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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems March listing by industry category 03/12

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03/29/2012 > 198 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120075166 - Actuated adaptive display systems: Adjustable, adaptive display system having individual display elements is able to change its configuration based on a user's movements, position, and activities. A method of adjusting a display system tracking a user is tracked using a camera or other tracking sensor, thereby creating user-tracking data. The user-tracking data is input... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120075170 - Communication apparatus: Communication apparatus for communicating data between a processor on board a vehicle and a display for a user of the vehicle is disclosed. The apparatus includes a first light source operable to generate a modulated output representative of the data, a first receiver for receiving the modulated output of the... Agent: Bae Systems PLC

20120075168 - Eyepiece with uniformly illuminated reflective display: An eyepiece includes a mechanical frame adapted to secure a lens and an image source facility above the lens. The image source facility includes an LED, a planar illumination facility and a reflective display. The planar illumination facility converts a light beam from the LED received on a side of... Agent: Osterhout Group, Inc.

20120075169 - Head-mounted display: A head-mounted display includes a mounting section that includes a first support target section, and is worn along the back of the head of the user, the first support target section being supported by a base of one of the right and left ears, and an arm section that is... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120075167 - Head-mounted display with wireless controller: A head-mounted display apparatus includes a head-mounted display, the head-mounted display including a viewing area that displays information to a user of the head-mounted display and including a display wireless communication circuit for receiving wireless control signals and a controller including a controller wireless communication circuit, wherein the controller controls... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company

20120075171 - Dibenzothiophene compound and organic light-emitting element based on the same: An aspect of the present invention provides the dibenzothiophene compound expressed by General Formula 1 in Claim 1. In General Formula 1, R1 is either a hydrogen atom or an unsubstituted phenyl group, and Ar1 is any of phenanthrenyl, fluorenyl, triphenylenyl, naphthyl, chrysenyl, and pyrenyl groups. The options for the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075172 - Liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device having a large screen, high resolution and high reliability at the same time, even in the case where the drivers are mounted on the TFT substrate in accordance with a COG mounting method.... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120075178 - Apparatus and method for generating dynamic response: A dynamic response generating apparatus and method that may analyze an intention of a user based on user input information received from an inputting device, may analyze at least one of first response information with respect to the analyzed intention of the user, context information associated with the user input... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075173 - Apparatus and method for user input: The present invention provides a method, apparatus, and computer program product for providing input to a user device by way of a device that is worn by a user. The method including receiving sensor information of a device configured to be worn by a user, determining a motion input indicated... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120075179 - Electronic device: The electronic device has a displaying unit which displays information; an operating unit which accepts a contactless oberation by a user; a detecting unit which detects whether or not on object exists inside the area where the contact less operation is capable, and a lighting unit which lights when the... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120075174 - Input apparatus and electronic system using same: An input apparatus and an electronic system using the same are provided. The input apparatus includes a casing, a sensor and a processing circuit. The casing has a first surface and a second surface arranged in opposite side. The first surface has a first input interface and the second surface... Agent: I Zone Technologies Co., Ltd

20120075177 - Lapel microphone micro-display system incorporating mobile information access: A shoulder mounted lapel microphone housing that encloses a microdisplay, a computer, and other communication system components. A microdisplay element is located on or in the microphone housing. Other electronic circuits, such as a microcomputer, one or more wired and wireless interfaces, associated memory or storage devices, auxiliary device mounts... Agent: Kopin Corporation

20120075176 - Method and apparatus of recognizing gesture with untouched way: Provided is a method of recognizing a gesture, which includes: storing sensing information of a sensor in a case where the sensing information is obtained by sensing an object within a preset distance from the sensor; and recognizing a gesture from the stored sensing information, wherein said storing of sensing... Agent: Korea University Research And Business Foundation

20120075175 - Method and device for providing system status information: The present disclosure provides a method and device for providing system status information. The method comprises: receiving, from an input mechanism associated with a communication device, a request to share system status information; and in response to receiving the request to share the system status information: (i) obtaining system status... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120075180 - Mobile electronic apparatus and control method of mobile electronic apparatus: Provided herein is a mobile electronic apparatus or a control method of the mobile electronic apparatus, the mobile electronic apparatus including an operating unit for performing a character input operation, an acquiring unit that acquires a photographed image of a subject, an analyzing unit that analyzes the photographed image acquired... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120075181 - 3d computer cursor: The present invention introduces a 3D computer cursor that helps the user to interact with 3D computer applications in an intuitive manner. Said 3D computer cursor enables the user to easily manipulate a plurality of windows, objects, or the like to be moved or rotated in three dimensions on the... Agent:

20120075183 - 3d pointing devices with orientation compensation and improved usability: Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices which enhance usability by transforming sensed motion data from a first frame of reference (e.g., the body of the 3D pointing device) into a second frame of reference (e.g., a user's frame of reference). One exemplary embodiment of... Agent: Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc.

20120075182 - Mobile terminal and displaying method thereof: A mobile terminal and a control method thereof are provided. The mobile terminal may include a body, at least one display provided to one side of the body, at least one key button provided to the body to receive a user input, a sensing unit to sense a motion of... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120075184 - Silent speech based command to a computing device: Presented is a method for executing a command on a computing device. A computing device receives a first command and a second command, wherein the second command is, optionally, silent speech. The first command and the second command are combined to provide a final command to the computing device for... Agent:

20120075186 - Bendable mouse: Disclosed is a bendable mouse, comprising an operating portion, a bendable portion and a rubber body. The bendable portion comprises a base and a bendable body. The base is fixed to the operating portion. The base comprises a base plate and an attached body. The base plate is jointed with... Agent: Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120075185 - Display: A method of forming a display is provided, wherein the method includes forming a first electrode layer on a first substrate, forming an organic light emitting diode (OLED) stack on the first electrode, forming a second electrode layer over the OLED stack, and forming a bonding layer over the second... Agent:

20120075187 - Method for simulating a mouse device with a keyboard and input system using the same: A method for simulating a mouse with a keyboard in a computer system includes detecting whether a key event occurs in a switch matrix of the keyboard of the computer system, determining whether the key event is related to a specific control key when the key event is detected, transforming... Agent:

20120075194 - Adaptive virtual keyboard for handheld device: In various embodiments, the size, shape, and arrangement of keys on a virtual keyboard may be determined based on touchscreen contacts made by the user. Further, the actual contact patch made by the user may be analyzed to interpret which point of contact was intended, and other factors such as... Agent:

20120075192 - Dynamically located onscreen keyboard: A touch-sensitive display surface having touch-capacitive and vibration sensors. This surface allows the user to rest their fingers on the keys of an onscreen keyboard and type as they would on a regular keyboard. As the user places their fingers on the touch screen, the system relocates the onscreen keyboard... Agent: Cleankeys Inc.

20120075189 - Keyboard structure with antenna function: A keyboard structure with antenna function includes a keyboard unit and an antenna unit. The keyboard unit includes a keyboard signal circuit board, at least one keyboard frame disposed on the keyboard signal circuit board, and a plurality of pressing elements passing through the keyboard frame and movably disposed on... Agent: Silitek Electronic (guangzhou) Co., Ltd.

20120075190 - Multiple touchpoints for efficient text input: Methods and systems for using multiple simultaneous touchpoints of a touch-sensitive keyboard, such as an on-screen keyboard, for more efficient text input are provided. A method for generating text using a touch-sensitive keyboard may include receiving touch input from multiple simultaneous touchpoints. The method may also include determining a text... Agent: Google Inc.

20120075193 - Multiplexed numeric keypad and touchpad: A method and system that integrates a numeric keypad with a touchpad in the same physical location on a touch-sensitive display device. Operational mode of the same location is automatically determined based on user actions with the display or based on a manual entry by the user. The system operates... Agent: Cleankeys Inc.

20120075191 - Optical touch system and method for optical touch location: The present invention provides an optical touch system, applied to an electronic apparatus having at least a physical plane. It comprises: an optical unit set on the physical plane and configured to produce a first optical effect; an image acquisition unit set on the physical plane, at least a part... Agent: Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.

20120075188 - Techniques to control display activity: Techniques are described to transmit commands to a display device during vertical or horizontal blanking intervals. The commands can be transmitted using fields that would otherwise be used to transmit color information. A Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) compliant interface can be used to transmit the commands.... Agent:

20120075195 - Digital text-based communication and recording device for divers: The invention described herein is a submersible digital slate for divers that incorporates a power supply, a keyboard or keypad for text entry and a display screen for displaying text that can be attached and detached from a body-mountable retaining band or strap.... Agent:

20120075196 - Apparatus and method for user input: The present invention provides a method, apparatus, and computer program product for providing input to a user device by way of a device that is worn by a user. The method including receiving sensor information of a device configured to be worn by a user, determining a first touch input... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120075230 - Coordinate input device and display apparatus with coordinate input function: According to an embodiment, a coordinate input device includes a translucent substrate, a detection electrode pattern, and an adjustment pattern. The detection electrode pattern includes a plurality of detection electrodes for detecting an input location. The detection electrodes are arranged on or above the translucent substrate in at least one... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120075219 - Detection method and detecting apparatus for detecting multiple touch points on touch panel: A detection method for detecting a plurality of contacts on a touch panel includes: generating a preliminary sensing data according to the contacts on the touch panel; determining a plurality of first specific sensing axes included in a plurality of first sensing axes and a plurality of f second specific... Agent:

20120075214 - Display device with an embedded touch panel and a method of manufacturing the same: The touch panel embedded display device includes a liquid crystal panel having an upper substrate and a lower substrate faced to each other with liquid crystals disposed therebetween, and a touch panel mounted on the liquid crystal panel, wherein the touch panel includes a sensor substrate having first and second... Agent:

20120075201 - Electronic device and touch-sensitive input device: A touch-sensitive input device includes a cover, a set of first conductors disposed between the cover and a substrate, the first conductors including at least two fingers connected at an end of the fingers, dummy conductors disposed between the first conductors and between the fingers of the first conductors, and... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120075202 - Extending the touchable area of a touch screen beyond the borders of the screen: A touchable area of a user interface (such as that displayed on a touch screen touchpad or trackpad), i.e., the locations where the user may place their finger in order to initiate an action, can be extended beyond the border of the screen or device through the use of remote... Agent: Avaya Inc.

20120075210 - Haptic interaction device: A interaction device includes a touch-sensitive surface which generates input data when the touch-sensitive surface is in contact with an actuator, a frame fixed to a periphery of the touch-sensitive surface, an actuator which generates a reaction force as a function of the input data, and a support to which... Agent: Thales

20120075208 - Information processing program, information processing apparatus and method thereof: A game apparatus includes a first LCD and a second LCD, and a CPU displays a game screen on the LCDs according to a game program and layout data. On the second LCD, a touch panel is provided. On the second LCD, a plurality of objects are displayed. When a... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120075220 - Input detection device, input detection method, input detection program, and computer readable media: An input detection device including: a reading part reading touch inputs from an input interface of a touch sensor by scanning every above two electrode lines which are adjacent on the scanning sequence from an end of the input interface to the opposite end, and acquiring a difference between detection... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120075199 - Input device with transmission element actuated switch: An input device, and a method for providing an input device, are provided. The input device includes a touch sensor substrate having a first side and a second side. The second side is opposite the first side. At least one sensor electrode is disposed on the sensor substrate, and the... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated

20120075216 - Integrated passives and power amplifier: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for combining devices deposited on a first substrate, with integrated circuits formed on a second substrate such as a semiconducting substrate or a glass substrate. The first substrate may be a glass substrate. The first substrate may include conductive vias. A power combiner... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120075227 - Method and device for analyzing two-dimension sensing information: The method and device for analyzing two-dimension sensing information are disclosed. The two-dimension (2D) sensing information is analyzed for determining touch related sensing information. The touch related sensing information may include touch related sensing information with inner low values within outer high values and with inner higher values within outer... Agent:

20120075228 - Method and device for analyzing two-dimension sensing information: The method and device for analyzing two-dimension sensing information are disclosed. The two-dimension (2D) sensing information is analyzed for determining touch related sensing information. The touch related sensing information may include touch related sensing information with inner low values within outer high values and with inner higher values within outer... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120075224 - Method and device for dual-differential sensing: A method and device for dual-differential sensing is disclosed. The sensing information can be generated from signals provided by a sensing device with a plurality of sensors. Each value of the sensing information corresponds to signals of three sensors, respectively. The sensing device is flexible and configured on a display.... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120075203 - Method for analyzing two-dimensional track to generate at least one non-linear index and touch control module using the same: A method for analyzing a two-dimensional track to generate at least one non-linear index and a touch control module using the same are provided. The method includes: extracting a two-dimensional track; generating a plurality of displacement units in sequence according to the two-dimensional track, in which each displacement unit includes... Agent:

20120075231 - Method for providing a ui, and display device adopting same: A method for providing a (UI) and a display apparatus to which the method is applied includes displaying an onscreen keyboard on a screen; displaying a plurality of applications on the screen, selecting one of the plurality of applications on the screen as an input target application into which to... Agent:

20120075223 - Mobile electric device: An electronic display control device and method are disclosed. A web page comprising a plurality of links is displayed on display screen of a touch panel, and an operation is detected on the touch panel. The links are collectively displayed on a region of the display screen, when the prescribed... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120075222 - Mobile electronic device: A system and method for operating a portable electronic device are disclosed. A detected object is detected when the object is in contact with the device to provide detection results. Whether the device is performing a predetermined function to provide a first determination result and whether the object is in... Agent:

20120075212 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the same are provided. The method includes receiving a touch input from a side area on a touch screen for more than a predefined amount of time; setting a touch-lock area on the touch screen based on an area of the detection... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120075206 - Motion detecting device, recording system, computer readable medium, and motion detecting method: A motion detecting device includes: a first detecting unit that detects a state of a writing hand of a writer based on first data output depending on the state of the writing hand from a first sensor; a second detecting unit that detects a distance between the writer and a... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120075213 - Multi-host touch control display device: A multi-host touch control display device is to be connected to a plurality of host devices for touch controlling the host devices, and includes a control unit, a touch screen unit and a switch unit. The control unit provides a switch control signal. The touch screen unit is for generating... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20120075217 - Object sensing device: An object sensing device includes a display panel, a first image sensing unit, a vibration sensing unit and a control unit. The first image sensing unit is disposed at a periphery of the display panel. The first image sensing unit has a first sensing area related to the display panel.... Agent:

20120075198 - Piezoelectric actuator apparatus and methods: Piezoelectric actuator apparatus and methods for providing tactile feedback are described herein. An example piezoelectric actuator assembly includes a support plate having a recessed well and conductive contact disposed within the recessed well of the support plate. A piezoelectric element has a first layer composed of an electrically conductive material... Agent:

20120075225 - Portable electronic device: When image data is displayed on the display portion of a conventional mobile telephone, characters cannot be displayed thereon, and thus the image data and the characters cannot be simultaneously displayed. In a portable electronic device according to the present invention, a cover member having a first display device (101)... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120075215 - Single layer implemented two dimensional touchpad: A single-layer implemented two-dimensional touchpad includes two groups of sensing units arranged abreast along two directions, respectively. The first group of sensing units have one end adjacent to the connection region of the touchpad and are connected with wires routing to the connection region. The second group of sensing units... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation

20120075211 - Touch detector, display unit with touch detection function, touched-position detecting method, and electronic device: A touch detector includes a touch detecting section generating detection intensity mapping information including detection intensity values according to an external proximity object, and a touched-position detecting section determining a touched position based on one or a plurality of touch regions determined by comparing each of the detection intensity values... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075197 - Touch display: In an embodiment, a touch display has a plurality of pixel elements and touch sensor elements. The touch display further has a display driver circuitry containing a plurality of output channels each corresponding to a different row of pixel elements of the touch display, and a touch detection driver circuitry... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120075205 - Touch input device and power saving method thereof: A touch input device includes a touch screen, a scan controlling unit and a UI control unit. The UI control unit is configured for identifying one or more effective touch regions according to a user interface displayed on the touch screen, and transmitting a region identifying signal to the scan... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120075209 - Touch panel: A touch panel, which contains a substrate, a mask layer, a sensing circuit layer and a barrier layer, is disclosed. The mask layer is disposed around the bottom surface of the substrate. The sensing circuit layer is located on the same side of the substrate with the mask layer, and... Agent: Catcher Technology Co., Ltd.

20120075218 - Touch panel and touch display device using the same: A touch panel comprising a substrate, a touch element, a first grounding electrode, an insulation layer and a second grounding electrode is disclosed. The touch element is disposed on a first surface of the substrate. The first grounding electrode is disposed on the first surface to surround the touch element.... Agent: Wintek Technology Dongguan Ltd.

20120075226 - Touch panel and touch type input device: A touch panel which includes a molecule oriented polylactic acid film, the polylactic acid film has a first principal plane and a second principal plane formed with electrodes, and the electrode on the first principal plane includes divided electrodes which are electrically divided into at least four sections. A touch... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20120075207 - Touch screen panel and fabricating method thereof: A touch screen panel and a fabricating method thereof are disclosed. A thin film is formed on a substrate, sensing patterns are formed as touch sensors on the thin film. The substrate is separated from the thin film, thereby implementing an ultra thin film touch screen panel.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120075229 - Touch screen, related method of operation and system: An exemplary embodiment concerns a touch screen arranged to determine when touched by a user's screen-engagement member and further arranged to identify an identifying characteristic of the engagement member and so as to differentiate between different screen-engagement members and wherein at least one aspect of subsequent operation of the screen... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120075200 - Touch sensitive input: An apparatus including: a touch sensitive input responsive to manual actuation; a display output associated with the touch sensitive input; and a controller configured to provide and maintain, in response to a manual actuation at a user selected location of the touch sensitive input, an output at the user selected... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120075221 - Touchscreen panel input device manufacturing method, piezoelectric element and touchscreen panel input device: A touchscreen panel input device is manufactured by forming a first adhesion layer and a second adhesion layer on a growth substrate, removing only the second adhesion layer from a selected region by irradiating laser, forming a growth base layer on the selected region where the second adhesion layer is... Agent: Stanley Electric Co., Ltd.

20120075204 - Using a touch-sensitive display of a mobile device with a host computer: A touch-sensitive display of a mobile device is used to control applications executing on a host computer. A communications link is established between the host computer and the mobile device. A graphical user interface (GUI) from the host computer is delegated to the touch-sensitive display of the mobile device via... Agent: Google Inc.

20120075242 - Capacitance sensing electrode with integrated i/o mechanism: A touch sensing device is disclosed. The touch sensing device includes one or more multifunctional nodes each of which represents a single touch pixel. Each multifunctional node includes a touch sensor with one or more integrated I/O mechanisms. The touch sensor and integrated I/O mechanisms share the same communication lines... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120075233 - Device display with a touch sensor: A device display with a touch sensor includes a housing bezel, a plain clear substrate, and a display panel. The display includes a circuit board having a display aperture, the circuit board disposed between the clear substrate and display panel, and assembled with the housing bezel such that a portion... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.

20120075243 - Display device: A touch panel of capacitance type includes plural X-electrodes, plural Y-electrodes, and a Z-electrode. Each of the X-electrode and the Y-electrode is formed to have pad portions and thin line portions alternately arranged in an extending direction. The pad portion of the X-electrode and the pad portion of the Y-electrode... Agent:

20120075238 - Display device with touch detection function and electronic unit: A display device with a touch detection function includes a display function layer, a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged side by side to extend in a first direction, and a plurality of drive electrodes arranged side by side to extend in a second direction, electrostatic capacitance being formed at... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075240 - Display unit with touch detection function and electronic unit: A display unit with touch detection function includes a plurality of pixel signal lines each transmitting a pixel signal for display; a pixel signal line drive section applying the pixel signal to each of the pixel signal lines; display elements each performing display based on the pixel signal; touch detection... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075232 - Electronic device and touch-sensitive input device: A touch-sensitive input device includes a first set of conductors and a second set of conductors. The first set of conductors include a first conductor including a plurality of first fingers extending from a first spine, and a second conductor including a plurality of second fingers extending from a second... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120075241 - Interface apparatus and methods: Input devices are provided. In accordance with an example embodiment, an input device includes an interface layer that flexes in response to pressure, a plurality of sense electrodes, a dielectric between the sense electrodes and the interface layer, and interconnecting circuitry. The dielectric compresses or expands in response to movement... Agent:

20120075246 - Method and device for analyzing positions: A method and device for analyzing positions are disclosed. In sensing information, at least one position is determined according to a first characteristic of a touch related sensing information. The sensing information also has a touch related sensing information with a second characteristic, which is opposite to the first characteristic.... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120075247 - Method and device for analyzing positions: A method and device for analyzing positions are disclosed. In sensing information, at least one position is determined according to a first characteristic of a touch related sensing information. The sensing information also has a touch related sensing information with a second characteristic, which is opposite to the first characteristic.... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120075248 - Method and device for analyzing positions: A method and device for analyzing positions are disclosed. In sensing information, at least one position is determined according to a first characteristic of a touch related sensing information. The sensing information also has a touch related sensing information with a second characteristic, which is opposite to the first characteristic.... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120075250 - Method and device for analyzing two-dimension sensing information: The method and device for analyzing two-dimension sensing information are disclosed. The two-dimension (2D) sensing information is analyzed for determining touch related sensing information. The touch related sensing information may include touch related sensing information with inner low values within outer high values and with inner higher values within outer... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120075245 - Method and device for capacitive position detection: The method and device for capacitive position detection are disclosed. The touch related sensors within a sensing device with a plurality of sensors are detected first. Therefore at least a range of the mutual capacitance detection for detecting sensing information can be determined according to the touch related sensors. The... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120075234 - Method and system for detecting one or more objects: A method for detecting one or more objects is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises the steps of: receiving one or more induction signals caused by at least one object along one or more directions; comparing each received induction signal with a reference to detect at least one upward... Agent: Byd Company Limited

20120075235 - Method of determining touch coordinate and touch panel assembly for performing the same: A method of determining a touch coordinate in a touch panel includes detecting a touch cell among a plurality of touch cells, wherein the plurality of touch cells are defined by a plurality of areas in the touch panel in which a first touch electrode and a second touch electrode... Agent:

20120075251 - Pixel circuit and display device: An embodiment of the present invention provides a liquid crystal display device. In each pixel circuit, a pixel electrode is connected to a source line via a third transistor. When a refreshing circuit performs a refreshing operation, a boosting signal line is supplied with a voltage pulse. If the pixel... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075249 - Proximity sensing for capacitive touch sensors: A method and apparatus for operating an input device having an array of capacitive sensor electrodes and a proximity sensor electrode are disclosed herein. The input device includes a processing system communicatively coupled to the array of capacitive sensor electrodes and the proximity sensor electrode and configured to operate in... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated

20120075236 - Terminal with touch screen: Disclosed herein is a terminal with a touch screen, including: a main body part including a display and a first touch screen positioned on the display; a folder part including a second touch screen, and transparent dots protruding from the second touch screen; a hinge part connecting one side of... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120075237 - Touch detection function display device and electronic apparatus: A touch detection function display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate that includes a plurality of touch detection electrodes provided in parallel and a terminal portion formed along one substrate side and connected to each of the plurality of touch detection electrodes, a display function layer that is... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075239 - Touch detector and method of driving the same, display with touch detection function, and electronic unit: A touch detector capable of achieving high position resolution while improving detection sensitivity to a touch is provided. The touch detector includes: a plurality of drive electrodes arranged side by side to extend in one direction; a detection electrode extending in a direction orthogonal to a direction where the drive... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075244 - Touch screen and addressing method thereof: The disclosed technology provides a touch screen, comprising a touch screen body, comprising a plurality of first channels extending in first direction and a plurality of second channels extending in second direction; and an interface device provided with a plurality of I/O ports, wherein at least two first channels of... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20120075255 - Mouse with optical sensing surface: A touch-sensitive device is disclosed having a touch-sensitive surface that includes first and second touch-sensitive areas. A force feedback unit can be coupled to the second touch-sensitive area to provide force feedback at the second touch-sensitive area in response to a touch input detected at the second touch-sensitive area. In... Agent:

20120075253 - Optical touch system and object detection method therefor: The present invention provides an optical touch system configured to determine an object region according to a brightness information acquired by a brightness sensing unit and to identify a block information of objects within the object region according to an image information acquired by an image sensing unit. The present... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120075252 - Ruggedized display device: A ruggedized display device is disclosed. The ruggedized display device may include an optical stack configured to resist a load up to a load threshold. The optical stack may include an electronic display including a top surface and a bottom surface, and a top protective component coupled to the top... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120075256 - Touch sensing using shadow and reflective modes: A touch panel is described which uses at least one infrared source and an array of infrared sensors to detect objects which are in contact with, or close to, the touchable surface of the panel. The panel may be operated in both reflective and shadow modes, in arbitrary per-pixel combinations... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120075254 - Touch system having an uninterrupted light source: According to the invention, an optical position sensing system is disclosed. The system may include a surface having a perimeter and a plurality of position sensing components. Each position sensing component may be located at a different point on the perimeter and include an optical sensor, a primary radiation source,... Agent:

20120075257 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate. A plurality of first and second sensing cells are formed so as to be connected along first and second directions, respectively. The second sensing cells are disposed between the first sensing cells. A plurality of first and second connection patterns connect the... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120075258 - Handwriting pen: A handwriting pen is disclosed. The handwriting pen comprises of a pen barrel 12 and a pen tip 11 which is arranged at one end of the pen barrel 12. A slit 121 is opened on the pen barrel 12. A rotatable rotation element 13 is mounted in the slit... Agent:

20120075260 - Active-matrix organic el display device and method for driving same: According to one embodiment, an active-matrix organic EL display device includes a display region and a peripheral region. The display region includes a plurality of pixels disposed in a matrix configuration. The peripheral region includes a drive circuit. The pixel includes a bottom gate-type first transistor, a cathode electrode, an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120075264 - Apparatus and methods for presenting interaction information: Methods and apparatus for presenting interactable item information include receiving interaction information relating to one or more interactable items. The methods and apparatus may further include calculating a display rate for displaying the interaction information. The display rate is based upon a number of the interaction information occurring during a... Agent:

20120075272 - Display device: In order to provide a display device with a light workload in repair, a liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel, a source driver for driving the display panel, a timing controller for supplying a timing control signal to the source driver, a memory storing intrinsic correction data... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075263 - Driving circuit and operating method thereof: A driving circuit and an operating method thereof are disclosed. The driving circuit includes at least one first channel, at least one second channel, a selecting module, and at least one switching module. The selecting module is coupled to input ends of the first channel and the second channel. The... Agent:

20120075271 - Fully addressable cut-to-measure led array: A cut-to-measure display device comprising a plurality of pixel groups (300) and a main controller. Each pixel group comprises one sub-controller (301) and a plurality of individually controllable pixels (305), out of which all are connected to the sub-controller of the pixel group and at least one is further connected... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120075266 - Home medical apparatus: A home medical apparatus can give explanations corresponding to the levels of proficiency in operation when explaining to a patient about operation procedures. A home medical apparatus according to this invention includes a selection unit which selects an explanation mode corresponding to the level of proficiency in operation, a storage... Agent: Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075267 - Information processing apparatus capable of associating data with each other, information processing system, and storage medium storing information processing program: An exemplary embodiment provides an information processing apparatus. The information processing apparatus includes a display portion having first and second display regions, a first display control unit for displaying a first object showing first data in the first display region, a second display control unit for displaying a second object... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120075269 - Interferometric optical modulator with broadband reflection characteristics: An optical device suitable for forming a pixel in a video display. The optical device includes a first layer having a first refractive index; a second layer over the first layer, the second layer having a second refractive index less than the first refractive index; and a third layer over... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120075270 - Liquid crystal display device: Provided is a liquid crystal display device that can reduce the power supply voltage and the power consumption of the liquid crystal display device. A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention is a reflective liquid crystal display device having a built-in pixel memory. In a thin film... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075261 - Organic light emitting display apparatus: An organic light emitting display (OLED) apparatus has an improved structure so as to decrease a capacitance load between a power line and a control signal line. The OLED display apparatus includes a first substrate on which a thin film transistor (TFT) and an organic light emitting diode are disposed;... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120075265 - Projection device, projection control method and program: A projection device includes a projection unit configured to project a screen, a distance detection unit configured to detect a projection distance of the screen, and a control unit configured to control the amount of information on the screen according to the projection distance detected by the distance detection unit.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075259 - Scan driver and driving method thereof: A scan driver comprises a plurality of scan driving blocks which include a sequential input terminal, a first clock signal input terminal, a second clock signal input terminal, an inverse-output input terminal, and a signal output terminal. The scan driving blocks each include: a first block for receiving a frame... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120075268 - Source driver, an image display assembly and an image display apparatus: An image display panel assembly includes a flexible printed circuit (FPC), an image display panel, a gate driver integrated circuit (IC) package, and a source driver IC package. The FPC is configured to receive gate and source driving signals. The image display panel is electrically connected to the FPC, and... Agent:

20120075262 - Under-run compensation circuit, method thereof, and apparatuses having the same: An under-run compensation circuit is provided. The under-run compensation circuit is configured to receive a clock signal, data, and an under-run detection signal that indicates whether or not an under-run is occurring. The under-run compensation circuit is further configured to output the clock signal and the data when receiving the... Agent:

20120075273 - Indolo[3,2,1-jk]carbazole compound and organic light-emitting device containing the same:

20120075274 - Display device and display control method: A display device includes: an LED control section (4) for carrying out control in which (i) an output luminance of an LED (10) whose measured luminance is deviated from a reference luminance or (ii) output luminances of peripheral LEDs (10) which are provided around the LED (10) is or are... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075275 - Display device with bi-directional shift registers: A display device having bi-directional shift registers is disclosed. The display device includes a display panel, a first dummy shift register set, a second dummy shift register set, a third dummy shift register sets, a fourth dummy shift register sets, a first valid shift register set coupled between the first... Agent:

20120075276 - Plasma display apparatus and method of driving the plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus and method are provided. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel in which first electrodes and second electrodes are arranged adjacently and third electrodes are arranged to cross the first and second electrodes. The method for driving a plasma display apparatus in which first... Agent: Fujitsu Hitachi Plasma Display Limited

20120075277 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes an active-matrix type display panel and a signal drive circuit. The active-matrix type display panel includes a pair of substrates, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the substrates, pixel electrodes arranged on one of the substrates in rows and columns, switching elements connected to... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120075279 - Level shifter circuit, scanning line driver and display device: An object of the present invention is to achieve a scanning line drive device which allows further reduction of circuit scale and production costs. A gate driver (100) of the present invention includes: a shift register circuit (1) including g latch circuits (21) to (2g); g selection circuits (8); and... Agent:

20120075278 - Organic el display: According to one embodiment, an organic EL display includes a substrate and a pixel. The pixel is disposed on the substrate and includes a first color displaying portion and a second color displaying portion. The first color displaying portion has a first organic light emitting layer. The second color displaying... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120075280 - Display driving circuit and display driving circuit: A display driving circuit includes a timing controller, agate driving circuit, a control unit, a boost converter and a level shifter. The timing controller functions to provide a first start pulse. The level shifter generates a second start pulse by level shifting the first start pulse. The gate driving circuit... Agent:

20120075282 - Drive circuit for display panel, and display device: In a unit drive circuit in each stage in a shift register, a transistor which is maintained in ON state during a period where the unit drive circuit in the stage does not perform an outputting operation is configured not to generate Vth shift. As switches, transistors T6A, T6B are... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120075281 - Method of driving a display panel and display device: In a method of driving a display panel, a voltage of a first polarity with respect to a reference voltage is outputted to an n-th data line and an (n+1)-th data line (‘n’ is a natural number), respectively, and a voltage of a second polarity with respect to the reference... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075283 - Plasma display panel drive method and plasma display device: In a driving method for a plasma display panel, in the initializing period in at least one of a plurality of subfields, selective initializing operation is performed that selectively causes initializing discharge only in a discharge cell having undergone address discharge in an immediately preceding address period. The selective initializing... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120075289 - 3 dimensional image display device: A 3D image display device includes a display device including a plurality of pixels and displaying each of a left-eye image and a right-eye image. The display device inserts an insertion image between the left-eye image and the right-eye image such that the left-eye image is displayed for part of... Agent:

20120075293 - Adjustment method of stereoscopic display, adjustment device used therefore, stereoscopic image display method, and display device use therefore: In an adjustment method of a stereoscopic display used for stereoscopic display and an adjustment device used therefore, the burden on an observer can be reduced. An adjustment method of a stereoscopic display having a light output unit for a right eye which outputs a light signal for the right... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120075288 - Apparatus and method for back-face culling using frame coherence: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for back-face culling using coherence between chronologically adjacent frames. The apparatus and the method determine whether face properties of polygons are changed based on a matrix reflecting three-dimensional motion of a frame. When the face properties are not changed, face properties of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075298 - Automatic 3d modeling: An automatic 3D modeling system and method are described in which a 3D model may be generated from a picture or another image. For example, a 3D model for a face of a person may be automatically generated. The system and method also permits gestures/behaviors associated with a 3D model... Agent: Laastra Telecom Gmbh LLC

20120075284 - Computer method and apparatus for rotating 2d cartoons using 2.5d cartoon models: Disclosed herein are methods, apparatus, and computer program programs that use 2D drawings of a cartoon in different views to automatically construct rotated views of the subject cartoon. Embodiments involve a novel structure, the 2.5D cartoon model, which can generate plausible renderings of the cartoon in any view. Two or... Agent:

20120075301 - Device and method for displaying a three-dimensional image: The invention relates to a device for displaying a three-dimensional image, comprising: a display unit for alternately displaying a left image and a right image on an entire screen; a polarizing unit disposed on a front surface of the display unit, for changing a polarizing direction of incident light by... Agent:

20120075286 - Display apparatus and control method thereof, shutter glasses and control method thereof, and display system: A display apparatus and a control method thereof, shutter glasses and a method of controlling the same, and a display system having the display apparatus and the shutter glasses. The display apparatus includes a display panel, a light source unit which generates light that is provide to the display panel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075291 - Display apparatus and method for processing image applied to the same: A display apparatus and a method for processing an image are provided. The image processing method includes: extracting an object from an input image; obtaining depth information of the object from the input image; adjusting a size of the object using the depth information; and alternately outputting a left eye... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075287 - Image processing apparatus and method: Provided is an image processing apparatus. The image processing apparatus may perform an intersection test for rendering of a ray tracing scheme. The image processing apparatus may include a first calculator and a second calculator. The first calculator may perform a ray-plane test to determine whether a ray intersects a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075290 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program: An image processing apparatus includes a 3D image converter and a 3D image generator. The 3D image converter performs conversion processing for converting a 2D image including a plurality of planes that are created with virtual distances into a 3D image on the basis of the virtual distances among the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075295 - Information display device: To provide an information display device for displaying at least one item of display target information in respective screen element, receiving, while catalog display takes place, an instruction operation which is made utilizing display target information shown in the screen elements displayed as a catalog, and executing a process based... Agent:

20120075294 - Information processing apparatus including plurality of display portions and information processing system: An exemplary apparatus at least partially displays a first object group on a first display portion, selects at least one first object from the first object group in response to an operation of a direction operation portion, changes a selected position in an order of alignment in a second object... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120075300 - Ray tracing apparatus and method: The ray tracing apparatus for three-dimensional (3D) graphics includes a Central Processing Unit (CPU) for constructing a first Acceleration Structure (AS) for a static object, and creating a second dynamic object by performing a Level Of Detail (LOD) operation on the first dynamic object and a ray tracing core for... Agent: Siliconarts, Inc.

20120075292 - Stereoscopic image display control apparatus, and method and program for controlling operation of same: It is so arranged that margins will not be produced in an image compositing area. Specifically, a user sets an amount of parallax. A stereoscopic image is displayed in an image compositing area and the stereoscopic image is adjusted to as to take on the set amount of parallax. It... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120075285 - Storage medium having stored therein image processing program, image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: An image taken by a real camera is repeatedly obtained, and position and orientation information determined in accordance with a position and an orientation of a real camera in a real space is repeatedly calculated. A virtual object or a letter to be additionally displayed on the taken image is... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120075296 - System and method for constructing a 3d scene model from an image: A method for constructing one or more 3D scene models comprising 3D objects and representing a scene, based upon a prior 3D scene model and a model of scene changes, is described. The method comprises the steps of acquiring an image of the scene; initializing the computed 3D scene model... Agent: Strider Labs, Inc.

20120075297 - System and method for smoothing three dimensional images: A method and system for converting two-dimensional artwork into three-dimensional models. Data relating to an image is imported and segments of the image are chained into contiguous curves. The contiguous curves together may form loops. Subsets of closed loops are split and created where surfaces of the image are to... Agent:

20120075299 - Three-dimensional image display method and apparatus: A three-dimensional image display method, includes: displaying a three-dimensional image including a left eye image signal and a right eye image signal displayed at a display focus angle; determining whether to change a viewing focus angle with respect to the display focus angle; calculating a pixel distance between the left... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075302 - Method for encoding/decoding a 3d mesh model that comprises one or more components: 3D mesh models are represented by three types of data: connectivity data, geometry data and property data. The surface of a 3D object is a triangle mesh. 3D meshes contain huge amounts of data that need to be compressed efficiently. Additionally to the common world coordinate system for the complete... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20120075304 - Backface culling for motion blur and depth of field: In order to efficiently backface cull rendering primitives during computer graphics rendering, it is important to be sure that the rendering primitives to be culled are guaranteed to be backfacing even if the primitives are moving or are undergoing defocus blur. Therefore, we derive conservative tests that determine if a... Agent:

20120075303 - Multi-view ray tracing using edge detection and shader reuse: A multi-view image may be generated by detecting discontinuities in a radiance function using multi-view silhouette edges. A multi-view silhouette edge is an edge of a triangle that intersects a back tracing plane and, in addition, the triangle faces backwards, as seen from the intersection point, and the edge is... Agent:

20120075305 - Graphic for use in determining a characteristic of a consumable: A graphic may include a consumable and having optically encoded information.... Agent: Whirlpool Corporation

20120075306 - Mobile device with on-screen optical navigation: A mobile computing device, including a main body, a processor and associated memory housed within the main body, a display screen housed within the main body and responsive to signals from the processor, an optical sensor fixed to the main body for capturing successive images and providing image signals representative... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120075308 - Chromatograph mass analysis data processing apparatus: A chromatograph mass analysis data processing method for obtaining pertinent information on a compound series including a plurality of compounds whose structures and characters are similar. Based on the data obtained by a chromatograph mass analysis, a two-dimensional isointensity line graph is created and displayed with a retention time and... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation

20120075307 - Systems and methods for displaying digitized waveforms on pixilated screens: Systems and methods for displaying digitized waveform data on a pixilated screen are provided. Certain methods include retrieving waveform data that exists as a plurality of sequential samples in a buffer. A first sample is associated with a first point of a pixilated screen. A second sample that follows the... Agent: General Electric Company

20120075309 - System and method for configuring a thermal imaging instrument: A graphical user interface for configuring parameters associated with a portable infrared imager is provided. The interface can be used to manually or automatically set range and span parameters. The interface can also be used to configure one or more alarms to notify a user that a detected temperature is... Agent: Fluke Corporation

20120075310 - Arc spline gpu rasterization for cubic bezier drawing: A curve drawing system is described herein that rasterizes arc splines in the GPU of a computer for cubic Bezier drawing of strokes and thin features. The curve drawing system first converts a cubic Bezier representation into an arc spline representation. Then the curve drawing system uses a similar approach... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120075312 - Avatars in social interactive television: Virtual environments are presented on displays along with multimedia programs to permit viewers to participate in a social interactive television environment. The virtual environments include avatars that are created and maintained in part using continually updated animation data that may be captured from cameras that monitor viewing areas in a... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20120075311 - Image forming apparatus for displaying information on screen: An image forming apparatus includes an operation panel serving as a display apparatus and an input apparatus for accepting a request for performing processing and a control unit for controlling display on the operation panel. The control unit performs determination processing for determining whether a time period required for the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20120075313 - Interferometric optical display system with broadband characteristics: Broad band white color can be achieved in MEMS display devices by incorporating a material having an extinction coefficient (k) below a threshold value for wavelength of light within an operative optical range of the interferometric modulator. One embodiment provides a method of making the MEMS display device comprising depositing... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120075316 - Method and apparatus for compiling and executing an application using virtualization in a heterogeneous system: A method and apparatus for compiling and executing an application including Central Processing Unit (CPU) source code and Graphic Processing Unit (GPU) source code. The apparatus includes a hardware device including a CPU and a GPU; a compiler that compiles the GPU source code into a GPU virtual instruction; and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075315 - Method for performing video processing based upon a plurality of commands, and associated video processing circuit: A method for performing video processing based upon a plurality of commands is provided, where the method is applied to a video processing circuit. The method includes: grouping the commands into command chains, wherein the command chains have respective dependence relationships; and utilizing a plurality of hardware modules of the... Agent:

20120075314 - Prevention of dos attack by a rogue graphics application: A mechanism is described for mitigating the effects of such a DoS attack by detecting a multiple TDR situation within a short duration, identifying the errant virtual machines, and suspending all rendering ability for that virtual machine or set of virtual machines. While the disclosed embodiments are described in the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120075317 - Sharing a graphical processing unit between a plurality of programs: A centralised server in a bank (50) of servers runs a program for use by a user at a remote terminal (52, 56, 58). In the server, a plurality of programs share a GPU and instructions are used to cause the GPU to store the frames representing graphics of different... Agent: T5 Labs Ltd.

20120075318 - Display device and method for transferring image data: For providing a display device and a method for transferring an image data, shortening process time required to transfer image data without greater processing capacity, the CPU 4 outputs the bypass write signal to the GDC 6, the CPU 4 then outputs the read signal to both the ROM 5... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20120075319 - Hierarchical memory addressing: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for addressing data in a hierarchical graphics processing unit cluster. A hierarchical address is constructed based on the location of a storage circuit where a target unit of data resides. The hierarchical address comprises a level field indicating a hierarchical... Agent:

20120075320 - Defect mapping for a digital display: A digital display with image data storage memory that minimizes the impact of defective memory cells by remapping stored image data. Memory defects may be detected by automatic or visual testing. The digital display may perform a mapping process such that image data placed in the location of the defective... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20120075321 - Monitoring graphics processing: A graphics processing apparatus is provided with rendering circuitry which separately renders different areas of a frame of pixel values. Monitoring circuitry coupled to the rendering circuitry captures for each area rendered one or more parameters and stores these parameters to a parameter memory. A performance frame can be generated... Agent: Arm Limited

20120075326 - Backlight device and liquid crystal display device: According to an embodiment, a backlight device includes a plurality of light guide plates, a plurality of light sources and a light-source substrate. The light guide plates overlap each other with a same light output direction; each of the light guide plates includes a plurality of stripe-shaped projections aligned on... Agent: Harison Toshiba Lighting Corp.

20120075324 - Improved data visualization methods: A method of creating a graphical representation of data points in the form of a heatmap wherein the heatmap represents a plurality of multi-directional flow values between the data points, the method including the steps of positioning data points on a heatmap for graphical representation, calculating bi-directional flow values between... Agent: Business Intelligence Solutions Safe B.v.

20120075323 - Method and apparatus for generating and processing graphic data: A method and apparatus for generating graphic data. The method includes: forming pixel information expressing graphic data in luminance components and chrominance components; and generating the graphic data by selectively using a direct output method and a table mapping method on pixel data according to determined conditions of the chrominance... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075327 - Portable electronic device and method therefor: A portable electronic device having a display and a processor is disclosed herein. The processor is configured to render an active application on substantially the entire display. In response to a status change, an alert is rendered in a visually insignificant area of the display.... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Limited

20120075325 - Systems and methods for displaying molecular probes and chromosomes: The present invention relates to systems and methods for displaying molecular probes and chromosomes, and chromosome information with which the probes are associated.... Agent: Abbott Laboratories

20120075322 - Systems and methods for presenting results of experiments: A method of automatically analyzing data from at least one data set including a plurality of process factors of interest and a process output of interest to determine the relationship between the factors of interest and the output of interest at a given significance level and preserving model hierarchy. The... Agent:

20120075328 - Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for changing colors of displayed assets: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for changing a color of an asset used as part of a displayed avatar from an initial color to an destination color. An indexed color can be defined for the asset, where initial colors of the asset that are sufficiently similar to the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120075330 - Dynamic theme color palette generation: There is provided a method of changing a theme for a user interface of a computer system comprising receiving an identification of an image with which to define a color palette of a theme for rendering elements of a user interface on a color display of the computer system; analysing... Agent:

20120075329 - System and method for image color transfer based on target concepts: A system and method for color transfer are provided. The method includes retrieving a concept color palette from computer memory corresponding to a concept selected by a user. The concept color palette includes a first set of colors, which may be statistically representative of colors of a set of predefined... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120075331 - System and method for changing hair color in digital images: A system and method for digital hair coloring is described. A starting image of a subject including a hair region is obtained. At least one foreground selection of the starting image is obtained, the foreground selection including a portion of the hair region. At least one background selection of the... Agent:

20120075334 - Image synchronization for multiple displays: This disclosure describes techniques for controlling a plurality of displays to present an image split across the displays. For example, a host controller is described herein. The host controller receives, from a first display, a first display status that indicates a status of presentation of a first portion of an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120075333 - Method and system for improving application sharing by dynamic partitioning: A method for improving application sharing by dynamic partitioning can include partitioning a screen display of an application into grid regions and, in response to detecting that an application image in the plurality of grid regions have changed, offsetting positions of the grid regions, so that the changed portions of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120075335 - Method for controlling the display of information on a display area: In a method for controlling the display of information on a display area, the information is structured hierarchically in objects, in which an object and a path, which leads to the object in the hierarchical structure, are displayed. The path is divided into individual path elements, the path elements belonging... Agent:

20120075332 - Portable storage device and its operating method: A portable storage device along with its operating method comprises a data disc with at least a memory chip and an application program installed into the memory chip. The data disc with superior mobility is provided with a plurality of metal contacts connected to a computer. The application program comprises... Agent: Walton Advanced Engineering Inc.

20120075337 - Digital mapping system: Various methods, systems, and apparatus for implementing aspects of a digital mapping system are disclosed. One such method includes sending a location request from a client-side computing device to a map tile server, receiving a set of map tiles in response to the location request, assembling said received map tiles... Agent: Google Inc.

20120075336 - Position information providing device, position information providing method, position information providing system, and program: A position information providing device includes a display control portion which controls, based on sound position information showing sound data transmission positions, the display of a map display screen where icons showing the sound data transmission positions are superimposed on a map.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120075338 - Proximity inclusion zone pickup settings for distributed conversations: This disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for informing users regarding one or more conversations currently occurring within a geographic area of interest (GOI). In one embodiment, a user device associated with a user obtains conversation data for the GOI from a server computer. The conversation data may indicate... Agent: Lemi Technology, LLC

20120075340 - Techniques for interior coordinates: A method for determining interior coordinates is disclosed. The method includes receiving information specifying an object having a plurality of sites and a boundary. Interior coordinates associated with each of the plurality of sites are determined based on the boundary. The interior coordinate associated with each of the plurality of... Agent: Pixar

20120075339 - Virtual showroom system and method: The present invention provides a network server with enhanced graphics and improved methods for displaying articles offered for purchase, to allow a purchaser to fully evaluate the article while shopping “on-line.” In a particular embodiment, a virtual showroom associated with the network server may be provided, for displaying first and... Agent:

20120075343 - Augmented reality (ar) system and method for tracking parts and visually cueing a user to identify and locate parts in a scene: An AR system both identifies and visually tracks parts for a user by maintaining spatial awareness of the user's pose and provides instructions to the user for the use of those parts. Tracking the identified parts, both inside and outside the current Field of View (FOV), and any missing parts... Agent: Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC

20120075342 - Augmenting image data based on related 3d point cloud data:

20120075344 - Information display device: To provide an information display device for displaying at least one item of display target information in respective screen element, receiving, while catalog display takes place, an instruction operation which is made utilizing display target information shown in the screen elements displayed as a catalog, and executing a process based... Agent:

20120075345 - Method, terminal and computer-readable recording medium for performing visual search based on movement or position of terminal: The present invention includes a method for performing visual search based on a movement and/or an angular position of a terminal. The method includes the steps of: (a) sensing a movement and/or an angular position of a terminal by using at least one of sensors; (b) determining whether a triggering... Agent: Olaworks, Inc.

20120075341 - Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for grouping content in augmented reality: An apparatus for grouping content in an augmented reality environment may include a processor and memory storing executable computer code that cause the apparatus to at least perform operations including receiving a detection of real world objects, of a current location, that are currently displayed. The computer program code may... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120075346 - Low complexity method for motion compensation of dwt based systems: Exemplary techniques for performing motion compensation in the discrete wavelet transform domain are described. In an exemplary embodiment, a server can perform motion compensation in the discrete wavelet transform domain for an image and send at least one motion vector and at least one delta array to a client. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120075347 - Mobile terminal and image control method thereof: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to connect to the Internet to receive a Web page, a display unit configured to display the Web page, and a controller configured to receive an input signal corresponding to a selection of at least one image included in the displayed... Agent:

20120075348 - Information processing apparatus, information processing terminal, information processing method and computer program: An apparatus, method, and computer-readable storage medium for processing image data are provided. The apparatus includes an output unit configured to project a first image on a projection surface, a detection unit configured to detect movement of the apparatus, and a processor configured to change the first image to a... Agent:

20120075349 - System and method for motion editing multiple synchronized characters: Disclosed are a system and a method for motion editing multiple synchronized characters. The motion editing system comprises: a Laplacian motion editor which edits a spatial route of inputted character data according to user conditions, and processes the distortion of the interaction time; and a discrete motion editor which applies... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation

20120075350 - Storage medium storing information processing program, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: An information processing apparatus has upper and lower LCDs different in width and an inputter such as a touch panel, or the like. A computer of the information processing apparatus displays, out of information being made up of plurality of pages, information of a predetermined page on the upper and... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120075351 - Storage medium having stored therein information processing program, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: A part of a content 61 is displayed on a display screen. If a user has designated a first area, a scrolling indicator 57 that indicates the part displayed on the display screen is displayed at a first timing. If the user has designated a second area, the scrolling indicator... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120075352 - Storage medium having stored therein information processing program, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: A part of a content 61 is displayed on a display screen. Display switching means discontinuously switches the part to another part at least partially different from the part. When the switching is performed, a scrolling indicator 57 that indicates the position of the part in the entirety of the... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120075354 - Capture time reduction for correction of display non-uniformities: A display includes a plurality of gray levels being provided to a plurality of pixels of the display and illuminating each of the pixels with the plurality of gray levels. The display applying corrective data for the pixels so as to reduce the mura effects of the display for the... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20120075358 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a display panel; an LED backlight unit that emits light to the display panel; an LED driver that drives an LED of the LED backlight unit; an LED temperature detection portion that detects an LED temperature of the LED backlight unit; and a correction portion that... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120075361 - Display device and drive method for display device: A pixel circuit (6) is driven in an impulse mode in which an organic EL diode (7) emits light only during a selection period, or in a hold mode in which the organic EL diode (7) emits the light not during the selection period but after the selection period. Moreover,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075355 - Display device, viewing angle control method, computer program storage device with viewing angle control program, and mobile terminal: A display device includes a display panel unit having predetermined viewing angle characteristics. An image data conversion unit is included that converts original image data to be displayed on the display panel unit so that a luminance difference in a low gray level region does not substantially change between before... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.

20120075362 - Image display device and control method therefor: In an LCD data calculation section, a base data calculation section calculates LCD data before temperature compensation based on an input image and display luminance of each area of a backlight, a scene change detection section detects a scene change point at which the amount of change of the input... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120075356 - Integrated backlight driving chip and led backlight device: An integrated backlight driving chip for driving a light-emitting diode backlight module includes a scaler circuit and a backlight driving circuit. The scaler circuit includes a digital control unit for generating a digital control signal, and a variable reference voltage generation unit for generating a reference voltage. The backlight driving... Agent:

20120075359 - Power supply apparatus and display apparatus including the same: A power supply apparatus and a display apparatus including the same are provided. The power supply apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment includes a power factor correction circuit unit which corrects a power factor of input power and outputs the corrected power factor and a controller which controls whether to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120075357 - Programmable light beam shape altering device using programmable micromirrors: A digital micromirror device (“DMD”) is used to alter the shape of light that is projected onto a stage. The DMD selectively reflects some light, thereby shaping the light that is projected onto the stage. The control for the alteration is controlled by an image. That image can be processed,... Agent: Production Resource Group L.l.c

20120075353 - System and method for providing control data for dynamically adjusting lighting and adjusting video pixel data for a display to substantially maintain image display quality while reducing power consumption: System and method for providing control data for dynamically adjusting lighting and adjusting video pixel data for a display to substantially maintain image display quality while reducing power consumption. In accordance with one or more embodiments, image statistics, e.g., histogram data representing luma values corresponding to pixels for a video... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20120075360 - Systems and methods for controlling drive signals in spatial light modulator displays: Methods and systems are provided for processing control values for a backlight and/or a display modulation layer of a display. A ramping pattern is determined based on the difference between new and old control values. A blanking pattern is determined based on the motion detected in frame regions. The ramping... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120075363 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel of an organic light emitting display in which the pixel includes: a first transistor including a first electrode coupled to a first power source, a second electrode, and a gate electrode coupled to a first node; a second transistor including a first electrode coupled to a third power... Agent:

  
03/22/2012 > 153 patent applications in 49 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120068914 - Miniature communications gateway for head mounted display: A head mounted display (HMD) system includes a number of separately and uniquely packaged components. A first component is a headset that incorporates at least a microphone input and speaker output devices into headset housing apparatus designed to be supported about the user's head or face. A microdisplay element is... Agent: Kopin Corporation

20120068913 - Opacity filter for see-through head mounted display: An optical see-through head-mounted display device includes a see-through lens which combines an augmented reality image with light from a real-world scene, while an opacity filter is used to selectively block portions of the real-world scene so that the augmented reality image appears more distinctly. The opacity filter can be... Agent:

20120068915 - Light emitting device and electronic apparatus: To solve degradation with time of a light emitting element by a new method. When the potential of an electrode of a monitor pixel is sampled and fed back to a light emitting pixel, degradation with time of a light emitting element can be corrected. In addition, when a writing... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120068916 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, and television receiver: Provided is an active matrix substrate for use in a liquid crystal display device in which two scan signal lines (16i and 16j) are scanned simultaneously; pixel regions including two pixel electrodes each are arranged in the row and column directions when the column direction is the scanning direction; one... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120068918 - Method and apparatus for electronic reader operation: Methods and apparatus are provided for operation of an electronic reader. In one embodiment, a method includes detecting a user command to initiate playback of the digital text, detecting a playback setting for the digital text based on the user command, displaying a first portion of the digital text by... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120068920 - Method and interface of recognizing user's dynamic organ gesture and electric-using apparatus using the interface: A method of recognizing a user's dynamic organ for use in an electric-using apparatus includes scanning a target image inputted through an imaging element using a window; generating a HOG descriptor of a region of the target image that is scanned when it is judged that the scanned region includes... Agent:

20120068922 - Remote control functionality including information from motion sensors: According to some aspects, the invention provides methods and apparatuses for incorporating motion sensors into a full function remote control. In addition to using movement for cursor location on an associated display, the invention can use the motion sensor information in many new and useful ways. As one example, information... Agent: Viaclix, Inc.

20120068919 - Sensor: A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach at least two objects together in a preferred configuration without fasteners and without external intervention. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach an accessory device to an electronic device.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120068917 - System and method for dynamic gesture recognition using geometric classification: A gesture recognition system and method that inputs videos of a moving hand and outputs the recognized gesture states for the input sequence. In each image, the hand area is segmented from the background and used to estimate parameters of all five fingers. The system further classifies the hand image... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120068921 - Wireless video headset with spread spectrum overlay: Enhanced Bluetooth and/or cellular frequency hopping radios are integrated into a hands-free wireless mobile computing and video display headset. Forms of these enhanced headsets incorporating the enhanced frequency hopping spread spectrum radio technology are of interest to military, police, fire fighters, first responders and certain commercial companies such as utility... Agent: Kopin Corporation

20120068924 - Computer system, computer system control method, program, and information storage medium: To prevent a user from sensing change in feeling of operation of a pointing device. There is provided a computer system control method for controlling a computer system having a coordinate designation system for producing base data for calculating position coordinates, the method comprising the steps of obtaining the position... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120068923 - Information processing apparatus and computer-readable medium: An information processing apparatus includes a first acceptance unit, a second acceptance unit and a coordinate determination unit. The first acceptance unit accepts first inclinations or first accelerations of a portable information processing apparatus having a display screen in a first state. The second acceptance unit accepts second inclinations or... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120068926 - Display device with reversible display and driving method thereof: A display device includes a control circuit, a data driving circuit, a gate driving circuit, and a display panel comprising a display region. The control circuit determines a located orientation of the display panel, sets a display-mode state parameter according to the located orientation of the display panel, and outputs... Agent: Innocom Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120068925 - System and method for gesture based control: Methods and apparatus are provided for gesture based control of a device. In one embodiment, a method includes detecting a first position sensor signal, the first position sensor signal detected by a first sensor, and detecting a second position sensor signal, the second position sensor signal detected by a second... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120068927 - Computer input device enabling three degrees of freedom and related input and feedback methods: Disclosed herein are a system and method for simultaneously reporting changes in location and orientation of an object moving over a planar surface and forming part of a computer input device, interoperably with a conventional mouse where reporting only location is in question. Further the present invention provides improved ways... Agent:

20120068928 - Control configuration for digital image system: Systems, methods, and products are described that provide control configuration for a digital image system. One aspect provides for a system configured to identify one or more input control devices in communication with a digital image application operating on said system, the one or more input devices comprising one or... Agent: Omnyx, LLC

20120068929 - Fixed mouse: Disclosed herein is a fixed mouse. The fixed mouse includes a housing which has an insert depression, a movable body, a portion or the entirety of which is inserted into the insert depression, a direction sensing means which detects a direction in which an external force is applied to the... Agent: Phoenix Icp Co., Ltd.

20120068930 - Mouse device: A grip portion 1 has substantially conical shape having a contour tilted, its bottom face is opened and a fastening portion 3 is formed around the edge of the opening. The sliding portion 2 is coupled to the lower part of the grip portion 1, has a gradual convex surface... Agent:

20120068931 - Optical mouse: An optical mouse is provided with a light guide. The light guide has a collecting surface, a single reflection surface and an exit surface, guiding a light of a light source to a tracking surface through three interface engagements of a refraction, a reflection and a refraction, so as to... Agent: Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc.

