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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/11

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12/29/2011 > 142 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110316762 - Electronic system, method for controling mobile apparatus, reading apparatus and method for contorling thereof: An electronic system comprises a mobile apparatus and a reading apparatus. The reading apparatus has a display screen and a plurality of operation units. When the reading apparatus is linked with the mobile apparatus through a data-transmission interface, the reading apparatus displays an image of an electronic file on the... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20110316763 - Head-mounted display apparatus, image control method and image control program: A head-mounted display apparatus which is mountable around a head of a user and configured to allow the user to visually recognize an information image based on image information together with an outside scene image is provided. The apparatus includes an imaging unit which takes the outside scene image, a... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110316764 - Display with light concentrating substrate: A display which includes an array of pixels. Each pixel includes a hydrophobic layer; an electro-wetting fluid adjacent the hydrophobic layer, the electro-wetting fluid including at least first and second fluids immiscible with each other and having different polar properties and different optical properties; and at least one electrode wherein... Agent:

20110316765 - Matrix addressed display system: The present invention relates to the monitoring and correction of display errors in a matrix addressed display system. The display system comprises a graphics system, a display module and a display fault handling system including a memory. The display module has a matrix addressed electro-optical array of display elements, the... Agent: Visteon Global Technologies, Inc.

20110316766 - Liquid crystal display device, backlight and led: A cross section of each divided light guiding plate is formed in a wedge shape, a step is formed at a portion of each divided light guiding plate where LEDs are arranged, and holes used for accommodating the LEDs are formed at the step. A plated face is formed on... Agent: Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110316771 - Display apparatus, television reception apparatus and pointing system: A display apparatus is connected to a computer that constitutes an external device. In at least one example embodiment, the external device outputs an image to the display apparatus via a video output port. When a pointing device directs a laser beam towards an image display module of the display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110316772 - Input method editor: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, in which an input method editor receives input in a first writing system and presents input candidates in the first writing system or a second writing system. In one implementation, a method is provided. The method includes receiving input in a first... Agent: Google Inc.

20110316770 - Operation device: To provide an operation device for use by a user by holding in one hand, comprising a thumb operating area defined on a surface of the enclosure of the operation device, where an operation member to be operated by the user, using his/her thumb, while holding the operation device is... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20110316769 - Providing an alternative human interface: Providing an alternative human interface for an electronic device when a current human interface is made ineffective by at least an environmental factor is described herein. By ineffective it is meant that the current human interface cannot maintain a minimum level of interactivity between a user and the electronic device... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110316767 - System for portable tangible interaction: Embodiments of the invention describe a system utilizing at least one camera and a display to create an object and context aware system. Embodiments of the invention may utilize the camera to sense a system's surroundings and use recognition logic or modules to detect and recognize objects on and around... Agent:

20110316768 - System, method and apparatus for speaker configuration: An application for a device includes at least two speakers and at least two-channels of audio. The at least two-channels of audio are selectively routed to the at least two speakers. Routing of the audio to the speakers is made based upon an orientation of the device. The orientation of... Agent: Vizio, Inc.

20110316773 - Interactive pointing device capable of switching capture ranges and method for switching capture ranges: An interactive pointing device capable of switching capture ranges includes an image capturing element and a processing unit. The image capturing element is used for capturing an optical signal, and outputting an image signal. The processing unit is used for determining a switching signal, and responsible for processing and analyzing... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110316775 - Modifying a value based on a user's directional motions independent of location of input relative to a display: A method for changing a value displayed on a screen is provided. In response to receiving a user input indicating motion in a particular direction, changing the value independent of where the position of a cursor is on the screen. The value being changed may comprise of a series of... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110316774 - Reenable delay of a touchpad or touch screen to prevent erroneous input when typing: A system and method wherein touchpad input including movement of a cursor and mouse clicks are inhibited until two events have occurred, namely, a timeout interval has elapsed and detection of movement of a pointing object a predetermined distance on the touchpad, wherein the system and method may also be... Agent:

20110316777 - Electronic device providing regulation of backlight brightness and method thereof: An electronic device includes a display module, a function key, a motion sensor, a determination module, and a regulation module. The motion sensor is operable to acquire a coordinate of the electronic device. The determination module is operable to determine whether the electronic device is in the upright position based... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110316776 - Input device with photodetector pairs: Input devices configured to provide user interface by detecting three dimensional movement of an external object are disclosed. The input device comprises at least two photodetector pairs, a radiation source and a circuit configurable to detect differential and common mode signals generated in the photodetector pairs. By detecting the common... Agent:

20110316778 - Pointing device, controlling method of the same, glasses for 3d image, and display apparatus: A pointing device includes: a communication unit which performs communication with glasses for viewing a 3D image and a display apparatus; and a control unit which controls the communication unit to perform communication with the glasses, detects a reference distance between the glasses and the pointing device and a measurement... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110316779 - Mouse device with microphone: A mouse device includes a mouse base, a mouse casing, a first button, a second button, a microphone module and a controlling unit. The first button and the second button have different structures. By clicking the first button and the second button, a first sound and a second sound having... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20110316780 - Multi-functional mouse: A multi-functional mouse includes an upper housing, a lower housing mounted to the upper housing, a first interface, a second interface, an audio output module and an audio input module. The mouse electronically communicates with the electronic device.... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110316781 - Multi-functional mouse: A multi-functional mouse transmits to an electronic device over radio. The multi-functional mouse comprises a power source, supplies power for the multi-functional mouse, a navigation module controlling the coordinates of a cursor on a screen of the electronic device, a card reader module using for reading data in a functional... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110316782 - Optical mouse with light source and light source switching method thereof: An optical mouse includes an optical sensor, a number of different light sources, a light source switching module, and a controller. The controller determines the intensity of the reflected light sensed by the optical sensor when any of the light sources is turned on. If the determined intensity is less... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110316783 - Information processing apparatus, method, and recording medium: An information processing apparatus includes, a screen switching input unit to input an instruction for switching between a screen displayed on a first display unit and a screen displayed on a second display unit, and a display control unit to display, in response to input of the switching instruction, the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110316786 - Control apparatus for operation panel and electronic apparatus: A signal line used in a key matrix is shared between a signal line used in a first display unit and a signal line used in a second display unit. Two types of periodical pulse signals are superimposed on a level signal which indicates data displayed on the second display... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110316784 - Input to an electronic apparatus: An electronic device, comprising a processing system; a sensor for detecting vibrations caused by a user striking the device and outputting a signal indicative of a parameter of those vibrations; wherein the processing system is configured to analyse the signal output from the sensor and determine a parameter related to... Agent: Inputdynamics Limited

20110316785 - Keypad for hand-held devices with touch screens: An accessory device for providing a tactile response for users of hand-held devices with touch screens is provided. The accessory device includes a plurality of domes, each dome having an input member. When force is applied to a dome, the dome provides a tactile stimulus to the user and causes... Agent:

20110316787 - Handheld electronic device and associated method providing disambiguation of an ambiguous object during editing and selectively providing prediction of future characters: A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software and prediction software. During editing of an object, the object can be ambiguous, and the system provides one or more disambiguated interpretations of the ambiguous object. In some circumstances, the system can additionally provide one... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110316788 - Handheld electronic device and method for disambiguation of compound text input employing different groupings of data sources to disambiguate different parts of input: A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software that is operable to disambiguate compound text input. The device is able to assemble language objects in the memory to generate compound language solutions. The device is able to generate compound language solutions by employing... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110316789 - Method for automatically preferring a diacritical version of a linguistic element on a handheld electronic device based on linguistic source and associated apparatus: A method for automatically preferring a diacritical version of a linguistic element on a handheld electronic device by utilizing a linguistic source.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110316790 - Apparatus and method for proximity based input: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for transferring information items between communications devices. A source device detects a selection input by an input object. Direction of movement of the input object is detected after the selection input. A target device is identified... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110316799 - Composite sensing apparatus, sensing method using composite sensor and touch pad apparatus using the same: A composite sensing apparatus, a sensing method using a composite sensor, and a touch pad apparatus using the same are provided. The composite sensing apparatus includes a pad unit including a first sensing area which senses a fingerprint, and a second sensing area which senses a touch state, and a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110316801 - Contents display device and contents display method: A contents display device includes a display section, a touch detection section, and a control section. The control section includes: a bookmarking determination section for determining, if multiple contacts have been simultaneously detected by the touch detection section, at least one contact among the multiple contacts to be a bookmark;... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110316792 - Driving method, driving device and touch sensitive display device using the same: A driving method for driving a touch sensitive display device is disclosed. The touch sensitive display device includes a plurality of pixel units and a plurality of touch sensors both arranged in matrixes. The driving method includes generating a plurality of source driving signals according to an image signal to... Agent:

20110316805 - Electronic device: An electronic device is disclosed. A displacement detection module comprises a detection surface that is disposed in a housing and operable to detect a displacement of a substance that is brought into contact with the detection surface. A detection module is operable to detect an instantaneous value of the displacement,... Agent:

20110316800 - Electronic device having virtual keyboard with predictive key and related methods: An electronic device may include a housing, a touch screen display carried by the housing, and a processor being carried by the housing and cooperating with the touch screen display. The processor may be for operating a virtual keyboard on the touch screen display for receiving textual input from a... Agent:

20110316796 - Information search apparatus and information search method: According to one embodiment, an information search apparatus comprises a touch panel, an extraction module, a storage, an operation module, and a conversion unit. The extraction module is configured to extract keywords from screen information displayed on the touch panel. The storage is configured to store one of the keywords... Agent:

20110316797 - Method for application launch and system function: The system comprises the ability to detect certain gestures made by sliding a finger or stylus on a touch sensitive screen on a handheld device, even when a so called “screen lock” is active where the gesture is used to unlock the device and trigger the desired function associates with... Agent: User Interface In Sweden Ab

20110316795 - Method for correcting and recording initial touch points on touch panel: While correcting and recording initial touch points on a touch panel, a plurality of sensors on the touch panel are classified into a plurality of first sensing groups assigned with serial numbers, and a plurality of sensors of each the first sensing group are equally divided into a plurality of... Agent:

20110316806 - Method of interacting with printed content via handheld display device: A method of interacting with printed content using a handheld display device. The method includes the steps of: imaging an area of a printed substrate and generating image data using an image sensor; determining interaction data using the image data, retrieving display data using an identified page description, the display... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20110316802 - Organic light emitting diode display device with built-in touch panel: An OLED display device has a built-in touch panel and includes an upper substrate and a lower substrate arranged opposite to each other, a thin film transistor array formed on the lower substrate, an organic light emitting array formed on the thin film transistor array, a touch sensor array formed... Agent:

20110316793 - System and computer program for virtual musical instruments: A system and computer program for virtual musical instruments includes a touch-sensitive screen; a selection interface that presents a list of virtual instruments on the screen for the user to select a virtual instrument; and a performance interface that presents a plurality of virtual instrument input elements on the screen... Agent: Digitar World Inc.

20110316798 - Tactile display for providing touch feedback: A tactile display has a contact surface that has multiple addressable pixels. Each pixel has a vibration element that is energizable to vibrate at a selected frequency and amplitude. The vibration of selected pixels of the tactile display provides tactile feedback to a user's finger touching the contact surface.... Agent:

20110316791 - Touch pad character entering system and method: A touch pad character entering system and method are disclosed. The system comprises a touch pad configured to detect contacts by an object thereon, a coordinate extraction module configured to extract coordinates of the contact locations detected by the touch pad, and a processing unit configured to obtain an initial... Agent:

20110316803 - Touch panel: The present invention relates to a touch panel which can detect touch securely without being affected by drive of an underlying display panel and shield external static electricity, securely, the touch panel includes a substrate having an active region and a peripheral region surrounding the active region; a plurality of... Agent:

20110316804 - Touch position detector and mobile cell phone: A system and method for detecting a plurality of touch points on a touch panel is disclosed. A touch position detector comprises a touch panel, a detection module and an identification module. The touch panel comprises n+1 groups of mutually-parallel electrodes, and at least two of the n+1 groups are... Agent:

20110316794 - Touch sensing method and touch sensing system: A touch sensing system including a touch interface and a processing unit is provided. The touch interface has multiple independent touch blocks. The processing unit is coupled to the touch interface. The processing unit includes an interpolating unit. The interpolating unit interpolates multiple spacing points between two adjacent touch blocks... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20110316810 - Display device with touch panel: A liquid crystal display device 1 with a touch panel is provided with the following: a TFT substrate 2 having a terminal 11 to which an alternating current voltage for position detection is supplied; a CF substrate 3 disposed to face the TFT substrate 2; a liquid crystal layer 4... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110316807 - Dynamic bezel for a mobile device: An article, device and method may detect a touch of a human hand on an interactive area of a user interface display of a mobile device. A non-interactive area may be displayed on the user interface display in at least a location of the touch of the human hand.... Agent:

20110316811 - Input device of portable electronic apparatus, control method of input device, and program: An input device for a portable electronic apparatus comprises: a display unit that displays a plurality of input keys; a touch panel unit including at least one touch panel provided on the display unit; and a control unit that controls and causes the display unit to display a second input... Agent:

20110316809 - Liquid crystal display device having touch sensor embedded therein, method of driving the same and method of fabricating the same: A liquid crystal display device having a touch sensor embedded therein is disclosed. The present invention includes a liquid crystal layer between first and second substrates, a pixel on the second substrate to apply a horizontal electric field to the liquid crystal layer, a touch sensor on the second substrate,... Agent:

20110316808 - Single piece type capacitive touch panel: A single piece type capacitive touch panel uses an etching process to form a frame on periphery of a transparent substrate. An icon layer is disposed in the frame by printing or sputtering. The icon layer completely fills the frame. In addition, one side face of the icon layer has... Agent: Fortrend Taiwan Scientific Corp.

20110316812 - Image sensor control over a variable function or operation: A device has a variable function or operation. An image sensor system is provided for the device. The image sensor system is responsive to light rays indicative of whether an object is present on an imaging window. For example, the image sensor system may be of the frustrated total internal... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

20110316814 - Optical distance determination device, optical touch monitoring system and method for measuring distance of a touch point on an optical touch panel: An optical distance determination device includes a first image sensor, an auxiliary image sensor, and a distance measuring module. The first image sensor is for capturing a first image comprising image information of an object. The auxiliary image sensor is for capturing an auxiliary image comprising image information of the... Agent:

20110316813 - Optical touch display: When an object touches a touch panel, a projection light source projects a predetermined image including image information and forms an object image having the image information on a surface of the object. An image sensor captures a reflection image including the object image. Then, an angle is calculated according... Agent:

20110316815 - Touch screen pen for capacitive type touch screen: The screen touch pen used for inputting commands to a capacitive type touch screen, comprising a pen-tip having a first portion and a second portion along an axial direction, the first portion of the pen-tip being exposed for inputting commands to the capacitive type touch screen, wherein a portion of... Agent:

20110316823 - Display apparatus driving circuit and method of driving display apparatus: A display apparatus driving circuit capable of reducing the amount of heat generated at a driving unit while suppressing degradation in image quality is provided. A display apparatus driving circuit according to the present invention includes: a source driver for driving a display unit; a heat detecting circuit for detecting... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110316820 - Display device: A method for reducing afterimages in a device for displaying images by application of an electric field to a charged substance is provided. A plurality of pixels each include a display element including a pixel electrode, a charged layer, and a counter electrode. The display device has a function of... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110316816 - Drive circuit of display device and its driving method: A drive circuit 100 includes an internal counter 301 within its data driver N. The internal counter 301 is reset when a first data driver 1 reads the first signal of display data. A cascade signal (CASCADE) is input from a previous stage of the data driver N−1. When the... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20110316821 - Driving circuit, liquid crystal display apparatus and electronic information device: A driving circuit according to the present invention for driving a display apparatus based on display data and a control signal includes: a delay circuit for delaying the input control signal; and a data load section for loading the input display data to the display apparatus at a timing generated... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110316822 - Image display device: An image display device, which displays image data on a display section, includes a vibration section which vibrates a housing constituting the device, analyzes video data displayed on the display section to detect a changing state of an image of the video data, and controls the driving of the vibration... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110316818 - Liquid crystal display device and electronic appliance: Included are a display panel including first to third pixel regions and a driver circuit; a backlight portion divided into a first light source region where light is emitted in response to input of a video signal to the first pixel region, a second light source region where light is... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110316819 - Liquid crystal display device, driving method of the same and electronic equipment: The present disclosure provides a liquid crystal display device including: for each pixel, a first switching element provided in common for a plurality of subpixels making up a pixel, the first switching element having its one end connected to a signal line; for each pixel, a plurality of second switching... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110316817 - Server apparatus, information processing method, and information processing system: Provided is a server apparatus including a storing unit that stores a correspondence between terminal information of one or more information processing terminals connected via a network and one or more pieces of display control information associated with display screens of the information processing terminals; an adding unit that adds... Agent:

20110316824 - Usb image transmission system and device: A USB image transmission system is provided. The USB image transmission system may include a content source configured to be operatively coupled to a USB-enabled display device. Image data may be transmitted over the USB connection from the content source for display by the display device. In some embodiments, a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110316825 - Organic electroluminescence display: Disclosed herein is an organic electroluminescence display. The organic electroluminescence display includes: a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix format on a display panel and configured of first to N+K-th rows; a plurality of first data lines connected to pixels each in the same column of pixels in the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110316826 - Display module: A display module includes a substrate, wherein the substrate has a plurality of pixels, a signal line that supplies a data signal to a pixel, a current supply line that supplies electric current to the pixel, and a data driving circuit that supplies a data signal to the data line... Agent:

20110316827 - Method of fabricating a liquid crystal display device having image-displaying and viewing angle-adjusting sub pixels and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes: first and second substrates facing and spaced apart from each other, each of the first and second substrates having an image-displaying sub pixel and a viewing angle-adjusting sub pixel; a thin film transistor corresponding to each of the image-displaying sub pixel and the viewing... Agent:

20110316829 - Liquid crystal display device: A backlight of a liquid crystal display device is divided into a plurality of regions. A backlight area dimmer sets a dimming value for each of the regions of the backlight according to a characteristic amount of the input image. A backlight dimming limiter sets an upper limit and lower... Agent: Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110316828 - Method and apparatus for reducing glare and/or increasing privacy of a self-service device: A method for minimizing glare and/or increasing privacy for a user of a self-service device is provided. The method may include mechanical means such as a fixed visor and/or hood or a user operated hinged glare reducing overlay screen. The method may further include as using sensors that detect the... Agent: Bank Of America

20110316830 - Photo detector and method for fabricating the same: A photo detector is disclosed. The photo detector includes a substrate, a first patterned semiconductor layer, a dielectric layer, a patterned conductive layer, an inter-layer dielectric, a second patterned semiconductor layer, two first electrodes disposed on the inter-layer dielectric and two second electrodes disposed on portions of the second semiconductor... Agent:

20110316831 - Bidirectional shift register and image display device using the same: A plurality of cascaded unit register circuits which comprises a bidirectional shift register include main stages and dummy stages at the top before the main stages and dummy stages at the bottom after the main stages. A k-th stage outputs a pulse Pk in synchronization with a clock signal with... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20110316832 - Pixel drive scheme having improved release characteristics: Electromechanical devices such as MEMS can be controlled by “drive schemes” comprising electrical signals applied to the display to cause selective actuation or release of the electromechanical devices. In some drive schemes, all pixels on a line are released during a phase when a release voltage is applied along the... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110316838 - Apparatus for supplying power, display device having the same, and driving method thereof: An apparatus for supplying a power source voltage, a display device having the same, and a driving method thereof, includes: a DC-DC converter for generating a power source voltage corresponding to an input voltage and a feedback voltage, and for supplying the power source voltage to a display region comprising... Agent:

20110316835 - Display device: There is provided a display device including: a pair of substrates; a display medium dispersed between the pair of substrates, and including plural kinds of particle groups that move in accordance with an electric field formed between the substrates and have different colors and different absolute values of movement voltages... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110316836 - Display device and display driving method therefor: Disclosed herein is a display device, including: a pixel array in which pixel circuits each having a light emitting element, a driving transistor for applying a current corresponding to a gate-to-source voltage to the light emitting element connected to a source side by applying a drive voltage across a drain... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110316840 - Display system, display control device and memory product: In the multi-monitor environment in which a plurality of monitors are connected to a PC, a human sensor is mounted on at least one monitor, and the PC controls the switching of the operation states of the plurality of monitors according to the detection result of the human sensor. When... Agent: Eizo Nanao Corporation

20110316834 - Driving circuit for display apparatus: A driving circuit includes a plurality of stages driven in response to a start signal. Each normal stage outputs a gate signal and a carry signal, increases an electric potential of a node in response to a previous carry signal of a previous stage, and decreases the gate signal to... Agent:

20110316837 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) is disclosed. The pixels of the LCD each have storage capacitors, and the capacitances of the storage capacitors of pixels of different colors are different.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110316833 - Shift register and architecture of same on a display panel: The present invention relates to a shift register and GOA architecture of the same in a display panel comprising a substrate and a plurality of pixels spatially formed on the substrate defining a number of pixel rows, each pixel row having a height of H. The shift register has the... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110316839 - Solid-state imaging device and drive method for solid-state imaging device: An amplification-type solid-state imaging device supplies a voltage of VRESL1 to a gate of a reset transistor when a signal of a vertical output line is read out and supplies a voltage of VRESL2, which is greater than VRESL1, when the signal charge accumulated in a photodiode is transferred to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110316843 - Liquid crystal element, liquid crystal display device, and method for displaying with liquid crystal display element: A liquid crystal display element, a liquid crystal display device, and a method for displaying with a liquid crystal display element, wherein picture element electrodes (30) and a common electrode (36) are provided, each of a plurality of sub-picture elements (22) is provided with the common electrode (36) and a... Agent:

20110316842 - Method of driving information display panel: Provided is a method of driving an information display panel in which at least two types of display media comprised of particle groups containing chargeable particles are sealed between two opposed substrates, at least one substrate being transparent, and a voltage is applied across a pair of opposed pixel electrodes... Agent: Bridgestone Corporation

20110316841 - Power supplying apparatus for organic light emitting display: There is provided a power supplying apparatus for an organic light emitting display in which a control circuit is provided between the input end of the power supplying apparatus and DC-DC converters for generating power sources in order to prevent a power sequence from being changed by the unintentional formation... Agent:

20110316844 - Devices and methods of user interfaces to generate a high current drain impact user notification relating to a wallpaper image: Disclosed are methods of user interfaces of electronic devices having a displays configured to annunciate wallpaper images wherein a wallpaper image includes image data. Image data can be characterized, for example, by the luminance levels of pixels of the image and/or the power needed to display the image. An image... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20110316851 - 3d histogram for color images: The disclosed implementations relate generally to 3D histograms and other user interface elements for color correcting digital images. A color correction method includes: generating a user interface for display on a display device, the user interface including a display area; generating a three-dimensional cube representing a color space for display... Agent: Apple Inc., A Delaware Corporation

20110316848 - Controlling of display parameter settings: A system of controlling displaying of image data has a source device (10), for example a BD player, which processes source image data for outputting the image data in dependence of first display parameters, and has a user control (15) for controlling the display parameters. The image data is transferred... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110316847 - Display apparatus and associated glasses: A display apparatus associated with a pair of glasses displays three-dimensional (3D) content. The pair of glass includes a transmitting circuit for establishing bi-directional communication with the display apparatus; and a proximity sensor, which is for sensing whether the pair of glasses is worn, controlling the pair of glasses, and... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20110316849 - Image processing apparatus for displaying image on display unit and control method thereof: A frequency of each gradation in an image for the left eye histogram is compared with a frequency of each gradation in an image for the right eye histogram. An integration histogram is generated using at least a larger one of the frequency of each gradation in the image for... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110316852 - Multi-user animation coupled to bulletin board: A multi-user animation process receives input from multiple remote clients to manipulate avatars through a modeled 3-D environment. Each user is represented by an avatar. The 3-D environment and avatar position/location data is provided to client workstations, which display a simulated environment visible to all participants. A text or speech-based... Agent:

20110316845 - Spatial association between virtual and augmented reality: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates interaction between two entities located away from each other. The system includes a virtual reality system, an augmented reality system, and an object-state-maintaining mechanism. During operation, the virtual reality system displays an object associated with a real-world object. The... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20110316850 - Three-dimensional display system, display and method of controlling backlight of three-dimensional display: A three-dimensional display system including a display and a pair of three-dimensional glasses having a light sensor is provided. The display includes a backlight driving module and a backlight module, wherein the backlight driving module modulates an original synchronization signal to generate a modulated backlight driving signal for driving the... Agent: Benq Corporation

20110316846 - Touch panel for displaying stereoscopic image: A touch panel for displaying stereoscopic image includes a substrate, a plurality of first sensing strings, second sensing strings and third sensing strings. Each of the first sensing strings includes a plurality of sensing pads respectively having a first retarder region. The second sensing strings are parallel with the first... Agent:

20110316854 - Global visualization process terrain database builder: A process for optimizing a tile mesh for a surface in a level-of-detail hierarchy includes obtaining a plurality of elevation values for an elevation grid of the surface, downsampling the elevation grid to a resolution based on a minimum edge size for triangles of the tile mesh as determined by... Agent:

20110316855 - Parallelized streaming accelerated data structure generation: A method includes receiving at a master processing element primitive data that includes properties of a primitive. The method includes partially traversing a spatial data structure that represents a three-dimensional image to identify an internal node of the spatial data structure. The internal node represents a portion of the three-dimensional... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110316853 - Telepresence systems with viewer perspective adjustment: Described herein is a telepresence system where a real-time a virtual hologram of a user is displayed at a remote display screen and is rendered from a vantage point that is different than the vantage point from which images of the user are captured via a video camera. The virtual... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110316856 - Spotlight graphs: In a computer-displayed graph, indications of multiple attributes or states of an object represented by a node of the graph are displayed using a spotlight, in which attributes of the spotlight correspond to attributes of the object represented by the node. The attributes of the spotlight each correspond to an... Agent: Bmc Software, Inc.

