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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/12

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02/23/2012 > 157 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120044126 - Method for controlling display unit having a plurality of display panel and mobile terminal operated based thereon: A method and a mobile terminal for controlling a display unit having a plurality of display panels are provided. The method for controlling a display unit having a plurality of display panels, includes collecting screen data to be output on the display unit, generating a data enable signal to determine... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120044127 - Terminal apparatus: Provided is a terminal apparatus that is able to, when outputting an image and letting it display on an external display apparatus, keep on displaying the same image on the external display apparatus, even when operations are executed that will display an image you do not want to show to... Agent:

20120044130 - Display apparatus and electronic apparatus: A display apparatus includes a pixel unit in which pixels are arranged in a matrix pattern; and a driving circuit for driving the pixel unit. Each of the pixels includes a signal level holding capacitor; a first transistor that is turned on/off in response to a writing signal and via... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044128 - Display method and device using photonic crystal characteristics: A display method and device using photonic crystal characteristics are disclosed. In the display method using photonic crystal characteristics in accordance with the present invention, when a plurality of particles having electric charges are dispersed in a solvent, an electric field is applied to control inter-particle distance.... Agent:

20120044129 - Reflective colour display device: A reflective colour display device comprises a plurality of capillary sub-pixels arranged side by side. Each capillary sub-pixel has a first end and a second end, and a scattering medium disposed between said ends. Each capillary sub-pixel contains a transparent coloured medium which can be reversibly changed to a medium... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20120044131 - Flat screen and household appliance equipped therewith: A flat screen includes an LCD matrix display element; a frame, an image field which is surrounded by the frame and set back behind a front face of the frame, and a cover pane disposed in front of the LCD matrix display element. The cover pane has a core zone... Agent: Bsh Bosch Und Siemens Hausgerate Gmbh

20120044133 - Shift register and display device: Each stage (Xi) of a shift register includes a first output transistor (M5), a first capacitor (C1), an input gate (M1), a first switching element (M2), a second switching element (M3), a third switching element (M4), and a fourth switching element (M6).... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120044132 - Shift register, scanning line drive circuit, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a shift register including shift register unit circuits of a plurality of stages. Each of the shift register unit circuits of the plurality of stages includes a first transistor having a source and a drain to one of which a first clock signal is input and a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044134 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: Provided is a liquid crystal display apparatus having a heat dissipation mechanism which can effectively dissipate heat generated in a heat generating part generating a large amount of heat. The liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight, a backlight chassis (70), and a wiring substrate (75)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120044136 - Display device and control method thereof: Disclosed with are a display device and a control method thereof. The method includes recognizing a first motion of a user; and assigning a control right to perform functions of the display devices through motions to the user in response to the recognized first motion.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120044138 - Method and apparatus for providing user interaction in laser: A method and an apparatus for providing user interaction are provided. The apparatus for providing user interaction includes an input unit configured to receive control by a user; a control processing unit configured to analyze the control and generate drag event information including event type information indicating a type of... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120044135 - Remote control for electronic reader and remote control method: A remote control comprises a button generating control signals; a transmission unit configured to transmit the control signals to an electronic reader; a microprocessor unit configured to analyze an operation type according to the control signals and generate operation signals corresponding to the operation type to signal the electronic reader... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120044137 - Screen capture: A screen capture system (46, 346) stores in a memory (40, 340) at least portions of screenshots of output (50) presented on a display screen (36, 336) by a source (30, 330) and presents the stored screenshots on the display screen (36, 336) when the source (30, 330) is not... Agent:

20120044139 - Display device and control method thereof: Disclosed herein are a display device and a control method thereof. The method includes recognizing a first motion to start to control the display device of a user; performing an indicator in response to the recognized first motion; recognizing a second motion; and displaying information of at least one of... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120044140 - Information display system and program, and optical input system, projection-type images and display apparatus: An information display system includes a pointing device and a control apparatus for detecting the locus of tip of the pointing device. The pointing device includes a light emitting part for irradiating the radiated light that radiates with the tip of the pointing device as the center on a predetermined... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120044142 - Display having auto-off function by person infrared sensing: A display having an auto-off function by person infrared sensing includes a display unit, an infrared sensor module, a control unit and a power supply unit. The infrared sensor module senses whether or not a person is within a zone surrounding the display, and generates a sensing trigger signal when... Agent: Tpv Electronics (fujian) Co., Ltd.

20120044141 - Input system, input method, computer program, and recording medium: A position of a cursor 67 is controlled so that positions of retroreflective sheets 17L and 17R in real space coincides with positions of cursors 67 in a video image projected onto a screen 21, on the screen 21 in the real space. A processor 23 can recognize positions of... Agent:

20120044143 - Optical imaging secondary input means: An optical imaging secondary input means for a computing system. The computing system includes a display screen having a viewing area and a computing device interfaced therewith. At least one primary input means, such as a coordinate input system, keyboard, mouse, etc., is interfaced with the computing device. The optical... Agent:

20120044144 - Computer mouse having sound-box function: A computer mouse includes a connector, a mouse circuit, a sound box, an audio circuit, and a hub. The audio circuit is connected to the sound box. The hub is connected to the connector through a cable, and connected to the mouse circuit and the audio circuit. The audio circuit... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd .

20120044145 - Scroll mouse with a screen scroll function: A scroll mouse that includes a housing; a mouse body arranged in the housing; pressure-sensing unit configured to sense the direction and magnitude of an external force applied to the mouse body, and generating a pointer movement signal or a screen scroll signal in the direction of the external force... Agent:

20120044146 - Optical user input devices: Embodiments provisioning various electronic devices with optical user input devices having one or more optical sensors are described. Embodiments broadly contemplate expanding the functionality of current user input devices through use of a variety of optical sensors in a variety of configurations, as described further herein.... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120044148 - Apparatus and method for performing word spacing in a portable terminal: Disclosed is an apparatus and a method capable of performing a word spacing function without a separate key input for the word spacing in a portable terminal. The method includes determining interval duration for which a key is pressed; and displaying data assigned to the pressed key and performing a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120044149 - Misinput avoidance method for mobile terminal: A misinput avoidance method of a mobile terminal may be implemented to prevent a misinput caused by contacting unintended keys around the target key. A misinput avoidance method of a mobile terminal according to the present invention includes detecting inputs of a plurality of keys and discriminating a target key... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120044147 - Split keyboard and handles for mobile devices: Embodiments of the invention include split keyboard and handles adaptable for use with mobile devices. According to one embodiment, a mobile device is provided that includes a body, which houses a display, and a split keyboard configured as a first keypad half and a second keypad half. The first keypad... Agent: Cox Communications, Inc.

20120044155 - Convertible pc having a waterproofing structure: An electronic apparatus includes a lower housing, a folding linkage, an upper housing, and a gasket. The lower housing may contain a keyboard. The folding linkage assembly may be adapted to connect to the lower housing at the second end and to the upper housing at the first end. The... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120044167 - Display apparatus with touch detection function, drive circuit, method of driving display apparatus with touch detection function, and electronic devices: A display apparatus with a touch detection function, includes: a plurality of common drive electrodes disposed in parallel so as to extend in one direction; a display element displaying on the basis of a pixel signal and a display drive signal; a touch detection element detecting an external approaching object... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044176 - Display device: In one embodiment, a display device having a touch function includes an insulating substrate and a plurality of pixels formed on the insulating substrate and arranged in a matrix of rows and columns. The pixels form a plurality of pixel blocks formed of a plurality of rows and columns of... Agent: Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120044158 - Electronic apparatus with touch panel and method for updating touch panel: An electronic apparatus with a touch panel including a host controller, an interface unit, and a touch panel control unit is provided. The host controller is used to control an electronic apparatus implemented with the host controller. The touch panel control unit is coupled to the host controller through the... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20120044184 - Handheld display device having processor for rendering display output to provide real-time virtual transparency: A handheld display device for interacting with printed content. The device includes: an optical sensor for imaging an area of a printed substrate containing the printed content and generating image data; an opaque touch-sensitive display screen for displaying display output to a user; a processor configured for: monitoring the identity... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20120044186 - Handheld display device having processor for rendering display output with real-time virtual transparency and form-filling option: A handheld display device for interacting with printed content and filling in a form. The device includes: an optical sensor for imaging an area of a printed substrate containing the printed content and generating image data; an opaque touch-sensitive display screen for displaying display output to a user; a processor... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20120044185 - Handheld display device having processor for rendering display output with real-time virtual transparency and video playback option: A handheld display device for interacting with printed content and playing associated video. The device includes: an optical sensor for imaging an area of a printed substrate containing the printed content and generating image data; an opaque touch-sensitive display screen for displaying display output to a user; a processor configured... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20120044152 - Handwritten board with liquid crystal display: A handwritten board includes a wireless Universal Serial Bus (USB) unit, a USB hub unit, a USB/Video Graphic Array (VGA) conversion unit, a liquid crystal display (LCD) driver unit, a LCD unit, a touch pad controller unit and a touch pad unit. The USB hub unit is electrically connected to... Agent: Winmate Communication Inc.

20120044157 - Image based control method, processing method, and system: An image based control method and a image based processing method are applicable to a system including a controller and a terminal device. The control method includes the steps of receiving a selected image and displaying the selected image on a touch screen of the controller, in which the selected... Agent: Amtran Technology Co., Ltd

20120044170 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a detection section configured to detect contact/proximity of an operating object with/to a display surface of a display section on which objects classified into groups in accordance with a relationship between the objects are displayed, a proximity determination section configured to determine... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044172 - Information processing apparatus, program, and operation control method: There is provided an information processing apparatus including: a detection unit for detecting pressure applied by user input performed on a touch screen; a determination unit for determining which of two or more input states the user input belongs to, in accordance with the pressure detected by the detection unit;... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044173 - Information processing device, computer program product, and display control method: An apparatus, method and computer program product cooperate to prepare frame information that causes a frame to be displayed on a display unit at an operation target position that is an offset of a predetermined distance on said display from an operation detection position. The frame information is then sent... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044161 - Input device: Implementations of the present invention relate to an input device for a home appliance for operation with a finger, includes a) sensitive keys arranged below a surface in a two-dimensional array, wherein a key voltage based on the nearness of the finger is generatable by each sensitive key dependant on... Agent: Electrolux Home Products Corporation N.v.

20120044164 - Interface apparatus and method for setting a control area on a touch screen: An interfacing apparatus and method for setting a control area of a touch screen. The interface apparatus includes a touch screen, an area setting unit to set a selected area of the touch screen as a control area, a function setting unit to set a function to the control area,... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120044175 - Letter input method and mobile device adapted thereto: A letter input method and a mobile device allow users to input letters via a virtual keypad on a touch screen. A letter input field and a virtual keypad with a number of keys are displayed. A touched key and a movement direction of a touch location movement gesture are... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120044178 - Liquid crystal display device with built-in touch screen: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device with built-in touch screen, which facilitates to enhance electrostatic discharge (ESD) and touch-sensing efficiency, the LCD device with built-in touch screen comprising a lower substrate which has a pixel array including lines for defining a plurality of pixels, and electrodes for detecting a... Agent:

20120044171 - Liquid crystal display integrated touch screen panel: A touch screen panel integrated liquid crystal display device in which a mutual capacitive touch screen panel is integrated with a liquid crystal display panel is provided. The device includes a first substrate, a plurality of pixels on the first substrate and including respective pixel electrodes, a second substrate facing... Agent:

20120044153 - Method and apparatus for browsing content files: An approach is presented for browsing content files. The data manager determines to present a file at a device. Further, the data manager receives an input for selecting one or more of elements of metadata associated with the file based, at least in part, on the presentation of the file.... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120044174 - Method and apparatus for touch input in portable communication system: An apparatus and method for providing a touch input in a portable terminal are provided. In particular, an apparatus and method capable of determining through tactile sense a plurality of input buttons included in a virtual input window, which is displayed on a touch screen of the portable terminal are... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120044163 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the same are provided. The mobile terminal comprises a camera; a display displaying an image obtained by the camera; and a controller superposing one or more information items corresponding to one or more specific locations included in the obtained image on the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120044156 - Multi-finger sliding detection using fingerprints to generate different events: Fingerprint portions of two or more different fingers are detected on a detection surface, such as an optical surface, a touch pad, a touchscreen, or the like, and then a further detection made that the person has moved their finger(s), for example, apart, together or relative to one another. The... Agent: Avaya Inc.

20120044183 - Multimodal aggregating unit: In a voice processing system, a multimodal request is received from a plurality of modality input devices, and the requested application is run to provide a user with the feedback of the multimodal request. In the voice processing system, a multimodal aggregating unit is provided which receives a multimodal input... Agent: Nuance Communications, Inc.

20120044181 - On-cell tsp active matrix organic light emitting diode structure: An on-cell Touch Screen Panel (TSP) Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED) structure is provided. The on-cell TSP AMOLED structure includes an AMOLED, a display driver for driving the AMOLED, a display driver reinforcing material positioned at an upper part of the display driver, and a window positioned at... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120044169 - Operation display device and operation display method: The execution control unit, if the pressing force is more than a predetermined threshold, executes a first function that is predetermined in accordance with the pressed position and, if the pressing force is equal to or less than the threshold, executes a second function that is predetermined in accordance with... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20120044177 - Position calculation system, position calculation device, storage medium storing position calculation program, and position calculation method: An example position calculation system calculates a position in a three-dimensional virtual space based on an operation on a controller device. In the position calculation system, the position in the virtual space is calculated based on an attitude of the controller device and an input position on a predetermined input... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120044162 - Positioning method and driving apparatus for touch panel: A positioning method and a driving apparatus for a touch panel having a plurality of sense electrodes in an axis direction are disclosed. The driving apparatus detects the sense electrodes to obtain a plurality of sensed values. The driving apparatus counts the number of multiple candidate electrodes, wherein the candidate... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120044154 - Self-service terminal: A self-service terminal is described. The terminal includes first and second touch sensitive units. Each of these touch sensitive units includes a display and a touch sensitive panel overlying the display. The second customer display is configured differently to the first customer display. The terminal also includes a processor operable... Agent: Ncr Corporation

20120044151 - Sorting touch position data: A method and apparatus for sorting raw touch position data.... Agent:

20120044166 - Touch detecting function display apparatus, driving circuit, driving method of touch detecting function display apparatus and electronic equipment: A touch detecting function display apparatus includes a plurality of common driving electrodes, a display element performing display, a touch detection element detecting an external approaching object, and a scanning driving unit performing first scanning driving for sequentially applying a display driving signal to the plurality of common driving electrodes... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044150 - Touch identification for multi-touch technology: A method of operating a touch-sensing surface may include determining a first plurality of contact locations including a first contact location, determining a second plurality of contact locations including a second contact location, performing a first correlation process for correlating the second contact location with the first contact location when... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120044182 - Touch panel and flat panel display device having the same: A touch panel may have lower electrodes formed thereon each with a preset inclination, which allows fabrication of a touch panel with high transmittance, and implementation of a high-quality screen upon driving a flat panel display device having the touch panel. The touch panel includes an insulating substrate, a plurality... Agent:

20120044160 - Touch panel and peripheral circuit thereof: A touch panel and a peripheral circuit thereof are provided. Each bonding pad of the peripheral circuit includes a first conductive layer, a first protective layer, a second conductive layer, and a second protective layer sequentially arranged on a substrate from bottom to top. A covered area of the second... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120044180 - Touch panel, driving method for the touch panel, program for getting touch information, and memory media: The purpose of the invention is to provide a touch panel, a driving method for the touch panel, a program for getting touch information, and a memory media, capable of reducing the influence caused by the operation of a display device to the touch panel. The touch panel having a... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120044159 - Touch screen palm-type data processing device: A touch screen palm-type data processing device includes a microprocessor; a memory electrically connected to the microprocessor for storing operation programs and function programs, the operation programs, when executed by the microprocessor, displaying a preset keyboard configuration for a user to input data thereon, and the function programs, when executed... Agent: Askey Computer Corporation

20120044165 - Touch screen panel: The present embodiments provide a touch screen panel. The touch screen panel may include: a plurality of first sensing patterns connected to each other in a long side direction of a screen, the plurality of first sensing patterns having at least one indenting unit inwardly indented from respective sides of... Agent:

20120044179 - Touch-based gesture detection for a touch-sensitive device: This disclosure is directed to techniques for improved detection of user input via a touch-sensitive surface of a touch-sensitive device. A touch-sensitive device may detect a continuous gesture that comprises a first gesture portion and a second gesture portion. The first gesture portion may indicate functionality to be initiated in... Agent: Google, Inc.

20120044168 - Touch-controlled system and method: A touch-controlled system and a touch-controlled method are provided. The touch-controlled system includes a screen, a host, and an electronic pen. The screen is used to display an image with hidden coding. The host is used to drive the screen for displaying. When the electronic touches the screen, the electronic... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20120044194 - Apparatus and method for reducing average scan rate to detect a conductive object on a sensing device: A switch circuit and method is described. In one embodiment, the switch circuit is configured to couple each of a plurality of plurality of capacitive sense elements and a plurality of capacitance sensors in different modes. In a first mode, the switch circuit is configured to couple each of the... Agent:

20120044201 - Apparatus and methods for detecting a conductive object at a location: A method and apparatus to detect a conductive object at a location determines a capacitance variation of a first sensor element and a capacitance variation of a second sensor element. The method and apparatus detects a touch at a first location if the capacitance variation of the first sensor element... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120044199 - Capacitance scanning proximity detection: A method and apparatus for scanning a first set of electrodes of a capacitive sense array using a first sensing mode to identify a presence of an object in proximity to the capacitive sense array, where scanning using the first sensing mode identifies objects not in physical contact with the... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120044197 - Capacitive sensor arrangement: An example capacitive sensor arrangement includes an integrated member residing within an interior region of a capacitive sensor element. The capacitive sensor element has a first resistance to a flow of current and the integrated member has a second resistance to the flow of current that is less than the... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120044189 - Capacitive touch pad: A capacitive touch panel has precise etching lines formed on a transparent conductive film so as to form with a desired pattern. As a result, the hollowed portion on the conductive film will be reduced greatly and thus the flatness of the capacitance sensing structure will be improved and the... Agent:

20120044187 - Capacitive touch screen: One embodiment in accordance with the invention can include a capacitive touch screen. The capacitive touch screen includes a substantially transparent substrate and a plurality of electrodes formed on the substantially transparent substrate. The plurality of electrodes are substantially parallel in a first direction and each of the plurality of... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120044195 - Display device with touch detection function, drive circuit, driving method of display device with touch detection function, and electronic unit: A display device with a touch detection function includes a plurality of common drive electrodes arranged side by side to extend in one direction, a display element performing display, based on a pixel signal and a display drive signal, a touch detection element of electrostatic capacitance type detecting an external... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044203 - Display device with touch detection function, touch detection device, and electronic unit: A display device with a touch detection function includes a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged in parallel to extend in one direction, formed with a predetermined electrode pattern including an electrode portion and aperture portions, and each outputting a detection signal based on a change of an electrostatic capacitance... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044202 - Display unit with touch detection function, and electronic device: A display unit with a touch detection function includes: a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged side by side to extend in a direction, each of the touch detection electrodes being formed in a predetermined electrode pattern including electrode portion and opening portion and outputting a detection signal, based on... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044190 - Electronic ink touch sensitive display: An electronic ink display incorporating a touch sensitive screen which does not significantly increase the thickness of the electronic ink display as compared to conventional touch screen displays. The touch screen has a first and second electrode layers each having electrodes arranged to form nodes where the electrodes overlap. The... Agent: Qrg Limited

20120044204 - Input detection method, input detection device, input detection program and media storing the same: The invention provides an input detection method, wherein when multiple touch points are input a touch sensor 30 detects touch points 41, 42 individually. The detection method includes: scanning a first electrode line, and if a plurality of touch areas 43, 45 sandwiching a non-touch area 44 are detected, labeling... Agent:

20120044188 - Method and apparatus for identification of touch panels: A method for configuring a touchscreen controller may include identifying a model of a touchscreen by measuring a capacitance or resistance of at least one element integrated in the touchscreen, identifying the model of the touchscreen based on the measured capacitance or resistance, and configuring the touchscreen controller based on... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120044200 - Pointer detection apparatus, position detection sensor, and manufacturing method for position detection sensor: A pointer detection apparatus and a position detection sensor are provided, with which a signal transmission characteristic of a conductor for detecting a position at a periphery of a transparent region (valid area) is improved. Also, a simplified method of manufacturing the position detection sensor is provided. The position detection... Agent: Wacom Co., Ltd.

