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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems January recently filed with US Patent Office 01/12

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01/26/2012 > 141 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20120019433 - Image transmission apparatus and control method therefor, and image display system: An image of an area smaller than the number of horizontal pixels and the number of vertical pixels of an external image display apparatus is extracted from a display area if the number of horizontal pixels of a part of a display area designated by a designation unit is greater... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120019434 - Dual view display system using a transparent display: A dual view display system to display two different images in substantially opposite direction using a single transparent display to time-multiplex the images and shutter devices to alternately block each side from being viewed according to the image being displayed.... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120019435 - Information terminal apparatus, information display apparatus, and wireless network system: Provided is a wireless network system operable to exchange information, which is pertinent to a wireless connection, between an information terminal apparatus and an information display apparatus before the wireless connection is established and to present to a user a state of the wireless connection, which proceeds up until the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120019436 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels. Each pixel has a light emitting unit, a memory cell, and a driving circuit. The memory cell stores an image data. The driving circuit is electrically connected with the light emitting unit and the memory cell, and drives the light emitting unit... Agent:

20120019437 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (100) according to the present invention includes an active matrix substrate (120) including a plurality of pixel electrodes (124) provided in a matrix of a plurality of rows by a plurality columns; a counter substrate (140) including a counter electrode (144); a vertical alignment type... Agent:

20120019438 - Display device and method for adjusting display orientation thereof: A display device include a base, a display panel, a driving unit, an image capture unit, a feature detection unit, and a control unit. The display panel is rotatably mounted on the base. The driving unit rotates the display panel about a rotation axis relative to the base. The image... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120019440 - Methods, apparatus, and article for force feedback based on tension control and tracking through cables: A haptic interface system includes a cable based haptic interface device and a controller. The controller receives information related to movement of a grip in real-space and generates a stereoscopic output for a display device. The stereoscopic output includes images of a virtual reality tool whose motions mimic motions of... Agent: Mimic Technologies, Inc.

20120019441 - Mobile electronic device: It is an object to provide a mobile electronic device capable of projecting a more serviceable and useful image. The mobile electronic device includes an operating unit, an image projector that projects an image toward a target object, and a control unit that controls at least an operation of the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120019439 - Universal input device and system: The present invention relates to input devices and particularly to input devices for use with computer and telecommunications systems and/or other object systems and/or devices. More particularly, the present invention relates to a universal input device for inputting data.... Agent:

20120019442 - Pointing device for use with a computer and methods of operation and calibration thereof: A pointing device is provided for use with a computer and display screen. The line of sight of the pointing device is determined with reference to one or more electromagnetic radiation sources located adjacent to the screen. The pointing device includes a processor for receiving signals from a sensor within... Agent:

20120019443 - Touch system and touch sensing method: A touch system comprises a transparent panel, a first image sensing module, a second image sensing module and a processing circuit. The first image sensing module is at least partially disposed on a first flat surface of the transparent for obtaining an image above the first flat surface. The second... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120019447 - Digital display device: A method for configuring a digital display device including determining whether a user is viewing the digital display device with a sensor, identifying an amount of ambient light around the digital display device with the sensor, and configuring one or more display settings on the digital display device in response... Agent:

20120019446 - Interaction with ime computing device: A computer-implemented user interface method is disclosed that includes displaying on a touch screen of a computing device a keyboard defined by a first character set; displaying on the touch screen an electronic canvas on which information corresponding to keys on the keyboard is displayed as a user selects the... Agent: Google Inc.

20120019445 - Keyboard and input method thereof: A keyboard includes a number of buttons, a pedestal, and a processing unit. When sliding on different buttons sequentially by an object such as a figure, the processing unit determines the sliding track and generates signals corresponding to the sliding track to control a cursor displayed on a computer communicating... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120019444 - Keyboard with mode-switching function: A keyboard with a mode-switching function is provided. The keyboard includes at least one key, a pressure sensing circuit, an illumination module, a mode-switching program and a controlling unit. The mode-switching program is executable to enable both the pressure sensing circuit and the illumination module, so that the keyboard is... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20120019466 - Apparatus and method for inputting key in terminal having touch screen: Provided are an apparatus and a method for inputting a key in a terminal having a touch screen. The apparatus includes a display; a touch sensor positioned above the display to sense a touch; and a controller for overlapping a semitransparent keyboard on one of a background and executed application... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120019470 - Data processing device, and computer program and data processing method thereof: A calling and display unit (130) displays the image of a function calling icon (FCI) on at least one of the tour corners of a screen (111) of a touch panel (110). An icon calling unit (140) calls a plurality of function activation icons (FAI) in correspondence to a touch... Agent:

20120019465 - Directional pad touchscreen: A computer-implemented user interface method for managing directional user inputs is disclosed. The method includes receiving sliding motion by a user on a touchscreen of a computing device, identifying a direction for the sliding motion; associating the direction for the sliding motion with one of a plurality of directions for... Agent: Google Inc.

20120019454 - Driving method, driving device and touch sensitive display device using the same: A driving method for driving a touch sensitive display device which includes a substrate, a plurality of pixel units, a touch panel and a plurality of touch sensors, and displays a frame of a video and detects at least one touch point per vertical scanning period is disclosed. The driving... Agent:

20120019471 - Entering information into a communications device: A method for entering information into a communications device is disclosed. The method includes a user sliding a finger along a touch bar in either a horizontal or vertical direction to select a symbol. The method continues with the user selecting the symbol when the symbol enters the selection area,... Agent:

20120019462 - Image display apparatus and method of operating the same: There are provided an image display apparatus having a display unit capable of sensing a touch made by a pointing device, and a method for operating the same. The method includes outputting a synchronous signal through the entire region of the display unit, transmitting a first scanning signal and a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120019472 - Information processing device, control method for information processing device, program, and information storage medium: To provide an information processing device capable of improving operability in an information processing device in which when a position in any of a plurality of determination areas for a plurality of selected image candidates is designated by a user, a selected image candidate corresponding to the determination area is... Agent: Knoami Digital Entertainment Co.,ltd.

20120019463 - Input device: An input device, especially for a vehicle, includes a first display for optical display of information, at least a second display arranged above the first display for optical display of information and a touchscreen arranged above the second display for entry of commands by touching an operating surface of the... Agent:

20120019459 - Input device and control method thereof: A control method includes: receiving a user's input through a touch area of the input device; and recognizing the user's touch input to the touch area through a recognition area of the input device corresponding to the touch area and changing and assigning a range of the recognition area corresponding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120019460 - Input method and input apparatus: An input apparatus, in particular, of a type for enabling an input operation in a contactless manner, smoothly, as is intended by a user, comprises a distance detector means for detection a distance from that input apparatus to a user's hand, a distance change detector means for detecting change of... Agent: Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120019456 - Method for executing private mode in mobile terminal and mobile terminal using the same: Disclosed is a method for executing a private mode in a mobile terminal, including sensing a multi-touch applied over a display part, determining whether the multi-touch is identical with a touch code for entering to the private mode preset in a storage part, and turning off the display part or... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120019453 - Motion continuation of touch input: Motion continuation of an input is provided. A motion of an input can be tracked based on contacts on a touch sensing surface. The input motion can be continued when one or more of the contacts lifts off from the surface by determining the liftoff of the one or more... Agent:

20120019468 - Selective input signal rejection and modification: Embodiments are related to user input devices that accept complex user input including a combination of touch and push (or pick) input. Embodiments of the invention provide for selective ignoring or rejection of input received from such devices in order to avoid interpreting unintentional user actions as commands. Furthermore, some... Agent:

20120019467 - Single-chip multi-stimulus sensor controller: A multi-stimulus controller for a multi-touch sensor is formed on a single integrated circuit (single-chip). The multi-stimulus controller includes a transmit oscillator, a transmit signal section that generates a plurality of drive signals based on a frequency of the transmit oscillator, a plurality of transmit channels that transmit the drive... Agent:

20120019461 - Touch display device: The present invention provides a touch display device, which includes a display module and a touch panel. The display module includes a display panel and a control chip disposed on the display module to control the display module. The touch panel has a glass substrate and a driving chip disposed... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120019452 - Touch input transitions: Selection of input of a touch sensing surface is provided. Contacts on or near a surface are tracked to obtain touch information of the contacts. A first gesture is detected corresponding to first touch information of a number of contacts performing an activity, and a first input corresponding to the... Agent:

20120019469 - Touch input transitions: Selection of input of a touch sensing surface is provided. Contacts on or near a surface are tracked to obtain touch information of the contacts. A first gesture is detected corresponding to first touch information of a number of contacts performing an activity, and a first input corresponding to the... Agent:

20120019451 - Touch panel and touch display device using same: A touch panel includes a first electrically conductive substrate, a second electrically conductive substrate; and a plurality of insulators located between the first electrically conductive substrate and the second electrically conductive substrate. The second electrically conductive substrate includes a first carbon nanotube film facing the first electrically conductive substrate, and... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120019458 - Touch screen device: A touch screen device includes a circuit board, a power input port located on the circuit board, a main battery electronically connected to the power input port, and a stylus. A backup battery electronically connected to the power input port is located in the stylus. A power control unit is... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120019464 - Touch screen friction reducing finger caps: Finger gloves are provided for one or more fingers of the user of an electronic device with a touch screen. The finger gloves include a contact area made of a low-friction material.... Agent: Brain Box Concepts Inc.

20120019457 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel that prevents sensing patterns from being viewable at a border of a touch active region. The touch screen panel includes: a transparent substrate; first sensing cells and second sensing cells alternately distributed in a touch active region on the transparent substrate; first connection patterns connecting the... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120019455 - Touch screen panel and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is a touch screen panel. The touch screen panel includes a substrate, a plurality of first detection patterns, a plurality of second detection patterns, and a plurality of connection prevention layers. Each of the first detection patterns includes a plurality of first detection cells arranged in a single... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120019450 - Touch sensing device: The present invention relates to a touch sensing device. In one embodiment, the touch sensing device includes a plurality of first touch electrodes and a plurality of second touch electrodes, alternately arranged along a first direction and a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction to form a sensing... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120019449 - Touch sensing on three dimensional objects: Examples of touch sensors are capable of determining the position of one or more touches and/or gestures on a three dimensional object.... Agent: Qrg Limited

20120019448 - User interface with touch pressure level sensing: An apparatus including a housing; electronics in the housing; and a user input configured to allow a user to input information into the apparatus. The user input includes a touch panel on the housing. The user input is connected to the electronics and is configured to distinguish between first and... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120019474 - Capacitive touch device and method of driving same: The present invention relates to a capacitive touch panel. In one embodiment, the capacitive touch panel includes a plurality of driving electrodes and a plurality of sensing electrodes spatially arranged in a matrix, and a driver electrically coupled to the touch sensor matrix and configured to generate a driving signal... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120019476 - Capacitive touch panel: Disclosed herein is a capacitive touch panel including: a transparent substrate, a transparent electrode formed on the transparent substrate, the transparent electrode being made of a conductive polymer, a transparent protective layer formed on the transparent electrode, the transparent protective layer having transparent characteristics, and a transparent adhesive formed on... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120019480 - Electronic device and the input and output of data: The present invention relates to an electronic device, and in particular, to the input and output of data from the electronic device. The present invention also relates to an object that is identifiable by an electronic device having a touch screen. The object includes contact members that can engage or... Agent:

20120019475 - Low-cost mass-produced touch sensors: A capacitive touch sensor has a clear top plastic film and graphics or other designs disposed on its reverse side. Only the bare plastic substrate is exposed to the environment and user wear. Non-conductive color inks are used in printing the graphics so that any printed capacitive sensors in contact... Agent:

20120019477 - Method of detecting position on touchscreen panel, touchscreen panel, and method of initializing touchscreen panel: A method of detecting a position on a touchscreen panel including a first resistive film having first and second electrodes provided at its corresponding ends in a first direction and a second resistive film having third and fourth electrodes provided at its corresponding ends in a second direction perpendicular to... Agent: Fujitsu Component Limited

20120019478 - Producing capacitive images comprising non-connection values: Apparatus and method for producing capacitive images of a sensing region of a sensor electrode are disclosed. The sensor electrode comprises a plurality of connection sections and a non-connection section. The sensor electrode is connected to sensor circuitry at a plurality of connection locations located in the plurality of connection... Agent:

20120019473 - Systems for displaying images: A system for displaying images is provided. The system includes a capacitive touch sensor device includes a dielectric layer having a sensing area and covered by a transparent substrate. A plurality of series of first sense electrodes and a plurality of series of second sense electrodes are embedded in a... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120019479 - Touch pad for multiple sensing: A touch pad for multiple sensing configured to receive touch and pressed-pressure made from at least one finger, conductor or object, comprising an upper conductive layer and a lower conductive layer underneath the upper conductive layer. The upper conductive layer has a plurality of upper sensor members and a plurality... Agent: Sentrend Corporation

20120019481 - Controller of contact sensing type using optical principle for controlling a pointer on a display screen: The present invention of a controller of contact inductive type using optical principle for controlling a pointer on a display screen includes an optical element, an inbound light source for illuminating the optical element, and a motion transducer for receiving the reflected light from the optical element. The optical element... Agent:

20120019482 - Flexible display device and method for the same capable of reducing accidental contact-induced malfunctions: A flexible display device includes a base, a flexible display panel, a detecting unit and a control unit. The flexible display includes a touch control unit that could be exposed outside of or received within the base. The detecting unit is used to detect the operating state of the flexible... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20120019485 - Information processing apparatus and control method thereof: According to the present invention, even if a plurality of operators perform gesture operations in three-dimensional space, the three-dimensional spatial gesture of each operator is accurately associated with the target object of the three-dimensional spatial gesture. For this, a projector displays at least one selection-target object on an upper surface... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120019484 - Light scan type touch panel: A light scan type touch panel includes: at least two light scanning units located outside of a display screen at one side; a plurality of light guide units located at other sides of the display screen; and a light receiving unit located at at least one end of each of... Agent:

20120019483 - Optical touch-controlled display device and its optical touch-controlled module: An optical touch-controlled module including a frame, a plurality of optical transceivers, and three reflective sticks is provided. The frame can be combined with a display module and includes a plurality of bars. The bars are connected with each other and surround a frame opening. The optical transceivers are disposed... Agent:

20120019486 - Touch panel and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is a touch panel, including: a transparent substrate; a transparent protrusion unit including a patterned partition wall and formed on the transparent substrate; and a transparent electrode formed in the transparent protrusion unit such that it is surrounded by the partition wall. The touch panel is advantageous in... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120019487 - Electronic device and information processing method: There are provided an electronic device that enables a user to perform handwriting input in one-subject display of a content and to call, from an item, a one-subject display screen of the item to which handwriting is added, and a control method of the electronic device. Electronic device includes input... Agent:

20120019488 - Stylus for a touchscreen display: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a stylus 110 for use with a system having a touchscreen display 105 coupled to a processor 120. According to one embodiment, the touchscreen display 105 is configured to determine positional information of an object positioned within a display area of the touchscreen display... Agent:

20120019489 - Method of timing control for a display panel: The present invention discloses a method of timing control for a display panel, the method comprises steps of employing a timing corrector to set a value of timing diversity; and using the timing corrector to modify the gate timing signals with identical timing to act as odd gate timing signals... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120019491 - Flat display apparatus: A flat display apparatus comprises a first display screen and a second display screen. The first display screen is a particle-based display screen, and the second display screen is a liquid-based display screen.... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20120019490 - Modular led display structure with connecting edge banding to connect each other: A modular LED (Light Emitting Diode) display structure includes full-color LED units to be arranged in a matrix on a flexible PCB, and plurality of protective plates to protect connection between the full-color LED units and the transmission line of the flexible PCB. Also, the edge of the display has... Agent:

20120019494 - Alignment factor for ambient lighting calibration: A method, system, and apparatus that can be used to operate a display device in an energy efficient manner. The energy efficient display device can effectively and efficiently compensate for changes in ambient light incident at a display screen of the display device using an internal ambient light sensor to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120019495 - Detecting device capable of economizing electricity and detecting method thereof: A detecting device capable of economizing electricity includes a first sensor for sensing a first physical quantity, an electronic paper (E-paper) display for displaying information of the first physical quantity, and a controller electrically connected to the first sensor and the E-paper display for controlling the E-paper display to display... Agent:

20120019492 - Display brightness control based on ambient light levels: Methods and devices are provided for controlling the brightness of a display for an electronic device based on ambient light conditions. In one embodiment, an electronic device may employ one or more brightness adjustment profiles for changing the brightness of a display based on the ambient light level. The brightness... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120019493 - Display brightness control temporal response: Methods and devices are provided for controlling the brightness of a display for an electronic device based on ambient light conditions. In one embodiment, an electronic device may employ one or more brightness adjustment profiles that define response rates for changing brightness levels based on ambient light levels. The response... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120019496 - Optical sensor circuit, display device and method for driving optical sensor circuit: A field-effect transistor (62a) has a back gate (62ag2). The back gate (62ag2), a cathode of a photodiode (62b), and a first end of a first capacitor (62c) are connected with each other via a first node (netA). An anode of the photodiode (62b) is connected with a first line... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120019497 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display wherein power consumption of a gate drive circuit is reduced and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel having pixel regions defined by intersection of a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines,... Agent:

20120019503 - Frame buffer pixel circuit, method of operating the same, and display device having the same: Provided are a frame buffer pixel circuit, a method of operating the same, and a display device having the same. The frame buffer pixel circuit includes a first switching unit configured to transfer image data in response to a first actuating signal, a first charging unit configured to charge the... Agent: Nex-i Solution. Co., Ltd

20120019499 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device operates for an initializing period, a scan period and an emission period divided from one frame period. The organic light emitting display device includes: a data driver for supplying data signals to output lines; a connecting unit for selectively coupling a data line of... Agent:

20120019500 - Organic light emitting display device: The organic light emitting display device that operates in an initializing period, a scan period, and an emission period divided from one frame, includes: first pixels positioned in odd-numbered vertical lines; second pixels positioned in even-numbered vertical lines; first scan lines and second scan lines formed horizontal lines and coupled... Agent:

20120019498 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel which allows compensating a threshold voltage of a driving transistor and a mobility deviation is provided. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode connected between a first power supply and a second power supply, a first transistor connected between the first power supply and the organic light... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd

20120019501 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel and display having the pixel are disclosed. The pixel includes transistors along a leakage path from a storage capacitor. The pixel also includes transistors to apply a reference voltage to the leakage path to minimize leakage.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120019502 - Source driver for a liquid crystal display device and liquid crystal display device using the same: In a source driver for a liquid crystal display device, a slew rate is increased while an increase in power consumption is suppressed. The source driver for a liquid crystal display device includes multiple output amplifiers that drive multiple data lines in response to an input signal, and a bias... Agent: Renesas Electronis Corporation

20120019507 - Image display apparatus and image correction method: The present invention is aimed at appropriately suppressing display failure such as a tailing phenomenon and the like in a normally white type liquid crystal panel. A driver (3) supplies a drive voltage in conformity with an image signal received by an image signal processing circuit (1), to a liquid... Agent:

20120019506 - Method and apparatus for power control of an organic light-emitting diode panel and an organic light-emitting diode display using the same: A power control method, a power control apparatus, and an OLED display are provided. The method includes the steps of: estimating a voltage value according to image content of an image, the voltage value indicative of a minimal required voltage allowing the OLED panel to display the image; and controlling... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120019504 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel includes an OLED coupled to a second power supply, a first transistor coupled to a first power supply for controlling current through the OLED, a second transistor coupled between a data line and the first transistor, third transistors coupled between a gate electrode and a second electrode of... Agent:

20120019505 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode; a first transistor having a second electrode coupled with the organic light emitting diode and a first electrode coupled with a data line; a second transistor coupled between a gate electrode and the second electrode of the first transistor and turned on... Agent:

20120019508 - Electrophoretic display and picture update method thereof: An electrophoretic display includes a row driver connected to an electrophoretic display panel via a plurality of gate scanlines, and the row driver has a decoder. When the electrophoretic display is to update a picture that includes only a block to be changed, the decoder decodes a start position and... Agent: Fitipower Integrated Technology Inc.

