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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems November recently filed with US Patent Office 11/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 11/29/2012 > 188 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120299800 - Projector for advertising images: The present invention relates to a projector for outputting advertisement images, and it is an aim of the present invention to provide a projector for advertisement images which can project advertisement images onto surfaces of windows in a train. For this purpose, the projector of the present invention comprises: an... Agent:
20120299802 - Display unit and display method: In a structure in which six active matrix regions 103 to 108 are integrated on one glass substrate, horizontal scanning control circuits 101 and 102 are commonly disposed for the respective active matrix regions 103 to 105 and 106 to 108. Then the horizontal scanning control circuits 101 and 102... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120299801 - Light source device and image display apparatus: A light source device 100 includes: multiple semiconductor laser light sources 101; a base plate 102 having thereon an installation area on which the multiple semiconductor laser light sources 101 are installed and which is divided into multiple areas, thus dividing the multiple semiconductor laser light sources 101 on the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120299803 - Pixel-to-pixel coupling in displays: Shunt structures, such as shunt lines, that can be positioned between two adjacent pixel electrodes in different rows of display pixels in a display screen are provided. A conductive shunt structure between two pixel electrodes can be configured for reducing a capacitive coupling between the pixel electrodes. The shunt structure... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120299804 - Signal transmission apparatus and imaging display system: A signal transmission apparatus including electrostatic discharge protection circuits arranged between a signal line and a wiring line of plural pixel wiring lines, each having a first transistor and a capacitor device; and a first control line connected to the electrostatic discharge protection circuits, wherein, in the electrostatic discharge protection... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120299805 - Projection display apparatus: The projection display apparatus comprises: an image control unit configured to control a second viewpoint image of the plurality of viewpoint images to suppress crosstalk of a first viewpoint image. The image control unit controls a suppression amount of crosstalk according to a position on the projection plane.... Agent: Sanyo Electric., Ltd.
20120299807 - Led display system: The present invention relates to a LED display system (10) including a panel (12) and detecting means (20). The LED display system (10) also includes means (14) for selectively varying power supply to the panel (12). The panel (12) has an as array of LEDs. The detecting means (20) is... Agent:
20120299809 - Display: A display includes: a display panel; a front-face member being provided on a front face of the display panel, and the front-face member covering a surrounding section, or the surrounding section and other part of the display panel; and a back-face member having rigidity and being provided on a back... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120299808 - Image display device: An image display device which enables tracking of a viewer and is convertible into a 2D display mode without loss of viewing angle, includes an image panel to emit a 2-dimensional (2D) image, a backlight unit to direct collimated light to the image panel, a scattered-light converting cell provided over... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20120299812 - Apparatus and method for controlling data of external device in portable terminal: An apparatus and a method operate in a portable terminal to control data of an external device, for example, remotely controlling data output from the external device connected to the portable terminal without directly manipulating the portable terminal. The apparatus includes a camera for receiving an image of a hand... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120299822 - Communication and device control system based on multi-frequency, multi-phase encoded visual evoked brain waves: A driving control system actuated by visual evoked brain waves which are induced by a multi-frequency and multi-phase encoder, the driving control system includes an optical flash generating device, a brain wave signal measurement device, a signal processing and analyzing device and a control device. The brain wave signal measurement... Agent: National Central University
20120299815 - Display device and method for remotely controlling display device: A display device and a method for remotely controlling the display device are disclosed. A controller executes a first application and a second application. A display displays a main window, which displays an execution screen of the executed first application, and a first sub window which displays an execution screen... Agent:
20120299810 - Fingertip input device: d
20120299821 - Flexible fingerprint sensor: A flexible pressure sensor has a first set of substantially parallel conductors in the x direction, a second set of substantially parallel conductors in the y direction, and a composite material disposed between the first set and second set of conductors. The composite material is capable of returning to substantially... Agent:
20120299816 - Hybrid display apparatus and display method thereof: A hybrid display apparatus and a display method thereof are provided. In the apparatus, an emissive type display panel outputs an internal light to the outside and thereby displays data. A reflective type display panel passes the internal light to the outside, reflects an external light, and thereby displays the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120299824 - Information processing device, portable device and information processing system: To take security into account and increase user friendliness, an information processing device includes: an input unit to which information is input; an extracting unit extracting predetermined words from the information input to the input unit; a classifying unit classifying the words extracted by the extracting unit into first words... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120299818 - Medical information display apparatus, operation method of the same and medical information display program: One of hierarchical images constituted by an appearance image representing an appearance of a subject body and a plurality of gradually magnified anatomy images schematically representing anatomical structures present inside of the body is displayed on a display unit. If a structure present at a desired position in the displayed... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120299813 - Method and apparatus for inputting user commands using relative movements of device panels: A method and apparatus for inputting various operation instructions to a device including two movable panels. The method includes determining whether a relative angle between the first panel and the second panel is within an effective angle range; determining whether the relative angle within the effective angle range is maintained... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120299825 - Mobile device and display control method: According to an aspect, a mobile device includes a housing, a display unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The housing is configured to be switched to an opened state or a closed state. The display unit displays a standby screen. The display unit is exposed in any state... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120299814 - Mobile terminal and mode controlling method therein: A mobile terminal including a communication unit; a memory configured to store at least first and second operating systems including at least first and second modes, respectively; and a controller configured to display, in a first display region of a display unit of the mobile terminal, a first application indicator... Agent:
20120299823 - Projection controlling apparatus and projection controlling method: According to an aspect, a projection controlling apparatus for causing a projector to project an image includes a detector, an extractor, and a projection unit. The detector detects a point directed to a first image projected by the projector. The extractor extracts a first object contained in the first image... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120299819 - Sensor image display device and method: This disclosure provides a sensor image display device, which includes a display unit configured to display a sensor image generated based on a signal acquired by a sensor, a selection user interface for allowing a user to select a partial area from an area where the sensor image is displayed,... Agent: Furuno Electric Company, Limited
20120299817 - Systems and methods of image processing that adjust for viewer position, screen size and viewing distance: Several embodiments of image processing systems and methods are disclosed herein whereby at least one characteristic of an image displayed on a target display is changed according to information regarding the viewer's position—e.g. distance to the target display, the visual angle the target display's subtends of the viewer's field of... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120299820 - Touchless interfaces: The shape or position of an object is estimated using a device comprising one or more transmitters and one or more receivers, forming a set of at least two transmitter-receiver combinations. Signals are transmitted from the transmitters, through air, to the object. They are reflected by the object and received... Agent: Elliptic Laboratories As
20120299811 - Transferring rui from one device to another: A method of and system for transferring a remote user interface from one device to another device is described herein. A server stores state information and uses the information to transfer the RUI and/or other data from one device to the other device. This enables a user to transition from... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120299826 - Human/machine interface for using the geometric degrees of freedom of the vocal tract as an input signal: A human/machine (HM) interface that enables a human operator to control a corresponding machine using the geometric degrees of freedom of the operator's vocal tract, for example, using the tongue as a virtual joystick. In one embodiment, the HM interface has an acoustic sensor configured to monitor, in real time,... Agent: Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20120299828 - Method and apparatus for classifying multiple device states: Techniques are described herein for classifying multiple device states using separate Bayesian classifiers. An example of a method described herein includes accessing sensor information of a device, wherein at least some of the sensor information is used in a first feature set and at least some of the sensor information... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120299827 - Multi-platform motion-based computer interactions: Systems and methods for multi-platform motion interactivity, is provided. The system includes a motion-sensing subsystem, a display subsystem including a display, a logic subsystem, and a data-holding subsystem containing instructions executable by the logic subsystem. The system configured to display a displayed scene on the display; receive a dynamically-changing motion... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120299829 - Computer input device: A computer input device configured to accept a user's hand palm down is disclosed. A handle is affixed on top of a stick, which in turn is secured to a base, where the user moves the handle with the user's palm to move the stick relative to the base in... Agent:
20120299830 - Input device: An input device enabling a computer user to provide a range of inputs. The device comprises a body made up of a lower portion and an upper portion; an output interface; and a plurality of movement detectors arranged with the body to detect movements of the input device and based... Agent: Worthington Sharpe Limited
20120299831 - Secure input via a touchscreen: A method and apparatus is provided for securely obtaining input from a touchscreen. A secure execution environment may be implemented (e.g., at a processor), where the secure execution environment may include a touchscreen driver. A keypad image may be sent from the secure execution environment to be displayed by a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120299832 - Touchsurface with level and planar translational travel responsiveness: Described herein are one or more techniques related to a touchsurface with level and planar translational travel responsiveness. One or more of the described implementations include an input device having a rigid body including a touchsurface configured to travel along a depression path in response to being depressed by a... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated
20120299834 - Handheld electronic device with text disambiguation allowing dynamic expansion of input key associations: A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and disambiguation software. The device provides output in the form of a default output and variants. The output is based largely upon the likelihood that a user intended a particular output, but the device also provides additional variants that are not... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120299833 - Handheld electronic device with text disambiguation employing advanced text case feature: A method of disambiguating an input into a handheld electronic device, the handheld electronic device including a memory storing a plurality of language objects. The method includes: detecting an ambiguous input; generating a number of prefix objects corresponding with the ambiguous input; for a first prefix object of the number... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120299835 - Touchscreen japanese character selection through sliding input: Systems, methods, and computer media for selecting characters through touchscreen input are provided. A user selection of a first character, such as a Japanese kana character, displayed on a touchscreen is received. A plurality of additional characters syllabically related to the first character are identified. A presentation order of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120299839 - Aircraft user interfaces with multi-mode haptics: Methods and apparatus are provided for a user interface with haptic feedback. The user interface includes a display element configured to display a visual image; a touch screen panel coupled to the display element and configured to receive a user input; a controller coupled to the touch screen panel and... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120299852 - Computer system with touch screen and gesture processing method thereof: A computer system with a touch screen and a gesture processing method are provided. The computer system has a gesture hook unit for receiving a first type gesture event from a first gesture engine and a plurality of second type gesture events from a second gesture engine. A top-layer image... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.
20120299861 - Coordinate input device, coordinate input method, coordinate input program, and portable terminal: A coordinate input device includes a contact coordinate input unit; an obtaining unit for detecting a first predetermined manipulation for the contact coordinate input unit, and obtaining coordinate information on the contact coordinate input unit; a storing unit for storing a coordinate and a function in association with each other;... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120299836 - Digitizer with spread spectrum circuit: A digitizer with spread spectrum circuit is disclosed herein, and includes an emitting circuit, a processor, an antenna sensing board and a receiving circuit. The processor controls the spread spectrum circuit to determine the frequency bandwidth of the electromagnetic wave signal. The emitting circuit is electrically connected to the spread... Agent:
20120299844 - Display device: The display device includes a touch plate, a sensing plate, a first distance and a second distance. The touch plate includes a first area having a first thickness and a second area having a second thickness. The first thickness is larger than the second thickness. The sensing plate is disposed... Agent: Hannstar Display Corp.
20120299846 - Electronic apparatus and operation support method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus which includes a touch-screen display including a touch panel and a first display, and is connectable to a second display, includes an operation screen switching module and an input control module. The operation screen switching module sets either the first display or the... Agent:
20120299855 - Electronic device: A standard for performing an operation associated with an input object is changed in order to avoid an erroneous operation. When data based on the press detected by a press detection unit 13 satisfies a predetermined standard, a control unit 15 configured to perform the operation associated with the input... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120299857 - Haptic feedback for button and scrolling action simulation in touch input devices: A planar touch control is used to provide input to a computer and haptic feedback is provided thereto. A touch control includes a touch input device with a planar touch surface that inputs a position signal to a processor associated with the computer based on a location of user implemented... Agent: Immersion Corporation
20120299853 - Haptic interface: Systems, apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture that provide for improved haptic interfaces.... Agent:
20120299837 - Identifying contacts and contact attributes in touch sensor data using spatial and temporal features: A touch sensor provides frames of touch sensor data, as the touch sensor is sampled over time. Spatial and temporal features of the touch sensor data from a plurality of frames, and contacts and attributes of the contacts in previous frames, are processed to identify contacts and attributes of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120299845 - Information display apparatus having at least two touch screens and information display method thereof: A method and apparatus for displaying information on at least two touch screens are provided. The method includes sensing a first touch-drag on a first touch screen; sensing a first touch on a second touch screen; and displaying, on at least one of the first and second touch screens, information... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120299851 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a determination section for determining whether or not an input operation is valid on the basis of a proximity distance and a target object, and a process execution section for executing a process according to the input operation when it is determined... Agent:
20120299848 - Information processing device, display control method, and program: There is provided an information processing device including a display control unit configured to identify hover coordinates displayed on a touch screen of a touch panel and a tilt of a device body, and determine an offset value of the identified hover coordinates in accordance with the identified tilt of... Agent:
20120299849 - Information processing device, display control method, and program: There is provided an information processing device including a display control unit configured to acquire hover coordinates on the touch screen in accordance with a transition of mode to a hover mode, and determine both the acquired hover coordinates and coordinates obtained by adding a desired offset value to the... Agent:
20120299862 - Information processing device, processing control method, program, and recording medium: An information processing device, while in a first input mode for receiving a touchless operation as an input, receives a touchless operation as an input, and starts processing that corresponds to the received touchless operation. If the information processing device detects a switch operation, which is made with a touch... Agent:
20120299850 - Integrated digitizer display: An integrated digitizer display is provided, which includes a Thin Film Transistor (TFT) substrate and a sensor electrode. A TFT and an organic light emitting layer are formed on a first surface of the TFT substrate, and the sensor electrode is formed on a second surface of the TFT substrate,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120299854 - Mobile electronic device and input method: An object of the present invention is to provide a mobile electronic device and an input method thereof, all of which are capable of canceling a restricting feature for preventing erroneous operations, and capable of quickly executing a desired feature. In a restricted state, in a case in which a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120299856 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: An object of the invention is to provide a mobile terminal capable of preventing an unintended erroneous input to a touch panel, and a control method thereof. A mobile terminal according to the invention includes a touch panel, a contact area detection unit, and an input determination unit. The contact... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120299847 - Mobile terminal and mode controlling method therein: A mobile terminal including a controller configured to execute a first operating system and activate a first mode corresponding to the first operating system, display a first information screen on a display unit corresponding to the activated first mode, acquire whether a switching command signal is a mode switching command... Agent:
20120299843 - Real-time object transfer and information sharing method: A real-time object transfer and information sharing method includes receiving information on one or more devices through which communication is to be performed, setting movement of a touch having at least one selected from among directivity, time and distance within a predetermined range for each of the devices and storing... Agent:
20120299858 - System and method for audibly presenting selected text: Disclosed herein are methods for presenting speech from a selected text that is on a computing device. This method includes presenting text on a touch-sensitive display and having that text size within a threshold level so that the computing device can accurately determine the intent of the user when the... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120299840 - Systems and methods for smudge control for touch screen human interface devices: Systems and methods for smudge control for touch screen human interface devices are provided. In one embodiment, a touch screen human interface device comprises: a touch sensitive display surface, the touch sensitive display surface including a first region having a first surface energy with respect to a contaminant material; and... Agent: Honeywell International, Inc.
20120299859 - Tactile sensation providing apparatus and method for providing tactile sensation: The tactile sensation providing apparatus 1 includes a touch sensor 40, a tactile sensation providing unit 50 which vibrates a touch face, a display unit 30, a memory unit 70 which stores a definition file of a user interface including information about a tactile sensation to be provided corresponding to... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120299842 - Touch point detecting device and the touch point detecting method thereof: A touch point detecting device is provided. The touch point detecting device comprises a plurality of electrodes and a scanning unit connected to said electrodes and scanning said electrodes with at least two variable excitation signal frequencies. A touch point detecting method is also provided. By means of the touch... Agent:
20120299841 - Touch structure and touch panel having an antenna function: A touch structure having an antenna function includes a substrate unit and an antenna unit. The substrate unit has a touch surface on the top surface thereof for an external object to touch in order to operate a touch-controlled module. The substrate unit includes at least one transparent substrate having... Agent: Auden Techno Corp.
20120299860 - User input: An apparatus, a method and a computer program is provided. The apparatus comprises at least one processor; and at least one memory storing computer program instructions, the at least one processor being configured to execute the computer program instructions to cause the apparatus at least to perform: processing an input... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120299838 - User touch screen interface device: The present invention provides an apparatus, a method, and a system with which a user can easily and precisely select unlimited displaying data and enter text information on a touch screen with a small dimension. The user touch screen interface device comprises a first member, a selection member, an actuation... Agent: Numia Medical Technology, LLC
20120299869 - Capacitance sensing apparatus and control method: A capacitance sensing apparatus applied to a touch panel is provided. The capacitance sensing apparatus includes a plurality of sensor channels including a first sensor channel and a second sensor channel neighboring to each other. A first voltage signal is outputted to the first sensor channel. A plurality of capacitances... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.
20120299874 - Capacitive touch screen: The present invention provides a mutual capacitive multi-touch screen. The conductive strip pattern allows that, when a touch range of each external conductive object on the mutual capacitive multi-touch screen is larger than a predetermined condition, capacitive coupling between each external conductive object and first conductive strip is greater than... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.
20120299868 - High noise immunity and high spatial resolution mutual capacitive touch panel: A mutual capacitive touch panel providing improved noise immunity and improved spatial resolution is described. The touch panel includes a drive line having a plurality of drive electrodes. The touch panel further includes a sense line arranged at an angle with respect to the drive line and the sense line... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20120299866 - Input apparatus having capacitive touch element and pressure-based sensing element integrated therein, and touch event processing method thereof: An input apparatus includes a capacitive touch element, at least a pressure-based sensing element, and a control circuit. The control circuit includes a switch unit and a shared processing unit. The switch unit is coupled to the capacitive touch element and the pressure-based sensing element, for selectively generating an output... Agent:
20120299871 - Input device, display device, and electronic device: An input device has a base, detection electrodes provided on or above the base, detection interconnects provided on or above the base and electrically connected to the detection electrode, and a reinforcing member provided on or above the base and positioned closer to end face side of the base than... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120299872 - Installation structure of thin-type display and resistive film type touch panel, resistive film type touch panel unit with front-surface protrusions, and thin-type display unit with back-surface protrusions: An installation structure of electronic paper and a resistive film type touch panel, includes electronic paper, a resistive film type touch panel disposed on a back surface side of the electronic paper, and a multitude of protrusions that are disposed between the electronic paper and the resistive film type touch... Agent:
20120299875 - Patterned resistive touch panel: A touch panel having a first panel and a second panel, wherein the first panel has a voltage providing area connected to a power source and the second panel has a patterned resistive element facing the voltage providing area so that when a touch event on the touch panel occurs,... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20120299864 - Proximity detection between a mobile device and a related object: Methods and apparatus are provided related to proximity detection between a mobile device and a related object, such as a holder, holster, pocket liner, support surface, or the like. A pattern is associated with the related object or device, for example printed on a surface thereof, the pattern being discernable... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120299873 - Sensing method for a capacitive touch system: A capacitive touch system uses at least two touch integrated circuits to simultaneously scan a touch panel, each of the touch integrated circuits only for scanning a portion of the traces of the touch panel. Therefore, the capacitive touch system can maintain a good frame rate, even the touch panel... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation
20120299865 - Sensor for capacitive touch panel including mesh pattern and capacitive touch panel including the same: A sensor for a capacitive touch panel including a mesh pattern and a capacitive touch panel including the same are disclosed. Each of a first electrode and a second electrode of a capacitor constituting of the capacitive touch panel includes a mesh pattern constituted by a honeycomb pattern.... Agent:
20120299863 - Touch sensor with rfid: The examples describe the integration of a RFID tag with a touch sensor.... Agent:
20120299867 - Touch-control pattern structure, manufacture method thereof and touch panel containing therein: A touch-control pattern structure is provided to reinforce capacitive sensing layer to increase the durability and reliability. The touch-control pattern structure comprises a capacitive sensing layer having two intersected electrode groups and a insulating layer located between the two intersected electrode groups at intersections of the two intersected electrode groups,... Agent:
20120299870 - Wearable heads-up display with integrated finger-tracking input sensor: Disclosed are systems, methods, and devices for interfacing with a wearable heads-up display via a finger-operable input device. The wearable heads-up display may include a display element for receiving and displaying display information received from a processor, and may also include a wearable frame structure supporting the display element and... Agent: Google Inc.
20120299876 - Adaptable projection on occluding object in a projected user interface: A device (100) includes an image generation unit (720) configured to generate an image of a user interface (UI) and a UI projector (105) configured to project the image in a projection area adjacent to the device to generate a projected UI. The device (100) further includes a camera (125)... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab
20120299878 - Input function display device: An input function display device includes: a position information reading unit that is provided with an imaging element optically reading a position information pattern representing a coordinate position on a plane; and a display unit that performs display on the basis of marks read from the position information pattern recorded... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120299877 - Optical touch display device: An optical touch display device is provided. The optical touch display device includes a front frame, a light guide strip, a photosensitive element, and a light source. The front frame includes a body portion having a display opening, at least one positioning board located on a corner of the body... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.
20120299879 - Optical touch screen: The present invention relates to an optical touch screen which can recognize touch coordinates when the screen is touched by a finger, a touch pen, or the like. The optical touch screen comprises units for generating infrared light sources. A control unit calculates coordinates of an object being touched on... Agent:
20120299880 - Phase compensation for multi-stimulus controller: Determining a compensated phase matrix for a multi-stimulus demodulation process is provided. A first drive line of a multi-stimulus sensing system is selected, and a stimulation signal is transmitted on the selected drive line. A channel gain resulting from the stimulation signal is measured from a received sense signal resulting... Agent:
20120299881 - System for tracking and processing handwritten pen strokes on mobile terminal: A system for tracking and processing handwritten pen strokes, including: a digital pen to allow a user to write pen strokes on a substrate; a receiver station for use in combination with said digital pen and adapted for tracking said pen strokes and storing digital pen strokes which include electronic... Agent: I.r.i.s.
20120299882 - Programmable buttons for ereader device: A system and method operable on an electronic device that has mechanical buttons for navigation functions. The mechanical buttons have default configurations for their associated navigation functions, e.g., page forward, page back. The system and method allow the user to change navigation functions associated with the mechanical buttons to suit... Agent:
20120299886 - Device having a conductive light absorbing mask and method for fabricating same: A system and method for an optical component that masks non-active portions of a display and provides an electrical path for one or more display circuits. In one embodiment an optical device includes a substrate, a plurality of optical elements on the substrate, each optical element having an optical characteristic... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120299887 - Display device: A signal distribution circuit (3) includes (i) a redundancy TFT element (8) provided so as to have a channel width identical to those of driving TFT elements (7), (ii) first redundancy lines (9a, 9b), (iii) a second redundancy line (10), and (iv) a third redundancy line (11). It is therefore... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299883 - Organic electroluminescent display apparatus: An organic electroluminescent (EL) display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels each having a first region and a second region of the same hue. The first region and the second region each include an organic EL element including a first electrode, an organic EL layer including a light-emitting layer, and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299884 - Polarity reversal driving method for liquid crystal display panel, and apparatus thereof: The invention discloses a polarity reversal driving method for liquid crystal display panel and an apparatus thereof, wherein a polarity reversal driving period comprises four frames and any one of the four frames may be a start frame, and images are scanned and displayed in a forward or backward order... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120299885 - Semiconductor device, electronic device having the same, and driving method of the same: A digital circuit which can operate normally regardless of binary potentials of an input signal is provided. A semiconductor device comprising a correcting unit and one or a plurality of circuit elements, the correcting unit including a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a first switch, and a second switch, wherein... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120299888 - Display panel: Embodiments may be directed to a display panel includes a base substrate including a display region having a plurality of pixels and a non-display region adjacent to the display region, a connecting line in the non-display region and including at least a first input pad, a second input pad, and... Agent:
20120299889 - Device substrate, light emitting device and driving method of light emitting device: A light emitting device comprising a light emitting element and a first transistor and a second transistor controlling current to be supplied to the light emitting element in a pixel; the first transistor is normally-on; the second transistor is normally-off; a channel length of the first transistor is longer than... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120299890 - Balanced led backlighting for liquid crystal display (lcd): Techniques for providing LED-based backlighting in liquid crystal flat panel displays are disclosed. In one embodiment, optical sensors are provided to sense illuminations from colored LED groups and provide feedback signals to a controller so that a desired ratio of the illuminations is maintained. As a result, true colors could... Agent:
20120299891 - Light emitting device for image display, and image display device: The light emitting device is divided into a plurality of areas, and has, as main configuration elements, an area drive circuit (2), which generates LED data and LCD data, an LED controller (4), and a backlight unit (5), which is provided with a plurality of LEDs (52) corresponding to each... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299892 - Changing display artifacts across frames: Displaying an image on a display screen is provided by periodically changing the scanning order in which rows of sub-pixels of the display screen are scanned. One scanning order can be selected to scan the rows in the update of a first image frame of the display, and then a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120299893 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, computer program, and storage medium: One frame period of image data is divided into a plurality of subframes and driven. A first subframe included in one frame and a second subframe following the first subframe are output at opposite polarities. The image data is output while switching a phase mode between a first mode of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299899 - Display device: A display device which can prevent deterioration of a liquid crystal and reduction in display quality at low power consumption without lowering an aperture ratio is provided. An opposite voltage (Vcom) is applied to an opposite electrode (80) of a liquid crystal capacitive element (Clc). One ends of a pixel... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299895 - Driving system of display panel and driving method thereof: A driving system of a display panel and a driving method thereof are provided, in which the display panel includes a plurality of pixel units, and the driving system includes a timing controller and a voltage generator. The timing controller is used for detecting data values of the pixel units,... Agent:
20120299897 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixels each including a first subpixel and a second subpixel having liquid crystal layers to which mutually different voltages are applicable, and two switching elements that are provided for the first and second subpixels, respectively. The device further includes a plurality... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299898 - Liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display device (100) of this invention has pixels that are arranged in columns and rows to form a matrix pattern. The device includes: an active-matrix substrate (10) that includes pixel electrodes (11) provided for those pixels, scan lines (12) running in a row direction, and signal lines... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299896 - Pixel structure and display system utilizing the same: A pixel structure including a first switching transistor, a setting unit, a capacitor, a driving transistor, a second switching transistor and a luminous element is disclosed. The capacitor is coupled between a first and a second node. The first switching transistor transmits a data signal to the first node according... Agent: Innocom Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120299894 - Pre-charging of sub-pixels: Pre-charging display screen sub-pixels, such as aggressor sub-pixels, prior to the application of a target data voltage to the aggressor sub-pixels is provided. In some examples, a target voltage of a sub-pixel in a previous row in the scanning order of the display can be used to pre-charge sub-pixels. The... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120299902 - Display apparatus: A method of driving an electro-luminescent apparatus including a scanning line, a data line, a power supply line, a pixel electrode, an opposite electrode, a luminescent element interposed between the pixel electrode and the opposite electrode, a first transistor, and a second transistor. In this method, setting a first potential... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120299901 - Liquid crystal display panel and driving method thereof: The present disclosure relates to an LCD panel and a driving method thereof for realizing the embedded touchscreen function of such a LCD panel. The LCD panel according to the present disclosure comprises: an array substrate, a color filter substrate and a layer of liquid crystal provided between the two... Agent: Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
20120299900 - Scanning orders in inversion schemes of displays: Updating an image of a display is provided by scanning rows of sub-pixels of the display by applying voltages to pixel electrodes of adjacent sub-pixels in different lines such that polarity changes in opposite directions can occur in two sub-pixels that are adjacent to a particular sub-pixel. In one example,... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120299903 - Source driver circuit of liquid crystal display device: Provided is a technology for preventing noisy data from being displayed before valid data is inputted when power is turned on in a liquid crystal display. A source driver circuit for a liquid crystal display includes: a power supply voltage input unit configured to divide a first power supply voltage... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd
20120299904 - Apparatus and method for driving display: An apparatus for driving a display includes a shift register, a first latch unit, a second latch unit, a data comparison unit and a level select unit. The shift register generates multiple latch signals according to a sync signal. The first latch unit latches a data signal in response to... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
20120299905 - Fluidic actuator and display device having fluidic actuators: A fluidic actuator includes a chamber filled with a fluid, an element movable in relation to the chamber and in contact with the fluid, as well as a passage for circulating the fluid between the inside and the outside of the chamber in order to vary the amount of fluid... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20120299912 - Avatar-based virtual dressing room: A method to help a user visualize how a wearable article will look on the user's body. Enacted on a computing system, the method includes receiving an image of the user's body from an image-capture component. Based on the image, a posable, three-dimensional, virtual avatar is constructed to substantially resemble... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120299908 - Data broadcast display device, data broadcast display method, and data broadcast display program: A data broadcast display device guarantees stereoscopic perception by the user of a displayed 3D data broadcast image, while alleviating the discomfort a user experiences due to a delay in display. The data broadcast display device includes a reception unit that receives object data for generating the left-view and right-view... Agent:
20120299913 - Directional flat illuminators: Disclosed is an optical valve or light valve for providing large area collimated illumination from localized light sources, and system and method thereof for 2D, 3D, and/or autosteroscopic displays. An optical valve may include a stepped structure, in which the steps include separated extraction features which may be optically hidden... Agent: Reaid Inc.