20120044196 - Position detection apparatus, display apparatus and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a position detection apparatus including: a sensor section having a plurality of detection electrodes laid out on a detection surface; a select section configured to select one or more detection electrodes from the detection electrodes; an oscillation section having an oscillation frequency determined by a capacitance generated... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044198 - Self shielding capacitance sensing panel: A self-shielding capacitive sensor array may include a first plurality of sensor elements and a second plurality of sensor elements, where each of the second plurality of sensor elements intersects each of the first plurality of sensor elements, such that each of the first plurality of sensor elements may be... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120044205 - Surface capacitive touch panel and electronic device (as amended): The invention provides a surface capacitive touch panel and an electronic device, said surface capacitive touch panel comprising: a resistive film, on which an electrode setting area divided into at least two layers is set; and a plurality of conductive electrodes, set in said electrode setting area; said plurality of... Agent: Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.

20120044192 - Touch control system with multi-touch detection functions: The touch control system with multi-touch detection functions includes a touch panel, a first transceiver, a second transceiver, and a processor. The first transceiver scans N first sensing lines along a first axis of a touch panel, and detects at least one first sensing line touched by at least one... Agent:

20120044206 - Touch screen element: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving one or more first output signals from a first area of a touch-sensitive position sensor; receiving one or more second output signals from a second area of the touch-sensitive position sensor; calculating a first touch-position estimate based on the first output signals; calculating... Agent: Atmel Corporation

20120044191 - Touch screen panel and method of manufacturing the same: A method of manufacturing a touch screen panel includes a first process, a second process, and a third process. Each of a plurality of first electrode serials includes a plurality of first electrode patterns which are separated from each other, neighboring first electrode patterns are electrically connected to each other... Agent:

20120044193 - Trace pattern for touch-sensing application: One embodiment of a capacitive sensor array comprises a plurality of row sensor elements including a first row sensor element, a plurality of column sensor elements including a first column sensor element, and a plurality of unit cells, wherein a first unit cell contains an intersection between the first row... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120044210 - Electronic device with sliding touch control function and sliding touch control method thereof: An electronic device with sliding touch control includes a main body, a main processing unit, and a touch sensing apparatus. The touch sensing apparatus includes a transparent panel mounted on an outer surface of the main body, a circuit board allocated under the transparent panel, a number of photoelectric sensors... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120044208 - Electronic switch apparatus for vehicle: An electronic switch apparatus for a vehicle, may include a projector module implementing a plurality of switch images, a sensor module detecting locations of respective switch image by recognizing the switch images implemented by the projector module as two-dimensional images, an infrared module emitting infrared rays to areas of the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120044213 - Optical touch display system: Optical touch display system includes a light source, a reflector, an image sensor, and a processing device. The light source emits light to at least one object directly and emits light to the at least one object via the reflector at the same time. Then the image sensor receives light... Agent:

20120044211 - Optical touch locating system and method thereof: An optical touch locating system and method thereof is disclosed herein. The method includes the following steps. A step is used for activating the coordinate detecting module. A step is used for calculating the distance between two optical touch apparatuses. A step is used for sequentially locating a plurality of... Agent: Waltop International Corporation

20120044207 - Optical touch module and optical touch display panel: An optical touch module and an optical touch display panel are provided. The optical touch module includes a first photo sensor, a second photo sensor, and a signal processing unit. The first photo sensor is disposed in one of the plurality of pixels of a pixel array. A first terminal... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120044212 - Optical touch panel: Light emitting optical waveguide cores are provided in one of opposite side portions located on opposite sides of a detection area, and light receiving optical waveguide cores are provided in the other side portion. Light beams are emitted from distal ends of the light emitting cores disposed along an inner... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120044209 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel includes: a touch input region; infrared ray emitters at first and second sides of the touch input region for emitting infrared rays toward infrared ray sensors disposed at third and fourth sides, respectively, of the touch input region, each of the infrared ray emitters including: a... Agent:

20120044214 - Electronic device accessory and method of providing the same: Some embodiments include an electronic device accessory. Other embodiments of related electronic device accessories and methods of providing the same are disclosed.... Agent: Belkin International, Inc.

20120044217 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display section, a control section, and a cooling section including a first ceiling section, a second ceiling section, a first connecting section and an air stream generating section. The first ceiling section is formed such that a distance of the first ceiling section from a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120044216 - Display system and display device driver: d

20120044215 - Memory circuit, pixel circuit, and data accessing method thereof: A pixel circuit includes a pixel unit and a memory circuit. The memory circuit includes a first switch, a switch unit, a second switch, and a plurality of memory units. Each of the memory units includes a third switch and a capacitor, where the capacitors of the memory units have... Agent:

20120044219 - Redundancy in column parallel or row architectures: A column circuitry architecture for an imager includes redundant column or row circuits. The column or row circuitry includes a number of redundant column or row circuits. Each column or row circuit include circuitry for controllably coupling the column or row circuit to one of plural signal lines from an... Agent:

20120044218 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device and data processor system: A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a first high-speed serial interface circuit which has one differential serial data channel and a second high-speed serial interface circuit which has a plurality of differential serial data channels, the first high-speed serial interface circuit performs interface with the outside for control information, and... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120044220 - Method of forming multilayer conductor line, and electronic paper panel using the same: Disclosed herein are a method of forming a multilayer conductor line and an electronic paper panel using the same. The electronic paper panel includes a substrate: a lower electrode disposed on the upper portion of the substrate and formed with a wiring layer to electrically connect each of the segments... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120044221 - Organic light emitting display and method of manufacturing the same: An organic light emitting display includes: an organic light emitting display panel including a display unit; pixel power source out lead bonding (OLB) pads located on first through fourth external side edges of the display unit to supply a pixel power to the display unit; pixel power source lines coupled... Agent:

20120044222 - Display apparatus and method for controlling backlight: Provided are a display apparatus and a method for controlling a backlight. A display apparatus including a backlight partitioned into a plurality of sections according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: an external brightness measurer measuring and providing front brightness values of the display apparatus corresponding to... Agent: Korea Electronics Technology Institute

20120044223 - Input-output device and driving method of input-output device: It is an object to increase applications. The present invention shows a driving method of an input-output device which provided with an input-output portion including a pixel portion, and a data processing portion including an image processing circuit, a memory circuit storing a plurality of programs, and a CPU. The... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120044224 - Liquid crystal display device: According to a liquid crystal display device 100, a plurality of light emitting diodes 22 are located in a backlight device 20, and also light receiving sensors 122a through 122d are located at a plurality of sites along an edge portion of a front surface of a liquid crystal panel... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120044225 - Flat display device and method of driving the same: A flat display device includes a flat panel including a plurality of gate lines; a first gate driving portion connected to odd gate lines among the plurality of gate lines; a second gate driving portion connected to even gate lines among the plurality of gate lines; a driving mode selection... Agent:

20120044232 - Control device, display device, and method of controlling display device: A control device that controls the driving of a display device which changes display states by a writing operation of applying a driving voltage several times, wherein the control device includes a determining portion that determines whether or not the writing operation is performed for each pixel; and a control... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120044233 - Device for placement in front of a display device: A system related to the improvement of the design of display device screens during the off or stand-by state is provided. The system comprises a display device and a device connected to the display device, wherein the device comprises a material having a switchable optical configuration. The display device may... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120044230 - Display apparatus, power supply apparatus and power supply method thereof: A display apparatus, a power supply apparatus and a power supply method thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes: a signal processor which processes an image signal; a display unit which displays thereon an image corresponding to the processed image signal; and a power supply unit which receives an input... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120044228 - Display medium, method of producing display medium, and display device: A display medium includes: a pair of substrates; a spacing member that maintain a gap between the pair of substrates and has a first portion projecting in an intersecting direction, the intersecting direction intersecting a direction in which the pair of substrates face each other; and a holding layer that... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120044229 - Electrophoretic display: An electrophoretic display includes a display area where images are displayed, and an edge area around the display area and where a single color is displayed. The display area includes a plurality of display pixels which include gate lines on a first substrate, data lines intersecting the gate lines, thin... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120044226 - Image processing arrangement: An image processing arrangement includes an input to receive an indicator of a power characteristic related to an image processing arrangement and an image processor to process an image based on the indicator of the power characteristic.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Pvt. Ltd.

20120044231 - Method and apparatus for supplying power to a display apparatus: An apparatus for supplying a power voltage to a pixel unit of a display apparatus includes a first power supplying unit for applying the power voltage to the pixel unit during a normal mode, a second power supplying unit for applying the power voltage to the pixel unit during a... Agent:

20120044227 - Power supply circuit for liquid crystal display device: A power supply circuit of a liquid crystal display device includes a first positive polarity charge charging unit including a first capacitor connected to positive and negative power terminals through switches to charge a charge, a second positive polarity charge charging unit including a second capacitor connected to the positive... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd.

20120044235 - Active matrix organic light emitting diode display: There is provided an active matrix organic light emitting diode display, including a data driver converting pre-prepared correction data into an analog correction signal and generating a driving signal according to the analog correction signal, a selector selecting a charging path for programming, according to the driving signal in a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120044237 - Actuation and calibration of charge neutral electrode: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and devices for actuating, charging and calibrating the charge on a movable electrode in electromechanical systems (EMS) devices. The electromechanical systems device can include a first electrode, a second electrode spaced apart from the first electrode by a gap, a complementary electrode, at least one... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120044236 - Device for adjusting transmission signal level based on channel loading: A device for controlling the level of a transmission signal according to the channel loading is provided. The device may include a plurality of semiconductor devices and a controller to control the plurality of semiconductor devices. The controller may control the level of a signal to be transmitted to each... Agent:

20120044239 - Image display device and method of driving the same: An image display device includes a display portion formed by disposing pixel circuits in a matrix, and a signal line driving circuit and a scanning line driving circuit for driving the pixel circuits through signal lines and scanning lines of the display portion. The pixel circuit includes at least: a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120044238 - Liquid crystal driving device, liquid crystal display apparatus, electronic apparatus and liquid crystal driving method: There is disclosed a liquid crystal driving device which improves crosstalk using the function of adjusting an interlaced line number of common electrodes and the function of adjusting a polarity reversion line number.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120044234 - Plasma display device and driving apparatus thereof: In a plasma display device, a secondary coil of a transformer is connected across a panel capacitor formed by a scan electrode and a sustain electrode performing a sustain discharge. The plasma display device uses resonance between a secondary coil of a transformer and a panel capacitor to apply a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120044240 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: There is provided a method of driving an organic light emitting display capable of minimizing or reducing the amount of instantaneously current flowing in the display that is driven in a concurrent emission method. The method includes setting pixels included in j blocks of a panel in a non-emission state,... Agent:

20120044242 - Display apparatus and method for applying on-screen display (osd) thereto: A display apparatus and a method for applying an OSD applying thereto. The display apparatus maintains the depth of the OSD to be displayed on the screen at a specific depth if the depth of a 3D image is adjusted. Accordingly, even if the depth of the 3D image is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120044245 - Efficient tile-based rasterization: An apparatus and method for rasterizing a primitive in a graphics system is disclosed in one example of the invention as including scanning a first row of tiles, one tile at a time, starting from a first point and scanning in a first direction. Immediately after scanning the first row... Agent: Vivante Corporation

20120044246 - Image processing device, method, and program: Systems and methods are disclosed for processing a stereoscopic image. In one embodiment, an apparatus has an image-reception unit receiving first and second images, an analyzer unit determining a value of at least one parameter of the images, and a comparison unit. The comparison unit may be configured to compare... Agent:

20120044249 - Method and apparatus for processing three-dimensional images: A three-dimensional sense adjusting unit displays three-dimensional images to a user. If a displayed reaches a limit of parallax, the user responds to the three-dimensional sense adjusting unit. According to acquired appropriate parallax information, a parallax control unit generates parallax images to realize the appropriate parallax in the subsequent stereo... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120044244 - Method for image processing and an apparatus thereof: An image processing method is provided. Firstly, input data including a number of original data are received. Next, the original data are converted into a number of converted emulation voltage signals. Then, at least a simulation circuit model including at least a spatial data node, at least a diffusion node... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120044243 - Mobile terminal and method for converting display mode thereof: A mobile terminal and a method for converting a display mode thereof are disclosed. The mobile terminal performs a first display action for three-dimensionally displaying a part of a image in a first zone of an entire display zone and two-dimensionally displaying the other part of the image in a... Agent:

20120044247 - Seamlessly overlaying 2d images in 3d model: The present disclosure provides techniques that can enable a community of users to upload arbitrary images of particular locations and integrate them into a 3D model of that location in such a way that they appear as correctly aligned overlays with the model. Users can estimate rough location, orientation, and... Agent: University Of Southern California

20120044248 - System and method of proximity detection: A computer implemented method of visualizing an infrastructure comprising: acquiring a cross section definition, the definition comprising points defining a link and link information, each of the points exhibiting a type; creating at least one three dimensional face linking points of a same type; assigning a face rendering for each... Agent: Rdv Systems Ltd.

20120044241 - Three-dimensional on-screen display imaging system and method: The present invention is directed to a 3D OSD imaging system and method. A depth generator generates at least one image depth map according to a 2D image, and an image mixer superimposes an OSD image on the 2D image, thereby resulting in a 2D image with OSD. An OSD... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120044250 - Systems, methods, and machine-readable storage media for presenting animations overlying multimedia files: Provided are systems, methods, and machine-readable storage media for presenting animations overlying multimedia files in accordance with the present disclosure. Embodiments are described for linking an animation to a multimedia file and presenting the animation overlying a concurrent playback of the multimedia file (e.g., its content). Embodiments are described for... Agent: Demand Media, Inc.

20120044251 - Graphics rendering methods for satisfying minimum frame rate requirements: Methods and devices enable rendering of graphic images at a minimum frame rate even when processing resource limitations and rendering processing may not support the minimum frame rate presentation. While graphics are being rendered, a processor of a computing device may monitor the achieved frame rate. If the frame rate... Agent:

20120044252 - Image display apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image display apparatus includes an image processing circuit configured to generate an image signal based on input image data such that the image signal includes a main-image frame and a sub-image frame with luminance lower than that of the main-image frame. The image processing circuit includes a conversion circuit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120044253 - Low-latency remote display rendering using tile-based rendering systems: Apparatus, systems and methods for low latency remote display rendering using tile-based rendering systems are disclosed. In one implementation, a system includes a network interface and a content source coupled to the network interface. The content source being capable of rendering at least one tile of a tiled image, encoding... Agent:

20120044254 - Display apparatus, display method and program for executing the same: An external data detecting portion transmits, when detecting external data such as an incoming call, an incoming detected signal to a load estimating portion. The load estimating portion estimates, when receiving the external data incoming detected signal, a level of a load applied to display of the plurality of video... Agent:

20120044255 - Intelligent display: An LED display device which comprises a display for displaying images stored in device memory and may be used to construct and store images, and edit images, using an input device integral to the display device such that it is operable as a self contained and stand-alone device. The display... Agent:

20120044256 - Relationship information display device, relationship information display method and relationship information display program: A relationship information display device comprises a display information generation section, a display control unit, and a display area moving section, and displays the identification mark of no-attention information in which the distance calculated from the relationship strength with attention information is included in a predetermined range that can be... Agent:

20120044257 - Apparatus for extracting changed part of image, apparatus for displaying changed part of image, and computer readable medium: An apparatus for extracting a changed part of an image includes a separate graphic-element acquisition unit configured to acquire separate graphic-elements included in each of a first image and a second image and an integrative graphic-element acquisition unit configured to associate the separate graphic-elements with one another based on geometric... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120044258 - Interactive networking systems: A networking system may comprise a web site serviced by a web server assembly. The web site may generally comprise a combination of the following components: a crediting system, a chat bidding system, a performance bidding system, a telephony switching system, a media interaction system, a display system, a photo... Agent: Gregory A. Pearson, Inc.

20120044259 - Depth management for displayed graphical elements: This is directed to re-defining the manner in which several graphical elements are overlaid on a display. A user can direct an electronic device display to provide several graphical elements, where the graphical elements can be associated with different depth orders. In some cases, several graphical elements can overlap, but... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120044260 - Image processing device, method, and program: A processing device may include left-eye and right-eye content data processing units, which may be configured to, respectively, receive left-eye content data representing a left-eye content display pattern and right-eye content data representing a right-eye content display pattern. The content data processing units may also be configured to, respectively, set... Agent:

20120044261 - Interactive networking systems: A networking system may comprise a web site serviced by a web server assembly. The web site may generally comprise a combination of the following components: a crediting system, a chat bidding system, a performance bidding system, a telephony switching system, a media interaction system, a display system, a photo... Agent: Gregory A. Pearson, Inc.

