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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/12Below 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. 12/27/2012 > 200 patent applications in 50 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120326945 - System for switching displays based on the viewing direction of a user: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system, and computer program product for automatically assigning a display as a primary display in a multi-display computer. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for configuring a primary display in a multi-display environment is provided and can include tracking eye... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120326947 - Information processing terminal and control method thereof: An information processing terminal includes a plurality of displays, each displaying an application screen, and control means. The control means determines a display on which a new application is to be started from the plurality of displays on the basis of the amount of the resources consumed by the information... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120326946 - Three dimensional imaging system: A display system comprising first and second panels, where the second panel is maintained at a different orientation with respect to the first panel such that the first panel is non-coplanar with the second panel. The display system projecting the image onto the first and second display panels in such... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
20120326948 - Environmental-light filter for see-through head-mounted display device: An environmental-light filter removably coupled to an optical see-through head-mounted display (HMD) device is disclosed. The environmental-light filter couples to the HMD device between a display component and a real-world scene. Coupling features are provided to allow the filter to be easily and removably attached to the HMD device when... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120326949 - Device for presenting information near the eyes: The invention relates to a device for presenting information near the eyes, comprising a support (12) that can be carried on the head (10) of a user and comprising a monocular display unit (16) which is disposed on the support (12) and is positioned in a peripheral region of the... Agent:
20120326950 - Display panels: A display panel includes: a first base substrate on which a plurality of pixel areas are defined; a color filter layer including a plurality of color filters respectively in the plurality of pixel areas of the first base substrate, where four color filters having different colors are respectively in four... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120326952 - Display apparatus, method of manufacturing display apparatus, and electronic apparatus: A display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels each including an electro-optic element, a writing transistor writing a video signal into the pixel, a holding capacitor holding the video signal written by the writing transistor, and a driving transistor driving the electro-optic element based on the video signal held in... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120326951 - Display device: To provide a display device with little signal delay and a display device that can operate with low power consumption, parasitic capacitance between a common wiring that applies a common potential to a plurality of pixels and signal lines that input signals for driving the pixels is avoided. Specifically, the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120326953 - Display device, liquid crystal display device, and method for manufacturing display device: A display device displays images with a plurality of signal lines and includes spare lines, each being arranged to be connectable to the signal lines so as to be used for recovery of the signal lines from disconnection. Each of the spare lines has constricted sections for cutting. With this... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326954 - Liquid crystal display device: The present invention is to provide a liquid crystal display device which hardly causes image sticking even when there is a difference in the pixel areas. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a pair of substrates, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the pair of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326955 - Shift register: Provided is a shift register configured by cascade-connecting unit circuits 11 each including a compensation circuit 21. The compensation circuit 21 applies an overshoot potential Vos (compensation potential) that is lower than a low level potential to an additional output terminal Z, when a second reset signal R2 outputted from... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326956 - Display element, and electrical device using same: A display element includes an upper substrate (first substrate), a lower substrate (second substrate), an effective display region and a non-effective display region that are defined with respect to a display space formed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate, and a polar liquid that is movably sealed in... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326957 - Full color reflective display with multichromatic sub pixels: A full color, reflective display having superior saturation and brightness is achieved with a novel display element comprising multichromatic elements. In one embodiment a capsule includes more than three species of particles which differ visually. One embodiment of the invention employs three sub-pixels, each sub-pixel comprising capsules including three species... Agent: E Ink Corporation
20120326968 - Control apparatus and method, recording medium and program: The present invention relates to a control apparatus and a method, a recording medium and a program, which enable to control at least one first device more efficiently and quickly through the use of a second device. The control apparatus detects the at least one first device, requests at least... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120326962 - Data processing device: When a first device and a first attribute are specified, a data processing device registers the first device in association with first attribute and transmits an instruction to perform a process relating to the first attribute to the first device. If the first device possesses the second attribute, the data... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326976 - Directed performance in motion capture system: Techniques for enhancing the use of a motion capture system are provided. A motion capture system tracks movement and audio inputs from a person in a physical space, and provides the inputs to an application, which displays a virtual space on a display. Bodily movements can be used to define... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120326958 - Display and user interface: A touchless method for registering commands from a display (e.g. reconfigurable display) may include any of various components. The method may use a light sensor in front of or behind the display to detect light reflected by a user's finger approaching a control option displayed on the display. Light used... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company
20120326973 - Display device: A portable phone (100) includes a display panel as a display section (11), a state determining section (2), and an information processing section (3). The state determining section (2) determines that an input button is in an inputted state when an operator's finger or an object is in contact with... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326970 - Electronic device and method for controlling display of electronic files: An electronic device displays electronic files on a display device. When a user views the electronic device, a video camera captures a real-time video consisting of a plurality of frames of the user. The electronic device recognizes a face region in each frame and a lip outline in the face... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120326963 - Fast fingertip detection for initializing a vision-based hand tracker: Systems and methods for initializing real-time, vision-based hand tracking systems are described. The systems and methods for initializing the vision-based hand tracking systems image a body and receive gesture data that is absolute three-space data of an instantaneous state of the body at a point in time and space, and... Agent:
20120326961 - Gesture based user interface for augmented reality: Technologies are generally described for systems and methods effective to provide a gesture keyboard that can be utilized with a virtual display. In an example, the method includes receiving sensory information associated with an object in proximity to, or in contact with, an input device including receiving at least one... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC
20120326966 - Gesture-controlled technique to expand interaction radius in computer vision applications: The invention describes a method and apparatus to expand a radius of the interaction in computer vision applications with the real world within the field of view of a display unit of a device. The radius of interaction is expanded using a gesture in front of an input sensory unit,... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120326977 - Hybrid control of haptic feedback for host computer and interface device: A hybrid haptic feedback system in which a host computer and haptic feedback device share processing loads to various degrees in the output of haptic sensations, and features for efficient output of haptic sensations in such a system. A haptic feedback interface device in communication with a host computer includes... Agent: Immersion Corporation
20120326969 - Image slideshow based on gaze of a user: Provided is a method to enable an image slideshow based on gaze of a user. The method displays an image to a user for viewing, wherein, invisible to the user, each image is divided into a grid of tiles. While the user is viewing the image, the method detects the... Agent:
20120326964 - Input device and computer-readable recording medium containing program executed by the input device: A character input device, including: a display control section to display, in a first region, an operational-element group composed of operational elements corresponding to characters and to display, in a second region, another operational-element group composed of operational elements corresponding to characters, the characters corresponding to the respective operational-element groups... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326975 - Input device and input method: The present invention discloses an input device and an input method. The input device comprises: an image acquiring device for acquire sequence of images when an object moves in front of the field of view of the image acquiring device; and a processor for generating a rotation signal according to... Agent: Pixart Imaging Incorporation, R.o.c.
20120326965 - Methods and apparatus for processing combinations of kinematical inputs: Methods and apparatus for processing combinations of force and velocity data generated over a given period of time. In one embodiment, an input device comprising one or more force sensors and one or more motion sensors is manipulated relative to a surface. A receiving system is adapted to receive input... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120326972 - Multi-task interactive wireless telecommunications device: A portable wireless telecommunications device has electronic computer visual display includes at least one central display screen and at least two additional screens respectively disposed foldably to the right and left of said central screen, for displaying simultaneous, multiple images to a user in a super video graphics array (SVGA).... Agent: Koe-lab, LLC
20120326971 - Portable information terminal and screen display control method: A portable information terminal includes: a first housing including display section; a second housing connected to the first housing, an open angle that is an angle formed by the second housing and a plane of display section being changeable; angle detection section whose output value changes according to a operation... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120326959 - Region of interest segmentation: A sensor manager provides dynamic input fusion using thermal imaging to identify and segment a region of interest. Thermal overlay is used to focus heterogeneous sensors on regions of interest according to optimal sensor ranges and to reduce ambiguity of objects of interest. In one implementation, a thermal imaging sensor... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120326960 - Scanning technology: Scanning technology, in which one or more electronic communications that designate a scan area of an object are received from an input apparatus. A preview scan area is displayed based on the received one or more electronic communications that designate the scan area of the object.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120326974 - Terminal device, method for setting same, and communication system: A terminal device includes reading means and setting means. The reading means reads setup information added to image data from the image data. The setting means implements a setting on the basis of the setup information read by the reading means.... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120326967 - Vehicular glance lighting apparatus and a method for controlling the same: The present invention provides a vehicular glance lighting apparatus which provides a driver with vehicle-running information as light of a background screen and includes a driver attention function through prompt information delivery such that the driver visually recognizes as a background screen the vehicle-running information needed essentially or minimally for... Agent: Daesung Electric Co., Ltd.
20120326978 - Cursor control apparatus, cursor control method, and storage medium for storing cursor control program: A apparatus which manages a virtual-coordinate space including a first and a second display area, the apparatus includes a memory that stores a display coordinate at which a cursor is displayed, the display coordinate being defined in the virtual-coordinate space, and a processor that executes a process including acquiring a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120326979 - Remote controlling of mouse cursor functions of a computer device: A method is provided for remote controlling of mouse cursor functions of a computer device is disclosed. The method includes: tracking movement of a handheld pointing device in a three dimensional monitoring space based on a directional carrier sent by the handheld pointing device; modulating the directional carrier with a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120326980 - Communication of user input: A keyboard application operably configured to facilitate user inputs through a keyboard displayed within a screen or other user-viewable interface by way of signaling received from a remote control. The application may be configured to facilitate user selection of one or more keys with the use of shortcuts buttons on... Agent: Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
20120326981 - Information processing terminal, terminal operation method and computer-readable medium: One of a function as a direction key and a function as a confirmation key is executed by a user pressing a display with a finger. When a pressing force detector detects perpendicular movement of the display to a side of an upper surface of the information processing terminal body... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120326982 - Optical navigation device with haptic feedback: An optical joystick is connected to a vibratory transducer such as a piezoelectric transducer, where the vibratory transducer produces vibration which may be perceived upon a surface of the optical joystick. The vibration is perceived primarily at the surface of the optical joystick, and not upon a case of the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120326985 - Device, in particular a keyboard, for data or command entry: A device, in particular a keyboard, for data or command entry is disclosed. The device is suitable for entering data or commands into an electronic processing system, in particular, into an electronic system or apparatus for controlling a respective installation, such as an entertainment centre such as a bowling centre.... Agent: Qubica Europe S.p.a.
20120326984 - Features of a data entry system: A data entry system, having an input interface adapted to identify a plurality of user interactions. The system includes a processor adapted to associate user interactions identified by the input interface with a plurality of letters of the alphabet, such that all the letters of the alphabet are assigned to... Agent:
20120326983 - Integrated projector: An integrated projector is provided. The integrated projector includes a keyboard, a projector, a data processing unit, and a housing. The data processing unit is electrically connected to the projector to provide information to the projector to project. The housing includes a cover and a base. The cover is attached... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120326986 - Keyboard adaptive haptic response: Various embodiments provide a keyboard that adaptively provides haptic feedback to a user. In at least some embodiments, an actuation of a key or keyboard element of the keyboard is detected. This can be accomplished by detecting the closure of an associated switch caused by a user depressing the key... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated
20120326987 - Light actuator for movable buttons on a keypad: A keypad for use in conjunction with a touch-sensitive panel, the keypad including a frame surrounding a touch-sensitive panel, including a plurality of buttons suspended by the frame above the touch-sensitive panel, each of the buttons including a rigid member that is lowered through the frame when pressure is applied... Agent: Neonode, Inc.
20120326988 - Multilingual key input apparatus and method thereof: Disclosed is a multilingual key input apparatus and method capable of inputting a plurality of keys and outputting a character corresponding to a combination of the input keys. Upon a reference key being input, at least one associated key including inputtable characters is displayed on a screen. When the input... Agent:
20120327002 - Control device and electronic device comprising same: The control device comprises at least one emitter-receiver pair, a display and a controller. The emitter-receiver pair comprises a radiation emitter and a receiver for receiving radiation emitted by the emitter and reflected by a moving body located at a distance from the pair. The receiver is positioned within the... Agent:
20120327009 - Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility using a touch-sensitive surface: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for operating a computing device having at least two user interface (UI) navigation modes capable of being concurrently activated in said device, and both UI navigation modes being responsive to a predefined set of touch gestures on a touch-sensitive display... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120327005 - Display device: A display device includes a touch panel and displays stereoscopic images with reducing its thickness and weight. The display device includes a liquid crystal display panel 20, a switching liquid crystal panel 30 and a touch panel 50. The switching liquid crystal panel 30 is provided on a display surface... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120326990 - Flexible circuit routing: Flexible circuits for routing signals of a device, such as a touch sensor panel of a touch sensitive device, are provided. The flexible circuit can include a first set of traces for routing a first set of lines and a second set of traces for routing a second set of... Agent:
20120327003 - Information display device and document data editing method: The information display device is configured to have: a display screen 12 for displaying a character string; a touch panel controller 27 that detects an operation position; a character string selecting part 34 that, when two different operation positions are detected, on the basis of a result of the detection... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327008 - Information processing apparatus and input control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a touch screen display, a vibrator, an area display module, a touch position detector, and a vibration controller. The vibrator is configured to vibrate the touch screen display. The area display module is configured to display a first area on the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120326994 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: An information processing apparatus may include a display, a touch acquisition unit, a rotation acquisition unit, and a display control unit. The touch acquisition unit may be configured to receive a proximity signal indicative of a user input to a touch panel of the information processing apparatus. The rotation acquisition... Agent:
20120326997 - Information processing apparatus, program, and coordination processing method: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a position determination unit for determining whether or not a position of an information input area included in a display area of a first application and a position of an information output area included in a display area of a second application satisfy... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120326989 - Infrastructural haptics on wall scale interactive displays: An interactive wall provides tactile feedback based on detected touch and displayed content on the wall surface. Upon detecting a touch on the wall surface, the interactive wall provides real time tactile feedback corresponding to the touch employing one or more actuators. The interactive wall itself may serve as projection... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120326993 - Method and apparatus for providing context sensitive interactive overlays for video: When children watch videos on a touch screen device, their instincts are to touch the screen while the video is being played and they are disappointed when nothing happens when they do. The present invention provides an interactive graphical overlay responsive to touch input or other sensors. The overlay and... Agent:
20120327000 - Mixer for use in touch panel system and method for preocessing signals in the mixer: A mixer of a touch panel system includes a first switch configured to switch a sensing signal in accordance with a reference signal; a second switch configured to switch the sensing signal in accordance with a phase-inverted reference signal from the reference signal. Further, the mixer of the touch panel... Agent:
20120326996 - Mobile terminal and information processing method thereof: A mobile terminal and an information processing method for displaying a plurality of virtual key buttons on a touchscreen including one or more touch input nodes generating a touch signal corresponding to touch; receiving a touch signal corresponding to virtual key buttons displayed on the touchscreen; and outputting a key... Agent:
20120326998 - Mobile touch-generating device and communication with a touchscreen: A mobile touch-generating device having logic and a touch-generating system. The touch-generating system includes one or more touch-generating elements. The touch-generating system is operatively coupled to the logic to generate touch events via the one or more touch-generating elements, the touch events detectable by a touchscreen, such as, a capacitive... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120327001 - Multi-gesture trampoline keys: Composite structure trampoline key structures are described for use on top of a touchscreen or other touch, pressure, motion or gesture sensitive components. The aforementioned touch screen may be referred to as a pressure sensitive layer or PSL. The composite structure trampoline key array comprises a frame of one or... Agent: Yuvee, Inc.
20120327010 - Pointing device: A pointing device includes a covering structure and a touch sensing unit. The covering structure is made by a flexible material. The touch sensing unit is buried in the covering structure and has at least one touch-emitting electrode and at least one touch-receiving electrode. At least one touch signal is... Agent: Soft Haptic Technology Inc.
20120326991 - Portable data terminal housing having a rotatable member for retention of a stylus: A portable data terminal includes a housing, a touch screen coupled to the housing, and a stylus for activating the touch screen. The housing includes a receptacle defining a passageway configured to receive at least a portion of the stylus therein. A rotatable member is operably rotatably disposed in the... Agent: Hand Held Products, Inc.
20120327007 - Portable device and method of manufacturing a display device: A portable device and method of manufacturing a display device includes a display panel having a glass substrate and a polarizer adhered to the glass substrate, a touch panel which is made of resin material and adhered to the polarizer of the display panel by a first adhesive material, and... Agent:
20120327011 - Portable electronic device including tactile touch-sensitive input device and method of protecting same: A portable electronic device includes a housing with a base. A touch-sensitive input assembly is spaced from and moveable relative to the base and a stopping arrangement limits movement of the touch-sensitive input assembly in the direction of the base. An actuating arrangement including a piezoelectric actuator for selectively receiving... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120326999 - Touch interface device and method for applying lateral forces on a human appendage: A touch interface device includes a touch surface configured to be engaged by an object, first and second actuator assemblies operably connected to the touch surface, and a controller operably connected with the first and second actuator assemblies. The first actuator assembly displaces the touch surface in one or more... Agent: Northwestern University
20120326992 - Touch panel for providing a shield against noise: A touch panel includes a first substrate, first conductive circuits, second conductive circuits, and a shield circuit. The first conductive circuits are disposed on a first surface of the first substrate. Each of the first conductive circuits includes first electrodes. The second conductive circuits are disposed on the second first... Agent: Silicon Integrated Systems Corp.
20120327004 - Touch sensitive film and a touch sensing device: A capacitive touch sensitive film comprises a conductive layer having a sensing region. According to the present invention, the sheet resistance of the conductive layer in the sensing region is higher than or equal to 3 kΩ.... Agent: Canatu Oy
20120327006 - Using tactile feedback to provide spatial awareness: An image capturing device may be combined with a touch screen to generate a tactile map of an environment. The image capturing device captures an image of the environment which is then processed and used to correlate a point of user contact on a touch screen to a particular tactile... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20120326995 - Virtual touch panel system and interactive mode auto-switching method: Disclosed are a virtual touch panel system and an interactive mode auto-switching method. The virtual touch panel system comprises a projector configured to project an image on a projection surface; a depth map camera configured to obtain depth information of an environment containing a touch operation area; a depth map... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
20120327026 - Capacitive sensor and detection method using the same: The present invention provides a capacitive sensor and a detection method using the same. The capacitive sensor of the present invention includes a plurality of detecting plates arranged sequentially. Each detecting plate is provided with the same driving signal. According to the difference between signals of each detecting plate and... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.