20120299909 - Display device: According to an aspect, a display device includes a display unit, a detecting unit, and a control unit. The display unit stereoscopically displays a display object. The detecting unit detects a first object and a second object in a three-dimensional space where the display object is displayed. The control unit... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120299911 - Method and arrangement for improved image matching: A method and device for determining at least one set of matching attributes between a plurality of images is disclosed. Two dimensional images are projected to a three dimensional space then searched for matching attributes. Searching for corresponding attributes is much easier and computationally less intensive in the 3D space... Agent:
20120299907 - Method of displaying three-dimensional stereoscopic image and display apparatus for performing the method: A method of displaying a three-dimensional stereoscopic image includes generating a plurality of left-eye or right-eye virtual primary color data using a left-eye or right-eye data frame, calculating a plurality of left-eye or right-eye virtual primary color dimming levels using the left-eye or right-eye virtual primary color data, sequentially outputting... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120299906 - Model-based face image super-resolution: An output image of higher resolution than an input image is constructed by using a low resolution (LR) dictionary of triangle data entries, each having a one-to-one correlation with a high resolution (HR) data entry in an HR dictionary of triangle data entries. The input image is triangularized, and the... Agent:
20120299910 - Z-culling method, three-dimensional graphics processing method and apparatus threrof: A Z culling method, a three-dimensional graphics processing method using Z-culling, and an apparatus thereof are provided. The Z-culling method includes the following steps. A Z cache memory is provided to buffer a cover mask and a dynamic maximum depth value corresponding to each tile. A draw mask, a draw... Agent: Via Technologies, Inc.
20120299914 - Accelerated subsurface scattering determination for rendering 3d objects: The present disclosure includes, among other things, systems, methods, and program products for estimating radiant exitance due to subsurface scattering. For example, one or more aspects of the subject matter described in this disclosure can be embodied in one or more methods that include distributing a plurality of sample points... Agent: Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd.
20120299919 - Image display device: An image display device including a data expanding unit for reading divided data specified by a read command from among plural divided data stored in an HDD and expanding the divided data in a memory from and in which data can be read and written at a higher speed than... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120299915 - Method and device for 3d object protection by transformation of its points: A 3D object is protected by a first device that receives the 3D object, generates translation vectors that are added to the points of the 3D object to obtain a protected 3D object, and outputs the protected 3D object. The protected 3D object is unprotected by a second device by... Agent:
20120299918 - Methods and apparatuses for printing three dimensional images: Systems and methods for printing a 3D object on a three-dimensional (3D) printer are described. The methods semi-automatically or automatically delineate an item in an image, receive a 3D model of the item, matches said item to said 3D model, and send the matched 3D model to a 3D printer.... Agent: Virginia Venture Industries, LLC
20120299917 - Methods and systems for modeling a physical object: Methods and systems for modeling a porous physical object for layered manufacturing are provided. A model of an object includes geometric and material porosity models, each of which are divided into two-dimensional layer representations. Each two-dimensional layer represents a cross-section of the geometric model and material porosity model of the... Agent: Indian Institute Of Technology Madras
20120299916 - System and method for quantitative measurement of cartilage health using mri mapping techniques: This disclosure describes systems, methods, and apparatus for generating a 3D rendering of and quantitative analysis of biochemical MRI voxels corresponding to a tissue or organ of interest. Voxels corresponding to the tissue or organ of interest can be identified from anatomical MRI voxels and aligned with biochemical MRI voxels.... Agent: Steadman Philippon Research Institute
20120299920 - Rendering and navigating photographic panoramas with depth information in a geographic information system: The capability to render and navigate three-dimensional panoramic images in a virtual three-dimensional environment so as to create an immersive three-dimensional experience is provided. Such a capability can present a three-dimensional photographic experience of the real world that is seamlessly integrated with the virtual three-dimensional environment. Depth values associated with... Agent: Google Inc.
20120299921 - Directing indirect illumination to visibly influenced scene regions: A method, apparatus, system, and computer readable storage medium provide the ability to conduct global illumination. A 3D model of a scene is obtained in a computer graphics application. A camera location in the scene is identified and paths emitted from the camera location are traced into the scene (by... Agent: Autodesk, Inc.
20120299922 - Image processing apparatus and method: Provided is an image processing apparatus. The image processing apparatus may adaptively sample a virtual point light (VPL) at a light view within a three-dimensional (3D) model. The image processing apparatus may adaptively sample a surface point at a camera view.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120299924 - Apparatus for viewing full version of content contained therein on a nearby display screen: An apparatus is provided for viewing full content on a display screen. The apparatus includes a portable device adapted to allow viewing of full content on a nearby display screen which is not physically connected to the portable device. The portable device includes a memory that stores the full content;... Agent:
20120299923 - Binocular image display apparatus: two viewing optical systems, one for the left eye and one for the right eye, for projecting original images on the image display devices onto the left and right eyeballs of the viewer. In the left-eye and right-eye viewing optical systems, an observation image projected onto one eyeball includes a... Agent:
20120299926 - Adaptive timeline views of data: Concepts and technologies are described herein for providing adaptive timeline views of data. In accordance with the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, data is displayed in an adaptive timeline view in which data is presented using a time scale. The time scale can be modified to increase or decrease a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120299925 - Determining affinity in social networks: A graph is generated based on a social networking application with a node for each user account, and one or more edges representing the social networking relationships between the user accounts (e.g., friends). A sketch is generated for each node in iterations where edges are removed from the graph and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120299928 - Graphically based method for displaying information generated by an instrument: A computer readable memory medium comprising program instructions for graphically displaying information generated by an instrument is provided. The information is being displayed within a laboratory management system. The program instructions are executable by a processor to generate an instrument information representation in response to receiving information generated by an... Agent:
20120299929 - Multimedia-data-processing method: The present invention relates to a multimedia-data-processing method which enables a media graph to always be constructed in a “connection without negotiation” manner, on the basis of an already known media graph construction, and thus provides a media framework in which procedures for connecting components are minimized, thereby improving the... Agent: Korea Electronics Technology Institute
20120299927 - System and method for displaying parameter independence in a data analysis system: A system for performing a data analysis is provided. The system includes a curve fit module that determines a curve fit function for a data set. A parameter dependence determination module determines a dependence value for a parameter of the curve fit function. A parameter independence determination module determines an... Agent: Molecular Devices, Inc.
20120299930 - Data generating method: A data generating method includes: inputting parameter values to an input screen unit having an input box for inputting parameter values that prescribe the image data; and displaying the input parameter values on the auxiliary display screen unit for which the parameter values are displayed as two-dimensional shapes.... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120299931 - Drawing guidance and stylus: A computer program includes processor-readable instructions configured to cause a processor to: display to a user an object with initial visual stroke guidance information prompting the user to draw an initial stroke for drawing the object, the initial visual stroke guidance information including an indication of a starting location for... Agent: Dano2, LLC
20120299932 - Method for the calculation of the bounding box of vectorial graphic shapes: Method for determining the bounding box of a computerized graphic shape comprising one or more primitives described in vectorial mode, wherein the bounding box is calculated by applying analytical mathematical formulas to the vectorial description of the primitives constituting the shape without preliminarily performing a phase of drawing and displaying... Agent: Telecom Italia S.p.a.
20120299933 - Collection rearrangement animation: Collection rearrangement animation techniques are described herein, which can be employed to represent changes made by a rearrangement in a manner that reduces or eliminates visual confusion. A collection of items arranged at initial positions can be displayed. Various interaction can initiate a rearrangement of the collection of items, such... Agent:
20120299934 - Method and apparatus for creating a computer simulation of an actor: A method for creating a computer simulation of an actor having a first foot, a second foot and a body including the steps of planting the first foot as a support foot along a space time-varying path. There is the step of stopping time regarding placement of the first foot.... Agent:
20120299937 - Audio processing system: An audio processing apparatus is configured to process audio signals from a plurality of sources. The audio processing apparatus may include a digital interface to receive status data indicating a status of at least one source, and an optical output device having a plurality of groups of graphics display areas... Agent: Harman International Industries Ltd.
20120299939 - Displayport control and data registers: Circuits, methods, and apparatus for registers to store information that may be used by devices in a display system. One example provides control and data registers in a display to store information pertaining to a display system that includes the display. The registers can store attributes of the display, a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120299936 - Graphics-aided remote position measurement with handheld geodesic device: A graphics-aided geodesic device is provided. The device includes an antenna for receiving position data from a plurality of satellites and a receiver coupled to the antenna. The device further includes orientation circuitry for obtaining orientation data. The orientation data represents an orientation of the apparatus with respect to a... Agent: Javad Gnss, Inc.
20120299935 - Processing order with integer inputs and floating point inputs: A graphics processing unit 2 includes a texture pipeline 6 which performs filter operations upon texture values. If the texture values are integer texture values, then they may be processed by the texture pipeline in a variable order corresponding to the order in which they are retrieved from a memory... Agent:
20120299938 - Rendering control apparatus, control method thereof, recording medium, rendering server, and rendering system: For each of a plurality of rendering objects to be used to generate a screen to be provided for a client device, identification information and detailed information indicating data necessary for rendering are acquired. By referring to detailed information of each of the plurality of rendering objects, the rendering order... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)
20120299940 - System and method for improving the graphics performance of hosted applications: A system and method for efficiently processing a video stream using limited hardware and/or software resources. For example, one embodiment of a computer-implemented method for efficiently processing a video stream with a processor pipeline having a plurality of pipeline stages, comprises: identifying a bottleneck stage within the processor pipeline the... Agent:
20120299941 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus and a method thereof including: a display unit which displays an image based on a video signal; a battery unit which supplies battery power; and a controller which controls adjusts brightness of the image based on residual quantity of the battery unit when the battery power is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120299946 - Color signal processing apparatus and method: A color signal processing apparatus calculates a target color gamut including color signal values of each pixel of an input video, and calculates target primary colors corresponding to the calculated target color gamut. The color signal processing apparatus produces the calculated target primary colors by mixing primary colors in an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120299947 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device, the display quality of which is not spoilt by dark lines . The display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix pattern, and each of the pixels includes sub-pixels of four different colors. The display device is designed to switchably... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299943 - Graphics processing systems: A graphics processing pipeline includes a fragment shader 8 and can carry out blending either by means of a blend shading software routine in a blend shader 10, or by using fixed function, dedicated processing hardware blending units 12. When the programmable blend shading path using the blend shader 10... Agent:
20120299944 - Method for emphasizing differences in graphical appearance between an original document and a modified document with annotations including outer and inner boundaries: A method for emphasizing differences in graphical appearances between an original document and a modified document is provided in accordance with an aspect of the present invention. The method includes the step of receiving a first bitmap of the modified document, and a second bitmap of the original document. The... Agent:
20120299945 - Method, system and computer program product for automatic and semi-automatic modificatoin of digital images of faces: The present invention is directed at modifying digital images of faces automatically or semi-automatically. In one aspect, a method of detecting faces in digital images and matching and replacing features within the digital images is provided. Techniques for blending, recoloring, shifting and resizing or portions of digital images are disclosed.... Agent:
20120299942 - Modifying color adjustment choices based on image characteristics in an image editing system: What is disclosed is a system and method for dynamically reducing the number of choices by reordering the selectable menu options in each menu of a color adjustment tool based on image content, selections in other menus, and usage history. Color names and color modifiers are reduced and/or reordered through... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120299949 - Authentication system, authentication program, and method of authentication: A processing unit executes a process for creating a dedicated color palette (color palette dedicated for a palm vein GUI) as an initialization process, and creates the color palette dedicated for a palm vein GUI. The processing unit replaces a 256-level gradation grayscale palette set in an acquired photographed image... Agent: Fujitsu Frontech Limited
20120299948 - System and method for processing frequency spectrum of a signal in an image file: A system and method processes frequency spectrum of a signal in an image file of a computing device. The system loads the frequency spectrum from a storage system of the computing device, and displays the frequency spectrum on a user interface of the computing device. The method sets parameters of... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120299950 - Method and apparatus for providing input through an apparatus configured to provide for display of an image: Provided herein is a technique by which a user may interact with an apparatus configured to provide for display of an image, such as with augmented reality glasses. An example embodiment may provide a method including receiving an indication of a first motion event initiated on a first side of... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120299951 - Rendering transparent primitives: Representing a transparent object as a summation of substantially zero step functions of a visibility curve for the object. An array may be used to store nodes to represent the visibility function. The size of the array may be limited to be storable within a memory of an on-chip graphics... Agent:
20120299952 - Imaging bit plane sequencing using pixel value repetition: A system and method for displaying an image are provided. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a data stream representing a frame of an image. The data stream may indicate a first color pixel cluster corresponding to a first color and a second color pixel cluster corresponding to a... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20120299955 - Interactive image thumbnails: A computer-implemented method includes displaying, within a user interface, a view pane having a vertical direction and a horizontal direction, displaying, within the view pane, a plurality of poster frames, each poster frame representing a corresponding media item, a first poster frame being displayed as positioned in a first row... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120299953 - Mobile electronic device and character input method: An object is to provide a mobile electronic device and a character input method which can shorten a view point movement distance of a user even in a state where the display screen of the display unit is used horizontally. The control unit displays the first character kind character left... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120299954 - Mobile electronic device and input method: An object is to provide a mobile electronic device and an input method that can display soft keys corresponding to each of the characters of different character kinds appropriately even in a state where the display screen of the display unit is used horizontally. In a state where the display... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120299956 - Disambiguating picture content and picture frames: Pictures and picture frames are presented in a manner that allows them to be easily disambiguated from one another. Picture content can also be easily swapped between picture frames in a layout. Multiple pictures in a layout might be simultaneously replaced. Pictures might also be inserted into a scratch area... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120299958 - Image processing apparatus, dynamic picture reproduction apparatus, and processing method and program for the same: An image processing apparatus, computer-readable medium, and method that include synthesizing each frame of a dynamic picture so that each synthesized frame of the dynamic picture is displayed on a display, controlling the display to display a plurality of representative images, each of the plurality of representative images corresponding to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120299959 - Method and device for interacting with a map: The present invention relates to an electronic device that comprises a display and a method for such an electronic device. The method includes displaying a map that illustrates a plurality of streets and establishments that are situated on the streets. The method also includes receiving a character input in a... Agent: Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l.
20120299960 - Mobile imaging device as navigator: Embodiments of the invention are directed to obtaining information based on directional orientation of a mobile imaging device, such as a camera phone. Visual information is gathered by the camera and used to determine a directional orientation of the camera, to search for content based on the direction, to manipulate... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.
20120299957 - Replacement of picture content in a layout: Pictures and picture frames are presented in a manner that allows them to be easily disambiguated from one another. Picture content can also be easily swapped between picture frames in a layout. Multiple pictures in a layout might be simultaneously replaced. Pictures might also be inserted into a scratch area... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120299961 - Augmenting a live view: Techniques for augmenting an image of an object captured and displayed in real time with associated content are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method for augmenting the image includes receiving information defining a sampled frame of a video being captured by an electronic device in substantially real time, determining information... Agent: A9.com, Inc.
20120299962 - Method and apparatus for collaborative augmented reality displays: Methods and apparatuses are provided for facilitating interaction with augmented reality devices, such as augmented reality glasses and/or the like. A method may include receiving a visual recording of a view from a first user from an imaging device. The method may also include displaying the visual recording to a... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120299963 - Method and system for selection of home fixtures: A system for selecting one of a plurality of home fixtures, includes a processor, a memory including a database, an input device, and a display. The processor executes instructions to present information corresponding to the home fixtures. The memory is in communication with the processor. The database contains the information... Agent:
20120299964 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer program: An information processing device is disclosed. The information processing device includes an inclination detection unit configured to generate a first signal regarding inclination of the device. The information processing device also includes a display processing unit configured to, based on the first signal, generate a second signal to initiate a... Agent:
20120299965 - Calculating zoom level timeline data: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for calculating zoom level time line data. Event aggregators are configured to read execution data from sequentially received input buffers and pre-calculate data chunks for a specified zoom level to create a zoom tree. The density of execution data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120299967 - Image output apparatus, control method for image output apparatus, and program: An image output apparatus, according to the present invention, for outputting images to a display apparatus including an image processing unit capable of performing image quality adjustment processing differently depending on types of images, comprises a selection unit that selects images to be output to the display apparatus according to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299966 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: A mobile terminal and a control method thereof are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes: a battery; a wireless charging unit; and a controller configured to perform a payment procedure through at least one billing method and then charge the battery, when billing is required for wireless charging through the wireless... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120299968 - Managing an immersive interface in a multi-application immersive environment: This document describes techniques and apparatuses for managing an immersive interface in a multi-application immersive environment. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable a user to alter sizes and/or a layout of multiple immersive interfaces with as little as one selection.... Agent:
20120299969 - Tablet having a hierarchical adjustment function in side area: A tablet is disclosed having a hierarchical adjustment function in a side area thereof. In particular, a tablet has a rollover function area in a side area for performing the functions of scrolling a framed object, minifying and magnifying a framed object (such as a picture), and adjusting a (sound)... Agent: Waltop International Corporation
20120299973 - Adaptive feedback system for compensating for aging pixel areas with enhanced estimation speed: A local priority-based scanning scheme that focuses scanning to areas of a display panel whose measured characteristics are under continuous change (e.g., aging or relaxation). The algorithm identifies areas or regions needing compensation, using a current measurement from a single pixel in an area as a candidate to determine whether... Agent: Ignis Innovation Inc.
20120299971 - Additional application of voltage during a write sequence: With respect to liquid crystal display inversion schemes, a large change in voltage on a data line can affect the voltages on adjacent data lines due to capacitive coupling between data lines. The resulting change in voltage on these adjacent data lines can give rise to visual artifacts in the... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120299970 - Application of voltage to data lines during vcom toggling: With respect to liquid crystal display inversion schemes, a large change in voltage on a data line can affect the voltages on adjacent floating data lines due to capacitive coupling between data lines. The change in voltage on these floating data lines can be increased when the application of voltage... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120299977 - Display control circuit and method thereof: A display control circuit is capable of adjusting backlight intensity according to image content as well as compensating pixel values of frames for power saving and distortion reduction. The display control circuit includes a threshold determining circuit, a pulse width modulation (PWM) control circuit and a pixel value adjusting circuit.... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.
20120299976 - Display device and control method thereof: A display device including a plurality of pixels and a driving module is disclosed. Each pixel stores voltage and displays brightness according to the stored voltage. The driving module updates the stored voltage during a frame period. The frame period includes a plurality of row times. Each row time includes... Agent: Innocom Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120299979 - Light emitting device for image display, image display apparatus, and led driver: Specifically provided is a light emitting device for image display, wherein each of light emitting elements, a PWM control unit which PWM-controls a current to be supplied to the light emitting element, a control condition setting unit which, according to the APL of image data, determines and updatably sets the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299982 - Liquid crystal display device, display method, program, and recording medium: A liquid crystal display device (1) of the present invention includes an image data obtainment section (6), a display (2), and a voltage application section (5), a certain gray scale in a first region of the image being displayed such that the voltage application section (5) applies voltages corresponding to... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120299972 - Offsetting multiple coupling effects in display screens: Design criteria of display screens is provided that can be used in combination with particular inversion schemes and scanning orders of the display screens to reduce or eliminate visual artifacts that can be caused by the effects of capacitive coupling of voltage changes in one part of the display into... Agent:
20120299981 - Plasma display device and method for driving a plasma display panel: The present invention allows a plasma display panel to have gradation levels being sufficient in number and to have stable address discharge. In the plasma display apparatus having a panel and a driver circuit, the driver circuit drives the panel on the subfield structure that satisfies the following. One field... Agent:
20120299975 - System and method for low-flash veil on an electronic paper display: A system and method for controlling a user interface display that de-emphasizes a background image of a physical display. The system and method draws a pattern, preferably a checkered pattern, of black and transparent pixels over the background image. The system and method mitigates any jarring effect of the prior... Agent: Barnes & Noble, Inc.
20120299978 - Systems and methods for aging compensation in amoled displays: Circuits for programming, monitoring, and driving pixels in a display are provided. Circuits generally include a driving transistor to drive current through a light emitting device according to programming information which is stored on a storage device, such as a capacitor. One or more switching transistors are generally included to... Agent: Ignis Innovation Inc.
20120299980 - Terminal device and illumination control method: A terminal device is provided that includes screens and solves a problem in that power is consumed more than necessary. When a prescribed operation is performed on operation section 104, controller 105 causes LCD controller 103 to illuminate at least one of LCDs 101 and 102 at a first brightness... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120299974 - Timing controller and a display device including the same: A timing controller that includes a noise detection circuit and a setting control unit. The noise detection circuit includes a detection unit and a reset signal generating unit. The detection unit outputs a detection signal having a first logic level based on at least one of a plurality of reference... Agent:
20120299986 - Display control apparatus and method and image processing method: A display control apparatus is capable of reducing image scaling times, maintaining image quality, and extending a turn-on time of a pair of 3D glasses. The display control apparatus includes a data processing unit and a timing generating unit. The data processing unit provides an image frame comprising a valid... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.
20120299984 - Display device and displaying method: A display device includes: a display section; a barrier section including a plurality of light barriers, wherein each of the light barriers is switched to be opened or closed; and a shutter control section switching each of a left-eye shutter and a right-eye shutter of one or more shutter glasses... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120299985 - Luminous intensity distribution system and stereoscopic image display device: A luminous intensity distribution system includes a first optical element extending in a first direction, and distributes, given that a first direction is taken to be leftward-rightward when viewed frontward-rearward, light having entered a light-incident surface from a right-rear direction and emits the light through a light-emitting surface toward a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120299983 - Writing data to sub-pixels using different write sequences: With respect to liquid crystal display inversion schemes, a large change in voltage on a data line can affect the voltages on adjacent data lines due to capacitive coupling between data lines. The resulting change in voltage on these adjacent data lines can give rise to visual artifacts in the... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120299987 - 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.11/22/2012 > 180 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120293393 - Mobile image display system: A mobile image display system includes multiple movable panels, each including a video display. Using a position sensor, the system knows when a particular panel reaches a position in which the displayed image is distorted due to overlapping or misalignment of the panels. Then, a central processing unit provides the... Agent: Ic Media Technology, Inc.
20120293395 - method of aligning a helmet mounted display: A method and system of aligning a helmet mounted display mounted to a helmet is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of;—aligning a first helmet mounted display guide symbol with a reference direction;—selecting the alignment of the first helmet mounted display guide symbol with the reference direction;—aligning a first stabilised... Agent: Bae Systems PLC
20120293396 - Imaging display apparatus and method: An imaging display apparatus, includes: display means for image display; first image signal generation means for generating a display image signal based on a captured image signal captured by an imaging section with a field of view direction of a user being a direction of an object; second image signal... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293394 - Information source for mobile communicators: An information source device adapted to be in communication with a plurality of users includes a receiver adapted to determine a time-of-visual-gaze duration of a user viewing the information source device, a transmitter adapted to wirelessly transmit information to the user when the time-of-visual-gaze duration exceeds a pre-determined value.... Agent:
20120293397 - Bootstrap circuit, inverter circuit, scanning circuit, display device, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a bootstrap circuit including: a transistor; and a capacitor connected between a gate electrode of the transistor, and one of source and drain regions of the transistor, the bootstrap circuit serving to carry out a bootstrap operation in which an electric potential at the gate electrode is... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293398 - Display device and method of driving a display device: Write in of lower significant bits of a digital video signal to a memory is eliminated by a memory controller of a signal control circuit in a display device during a second display mode in which the number of gray scales is reduced, as compared to a first display mode.... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120293400 - Image display system, image display apparatus and calibration method: A target value of a contrast ratio of an image display apparatus is set, and the number of levels, among which the luminance of a backlight is changed over, and each level of luminance are decided according to the target value of the contrast ratio. The backlight is made to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293399 - Perceived display resolution of a color electronic matrix display: A display panel (320) of an electronic matrix display (205) can have a set of pixel elements (245), a matrix of gate lines (215) and source lines (220), and a set of switches (235). Pixel elements (245) can be of at least three different colors arranged in a repeating pattern... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
20120293401 - Shift register unit circuit, shift register, array substrate and liquid crystal display: Embodiments of the disclosed technical solution provides a shift register unit circuit which operates based on two clock signals and comprises input terminals, a pre-charging circuit, a first level pulling-down circuit, a second level pulling-down circuit and a scan signal output terminal. Embodiments of the disclosed technical solution also provides... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120293405 - Display device and controlling method: An image display device and controlling method capable of optimizing a state of the image display device for a user at a desired position. The display device includes: an imaging section that takes an image of a predetermined range of a dynamic image with respect to an image display direction;... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293407 - Head mounted display device and image display control method therefor: A Head Mounted Display (HMD) device and an image display control method are disclosed. The device includes a display unit including a left display and a right display for a left eye and a right eye for displaying images for the left eye and the right eye, a vital reaction... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120293404 - Low cost embedded touchless gesture sensor: An array of independently addressable optical emitters, and an array of independently addressable detectors, energized according to an optimized sequence sensing a performed gesture to generate feature vector frames that are compressed by a projection matrix and processed by a trained model to perform touchless gesture recognition.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120293406 - Method and apparatus for processing input in mobile terminal: A method for processing an input in a mobile terminal that recognizes inputs such as a visual input and/or voice input is provided. In the method, a position on a screen corresponding to a viewing direction of a user's eyes is determined. An indicator corresponding to the determined position is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293403 - Method for controlling display device by using double buttons: simultaneously pressing the double buttons so as to actuate a optional function when a cursor is at the optional function of the OSD menu; after actuating the optional function, entering a sub menu and then pressing the power button or the menu button so as to surf the sub menu,... Agent:
20120293409 - Mobile device and display control method: According to an aspect, a mobile device includes an input unit, a display unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The input unit detects operation input. The display unit displays a standby screen. The storage unit stores a plurality of objects to be displayed on the standby screen. The... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120293402 - Monitoring interactions between two or more objects within an environment: One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for monitoring interactions by an input object with an interactive interface projected onto an interface object. That is, an input object (e.g., a finger) and an interface object (e.g., a wall, a hand, a notepad, etc.) may be identified and tracked in... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293408 - Tracking bimanual movements: Hands may be tracked before, during, and after occlusion, and a gesture may be recognized. Movement of two occluded hands may be tracked as a unit during an occlusion period. A type of synchronization characterizing the two occluded hands during the occlusion period may be determined based on the tracked... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120293410 - Flexible input device worn on a finger: Methods and apparatus are directed to an input device including a wearable ring shaped component that is supported on a finger and located between a finger tip and a knuckle of the wearer. The wearable component comprises a touch pad device that is located on an outward surface of the... Agent:
20120293412 - Method and system for tracking of a subject: Method, computer program and system for tracking movement of a subject. The method includes receiving data from a distributed network of camera sensors employing one or more emitted light sources associated with one or more of the one or more camera sensors to generate a volumetric three-dimensional representation of the... Agent: Edge 3 Technologies, Inc.