20120068935 - Information input device, control method thereof and image processing apparatus: An information input device includes a display unit that has a display screen and displays an image, and a touch-panel that is arranged on the display screen and specifies a designated position on the display screen. The display unit displays any of first, second and third screen images depending on... Agent:

20120068933 - Interactive keyboard with multiple different key arrangements: A keyboard kit that is selectively configurable by an end user to provide differing key arrangements is provided. The keyboard kit includes a plurality of differently-configured keyboard modules and an underlying display device. Each of the plurality of differently-configured keyboard modules may be at least partially see-through and include mechanically-depressible... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120068934 - Interactive keyboard with viewable display: A keyboard with viewable output display capability is provided. The keyboard includes a display device and a plurality of keys situated over the display device, each of the plurality of keys being mechanically depressible so that the key is reciprocally movable toward and away from the display device, and each... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120068932 - Method and apparatus pertaining to a touch typing-friendly grid-patterned keyboard: A keyboard can be comprised of a plurality of alphabetic keys that are disposed in an evenly-spaced grid pattern with respect to one another. In any event, these keys have keycaps configured to comport with touch typing as with a keyboard having a plurality of alphabetic keys that are disposed... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120068936 - Apparatus and method for automatic enablement of a rear-face entry in a mobile device: The present invention discloses one or more embodiments of a mobile device capable of automatic enablement of a rear-face data entry. In a preferred embodiment of the invention, the mobile device can automatically detect and determine that a rear-face data entry interface is either facing up or facing the user's... Agent:

20120068941 - Apparatus and method for proximity based input: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for controlling display operations is provided, comprising: detecting presence of an object in close proximity to an input surface, detecting at least one information item associated with the object, detecting distance information on the distance of... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120068948 - Character input device and portable telephone: This portable telephone includes a display portion displaying a selection screen displaying selection keys, a touch panel sensing that a thumb or a finger of the user or a touch pen has touched the selection screen and the coordinates of the touched position and a main control portion detecting a... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20120068942 - Consumer electronic product: A magnetic attachment mechanism and method is described. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasable attach at least two objects together in a preferred configuration without fasteners and without external intervention. The magnetic attachment mechanism can be used to releasably attach an accessory device to an electronic device.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120068951 - Dynamic door display system and method: In a system and method of image display, an image projector is positioned to back project (or rear project) an image on one or more platform doors disposed between a passenger platform of a train or people mover station and a pathway of the train or people mover. The image... Agent: Bombardier Transportation Gmbh

20120068940 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a housing, an optical touch module, and a detecting unit. The housing includes a first body and a second body, and an angle is formed between the first body and the second body. The optical touch module executes a positioning function by sensing signals. The detecting... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120068938 - Electronic device with touch-sensitive display: An electronic device includes a touch-sensitive display, a plurality of fluid elements arranged and constructed to transfer a force to the touch-sensitive display to provide tactile feedback, and an actuator coupled to the plurality of fluid elements to apply the force through the fluid elements when the actuator is actuated.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120068950 - Gesture orbit design: A computing apparatus and method of manipulating a displayed orbit of an object by detecting a gesture having a correspondence between body movements as the gesture and a resulting change to one or more orbital parameters within a displayed orbit system, changing an orbital parameter of the displayed orbit system... Agent: A.i. Solutions, Inc.

20120068944 - Liquid crystal display device with a built-in touch screen and method for manufacturing the same: A liquid crystal display device with a built-in touch screen including a substrate having a pixel region, a thin film transistor formed in the pixel region, a first passivation layer formed on the thin film transistor, a first contact hole formed through a portion of the first passivation layer to... Agent:

20120068954 - Method and device for converting sensing information: The method and device for converting sensing information are disclosed. A dual-differential sensing information is obtained and then converted into a sensing information, wherein the touch related sensing information having two peaks in a pair of zero-crossings is converted into quasi signal values.... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120068953 - Method and device for position detection: The method and device for position detection are disclosed. Corresponding to a first touch related sensing information, a second touch related sensing information is acquired for determining at least one position. Each position is used separately for determining the position of a centroid according to the first touch related sensing... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20120068943 - Method and electronic device for retrieving geographic information: Various embodiments of a battery detector are provided. In one aspect, a method for capturing geographic information is applied to an electronic device in communication with the Global Positioning System (GPS). The method includes displaying map information on a touch screen provided by the electronic device; receiving a query condition... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20120068955 - Pointer tracking across multiple overlapping coordinate input sub-regions defining a generally contiguous input region: A touch system comprises overlapping coordinate input sub-regions defining a generally contiguous input surface. Each coordinate input sub-region generates pointer coordinate data in response to pointer contacts thereon. When a pointer contact is made on a region of a coordinate input sub-region that overlaps with an adjacent coordinate input sub-region,... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc

20120068937 - Quick input language/virtual keyboard/ language dictionary change on a touch screen device: A device having a touch screen display selects a first language as an active input language. The device presents a first virtual keyboard associated with the first language on the touch screen display and receives a touch input that includes a directional touch swipe on the touch screen display. The... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120068949 - Systems and methods for signaling and interference detection in sensor devices: An input device processing system comprises a sensor module that transmits a first transmitter signal with a transmitter electrode and receives a resulting signal with a receiver electrode. The first transmitter signal comprises a first transmitter frequency, and the resulting signal comprises effects corresponding to the first transmitter signal. A... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated

20120068947 - Touch detection method and touch detector using the same: A method for double click detection includes the following steps. Firstly whether first event is detected is determined, if so, first corresponding position is obtained, a period counting is triggered, and first flag is set. Then whether the period ends is judged; if not and the first flag exists, a... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20120068946 - Touch display device and control method thereof: A touch display device includes a main body, a detecting module and a touch display module. The detecting module includes a plurality of sensing elements for sensing a touch position of a user at the main body and providing a touch signal to the detecting module. The touch display module... Agent:

20120068945 - Touch panel type operation device, touch panel operation method, and computer program: Touch panel operation devices, methods, and programs set a touch-off determination time, and determine that the touch-off has occurred if the state at which the touch panel detects the user not touching the touch panel has continued for the set touch-off determination time or more after the touch-off was detected.... Agent: Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

20120068939 - Touch-sensitive display with depression detection and method: A device includes a touch-sensitive display having a first location associated with a first threshold and a second location associated with a second threshold. A sensor is configured to detect depression of the touch-sensitive display by detecting a force exerted at a location on the touch-sensitive display The force exerted... Agent:

20120068952 - User computer device with temperature sensing capabilities and method of operating same: A user computer device is provided that comprises a temperature sensitive touchscreen having a temperature sensitive user interface comprising multiple thermal energy emitter/detector devices, such as thermocouples. The multiple thermal energy emitter/detector devices are capable both of detecting thermal energy and emitting thermal energy. The temperature sensitive user interface generates... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20120068964 - Capacitive stylus for a touch screen: A system comprising a sensing device and a capacitive sense array configured to track the position of a stylus and synchronize the capacitive sense array to the stylus transmit signal. The system is configured to track the position of both a stylus and a passive touch object. The system is... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120068956 - Finger-pointing, gesture based human-machine interface for vehicles: An adaptive interface system includes a user interface for controlling a vehicle system, a sensor for detecting a position of an extremity of a user and generating a sensor signal representing the position of the extremity, and a processor in communication with the sensor and the user interface, wherein the... Agent: Visteon Global Technologies, Inc.

20120068967 - Glove and touchscreen used to read information by touch:

20120068962 - Information system using multi-touch function: A driving device includes a base and a conductive pattern portion provided on a surface of the base. The conductive pattern portion has an electric charge accumulating portion, touching portions and conductive connecting portions connecting the accumulating portion and each of the touching portions. When a surface of the base... Agent:

20120068963 - Method and system for emulating a mouse on a multi-touch sensitive surface: A computer implemented method for emulating a mouse with a multi-touch sensitive display surface, wherein a touching of the multi-touch sensitive display surface by a user creates a capacitive coupling between the user and the multi-touch sensitive display surface at a location of the touching. The method senses concurrently a... Agent:

20120068969 - Method for determining multiple touch inputs on a resistive touch screen and a multiple touch controller: The present invention relates to a method and a Multi-Touch controller for determining multiple touch inputs on a resistive touch screen, such screen having a first layer (2A) and a second layer (2B) with a first axis (2C) and a second axis (2D) orthogonal to each other being definable thereat,... Agent:

20120068958 - Portable electronic device and control method thereof: A portable electronic device and method executes control functions by variations of a light intensity. The portable electronic device comprises a memory, a touch screen, a proximity sensor and at least one processor. The light sensor detects an original light intensity and a current light intensity surrounding the portable electronic... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20120068959 - Resistive touch screen: Disclosed herein is a resistive touch screen. The resistive touch screen includes a resistive touch panel configured to include a lower substrate formed with a lower electrode pattern in an active region through which images pass, an upper substrate formed with an upper electrode pattern to be opposite to the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120068965 - Sensor apparatus and information processing apparatus: A sensor apparatus includes: a sensor panel that includes an input operation surface and is configured to detect positional coordinates of a detection object that comes into contact with the input operation surface; a casing; and a pressure-sensitive sensor that includes a first electrode fixed on the sensor panel side,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120068966 - Systems and methods for signaling and interference detection in sensor devices: An input device processing system comprises a sensor module that transmits a first transmitter signal with a transmitter electrode and receives a resulting signal with a receiver electrode. The first transmitter signal comprises a first transmitter frequency, and the resulting signal comprises effects corresponding to the first transmitter signal. A... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated

20120068961 - Touch detection function-attached display apparatus, driving method and driving circuit therefor, and electronic apparatus: Provided is a touch-detection-function-attached display apparatus including: common-driving electrodes disposed in parallel to extend in one direction; a display device performing display based on pixel and display-driving signals; a touch-detection device detecting an externally-approaching object based on a touch-detection-driving signal; and a scan-driving unit performing a first-scan driving for sequentially-applying... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120068968 - Touch pad with flexible substrate: A touch sensor device is provided that uses a flexible circuit substrate to provide an improved input device. Specifically, the present invention uses a touch sensor controller affixed to the flexible circuit substrate, which is coupled to a sensor component to provide a flexible, reliable and cost effective touch sensor... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated

20120068960 - Touch screen and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are a touch screen and a method of manufacturing the same. The touch screen includes: a transparent substrate; a transparent electrode formed on the transparent substrate and including a sensing part sensing a touch input and an extension part extending from the sensing part to an edge of... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120068957 - Touch-based user interface with haptic feedback: One embodiment of a touch-based user interface may include a haptic feedback layer with one or more actuators configured to supply a haptic feedback. The one or more actuators may be embedded in a nonconductive material. The touch-based user interface may further include a printed circuit board layer underlying the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120068973 - Determining the location of an object on a touch surface: An apparatus is operated to determine the location of at least one object on a touch surface (4) of a light transmissive panel (1). In the apparatus, an illumination arrangement (2, 10) generates a first set of sheets (C1-C3) of light and introduces the first set of sheets (C1-C3) via... Agent: Flatfrog Laboratories Ab

20120068974 - Optical position detection apparatus: An optical position detection apparatus includes a retroreflective member 10 and a detection unit 20. The retroreflective member 10 is disposed so as to cover two predetermined sides of the perimeter of the detection area 1. The detection unit 20 is disposed adjacent to a corner opposite to the two... Agent:

20120068972 - Touch display apparatus and operation method thereof: A touch display apparatus including a display unit, a light confinement element, at least one light emitting device, and at least one optical detector is provided. The light confinement element is disposed beside the display unit, and has first and second total internal reflection (TIR) surfaces, and a light incident... Agent: Young Lighting Technology Corporation

20120068970 - Touch-sensitive display with depression detection and method: A device includes a touch-sensitive display and a sensor configured to detect a force that results in depression of the touch-sensitive display. The sensor includes one or more wavelength selective optical carriers that carry optical signals. The force affects one or more optical paths of the optical signals.... Agent:

20120068971 - Touch-sensitive display with optical sensor and method: An electronic device includes a touch-sensitive display and a sensor configured to detect a force that results in depression of the touch-sensitive display. The sensor includes an optical device that receives a reflection of an optical signal, wherein the force affects the reflection.... Agent:

20120068975 - Electromagnetic pen, electromagnetic signal transmission method and processing method, apparatus and device: An electromagnetic pen, an electromagnetic signal transmission method and an electromagnetic signal processing method, a processing device and a processing apparatus comprises: a reference inductance and a reference capacitor, connected with each other in parallel in a housing of the electromagnetic pen and configured to transmit an electromagnetic signal in... Agent: Taiguen Technology (shen_zhen) Co.,ltd

20120068976 - Composite display device and method for controlling display operation of the same: A composite display device includes a control unit, and first and second display units. The first display unit is coupled electrically to the control unit for displaying a first frame under control of the control unit. The second display unit is disposed beneath the first display unit, is coupled electrically... Agent: Wistron Corporation

20120068977 - Image display device and transmission signal control method to be used in same: An image display device and a transmission signal control method to be used in same and more particularly to the image display device and the transmission signal control method that can be suitably used when transmission wirings for data signal based on a video signal become complicated due to configurations... Agent: Nlt Technologies, Ltd.

20120068978 - Backlight system for a display: A method and system for modifying a pulse width modulation signal for controlling the backlit illumination intensity of a liquid crystal display. The modified pulse width modulated signal may be selected to operate with at least one pulse having a first duty cycle with the remaining pulses in the pulse... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120068979 - E-book and power controller and power controlling method thereof: An e-book under an external light having an intensity is provided. The e-book includes a memory module storing data; an input/output interface electrically connected to the memory module, inputting the data to the memory module, and outputting the data from the memory module; an e-paper module electrically connected to the... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20120068981 - Luminescence shock avoidance in display devices: A luminescence shock avoidance algorithm is disclosed to selectively limit the brightness level of a display device when the display device is activated in a dark environment to prevent the temporary vision impairment that can occur when a display device is activated in a dark environment. The algorithm receives the... Agent:

20120068980 - Storage medium having stored thereon display control program, display control apparatus, display control system, and display control method: Captured image acquisition means acquires a captured image captured by a real camera. Color detection means, in the captured image acquired by the captured image acquisition means, detects at least one pixel having specific range color information in color information including at least one selected from the group including RGB... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120068982 - Display apparatus and power circuit devices thereof: A display apparatus and a power circuit device thereof are provided. The power circuit device includes: a transforming unit which outputs a first output current and a second output current in response to change of an input current; a first switching unit which switches to allow the input current to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120068985 - Chip and computer system: A computer system is provided. The computer system comprises system and peripheral hardware devices, a display device and a chip. The display device comprises a display panel and an on-screen display (OSD) control module. The chip comprises a computer system environment information monitoring module, a control connection interface and a... Agent: Nuvoton Technology Corporation

20120068988 - Data line drive circuit for display devices: (M+N) drive circuits each perform impedance conversion on an input voltage to output the resultant voltage. A selector selects M drive circuits having a predetermined output voltage accuracy from the (M+N) drive circuits, supplies M display voltages to inputs of the selected M drive circuits, and outputs, as M drive... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120068989 - Gate driving circuit and display apparatus having the same: A liquid crystal display apparatus including a gate driving circuit disposed on a liquid crystal display is provided. The apparatus further includes a data driving chip, disposed on the liquid crystal display panel, to apply data driving signals to data lines. The gate driving circuit includes a plurality of stages... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120068984 - Integrated electromagnetic type input flat panel display apparatus: An integrated electromagnetic type input flat panel display apparatus is disclosed. The integrated electromagnetic type input flat panel display apparatus comprises a display panel, a control unit and a signal processing unit. The display panel has a display unit and an electromagnetic sensor unit, wherein the display unit and the... Agent: Waltop International Corporation

20120068986 - Light emitting device, drive control method thereof, and electronic device: The ammeter measures the current value of a detection current flowing from the data driver to the ammeter via the data line, the first transistor, the light emitting element of the pixel, and the common electrode when the data driver applies to the data line a first set voltage having... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120068987 - Plasma display panel drive method and plasma display device: In the driving method of a plasma display panel, one field contains a plurality of subfields and each of which has the following periods: an address period for generating an address discharge; a sustain period where a voltage is applied to data electrodes and sustain pulses corresponding to luminance weight... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120068983 - Switchable organic electro- luminescence display panel and switchable organic electro-luminescence display circuit: A switchable organic electro-luminescence display circuit includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of first organic electro-luminescence devices, a plurality of second organic electro-luminescence devices, a display mode switching line, and at least one display mode switching transistor. Each of the first organic electro-luminescence... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120068991 - Active matrix display devices and electronic apparatuses using the same: A display device capable of preventing display noise from being induced in the first frame period after a power source is input thereto. The display device includes pixels arranged in a matrix formed by rows and columns. Each pixel includes a pixel electrode, a display element, a storage capacitor coupled... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120068990 - Display medium and display device: In the constitutional units (A) and (B), X represents a group containing a silicone chain, Ra1 and Ra2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, Rb2 represents an organic group containing a substituted or unsubstituted phenyl group, n1 and n2 each represent mold of the constitutional unit... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120068992 - Driving method for organic electroluminescence light emitting section: A driving method for an organic EL light emitting section achieves optimization of mobility correction for a transistor of a driving circuit in response to luminance. In a driving circuit formed from a driving transistor, an image signal writing transistor and a capacitor section having a pair of electrodes, a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120068994 - Display device: A display device including a timing controller and a display panel is provided. The timing controller provides a clock signal and an inverted signal of the clock signal. The display panel includes a substrate, a pixel array and a plurality of shift registers. The pixel array is disposed on the... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120068993 - Techniques for changing image display properties: Techniques are described that can be used to adjust a refresh rate of a display device. For example, the refresh rate change can be triggered by a user application for a variety of circumstances such as a change in power source from AC to DC or display of 24 frames... Agent:

20120068995 - Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, transmission-reception system, and image display system: The present invention provides a transmission apparatus and a reception apparatus easy to sample data correctly by a clock in the reception apparatus. In a detection section 25 of a reception apparatus 20n, based on data output from a sampler section 23, both or either of detection of a phase... Agent: Thine Electronics, Inc.

20120069007 - method for enhancing depth maps: A system for enhancing a depth map associated with a 2D image wherein a face detector analyzes the 2D image to determine a position of a face in the 2D image, the system utilizes the position to derive a depth model; and the depth model is combined with the depth... Agent: Dynamic Digital Depth Research Pty Ltd

20120069011 - 3d design and modeling system and methods: A computer-aided design (CAD) system provides for designing, modeling and simulating objects in 3D. Both 2D and 3D objects can be provided in a 3D space and associated to one another by one or more constraints. Modification to the objects is calculated to satisfy the constraints as well as the... Agent: Enventive Engineering, Inc.

20120069015 - 3d image reproduction device and method capable of selecting 3d mode for 3d image: The present invention relates to a device for reproducing a 3D image, and provides a 3D image reproduction device capable of selecting a 3D mode for a 3D image, comprising: a formatting unit which generates and transmits 3D image data for an inputted image signal; a mode input unit which... Agent:

20120068997 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus and method of controlling the display apparatus are provided herein. The display apparatus includes: a display unit; an image receiving unit which receives an image signal from an image source; and an image processing unit which processes the image signal, controls the display unit to display a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120068998 - Display apparatus and image processing method thereof: A display apparatus and an image processing method thereof. The display apparatus including an image processing unit processing a left-eye image and a right-eye image; a display unit displaying the left-eye image and the right-eye image alternately; and a control unit controlling the image processing unit so that an image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120069001 - Electronic album generating apparatus, stereoscopic image pasting apparatus, and methods and programs for controlling operation of same: Viewing of stereoscopic images is facilitated for every page of an electronic album. A page constituting an electronic album is selected. A stereoscopic image is then selected and the selected stereoscopic image is pasted in an image compositing area. An amount of parallax has been defined for the image compositing... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120069002 - Image display apparatus and imaging apparatus: An image display apparatus includes a display unit capable of performing a stereoscopic view display of a first image utilizing a disparity of human being, an image processing unit performing processing which changes a depth range in the stereoscopic view display on the first image, and a display controlling unit... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120069009 - Image processing apparatus: A detecting unit detects an object in an input image. A depth map generating unit selects a depth template corresponding to a type of the object and places a selected depth template on a depth map in accordance with a position of the object to generate the depth map having... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120069004 - Image processing device and method, and stereoscopic image display device: A method, computer readable medium and apparatus that can produce a depth image based on a first image of a scene from a first viewpoint and a second image of the scene from a second viewpoint. The first and second viewpoints are displaced along a first dimension. A third image... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120069006 - Information processing apparatus, program and information processing method: An apparatus and method provide logic for processing information. In one implementation, an apparatus includes a display unit configured to display a first stereoscopic image. The first stereoscopic image includes a first and a second content, which may be disposed at corresponding display positions in a depth direction, and at... Agent:

20120069003 - Method and system for evaluation using probabilistic boosting trees: A method and system for evaluating probabilistic boosting trees is disclosed. In an embodiment, input data is received at a graphics processing unit. A weighted empirical distribution associated with each node of the probabilistic boosting tree is determined using a stack implementation. The weighted empirical distribution associated with each node... Agent: Siemens Corporation

20120068999 - Method of processing image data, method of displaying image using the same and display apparatus performing the method of displaying image: A method of processing image data comprises storing image frame data in a first memory, repetitively reading the image frame data stored in the first memory to output high frequency image frame data and correcting the high frequency image frame data based on previous frame data.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120069010 - Methods and apparatuses for creating orientation markers and 3d ultrasound imaging systems using the same: Methods and systems for creating an orientation marker in a 3D ultrasound imaging system are disclosed.... Agent: Shenzhen Mindray Bio-medical Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120069000 - Mobile terminal and method for controlling operation of the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method for controlling the operation of the same are provided. In the method, upon selection of 3D content to be reproduced, a 3D viewing section and a 2D viewing section of the 3D content are determined according to a preset viewing condition. The selected 3D... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120069005 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the operation of the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the operation of the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes dividing each of first and second images into a plurality of blocks, the first and second images capable of realizing a three-dimensional (3D) image using binocular disparity; searching the first and... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120069012 - Point cloud assisted photogrammetric rendering method and apparatus: m

20120069013 - Processor for three dimensional computer graphics: The object of the present invention is to provide a processor that is specifically suitable for three dimensional computer graphics that can handle pluralities of programs by only one processor. The control unit 11 of the processor of the present invention has n units of process controllers 21. The execute... Agent: Digital Media Professionals Inc.

20120068996 - Safe mode transition in 3d content rendering: A method for rendering 3D content in a safe mode includes receiving images to be rendered in a 3D format, and detecting, in the received images, at least one image having a 3D content creation or conversion error that creates an uncomfortable 3D effect to a user. The method may... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120069014 - Spatial exploration field of view preview mechanism: Indicators operable to preview or show the position and relative zoom level of a field of view within a virtual space. Virtual space exploration took typically make use of a field of view for limiting a user's view of the virtual space and zooming in on a portion of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120069008 - Systems and methods for providing a user interface: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for providing a user with a convenient and intuitive user interface for performing tasks within projects, wherein the tasks may be related to content objects; for organizing content objects within projects, between projects, and with respect to one another; and... Agent:

20120069018 - Ar process apparatus, ar process method and storage medium: A generating unit generates a 3D model of an object based on pair images obtained for the same object. An extracting unit extracts plural first feature points from a to-be-synthesis 3D model and plural second feature points from a synthesis 3D model. An obtaining unit obtains a coordinate conversion parameter... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120069016 - Method and apparatus for adding detail to a 3d solid model using a secondary geometric representation: The invention is directed to systems and methods for detailing a graphical 3D solid model displayed to a user. An example system includes a graphical user interface device (e.g., joystick, keyboard, stylus, roller ball, touch screen, tablet, etc.) configured to receive input from a user and transmit the input to... Agent:

20120069017 - Method and system for efficient extraction of a silhouette of a 3d mesh: A method and system for extracting a silhouette of a 3D mesh representing an anatomical structure is disclosed. The 3D mesh is projected to two dimensions. Silhouette candidate edges are generated in the projected mesh by pruning edges and mesh points based on topology analysis of the projected mesh. Each... Agent: Siemens Corporation

20120069019 - Method and apparatus for three-dimensional image reconstruction: In accordance with various aspects of the disclosure, a method and apparatus is disclosed for constructing a three-dimensional model of a scene captured as a video stream including obtaining a video stream of a scene by a first camera; locating a horizon with respect to the scene with a second... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120069021 - Apparatus and method of early pixel discarding in graphic processing unit: A method to discard pixels early includes a first early depth test maintaining a depth value on a pixel to be discarded by a discard instruction, and a second early depth test updating the depth value on a pixel not to be discarded by the discard instruction. Because of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120069022 - Color seamlessness across tiled multi-projector displays: A method includes generating in a computer a representation for the color transfer function both direct and inverse, of a nonideal source device to those in a target device significantly different than the source device, using higher-dimensional Bezier patches by using a non-linear parameterization of the Bezier patches in the... Agent:

20120069020 - Lighting control for occlusion-based volume illumination of medical data: Occlusion-based lighting control is provided in volume rendering of medical data. In addition to altering the brightness of a sample based on the degree of occlusion, the opacity for the sample is also or alternatively altered. For direct volume rendering, the depth of samples along a given ray contributing to... Agent: Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.

20120069023 - Ray tracing core and ray tracing chip having the same: A ray tracing core comprising a ray generation unit and a plurality of T&I (Traversal & Intersection) units with MIMD (Multiple Instruction stream Multiple Data stream) architecture is disclosed. The ray generation unit generates at least one eye ray based on an eye ray generation information. The eye ray generation... Agent: Siliconarts, Inc.

20120069024 - Method for generating a graph lattice from a corpus of one or more data graphs: A document recognition system and method, where images are represented as a collection of primitive features whose spatial relations are represented as a graph. Useful subsets of all the possible subgraphs representing different portions of images are represented over a corpus of many images. The data structure is a lattice... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20120069025 - Displaying interconnects having an appearance indicating data characteristics: A method for determining a depth ordering between two planes in a 3D workspace of an application is provided. The method includes projecting vectors from a reference position through points of interest on the planes, determining corresponding points on the other plane, determining a number of points of interest on... Agent:

20120069026 - Segmentation of free-form shapes into chains of circular elements in computer graphics applications: A solution for representing a free-form shape in a data-processing system is proposed. An illustrative method comprises associating sample points defining the free-form shape with a set of circular elements, and storing an indication of the circular elements. Associating includes determining a set of pivot points among the sample points... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120069027 - Input device: An input device including: a storage unit 6 which stores partial touch area definition data that defines a partial area of a touch input area 2a of a touch-type input device 2 corresponding to an input button displayed on an input screen of a display device 3 as a location... Agent:

20120069028 - Real-time animations of emoticons using facial recognition during a video chat: Embodiments are directed towards displaying an animated video emoticon by augmenting features identified in a video stream. Augmenting features identified in the video stream may include modifying, in whole or in part, some aspects of the identified features but not other aspects. For example, a user may select an animated... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20120069029 - Inter-processor communication techniques in a multiple-processor computing platform: This disclosure describes communication techniques that may be used within a multiple-processor computing platform. The techniques may, in some examples, provide software interfaces that may be used to support message passing within a multiple-processor computing platform that initiates tasks using command queues. The techniques may, in additional examples, provide software... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120069031 - Decoupled holographic film and diffuser: In various embodiments described herein, a display device includes a front illumination device that comprises a light guide disposed forward of an array of display elements, such as an array of interferometric modulators, to distribute light across the array of display elements. The light guide may include a turning film... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120069030 - Method of uniform distribution for increasing display rate: A method of uniform distribution for increasing a display rate. For data to be displayed, dividing a complete effective output enable (OE) time that is greater than one serial shift cycle into several unit serial shift cycles and uniformly distributing the effective OE time for display. The method implements the... Agent: Zhongqing Digital Equipment Co., Ltd.

20120069033 - Constant buffering for a computational core of a programmable graphics processing unit: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to graphics processing systems, comprising: a plurality of execution units, wherein one of the execution units is configurable to process a thread corresponding to a rendering context, wherein the rendering context comprises a plurality of constants with a priority level; a constant buffer... Agent: Via Technologies, Inc.

20120069032 - Optimizing virtual graphics processing unit utilization: Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for optimizing virtual graphics processing unit utilization. Embodiments include assigning a computing intensity level to each virtual machine of a plurality of virtual machines; assigning a priority level to each virtual machine of the plurality of virtual machines; determining for each server... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120069034 - Qos-aware scheduling: In an embodiment, a memory controller includes multiple ports. Each port may be dedicated to a different type of traffic. In an embodiment, quality of service (QoS) parameters may be defined for the traffic types, and different traffic types may have different QoS parameter definitions. The memory controller may be... Agent:

20120069035 - Inter-processor communication techniques in a multiple-processor computing platform: This disclosure describes communication techniques that may be used within a multiple-processor computing platform. The techniques may, in some examples, provide software interfaces that may be used to support message passing within a multiple-processor computing platform that initiates tasks using command queues. The techniques may, in additional examples, provide software... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120069036 - Method and mechanism for delivering applications over a wan: An improved approach for a remote graphics rendering system that can utilize both server-side processing and client-side processing for the same display frame. Some techniques for optimizing a set of graphics command data to be sent from the server to the client include: eliminating some or all data, that is... Agent:

20120069037 - Resolution independent rendering of quadratic bezier curves using programmable graphics hardware: A computer system, program, and method for resolution-independent rendering of an image defined at least in part by a Bezier curve function includes subdividing the image into a plurality of polygons based on Bezier control points of the Bezier curve function, each of the polygons being defined around a Bezier... Agent: Oracle America, Inc.