20120327012 - Capacitive sensor pattern: A capacitive sensor pattern comprises a first plurality of sensor electrode elements, a second plurality of sensor electrode elements, and a third plurality of sensor electrode elements. The first plurality of sensor electrode elements is disposed in a first layer above a substrate. The second plurality of sensor electrode elements... Agent:
20120327021 - Capacitive touch panel and a method for manufacturing the same: The present invention relates to a capacitive touch panel and a method for manufacturing the same, in which the material having lower resistance than that of ITO is filled in the intaglio formed on the resin layer, which is patterned to form the embedded sensing electrode and the sensing electrodes... Agent: Miraenanotech Co., Ltd.
20120327027 - 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.
20120327028 - 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.
20120327022 - Driven shield for capacitive touchpads: A conductive shield that is disposed near the sensor, wherein a signal is driven on the shield that is similar to the signal induced on the sensor, thereby reducing stray capacitances and protecting the sensor from external noise sources, and resulting in a stronger signal reaching the sensor.... Agent: Cirque Corporation
20120327024 - Electronic devices including transparent conductive coatings including carbon nanotubes and nanowire composites, and methods of making the same: Certain example embodiments of this invention relate to large-area transparent conductive coatings (TCCs) including carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and nanowire composites, and methods of making the same. The σdc/σopt ratio of such thim films may be improved via stable chemical doping and/or alloying of CNT-based films. The doping and/or alloying may... Agent: Guardian Industries Corp.
20120327018 - Input method and input apparatus using input pad: When it is sensed that a finger is touched to a movable pad and a detection switch is switched on, time that the finger is touched to the sensing surface (Condition (1)), distance in which the finger is moved on the sensing surface (Condition (2)), speed that the finger is... Agent:
20120327013 - Method and apparatus for initiating operations on a touch device: An electronic device having conductive bumps on one of its surfaces or areas can be used to initiate operation on another device with a touch panel. The electronic device includes a device housing; a first surface coupled to the device housing; and a plurality of conductive bumps on the first... Agent:
20120327019 - Method of producing touch screen: A method of producing a touch screen includes feeding and laminating a roll of an adhesive sheet material to bond a sheet glass, a roll of a first sheet material having first electrodes, and a roll of a second sheet material having second electrodes; pinching and pressing the laminated sheet... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120327015 - Touch module outputting sensed data array: A touch module outputting sensed data array, the touch module including a sensor array, and a sensed data array generator, the sensed data array generator including: a multiplexer, used to select one line from a plurality of scan output lines of the sensor array for delivering an analog sensed output... Agent:
20120327017 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes first and second electrode substrates including first and second conductive layers; a first electrode and a second electrode provided on the first conductive layer for causing an electric potential distribution; a third electrode and a fourth electrode provided on the first conductive layer for causing an... Agent: Fujitsu Component Limited
20120327023 - Touch panel and portable device using the same: A gap between an upper transparent electrode base member (1) and a lower transparent electrode base member (2) is filled with a transparent adhesive layer (3) as a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, to eliminate an air layer.... Agent:
20120327020 - Touch panel-equipped display device: A touch panel-equipped display device (1) includes: a TFT substrate (2); a CF substrate (3) facing the TFT substrate (2); a liquid crystal layer (4) provided between the TFT substrate (2) and the CF substrate (3); a touch panel conductive film (6) provided on a surface (3a) of the CF... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327014 - Touch-sensitive display and electronic device including same: A touch-sensitive display includes a display, a capacitive touch sensor disposed on the display, a cover spaced from the capacitive touch sensor, and a liquid disposed in a cavity between the capacitive touch sensor and the cover.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120327025 - Touchpad with capacitive force sensing: Described herein are techniques related to a touchpad with capacitive force sensing. The described techniques may determine the point or region of a user-engagement surface contacted by a user. In addition, the described techniques may also determine a force of the user's finger press on the user-engagement surface using one... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated
20120327016 - Two-dimensional position sensor: A capacitive position sensor comprises a substrate having an arrangement of electrodes mounted on a single surface thereof, the electrodes arranged so as to define an array of sensing cells arranged in columns and rows to form a sensing area. Each sensing cell includes a column sensing electrode and a... Agent:
20120327030 - Electronic device with infrared touch sensing and infrared remote control function: An electronic device paired with an infrared remote control, includes a display screen having a display area, at least one infrared emitter, at least one infrared receiver, a prism and a processing unit. A prism is adjacent to the at least one infrared receiver for converging the infrared rays from... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120327039 - Infrared touch screen with simplified components: We present signal production devices and infrared-style touch screens incorporating them. Compared to prior art devices, the signal production devices of the present invention have simpler, more easily manufactured components. Touch screens incorporating these devices can have reduced bezel width, and are particularly well-suited to finger-only touch on small area... Agent: Rpo Pty Ltd
20120327033 - Input device: An input device which allows a user to erase display information such as a character inputted thereto is provided. The input device includes a rectangular frame-shaped optical waveguide having a rectangular hollow input-use interior, and a control means provided on the outside of one of the sides of the optical... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20120327036 - Light guide assembly and optical touch module using the same: A light guide assembly includes a hollow mounting pillar and a light guide member. The hollow mounting pillar includes a plurality of sidewalls; a receiving groove is defined by the sidewalls and has an inlet. One of the sidewalls serves as a transparent portion and the rest of the sidewalls... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.
20120327032 - Light-sensing apparatuses, methods of driving the light-sensing apparatuses, and optical touch screen apparatuses including the light-sensing apparatuses: Light-sensing apparatuses may include a light sensor transistor and a switching transistor in a light-sensing pixel, the transistors being oxide semiconductor transistors. In the light-sensing apparatus, the light sensor transistor and the switching transistor in the light-sensing pixel may be adjacently formed on one substrate, the switching transistor including a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120327031 - Method and apparatus for inputting information including coordinate data: A method, computer readable medium, and apparatus for inputting information, including coordinate data, includes: extracting a predetermined object from an image, including a predetermined object above a plane; detecting motion of the predetermined object while the predetermined object is within a predetermined distance from the plane; and then determining if... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc
20120327038 - Method and apparatus for sensing touch input using illumination sensors: Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for sensing touch input using illumination sensors. The apparatus includes: a touch pad on which at least one illumination sensor is arranged; and a controller collecting sensor values of the at least one illumination sensor to perform touch recognition suitable for a present... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120327037 - Optical touch system and calculation method thereof: A method of calculating the coordinate data of an object includes the steps of: providing a mirror surface for generating a reflection of an object; providing an image sensor for capturing an image of the object and an image of the reflection; obtaining an individual image of the object when... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.
20120327035 - Optical touch system and image processing method thereof: An optical touch system includes an image sensor module and a processor. The image sensor module includes a plurality of image sensing elements that can be independently controlled to achieve different exposure times. The plurality of image sensor elements can produce a picture including a plurality of pixel groups. The... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.
20120327029 - Touch input sensing using optical ranging: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for touch systems. In one aspect, the touch system can include at least one light guide optically coupled to at least one light source and at least one optical detector. The light guide can be configured to transmit light from at least one... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120327034 - Touch-sensitive system with optical transmitters and receivers: The general field of the invention is that of optical touch-sensitive systems mounted above areas of display surfaces. The system comprises at least two light sources arranged to produce above a display surface a “luminous layer” covering said surface, a first imager and a second imager the optical fields of... Agent:
20120327041 - Active stylus: An active stylus is disclosed. The stylus includes an electrode at a tip of the stylus; and powered circuitry coupled to the electrode and configured for capacitively coupling the electrode with a capacitive touch sensor panel. The powered circuitry can further include drive circuitry configured to output a drive voltage... Agent:
20120327045 - Devices and processes for manual data input: Devices are disclosed for manually inputting data to an electrically-sensitive user interface, which devices comprise a device body and an interface-contacting member supported by the body, the interface-contacting member comprising a resilient material having a convex interface-contacting surface with at least one recess formed therein; processes for manual data input... Agent:
20120327040 - Identifiable stylus: A stylus is disclosed. The stylus includes a shaft; a conductive tip at a distal end of the shaft; and control circuitry coupled to the conductive tip and configured to generate a modulated signal at the conductive tip to identify the stylus. The stylus can also include a switch coupled... Agent:
20120327046 - Stylus: A stylus is adapted for inputting command to an electronic device and includes an electrically-conductive handle portion, an electrically-conductive contact portion adapted to contact the electronic device, and an electrically-conductive spring. The spring interconnects electrically the handle portion and the contact portion, and is resiliently flexible for permitting the handle... Agent:
20120327044 - Stylus assembly for a capacitive touch screen: A stylus assembly for a capacitive touch screen provides input via conventional handwriting action. A stylus is attached at a contact end to a disc providing ample capacitive proximity with the touch screen. A layer of capacitive material is embedded within the disc, and may be formed with a distinct... Agent:
20120327043 - Stylus capable of being applied in various touch panels: The present invention relates to a stylus capable of being applied in various touch panels, wherein the stylus consists of a conductive pen tube, a conductive rubber pen lead and a conductive rod. The conductive rubber pen lead is made by a conductive rubber and is sprayed with a conductive... Agent: Top-bound Enterprise Co. Ltd.
20120327042 - Stylus orientation detection: Stylus orientation detection is disclosed. In an example, the orientation of a stylus relative to a contacting surface, e.g., a touch panel, can be detected by detecting a capacitance at one or more locations on the stylus relative to the surface, and then using the capacitance(s) to determine the orientation... Agent:
20120327047 - Column drivers with embedded high-speed video interface timing controller: A system and method are disclosed for embedding a timing controller on column drivers which, among other advantages, reduces power consumption and size constraints. A standalone timing controller is eliminated by splitting a video input signal and delivering the signal to each of the column drivers. Timing controller functionality is... Agent:
20120327050 - Liquid crystal display device: A display device includes a TFT substrate with gate signal lines, drain signal lines, thin-film transistors connected thereto, a gate driver connected to the gate signal lines, a drain driver having output terminals connected to drain signal lines, and a film substrate having first wirings. The first wirings are disposed... Agent:
20120327048 - Mobile computing devices: A mobile computing device includes a flexible display, a rigid-flex printed circuit board (PCB) arrangement, an electrically conductive memory fabric, and a controller. The rigid-flex PCB arrangement is connected to the flexible display, and has a honeycomb configuration. The electrically conductive memory fabric is connected to the flexible display and... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120327049 - Video projection device and video projection method: There are provided a video projection device and a video projection method which can realize both a guarantee of safety and an increase in luminance of a screen. The video projection device includes: a laser light source unit which emits a laser; a laser scanning unit which is provided with... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120327052 - Led array with photodetector: Embodiments of the present invention provide for an array, and corresponding method of forming an array, that includes a plurality of light emitting devices. The light emitting devices are disposed over a substrate, and a photodetector detects light emitted through the substrate from the light emitting devices. Further, a substantially... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20120327051 - Visual displays for an aircraft flight deck: A cockpit for an aircraft includes a windscreen through which light may pass, at least one seat spaced from and facing the windscreen, a flight deck having at least a portion disposed below the windscreen and having at least one head down display having an adjustable brightness that may be... Agent: General Electric Company
20120327053 - Plasma display device, plasma display system, drive method for plasma display panel, and control method for shutter glasses for plasma display device: Sharp contrast is achieved while the driving time in displaying a 3D image on a plasma display panel is shorted. For this purpose, an all-cell initializing subfield for applying up-ramp waveform voltage and down-ramp waveform voltage to a scan electrode in the initializing period is set as the first subfield... Agent:
20120327054 - Data driving system and chip for liquid crystal panel as well as liquid crystal display device: A data driving system and a data driving chip for a liquid crystal panel as well as a liquid crystal display (LCD) device comprising the same are disclosed. The data driving system comprises a data driving chip, a timing controller and a first interface connected to the data driving chip... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.
20120327055 - Display apparatus, and drive control method for display device: A display apparatus includes a display device that has a memory property to maintain its display state even after a drive applied to the display device is removed; a detection circuit configured to detect a capacitance exhibited by the display device; an adjustment circuit configured to make an adjustment of... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120327057 - Display device: Drive signal trunk wiring lines (71) that transmit drive signals such as clock signals are formed from a source metal (701) in a region on the opposite side of a display region with respect to a shift register region. A VSS trunk wiring line (73) for transmitting a low-level direct-current... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327060 - Display device: The present invention is a system, wherein a switching element is on/off controlled by means of a gate driver of a second substrate, electrical conductivity is made to a pixel electrode at a necessary position by means of a reference signal line, and data signals are applied to the data... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327059 - Display device and method for driving the same: A semiconductor device having a configuration hardly generating variations in the current value due to a deteriorated EL element is to be provided. A capacitance element is disposed between the gate and the source of a driving TFT, video signals are inputted to the gate electrode, and then it is... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120327056 - Display panel including test pad unit and flat panel display apparatus including the display panel: A display panel includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels, and a test pad unit having a plurality of pads configured to transmit a test signal to the display unit during a test period, the plurality of pads being disabled after the test period is completed, the test... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
20120327058 - Pixel circuit, display device, electronic apparatus, and method of driving pixel circuit: Disclosed herein is a pixel circuit, including: a display portion; a drive transistor driving the display portion; and a characteristics controlling portion configured to control characteristics of the drive transistor.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120327061 - Smart pad operation of display elements with differing display parameters: A computational device energizes, at different times, a first set of display elements in a display in accordance with differing values and/or display parameters in response to differing energy management requirements.... Agent: Z124
20120327064 - Amoled panel and driving circuit and method therefor: Embodiments of the present disclosure relates to an active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) panel and the driving circuit and method therefor. The driving circuit of the AMOLED panel comprises: a driving transistor; a first transistor; a second capacitor; an organic light emitting diode; a voltage adjustment module, which... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120327068 - Display apparatus and drive method: If areas corresponding to the address electrodes in the second row have an area to be stereoscopic display and an area not to be stereoscopic display and an area of the connecting wire of the far electrode corresponding to the area to be stereoscopic display in the second column is... Agent:
20120327069 - Display device: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a light source, a light guide, a light extraction unit, and a drive circuit. The light source emits a first light. The light guide has a first end, a second end arranged in a first direction, and a side surface extending in... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120327067 - Display device and method for driving display device: A display device according to the present disclosure includes: an organic EL display unit having pixels; a variable voltage source which supplies a voltage to the organic EL display unit; and a voltage drop amount calculating circuit which regulates the voltage output by the variable voltage source, according to video... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120327063 - Display device and method of driving the same: Display device includes: a power supplying unit which outputs at least a high-side or low-side output potential; an organic EL display unit which includes pixels and receives power supply from the power supplying unit; two or more detecting lines for transmitting a high-side or low-side applied potential applied to two... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120327066 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device includes an organic EL display unit including plural pixels, a variable-voltage source which supplies a positive electrode supply potential and a negative electrode supply potential to the display organic EL display unit, and an arithmetic circuit which measures an anode potential and a cathode potential of a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120327062 - Electronic apparatus, control method of electronic apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable medium storing computer executable control program of electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes: a storage module which stores display information of a work screen that is displayed on an image display module according to an instruction to switch to a standby state; a power supply module which receives a resume instruction in the standby state,... Agent:
20120327065 - Organic light emitting diode display and method of driving the same: An OLED display includes a data line, a gate line crossing the data line receiving a scan pulse, a high potential (HP) driving voltage (DV) source, a low potential (LP) DV source, a light emitting element (LEE) emitting light from current flowing between the HP DV source and the LP... Agent:
20120327070 - Plasma display device, plasma display system, and control method for shutter glasses for plasma display device: In display of a 3D image on a plasma display panel, the plasma display apparatus achieves an excellent contrast with reduced crosstalk. For this purpose, the plasma display apparatus includes a driver circuit and a control signal generation circuit. The driver circuit drives the plasma display panel in a manner... Agent:
20120327071 - Clipless time and lens bounds for improved sample test efficiency in image rendering: A method for reducing the number of samples tested for rendering a screen space region of an image includes constructing a trajectory of a primitive extending in an image which is to be rendered. A bounding volume is constructed for a screen space region of the image, the bounding volume... Agent: Nvidia Corporation
20120327073 - Apparatus and method for displaying 3-dimensional image: An apparatus and method for displaying a three-dimensional (3D) image is disclosed. On a display panel, red, green and blue subpixels are alternately arranged in a row direction and subpixels having the same color are arranged in a column direction. A 3D image filter is disposed ahead of the display... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120327074 - Apparatus and method for displaying 3-dimensional image: An apparatus and method for displaying a three-dimensional (3D) image is disclosed. On a display panel, red, green and blue subpixels are alternately arranged in a row direction and subpixels having the same color are arranged in a column direction. A 3D image filter is disposed ahead of the display... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120327077 - Apparatus for rendering 3d images: A 3D image rendering apparatus is disclosed including: an image receiving device for receiving a left-eye image and a right-eye image; a depth calculator, coupled with the image receiving device, for generating a corresponding left-eye depth map and/or a right-eye depth map according to the left-eye image and the right-eye... Agent:
20120327078 - Apparatus for rendering 3d images: A 3D image rendering apparatus is disclosed including: an image motion detector for detecting temporal image motion of a target image object in a first left-eye image or a first right-eye image to generate a temporal motion vector, and for performing image motion detection on the first left-eye image and... Agent:
20120327083 - Cursor display method and cursor display device: Provided is a cursor display method of displaying a cursor, indicating a focus point while being manipulatable to move, in a two-dimensional image in which sets of laser point cloud data distributed on a three-dimensional coordinate system are shown on the basis of a predetermined view point position. The cursor... Agent: Pasco Corporation
20120327079 - Display apparatus and method of displaying three-dimensional image using same: A display apparatus includes a display panel configured to include a plurality of pixels and display an image having a plurality of viewpoints in response to a data signal and a control signal, a converter, and a driver. The converter is configured to receive a first image signal and a... Agent:
20120327080 - Image processing system, terminal device, and image processing method: An image processing system according to an embodiment is an image processing system having a terminal device including a display unit that displays a medical image. The image processing system includes an acquiring unit and a display controller. The acquiring unit acquires a position of the terminal device relative to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120327072 - Method of displaying stereoscopic images, and stereoscopic image display device: A method of displaying stereoscopic images is provided. By the method, a stereoscopic image frame having an active period and a vertical blank is received, a length of the vertical blank varying for each stereoscopic image frame, the stereoscopic image frame is divided into a first image frame and a... Agent:
20120327082 - Multi-layer image display device: A multi-layered image display device for realizing a multi-layered image with a depth by overlapping a plurality of two-dimensional images includes: a display which can be selectively transparent and produce a first two-dimensional image through a combination of a plurality of pixels, a screen which is disposed behind the display... Agent:
20120327081 - Percutaneous puncture support system: From the insertion point a biopsy needle is inserted into the body while monitoring a composite image which is formed by superimposing the two images, namely a fluoroscopic image obtained from the X-ray TV fluoroscope and a virtual fluoroscopic image obtained by fluoroscopic conversion of secondary volumetric data from the... Agent:
20120327076 - Stereoscopic image display device and method of driving stereoscopic image display device: A stereoscopic image display device includes: an image display unit that can display parallax images; an optical component that causes the parallax images to be recognized as a stereoscopic image; and a back light unit that is arranged on a rear face side of the image display unit, wherein the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120327075 - System for rapid and accurate quantitative assessment of traumatic brain injury: A system and method for automatic segmentation, performed by selecting a deformable model of an anatomical structure of interest imaged in a volumetric image, the deformable model formed of a plurality of polygons including vertices and edges, displaying the deformable model on a display, detecting a feature point of the... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120327085 - Avatar eye control in a multi-user animation environment: In a multi-participant modeled virtual reality environment, avatars are modeled beings that include moveable eyes creating the impression of an apparent gaze direction. Control of eye movement may be performed autonomously using software to select and prioritize targets in a visual field. Sequence and duration of apparent gaze may then... Agent:
20120327084 - Layered personalization: A computer system includes a three-dimensional model of an object such as a piece of jewelry. The model is divided into multiple layers, each of which contains one or more components of the object. Each layer is associated with one or more attribute types, each of which is associated with... Agent:
20120327086 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Tristimulus values of a partial adaptation white point of a virtual object and those of a partial adaptation white point of a display device are calculated from tristimulus values of a white point of the display device, and those of a white point of the virtual object, which are decided... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327087 - Supporting recursive dynamic provenance annotations over data graphs: Systems and methods are provided for supporting dynamic provenance annotations over data graphs. A method includes receiving a plurality of dynamic graphs representing dynamic provenance data. The method further includes evaluating a provenance query over the plurality of dynamic graphs to obtain an answer to the provenance query. The method... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120327088 - Editable character action user interfaces: A system includes a computing device that includes a memory configured to store instructions. The computing device also includes a processor configured to execute the instructions to perform a method that includes defining at least one of a location in a virtual scene and a time represented in a timeline... Agent: Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd.
