer capacitive touch screen and a method of manufacturing the same. The one-layer capacitive touch screen includes: a base substrate; a first electrode pattern that is formed on an upper surface of the base substrate and includes a plurality of first sensing units and first connection... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110279400 - Panel for position sensors: This document discloses systems, methods, and articles of manufactures, related to position sensors and uses therefor. Various patterns of drive electrodes and sense electrodes that can be used to in a panel for a position sensor are shown and described. In various examples, the drive electrodes and sense electrodes can... Agent: Atmel Corporation

20110279409 - System and method for detecting locations of touches on a touch sensor: A projected capacitive touch sensor system includes a substrate that defines a plurality of non-overlapping areas. Each non-overlapping area includes a plurality of detection electrodes arranged in non-overlapping columns. The columns include a horizontal detection electrode that extends along substantially an entire height of a first column, and at least... Agent:

20110279402 - Touch screen: Disclosed herein is a touch screen. The touch screen includes a transparent electrode that is formed on one surface of a first transparent substrate to sense change in capacitance at the time of a touch input; an electrode that is formed on a second transparent substrate formed on the other... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110279408 - Touch screen device: The size of a pointing object is determined based on a detection result of a touch operation with a pointing object, and the number of electrodes in a group is switched according to the size of the pointing object. In particular, the size of the pointing object is categorized into... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110279398 - Touch screen electrode enhancements: Darkening layers and/or passivation layers are provided on electrodes of panels for touch sensitive screens. Darkening, for example, reduces reflections of ambient light that might otherwise increase electrode visibility. Passivation reduces performance degradation due to electrode oxidation. A darkening layer may also serve as a passivation layer.... Agent:

20110279410 - Touch screen input apparatus: A touch screen input apparatus includes a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, and a controller. The first electrode layer is configured to perform sensing in a first direction, and provided with first electrode patterns which are formed on the top surface of a substrate. The second electrode layer... Agent:

20110279414 - Area sensor and liquid crystal display device with area sensor: A liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a liquid crystal panel (20) having an area sensor function of detecting the position of an input from an outside source by detecting an image on a panel surface. The liquid crystal panel (20) (position detecting section), provided with visible... Agent:

20110279413 - Optical touch display apparatus and optical operation apparatus: An optical touch display apparatus includes a light-transmitting display panel, a backlight module, a visible light source, an invisible light source, an image sensing apparatus and a processing circuit. The light-transmitting display panel has a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other. The first surface has a... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110279411 - Optical waveguide and optical touch panel: In an optical touch panel 20 using optical waveguides, a pigment mixture consists of at least 2 kinds of pigments is contained in a clad 14. The pigment mixture has stronger absorption of light in a visible range than in a near-infrared range. Signal beams in the near-infrared range are... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20110279412 - Scanning method for determining a touch position of a touch input apparatus: A scanning method for determining the touch position of a touch input apparatus is disclosed. First of all, a first exposure process on light sensors of the touch input apparatus by light emitting device of the touch input apparatus is performed. Then the light sensors are scanned. A light sensor... Agent: Waltop International Corporation

20110279416 - Electromagnetic stylus with auto-switching: An electromagnetic stylus includes a body, a core and an induction coil. The body includes a first shell and a second shell telescopically sleeved on the first shell. The core is received in and has a nib end extending out of the first shell. The induction coil is sleeved on... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110279415 - Method and system for implementing a user interface for a device employing written graphical elements: A method and system for implementing a user interface for a device through user created graphical elements. The method includes recognizing a graphical element icon created by a user. Once recognized, a function related to the graphical element icon is accessed and an output in accordance with the function is... Agent: Leapfrog Enterprises, Inc.

20110279420 - Display: A display is disclosed. The display comprises a panel, a data driver and a scan driver. The panel comprises pixels, data lines and scan lines. The data lines transmit data signals to the pixels, and the scan lines transmit scan signals to the pixels. The data driver provides the data... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110279418 - Display device: A display device includes a display panel having an active area in which sub-pixels formed at crossing regions of data lines extending in a first direction and gate lines extending in a second direction crossing the first direction are arranged, and a non-active area outside of the active area. A... Agent:

20110279417 - Display panel of a solid display apparatus, flexible display apparatus, and method of manufacturing the display apparatuses: A display panel of a solid display apparatus including: a pixel unit having pixels formed on surfaces constituting a polyhedron; scan drive units generating scan signals and supplying the scan signals to the pixels; and data drive units generating data signals according to input images and supplying the data signals... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110279419 - Electro-optical display device and display method thereof: A method of reducing power consumption of an electro-optical display device which can display a still image with the use of analog signals. A circuit in which low leakage current flows between a source and a drain of a selection transistor when the selection transistor is off; the source of... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110279423 - Information display panel: Provided is an information display panel, which includes: a transparent first substrate having transparent pixel electrodes formed in an information display screen region, first connecting electrodes formed as line electrodes drawn from the pixel electrodes to a region outside the information display screen region, and third connecting electrode formed as... Agent: Bridgestone Corporation

20110279422 - Organic electroluminescent display device and method of driving the same: An organic electroluminescent display device includes: a plurality of sub-pixels in a matrix form along a plurality of row and column lines and each including a light emitting diode; first and second driving transistors in the sub-pixel, connected in parallel with each other, and connected to the organic light emitting... Agent:

20110279421 - Overdrive apparatus and associated method for display system: An overdrive apparatus applied to a display system is provided. The overdrive apparatus includes an indication unit, an access circuit and a plurality of memories. The indication unit provides an indication signal corresponding to a scan line of an image frame. The access unit reads a first overdrive table from... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20110279424 - Display device and driving circuit thereof: A display device including a display panel and a driving circuit is provided, wherein the driving circuit includes a synchronizer and a driver. The synchronizer synchronizes a plurality of external control signals according to an internal clock and accordingly generates a plurality of internal control signals. The driver reads the... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110279425 - Vacuum fluorescent display with driver ic: The distance between filamentary cathodes and a phosphor on an anode substrate can be reduced by shortening the distance between the filamentary cathodes and a grid. To obtain high luminance without loss of display quality, the present invention provides a vacuum fluorescent display (1) with a driver IC, comprising a... Agent: Noritake Itron Corporation

20110279426 - Display device and method for driving same: Provided is a display device for carrying out seamless display so that a sense of strangeness is not given to a viewer or the sense of strangeness is reduced. In at least one embodiment, a display device includes a display panel on which a plurality of display elements are disposed... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110279427 - Liquid crystal display device and electronic appliance: An object of one embodiment of the present invention is to provide a liquid crystal display device using the common inversion driving that allows the amplitude voltage of a scan signal on a scan line to be low. The device including a first transistor having a gate, a first terminal,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110279428 - Switch device for source driver of liquid crystal display and operating method thereof: A switch device for source drivers of liquid crystal displays includes a first switch module; a first switch; a second switch; a second switch module; a third switch module; a fourth switch module; a third switch; and a fourth switch; wherein when a first driving signal with a voltage level... Agent: Himax Technologies Limted

20110279429 - Display device: A display device includes a driver circuit monolithically integrated in a display panel. The display panel has a plurality of pixel units and signal lines; and a driver circuit including a first circuit element and a second circuit element integrally formed on the display panel and electrically connected to each... Agent:

20110279434 - Image display: An image display is provided with a display area including pixels, each including illuminating means. A control circuit turns the illuminating means of the pixels on and off. A capacitance is provided having a first node connected to an input terminal of the control circuit. A display signal voltage generation... Agent:

20110279431 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display apparatus and a method of driving the liquid crystal display apparatus, which commonly boosts pixels of a first group and commonly boosts pixels of a second group. The liquid crystal display apparatus includes a first group of pixels for displaying an image and a second group... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110279432 - Method of controlling display device, display device, and control device for display device: There is provided a method of controlling a display device in which a write operation for changing a display state of one pixel is performed by performing a plurality of operations of applying a driving voltage. The method includes determining whether a previous write operation is currently performed for the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110279433 - Organic light emitting diode display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting diode display device includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels; a data driver applying data voltage to the pixels; and a power supplier including a first power source providing high-level voltage to the anode electrode of organic light emitting diodes and a second power... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110279430 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device includes: a scan driver for supplying scan signals to scan lines and an emission control signal to an emission control line during a scan period; a data driver for supplying data signals to data lines; a second power supply supplying a second power at... Agent:

20110279438 - Buffer circuit: A buffer circuit having high slew rate is provided. The buffer circuit is provided, which includes a plurality of transistors having the same conductivity type and a capacitor and whose gain is determined depending on the gain of all the plurality of transistors. A buffer circuit having high driving capability... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110279440 - Circuit for amplifying a display signal to be transmitted to a repair line by using a non-inverting amplifier and lcd device using the same: A circuit for amplifying a display signal transmitted to a repair line by using a non-inverting amplifier is disclosed, which comprises a voltage follower, a non-inverting amplifier, a repair line, a thin film transistor (TFT) and a liquid crystal (LC) capacitor. The voltage follower is electrically connected to a data... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110279439 - Display apparatus, method of driving a display, and electronic device: In a display apparatus including a switching transistor, a correction voltage for eliminating an effect of a variation in a characteristic of a driving transistor is stored in a storage capacitor. The switching transistor is disposed between one current terminal of the driving transistor and a light emitting element. The... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110279435 - Display device and displaying method thereof, and driving circuit for current-driven device: The present invention provides a display device, a displaying method thereof and a driving circuit for current-driven device. Each pixel of the display device includes a current-driven device and a driving circuit. A first terminal of the current-driven device is electrically coupled to a first preset voltage. The driving circuit... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110279441 - Display device and driving method of the same, and electronic apparatus: The brightness of a light emitting element varies when changes in ambient temperature or changes with time occur. In view of this, the invention provides a display device where the influence of variations in the current value of the light emitting element due to changes in ambient temperature and changes... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110279436 - Display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels, a plurality of scan lines, and a plurality of data lines, a data driver transmitting a plurality of data signals to the plurality of data lines, a scan driver transmitting a plurality of scan... Agent:

20110279437 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display and a driving method thereof include an OLED, a driving transistor supplying a driving current to the OLED, a data line transmitting a data signal to the driving transistor, a first switch including a first electrode connected to one electrode of the OLED... Agent:

20110279444 - Display device to compensate characteristic deviation of drving transistor and driving method thereof: A display device includes a display having a plurality of pixels, a compensator that for each of a plurality of pixels, calculates an image data compensation amount that compensates a characteristic deviation of a driving transistor of each pixel by measuring the first pixel current generated by the first data... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110279443 - Driving module and driving method: The present invention discloses a driving module for a liquid crystal display device. The driving module includes a data line signal processing unit, for generating a plurality of data driving signals, a scan line signal processing unit, for generating a plurality of gate driving signals, and a control unit, for... Agent:

20110279442 - Electrophoretic display unit and method for driving an electrophoretic display panel: An electrophoretic display unit is presented that comprises an electrophoretic display panel (1). A medium (5) having embedded therein a plurality of electrophoretic display elements (7) is controlled by a first and a second pixel electrode (6, 22b). In addition a sensor constructed to generate a signal (ST) indicative for... Agent:

20110279451 - 3d image control apparatus and 3d image control method: A crosstalk image signal is generated by multiplying an image signal in a subsequent display period of a correction target image signal by a coefficient which is set corresponding to a vertical position on a display screen of a display apparatus in a descending order from the top, or multiplying... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110279452 - Map display apparatus: A map display apparatus is disclosed, which includes a display for display of a 3D map on a map display screen and a controller for displaying the 3D map in first or second 3D state, and switches a display state of the 3D map from the first 3D state to... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110279445 - Method and apparatus for presenting location-based content: An approach is provided for rendering content associated with a location-based service. Content is retrieved that is associated with a point on an object identified in the location-based service. The object can be represented by, but is not limited to, a three-dimensional or two-dimensional model or models or by an... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110279446 - Method and apparatus for rendering a perspective view of objects and content related thereto for location-based services on mobile device: A method including causing, at least in part, rendering of a perspective view showing one or more objects in a field of view. The method further including retrieving content associated with an object of the one or more objects in the field of view, and causing, at least in part,... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110279449 - Method for calculating ocular distance: A method for calculating an ocular distance is presented. The method includes the following steps. A three-dimensional (3D) image display device generates one or more second display points and displays one or more virtual reference points. One or more calibration points are obtained, and these calibration points are generated through... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110279447 - Rendering transparent geometry: Methods and systems for rendering 3D scenes, including rendering a portion of the 3D scene to a corresponding pixel to determine a pixel value, determining a designated-next multisample of the corresponding pixel, and storing the pixel value at the designated-next multisample in response to determining that a depth value of... Agent: Zebra Imaging, Inc.