20120019509 - Electrophoretic display and picture update method thereof: For picture updating, an electrophoretic display erases the ghost image and then continuously turns on a plurality of frames, each for changing only one gray level, so as to gradually adjust each of the pixels to a respective desired gray level, which can simplify and accelerate the picture updating, and... Agent: Fitipower Integrated Technology Inc.

20120019513 - 3d layering of map metadata: Techniques and tools are described for rendering views of a map in which map metadata elements are layered in 3D space through which a viewer navigates. Layering of metadata elements such as text labels in 3D space facilitates parallax and smooth motion effects for zoom-in, zoom-out and scrolling operations during... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120019517 - Automatic generation of 3d character animation from 3d meshes: Systems and methods for animating 3D characters using a non-rigged mesh or a group of non-rigged meshes that define the appearance of the character are illustrated. Certain embodiments disclose a process for the automatic rigging or autorigging of a non-rigged mesh or meshes. In one embodiment, a method of automatically... Agent: Mixamo, Inc.

20120019520 - Computer-readable storage medium having stored therein image processing program, image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: For generating a destination image (a left-eye image) from an original image and a height map thereof, the height of the height map of the original image is compared with the height of the height map of the destination image, and if a pixel of the original image is higher,... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120019527 - Display apparatus, display method, and computer-readable recording medium: A display apparatus includes a display unit that displays a 3D image thereon, the 3D image being created by combining two pieces of image data in which adjacent right-side and left-side parts of respective fields of view overlap with each other; a touch panel that is provided on the display... Agent: Olympus Imaging Corp.

20120019528 - Display apparatus, display method, and computer-readable recording medium: A display apparatus includes a display unit that displays a three-dimensional image generated by combining two pieces of image data; an area selecting-setting unit that selects an adjustment area in which an offset distance, which is a virtual distance from a display screen of the display unit in a direction... Agent: Olympus Imaging Corp.

20120019529 - Display assemblies and computer programs and methods for defect compensation: The range of embodiments includes systems, methods, and apparatus for defect compensation that may be applied to displays having multiple imaging layers, such as high dynamic range displays, and/or to stereoscopic displays, such as autostereoscopic displays.... Agent:

20120019515 - Display method: A display method thereof is provided. The display method includes following steps. In a first display period of a left eye frame period, first display data are read from a memory unit, and the left eye frame is displayed accordingly. In a second display period of the left eye frame... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120019522 - Enhanced situational awareness and targeting (esat) system: eSAT pushes 3D scene awareness and targeting to forward positioned mobile operators and their handheld devices in environments such as found in military theaters of operation, border control and enforcement, police operations, search & rescue and large commercial industrial operations. A host computer hosts a 3D model of a scene... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120019532 - Image display device and method as well as program: Three-dimensional processing is applied to more than one images taken from different points of view to generate a stereoscopic image, and the stereoscopic image is stereoscopically displayed. An instruction to control a stereoscopic effect of the stereoscopically displayed stereoscopic image is received, and the three-dimensional processing is applied to the... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120019524 - Image display device, image supply device, and image processing method: An image display device includes: a feature value calculating section which calculates an image feature value related to the brightness of image data using parallax between image data for a right eye and image data for a left eye which form 3D image data; an expanding coefficient calculating section which... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120019521 - Image output control apparatus and image output contol method: According to one embodiment, an image output control apparatus includes a memory, an input module, and a controller. The memory is configured to store first identification information used to limit output of a 3D image. The input module is configured to input second identification information used to cancel limitation of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120019519 - Image processing device and image processing method: Provided is an image processing device which enables image display that takes full advantage of a color reproduction performance of a panel without providing a viewer with a feeling of strangeness. In at least one embodiment, an image processing device includes: a first color space converter configured to convert an... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120019531 - Method and apparatus for applying a rotational transform to a portion of a three-dimensional representation of an appliance for a living body: A method and apparatus for applying a rotational transform to a portion of a three-dimensional representation of an appliance for a living body is disclosed. The representation is defined by an input plurality of coordinates stored in a processor circuit memory, the input plurality of coordinates representing a general shape... Agent: Vorum Research Corporation

20120019526 - Method and apparatus for producing and reproducing augmented reality contents in mobile terminal: A method and an apparatus produce and reproduce Augmented Reality (AR) contents in a mobile terminal. In the method, contents are produced. An image including an object corresponding to the contents is recognized. Recognition information for the object corresponding to the contents is obtained based on a recognition result. AR... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120019516 - Multi-view display system and method using color consistent selective sub-pixel rendering: A multi-view display system and method using color consistent selective sub-pixel rendering are provided. The multi-view display system may determine a pixel value based on a contribution level of a viewpoint varying based on a viewing position.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120019510 - Multiple source associated particle imaging for simultaneous capture of multiple projections: Disclosed herein are representative embodiments of methods, apparatus, and systems for performing neutron radiography. For example, in one exemplary method, an object is interrogated with a plurality of neutrons. The plurality of neutrons includes a first portion of neutrons generated from a first neutron source and a second portion of... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC

20120019512 - Noise suppression for cone-beam image reconstruction: A method for 3-D volume image reconstruction of a subject, executed at least in part on a computer, obtains image data for 2-D projection images over a range of scan angles. For each of the plurality of projection images, a noise-corrected projection image is generated by steps of transforming the... Agent:

20120019518 - Rendering system and method based on weighted value of sub-pixel region: A rendering system and method based on a weighted value of a sub-pixel region are provided. The rendering system may change a pixel value of a single sub-pixel using pixel values of sub-pixels that represent, as respective central viewpoints, a plurality of viewpoints represented by the single sub-pixel based on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120019530 - Stereo display systems: Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to stereo display systems. In one embodiment, the stereo display system includes a display (402), a viewing area (404), and one or more pairs of stereo projectors (409-411). Each pair of stereo projectors corresponds to a sub-region of the viewing area. In... Agent:

20120019525 - Stereoscopic display apparatus: A stereoscopic display apparatus that may reduce distortion of a displayed stereoscopic image including a display unit displaying an image that is linearly polarized in one direction; a stereoscopic filter disposed in front of the display unit; and a phase correction plate disposed in front of the display unit.... Agent:

20120019523 - Stereoscopic image display device and method for manufacturing the same: A stereoscopic image display device and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed, in which switching between a two-dimensional image and a three-dimensional image is performed using an electro wettable material depending on whether a voltage is applied. The stereoscopic image display device comprises a display panel; a first... Agent:

20120019511 - System and method for real-time surgery visualization: A system for providing real-time surgery visualization to achieve symmetric results is provided. The system includes at least one imaging device configured to capture at least one image of a first area of a subject during a surgical procedure. The system further includes at least one projector configured to project... Agent:

20120019514 - Three dimensional display: A three-dimensional (3D) display including a memory unit, a signal processing unit, a display panel, a pair of shutter glasses and a timing controller is provided. In a first display period of a left eye frame period, the signal processing unit reading and outputting the first display data from the... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120019533 - Optimal point density using camera proximity for point-based global illumination: A computer-animated scene is shaded using a point in a point cloud. The point represents a sample location on a surface primitive of an object in the scene. The surface primitive lies at least partially within a camera viewing frustum of a virtual camera, which has a focal point. A... Agent: Pacific Data Images LLC

20120019534 - Image output method and device, and image display: First and second division patterns are defined so that main areas A and A′ are similar to each other in shape, having the same horizontal-to-vertical ratio. Even if an image output apparatus is connected to a display unit having both first and second display screens, the image output apparatus generates... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120019535 - Information management system, method and program: A method for constructing relation information between data elements in a directed acyclic graph (DAG) in first and second domains includes importing data from the first domain DAG and data from the second domain DAG to generate a relation graph; responsive a relation between a node va of the first... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120019536 - Methods, storage mediums, and systems for analyzing particle quantity and distribution within an imaging region of an assay analysis system and for evaluating the performance of a focusing routing performed on an assay analysis system: Methods, storage mediums and systems (MS&S) are provided which successively image an imaging region of an assay analysis system (AAS) as particles are loaded into the imaging region, generate a frequency spectrum of each image via a discrete Fourier transform, integrate a same coordinate portion of each frequency spectrum and... Agent:

20120019538 - Information display apparatus and computer-readable storage medium: A information display apparatus includes a content storage module, a controller, a specification module, and a marker information storage module. The controller controls a text to be displayed. The specification module specifies, based on a user's operation, a character string, as a marker display character string in the displayed text.... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120019537 - Methods and apparatuses for statistically sorting characters for multi-tap keyboards: Methods and apparatuses for statistically sorting characters for multi-tap keyboards are disclosed. The method includes receiving, by a processor, an indication of a selection of a key, and adding, by the processor, one or more high probability characters to a list of key characters. The method also includes requesting, by... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120019539 - Rendering apparatus, rendering method and computer readable medium: According to one embodiment, an input unit inputs text data. An existence rank database stores an existence rank of each character included in the text data. The existence rank is a statistical rank of the number of each character among the number of all characters included in the text data.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120019540 - Sliding motion to change computer keys: The subject matter of this specification can be implemented in, among other things, a computer-implemented touch screen user interface method that includes displaying a plurality of keys of a virtual keyboard on a touch screen computer interface, wherein the keys each include initial labels and a first key has multi-modal... Agent: Google Inc.

20120019541 - Multi-primitive system: Disclosed herein is a vertex core. The vertex core includes a grouper module configured to process two or more primitives during one clock period and two or more vertex translators configured to respectively receive the two or more processed primitives in parallel.... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20120019542 - Method and system for load optimization for power: A method for managing work distribution in a processor including a plurality of instruction data modules, is provided. The method includes analyzing work units received by the processor and comparing the utilization level in each active module within the plurality with a first predetermined threshold. The work units are distributed... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20120019543 - Multi-thread graphics processing system: A graphics processing system comprises at least one memory device storing a plurality of pixel command threads and a plurality of vertex command threads. An arbiter coupled to the at least one memory device is provided that selects a command thread from either the plurality of pixel or vertex command... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20120019545 - Display device and image display method: An image display device of the present invention comprises a first determination section for monitoring information respectively appended to a plurality of images, and detecting information that has been appended to the most images among the plurality of images as first information, a second determination section for detecting information other... Agent:

20120019544 - Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image processing apparatus is provided that includes a main memory; at least one sub-memory that stores data, a cache memory that temporarily stores data, and controller that controls whether to temporarily store the data in the cache memory selectively with respect to each of the at least one sub-memory.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120019546 - Color correction of mirrored displays: The disclosed embodiments provide a system that drives a first display and a second display mirrored to the first display from a computer system. During operation, the system obtains a framebuffer update for a first framebuffer associated with the first display. Next, the system performs a color-correction operation on the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120019547 - Apparatus and method for providing augmented reality using additional data: An augmented reality (AR) providing apparatus includes a first data acquiring unit to acquire first data of a target object, a second data acquiring unit to acquire second data, and an image processor to obtain a representative image based on the first data and to modify the representative image based... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120019548 - Pixel-feature hybrid fusion for pet/ct images: An image display method comprises: color coding a second image respective to an intensity spectrum with a portion or portions (72, 82, 92) of the intensity spectrum set to be transparent to generate a color coded second image; combining a first image and the color coded second image to generate... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120019549 - Intermediate language accelerator chip: An accelerator chip can be positioned between a processor chip and a memory. The accelerator chip enhances the operation of a Java program by running portions of the Java program for the processor chip. In a preferred embodiment, the accelerator chip includes a hardware translator unit and a dedicated execution... Agent:

20120019551 - Keying an image: Some embodiments provide a method that provides an image display area that displays an image having a set of pixels that have pixel values in a color space. The method provides a first GUI item that activates a first sampling tool for selecting a first section of the image. The... Agent:

20120019550 - Keying an image in three dimensions: Some embodiments provide a method for editing an image that includes several pixels having pixel values in a color space. The method identifies (i) a shape in a plane of two dimensions of the color space and (ii) a range in a third dimension of the color space over which... Agent:

20120019552 - Method for automatically modifying a graphics feature to comply with a resolution limit: A method, system and computer readable media relating to automatically adjusting a graphics feature to compensate for a predetermined resolution limit. The method generally relates to automatically identifying, within a selected area of a graphics file, one or more portions of at least one graphics feature meeting predetermined criteria for... Agent: EskoIPNv

20120019553 - Non-linear time scale optimization for mechanical-electrical machine behavior model visualization: A visual representation of a mechanical-electrical machine behavior model is presented that utilizes a non-linear time scale to best illustrate multiple details occurring in a relatively short time frame without affecting the amount of information contained in the complete model. In particular, time periods without user-relevant details are identified and... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20120019554 - Image processing apparatus, method for displaying pop-up window, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image processing apparatus includes a display device that displays a plurality of windows having hierarchy levels in such a manner that a low-level window overlaps a high-level window, each of the plurality of windows containing a first object to close the subject window and one or more second objects... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120019556 - Interpretation report creating aiding device and computer-readable storage medium storing a program therefor: An interpretation report creation aiding device includes a display unit and a control unit which displays an interpretation report creation screen on the display unit. In the interpretation report creation screen, a right breast image and a left breast image to be interpreted are disposed in a central region thereof... Agent: Konica Minolta Medical & Graphics, Inc.

20120019555 - System, method, and computer software code for displaying concurrent and contextual display of information in separate display containers on a visual screen: A system for displaying information on a display, the system including a display, a processor that provides information on the display based on commands received by the processor, and at least one computer process operable with the processor. The at least one computer process is configured to display a first... Agent:

20120019558 - Apparatus and method for providing augmented reality service using sound: An apparatus and method for providing an AR service using a sound. When a user starts an AR service providing function in a mobile communication terminal, a sound signal is received, whether the sound signal is carrying additional information is determined by analyzing the sound signal, if the additional information... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120019557 - Displaying augmented reality information: A device may obtain location information of an AR display device and obtain identifiers associated with objects that are within a field of view of the AR display device based on the location information. In addition, the device may obtain, for each of the objects, AR information based on the... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120019560 - Conferencing system, server, image display method, and computer program product: The conferencing system is composed of computers, a moderator's computer, and a projector connected on a network. The moderator's computer receives image data from the computers, and generates synthesized image data therefrom, which is transmitted to the projector for display of the synthesized image. The moderator's computer has the capability... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120019559 - Methods and apparatus for interactive display of images and measurements: Methods and apparatus for the interactive display of images and measurements of samples. A user may interact with embodiments of the present invention to display measurements for a set of biological samples and subsequently display images associated with particular biological samples of interest. For example, selecting data indicators in the... Agent:

20120019561 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for controlling presentation and selection of objects that are digital images depicting subjects: The subject matter described herein is directed to controlling presentation and selection of objects that are digital images depicting subjects. According to one aspect, a plurality of objects arranged in a plurality of rows and columns is presented via a presentation device. Each object in one of a second row... Agent:

20120019562 - Device and method for providing a user interface: A device and method for providing a user interface using information are provided. The device includes a display unit, a sensor and a controller. The display unit displays at least one graphic user interface (GUI). The sensor generates a sensor signal according to a user's finger touch input. The controller... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120019563 - Information display apparatus, information display method and recording medium: An information display method includes steps of: detecting a touch position of an object on a screen of a display unit; determining whether a plurality of touch positions are detected; detecting a motionless touch position which is motionless for a predetermined time period in the plurality of detected touch positions;... Agent:

20120019564 - Methods, systems, and media for presenting works of art to a viewer: Methods, systems, and media for presenting works of art to a viewer are provided. In accordance with some embodiments, methods for presenting works of art to a viewer are provided, the methods comprising: receiving, at a hardware processor programmed to do so, a plurality of images that each represent a... Agent: Monday Morning Partners LLC

20120019572 - Background and foreground color pair: A computing device includes a user input device (810); and a memory (815) comprising a display driver (820), a first color matrix (202) and a second corresponding color matrix (208). A user interface (825) of the display driver (820) is configured to match a color selected with the user input... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20120019568 - Image display apparatus, image display method, and image supply apparatus: A stereoscopic image display apparatus includes an image output unit that outputs right-eye image data and left-eye image data that form stereoscopic image data, a characteristic value calculating unit that calculates brightness-related image characteristic values of at least one of the right-eye image data and the left-eye image data, a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120019566 - Integrated circuit device and electronic instrument: An integrated circuit device includes first to Nth circuit blocks CB1 to CBN, a first interface region disposed along a fourth side and on the D2 side of the first to Nth circuit blocks CB1 to CBN, and a second interface region disposed along a second side and on the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120019567 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: To improve the image quality of a liquid crystal display device. In the liquid crystal display device, writing of an image signal and the turning on the backlights are not sequentially performed in the entire pixel portion but are sequentially performed per specific region of the pixel portion. Thus, it... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120019571 - Method for driving plasma display panel and plasma display device: In the display of an image having a large black area, the luminance of black level of the display image is reduced so as to enhance the contrast. In the display of an image having a small black area, an address discharge is caused stably. Thereby, the image display quality... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120019565 - Method for driving reflective lcd panel: A method for driving a reflective LCD panel is provided. The driving method includes following steps: the reflective LCD panel is driven by a driving signal with alternate positive and negative polarities, wherein the driving signal has positive polarity for a first driving duration and the driving signal has negative... Agent: Himax Display, Inc.

