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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems May archived by USPTO category 05/12

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05/31/2012 > 118 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120133573 - Mobile terminal having dual display unit and method of changing display screen using the same: A mobile terminal having a dual display unit and a method of changing a display screen using the same are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a main body, a front display unit for providing a multimedia mode, a rear display unit for providing a normal mode, and a screen control... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120133574 - Shift register unit, gate drive circuit, and display apparatus: A shift register unit. gate drive circuit. and display apparatus. The shift register unit comprises: input module for inputting first and second clock signals. frame start signal. high and low voltage signals, the first clock signal is identical with phase-inverted signal of the second clock signal within one frame; a... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20120133575 - Display apparatus: Provided is a display apparatus, which has both high light-emission efficiency and good display performance. The display apparatus includes multiple pixels, each of the multiple pixels including an organic light-emitting device including a first electrode, a light-emitting layer, and a second electrode, the multiple pixels including an optical unit for... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120133576 - Liquid crystal display device circuit, liquid crystal display device board, and liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device circuit disclosed includes: a first output transistor (Mo1n+1) having (i) a gate electrode connected to an (n+1)th gate bus line or a gate bus line subsequent to the (n+1)th gate bus line, (ii) a drain electrode connected to a first capacitor (Cb1n+1), and (iii) a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120133577 - Drive device for liquid crystal display panel: In an output buffer 251 to apply a voltage to source wirings, in a prescribed period after initiation of driving at one frame, a bias circuit 262 gives a bias voltage to lower the driving ability of an amplifier 261, whereby a first switch 263 becomes an open state and... Agent: Optrex Corporation

20120133578 - Per die temperature programming for thermally efficient integrated circuit (ic) operation: Methods and apparatus to provide per die temperature programming for thermally efficient integrated circuit (IC) operation are described. In some embodiments, the junction temperature of an IC component is determined, e.g., to reduce power consumption and/or improve performance. Other embodiments are also described.... Agent:

20120133579 - Gesture recognition management: A system and method for managing the recognition and processing of gestures. A system provides a mechanism to detect conflicts between gesture recognizers and resolve the conflicts. A runtime system receives notifications from gesture recognizers in the form of requests for resources or actions. A conflict detector determines whether a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120133581 - Human-computer interaction device and an apparatus and method for applying the device into a virtual world: A human-computer interaction device and an apparatus and method for applying the device into a virtual world. The human-computer interaction device is disposed with a sensing device thereon, the sensing device including a manipulation part and a distance sensor. The manipulation part receives a manipulation action of a user's finger,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120133580 - System and method for gesture interface control: A method is provided in one example and includes generating a histogram associated with at least one object; receiving image data; comparing the image data to the histogram in order to determine if at least a portion of the image data corresponds to the histogram; identifying a pose associated with... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120133583 - Illuminated navigation module: A navigation module for a handheld communication device having a navigation pad, a chrome-like ring surrounding the navigation pad, an illumination ring surrounding the navigation pad, and at least one light source optically coupled to the at least the illumination ring. The illumination ring can be interposed between the chrome-like... Agent:

20120133582 - Storage medium having stored thereon information processing program, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: A position indicated on a predetermined plane is calculated based on a first operation signal output from a pointing device, and it is determined whether or not the indicated position has moved from out of a predetermined area on the plane into the predetermined area. When a result of the... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120133584 - Apparatus and method for calibrating 3d position in 3d position and orientation tracking system: An apparatus and method for calibrating a 3D position in a 3D position and orientation tracking system are provided. The apparatus according to an embodiment may track the 3D position and the 3D orientation of a remote device in response to a detection of a pointing event, may acquire positions... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120133585 - Apparatus and method for controlling object: An apparatus and method for controlling an object are provided. Motions of fingers present in a 3-dimensional (3D) sensing area are detected, and a pointer or an object being displayed is controlled corresponding to the detected motions. Therefore, input of a control signal may be achieved without a direct touch... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120133586 - Input device: An input device comprises a rotatable magnet member, a lower casing and an upper casing. The rotatable magnet member has a magnet, a spherical part and a rod-like shaft. The magnet is formed into a ring-shaped disc with a through hole in the center, and magnetized with N and S... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120133589 - 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.

20120133588 - Keyboard capable of displaying time: A keyboard displays a clock time with light sources. The keyboard can transmit light through spaces positioned between a plurality of keys of the keyboard. The keyboard further can transmit light through the plurality of keys of the keyboard. The keyboard further includes two buttons for adjusting the clock time... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20120133587 - Sensor-augmented, gesture-enabled keyboard and associted apparatus and computer-readable storage medium: A keyboard is provided that includes an arrangement of keys, circuitry and a first processor configured to generate a signal in response to a keystroke in which a respective key of the arrangement of keys is depressed, and determine how to interpret the keystroke. The keyboard also includes one or... Agent: Mckesson Financial Holdings Limited

20120133590 - Input method and apparatus of portable terminal with touch screen: An input method of a portable terminal having a touch screen includes: converting a mode of the portable terminal to an input mode, activating a virtual keypad, and then displaying the activated virtual keypad; recognizing whether key input interrupts, which are generated from keys of the displayed virtual keypad, are... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120133592 - Multidisplay device with panel housings: A multi display device includes panel housings having displays. The panel housings are foldable on each other and the displays are disposed adjacent to each other when the panel housings are unfolded. A key input part is further provided to be foldable on the panel housings. Accordingly, the multi display... Agent:

20120133591 - Portable monitor: Methods, apparatus and other embodiments associated with a portable monitor are presented. The portable monitor includes a monitor base with a rear support brace on the bottom of the monitor base. The portable monitor includes a monitor device with a video screen.... Agent:

20120133597 - Antenna structure: An antenna structure includes a coil unit formed by etching a conductive film in a non-display area of a display and a set of electrodes for transmitting signals connected to terminals of the coil unit. The antenna structure can be a near field communication antenna or a radio frequency identification... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120133602 - Communication terminal and control method: According to one embodiment, a communication terminal includes a contact unit, a detection unit and a sending unit. The contact unit is contacted with the operator of a self-device. The detection unit detects the state of the operator according to the contact state of the contact unit operated by the... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120133593 - Digitizer for a fingertip tactile-sense input device: The present invention provides a digitizer for a fingertip tactile-sense input device to which switches can be added without having to increase the number of wires. A first lower right contact (33b) and a second lower right contact (33c) are placed respectively on the first and second resistive sheets (10a,... Agent: I'm Co., Ltd.

20120133599 - Display device having touch screen panel: A display device having a display panel and a touch screen panel is disclosed. The display device includes a display panel driving unit formed on a portion of the rear of the display panel and including a plurality of display panel driving circuits to drive the display panel; a touch... Agent:

20120133606 - Display for digital images: The invention relates to a display device comprising a first light for emitting light rays and a first modulator operable to modulate those light rays for generating primary modulated light ray (10). A second light-source having a second modulator operable to generate secondary modulated light rays is also provided (14).... Agent:

20120133603 - Finger recognition methods and systems: Finger recognition methods and systems for use in an electronic device are provided. First, a contact corresponding to an input tool is detected via a touch-sensitive device, and a shape corresponding to the input tool is obtained according to the contact. It is determined whether the shape corresponding to the... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20120133605 - Input/output device, mobile device, and information displaying device: Provided is an input/output device, including: a touch unit that is touched by a human body; an information processing unit that performs information processing based on a touch made on the touch unit by the human body; and a human-body communication unit that performs human-body communication by using the human... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.

20120133604 - Mobile electronic device, control method, and storage medium storing control program: According to an aspect, a mobile electronic device includes a first housing having a first display unit, a second housing having a second display unit, a form detector, and a control unit. The form detector detects a first form in which the second display unit is covered with the first... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120133594 - Sensing methods for touch sensing devices: A sensing method for a touch sensing device is provided. In one embodiment, for one set of interlaced receiving electrode and transmitting electrodes of the touch sensing device, an integrator coupled to the receiving electrode is reset only one time. In another embodiment, for each group of sensing electrodes, an... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120133595 - System, method and apparatus for implementing an improved user interface on a kiosk: An apparatus, system and method are presented for implementing a user interface on a kiosk terminal. The terminal includes a processor, LCD display and touch-screen device. Software implemented by the processor receives input from the touch-screen device to determine complex interactions with the display that are then used to select... Agent: Ncr Corporation

20120133596 - System, method and apparatus for implementing an improved user interface on a terminal: An apparatus, system and method are presented for implementing a user interface on a terminal. The terminal includes a processor, LCD display and touch-screen device. Software implemented by the processor receives input from the touch-screen device to determine complex interactions with the display that are then used to select and/or... Agent: Ncr Corporation

20120133598 - Touch display device: A touch display device includes a display panel, a light guide plate, at least an invisible light emitting device, and a first light path converting device. The light guide plate includes a plurality of microstructures to reflect an invisible light generated by the invisible light emitting device such that the... Agent:

20120133600 - User interface for medical image review workstation: Methods, systems and computer program products for controlling display of different types of medical images and providing touchscreen interfaces for display on a mobile communication device and associated with different image types, e.g., different imaging modalities or different view modes. Detection of a multi-finger tap on the screen of the... Agent: Hologic, Inc.

20120133601 - User interface for medical image review workstation: Methods, systems and computer program products for controlling display of different types of medical images and providing touchscreen interfaces for display on a mobile communication device and associated with different image types, e.g., different imaging modalities or different view modes. Detection of a multi-finger tap on the screen of the... Agent: Hologic, Inc.

20120133615 - Actionable-object controller and data-entry attachment for touchscreen-based electronics: A touchscreen-controller and data-entry ensemble are attached conterminously or proximately to a touchscreen device. A touchscreen-controller attachment device has one or more input ends and one or more output ends. The input and output ends may be opposite ends of unitary elements and/or may be remote from one another and... Agent:

20120133611 - Asymmetric sensor pattern: An embodiment of a capacitive sensor array may comprise a first plurality of sensor elements and a second sensor element comprising a main trace that intersects each of the first plurality of sensor elements to form a plurality of intersections. A unit cell may be associated with each of the... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120133613 - Capacitive touch panel: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a capacitive touch panel capable of simplifying a manufacture process thereof. The capacitive touch panel comprises a first substrate and a second substrate provided opposite to each other, wherein a common electrode and at least two parallel electrode lines are disposed between the first... Agent: Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120133614 - Linear projected single-layer capacitance sensor: A touch sensor having a plurality of parallel drive electrodes that are being electrically driven, providing stimulus on one end or simultaneously on both ends, thus creating a linear or varying electric field across the length of the drive electrodes, wherein adjacent sensor electrodes are connected to a sense amplifier... Agent:

20120133610 - Method for adjusting region of interest and related optical touch module: A method for adjusting region of interest is applied to positioning on a touch surface of a screen. The method includes capturing at least one region image toward the touch surface, setting a predetermined region of interest on the region image, performing an edge identification process on the predetermined region... Agent:

20120133609 - Resistive type touch panel and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is a resistive type touch panel according to a preferred embodiment of the present invention. The resistive type touch panel includes a transparent substrate; a transparent electrode formed on one surface of the transparent substrate and made of a conductive polymer; and a plurality of conductive balls formed... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120133612 - Switchable touch display device and operating method thereof: A switchable touch display device comprises at least one pixel unit and one controlling module. The pixel unit comprises first and second substrate disposed in parallel, a spacer, a common electrode and a data line. The spacer is disposed in the pixel unit and on the first substrate, and a... Agent: Benq Materials Corp.

20120133608 - Touch display assembly structure: A touch display assembly structure is disclosed, which includes a capacitor type touch panel, a display panel, a plastic side frame, and an adhesive layer. The plastic side frame includes a side frame edge and a support piece disposed inner the side frame edge. The support piece is disposed between... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120133607 - Touch-sensing display panel, touch panel, touch-sensing device and touch-sensing circuit: The present application provides a touch-sensing display panel comprising a display panel and a touch-sensing device disposed above the display panel. The touch-sensing device comprises a plurality of select lines, a plurality of readout lines and a plurality of capacitive touch-sensing units arranged in array. Each of the capacitive touch-sensing... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120133617 - Application using a single photon avalanche diode (spad): An control device may control an associated electronic device and parameter for the same. The control device may include a proximity detector. The proximity detector may include a single photon avalanche diode (SPAD). The proximity detector may be configured to control the electronic device and change the parameter.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (research & Development) Limited

20120133616 - Creative design systems and methods: Creative design systems and methods are disclosed. In one embodiment, a creative design system is provided. The creative design system comprises a high resolution display, an interactive stylus that includes a transmitter at a tip of the interactive stylus that transmits an encoded signal associated with the interactive stylus and... Agent:

20120133618 - Display device with touch sensor functionality, and light-collecting/blocking film: A display device with touch sensor functionality with an enlarged distinction margin between the touch state and the non-touch state is provided. The display device with touch sensor functionality includes a light-collecting/blocking film (116) on the surface of the display device. The light-collecting/blocking film (116) includes an opening (212) that... Agent:

20120133619 - Electronic apparatus and reset method of the same: An electronic apparatus including a main body and a stylus is provided. The main body includes a containing trench having a bulge and a reset button. The stylus includes a stylus body, a stylus front end and a stylus rear end. A surrounding trench structure of the stylus body has... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120133620 - Electronic writing instrument, computer system, electronic writing method and computer readable medium: The electronic writing instrument is provided with: a writing unit that writes down on a medium where a code indicating identity information and location information of the medium is formed; an emitting unit that emits light to the medium; a photoelectric conversion unit that includes photoelectric conversion element receiving a... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120133622 - Hybrid display device: The invention relates to a display device (100-300) that comprises an image display unit (IDU) for displaying a visual image in combination with an adjacent topology display unit (TDU) that can controllably change the topology on a tactile display surface (TDS). Hence both visual and tactile information can be represented... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120133621 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including a body having at least one partial region including a flexible material; a flexible display to display information; a sensor unit to detect a first physical bending of the flexible display; and a controller to display a prescribed mark to a specific region of the flexible... Agent:

20120133624 - Display panel: A display panel incorporates the functionality to determine the three dimensional position of a light reflecting or emitting object (400, 401, 410) in front of a display surface (100). An array of sensors (310) is disposed in the panel and provided with optical arrangements such as apertures in masks (321,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120133623 - Electronic shelf label apparatus for switching images and method thereof: There is provided an electronic shelf label including an image display unit displaying a first image; a sensor unit detecting image switching signals; and a processor unit determining whether the image switching signals detected by the sensor unit are valid and switching the first image displayed on the image display... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120133627 - Liquid crystal display device: An LCD device is discussed in which a level shifter generates two switching signals, and transmits the generated signals to a gate driver of a liquid crystal display panel by the use of one voltage signal transmitted from a timing controller. The LCD device according to an embodiment includes a... Agent:

20120133628 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: The present invention provides a LCD device including: a timing control unit; an oscillator which is included in the timing control unit and generates a clock frequency; a frequency divider which is included in the timing control unit and reduces the clock frequency supplied from the oscillator by dividing the... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20120133625 - Method for driving cholesteric liquid crystal display device: A method for driving a cholesteric liquid crystal display device is disclosed. The cholesteric liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixels. The method includes steps below. In a first duration, a first square wave is provided for the pixels. The first square wave has an amplitude of a... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120133626 - Scan driver and method of driving the same: A scan driver of a display device may include a plurality of scan lines. The scan driver may include a plurality of stages configured to transmit scan signals to the scan lines. Each stage may include an input terminal for receiving a scan signal from a previous stage, an output... Agent:

20120133629 - Driving apparatus and display panel: A driving apparatus and a display panel are provided. The display panel includes M*2N pixels, N data driving units, 2M scan lines and 2N data lines. The M*2N pixels are arranged as an M*2N matrix. M and N are positive integers. Each scan line is electrically coupled to N pixels... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20120133630 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and method of driving the same: Present embodiments may include a liquid crystal display apparatus, using a line reversal method, wherein at least one pulse is inserted between charging periods, and a method of driving the liquid crystal display apparatus. According to present embodiments, in a liquid crystal display apparatus employing a polarity reversal method, audible... Agent:

20120133633 - Display device, electronic device, and method of driving display device: A display device is provided having improved reliability compared with the related art. The display device includes, for each pixel: a photo-emission element and a first MOS transistor connected in series between a first power source line and a second power source line; a capacitor connected to be inserted between... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120133632 - Operational amplifier and display driving circuit using the same: An operation amplifier, coupled to a control unit, includes: a differential input pair, coupled to an input signal and an output signal; a bias current source, couple to the differential input pair; an output stage, coupled to the bias current source; and a clamp circuit, coupled to the output stage.... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20120133631 - Source driver output circuit of flat panel display device: In a source driver output circuit of a flat panel display device, first and second latch units receive image data and store the received image data. A D/A converter converts the image data into a data voltage. An output buffer unit outputs the data voltage to a data line. A... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd

20120133634 - Apparatus, system, and method for generating a low power signal with an operational amplifier: An amplifier, electronic display system, and a related method for generating a low power signal with an operational amplifier are disclosed herein. An embodiment of the present invention includes an amplifier, comprising an operational amplifier and a voltage converter. The operational amplifier includes an inverting input, a non-inverting input, an... Agent: Integrated Device Technology, Inc.

20120133637 - Display device and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display device including a pixel array part configured to include scan lines disposed along rows, signal lines disposed along columns, and pixels that are disposed at intersections of the scan lines and the signal lines and arranged in a matrix, each of the pixels having at... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120133636 - Led lighting circuit and liquid crystal display device: The present invention discloses an LED lighting circuit that generates a power supply voltage required to light an LED by boosting a power supply voltage. The LED lighting circuit includes a power supply circuit that is formed integrally with the LED lighting circuit and supplies the power supply voltage. The... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20120133635 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: An LCD device and a driving method thereof are disclosed. The LCD device includes a data driver, a detection unit, and a power mode control option generation unit. The data driver controls a consumption power of an output buffer which outputs an image data signal to a liquid crystal display... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20120133648 - Driving method of display device: An object is to reduce crosstalk between consecutive frame periods. The writing period of image signals to each pixel and the lighting period of light sources corresponding to the image signals in one frame period are rearranged so that the lighting period of the light sources corresponding to the image... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120133641 - Hand-held electronic device: An upper LCD capable of displaying an image which is stereoscopically visible with naked eyes is provided on an upper housing of a hand-held electronic device. A 3D adjustment switch for adjusting a parallax of a stereoscopic image is provided on the upper housing. When a slider of the 3D... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120133642 - Hand-held electronic device: A hand-held electronic device includes an upper housing and a lower housing which are foldable. An upper LCD capable of displaying an image which is stereoscopically visible with naked eyes is provided on an inner side surface of the upper housing. In addition, a 3D adjustment switch for adjusting a... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120133646 - Image processing apparatus, method for having computer process image and computer readable medium: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a fixed point setting module, a sampling point setting module, and a parallax image generator. The fixed point setting module sets a fixed point to a sampling coordinate space generated from first image data including a first pixel. The sampling point... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120133643 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus, including: a displaying controlling section adapted to control a display section to display a stereoscopic image based on stereoscopic image information; a detection section adapted to detect a change of the eyeballs of a user when the stereoscopic image is displayed on the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120133652 - Interface cube for mobile device: A computing device presents, on a screen, a three-dimensional rendering of an interface cube that includes a representation of a user's contacts displayed on at least one surface of the interface cube. The computing device receives a communication item from a peripheral application, where the communication item is associated with... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.

20120133653 - Lightweight three-dimensional display: A computer-implemented imaging process method includes generating a progression of images of a three-dimensional model and saving the images at a determined location, generating mark-up code for displaying image manipulation controls and for permitting display of the progression of images in response to user interaction with the image manipulation controls,... Agent: Google Inc.

20120133650 - Method and apparatus for providing dictionary function in portable terminal: A method for detecting a specific object on preview data according to touch based interaction and displaying dictionary result information about the detected object as augmented reality on the preview data, and a portable terminal supporting the same are provided. The method includes displaying preview data of specific contents, receiving... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120133640 - Method and system for combining 2d image and 3d model and computer program product thereof: A method and system for combining a 2D image and a 3D model and a computer program product thereof are provided. A corresponding relation between a general model and a 2D image is established. A system provides an operation interface. Next, functions provided by the operation interface include designating a... Agent:

20120133655 - Method for accurate assessment and graded training of sensorimotor functions: The invention relates, to the field of motion tracking and sensorimotor assessment and training, by providing a method, system and software for tracking of a target by moving the head and neck or other body part in two or three-dimensional space. In particular the invention teaches a method to create... Agent:

20120133651 - Method for stereoscopic illustration: Starting from an original view, in which each pixel contains bits of color information and depth information, the other views are generated, with exclusively such bits of color information being determined that belong to pixels of the views which are displayed in the combination image. The determination of the bits... Agent: 3d International Europe Gmbh

20120133645 - Mobile terminal and operation control method thereof: A mobile terminal as disclosed and broadly embodied herein may include a 3D display configured to display an object that includes a first and second images and a controller configured to change a magnification of the object that includes a first scaled image and a second scaled image and to... Agent:

20120133644 - Parallax image conversion apparatus: A parallax image conversion apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a first multiple parallax image generation unit configured to generate a first multiple parallax image concerning a first image signal; a second multiple parallax image generation unit configured to receive a second image signal, depth information, and blend information concerning... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120133649 - Stereoscopic imaging systems utilizing solid-state illumination and passive glasses: A stereoscopic display system employs narrowband illumination light beams and passive glasses with built-in interference filters. The system is also compatible with multiple viewing functions.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120133639 - Strip panorama: A technology is described for generating a strip panorama. The method can include selecting panoramas grouped together for a road to combine into the strip panorama. Side view images can be extracted from the plurality of panoramas. Another operation is computing depth maps for side view images using stereo matching.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120133647 - Three-dimensional image display: A three-dimensional image display includes a liquid crystal display panel, a lenticular layer, and a backlight module, wherein the lenticular layer is disposed on the liquid crystal display panel to separate images generated by the liquid crystal display panel. The backlight module includes a light emitting device and at least... Agent:

20120133654 - Variable-sized concurrent grouping for multiprocessing: Aspects include, for example, a method for interpreting information in a computer program, or profiling such a program to estimate a group size for instances of that program (program module, or portion thereof). Such a method can be used in a system that supports collecting outputs of executing instances, where... Agent: Caustic Graphics Inc.

20120133638 - Virtual event viewing: A method may include receiving a number of video feeds for a live event from video capture devices located at an event venue. A three-dimensional model of the event may be generated based on received video feeds. A request to view a virtual event corresponding to the live event may... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

20120133656 - Method and system for visualizing a volume dataset: A machine-implemented display method that, with respect to a volume dataset being rendered, enables a user to navigate to any position in space and look in any direction. Preferably, the volume dataset is derived from a computer tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (RMI) scan. With the described approach, the... Agent: Intrinsic Medical Imaging, Inc.

20120133657 - Requirement structure display apparatus and computer readable medium: A requirement structure display apparatus includes a graph display information generation unit that generates graph display information representing a graph constituted by the parent-child relationships; a first specification acceptance unit that accepts a specification of the requirement data or the strategy data of an object in interest in the graph... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20120133658 - Display control apparatus and method for controlling the same: A display control apparatus includes a moving image display unit configured to control a display apparatus to display a moving image thereon, a reading unit configured to read animation information including a plurality of frame images, a detection unit configured to detect touch on the display apparatus, and a display... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120133659 - Method and apparatus for providing static frame: A method and apparatus provides for providing a static frame. In one example, the method and apparatus divides a frame into regions and sends the divided regions of the frame from a display data transmitter, e.g., a processor such as a graphic processing unit (GPU), to a display data receiver,... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20120133660 - Data processing method and apparatus in heterogeneous multi-core environment: A method and apparatus for processing data in a heterogeneous multi-core environment, capable of reducing data processing time by storing frames not having redundant data only among input frames in a shared memory. The apparatus compares a second frame with a first frame having a time difference with respect to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120133661 - Display driving circuit and display device including the same: A display driving circuit includes a clock dividing unit and a data processing unit. The clock dividing unit receives a first clock signal, generates a second clock signal having a second clock frequency by dividing the first clock signal having a first clock frequency, and outputs the second clock signal.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120133663 - Medical image display apparatus and method for displaying medical images: A medical image display apparatus for displaying medical images of a biological tissue includes a physical quantity calculator that calculates a first physical quantity related to elasticity of the biological tissue, and a display image control unit that displays a first elastic image having a display form corresponding to the... Agent:

20120133662 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for binding attributes between visual components: Methods and systems are described for binding attributes between visual components. A first visual component, including a first presentation space for presenting first data by an operating first application, is detected. Binding information, for the first application, is identified that specifies a mapping between a first visual attribute of the... Agent:

20120133665 - Generating a texture from multiple images: A texture is generated using a plurality of images and a geometry that correspond to an object. The geometry is mapped to each of the plurality of images. A graph includes a plurality of nodes corresponding to portions of the images. An edge exists between a first node and a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120133664 - System and method for painterly rendering based on image parsing: A system and method for synthesizing painterly-looking images from input images (e.g., photographs). An input image is first interactively decomposed into a hierarchical representation of its constituent components named parse tree, whose nodes correspond to regions, curves, and objects in the image, with occlusion relations. According to semantic information in... Agent: Lotus Hill Institute For Computer Vision And Information Science

20120133666 - Dynamically configurable bilinear filtering system: Apparatus and methods for a bilinear filter system comprising a pre-formatter module, a bilinear module, an accumulator module, and a format module. The pre-formatter module is configured to receive texel data and convert it to a normalized fixed point format. The bilinear module is dynamically reconfigurable to perform an interpolation... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20120133668 - Image display device, driving method of image display device, image display program, and gradation conversion device: There is provided an image display device including a display unit that displays an image by pixels that are arranged in a two-dimensional matrix pattern; and a gradation conversion unit that performs gradation conversion using a dither matrix of diffusion type, wherein the gradation conversion unit applies a dither matrix... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120133667 - Method and apparatus for designing, stylizing, and supplementing an image/scene: A method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture, and computer program product provide the ability to utilize scene elements in a computer drawing application. A modeling scene is obtained. The user searches for and selects a pattern scene that includes an environment attribute. The environment attribute is selected and retrieved from... Agent: Autodesk, Inc.

20120133669 - Graphic rendering system and pixel update method thereof: A graphic rendering system and a pixel update method thereof are provided. The graphic rendering method comprises a processing unit and a storage unit. The storage unit is stored with a piece of information. The piece of information defines a virtual area on a display. A pixel of the display... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20120133670 - Image display device and method of driving the same: An image display device includes: a display panel including a plurality of pixels and displaying an image; a color converting portion generating a converted image signal regarding red, green and blue colors and an auxiliary primary color from an original image signal regarding red, green and blue colors using one... Agent:

20120133671 - Method and system for processing mass analysis data: In an imaging mass analysis, image information of a sample allows users to grasp specific information about the sample, such as distribution of a portion with a particular function or effect. The mass spectrum intensity data are normalized for each pixel so that the sum of the intensities over the... Agent: National University Corporation Hamamatsu University School Of Medicine

20120133672 - Method for displaying surface and apparatus thereof: The present invention provides a method of changing color or transmittance of light on a surface part of an object. The surface part of the object includes a solvent and a plurality of particles dispersed in the solvent. When electric field is applied to the solvent and the plurality of... Agent: Nanobrick Co., Ltd.