20110316857 - Crossing traffic depiction in an itp display: Provided are methods and systems for the disambiguation of an in trail procedure (ITP) vertical display by calculating and rendering symbology on a plan view traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS) display. The symbology represents an intersection point between the ground track of an ITP aircraft and the ground track of... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20110316859 - Apparatus and method for displaying images: Apparatus and method for displaying images are provided. The apparatus is configured to cause a display of an image; detect one or more inputs by one or more input objects; determine coordinates of the one or more inputs in respect to the image; determine one or more property of the... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110316858 - Apparatuses and methods for real time widget interactions: An electronic interaction apparatus is provided with a touch screen and a processing unit. The processing unit executes a first widget and a second widget, wherein the first widget generates an animation on the touch screen and modifies the animation in response to an operating status change of the second... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20110316860 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: [Means for solving the Problems] An image processing apparatus 100 generates motion information by blending plural kinds of sample motion information with an arbitrary blend ratio; detects, on the basis of the generated motion information, a reachable position P when a character C is operated; associates coordinate information indicating the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix

20110316861 - Optical films for directing light towards active areas of displays: In various embodiments, an interferometric display device includes a plurality of structures that redirect light from an inactive area of the display to an active area of the display. Light incident on the structures that would normally continue towards an inactive area of the display is either reflected, refracted, or... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110316862 - Multi-processor: A multi-processor according to an example of the invention comprises a first control unit which stores first compressed data acquired externally in a first memory, a hardware decoding unit which decodes the first compressed data stored in the first memory and storing the decoded data in a second memory, an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110316863 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: A memory section provides an input buffer capable of holding image data being a processing target of each processing by an image processing unit, and an output buffer capable of holding image data being a processing result. Through an input section, a user selects a plurality of kinds of processing... Agent:

20110316864 - Multithreaded software rendering pipeline with dynamic performance-based reallocation of raster threads: A multithreaded rendering software pipeline architecture dynamically reallocates regions of an image space to raster threads based upon performance data collected by the raster threads. The reallocation of the regions typically includes resizing the regions assigned to particular raster threads and/or reassigning regions to different raster threads to better balance... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110316866 - Codec control: A method and system for a software driver of a graphics controller to work with a display codec. The software driver may be configured to work with different display codecs at different periods of time while using a default configuration. Other embodiments are also described.... Agent:

20110316865 - Rechargeable universal serial bus external graphics device and method: A graphics processing device that is portable, reconfigurable and provides graphics processing for a computer system is provided. The graphics processing device includes a Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface coupled with the graphics processor and configured to be coupled with computer system. The graphics processing device further includes the USB... Agent: Nvidia Corporation,

20110316867 - Apparatus and methods to achieve a variable color pixel border on a negative mode screen with a passive matrix drive: A display unit is constituted by a passive matrix of independently controllable pixels characterized by an active area of n rows and m columns of discrete pixels and a pixel border. The pixel border has a predetermined width, in one embodiment two pixels. The border pixel color state is controlled... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20110316868 - Service provision system and rendering execution method: Disclosed is a service provision system including a server which includes application service programs, selects a program corresponding to profile data according to a service start request, and transmits rendering information selected by a data request; an in-vehicle information terminal which includes first profile data representing a terminal specification and... Agent:

20110316871 - Fast reconfiguration of graphics pipeline state: Techniques and technologies are provided for binding resources to particular slots associated with shaders in a graphics pipeline. Resource dependencies between resources being utilized by respective shaders can be determined, and, based on these resource dependencies, common resource/slot associations can be computed. Respective common resource/slot associations identify a particular one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110316872 - Image displaying method, device, and related liquid crystal display panel: An image displaying method is provided. The image displaying method is utilized for displaying an image on a display region. The image has a first pixel and a second pixel respectively displayed on a first position and a second position in the display region. The image displaying method includes: deciding... Agent:

20110316869 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An inspection apparatus specifies a region for displaying an advertisement from an image of a virtual space. The inspection apparatus comprises: an image mapping unit that maps an image, which uses a color that is not used in the virtual space and where the display status of the advertisement varies... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20110316870 - Method for providing a user with a fast control user interface, and associated electronic device: A method for providing a user with a fast control user interface includes: providing the user with a plurality of keys/buttons for selecting one of a plurality of display regions on a screen, where each display region corresponds to at least one associated key/button of the keys/buttons; and when a... Agent:

20110316873 - Systems and methods for viewing medical images: For certain medical images, it is important and/or required that a user view all of a medical image at full resolution so that minute, but important, indicia in the medical image are not missed. A computing systems monitor the portions of the medical image that are displayed on the display... Agent: Dr Systems, Inc.

20110316874 - Method of revealing hidden content via handheld display device: A method of revealing hidden content associated with printed content using a handheld display device. The method includes the steps of: imaging an area of a printed substrate and generating image data using an image sensor; determining interaction data using the image data; retrieving display data using an identified page... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20110316875 - Method and device for processing vector graphics: A method and a device for reducing the waste of the central process unit (CPU) resource during the filling process of a vector graphic, and the method includes: parsing the vector graphic to obtain a series of polygons; mapping the polygons into a new drawing coordinate whose unit is 1/2n... Agent: Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20110316876 - Processing images of a display: An apparatus for processing images of a display includes an image sequence receiving module adapted to receive a first sequence of images of the display. The first sequence of images includes at least one image corrupted due to partial refreshing of the display. The apparatus also includes an image processing... Agent:

20110316877 - Display area control apparatus, display area control method, and integrated circuit: The present invention provides a display area control apparatus which makes a user feel less uncomfortable when displaying a screen component takes much time. A display area control apparatus (100) includes: a display unit (109); a data storage unit (107) storing data for displaying screen components; a screen component reflecting... Agent:

20110316878 - Computer implemented process for interactive appreciation of fine art: A computer-implemented process for interactive appreciation of fine art in which a user experiencing an image of fine art may virtually interact with the art image using an input device coupled to a computing system. The input device allows the user to provide a plurality of inputs while virtually interacting... Agent:

20110316879 - Display apparatus for vehicle: A vehicular display apparatus is disclosed. A display screen has first and second display areas for displaying first and second images generated by first and second drawing units, respectively. The apparatus displays a pointer image on an active area, which is one of the first and second display areas. In... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110316880 - Method and apparatus providing for adaptation of an augmentative content for output at a location based on a contextual characteristic: An apparatus may include a contextual characteristic determiner configured to determine a contextual characteristic of a location. A sensory device may collect sensed data and location information which is used to determine the contextual characteristic of the location. The sensed data, contextual characteristic and/or location information may be compiled into... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110316881 - Display device: There is provided a display including a display unit which periodically arranges and displays a plurality of view images, an acquisition unit which acquires information on a position of an observer, a calculation unit which sets a target viewing zone based on the information on the position of the observer,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110316882 - Use of handwritten notations from photographs: A method for detecting, scaling, and positioning handwritten information from hardcopy media, the method includes the steps of digitizing the media and detecting handwritten information; analyzing the media to determine an available location in the digitized image for placement; determining the orientation of the media and handwritten information; and orienting,... Agent:

20110316883 - Systems and methods for computing a variogram model: Systems and methods for computing a variogram model, which utilize a variogram map and a rose diagram to compute the model.... Agent: Landmark Graphics Corporation

20110316884 - Alternative semantics for zoom operations in a zoomable scene: A scene comprising a set of visual elements may allow a user to perform “zoom” operations in order to navigate the depth of the scene. The “zoom” semantic is often applied to simulate optical visual depth, wherein the visual elements are presented with different visual dimensions and visual resolution to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110316885 - Method and apparatus for displaying image including position information: A method and an apparatus are provided, which can display a map that includes a position corresponding to position information in the form of a bird's eye view having perspective views and display an image on an upper portion of the map that is displayed in the form of a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110316886 - Storage medium having stored thereon display control program and display control apparatus: In accordance with a size of a drawing area and a character size, the number of characters arrangeable in the drawing area is calculated. Based on the calculated number of characters, whether a character string in the obtained character size is arranged in the drawing area or the character string... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd

20110316887 - Electronic device with a touch screen and touch operation control method utilized thereby: In a touch operation control method, touch operations on a touch screen of an electronic device are controlled. The touch operation is detected when the touch screen is touched, and the touch operation is analyzed to determine whether the touch operation is a tap touch or a hold touch. If... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110316888 - Mobile device user interface combining input from motion sensors and other controls: Various embodiments provide user interfaces for mobile devices which combine input from motion sensors and other input controls. In one aspect, a handheld electronic device includes a display operative to display an image, an input control operative to sense a contact motion of the user with the device, a set... Agent: Invensense, Inc.

20110316899 - Apparatus and method of dual-mode display: One embodiment includes display comprising a light modulator configured to display a portion of an image such as a reflective light modulator, a light emitter configured to display the portion of the image and a circuit configured to selectively provide signals to at least one of the light modulator and... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110316902 - Backlight device and display apparatus: Provided is a backlight device, wherein when both the drive duty and the drive current are controlled in each of separated areas, the image quality is improved by preventing the change of luminance even when there is a difference between the adjustment resolutions of both the drive duty and the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110316901 - Data driver device and display device for reducing power consumption in a charge-share operation: A data driver device and a display device, in which the data driver device includes a plurality of data lines; a plurality of first charge-share switches connected between a share line and the plurality of data lines, respectively; and a plurality of second charge-share switches each connected between two adjacent... Agent:

20110316890 - Display and real-time automatic white balance method thereof: A display and a real-time automatic white balance method thereof are provided. The display includes a first color light source and a second color light source. The real-time automatic white balance method includes following steps. A first target luminance of the first color light source and a second target luminance... Agent: Himax Display, Inc.

20110316900 - Display apparatus, and method and apparatus for driving the same: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a gate driver, a gray scale compensator, and a date driver. The gate driver sequentially applies gate data to the gate lines. The gray scale compensator compares the primitive gray scale data of the n-th frame with the primitive gray scale data of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110316903 - Display control apparatus and display control method: A change-information obtaining unit determines a pixel having a rapid decrease in luminance from an input video signal. A light-emitting-region determination unit determines whether or not the pixel having a rapid decrease in luminance is a light emitting pixel. When the area of a region formed by light emitting pixels... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110316897 - Display device, method for driving display device, and electronic apparatus: The present application provides a display device having a pixel circuit including: a pixel electrode; a capacitive element configured to be connected to the pixel electrode of liquid crystal capacitance and hold a signal potential reflecting a grayscale; and an inverter circuit configured to invert polarity of a held potential... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110316896 - Image processing device, projection display device, and image processing method: An image processing device generates image data of a projection image displayed on a screen having a color obtained by correcting a color of original data representing an image to be displayed so that the projection image has a desired color. The image processing device includes a storage section adapted... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110316894 - Liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal display device performing multi-picture element driving, gate OFF timing of a switching element connected between each sub picture element and a signal line is matched with phase timing when all the subsidiary capacity wires are at the same potential. This prevents the occurrence of uneven luminance... Agent:

20110316889 - Maintaining dc balance in electronic paper displays using contrast correction: Systems and methods for maintaining DC balance in bi-stable displays using contrast correction are disclosed. The system includes a DC balance module and storage for DC corrective waveforms. The DC balance module generates transitional driving schemes which drive pixels to new color values while simultaneously shifting each pixel's relative impulse... Agent:

20110316891 - Method of driving display element and display device: A display device includes a display element and a drive circuit that drives the display element, in which the drive circuit outputs a reset pulse that changes an orientation state of liquid crystal into a first orientation state, a selection pulse that changes the first orientation state into a second... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110316892 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting diode display includes: a display unit including: a plurality of scan lines; a plurality of light emission control lines; a plurality of data lines; and a plurality of pixels, each of the pixels being coupled to a corresponding scan line among the scan lines, a corresponding... Agent:

20110316893 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method for the same: An organic light emitting display device is disclosed. The display device has improved yield because luminance of the manufactured display devices can be adjusted so as to meet the manufacturing specification. The display device includes a gamma measurer configured to measure a gamma value by comparing the amount of current... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110316898 - Three dimensional image display apparatus: A 3-D image display including an image forming unit for forming an image by modulating light according to image information is provided. The 3-D image display includes a display device with a plurality of first regions for forming a left eye image and a plurality of second regions for forming... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110316895 - White balance correction circuit and correction method for display apparatus that displays color image by controlling number of emissions or intensity thereof in accordance with plurality of primary color video signals: A display method of a plasma display apparatus to which primary color video signals are inputted and which carries out color display by letting phosphors for primary colors emit light is provided. The display method displays the primary color video signals by changing a gray level of an output primary... Agent: Fujitsu Hitachi Plasma Display Limited

  
12/22/2011 > 139 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110309999 - Multi-projector system and method: A method for automatic delivery of consistent imagery in a multi-projector system includes the steps of dividing the projectors into a plurality of sub-groups of projectors, each projector oriented to project a sub-frame to a sub-group display location, and adjusting the output of each projector in each sub-group to provide... Agent:

20110310000 - Driving circuit including shift register and flat panel display device using the same: A driving circuit for a flat panel display device includes a generation unit for generating n-phase form generation clocks; and a plurality of shift register stages for sequentially generating a plurality gate signals to a plurality of gate lines using the n-phase form generation clocks, one of the shift register... Agent:

20110310004 - Apparatus and method for setting a parameter value: Embodiments of the present invention relate to an improved man-machine interface for an apparatus. The interface comprises at least one graphical representation of a controllable parameter.... Agent: Aeroflex International Limited

20110310006 - Automatic calibration of a gaze direction algorithm from user behavior: A method of calibrating the eye gaze direction of a user, the method including the steps of: (a) monitoring a user's eye gaze direction whilst carrying out a series of predetermined tasks, each of the tasks having an expected subject gaze direction; and (b) correlating the user's eye gaze direction... Agent:

20110310001 - Display reconfiguration based on face/eye tracking: An adaptive interface system includes a user interface providing a visual output, a sensor for detecting a vision characteristic of a user and generating a sensor signal representing the vision characteristic, and a processor in communication with the sensor and the user interface, wherein the processor receives the sensor signal,... Agent: Visteon Global Technologies, Inc

20110310002 - Free space directional force feedback apparatus: A directional feedback device generating a directional force feedback in free space. The device includes a force generation structure including a rotatable mass creating a physical force vector in three dimensional space. A wireless communication device and a control system communicatively coupled to the wireless communication device and the force... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310003 - Image display device and method of displaying images: An image display device includes an autostereoscopic screen for simultaneously displaying a plurality of different images which are visible from in each case at least one of different laterally offset viewing zones and a control unit for controlling the screen in dependence on image information of the different images, wherein... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20110310005 - Methods and apparatus for contactless gesture recognition: Systems and methods are described for performing contactless gesture recognition for a computing device, such as a mobile computing device. An example technique for managing a gesture-based input mechanism for a computing device described herein includes identifying parameters of the computing device relating to accuracy of gesture classification performed by... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110310008 - Cursor control system, cursor control method thereof, and electronic device with cursor control function: A cursor control method is applied in an electronic device that communicates with a number of pointing devices. The cursor control method includes: receiving a signal including an identification code; determining whether the received signal is a request signal; determining whether a duration of not receiving a cursor control signal... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110310010 - Gesture based user interface: A gesture based user interface includes a movement monitor configured to monitor a user's hand and to provide a signal based on movements of the hand. A processor is configured to provide at least one interface state in which a cursor is confined to movement within a single dimension region... Agent: Primesense Ltd.

20110310007 - Item navigation using motion-capture data: A system and method is provided for using motion-capture data to control navigating of a cursor in a user interface of a computing system. Movement of a user's hand or other object in a three-dimensional capture space is tracked and represented in the computing system as motion-capture model data. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310009 - Pointing system, control device, and control method: A pointing system including: a pointing device including an operation portion and a light-emitting portion that emits light according to an operation to the operation portion; and a control device including an image pickup portion that picks up light from the light-emitting portion when the light-emitting portion emits light and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110310011 - System and method for integrating an electronic pointing device into digital image data: A system and method that integrates an electronic pointer into digital image data, such as a video feed or software application, that is displayed on a screen. A receiver is provided that receives position data from a pointing device; a calibration unit then calculates the position of the pointing device... Agent: Hsni, LLC

20110310012 - User interface for a head mounted display: A headset comprises an arrangement and a display. The arrangement is situated at least partially on a head of a user. The display is coupled to the arrangement and capable of displaying a pointing device to the user. The headset is coupled to a mobile device which includes a sensor.... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.

20110310014 - Image pickup apparatus and projection type image display apparatus: In an image pickup apparatus, a visible light cut filter allows infrared components to pass through, and blocks visible light components. A plurality of image pickup devices receive the light transmitted through the visible light cut filter such that a plurality of color components are received separately from each other.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110310013 - Interface apparatus and method for contact-free space input/output: A space input/output interface apparatus includes: a proximity sensor for sensing a movement of a user's wrist; an inertial sensor for sensing a movement of the user's arm; and a controller for generating user input/output interface recognition information corresponding to a sensing value of the proximity sensor or the inertial... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20110310015 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse includes a head and a tail. The head is configured to detect movement relative to a reference surface. The head is selectively switchable between an on state and an off state. The tail is connected to the head and is moveable between a curved configuration and a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310016 - Computer mouse sleeve: A flexible sleeve includes a first flexible sheet of a first hardness. The first flexible sheet has a first perimeter including a first lip edge and a first pocket edge. The flexible sleeve also includes a second flexible sheet of a second hardness, different than the first hardness. The second... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310017 - Computer system, mouse, and automatically shifting method thereof: A computer system includes a mouse and a computer for selecting a left-handed mode and a right-handed mode as a current operation mode of the mouse. When a right hand operates the mouse, the mouse automatically generates a first mode-setting signal, and the computer shifts the current operation mode to... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110310018 - Optical navigation system with lift detection: An optical navigation system with a lift detection module is provided for preventing cursor movement if the optical navigation system has been lifted from the navigation surface. The optical navigation system may include an image sensor, a controller and a lift detection module. The lift detection module may be operatively... Agent: Avago Technologies Ecbu (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20110310019 - Reconfiguration of virtual keyboard: Various embodiments for configuring a virtual keyboard on a display surface are provided. In one such embodiment, at least one coordinate value mapped to a delimited area of the virtual keyboard, is determined. The at least one coordinate value corresponds to a touch input by the user on the display... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110310020 - Touch-type transparent keyboard: A touch-type transparent keyboard includes a transparent substrate, a keyboard layer, a first insulation layer, a shield layer, a second insulation layer, a position detection layer, a transparent protective layer, and a control module. The keyboard layer and the control module are located on the transparent substrate. The first insulation... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110310021 - User input device, display apparatus comprising the same and control method thereof: Provided herein are a user input device, a display apparatus and a control method thereof. The user input device includes at least one touch sense pad which is divided into a plurality of areas which are separated by a boundary; and at least one switch to receive a user's input... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310023 - Portable terminal device and state switching structure of portable terminal device: A portable terminal device comprising an operation unit casing 10 having a key operation unit 15 formed of a key switch and a display unit casing 20 having a display unit and a touch panel 30, in which the display unit casing is laterally positioned with respect to the operation... Agent:

20110310022 - Responsive virtual image labeling of computer keyboards: A user views a keyboard through a transparent plate. Partial reflection of an image source by the plate creates a virtual image, including labels, that appears to be superimposed on the keyboard. The keys themselves may be blank. Hands resting on the keyboard block the user's view of many of... Agent:

20110310028 - Active acoustic touch location for electronic devices: An electronic device has a display, a controller, and a pair of haptic transducers connected to the display. The controller configures the haptic transducers to momentarily vibrate the display. A pair of sensors disposed on the display detects variations caused by the user touch in the vibrations. Based on an... Agent:

20110310044 - Data-processing device and data-processing program with bio-authorization function: A data processing device comprising: a storage unit storing therein a correspondence table in which biometric data pieces are associated one-to-one with different jobs, the biometric data pieces pertaining to respective fingers of a user; a display unit; a designation unit operable to, in accordance with a user operation, designate... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110310026 - Easy word selection and selection ahead of finger: The described embodiments allow for the selection of content in a touch screen display. The method includes detecting a single tap on a word of text in a text editing field in a touch screen, and responsive to the single tap selecting the word of text in whole. In another... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310047 - Event recognition: A device detects a sequence of sub-events as part of a touch event associated with a view, determines that the sequence does not correspond to one or more predefined sequences of sub-events for the view associated with the touch event, and, in accordance with a determination that the sequence does... Agent:

20110310043 - Haptic feedback system with stored effects: A haptic feedback system that includes a controller, a memory coupled to the controller, an actuator drive circuit coupled to the controller, and an actuator coupled to the actuator drive circuit. The memory stores at least one haptic effect that is executed by the controller in order to create a... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20110310030 - Information handling system dual mode touch enabled secondary display: A dual mode touchscreen display disposed in an information handling system chassis proximate a keyboard selectively presents images from information generated by a central processing unit or from information generated by a secondary processor associated with the touchscreen display. An operating system executing on the central processor unit presents information... Agent:

20110310034 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product: According to an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a detecting unit that detects an operation to first and second touch panels respectively provided above first and second display; a determining unit that determines, when the detecting unit detects a selection operation for selecting a region of a screen on... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110310049 - Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program: Upon recognizing that an operation has been made as to the operating face of a touch panel (3C) where the contact portion of a finger is changed from the ball of the finger to the fingertip while keeping the finger in contact herewith, a music player device (1) estimates that... Agent:

20110310042 - Inputting symbols into an electronic device having a touch-screen: A graphical user interface for inputting symbols into an electronic device, especially a portable consumer device like a terminal for use in a mobile communication network according to GSM, GPRS, UMTS and/or LTE standard, including a display for representing a plurality of selectable keys of a keyboard on the touch-screen,... Agent:

20110310038 - Method and apparatus for correcting touch coordinates in touch system: A method of operating a touch system comprises storing a lookup table for correcting a touch coordinate value of a touch panel, acquiring touch data generated in response to a touch conductor on the touch panel and calculating the touch coordinate value from the acquired touch data, measuring a size... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310039 - Method and apparatus for user-adaptive data arrangement/classification in portable terminal: A method and an apparatus for user-adaptive data arrangement/classification in a portable terminal. The method preferably includes: displaying all data elements stored in the portable terminal, and setting arrangement priorities of the displayed data elements by giving a tag to each displayed data element. Each displayed data element is captured... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310027 - Method, system, and program product for no-look digit entry in a multi-touch device: A method, device, and program product are provided for no-look entry of digits in a multi-touch device. A multi-touch screen of the multi-touch device senses an initializing combination of at least one touch. A no-look digit entry application assigns a binary value to each touched location. The multi-touch screen detects... Agent: International Business Machines Corp.

20110310048 - Mobile terminal and method for controlling the same: Disclosed is a mobile terminal and a method for controlling the same. The mobile terminal includes a body having a wireless communication module, a display unit disposed on one surface of the body, displaying one or more icons thereon, and configured to have a touch input thereon, and a controller... Agent:

20110310032 - Pixel array and display panel having the same: A pixel array including a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines disposed crossing the scan lines to define a plurality of sub-pixel regions; at least a controlling structure, disposed in one of the sub-pixel regions and electrically connected to one of the scan lines and data... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110310029 - Portable multi-touch input device: A portable input device is described. The portable input device can wirelessly send control signals to an external circuit. The control signals can derive from touch or gestures applied to a touch sensitive surface. The control signals can also include a mouse click equivalent control signal generated by mechanical manipulation... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110310024 - Portable terminal device and display control method: The present invention aims at providing a portable terminal device that can be held in one hand and that enables enhancement of operability when a touch panel or a touch pad is operated by the hand. The portable terminal device according to the present invention includes a display section 11... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110310045 - Portable terminal device and input device: An input indication corresponding to operation intended by a user in a touch pad can be conducted, and operability can be improved. A tip coordinate Y of a touch region is calculated by a tip coordinate calculation unit 21 and a center coordinate y of the touch region is calculated... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110310033 - Sensing display device: A sensing display device including a display panel and a sensing element is provided. The display panel includes at least a plurality of pixel units, and the pixel units are arranged along a primary direction. The sensing element is disposed on the pixel units and includes at least a plurality... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110310031 - Stylus settings: Stylus settings 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 the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310040 - System and method for finger resolution in touch screens: System and methods for determining multiple interactions with a digitizer sensor are provided. Entries in a matrix may be provided based on measured and reference values associated with junctions in a digitizer sensor. An entry associated with at least two extreme values related to respective at least to dimensions of... Agent:

20110310041 - Testing a touch-input program: Methods and systems are disclosed that allow automated testing of an application program that is configured to receive a touch input. A testing mechanism can be configured to identify the touch input that is designed to produce a specified result. The testing mechanism can generate one or more signals simulating... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110310046 - Touch event model: A device with a touch-sensitive surface detects a touch on the touch-sensitive surface, determines that the touch is cancelled, and in accordance with a determination that the touch is cancelled, sends a touch cancel event to at least one of the one or more applications. Also disclosed is a device... Agent:

20110310036 - Touch panel and pixel aray thereof: A pixel array includes a plurality of pixels, data lines, readout lines and gate lines, wherein a data line and a readout line are alternatively disposed between every two adjacent pixels; two pixels adjacent to each data line are coupled to the same data line but coupled to different gate... Agent: Hannstar Display Corp.