20120044262 - Surface observation apparatus and surface observation method: A surface observation apparatus is achieved, which enables even a beginner to easily select an optimal evaluation indicator for each of various patterns to be evaluated without a trial and error approach. A plurality of images to be evaluated are input from an image processing unit (114) to an evaluation... Agent:

20120044264 - Apparatus and method for providing augmented reality: An apparatus and method for providing augmented reality (AR) includes acquiring an image of a real world including a first object, setting the first object as a reference object, acquiring a photographing position, a photographing direction, and a distance value between the reference object and the photographing position, acquiring map... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120044263 - Terminal device and method for augmented reality: A terminal device and method for augmented reality (AR) is disclosed herein. The terminal device including: a communication unit to communicate with an object server, the object server storing images of a plurality of objects and property information corresponding to levels of each object; an object recognition unit to recognize... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120044265 - Indoor likelihood heatmap: The subject matter disclosed herein may relate to methods, apparatuses, systems, devices, articles, or means for generating or using an indoor likelihood heatmap, etc. For certain example implementations, a method for a device may comprise projecting multiple grid points over a schematic map of an indoor area, with the schematic... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120044266 - Display control apparatus and method of controlling the same: This invention provides a display control apparatus capable of more quickly displaying the next image while suppressing a decrease in viewability. The apparatus displays an image together with an added non-image area when displaying, in a display area of a display unit to be used to display an image, the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120044267 - Adjusting a display size of text: This is directed to adjusting the size of displayed text in response to receiving user instructions. An electronic device can display text or other content using one or more default sizes. A user can direct the device to increase a display size of text by providing a corresponding input. In... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120044271 - Active matrix organic light emitting diode display having deterioration detection function in programming period: There is provided an active matrix organic light emitting diode display including: a data driving unit converting previously prepared correction data into a correction signal and generates a driving signal according to the analog correction signal; a pixel unit having an organic light emitting diode (OLED) between first and second... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120044268 - Backlight module and a lcd thereof: The present invention discloses a backlight module with a related liquid crystal display (LCD) which activates light emitting diodes (LEDs) by utilizing an alternate control method. The present invention utilizes two inverters to individually activate two sets of LEDs through an alternate method. During the same switching cycle period, the... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120044277 - Brightness control apparatus and brightness control method: A brightness control apparatus for performing brightness control on backlights for a display screen based on an input image signal, includes: an image information analysis unit configured to analyze information of at least one item of an average brightness level, brightness histogram information, color histogram information and frequency histogram information... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20120044276 - Control device, display device, and method of controlling display device: A control device for a display device includes a writing control unit that, in a case where a new writing instruction is generated for one pixel, and a writing operation for the one pixel is determined not to be in the middle of the process, stores write information in each... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120044278 - Display apparatus: Provided is a display apparatus. The display apparatus includes a display module, a thermal reaction pattern changing according to a temperature, a heater generating heat to vary a temperature of the thermal reaction pattern, and a controller controlling the heat generation of the heater. The thermal reaction pattern changes in... Agent:

20120044272 - Display apparatus and driving method of display panel thereof: Disclosed are a display apparatus and a driving method of a display panel thereof, the display apparatus including: a backlight unit which generates and emits light; a display panel which includes a plurality of unit pixels, and displays a first image using the light emitted by the backlight unit; and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120044273 - Display apparatus and power supplying method performed by display apparatus: A display apparatus and a power providing method performed by the display apparatus including a panel that operates in a normal mode or a low power display mode; a power supplying unit that outputs a first high voltage and a first low voltage to the panel in the normal mode,... Agent:

20120044270 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes a display panel, a gray scale converter, and a scale factor generator. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels. The gray scale converter is for converting gray levels of pixel data signals of a current frame by multiplying the pixel data signals of the current... Agent:

20120044281 - High dynamic range display with three dimensional and field sequential color synthesis control: Embodiments relate generally to computer-based image processing, and more particularly, to systems, apparatuses, integrated circuits, computer-readable media, and methods to facilitate operation of an image display system with a relatively high dynamic range by, for example, generating a rear modulator sub-image with color compensation techniques. The image display system can... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120044275 - Image display apparatus and control method thereof: An image display apparatus has a correction unit that performs a correction process on image signals so as to suppress luminance fluctuation caused by capacitive coupling between adjacent column wirings. The correction unit includes: a correction value generation unit that determines a correction value for a pixel to be corrected... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120044279 - Image projection apparatus and laser beam projection apparatus: An object of the present invention is to provide a technique capable of, in an image projection apparatus and a laser beam projection apparatus that reduce speckle noise by means of high-frequency superimposition, reducing a deterioration in the light emission intensity of a semiconductor laser while suppressing EMI. To achieve... Agent:

20120044274 - Low-power driving apparatus and method: A low-power driving apparatus and method are provided. The low-power driving apparatus includes an illuminance-sensing module to sense illuminance, a minimum-perceivable-brightness-determination module to determine a minimum perceivable brightness having non-linear characteristics corresponding to the sensed illuminance, a driving-power-level-determination module to determine a power level based on the determined minimum perceivable... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120044269 - Organic light emitting diode driver: There is provided an organic light emitting diode driver capable of compensating for pixel deterioration in real time during the driving of pixels by selectively compensating pixels, requiring compensation, for the deterioration thereof, and precisely setting calibration data by removing an IR drop across a transistor, employed as a switch... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120044280 - Wavelength conversion device and image display apparatus using same: A wavelength conversion device includes an excitation light source (11) that generates excitation light, a laser medium (12) that generates fundamental light by means of the excitation light, two resonator mirrors (13) that are disposed with the laser medium (12) being interposed therebetween and resonate the fundamental light, a wavelength... Agent:

20120044282 - Method for reducing ripple noise of a display image: The present invention discloses a method for reducing ripple noise on the image of a display. The steps of the method include: (a) providing a first potential signal to a backlight module by an inverter; (b) resetting the inverter; (c) providing a second potential signal to the backlight by the... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

  
02/16/2012 > 154 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120038541 - Mobile terminal, display device and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal including a first display unit, an interface unit configured to be connected to an external display device having a second display unit, and a controller configured to receive a connection signal indicating a connection of the mobile terminal to the external display device, to play a multimedia... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120038542 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: An apparatus and method provide logic for processing information. In one implementation, an information processing device includes a housing and a display unit configured to display at least a portion of a first content to a user. A projection unit is configured to project at least a portion of a... Agent:

20120038543 - Method and apparatus to support miniature image displays: A secure, comfortable, lightweight, and adjustable mounting platform to suspend miniature image displays in front a viewer's eyes without contacting the viewer's nose bridge, cheeks or ears. The mounting platform maintains airflow so as not to cause localized heating or fogging near the retained display devices. The mounting is to... Agent:

20120038544 - System and method for adjusting a backlight level for a display on an electronic device: The disclosure describes a device and method for adjusting a backlight for a display for an electronic device. The method comprises: identifying a highest brightness value for a pixel in an image to be generated on the display; determining a brightness headroom value for the image based on a difference... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120038545 - Liquid crystal display with periodical changed voltage difference between data voltage and common voltage: An exemplary liquid crystal display includes a plurality of pixel units each including a pixel electrode for receiving data voltages and a common electrode for receiving a common voltage having a constant value. The data voltages applied to each pixel electrodes are equal a sum of a main data voltage... Agent: Innocom Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120038549 - Deriving input from six degrees of freedom interfaces: The present invention relates to interfaces and methods for producing input for software applications based on the absolute pose of an item manipulated or worn by a user in a three-dimensional environment. Absolute pose in the sense of the present invention means both the position and the orientation of the... Agent:

20120038546 - Gesture control: An apparatus includes sensor circuitry configured to sense spatial phenomena; application circuitry configured to respond to sensation of a spatial phenomenon by the sensor circuitry where a pre-existing relationship exists between the spatial phenomenon and the response of the application circuitry; and regulation circuitry configured to regulate the response of... Agent:

20120038548 - Handheld field maintenance device with improved user interface: A handheld field maintenance tool is provided. The handheld field maintenance tool includes a process communication module configured to communicate with a field device. The handheld field maintenance tool also includes a display and a user input device. A controller is coupled to the process communication module, the user input... Agent:

20120038547 - Method and apparatus for user interface communication with an image manipulator: A system, and method for use thereof, for image manipulation. The system may generate an original image in a three dimensional coordinate system. A sensing system may sense a user interaction with the image. The sensed user interaction may be correlated with the three dimensional coordinate system. The correlated user... Agent:

20120038550 - System architecture and methods for distributed multi-sensor gesture processing: The techniques discussed herein contemplate methods and systems for providing, for example, interactive virtual experiences that are initiated or controlled using user gestures. In embodiments, the techniques provide for gestures performed by users holding devices to be recognized and processed in a cloud computing environment such that the gestures produce... Agent: Net Power And Light, Inc.

20120038551 - Apparatus and method for controlling object: An object controlling apparatus and method are provided. An object of a virtual world may be more intuitively and readily manipulated by controlling an operation, a state, a shape, and the like of the object based on transform information associated with the object and a pointing signal for manipulating the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038553 - Three-dimensional virtual input and simulation apparatus: The present invention relates to a three-dimensional virtual input and simulation apparatus, and more particularly to an apparatus comprising a plurality of point light sources, a plurality of optical positioning devices with a visual axis tracking function, and a control analysis procedure. The invention is characterized in that the plurality... Agent:

20120038552 - Utilization of interactive device-adjacent ambiently displayed images: A telecommunication device configured to project an ambiently displayed image at a location proximate to the telecommunication device on a surface that is substantially parallel to a plane formed by a body of the telecommunication device is described herein. The telecommunication device is further configured to detect an interaction with... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc.

20120038554 - Lift detection method for optical mouse and optical mouse with lift detection function: A lift detection method for an optical mouse and an optical mouse with a lift detection function are presented. An average brightness value of pixels captured by part of sensing units of an image sensor is computed after each scanning, and two average brightness values obtained from two adjacent times... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120038556 - Device, methods, and user interface for providing optimized entry of alphanumeric text: The present invention includes a device, method, and user interface for providing optimized entry of alphanumeric text. In one form, a method for providing selectable characters within a user interface includes determining an operating mode of a communication device and receiving an input associated with a selected input key. The... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120038555 - Method and electronic device with motion compensation: A method and electronic device with motion compensation are described. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method for operating an electronic device, comprising: detecting motion of the electronic device; receiving an input signal from an input device of the electronic device; selectively ignoring the input signal received... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120038557 - Method and electronic device with motion compensation: A method and electronic device with motion compensation are described. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method for operating an electronic device, comprising: determining a velocity of the electronic device; changing a duration of actuation for registering an input for an input device of the portable electronic... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120038574 - Detection method and detection circuit for detecting touch event on touch panel by selecting non-adjacent sensing axis as reference axis: A detection method for detecting a touch event on a touch panel includes a plurality of first sensing axes on a first dimension, and a plurality of second sensing axes on a second dimension. The detection method includes: regarding each first sensing axis, choosing another first sensing not neighboring with... Agent:

20120038558 - Electronic device including touch-sensitive display: An electronic device includes a base, a touch-sensitive display moveable relative to the base, piezo actuators disposed between the base and the touch-sensitive display, the piezo actuators including a first piezo actuator and a second piezo actuator spaced from the first piezo actuator, and a controller configured to control the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120038562 - Electronic device including touch-sensitive display and actuator for providing tactile feedback: An electronic device includes a housing, a touch-sensitive display exposed by a front of the housing, an actuator disposed between a back and the front of the housing and configured to move the touch-sensitive display and the front of the housing relative to the back when actuated, and functional components... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120038577 - Floating plane touch input device and method: A touch input device and method for manufacturing a touch input device are described. Each embodiment includes a touch surface, a mounting fixture, a sensing-suspension system, and a locating system. The touch surface may be an integral component of a host system, such as a display, which would result in... Agent: Floatingtouch, LLC

20120038581 - Front-end signal compensation: A touch surface device having improved sensitivity and dynamic range is disclosed. In one embodiment, the touch surface device includes a touch-sensitive panel having at least one sense node for providing an output signal indicative of a touch or no-touch condition on the panel; a compensation circuit, coupled to the... Agent:

20120038559 - Generating perceptible touch stimulus: Apparatus including a first surface electrode and an arrangement of second insulated surface electrodes; a display configured to display an image; and a controller configured to apply a potential difference between the first surface electrode and the arrangement of second insulated surface electrodes and configured to control at least a... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120038579 - Input appratus: Provided is an input apparatus capable of handling operation mistakes (erroneous operations) unintentionally performed by a user. An input apparatus 10 has a display unit 32 configured to display objects of folders arranged in a hierarchical structure, an input unit 34 configured to receive a pressing input to the display... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120038580 - Input appratus: Provided is an input apparatus capable of handling operation mistakes (erroneous operations) unintentionally performed by a user. An input apparatus 10 has a display unit 32 configured to display objects of folders arranged in a hierarchical structure, an input unit 34 configured to receive a pressing input to the display... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120038569 - Input device, input method for input device and computer readable medium: There is provided an input device that includes: a display configured to display information on a screen; a detector configured to detect a user input operation in a detectable region of the detector and acquire position coordinates of the user input operation, wherein the detectable region is larger than a... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120038561 - Method and apparatus for displaying: A display method, which recognizes touch input information input to respective displays as multi-touch input, includes: displaying an image on a plurality of touch screens; receiving a plurality of pieces of touch input information from the plurality of touch screens; if respective pieces of the plurality of pieces of touch... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038575 - Method and device for inputting characters: Disclosed is a method and a device by which a user can rapidly input characters through multi-input using both hands. When a touch or a drag is generated while input of a key, in which a consonant is arranged, is maintained in a touch screen unit, a switch is made... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038576 - Method and device for inputting characters: Disclosed is a method and a device by which a user can rapidly input characters through multi-input using both hands. When a touch or a drag is generated while input of a key, in which a consonant is arranged, is maintained in a touch screen unit, a switch is made... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038560 - Projected capacitive panel: A projected capacitive touch panel has a substrate, an X-axis electrode layer formed on a top of the substrate and a Y-axis electrode layer formed on a bottom of the substrate. The X-axis and the Y-axis electrode layers respectively have a plurality of X-axis electrodes and Y-axis electrodes arranged in... Agent: Mastouch Optoelectronics Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120038570 - Reconfigurable touch screen computing device: A reconfigurable touch screen computing device with folding configurations and an alignment locking mechanism. The touch screen display is made up of segments coupled to a flexible circuit and can be reconfigured from a compact state to an expanded state. The form factor of the compact state is roughly the... Agent:

20120038571 - System and method for dynamically resizing an active screen of a handheld device: A handheld computing device having a first side with a touch screen configured to determine if contact with a user is an intended interaction with an application running on the touch screen or the user holding the device. The touch screen is configured to create an inactive screen portion and... Agent:

20120038572 - System and method for preventing touch malfunction in a mobile device: A system and method is provided that prevents touch malfunction in a mobile device that includes touch keys mapped to corresponding functions and a touch screen adjacent to the touch keys. The method includes displaying a Graphic User Interface (GUI) screen; and disabling part of the area of the touch... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038565 - Touch display device: A touch display device is provided. The touch display device includes a display panel, a plurality of horizontal sensing lines, a plurality of vertical sensing lines, a horizontal voltage selector, a vertical voltage selector, and a control chip. The display panel includes a plurality of sensing elements arranged in matrix... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120038566 - Touch display device: A touch display device is provided. The touch display device includes a display panel, a plurality of horizontal sensing lines, a plurality of vertical sensing lines, a horizontal encoder, a vertical encoder, and a control chip. The display panel includes a plurality of sensing elements arranged in matrix form, and... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120038567 - Touch display panel and method of manufacturing the same: A touch display panel may include a display unit and a touch unit. The display unit may include a first base substrate having a plurality of pixel electrodes, a second base substrate including a common electrode disposed on a first face of the second base substrate, and an electro optical... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038573 - Touch input device and scanning method thereof: A touch panel includes a plurality of X-directional sensing lines and a plurality of Y-directional sensing lines. The X-directional sensing lines and the Y-directional sensing lines are arranged in a staggered manner, and a plurality of mutual capacitors are formed between every X-directional sensing line and every Y-directional sensing line.... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation

20120038563 - Touch panel and electronic device including the same: Provided are a touch panel and an electronic device including the same. The touch panel includes a pair of upper and lower substrates spaced apart from each other by a gap, wherein the upper substrate has a user touch surface. Electro-rheological fluid fills the gap between the upper and lower... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038564 - Touch screen and method of manufacturing the same: In an embodiment of the present invention, a touch screen is provided, the touch screen characterized by: an indium tin oxide (ITO) film deposited on a top surface of a flexible plastic film; a first metal layer deposited on the ITO film, and a second metal layer plated on the... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20120038578 - Touch screen input method and device: A touch panel is constructed by a display/sensor unit which is slightly larger than a display screen of an LCD and a sensor unit which is projected to the outside from one side, for example, from one side on the right. A finger of the user is touched to a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120038568 - Touch sensitive device: A method of making a touch-sensitive data entry screen of the kind arranged to provide haptic response to a user via at least one electromechanical exciter coupled to the screen, comprising analysing the mechanical and electromechanical coupled system represented by the data entry screen and the at least one exciter,... Agent: New Transducers Limited

20120038586 - Display apparatus and method for moving object thereof: A display apparatus and a method for moving an object thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes a display which displays an object; a proximate sensor which senses a proximate input to the display; a touch sensor which senses a touch input to the display; a coordinates calculator which calculates... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038583 - Force and true capacitive touch measurement techniques for capacitive touch sensors: Methods, systems, and apparatus relate to touch sensors that are configured to measure a true capacitive touch and a force applied to the sensor from a user. Some implementations involve the measurement of force and true capacitive touch simultaneously in a touch capacitive sensor.... Agent: Perceptive Pixel Inc.

20120038585 - Liquid crystal display device having touch sensor embedded therein, method for driving the same, and method for fabricating the same: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device having touch sensors embedded therein. The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal layer interposed between upper and lower substrates, pixels, each of which includes pixel and common electrodes applying a horizontal electric field to the liquid crystal layer, a pixel thin... Agent:

20120038582 - Systems and methods for providing haptic feedback to touch-sensitive input devices: Systems and methods for providing haptic feedback to touch-sensitive input devices are disclosed. For example, one disclosed system includes an input device having a housing having an exterior surface; a touch-sensitive surface configured to transmit a contact signal indicating a contact with the touch-sensitive surface; a sensor disposed within the... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20120038584 - Touch panel for determining real coordinates of the multiple touch points and method thereof: A touch panel for determining real coordinates of multiple touch points is provided. The touch panel for determining real coordinates of multiple touch points comprises a sensing path layer having a plurality of first paths and a plurality of second paths for detecting the raw coordinates of said multiple touch... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.

20120038587 - Touch responsive privacy partition: An aircraft passenger seat privacy partition including a screen selectively switchable between an opaque optical state and a substantially transparent optical state in response to a change in voltage applied to the screen, and a touch-responsive switch embedded in the screen for detecting a change in capacitance in the screen... Agent: Be Aerospace, Inc.

20120038592 - Input/output device and human-machine interaction system and method thereof: An input/output device and human-machine interaction system and method thereof are provided. The input/output device includes a projection module, an image capturing module and a processing module. The projection module is capable of receiving an image provided by a mobile computing device and projecting the image onto a surface. The... Agent: Young Optics Inc.

20120038589 - Method and apparatus for determining contact areas within a touch sensing region: The invention determines the location of multiple, simultaneous contact areas on a touch sensing region using a light source and several light detectors. The invention is robust against occlusion and many of the ambiguities that can arise with multiple, simultaneous contact areas. Generally, the light source is positioned such that... Agent:

20120038588 - Optical position input system and method: Optical position input systems and methods determine positions of at least one pointing objects within an active touch area. At least three imager modules form images of at least one pointing objects within the active touch area. A processor computes a position of each of the at least one pointing... Agent:

20120038591 - Optical touch panel and coordinate information correction method and detecting device therefor: A coordinate information correction method for an optical touch panel includes: a) determining a set of to-be-corrected included angle values according to output signals received from light detectors, each of the to-be-corrected included angle values representing an included angle between a base line and a connecting line that extends from... Agent: Lite-on Semiconductor Corp.

20120038590 - Tabletop interface system and method thereof: Provided is a tabletop interface system. A tabletop input device diffuses an infrared light emitted based on at least one touch input from a user. A tabletop output device allows the diffused infrared light to pass therethrough to display content information corresponding to at least one touch point. The tabletop... Agent:

20120038593 - User input arrangement and related method of manufacture: Arrangement (202) for a user input device, such as a touchscreen or a touchpad, comprising a substrate (206), such as an optically substantially transparent flex film or a multilayer film, said substrate comprising support electronics (212) for providing power, control and/or communications connection to further electronic components (210), a number... Agent: Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus Vtt

20120038594 - Touch screen device: Disclosed herein is a touch screen device, including: a first transparent electrode formed on one surface of a first transparent substrate to sense a touched input; a second transparent electrode formed on one surface of a second transparent substrate formed to be opposite to the first transparent electrode to sense... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120038595 - Touch screen panel and fabricating method thereof: A touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate; first detection cells and second detection cells alternately disposed on an active touch area of one surface of the transparent substrate in such a manner that the first detection cells are connected to each other along a first direction and second detection... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120038598 - Electrophoretic display apparatus and method for manufacturing the same and method for driving the same: An electrophoretic display device includes an electrophoretic displaying layer, a photoconductive layer and a top electrode layer. The electrophoretic displaying layer includes a number of pixels. The top electrode layer and the photoconductive layer are respectively disposed at two opposite sides of the electrophoretic displaying layer. The photoconductive layer includes... Agent: E. Ink Holdings Inc.

20120038597 - Pre-programming of in-pixel non-volatile memory: A display device includes a liquid crystal display having a plurality of pixels, each pixel having a corresponding pixel electrode. Each pixel also includes a volatile memory (VM) cell and a non-volatile memory (NVM) cell. The VM cell includes a VM cell input for receiving data to be stored in... Agent:

20120038599 - Source driver and display apparatus: A source driver includes a first output buffer, a second output buffer, a first output switch, a second output switch, a third output switch, a fourth output switch, a first resistor, a second resistor, a third resistor, a fourth resistor, a first charge-sharing switch. The first and the second output... Agent: Fitipower Integrated Technology, Inc.