20120069045 - Drawn image sharing apparatus: A drawn image sharing apparatus for allowing images drawn on plural drawing objects to be shared among the drawing objects includes an image receive unit configured to receive an image transmitted from one or more other drawn image sharing apparatuses; an image display unit configured to display the image received... Agent:

20120069044 - Dynamic gamma control method for lcd: A dynamic gamma control method for an LCD is provided. The LCD displays a present frame by a plurality of gamma reference voltages and the present frame includes an R-pixel data sum, a G-pixel data sum and a B-pixel data sum which are obtained by respectively adding all R-pixel data,... Agent: Hannstar Display Corporation

20120069041 - Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing method, image forming method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium: According to an aspect of the invention, an image processing apparatus includes a graphic registration unit, a registered graphic extraction unit, a color reduction unit and an image formation controller. A specific graphic is registered in the graphic registration unit. The registered graphic extraction unit extracts, from an image to... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120069040 - Image processing apparatus, method, and program: An image processing apparatus comprising an input unit which inputs an image, a first region calculating unit which calculates a first region in the image, a second region calculating unit which calculates a second region, which is surrounding the first region in the image and an image deformation unit which... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120069038 - Image processing method and image display system utilizing the same: An image display system including an adjuster, a first analysis module, a second analysis module and a brightness compensation module is disclosed. The adjuster utilizes a specific method and a depth information to adjust a processed image to generate a first image and a second image. The first analysis module... Agent: Himax Media Solutions, Inc.

20120069043 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: An method is provided for controlling devices. The method comprises detecting location of an operating member in non-contacting proximity to a non-contacting interface. The method further comprises changing selection among a plurality of data objects belonging to a group, based on a change in detected location of the operating member... Agent:

20120069042 - Sensor-equipped display apparatus and electronic apparatus: A sensor-equipped display apparatus including a light-transmissive display screen, a sensor that detects light passing through the light-transmissive display screen, and a material that visually obscures the sensor when viewed through the light-transmissive display screen.... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.

20120069039 - Timing controller: A transmission method is provided for transmitting image data having pixels each comprising multiple sub-pixels provided for respective colors. The luminance of each sub-pixel provided for the corresponding color is represented by m-bit (m is an integer of 2 or more) luminance data R[m−1:0], G[m−1:0], and B[m−1:0]. Mapping is performed... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.

20120069046 - Systems and methods for displaying computer-generated images on a head mounted device: Systems and methods for displaying computer-generated images on a head mounted device are provided. In some embodiments, a system for displaying computer-generated image is provided and may include transparent surface including a coating and a processor. The processor may be configured to receive a computer-generated image, determine the type of... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120069047 - Image display apparatus, image editing apparatus, image display program, and image editing program: An image display apparatus is provided that includes a determination unit and a display management unit. The determination unit is configured to determine whether auxiliary information and still image data are stored together. The auxiliary information is stored to indicate that the still image data has been extracted from encoded... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120069048 - Medical image handling system and method: A medical image handling system includes a monitor for displaying a medical image, an input device for inputting an image reading report corresponding to the medical image displayed on the monitor, and a processor. The processor judges the presence or absence of an image reading report corresponding to the medical... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069049 - Digital pathology image manipulation: Systems, methods, and products are described that provide for digital pathology image manipulation. One aspect provides for displaying one or more digital specimen images on a display device in one or more viewing windows arranged in one or more viewing configurations; and associating one or more images through one or... Agent: Omnyx, LLC

20120069050 - Transparent display device and method for providing information using the same: According to an embodiment of the present invention, a method for detecting an object includes receiving, on a transparent display, object selection information, determining an eye direction associated with the received object selection information, selecting at least one object displayed within a region of the transparent display defined by the... Agent:

20120069051 - Method and system for compositing an augmented reality scene: Disclosed are systems and methods for compositing an augmented reality scene, the methods including the steps of extracting, by an extraction component into a memory of a data-processing machine, at least one object from a real-world image detected by a sensing device; geometrically reconstructing at least one virtual model from... Agent:

20120069052 - Method and terminal for providing different image information in accordance with the angle of a terminal, and computer-readable recording medium: The present invention includes a method for providing different images by referring to angles of a terminal. The method includes the steps of: (a) if the angle falls under an angular range which includes 0 degree with respect to the horizontal plane, setting a content provided through the terminal to... Agent: Olaworks, Inc.

20120069053 - Image display apparatus, image display method and recording medium recording an image display program: Disclosed is an image display apparatus including: a display section; a theme icon storage section which stores a plurality of sets of a theme of an image corresponded to a theme icon representing the theme; an image storage section which stores an image folder storing a sequence of a plurality... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120069054 - Electronic display systems having mobile components: Electronic display systems include mobile units for remotely modifying a displayed image. An electronic display system can include a display surface, a processing device, a mobile unit, and an input device. The display surface can receive and display an image rendered by the processing device. The display image on the... Agent: Polyvision Corporation

20120069055 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes a detection unit that detects a target object, and a display control unit that adjusts an image display method through which an image is displayed, so as to alter the image as visually perceived along a direction of visually perceived depth when the detection unit... Agent: Nikon Corporation

20120069056 - Information display apparatus and information display program: An information display apparatus is provided capable of performing display control based on a plurality of touch inputs from a multi-touch input panel. The information display apparatus comprises: a contact-point acquisition section for acquiring a contact point on the multi-touch input panel; a multi-touch determination section for determining whether the... Agent: Yappa Corporation

20120069063 - Display and illumination device: A display capable of improving both of display luminance and display quality in three-dimensional display, and an illumination device for such a display are provided. In three-dimensional display, in a light modulation element 30, each light modulation cell 30-1 serves as a scattering region 30B, and each light modulation cell... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120069064 - Display device and method of manufacture thereof: Disclosed is a paper-like display device which has improved contrast and image quality and is capable of high-speed operation. A front substrate 1 and a back substrate 2 are disposed to face each other with a space therebetween, and the space is partitioned by partition walls 5 in the vertical... Agent:

20120069061 - Driving device and display apparatus having the same: In a driving device and a display apparatus having the driving device, a converter converts input image data and outputs first and second sub-image data which have different values. A first compensator compensates the first sub-image data and outputs a first compensated image data, and a second compensator compensates the... Agent:

20120069062 - Driving device, driving method, image display device, television receiver, display monitor device, program and record medium: A driving device of a embodiment of the invention for driving a pixel array section includes a generation device (weighted average calculation section) for generating pixel values of driving signals of at least one color for pixels of the at least one color among driving signals of colors to be... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120069057 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method for liquid crystal panel: A liquid crystal display device having a liquid crystal panel includes a common voltage generating section (5) that supplies a common voltage to a common electrode connected in common to a plurality of liquid crystal cells that comprise said liquid crystal panel (13); a liquid crystal driving section (12) that... Agent: Nec Display Solutions, Ltd.

20120069060 - Nor-based grayscale for a digital display: A digital display provides pulse-width-modulated pixel waveforms by applying a wired-NOR function to selected bits of stored image data. Image bits are selected according to a digital sequence and the wired-NOR function results in a trigger signal that may be used to switch the state of a pixel element. The... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.

20120069058 - Offset cancel output circuit of source driver for driving liquid crystal display: An offset cancel output circuit of source drivers for driving liquid crystal displays which is capable of appropriately cancelling out an offset voltage from an output amplifier to thereby prevent degradation in display quality. The offset cancel output circuit includes an operational amplifier with a non-inverted input port to which... Agent: Oki Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20120069059 - Organic light emitting diode display device and low power driving method thereof: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display and a low power driving method of the OLED display are provided. The OLED display comprises a display panel that comprises data lines, scan lines intersecting the data lines, and light emitting cells arranged in a matrix form, wherein the light emitting cells... Agent:

20120069065 - Electronic paper display device: There is provided an electronic paper display device. The electronic paper display device includes a substrate including a plurality of cells formed by a plurality of barrier ribs; an upper electrode and a lower electrode respectively formed on an upper surface and a lower surface of the substrate; and an... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

  
03/15/2012 > 184 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120062443 - Arrangement for displaying information, method for displaying information and electronic terminal device: The invention relates to an arrangement and a method for displaying information with a first and a second display element, wherein for a user the information of the first display element is visible through the second display element. The invention further relates to an electronic terminal device and a security... Agent:

20120062442 - Combining multiple slate displays into a larger display matrix: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for automatically combining multiple displays on multiple portable electronic computer devices to form a larger display matrix. For each device, a first display configured to combine with additional displays of additional electronic devices to form a larger display from a matrix of the... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.

20120062445 - Adjustable wrap around extendable arm for a head-mounted display: This disclosure concerns an interactive head-mounted eyepiece with an integrated processor for handling content for display and an integrated image source for introducing the content to an optical assembly through which the user views a surrounding environment and the displayed content. The eyepiece includes an adjustable wrap around extendable arm... Agent: Osterhout Group, Inc.

20120062444 - Switchable head-mounted display transition: A method of operating a switchable head-mounted display apparatus includes the steps of providing a head-mounted display that includes a switchable viewing area that is switched between a transparent viewing state and an information viewing state, switching the viewing state to an intermediate state from the transparent viewing state or... Agent:

20120062446 - Video image viewing glasses and image display system: A pair of video image viewing glasses comprising: a pair of image selection members each of which selects incident light and transmits the selected incident light; and a frame member in which the pair of image selection members are accommodated side by side. The pair of video image viewing glasses... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062447 - Flexible display panel: A flexible display panel includes a flexible substrate, a plurality of pixels, a plurality of signal lines, a plurality of wave-like connecting lines, and a display medium. The flexible substrate has a plurality of display regions separated from one another and at least one foldable region located among the display... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120062448 - Display apparatus and manufacturing method thereof: A display apparatus includes a plurality of pixel units and each pixel unit includes a substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, an image display part and a protective layer. The first electrode is formed on the substrate. The second electrode is formed over the first electrode while interposing a... Agent:

20120062450 - Pixel circuit and display device: A pixel circuit includes: a switching transistor whose conduction is controlled by a drive signal supplied to the control terminal; a drive wiring adapted to propagate the drive signal; and a data wiring adapted to propagate a data signal. The drive wiring is formed on a first wiring layer and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120062449 - Reducing video cross-talk in a visual-collaborative system: A visual-collaborative system including a display screen configured to display images and a camera configured to capture images. The system also includes a video cross-talk reducer configured to estimate video cross-talk that is to be displayed on the display screen and captured by the camera, and reducing the estimated video... Agent:

20120062451 - Liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device that allows suppressing loss of display quality caused by additional capacitance. The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device provided with a first substrate and a second substrate disposed opposing each other, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the... Agent:

20120062453 - Gesture control system: A method for controlling a device comprises: a) providing a mobile device comprising a camera; b) positioning said mobile device such that said camera acquires the image of an operator's hands; c) analyzing the movements of said operator's hands to derive a control command therefrom; and d) transmitting said control... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120062454 - Information processing system: Provided is an information processing system which includes: a communication device including a sensor that measures information regarding a posture thereof; and an information processing device. The information processing device displays a guide image for causing a user to perform a rotational operation for rotating the communication device, and executes... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120062452 - Method and apparatus for teaching a child with an electronic device: A handheld electronic device that promotes learning by movement The device includes software that guides the user through various activities via audio and visual cues. The user interacts with the handheld device with movement.... Agent:

20120062455 - Motion based display management: A display manager is configured to handle the drawing of windows on one or more displays for an application differently based on detected motion information that is associated with a device. The display manager may not display windows for some applications while motion is detected, while the display manager may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120062458 - Control device: A control device for use in a cursor positing device is provided. The control device includes a housing, a control module, a sensing module and a circuit module. The housing defines an accommodation chamber. The control module is positioned on the housing and includes a movable member. The circuit module... Agent: Liang Hsu

20120062459 - Device, method, and computer readable medium for mapping a graphics tablet to an associated display: A digitizer system for controlling movement of a pointer on a display unit is provided. The system includes a digitizer tablet for detecting an input position and generating tablet coordinate data according to the detected input position. A mapping unit maps the tablet coordinate data to display coordinate data based... Agent:

20120062457 - Image display apparatus and method for operating the same: An image display apparatus and a method for operating the same are discussed. According to an embodiment, the method for operating the image display apparatus having a display screen, includes processing a signal for displaying a first object; associating, by the image display apparatus, the first object with a pointer... Agent:

20120062456 - Information processing device, information processing method, and program: An information processing device includes: a user position detection unit that detects a user position indicating a position of a user indicated by a plurality of values on different coordinate axes; a calculation unit that calculates user movement information indicating a movement of the user based on a coordinate point... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120062460 - Multidirectional input device: The invention provides an input device including first electrodes, arranged in an annular shape on a base; an second electrode disposed inside the first electrodes; a GND electrode disposed inside the second electrode; a movable member, movable from an initial position by movement of a operation portion; and a detection... Agent: Hosiden Corporation

20120062462 - Mouse pad with accommodating structure: A mouse device pad with accommodating structure includes a mouse pad body and a plurality of fasten members, wherein the fasten members are positioned respectively at each side edge of the body's right/wrong side, and the fasten members are corresponding to one another for bonding together, such that when the... Agent: Giga-byte Technology Co., Lti

20120062461 - System for displaying information of a mouse or a keyboard with built-in display unit: A system for displaying information of a mouse or a keyboard device with built-in display unit, includes a storage unit for storing a plurality of macros, a display unit for displaying the macros, and a control unit for controlling the information of macro which displayed by the display unit, wherein... Agent: Giga-byte Technology Co., Ltd.

20120062465 - Methods of and systems for reducing keyboard data entry errors: Method of and system for reducing data entry errors that ascertains a subset of keys that can be selected by a user based upon the respective likelihood that each key follows a previously selected key within a predetermined language, corpus, or subset thereof, and controls the display of the keys... Agent:

20120062466 - Reduced qwerty keyboard system that provides better accuracy and associated method: A handheld electronic device and an associated method are provided. The handheld electronic device includes a keyboard assembly, a display positioned adjacent the keyboard assembly, a processor structured to receive inputs from the keyboard assembly and to output to the display as a function of the inputs, the processor further... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120062463 - Touch sensing apparatus for generating touch sensing result according to differential signal of mutual capacitance triggered by touch event: A touch sensing apparatus includes at least one sensing key and a processing circuit. Each of the sensing key includes a signal receiving component for receiving a driving signal, a first sensing block and a reference block. The first sensing block is coupled to the signal receiving component, and arranged... Agent:

20120062464 - Touch sensor: The invention provides a touch sensor in which the numbers of channels and wires are decreased simultaneously and a simultaneous touch operation of a plurality of touch keys is realized. A keyboard includes 36 pieces of touch keys disposed in 6 rows and 6 columns, drive lines, and sensor lines... Agent: On Semiconductor Trading, Ltd.

20120062467 - Electronic system, method for controlling mobile apparatus, reading apparatus and method for contorlling thereof: An electronic system includes a mobile apparatus and a reading apparatus. The mobile apparatus includes a first screen for showing a display image. Similarly, the reading apparatus includes a second screen, which is a touch control screen. When the reading apparatus links with the mobile apparatus through a data transmission... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20120062480 - Capacitive touch sensor and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a capacitive touch sensor and a method for manufacturing the same. The capacitive touch sensor includes at least one transparent insulation substrate and at least one transparent capacitive touch conductor. The capacitive touch conductor is coated on the insulation substrate and formed with a boundary. The... Agent: Sentelic Corporation

20120062475 - Combining multiple slate displays into a larger display: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for combining multiple displays on multiple portable electronic computer devices to form a larger display. For each device, a configuration module configures a first display to combine with one or more additional displays of one or more additional electronic computer devices to form... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.

20120062496 - Communication device, communication system, and computer readable recording medium recording communication program: A table storage unit stores a table that determines correspondence between information about another communication device and biological information of a user of the another communication device. A display unit displays one or a plurality of items. An input unit accepts operation using part of a biological body of the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120062479 - Control system for augmenting a portable touch screen device: Presented is a control system for augmenting a portable touch screen device (5) having integral processing capability. The control system includes an enclosure (1) configured for encasing the portable touch screen device, an internal docking connector (12) configured for communicatively mating with the portable touch screen device, and hard buttons... Agent: Crestron Electronics, Inc.

20120062492 - Display device: Provided is a display device with a narrowed frame capable of preventing pooling. A display device includes a display unit (69) including a liquid-crystal display panel (59), an internal frame (FM) covered with the liquid-crystal display panel (59), and a rear case (CS1) accommodating the internal frame (FM). Ribs (RB)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062486 - Display device with integrated touch screen panel and fabricating method thereof: A display device with an integrated touch screen panel includes upper and lower substrates each divided into a display area and a non-display area, which is provided outside of the display area and includes a sealing area. Pixels may be formed in the display area between the upper and lower... Agent:

20120062484 - Electronic device with navigation keys and navigation method thereof: An electronic device includes at least a pair of opposite touch keys defined on a touch panel, a touch sensing unit, a storage unit, a touch control unit, and a CPU. The storage unit stores a key-coordinate area relation list, which defines a relationship between the keys and the coordinate... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120062481 - Flat panel display with integrated touch screen panel: A flat panel display having an integrated touch screen panel directly formed on a sealing thin film is disclosed. In the display, sensing lines of the touch screen panel are formed to extend to a substrate of the display panel, on which organic light emitting elements are formed, so that... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120062490 - Game pieces for use with touch screen devices and related methods: There is provided a system and method for communicating with a first peripheral device, of a plurality of peripheral devices, using a touch-sensitive system that has a processor and a touch surface. According to an exemplary embodiment, a method includes detecting, using the processor, a plurality of touches on the... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20120062489 - Gesture-based object manipulation methods and devices: Gesture based control of objects displayed on touch screen displays is described. An object is displayed on a touch screen display, and a first touch operation is detected at a first position on the display. The first position is within an area that is associated with the displayed object. A... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120062471 - Handheld device with gesture-based video interaction and methods for use therewith: A handheld device includes a wireless interface module that communicates a plurality of display interface data with a remote display device. The handheld device recognizes gestures in response to user interaction with the touch screen. A video application controls the communication of media signals between the handheld device and the... Agent:

20120062476 - Handheld electronic device: A handheld device includes a display, a touch panel opposite to the touch panel, and a controller. When a point on the touch panel is touched, the touch panel outputs a first signal corresponding to the location of the point being touched. The controller receives the first signal, and outputs... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120062491 - Haptic interaction device and method for generating haptic and sound effects: Techniques relating to an interaction device including a touch-sensitive surface and a chassis and making it possible to generate haptic, sound and visual interaction effects. The sound and haptic effects are generated by common structural and electronic means arranged so that the touch-sensitive surface and the chassis behave like a... Agent: Thales

20120062495 - Input device: Provided is an input apparatus that initially assigns 26 candidates, “a” through “z”, to a touch unit 6, starting with a point P1. Subsequently, the input apparatus detects a drag operation from the point P1 to a point P2, and when a turn at the point P2 is detected, the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120062473 - Media experience for touch screen devices: A method may include receiving and outputting a selected multimedia stream at a mobile device. It is determined that a user wishes to browse other available multimedia streams. The selected multimedia stream is paused while the user browses the other available multimedia streams. The selected multimedia stream is cached while... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120062474 - Method for detecting an arbitrary number of touches from a multi-touch device: m

20120062468 - Method of modifying an interface of a handheld device and related multimedia system: A method of modifying an interface of a handheld device includes the handheld device sending an interface request to a device, the handheld device receiving an interface profile from the device in response to the interface request, the handheld device modifying the interface to a modified interface according to the... Agent:

20120062482 - Method of scanning touch on touch screen: The present invention discloses a method of scanning a touch on a touch screen, where drive lines and sense lines of the touch screen form a matrix network. The method includes: instructing the touch screen to enter into a standby mode if no touch has been detected for a time... Agent: Shanghai Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.

20120062494 - Mobile electronic device, controlling method thereof and non-transitory recording medium thereof: A mobile electronic device, a controlling method and a non-transitory recording medium thereof are provided. In the method, an input signal is received through a touch screen of the mobile electronic device while the mobile electronic device is in a first state. Then, a movement track of the input signal... Agent: Htc Corporation

20120062485 - On-cell tsp active matrix organic light emitting diode display: An On-Cell Touch Screen Panel (TSP) active matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) display is provided. The On-Cell TSP active matrix OLED display includes a conductive layer formed at a rear surface of the window, and a ground connection portion having one end connected to the conductive layer so as... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120062472 - Position-sensing panel: A touch position sensing panel including first and second electrode layers shaped with repeating patterns. Each electrode pattern is interpolated with adjacent electrode patterns.... Agent: Qrg Limited

20120062470 - Power management: A method for managing power usage of an electronic device including an accelerometer and a touch module is provided. The method includes placing the touch module in a lower power, lower functionality state if no activity is detected for a predetermined period of time; sensing a touch at the device... Agent:

20120062488 - Prevention against remiss touch on a touchpad: A touchpad is defined with two or more detect regions thereon, and each of the defined detect regions has a respective remiss threshold for identifying remiss touch. When any of the defined detect regions is touched, the touchpad compares the touch area of the detected touch with the remiss threshold... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation

20120062493 - Storing baseline information in eeprom: Pre-stored no-touch or no-hover (no-event) sensor output values can initially be used when a sensor panel subsystem is first booted up to establish an initial baseline of sensor output values unaffected by fingers or other objects touching or hovering over the sensor panel during boot-up. This initial baseline can then... Agent:

20120062478 - Touch panel: Disclosed herein is a touch panel. The touch panel according to the present invention includes a first adhesive layer bonding an edge of an image display device to an edge of a window so that a predetermined space is partitioned between the image display device and the window; a first... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120062487 - Touch screen panel and display device having the same: A touch screen panel and a display device having the same are capable of improving visibility and suppressing the occurrence of a failure caused by static electricity. In one embodiment, the touch screen panel includes a plurality of first sensing cells arranged along a first direction for each column on... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120062469 - Touch screen poly layer electrode distribution: A touch screen position sensor has two sets of electrodes, where at least one of the electrodes is divided into segments that are arranged on opposing faces of a substrate. The electrode segments on one face of a substrate do not overlap with the electrode segments on the opposing face... Agent: Qrg Limited

20120062483 - User interface system: A user interface system for a device that includes a first deformable layer that with a first sheet that defines a first surface, a first fluid vessel arranged underneath the first surface, and a first volume of fluid contained within the first fluid vessel that is manipulated to deform a... Agent:

20120062477 - Virtual touch control apparatus and method thereof: The present invention discloses a virtual touch control apparatus and a method thereof. The virtual touch control apparatus includes a virtual touch interface for generating a graphic display; a remote controller device controllable by a user to interact with the virtual touch control interface, wherein the interaction between the remote... Agent: Chip Goal Electronics Corporation

20120062500 - Adaptive high dynamic range surface capacitive touchscreen controller: A system for controlling a touch screen. A touch screen element having a plurality of contacts, such as one contact electrode at each of four corners. A multiplexer coupled to the touch screen element for forming a plurality of connections, such as various combinations of the contact electrodes to allow... Agent:

20120062510 - Capacitance touch screen with mesh electrodes: A capacitance touch screen with mesh electrodes includes a first electrode group and a second electrode group made of transparent conductive material. Particularly, at least either the first electrode or the second electrode includes at least two sub-electrode plates, all the sub-electrode plates in the electrodes which are the same... Agent:

20120062509 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel has a substrate, a medium layer and multiple leading wires. The medium layer is formed on the substrate and has a rough surface, two sense units arranged along two different axial directions, and each sense unit has multiple touch points. The leading wires are formed on... Agent: Derlead Investment Ltd.

20120062505 - Capacitive touch panel and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a capacitive touch panel, which includes a transparent substrate, transparent electrodes formed on one surface of the transparent substrate, and electrode wires formed on the other surface of the transparent substrate, wherein the transparent substrate includes through holes which are formed therethrough and are filled with a filler... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120062506 - Capacitive touch screen: Disclosed herein is a capacitive touch screen. The capacitive touch screen is formed with a first type of electrode patterns formed in plural so as to prevent electrode wirings from being formed in a region through which images pass and a second type of electrode patterns having unique coordinate information... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120062507 - Capacitive touch screen and manufacturing method thereof: Disclosed herein are a capacitive touch screen and a manufacturing method thereof. The capacitive touch screen includes a base member on which a plurality of electrode patterns are formed; a conductive adhesive member formed on ends of the electrode patterns; and a window disposed on an upper side of the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120062503 - Device for integrating capactive touch with electrophoretic displays: A display assembly comprises a touch sensor including at least one first electrode and at least one second electrode, and an electrophoretic display (EPD). The EPD including the at least one first electrode as a drive electrode.... Agent: Motorola-mobility, Inc.

20120062511 - Display device with touch detection function, and electronic unit: A display device with a touch detection function includes: a plurality of liquid crystal display elements performing display operation; a plurality of touch detection electrodes arranged side by side to extend in one direction, and each outputting a detection signal based on a change in an electrostatic capacitance caused by... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120062512 - Driving method and apparatus of touch panel: A driving method and apparatus of a touch panel are provided. The touch panel includes a conductive layer with anisotropic conductivity. The method includes the following steps. An electrode pair is selected one by one in a plurality of electrode pairs. Each of the electrode pairs includes a first electrode... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120062514 - Electromagnetic-type touch input device, and touch display device incorporating the same: An electromagnetic-type touch input device of a touch display device includes: a main sensor board disposed under a liquid crystal display (LCD) module for sensing an electromagnetic wave signal from an electronic stylus upon a touching by the electronic so as to generate a first sensing output; an auxiliary periphery... Agent: Uc-logic Technology Corp.

20120062502 - Modified electrode pattern integrated touch panel: The present invention proposes a modified electrode pattern of integrated touch panel that can include two to four polygonal parallel rows of conductive segments disposed on a transparent conductive surface. Etched slots can also be formed in the structure to adjust its equivalent impedance. For instance, in the two polygonal... Agent: Avct Optical Electronic Co., Ltd.

20120062513 - Multi-function touch panel, mobile terminal including the same, and method of operating the mobile terminal: A multi-function touch panel, a mobile terminal including the same, and a method of operating the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes performing, upon setting a mixed mode that alternately operates a touch panel in which a touch panel lower plate and a touch panel upper plate are disposed... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120062501 - System and method of recognizing a touch event on touch pad by measuring touch area of touch sensitive surface of the touch pad: System and method of recognizing a touch event on a resistive touch pad having virtual keys are provided. The system includes a touch sensitive unit in the touch pad; a touch area calculation unit; and a microprocessor. In response to pressing the one of the virtual keys by an object,... Agent: Sunrex Technology Corp.

20120062515 - Touch panel and the touch display device using the same: A touch panel comprising a substrate, a plurality of first electrodes and a plurality of second electrodes is provided. The first electrodes and the second electrodes are disposed on the substrate in rows and columns. The first electrodes are formed as triangles of a base wherein the corresponding first electrodes... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20120062504 - Touch screen and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are a touch screen and a method of manufacturing the same. The touch screen includes a transparent substrate, a transparent electrode formed on the transparent substrate and adopted for sensing a change in capacitance when a touch input is performed, an adhesive layer formed on the transparent substrate... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120062508 - Touch sensing apparatus and touch sensing method thereof: A touch sensing apparatus and a touch sensing method are provided. The touch sensing apparatus includes a plurality of capacitance touch sensors and a post-processing circuit. Each of the capacitance touch sensors determines a value of an output current according to a distance between two electrodes of a touch sensing... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120062497 - Touch sensitive device with stylus support: A touch-sensitive device with stylus includes a touch panel, a stylus drive unit, a stylus sense unit, a touch panel drive unit, and a measurement unit. A touch by a stylus proximate to a touch panel electrode changes a capacitive coupling between the touch panel electrode and a stylus electrode.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120062498 - Touch sensitive device with stylus support: A touch-sensitive device with stylus includes a touch panel, a stylus drive unit, a touch panel sense unit, and a measurement unit. A touch by a stylus proximate to a touch panel electrode changes a capacitive coupling between the touch panel electrode and a stylus electrode. The amplitude of the... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120062499 - Touch sensitive device with stylus support: A touch-sensitive device with stylus includes a touch panel, a touch panel drive unit, a stylus sense unit, and a measurement unit. A touch by a stylus proximate to a touch panel electrode changes a capacitive coupling between the touch panel electrode and a stylus electrode. The amplitude of the... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120062516 - Touch with feedback system: A touch control screen used in integration with a display panel and a touch with feedback system is provided. When an operator operates the touch with feedback system, sensing lines and a touch control unit detect a position touched by the operator, a touch feedback driving unit applies a specific... Agent:

20120062517 - Optical touch control apparatus and touch sensing method thereof: An optical touch control apparatus and a touch sensing method thereof are provided. The optical touch control apparatus comprises a light source supply module, an image sensing apparatus and a processing circuit. The light source supply module is used for supplying a light source to illuminate an object located on... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120062518 - Touch sensing systems: The invention relates to techniques for sensing of touch events near to a surface using position data from a pair of two-dimensional sensors (a camera and a quadrature detector). We describe apparatus for detecting the location of one or more objects on, or adjacent to, a surface, the apparatus comprising:... Agent: Light Blue Optics Ltd

20120062519 - Pre-assembled part with an associated surface convertible to a transcription apparatus: An apparatus for operation with or in a projector or a flat panel display, the apparatus including a part board having an associated surface or a frame for a surface, such as a whiteboard, that is pre-assembled to include components that when connected to an external module convert the surface... Agent:

20120062521 - Active stylus: An active stylus used in a mutual capacitive touch screen system is described. In one aspect, the active stylus includes a shielding unit formed to shield an electric field that forms a closed loop between input and output units of the active stylus, thereby overcoming of oscillation or a decrease... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120062520 - Stylus modes: Stylus modes are described. In implementations, one or more sensors of a stylus are used to detect that contact with a user has ceased. A battery-conservation mode is entered by the stylus responsive to the use of the sensors.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120062522 - Information input device, and electronic apparatus using same: An information input device is provided which is to make input of information by operating a disk-shaped rotating member. The device includes the rotating member (36) which is rotatable with one main side thereof being operated, rotation detecting means (23, 32) for detecting a rotation of the rotating member (36),... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120062530 - Display control method and display apparatus supporting dual-source display: A display control method includes the steps of: (A) converting a first data signal into a first image signal; (B) converting a second data signal into a second image signal; and (C) under control of a clock signal and according to arrangement of two kinds of polarizing films with orthogonal... Agent: Tpv Display Technology (xiamen) Co., Ltd.