20110310037 - Touch screen sensor and patterned substrate having overlaid micropatterns with low visibility: Presently described are articles such as antennas, EMI shields, and touch screen sensors as well as patterned substrates having overlaid micropatterns with low visibility. Also described are methods of determining the visibility of a patterned substrate. In one embodiment, a patterned substrate is described comprising a visible light transparent substrate;... Agent:

20110310035 - Touch sensible display device: A touch sensible display device includes a display panel. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels, a plurality of image data lines transferring image data signals to the plurality of pixels and each positioned between two neighboring pixels, a plurality of image scanning lines transferring image scanning signals to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310025 - Touch-screen panel and related methods: This document discloses, systems, methods, and articles of manufacture, related to position sensors and uses of such sensors. Multiple panels can be arranged in close proximity to one another and one or more sense or drives lines associated with each respective panel can be associated with a control circuit of... Agent: Atmel Corporation

20110310054 - Capacitive touchscreen signal acquisition without panel reset: Various embodiments of readout circuits are disclosed where no touchscreen or touch panel recharge is required, and the amount of time available for signal acquisition is twice that relative to prior art touchscreen or touch panel readout circuits. Voltage offsets of the integrating amplifiers may be compensated for by notch... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20110310052 - Capacitive touchscreen system with switchable charge acquisition circuit: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of a capacitive touchscreen system which includes switchable charge acquisition circuits and corresponding charge integrator circuits for sensing mutual capacitances associated with a touchscreen. Various embodiments of the switchable charge acquisition circuits and corresponding charge integrator circuits provide lower power consumption, increased operational stability, substantially... Agent: Avago Technologies Ecbu (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20110310053 - Conductive polymer composition for transparent electrode and touch panel using the same: This invention relates to a conductive polymer composition for a transparent electrode and a touch panel using the same. The conductive polymer composition for a transparent electrode includes a polythiophene derivative, at least one dopant, at least one binder, and the remainder solvent. When the transparent electrode formed of the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110310050 - Dual-view display operating method: A dual-view display operating method for operating a dual-view display that delivers different images to viewers on the right and left respectively and that has multiple sensors in multiple peripheral sides thereof by: sensing the approaching of an object by the sensors to produce a heading value corresponding to the... Agent: Holy Stone Enterprise Co., Ltd.

20110310056 - Electronic blackboard: An electronic blackboard comprises an addressable light-emitting board and a touch panel. The touch panel is stacked on the surface of the addressable light-emitting board. The touch panel includes a plurality of sensing areas arranged in an array, and the addressable light-emitting board includes a plurality of light-emitting areas corresponding... Agent: Arolltech Co., Ltd.

20110310055 - Haptic feedback actuator, haptic feedback device and electronic device: There is provided a haptic feedback actuator according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, including: a vibrating plate provided on one surface of a haptic device to transfer vibrations; and an actuator provided on the haptic device and including a composite layer in which a sensing electrode providing... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co.

20110310058 - Object display device: An object display device is disclosed. An object display device includes a display unit, a detection unit and a control unit. The display unit is configured to display an object. The detection unit is configured to detect a location and a load of a pressing to the display unit. The... Agent:

20110310051 - Reduction of electromagnetic interference in a capacitive touchscreen system: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of circuits and methods for reducing electromagnetic interference in mutual capacitance measurement or sensing systems, devices, components and methods such as capacitive touchscreens. Charge integrator circuits and switched capacitance filtering circuits are disclosed that improve the signal-to-noise ratio (or the ratio of a desired sensed... Agent: Avago Technologies Ecbu (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20110310057 - Substrate and manufacture method thereof, liquid crystal display, and touch addressing method: An array substrate comprises a sub-pixel and a touch-sensitive pixel. The touch-sensitive pixel comprises a sensing TFT, a capacitor, a switching element and a signal line. The drain electrode of the sensing TFT is connected to a first terminal of the capacitor; a first terminal of the switching element is... Agent: Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20110310059 - Touch sensor, display device with touch sensor, and method of generating location data: A display device with a touch sensor according to the present invention includes an active matrix substrate and a transparent counter electrode. On a first surface of the active matrix substrate, multiple pixel electrodes are arranged in matrix. The transparent counter electrode is opposed to the first surface of the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110310063 - Input-output device and method for driving input-output device: Accuracy of photodetection is improved. An input-output device includes a light unit including Z (Z is a natural number of 3 or more) first light-emitting diodes that emit light with a wavelength in a visible light range and a second light-emitting diode that emits light with a wavelength in an... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110310062 - Input-output device and method for driving the same: To increase the light detection accuracy, a method for driving an input-output device that includes a first light unit, a second light unit, a display circuit, and Y light detection circuits (Y is a natural number of 2 or more) is proposed. The same light-detection control signal is input to... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110310060 - Light uniforming system for projecting type touch control apparatus: The present invention discloses a light uniforming system for projecting type touch control apparatus. This system comprises at least one infrared light source to generate an infrared light. At least one light-guiding device is optically coupled to the infrared light source to guide the infrared light to at least one... Agent: Nlighten Trading (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

20110310061 - Method for driving input-output device, and input-output device: Accuracy of photodetection is improved. A method for driving an input-output device which includes a light unit, a display circuit, and Y (Y is a natural number of 2 or more) photodetectors is provided. The same photodetection control signal is input to the Y photodetectors. The light unit is lit... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110310064 - User interfaces and associated apparatus and methods: Apparatus for a touch sensor, the apparatus comprising circuitry for processing signaling to determine the detection of touch input, wherein the circuitry for processing is arranged to detect touch input by comparing touch signaling with one or more reference thresholds, and wherein the circuitry for processing is arranged to perform... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110310066 - Digital pen: A digital pen, which comprises an ink cartridge with a writing tip for marking a surface; a camera system for capturing images of the surface in order to digitally record pen strokes formed on the surface, and a detachable cap to be placed at a writing end of the digital... Agent: Anoto Ab

20110310065 - Stylus retaining mechanism for portable electronic device: A stylus retaining mechanism for portable electronic device includes a housing and a locking assembly. The housing includes a fixing portion, an opening and a receiving chamber communicating with the opening. The receiving chamber is configured to receive a stylus, the housing included. The locking assembly is attached to the... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110310067 - Portable electronic equipment and method for controlling startup of application thereof: Provided is a portable electronic equipment which gives a feeling of speedy operation free from strange feeling, and has a function operability which is more suitable to the actual usage pattern of a user. A portable electronic equipment is provided with a casing, a rotary dial section (41) rotatably fixed... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110310068 - Display device: A display device includes a display part, an electrode that applies a pulse to a pixel of the display part, and a control part that controls the application of the pulse, the control part controls the position of the electrode that applies the pulse so as to change at irregular... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110310069 - Display device: In one example embodiment, a display device for suppressing reflected light includes a driving circuit and a display region which includes a plurality of pixels. In one example embodiment, the plurality of pixels includes a first pixel having a first light emitting element which includes a first light emitting portion... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110310070 - Image splitting in a multi-monitor system: A multi-monitor display driver that splits a received video image into multiple images for display on separate monitors. The driver includes a line buffer where data from a received image is written. Monitor interfaces can receive data from a portion of the line buffer corresponding to the interface to split... Agent:

20110310072 - Display panel and display device: A display part (1) for detecting an external input by means of a photo sensor (8) includes an active matrix substrate (4) including the photo sensor (8), an opposite substrate (6) facing the active matrix substrate (4), a liquid crystal layer (5) interposed between the active matrix substrate (4) and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110310071 - Energy efficient display system: A display for that includes an ambient light sensor suitable to receive ambient light such that the display modifies its power usage based upon the amount of light sensed by the ambient light sensor. An energy interface receives an energy signal from a location remote to the display indicative of... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20110310073 - Portable terminal, display control program, and display control method: A mobile terminal controls a display unit to display a first image in a first display area at a first luminance and to display a second image in a second display area at the first luminance, under a first condition in which brightness measured by a optical sensor is lower... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110310074 - Bidirectional shift register and image display device using the same: A bidirectional shift register outputs pulses from a plurality of cascaded unit register circuits in a shift order which is one of a forward direction and a reverse direction. A λth stage of unit register circuit (38) has two set terminals connected to respective outputs of (λ−1)th and (λ+1)th stages... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20110310080 - Drive circuit, drive method, and display device: Provided is a drive circuit including a PDAC and an NDAC that respectively select a positive gray scale voltage and a negative gray scale voltage according to gray scale data, a positive Amp and a negative Amp, an output selection switch that inverts outputs of the positive Amp and the... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20110310075 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display includes a gate line; a data line intersecting and insulated from the gate line; a common voltage line separated from the gate line and the data line to transfer a predetermined voltage; a first switching element connected to the gate line and the data line; a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310078 - Liquid crystal display device and television set: A backlight includes light emitting diodes; a substrate on which light emitting diodes are mounted; and a reflection sheet. The surface on which the light emitting diodes are mounted of the substrate is opposed to a rear surface of the liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display panel and... Agent: Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.

20110310076 - Organic light emitting display and power supply for the same: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display including: a display unit including pixels; and a power supply unit including: an output terminal; a reference terminal having an insulated output; and a bias circuit generating a first power source voltage from a received input voltage and supplying a second power source... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110310077 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel has a simple structure and compensates for a threshold voltage of a driving transistor. An organic light emitting display device includes the pixel, which includes: an organic light emitting diode; a first transistor having a second electrode coupled to the organic light emitting diode and a first electrode... Agent:

20110310079 - Pixel circuit and display apparatus including the same: A pixel circuit includes a first transistor that supplies a data signal to a first node in response to a scan signal. The pixel circuit may also include a capacitor that is connected between the first node and a ground voltage and a detecting unit that is connected in parallel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310083 - Display device and method for driving the same: A display device including self-luminous emitting elements configured to suppress a display unevenness due to a transistor variation and reduce a noise when transmitting a gradation data to a pixel circuit, wherein the pixel circuit includes a driving transistor and a first switch transistor electrically connecting a gate electrode of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110310082 - Electrophoretic display apparatus and method of data transfer thereof: The electrophoretic display apparatus includes a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, an electrophoresis layer, and a driving module. The driving module has an adsorption mode and a display mode. When an adsorption mode is activated, a first voltage difference is formed between the first electrode layer and the... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110310081 - Multi-display system and method thereof: A display displays a plurality of sequential image; each sequential image of the plurality of sequential images has corresponding gratings. When the display displays the sequential image of the plurality of sequential images, the gratings are turned on. When the display displays another sequential image of the plurality of sequential... Agent:

20110310084 - Light emitting device and method for driving thereof: An object of the present invention is to provide a display device consuming lower amounts of power. The display device determines whether or not video signals corresponding to all of pixels in one row of a plurality of pixels are equal to one another. In a case where the video... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110310085 - Image display device, electronic apparatuse using the same, display output control method for image display device, and output control program thereof: Provided is a display device having a viewing angle changing function, which is capable of preventing leakage of information displayed on a display screen even when there is a fault generated in changing the viewing angle. The image display device including a viewing angle changing element capable of changing a... Agent: Nec Lcd Technologies, Ltd.

20110310094 - Apparatus and method for manipulating image: An image manipulation apparatus for displaying a three-dimensional image of an object displayed on a display apparatus in correspondence with orientation of a mobile apparatus includes: an orientation information processor configured to generate orientation displacement information corresponding to orientation of the mobile apparatus; a renderer configured to generate a rendering... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20110310090 - Data modulation method and liquid crystal display device using the same: A data modulation method comprises, comparing left eye image data during a (4N+1)-th frame period with previous frame data, selecting a preliminary modulation value for a left eye image, preliminarily modulating the left eye image data during the (4N+1)-th frame period to reach the preliminary modulation value for the left... Agent:

20110310093 - Display apparatus and 3d image acquisition-examination method thereof: A display apparatus providing a three-dimensional (3D) image acquisition-examination mode is disclosed. The display apparatus includes a display unit to display a 3D examination test shape for examining a degree of 3D image acquisition, a user interface unit to allow a user to input a degree of the user's acquisition... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310098 - Image display apparatus, image generation apparatus, image display method, image generation method, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program: An image display apparatus according to one aspect of the present invention that is capable of providing an image display apparatus is able to efficiently achieve 2D/3D mixed representation while suppressing data transmission amount. The image display apparatus refers to shape information 1002 and an area of interest image signal... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110310092 - Image display device and use thereof: An image display device has a matrix screen having a plurality of pixels arranged in columns and a periodic grating arranged in front of the matrix screen having a structure extending parallel to the columns. A lateral direction grating period corresponds to a whole number multiple of adjacent column spacing... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20110310097 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, recording method, and recording medium: Provided is an image processing apparatus that stereoscopically displays a two-dimensional image, comprising a generating section that generates a left-side image and a right-side image by shifting the two-dimensional image left and right in a display region; and an output section that outputs the left-side image to a left eye... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20110310088 - Personalized navigation through virtual 3d environments: Personalized navigation technique embodiments are presented that generally involve providing personalized navigation through a virtual three-dimensional (3D) environment. In one general embodiment this is accomplished by inputting a representation of a virtual 3D environment that is to be navigated, along with a number of user specified navigation preferences, and outputting... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310086 - System and method for generating computer rendered cloth: A system, method and computer software program on a computer readable medium for loading cloth modeling data, generating an environmental model, generating a basic cloth model, and generating sections of a cloth surface model based on the basic cloth model and the cloth modeling data. The sections of the cloth... Agent:

20110310095 - Three dimensional processing circuit and processing method: A three dimensional processing circuit and processing method is disclosed. In the present invention, a key depth is obtained to change an OSD location by analyzing the key image information in the 3D image. Therefore, the disadvantages of the conventional 3D processing circuit and processing method are fixed so as... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

20110310099 - Three-dimensional image processing apparatus and method of controlling the same: A 3D image processing apparatus which generates a left-eye image signal and a right-eye image signal for stereoscopic vision, including: a blend ratio determination unit which determines, for each of a plurality of objects which are displayed in layers, a blend ratio that is used in synthesizing images, at each... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110310096 - Timing control unit and apparatus and method for displaying using the same: Provided are a timing control unit and method for adjusting a speed of a system and a display apparatus and method using the same. The display apparatus includes: a panel unit including a plurality of cells and a plurality of electrodes for driving the plurality of cells; and a driving... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310087 - User interface transition between camera view and map view: A user interface transition between a camera view and a map view displayed on a mobile platform is provided so as present a clear visual connection between the orientation in the camera view and the orientation in the map view. The user interface transition may be in response to a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110310089 - Viewpoint change on a display device based on movement of the device: Embodiments of the disclosed technology comprise a handheld display device with built-in accelerometer and, in some embodiments, compass. The display of a human figure is changed based on a change in viewpoint/orientation of the device. That is, upon detecting a change in viewpoint (e.g., viewing angle, tilt, roll, or pitch... Agent: Celsia, LLC

20110310091 - Aerial image generating apparatus, aerial image generating method, and storage medium having aerial image generating program stored therein: An objective is to provide a road image including no features such as trees and tunnels hiding or covering a road surface. A mobile measuring apparatus 200 installed in a vehicle may acquire a distance and orientation point cloud 291, a camera image 292, GPS observation information 293, a gyro... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110310101 - Pillar grid conversion: One or more computer-readable media include computer-executable instructions to instruct a computing system to access data that define a pillar grid where pillar nodes of the pillar grid define logical cells of a reservoir model, partition the pillar grid into subvolumes, build surfaces to define boundaries for each of the... Agent: Schlumberger Technology Corporation

20110310100 - Three-dimensional shape user interface for media content delivery systems and methods: Exemplary three-dimensional (“3-D”) shape user interfaces for media content delivery systems and methods are disclosed. An exemplary method includes a media content delivery computing system maintaining data representative of a 3-D shape model including a plurality of shape faces, dynamically selecting, in accordance with a shape content selection heuristic, display... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.

20110310102 - Systems and methods for subdividing and storing vertex data: Systems and methods for subdividing patches and storing control points are described. At least one embodiment is a method for storing vertex data in a graphics processor. The method comprises receiving a patch to be tessellated, subdividing the patch into a plurality of triangles, and identifying control points of each... Agent: Via Technologies, Inc.

20110310103 - Type-setting method for a text image file: The present invention discloses a type-setting method for a text image file, which comprises steps of: dividing the text image file into a plurality of character-string images along a first direction according to the reading sequence; dividing each character-string image into a plurality of independent and individual character images along... Agent:

20110310104 - Digital comic book frame transition method: A method is provided in which, during a first period of time, first data relating to a first frame of a digital comic book are displayed via an electronic display device. The displayed first data includes a first content element. During a second period of time, second data relating to... Agent:

20110310105 - Processing of graphics data of a server system for transmission: Methods, systems and apparatuses for selecting graphics data of a server system for transmission are disclosed. One method includes reading data from graphics memory of the server system. The data read from the graphics memory is placed in a transmit buffer if the data is being read for the first... Agent: Thinci Inc.

20110310106 - System and method for interfacing graphical information with an information handling system wireless transceiver: Wireless communication of display information between an information handling system and display is supported by a direct connection between a graphics system of the information handling system and a transceiver of the information handling system. For example, the graphics system outputs pixel level display information through a cable directly to... Agent:

20110310107 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus, including a first processing unit capable of processing an image, a second processing unit capable of processing the image in parallel for each unit dividing the image, and a controller section configured to perform a control to select one of the first processing... Agent:

20110310108 - Information processing system, information processing method, and information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a graphics processing unit capable of dividing processing on an image into a plurality of threads, and executing processing on the image, a determining section configured to search for a thread parameter with which the graphics processing unit is capable of executing processing at the... Agent:

20110310110 - Synthetic image and video generation from ground truth data: A system and a method are disclosed for generating video. Object information is received. A path of motion of the object relative to a reference point is generated. A series of images and ground for a reference frame are generated from the ground truth and the generated path. A system... Agent: Ricoh Co., Ltd.

20110310109 - Visual previews: Visual animation platforms may allow users to develop visual media projects, such as movies. Many visual animation platforms may provide animation effects that may be applied to visual elements of a visual media project. Unfortunately, current techniques for providing a preview of an animation effect may be limited. Accordingly, one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310111 - Method for providing texture effect and display apparatus applying the same: A method of providing a texture effect and a display apparatus applying the same are provided. The display apparatus includes: an image processor which generates a texture that is brightness values and adds the texture to an image; and a display unit which displays the texture-added image. Accordingly, a user... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310114 - Display apparatus and npr processing method applied thereto: A display apparatus and a Non-Photorealistic Rendering process (NPR) are provided. The display apparatus includes: an image processor which processes an NPR with respect to an image so that brightness of a pixel having a brightness value less than a predetermined brightness value is reduced and a brightness of a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310113 - Displaying generated changes to an image file: Editing an image file is disclosed. Editing includes generating a plurality of machine generated changes to the image file, individually displaying each of the plurality of machine generated changes, and selectively implementing at least one of the plurality of machine generated changes.... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20110310112 - Method for statistical visualization of client service events: i

20110310115 - Lookup tables for text rendering: Systems and methods are provided for improved filtering and correcting of glyphs on a GPU. The computational intensity required for filtering and/or rendering can be reduced by pre-calculating some or all of the calculations needed for converting coverage data into corrected pixel values. Additional efficiencies may be realized in some... Agent: Micosoft Corporation

20110310116 - Method for converting input image data into output image data, image conversion unit for converting input image data into output image data, image processing apparatus, display device: In a method, unit and display device the input image signal is split into a regional contrast signal (VRC) and a detail signal (VD), followed by stretching separately the dynamic ranges for both signals, wherein the dynamic range for the regional contrast signal is stretched with a higher stretch ratio... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110310118 - Ink lag compensation techniques: Ink lag compensation techniques are described. In implementations, an input is recognized by a computing device as an ink stroke to be rendered on a display device of the computing device. An extension is predicted, by the computing device, to be applied to the ink stroke that is likely to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310117 - Localized layout and routing in an interactive diagramming system: Embodiments are directed to determining an appropriate neighborhood region for updating a node layout of an interactive diagramming system. A computer system receives an input indicating at least one change to various selected nodes displayed in the interactive diagramming system, where the changes to the selected nodes affect the positions... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310119 - Image display apparatus, image display method and program: There is provided an image display apparatus including an acquisition unit for acquiring image data of an original image and cut frame information for designating a range of a cut image cut from the original image, a calculation unit for calculating a length of a perpendicular line from a corner... Agent:

20110310120 - Techniques to present location information for social networks using augmented reality: Techniques to present location information using augmented reality are described. An apparatus may comprise an augmentation system operative to augment an image with information for an individual, the image having a virtual object representing a real object. The augmentation system may comprise a location component operative to determine location information... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310123 - Image display device, display controlling method and program: There is provided an image display device, including a first obtaining unit for obtaining a first image, a second obtaining unit for obtaining a second image to be superimposed on the first image, a reproducing unit for generating an output image by superimposing the second image on the first image... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110310121 - Multi-layered displays: A method, system, computer software and display for generating and displaying a target image (14) on a multi-layered display (1). The target image (14) includes a graphical object (9) displayed on a first display layer (2) of the multi-layered display (1) and contextual elements (10) displayed on a second display... Agent: Pure Depth Limited

20110310122 - Remote instruction system, remote instruction method, and program product therefor: A remote instruction system includes an attention image outputting portion that projects an annotation image and an attention image from a projecting portion onto a captured area of an image capturing portion that captures an image of an object, the annotation image being created on the basis of the image... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110310124 - Image processing method for brush effect and display apparatus applying the same: An image processing method and a display apparatus using the same are provided. The image processing method includes: selecting a first pixel of an inputted image as a pixel for processing; selecting a second pixel from among pixels in proximity to the first pixel; and performing a brush effect processing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310125 - Compartmentalizing focus area within field of view: A system and method are disclosed for selectively focusing on certain areas of interest within an imaged scene to gain more image detail within those areas. In general, the present system identifies areas of interest from received image data, which may for example be detected areas of movement within the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110310127 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an image input module, an enlargement module and an output module. The image input module is configured to input an image and information of a focus point of the image. The enlargement module is configured to enlarge a part around the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110310126 - Method and system for interacting with datasets for display: Methods and systems for interacting with datasets for display are provided. One method includes displaying information on a display having a surface viewable by a user and receiving a user input at a surface of a multi-touch sensitive device. The surface of the multi-touch sensitive device is a different surface... Agent:

20110310129 - Device and method for providing application arrangement display rule, and application execution terminal device, and display method therefor: To make it possible to display an application that is suitable for specific circumstances of a specific user, from among a large number of applications, without complicating a rule file and without increasing its capacity. An application execution terminal acquires context information from received sensor information, acquires an arrangement display... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110310128 - Image display and organic light-emitting display including image shift unit: An image display is disclosed. In one embodiment, the display includes a first display panel comprising i) a first image display portion configured to display a first image and ii) a light transmissive portion formed outside the first image display portion and configured to display a second image. The display... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110310131 - Apparatus and method to enhance legibility of images shown on a display: A display system and method for improving legibility of images viewed on a passive display in a bright environment, including apparatus and method for increasing or maintaining the range of grey levels for the image as viewed on the display and decreasing the number of grey levels used in that... Agent: Fergason Patent Properties, LLC

20110310134 - Display device: A display device with an illumination unit that causes a plurality of LED to emit light as a back-light of a liquid crystal panel that comprises a temperature calculating unit that detects a forward voltage drop of the LED, and calculates the temperature of the LED based on the detected... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20110310130 - Display sheet, display device, electronic device, and display sheet driving method: A method for driving a display sheet having a display layer having storage portions containing first particles and second particles includes a reset period having a first period in which the second particles are moved to one surface and also the first particles are moved to the other surface and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110310133 - Driving method of liquid crystal display device: To improve the quality of a liquid crystal display device, writing of an image signal and lighting of a backlight are sequentially performed not in the whole pixel portion of the liquid crystal display device but in each given region of the pixel portion. Thus, the frequency of input of... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110310137 - Image display device: The present invention provides an image display device comprising data lines each supplying a data signal, and a plurality of pixel circuits. Each of the pixel circuits includes a light-emitting element, a capacitor which stores a difference in potential caused by the data signal therein, a drive transistor which has... Agent:

20110310136 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and a driving method thereof are provided. The LCD includes: a display panel part including a pixel, the pixel including a plurality of sub-pixels; a panel driver which drives the sub-pixels; a backlight part which emits a light of different colors to the display panel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110310135 - Liquid crystal display capable of reducing residual images during a power-off process and/or a power-on process of the lcd: An LCD includes a liquid crystal panel having pixel electrodes, a timing controller for receiving image signals, a data driving circuit for receiving the timing control signals, the data signals and a predetermined voltage, converting the data signals into corresponding data voltages, and providing the data voltages to the pixel... Agent: Innocom Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110310132 - Method for driving liquid crystal display device: Image quality of a field-sequential liquid crystal display device is improved by increasing the frequency of input of an image signal. Among pixels arranged in matrix, image signals are concurrently supplied to pixels provided in a plurality of rows. Thus, the frequency of input of an image signal to each... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

  
12/15/2011 > 139 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110304522 - Dynamic edid generation: A multi-monitor display driver that provides consolidated EDID data is provided. The display driver reads the EDID data from the one or more monitors coupled to the driver, determines a consolidated EDID data that is compatible with each of the monitors, and writes the EDID data to an EDID memory... Agent:

20110304523 - Coincident fasteners for configurable imaging systems: A coincident fastener for use with a display unit of a configurable imaging system, comprising a screw for insertion through the display unit, wherein the screw includes a head portion, a threaded male portion at an end of the screw opposite the head portion, and an anti-rotation locking mechanism for... Agent: Christie Digital Systems Usa, Inc.