20120327089 - Fully automatic dynamic articulated model calibration: A depth sensor obtains images of articulated portions of a user's body such as the hand. A predefined model of the articulated body portions is provided. The model is matched to corresponding depth pixels which are obtained from the depth sensor, to provide an initial match. The initial match is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120327091 - Gestural messages in social phonebook: A method and a system is offered to enable communicating a status of a user (320, 322, 324) to another user. The system uses avatars (350, 352, 354) to display status information, and the avatar moves (350, 354) according to a gesture recorded by the sending user. The recording of... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120327090 - Methods and apparatuses for facilitating skeletal animation: Methods and apparatuses for facilitating skeletal animation are provided. A method may include determining a holistic motion path for a skeletal animation. The method may further include determining, independently of the determination of the holistic motion path, a limb animation for the skeletal animation based at least in part upon... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120327093 - Contents providing scheme using display history information: A device for using display history information is provided. The device includes an image information generation unit configured to generate image information of contents reproduced in a different device, an image information transmission unit configured to transmit the generated image information to a seamless service providing server and a display... Agent: Kt Corporation
20120327094 - Disabling a display refresh process: A method performed by a physical computing system, the method includes disabling a display refresh process of a video controller (202) of the physical computing system if no active display device is connected to the physical computing system. A physical computing system includes a video controller (202) comprising a rendering... Agent:
20120327095 - Image display apparatus and image display method: An image display apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a moving unit configured to move a display position of an image displayed on a display screen; a setting unit configured to set a compressed image display area in the image; and a compression unit configured to,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327092 - Planarized spacer for cover plate over electromechanical systems device array: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for a MEMS device. In one aspect, an electromechanical systems apparatus includes a substrate, a stationary electrode positioned over the substrate, a movable electrode spaced from the stationary electrode by a gap, and at least one support structure extending above the movable electrode.... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120327096 - Image generating device: There is provided with an image generating device in which the selecting unit selects a first buffer from frame buffers, the storage stores identification information of a frame buffer storing a latest image on an area-basis, the drawing unit draws and writes image data in the first buffer and specifies... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120327097 - Dynamically scalable modes: The present disclosure includes techniques for storing indexed values that may increase computing performance. In one example, a method includes receiving a request to store an input value in a data structure. The method also includes determining the input value is not represented by an index value of the first... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120327098 - Method and device for processing information displayed on touch screen of mobile terminal and mobile terminal thereof: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal technology. The present invention discloses a method for processing information displayed on a touch screen of a mobile terminal, and said method comprises steps of: determining whether a touch gesture received by the touch screen is made by at least two contact... Agent: Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd
20120327099 - Dynamically adjusted display attributes based on audience proximity to display device: Methods and devices for dynamical adjustment of display attributes, based on a set of one or more detected objects disposed in a volume proximate to an image display of the imaging device, wherein the set of one or more objects may be within a perimeter distal from a reference point... Agent:
20120327102 - Expression input apparatus, expression display apparatus, expression input method, expression display method, recording medium storing expression input control program, and recording medium storing expression display control program: An expression input apparatus includes: an expression input unit; an expression display unit; an expression/color specifying unit that specifies an expression portion in expressions displayed on the expression display unit and that specifies a color among a plurality of colors; an expression/color storage unit that stores the specified expression portion... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120327100 - Method and electronic device for tactile feedback: A method and an electronic device for tactile feedback are provided. An original image is input and converted to a binary image which includes a first grayscale value and a second grayscale value. The original image is converted to a grayscale image at least including a third grayscale value between... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.
20120327101 - Visual display with illuminators for gaze tracking: A visual display characterized by hidden reference illuminators is adapted to emit invisible light for generating corneo-scleral reflections on an eye watching a screen surface of the display. The tracking of such reflections and the pupil center provides input for gaze tracking. A method for equipping and an LCD with... Agent: Tobii Technology Ab
20120327103 - Electronic device and method for processing image using the same: In a method for processing images using an electronic device, a plurality of images captured at a specific time is obtained from a storage device of the electronic device. The method obtains red, green, and blue (RGB) values of a first pixel of each obtained images, selects a specific quantity... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120327105 - Character recognition for overlapping textual user input: Techniques described herein may recognize handwritten characters that are written at least partially over the top of one another that are input to a computing device. The handwritten characters may be formed of one or more strokes. A user may write characters or parts of words over approximately the same... Agent: Google Inc.
20120327107 - Field device having a display unit and method for operating the display unit: A method for operating a display unit, which is a component of a field device of process automation technology or is connectable to such a field device, The method includes: invoking a function of a display electronics associated with the display unit by a field device electronics associated with the... Agent: Endress + Hauser Flowtec Ag
20120327108 - Image display apparatus, image display circuit, and image display method: An image display apparatus and an image display method are provided by which a total length of light-emission duration for each display line can be increased. An image display apparatus for displaying an image includes: display lines which form a display screen and each of which displays tone information of... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120327109 - Method for displaying contacts in instant messenger and instant messaging client: A method for displaying contacts in an instant messenger. The method includes displaying information of the contacts in the form of cards in a container; responding to an event that a card is selected; and highlighting the selected card on a surface layer of the container. An instant messaging client... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20120327104 - Method for indicating a cursor location on a flight deck having multiple flight displays: A method of indicating a location of a cursor on a flight deck of an aircraft having multiple flight displays includes detecting when the cursor is jumped from a first location on a first flight display of the multiple flight displays to a second location on a second flight display... Agent: General Electric Company
20120327106 - Mobile terminal and screen partitioning method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which various and convenient functions are provided through screen partition in consideration of a plurality of users. The present invention includes a touchscreen recognizing a touch input and a controller setting a reference line on the touchscreen to correspond to... Agent:
20120327110 - Apparatus and method for displaying images for different accounts: An image display method and apparatus for displaying images provided by a plurality of different accounts are discussed. According to an embodiment, the method includes displaying a plurality of areas on a screen of the display unit by splitting the entire screen of the display unit into the plurality of... Agent:
20120327111 - Identifying and visualizing attributes of items based on attribute-based rfid tag proximity: A portable device receives a particular RFID signal identifying that a particular attribute is associated with a particular item placed proximate to the RFID tag emitting the particular RFID signal, wherein the particular RFID signal is identified from among a plurality of RFID signals, wherein a selection of the plurality... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120327112 - Multi-modal, geo-tempo communications systems: Disclosed is a flexible, multi-modal system useful in communications among users, capable of synchronizing real world and augmented reality, wherein the system is deployed in centralized and distributed computational platforms. The system comprises input devices to generate signals representing speech, gestures, pointing direction, and location of a user, and transmit... Agent: Applied Research Associates, Inc.
20120327113 - System and method for inserting messages displayed to a user when viewing a venue: A system and method for viewing artificial reality messages, such as at an event at a venue, where the messages are geo-referenced, artificial reality words or symbols and enhanced for greater comprehension or relevancy to the user. Typically, the messages are geo-referenced to a moving participant or to a fixed... Agent:
20120327114 - Device and associated methodology for producing augmented images: An augmented image producing device includes a processor programmed receive scene imagery from an imaging device and to identify at least one marker in the scene imagery. The processor then determines whether at least one marker corresponds to a known pattern and if the marker does correspond to a known... Agent: Dassault Systemes
20120327117 - Digitally encoded marker-based augmented reality (ar): A system and method for markers with digitally encoded geographic coordinate information for use in an augmented reality (AR) system. The method provides accurate location information for registration of digital data and real world images within an AR system. The method includes automatically matching digital data within an AR system... Agent: Limitless Computing, Inc.
20120327118 - Display control apparatus, display control method and program: There is provided a display control apparatus including a display control unit that adds a virtual display to a real object containing a region associated with a time. The display control unit may add the virtual display to the region.... Agent:
20120327120 - Method and apparatus for creating virtual graffiti in a mobile virtual and augmented reality system: A method and system is provided for easily creating virtual graffiti that will be left for a particular device to view. During operation a device will be placed near a first point that is used to define a boundary for the virtual graffiti. The device will locate the first point,... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC
20120327115 - Signal-enhancing beamforming in an augmented reality environment: An augmented reality environment allows interaction between virtual and real objects. Beamforming techniques are applied to signals acquired by an array of microphones to allow for simultaneous spatial tracking and signal acquisition from multiple users. Localization information such as from other sensors in the environment may be used to select... Agent:
20120327116 - Total field of view classification for head-mounted display: Virtual images are located for display in a head-mounted display (HMD) to provide an augment reality view to an HMD wearer. Sensor data may be collected from on-board sensors provided on an HMD. Additionally, other day may be collected from external sources. Based on the collected sensor data and other... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120327119 - User adaptive augmented reality mobile communication device, server and method thereof: The present disclosure provides an augmented reality mobile communication device and a method and system thereof, which can provide digital content items to individual users by reflecting a user preference associated with user circumstances in the provision of augmented reality. The augmented reality mobile communication device includes: a context inference... Agent: Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology
20120327121 - Methods for touch screen control of paperless recorders: A method and system for manipulating the display of a paperless recorder. The method comprises providing a touchscreen associated with a paperless recorder. The display of the paperless recorder can be manipulated using a plurality of finger movements. The display of the paperless recorder and the associated data provided on... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120327122 - Mobile terminal device, storage medium and display control method of mobile terminal device: A mobile terminal device includes a display section having a display surface, a first detecting section which detects a touch input to the display surface, a second detecting section which detects a touch input to a surface facing a back side of the display surface, and a screen controlling section... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120327123 - Adjusting font sizes: A device may determine a baseline size of a font, obtain a distance between a user and a mobile device when the baseline size is determined, determine, via a sensor, a current distance between the mobile device and the user, determine a target size of the font based on the... Agent: Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
20120327124 - Mapping of a contour shape to an x and y coordinate system: A method for determining geometric properties of a target shape such as a shape of a perimeter of a strut shield (36) for use in a gas turbine (10). The method includes obtaining a digital image of at least a portion of a first object including a first feature (164)... Agent:
20120327125 - System and method for close-range movement tracking: A system and method for close range object tracking are described. Close range depth images of a user's hands and fingers or other objects are acquired using a depth sensor. Using depth image data obtained from the depth sensor, movements of the user's hands and fingers or other objects are... Agent: Omek Interactive, Ltd.
20120327126 - Method and apparatus for causing predefined amounts of zooming in response to a gesture: A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to permit a user to utilize a gesture, such as a pinching gesture, to select from among one or more predefined amounts of zooming. In the context of a method, the method may include receiving input representative of a gesture associated... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120327127 - Image processing for arranging images based on size ratio: A plurality of images are input, specific regions are set for each of the inputted plurality of images, a typical size of the specific regions of each of the plurality of images is determined, and the ratio of the typical size to the size of the entire image is calculated... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327138 - Display apparatus and display-apparatus driving method: Disclosed herein is a driving method for driving a display apparatus, the display apparatus including: N×M light emitting units; M scan lines; N 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,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120327134 - Display apparatus, drive method, and recording medium: In a display apparatus provided with a backlight which includes a plurality of color components and emits light of a color of white or other colors and with a liquid crystal display section, RGB values for identifying a color of light which passes through the liquid crystal display section assuming... Agent:
20120327136 - Display device: A liquid crystal display device (1) includes a backlight device (backlight unit) (3) and a liquid crystal panel (display unit) (2) and displays information with one frame period divided into first to third subfield periods. The liquid crystal panel (2) displays information using illumination light from the backlight device (3).... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327141 - Display device: A display device in which the image quality is improved by control of the peak luminance. A plurality of instantaneous luminances are expressed by performing signal writing to each pixel plural times within one frame period. The gray level is expressed by controlling time integration levels of the plurality of... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120327137 - Display device and display driving method: A display device includes a display screen in which pixels each made up of at least two rows and two columns of subpixels R, G, B, and W corresponding to a plurality of colors are two-dimensionally disposed so that a desired color is displayed by a combination of the plurality... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327139 - Field sequential light source modulation for a digital display system: A digital display system consists of an image modulator and multiple light modulators. An image processing system processes an incoming data stream, scans processed data to an image modulator and controls for the light modulators. Other user inputs and sensors are used to affect the processing and controls. The timing... Agent:
20120327130 - Floating virtual plasma display apparatus: A floating virtual plasma display apparatus includes a scanning mechanism, an optical focusing unit and a laser light source; a laser line is focused by the optical focusing unit, allowing air particles in the air around a focus of the optical focusing unit to be ionized into plasma to generate... Agent: Era Optoelectronics Inc.
20120327132 - Image display apparatus and method: According to one embodiment, an image display apparatus includes a light-emitting source, a light modulation unit, a first control unit and a display. The light-emitting source emits a light beam. The light modulation unit is configured to modulate the light beam to generate data beams related to image data item... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120327133 - Information display control apparatus, information display control method, and storage medium storing information display control program: There is provided an information display apparatus. The information display apparatus includes a plurality of display units separately arranged in a foldable housing, a detection unit configured to detect posture angles of the plurality of display units, a gamma storage unit configured to store gamma correction values for the plurality... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120327128 - Led display systems: An LED display system comprises an LED array and an LED driver circuit. An LED driver circuit comprises components including a phase lock loop, a pulse width modulation engine, a configuration register, a gain adjustable fast charge current source, and a serial input/output interface. The components in this driver circuit... Agent:
20120327129 - Led display systems: An LED display system comprises an LED array and an LED driver circuit. An LED driver circuit comprises components including a phase lock loop, a pulse width modulation engine, a configuration register, a series of gain adjustable fast charge current sources, and a serial input/output interface. The components in this... Agent:
20120327135 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (100A) according to the present invention includes a plurality of pixels (10) which are arranged in columns and rows to form a matrix pattern. Each of the plurality of pixels (10) includes first and second subpixels (10a, 10b), which are arranged in a column direction,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120327140 - Liquid crystal display for reducing motion blur: An LCD for reducing motion blur includes a display panel, a source driver, a gate driver, and a timing controller. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels for display an image data. The timing controller includes a timing control unit and a data processing unit. The timing control unit... Agent:
20120327142 - Semiconductor device, display device, and electronic device: A display device includes a load, a transistor for controlling a current value supplied to the load, a capacitor, a first wiring, a second wiring, and first to fourth switches. Variations in the current value caused by variations in the threshold voltage of the transistor can be suppressed through the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120327131 - Stage circuit and emission driver using the same: A stage circuit includes an output unit for outputting the voltage of a first or second power source to a first output terminal, corresponding to a voltage at a first or second node; a bidirectional driver for receiving sampling signals of previous and next stages; a first driver coupled to... Agent:
20120327144 - Gamut mapping and subpixel rendering systems and methods: In a first embodiment, a display system comprises a display panel with 4 or more colored subpixels. The display system receives input image data specified in a first color space and outputs image data specified in a second color space. The display system further comprises a gamut mapping module for... Agent:
20120327143 - Lcd device and a related driving method: The present invention discloses an LCD device and related driving device and driving method. The driving method includes: obtaining an accumulated working time of the LCD device; obtaining a high reference voltage corresponding to the accumulated working time; utilizing the high reference voltage to drive the LCD device; making a... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.12/20/2012 > 191 patent applications in 60 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120319925 - Display control apparatus, and setting method and program for display control apparatus: When a first display device displays image data, a display control apparatus reserves a memory space having the first horizontal pixel number in the storage unit, and sets the frequency of a clock signal supplied to the display control unit to a first frequency. When a second display device displays... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120319926 - Multi-channel led sign module: An electronic display includes a controller transmitting display data from a data communication port. Modules are electrically connected to each other in a series connection. Each of a first module and a last module in the series connection receives the display data directly from the controller and transmits the display... Agent: Time-o-matic, Inc.