20120062529 - Display device: Provided is to secure a data-writing period to a source line and reduce the number of the IC chips used. N image data (e.g., three image data, RGB) are sequentially input to one input terminal. Three switches, three first memory elements, three transfer switches, three second memory elements, and three... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120062527 - Display operable in both reflective and transmissive modes: A display apparatus includes a first display panel with a plurality of first pixels, a second display panel facing the first display panel and having a plurality of second pixels, a light reflective polarizer, and a backlight unit. The light reflective polarizer is interposed between the first and second display... Agent:

20120062526 - Driving circuit of a liquid crystal device and related driving method: A driving circuit of an LCD device and related driving method is provided. The driving circuit includes a thermal sensor and a power IC. The thermal sensor is configured to detect the operational temperature of the LCD device, thereby generating a corresponding thermal signal. The power IC is configured to... Agent:

20120062532 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: The electro-optical device includes a first electrode for inverting a polarity, a second electrode opposite to the first electrode, and liquid crystals interposed between these electrodes. Before a polarity inversion timing, the scanning line driver circuit simultaneously selects two or more scanning lines of the plural scanning lines, and the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062523 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display, the liquid crystal display comprises a plurality of gate lines which includes a first gate line, a transformation gate line, and a second gate line; a data line; and a pixel, wherein the pixel includes a first liquid crystal capacitor which includes a first sub-pixel electrode... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120062524 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display includes a first pixel region including pixels coupled to odd scan lines and odd data lines, a second pixel region including pixels coupled to even scan lines and the odd data lines, a third pixel region including pixels coupled to the odd scan lines and... Agent:

20120062525 - Scan driver and organic light emitting display using the same:

20120062528 - Semiconductor device: A semiconductor device where delay or distortion of a signal output to a gate signal line in a selection period is reduced is provided. The semiconductor device includes a gate signal line, a first and second gate driver circuits which output a selection signal and a non-selection signal to the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120062531 - System, method and apparatus for wireless communication between a wireless mobile telecommunications device and a remote wireless display: A method and apparatus provide for removal of a display screen from a wireless device, or, in a different embodiment, provide for a display screen as a separate and additional device that functions in real time in the same way as if the screen were incorporated in the wireless device.... Agent:

20120062533 - Gate driver for use in a display panel: A gate driver capable of adjusting power consumption and output capability is proposed. The driving circuit includes a first metallic layer and a second metallic layer on the first metallic layer. The first metallic layer includes a first metallic region with U-shaped indents, a second metallic region, and metallic strips.... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120062534 - Compensation circuitry of gate driving pulse signal and display device: A compensation circuitry of gate driving pulse signal is adapted to receive a gate driving pulse signal and includes a pre-processing circuit, a peak detector, a discharge circuit, a voltage buffer and a charge pump circuit. The pre-preprocessing circuit performs a pre-processing operation to the gate driving pulse signal to... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120062535 - Driving method of electro-optical device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device 1 includes: a scanning line driving circuit 130 which, in a plurality of subfields sf1 to sf8 constituting a field, sequentially supplies scanning signals for causing selection transistors 116 to be in an ON state to a plurality of scanning lines 112 and selects a pixel 110... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062539 - Display device: A three-dimensional-image display device capable of displaying an image with high brightness while suppressing power consumption is provided. The display device is provided with an image display portion where a plurality of pixels is provided in a pixel portion, a light-shielding portion including a first shutter and a second shutter,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120062538 - El display device, driving method of el display device, and electronic device: The present invention relates to an EL display device in which a stereoscopic image is perceived and eyeglasses having a switching means with which an image for a left eye or an image for a right eye is selectively perceived. The image for the left eye and the image for... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120062541 - Integrated circuit for sram standby power reduction in lcd driver: The present invention relates to an integrated circuit (IC) for SRAM (Static Random Access Memory) standby power reduction in LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) driver. The IC layout mainly disposes a high-current endurable transistor between a power supply pad and a power supply metal layer of the SRAM matrix. When the... Agent:

20120062540 - Led screen: A LED screen having a number of interconnected LED panels; each LED panel having a connecting module, in turn having an electric power line connectable to an electric power source, and a data line; the connecting module having a first connecting end and a second connecting end, which are fixed... Agent: Clay Paky S.p.a

20120062537 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second substrates and including liquid crystal molecules, a first gate line and a second gate line formed on the first substrate and transferring gate signals, a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120062536 - Organic light emitting display with pixel and method of driving the same: A pixel capable of displaying an image with uniform brightness. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a first transistor for controlling an amount of current that flows from a first power source to a second power source via the OLED, and a second transistor coupled between a... Agent:

20120062546 - Data driver: A data driver includes two data processing circuits for respectively providing positive and negative pixel voltages according to first and second pixel data, and a multiplexer circuit including multiplexer units. Each multiplexer unit has first and second input terminals respectively receiving the positive and negative pixel voltages, and an output... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20120062545 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device and a driving method thereof are provided. The display device includes: a display unit including a plurality of pixels; a scan driver for transmitting scan signals to the plurality of pixels; a data driver for transmitting data signals to the plurality of pixels; and an initialization control... Agent:

20120062544 - Drive device: A drive device drives a display panel through alternately applying a positive polarity gradation voltage and a negative polarity gradation voltage to the display panel. The drive device includes an amplifier unit for amplifying a voltage applied to an input to obtain an amplified gradation voltage, and a voltage generation... Agent:

20120062543 - Liquid crystal display apparatus, drive circuit therefor, and drive method therefor: A liquid crystal display apparatus is disclosed, which is capable of suppressing sound emission caused by the AC drive of liquid crystal while suppressing an increase in power consumption. A non-active period during which polarity reversal of a common electrode signal (VCOM) is repeated at predetermined intervals is provided in... Agent:

20120062542 - Liquid crystal display panel with function of compensating feed-through effect: An LCD panel with function of compensating feed-through effect includes plural groups of pixels, a gate-driving circuit, a data-driving circuit, and a gamma voltage generator. Each group of pixels includes first pixel and second pixel. The first pixel and the second pixel share a data line, and are respectively coupled... Agent:

20120062547 - Control device, display device and method for controlling display device: A control device includes a writing device that writes an image according to image data, through a plurality of frame periods, to a plurality of pixels that compose a display section, and a refresh processing device that performs refreshing a group of pixels that is subject to refreshing among the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062562 - Apparatus and method to implement a universal 3d imaging system with automatic search for 3d communication protocol: An apparatus and method are disclosed to implement a universal 3D (3-Dimensional) image system with automatic search for 3D communication protocol. The apparatus includes a memory to store a plurality of communication protocols. The apparatus further includes a controller operatively coupled to the memory to detect a transmitted communication protocol... Agent:

20120062561 - Display device: An object is to provide a three-dimensional display device capable of displaying bright images with low power consumption. The display device includes: an image display portion including a pixel portion provided with a plurality of pixels; a light-blocking portion including a first shutter and a second shutter; a signal source... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120062551 - Image display apparatus and method for operating image display apparatus: An image display apparatus and a method for operating an image display apparatus are provided. Optimized image quality setting values (or configuration values) may be applied so that content may be more correctly and conveniently used, thereby improving user convenience.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120062550 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus that calculates a similarity between a plurality of pieces of content stored in a content storage unit, stores content information including information of the similarity obtained by the similarity calculation, generates a virtual three-dimensional display screen for content selection on the basis of stored content information,... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.

20120062559 - Method for converting two-dimensional image into stereo-scopic image, method for displaying stereo-scopic image and stereo-scopic image display apparatus for performing the method for displaying stereo-scopic image: In a method for displaying a stereo-scopic image a border for each of multi-viewpoint images is formed around an edge of a display region, and each bordered multi-viewpoint image is converted into a synthetic image. The synthetic image is displayed as a stereo-scopic image in the display region through a... Agent:

20120062552 - Method of processing image data and display apparatus performing the method: A method of processing an image data includes generating a data frame that has a resolution of a high resolution using an original image data of a low resolution and outputting M (herein, M is a natural number not less four) data frames using the data frame of the high... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120062565 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for generating autostereo three-dimensional views of a scene for a plurality of viewpoints using a pseudo-random hole barrier: Methods, systems, and computer readable media for generating autostereo three-dimensional views of a scene for a plurality of viewpoints are disclosed. According to one system, a display is configured to display images from plural different viewpoints using a barrier located in front of the display, where the barrier has a... Agent:

20120062564 - Mobile electronic device, screen control method, and storage medium storing screen control program: A mobile electronic device includes a first touch sensor on a first face of a housing, a second touch sensor on a second face of the housing different from the first face, a display unit provided on the first face of the housing, and a control unit. When a first... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120062549 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention includes displaying at least one portion of a 3D user interface provided with at least two icons including a first icon and a second icon on a touchscreen, situating the first icon and the second icon... Agent:

20120062558 - Mobile terminal and method for controlling operation of the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal are provided. In the method, a stereoscopic 3D image that utilizes binocular disparity between a left-eye image and a right-eye image is displayed on a display and a stereoscopic 3D pointer is displayed in the stereoscopic... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120062563 - Pre-providing and pre-receiving multimedia primitives: In various embodiments, apparatus, systems, computer-readable media and methods for pre-providing and pre-receiving multimedia primitives are provided. In various embodiments, a server portion of a client-server portion application may receive, from a client portion of the client-server application, data indicative of a current state or transition into the current state... Agent: Hi5 Networks, Inc.

20120062553 - Random accessible lossless parameter data compression for tile based 3d computer graphics systems: A method and apparatus are provided for compressing vertex parameter data in a 3D computer graphic system, where the vertex parameter data is a data block relating to a plurality of vertices used for rendering an image. The data relating to each vertex includes multiple byte data relating to at... Agent:

20120062548 - Reducing viewing discomfort: A method for displaying a pair of stereoscopic images on a display includes receiving a pair of images forming the pair of stereoscopic images, one being a left image and one being a right image. Then estimating a disparity between the left image and the right image based upon a... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20120062554 - Reproducing apparatus: The still image data includes still image data with a first format capable of being two-dimensionally displayed and still image data with a second format capable of being three-dimensionally displayed. The display controller has a two-dimensional mode and a three dimensional mode for respectively outputting the still image data in... Agent:

20120062560 - Stereoscopic three dimensional projection and display: A hardware and software independent method and system of providing three-dimensional stereoscopic presentations of simulations which lack 3D stereoscopic graphics is provided wherein advanced graphics features such as view modulation, user tracking, geometry warping, edge blending and interweaved views, are each provided in stereoscopic 3D, allowing for raster-based and projector-based... Agent: Stereonics, Inc.

20120062557 - Systems and methods for processing and displaying intra-oral measurement data: Provided are a system and method for generating and displaying intra-oral measurement data. A measurement field of view of an intra-oral scanning device is directed at a first region of an object scene to acquire image data related to the first region. The intra-oral scanning device is moved from the... Agent: Dimensional Photonics International, Inc.

20120062556 - Three-dimensional image display apparatus, three-dimensional image processor, three-dimensional image display method, and computer program product: According to an embodiment, a three-dimensional image display apparatus includes a display unit; a detecting unit configured to detect an observation position of an observer relative to the display unit; a determining unit configured to determine an amount of parallax of an input image signal to be reduced as an... Agent:

20120062555 - Virtual personalized fitting room: c

20120062566 - Methods and systems for stylized map generation: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture for stylized map generation are described herein. An embodiment includes enabling a user to provide a geographical region of interest, retrieving a multi-dimensional data set associated with the region of interest, determining an area outline of the region of interest based on an intersection... Agent: Google Inc.

20120062567 - Visualization system(s) and method(s) for preserving or augmenting resolution and data associated with zooming or paning in an industrial automation environment: A visualization system that preserves, augments or increases resolution of images within an industrial automation environment is provided. A reference component identifies, determines, or maps level of zooming or panning in connection with an image within an industrial automation environment, the image data located at a first source. A resolution... Agent: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

20120062569 - Machine-implemented method and an electronic device for graphically illustrating a statistical display based on a set of numerical data, and a computer program product: An electronic device is for graphically illustrating a statistical display based on a set of numerical data. The electronic device includes a computing unit, a plot generating unit, and an output unit. The computing unit is for computing a geometric mean of the set of numerical data and a first... Agent:

20120062568 - Method for the graphical display of a plurality of series of numerical data: A method for the graphical display of a plurality of series of numerical data is provided which includes: determining a smallest and a largest numerical value within each series of numerical data; calculating a relative change between said smallest and said largest numerical value within each series of numerical data;... Agent:

20120062573 - Display switching device: Provided is a display switching apparatus that reduces delayed display, and the like, of frame images. An information processing terminal 1 is provided with a first rendering component 61 that, in each first time interval, generates and writes an image to a buffer, a second rendering component 62 that, in... Agent:

20120062571 - Electronic display wearable item: Apparatus, methods and media for delivering an image to a wearable item. The apparatus may include, and the methods and media may involve, a body-engaging member and a compartment configured to receive a electronic display circuit that includes a communication port. The body-engaging member may be mechanically connected with the... Agent:

20120062572 - Method and apparatus for providing brightness control in an interferometric modulator (imod) display: Methods and systems for providing brightness control in an interferometric modulator (IMOD) display are provided. In one embodiment, an interferometric modulator display pixel is provided that includes a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) interferometric modulator having an associated first color spectrum, and a color absorber located substantially in front of the interferometric... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120062570 - Process of forming an air gap in a microelectromechanical system device using a liner material: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for forming an air gap in an EMS device without using a sacrificial layer in the air gap. In some implementations, a support structure is formed on the substrate, and a sacrificial substrate is provided on the support structure. A liner material is... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120062574 - Automated recognition of process modeling semantics in flow diagrams: An example embodiment disclosed is a system for automated model extraction of documents containing flow diagrams. An extractor is configured to extract from the flow diagrams flow graphs. The extractor further extracts nodes and edges, and relational, geometric and textual features for the extracted nodes and edges. A classifier is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120062575 - Methods and devices for lighting displays: Various devices and methods of lighting a display are disclosed. In one embodiment, for example, a display device includes a transmissive display configured to be illuminated through a back surface and a reflective display configured to be illuminated through a front surface. A light source is disposed with respect to... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120062576 - Method and apparatus for rendering content: An approach is provided for rendering content based on chunks and layers. A request is received to render content at a device. One or more layers of the content are determined. One or more patterns are determined corresponding to one or more of the layers. One or more chunks are... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120062577 - Methods and apparatus to display process control information: Example methods and apparatus to display process control information are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes receiving a request to view process control information associated with a field device, accessing, via a database, a device description file associated with the field device, wherein the device description file is formatted to... Agent:

20120062578 - Graphic processing apparatus and computer-readable medium storing graphic processing program: A graphic processing apparatus includes a chunk assignment unit which assigns a block in which a maximum N number of polygons are located, out of a plurality of polygons drawn in a frame buffer which is divided into a plurality of blocks, to a maximum M number of chunk buffers;... Agent: Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited

20120062579 - Control device, display device and method for controlling display device: A display device changes the gradation of pixels by a write operation of applying a voltage to the pixels a plurality of times. When newly changing the display state of pixels, the display device judges as to whether or not the pixels whose display state are to be changed are... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062583 - Data-driven color coordinator: A color selection and coordination system including a database of predetermined color relationships implementing a data-driven color model. A starting color is associated with a first color in the color database. One or more predefined color palettes associated with the first color may be retrieved, each palette including one or... Agent:

20120062580 - Display device, display method, and computer program: A display device includes a first measurement unit measuring information on luminance of a first image signal to output a first measurement result, a second measurement unit measuring information on a luminance of a second image signal to output a second measurement result, a comparator comparing the first measurement result... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120062584 - Image display apparatus and method: An image display apparatus and an image display method capable of suppressing the color breakup occurring during eye tracking of a picture with motion in a field-sequential display are provided. A display section (a display panel 2 and a backlight 3) time-divisionally displays, in a manner of the field-sequential display,... Agent:

20120062581 - Method for sequentially displaying a colour image: Method in which a component image associated with a primary colour of green hue is processed in a suitable manner to reduce the spatial frequencies corresponding to the transition zones in this component image and in which a plurality of component images including the processed component image are successively displayed.... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20120062582 - Method for visual project modeling: A method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for generating a graphical tree based on a hierarchical structure includes receiving a request to convert a first hierarchical structure into a first graphical tree. Each of a plurality of elements of the first hierarchical structure, and the relationships among the plurality of elements... Agent: Siemens Corporation

20120062585 - Vector graphic drawing device: Disclosed is a vector graphic drawing device in which when drawing a plurality of graphics, an outline drawing unit 12 stores outline information about the plurality of graphics in an outline buffer 13, and, when creating pixels, a pixel creating unit 14 refers to the outline information about the plurality... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120062586 - Projector and color improvement method of the projector: A method improves color of projected images using a projector. The method calculates a first improvement factor, a second improvement factor and a third improvement factor, divides an original image into a red picture, a green picture and a blue picture. The method multiplies a pixel value of each pixel... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120062587 - Method for color signal gamut mapping and saturation boosting: Methods for gamut mapping and boosting a color saturation of a color signal having multiple colors and a color value for each color. An example method includes mapping each color from a first to a second color space, adjusting each color in the mapped color signal including boosting a color... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120062588 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: A CPU generates an image by performing inverse projection transformation for an input image by using an inverse matrix of a matrix which enlarges a size of the input image. When a position A on the input image is transformed into a position B on the generated image by the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062589 - System and program for enumerating local alignments from a pair of documents: Provided is a system for enumerating local alignments, comprising a local alignment enumeration module for enumerating local alignments, in a case where the cell of a second matrix corresponding to a cell at a transition source indicates that the cell belongs to a local alignment, and in a case where... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120062593 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes an image display portion that displays a display image based on a reference image on a display screen, a pointing member detecting portion that detects a position of a pointing member existing on the display screen of the image display portion, and an output image... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120062591 - Image display apparatus, image display system, and image display method: An image display apparatus is provided with a receive unit that receives a frame image from a frame image providing device, a display unit that displays the frame image, a touch panel control unit that detects contact point coordinates or approach point coordinates on a touch panel provided for the... Agent:

20120062590 - Information display device, information display system, and computer program product: An information display device of an embodiment includes: a storage unit that stores the image data in association with information of the image data; a retrieval condition receiving unit that receives an input of a retrieval condition; a retrieval unit that retrieves the image data from the storage unit according... Agent:

20120062592 - Surface analyzer: A technique for allowing users to efficiently specify a region of interest (ROD on a sample for a certain physical quantity (e.g. phase) other than the altitude is provided. A range-indicating image 34 showing a range that can be observed on a sample is displayed on a navigation window 33... Agent: Shimadzu Corporation

20120062594 - Methods and systems for collaborative-writing-surface image formation: Aspects of the present invention relate to methods and systems for capturing, sharing and recording the information on a collaborative writing surface. According to a first aspect of the present invention, currently persistent collaborative-writing-surface content may be imaged during periods of occlusion by an occluder. According to a second aspect... Agent:

20120062595 - Method and apparatus for providing augmented reality: There is provided a method of providing Augmented Reality (AR) using the relationship between objects in a server that is accessible to at least one terminal through a wired/wireless communication network, including: recognizing a first object-of-interest from first object information received from the terminal; detecting identification information and AR information... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120062596 - Providing augmented reality information: A system, method and computer program product for providing augmented reality information is disclosed. The method includes capturing an image of a set of items with an image capturing component coupled to a network-enabled computing device associated with a user identifier. The captured image is processed to identify each item... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120062597 - Adding metadata apparatus: An adding metadata apparatus includes a first acquisition unit which acquires a first image, first metadata, and a first position within the first image, the first position being for displaying the first metadata; an extraction unit which extracts local features from the first image; a calculation unit which searches for... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120062598 - Image displaying apparatus: The image displaying apparatus of the present invention provides a first display mode in which a first display region for one screen image is formed in a display screen, with the short side direction of the display screen aligned with the vertical direction; and a second display mode in which... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120062599 - Portable terminal: A portable terminal includes a storage unit storing plural icons and plural icon display area images corresponding to the plural icons, a display unit displaying a predetermined number of target icon display area images among the plural icon display area images together with target icons corresponding to the target icon... Agent: Fujitsu Toshiba Mobile Communications Limited

20120062600 - Display control apparatus and display control method: A processing apparatus configured to output an event according to a result of comparison between a size of an object detected within an object detection region of a video image and a threshold value includes a setting unit configured to set the object detection region, a determination unit configured to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120062601 - Method and apparatus for controlling a display: According to embodiments described in the specification, a method and apparatus for controlling a display are provided. The method comprises providing a first interface on the display, the first interface comprising a representation of a first application at a default zoom level; receiving a command to launch a second application;... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120062603 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program therefor: An apparatus comprising a memory storing instructions and a control unit executing the instructions is provided. The control unit is configured to send signals to display first and second indicators on a display device. The control unit is further configured to receive first and second user inputs and, in response... Agent:

20120062602 - Method and apparatus for rendering a content display: An approach is provided for customizing map presentations based on mode of transport. A map customizing platform determines a mode of transport with respect to a mapping service. The map customizing platform then selects one or more characteristics for rendering a map display of the mapping service based, at least... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120062604 - Flexible touch-based scrolling: A flexible touch-based scrolling system receives user input comprising a gesture on a touchscreen. The system compares the gesture velocity with one or more velocity ranges. For example, the system determines whether the gesture velocity is above a threshold velocity or below a threshold velocity. The system selects between different... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120062621 - Brightness adjusting device: A brightness adjusting device including a display unit position determining part for determining the position of each display unit in a coordinate system on a pattern image shot by a camera, a shooting angle determining part for determining a shooting angle of the camera with respect to each display unit... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120062620 - Display apparatus and drive method therefor, and electronic equipment: A drive section sequentially supplies respective scanning lines with a control signal and supplies respective signal lines with a video signal to carry out a correction operation for holding a voltage equivalent to a threshold voltage of a drive transistor in a holding capacitance, and subsequently performs a write operation... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120062612 - Display device and electronic apparatus: The invention provides a display device and an electronic apparatus which can reduce power consumption in the case of being driven by using a digital time grayscale method. According to the invention, a row in which all the pixels display black is focused on in a plurality of pixels arranged... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120062610 - Dynamic polarity control method and polarity control circuit for driving lcd: A dynamic polarity control method for driving an LCD is provided. Gray level information is obtained, which indicates gray levels of dots in an image to be displayed. The gray level information is applied to each of a plurality of polarity patterns to obtain a plurality of combined patterns, wherein... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20120062611 - Electronic paper display drive method and apparatus thereof: The present invention provides a drive method for an electronic paper display. The method comprises to display a present image. Then, color data of pixels of the present image is gathered. The color data is compared to select one of a first color and a second color to be as... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20120062617 - Electrophoretic display device driving method, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: A method for driving an electrophoretic display device includes: during a first partial rewriting period, partially rewriting the displayed image by supplying a common voltage to a common electrode, supplying a second voltage corresponding to a second gradation to each first pixel displaying a first gradation before rewriting and displaying... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062608 - Emission control driver and organic light emitting display using the same: There is provided an emission control driver including a first signal processing unit for receiving an input power from an input power source, a main input signal, and a sub input signal, and for outputting a first output signal and a second output signal, a second signal processing unit for... Agent:

20120062618 - Image display device and method of driving the same: The image display device includes: a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, each of which includes a driving transistor which converts a signal voltage which determines luminous intensity into a driving current; a luminescence element which generates photons according to the driving current flowing through it; and a threshold... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120062605 - Led backlight dimming control for lcd applications: According to embodiments disclosed herein, a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel system may include a display system, and a timing controller and power management circuit to provide control signals and power to the display system, wherein the control signals include an adjustable current to control the LCD panel brightness. Further... Agent:

20120062622 - Luminance control device, display apparatus using the same, luminance control method and luminance control program: Power consumption is cut down by reducing backlight light source luminance in accordance with the variability of luminance of the picture displayed on a display panel. A picture luminance detector calculates information (luminance information) representing luminance of the picture at intervals of a time unit. A picture luminance storage is... Agent:

20120062609 - Luminance correction system for organic light emitting display: There is provided a luminance correction system for an organic light emitting display, in which reference offset values are set in order to correct gamma voltages of reference gray scale levels and an additional offset value is set for at least one gray scale level among the remaining gray scale... Agent:

20120062607 - Method and apparatus for edge lit displays: Edge lit displays are lit via a set (or individual) lighting elements. Each element projects light onto, for example, a zone which is then utilized directed as a backlight toward an LCD panel. An amount of light incident on any area (e.g., pixel) of the LCD panel (or SLM/series of... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120062614 - Method for driving liquid crystal display device: The image quality of a liquid crystal display device that can display stereoscopic images is improved without the decrease in resolution. In a method for driving a liquid crystal display device that displays stereoscopic images by a wavelength division method, a first image seen with left eye and a second... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120062619 - Method of driving an electrophoretic display: An electrophoretic display device includes M×N numbers (M, and N are integers more than two) of pixels. The M×N numbers of pixels include M numbers of pixel groups having N numbers of pixels. Further, an image on the electrophoretic display device is displayed by making some of the M×N numbers... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120062613 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display device includes: a display panel; a timing controller configured to receive image data when a vertical sync signal is activated, to receive reference data corresponding to the image data when the vertical sync signal is deactivated, and to generate an emission control signal in accordance... Agent:

20120062616 - Reflective color display element and color display apparatus: A reflective color display element includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix. Each of the plurality of pixels includes a first hue element, a second hue element, and a third hue element that control a light reflection state and that exhibit three different hues. Reflection spectra of the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120062606 - System and method for controlling a display according display characteristics: The present specification relates to a system and method for controlling a display according to display characteristics. In one aspect, an electronic device is provided with an active matrix organic light emitting diode display. A method is provided whereby at least a portion of the content to be generated on... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120062615 - System and method of updating drive scheme voltages: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for calibrating display arrays. In one aspect, a method of calibrating a display array includes determining a particular drive response characteristic and updating a particular drive scheme voltage between updates of image data on the... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120062623 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: A method of driving an organic light emitting display in which a frame is divided into a plurality of sub frames, includes: storing a plurality of bit change values corresponding to emission times in a plurality of lookup tables; selecting one of the lookup tables from among the plurality of... Agent:

20120062625 - Projection apparatus, projection method, and program storage medium: A projection apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store an image signal input via the input unit, a comparison unit configured to compare an image signal input via the input unit with an image signal already stored in the storage unit and determine one of coincidence and inconsistency between... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120062624 - Stereoscopic display and driving method thereof: A driving method for stereoscopic display is provided, and the method comprises: obtaining a distance between a viewer and the stereoscopic display; obtaining an offset amount for sub-pixels of different colors displaying the same image point for the different eyes based on the above distance; obtaining a transformed transmission sequence... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

  
03/08/2012 > 121 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120056799 - Performance audience display system: An improved method and device for entertainment and the display of images incorporating the audience in a performance including the integration of independent, mobile three-dimensional audience display elements. Improved methods for manufacturing an integrated visual display incorporating scanned light sources in the audience display elements.... Agent:

20120056804 - Apparatus, methods and computer program products providing finger-based and hand-based gesture commands for portable electronic device applications: A method includes executing a gesture with a user-manipulated physical object in the vicinity of a device; generating data that is descriptive of the presence of the user-manipulated object when executing the gesture; and interpreting the data as pertaining to at least one object, such as an object displayed by... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120056803 - Content output system, output control device and output control method: Based on captured images obtained when an image capture device takes images in an image capture range, a change in the moving speed of one passerby or each of a plurality of passerby contained in the captured images is calculated. When there is a passerby whose moving speed is decreased... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120056801 - Methods and apparatuses for gesture-based user input detection in a mobile device: Methods and apparatuses are provided that may be implemented in a mobile device to: determine whether the mobile device is in a gesture command input ready state based, at least in part, on a display portion of the mobile device remaining in a horizontal viewable position for a threshold period... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120056802 - Program, object control method, and game device: A behavior table storage unit stores correspondence between a predetermined action of an object and a condition for operation of an input device. A condition determination unit determines whether control information of the input device meets the condition for operation stored in the behavior table storage unit. An object control... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120056800 - System for fast, probabilistic skeletal tracking: A system and method are disclosed for recognizing and tracking a user's skeletal joints with a NUI system. The system includes one or more experts for proposing one or more skeletal hypotheses each representing a user pose within a given frame. Each expert is generally computationally inexpensive. The system further... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120056805 - Hand mountable cursor control and input device: A hand wearable cursor control and input device for a computer or other electronic device. The cursor control and input device includes a plurality of interconnected finger fittings. Each finger fitting is configured to receive therein at least the tip of one finger of the user's hand. There are at... Agent: Intellectual Properties International, LLC

20120056806 - Haptic feedback for touchpads and other touch controls: A haptic feedback planar touch control used to provide input to a computer. A touch input device includes a planar touch surface that inputs a position signal to a processor of the computer based on a location of user contact on the touch surface. The computer can position a cursor... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20120056808 - Event triggering method, system, and computer program product: An event triggering method, system, and computer program product are provided, in which an optical spot trajectory tracking is utilized. Firstly, a cursor at a position on the surface of a screen is moved to a preset position through a first optical spot, then, the projecting of the first optical... Agent:

20120056809 - Handheld portable pointing apparatus: A portable pointing apparatus utilized with a computing device such as a personal computer, laptop computer, and/or an Internet connected television. The pointing apparatus generally comprises a spin ball, a right click button, a left click button, and a hold button for performing various cursor movements and cursor operations on... Agent: Mesa Digital, LLC.