20110304524 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal comprises a display panel, a plurality of light sources spaced from one another; a light guide to receive light from the light sources; and a quantum dot filter between the light sources and the light guide.... Agent:

20110304525 - Display device and electronic device: It is an object of the present invention to provide a display device in which a reverse current sufficient enough to insulate a short-circuited point flows and a transistor using amorphous silicon is used is applied. The display device includes a switching transistor that controls an input of a video... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110304526 - Liquid crystal display device: Each of pixels of a liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a reflective region R and a transmissive region T. A pixel electrode 14 includes a reflective pixel electrode 15 and a transparent pixel electrode 14. The liquid crystal display device includes a pair of vertical... Agent:

20110304527 - Computer-implemented methods, carrier media, and systems for displaying an image of at least a portion of a wafer: Various computer-implemented methods, carrier media, and systems for displaying an image of at least a portion of a wafer are provided. One computer-implemented method for displaying an image of at least a portion of a wafer includes separately storing different portions of an image of substantially an entire wafer acquired... Agent:

20110304528 - Liquid crystal display device: a difference between a proportion of liquid crystal molecules aligned in directions at angles of from 20° to 60° and angles of from −60° to −20° to the surface of the one of the substrates during white display relative to all liquid crystal molecules contained in the liquid crystal layer,... Agent:

20110304529 - Display element: A display element includes a first electrode including conductive lines, a second electrode, and a dielectric layer on the first electrode. The dielectric layer has recess regions therein exposing at least portions of the conductive lines. The display element includes a fluid with colorant particles between the first electrode and... Agent:

20110304530 - 2d/3d image switching display device: A 2D/3D image switching display device includes an image display unit and an image switching unit coupled to the image display unit. The image switching unit includes first and second transparent substrates and first and second transparent conducting elements installed on the first and second transparent substrates respectively. An electrochromic... Agent: J Touch Corporation

20110304532 - Image capturing and display apparatus and method: Provided is a display apparatus and method. The display apparatus may sense light reflected from an object and passed through a display panel, and may control a power of a backlight unit depending on whether the light has passed through the display panel.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110304531 - Method and system for interfacing and interaction with location-aware devices: A system and a method of using the system includes a motion detection subsystem for detecting a motions applied to a computing device about one or more axes. A storage subsystem stores motion command definitions. A motion processing subsystem is included for characterizing the motions, retrieving command definitions, comparing the... Agent:

20110304533 - Stereoscopic image display device: Disclosed is a stereoscopic image display device which detects movement of moving viewers from among multiple viewers and enables the multiple viewers to observe a stereoscopic image even if the moving viewers change positions, the stereoscopic image display device includes a display panel corresponding to one switchable region to emit... Agent:

20110304534 - Writing stroke recognition apparatus, mobile terminal and method for realizing spatial writing: A writing stroke recognition apparatus, a mobile terminal and a method for realizing spatial writing are provided. By acquiring and analyzing the writing movement amount information, the present invention utilizes the preset corresponding relationship between the movement amount information and stroke information, and the preset corresponding relationship between the movement... Agent: Zte Corporation

20110304535 - Coordinate input apparatus: According to one aspect of the invention, a coordinate input apparatus for calculating a position of an object positioned on an input area comprises: a light projecting unit; retroreflecting members arranged along two opposite sides of a rectangular area including the input area, and having a reflecting surface which reflects... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110304536 - Display power saving method and electronic system: A display power saving method for an electronic system includes a display including a light emitting diode panel. The display power saving method comprises detecting whether a pointing device exists in the electronic system, obtaining the location of a pointer controlled by the pointing device when detecting the pointing device... Agent:

20110304537 - Auto-correction for mobile receiver with pointing technology: A mobile station and unattached work area is used with an electronic pen, which includes a transmitter, such as an acoustic transmitter. The mobile station includes a receiver that receives signals from the transmitter and orientation sensors that detect movement of the mobile station. The position of the receiver is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110304540 - Image generation system, image generation method, and information storage medium: An image generation system includes an image information acquisition section that acquires image information from an image sensor, a motion information acquisition section that acquires motion information about an operator based on the image information from the image sensor, an object control section that moves an object in a movement... Agent: Namco Bandai Games Inc.

20110304541 - Method and system for detecting gestures: A method and system for detecting user interface gestures that includes obtaining an image from an imaging unit; identifying object search area of the images; detecting at least a first gesture object in the search area of an image of a first instance; detecting at least a second gesture object... Agent:

20110304538 - Optical pointing device and electronic device including the optical pointing device: An inclined plane (13) of a prism (12) serving as a light-direction changing element transmits and refracts light emitted from an LED light source (16) so that a contact surface (11) is illuminated with the light thus refracted. The light is diffusely-reflected from an object which is in contact with... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110304539 - Remote controlling apparatus and method for controlling the same: Disclosed are a remote controlling apparatus and a method for controlling the same, the apparatus capable of intuitively and conveniently controlling a display apparatus and capable of simply and precisely performing a text input, by controlling activation of a text input unit based on tilt information of the remote controlling... Agent:

20110304546 - Electronic braille typing interface: A user interface system for entry of Braille input to electronic devices comprises a module with a single set of six tactile keys arranged in a 6 dot Braille configuration. The user interface system is configured to recognize data entered therein by user contact with one or more of the... Agent:

20110304544 - Handwriting input device: A handwriting input device includes a housing and a nib selectively exposed from a bottom side of the housing or hidden in the housing. The device further includes a pressure sensor, a motion sensor, and a microcontroller. The pressure sensor generates pressure signals when the nib is depressed. The motion... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110304545 - Input system combining a mouse and a planar sensing device: A planar sensing device is coupled to a host and connected to a mouse. When at least one object triggers the planar sensing device, the planar sensing device determines motion of the object according to variation of a sound, a temperature, an electric field, a pressure, a light path, and/or... Agent:

20110304542 - Multi purpose remote control with display: A device for remotely controlling a media device is provided. A related system and method is included. The device includes a body, circuitry and multiple control input mechanisms generating and sending control signals to a media device by wireless communications. The multiple control input mechanisms include a keyboard, mouse, directional... Agent:

20110304543 - Wireless mouse capable controlling multiple computing devices: A method to implement a wireless mouse capable of controlling multiple computing devices is disclosed. The disclosed wireless mouse has a means to store identifications of multiple signal receivers which are each connected to or are each part of a computing device; the disclosed wireless mouse has a means to... Agent:

20110304548 - Mouse provided with a dot pattern reading function: To provide a mouse having a mousse function of being able to input relative position information and a function of being able to input absolute position information while enabling a user to accurately designate a reading position of a code by visual recognition. The mouse is an information input device... Agent:

20110304547 - Planarized laser mouse: A planarized laser mouse includes left and right base plates; insulative left and right plate members on the left and right base plates respectively, each plate member comprising stop and retaining grooves; left and right scissor-shaped structure assemblies each having at least one scissor-shaped structure pivotably secured to the stop... Agent: Sunrex Technology Corp.

20110304549 - Multi-color track ball for use in gaming applications: An opto-mechanical trackball assembly is disclosed with increased functionality. In accordance with an important feature of the invention, a plurality of polychromatic light sources, such as polychromatic LEDs (also known as RGB LEDs), are spaced apart and disposed adjacent the trackball. Such polychromatic LEDs can provide up to 256 colors... Agent: Suzo-happ Group

20110304550 - Auto-morphing adaptive user interface device and methods: An adaptive user interface device capable of implementing multiple modes of input and configuration may adapt to current user inputs, and may include configuration changes. In an aspect, an adaptive user interface device may be configured for a finger sensing in a touchpad mode, and configured for stylus sensing in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110304551 - Electronic device: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing, an input device, a sliding groove and an actuating unit. The input device is disposed on the housing, wherein the input device includes a first input interface and a second input interface, and the first input interface and the... Agent: Wistron Corp.

20110304553 - Handheld electronic device with reduced keyboard and associated method of providing improved disambiguation with reduced degradation of device performance: In view of the foregoing, an improved handheld electronic device having a reduced keyboard provides facilitated language entry by making available to a user certain words that a user may reasonably be expected to enter. Incoming data, such as the text of a message, can be scanned for proper nouns,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110304552 - Multifunctional keyboard for a mobile communication device and method of operating the same: An apparatus and method for telephony tone signal and character code generation for QWERTY keyboards includes a QWERTY style keyboard, a processor and a keyboard mode control software module. The QWERTY style keyboard has a plurality of letter keys, wherein each letter key is configured to generate a unique input... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110304554 - Keypad stiffener and method of manufacture: Embodiments described herein are directed towards a keypad stiffener and a method for manufacturing. The method may include forming a metal plate form. The metal plate form may include a metal grounding plate, at least one detachable island and at least one bridge. A bridge may mechanically connect the metal... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110304555 - Novel character specification system and method that uses a limited number of selection keys: A method and apparatus of identifying and selecting characters from among a plurality of characters. In accordance with one embodiment of the invention, a computer processor electronically enables identification of each of a plurality of characters arranged in a one-dimensional array. Each character is identified by an integer value that... Agent:

20110304556 - Activate, fill, and level gestures: Techniques involving gestures and other functionality are described. In one or more implementations, the techniques describe gestures that are usable to provide inputs to a computing device. A variety of different gestures are contemplated, including an activate gesture, a fill gesture, a level gesture, a jump gesture, a checkmark gesture,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110304560 - Control selection approximation: A method includes displaying a user interface of an application on a device's touch-sensitive display. The user interface includes a plurality of regions, including a respective region at a respective hierarchy level. The respective region has two or more child regions at a hierarchy level below the respective hierarchy level.... Agent:

20110304558 - Electronic device and method of providing tactile feedback: A method includes detecting a sheet corresponding to a plurality of characters on a touch-sensitive input device; detecting, by the touch-sensitive input device, a touch; determining a next character output; in response to determining that the touch is associated with a location on the sheet, which location is associated with... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110304565 - Electronic device with separable module: An electronic device includes a display unit and a main unit; and the main unit includes a separable module and a base. The separable module is provided along two opposite shorter edges with a plurality of hooking elements, and has at least one carrier member located on one side of... Agent: Elitegroup Computer Systems Co., Ltd.

20110304562 - Flexible data entry device: A data entry device includes a flexible base, a receiving module, a rolling mechanism, and a stop mechanism. The receiving module includes a sleeve and a subsidiary cover detachably attached to the sleeve. The base is received in the sleeve. The rolling mechanism rotates the base. One end of the... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110304573 - Gesture recognition using neural networks: An apparatus, method, and a computer program is provided for gesture recognition using neural networks. An initial point is recorded when a user presses a finger on a screen. Subsequent points are recorded and an angle is calculated from point to point as the user periodically moves the finger. A... Agent:

20110304574 - Hand-held device with touchscreen and digital tactile pixels: A hand-held electronic device is disclosed. The device may comprise a case case having one or more major surfaces; a touch screen disposed on one of the major surfaces, the touch screen; a processor operably coupled to the touch screen; and one or more tactile pixels disposed proximate the touch... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC

20110304557 - Indirect user interaction with desktop using touch-sensitive control surface: Described herein are techniques that offer a class of user-interaction styles for indirect user interaction with a two-dimensional virtual space (“desktop”) using touch-sensitive control surface of a user-input device (such as a mobile phone). Some described techniques enable a user to point, pan and scale within a large virtual two-dimensional... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110304567 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a contact detection unit capable of detecting a plurality of contact coordinates on an operation surface, and outputting a contact detection signal as a detection result, a load detection unit for detecting a load applied to the operation surface, and a coordinate... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110304564 - Liquid crystal display device associated with touch panel: To block noise and achieve slimness and integration, a liquid crystal display device includes according to an embodiment a liquid crystal panel including first and second substrates and a liquid crystal layer formed therebetween, a shielding electrode formed throughout the entire rear surface of the second substrate of the liquid... Agent:

20110304571 - Liquid crystal display device associated with touch panel and method for fabricating the same: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display device associated with a touch panel, the device includes a liquid crystal panel having opposite first and second substrates, and a liquid crystal layer formed between the first and second substrates, a plurality of driving electrodes arranged on an outer surface... Agent:

20110304575 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: An electronic device and a method for inputting information through touch input device of an electronic device is provided. The method inputs information including at least one of symbols and characters through touching of a screen displayed on the touch input device, and executes a specific application capable of processing... Agent:

20110304561 - Mobile terminal and displaying method thereof: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the same are provided. The mobile terminal includes a display and a controller partitioning the display into a first region displaying at least a portion of contents capable of being visually outputted on the display and a second region to receive a... Agent:

20110304569 - Panel member having oscillating element: By changing the method of attaching an oscillating element to a panel member, it is made possible to render the construction simple, yet, to provide oscillation to the panel member with uniform and equal drive force. In a panel member 4 having a touch type information inputting function, a reduced-rigidity... Agent: Nissha Printing Co., Ltd.

20110304559 - Portable electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of changing tactile feedback: A method includes detecting touches on a touch-sensitive display, determining force values for the touches, and changing tactile feedback based on the force values.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110304563 - Touch display panel and touch sensor structure thereof: A touch sensor structure includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a first stage, and a conductive spacer. The first substrate and the second substrate are disposed oppositely. The first stage is disposed on the first substrate, facing the second substrate. The first stage includes at least one supporting structure,... Agent:

20110304566 - Touch panel and mobile terminal including the same: A touch panel and mobile terminal including the same are disclosed. The present invention reduces a width of an inactive area of the touch panel, implements a large-scale touchscreen despite maintaining the same width of an inactive area, increments the number of touch channels despite maintaining the same width of... Agent:

20110304568 - Touch screen and manufacturing method thereof: A touch screen according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a transparent conductive material deposited on a top surface of a flexible plastic film; and a metal layer vacuum-deposited on the transparent conductive film. According to the embodiment of the present invention, the touch screen capable of providing... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20110304570 - Touch screen device: A touch screen device is provided that includes a receiving signal processor, an odd number line FIFO, an even number line FIFO, and a first selector. The receiving signal processor processes output signals from receiving electrodes and outputs detection data. The odd number line FIFO and the even number line... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110304572 - Touch-sensitive display device: A touch-sensitive display device has an active display area and a non-active area and includes a touch-sensitive unit, a display unit and a liquid optical adhesive. The touch-sensitive unit has a touch-sensitive region substantially overlapping the active display area, and the display unit is disposed on one side of the... Agent:

20110304576 - Capacitative sensor system: The invention relates to a capacitive sensor system, in particular for detecting the approach of objects and in particular also for gesture recognition. The problem of the present invention is to provide a capacitively operating sensor system, which can be implemented with low component complexity and thus low costs and... Agent:

20110304577 - Capacitive touch screen stylus: In some embodiments, a stylus for providing input to a capacitive touch screen, having a tip including or consisting of conductive felt, which provides a deformable conductive surface for contacting the touch screen. The tip is produced by felting base fibers (which are typically non-conductive) with conductive fibers. In other... Agent: Sp Controls, Inc.

20110304583 - Communication between touch-panel devices: Technologies described herein generally relate to communications between electronic systems. Each electronic system includes a touch-panel device that may be positioned in proximity to one another such that the near field emissions of the touch-panel devices interact with one another. The touch-panel devices can be adapted to sense one another... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20110304581 - Haptic feedback device and method for controlling the same: A haptic feedback device includes a touch panel and an actuator. The touch panel is provided as a haptic device requiring a vibration. The actuator provides a driving force in a direction opposite to touch pressure provided to a touch surface of the touch panel when the touch pressure is... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110304580 - Input device using projector: An input device includes a base, a touchscreen, and a projector. The base defines a receiving slot. The touchscreen is secured to the base. The projector can be pivotally received in the receiving slot. The projector includes a holder and a lens. One end of the holder is pivotally secured... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110304585 - Method and device for signal detection: A method and device for signal detection is disclosed. At least one detection period is predefined for detecting a signal of a signal source, a differential signal of a pair of signal sources, or a dual-differential signal of three signal sources during at least one clock cycle, wherein the detection... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20110304578 - Touch panel: Disclosed herein is a touch panel 100 including: a transparent substrate 10, first electrode patterns 20 that are formed on one surface of the transparent substrate 10 and include a plurality of first sensing units 23 and connecting units 25 connecting adjacent first sensing units 23, and second electrode patterns... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110304579 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a capacitive detector. The first electrode plate includes a first transparent conductive layer. The second electrode plate includes a second transparent conductive layer opposite to and spaced from the first transparent conductive layer. The second transparent conductive... Agent: Beijing Funate Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.

20110304584 - Touch screen control method and touch screen device using the same: Provided are a touch screen control method and a touch screen device using the same. The touch screen control method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: generating a mark on a virtual touch position, which corresponds to the touch position of a user according to the touch... Agent:

20110304582 - Touch sensing circuit and method for making the same: The present invention discloses a touch sensing circuit for capacitive touch panel formed on a substrate comprises a transparent conductive layer having a thickness of 100 Å-500 Å; a conductive layer having a thickness of 1000 Å-5000 Å; and an insulating layer having a thickness of 1 μm-5 μm disposed... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions(xiamen) Inc.

20110304587 - Apparatus and method for acquiring object image of a pointer: An apparatus and a method for acquiring object image of a pointer are provided. The apparatus is suitable for an optical touch system and is used for acquiring an object image of a pointer when the pointer interacts with a touch surface of the optical touch system. The apparatus includes... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110304592 - Energy sensing light emitting diode display: A display that includes energy sensors within the display itself is disclosed. An Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) can be made to operate both as a light emitter and as an energy detector. When forward biased with an appropriate driving signal, the OLED emits light via electroluminescence, which can be... Agent:

20110304586 - Infrared type handwriting input apparatus and scanning method: An infrared type handwriting input apparatus and scanning method are disclosed. The input apparatus comprises a plurality of light emitters and a plurality of light receivers aligned along one side of a sensing area of the input apparatus, a control device and a signal processing device. The control device controls... Agent:

20110304589 - Optical position detecting device and display device with position detecting function: An optical position detecting device includes: a plurality of detection light source sections which includes a first light emitting element which emits a first detection light and a second light emitting element which is turned on at a timing different from a timing when the first light emitting element is... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110304588 - Optical touch system, apparatus and method for calculating the position of an object: An optical touch system, an apparatus and a method for calculating the position of an object are provided. The apparatus includes an image sensor and a processing circuit. The processing circuit selects at least one dot from a curve segment of a brightness distribution profile obtained from a background image,... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110304591 - Position detection device, electronic apparatus, and display device: A display device includes a screen on which an image is displayed, and a position detection device including a light emitting section adapted to emit an irradiation light beam along the screen, a light receiving section adapted to receive a reflected light beam caused by an object reflecting the irradiation... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110304590 - Touch system and positioning method therefor: The present invention provides a positioning method for a touch system that obtains a pair of current correct positions according to the following steps: obtaining two pairs of possible positions from a current frame to be compared with a pair of previous correct positions obtained from a previous frame; or... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20110304595 - Display: A control means for a pixel display, for displaying pixel images provided as rows of data to a row driver, includes a shift register for transposing each row of data so that it is written to the row driver in a manner that causes each pixel of the row of... Agent: Forth Dimension Displays Ltd

20110304594 - Driver ic, panel driving system, and panel driving method: A panel driving system including a pixel panel and a driver IC is provided. The pixel panel includes a plurality of data lines and a plurality of pixels, wherein each of the data lines includes a switch. The driver IC drives the pixel panel according to a programmable burning code,... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20110304593 - Pixel driving circuit, pixel driving method and light emitting display device: A pixel driving circuit, a pixel driving method and a light emitting display device are provided in the present invention. The pixel driving circuit includes first through fifth transistors and a capacitor and is for driving a light emitting diode. The third transistor forms a diode connection to make information... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20110304596 - Method and apparatus for increasing a perceived resolution of a display: According to one embodiment, a method of increasing a perceived resolution of a display includes directing light at a optical dithering element and repeatedly transitioning the optical dithering element from a first position to a second position and then back to the first position such that the mirror alternately reflects... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20110304598 - Active photosensing pixel: An active photosensing pixel is disclosed, in which a two-terminal photosensing transistor has a first terminal coupled to a first node, a second terminal coupled to a selection line and a control terminal connected to the first terminal. A driving transistor has a first terminal coupled to a first reference... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110304599 - Led driving device and display apparatus: An embodiment of the present invention includes an LED driving device that causes a plurality of LEDs to emit light, wherein the device includes: an LED driving circuit configured to drive the LEDs so that at least one of the plurality of LEDs emits light as a first. LED and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110304597 - Low power backlight for display: There are provided systems, devices and methods for controlling backlighting in an electronic device. In one embodiment, an electronic device an electronic device having a processor and a display assembly coupled to the processor. The display assembly being configured to provide visual output. The display assembly includes a backlight layer... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110304600 - Optical position detecting device and display device with position detecting function: An optical position detecting device includes: a plurality of detection light source sections which emits a detection light; a light source driving section which turns on a part of the plurality of detection light source sections in a first period, and turns on the other part thereof in a second... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110304601 - Image display device, driving method of image display device and terminal device: An image display device includes a display element having a unit of display comprising sub pixels displaying images for first and second view points, respectively, and an optical unit that distributes lights emitted from respective sub pixels into different directions. When a region surrounded by a data line, a gate... Agent: Nec Lcd Technologies, Ltd.

20110304602 - Display apparatus and display panel thereof: A display apparatus and a display panel. The display panel includes a first scanning line, a plurality of second scanning lines, a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of second pixels. The first scanning line receives a first scanning signal. The second scanning lines receive a second scanning signal,... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110304603 - Non-volatile liquid crystal display device and display method for non-volatile liquid crystal display device: A non-volatile liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal display panel which is provided with a plurality of liquid crystal display panels having a scanning signal line group, a data signal line group crossing the scanning signal line group, and a plurality of pixel circuits arranged where these signal... Agent: Fujitsu Frontech Limited

20110304605 - Data latch circuit and electronic device: The data latch circuit of the invention includes a means for short-circuiting an input terminal and an output terminal of an inverter and by connecting the input terminal to one electrode of a capacitor and sampling a data signal or a reference potential to the other electrode of the capacitor,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110304604 - Display panel: A display panel includes a display area including a gate line and a data line, a gate driver integrated on a substrate and connected to one end of the gate line, the gate driver including a plurality of a stage, a signal line connected to the stages; and a blocking... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110304606 - Method and system for implementing look-ahead protection in a computing device: A method and apparatus for presenting a narrative to a user. A focus segment of content is determined, and a first non-focus segment of content that immediately succeeds the focus segment of content is determined. The focus segment of content is displayed on a display. The first non-focus segment of... Agent: Oto Technologies, LLC

20110304613 - Autospectroscopic display device and method for operating an auto-stereoscopic display device: The present invention relates to an auto-stereoscopic display device and a method for operating an auto-stereoscopic display device for providing a three-dimensional image of a scene to a viewer so as to extend the experienced visual comfort zone of a viewer. A display device comprises a user position determination section... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110304609 - Design support apparatus and design support method: An embodiment of the design support apparatus includes: a component database in which 3D shape data of each component in equipment and 3D layout data of each component are stored as component data for each component; a design criteria database in which information defining an inter-component distance between a first... Agent:

20110304610 - Design support apparatus and design support method: An embodiment of the design support apparatus includes: a component database in which 3D shape data of each component in equipment and 3D layout data of each component are stored; a design criteria database in which information which specifies a target component to be verified and determination criteria used for... Agent:

20110304608 - Display list control stream grouping in tile based 3d computer graphics system: A method and apparatus are provided for rendering a 3 dimensional computer graphics image. The image is subdivided into a plurality of rectangular areas and primitives which may be visible in the image are assigned to respective ones of a plurality of primitive blocks. A determination is made as to... Agent:

20110304617 - Information storage medium, image generation system, and image generation method: An information storage medium that stores a program, the program causing a computer to function as a moving object control section that controls movement of a moving object in a virtual three-dimensional space based on an operation input, a virtual camera control section that controls a setting of the virtual... Agent: Namco Bandai Games Inc.

20110304616 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: Disclosed is an LCD device which facilitates to improve picture quality of two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) images by automatically converting an image driving mode (2D/3D) in accordance with a viewing distance, and a method for driving the same, wherein the device comprises a distance measuring unit which measures a... Agent:

20110304612 - Parallax system, parallax image panel, device having the parallax image panel, parallax display method and non-transitory computer readable medium: A parallax system that includes a set of pixels disposed in a matrix where each pixel of the set of pixels has transmission portions and reflective portions symmetrically arranged about a pixel center. Further, the parallax system is implemented in a parallax image panel that may be embodied in one... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110304614 - Stereoscopic image display device and stereoscopic image display method: A display device includes: a cylindrical rotation section having an axis of rotation therein and rotating around the axis of rotation; a light-emission element array mounted in the rotation section, and including light-emission elements arranged to formed a light-emission surface; a slit provided in a circumferential surface of the rotation... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110304615 - Storage medium having stored therein stereoscopic image display program, stereoscopic image display device, stereoscopic image display system, and stereoscopic image display method: A game device 10 displays an image on an upper LCD 22 capable of producing stereoscopic display using two images. The game device 10 determines a shift amount from a reference position for a frame 62 of a predetermined size representing a display area of each captured image. Here, for... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd

20110304607 - Storage medium having stored thereon image processing program, image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: Data of a coordinate input provided on a second image displayed on a display device is acquired, and input position data representing the coordinate input provided on the second image is generated. At least a first feature point is extracted from a first image, the first feature point being a... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304611 - Storage medium having stored thereon image processing program, image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: Using as a texture of an image to be placed in a virtual world an image included in a predetermined area in a captured image captured by a real camera, a virtual world image is generated, in which the object placed in the virtual world is viewed from a virtual... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304618 - Calculating disparity for three-dimensional images: An apparatus may calculate disparity values for pixels of a two-dimensional image based on depth information for the pixels and generate a second image using the disparity values. The calculation of the disparity value for a pixel may correspond to a linear relationship between the depth of the pixel and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110304622 - Development tools for animated character rigging: Computer-implemented methods and computer program products for automatically transferring expressions between rigs with consistent joint structure, and for automatically transferring skin weights between different skin meshes based on joint positioning. A method is provided for transferring an expression between a plurality of source rigs and a target rig, where each... Agent: Image Metrics Ltd

20110304621 - Image processor, image processing method, computer program, recording medium, and semiconductor device: An image processor 1 according to the present invention includes an object behavior control section 31 for controlling an object and movement of a character object in a virtual 3D space, the character object being capable of being moved in the virtual 3D space according to an operation by a... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20110304619 - Primitive quadric surface extraction from unorganized point cloud data: A method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture, and data structure provide the ability to extract a primitive quadric surface from point cloud data. Point cloud data is obtained in 3D space. The point cloud data is segmented to create a disjoined surface and a smooth surface segment based on spatial... Agent: Autodesk, Inc.