20120319927 - Remote management of a simultaneous display of multimedia content in display devices: A method includes simultaneously supporting a number of display devices coupled to a host computing device in a computer communication network through a multimedia processor provided on the host computing device. In addition, the method includes controlling a display attribute of one or more display device(s) of the number of... Agent: Nvidia Corporation
20120319928 - Systems and methods for adaptive transmission of data: The present disclosure describes systems and methods for transmitting, receiving, and displaying data. The systems and methods may be directed to providing a constant or substantially constant data transmission rate (e.g., frame rate per second) to a device and controlling bandwidth by presenting information directed to an area of interest... Agent: Google Inc.
20120319930 - Display apparatus and fabrication method for display apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a plurality of pixel circuits arrayed in a matrix; a driving wiring line to which the pixel circuits are connected; and a plurality of signal lines wired so as to cross with the driving wiring line and having the pixel circuits connected; the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120319929 - Display apparatus and method for making the same: A pixel has an outer region extending linearly along a boundary with an adjacent pixel and an inner region extending along the inner side of the outer region. Wiring lines are arranged across the outer region and the inner region. An outer uneven zone is formed along the outer region... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120319931 - Driving circuit of a display: The current disclosure discloses a driving circuit of a liquid crystal display. The driving circuit comprises a P-DAC, an N-DAC, a first input amplifier, a second input amplifier, a first output amplifier, a second output amplifier, a first switching circuit, a second switching circuit and a third switching circuit. The... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
20120319932 - Esd protection device of lcd display: The present invention discloses an ESD protection device of an LCD display. The LCD display includes a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines, the scan lines and the data lines are crossed. The ESD protection device includes a discharging extension part, positioned at ends of the... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
20120319933 - Multi domain vertical alignment liquid display and a substrate thereof: A multi-domain vertical alignment liquid crystal display and a lower substrate thereof are disclosed. The voltage provided by coupling electrode lines is swung between a high voltage level and a low voltage level. Therefore, with different coupling of a large pixel electrode and of a small pixel electrode that both... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.
20120319934 - Electro-optical device, method of driving the same, and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes a pixel that has an electro-optical element with a light transmittance that changes to a predetermined value in response to an applied voltage, which changes in response to the temperature. A light source irradiates light to the pixel. A driving unit includes a predetermined number of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120319935 - Display device: Provided on a substrate which constitutes a liquid crystal panel are a normal display portion, in which image display is performed by typical active-matrix drive, and a memory display portion, in which image display is performed by memory drive. Each pixel in the memory display portion is shaped so as... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120319936 - Display device and display method thereof: Disclosed is a display device capable of changing a video image display area of high significance so as to be brighter than a video image display area of low significance, from among a plurality of video images. The display device comprises a liquid crystal display panel (1), a backlight unit... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120319944 - Control system equipped with programmable display, programmable display, and drawing data generation means: A control system including, a programmable display, and an external device that is connected to the programmable display, wherein the external device stores specific display control information into a first device for each display designation information in correspondence with the display designation information; and wherein the programmable display includes a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20120319942 - Display apparatus for setting remote controller device and displaying method thereof: A display apparatus, a displaying method thereof, and a remote controller device are provided, the display method including: a displaying method of a display apparatus which is connected to at least one external device and which communicates with a remote controller, the displaying method including: acquiring selection conditions for the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120319938 - Haptic theme framework: A haptic theme system is provided that can create a haptic theme, where a haptic theme is an installable package that includes one or more haptic effects, and a mapping of the one or more haptic effects to one or more user interface (“UI”) events of a device. The haptic... Agent: Immersion Corporation
20120319941 - Interactive input system and method of operating the same: A method of operating an interactive input system comprises capturing images of a region of interest at a first frame rate; processing a first pixel subset of images captured at the first frame rate to detect the presence of an object; and if an object is detected, capturing images of... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc
20120319946 - Method and system for three dimensional interaction 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.
20120319939 - Parameter input apparatus and image forming apparatus: A parameter input apparatus for inputting a parameter, including: a control portion configured to display, in a display portion, an operational screen for inputting the parameter; and an operating portion for operating the operational screen, wherein the control portion is configured to display, in the display portion, the operational screen... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120319937 - Pressure detecting user input device: A pressure sensitive device and operating method thereof that detects a location and magnitude of an applied pressure. The device has a base and a deformable surface that enclose a deformable material that has an electrical impedance. Impedance measurements are made at multiple points along the base and the deformable... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120319945 - System and method for reporting data in a computer vision system: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a system and method for reporting data in a computer vision system. According to one embodiment, the presence of an object is detected within a display area of a display panel via at least one three-dimensional optical sensor. Measurement data associated with the object... Agent:
20120319940 - Wearable digital input device for multipoint free space data collection and analysis: A new computer wearable input device, referred to as Imagine, may be used to control electronic devices in a natural, intuitive, convenient and comfortable manner, having a form factor which does not impede normal daily or business activities. For example, an Imagine may serve as an alternative to input devices... Agent:
20120319947 - Track input device and scrolling control method thereof: A scrolling control method for a track input device including a sensing area and a controller is disclosed. The scrolling control method includes configuring a scrolling triggering area and a cursor area in the sensing area, receiving a first track signal at the sensing area, determining whether a displacement quantity... Agent:
20120319950 - Methods and systems for enabling depth and direction detection when interfacing with a computer program: One or more images can be captured with a depth camera having a capture location in a coordinate space. First and second objects in the one or more images can be identified and assigned corresponding first and second object locations in the coordinate space. A relative position can be identified... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20120319948 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: According to one embodiment, a mobile terminal includes: a touchscreen configured to display a first menu and receive a plurality of touch inputs of a first pattern via the first menu and to display a second menu and receive a plurality of touch inputs of a second pattern via the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120319949 - Pointing device of augmented reality: The present invention relates to a pointing device capable of inputting a particular position of augmented reality to a computer. The invention comprises: a camera which takes a picture of a feature point or a mark used to generate an augmented reality image; and an imam processor which recognizes the... Agent:
20120319951 - Apparatus and method of multi-input and multi-output using a mobile communication terminal: A multi input control window in one-to-one correspondence with an external information device can be programmed and activated in the mobile communication terminal in diverse ways through a multi input mode application unit, depending on the type of a multi-input operation. Also, a first input signal with respect to a... Agent: Aq Co., Ltd.
20120319955 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse include a sliding member having a shape of a sliding rod to be used for a long period of time. The sliding rod is accommodated in a mouse body, and the lower end of sliding rod protrudes from the bottom of the mouse body. In addition, a... Agent:
20120319953 - Mouse with switch device and switch device thereof: A switch device includes a positive power terminal, a negative power terminal, a plurality of battery slots and a change-over switch. Each battery slot has a positive battery terminal and a negative battery terminal. The positive battery terminal of a battery slot electrically connects to the positive power terminal. The... Agent: Giga-byte Technology Co., Ltd.
20120319954 - Multi-functional wireless mouse: A multi-functional wireless mouse includes a mouse module, for implementing functions of a conventional mouse; a wireless transmission module, electronically connected with the mouse module, for wirelessly transmitting operational signals of the mouse module; a battery, electronically connected to the mouse module, for providing power to the mouse module; a... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120319952 - Sensing mouse: A sensing mouse includes a base, an upper cover, a plurality of touch-sensitive members and a controlling unit. The base has a curvy surface. The base is sheltered by the upper cover. The touch-sensitive members are disposed on the curvy surface and in communication with the controlling unit. When one... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.
20120319956 - Eavesdropping resistant touchscreen system: An eavesdropping-resistant touchscreen system suitable for use by visually impaired users, the system including a visual eavesdropping-resistant security layer for restricting viewability of visually sensible indicia to within a relatively narrow limited field of view and a tactile layer providing a plurality of preferably selectably actuable tactile indicia at least... Agent: Verifone, Inc.
20120319957 - Transaction terminal comprising a view shield: A transaction terminal is provided. The transaction terminal comprises a display configured to present information to a user of the terminal, a keypad which is separate from the display and configured to receive input from the user, and a view shield. The view shield is arranged to prevent a view... Agent: Dresser Wayne Ab
20120319958 - Portable information terminal and key arrangement alteration method therefor: A portable information terminal includes: an operation image display unit that display a key arrangement including a plurality of keys that include specific keys; a detection unit that detects the key operation of a user upon the operation image display unit; a prediction unit that predicts the key that will... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120319960 - Causing transmission of a message: A method comprises receiving an indication of a bending force in excess of a first predetermined threshold being applied to a communications device, and responding to receipt of the indication of the bending force in excess of the first predetermined threshold by causing a message to be transmitted from the... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120319980 - Circuit board, substrate module, and display device: In a case of manufacturing a substrate module in which a touch panel (20) and an FPC (50) are electrically connected, an alignment mark in the FPC (50) is formed by an opaque metal film, so that visibility is high. Consequently, when an alignment mark (25) in the touch panel... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120319970 - Detection circuit and detection method for touch-sensing panel: A detection circuit for a touch-sensing panel includes a successive approximation register analog-to-digital converter (SAR-ADC) and a timing control device. The SAR-ADC is configured to detect a coupling voltage to generate a multi-bit digital detection value. The timing control device is configured to control a detection time of each bit... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
20120319959 - Device interaction through barrier: There is provided an electronic device having a touch-sensing element configured for sensing touches on a surface thereof. A baseline sensitivity setting determines a sensitivity of the touch-sensing element. The touch-sensing element is configured to register a touch that meets or exceeds the baseline sensitivity setting, and to ignore a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120319978 - Display device: Provided is an optical-sensor-equipped display device, in which a lens structure for improving a light condensing ratio regarding the condensation of light toward light-receiving elements and widening a dynamic range is realized, without an increase in its thickness. This display device includes a liquid crystal display panel (1) and a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120319977 - Display device with touch panel, control method therefor, control program, and recording medium: Provided is a display device equipped with a touch panel that can be operated with ease and with a high accuracy. The display device equipped with a touch panel of the present invention includes a touch panel and a display panel. The touch panel includes a touch input section, a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120319973 - Electronic chalkboard system, control method thereof, and pointing device: Disclosed is an electronic chalkboard system including: a display device including a display panel; image processor which displays an image corresponding to the coordinate information onto the display panel; and a plurality of pointing devices, wherein each pointing device respectively calculates coordinate information about a touch position if the respective... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120319968 - Imaging control device and imaging control method: An apparatus includes an operation signal reception unit and a control unit. The operation signal reception unit receives an operation signal which corresponds to a vertical operation in a vertical direction of a screen with respect to a panel which is able to detect a touch or an approach with... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120319971 - Information viewing apparatus, control program and controlling method: Disclosed is an information viewing apparatus, which makes it possible for the user to conduct operations for inputting information and establishing various kinds of functions only by conducting consecutive simplified operations from a multi-touchable touch panel. The apparatus includes a display section provided with a multi-touchable touch panel having first... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
20120319972 - Interactive input system and method: An interactive input system comprises an interactive surface; at least one proximity sensor in proximity with the interactive surface and generating output signifying user proximity to the interactive surface; and processing structure configured to process user input generated in response to user interaction with said interaction input system and output... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc
20120319983 - Method and system for revising user input position: A method and system for revising user input position. The method for revising user input position includes, detecting input position of a user, revising the input position of the user based on a predefined revising model, to obtain an accurate position, where, a wrong input position of the user is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120319962 - Method for controlling operations of a touch panel: A method for controlling operations of a touch panel includes synchronizing timing of a plurality of gate lines and timing of a plurality of touch sensors; determining whether polarities of common voltages of a display layer are consistent when driving signals are outputted to a first gate line and a... Agent:
20120319984 - Mode switching: Based on one or more characteristics of a received translation input, a computing device is switched between two or more states. The translation input may be a touch input, for example a drag operation. The states may relate to locked and unlocked states, idle screens, or other suitable examples.... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120319986 - Multidimensional volume and vibration controls for a handheld electronic device: A system and method for adjusting a notification setting of a handheld electronic device is provided. The method includes receiving a request to adjust a notification setting which causes the electronic device to display a notification module on a display of the electronic device. The notification module includes a plurality... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120319969 - Operation accepting apparatus: An operation accepting apparatus includes a moving portion that has a region to receive a pressing force by a pressing operation of a user and moves in a first direction after receiving the pressing force, a biasing portion that biases the moving portion in a second direction, which is a... Agent:
20120319979 - Portable terminal, input control program, and input control method: A portable terminal including a touch-sensitive first input device and a touch-sensitive second input device that receive input when contact is made thereto, the portable terminal comprising: a first execution unit configured to execute processing that is in accordance with input received by the first input device; a second execution... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120319985 - Portable touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for using emoji characters while in a locked mode: In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method performed at a portable electronic device with a touch screen display includes simultaneously displaying a character input area operable to display text character input and emoji character input selected by a user, a keyboard display area, and a plurality of emoji category icons. In... Agent:
20120319965 - Process management in a multi-core environment: Technologies are generally described for an intuitive process management mechanism in a multi-core environment. An example electronic device may include a processor with a first core and a second core, an operating system, a process-core assignment module operatively coupled to the operating system, and a graphical user interface system operatively... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC
20120319975 - Screen unit with a touch panel: A screen unit is connected via a first connection to a control unit. The control unit is connected via a second connection to an output unit. The control unit and also the screen unit are jointly supplied with electrical energy via the second connection. Moreover, data for controlling the screen... Agent: Rohde & Schwarz Gmbh & Co. Kg
20120319967 - Single fpc board for connecting multiple modules and touch sensitive display module using the same: A single flexible printed circuit (FPC) board for connecting multiple modules including a thin film is provided. The thin film has a first module connecting portion, a second module connecting portion and a third module connecting portion. The first module connecting portion is located on a first side of the... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
20120319982 - Terminal device and method of controlling terminal system: A terminal device is provided enabling automatic switching of an LCD display of a slave device to a touch panel manipulation screen when a master and the slave devices are unified; particularly, a compact, highly convenient terminal device and a method of controlling a terminal system that enables removal and... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120319966 - Touch and display device having an integrated sensor controller: Embodiments of the invention generally provide an input device having a smaller overall physical size and a lower production cost, and is minimally affected by electrical interference versus conventional input devices. Embodiments discussed herein include an input device that has a sensor controller disposed in close proximity to a plurality... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated
20120319963 - Touch panel: Disclosed herein is a touch panel including a base member; a transparent electrode formed on the base member and made of metal; and gloss reduction layers formed on the transparent electrode. The gloss reduction layers tinged with a dark color are formed on the transparent electrode made of metal to... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120319976 - Touch panel and method of manufacturing the same: A touch panel comprising a first substrate; a second substrate disposed facing the first substrate; a first conductive layer disposed on at least one surface of the first substrate; a second conductive layer disposed on at least one surface of the second substrate; first electrodes electrically connected to the first... Agent: Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd.
20120319964 - Touch sensing layer and manufacturing method thereof: The present invention relates to a touch sensing layer which comprises at least one first-axis sensing electrode, second-axis sensing electrode, insulating element and conductive bridge. Each first-axis sensing electrode comprises a plurality of first electrode patterns with discontinuity-in-series, and each second-axis sensing electrode is configured to interlace with each first-axis... Agent:
20120319961 - Touch sensitive display and manufacturing method thereof: The present invention relates to a touch sensitive display, which comprises a merged layer made of sensing electrodes and organic light-emitting electrodes. The touch sensitive display further comprises a first touch sensing layer and an organic light-emitting assembly, wherein the first touch sensing layer has a plurality of first sensing... Agent:
20120319974 - Touch sensor panel: A touch sensor panel used for a display device is provided. The touch sensor panel can precisely determine a touch location with a given area of electrodes, can reduce the number of channels required, and can reduce the influence of noise. In addition, the touch sensor panel can improve sensing... Agent:
20120319981 - Visual and tactile display: The present invention relates to a device, system and apparatus for a visual and tactile display and in particular, to a tactile and visual display device system capable of displaying both alphanumeric and Braille characters in a manner suitable for individuals that are visually impaired, blind or having normal range... Agent:
20120319995 - Apparatus using a differential analog-to-digital converter: Electronic apparatus and methods of operating the electronic apparatus include less than a frequency associated with a generated waveform. In various embodiments, an apparatus using a differential analog-to-digital converter can perform low frequency noise rejection that can be implemented in a variety of applications. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are... Agent:
20120319991 - Capacitive type touch panel: Disclosed herein is a capacitive type touch panel, including: a sensing electrode formed on one surface of a first transparent substrate and having a mesh structure where a plurality of openings with a width of 2X are surrounded by patterned lines; and a driving electrode formed on one surface of... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120319994 - Coordinate detecting device and coordinate detecting program: A coordinate detecting device includes a detecting unit configured to detect the capacitance of each of a plurality of electrodes arranged in a predetermined direction and an arithmetic processing unit configured to calculate the coordinates of a detection target using different calculation methods according to the state of a variation... Agent:
20120319996 - Multipoint touch surface controller: A multipoint touch surface controller is disclosed herein. The controller includes an integrated circuit including output circuitry for driving a capacitive multi-touch sensor and input circuitry for reading the sensor. Also disclosed herein are various noise rejection and dynamic range enhancement techniques that permit the controller to be used with... Agent:
20120319993 - Multitouch touch-sensitive device with multifrequency capacitive detection: The general field of the invention is that of touchscreen devices with projected capacitive detection comprising a matrix-form touch pad comprising conductive rows and columns, said pad being linked to control means and electronic reception and analysis means. The control means generate, for each conductive row and column, a first... Agent:
20120319987 - System and method for calibrating an input device: The embodiments described herein provide devices, systems and methods that facilitate improved performance in an input device. The input device, for example, may include an input surface configured to be touched by input objects, a haptic mechanism configured to provide a haptic effect to the input surface, a force sensor... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated
20120319988 - System and method for sensor device signaling using a polarity reset interval: A capacitive sensing method includes transmitting a first transmitter signal with a first transmitter electrode such that the first transmitter signal includes a first plurality of sensing cycles. A resulting signal is received with a receiver electrode, wherein the resulting signal comprises effects corresponding to the first transmitter signal. The... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated
20120319992 - Touch cell structure of a touch panel and the touch panel using the same: Provided is a touch cell structure for a touch panel in which a touch cell is configured into a new pad to gate mode in order to solve a problem of a conventional capacitive-type touch input device. The touch cell structure includes: a conductive pad that forms an electrostatic capacitance... Agent:
20120319990 - Touch display device: A touch display device is provided. The touch display device includes a touch panel disposed on a display panel. The touch panel includes a plurality of first conductive patterns arranged along a first direction, wherein the first conductive patterns are separated from each other. A plurality of second conductive patterns... Agent:
20120319989 - Video-game controller assemblies designed for progressive control of actionable-objects displayed on touchscreens: expanding the method and breadth of touch-input delivery: Remote-controller assemblies for touchscreens provide for the capture, translation and/or transmission (both directly, in a conductive channel, and indirectly) of the control input of a user—user motions, thematically—for corresponding capacitive discharge at a touchscreen. A remote motion-sensing input device plurality register a user motion input or input plurality for respective... Agent:
20120319998 - Reflecting sheet and optical touch device using the same: A reflecting sheet includes a base, a plurality of protruding structure and a plurality of reflecting micro structures. The base has a first surface. The protruding structures are disposed on the first surface of the base. The reflecting micro structures are disposed on the protruding structures. An optical touch device... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.