20120038596 - Static visual field scanning apparatus: A static visual field scanning apparatus including: visual field scanning screen generating means; fixation image displaying and controlling means; scan line setting means; scanning point setting means; visual target displaying and controlling means; the first detection means; the second detection means; visual field mapping screen generating means; immediate post first... Agent:

20120038600 - Synchronization of video wall movement with content on the wall: A controlling console and media server, and winch moving console all work together.... Agent: Production Resource Group, L.l.c

20120038601 - Method of repairing pixel structure, repaired pixel structure and pixel array: A method of repairing a pixel structure is provided. In the method, the pixel structure on a substrate is provided and includes a scan line, a data line, an active device, an insulating layer, and a pixel electrode. The scan line and the data line are located on the substrate.... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120038602 - Advertisement display system and method: In an advertisement display method, a plurality of reference images of an object to be advertised are captured and stored in a storage system of a computing device to create an image database of the object. Real-time scene images around a billboard are captured by the image capturing unit, and... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120038603 - Shift register circuit: A shift register circuit includes plural stages of shift registers. Each stage of shift register includes a pull-up circuit, a control signal generator and a voltage-stabilizing circuit. The pull-up circuit is used for charging a first node. The control signal generator is electrically connected with the first node. According to... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120038614 - Display device and driving device: Provided is a liquid crystal driving device including an output circuit (28), a bias control section (29) reducing a bias current of the output circuit (28), and a switching circuit (30) connecting source bus lines provided for respective picture elements which have the same color and are provided in adjacent... Agent:

20120038604 - Display device having memory in pixels: The present invention relates to a memory circuit integrated in each pixel of a display device includes a switching circuit and a memory unit. The switching circuit includes a first transistor having a gate configured to receive a switching control signal, a source and a drain electrically coupled to a... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120038609 - Driver and display device using the same: A driving device comprises: a first driver driven by a first input signal and generating a first interim output signal controlled by a first clock signal; a second driver driven by a second input signal and generating a second interim output signal controlled by a second clock signal; and a... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120038613 - Flexible display apparatus and control method thereof: A flexible display apparatus includes: a flexible display unit; a sensor unit which detects an amount of bending of the flexible display unit; a power supply unit which supplies operating power to the flexible display unit; and a control unit which controls the power supply unit to stop supply of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038610 - Gate pulse modulating circuit and method: A gate pulse modulating circuit includes a timing controller capable of generating an output enable signal and a plurality of timing control signals; a high gate voltage generating unit, electrically connected to the timing controller for receiving the timing control signals, capable of generating a high gate voltage with a... Agent: Au Optronics Corp

20120038611 - Level shifter circuit and display driver circuit: A level shifter circuit according to the present invention includes a first voltage conversion circuit and a second voltage conversion circuit. The first voltage conversion circuit receives an input signal having an amplitude ranging between a power supply potential GND and a power supply potential VDDL, a power supply potential... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120038608 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting diode display that includes a pixel unit including a plurality of scanning lines, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of first control lines, a plurality of second control lines, a first power source, a second power source and a third power source, a pixel unit... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co. Ltd.

20120038606 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display includes a pixel unit having pixels coupled to scan lines, first control lines, second control lines, data lines, and first and second power sources, a control line driver for providing a first control signal and a second control signal to the pixels through the first... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120038607 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display includes a pixel unit including pixels coupled to scan lines, control lines, data lines, and first and second power sources, a control line driver for providing control signals to the pixels through the control lines, a scan driver for providing scan signals to the pixels... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120038612 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display includes: pixels located at crossing regions between scan lines and data lines; a first control line and a second control line commonly coupled to the pixels; a control line driver configured to supply a first control signal to the first control line for a reset... Agent:

20120038605 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel, for displaying an image of desired brightness, includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED); a first transistor for controlling an amount of current supplied from a first power source to the organic light emitting diode; a capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a first node as a... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120038618 - Control circuit of liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display device, and electronic device including liquid crystal display device: A current that flows through a common source amplifier circuit provided in a current amplifier circuit of an operational amplifier in displaying a moving image is made to be different from that in displaying a still image. Specifically, in one embodiment of the present invention, current source circuits which are... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120038616 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes: a display panel which displays an image based on a display mode; a data driver which provides data signals to the display panel; a gate driver which starts an operation thereof in response to a start signal, and comprises stages and at least two dummy stages,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038620 - Display device, method of driving same, and electronic device: A display device is disclosed. The display device includes: a pixel array portion and a driver portion for driving the pixel array portion. The pixel array portion has rows of scanning lines, columns of signal lines, pixels arranged in rows and columns at intersections of the scanning lines and the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120038615 - Led switch circuitry for varying input voltage source: An LED array switching apparatus, comprises: a plurality of LED arrays arranged in a serial path; a voltage supply coupled to the plurality of LED arrays; a plurality of current sources selectively coupled to the LED arrays, each of the current sources being switchable between a current regulating state and... Agent:

20120038617 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: There is provided an organic light emitting display device including: pixels positioned at crossing regions of scan lines and data lines; a first control line and a second control line commonly coupled to the pixels; and a control line driver for supplying a first control signal to the first control... Agent:

20120038619 - System and method for controlling inductive power to multiple modules: A system and method for controlling power distribution from a plurality of inductive power outlets to a plurality of inductive power receivers include inductive outlets and receivers that are provided with a signal transfer system for communicating unique identification labels. Applications are described relating to the control of modular visual... Agent: Powermat Ltd.

20120038621 - Display device, signal line driver, and data transfer method: A liquid crystal display device includes a timing controller, a liquid crystal display panel, multiple data drivers, and gate drivers. The timing controller supplies control data to specified drivers among the data drivers. The specified drivers generate gate driver control signals to control gate drivers in response to the control... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120038622 - Level shifter, method for generating clock-pulse output signal and corresponding flat display device: A level shifter includes at least one level shift unit for generating a corresponding clock-pulse output signal. The level shift unit receives a corresponding clock-pulse input signal. The clock-pulse output signal successively shares charges with respective auxiliary reference voltage sources to pull up a voltage level of the clock-pulse output... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120038635 - 3-d rendering for a rotated viewer: Methods and systems for displaying a three dimensional image to a rotated viewer are presented. The roll and yaw of a viewer's eyes, with respect to a display, is tracked and used to adjust the orientation of a pair of stereoscopic images so as to maintain a three dimensional image... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120038634 - Apparatus and method of displaying 3-dimensional image: An apparatus and a method of displaying 3-Dimensional image are disclosed. A camera unit serves to capture an image of a viewer. A position tracking device serves to detect a position of the viewer using a video frame included in the captured image and calculate a position of a non-transmissive... Agent:

20120038636 - Appearance of an object: A method and system of displaying and rotating a 3d numeric model. Upon pausing, or completing the rotation by releasing the mouse button, a raster image loads and displays thereby improving the sharpens or allowing the user to zoom in on additional detail. The raster images may be created by... Agent:

20120038627 - Display system and method using hybrid user tracking sensor: Example embodiments of a display system and method using a hybrid user tracking sensor are described. The display system may determine a final location of a user based on information of a face or eyes of a user generated based on information received from a plurality of cameras and posture... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038623 - Generating a map display image: A method and apparatus are disclosed for generating a display image including a map view and linepiece information for example legible text and/or characters (e.g. alphanumeric) such as road names superposed on the map view. In at least one embodiment, the technique selects linepieces that are easy to read, by... Agent:

20120038632 - Image processor, stereoscopic display, stereoscopic display system, method of detecting parallax displacement in stereoscopic display and method of manufacturing stereoscopic display: A favorable stereoscopic image with less parallax displacement is allowed to be displayed. An image processor includes: a storage section storing parallax displacement data concerned with parallax displacement caused in a stereoscopic display; and a parallax displacement correction section correcting a stereoscopic image to be displayed on the stereoscopic display... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120038625 - Method for controlling depth of image and mobile terminal using the method: A method for controlling depth of an image includes identifying a target to be displayed in a three-dimensional manner in a three dimensional manner, determining a size of the identified target, calculating a depth of the target in correspondence with the determined size, and displaying the target in the three-dimensional... Agent:

20120038626 - Method for editing three-dimensional image and mobile terminal using the same: A method for controlling a mobile terminal image includes providing a first image and a second image via a controller on the mobile terminal, the first and second images reflecting a binocular disparity to form a three dimensional image, identifying an editing target from the three dimensional image, editing a... Agent:

20120038630 - Method for measuring the perception of spatial orientation of a person: A method for measuring the perception of spatial orientation of a person comprising the steps of: modifying a first non visual frame of reference and providing a second non visual frame of reference and measuring the value of the parameter representative of the perception of spatial orientation; modifying a first... Agent:

20120038633 - Methods and apparatus for geospatial management and visualization of events: Methods and apparatus are provided for geospatial management and visualization of events, by presenting a dynamic, user-interactive geospatial environment for performing real-time operations management and pre/post-mission analytical activities. A geospatial event management system integrates geospatial imagery data from geospatial imagery data sources, and determines a geographic area of interest based... Agent:

20120038628 - Real-time automatic concatenation of 3d animation sequences: Systems and methods for generating and concatenating 3D character animations are described including systems in which recommendations are made by the animation system concerning motions that smoothly transition when concatenated. One embodiment includes a server system connected to a communication network and configured to communicate with a user device that... Agent: Mixamo, Inc.

20120038629 - System and method for integrating gaze tracking with virtual reality or augmented reality: This invention relates to gaze tracking methods and systems integrated with virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR). A system may include one or more cameras for capturing images of a subject's eyes, a display device for displaying a VR or AR image, a first reflecting surface associated with the... Agent: Queen's University At Kingston

20120038631 - System and method for three-dimensional visualization of geographical data: A method of using a computer to generate virtual autostereoscopic images from a three-dimensional digital data set, includes establishing a first point of view and field of view of a subject volume including a region of interest. The method includes reading at least one scene parameter associated with the field... Agent:

20120038624 - System, method, and computer program product for activating a backlight of a display device displaying stereoscopic display content: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for activating a backlight of a display device displaying stereoscopic content. In use, a state of a display device is identified in which an entirety of an image of stereoscopic display content intended for viewing only by a first eye of... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20120038638 - Three-dimensional annotations for street view data: The present invention relates to annotating images. In an embodiment, the present invention enables users to create annotations corresponding to three-dimensional objects while viewing two-dimensional images. In one embodiment, this is achieved by projecting a selecting object onto a three-dimensional model created from a plurality of two-dimensional images. The selecting... Agent: Google Inc.

20120038637 - User-driven three-dimensional interactive gaming environment: An invention is provided for affording a real-time three-dimensional interactive environment using a depth sensing device. The invention includes obtaining depth values indicating distances from one or more physical objects in a physical scene to a depth sensing device. The depth sensing device is configurable to be maintained at a... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120038639 - Presentation-enhanced solid mechanical simulation: In a solid mechanics simulation of a deformable object having: a model representing a condition of the deformable object; a rendering module for presenting an image of the object in response to states of the elements of the object according to an oriented view; and a user interface for a... Agent:

20120038640 - Spatial decomposition methods using bit manipulation: The invention relates to image decomposition strategies and computer-based methods for implementing them. In one method of the invention, the ordering of tetrahedral shapes that define or approximate an image is performed in such a way that neighboring tetrahedral shapes can be identified, located and efficiently used. In one aspect,... Agent:

20120038641 - Displaying graphics in multi-view scenes: A computing device includes a memory for storing instructions and a processor. The processor is configured to execute the instructions to identify a location for a graphical element in a predefined three-dimensional scene using depth information of content included in two or more different two-dimensional representations of the predefined three-dimensional... Agent: Monotype Imaging Inc.

20120038642 - Systems and methods for imaging waveform volumes: Systems and methods for imaging waveform volumes. An image of the waveform volume may be drawn on a display device as a two-dimensional image or a three-dimensional image of a sampling probe and redrawn in real-time at interactive rates using a graphics accelerator or a graphics card. The image of... Agent: Landmark Graphics Corporation

20120038645 - Method for adding shadows to objects in computer graphics: The invention relates to a method, computer program and device for automatically adding shadows to objects (2; 20) in a computer-generated scene (1). This is performed by calculating a first three dimensional [3D] position for a shadow object 5 (5; 50) based on a 3D position of a first original... Agent:

20120038644 - Rendering caustics in computer graphics with photon mapping by relaxation: The invention relates to a method of rendering caustics in a computer graphics scene. The method comprises obtaining a photon map of said scene, redistributing photons from said photon map into an arrangement with a blue noise spectral signature by performing a relaxation step in respect of each of a... Agent: Uws Ventures Ltd.

20120038643 - System, method, and computer program product for deterministically simulating light transport: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for deterministically simulating light transport. In use, all pairs of non-negative integers are enumerated (e.g. in a predetermined order). Additionally, for each of the enumerated pairs of non-negative integers, an associated pair of a query point and a photon is identified... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20120038647 - Data reproduction apparatus and data reproduction control method: According to one embodiment, a data reproduction apparatus comprises a reproduction module configured to reproduce image data, a resolution selection module configured to select one of resolutions, an image quality mode selection module configured to select on or off state of an image quality mode, a selection disable module configured... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120038646 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: There is provided an image processing apparatus comprising: an input unit configured to input a frame image; a generation unit configured to generate, from the frame image, first to Nth intermediate images; a holding unit configured to hold first to Nth sub-filters that have been generated by dividing an original... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120038650 - Alternate sequence descriptions for producing alternate execution paths in an automation system: The present disclosure provides alternative paths of execution in an automation system. In one aspect, a sequence flow of sequence elements are displayed from which an alternative section is identified and an alternate path is created within When programming the at least one PLC in an automation system, each of... Agent:

20120038649 - Method and apparatus for multimodal visualization of volume data sets: The invention relates to a method and a corresponding apparatus for multimodal visualization of volume data sets of an object, in particular a patient, comprising the following steps: acquiring a first volume data set of the object with a first imaging modality and a second volume data set of the... Agent: Agfa Healthcare Nv

20120038648 - Method and system for implementing, controlling, and interfacing with circuit simulators: A system and method for performing circuit simulation is described. Revisions and history of the operating parameters of circuit designs subject to simulation are tracked. Mechanisms are provided that allow for viewing, measurement or other manipulation of signals at specific locations in a circuit design for simulation, such as parameters... Agent: Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

20120038651 - Mobile applications for blood centers: Certain examples provide systems, methods, and apparatus to provide information regarding blood donation. Certain examples include a method for providing blood collection information to a donor. The method includes displaying a graphical representation of a donor's donation progress toward a goal for blood component collection to a donor via an... Agent:

20120038652 - Accepting motion-based character input on mobile computing devices: A mechanism for accepting motion-based character input on a mobile computing device. In order to input a character, a user uses the mobile computing device like a pen to write the character in the air. The mechanism detects the movement of the mobile computing device (e.g., through an on-board accelerometer),... Agent: Palm, Inc.

20120038653 - Device having a conductive light absorbing mask and method for fabricating same: A system and method for an optical component that masks non-active portions of a display and provides an electrical path for one or more display circuits. In one embodiment an optical device includes a substrate, a plurality of optical elements on the substrate, each optical element having an optical characteristic... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120038654 - Computer system and related graphics apparatus, display apparatus, and computer program product: A graphics apparatus is disclosed including: an input interface for receiving graphics commands from a computer host when detachably coupled with the computer host; an image processing circuit coupled with the input interface for generating image frames comprising graphics user interface, computer-generated icons, or texts according to the graphics commands;... Agent:

20120038655 - Image display device and method of changing edid information thereof: An image display device and method of changing extended display identification data (EDID) information includes a first storage unit which stores extended display identification data (EDID) information to be provided to the source providing device, a second storage unit which stores at least one version of the EDID information which... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd

20120038656 - Method for simulating image quality improvement of image display device and device therefor: The present invention relates to a method for simulating image quality improvement of an image display device, in which the image display device to be tested is made to display an optimized picture quality with a simplified process by applying simplified simulation program and device; and a device therefor. The... Agent:

20120038657 - Gpu texture tile detail control: Systems and associated methods for processing textures in a graphical processing unit (GPU) are disclosed. Textures may be managed on a per region (e.g., tile) basis, which allows efficient use of texture memory. Moreover, very large textures may be used. Techniques provide for both texture streaming, as well as sparse... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120038658 - Composition of digital images for perceptibility thereof: Teachings herein compose a digital image so that the image is perceptible on a viewing surface, such as a projection surface or a transparent screen. In doing so, the teachings advantageously recognize a digital image as consisting of one or more logical objects, like buttons of a user interface. Often,... Agent:

20120038659 - Image processing apparatus and storage medium storing image processing program: An image processing apparatus that includes a character recognition component, a determining component and a generating component is provided. The determining component determines, when document data is generated that contains first data representing the document and representing the entity in which the characters are mixed and second data containing character... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120038660 - Display apparatus and image correction method of the same: A display apparatus and an image correction method of the same are disclosed. The display apparatus includes a plurality of display panels; a sensing unit which senses a display characteristic of an image displayed on the display panels; and an image correction unit which generates non-uniformity correction data corresponding to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038661 - Method for visualization of transmission flow in a system, an operator terminal and a supervisory control system: A method for visualizing on a display unit of an operator terminal a transmission flow in a system. The method includes: retrieving a starting point and an end point of the transmission flow; generating a picture wherein a geometrical line from the starting point to the end point graphically represents... Agent:

20120038662 - Component and method for overlying information bearing hexagons on a map display: The disclosure relates to a computer implemented method and component defining a plurality of data structures, each data structure having a plurality of data elements. The method and component associate the plurality of data structures with a geographic area wherein each data structure of the plurality corresponds to its own... Agent: Root Wireless, Inc.

20120038663 - Composition of a digital image for display on a transparent screen: Teachings herein prepare a digital image for display on a substantially transparent screen. The teachings advantageously recognize that the perceptibility of the digital image on the screen will often depend on what is visible to a user through the screen, since that will effectively serve as the background of the... Agent:

20120038664 - Managing occluding objects in layouts of graphic objects: A user may position a graphic object in a layout and the computer automatically knocks out frames to accommodate it. In implementation, a panel or panel set also may allow occluded or overlapping frames to be knocked out automatically in response to a user positioning an object in the layout... Agent:

20120038666 - Method for capturing and displaying image data of an object: A method for detecting and displaying image data of at least one object with reference to a human or animal body is provided with the following method steps: detecting a spatial structure and position of the object through a physical space detection and generating image data of the object on... Agent: Rohde & Schwarz Gmbh & Co. Kg

20120038665 - Systems and methods for graphing user interactions through user generated content: A method for creating user generated content, comprises selecting content; placing a marker on the content; adding custom content to the marked content; and storing the content, marker and custom content as user generated content.... Agent: H8it Inc.