20110304620 - Storage medium having stored therein image processing program, image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: A plurality of polygons are placed in a 3-dimensional virtual space. Each of plural types of first textures corresponding to plural types of attributes which the plurality of polygons have is mapped to the polygon that has the attribute of the type corresponding to the first texture, the 3-dimensional virtual... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304624 - Method and apparatus for ray tracing in a 3-dimensional image system: A ray tracing method and apparatus in a 3-Dimensional (3D) image system. The method includes sampling for four vertexes of each pixel in a plurality of pixels, sampling for a pivot of the each pixel, and determining a color of the each pixel using the sampling result on the four... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110304623 - System and method for artist friendly controls for hair shading: There is provided a system and method for artist friendly control of three-dimensional object shading, particularly hair. A methodology is disclosed for deriving a pseudo scattering function over a domain of Artist Friendly Controls (AFCs) from a physically based scattering function over a domain of Physically Based Controls (PBCs). The... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20110304625 - Adaptive image rendering and use of imposter: Images and/or collections of images may be rendered in a way that adapts to ambient circumstances, and that may enhance a user's perception of experience quality. When an image is requested for display, it is determined whether a rendered version of the image exists. If no rendered version of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110304626 - Unfolding dataset with on-demand resolution on a non-linear fixed length graph axis: A system and method are provided for unfolding large datasets with an on demand resolution in one or more points of interest on a non-linear fixed length graph axis. The system includes one or more integrable function families configured to provide one or more integrable functions. The system further comprises... Agent:

20110304627 - Media exploration: A method of processing a non-linear narrative article to improve a user's interactive experience is described. A user watching the narrative article can select options during presentation which influence subsequently viewed media clips associated with the selected options. The user navigates a single downstream path through the many possible paths... Agent:

20110304628 - Pipe reconstruction from unorganized point cloud data: A method, system, apparatus, article of manufacture, and computer readable storage medium provide the ability to reconstruct a pipe from point cloud data. Point cloud data is obtained. Primitive geometric shapes are detected in the point cloud data. A pipeline is determined by determining predecessor and successor primitive geometric shapes... Agent: Autodesk, Inc.

20110304631 - Methods and apparatuses for providing a hardware accelerated web engine: Methods of expressing animation in a data stream are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of expressing animation in a data stream includes defining animation states in the data stream with each state having at least one property such that properties are animated as a group. The animation states that... Agent:

20110304629 - Real-time animation of facial expressions: Animation of a character, such as a video game avatar, to reflect facial expressions of an individual in real-time is described herein. An image sensor is configured to generate a video stream, wherein frames of the video stream include a face of an individual. Facial recognition software is utilized to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110304630 - Real-time terrain animation selection: In-game characters select the proper animation to use depending on the state of the terrain on which they are currently moving. In this specific case the character chooses an animation depending on the angle of the ground on which it is walking. The method involves real-time determination of the ground... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304633 - display with robotic pixels: Techniques are disclosed for controlling robot pixels to display a visual representation of an input. The input to the system could be an image of a face, and the robot pixels deploy in a physical arrangement to display a visual representation of the face, and would change their physical arrangement... Agent:

20110304632 - Interacting with user interface via avatar: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to interacting with a user interface via feedback provided by an avatar. One embodiment provides a method comprising receiving depth data, locating a person in the depth data, and mapping a physical space in front of the person to a screen space of a display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110304634 - Allocation of gpu resources across multiple clients: Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to hosting, on a computer system, a plurality of application instances, each application instance corresponding to a remote client application; maintaining a network connection to each of the remote client applications for which an application instance is hosted; allocating resources of a graphics processing unit... Agent:

20110304635 - Rendering processor: A main processor collects the edge information and color information of the pixels of a rendering target image using a rendering command, and sends the collected edge information and color information of the pixels to a sub-processor of the succeeding stage. The sub-processor sends the edge information and color information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110304636 - Wallpaper image generation method and portable electric device thereof: The present invention discloses a wallpaper image generation method and a portable electric device thereof. The portable electric device comprises an image capture module, an image analysis module, a data processing module and a display module. The image capture module is operable to capture a digital image. The image analysis... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20110304637 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus: This invention relates to an image processing method and image processing apparatus for improving the image quality of the boundary part of an image cut-out or deletion area. According to this method, an area specified by a user as a cut-out or deletion target area is slightly reduced or enlarged... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110304638 - Method and apparatus for constructing virtual sloped landscapes in computer graphics and animation: There are both flat and sloped ground surfaces on which the game characters traverse. In areas where a sloped surface changes angle (i.e. where a sloped surface connects to a flat surface), a transitional method has been created to make the adjoining textures on the top surface area of the... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304639 - Storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: An information processing section of a game apparatus executes a program for implementing a step S100 of acquiring a camera image; a step S200 of detecting a marker; a step S400 of calculating a position and an orientation of a virtual camera; a step S600 of generating an animation in... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304640 - Storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: An information processing section of a game apparatus executes a program for implementing a step S100 of acquiring a camera image; a step S200 of detecting a marker; a step S400 of calculating a position and an orientation of a virtual camera; a step S600 of generating an animation in... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304641 - Automated contrast verifications: A developer tool is used to programmatically calculate the contrast between the text and background in a user interface. A luminosity ratio is automatically calculated by the tool by capturing an image of a user interface, archiving user interface elements that do not contain text, performing optical character recognition on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110304642 - Process and apparatus for blending images: A process and circuit for blending a foreground image (B) with a background image (A), said foreground and background images being arranged in pixels and having color representations (R, G, B). The foreground foreground image (A) has a transparency parameter (T(x,y)) in accordance with a so-called alpha plane representative of... Agent:

20110304643 - Ink rendering: Ink rendering techniques are described. In an implementation, an input is recognized by one or more modules that are executable on one or more processors of a computing device as an ink stroke to be rendered by a display device of the computing device. The ink stroke is built by... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110304644 - Electronic apparatus and image display method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a face image detector and a display controller. The face image detector is configured to detect face images included in a still image and analyze the detected face images, and to generate face image information includes position information and attribute information. The... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110304645 - Techniques for providing holistic views of personal energy consumption: Techniques for providing holistic views of energy consumption. Energy consumption of one or more energy consuming devices corresponding to a user is monitored. The energy consumption for the one or more energy consuming devices is aggregated. A graphical representation of the energy consumption is provided to the user for the... Agent:

20110304646 - Image processing system, storage medium storing image processing program, image processing apparatus and image processing method: A first image processing apparatus displays markers on a monitor to thereby make a second image processing apparatus perform a display control of a second object on an imaged image of an LCD while the second image processing apparatus transmits a marker recognizing signal when the display control is performed... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304647 - Information processing program, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: An information processing section of a game apparatus executes a program which includes: acquiring a real world image; setting the most recent view matrix of a virtual camera based on a detected marker S204; reading the previous view matrix S206; calculating correction view matrixes so as to change a blending... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304648 - Mobile terminal and method for operating the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method for operating the mobile terminal are provided. The method senses touch of the mobile terminal in a predetermined mode and senses movement of the mobile terminal upon determining that the mobile terminal has been gripped based on the touch and then changes the mode... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20110304649 - Character selection: Character selection techniques are described. In implementations, a list of characters is output for display in a user interface by a computing device. An input is recognized, by the computing device, that was detected using a camera as a gesture to select at least one of the characters.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110304651 - Enhanced virtual suction tool: A touch-based computer graphics user interface enhances a stylus pen with virtual suction to create a virtual vacuum or suction tool. The virtual tool may simulate a physical world suction tool and/or provide capabilities not available in the real world. The virtual suction tool allows the user to feel as... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110304650 - Gesture-based human machine interface: A gesture-based human machine interface, for example, a user interface for controlling a program executing on a computer, and related method are provided. Gestures of the user are monitored and a response is provided that is based upon the detected gestures. An object is used to point to information displayed... Agent: The Boeing Company

20110304657 - Backlight device and display device: Disclosed is a backlight device that reduces elevated black levels and the visibility of flickering when displaying a video. A light-emitting unit (121) is provided with a plurality of light-emitting areas that individually emit illumination light, and illuminates a liquid crystal panel (110) with the illumination light from the plurality... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110304655 - Display device: A display device includes first and second scanning lines, first and second signal lines, first to fourth thin-film transistors, and first to third pixel electrodes. The first and second signal lines are arranged to intersect with the first and second scanning lines. The first thin-film transistor is connected to the... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd

20110304656 - Display device and electric apparatus using the same: A display device (10) includes an upper substrate (first substrate) (2), a lower substrate (second substrate) (3), and a conductive liquid (16) that is sealed in a display space (S) formed between the upper substrate (2) and the lower substrate (3) so as to be moved toward an effective display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110304652 - Electronic display: An electronic display includes a first display element configured to control a first colorant and a second display element stacked on the first display element and configured to control a second colorant. The electronic display also includes first, second, and third transparent substrates. The first display element includes a continuous... Agent:

20110304654 - Electrophoretic display apparatus and electronics device: An electrophoretic display apparatus includes a first substrate and a second substrate; an electrophoretic layer that is allocated between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a first electrode and a second electrode that are each formed in an island shape, for each pixel, at the electrophoretic layer side... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

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20110304658 - Stereoscopic image display and driving method thereof: The present invention relates to a stereoscopic image display and to a driving method thereof, and more particularly, to a stereoscopic image display capable of preventing the occurrence of crosstalk, and to a driving method thereof. The method for driving the stereoscopic image display of the present invention, comprises the... Agent:

20110304660 - Display device driving method and display device: An exemplary display device driving method is applied to a display device. The display device includes a pixel array and a data driving circuit. The pixel array has first through fourth pixels. Each of the first through fourth pixels includes first through fourth sub-pixels. In the display device driving method,... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110304659 - Dlp projector and color compensation method of bulb of dlp projector: A digital light processing (DLP) projector and a color compensation method of a bulb of the DLP projector are provided. The DLP projector comprises a projecting unit, a sensing unit and a color compensation unit. The projecting unit comprises a bulb, a color wheel and a control module. The control... Agent: Acer Incorporated

  
12/08/2011 > 159 patent applications in 55 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110298689 - Device for sharing photographs in social settings: A device for sharing photographs in social settings is described. In an example, the device comprises a display surface which extends around a vertical axis of the device such that it provides a cumulative viewing angle of greater than 180°. This enables viewers located all around the device to see... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110298690 - Multiple, independent, pull-out screens housed in a main display: A multiple display device having a main display screen and a display housing. The display device comprises of a plurality of extended display screens varying in sizes that can be pulled from a plurality of screen slots peripherally positioned about the display housing. Each of the plurality of extended display... Agent:

20110298691 - Flexible display security captcha bends: An approach is provided that receives a request to perform an action by an information handling system that includes a processor. In response to the request, a captcha request that corresponds to a captcha is transmitted to a foldable display screen. A response is received from the foldable display screen... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110298692 - Variable geometry display module: Apparatus and methods for lighting and displays as well as to a display module for use in the lighting or displays are described. The display can have a variable geometry frame and the display does not require obscuring elements nor is it limited to being viewed from certain orientations. The... Agent:

20110298693 - Display apparatus and display method: According to one embodiment, a display apparatus includes a generation unit and a presentation unit. The generation unit is configured to generate a CG image in a CG space having a coordinate system corresponding to a scene viewed from a view point of an observer. The CG image represents a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110298694 - Electroluminescent display panel and pixel structure thereof: An electroluminescent (EL) display panel includes a blue EL device, a red EL device, a green EL device, a first power line electrically connected to the blue EL device, a second power line electrically connected to the red EL device, and a third power line electrically connected to the green... Agent:

20110298695 - Optical component calibration system for laser-based display device: A laser-based display device includes a plurality of ultraviolet lasers configured to excite a phosphor-containing display screen in order to produce visible light. The laser-based display device also includes a reference laser used for calibration operations. A control system within the laser-based display device causes the reference laser beam to... Agent:

20110298696 - Displays with uniform backlight colors: Displays may include backlight structures. The displays may be liquid crystal displays for electronic devices such as computer monitors and computers. The backlight structures may include light-emitting diodes and a light-guide panel that has opposing first and second edges. The light-emitting diodes may inject light into the first edge of... Agent:

20110298697 - Outdoor display system and display apparatus: The outdoor display system has a solar cell; an electricity storing unit which stores electricity obtained by the solar cell, and a display apparatus having a displaying portion displaying contents, wherein the apparatus is supplied an electric power from the storing unit or solar cell. The display apparatus may contain... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110298703 - Information processing device and computer readable recording medium: An information processing device that is connected to a projecting device that projects an annotation image input from an external, terminal a projection area including an object and a background, and is connected to an image capture device that captures an image of the projection area including the object and... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110298699 - Input apparatus, information processing apparatus, operation input method, and sensor sheet: Provided is an input apparatus including an input operation section, a capacitive sensor, and an output section. The input operation section includes an operation member configured to mechanically receive an input operation, and a first detection circuit configured to detect the input operation of the operation member. The capacitive sensor... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110298698 - Manual human machine interface operation system and method thereof: A manual human machine interface operation system and method thereof are disclosed. In embodiment, this manual human machine interface operation system extracts user's arm image and palm image from the images capture by at least two cameras, and then calculates user's arm coordinate, so that user can select the object... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20110298700 - Operation terminal, electronic unit, and electronic unit system: An operation terminal includes: a posture detection section detecting a posture of the operation terminal, a change of the posture, or both thereof; a mode selection section selecting, based on a detection result of the posture detection section, an operation mode from a plurality of operation modes including a gesture... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110298701 - Presenting information to a user based on the current state of a user device: Information is presented to a user based on a current state of an end-user device (e.g., a mobile phone). In one embodiment, a method includes: detecting, via a user device, a predefined user motion of a user (e.g., a flick of a trackball or gesture on a touch screen); determining... Agent: Xobni, Inc.

20110298704 - Three-dimensional imaging and display system: A three-dimensional imaging and display system is provided in which user input is optically detected in an imaging volume by measuring the path length of an amplitude modulated scanning beam as a function of the phase shift thereof. Visual image user feedback concerning the detected user input is presented.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110298705 - Three-dimensional input control device: Some embodiments provide force input control devices for sensing vector forces comprising: a sensor die comprising: a rigid island, an elastic element coupled to the rigid island, die frame coupled to a periphery of the elastic element, one or more stress sensitive components on the elastic element, and signal processing... Agent:

20110298702 - User interface device and input method: Provided is a user interface device (10) that estimates a user's degree of interest, for performing an input process on the basis of the user's degree of interest in a plurality of objects displayed on a screen (26). The device includes a gaze direction detection unit (11) that detects a... Agent:

20110298706 - Brainwave actuated apparatus: A brainwave actuated apparatus has a brainwave sensor for outputting a brainwave signal, an effector responsive to an input signal, and a controller operatively connected to an output of said brainwave sensor and a control input to said effector. The controller is adapted to determine characteristics of a brainwave signal... Agent:

20110298707 - Method of fast typing twin special characters: A method for inputting characters pairs in an electronic device having a user input device, a display for displaying characters input through the user input device, and a memory for storing characters input through the user input device, including storing a character input through the user input device in the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110298710 - Hand-held pointing device, software cursor control system and method for controlling a movement of a software cursor: A hand-held pointing device for controlling a movement of a software cursor comprises an acceleration detector and an image capturing unit. The acceleration detector determines an inclination parameter, wherein the movement of the software cursor in a vertical direction is controllable based on the inclination parameter. Further, the image capturing... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20110298709 - System and method for digital recording of handpainted, handdrawn and handwritten information: The present invention provides method and system for recording hand-painted, hand-drawn and handwritten information defined by a hand and/or fingers movement. The system corresponding to the invented method comprises: a computing device with a display, an input device comprising: an end-point coupled to a force sensor, additional motion sensors, IC... Agent:

20110298708 - Virtual touch interface: A user may issue commands to a computing device by moving a pointer within a light field. Sensors may capture light reflected from the moving pointer. A virtual touch engine may analyze the reflected light captured as light portions in a sequence of images by the sensors to issue a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110298711 - Integrated fingerprint sensor and navigation device: An apparatus is disclosed in a first embodiment of the invention as including a non-conductive substrate providing a first surface onto which a user can apply a fingerprint. A fingerprint sensing circuit is applied to a second surface of the non-conductive substrate opposite the first surface. The fingerprint sensing circuit... Agent: Validity Sensors, Inc.

20110298714 - Ergonomic input device: An ergonomic mouse is described. A computer mouse may include a position tracking engine and a housing to encapsulate the position tracking engine. The housing may have a bottom portion with a substantially flat surface and an aperture for the position tracking engine. The housing may also have a top... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110298712 - Mouse device with a separable transmission cable: A mouse device with a separable transmission cable includes a mouse body, a transmission cable and a buckling means. The mouse body further has a buckling jack and a body connection port located close to the buckling jack. The transmission cable further includes a first terminal and a second terminal,... Agent:

20110298713 - Mouse device with movable button: A mouse device with a movable button is provided. The mouse device includes a mouse body for supporting a user's palm, a first casing, and a first button covering the first casing. The first casing is connected with a body front end of the mouse body, and movable with respect... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20110298715 - Optical navigation apparatus: An optical navigation apparatus comprises a substrate with a sensor integrated circuit and an infrared source formed thereon; a sensor cover shielding the sensor integrated circuit and the infrared source; at least one visible light source formed outside the sensor cover and electrically connected with the substrate; a light guide... Agent: Sae Magnetics (h.k.) Ltd.

20110298716 - In-plane keyboard illumination: A computer keyboard includes a plurality of keys arranged in a pattern contained within a plane, a webbed structure defining openings for each of the keys, an illumination source, and one or more light pipes positioned along the webbed structure and arranged to deliver light from the illumination source to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110298717 - Keyboard with replaceable layout sheet: A keyboard includes a key housing, a rectangular membrane circuit board, a rectangular layout sheet releasably secured on top of the membrane circuit board and comprising a plurality of keys each printed with a letter of alphabet, a numerical digit, a punctuation symbol, or a function number designation, and a... Agent: Sunrex Technology Corp.

20110298718 - Touch-sensing keyboard: A touch-sensing keyboard including a solar cell, a touch panel, and a power converter is provided. The solar cell has a light receiving surface. The touch panel is disposed above the light receiving surface of the solar cell, wherein the solar cell receives light passing through the touch panel and... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110298719 - Method and apparatus for inputting chinese characters: A method for inputting Chinese characters to an electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a plurality of numeric input keys for inputting numeric numbers and a plurality of control keys for navigation, selection, and editing. The method includes decomposing a Chinese character into a plurality of character elements... Agent: Future Bright International Limited

20110298724 - Bridging multi and/or single point devices and applications: The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods determining a number of contact points applied to a touch-screen, executing, using one or more processors, an application function based on the number of contact points, determining that the number of contact points has decreased during execution of the application function,... Agent: Sap Ag

20110298723 - Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility via a touch-sensitive surface: An electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface displays a plurality of user-selectable objects. A respective user-selectable object has a corresponding activation region on the touch-sensitive surface with an activation region size. The activation region size has a respective default size when a representative point for a finger... Agent:

20110298726 - Display device for smart phone: A display device for displaying multiple images includes a first container for adapting a first display unit, a second container for adapting a second display unit, and a computing module for adjusting a first resolution of a first image generated by the first display unit into a second resolution of... Agent: Hannstar Display Corporation

20110298736 - Docking station with redundant communication path: A docking station adapted to receive a touch-sensitive portable control device for communication with a programmable multimedia controller is provided. The docking station has a dedicated, wired redundant communication path coupling the docking station to the programmable multimedia controller for providing effective communication in the absence of wireless or unreliable... Agent: Savant Systems, LLC

20110298743 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a touch panel configured to provide a display and detect an operation on the display; and a display control part configured to cause a second operation pad to be displayed, in place of a first operation pad, in the touch panel when the touch panel... Agent: Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications Limited

20110298732 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method method: An information processing apparatus including a display device; pointed position detecting means for detecting a specified position by a touch operation of a pointing device on a screen of the display device; sensor means for detecting a position of the pointing device when the pointing device is not in contact... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.

20110298735 - Input device: An input device includes an electrode part, a switching circuit, a driving circuit, a detecting circuit, and a controller. The electrode part includes a plurality of electrode pieces. The switching circuit is formed of a plurality of switches connected to the electrode pieces respectively. The driving circuit and the detecting... Agent:

20110298722 - Interactive input system and method: An interactive input system includes an interactive surface, at least one proximity sensor positioned in proximity with the interactive surface; and processing structure communicating with the sensor and processing sensor output from the at least one proximity sensor for detecting a user in proximity with the interactive surface. A method... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc

20110298742 - Multi-point touch screen operating tool: A method for determining a touch point during a special touch object contacting with a touch screen, and a touch screen operating tool, in particular a touch pen. The method includes: installing a sensor on the special touch object, comparing the data of the special touch object obtained by the... Agent:

20110298740 - Portable terminal, input control program and input control method: A portable terminal includes a touchpad that detects contact made thereto and output a value indicating a degree of the contact, and stores a first threshold and a second threshold less than the first threshold. The portable terminal calculates, based on the output value, an area contact value indicating a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110298720 - System and method for the operation of a touch screen: A method of operating a human-machine interface system is provided. The method includes displaying a plurality of objects on a display system, each of the plurality of objects displayed according to object parameters, and receiving touch information corresponding to a plurality of touches on the display system. The method also... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

20110298730 - Thin sheet glass processing: Improved techniques are disclosed for fabrication of touch panels using thin sheet glass. Thin touch sensor panels each having a thickness of substantially less than approximately one-half millimeter can be produced. A thin mother glass sheet having a thickness of substantially less then approximately one half millimeter can be used.... Agent:

20110298734 - Threshold compensation method on touch device: The disclosure provides a threshold compensation method applied to a touch device including a plurality of touch points. The threshold compensation method includes steps of: selecting at least one of the plurality of touch points as a selected object; obtaining a sensing data of each the touch point of the... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110298731 - Touch display device and touch display substrate thereof: A touch display substrate of a touch display device includes a pixel array, a peripheral region, at least a driving chip, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of touch sensing read-out lines disposed in the peripheral region. Each of the touch sensing read-out lines includes a first section... Agent:

20110298733 - Touch display system and method for operating the same: A touch system allows a user to issue touch commands using a cursor pen. The cursor pen is configured to output a characteristic signal which generates a disturbance signal at a contact location where a touch commanded occurs. During a frame period, data driving signals are outputted to the data... Agent:

20110298728 - Touch panel: Disclosed herein is a touch panel 100 including: a transparent electrode 120 formed on one surface of a transparent substrate 110, a protective layer 130 formed at the side surface of the transparent electrode 120 so that its upper end 133 surrounds the edge of one surface of the transparent... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110298738 - Touch panel: A touch panel having high durability is provided. Either one or both of a display device and a flexible panel have island-shaped protective bodies formed on surfaces of electrode layers (upper electrode layer, lower electrode layer), and a transparent conductive film is exposed between the protective bodies. Since the protective... Agent: Ulvac, Inc.

20110298729 - Touch panel and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is a touch panel including: a transparent substrate 10, transparent electrodes 20 patterned and formed on the transparent substrate 10, and a non-conductive and colored transmittance compensation material 40 filled in an opening part 30 formed between the patterned transparent electrodes 20. In the touch panel, the opening... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110298725 - Touch panel manufacturing method and structure thereof: In a touch panel manufacturing method and a structure thereof, an icon layer is formed at the periphery of a transparent substrate surface, and a plurality of first conducting wires and a plurality of second conducting wires are installed on a first lateral surface and a second lateral surface of... Agent: J Touch Corporation

20110298737 - Touch screen device: A panel main body comprises a plurality of transmitting electrodes provided in parallel to one another and a plurality of receiving electrodes provided in parallel to one another, and the transmitting electrodes and the receiving electrodes being disposed in a grid shape. A transmitter applies pulse signals to the transmitting... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110298727 - Touch-display crosstalk: Clamping of a circuit element of a touch screen, such as a gate line of the display system of the touch screen, to a fixed voltage is provided. The circuit element can be clamped during a touch phase and unclamped during a display phase of the touch screen. A gate... Agent:

20110298741 - Touch-operating input device and electronic device equipped with the same: The touch-operating input device is configured so that when the control circuit turns on the main light source corresponding to each of the translucent operation buttons that can be operated, the control circuit, on condition that the translucent operation button corresponding to the main light source that is turned on... Agent: Toyo Denso Kabushiki Kaisha

20110298739 - Touch-sensitive device and touch-sensitive display device: A touch-sensitive device includes a transparent substrate, a touch-sensing structure, a decorative layer, a trace layer, a passivation layer and a sheltering layer. The touch-sensing structure is disposed on the transparent substrate and located in a touch-sensitive region. The decorative layer is disposed on the transparent substrate and located in... Agent:

20110298721 - Touchscreen interfacing input accessory system and method: A Touchscreen Interfacing Input Accessory System and Method is disclosed. The accessory device is attachable to the screen of a touchscreen monitor. The accessory device creates an input/output port that uses the touchscreen for I/O interface to the computing device. User input devices are attachable to an interface module that... Agent:

20110298747 - Capacitive touch panel: Disclosed herein is a capacitive touch panel 100 including a first transparent electrode 120 formed on one surface of a first transparent substrate 110, a first electrode wiring 130 formed on the other surface of the first transparent substrate 110, a conductive via 140 penetrating through the first transparent substrate... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110298745 - Capacitive touchscreen system with drive-sense circuits: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of a capacitive touchscreen system that is capable of sensing, simultaneous or near-simultaneous multiple finger touches made on a capacitive touchscreen. In one embodiment, drive-sense circuits operably connected to X and Y lines of the touchscreen may be interchangeably and selectably configured as either sense... Agent: Avago Technologies Ecbu (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20110298744 - Capacitive touchscreen system with multiplexers: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of a capacitive touchscreen system that is capable of sensing simultaneous or near-simultaneous multiple finger touches made on a capacitive touchscreen. In one embodiment, drive and sense circuits operably connected to X and Y lines of the touchscreen may be interchangeably and selectably configured to... Agent: Avago Technologies Ecbu (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20110298748 - Input apparatus with integrated detection sections of electromagnetic type and capacitive type: An input apparatus with integrated detection sections of electromagnetic type and capacitive type is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a substrate, a control device and at least one signal processing device on the substrate. The substrate comprises an electromagnetic sensor coil layout and a capacitive sensor layout.... Agent:

20110298749 - Mutual capacitance touch panel: A mutual capacitance touch panel has an at-least-95% overlap rate of area between each upper sensing area of an upper sensing unit mounted thereon and a corresponding lower sensing area of a lower sensing unit mounted thereon. Given such layout, the mutual capacitance touch panel has an error between detected... Agent: Derlead Investment Ltd.