20120056807 - Position sensing systems for use in touch screens and prismatic film used therein: A dual light-source position detecting system for use in touch screens is provided that utilizes parallax to determine the position of an interposing object, and a prismatic film that is brightly retroreflective over a broad entrance angle to enhance to accuracy of the parallax determination of position. The position detecting... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation

20120056811 - display device for vehicle: In a vehicle display device equipped with a display on which a plurality of display zones is displayed, a user inputs through an operation lever a pointer moving request to move a pointer and a zone selection request to select another display zone as a selected display zone. An interface... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120056810 - Data input device and sound generating device: Disclosed is a data input device for providing a plurality of input signals responsive to user actions, comprising a resilient body and one or more sensors within the resilient body, which typically has a shape defining one or more modes of deformation, operable to provide the input signals responsive to... Agent: The University Court Of The University Of Edinburgh

20120056812 - Mouse having adjustable weight cartridge at its center of gravity: A mouse having an adjustable weight cartridge at its center of gravity is configured to generate a desired total weight by using at least one counterweight and includes a casing and a weight cartridge. The casing is gripped by a user and located in the center of palm of the... Agent: Key Mouse Electronic Enter

20120056813 - Shape-changeable camera mouse: A shape-changeable camera mouse includes a first casing and a second casing. The first casing includes an image pickup module for shooting an object. When an included angle is defined between the first casing and the second casing, the shape-changeable camera mouse is operated in a mouse mode. Whereas, when... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20120056814 - Character input device and character input method: According to one embodiment, a character input device includes a touch panel and a control unit. The touch panel detects contact with respect to a surface thereof. The control unit performs, when detection of contact is started on the touch panel, character recognition processing based on a trajectory connecting each... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120056815 - Linguistic script text input mechanism: The described systems and methods relate to a user friendly, efficient and easy to use keyboard and/or keypad device for entering characters of a script, wherein the characters, diacritic marks, and extended sets thereof are assigned to one or more phonetically similar English alphabet character keys of existing keyboards/keypads. In... Agent:

20120056816 - Virtual symbols-based keyboard: A system for allowing a user to input text related data using a mobile device having an input and presentation unit. The system includes a virtual symbols keyboard, which includes virtual keys, each indicative of a graphical symbol, each graphically represents at least a part of a character, where the... Agent:

20120056822 - Centralized processing of touch information: Centralized processing of touch information obtained by multiple touch sensing controllers connected to a touch sensing surface is provided. Each touch controller can obtain touch information of sense signals from different sense lines of the touch sensing surface and can store the touch information in a corresponding memory of the... Agent:

20120056824 - Composite structure and touch device: A composite structure and a touch device are provided. The composite structure includes a substrate and a transparent conductive pattern layer. The substrate has a central area and a peripheral area. The transparent conductive pattern layer is disposed on the substrate and has a plurality of recess-portions. The recess-portions are... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120056834 - Display device having touch sensor and method for driving the same: The display device having a touch sensor includes a display panel, a panel driving unit for driving the display panel, a timing controller for controlling driving timing of the panel driving unit, a touch sensor integrated with the display panel attached thereto or built therein, and a touch controller for... Agent:

20120056835 - Display device having touch sensor and method of driving the same: A display device having touch sensors and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The display device includes a display panel including a pixel array including pixels and a touch sensor array including touch sensors formed in the pixel array, the pixel array being divided into blocks, a gate... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20120056819 - Distance-time based hit-testing: The described embodiments allow for the association of an interaction with a target in a display. One embodiment includes detecting an interaction with an area associated with a graphical element in a display, detecting a later interaction displaced from the area, and associating the later interaction with a target in... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120056818 - Dynamic gesture parameters: Techniques involving gestures and other functionality are described. In one or more implementations, an input is recognized by a computing device as corresponding to a gesture, the gesture defined using a plurality of parameters, at least one of which having a threshold that varies with respect to another one of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120056833 - Electronic device, computer-implemented method and computer-implemented computer-readable storage medium: An interface is provided that employs systems and methods for detecting non-contact motion and contact motion of an operation member. The interface detects non-contact motion of an operation member and determines whether the member has crossed a boundary. In response to detecting that the operation member has crossed a boundary,... Agent:

20120056823 - Gesture-based addressing of devices: A method of selecting and controlling an electronic device by gestures on a remote control includes determining a number of fingers touching a screen of the remote control; based on the number determined, setting an address context corresponding to the electronic device; identifying a gesture made by the fingers on... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120056839 - Haptic feedback for touchpads and other touch controls: A haptic feedback planar touch control used to provide input to a computer. A touch input device includes a planar touch surface that inputs a position signal to a processor of the computer based on a location of user contact on the touch surface. The computer can position a cursor... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20120056828 - Information processing apparatus, data division method, and data division program: An information processing apparatus includes an operation unit, and a control unit that displays, on a display unit, a data image representing the contents of temporally continuous data along a time axis. Here, when a gesture operation for cutting the data image perpendicularly to the time axis is performed through... Agent:

20120056829 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program: The present disclosure provides an information processing apparatus including: a position information acquisition portion configured to acquire position information about an operating body relative to a display surface of a display portion displaying an object; and a display control portion configured such that if the operating body is positioned inside... Agent:

20120056831 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: Provided is an information processing apparatus, including a display section including a screen, a touch panel arranged such that the touch panel is superimposed on the screen, and a controller configured to detect a predetermined mode-changing operation including an operation in which at least two points on the touch panel... Agent:

20120056830 - Information processing apparatus, program, and control method: An information processing apparatus includes a display, a touch panel, a sensor, and a controller. The display has a screen. The touch panel is configured to detect contact. The sensor is configured to detect an inclination. The controller is configured to determine whether contact is detected by the touch panel,... Agent:

20120056832 - Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program: An information processing device including an operation unit in which an operation input is possible by a touch operation on an operating surface; and a control unit that executes processing corresponding to an operation input performed via the operation unit, wherein the control unit causes, if an area of a... Agent:

20120056817 - Location of a touch-sensitive control method and apparatus: A method includes detecting a touch on a touch-sensitive display at a location not associated with a control, displaying, in association with the location, a displayed control, and activating the displayed control.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120056836 - Method and apparatus for selecting region on screen of mobile device: Provided are a method and apparatus for selecting a region on a screen of a device. The method includes recognizing a signal due to dragging from outside of the screen of the device, and determining a selection region based on a location where the drag is released.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120056821 - Method to parameterize and recognize circular gestures on touch sensitive surfaces: A method to parameterize and recognize circular gestures on touch sensitive surfaces includes dividing the touch sensitive surface into four quadrants, detecting a transition from a first quadrant into a second quadrant, time-stamping and tracking each detected quadrant transition, and computing the time between quadrant transitions so that the circular... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

20120056837 - Motion control touch screen method and apparatus: An apparatus and method of controlling a motion of an object on a touch screen of a device including recognizing pressures at least two positions on the touch screen of the device, and controlling a motion of the object on the touch screen using a difference in pressure between the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120056840 - Precise selection techniques for multi-touch screens: A unique system and method is provided that facilitates pixel-accurate targeting with respect to multi-touch sensitive displays when selecting or viewing content with a cursor. In particular, the system and method can track dual inputs from a primary finger and a secondary finger, for example. The primary finger can control... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120056825 - Systems and methods for pre-touch and true touch: Systems and methods for pre-touch and true touch are disclosed. For example, in one described system for pre-touch and true touch includes a touch-sensitive interface configured to detect a user interaction and transmit a first interface signal based at least in part on the user interaction. The system also includes... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20120056826 - Touch screen panel display: A touch screen panel display for effectively transmitting vibration force is disclosed. The touch screen panel display includes a display comprising a vibrator, a touch screen panel, an upper case, an inelastic layer disposed between and attaching the display and the touch screen panel, and an elastic layer disposed between... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120056838 - Touch sensitive device: A touch sensitive device comprising a touch surface, a force exciter coupled to the touch surface to excite vibration in the surface in response to a signal sent to the exciter, with the touch surface and exciter together forming a coupled system and a signal generator to generate the signal,... Agent: New Transducers Limited

20120056820 - Touch-screen panel comprising cells that have holed or dummied interior portions: A touch-sensitive panel is provided for a display assembly and computing device. Individual cells of the panel are structured to include electrically inactive interior portions or centers to enhance the sensitivity and performance of the panel.... Agent:

20120056827 - Washing machine and method of controlling the same: A washing machine to provide a user interface environment using a full-touch LCD to perform communication over a network and a method of controlling the same. It is possible to provide a user interface by simple and convenient touch manipulation and display information regarding a user manipulation state and an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120056847 - Augmented reality proximity sensing: Technologies are generally described for employing proximity sensing mechanisms in augmented reality (AR) systems. Sensors strategically placed on AR eyeglasses in locations such as right and/or left arms, bridge, or flip-up feature of the eyeglasses may be used to detect AR eyeglass usage for power management and/or to provide user... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120056844 - Capacitive touch screen: Disclosed herein is a capacitive touch screen. The capacitive touch screen includes: a base member including an active region through which an image generated in a display passes and an inactive region which extends from the active region and is formed to be stepwise; a plurality of electrode patterns which... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120056848 - Information processing apparatus, input control method of information processing apparatus, and program: Provided is an information processing apparatus including an input position acquisition unit, a depressing force acquisition unit and an input control unit. An input position acquisition unit obtains an input position detected with respect to an input operation. A depressing force acquisition unit obtains a depressing force detected with respect... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120056849 - Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program: An apparatus is provided that includes a first detection unit configured to determine whether or not a user control member is within a first threshold distance of the touch panel. The apparatus also includes a second detection unit configured to determine a direction of movement of the user control member... Agent:

20120056850 - Information processor, information processing method, and computer program: An information processing apparatus including a detector that detects movement of a manipulation body in a vertical direction in relation to a display, and a processor that determines a speed of movement of the manipulation body based on an output of the detector, and determines a process to be executed... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120056851 - Method and driving apparatus for identifying sensing value of touch panel: A method and a driving apparatus for identifying a sensing value of a touch panel are provided. The method includes sensing a plurality of electrodes of the touch panel to obtain raw data and baseline data of each electrode, wherein an electrode Si denotes an ith electrode of the electrodes... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120056843 - Resistive touch panel: Disclosed herein is a resistive touch panel, including: a transparent substrate; a transparent electrode formed on the transparent substrate and including a conductive polymer; and a curing agent applied to the transparent electrode, the curing agent undergoing a hydrolysis reaction with the conductive polymer to cure the transparent electrode. The... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120056842 - Sensing apparatus for touch panel and sensing method thereof: A sensing apparatus for a touch panel includes: sensitive capacitors formed between intersections of first electrodes and the second electrodes; a first sensing circuit, for positioning two locations of the first electrodes by sensing changed capacitance values of the sensitive capacitors corresponding to the two locations of the first electrodes;... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120056845 - Touch screen: Disclosed herein is a touch screen including a touch panel and a window disposed at a top side of the touch panel. In particular, a groove part is formed in the window or the lower substrate and the touch panel is configured in the groove part to reduce an interface... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120056846 - Touch-based user interfaces employing artificial neural networks for hdtp parameter and symbol derivation: Systems and methods for implementing a touch user interface using an artificial neural network are described. A touch sensor with a touch surface produces tactile sensing data responsive to human touch made by a user to the touch surface. At least one processor performs calculations on the tactile sensing data... Agent:

20120056841 - Touch-sensitive interface and method using orthogonal signaling: A touch screen system includes a capacitive touch screen (1) including a plurality of row conductors (7-1,2 . . . n) and a column conductor (5-1). A plurality of cotemporaneous orthogonal excitation signals (S1(t), S2(t) . . . Sn(t)) are simultaneously driven onto the row conductors, respectively. The capacitively coupled... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120056852 - Electronic apparatus and control method thereof: A method for controlling an electronic apparatus including a touchless interface and a control interface, comprising: detecting a first control action applied to the touchless interface; detecting a second control action applied to the control interface; and controlling the electronic apparatus to perform a corresponding function according to the first... Agent:

20120056853 - Optical touch device and method therefor: In one embodiment, an optical touch device is disclosed. The device includes a housing having an opening through which a screen is exposed, light-emitting elements provided along a first side of the opening and configured to emit infrared light, and a drive unit configured to sequentially select and drive the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120056854 - Optical waveguide and opticaltouch panel: An optical waveguide of the present invention includes a light-absorptive section formed in a recess of a clad. The light-absorptive section prevents unwanted light from traveling through the clad. The light-absorptive section absorbs light at all wavelengths (infrared light, visible light, and ultraviolet light). The light-absorptive section is located adjacent... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120056857 - Display apparatus and display method thereof: A display apparatus and a display method thereof are provided. The display apparatus comprises a panel, an unusual status detecting unit, a status recognizing unit, a scan driver and a data driver. The unusual status detecting unit detects an unusual status to output a status feedback signal. The status recognizing... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp

20120056859 - Display module and assembly method thereof: A display module and an assembly method thereof are provided. The display module includes a display region, at least one connection terminal, and a plurality of connective lines. The display region, the connection terminal, and the connective lines are disposed on a same flexible substrate. A plurality of pixels is... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120056858 - Gate driving apparatus and display device including the same: Provided are a gate driving apparatus and a display device including the same. The gate driving apparatus includes a plurality of stages arranged sequentially, each stage is adapted to output a gate signal and including first output lines and a second output line, wherein the first output lines are electrically... Agent:

20120056855 - Interferometric display device: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus including one or more capacitance control layers to decrease the magnitude of an electric field between a movable layer and an electrode. In one aspect, a display device includes an electrode, a movable layer, and a capacitance control layer. At least a portion... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120056856 - Method of driving liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal display apparatus performing the same: A method of driving liquid crystal display panel includes generating a plurality of data frames from a data frame. A high data frame having a high luminance and a low data frame having a low luminance generated from two frames of the generated plurality of data frames. The high data... Agent:

20120056860 - Display device: To suppress fluctuation in the threshold voltage of a transistor, to reduce the number of connections of a display panel and a driver IC, to achieve reduction in power consumption of a display device, and to achieve increase in size and high definition of the display device. A gate electrode... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120056862 - Display device and electronic apparatus: To provide a display device whose display can be recognized even in dark places or under the strong outside light. The display device performs display by controlling the number of gray scales in accordance with the intensity of outside light, which means a display mode can be switched in accordance... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120056861 - Semiconductor device: The semiconductor device includes a plurality of photosensors arranged in matrix. The photosensors each include a photoelectric conversion element and an amplifier circuit. A backlight is turned on, an object to be detected is irradiated with light, and the photosensor in a p-th row performs the reset operation and the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120056863 - Oscillator circuit and semiconductor device using the oscillator circuit: The oscillator circuit includes a comparator circuit which compares a potential supplied to one of input terminals with a potential supplied to the other of the input terminals and outputs a high power supply potential or a low power supply potential, a capacitor which is electrically connected to the one... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120056866 - Active matrix organic light emitting diode display having reset function: There is provided an active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) display including a driver generating analog driving signals based on previously prepared driving data; a pixel unit including an organic light emitting diode connected between first and second power supply terminals receiving first and second power, respectively, charging values... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120056868 - Driver for an oled device: A driver (30) for driving an OLED (20) comprises: output terminals (31, 32);—a current sensor (35) sensing the output current;—a sensor input (33) coupled to the current sensor;—a reference signal source (36) providing a reference signal (Sref) indicating a threshold current level (Ith). In a normal operating state (N), a... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120056864 - Dynamic voltage supply for lcd timing controller: An integrated circuit voltage supply circuitry for liquid crystal display and a method are disclosed. The voltage supply comprises a DC voltage regulator having a reference voltage input and a feedback voltage input; a positive voltage pin and a negative voltage pin providing power to the DC voltage regulator; a... Agent:

20120056865 - Light emitting diode driving apparatus: A light emitting diode (LED) driving apparatus is provided, which includes a power conversion circuit for receiving and converting an input power so as to generate a DC voltage to simultaneously drive a plurality of LED strings arranged in parallel; and a plurality of current regulation chips each having a... Agent: Power Forest Technology Corporation

20120056867 - System and method of leakage current compensation when sensing states of display elements: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for calibrating display arrays. A leakage compensation circuit is provided in conjunction with a circuit for sensing display element states. The leakage compensation circuit may include a leakage current integrator and a voltage to current converter.... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120056869 - 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. The organic light emitting diode driver includes: a converter converting input data into compensation data used to... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120056870 - Timing controller, column driver and display apparatus comprising same: The present invention relates to a timing controller, to a column driver, and to a display apparatus, comprising same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a timing controller, to a column driver, and to a display apparatus for providing a structure of a data signal transmission line and a... Agent:

20120056879 - 3d image display apparatus and method: A 3D image display apparatus and a 3D image display method are provided. The 3D image display apparatus generates a 2D image region and a 3D image region, forms shutter patterns for the 3D and 2D image regions, and adjusts a light emitting direction according to the shutter patterns. Accordingly,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120056876 - 3d viewing device, image display apparatus, and method for operating the same: An image display apparatus and a method for operating the same are disclosed herein. The image display apparatus may include a display to display a 3D image having a left-eye image and a right-eye image, a sensor to detect positions of a first viewing device and a second viewing device... Agent:

20120056883 - Display control device, display control method, and program: There is provided a display control device including an image adjustment unit for taking, in a case one object image among an object image for a right eye to be observed by a right eye of a viewer and an object image for a left eye to be observed by... Agent:

20120056884 - Display control device, display control method, and program: There is provided a display control device which includes an information acquisition unit for acquiring information related to an object image for a right eye to be observed by a right eye of a viewer and an object image for a left eye to be observed by a left eye... Agent:

20120056873 - Display system with image conversion mechanism and method of operation thereof: A method of operation of a display system includes: receiving an input image having input pixels; assigning a pixel information for the input pixels corresponding to a semantic category; detecting input background pixels from the input pixels with the pixel information; identifying input foreground pixels from the input pixels with... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120056874 - Display system with image conversion mechanism and method of operation thereof: A method of operation of a display system includes: receiving a current input image with current input pixels; identifying an input object, having input object pixels, based on differences in characteristics of the current input pixels; calculating an object pixel depth for the input object pixels from an image depth... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120056885 - Image generation system, image generation method, and information storage medium: An image generation system includes an object space setting section that sets an object space in which a plurality of objects are disposed, and an image generation section that generates a first-viewpoint image viewed from a first viewpoint in the object space, and a second-viewpoint image viewed from a second... Agent: Namco Bandai Games Inc.

20120056872 - Image processing apparatus and method using tracking of gaze of user: An apparatus and method for outputting view images by tracking a gaze of a user are provided. The image processing apparatus estimates movement of a gaze of a user using a camera, and determines an output order of view images according to the gaze movement.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120056880 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program: There is provided an image processing apparatus including a drawing position calculation unit for calculating a drawing position of each image of a group of at least two images in a shape being divided at predetermined distance in the width direction so that each of the images is to be... Agent:

20120056878 - Information processing apparatus, program, and control method: An information processing apparatus includes a display, a sensor, and a controller. The display has a screen. The sensor is configured to detect an inclination. The controller is configured to display a first object on the screen and display a second object associated with the first object on the screen... Agent:

20120056877 - Information processing device, program, and information processing method: There is provided an information processing device including a display control section which causes a three-dimensional space in which an object is arranged to be displayed on a display screen, an acquisition section which acquires a pointing operation in the three-dimensional space, and a position setting section which sets a... Agent:

20120056886 - Measurement device, measurement system, measurement method, and program: Provided is a technique capable of suppressing the deterioration in azimuth resolution and distance resolution in even a modulated and transmitted or received signal or a signal reflected by an object and varied in intensity when acquiring waveform information. A measurement device comprise: a plurality of sensors which receive waves... Agent:

20120056875 - Method for operating image display apparatus: An image display apparatus and a method for operating the same may be provided. A display that is arranged substantially horizontally may be used so content may be variously and conveniently used to improve user convenience. Social network services may also be more conveniently used.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120056881 - Stereoscopic image display control apparatus, and method and program for controlling operation of same: A parallax adjusting command is applied when a stereoscopic image is displayed in an image compositing area defined on a page constituting an electronic album. The amount of parallax is enlarged in response to application of a command for enlarging the amount of parallax. If enlarging the amount of parallax... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120056882 - Stereoscopic image display control apparatus, and method and program for controlling operation of same: Margins are prevented from being produced when the amount of parallax of a stereoscopic image has been enlarged. A parallax adjustment command is applied if a stereoscopic image is displayed in an image compositing area that has been defined on a page constituting an electronic album. The amount of parallax... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120056871 - Three-dimensional imaging system and method: A three-dimensional (3D) imaging system and method are disclosed. A motion estimation and motion compensation (MEMC) unit performs the motion estimation (ME) and the motion compensation (MC) on a reference frame and a current frame, thereby generating an MEMC generated frame and motion vector (MV) information. A depth controller partitions... Agent:

20120056887 - Depth estimation system for two-dimensional images and method of operation thereof: A method of operation of a depth estimation system includes: calculating focus measures for positions on a two-dimensional image; generating a depth map for the two-dimensional image based on fitting the focus measure through a Gaussian function; generating a three-dimensional image from the depth map and the two-dimensional image; and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120056888 - Computer-aided parallelizing of computation graphs: An approach to automatically specifying, or assisting with the specification of, a parallel computation graph involves determining data processing characteristics of the linking elements that couple data processing elements of the graph. The characteristics of the linking elements are determined according to the characteristics of the upstream and/or downstream data... Agent: Ab Initio Technology LLC

20120056889 - Alternate source for controlling an animation: Techniques and tools described herein provide effective ways to program a property of a target object to vary depending on a source. For example, for a key frame animation for a property of a target UI element, an alternate time source is set to a property of a source UI... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120056890 - Flexible film interferometric modulator devices and methods of forming the same: The present disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for providing interferometric modulator displays using flexible films. In one aspect, a method of forming an interferometric modulator device includes providing a conductive element, depositing a reflective layer over at least a portion of the conductive element, and depositing a plurality of... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120056891 - Migrating and save restoring a virtual 3d graphics device: A virtual graphics processing unit within a virtual machine may be restored by causing a reset to the virtual graphics processing unit. The state of the virtual graphics processing unit may not be saved during a migration or save and restore operation, but a reset of the virtual graphics processing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120056892 - Computer-aided parallelizing of computation graphs: An approach to automatically specifying, or assisting with the specification of, a parallel computation graph involves determining data processing characteristics of the linking elements that couple data processing elements of the graph. The characteristics of the linking elements are determined according to the characteristics of the upstream and/or downstream data... Agent: Ab Initio Technology LLC

20120056893 - Similar image search device, similar image search method, and computer program: A similar image search device includes an image database where image data is accumulated in advance, and a search unit which searches with regard to an input image from a search request origin for images which are similar to the input image from image data accumulated in the image database,... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120056894 - Information processing device and method, and program: A restoration conversion state confirming unit 171 of a restoration gamut conversion control unit 162 performs confirmation such as gamut conversion state of image data read out from an optical disc 110 and the existence or not of restoration metadata. An information exchange unit 172 communicates with an output device... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120056895 - Image processing device, color correction table generation device, display device, image processing method, color correction table generation method, color adjustment method for display device, and image processing program: The present invention provides an image processing device, a color correction table generation device, a display device, an image processing method, a color correction table generation method, a color adjustment method of a display device, and an image processing program capable of color matching to preferred colors of which excessive... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120056896 - Presenting information on a see-though display: A method for displaying information on a see-through display to provide improved viewability of digital information to a user, includes: providing a see-through display including control electronics, an image source with optics and a transparent viewing area, so that a user can view a scene with overlying digital information on... Agent:

20120056897 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display unit in which sub-pixels are periodically arranged at a first sub-pixel pitch in a first direction of a screen, each pixel is formed by the plurality of sub-pixels, and a plurality of viewpoint images is displayed on a display surface; and a barrier unit... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120056898 - Image processing device, program, and image processing method: There is provided an image processing device including: a recognition unit configured to recognize a plurality of users present in an input image captured by an imaging device; an information acquisition unit configured to acquire display information to be displayed in association with each user recognized by the recognition unit;... Agent:

20120056899 - Generating a multi-layered geographic image and the use thereof: Systems, devices, features, and methods for generating and/or using a multi-layered image are disclosed. For example, a method of creating a multi-layered image from a three-dimensional model of a geographic area includes receiving three-dimensional graphical object data that represents a geographic area. The three-dimensional graphical object includes multiple geographic features.... Agent:

20120056900 - Method and apparatus for interfacing: A method and apparatus for interfacing includes outputting at least one object to a display embodying a three-dimensional space and determining a radius of rotation of the at least one object, based on a distance between the at least one object and a rotation axis in the three-dimensional space. The... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120056902 - Multi-display apparatus: A multi-display apparatus including a display unit 1 constituted by plural displays 11 detects that a viewer who is watching an image showed on the display unit 1 is present in a near region, and shows an image with the size thereof adjusted based on the detected result on the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120056901 - System and method for adaptive content summarization: System and method for adaptive content summarization is disclosed. In one embodiment, a summary size of content is computed based on a usability cost function and an information loss function. Further, a summary of the content is extracted based on the summary size. Furthermore, the extracted summary is displayed on... Agent:

20120056903 - Information processing device and information processing method: First a standard image to which a link is defined is displayed. If a user operates a input device and if the viewpoint enters into the first link boundary, and if the information indicating that a resume operation is required does not exist the first frame of moving image data... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20120056911 - Adaptive color correction for display with backlight modulation: The techniques of this disclosure are applicable to backlight display devices. For such devices, the backlight may have different backlight intensity settings in order to promote power conservation. The techniques of this disclosure may apply different adjustments to the display, depending on the backlight intensity setting. In one example, different... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120056912 - Backlight apparatus, display apparatus and lighting apparatus: A backlight apparatus for illuminating a display unit, including: a light-emitting element block including a plurality of light-emitting elements that are connected serially; and a driving control unit configured to control driving for each of the plurality of light-emitting elements by supplying a current to the light-emitting element block, wherein... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20120056910 - Calibration of display for color response shifts at different luminance settings and for cross-talk between channels: The techniques of this disclosure are applicable to backlight display devices. For such devices, the backlight may have different backlight intensity settings in order to promote power conservation. The techniques of this disclosure may apply different adjustments to the display, depending on the backlight intensity setting. In one example, different... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120056913 - Display device: A display device includes a plurality of pixels respectively including, a light emitting element, a driving transistor configured to control driving current to the light emitting element, and a storage capasitor configured to be written voltage corresponding to a gradation value on and hold the voltage and configured to apply... Agent:

20120056914 - Display device and liquid crystal display panel: A display device is provided that comprises a liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image by spatial light modulation, and circuitry for switching liquid crystal in the panel between having a first configuration in a first mode to cause an image displayed using the panel to be discernible from... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120056909 - Driving method of display panel: A driving method for a display panel is provided, wherein the display panel includes a plurality of scan lines, data lines and pixels. The driving method includes the step of driving N scan lines simultaneously and delivering the same pixel data to the pixels coupled to the enabled N scan... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation Stsp Branch

20120056905 - Image display apparatus and information processing apparatus: In one embodiment, an image display apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight, a calculation unit, a reference unit, a multiplier unit, and a determination unit. The backlight includes light sources illuminating the liquid crystal panel unit. The calculation unit calculates a representative value of... Agent:

20120056915 - Liquid crystal display apparatus, liquid crystal display apparatus driving method, and television receiver: An overshooting process is carried out, in an LCD device (1) whose LC layer thicknesses meet pixel R>pixel G>pixel B, so as to respectively set first through third output gray scales of current frame based on (i) first through third input gray scales of the current frame (current frame data)... Agent:

20120056907 - Method and device for driving local dimming in liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides method and device for driving local dimming in a liquid crystal display device which enables adaptive application of a gradation roll-off according to an image characteristic. The method for driving local dimming in a liquid crystal display device includes the steps of determining a local dimming... Agent:

20120056904 - Organic light emitting diode display: An OLED display having a first pixel, a second pixel, and a third pixel arranged in a matrix format including: a substrate; gate lines formed on the substrate; data lines crossing the gate lines in the insulated manner; a plurality of driving power lines formed on the substrate and including... Agent:

20120056908 - Overdriving value generating method: An overdriving value generating method adapted to a liquid crystal display (LCD) is provided. The overdriving value generating method includes the following steps. A current gray value and a previous gray value are received. A first gray reference value and a second gray reference value closed to the current gray... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation Stsp Branch

20120056906 - Signal generation for led/lcd-based high dynamic range displays: A method of operating a high dynamic range display device comprises the steps of: accessing an image signal; generating an intermediate backlighting driver signal for individual backlight elements for a backlighting unit responsive to the image signal; convoluting the intermediate backlighting driver signals with a point spread function of the... Agent:

20120056916 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes: a display unit including a plurality of pixels connected to a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines and emitting light according to corresponding image data; a dummy pixel connected to a dummy scan line and a dummy data line; and a compensation... Agent:

20120056917 - Electrooptical device and electronic apparatus: A scanning line driving circuit sequentially selects each of a plurality of scanning lines for each unit period. A signal supply circuit supplies, to a signal line, a gradation potential in accordance with a designated gradation of a pixel in a write period within the unit period. The signal supply... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120056918 - Image display apparatus and information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image display apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight, a luminance distribution calculation unit, an error calculation unit, and an emission intensity update unit. The backlight includes a plurality of light sources which emit light. The luminance distribution calculation unit calculates a predicted value... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120056919 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus comprises a plurality of display panels and a time controller electrically coupled to each of the display panels respectively. The time controller is configured for sending out at least two priority control signals to each of the display panels according to an image data, to select at... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

  
03/01/2012 > 219 patent applications in 64 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120050135 - Method and apparatus for configuring a plurality of displays into a single large surface display: An apparatus includes a display location sensor based mapping circuit. The display location sensor based mapping circuit maps multiple displays to collectively display a single large surface in response to sensed location information from at least one of the displays.... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20120050136 - Systems and methods for multiple display support in remote access software: A method of supporting multiple display configurations in a remote access environment, the remote access environment having a host computing device in communication with a viewer computing device comprises: receiving from a host computing device, by a viewer computing device having one or more viewer displays, a list of rectangles,... Agent: Citrix Systems, Inc.