20120319997 - Scalable distributed/cooperative/collaborative paradigm for multi-user interaction with projection-based display walls: A method of distributed/cooperative/collaborative gesture management may comprise queuing actions of gestures as the gestures move across a display, processing the actions of each of the gestures by a projector in which the projector's display is close to a gesture, sending an anticipatory action message that one of the gestures... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20120319999 - Screens for use as displays of small-sized display devices with touch panel functions, and small-sized display devices with touch panel functions comprising said screens: A display screen for a small-sized display device with a touch panel function includes: a Fresnel lens sheet including a Fresnel lens portion and configured to convert image light projected from an image light source into light substantially parallel to the substantial normal direction of a screen surface and emit... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
20120320000 - Electronic terminal, input correction method, and program: An information processing apparatus that includes a first sensor that receives a first type of signal; second and third sensors that receive a second type of signal; a control unit that calculates a position of a source from which a signal of the first type and a signal of the... Agent: Sony Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.
20120320010 - Backlight utilizing desiccant light turning array: An interferometric display comprises a backlight with light extraction features formed from a desiccant material within the display. A light source is positioned at one or more edges or corners of the back glass, and the desiccant based features patterned in or on the back glass remove unwanted moisture and... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120320003 - Cof, cof carrier tape and drive circuit of liquid crystal television: The present disclosure discloses a COF (Chip On Film), the plane shape of which is a non-orthogonal parallelogram. The present disclosure further discloses a COF carrier tape, which includes a COF tape formed by orderly connecting several COF and a carrier connected with said COF tape. The plane shape of... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
20120320005 - Display apparatus and a method for driving the same: In a display apparatus, selection signals are supplied sequentially to scanning lines in each subframe period including a frame period for performing a display scan to write display data into pixel circuits. Selection signals are also supplied sequentially to scanning lines in at least two subframe periods including a frame... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320009 - Driving method and a display panel using the method: A driving method for a display is provided. This display includes a first driver, a second driver, a plurality of first signal lines coupling with the first driver, and a plurality of second signal lines coupling with the second driver. The first lines cross the second lines to form a... Agent:
20120320001 - Electronic paper with semiconducting coating: An electronic paper device includes a ground plane, a semi-conducting layer in electrical communication with the ground plane, and an active layer interposed between the ground plane and semiconducting layer. The active layer includes a plurality of microcapsules containing charged pigments. A method for writing to electronic paper is also... Agent:
20120320007 - Input source search support method, and image display apparatus and projector using the search support method: An image display apparatus for displaying an image produced by image signals on a display section includes: a plurality of input terminals for receiving each of the image signals supplied from a plurality of input sources; an input selector for selecting a predetermined input terminal from the plural input terminals;... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120320002 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a controlling chip and a circuit wire electrically connected to the controlling chip, both disposed on a printed circuit board, and N wire sets and 2N driving chips, all disposed on a glass substrate. N is a positive integer. A characteristic impedance of the... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited
20120320006 - Multi-channel led sign module: An electronic display includes a controller transmitting display data to a plurality of modules electrically connected to each other in series. A first module receives and transmits the display data to at least one intermediate module, which passes the display data along the series in a first direction. Each of... Agent: Time-o-matic, Inc.
20120320008 - Scanning signal line drive circuit and display device having the same: A bistable circuit includes an input terminal (41) for a set signal, an input terminal (42) for a reset signal, an output terminal (48) for a state signal, a thin-film transistor (M2) for increasing a potential of the output terminal (48) based on a first clock, a thin-film transistor (M1)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320004 - Semiconductor device, active matrix substrate, and display device: A switching circuit (semiconductor device) (18) includes two switching units (SW1 and SW2), which are connected in series to each other, and two capacitances (CS1 and CS2), where one electrode of one of the capacitances is connected to the connecting section of the switching units (SW1 and SW2) and one... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320012 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: a liquid crystal layer driven based on an image signal; a reflection layer reflecting ambient light to the liquid crystal layer, in which the ambient light enters the reflection layer through the liquid crystal layer; a retardation layer provided on a side of the liquid crystal... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120320011 - Display device and method for driving the same: To suppress the increase in power consumption and suppress the decrease in display quality of a display device capable of displaying 3D images, whether each of optical shutters arranged in a matrix is brought into a light-transmitting state or a light-blocking state is selected in accordance with a voltage between... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratories, Co., Ltd.
20120320015 - Plasma display device and plasma display system: In a plasma display apparatus usable as a 3D image display apparatus, crosstalk is reduced to the user who views a 3D image displayed on the plasma display panel through a pair of shutter glasses. For this purpose, in a plasma display system, in each of fields for the right... Agent:
20120320013 - Sharing of event media streams: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to sharing media streams capturing different perspectives of an event. For example, one embodiment provides, on a computing device, a method including storing an event definition for an event, receiving from each capture device of a plurality of capture devices a request to share a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120320014 - System and method for adjusting display based on detected environment: In one embodiment the present invention includes a method that adjusts a display device according to a display environment. The method includes sensing the display environment of the display device and generating environment data that corresponds to the display environment. The environment data includes color data. The method further includes... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120320017 - Driving methods and circuit for bi-stable displays: The disclosure is directed toward driving methods and a driving circuit which are particularly suitable for bi-stable displays. In certain embodiments, methods provide the fastest and most pleasing appearance to the desired image while maintaining the optimal image quality over the life expectancy of an electrophoretic display device.... Agent:
20120320016 - Three-dimensional image display device, three-dimensional image display system, and method for driving three-dimensional image display device: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device (10) including a matrix of pixels P. Each pixel P includes: a pixel electrode (30) to which a data potential supplied via a source wire (12) is applied; a retention capacitor (33) for storing the data potential temporarily before the data potential is... Agent:
20120320018 - Liquid-crystal panel drive method and liquid-crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (1) in accordance with the present invention includes a first common electrode (11) and a second common electrode (12) in each pixel region of a display panel. The device (1) further includes delay circuit (A and B) for delaying the timings of polarity reversals of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320021 - Display panel and gate driving circuit and driving method for gate driving circuit: An exemplary gate driving circuit is adapted for driving a display panel including multiple pixels and includes a first gate driving unit string and a second gate driving unit string. The first gate driving unit string includes multiple cascade-connected first gate driving units and receives a start pulse. The first... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.
20120320020 - Electronic apparatus, display panel control device and display panel control method: According to one embodiment, a control module executes, after the electronic apparatus is powered on, a process of powering on a display panel, a process of receiving a hot-plug detection signal from the display panel, a link training process, and a process of transmitting a video signal to the display... Agent:
20120320019 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: Provided is a liquid crystal display for improving side visibility by calculating a representative value for image data and correcting at least one of a storage voltage Vcst, a reference voltage Vref, and a lookup table LUT according to the calculated representative value. Further, a histogram analysis block is formed... Agent:
20120320022 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device is disclosed. The LCD device comprises a plurality of pixel units arranged in the form of a matrix. Each of the pixel units comprises: a scan line; a data line; a first storage capacitor; a liquid crystal capacitor; and a first TFT, having a... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
20120320024 - Display device: A display device according to the present disclosure includes: a variable-voltage source which outputs a high-side output potential and a low-side output potential; an organic electroluminescence (EL) display unit in which a plurality of pixels are arranged; a potential difference detecting circuit which detects a high-side potential of a first... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120320025 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: a liquid crystal display panel; and a driver circuit that drives the liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display panel includes a liquid crystal layer, pixel electrodes provided in a region facing the liquid crystal layer and which apply a voltage thereto, and a phase... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120320029 - Image display device: An image display device and method of driving an image display device with alternative repeating of an emission period during which the light emitting element is made to emit light and a non-emission period during which light emission of the light emitting element is stopped. The terminal voltage of a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120320023 - Led driving system and display device using the same: A light emitting diode (LED) driving system driving a LED array of a display device includes a converter circuit, a pulse width modulator (PWM) controller, a 2D parameter circuit, a 3D parameter circuit and a microcontroller. The 3D parameter circuit outputs 3D parameter control signals when the display device is... Agent: Ampower Technology Co., Ltd.
20120320026 - Liquid crystal display device: A color display pixel PCD in a liquid crystal display device (100) includes first through fourth pixels P1 through P4 arrayed in two rows by two columns, and first and second signal lines (13a, 13b) which are located in correspondence with each column of pixels and are supplied with signal... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320027 - Liquid crystal display device: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device that can convert a bright spot easily into a black spot. The liquid crystal display device is provided with; a drive circuit board on which an IC chip (4) is mounted, a counter substrate arranged opposite to the drive circuit board, and a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320028 - Liquid crystal display element and pixel structure: A pixel structure of liquid crystal display includes a first and a second sub-pixel electrodes, a first and a second data lines, a gate line, and a first and a second transistors. The first and the second sub-pixel electrodes disposed in the first and second sub-pixel areas respectively include at... Agent:
20120320030 - Plasma display device, plasma display system, and method of driving plasma display panel: In display of a 3D image on a plasma display panel, the plasma display apparatus achieves excellent image display quality while reducing crosstalk. For this purpose, the plasma display apparatus includes a driver circuit and a control signal generation circuit. The driver circuit sets a subfield where an all-cell initializing... Agent:
20120320031 - Information processing terminal and control method therefor: An information processing terminal has a plurality of displays, each displaying an application screen, and control means which determines a display on which a new application is to be activated from the plurality of displays. If an application being executed competes with a first non-dependent condition that does not depend... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120320039 - apparatus and method for image processing: Image processing apparatus and method. A modeling unit may generate a three-dimensional (3D) model corresponding to an actual object from an input color image and an input depth image corresponding to the input color image. A calculator may perform photon-based rendering with respect to an input virtual object and the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120320040 - 3-d representation method and system: A method to represent a three-dimensional model with a plurality of joints where each one of these joints is automatically tagged with a number of IDs representing the name of its polygon, the position of the joint relative to a certain direction and the position of the joint relative to... Agent:
20120320048 - 3d imaging device and 3d imaging method: A 3D imaging device determines during imaging whether the captured images will be viewed three-dimensionally without causing fatigue while simulating actual human perception. In a 3D imaging device, a warning unit provides a warning to a photographer indicating that the captured images of the scene to be imaged will not... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120320050 - 3d-image display apparatus, 3d-image capturing apparatus, and 3d-image display method: A stereoscopic image display apparatus includes: an image data acquiring unit which acquires two pieces of image data having horizontal parallax; a composition unit which generates display data by composing the two pieces of image data; a line image overlapping unit which overlaps two longitudinal line images with an image... Agent: Jvc Kenwood Corporation
20120320035 - Apparatus and method for controlling display of information: A terminal includes a storage area to store a reference value, a screen to display a plurality of objects, and a controller to assign values to the objects based on the reference value and to control display of the objects on the screen using a three-dimensional (3D) effect. The objects... Agent:
20120320032 - Computing three-dimensional image models in parallel: This document describes techniques for creating three-dimensional models of image collections using a network-accessible (e.g., cloud-based) computation service, rather than a client computing device. In some instances described below, the computation service performs at least a portion of the operations for creating these models in parallel.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120320037 - Display control apparatus, display control method, and computer program product: According to one embodiment, a display control apparatus includes: a display controller configured to control display of stereoscopic display data that is based on pieces of image information which have a mutual parallax and an operation object that moves in accordance with a user's operation, in a screen; and a... Agent:
20120320051 - General purpose software parallel task engine: A software engine for decomposing work to be done into tasks, and distributing the tasks to multiple, independent CPUs for execution is described. The engine utilizes dynamic code generation, with run-time specialization of variables, to achieve high performance. Problems are decomposed according to methods that enhance parallel CPU operation, and... Agent: Transgaming Technologies Inc.
20120320045 - Image processing method and apparatus thereof: An image processing method includes receiving a two-dimensional (2D) input image; detecting an image of a block in the 2D image to generate depth information for the block; and determining a depth of a sub-block image within the block according to the depth information, accurately estimating block-based depth information according... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.
20120320043 - Image processing system, apparatus, and method: In an image processing system according to an embodiment, to generate an arbitrary parallax number of multi-parallax images from each piece of continuous time-phase volume data, a first parallax image generation control unit performs control so as to generate a parallax image arranged at a predetermined position in arrangement of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120320034 - Immersive dimensional variation: A computing device is used for creating a dimensional model of at least a portion of a product, the dimensional model including a range of possible conditions with respect to at least one component in the product. The dimensional model is used to create a set of geometries for the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
20120320046 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus including an imaged image input unit inputting an imaged image of a facility imaged in an imaging device to a display control unit, a measurement information input, unit inputting measurement information measured by a sensor provided in the facility from the sensor to a creation unit,... Agent: Ns Solutions Corporation
20120320033 - Mobile platform for augmented reality: A mobile image processing manager may include an image data receiving engine configured to obtain a first set of three-dimensional (3-D) image data associated with an observation environment. The mobile image processing manager may also include a navigational plan engine configured to determine a navigational plan based on the first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120320049 - Multi-layer image display device: A multi-layer image display device for realizing a multi-layered image with a depth by overlapping a plurality of two-dimensional images includes: a plurality of screens which are disposed to be overlapped in a forward-backward direction; and one or more projectors which are disposed behind the plurality of the screens to... Agent: Tovis Co., Ltd.
20120320044 - Stereoscopic display apparatus: A stereoscopic display apparatus is cooperated with a shutter apparatus. The stereoscopic display apparatus includes a display module and an infrared emitting device. The display module has a viewable area and an optical sheet. The infrared emitting device is disposed in the display module. The light emitted from the infrared... Agent: Innocom Technology(shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120320041 - Stereoscopic display apparatus and stereoscopic display method: A first image separation section separates an image signal of a slave screen into right eye and left eye slave screen images. A second image separation section separates an image signal of a master screen into right eye and left eye master screen images. A first image position adjustment section... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120320047 - Stereoscopic display apparatus and stereoscopic shooting apparatus, dominant eye judging method and dominant eye judging program for use therein, and recording medium: A stereoscopic display apparatus comprising a judging part judging the dominant eye of the user inputting the position coordinates via the coordinate input part based on the reference coordinates of the dominant eye judgment image formed of the left viewpoint image and the right viewpoint image and the obtained position... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120320036 - Stereoscopic image display device and driving method thereof: A stereoscopic image display device includes an image divider unit for dividing a stereoscopic image into a left-eye image and a right-eye image, an image correction unit for correcting color temperature for the left-eye and right-eye images and correcting the brightness for the color-temperature-corrected left-eye and right-eye images, an image... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.
20120320042 - System and method for color and intensity calibrating of a display system for practical usage: The invention provides a system and method that allows for the calibration of color and intensity in a display system in a manner that is practical for the user, and handling obscuring factors, giving the user the ability to make intelligent trade-offs, and making it possible to quickly and efficiently... Agent: Scalable Display Technologies, Inc.