20110279448 - Rendering transparent geometry: Methods and systems for rendering 3D scenes, including rendering a portion of the 3D scene to a corresponding pixel to determine a pixel value, determining a designated-next multisample of the corresponding pixel, and storing the pixel value at the designated-next multisample in response to determining that a depth value of... Agent: Zebra Imaging, Inc.

20110279450 - Three dimensional (3d) image display apparatus, and driving method thereof: A three dimensional (3D) image display apparatus is provided. The 3D image display apparatus includes an image input unit which receives a 3D image, an image processing unit which divides the input 3D image into a left-eye image and a right-eye image and processes the left and right-eye images, an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110279453 - Method and apparatus for rendering a location-based user interface: An approach is provided for enabling a pleasing lightweight transition between two more complete renderings of content associated with a location based service. A device is caused to present the first rendering of a graphical user interface based on location information of a three-dimensional model or models, panoramic image data,... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110279454 - Three-dimensional display and three-dimensional display system: A three-dimensional display includes a first display module, a second display module, a light-combining module and a view-scanning layer. The first display module provides a first display image. The second display module provides a second display image. The light-combining module is disposed in a first transmission path of the first... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110279455 - Sketched overdrawn lines for editing spline-based three-dimensional curves: An overdraw method for editing a three-dimensional geometry includes receiving a three-dimensional geometry including a plurality of individual curves whose positions are defined by a plurality of control points, receiving a polyline overdrawn on the three-dimensional geometry, matching the polyline to the three-dimensional geometry to determine a portion of the... Agent: Siemens Corporation

20110279457 - Plate check supporting method, plate check supporting apparatus, and recording medium: Sizes for blocks are determined depending on a resolution of a first image or a second image, at a time when the first image or the second image is printed. Image data areas of first image data and second image data are divided into a grid pattern of blocks. The... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110279456 - Projection display apparatus and display system: A projection display apparatus is provided with a main body unit comprised of a light source and a projection element for projecting light emitted from the light source to a projection plane. The projection element is provided in the main body unit. The main body unit is further comprised of... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110279458 - Method for identification, categorization and search of graphical, auditory and computational pattern ensembles: This disclosure provides a system and method to use context graphs for targeting communications to a user of an image rendering device. According to one exemplary embodiment, the method provides targeted communications generated as a function of one or more attributes associated with a user requested printed document. The attributes... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110279460 - Character input device and character input method: A character input device includes: a terminal control unit that accepts information on a character candidate being a candidate of an input confirmed character, and performs a displaying process of the character candidate, and generates a guide image whose image varies in accordance with a remaining time until an input... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110279459 - System and method for graphically enriching promotional messages delivered to handheld communication devices: Graphically enriching a promotional message delivered to a mobile communication device is described. For example, a mobile content server may receive the promotional message to be delivered to the mobile communication device. The mobile content server may determine content included in the received promotional message and identify at least one... Agent: Google, Inc.

20110279461 - Spawning projected avatars in a virtual universe: The present invention provides a computer implemented method and apparatus to project a projected avatar associated with an avatar in a virtual universe. A computer receives a command to project the avatar, the command having a projection point. The computer transmits a request to place a projected avatar at the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110279462 - Method of and subsystem for graphics processing in a pc-level computing system: A graphics processing subsystem for use in a computing system, including a plurality of GPUs operating according to time division mode of graphics parallelization. At least one of the GPUs is a display-designated GPU that is connectable to a screen for displaying images produced by the graphics processing subsystem, and... Agent: Lucid Information Technology, Ltd.

20110279463 - Graphics processing method applied to a plurality of buffers and graphics processing apparatus thereof: A graphics processing method, which is applied to a plurality of buffers at least including a first buffer served as an on-screen buffer and a second buffer served as an on-drawing buffer, includes the steps of: sending a drawing command related to the second buffer to a drawing engine; when... Agent:

20110279464 - Auto double buffer in display controller: In a double buffering technique, a display controller refreshes a display from a first frame buffer by default and a processor draws into a second frame buffer. When the processor finishes drawing the second frame buffer, the processor signals the display controller that a new frame is ready in the... Agent: Amulet Technologies, LLC

20110279465 - Memory system having multiple address allocation formats and method for use thereof: A memory system having multiple address allocation methods for graphics data in a computer graphics processing system. The memory system includes a plurality of memory arrays, and a format register having a programmable format flag. The status of the format flag indicates the memory address allocation format in which the... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20110279467 - Display apparatus and method for decreasing motion blur thereof: A display apparatus includes a backlight part comprising a light source group; a motion analyzer for dividing a screen of the liquid crystal display panel into a plurality of regions and analyzing a motion level in each region; and a backlight controller for controlling driving of the light source group... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110279468 - Image processing apparatus and image display apparatus: Provided are an image processing apparatus and an image display apparatus, in which the occurrence of motion blur and dynamic false contour can be more reliably prevented. The image processing apparatus has: a sub-field conversion unit (2) that converts an input image into light emission data of each sub-field; a... Agent:

20110279466 - Method of compensating image data and display apparatus for performing the same: A method of compensating image data, the method includes generating a compensation data of an image data in accordance with a temperature value by using a compensation data of a previous frame and a compensation data generated through a look-up table which is mapped with corresponding to a compensation data... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110279469 - Performing time slice-based visual prediction: To perform time slice-based visual prediction, a weighted moving aggregate of data values in a data set is calculated over previous time slices to predict data values based on interactive user input. A visual accuracy indicator is generated for display to indicate a quality of prediction of data values at... Agent:

20110279470 - Systems and methods for the real-time and realistic simulation of natural atmospheric lighting phenomenon: Systems and methods are provided for visually realistic simulation and real-time rendering of natural atmospheric lighting and related phenomena in an outdoor scene represented by an image provided by a simulation environment. The systems and methods of the present invention provide techniques to approximate the visual effects of natural atmospheric... Agent:

20110279471 - Visual cryptography and voting technology: In some embodiments, techniques for voting and visual cryptography may include various enhancements.... Agent:

20110279472 - Display arrangement and method of displaying information: The present invention relates to a method and a display device comprising a surface for displaying information. The information has at least one of a color hue or contrast for a content and at least one of a color hue or contrast for a background of the content. The display... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110279473 - Translation of register-combiner state into shader microcode: An apparatus and method for translating fixed function state into a shader program. Fixed function state is received and stored and when a new shader program is detected the fixed function state is translated into shader program instructions. Registers specified by the program instructions are allocated for processing in the... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20110279474 - Method, system and software product for color image encoding: The present invention relates to the compression of color image data. A combination of hard decision pixel mapping and soft decision pixel mapping is used to jointly address both quantization distortion and compression rate while maintaining low computational complexity and compatibility with standard decoders, such as, for example, the GIF/PNG... Agent: Slipstream Data Inc.

20110279475 - Image processing device and image processing method: An edge image of the image frame is created after it is determined to start tracking. Meanwhile, a particle is distributed in a space of a coefficient set for each control point sequence when the control point sequence of a B-spline curve representing the shape of the target object is... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20110279476 - Methods, apparatus and systems for generating image-processed searchable electronic records of underground facility locate and/or marking operations: Managing and displaying information relating to a locate operation and/or a marking operation to detect and/or mark a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility. First information relating to the locate operation and/or the marking operation is electronically received, wherein the first information includes image information. The... Agent: Certusview Technologies, LLC

20110279477 - Medical image processing and handling system: An image processing and handling system is provided for the efficient combination of image data from multiple sources and of different types. The system includes an image processing device having an electronic control unit (ECU) that receives a first set of image data from an image data provider such as... Agent:

20110279479 - Narrowcasting from public displays, and related methods: A user with a cell phone interacts, in a personalized session, with an electronic sign system. In some embodiments, the user's location relative to the sign is discerned from camera imagery—either imagery captured by the cell phone (i.e., of the sign), or captured by the sign system (i.e., of the... Agent:

20110279478 - Virtual tagging method and system: A method for associating a virtual tag with a geographical location, comprising the steps of displaying (210) a two-dimensional geographical map; receiving (220) inputs specifying a line on the map; displaying (230) a vertical plane passing through the line, perpendicular to the map; receiving (240) information specifying a position of... Agent:

20110279480 - Projector and control method: A projector includes: an image-taking section; an updating section; a storing section storing taken-image information, position data and image data; a projecting section projecting a whole image including an individual image and having a function of adjusting the size of the whole image; and a control section performing control so... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110279481 - System and method for navigating a mobile device user interface with a directional sensing device: An electronic mobile device includes a display for displaying a graphical element. A tilt sensor is configured to sense first and second tilt angles of the mobile device. A processor is coupled to the display and the tilt sensor and configured to move the graphical element relative to the display... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110279486 - Backlight unit, liquid crystal display device using the same, and method for driving backlight unit: A backlight unit capable of preventing deterioration in image quality of a display image by controlling driving timing of a backlight in consideration of an operation speed of liquid crystal, a liquid crystal display device using the same, and a method for driving the backlight unit are disclosed. The backlight... Agent:

20110279483 - Controlling single-picture element (pixel) displays: A method may include scanning, by a portable device, information from a storage unit of the portable device to change a color gradient on a surface of a single-pixel display attached to a housing of the portable device. In addition, the method may include detecting, by the portable device, a... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110279485 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a backlight unit which emits a light, and a display panel which receives the light to display an image. The backlight unit includes a driving circuit which outputs a driving voltage and a reference voltage; and p light source blocks connected to the driving circuit, p... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110279487 - Display device and display method: Provided is a display device for carrying out seamless display so that a sense of strangeness is not given to a viewer or the sense of strangeness is reduced. In at least one example embodiment, a display device that displays an image based on image signals DAT, includes: a display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110279489 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes a light source, a color separation unit configured to separate light from the light source into colored light beams, liquid crystal display devices each configured to modulate a corresponding one of the colored light beams in accordance with an image signal, light-shielding members each configured... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110279488 - Oled luminance degradation compensation: A system and method are disclosed for determining a pixel capacitance. The pixel capacitance is correlated to a pixel age to determine a current correction factor used for compensating the pixel drive current to account for luminance degradation of the pixel that results from the pixel aging.... Agent: Ignis Innovation Inc.