20120293411 - Methods and apparatus for actuated 3d surface with gestural interactivity: In exemplary implementations of this invention, an array of linear actuators can be used to form a segmented surface. The surface can resemble a low relief sculpture. A user may control the shape of the surface by direct touch manipulation or by making freehand gestures at a distance from the... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20120293413 - Method for controlling display device by using single button: A method for controlling display device by using single button is provided. The method comprises the following steps: pressing a single button so as to turn on the display device when the display device is turned off; pressing the single button for seconds so as to start an On Screen... Agent:
20120293414 - Waterproof computer mouse: A waterproof computer mouse includes an upper housing, a lower housing, a first waterproof ring, a second waterproof ring, a roller and a circuit board. The upper housing has an upper tubular portion downwardly extended therefrom in a through manner. The lower housing has a lower tubular portion upwardly extended... Agent: Silitek Electronic (guangzhou) Co., Ltd.
20120293415 - Haptic device for carving and molding objects: A system, method, and computer program product for automatically providing a haptic stylus based interface for enhanced user interaction with touch screen devices are disclosed. The stylus communicates with the touch screen device to report stylus operating information from onboard sensors, and to receive application program instructions defining feedback and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293416 - Configuring the functionality of control elements of a control device based on orientation: A control device controls the functionality of two or more sets of control elements. A processing unit of the control device determines that it is oriented in a first zone or in a second zone based on input received from a magnetometer. The first and second zones are defined with... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20120293418 - Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for invoking an electronic ink or handwriting interface: User interfaces, methods, systems, and computer-readable media for activating and/or displaying text input systems on display devices may include: (a) displaying a text input system activation target at a user changeable location on a display device; (b) receiving user input directed to the activation target; and (c) activating a text... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293417 - Typing input systems, methods, and devices: Systems, devices, and techniques are disclosed relating to typing input devices. For example a ten-key input device can be provided for receiving input via ten input elements from the ten fingers on a right hand and a left hand. All of the letters of the alphabet can by typed with... Agent:
20120293419 - Electronic apparatus: There is provided an electronic apparatus that includes a display unit including a planar display region, an operation unit formed on a side on which the planar display region is formed, the operation unit including a plurality of keys, the plurality of keys being allowed to be depressed, and a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120293425 - Apparatus and method for supporting eraser function of digitizer pen in digitizer system: An apparatus and method for supporting an eraser function of a digitizer pen in a digitizer system are provided. The method includes, if it is recognized that an eraser part of the digitizer pen gets contact on a reception device, determining a pressure of the eraser part contacting on a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293436 - Apparatus, method, computer program and user interface: An apparatus, method, computer program and user interface, the apparatus comprising: at least one processor: and at least one memory including computer program code; wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, enable the apparatus to; provide an... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120293442 - Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation, and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent:
20120293421 - Control of a device using gestures: In an operating system running on a processing device, detecting a gesture input via a user interface; identifying an operating system operation that corresponds to the gesture; performing the operating system operation; identifying an application running on the operating system that has subscribed to gesture input; and passing data corresponding... Agent:
20120293420 - Disambiguating intentional and incidental contact and motion in multi-touch pointing devices: An input device has both a touch sensor and a position sensor. A computer using data from the input device uses the relative motion of a contact on a touch sensor with respect to motion from a position detector to disambiguate intentional from incidental motion. The input device provides synchronized... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293428 - Display panel with two display directions opposite to each other, electronic device and method for switching electronic device: A display panel with two display directions opposite to each other, an electronic device and a method for switching the electronic device are provided. The display panel comprises a substrate, a first switching element, a second switching element, and a light-emitting diode. The first switching element is coupled to a... Agent: Au Optronics (xiamen) Corporation
20120293426 - Drive system adaptable to a matrix scanning device: The present invention is directed to a drive system adaptable to a matrix scanning device. A number of first drive circuits are disposed on a first periphery along a first direction of a substrate with each said first drive circuit being coupled to at least one column wire of the... Agent:
20120293441 - Elastomeric wave tactile interface: A tactile interface includes a plurality of individually controllable drivers positioned about a perimeter of a tensioned elastomeric material. Each driver includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a piezoelectric material. A top surface of the first electrode is coupled to the tensioned elastomeric material. The piezoelectric material is... Agent:
20120293427 - Information processing control device: An information processing device that includes a display, a touch panel that detects a gesture operation, a memory that stores a correlation between each of a plurality of effects that can be applied to an object displayed on the display and one of a plurality of gesture operations, and a... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Japan Inc.
20120293422 - Injury discovery and documentation: A method and apparatus for injury discovery and documentation includes a graphical touchscreen interface of the device operable to show a body image to allow a user to select an area of an injury on the body image and selectable indicia to allow a user to select a relative level... Agent: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
20120293437 - Method and device for adjusting layout of control buttons: This disclosure provides a method and a device for adjusting layout of control buttons, used to solve the technical problem that the control buttons in a touch screen device cannot move, and cannot satisfy individual requirements of users. In this disclosure, the control buttons can be implemented with re-layout by... Agent:
20120293432 - Method for touch device to transmit coordinates, method for touch device to transmit displacement vector and computer-readable medium: A method for a touch device to transmit coordinates is provided. In a multi-object operation, when a number of objects remains unchanged, the method reduce data to be transmitted by only transmitting displacement vectors of the objects that move.... Agent:
20120293440 - Mode-based graphical user interfaces for touch sensitive input devices: A user interface method is disclosed. The method includes detecting a touch and then determining a user interface mode when a touch is detected. The method further includes activating one or more GUI elements based on the user interface mode and in response to the detected touch.... Agent:
20120293439 - Monitoring pointer trajectory and modifying display interface: Apparatus and methods for improving touch-screen interface usability and accuracy by determining the trajectory of a pointer as it approaches the touch-screen and modifying the touch-screen display accordingly. The system may predict an object on the display the user is likely to select next. The system may designate this object... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293433 - Portable terminal, control method and program: There is provided a portable terminal including a display panel having a display surface with a touch pad, an area management unit which defines a plurality of display areas formed by dividing the display surface, and a display control unit which performs control on an image display in each display... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120293431 - Switching device for a machine, installation, and/or transport system: A switching device for a machine, installation, and/or transportation system has a touch-screen and at least one sensor element that is contained in the touch-screen and by means of which touching of the touch-screen can be registered and a corresponding signal fed out, with its being possible to effect emergency... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120293435 - Tactile sensation providing apparatus: When an operation to a touch sensor 11 is detected in a first operation state in which a main control unit 16 is not busy with data processing, a tactile sensation provision control unit 14 controls a tactile sensation providing unit 13 to vibrate a touch face 11a in a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120293434 - Touch alphabet and communication system: A touch alphabet and communication system is provided. The communication system uses a predetermined set of touch gestures, such as fingertip touch patterns performable on keyless touch-sensitive surfaces, to express the user's desired communication. The touch-sensitive surface may be the touch screen display of a computer, tablet device, cell phone,... Agent:
20120293429 - Touch screen device and method for detecting touch signals thereof: A method for detecting touch signals of a touch screen device includes counting a first time slot and a second time slot of an on-off period of a pixel according to a period of a scan signal and a period of a clock signal, and detecting whether the pixel is... Agent:
20120293430 - Touch screen device and plasma display apparatus having the same: A touch screen device has a screen main body including parallel transmitting electrodes and parallel receiving electrodes disposed in a grid shape; a transmitter sequentially selecting the transmitting electrodes and applying a drive signal; a receiver sequentially selecting the receiving electrodes, receiving a response signal output from the receiving electrode... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120293438 - Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image: A device with a touch-sensitive display may be unlocked via gestures performed on the touch-sensitive display. The device is unlocked if contact with the display corresponds to a predefined gesture for unlocking the device. The device displays one or more unlock images with respect to which the predefined gesture is... Agent:
20120293423 - User interface for handwriting inputs: A method, medium, device, and user interface are provided for receiving a handwriting input and for presenting prediction candidates based on the handwriting input. A pen down event is detected in a writing panel of a user interface. The writing panel is expanded to overlie function keys and a candidate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293424 - User interface for handwriting inputs: A method, medium, device, and user interface are provided for receiving a handwriting input and for presenting prediction candidates based on the handwriting input. A pen down event is detected in a writing panel of a user interface. The writing panel is expanded to overlie function keys and a candidate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293446 - Automatic gain control for capacitive touch panel sensing system: Disclosed are capacitive touchscreen or touch panel systems, devices and methods which increase the dynamic range of touches that may be detected on a capacitive touch screen or touch panel. Increased dynamic range is provided by employing automatic gain control methodologies and circuitry to process signals corresponding to individual mutual... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120293447 - Circuits and methods for differentiating user input from unwanted matter on a touch screen: A circuit includes an interface circuit configured to couple to a capacitive array of a touch screen and a driver circuit coupled to the interface circuit and configured to selectively provide signals to the interface circuit. The circuit further includes at least one sensor coupled to the interface circuit for... Agent:
20120293444 - Controller and adc for low power operation of touchscreen device: Various embodiments of a low-power-consumption analog-to-digital converter (“ADC”) for a touchscreen or touch panel in a capacitive sensing system are disclosed. The ADC is configured to operate in a first mode or a second mode. The first mode is characterized by a first resolution having a first number of ADC... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120293459 - Display apparatus and touch detection method for the same: An exemplary display apparatus includes a plurality of pixel units, a plurality of gate lines, a readout line and a plurality of touch control units. The gate lines are for deciding whether to enable the pixel units. Each of the touch control units is electrically coupled to the readout line... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.
20120293451 - Electronic device with capacitive touch-sensitive display: A method includes utilizing a plurality of electrodes of a capacitive touch-sensitive display to detect touches on the touch-sensitive display, concurrently driving a first group of the plurality of electrodes, and detecting an object spaced from the touch-sensitive display utilizing a second group of the plurality of electrodes while concurrently... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120293456 - Information input apparatus, information input method, and program: An information input apparatus includes: a touch pad; a touch information detecting unit which detects touch information that is information resulting from an operator contacting the touch sensor with a finger; a touch operation start position detecting unit which detects, using the touch information, a touch operation start position that... Agent:
20120293454 - Method of identifying palm area for touch panel and method for updating the identified palm area: A method of identifying a palm area for a touch panel has steps of: receiving sensing frame information having multiple touching sensing points from the touch panel; selecting one of the touching sensing points; outwardly extending a distance from an outline of the selected touching sensing point to define a... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation
20120293445 - Noise blanking for capacitive touch displays: Disclosed are various embodiments of a capacitive touchscreen or touch panel system comprising a controller operably connected to a first plurality of drive electrodes and a second plurality of sense electrodes. The controller includes a noise disruption detector circuit, a user noise source detector/anticipator circuit, clock control logic circuitry operably... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120293452 - Operating method of capacitive touch panel and touch control barrier-type 3d display device: An exemplary operating method of a capacitive touch panel adapted to a touch control barrier-type three-dimensional display device and including a sensing device is disclosed. In the operating method, a sensing voltage readout operation is performed only during a signal caused by a transient of a barrier voltage is smaller... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.
20120293448 - Pressure-sensitive multi-touch device: A pressure-sensitive multi-touch device is provided. The multi-touch device includes a matrix of pressure-sensitive cells, each pressure-sensitive cell configured to change a resistance of the cell inversely proportional to an amount of force applied to that cell. The multi-touch device further includes a force-spreading layer configured to diffuse a force... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293450 - Pressure-sensitive multi-touch device: A pressure-sensitive multi-touch device is provided. The multi-touch device includes a matrix of pressure-sensitive cells, each pressure-sensitive cell configured to change a resistance of the cell inversely proportional to an amount of force applied to that cell. The multi-touch device further includes a spacer assembly between pressure-sensitive cells.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293449 - Remote multi-touch: A remote multi-touch system includes a pressure-sensitive, multi-touch device, a display separate from the pressure-sensitive, multi-touch device, and a controller communicatively coupled to the pressure-sensitive, multi-touch device and the display. The pressure-sensitive, multi-touch device measures a position at which one or more touches are executed on the pressure-sensitive, multi-touch device... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293458 - Touch detection for a digitizer: A detector for providing position detection of objects over a sensor with a first and second set of conductor lines forming a grid with a plurality of junctions there between at which the conductor lines do not contact, includes a signal generator providing a signal to at least one conductor... Agent: N-trig Ltd.
20120293455 - Touch panel testing using mutual capacitor measurements: A capacitive touch panel is tested for the presence or absence of short and open circuits in drive and sense lines without the use of a tool that touches the surface of the panel. During a first stage of testing, drive lines of the touch panel are sequentially driven while... Agent: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
20120293453 - Touch screen device: A touch screen device includes a panel body having electrodes arranged in a grid pattern; a sensitivity calculator configured to calculate a sensitivity for each electrode intersection based on an amount of change in a signal output from the electrodes in response to a touch operation; a touch position detector... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120293457 - Touch screen, touch panel and display device: A detection column wiring includes a set of a first metal wiring having a zigzag pattern and a second metal wiring having a structure axisymmetric with the first metal wiring about a column direction. The first metal wiring includes first sloped portions obliquely sloped by an inclination angle of 45°... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120293443 - Touch sensing method and apparatus using the same: A touch sensing method adapted for a touch panel is provided. The touch sensing method includes following steps. An average value of touch values generated by a touch object on the touch panel is calculated during a first frame period. An amplitude value of the touch values generated by the... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited
20120293461 - Infrared touch screen device capable of multi-touch points sensing: An infrared touch screen device capable of smoothly sensing contact positions of a plurality of touch points and sensing multi-touch points, when a plurality of touch points are produced, are provided. The infrared touch screen comprises a screen provided with a display panel on which an image is projected and... Agent: Afo Co., Ltd.
20120293462 - Optical display and control element and method of optically determining a position: An optical display and control element comprises an at least partially transparent display screen, at least one light source for illuminating a rear side of the display screen, and at least one light sensor for detecting a temporal signal of the light scattered on the display screen. The light source... Agent: Trw Automotive Electronics & Components Gmbh
20120293460 - Photo sensing device suitable for optical touch display panel and applications thereof: A photo sensing device suitable for an optical touch display panel and applications thereof are provided. The photo sensing device includes a photo sensing unit and a coupling unit. The photo sensing unit is used for sensing whether a touch event is happened/occurred or not, and accordingly outputting a judging... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20120293464 - Haptic device for position detection: A system, method, and computer program product for automatically providing a haptic stylus based interface for enhanced user interaction with touch screen devices are disclosed. The stylus communicates with the touch screen device to report stylus operating information from onboard sensors, and to receive application program instructions defining feedback and... Agent:
20120293463 - Stylus based haptic peripheral for touch screen and tablet devices: A system, method, and computer program product for automatically providing a haptic stylus based interface for enhanced user interaction with touch screen devices are disclosed. The stylus communicates with the touch screen device to report stylus operating information from onboard sensors, and to receive application program instructions defining feedback and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293466 - Driving apparatus and driving method of liquid crystal display: A driving apparatus of a liquid crystal display includes a signal modification unit which modifies a signal based on a data signal input to the liquid crystal display, where the signal modification unit determines whether the data signal corresponds to an image to be displayed with a quality deterioration and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293467 - Gate driving circuit and display apparatus having the same: A gate driving circuit includes a shift register and a vertical start line. The shift register includes first to N-th circuit stages sequentially providing first to N-th gate-on signals to first to N-th gate lines, respectively, at least one reverse dummy stage adjacent to the first circuit stage and at... Agent:
20120293468 - Image display apparatus and methods for displaying images: A disclosed apparatus includes a display device having a polarizer, a liquid crystal panel having a first liquid crystal region and a second liquid crystal region of different liquid crystal orientations, and a lenticular lens having a cavity to contain a third liquid crystal region and a fourth liquid crystal... Agent: Innocom Technology (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120293470 - Image display device: An image display apparatus comprising a display device, a circuit board including first and second connectors each disposed at one of the two surfaces thereof, and a flexible circuit board connecting the display device and the circuit board. The flexible circuit board includes: a common circuit part and first and... Agent:
20120293469 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display device: Stable address discharge is caused in a plasma display panel. For this purpose, the image display region of the panel is divided into a plurality of partial display regions, and scan electrodes in each partial display region are classified into two scan electrode groups based on the arranging sequence of... Agent:
20120293465 - Solution for location based notification of intelligent discovery application to user: In accordance with an example embodiment, there is disclosed herein an apparatus including a processor, a data storage in data communication with the processor, a display, a wireless data transceiver, and a display driver. The data storage is operable for storage of application programs and application data. Identification data is... Agent:
20120293471 - Array substrate and liquid crystal display panel: A gate driving circuit (60) separated into a plurality of stages (ST) is provided. In each of the stages (ST), TFT elements (T1) through (T4) are provided, branch lines (78) that connect clock lines (72, 74) to the TFT elements are provided. Junction lines (79A, 79B) are each extended from... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293472 - Ambient light sensor configured to determine the direction of a beam of ambient light incident thereon: Various embodiments of an ambient light sensor configured to determine the direction of a beam of light incident thereon are disclosed. In one embodiment, an ambient light sensor is provided that comprises a plurality of light detectors arranged in a spatial array upon a light sensing surface. Each of the... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120293473 - Display apparatus and image compensating method thereof: A display apparatus is disclosed. The display apparatus includes an environment luminance detector, a display image data analyser, and an image compensation processor. The environment luminance detector detects an environment luminance and generates an environment luminance grade according to the environment luminance. The display image data analyser receives display image... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
20120293475 - Display device: Provided is a display device that has excellent accuracy in image capturing by improving linearity of sensitivity characteristics of a photodiode. An optical sensor provided on an active matrix substrate of the display device includes; a photodiode (D1a) for receiving incident light; a reset signal line (RSTa) for supplying a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293474 - Systems and methods for facilitating lift-off processes: Systems and methods for facilitating lift-off processes are provided. In one embodiment, a method for pattering a thin film on a substrate comprises: depositing a first sacrificial layer of photoresist material onto a substrate such that one or more regions of the substrate are exposed through the first sacrificial layer;... Agent: Intersil Americas Inc.
20120293476 - Method of driving display panel and display apparatus for performing the same: A method of driving a display panel includes outputting a gate signal to a gate line of the display panel, outputting a data voltage having an offset value of a first polarity to a first pixel during a P-th frame, and outputting a data voltage having an offset value of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293477 - Reducing power consumption for a mobile terminal: A method, system and computer program product for saving power for a mobile terminal. Configuration parameters of a first virtual screen are obtained in response to the occurrence of a first trigger event, where the first virtual screen is at least part of the screen of the mobile terminal. The... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120293484 - Display element and electric device equipped with same: A display element (10) includes an upper substrate (first substrate) (2), a lower substrate (second substrate) (3), and a conductive liquid (16) that is sealed in a display space (S) formed between the upper substrate (2) and the lower substrate (3) so as to be moved toward an effective display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293480 - Electrophoretic display and related driving method: An electrophoretic display and a related driving method are provided, the electrophoretic display and related driving method for causing voltage level switching of a common signal of the electrophoretic display, which induces colored electrophoretic particles to be arranged in a more compact way during a power-off period, thereby improving the... Agent:
20120293483 - Output circuit, and data driver and display device using the same: An output circuit includes a connection switch and an operation unit. The connection switch includes first to third terminals for receiving first to third voltages, respectively, selects and outputs the first voltage or the second voltage or the third voltage to each of the first to seventh intermediate terminals, including... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120293482 - Pixel unit circuit and oled display apparatus: The present disclosure discloses a pixel unit circuit and an OLED display apparatus. The pixel unit circuit comprises a first sub-circuit module, a second sub-circuit module, a first capacitor and OLED. An input of the first sub-circuit module is connected to a data line; another input of the first sub-circuit... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120293479 - Pixel, display device including the pixel, and driving method of the display device: A display device that includes a pixel including an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a driving transistor connected to the driving voltage and supplying a driving current to the OLED, a compensation capacitor connected to the gate electrode of the driving transistor, and a first storage capacitor and a second... Agent:
20120293478 - System and methods for extraction of threshold and mobility parameters in amoled displays: Disclosed is a system and method to improve the extraction of transistor and OLED parameters in an AMOLED display for compensation of programming voltages to improve image quality. A pixel circuit includes an organic light emitting device, a drive device to provide a programmable drive current to the light emitting... Agent: Ignis Innovation Inc.
20120293481 - Systems and methods for display systems with dynamic power control: Methods and systems to dynamically adjust a voltage supply of a display are provided. Systems are provided to receive a digital data input indicative of an amount of luminance to be emitted from the display, to determine a desired supply voltage to supply to the display based on the received... Agent: Ignis Innovation Inc.
20120293485 - Gate signal adjustment circuit: A gate signal adjustment circuit for a display is disclosed. The gate signal adjustment circuit can adjust a transition time of a gate signal used to drive data displaying. The adjustment can be to either speed up or slow down the transition time according to the requirements of the display.... Agent:
20120293486 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: It is detected that an object moving in a display screen has passed through an object detection line segment set in the display screen. A region where the detection is inhibited is set in a frame of the display screen. In this detection, it is detected that an object has... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293491 - 3-d touch sensor and 3-d touch panel: A 3-D touch panel includes a 3-D touch sensor, a capacitance sensing unit electrically connected to the 3-D touch sensor, and a processing unit electrically connected to capacitance sensing unit. The 3-D touch sensor includes a flexible substrate, a flexible plane, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The flexible... Agent: National Tsing Hua University
20120293506 - Avatar-based virtual collaborative assistance: A collaborative supportive system based upon avatar, comprising movement-tracking sensors, configured for tracking the movements of a user and of one or more parts of his body; a head-mounted display; and processors, configured for co-operating with the movement-tracking sensors and with the head-mounted display to cause the head-mounted display to... Agent: Selex Sistemi Integrati S.p.a.
20120293493 - Computer-readable storage medium having display control program stored therein, display control apparatus, display control system, and display control method: In a display control apparatus, contents obtained from a server device are planarly displayed on a screen. Then, in the display control apparatus, an image included in the planarly displayed contents is obtained, and it is determined whether or not the obtained image is a stereoscopically viewable image. When the... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120293494 - Computer-readable storage medium having display control program stored therein, display control apparatus, display control system, and display control method: In a display control apparatus, a first content obtained from a server device is planarly displayed on a screen. When an operation to display a second content is detected, the second content is obtained from the server device. In the display control apparatus, it is determined whether or not the... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120293490 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a first substrate opposite a second substrate, a plurality of electrode patterns in the second substrate, the plurality of electrode patterns extending along a first direction, a plurality of barrier patterns in the second substrate, the plurality of barrier patterns being insulated from the electrode patterns... Agent:
20120293501 - Display control device, display control method, program, and recording medium: An apparatus includes a detector and a display controller. The detector is configured to detect an inclination angle of a display surface of a display unit. The display controller is configured to control the display unit to display a plurality of menu items disposed along a depth direction perpendicular to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293500 - Display unit, barrier device, and method of driving display unit: A display unit includes: a display section; a barrier section including a plurality of liquid crystal barriers switching an open state and a closed state; and a barrier driving section driving the barrier section with one or a plurality of barrier drive signals. Each of the barrier drive signals is... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120293510 - Editing apparatus, editing method, and program: [Solution] An editing apparatus is provided including: a component output unit for outputting a display screen on which a plurality of components are displayed; a node output unit for outputting a plurality of nodes respectively corresponding to the plurality of components on the display screen so that the nodes are... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120293487 - Getting snapshots in immersible 3d scene recording in virtual world: A system and method for using an encoding module in a virtual world server for: receiving scene data including a description of at least one virtual object and underlying terrain associated with the scene; organizing the description of the at least one virtual object into a first track segmented by... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120293509 - Graphical data processing: A method of controlling graphical data compression levels for a series of images of varying area in order to maintain a consistent image quality, irrespective of image area. An image of a first area is compressed using a first compression value. When the first image is decompressed for display, it... Agent:
20120293503 - Image display device and liquid crystal lens: An image display device includes: a display panel having a plurality of pixels disposed in a matrix; and a liquid crystal lens disposed on the side of a display surface of the display panel, wherein the pixels of the display panel are divided into a plurality of pixel groups each... Agent: Japan Display East Inc.
20120293502 - Image processing method and stereoscopic image display device using the same: A stereoscopic image display device and method of removing jagging of a stereoscopic image. The method comprises: detecting left edges and right edges by analyzing left-eye image data and right-eye image data; detecting a row line as a complicated line if a number of the left edges or the right... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20120293492 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus, computer-readable storage medium having information processing program stored therein, and information processing method: An information processing system includes a server for managing image files of a planar view image file format and a plurality of first information processing apparatuses each capable of transmitting/receiving an image file via the server. At least one of the first information processing apparatuses includes first transmission means for... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120293497 - Method and system for a computer-rendered three-dimensional mannequin: A system and method for displaying garments, including: a computer-rendered three-dimensional, rotatable model; and a size selection control for selecting different garment sizes to be displayed on the model.... Agent: Zenimax Media, Inc.
20120293499 - Method for depth map generation: A method for depth map generation is disclosed, capable of generating a depth map corresponding an image signal, for the application of a 2D to 3D image transformation system. In the depth map generated by the disclosed method, each of the plural image regions of the image signal is assigned... Agent: National Cheng Kung University
20120293511 - Method for displaying an area to be medically examined and/or treated: In a method and device for displaying an area to be medically examined or treated, first and second image data sets are respectively acquired with first and second different imaging modalities, and the first and second image data sets are brought into geometrical registration with each other. The first data... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120293495 - Method of driving display panel and display apparatus for performing the method: A method of driving a display panel includes outputting a data voltage of a first-eye data frame to a plurality of data lines of the display panel in a first normal frame, and outputting a partial line data voltage of the first-eye data frame to a first partial line of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293489 - Nonlinear depth remapping system and method thereof: A nonlinear depth remapping method includes the following steps: firstly, an initial depth map associated with at least one image is received, with the image comprising a plurality of pixels and the initial depth map carrying an initial depth value of each pixel. Then, an exponential function is utilized to... Agent: National Taiwan University
20120293496 - Organic light emitting diode display device: An OLED display device includes first and second group pixels that emit light during first and second fields, respectively; first and second scan lines respectively coupled to the first and second group pixels; and first and second power lines for respectively supplying first and second power voltages to the first... Agent:
20120293508 - Plasma display device, plasma display system, and method of controlling shutter glass for plasma display device: In a plasma display apparatus capable of displaying an image for stereoscopic view, the image display quality is enhanced. For this purpose, the plasma display apparatus includes a driver circuit and a timing generation circuit. The driver circuit drives the plasma display panel in a manner such that a field... Agent:
20120293488 - Stereo image correction system and method: The invention is directed to a stereo image correction system and method. A shift unit vertically shifts one image of a stereo image pair with a shifted amount, and a depth generator generates a depth map of the shifted image pair. A high-pass filter processes the depth map to result... Agent: Himax Media Solutions, Inc.