20120038667 - Replicating changes between corresponding objects: Embodiments of the invention generally relate to replicating changes between corresponding real objects and virtual objects in a virtual world. Embodiments of the invention may include receiving a request to generate a virtual item in a virtual world based on a real-world object, generating the virtual item, synchronizing the virtual... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120038670 - Apparatus and method for providing augmented reality information: An apparatus, system, and method for providing augmented reality (AR) information of a concealed object are disclosed. The method for providing AR information of a concealed object by a terminal connectable to a server via a wired and/or wireless communication network may include acquiring an image of a real environment;... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120038668 - Method for display information and mobile terminal using the same: A method for controlling information on a mobile terminal may be provided. The method may include displaying an image (at least one object) on a display of the mobile terminal, receiving information regarding movement of a pointer with respect to the displayed image on the display, obtaining augmented reality (AR)... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120038671 - User equipment and method for displaying augmented reality window: A user equipment to display an augmented reality (AR) window includes a display unit to display an image and AR windows corresponding to objects included in the image, and a control unit to determine an arrangement pattern of the AR windows by adjusting at least one of a size, a... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120038669 - User equipment, server, and method for selectively filtering augmented reality: An augmented reality filter selecting user equipment, includes a display unit display to display a real image including a target object and a plurality of filter icons, a user input unit to receive a user command, the user command including a selection of a target filter icon and a movement... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120038672 - Mobile device having projector module and method for outputting images in the mobile device: A mobile device and method for efficiently outputting images through a projector module are provided. The mobile device includes a projector module for outputting image frames that constitute image content, and a display unit for outputting a manipulation User Interface (UI) for manipulating the image content. The mobile device further... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120038673 - Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and method for displaying running direction of fibrous tissue: The second coordinate system is obtained preferably on the basis of the scanned cross-section, or on the basis of the eigenvector for the specified pixel in the image obtained by capturing images of the cross-section, or in accordance with the rotation angle of the coordinate system set by a coordinate... Agent: Hitachi Medical Corporation

20120038674 - Multi-touch user input based on multiple quick-point controllers: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving first input from a first quick-point controller in a keypad that comprises a plurality of keys; receiving second input from a second quick-point controller in the keypad; and rendering a multi-touch gesture on a display associated with the keypad based on the first... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120038675 - Assisted zoom: An apparatus includes a planar display defining an outward pointing normal vector and an inward pointing normal vector; sensor circuitry configured to sense an initial relative position of the planar display and configured to sense a change in relative position of the planar display; and zoom circuitry configured to zoom... Agent:

20120038677 - Information processing device and information processing method: A range having a predetermined width close to a display margin is defined in an image as a restriction area. When the display area enters the restriction area, the moving speed determination unit reduces the speed of moving the display area in accordance with the extent that the display area... Agent:

20120038676 - Method and apparatus for displaying: A display method for controlling a display state of an image regardless of a motion direction, includes displaying an image in a screen; and when an inward or outward motion having a center, is input onto the screen, the motion moving in a direction toward or away from the center,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038678 - Mobile terminal, display device and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal including a first display unit configured to display a first screen image; an interface unit configured to be connected to an external display device having a second display unit; and a controller configured to interface with the external display device to display a monitor window including a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120038679 - Mobile terminal, display device and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal including a first display unit configured to display a first screen image, an interface unit configured to be connected to an external display device having a second display unit, and a controller configured to interface with the external display device to display a monitor window including a... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120038680 - Information display device, moving distance display method and moving distance display program: Information display means displays information. Movement instruction detecting means detects an instruction to move the information displayed on the information display means. Number of moving regions calculating means calculates, based on the instruction, the number of moving regions, which is the amount of movement of the present invention displayed on... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120038681 - Touch screen: The present invention provides for a touch screen including control functionality through touch and movement of a digit of a user's hand over a defined path, and arranged to have the path selectively defined by the user's movement of a screen-engagement member and for example to define the location of... Agent:

20120038685 - Display device and display control device: A display device includes a display panel on which images are displayed and which includes a plurality of display regions; a plurality of driving units that display the images in the plurality of display regions; a displayable region detecting unit that detects a displayable region at a time of abnormality... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited

20120038684 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes: a plurality of pixels; an image data compensator for outputting compensated image data by controlling peak luminance of image data; and a data driver for transmitting the compensated image data to the plurality of pixels, wherein the image data compensator is configured to control luminance of... Agent:

20120038689 - Display device and illumination control method: According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a display device including: a video display unit; a housing configured to accommodate the video display unit; an illumination device provided in the housing; a power indicator provided on the housing and having a first state and a second... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120038688 - Display device, display system, and correction method: A control unit performs calibration when a determining unit determines that an absence condition of an operator is satisfied. Calibration is performed to a whole or part of brightness, a white point (gain), gamma (gradation), and primary colors (red, blue, and green colors). The control unit stores a correction amount... Agent: Eizo Nanao Corporation

20120038686 - Driving circuit for driving electronic paper: A driving circuit for driving electronic paper is provided, which includes a plurality of driving units. Each driving unit couples to display units of a row of the electronic paper through a data terminal for driving a display unit from a previous gray level to a target gray level during... Agent: Orise Technology Co., Ltd.

20120038687 - Driving method to neutralize grey level shift for electrophoretic displays: The present invention provides driving methods for a display having a binary color system of a first color and a second color, which methods can effectively neutralize the grey level shifts due to degradation of a display medium.... Agent:

20120038682 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display includes pixels coupled to scan lines, first control lines, second control lines, data lines, and first and second power sources. The organic light emitting display further includes a control line driver for providing a first control signal and a second control signal to the pixels... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120038683 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel capable of reducing leakage current (to display an image with desired brightness) is provided. The pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode (OLED) coupled to a second power source; a first transistor for controlling an amount of current that flows from a first power source to the second... Agent:

20120038692 - Electro-optic device and electronic apparatus: A signal supply circuit supplies, to a control line, a control signal which is set so as to have a precharge potential during a precharge period before start of a writing period and which is set so as to have a gray scale potential corresponding to a designated gray scale... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120038693 - High dynamic range projection system: Embodiments relate generally to computer-based image processing, and more particularly, to systems, computer-readable media, methods, integrated circuits, and apparatuses to facilitate operation of a projection system with relatively high dynamic range output by, among other things, providing subsets of light patterns along an optical path during respective first and second... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120038691 - Method of driving a light source and display apparatus for performing the method: A method of driving a light source, which comprises a first light-emitting module including first to k-th light source blocks and disposed at a first edge of a light guide plate, and a second light-emitting module including first to m-th light source blocks and disposed at a second edge of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120038690 - Stereoscopic image display and method for driving the same: A stereoscopic image display and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The stereoscopic image display includes a display panel that displays a 2D image data in a 2D mode and displays a 3D image data in a 3D mode, a backlight unit providing light to the display panel,... Agent:

20120038694 - Display device and display control method: Provided are a display device and a display control method capable of reducing a visually unpleasant sensation that is experienced by a user. This display device includes a display panel (1) which displays a video picture, a backlight unit (3) which is disposed on a back surface of the display... Agent:

  
02/09/2012 > 130 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120032872 - Dual view display system: A dual view display system that displays two different images in different directions using a single display device to alternately time-multiplex the images and two shutter devices operated in coordination with the time-multiplexing to alternately allow or block viewing of the alternating images.... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120032873 - Management apparatus, management system and management method: Disclosed is a management apparatus, which makes it possible to use an information viewing apparatus without considering the residual amount of the buttery, provided therein. The apparatus includes: a plurality of slots to support a plurality of information viewing apparatuses, each of which is activated by an electric power fed... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120032874 - Display apparatus assembly: A display apparatus assembly includes: a display apparatus; and a speed measuring device that measures a movement speed of the display apparatus, wherein the display apparatus includes a glass-type frame that is mounted on a head of an observer and two image displaying devices for left and right eyes that... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120032878 - Input apparatus using a conductive rubber member: A data input apparatus using a conductive rubber member is provided. The apparatus includes a conductive rubber member, to one end of which voltage is input and though the other end of which voltage reduced in proportion to the internal resistance and the length thereof is output; a voltage output... Agent:

20120032876 - Mega communication and media apparatus configured to provide faster data transmission speed and to generate electrical energy: Disclosed embodiments comprise communication apparatus operatively configured with CMOS multiple antennas disposed on a chip for boosting communication signals to and for enabling faster data transmission speed and to provide interactive user interface. The communication apparatus is further configured to convert sound waves, vibrations, solar energy, wind force and pressure... Agent:

20120032879 - Method, apparatus, and article for force feedback based on tension control and tracking through cables: A haptic device for human/computer interface includes a user interface tool coupled via cables to first, second, third, and fourth cable control units, each positioned at a vertex of a tetrahedron. Each of the cable control units includes a spool and an encoder configured to provide a signal corresponding to... Agent: Mimic Technologies, Inc.

20120032877 - Motion driven gestures for customization in augmented reality applications: A motion-driven user interface for mobile device-based augmented reality applications is described which provides a user with the ability to execute user interface input commands by physically manipulating the mobile device in space. The mobile device uses embedded sensors to identify the type and extent of the manipulation which cause... Agent: Xmg Studio

20120032875 - Scanned image projection system employing beam folding apparatus: An imaging system (100) includes one or more light sources (101,102,103) configured to produce one or more light beams (104,105,106). An additional light source (111) produces an additional light beam (112), which may be a non-visible light beam like an infrared beam. A spatial light modulator (107) is configured to... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20120032882 - Hands-free pointer system: The present invention describes a hands-free system for controlling the movement of a cursor on one or more display devices. A tracking device including a traceable marker and one or more accelerometers and gyroscopes are used to track position and acceleration of the marker relative to a target of interest.... Agent: London Health Sciences Centre Research Inc.

20120032881 - Method and device for processing signals from a pointing device: The invention relates to a pointing device and a method for processing signals from such a pointing device, said device comprising a base and an actuator movable with respect to the base, and a detector, said detector adapted for providing at least first and second positional signals indicating a position... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20120032880 - Pointing device and display apparatus having the same: A display apparatus including a pointing device which generates a light beam and projects the light beam on a screen; a camera which detects a trace of the light beam imaged on the screen; and an image processing unit which processes an image corresponding to the trace of the light... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032883 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse is connected to a host system and includes a mouse body, and a connecting unit, a function-key-inputting unit, a touch-screen module, and a control module assembled on the mouse body. The connecting unit connects the mouse body with the host system for signal communication. The function-key-inputting unit... Agent: Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120032884 - Wireless mouse: A wireless mouse includes a mouse body, a main body, a power switch, a connection portion fixed on the main body, and an elastic shell covering the main body. The main body includes a baseboard on the mouse body, a pressing element on a surface of the baseboard, and board... Agent: Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120032886 - Method for assisting user input to a device: A method for assisting user input to a device, comprising the steps of providing a user interface to retrieve a user input, providing a tactile interface layer that defines a surface and includes a volume of fluid and a displacement device that manipulates the volume of fluid to deform a... Agent:

20120032885 - Reversing actions: An apparatus and method for receiving a first user input performed on a user interface element; determining, in a first determination, that the first user input is of a first type; performing an action associated with the user interface element, in response to said first determination; receiving a second user... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120032887 - Touch keyboard and electronic device: A touch keyboard including a keyboard pattern and a touch module is provided. A sensing space is located in front of the keyboard pattern. The touch module is disposed at periphery of the keyboard pattern. The touch module includes a light-emitting element, a light guide unit, and an optical detector.... Agent: Young Lighting Technology Corporation

20120032889 - Hand-held electronic device: A hand-held electronic device with a keyboard, thumbwheel, display and associated software is optimized for use of the device with the thumbs. The associated software has a plurality of features to optimize efficient use of the limited keyboard space and encourage the use of the device by thumb-based data entry... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120032888 - Method and apparatus for enhancing keycap legend visibility in low light conditions: Techniques and apparatus to provide improved visibility to user input devices, such as keys, are disclosed. In low light conditions, keys can be difficult to distinguish. For example, often keys have legends on them to visually distinguish them from one another, but in low light conditions it can be difficult... Agent:

20120032890 - Method and handheld electronic device including first input component and second touch sensitive input component: A handheld electronic device includes a housing having a surface; a first input component having input members disposed external to the surface; a second touch sensitive input component disposed about the input members, the touch sensitive input component being separate and distinct from the input members and the first input... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120032891 - Device, method, and graphical user interface with enhanced touch targeting: An electronic device has a touch-sensitive display and one or more touch-sensitive surfaces that are distinct from the touch-sensitive display. The device displays one or more user interface objects on the touch-sensitive display, and detects one or more user contacts on the one or more touch-sensitive surfaces. While detecting the... Agent:

20120032901 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus includes: an image processor; a display unit; a remote controller which includes a touch input unit to detect motion of a user; a remote control signal receiver which receives a remote control signal from the remote controller corresponding to the motion of a user; and a controller... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032892 - Electronic device including actuator for providing tactile output: An electronic device includes a base, a membrane coupled to and spaced from the base, an actuator disposed between the base and the membrane, and spaced from the membrane when the actuator is not actuated, and a controller configured to control actuation of the actuator to cause the actuator to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120032906 - Foldable tactile display: The present invention relates to a foldable tactile display (1) and a method of operating it. The foldable tactile display comprises a plurality of actuators (2), one or more sensors (3-6), and a computing unit (7). The computing unit is able to control the plurality of actuators in response to... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120032905 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a display unit located on a front surface of a case. The information processing apparatus also includes a sensing unit located on a side surface of the case facing away from the display unit.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120032903 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a display section, a contact detection section which is provided on a surface at an opposite side of the display section, and an operation control section which decides, when a predetermined operation input is performed based on a detection result obtained by... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120032894 - Intelligent management for an electronic device: An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a first input device; a second input device capable of operating in a first operating mode; and a system management module in communication with the first input device and the second input device. The system management module is configured for switching... Agent:

20120032895 - Method for disambiguating multiple touches on a projection-scan touch sensor panel: A touch sensor panel is disclosed. The touch sensor panel includes a plurality of rows, at least one of the rows being a split row including a plurality of row subsections; and a plurality of columns, at least one of the columns being a split column including a plurality of... Agent:

20120032899 - Method for operating a motor vehicle having a touch screen: In a method for operating a motor vehicle having a display for displaying variable information, and a touch screen, situated above the display, for inputting commands by touching the touch screen, an operating element for operating a function of the motor vehicle is shown by the display, by touching the... Agent: Volkswagen Ag

20120032908 - Method for providing user interface (ui) to detect multipoint stroke and multimedia apparatus using the same: A method for providing a user interface (UI) and a multimedia apparatus using the same in which, if a multipoint stroke in which at least two strokes are concurrently input is detected on the touch screen, the touch screen performs a function corresponding to the multipoint stroke. A user can... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120032897 - Portable electronic device and method of detecting contact utilized thereby: In a method of detecting input for a portable electronic device, when a virtual keyboard is displayed on a display of a touch panel, an accelerometer detects orientation of the portable electronic device to adjust a contact area of each key of the virtual keyboard. The adjusted display of each... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20120032907 - Position input apparatus: As for a position input apparatus that, when a user applies a pressure to an operation area, determines a pressed position where the pressure is applied, the manufacturing cost of the position input apparatus is reduced. An operation plate is a flat plate having the operation area on one surface.... Agent:

20120032898 - Projected capacitive touch panel and fabrication method thereof: A projected capacitive touch panel and fabrication method thereof is provided. The method includes steps of: (a) providing a substrate; (b) forming a conductive layer on the first plane of the substrate, wherein the conductive layer has a first pattern and a second pattern; and (c) forming a conductive bridge... Agent: Arima Display Corporation

20120032896 - Self-service terminal and configurable screen therefor: A touch screen unit comprises a touch sensitive layer, a display and a processor. The processor is arranged to receive a signal indicative of a parallax error between a user's view of the touch sensitive layer and the user selectable objects displayed on the display and to correct for this... Agent:

20120032893 - System and method for dual-touch gesture classification in resistive touch screens: A system and method for classifying touches input into a four-wire resistive touch screen is presented. A voltage may be applied to electrodes in a layer making it the active layer. A first set of four voltages may be measured by a voltage sensing circuit from electrodes in the active... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.

20120032902 - Tablet personal computer transformer for portable communication device: The tablet computer transformer includes an external extension display. An extension interface is coupled to the extension display; an extension display is coupled to the control unit through the extension interface for displaying video or image from the portable communication device. It has to be noted that the portable communication... Agent:

20120032904 - Touch panel: Disclosed herein is a touch panel. The touch panel includes a transparent substrate and a plurality of transparent electrodes. The transparent electrodes are formed on one surface of the transparent substrate. Each of the transparent electrodes includes a touch part formed to have an identical width and a connection part... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120032900 - Transparent electroconductive laminate and transparent touch panel using the same: Provided is a transparent electroconductive laminate which can prevent the occurrence of Newton rings between two transparent electrode substrates constituting a transparent touch panel. Also provided is a transparent touch panel which comprises the transparent electroconductive laminate. A transparent electroconductive laminate (14, 15, 16) comprises a transparent organic polymer substrate... Agent: Teijin Limited

20120032916 - Capacitive touch member, manufacturing method therefor, and capacitive touch detection apparatus: [Solving Means] Produced is a capacitive touch member (10) including a film-like or plate-like support (1) that is formed of an insulating material and has a flexible shape or a stereoscopic shape, a detection electrode (2) that is arranged on at least a part of one surface of the support... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120032913 - Display apparatus and method for manufacturing parallax barrier touch board: A display apparatus and a method for manufacturing a parallax barrier touch board are disclosed. The display apparatus comprises a display panel and the parallax barrier touch board. The method for manufacturing the parallax barrier touch board comprises the following steps: forming a barrier layer on a substrate, wherein the... Agent: Hannstar Display Corporation

20120032911 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes a display panel, sensor circuits, and a detection circuit. Each sensor circuit senses at least two external signals different from each other and outputs a sensing signal. The detection circuit receives the sensing signal to detect a position to which the external signals are applied. Each... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032914 - Input device: According to one embodiment of the present invention, an input device comprises: a first main electrode extending in a first direction; and a plurality of first branching electrodes which extend in a second direction from the first main electrode, and which have mutually different surface areas depending on their position;... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20120032915 - Operating element for actuation by a user and operating element module: An operating element for actuation by a user includes, but is not limited to a movable element that can be actuated by a user and a sensor layer, which is situated below the movable element and implemented as a touchscreen, the sensor layer being implemented to establish an actuation of... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120032909 - Power saving touch electronic book: A power saving touch electronic book, operated by a stylus, including: a proximity sensing unit, used to output an enable signal by detecting the distance the stylus is away from it, wherein the enable signal is at a first level when the distance is not larger than a predetermined threshold,... Agent:

20120032910 - Touch panel and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is a touch panel, including: a transparent substrate; a transparent electrode made of a conductive polymer and formed on one surface of the transparent substrate; an anisotropic conductive adhesion layer formed on an edge of the transparent electrode; and an electrode formed on the anisotropic conductive adhesion layer... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120032917 - Touch panel, touch panel manufacturing method, and electronic apparatus: A touch panel of the present invention includes: a touch screen having one face to which touch operation is perforated by a user; a sensor substrate which is arranged so that it faces the other face of the touch screen; and a plurality of touch sensors in which a capacitance... Agent:

20120032918 - Touch screen apparatus: The invention provides a touch screen apparatus. The touch screen apparatus, applied to a touch panel, includes an indicating device and a processing module. The indicating device comprises a signal generating module and a conductive touch end, wherein the touch end touches the touch panel, and the signal generating module,... Agent:

20120032912 - Touch substrate and method of manufacturing the same: A touch substrate includes a base substrate, a first sensing element and a first variable voltage part. The first sensing element senses a first light and includes a first active pattern disposed on the base substrate, a first sensing source electrode disposed on the first active pattern, a first sensing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032925 - Handwriting input device: This handwriting input device is equipped with an object to be coated 101, a detection means 102, and a display means 103. The object to be coated 101 is transparent or translucent. When a letter or a figure is written or drawn with a coating material, the detection means 102... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120032923 - Infrared controlling device: An IR controlling device includes a display panel, a number of IR emitters, a number of IR receivers, and a receiving controller. The IR emitters and the IR receivers are staggered under the display panel, and facing the display panel. The IR emitters are to emit IR beams in sequence,... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120032926 - Input device: An input device includes a transparent display panel configured to display a graphical interface, an input plate disposed above the display panel and composed of a material that transmits the graphical interface and allows infrared light to propagate through the input plate, an infrared-emitting unit disposed in contact with the... Agent:

20120032920 - Optical plate structure for a touch panel, and touch display panel and touch liquid crystal display panel including the same: An optical plate structure for a touch panel includes an optical plate, at least a light source, and at least an optical camera. A light-emitting surface of the optical plate includes a plurality of micro-structure. The light source is disposed beside a vertical side of the optical plate and emits... Agent:

20120032921 - Optical touch system: An optical touch system includes a first light source, a second light source, a sensing module and a processing module. The lighting timing of the second light source differs with the lighting timing of the first light source by a phase. The sensing module is for capturing a sensing image... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.

20120032922 - Optical touch system: An optical touch system includes a substrate, at least one sensor, a processing unit and an analysis unit. The substrate has a touch region. The at least one sensor is used for capturing a full-size image of the touch region, wherein the full-size image includes a central region image near... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.