20120320038 - Three-dimensional image processing apparatus, method for processing three-dimensional image, display apparatus, and computer program: A three-dimensional image processing apparatus includes a parallax distribution measurement unit that measures parallax distribution of a three-dimensional image configured by an image for a left eye and an image for a right eye at a center of a screen, a high-frequency parallax amount movement observation unit that observes movement... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120320053 - Position and orientation estimation method and apparatus therefor: There is provided a method for accurately estimating a position and orientation of an object even if the object is more dispersive in shape than a three-dimensional geometric model with a standard shape. The statistic of deviation of a feature constituting a three-dimensional model representing a three-dimensional standard shape of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320052 - System and method for 3d space-dimension based image processing: An apparatus for 3D representation of image data, comprising: a structure identifier for identifying structures in motion within image data, and a skeleton insertion unit, which associates three-dimensional skeleton elements with the identified structures. The skeleton elements are able to move with the structures to provide a three-dimensional motion and... Agent:
20120320054 - Apparatus, system, and method for 3d patch compression: An apparatus, system, and method for creating, viewing and manipulating 3D patch compressed images.... Agent: King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology
20120320055 - Probabilistic refinement of model-based segmentation: A system for segmenting current diagnostic images includes a workstation (30) which segments a volume of interest in previously generated diagnostic images of a selected volume of interest generated from a plurality of patients. One or more processors (32) are programmed to register the segmented previously generated images and merge... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120320056 - Three dimensional image display device and method of driving the same: A three dimensional image display device includes a display panel and a backlight unit. The display panel displays a left eye image and a right eye image of an image inputted to the display panel, in sequence. The backlight unit includes a plurality of backlight blocks. In the three dimensional... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120320057 - Communications system including data server storing 3d geospatial model and mobile electronic device to display 2d images based upon the 3d geospatial model: A communications system includes an image data server configured to store a three dimensional (3D) geospatial model, and generate a series of two dimensional (2D) images corresponding to different vantage points for a given area of the 3D geospatial model. A mobile electronic device is configured to cooperate with the... Agent: Harris Corporation
20120320058 - Facilities management system and method: A system and method for receiving CAD files and converting them into multiple correlated image files for interactive presentation on web-enabled browsers. Additionally disclosed are dynamic overlays showing supplier information related to those objects that allow for supplier information such as fire and safety equipment, security equipment, and the like... Agent: Robert Stephen Consulting LLC
20120320059 - System and method for performance management of large scale sdp platforms: Arrangements and methods for employing empirical evidence to estimate the performance of applications with very few data samples, in complex environments such as dynamic SDP environments, using one or more effective data-plotting models.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120320060 - System and method for presenting user generated digital information: A system and method for generating a virtual tour on a display device is described. The method comprises providing at least one map. The method further comprises providing a plurality of sequenced images, wherein each of the images is associated with at least one location by a geo-coding module configured... Agent:
20120320061 - Drawing method: A drawing system and method is provided for drawing objects and maps in a virtual world editor. The drawing method performs object checking to determine if a particular object can be drawn in the virtual world editor. When drawing the object, if the drawing method for the object does not... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd
20120320062 - Figure drawing device and method: A figure drawing device includes; a device 2 for increasing/decreasing the number of pixels on a scanning line up to the final painting pixel by one pixel; a device 3 for increasing/decreasing the number of scanning lines for drawing by one line; a device 4 for outputting drawing pixel data... Agent: Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited
20120320063 - Vector graphics with controlled thin-plate splines: This patent relates to thin plate spline (TPS)-based interpolation techniques for representing free-flowing vector graphics (VG) images based on user-specified features, such as points and curves. One or more features can be identified in a pixel grid. A higher-order least squares interpolating function with a TPS smoothness objective can then... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120320064 - Method and apparatus for displaying character selection during user input: The present disclosure describes a method and apparatus for displaying character selection during a user input process. A method of displaying character selection during a user input process comprises: determining a character entry area; receiving one or more original characters from a user via the character entry area; identifying a... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20120320065 - Rendering stroke pairs for graphical objects: The principles of the present invention relate to rendering stroke pairs. A graphical object includes at least a first stroke and a second similarly oriented second stroke collectively representing a stroke pair. A calculated distance between the first stroke and the second stroke is constrained (e.g., to a center line... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120320066 - Modifying an animation having a constraint: A computer-implemented method for handling a modification of an animation having a constraint includes detecting a user modification of an animation that involves at least first and second objects, the first object constrained to the second object during a constrained period and non-constrained to the second object during a non-constrained... Agent: Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd.
20120320067 - Real time on-chip texture decompression using shader processors: A processing unit, method, and medium for decompressing or generating textures within a graphics processing unit (GPU). The textures are compressed with a variable-rate compression scheme such as JPEG. The compressed textures are retrieved from system memory and transferred to local cache memory on the GPU without first being decompressed.... Agent:
20120320068 - Dynamic context switching between architecturally distinct graphics processors: Graphics processing in a computer graphics apparatus having architecturally dissimilar first and second graphics processing units (GPU) is disclosed. Graphics input is produced in a format having an architecture-neutral display list. One or more instructions in the architecture neutral display list are translated into GPU instructions in an architecture specific... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.
20120320069 - Method and apparatus for tile based rendering using tile-to-tile locality: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for performing tile-based rendering. A sequence of tiles to be processed may be determined based on a locality among the tiles. A tile dispatch unit selects a subsequent tile to be dispatched, based on the determined sequence. The tile dispatch unit may check whether... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120320070 - Memory sharing in graphics processing unit: Aspects of this disclosure are directed to a method of processing data with a graphics processing unit (GPU). According to some aspects of the disclosure, the method comprises receiving input defining execution orders for a shader processor, wherein the execution orders comprise a plurality of kernel designations and a plurality... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20120320071 - Multi-dimensional thread grouping for multiple processors: A method and an apparatus that determine a total number of threads to concurrently execute executable codes compiled from a single source for target processing units in response to an API (Application Programming Interface) request from an application running in a host processing unit are described. The target processing units... Agent:
20120320072 - Data access method and electronic apparatus for accessing data: A data access method applicable to a storage apparatus for reducing or eliminating an image tearing effect includes defining at least one write check point; comparing an actual write speed for writing data into the storage apparatus with a predetermined write speed at the write check point; and adjusting the... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.
20120320074 - Method and apparatus for layered overview in visualization of large enterprise it environment: A method for layered overview visualization of an IT environment having nodes and links related to the nodes, comprising initializing the layered overview visualization by establishing a number of hierarchical levels, combining the nodes and the links related to the nodes into a plurality of elements based on one of... Agent: Computer Associates Think, Inc.
20120320073 - Multiple spatial partitioning algorithm rendering engine: Methods, apparatuses and systems directed to rendering a large-scale two-dimensional workspace having embedded, potentially overlapping digital objects. The method entails dynamically creating a plurality of region models based on one or more spatial partitioning algorithms to determine first, what portions of the workspace intersect a globally-defined viewport, and second, to... Agent: Obscura Digital, Inc.
20120320075 - System for implementing uniform display attributes: A system is provided for updating attributes of a display for rendering an image. The system includes a tool, a host device, and a monitor including the display. The tool is utilized by the user to define the desired display attributes and to create and export a configuration file which... Agent:
20120320077 - Communicating status and expression: There is provided a robot that includes a processor executing instructions that determine a desired image to be displayed. The processor issues control signals corresponding to the desired image to be displayed. The robot also comprises a display assembly including a plurality of light sources, and a display surface. Selected... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120320078 - Image intensity-based color sequence reallocation for sequential color image display: System and method for image-based color sequence reallocation in sequential color display systems. A method comprises generating a color signal from an image to be displayed, wherein the color signal contains light intensity information, computing percentages of the color sequence to be allocated to each color in a set of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20120320076 - Method and apparatus for causing a portion of at least one content item to be highlighted relative to another portion of the at least one content item during movement of the content item: A method is provided for causing a display of at least one content item and for enabling movement of the at least one content item. The method also causes a portion of the at least one content item to be highlighted relative to another portion of the at least one... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120320079 - Clock-wise representation of information: A system intuitively displays medical data of a patient. The system includes a display and one or more processors. The processors are programmed to receive medical data for the patient. The medical data includes one or more medical values for one or more parameters affecting the health or wellbeing of... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120320082 - Information display system, information display device, and information providing device: Disclosed is a display system capable of achieving a prompt drive-forced function even in an environment where, as in a remote UI, a delay occurs until a change by an information providing device is reflected in an information display device. This display system is provided with an information providing device... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120320080 - Motion based virtual object navigation: A system and method providing a human controlled user interface for navigating around a virtual object when a user is in a confined physical space. A virtual object comprising a representation of an exterior of a real world object is presented on a display. A set of interactive elements may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120320083 - Multi-modality medical image viewing: A medical imaging system (10) comprises one or more displays (66). A viewer device (86) generates an interactive user interface screen (80) on the display (66), which viewer device (86) enables a user to simultaneously inspect selected image data of multiple patients or multiple images.... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120320081 - System and method for executing multiple tasks in a mobile device: A multitasking system and method are provided. The system and method allows a mobile device with a limited amount of resources to execute applications in full and mini modes, thereby using a relatively small amount of resources and efficiently using the execution screens. The method includes detecting a first event... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120320084 - Systems and methods for providing content for use in multiple environments: Systems and methods for using design and/or constraint information in selecting, editing, creating, and managing content for multiple operating environments. For example, an image editor feature of a content management system can receive constraints and/or design requirements identifying specific image sizes that are needed for offering a piece of content... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated
20120320091 - Animated video overlays: A video server provides video content to a client via a network. At the instruction of the video server, a player at the client contacts an ad server and downloads one or more creatives and a controller file to the client. The controller file indicates how the creative manifests itself... Agent: Google Inc.
20120320085 - Display outputting image: Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to display outputting a user interface.... Agent:
20120320089 - Information mapping approaches: Methods, systems and applications for updating, enhancing, organizing, and utilizing geographic maps, for locating points of interest and places of businesses, or POI's. Embodiments provide a method for collecting geo-coordinate data on POIs by eliciting participation of the business owners or designated employees to identify the specific locations of POI's... Agent:
20120320088 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus including an imaged image input unit inputting an imaged image of a facility imaged in an imaging device to a display control unit, a measurement information input unit inputting measurement information measured by a sensor provided in the facility from the sensor to a creation unit,... Agent: Ns Solutions Corporation
20120320086 - Information processing device and information processing method: An information processing device that overlaps and displays a visible-light image and a thermal image, comprising: a visible-light image acquiring unit that acquires a visible-light image of an object; a thermal image acquiring unit that acquires a thermal image specifying a temperature distribution of the object; and a display controller... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120320090 - Polygon dissection in a geographic information system: In general, the invention relates to a method for performing polygon dissections in a geographic information system. The method includes receiving a notification of a spatial update for a number of polygons, where each of the number of polygons overlaps at least one of a number of previously dissected polygons,... Agent: Landworks, Inc.
20120320087 - System and methods for parallelizing polygon overlay computation in multiprocessing environment: In a system for parallelizing polygon overlay operations, a potential for intersection between polygons is determined by the bounding box of each polygon on a base layer in relation to the bounding box of each polygon on an overlay layer. The potential for intersection exists when a vertex of a... Agent: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
20120320092 - Method and apparatus for exhibiting mixed reality based on print medium: An apparatus for exhibiting mixed reality based on a print medium includes a command identification module and a content reproduction module. The command identification module identifies a hand gesture of a user performed on a printer matter in the print medium to recognize a user input command corresponding to the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120320093 - Multi-modality medical image viewing: A medical imaging system (10) comprises one or more displays (66). A viewer device (86) generates an interactive user interface screen (80) on the display (66), which viewer device (86) enables a user to simultaneously inspect selected image data of multiple patients or multiple images.... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120320094 - Virtual microscopy: Computer implemented methods and data processing apparatus are described for displaying virtual slide images. Images of a plurality of slides are automatically displayed in a first region of a display device at a first magnification. The slides comprise all the slides including material from a same specimen. An image of... Agent: University Of Leeds
20120320095 - Data processing apparatus: A method of configuring data processing apparatus for automatically determining the real size of an object in an image of a scene is provided. The method includes responding to user input by displaying in the image of the scene displayed on the display screen a virtual object representative of a... Agent: Ipsotek Ltd
20120320097 - 3d display panel and pixel brightness control method thereof: A 3D display panel includes a plurality of first and second viewing angle pixels arranged along a first direction for displaying first and second viewing angle images respectively. The first viewing angle pixels and the second viewing angle pixels are interlacedly arranged along a second direction. A method for controlling... Agent:
20120320103 - Controlling light sources for colour sequential image displaying: Color sequential imaging involves illuminating, for each of two or more time-separated color fields, two or more light sources. Each of the two or more light sources emits at different wavelengths, and at least one of the first or second light sources is activated at different, non-zero current amplitudes during... Agent:
20120320111 - Direct-view mems display devices and methods for generating images thereon: A direct-view display includes an array of MEMS light modulators and a control matrix formed on a transparent substrate, where each light modulator can be driven into at least two states, and a controller for controlling the states of each light modulator in the array. The control matrix transmits data... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.
20120320112 - Direct-view mems display devices and methods for generating images thereon: A direct-view display includes an array of MEMS light modulators and a control matrix formed on a transparent substrate, where each light modulator can be driven into at least two states, and a controller for controlling the states of each light modulator in the array. The control matrix transmits data... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.
20120320113 - Direct-view mems display devices and methods for generating images thereon: A direct-view display includes an array of MEMS light modulators and a control matrix formed on a transparent substrate, where each light modulator can be driven into at least two states, and a controller for controlling the states of each light modulator in the array. The control matrix transmits data... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.
20120320100 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a spectacle type frame mounted on a head portion of an observer; and an image display apparatus installed in the frame. The image display apparatus includes an image forming device, and an optical device allowing light output from the image forming device to be incident thereon,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120320101 - Display apparatus: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention is a display apparatus. In the display apparatus, each row has as many row selection lines as the number of colors of light emitting elements, and row selection signals are supplied via the row selection lines such that a first row selection signal... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320107 - Display device: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device (1) provided with a backlight part (3) that has a light-emitting diode (light source), and a liquid crystal panel (display part) (2) that includes a plurality of pixels (P) and displays information using illumination light from the backlight part (3). A video generating... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320096 - Gamma curve voltage generation: A gamma curve voltage generator circuit comprises a first linear resistor string and a second linear resistor string. The first linear resistor string comprises resistors of a first resistor value and corresponds to a first portion of a gamma curve. A first end of the first linear resistor string is... Agent:
20120320105 - Image display device and image display method: In the present liquid crystal display device, an LED output value correction section (513) included in an area-active drive processing section (5) corrects LED data Dbl obtained by an LED output value calculation section (512) with reference to a luminance correction LUT (13), such that the luminance in the area... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320104 - Image processing device, electro-optic device, electronic apparatus, and image processing method: A compensation correction value of between two reference locations neighboring each other is computed based on correction values of a plurality of reference locations set to be spaced apart from each other in an X direction and gradation values of pixels corresponding to each location in the X direction is... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120320114 - Lcd and drive method thereof: This invention relates to a liquid crystal display device and its driving method for improving a visual picture quality. A liquid crystal display device according to an embodiment includes a liquid crystal display panel where plural pixels composed of sub-pixels arranged in a fixed pattern are arranged by the unit... Agent:
20120320109 - Light source device, projection apparatus, and projection method: A light source device includes a first light source configured to emit light in a first wavelength band, a light-source light generation section configured to generate light of each of a plurality of colors by time division by using the first light source, a second light source configured to generate... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120320108 - Method and system for reducing power consumption in a display: A method and system for reducing power consumption in a display includes driving a display comprising a plurality of display elements having selectable resolution, wherein the display device is configured to operate at a plurality of selectable operational modes. In a first operational mode, data at a first resolution is... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.
20120320099 - Pixel circuit and flat display panel using the same: An exemplary pixel circuit and a flat display panel using the same are provided. The pixel circuit includes three sub-electrode control circuits. The sub-electrode control circuits are controlled by two scan lines to receive data transmitted from two data lines. One of the three sub-electrode control circuits adjusts stored data... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.
20120320110 - Power consumption detection apparatus, power consumption control apparatus, image processing apparatus, self-luminous display apparatus, electronic device, power consumption detection method, power consumption control method, and computer program: Disclosed herein is a power consumption detection apparatus including: a line current calculation section configured to calculate, based on an image signal, a value of a line current consumed by each of horizontal lines; and a power consumption calculation section configured to calculate, on a horizontal line cycle, power consumed... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120320102 - Projecting illumination device with multiple light sources: The present invention relates to an illumination device illuminating an optical gate and projecting an image of the optical gate towards a target surface. The illumination device comprises a light source module generation light, an aperture delimiting the optical gate and a projecting system adapted to image the optical gate... Agent: Martin Professional A/s
20120320098 - System for compensating for gamma data, display device including the same and method of compensating for gamma data: A system for compensating for gamma data is provided comprising a display panel including at least one feedback line connected to at least one pixel, a gray voltage generator generating a reference gray voltage based on first gamma data, a data driver generating a data voltage based on the reference... Agent:
20120320106 - Video image display device: Provided is a video image display device that emits light so as to degrade image quality of illegally camcorded video images, thereby making it impossible to use the illegally camcorded image contents. A video image display system includes a projector that generates a display image based on digital video image... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120320115 - Device, system and method for color display: A color Liquid Crystal display (LCD) device for displaying a color image using at least four different primary colors, the device including an array of Liquid Crystal (LC) elements, driving circuitry adapted to receive an input corresponding to the color image and to selectively activate the LC elements of the... Agent:12/13/2012 > 151 patent applications in 50 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120313838 - Information processor, information processing method, and computer program product: According to one embodiment, an information processor includes a display controller and a detector. The display controller virtually arranges screens of a plurality of display devices to form a continuous screen for display. The detector detects whether an operation object moves to a periphery of a main screen of the... Agent:
20120313839 - Advanced pepper's ghost projection system with a multiview and multiplanar display: An apparatus for displaying virtual objects within a physical set or scene. The apparatus includes a set assembly including at least one physical object, e.g., a background prop. A virtual object display assembly is provided with: a display element with a screen operable to display an image of an object;... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20120313840 - Image display device and autostereoscopic panel: An information processing apparatus that determines whether an autostereoscopic panel is attached to a display, and controls the display to display a two-dimensional (2D) image or three-dimensional (3D) image based on the determination.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313841 - Stereoscopic image display device: A stereoscopic image display device comprising: a display device to include a display surface; a first optical unit to be installed in parallel to the display surface adjacently to the display surface of the display device, one surface including a first convex portion via which to form an image of... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120313843 - Display device: A display device according to the present invention includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix. Each of the plurality of pixels is formed of four or five types of sub pixels that display different colors from each other. In each pixel, a first sub pixel that displays a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313842 - Image device: The present invention is to provide an image device. The image device includes a plurality of sections. Each section includes a first pixel group, a second pixel group, a third pixel group and a fourth pixel group. The first pixel group comprises at least one first color dot and a... Agent: Vp Assets Limited
20120313844 - Organic light-emitting display device and method of manufacturing the same: An organic light-emitting display device includes a substrate, a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in a matrix on the substrate, and an organic common layer covering the pixel electrodes. The pixel electrodes include a plurality of first pixel electrodes, a plurality of second pixel electrodes, and a plurality of third... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
20120313845 - Liquid crystal display device: This invention offers a liquid crystal display device according to FFS technology. A pixel electrode is formed of a first layer transparent electrode. A common electrode made of a second layer transparent electrode is formed above the pixel electrode interposing an insulation film between them. The common electrode in an... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313846 - Backlight scanning method and liquid crystal display: The disclosed technology discloses a backlight scanning method for controlling a backlight of a liquid crystal display panel, the backlight comprising light groups on left and right sides. The method comprises steps of: determining a time period for turning on and off the light groups on the left and right... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120313850 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a light emitting unit which emits light; a light scanning unit which includes a light reflector and scans the light in first and second directions; an amplitude changing unit which changes an amplitude of the swing of the light reflector; and a light emitting control unit... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120313849 - Display apparatus and method for executing link and method for recognizing voice thereof: A display apparatus and a method for executing a link and a method for recognizing a voice thereof are provided. The method for executing a link of the display apparatus includes displaying a user interface, determining a text included in a link included in the user interface, displaying the text... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120313851 - Information processing apparatus and program: An information processing apparatus includes an imaging unit, a display, a detection unit, and an image generation unit. The imaging unit is configured to capture an image to acquire a captured image. The display has a display surface that faces in the same direction as an imaging direction of the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313847 - Method and apparatus for contextual gesture recognition: Methods, apparatuses and computer program products are provided for facilitating interaction via motion gestures. A method may include receiving an indication of at least one motion gesture made with a device. The method may further include determining a contextual state of a device. The method may additionally include determining, by... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120313848 - Three dimensional user interface session control: A method, including receiving, by a computer executing a non-tactile three dimensional (3D) user interface, a set of multiple 3D coordinates representing a gesture by a hand positioned within a field of view of a sensing device coupled to the computer, the gesture including a first motion in a first... Agent: Primesense Ltd.