20120293504 - System and method for transmitting three-dimensional image information using difference information: Provided is a three-dimensional (3D) image information transmitting system and method based on difference information. A 3D image information transmitting apparatus in the 3D image information transmitting system may include a difference information extractor to extract difference information by comparing a second composite texture image obtained by generating a composite... Agent: University-industry Cooperation Group Of Kyung Hee University
20120293505 - Three dimensional image data models: The present invention provides methods and apparatus for generating a three dimensional output which includes a continuum of image data sprayed over three-dimensional models. The three-dimensional models can be representative of features captured by the image data wherein image data can be captured at multiple disparate points along another continuum.... Agent:
20120293507 - Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and ultrasonic image display method: Provided is an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus which constructs a three-dimensional elastic image by separating elastic volume data and then performing volume rendering, and also provided is an ultrasonic image display method. The three-dimensional elastic image constructing unit separates the elastic volume data into a plurality of data sets on the... Agent: Hitachi Medical Corporation
20120293512 - Three-dimensional graphics clipping method, three-dimensional graphics displaying method, and graphics processing apparatus using the same: A three-dimensional (3D) graphics clipping method, a 3D graphics displaying method, and a 3D graphics processing apparatus using the same are provided. The 3D graphics clipping method includes following steps. A plurality of vertexes of a triangle is obtained, wherein a 3D object is constructed by using a plane of... Agent: Via Technologies, Inc.
20120293513 - Dynamically configurable 3d display: Methods, systems and computer program products provide a dynamically configurable 3D display utilizing a content receiver. The content receiver generates the 3D content with an offset that enables the images to be viewable in a plurality of 3D regions, where each 3D region and images therein are perceived as having... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20120293514 - Systems and methods for segmenting three dimensional image volumes: A method is provided for segmenting three-dimensional (3D) image volumes. The method includes obtaining a 3D volume data set corresponding to an imaged volume, rendering at least a portion of the 3D volume data set based on 3D rendering settings, and creating a two-dimensional (2D) segmentation of the rendered 3D... Agent: General Electric Company
20120293515 - Rendering tessellated geometry with motion and defocus blur: A moving or defocused geometry may be stochastically rendered by grouping a plurality of primitives of that geometry in a hierarchical data structure. Visible fragments may be located in that data structure by hierarchically traversing a ray frustum through the structure. A time-dependent ray tracing data structure may be used... Agent:
20120293516 - Keyboard navigation among visual elements in a user interface: A system navigates among visual elements of a user interface. The system receives a keystroke indicating navigating from a current visual element in a first direction, determines a next visual element that is substantially near the current visual element and in the first direction, and navigates to the next visual... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120293517 - System and method for video choreography: An electronic entertainment system for creating a video sequence by executing video game camera behavior based upon a video game sound file includes a memory configured to store an action event/camera behavior (AE/CB) database, game software such as an action generator module, and one or more sound files. In addition,... Agent:
20120293518 - Determine intended motions: It may be desirable to apply corrective data to aspects of captured image or the user-performed gesture for display of a visual representation that corresponds to the corrective data. The captured motion may be any motion in the physical space that is captured by the capture device, such as a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293520 - Piezoelectric resonators with configurations having no ground connections to enhance electromechanical coupling: This disclosure provides implementations of electromechanical systems resonator structures, devices, apparatus, systems, and related processes. In one aspect, resonator apparatus includes a first conductive layer including a first electrode and a second electrode. The first electrode is coupled to receive a first input signal, and the second electrode is coupled... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120293519 - Rendering mode selection in graphics processing units: This disclosure describes techniques for automatically selecting a rendering mode for use by a graphics processing unit (GPU) to render graphics data for display. More specifically, the techniques include evaluating at least two metrics associated with rendering graphics data of one or more rendering units, and automatically selecting either an... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120293521 - System and method for embedding symbology in digital images and using the symbology to organize and control the digital images: A method and system for designing and affixing symbology, e.g., an identifier, into digital and printed images and using that symbology to link these images to a global computer network to allow the organization and processing of these images both while in digital form, and later when in printed form... Agent: Rothschild Trust Holdings, LLC
20120293522 - Browser for use in navigating a body of information, with particular application to browsing information represented by audiovisual data: A method for enabling a user to review a body of information that includes first and second segments from respective first and second information sources includes: storing second segment digital data representing the second segments; receiving an indication that the user has selected for display a particular first segment; identifying... Agent: Interval Licensing LLC
20120293523 - Mobile electronic device and display control method: According to an aspect, a mobile electronic device includes an operating, a display unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The display unit displays an idle screen. The storage unit stores a first object corresponding to first information and a second object corresponding to second information. The control unit... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120293524 - Display device: A display device (100a) is provided with a display unit (160), an antenna unit (110) that receives electromagnetic waves from a reader/writer device (200), a communication data processing unit (131a) that acquires communication data transmitted by the electromagnetic waves, a display data processing unit (132a) that generates, from the communication... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293525 - Integrated circuit design method for improved testability: A display device is provided with a display panel; and a display panel driver driving the display panel in response to externally-provided image data. The display panel driver includes a display memory for storing the image data, and is configured to perform overdrive processing on the image data read from... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120293526 - Panel control device and panel control system: A panel control device includes a programmable array. This programmable array operates in accordance with a configuration code and includes a plurality of first-class elements and at least one second-class element. This provides a panel control device requiring a small circuit area, being suitable for system-on-chip (SoC) mounting, and driving... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120293537 - Data-generating device, data-generating method, data-generating program and recording medium: Data is generated, which can prevent content displayed on a screen from being accurately replicated. There are provided: an acquiring means that acquires still image data; a still image data generating means that generates a predetermined number of items of still image data in which at least part of pixels... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.
20120293529 - Displaying and inputting symbols: Methods, systems, and computer-storage media having computer-usable instructions embodied thereon, for displaying and inputting symbols are provided. Bopomofo symbols are phonetic representations of Chinese characters. To accommodate all the Bopomofo symbols on a mobile device keyboard without sacrificing key size, the Bopomofo keys are dynamically disabled based on grammar rules... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293532 - Driver-defined screen background for a display in a vehicle: A method for operating a display of a driver information system is provided. On the display, an image is shown, in the foreground of which driver information appears, and in the background of which a user-specific background image appears. The method includes dimming or hiding the user-specific background image in... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120293535 - Illuminating device, display device, and television receiving device: Provided is an illuminating device that is capable of improving use efficiency of cooling fluid used for cooling LEDs. An illuminating device (4) includes LEDs (13), a chassis (14) including a holding surface (14b) on which the LEDs are arranged in a matrix, cooling members (20) that are disposed on... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
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20120293531 - Image processing method and pixel array of flat display panel: An image processing method of a flat display panel includes the following steps. A pixel array including a plurality of display units is provided, and each display unit includes two sub-pixels. An image-signal-to-be-processed is provided. The image-signal-to-be-processed includes a plurality of pixel data, and each of the pixel data includes... Agent:
20120293528 - Method and apparatus for rendering a paper representation on an electronic display: A display apparatus having a surface that displays image data. A processing device processes and provides image data to the display. A camera device is associated with the display and the processing device. The camera device dynamically detects a user's head position relative to the surface of the display and... Agent:
20120293534 - Method and display device for displaying information: A method for displaying information, in which at least one first graphical object is graphically displayed on a display area, and, in the case of a change to a second graphical object, a control device generates graphic data that control the display area in a manner that causes the first... Agent:
20120293533 - Methods for creating gamma correction and tone mapping effects in a digital image: A method for creating gamma correction and tone mapping effects in a digital image includes obtaining rendering parameters, generating the rendering curve using the rendering parameters or their subset, and applying the generated rendering curve to the input image.... Agent: Foveon Inc.
20120293536 - Multi-primary color display device: An object of the present invention is to provide a multi-primary color display device which is capable of handling an increased number of primary colors for color image display with a reduced number of external parts, with reduced increase in the amount of drive circuit and reduced increase in operating... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293527 - Systems and methods for display of controls and related data within a structure: The system helps facility managers and other users to efficiently navigate through a building or complex of buildings, and quickly gather information for (and control) individual building systems or groups of systems. A method includes displaying an image representing at least a portion of a building; and displaying a gradient... Agent: Encelium Holdings, Inc.
20120293538 - Image motion blurring: The disclosed systems and methods make the motion of an object in an animation appear smooth by blending a number of subframes of visually adjusted images of the object for each frame of the animation. A request to animate an object along a motion path can be received by a... Agent:
20120293539 - Apparatus and method for enhancing photorealism of computer graphic image: An apparatus and method for enhancing photorealism of a computer graphic (CG) image. Since color distribution maps of the CG image and a realistic image are extractable, a color distribution map of an input CG image may be adjusted, thereby enhancing photorealism of the CG image.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120293540 - Systems and methods for dither structure creation and application: Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems and methods for creation, modification and implementation of dither pattern structures.... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20120293543 - Displaying items in an application window: A method of displaying a series of items in an application window on a display device, the method comprising the steps of rendering a subset of the series of items in the application window, calculating the vertical size of each rendered item, calculating the vertical size of the minimal rendered... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120293541 - Manipulation of an object as an image of a mapping of graph data: Techniques are disclosed for effectively reflecting a manipulation of an object in graph data. In one example, a method enables a manipulation performed on an object as an image of a mapping of at least a part of graph data including nodes and edges to be reflected in the graph... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120293542 - Manipulation of an object as an image of a mapping of graph data: Techniques are disclosed for effectively reflecting a manipulation of an object in graph data. In one example, a method enables a manipulation performed on an object as an image of a mapping of at least a part of graph data including nodes and edges to be reflected in the graph... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120293544 - Image display apparatus and method of selecting image region using the same: According to an embodiment of the invention, in an image display apparatus, the image capturing unit captures an image including the hands of the operator. The gesture recognition unit recognizes at least one type of hand shapes of both hands in the captured image of the operator as a recognition... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120293545 - Graphics processing systems: In a tile-based graphics processing system, when an overlay image is to be rendered onto an existing image, the existing tile data for the existing image from the frame buffer in the main memory is pre-loaded into the local colour buffer of the graphics processor (step 41). The overlay content... Agent:
20120293546 - Augmented-reality mobile communicator with orientation: A mobile communication device adapted to communicate with a plurality of pre-determined sources disposed at pre-determined different locations includes a receiver adapted to receive wirelessly communicated visual information from a particular source at a pre-determined location, an orientation detector that detects the orientation of the receiver relative to the pre-determined... Agent:
20120293549 - Computer-readable storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method: In a game apparatus, a plurality of images of a real object are taken from a plurality of directions, and the plurality of images are previously stored in a storage device so as to be associated with imaging directions. The game apparatus causes an outer imaging section to take an... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120293548 - Event augmentation with real-time information: A system and method to present a user wearing a head mounted display with supplemental information when viewing a live event. A user wearing an at least partially see-through, head mounted display views the live event while simultaneously receiving information on objects, including people, within the user's field of view,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120293550 - Localization device and localization method with the assistance of augmented reality: A localization device assisted with augmented reality and a localization method thereof are provided. The localization device includes a subject object coordinate generating unit, a relative angle determining element and a processing unit. The subject object coordinate generating unit selects at least three subject objects outside the localization device and... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20120293547 - Management of access to and life cycles of virtual signs: Many different methods, apparatus, and program products are disclosed for handling virtual signs over their life cycles. Potential future locations and headings of a mobile device are used to fetch virtual signs in advance of when the virtual signs might be used. Techniques are disclosed for handling timelines of virtual... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120293551 - User interface elements augmented with force detection: A computing device includes a touch screen display with at least one force sensor, each of which provides a signal in response to contact with the touch screen display. Using force signals from the at least one force sensor that result from contact with the touch screen, the operation of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120293553 - Apparatus, method and computer readable recording medium for displaying content: A method and apparatus for displaying content and a computer-readable recording medium thereof are disclosed. The method for displaying content includes: generating a page corresponding to a content file included in a folder; generating a folder display portion corresponding to the folder and an information display layer including the page;... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology
20120293554 - Image display method and apparatus for same, and recording medium: An image display method for displaying images in layouts having a hierarchic structure of each layout is disclosed. The each layout is geometrically similar each other. A lower layer layout is enlarged to cover and hide an upper layer layout. At least one region of the lowest layout is divided... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120293555 - Information-processing device, method thereof and display device: An electronic blackboard device calculates a pointed position and a side shape of a pointer on a display surface based on a state of receiving reflected light from the pointer at first and second infrared cameras. Subsequently, a pointed position image obtained by taking an image of the pointed position... Agent:
20120293552 - Method and apparatus for display zoom control using object detection: A zoom method and apparatus utilizing object detection. For example, some embodiments allow a user to zoom in or out from the digital content being displayed by moving their head towards or away from the display screen.... Agent:
20120293556 - Mobile terminal and user interface of mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including a display unit configured to display information; a touch layer configured to sense a touch input with respect to the display unit; a controller cooperating with the display unit and the touch layer and configured to: sense a touch input onto the display unit after the... Agent:
20120293557 - Object tracking apparatus, interactive image display system using object tracking apparatus, and methods thereof: The present invention discloses an object tracking apparatus, an interactive image display system using the object tracking apparatus, and methods thereof. The object tracking apparatus generates a control signal inputted to an image display apparatus to display an image in response to an action of an object. The object tracking... Agent: Chip Goal Electronics Corporation, R.o.c.
20120293558 - Manipulating graphical objects: In one example, a method of connecting graphical objects on a display includes routing a connector that includes a first portion and first and second end terminals between two end points. After routing the connector between the end points, the first portion of the connector is associated with a first... Agent: Lucid Software, Inc
20120293559 - Map scrolling device: A prefetch size for drawing calculating unit 6 determines a prefetch size for drawing on the basis of a scroll speed and a scroll direction. A prefetch area for drawing calculating unit 7 determines a prefetch area for drawing from the scroll speed, the scroll direction, and the prefetch size... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120293569 - Active enclosure for computing device: A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device disposed inside the housing. The light device is configured to illuminate the illuminable portion.... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120293568 - Altering frame rates in a mems display by selective line skipping: Systems and methods for improving frame rate in electromechanical display devices are disclosed. Rows or columns in a display device are given priorities and are selected for updating or for skipping during updates based on the priorities, the target frame rate, and the visual effect of skipping the particular line.... Agent: Qualcomm Memes Technologies, Inc.
20120293562 - Dc-dc converter, display device including the same and method of controlling a driving voltage: A DC-DC converter may include a voltage conversion unit and a short detection unit. The voltage conversion unit may be configured to generate a DC voltage for driving a display panel based on an input voltage. The short detection unit may be configured to generate a driving voltage based on... Agent:
20120293566 - Dimming device and image display device: Provided is a dimming device capable of emitting light from any area on a flat plane and which is minimized in crosstalk. The dimming device (1) according to the present invention includes: a light guiding plate (2); an LED (3) disposed on an edge of the light guiding plate (2);... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293565 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus comprises a display panel, a backlight having emission brightness levels adjustable for each of divided sections, a graphic image generating unit that generates a graphic image signal, a synthetic image generating unit that generates a synthetic image signal representing a synthetic image in which an image based... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293563 - Display device: A display device which includes a light source which independently emits light of three colors of RGB, and an emission control unit which controls the light source to continuously emit one of principal wavelength light beams of three RGB light beams in each of the sub-frames, in which the emission... Agent:
20120293567 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device having color display dots with improved brightness and being excellent in visibility. The display device of the present invention comprises a pixel including an odd number of and at least three first sub pixels; and second sub pixels having a higher brightness than... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293564 - Display device and manufacturing method thereof: Provided are a display device that can suppress occurrence of a color breakup as well as occurrence of a false contour, and a control method therefor. In the display device, a plurality of sub-frame periods forming one frame period are divided into: a first group to which sub-frame periods with... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120293561 - Display device capable of controlling external light and method for controlling external light: A display device capable of controlling an external light and a control method are provided. Image display of the display device and the external light are synchronously controlled through a synchronization signal generated by a control module in the display device. The control module generates a first and a second... Agent:
20120293571 - Image display device: An image display device of the present invention includes a subframe generation section (10) for dividing one frame of a video signal into a first subframe during which at least a green (G) light source emits light, a second subframe during which at least a red (R) light source emits... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120293560 - Liquid crystal display having common-voltage compensation mechanism and common-voltage compensation method: A liquid crystal display having common voltage compensation mechanism includes a liquid-crystal capacitor common electrode for receiving a liquid-crystal capacitor common voltage, a storage capacitor common electrode for receiving a storage capacitor common voltage, a common voltage generator for providing the liquid-crystal capacitor common voltage according to a preliminary common... Agent:
20120293570 - Plasma display panel and plasma display device: A PDP is provided with a front plate and a rear plate. The front plate has a protective layer. The protective layer includes a base layer, a plurality of first particles and a plurality of second particles. The first particles are aggregated particles obtained by aggregating a plurality of crystal... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120293572 - Display device: A display device includes: a light emission control part which allows a light source to emit the light having one of the plural different main wavelengths in each of plural sub frames; a display panel which controls the transmission of light in each pixel; and a display control part which... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.11/15/2012 > 163 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120287020 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a content display unit for sharing and displaying same content as content that is operated by a player who directly operates content, in real time with the player side, and a display control unit for causing comments transmitted from the information processing apparatus... Agent:
20120287021 - Display device for connecting plurality of lcd panels: The invention provides a display device including a plurality of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels connected together, wherein each of the LCD panels has a standardized structure while being cut in an invisible region where there is no gate integrated circuit (IC), one of the cut LCD panels is set... Agent: Tovis Co., Ltd.
20120287022 - Systems and methods for facilitating communication between mobile devices and display devices: Certain embodiments herein may include systems and methods for facilitating communication between mobile devices and display devices. According to certain embodiments, various types of connections may be established for communication between mobile devices and display devices. The type of connection may be based on numerous factors, including networks accessible to... Agent: Movl, Inc.
20120287023 - Portable device that is adapted to remotely control content on a nearby display screen: A portable device is provided that is adapted to remotely control content on a nearby display screen. The portable device includes a button which, upon selection, sends commands with respect to current content on the nearby display screen. The portable device is adapted to send a command that specifies an... Agent:
20120287025 - Active matrix display device and driving method thereof: In a circuit in FIG. 1, pluses are input to a first gate signal line and a second gate signal line in accordance with a timing chart in FIG. 3, so that transistors in the circuit are turned on/off. As a result, a potential difference between a third node and... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd
20120287026 - Display panel and production method thereof: A display panel includes: a first substrate; light-emitting elements on a region of the first substrate; a second substrate facing the first substrate with the light-emitting elements therebetween; a glass frit between the first substrate and the second substrate so as to surround the region of the first substrate in... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120287024 - Method for driving display device: In a display device using a light-emitting element or the like, the power consumption is reduced without reducing the display quality. A first operation and a second operation are carried out. In the first operation, a threshold voltage of a transistor is held in a capacitor. In the second operation,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120287027 - El display device and electronic device: Provided is an EL display device which is provided with a power supply line driver circuit including a transistor having capability in supplying a large amount of current over an insulating substrate where a pixel portion is formed. An active matrix EL display device includes a plurality of pixels, a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120287028 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (1) of the present invention includes: gate bus lines (2); source bus lines (4); CS bus lines (6); gate electrodes; source electrodes; first transistors (TFT1); second transistors (TFT2); first pixel electrodes; second pixel electrodes; pixel regions (8) each including a first sub pixel (8a) and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287029 - Display device: A display device comprises a driver circuit having a shift register circuit having a level conversion function is provided with a simple circuit configuration of first, second, and third basic circuits connected in tandem at multistages. A common clear signal is supplied to a control electrode of a third transistor... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120287030 - Display device: An embodiment of the disclosed technology provides a display device comprising an electrophoresis solution tank containing electrophoresis solution and at least a rolling ball used for display colors, the rolling ball being immerged into the electrophoresis solution; and a shelter layer disposed above and covering the electrophoresis solution tank, the... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120287038 - Body scan: A depth image of a scene may be received, observed, or captured by a device. The depth image may then be analyzed to determine whether the depth image includes a human target. For example, the depth image may include one or more targets including a human target and non-human targets.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120287037 - Light-emitting device, and liquid crystal display device and image display device that use the same: A light-emitting device used in a liquid crystal display device is provided with a planar illuminator that focuses emitted light on a predetermined light focus point, and an optical deflector that two dimensionally deflects the light from the planar illuminator. The planar illuminator switches an emission direction of the light... Agent:
20120287034 - Method and apparatus for sharing data between different network devices: Disclosed are a user interface for a data sharing function according to network connection between network electronic devices and a user device for operating a data sharing function using same. The method for sharing data between network electronic devices, includes: searching network electronic devices located at a periphery of a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120287033 - Operation input device: An operation input device includes: an operation body having a handle portion, tilting around a rotation center point when a user tilts the operation axis line of the handle portion, and tilting in a predetermined number of tilting directions; multiple detection portions, the number of the detection portions being less... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120287036 - Portable terminal device having an enlarged-display function, method for controlling enlarged display, and computer-read-enabled recording medium: The disclosed portable terminal device is provided with: a first display unit (20A) having a first display screen (21A); a second display unit (20B) having a second display screen (21B) juxtaposed to the first display screen (21A); an enlargement frame display control unit that controls the first display screen (21A)... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120287031 - Presence sensing: One embodiment may take the form of a method of operating a computing device to provide presence based functionality. The method may include operating the computing device in a reduced power state and collecting a first set of data from a first sensor. Based on the first set of data,... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120287035 - Presence sensing: One embodiment may take the form of a method of operating a computing device in a reduced power state and collecting a first set of data from at least one sensor. Based on the first set of data, the computing device determines a probability that an object is within a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120287032 - Slim profile magnetic user interface devices: Slim profile magnetic user interface devices (slim UIDs) are disclosed. A slim UID may include a slim profile housing, a movable actuator assembly having user contact surfaces on opposite sides, along with a magnet, magnetic sensor, restoration element, and processing element. User mechanical interaction with the actuator element may be... Agent: Seektech, Inc.
20120287039 - User interface for application selection and action control: Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to a computing device including a processor and a machine-readable storage medium, which may include instructions for displaying a first interface area in a user interface, the first interface area including a plurality of application selection controls, each corresponding to an application accessible to the... Agent:
20120287041 - Input device: An input device for use in controlling medical equipment controlled by a mouse. The device includes an elastic finger cot having an interior sized and shaped for selectively receiving and retaining a user's finger. The device has a light emitting diode for emitting a beam of light to illuminate a... Agent: Saint Louis University
20120287042 - Portable terminal and display output method thereof: A portable terminal and a display output method for the portable terminal are provided. The portable terminal comprises at least a first system and a second system, a display device including a display area shared by the first and second systems, and an input device for controlling movement of a... Agent: Lenovo (beijing)) Limited
20120287040 - System and method for operating a helmet mounted display: A display system comprises a transparent display device mountable on the head of a user. A scene of an environment is visible to the user through the transparent display device. The system further comprises a user interface image adapted for display on the display device. The user interface image remains... Agent: Raytheon Company
20120287043 - Computer-readable storage medium having music performance program stored therein, music performance apparatus, music performance system, and music performance method: An input device includes a movement and orientation sensor for detecting one of a movement or an orientation of the input device itself. Firstly, information about one of the movement or the orientation of the input device having been detected by this movement and orientation sensor is obtained. Next, a... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120287044 - Processing of gesture-based user interactions using volumetric zones: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display... Agent: Intellectual Ventures Holding 67 LLC
20120287045 - Computer mouse having remote control: An exemplary computer mouse includes a main body and a remote control. The main body includes a receiving cavity for receiving the remote control. The receiving cavity has two opposite sidewalls. Each of the two opposite sidewalls defines a first recess, a second recess, and a third recess. The first... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20120287046 - Optimized digital operational encoding and input method of world character information and information processing system thereof: Optimized digital operational encoding and input method of world character information and information processing system thereof are directed to digital operational encoding of the world character information with ten numerals 0-9 unifiedly by means of the encoding method operated with addition and subtraction by areas and positions. The method and... Agent:
20120287047 - Method and apparatus to control computer time out: A method controls time-outs during a computer program. The method comprises the step of providing a computer including a display screen; a program on the computer; an optical mouse in communication with the computer to manipulate a cursor on the display screen during operation of the program; a landing shaped... Agent:
20120287048 - Data input method and apparatus for mobile terminal having touchscreen: A data input method and apparatus for a mobile terminal having a touchscreen. The data input method includes: displaying, upon activation of a data input menu, a data input field; displaying a completed input zone providing at least one already entered data item and displaying a combination input zone providing... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120287049 - Gravity sensing input system, gravity sensing input method and electronic device thereof: A gravity sensing input system, a gravity sensing input method and an electronic device thereof are proposed. The gravity sensing input system includes a gravity sensor, an input module, a processing module and an output module. The gravity sensor detects a gravitational acceleration of the electronic device tilted towards a... Agent: Inventec Appliances Corp.
20120287050 - System and method for human interface in a vehicle: A system and method for providing an interface between a driver or passenger of a vehicle and a personal computing device. A projector projects an image onto a driver-facing surface of a steering wheel or other interior surface of the vehicle. At least one gesture sensor senses the person's finger... Agent:
20120287051 - Keypad: A keypad that provides excellent operability even in a virtual keyboard on a touch panel. The keypad comprises a base body 11, which covers the touch panel, and key tops 12, which are formed at positions corresponding to sensing areas of the touch panel. Each of the key tops 12... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisya Leben Hanbai
20120287065 - Electronic device: An electronic device comprises a display unit configured to display an image on a display face; a detecting unit configured to detect a physical quantity which changes according to a distance of a material body from the display unit; and a control unit that enlarges or reduces the image according... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120287067 - Electronic device, control method, and control program: An electronic device includes a display unit, a detection unit, and a control unit. The display unit displays a character string or an image. The detection unit detects contact with the display unit. In a state where a character string or a image is displayed on the display unit, in... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120287057 - Glass with sculpted area, touch sensor device using the same, mold and method for making the same: The present invention discloses an integrated glass including opposite outer and inner surfaces and a solid sculpted area formed either on the outer surface or the inner surface. The solid sculpted area includes a number of concave shapes or convex shapes which can be used to form letters, numbers or... Agent: Weis Limited
20120287056 - Identification of touch point on touch screen device: A system and method of determining a target touch point on a touch screen is presented. A touch down event at a first time and a first location on a touch screen is detected and a touch up event at a second time and a second location on the touch... Agent:
20120287064 - Information processing apparatus communicating with external device via network, and control method of the information processing apparatus: When an information processing apparatus connected to an external device via a network respectively displays an operation screen on an operation unit provided thereto and on the external device, the information processing apparatus changes display of a touched key with highlighting or without highlighting according to whether confidential information such... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287062 - Information processing apparatus, input control method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium: An information processing apparatus accepts an input onto a display screen displayed on a display device. The information processing apparatus determines an input method of a first input using a first time and/or a first trajectory information from a start point to an end point of the accepted first input.... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120287070 - Method and apparatus for notification of input environment: An apparatus, comprising a processor, memory including computer program code, the memory and the computer program code configured to, working with the processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least the following: receiving an indication of an input environment, determining that the input environment negatively affects at least one input... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120287061 - Method and apparatus for providing graphic user interface having item deleting function: A method of providing a graphic user interface (GUI) having an item deleting function includes displaying at least one item, detecting a touch position moving operation after a touch input is entered from a user and deleting the at least one item located on a moving path of the touch... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120287072 - Method for providing human input to a computer: The invention provides a method for providing human input to a computer which allows a user to interact with a display connected to the computer. The method includes the steps of placing a first target on a first portion of the user's body, using an electro-optical sensing means, sensing data... Agent:
20120287069 - Method of controlling touch panel display device and touch panel display device using the same: A method of controlling a touch panel display device, and which includes displaying a first display screen on the display device; receiving, via a controller of the touch panel display device and a touching signal indicating a touching action at a specific point on the first display screen; magnifying, via... Agent:
20120287060 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes a window having a pattern formed to recognize a user's touch input, a key region formed on one surface of the window, and a key body assembly disposed on the other surface of the window to be laminated on the key region, and the key body... Agent:
20120287066 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including a window panel; a touch panel attached to a bottom of the window panel via a light-transmittive resin, the touch panel including a flexible transparent conducting film and having at least one bent portion bending away from the window panel; a display panel provided under the... Agent:
20120287053 - Multi-modal user input device: A user input device, a portable electronic device including the user input device, and an operating method therefor, manages multiple modes of the user input device based on detected force and direction of tilt. The user input device includes a base member with top surface. A sensor touchpad module is... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120287074 - 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:
20120287059 - Portable device and method for operating portable device: The invention is directed to a method for operating a portable device. The portable device comprises a touch screen displaying a plurality of objects. The method comprises steps of receiving a touch signal through a contacted location on the touch screen to select one of the objects corresponding to the... Agent: Htc Corporation
20120287052 - Quick directory search system on a touch screen device and methods thereof: The present disclosure relates to a directory search system. Searching can be provided in a very intuitive manner through a graphical user interface that is part of a search application provided on an electronic device. The search system can employ a first letter of a first name combined with a... Agent: Mitel Networks Corporation
20120287073 - Selection of a selection item on a touch-sensitive display: A focused selection item is displayed on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device. An actuation of a physical key is detected. At least one function associated with the focused selection item is performed in response to the actuation.... Agent:
20120287058 - Switching display modes based on connection state: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for switching display modes based on connections between devices. In one aspect, it is determined that an external display has been connected to or disconnected from a mobile device. Based on the determining, an application executing on... Agent: Google Inc.