20120019570 - Method for drivng plasma display panel and plasma display device: In the display of an image at a low average picture level, the luminance of black level of the display image is reduced so as to enhance the contrast. In the display of an image at a high average picture level, an address discharge is caused stably. Thereby, the image... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120019569 - Organic light emitting diode display and driving method thereof: A driving method of an OLED display device having a plurality of pixels each including an OLED which emits light in response to pixel data, includes applying black data to the pixels during a predetermined period directly after system power is applied, supplying driving voltages to the OLEDs during initial... Agent:

20120019573 - Device and system for reflective digital light processing (dlp): Aspects of the present invention include systems for reflective digital light processing (DLP). Embodiments include a light source, a plurality of optically reflective switching devices each having an optically reflective layer in contact with a substrate; a circuit means and power source; controller logic; a projection means; and a display... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

  
01/19/2012 > 135 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20120013523 - Sensor driven automatic display configuration system and method: A system that senses the geometric layout of a multi-display system and then automatically configures a graphics adaptor to drive the proper ports to each display in the sensed layout. The present system and method eliminates the interactive configuration step described above by using a sensor (e.g., a camera) to... Agent:

20120013524 - Narrowcast media content distribution and display system with content biasing engine: A media content distribution and display system and method that includes a central server, a plurality of remote display devices, and an electronic network for communicating therebetween. The central server receives and stores a plurality of media content, where each of the media content has one or more attributes associated... Agent:

20120013525 - Interactive mri system: An MRI system having an interface unit that has an electrically grounded, non-magnetic RF shield covered housing that can be located in the MRI room, or preferably located in the control room. The housing has a computer system, a sound transmission system, an eye tracking system, a microphone system, a... Agent: K-space LLC

20120013526 - Field sequential color display and driving method thereof: A field sequential color display having a display panel and a backlight module is provided. The panel includes a plurality of unit regions, each having a first color unit region and a white color unit region. The panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a filter layer and a... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120013527 - Backlight module and display apparatus: The present invention provides a backlight module and a display apparatus. The display apparatus comprises a backlight module and a display panel. The backlight module comprises a light guide plate and a plurality of light sources. The light guide plate has a bottom surface. The bottom surface is formed with... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120013528 - Distance measurment module, display device having the same, and distance measurement method of display device: A distance measurement module includes: an image pickup lens capturing an image of a subject; a light source unit disposed to be adjacent to the image pickup lens and irradiating reference light to the subject; a light receiving unit extracting image information of the subject and distance information to the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120013529 - Gesture recognition method and interactive input system employing same: A gesture recognition method comprises capturing images, processing the images to identify at least two clusters of touch points associated with at least two pointers, recognizing a gesture based on motion of the clusters, and updating a display in accordance with the recognized gesture.... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc.

20120013530 - Display device, image display system, and image display method: A display device includes: a display unit that displays an image on a display surface; a detection unit that detects, relative to the display surface, a position of an operation element including a magnetic member; and an external force application unit that applies an external force to the operation element... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20120013531 - Pressure sensitive, ergonomic mouse: In an embodiment of the present invention, there is disclosed a computer mouse for moving a curser on a computer screen where the computer mouse has a pressure sensitive curser control on its bottom surface which is removably or permanently attached to a vertical or horizontal leg of a support... Agent:

20120013532 - Hybrid pointing device: The present invention discloses a hybrid pointing device including an optical navigation module and a pointing module. The optical navigation module is configured to replace the conventional buttons of a convention pointing device, such as an optical mouse or a trackball mouse. The optical navigation module is configured to sense... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120013534 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus according to the present disclosure includes: a user input unit which includes at least one touch sense pad and at least one switch; and a controller which determines that the switch is clicked if difference between first position information of a first position on the touch sense... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120013535 - Keyboard for hand-held devices: A hand-held electronic device has a keyboard with a plurality of keys, each key having a substantially flat contact surface extending to the sides of each key. One of the sides of the key is beveled.... Agent:

20120013533 - Keyboard, electronic device using the same and input method: A keyboard includes a holographic film having a holographic information of a keyboard arrangement recorded on a surface thereof; a virtual keyboard generated from the holographic film; and a touch panel adjoining the holographic film, configured to detect an information corresponding to a position being touched thereon. The keyboard is... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions Inc

20120013537 - Portable terminal capable of controlling backlight and method for controlling backlight thereof: Disclosed is a method for controlling a backlight of an electronic device, such as a portable terminal, which includes the steps of storing preset backlight brightness values so as to correspond to the backlight brightness values to backlight steps, detecting a backlight brightness value stored so as to correspond to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120013536 - Systems and methods for dual use remote-control devices: Various embodiments provide a dual use remote-control device. In one embodiment, a dual use remote-control device may include a first set of input controls such as buttons positioned on a top side of the housing, a second set of input controls positioned on a bottom side of the housing including... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.

20120013538 - Coordinated virtual input system: A coordinated virtual input system includes a coordinated virtual keyboard having multiple virtual keys arranged according to a first direction and a second direction. Each virtual key is associated with a predefined symbol or user option, and corresponds to a set of coordinate digits respectively in the first direction and... Agent: Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd.

20120013546 - Capacitive touch sensor having code-divided and time-divided transmit waveforms: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for digital signal processing (DSP) techniques for generally improving a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of capacitive touch sensors.... Agent: Perceptive Pixel Inc.

20120013557 - Electronic device including touch screen display, interface method using the same, and computer-readable storage medium storing the same: According to an embodiment of the present invention, an interface for controlling a display of a plurality of layers on a touch screen display includes displaying, on a touch screen display of the device, a main display layer and at least one sub display layer, detecting an object-down event at... Agent:

20120013562 - Electronic device, information processing method and information display method: An electronic device includes a first display unit which displays information about an active application, which is an application being executed; a touch sensor which is overlapped on the first display unit and which detects a touch thereto; and a control unit which, in a state where information about the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120013554 - Electrostatic capacity type touch screen panel and method of manufacturing the same: A touch screen panel and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. The touch screen panel includes a substrate, an electrode forming part positioned on the substrate, and a routing wiring part positioned on the substrate outside the electrode forming part. The electrode forming part includes a plurality of... Agent:

20120013545 - Enhanced conductors: Disclosed examples of electrode structures and methods of manufacture thereof may provide one or more advantages relating to enhanced conductivity, for example, while providing optically clear conductors.... Agent:

20120013556 - Gesture detecting method based on proximity-sensing: A gesture detecting method based on proximity sensing is provided when an object is approaching close to a proximity-sensing panel. The moving direction of the object is detected to generate multiple sensing values. The sensing values are able to define one or more moving tendencies corresponding to sensing axes on... Agent: Edamak Corporation

20120013548 - Human-machine interface system: A system and method are provided in which an operator/driver of a vehicle may control a number of components within the vehicle via a single human-machine interface. The system may include a computing device, a touch panel with a touch screen located in a center console area of the vehicle... Agent:

20120013547 - Mechanism for touch screen emulation for a virtual machine: A mechanism for touch screen emulation for a virtual machine is disclosed. A method of the invention includes providing an emulation of a touch screen device to a virtual machine (VM) managed by a hypervisor for emulation of the touch screen device by the VM, receiving touch gesture information related... Agent:

20120013561 - Method and device for determining a touch or touches: A method and device for determining a single touch or multiple touches is disclosed. A touch related sensing information with a single zero-crossing is used for determining a pair of values, and the locations of a pair of centroids are calculated depending on the pair of values. The distance between... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120013550 - Method for controlling the interactions of a user with a given zone of a touch screen panel: A method for controlling interactions of a user with a given zone of a touch screen panel is disclosed, the method comprises detecting a signal indicative of a request to control interactions with a given zone of the touch screen panel; displaying on the touch screen panel a window covering... Agent:

20120013551 - Method for interacting with an application in a computing device comprising a touch screen panel: A method for interacting with an application in a computing device comprising a touch screen panel, the method comprising displaying an icon on the touch screen panel, the icon being representative of the application and executing a given process upon detection of a finger motion, the finger motion starting above... Agent:

20120013553 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: A mobile terminal may display a first one of a plurality of wallpapers on a touch screen, display an item on the screen, recognize a request to arrange the item, change the wallpaper displayed on the touch screen based on a determined motion of the mobile terminal, and display the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120013559 - Multiple visual display device and vehicle-mounted navigation system: In a vehicle-mounted navigation system, an operating unit that operates the driver's seat side image and an operating unit that operates the passenger's seat side image had to be provided separately, which increased the number of operation buttons and the size of the navigation system device. In a vehicle-mounted navigation... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120013560 - Optical element, and lighting device, display device and electronic device that use the optical element: A micro-louver (1) includes: a transparent substrate (2); a concavoconvex shape portion (5) formed on at least one surface of the transparent substrate (2) and in a prescribed pattern for diffracting incident light to form an image; and a light controlling layer (7) including at least one transparent layer (3)... Agent: Nlt Technologies, Ltd.

20120013541 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method includes displaying information on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device, detecting invocation of a controller, and displaying a controller in an area of the touch-sensitive display to control an indicator within the information. The controller may advantageously be displayed without covering the information.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120013542 - Portable electronic device and method of determining a location of a touch: A method includes determining when a touch of a plurality of touches overlapping in time on a touch-sensitive display, is discontinued, utilizing first touch data prior to the determining to identify a location of the touch, and when the first touch data is not established to be accurate, obtaining second... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120013543 - Portable electronic device with a touch-sensitive display and navigation device and method: A method includes detecting a touch at a location on a touch-sensitive display, receiving an input by a navigation device, and performing a function associated with at least one of the touch and the input in response to elapsing of a time period between detecting the touch and receiving the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120013544 - Position-sensing panel and method: An exemplary touch position sensing panel includes an opaque electrode layer and a transparent electrode layer separated from the opaque electrode layer by a substrate. The electrodes are arranged such that nodes are formed in areas where the electrodes cross over each other. The transparent electrode layer shields the opaque... Agent:

20120013539 - Systems with gesture-based editing of tables: Computing equipment such as devices with touch screen displays and other touch sensitive equipment may be used to display tables of data to a user. The tables of data may contain rows and columns. Touch gestures such as tap and flick gestures may be detected using the touch screen or... Agent:

20120013540 - Table editing systems with gesture-based insertion and deletion of columns and rows: Computing equipment may display tables of data that contain rows and columns. Touch gestures such as hold and flick gestures may be detected using a touch screen or other touch sensor. In response to a detected hold portion of a hold and flick gesture, a row or column in a... Agent:

20120013558 - Touch devices and detection methods thereof: A detection method for detecting a touch point on a touch panel is provided. The detection method includes: (1) providing a touch panel which is capable of being divided into even unit regions; (2) defining a plurality of unit regions as a detection region by a control unit; (3) detecting... Agent: Princeton Technology Corporation

20120013549 - Touch screen: Disclosed herein is a touch screen, including: a pair of base members that are spaced apart from each other by a spacer having an opening formed inside thereof and have resistive films formed on the opposite surfaces thereof; grooves that are each formed in outer regions of the resistive films... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120013555 - Touch screen system: Provided is a touch screen system that includes a transmitter, a plurality of electronic pens, and a controller. The transmitter applies to transmitting electrodes a pen-synchronization pulse signal for synchronizing transmission and reception of a pen identification signal between the electronic pens and a receiver. The electronic pens transmit, to... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120013552 - Touch-sensitive device and touch-based control method for screen brightness thereof: A touch-sensitive device and a related control method are provided to allow the control of a predefined function (e.g., screen brightness, volume, vibration) in response to a touch-based user gesture input on a state information display region such as an indicator region. In a method for controlling the screen brightness... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120013564 - Capacitive touch sensor having correlation with a receiver: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for digital signal processing (DSP) techniques for generally improving a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of capacitive touch sensors.... Agent: Perceptive Pixel Inc.

20120013574 - Display device and driving method for display device: A display device includes: an optical sensor circuit provided in a display region, the optical sensor circuit including a light-receiving element and detecting intensity of light incident to the light-receiving element; and a pressure detection circuit which detects pressure applied to a display surface of a display panel on a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013568 - Driving method of touch device: A resistive/capacitive integrated touch device includes a resistive touch module, a capacitive touch module and a spacer layer. The resistive touch module includes a first substrate and a first sensing layer. The capacitive touch module includes a second substrate and a second sensing layer. The second sending layer includes a... Agent:

20120013569 - High speed 3d multi touch sensitive device: Disclosed are a touch sensor and a method for determining a position, in three dimensions, of a conducting object with respect to a display device of the touch sensor. The determination of the position of the conducting object is done by performing at least one measurement of the capacitive load... Agent:

20120013572 - Liquid crystal display and method thereof: A liquid crystal display includes a first panel, a second panel facing and separated from the first panel, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second panels, a plurality of sensor data lines formed on the second panel, a plurality of variable capacitors of which capacitance thereof is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120013570 - Operation device and control method thereof: To prevent an unintended operation from being accepted when a continuous operation is performed on a touch panel, an operation device performs control so that a touch operation is not accepted while a continuous operation on an operation panel by a user is being accepted.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013566 - Pressure sensing module of touch module and method of operating the same: Disclosed herein is a pressure sensing module of a touch panel, including: an input unit 100 that inputs a touch; a controller 200 that controls the sensing of pressure applied when touch is input; a camera module driver 300 that is driven by the controller 200; a calculator 400 that... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120013573 - Pressure sensitive touch control device: A pressure detectable touch device includes a first substrate, a conductive layer formed on the first substrate, a second substrate, a first electrode pattern, a second electrode pattern, and a microprocessor. When a user touches a touch operation surface of the touch device in such an extent that the conductive... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions Inc.

20120013567 - Resistive/capacitive integrated touch device: A resistive/capacitive integrated touch device includes a resistive touch module, a capacitive touch module and a spacer layer. The resistive touch module includes a first substrate and a first sensing layer. The capacitive touch module includes a second substrate and a second sensing layer. The second sending layer includes a... Agent:

20120013565 - Techniques for locally improving signal to noise in a capacitive touch sensor: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for digital signal processing (DSP) techniques for generally improving a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of capacitive touch sensors.... Agent: Perceptive Pixel Inc.

20120013571 - Three-dimensional touch sensor: A three-dimensional touch sensor is constructed from a two-dimensional capacitive touch sensor in association with a conductive layer and an elastic insulator or with an insulation layer and an elastic conductor. When the three-dimensional touch sensor is touched, the two-dimensional capacitive touch sensor positions the touch point in a sensing... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation

20120013563 - Touch input device: A touch input device is disclosed in this invention. The touch input device includes a touch panel, a selection module and a detection module. The touch panel includes capacitive nodes thereon. The selection module is electrically connected to the capacitive nodes of the touch panel. The selection module is used... Agent:

20120013575 - Light image creation mechanism: An optical image creation mechanism and method is disclosed, which may comprise a screen defining a coordinate system oriented to the screen and having an origin on the screen; a light input signal detection unit, moving with respect to the screen, and which may comprise a light input signal position... Agent:

20120013577 - Optical touch structure: An optical touch structure including a light guide element, a light source, a reflecting mirror, and an image sensor is provided. The light guide element has a light-emitting surface. The light guide element guides the light provided by the light source to the light-emitting surface. The extending direction of the... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.

20120013576 - Piezo-type scanning apparatus and touch screen using the same: Disclosed herein are a piezo-type scanning apparatus and a touch screen using the same. The preferred embodiments of the present invention provides the scanning apparatus including a light source; an optical fiber of which one end is connected to the light source to provide a transmission line; a support that... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120013578 - Pen-shaped pointing device and shift control method thereof: A shift control method is used with a pen-shaped pointing device and a controlled device. Firstly, shift information, tilt angle information and rotating angle information in response to a configuration change of the pointing device relative to a supporting plane are sensed. Then, a shift estimation operation is performed by... Agent: Avermedia Information, Inc.

20120013580 - Controller for updating pixels in an electronic paper display: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with controlling pixels of a display are described. According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes a frame counter logic configured to maintain a global frame counter to track a number of refreshes of a display while updating pixels. The frame counter logic is also... Agent:

20120013581 - Method and system for driving an active matrix display circuit: A method and system for driving an active matrix display is provided. The system includes a drive circuit for a pixel having a light emitting device. The drive circuit includes a drive transistor for driving the light emitting device. The system includes a mechanism for adjusting the gate voltage of... Agent: Ignis Innovation Inc.