20120133673 - N-modulation displays and related methods: A display has a light source, a spatial light modulator and an intermediate spatial light modulator. The display may be a front projection display or a rear-projection display. The spatial light modulator is illuminated with light from a light source. The intermediate spatial light modulator is located in a light... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120133674 - Electronic device: A preferred embodiment of the present invention provides an electronic device in which a status, in which an image in a boundary region between image displaying parts is not or hardly seen, is solved in an electronic device in which a large screen is constructed by a plurality of image... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120133675 - Remote user interface updates using difference and motion encoding: Frames of user interface graphical data can be remotely rendered at a client during a remote session with a server by providing graphical data commands to the client. A server identifies moving objects having a first position in the current frame and a second position in the new frame, generates... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120133676 - Storage medium having stored thereon image processing program, image processing apparatus, image processing system, and image processing method: At least one virtual object for which a predetermined color is set is placed in a virtual world. In a captured image captured by a real camera, at least one pixel corresponding to the predetermined color is detected, using color information including at least one selected from the group including... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120133678 - Apparatus and method for controlling screen conversion in portable terminal: Provided is an apparatus and method for controlling the screen conversion mode in a portable terminal based on the intended action of a user. The screen conversion function of the portable terminal is selectively disabled based on predetermined criteria so that a pre-movement screen direction of the portable terminal is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120133677 - Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program product: An information processing apparatus, method and computer program product cooperate to provide a device that changes the way content is displayed depending on an inclination angle of the device. The device includes an inclination acquisition device that acquires inclination information of a display housing that houses a display with a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120133679 - Server, client, image acquisition method: According to one embodiment, a client apparatus, includes an image acquisition unit, a use reception unit, an image size detection unit, a size change unit and a sending unit. The image acquisition unit acquire an image file from externally. The use reception unit receipt a selection of a use for... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120133680 - Instantaneous panning using a groove metaphor: User input interpretation mechanisms can pass along user input without delay by initially treating it as freeform movement and passing it along unmodified, rather than waiting to receive a sufficient quantity of user input from which to derive a user's intentions. User input within a defined range from an initial... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120133686 - Backlight device with light emitting devices in an alternating arrangement: A backlight device includes a plurality of light emitting devices arranged at predetermined positions to act as backlight for a display screen, and a plurality of drive circuits that supply currents to the plurality of light emitting devices, wherein the plurality of drive circuits include a first drive circuit and... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20120133682 - Display apparatus: Provided is a display apparatus comprising light-emitting elements having colors cyclically aligned, pixel circuits and a processing circuit, the light-emitting elements each having two light-emitting regions aligned in the column direction so as to invert the positions of the two light-emitting regions in accordance with a cycle of the colors,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120133684 - Display device with gray scale processing circuit, and method of gray scale processing: A display device includes a gray scale controller which adjusts the number of pieces of image data successively displayed at the same brightness level to a predefined value or less when a desired brightness level represented by input image data is equal to or less than a predetermined level. Alternatively... Agent: Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20120133690 - Display element and electrical device: A display element (2) includes: a soft material (24) enclosed within a display space (K) in an expandable and/or contractable manner, the display space (K) being formed between an upper substrate (first substrate) (5) and a lower substrate (second substrate) (6); and a counter electrode (second electrode) (22) and a... Agent:

20120133681 - Gamma correction method: A gamma correction method adapted for a liquid crystal display panel is provided. The gamma correction method includes the following steps. A reference gamma curve is provided. The LCD panel is lighted up with at least one of primary-color frames. Gamma voltages of the primary-color frame are set for the... Agent: Himax Display, Inc.

20120133687 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method of liquid crystal display device: In one frame period, a field period in which an image signal is input to pixels in odd-numbered rows and a field period in which an image signal is input to pixels in even-numbered rows are alternately provided. Hues of light transmitted to a pixel portion from a light supply... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120133685 - Local dimming method and liquid crystal display: A local dimming method and a liquid crystal display using the same are provided. The local dimming method includes segmenting an input image into N×M (where N and M are positive integer greater than n) blocks; determining representative values of the blocks, which define average luminance of the respective blocks;... Agent:

20120133688 - Operational amplifying circuit and liquid crystal panel drive device using the same: An operational amplifier circuit includes: a first differential amplifier section containing a P-type differential pair of P-type transistors; a second differential amplifier section containing an N-type differential pair of N-type transistors; an intermediate stage connected with outputs of the first and second differential amplifier sections and containing a first current... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120133683 - Organic el display apparatus: An organic EL display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels, organic EL devices, a data line driver, a pixel circuit, and a gate line driver. Each pixel has three or more organic EL device groups, each organic EL device group consisting of two organic EL devices emitting light of the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120133689 - Reflectors with spatially varying reflectance/absorption gradients for color and luminance compensation: A Point Spread Function (PSF) of a light source is controlled by the provision of a PSF modifier on a reflector at or near the light source. The modifier may be a gradient or spatially varying application of any of transmission holes, filters, and absorptive dots. The invention may be... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

  
05/24/2012 > 161 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120127061 - Multi-display mobile device: A mobile device comprising a first portion and a second portion is provided. In at least one embodiment, the first portion comprises a first part providing at least a first display screen, and a second part providing at least a second display screen. The first part may be foldably coupled... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120127062 - Automatic focus improvement for augmented reality displays: An augmented reality system provides improved focus of real and virtual objects. A see-through display device includes a variable focus lens a user looks through. A focal region adjustment unit automatically focuses the variable focus lens in a current user focal region. A microdisplay assembly attached to the see-through display... Agent:

20120127063 - Information display system and information display method: In an information display system having at least one information display panel having a first panel substrate and a second panel substrate opposed to the first panel substrate, at least one of the two substrates being transparent at an information display screen area, and display media disposed between the first... Agent: Bridgestone Corporation

20120127065 - Display device and method of driving the same: Disclosed is an EL display device by which accurate gray scales can be obtained. The EL display device comprises a source signal line driving circuit which includes an operation amplifier electrically connected to a correction TFT and a source signal line, and a pixel which includes an EL element and... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120127064 - Organic electroluminescent display apparatus: Provided is a display apparatus that can select either an “outdoor visibility mode” or a “wide viewing angle mode” or either a “power saving mode” or a “wide viewing angle mode” depending on a user scene; that can also select intermediate states between the two modes; and provide high displayed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120127066 - Content output device, content output method, program, program recording medium, and content output integrated circuit: A content output device for outputting contents to be displayed to users, including: a storage unit storing a plurality of contents, each being associated with its attribute; a first output control unit for outputting a predetermined content among the contents to a screen; a related content identifying unit for identifying,... Agent:

20120127067 - Pixel array substrate and display panel: A pixel array substrate and a display panel are provided. The pixel array substrate includes a substrate, scan line groups, data lines, and pixel structures. The scan line groups are disposed on the substrate. The data lines are intersected with the scan line groups. The pixel structures are connected to... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120127068 - Semiconductor circuit, scanning circuit and display device using these circuits: In a semiconductor circuit a floating node is set to any voltage by utilizing a control signal applied to a refresh terminal and has a period shorter than that of a clock signal. The circuit includes first and second transistors connected between a first clock terminal and first power supply... Agent: Nec Lcd Technologies, Ltd.

20120127072 - Control method using voice and gesture in multimedia device and multimedia device thereof: A multimedia device and a method for controlling the same are disclosed, in which voice and gesture of a user are recognized by the multimedia device to allow the user to execute a desired operation. The method Includes enabling an input of a remote controller input of a gesture and... Agent:

20120127070 - Control signal input device and method using posture recognition: Provided are a control signal input device and method using posture recognition. More particularly, the present invention relates to a control signal input device including: a database unit storing predetermined system control commands corresponding to postures of combinations of one or more of an arm, a wrist, and fingers of... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120127071 - Haptic feedback to abnormal computing events: A computer-implemented tactile feedback method includes receiving user input on a computing device, identifying a term input by the user that does not match a term known to the device, accessing an auto-correction service in order to provide a replacement for the term, and energizing a haptic feedback device in... Agent: Google Inc.

20120127069 - Input panel on a display device: A device including a sensor to detect a holding position of a user of the device, an orientation sensor to detect an orientation of the device, and a controller to render an input panel on at least one location of a display device based on the holding position of the... Agent:

20120127073 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus and a control method thereof, are provided. The display apparatus includes: a camera which detects a coordinate of light projected on a screen by a pointing device projecting a light beam; an image processor which processes an image to be displayed on the screen, the image corresponding... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127074 - Screen operation system: A screen operation system obtains operation information associated with an operation performed by a user with a pointing object relative to a screen of an image display apparatus controlled by an information processing apparatus and causes the information processing apparatus to execute processing associated with the operation information. The screen... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120127075 - Segmented portable electronic device and method of display: A portable electronic device includes a first segment including a first display and a second segment coupled to the first segment. The second segment includes a first input device on a first side of the second segment and a second display on a second side of the second segment. The... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120127077 - Method and apparatus for detecting displacement with sub-pixel accuracy: A method of detecting displacement with sub-pixel accuracy includes the steps of: capturing a first array image and a second array image; interpolating the first array image to form a reference image; interpolating the second array image to form a comparison image; comparing the reference image with the comparison image... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120127076 - Optical navigation with a dynamic squal threshold: A system and method for tracking movement between a surface and an optical navigation device are described. In an embodiment, the optical navigation device has an image sensor that includes an array of pixels and motion tracking involves acquiring image information, the image information including pixel values that correspond to... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120127078 - Automatic keyboard mode selection based on input field type: An input detection module determines whether an expected input type for an input field in a user interface matches one of a plurality of possible input types associated with a received keyboard input. If the expected input type matches one of the plurality of possible input types, the input detection... Agent: Red Hat, Inc.

20120127079 - Electrode interconnect: An electrode of a touch position sensing panel has a light-transmitting conductor and an auxiliary conductor connected to the light-transmitting conductor.... Agent: Qrg Limited

20120127080 - Systems and methods for using entered text to access and process contextual information: A contextual keyboard allows users to bring in information not normally found on a keyboard, as though that information had been typed in afresh. It also allows users to take information entered on the keyboard, or simply available on the screen, or implicit in information on the screen, and perform... Agent:

20120127081 - Methods of remote text input and editing on tv screen using locally-text-editable remote control: A remote text input and editing method and a remote control device that allow user to input and edit text message on a hand-held remote control locally, and transmit the prepared text message to a television (TV). The remote text input and editing method involves batch text transmission, as opposed... Agent:

20120127082 - Performing actions on a computing device using a contextual keyboard: A system and method for performing actions via a keyboard application of a computing device is described. In some examples, a contextual keyboard facilitates the entry of text and the performance of actions across applications supported by a device. For example, the contextual keyboard may receive a word macro and/or... Agent:

20120127083 - Systems and methods for using entered text to access and process contextual information: A system and method for commanding a keyboard application based on a gesture received at a displayed keyboard is described. In some examples, the system receives a gesture, such as a shape-based or key-based gesture, identifies a command associated with the received gesture, and performs a function (e.g. changes mode... Agent:

20120127105 - Apparatus and method for controlling operation of mobile terminal: A method and an apparatus for controlling an operation of a mobile terminal are preferably includes: cancelling a touch screen off mode and checking a set mode mapped to a certain key when input of the certain key is sensed while the mobile terminal is in the touch screen off... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127100 - Asynchronous motion enabled data transfer techniques for mobile devices: In order to exchange images and data objects from one mobile device to another mobile device or a PC, there is currently no easy, user friendly solution. The technologies are open and exist, but no common standard or technique has been developed Also, data transfer is usually not very visual... Agent:

20120127085 - Automatic switching between functions emulated by a click pad device: Touchpad devices emulating button functionality (“click pad” devices) that simultaneously emulates multiple functionalities are described herein. In addition, embodiments provide for click pad emulation of both TrackPoint and touchpad functionality. According to embodiments, a click pad device emulating multiple functionalities may enable or disable certain functionalities based on user interaction... Agent:

20120127099 - Capacitive touch circuit pattern and manufacturing method thereof: The present disclosure relates to a touch circuit pattern and a manufacturing method thereof. A capacitive touch circuit pattern in the present disclosure comprises a substrate, wherein at least two adjacent transparent first-axis electrode blocks, a transparent first-axis conductive wire, and at least two adjacent transparent second-axis electrode blocks are... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.

20120127097 - Conductive films: Conductive films with transparency characteristics are provided. In accordance with various example embodiments, a transparent conductive film includes an inorganic nanowire mesh embedded in an organic substrate layer. The embedding may involve, for example, embedding a majority of, or substantially all of the nanowire mesh in the organic substrate layer... Agent:

20120127103 - Configurable patient monitoring system: A system for patient monitoring includes a plurality of non-integrated components including a display, a monitor, one or more modules, and at least one patient parameter measuring device. The display includes a flat glass front with a blackened border that appears continuous but allows the passage of light during alarm... Agent:

20120127108 - Data retrieval apparatus and data retrieval method: According to an aspect, a data retrieval apparatus includes a display unit, a detector, and a control unit. The display unit displays a group including a plurality of data on a display screen. Each of data is associated with a relevance ratio to search criteria. The detector detects movement of... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120127101 - Display control apparatus: A display control apparatus includes a first displayer. A first displayer displays a first image on a screen. A second displayer displays a second image on the screen. A determiner repeatedly determines whether or not an object exists near the screen. A controller displays the second image when it is... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120127107 - Display control device, display control method, and computer program: A display control device according to the present invention includes a detection unit for detecting contact of an operating object on a display surface of a display unit, a position calculation unit for calculating a contact position, on the display surface, of the operating object whose contact has been detected... Agent:

20120127091 - Display device: A display device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the device includes: i) a display panel having a display area and a peripheral area, ii) a touch panel disposed corresponding to the display area on the display panel, iiii) a connecting portion extending from an edge of the touch panel to... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120127106 - Electronic device capable of executing commands therein and method for executing commands in the same: The present invention provides a method for executing commands in an electronic device having a touch sensing element. A stylus or finger is used to touch the touch sensing element and move through several sensing areas on the touch sensing element. A responsive signal is generated by the touch sensing... Agent: High Tech Computer Corporation

20120127092 - Flat panel display integrated touch screen panel: A flat panel display integrated with a touch screen panel according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: an upper substrate and a lower substrate each divided into a display region and first and second non-display regions around the display region; a plurality of sensing patterns in the display... Agent:

20120127095 - Flat panel display with an integrated touch screen panel: A flat panel display with an integrated touch screen panel according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: an upper substrate and a lower substrate; a plurality of sensing patterns in a display region of the upper substrate facing the lower substrate; a plurality of sensing lines coupled with... Agent:

20120127088 - Haptic input device: One embodiment of a haptic input device may include a receiver configured to receive a signal from a touch-based user interface device. The signal may include a control signal or a look-up value. The haptic input device may also include a decoder coupled to the receiver and configured to decode... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120127104 - Method and apparatus for operating an electronic book function in a mobile device: A touch device is provided that allows users to easily select text in an Electronic Book (e-book), based on a touch interaction. A method is also provided that operates an e-book function in the touch device which includes displaying e-book content, receiving an anchor interaction at a location in text... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127089 - Method and apparatus for performing user-defined macros: A method and apparatus for performing a task at a handheld device. The method includes detecting a first gesture at a handheld device, monitoring for a second gesture in response to detecting the first gesture, detecting the second gesture at the handheld device, determining whether the second gesture corresponds to... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC

20120127102 - Moving an object by drag operation on a touch panel: A contact state of a finger with respect to an object displayed on a first layer is detected. The object is moved onto a second layer and displayed on the second layer in response to detecting that the finger has moved from the contact state to a proximity state with... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120127090 - Optical touch module and optical touch display module therewith: An optical touch module and an optical touch display module therewith are disclosed. The optical touch module includes a frame, a transparent plate, and an optical sensing module. The frame includes a plurality of rims connected to form a hollow portion. The transparent plate is fixed on the frame to... Agent:

20120127109 - Portable display device, method of controlling portable display device, program, and recording medium: Provided is a portable display device sufficiently small to be held with one hand that enters a state for accepting a gesture when a fixed coordinate position near a central portion between a left display unit (14a) and a right display unit (14b) is pressed with a thumb Ftl of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120127098 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method includes displaying information associated with a first application on a touch-sensitive display, detecting a touch on a touch-sensitive display and determining touch attributes, determining when the touch is a first gesture type based on the touch attributes, and when the touch is determined to be the first gesture... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120127096 - Portable electronic device and unlocking method using stylus: A method unlocks a portable electronic device using a stylus. A user can remove the stylus received in a receiving space of the portable electronic device to unlock the portable electronic device. In an unlocking procedure, a detection circuit detects whether the stylus has been removed from the portable electronic... Agent: Foxconn Communication Technology Corp.

20120127087 - Portable electronic device including flexible display: A portable electronic device includes a first flexible display. The first flexible display includes a display area, a non-display area, and a first fold such that at least part of the non-display area is non-coplanar with the display area. Information is displayable near the first fold.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120127093 - Touch pad and electronic display device applied with the same: A touch pad disposed in an electronic display device is provided. The touch pad includes a sliding region, a first virtual-key region and a second virtual-key region both adjacent to the sliding region, a first vibrator and a second vibrator. The sliding region are capable of sensing a dragging action,... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120127086 - Touch screen: One embodiment of the present invention comprises a mobile computing device comprising processing components, memory components, a wireless receiver/transmitter, and an electronic display. The electronic display is adapted to detect a location of a touch and comprises a first icon adapted to toggle the mobile computing device between a mobile... Agent: Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.

20120127094 - Touch screen panel and display device having the same: A touch screen panel includes: a substrate; a sensor that is disposed at the center of the substrate; a metal wire pattern that is disposed at a periphery of the sensor and that has at least a portion that is connected to the sensor; an insulation layer that covers the... Agent:

20120127084 - Variable light diffusion in interactive display device: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to variable diffusers in interactive display devices. One embodiment provides an interactive display device comprising a display panel configured to display an image on an interactive surface, an image capture device configured to capture an image of the interactive surface, a variable diffuser disposed optically... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120127117 - Capacitive touchscreen structure: A capacitive touchscreen structure comprises in sequence a surface substrate including a top surface having a touch area, and a bottom surface opposite to the top surface; and a transparent conductive layer formed on the bottom surface of the surface substrate and having at least one electrode pattern arranged on... Agent:

20120127111 - Control methods for sensing devices: A control method for a display device is provided. The sensing device is contacted by at least one object and includes a sensing array formed by a plurality of parallel sensing electrodes. The control method includes the steps of: identifying a contact area of the at least one object in... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120127124 - Dual mode touchpad with a low power mode using a proximity detection mode: A system includes a touchpad sensor array, a touch circuit, and a proximity circuit. The touch circuit executes a touch mode configured to track the position of a user or conductive object on the touchpad sensor array by detecting a change in an electrical property of the touchpad. The proximity... Agent: Logitech Europe S.a.

20120127112 - Flexible projective capacitive touch sensor structure: A flexible projective capacitive touch sensor structure includes following elements. A roll of first flexible transparent substrate has sensing unit regions thereon, and each of the sensing unit regions includes at least two first transparent patterned electrodes and at least three second transparent patterned electrodes. Bridging wires respectively stride over... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120127113 - Flexible resistive touch sensor structure: A flexible resistive touch sensor structure includes a roll of first and a roll of second flexible transparent substrates, first connection wires, second connection wires, spacer dots and insulation frames. The rolls of first and the second flexible transparent substrate have first and second electrode unit regions thereon respectively. Each... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120127121 - In cell touch panel: Embodiments of the present invention employ resistance compensation to broaden voltage reading range of readout lines connected to a processing chip of an in cell touch panel. The resolution of the in cell touch panel is increased under the condition that the number of pins of the processing chip is... Agent: Hannstar Display Corp.

20120127122 - Input sensing circuit and touch panel including the same: An input sensing device for sensing an input on a touch panel, and touch panel are provided. The input sensing device has a capacitance node and includes a charge pump to which an output signal from a first electrode of the capacitance node is input as a charge source in... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127126 - Multi-user input systems and processing techniques for serving multiple users: Techniques for providing a common input for multiple users are disclosed. Two separate input detection systems can be provided. One input detection system detects the identity of user while the other detects the location of input for processing. The information provided by the two detection systems is effectively reconciled to... Agent: Igt

20120127110 - Optical stylus: An optical stylus and host computing system is provided, as are methods related to the operation thereof. In particular, in an example embodiment, a method of operating the optical stylus is provided that includes determining when the optical stylus is in contact with a surface based on signals received by... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120127116 - Sensing devices: A sensing device is provided. First to third receiving electrodes extend in a first direction. First and third receiving electrodes are respectively disposed on two sides of the second receiving electrode. The first to fourth transmitting electrodes are disposed on a row extending in a second direction. The first and... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120127115 - System and method for improving touch screen display use under vibration and turbulence: A method and system for improving touch screen display use during vibration and turbulence conditions is provided. The system includes a sensor configured to transmit a first input signal relative to a measured parameter of the vehicle, a touch screen input and display system configured to transmit a second input... Agent:

20120127120 - Touch device and touch position locating method thereof: A touch device and a touch position locating method thereof are provided. The touch position locating method includes the following steps. A plurality of target blocks are selected from a plurality of sensing blocks of a touch panel. The target blocks are detected at the same time to obtain a... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120127123 - Touch panel apparatus and touch panel detection method: A touch panel apparatus includes a detector configured to detect contact or approach of an object to a panel within a detection range of the panel, a controller configured to execute the detection on the entire panel and control the detection range in accordance with a result of the detection,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120127125 - Touch panel apparatus, control apparatus and control method: According to an embodiment, a control apparatus controls a touch panel includes a first resistive film includes a first terminal and a second terminal and a second resistive film includes a third terminal and a fourth terminal, the first and second resistive films being laid on top of each other... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120127118 - Touch sensor having improved edge response: A sensor is provided. The sensor includes a planar sensing area including a sensor layout. The sensor layout includes an interior portion, an edge portion, and edges. The sensor layout also includes interior sensing elements, the interior sensing elements being located in the interior portion, and edge sensing elements, the... Agent:

20120127119 - Touch system capable of refreshing an operation frequency of a processor and method thereof: A method of refreshing an operation frequency of a processor includes detecting a number of objects touching a touch panel, refreshing the operation frequency of the processor according to the number of the objects touching the touch panel, detecting a number of following objects touching the touch panel according to... Agent:

20120127114 - Touch-sensitive device with electrodes having location pattern included therein: A conductive element in a touch sensitive device, such as an electrode in a mutual capacitive touch sensor, that includes conductors arranged in a location pattern that may be sensed and analyzed, and a position on the touch sensor determined therefrom.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120127128 - Hover detection in an interactive display device: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to hover detection in interactive display devices. One embodiment provides an interactive display device comprising a display panel configured to display an image on an interactive surface, an imaging optical wedge disposed adjacent to the display panel, an image sensor configured to capture an image... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120127129 - Optical touch screen system and computing method thereof: An optical touch screen system includes a sensing device and a processing unit. The sensing device includes first and second sensors, each generating an image. The images include the image information of a plurality of objects. The processing unit generates a plurality of candidate coordinates according to the image information... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120127127 - Single-camera display device detection: Various embodiments related to determining a distance of an object from a surface of an interactive display device are disclosed herein. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a method comprising, directing infrared (IR) light to the object above the surface which is reflected by the object back to the interactive... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120127131 - Method to improve performance of a proportional area weighted sensor for two-dimensional locations on a touch screen: An electronic appliance including a processor and a computer-readable medium, having instructions for execution by a processor is provided. The instructions causing the processor to perform methods to obtain an error map for locations in a touch sensor. The method including inputting a geometry for a touch sensor layout; inputting... Agent:

20120127130 - Proportional area weighted sensor for two-dimensional locations on a touch screen: A touch sensor is provided including a controller and a planar layout having an edge and an interior portion. Further including a connector coupling the touch controller to the layout; a substrate made of a first material; and sensing elements made of a second material formed on the substrate and... Agent:

20120127132 - Position input device and computer system: A position input device is provided in which signals are transmitted from a position indicator, and signals transmitted from the position indicator are received by a position detector device. According to certain embodiments, an electrical double-layer capacitor, a charging circuit which charges the electrical double-layer capacitor, and a power transmission... Agent:

20120127137 - Circuit for controlling non-signal of flat panel display device: Disclosed is a technique, in which when driving chips are used in which control units are respectively merged in driving devices, all modes of the other driving chips are simultaneously converted into a fail safe mode when one driving chip detects a non-signal state. A circuit for controlling a non-signal... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd

20120127136 - Display device including piezoelectric and liquid crystal layers: A display device includes a piezoelectric layer. First electrically conductive electrodes are disposed on both sides of the piezoelectric layer. A bistable liquid crystal layer is disposed adjacent the piezoelectric layer. Second electrically conductive electrodes are disposed on both sides of the liquid crystal layer. The liquid crystal layer can... Agent: Kent Displays Incorporated

20120127139 - In-vehicle information processing device: When a request to execute the same Java application program as a Java (registered trademark, omitted hereafter) application program currently being executed, the Java application program is deployed into a work area of a RAM 4 and the plurality of Java applications are executed simultaneously. A process result of the... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120127138 - Output circuit, data driver, and display device: An output circuit includes a differential amplifier circuit, an output amplifier circuit, a control circuit, input and output terminals, and first to third supply terminals applied with first to third supply voltages, respectively. The third supply voltage is set a voltage between the first and second supply voltages. The differential... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120127134 - Portable computer: A portable computer comprises a display housing, a first G-sensor, a main housing and a main board. A display is disposed inside the display housing. The first G-sensor is arranged in the display housing. The main housing is pivotally connected to the display housing. The main board has a processor... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20120127135 - Socket and display apparatus having the same: A socket includes a conductive base, a first socket terminal, and a second socket terminal, the first socket terminal extends from one end of the base, and the second socket terminal extends from an other end of the base, opposite to the first socket terminal with the base therebetween. Further,... Agent:

20120127133 - Switching a pll clock source to reduce wireless communication interference: Adjusting a phase locked loop (PLL) clock source to reduce wireless communication (e.g., radio frequency (RF)) interference within a device. The PLL may be included in a high speed serial interface, e.g., coupled to a display, and may be initially driven by a first clock. Later, when a second clock... Agent:

20120127141 - Display device: A display device having an infrared receiver module. The display device includes a display part on which an image is displayed, a bezel part formed along an outer edge of the display part, an infrared receiving part provided on the bezel part, and the infrared receiver module disposed at a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127140 - Multi-mode liquid crystal display with auxiliary non-display components: A liquid crystal display, alone or in combination with any kind of computing device, may comprise a plurality of pixels, each pixel comprising a plurality of sub-pixels, each sub-pixel comprising a transmissive part and a reflective part, wherein a cross sectional area of the reflective part is greater than half... Agent:

20120127143 - Driving device for liquid crystal display panel: A driving device drives a liquid crystal display panel in which the number of source lines is by one larger than the number of columns of pixel electrodes and in which the columns of pixel electrodes are arranged between the source lines. The driving device has a configuration in which... Agent: Optrex Corporation

20120127142 - Liquid crystal display and inversion driving method: A liquid crystal display (LCD) ensuring excellent display quality and reducing power consumption is disclosed. The liquid crystal display (LCD) includes first and second polarity image display pixels, such that a polarity inversion of data is executed by line, column, and dot, and the polarity inversion of a common voltage... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120127144 - Liquid crystal display and source driving apparatus and driving method of panel thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and a source driving apparatus and a driving method of a panel thereof are provided. In the present invention, two data strings with matched driving polarities are selected to perform charge-sharing, before pixels are driven by output buffers of the source driving apparatus. Accordingly, the... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120127146 - Organic electroluminescent light emitting display device: In an organic electroluminescent light emitting display device comprising a plurality of pixels each of which includes an organic electroluminescent element emitting light by a current supplied thereto, a plurality of active elements including a first active element which acquires a data signal and a second active element which regulates... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120127145 - Source driving circuit, display device including the source driving circuit and operating method of the display device: A display device and its operating method are provided. The display device and its driving method are capable of operating at a fail mode according to an image signal. The display device includes a master timing controller that generates a first substituting image signal and a fail operating signal, and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127148 - Display substrate, display panel and display device: A display substrate includes an insulating substrate, a first gate line, a first lower electrode, a second lower electrode, a first upper electrode, and a second upper electrode. The insulating substrate includes a first pixel region and a second pixel region located at a first direction from the first pixel... Agent:

20120127152 - Electro-optical device driver circuit, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: A circuit includes a first logic circuit section that outputs a signal that could be in an active voltage level depending on a transfer-signal input from a shift register throughout a display period and outputs a signal whose voltage is constant at the active voltage level throughout an off sequence... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120127147 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display having: a liquid crystal display panel comprising a plurality of pixels; a data driver applying a data voltage to a plurality of data lines connected to the plurality of pixels; an initial voltage driver applying an initial voltage to the plurality of data lines before the... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120127150 - Organic light emitting diode display device and method for driving the same: The present invention an organic light emitting diode display device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixel regions, a gate driving unit for driving gate lines and light emitting control lines of the display panel, a data driving unit for driving data lines of the display panel, a... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20120127151 - Power supply device, liquid crystal drive device, and liquid crystal display device: The power supply device according to the present invention comprises a first power supply circuit arranged to generate a first output voltage from an input voltage; and a second power supply circuit arranged to generate from the input voltage a second output voltage that is less than the first output... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.