20110298746 - Touch sensing error compensation: Error compensation of a touch sensing signal is provided. A touch screen can include a drive region that can be driven by a drive signal, and a sense region that can output a sense signal that includes information of a first amount of touch on or near the touch screen... Agent:

20110298750 - Touch-sensitive device and fabrication method thereof and touch-sensitive display device: A touch-sensitive device includes a transparent substrate, a touch-sensing structure, a metal trace layer, a transparent conductive layer and a first insulation layer. The touch-sensing structure is disposed on the transparent substrate and located in a touch-sensitive region of the touch-sensitive device. The metal trace layer is disposed on a... Agent:

20110298752 - Electronic device with infrared touch input function: An electronic device includes a display panel and an infrared touch module. The infrared touch module includes a circuit board mounted parallelly under the display panel. An array of infrared emitters and receivers arranged along one side of each pair of adjacent sides of the circuit board, and facing a... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd

20110298754 - Gesture input using an optical input device: A method, an apparatus and a computer program, the method including detecting first information, indicating that a first action is to be performed, from an optical user input device, the first information being provided by the optical user input device in response to gesture input from a user; detecting further... Agent:

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20110298751 - Multi-user interactive coffee table: My invention is a Multi-User Interactive Coffee Table, which allows multiple users to interact with an LCD screen at the same time, using their fingers to manipulate virtual objects. In addition to multi user, the table supports object recognition, recognizing objects placed on the table and interacting with them. The... Agent:

20110298753 - Optical touch panel and touch display panel and touch input method thereof: An optical touch panel includes a substrate, a single planar light generator, at least a retro reflector device, and a single photo sensor array. The substrate has a surface. The single planar light generator is disposed outside the surface of the substrate for generating a planar light, where the illuminating... Agent:

20110298757 - Touch panel input system and input pen: A touch panel input system of the present invention includes a touch panel integrated liquid crystal display device (100) and an input pen (60) for carrying out an input with respect to the liquid crystal display device (100). The liquid crystal display device (100) includes a liquid crystal panel (20)... Agent:

20110298756 - Touch panel integrated display device: A touch panel integrated display device which can reduce an entire thickness and weight and which can prevent display quality deterioration is discussed. The touch panel integrated display device includes a display panel comprising a plurality of pixels, to display an image; a touch panel formed on an top peripheral... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20110298758 - Display device having vibration function and vibration type touch-sensing panel: A vibration type touch-sensing panel includes a substrate, a plurality of vibration units, and a control module, wherein the vibration units are disposed on the substrate to form a matrix. Each one of the vibration units includes a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, and an electret layer, wherein... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110298759 - Method of reducing noises on a touch panel: During test of a display, a synchronous reference signal is determined, and an appearing moment of a minimal-noise signal is determined based on a start moment of the synchronous reference signal. Therefore, during other tests or usage by a user on the display, noise from data lines due to data... Agent:

20110298760 - Systems and methods for writing on and using electronic paper: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to systems and methods for writing on electronic paper (“e-paper”) and display platforms implemented with e-paper. In one aspect, a system for writing information to electronic paper includes a writing module and an erasing unit connected to the writing module. The erasing unit... Agent:

20110298762 - Driving device, driving method and portable electronic display device: A driving device for a portable electronic display device for showing a digital content includes a movement sensor installed in the portable electronic display device, for detecting a rotating status of the portable electronic display device to generate a detecting result, and a control module for switching to display a... Agent:

20110298761 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: A liquid crystal display device capable of reducing power consumption of a gate driving circuit and a method for driving the same are discussed. The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel including pixel regions defined by gate lines and data lines, a timing controller for outputting a... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20110298766 - Light sensing device having a color sensor and a clear sensor for infrared rejection: A light sensing device has a first filter to block visible light in a light path. The light sensing device also has a first color sensor and a clear sensor, to detect light in the light path after the first filter. A light intensity calculator computes a measure of the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110298764 - Method and device for automatically controlling luminance of display unit: A method and an apparatus for displaying and controlling a screen of a portable terminal device are provided. The apparatus includes a sensor for detecting illumination according to peripheral brightness, and a display unit for outputting display data of the portable terminal device, for storing gamma register values corresponding to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110298763 - Neighborhood brightness matching for uniformity in a tiled display screen: Brightness between the individual tiles of a tiled display system is matched for improved uniformity and overall brightness of images produced by the display system. Regions of the display system adjacent to a tile with low brightness performance are incremented in brightness from the brightness level of the low brightness... Agent:

20110298765 - Power calibration of multiple light sources in a display screen: A display device with multiple light sources includes a first detector for detecting a brightness of one or more different portions of the image formed on the display device, a second detector that measures output intensities of the light sources, and a controller that records correlation values that correlate input... Agent:

20110298768 - Apparatus and method for driving display device: A driving apparatus of a display device, comprises a signal controller which receives an image signal and an input control signal from an outside, a signal error judgment unit which judges an error of the input control signal, and a data driver and a gate driver which receive a signal... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110298767 - Liquid crystal displays: Electronic apparatus, systems, and methods to operate a liquid crystal display provide a mechanism that can be used to address image sticking on the display. The mechanism may be provided in the form of an arrangement of a liquid crystal and an insulating material, where the arrangement has a decay... Agent:

20110298769 - Liquid crystal display driving circuit with less current consumption: An LCD driving circuit includes a first buffer configured to have a terminal for a first voltage, a terminal for a second voltage and a terminal for an intermediate voltage between the first voltage and the second voltage, and be driven in a range from the first voltage to the... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd.

20110298770 - Active matrix display device: An exemplary active matrix display device includes a plurality of gate signal lines, a plurality of data signal lines and a plurality of pixel rows. The gate signal lines are independently driven from one another. Each of the pixel rows is electrically coupled to one of the gate signal lines... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110298774 - Display apparatus: An LUT fixedly stores correction values to compensate for a pull-in voltage in pixels in a liquid crystal panel. In at least one example embodiment, the display control unit outputs an input video signal Xa, a video signal Xp of a previous frame read from a frame memory, and a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110298775 - Display apparatus and driving method for the same: A display apparatus includes a plurality of light emitting elements, a plurality of driving circuits connected to first electrodes of the respective light emitting elements, and a plurality of power supply lines connected to second electrodes of the light emitting elements. A set of light emitting elements that emit light... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110298773 - Display device and method for driving same: An output stage of a common electrode driving circuit includes a plurality of sub-output stages each of which is capable of supplying a voltage to a common electrode, wherein each supply period of a common electrode potential of each polarity is divided into a plurality of partial periods, a voltage... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110298771 - Display driving circuit: A display driving circuit is provided. The display driving circuit, in which a gate driver shifting and outputting an input signal is embedded, includes an input portion receiving a pulse input signal consisting of a high-level signal and a low-level signal and transferring the pulse input signal to a boosting... Agent: Hydis Technologies Co., Ltd.

20110298776 - Driving method for electrophoretic displays: This application is directed to an electrophoretic display device in which the common electrode is not connected to a display driver. The driving method suitable for such a display device provides a low cost solution for many display applications.... Agent:

20110298772 - Liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal device: A liquid crystal display panel of at least one embodiment of the present invention is a liquid crystal display panel of an active matrix type, increasing a voltage applied to liquid crystals by applying a voltage to each storage capacitor line connected to a storage capacitor in each of pixels,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110298777 - Output circuit, data driver circuit and display device: An output circuit includes a differential input stage, an output amplifier stage, a current control circuit; an input terminal, an output terminal. The current control circuit includes a first circuit that includes a second current source connected between a first power supply terminal and the second current mirror, and exercises... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20110298781 - Circuit for controlling data driver and display device including the same: Circuits for controlling a data driver of a display device are provided. The circuit may include a bias block that may output a first or second bias current or voltage to the data driver and a control unit that may control the bias block to output the first or second... Agent:

20110298778 - Driving method, driving module and liquid crystal display device: A driving module for a liquid crystal display device with a dual-gate structure includes a data line signal processing unit, for generating a plurality of data driving signals, and a control unit, for shifting a common voltage and the plurality of data driving signals by a specific period relative to... Agent:

20110298779 - Electrophoretic device and driving method thereof: A driving method for driving an electrophoretic display device is provided. The electrophoretic display device comprises a plurality of scan lines. When scanning a frame of a first set of frames, the plurality of scan lines are sequentially enabled from top to bottom. When scanning a frame of a second... Agent:

20110298783 - Liquid crystal display panel and display apparatus having the same: A liquid crystal display panel includes n-number of gate lines, (m+1)-number of data lines and (m×n)-number of pixels, wherein the ‘n’ and ‘m’ are natural numbers. The gate lines are extended in a first direction. The data lines are extended in a second direction that is substantially perpendicular to the... Agent:

20110298782 - Organic electroluminescent display and method of driving the same: An organic electroluminescent display and method of driving the display are disclosed. The display includes a power supply voltage generator which generates power voltages according to both a temperature of the display and a luminance level setting.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110298780 - Reference voltage generation circuit, power source device, liquid crystal display device: A reference voltage generation circuit of the disclosure includes a first amplifier circuit and a second amplifier circuit. The first amplifier circuit includes a first input stage including two npn transistors or two NMOS transistors having base terminals or gate terminals to which a variable voltage and a predetermined lower... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.

20110298784 - Display device: A display device includes a display unit and a plurality of refreshing units. The display unit has a plurality of the display areas. Each of the display areas has a plurality of pixels. Each of the pixels has a memory. The refreshing units respectively control to refresh the pixels of... Agent: Chimei Innolux Croporation

20110298786 - Color electronic paper display device and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a color electronic paper display device including: rotating balls; a barrier structure for partitioning the rotating balls; and an electrode structure which is provided in the barrier structure and applies voltages to the rotating balls, wherein the barrier structure is made of a photo-reactive barrier material... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110298785 - Gate shielding for liquid crystal displays: Systems and methods for preventing parasitic capacitances within liquid crystal displays are provided. A display panel according to an embodiment may include, for example, a pixel with a pixel electrode and a transistor coupled to a gate line. Additionally, the pixel may include a shielding conductor interposed between the pixel... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110298793 - 3d x-ray imaging of coronary vessels with ecg gating and motion correction: A method for three-dimensional visualization of a moving structure by a rotation angiography method is described. A series of projection images is recorded by an image acquisition unit from different recording angles during a rotation cycle. A three-dimensional image data can be reconstructed from the projection images. A continuous rotation... Agent:

20110298794 - Circular polarized contact lenses and methods thereof: An apparatus and method for three-dimensional viewing that includes a first contact lens and a second contact lens of a pair. The first contact lens of the pair has a circular polarization filter in a clockwise direction or counterclockwise direction. The second contact lens of the pair has a circular... Agent:

20110298797 - Graphic image processing method and apparatus: Provided are a method and apparatus for processing a graphic stream. The method may include determining whether a graphic picture is reproducible as a three-dimensional (3D) image by assigning different depth values according to graphic objects or by assigning the same depth value to the graphic picture, using 3D capability... Agent:

20110298790 - Image signal processing device and image signal processing method, and computer program: An image signal processing device including: a central area control processing unit that enlarges or reduces a central image segment of a stereoscopic image signal by a magnification factor according to a desired stereoscopic effect; a surrounding area control processing unit that reduction-processes a surrounding image segment of the stereoscopic... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110298791 - Information display device and display image control method: Disclosed herein is an information display device, including: an image display section adapted to display binocular parallax images; a display image control section adapted to control the binocular parallax images displayed on the image display section; and a position information acquisition section adapted to acquire position information representing the three-dimensional... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110298787 - Layer composition, rendering, and animation using multiple execution threads: Architecture that creates an independent system which takes as input standard 2D layers and composites and renders the layers in 3D. Hardware accelerated graphics effects can be added to these layers, and additionally, the layers can be animated independently. Layer types provided include CPU, bitmap, GPU, and Direct2D. The layers... Agent:

20110298789 - Method and apparatus for generating dithered image data for stereoscopic image display: A method and apparatus capable of reducing or preventing dithering noises in 3D dither for displaying stereoscopic or 3D images are provided. The method entails generating image data in which two consecutive frames have the same dithered image data.... Agent:

20110298788 - Performing vector multiplication: A method includes receiving packed data corresponding to pixel components to be processed at a graphics pipeline. The method includes unpacking the packed data to generate floating point numbers that correspond to the pixel components. The method also includes routing each of the floating point numbers to a separate lane... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110298792 - Stereoscopic image display device and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a stereoscopic image display device and a method for manufacturing the same, which facilitates to improve picture quality and to realize wide viewing angle and high luminance of stereoscopic images by improving crosstalk of left-eye image and right-eye image, wherein the stereoscopic image display device comprises a display... Agent:

20110298798 - Three-dimensional imaging and display system: A three-dimensional imaging and display system is provided in which user input is optically detected in an imaging volume by measuring the path length of an amplitude modulated scanning beam as a function of the phase shift thereof. Visual image user feedback concerning the detected user input is presented.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110298796 - Three-dimensional immersive system for representing an automation control environment: A computer-implemented system for representing a production environment comprises a modeling module that creates a three-dimensional model of at least a portion of a production environment. The system also includes a view module that renders a graphical depiction of at least a portion of the three-dimensional model from a reference... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

20110298795 - Transferring of 3d viewer metadata: A system of processing of three dimensional [3D] image data for display on a 3D display for a viewer is described. 3D display metadata defines spatial display parameters of the 3D display such as depth range supported by the 3D display. Viewer metadata defines spatial viewing parameters of the viewer... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110298799 - Method for replacing objects in images: A method for replacing an object in an image is disclosed. The method comprises obtaining a first image having a first object. The first image is two-dimensional while the first object has feature portions. The method also comprises generating first image reference points on the first object and extracting object... Agent: Xid Technologies Pte Ltd

20110298800 - System and method for mapping two-dimensional image data to a three-dimensional faceted model: A method for mapping a two-dimensional image data onto a three-dimensional graphic model of an object includes taking a plurality of two-dimensional images of the object. Each two-dimensional image has data, such as temperature data, which is desired to be represented on the three-dimensional graphic model. The three-dimensional model of... Agent:

20110298801 - View generation using interpolated values: Images provide rich information regarding what they depict. For example, an image may have additional information, such as depth and/or 3D location values, for some points within the image. It may be advantageous to extrapolate the values from the valued points to the entire image because a new view of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110298802 - Mesh formation for multi-element volumes: A method of forming mesh data for three-dimensional (3-D) data is provided. Inside/outside (IO) functions are generated based on indicator functions to identify element interfaces between a plurality of elements identified in the 3-D data. An indicator function is defined to represent a volume identified for an element within the... Agent: The University Of Utah Research Foundation

20110298803 - Apparatus and method for presenting media content: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor including a controller to receive a broadcast of media content comprising three-dimensional image content for presentation on a display device operably coupled with the media processor, adjust the broadcast of the media content to... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I,l.p.

20110298805 - Method and data processing system for financial planning: A computer-implemented method and system for producing a graphic image representative of a certain geographic region indicating certain datasets. The method including selecting at least one objective dataset correlating to the certain geographic region and segmenting the selected at least one objective dataset into a plurality of interval ranges based... Agent: Lumesis LLC

20110298806 - Systems and methods for graphically conveying information: Systems and methods for providing graphical information regarding one or more patients' medical information are described. The graphical information can be used in various methods of graphical comparison, including graphical diagnoses, graphical comparison between patients, over time with a single patient, and/or over time with and/or between multiple patients. The... Agent:

20110298804 - Visual display of data from a plurality of data sources: Systems and methods are provided for viewing, aligning, and correlating data in a visual display from data sources in data management systems. In one method, data sources in a data management system can be identified. Data attributes from the data sources can be displayed together as graphical cells over a... Agent:

20110298807 - Touch screen and display method: A touch screen to smooth a moving trajectory of a touch unit input as a curved line and to display the moving trajectory, and a display method of the touch screen are provided. The display method of the touch screen may include sampling coordinates at touch points when a touch... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110298808 - Animated vehicle attendance systems: In one embodiment, an animated vehicle attendant system may include: a communication path positioned within a vehicle; an avatar creation interface positioned within a passenger compartment of the vehicle and communicatively coupled to the communication path; a first display positioned within the passenger compartment of the vehicle and communicatively coupled... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20110298809 - Animation editing device, animation playback device and animation editing method: An animation editing device includes animation data including time line data that defines frames on the basis of a time line showing temporal display order of the frames, and space line data that defines frames on the basis of a space line for showing a relative positional relationship between a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110298810 - Moving-subject control device, moving-subject control system, moving-subject control method, and program: A moving-subject control device controls a motion of a moving subject based on motion data indicating the motion of the moving subject, and includes an input unit which receives an input of attribute information indicating an attribute of the moving subject, a generation unit which generates motion data for a... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110298811 - Flexible printed circuit to glass assembly system and method: Systems, methods, and devices relating to directly bonding electrode pads of a flexible printed circuit (FPC) to electrode pads of a glass substrate are provided. In one example, such a system may include a glass substrate with electrode pads and an FPC with corresponding electrode pads. A joining edge of... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110298812 - Seamless switching between graphics controllers: A system and method for resolving the blank screen issue when switching between graphics processing units. The system and method provide a graphics adapter LCD timing controller (Tcon) with a frame buffer specifically dedicated to storing previously presented screen data for use when switching graphic processing units. The system further... Agent:

20110298813 - Tile rendering for image processing: The time needed for back-end work can be estimated without actually doing the back-end work. Front-end counters record information for a cost model and heuristics may be used for when to split a tile and ordering work dispatch for cores. A special rasterizer discards triangles and fragments outside a sub-tile.... Agent:

20110298814 - Switching video streams for a display without a visible interruption: The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates driving a display in a computer system. During operation, the system receives an input video stream from a graphics source, wherein the input video stream comprises a sequence of video frames. Next, the system directs the input video stream through a set... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110298815 - Method and system for updating of displays showing deterministic content: A method and apparatus for displaying image data is disclosed. The method includes receiving one of a plurality of sets of stored image update data to be displayed on a display device, wherein each set corresponds to one image in a sequence of images and wherein the plurality of sets... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110298816 - Updating graphical display content: One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for redirecting output of a graphics rich application, such as a video or animation generation program, to a destination display system. Content that is being generated (e.g., dynamically) is intercepted from a graphics rich content generation application that is rendering to a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110298818 - Display device and method of driving the same: Provided is a display device including a video signal analysis block (110) for analyzing a video signal and determining a type of video from an analysis result, a function control block (120) for controlling a gain value of the video signal according to the type of video, a video signal... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110298819 - Hardware-accelerated color data processing: Methods for mapping color data having at least one color associated therewith to an output device based on an input-device profile and an output-device profile, each profile having a tone curve and a color matrix, are provided. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving color data from an input device... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110298817 - Portable terminal with peeking prevention function: A mobile terminal having a peeping prevention function by which only a portion not desired to be peeped is made difficult to see so that the display screen is easy to see and the privacy is protected. The mobile terminal, when displaying information on the display, searches information to be... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110298820 - Local dimming on light-emitting screens for improved image uniformity in scanning beam display systems: Systems and techniques for scanning-beam display are provided to use local dimming on the optical energy of at least one optical beam to minimize the non-uniform image brightness across the screen. This local dimming during the beam scanning can be achieved by adjusting optical energy of at least one optical... Agent:

20110298821 - Electronic device and method of displaying images: A method of displaying images on an electronic device includes the following blocks. A first image is displayed on a display. The first image has a first edge and a second edge opposite to the first edge. A second image is decoded and loaded to a virtual position behind the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110298822 - Method, apparatus, and program for displaying an object on a computer screen: The invention is directed to a computer-implemented method for displaying an object on a computer screen, the method comprising the steps of: (i) computing a first image; (ii) displaying the first image; (iii) repeating k times the following steps: (iv) computing a nth transition image; (v) computing a nth merged... Agent: Dassault Systemes

20110298823 - Computer-readable storage medium having stored therein information processing program, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: An information processing section of a game apparatus executes a program including: a step of obtaining an image captured by an outer camera; a step of calculating, when detection of a marker is completed, a position and an orientation of a virtual camera based on a result of the marker... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110298825 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus: A CG image having a transparency parameter is superimposed on a shot image, which is an image picked up by an image-pickup device, to obtain a combined image. The combined image is displayed in a combined-image-display region. In the combined image, a mask region of the CG image is set... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110298824 - System and method of virtual interaction: A system for virtual interaction, comprising two or more portable electronic devices, is provided. Each device comprises, in turn, coordinate referencing means operable to define a coordinate system common to the portable electronic devices with respect to a physically defined reference position, position estimation means operable to detect a the... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited

20110298826 - Terminal device, display method, and application computer program product: A terminal device includes a display unit having at least a first display area and a second display area, a detection unit configured to detect a viewing state in which the first display area and/or the second display area are being viewed, and a control unit configured to, when a... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.

20110298827 - Limiting avatar gesture display: Technology determines whether a gesture of an avatar depicts one of a set of prohibited gestures. An example of a prohibited gesture is a lewd gesture. If the gesture is determined to be a prohibited gesture, the image data for display of the gesture is altered. Some examples of alteration... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110298828 - Projection display apparatus: A projection display apparatus includes a display unit adapted to generate an image, a projection unit adapted to project the image generated by the display unit, a control unit adapted to control the image generated by the display unit, a detection unit adapted to issue an output changed depending on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110298829 - Selecting view orientation in portable device via image analysis: Methods, systems, and computer programs for setting the orientation of a view shown on a portable device's display are presented. In one embodiment, a method includes an operation for capturing an image of the area in front of the display. Further, the location of one or more features of a... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20110298831 - Control system, control apparatus, handheld apparatus, control method, and program: A control system including: an input apparatus including a sensor portion; and a control apparatus including a coordinate generation portion that generates, based on a detection signal detected by the sensor portion, positional coordinates of a pointer on a screen, a selection area change portion that changes, in accordance with... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110298830 - Single point input variable zoom: A method and computer readable medium are disclosed for re-sizing screen content of a user interface comprising an initial view displayed within a touch-sensitive screen. A double tap and hold interaction is detected on the screen at an initial location. A drag interaction is detected, where the drag interaction comprises... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20110298834 - Apparatus and method for controlling back light: Disclosed herein is a backlight control apparatus, including an LED backlight drive unit driving an LED backlight module and a control unit outputting an enable signal deterministic of whether to drive the LED backlight drive unit or not to the LED backlight drive unit, and stepwisely decreasing or increasing the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20110298832 - Color sequential display and light source control method thereof: A color sequential display and a light source control method of the color sequential display are provided. The light source control method includes the following steps. A frame data of a frame period is received, wherein the frame period includes a plurality of color sub-frame periods. The frame data is... Agent: Himax Display, Inc.