20120287063 - System and method for selecting objects of electronic device: In a method for selecting objects of an electronic device, touch operations performed on a touch screen of the electronic device are detected in real-time. A selection region on the touch screen is determined according to a touch operation that is detected from the touch screen. Objects displayed on the... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.
20120287055 - Touch apparatus and touch sensing method thereof: A touch apparatus and a touch sensing method thereof are provided. The touch sensing method includes the following steps. A first touch unit and a second touch unit are detected at different scan periods to obtain a first original signal and a second original signal. A reference signal is obtained... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited
20120287068 - Touch interface device having an electrostatic multitouch surface and method for controlling the device: A touch interface device includes a touch surface, a first electrode, and a second electrode. The first electrode is coupled with the touch surface. The first electrode also configured to receive a first haptic actuation electric potential. The second electrode is coupled with the touch surface. The second electrode also... Agent: Northwestern University
20120287054 - Touch position detecting method: A touch position detecting method for a touch screen is disclosed. In the method, a specific point is detected by comparing a sensed data thereof with a first threshold and by comparing a sum of sensed values of a group of points which include the specific point with a second... Agent: Silicon Integrated Systems Corp.
20120287071 - User input: Apparatus, a method and a computer program are provided. The apparatus includes: at least one processor; and at least one memory storing computer program instructions, the at least one processor being configured to execute the computer program instructions to cause the apparatus at least to perform: controlling a touch sensitive... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120287075 - Active touch sensing circuit apparatus: The invention discloses an active matrix touch sensing circuit apparatus used in a touch panel comprises a sensing unit, a resistance, and a thin film transistor. The resistance connects the sensing unit and the first scan line. The control end of the thin film transistor connects the sensing unit, the... Agent: National Chiao Tung University
20120287079 - Capacitance type touch panel and display device: Provided is a capacitance type touch panel, including: X electrodes which are arranged in parallel in a first direction; Y electrodes which are arranged in parallel in a second direction; and extraction wirings which are connected to one end portions of the Y electrodes, respectively. Each of the extraction wirings... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120287080 - Image display device: An image display device includes: a mechanical shutter unit provided for each of pixels arrayed in a matrix shape and configured to move on a transparent substrate in parallel to the transparent substrate and perform transmission and blocking of light; a pair of control electrodes arranged on both side of... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120287082 - Input device, display device and portable terminal: According to one aspect of the present invention, an input device includes: a substrate; first detection electrodes; second detection electrodes; a first connection electrode; an insulator; and a second connection electrode. The first detection electrodes are provided on or above the substrate and arrayed along a first direction. The second... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120287077 - Input signal correction architecture: A capacitive input device processing system comprises input signal correction circuitry. The input signal correction circuitry includes an amplifier, a correction signal generator, and a charge collection mechanism. The amplifier is configured to receive a combination signal. The combination signal comprises a resulting signal from a sensor element and a... Agent:
20120287078 - Multi-touch detection method and device thereof: A multi-touch detection method and device thereof includes multiple first electrode rows spacedly intersecting with multiple second electrode rows. The first and second electrical signals are applied respectively to each first electrode row and each second electrode row to detect capacitance variations of the first and second electrode rows so... Agent: Sentelic Corporation
20120287081 - Touch sensor panel controller and semicoductor device: Provided is a touch sensor panel which can increase the detection sensitivity of a touch relatively readily. The touch sensor panel controller supplies drive electrodes of a touch sensor panel with a high-voltage AC drive signal with its low level set to a negative voltage and drives them. The time... Agent: Renesas Sp Drivers Inc.
20120287076 - Touch-screen device and method for operating a touch-screen device: A touch-screen device and method for operating a touch-screen device are provided herein. The touch device comprises sensors around the edge and/or on the back of the device that will determine where a user is holding the device. Based on this information certain areas of the touch screen will be... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.
20120287085 - Display device having optical sensors: A liquid crystal display device is provided with a liquid crystal panel 20 including a plurality of optical sensors, a white backlight 31, and an infrared backlight 32. The infrared backlight 32 is turned on and off with predetermined timings. One part of the optical sensors detect light at the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287083 - Optical touch control device and optical touch control system: An optical touch control device includes a detection area, a plurality of image capturing modules, for capturing a plurality of images on the detecting area, and a processing module, coupled to the plurality of image capturing modules, for determining a touch status of the detection area according to variations of... Agent:
20120287086 - Tracking approaching or hovering objects for user interfaces: The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can utilize photo-sensors embedded in a substantially transparent layer of a UI display for tracking objects that approach or hover over the UI display. The photo-sensors can be configured to detect light of certain wavelengths (e.g., visible light, infrared light) that... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120287084 - Wireless communicational optical positioning determining device: A position determination device and process which makes use of wireless communication and optics media for touch control and employs a sensor unit for receiving signal provided at a bottom end of a touch pad. The particular identifiable signal source (modulated light) which is encoded and decoded based on optics... Agent:
20120287087 - Touch screen calibration parameter obtaining method and device: The invention discloses a method for obtaining calibration parameters of a touch screen comprising displaying at least two preset calibration reference points on a LCD; obtaining physical coordinates of sampling points obtained by clicking on positions corresponding to the calibration reference points on the touch screen and displaying the sampling... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120287089 - Information input apparatus, information input system, and information input method: The present invention achieves an information input apparatus for inputting position location information by an input using a pen-type input device configured to acquire handwriting data expressed as a trace of coordinate positions. The information input apparatus includes: an input format presenting unit for presenting an input format for interpreting... Agent: Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.
20120287090 - Interactive whiteboard with wireless remote control: An interactive whiteboard system allows a user to interact, using a stylus, with a computer and a display. The interactive whiteboard system includes a monitor or projector that duplicates or replaces the computer display, and a capture bar that facilitates, via the stylus and the monitor or projected display, interaction... Agent: Sanford, L.p.
20120287088 - Method and system for combining paper-driven and software-driven design processes: A method and system for combining paper-driven and software-driven design processes is provided. An example system comprises a request detector, a stroke analyzer, and a UI definition updater. The request detector may be configured to detect a request to process a change to a UI definition. The stroke analyzer may... Agent: Sap Ag
20120287092 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes a control line through which a drive signal output from a driver is transmitted and transistors arranged along a direction in which the control line extends and driven with the drive signal transmitted through the control line. Parasitic capacitances between gates and sources/drains of the transistors... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120287093 - Display device with optical sensors: In a display device with optical sensors, a recognition processing portion (22) performs recognition processing on a scan picture generated by optical sensors (2), and calculates a position. A mode control portion (24) determines whether or not the mode is standby so that the recognition processing portion (22) is stopped... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287096 - Driving method of an electric circuit: A variation in threshold may be suppressed by structuring an analog switch by a MOS transistor and forming a signal synchronized to a clock by making the clock which is a common signal in continuity or discontinuity. An object of the present invention is to reduce the variation in the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120287091 - Electronic paper label apparatus: An electronic paper label apparatus (10) includes a dual interface memory unit (102), a microcontroller unit (104) electrically connected to the dual interface memory unit (102), an electronic paper driver unit (106) electrically connected to the microcontroller unit (104), and an electronic paper unit (108) electrically connected to the electronic... Agent: Prodigid Limited
20120287097 - Semiconductor device, led driving circuit, and apparatus for displaying an image: The semiconductor device is included in the LED driving circuit (current regulator) of driving the LED array (with series-connected number m×parallel-connected number n), and is formed of a plurality (n pieces) of LED driving devices of controlling a current (constant-current driving) flowing in each string. A vertical semiconductor device, for... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120287094 - Thin film transistor, method for manufacturing same, and display apparatus: Disclosed is a thin film transistor that is provided with a gate insulating film that is inexpensive, and that is less likely to have a low-density microcrystalline silicon layer formed thereon due to plasma induced damage, while suppressing fluctuation of a threshold voltage. In a TFT (100) having the bottom... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287095 - Visual rfid tags and interactive visual rfid networks: RFID driven display system components such as wireless displays (visual RFID tags) and multi-antenna wireless RFID readers that monitor/control the RFID driven displays in order to provide visual real-time information to display viewers and/or provide useful information to a central processing station that monitors the status of and/or updates the... Agent: Omni-id Limited
20120287098 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optic device includes an electro-optical panel and a polarization axis conversion unit that emits transmission lights corresponding to a first image or a second image with the polarization axis of the first image intersecting the polarization axis of the second image, by converting the polarization axis of the lights... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287099 - Display device: A display device includes a plurality of pulse output circuits each of which outputs signals to one of the two kinds of scan lines and a plurality of inverted pulse output circuits each of which outputs, to the other of the two kinds of scan lines, inverted or substantially inverted... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120287100 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device increasing transmittance to improve brightness while employing ferroelectric liquid crystals in a half-V mode. The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel including ferroelectric liquid crystals of a half-V mode, and a driving circuit driving a liquid crystal panel so that... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20120287101 - Latch circuit and display device using the latch circuit: A latch circuit includes an input transistor, a retention capacitor connected between an electrode of the input transistor and a first latch control line, a first transistor having an electrode connected to the first latch control line and a gate connected to the electrode of the input transistor, a second... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120287104 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (1) includes: a plurality of pixels each displaying any one of mutually different primary colors; a subpixel, provided for each of the plurality of pixels, which has an auxiliary capacitor (Cs1); and a second subpixel, provided for each of the plurality of pixels, which has... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287106 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device that can electrically control the viewing angle. A liquid crystal display device according to an aspect of the present invention includes a first electrode group on the lower substrate and a first region of liquid crystals in image drive areas controllable... Agent:
20120287105 - Method for driving plasma display panel and plasma display device: The present invention provides a method of driving a plasma display apparatus, which allows a high-luminance large-sized panel to have stable address discharge, with increase in power consumption suppressed. In the method, one field is divided into a plurality of subfields, each of which having an address period and a... Agent:
20120287102 - Pixel circuit, display device, electronic apparatus, and method for driving pixel circuit: A pixel circuit includes a display part, hold capacitance, a write transistor that writes a drive voltage corresponding to a video signal to the hold capacitance, and a drive transistor that drives the display part based on the drive voltage written to the hold capacitance. The pixel circuit is so... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120287103 - Pixel unit circuit, pixel array, display panel and display panel driving method: A pixel circuit array is disclosed and includes pixel unit circuits, and each of the pixel unit circuit includes a precharge circuit, a compensation circuit, a holding circuit, a driving circuit, a light emitting circuit, a first power supply terminal, a second power supply terminal, a third power supply terminal,... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120287109 - Data driver and display module using the same: A data driver and a display module using the same are provided. The data driver includes a data line driving circuit and a power control circuit. The data line driving circuit drives data lines of the display module. The power control circuit controls an external power generating circuit connected to... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
20120287108 - Display device: A display device includes a display panel configured to display an image in an upward direction and a reflective panel on the display panel, the reflective panel configured to selectively transmit or reflect light with respect to an area corresponding to the image.... Agent:
20120287112 - Driving circuit of liquid crystal display: A driving circuit of a liquid crystal display includes: a timing controller to output a gate control signal and a data control signal to control driving of a gate driving unit and a data driving unit and to output digital video data; a pair of gate driving units to be... Agent:
20120287107 - Liquid crystal display: This invention discloses an LCD which includes an LCD panel and a pixel voltage adjuster. The LCD panel includes a plurality of pixel units which are arranged in the way of a matrix. Each pixel unit is provided with a liquid crystal capacitor. The liquid crystal capacitor includes a pixel... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co.
20120287110 - Liquid crystal display device, drive method of liquid crystal display device, and electronic device: In a liquid crystal display device, an in-phase signal or a reversed phase signal of a signal supplied to a counter electrode is supplied to a source bus line during a video signal unwritten period, where (i) a video signal written period represents a period during which a voltage is... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287113 - Liquid crystal display device, mobile device, and method for driving liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (1) includes: a pixel circuit (4) in which a retention capacitor is provided; an illuminance sensor (14) for detecting illuminance on a liquid crystal display surface of a liquid crystal panel (2) of the liquid crystal display device; and a CS driver (8) for applying... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287111 - Plasma display device and plasma display panel driving method: Image display quality of a plasma display apparatus is enhanced. For this purpose, the plasma display apparatus includes a number-of-sustain-pulses corrector for controlling the number of sustain pulses to be generated. The number-of-sustain-pulses corrector includes an all-cell light-emitting rate detection circuit (46), a partial light-emitting rate detection circuit (47), and... Agent:
20120287114 - Interface including views positioned in along multiple dimensions: A particular method includes generating an interface that includes a plurality of first views positioned along a first dimension. The interface also includes at least one second view positioned with respect to at least one of the first views along a second dimension. The method also includes transmitting the interface... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120287120 - Adaptive timing controller and driving method thereof: An adaptive timing controller, including a receiver, a frame buffer, a data format check circuit and a data converting unit, is provided. The receiver is used for receiving image data of an image frame. The frame buffer is used for temporarily storing the image data. The data format check circuit... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation
20120287116 - Anchors for displaying image sprites, sub-regions and 3d images: Systems, methods and computer program products for displaying image sprites, sub-regions and three dimensional images includes (but is not limited to) receiving a composite image file containing multiple individual images and an index of the multiple individual images, parsing a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the composite image file as... Agent: Google Inc.
20120287126 - Display device and display method: A display device includes a liquid crystal panel with video display lines, a display controller operable to have display data rendered on the liquid crystal panel, the display data including first field data of a video signal input, and second field data of the video signal as field data subsequent... Agent: Jvc Kenwood Corporation
20120287117 - Four-color 3d lcd device: 3D stereoscopic viewing enabled by the use of an LCD panel, dynamic backlight, and glasses. The system utilizes an LCD panel with an LED backlight having a 4-color red-green-blue-yellow pixel array and wavelength selective glasses to isolate each channel by color. The system is based on alternating left and right... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20120287124 - Graphical simulation of objects in a virtual environment: A method for simulating a graphical object. The method comprises monitoring approximate distance between a first graphical object and a second graphical object, the first graphical object having at least a first particle and the second graphical object having at least a second particle; detecting a collision (P220) between the... Agent:
20120287118 - Information processing system, information processing method, and computer-readable storage medium having information processing program stored therein: In a first information processing apparatus, data in a first format is stored. Further, the data in the first format is transformed into a code image by using a predetermined encoding mode. Moreover, code image data in a second format is generated by combining the code image with the data... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120287115 - Method for generating image frames: A method for generating image frames includes setting a 3D display mode of the image frames, configuring at least one parameter of the image frames, and displaying the image frames according to the 3D display mode and the at least one parameter of the image frames. When an input command... Agent:
20120287123 - Point-of-view object selection: Example methods and systems may be implemented by a wearable computer to utilize optical-flow analysis to recognize a predetermined user-action, such as selecting an object. An example method may involve a wearable computing device: (a) receiving video data from a video camera of a wearable computing device: (b) determining optical... Agent: Google Inc.
20120287127 - Recording medium, playback device, integrated circuit: A base-view video stream and a dependent-view video stream are recorded on a BD-ROM. The base-view video stream includes picture data constituting a base view of a stereoscopic image. The dependent-view video stream includes offset metadata and picture data constituting a dependent view of the stereoscopic image. The offset metadata... Agent:
20120287125 - Three-dimensional stereoscopic imaging method, system and imaging device: A three-dimensional stereoscopic imaging method includes: longitudinally slicing a three-dimensional scene according to a physical depth of field to produce several two-dimensional layers; respectively displaying each two-dimensional layer on each different two-dimensional display window to form several two-dimensional pictures; polarizing light emitted from the two-dimensional display windows to transmit the... Agent:
20120287119 - Timing controller with frequency modulation, converter with frequency modulation for scanning-based backlight unit module, and control system for 3d display: Timing controller with frequency modulation, converter with frequency modulation for scanning-based backlight unit module, and control system for 3D display. A timing controller with frequency modulation performs display frequency modulation of a first frame rate of a first display signal and outputs a second display signal at a second frame... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation
20120287122 - Virtual apparel fitting system and method: The various embodiments herein provide a virtual apparel fitting system and a method for displaying the plurality of apparels virtually on the user. The virtual apparel fitting system includes an image capturing device and a digital screen. The image capturing device captures an image of a user and the digital... Agent: Telibrahma Convergent Communications Pvt. Ltd.
20120287128 - Electronic device and method for meshing curved surface: In a method for creating a mesh over a curved surface of an electronic model of an object using an electronic device, sampled points of a boundary line of the electronic model of the object are obtained. The method stores the sampled points of the boundary line in a linked... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120287129 - Function-based representation of n-dimensional structures: A method for modeling an object, particularly suited to complex objects such as anatomical objects, and manipulating the modeled object in a CAD environment includes obtaining volumetric scan data of a region and segmenting the scan data to identify a first object to produce a first set of signed distance... Agent: University Of Washington
20120287130 - Apparatus and method for realistically expressing teeth: A method and apparatus for realistically expressing teeth performs rendering on a shape model of the teeth using a hybrid normal map based on materials and characteristics of the teeth in order to more realistically express the teeth.... Agent: Samsung Electronic Co., Ltd.
20120287131 - Image processing apparatus and image registration method: In the process of a registration between first and second images captured by different image pickup apparatuses, even if corresponding parts have different pixel values, different shapes and different field of view, the registration can be carried out with high speed and high degree of precision. In order to perform... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120287132 - Method for reconstructing geometry mapping: A method for reconstructing geometry mapping of a rasterized area is provided. The method includes: finding a testing pixel within the rasterized area; finding an occluding point corresponding to the testing pixel in a geometry shadow map of the rasterized area; determining weight values of the occluding point according to... Agent: Via Technologies, Inc.
20120287133 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes a first timing generator, a second timing generator and an image adjusting unit. The first timing generator is utilized for generating a plurality of first driving signals, where the first driving signals are utilized to define a position of a first window. The second timing... Agent:
20120287134 - Graph to analyze drilling parameters: A method for presenting drilling information includes presenting a display including a graph having a first axis and a second axis. The first axis represents a rate of penetration (ROP) of a drill bit into a borehole and the second axis representing a mechanical specific energy (MSE) of a drilling... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120287135 - Method and device for rendering areas bounded by curves using a gpu: A method is provided for rendering pixels based on a certain type of Bézier curve, called a simple Bézier arch. The method uses an implicit function to determine whether each pixel in a domain triangle containing the arch is on the arch, on one side of the arch, or on... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120287136 - Text display method and text input method: The present invention relates to a text display method and a text input method. The text display method creates a syllable by combining one or more consonants and vowels based on a combination rule of initial, medial and final phonemes, wherein the initial phonemes are assigned with respective consonants based... Agent:
20120287137 - Management of presentation time in a digital media presentation system with variable rate presentation capability: Techniques are provided for managing Presentation Time in a digital rendering system for presentation of temporally-ordered data when the digital rendering system includes a Variable Rate Presentation capability. In one embodiment, Presentation Time is converted to Data Time, and Data Time is reported instead of Presentation Time when only one... Agent:
20120287138 - Electromechanical device configured to minimize stress-related deformation and methods for fabricating same: Embodiments of MEMS devices include a movable layer supported by overlying support structures, and may also include underlying support structures. In one embodiment, the residual stresses within the overlying support structures and the movable layer are substantially equal. In another embodiment, the residual stresses within the overlying support structures and... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120287140 - Display interface circuit: A display interface circuit includes a physical layer circuit for receiving and modulating an original data signal and an original clock signal, a frame buffer for storing and outputting the data signal according to the clock signal and a command signal, a display serial interface for transmitting the data signal... Agent:
20120287139 - Method and apparatus for generating images using a color field sequential display: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for generating and transmitting video frame data from a graphics processing unit (GPU) to a color field sequential display device. A frame buffer image comprising per-pixel packed color channels is transformed to a frame buffer image comprising regions corresponding to... Agent:
20120287141 - Piecewise non-causal compression and subsequent decompression of quantized data for processing of decompressed data in higher precision processing space: Nonlinear compression of high precision image data (e.g., 12-bits per subpixel) conventionally calls for a large sized lookup table (LUT). A smaller sized and tunable circuit that performs compression with piecewise linear compressing segments is disclosed. The piecewise linear data compressing process is organized so that lumping together of plural... Agent:
20120287145 - Color corrector, video display device, and color correction method: Color correction according to the present disclosure performs correction by adding a predetermined correction value to an input value of a component to be corrected, which is one of a plurality of components for representing a color with a predetermined color space, and outputs a corrected value. The color correction... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120287144 - Display devices and methods for generating images thereon: A display includes pixels and a controller. The controller can cause the pixels to generate colors corresponding to an image frame. The controller can cause the display to display the image frame using sets of subframe images corresponding to contributing colors according to a field sequential color (FSC) image formation... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.
20120287143 - Method and apparatus for selectively reducing color values: A method of displaying an image that includes, in a display having a pixel comprising red, green, blue, and white sub-pixels, receiving data for an image, the image data comprising a first red value corresponding to a brightness of the red sub-pixel, a first green value corresponding to a brightness... Agent:
20120287142 - Power saving field sequential color: In embodiments of power saving field sequential color (FSC), an illumination source illuminates pixels of a displayable image by sequentially generating RGB (red, green, blue) components of a pixel in a timed sequence of field sequential color. The pixels of a displayable image may also include a white component derived... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120287146 - Method for selecting backlight color values: A method of facilitating the display of an image. The method includes, in a display system comprising a display panel having pixels and a backlight having individually addressable colored light emitters configured to provide light to the pixels of the display panel, receiving image data corresponding to an image for... Agent:
20120287147 - Method and apparatus for blending display modes: A method of blending image data that includes displaying a first portion of an image from a first set of pixels according to a first mode in which color values of sub-pixels of the first set of the pixels are determined according to time-averaged colors of the corresponding backlight emitters.... Agent:
20120287148 - Method and apparatus for improved subpixel rendering: A display system with a subpixel renderer configured to subpixel render input image data having a first set of primary colors, the subpixel rendering performed according to an area resample filter, a color sharpening filter, and a metamer sharpening filter, so as to generate subpixel rendered output image data having... Agent:
20120287149 - System and method for processing graphics operations with graphics processing unit: Disclosed is a system and method for processing graphic operations on a plurality of data structures of an image with a graphics processing unit and memory. The disclosed techniques of the system and method create an accumulation buffer of the data structures for accumulating changes to the data structures. A... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120287150 - System and method for focusing icons of hand-held electronic device: A display screen of a hand-held electronic device displays a plurality of icons corresponding to application programs of the hand-held electronic device. The hand-held electronic device includes an up/down-arrow key and a left/right-arrow key. If the up/down-arrow key has been operated, the hand-held electronic device focuses an icon according to... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.
20120287152 - Information processing device, and information processing system: A displayed image generation unit enlarges, reduces, or scrolls a displayed image in accordance with a command for change from a user. When a clip command receiving unit receives a clip command, a clipping area identification unit identifies an area to be clipped according to the clip command. A thumbnail... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20120287151 - Partitioning high resolution images into sub-images for display: Various embodiments provide techniques for partitioning high resolution images into sub-images for display. In at least some embodiments, the techniques can enable a device to display an image in its native resolution (e.g., the image capture resolution) even when the image exceeds a threshold image size for the device. In... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120287157 - Currency processing device: A money handling apparatus that handles money includes an inlet for taking in money; a money storing unit that stores therein the money; an outlet for dispensing the money; a money transport unit that transports the money between the inlet and the outlet, and the money storing unit; a money... Agent:
20120287155 - Image display method and apparatus: An image display apparatus includes an image generation unit and a display unit. The image generation unit generates an image in which subject shape images shaped along the outer shapes of subjects are superimposed on a parallel image includes an array of multiple images to hide the borders or spaces... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120287153 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus includes an image generation unit configured to generate an image that is obtained by photographing a subject from a different viewpoint or an image equivalent to the image obtained by photographing the subject from the different viewpoint, in conjunction with a changing amount of an attention... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120287154 - Method and apparatus for controlling display of item: Provided is a method of controlling display of an item. In the method, a plurality of individual items is displayed. A touch input is detected from at least two of the displayed individual items. An outline of a folder item to be generated is displayed around a plurality of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120287156 - Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and ultrasonic image display method: In order to provide an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and an ultrasonic image display method for appropriately displaying a three-dimensional elastic image, a three-dimensional blood flow image, and a three-dimensional tomographic image such that the images can be separately recognized, the ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes projected image creation units that create... Agent: Hitachi Medical Corporation
20120287158 - Display apparatus, control method for display apparatus, and storage medium: To display a captured image, a display apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a display unit, and a setting unit. The acquisition unit acquires, from an external apparatus, additional information that is to be displayed in association with an object in the captured image. The display unit displays the additional information... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287159 - Viewing of real-time, computer-generated environments: A method of generating a view of a computer-generated environment using a location in a real-world environment, comprising receiving real-time data regarding the location of a device in the real-world environment; mapping the real-time data regarding the device into a virtual camera within a directly-correlating volume of space in the... Agent: University Court Of The University Of Abertay Dundee
20120287160 - Display device and rotation method of same: A display device includes a display screen, an image capturing device for capturing real-time images of a user, a direction unit, an angle calculation unit, and a control unit. The direction unit determines a first desired rotation direction around a first axis and a second desired rotation direction around a... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120287161 - Image generation apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium: At the first scale size, a predetermined first arrangement position is determined as the arrangement position of an image to be arranged on a map. At the second scale size larger than the first scale size, the second arrangement position closer to the shooting location of the image than at... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287162 - Method for displaying location related information:
20120287164 - Image resizing method, image transmission method, and electronic device: An image resizing method is provided comprising obtaining an original image including a peripheral region and a core region including a target image, obtaining a resized image including the entire core region and part of the peripheral region, and displaying the resized image.... Agent:
20120287163 - Scaling of visual content based upon user proximity: A mechanism is disclosed for automatically scaling the size of a set of visual content based upon how close a user's face is to a display. In one implementation, the mechanism initially causes a set of visual content on a display to be sized according to a first scaling factor... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120287165 - Display device, electronic apparatus and display control method: A display apparatus includes: a display device that displays a plurality of images in a first row, an operation of an application program being assigned to each of the images; a rearrangement device that rearranges the plurality of images, when a portion of the first row is specified, such that... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287173 - Allocation registers on a spatial light modulator: The present invention provides a digital backplane and various methods, systems and devices for controlling a digital backplane and light modulating elements. In some embodiments of the present invention, a recursive feedback method is used to control a digital backplane and/or light modulating elements and/or spatial light modulators.... Agent: Syndiant, Inc.