20120127149 - Semiconductor device, liquid crystal display panel, and mobile information terminal: A semiconductor device includes a plurality of sets of external drive terminals in a marginal region along one long side of a rectangular semiconductor substrate, a plurality of sets of ESD protection circuits arranged in the marginal region and coupled to corresponding sets of the drive terminals, and a plurality... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120127153 - Display device and display device driving method: An active matrix display device is disclosed in which, during each kth period, each data signal line is supplied with a signal whose electric potential polarity is constant, and a picture element to which a signal finishes being written within the kth period is caused to be in a selected... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120127155 - 3d comfort and fusion limit empirical model: 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. The disparity is adjusted between the left image and the right image based upon a... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20120127158 - Computer readable storage medium having stored thereon image processing program, image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing system: For each layer, a scaling rate of an object image or a background image belonging to each of the layers is calculated based on a distance from a predetermined reference point in a virtual three-dimensional space to each of the layers. In addition, for each of the layers, a movement... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120127166 - Display device, method of controlling display device, and program: A display device includes: an image acquisition unit that acquires a left-eye image and a right-eye image based on an input image; a storage unit that stores an OSD image; an OSD image acquisition unit that acquires at least one of a left-eye OSD image and a right-eye OSD image... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120127167 - Display device, method of controlling display device, and program: A display device includes: a determining unit that determines whether an input image is a 2D image or a 3D image; a storage unit that stores an OSD image; an OSD image acquisition unit that acquires any one of a 3D OSD image and a 2D OSD image based on... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120127168 - Display system, display method, and display program: Enlarged display of part of display data on display by a first display section is performed to a second display section, based on a relative position of the second display section with respect to the first display section. A display system has a first display section that displays display data;... Agent:

20120127169 - Guided navigation through geo-located panoramas: A capability for guided navigation in an interactive virtual three-dimensional environment is provided. Such a capability may enhance user experience by providing the feeling of free-form navigation to a user. It may be necessary to constrain the user to certain areas of good visual quality, and subtly guide the user... Agent: Google Inc.

20120127163 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus and an image processing method are provided. The image processing apparatus includes an image receiver which receives a plurality of image frames each including a first image and a second image respectively corresponding to a first eye and a second eye of a user, and an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127162 - Method for displaying a stereoscopic image and display apparatus for performing the same: A method for displaying a stereoscopic image, the method comprises generating k images for a left eye and k images for a right eye based on a left-eye image and a right-eye image, where ‘k’ is a natural number greater than two, correcting an image currently received using an n-th... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127159 - Method of driving display panel and display apparatus for performing the same: A method of driving a display panel includes identifying a dimension of input data, where the input data is one of two-dimensional input data and three-dimensional input data, and generating first distributed data and second distributed data based on the dimension of the input data by at least one of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127170 - Path planning for street level navigation in a three-dimensional environment, and applications thereof: Embodiments relate to navigating along a street network in a geographic information system. In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method navigates a virtual camera in a three-dimensional environment at street-level. The virtual camera defines a perspective to display the three-dimensional environment. In the method, a target location is determined in the... Agent: Google Inc.

20120127154 - Pixel-intensity modulation technique for frame-sequential stereo-3d displays: Discloses herein are methods, apparatuses, and systems for preparing and displaying images in frame-sequential stereoscopic 3D. Frame-sequential stereoscopic display includes an alternating sequence of left- and right-perspective images for display. Disclosed methods include identifying pixels that modulate due to the alternating sequence of left- and right-perspective images of the frame-sequential... Agent:

20120127156 - Presenting and browsing items in a tilted 3d space: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for presenting and browsing items in a tilted 3D space are disclosed. In tilted viewing mode, groups of items from several consecutive levels of a hierarchy can be presented in respective browsable parades shown at different depths into a viewable region of the tilted 3D... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120127164 - Processing apparatus and method for creating avatar: A processing apparatus for creating an avatar is provided. The processing apparatus calculates skeleton sizes of joints of the avatar and local coordinates corresponding to sensors attached to a target user, by minimizing a sum of a difference function and a skeleton prior function, the difference function representing a difference... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127157 - Recording and analyzing data on a 3d avatar: In particular embodiments, a method includes generating a 3D display of an avatar of a person, where the avatar can receive inputs identifying a type of a physiological event, a location of the physiological event in or on a person's body in three spatial dimensions, a time range of the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120127173 - Serializing command streams for graphics processors: A method and an apparatus for determining a dependency relationship between graphics commands based on availability of graphics hardware resources to perform graphics processing operations according to the dependency relationship are described. The graphics commands may be received from graphics APIs (application programming interfaces) for rendering a graphics object. A... Agent:

20120127161 - System, apparatus, and method for utilizing geographic information systems: One or more geographic limits of a view of a digital display device are determined based on a location and orientation of the digital display device. A least a location of a subsurface object within the view is determined, and a multi-dimensional first representation of the subsurface object is rendered... Agent:

20120127165 - System, method, and apparatus to display three-dimensional robotic workcell data: A system and a method for displaying a three-dimensional robotic workcell data includes generating the robotic workcell data, a display device including a web browser for receiving the robotic workcell data in a standard format and displaying a three-dimensional rendering of the robotic workcell data, and manipulating the three-dimensional rendering... Agent:

20120127172 - Systems and methods for image refinement using circuit model optimization: A method for refining a three-dimensional image includes identifying a depth image of the three-dimensional image, and establishing a simulation circuit model by a processor. The simulation circuit model includes data nodes, diffusion nodes and connection devices, the connection devices connecting the data nodes and the diffusion nodes, the simulation... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120127171 - Techniques for rapid stereo reconstruction from images: Stereo image reconstruction techniques are described. An image from a root viewpoint is translated to an image from another viewpoint. Homography fitting is used to translate the image between viewpoints. Inverse compositional image alignment is used to determine a homography matrix and determine a pixel in the translated image.... Agent:

20120127160 - Three dimensional image display device and method of driving the same: A three dimensional image display device includes a display device that includes a first region and a second region which are adjacent to each other. The display device alternately displays a left eye image and a right eye image, and displays an image having a predetermined gray in a period... Agent:

20120127174 - Two-dimensional colored projection image from three-dimensional image data: A projection image of an object is colored using three-dimensional image data. This may be particularly useful in radiographic imaging applications, for example. In one embodiment, a colored synthetic image is rendered from a colored three-dimensional image of an object, and color components of pixels of the synthetic image are... Agent:

20120127175 - Methods and systems for selecting object covering model fragments: A computerized method of mapping a plurality of model fragments covering a selected object. The method comprises receiving a representation of an object, generating a parameterized data model of the object according to said representation, the parameterized data model having a plurality of elements, setting a plurality of model fragments... Agent: Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd.

20120127176 - Systems and methods for applying model tracking to motion capture: An image such as a depth image of a scene may be received, observed, or captured by a device and a model of a user in the image may be generated. The model may then be adjusted to mimic one or more movements by the user. For example, the model... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120127177 - Controlling edge routing using layout constraints: A system and method for creating or editing a graph diagram. A system provides a mechanism to specify constraints on edge way points. Constraints may specify alignment with other way points, distribution of way points, spacing from other way points or nodes, or other types of constraints. A system may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120127178 - Maintaining graphical presentations based on user customizations: A method and system for rendering graphics based on user customizations in a computer graphics application are disclosed. The customizations relate to various properties of one or more graphical elements in the graphic. Such properties include positioning, size, formatting and other visual attributes associated with the graphical elements. These properties... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120127179 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for user interface: Provided herein are a method, apparatus and computer program product for conveying to a user of a mobile terminal the correct manner in which a finger should be located and moved to achieve a repeatable and reliable fingerprint scan. In particular, the method of example embodiments may include providing for... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120127180 - Method to calibrate digital speedometer display to meter speedometer display: A method and system for calibrating a digital speedometer display to match an analog speedometer indicated value. The method generally includes calibrating each analog speedometer unit such that the exact deviation or “offset” from the center point of the analog speedometer is known. This measured deviation is then used to... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120127181 - Av device: There is a problem in that, conventionally, an OSD of a channel sign is displayed in a uniform pattern regardless of any switching operations. Thus it may be difficult for a user to intuitively grasp which switching operation causes a screen display based only on information on the screen, in... Agent:

20120127182 - Parallel processing of pixel data: One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for processing vector-based information for an image. From a set of pixels that comprises the image, a first subset of one or more pixels that are used in a raster representation of an element in the image, such as pixel values used... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120127183 - Distribution processing pipeline and distributed layered application processing: The present invention contemplates a variety of improved methods and systems for distributing different processing aspects of layered application, and distributing a processing pipeline among a variety of different computer devices. The system uses multiple devices resources to speed up or enhance applications. In one embodiment, application layers can be... Agent: Net Power And Light, Inc.

20120127184 - Image projection apparatus, memory control apparatus, laser projector, and memory access method: An image projection apparatus includes an input part that inputs image data, a frame memory that stores the image data, a laser oscillator that radiates a laser to a screen, a deflection part including a reflective optical element and configured to oscillate the reflective optical element with respect to two... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20120127186 - Display control apparatus, display control method, non-transitory computer readable recording medium and integrated circuit: A display control apparatus includes: an updating frequency calculator (42) which obtains an updating frequency of an attribute relating to display of display elements constituting a screen to be displayed on a display section (3) for each of the display elements; an updating frequency-specific storage (44) which holds display content... Agent:

20120127185 - System and method for an optimized on-the-fly table creation algorithm: A video output system in a computer system reads pixel information from a frame buffer to generate a video output signal. In addition, a full-motion video may also be displayed. Reading from both the frame buffer and the full-motion video buffer when displaying the full-motion video window wastes valuable memory... Agent:

20120127187 - Error check-only mode: Video display pipes may terminate with a FIFO (first-in first-out) buffer from which pixels are provided to a display controller to display the pixels on a graphics/video display. The display pipes may frequently process the pixels at a much higher rate than at which the display controller fetches the pixels... Agent:

20120127188 - Image processing circuit, and display panel driver and display device mounting the circuit: A display panel driver includes a compression circuit configured to, when receiving image data of a plurality of pixels of a target block, generate compressed image data corresponding to the target block by compressing the image data, an image memory configured to store the compressed image data, a decompression circuit... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20120127189 - Digital image processing apparatus and method of controlling the same: Provided are a digital image processing apparatus and a method of controlling the apparatus, by which a setting item designated by a user and a setting status of a setting value for the setting item are displayed together, thereby allowing the user to efficiently set items necessary for a photographing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127190 - Modifying screen objects: A system for identifying prior selection of specific display information on an EPG. In one embodiment, a user selects an object on a screen, and upon selection of the object, an attribute of the object (e.g., color, transparency, etc.) is modified. The modified value is saved into memory so the... Agent: Jlb Ventures LLC

20120127192 - Method and apparatus for selective display: A method and apparatus provide selective display. The method includes acquiring region setting information in a display screen, acquiring a screen configuration element in the display screen, dividing the display screen into at least one region based on the region setting information and the screen configuration element, setting a screen... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127191 - Method for compensating data and display apparatus for performing the method: A method of compensating data uses a look-up table divided into a first area, a second area and a boundary area between the first and second areas defined by a first previous reference value, a second previous reference value greater than the first previous reference value, a first current reference... Agent:

20120127194 - Digital display devices and digital projectors with expanded color gamut: The color gamut of display devices like digital projectors and digital displays is expanded by incorporating additional passband filters into the optical path of the devices to produce presentations of color components in two different color gamuts. The composite visual effect of the two presentations is a presentation in an... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120127193 - User interface pipe scalers with active regions: A display pipe may include fetch circuitry and a scaler unit, and registers programmable with information that defines active regions of an image frame. Pixels within the active regions are active pixels to be displayed, pixels outside of the active regions are inactive pixels not to be displayed. The fetch... Agent:

20120127195 - Combined color harmony generation and artwork recoloring mechanism: Obtaining an original set of two or more original colors associated with an artwork is disclosed. An input set of one or more user selected colors is received. For each original color in the original set, a mapping from the original color to one of a plurality of derived colors... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20120127196 - Digital image display device with automatically adjusted image display durations: A digital image display device for displaying a collection of digital images, comprising: a display screen; a processor; a real-time clock; an image memory for storing a plurality of digital images; and a processor-accessible program memory. The program memory stores executable instructions for causing the processor to execute the steps... Agent:

20120127197 - Transmission control device, reception control device, and content transceiving system: A transmission control device may include an acquiring unit to acquire information indicating an orientation of a transmission apparatus. In addition, the device may include a control unit to control the transmission apparatus to transmit to a reception apparatus content of the transmission apparatus when an operation is performed to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120127200 - Medical image display device and medical image display method: The medical image display device is provided with a medical image reading unit configured to read a medical image obtained by a medical image diagnostic apparatus, a projected image creating unit configured to project the medical image onto a projection plane to created the projected image, and a projected image... Agent:

20120127199 - Method and system for simulating superimposition of a non-linearly stretchable object upon a base object using representative images: A method and system for creating and using a virtual dressing room, by superimposing a non-linearly stretchable object image onto a base image in a display screen of a communication device, the images being planar. The method comprises scanning an encoded indicium associated with the object image, accessing and uploading... Agent:

20120127198 - Selection of foreground characteristics based on background: A text colorization system is described herein that automatically sets foreground text color based on one or more background colors over which the text is displayed. The text colorization system identifies a background color neighboring each pixel of a string of text. For each pixel region, the system selects a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120127201 - Apparatus and method for providing augmented reality user interface: An apparatus and method for providing an augmented reality user interface are provided. The method may be as follows. An augmented reality image is stored. The augmented reality is obtained by overlapping an image with augmented reality information, which is related to at least one object included in the image.... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120127203 - Mixed reality display: An image processing device includes capture optics for capturing light-field information for a scene, and a display unit for providing a display of the scene to a viewer. A tracking unit tracks relative positions of a viewer's head and the display and the viewer's gaze to adjust the display based... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120127202 - System and method for providing delivery information: Provided are a system and a method for logistics delivery using augmented reality, which are used for efficient logistics delivery through generation of an optimal delivery route and improvement of a delivery rate. The present invention is constituted by a mobile terminal which is used by a delivery man, a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120127204 - Methods and files for delivering imagery with embedded data: The present invention is directed to the realistic three-dimensional presentation of images in scenes, and is particularly useful for easily illustrating how artwork would appear on a surface in a scene, such as on a billboard. In one embodiment, image files are provided for use in an imaging application, such... Agent:

20120127205 - Flexible display device and method for changing display area: A display device to change an image displayed in a display area when the display area is changed includes a memory, a location output unit and a screen display unit. The memory stores size information of a display area displayed on a screen and the image data of the displayed... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20120127206 - Multi-touch interface gestures for keyboard and/or mouse inputs: A mouse-and-keyboard based user interface is updated based on gestures made on a touch screen that is displaying the mouse-and-keyboard based user interface. The user interface update process includes the steps of receiving one or more touch events in response to a gesture made on the touch screen, translating the... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20120127207 - Portable electronic device for photo management: A portable electronic device with a touch screen display for photo management is disclosed. One aspect of the invention involves a computer-implemented method in which the portable electronic device displays an array of thumbnail images corresponding to a set of photographic images. The device replaces the displayed array of thumbnail... Agent:

20120127208 - Method for scrolling screen in touch screen terminal and device thereof: A method and apparatus scroll a screen in a touch screen terminal. The method includes entering a screen scroll mode, determining the direction of screen scroll, preparing screen scroll of the determined direction, and waiting to receive a screen scroll signal for operating the screen scroll, and, if the screen... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127209 - Scrolling apparatus, scrolling method, non-transitory computer readable recording medium and intergrated circuit: A scrolling apparatus (1) that enables scrolling of display contents of a display unit (2) has: a load range determining unit (12) that determines a load range of display data to be loaded from a primary storage unit (15) to a secondary storage unit (16) according to a movement starting... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120127220 - Active matrix substrate, display device, and organic el display device: s

20120127212 - Backlight module driving system and driving method thereof: A backlight module driving system and a driving method thereof are applied to a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). In the LCD, a timing controller obtains a three-dimensional (3D) image signal provided by a graphics processor, generates a Liquid Crystal (LC) driving control signal, and generates a corresponding light adjusting signal... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120127217 - Dimming method of organic el displaying apparatus and organic el displaying apparatus: A dimming method of an organic EL displaying apparatus having a displaying unit constructed by combining pixels each having a substrate, an organic EL element formed over the substrate, a power supply line for supplying a power source to the organic EL element, and at least one TFT provided on... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120127215 - Display device and electronic device using the same: A display device where a memory circuit is installed into each pixel without generating flicker, including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, wherein each pixel has a light-transmissive element controlling the amount of transmissive light in response to a voltage difference between a first electrode and a second... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20120127211 - Graphic medic display device and method for using same: According to one exemplary embodiment, an apparatus and method for displaying graphic media are disclosed. The apparatus and method can contain and secure graphic media and provide illumination. The apparatus and method may also contain electronic communication devices.... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation

20120127216 - Image display apparatus and control method therefor: An image processing unit includes a filter unit which performs high frequency emphasis processing on a image signal of a first sub-frame among a plurality of sub-frames, and performs high frequency suppression processing on a image signal of a second sub-frame different from the first sub-frame; and a level adjustment... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120127219 - Image displaying device: Disclosed is an image display device which includes a light mixer configured to mix first and second lights generated from first and second light sources, respectively; and a wave guide configured to guide lights emitted from the light mixer and to emit the guided lights to the exterior.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120127214 - Light emitting diode driving circuit, and display device having the same: A light-emitting-diode (LED) driving circuit and a display device include a current driving circuit, a level detector, a comparing circuit, a digital control circuit, and a power supply circuit. The level detector detects a minimum detection voltage signal having a minimum voltage level among voltage signals of first terminals of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120127218 - Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in terminal using self-emitting type display: A method for reducing power consumption in a terminal having a self-emitting display is provided. In the method, a readable region is displayed on a screen, and a brightness of the rest is made darker than that of the readable region. The readable region is moved.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120127213 - Power converter, display device including power converter, system including display device, and method of driving display device: A power converter includes a voltage conversion unit that provides a first driving voltage at a first output electrode by converting a power supply voltage in response to a first control signal, the voltage conversion unit being configured to provide a second driving voltage at a second output electrode by... Agent:

20120127210 - Random pwm dimming control for led backlight: In one aspect of the invention, a driver for driving a backlight module having a plurality of LED strings includes a random frequency multiplexer for receiving one or more PWM signals and responsively outputting a plurality of random frequency signals, a PWM dimming controller electrically coupled to the random frequency... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120127221 - Organic electroluminescence displaying apparatus: An organic EL displaying apparatus which suppresses a defective display caused by a leak current at a time when an emission period controlling transistor is off is provided. The organic EL displaying apparatus comprises a plurality of pixels each of which includes an organic EL element, a power supply line,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

  
05/17/2012 > 155 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120119977 - Display device: A display device has liquid crystal display panels aligned in a horizontal scan direction. The liquid crystal display panels constitute one virtual display area. A decoder decodes image data, to thereby generate pieces of pixel data having addressees corresponding to the virtual display area. A bridge circuit specifies a target... Agent: Megachips Corporation

20120119978 - Light control in head mounted displays: A see-through head mounted display apparatus with reduced eyeglow is disclosed. Two images of a scene are combined and presented to a user, the combined image including portions of reflected image light and light from a see-through view of an external environment. The apparatus includes a light control element to... Agent: Osterhout Group, Inc.

20120119979 - Display device: A display device includes an insulating substrate; a first conductive layer in which a first signal line and a second signal line are formed on the insulating substrate; an insulating layer provided in an upper layer of the first conductive layer; and a semiconductor layer, which is provided in an... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120119980 - Pixel interleaving configurations for use in high definition electronic sign displays: Pixel interleaving configurations for use in high definition electronic sign displays where each and every scan line includes full red, green, and blue color representation to provide for high resolution electronic video sign displays.... Agent: Daktronics, Inc.

20120119981 - Display panel driving apparatus, display panel driving method, display apparatus, and television receiver: In a display panel driving apparatus which generates gray scales corresponding to first through nth sub-frames into which one frame is divided, and drives a display panel based on the gray scales thus generated, in a rising response in which a gray scale of a previous frame is Tf and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120119982 - Liquid crystal display device: In one aspect, a liquid crystal display device includes a display region formed of a plural divided regions in a row direction. First and second driving circuits are arranged to face each other interposing the display region therebetween in the row direction. The first driving circuit is connected with odd... Agent: Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120119983 - Display device and method for driving same: A drive order control circuit 14 generates a drive order control signal LR so as to change periodically, such as every frame time or every line time. Based on the drive order control signal LR, a data signal line drive circuit 3 switches between driving data signal lines S1 to... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120119984 - Hand pose recognition: Hand pose recognition comprises determining an initial hand pose estimate for a captured input hand pose and performing iterations based upon hand pose estimates and residues between such estimates and hand pose estimates. One or more control signals are generated based upon the hand pose recognition.... Agent:

20120119988 - Image recognition apparatus, operation determining method and computer-readable medium: An accurate determination of an operation is possible. Data photographed by a video camera is read by an image reading unit, and an image of an operator is extracted from the data by an image extracting unit. As a result of such preparation, a virtual operation screen and an operation... Agent: Shimane Prefectural Government

20120119987 - Method and apparatus for performing gesture recognition using object in multimedia devices: According to an embodiment of the present invention, a gesture recognition method for use in a multimedia device includes capturing, via an image sensing unit of the multimedia device, a peripheral image, recognizing a first object contained in the captured peripheral image and a gesture made using the first object,... Agent:

20120119985 - Method for user gesture recognition in multimedia device and multimedia device thereof: A display device includes a first sensor to detect a first image of a person and a second sensor to detect a second image of the person. A storage device stores first information and second information, where the first information identifies a plurality of gestures mapped to respective ones of... Agent:

20120119986 - Three-dimensional control apparatus of computer input device and method thereof: A three-dimensional (3D) control apparatus for a computer input device, used to sense 3D motion relations to output multiple 3D control signals, includes a first element comprising a plurality of sensing units and a second element comprising a plurality of transmitting coils. Each sensing unit of the first element has... Agent: Kye Systems Corp.

20120119989 - System and method for moving a cursor on a screen: The invention provides a system (10) and method for moving a cursor (16) in response to pointing device movements according to a certain transfer function, wherein the transfer function is such that when the cursor (16) hits the edge of the screen (12) and the pointing device movement continues further... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120119991 - 3d gesture control method and apparatus: A 3D gesture control method is provided. The method includes the steps of: obtaining a series of images by a stereo camera; recognizing a control article in the images and acquiring 3D coordinates of the control article; determining the speed of the control article according to the 3D coordinates of... Agent:

20120119992 - Input system, information processing apparatus, information processing program, and specified position calculation method: An example input system calculates a specified position on a screen of a display device, the position being specified by an operating device. The input system includes an attitude calculation section, an identification section, and a specified position calculation section. The attitude calculation section calculates an attitude of the operating... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120119990 - Pointer control device, system and method: A pointer control system includes a pointer control device and a pointer sensing device. The pointer control device includes two coils. The two coils respectively transmit a first signal and a second signal to the pointer sensing device, so that the pointer sensing device senses a first coordinate and a... Agent: Kye Systmes Corp.

20120119993 - Method for capturing and transmitting motion data: In a method for capturing and transmitting motion data (s1) from a transmitter (103, 203) to a receiver (104, 204), motion data is captured by a capturing device (102, 202) at the transmitter end, said capturing device (102, 202) registering the motion of an object (106, 206) by means of... Agent:

20120119994 - Rotatable light source device: A rotatable light source device includes an upper cover, a circuit board, plural light-emitting elements and a base. The circuit board is disposed under the upper cover, and connected with the upper cover. The light-emitting elements are mounted on the circuit board. One of the light-emitting elements is electrically connected... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20120119996 - Key structure and capacitive sensing device using the same thereof: A key structure and a capacitive sensing device using the same are provided. The key structure is disposed on the capacitive sensing panel. The key structure comprises a pressing portion and a support portion. The pressing portion has a pressing surface and a conductive surface opposite to the pressing surface.... Agent: Qisda Corporation

20120119997 - Keyboard comprising swipe-switches performing keyboard actions: The present disclosure provides for an ambiguous keyboard comprising at least two switches for performing keyboard actions, at least one of the two switches being a swipe-switch. The swipe switch can alter at least one characteristic selected from a group including: a) a function of at least one switch of... Agent:

20120119995 - Keyboardless text entry: Keyboardless text entry methods and systems are described. Various display tools are used in conjunction with, for example, pointing, scrolling and/or clicking actions to enter text into an interface. Once display tool is a pie widget shape, another display tool uses a box like shape containing other box like shapes... Agent: Hillcrest Communications, Inc.

20120119999 - Adaptive keyboard for portable device: An adaptive keyboard on a touch screen device. The keyboard can reuse key areas, can detect positions of fingers, and can make it in general easier for users to type.... Agent:

20120119998 - Keyboard comprising swipe-switches performing keyboard actions: Systems and methods for operating an operational terminal and a server are provided. In various aspects, an operational terminal may transmit information regarding the operational terminal and a remote commander for controlling a device. A server may receive the information, and transmit display information and signal code information to the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120120001 - Charge amplifier for multi-touch capacitive touch-screen: A circuit for measuring the cross-capacitance of a touch-screen sensor includes a charge amplifier having an input for coupling to the touch-screen sensor and an output for providing a voltage pulse, and a measurement delay chain having an input coupled to the output, and an output for providing a digitized... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.

20120120016 - Image of a keyboard: A system or method including a display and sensor to detect touches of the display. The display can display an image of a keyboard. The image of the keyboard can be shaped to the locations of the touches of the display.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20120120014 - Method and device for locating at least one touch on a touch-sensitive surface of an object: The monitoring step (100) comprises measuring (104, 106) the sensed signal during a time interval (t3 ) starting during a transient phase of the propagation of the transmitted waves, for supplying, to said at least one reception point, information on radiation interfered with by said at least one touch.... Agent: Commisariat A L'energie Automique Et Aux Ene Alt

20120120013 - Method for encoded input and control by fingerprint: The invention relates to a method for acquiring user inputs and for performing certain functions of an electronic device (1), in particular a computer and/or a mobile radio terminal, and to a device (1) to carry out this method, wherein the acquisition takes place by means of a touch-sensitive display... Agent:

20120120012 - Method for inputting digital characters: A method for inputting symbols into a data entry field of an electronic device includes displaying on the electronic device a start screen having a plurality of start zones. Each start zone has a plurality of symbols associated therewith. A start zone is selected using the electronic device, and an... Agent:

20120120000 - Method of interacting with a portable electronic device: The present disclosure provides a method of interacting with a portable electronic device and a portable electronic device configured to perform the same. In accordance with one embodiment, the method comprises: detecting motion of the portable electronic device; determining whether detected motion matches a first motion gesture or a second... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120120015 - Representative image: A system including a display, a sensor and a controller. The sensor can detect an object and generate data related to the object. The controller can determine a first pose of the object from the data and display a first representative image on the display. The controller can determine a... Agent:

20120120009 - Sensor: A sensor for, and a method of, generating electrical signals indicating a positional property and an extent property of a mechanical interaction within a sensing zone. The sensor comprises a plurality of conductive layers. At least one conductive layer is a pressure-sensitive conductive layer comprising a quantum tunnelling conductance (qtc)... Agent: Peratech Limited

20120120002 - System and method for display proximity based control of a touch screen user interface: A touch screen user interface features manipulating an object (e.g. a fingertip) near a display, identifying a target point according to the object trajectory and a nonzero display distance, and performing an interface event at the target point computed as a projected intersection point between the object and the display,... Agent:

20120120010 - Touch apparatus: The touch apparatus includes a casing, a touch module and at lease a non-rotary actuator. The touch module is disposed in the casing and at least has a touch panel. The non-rotary actuator is connected with the casing or the touch module. The touch apparatus can provide a good tactile... Agent:

20120120004 - Touch control device and touch control method with multi-touch function: A touch control device includes a housing having a first side and a second side different from the first side. The touch control device further includes a first touch sensing unit installed on the first side of the housing for detecting a first touch event so as to generate a... Agent:

20120120006 - Touch device for determining real coordinates of multiple touch points and method thereof: A touch device for determining real coordinates of multiple touch points is provided. The touch device for determining real coordinates of the multiple touch points comprises a plurality of electrodes and a scanning circuit having a Normal Scanning Circuit and a Split Scanning Circuit connected to said electrodes for eliminating... Agent:

20120120011 - Touch display apparatus: A touch display apparatus including a display panel, a touch panel, an insulation element, and a shielding electrode layer is provided. The touch panel disposed on the display panel includes a substrate, first sensing series, and second sensing series. The insulation element is disposed between the touch panel and the... Agent: Dongguan Masstop Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.