20120050137 - Suspension device for screens: The suspension device for screens having a rectangular screen format comprises at least one substantially square frame element having a holder for the screen. The frame element is fastened to a supporting wall or to a stand. A corresponding screen wall having at least two screens is formed by a... Agent: Exact Planwerk Gmbh

20120050138 - Information display apparatus: An information display apparatus which improves the position accuracy of superimposed displays. In a navigation apparatus, a position relationship detection unit acquires, as position information, the relationship between the position of the vehicle and the actual position where an object to be displayed in a superimposing manner should exist in... Agent: Equos Research Co., Ltd.

20120050139 - Head up display: Technologies are generally described for displaying information in a head up display of a vehicle. In one example, an information acquisition unit is configured to obtain data from one or more sensors associated with the vehicle. An information display unit is coupled to the information acquisition unit and the information... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120050140 - Head-mounted display control: Control of a head-mounted display includes providing a head-mounted display, the head-mounted display includes a switchable viewing area that is switched between a transparent viewing state and an information viewing state. The transparent viewing state is transparent with respect to the viewing area and enables a user of the head-mounted... Agent:

20120050143 - Head-mounted display with environmental state detection: Controlling a head-mounted display includes providing a head-mounted display, the head-mounted display includes a switchable viewing area that is switched between a transparent viewing state and an information viewing state. The transparent viewing state is transparent with respect to the viewing area and enables a user of the head-mounted display... Agent:

20120050142 - Head-mounted display with eye state detection: Control of a head-mounted display includes providing a head-mounted display, the head-mounted display includes a switchable viewing area that is switched between a transparent viewing state and an information viewing state. The transparent viewing state is transparent with respect to the viewing area and enables a user of the head-mounted... Agent:

20120050141 - Switchable head-mounted display: A head-mounted display apparatus includes a head-mounted display, the head-mounted display including a plurality of independently controllable switchable viewing areas that can each be independently switched between a transparent state and an information state. The transparent state enables a user of the head-mounted display to see the scene outside the... Agent:

20120050144 - Wearable augmented reality computing apparatus: A wearable augmented reality computing apparatus with a display screen, a reflective device, a computing device and a head mounted harness to contain these components. The display device and reflective device are configured such that a user can see the reflection from the display device superimposed on the view of... Agent:

20120050145 - Method for manufacturing a display device, and display device manufactured using said method: A film-shape display substrate (26) is fabricated by forming first TFT elements (4) and an organic EL display element (11) on a film-shape base layer (2). A film-shape driver circuit substrate (27) is fabricated by forming, on a film-shape base layer (40), second TFT elements (41) having a higher mobility... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050146 - Display apparatus: There is a need for decreasing a variation in times for writing to TFT elements for pixels in a direction along the extension of a gate line in a liquid crystal display apparatus. A display apparatus includes a display panel having multiple gate lines and drain lines arranged in a... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120050147 - Liquid crystal display device: Respective lines forming a positive-polarity signal pixel circuit part, such as a Vdd line 102, a Cs1-connecting line 104 and a line 106 for a data line Di+, and respective lines forming a negative-polarity signal pixel circuit part, such as a Vdd line 103, a Cs2-connecting line 105 and a... Agent: Jvc Kenwood Corporation

20120050149 - Backlight unit and liquid crystal display including the same: The present invention generally relates to a backlight unit having improved luminance and uniformity, and a liquid crystal display (LCD) including the backlight unit. A backlight unit according to the invention comprises a light source and a light guide panel having a light receiving portion which receives light emitted from... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120050148 - Three-dimensional display using angular projection backlight: A three-dimensional (3D) display method is presented using an angular projection backlight panel. Bi-directional edge-coupled waveguides are formed in a plurality of rows, and a sequence of selectively enabled light extraction cells overlies each waveguide row. A first light emitting diode (LED) is enabled in a first column of LEDs... Agent:

20120050150 - Display device: Provided is a display device (1), including: two pixels in a region (A) surrounded by two video signal lines (DL) and two scanning signal lines (GL); a first dummy wiring, which is connected to one video signal line of the two video signal lines; and a second dummy wiring, which... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120050156 - Device information display apparatus and device information display method: A device information display apparatus may include a device information reception unit that acquires device information of a device through a field bus, the device being connected to the field bus, a display unit that displays the device information, which has been acquired by the device information reception unit, on... Agent: Yokogawa Electric Corporation

20120050157 - Gesture recognizer system architecture: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for a gesture recognizer system architecture. A recognizer engine is provided, which receives user motion data and provides that data to a plurality of filters. A filter corresponds to a gesture, that may then be tuned by an application receiving information from... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120050155 - Imaging apparatus and control method thereof: In an operation of a GUI member, operation feeling as if a user is operating a real object is realized. An imaging unit captures fingers of an operator. A system control unit detects the finger portion from the image captured by the imaging unit. The system control unit combines images... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050153 - Intelligent pairing of electronic devices: An intelligent pairing between a first device and a target second device is described. The intelligent pairing can use information provided by a plurality of second devices responding to a connection request by the first device where only one of the plurality of responding second devices is the target second... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120050154 - Method and system for providing 3d user interface in 3d televisions: A three-dimensional (3D) video device may provide an interactive 3D user interface (UI). This may be achieved by generating 3D video data representative of the 3D user interface; displaying the 3D user interface using the generated 3D video data such that the displayed 3D user interface may create a 3D... Agent:

20120050152 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for adaptive presentation of information on a display: Provided herein are a method, apparatus and computer program product for operating a display including providing for operation of a display in a first mode, providing for operation of the display in a second mode, and transitioning from operating the display in the first mode to operating the display in... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120050151 - Very small form factor consumer electronic product: A very small form factor consumer electronic product includes at least a single piece housing having an integral front and side walls that cooperate to form a cavity in cooperation with a front opening where an edge of the side walls define a rear opening and at least some of... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120050159 - Computer device with touch screen and method for operating the same: A method for operating a computer device incorporating a touch screen is provided. The method includes pre-defining a first pointing device command and a second pointing device command, which are not related to directional pointing control, in the computer device. In response to a first touch, the touch screen generates... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120050160 - Method and apparatus for measuring of a three-dimensional position of mouse pen: A method, apparatus and system of an improved mouse-pen device. The method includes projecting structured light pattern, measuring the intensity of the projected light, determining the improved mouse-pen location with respect to a projector, determining the next structured light pattern to infer the position and shape of the light sensing... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120050158 - Terminal apparatus with pointing device and control method of screen: By a control method of a screen of a terminal apparatus with a pointing device according to an embodiment of the present invention, a pressing operation of a user's finger for selecting a predetermined function displayed on a screen is sensed. At this time, it is determined whether the pressing... Agent: Crucialtec Co., Ltd.

20120050162 - Information processing apparatus for displaying virtual object and method thereof: An information apparatus is provided. The information processing apparatus includes a viewpoint position measurement unit configured to measure a position of a viewpoint of an operator, an operation position measurement unit configured to measure a position of an operation unit operated by the operator, and a determination unit configured to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050161 - Methods of launching applications responsive to device orientation and related electronic devices: A method of operating an electronic device may include providing first graphic output of a first application on a display. Responsive to detecting a change in orientation of the electronic device, providing second graphic output of a second application may be automatically provided on the display. Related devices are also... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

20120050163 - Combination mouse and touch input device: A computer input device, capable of operating in a mouse mode and in a touch mode, includes a body, a control unit and a switch. The body includes a first housing, a second housing and a hinge interconnecting the first and second housings. The body is movable between a flat... Agent:

20120050164 - Computer mouse input device: A computer mouse input device has a housing gripped in a hand of the user with a strap member projecting from the rear of the housing to receive a finger of the user therethrough when a cursor tracking mechanism is supported on the front face of the housing so as... Agent:

20120050165 - Keyboard pad for touch screen: Disclosed herein is a keyboard pad formed to be removed from a touch screen. The keyboard pad is configured to cover a touch screen and include a plurality of protruding portions convexly protruded up to correspond to each key of the keyboard implemented through the touch screen. As a result,... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120050166 - Configuration and method for mounting a key to a deflection web for a keypad: A keypad assembly comprising one or more keys arranged on a deflection web is provided. Each key may comprise a key cap and a post operatively coupled to the key cap. The deflection web may comprise a web having at least one seat configured to receive the post of the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120050168 - Handheld input device: A handheld input device includes a main body. The main body includes a first sidewall, a second sidewall, and a touch pad. The first sidewall is arc shaped and includes function buttons. The second sidewall is substantially perpendicular to the first sidewall. The touch pad is positioned on one end... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120050169 - Key designs for compact keypad of handheld communication device: A keypad for a mobile device having a housing comprises a plurality of keys coupled to the housing. Each of the keys has means for making the selection of smaller key sizes easier for a user. The keys may incorporate a flexible or resilient upper part, or be configured to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120050167 - Keypad with integrated touch sensitive apparatus: A touch sensitive keypad device (101) for an electronic device (100) includes one or more keys (106,107,108,109,110) situated in a keypad carrier (206). One or more conductive layers (115,116,117,118) span the keys. One or more transverse conductive layers (119,120,121,122,123,124) are integrated with a non-key component, such as the keypad carrier... Agent:

20120050170 - Keypad assembly for a communication device: A keypad assembly (100) provides improved backlighting in a slim-line from factor with a minimal number of LEDs (130). The keypad assembly (100) utilizes side-firing LEDs (130) mounted to a keypad flex (112) which protrude through subsequent thin layers of substrates. A light-guide film (104) disposed over the layers includes... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120050176 - Accelerometer determined input velocity: The disclosed technology relates to an electronic apparatus including a processor, a touch-sensitive display, and an accelerometer. An exemplary method includes receiving in the processor an acceleration value outputted by the accelerometer in response to a user touching a position on the touch-sensitive display with a given velocity. The method... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120050200 - Apparatus and method for raising or elevating a portion of a display device: An apparatus and method for providing and configuring a raised or elevated portion of a display device is disclosed. Processes are also given involving a raised or elevated portion of the display device. The raised or elevated portion of the display device may be responsive to a zoom operation or... Agent: Hj Laboratories, LLC

20120050179 - Authentication at a self-service terminal: A method and apparatus for authenticating a customer at a self-service terminal are described. The method comprises: receiving a stroke delineated by the customer; matching the delineated stroke to a defined shape; and providing feedback to the customer to indicate that the delineated stroke has been matched to a defined... Agent: Ncr Corporation

20120050182 - Control signal generating method for input device: A control signal generating method for an input device is presented. The input device includes a pointing device and a sensing device, and the pointing device sends an electromagnetic signal to the sensing device. In the method, the electromagnetic signal received by the sensing device has different strengths according to... Agent: Kye Systems Corp.

20120050185 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for selecting and using sets of media player controls: A portable electronic device with a touch-sensitive display is configured to separately display sets of media player controls, including a first set and a second set. The device displays the first set while playing a first media item and detects gestures on the touch-sensitive display while displaying the first set... Agent:

20120050175 - Display and touch panel thereof: A touch panel of a display disposed on a display panel includes a transparent substrate, a transparent electroconductive layer and an electrode pattern layer vertically stacked together. The electrode pattern layer includes two opposite parallel X-side electrodes and two opposite parallel Y-side electrodes, all of which surround a rectangular area... Agent:

20120050190 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus including a display module and a protection structure is provided. The display module has an image display region and a trace disposing region surrounding the image display region. The protection structure is disposed on the display module and includes a cover, a first electrode layer, a substrate,... Agent: Wintek Technology(h.k) Ltd.

20120050193 - Display device with touch detection function: A display device includes: a display section having a plurality of pixel electrodes; and a plurality of drive electrodes extending in a first direction and arranged side-by-side in a second direction. Each of the drive electrodes has a width in the second direction corresponding to a size of the two... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050198 - Electronic device and the input and output of data: The present invention relates to an electronic device, and in particular, to the input and output of data from the electronic device. The present invention also relates to an object that is identifiable by an electronic device having a touch screen. The object includes contact members that can engage or... Agent:

20120050197 - Electronic whiteboard system, electronic whiteboard device, and method of controlling electronic whiteboard: An electronic whiteboard system, including a touch panel; a display device that displays information related to writing data by the touch panel; and a control device that is connected to the display device and the touch panel and includes an external or built-in storage device storing the writing data, the... Agent:

20120050194 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus may include a detection unit and a switching unit. The detection unit detects an amount of change in a position of an object of interest per a predetermined time period. The switching unit switches between a first mode for determining a first operation position on a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050192 - Information processing apparatus, information processing apparatus control method and storage medium: A user interface technique with excellent operability for displaying an object to be selected upright for an operator who operates a display screen of a display device from any direction. For this purpose, when the operator touches the display screen with his/her index finger, menu icons are displayed on a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050196 - Input/output device: An input/output device includes a display circuit which changes its display state in accordance with a display data signal; a plurality of photodetector circuits which generate optical data in accordance with illuminance of light entering the photodetector circuits; wherein the photodetector circuits each include X (a natural number of 2... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120050173 - Integrated touch panel and manufacturing method thereof: The present invention proposes a surface capacitive integrated touch panel and manufacturing method thereof. The touch panel comprises a transparent substrate, an icon or artwork layer coated on the periphery of one side face of the transparent substrate, and the inner periphery of the icon layer is not perpendicular to... Agent: Applied Vacuum Coating Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120050188 - Method and system for input precision: A method of correcting an error in user input is described. The method includes monitoring for an occurrence of a shake in a user equipment, detecting a shake, comparing the detected shake with a threshold value, evaluating characters within a pre-determined distance of a character entered by the user during... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

20120050172 - Method and system for tactile display: A system and method for a touch display system. The a touch display system includes: a flat touch display assembly including a matrix of flat Braille pixels, wherein each flat Braille pixel is operable to be placed in one of two states. A heating source is selectively connected to each... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050184 - Method of controlling driving of touch panel: Disclosed herein is a method of controlling driving of a touch panel. Input means inputs a first touch to a touch surface, and whether the first touch is a line touch is determined. If the first touch is a line touch, the touch surface is divided into first and second... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120050195 - On-cell tsp display device: An on-cell Touch Screen Panel (TSP) display device is provided. The on-cell TSP display device includes a touch screen, at least one touch key, a controller, a touch screen and touch key information processor for determining touch data input by the touch screen and touch data input by the touch... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120050191 - Optical data transmission system: An optical data transmission system for transmitting optical data in a flight vehicle, including a head end, optical splitter, N units of terminals that process optical data received from the optical splitter to display such as video, plural optical cables connected between the head end and the optical splitter and... Agent:

20120050181 - Signal processing for touch and hover sensing display device: Signal processing for a touch and hover sensing display device is disclosed. A touch and hover sensing display device can include a sensing panel for sensing a touch or hover event, a display for displaying graphical information to select based on the touch or hover event, and a control system... Agent:

20120050171 - Single touch process to achieve dual touch user interface: A process to experience a two touch interface with single touch functionality is disclosed. Use of two fingers simultaneously presents a degree of freedom constraint on the hand. In an embodiment of the present invention, the simultaneous two touch interface is simulated using a single touch process. In a special... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050183 - Switching display modes based on connection state: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for switching display modes based on connections between devices. In one aspect, it is determined that an external display has been connected to or disconnected from a mobile device. Based on the determining, an application executing on... Agent: Google Inc.

20120050189 - System and method to integrate ambient light sensor data into infrared proximity detector settings: A device is provided that includes an ambient light level sensor, a proximity sensing system, and a processor. The ambient light level sensor generates a signal as a function of an ambient light level at the device. The proximity sensing system comprises an emitter component. The processor is configured to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120050180 - Touch and hover switching: Touch and hover switching is disclosed. A touch and hover sensing device can switch between a touch mode and a hover mode. During a touch mode, the device can be switched to sense one or more objects touching the device. During a hover mode, the device can be switched to... Agent:

20120050199 - Touch device with force feedback function: A touch device includes a touch sensing unit, a vibrator and a vibration transmitting unit. The vibrator is used for generating vibration energy. The vibration transmitting unit is installed on a backside of the touch sensing unit and connected with the vibrator for transmitting the vibration energy to the touch... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120050201 - Touch panel and display apparatus provided with same: According to one aspect of the present invention, a touch panel includes: a first base including a first detection electrode and being transparent to light; a second base including a second detection electrode that oppose the first detection electrode, and being transparent to light; a first wiring electrically connected to... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120050174 - Touch panel with multilayer structure and display using the same: A display includes a display panel and a touch panel with a multilayer structure disposed on the display panel. The touch panel includes an ITO film, a transparent electroconductive layer and an electrode pattern layer stacked vertically. The electrode pattern layer includes two parallel X-side electrodes and two parallel Y-side... Agent:

20120050177 - Touch tracking across multiple touch screens: The examples enable tracking of a touch gesture that may extend across a discontinuity between two or more touch screens of a mobile device or the like.... Agent:

20120050178 - Touch-sensitive display module: A touch-sensitive display apparatus includes a touch-sensitive panel, a display module attached under the touch-sensitive panel, a frame wrapping the touch-sensitive panel and the display module. A lateral side of the display module is recessed to form a buckling recess. A lateral side of the frame is protruded toward the... Agent:

20120050186 - Type touch screen panel: A capacitive touch screen panel includes according to an embodiment a substrate, a plurality of first electrode serials arranged in a first direction on the substrate, a plurality of second electrode serials arranged in a second direction to intersect the first electrode serials, and a plurality of insulation patterns formed... Agent:

20120050187 - Virtual keyboard apparatus and method of manipulating virtual keyboard: A virtual keyboard apparatus according to the present invention is provided. The virtual keyboard includes a touch-sensitive display and a processing unit. The touch-sensitive display is configured to detect a touch signal including touches of the index, middle and ring fingers of a user's two hands. The processing unit is... Agent: Geee Creations, Inc.

20120050219 - Capacitive touch apparatus, touch display, and driving method thereof: A capacitive touch apparatus, a touch display and a driving method thereof are provided. The capacitive touch apparatus comprises a plurality of electrodes and a plurality of integrators. The electrodes are respectively coupled to the integrators. Each integrator comprises an operational amplifier, a capacitor and a switch. The operational amplifier... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120050211 - Concurrent signal detection for touch and hover sensing: Detecting a signal from a touch and hover sensing device, in which the signal can be indicative of concurrent touch events and/or hover events, is disclosed. A touch event can indicate an object touching the device. A hover event can indicate an object hovering over the device. The touch and... Agent:

20120050217 - Display device with touch detection function, control 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 display elements performing display operation based on a pixel signal and a display drive signal, a touch detection element detecting an external proximity object based on a touch detection drive signal, a scan drive section performing display scanning... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050207 - Localizing an electrostatic stylus within a capacitive touch sensor: Methods, systems, and apparatus relate to capacitive touch sensors with a fine-pointed, active stylus. The active stylus is configured to receive a signal from the capacitive touch sensor for synchronizing a time base of the stylus with the capacitive touch sensor. The active stylus is configured to receive a signal... Agent: Perceptive Pixel Inc.

20120050221 - Methods and apparatus to determine position error of a calculated position: A method and apparatus receive a plurality of signals that are used to calculate a position of a conductive object relative to a capacitive sensor element and determine an estimated position error through the plurality of signals, the estimated position error to offset a position error of the calculated position.... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120050206 - Multi-touch resolve mutual capacitance sensor: A method for interfacing with a capacitive touch screen is disclosed. The method includes charging an internal capacitor in the touch screen, which internal capacitor is disposed proximate a fixed location on the touch screen and is capable of changing in response to a touch at the specific location. After... Agent:

20120050218 - Portable electronic device and operation method using the same: A portable electronic device and an operation method using the portable electronic device include presetting function modes applicable to specific user interfaces of the portable electronic device, and presetting operations in each of the function modes and a command corresponding to each of the operations. Signals are detected from a... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20120050213 - Reduced noise capacitive scan: A touch sensing system is disclosed that can include a firmware module stored in memory and executed at run time to store values into a hardware register for configuring various parameters of capacitive sensing system to reduce quantization and scan noise, reduce interference with neighboring electronics, and avoid noise aggressors.... Agent:

20120050214 - Reducing water influence on a touch-sensing device: A method and apparatus for reducing water influence on a touch-sensing device is described.... Agent:

20120050208 - Resistive matrix with optimized input scanning: A resistive matrix with optimized input scanning is provided by a method of discerning input location(s) on a resistive column-row matrix which includes receiving physically-applied input(s) at the resistive column-row matrix and, during application of the one or more physically-applied inputs, performing a hierarchical scan of the resistive column-row matrix... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120050216 - Smart scanning for a capacitive sense array: A method and apparatus scan a plurality of scan groups in a capacitive sense array to generate signals corresponding to a mutual capacitance between the electrodes. Each of the plurality of scan groups is formed from a subset of the plurality of electrodes. A processing device identifies a scan group... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120050202 - Surface capacitive touch panel with multi-point touch structure and multi-point touch method thereof: The invention relates to a surface capacitive touch panel capable of simultaneously determining different touch points, and a method thereof. The touch panel includes a transparent substrate, a transparent electroconductive layer and an electrode pattern layer. The electrode pattern layer includes at least one first X-side electrode, at least one... Agent:

20120050209 - Touch and hover sensor compensation: Compensation for sensors in a touch and hover sensing device is disclosed. Compensation can be for sensor resistance and/or sensor sensitivity variation that can adversely affect touch and hover measurements at the sensors. To compensate for sensor resistance, the device can gang adjacent sensors together so as to reduce the... Agent:

20120050210 - Touch and hover signal drift compensation: Compensation for signal drift in a touch and hover sensing device is disclosed. A touch and hover sensing device can include a sensing panel to sense an object touching or hovering over the panel, a grounding device to periodically interact with the panel, and a control system to measure capacitance... Agent:

20120050220 - Touch panel: A touch panel is provided. The touch panel includes a pixel array including plural pixels arranged in matrix, plural scan lines electrically coupled to a corresponding pixel line of the pixel array, and at least one touch detection unit arranged corresponding to the pixel array. The touch detection unit includes... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120050204 - Touch panel with impedance adjusting structure and impedance adjusting method thereof: A touch panel of a display has an impedance adjusting structure for enhancing the detection precision of touch points and includes a transparent substrate, a transparent electroconductive layer and an electrode pattern layer. The electrode pattern layer includes two parallel X-side electrodes and two parallel Y-side electrodes, which surround a... Agent:

20120050205 - Touch panel with multilayer structure and display using the same: A display includes a display panel and a touch panel with a multilayer structure. The touch panel includes a transparent substrate, a transparent electroconductive layer and an electrode pattern layer stacked vertically. The electrode pattern layer includes two parallel X-side electrodes and two parallel Y-side electrodes, all of which surround... Agent:

20120050212 - Touch screen: Disclosed herein is a touch screen, including: a first transparent electrode formed on a first transparent substrate; a second transparent electrode formed on a second transparent substrate opposite to the first transparent substrate and being in contact with the first transparent electrode when a touched input is generated to sense... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120050215 - Touch screen: Disclosed herein is a touch screen. The touch screen includes: two sheets of transparent substrates formed to be opposite to each other; transparent electrodes formed on each of the two sheets of transparent substrates and contacting each other when a touch input is applied to sense the change in resistance... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120050222 - Touch sensor and fluorescent display having the same: An electrostatic capacitance type touch sensor is provided. The touch sensor includes a substrate and a grid pattern formed on a surface of the substrate by a plurality of first linear wires and a plurality of second linear wires, the first linear wires being arranged parallel to each other at... Agent:

20120050203 - Touch sensor controller for driving a touch sensor shield: A touch pad controller includes a voltage generator and a selector circuit. The voltage generator has a plurality of output terminals, each of the plurality of output terminals for being coupled to a corresponding pad of a plurality of capacitive touch pads. The voltage generator provides a predetermined voltage to... Agent:

20120050226 - Display input apparatus and display input method: According to one embodiment, a display input apparatus includes a display screen. At least one array of light-emitting elements is provided along at least one edge of the display screen, the at least one array of light-emitting elements being configured to irradiate a light beam therefrom. At least one array... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050228 - Input apparatus for portable terminal: An input apparatus of a portable terminal is provided. The input apparatus includes a frame in which a light emitting element, configured to emit an infrared ray in a straight line into an external void space, and a light receiving element, positioned to face opposite to the light emitting element... Agent:

20120050225 - Integrated touch panel with anti-electromanetic interference capability: A touch panel includes a transparent substrate, an electrically conductive icon or artwork layer, a first icon or artwork layer, a sensing layer, a metal layout and an electrode pattern. The electrically conductive icon or artwork layer is disposed between the transparent substrate and the first icon or artwork layer.... Agent:

20120050227 - Optical touch device: An optical touch device includes a touch panel, an infrared light pen, and an infrared camera module. The infrared light pen emits infrared light towards a surface of the touch panel. The touch panel includes a display panel and an infrared reflective element. The infrared reflective element is stacked on... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120050224 - Optical touch system and method: An optical touch system includes a substrate, a glass module, two light sources, three reflective clothes, two image sensors and a processing module. The glass module is disposed at one side of the substrate. The two light sources are respectively disposed at two terminals of the glass module. The three... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.

20120050223 - Touch table structure: A touch table structure is disclosed. The touch table structure includes a touch tabletop; and a table body disposed below the touch tabletop, the table body including a plurality of side plates disposed on a plurality of side surfaces of the table body, and at least one sliding door disposed... Agent: Nlighten Trading (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

20120050230 - Touch sensitive device: A method of calibrating a touch sensitive device comprising a touch-sensitive screen; a plurality of transducers mounted to the screen and a processor, the method comprising inputting a signal into the screen at a test position on the screen whereby the screen is excited into vibration; detecting vibration in the... Agent: New Transducers Limited

20120050229 - Touch sensor panel calibration: A method for calibrating a touch sensor panel including a plurality of touch electrodes is provided. The method includes determining, for each of the plurality of touch electrodes, a contribution in terms of capacitance to a total capacitance of the touch sensor panel; and allocating a fraction of a fixed... Agent:

20120050231 - Systems for an electrostatic stylus within a capacitive touch sensor: Systems are described for transmitting and receiving signals in an active stylus for a capacitive touch sensor, for which the systems have at least one circuit for receiving a current from an electrode and for transmitting a voltage onto the electrode. The systems include components for receiving the current in... Agent: Perceptive Pixel Inc.

20120050232 - Controller with transformable surface topology: A control device includes an input mechanism having an actuation surface that is configurable by a user between at least two different surface topologies. In a first configuration, the surface topology may provide a first shape for receiving user input and in a second configuration provide a second shape for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120050234 - Bi-directional scan driver and display device using the same: A scan driver and a display device including the same are provided. The scan driver according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention generates and transmits at least two different types of scan signals to a display unit including a plurality of pixels, and includes a plurality of sequence... Agent:

20120050239 - Control device, image display apparatus and control method: A control device includes: a digital signal input section through which a digital signal from an external device is input through a digital signal cable; a detecting section which detects connection with the external device and then outputs a detection signal to the external device; an adjusting section which performs... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120050237 - Display device: A display device includes: a plurality of drive electrodes extending in a first direction and arranged side-by-side in a second direction with an inter-electrode slit in between; and a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in matrix in the first and second directions. Each of the drive electrodes has one or... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050236 - Electromechanical systems piezoelectric contour mode differential resonators and filters: This disclosure provides implementations of electromechanical systems resonator structures, devices, apparatus, systems, and related processes. In one aspect, a contour mode resonator device includes a first conductive layer with a plurality of first layer electrodes including a first electrode at which a first input signal can be provided and a... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120050238 - Image display apparatus and control method thereof: An image display apparatus includes: a digital signal input section through which a digital signal from an external device is input through a digital signal cable; an adjusting section which performs adjustment for the digital signal; an information input section through which setting information about the adjustment is input; and... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120050240 - Liquid crystal display device: In one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes first and second areas respectively having a gate line group in an active area, and a dummy gate line group arranged on an outside of the active area. A driving circuit selects the gate lines of the gate line group and... Agent: Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120050235 - Organic electroluminescence emitting display and method of manufacturing the same: A method of manufacturing the organic light emitting display includes selectively etching an interlayer insulating layer and a gate insulating layer so that a source region and a drain region of a semiconductor layer of a sub pixel unit are exposed and removing the interlayer insulating layer and the gate... Agent:

20120050233 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: There is provided a method of driving an organic light emitting display so that the organic light emitting display may be driven at a low driving frequency. The organic light emitting display includes pixels coupled to odd and even scan lines. The organic light emitting display is driven during frames.... Agent:

20120050241 - Display panel: A display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a display media layer, a signal transferring structure, a passivation layer and a sealant. The first substrate includes an active region and a peripheral region. The peripheral region includes a driving circuit region, and the driving circuit region includes a... Agent:

20120050242 - Integrated circuit device and electronic apparatus: An integrated circuit device generates drive waveforms which can be adapted to a plurality of panels by a function of setting a repetition period, the function setting which of periods in a drive waveform pattern is to be repeated, and a function of setting the number of times, the function... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120050243 - Display apparatus and driving method therefor: A display apparatus includes pixel electrodes, a counter electrode arranged facing the pixel electrodes, and liquid crystal cells held in a space between the pixel electrodes and the counter electrode. The optical characteristics of the liquid crystal cells change based on potential differences between the pixel electrodes and the counter... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050244 - Buffer and display system utilizing the same: A buffer generating an output signal and including a pull-high module and a pull-low module is disclosed. The pull-high module makes the output signal to have a rising edge. The pull-low module makes the output signal to have a falling edge. The falling edge includes a plurality of falling portions.... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120050245 - Charge sharing system and method of lcos display: In the field of a liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS) display, a charge sharing system and a charge sharing method of an LCoS display are provided. The system includes: a column driving circuit, a row driving circuit, a pixel matrix, a control circuit, a gamma reference voltage circuit, and a... Agent: Shenzhen Yangtze Live Co., Ltd.