20120287168 - Apparatus for selecting backlight color values: One embodiment may employ one or more non-transitory computer-readable memories, the memories collectively storing instructions for executing a method of facilitating the display of an image. This method may comprise, in a display system comprising a display panel having pixels and a backlight having individually addressable colored light emitters configured... Agent:
20120287174 - Control method of electro-optical device, controller of electro-optical device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: A control method of an electro-optical device includes: performing a first supply process for supplying an electric potential corresponding to the changed gray level to a pixel electrode of a first pixel; performing a second supply process for supplying the same electric potential as an electric potential of a counter... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287175 - Controller of electro-optical device, control method of electro-optical device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: When changing a pixel to white in the middle of a writing operation for writing the pixel in black, a new writing operation for writing the pixel in white is started. When changing a pixel to black in the middle of a writing operation for writing the pixel in white,... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120287171 - Display device: To alleviate an afterimage phenomenon caused by a hysteresis characteristic of a drive transistor. Current driven type light emitting elements 3 are provided for each of pixels 6 that are arranged in a matrix shape, and current of the light emitting elements 3 is controlled using drive TFTs 2 that... Agent: Global Oled Technology LLC
20120287178 - Display drive with permutation and superposition gray-level control: A display driver circuitry with permutation and superposition gray-level control comprises a gray-level controller. The controller may comprise a permutation and superposition adder configured to divide N-bit gray-level data G into M most significant bits, serving as a superposition reference GH, and (N-M) least significant bits, serving as a superposition... Agent: Changchun Institute Of Optics, Fine Mechanics And Physics, Chinese Academy Of Sciences
20120287176 - Image display system and control method therefor: An image display system is constituted by a server and a client apparatus. The server includes a storage unit that stores a plurality of illumination spectrum data after associating the data with values of adjustment parameters, an acquisition unit that acquires the present set value of an adjustment parameter of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120287169 - Led display device and manufacturing method thereof: An LED displaying device includes a first transparent substrate, LEDs and a second transparent substrate. The first transparent substrate includes a circuit structure formed thereon. The LEDs are mounted on the first transparent substrate and electrically connected to the circuit structure. The second transparent substrate is covered on the LEDs.... Agent: Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, Inc.
20120287170 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display having adaptive driving mechanism includes plural pixel array areas and a driving module. Each pixel array area has a plurality of pixels. The driving module includes a signal generation unit for generating grey-level signals corresponding to the pixels based on input image data, a weighting conversion... Agent:
20120287167 - Local dimming display architecture which accommodates irregular backlights: A display system and method for displaying an image on the display system are provided. The display system includes a display panel and a backlight for illuminating the display panel, the backlight including one or more light emitting zones that each emit light in response to a backlight drive value.... Agent:
20120287166 - Method and apparatus for generating images using a color field sequential display: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for generating and transmitting video frame data from a graphics processing unit (GPU) to a color field sequential display device capable of displaying an auto-stereoscopic image. A frame buffer image comprising per-pixel packed color channels is transformed to a frame... Agent:
20120287172 - Method for adjusting a backlight of a display device and device thereof: Adjust a backlight of a display device according to image loading and edge statistics of an input image. When the input image is a dark scene and includes relatively more edges, a luminance of the backlight would be controlled according to the image loading of the input image and compensated... Agent:
20120287177 - Method for driving light-emitting device: A method for driving a light-emitting device comprises steps of: supplying a first potential to a drain of a transistor and a second potential being lower than the first potential to a cathode of a light-emitting element; supplying a third potential which is lower than a potential obtained by adding... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120287179 - Method for writing an image in a liquid crystal display: A method of display on a color sequential liquid crystal screen, notably an LCOS technology screen (integrated circuit screen), is provided. The liquid crystal between a pixel electrode and counter-electrode common to all pixels, and provision is made to alternate the potential of the counter-electrode at each frame. Writing an... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20120287180 - Positively charged ink composition: Positively charged ink compositions, its use and method of making the same are disclosed. A disclosed example of the positively charged ink compositions includes a combination of a carrier liquid, basic pigment-loaded resin particles, a charge director and an acidic charge adjuvant.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Indigo B.v.
20120287181 - Plasma display device and method for driving plasma display panel: The image display quality of the plasma display apparatus is improved. For this purpose, the plasma display apparatus corrects the number of generated sustain pulses in each subfield using a first correction coefficient that is read from look-up table (62) in response to the all-cell light-emitting rate and the partial... Agent:
20120287182 - Optimization of light source drive values in backlight systems: A method of optimizing the luminance level of a backlight system is presented. The method entails dividing the backlight system into zones, each of the zones having a light source; determining a target illumination level for each of the zones based on data values of a display panel that is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.11/08/2012 > 143 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120280891 - Display and display assembly: A display includes a frame component, a display module, a first outer frame and a second outer frame. The frame component includes a first side and a second side. The display module is configured on the frame component. The first outer frame is configured at the second side, while the... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.
20120280892 - Multi-directional multi-screen display system: A multi-screen display system is described that includes a base, a column coupled to the base and an arm coupled to the column. The system also includes a first monitor, a first monitor connector for connecting the rear of the first monitor to the arm, a second monitor, and a... Agent:
20120280893 - Free-horizon binocular image display device with integrated video signal source: A binocular display device comprises a head-mounted supporting frame and two image display blocks arranged below eye level, said blocks comprising a display and a magnifying optical system. The device further comprises a case arranged above eye level, a transversal console arranged below eye level, said consol projecting from the... Agent:
20120280894 - Organic light-emitting display device: An organic light-emitting display device including: pixels on a first surface of a substrate, each pixel having a first region and a second region; pixel circuit units in the first region, each pixel circuit unit including at least one TFT; a first insulation film covering the pixel circuit units; first... Agent:
20120280895 - Liquid crystal display panel: A liquid crystal display panel divided into a first and a second regions respectively having a plurality of sub-pixels arranged in array is provided. Each sub-pixel has a first display area providing a first main alignment vector, a second display area providing a second main alignment vector, and a compensation... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20120280896 - Liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal display device according to the present invention, a plurality of subpixels are arranged in one column and n rows (where n is an even number that is equal to or greater than four) within each pixel (P). In two arbitrary ones of the pixels (P), which... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120280897 - Attribute state classification: Attribute state classification techniques are described. In one or more implementations, one or more pixels of an image are classified by a computing device as having one or several states for one or more attributes that do not identify corresponding body parts of a user. A gesture is recognized by... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120280901 - Environment-dependent dynamic range control for gesture recognition: Technologies are generally described for environment-dependent dynamic range control for gesture recognition. In some examples, user environment including, but not limited to, location, device size, virtual or physical display size, is detected and gesture control range adjusted according to the detected environment. In other examples, a controller user interface or... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC
20120280900 - Gesture recognition using plural sensors: Apparatus comprises a processor; a user interface enabling user interaction with one or more software applications associated with the processor; first and second sensors configured to detect, and generate signals corresponding to, objects located within respective first and second sensing zones remote from the apparatus, wherein the sensors are configured... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120280905 - Identifying gestures using multiple sensors: Systems and methods for recognizing human gestures are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for recognizing a gesture made by an operator with a portable device, may comprise: obtaining a first sensor data profile associated with measurements made by the first sensor while the operator made a specific gesture involving... Agent: Net Power And Light, Inc.
20120280904 - Method for detecting gestures using a multi-segment photodiode and one or fewer illumination sources: A gesture sensing device includes a multiple segmented photo sensor and a control circuit for processing sensed voltages output from the sensor. The control circuit processes the sensed voltage signals to determine target motion relative to the segmented photo sensor. The control circuit includes an algorithm configured to calculate one... Agent: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
20120280898 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for controlling information detail in a multi-device environment: A method is provided for controlling information detail in a multi-device environment. In particular, example methods may provide for operating a device in a multi-device environment, directing the presentation, on a display of the device, of a first image, detecting a motion of the device, directing a change of the... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120280899 - Methods and apparatuses for defining the active channel in a stereoscopic view by using eye tracking: Methods and apparatuses are provided for facilitating interaction with a three-dimensional user interface. A method may include receiving an indication of an eye movement input to an imaging sensor. The method may further include determining, by a processor, a relation of the eye movement to at least one of a... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120280903 - Motion sensing display apparatuses: Motion-sensing display apparatuses supported near a user's eye including partially transparent screens at least partially disposed within the user's field of vision, image generators positioned to display an image on a first side of the screen, motion capture devices positioned near the screen and configured to capture a user gesture... Agent:
20120280906 - Portable information processing device: A portable information processing device (1) includes a dedicated return function switch (35) provided on the surface of a housing (20) for returning the portable information processing device to an immediately precedent operation in a remote operation of an apparatus to be controlled in the remote control mode and a... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
20120280907 - Portable information processing device and media data replay system: A portable information processing device (1) is provided with a communication portion (12) capable of communication according to a prescribed network standard allowing sharing of media data between corresponding apparatuses connected to a network, a built-in display portion (10) capable of replaying/displaying the media data, a control unit (18a) capable... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
20120280902 - Proximity sensor mesh for motion capture: Apparatuses for motion capture are disclosed that includes a surface configured to support an object; and at least one sensor arranged with the surface, wherein the at least one sensor is configured to communicate with one or more remote sensors to obtain at least one of ranging or inertial information... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120280908 - Smartphone-based methods and systems: Arrangements involving portable devices (e.g., smartphones and tablet computers) are disclosed. One arrangement enables a content creator to select software with which that creator's content should be rendered—assuring continuity between artistic intention and delivery. Another utilizes a device camera to identify nearby subjects, and take actions based thereon. Others rely... Agent:
20120280910 - Control system and method for controlling a plurality of computer devices: The invention provides a control system for controlling a plurality of computer devices, the computer devices each having at least a processing unit, the control system comprising a pointer device, a tracking system connected to a processing unit of each of the plurality of computer devices, the tracking system comprising... Agent: Elmiro Business Development B.v.
20120280909 - Image display system and image display method: An image display system includes an image projection unit that projects image information; a light pointer that designates a point in the image information by irradiating pointing light, wherein the irradiation of the pointing light can be turned on and turned off; a photographing unit that photographs an area on... Agent:
20120280912 - Computer mouse providing a touchless input interface: A computer input device, such as a mouse, has a surface movement sensor in communication with a processing circuit for providing to the processing circuit first signals indicative of sensed movement of the computer input device upon a surface, and one or more touchless sensor subsystems in communication with the... Agent: W.w. Grainger, Inc.
20120280911 - Indicating device used for a projection system: An indicating device used for a projection system is provided. The indicating device comprises a body, a transmission device and a photovoltaic conversion device. The transmission device is disposed in the body to emit a signal. The photovoltaic conversion device is disposed on the body and partially converts the optical... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.
20120280913 - Handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device is provided, which includes a body and a key layout. The body has a base surface. The key layout is disposed on the base surface of the body and includes a plurality of keys. The key layout is a QWERTY key layout and the keys are... Agent: Htc Corporation
20120280914 - Handheld mobile communication device with moveable display/cover member: Handheld mobile communication devices according to the disclosure have a closed position, in which the display member of the device covers at least a portion of the keys of on the keypad member of the device, and an open position, in which the keys are accessible and the device is... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120280917 - Adjusting mobile device state based on user intentions and/or identity: In one embodiment, while a mobile electronic device is in a first operation state, it receives sensor data from one or more sensors of the mobile electronic device. The mobile electronic device analyzes the sensor data to estimate a current intention of a user with respect to the mobile electronic... Agent:
20120280921 - Apparatus and method for controlling brightness in portable terminal: An apparatus and method for controlling a screen brightness of a portable terminal are provided. The method includes sensing a screen touch action, and setting a screen brightness value of a screen area where the screen touch action is sensed to a first value and setting a screen brightness value... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120280926 - Clip-on touch-sensitive device for display device: The general field of the invention is that of touch-sensitive devices comprising a touch-sensitive screen connectable to a display device of the aeronautical type including at least a front face, a rear face and a locking handle situated on the front face. The touch-sensitive screen according to the invention comprises... Agent:
20120280924 - Communications device with extendable screen: Described herein are apparatuses and mechanisms for providing an extendable screen in a portable communications device. A portable communications device may be provided with a multi-part screen, a portion of which may be extended to provide an expanded viewing display surface or may be retracted to provide a reduced viewing... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20120280919 - Electronic paper display apparatus with touch control function: An electronic paper display apparatus is disclosed. The electronic paper display apparatus includes an electronic paper device and a color filter. The color filter is disposed on the electronic paper device. The color filter includes a filter substrate, a color resist layer and a sensing electrode of a touch panel.... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.
20120280925 - Handheld electronic device and method for calibrating input of webpage address: A method for calibrating an input of webpage address used in a handheld electronic device is provided. The handheld electronic device comprises a touch display unit, a storage unit for storing a plurality website address data and a processing unit being electrically connected to the touch display unit and the... Agent: Htc Corporation
20120280918 - Maximum speed criterion for a velocity gesture: An apparatus, system, and method for a maximum speed criterion for a velocity gesture. The apparatus includes an input sensor, a processor, and a memory. The apparatus also includes a detection module that detects fulfillment of velocity gesture criteria on the input sensor in communication with the processor. The velocity... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.
20120280930 - Method and apparatus for controlling information scrolling on touch-screen: A method of controlling scrolling of contents provided in an electronic device including a touch screen and a scroll controlling region including a scroll pointer. The method includes sensing a touch on at a location in the scroll controlling region on the touch screen; sensing movement of the touch on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltc.
20120280915 - Method and apparatus for facilitating interacting with a multimodal user interface: Methods and apparatuses are provided for facilitating interaction with a multimodal user interface. A method may include displaying at least one display element on a touch display, the display element comprising a voice input capable indicator and being configured to perform an operation. The method may further include receiving a... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120280922 - Method for finely controlling contents and portable terminal supporting the same: A method for coarsely and finely controlling contents via respective main and auxiliary sliders, and a portable terminal supporting the same are provided. The portable terminal includes: a display unit displaying a main slider including a slidable path of a predetermined length for designating a predetermined region of contents and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120280916 - Methods and systems for facilitating data entry by way of a touch screen: An exemplary method includes 1) detecting an initialization action performed by a first extremity of a user and a second extremity of the user, the initialization action comprising a touching of a first arbitrary location on the touch screen by the first extremity and a touching of a second arbitrary... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing, Inc.
20120280929 - Multi-touch and single touch detection: An input device includes a touch sensitive sensor operative to detect finger touch, a controller for controlling the touch sensitive sensor, the controller operative to set at least one area of the touch sensitive sensor for sampling output with a single touch sampling method and to set at least one... Agent: N-trig Ltd.
20120280932 - Scan sequence generator: A sensor panel device that can generate and use a stimulus signal having multiple different waveforms for detecting events on or near the sensor panel is disclosed. Among other things, such a stimulus signal can be used to reject environmental noise present in the device. In some embodiments, the stimulus... Agent:
20120280927 - Simple touch interface and hdtp grammars for rapid operation of physical computer aided design (cad) systems: A tactile grammar method for implementing a touch-based user interface for a Computer Aided Design software application is provided. A tactile array sensor responsive to touch of at least one finger of a human user provides tactile sensing information that is processed to produce a sequence of symbols and numerical... Agent:
20120280931 - System and apparatus for selectable input with a touch screen: A selective input system and method are provided which track the motion of a pointing device over a region or area. The pointing device can be a touchpad, a mouse, a pen, or any device capable of providing two or three-dimensional location. The region or area is preferably augmented with... Agent:
20120280923 - System for protecting pin data when using touch capacitive touch technology on a point-of-sale terminal or an encrypting pin pad device: A system and method for providing security for a point-of-sale (POS) terminal or an encrypting PIN pad (EPP) by protecting the signals that could be directly probed on a touch sensor electrode grid or remotely probed such as through power supply signals or RF emissions, wherein the drive signals are... Agent:
20120280920 - Tactile display using distributed fluid ejection: A tactile display for providing tactile feedback has a touch surface layer formed of a plurality of pixels. Each pixel has an aperture for ejecting a fluid, and a valve for opening and closing the aperture. The valve is operable to modulate the fluid ejection through the aperture at a... Agent:
20120280928 - Touchpad user interface: A method of implementing a touch user interface for an electronic device including a overlaying a plurality of transparent sensors on top of a visual display associated with the electronic device and where the transparent sensors are configured to be responsive to touch by at least one user finger and... Agent:
20120280935 - Artificial touch device for electronic touch screens: An artificial touch device (1) that creates an electronic circuit between a user's finger and a virtual button (13) on the electronic touch screen (8), such as an electronic touch screen of a smart phone (20) or tablet (21). The artificial touch device comprises a contact portion (2), a transmitting... Agent:
20120280933 - Management and application methods and systems for touch-sensitive devices, and computer program products thereof: Management and application methods and systems for an electronic apparatus having touch-sensitive devices are provided. First, at least one sensing electrode of a touch-sensitive device is scanned. It is determined whether a sensed value corresponding to the sensing electrode is greater than a first threshold value and whether the sensed... Agent: Htc Corporation
20120280934 - Simulating single and multi-touch events for testing a touch panel: An apparatus for testing a touch panel is disclosed. The apparatus includes a robot hand that is to be positioned over a touch panel under test. The robot hand moves toward and away from the touch panel. A first testing finger and a second testing finger are coupled to the... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120280936 - Touch panel: The Present Disclosure provides a touch panel, comprising a main panel and a light-emitting touch module disposed underneath. The main panel is provided with a plurality of display patterns thereon. A light-emitting touch module includes a first circuit board provided with a plurality of touch sensors, a plurality of light-emitting... Agent: Molex Incorporated
20120280937 - Touch panel: The Present Disclosure proposes a touch panel, comprising a main panel and a light-emitting touch module mounted below the main panel. A combination touch area and a plurality of sub display units corresponding to the combination touch area are arranged on the main panel. The light-emitting touch module at least... Agent: Molex Incorporated
20120280939 - Optical touch screen apparatuses and methods of driving the optical touch screen apparatuses: An optical touch screen apparatus in which an oxide semiconductor transistor is used as a light sensing device, and a method of driving the optical touch screen apparatus. The optical touch screen apparatus includes an array including a plurality of light sensing pixels for sensing incident light, a gate driver... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120280940 - Position detection system, display panel, and display device: Disclosed are: a position detection system having improved flexibility in selection of line sensors; and others. In the position detection system (PM) of the present invention, a phosphor (11) which can excite invisible light (UV light) that is light emitted from an LED (23) is arranged on an optical path... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120280941 - Projection display system for table computers: The invention pertains to a multiple-touch detection device for projection displays. According to one aspect of the present invention, an image sensor is disposed in a light engine of a projection system. The sensor detects signals from respective touches on a display screen and transmits the signals to an image... Agent: Wuhan Splendid Optronics Technology Co., Ltd
20120280943 - Size/scale and orientation determination of a pointer in a camera-based touch system: A touch system includes a touch surface and at least two cameras associated with the touch surface. The at least two cameras acquire images of the touch surface from different locations and having overlapping fields of view. A digital signal processor is associated with each camera. The digital signal processors... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc
20120280938 - Touch type electrophoretic display apparatus: A touch type electrophoretic display apparatus, including: at least one photo-controlled voltage source, used for generating at least one reference voltage, wherein the level of the at least one reference voltage gets lower/higher as the intensity of environmental light increases/decreases; and a plurality of photo sensing circuits, each of which... Agent:
20120280942 - Touchscreen for detecting multiple touchscreens: A touchscreen system comprises a touch area. At least one transmitter is positioned proximate to outer edges of the touch area for transmitting first beams in a first direction. At least one beam splitter is positioned proximate to the outer edges of the touch area for splitting the first beams... Agent: Elo Touch Solutions, Inc.
20120280944 - Touch sensor with modular components: A bending wave-type touch sensitive device for resolving moving and stationary contacts made to a substrate, the touch sensitive device comprised of a plurality of transducer boards coupled to a substrate.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20120280945 - Touch display device: A touch display device includes a touch panel, a driving and sensing circuit, a data memory, a processor and a display apparatus. The touch panel is adapted to receive a touch trace including at least one touch point. The driving and sensing circuit is adapted to detect an actual signal... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
20120280946 - Touch input device: A touch input device includes a touch panel, a driving and sensing circuit, a data memory, and a processor. The touch panel is adapted to receive a touch trace including at least one touch point. The driving and sensing circuit is adapted to drive the touch panel and detect actual... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
20120280948 - Interactive whiteboard using disappearing writing medium: Techniques for enabling interactive whiteboard functionality using a disappearing writing medium. In one set of embodiments, an image of a surface can be received, where the image can include one or more physical marks made on the surface by a user. The physical marks can be made using a writing... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120280950 - Selective input system and process based on tracking of motion parameters of an input object: A selective input system and associated method is provided which tracks the motion of a pointing device over a region or area. The pointing device can be a touchpad, a mouse, a pen, or any device capable of providing two or three-dimensional location. The region or area is preferably augmented... Agent:
20120280947 - Stylus with pressure sensitive membrane: A stylus including a pressure sensitive membrane deployed as a pressure sensor therein. The pressure sensitive membrane is deformed upon the application of pressure to the stylus tip. The deformation changes an electrical property of the pressure sensitive membrane, said property being measured and used as an analog for pressure... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20120280949 - Touch pen: A touch pen comprises a barrel, a laser module, a touch head and batteries: the barrel with a hollow interior which is separated into a barrel part and a necking nib part; the laser module which is disposed in the barrel and close to the nib part for generation of... Agent:
20120280951 - Mood-based messaging: A method for social interacting, including using a portable messaging device for designating, from time to time, a plurality of friends, selecting a mood, sending one or more representations of the selected mood to each of the plurality of designated friends, further selecting an updated mood, and further sending one... Agent:
20120280956 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus that displays an image on a retina of a user, the display apparatus comprising: an image output unit (100) which includes a light source (101, 110), a wavefront shape change unit (102, 109), and a scan unit (103, 108) and is configured to output display light for... Agent:
20120280953 - Display device: A display device including a display module, a light source module, a turning optical film, a first compensation film and a second compensation film is provided. The display module includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a display medium. The light source module generates directional light. The display module... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20120280952 - Electrophoretic panel and driving method thereof: An electrophoretic display includes an electrophoretic panel, a timing control circuit, a source driver, a gate driver, and a gate line enable circuit. The timing control circuit generates a timing control signal corresponding to a refresh area of a frame according to the refresh area. The gate driver generates output... Agent:
20120280955 - Mobile wireless communications device with reduced interfering energy from the display and related methods: A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing and circuit board carried by the housing and includes radio frequency (RF) circuitry and a processor carried by the circuit board and operative with each other. A display connector for an LCD connector is mounted on the circuit board and adapted to... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120280954 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display device: Stable address discharge is caused even in a plasma display panel where the definition is enhanced and the screen is enlarged. For this purpose, in a driving method of a plasma display panel, the image display region of the panel is divided into a plurality of partial display regions each... Agent:
20120280960 - Circuit for use with display devices and power supplying method: An embodiment is a circuit for use with a display device, the circuit including: a first input node configured to be operatively coupled to a first port of a data source device that provides the display device with data, to receive a first direct voltage used for a real-time display... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (shenzhen) R&d Co., Ltd.
20120280964 - Display apparatus and display-apparatus driving method: Disclosed herein is a driving method and display apparatus, the display apparatus including light emitting units, scan lines, data lines, a driving circuit provided for each of the light emitting units to serve as a circuit having a signal writing transistor, a device driving transistor, a capacitor and a first... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120280957 - Display edge seal improvement: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and electronic devices incorporating LCDs having an organic passivation layer positioned between edge-sealed two substrates. Specifically, embodiments of the present disclosure employ lithographic techniques (e.g., a half-tone mask, diffractive exposure mask, etc.) to remove or not deposit a portion... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120280958 - Electrophoretic display aparatus and method of driving the same: In an electrophoretic display apparatus, a first substrate includes a plurality of pixels each including at least two sub-pixels which display colors different from each other, and a second substrate which faces the first substrate and includes a reference electrode corresponding to a boundary between adjacent sub-pixels in each pixel.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120280961 - Liquid crystal panel driving circuit for display stabilization: Disclosed is a liquid crystal panel driving circuit of display stabilization, including: a plurality of output buffers buffering data voltage and supplying or cutting off the buffered data voltage to or from each of the plurality of data lines; an output MUX switch receiving outputs from two adjacent output buffers... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd
20120280962 - Pixel circuit and display device: [Problem to be solved] Obtain a constitution for a data driver which does not easily affected by transistor characteristics. [Solution] A plurality of coupling capacitances 7 is connected to data enable lines which is equipped to at least two set potentials. A plurality of bit transistors 6 which is turned... Agent: Global Oled Technology LLC
20120280963 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display device: The present invention allows a plasma display apparatus having a high-luminance panel to decrease initializing bright points that easily occur just after power-on of the apparatus, enhancing the quality of display image. The panel has discharge cells, each of which including a data electrode, and a display electrode pair formed... Agent:
20120280959 - Source driver and display apparatus: A source driver includes an output buffer, a first switch, a second switch, a third switch, a first transistor, and a second transistor. The output buffer includes a first terminal for outputting a plurality of drive voltage to drive a display panel, a second terminal for outputting a first control... Agent: Fitipower Integrated Technology, Inc.
20120280971 - Circuits for controlling display apparatus: The invention relates to methods and apparatus for forming images on a display utilizing a control matrix to control the movement of MEMs-based light modulators.... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.
20120280968 - Display device: The display panel may further include a common electrode, and the AC component supplied to the transparent conductive film is a voltage which is varied so as to have a reverse polarity to a voltage variation of the common electrode. The display panel may further include a common voltage line... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120280970 - Display device and method for driving display device: A display device according to the present invention includes: a variable voltage source which supplies a supply voltage to an organic EL display unit; and a voltage regulating unit which regulates an external application voltage output by the variable voltage source, the organic EL display unit further includes an anode-side... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120280966 - Display driver and flicker suppression device thereof: A flicker suppression device applied in a display driver for preventing the output image data of the display driver from being affected by an electrostatic discharge (ESD) event is provided. The flicker suppression device includes an ESD detector and an output stage controller. The ESD detector is coupled to a... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
20120280969 - Display systems: We describe circuits and methods for compensating for gate kickback in electro-optic displays, in particular electrophoretic displays. In embodiments the method comprises compensating gate kickback comprising a change in voltage between a pixel electrode and a common electrode of the display arising from capacitive coupling between a gate drive line... Agent: Plastic Logic Limited
20120280967 - Gate signal line drive circuit and display device: Provided is a gate signal line drive circuit including a shift register basic circuit for applying a high voltage for a signal high period and a low voltage for a signal low period to a gate signal line at the time of a screen display. The shift register basic circuit... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120280965 - System and method for controlling the slew rate of a signal: Techniques for controlling the slew rate of a signal independently of RC time constants are disclosed. In one embodiment, a gate driver circuit for an LCD panel may include a rail-to-rail operational amplifier having an output stage configured to produce a gate activation signal for switching pixels of the LCD... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120280972 - Dual laser drive method, apparatus, and system: A scanning projector includes a scanning mirror that sweep a beam in two dimensions. The beam is created by multiple laser light sources, at least two of which create light at substantially the same wavelength. The two light sources at the same wavelength may be driven at different times, or... Agent: Microvision, Inc.