20120032919 - Resolution enhancement: A method of enhancing input imaging resolution includes sequentially blocking light from different portions of an object with a series of resolution-enhancing patterns displayed between the object and an image detector. The method further includes detecting light filtered by the series of resolution-enhancing patterns and integrating light detected while different... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120032924 - Touch screen apparatus: A touch screen apparatus includes a mirror part arranged on a side of a quadrilateral touch area, retroreflectors arranged on remaining three sides of the touch area, first and second light transmitting and receiving parts, each being disposed on each of two edges formed by one of the retroreflectors and... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120032927 - Touch panel: Disclosed herein is a touch panel. The touch panel 100 includes a transparent substrate 110 partitioned into an active region 113 and a bezel region 115 provided at the edges of the active region 113, a transparent electrode 120 formed in the active region 113, and a wiring electrode 130... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120032928 - Methods and devices for determining user input location using acoustic sensing elements: Methods and devices are provided for determining location of an input on a surface of a device using an acoustic sensing element. An exemplary method begins by determining an anticipated acoustic response resulting from an output generated by a component of the device at the acoustic sensing element. The method... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120032930 - Dual-view display device and display method thereof: A dual-view display device and a display method thereof are disclosed. The dual-view display device includes a backlight module, an optical film, a liquid crystal display panel, and a main control unit. The backlight module includes a light guide plate, a left light source, and a right light source. The... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120032931 - Dual-view display device and display method thereof: A dual-view display device and a display method thereof are disclosed. The dual-view display device includes a backlight module, an optical film, a liquid crystal display panel, and a main control unit. The backlight module includes a light guide plate, a left light source, and a right light source. The... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120032929 - Modular display: In general, embodiments of the present invention provide a modular display created from a plurality of individual displays. The modular display includes control circuitry that diffuses edge lines of the individual displays so that a single, continuous image can be displayed thereon without being obstructed by edge lines. In previous... Agent:

20120032932 - Signal driver and display device: Provided is a signal driver including: operational amplifier circuits; a voltage generating unit configured to generate voltage signals; and selecting units configured to select one of the voltage signals, and to output the selected voltage signal as a correction voltage signal to a corresponding one of the operational amplifier circuits,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120032933 - Electronic device having solar energy module: An electronic device includes a display and a housing configured to house the display. A solar energy module is arranged in the housing, and configured for converting light into electricity. A light guide member includes an optical film with a micro-structure, which guides light incident on the light guide member... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120032934 - Method and device for driving a bistable nematic dot-matrix liquid crystal display panel: Voltage consumption during flashing of a frame is suppressed. Under a state in which an image is written and held, when a waveform of low voltage at low frequency is applied to the whole surface of a bistable liquid crystal display panel, the liquid crystal molecules are inclined to some... Agent:

20120032937 - Display substrate and display apparatus having the same: A display substrate includes a base substrate including a display area and a peripheral area, a pixel disposed on the display area, wherein the pixel includes; a pixel transistor connected to a gate line and a data line which cross each other, and a pixel electrode connected to the pixel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032935 - Driving device of flat panel display and driving method thereof: A driving device and a driving method of a flat panel display are provided. The driving device includes a driving circuit, an output buffer and a buffer control module. The driving circuit outputs a pixel data during a valid data period, and an input terminal of the output buffer receives... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120032938 - Organic light-emitting display apparatus and method of providing power therein: An organic light-emitting display apparatus and method of providing power in the organic light-emitting display apparatus. The organic light-emitting display apparatus including an organic light-emitting panel, a power supplying unit for supplying a first power voltage and a second power voltage to the organic light-emitting panel, and a driver integrated... Agent:

20120032939 - Output circuit, data driver and display device: An output circuit includes a differential amplifier circuit, an output amplifier circuit, a control circuit. The third power supply voltage is intermediate between the first and second power supply voltages. The differential amplifier circuit includes, between the first and second power supplies, a differential input stage, first and second current... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120032936 - Plasma display and driving apparatus thereof: A plasma display is disclosed. In the plasma display, a first transistor for applying a low level voltage of a sustain pulse is connected to a high voltage terminal of a scanning circuit and a second transistor for applying a high level voltage of the sustain pulse is connected to... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120032940 - Display device: Noise on a current to be measured is removed. Horizontal power supply lines (PVDD) are arranged in a horizontal direction and supply a current to pixels in respective corresponding horizontal lines. A switch (8) connects a group of the horizontal power supply lines (PVDD) to a first power supply line... Agent:

20120032942 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method of the same: Provided is a liquid crystal display device having a pixel including a transistor and a liquid crystal element and a protection circuit electrically connected to one of a source and a drain of the transistor through a data line. The protection circuit includes a first terminal supplied with a first... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120032941 - Liquid crystal display device with low power consumption and method for driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes a timing controller and a charge-sharing circuit. The timing controller is configured to provide a plurality of input clock signals having duty cycle smaller than ⅓. The charge-sharing circuit is configured to allow charge-sharing to occur between a specific input clock signal and two... Agent:

20120032944 - Operational amplifier circuit, signal driver, display device, and offset voltage adjusting method: Provided is an operational amplifier circuit including a Rail-to-Rail differential amplifier including: first and second differential transistors forming a first differential pair; and third and fourth differential transistors forming a second differential pair, wherein each of the first and second differential transistors is an n-type MOS transistor, each of the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120032943 - Semiconductor device, and display device and electronic device utilizing the same: A semiconductor device having a normal function means is provided, in which the amplitude of an output signal is prevented from being decreased even when a digital circuit using transistors having one conductivity is employed. By turning OFF a diode-connected transistor 101, the gate terminal of a first transistor 102... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120032945 - Portable computing device and method of operation of same: A managed services platform and method of operation of same are described herein. The platform can include a device management service (DMS) server in which the DMS server can act as a gateway for communications with one or more computing devices, and the computing devices are associated with a first... Agent: Openpeak Inc.

20120032947 - 3d/2d multiprimary color image device and method for controlling the same: A 3D/2D multiprimary color image device is provided with an optical unit to direct one image to the left eye and another image to the right eye. Each color dot of the multiprimary color image device comprises at least two color sections controlled independently. To display a 3D image, one... Agent: Vp Assets Limited

20120032951 - Apparatus and method for rendering object in 3d graphic terminal: A method for rendering an object in a 3D graphic terminal includes constructing camera coordinates, based on vertex information of objects existing in a 3D space, and selecting one object in a left frustum and a right frustum, based on the constructed camera coordinates, wherein the left frustum is defined... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032954 - Apparatus and method for reproducing stereoscopic images, providing a user interface appropriate for a 3d image signal: The present invention provides a stereoscopic image reproducing apparatus which provides a user interface (UI) appropriate for a 3D image signal, comprising: a user interface generating unit which generates the user interface; a UI-scaling unit which scales the generated UI in accordance with the mode of the 3D image signal;... Agent:

20120032950 - Apparatus and method for synthesizing additional information while rendering object in 3d graphic-based terminal: An apparatus and a method synthesize additional information while rendering an object in a 3D-based terminal. A disparity of the additional information is determined with a value that is equal to a disparity of an object or greater than the disparity of the object by a predetermined value in a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032956 - Applications with integrated capture: Embodiments include a system for integrating capture software functionality into other software applications including computer aided design (CAD) application, search application, database management application, email applications, network publishing applications, collaboration applications, copying and facsimile applications, manufacturing applications and similar programs. A user may utilize any of these applications to initiate... Agent: Nextpat Limited

20120032953 - Automated contrast enhancement for contouring: A system and method for automatic contrast enhancement for contouring. The system and method including displaying a volumetric image slice to be analyzed, receiving a delineation of a target anatomic structure in the volumetric image slice, identifying a region of interest based upon an area being delineated in the volumetric... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120032957 - Data processing unit with multi-graphic controller and method for processing data using the same: A data processing apparatus including a first graphic controller configured to process a first image, the first image being one of a first still, moving and three dimensional (3D) image; a second graphic controller configured to process a second image, the second image being one of a second still, moving... Agent:

20120032955 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: A configuration is realized which enables data not displayed on a display section to be always observed as a virtual object. A configuration is realized with which, in various kinds of display apparatus such as a PC and a portable telephone having a display section, non-displayed data that extends off... Agent:

20120032946 - New calibration procedures for three-dimensional digital image correlation: The present invention discloses new calibration procedures for three-dimensional digital image correlation (3D-DIC) method comprising steps: providing a 3D-DIC system: arranging an object at a focus of a first image capture device and a second image capture device, and using a light source device to uniformly project light on the... Agent:

20120032949 - Stereoscopic image display and method for driving the same: A stereoscopic image display includes a display panel, an active black stripe controller, which analyzes an information of a 3D depth between left eye image data and right eye image data, obtains a 3D depth value, compares the 3D depth value with a predetermined threshold value, and assigns data copied... Agent:

20120032948 - System and method for processing video images for camera recreation: Embodiments use point clouds to recreate a camera. The point cloud of the object may be formed from analysis of two dimensional images taken by the camera. Once the virtual camera has been formed, the camera may be used in the process of generating stereoscopic three dimensional images of the... Agent: Conversion Works, Inc.

20120032952 - System, apparatus, and method for displaying 3-dimensional image and location tracking device: A system, apparatus, and method for displaying a 3D image and a location tracking device are provided. A location tracking unit receives an image frame acquired by capturing an image of a user, detects a location of the user using the received image frame, calculates a movement velocity of the... Agent:

20120032958 - 3-d model view manipulation apparatus: A 3-D view manipulation apparatus surrounds a 3-D model displayed on a display device, and allows a user to manipulate the view of the model by manipulating the apparatus, without having to divert the user's view from the model. The apparatus is transparent or semi-transparent, such that all of its... Agent: Intergraph Technologies Company

20120032959 - Resection simulation apparatus: This resection simulation apparatus comprises a tomographic image information acquisition section (6), a memory (9) that is connected to this tomographic image information acquisition section (6), a volume rendering computer (13) that is connected to this memory (9), a display (2) that displays the computation result of this volume rendering... Agent:

20120032960 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes: an image obtaining section obtaining an input image; a first image processing section generating a predetermined quality image resulting from rendering the input image in high image quality using a predetermined image processing parameter; a display section displaying the predetermined quality image; a characteristic region... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120032961 - Rating tool: A table having a plurality of records is displayed, each of the records including at least an identifier for an entity, and at least two fields that each include a mechanism for indicating a score of a component in a rating for the entity. Input is received relating to more... Agent:

20120032962 - Polyline vertex reduction: Data is received that describes a polyline having a first endpoint, a second endpoint, and a plurality of intermediate vertices, each of the intermediate vertices lying between the first endpoint and the second endpoint. An estimation line segment is drawn between the first endpoint and the second endpoint. An intermediate... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120032963 - Display apparatus and frame to accommodate display panel: A display apparatus including: a frame to accommodate a display panel, is provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel which displays an image based on an image signal; a main frame which includes a first frame supporting a front side of the display panel and a second frame supporting... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032964 - Apparatus and method for selectable hardware accelerators: A method and apparatus employing selectable hardware accelerators in a data driven architecture are described. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a plurality of processing elements (PEs). A plurality of hardware accelerators are coupled to a selection unit. A register is coupled to the selection unit and the plurality of... Agent:

20120032965 - 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:

20120032966 - Semiconductor device: The present invention intends to realize a narrow frame of a system on panel. In addition to this, a system mounted on a panel is intended to make higher and more versatile in the functionality. In the invention, on a panel on which a pixel portion (including a liquid crystal... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120032967 - Methods, systems, and data structures for generating a rasterizer: Methods, systems and data structures produce a rasterizer. A graphical state is detected on a machine architecture. The graphical state is used for assembling a shell rasterizer. The machine architecture is used for selecting replacement logic that replaces portions of shell logic in the shell rasterizer. The machine architecture is... Agent:

20120032968 - Component specific image modification using natural language color: Embodiments described herein include a component specific natural language color unit for modifying colors of image components in an image using component specific natural language commands. The CSNLC unit can receive a component specific natural language color command for a color modification of an input image. The component specific natural... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120032969 - Multi-display system: A multi-display system includes a test pattern display controller that causes a test pattern to be displayed in a predetermined display region on a periphery of an LCD module of each image display device, an optical transmitting unit that constitutes a plurality of transmission channels each capable of transmitting an... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120032970 - Setting the white balance of a video frame: Disclosed is a method for setting the white balance of a video frame. The frame is first divided into sub-regions. Those sub-regions determined to be possibly dominantly monochromatic are eliminated from consideration, and the white balance is set by adjusting the color gain of the frame, the adjusting based on... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120032971 - Electronic color and luminance modification: Systems and methods for transforming and displaying a video signal on a display are provided with any number of features. In some embodiments, system is configured to receive a first set of input signals in a controller. The system can determine in the controller a first set of luminances and... Agent:

20120032972 - Mobile terminal providing lighting and highlighting functions and control method thereof: A mobile terminal of an embodiment including a first display unit having a light-transmissive light emitting element and a second display unit overlaid on the first display unit, and a corresponding control method, the method including: displaying contents on the second display unit; and controlling display characteristics of a first... Agent:

20120032973 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: According to one aspect of the invention, an image processing apparatus includes: a lowpass filter generation unit configured to generate a lowpass filter corresponding to gonio-spectral reflection characteristics; a map generation unit configured to perform filter processing on intensity distribution of observation illumination in order to generate a map indicating... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120032975 - Location stamping and logging of electronic events and habitat generation: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for the detection, location stamping, and logging of electronic events and subsequent generation of habitat information. According to implementations, electronic events are detected and location stamped. Associated descriptions and other data corresponding to the electronic events is retrieved and stored along with the geographic... Agent:

20120032974 - Method and apparatus for map panning recall: Example embodiments of the present invention relate to computer-based map pan recall. A computer-based map panning with recall apparatus includes a display, a panning module, and a pan recall module. The display displays a first location of a moving object on a map. The panning module transitions display of the... Agent:

20120032976 - Image display device, image display system, and image display method: An image display device refers to a database, in which at least one image frame to be displayed on a display unit and configuration information representing at least one drawn image to be superimposedly drawn on the at least one image frame are registered to be associated with each other,... Agent:

20120032977 - Apparatus and method for augmented reality: Disclosed is a method for augmented reality. A real world image including a marker is generated, the marker is detected from the real world image, an object image corresponding to the detected marker is combined with the real world image, and the combined image is displayed.... Agent: Bizmodeline Co., Ltd.

20120032978 - Projector array for multiple images: A centralization point in a projection area is designated. The projection area is on a projection surface onto which images are projected by a projector array, which includes a plurality of projectors. A first image is projected in a first maximum area rectangle at a first aspect ratio of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120032979 - Method and system for adjusting display content: Methods and systems are provided for detecting a grip event on a touchscreen display and adjusting the displayed content based on the location of the grip event. The content that is covered by a grip event is identified and moved out from under the grip event by adjusting the displayed... Agent:

20120032980 - Image display device, portable device with photography function, image display method and computer readable medium: An image display device including a display that displays an image according to a piece of photography image data on a display screen based on plural pieces of photography image data stored in a storage unit, so as to display another image that includes photography attitude angle information that represents... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120032981 - Electronic book with configurable display panels: An electronic book capable of being configured of multiple display panels. Display panels having two-sided hinging capabilities—right and left sides of housing, wherein a user can add multiple display panels and hinge them together in various configurations. The display panels can be of various sizes and shapes, and are foldable... Agent:

20120032982 - Manipulation of graphical objects: Methods of manipulating graphical objects are described. One or more graphical objects are displayed in a fixed orientation with reference to a sensed reference direction. Manipulation is achieved by fixing the orientation or position of a displayed graphical object with reference to an apparatus, such as the display itself or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120032984 - Data browsing systems and methods with at least one sensor, and computer program products thereof: The present invention provides an embodiment of a data browsing system with at least one sensor, which is applied to an electronic device and includes a storage unit, a display unit, at least one sensor and a processing unit. The storage unit stores a plurality of data contents. The display... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20120032983 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An apparatus and method provide logic for formatting electronic content. In one implementation, an apparatus includes a generation unit configured to generate a signal for displaying content to a user on a display screen, and a receiving unit configured to receive information associated with a selection by the user of... Agent:

20120032985 - Supervisory control system, method and computer program products: A supervisory control system includes a display unit for displaying an overview picture including at least one object. The supervisory control system further includes a display view displaying in an integrated manner the overview picture including overview information and a detailed information view including detailed information. A corresponding method and... Agent:

20120032986 - System and method for resizing images prior to upload: A system and method of resizing an image on a mobile communication device prior to transmitting to an online image repository is disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment, the method comprises: determining a size of an original image; determining whether there are any default file sizes to which the original... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120032987 - Distinguishing superimposed links to a node by spreading connection points of links to node according to coordinates of bend point or opposite end point of links: A method, system and computer program product for distinguishing superimposed links to a node in a drawing area. Links connected to a side of a node involved in an editing interaction are identified. The order of the identified links to be connected to the side of the node is determined... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120032988 - Display control apparatus that displays list of images onto display unit, display control method, and storage medium storing control program therefor: A display control apparatus that is capable of searching for a desired image from massive images listed by scrolling on a display unit. The display control apparatus controls a display unit to display a list of images. A display control unit controls so that the images are displayed in a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120032995 - Apparatus and method for generating gray-scale voltage, and organic electroluminescent display device: An apparatus and method for performing natural luminance adjustment by adjusting voltage levels of gray-scale voltages of a display device through a plurality of steps and determining gray-scale voltage levels of intermediate luminance levels using predetermined data when a luminance level of the display device is adjusted.... Agent:

20120032997 - Backlight unit and 2d and 3d image display system: A backlight unit and a two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) image display system including the same. The backlight unit includes a first light guide plate and a second light guide plate, wherein the first light guide plate includes a plurality of first diffusion units that are aligned to be spaced... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032993 - Display apparatus and method for driving display applying the same: A display apparatus and a method for driving display thereof are provided. The display apparatus drives an upper backlight unit and a lower backlight unit so that a first time period during which both the upper backlight unit and the lower backlight unit are simultaneously turned on exceeds half of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120032990 - Display apparatus, display contorl module: A display device and a display controlling module are provided. The display controlling module includes a data analyzing unit, an interference data storage unit and a data adjustment unit. The data analyzing unit receives a plurality of display data of a corresponding frame, analyzes the display data to obtain a... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120032989 - Display control method: A display controlling method is provided. The display controlling method includes following steps. A plurality of display data of a frame is received. The display data is analyzed to obtain a plurality of grayscale distributions corresponding to the display regions. According to the grayscale distributions, a backlight controlling signal for... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120032998 - Display device and method for driving the same: The present invention relates a display device and a method for driving the same which can improve a picture quality. The display device can include a histogram generation/analysis unit for analyzing image data, generating a histogram of the image data to each of the frames, and analyzing the histograms, a... Agent:

20120032996 - Driving method of liquid crystal display device: In the first range of a screen, an image signal is input to a plurality of pixels arranged in the first region, and next an image signal is input to a plurality of pixels arranged in the second region that is adjacent to one side of the first region, and... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120032992 - Electro phoretic display and driving method thereof: An exemplary embodiment provides an electro phoretic display that includes a lower substrate, a first pixel electrode on the lower substrate, an electronic ink layer on the first pixel electrode. The electro phoretic display further includes a common electrode on the electronic ink layer, a liquid crystal layer implementing a... Agent:

20120032991 - Organic light emitting diode driver: There is provided an organic light emitting diode driver being capable of compensating for pixel deterioration in real time during the driving of pixels by selectively compensating pixels, requiring compensation, for the deterioration thereof. The organic light emitting diode driver includes a converting unit converting input data into compensation data... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120032999 - Thin displays having spatially variable backlights: A display has a light source layer having control inputs for controlling the light source layer to emit light such that the light output varies smoothly with position in a manner determined by the control inputs. An LCD panel or other spatial light modulator modulates light from the light source... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120032994 - Wide temperature-range smectic liquid crystal materials: A method of making a wide temperature-range smectic liquid crystal material comprises taking a wide temperature-range nematic mixture and doping this with a mesogenic silicon-containing material. Aspects of the invention provide wide temperature-range smectic materials and devices using the smectic materials.... Agent: Cambridge Enterprise Limited

20120033000 - Displaying apparatus: To achieve both suppression of a flicker and high moving image performance, there is provided a displaying apparatus which comprises plural pixels each including a light-emitting element and a driving transistor for supplying a current to the light-emitting element according to gradation display data, a data line, and a light... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120033001 - Display device: A display device includes a first display panel facing a second display panel with a liquid crystal layer between them. The first display panel has a first gate line, a second gate line spaced apart from the first gate line, a first and second storage lines both spaced apart from... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