20120120003 - Touch screen panel and fabricating method for the same: A method of fabricating a touch screen panel according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: forming a reinforcing layer on the top and the bottom of a glass substrate by reinforcing the entire surface of the glass substrate defining a plurality of unit cell regions; forming the touch... Agent:

20120120005 - Touch screen panel display: A touch screen panel display for displaying a three-dimensional image including a display, a touch screen panel sensor film stacked on top of the display, and a window stacked on top of the touch screen panel sensor film is provided. The touch screen panel display includes a viewing angle difference... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120120007 - Transparent display apparatus and method of controlling the same: A method of controlling a transparent display apparatus and a transparent display apparatus are disclosed. According to one aspect, the method includes detecting a subject, defining a subject area corresponding to the subject, and displaying a single color image in the subject area.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120120008 - Vibrating motor and electronic device: Provided are a vibrating motor with long life wherein vibration of the vibrating motor can be converged instantaneously, and an electronic device. Upon receiving an input signal from the operating section (5) of a touch panel, an electronic device (1) feeds a drive current (A) to a vibrating motor (7)... Agent:

20120120020 - Display device having a built-in touch input means: This disclosure provides a display device having a built-in touch input unit, the display device including: a lower substrate; an upper substrate; a plurality of first signal lines and second signal lines; touch cells that are formed in a plurality of areas, respectively including a conductive pad that forms an... Agent:

20120120018 - Display device having capacitive touch screen panel: A display device including a capacitive touch screen panel is provided. The display device includes a touch screen panel sensor film including an upper Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) layer and a lower ITO layer, and a touch screen Flexible Printed Circuit Board (FPCB), wherein an air path direction modification unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120120019 - External input device for electrostatic capacitance-type touch panel: The present disclosure provide an external input device for an electrostatic capacitance-type touch panel, the external input device comprising at least one input unit; and at least one electrode unit connected to the at least one input unit and provided on an electrostatic capacitance-type touch panel.... Agent: Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University

20120120022 - Gyroscopic input systems and methods: Gyroscopic input systems and methods are provided. A gyroscopic input apparatus (100) can include a rigid surface (110) having an aperture (120) disposed therein. An input surface (130) can be flexibly attached to the rigid surface via a flexible member (140). The input surface can be disposed proximate at least... Agent:

20120120021 - Input control apparatus: In a portable terminal that is provided with a plurality of touch panels, it is possible to provide operation methods that are new until now, and compatible with two kinds of operations, including the contact operation which is performed by contacting a touch panel directly with a finger or the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120120017 - System and method for determining object information using an estimated deflection response: The embodiments described herein provide devices and methods that facilitate improved performance. Specifically, the devices and methods provide the ability to determine object information for objects causing deflection of a surface of a capacitive sensor device. The devices and methods are configured to determine an estimated deflection response associated with... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated

20120120029 - Display to determine gestures: A display system including a panel 110 with a surface 116 to display images. The system includes a three dimensional optical sensor 115. The three dimensional optical sensor can include a field of view 135 that includes a front surface of the display system 100 and a volume in front... Agent:

20120120030 - Display with an optical sensor: A three dimensional optical sensor 115 can generate three dimensional data for an object 120 contacting a display system. If the object contacts the display system a controller can activate a function of a computing device only if the object extends from the display system to a distance greater than... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20120120025 - Electronic device and method for text input: An input text correcting method is applied to an electronic device. The method includes detecting whether a display is touched, recording sound generated by friction between a touching finger and the display when the display is being touched, comparing the recorded sound with the one or more standard sounds. Determining... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120120027 - Method and device for controlling a data processing system: A method and a device for controlling a data processing system is provided. A light beam is emitted from a pointing device to a control surface which is equipped with one or more optical position detectors connected to the data processing system. The data processing system is influenced in accordance... Agent: Isiiqirl Interface Technologies Gmbh

20120120028 - Optical detection system and program: An optical detection system includes a detection part that detects object information as information of an object based on a light reception result of reflected light by reflection of irradiation light on the object, and a processing part that performs processing based on the object information, and the processing part... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120120026 - Optical touch device and light sensing module thereof: An optical touch device includes at least a light sensing module disposed beside the touch area. The light sensing module includes a sensing unit, a lens component and at least a reflecting member and. The sensing unit has a plurality of sensing regions. Each of the sensing regions has a... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120120024 - Touch system and optical touch system with power-saving mechanism: A touch system and an optical touch system with a power-saving mechanism are presented. The touch system includes a sensing module and a processing module electrically connected to the sensing module; the optical touch system includes an optical sensing module and a processing module electrically connected to the optical sensing... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120120023 - Touch-screen display apparatus and cover lens and assembling method thereof: A touch screen display apparatus and a cover lens and an assembling method thereof are disclosed. The apparatus comprises the cover lens, a touch panel, a display panel and a backlight module. The cover lens comprises a plate body, a display area and a plurality of engage elements. The engage... Agent: Hannstar Display Corporation

20120120031 - Method for determining the locations of one or more impacts or touches on a surface of an object including two or more transducers: The invention relates to a method for determining the locations of one or more impacts or touches on a surface of an object including two or more transducers which improves the precision of localisation even for low signal to noise ratios and furthermore provides the possibility to identify multi touch... Agent:

20120120033 - Flexible pixel hardware and method: A graphical display station of arbitrary shape such as channel letters or other shaped structures is populated with pixels which are components of flexible pixel strings which can be arranged to fit the arbitrary shape(s). The flexible pixel strings provide for straightforward and cost effective fabrication of channel letter or... Agent: Daktronics, Inc.

20120120032 - Method for driving a plasma display panel: The present method is to drive a plasma display panel which displays a frame composed of a plurality of sub-fields having different weights of luminance. The method comprises using plural kinds of application voltage waveforms different in light emission luminance, as pulse voltages for sustain discharges in display of each... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120120036 - Display apparatus, method of driving a display, and electronic device: In a display apparatus including a switching transistor, a correction voltage for eliminating an effect of a variation in a characteristic of a driving transistor is stored in a storage capacitor. The switching transistor is disposed between one current terminal of the driving transistor and a light emitting element. The... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120120034 - Lcd panel: A LCD panel includes an invisible zone and a visible zone. The invisible zone includes a gate driver and a wiring zone, wherein the gate driver sequentially outputs six pulse signals. By the wiring zone, a first pulse signal is converted into a first gate driving signal of the visible... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120120035 - Lcd panel: A LCD panel with an improved pixel array configuration is provided. The LCD panel uses a column inversion driving method to drive the data lines so as to achieve a stable common voltage. Moreover, by cross-connecting the layout traces of the wiring zone in a specified manner, the gate pulses... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120120037 - Display device: Provided is a display device. The display device includes a display module on which a lighting source for supplying light is disposed on a back surface thereof, an optical sensor detecting luminance of the light supplied from the lighting source, and a light transmission member disposed between the lighting source... Agent:

20120120038 - Display with an optical sensor: A display system can include a panel 110. The panel 110 can include a perimeter 117 and can display images on a front side. A bezel 170 can extend from the perimeter of the panel. The display system can include a designated area 140 on the bezel. A three dimensional... Agent:

20120120040 - Drive device for display circuit, display device, and electronic apparatus: A drive device includes a plurality of latch circuits provided correspondingly to a plurality of signal lines respectively. A plurality of latch circuits each obtain a plurality of bit data at a time that constitute pixel data and output the plurality of bit data sequentially. A plurality of latch circuits... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120120039 - Driving system for display and method of the same: The present invention discloses a driving system and the method thereof for a display system, and particularly for the display system with a bi-stable display. The driving system of the present invention has the advantage of requiring less memory capacity than that of traditional driving systems. The driving system of... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120120045 - Active matrix substrate and organic el display device: The present invention provides an active matrix substrate and an organic EL display device in which reduction in the response rate of a current-driven light-emitting element is suppressed. The active matrix substrate of the present invention is an analog gradation-driving active matrix substrate, including multiple pixels each including a current-driven... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120120041 - Display device: Display unevenness is suppressed. A display device includes pixels (22) arranged in matrix, each including a current-driven type light emitting element (EL) and a drive transistor (Tr3) for supplying a current to the current-driven type light emitting element (EL). The current-driven type light emitting element (EL) is driven by dividing... Agent:

20120120046 - Display device and method for driving the same: An erasing TFT 13 is provided between a gate terminal of a driving TFT 11 and a control line Ei, and a gate terminal of the erasing TFT 13 is connected to the control line Ei. When performing data erase, a potential not lower than a sum of a potential... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120120043 - Image data compressing and decompressing methods and display driving device using the same: Disclosed is a display driving device, a display device including the same, and an image data compression and decompression method. The display driving device comprises an encoder that compresses PenTile® matrix encoded input image data using a binary encoding scheme and a DPCM encoding scheme, calculates errors produced by each... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120120044 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: Provided is a liquid crystal display device performing a precharge and having a function of switching an order for selecting scanning lines, in which such as flicker and burn-in can be prevented from being produced. A scanning line drive circuit selects scanning lines either in ascending order or in descending... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120120042 - Pixel driving circuit of an organic light emitting diode: A pixel driving circuit of an organic light emitting diode (OLED) includes a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, a fourth transistor, a fifth transistor, a capacitor, and an OLED. The operation of the pixel driving circuit includes three stages including discharging, data writing, and emitting. The pixel... Agent:

20120120048 - Drive control method, drive controller, and display device: A drive control method for a display panel configured to constantly provide a good display quality with ensuring that EMI countermeasures are properly carried out is accomplished. Image data used to display a plurality of drive regions of a display panel obtained by dividing the display panel is supplied to... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120120047 - Method of supplying power, power supply apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the power supply apparatus: A power supply apparatus includes a storage battery, a power part and a solar battery part. The storage battery provides a charged voltage to an electronic device. The power part provides an external voltage to the electronic device and simultaneously charges the storage battery, upon determining that the external voltage... Agent:

20120120049 - Integrated circuit device and electronic instrument: An integrated circuit device includes first to Nth circuit blocks (N is an integer of two or more) disposed along the long side of the integrated circuit device. One circuit block of the first to Nth circuit blocks is a logic circuit block, and another circuit block of the first... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120120053 - Apparatus and methods for processing digital 3d objects: A digital 3D object processing apparatus is provided, for processing a digital 3D object comprising a plurality of sub-objects belonging to one of a plurality of digital 3D object formats, comprising: a communication unit coupled to a first outer computer through a network; an interface unit coupled to the communication... Agent:

20120120052 - Automatic tolerancing of geometrical templates: A system for tolerancing geometrical templates upgrades the geometrical template to include a unique identifier and index corresponding to each sub-feature of the template. The upgraded template is associated to a set of 3D annotations and the association is stored in a catalog which uses the unique identifier as an... Agent: Dassault Systemes

20120120056 - Computer, monitor, recording medium, and method for providing 3d image thereof: A computer, a monitor, a recording medium, and a method for providing a three-dimensional (3D) image thereof are provided. The method of providing the 3D includes: generating a left eye image frame and a right eye image frame corresponding to a frame of an input 3D image; inserting an indicator... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120120067 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: In a display apparatus, a frame rate converter divides an image signal into a first image frame for a left eye and a second image frame for a right eye, and generates a first intermediate image frame and a second intermediate image frame. A timing controller converts the first and... Agent:

20120120068 - Display device and display method: A display device includes an input unit, a depth direction position information processing unit, and a display processing unit. Depth direction position information is inputted to the input component. The depth direction position information is information corresponding to information about and/or the position in the depth direction of a subject.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120120057 - Display driver circuit, operating method thereof, and user device including the same: A display driver integrated circuit includes a source driver driving source lines of the display panel. A plurality of memory devices stores image data to be displayed by the display panel. A memory controller controls a write operation and a read operation of the plurality of memory devices. A timing... Agent:

20120120059 - Display for 3d holographic images: A display device for displaying 3D holographic images has multiple pixels, each having a set of coupled optical resonators. The optical paths of the coupled optical resonators can be adjusted to impart a desired phase shift to light passing through the coupled optical resonators. The transmission amplitude and phase of... Agent:

20120120050 - Dual-mode two-dimensional/three-dimensional display: In one exemplary embodiment, method includes: showing, in 2D mode, a two-dimensional image based on 2D data; in response to a trigger to switch the 2D mode to S3D mode to show a stereoscopic three-dimensional image, showing, in the S3D mode, a first intermediate image based on the 2D image... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120120069 - Image information output method: Provided is a video image data generation system including a database for storing a plurality of image data photographed in various directions in various locations, correlating the directions and the locations with the stored image data, and correlating and storing a photographed sub-region when the image data is acquired, a... Agent: Kodaira Associates Inc.

20120120063 - Image processing device, image processing method, and program: An image processing device includes an input section where performing of input of an operation on a display image is possible using a multi-viewpoint image, a parallax detection section which detects the parallax of each image which configures the multi-viewpoint image, and a parallax control section which adjusts parallax of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120120065 - Image providing apparatus and image providing method based on user's location: An image providing apparatus includes: a user location acquisition unit which acquires locations of users; a barrier adjustment unit which adjusts at least one of a space between a display and a barrier screen, a size of a barrier slot, and a left/right movement amount of the barrier slot at... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120120060 - Information processing apparatus, stereoscopic display method, and program: An apparatus and method provide logic for processing information. In one implementation, an apparatus may include a determination unit configured to determine a first spatial position of a portion of an operating tool disposed within a threshold distance of a surface of the determination unit. The first spatial position may... Agent:

20120120061 - Information processing apparatus, stereoscopic display method, and program: An apparatus and method provide logic for processing information. In one implementation, an apparatus may include a determination unit configured to determine a position on a surface of the determination unit corresponding to a contact between a portion of an operating tool and the determination unit surface. The apparatus may... Agent:

20120120064 - Information processing apparatus, stereoscopic display method, and program: An apparatus and method provide logic for processing information. In one implementation, an apparatus may include a determination unit configured to determine a first spatial position of a portion of an operating tool disposed within a threshold distance of a surface of the determination unit. The first spatial position may... Agent:

20120120066 - Instruction accepting apparatus, instruction accepting method, and recording medium: When an instruction is accepted from a user using a instruction acceptance image which is a stereoscopic image, a plurality of instruction acceptance images are displayed transparently or semi-transparently one on top of the other. Thus, many soft keys of the instruction acceptance images are listed simultaneously, and an instruction... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120120062 - Method and device for 3d object protection by permutation of coordinates of its points: A 3D object is protected by a first device that receives the 3D object, permutes the coordinates of at least one dimension of at least some of the points of the 3D object to obtain a protected 3D object, and outputs the protected 3D object. The coordinates of the dimensions... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20120120051 - Method and system for displaying stereoscopic images: Stereoscopic images are projected on a display device from an image source according to adaptive parameters which are adjusted according to the current positions of the projector, the screen and a user wearing a 3D viewing device. By detecting the distance between the projector and the screen and the distance... Agent:

20120120058 - Method of driving display panel and display apparatus for performing the method: In a method of driving a display panel, a first data voltage having a first potential difference with respect to a reference voltage is outputted to pixel units of the display panel during a first frame which the data voltage has a same polarity with respect to the reference voltage... Agent:

20120120054 - System and method for minimal iteration workflow for image sequence depth enhancement: Movies to be colorized/depth enhanced (2D->3D) are broken into backgrounds/sets or motion/onscreen-action. Background and motion elements are combined into composite frame which becomes a visual reference database that includes data for all frame offsets used later for the computer controlled application of masks within a sequence of frames. Masks are... Agent:

20120120070 - System and method to display maintenance and operational instructions of an apparatus using augmented reality: A head-mounted display provides a user with an augmented view of an object being viewed; a tracking mechanism such as a camera repeatedly determine the position and orientation of the head-mounted display relative the object being viewed; and a computer system provides information for the augmented view and repeatedly updates... Agent:

20120120055 - Three-dimensional image processing apparatus and three-dimensional image processing method: Provided are an image processing apparatus and an image processing method, the image processing apparatus including: a parallax estimation unit which estimates parallax with respect to a left eye image and a right eye image of a three-dimensional (3D) image; a horizontal movement value determination unit which determines a horizontal... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120120072 - Method and apparatus for producing 3d model of an environment: The present invention provides a system (method and apparatus) for creating photorealistic 3D models of environments and/or objects from a plurality of stereo images obtained from a mobile stereo camera and optional monocular cameras. The cameras may be handheld, mounted on a mobile platform, manipulator or a positioning device. The... Agent: Macdonald Dettwiler And Associates Inc.

20120120074 - Method for mapping tubular surfaces to a cylinder: Methods of cylindrical surface parameterization, such as colon flattening are provided for parameterizing tubular surfaces onto a cylinder, wherein the length of the cylinder is modified so that parameterization distortion is reduced.... Agent: Ibbt Vzw

20120120073 - Method for the real-time-capable, computer-assisted analysis of an image sequence containing a variable pose: The invention relates to a method for the real-time-capable, computer-assisted analysis of an image sequence of an object consisting of elements that can be moved relative to each other and are interconnected, said sequence containing a variable pose, wherein the individual images of the image sequence are recorded by way... Agent: Universitat Zu Lubeck

20120120071 - Shading graphical objects based on face images: A device may include a transceiver for communicating with another device, a memory to store images, and a processor. The processor may recognize, in each of a plurality of images, an image of a face, shade an image of a virtual object based on the images of the face, and... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120120075 - Shutter glasses and image display system: A pair of shutter glasses capable of reducing decrease in brightness of displayed images to be visually recognized is provided. A pair of shutter glasses include a pair of light selectors the state of each of which is switched between a light transmitting state in which the light selector transmits... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120120076 - User-interface design: Graphical user interface objects are specified by a collection of attribute-value pairs, the collection of which comprise a complete description of the object and may be used by a rendering element to create a visual representation of the object. In practice, each of a first portion of attributes may be... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120120077 - Recruiting additional resource for hpc simulation: Graphics processing units (GPUs) deployed in general purpose GPU (GPGPU) units are combined into a GPGPU cluster. Access to the remote GPGPU cluster is then offered as a service to users who can use their own computers to communicate with the GPGPU cluster. The users' computers can be standalone desktop... Agent:

20120120078 - Displaying system performance information: Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture to display system performance information are disclosed. An example method involves normalizing data representative of an operation performed by a system, a first performance metric of the system, and an event that occurred during the operation and during measurement of the first performance metric.... Agent:

20120120079 - Compositing in multiple video processing unit (vpu) systems: The systems and methods include multiple processors that each couple to receive commands and data, where the commands and/or data correspond to frames of video that include multiple pixels. Additionally, an interlink module is coupled to receive processed data corresponding to the frames from each of the multiple processors. The... Agent: Ati Technologies, Inc.

20120120081 - Illumination device with passivation layer: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for providing illumination by using a light guide to distribute light. In one aspect, a passivation layer is attached to the light guide of an illumination device. The passivation layer may be an optically transparent moisture barrier and may have a thickness and... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120120082 - Level shifter, system-on-chip including the same, and multimedia device including the same: Disclosed is a level shifter that includes an input node; first and second voltage shifter circuits configured to generate an output clock of a second voltage domain in response to an input clock of a first voltage domain input via the input node, and an output node configured to output... Agent:

20120120080 - Light guide with diffusive light input interface: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for providing illumination by using a light guide to distribute light. In one aspect, the light guide has a surface, such as an edge, into which light is injected. The surface is treated to create a diffusive interface with a light source. For... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120120083 - Display apparatus, and display controller and operating method thereof: A display apparatus, and a display controller and an operating method thereof are provided. The display controller includes a controller, a buffer, and a compression/decompression unit. The controller receives an original frame from a host. The controller controls a display module to display the original frame provided by the host... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20120120086 - interactive and scalable treemap as a visualization service: The user experience may be enhanced by providing a user interface for visualization of the interactive and scalable treemap. The visualization enables navigation and customization of data in the interactive and scalable treemap. The user experience is further enhanced by illustrating attributes are distinct by displaying a color or a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120120084 - Color filter arrangement for display panel: A color filter arrangement for a display panel is provided. The display panel includes a first pixel and a second pixel. The first pixel includes a plurality of first sub-pixels with different colors. The second pixel includes a plurality of second sub-pixels with different colors. A first edge sub-pixel of... Agent: Himax Display, Inc.

20120120090 - Displaying received message with icon: A mobile terminal including a communicating unit, a display unit including an indicator area notifying an alarm when a message is received, and a controller configured to receive a message from at least one other terminal, and display message information on the indicator area of the display unit. Further, the... Agent:

20120120092 - Facility operation display device, air-conditioning system, and non-transitory computer-readable medium: The display color of, for example, a button image responsive to a command input into a facility operation display device is controlled by a palette value having a smaller number of bits than an RGB value. When the display color of the button image is changed, the palette value of... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120120087 - Liquid crystal display and backlight module: According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display includes a display module and a backlight module configured to irradiate light on the display module. The backlight module includes a light guide plate, a first light source, a reflective plate, and a second light source. The light guide plate has a... Agent:

20120120089 - Liquid crystal display and global dimming control method thereof: A global dimming control method of a liquid crystal display for controlling a luminance of backlight depending on a displayed image includes calculating an average picture level (APL) of the displayed image, calculating the number of pixels of a chromatic region belonging to the displayed image when the APL is... Agent:

20120120088 - Storage medium having stored thereon display control program, display control apparatus, display control system, and display control method: At least one pixel having specific range color information in color information including at least one selected from the group including RGB values, a hue, a saturation, and a brightness is detected in a captured image captured by a real camera. When the pixel having the specific range color information... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120120085 - System and method for providing enhanced graphics in a video environment: A method is provided in one example and includes receiving a video input from a video source coupled to a display configured for rendering a user interface thereon; generating a grayscale element associated with the user interface by evaluating alpha values related to pixels associated with the video input; generating... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20120120091 - Visualizing surgical trajectories: A method and system are provided for visualizing a surgical path (31, 41, 51) for a surgical tool. The method comprises a step of receiving (21) anatomical information (14) about a position of at least one anatomical structure (32, 33, 34, 35) in a region to undergo surgery, geometric information... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120120093 - Target display for gamma calibration: User interfaces are provided that allow for the display of a target element that may be used to adjust a gamma value of a display device. The target element includes three layers. These layers include a bottom static layer, a gray static layer, and a progressive layer that gradually changes... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120120094 - Computer-readable storage medium having stored therein reception status display program, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and reception status display method: An exemplary reception status display apparatus receives a series of data transmitted thereto, and displays, in a stepwise manner, a corresponding image, which is an image corresponding to the series of data, in a predetermined region in a screen, in accordance with a progression of reception of the series of... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120120095 - Image processing device, control method for image processing device, control program for image processing device, and recording medium in which control program is recorded: The present invention provides an image processing device capable of realizing appropriate color expression without requiring a large increase in data amount of image data for displaying a composite screen. A television broadcast receiver (1) includes a synthesis processing section (40) and an OSD processing section (24) for creating an... Agent:

20120120096 - Image control for displays: Displays such as televisions, computer monitors, and the like may boost (124) the dynamic range of input image data (121). Dithering (128) may be provided to mitigate artefacts made visible as a result of the boosting. Color correction (124) may be implemented. The color correction may compensate for differences between... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120120097 - Clipart cartoon techniques: Techniques for generating a personalized cartoon by using a few text queries are described herein. The present disclosure describes efficiently searching multiple images from a network, obtaining clipart image from the multiple images, and vectorization of the clipart image. The present disclosure also describes techniques to change a style of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120120098 - System for providing information concerning the effectiveness of advertising: A method of rendering interactive content on a wireless device. The wireless devices receives a plurality of scene components. The plurality of scene components are associated with an application and comprise at least one behavior module or functional unit operable to execute functions associated with the scene components. The functions... Agent: Faulkner Lab Pty Ltd

20120120099 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium storing a program thereof: Based on a first image and a second image among a plurality of images, a first region in the first image and a second region in the second image are specified. The first region in the first image and the second region in the second image has a correlation with... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120120100 - System and method of displaying images based on environmental conditions: In one aspect, the system and method provides a modified image in response to a request for a street level image at a particular location, wherein the previously captured image is modified to illustrate the current conditions at the requested location. By way of example only, the system and method... Agent:

20120120103 - Alignment control in an augmented reality headpiece: This patent discloses a method for providing an augmented image in a see-through head mounted display. The method includes capturing an image of a scene containing objects and displaying the image to a viewer. The method also includes capturing one or more additional image(s) of the scene in which the... Agent: Osterhout Group, Inc.

20120120101 - Augmented reality system for supplementing and blending data: A system, method, and computer program product for automatically combining computer-generated imagery with real-world imagery in a portable electronic device by retrieving, manipulating, and sharing relevant stored videos, preferably in real time. A video is captured with a hand-held device and stored. Metadata including the camera's physical location and orientation... Agent:

20120120102 - System and method for controlling device: Provided is a system and method for controlling a device using Augmented Reality (AR). A system for controlling a device using Augmented Reality (AR) includes a device server, an AR server, and a portable terminal. The device server registers information about each device. The AR server generates an AR screen... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120120106 - Image display device, image display control method and program: An image display device includes: a storage means for storing a plurality of items of image data; a first classifying means for classifying the plurality of the items of image data in a first predetermined unit; a second classifying means for breaking the plurality of the items of image data... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120120107 - Information display device, integrated circuit for display control, display control program, and display control method: An imaging section (210, 720) time-sequentially takes images. An information processing section (220, 520, 720) extracts, from regions whose brightness changes with time in the taken images, communication information containing information for display of each region based on change in brightness of the region, and generates stability information representing a... Agent:

20120120105 - Mobile electronic device, notification control method, and storage medium storing notification program: a mobile electronic device includes a display unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The display unit displays a first screen or a second screen. The storage unit stores therein a character string in association with a condition. The control unit displays the character string on the first screen... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120120104 - Simplified creation of customized maps: Embodiments of the present invention relate to providing a method for creating customized labeled maps that include displaying a map using a presentation device based on a selectable elevation value, where the map contains geocoded information and the user selects at least one position on the displayed map. The method... Agent: Google Inc.

20120120108 - Navigation system: A navigation system comprises a map memory, a processing device and a display. The processing unit is configured to simultaneously display a first portion of a map stored in the map memory using a first perspective and a second portion of the map using a second perspective different from the... Agent:

20120120109 - Apparatus and method for providing image effect in mobile terminal: An apparatus and method is provided for providing an image effect in a mobile terminal. An image effect provider applies a wrinkling effect to data upon arrival at an end of the data while the data is shifted by a specific user action. A controller controls the image effect provider... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120120110 - Apparatus and method for displaying information as background of user interface: Apparatus and method for displaying information as a background of a user interface. In order to display the information as the background of a user interface, information such as user interest information may be received from a user. Based on the received information, contents may be retrieved. Then, the background... Agent:

20120120111 - Automated image processing: Automated electronic document design systems and methods for appropriately sizing and positioning uploaded user images into predefined image areas in a product design being created in a Web environment. For an image that is not to be cropped when incorporated into the design, the image is sized to fit within... Agent: Vistaprint Technologies Limited

20120120112 - Electrical device, display method for electrical device and electrical device readable storage medium for storing thereof: An electrical device includes a display unit and a processing unit, which are electrically connected with each other. The processing unit includes an information receiving module, a weight obtaining module and a size adjusting module. The information receiving module receives physical information of a user. The weight obtaining module obtains... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20120120113 - Method and apparatus for visualizing 2d product images integrated in a real-world environment: A software application, which uses a portable device and augmented reality techniques to reconstruct a 2D image of the user's environment augmented with a 2D element representing an object or product which looks like part of the environment image.... Agent:

20120120114 - Graphical user interface in multimedia apparatus and graphic object browsing method and system thereof: A graphic object browsing method includes the steps of: providing a Graphical User Interface (GUI) on a display, in which the GUI includes a main displaying area for displaying a plurality of graphic objects; receiving a tilt signal, in which the tilt signal includes a tilt direction and a tilt... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120120115 - Map display device: A map display device according to the present invention includes: a display monitor; a map display control means for bringing up a map with an icon displayed therein at the display monitor and scrolling the map in response to a scroll instruction; an icon detecting means for detecting an icon... Agent: Clarion Co., Ltd.