20120313852 - Sensor system for generating signals that are indicative of the position or change of position of limbs: The invention relates to a sensor device for generating electronic signals which as such provide information on a position in space, and/or the movement of limbs, especially of the hand of a user in relation to the sensor device. Said electronic signals can be used to carry out input processes... Agent:
20120313854 - Adaptable input/output device: The present invention relates to an adaptable input/output device. One embodiment of a hardware device for facilitating an interaction between a computing system and a user, the hardware device includes an adaptable surface for supporting the interaction, where the adaptable surface is dynamically deformable under a control of the computing... Agent:
20120313853 - Hand -interface for weapon station: An ergonomic control instrument for an operator's hand is provided to be disposable on a platform and communicate with a processor. The instrument includes a base for mounting to the platform, a pistol-grip handle disposed on the base to tilt from perpendicular to the platform, a head unit disposed on... Agent: United States Government, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy
20120313857 - Adaptable input/output device: The present invention relates to an adaptable input/output device. One embodiment of a hardware device for facilitating an interaction between a computing system and a user includes: an interaction surface for supporting the interaction, a single actuator capable of driving a first region of the interaction surface, and a first... Agent:
20120313856 - Keyboard providing self-detection of linkage: A keyboard providing self-detection of linkage includes a key set module, a circuit unit, a wired transmission interface electrically connected to the circuit unit, a wireless transmission interface electrically connected to the circuit unit, and a micro-control unit electrically connected to the circuit unit. The key set module includes a... Agent:
20120313855 - Wireless input device integrable with mobile device: The present invention is to provide a wireless input device integrable with a mobile device, which includes a wireless keyboard, a carrier and a retracting plate. The wireless keyboard has a top surface provided with a plurality of keys and two opposite sides each provided with a first rail element.... Agent: Ortek Technology, Inc.
20120313858 - Method and apparatus for providing character input interface: A method and an apparatus for providing a character input interface are provided. The method for providing a character input interface in a terminal having a touchscreen, includes simultaneously displaying a first keyboard on a first region and a second keyboard including second keyboard language selection keys on a second... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120313862 - Active flexible display and method for controlling the same: Included in an active flexible display is flexible display unit to output an image; and a driving unit to deform the display unit based on a voltage being applied to the display unit. A method to control a flexible display includes recognizing an occurrence of a specific event; and applying... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.
20120313872 - Electronic equipment, pressure detecting method and pressure detecting device: The present invention provides electronic equipment, pressure detecting method and pressure detecting device. The electronic equipment comprises: a horizontal pressure detecting device arranged at the periphery of the touch screen to detect the pressure applied to the touch screen in the horizontal direction and generate a horizontal pressure signal; and... Agent: Sony Mobile Communications Ab
20120313879 - Hand-held device with touchscreen and digital tactile pixels: A mobile electronic device has a touch screen display, a processor operably coupled to the touch screen display, and a network interface coupled to the processor. An array of one or more tactile pixels is located on the display or proximate the display along at least one edge of the... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC
20120313861 - In-cell touch sensor touch area enhancing algorithm: A touch detection method includes: scanning the row electrodes or the column electrodes in sequence to obtain touch data of the touch sensor; labeling a plurality of coordinates as a touch image according to the touch data; mirror copying the touch data of the touch image corresponding to at least... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation
20120313870 - Information processing apparatus, program, and information processing method: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a graphic acquisition unit for acquiring graphic data, an operation acquisition unit for acquiring an operation of a user, a determination unit for determining the operation acquired by the operation acquisition unit, and a processing unit for performing a process on the graphic... Agent:
20120313868 - Information processing device, information processing method and computer-readable storage medium: An information processing device includes: a first input unit for inputting information through an input operation; a detecting unit for detecting an event that interrupts the input operation of the first input unit; and a second input unit for inputting information through an input operation as an alternative to the... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
20120313869 - Information processing terminal and method, program, and recording medium: There is provided an information processing terminal including: an input unit for receiving an input of a gesture; a recognition unit for recognizing the gesture input to the input unit; and a display unit for displaying gestures enterable on a screen to which the gesture has been input as correction... Agent:
20120313863 - Integrated touch panel structure and manufacturing method thereof: An integrated touch panel structure and manufacturing method thereof are described. The integrated touch panel structure is integrated by a first sensing layer, a displaying layer, a backlight plate and a composite component layer. The composite component layer includes a second sensing layer and a processing circuit layer. The processing... Agent: Hannstar Display Corporation
20120313877 - Integrated touch screen: Disclosed is a structure of a touch screen which is integrally implemented with a liquid crystal panel. In the structure, a touch sensor module is integrally implemented with the liquid crystal panel, a substrate of the liquid crystal panel is formed of two side strengthened glass, and the touch sensor... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20120313865 - Interactive surface with a plurality of input detection technologies: There is disclosed an interactive display system including a display surface, a first means for detecting a first type of user input at the display surface and a second means for detecting a second type of user input at the display surface, wherein at least one portion of the display... Agent: Promethean Ltd
20120313875 - Manual operating device: A manual operating device includes a display input device, an arm position sensing section, a physical position sensing section and a control section. The display input device includes a display section that displays an operating screen, and a touch panel. The arm position detecting section detects an arm of an... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313860 - Metallic nanoparticle pressure sensor: An electrical pressure sensor is provided with a method for measuring pressure applied to a sensor surface. The method provides an electrical pressure sensor including a sealed chamber with a top surface, first electrode, second electrode, an elastic polymer medium, and metallic nanoparticles distributed in the elastic polymer medium. When... Agent:
20120313878 - Method and apparatus for interpreting input movement on a computing device interface as a one- or two-dimensional input: A computing device is capable of intelligently interpreting input movement. The computing device detects a movement of a finger or object over an input interface. The movement is interpreted as one-dimensional or two-dimensional.... Agent:
20120313859 - Method and apparatus for touch panel: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention an apparatus comprises a display having an edge and side and a first layer coupled with the display having a first portion opposing the display comprising a wiring pattern for receiving a touch signal, the first layer having a second... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120313874 - Method of manufacturing a vibratory actuator for a touch panel with haptic feedback: The disclosure relates to a method of manufacturing vibratory elements, comprising forming on a substrate a multilayer structure by an integrated circuit manufacturing method, the multilayer structure comprising an element susceptible of vibrating when it is subjected to an electrical signal, and electrodes for transmitting an electrical signal to the... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Sa
20120313876 - Providing subpages in a touch panel user interface: Disclosed are an apparatus and method of retrieving subpages from memory and rendering the subpages for display on a user display device, such as a smartphone or other display with limited viewing area. The method may also include identifying each of the subpages as being part of a sequence of... Agent:
20120313867 - Three-dimensional interactive display: Provided is a thin three-dimensional interactive display which enables multi-touch sensing and three-dimensional gesture recognition. The three-dimensional interactive display includes a light source for irradiating an object to be detected with a light, a light modulation layer, into which a scattered light generated by irradiating the object with the light... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313864 - Touch panel: The present disclosure relates to a touch panel. The touch panel includes a substrate having a surface, a transparent conductive layer, at least one electrode, and a conductive trace. The substrate defines a touch-view area and a trace area. The transparent conductive layer is located on the surface of the... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
20120313871 - Touch panel and display apparatus: A touch panel and a display apparatus are provided. The touch panel includes a substrate, first sensing lines, second sensing lines, first extending portions, second extending portions, and insulation pads. The first sensing lines are disposed on the substrate in parallel with a first direction. The second sensing lines are... Agent: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
20120313866 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel is disclosed. The touch screen panel includes a pixel unit, a touch sensing unit, and a data driver configured to provide data voltages to the pixel unit and to provide driving signals to the touch sensing unit.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
20120313880 - Touch screen sensor with low visibility conductors: A touch screen sensor with a conductive micropattern includes one or more features to obscure or reduce the visibility of the conductive micropattern.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20120313873 - Touch sensitive device with multilayer electrode and underlayer: A touch sensor including one or more multilayer electrodes and an underlayer disposed on a substrate. The underlayer is disposed between the multilayer electrodes and the substrate. The multilayer electrodes including at least two transparent or semitransparent conductive layers separated by a transparent or semitransparent intervening layer. The intervening layer... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20120313892 - Capacitive position sensor: A capacitive position sensor for detecting the position of an object relative to a resistive sensing element. The sensing element comprises a sensing path that has terminals connected along it that subdivide the sensing path into multiple sections. Each terminal is coupled to its own sensing channel, each of which... Agent:
20120313883 - Capacitive touch device: A capacitive touch device includes a transparent handholding portion and a touch portion, and the transparent handholding portion has at least one sensing structure, and the touch portion is disposed at an end of the transparent handholding portion and has a flexible conductive element, and a user can hold the... Agent:
20120313884 - Cover glass structure and fabrication method thereof and touch-sensitive display device: A cover glass structure includes a glass substrate, a touch-sensing structure and a decorative layer. The glass substrate has at least one cutting section, and the cutting section is etched to form an etched structure. The touch-sensing structure is disposed on the glass substrate, and the decorative layer is disposed... Agent:
20120313881 - Display screen shield line system: Electrical shield line systems are provided for openings in common electrodes near data lines of display and touch screens. Some displays, including touch screens, can include multiple common electrodes (Vcom) that can have openings between individual Vcoms. Some display screens can have an open slit between two adjacent edges of... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120313891 - Distance sensing circuit and touch-control electronic apparatus: The present invention discloses a distance sensing circuit and a touch-control electronic apparatus. The touch-control electronic apparatus includes a distance sensing circuit. The distance sensing circuit comprises a distance sensing unit, a capacitive sensing unit, and an operation unit. The distance sensing unit senses the distance between an object and... Agent: Sitronix Technology Corp
20120313894 - Integrated in-plane switching: This relates to adding multi-touch functionality to a display without the need of a separate multi-touch panel or layer overlaying the display. Instead, embodiments of the invention can advantageously utilize existing display circuitry to provide multi-touch functionality while adding relatively little circuitry that is specific to the multi-touch functionality. Thus,... Agent:
20120313890 - Inter-symbol interfence reduction for touch panel systems: A touch panel system is described that is configured to reduce inter-symbol interference (ISI). In an implementation, the touch panel system includes a touch panel assembly that includes a plurality of drive electrodes arranged one next to another and a plurality of sensor electrodes arranged one next to another across... Agent: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
20120313888 - Method of detecting a touch position, touch substrate and display apparatus having the touch substrate: Method of detecting a touched position on a touch display of a display apparatus includes determining an amount of an electrical charge generated by a touch on the touch display panel of a display apparatus, determining a difference between the amount of the electrical charge generated from the touch and... Agent:
20120313889 - Touch display apparatus: A touch Display apparatus is disclosed. The touch Display apparatus includes a backlight module and a sensing plate. The backlight module includes a support member, a light guide plate, and a backlight source. The support member is formed by a non-metallic material and has a bottom and a plurality of... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20120313885 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a substrate having a surface, an adhesive layer located on the surface; a transparent conductive layer including a carbon nanotube layer and fixed on the substrate by the adhesive layer, at least one electrode electrically connected to the transparent conductive layer, and a conductive trace electrically... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
20120313887 - Touch panel: The present invention relates to a touch panel. The touch panel includes a sensor, an optically clear adhesive layer, and a cover lens. The sensor has a surface. The optically clear adhesive layer is located on the surface of the sensor. The cover lens is located on a surface of... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
20120313886 - Touch panel and method for making the same: A touch panel includes a substrate, an adhesive layer, a carbon nanotube film, an electrode and a conductive trace. The substrate has a surface defining a touch-view area and a trace area. The adhesive layer is located only on the surface of the touch-view area. The carbon nanotube film is... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
20120313893 - Touch sensitive devices with composite electrodes: A matrix touch panel having upper and lower electrodes, the upper electrodes being composite electrodes made of a plurality of spaced micro-wires, and allowing, for example, an electric field from lower electrodes to pass between the micro-wires and thereby capacitively couple with a touching object, such as a finger.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20120313897 - Display control device, display control method, program, and recording medium: A display control device according to an embodiment of the present technology obtains each image taken by several cameras, detects a particular object displayed in a certain image out of the obtained images, and performs control so as to set a mode to display an object in an image different... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313899 - Force-sensing modules for light sensitive screens: A light sensitive screen includes at least one sensing element each being configured to detect a force applied to a position of the light sensitive screen and generate an electrical signal when a force is detected, and a sensor module configured to receive and process the electrical signal from the... Agent:
20120313896 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An apparatus includes a sensor configured to detect an object in a space and a display control unit configured to control a display unit to display a reference object such that the reference object appears to be located in the space.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313895 - Touch screen: A method for determining the location of an object on a touch panel is provided. Initially, a pulse of terahertz radiation is transmitted through a touch panel, which formed of a dielectric material such that the pulse generates a evanescent field in a region adjacent to a touch surface of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20120313898 - Touch-sensitive device: A touch-sensitive device including a display, a set of solar cells and a set of light sensors is provided. The display includes an external frame and a display panel. The external frame is located around the display panel. The set of solar cells is disposed within the external frame and... Agent: Wintek (china) Technology Ltd.
20120313900 - User interfaces: A first electronic device is operated in the presence of a second electronic device. Both are configured to transmit acoustic signals, the first being configured to transmit signals with a first characteristic. The first device determines the presence of the second device and thereafter transmits acoustic signals having a second,... Agent: Elliptic Laboratories As
20120313901 - Compensating for an antenna that is close enough to a touchpad to cause interference with touch sensor operation: A touch sensor that can operate normally while located within a distance that would otherwise cause an antenna used for communication with a contact less smart card to interfere with operation of the touch sensor by providing a means for the touch sensor to compensate for the interference caused by... Agent: Cirque Corporation
20120313902 - Capacitive touch structure: A capacitive touch structure comprises a transparent hand holding portion and a touch portion, and the transparent hand holding portion includes a rod and a transparent conductive film covered onto an external surface of the rod, and the touch portion is disposed at an end of the transparent hand. holding... Agent:
20120313904 - Display apparatus and display driving method thereof: A display apparatus capable of enhancing pixel charging rate includes a substrate, a first column transmission line for transmitting a first column driving signal, a second column transmission line for transmitting a second column driving signal, and a row transmission line for transmitting a row driving signal. The substrate has... Agent:
20120313905 - Flat display device and method of fabricating the same: The present invention relates to a flat display device and method of fabricating the same which can make narrow bezel design easy and minimize resistance variation between adjacent link lines for improving of a picture quality. The flat display device includes a display region having a plurality of pixels, a... Agent:
20120313903 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display is disclosed. In one embodiment, the display includes pixels formed in every horizontal line, scan lines coupled to the pixels positioned in two horizontal lines, i data lines coupled to pixels positioned in odd horizontal lines, (i+1) data lines coupled to pixels positioned in even... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
20120313906 - Semi-transmissive display apparatus, method for driving semi-transmissive display apparatus, and electronic system: A semi-transmissive display apparatus includes: a reflective electrode provided for each pixel, wherein the semi-transmissive display apparatus performs reflective display operation by using the reflective electrodes and transmissive display operation by using spaces between the reflective electrodes of the pixels.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313907 - Display device: In a display device having driving circuits formed on the same substrate where pixels are formed, the lateral frame area of the display device is reduced. A gate signal line driving circuit is placed in parallel with a source signal line driving circuit, so that no driving circuits are provided... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120313911 - Ambient light calibration for energy efficiency in display systems: A method, system, and apparatus that can be used to operate a display device in an energy efficient manner. The energy efficient display device can effectively and efficiently compensate for changes in ambient light incident at a display screen of the display device using an internal ambient light sensor to... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120313908 - Device and method of adjusting electromagnetic radiation transmitted by an optical element: A method of adjusting electromagnetic radiation transmitted by an optical element is described. The method includes sensing the electromagnetic radiation transmitted by the optical element to produce sensed electromagnetic radiation information, and adjusting the sensed electromagnetic radiation information to produce adjusted electromagnetic radiation information based on the a spectral transmission... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120313909 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a light emitting unit which emits light; a light scanning unit which includes a light reflector reflecting light emitted from the light emitting unit and being swingably installed around a swing axis and scans the light reflected by the light reflector on a display surface where... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120313913 - Display device: Detection signals of respective photo sensor circuits (senS, senD, senON, and senOFF) are activated so as to be output at once for each group of prescribed plural number of sensor rows (LSk) by a row driver (6). Within the prescribed number of sensor rows (LSk), photo sensor circuits (senS, senD,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313912 - Display device with light sensor: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel 20 equipped with a plurality of light sensors, a white backlight 31, and an infrared backlight 32. The infrared backlight 32 is turned ON and OFF at a prescribed timing. Some of the light sensors detect light when... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313910 - Projection type image display device: A projecting unit which projects image light based on an inputted image signal to a projection surface. An invisible light emitter is provided such that an irradiation area of invisible light includes a predetermined region. An image pickup unit receives at least one of a plurality of color lights constituting... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120313917 - Constant current driving circuit and light emitting diode backlight apparatus using the same: A constant current driving circuit includes a control integrated circuit which generates a switching signal, a switching device which switches an input power supply voltage based on the switching signal, a rectifying diode which rectifies a current of the input power supply voltage, a smoothing inductor which smoothes the current... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
20120313916 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes a plasma display panel comprising a scan electrode, a sustain electrode, and an address electrode, an integrated driver applying a driving voltage to the scan electrode and the sustain electrode, a data driver applying a driving voltage to the address electrode, and a controller applying a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120313919 - Lcd controller and lcd control method: A liquid crystal display (LCD) controller includes a plurality of segment/key source control circuits connected with an LCD panel and a key matrix through a plurality of segment/key source terminals, to periodically output a signal for one frame which contains a display output period and a key source output period.... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120313920 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (100A) according to the present invention includes a pixel (10) including first and second subpixels (10a, 10b) and a first CS bus line (24a), which is associated with the first subpixel. The first subpixel includes a liquid crystal capacitor (13a) and a first storage capacitor... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313918 - Liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal display: This disclosure provides a liquid crystal display panel, comprising a first polarizer sheet, a liquid crystal layer and a second polarizer sheet from the bottom up in this order. A first biaxial ¼ wave plate and a first biaxial ½ wave plate for expanding the wavelength range of the first... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.