20110298839 - Display apparatus and display control method: The present invention provides a display apparatus and a display control method capable of improving display quality of an image. The display apparatus is provided with an LED backlight (3) that illuminates each of a plurality of divided areas of a screen, a moved amount detection unit (7) that detects... Agent:

20110298835 - Display medium driving device, driving method, driving program storage medium, and display device: A driving device of a display medium that including first and second particle groups migrating independently due to a first voltage being imparted for a first time period, forming aggregates due to the first voltage being imparted for a second time period, and the aggregates migrating due to a second... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20110298840 - Driving method for dynamically driving a field sequential color liquid crystal display: A driving method for dynamically driving a field sequential color liquid crystal display is characterized in that a backlight includes at least two or more different colors, a plurality of fields constitute one frame, each field includes scanning time, non-scanning time of COMs and the time when the backlight is... Agent:

20110298843 - Dynamic power and brightness control for a display screen: An image is displayed on an electronic display device at a reduced power level. Power used by the display device is maintained below a predetermined maximum power level by uniformly scaling the initial optical intensity of an image to a lower optical intensity whenever displaying the image at the initial... Agent:

20110298838 - Electrophoretic display: A display apparatus comprises pixels (18) associated with intersections of select electrodes (17) and data electrodes (11) and having a bistable operation. A select driver (16) supplies select voltages (VG) to the select electrodes (17) to select a group of pixels (18). A data driver (10) supplies data voltages (VD)... Agent:

20110298833 - High contrast liquid crystal display: Devices and methods related to high-contrast liquid crystal displays (LCDs) are provided. For example, such an electronic device may include an LCD with two liquid crystal alignment layers not symmetric to one another and upper and lower polarizing layers respectively above and below the alignment layers. Light transmittance through the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110298837 - Methods and apparatus for calibrating a color display: Improved methods are provided for calibrating color on a color display coupled to a computer, which are useful for obtaining calibrated data in a virtual proof network for enabling different color devices to render consistent color. Methods involve user interactions with screens on the display to set color display parameters.... Agent:

20110298836 - Organic light emitting diode display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting diode display is disclosed. A signal from the pixels in the display is transmitted to a circuit which compensates the image data according to the signal, which is indicative of one or more of ageing of the organic light emitting diodes, the threshold voltages of the... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110298841 - Outdoor display system and display apparatus: The outdoor display system has a solar cell; electricity storing device which stores electric power; a display apparatus which displays information, and a control device which supplies the electric power obtained by the solar cell to the display apparatus or the electricity storing unit. The control device has an acquisition... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110298845 - Panel controller, liquid crystal display apparatus, signal modulation method, signal modulation program, and recording medium: The object of the invention is to prevent a large amount of unnecessary images from being displayed on an image on a liquid crystal display panel, due to a signal value of a pulse width modulation signal (PWM) which exceeds the minimum signal value of a vertical synchronization signal when... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110298846 - Plasma display panel and drive method for plasma display panel: A method for driving a plasma display panel includes a first mode for carrying out display by applying sustain pulses whose number corresponds to brightness weight of subfields; a second mode for carrying out display in which the one field period includes a smaller number of subfields than that of... Agent:

20110298844 - Power calibration of multiple light sources in a display screen: A display device with multiple light sources includes a detector that dynamically measures output intensities of the light sources as the light sources are producing light to cause an image to be formed on a display screen. A controller for the display device compares the measured output intensities with desired... Agent:

20110298847 - Remote status multifunction display for a transport vehicle: A display for a transport unit. The transport unit includes a trailer that defines a space with at least one zone, and a vehicle that is attachable to the trailer. The vehicle has a passenger compartment and a rear view mirror. A sensor is in communication with the transport unit... Agent: Thermo King Corporation

20110298842 - Sparse source array for display pixel array illumination with rotated far field plane: A pixel array display system including an illumination source of discrete emitters with uniform emitting areas, a separate collimator in front of each emitter, and a condenser in front of said collimators which focuses collimated light from the emitters onto the pixel array. The pixel array display system does not... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

  
12/01/2011 > 185 patent applications in 58 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110291915 - Portable terminal apparatus: A portable terminal apparatus is provided. The portable terminal includes a first unit including a first display part, a second unit including a second display part, and a switching part configured to cause the first unit and the second unit to switch between a first position in which the first... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110291916 - Method for transmitting an image from a first control unit to a second control unit and output unit: A method for transmitting an image from a first control unit to a second control unit is provided wherein a maintenance technician can view the same image on a head-mounted display from the first output unit as an expert in the back office. The image is played back on the... Agent:

20110291917 - In-vehicle image display apparatus: An in-vehicle image display apparatus comprising a state detecting device that detects a state of vehicle surroundings; a display device provided in at least in a window section of the vehicle and capable of displaying information; an image generating device that generates image data representing an image of the vehicle... Agent: Adc Technology Inc.

20110291918 - Enhancing vision using an array of sensor modules: According to one embodiment, a method for enhancing vision for a vehicle includes recording external surroundings of the vehicle by a sensor array comprising a plurality of sensor modules including at least two different types of sensor modules, such that the sensor array is coupled to the exterior of the... Agent: Raytheon Company

20110291919 - Off axis halo mitigation: A method for modifying an image to be displayed on a display includes receiving an image to be displayed on the display having a backlight and a transmissive panel. A backlight signal is provided to the backlight for causing the backlight to selectively illuminate different portions of the backlight with... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20110291920 - Electronic book: An electronic book includes a main body and a pivot member rotatably mounted to the main body. The main body includes an electrophoretic display, and defines a first receiving space in a bottom of the main body. The pivot member includes a base plate received in the first receiving space... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110291921 - Electronic paper display device: An electronic paper display device includes a first substrate, a plurality of display units and a plurality of light-emitting units. The first substrate includes first base and a plurality of electrodes disposed on the first base. The display units are disposed above the first substrate. The light-emitting units are respectively... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20110291923 - Application device of electronic paper software: The present invention relates to an application device of electronic paper software, generally including a first flexible display module, a second flexible display module, and a flexible input module, wherein the second flexible display module is formed on one side of the first flexible display module and the flexible input... Agent:

20110291922 - Systems and methods for automatic disable of input devices: Systems, methods, apparatuses and computer program products configured to provide intelligent filtering techniques to reduce errant device inputs are described. For example, filtering out the data input from a touch pad while typing on the keyboard or operating with a pointing stick, even if the touch pad is sensing contact,... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore

20110291924 - Optical navigation device and associated methods: A sensor for an optical device includes an array of pixels in rows and columns which detect and process illumination falling thereon so as to identify inputs generated by a user on a surface of the optical device. A second reset period of variable length between a black calibration phase... Agent:

20110291925 - System and method for object recognition and tracking in a video stream: Provided is a system and method for object detection and tracking in a video stream. Frames of the video stream are divided into regions of interest and a probability that the region contains at least a portion of an object to be tracked is calculated for each region of interest.... Agent: Eyesight Mobile Technologies Ltd.

20110291929 - Computer readable storage medium having stored therein information processing program, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing system: Correspondence data representing correspondence between a plurality of selection target objects and the attitude of an input device is stored in an information processing apparatus. In accordance with attitude/motion data acquired from the input device, the attitude of the input device is calculated. In accordance with the correspondence data, a... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110291926 - Gesture recognition system using depth perceptive sensors: Acquired three-dimensional positional information is used to identify user created gesture(s), which gesture(s) are classified to determine appropriate input(s) to an associated electronic device or devices. Preferably at at least one instance of a time interval, the posture of a portion of a user is recognized, based at least one... Agent: Canesta, Inc.

20110291928 - Multifunctional flexible handwriting board and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention discloses a multifunctional flexible handwriting board and its manufacturing method. The multifunctional flexible handwriting board comprises a name plate, a linear plate, a shock absorbing layer and a circuit board. The name plate is made of a flexible material and has an upper surface uses as a... Agent:

20110291927 - Smart method and device for adaptive user interface experiences: A wireless communication device (200) and method (300). The method (300) can include: detecting (310) a motion signature in a wireless communication device; sensing (320) a location of the wireless communication device; and setting (330) a user interface experience, based on the detected motion signature and sensed location of the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20110291930 - Electronic device with touch input function and touch input method thereof: An electronic device includes a touch input unit, a memory and a processing unit. The memory stores a table recording relationships between different time ranges and different functions executed by the electronic device. In the table, each time range corresponds to a function. The processing unit records the duration of... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110291931 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse includes a driver module, a plurality of wheels, a control module, and a plurality of sensors. The control module is electrically connected to the driver module and the sensors, and is capable of controlling the driver module to drive the wheels. The driver module is capable of... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110291932 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse includes a control module and a light emitting module connected to the control module. When the light emitting module is connected to a power supply of a computer by the control module, the control module detects intensity of ambient light around the computer mouse and controls the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110291933 - Presenting a new user screen in response to detection of a user motion: A second user interface screen is presented to a user in response to detection of a predefined user motion associated with a first user interface screen. In one embodiment, a method includes: presenting, via a display of an end-user device, a first user interface screen; detecting, via a user input... Agent: Xobni, Inc.

20110291939 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, input apparatus, and sensor sheet: An information processing apparatus includes: a key array having a key layout in which rows of input keys parallel to a first direction are arranged in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction and the input keys belonging to one row are shifted in the first direction to the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110291936 - Touch-type transparent keyboard: A touch-type transparent keyboard is for use with an electronic device. The touch-type transparent keyboard includes a touch screen, a control module electrically connecting to the touch screen, a transparent plate and a keyboard layer. The keyboard layer includes a number of key icons. The keyboard layer is disposed between... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110291937 - Touch-type transparent keyboard: A touch-type transparent keyboard is for use with cooperation with an electronic device. The touch-type transparent keyboard includes a touch screen, a control module, a transparent plate. The control module is electronically connected to the touch screen. The transparent plate includes a plurality of key icons made of transparent electroluminescence... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110291938 - Touch-type transparent keyboard: A touch-type transparent keyboard includes a touch screen, a transparent plate, and a light module. The touch screen is located on the transparent plate. The light module is located at a side of the transparent plate. When the light from the light module shines on the key icons and the... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110291934 - Touchscreen operation threshold methods and apparatus: A computer implemented method for performing a user-defined function in a computer system, performed by the computer system that is programmed to perform the method includes determining by a display a display position in response to a change and a rate change in state of a user-controlled user input device,... Agent: Mcube Inc.

20110291935 - Wireless keyboard with pivotal camera and micro-projector: A wireless keyboard in cooperation with a PC having a display includes a housing; a plurality of keys mounted on the housing; a micro-projector pivotably mounted on a front end of the housing; a camera pivotably mounted on the front end of the housing besides the micro-projector; and a touchpad... Agent: Sunrex Technology Corp.

20110291940 - Data entry system: A system for data entry is provided. The system includes a touch sensitive pad for inputting user gestures and a processor to assign a virtual keypad to the touch sensitive pad such that user gestures on the pad correspond to keys of the virtual keypad. According to one embodiment gestures... Agent:

20110291941 - Handheld electronic device and method for dual-mode disambiguation of text input: A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software that is operable to disambiguate text input. In response to an ambiguous editing input at a location preceding at least a portion of an output word, the software performs one disambiguation operation with respect to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110291942 - Display method, application program and computer readable medium for computer key function: A display method, an application program and a computer readable medium for displaying key function are disclosed. The display method for computer key function includes steps user pressing a special keys on the keyboard, triggering an internal embedded controller in the computer and further detecting hardware function set up in... Agent: Shuttle Inc.

20110291964 - Apparatus and method for gesture control of a dual panel electronic device: An electronic device includes a processor, a first touch screen and a second touch screen. The first touch screen displays an object. An object transition module executed by the processor includes executable instructions to map a gesture applied to the object to a set of object movement parameters and then... Agent: Kno, Inc.

20110291969 - Apparatus and method for right/left hand orientation of a dual panel electronic device: An electronic device includes a processor, a first touch screen displaying a page for reading and a second touch screen displaying a pad for writing. An object transition module is executed by the processor. The object transition module includes executable instructions to detect a rotational input applied to the pad.... Agent: Kno, Inc.

20110291979 - Electronic apparatus and input control method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a touch screen display, a first region setup module, a second region setup module, an operation detection module, a first data output module and a second data output module. The first region setup module sets a first region including plural input regions... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110291955 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a housing, at least two elastic latching members, an inner frame received in the housing, and at least two fixing members. The housing defines at least two locking portions, the inner frame defines at least two fixing portions, the at least two elastic latching members are... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110291970 - Electronic device and operation method thereof: An electronic device including a touch display panel, a panel touch control unit, and an image adjustment unit is provided. The panel touch control unit is electronically connected to the touch display panel. The image adjustment unit is electronically connected to the touch display panel. In operation, the touch display... Agent: Compal Electronics, Inc.

20110291973 - Electronic device having touch panel and operating control method: An electronic device includes a touch panel, a position detecting portion, an operating control portion and a detection sensitivity control portion. The position detecting portion detects a close coordinate when sensing that a pointing means comes close to a position on a close plane away from the touch panel by... Agent: J&k Car Electronics Corporation

20110291950 - Electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same: A method includes detecting a first touch at a first location and a second touch at a second location on a touch-sensitive display, determining a first force value and a second force value based on measured force values at force sensors, force sensor locations, and the first and second locations,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110291951 - Electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same: A method includes detecting a first touch at a first location and a second touch at a second location on a touch-sensitive display, determining a first force value by a first sensor and a second force value by a second sensor, wherein the first force value and the second force... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110291975 - Haptic operating device: A haptic operating device particularly for motor vehicles, having a touch panel having at least one touch-sensitive area. When the area is touched, a switching signal can be triggered and the touch panel can be activated by a motion drive to be able to move at a certain rhythm in... Agent:

20110291956 - Hierarchical touchpad interaction: Techniques utilizing a hierarchically-arranged touchpad in conjunction with different types of user interfaces are described.... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc.

20110291971 - Highly integrated touch screen handheld device: The present invention provides a highly integrated handheld device including a control unit, a storage unit, a main body display unit, a first connection unit capable of communicating directly or via an internal network with a first device compliant with a predetermined standard, a second connection unit capable of connecting... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20110291963 - Liquid crystal display panel with embedded touch panel and method for manufacturing the same: A touch display device includes a display panel, a conductive layer disposed on the display panel, a touch electrode disposed adjacent to the conductive layer and on the display panel, a routing line coupled to the touch electrode, and a polarizer disposed on the touch electrode and the conductive layer,... Agent:

20110291974 - Method and apparatus for supporting input function when touch interface of a touchscreen-based device malfunctions: A method and apparatus for supporting an input function to a touchscreen-based device when the touch interface malfunctions are provided. The input function supporting method includes detecting an input operation via a function key, determining, when the input operation is performed via the function key, an input manner of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110291967 - Operation method for touch panel of portable terminal and portable terminal supporting the same: An operation method for a touch panel of a portable terminal and a portable terminal supporting the same are provided. The operation method for a touch panel of a portable terminal includes activating the touch panel, collecting touch-down events from the activated touch panel, acquiring a vertical synchronous signal for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110291949 - Palmtop electronic product: A palmtop electronic product includes a casing having opposite first and second sides. A screen is mounted to the first side of the casing. A first input unit is mounted to the second side of the casing. A control unit is mounted in the casing and electrically connected to the... Agent: National Cheng Kung University

20110291965 - Power supply device enabling interactive display control: A power supply device enabling an interactive display control that can transfer the electricity data, the rotation speed data and the temperature data generated by the power supply to an interactive display module is disclosed. In addition, the interactive display module may implement prompt adjustment to output voltage and fan... Agent: Golden Emperor International Ltd.

20110291954 - Providing non-visual feedback for non-physical controls: Techniques are described herein to assist users to operate non-physical controls in situations where the users are unable to visually locate the controls. According to one embodiment, the device containing the non-physical controls is designed to give non-visual feedback to the user based, at least on part, on the distance... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110291953 - Robot device and platform for social networking: A small microcontroller based robotic toy includes various rich features on its small footprint. User input sensing includes a smooth scrolling enabled resistive or capacitive touch sensing pad primarily for child-friendly menu navigation. Pressure activated squeeze areas of the robot surface facilitate exchange of special gifts and emoticons through a... Agent: National University Of Singapore

20110291972 - Serial presentation with interactive guide: A device for presenting serial adaptation of a body of text, such as a work of literature for example, and a corresponding interactive reader's guide may provide an accessible platform for readers to experience a serial adaptation of a body of text. A first page of a first plurality of... Agent: Throwaway Horse LLC

20110291948 - Systems and methods for determining intentional touch screen contact: A device configured to distinguish between intentional and inadvertent input is provided. Input may be in the form of touch screen or on-screen keyboard input. Such input is examined such that a device may ignore unintentional and resting contact while reacting only to purposeful contact. The characteristics of unintentional and... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore

20110291944 - Systems and methods for improved touch screen response: This document discloses examples of systems, methods, and articles of manufacture that may provide one or more advantages relating to determining which touch on a touch screen is intended and which touch or touches are inadvertent.... Agent:

20110291978 - Touch display panel and manufacturing method thereof: A touch display panel and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The touch display panel includes a PCB, a display panel, a touch panel, a first conductive adhesive and a second conductive adhesive. The touch panel, electrically connected to the PCB, includes a substrate and a plurality of signal traces.... Agent: Dongguan Masstop Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.

20110291943 - Touch interface for three-dimensional display control: An electronic device includes a first touch panel disposed on a first side of the device. The first touch panel receives a first touch input. The electronic device further includes a display disposed on the first side of the device, and a touch interface disposed on a second side of... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110291976 - Touch panel device, display device equipped with touch panel device, and control method of touch panel device: A touch panel device includes an input screen page; an operation element generating unit configured to generate one or more operation elements to be displayed as one or more images on a display unit positioned underneath the input screen page; an oscillation generating unit configured to generate an oscillation for... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd

20110291977 - Touch panel incorporating display device: In a touch panel incorporating a display device, a first sensor line (120) narrower than a first dummy line (130) is disposed on an interlayer insulating film (240) formed on an insulating substrate (100) at a location corresponding to a first dummy line (130), and a second sensor line (150)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110291966 - Touch screen device: According to the present invention, a touch screen device includes a first electrode having a plurality of first conductor lines, inclined at a predetermined angle in clockwise and counterclockwise directions with respect to a first direction and provided at a predetermined interval to form a grid-shaped pattern; and a second... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110291961 - Touch-sensing display panel: A touch-sensing display panel includes a panel and a touch-sensing layer. The panel has a display region and a non-display region. The touch-sensing layer overlaps the display region and the non-display region.... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110291947 - Touch-sensitive display: An electronic device is described comprising a touch-sensitive display movable, relative to a base, between a first position and a second position. The electronic device includes a deflector that moves the touch-sensitive display at least laterally to the second position when the touch sensitive display is depressed.... Agent:

20110291962 - Touch-type transparent input device: A touch-type transparent working in input mode or display mode includes a transparent display screen, a touch screen, a central processing unit, a touch screen controller, and a display screen controller. The touch screen is located on the transparent display screen and electronically connected to the transparent display screen. The... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110291957 - Touch-type transparent keyboard: A touch-type transparent keyboard is for use with an electronic device. The touch-type transparent keyboard includes a touch screen, a control module electrically connecting to the touch screen, a transparent plate and a writing pad. The transparent plate includes a number of key icons and a driver circuit electrically connecting... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110291958 - Touch-type transparent keyboard: A touch-type transparent keyboard is for use with an electronic device. The touch-type transparent keyboard includes a touch screen, a transparent plate, a keyboard layer. The transparent plate includes a lens. The keyboard layer is disposed between the touch screen and the transparent plate. The lens facilitates people with poor... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110291959 - Touch-type transparent keyboard: A touch-type transparent keyboard is for use with an electronic device. The touch-type transparent keyboard includes a touch screen, a control module, and a transparent plate. The control module is electrically connected to the touch screen. The transparent plate includes a plurality of key icons, a driver circuit, and a... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110291960 - Touch-type transparent keyboard: A touch-type transparent keyboard is for use with an electronic device. The touch-type transparent keyboard includes a touch screen and a transparent plate. The transparent plate is attached under the touch screen. The transparent plate includes a plurality of key icons made of luminous material. The key icons can absorb... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110291946 - Touchpad interaction: Techniques utilizing a rear-facing touch panel are described for implementing user interfaces in a handheld device.... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc.

20110291968 - Transparent electrically conductive substrate: The transparent electrically conductive substrate is provided with a transparent electrically conducting film formed on one or both surfaces of the transparent plastic substrate, and a metal electrode on each transparent electrically conducting film, wherein the transparent electrically conductive substrate has a delamination strength of 0.5 kg/cm or higher between... Agent:

20110291952 - User interface: An apparatus, method and computer program are provided. The method comprises: controlling a touch sensitive display, while a user digit is detected hovering a distance from the touch sensitive display, to display a transient indication of first content for pasting, wherein if the user subsequently moves the user digit away... Agent: Nokia Coporation

20110291945 - User interface with z-axis interaction: A user interface presents a plurality of items configured as a stack in a display of a device. The stack is scrollable in a direction oblique to a plane of the display for successively viewing the items in the stack. Some implementations provide for control of the user interface based... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc.

20110291981 - Analog touchscreen methods and apparatus: A computer implemented method for determining an intensity of user input to a computer system, performed by the computer system that is programmed to perform the method includes determining by a display, an indication of a finger position a user in response to a change in finger position relative to... Agent: Mcube Inc.

20110291984 - Capacitive touch panel and ghost point determination method: A capacitive touch panel and a ghost point determination method are provided. The capacitive touch panel includes a touch sensing plate and a touch sensing module. The touch sensing plate includes a plurality of sensing units. The sensing units are disposed along a first direction and a second direction to... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110291986 - High speed low power multi-touch touch device and controller therefor: A touch-sensitive device includes a touch panel, a drive unit, a sense unit, and a measurement unit. A touch applied to a node of the panel changes a capacitive coupling between two electrodes (a drive electrode and a sense electrode) of the touch panel. The drive unit delivers a drive... Agent:

20110291985 - Information terminal, screen component display method, program, and recording medium: An information terminal that enables a desired screen component to be easily found and an original state prior to movement of a screen component to be easily discerned is provided. An information terminal includes: a display surface that displays a plurality of icons; a contactless input unit that detects information... Agent:

20110291982 - Touch display apparatus and touch sensing device thereof: A touch display apparatus including a display panel and a touch sensing device disposed on the display panel is provided. The touch sensing device includes a plurality of sensing electrodes arranged in parallel to a first direction and a plurality of driving electrodes arranged in parallel to a second direction.... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110291983 - Touch display device: A touch display device includes a display module, a touch module, and an elastic optical film. The touch module is disposed above the display module. The elastic optical film is not adhesive and is located between the touch module and the display module. The elastic optical film is elastically deformed... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110291980 - Touch panel, touch-detecting method thereof and display apparatus with touch function: A touch panel is adapted for detecting a touch location of a touch point. The touch panel comprises a substrate and at least one first-direction detecting device. The first-direction detecting device is arranged at a first direction of the substrate to detect a first-direction coordinate value of the touch point.... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110291987 - Touch-sensitive device: A touch-sensitive device includes a transparent substrate, a touch-sensing structure, a decorative layer, a metal trace layer, a first insulation layer and a second insulation layer. The touch-sensing structure is disposed on the transparent substrate and located in a touch-sensitive region of the touch-sensitive device. The decorative layer is disposed... Agent:

20110291988 - Method and system for recognition of user gesture interaction with passive surface video displays: A system recognizes user-object gesture interactions with the surface of a monitor display, with hover space defined spaced-apart from the display surface, or in virtual scroll regions defined on the periphery of the monitor display. The system recognizes user-object interactions, e.g., gestures, and can affect what is displayed commensurately. The... Agent: Canesta, Inc.

20110291992 - Optical sensor array: An optical sensor array comprises a photo-sensitive area formed by an array of chiplets having individual light-sensitive elements, each element configured to produce a signal or signals in response to incident light. The displacement of a chiplet from a predetermined position is derivable from the output signal or signals of... Agent: Cambridge Display Technology Limited

20110291991 - Portable optical touch system: There is provided a portable optical touch system including a first image sensing module, a second image sensing module, a connecting device, a communication interface and a processing circuit. The two image sensing modules have partially overlapped field of views and the partially overlapped field of views is for defining... Agent:

20110291990 - Projection display system and attaching device: A projection display system includes: an image projection device projecting an image on a projection surface; an optical detecting device; and an attaching device, wherein the optical detecting device includes an irradiating section emitting an irradiation light toward a detection region which is set along the projection surface, a light... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110291989 - System and method for contactless touch screen: A touch screen that employs a lens-less linear IR sensor array and an IR light source from a single location at the periphery of the screen to illuminate one or more objects proximate to the screen surface and detect light reflected from such objects. The sensor array is paired with... Agent: General Display, Ltd.

20110291993 - Touch panel, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, and touch panel-integrated liquid crystal display device: A touch panel includes: an infrared light transmitting material through which infrared light is transmitted and which has a surface as a touch surface (20) touched by a detection subject; area sensors (3) including photo sensor elements (4) below a touch region, which is touched by the detection subject, of... Agent:

20110291995 - Sterilizing device and manufacturing method for sterilizing device: A sterilizing device comprises a light guiding member and an ultraviolet (UV) light source. The light guiding member has a surface. The UV light source emits UV light rays such that the UV light rays are guided into the guiding member based on a total internal reflection. When an object... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110291994 - Touch screen panel and display device having the same: A touch screen panel includes a plurality of first sensing patterns and a plurality of second sensing patterns formed in a touch active region and connected to each other in a first direction and in a second direction, respectively; and a plurality of position detecting lines positioned in a touch... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110291996 - Multi-layer coversheet for saw touch panel: A touch panel includes a surface acoustic wave propagating substrate having top and bottom surfaces and a multi-layer coversheet that is positioned over the substrate. The coversheet includes a load-spreading layer, a compliant layer and an anti-sticking layer. The load-spreading layer has top and bottom surfaces, and the top surface... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation

20110291997 - System and methods for calibratable translation of position: A calibratable system for translating a position input by a user to a first device to a position output of a second device includes a translation module and a calibration module. The translation module receives the position input by the user to the first device and that translates the position... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110291998 - Calibrating a digital stylus: A method for calibrating a digital stylus comprising imaging a portion of a calibration pattern area of a data encoding pattern using an imaging module of the stylus in order to generate calibration data representing an error in alignment for the stylus, and using the calibration data to adjust subsequent... Agent:

20110291999 - Stylus: A stylus includes a housing, a stylus body and a first rotating member. The stylus body includes a tip. The first rotating member is coupled between the housing and the stylus body so the stylus body rotatably engages with the housing. The tip moves from one side of the first... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110292000 - Stylus: A stylus includes a housing, a stylus body including a tip, a pen including a head, a first rotating member and a second rotating member. The first rotating member is coupled between the housing and the stylus body so the stylus body rotatably engages with the housing. The second rotating... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110292003 - Stylus: A stylus includes a stylus member including a first housing defining a first receptacle; a stylus body assembly slidably and non-rotatably accommodated in the first receptacle. The stylus body assembly including a first threaded hole, and a pen member including a second housing defining a second receptacle, a pen assembly... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110292001 - Stylus retaining mechanism for portable electronic device: A stylus retaining mechanism for portable electronic device includes a housing, a button assembly and a rejection assembly. The housing defines a receiving chamber to receive a stylus. The button assembly attached to the housing includes a button and a first elastic member. One end of the first elastic member... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110292002 - Stylus retaining mechanism for portable electronic device: A stylus retaining mechanism is configured for retaining a stylus to a housing. The stylus includes a latching portion. The stylus retaining mechanism includes a locking assembly. The housing includes a fixing portion, an opening and a receiving chamber communicating with the opening. The receiving chamber is configured to receive... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110292004 - Operating device for a user interface: The present invention relates to an operating device for a user interface and a method for generating a control signal by way of a user interface. For example, the operating device comprises operating elements and a control device, by means of which at least one control signal can be generated... Agent: Omikron Data Quality Gmbh

20110292005 - Display apparatus and method for eliminating ghost thereof: A display apparatus includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of pixel transistors, a plurality of pixel electrodes, a gate driver, a source driver and a discharge circuit. The data lines are intersected with the scan lines. Each of the pixel transistors is electrically... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20110292006 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes a scan driver transmitting a plurality of scan signals to a plurality of scan lines, a data driver transmitting a plurality of data signals to a plurality of data lines, a display unit including a plurality of pixels connected to corresponding scan lines and corresponding data... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co. Ltd.