20120120123 - Backlight apparatus, image display system and lighting apparatus: A backlight apparatus for illuminating a display unit, includes: light-emitting elements that are arranged at predetermined intervals; and a driving control unit configured to supply currents to the light-emitting elements so as to control driving of the light-emitting elements, wherein the light-emitting elements include a pair of a first light... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20120120119 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a first substrate and a second substrate opposite to the first substrate. The first substrate includes a plurality of color pixels and a white pixel that outputs a second white light having a same gray scale as a first white light formed by mixing light outputted... Agent:

20120120122 - Driving method for electrophoretic displays: The present invention is directed to a driving method for a display having a binary color system, which method can effectively improve the performance of an electrophoretic display. The method comprises applying a series of driving voltages to said pixel and the accumulated voltage integrated over a period of time... Agent:

20120120117 - Driving method of half-source-driving (hsd) display device: A HSD display device is adapted to receive data from a signal source and includes multiple pixel sets. Each pixel sets includes first pixel and second pixel. The first pixel is electrically coupled to a first data line and a first gate line. The second pixel is electrically coupled to... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120120127 - Image display apparatus and driving method thereof: An image display apparatus includes a display having a plurality of light emitting elements. The image display apparatus also includes a controller configured to control displaying an image on the display, wherein the controller is operable to calculate an amount of light output by the plurality of light emitting elements... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120120121 - Image display apparatus and method of driving image display apparatus: Disclosed herein is an image display apparatus including: a transmissive display panel; an illuminator configured to illuminate a rear surface of the transmissive display panel; an optical separator which includes a plurality of switchers capable of switching between a light transmitting state and a light blocking state, for separating an... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120120116 - Laser projector and method of compensating brightness of the same: A laser projector includes a drive signal generation unit for processing an input image signal to generate a laser drive signal and a scanner drive signal, a pixel position detection unit for detecting positions of pixels corresponding to a one-frame image from the generated scanner drive signal, a compensation value... Agent:

20120120125 - Lcd apparatus and method for compensating temperature: An LCD apparatus and a method for compensating an input image based on temperature are provided. The LCD apparatus receives an external temperature of the LCD apparatus and compensates the input image based on the received external temperature and a measured internal temperature. Accordingly, a user may enjoy an image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120120118 - Led devices with narrow viewing angle and an led display including same: LED devices includes a lead frame having a reflector cup with a round bottom surface and a wall surface having a variable inclination with respect to the bottom surface and defining an opening at an upper end thereof. An LED is mounted on the bottom surface of the reflector cup,... Agent:

20120120126 - Light emitting device and production system of the same: To provide a light emitting device without nonuniformity of luminance, a correcting circuit for correcting a video signal supplied to each pixel to a light emitting device. The correcting circuit is stored with data of a dispersion of a characteristic of a driving TFT among pixels and data of a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120120120 - Light source, control method for light source, and projection system having light source: A light source includes a first light emitting source (2), a second light emitting source (3), a color-adjusting apparatus (1) with light wavelength conversion material, a control unit, and a positioning apparatus provided on the color-adjusting apparatus (1). The positioning apparatus sends a positioning signal which indicates a position of... Agent: Appotronics Corporation Limited

20120120124 - Voltage adustment method and apparatus of liquid crystal display panel: A voltage adjustment method and apparatus of a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. The method comprises: acquiring initial reference voltage (RV) values of gamma voltage pairs corresponding to respective gray scales, which includes a first and a second gamma voltage; fixing the first gamma voltages, adjusting respectively the second gamma... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20120120128 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes a display panel including nxm array of pixels and which sequentially drives the pixels from pixels in a first row to pixels in an n-th row, a panel driving circuit which sequentially applies first, second, third or fourth image data to the display panel, a backlight... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120120129 - Display controller driver and method for testing the same: A display controller driver and a testing method therewith are provided. The display controller driver includes a timing control circuit, an image data memory, a data line driving circuit and a scan line driving circuit. The testing method includes controlling the scan line driving circuit by a control signal in... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20120120130 - Displayer and pixel circuit thereof: A displayer and a pixel circuit thereof are provided. The displayer comprises the pixel circuit and a driving circuit for supplying a driving voltage to the pixel circuit. The pixel circuit belongs to a two data lines and one gate line architecture and comprises two pixel electrodes at least. The... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120120131 - Edge lit led based locally dimmed display: A display has a screen which incorporates a light modulator. The screen may be a front projection screen or a rear-projection screen. The screen is illuminated with light from a light source comprising an array of controllable light-emitters. The controllable-emitters and elements of the light modulator may be controlled to... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

  
05/10/2012 > 186 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120112985 - Measuring instrument and measuring method featuring dynamic channel allocation: A measuring device including a control device, at least two ports, at least two measurement channels and at least two display devices. The control device assigns ports to the measurement channels and connects the measurement channels to these ports internally, at least logically. In this context, one display device is... Agent: Rohde & Schwarz Gmbh & Co. Kg

20120112986 - Web browser as second display control device: Systems and methods for creating and employing software to handle the playback of media, especially video, in browsers that, in addition to or instead of playing the media in the browser, may use the second display protocols to instruct a separate display device to play the media. The software can... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120112987 - Array substrate and liquid crystal display: An embodiment of the disclosed technology provides an array substrate, comprising a base substrate, and data lines and gate lines crossed with each other to define a plurality of pixel units on the base substrate, wherein each pixel unit comprises two sub-pixel units, and the data line for the pixel... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20120112989 - Display apparatus and method for making the same: A pixel has an outer region extending linearly along a boundary with an adjacent pixel and an inner region extending along the inner side of the outer region. Wiring lines are arranged across the outer region and the inner region. An outer uneven zone is formed along the outer region... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120112988 - Display device: Sub-pixels are formed in each of regions surrounded by scanning lines and video signal lines and a set of sub-pixels by the number of three define one pixel. The display area is an irregular hexagonal shape containing a display area sloping portion of a shape formed by cutting-off a corner... Agent:

20120112990 - Light bar structure and display device: A light bar structure includes a circuit board and a plurality of light emitting units. A plurality of holes is formed on the circuit board. Each light emitting unit includes a main body and a plurality of leads. The main body is disposed in one of the holes. The main... Agent:

20120112991 - Liquid crystal display device and method for controlling display of liquid crystal display device: An embodiment of a liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal panel including pixels arranged in a pixel; and a backlight that irradiates it with light. In at least one example embodiment, the pixels included in the liquid crystal panel each include picture elements different in color. The picture... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120112992 - Semiconductor circuit and display apparatus employing the same: Disclosed is a display apparatus including two scanning circuits of the same configuration and layout, arranged on either sides of the display part. As long as one of the scanning circuits is in operation, the other scanning circuit is in a state in which no output signal is output.... Agent: Nlt Technologies, Ltd

20120112993 - Display device and backlight brightness control method thereof: A display device includes a display module for displaying an image, a backlight module for providing backlight to the display module, a memory, a brightness computing module, a retrieving module, and a backlight adjusting module. The memory is used for storing a relationship between an image brightness and a backlight... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120112995 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable storage medium: A method is provided for generating a command to perform a predetermined operation. The method comprises acquiring at least a first input and a second input from among a plurality of inputs. The method further comprises determining first semantic information associated with the first input. The method also comprises determining... Agent:

20120112994 - Interaction techniques for flexible displays: The invention relates to a set of interaction techniques for obtaining input to a computer system based on methods and apparatus for detecting properties of the shape, location and orientation of flexible display surfaces, as determined through manual or gestural interactions of a user with said display surfaces. Such input... Agent:

20120112996 - Interactive pointing device: An interactive pointing device having pointing function in space and game control is provided in the present disclosure. The interactive pointing device comprises an accelerometer module, a dual-axis gyroscope device, and a micro processing unit. The accelerometer module functions as sensing the movement of the operator and generates at least... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120112997 - User interface method and apparatus for data from data cubes and pivot tables: Systems, methods, and computer readable media provide space-efficient user interfaces to data cubes and pivot table information. Because the user interfaces are more efficient in usage of display area, smaller displays can be used more effectively in reviewing such data. The user interfaces provide a multi-dimensional navigation approach among dimensions... Agent: Mellmo Inc.

20120113001 - Coordinate determination apparatus, coordinate determination method, and coordinate determination program: To switch a coordinate mode by automatically recognizing a coordinate mode more usable for a user performing a natural operation, a coordinate determination apparatus (200) according to the present invention includes: an obtain and store unit (204) which obtains coordinate information from a coordinate input device (201) and stores the... Agent:

20120113000 - Cursor control method and apparatus: A cursor control method for controlling a cursor on an image display includes: providing at least two reference points for generating light of a predetermined spectrum and defining a predetermined area; providing an image sensor pointing inside the predetermined area; receiving the light of the predetermined spectrum by the image... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20120112999 - Force feedback system including multi-tasking graphical host environment: A force feedback system provides components for use in a force feedback system including a host computer and a force feedback interface device. An architecture for a host computer allows multi-tasking application programs to interface with the force feedback device without conflicts. One embodiment of a force feedback device provides... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20120112998 - Sensor control: An apparatus includes sensors configured to sense optical information, assignment circuitry configured to assign a dominant status to one of the sensors and a nondominant status to another one of the sensors and control circuitry configured to output one or more commands based on sensed optical information and status. Various... Agent:

20120113004 - Computer readable recording medium recording image processing program and image processing apparatus: Displayed region size data indicating a size of a screen of a display device, or a size of a region in which an image of a virtual space is displayed on the screen, is obtained. Distance data indicating a distance between a user and the display device is obtained. A... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20120113003 - Display surface and control device combined therewith for a data processing system: A combined display surface and a control device for a data processing system, wherein the position of a light beam hitting the display surface is measured and the measured result is used by the data processing system as a basis for determining a cursor position on the display surface. Several... Agent: Isiqiri Interface Technologies Gmbh

20120113005 - Dual pointer management method using cooperating input sources and efficient dynamic coordinate remapping: The pointer management technology establishes a protocol and method for dual pointer management in both absolute input mode and relative input mode. The method defines a set of properties/constraints for contextual dynamic remapping between input sensor coordinates and target screen coordinates. The remapping of the left pointer (respectively the right... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120113002 - Method and apparatus for controlling an output device of a portable electronic device: According to embodiments described in the specification, a method and apparatus are provided for controlling an output device of a portable electronic device comprising a processor, a first motion sensor, a second motion sensor and an output device. The method comprises: receiving at the processor, from the first motion sensor,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120113006 - Mouse with shooting function and image pickup system: A mouse with a shooting function and an image pickup system are provided. The image pickup system includes a mouse and a computer system. A shooting program is installed in the computer system. The mouse includes an image pickup device and a supporting member. The supporting member is used for... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20120113010 - Character input device and character input program: The object of the present invention is to provide a character input device that facilities the input of an added value in inputting text including numeric values. In a character input device that adopts a predictive conversion method, a preset mathematical operation is performed when a numeric value is inputted,... Agent:

20120113007 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating soft keyboards: An electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface concurrently displays on the display an application content area and an unsplit keyboard, the unsplit keyboard being located at a bottom of the display. The device detects a first gesture on the touch-sensitive surface. In response to detecting the first... Agent:

20120113008 - On-screen keyboard with haptic effects: A computer-implemented method is described for displaying an on-screen keyboard on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device is described. The method may detect contact of a finger in a contact area of the display and monitor movement of the contact area on display in response to movement of the... Agent:

20120113009 - Wide touchpad on a portable computer: In one exemplary embodiment, a portable computer having a display assembly coupled to a base assembly to alternate between a closed position and an open position. Palm rest areas are formed by a touchpad disposed on the surface of the base assembly. In an alternative embodiment, a touchpad disposed on... Agent:

20120113011 - Ime text entry assistance: A computer-implemented user interface method is disclosed that includes displaying on a touch screen of a computing device a keyboard defined by a first character set; displaying on the touch screen an electronic canvas on which information corresponding to keys on the keyboard is displayed as a user selects the... Agent:

20120113012 - Mobile terminal: Disclosed is a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal of the present invention comprises: a front case having a keypad-accommodating portion; a rear case attachably/detachably coupled to a rear surface of the front case; an intermediate case which is interposed between the front case and the rear case and assembled to... Agent: Bluebird Soft Co., Ltd

20120113013 - Keyboard: A keyboard comprises a key module and a backlight module in which the key module comprises a light-transmissive key part and an electric circuit substrate, and the backlight module comprises a light guide plate, a reflection unit and at least one light source. The backlight module is disposed between the... Agent: Global Lighting Technology Inc.

20120113038 - Active touch system: An active touch system is provided, in which sensing electroding units in an array and two groups of intersecting control electrodes and detecting lines are disposed on a touch substrate, and the detecting lines are connected to sensing electrodings through active devices. The control electrodes are used to control on... Agent: Inferpoint Systems Limited

20120113030 - Apparatus and method for controlling terminal: An apparatus and method for controlling a terminal is provided. A terminal control apparatus may set a virtual display space in an outer circumferential portion of the terminal and map at least one file to the virtual display space. Through this, a display region of the terminal may be expanded... Agent:

20120113018 - Apparatus and method for user input for controlling displayed information: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method for proximity based input is provided, comprising: receiving information on presence of an object in close proximity to a touch screen surface, detecting a display element currently associated with the object, the display element being visualized to be... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120113035 - Detection method and detection device for detecting multiple contacts on touch panel according preliminary sensing data: A detection method for detecting a plurality of contacts on a touch panel including a plurality of first sensing axes on a first dimension and a plurality of second sensing axes on a second dimension, includes: generating a preliminary sensing data according to the contacts on the touch panel; determining... Agent:

20120113023 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating soft keyboards: A method includes, at an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface: concurrently displaying a first text entry area and an unsplit keyboard on the display; detecting a gesture on the touch-sensitive surface; and, in response to detecting the gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, replacing the unsplit keyboard... Agent:

20120113024 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating soft keyboards: A method includes, at an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface: concurrently displaying a first text entry area and an unsplit keyboard on the display; detecting a gesture on the touch-sensitive surface; and, in response to detecting the gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, replacing the unsplit keyboard... Agent:

20120113025 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating soft keyboards: A method includes, at an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface: concurrently displaying a first text entry area and an unsplit keyboard on the display; detecting a gesture on the touch-sensitive surface; and, in response to detecting the gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, replacing the unsplit keyboard... Agent:

20120113026 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating soft keyboards: A method includes, at an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface: concurrently displaying a first text entry area and an unsplit keyboard on the display; detecting a gesture on the touch-sensitive surface; and, in response to detecting the gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, replacing the unsplit keyboard... Agent:

20120113033 - Display device, display program, and display method: A display device includes a display section displaying instruction information to be instructed to users in an instruction information display region provided corresponding to the instruction information, a touch panel capturing an instruction represented by the instruction information displayed in the instruction information display region, in response to a users'... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120113022 - Electronic apparatus and method for processing input signal: An electronic apparatus and a method for processing an input signal are provided. In the present invention, a signal conversion module is provided, and the signal conversion module registers into an operating system. A raw data corresponding to an input signal is obtained from the operating system through the signal... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20120113031 - Electrophoresis display having touch screen and method for driving the touch screen: An electrophoresis display having a touch screen and a method for driving the touch screen are disclosed. The electrophoresis display includes an electrophoresis panel, an electrophoresis driving circuit, which is drives the electrophoresis panel and write an image to the electrophoresis panel, a touch screen panel mounted on the electrophoresis... Agent:

20120113027 - Liquid crystal display integrated touch screen panel: A display device includes a liquid crystal display with an integrated touch screen panel including a first substrate having a plurality of gate wires and a plurality of data wires and having a plurality of pixels. Each pixel includes a thin film transistor and a pixel electrode. The display device... Agent:

20120113029 - Method and apparatus for controlling multimedia contents in realtime fashion: The present invention discloses a method for controlling in realtime fashion multimedia contents on a second screen at a TX side from a first screen at a RX side. The method comprising: detecting at least one touch signal via the first screen, and converting the at least one touch signal... Agent: Bluespace Corporation

20120113028 - Method for detecting and locating keypress-events on touch- and vibration-sensitive flat surfaces: Systems and methods for enabling use of vibration sensors attached to the touch-sensitive surface to both detect and locate finger contact events on the surface. The invention specifically discriminates between intentional typing events and casual or unwanted contacts resulting from normal typing actions, thus allowing the user to rest their... Agent: Cleankeys Inc.

20120113037 - Method of providing menu using touchscreen and multimedia apparatus applying the same: A method of providing a menu, and a multimedia device incorporating the same. In the multimedia device, the touchscreen is controlled to be activated and a menu that is selectable through a user touch is displayed on the touchscreen, when a user manipulation is input through a manipulating unit while... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20120113036 - Mobile communication terminal and method of selecting menu and item: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal, a touch screen display configured to display a plurality of independent first objects and a controller configured to receive a selection signal indicating a touching of one of the first objects, control... Agent:

20120113015 - Multi-input gesture control for a display screen: Improved multi-input gesture control for a display screen is enabled by using a first screen input to determine control operations that result from a second screen input that is followed by a gesture. A gesture that corresponds to a path traced on a display screen may define a new screen... Agent:

20120113041 - Multi-touch input discrimination: Techniques for identifying and discriminating between different types of contacts to a multi-touch touch-screen device are described. Illustrative contact types include fingertips, thumbs, palms and cheeks. By way of example, thumb contacts may be distinguished from fingertip contacts using a patch eccentricity parameter. In addition, by non-linearly deemphasizing pixels in... Agent:

20120113039 - Multilayer and multiplexing touch sensing device: A multiple layer touch sensing device for the multiplexing of signal lines. The input device includes an electrode layer for providing a plurality of touch keys having one or more electrodes associated with each touch key. A first signal layer is connected to the electrode layer and has a plurality... Agent:

20120113019 - Portable e-reader and method of use: A dual screen portable e-reader with a touch pad may provide the ability for users to control the e-reader through voice commands or other advantageous user interface features. The portable e-reader may provide information to a user that is context sensitive. The e-reader may provide the text of an e-book... Agent:

20120113040 - Remote controller: According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a remote controller including: a first touch pad having a first input face at a surface; a second touch pad having a second input face at the surface and being physically separated by a boundary area from the first... Agent:

20120113017 - Resolving merged touch contacts: A method for resolving merged contacts detected by a multi-touch sensor includes resolving a first touch contact to a first centroid(N) for a frame(N) and resolving a second touch contact, distinct from the first touch contact, to a second centroid(N) for the frame(N). Responsive to the first touch contact and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120113034 - Tablet computer input device: A method and apparatus are provided for user input to a tablet computer. The apparatus consists of movable grips with touch sensitive regions attached to the sides of a tablet computer. Both the positions of the grips and the location of touches are used to determine the input codes sent... Agent:

20120113020 - Time-reversal-based impact-localization and haptic-feedback method for touch panels: The present invention provides a time-reversal-based impact-localization and haptic-feedback method for touch panels. Firstly, a plate model for an elastic plate and the impulse responses thereof are constructed according a plate theory. Next, a mathematical model is established according to the impulse responses and a time-reversal approach. When an impact... Agent: National Chiao Tung University

20120113021 - Touch panel device: A touch panel stackup comprises a substrate, a first conductive element having a first refractive index and forming a plurality of patterns with on or more gaps on the substrate having an address for sensing tactile signals in a first direction and a second direction, a second conductive element having... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions, Inc.

20120113014 - Touch position-sensing panel and method: A touch position-sensing panel has electrodes arranged in different directions to form capacitive nodes, where at least one electrode has a corner within the perimeter of the electrode.... Agent: Qrg Limited

20120113032 - Touch screen panel and method of fabricating the same: A touch screen panel includes: a thin film that includes an active area and a non-active area around the active area; sensing patterns in the active area on a first side of the thin film; sensing lines coupled to the sensing patterns, in the non-active area on the first side;... Agent:

20120113016 - Touch sensing device and method of driving same: The present invention, in one aspect, relates to a touch sensing device. In one embodiment, the touch sensing device includes a plurality of touch modules spatially arranged in a form of a matrix having a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns, and a plurality of GOAs configured to... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120113053 - Accelerometer module for use with a touch sensitive device: An accelerometer module for use with a touch sensor on a device, a method of detecting acceleration using a touch sensor, and a computer program product for receiving the touch sensor data and producing output representative of acceleration. The accelerometer module provides a device with a touch sensor, such as... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120113046 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel according to an exemplary embodiment includes: a transparent substrate; sensor electrode patterns including a plurality of touch sensors in the same layer, on the transparent substrate, and a plurality of sensor connectors, on the same layer as the plurality of touch sensors, the plurality of sensor... Agent:

20120113042 - Capacitive touch panel and method for producing the same: The present invention is directed to a capacitive touch panel, which primarily includes a singular substrate, a mask layer formed on a border region of the singular substrate, a capacitive sensing layer comprising a plurality of first-axis conductor assemblies and a plurality of second-axis conductor assemblies, wherein the singular substrate,... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions Inc.

20120113047 - Capacitive touch system using both self and mutual capacitance: Systems and methods for determining multiple touch events in a multi-touch sensor system are provided. The system may have a touch sensor including nodes defined by a plurality of electrodes, which may comprise a first and second set. The method may include measuring self capacitance for at least two electrodes,... Agent: Microchip Technology Incorporated

20120113044 - Multi-sensor device: A multi-sensor device includes an optical sensor portion and a capacitive sensor portion where the capacitive sensor portion borders the optical sensor portion. Various other devices, systems, methods, etc., are also disclosed.... Agent:

20120113054 - Resistive film type touch panel with pressing detection function: There is provided a resistive film type touch panel with a pressing detection function capable of detecting not only a pressed position (X, Y coordinates) of a screen, but also a Z direction (pressure) at the same time, superior in visibility, and low in cost. According to a resistive film... Agent:

20120113052 - Resistive touch panel capable of operating in multi-touch control mode and sensing-drag control mode synchronously: A resistive touch panel comprises a touch layer, a spacer layer, a sensing layer and a controller. The touch layer and sensing layer are separated by the spacer layer and respectively have a plurality of strip-like touch loops and a plurality of strip-like sensing loops arranged staggeredly up and down.... Agent:

20120113049 - Sample and hold analog front end for a capacitive touchpad: A massively parallel capacitive touchpad architecture that enables the taking of simultaneous measurements that can be used to mathematically divide out and cancel the effect of the noise in one axis by isolating the noise to only the electrodes under or near the fingers being detected by using a sample... Agent:

20120113045 - Touch controller for touch-sensing display apparatus and driving method thereof: A driving method adapted to a touch-sensing display apparatus is provided. The touch-sensing display apparatus includes a display panel and a touch panel. The driving method includes following steps. I scan signals are sequentially sent to drive the display panel to receive a plurality of data signals. M driving signals... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20120113050 - Touch display panel: A touch display panel is disclosed, which includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a touch sensing structure disposed on the first substrate, an organic light emitting diode (OLED) pixel array, and a sealant sealing the OLED pixel array between the first substrate and the second substrate. The OLED pixel... Agent: Dongguan Masstop Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.

20120113043 - Touch panel stackup: A touch panel stackup comprises a substrate having a substantially transparent first region and a substantially opaque second region, a sensing electrode detecting a tactile signal, a conductive circuit electrically coupled with the sensing electrode, and a masking element configured on the second region of the substrate, wherein the sensing... Agent: Tpk Touch Solutions Inc.

20120113048 - Touch screen panel in resistive type: A resistive touch screen panel includes: a first substrate having a first side; a second substrate opposing the first substrate, the second substrate having a first side facing the first side of the first substrate; a plurality of detecting electrodes arranged in a first direction on the first side of... Agent:

20120113051 - Touch- or proximity -sensitive interface: The invention relates to a device, comprising a touch- or proximity-sensitive interface, the interface comprising a sensor electrode arrangement configured to receive one or more body-coupled communication signals via a user part touching or approaching the interface, and a detector configured to detect a position of the user part based... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120113057 - Coordinate input apparatus, control method therefor and program: A coordinate input apparatus includes retroreflecting units at two opposite sides of a rectangular-shaped coordinate input effective region, and a plurality of sensor units provided at the two sides. Each of the sensor units includes a light receiving unit for receiving light that reaches the light receiving unit, a light... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120113062 - Display with an optical sensor: A display system can include a panel 110 and a three dimensional optical sensor. The three dimensional optical sensor 115 can be to determine depth of an object located in the field of view of the three dimensional optical sensor. A transparent layer 105 can be in front of the... Agent:

20120113058 - Information device: Problems exist in areas such as image visibility, endurance of the device, precision, miniaturization, and electric power consumption in an information device having a conventional resistive film method or optical method pen input function. Both EL elements and photoelectric conversion elements are arranged in each pixel of a display device... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120113061 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a position detection unit for detecting positions of a plurality of operating tools pressing a screen, a pressure intensity detection unit for detecting pressure intensity of each of the operating tools, a storage unit having recorded thereon predetermined relative information indicating a relative... Agent:

20120113056 - Input device, input method, and computer readable storage device: An input device, method and computer program storage device cooperate to assist in controlling an input device. In the device, a detector detects a presence of an object that is within a first predetermined distance of a detection surface. The detector also detects when the object is within a second... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120113055 - Sensing device having photo sensing element alternately operated in different biased states and related touch-controlled display device: The present invention provides a sensing device and a display device utilizing the sensing device. A photo sensing element of the sensing device is alternatively operated in a biased state and a reverse-biased state to prevent the stress issue. Furthermore, the sensing device improves the S/N ratio by generating an... Agent:

20120113060 - Sensor circuit and display apparatus: A sensor circuit or a display apparatus from which a highly accurate sensor output can be obtained includes a photodiode (photodetecting element); a capacitor connected to the photodiode via an accumulation node; a reset signal line to which a reset signal is supplied; a readout signal line to which a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120113059 - Signal processing device and electronic device: A signal processing device that can reduce the number of signal lines for outputting sensor signals includes a sensor interface unit that acquires, from a photosensor having multiple pixels, data of the pixels; a coordinate processing unit that generates position data indicating a detected position of a detection target from... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120113063 - Touch panel and a manufacturing method the same: Disclosed herein are a touch panel and a method of manufacturing the same. The touch panel 100 according to the present invention includes a transparent substrate 110; a discoloring layer 120 formed on one surface of the transparent substrate 110; and a transparent electrode 130 formed on the discoloring layer... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120113064 - Downsampling data for crosstalk compensation: A touch sensitive device having circuitry to compensate for crosstalk from the device display to the device touch sensor panel is disclosed. The crosstalk compensation circuitry can include a downsampler and a crosstalk compensator. The downsampler can downsample a display image to a manageable size for transmission and processing and... Agent:

20120113065 - Stylus input device: A stylus input device includes a grip, a surface-contacting member, a pivot joint, and first and second sensor modules. The pivot joint is disposed to connect the grip to the surface-contacting member and permit tilting of the grip relative to a working surface when the surface-contacting member is in intimate... Agent: Uc-logic Technology Corp.