  
02/02/2012 > 148 patent applications in 49 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20120026069 - Mobile terminal device, and control program and multiple display screen control method therefor: A mobile terminal device comprises: a first main display unit that has a first display screen; a second main display unit that has a second display screen which can display equivalent to the first display screen, the second main display unit being connected so as to be capable of being... Agent:

20120026070 - Projection display apparatus: A projection display apparatus displays an image on a projection surface in cooperation with a second projection display apparatus. The projection display apparatus includes: a detection unit that detects the position of the second projection display apparatus; and a switching unit that performs switching between a stack display mode and... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120026071 - Portable augmented-reality head-up display device: A portable optical device (104) for transmitting an image to the eye (6) of an observer, includes: a display (1) disposed on the same side of the observer's head (7) as the eye, so as to emit the image in front of the observer's head; an ocular dioptric surface (3);... Agent: Laster

20120026072 - Active device array substrate, display panel and repair method: A display panel, a repair method, and an active device array substrate including a substrate, first and second signal lines, active devices, pixel electrodes, a bus line, and a switch device are provided. The bus line and the switch device are disposed outside a display region of the active device... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120026073 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display device has a plasma display panel (PDP), a first driver circuit, and a first flexible cable. The PDP has a first plate on which a plurality of first and second electrodes extending in a first direction are provided and a second plate facing the first plate via... Agent:

20120026074 - Display device and organic light emitting diode display: A display device includes: a display substrate; a display unit formed on the display substrate and a sealing substrate affixed to the display substrate by an adhering layer that surrounds the display unit. The sealing substrate includes a composite member including a resin and a plurality of carbon fibers and... Agent:

20120026075 - Apparatus and method for creating a crowd-based visual display with pixels that move independently: The present invention provides a light-emitting apparatus and a method by which a crowd-based display is created wherein each light-emitting apparatus represents one of many independently moving pixels in the crowd-based display. This invention also provides methods, both internal and external to the light-emitting apparatus, by which the visual display... Agent:

20120026076 - Liquid crystal display panel and method for repairing signal line thereof: A display panel and a method for repairing signal lines thereof are disclosed. The display panel includes at least one shorting bar, switches, and auxiliary repair lines. The switches are electrically coupled respectively to signal lines and the at least one shorting bar. Both ends of each of the auxiliary... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120026082 - Display device: In order to maintain a high visual image quality and save power, a display device includes: R sub-pixels, G sub-pixels, B sub-pixels, and W sub-pixels; and a human detection sensor (12) for detecting whether or not a person is present within a predetermined range. A use rate of the W... Agent:

20120026080 - Electronic device and unlocking method thereof: An electronic device and a method enables an unlock operation of the electronic device. When the electronic device in a lock state is moved for the unlock operation, the electronic device receives a three-axis acceleration vector of the electronic device from an accelerometer. The electronic device analyzes three movement directions... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20120026085 - Image contrast enhancement in depth sensor: Embodiments related to the enhancement of contrast in an image pattern in a structured light depth sensor are disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides, in a structured light depth sensor system comprising a structured light depth sensor, a method comprising projecting a light pattern onto an object, detecting via... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120026078 - Interactive projector device: An interactive device includes a first sensor, a first button, an accelerometer, a processor, and a transmitter. The first sensor is configured to receive coordinate information from a coordinate projection of a projector. The first button is configured to transmit an erase signal when the first button is pressed. The... Agent: Dell Products, Lp

20120026083 - Interface apparatus and method for controlling a device: A specific site of a user's body is detected from an input image, it is detected on the basis of a moving speed and a moving direction of the specific site whether the specific site makes a feeding motion in which the specific site moves in any direction, and when... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120026077 - Mapping trackpad operations to touchscreen events: In general, this disclosure describes techniques for mapping trackpad interactions and operations to touchscreen events without the use of a touchscreen user interface. In one example, a method includes receiving, via a trackpad device coupled to a computing device, touch-based input comprising one or more gestures, wherein the trackpad device... Agent: Google Inc.

20120026084 - Signaling device position determination: A system and method for providing user input to a device. A system includes a light source, a user positioned signaling device, an image capture device, and an image processor. The user positioned signaling device includes a retroreflective structure and a polarization retarder. The image capture device captures images of... Agent:

20120026081 - System and method for using paper as an interface to computer applications: A system and method for using paper to interface with handwritten annotations and/or pre-defined templates with one or more computer applications is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes imaging content in the paper including pre-defined handwritten commands, associated syntax, one or more computer application identifiers and pointed data which... Agent:

20120026079 - Using a display abstraction to control a display: The disclosed embodiments relate to a system for controlling a display. This system includes a generic display-control interface which facilitates controlling the display, and a pluggable display-control module including code that implements a standardized set of display-control commands. The system also includes a plug-in framework that houses the pluggable display-control... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120026086 - Electronic reading apparatus and input method thereof: An electronic reading apparatus comprises an input unit receiving input operations, a detect unit detecting and capturing images reflected by the input unit and a processing unit configured to receive the images to generate interruption signals; determine whether the number of the interruption signals reaches a pre-determined value in a... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120026087 - Movable operation plate module and electronic device with the same: An electronic device with a moveable operation plate is provided. The electronic device includes a body, an operation plate and a sensing module. The body includes a disposing portion. The operation plate is moveably disposed on the body and electrically connected with the body. The sensing module is disposed on... Agent:

20120026088 - Handheld device with projected user interface and interactive image: Systems and methods for a device with a user interactive image projector disposed in a distal end of the device from the user are described. In one aspect, the device is operatively configured to project at least a portion of a user interactive image on a projection surface separate from... Agent: T-mobile Usa, Inc.

20120026089 - Center device: To provide a center device for accommodating a variety of situations which may occur when a home-use game machine, or the like, is used, in which a plurality of users use their own controller devices such as an input device. A center device communicates between a plurality of controller devices,... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120026091 - Pen-type mouse: A pen-type mouse includes a shoe that is movable with respect to a flat surface, an elongated body, and a joint connecting the shoe and the body such that the body is at least partially rotatable with respect to the shoe about a first axis that is generally parallel to... Agent:

20120026090 - Scrolling inertia: A computer mouse notifies a mouse driver whenever a scroll event occurs as a result of rotation of a scroll wheel. In response to receiving a notification of a scroll event, the mouse driver adjusts a stored value that represents inertia calculated based on elapsed time between scroll events. The... Agent:

20120026092 - Touch mouse operation method: Used in a touch mouse having housed in a touch mouse for transmitting a control signal to a computer for cursor control, the touch mouse having a touch-control circuit board bonded to the inner surface thereof, the touch-control circuit board comprising two deepest main notches and at least one sub-notch... Agent:

20120026093 - Optical navigation device and use thereof: The invention relates to an optical navigation device based on production on wafer scale, in which both the illumination path and the imaging lens system are integrated on a common carrier structure. The optical navigation devices according to the invention are used for controlling a cursor on an image output... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120026095 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a display panel unit and a top plate. The display panel unit has a first surface with a display screen and a second surface opposed to the first surface. The top plate has a third surface in contact with the second surface, a fourth surface... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120026096 - Keyboard apparatus integrated with combined touch input module: A keyboard apparatus integrated with a combined touch input module is disclosed. The combined touch input module having a touchpad module and a tablet module conducts a handwriting mode and a cursor mode for the keyboard apparatus. According to one of the embodiments, a keyboard controller for processing and transferring... Agent: Adesco Inc.

20120026094 - Keyboard assembly and portable electronic device: A keyboard assembly includes a keyboard disposed inside a sunken part of a housing of a portable computer, a magnetic metal component combined with the housing, and a magnetic component connected to the keyboard for attracting the magnetic metal component so as to fix the keyboard inside the sunken part... Agent:

20120026108 - Apparatus and method for displaying information: According to one embodiment, an information display apparatus includes a display unit, a storage unit, a view point calculation unit, a region estimation unit, and an extraction unit. A scene surrounding the display unit is visible through the display unit. The storage unit is configured to store a location and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120026114 - Apparatus and method for providing feedback on user input: An apparatus for providing feedback on a user input and a method of providing the same are provided. The apparatus includes: a user input receiver which receives a user input; a signal generator which generates a composite signal including at least one of a sound signal and a vibration signal;... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120026115 - Character input device and portable device: A character input device according to the present invention includes a control portion. When users' finger or a touch panel operating portion slides on a touch panel with the users' finger or the touch panel operating portion being in contact with the touch panel, one of data items in a... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20120026117 - Device and method of controlling a computer using centroids: A computer control system and a method of controlling a computer are disclosed. One such system includes an area-array sensor and a processor. The processor may have a navigation mode, and when set to this mode, the processor is configured to execute certain tasks. Those tasks may include acquiring a... Agent: Ultra-scan Corporation

20120026100 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for aligning and distributing objects: At a multifunction device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface, a plurality of objects are displayed on the display. The device detects a first contact on the touch-sensitive surface. While detecting the first contact, the device detects a first gesture that includes movement of a second contact and a... Agent:

20120026101 - Electric paper associated with touch panel: Disclosed herein is an electronic paper associated with a touch panel. The electronic paper 100 associated with a touch panel according to the present embodiment includes an electronic ink 110 provided between an upper substrate 128 and a lower substrate 135, an upper electrode 120 provided on a bottom surface... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120026102 - Electronic apparatus and method of fabricating the same: A method of fabricating an electronic apparatus having an active region and a peripheral region surrounding the active region is described. A first main device and a second main device are provided. An optical clear liquid adhesive (OCLA) is applied between the first main device and the second main device... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120026110 - Electronic apparatus, processing method, and program: An electronic apparatus includes a casing, a movement detection sensor that detects a movement of the casing, an input unit having an input operation surface, a pressing force detection sensor that detects a pressing force applied to the input unit through the input operation surface, and a control unit. The... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120026105 - Electronic device and method thereof for transmitting data: An electronic device includes a touch screen, a storage unit storing a plurality of electronic files and relationships between display contacts and functions, and a processing unit. The touch screen produces contact signals in response to user's display contacts. The processing unit detects the user's display contacts according to the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120026106 - Electronic paper display: Disclosed herein is an electronic paper display. The electronic paper display includes an electronic paper panel, a light guide structure, and a light source. The light guide structure is disposed over the electronic paper panel for reflecting and scattering light. The light source that is disposed on one lateral side... Agent: Wistron Corp.

20120026099 - Fabrication of touch sensor panel using laser ablation: Fabrication of a touch sensor panel using laser ablation is disclosed. The fabricated touch sensor panel can have its touch sensors formed from conductive layers disposed on a surface such as an undersurface of the panel's cover substrate. A fabrication method can include ablating a first conductive layer to define... Agent:

20120026120 - Force sensor integrated cable module and and pressure sensitive touch screen: The present invention is directed to an integrated cable module for force sensors adaptable to a pressure-sensitive touch panel. The module includes an integrated cable and a cable frame. Specifically, the integrated cable has signal lines for transferring sense signals of the force sensors. The integrated cable has a number... Agent:

20120026112 - Image display apparatus and method thereof: Provided are a stereographic image display apparatus and a manufacturing method thereof. The stereographic image display apparatus includes an image display unit and a touch sensing unit which is positioned on the image display unit and is configured to interpose a lens array between a first transparent electrode layer and... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120026116 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes a display device configured to display an image, a touch area detector configured to detect a touched area of the image displayed by the display unit, and a processor configured to change a tone of the touched area of the image.... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120026111 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program: The present disclosure provides an information processing apparatus including, a detection unit configured to detect the position of an operating body relative to a display surface of a display unit displaying an object group made up of a plurality of objects each being related to a content, and a display... Agent:

20120026113 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: A method is provided for controlling devices. The method includes detecting an operating member placed in proximity to a display device. The method further includes changing a display formation of a plurality of objects displayed on the display device based on the detected operating member, and displaying the objects on... Agent:

20120026118 - Mapping trackpad operations to touchscreen events: In general, this disclosure describes techniques for mapping trackpad interactions and operations to touchscreen events without the use of a touchscreen user interface. In one example, a method includes receiving, via a trackpad device coupled to a computing device, touch-based input comprising one or more gestures, wherein the trackpad device... Agent: Google Inc.

20120026109 - Mobile terminal device, method of controlling mobile terminal device, and storage medium: A mobile terminal device includes: a touch panel in which one of a plurality of segment areas is adjacent to the other segment areas different in at least three directions; a pattern storing unit that associates and stores any of functions of the mobile terminal device with a registered pattern... Agent:

20120026098 - Portable electronic device having tabletop mode: A portable electronic device for facilitating user input, the portable electronic device having a display screen on a front face thereof, a side edge substantially orthogonal to the front face, and a side input button located on the side edge having an associated input function. When a predetermined trigger condition... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120026097 - Reconfiguring remote control behavior: Aspects of the disclosure relate to a remote control which may include one or more buttons configured to provide input to the remote control upon being activated, a transmitter for transmitting data, a receiver for receiving data, a processor and memory storing computer executable instructions that, when executed, cause the... Agent: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC

20120026119 - Systems and methods for remote patient monitoring: A system includes a local patient monitor and a plurality of remote patient monitors. The local patient monitor may display a plurality of physiological parameters for a local patient. The local patient monitor may further display a remote monitoring interface with the local patient's physiological parameters. The remote monitoring interface... Agent: Mindray Ds Usa, Inc.

20120026107 - Touch screen panel and display device having the same: Disclosed is a touch screen panel that can easily implement various colors along edges of the touch screen panel. A touch screen panel according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a transparent substrate; conductive sensing cells formed in a touch active region on one side of the transparent... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120026104 - Track compensation methods and systems for touch-sensitive input devices: Track compensation methods and systems for touch-sensitive input devices are provided. First, a track corresponding to an input tool on a touch-sensitive device of an electronic device is detected. At least one motion attitude information corresponding to the touch-sensitive device is obtained. Then, the track is compensated for according to... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120026103 - Vibration generator and electronic device including the same: Disclosed are a vibration generator, which can increase the vibration force of a vibration plate by additionally applying the mass of a mass body to the vibration plate, and an electronic device including the same. The vibration generator includes at least one piezoelectric element mounted inside the case and subjected... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120026133 - Antenna including elements of an inductive touch screen and communication device for use therewith: An antenna includes an antenna section and a ground plane. The ground plane includes a plurality of inductors that provide a high impedance at the operating frequency of the antenna. The plurality of inductors are implemented via a plurality of inductive elements of an inductive touch screen.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20120026126 - Capacitive touch screen: Disclosed herein is a capacitive touch screen, including: a base member; a plurality of electrode patterns formed on one surface of the base member and made of a conductive polymer; and electrode wirings connected to the electrode patterns and sensing a change in capacitance, wherein a color of the base... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120026129 - Communication device and communication system: A communication device includes an electrode, a communication unit configured to process a communication signal that is transmitted from/received by the electrode, and a control unit configured to control a communication operation in the electrode and the communication unit depending on a communication state.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120026123 - Compensation for capacitance change in touch sensing device: This relates to compensation for undesirable capacitance changes in a touch sensing device, where the capacitance changes are not indicative of a touch at the device. The touch sensing device can include a touch sensor panel having touch sensors for sensing a touch at the panel, a flexible circuit for... Agent:

20120026128 - Display system having a capacitive touch panel and manufacturing methods of the same: A display system having a capacitive touch panel is described. The capacitive touch panel includes an electrode circuit formed on a substrate. The electrode circuit has a first electrode including a plurality of first conducting patterns and a second electrode including a plurality of second conducting patterns. The first conducting... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120026132 - Integrated in-plane switching: This relates to adding multi-touch functionality to a display without the need of a separate multi-touch panel or layer overlaying the display. Instead, embodiments of the invention can advantageously utilize existing display circuitry to provide multi-touch functionality while adding relatively little circuitry that is specific to the multi-touch functionality. Thus,... Agent:

20120026130 - Linearity improvement of a capacitive touch pad: A capacitive touchpad includes a first trace established by a string of first rhombic sensing cells successively in a first direction and a plurality of singular second rhombic sensing cells branched in a second direction from the string of first rhombic sensing cells, and a second trace established by a... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation

20120026131 - Reducing noise susceptibility in a mutual capacitance touchpad through axis swapping: A system and method for reducing noise on a touchpad that uses mutual capacitance on an X axis and Y axis grid of transverse electrodes that function as stimulus or drive electrodes on one axis and function as inputs or sense electrodes on a different axis, wherein there is significant... Agent:

20120026121 - Sensor device and method for grip and proximity detection: An electrical hand-held device is provided with improved proximity detection, which can be placed on a surface and has at least one transmission electrode, at least one reception electrode and at least one compensation electrode arranged between transmission electrode and reception electrode. The transmission electrode and the compensation electrode can... Agent:

20120026127 - Stylus pen for capacitive type touch panel: A stylus pen for a capacitive touch screen that allows delicate input. The stylus pen for the capacitive touch panel includes: a pen having a body extending longitudinally and an input portion positioned at one end of the body to provide touch input to the capacitive type touch panel, wherein... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120026125 - Touch panel: A touch panel, operated by a magnetic stylus, including: a display panel, having a display plane and an interface plane, the interface plane underlying the display plane; and a sensing assembly, underlying the display panel, having a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer, and a plurality of insulating spacers,... Agent:

20120026124 - Touch screen rendering system and method of operation thereof: A touch-screen display apparatus, the apparatus may include first and second sheets having opposed major surfaces and a size and shape defined by a periphery. The periphery may be defined by opposed ends and opposed edges. The first and second sheets may each have a conductive pattern including a pair... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120026122 - Touch sensitive screen configurations: Examples of arrangements of electrodes on a touch sensitive screen provide one or more advantages, such as reduced cross coupling, for example, when a person is using both thumbs or several fingers at substantially the same time to control the touch screen.... Agent: Qrg Limited

20120026134 - Unified input and display system and method: A unified input and display system and method for enabling sensing interferences made by a user (such as touch or hovering) using multiple interference techniques and instruments. One system comprises: a touch screen that enables emitting and guiding light to enable a user to input drawings by physically interfering the... Agent:

20120026135 - Methods and devices for determining user input location based on device support configuration: Methods and devices are provided for determining location of an input on a surface of a device using a plurality of acoustic sensing elements. An exemplary method comprises determining a current support configuration of the device, selecting a device acoustic signature corresponding to the current support configuration, measuring acoustic response... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120026138 - Display driver circuit and board module including same: In the case where input terminals of a display driver circuit are compatible with two or more types of interface specifications, an LSI chip, which is the display driver circuit, has some input terminals connected to parallel data lines and its output terminals connected to display lines, and these input... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120026137 - Driving apparatus and driving method of display device: A driving apparatus of a display device includes a signal controller including a plurality of driving circuit blocks, where the signal controller receives an image signal, input control signals from an outside and a data driver which receives data driving signals output from the signal controller, where a data transmission... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120026136 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a plurality of pixel groups. At least a pixel group is surrounded by a first scan line, a second scan line, a first data line, and a second data line. Each pixel group includes a first transistor, a first subpixel, a second transistor, a second... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120026140 - Display device with image capturing function: A display device with an image capturing function includes a power supply and a thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) and a processing unit. The processing unit includes a capturing module and a control module. The capturing module is placed on a back side of the TFT-LCD, and captures... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120026139 - Light feedback control system for a display device and method for feedback control: A light feedback control system can obtain a correct light feedback signal for a backlight source by using an optical sensor disposed inside a backlight unit or outside a display device after subtracting the effect of ambient light sensed by the optical sensor when a backlight element is turned off.... Agent:

20120026141 - Bistable display apparatus and driving method: A bistable display with dot-matrix pixels is disclosed. The bistable display includes a front substrate, a plurality of first conductive electrodes, an electrophoretic medium layer, a plurality of second conductive electrodes, and a back substrate. The plurality of first conductive electrodes is disposed below the front substrate and parallel to... Agent:

20120026142 - Plasma display panel drive method and plasma display device: The luminance of black level in an image displayed on a plasma display panel is reduced to enhance the contrast and image display quality. For this purpose, in an initializing period, one of a forced initializing waveform, a selective initializing waveform, and a non-initializing waveform is applied to scan electrodes.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120026148 - Active matrix type display device and electronic device using the same: An active matrix display comprises pixels arranged in a matrix, signal lines, and scan lines orthogonal to the signal lines. Each pixel has a pixel electrode, a switch element connecting a corresponding signal line to the pixel electrode during a scan period, and a storage capacitor holding a signal voltage... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120026150 - Display element and electical device: A display element (2) comprises a soft material (23) enclosed in a display space (K) formed between an upper substrate (first transparent substrate) (5) and a lower substrate (second transparent substrate) (6) in an expandable and/or contractable manner and a counter electrode (second electrode) (22) and a pixel electrode (first... Agent:

20120026149 - Electro-optical device, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus: A light-emitting device and an electronic apparatus, which are capable of preventing reduction of the amount of current flowing through light-emitting elements and which have an excellent display characteristic, are provided. Cathode wiring lines 13 connected to a cathode 12 are provided to surround an effective area 2a outside the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120026147 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels coupled to scan lines, first control lines, second control lines, and data lines, a control line driver for providing first and second control signals to the pixels through the first and second control lines, and a... Agent:

20120026144 - Organic light emitting display device: There is provided an organic light emitting display device for preventing short and voltage drop between lines to improve yield. The organic light emitting display device includes: a plurality of sub-pixels located at crossing regions of a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines; first power lines... Agent:

20120026145 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: The pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode; a first transistor for controlling the amount of current flowing from a first power supply connected to a first electrode to the organic light emitting diode; a first capacitor having a first terminal connected to a data line; a third transistor positioned... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120026146 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel to compensate for the deterioration of an organic light emitting diode, the pixel including an organic light emitting diode; a pixel circuit including a driving transistor controlling an amount of current supplied to the organic light emitting diode; and a compensator compensating for the deterioration of the organic... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120026143 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel capable of displaying an image with uniform brightness, the pixel including an organic light emitting diode, a first transistor to control an amount of current supplied from a first power source coupled to a first electrode to the OLED, a second transistor coupled between a data line and... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120026154 - Digital-to-analog converter circuit and display driver: Provided first and second reference voltage set wherein the first reference voltage set includes a part or all of reference voltages of the second reference voltage set, and a decoder including first and second sub-decoder sections that select Q reference voltages from first and second reference voltage sets according to... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120026151 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a data driving circuit, that converts digital video data into positive and negative data voltages, supplies the positive and negative data voltages to data lines of a liquid crystal display panel, and causes the data voltages supplied to the... Agent:

20120026153 - Liquid crystal driving circuit: A liquid-crystal-driving circuit includes: a plurality of resistors connected in series between a first and second potentials; one or more voltage follower circuits to impedance-convert one or more intermediate potentials between the first and second potentials, to be outputted, respectively, the intermediate potentials generated at one or more connection points... Agent: On Semiconductor Trading, Ltd.