20110279484 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display device operating in a concurrent (e.g., simultaneous) emission method, which includes a first power driver configured to apply first power, which changes between a first low level and a first high level, to pixels of the display unit, and a second power driver configured to... Agent:

20110279482 - System and method for controlling a display backlight: In one embodiment, a backlight controller for a zoned backlight display includes a processor having a brightness value output. The processor is configured to provide a brightness value for at least one brightness zone of the display based on a target brightness value for the at least one zone, a... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20110279491 - Driving method of bistable display device: An exemplary driving method is adapted for a bistable display device including a pixel array. The pixel array includes a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of second pixels arranged in a predetermined manner. The driving method includes the following steps of: during a first time period, providing the... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110279490 - Image display device: An image display device comprises a liquid crystal display panel, panel driving circuits, a backlight configured to include a plurality of light source blocks, and a controller configured to modulate input data to generate image data synchronized with N multiple frame frequency, control the panel driving circuits such that same... Agent:

20110279492 - Organic light emitting display and control signal generating circuit of organic light emitting display: A signal generating circuit generating an output signal corresponding to a controlling input, the signal generating circuit including a rising path increasing the output signal during a rising period in synchronization with a time that the controlling input is increased, and a falling path decreasing the output signal during a... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110279493 - Display and weighted dot rendering method: The invention relates to a display and a weighted dot rendering method. The display comprises a plurality of pixel groups, each pixel group comprising a plurality of dots arranged in a predetermined identical matrix form, each pixel group having at least one first color dot, at least one second color... Agent:

20110279494 - Method and device for adjusting the color point of a lighting unit: A method for adjusting the color point of a lighting unit including semiconductor-based lasers for generating an RGB signal. The method may include supplying at least one component of the RGB signal to a sensor via a filter; and actuating at least one of the semiconductor-based lasers by means of... Agent: Osram Gesellschaft Mit Beschraenkter Haftung

  
11/10/2011 > 133 patent applications in 50 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110273363 - Composite display modules: The present invention provides composite display modules which have reduced visible dead space between display modules. This is of particular interest for the price rail, where it is desirable to achieve a long (about 3-4 ft) section of an active module. The present invention is directed to a composite display... Agent:

20110273364 - Device for portable viewable reflective display system: The invention relates to a mobile visual display device that includes a horizontal panel configured for displaying an illuminated reference image on a display screen, and a reflective or partially reflective surface coupled to a side of said panel and disposed over said display screen at an angle sufficient for... Agent: 360brandvision LLC

20110273365 - Wearable electronic display: A wearable display apparatus includes a display for providing viewable images. A display support assembly can support the display. The display support assembly can be self centering and telescoping for adjusting the position of the display for viewing by a user. The display support assembly can include right side and... Agent: Kopin Corporation

20110273366 - Display device and an electronic apparatus using the same: In a conventional display device comprising a sub-display, the display device is increased in thickness and in the number of components as the number of displays is increased. In the present invention, a dual emission display device is used so that either surface of a display is used as a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110273367 - Backlight driving method and display device: Exemplary backlight driving method and display device are provided. The display device includes a light source array. The light source array includes a first group of light-emitting rows and a second group of light-emitting rows. The backlight driving method includes the steps of: firstly, receiving a gate driving frequency of... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110273368 - Extending digital artifacts through an interactive surface: A unique system and method that facilitates extending input/output capabilities for resource deficient mobile devices and interactions between multiple heterogeneous devices is provided. The system and method involve an interactive surface to which the desired mobile devices can be connected. The interactive surface can provide an enhanced display space and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110273369 - Adjustment of imaging property in view-dependent rendering: An image is displayed by determining a relative position and orientation of a display in relation to a viewer's head, and rendering an image based on the relative position and orientation. The viewer's eye movement relative to the rendered image is tracked, with at least one area of interest in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110273370 - Device for entering control signals to a peripheral unit: The invention pertains to a device for entering control signals to a peripheral unit. The device contains means which sense movements of the device relative to an essentially flat surface, such that movements of the device on the essentially flat surface fills the same function as the movements of a... Agent: Perific Technolgies Ab

20110273371 - Fuel dispenser: A system and method for displaying information at a fuel dispenser comprises an electrophoretic display that may be configured to operate in low temperature environments. The fuel dispenser may comprise a keypad located beneath the electrophoretic display in order to present a graphical user interface to a customer and receive... Agent:

20110273373 - Key structure of operation section of electronic device, input device and electronic device using same: There is provided a key structure of an operation section of an electronic device that can avoid an occurrence of operational errors of erroneously pressing down an operation key and can reliably secure a large area for input operations and for indicating information. The key structure of the operation section... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110273372 - Mobile device with unique features: A mobile device having a translucent screen that is the size of the mobile device and a full size keyboard having a left side member, a center member, and a right side member. When the keyboard is open, the center member is slidably attached to the front of the mobile... Agent:

20110273374 - Handheld electronic communication device having sliding display: A handheld electronic device comprising a housing having a keyboard support member and a base, the base having a first section spaced apart from and opposing the keyboard support member to define a cavity therebetween, the base having a second section that extends from the first section beyond an open... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110273388 - Apparatus and method for receiving gesture-based input in a mobile device: A method for receiving a user's gesture-based input and apparatus of a mobile device is provided. The method and apparatus halts an input function by a particular mode that is executed when a present event occurs on the mobile device, creates a new input area, allows for a user's gesture-based... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110273377 - Backlight for a display: Systems and devices are provided for using an organic light emitting diode (OLED) as a backlight for a liquid crystal display (LCD) device. In one embodiment, an OLED backlight may include one or more OLED elements disposed between two substrates. The OLED backlight may be optically bonded to the back... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110273389 - Coordinate input display apparatus: A coordinate input display apparatus is provided in which a reference output of a pressure detection sensor under a non-pressed state is adjusted so as to fall within a predetermined range, and pressed position detection accuracy is improved. The coordinate input display apparatus that includes a plurality of pressure detection... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110273383 - Curved touch screen panel and method of manufacturing the same: A touch screen panel and a method of manufacturing the same, the touch screen panel including a curved substrate; sensing patterns on at least one surface of the curved substrate; and an insulating layer covering the sensing patterns.... Agent:

20110273375 - Dead-front user interface: A capacitive touch switch is disclosed which includes a transparent insulating panel, a filtering layer having an opaque color, a transparent icon being defined in the filtering layer, a transparent substrate including a capacitive electrode, the transparent substrate being tinted to substantially match the opaque color of the filtering layer,... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20110273392 - 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

20110273379 - Directional pad on touchscreen: A computer-implemented user interface method for managing directional user inputs is disclosed. The method includes receiving sliding motion by a user on a touchscreen of a computing device, identifying a direction for the sliding motion; associating the direction for the sliding motion with one of a plurality of directions for... Agent: Google Inc.

20110273384 - Electromagnetic antenna loop layout: An electromagnetic antenna loop layout for use with an electromagnetic input apparatus is disclosed. The electromagnetic antenna loop layout comprises a plurality of electromagnetic antenna loops in parallel in each other, wherein each electromagnetic antenna loop has a first terminal connecting to a switch, and at least two adjacent electromagnetic... Agent:

20110273381 - Handheld electronic communication device: A handheld electronic communication device including a body including an input device facing a first direction, and a display device coupled to the body. The display device has a first display screen and a second display screen. The second display screen faces an opposite direction as the first display screen.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110273387 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and recording medium: When a user makes a touch input, a touch detector receives touch inputs from two touch panels and measures the coordinates of the touch inputs. The touch detector discriminates a detection mode. When the mode is an individual detection mode, the touch detector converts the coordinates of the touch input... Agent: Nec Casio Mobile Communications, Ltd.

20110273378 - Mobile device with temperature sensing capability and method of operating same: The present invention relates to electronic devices such as mobile devices, and methods of operating such devices. In one embodiment of the invention, the electronic device includes first and second temperature sensors positioned at different respective locations on the electronic device and at least one processing device. The first and... Agent:

20110273380 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method includes detecting a received gesture on a touch-sensitive display, comparing the received gesture to a predefined gesture, if an option to provide gesture feedback is enabled, providing gesture feedback comprising rendering a representation of the predefined gesture on the touch-sensitive display.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110273390 - Semiconductor device, method for manufacturing same, and display device: Disclosed is a semiconductor device in which a thin film transistor and a thin film diode are provided on one same substrate, and the characteristics respectively required for the thin film transistor and the thin film diode are achieved. Specifically disclosed is a semiconductor device that includes an insulating layer... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110273385 - Sensing structure and method of touch spot of resistive touch panel: A sensing structure and method for a touch spot of a resistive touch panel, includes a first conducting layer, with a frame of the first conducting layer defined as an X-axis, a plurality of parallel first resistance detecting lines designed towards Y-axis; and a second conducting layer coincident with the... Agent:

20110273376 - Stylus devices having variable electrical characteristics for capacitive touchscreens: Disclosed are devices and methods of stylus devices that when in contact with a capacitive touchscreen and a grounding element, can vary the signal level detected on a capacitive touchscreen to create a more realistic writing experience. Disclosed are elements of a touchscreen stylus, which individually or in combination, can... Agent: Motorola, Inc,

20110273391 - Touch location detecting panel having a simple layer structure: A touch location detecting panel and, more particularly, a touch location detecting panel having a plurality of sensing areas arranged two-dimensionally. The touch location detecting panel has on a surface at one side of a single film, a plurality of sensing areas arranged two-dimensionally. Each of the sensing areas includes... Agent: Melfas, Inc.

20110273386 - Touch panel and method for fabricating the same: A touch panel and a method for fabricating the same are presented. The method includes the following steps. A glass substrate is strengthened through a chemical method. The glass substrate includes alkali oxide. An indium tin oxide (ITO) layer is formed below the glass substrate. A sensing circuit, a driving... Agent: Winsky Technology Limited

20110273382 - Touch screen having antenna pattern: Disclosed herein is a touch screen having an antenna, including: a first substrate that includes a first electrode pattern formed in an active region and a first electrode wiring formed in an inactive region disposed outside the active region and connected to the first electrode pattern; a second substrate that... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co ., Ltd.

20110273398 - Capacitive touch panel, manufacturing method and scanning method: The present invention discloses a capacitive touch panel, comprises a touch sensing pattern form on a substrate, which could generate a sensing signals in response to a touch on the capacitive touch panel; a plurality of first signal lines and a second signal line for conducting the sensing signals; the... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.

20110273400 - Integrator circuit with inverting integrator and non-inverting integrator: A switched capacitor integrator circuit is disclosed. The switched capacitor integrator circuit comprises an inverting switched capacitor integrator circuit, and a non-inverting switched capacitor integrator circuit connected to the inverting switched capacitor integrator circuit. A sampling capacitor of the inverting switched capacitor integrator circuit is shared by the non-inverting switched... Agent: Zinitix Co., Ltd.

20110273399 - Method and apparatus controlling touch sensing system and touch sensing system employing same: A method of calibrating a touch sensing system includes connecting an impedance load to a touch sensing signal path in a gain adjustment mode, adjusting a gain of an amplifier that amplifies a signal input to the touch sensing signal path in the gain adjustment mode by evaluating an output... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110273393 - Method and apparatus for distributed computing with proximity sensing: The present invention relates to method and apparatus for receiving and processing one or more inputs from multiple mobile devices. In some embodiments, a mobile device identifies its neighboring mobile devices. Based on the information of neighboring mobile devices for each mobile device, a topology of multiple mobile devices is... Agent:

20110273394 - Methods and apparatus for a transparent and flexible force-sensitive touch panel: Methods and apparatus are provided for a transparent and flexible pressure-sensing touch panel. The touch panel includes a flexible and substantially transparent composite layer (e.g., a plurality of conductive particles within a polymeric matrix) such that the resistivity of the composite layer is a function of applied force, and such... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.

20110273397 - Organic el display device and method for detecting touch: According to one embodiment, an organic EL display device has a pixel circuit on a first substrate and a touch detection circuit adjacent to the pixel circuit on the first substrate. The pixel circuit has an organic EL light-emitting element configured to emit light having brightness depending on a pixel... Agent: Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110273402 - Sar adc with dynamic input scaling and offset adjustment: An apparatus for generating an image of touch on or about a touch-sensitive surface comprising a touch panel is disclosed. The touch panel can include a plurality of touch sensors configured for detecting one or more touch events occurring at distinct locations at about the same time. Each touch event... Agent:

20110273401 - Touch panel with built-in display device: A touch panel with a built-in display device has No. 1 sensor lines (120) and No. 2 sensor lines (150), which are both formed by a third conductive film and extend in horizontal and vertical directions, respectively. Therefore, the No. 1 sensor lines (120) are configured by single uninterrupted conductors... Agent:

20110273395 - Touch screen and method for controlling the same: Disclosed herein are a touch screen and a method for controlling the same. The touch screen includes: two sheets of transparent substrates; transparent electrodes each formed on one surface of the two sheets of transparent substrates and sensing the change in capacitance at the time of a user input; and... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110273396 - Touch screen device: Disclosed herein is a touch screen device, including: a touch panel; a display panel that is installed under the touch panel; and a plurality of pressure-sensitive sensors that are formed to be spaced from each other on the outer sides between the touch panel and the display panel and include... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110273404 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal panel (20) provided in a liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a plurality of optical sensor elements (30) each for detecting an intensity of light received, and has an area sensor function to detect an external input position by causing each of the optical... Agent:

20110273403 - Photo-sensing lcd touch device: A photo-sensing LCD touch device with a light guide plate is provided. The light guide plate is disposed in an LCD touch panel, and a light source is disposed on one side of the light guide plate to provide lights into the light guide plate, yielding an occurrence of total... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110273405 - Touch screen device: p

20110273406 - Texting ring for operating the keys of keypads of cell phones and hand-held communication devices: A texting ring with attached extension arm is provided for texting messages on the key pads of a hand-held communication device. The extension arm has its proximal end attached to a ring member and its distal end extending over the key pad of the texting device. The extension arm can... Agent:

20110273408 - Gate driving circuit and organic electroluminescent display apparatus using the same: A gate driving circuit generates a gate driving signal for a P-type transistor and a gate driving signal for an N-type transistor, a scanning signal and a light emission control signal, and the gate driving circuit provides a pulse width control function and a concurrent light emitting function.... Agent:

20110273410 - Led display apparatus having active devices and fabrication method thereof: An active matrix LED display apparatus and a fabrication method thereof are provided. The active matrix LED display apparatus enables to miniaturize pixel by a formation of wiring on bottom layer and an assembly of each block through each eutectic layer into each transistor block receptor and/or each LED block... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation

20110273409 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode display is disclosed. The display includes some pixel areas which are opaque and some pixel areas which are partially opaque and partially transparent. Selectively displaying the light emission of the pixel areas allows for control of the relative brightness of a displayed image and an... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110273407 - Scan driver, method of driving the scan driver, and organic light-emitting display including the scan driver: A scan driver includes a plurality of stages and is capable of overlapped driving of scan signals output by each of the stages. A method of driving the scan driver, and an organic light emitting display device including the scan driver, is provided.... Agent:

20110273411 - Display device and method of manufacturing the same: Provided is a display device including: a flexible substrate; a display unit disposed on the substrate; and a driver integrated circuit (IC) to drive the display unit. The driver IC is divided into separate blocks that are disposed on opposing sides of a bending axis of the substrate.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110273412 - Array substrate for in-plane switching mode liquid crystal display device: An array substrate for a liquid crystal display device includes: a substrate; a gate line and a data line on the substrate; a common line parallel to and spaced apart from the gate line; a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line; a plurality of... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20110273413 - Display device and use thereof: The display device includes a sensor system with at least one sensor for detecting the intensity or colour of light emitted from at least one display area of the display device into the viewing angle of the display device. The sensor system further includes in one embodiment an at least... Agent:

20110273414 - Illuminance detection method, flip-type electronic device and program: For solving a problem that it cannot measure illuminance level around user interface correctly, an illuminance detection method includes a first step of detecting an open operation of a flip-type electronic device having the user interface located at an inner side in a closed state, and a second step of... Agent:

20110273422 - Dc-dc converter, organic electroluminescent display device including the same, and method of driving the organic electroluminescent display device: A direct current (DC)-DC converter for preventing ignition and destruction of an organic electroluminescent display device by not driving the current when a parameter of the organic electroluminescent display device is abnormal, an organic electroluminescent display device including the DC-DC converter, and a method of driving the organic electroluminescent display... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110273424 - Display panel data driver and display apparatus including same: A data driver driving a display panel includes a data processing unit receiving digital data synchronously with a master clock signal and storing the digital signal, and a driving signal output unit generating a driving signal corresponding to the digital data in response to a driving instruction signal, and outputting... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110273425 - Drive voltage generator: N drivers convert n digital values into n voltages. N amplifiers amplify the n voltages, thereby generate n drive voltages. An amplifier voltage supply supplies an amplifier voltage for driving the n amplifiers. An amplifier voltage controller detects a maximum digital value among a plurality of digital values, and sets... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110273418 - Emission driver, light emitting display device using the same, and driving method of emission control signals: A light emission control driver, including a first circuit unit receiving a clock signal, an input signal, and an input bar signal and generating an output bar signal, the first circuit unit being connected to a first node, a second circuit unit receiving the output bar signal, an input signal,... Agent:

20110273417 - Gate shift register and display device using the same: A gate shift register and a display device using the same are disclosed. The gate shift register includes a plurality of stages that receive a plurality of gate shift clocks and sequentially output a scan pulse. A k-th stage of the plurality of stages includes a scan direction controller for... Agent:

20110273415 - Level shifter and source driver for liquid crystal display: A level shifter for a source driver of a liquid crystal display is provided. The level shifter includes: an input stage for generating a signal with a voltage of between a positive input source voltage and a negative input source voltage according to an input logic; a middle stage for... Agent: Himax Technologies Limted

20110273423 - Liquid crystal display panel: A liquid crystal display panel includes an array substrate and at least a conducting wire. The conducting wire, disposed in a peripheral region of the array substrate, includes a first straight section, and a second straight section structurally connected to the first straight section. At least one side of the... Agent:

20110273420 - Organic light emitting display and method for driving the same: An organic light emitting display includes scan lines, row common electrodes and rows of pixels. The scan lines sequentially transmit scan signals. The row common electrodes disposed in parallel with the scan lines and sequentially transmit common voltage signals corresponding to the scan signals. The rows of the pixels are... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110273419 - Pixel circuit of a flat panel display device and method of driving the same: A pixel circuit of a flat panel display device and a method for driving thereof are provided. The pixel circuit includes a first transistor having a first gate electrode coupled to a scan line, a second electrode coupled to a data line, a second gate electrode coupled to a controlling... Agent:

20110273421 - Scan driving circuit and display apparatus using the same: A scan driving circuit that generates a plurality of scan signals overlapping with each other by h horizontal cycles, that is driven by using (2h+2) clock signals, and that includes a small number of transistors, where h denotes a natural number less than or equal to n−1 and n is... Agent:

20110273416 - Voltage generating circuit and display apparatus having the same: A voltage generating circuit includes a first charge pumping part and a second charge pumping part. The first charge pumping part pumps a switching voltage, in response to a reference voltage, to output a first voltage. The second charge pumping part pumps the switching voltage, in response to the first... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110273426 - Apparatus and method for driving e-paper panel: Disclosed herein are an apparatus and a method for driving an e-paper panel. The e-paper panel driving apparatus includes a power supply module that supplies a DC power, a DC/DC converter that converts voltage of the DC power supply supplied from the power supply module into a preset voltage, a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110273432 - Light emitting device, driving method for same and electronic apparatus: It is a problem to provide a light-emitting device capable of obtaining a constant brightness without being affected by deterioration in an organic light-emitting layer or temperature change, and of making desired color display. The lowering in OLED brightness due to deterioration is reduced by causing the OLED to emit... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110273431 - Multiplexer for differential signal: A multiplexer receives multiple differential signals, selects one differential signal, and outputs, via an output port, the differential signal thus selected. The multiple differential signals are respectively input to multiple differential input ports. Multiple buffers are respectively provided to the multiple differential input ports. Each buffer includes a differential input... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.

20110273427 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display, and a method of driving the same, controls the voltage of a second power source in accordance with an ambient temperature. The organic light emitting display includes a driver IC configured to drive a pixel unit and to generate a control signal in accordance with... Agent:

20110273429 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device includes: a scan driver; a data driver; a display unit including pixels located at crossing regions of scan lines and data lines; first power lines coupled between a first power supply and the pixels; at least one second power line located outside the display... Agent:

20110273428 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display device includes: a display unit including pixels coupled to scan lines and data lines; one or more control lines coupled to the pixels; a control line driver for supplying control signals to the pixels through the control lines; a first power driver for applying a... Agent:

20110273430 - Voltage level shifting with reduced power consumption: In an embodiment, a voltage level shifter circuit includes a first terminal configured to be connected to a high voltage supply rail (Vs+), a second terminal configured to be connected to a low voltage supply rail (Vs−), and an output voltage (VOUT) terminal. The voltage level shifter can also include... Agent: Intersil Americas Inc.

20110273433 - Boost converter for liquid crystal display: In order that a boost converter of an LDI can reduce electromagnetic interference by generating a panel driving voltage through the use of a variable frequency, while achieving a stable boosting operation using the same frequency whenever each frame begins, an oscillator generates an oscillation signal having a frequency, which... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd

20110273434 - Scan driving apparatus and driving method for the same: A scan driving apparatus, includes scan driving blocks, each including a first and a second input terminal where a frame start or a scan signal of an adjacent scan driving block is input during forward and backward direction driving, respectively, wherein each of the scan driving blocks transmits a first... Agent:

20110273435 - Display device and method of driving the same: When a light-emitting element emits light for a long time, characteristics thereof change and current flowing therethrough is reduced even in the same voltage is applied. In particular, in a case of a display device with light-emitting element, there is a problem such that burn-in is generated in a display... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110273436 - Apparatus and associated methods: In one or more embodiments described herein, there is provided an apparatus comprising a processor and a memory including computer program code. The memory and the computer code are configured to, with the processor, cause the apparatus to be able to determine a graphical indicator for display to the originator... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110273437 - Data dependent method of configuring stereoscopic rendering parameters: A method of determining a configuration of stereoscopic rendering parameters in a computer graphics environment by periodically determining the location of data within the viewing frustum and adapting the parameters to generate a stereo render.... Agent: Dynamic Digital Depth Research Pty Ltd

20110273438 - Electronic apparatus and method of choosing data thereof: An electronic apparatus and a method of choosing data thereof are provided. The electronic apparatus includes a display unit, a database and a play unit. The display unit is capable of displaying a three-dimensional (3D) diagram which is used to indicate a plurality of data categories. The outward appearance of... Agent: Cal-comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited

20110273446 - Electronic imaging device and driving method therefor: An electronic imaging device includes a display unit and a barrier layer. The display unit includes scan lines for transferring select signals, data lines for transferring data signals corresponding to first and second images formed according to one or more input signals, and pixels connected with the scan and data... Agent:

20110273439 - Image display device and driving method thereof: A method of driving an image display device comprises inserting a reset frame displaying black data between neighboring data frames alternately displaying left-eye data and right-eye data; reflecting gray-scale information of an (n−2)th data frame in a reset frame corresponding to an (n−1)th frame through a predetermined data calculating operation;... Agent:

20110273441 - Organic light emitting display device and method for driving thereof: An organic light emitting display device for displaying 2D and 3D image, the organic light emitting display device including a scan driver for supplying a scan signal to a plurality of scan lines; a data driver for supplying a data signal to a plurality of data lines; a plurality of... Agent:

20110273442 - Recognition and pose determination of 3d objects in 3d scenes: The invention provides a method for recognizing instances of a 3D object in 3D scene data and for determining the 3D poses of said instances comprising the following steps: (a) providing 3D scene data; (b) selecting at least one reference point from the 3D scene data; (c) computing, for each... Agent: Mvtec Software Gmbh

20110273440 - Stereoscopic image display and method for driving the same: A stereoscopic image display and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The stereoscopic image display includes a display panel displaying a two-dimensional (2D) image data in a 2D mode and displaying a three-dimensional (3D) image data in a 3D mode, a gamma reference voltage generating circuit that generates... Agent:

20110273443 - System and a method for three-dimensional modeling of a three-dimensional scene features: A method and a system for three-dimensional modeling of a three-dimensional scene features, are described. According to the present invention, a reference-image is captured from a known angle while an array of two-dimensional random patterns is projected onto a reference surface from another known angle. The reference image is turned... Agent: Furukaea Electric Co., Ltd.

20110273444 - System and method for displaying selected garments on a computer-simulated mannequin: A method and system for providing a computer-simulated environment for displaying a selected mannequin wearing a combination of selected garments. In one aspect, three-dimensional scenes containing mannequin and garment objects are created within a three-dimensional modeling environment, and a simulation is performed using a cloth simulator within the modeling environment... Agent: My Virtual Model Inc.

20110273445 - System and method for simulating hair and cloth using polyhedral-based constraints: Systems and methods are disclosed to create a realistic and dynamic model of an animated object, such as hair or cloth, by employing control vertices and control entities that make up an animated object. The control vertices are used as polyhedral vertices in the creation of a polyhedral mesh, such... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110273447 - Connection-relation deciding program, computer aiding apparatus, computer aiding method: A computer aiding apparatus includes a storage unit that stores therein pieces of component information on component basis; an calculating unit that searches from the storage unit for a piece of component information assigned to a bonding component that bonds components together and calculates an including shape includes the three-dimensional... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110273450 - Method of representing a material: A method is provided for representing a material by approximating an original function modeling the interaction of the material and of light emitted by a light source, which function is defined as a function of pixels, of viewpoints, and of light directions, the method comprising: for each viewpoint, the steps... Agent: France Telecom

20110273449 - Video processing apparatus and video display apparatus: The present invention provides a video processing apparatus and video display apparatus that are capable of reliably preventing the occurrence of motion blur or dynamic false contours. The video processing apparatus has: a subfield conversion unit (2) for converting an input image into light emission data for each of subfields;... Agent:

20110273448 - Virtual flashlight for real-time scene illumination and discovery: The first aspect of the present invention is directed to a system 101 for producing three dimensional images. The system comprises a magnetic field sensor 102; a first 6DOF magnetic tracker 103; a flashlight 104 which has a second 6DOF magnetic tracker 105; a monitor 106; an analyzer 107; and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)

20110273451 - Computer simulation of visual images using 2d spherical images extracted from 3d data: A system, method, and computer-readable instructions for virtual real-time computer simulation of visual images of perspective scenes. A plurality of 2D spherical images are saved as a data set including 3D positional information of the 2D spherical images corresponding to a series of locations in a 3D terrain, wherein each... Agent:

20110273453 - Chart drawing device and chart drawing method: A displaying chart image in a bitmap format is generated from ledger sheet data, while identifying layout information capable of identifying a plurality of line drawings on the chart image respectively is generated for a mouse decision. Then, identifying information corresponding to a dot designated through a mouse cursor over... Agent: 1st Holdings, Inc.