20120113066 - Optical pen: The optical pen includes a transparent head, an optical source, an optical sensor, a first optical fiber module, a second bundled optical fiber, and a microcontroller. The first optical fiber module includes at least two first bundled optical fibers. Opposite ends of each first bundled optical fiber are respectively adjacent... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120113072 - Display device: A display device having a display element is configured such that the extending directions of electrodes are made different from each other among upper, lower, left and right pixels.... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120113069 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device and method of driving the same. In present embodiments, dummy pixel columns are included in a panel in stripe pixel arrangement, and stripe driving or delta driving is selectively performed to display data according to the type of data to be displayed.... Agent:

20120113070 - Gate driver circuit and arrangement method of the same: An arrangement method, applied to a plurality of gate driver modules coupled in series and arranged on two sides of a panel, includes steps of: placing a first gate driver module on a first side of the panel; placing a gate driver set on a second side of the panel;... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120113071 - Input device, coordinates detection method, and program: An input device includes an input operation surface which includes a display region, a display element which displays an operation screen, where an operation region is included in at least a portion thereof, in the display region, a sensor section which has a plurality of electrodes which are individually driven... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120113068 - Lcd driving circuit and related driving method: An LCD device is configured to drive a plurality of shift register units using two clock signals having different driving abilities. Each shift register unit may thus generate a stronger signal for triggering a next-stage shift register unit, thereby improving cold-start. When the LCD device has been activated over a... Agent:

20120113067 - Lcd panel and a driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display panel includes at least one pixel units. Each pixel unit includes a first storage capacitor electrically connected to a first transistor, a second storage capacitor electrically connected to a second transistor, and a charge-sharing capacitor having two ends electrically connected to the second storage capacitor and... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120113073 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus is disclosed. The display includes a display panel, a signal transmitter, and a driving chip. The signal transmitter is electrically connected with the display panel at a first bonding region of the display panel and receives an input signal from the outside. Further, the driving chip is... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120113074 - Illuminance sensor and display device including same: Disclosed are an illuminance sensor which has a spectral-response characteristic approximate to the spectral luminous efficacy and which has a low circuit complexity, and a display device including the illuminance sensor. The illuminance sensor includes (i) a current output circuit which, with use of a bitstream signal of a first... Agent:

20120113075 - Display device and method for driving display device: An embodiment of the present invention provides a display device which prevents effective voltages applied to liquid crystal from differing between positive and negative polarities, even when a generation timing of a timing signal is shifted. In at least one example embodiment, a driving signal has an electric potential waveform... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120113076 - Electro-optical apparatus and electronics device: Pairs of a TFT and a pixel electrode, the number of which is (m×n), are provided. The TFT has a gate electrode connected to a scanning line, a source electrode connected to a data line, and a drain electrode connected to the pixel electrode. The pixel electrodes are arrayed in... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120113079 - Display apparatus: Provided is a display apparatus including an image processing module and a display main body, wherein the image processing module includes: an image signal processor processing an image signal; a module terminal transmitting the processed image signal in a wired manner; and a module wireless communication unit transmitting wirelessly the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120113081 - Driving method for bistable display: A driving method for a bistable display device includes setting a first duration and a second duration according to a frame period; applying a first voltage to a light valve layer in the first duration according to display data, so as to transform the light valve layer from a first... Agent:

20120113082 - Electrophoresis display appparatus and power control method thereof: An electrophoresis display apparatus is provided comprising a display panel comprising data lines and gate lines crossing the data lines, a data driving circuit generating data voltages selected among a positive voltage, a negative voltage, and a ground voltage during an image update period and supplying the data voltages to... Agent:

20120113078 - Methods of driving active display device: A method of driving an active display device. The method including recovering a threshold voltage of a switching transistor connected to a pixel. The recovering including applying a negative bias voltage to the switching transistor prior to charging each pixel during a charging period. The negative bias voltage is applied... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120113077 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel may include an organic light emitting diode (OLED) with a cathode electrode coupled to a second power source, a first transistor with a first electrode coupled to a data line, with a second electrode coupled to a first node, the first transistor being turned on when a scan... Agent:

20120113080 - Thin-film transistor liquid-crystal display with variable frame frequency: An active matrix includes an array of pixels individually addressable over a first frame-frequency range and over a second, higher frame-frequency range. The active matrix also includes, for each pixel of the array, a charging circuit through which that pixel is addressed. Each charging circuit includes an adjustable storage capacitance... Agent: Scanvue Technologies, LLC

20120113087 - Current-driven-pixel circuits and related methods: Pixel circuits (100, 300) and related methods are provided. In this regard, a representative pixel circuit includes: a data line (104, 304) operative to carry a data signal; a select line (106, 306) operative to carry a select signal; a first thin film transistor (TFT) (T1, T1A) conductively coupled to... Agent:

20120113085 - Display device using capacitor coupled light emission control transistors: In order to efficiently execute threshold value compensation for a driving transistor, a coupling capacitor (6) has one end connected to a data line (8). Another end of the coupling capacitor (6) is connected to a selection transistor (3) and one end of a reset transistor (4). A control terminal... Agent: Global Oled Technology LLC

20120113084 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method of the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and a driving method thereof are disclosed. According to some aspects the liquid crystal display (LCD) includes: a display unit including a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, a gate line respectively connected to the plurality of pixel rows, and a data line respectively... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120113086 - Method for driving display device: A method for driving a display device in which characteristics of a transistor including an oxide semiconductor can approximately be recovered to characteristics before deterioration is provided. In the method for driving the display device, by which images are displayed with the use of a plurality of frame periods, the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120113083 - Method of driving display device: A method of driving a display device by using a pixel voltage corresponding to a difference between a common voltage and a data voltage comprises: operations of charging the pixel voltage by the common voltage and the data voltage having opposite polarities; and discharging the pixel voltage in a period... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120113088 - Shift register, gate driving device and data line driving device for liquid crystal display: A shift register increases a number of thin film transistors for lowering drive and a manner of alternatively applying clock signals every other frame, lowers duty cycle of the thin film transistors for lowering drive, and effectively prevents a biasing effect by the thin film transistors for lowering drive, thereby... Agent: Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120113089 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes: a liquid crystal panel including a plurality of pixels; a data driver applying a data voltage to a plurality of data lines connected to the plurality of pixels; a scan driver applying a scan voltage to a plurality of scan lines connected to the... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120113090 - Matrix display device and method of driving the same: In a plurality of source drivers, a unit start pulse inputted/outputted to/from the source drivers is cascaded between an ante-stage source driver and a post-stage source driver, a horizontal start pulse outputted from a timing controller is inputted to a first-stage source driver, and the duty ratio of a vertical... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120113091 - Remote graphics: A system that allows graphics to be displayed on a local device via a communication channel connected to a remote computing device.... Agent:

20120113102 - 3d-image control apparatus and method: According to an aspect of the present invention, an apparatus which enables viewing of a 3D image, by controlling an impulse-type image to alternately display a left-eye image and a right-eye image in a time-division manner, and by alternately opening/closing a left shutter and a right shutter of shutter eyeglasses... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120113103 - Apparatus and method for executing 3d application program using remote rendering: An apparatus for executing a three-dimensional (3D) application program using remote rendering, the apparatus includes: a client apparatus for requesting execution of software and receiving rendering information generated from the execution of software to process the same; and a server apparatus for executing the software by the request from the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120113092 - Automatic variable virtual focus for augmented reality displays: The technology provides an augmented reality display system for displaying a virtual object to be in focus when viewed by a user. In one embodiment, the focal region of the user is tracked, and a virtual object within the user focal region is displayed to appear in the focal region.... Agent:

20120113097 - Display apparatus and method: A display apparatus that may generate a high density light field image is provided. The display apparatus may identify an eye position of a user and set a virtual viewing window around the eye of the user. The display apparatus may generate a directional light corresponding to the viewing window... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120113115 - Identification of 3d format and graphics rendering on 3d displays: In one embodiment, a 3D display has an image processor including an overlay detector connected to a display controller. The image processor receives a 3D-compatible image stream from a 2D legacy device that may superimpose overlays, e.g., a 2D captions, over 3D-compatible images. The overlay detector automatically determines whether a... Agent: Home Box Office, Inc.

20120113100 - Image display apparatus: In the display panel (2) of an image display apparatus, a left-eye pixel (4L) and a right-eye pixel (4R) constitute a display unit (4) and have a nearly trapezoidal shape. A sub-pixel has a nearly trapezoidal aperture having upper and lower bases nearly parallel to the X-axis and two oblique... Agent: Nlt Technologies, Ltd

20120113099 - Image display apparatus and method for operating the same: An image display apparatus and a method for operating the same are disclosed. The method for operating an image display apparatus includes receiving a three-dimensional (3D) image, calculating an Average Picture Level (APL) of the 3D image, and changing of a depth of the 3D image according to the calculated... Agent:

20120113107 - Image display device and driving method for thereof: Disclosed are an image display device and a driving method thereof. The image display device separates left-eye image data and right-eye image data from an input image signal, analyzes the left-eye image data and right-eye image data to acquire brightness of a left-eye image and brightness of a right-eye image,... Agent:

20120113094 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product thereof: According to an embodiment, an image processing apparatus creates a depth map representing distribution of depths of pixels in an image. The apparatus includes an area detecting unit configured to detect an area of a vertical object included in an image; a base depth adding unit configured to add a... Agent:

20120113096 - Medical 3d visualization: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for use in displaying a three-dimensional (3D) image representation of one or more three dimensional surface structures. More specifically, the present invention provides a method and apparatus by which data corresponding to one or more three dimensional object surfaces may be... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120113106 - Method and apparatus for generating face avatar: A face avatar generating apparatus includes: a face feature information extraction unit for receiving a face photo and extracting face feature information from the face photo and a two-dimensional (2D) avatar generation unit for selecting at least one region from the face photo based on the face feature information, and... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120113109 - Method and apparatus for searching for image data: A method and apparatus are provided for searching for image data by generating a search query including depth information of an image in order to search for the image data; and searching for image data by comparing the depth information included in the search query with depth information of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120113114 - Method and device for generating perspective image: A method and device for generating a perspective image are provided, which are related to multimedia technology. The method comprises the following steps: acquiring the length, height and vanishing point of a required perspective image and the length and height of an original image; for each pixel point (x′, y′)... Agent: Hisense Mobile Communications Technology Co., Ltd

20120113110 - Method and device for reconstructing torrent content metadata: The present invention relates to a method for generating a 3 Dimensional model of a certain object. This method first includes the step of determining an object depth representation of the object and the step of generating a texture of the object. Subsequently, a 3-Dimensional model is generated by applying... Agent:

20120113098 - Method and system for rapidly vectorizing image by gradient meshes based on parameterization: The present invention discloses a method for rapidly vectorizing an image by gradient meshes based on parameterization, which comprises the following steps: determining an image region to be vectorized (S1); converting the image region into a mesh representation (S2); mapping the meshes to a planar rectangular region by parameterizing the... Agent:

20120113113 - Method of processing data for 3d images and audio/video system: A method of processing 3-dimensional (3D) images and an audio/video (A/V) system are disclosed herein. The A/V system includes a source device providing one of a 2D image signal and a 3D image signal through a digital interface, and a sink device processing and displaying one of the 2D image... Agent:

20120113105 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling 3d image therein: A mobile terminal includes a memory configured to store at least one 2-dimensional (2D) image and at least one 3-dimensional (3D) image. A display unit is configured to display the images. A controller is configured to control the display unit to display a list including the at least one 2D... Agent:

20120113095 - Mobile terminal, method for controlling mobile terminal, and method for displaying image of mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a display unit configured to display at least a 2D (two-dimensional) object and a 3D (three-dimensional) object; and a controller configured to control the display unit to display the 2D object and... Agent:

20120113093 - Modification of perceived depth by stereo image synthesis: A method for modifying a pair of stereoscopic images for presentation on a display includes receiving the pair of stereoscopic images. Modifying different regions of at least one image of the pair of stereoscopic images in a manner such that the disparity of the different regions is changed. The modifying... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20120113112 - Systems and methods for providing multi-directional visual browsing: Systems and methods for multi-directional visual browsing on an electronic device are described. In example embodiments, a primary result and a peripheral result are determined. A display layout based on attributes associated with the primary result and the peripheral result is generated. The display layout is then formatted into instructions,... Agent:

20120113104 - Table type interactive 3d system: A table type 3D video display device and a table type interactive user interface are disclosed. More particularly, a method for providing services such as games, education, shopping, virtual experience, or the like, of a 3D type is disclosed. The interactive 3D system of the present invention includes a table... Agent: Korea Electronics Technology Institute

20120113101 - Three-dimensional image display apparatus, method and program: According to one embodiment, a three-dimensional image display apparatus includes a display unit and a generating unit. The display unit includes a two-dimensional image display device includes a display surface with a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, and a plurality of light ray control elements provided on the... Agent:

20120113111 - Ultrasonic diagnosis system and image data display control program: An ultrasonic diagnosis system that generates virtual endoscopic image data on a lumen of an organ of an object based on volume data acquired by three-dimensional scanning of the object, includes: a unit that sets a three-dimensional region of interest for the volume data; a unit that sets a center... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120113108 - Ultrasound image processing to render three-dimensional images from two-dimensional images: Methods for processing two-dimensional ultrasound images from an intracardiac ultrasound imaging catheter provide improved image quality and enable generating three-dimensional composite images of the heart. Two-dimensional ultrasound images are obtained and stored in conjunction with correlating information, such as time or an electrocardiogram. Images related to particular conditions or configurations... Agent: St. Jude Medical, Atrial Fibrillation Division, Inc.

20120113117 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product thereof: According to an embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a detecting unit configured to detect at least one object included in an image; a selecting unit configured to select a depth model to be a base of information about depth of the object in accordance with a property of the... Agent:

20120113116 - Method and apparatus for preparing image representative data: A method for processing a digital mesh representing a three-dimensional subject is described. The method comprises utilizing smoothed splines to identify inflection points on the mesh for further processing.... Agent: Cranial Technologies, Inc.

20120113118 - Systems and methods for providing intermediate targets in a graphics system: Utilizing intermediate target(s) in connection with computer graphics in a computer system is provided. In various embodiments, intermediate memory buffers in video memory are provided and utilized to allow serialized programs from graphics APIs to support algorithms that exceed the instruction limits of procedural shaders for single programs. The intermediate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120113119 - Super resolution infrared imaging system: A method for super resolution enhancement of infrared imaging data employing an image array having simultaneous, high speed, randomly addressable windows of pixels for small regions of interest (ROI) within a large imaging sensor field of view. Data is retrieved from the ROI window pixels at an increased data rate... Agent: Nova Research, Inc.

20120113121 - Aligning and summarizing different photo streams: A method for organizing individual collections of images or videos captured for the same event by different cameras into a master collection, wherein each individual collection forms a media stream in chronological order, includes using a processor to provide the following steps: extracting image features for each image or video... Agent:

20120113120 - Method and apparatus for generating a visual representation of information: An apparatus, comprising computer program code configured to cause the apparatus to perform at least generating a first visual representation comprising a visual representation of a tag arrangement based at least in part on a first time period, receiving indication of an input associated with a selectable time period associated... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120113122 - Sound field visualization system: A sound field visualization system includes a sound field display unit, a trigger signal generation section, and a control section. The sound field display unit includes a plurality of sound pressure display sections. Each sound pressure display section includes a sound pressure signal generation portion, a sampling portion, and a... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120113123 - Method, system and apparatus for processing content data at a computing device: A method and apparatus for processing content data at a computing device is provided. Icon data associated with an application is rendered at a display device, thereby providing rendered icon data at the display device, the icon data and the application stored at a memory. Content data associated with the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120113124 - Adaptive grand tour: A system and method of generating a dynamic visualization of a multi-dimensional dataset of data-points are disclosed. The method is an adaptation of the Grand Tour approach, but instead of using all possible projections comprising at least one data point, some of which may not be useful, the method includes... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20120113125 - Constraint systems and methods for manipulating non-hierarchical objects: Methods and apparatus for animating images using bidirectional constraints are described.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120113126 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating soft keyboards: A method includes, at an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface: concurrently displaying a first text entry area and an unsplit keyboard on the display; detecting a gesture on the touch-sensitive surface; and, in response to detecting the gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, replacing the unsplit keyboard... Agent:

20120113127 - Using smart objects in a virtual universe to conserve computing resources: Described herein are some embodiments that use smart objects in a virtual universe to conserve computing resources. Some embodiments describe a first object that detects an indication to reduce resource usage of a computing resource that supports a virtual universe. Some embodiments further describe reducing, based on detection of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120113128 - Computing apparatus and method using x-y stack memory: A computing apparatus is provided. The computing apparatus includes a memory unit configured to have an address space defined as a multidimensional space having at least two axes, and a memory access unit configured to include a first pointer register storing a first pointer pointing to a row corresponding to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120113129 - Apparatus and method for generating realistic pose including texture: Provided is a realistic pose generating apparatus that may render an input pose by deforming a basic shape to a shape of the input pose based on a displacement value of a shape corresponding to a difference between a shape interpolation function with respect to the input pose and the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120113130 - Zone-based tone mapping: A method of tone mapping high dynamic range images for display on low dynamic range displays wherein a high dynamic range image is first accessed. The high dynamic range image is segmented into different regions such that each region is represented by a matrix, where each element of the matrix... Agent:

20120113131 - Method and apparatus for generating a sequence of a plurality of images: A method of generating a sequence of a plurality of images to be displayed with ambient lighting, the method comprising the steps of: extracting 201 at least one feature of each of a plurality of images; selecting 203 ambient lighting to be displayed with each of said plurality of images... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120113132 - Devices and methods for providing an enhanced monochromatic display: A method for grayscale display of a desired output shade comprises transmitting an enhanced grayscale input signal for the desired output shade to an enhanced grayscale engine. The input signal including a plurality of shade bits and a plurality of select bits. The method further comprises decoding the plurality of... Agent: Armstel Holding, LLC

20120113137 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program for implementing the method, and storage medium storing the program: An image processing apparatus which makes it possible to automatically defining a processing area in which image processing is to be performed according to the type of image processing, to thereby improve user friendliness. A starting point and an ending point are designated on an image displayed on a display,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120113135 - Information processing device and information processing method: A processing device, server, and method are provided. According to some illustrative embodiments, the device and method are implemented by detecting a face region of an image, setting at least one action region according to the position of the face region, comparing image data corresponding to the at least one... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120113134 - Providing a proxy step in a model of an automation system: The present disclosure describes the insertion of proxy steps in a model of on automation system. A location is identified to insert the proxy step. The proxy step is inserted at the location. In one aspect an icon is displayed where a proxy step may be inserted, in which case... Agent:

20120113136 - System and method for automatic detection of utran topology: System and method for automatically detecting nodes, components and interfaces in a network. A preferred embodiment comprises detecting nodes in a network, wherein the nodes are coupled to a network controller, comprises identifying ports for the network controller, capturing messages received by the network controller at the ports, parsing the... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.

20120113133 - System, device, and method for multiplying multi-dimensional data arrays: A system, processor, and method for multiplying multi-dimensional data, for example, matrices, stored in vector memories. Each data element in a vector memory representing a sequential single element in a row of a left operand data array may be multiplied with a respective vector in a vector memory representing a... Agent:

20120113138 - Method and apparatus for annotating point of interest information: An approach is provided for annotating point of interest information to structures. One or more representations of at least one structure are determined. One or more partitions of the at least one structure is determined based, at least in part, on one or more features of the one or more... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120113139 - Method for playing dynamic english graphics of english sentences for speed reading: The present invention relates to the dynamic graphics basic principles of merge, piping, and moving which are suggested by Universal Grammar and to recompose the dynamic graphics on a display screen. The present invention is characterized in that a computer recognizes inputted English sentences, divides the inputted English sentences into... Agent:

20120113142 - Augmented reality interface for video: A system, method, and computer program product for automatically combining computer-generated imagery with real-world imagery in a portable electronic device by retrieving, manipulating, and sharing relevant stored videos, preferably in real time. A video is captured with a hand-held device and stored. Metadata including the camera's physical location and orientation... Agent:

20120113145 - Augmented reality surveillance and rescue system: A system, method, and computer program product for automatically combining computer-generated imagery with real-world imagery in a portable electronic device by retrieving, manipulating, and sharing relevant stored videos, preferably in real time. A video is captured with a hand-held device and stored. Metadata including the camera's physical location and orientation... Agent:

20120113143 - Augmented reality system for position identification: A system, method, and computer program product for automatically combining computer-generated imagery with real-world imagery in a portable electronic device by retrieving, manipulating, and sharing relevant stored videos, preferably in real time. A video is captured with a hand-held device and stored. Metadata including the camera's physical location and orientation... Agent:

20120113144 - Augmented reality virtual guide system: A system, method, and computer program product for automatically combining computer-generated imagery with real-world imagery in a portable electronic device by retrieving, manipulating, and sharing relevant stored videos, preferably in real time. A video is captured with a hand-held device and stored. Metadata including the camera's physical location and orientation... Agent:

20120113140 - Augmented reality with direct user interaction: Augmented reality with direct user interaction is described. In one example, an augmented reality system comprises a user-interaction region, a camera that captures images of an object in the user-interaction region, and a partially transparent display device which combines a virtual environment with a view of the user-interaction region, so... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120113141 - Techniques to visualize products using augmented reality: Techniques to visual products using augmented reality are described. An apparatus may comprise an augmentation system having a pattern detector component operative to receive an image with a first virtual object representing a first real object, and determine a location parameter and a scale parameter for a second virtual object... Agent: Cbs Interactive Inc.

20120113146 - Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to combine segmentations of medical diagnostic images: Example methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to combine segmentations of medical diagnostic images are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes presenting a user interface displaying a first segmentation of a first diagnostic image together with a second segmentation of a second diagnostic image, identifying one or more regions defined... Agent:

20120113147 - Method of operating a device: A method of operating a device comprises defining a plurality of selectable menu options, causing the device to display an arrangement of a subset of the selectable menu options and causing the device to rotate the arrangement such that one or more of the plurality of selectable menu options forming... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120113149 - Display apparatus, information processing apparatus, image display system, display apparatus control method and information processing apparatus control method: A display apparatus which displays image data sent from a plurality of information processing apparatuses via a communication line determines which of (1) image data sent from the same information processing apparatus and (2) image data sent from different information processing apparatuses are a plurality of received image data. Depending... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20120113148 - Dynamic image result stitching: Methods and systems for compiling image results into compilation images so that multiple image results may be downloaded via a single browser-download connection are provided. An image search request is received and a plurality of image results that satisfy the image search request are determined. At least a portion of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120113150 - Multimedia communication apparatus and processing method for group media communication: A multimedia communication apparatus for group media communication includes an encoding unit for receiving source data from an input device, capturing and compressing the source data at a specific display resolution, and sending the compressed data via network communication. Further, the multimedia communication apparatus for the group media communication includes... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120113151 - Display apparatus and display method: A position specification accepting section accepts a position specification on a display screen of a display section, and a display position accepting section accepts from a user a specification of a display position of an instruction acceptance image for accepting an instruction concerning to display of an image via the... Agent:

20120113155 - Backlight module and display apparatus: The present invention provides a backlight module and a display apparatus. The backlight module comprises at least two light sources; a plurality of light guide units corresponding to the light sources and disposed at one side thereof; and at least one reflective layer formed between the two adjacent light sources,... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120113154 - Column inversion techniques for improved transmittance: Present techniques involve methods and systems of inversion patterns for pixels in a display. Inversion techniques involve driving image signals having a first polarity to data lines of a pixel matrix during a first time period and driving image signals having an opposite polarity to the data lines during a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120113152 - Device for displaying images comprising two modulation stages: By the modulation of chrominance which is added to the modulation of luminance for the backlighting elements of the rear panel, the device according to the invention makes it possible to display the images with even more contrast and better quality. A specific control mode makes it possible to avoid... Agent:

20120113156 - Display device and driving method thereof: A method for driving a display device includes cumulatively applying a reset pulse of a predetermined level to a first electrode and applying a common voltage to a second electrode opposed to the first electrode to form an initial state of a plurality of cholesteric liquid crystal capsules included in... Agent:

20120113160 - Display device with imaging function and method for driving the same: To achieve desired display on a display surface and accurate image capture in a display device with an imaging function. A light source for display (a first light-emitting element) and a light source for image capture (a second light-emitting element) that does not adversely affect display when it is on... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120113163 - Display integrated circuit chip: A display IC chip includes a plurality of sides, a plurality of output terminals, two first color short-circuit lines, one second color short-circuit line, one third color short-circuit line, and conductive wires. The two first color short-circuit lines are parallel disposed in the IC chip and coupled to a first... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120113166 - Display method and display device: A display method of an embodiment (i) determines a suitable length of an off period of an LED in accordance with a gray scale transition time, i.e., a time during which a transmittance of a liquid crystal is being changed, and (ii) turns off a light source for the determined... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120113157 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method of the same: Embodiments relate to a liquid crystal display (LCD) and a driving method thereof, a driving method of a liquid crystal display (LCD) including a liquid crystal layer having a hysteresis characteristic according to a plurality of voltage curves for a liquid crystal applying voltage versus transmittance includes: applying a reset... Agent:

20120113164 - Liquid crystal display device and method for controlling display of liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal data calculation section forms, on the basis of input image data, liquid crystal data to display an image on a liquid crystal panel. In at least one example embodiment, an LED data calculation section forms, on the basis of the input image data, LED data for adjusting... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120113153 - Methods of zero-d dimming and reducing perceived image crosstalk in a multiview display: Methods of implementing zero-D dimming and reducing perceived image crosstalk in a multiview display. One method includes providing an image stream to a display. The image stream includes a temporal sequence of images where at least a first image view and then a second image view are displayed on the... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120113165 - Plasma display device and drive method for a plasma display panel: A stable address discharge is caused by preventing an increase in the scan pulse voltage (amplitude) necessary for causing a stable address discharge, and thereby achieves high image display quality. For this purpose, the following operations are performed. The image display area of a plasma display panel is divided into... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120113167 - Reduced power displays: A backlight for a display comprises a plurality of independently controllable groups of light emitters. The brightness levels of the groups of light emitters are controllable by pulse width modulation (PWM) signals generated by PWM driving circuits. The phases of PWM signals to different groups of light emitters are configured... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120113159 - Stereoscopic display apparatus and display method for stereoscopic display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a display section that is driven to perform line sequential scanning and display a plurality of different viewpoint video images; a backlight that includes a plurality of sub-light emitting areas separated in the line sequential scanning direction; a light barrier that has a plurality of open/close... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120113161 - Stereoscopic image display and power control method thereof: The present invention relates to a stereoscopic image display and a power control method thereof, including a timing controller which varies a driving circuit supply voltage between a first voltage and a third voltage in a 3D mode for displaying a 3D image on a display panel by controlling a... Agent:

20120113158 - Surface light source device, liquid crystal display device and optical member: A surface light source device has a light emitting surface and includes a light guide plate 30 having a light exit surface and a pair of light entrance surfaces 33, 34. When the angular distribution of luminance in a plane parallel to a first direction is measured on the light... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20120113162 - Wide color gamut displays: A display has a modulator illuminated by a illuminator comprising an array of light sources. The array includes light sources of a plurality of colors. The light sources of different colors are individually controllable. Within each color, the light sources that illuminate different areas on the modulator are individually controllable.... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20120113169 - Method for displaying stereoscopic image and display apparatus for performing the same: A method of displaying a stereoscopic image includes outputting a left-eye image to a first and a second display block of a display panel during an N-th frame. Light is provided to the first display block during a first period of the N-th frame and light is provided to the... Agent:

20120113168 - Stereoscopic image display device and driving method thereof: A stereoscopic image display device includes a scan driver, a data driver, a light emission control driver, a display unit including a plurality of pixels, and a controller controlling the scan driver, the data driver, and the light emission control driver. The controller generates image data signals corresponding to a... Agent:

20120113170 - Display device, display system, display method, and program: Provided is a display device including an HDMI transmission section which receives image information and control information from an STB, a display which displays the image information received from the STB on at least a part of a display area, and a CPU which, based on the control information received... Agent: Sony Corporation

  
05/03/2012 > 213 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20120105307 - Intelligent video graphics switcher: Methods and apparatus are provided for efficiently and intelligently communicating characteristic information in video graphics switcher environments. An intelligent video graphics switcher obtains display device characteristic information associated with multiple display devices and maintains updated characteristic information. When an event such as a connection/disconnection or switching event occurs between the... Agent: Rgb Spectrum

20120105306 - Transparent display assembly: In embodiments of a transparent display assembly, a display device includes a display panel system that is located between a first display surface and a second display surface, and the display panel system displays an image. The image is viewable through the first display surface and through the second display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120105309 - Information sharing system, information sharing method, terminal device and program: [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] A plurality of terminal devices used by the members performing PoC communications are included, and at least one of the screens partitioned and displayed by a screen dual-partitioning device 22 on a specific terminal device is shared with other terminal devices used by members performing PoC... Agent:

20120105308 - Spherical display device: A spherical display device includes a frame, a plurality of first display units and a plurality of second display units fixed on the frame. The first display panel units and the second display panel units being joined together and electrically connected to each other to cooperatively form a spherical structure... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120105310 - Dynamic foveal vision display: A head mounted display system with at least one retinal display unit having a curved reflector positioned in front of one eye or both eyes of a wearer. The unit includes a first set of three modulated visible-light lasers co-aligned and adapted to provide a laser beam with selectable color... Agent: Trex Enterprises Corporation

20120105311 - Display device: A display device comprises a substrate which carries an array of pixels. Each pixel comprises an array of apertures in the substrate, each aperture of the array having a maximum opening dimension less than the wavelength of the light to be transmitted through the aperture. The effective dielectric constant of... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20120105316 - Display apparatus: The display apparatus has a displaying unit which displays an image, a first specifying unit which specifies direction of the person in the image captured by a plurality of imaging apparatuses arranged on different positions; a second specifying unit which specifies one of the plurality of imaging apparatuses for capturing... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120105314 - Method and system for inputting information using ultrasonic signals: Provided are an information input system and an information input method using an ultrasonic signal. In the information input system or method, a signal generation apparatus for generating a reference signal and an ultrasonic signal or an information input apparatus for generating a reference signal receives a reference signal and... Agent: Penandfree Co., Ltd.