20120050246 - Liquid crystal display device:

20120050249 - Apparatus for driving of display panel:

20120050250 - Display apparatus and power circuit apparatus thereof: A display apparatus and a power circuit apparatus which supplies an operating voltage are provided. The power circuit apparatus includes a switch which is switched on and off to selectively supply an output voltage; a rectifying and smoothing unit which rectifies and smoothes the output voltage of the switch to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050252 - Display device: An nMOS is used for a drive TFT and a display device is provided without being affected by variations in the threshold voltage of the drive TFT. A display device includes: a field-effect transistor that controls a drive current of a light emitting element; a first switch provided between a... Agent:

20120050248 - Driving method for active-matrix bistable liquid crystal display: The disclosure provides an operating method for an active-matrix bistable liquid crystal display (LCD) in which each frame of the LCD is refreshed during a single frame time. The method includes the steps of: driving an external charge voltage to a row of pixels of the LCD; removing the external... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120050247 - Liquid crystal display system and pixel-charge delay circuit thereof: A liquid crystal display system for improving display color mismatch utilizes a pixel-charge delay circuit to generate a new latch-data signal for a source driver of the liquid crystal display system according to an output-enable signal and a latch-data signal generated by a timing control circuit of the liquid crystal... Agent:

20120050253 - Method for driving plasma display panel and plasma display device: An unnecessary discharge caused in the discharge cells in an initializing operation is prevented. This reduces the luminance of black level in a display image and stabilizes the address discharge at the same time, thus enhancing the image display quality. A plasma display panel that has a plurality of discharge... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120050251 - Scan driver, light emitting driver, and driving method thereof: A scan driver includes: a plurality of scan driving blocks including an output terminal outputting a scan signal to a scan line; a first transistor transmitting a voltage of a power source to the output terminal; a second transistor transmitting a clock signal to the output terminal; and a third... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120050254 - Apparatus, method, and system for demonstrating a lighting solution by image rendering: A user interface is provided whereby a user may generate a virtual target area representative of an actual target area, regardless of whether the actual target area has been constructed. Having a generated virtual target area, the user—via the user interface—may generate virtual representations of light to project onto the... Agent: Musco Corporation

20120050261 - 2d-3d switchable display device and method for driving same: A 2D-3D switchable display device includes a display panel and a polarization element. The display panel includes a plurality of left-eye image regions, a plurality of right-eye image regions alternating with the left-eye image regions, and a plurality of switchable regions each disposed between a corresponding right-eye image region and... Agent: Innocom Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120050285 - 3d building generalization for digital map applications: A digital map application enables display of a large amount of 3D buildings or 3D structures to provide enhanced display and navigation features. The 3D models (116, 216, 316) are composed from a detailed set of attributes which, when combined, portray a highly detailed visual rendering of a physical object... Agent:

20120050263 - 3d image processing apparatus and method for processing 3d images: A 3D image processing apparatus includes: an image processor which alternately receives a first main image frame and a second main image frame, which are different from each other, and a controller which controls the image processor to insert at least one first sub-image frame corresponding to the first main... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050273 - Apparatus and method for controlling interface: In an apparatus and method for controlling an interface, a user interface (UI) may be controlled using information on a hand motion and a gaze of a user without separate tools such as a mouse and a keyboard. That is, the UI control method provides more intuitive, immersive, and united... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050278 - Image display apparatus and image display method: The invention provides an image display apparatus for displaying three cross sectional images for enabling efficient observation of a three-dimensional distribution of the images between a plurality of positions of interest when there are the plurality of positions of interest (abnormal shadow candidates) in three-dimensional medical image data. The apparatus... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050280 - Image display apparatus and method for operating the same: An image display apparatus and a method for operating the same are discussed. The method according to an embodiment includes determining whether an input image is a two-dimensional image or a three-dimensional image, changing a gray level of a current frame of the input image based on the determination result... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120050275 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Three-dimensional CG software generates an image of a virtual space, and an image output unit outputs this image to an HMD. An automatic mode switching unit determines whether the HMD is in use, and operates the three-dimensional CG software if the HMD is in use.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050282 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program recording medium: An image processing apparatus includes an analysis unit configured to obtain information regarding an order of display of a plurality of layers from a cross-sectional image, and a display control unit configured to perform control such that methods for displaying the plurality of layers are sequentially changed and the plurality... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050272 - Image processing device, display device, reproducing device, recording device, method for controlling image processing device, information recording medium, control program for image processing device, and computer-readable storage medium: An image processing device includes: an image region specifying section for specifying a first image region and/or a second image region; and a pixel value changing section for changing a pixel value of the first image region and/or the second image region specified by the image region specifying section to... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050269 - Information display device: An information display device includes a storage area configured to store a display information item for displaying a real image on a display device; a focal length setting unit configured to set a second focal length that is different from a first focal length extending from a user to the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120050281 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: In an information processing apparatus, a virtual object shape storage unit acquires the position of an operation unit, sets a virtual plane at the acquired position in the virtual space, and records the trajectory of the operation unit after the virtual plane is set. The virtual object shape storage unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050279 - Information processing apparatus, program, and information processing method: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a display control unit causing an image for a left eye and an image for a right eye to be displayed respectively to a left eye and a right eye of an observer, the image for a left eye and the image... Agent:

20120050270 - Information processing device, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing device including a display control section configured to display objects in a virtual three-dimensional space, the virtual three-dimensional space including a depth direction of a display screen and having a center region and a peripheral region located around the center region, and an acquisition... Agent:

20120050260 - Method and apparatus for accommodating display migration among a plurality of physical displays: A method and apparatus provides for the accommodation of display migration among a plurality of physical displays. In one example, the method and apparatus detects a display migration condition from at least a second physical display to a first physical display. The method and apparatus then controls compositing of a... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20120050284 - Method and apparatus for implementing three-dimensional image: Provided is a method and an apparatus for implementing a three-dimensional web page which includes determining whether an original image is a web page, distinguishing a text area displaying text from a multimedia area displaying multimedia information excluding the text, in a source code document for the web page, when... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050264 - Method and system for utilizing depth information as an enhancement layer: A monoscopic 3D video generation device, which comprises one or more depth sensors, may be operable to store captured 2D video image data as a base layer and store captured corresponding depth information separately as an enhancement layer. The 2D video image data may be captured via one or more... Agent:

20120050258 - Method for obtaining 3d position information, computer program, data processor, and display panel incorporating the same: A method for obtaining three-dimensional (3D) position information of one or more user-controlled objects positioned above a display panel, the display panel providing a plurality of two-dimensional (2D) directional views of the user-controlled objects from corresponding different directions. The method includes the steps of: detecting the presence of 2D objects... Agent:

20120050267 - Method for operating image display apparatus: A image display apparatus and a method for operating the same is disclosed herein. The method may include displaying content having an aspect ratio and a display size on a display; moving the content in a first direction and displaying the content in a first region of the display; and... Agent:

20120050262 - Mobile terminal and method for controlling 3 dimension display thereof: A mobile terminal including a display unit configured to display at least a first 3D object at a first 3D depth level and a second 3D object at a second 3D depth level that is different than the first 3D depth level; and a controller configured to receive a first... Agent:

20120050266 - Normalization of a synchronization signal for 3d glasses: A viewing system for viewing video displays having the appearance of a three dimensional image.... Agent: Xpand, Inc.

20120050255 - Off-line graphical user interface system and method for three-dimensional measurement: An off-line graphical user interface (GUI) system and method provide for input control of a three-dimensional coordinate measuring machine (CMM) using the CMM's probe. A GUI image presents a plurality of control operation icons associated with the CMM. A controller uses the CMM to locate the GUI image in a... Agent: New River Kinematics, Inc.

20120050274 - Organic light emitting diode display and stereoscopic image display using the same: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display and a stereoscopic image display using the OLED display are disclosed. The stereoscopic image display includes a display panel, which includes a plurality of pixels and displays left eye image data and right eye image data in a time division manner, liquid crystal... Agent:

20120050283 - Rendering apparatus and method for generating multi-views: A rendering apparatus and method for generating multi-views are provided. A rendering unit may generate a plurality of predicted views by rendering one or more reference views, and a hole aggregating unit may generate a reference hole representing an aggregation of holes existing in each of the predicted views. A... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050276 - Signal processor, signal processing method, display device and program product: A signal processor includes: a phase matching section adapted to bring two image signals supplied from two cameras into phase, one image signal being a left image signal and the other image signal being a right image signal; a phase adjustment section adapted to change the horizontal phase of the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050265 - Stereoscopic image display apparatus and stereoscopic image eyeglasses: According to an embodiment, a stereoscopic image display apparatus includes: a measurement module configured to measure a distance from a display screen to stereoscopic image eyeglasses, and an angle of the stereoscopic image eyeglasses with respect to a normal to the display screen; and a converter configured to convert a... Agent:

20120050268 - Stereoscopic image display device and method for driving the same: A stereoscopic image display device for sensing device motion using a gyro sensor included therein and controlling a viewing position, and a method for driving the same are disclosed, the stereoscopic image display device includes an image panel configured to output a two-dimensional image, a stereoscopic switching cell formed on... Agent:

20120050277 - Stereoscopic image displaying method and device: A stereoscopic image displaying device enables the stereoscopic view of a stereoscopic cursor to be restored while maintaining the stereoscopic view of a region of interest even in a state where the stereoscopic cursor cannot be viewed stereoscopically. The stereoscopic image displaying device includes a stereoscopic cursor moving unit that... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20120050271 - Stereoscopic image processing device, method for processing stereoscopic image, and multivision display system: A method for processing an image and a multivision display system may be provided. The multivision display system may include a plurality of unit display devices and an image processing device to identify a format of the stereoscopic image data, to convert at least one frame included in the image... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120050256 - System and method for virtual camera control using motion control systems for augmented three dimensional reality: There is provided a system and method for integrating a virtual rendering system and a motion control system to provide an augmented three-dimensional reality. There is provided a method for integrating a virtual rendering system and a motion control system for outputting a composite three-dimensional render to a three-dimensional display,... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20120050259 - Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for efficiently processing graphical data: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for efficiently processing graphical data using an electronic device are provided. A characteristic of graphical data may be identified and compared to a threshold. Based on whether the identified characteristic meets the threshold, the graphical data may be rendered either entirely by a first type... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120050257 - Virtual world construction: A computer implemented method and computer program product for generating a customized virtual world. A set of entities to be rendered within the customized virtual world is identified. An entity is a location within the customized virtual world. A representation associated with a target style for each entity in the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120050286 - Pattern detection of avatars in a virtual environment: Techniques are described for detecting script-controlled avatars in a virtual environment engaging in certain pattern formation behaviors. In particular, a virtual environment server may select a group of avatars and determine a pattern formed by the selected group. The virtual environment system may further search for a match of the... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20120050287 - Three-dimensional display of specifications in a scalable feed-forward network: Technologies are described herein for generating a three-dimensional display. Some technologies are adapted to retrieve a model defining a feed-forward network related to a development process. The technologies generate a first three-dimensional shape representing each internal product according to the model. The technologies also generate a second three-dimensional shape representing... Agent:

20120050288 - System and method of rendering interior surfaces of 3d volumes to be viewed from an external viewpoint: System and methods for rendering interior surfaces of a 3D volumetric object to be viewed from an external viewpoint. Image data sets being representative of a 3D volumetric object are processed to render image surfaces of the 3D volumetric object. The rendered image surfaces are transformed to allow viewing of... Agent: Apteryx, Inc.

20120050289 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus is provided. A splitting unit of the image processing apparatus may split a first space within an input three-dimensional (3D) model into a plurality of subspaces in order to generate an acceleration structure of the input 3D model. A decision unit of the image processing apparatus... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050290 - Three-dimensional image display apparatus and display method: A three-dimensional image display apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a plane display device comprising pixels arranged in a matrix form; an optical plate configured to control light rays illuminated by the plane display device; and a drive circuit including an image processing unit to perform image processing on an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120050291 - Graphics processing using two-dimensional scissor regions: Aspects of this disclosure are directed to techniques to store values indicative of one or more scissor regions in a scissor buffer. In aspects of this disclosure, a processor may receive two dimensional (2-D) coordinates of a scissor region. The processor may transform the 2-D coordinates into coordinates that include... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120050292 - Method and apparatus for the representation of relationships between elements: The present invention discloses methods, systems and devices for indicating relationships between elements in a system using suitable representations of the relationships, suitable representations of the elements and suitable representations of associations between the representations of the relationships and the representations of the elements in the system. In one embodiment,... Agent:

20120050294 - Buffer construction with geodetic circular arcs: A method with acts for representing a buffer about a feature represented on an ellipsoid or round-object model. The method includes accessing a definition of a buffer stored on one or more computer readable medium in a format readable by a computer application. The definition of the buffer includes a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120050293 - Dynamically smoothing a curve: This is directed to dynamically adjusting the display of a curve provided on a display while the curve is being drawn. In particular, this is directed to identifying segments between sampled points of a line, and applying a transform to the segments to smooth the line between the sampled points.... Agent: Apple, Inc.

20120050295 - Image processing apparatus, computer readable medium for image processing and computer data signal for image processing: i

20120050296 - Recording apparatus and recording method: In a display control apparatus, an input unit inputs minute data, an acquisition unit acquires identification information for conference data, a recording control unit records the input minute data and the acquired identification information for the conference data in association with each other, and a display control unit displays the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050297 - Aligning animation state update and frame composition: An event, such as a vertical blank interrupt or signal, received from a display adapter in a system is identified. Activation of a timer-driven animation routine that updates a state of an animation and activation of a paint controller module that identifies updates to the state of the animation and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120050298 - Adaptive grid generation for improved caching and image classification: Example embodiments of the present disclosure provide mechanisms for generating an improved grid for use in caching and classification when transmitting graphics data to a client computer. Such a grid may have the property that it is aligned to captured screen content such as user interface elements and borders between... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120050299 - Dielectric enhanced mirror for imod display: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for display device including a dielectric stack positioned between a first electrically conductive layer and a second movable electrically conductive layer. In one aspect, the dielectric stack includes alternating dielectric layers of high and low indices of refraction. By controlling the refractive indices... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120050300 - Architecture for rendering graphics on output devices over diverse connections: A system for displaying graphical information. The system includes an asset server for storing information and a rendering server in communication with the asset server. The rendering server receives a graphics command and renders graphic display data in response to the graphics command and to the information. The rendering server... Agent: Stragent, LLC

20120050301 - Architecture for rendering graphics on output devices over diverse connections: A system for displaying graphical information. The system includes an asset server for storing information and a rendering server in communication with the asset server. The rendering server receives a graphics command and renders graphic display data in response to the graphics command and to the information. The rendering server... Agent: Stragent, LLC

20120050302 - Method and apparatus for enhancing a white-board: A method and apparatus for projecting enhanced information on a white-board. The method includes capturing an image of information on a white-board, analyzing the captured image and determining the type of enhancement needed for the information displayed, enhancing the information in the image according to the determined type of enhancement,... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120050305 - Apparatus and method for providing augmented reality (ar) using a marker: An Augmented Reality (AR) providing method using an instant marker or a substitution marker is provided. According to an example, the instant marker or the substitution marker is created based on a 3-dimensional object. A meaning unit of an original 2-dimensional marker is analyzed and a marker factor corresponding to... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120050304 - Image processing apparatus, method, and program: When the smallest transformation cost among transformation costs calculated for respective coordinates of integration points is determined to be equal to or more than a predetermined threshold value, a dividing unit inserts a virtual point to the a mesh to divide a triangular patch including the virtual point. When the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120050303 - Lossless frame buffer color compression: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for lossless compression of color data. Color data for a packet including multiple sub-pixel samples is compressed using a predictor map that is selected based on the sampling format specified for the graphics surface storing the color data. The predictor... Agent:

20120050306 - Systems and methods for rendering graphical content and glyphs: Disclosed are techniques and systems for rendering pages or documents with both graphical and textual content.... Agent: K-nfb Reading Technology, Inc.

20120050307 - Ambient light sensing technique: A method for controlling characteristics of an electronic device based on ambient light levels is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving light at an ambient light sensor of a device and measuring components, such as color components, of the visible light. The component levels may be weighted differently... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120050309 - Display control apparatus and display control method: A display control apparatus may include: an area determination unit that determines a boundary position of a superimposition image based on transparency information; a color extension unit that extends an area of color information based on the boundary position determined by the area determination unit; a transparency conversion unit that... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120050308 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing system, and computer readable memory: An image processing apparatus includes an extraction unit configured to extract a structure of a tested eye from an OCT image obtained by optical coherence tomography, an extraction unit configured to extract a structure of the tested eye from an eyeground image obtained by a scanning laser ophthalmoscope or a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050310 - Privacy level indicator: A method includes responsive to receiving a command to view multimedia content, displaying the multimedia content. A selection of a privacy level for the multimedia content is received, the privacy level indicating whether information associated with a user's viewing of the multimedia content may be published. A visual indicator of... Agent:

20120050312 - Method for identifying, displaying, selecting, naming and matching colors: The method is for identifying and selecting a color or a combination of colors. A color sphere (200) is provided that has a first color pocket (238) defined between a first horizontal disc (202) and a second horizontal disc (208) and vertical inserts (212c, 212b) extending between the first horizontal... Agent:

20120050311 - Method for identifying, selecting and matching colors: A color sphere has a plurality of organized color cells. The color cells are gradually lighter from a bottom to a top. A first color cell is selected from the color sphere. Radial, horizontal peripheral, vertical peripheral directions are identified relative to the first color cell. The color cells of... Agent:

20120050313 - Pixel rendering on display: This disclosure describes techniques for rendering pixels on a display. A processing unit may receive pixel values for surface pixels of each surface of a plurality of surface. The processing unit may also receive an order of the plurality of surfaces. Based on at least the location and order of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120050314 - Automatic split-screen controller: An automatic split-screen controller has a main controller, an image input port connected to a graphics card and a plurality of image output ports connected to corresponding display devices. After detecting that the display devices and the graphics card are connected with the image input and output ports, the main... Agent: Panavio Technology Limited

20120050317 - Electronic device and method of viewing display of an electronic map: A method for viewing display of an electronic map displays a portion of the electronic map on a display of the electronic device, and detects an orientation of the electronic device using an electronic compass. The method further adjusts an orientation of the electronic map to the orientation of the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120050316 - Methods and apparatuses for enhancing wallpaper display: Methods and apparatuses are provided for enhancing wallpaper display. A method may include determining a display position for each of at least one graphic item. The method may further include determining, for each respective candidate image of at least one candidate image, locations of any visually significant regions in the... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120050315 - Systems and methods for transforming and/or generating a tangible physical structure based on user input information: Systems and methods that can transform and/or generate a virtual object having first configuration to a virtual object having a second configuration based on alpha-numeric information input by a user. The virtual object can be transformed from a first configuration to a second configuration by a physical and/or virtual object... Agent:

20120050318 - Content preview generation: A content preview of a content item is generated by extracting one or more clips from the content item, each clip is identified using a clipping point, a clip duration, a starting point, which is identified using the clipping point, and an ending point, which is identified using the clip's... Agent:

20120050320 - Device and method for generating variable priority multiwindow images: Techniques for generating images with information windows including variable display priorities, the technique including selecting pixels of active windows at a given area of the image and reconstituting an image on the basis of the pixels of the selected windows. The techniques ensure mixing of the pixels and transparency between... Agent: Thales

20120050319 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus to combine a plurality of images, includes an acquisition unit that acquires a combined region when the images are combined, an image processing unit that performs image processing on at least one of the plurality of images, and a limitation unit that limits the image processing... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050321 - System and methods for providing information related to a tissue region of a subject: A system for providing information related to a tissue region of a patient is provided. The system includes a user interface configured for co-displaying medical imaging information of the tissue region and visible light information of the tissue region.... Agent: Real Imaging Ltd

20120050322 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus calculates a near image distance, corresponding to a distance from a virtual viewpoint to a first viewpoint among viewpoints of a plurality of images, and a far image distance, corresponding to a distance from the virtual viewpoint to a second viewpoint among the viewpoints of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050323 - Background replacement for videoconferencing: A solution for managing a videoconference is provided. Multiple virtual backgrounds can be stored, and a virtual background can be selected to be used for a first participant when he/she is conducting a videoconference with a second participant. The virtual background can be selected based on one or more attributes... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120050326 - Information processing device and method of processing information: A method and apparatus adapted to input a position and orientation of a viewpoint in an image in MR space obtained by superimposing a first virtual object to be displayed on a display of a real space; to input a position and orientation of the real object; to calculate an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050324 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed by which a user can be informed of an event associated with augmented reality based on an occurrence of the event using various haptic effects that differ from each other.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20120050325 - System and method for providing virtual reality linking service: Provided is a terminal for providing a virtual reality linking service. The terminal providing a virtual reality linking service according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a user information inputting unit receiving user information; a receiving unit receiving a virtual reality linking service including a sensory effect... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120050327 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus for performing a position adjustment on an image displayed on a display screen includes an obtaining unit configured to obtain a plurality of images for which mutual positional relations are set, a display control unit configured to display at least one image among the plurality of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050328 - Display apparatus and computer-readable medium: In a display apparatus, a processor performs an information storing process of storing the displayed information to be correlated with the locus of the handwriting recognized by the recognition process in the memory, when it is determined by the handwriting position determining process that the locus of the handwriting position... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20120050329 - System and method for providing a user-adjustable display of clusters and text: A system and method for providing a user-adjustable display of clusters and text is provided. A two-dimensional display of cluster spines is provided. The cluster spines each include clusters of documents proximately aligned. A compass is provided within the display and positioned over one or more clusters of at least... Agent:

20120050330 - Display apparatus and display method: A display apparatus comprises an obtaining unit that obtains information associated with a human body to be examined, a forming unit that forms, based on information on a radiographing range of a radiographing apparatus with respect to the human body to be examined included in the obtained information, a graphic... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120050331 - Display device, information terminal device, and display method: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a receiver, an image rotating module, and a display module. The receiver is configured to receive display data and orientation information from an external device connected to the display device. The display data includes a display screen to be displayed in an... Agent:

20120050333 - Capacitive sensor panel having dynamically reconfigurable sensor size and shape: This relates to a capacitive sensor panel that is able to dynamically reconfigure its sensor size and shape for proximity and/or distance to enable hover and gesture detection. Thus, the size and/or shape of the sensors in the panel can differ according to present needs. The sensor panel may dynamically... Agent:

20120050334 - Display apparatus and a method therefor: A display apparatus for presenting an image comprises an image receiver (101) for receiving an image to be displayed. An image analyzer (103) performs a local image profile analysis on at least a first region of the image to determine a pixel value spatial variation characteristic. The image analyzer (103)... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120050332 - Methods and apparatuses for facilitating content navigation: Methods and apparatuses are provided for facilitating content navigation. A method may include pre-rendering content at each of a plurality of zoom levels. The plurality of zoom levels may include a first zoom level and a second zoom level. The method may further include causing display of the pre-rendered content... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120050335 - Zooming system for a display: A zooming pressure sensor is used to control the zooming of information in a zooming frame on a displayed for a cell phone, portable media device, or an electronic reader. A zooming pressure sensor converts finger pressure into corresponding physical parameter such as conductance, resistance, or charge, which is further... Agent: Universal Cement Corporation

20120050336 - Touch-based remote control: Systems and method for remotely controlling applications executing on display devices that do not have touch-based user input capabilities even when such applications were programmed to rely exclusively on touch-based control are described. In accordance with certain embodiments, user input events produced when a user interacts with a touch-based user... Agent: Exent Technologies, Ltd.

20120050337 - Two-dimensional object packing: Various embodiments enable visual elements or objects, such as two-dimensional raster images, to be packed into a bounding region, such as a rectangular bounding region, in a manner that reduces wasted space. In at least some embodiments, a two-dimensional object packing component attempts to fit individual objects into the bounding... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120050340 - Color temperature compensation method and applications thereof: A color-temperature-compensation (CTC) method and applications thereof are provided, and which includes determining intensities of weights of three colors in an inputted three-dimension color signal; if yes, performing a lookup table mechanism to find-out a first set of multi-primary-color (MPC) signal corresponding to the three colors with the same weights,... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120050349 - Control device, display device, method of controlling display device: A display device changes the gray scale of a pixel by performing a write operation in which a voltage is applied to the pixel a plurality of times. In a case where the display state of the pixel is changed based on image data written into a memory, the display... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120050338 - Dimming techniques for emissive displays: This describes power saving techniques for emissive displays. In one example, a method includes detecting a static mode in an emissive display, mapping input signals to adjusted signals for a plurality of emissive elements of the emissive display based on magnitudes of the input signals, and applying the adjusted signals... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120050343 - Display apparatus and driving apparatus for driving backlight thereof: A display apparatus is provided with a backlight and a driving apparatus for driving the backlight, the driving apparatus including: a switching unit which performs a switching operation to selectively supply driving power to the backlight in accordance with a driving signal; a signal synthesizer which outputs a synthesized signal... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120050346 - Display device: A display device includes: a display panel for displaying frames during an elapse of time; and an emission driver for providing first and second emission power sources to the display panel, wherein: each of the frames comprises a first light emitting period, a light non-emitting period and a second light... Agent:

20120050350 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device includes luminescence pixels arranged in rows and columns. Each of gate lines and reset lines correspond to one of the rows, and signals lines each correspond to one of the columns. Each luminescence pixels includes a luminescence element, a switching transistor, a drive transistor which supplies current... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120050347 - Display device including display element having memorability: A display device includes a display element that maintains its display state even when no longer driven; a capacitance detecting circuit that detects a capacitance of the display element; and a driving condition adjusting circuit that drives the display element under predetermined driving conditions to set the display element to... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120050345 - Driving method for image display apparatus: A driving method for an image display apparatus is disclosed. The image display apparatus includes an image display panel including a plurality of pixels each including first, second, third and fourth subpixels and arrayed in a two-dimensional matrix. A signal processing section determines an expansion coefficient based on a saturation... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120050339 - Dynamic led driving current compensation for cross-panel backlight illumination uniformity: A dynamic light emitting diode (LED) driving current compensation method is provided for ensuring cross-panel backlight illumination uniformity in a display device. A backlight panel includes a plurality of waveguide pipes and a front panel with a plurality of pixel rows. Each row overlies a corresponding waveguide pipe and includes... Agent:

20120050348 - Method for driving liquid crystal display device: A method for driving a liquid crystal display device includes the steps of supplying a first image signal used to apply a positive voltage to liquid crystal to pixels via a first and second data lines during a first period; deselecting the pixels with scan lines to supply a second... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120050351 - Method for operating a projector having a high-pressure discharge lamp: In various embodiments, a method for operating a projector having a high-pressure discharge lamp, wherein an intensity of a light emitted by the high-pressure discharge lamp depends upon an electrical power supplied to the high-pressure discharge lamp, may comprise providing image information to be projected and, depending on the image... Agent: Osram Ag

20120050344 - Organic light emitting display having uniform brightness: An organic light emitting display is capable of preventing brightness from being non-uniform due to IR drop so as to improve reliability of the organic light emitting display. The organic light emitting display comprises: a display panel having a display region and a non-display region; a plurality of sub pixels... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120050342 - Switchable viewing angle display: A switchable viewing angle display method is provided, using arrayed microlenses and a waveguide pipe with selectable light extraction positions. The method provides a front panel array of display pixels. Also provided is an array of microlenses underlying the array of display pixels. Each microlens has a focal point and... Agent:

20120050341 - Two mode image displaying apparatus and adjustment method of image brightness: A two mode image displaying apparatus including a light source, an image dividing unit, a displaying unit, and a control unit is provided. The light source is adapted to provide a light beam. The image dividing unit is adapted to be switched to include a three-dimensional (3D) mode area and... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120050352 - Display apparatus: According to one embodiment, a display apparatus includes a light modulating unit, a light source unit, a luminance setting unit, a luminance distribution calculating unit, a signal level converting unit, and a control unit. The light source unit includes a basic light source and an extended light source illuminating each... Agent:

20120050353 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: A right unit period corresponding to a right-eye image and a left unit period corresponding to a left-eye image are set alternately. The scanning line driving circuit selects the plurality of scanning lines in several units at each right unit period, the glasses control circuit controls both of the shutter... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

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