20120013579 - Method for static visual field scanning apparatus: A method for static visual field scanning apparatus including: a step of visual field scanning screen generating means; step of scanning region setting means; step of fixation image displaying and controlling means; step of scan line setting means; step of scanning point setting means; step of visual target displaying and... Agent:

20120013582 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus comprises a face plate including a common electrode extending in an outside of an image region along a one side of the image region, n first resistor members connected to the common electrode and connected to each of anodes in the divisional regions corresponding thereto, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013583 - Brightness level adjustment of a lighted display device: A lighted display device that includes a display device, a backlight device and an electrical delay circuit. The backlight device is disposed proximate the display device and configured to emit light directed to the display device. The ambient light sensor is configured to generate a signal to adjust a brightness... Agent:

20120013584 - Portable computer having a tilt camera assembly: Embodiments of the present invention provide a digital camera mount assembly for a portable computer 200 having a display panel 202. According to one embodiment, the camera mount assembly 206 includes a mount plate having at least one aperture and formed within a front surface 203 of the display panel.... Agent:

20120013585 - Shift register and display device using the same and driving method thereof: A shift register includes a plurality of first to n-numbered stages, where n is a positive integer. Each stage includes a node controller controlling respective voltages of a first node and a second node in accordance with an output signal from the (i−j1)-numbered stage and an output signal from the... Agent:

20120013586 - Method and device for driving bistable liquid crystal display panel: In a method of driving a dot matrix display panel using bistable nematic liquid crystal, a “blur” due to a parasitic signal is prevented from being caused. In a method of driving a dot matrix display panel using bistable nematic liquid crystal which may select white/black only by positive polarity... Agent:

20120013593 - Display device: A display device includes: a first electrode and a second electrode which are arranged side by side with each other on a first substrate; a conductive layer which is arranged on a second substrate so as to face the first electrode and the second electrode; a voltage supply portion for... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013592 - Display device and method for manufacturing the same: Provided is a display device including a panel, a driving circuit board connected to the panel, a driving unit mounted on the driving circuit board and driving the panel, a printed circuit board connected to the driving circuit board, and a memory unit mounted on the printed circuit board and... Agent:

20120013595 - Display device and method of operation thereof: A display device includes, in a display region, a first circuit including a photodiode (62b), a first capacitor (62c), a second capacitor (62d), and an output amplifier (62a). A cathode of the photodiode (62b), one end of the first capacitor (62c), one end of the second capacitor (62d), and an... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013588 - Display, scan driving apparatus for the display, and driving method thereof: A scan driving apparatus includes a first driving apparatus connected to a plurality of scan lines and a second driving apparatus connected to the plurality of scan lines. Wherein when one of the first driving apparatus and the second driving apparatus is in a scan enable state such that the... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120013587 - Driving device for dynamic bias and driving method thereof: A driving device and a driving method for dynamic bias are provided. The driving device includes a buffer and a bias control unit. An input terminal of the buffer receives a data voltage, and an output terminal of the buffer is connected to a load through a switch. The bias... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120013589 - Lcd and circuit architecture thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and circuit architecture thereof are proposed. Power signal lines, data signal lines, and control signal lines are mounted on a printed circuit board (PCB) and a thin film substrate. The thin film substrate is connected to a LCD panel by using a COF bonding. These... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120013591 - Liquid crystal display and method for driving the same: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel including data lines, gate lines crossing the data lines, and liquid crystal cells arranged at crossings of the data lines and the gate lines in a matrix form, a data driving circuit supplying a data voltage to the data lines,... Agent:

20120013594 - Liquid crystal panel and liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal panel (2) includes: a p-type liquid crystal material sandwiched between a pair of substrates (40, 20); and pixel electrodes (13), each formed from a comb electrode, and a common electrode (14) both provided to the substrate (40). A p-type liquid crystal material is aligned in a direction... Agent:

20120013590 - Organic electroluminescent display device, method of manufacturing organic electroluminescent display device, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed is an organic electroluminescent (EL) display device including a pixel array section in which pixels having organic EL elements are arranged; and a drive circuit section provided in a circumferential portion of the pixel array section on the same substrate as that of the pixel array section, the drive... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120013596 - Liquid crystal display: A pixel structure of a liquid crystal cell that is implemented in a filed sequential liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same. The liquid crystal display includes: a liquid crystal display panel including a plurality of scan lines and data lines, and a plurality of pixels connected... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120013597 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel is capable of securing enough threshold voltage compensating time in high resolution and high frequency driving and of compensating for the IR drop of a first power source ELVDD, and an organic light emitting display includes the pixel.... Agent:

20120013599 - Apparatus and method for compensating for black level: An apparatus and method for compensating for a black level in order to solve a screen flickering phenomenon and a problem of convergence speed of a black level value. The apparatus for compensating for a black level includes: a black pixel average value extraction unit averaging black pixel values of... Agent: Hynix Semiconductor Inc.

20120013598 - Data drive circuit of flat panel display and driving method thereof: The data driver of a flat panel display includes: an output driver configured to output a plurality of amplified data signals for a plurality of channels corresponding to a plurality of data lines, the plurality of channels including: a plurality of amplifiers configured to amplify a plurality of input data... Agent:

20120013607 - Apparatus and method of generating three-dimensional mouse pointer: A method of generating a mouse pointer which has a predetermined depth within a three-dimensional (3D) image includes extracting depth information of at least one object of a 3D image, determining a location of a mouse pointer within the 3D image, and processing the mouse pointer to have a predetermined... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120013608 - Apparatus and method of scalable encoding of 3d mesh, and apparatus and method of scalable decoding of 3d mesh: A scalable three-dimensional (3D) mesh encoding method includes dividing the 3D mesh into layers of complexity into a plurality of graduated levels and generating vertex position information and connectivity information of each of the plurality of levels. The vertex position information about the 3D mesh is encoded based on a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120013616 - Computer graphics video synthesizing device and method, and display device: A CG image combining device generates a CG image by mapping an image to an object. A memory unit stores shape data and a pair of left-view and right-view image data. A determination unit refers to the shape data to evaluate a curvature of the object's surface from normal vectors... Agent:

20120013603 - Depth map enhancing method: The present invention discloses a depth map enhancing method. The method includes steps of obtaining an original depth map and a depth related parameter and storing the original depth map and the depth related parameter into a storage medium; quantifying the gray level of every pixel in the original depth... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120013604 - Display apparatus and method for setting sense of depth thereof: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display and an image extractor that extracts a reference object included in an input image, an image converter that calculates a distance from a position on a screen at which the input image is displayed to a virtual position of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120013612 - Electronic apparatus and method for displaying graphical user interface as 3d image: An electronic apparatus and a method for displaying a graphical user interface are disclosed. A position determination module determines the position of a user. A controller calculates a depth setting value based on a predetermined distance value and the determined position and adjusts depth values of a plurality of graphical... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120013610 - Image display device: An image display device includes a display panel, which includes a plurality of pixels and selectively implements a 2D image and a 3D image, and a patterned retarder for dividing light from the display panel, on which the 3D image is implemented, into first and second polarization components. The display... Agent:

20120013609 - Method and apparatus for presenting a first person world view of content: An approach is provided for presenting a global view of content. A content mapping platform determines a viewing location of a device with respect to a user interface, wherein the user interface depicts a three-dimensional object in which a surface closest to the viewing location is transparent to show, at... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120013605 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal includes a controller and a display unit for displaying a stereoscopic image including a first image provided to a left eye of a user and a second image provided to a right eye of the user. The controller detects at least one same object between the first... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120013606 - Parallax barrier and application thereof: Disclosed herein is a parallax barrier including a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first and the second substrates. A plurality of first strip electrodes and a plurality of second strip electrodes are arranged on the first substrate, whereas a plurality of third... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120013615 - Plasma display device: Provided is a plasma display device including a plasma display panel that performs gradation display of an image by a sub-field driving method. A protective layer of the plasma display panel includes a base layer formed on a dielectric layer and a plurality of aggregated particles dispersed all over a... Agent:

20120013602 - Stereoscopic image display: A stereoscopic image display includes; a display panel including a pixel including; a first subpixel, and a second subpixel disposed adjacent to the first subpixel, wherein the first subpixel and the second subpixel are adjacent along a subpixel border line which is a virtual line disposed at an interface between... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120013601 - Stereoscopic image display and method of controlling backlight thereof: A stereoscopic image display device comprises a frame rate conversion unit that divides 3D input data into left eye image data and right eye image data, inserts reset frame data containing black grayscale data between the left eye image data and the right eye image data, and generates the (n+1)-th... Agent:

20120013614 - Stereoscopic image display apparatus and method: A stereoscopic image display apparatus and method which reduce crosstalk and select either high resolution images or bright images. The stereoscopic image display apparatus includes first and second image forming areas, each area including multiple contiguous horizontal rows. The areas are alternately disposed in a liquid crystal display, and display... Agent: Arisawa Mfg. Co., Ltd

20120013611 - System and method for visualizing multi-dimensional data using shape attributes: There is provided a method and system for visualizing multi-dimensional data on a user interface of a computing device, each dimension of the data having a plurality of values defining the associated values of the data for the dimension. The method comprises receiving mapping information defining at least one mapping... Agent:

20120013600 - Three-dimensional (3d) image processing method and system: A three-dimensional (3D) image processing method is provided. The method includes receiving from an image source a 3D image containing a plurality of images that are previously compressed, and storing pixel data of the received plurality of images. The method also includes determining that the plurality of images do not... Agent:

20120013613 - Tools for use within a three dimensional scene: Tools for use within a 3D scene. The 3D scene may be presented by at least one display, which includes displaying at least one stereoscopic image of the 3D scene by the display(s). The 3D scene may be presented according to a first viewpoint. User input may be received to... Agent:

20120013617 - Method for global parameterization and quad meshing on point cloud: The present invention comprises a method for global parameterization and quadrangulation on point cloud. The method comprises: (a) computing and smoothing principal direction field over the point cloud; (b) performing a global parameterization of the point cloud; (c) constructing a quad mesh from the resultant parameterization. The present method is... Agent: Institute Of Automation, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

20120013618 - Method for determining point connectivity on a two manifold in 3d space: One particular implementation of the present invention may involve a method for determining connectivity of a plurality of points on a surface of a computer-generated object in 2D or 3D space. In general, the method may utilize a recursion process to determine or approximate a plurality of association region boundaries... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20120013619 - System and method for visualizing multi-dimensional data using shape attributes: There is provided a method and system for visualizing multi-dimensional data on a user interface of a computing device, each dimension of the data having a plurality of values defining the associated values of the data for the dimension. The method comprises receiving mapping information defining at least one mapping... Agent:

20120013620 - Animating speech of an avatar representing a participant in a mobile communications with background media: Animating speech of an avatar representing a participant in a mobile communication including preparing the avatar for display for display including: selecting images to represent the participant, selecting a generic animation template having a mouth, fitting the images with the generic animation template, and texture wrapping the one or more... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120013621 - System and method for facilitating the creation of animated presentations: The system and method of creating animated presentations of the present invention focuses largely on the ability for web users with little training to easily create and share animated presentations with other users on the web in addition to allowing experienced artists to share and gain recognition for their works.... Agent: Miniclip Sa

20120013622 - Apparatuses, methods and systems for a distributed object renderer: Software on a server receives a render request from a queue database. The software determines the render process requirements for the render request. The software queries a user profile database for render data based on the render process requirements. The software transmits a request to provide render data to a... Agent:

20120013625 - Display for pump: This document discusses, among other things, an apparatus comprising a pump configured to deliver insulin, a processor, and a user interface including a bistable display. A display element of the bistable display is placed in one of two stable orientations upon application of a biasing voltage and stays in the... Agent:

20120013623 - Host computer and method for adjusting display parameters: A method for adjusting display parameters of a monitor connected to a host computer. The host computer includes a video card. If the monitor cannot display data normally, the method selects a group of display parameters C2, which has not been used by the monitor, and is applicable to both... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120013624 - Split storage of anti-aliased samples: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to improving the performance of anti-aliased image rendering. One embodiment is a method of rendering a pixel from an anti-aliased image. The method includes: storing a first set and a second set of samples from a plurality of anti-aliased samples of the pixel... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20120013627 - Dynamic control of simds: Systems and methods to improve performance in a graphics processing unit are described herein. Embodiments achieve power saving in a graphics processing unit by dynamically activating/deactivating individual SIMDs in a shader complex that comprises multiple SIMD units. On-the-fly dynamic disabling and enabling of individual SIMDs provides flexibility in achieving a... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20120013626 - Method and system for automatically testing a raster image processor: Disclosed is a method and system for automatically testing a raster image processor. The method may identify the correctness of the bitmap output by the raster image processor to be tested by comparing an abstract code of a bitmap generated by the RIP to be tested with that generated by... Agent: Peking University Founder Group Co., Ltd.

20120013628 - Information processing apparatus, screen display control method and program: An information processing apparatus includes memories 31 and 32; DMA controller 33 that periodically performs a data transfer from memory 31 to memory 32; display 34 that displays an image based on a video signal output from memory 31; video output terminal 35 that outputs a video signal output from... Agent:

20120013629 - Reading compressed anti-aliased images: Embodiments of the present invention enable the reduction of the memory bandwidth required for graphics rendering. According to an embodiment, a method to render a pixel from a compressed anti-aliased image includes: accessing metadata for the pixel, where the metadata includes entries for respective samples generated by multisampling the pixel;... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20120013630 - Method for selecting a shoe fitted to a foot and assemblies therefor: A method for selecting a shoe fitted to a foot from a plurality of shoes. For each shoe from the plurality of shoes, a dimensionally accurate outline of the footbed of the shoe is provided in electronic form. Further, for each shoe from the plurality of shoes, a dimensionally accurate... Agent:

20120013631 - Color management system: Management of color of image files in digital devices is described. A color management system can extract metadata from an image file based on a type of the image file. The color management system then creates a color profile based on the metadata extracted. The color management system further creates... Agent:

20120013632 - Image display device and image processing method: n

20120013633 - Positioning method and display system using the same: A positioning method for obtaining position where a light pen is in contact with a display device at a to-be-positioned spot is provided. The display device includes display areas, corresponding with positioning coding patterns of a built-in positioning frame. The positioning method includes the following steps. Firstly, a positive positioning... Agent: Benq Corporation

20120013634 - Projection display apparatus: A projection display apparatus includes an imager that modulates light emitted from a light source and a projection unit that projects light emitted from the imager on a projection surface. The projection display apparatus includes: an imager controller that controls the imager to display a test pattern image in which... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120013635 - Accurate color display device: A color accurate display device is configured to receive an encoded first color space having a first gamut from a set of encoded primaries {R, G, B} and a first white point. The device includes a display panel having an active area configured for an encoded second color space having... Agent:

20120013636 - Information processing apparatus and method: For each of a plurality of drawing objects, whether the drawing object is laid out on the rear side of one or more other drawing objects is determined based on an overlapped state of the plurality of drawing objects. The drawing object to be selected is decided based on the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013637 - Automatic color adjustment of a template design: The present invention generates a color template design to format a presentation. According to one aspect, a plurality of template designs are provided on a visual display. A selection of one of the plurality of template designs is received from a user. A plurality of source images that are separate... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120013638 - method to display microsoft's windows desktop on a large multi-projector display: The display of a Windows Desktop is modified using one or more processors (e.g. CPUs and/or GPUs) that re-direct drawing of the Desktop to mirrored swap chain buffers; modify the contents of the a front buffer of the mirrored swap chain buffers; and draw the Desktop using the modified contents... Agent:

20120013639 - Computer for restricted spaces: A laptop computer has a reflective transparent plate between the keyboard and the screen. Users viewing the keyboard through the plate sees a virtual image of the screen, reflected by the plate. This virtual image may include labels apparently superimposed on the keyboard; the keys themselves may be blank. Hands... Agent:

20120013640 - Graphical representation of events: Some general aspects of the invention relate to approaches for generating a graphical representation of scenes related to an event. Information representing an event is first obtained. The information includes, for example, a set of images of physical scenes related to an event, and additional data associated with the images... Agent: Academia Sinica

20120013642 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium: When combining a plurality of images, deterioration has occurred at a contour part. A feature amount of a partial region in a first image included in a plurality of images for image composition is calculated, and a weight for composition of the region in the first image or a weight... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013641 - Information processing device, information processing method and computer program: An information processing apparatus that compares content to stored information identifying a plurality of words, identifies words from the content that match words included in the stored information, retrieves information based on the identifying, and generates an image to be displayed based on the retrieved information.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120013643 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus which displays an image and a control method thereof, the display apparatus including: a display unit; a storage unit which stores therein at least one of preset image pattern information of patterning contents of a plurality of images to retrieve such images and matching information related to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120013644 - Method of determining image transmission method, image supplying system, image supplying device, image display device, program and computer-readable recording medium: In at least one embodiment of the disclosure, a method of transmitting image data from an image supplying device to an image display device includes transmitting information indicating a resolution of the image display device from the image display device to the image supplying device; scaling the image data, by... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120013645 - Display and method of displaying icon image: A display system and a method of displaying icon image for the display system are disclosed. The method is to display an icon image on a background image on a screen of the display system, to sense a distance between an object and the icon image, and to adjust the... Agent:

20120013651 - Autostereoscopic display device: Multi-user stereoscopic display system, providing different stereoscopic or 2D images to different viewers, by combining spatial and temporal multiplexing techniques for providing stereo effect and multi-viewer effect: one group of embodiments defines multi-user autostereoscopic display system comprising controllable light source array/s, holographic optical element/s (HOE) and a transmissive display panel... Agent:

20120013652 - Backlight device and display apparatus: Provided is a backlight device wherein when the drive duty and the drive current are controlled according to a motion, the image quality is improved by preventing flicker caused by the change of the drive waveform. A light-emitting unit (121) comprises a plurality of light-emitting areas. A motion amount detecting... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120013647 - Backlight module: A backlight module capable of dynamically adjusting brightness is proposed. According to the present invention, a backlight module comprises a light guide plate for guiding light, a first light source unit, and a second light source unit. A ridge-shaped groove is disposed on the middle of the bottom surface of... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120013650 - Display device: A display device with a simple structure is provided where the number of electrical lines connected to the active matrix substrate can be reduced even when the number of pixels in the display module is increased. A liquid crystal display device includes a superimposing circuit (superimposing module) that superimposes a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013654 - Display panel and display device: A liquid crystal display panel (39) includes a diffraction grating (DG) that is provided on the side of the inner surface (32N) of an opposed substrate (32) for receiving light and is used for enhancing the light output efficiency from the inner surface (32N) to the outside.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013649 - Driving method of image display device: An image display device includes an image display panel configured of pixels made up of first, second, third, and fourth sub-pixels being arrayed in a two-dimensional matrix shape, and a signal processing unit into which an input signal is input and from which an output signal based on an extension... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120013646 - Image display device and image display device drive method: A television receiver according to at least one embodiment of the present invention includes a display section capable of displaying a TV image and a harmonious image being in harmony with a wall surface against which the image display device is provided.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120013648 - Planar illumination device and image display apparatus: A planar illumination device (10) is provided with: a light guide plate (1) having a first surface (1a) and a second surface (1b); a plurality of light sources (2); and a brightness controller. A plurality of prismatic structures (11) are arrayed on the first surface (1a). The light sources (2)... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120013653 - Smart display pixel: Construction of a pixel-based display using a set of pixel assemblies poured or placed into a display area or volume. Each pixel assembly has a means to produce a visible display output at its position and identify its own position within a 2-D or 3-D display space continuously or when... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20120013655 - Method for modulating display data of flat display and flat display using the same: A method for modulating display data of a flat display, comprises receiving a display datum with a digital count between a maximum digital count and a minimum digital count; modulating the display datum to correspondingly generate a modulated display datum, wherein the modulated display datum has a digital count same... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120013656 - Image display device and method for driving the same: An image display device and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The image display device includes a display panel, which includes a plurality of red, green, and blue subpixels to selectively implement a 2D image and a 3D image, and a patterned retarder dividing light from the display... Agent:

20120013657 - Method for driving liquid crystal panel with canceling out of opposite polarities of color sub-pixel units: An exemplary method for driving a display panel with plural dithering units formed by plural pixels arranged in a matrix form, includes steps as follows: driving sub-pixel units of the pixels according to a sequence of frames to enable each sub-pixel unit selectively having a positive polarity or a negative... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

  
01/12/2012 > 109 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20120007793 - System for generating and selecting names: Transitioning between a plurality of display applications, including: retrieving a device identifier when a first device is selected using a first display application running on a second device; enabling the first display application to launch a second display application using the device identifier of the first device, launching the second... Agent: Sony Online Entertainment LLC

20120007794 - Feedback mechanism: A feedback application may be executing on a data processing system to transmit a screen update to at least two computers. The feedback application receives an indication of completion from a first computer, in response to transmitting the screen update. The feedback application updates a completion gauge to indicate a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120007795 - Z-axis redundant display/multilayer display: A display system for presenting one or more planes of display information. The display system may include two or more display modules positioned in a spaced relationship in a stacked formation substantially along a Z-axis perpendicular to a display face of a display module. Each display module may be selectively... Agent:

20120007799 - Apparatus, method for measuring 3 dimensional position of a viewer and display device having the apparatus: Disclosed herein are an apparatus, a method for measuring 3 dimensional positions of a viewer and a display device having the apparatus. The apparatus for measuring the 3 dimensional positions includes an image capturing module that photographs images included in objects; a detecting module that detects the objects from images... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120007801 - Easily deployable interactive direct-pointing system and presentation control system and calibration method therefor: A method for controlling movement of a computer display cursor based on a point-of-aim of a pointing device within an interaction region includes projecting an image of a computer display to create the interaction region. At least one calibration point having a predetermined relation to said interaction region is established.... Agent:

20120007798 - Electronic device with prompt function and prompt method thereof: An electronic device with a prompt function includes a display unit, a storage unit, a trigger detecting unit, and a processing unit. The storage unit stores a to-do list recording at least one item and at least one trigger condition. Each of the at least one item is associated with... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120007796 - Flexible apparatus: An apparatus including an elongate structure including integrated electronic circuitry providing at least an electronic user interface wherein the elongate structure is flexible and is configured to be flexed lengthwise by a user to form a looped configuration in which the elongate structure forms at least one lengthwise loop about... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120007797 - Human-machine interface: A human interface suitable for being held is provided. The human interface includes a first housing, a second housing and a rotating shaft. The first housing has a first sidewall and a sliding chunk, and the sliding chunk is located at a side of the first sidewall. The second housing... Agent: Kinpo Electronics, Inc.

20120007800 - Interactive glasses system: An interactive glasses system comprising a frame (100) wearable on a head of a user, at least one sensor (111, 112, 113) embedded in the frame (100) and a data processor (330), characterized in that the sensor (111, 112, 113) is configured to provide a differential signal indicative of change... Agent: Advanced Digital Broadcast S.a.

20120007802 - Cursor display method and character input apparatus: When an input mode is switched from input of a first-type character written in a first character input direction into input of a second-type character written in a second character input direction opposite to the first character input direction, a displayed cursor is moved in the second character input direction... Agent:

20120007803 - Pointing device: A pointing device is provided which can reduce its size and height, reduce leakage magnetic flux density to the outside. Magnetic sensors are disposed symmetrically two by two on X and Y axes on a printed circuit board. A silicone resin is placed on the printed circuit board, and an... Agent: Asahi Kasei Emd Corporation

20120007804 - Interactive input system and method: A method of resolving ambiguities between at least two pointers within a region of interest comprises capturing images of the region of interest and at least one reflection thereof from different vantages using a plurality of imaging devices, processing image data to identify a plurality of targets for the at... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc

20120007805 - Touch screen capable of displaying a pointer: A touch screen including a display unit on which a pointer is displayed and a touch-sensing unit mounted on the display unit to generate a display position signal of the pointer when brought into contact with a separate contact medium. The display unit changes the display position of the pointer... Agent:

20120007806 - Multifunctional mouse, computer system, and input method thereof: A multifunctional optical mouse includes a first light sources, a second light source, an orientation detecting unit, a transparent touch input area, an imaging unit and a processing unit. The second light source is arranged along a side of the transparent touch input area. The system includes a multifunctional optical... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120007807 - Full keyboard remote control: A remote controller includes a housing, a CPU, an input module, and an output module. The input module is electrically connected to the CPU for selectively inputting signals into the remote controller to controllably communicate with the home entertaining appliance. It includes a plurality of control keys provided on the... Agent:

20120007820 - Apparatus and method for operation according to movement in portable terminal: An apparatus and method operate a portable terminal according to touch and movement. When a touch is sensed, an angle of the portable terminal is determined. When the determined angle belongs to a grip zone, the portable terminal is transitioned to a wake up state.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120007819 - Automatic convergence based on touchscreen input for stereoscopic imaging: A method is provided that includes receiving coordinates of a touch point on a touchscreen, wherein the touch point indicates a user-selected convergence point, and converging a stereoscopic image at the user-selected convergence point based on the touch point coordinates.... Agent:

20120007822 - Detachable back mounted touchpad for a handheld computerized device: The present invention relates to a detachable touchpad for a handheld computerized device. This detachable touchpad is configured to reversibly attach to the back of a handheld computerized device that lacks a rear mounted touchpad, and with appropriate software, allow the user to at least in part control the handheld... Agent:

20120007823 - Display control device, display control method, and touchpad input system: A display control device (300) which controls display of objects placed on a display screen (111), based on inputs on touchpads (201, 202), the display control device including: an operation ratio setting unit (301) which sets an operation ratio indicating a ratio between operation capabilities of a user for the... Agent:

20120007811 - Electronic device, multi-mode input/output device and mode-switching method thereof: An electronic device, a multi-mode input/output device, and a mode-switching method of the multi-mode input/output device are provided. The multi-mode input/output device includes a touch pad, electronic paper, and a switching module. An opening of the electronic device exposes a first surface of the electronic paper. A second surface of... Agent: Compal Electronics, Inc.

20120007816 - Input control method and electronic device for a software keyboard: An input control method for an electronic device comprising a multi-touch screen, comprising: displaying a software keyboard on a multi-touch screen; receiving and recording first touch information corresponding to a first touch event on the software keyboard; receiving and recording second touch information corresponding to a second touch event on... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20120007808 - Interactive game pieces using touch screen devices for toy play: There is provided a system and method for facilitating an interaction using first and second peripheral devices and related structures. Each of the first and second peripheral devices have a plurality of touch points for touching a touch surface of a touch-sensitive system. According to an exemplary embodiment, a method... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20120007815 - Multipurpose sensing apparatus and electronic equipment having the same: A multipurpose sensing apparatus and electronic equipment are provided. The sensing apparatus includes planar type compound eyes, each planar type compound eye including ommatidium arranged in a circular arc such that each ommatidium views a contact surface; three-dimensional (3D) compound eyes, each 3D compound eye including ommatidium arranged in an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120007818 - Operational authority switching device with touch panels and program: An operational authority switching device with touch panels includes a plurality of display panels; a plurality of touch panels provided so as to be paired with each of the plurality of display panels; a plurality of switching buttons provided so as to be paired with each of the plurality of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120007817 - Physical pieces for interactive applications using touch screen devices: There are provided systems and methods for facilitating an interaction with a first peripheral device using a touch-sensitive system having a processor and a touch surface. An example method includes detecting, using the processor, the first peripheral device touching the touch surface of the touch-sensitive system, identifying, using the processor,... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20120007821 - Sequential classification recognition of gesture primitives and window-based parameter smoothing for high dimensional touchpad (hdtp) user interfaces: A method for classification recognition of gestures and gesture primitives in a touch-based user interface. In an implementation the method comprises receiving tactile image data responsive to data generated from user touch of a user touch interface comprising a sensor array. The tactile image data is processed to create a... Agent:

20120007814 - Touch display device and electronic device using the same: A touch display device includes a housing, a flexible monitor installed on the housing, and at least one keystroke device installed inside the housing and under the flexible monitor for generating at least one trigger signal. When the flexible monitor are pressed by external forces at positions corresponding to the... Agent:

20120007812 - Touch panel: A touch panel has a test point formed on one end of each of the wires formed inside the touch panel and connected to a circuit board. The test point is larger than a wire diameter of the wires and serves to be contacted by a probe of a test... Agent: Derlead Investment Ltd.

20120007813 - Touch screen: Disclosed herein is a touch screen, including: a base member; a plurality of electrode patterns formed on one surface of the base member, having a first directionality; electrode wirings connected to both ends of the electrode patterns; and a controller that is connected to the electrode wirings, measures the change... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120007809 - Touch screen overlay for visually impaired persons: A touch screen overlay includes a flexible, substantially planar portion having length and width dimensions corresponding to a touch screen of an electronics appliance, one or more features for aligning the substantially planar portion with the touch screen, and a pattern of raised features and/or openings, providing facility for a... Agent:

20120007810 - Touch-sensitive display apparatus: A touch-sensitive display apparatus includes a shell having two protruding platforms at two opposite ends thereof and a receiving cavity located between the two protruding platforms, a display module accommodated in the receiving cavity, a touch device placed on the display module. The touch device includes two opposite end plates... Agent:

20120007824 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel sequentially has a first glass substrate, a lower touch sensitive layer, a lower insulation ink layer, a lower conductor layer, a lower insulation layer, a lower conductive adhesive layer, a flexible circuit board, a transparent insulation adhesive layer, an upper insulation layer, an upper conductive adhesive... Agent: Mastouch Optoelectronics Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120007828 - Detection device and display apparatus: A detection device includes a sensor unit in which a plurality of detection electrodes is positioned in a detection surface, a selection unit that selects one of the plurality of detection electrodes or a plurality of detection electrodes, an oscillation unit in which an oscillation frequency is determined by a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120007831 - Method and device for position detection: A method and device for position detection are disclosed. A self-capacitance detection can be performed by a sensing device. According to the result of the self-capacitance detection, a first mutual-capacitance detection can be performed for determining one or more first 1-D positions. According to the result of the first mutual-capacitance... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120007829 - Method and system for touch sensor interface fault detection: A touch sensor interface includes one or more touch detection electrodes whose capacitance increases when touched. A processor converts the increase in capacitance into a change in a counter value. A detector compares the change in the counter value with one or more count thresholds to detect faults in the... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20120007825 - Operating module of hybrid touch panel and method of operating the same: Disclosed herein is an operating module of a hybrid touch panel, including: an input unit 100 for touch input; a controller 200 that controls a driving type of a touch screen according to the touch input; a driver 300 that includes a resistive type driver and a capacitive type driver... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120007830 - Touch panel: A touch panel having a touch sensing region and at least two connection regions around the touch sensing region is provided. The touch panel includes first conductive patterns, second conductive patterns, pads, and signal transmission lines. The first and second conductive patterns are disposed in the touch sensing region. Each... Agent: Dongguan Masstop Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.

20120007827 - Touch sensing structure and method for making the same: The present invention discloses a touch sensing structure for capacitive touch panel comprising a substrate, at least one first conductive line formed on the substrate, an insulating layer formed on the substrate and covering the first conductive line, the insulating layer having at least two adjacent holes therein formed above... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions(xiamen) Inc.

20120007832 - Touch sensor device: A touch sensor device includes first touch pads, each of which is connected with a first bar-type touch pattern and a second bar-type touch pattern by a plurality of bridges and is disposed in a first direction, the first and second bar-type touch patterns being connected with first and second... Agent: Atlab Inc.

20120007826 - Touch-controlled electric apparatus and control method thereof: A touch-controlled electronic apparatus and a touch control method thereof are disclosed. The touch-controlled electronic apparatus includes a touch screen and a control module. The touch screen detects a plurality of touch points at where an object touches the touch screen. The control module is electrically connected to the touch... Agent: Mitac International Corp.

20120007835 - Multi-touch optical touch panel: A multi-touch optical touch panel which comprises a rectangular position-detecting surface with a length L and a width W; a first set of a plurality of light-emitting element pairs configured for emitting a plurality of light beams, wherein the first set of light-emitting element pairs are arranged at various points... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120007834 - Optical system and click detection method therefor: The present invention provides a click detection method for an optical system including the steps of: acquiring an image frame and calculating a quality parameter thereof; in an initial state, maintaining the initial state when the quality parameter is smaller than or equal to a first threshold while transferring to... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120007833 - Portable electronic device and control method thereof: A portable electronic device and control method thereof perform an unlocking operation and several page turning operations for a display of the portable electronic device. Light intensities in several positions of the light sensors are detected in a preset time period. The portable electronic device determines whether the operating mode... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20120007837 - Acoustic touch sensor: A touch sensor comprises a substrate capable of propagating acoustic waves and includes a first surface having a touch sensitive region. A first sidewall intersects the first surface along a first edge. The first edge is configured to propagate a first acoustic wave along the first edge. The first acoustic... Agent:

20120007836 - Touch screen unlocking device and method: A touch screen unlocking device for an electronic device equipped with a touch screen. The touch screen unlocking device includes a sensor, a processing unit, a screen control unit, a measuring unit, and a timing unit. The sensor is configured for detecting a signals generated by a tap on the... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120007838 - Sensing device for sensing surface regions: A sensing device is provided for sensing data encoded on a surface. The device has a region identity sensor and a transmitter. The region identity sensor senses region identity data of the coded data when the sensing device is positioned or moved relative to a region of the surface. The... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20120007839 - Augmented reality methods and systems including optical merging of a plurality of component optical images: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide augmented reality methods and systems where two or more component optical images are optically overlaid via the use of one or more beam splitters to become composite optical images wherein in some embodiments a second component optical image is an electronic optical image (an... Agent: Vantage Surgical Systems, Inc.

20120007844 - Backlight device and display apparatus: Provided is a backlight device, wherein when the drive duty and drive current are controlled in each of predetermined light-emitting areas of a light-emitting unit, the color unevenness and moving image resolution difference between image display areas corresponding thereto are improved. A light-emitting unit (121) comprises a plurality of light-emitting... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120007842 - Method and system for programming and driving active matrix light emitting device pixel having a controllable supply voltage: Method and system for programming and driving active matrix light emitting device pixel is provided. The pixel is a voltage programmed pixel circuit, and has a light emitting device, a driving transistor and a storage capacitor. The pixel has a programming cycle having a plurality of operating cycles, and a... Agent: Ignis Innovation Inc.

20120007840 - Processor-controlled object: Processor-controlled objects, such as inter-communicating processor-controlled blocks, present changeable individual characterizations to a user. The objects comprise a processor, a power source, a communications unit, a response generator and a proximity sensor adapted to sense the close proximity and relative position of similar objects. A user manipulating the objects can... Agent: Smalti Technology Limited

20120007841 - Projection type image display device: A projection type image display device provided with an unauthorized use preventing system includes a button unit or a remote controller for operating the display device, a condition memory for storing information indicating at least one use condition in an authorized use of the display device, a password memory for... Agent:

20120007843 - Tft substrate and liquid crystal display apparatus using the same: The present invention provides a TFT substrate capable of accurately maintaining potentials of pixels on the TFT substrate. The TFT substrate includes gate bus lines (G2, G3), auxiliary capacitor bus lines (CsYH3, CsYL2), an auxiliary capacitor bus line (CsXH1) made of the same wiring layer as the gate bus lines... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120007845 - Multiprojection display system and screen forming method: Provided is a multiprojection display system that includes a plurality of cameras configured to capture images of predetermined vertex regions including vertexes of projected images projected from two-dimensional scanning projectors onto a screen, an image-capturing timing control unit configured to control the cameras to capture images of the screen for... Agent:

20120007846 - Display device: Provided is a display device including a driver circuit for controlling supply of charges to an array of cells capable of storing the charges. In the driver circuit, a preceding electrically connecting part (SW221) controlled by a clock signal (CLK1) electrically connects an output signal line of a first circuit... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120007847 - Plasma display device: An electrode drive circuit of a plasma display device includes a scan driver provided with plural drivers having first and second switching elements and first and second diodes, and a positive reset pulse generating circuit by which a first superposed voltage obtained by applying a predetermined first voltage to a... Agent:

20120007848 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display includes a display unit including pixels coupled to scan lines, first control lines, second control lines, and data lines, a control line driver configured to supply a first control signal and a second control signal to the pixels through the first control lines and the... Agent:

20120007849 - Display, pixel circuitry and operating method of pixel circuitry: A display, a pixel circuitry and an operating method of the pixel circuitry are provided. The display includes a source driver and a pixel circuitry. The source driver converts a first pixel data to a first polarity data voltage and a second polarity data voltage during a first frame period... Agent: Himax Display, Inc.