20120105317 - Mobile electronic device: According to an aspect, a mobile electronic includes a first display unit, a second display unit, an input unit, and a control unit. The first display unit displays a first image. The second display unit displays a second image. To the input unit, an instruction is input. The control unit... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120105313 - Projection device having display control function and method thereof: A projection device having a display control function is provided. The projection device includes a document unit, a display unit, a lens module and a sensor unit. The sense unit senses distance and direction of movement of the projection device. The document unit scrolls through content of an opened document... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120105312 - User input device: A user input device is described. In an embodiment the user input device is hand held and comprises a sensing strip to detect one-dimensional motion of a user's finger or thumb along the sensing strip and to detect position of a user's finger or thumb on the sensing strip. In... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120105315 - Virtual controller for visual displays: Virtual controllers for visual displays are described. In one implementation, a camera captures an image of hands against a background. The image is segmented into hand areas and background areas. Various hand and finger gestures isolate parts of the background into independent areas, which are then assigned control parameters for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120105319 - Device for input of signs, comprising a base zone and at least two peripheral zones, process and program thereof: The present disclosure relates to device for inputting at least one sign, including means for moving a cursor/pointer implemented by a user in an input space, and means for interpreting said movements in order to associate sets of movements with corresponding signs, wherein the input space comprises a base zone... Agent:

20120105318 - Display system for controlling a selector symbol within an image: A display system for controlling a selector symbol within an image includes, but is not limited to, a display screen that is configured to detect a touch of an operator on a surface of the display screen and that is further configured to display a three-dimensional image. The display system... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20120105322 - Drawing device and drawing method: A drawing device includes a pointer control section detecting each of operations performed by using a first pointer and a second pointer in a drawing region; a first generating section generating first drawing data that corresponds to a first drawing function specified for the first pointer and an operation performed... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20120105324 - Finger motion virtual object indicator with dual image sensor for electronic device: The virtual object indicator having dual image sensors for an electronic device comprises a housing to receive component therein. A user finger motion detecting device having the dual image sensors is attached on an upper surface of the housing for detection the motion of user finger. A controller is received... Agent:

20120105320 - Image signal processing apparatus and method of controlling the same: According to one embodiment, an image signal processing apparatus includes a connecting module, a controller and a display controller. The connecting module is configured to be capable of being connected with a pointer operating device. The controller is configured to be controlled in a state of performing pointer operation with... Agent:

20120105323 - Method of operating a handheld device for directional input: A directional input device for use in a handheld device is disclosed herein. The directional input device provides input to an element of the user interface in response to the inclination of the handheld. The input device can be embedded into any handheld communicating or computing device to provide directional... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120105321 - Method utilized in three-dimensional pointing system: A method utilized in a three-dimensional pointing system is provided according to the present invention. The three-dimensional pointing system includes a pointing device, a sensor array, and a display panel, wherein the sensor array is embedded within the display panel. The pointing device projects a pointer onto the display panel... Agent:

20120105325 - Capacitive finger navigation input device: A capacitive finger navigation input device uses a capacitive sensor array of capacitive sensing cells that includes only two capacitive sensing cells positioned along a linear direction. The capacitive finger navigation input device uses a drive circuit to drive at least one drive electrode of the capacitive sensor array and... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120105326 - Method and apparatus for generating motion information: Provided are a method and an apparatus for generating motion information relating to motion of an object to provide reaction of a user interface to the motion of the object. The method for generating the motion information includes: detecting depth information of the object using an image frame acquired by... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105327 - Reduced keyboard character selection system and method: A system and method of selecting a letter for display in a communication device having a display and a reduced-key keyboard is provided. One of the plurality of keys on the reduced-key keyboard is selected and a default letter associated with the selected key is displayed. A backspace key is... Agent:

20120105328 - User friendly entry of text items: A system is described for predictive text entry. Initially, the items that may be entered by the user are displayed. The user can navigate through these items and enter one of them to a text string (130). A predictive text entry algorithm is used, which depending on the previously entered... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120105329 - Mouse device with functional turntable: Provided is a human interactive interface device having a functional turntable. The interface device includes a housing unit, an interface circuit, a sensor unit, and a control unit. The housing unit has at least a left key, a right key, a mouse wheel, and a turntable. The turntable is disposed... Agent: Dexin Corporation

20120105330 - Mouse with adjustable switch: A mouse with adjustable switch is provided. The mouse includes a bottom cover, a switch assembly, a main board and a top cover. The switch assemblies are movably disposed on the bottom cover, where the switch assemblies may slide along a moving direction relative to the bottom cover. The main... Agent: Giga-byte Technology Co.,ltd.

20120105331 - Portable electronic device: An object of the present invention is to provide a portable electronic device capable of suppressing incorrect inputs. A control unit of a cellular telephone device detects a distance between an object in proximity to a display unit and a display surface of the display unit, and a position on... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120105334 - Computing device with flat touch surface: A computing device includes a seamless front panel member extending across an entire front face of the computing device. The computing device further includes a display engine configured to selectively display images on a display window of the seamless front panel member and a touch-detection engine configured to detect touch... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120105340 - Display device having a touch screen panel and manufacturing method thereof: A display device having a touch screen includes a touch screen panel defined by an active area in which an external input is sensed and a non-active area outside the active area. A display panel displays an image based on the sensing of the touch screen panel. A window covers... Agent:

20120105336 - Electronic cosmetic case with 3d function: An electronic cosmetic case includes a stereo image display unit, and a pair of image capturing units. The pair of image capturing units is for simultaneously capturing facial image of a user from two different directions, and providing the captured images to the stereo image display unit. The stereo image... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120105346 - Establishing an authenticated wireless connection between short-range wireless terminals more conveniently: A method, system and computer program product for establishing a wireless connection based on a touch screen of a wireless device. The wireless device includes a slide-out processing section for determining, in response to a slide-out from an edge of the touch screen, a first slide-out parameter for determining by... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120105339 - Flat panel display with built-in touch panel: A flat panel display with a built-in touch panel includes a display panel having a lower substrate, an upper substrate, and a plurality of touch sensing patterns on the upper substrate. The plurality of touch sensing patterns includes a plurality of sensing cells on a bottom surface of the upper... Agent:

20120105347 - Flat panel display with built-in touch sensors: A flat panel display with built-in touch sensors includes a first substrate having a plurality of gate lines extending in a first direction and a plurality of data lines extending in a second direction and crossing the gate lines, and a plurality of pixels respectively formed in regions defined by... Agent:

20120105344 - Flat panel display with integrated touch screen panel: A flat panel display with an integrated touch screen panel includes upper and lower substrates each including a display area and first and second non-display areas around an outside of the display area. A plurality of sensing patterns are in the display area of the upper substrate. A plurality of... Agent:

20120105352 - Handheld electronic device providing confirmation of input, and associated method: A letter confirmation system is provided on a handheld electronic device. The letter confirmation provides highlighting of various letters that have been input to the handheld electronic device during a string of member input actuations. The letter confirmation system can additionally provide predictive linguistic elements that would be appropriate next... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120105350 - Liquid crystal display device and method of manufacturing thereof: A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal panel including first and second substrates facing each other and a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates, each of the first and second substrates defining a central display region and a peripheral non-display regions; a cover glass integrated... Agent:

20120105337 - Liquid crystal display with built-in touch screen panel: A liquid crystal display (LCD) having a built-in touch screen panel includes a first substrate having a plurality of pixels, wherein each of the pixels comprises a thin film transistor and a pixel electrode; a plurality of common electrode patterns corresponding to the pixel electrodes and spaced from each other... Agent:

20120105349 - Method for displaying information in a motor vehicle, and display device: In a method for displaying information with the aid of a display mounted in a motor vehicle, graphic data which actuate at least a subregion of the display are generated by a user interface device, such that in an operation state, information assigned to at least one operator step able... Agent:

20120105333 - Methods and systems for providing haptic control: Haptic systems are disclosed which may provide increased resolution in tactile feedback. A tiered haptic system may be formed by stacking of haptic elements. One or more arrays of shape change elements such as, for example, piezoelectric elements may be used to actuate a screen surface. Arrays may also be... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120105341 - Organic light emitting display having touch screen function: An organic light emitting display having a touch screen function that includes a transparent substrate and a plurality of thin film transistors formed on the transparent substrate is disclosed. An anode electrode layer is formed above each of the plurality of thin film transistors to be connected to the thin... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120105345 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method is provided for an electronic device with a processor and a touch-sensitive display, the touch-sensitive display including a display area and a non-display area. The method includes providing a boundary based on the display area and the non-display area.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120105338 - Shift register and touch device: A touch device includes gate lines, pixels, sense control lines and sense units. Each pixel is connected to one of the gate lines and is decided whether to receive data according to a voltage on the gate line. Each the sense unit is connected to one of the sense control... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120105332 - Surface computing device: A surface computing device including a display engine configured to selectively display images on a display surface, and a touch-detection engine configured to detect touch inputs directed to the display surface is provided. The surface computing device includes a front face with the display surface that is relatively larger than... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120105348 - Techniques for interactive input to portable electronic devices: Techniques for providing touch input to interactive and multitasking applications are disclosed. An input surface area receives input for multiple applications including interactive applications. The input received is directed to the appropriate application based on one or more locations of the input area effectively identified when input is received. In... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120105351 - Touch pad operable with multi-objects and method of operating same: The present invention provides a touch pad operable with multi-objects and a method of operating such a touch pad. The touch pad includes a touch structure for sensing touch points of a first and a second object and a controller for generating corresponding touching signals and related position coordinates. Moreover,... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corp.

20120105342 - Touch panel, display device and manufacturing method of touch panel: A touch panel comprises a substrate and at least one touch pad positioned on the substrate and having an uneven surface. Each touch pad contacts the substrate, and comprises a plurality of first sub-touch pads arranged in a first direction, a first connector connecting adjacent first sub-touch pads to each... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120105335 - Touch screen display assembly: A touch screen display assembly including, but not limited to, a touch sensitive screen, a bezel at least partly framing the touch sensitive screen, and a stabilizing member connected to the bezel and disposed proximate the touch sensitive screen. The stabilizing member is configured to stabilize a hand of an... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20120105343 - Touch screen panel and display device having the same: A touch screen panel comprises a first sensing pattern provided with first sensing cells arranged on one row along a first direction on a transparent substrate, and a first connection pattern through which adjacent first sensing cells are electrically connected to each other. A second sensing pattern is provided with... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120105356 - Capacitive coupling of a capacitive touchscreen to a printed circuit and controller: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of circuits and methods for capacitively coupling touchscreen electrode terminals to terminals of a flex circuit, printed circuit or printed circuit board, without physically attaching the touchscreen electrode terminals to the flex circuit, printed circuit or printed circuit board terminals by means of conventional electrical... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120105361 - Capacitive stylus with palm rejection: A system further comprises a demodulation block to extract additional data that is modulated into the transmit signal by the stylus. The demodulation block is configured to extract the additional data by amplitude shift keying. The additional data comprises at least one of an applied force value of the stylus... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120105365 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel including a substrate, a plurality of first electrode strings, and a plurality of second electrode strings is provided. The first electrode strings and the second electrode strings are disposed on the substrate. A plurality of first electrodes of each of the first electrode strings are extended... Agent: Coretronic Display Solution Corporation

20120105357 - Capacitive touchscreen system with reduced power consumption using modal focused scanning: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of a capacitive touchscreen system that is capable of sensing finger touches made on a capacitive touchscreen according to various scanning modes that reduce power consumption of the capacitive touchscreen system. The disclosed power saving scanning modes are modally focused, and can be used not... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120105355 - Capacitive touchscreen system with touch position encoding during analog-to-digital conversion: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of circuits and methods in a capacitive touchscreen system that eliminate the need to digitize an entire array of pixel signals obtained from a touchscreen. Instead, regions of interest, or projections of object or touch signal clusters, from touchscreen 90 are employed to encode the... Agent: Avago Technologies Ecbu (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120105364 - Communication device and method: A user interaction arrangement for interaction with a user using a pointing object, the arrangement comprising, a display comprising, at least one transmitter for generating a signal, at least one receiver for receiving the signal in response to a remote detection of the object, and an arrangement for modulating the... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20120105368 - Data input device of electronic device and input control method: A data input device for an electronic device includes: a operation section having a plurality of capacitive touch sensors to detect a input operation; and a control circuit section that outputs output information corresponding to detected information of the input operation input from the operation section to the electronic device... Agent: Minebea Co., Ltd.

20120105370 - Electroded sheet for a multitude of products: eSheets create a multitude of different products. One embodiment is a projected capacitive touch sensor created by embedding orthogonal arrays of coated metal wires into the surface of a polymer sheet or onto the back of a projector screen. To increase the capacitance of the electrodes or pixels in the... Agent: Nupix, LLC

20120105372 - Energy-efficient touch panel device and related method: An energy-efficient touch panel control device includes a touch panel, a buffer memory, an analog to digital conversion unit, for converting analog output voltage to digital trace data and storing the digital trace data in the buffer memory, and according to a control signal, switching an operating mode, an operation... Agent:

20120105358 - Force sensing touch screen: A computing device includes a touch screen display with a plurality of force sensors, each of which provides a signal in response to contact with the touch screen display. Using force signals from the plurality of force sensors, a characteristic of the contact is determined, such as the magnitude of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20120105369 - Input apparatus: An input apparatus includes a base material facing the outside and configured to serve as an operation surface of the input apparatus; a substrate arranged so as to be on the inner side, i.e., the opposite side to the operation surface of the input apparatus, and so as to face... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20120105353 - Method and device for reducing noise interference in a capacitive touchscreen system: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of means and methods for reducing noise interference in a capacitive touchscreen system. Second noise signals related to first noise signals generated by an external noise source are provided to a touchscreen controller, which determines fundamental and harmonic frequencies associated with the first noise signals.... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120105363 - Method and system for viewing stacked screen displays using gestures: An intuitive technique for inputting user gestures into a handheld computing device is disclosed allowing a user to better manipulate different types of screen display presentations, such as desktops and application windows, when performing tasks thereon, wherein a window stack for application windows and/or desktops can be navigated and sequentially... Agent: Imerj LLC

20120105367 - Methods of using tactile force sensing for intuitive user interface: Described are novel methods of user interface for electronic devices using proportional force information. The new user interface is more intuitive, easier to use and requires less finger manipulations. The input device itself is configured for detecting at least one location of touch and measuring a force of touch at... Agent: Impress Inc.

20120105371 - Multipoint touchscreen: A touch panel having a transparent capacitive sensing medium configured to detect multiple touches or near touches that occur at the same time and at distinct locations in the plane of the touch panel and to produce distinct signals representative of the location of the touches on the plane of... Agent:

20120105366 - Positioning algorithm for edge portion of touch panel and positioning system using the same: A positioning algorithm for edge portion of touch panel is provided. Dummy sensing lines surrounding a touch panel are provided. The x-axis and y-axis coordinate ranges of x-axis and y-axis sensing lines of the touch panel are determined. When the touch panel is touched, an x-axis sensing line, a y-axis... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.

20120105359 - Resistive touch screen: Disclosed herein is a resistive touch screen, including: a lower substrate formed with a lower electrode pattern unit made of a conductive polymer and a lower electrode wiring unit connected to the lower electrode pattern unit; an upper substrate disposed on the upper side of the lower substrate and formed... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120105362 - Synchronizing a stylus with a capacitive sense array: A system and method for tracking a stylus on a capacitive sense array. The system comprising the capacitive sense array configured to detect a presence of the stylus, a processing device to generate a synchronization signal, and a transmitter to transmit the synchronization signal to the stylus to synchronize the... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20120105354 - Tactile feedback cover lens for a capacitive touchscreen system: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of a mobile electronic device and corresponding cover lens therefor. The device comprises a primary capacitive touchscreen or display comprising a primary touch region having principal capacitive touch sensors associated therewith. A cover lens comprising at least a first secondary touch region forms a portion... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120105360 - Wrist-worn electronic device and touch sensitive electronic device: A wrist-worn electronic device includes a display panel having a convex viewing surface and displaying at least one selectable item. A touch panel is arranged over the display panel. A processing unit is to execute a preset operation corresponding to one of the at least one selectable item when the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120105377 - Apparatus and method for recognizing coordinates: According to one embodiment, a coordinate recognition apparatus includes a plurality of light-emitting devices, a plurality of light-receiving devices, and a controller. The light-emitting devices and the light-receiving devices are arranged in an array along X direction. The controller forms a plurality of groups of light paths each formed by... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105379 - Coordinate recognition apparatus and coordinate recognition method: According to one embodiment, a coordinate recognition apparatus includes a coordinate input unit, an adjustment unit, a judgment unit, a scan control unit, and a recognition unit. The adjustment unit adjusts an offset voltage of a sensor amplifier that amplifies a sensor signal output from the light-receiving element. The judgment... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105375 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a housing; a touch surface exposed to the surface of the housing; a displacement detector; a rotational movement detector; a linear movement detector; a signal generator; and a control unit. The displacement detector detects a displacement of an object touching the touch surface. The rotational movement... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120105378 - Input apparatus and method of controlling the same: According to one embodiment, an input apparatus comprises an input detector, a vibration detector, a controller, and a sensitivity adjustment unit. The input detector detects an input by the blockage of a light beam to scan a scan region. The vibration detector detects a vibration equal to or more than... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105376 - Method for auto angle setting of infrared sensor module and display device having the same applied thereto: The present invention relates to a method for auto angle setting of an infrared sensor module having a light emitting unit and a sensor unit arranged at least two corners of a display panel, includes the steps of selecting a peak detection mode or a slope detection mode; in the... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20120105373 - Method for detecting touch status of surface of input device and input device thereof: A method for detecting a touch status of a surface of an input device, comprising: utilizing a first two-dimension (2D) image sensor disposed at a first location for capturing a first captured image of an object on the surface; and outputting a plurality of first positions of the object relative... Agent:

20120105380 - System and method of detecting contact on a display: A system for detecting contact on a display is provided. The system comprises a planar medium associated with the display and includes at least one edge facet and opposing surfaces. The system also includes one or more optical sources operatively coupled to the at least one edge facet for transmitting... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc

20120105374 - Touch device and touch method: A touch device to sense and compute the coordinate of a touch object is provided. The touch device comprises a panel, a light-emitting element, an image sensor, a reflective strip and a processing unit. The panel has a sensing area surrounded by first to fourth boundaries where the first and... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.

20120105381 - Liquid crystal display with integrated touch screen panel: A liquid crystal display with an integrated touch screen panel is disclosed. According to some aspects, conductive patterns or conducting patterns provided to the LCD are used as driving electrodes of the touch screen panel. A driving electrode of the touch screen panel may be formed on one surface of... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120105382 - Display device, position correction method, and program: A display device includes an operating body detection unit detecting an operating body disposed over a display screen, a position determination unit determining a three-dimensional position of the operating body from the detection result and outputting the three-dimensional position as position information for the operating body, a position designation unit... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120105383 - Method and system for digitizing freehand graphics and selecting properties therefor: A method of digitizing a freehand graphic created by an electronic pen having a marking nib. The method includes the steps of: interacting with a surface using the electronic pen; generating digital ink representing interaction of the pen with the surface, the digital ink identifying positions of the pen on... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20120105395 - Display driving circuit, display panel and display device: A stage of the shift register has (i) a set-reset type flip-flop which receives an initialization signal and (ii) a signal generating circuit which receives a simultaneous selection signal and which generates an output signal by use of an output of the flip-flop. In at least one example embodiment, the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105384 - Display with emissive and reflective layers: A display comprising includes a reflective panel 104 and a substantially transparent emissive panel 102. The emissive panel is aligned and positioned over the reflective panel 104. The emissive panel is operable to have an active pixel region 200 smaller than an active pixel region of the reflective panel 104.... Agent: Symbol Technologies, Inc.

20120105391 - Driving circuit for a three-dimensional liquid crystal lens: A driving circuit for a three-dimensional liquid crystal lens provides a storage to store a high output value and a low output value of the channel output signal; the high and low output values are converted by a digital analog converter as the high output signal, the low output signal... Agent: Richtek Technology Corporation

20120105385 - Electromechanical systems apparatuses and methods for providing rough surfaces: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for producing roughness in an electromechanical device by nucleation under plasma CVD conditions. In one aspect, a substrate and at least a first layer are provided. The disclosure further provides gas phase nucleating particles under plasma CVD conditions and depositing a first layer,... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20120105389 - Electrostatic protection element: A electrostatic protection element (101) includes: a substrate (1) of a first conductivity type; a first low-concentration diffusion region (2) of a second conductivity type and a second low-concentration diffusion region (3) of the first conductivity type which are formed on said substrate (1), the second conductivity type being different... Agent:

20120105392 - Liquid crystal display device: A drain layer lead line connecting an image signal line and a terminal of an IC driver is interrupted in the middle, and the gap is bridged by bridging ITO that is formed at the same time as pixel ITO. Thus, the difference in the length of the lead lines... Agent:

20120105394 - Liquid crystal display device having black matrix in region outside of pixel region and method for fabricating the same: A color filter on thin film transistor (COT) type liquid crystal display device includes a pixel region having a plurality of unit pixels defined by intersections of gate and data lines, the gate and data lines formed on a first substrate, a pad region receiving driving signals and applying the... Agent:

20120105388 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes: a switching thin film transistor including a switching gate electrode, a switching active layer, a switching source electrode, and a switching drain electrode; a driving thin film transistor including a driving gate electrode, a driving active layer, a driving source electrode, and... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120105387 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display capable of displaying an image with desired brightness. The organic light emitting display includes a scan driver for supplying a first scan signal to first scan lines, for supplying a second scan signal to second scan lines, and for supplying emission control signals to emission... Agent:

20120105390 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: The organic light emitting display includes a plurality of pixels positioned at intersections of scan lines, emission control lines, and data lines, a scan driver for sequentially supplying scan signals to the scan lines at a first driving frequency in order to select the pixels in units of horizontal lines,... Agent:

20120105386 - Printed circuit board: A printed circuit board electrically connected to a display includes a plurality of display control units, a plurality of first forward different signal lines, at least one second forward differential signal line, and a plurality of zero-ohm resistors. The display control units provide differential signals for the display through the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120105396 - Scanning signal line drive circuit and display device having the same: A gate driver is provided with an odd-numbered stage shift register, an even-numbered stage shift register, and main lines including clock signal main lines. In at least one example embodiment, each stage of one of the shift registers receives the first clock and the second clock from the clock signal... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105393 - Shift register unit, gate driving device and liquid crystal display: The present invention provides a shift register unit, a gate driving device and a liquid crystal display, wherein the shift register unit includes a first thin film transistor, a second thin film transistor, a third thin film transistor and a fourth thin film transistor, and further includes a pull-down unit... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20120105397 - Shift register unit, gate driving device and liquid crystal display: The present invention provides a shift register unit, a gate driving device and a liquid crystal display, wherein the shift register unit includes five thin film transistors. The drain of a first thin film transistor is connected to a first clock signal input terminal; the drain of a third thin... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20120105398 - Gate driving circuit and display apparatus having the same: Provided is a gate driving circuit including cascade-connected stages that output gate signals. An n-th one of the stages (“n” is a natural number) includes a pull-up part, a pull-up controller, a first pull-down part, a second pull-down part, and a pull-down controller. The pull-up part outputs a first clock... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105399 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device for improving the yield and for reducing or minimizing manufacturing costs. The organic light emitting display device includes: a data driver coupled to data lines that are formed on the panel; a scan driver mounted on the panel and coupled to scan lines that... Agent:

20120105400 - Camera lens structures and display structures for electronic devices: A camera may be mounted under a display in an electronic device. The display may include a polarizer layer, a color filter layer, and a thin-film-transistor layer. A layer of material such as a glass insert may be attached to an edge of the display. Openings may be formed in... Agent:

20120105404 - Display device with light sensors: A recognition processing unit (22) performs recognition processing on a scan image based on a signal read from a light sensor (2) and outputs coordinate data (Co) indicating the position of an object to be detected. A mode control unit (24) determines a normal mode in which the recognition processing... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105401 - Electronic device: An electronic device including a display unit and a photoelectric conversion board is provided. The display unit includes a display surface and a back surface which are opposite to each other, and an edge of the photoelectric conversion board is rotatably connected to the back surface of the display unit.... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120105402 - Method and system for adjusting light output from a light source: A light adjusting system, system including a light guide adapted to collect light from a light source. A calibration value for the light source is stored in a memory. A light detector is coupled with the light guide. S controller is electrically connected to an output of the light detector... Agent: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

20120105403 - Optical sense-control system: An optical sense-control system, for receiving a first and second lights, includes: a first and a second optical filters, wherein the transmission of the first light having a majority intensity in a first wave-length band is greater than the that of the second light having a majority intensity in a... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120105405 - Display clip system and timing clip control method thereof: A display clip system and a timing clip control method thereof are provided. The clip system is connected to a gate driver circuit, and includes a timing controller and a clip module. According to a system input signal and it's frame rates, the timing controller generates an enable signal, a... Agent:

20120105406 - Driving circuit for liquid crystal pixel array and liquid crystal display using the same: A driving circuit and a liquid crystal display using the same. In the driving circuit, a first switch and a second switch are provided in a VCOM driver thereof. The first switch is designed to be turned on to a ground a VCOM terminal of a display capacitor, and the... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120105407 - Method of driving a display panel, and display device for performing the method: A method of driving a display panel includes sequentially applying a gate signal to a plurality of gate lines of the display panel during each frame period of a plurality of frame periods, applying data voltages to a plurality of data lines of the display panel, and applying a common... Agent:

20120105416 - Display device and control method of the same: A display device including a first gate line and a second gate line that extend in parallel with each other, a data line crossing the first and second gate lines to form a pixel region, a pixel electrode in the pixel region and including a main pixel electrode and a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105411 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device including a first voltage generator, a second voltage generator, a timing controller, a level shifter and a display panel is provided. The first voltage generator is configured to generate a gate high voltage. During a first period, the gate high voltage is a first voltage. After the... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120105414 - Driving method and driving circuit of liquid crystal panel: The present invention discloses a driving method and a driving circuit of a liquid crystal panel, which relates to the field of liquid crystal displaying technology, and solves the problem of the ion accumulation in a TFT channel. The driving method of a liquid crystal panel according to embodiments of... Agent: Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120105413 - Flat panel display apparatus and method of manufacturing flat panel display apparatus: A flat panel display apparatus includes a substrate, a display unit on the substrate, a sealing substrate facing the display unit, a sealing member between the substrate and the sealing substrate surrounding the display unit, a wiring unit between the substrate and the sealing substrate with an area overlapped with... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120105415 - Light emitting device: Power consumption required for charging and discharging a source signal line is reduced in an active matrix EL display device. A bipolar transistor (Bi1) has a base terminal B connected to an output terminal c1 of an operational amplifier (OP1), a collector terminal C connected to a low power potential... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120105417 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display having reduced power consumption. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel having a plurality of pixels and a plurality of pixel memories. A pixel voltage is stored in a pixel memory in an on screen display (OSD) region of the liquid crystal display... Agent:

20120105418 - Liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device with excellent display performance which has a high pixel aperture design and can avoid alignment disorder of liquid crystal molecules and improve image roughness. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes: a liquid crystal layer between a thin... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105412 - Organic electroluminescence emitting display: An organic light emitting display capable of substantially preventing IR drop of a power source wiring line and coupling of data lines is disclosed. In one aspect, the organic light emitting display includes pairs of data lines between adjacent sub-pixels. The data lines are arranged to run parallel with a... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120105408 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display, in which one frame is divided into an initializing period, a compensation period, a scan period, and an emission period, includes pixels at intersections of scan lines and data lines, the pixels coupled to a first power source and a second power source, a scan... Agent:

20120105410 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using 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 supplied from a first power source coupled to a first electrode to the OLED, a second transistor coupled between a gate electrode... Agent:

20120105409 - Two-dimensional and three-dimensional display device and driving method thereof: A 2D and 3D display device includes a display panel and a barrier panel. The barrier panel includes a first base, a first electrode layer, a first patterned electrode, a second base, a second electrode layer, a second patterned electrode and an electro-enabled material layer. The first electrode layer substantially... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120105422 - Adjustment method of lcd overdrive voltage and device thereof: Disclosed are an adjustment method of an LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) overdrive voltage and the device. The adjustment method comprises steps below: locating a transistor at a position capable of sensing a temperature of an LCD panel; providing a constant current source to a drain of the transistor and a... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20120105425 - Display device: Provided is a display device capable of improving the display quality by suppressing the influence of a difference in hold voltage in a pixel circuit occurring between forward scanning driving and backward scanning driving. The display device includes: a data signal line; a plurality of pixel circuits; a plurality of... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120105426 - Display device: A display device includes pixels, each including a switching element; a shift register comprising stages coupled with the switching elements and sequentially generating output signals; clock signal lines transmitting clock signals; at least a control signal line transmitting a control signal; and terminal lines connecting the clock signal lines and... Agent:

20120105427 - Display device: TFTs 10 and 15 and the organic EL device 17 are provided between a power line Vp and a common cathode Vcom, and a capacitor 16 and a TFT 11 are provided between a gate of the TFT 10 and a data line Sj. A TFT 12 is provided between... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105424 - Display module and display system: Disclosed is a display module including a transparent display panel and a frame to fix a side of the transparent display panel, wherein the frame has a communication unit to receive data from the outside, a controller to process the received data and to output a drive command corresponding to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105419 - Driving circuit for liquid crystal pixel array and liquid crystal display using the same: A driving circuit with reduced power consumption and a liquid crystal display using the same. The driving circuit includes at least a power circuit, a source driver and a VCOM driver. The power circuit is coupled to a power supply to receive a power signal to generate a positive supply... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20120105420 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display includes common coupling units at crossing regions of scan lines and data lines; first pixels at the crossing regions and positioned on an ith horizontal line to be coupled to the common coupling units positioned at the same crossing regions, wherein i is a positive... Agent:

20120105421 - Pixel driving circuit of an organic light emitting diode: A pixel driving circuit of an organic light emitting diode (OLED) includes a first switch, a first capacitor, a transistor, a second switch, a second capacitor, and an OLED. The operation of the pixel driving circuit includes four stages of reset, threshold voltage compensation, data writing, and emitting. The pixel... Agent:

20120105423 - Scan driver and display device comprising the same: A scan driver and a display device including the same. The scan driver includes a plurality of shift registers including an input signal terminal into which an initial signal or an output signal of a previous stage is inputted, two clock signal terminals to which 2 phase clock signals are... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20120105435 - Apparatus and method for inpainting three-dimensional stereoscopic image: An apparatus and a method for rendering three-dimensional stereoscopic images are provided. The apparatus is for use in a three-dimensional image processing system which generates viewpoint images according to an input image and an input depth. The apparatus comprises an object device, a depth device, and a block filling device.... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120105440 - Augmented reality system: User created, maintained, and managed spatially coordinated and aware virtual data association system allowing any type of information to be associated to any item of location in the real world and associated viewing methods.... Agent:

20120105447 - Augmented reality-based device control apparatus and method using local wireless communication: The present invention relates to an augmented reality-based device control apparatus and method using local wireless communication. The device control apparatus includes an ID registration unit for registering ID information about a control target device located near the device control apparatus, and requesting and registering detailed information about an image... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120105446 - Building controllable clairvoyance device in virtual world: A clairvoyance method for 3D scene is disclosed, including the steps of acquiring parameters associated with a clairvoyance camera and parameters associated with a clairvoyance viewport; determining a 3D scene to be rendered according to the parameters associated with the clairvoyance camera; rendering the determined 3D scene to obtain a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120105441 - Display apparatus and method for driving backlight applied to the same: A display apparatus and a backlight driving method applied to the display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus controls to drive light sources of a backlight unit according to an image scanning scheme of a display panel and controls the luminance of each light source to equalize the luminance of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105448 - Display apparatus and method for providing graphic image: A display apparatus and a method for providing a graphic image thereof are provided. The display apparatus buffers a plurality of graphic images line by line alternately, in the form of interlace, and updates a graphic image to be mixed with a buffered graphic image. Accordingly, the display apparatus may... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105444 - Display processing apparatus, display processing method, and display processing program: A display processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit that acquires a left eye image and a right eye image of a stereoscopic image, a parallax calculation unit that calculates a parallax for each of image elements contained in the left eye image and the right eye image, an area... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120105433 - Image depth information refreshing method and device: An image depth information refreshing method applied to an image depth information refreshing device is disclosed. The image depth information refreshing device includes a storage unit and an arithmetic logic unit. The storage unit stores a previous depth diagram corresponding to a previous image. The image depth information refreshing method... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120105442 - Image display method of stereo display apparatus: An image display method of a stereo display apparatus is provided. The image display method includes the following steps. A stereo display apparatus is provided, wherein the stereo display apparatus provides N view zones for a viewer and includes a periodic structure and a pixel plane. N view zones are... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120105437 - Image reproducing apparatus and image reproducing method: According to one embodiment, an image reproducing apparatus including, a depth information generation module configured to generate depth information from an input image signal, a depth adjustment module configured to adjust the depth information generated by the depth information generation module for at least part of a depth range in... Agent:

20120105436 - Image viewing application and method for orientationally sensitive display devices: A system and method for presenting three-dimensional image volume data utilizing an orientationally-sensitive display device whereby the image volume is navigable simply by tilting, raising and lowering the display device. Doing so presents an image on the screen that relates to the angle and position of the display device such... Agent: Superdimension, Ltd.

20120105429 - Method and system for high-speed, high-resolution 3-d imaging of manufactured parts of various sizes: A method and system for high-speed, high-resolution 3-D imaging of manufactured parts of various sizes at an imaging station having a measurement axis are provided. The part has a 3-D end surface and a length, a width and a part axis defined as being central to the part and parallel... Agent: Gii Acquisition, LLC Dba General Inspection, LLC

20120105432 - Method for displaying three-dimensional image: The present invention provides a method for displaying a three-dimensional image without using a lens array with aberration and a highly defined flat display. The method comprises steps of arranging a plurality of basic units 8a, 8b, 8c . . . two-dimensionally; inputting image signals to the respective basic units... Agent:

20120105431 - Previsualization for large format print jobs: Large format print jobs are previsualized in context. A print job source image is received. At least one 3D environment is received, including one or more designated insertion sites to receive the print job source image. One or more images or videos are produced, visualizing the 3D environment with the... Agent:

20120105434 - Switchable three-dimensional display: A switchable three-dimensional display includes a display panel and a switchable parallax barrier. The switchable parallax barrier is configured over the display panel and includes a first substrate, a second substrate, an insulating layer, a common electrode, and a light-valve layer. The first substrate has a touch-sensing circuit. The second... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120105439 - System and method for adaptive scalable dynamic conversion, quality and processing optimization, enhancement, correction, mastering, and other advantageous processing of three dimensional media content: The present invention is directed to a system and method for providing 3D content-centric solutions that greatly improve the quality and impact of 3D media content, while decreasing the required levels of computing power, and lowering the complexity of the necessary 3D media playback and display solutions, thus maximizing the... Agent: 3d Fusion Inc.

20120105443 - System and method for generating a three-dimensional patient display: A system and method for generating a three-dimension view of patient information is disclosed. The present invention includes a user interface that is displayed on a client device, such as a tablet, laptop or personal computer. The user enters information about the patient into the program. The patient module generates... Agent:

20120105438 - Three-dimensional image interactive system and position-bias compensation method of the same: A position-bias compensation method, applied to a three-dimensional image interactive system, includes steps of: displaying a three-dimensional image and setting a trigger position in a preset interactive coordinate system according to a default position of a user; obtaining a position-bias of a user's position from the default position; and resetting... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20120105445 - Three-dimensional image output device, three-dimensional image output method, three-dimensional image display device, and computer readable recording medium: A three-dimensional image output device of the present invention includes a display control section for, in a case where a plurality of three-dimensional effects are set for initial sub-image data for displaying a three-dimensional image to be displayed in the sub-window, supplying, to the display device, a plurality of sub-image... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105428 - Transparent display configuration modes: In embodiments of transparent display configuration modes, a portable device includes a handheld base movably coupled to a display device that is configurable to open and close over the handheld base. The display device displays an image, and the display device includes a first display surface through which the image... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120105430 - Visualization of deformations using color overlays: Computer-implemented methods and apparati for graphically displaying deformations, said deformations defined by comparing a first image of an object (1) with a second image of the same or a different object (1). A method embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of scanning an object (1) twice to produce... Agent: Varian Medical Systems International Ag

20120105449 - Methods and systems for dynamically loading portions of a computer-aided design model on demand: A complicated CAD model may include thousands or tens of thousands of parts, each comprising dozens or hundreds of individual features. To reduce memory requirements and regeneration times, the present disclosure features systems and methods for dynamically loading portions of a computer-aided design model on demand. In one embodiment, a... Agent:

20120105450 - Method for estimation of occlusion in a virtual environment: c

20120105451 - Visual three dimensional simulation system and method: A system and method receive an object representative of a new element of a scene to be simulated. A probabilistic prediction of coordinates of the new element in the scene is provided. The new element is placed in the scene as a function of rules for combining probabilistic nature objects... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation

20120105452 - Adaptive resolution dgpu rendering to provide constant framerate with free igpu scale up: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to provide novel methods and a system for adaptive resolution rendering via scaling in a multiple graphics processor system. A method is described herein that maintains a constant framerate by reducing the resolution of the graphical output rendered in one graphics processor and... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20120105453 - Component data visualization method: A method of creating a graphical representation of a plurality of components that are grouped in a plurality of component groups, wherein the component groups are formed based on two or more different group types, and values of one or more selectable metrics are associated with the components, the method... Agent: Business Intelligence Solutions Safe B.v.

20120105454 - Font file with graphic images: At least certain embodiments of the present disclosure include a font file having graphic image files. In one embodiment, the font includes a set of glyphs and the font file includes a set of predetermined information of each glyph and graphic image data of each glyph. The graphic image data... Agent:

20120105456 - Interactive, multi-environment application for rich social profiles and generalized personal expression: A system and method provides to users the ability to create fully extensible, visually-dominated tokens and associated tackboards, the ability to create fully extensible, visually-dominated collections of tokens, the ability to create an adaptable, interactive, animated, visual collage that supports visualization of the collection, and the ability to create social... Agent:

20120105458 - Multimedia interface progression bar: A method comprising displaying a display area adapted to display a multimedia element, displaying a progression bar adapted to represent at least a portion of a duration of the multimedia element, and providing an indicator associated with the progression bar, the indicator being displayable at a timely position along the... Agent:

20120105457 - Time-dependent client inactivity indicia in a multi-user animation environment: A method for managing a multi-user animation platform is disclosed. A three-dimensional space within a computer memory is modeled. An avatar of a client is located within the three-dimensional space, the avatar being graphically represented by a three-dimensional figure within the three-dimensional space. The avatar is responsive to client input... Agent:

20120105455 - Utilizing document structure for animated pagination: In general, this disclosure describes techniques for visually emphasizing information displayed on a computing device. In one example, a method that includes receiving a first portion of a document for display by the computing device, the first portion of the document including multiple elements separated by one or more delimiters.... Agent: Google Inc.

20120105459 - Attachable informational appliance: An attachable information appliance includes a lower sheet having a lower sheet top surface and a lower sheet bottom surface opposite the lower sheet top surface, an upper sheet having an upper sheet top surface and an upper sheet bottom surface opposite the upper sheet top surface, and a utility... Agent:

20120105460 - Mobile terminal for displaying electronic book and method thereof: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal for displaying an e-book and a method thereof. The e-book content is displayed at a preset time point specified in an e-book profile, linking received e-book supplementary information to the e-book profile and storing the e-book supplementary information, and updating, when the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105461 - Automatic selection of a background image for a display on a mobile telephone: A method for providing a background image on a display of a mobile telephone, whereby the data of one or more background images are stored in at least one memory accessible for the mobile telephone, comprises an automatic selection of a background image to be displayed, a retrieving of the... Agent: Sony Deutschland Gmbh

20120105462 - Parallelization of random number generation processing by employing gpu: A method of carrying out random number generation processing uses a GPU including a plurality of blocks each including at least one core, the random number generation processing including update processing of updating state vectors and conversion processing of converting the updated state vectors into random numbers having another distribution.... Agent: Mizuho-dl Financial Technology Co., Ltd.

20120105463 - Remote user interface raster segment motion detection and encoding: Raster segment commands are generated by a delta encoder and are encoded for raster segments detected to have moved in the current frame with respect to a location of the raster segment in a previous frame. Raster segment motion commands are stored in a queue and, when written, copy a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120105464 - Animated page turning: A digital reading device includes reader functionality and displays a page turn animation. The digital reading device includes a display displaying a digital content page. The display may include touch-sensitive functionality. Page turn input information including location information is received at the digital reading device. A virtual cylinder is generated... Agent: Google Inc.

20120105465 - Techniques for efficient sampling for image effects: Techniques to sample texels efficiently for an image effects are discussed. A technique may include determining a number of texels (kernel size) needed to compute a weighted average for an image effect on an image. The technique may further include selecting at least one mipmap generated by a graphics processing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120105466 - Communication to an audience at an event: A device application software and server data interchange control mechanism provides synchronized screen displays on hand held communication devices at an event in an auditorium where each screen acts as a single pixel in a macro display to be controlled by the central control system and visible to the audience... Agent:

20120105468 - Display device and display device driving method: A display device and a driving method of a display device are each capable of sufficiently removing an image ghost caused in a background during a low gray scale display. In an embodiment, each of the display device and the driving method includes at least one correction device for correcting... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105467 - Image and theme artwork management: An image and theme artwork management method (98) for optimizing a presentation of images displayed in a design, in which each image comprises colors, content, and metadata, includes selecting an artwork theme (93) for the design as a function of the metadata of the images; and adjusting the colors of... Agent:

20120105469 - Rapid, interactive editing of massive imagery data: A method, a system, and a computer-readable medium are provided which provide interactive editing of image data. Image data is sampled, by a computing device, at a first resolution. The first resolution is lower than a full resolution of the image data. Gradients for the sampled image data are calculated... Agent: The University Of Utah Research Foundation

20120105470 - Hba1c measurement result display method, and display device: A method for displaying HbA1c measurement results is provided, which makes it possible to prevent overlooking a sample that exhibits an HbA1c value at a predetermined level different from a normal value, for example, a sample that exhibits a diabetic type. The method is a display method for displaying spectrum... Agent: Arkray, Inc.

20120105472 - Onboard display device: An onboard display device includes multiple screen data that define plural types of screen designs including a character string display frame with equal size; plural types of font data; and multiple character string tables which record character strings to be displayed on a screen with one of the screen designs... Agent:

20120105471 - Systems and methods for data aggregation and prioritization: Computer-enabled systems and methods aggregate data related to a particular subject or field and present the data in a simplified display. The data is divided into predetermined categories, which are graphically displayed in a predetermined arrangement. Systems and methods differentiate and visually display critical data abnormalities separately from non-critical data.... Agent: Rapid Systems, LLC

20120105477 - Apparatus and method for displaying data in portable terminal: An apparatus and method for displaying data in a portable terminal to control data displayed on a projection beam screen. The apparatus includes a beam projector unit for displaying data on a beam screen, at least one camera unit for capturing the data displayed on the beam screen, and a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105473 - Low-latency fusing of virtual and real content: A system that includes a head mounted display device and a processing unit connected to the head mounted display device is used to fuse virtual content into real content. In one embodiment, the processing unit is in communication with a hub computing device. The processing unit and hub may collaboratively... Agent:

20120105474 - Method and apparatus for determining location offset information: An approach is provided for determining location offset information. A correction manager determines to present, at a device, a location-based display including one or more representations of one or more location-based features. Next, the correction manager receives an input for specifying offset information for at least one of the one... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120105475 - Range of focus in an augmented reality application: A computer-implemented augmented reality method includes receiving one or more indications, entered on a mobile computing device by a user of the mobile computing device, of a distance range for determining items to display with an augmented reality application, the distance range representing geographic distance from a base point where... Agent: Google Inc.

20120105476 - Range of focus in an augmented reality application: A computer-implemented augmented reality method includes receiving one or more indications, entered on a mobile computing device by a user of the mobile computing device, of a distance range for determining items to display with an augmented reality application, the distance range representing geographic distance from a base point where... Agent: Google Inc.

20120105478 - Presenting content on electronic paper displays: A computing device includes a processor configured to execute instructions to define a group of substantially non-overlapping segments of an electronic paper display. The computing device also includes a display controller configured to individually refresh the substantially non-overlapping segments of the electronic paper display in a sequential manner, and control... Agent: Monotype Imaging Inc.

20120105479 - System, method and computer program for operating a plurality of computing devices: The invention relates to a computing system (10) for operating a plurality of computing devices (12, 14, 16), the computing system (10) comprising one of the computing devices (12, 14, 16) and an image composing unit (18) for generating a common video signal for a display device (20). According to... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120105480 - Visualization apparatus: The invention relates to a visualization apparatus for visualizing quality of applying energy to an object. The quality of applying energy at a location on the object (3) is visualized based on a) a provided image of the object and b) a provided quality value representing the quality of applying... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20120105481 - Touch control method and portable terminal supporting the same: A portable terminal and method capable of detecting a touch event unintended by a user to control unnecessary touch so that a corresponding touch event is not applied are provided. The touch control method includes collecting at least one touch event of a touch panel, determining location information of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120105482 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a first display, a second display, a pivot, and an angle detector. The first display has a first display screen. The second display has a second display screen. The pivot connects the first display and the second display. An angle defined by the first display... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120105483 - Head-mounted display control with image-content analysis: Operating a switchable head-mounted display apparatus includes: providing a head-mounted display that includes a switchable viewing area that switches between a transparent state and an information display state; operating the head-mounted display in the information viewing state to display image-sequence information; analyzing the image-sequence information to produce a signal estimating... Agent:

20120105485 - Method and apparatus for producing a waveform: There is provided herein a method for producing a representative CO2 waveform, the method comprising obtaining two or more CO2 waveforms, for each of the two or more CO2 waveforms determining one or more scale factors and one or more shape factors, computing, based on the one or more shape... Agent: Oridion Medical 1987 Ltd.

20120105484 - Responding to the receipt of zoom commands: Apparatus comprises at least one processor and at least one memory, having stored thereon computer-readable code, the at least one processor being configured under the control of the computer-readable code to cause primary content to be displayed on a display with a first magnification level, to be responsive to an... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20120105486 - Calibration free, motion tolerent eye-gaze direction detector with contextually aware computer interaction and communication methods: Eye tracking systems and methods include such exemplary features as a display device, at least one image capture device and a processing device. The display device displays a user interface including one or more interface elements to a user. The at least one image capture device detects a user's gaze... Agent: Dynavox Systems LLC

20120105487 - Transparent display interaction: In embodiments of transparent display interaction, a portable device includes a handheld base movably coupled to a display device. The display device includes a display panel system that displays an image, and includes display surfaces through which the image is viewable. The image may appear as being projected into an... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20120105488 - Image processing device, image processing system, image processing method and program: An image processing apparatus includes a position movement input unit configured to receive a position movement instruction from a user, a pointer movement unit configured to set a position of a pointer that moves in accordance with the instruction, and a screen movement unit configured to scroll a screen based... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120105489 - Method and apparatus for organizing and delivering digital media content and interactive elements: A method of displaying information on a display (and concomitant non-transitory medium comprising computer software) comprising displaying a cascading variant picker array and simultaneously displaying a gallery of images associated with the information content of the array. Also a method of displaying information on a display (and concomitant non-transitory medium... Agent:

20120105505 - Adjusting a brightness level of a side emitting backlight display device: Embodiments of methods, systems, or apparatuses relating to adjusting a brightness level of at least one luminescent body disposed, at least in part, on a side emitting backlight display device are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, for example, one or more values representing a light spreading profile for a particular... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Co., Ltd.

20120105497 - Auto-stereoscopic 3d display and display method thereof: An auto-stereoscopic 3D display and a display method thereof are provided. The auto-stereoscopic 3D display includes a display module and a scanning barrier. The display module displays a 2D image. The scanning barrier is attached on the display module. The scanning barrier coordinates with the 2D image displayed by the... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20120105508 - Backlight device, image display apparatus comprising same, and driving method: A backlight device according to the present invention includes a lamination of two light guide layers, namely, a first light guide layer (1) and a second light guide layer (3). The first light guide layer (1) includes a plurality of first light guide sections (1a) arrayed in a vertical direction.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105492 - Backlight module and driving circuit: A backlight module and a driving circuit are provided. The driving circuit includes a plurality of current sources and a current switching unit. The current sources provide a plurality of driving currents. The current switching unit is coupled between a plurality of light emitting element strings and the current sources... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120105503 - Illumination device and liquid crystal display device: According to one embodiment, an illumination device includes a light guide plate and a plurality of light sources. The light guide plate includes a light emitting surface. The plurality of light sources whose light emission luminance can be controlled individually, the light sources being configured to supply light from an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120105502 - Image display device and control method thereof: Provided is an image display device capable of dynamically controlling the D-V characteristics of a display panel while suppressing fluctuation in characteristic for each display panel. The display panel has a panel display portion including a red pixel, a green pixel, and a blue pixel. A storage unit stores V-L... Agent:

20120105501 - Image display device and method for driving image display device: An image display device includes: a light-emitting element that emits light corresponding to an amount of current in an emission period; a storage capacitor to which a display potential is supplied to one end thereof before the emission period and which stores a voltage corresponding to the display potential; a... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120105509 - Image display device, control device for same, and integrated circuit: Disclosed is an image display device having improved image qualities, while reducing power consumption. A backlight unit (20) includes a plurality of light sources disposed so as to form a plurality of light emission regions. A liquid crystal panel (10) displays an image by modulating light emitted from the backlight... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120105504 - Light source system for a color flat panel display: A system for operating a color flat panel display (FPD) is provided that includes a color FPD, a light source, and a display processing device. The color FPD has an adjustable color depth and is configured to reflect ambient light. The light source transmits light through the bottom surface of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120105499 - Light-emitting element display device: A light-emitting element display device includes: a gray level value luminance calculation unit that calculates the luminance to a gray level value from the setting values stored in a setting value storage unit; a voltage luminance storage unit that stores the measurement result of the luminance of a light-emitting element... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20120105507 - Liquid crystal display device and drive method for same: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display device in which the light sources of a backlight unit are independently driven as a plurality of separate regions, and to a drive method for the same. In situations where there is a substantial variation in the brightness (luminance) of regions... Agent: Lg Electronics

20120105510 - Liquid crystal display device and potential setting method for the same: A liquid crystal display device includes source bus lines, gate bus lines intersecting with the source bus lines, pixels arranged in a matrix to correspond to intersections between the gate bus lines and the source bus lines, each of the pixels including a TFT, a pixel electrode, a common electrode,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105494 - Liquid crystal display panel, liquid crystal display device, and method of driving a liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel is disclosed. The LCD panel includes a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns, a first sub gate-line coupled to first row-pixels that are adjacent to a lower side of the first sub gate-line, a second sub gate-line coupled to second row-pixels that... Agent:

20120105498 - Luminescence driving apparatus, display apparatus and driving method thereof: A switching-type luminescence driving apparatus, a display apparatus, and a driving method thereof are provided. The luminescence driving apparatus includes: a plurality of driving circuits which are connected to a plurality of LEDs having a common anode terminal and which drive the plurality of LEDs according to control pulse modulation;... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105506 - Method for driving a display: A method for driving a display is provided. According to the driving method, a display panel is divided into a plurality of bright regions and a plurality of dark regions, wherein the dark regions and the bright regions are alternately arranged so that the bright regions within the display panel... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120105495 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display capable of displaying an image with uniform brightness is provided. The display includes a scan driver, a data driver, pixels, an initial power source line coupled to an initial power source, a bias power source line coupled to a bias power source, horizontal power lines,... Agent:

20120105496 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: A method of driving an OLED, including a plurality of first sub pixels and a plurality of second sub pixels alternating each other. The method includes setting a plurality of first sub pixels to be in a non-emission state in ith (i is 1, 3, 5, . . . )... Agent:

20120105500 - Pixel-driving circuit: A pixel driving circuit includes a first pixel, a second pixel, and a data driving circuit. Each pixel includes a main region and a sub region. The main region stores a gray level voltage and the sub region stores a gray level voltage corresponding to the gray level voltage stored... Agent:

20120105493 - Shading signal generating circuit: A shading signal generating circuit includes an output port, a first switch, a second switch, a third switch, a first control unit, a second control unit, and a resistor. The output port is electrically connected to the first switch, the second switch, and the third switch. The first switch is... Agent:

20120105491 - Structure for adjusting backlight brightness of electronic apparatus: A structure for adjusting backlight brightness of an electronic apparatus includes an indicator cover with an optical window and a light detecting circuit board. The indicator cover with an optical window has a window disposed thereon. The light detecting circuit board is installed in the indicator cover with an optical... Agent: Integrated Crystal Technology Inc.

20120105490 - System and method for controlling a display of a mobile device: A method and system are provided for controlling the display of an mobile device by: capturing an image using a camera device of the mobile device, the camera device being directed in a same direction as a display of the mobile device, the image comprising one or more subjects (e.g.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120105515 - Liquid crystal display device: In an LCD device, picture quality luminance is controlled through the combination of pulse-width modulation (PWM) system and current value control system, reducing the electrical power consumption associated with turning on an LED. In the LED backlight, the light emitting luminance of the LED is controlled by both PWM and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105513 - Liquid crystal display device for compensating a pixel data in accordance with areas of a liquid crystal display panel and sub-frames, and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel, a timing controller, a compensation unit and a panel drive circuit. The liquid crystal panel has a plurality of color pixels, each of the color pixels including two sub-pixels which represent two different colors. The timing controller generates a sub-pixel... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20120105514 - Liquid crystal driving circuit and liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal driving circuit is disclosed which carries out time-division driving with respect to each pixel constituting a liquid crystal display panel by causing a bright and dark frame period and a positive and negative frame period to be different from each other, the bright and dark frame period... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120105512 - Method for controlling gate signals and device thereof: A method for controlling gate signals of a liquid crystal display (LCD), including generating gate signal with a modulated pulse width according to the gate signal with a default pulse width; when the LCD is booting up, outputting the gate signal with the modulated pulse width; and when a backlight... Agent:

20120105516 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display device: An image display region is divided into a plurality of partial display regions, the scan electrodes included in each partial display region are classified into two scan electrode groups: a scan electrode group formed of the odd-numbered scan electrodes; and a scan electrode group formed of the even-numbered scan electrodes.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120105511 - Signal controlling method for 3d image display device: The present invention provides a 3D image signal controlling method. The method comprises inputting a left eye image into the first liquid crystal layer, turning off the backlight module and switching gray levels of the second liquid crystal layer to a minimum gray level during (4N−3)th time interval, wherein N... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20120105518 - Display apparatus and method for improving image quality thereof: A display apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel; a light guide plate disposed at a rear side of the liquid crystal panel; at least one LED module disposed in at least one side of the light guide plate and including a plurality of LEDs; a driver which drives the plurality... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120105517 - Method for driving active matrix organic light emitting diode display panel: A method for driving an active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) display panel is provided. In the present method, how to drive a single pixel having a red sub-pixel, a green sub-pixel, a first blue (light blue) sub-pixel, and a second blue (dark blue) sub-pixel is effectively determined based... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

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