20110273452 - Data display: Methods and systems for displaying data are described. The display system extracts first data from a first data set, such as management system data. The first data includes one or more variables between a start time and an end time that may be user-defined. The display system uses the extracted... Agent: Nokia Siemens Networks Oy

20110273454 - System and method for displaying text: A system and method for displaying text are described. According to embodiments of the invention, the system and methods describe operations for displaying text, where the text does not include hints.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110273456 - System and method for partial simulation and dynamic control of sizes of animated objects: Systems and methods are provided for altering a portion of a simulation without deleteriously altering adjoining portions, and in so doing increasing the pace at which simulations may be made by decreasing the overall number and size of simulations required. In other implementations, the systems and method provide convenient ways... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110273455 - Systems and methods of rendering a textual animation: Systems and methods of rendering a textual animation are provided. The methods include receiving an audio sample of an audio signal that is being rendered by a media rendering source. The methods also include receiving one or more descriptors for the audio signal based on at least one of a... Agent: Shazam Entertainment Ltd.

20110273457 - Stable spaces for rendering character garments in real-time: Techniques are disclosed for providing a learning-based clothing model that enables the simultaneous animation of multiple detailed garments in real-time. A simple conditional model learns and preserves key dynamic properties of cloth motions and folding details. Such a conditional model may be generated for each garment worn by a given... Agent:

20110273458 - Shared graphics infrastructure: Systems and methods that provide for a common device enumeration point to a class of software objects, which represent hardware and can emit 2D bitmaps, via a presentation interface component. Such presentation interface component can further include a factory component that centralizes enumeration and creation for any components that control... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110273459 - Device for the parallel processing of a data stream: A device for processing a data stream originating from a device generating matrices of N1 rows by Nc columns of data includes K computation tiles and interconnection means for transferring the data stream between the computation tiles. At least one computation tile includes: one or more control units to provide... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Aux Energies Alternatives

20110273460 - System co-processor: Embodiments of the invention provide assigning two different class identifiers to a device to allow loading to an operating system as different devices. The device may be a graphics device. The graphics device may be integrated in various configurations, including but not limited to a central processing unit, chipset and... Agent:

20110273461 - Status display apparatus: Provided is a development environment which makes it easy to verify the performance, processing load, and display status in an actual built-in device, enabling a reduced work cycle time during development and high work efficiency. Display means, central processing means, drawing processing means, and storage means are provided. The central... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110273462 - System and method for storing and accessing pixel data in a graphics display device: A graphics display device comprises a first and second memory, and a data transfer controller coupled with the first and second memory. In some embodiments, a method of storing pixel data comprises receiving and latching first pixel data associated with a first pixel, receiving second pixel data associated with a... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110273464 - Framework for graphics animation and compositing operations: A framework for performing graphics animation and compositing operations has a layer tree for interfacing with the application and a render tree for interfacing with a render engine. Layers in the layer tree can be content, windows, views, video, images, text, media, or any other type of object for a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110273463 - Image display device and driving method thereof: The present application relates to method of driving an image display device comprising inserting a black data frame displaying black data between neighboring data frames alternately displaying left-eye data and right-eye data; comparing an nth frame corresponding to a current frame and an (n−2)th frame corresponding to a previous frame... Agent:

20110273467 - Device and method for multicolor vector image processing: An image processing device includes: an analysis unit to analyze vector image data including line information and area color information; a detection unit to detect a boundary pixel through which an outline passes; a determination unit to determine whether the outline passes longitudinally through the boundary pixel; and a coloring... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110273465 - Output control apparatus of medical device: An ultrasound output apparatus includes a first output connector for connecting a first handpiece, a second output connector arranged neighboring the first output connector for connecting a second handpiece, an HP connector connection detection circuit that detects that the first and second handpieces are connected to the first and second... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.

20110273466 - View-dependent rendering system with intuitive mixed reality: An image is displayed by determining a relative position and orientation of a display in relation to a viewer's head, and rendering an image based on the relative position and orientation. The viewer's eye movement relative to the rendered image is tracked, with at least one area of interest in... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110273468 - Color management method for color representation with self-luminous color primaries: The present invention relates to a unique color management method for calibrating and characterizing a light mixing system comprising a set of primary light modules emitting self-luminous color primaries, which may be intimately mixed to produce a batch color that matches a standard color. The radiant output of each self-luminous... Agent: Columbia Insurance Company

20110273471 - Display control device, display control method and program: Provided is a display control device including a display mode decision unit that decides a display mode when an image data group including a plurality of pieces of image data obtained by capturing a subject image in a plurality of mutually different focal positions is displayed as a slideshow based... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110273470 - Image processing device, information processing device, image processing method, and information processing method: When a single page of a newspaper article or a magazine is displayed using hierarchical data, a guidance area (indicated by a line in the hierarchical data) for each article is defined in a scenario definition file. A plurality of guidance areas are defined in the layer below, i.e., the... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20110273469 - Signal detection and triggering using a difference bitmap: A test and measurement instrument converts digital data that represents an input signal into a plurality of bitmaps, and then subtracts one of the bitmaps from another one of the bitmaps to produce a difference bitmap. The difference bitmap does not contain density values that are common to the two... Agent: Tektronix, Inc

20110273472 - Dose volume histogram evaluator: t

20110273473 - Mobile terminal capable of providing multiplayer game and operating method thereof: A mobile terminal and an operating method thereof are provided. The operating method includes displaying a preview image provided by a camera module on a display module; obtaining position information of the mobile terminal; obtaining a map of an area displayed in the preview image and its relevant areas based... Agent:

20110273474 - Image display apparatus and image display method: A PC displaying an image on a display unit accepts handwriting input to the image, and displays the accepted handwriting on the image. The PC detects object regions including a certain object in the image and comment placement regions corresponding to respective object regions. If the starting position of the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110273475 - Methods and systems for providing sensory information to devices and peripherals: Peripherals and data processing systems are disclosed which can be configured to interact based upon sensor data. In at least certain embodiments, a method for sensing motion and orientation information for a device includes receiving a motion event from at least one sensor located in a device. The method further... Agent:

20110273476 - Low resolution graphics mode support using window descriptors: Herein described is a method and system of displaying low resolution graphics onto a high resolution display. The low resolution graphics may be displayed using one or more displayable maps or surfaces, each of which is defined by way of one or more parameters. The display may comprise a monitor,... Agent:

20110273477 - Method for displaying information in a motor vehicle with a variable scale and display device: In a method for displaying information with the aid of a display mounted in a motor vehicle, a user-interface device generates graphics data that control the display such that a graphical object is displayed in which a display content is shown in a specific scale, and one pixel of the... Agent: Volkswagen Ag

20110273478 - Auto-scaling strip chart: Systems and methods are disclosed for displaying a strip chart on an electronic display. A furthest extremum value of the measured quantity is recorded over a period of time and a plurality of values of the measured quantity are displayed on the strip chart. The furthest extremum value is used... Agent: Newport Corporation

20110273479 - Systems and methods for displaying visual information on a device: Systems, methods, and devices for displaying visual information on an electronic display are provided. For example, rather than requiring a user to manually pan and zoom across visual information displayed on an electronic display, an electronic device may automatically display certain details of the visual information that are of interest... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110273490 - mobile terminal, a peeking prevention method and a program for peeking prevention: A mobile terminal includes user setting unit 101, data conversion unit 106 and display alteration unit 107. A user setting unit 101 sets which conversion data to use as the conversion data for converting a contrast difference in data for display out of a plurality of conversion data. Also, data... Agent:

20110273483 - Display apparatus, electronic appliance, and method of driving display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a display panel unit in which electro-optical devices that emit display light are arranged in the form of a matrix; and a control unit performing display grayscale control by sequentially selecting the electro-optical devices are arranged and driving the selected electro-optical devices in order with a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110273486 - Field sequential color display apparatus: A backlight unit includes a plurality of light sources whose light-emitting colors can be controlled independently. Each light source is associated with any one of a plurality of areas which are obtained by dividing a display screen. A color signal processing unit determines a chromaticity distribution of a video signal... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110273488 - Illumination device, display device, data generation method, data generation program and recording medium: Under management by a main microcomputer, an LED controller performs, along at least two directions within a plane of planar light formed by LEDs arranged in a matrix, brightness correction processing for adjusting the distribution of brightness of the planar light on light source color video signals to convert them... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110273489 - Image display device: A gradation change detection circuit determines whether a gradation value has been changed from a previous frame. In at least one example embodiment, a first frame memory stores, when the gradation value is changed, a gradation value before change. A hold count calculation circuit determines a hold count indicating the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110273491 - Image display device and method for repairing short circuit failure: The present invention relates to an image display device and a method for repairing a short circuit failure. The present invention is applicable to, for example, an active matrix type image display device using an organic EL device, and a short circuit location between wiring patterns is able to be... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110273487 - Liquid crystal display module, liquid crystal display device, mobile device, and method of driving liquid crystal display module: At least one embodiment of the present invention provides a liquid crystal display module which can achieve low power consumption and high display quality without generating tearing. In at least one embodiment, the liquid crystal display module includes: a gate driver for driving a plurality of pixels per color of... Agent:

20110273485 - Method and device for transforming an image: A system and method for visually transforming an electronic image is provided. The electronic image may be displayed on a high-definition flat display screen and manipulated to appear as a work of art via a layered material. Embodiments include processing the electronic image to provide an electronically pre-filtered image, displaying... Agent: Universal City Studios LLC

20110273484 - Method for controlling the display circuit and backlight of a display device: A method for controlling the display circuit and the backlight source of a display device is utilized to improve the color display performance at the low grey scale region. The method includes dividing a plurality of display data into first original display data and second original display data according to... Agent:

20110273482 - Method for processing an image in a display: The invention relates to a method for processing an image, adapted for a display comprising a plurality of pixels, comprising the steps of setting, in dependence upon the image content, a portion out of the plurality of pixels to black for obtaining off-pixels thereby reducing the resolution of the display... Agent:

20110273481 - Plasma display device and driving method of plasma display panel: The plasma display device has a sustain pulse generating circuit for generating sustain pulses in a sustain period. The sustain pulse generating circuit generates at least two kinds of sustain pulses of different rising gradients in the sustain period, generates a predetermined number of sustain pulse whose rising gradient becomes... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110273480 - Stereoscopic image display and method for driving the same: A stereoscopic image display and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The stereoscopic image display includes a display panel that displays a two-dimensional (2D) image data in a 2D mode and display a three-dimensional (3D) image data in a 3D mode, a backlight unit providing light to the... Agent:

20110273492 - Display apparatus and display panel driving method: An apparatus includes a display panel, a scanning circuit, a modulation circuit and a potential generation circuit. The display panel includes a matrix wiring including a plurality of row wirings and column wirings, an electron source connected to the matrix wiring, a display member opposed to the electron source, an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110273495 - Apparatus and methods for color displays: A display incorporates both narrow-band light emitters and broadband light emitters. The light emitters are controlled to display images according to image data. The narrow-band light emitters can be used to provide highly saturated primary colors. Light from the broadband light sources may be mixed with the broadband light. This... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20110273494 - Flat panel display device and method of driving the same: A pentile-type flat panel display device, and a method of driving the same. The flat panel display device includes a scan driving unit to apply a scan signal through a plurality of scan lines; a data driving unit to apply a data signal through a plurality of data lines; and... Agent:

20110273493 - Pixel structure and display device having the same: A pixel structure, a display device and an electronic device are provided. The pixel structure includes three primary sub-pixels of a first color, a second color, and a third color; three secondary sub-pixels of a fourth color, a fifth color, and a sixth color; and a logic circuit. The logic... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

  
11/03/2011 > 132 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110267256 - Displaying messages on created collections of displays: Collections of displays are created from a number of displays, based on display attributes of each display, to yield display collection attributes for each collection. It is determined whether any of a number of messages should be displayed on any of the collections of displays, based at least on message... Agent:

20110267257 - Method and apparatus for displaying an image on a communication device: A method and apparatus for displaying an image on a communication device are provided. The communication device is formed of a housing (305) having a plurality of surfaces and includes an electronically controlled display (310) coupled to one of the surfaces. The housing further includes a reflecting device (345) for... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20110267263 - Changing input tolerances based on device movement: Movement of a device is detected using at least one sensor. In response to the detected movement, at least one value is altered to make it easier for a user to select an object on a display.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110267258 - Image based motion gesture recognition method and system thereof: An image based motion gesture recognition method and system thereof are disclosed. In embodiment, a hand posture detection is performed according to the received image frames, to obtain a first hand posture. It is then determined whether the first hand posture matches a predefined starting posture or not. If the... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20110267261 - Input device and control method of the same: Disclosed are an input device, a method of controlling the input device and a system including the input device and a display device. The input device may include: a communication unit operable to communicate with a display device; a sensor operable to sense a first signal containing noise and a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110267260 - Interactive display apparatus and operating method thereof: Provided are an interactive display apparatus and method for operating an interactive display apparatus, the apparatus including: a capturing unit operable to capture an image including a displayed image which is displayed on a display screen and a light of a pointing device irradiated onto the display screen; a memory... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110267262 - Laser scanning projector device for interactive screen applications: One embodiment of the device comprising: (i) a laser scanning projector that projects light on a diffusing surface illuminated by the scanning projector; (ii) at least one detector that detects, as a function of time, the light scattered by the diffusing surface and by at least one object entering area... Agent:

20110267259 - Reshapable connector with variable rigidity: An accessory is disclosed for use in a human-computer interface gaming or other application. The accessory can be held or otherwise interacted with by a user, where the accessory is sensed and displayed as a virtual object on a display. The virtual representation of the accessory may be an accurate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110267264 - Display system with multiple optical sensors: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a multi-camera system for a display system. According to one embodiment, the display system includes a display panel configured to display images on a front side, and at least three three-dimensional optical sensors arranged around the perimeter of the display panel. Furthermore, each three-dimensional... Agent:

20110267267 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program therefor: An information processing apparatus includes: a connection unit to connect a first and second input apparatuses, the first input apparatus measuring a movement direction and a movement amount in a two-dimensional space, moving a pointer on a screen corresponding to the two-dimensional space based on a measurement result, and selecting... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110267266 - Mouse pad with touch panel pointing device: A mouse pad with touch panel pointing device comprises a mouse pad with a protective casing for fixing a touch panel pointing device at the frontal end of the pad. A support mean is fixed at the back end of the pad. The combined function of a mouse pad and... Agent:

20110267265 - Spatial-input-based cursor projection systems and methods: Exemplary spatial-input-based cursor projection systems and methods are disclosed herein. An exemplary method includes a cursor projection system detecting spatial input provided by a user within a physical user space associated with a display screen, determining that the spatial input is associated with a request for cursor projection, and mapping... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.

20110267268 - Backlighting for optical finger navigation: An optical finger navigation (OFN) device includes an OFN sensor module, a light source, and a vertical light guide. The OFN sensor module is coupled to a circuit substrate. The OFN sensor module generates a navigation signal in response to a movement detected at a navigation surface based on light... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20110267269 - Heterogeneous image sensor synchronization: A computer implemented method for synchronizing information from a scene using two heterogeneous sensing devices. Scene capture information is provided by a first sensor and a second sensor. The information comprises video streams including successive frames provided at different frequencies. Each frame is separated by a vertical blanking interval. A... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110267270 - Mouse: A mouse is provided. The mouse includes a first housing, a second housing and a battery module. The second housing is connected with the first housing in a detachable manner. The battery module is fixed on the second housing. The first housing includes a first engage member and the battery... Agent:

20110267271 - Mouse: A mouse having a housing having a first surface configured to mate with a user's hand and a second substantially planar surface opposite the first surface, at least one motion tracking element arranged at least partially within the housing; and at least one display element arranged at least partially within... Agent:

20110267275 - Handheld electronic device with text disambiguation: A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software. The device provides output in the form of a default output and a number of variants. The output is based largely upon the frequency, i.e., the likelihood that a user intended a particular output, but... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110267276 - Information processing apparatus and processing program in information processing apparatus: The present invention provides an information processing apparatus including: a keyboard that has a plurality of operating keys and is foldable via a hinge part, the keyboard being set in a closed state in which the operating keys are closed and in an opened state in which the operating keys... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110267274 - Keypad: A keypad including an elastic sheet for disposing on a touch screen, the sheet including at least one key member shaped to define a space within the key member for providing tactile feedback when the key member is depressed and contacts the touch screen and a mounting element, for mounting... Agent:

20110267273 - Method and system for touch screen text entry: A method and system are disclosed for implementing touch screen text entry on a screen in a first orientation. A web page is used for presenting a touch screen display, which allows text selection via a virtual keyboard. Selected alphanumeric characters are displayed on the screen in an orientation matching... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20110267272 - Panel mount keyboard system: A keyboard system having improved protection from electromagnetic interference includes a keypad and a printed circuit board assembly. The keypad includes one or more keys and one or more keypad conductive elements for at least one of the keys. The printed circuit board assembly is coupled to the keypad. The... Agent: Ikey, Ltd.

20110267277 - Thumb operated tablet remote control: Presented is a thumb-operated tablet remote control capable of being operated while being held in space by a user. The remote control includes a first control button and a second control button located on opposing edges as well as a display screen located between the first control button and second... Agent: Crestron Electronics, Inc.

20110267278 - Adaptive soft keyboard: A device may include a processor and a touch screen to display a soft keyboard. The processor may be configured to detect a touch within a touch-sensitive area within a first soft key of the soft keyboard, detect a keystroke corresponding to a second soft key of the soft keyboard,... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110267294 - Apparatus and method for providing tactile feedback for user: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for providing tactile feedback in response to a user input. Force sensing information associated with force to an input surface by an input object and detected by the force sensor is obtained and a tactile output... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110267293 - Display apparatus with touch detection functions, driving method, and electronic device: A display apparatus with a substrate having a long side and a short side, a plurality of driving electrodes arranged on the substrate parallel to the long side of the substrate, a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged on the substrate parallel to the short side of the substrate, a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110267295 - Display device with touch detection, drive circuit, driving method, and electronic unit: A display device includes: a plurality of drive electrodes; a plurality of detection electrodes intersecting the plurality of drive electrodes; and a scan driving unit performing a first scan drive and a second scan drive. The first scan drive allows a display drive signal for driving the display elements to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110267281 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a body and a display assembly. The display assembly includes a housing, a display on one face of the housing, and a first input device located on an opposing face of the housing, adjacent at least one side of the display assembly. The display assembly is... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110267298 - Fingerprint sensor and integratable electronic display: A fingerprint sensor which includes a conductive layer which is incorporatable within an electronic display is disclosed. The fingerprint sensor also includes a controller coupled to the conductive layer to capture a fingerprint image and can further be adapted to control the display.... Agent: Validity Sensors, Inc.

20110267285 - Illuminant human interface device: A light-emitting touch keyboard includes a reflecting sheet, a touch element, a plurality of scattering/reflecting points, and at least one light emitting element. The touch element includes at least one transparent material layer. A light ray emitted by the light emitting element penetrates the transparent material layer, and then is... Agent: Getac Technology Corporation

20110267291 - Image display apparatus and method for operating the same: An image display apparatus and a method for operating the same are discussed. The method according to an embodiment includes displaying a menu image including at least one selectable object on a display, displaying the menu image or the at least one object on a touch screen of a remote... Agent:

20110267283 - Kickback voltage equalization: Scanning gate lines in a gate driver system of a touch screen is provided. The gate driver system can include gate lines connected to display pixel transistors, a display driver that can generate first and second gate clock signals including first and second voltage transitions, respectively, and a gate drivers... Agent:

20110267292 - Method for simultaneously operating multiple pointers on electromagnetic position detection apparatus: A method for simultaneously operating multiple pointers on an electromagnetic position detection apparatus is disclosed. The method comprises the following steps. First of all, at least one pointer is provided on the electromagnetic detecting apparatus. Next a scanning process is performed to determine whether a first pointer is recognized. Then... Agent: Waltop International Corporation

20110267299 - Portable terminal, control program and control method: A portable terminal pertaining to the present invention comprises: a touchpad having a plurality of areas; an illumination unit that illuminates the touchpad in lit state, and does not illuminate the touchpad in unlit state; and a control unit that detects contact made to the areas of the touchpad, performs... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110267279 - Power efficient organic light emitting diode display: The present disclosure relates to the use of a solid background layer in conjunction with a transparent display panel. In one such implementation, a layer that is switchable between opaque and transparent states is provided between the solid background layer and the transparent display panel. By switching the switchable layer... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110267297 - Semiconductor display device and driving method the same: It is an object to provide a semiconductor display device having a touch panel, which can reduce power consumption. The semiconductor display device includes a panel which is provided with a pixel portion and a driver circuit which controls an input of the image signal to the pixel portion, and... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110267296 - Touch detection device, display device having touch detection function, electronic unit, and touch detection circuit: A touch detection device includes: a plurality of drive electrodes; a plurality of detection electrodes intersecting the plurality of drive electrodes, and each outputting, in response to driving of each of the drive electrodes, a series of detection signals; a signal correction section determining a reference based on the detection... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110267286 - Touch panel: A touch panel has a pattern layer which designates positions of sensing areas respectively activating specific functions after being pressed, and is mounted on a top surface or a bottom surface of a lower substrate. As the substrates and sensing units mounted on the substrates are all transparent, the pattern... Agent: Derlead Investment Ltd.

20110267280 - Touch screen and method for adjusting screen objects: A touch screen and method are provided for adjusting the positioning of touch sensing objects in response to the position of the application of one or more touches. The touch screen, includes, but is not limited to a display face including an object, the display face configured to display a... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20110267289 - Touch screen panel and image display device having the same: A touch screen panel having a simple structure, in which the touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate having a touch active region and a touch inactive region disposed in an edge portion of the touch active region; sensing patterns formed in the touch active region of the transparent substrate,... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110267290 - Touch screen panel and image display device having the same: A touch screen panel having a simple structure, the touch screen panel including: a transparent substrate having a touch active region, and a touch inactive region disposed at an edge portion of the touch active region; sensing patterns formed in the touch active region of the transparent substrate, the sensing... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110267288 - Touch screen panel and method for manufacturing thereof: A method for manufacturing a touch screen panel includes reinforcing a glass substrate, the glass substrate to be formed with a plurality of touch screen panels in unit cells, reinforcing the glass substrate including forming a reinforcing layer on an upper and a lower side of the glass substrate by... Agent:

20110267287 - Touch sense using time domain reflectometry: A touch panel or screen has a serpentine transmission line fabricated on a substrate, e.g., printed circuit board, LCD, plasma or LED screen, etc., and has a constant impedance. A touch to the touch panel will cause a change of impedance of the transmission line at the location of the... Agent: Microchip Technology Incorporated

20110267284 - Touch-controlled electronic apparatus and related assembly method: A touch-controlled electronic apparatus includes a loading plate, a touch panel, a flexible PCB, a sensor pad, and a control circuit. The loading plate has a display touch area, a wire area, and a hot bonding area. The touch panel is disposed on the display touch area of the loading... Agent:

20110267282 - Wireless human machine interface apparatus, cloud computing system and portable computer: A wireless human machine interface apparatus, a cloud computing system and a portable computer are provided. The wireless human machine interface apparatus is adapted to a host installing an operating system. The host is coupled to a first wireless transceiver. The wireless human machine interface apparatus includes a second wireless... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110267303 - Capacitive touch panel: The present invention discloses a capacitive touch panel comparing a first electrode layer, a dielectric layer and a second electrode layer. The first electrode layer has a first pattern. Also, the dielectric layer is disposed under the first electronic layer with a second pattern. Moreover, the first pattern and the... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20110267307 - Display device having touch screen: Disclosed herein is a display device having a touch screen, including: a display unit, a touch screen that is positioned on the upper side of the display unit, a double-sided adhesive sheet that is positioned between the display unit and the touch screen and is disposed in the edge region... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110267306 - Electronic reading apparatus and the note recording method thereof: An electronic reading apparatus includes a cover, a writing portion and a displaying portion. The cover defines a first side and a second side. The writing portion is arranged at the first side of the cover, and includes a touch input device and a writing unit. The writing unit is... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20110267305 - Integrated capacitive sensing and displaying: A display device having an integrated capacitive proximity sensor comprises a plurality of sensor electrodes disposed as part of a display element of the display device. The plurality of sensor electrodes is configured for performing both sensor and display functions of the display device. The display device also comprises a... Agent:

20110267304 - Multi-chip touch screens: The exemplary devices and processing techniques allow multiple measurement devices or chips to work together to sample a screen that is larger than one measurement device might sample, by allowing sharing X or drive lines amongst the measurements devices. Particular implementations of the subject matter described in this specification can... Agent:

20110267309 - Mutual capacitance measurement in a multi-touch input device: Systems and methods for determining multiple touch events in a multi-touch sensor system are provided. The system may include a capacitance measurement unit, a pulse drive unit, and a touch sensor having a plurality of nodes and a plurality of electrodes comprising at least two sets of electrodes. The method... Agent: Microchip Technology Incorporated

20110267301 - Protection panel having touch input function of analog resistance film method: A protection panel having a touch input function of the analog resistance film method for detecting an X-Y coordinate representing an operated position by a potential gradient based on a touch operation relative to the front substrate 6, in which the back substrate 5 and the front substrate 6 include... Agent: Nissha Printing Co., Ltd.

20110267312 - Sensing unit, sensing arrangement and sensing method for touch panel application: Two sensing units are configured as an exciter and a sensor connected to two trace lines, respectively, for mutual capacitance sensing from the capacitance units including these two trace lines. The two sensing units connect the two trace lines together to balance them to a same voltage level first, and... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation

20110267310 - Sensor apparatus and information display apparatus: A sensor apparatus includes a sensor unit, a calculation unit, a switch circuit unit, and a control unit. The sensor unit has a plurality of detection electrodes each having a capacitance changed by proximity of a detection target object. The calculation unit calculates a first distance, which is a distance... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110267311 - Touch panel having hidden antenna: A touch panel having hidden antenna has a multi-layer body and at least one antenna unit. The multi-layer body has a first electrode, a second electrode and an intermediate layer sandwiched by the first electrode and the second electrode. The at least one antenna unit is mounted on different positions... Agent:

20110267308 - Touch screen panel and method for manufacturing the same: A touch screen panel includes a plurality of first sensing cells arranged in a first direction and a plurality of second sensing cells arranged in a second direction on a display region of a transparent substrate, a connecting unit connecting the second sensing cells to each other, a connecting pattern... Agent:

20110267302 - Touch-detection system for display: A display screen is carried on a base by an elastically deformable support such that a touch shifts the screen relative to the base. A pair of juxtaposed electrodes form a capacitor, with one of the electrodes fixed to the screen and the other of the electrodes fixed to or... Agent:

20110267300 - Touchpad with strip-shaped input area: A touchpad with an input area having a straight or curved main line of extension comprises a support element, a cover having a first surface facing away from the support element and a second surface facing towards the support element and one or more spacers arranged at a periphery of... Agent: Iee International Electronics & Engineering S.a.

20110267315 - Apparatus with position detection function: In an apparatus with a position detection function, a position detecting section detects the position of a target object on the basis of a result obtained by receiving detection light, which is emitted from a light source section for detection and reflected by the target object, using a light detection... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110267317 - Area sensor, liquid crystal display unit, and position detection method: A liquid crystal display unit (100) of the present invention includes a liquid crystal panel (20) in which an optical sensor for detecting the intensity of light entered from a front side thereof is incorporated, a backlight (10) that emits light onto the liquid crystal panel (20) from a rear... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110267316 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: A mobile terminal is presented. The mobile terminal includes an elongated body having a central axis and being structured to form an outer side having a circumference, an end portion located at one end of the elongated body, a touch screen coupled to the body, a projector positioned at the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20110267313 - Optical touch display system and method thereof: An optical touch display system and method thereof are disclosed. The optical touch display system comprises a displayer, a processor, a light emitting control module and a light sensing module. The displayer comprises a display panel and a backlight module capable of emitting a visual light and a non-visual light.... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20110267314 - Optical touch-sensing display module: An optical touch-sensing display module including a liquid crystal display (LCD) module and at least two optical touch-sensing units is disclosed. The LCD module has a display surface and a side surface at periphery of the display surface. The LCD module includes a frame disposed at periphery of the display... Agent: Sonix Technology Co., Ltd.

20110267318 - Dynamic resistance control of a stylus: Dynamic resistance control of a stylus is described. In implementations, a stylus includes a housing configured to be grasped by a user. A roller ball is captured in a socket of the housing to provide rolling movement of the roller ball across a surface of a computing device and to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110267320 - Flexible device and fabricating method thereof: A flexible device has a flexible panel, a driver, and a restraining component. The flexible panel includes a main region and a driver bonding region outside the main region. The driver is electrically connected to the driver bonding region. The restraining component is disposed adjacent to the driver bonding region.... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110267321 - Head mounted display and drive method thereof: A head mounted display includes a display device and a pressure detecting part. The display device includes an eyeglass type frame provided with temples which are connected to a front frame in an openable/closable manner, a light source part, a drive part and a control part. The pressure detecting part... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110267319 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel includes an OLED configured to receive a pixel current that flows from a first pixel power source to a second pixel power source and to emit light, a first transistor having a first electrode coupled to a first node, a second electrode coupled to a second node, and... Agent:

20110267322 - High performance detection pixel: A pixel having a reflector situated on a substrate. A temperature sensitive resistor may be situated over at least a portion of the reflector. An insulator may be situated on the resistor. The resistor and insulator may effectively be very thin films. A flat metal mesh or grid may be... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20110267323 - Electro-optical apparatus and electronics device: An electro-optical apparatus is configured to form n (n is an integer greater than or equal to 2) lines of scanning lines into a group, and include a scanning line driving circuit configured to select the scanning lines on a group-by-group basis, a data line driving circuit configured to supply... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110267324 - Apparatus and method for ambient light detection and power control via photovoltaics: A method and apparatus for ambient light detection and power control using photovoltaics is disclosed. In an embodiment, a device includes a display and a photovoltaic cell. The photovoltaic cell acts as both an ambient light sensor and a power source. Based on the detected ambient light level, the brightness... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20110267333 - Active-matrix bistable display device: An active-matrix bistable display panel is provided in which a pixel electrode is formed at each intersection of each of a plurality of scanning lines in a row direction and each of a plurality of signal lines in a column direction and a display state is made to occur depending... Agent: Nec Lcd Technologies, Ltd

20110267332 - Electrophoretic display device, control circuit, electronic apparatus, and driving method: Provided is an electrophoretic display device including: an electrophoretic panel which is provided with an electrophoretic element which includes a first electrode, a second electrode which faces the first electrode, and a charged particle arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode; and a control circuit which controls the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110267328 - Failsafe interconnect for tiled wall display: A tiled display system includes a plurality of display devices coupled together via a display device interconnect. Video signals and power can be transmitted to any display device coupled to the display device interconnect and then be distributed to the other display devices coupled to the display device interconnect. In... Agent:

20110267326 - Gate driving circuit and display apparatus having the same: A gate driving circuit includes a plurality of stages which are connected to each other one after another and each stage of the plurality of stages outputs a gate voltage to a corresponding gate line of a plurality of gate lines in response to at least one clock signal. Each... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20110267331 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a pixel portion, a selection signal output circuit which outputs a selection signal in the first operation mode and stops outputting the selection signal in a second operation mode, a pixel data signal output circuit which generates and outputs a pixel data signal, and... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110267330 - Liquid crystal display device and electronic device: It is an object to provide a transmissive liquid crystal display device in which power consumption is reduced and deterioration in display quality is suppressed. As a backlight, a surface-emission light source is employed. The light source is a light source which performs surface light emission, so that the light... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110267325 - Liquid crystal display panel: A liquid crystal display panel includes an active device substrate, an opposite substrate and a liquid crystal layer. The active device substrate includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines intersected with the scan lines, and a plurality of pixels. Each pixel at least includes a first,... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110267327 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display is capable of reducing variation in power transmitted to pixels to reduce or prevent non-uniformity of brightness from being generated. The organic light emitting display includes a pixel including a red sub pixel, a green sub pixel, and a blue sub pixel and first pixel... Agent:

20110267329 - Organic light-emitting display device: An organic light-emitting display device that increases long range uniformity (LRU). The organic light-emitting display device includes an image display unit including a plurality of pixels defined by a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines, a plurality of film type connection devices electrically connected to the... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110267334 - Method for driving electrochemical display element: In the case of depositing a metal in a plurality of stages by applying deposition voltages having a plurality of rectangular waves at different voltages to an electrochemical display element, the application time of the rectangular wave at the highest voltage among the plurality of rectangular waves is set to... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.

20110267335 - Liquid crystal driving device and driving method thereof: Disclosed is a liquid crystal driving device, which is without a gate PCB, having improved uniformity of screen, and a driving method thereof. The liquid crystal driving device comprises: a sequence recognition means for recognizing sequence of a pertinent gate driver IC by a pulse width of a vertical start... Agent: Hydis Technologies Co., Ltd.

20110267336 - System and method of converting edge record based graphics to polygon based graphics: A method and graphics converter for converting edge record based graphics to polygon based graphics is provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method for converting graphic object data that defines a graphic object for delivery to wireless devices connected to a wireless communications network, the method... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110267338 - Apparatus and method for reducing three-dimensional visual fatigue: Disclosed are an apparatus and method for reducing 3D visual fatigue that a user feels when viewing a 3D image. An optimal 3D image may be regenerated and displayed without causing 3D visual fatigue and thus, it is possible to significantly reduce the 3D visual fatigue.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110267337 - Bracket-slot-to-wire play compensation archwire design: A method and workstation are described for designing compensation in an orthodontic archwire in order to offset the bracket-slot-to-wire play and realize the disered displacement in a tooth from an initial position to the target position. Bracket-slot-to-wire play can reduce the effectiveness of an archwire in bringing the teeth of... Agent:

20110267342 - Method and apparatus for evaluating sight distance: A method of sight distance analysis comprising: acquiring a scene-graph representation comprising three dimensional entities; acquiring at least one three dimensional object representation within the scene graph environment; acquiring a target object representation; selecting at least one camera position; positioning the acquired target object representation in the scene graph representation... Agent: Rdv Systems Ltd.

20110267340 - Method and apparatus for motion correction and image enhancement for optical coherence tomography: Images of an object, such as OCT scans of a human eye, can include distortions and data gaps due to relative motion of the object and the image acquisition device. Methods and systems for correction of such distortions and data gaps are described herein. Motion-corrected data is arrived at by... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20110267343 - Reducing variation in radiation therapy treatment planning: A method and apparatus are disclosed that reduces variation in radiation therapy treatment planning among plurality of users within the same or different geographic locations. The system includes a method and an apparatus that provide users with the knowledge information and utilizing the knowledge information to contour target volumes for... Agent: Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

20110267341 - Stereoscopic display apparatus and method of driving the same: A stereoscopic display apparatus includes a display panel which scans an image at a frame frequency that is an odd-numbered multiple of a field frequency, an image signal input unit which inputs an image signal to the display panel, a backlight unit which emits light to the display panel, and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110267339 - Systems and methods for viewing medical 3d imaging volumes: A method of automatically tracking the portions of a 3D medical imaging volume, such as the voxels, that have already been displayed according to use-defined display parameters, notating those portions, and providing the user with information indicating what portions of the imaging volume have been displayed at full resolution.... Agent: Dr Systems, Inc.