20120007855 - Converting method, device and system for 3d stereoscopic cartoon, and recording medium for the same: Disclosed herein are a method and a system for stereoscopic three-dimensional (3D) cartoon conversion and a recording medium for the same. In accordance with the method and the system for stereoscopic 3D cartoon conversion and the recording medium for the same, a two-dimensional (2D) digital still image and an alpha... Agent:

20120007861 - Device and method for 3-d display control: A representative Device and Method for 3-D Display Control is disclosed. The method for controlling stereo image display is disclosed. That is, to receive an image input signal wherein the image input signal includes a first refresh rate; to convert a frame rate of the image input signal to generate... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

20120007863 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Based on the position and orientation information of an ultrasonic probe, an image generation unit acquires, from three-dimensional volume data, an image of a slice corresponding to a tomographic image of an object obtained by the ultrasonic probe. An image composition unit composes the image of the slice with the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120007857 - Information processing device, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing device including a display section configured to display a first object in a virtual three-dimensional space having a depth direction of a display screen, an operation section configured to acquire an operation for moving the first object in at least the depth direction, and... Agent:

20120007859 - Method and apparatus for generating face animation in computer system: A method and apparatus generate a face animation in a computer system. An input of a face image is received. A head model and a skull model are determined for the face image. The head model is matched with the skull model, and a face model is generated. At least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120007852 - Method and system for assembling components: A system and method for enhancing assembly of components in an environment using augmented reality techniques. The system includes: an input module that obtains both virtual data and real data taken in real-time of the component that is to be assembled by an operator and of the environment; and an... Agent: Eads Construcciones Aeronauticas, S.a.

20120007862 - Method and system for displaying visual content in a virtual three-dimensional space: A system and system for positioning content elements in a virtual 3D space. A 2D base plane is designated in the 3D space, and the visual content is positioned in the 3D space with at least one page being parallel to the base plane. A viewpoint and a viewing ray... Agent:

20120007851 - Method for display of images utilizing curved planar reformation techniques: Examples of methods, systems, and computer readable media for aligned display of rendered images are described which may align a direction of display of two or more images rendered using different techniques. The different techniques may include volume rendering and curved planar reformation techniques. The aligned display may facilitate understanding... Agent:

20120007854 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal including a touchscreen configured to display content on a screen and a controller controlling operations related to the content. The touchscreen receives a touch input comprising a touch of at least one first part of the content according to a first touch... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120007850 - Sensor based display environment: A three-dimensional (“3D”) display environment for mobile device is disclosed that uses orientation data from one or more onboard sensors to automatically determine and display a perspective projection of the 3D display environment based on the orientation data without the user physically interacting with (e.g., touching) the display.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120007856 - Stereoscopic display device: A stereoscopic display device includes a display panel, two different polarized backlights and a synchronization module. The display panel is to alternately generate left-eye visible images and right-eye visible images. The two different polarized backlights are to alternately illuminate the display panel so as to output the left-eye visible images... Agent:

20120007860 - Stereoscopic image display apparatus and optical shutter array: An optical shutter array is constituted by a first electrode that transmits three colors of light, a modulating layer that transmits the three colors of light transmitted through the first electrode, formed by a material of which the refractive index changes by application of voltage; and a second electrode constituted... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120007858 - Stereoscopic image display device and driving method thereof: A stereoscopic image display device includes a patterned retarder including a first retarder transmitting light incident from odd numbered display lines of the pixel array so as to be modulated into first polarized light, and a second retarder transmitting light incident from even numbered display lines so as to be... Agent:

20120007853 - Three-dimensional display device, mobile terminal and three-dimensional display tracking method: A three-dimensional display device is provided in the present disclosure. The three-dimensional display device includes an image displaying device, an optical control element, a direction sensor and a control unit. The optical control element is positioned on a surface of the image displaying device, the direction sensor measures and inclination... Agent: Shenzhen Super Perfect Optics Ltd.

20120007864 - Data processing system with construction geometry: A CAD system, method, and computer readable medium. A method for modeling a topological structure includes receiving a definition of a topological structure. The method also includes receiving a definition of a construction element and receiving a geometrical relationship between the construction element and an element of the topological structure.... Agent: Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.

20120007865 - Image processing apparatus and method: Provided is an image processing apparatus. A bidirectional reflection distribution function (BRDF) summed area table (SAT) generator of the image processing apparatus may generate a BRDF SAT of a first point using a BRDF of the first point within a three-dimensional (3D) model. A virtual area light (VAL) sampling unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120007867 - Subdividing geometry images in graphics hardware: A system may include a graphics memory, a data bus, a processor, and a vertex shader. The data bus may be operatively connected to the graphics memory. The processor may send vertex data to the graphics memory via the data bus. The vertex shader may read the vertex data from... Agent:

20120007866 - Systems and methods for networked, in-context, composed, high resolution image viewing: Systems and methods are provided for viewing portions of an image in high resolution and in context with a full image, which is displayed at a base resolution that is lower resolution than the resolution of the high-resolution image. A client device can send a request to a server for... Agent: Cme Advantage, Inc.

20120007868 - Graphical display with integrated recent period zoom and historical period context data: A system and method are provided for displaying a data series. In one embodiment, a graphical interface is provided including at least one axis that is divided into a plurality of axis regions. Preferably, each axis region uses a different linear scale, and the plurality of axis regions forms a... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.

20120007869 - Distributed physics based training system and methods: A distributed simulation system is composed of simulator stations linked over a network that each renders real-time video imagery for its user from scene data stored in its data storage. The simulation stations are each connected with a physics farm that manages the virtual objects in the shared virtual environment... Agent: L-3 Communications Corporation

20120007870 - Method of changing processor-generated individual characterizations presented on multiple interacting processor-controlled objects: Processor-controlled objects, such as inter-communicating processor-controlled blocks, are adapted to present changeable individual characterizations to a user. A user manipulating the objects can cause, over time, a designated object to inherit characterizations and properties from other interacting objects to permit scalability in a set of such objects. The communication of... Agent: Smalti Technology Limited

20120007871 - Electronic system and method for selectively allowing access to a shared memory: An electronic system, an integrated circuit and a method for display are disclosed. The electronic system contains a first device, a memory and a video/audio compression/decompression device such as a decoder/encoder. The electronic system is configured to allow the first device and the video/audio compression/decompression device to share the memory.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20120007872 - Method and computer program for operation of a multi-buffer graphics memory refresh, multi-buffer graphics memory arrangement and communication apparatus: A method for refresh operation of a multi-buffer arrangement for a graphics memory having a first and a second operation mode is disclosed. The method comprises writing information to one of a first and second buffers of the multi-buffer arrangement; presetting the one of the buffers, when previous refresh operation... Agent:

20120007873 - Computer system controller having internal memory and external memory control: The present invention relates generally to an optimized memory architecture for computer systems and, more particularly, to integrated circuits that implement a memory subsystem that is comprised of internal memory and control for external memory. The invention includes one or more shared high-bandwidth memory subsystems, each coupled over a plurality... Agent:

20120007874 - Device for displaying a waveform with variable persistence and method of providing the same: A device includes a memory storing a persistence bit for each of a plurality of pixels of a display device, the persistence bit having a first value when a corresponding pixel should be illuminated for displaying a persistent image, and having a second value when the corresponding pixel should not... Agent: Agilent Technologies, Inc.

20120007875 - Multiple monitor video control: A computer system comprising a processor including a display controller operative to output display data and a clock signal, and a programmable logic device communicatively connected to the processor, the programmable logic device including a first FIFO (first in first out) module operative to receive display data from the display... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120007876 - Electronic device and method of tracking displayed information: A method includes displaying a first segment of information in a first format on a display of an electronic device, tracking information previously displayed for a predetermined time period as tracked information, when any of the tracked information is subsequently displayed while scrolling, displaying the tracked information in a second... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120007877 - Method and system for partitioning and mapping color gamuts based on one-one and onto mapping function: A method and system for mapping color gamuts based on one-one and onto mapping function in order to create an invertible transform is disclosed. A hue leaf associated with at least two arbitrary color gamuts can be defined utilizing a vector math function and a most saturated point with respect... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120007878 - Switching between dedicated function hardware and use of a software routine to generate result data: An apparatus for processing data 2 is provided including processing circuitry 24 controlled by an instruction decoder 20 in response to a stream of program instructions. There is also provided dedicated function hardware 12 configured to receive output data from the processing circuitry and to perform a dedicated processing operation.... Agent: Arm Limited

20120007879 - Color selection interface: Displaying colors in a color selection interface is disclosed. Displaying includes identifying a first plurality of colors associated with a color selection interface, mapping each color in the first plurality of colors to an allowed color in an allowed color set of one or more colors to obtain a second... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20120007880 - Contrast control for display device: A contrast control device is provided. The device of the invention includes a detecting unit, a judging unit, a backlight control unit, a gain generating unit and a contrast gain processing unit. The detecting unit calculates an average value and detects a maximum value of a current image. The judging... Agent:

20120007882 - Computer-readable storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: In order to attain the object described above, a game apparatus is able to use display means and coordinate input means such as a touch panel, and positions a virtual camera Ca in a virtual space. Whether the coordinate input means is in an inputted state in which a player... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120007881 - Method for the presentation of biometric data of a signature: A human can perfectly see and recognize in minimum details the shape of the signature, but cannot evaluate at the same time also instantaneous speed and pressure data; the method, subject of the present invention, solves the problem due to the presentation at the same time of the shape of... Agent: Prb Srl

20120007883 - System for delivering and enabling interactivity with images: A system, including apparatuses, software and methods, is disclosed for capturing and delivering images as to which various interactive functions are enabled for a user. The images introduced to the system can come from any one of a variety of sources, including from a digital camera. A graphical user interface... Agent:

20120007884 - Apparatus and method for playing musical instrument using augmented reality technique in mobile terminal: An apparatus and a method related to an application of a mobile terminal using an augmented reality technique capture an image of a musical instrument directly drawn/sketched by a user to recognize the particular relevant musical instrument, and provide an effect of playing the musical instrument on the recognized image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120007886 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus configured to edit video, including: a computer graphics image generation block configured to execute realtime rendering of a computer graphics animation by use of a timeline time with a fraction permitted for a seconds value that is a minimum unit as a parameter... Agent:

20120007885 - System and method for viewing golf using virtual reality: A system and method for viewing artificial reality (AR) messages on a golf course, where the messages are geo-referenced artificial reality words or symbols to indicate distances, tips, targets or other information to the golfer. Typically, the AR messages are geo-referenced to a fixed location on the golf hole, such... Agent:

20120007887 - Digital manipulator for inverter and image display method for digital manipulator: A digital manipulator for an inverter and an image display method for the digital manipulator are disclosed. The digital manipulator is connected to and an external computer. The images used by the digital manipulator are edited by editing software in an external computer and are downloaded to LCM of the... Agent:

20120007889 - Method and system for generating pyramid fisheye lens detail-in-context presentations: A method for generating a presentation of a region-of-interest in an original image for display on a display screen, comprising: establishing a focal region for the region-of-interest at least partially surrounded by a shoulder region; creating a focal region image for the focal region by scaling the original image within... Agent:

20120007888 - Optical arrangement for varying an imaging ratio or of a refractive power: Introduced is an optical arrangement for varying an imaging ratio and/or a refractive power including at least one optical axis, having at least two optical elements, which can be pivoted into and/or pivoted to and/or switched into and/or switched to the optical path, which encompass in each case a refractive... Agent: Future Optics Gbr

20120007890 - Method for photo editing and mobile terminal using this method: Disclosed is an image data processing method, and more particularly, to a method for photo editing and a terminal using the same method. The method of photo editing in a mobile terminal may include discernibly displaying a plurality of similar pictures with a reference picture and a compared picture, receiving... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120007891 - Human machine interface presenting method, handheld device using the same, and computer readable medium thereof: A human-machine interface presenting method, a handheld device using the same, and a computer readable medium thereof are provided. The human-machine interface presenting method is adapted to the handheld device and includes following steps. A first content generated according to a first attribute set is displayed. When a change in... Agent: Htc Corporation

20120007892 - Image display apparatus and image display method: A number-of-pixel acquisition unit acquires the number of pixels of the image data stored in a storage device. An aspect ratio acquisition unit acquires the aspect ratio of the image data. A display control unit displays a list of a plurality of thumbnail images of the image data on a... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120007893 - Image processing device, image processing method and information storage medium: To control screen display using moving pictures for a plurality of users. Respective moving pictures for a plurality of users are acquired, and each of the acquired moving pictures are displayed on a screen. Display content for the screen is controlled in response to content of each moving picture. At... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120007900 - Field-sequential color liquid crystal display and method for displaying colors thereof: A control drive circuit provided in an FSC-LCD comprises an input stage signal processing/controlling circuit (21) which generates a synchronization signal (32) in synchronization with a frame frequency of an input image signal (30) and image data (34); a sequencer (22) which determines the number of color fields in one... Agent: Amori Support Center For Industrial Promotion

20120007898 - Infra-extensible led array controller for light emission and/or light sensing: An apparatus for controlling light emission and/or sensing in an array of optical elements. An infra-extensible array having a plurality of subarray display circuits interconnected with neighboring subarray display circuits. Each subarray display circuit is configured with a processor and a plurality of output and/or input elements. Messages and instructions... Agent: Ndsu Research Foundation

20120007896 - Liquid crystal display device and method for local dimming driving of the same: A liquid crystal display device capable of improving a contrast ratio and of reducing a halo phenomenon with low power consumption and a method for local dimming driving the same are disclosed. A method for local dimming driving a liquid crystal display includes determining a local dimming value for each... Agent:

20120007894 - Method of driving display panel and display apparatus for performing the same: A method of driving a display panel includes generating a high pixel gamma voltage and a low pixel gamma voltage. At least one of the high pixel gamma voltage and the low pixel gamma voltage includes a positive gamma voltage and a negative gamma voltage having different values. The positive... Agent:

20120007899 - Methods of driving colour sequential displays: A method of driving a display uses first (4) and second (5) illumination cycles of the display. In each cycle, a first set of pixels (1′) is illuminated with a first color (R, G) and a second set of pixels (2′) is illuminated with a second color (G, B). The... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120007895 - Stereoscopic image display and driving method thereof: A stereoscopic image display device includes a liquid crystal display panel on which frame data is addressed, a frame rate conversion unit that divides 3D input data into left eye image data and right eye image data, and inserts reset frame data including black grayscale data between the left eye... Agent:

20120007897 - Three dimensional driving scheme for electrophoretic display devices: The present invention is directed to a driving method, in particular a three dimensional driving scheme for electrophoretic display devices. The method comprises applying a driving step in each of at least two electric fields to drive two types of pigment particles of different colors laterally and/or vertically for separately... Agent:

20120007901 - Pixel circuitry of display device: A pixel circuitry of a display device is provided to make a voltage level transmitted to a display element be close to a voltage level of a received data voltage, such that the pixel circuitry faithfully transmits the data voltage to the display element. The pixel circuitry of a display... Agent: Himax Display, Inc.