20120280976 - 3d image processing system and method: The invention is directed to a 3D image processing system and method. A depth generator generates a depth map according to a 2D image. A depth-image-based rendering (DIBR) unit generates at least one left image and at least one right image according to the depth map and the 2D image,... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited
20120280986 - Avionics system with three display screens for aircraft: In the field of secure avionics systems for aircraft, a system comprises strictly three display units and three or four graphics generation computers connected to the display units. Each display unit comprises a single large-size screen able to display two totally independent half-images, and all the power supply, control and... Agent: Thales
20120280984 - Design operations on shapes divided in portions: It is provided a computer-implemented method for designing a CAD modeled object. The method comprises displaying several three-dimensional parametric shapes on a screen, wherein each of the several three-dimensional parametric shapes is divided in several portions, a different design operation being assigned to each portion; user-interacting with the screen; determining... Agent: Dassault Systemes
20120280983 - Determining a geometrical cad operation: It is provided a computer-implemented method for designing a CAD modeled object. The method comprises displaying at least one three-dimensional parametric shape; user-interacting with the screen; defining on a support at least one stroke corresponding to the user-interacting; selecting a number of the three-dimensional parametric shapes; evaluating a relative position... Agent: Dassault Systè Mes
20120280982 - Determining a parameter of a geometrical cad operation: It is provided a computer-implemented method for designing a CAD modeled object. The method comprises displaying at least one parametric three-dimensional shape; user-interacting with the screen; defining on a support a stroke corresponding to the user-interacting; computing at least one geometrical characteristic of the stroke; determining at least one parameter... Agent: Dassault Systemes
20120280990 - Display of generalized anaglyphs without retinal rivalry: General anaglyphs may be rendered using multiple primary colors to display the first and second images of stereoscopic images. De-saturated primary colors are advantageous for rendering anaglyphs in six, five, four, and three primary colors. A white primary color is advantageous for displaying a monochrome second image with a color... Agent: Chroma3d Systems, Inc.
20120280979 - Image display device: An image display device includes a display panel which includes a plurality of subpixels and selectively displays a 2D image and a 3D image, a patterned retarder for dividing light from the display panel into first polarized light and second polarized light, and a control voltage generator, which generates a... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20120280987 - Image display device: An image display device includes: an input unit that inputs image data constituted with pixel data, each set of the pixel data being generated based upon a plurality of image signals output from a plurality of image-capturing pixels arrayed in correspondence to a plurality of photographic micro-lenses distinct from one... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120280985 - Image producing apparatus, image producing system, storage medium having stored thereon image producing program and image producing method: An image producing program executed by a computer of an image producing apparatus producing images to be displayed on a planar-view display apparatus, causes the computer to function as: first image producing means producing a planar view image of a virtual space by a reference virtual camera for providing planar... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120280988 - Interactive mixed reality system and uses thereof: An interactive mixed reality simulator is provided that includes a virtual 3D model of internal or hidden features of an object; a physical model or object being interacted with; and a tracked instrument used to interact with the physical object. The tracked instrument can be used to simulate or visualize... Agent: University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
20120280978 - Method for generating a four-dimensional representation of a target region of a body, which target region is subject to periodic motion: A method for generating a four-dimensional representation of a periodically moving target region is proposed. A motion-compensated three-dimensional image dataset is determined from two-dimensional projection images recorded from different projection directions. Estimation parameters that describe a non-periodic motion and are derived from a motion model formulated independently of the phase... Agent:
20120280977 - Method for three-dimensional display and associated apparatus: A method and apparatus for 3D display displays 3D images and senses a user response to the 3D images to obtain positioning information corresponding to the 3D images.... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.
20120280974 - Photo-realistic synthesis of three dimensional animation with facial features synchronized with speech: Dynamic texture mapping is used to create a photorealistic three dimensional animation of an individual with facial features synchronized with desired speech. Audiovisual data of an individual reading a known script is obtained and stored in an audio library and an image library. The audiovisual data is processed to extract... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120280975 - Poly-view three dimensional monitor: A display device and a protocol for image preparation are described. The device comprises a transmissive liquid crystal display (LCD) screen, a panel of sequential lights and a control circuit to coordinate the display of images with the cyclical operation of the lamps of the light panel. The sequential operation... Agent:
20120280981 - Selection of three-dimensional parametric shapes: It is provided a computer-implemented method for designing a CAD modeled object. The method comprises displaying three-dimensional parametric shapes; user-interacting with a screen; defining on a support at least one stroke corresponding to the user-interacting; determining, for each shape, a projection of the shape on the support; selecting at least... Agent: Dassault Systemes
20120280980 - Spatial and shape characterization of an implanted device within an object: It is described a method for spatially characterizing a device positioned within an object, e.g. a patient's body, under examination that e.g. allows a clinician to easily assess the deployment state and position of the device. The method comprises the steps of acquiring (26) a set of images of the... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120280989 - Systems and methods for treating occlusions in 2-d to 3-d image conversion: The present invention is directed to systems and methods for processing 2-D to 3-D images. The system and method includes a procedure for optimizing occlusion and/or texturing by creating tolerances in which such texturing need not occur.... Agent: Conversion Works, Inc.
20120280973 - Texturing in graphics hardware: Methods, systems, and devices for rendering computer graphics using texture maps are disclosed. Multiple texture maps with disparate data types, such as a mix of integer data types for RGB colors and floating point data types for XYZ normal vector components, are passed as one texture map set to a... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20120280993 - Connectivity depended geometry optimization for real-time rendering: Disclosed is a computer-implemented method for visualising/rendering a computer model, the computer model comprising a plurality of components wherein the method comprises: storing a plurality of parts of at least one of the plurality of components, each part including geometry information for visualising/rendering the part, storing information indicative of the... Agent: Lego A/s
20120280991 - Employing mesh files to animate transitions in client applications: A client application requests to animate a transition between document objects. Multi-dimensional modeling data (e.g. as mesh files) matching the transition requests are retrieved. Lighting, shading, and camera effects are applied to the mesh files. Mesh files are parsed to generate a transition file. The transition file is submitted to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120280992 - Grid walk sampling: The grid walk sampling technique is an efficient sampling algorithm aimed at optimizing the cost of triangle rasterization for modern graphics workloads. Grid walk sampling is an iterative rasterization algorithm that intelligently tests the intersection of triangle edges with multi-cell grids, determining coverage for a grid cell while identifying other... Agent:
20120280994 - Method and system for adaptive maximum intensity projection ray casting: The adaptive MIP ray casting system first fragments a 3-D dataset into multiple sub-volumes and constructs an octree data structure with each sub-volume being associated with one node of the octree data structure. The system then establishes a 2-D image plane and selectively launches a plurality of rays towards the... Agent:
20120280997 - Control of 3d objects in a light displaying device: Transition effects on 3D objects are carried out in a shader of a graphic processing unit.... Agent: Production Resource Group L.l.c
20120280995 - Efficient method of producing an animated sequence of images: A computer-based method of generating an animated sequence of images eliminates inefficiencies associated with a lighting process. The method begins with the provision of a frame for the animation sequence. The frame includes at least one asset, which may be a character, background, or other object. The frame is rendered... Agent:
20120280996 - Method and system for rendering three dimensional views of a scene: The present invention provides a method and system of generating multilayered point based 3D representation of a scene. The method includes constructing an alpha model of randomly selected regions associated with objects with similar depth value and depth jump in a depth map of a scene, and identifying mixed pixel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120280998 - Low resolution buffer based pixel culling: Aspects of this disclosure are directed to updating a low resolution buffer during a binning pass of an image surface by a graphics processing unit (GPU). For example, during the binning pass of the image surface, the GPU may divide the image surface into a plurality of blocks of surface... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120280999 - Routing edges with ordered bundles: A graph processing module is described for producing a processed graph in three phases. In a bundling phase, the graph processing module selects edges that are used to constitute paths to produce a bundled graph. In an ordering phase, the graph processing module orders paths within the bundled graph to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120281000 - Wi-fi sensor: Disclosed is a combined spectrum and channel analyzer with output in the form of various graphical displays. The graphical displays can be configured to display frequency, amplitude, time and density via a spectral view, a topographic view, or a planar view, or combinations of those views. Channel activities, parameters, overlap... Agent: Metageek, LLC
20120281001 - Method for constructing bodies that rotate in the same direction and are in contact with one another and computer system for carrying out said method: The invention relates to a method for constructing bodies which, while rotating codirectionally about axes arranged in parallel, constantly touch one another at at least one point.... Agent: Bayer Intellectual Property Services Gmbh
20120281002 - Visual presentation system: A method and system for displaying a 2D representation of a 3D world on an image plane of a simulator. The image plane defines a fixed viewing region of the replica environment of the simulator and also corresponds to a view observed by an operator of the simulator. The method... Agent: Knorr-bremse Systeme Fur Schienenfahrzeuge Gmbh
20120281003 - Method and system for enabling real-time speckle processing using hardware platforms: An accelerator for the speckle atmospheric compensation algorithm may enable real-time speckle processing of video feeds that may enable the speckle algorithm to be applied in numerous real-time applications. The accelerator may be implemented in various forms, including hardware, software, and/or machine-readable media.... Agent: Em Photonics, Inc.
20120281004 - Coverage caching: A technique for caching coverage information for edges that are shared between adjacent graphics primitives may reduce the number of times a shared edge is rasterized. Consequently, power consumed during rasterization may be reduced. During rasterization of a first graphics primitive coverage information is generated that (1) indicates cells within... Agent:
20120281005 - Method of and apparatus for encoding and decoding data: Each block of texture data elements is encoded as a block of texture data that includes a set of integer values to be used to generate a set of base data values for the block, and a set of index values indicating how to use the base data values to... Agent:
20120281006 - Method of and apparatus for encoding and decoding data: A texture map 1 for use in graphics processing is encoded by first subdividing the texture map 1 into a plurality of texture element blocks 2. The texture data elements in each texel block to be encoded are then divided into different partitions (sub-sets) 10, 11, 12 within the block.... Agent:
20120281007 - Method of and apparatus for encoding and decoding data: Each block of texture data elements is encoded as a block of texture data that includes: data indicating how to generate a set of data values to be used to generate data values for a set of the texture data elements that the block represents; data indicating a set of... Agent:
20120281008 - Color correction method and apparatus for displays: Method and apparatus for adjusting the display characteristics of an electronic display, such as a computer or television display. The display is color corrected, e.g., at the factory, to measure its white point correction, gamma and gray tracking correction, and the gain correction over time as the display warms up.... Agent:
20120281009 - Encoding, decoding, and representing high dynamic range images: Techniques are provided to encode and decode image data comprising a tone mapped (TM) image with HDR reconstruction data in the form of luminance ratios and color residual values. In an example embodiment, luminance ratio values and residual values in color channels of a color space are generated on an... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120281010 - System and method for generating rgb primary for wide gamut, and color encoding system using rgb primary: A red, green, and blue (RGB) primary generation system and method for a wide color gamut, and a color encoding system using the RGB primaries. The RGB primary generation system may achieve a wide color gamut by generating a color gamut having a gamut coverage which meets a gamut coverage... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120281011 - Method of displaying text in a text editor: One embodiment of the invention is a method of displaying text in a text editor that can include: displaying a text input region within a background; receiving a keystroke for a first alphanumeric character of a first text line; displaying the first text line in a focus format of a... Agent:
20120281014 - Method and apparatus for detecting and avoiding conflicts of space entity element annotations: A method for detecting and avoiding the conflicts of space entity element annotations is disclosed, which includes: according to the predefined view control parameters, the original coordinates of an original element's spacial data are transformed into the view coordinates of a view window; the element where an annotation needs to... Agent: Suzhou Xintu Grographic Information Technology Co., Ltd.
20120281012 - System for designating, displaying and selecting types of process parameters and product outcome parameters: Described is the display on a visual display device of one or more first visual indicators that indicate that one or more first process parameters of a process are critical process parameters. The critical process parameters are displayed on the visual display device as part of a hierarchical data structure... Agent: Aegis Analytical Corporation
20120281013 - User interfaces for designing objects: A collaborative method of generating a design representation of an object between a first user and a second user is described. The method comprises: designating, at a first user terminal, a set of design object variables relating to different aspects of the design representation; specifying, at the first user terminal,... Agent: Digital Forming Ltd
20120281017 - End user image open area maps: Systems, devices, applications, and methods for generating an open area map are disclosed. For example, a software application is configured to run on a computing platform of an end user. The end user generates an image of a layout of a walkable area. The software application performs a method of... Agent: Navteq B.v.
20120281016 - Information processing apparatus and method: In instances where a plurality of objects is aligned by an operation using a pointing device having only a single point for pointing, the procedure is a troublesome one. To solve this problem, an information processing apparatus according to the invention includes a display unit configured to display objects; a... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281015 - Methods for adjusting a presentation of graphical data displayed on a graphical user interface: Methods and systems for adjusting graphical data displayed on a graphical user interface (GUI) of an electronic device are disclosed. The method may include monitoring movement of the electronic device and identifying a predetermined movement of the electronic device. The method may further include overlaying new graphical data to existing... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120281018 - Electronic device, information processing method, program, and electronic device system: There is provided an portable electronic device including a touch sensor which acquires operation information input by an operation subject based on an operation performed by an operator on an operation surface, a control section which generates a picture image on which the operation subject is reflected, based on the... Agent:
20120281019 - Efficient elasticity for character skinning: A novel algorithmic framework is presented for the simulation of hyperelastic soft tissues that drastically improves each aspect discussed above compared to existing techniques. The approach is robust to large deformation (even inverted configurations) and extremely stable by virtue of careful treatment of linearization. Additionally, a new multigrid approach is... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20120281022 - Electronic apparatus and image display method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus detects face images in a still image. The apparatus sets positions and sizes of display ranges on the still image such that the display ranges include the face images respectively, the display ranges being associated with display areas obtained by dividing a display... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120281020 - Network system, communication method and communication terminal: Provided is a network system including at least first and second communication terminals capable of communicating with each other via a network. The first communication terminal causes handwritten data input in response to an instruction for a point on an image to be displayed in a certain position on the... Agent:
20120281021 - User interface and methods for sonographic display device: A user interface for a sonographic device is disclosed that displays a sonographic image and at least one reference object corresponding to a catheter size. The reference object may be scaled in proportion to the sonographic image. In addition, the user interface may further display a plurality of vertical lines... Agent: C. R. Bard, Inc.
20120281023 - Application sharing by dynamic partitioning: A method for improving application sharing by dynamic partitioning can include partitioning a screen display of an application into grid regions and, in response to detecting that an application image in the plurality of grid regions have changed, offsetting positions of the grid regions, so that the changed portions of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120281030 - Display device, and method for driving display device: The present invention provides a method for suppressing a crosstalk without performing complicated correction calculation. The liquid crystal display device (10) includes an active matrix substrate having gate lines, source lines, pixel electrodes having any of colors constituting an image. The liquid crystal display device (10) includes an RGB reconfiguring... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281026 - Displays, including hdr and 3d, using notch filters and other techniques: A 3D display incorporates laser or saturated light sources to produce 3D images. The images may be produced on an LCD display or projector. Ambient light is filtered out through viewing glasses having passbands corresponding to the light sources. The light sources may include 2 sets of primary lights (one... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120281025 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and method for controlling the same: The light sources are controlled by dividing a display period of one frame into such a first subframe period that blue transmitted light is obtained from the blue subpixel and red transmitted light is obtained from the red subpixel by turning ON the light sources of the blue color and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120281028 - Method and system for backlight control using statistical attributes of image data blocks: A method and system for generating backlight control values for a dual modulation display including a front panel having a first resolution and a backlight subsystem having lower resolution than the front panel, in response to input image data. Some embodiments determine statistical data indicative of at least one statistical... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120281029 - Method for driving plasma display device: The plasma display apparatus suppresses addressing failure, enhancing stability of address discharge, and therefore, enhancing quality of display image on the panel. The present invention attains above through the followings: preparing display combination sets each of which having difference in number of combinations; determining whether or not magnitude of image... Agent:
20120281027 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a method of controlling a mobile terminal. A different backlight dimming algorithm can be applied according to an application, and a dimming algorithm is selectively applied in association with an input image during executing of a specific application.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120281031 - Multiple display channel system with high dynamic range: A multi-channel display system comprises a plurality of display devices, each display device having a non-pixel addressable light output part, e.g. a backlight, and a pixel addressable light output part, e.g. an LCD panel, in an optical path. The non-pixel addressable light output part and the pixel addressable light output... Agent:
20120281024 - Scanning projection apparatus with tangential compensation: A scanning projector includes a scanning mirror that sweep a beam in two dimensions. Tangential distortion in a fast-scan dimension is compensated by incorporating a tangent function when determining the light beam location and interpolating pixel data. Tangential distortion in a slow-scan dimension is compensated by driving the scanning mirror... Agent: Microvision, Inc.
20120281032 - Plasma display device, plasma display system and plasma display panel driving method: In a plasma display apparatus capable of displaying an image for stereoscopic view, the image display quality is enhanced. For this purpose, the plasma display apparatus includes a driver circuit and a timing generation circuit. The driver circuit drives the plasma display panel by alternately repeating a field for the... Agent:
20120281033 - Liquid-crystal display and signal converting circuit: A liquid crystal display device (100) according to the present invention includes a liquid crystal display panel (10) and a driving circuit (20) that supplies display signals to a plurality of subpixels of the liquid crystal display panel (10). The plurality of subpixels are a red subpixel (R), a green... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha11/01/2012 > 141 patent applications in 50 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120274539 - Display apparatus, method for controlling display apparatus, and storage medium: It was necessary to prepare display data for the portrait and landscape display modes respectively, since the arrangement of the objects differs between the portrait and landscape display modes.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274540 - Portable terminal apparatus: A portable terminal apparatus is provided, which includes a first cabinet having a first display surface, a second cabinet having a second display surface, a support mechanism which supports the first and second cabinets to be switchable between first and second arrangement states which are different in a relative position... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120274541 - Mobile electronic device: A first cabinet comprising a first display module and a second cabinet comprising a second display module are provided. A switching is allowed between: a first state in which the first cabinet is placed on top of the second display module and the first display module faces outside, and a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120274542 - Display device: An object is to provide a display device on which 3D images can be perceived from a large area. A parallax barrier panel includes a first substrate provided with a plurality of light-blocking layers and a plurality of light-transmitting layers, and a second substrate. The light-blocking layers and the light-transmitting... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120274543 - Liquid crystal display device, television receiver, and display method for liquid crystal display device: Provided is a liquid crystal display device which displays each halftone by changing the luminance of pixels during a cycle (F1-F8) composed of a first term (F1-F2), a second term (F3-F4), a third term (F5-F6), and a fourth term (F7-F8). The liquid crystal display device includes: a type 1 pixel,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274544 - Temperature estimating apparatus, method for controlling the same, and image display apparatus: A temperature estimating apparatus, which is provided for a backlight having a plurality of light source blocks each having one light source or a plurality of light sources so that light emission of the light source of each of the light source blocks can be regulated independently, comprises an acquiring... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274554 - Body movement detection device and display control method of body movement detection device: A body movement detection device is provided with a main body unit, a display unit provided to the main body unit, a control unit, and a detection unit that detects acceleration of the main body unit, and the control unit includes a discriminating unit for discriminating a movement state of... Agent: Omron Healthcare Co., Ltd.
20120274557 - Computer system with digital micromirror device: Algorithms stored on one or more computer readable medium for interfacing an imaging display with an electronic-ink generating system are described. The algorithms includes instructions for capturing an electronic-ink image, instructions for converting the electronic ink image into control instructions for controlling an electromechanical aspect of the imaging display, and,... Agent:
20120274546 - Data input glove with instantaneous chord detection: The invention describes a data glove input device that relies on a novel chording mechanism. The device is comprised of one or two gloves with conductive elements covering the finger tips and additional conductive elements on the palm and the thumb. The conductive elements are divided into two groups of... Agent:
20120274553 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A method of controlling a display apparatus includes: displaying a pointer corresponding motion of a user, in which the user's motion is analyzed on the basis of images generated by sensing the user; and generating an input signal preset corresponding to the analyzed motion of the user. With this configuration,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120274556 - Display apparatus and display method: A display apparatus comprising a display panel including first and second display regions arranged in an alternating manner and respectively passing a first polarization component light and a second polarization component of incident light; a light source panel including first and second light sources arranged in an alternating manner and... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120274551 - Electronic device, screen control method, and storage medium storing screen control program: According to an aspect, an electronic device includes a first display unit, a second display unit, a detecting unit, and a control unit. The first display unit displays a first object corresponding to a first function. The second display unit displays a second object corresponding to a second function. The... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120274550 - Gesture mapping for display device: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a gesture mapping method for a computer system including a display and a database coupled to a processor. According to one embodiment, the method includes storing a plurality of two-dimensional gestures for operating the computer system, and detecting the presence of an object within... Agent:
20120274552 - Information display system, information display apparatus, information display method, information display program, information providing apparatus, and recording medium: The present invention includes: receiving, from a terminal, display position information for specifying a display area 31 of content information displayed on a display unit among content information to be displayed on the display unit 23 of the terminal 20 (S5); receiving, from the terminal, operation position information related to... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.
20120274549 - Method and device for providing a user interface in a vehicle: In a method for providing a user interface in a vehicle, control objects and/or display objects can be displayed on a display surface (1) arranged in the vehicle, a gesture in a detection space (12) arranged in front of the display surface (1) is detected, the detected gesture is associated... Agent:
20120274548 - Pliable fingertip key depressor for use with small keyboards: An apparatus for depressing keys on a small keyboard is disclosed. The apparatus includes a flexible substrate including a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, a first peripheral end portion, and a second peripheral end portion opposite the first end portion. An adhesive is coupled to the... Agent:
20120274545 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method includes displaying a projected image from a display of a portable electronic device, detecting an object near the portable electronic device, and when the object is associated with the projected image, actuating an actuator to provide tactile feedback.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120274555 - Tactile user interface: An apparatus configured as a virtual user interface and including: a display screen; a masking element for concealing at least part of said screen and revealing at least one preselected display area; at least one user-actuated control element; and a controller responsive to said user-actuated control element and configured to... Agent:
20120274547 - Techniques for content navigation using proximity sensing: Techniques for content navigation utilize proximity sensing so that user interaction with a graphical user interface is based at least in part on both contact with a surface and contactless interaction with the surface. A representation of an object detected as being proximate to and/or in contact with a surface... Agent: Logitech Inc.
20120274558 - Apparatus and methods for operating a cursor manipulation device at multiple resolutions: A method of using a cursor control signal from a cursor manipulation device to move a cursor in a composite display having a native portion controlled by a native computer system and at least one non-native portion apportioned to at least one other computer system. When the cursor is located... Agent:
20120274559 - Diffusing light of a laser: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to diffusing light of a multi-mode laser. In one embodiment, the multi-mode laser projects a plurality of modes of light and a diffuser reflects the plurality of modes of light to output a single lobe of light.... Agent:
20120274562 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for displaying media content: In accordance with an example embodiment a method and apparatus is provided. The method comprises receiving at least one face as an input. A presence of the at least one face in a media content is determined and a modified display of the media content is generated if the at... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120274561 - Operation control system using infrared rays and method thereof: An operation control method is provided. The method is applied on an operation control system. The system includes an operation device and an electronic device. The operation device includes an infrared emitter to emit infrared rays. The electronic device includes a display unit and infrared receivers. The infrared ray creates... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120274560 - Pointing device: An improved air pointing device which is capable of compensating for the roll angle imparted to said device by a user of said device. The device of the invention includes at least two gyrometers and two accelerometers, the latter being each used for different roll angles. The correction of the... Agent:
20120274563 - Magnetic thumbstick user interface devices: A magnetic thumbstick device including a manual actuator assembly, a restorative element, a base assembly, one or more magnets, and one or more magnetic sensors is disclosed. The magnetic sensor is positioned to measure magnetic fields generated by movement of the magnet, which may be disposed in the manual actuator... Agent: Seektech, Inc.
20120274564 - Activity sensing using piezoelectric sensors for ultra low power operation of devices with significant inactivity time: A system and method for reducing power consumption in an inactive device. Based upon inputs received from one or more sensors, a processor in a device determines that the device has not moved or has been inactive for a predetermined period. One or more components of the device are placed... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20120274568 - Complete digital holographic image sensor-projector computing unit: A hologram projecting system includes a coherent light source for emitting a reference beam onto a real object; and an image sensor for receiving the reference beam and a scattered beam reflected from the real object, and recording a Fourier image of the real object. Also included is a modulator... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20120274566 - Computer with removable display module for conversion to slate-type computer while being wirelessly controlled by processor in detached keyboard module: A computer includes a keyboard module bearing a key entry device and a processor in the keyboard module. The keyboard module also includes a keyboard transceiver electrically connected to the keyboard processor. The computer further includes a display module bearing a touch sensitive display which is detachably engageable with the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274569 - Electronic device with enhanced features: The invention is aimed at improvement of control variability of an electronic device. An electronic device, comprising a data output display or a data output and input display (O/I display), movable in one or two or more than two sides relative to the electronic device body, wherein when the electronic... Agent:
20120274571 - Matrix sensor network and method for selecting a group of rows and reading columns of the matrix sensor network: An apparatus comprising: a sensor network comprising: a first plurality of rows, a second plurality of columns and a third plurality of sensor elements wherein each sensor element is associated with a unique combination of a row and a column but not every unique combination of row and column is... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120274565 - Multitasking portable computer: A portable computer is provided having a first display panel in a display unit, a second display panel in a base unit, and a keyboard structure requiring less surface area than conventional keyboards. Keyboard keys are at least partially transparent, revealing an underlying display panel. The display panel can display... Agent:
20120274570 - Portable display apparatus: Stacked panel housings are stretched to join displays to each other to form a single screen, the stacked panel housings are stretched and two displays are jointed to each other to form a single screen. Horizontal sliding means and vertical moving means can be provided so as to displace the... Agent:
20120274567 - Touch-enabled input device: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a touch-enabled input device for a computing system. According to one embodiment, the touch enabled device includes a housing having an input surface and a plurality of identifiable key areas formed along the input surface. The input surface of the device is configured to... Agent:
20120274572 - Handheld electronic device with text disambiguation and selective disabling of frequency learning: A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software. The device provides output in the form of a default output and a number of variants. The output is based largely upon the frequency, i.e., the likelihood that a user is likely to have intended... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120274573 - Korean input method and apparatus using touch screen, and portable terminal including key input apparatus: An apparatus and method for inputting Korean characters are provided. The method includes determining an initial consonant by making a first touch of a consonant input key displayed on a touch screen and determining a vowel by making a second touch while maintaining the first touch and making a dragging... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120274589 - Apparatus, system, and method for remote interaction with a computer display or computer visualization or object: An apparatus and a method for controlling a computer display screen, field of view, visualization overlaid upon a field of view, or object using the input of a non-viewed computer touch screen, touch-sensing surface, or non-physical-contact movement-capturing device interacting with a hand or stylus eliminating distraction away from the principal... Agent:
20120274584 - Communications system: A communications device (12) for facilitating communications between two remote locations, in particular for mine planning purposes, comprising a touch screen (24), an image display device (22) arranged to display an image, such that the image and the touch screen are in register with each other, and a network interface... Agent:
20120274575 - Display with curved area: Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to display device having a first display plane, a second display lane, and a curved area between the first and second display planes. The first and second planes and the curved area form a continuous display surface having four edges. Only three of the four... Agent:
20120274577 - Electronic device and method of controlling same: An assembly includes a frame, a substrate coupled to the frame by a plurality of flexible members such that the substrate is moveable relative to the frame, and a piezoelectric device coupled to the substrate and configured to move the substrate relative to the frame.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120274578 - Electronic device and method of controlling same: A method includes determining a time between selections utilizing a touch-sensitive display, identifying a tactile feedback based on the time, and providing the tactile feedback in response to a subsequent selection utilizing the touch-sensitive display.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120274594 - Gimballed scroll wheel: An input device that includes both a movement detector, such as mechanical switch, and positional indicator, such as touch pad touch screen, and/or touch sensing housing is disclosed. These two input devices can be used substantially simultaneously to provide a command to the device. In this manner, different commands can... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120274574 - Input apparatus: An input apparatus 10 has a display unit 11 for displaying a screen composed of a plurality of layers including a first layer for displaying an input area and a second layer for displaying an input area, wherein the second layer is different from that of the first layer, a... Agent:
20120274576 - Input device with tactile feedback: An input device includes an electrical isolator disposed on a base, the electrical isolator comprising at least a first element extending away from the base. A first actuator is disposed on the base and on a first side of the first element and is configured to provide first tactile feedback.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120274592 - Interpreting ambiguous inputs on a touch-screen: Methods are provided for interpreting a touch in relation to touch targets displayed on a touch-screen display, the touch targets associated with an application. A touch is detected at a first touch-screen location. The application is queried to determined a first touch target located within a predetermined touch region of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120274586 - Method and apparatus for integrating multiple applications on a single touch panel: An operating room arrangement enables a central operating room control system having a central operating room controller, a central media router and a central touch panel to control a plurality of operating room devices including a remote touch panel controlled medical device having a medical device controller and a device... Agent:
20120274595 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including a terminal body having first and second regions on a front surface thereof, a touch screen part on the first region and configured to display visual information and perform an inputting operation in a tactile manner, and a touch pad part corresponding to the second region... Agent:
20120274581 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: A display method in a mobile terminal includes displaying a plurality of menu items on a display of the mobile terminal, such that each of the plurality of menu items corresponds to a different function that is executable at the mobile terminal. Further operations include selecting a first menu item... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120274583 - Multimodal touchscreen interaction apparatuses, methods and systems: The MULTIMODAL TOUCHSCREEN INTERACTION APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS (“MTI”) transform multi-user, multi-modal touchscreen input gestures via MTI components into user-customized computation result displays. In one implementation, the MTI obtains, from a touchscreen sensor, a sensor signal including information on a user touch event on a touchscreen. The MTI determines location... Agent:
20120274579 - Number keypad: Embodiments provide methods, apparatuses, and articles of manufacture for arranging keys of a number keypad based on movement of another key. In various embodiments, a contact may be detected, and a key associated with the contact moved to a second location in accordance with movement of the contact. Based on... Agent:
20120274593 - Portable communicating electronic device having transparent display: The portable communicating device with transparent display includes a control unit; a communication module is coupled to the control unit, and a memory is coupled to the control unit. At least one image sensor is coupled to the control unit; a transparent display without an opaque shell is coupled to... Agent:
20120274588 - Portable electronic apparatus, control method, and storage medium storing control program: According to aspect, a portable electronic apparatus includes a first display unit, a first operation detecting unit, a second display unit, a second operation detecting unit, and a control unit. The first and second display units display first and second screens, respectively. The first and second operation detecting units detect... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120274597 - Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying electronic lists and documents: In a computer-implemented method, a portion of an electronic document is displayed on the touch screen display. The displayed portion of the electronic document has a vertical position in the electronic document. An object is detected on or near the displayed portion of the electronic document. In response to detecting... Agent:
20120274591 - Pressure sensitive controls: The use of pressure-sensitive controls is disclosed in which controls respond differently to different pressure applied by a stylus on a digitizer. Users interacting with displayed controls may modify the speed, increment, or other property of the control by pressing harder or softer. Devices that allow for the input of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120274587 - Storage medium storing object control program and information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes, for example, a touch panel placed over a display screen. For example, when a start of a touch input is detected, the first-touch-input coordinates are determined as object generation coordinates and an object is displayed in the coordinates. When an input direction based on coordinates... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120274585 - Systems and methods of multi-touch interaction with virtual objects: A method is provided for enabling user interaction with virtual objects in a virtual world using a touchscreen device. A touch input within or across a region of the display is detected from the touchscreen device. After determining that the touch input exceeds a predetermined threshold, and further determining whether... Agent: Xmg Studio, Inc.