20110267344 - Method for estimating a pose of an articulated object model: m

20110267345 - Apparatus and method for finding visible points in a cloud point: The subject matter discloses a method of determining whether a point in a computerized image is visible from a viewpoint; said image is represented as a point cloud, the method comprising: performing inversion on a the vicinity of the point thus creating a computerized inversed objects each point in the... Agent: Technion Research And Development Foundation Ltd

20110267346 - Tessellation of patches of surfaces in a tile based rendering system: A method and apparatus are provided for tessellating patches of surfaces in a tile based three dimensional computer graphics rendering system. For each tile in an image a per tile list of primitive indices is derived for tessellated primitives which make up a patch. Hidden surface removal is then performed... Agent:

20110267348 - Systems and methods for generating a virtual camera viewpoint for an image: A color image and a depth image of a live video are received. A user is extracted from the information of the color image and the depth image. Spurious depth vales may be corrected. Points or pixels of an image as seen from a viewpoint of a reference camera at... Agent:

20110267347 - Systems and methods for primitive intersection in ray tracing: Aspects include systems, methods, and media for implementing methods relating to increasing consistency of results during intersection testing. In an example, vertexes define edges of primitives composing a scene (e.g., triangles defining a mesh for a surface of an object in a 3-D scene). An edge can be shared between... Agent: Caustic Graphics, Inc.

20110267350 - Adaptive process simplification of mined business process graphs using tutte parameterizations: A method of graph simplification includes receiving a connected process graph having a plurality of edges and nodes, parameterizing the connected process graph to determine a mapping where none of the edges overlap, defining respective energies for a plurality of triangles formed by the edges and the nodes in the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110267351 - Dynamic adaptive process discovery and compliance: A method for modeling a process includes collecting data pertaining to executed process steps from one or more activity log files. The collected data is parsed to determine a set of process steps that have been performed. An incidence value representing how many times each performed process step follows each... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110267349 - Method and device for displaying lines between sampled measurement values: Measurement points for display on a two-dimensional pixel-based display device are formed by scanned and digitized measurement values. To this end, the resolution of each measurement point according to time and/or value is higher than the resolution of the two-dimensional pixel-based display device. The measurement points are connected into a... Agent: Rohde & Schwarz Gmbh & Co. Kg

20110267353 - Method of displaying an object having a predetermined information content on a touch screen: A method for displaying an object having a predetermined information content on a touch screen is provided. According to the method, a touch pattern of a user touching the touch screen (is detected, and a shape from a predetermined set of shapes is automatically selected based on the touch pattern.... Agent:

20110267352 - Microparticle analyzing apparatus and data displaying method: Disclosed herein is a microparticle analyzing apparatus including a detecting portion configured to simultaneously detect a fluorescence generated from a microparticle in plural wavelength regions and a displaying portion configured to display thereon detection results in the plural wavelength regions in a form of a spectrum.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110267354 - Image generating apparatus, image generating method, and image generating integrated circuit: The image generating apparatus (700) which generates a graphics image by rendering a polygon includes: a coordinate processing unit (130) configured to load, from a memory (200), coordinate data included in vertex data and perform coordinate transform on the loaded coordinate data; a determining unit (150) configured to determine whether... Agent:

20110267355 - System, apparatus and method for mapping: The present invention provides a novel apparatus and method for mapping of urban regions. An apparatus includes the remote sensing equipment that is connected to a computer processor. The remote sensing equipment gathers imaging data about an urban region. The computer processor interprets the imaging data to generate a map... Agent: 1626628 Ontario Limited

20110267356 - Animating a virtual object within a virtual world: A method of animating a virtual object within a virtual world, wherein the virtual object comprises a plurality of object parts, the method comprising: at an animation update step: specifying a target frame in the virtual world; and applying control to a first object part, wherein the control is arranged... Agent:

20110267357 - Animating a virtual object within a virtual world: A method of animating a virtual object within a virtual world, the method comprising applying a weighted combination of task-space inverse-dynamics control and joint-space inverse-dynamics control to the virtual object.... Agent:

20110267358 - Animating a virtual object within a virtual world: A method of animating a virtual object within a virtual world, wherein the virtual object comprises a plurality of object parts, wherein for a first object part there is one or more associated second object parts, the method comprising: at an animation update step: specifying a target frame in the... Agent:

20110267359 - Systems and methods for hot plug gpu power control: Systems and methods include an electronic device having multiple GPUs and a GPU power control process that controls switching between a first GPU and a second GPU, such as a high performance GPU. The electronic device may be coupled to an external display by a passive adapter or an active... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110267360 - Stereoscopic content auto-judging mechanism: A method of playing an original 3D content on a 3D enabled monitor, where the 3D enabled monitor does not support the original 3D format type of the original 3D content. The method includes the steps of automatically reading a portion the original 3D content to obtain an identity of... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20110267361 - Scanning image display apparatus: A scanning image display apparatus includes a light source unit (1) that emits a laser beam, a scanning mirror (3) that two-dimensionally scans the laser beam in a first direction and in a second direction that crosses the first direction at predetermined scanning frequencies, respectively, a frame buffer (5) that... Agent:

20110267362 - Gamma variation using illumination intensity: A gamma variation of image intensity is created by varying the illumination intensity during a pulse width modulated display time period. During the pulse width modulated display time period a ramp signal may be compared with the image data to determine when pixel electrodes of the pixel array are switched.... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20110267364 - In-vehicle device: Disclosed is an in-vehicle device for displaying a meter image in real time, wherein the processing load is reduced without deterioration of the appearance of the meter image. The in-vehicle device stores therein a plurality of basic images which can indicate a first measured value and a second measured value... Agent: Clarion Co., Ltd.

20110267363 - Multiplied occluding transparency graphics processing: A method, system, and computer-readable storage medium are disclosed for rendering an artwork comprising a plurality of surfaces, wherein the plurality of surfaces comprises a plurality of semi-transparent surfaces. Each of the semi-transparent surfaces may be rendered to a first image buffer at a multi-sampled resolution. Each of the rendered... Agent:

20110267365 - Methods and systems for correcting the appearance of images displayed on an electronic visual display: The present disclosure is directed to methods, systems, and apparatuses for correcting or modifying images to be shown on a visual display sign or display. A method in accordance with one embodiment includes determining an actual display value for one or more portions of the sign, and comparing the actual... Agent: Radiant Imaging, Inc.

20110267366 - Drive assist display apparatus: The present invention provides a drive assist display apparatus can make the line of sight easily change between the image views, and display the image views widely with suitable balance, for the purpose of the safety confirmation of backward or forward from a vehicle, and the purpose of the awareness... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110267367 - Handheld electric apparatus and graphic interface operation method: A handheld electric apparatus and graphic interface operation method thereof are disclosed. In embodiment, the handheld electric apparatus comprises a display unit, a button unit, a storage unit and a processor. The storage unit stores an application and a widget. The processor is operable to execute the application and display... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20110267368 - Indicating a correspondence between an image and an object: Indicating an object is disclosed. Indicating an object includes receiving an indication associated with selecting an image and providing a second indication that a set of one or more objects correspond to the image, wherein the objects have been detected from the image. Indicating an image is disclosed. Indicating an... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20110267370 - Drawing layer control device: A drawing layer control device includes a drawing frequency monitoring unit 104 for monitoring drawing update frequency of each window. When drawing update frequencies of windows allocated to the same layer differ, a drawing layer managing unit 105 reallocates windows with nearly the same drawing update frequency to the same... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110267369 - System, method and process of identifying and advertising organizations or other entities by overlaying image files on cartographic mapping applications: A system, method and process of identifying and advertising organizations or other entities by overlaying image files on cartographic mapping applications is disclosed. Applicant has discovered a system, method and process for displaying image files of logos, trademarks or other source identifying objects, such as a trade name or the... Agent: Georeplica, Inc.

20110267372 - Compound lenses for multi-source data presentation: According to an embodiment of the present invention, an appearance of a lens in an image is displayed. The appearance of the lens includes a focal region having a focal region having a magnification and a plurality of facets. The facets display information from respective layers of the image. The... Agent: Noregin Assets N.v., L.L.C.

20110267371 - System and method for controlling touchpad of electronic device: A system and method for controlling a touchpad of an electronic device detects if a lingering touch is detected on a first region of the touchpad. If the lingering touch is detected on the first region, functions of a second region and a third region of the touchpad are disabled.... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd

20110267373 - Image pickup apparatus, solid-state imaging device, and image generating method: In an image pickup apparatus of the present invention, a CCD 11 in which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a two-dimensional array, thereof the number of effective horizontal pixels is H and the number of effective vertical pixels is V; a aspect switching operator 18 that sets one... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110267374 - Information display apparatus and information display method: The present invention provides an information displaying apparatus which is capable of presenting notification information to the user without giving the user an odd impression. The information displaying apparatus (10) displays, on a screen, notification information to be presented to a user, and includes: a user state detecting unit (11)... Agent:

20110267380 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus that displays an image implements a correction to reduce a luminance of the image. Next, the display apparatus determines an amount of light of a backlight including a plurality of light sources lighting a screen, based on the reduced luminance of the image. Then, the display apparatus... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited

20110267382 - Dual source backlight unit for use with a display, a display system and method: A display system, method and backlight unit for use with a display. The backlight unit includes a first light source and a second light source, wherein the first light source and the second light source are controllable independently of each other. The sum of light produced by the light sources... Agent: Fergason Patent Properties, LLC

20110267384 - Illumination device, display device, data generation method, data generation program, and recording medium: Under control of a main microcomputer, an LED controller generates two frame-type LED control signals corresponding to two frame image signals arranged in time series in accordance with a panel processing color video signal. Furthermore, the LED controller generates from two frame-type LED control signals, a frame-type LED signal corresponding... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110267379 - Liquid crystal display device and backlight control method: An initial light control value calculation section calculates the backlight's initial light control value K0 according to brightness of an inputted image signal for each area. A black area measurement section measures a black area S by obtaining ratio of the number of pixels satisfying Y≦Y0 (Y: brightness signal level,... Agent: Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110267383 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: An object of at least one embodiment of the present invention is to provide a liquid crystal display device and a driving method thereof, in which a contour of an image is clearly recognized during movie display even in a case where a backlight is turned on and off so... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110267381 - Liquid crystal display device and electronic appliance: An object is to provide a display device that achieves low power consumption and an improved quality of moving and still images. A display device comprises: a display panel provided with a plurality of pixels each including sub-pixels with color filters of red, green, and blue, and a sub-pixel for... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110267377 - Liquid crystal display, and an apparatus and a method for driving the same: A method of driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) that operates by receiving power from a battery includes generating a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal for adjusting brightness of a backlight unit of the LCD; detecting a battery voltage of the battery; and adjusting the PWM signal according to the... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110267375 - Load-aware compensation in light-emitting-diode backlight illumination systems: System(s) and method(s) are provided for power management in an electronic display via compensation of a power source of a light-emitting-diode (LED) backlighting system. A compensation feedback loop includes a load-aware controller that receives the load condition from a dimming controller and supplies a control signal to the power source.... Agent: Msilica Inc

20110267378 - Method for driving plasma display panel: A method for driving a plasma display panel is provided in which wasteful power consumption is reduced and light emission efficiency is improved when the number of cells to be lighted is relatively small. The method includes classifying a display ratio into plural group ranges, selecting a suitable display pulse... Agent: Hitachi Plasma Patent Licensing Co., Ltd.

20110267376 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display device includes: pixels connected to corresponding scanning lines and corresponding data lines; a scanning driver for supplying scanning signals to the scanning lines; a data driver for supplying data signals to the data lines; and a data processor for generating a luminance look-up table corresponding... Agent:

20110267385 - Universal back light unit control: Display backlight units are controlled with a signal. A message has an address header specifying one of an array of backlight units, and instructions for individually controlling each of the backlight units, particularized accordingly. The message is routed from a controller to a first controllable backlight unit of the display,... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20110267387 - Circuit and method for driving a light emitting diode for a backlight, and backlight driving apparatus using the same: A circuit and method for driving a light emitting diode for a backlight, and a backlight driving apparatus using the same is provided. A circuit for driving a light emitting diode (LED) for a backlight includes a filtering unit configured to receive a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal and remove... Agent: Magnachip Semiconductor, Ltd.

20110267386 - Display control drive device and display system: A display control drive device sequentially reads display data from a display memory in which the display data is stored, produces three primary color image signals that are applied to pixel locations in a dot-matrix color display device, and transmits the signals through a common external output terminal in a... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

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