  
01/05/2012 > 138 patent applications in 58 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20120001829 - Method and apparatus for implementing a multiple display mode: Various methods for implementing a multiple display mode are provided. One example method includes receiving an indication of a transition to a multiple display mode, and in response to at least receiving the indication of the transition to the multiple display mode, causing a home screen with home screen content... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120001828 - Selecting displays for displaying content: A method is disclosed for selecting displays for displaying content, including providing content to show in a particular environment containing a set of displays; providing to a processor an associated location of each display in the environment; and providing a model of human motion in the environment. The method further... Agent:

20120001830 - Device for eliminating splicing frames a display screen: This invention relates to a display device for achieving seamless splicing of display screens. The invention comprises several screens spliced in array, wherein a display belt frame is provided on the frame of each screen; the screen and said display belt frame form an integral display plane; a processing circuit... Agent:

20120001831 - Multi-screen personal communication device: The invention is a portable communication device having a primary display screen and one or more auxiliary display screens, which may be folded into the body of the device when not required by the user so as to retain the convenient size expected of a hand-held device. The screens are... Agent:

20120001832 - Updating an image: Method, terminal, network and computer program product for processing updates of an image for transmission from a first terminal to a second terminal for use in screen sharing between the first terminal and the second terminal wherein updates to the image displayed on a first display at the first terminal... Agent: Skype Limited

20120001833 - Display device and display method: A display device has a holding device wearable on a user's head and holding a multifunctional glass that comprises a first and second coupling-out section and a coupling-in section, an image generation module that generates and couples an image into the multifunctional glass through the coupling-in section to the first... Agent: Carl Zeiss Ag

20120001834 - Scanned beam display having a redirected exit cone: Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a scanned beam display, comprises a light source to generate a beam to be scanned and a scanning platform to scan the beam into an exit cone. The scanning platform receives the beam at a selected feed angle, and the scanning platform... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20120001835 - Display device: In a display device of built-in driver circuit type including a non-rectangular image display area, the frame area surrounding the display area is reduced and the wiring delay is reduced. The image display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged in an orthogonal matrix form, a plurality of scanning wiring... Agent:

20120001836 - Plasma display device: An electrode drive circuit of a plasma display device includes a scan driver provided with plural drivers having first and second switching elements and first and second diodes, and a positive reset pulse generating circuit by which a first superposed voltage obtained by applying a predetermined first voltage to a... Agent:

20120001837 - Active matrix substrate and liquid crystal device: An active matrix substrate includes a plurality of pairs of a TFT including a gate electrode and a gate insulating film formed on an insulating substrate, a channel layer made of at least one of a crystalline semiconductor film and an amorphous semiconductor film, and a source electrode and a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120001838 - Active matrix substrate, method for producing active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, method for producing liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display unit, and television receiver: Disclosed is a liquid crystal panel including a scan signal line (16x), a data signal line (15x), and a transistor (12a) that is connected to the scan signal line (16x) and the data signal line (15x). A pixel (101) is provided with pixel electrodes (17a and 17b). The pixel electrode... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120001839 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display unit, and television receiver: Disclosed is a liquid crystal panel that includes a scan signal line (16x), a data signal line (15x), and a transistor (12a), where a single pixel (101) has pixel electrodes (17a and 17b). The pixel electrode (17a) is connected to the data signal line (15x) through the transistor (12a). A... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120001840 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device providing a high image quality with good viewing angle characteristics and being produced at a high efficiency is provided. A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a TFT substrate including a plurality of pixel electrodes in correspondence with a plurality of... Agent:

20120001841 - Identifying ambient light type and illuminance compensation using a plurality of photodetectors: A method for determining an ambient light type is described. The method includes receiving measurement information from multiple photodetectors configured for different light spectra, calculating a color ratio using the measurement information, obtaining a correction value using the color ratio, applying the correction value to at least one of the... Agent:

20120001842 - Display: A display includes a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The first sub-pixel includes a first electrokinetic display element and a first color filter over the first electrokinetic display element. The first electrokinetic display element includes a fluid with first colorants and second colorants. The second sub-pixel is laterally directly... Agent:

20120001847 - Driving method of input/output device: A method for driving an input/output device, including: generating first data by putting a first region of a light unit in a lighted condition and a second region of the light unit in the lighted condition; generating second data by putting the first region in the lighted condition and the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120001846 - Input device, wearable computer, and input method: A low-cost input device suitable for a wearable computer is provided. An input method suitable for operating a wearable computer is provided. A wearable computer including the input device is provided. An input device 100 for outputting a control command γ to an external output device 40 includes a sensor... Agent: Osaka University

20120001843 - Mobile device user interface change based on motion: Adapting a user interface of a mobile computing device when the mobile computing device is in a motion state is provided. Upon detecting that a mobile computing device is in motion by utilization of a location or motion determining system, such as a GPS navigation and/or accelerometer system, a motion... Agent: Cox Communications, Inc.

20120001844 - Remote control systems and methods for activating buttons of digital electronic display devices: A method for controlling an e-book reader, set forth by way of example and not limitation, includes transmitting a digital packet including an address of a button actuator and a button control signal in response to a detection of a button press on a remote control device. The method further... Agent:

20120001845 - System and method for virtual touch sensing: In view of existing mobile devices which have the limitation of relatively small area of the touch screen, the present invention describes a virtual touch sensing method based on computer vision technology. The method includes the steps of using more than one sensor to detect the coordinates of an indicator... Agent:

20120001848 - Interactive pointing device capable of switching capture ranges and method for switching capture ranges for use in interactive pointing device: An interactive pointing device capable of switching capture ranges includes an image capturing element and a processing unit. The image capturing element operates in a first capture range or a second capture range. The image capturing element is used for capturing a light source, and outputting an image signal. When... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120001850 - Healthcare mouse: The utility model discloses a healthcare mouse and pertains to the technical field of mouse. The technical scheme of the utility model is as follows: it comprises a shell, a keypad on the shell and with an inner rod, a core circuit board inside the shell, and a click switch... Agent:

20120001849 - Multi-functional mouse: A multi-functional mouse transmits to an electronic device through radio signals. 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, an audio output module converting electronic audio signals into sounds,... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20120001852 - Computer keyboard having detachable multi-functional touchpad: A computer keyboard has a detachable multi-functional touchpad. The computer keyboard is in communication with a computer host. The computer keyboard includes a keyboard body and a multi-functional touchpad. In a first usage status where the multi-functional touchpad is connected with the keyboard body, an image of a numeric keypad... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20120001853 - Medical image display apparatus and medical image management apparatus: According to one embodiment, a medical image display apparatus includes an input device, a receiver, a display unit, an input unit, and a transmitter. The input device includes a first input key which is provided in the medical image display apparatus. The receiver receives an input key image relating to... Agent:

20120001851 - Mobile wireless communications device including a keyboard assembly for reducing sar and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device may include a portable housing and wireless transceiver circuitry carried by the portable housing. The mobile wireless communications device may also include an antenna carried by the portable housing and coupled to the wireless transceiver circuitry, and a light source carried by the portable housing.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120001854 - Analog resistive multi-touch display screen: A method is provided for supporting resistive multi-touch with a touch-sensitive display screen. The display screen includes a resistive network that varies depending on where the display screen is contacted. The display screen has a first plane resistance and a second plane resistance when the display screen is not contacted.... Agent: National Semiconductor Corporation

20120001860 - Detection system and method for detecting movements of a movable object: The present invention concerns a detection system and a corresponding method for detecting movements of a movable object that compensate for unintentional tilt movement of the movable object in a first direction and/or in a second direction when a linear movement in a third direction is detected.... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20120001859 - Device and method for detecting noise: A touch screen device may include: a touch panel receiving a touch signal; a noise measurement unit measuring a noise value input to the touch panel; a determination unit determining whether or not the measured noise value exceeds a threshold; and a control unit controlling an operation mode to be... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120001857 - Filter for removing dc signal and high frequency noise and method thereof for touch sensor: A filtering system, adapted to remove a direct current (DC) component and a high frequency noise component of a touch-sensed signal is provided. The filtering system includes: an analog to digital converter for transforming the touch-sensed signal into a discrete-time input signal; a direct current removing unit for removing direct... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120001858 - Information processor, information processing method, and computer program product: According to one embodiment, an information processor includes a touch point sensor, a direction sensor, and a display controller. The touch point sensor detects a touch point of a finger that touches a touch panel of a display device. The direction sensor detects a direction that the finger points. The... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120001856 - Responding to tactile inputs: Apparatus comprises at least one processor, and at least one memory including computer program code, where the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured, with the at least one processor, to cause the apparatus to at least, during a communication session with remote apparatus to cause... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120001855 - System and method for distinguishing input objects: The embodiments described herein provide devices and methods that facilitate improved sensor device usability. Specifically, the devices and methods provide the ability to determine more reliably that sensed object positions correspond to a single input object or multiple input objects. For example, the devices and methods may be used to... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated

20120001861 - Unintentional touch rejection: A method for rejecting an unintentional palm touch is disclosed. In at least some embodiments, a touch is detected by a touch-sensitive surface associated with a display. Characteristics of the touch may be used to generate a set of parameters related to the touch. In an embodiment, firmware is used... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120001867 - Capacitance sensor and information input apparatus: Provided is a capacitance sensor including: a first electrode including a first region gradually larger in height with respect to a width direction parallel to a first direction in parallel with a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, a second region gradually smaller in height with respect to the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120001862 - Capacitive touch switch display control system and method: A capacitive touch switch display control system includes multiple capacitive touch switches and respective LED displays that light to indicate the status of the system. A microcontroller unit (MCU) interface includes a shared function pin for each touch switch-LED pair. The MCU configures the shared function pin as an analog... Agent: Silicon Laboratories, Inc.

20120001868 - Composite touch screen panel: A composite touch screen panel applied to an electronic device concurrently supports a spatial touch device and a surface touch panel. The panel includes a display module, the surface touch panel, the spatial touch device, and a controller. The display module outputs data. The surface touch panel is disposed on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120001869 - Electrostatic capacity type touch sensor: There is offered an electrostatic capacity type touch sensor capable of detecting a large number of touch positions with high accuracy. The electrostatic capacity type touch sensor is composed of a touch panel and a signal processing circuit. The touch panel is structured to include first through fourth detection electrodes,... Agent:

20120001864 - Flat panel display apparatus with touch function and touch panel: A flat panel display apparatus with touch function includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines and a plurality of sense units. The data lines are arranged intersecting with the scan lines to divide the flat panel display apparatus into a plurality of pixel regions. The sense... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120001865 - Liquid crystal display having touch input sensing and touch sensing method thereof: A liquid crystal display having touch input sensing includes a display panel and sensing units integrated in the display panel. The display panel has scan lines for delivering scan signals and readout lines for delivering readout signals. The sensing unit resets a sensing voltage according to a low-level voltage of... Agent:

20120001870 - Piezoresistive device, method of manufacturing the same and piezoresistive-type touch panel having the same: A method of manufacturing a piezoresistive device includes the steps of: producing a polymer structure with an elastically deformable upper surface by processing a polymer material; applying a carbon nanotube solution on the upper surface of the polymer structure in conformity with a predetermined pattern; and drying the carbon nanotube... Agent:

20120001863 - Touch panel: Disclosed herein is a touch panel, including: a transparent substrate including an active region and a bezel region partitioned thereon; a plurality of first transparent electrodes formed in the active region in parallel to each other along a Y-axis direction and including a plurality of first sensing units and a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120001866 - Touch screen controller: A controller for a touch-screen sensor is described. The controller comprises a voltage generator for generating a first voltage signal and at least one output for outputting the first voltage signal such that the first voltage is applied across a resistive layer of the sensor in a first direction (e.g.... Agent:

20120001872 - Electronic book reading device and method thereof: An electronic book (E-book) reading device includes a screen, a sensor module, and a processing system. The sensor module senses a finger or a stylus passing by the sensor module and determines a movement direction of the finger or the stylus. The sensor module further outputs a detection signal according... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120001874 - Input/output device and driving method thereof: An object is to reduce power consumption. An input/output device including: a display selection signal output circuit outputting a display selection signal during a first display mode and stopping outputting the display selection signal during a second display mode; a photodetection reset signal output circuit outputting N (N is a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120001871 - Touching device, laser source module, and laser source structure thereof: A touch device, a laser source module, and a laser source structure are disclosed in this invention. The touch device includes a touching area having a first edge and a second edge, the first edge is adjacent to the second edge; two reflective lens arrays and two laser source modules... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions Inc.

20120001873 - Transparent touch surface keyboard: A transparent touch surface keyboard includes a touch screen, a transparent display screen electronically connected to the touch screen; a central processing unit; and a sensing device. The transparent display screen and the sensing device are electronically connected to the central processing unit. The sensing device senses whether user's hands... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20120001875 - Touchless sensing and gesture recognition using continuous wave ultrasound signals: The embodiments provide systems and methods for touchless sensing and gesture recognition using continuous wave sound signals. Continuous wave sound, such as ultrasound, emitted by a transmitter may reflect from an object, and be received by one or more sound receivers. Sound signals may be temporally encoded. Received sound signals... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120001877 - Display device and display method: In the display device and the display method of the present invention, a scanning signal line driving circuit controls falls of a scanning signal line, so as to make level shifts occurring to pixel potentials substantially uniform throughout display plane, the level shifts being caused by parasitic capacitances which parasitically... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120001876 - Managing a display of a terminal device associated with a vehicle data bus: A method and system for managing a display of a terminal device comprises supporting communication of the terminal device with one or more first controllers of a first vehicle via a first data bus. A user level is determined of a user of the first vehicle based on an identity... Agent:

20120001878 - Method for driving liquid crystal display device: In a field-sequential liquid crystal display device, image quality and detection accuracy in image capture are improved by increasing the frequency of input of image signals and securing a sufficient imaging period. Image signals are concurrently supplied to pixels provided in a plurality of rows among pixels arranged in matrix.... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120001879 - Billboard display system and method: A billboard display method includes: capturing images of a scene near the screen by a number of cameras, detecting the images from the cameras to determine whether there is a person nearby the screen, detecting the images to determine a relative position of the person to the screen upon the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120001880 - Display device: A display device includes a photosensor in a pixel region (1) of an active matrix substrate (100). The display device includes a light shielding film (LS) provided on the side of a photodiode (D1) that is opposite to the light receiving face thereof, and an electrode (CTL) provided opposing the... Agent:

20120001881 - Driving method of liquid crystal display device: An object is to provide a driving method of a liquid crystal display device with a low power consumption and a high image quality. A pixel includes a liquid crystal element and a transistor which controls supply of an image signal to the liquid crystal element. The transistor includes, in... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120001884 - Display panel: A display panel includes a substrate, a pixel array, and a plurality of shift registers. The pixel array is disposed on the substrate. The shift registers are disposed on the substrate for sequentially outputting a plurality of scanning signals to drive the pixel array. Each of the shift registers includes... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120001882 - Driving device and driving method of plasma display panel, and plasma display apparatus: In a two-phase driving operation that is performed in at least a sub-field having a largest luminance weight, a first ramp waveform that drops from a first potential to a second potential is applied to a plurality of first scan electrodes, a second ramp waveform that drops from a third... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120001883 - Method and apparatus for calculating a power consumption segment and displaying a power consumption indicator: An apparatus may include a power consumption calculator configured to calculate a power consumption segment for a function performed by the apparatus or a component of the apparatus. A power consumption mapping module may be configured to provide for display of a power consumption indicator defining a graphical characteristic, for... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120001885 - Organic electroluminescent display device and manufacturing method of the same: An organic electroluminescent display device capable of improving yield by preventing voltage drop of a power supply wire and a manufacturing method of the same. An organic electroluminescent display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a plurality of sub-pixels defined by an active area displaying... Agent:

20120001886 - Transformer and flat panel display device including the same: There are provided a thin transformer capable of being used in a slim display device such as a liquid crystal display (LCD) device and a light emitting diode (LED) display device, and a flat panel display device including the same. The transformer includes: a bobbin part including a plurality of... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120001887 - Transformer and flat panel display device including the same: There are provided a thin transformer capable of being used in a thin display device such as a liquid crystal display (LCD) device, a light emitting diode (LED) display device, and a flat panel display device including the same. The transformer includes: a bobbin part including inner and outer bobbins... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120001888 - Voltage programmed pixel circuit, display system and driving method thereof: A voltage programmed pixel circuit, display system having the pixel circuit and driving method thereof is provided. The pixel circuit includes a light emitting device, a driving transistor connected to the light emitting device and a programming circuit. The programming circuit adjusts a pixel current during a programming cycle of... Agent: Ignis Innovation Inc.

20120001891 - Active matrix type display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a capacitor which is provided on each of the pixels and stores the data signal while a first terminal of the capacitor is connected to a control electrode of the driving transistor, an application voltage generating unit which generates an application voltage to a second terminal... Agent: Pioneer Corporation

20120001889 - Electric field driving display device: It is an object to provide an electric field driving display device capable of displaying a high quality image and to provide an electric field driving display device in which residual images in an outline of a pixel is prevented from occurring. An insulating film is formed over a second... Agent: Semiconductors Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120001892 - Operational amplifier circuit, signal driver, display device, and offset voltage adjusting method: Provided is an operational amplifier circuit including: a first input terminal; a second input terminal; an output terminal; a differential amplifier that amplifies a potential difference between the first input terminal and the second input terminal, and outputs, to the output terminal, the amplified difference as an output signal; a... Agent: Panasonic Corporaton

20120001890 - Switchable 3-dimensional conversion device, method for manufacturing the same and stereoscopic image display device using the same: The present invention is for a switchable 3-dimensional conversion device having a spacer stably formed at a predetermined height by imprinting, a manufacturing method thereof and a stereoscopic image display device using the same, the method includes: providing a first electrode on an inner surface of a first substrate; applying... Agent:

20120001894 - Gate driving circuit and liquid crystal display device having the same: A gate driving circuit is capable of improving yield by virtue of acquisition of a design margin and reduction of a fabricating cost. The gate driving circuit includes a shift resistor having N stages driven by a start signal and first to fourth clock signals output from the exterior, and... Agent:

20120001893 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel having an improved response time includes an organic light emitting diode connected between a first power supply and a second power supply; a first transistor connected between the first power supply and the organic light emitting diode, the first transistor including a gate electrode connected to a first... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120001895 - Light module and display apparatus using the same: A light module is applied to a display apparatus. The light module includes a plurality of light units. Each of the light units has a circuit board, a plurality of control driving units, and a plurality of light-emitting diodes. The circuit board is divided into a plurality of circuit blocks... Agent:

20120001896 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel having an improved response time includes an organic light emitting diode connected between a first power supply and a second power supply; a first transistor connected between the first power supply and the organic light emitting diode, in which a gate electrode is connected to a first node;... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120001897 - Automatically determining an object display mode to display objects: A method, computer program product and system for automatically determining an object display mode to provide a display for objects. Information about the objects to be displayed and information about a display area is received. An object display mode is selected according to the received information about the display area... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120001902 - Apparatus and method for bidirectionally inpainting occlusion area based on predicted volume: An apparatus and method for bidirectionally inpainting an occlusion area appearing during generation of a virtual viewpoint image, using a foreground area and a background area based on a predicted volume are provided. The method includes receiving an input of a depth image and a color image, the depth image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120001901 - Apparatus and method for providing 3d augmented reality: An apparatus to provide three-dimensional (3D) augmented reality (AR) image includes an image obtainer to obtain an image including an object, and an image processor to calculate 3D position information about the object, obtain AR data corresponding to the object, covert the AR data according to the 3D position information,... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120001898 - Augmenting virtual worlds simulation with enhanced assets: A system and method includes using a side simulation device for: receiving a scene description of a virtual world scene from a virtual world simulator, including a description of a special object that requires modification, and descriptions of other objects in an immediate vicinity of the special object; receiving a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120001903 - Display apparatus: An display apparatus displays a three-dimensional image formed of a plurality of viewpoint images, and includes an image controller that controls a second viewpoint image to suppress a crosstalk of a first viewpoint image the first viewpoint image and the second viewpoint image are included in the plurality of viewpoint... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120001900 - Game machine, display control method, and display control program: A game machine, a display control method, and a display control program that can express a polygonal data object created from polygonal data in a three-dimensional virtual space by line drawing according to a performance state. A three-dimensional object is generated from polygon data which connects vertex coordinates in the... Agent: Kyoraku Industrial Co., Ltd.