20120026152 - Over-drivable output buffer, source driver circuit having the same, and methods therefor: Provided is an output buffer for a source driver circuit which receives an external buffer input signal and generates a buffer output signal having a predetermined target voltage, the output buffer including: an over-driving controller configured to generate a pair of first internal buffer input signals and a pair of... Agent: Magnachip Semiconductor Ltd.

20120026155 - Organic light emitting display: There is provided an organic light emitting display. The organic light emitting display includes a display unit including pixels coupled to scan lines, control lines, and data lines; a control line driver for providing control signals to the pixels through the control lines; a scan driver for providing scan signals... Agent:

20120026156 - Display timing control circuit and method thereof: A display timing control circuit is capable of rapidly adjusting display timing to achieve frame synchronization. The display timing control circuit includes an output pixel clock generator, a display timing generator, and a clock adjusting unit. The output pixel clock generator generates an output pixel clock signal according to a... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20120026159 - Active type display apparatus and driving method for providing stereographic image: An active-type stereographic image display apparatus includes an image display unit; a touch sensing unit to sense a touch position through a first transparent electrode layer and a second transparent electrode layer that are arranged to cross with each other, and to separate an image output from the image display... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120026164 - Autostereoscopic display device with a switchable parallax barrier for switching between two-views 3d display mode and multi-views 3d display mode, and method therefor: An auto stereoscopic image display device, comprising a screen with a plurality of subpixels, a first parallax barrier and a second parallax barrier which differs from the first parallax barrier by a different slot spacing. The display device is switchable between a first mode being a multi-views 3D mode (multi-users... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewan Dten Forschung E.v.

20120026162 - Diagnosis assisting apparatus, diagnosis assisting program, and diagnosis assisting method: Providing a diagnosis assisting apparatus that allows, in a diagnostic screen of a tubular tissue, easy understanding of the positional relationship between a curved cutting surface represented by a CPR image and the tubular tissue. Extracting a tubular tissue region representing a tubular tissue from volume data obtained by imaging... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120026165 - Image processing apparatus and method, and program: For a plurality of captured images successively captured in the state in which an imaging apparatus 11 is moving, a strip region determining section 23 sets strip regions of which the number and positional relation are determined by viewing environment parameters indicating the viewing environment of a multi-viewpoint image, in... Agent:

20120026163 - Method for driving liquid crystal display device: Data of display data signals input to a plurality of display circuits are alternately switched between an image data for the left eye and an image data for the right eye every a plurality of frame periods; the plurality of display circuits are divided into a plurality of groups each... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120026157 - Multi-view display system: Embodiments of the invention are generally directed to a multi-view display system. An embodiment of an apparatus includes a display screen to display multiple views simultaneously, and a controller to control the views presented on the display screen. The apparatus is configurable by the controller to provide multiple view settings,... Agent: Silicon Image, Inc.

20120026160 - Photographable three-dimensional (3d) display apparatus: Provided is a three-dimensional (3D) display apparatus. The 3D display apparatus may include a mode decision unit to determine a mode corresponding to a predetermined criterion, a barrier panel to form a pattern based on the determined mode, and a controller to control a power of a backlight unit associated... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120026166 - Spatially-correlated multi-display human-machine interface: A human-machine interface involves plural spatially-coherent visual presentation surfaces at least some of which are movable by a person. Plural windows or portholes into a virtual space, at least some of which are handheld and movable, are provided by using handheld and other display devices. Aspects of multi-dimensional spatiality of... Agent:

20120026161 - Stereoscopic display: A stereoscopic display including a displaying element, a light converging element, and a scanning element is provided. The displaying element is adapted to provide a light. The light converging element is disposed on a transmission path of the light for converging the light to at least one view region. The... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120026158 - Three-dimensional image generation device, three-dimensional image generation method, and information storage medium: Provided is a three-dimensional image generation program, which is used for generating, as images to be used for stereoscopic display, two images showing a scene within a virtual three-dimensional space viewed from two cameras set in the virtual three-dimensional space, the three-dimensional image generation program causing a computer to function... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120026167 - Method for generating a hex-dominant mesh of a geometrically complex basin: A method for generating a mesh of a subterranean medium comprising at least one sedimentary layer crossed by at least one fault. The at least one layer is delimited vertically by two geological horizons discretized by two triangulated three-dimensional surfaces. For each horizon, a three-dimensional gridded surface is constructed by... Agent:

20120026168 - System and method for interactive live-mesh segmentation: A system and method for segmenting an anatomical structure. The system and method initiating a segmentation algorithm, which produces a surface mesh of the anatomical structure from a series of volumetric images, the surface mesh formed of a plurality of polygons including vertices and edges, assigning a spring to each... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120026169 - Method for visualizing an atrium of the heart in a patient: A method is disclosed for visualizing at least one section of the wall of an atrium of the heart in a patient after an ablation for treating atrial fibrillation, in which, based on a volume data record of the heart in the patient obtained after the ablation, at least the... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20120026171 - Parallel array architecture for a graphics processor: A parallel array architecture for a graphics processor includes a multithreaded core array including a plurality of processing clusters, each processing cluster including at least one processing core operable to execute a pixel shader program that generates pixel data from coverage data; a rasterizer configured to generate coverage data for... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20120026170 - Projection display apparatus: A projection display apparatus according to embodiments includes a light source that emits color component light beams of a plurality of colors and an imager that modulates the color component light beams of a plurality of colors emitted from the light source. The projection display apparatus includes an element control... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120026172 - Collision free construction of animated feathers: To generate a skin-attached element on a skin surface of an animated character, a region of the skin surface within a predetermined distance from a skin-attached element root position is deformed to form a lofted skin according to one of a plurality of constraint surfaces, where each of the plurality... Agent: Dreamworks Animation LLC

20120026174 - Method and apparatus for character animation: The present invention provides various means for the animation of character expression in coordination with an audio sound track. The animator selects or creates characters and expressive characteristic from a menu, and then enters the characteristics, including lip and mouth morphology, in coordination with a running sound track.... Agent: Sonoma Data Solution, LLC

20120026173 - Transitioning between different views of a diagram of a system: Presenting different views of a system based on input from a user. A first view of a first portion of the system may be displayed. For example, the first portion may be a device of the system. User input specifying a first gesture may be received. In response to the... Agent:

20120026175 - Hierarchical processor array: Apparatuses and methods are presented for a hierarchical processor. The processor comprises, at a first level of hierarchy, a plurality of similarly structured first level components, wherein each of the plurality of similarly structured first level components includes at least one combined function module capable of performing multiple classes of... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20120026176 - Interferometric modulator with dielectric layer: By selectively placing color filters with different transmittance spectrums on an array of modulator elements each having the same reflectance spectrum, a resultant reflectance spectrum for each modulator element and it's respective color filter is created. In one embodiment, the modulator elements in an array are manufactured by the same... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120026178 - Raw image processing: A system, a method and computer-readable media for processing raw image data with a graphics processing unit (GPU). Raw image data generated by an imaging sensor is received. A set of instructions for demosaicing the raw image data is communicated to the GPU. The GPU is enabled to demosaic the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120026177 - Resizing objects in regions of virtual universes: Embodiments of the present invention provide an approach to resize (e.g., shrink and/or enlarge) objects in a region of a VU so that additional objects can be accommodated. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide a mechanism for a region/room to calculate when it has reached full capacity, and use... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120026179 - Image processing division: In an image processing device, an image data generation unit generates image data of an object to be displayed on a display device in each vertical scan period. A memory management unit manages a working memory for storing the image data generated by the image data generation unit. The memory... Agent: Yamaha Corporation

20120026180 - Systems and methods for capturing and recreating the feel of surfaces: Systems and methods for capturing and recreating the feel of a surface are disclosed. A method for capturing a feel of a surface comprises contacting the surface with a handheld tool, recording data measured by the tool, and generating a texture model of the surface based on the recorded data.... Agent: The Trustees Of The University Of Pennsylvania

20120026182 - Display apparatus and control method of the same: A display apparatus and a control method thereof, the display apparatus including a display unit to display thereon a two-dimensional (2D) image or a three-dimensional (3D) image, a brightness adjuster to adjust a brightness of an image that is displayed on the display unit, and a controller to control the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120026185 - Display apparatus and display method: A display device prevents the display screen from flickering even when the display mode changes automatically. The display device has plural modes, a viewing environment detector that detects the ambient brightness and changes the mode based on the detected ambient brightness, a screen brightness calculator that calculates the brightness of... Agent:

20120026184 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a first display controller configured to display a first image, a touch area detector configured to detect a touched area of the displayed first image, a first processor configured to change a tone of the touched area of the first image, a storage configured to... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120026181 - Viewable boundary feedback: In general, this disclosure describes example techniques to distort one or more visible attributes of an image content portion when a user requests to extend an image content portion beyond a boundary of the image content. A device, such as, but not limited to, a mobile device may receive a... Agent: Google Inc.

20120026183 - Visual field image display device for eyeglasses and method for displaying visual field image for eyeglasses: A visual field image display device for spectacles capable of displaying a retinal image by simulation corresponding to change even in visual line direction. A visual field image display device for spectacles adapted to display a retinal image seen when wearing a progressive-addition lens by simulation includes: an image processing... Agent: Hoya Corporation

20120026186 - Assigning a color to a graphical element in a mes system: A method and a system assign a color to a graphical element displayed in a screen of a GUI application of a MES system. The graphical element represents manufacturing related information. The method includes providing a list of colors with a given number of colors; assigning to the graphic element... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20120026189 - Display device, display system and display method: A projector includes: a display-side communication unit that receives participation request information and image information from a plurality of terminal devices; a display-side image generating unit that generates an entire image including individual images that are based on the image information; and a display-side display unit that displays the entire... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120026187 - Generating a representation of a layout having partitions for exclusion zones: A system generates a representation of a layout of a page, where the layout has plural partitions that divide the page, and where the layout specifies one or plural cuts in the page that define the partitions. Exclusion zones are provided in respective partitions, where the exclusion zones define corresponding... Agent:

20120026188 - Hand-held mobile apparatus capable of quickly displaying pictures and method of quickly displaying pictures applicable thereto: A hand-held mobile apparatus and a method capable of quickly displaying picture are disclosed. The method includes the steps of linking a communication unit to a server via a network system; storing a picture downloaded from the server in a storage unit; compressing the downloaded picture with an encoder unit,... Agent: Mitac International Corp.

20120026192 - Apparatus and method for providing augmented reality (ar) using user recognition information: An apparatus and method for providing Augmented Reality (AR) using user recognition information includes: acquiring user recognition information for a real object; selecting a virtual object that is to be mapped to the acquired user recognition information; and adding the user recognition information as mapping information for the selected virtual... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120026191 - Method for displaying augmentation information in an augmented reality system: A method for displaying augmentation information in an augmented reality system (100) is provided. According to the method a reality information is detected with an imaging device (102) and a human face (200) is automatically detected in the reality information. Depending on the detected human face (200) a predetermined mapping... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120026190 - Methods and systems for attitude differentiation in enhanced vision images: Methods and systems are provided for displaying information on a flight deck display onboard an aircraft. An exemplary method comprises obtaining image data for an imaging region and displaying, on the display device, a graphical representation of a first portion of the image data using a first visually distinguishable characteristic... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20120026193 - Display control apparatus for displaying image, display control method, program and storage medium: A display control apparatus that allows a user to easily find a desired image on a multi-display screen in a short time. Attribute information of images stored in a storage medium is read out. The images stored in the storage medium is classified into a plurality of groups on the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120026194 - Viewable boundary feedback: In general, this disclosure describes example techniques to distort one or more visible attributes of an image content portion when a user requests to extend an image content portion beyond a boundary of the image content. A device, such as, but not limited to, a mobile device may receive a... Agent: Google Inc.

20120026196 - Apparatus including a sensor arrangement and methods of operating the same: An apparatus is provided, which comprises: a display configured to display an image,a sensor arrangement (100), and a processing arrangement, wherein the sensor arrangement comprises first,second and third linear sensor arrays (102,104,106), each of the linear sensor arrays being disposed generally orthogonal to each of the other linear sensor arrays... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120026195 - Method of applying a spherical correction to map data for rendering direction-of-travel paths on a wireless communications device: Displaying a map on a wireless communications device includes steps of obtaining map data for rendering the map to be displayed on the wireless communications device, determining a rotation that, when applied to the map, will orient a selected path in a selected direction, such as a current direction of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120026197 - Method and apparatus for viewing content on a mobile computing device: Methods and apparatus for changing the display of content on a mobile computing device are disclosed. In one embodiment, a non-transitory, tangible computer readable storage medium, encoded with processor readable instructions to perform a method of changing a content display on a mobile computing device screen comprises operatively receiving and... Agent: Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.

20120026199 - Image display device and image display method: A image display device is configured to perform the following operations when generating an enlarged image of an input image from the input image. The image display device first generates an enlarged image by performing an enlarging process on an input image, and generates a reduced image by performing a... Agent: Fujitsu Ten Limited

20120026200 - Information input device, on-screen arrangement method thereof, and computer-executable program: Provided are an information input device, an on-screen arrangement method thereof, and a computer-executable program capable of preventing deterioration of operability even when an input disable region is set on a touch panel. An information input device capable of inputting information by an indicator touching a touch panel formed on... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.

20120026198 - Zoom processing device, zoom processing method, and computer program: Provided is a new framework to perform zoom processing of a screen displayed on a display by unit of a simple operation. A zoom processing device of this invention, includes: calculates a movement amount of a pointer which is selecting an object on the screen; and performs enlarged display of... Agent:

20120026201 - Display control apparatus and display control method, display control program, and recording medium: An information processing device including a user interface that displays content and receives an input. The information processing apparatus controls the user interface to reduce a size of the displayed content based on a received input, and controls the user interface to display an operation corresponding to the content based... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120026209 - Color display device: A color display device including a lower substrate, a driving array, a display layer, a color filter substrate and a transparent substrate is provided. The driving array is disposed on the lower substrate. The display layer is disposed on the driving array and includes a first region and a second... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20120026205 - Display panel, method for driving the display panel, and display apparatus for performing the method: A display panel includes first and second substrates. The first substrate includes a light blocking layer having an opening through the light blocking layer. The opening is arranged in a pixel area. The second substrate includes first and second transistors, first and second driving electrodes, and a shutter. The first... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120026213 - Illumination source and method therefor: An illumination source and a method therefor. A light source includes a light circuit configured to process light and direct light, and a lighting element optically coupled to the light circuit to provide multiple colors of light. The light circuit propagates light using light guides. The use of light guides... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120026203 - Image compensation apparatus and method thereof and field sequential color liquid crystal display using the same: An image compensation apparatus and a method thereof and a field sequential color liquid crystal display (FSC-LCD) using the same are provided. The method includes performing a motion estimation to a first color image information so as to obtain a motion vector; performing a color decomposition to the first color... Agent: Hannstar Display Corporation

20120026208 - Image display apparatus: According to one embodiment, a set unit sets a display luminance signal indicating a luminance of a display unit. A first calculation unit calculates a first gamma characteristic signal of an image to be displayed, based on the display luminance signal and gray-scale levels of pixels of the image. A... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120026202 - Interrupt-based notifications for display setting changes: The disclosed embodiments relate to a system that communicates a change in a display setting from a display to a host system for the display. During operation, the system determines at the display that the display setting has changed. Next, in response to the change, the system sends an interrupt... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120026212 - Led backlighting for liquid crystal display (lcd): Techniques for providing LED-based backlighting in liquid crystal flat panel displays are disclosed. In one embodiment, the backlighting includes at least three color groups of light emitting diodes (LEDs) that are turned on successively for one frame of image. Liquid crystals (pixels) in an LCD are controlled in accordance with... Agent: Syscan Imaging, Inc.

20120026210 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes: a light source section; a liquid crystal display panel including pixels each configured of sub-pixels of three colors red (R), green (G) and blue (B) and a sub-pixel of a color (Z) with higher luminance than the three colors; and a display control section including... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120026211 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: A LCD display includes a light source section, a LCD panel including a plurality of pixels each having sub-pixels of R, G, B, and Z, and a display control section including an output signal generation section. The display control section performs a display drive on the sub-pixels with use of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120026214 - Liquid crystal display device having a plurality of first and second scanning lines and a plurality of first and second video lines: A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel having first and second scanning lines, first and second video lines, a first scanning line driving circuit, a second scanning line driving circuit, at least one first video line driving circuit, at least one second video line driving circuit,... Agent:

20120026206 - Method of driving display panel and display apparatus for performing the same: A display apparatus includes a first pixel including a first pixel electrode connected to first data and gate lines, a second pixel including a second pixel electrode connected to a second data and gate lines, a third pixel including a third pixel electrode connected to a third data line and... Agent:

20120026207 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: There is provided an organic light emitting display capable of minimizing noise. A method of driving the organic light emitting display includes setting pixels included in horizontal blocks into a non-emission state, the pixels charging voltages corresponding data signals, the pixels starting to emit light at different times in units... Agent:

20120026204 - Three-dimensional display and driving method thereof: A three-dimensional (3D) display is disclosed. One aspect includes: a display unit including a plurality of pixels and a slit barrier selectively shielding light irradiated from the display unit. The display unit additionally includes a controller controlling the turn-on and turn-off of the slit barrier and generating a first back... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

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