20110292008 - Display device and driving method thereof: In order to achieve lower power consumption, a technique of performing display (partial display) by utilizing only a part of a display area is used. For example, a display area is divided, a plurality of driver circuits for driving the divided display areas independently are provided, and only a region... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110292007 - Shift register, display device provided with same, and method of driving shift register: A display device is implemented that does not cause abnormal operation even if a shift in threshold voltage occurs in a transistor composing a shift register. Each bistable circuit includes an output terminal that outputs a state signal; a thin film transistor having a drain terminal to which a clock... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110292010 - 3d glasses and a 3d display apparatus: Three-dimensional (3D) glasses according to the present disclosure are interconnected to a 3D display apparatus and include: a glass unit, a glass driving unit which drives the glass unit, an infrared (IR) sensor unit which receives a sync signal transmitted from the 3D display apparatus, a window unit which, when... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110292009 - Electronic device and method for automatically adjusting opening angle thereof: An electronic device includes a base, a display pivotably connecting to the base, a detecting unit, a processing unit, and a driving unit. The detecting unit is for detecting a positional relationship between the display and a user in front of the display. The processing unit is for generating an... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110292011 - Pll, display using the same, and method for timing controller to generate clock using the same: Provided are a phase-locked loop (PLL) receiving an input clock and generating a clock, a display using the PLL, and a method for a timing controller to generate a clock using the PLL. The display includes a timing controller configured to generate a first clock using a PLL, insert the... Agent: Anapass Inc.

20110292012 - Method for driving liquid crsytal display and liquid crsytal display using same: An exemplary liquid crystal display (LCD) provides data lines, gate lines, and pixel units arranged as a matrix array. A method for driving the LCD includes a step of analyzing and determining polarities of one column of the pixel units as determining pixels, thereby defining a first polarity group and... Agent: Innocom Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110292020 - Display device and method: A display device and method are provided. The display device includes a timing controller configured to insert a clock between data and transmit the data in which the clock has been inserted, transmission lines configured to transfer the data in which the clock has been inserted, and data driver integrated... Agent: Anapass Inc.

20110292017 - Display device and method of driving thereof: A display is disclosed. The display includes electrodes in an edge region of the panels to which AC voltages are applied to reduce the effects of ionic particles.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110292013 - Electronic book: An electronic book includes a main body and an attached flexible hose lamp.... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20110292019 - Image display device: Provided is an image display device including: a pixel circuit; a power supply line; a data line for supplying a data signal to the pixel circuit; and a current path control unit. The pixel circuit includes: a light emitting element; a drive transistor for controlling a current flowing to the... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20110292018 - Liquid crystal display device: An area control section individually sets illumination intensity (light control value) of each backlight cell corresponding to each area of the display screen. A spatial filter corrects the light control values so that spatial distribution of the light control values becomes more moderate between adjoining areas. A black area control... Agent: Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110292021 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving same: In a liquid crystal display device which uses an electric field whereby a sufficient reset effect or sufficient overdrive effect is obtained at a lower-limit temperature at which the device is used, but which does not produce bounce at normal temperatures, the electric field applied has an intensity greater than... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110292016 - Liquid crystal display device with decreased power consumption: The present invention relates to enhancing low power consumption of a display device having a SRAM. The display device includes a drive circuit receiving video data; video lines connected the drive circuit; and pixels connected to the video signals. The drive circuit includes a memory storing the video data in... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20110292014 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device that can display an image with desired luminance is disclosed. The organic light emitting display device includes: pixels at crossing regions of scan lines and data lines; first control transistors between a first power supply (for supplying current to the pixels) and the pixels... Agent:

20110292015 - Organic light emitting display device with pixel and driving method thereof: A pixel operating in a concurrent (or simultaneous) emission method includes: an organic light emitting diode; a second transistor for controlling an amount of current flowing to a second power supply through the organic light emitting diode from a first power supply, the first power supply being coupled to a... Agent:

20110292027 - Backlight control device and method for controlling a driving current of an led: A backlight control device for controlling a driving current of an LED is disclosed. By controlling current outputs from current sources of a plurality of current output units, a display will be able to generate desirable backlight. Then by adjusting currents output by the plurality of current output units, brightness... Agent:

20110292026 - Display apparatus with a display device and method of driving the display device: A display apparatus (1) comprises a matrix display device (DD) with pixels (10) wherein particles (14) move in a fluid (13) between electrodes (6, 6′, 7). An optical state of the pixels (10) is defined by a value of a drive voltage (VDi) and a duration (Di) of a drive... Agent: Adrea, LLC.

20110292025 - Display device: The present invention achieves a display device capable of quick compensation of charging of parasitic capacitance with a simple configuration and low power consumption. The display device in accordance with the present invention includes (i) pixels, (ii) signal wires (Sj), and (iii) an operational amplifier (OP1) having a non-inverting input... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110292023 - Method of processing data and display apparatus performing the method: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a data processor, a data driver, and a gate driver. The display panel displays images. The data processor generates at least one interpolated frame data by using a first motion vector calculated by a plurality of frame data, and generates a current frame... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110292024 - Mode conversion method, and display driving integrated circuit and image processing system using the method: According to an example embodiment, a display driving integrated circuit (IC) includes a timing controller and a plurality of source drivers. The timing controller is configured to output a plurality of signals to the plurality of source drivers, and at least one of the timing controller and the plurality of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110292022 - Power converting apparatus and power converting method: A power converting apparatus including a power converting unit and a control unit is provided. The power converting unit receives an input voltage and generates an output voltage for a display driving unit according to a control signal. The control unit provides the control signal to the power converting unit,... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20110292028 - Device and method for driving image display device: A device for driving an image display device that includes an image display panel, a plurality of drivers for driving the image display panel, a Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) transmission unit for converting external image data and a plurality of control signals including frame ratio setting signals into LVDS... Agent:

20110292029 - 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 DC/DC converter that converts and outputs DC voltage to be input into a preset voltage and supplies the output voltage as a driving voltage of an e-paper panel; a sensing... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110292030 - Map display device: A map display device 11 according to the present invention includes: a display monitor 16 at which a display screen displaying a map is divided into a plurality of split areas and a set of weather information is displayed over each of the split areas; a satellite radio reception unit... Agent: Clarion Co., Ltd

20110292042 - 3d digital painting: The present invention provides method and system for 3D hand-painting and 3D hand-drawing. The system corresponding to the invented method comprises: an electronic monitor and computer, means for 3D digital vision, multi-axis input control device allowing digital painting or drawing on the canvas, additional input control device for virtual changing... Agent:

20110292037 - 3d model comparison: Techniques for comparing 3D models are provided. A method for comparing 3D models includes obtaining a first skeleton of a first 3D model, obtaining a second skeleton of a second 3D model, and calculating similarity between the first and the second 3D models based on distance, angle, and inter-position related... Agent: Nanjing University

20110292038 - 3d video conversion: According to an embodiment of the present invention, a primary stream of video frames derived from 3D video game console can be packed into time multiplexed format in which left eye and right eye images are packed into a single frame. The stream of frames can be coupled into first... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment America, LLC

20110292043 - Depth map coding to reduce rendered distortion: Several implementations relate to depth map coding. In one implementation, a depth coding rate, that results from coding one or more portions of a depth map using a particular coding mode, is determined. The depth map can be used to render video for a different view than that of the... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20110292044 - Depth map coding using video information: Several implementations relate to depth map coding. In one implementation, it is determined that differences between collocated video blocks are small enough to be interchanged. Based on that determination, a depth block corresponding to a first of the video blocks is coded using an indicator that instructs a decoder to... Agent:

20110292036 - Depth sensor with application interface: A method for processing data includes receiving a depth map of a scene containing a body of a humanoid subject. The depth map includes a matrix of pixels, each pixel corresponding to a respective location in the scene and having a respective pixel depth value indicative of a distance from... Agent: Primesense Ltd.

20110292033 - Handheld electronic device: A hand-held electronic device (10) includes an upper housing (21) and a lower housing (11) which are foldable. An upper LCD (22) capable of displaying an image which is stereoscopically visible with naked eyes is provided on an inner side surface of the upper housing (21).... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110292035 - Image output control apparatus and image output control method: According to one embodiment, an image output control apparatus includes a detector and a controller. The detector is configured to detect a capability of an image display apparatus. The controller is configured to execute control to output one of a 2D image and a 3D image to the image display... Agent:

20110292031 - Manipulable human interactive proofs: A manipulable human interactive proof (HIP) displays at most a portion of verification information. A user performs at least one manipulation on the HIP display to obtain full verification information.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110292032 - Multilevel display control list in tile based 3d computer graphics system: A method and apparatus are provided for rendering a 3 dimensional computer graphics image. The image is divided into plurality of rectangular tiles which are arranged in a multi level structure comprising a plurality of levels of progressively larger groupings of tiles. Image data is divided into a plurality of... Agent:

20110292034 - Real time concurrent design of shape, texture, and motion for 3d character animation: Systems and methods for automatically generating animation-ready 3D character models based upon model parameter, clothing selections, and texture-region color component selections are described. One embodiment of the invention includes an application server configured to receive the user defined model parameters and the at least one texture selection via a user... Agent: Mixamo, Inc.

20110292041 - Stereoscopic display apparatus and method of driving the same: A stereoscopic display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel for scanning an image alternately at a first frame frequency and a second frame frequency, different from the first frame frequency, an image signal input unit for inputting an image signal to the display panel, a backlight... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110292040 - Stereoscopic display system: A stereoscopic display system includes: a display panel; a backlight; and shutter eyeglasses including a left-eye shutter and a right-eye shutter. The backlight is off during a period in which the left-eye and right-eye shutters both are open.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110292045 - Three-dimensional image output device and three-dimensional image output method: A three-dimensional image output device includes: a viewpoint image acquiring device for acquiring a plurality of viewpoint images obtained by photographing a same subject from a plurality of viewpoints; a parallax information acquiring device for acquiring parallax amounts in a plurality of sets of feature points at which features substantially... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110292039 - Visualization processing method and apparatus: This method includes: generating data of a mask surface with respect to visualization data arranged in a virtual three-dimensional space, for calculation values at respective calculation points; identifying, from a first data storage storing, as time-series data, positions of the calculation points and calculation values at the calculation points, a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110292046 - Generating animated voronoi treemaps to visualize dynamic hierarchical data: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for generating animated treemaps, such as Voronoi treemaps, to visualize dynamic hierarchical data. Changes in data are displayed using a treemap, by obtaining a multi-level tessellation having a plurality of regions as an initial state (obtained, for example, during an initialization phase); and iteratively processing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110292047 - Method of three-dimensional image data processing: The present invention relates to the field of data processing, and particularly to a software system and associated method for 3D image processing. The invention is to transform 3D images into space codes, and further align code-associated 3D images with known data within a target database.... Agent: National Tsing Hua University

20110292048 - Graphic processing unit (gpu) with configurable filtering module and operation method thereof: A graphic processing unit (GPU) with a configurable filtering module (CFU) and an operation method thereof are presented. The graphic processing unit comprises a memory module and a configurable filtering module. The memory module stores at least one texture image. The configurable filtering module, connected to the memory module, comprises... Agent:

20110292049 - Motion sensor: A motion sensor having a coiled member, light emitter, and light detector. The coiled member is bendable in response to lateral forces applied thereto. The coiled member defines an internal open ended channel having a first end opposite a second end. The emitter is adjacent the first end and emits... Agent:

20110292050 - Generating animated voronoi treemaps to visualize dynamic hierarchical data with node insertion: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for generating animated treemaps, such as Voronoi treemaps, with node insertion to visualize dynamic hierarchical data. A treemap is processed by obtaining a multi-level tessellation having a plurality of existing regions; and inserting at least one new region into the multi-level tessellation by adjusting one... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110292051 - Automatic avatar creation: A three-dimensional (“3D”) avatar can be automatically created that resembles the physical appearance of an individual captured in one or more input images or video frames. The avatar can be further customized by the individual in an editing environment and used in various applications, including but not limited to gaming,... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110292052 - Caption-generating method for representing pitch, and caption display method: Provided is a method of generating a caption using lyrics caption data to display a lyrics caption in synchronization with audio data. The method includes dividing the audio data into a plurality of reference sections, extracting a reference note from notes of the audio data within each of the reference... Agent:

20110292053 - Placement of animated elements using vector fields: The placement of one animated element in a virtualized three-dimensional environment can be accomplished with reference to a second animated element and a vector field derived from the relationship thereof. If the first animated element is “inside” the second animated element after the second one was moved to a new... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110292054 - System and method for low bandwidth image transmission: An image transmission method (and related system) for obtaining data of a local subject and processing the data of the local subject to fit a local model of at least a region of the local subject and extract parameters of the local model to capture features of the region of... Agent: University Of Virginia Patent Foundation

20110292055 - Systems and methods for animating non-humanoid characters with human motion data: Systems, methods and products for animating non-humanoid characters with human motion are described. One aspect includes selecting key poses included in initial motion data at a computing system; obtaining non-humanoid character key poses which provide a one to one correspondence to selected key poses in said initial motion data; and... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20110292056 - Programming and multiprocessing environment for computerized recognition: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to techniques for providing an environment for the efficient execution of recognition tasks. A novel environment is provided which automatically and efficiently executes a recognition program on as many computer processors as available. This program, deconstructed into separate tasks, may be executed by... Agent:

20110292057 - Dynamic bandwidth determination and processing task assignment for video data processing: A method and apparatus for dynamic bandwidth determination and processing task assignment is disclosed. Embodiments include a video driver/interface that communicates with a video processing application such as a video editor. The video driver/interface is configurable to determine a best configuration of the system in order optimally perform the chosen... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20110292058 - Non-volatile storage for graphics hardware: Methods and systems may provide for an apparatus having a graphics processing unit (GPU) and a non-volatile memory dedicated to the GPU. If a request for content is detected, a determination may be made as to whether the non-volatile memory contains the content.... Agent:

20110292059 - Video frame self-refresh in a sink device: A sink device having a display panel capable of performing a video frame self-refresh as directed by a source device is described. A source determines that a video frame will persist (i.e., remain the same). In this situation, the frame data does not need to be repeatedly transmitted over a... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20110292060 - Frame buffer sizing to optimize the performance of on screen graphics in a digital electronic device: In the instant invention an improved method and device is described for utilizing the frame buffer of and electronic device with a display. The frame buffer is enlarged well beyond the dimensions of the display and the user is unable to change which region of the frame buffer is visible... Agent: Kno, Inc.

20110292062 - Image processing apparatus, method, and storage medium storing a program: A photo frame 1 controls an initial frame storing unit 111 that stores image data of an image, a painting-like conversion contents storing unit 113 that stores priorities for a plurality of characteristic regions constituting the image, a display data generation unit 105 that extracts image data of the plurality... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110292061 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, computer program, and information processing system: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a setting information changing unit adapted to change setting information for setting a presentation state of a content on the basis of viewing environment information representing an environment in which the content is to be viewed and presentation state changing information for... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110292064 - Discrete element texture synthesis: Output textures may be generated by synthesizing an input texture comprising discrete elements with a set of boundary conditions. Elements of the input texture are copied from the input texture to an output texture that is defined by a set of boundary conditions and are then refined. The elements of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110292065 - Reconfigurable dual texture pipeline with shared texture cache: Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide texture caches and related circuits that store and retrieve texels in an efficient manner. One such texture circuit can provide a configurable number of texel quads for a configurable number of pixels. For bilinear filtering, texels for a comparatively greater number of pixels can... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20110292063 - Rolling texture context data structure for maintaining texture data in a multithreaded image processing pipeline: A multithreaded rendering software pipeline architecture utilizes a rolling texture context data structure to store multiple texture contexts that are associated with different textures that are being processed in the software pipeline. Each texture context stores state data for a particular texture, and facilitates the access to texture data by... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110292068 - Image display method and image display apparatus: Disclosed is a method in which a shaded image signal is obtained by carrying out a shading process based on a previous image signal and a current image signal, a weighting of the shading process is changed in accordance with a signal level of the previous image signal and that... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110292067 - Method, apparatus and system for providing a color device characterization with a quality evaluation: A method, apparatus and system for assessing color characterization quality includes a characterization unit configured for determining at least one of a forward and inverse transform from a first set of device dependent input color values and measured output display values of the first set of device dependent input color... Agent: Thomson Licensing A Corporation

20110292066 - Soft disk blue noise sampling: m

20110292070 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: A virtual environment corresponding to the viewing environment of a printed material is generated. By referring to a color transition characteristic, the color values of the diffuse component and the glossy component of light reflected by a virtual printed material in the virtual environment are obtained. The color value of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110292069 - Rgb color mixer: A computer based color mixer interface allowing users to manipulate Red, Green, and Blue channels individually or in combination to create a color. The interface manipulates colors in a way that allows users to better visualize and perceive changes in color relationship for creation of different colors. This enables the... Agent:

20110292071 - Value adjustment methods, value adjustment signal processing apparatus, and image display systems using the same: A method of adjusting value includes calculating a value of saturation from an input image signal, and adjusting a value of value of the input image signal according to a calculated saturation value. In the method, the value of value of the input image signal is adjusted by using a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110292073 - Method and apparatus for image acquisition, organization, manipulation, and publication: To better realize the great potential of amateur digital photography, the present invention introduces an integrated system for the acquisition, organization, manipulation, and publication of digital images by amateur digital photography enthusiasts. The system of the present invention first acquires images from a number of different image sources. Images acquired... Agent:

20110292072 - Pluggable web-based visualizations for applications: The pluggable web-based visualization technique described herein pertains to a method for providing pluggable web-based visualizations for applications. The method selects visualizations from the web to be embedded into a host application on a desktop computing device. The visualizations can be plugged in to a variety of host applications. This... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110292074 - Graphics display system with anti-flutter filtering and vertical scaling feature: A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The chip includes a single polyphase filter that preferably provides both anti-flutter filtering and scaling of graphics. Anti-flutter filtering may help... Agent:

20110292075 - Image composition apparatus, and storage medium with program stored therein: There is provided an image composition apparatus configured to produce a composite image in which a foreground image is overlaid on a part of a background image. The apparatus designates a pair of images used as the background image and the foreground image, when one image of the pair of... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110292078 - Handheld display device for displaying projected image of physical page: estimating a second pose of the device relative to a user's viewpoint; and determining a projected page image using the rendered page image, the first pose and the second pose; and a display screen for displaying the projected page image. The display screen provides a virtual transparent viewport onto the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20110292076 - Method and apparatus for providing a localized virtual reality environment: An apparatus for enabling provision of a localized virtual reality environment may include at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code. The at least one memory and the computer program code may be configured, with the processor, to cause the apparatus to perform at least... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110292077 - Method of displaying projected page image of physical page: A method of displaying an image of a physical page relative to which a handheld display device is positioned. The method includes the steps of: capturing an image of the physical page using an image sensor of the device; determining a page identity for the physical page; retrieving a page... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20110292079 - Parking assist apparatus: A parking assist apparatus includes a display portion mounted at a vehicle and displaying a parking assist image in which an estimated course line generated in association with an operation of a steering wheel is superimposed on a captured image of a surrounding of the vehicle, and an auxiliary image... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20110292080 - Projection system: A projection apparatus includes a communication unit, an obtaining unit, a projection unit, a generator, and a controller. The communication unit communicates with an other projection apparatus. The obtaining unit obtains image data and the projection unit projects an image based on the image data obtained by the obtaining unit.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110292081 - Information display device and recording medium with control program recorded therein: In a terminal device, when application screens of a plurality of types of applications are being displayed individually and the display directions thereof differ from each other, a control section selects any one of the plurality of types of applications as a reference for display control, and orients the display... Agent: Nec Casio Mobile Communications, Ltd.

20110292082 - Graphics display system with anti-flutter filtering and vertical scaling feature: A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The chip includes a single polyphase filter that preferably provides both anti-flutter filtering and scaling of graphics. Anti-flutter filtering may help... Agent:

20110292083 - Improved plant process display: A system, method and computer program screen system comprising process monitoring displays showing complex information in condensed form; the process monitoring displays comprises part-plant displays showing an overview covering selected areas of a process plant, said part-plant displays comprising diagrams with graphs over measured parameters where the diagram's scale may... Agent: Institutt For Energiteknikk

20110292084 - Text box resizing: A system, method, and computer readable medium are disclosed for re-sizing input fields and text of a user interface displayed within a touch-sensitive screen. The user interface comprises an initial view with at least one input field. The user interface is provided for display on the screen. A touch interaction... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20110292085 - Pointing device with a display screen for output of a portion of a currently-displayed interface: Example embodiments relate to pointing devices, methods, and machine-readable storage media. In example embodiments disclosed herein, a pointing device may include a display screen. Example embodiments may receive an image from a computing device that includes a pointer and an area of a currently-displayed interface surrounding the pointer. Example embodiments... Agent:

20110292094 - Color display architecture and driving methods: A method for driving a display cell filled with an electrophoretic fluid comprising two types of pigment particles carrying opposite charge polarities and of two contrast colors wherein said two types of pigment particles are dispersed in a solvent of a color, which method comprises driving said display cell to... Agent:

20110292090 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a display panel; a backlight portion that shines light onto the display panel from a rear surface of the display panel; a backlight control portion that controls the backlight portion. The backlight portion is an LED backlight unit that includes a plurality of LEDs that are... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110292095 - Display device: In order to provide a display device including a liquid crystal display element and a light-emitting display element that are controlled so as to be individually driven, a display device (1) of the present invention includes a glass substrate (11), a glass substrate (31) facing the glass substrate (11), a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110292086 - Display device and color adjustment method for display device: A display device includes a display panel, a light source module and a skin-color detector. The display panel has a plurality of sub pixel units, and the sub pixel units include red sub pixel units, green sub pixel units, blue sub pixel units and white sub pixel units. The light... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110292089 - Display device, display method and computer program: There is provided a display device including a display unit configured to include a liquid crystal panel, which displays an image by changing an orientation state of a liquid crystal, and a backlight, whose light emission state is independently controllable with respect to each of multiple regions within a screen,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110292091 - Display unit: A display unit includes: a display section having a plurality of light-emitting devices arranged in a straight line; a driving section supplying a display driving signal for controlling the luminance of each of the light-emitting devices; and a display control section connected to the driving section for supplying the driving... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110292092 - Electro-optical device, method for driving electro-optical device, control circuit and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes a pixel circuit, and a driving circuit. The pixel circuit includes a driving transistor, a first capacitive element, an electro-optical element, and a switch. The driving circuit controls the switch to be turned off, varies a potential such that the driving transistor is turned on, during... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110292093 - Electro-optical device, method for driving electro-optical device, control circuit and electronic device: An electro-optical device includes a pixel circuit, and a driving circuit. The pixel circuit includes a driving transistor, an electro-optical element, a first capacitive element, a first switch, and a second switch. The driving circuit varies a potential at a control terminal during a first period, sets the potential at... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110292097 - Illumination device and liquid crystal display device using the same: An illumination device is provided which can reduce a movement blur and a tailing phenomenon on a motion picture display while a drop in display brightness is suppressed, and which can suppress power consumption, can be made small and light, and can prolong the lifetime, and a liquid crystal display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110292096 - Liquid crystal display device: A normally black liquid crystal display device of the present invention is provided with a liquid crystal display panel 11 having two or more sets of pixel electrode groups, a light guide plate 13 arranged to overlap the liquid crystal display panel, and a light source 12 arranged on the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110292088 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display device capable of performing image signal writing and display with a field-sequential method in parallel, with a simple pixel configuration. In the liquid crystal display device, image signal writing to pixels in a row can be followed by image signal writing to pixels in a row... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110292087 - Organic light emitting diode display and method for compensating chromaticity coordinates thereof: An organic light emitting diode display, comprising: a display panel on which a plurality of pixels are arranged, each of the pixels comprising an R sub-pixel for generating red light through a white OLED and an R color filter, a G sub-pixel for generating green light through a white OLED... Agent:

20110292098 - Projector and method of controlling a light source for use with the projector: A projector has a storage unit storing data on a plurality of different light emission patterns each occurring in a period based on a plurality of different-colored lights, wherein each light emission pattern corresponds to a respective one of a plurality of different projection conditions of a color image. An... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110292099 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel on which data lines and gate lines cross each other, a data driving circuit that converts data of an input image into positive and negative analog data... Agent:

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