20120001908 - Method and device for forming surface processed data: Surface form data as an object to which a grain is applied is inputted to a data input part 11. A plane polygon forming part 14 projects a borderline of the surface form data on an x-y plane and changes the borderline to poly-lines to form a two-dimensional polygon mesh... Agent: Calsonic Kansei Corporation

20120001904 - Method of processing 3d images, and corresponding system: The method is for processing a multiplex image, the multiplex including at least one first view intended to be viewed by a first eye of an observer and at least one second view intended to be viewed by a second eye of the observer. The two views are spatially sub-sampled... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (grenoble 2) Sas

20120001906 - Methods and systems for 3d animation: A system for 3-dimensional animation includes a computer apparatus, a means for display in communication with the computer apparatus, and a means for storage in communication with the computer apparatus. The means for storage is disposed to store data representing a 3D animation, the means for display is disposed to... Agent: Blue Sky Studios, Inc.

20120001907 - Methods and systems for 3d animation: A system includes a computer apparatus, a means for display, and a means for storage. The computer apparatus is configured to perform a method of 3D animation. The method includes setting a first inter-axial distance between logical representations of a first set of two cameras, the first inter-axial distance being... Agent: Blue Sky Studios, Inc.

20120001905 - Seamless integration of multi-gpu rendering: A computer based rendering system is provided. The computer based rendering system includes an abstraction mechanism to provide configuring instructions to two or more processors, the configuring instructions being operative to facilitate scene rendering. The configuring provides processor setup instructions to at least one driver. Each of the two or... Agent: Ati Technologies, Ulc

20120001899 - System and method for switching two-dimensional (2d) and three-dimensional (3d) display modes: A 2D/3D switching system is provided. The 2D/3D switching system includes a 2D/3D switching device for selectively processing lights from 2D images and 3D images. The 2D/3D switching device includes a plurality of first electrodes, a plurality of second electrodes arranged corresponding to the plurality of first electrodes and separated... Agent:

20120001909 - Seamless fracture in a production pipeline: Systems and processes for rendering fractures in an object are provided. In one example, a surface representation of an object may be converted into a volumetric representation of the object. The volumetric representation of the object may be divided into volumetric representations of two or more fragments. The volumetric representations... Agent: Dreamworks Animation LLC

20120001910 - Image display apparatus, image display method, curved line specifying apparatus, curved line specifying method, and recording medium: A curved line specifying apparatus includes a curved surface specifying section for receiving a curved surface specifying operation in which a curved surface S in a virtual three-dimensional space is specified and a cross section image display section for outputting, to a display, the curved surface in which a cross... Agent: Riken

20120001911 - Method for generating shadows in an image: c

20120001912 - Ray tracing system architectures and methods: Aspects comprise systems implementing 3-D graphics processing functionality in a multiprocessing system. Control flow structures are used in scheduling instances of computation in the multiporcessing system, where different points in the control flow structure serve as points where deferral of some instances of computation can be performed in favor of... Agent: Caustic Graphics, Inc.

20120001915 - Close-packed, uniformly adjacent multiresolutional, overlapping spatial data ordering: A method, apparatus, system and data structure is disclosed for mapping of spatial data to linear indexing for efficient computational storage, retrieval, integration, transmission, visual display, analysis, fusion, and modeling. These inventions are based on space being decomposed into uniform discrete closely packed (hexagonal) cell areas (85). Each resolution of... Agent: Pyxis Innovation Inc.

20120001913 - Computer system and control method thereof: Disclosed are a computer system and a control method thereof. The computer system can include a graphic unit to generate and output an image signal, a connector to which a display to display an image based on the image signal is connected, a user input unit to receive an input,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120001914 - Systems and methods for displaying fixed-scale content on mobile devices: A system and method for maintaining certain content items at a fixed size and resolution and/or position relative to a device display are described herein. Fixed-scale content items are maintained at a given size, resolution, and/or, in some cases, position relative to a display regardless of changes in size and/or... Agent: Google Inc.

20120001917 - Management of a history of a meeting: Provenance techniques are disclosed for managing a history of a meeting. For example, a method for managing a history associated with a meeting comprises the following steps. Data associated with the meeting is collected. Provenance data is generated based on at least a portion of the collected data, wherein the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120001916 - Method and apparatus for correlating simulation models with physical devices based on correlation metrics: A method, program product, and apparatus are provided to correlate operation of a first system and a second system. A first set of metrics are generated for a first set of data produced during operation of the first system. A second set of metrics are generated that correspond to each... Agent: Itt Manufacturing Enterprises

20120001919 - Social graph based recommender: Personalized sorted lists of data items for users within an online social network can be generated. Users within the social network are profiled based on their interests. Concepts are segmented in the ontological database into clusters of concepts that are shared by several user profiles. A social graph is defined... Agent:

20120001918 - Techniques for displaying numeric data sets that include multiple measures: Various embodiments of computer implemented techniques, methods, computer executable instructions, and systems for displaying data are described herein. Various embodiments include methods such as a method including receiving data including a dimension and a set of measures. The set of measures includes a first measure, a second measure, and a... Agent:

20120001920 - Graphical display for physiological patient data: An intuitive graphical display as described herein can be rendered by a host device that obtains physiological patient data (such as blood glucose values) in real time or substantially real time. The graphical display includes a calibrated bar graph having a desired measurement range for the monitored parameter. The graphical... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.

20120001922 - System and method for creating and sharing personalized fonts on a client/server architecture:

20120001921 - System and method for creating, managing, sharing and displaying personalized fonts on a client-server architecture:

20120001924 - Embedding animation in electronic mail, text messages and websites: Provided are techniques for providing animation in electronic communications. An image is generated by capturing multiple photographs from a camera or video camera. The first photograph is called the “naked photo.” Using a graphics program, photos subsequent to the naked photo are edited to cut an element common to the... Agent:

20120001923 - Sound-enhanced ebook with sound events triggered by reader progress: A sound-enhanced ebook is disclosed, the sound being presented to a reader of the ebook in accordance with the reader's progress through the ebook. The sound-enhanced ebook includes text information, and a plurality of sound events, each sound event being played in response to a reader's progress through particular text... Agent:

20120001925 - Dynamic feedback load balancing: A method for rendering a scene across N number of processors is provided. The method includes evaluating performance statistics for each of the processors and establishing load rendering boundaries for each of the processors, the boundaries defining a respective portion of the scene. The method also includes dynamically adjusting the... Agent: Ati Technologies, Ulc

20120001926 - Intermediate language accelerator chip: An accelerator chip can be positioned between a processor chip and a memory. The accelerator chip enhances the operation of a Java program by running portions of the Java program for the processor chip. In a preferred embodiment, the accelerator chip includes a hardware translator unit and a dedicated execution... Agent:

20120001927 - Integrated graphics processor data copy elimination method and apparatus when using system memory: A method and apparatus for processing data in a system comprising a central processing unit (CPU), a system memory, and a graphics processing unit (GPU) includes determining whether the GPU is an integrated graphics processor (IGP). Based upon a determination that the GPU is an IGP, data stored in the... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20120001928 - Method and system for identifying and defining geofences: The preferred embodiments of the present invention are directed to an improved mapping and navigational system. Specifically, the present invention is directed to a system for defining and assigning geographical boundaries to points of interests on a graphical map, where the geographical boundaries preferably correlate to spatially defined boundaries of... Agent: Networks In Motion, Inc.

20120001929 - Voltage initialization circuit being capable of recording a preferred voltege and display device using same: A voltage initialization circuit for recording a preferred voltage includes a first terminal, a second input terminal, a first buffer circuit connected to a first node, a second buffer circuit connected to a second node, a ground connected to the first buffer circuit via the first node and connected to... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120001930 - Graphics processing unit and information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, a graphics processing unit detects characteristics of video data by analyzing frames of the video data by using at least one first processing core of a plurality of processing cores, and applies a process, which is associated with the detected characteristics of the video data, to... Agent:

20120001931 - Adjusting system, method and projector including the same: A projector includes a body, an input unit for receiving images, a reference image storage unit for storing a reference image, a micro controller unit (MCU), a graphic processing unit (GPU), an optical unit, and a sensing unit. The reference image is processed by the MCU and the GPU, and... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120001932 - Systems and methods for assisting visually-impaired users to view visual content: Methods, systems and computer program products for assisting a visually-impaired user to view visual content.... Agent:

20120001933 - Computations of power functions using polynomial approximations: A power function is approximated over an applicable data interval with polynomials determined by means of a Chebyshev minimax approximation technique. In some cases, multiple polynomials may be used to approximate the function over respective ranges of the desirable interval, in a piecewise manner. The appropriate polynomial that approximates the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120001934 - Language-based color editing for mobile devices: Methods and a system for a natural language control interface are provided to enable a user to modify colors in a digital image. A textual interface is provided to select a color to be modified within the image and a direction of change for the modification. A swipe interface is... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120001935 - Method for image rendering in a computer network: A method of rendering user-specified image products by executing a plurality of user-interactive tasks relating to an image product. At least some of the user-interactive tasks specify a portion of the image product. A change probability of further changes to the portion of the image product is computed, and if... Agent:

20120001937 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and information processing method: An information processing system includes an information processing apparatus and a display apparatus including an imaging unit. The display apparatus superimposes an image of a first processing apparatus not having a predetermined function, captured by the imaging unit, and an image of a second processing apparatus having the predetermined function... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120001936 - Map information processing apparatus, map information processing method, map information processing program and recording medium: Provided are a map information processing device, a map information processing method, a map information processing program, and a recording medium by which useful information such as address information can be given to an architectural structural shape efficiently with high accuracy while the time and cost are drastically reduced. First... Agent: Pioneer Corporation

20120001939 - Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for automatically generating suggested information layers in augmented reality: An apparatus for automatically suggesting information layers in augmented reality may include a processor and memory storing executable computer program code that cause the apparatus to at least perform operations including providing layers of information relating to virtual information corresponding to information indicating a current location of the apparatus. The... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120001938 - Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for providing a constant level of information in augmented reality: An apparatus for providing a constant level of information in an augmented reality environment may include a processor and memory storing executable computer program code that cause the apparatus to at least perform operations including determining a first number of points of interest associated with a first set of real... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120001940 - Digital document editing method, digital document editing program and digital document editing apparatus: The invention relates to an editing of a digital document containing an image, a text, a pattern and the like on pages constituting the digital document. In response to an operation for deleting an image positioned in a page, such image is not added to another page but is moved... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120001941 - Image display and storage apparatus, method and medium: An image display and storage device, method, and medium to process an original image and generate a main image so that the original image does not overlap a sub image, and store the original image instead of the main image when the main image and the sub image are displayed.... Agent: Samsung Electronic Co., Ltd.

20120001942 - Display device and arrangement method of osd switches: A display device in the invention comprises an OSP section and OSD switches 10 configured to include a plurality of switches for performing various kinds of setting operations using the OSD section. In OSD switches 10, switches 10a and 10b are disposed on a right side of a front bezel... Agent:

20120001943 - Electronic device, computer-readable medium storing control program, and control method: In an electronic device, a control unit determines a state of changes of tilt angles detected by a tilt sensor, modifies at least one of control information stored in a control information storage unit, and a tilt direction and tilt angle detected by the tilt sensor, depending on the determined... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120001944 - Computer-readable storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: In order to attain the object described above, a game apparatus is able to use coordinate input means and display means, and positions a virtual camera Ca in a three-dimensional virtual space. When a predetermined operation is performed at any position in a predetermined range on a touch panel (coordinate... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120001945 - Fine object positioning: There is disclosed a method of controlling the positioning of an object displayed on an interactive display surface, in which interactive display surface the display resolution is greater than the detection resolution, the method comprising: determining selection of a displayed object on the interactive display surface; detecting movement of an... Agent: Promethean Limited

20120001960 - Backlight and ambient light sensor system: Apparatuses and methods to operate a display device of an electronic device. In some embodiments, a method includes receiving a user setting of a display control parameter, and altering, based on the user setting, an effect of an ambient light sensor value (ALS) on control of the display control parameter.... Agent:

20120001949 - Brightness controller, brightness control method, and computer program product: According to one embodiment, a brightness controller includes a plurality of display modules, a specifying module, and a controller. The display modules each include a display screen the brightness of which is adjustable. The specifying module specifies at least one of the display modules to display an application. The controller... Agent:

20120001946 - Device and method for driving liquid crystal display device: A device and method for driving a liquid crystal display device, which is capable of improving image quality and reducing power consumption by varying a light emission region of a backlight unit according to brightness characteristics of a display image, is disclosed. The driving device includes a liquid crystal panel,... Agent:

20120001948 - Display device, pixel circuit and display drive method thereof: A display device includes: a pixel array in which pixel circuits each having a light emitting device and a drive transistor which applies current corresponding to an inputted video signal voltage to the light emitting device are arranged in a matrix state; a signal selector supplying at least the video... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120001952 - Driving circuit and display apparatus: A driving circuit includes a pair of operational amplifiers, one producing an analog voltage output of positive polarity, the other producing an analog voltage output of negative polarity. An output switching circuit interchanges these outputs between a pair of data lines. One or both of the operational amplifiers includes a... Agent: Oki Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20120001959 - Electro-optical device, image processing circuit, and electronic device: An electro-optical device in which an image to be projected on a projection surface as a projection image having a size changed by a display device is displayed on a display area on the basis of input image data includes a first input image correction circuit generating first correction data... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120001957 - Electrophoretic display and driving method thereof: An electrophoretic display and a driving method thereof are provided. The electrophoretic display includes a display panel, a storage unit and a timing controller. The display panel has a plurality of sub pixels. The storage unit stores a plurality of sets of multiple-grayscale driving waveforms, in which the driving voltage... Agent: Sipix Technology Inc.

20120001958 - Electrophoretic display and driving method thereof: An electrophoretic display and a driving method thereof are provided. The electrophoretic display includes a display panel, a storage unit, a timing controller (TCON). The display panel has a plurality of sub-pixels. The storage unit stores a plurality sets of driving waveforms, wherein the lengths of driving waveforms in the... Agent: Sipix Technology Inc.

20120001961 - Image display device: A drive signal generation part of an image display device includes a memory unit which stores data on a first waveform for scanning light out of a sawtooth waveform of a drive signal, and stores data on a second waveform which is a waveform formed by excluding the first waveform... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120001951 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes: a light source section; a liquid crystal display panel including pixels corresponding to a plurality of colors; an overdrive processing section performing predetermined overdrive processing on an input picture signal; a gain correction section performing a predetermined gain correction on the overdrive-processed picture signal; and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120001964 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: In the present liquid crystal display device (1), LEDs included in a backlight (20) display a solid-blue display image in an LED lighting pattern suitable for a solid-blue display, which is stored in a lighting pattern storage portion (30) and selected by a lighting pattern selection portion (33) in accordance... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120001954 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device comprising a backlight and a pixel portion including first to 2n-th scan lines, wherein, in a first case of expressing a color image, first pixels controlled by the first to n-th scan lines are configured to express a first image using at least one of... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120001955 - Liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display device includes a pixel portion including first and second regions and light sources. The first and second regions each include a liquid crystal element whose transmissivity is controlled in accordance with a voltage of an image signal and a transistor for controlling holding of the voltage,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120001953 - Method for driving liquid crystal display device: In a first subframe period, light sources of a first region and a third region emit lights at the same time; light sources of a second region and a fourth region emit no light at the same time, in which light emission of different colors is performed in the first... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120001963 - Multi primary conversion: A multi-primary conversion (5) of input drive values (RGB) defines a color of a pixel (PI) of a multi-primary display(DP) in an M dimensional color space (XYZ) into N>M output drive values (di) in an N dimensional drive space. The N output drive values (di) drive N sub-pixels (SPi) of... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120001950 - Organic light emitting display device and method for driving thereof: A method for driving an organic light emitting display device that is able to minimize power consumption while in a standby mode. In order to decrease power consumption during standby mode, only a portion of the display corresponding to the standby mode display area displays an image while in standby... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co. Ltd.

20120001947 - Rgbw display apparatus and control method thereof: In an exemplary RGBW display apparatus, a plurality of four-color image output signals and a plurality of mapping scale ratios are generated according to a plurality of three-color image input signals. Furthermore, a backlight output intensity outputted from a backlight module is dynamically adjusted according to the mapping scale ratios... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120001956 - Stereoscopic display device and display drive circuit: A display device includes, a display section time-divisionally displaying a plurality of images with different parallaxes in a manner of progressive (or line-sequential) scan, a backlight section including a plurality of light-emission subsections partitioned in a direction of the progressive scan, a light-barrier section including a plurality of barrier groups... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120001962 - System and method of illuminating interferometric modulators using backlighting: An interferometric modulator array device with backlighting is disclosed. The interferometric modulator array device includes a plurality of interferometric modulator elements. Each of the interferometric modulator elements includes an optical cavity. The interferometric modulator array includes an optical aperture region, and at least one reflecting element is positioned so as... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120001965 - Display panel having crossover connections effecting dot inversion: A display is disclosed having crossover connections effecting polarity inversion. The display includes a panel comprising a subpixel repeating group having an even number of repeating subpixels in a first direction. The display also includes a driver circuit coupled to the panel to provide image data signals effecting polarity inversion... Agent:

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