20120274590 - Touch screen and touch screen drive method: The present invention discloses a touch screen and a driving method for the same, the touch screen including: a touch detection area, a processing unit, emission tubes and reception tubes, the emission tubes and the reception tubes being located at the edge of the touch detection area to provide infrared... Agent:
20120274582 - Touch spot detecting method of touch panel: A touch panel includes a conductive film having anisotropic impedance, a plurality of first electrodes, and a plurality of second electrodes. In a method for detecting a touch spot, a plurality of actual detecting signals are obtained by the first electrodes and the second electrodes, thereby determining two first electrodes... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
20120274580 - Transmit/receive switch for a touch-screen system: An apparatus that is configurable to perform a forward scan, a row scan, and a column scan is disclosed. The apparatus includes a path selection module coupled to a transmitter and a receiver. The path selection module includes a row-transmit switch, a column-receive switch, a row-receive switch, and a column-transmit... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20120274596 - Use of organic light emitting diode (oled) displays as a high-resolution optical tactile sensor for high dimensional touchpad (hdtp) user interfaces: A finger-operated touch interface system is physically associated with a visual display. The system includes a processor executing a software algorithm and an array of transparent organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) communicating with the processor. The system operates a group of OLEDS from the OLED array in light sensing mode.... Agent:
20120274598 - Apparatus, system, and method for real-time identification of finger impressions for multiple users: Described herein are an apparatus, system, and method for real-time identification of finger impressions for multiple users on a platform. The apparatus comprises a first logic unit to register finger impressions of corresponding multiple users, and to store the registered finger impressions of each user among the multiple users in... Agent:
20120274604 - Capacitive touch sensor, display or panel: There is disclosed a capacitive touch pad or device (10) which includes a substrate (12) and a plurality of capacilive pads (18) at an inner surface (16) of the substrate (12). Each pad (18) is provided with a local oscillator (22), the oscillation frequency of which varies with the capacitance... Agent:
20120274605 - Display device with touch panel: A touch panel includes X electrodes which extend in a same direction, and Y electrodes which extend in a direction different from the direction of the X electrodes. The X electrodes and the Y electrodes respectively include intersection portions each formed where the X electrodes and the Y electrodes overlap... Agent:
20120274603 - In-cell type touch panel: The present invention relates to an in-cell type touch panel includes first and second substrates opposite to each other, gate and data lines crossed each other to define a plurality of pixel regions, a pixel electrode at each of the pixel region, a pixel thin film transistor connected to the... Agent:
20120274599 - Input device with force sensing and haptic response: Devices and methods are provided that facilitate improved input device performance. The devices and methods utilize a first electrode disposed on a first substrate, a second electrode coupled to a first side of a piezoelectric material and a third electrode coupled to a second side of the piezoelectric material. The... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated
20120274601 - Method for detecting touch trace based on resistive touch panel: A method for detecting a touch trace is provided. A look up table, including a plurality of position coordinates and calibrating rules f corresponding to each of the plurality of position coordinates, is built. A touch trace including at least one touch point is received, wherein if an actual contact... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
20120274600 - Portable electronic device and method for controlling the same: A portable electronic device is disclosed. The portable electronic device comprises a portable electronic device body, a display device, at least one touch device and a controller. The display device is used for displaying a display. The at least one touch device is disposed on an outside of the portable... Agent:
20120274602 - Wiring and periphery for integrated capacitive touch devices: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for a projected capacitive touch (PCT) sensor that may include thin sensor electrodes coated with additional layers to form an optical cavity that reinforces a wavelength range or color of incident light. The sensor electrodes and a cover glass border and/or decorations may... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120274607 - Optical finger navigation device: An optical finger navigation (OFN) device for use devices such as handheld portable devices is presented. The OFN device may include a lead frame, a light sensor, a clear mold compound encapsulating the light sensor and the lead frame so as to form the package. The mold compound may include... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120274606 - Optical navigation system with object detection: An optical finger navigation system with object detection is provided for preventing cursor movement if a user's finger has been lifted from the navigation surface. The optical finger navigation system may include a light source, an image sensor and an object detection engine. The object detection engine may be operatively... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120274608 - Simplified light sensing circuit, light sensing apparatus including the light sensing circuit, method of driving the light sensing apparatus, and image acquisition apparatus and optical touch screen apparatus including the light sensing apparatus: In a simplified light sensing circuit, a light sensing apparatus including the light sensing circuit, a method of driving the light sensing apparatus, and an image acquisition apparatus and optical touch screen apparatus including the light sensing apparatus, the light sensing circuit includes an oxide semiconductor transistor including a channel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120274610 - Interaction surfaces: An input apparatus has an interaction surface, an acoustic transmitter located adjacent the surface, an acoustic receiver located adjacent the surface and across the surface from the transmitter, and a processing environment. It is configured to transmit an acoustic signal(s) from the transmitter and to receive the signal or signals... Agent: Elliptic Laboratories As
20120274609 - Method and apparatus for active ultrasonic touch devices: A system for determining a user indication is disclosed. The system includes a communication interface configured to send a signal to be used to propagate a freely propagating signal through a propagating medium with a surface and receive the freely propagating signal that has been disturbed by a disturbance on... Agent: Sentons Inc.
20120274615 - Active matrix type module and driving method of active matrix type module: A data voltage error due to a feed-through effect is corrected without an increase in the number of transistors in capacitive memory cells. A display panel (11) in which a plurality of pixel parts (PLj,i) are arranged at the intersections of scanning lines (Yj) and data lines (Xi) which are... Agent: Pioneer Corporation
20120274614 - Driving method of display device: In a display device in which one frame is divided into a plurality of subframes and a gray scale is expressed by a time gray scale method, there is a problem of pseudo contour. A gray scale is expressed by sequentially adding a weight of each subframe (light emission period,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120274613 - Mobile electronic device, control method and storage medium storing control program: According to an aspect, a mobile electronic device includes a first and a second display unit, a first and a second operation detection unit, and a control unit. The first and the second display unit display a first and second operation screen respectively. The first and the second operation detection... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120274612 - Semiconductor device, display device, and electronic device: Disclosed herein is a semiconductor device including: one or a plurality of pieces of first wiring having a main wiring section and a bifurcation wiring section; one or a plurality of pieces of second wiring having a trunk wiring section and a plurality of branch wiring sections within a gap... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274611 - Thin film transistors (tft) active-matrix imod pixel layout: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus relating to pixel designs for use in active matrix displays which employ poly-silicon (p-Si) thin-film transistors (TFTs) having dual gate structures to control the pixels. The poly-silicon island of the TFT is configured to take advantage of the black mask area attributable to... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120274616 - Electrophoretic display using fibers containing a nanoparticle suspension: A composite textile for generating an electrophoretically driven image. The textile has at least three layers. An outer (relative to an observer of the image) electrode layer is made from a transparent and electrically conductive material. A fibermat layer is under the outer electrode layer, and comprises a mat of... Agent: Southwest Research Institute
20120274617 - Light-emitting device, illumination apparatus, and display apparatus: A light-emitting device including: an organic layer which is interposed between a first electrode and a second electrode and in which a first light-emitting layer and a second light-emitting layer emitting light of single colors or two or more different colors in a visible wavelength region are sequentially included at... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274618 - Pixel structure and a driving method thereof: A pixel structure and its related driving method are proposed. The pixel structure comprises a first transistor, a second transistor, a liquid crystal capacitor, a first storage capacitor, and a second storage capacitor. The first transistor comprises a gate coupled to a first scan line, a source coupled to a... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.
20120274619 - Electronic paper display device and driving method thereof: Disclosed herein are an electronic paper display device and a driving method thereof. The electronic paper display device includes: rotating balls each having at least two display areas colored in different colors and including a portion charged with a positive charge and a portion charged with a negative charge; a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120274620 - Data writing apparatus for e-paper and data writing method using the same: There is provided a data writing apparatus for e-paper including a base unit on which the e-paper is provided and which applies a driving voltage corresponding to input data to the e-paper through an electrode array, and a first roller that is rotated around a central axis in a predetermined... Agent: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.
20120274621 - Door phone apparatus for a dual monitor type kitchen television and operating method thereof: Provided is a dual monitor type television (TV) door phone device for a kitchen, which has TV, radio, and door phone functions, and a method of operating the same. The dual monitor type TV door phone includes: a body panel including a first monitor for outputting an image on a... Agent: Jungsan Enterprise Co. Ltd.
20120274623 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: In a display apparatus having a plurality of pixel parts, each pixel part receives a data signal in response to a present gate signal and charges first and second pixel voltages having the same voltage level. A plurality of voltage controllers includes a level-down part to lower a voltage level... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120274622 - Organic light emitting diode pixel circuit: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) pixel circuit includes a driving node, a pixel driving unit, an electroluminescent device, and a compensation unit. The pixel driving unit is coupled to a data line receiving a data voltage and provides a driving voltage to the driving node. The display electroluminescent device... Agent: Dongguan Masstop Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
20120274624 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer, and a common electrode. The first substrate includes a gate line, a data line insulated from the gate line while crossing the gate line, and a pixel electrode connected to the gate line and the data... Agent:
20120274628 - 3-dimensional display device and data processing method thereof: Provided is a display device. The display device includes a timing controller, a data driving unit, a gate driving unit, and a display panel. The timing controller divides m-bit image data (m is a natural number) received from the outside into n different image data for each viewpoint (n is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120274634 - Depth information generating device, depth information generating method, and stereo image converter: A depth information generating device according to the present invention includes a region extracting unit that detects a human face in at least one two-dimensional image, and based on the detected face, extracts a human figure region indicating a human figure within a region of the at least one two-dimensional... Agent:
20120274625 - Method, system, and computer-readable data storage device for creating and displaying three-dimensional features on an electronic map display: Methods, systems, and computer-readable data storage devices for generating and/or displaying a map with three-dimensional (3D) features are disclosed. For example, a method may comprise (i) defining a plurality of major three-dimensional regions (“major 3DRs”) and associating each major 3DR with a respective geographical area defined for a map stored... Agent:
20120274630 - Multi-view 3d image display method: A multi-view 3D image display method is provided, which is mainly to propose a multi-view 3D image combination method and slantwise strip parallax barrier structure design and optimization methods without reducing a sub-pixel aperture ratio during display of a multi-view 3D image by using a planar display screen having sub-pixels... Agent: Unique Instruments Co. Ltd
20120274635 - Preventing interference between primary and secondary content in a stereoscopic display: A method of positioning primary and secondary images on a stereoscopic display device involves ascertaining a perceived depth of the primary image and the secondary image; transforming the perceived depth of at least one of the primary and secondary image data by compressing the perceived depth of the at least... Agent:
20120274627 - Self calibrating stereo camera: A self calibrating stereo camera includes first and second spatial transform engines for directly receiving first and second images, respectively, of an object. The first and second spatial transform engines are coupled to a stereo display for displaying a fused object in stereo. A calibration module is coupled to the... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation
20120274629 - Stereoscopic image display and method of adjusting stereoscopic image thereof: A stereoscopic image display includes a depth map extracting unit for extracting a region of interest (ROI) and a depth map from a 3D input image, an average depth for calculating unit calculating an average depth of the ROI, a depth map adjusting unit, which converts the average depth of... Agent:
20120274626 - Stereoscopic image generating apparatus and method: A depth map generating device. A first depth information extractor extracts a first depth information from a main two dimensional (2D) image according to a first algorithm and generates a first depth map corresponding to the main 2D image. A second depth information extractor extracts a second depth information from... Agent: Himax Media Solutions, Inc.
20120274631 - Surgical case planning platform: Computer-implemented systems and methods of preoperatively planning a present surgical case including a surgical site located on a portion of a body of a patient are disclosed herein. Such methods may include converting at least one image of the surgical site into a three-dimensional model displayable on a display means... Agent: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
20120274633 - System for determining a height coordinate: A navigation system has a database which stores index data for, respectively, a tile of a tiling. The index data includes, for each one of plural cells of a grid which is superimposed on the tile, respectively an identifier for each triangular face of a triangulated irregular network which at... Agent: Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
20120274632 - System for determining height information: A vehicle navigation system has a processing device. The processing device receives entries in a first data structure that are generated and are respectively associated with one tile of a tiling. The processing device may compare a three-dimensional terrain on the respective tile with at least one pre-defined tile pattern.... Agent: Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
20120274636 - Depth of field rasterization: Depth of field may be rasterized by culling half-space regions on a lens from which a triangle to be rendered is not visible. Then, inside tests are only performed on the remaining unculled half-space regions. Separating planes between the triangle to be rendered and the tile being processed can be... Agent:
20120274637 - System for outputting a three-dimensional representation of a terrain: A database for a navigation system has digital elevation model data defining a three-dimensional surface. The database stores, for plural tiles of a tiling, a first array including three-dimensional coordinates of vertices of plural triangulated irregular networks, TINS, for the respective tile, and a plurality of second arrays. Each second... Agent: Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh
20120274638 - Systems and methods for 2-d to 3-d image conversion using mask to model, or model to mask, conversion: The present invention is directed to systems and methods for controlling 2-D to 3-D image conversion. In one embodiment, a mask is generated from an object model of the image. The mask is then used to from a 2-D mesh which is then converted to a 3-D volume mesh. The... Agent: Conversion Works, Inc.
20120274639 - Method for generating images of three-dimensional data: At least one example embodiment discloses a process to generate images of software generated (CAD) 3D data of a product. The example embodiment allows, with computer performance, to carry out image edits of a sketch at the computer. When the sketch is acceptable, the image with a simplified representation of... Agent:
20120274640 - Quasi-three-dimensional display apparatus: A system for showing scenes that benefit from three-dimensional or quasi-three-dimensional display. In some embodiments, a generally-spherical section of a refracting material is provided in a light diverging layer of finite thickness that can be placed over a substrate display device (such as a LCD or similar flat monitor or... Agent:
20120274641 - Techniques for degrading rendering quality to increase operating time of a computing platform: Techniques for degrading rendering performance to extend operating time of a computing platform includes determining a source and a level of power for the computing platform during receipt of the graphics data and rendering of the graphics data. Graphics data is rendered using settings received from the application if the... Agent: Nvidia Corporation
20120274642 - Automated fitting of interior maps to general maps: Amalgamated maps, comprising interior maps overlaid on venues indicated in general maps can be automatically generated. Initially, interior maps can be obtained through targeted network searches, whose search results can be filtered to retain those that are most likely useable interior maps. A bounding polygon is generated for both interior... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120274643 - Announcement information presentation system, announcement information presentation apparatus, and announcement information presentation method: An announcement information presentation is provided that apparatus includes a reception part, a decision part and a display part. The reception part is configured to receive an operational status information from an operating system of a movable vehicle. The operating system is configured to store the operational status of the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120274645 - Aligning animation state update and frame composition: An event, such as a vertical blank interrupt or signal, received from a display adapter in a system is identified. Activation of a timer-driven animation routine that updates a state of an animation and activation of a paint controller module that identifies updates to the state of the animation and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120274644 - Framework for graphics animation and compositing operations: A graphics animation and compositing operations framework has a layer tree for interfacing with the application and a render tree for interfacing with a render engine. Layers in the layer tree can be content, windows, views, video, images, text, media, or other types of objects for an application's user interface.... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120274646 - Laser particle projection system: A projection system and a method for generating special laser particle effects are provided. The projection system may comprise a computer processor and an arrangement. The computer processor may be configured to generate a laser particle effect. The arrangement may be configured to display the laser particle effect on a... Agent:
20120274647 - Piezoelectric resonators and fabrication processes: This disclosure provides implementations of electromechanical systems resonator structures, devices, apparatus, systems, and related processes. In one aspect, a sacrificial layer is deposited on an insulating substrate. A lower electrode layer is formed proximate the sacrificial layer. A piezoelectric layer is deposited on the lower electrode layer. An upper electrode... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120274648 - Memory-effect display device and driving method thereof: There is provided a memory-effect display device including a memory-effect display, a data buffer unit that stores input data to be displayed on the memory-effect display, a buffer control unit that controls only some scan line data of input data of each frame to be stored in the data buffer... Agent: Intellectual Discovery Co., Ltd.
20120274649 - Methods, systems, and data structures for generating a rasterizer: Methods, systems and data structures produce a rasterizer. A graphical state is detected on a machine architecture. The graphical state is used for assembling a shell rasterizer. The machine architecture is used for selecting replacement logic that replaces portions of shell logic in the shell rasterizer. The machine architecture is... Agent:
20120274650 - Differential image enhancement: Techniques for differentially enhancing selected areas within a digital image are disclosed. In certain embodiments, one or more attributes of a selected pixel or a group of pixels is determined. Examples of such attributes include color properties, grayscale properties, and/or multi-pixel properties, such as texture. In certain embodiments, the attribute... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120274651 - Matrix display device for displaying two merged images: A matrix display device with a definition determined by a plurality of pixels, the matrix display device including at least one controller suitable for producing display light intensity signals for each of the pixels; and a matrix of pixels organized in a mosaic of a plurality of identical arrangements of... Agent: Microoled
20120274652 - Method for displaying marker in a map service: A method for displaying a marker in a map service is provided. In the method, a plurality of markers each representing information are displayed differentially in a propagation range set according to importance of a user in the map service, and when the plurality of markers are displayed overlapped, only... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120274654 - Color liquid crystal display device and image display method thereof: A color liquid crystal display device capable of displaying color images comprises an input pen for use in determining the individual position for color display on the screen of a liquid crystal display panel, a coordinate detector for recognizing the position as designated by the input pen to output the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120274653 - Peripheral treatment for head-mounted displays: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for projecting a source image in a head-mounted display apparatus for a user. A first display projects an image viewable by a first eye of the user. A first peripheral light element is positioned to emit light of one... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120274655 - Antialiasing system and method: A system and method for improved antialiasing in video processing is described herein. Embodiments include multiple video processors (VPUs) in a system. Each VPU performs some combination of pixel sampling and pixel center sampling (also referred to as multisampling and supersampling). Each VPU performs sampling on the same pixels or... Agent: Ati Technologies, Inc.
20120274656 - Controlling display setting according to external device connected to user equipment: Provided is controlling a display setting according to an external device connected to user equipment. Such controlling may include displaying image data on a first display unit of the user equipment based on a first display setting, sensing a connection between the user equipment and the external device, obtaining display... Agent:
20120274657 - Medical image processing apparatus and information retrieval apparatus: The retrieval of medical data from a database through easy operations without displaying components for retrieval operations on a display screen is realized. The present invention is a medical image processing apparatus comprising a data memory, a display, a position-designating part, a data-list-display controller, and a keyword-generating part. The data... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120274660 - Information display device, information display method: An information display device is provided. The information display device includes a controller for being able to execute a plurality of applications, a user interface for allowing a user to instruct the controller, and a display unit for simultaneously displaying an application selection menu item for allowing the user to... Agent: Furuno Electric Co., Ltd.
20120274661 - Interaction method, mobile device, and interactive system: A mobile device implements a method for interacting with an electronic device having a display function. The mobile device is operable to display at least one image including a primary image portion and a first secondary image portion. In the method, the mobile device is configured to transmit the primary... Agent:
20120274659 - Liquid crystal display apparatus, method for controlling the same, and image display system: A liquid crystal display apparatus which enables a user to recognize positions and boundaries of light source blocks, a method for controlling the same, and an image display system are provided. The apparatus comprises a liquid crystal panel; a backlight which has a plurality of light source blocks and which... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274658 - Method and system for providing background contents of virtual key input device: Provided is a method for providing background contents of a virtual key input device, which provides a background image to a virtual key input device on an information communication terminal supporting a touch user interface (UTI). The method includes: selecting a virtual key input unit in the information communication terminal;... Agent:
20120274662 - Method for providing a user interface based on touch pressure, and electronic device using same: A method for providing a User Interface (UI) based on a touch pressure and an electronic device using the same are provided. The UI providing method of the electronic device detects a touch pressure of a single touch input through a touch screen of the electronic device, and controls the... Agent:
20120274663 - Information presentation based on display screen orientation: A handheld device presents information on a display screen in alternate formats. The device determines its orientation relative to a device user and selects a format based on that orientation. The displayed information may also be scrolled or zoomed based on a detected motion of the device.... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120274664 - Mobile device application for oilfield data visualization: A mobile device provides visualization and manipulation of well data generated from one or more well sites. The well data is collected, stored, and aggregated on one or more aggregated data servers. The mobile device includes a touch screen display, a communication interface, and a processor operatively connected to the... Agent:
20120274665 - Operation display device, scroll display controlling method and tangible computer-readable recording medium: Disclosed is an operation display device for carrying out a setting relating to an image forming device, including: a display device; an operating unit to receive an operation for starting a scroll display of a list in which a plurality of display items are listed, on a screen of the... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120274676 - Adc calibration for color on lcd with no standardized color bar for geographic area in which lcd is located: Instead of estimating a saturation value for an ADC color comb register of an LCD made in a region without a standard color bar, a standard color bar of another geographic region is used to calculate the saturation value for the register so as to optimize the color of images... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274669 - Apparatus and method for modeling the light field of a local-dimming led backlight for an lcd display: An apparatus for displaying images. The apparatus comprises: an LCD panel comprising a plurality of pixels for displaying the images; and a backlight comprising a plurality of light sources. Each of the plurality of light sources is associated with one of a plurality of zones and each of the plurality... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.
20120274667 - Display device: A display device includes: a transmission-type display member having a display area that is sequentially scanned; and an illumination member that is arranged on a rear face of the display member and includes a plurality of illumination units that are arranged so as to be aligned in a direction from... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274672 - Display device, electro-optical element driving method and electronic equipment: The present invention permits a capacitance value of an electro-optical element such as organic EL element to be arbitrarily set without changing the light extraction efficiency of a pixel. That is, the present invention permits a capacitance value Coled of an organic EL element (21) to be arbitrarily set by... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120274671 - Driving bistable displays: The disclosure relates to waveforms, circuits and methods for driving bistable displays.... Agent: Sipix Imaging, Inc.
20120274668 - Driving circuit for light emitting element: A driving circuit for causing a light emitting element to emit light in response to a driving signal is provided. The driving circuit comprising a first current supply circuit that starts to supply a driving current to the light emitting element in response to the driving signal, a second current... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274673 - Light emitting apparatus, method for driving the light emitting apparatus, and display apparatus including the light emitting apparatus: A light emitting apparatus comprises a light emitting section for emitting light, a color of the light being changed with a value of a driving current, and a driving section for driving the light emitting section so that the light emitting section emits light having a desired color and a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274674 - Locally dimmed display: A locally dimmed display has a spatial light modulator illuminated by a light source. The spatial light modulator is illuminated with a low resolution version of a desired image. The illumination may comprise a series of lighting elements that vary smoothly from one element to another at the spatial light... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120274670 - Method and system for controlling light by using image code: Provided are a method and system for controlling light by using an image code. The method includes displaying an image code on a display unit; acquiring information relating to light settings by recognizing the image code; determining apparatus information and lighting state information by using information relating to the light... Agent:
20120274675 - 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.
20120274666 - System and method for tuning multi-color displays: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable storage media, for calibrating a display. In one aspect, a method of calibrating a display includes determining one or more array voltages and, based on the determined array voltages, determining one or more drive scheme voltages. The... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120274677 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus according to the present invention comprises a display panel having a transmittance that can be changed for each frame of an input video signal, an adjusting unit that adjusts a timing at which the transmittance of the display panel changes, and a backlight unit that emits light... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120274678 - Projection apparatus, projection method, and storage medium having program stored thereon: light emission state of each of the plurality of different types of light-emitting elements is controlled in accordance with i) a color image formation period in which a color image is formed by using light emitted from The different types of light-emitting elements, ii) a synchronization period in which at... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120274679 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display section including an array of pixels in a two-dimensional matrix, wherein each of the pixels of the display section includes a pair of a subpixel displaying a first primary color, and a subpixel displaying a second primary color being different from the first primary... Agent: Sony CorporationPrevious industry: Communications: radio wave antennas
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