20120313914 - Plasma display device: A plasma display panel has a display region and a non-display region formed around the display region. The rear plate has data electrode that applies a drive voltage to the rear plate, a dummy electrode that is in parallel with the data electrode and does not apply a drive voltage... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120313915 - Thin-film transistor (tft) array and liquid crystal display (lcd) panel thereof: A thin-film transistor (TFT) array and a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel thereof are described. The TFT array includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of pixel units and a plurality of control transistors. When the control transistor turns on and a video signal... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
20120313922 - Display device, pixel circuit, electronic apparatus, and method of driving display device: A display device includes a display portion, a hold capacitor, a write transistor writing a drive voltage corresponding to a video signal to the hold capacitor, a drive transistor driving the display portion in accordance with the drive voltage written to the hold capacitor, and a pulse width adjusting portion... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313924 - Drive circuit and liquid crystal display device: Provided is a drive circuit including: an image supply section for supplying an image to be displayed on a liquid crystal panel (2); a command issuing section for issuing a command that instructs an image displayed on the liquid crystal panel (2) to be updated; a low-speed oscillation circuit (13)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313923 - Pixel circuit, display device, electronic device, and pixel circuit driving method: Disclosed herein is a pixel circuit including: a light emitting element; a storage capacitor; a writing transistor for writing a driving voltage corresponding to a video signal to the storage capacitor; and a driving transistor for driving the light emitting element on a basis of the driving voltage written to... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313921 - Stereoscopic image generating device: A stereoscopic image generating device comprising: a display device to include a plurality of pixels which emit brightness and non-brightness-emitting portions in the peripheries of the pixels; a lattice unit to be installed in parallel with a display surface as well as being adjacent to the display surface of the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120313925 - Mobile device and method of controlling mobile device: According to one embodiment, a method of controlling a mobile device includes detecting, by the mobile device, one or more objects associated with a displayed first page and located on a page other than the displayed first page; receiving, by the mobile device, a selection of at least one object... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120313927 - Color mesh compression: A method of compressing data defining a colored polygonal mesh surface is disclosed. Color data associating points on a polygonal mesh surface is processed to determine a set of representative colors for coloring the polygonal mesh surface. The mesh surface is then divided into a number of sub-meshes each associated... Agent: Visual Technology Services Limited
20120313937 - Coupled reconstruction of hair and skin: Techniques are provided to model hair and skin. Multiscopic images are received that depict at least part of a subject having hair. The multiscopic images are analyzed to determine hairs depicted. Two-dimensional hair segments are generated that represent the hairs. Three-dimensional hair segments are generated based on the two-dimensional hair... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
20120313930 - Dual view display method and dual view driving method for providing plural images to plural users and display apparatus and dual view glasses using the same: A dual view display method for displaying a first content to a first user and displaying a second content to a second user, a display apparatus having a dual view function, dual view glasses and a method of driving dual view glasses are provided. The dual view display method includes... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120313929 - Electronic apparatus, control method of an electronic apparatus, and computer-readable medium: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes an instruction receiver, a 3D depth information acquiring module, and a 3D display information output module. The instruction receiver receives an instruction to output GUI display information. The 3D depth information acquiring module acquires pieces of 3D-depth-related information corresponding to items to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120313934 - Electronic device, display control method and program: An electronic device capable of simultaneously displaying in two-dimensional and three-dimensional fashions the same content. A flash memory of the electronic device stores first image data for two-dimensionally displaying the content, and second image data for three-dimensionally displaying the content. A CPU of the electronic device two-dimensionally displays the content... Agent:
20120313931 - Image generating device, image generating method, and non-transitory information storage medium: Provided is an image generating device for generating an image of an object including a plurality of elements connected to one another. The image generating device includes: a calculating section for iteratively calculating a motion of each element of the plurality of elements based on a physical constraint condition of... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20120313932 - Image processing method and apparatus: An image processing method and apparatus may generate a reference layer about a reference viewpoint. The reference layer may include information used to perform a hole recovery with respect to holes within output images. The information may be generated by warping the reference layer to a viewpoint of an output... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120313933 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processing system includes an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and an output unit. The acquisition unit acquires a rendering condition used for generating a parallax image group from volume data. The determination unit sets corresponding information for causing a space coordinate of a stereoscopic... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120313935 - Method for controlling motions of an object in a 3-dimensional virtual environment: The present invention relates to a method, system and devices for controlling motions of an object in a 3-dimensional Virtual Environment by a Human Interface Device of a user browsing a 3-dimensional Virtual Environment. The human interface device being coupled to a client device for accessing the 3-dimensional Virtual Environment.... Agent:
20120313936 - Stereoscopic display system and stereoscopic glasses: A stereoscopic display system includes an image display unit which displays a left eye image and a right eye image for stereoscopic viewing, a pair of stereoscopic glasses worn by a viewer for viewing the images, and a tilt measurement unit which determines a tilt of a line connecting both... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120313926 - Systems and methods for visually previewing variable information 3-d structural documents or packages: Systems and methods are presented for previewing 3-D images of produced 3-D variable information structural documents or packages in which still images and/or animations are provided showing the text, data, graphics and/or images of 3-D structural documents or packages defined by a variable information print job file allowing a user... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120313928 - Two-dimensional image display device: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a two-dimensional image display device that generates and displays a tomographic image on a panorama-orthogonal cross-sectional plane, which extends in superior-inferior direction and is orthogonal to a panoramic cross-sectional plane, from three-dimensional image information generated from X-ray CT photographic data of... Agent: Icat Corporation
20120313938 - Interface and mechanism for a 3d geometry transformer and translator: The Transformer with an Interface of Built-In Geometry and Spatial Units in combination as interactive tools for control automation in motion detects and analyzes the dynamics of nodes and elements and automates a hybrid process of creating two types of equilibriums: Conforming Equilibrium automates geometry that conforms to dynamics of... Agent:
20120313939 - Level of detail processing: A method for the level of detail processing in the visualization of virtual models. In the method, the patches for each object are sorted according to the visualization error for producing the fine detail level of the model. When more than one geometry level is used, reduced detail levels are... Agent: Visual Components Oy
20120313940 - Systems and methods for filling light in frames during 2-d to 3-d image conversion: The present invention is directed to systems and methods for processing 2-D to 3-D image conversion. The systems and methods fill in light among image frames when object have been removed or otherwise changed. In one embodiment, light is treated as an object and can be removed during image processing.... Agent: Conversion Works, Inc.
20120313943 - Image processing system and method thereof: An image processing system according to an embodiment includes a first image creating unit, a second image creating unit, and a display controller. The first image creating unit creates a first image by performing a rendering processing on volume data which is three-dimensional medical image data. The second image creating... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120313941 - System and method for digital volume processing: A method for processing a digital volume image receives the volume image formed as a stack of image slices, each slice containing voxels and forms a 1:1 mapping of each of the slices, in order, to a corresponding tile in a digital flat volume. The method defines, for at least... Agent:
20120313942 - System and method for digital volume processing with gpu accelerations: A method for processing digital volume image data, executed at least in part on a computer that has an associated graphics processing unit, orders the digital volume image data as a stack of two-dimensional image slices of voxels. A 1:1 mapping of each of the slices is formed, in sequential... Agent: Carestream Health, Inc.
20120313944 - Coherent out-of-core point-based global illumination: A computer-animated scene is shaded by a computing system having an in-core memory and coupled to one or more out-of-core storage devices. The scene is comprised of shading locations on a surface element of an object in the scene. A point cloud representation of the scene is generated. An octree... Agent: Pacific Data Images LLC
20120313946 - Display switching apparatus, display switching method, and display switching program: Provided is a display switching apparatus including an operation unit used to instruct a display unit to switch a display of a display image having a background image, and a control unit that, when instructed to switch the display of the display image via the operation unit, exercises control so... Agent:
20120313945 - System and method for adding a creative element to media: A system for adding a creative element to media includes a media file having content and metadata associated with the content, logic for analyzing the content to determine at least one of a lighting characteristic, a shadow characteristic, and a presence of an identifying element associated with the content. The... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. A Delaware Corporation
20120313947 - Automatic selection of different visualizations for the organization of multivariate data: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a computer-implemented method comprises generating a plurality of charts to visually represent a multivariate data set, mapping variables within the multivariate data set to components of each chart, calculating a score value for each chart based on a plurality of factors, and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120313949 - Automatic selection of different visualizations for the organization of multivariate data: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a computer-implemented method comprises generating a plurality of charts to visually represent a multivariate data set, mapping variables within the multivariate data set to components of each chart, calculating a score value for each chart based on a plurality of factors, and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120313948 - Method and system for providing community networking services in an organization: A method of providing community networking services in an organization creates a graph which has a plurality of people nodes representing persons in the organization and a plurality of content nodes representing content objects authored by the persons. The nodes are connected by edges, which include author edges linking the... Agent:
20120313950 - Texting system: A texting system includes a computer. The computer includes a display screen, a microprocessor, and a memory. A conventional alphanumeric keyboard is operatively associated with the computer to generate commands to the computer. A chart includes abbreviations each corresponding to a particular descriptor in a selected language. A texting keyboard... Agent:
20120313951 - Techniques for synchronizing hardware accelerated graphics rendering and surface composition: A method, a non-transitory computer readable medium having instructions recorded therein for performing the method, and processing device for rendering an animation for a screen. The method includes rendering a frame of animation of a screen, attaching a Move Surfaces at BufferSwap (MSBS) command to at least one surface to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120313952 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus including: a first drawing processing block configured to generate a video signal by executing predetermined signal processing on entered image data; a second drawing processing block having a higher drawing processing power than the first drawing processing block and being configured to generate... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313953 - Graphical data conversion/translation: A computer-readable storage media for storing computer-executable instructions executable by processing logic causes the processing logic to receive data in a first format for conversion to a second format different than the first format, wherein the data includes information having a first type and information having a second type and... Agent: The Mathworks, Inc.
20120313955 - Augmented reality method applied to the integration of a pair of spectacles into an image of a face: Method for creating a final real-time photorealistic image of a virtual object, corresponding to a real object arranged on an original photo of a user, in a realistic orientation related to the user's position, includes: detecting the presence of an area for the object in the photo; determining the position... Agent: Fittingbox
20120313956 - Method and apparatus for generating a user interface: A method and an apparatus for generating a user interface. The method includes: obtaining layers to be drawn and layer styles of the layers to be drawn, retrieving attribute information of each layer to be drawn according to the layer style corresponding to the layer and drawing each layer to... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20120313954 - Optimized on-screen video composition for mobile device: A method for displaying continuous video content on a mobile phone LCD renders plural source video textures as consecutive surfaces on the display. A hardware scaler, rather than a general purpose graphical processing unit (GPU), is used to render a particular surface whenever possible, because it uses less battery power... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120313958 - Display device for an air conditioning system of a vehicle and method of controlling the same: A display device for an air conditioning system of a vehicle may include a display unit of displaying brightness variations on a screen of the display for a predetermined time period, and a control unit of controlling the display to vary brightness on the screen of the display from a... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120313959 - Display device for an air conditioning system of a vehicle and method of controlling the same: A display device for an air conditioning system of a vehicle, may include a display unit, and a control unit of controlling the display unit, wherein the control unit controls brightness in intensity or cycle, or color in a predetermined range of the display unit in accordance with a welcome... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120313960 - Image processing device, image data generation device, image processing method, image data generation method, and data structure of image file: A parallax representation unit in a displayed image processing unit uses a height map containing information on a height of an object for each pixel to represent different views caused by the height of the object. A color representation unit uses, for example, texture coordinate values derived by the parallax... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20120313957 - Staged animated transitions for aggregation charts: A chart animation module is described herein that animates a transformation of a first chart into a second chart. The transformation, for instance, can correspond to a grouping-type transformation, a filtering-type transformation, or a transposing-type transformation. In one implementation, the chart animation module performs the transformation in such a manner... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120313961 - System, method, and computer program product for optimizing stratified sampling associated with stochastic transparency: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for optimizing stratified sampling associated with stochastic transparency. In use, surface data associated with one or more surfaces to be rendered is received. Additionally, the one or more surfaces are rendered, utilizing stochastic transparency, where stratified sampling associated with the stochastic... Agent: Nvidia Corporation
20120313962 - Electronic device and method for generating graphical user interface thereof: An electronic device and a method for generating a graphical user interface thereof are provided. In the method, a color of a background image with a predetermined size for an application program is determined according to a dynamic styling rule. Then, the color is applied to the background image, and... Agent: Compal Electronics, Inc.
20120313963 - Enhanced asset management and planning system: An embodiment of the invention provides a method for displaying information on a portable device, wherein the portable device includes an interface, a camera, and a screen. The interface identifies an object to be installed; and, the camera captures at least one image, wherein the image includes locations for installing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120313966 - Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and storage medium: A data processing method of a data processing apparatus includes designating a folder element, an expansion element, and an abbreviation element to be displayed on an address bar. The method further includes generating an abbreviation element that can be used to realize an abbreviation display of an intermediate hierarchy, based... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313964 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus that acquires familiarity information between a first person and a second person at each of a plurality of points in time in a temporal sequence, and determines a distance between a first node representing the first person and a second node representing the second person at... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313965 - Information processor, information processing method and program: Provided is an information processor, including a selection section that selects a set of content data satisfying a predetermined condition from a group of content data each associated with a piece of positional information representing a position in a feature space prescribed based on a predetermined feature amount as metadata,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313968 - Image display system, information processing apparatus, display device, and image display method: In an image display system 2, an image data converting unit 159 of a personal computer 100 obtains lower-order image data representing at least a part of one of images that is second or lower in the display priority. A lower-order image data transmitting unit 160 of the personal computer... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120313967 - Method and apparatus for enhancing the display of an electronic reading device: Provided herein is a technique by which the display of an electronic reading device may be enhanced. An image of a first page may be displayed at a predefined contrast and an image of a second page may be displayed at less than the predefined contrast in an underlying relationship... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120313969 - Providing a simulation of wearing items such as garments and/or accessories: A user may simulate wearing real-wearable items, such as virtual garments and accessories. A virtual-outfitting interface may be provided for presentation to the user. An item-search/selection portion within the virtual-outfitting interface may be provided. The item-search/selection portion may depict one or more virtual-wearable items corresponding to one or more real-wearable... Agent: Zugara, Inc.
20120313970 - Portable terminal, and operation interval setting method: A disclosed portable terminal includes: an inclination measurement unit that measures an inclination of the portable terminal; a change unit that change a display direction of contents to be displayed on a display screen of the portable terminal according to a state of a user holding the portable terminal; an... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120313971 - Display apparatus, object display method, and program: There is provided a display apparatus including a relation score calculation unit calculating a relation score indicating closeness of a relation between characters based on a common appearance relation using segment metadata indicating a segment in a moving image where each of the characters appears, and an object display unit... Agent:
20120313973 - Information interaction method and interface control system: An information interaction method for improving user experience includes: receiving a control adjustment instruction, where the control adjustment instruction includes identification information of a control; according to the control adjustment instruction, performing an adjustment on each control, so that the control corresponding to the identification information is adjusted to a... Agent: Huawei Device Co., Ltd.
20120313972 - Method for processing digital image file and electronic device using the same: The invention provides a method for processing a digital image in an image file and an electronic device having a function of displaying the digital image stored in the image file. The method is suitable for displaying the digital image on an electronic device including a storage unit and an... Agent: Inventec Appliances Corp.
20120313974 - Mobile electronic device, image projecting method and projection system: According to an aspect, a mobile electronic device includes an image projecting unit, a distance detecting unit, and a processing unit. The image projecting unit projects an image to a projection plane. The distance detecting unit detects a distance from the image projecting unit to the projection plane. The processing... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120313975 - Information processing apparatus, program and information processing method: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a selection part selecting a parameter from graphic data, a display control part controlling an object corresponding to the parameter selected by the selection part to be displayed and an extraction part extracting a parameter having a correlation with the parameter selected... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120313976 - Computer-readable storage medium having display control program stored therein, display control method, display control system, and display control apparatus: A computer-readable storage medium having stored therein a program that is executed by a computer using a display section and an input section for designating a position on a screen of the display section. The program causes the computer to operate as: means for displaying at least a part of... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120313977 - Apparatus and method for scrolling in device with touch screen: An apparatus and method for scrolling in a device with a touch screen. The method includes, when a touch input through the touch screen is confirmed, scrolling a screen image of the touch screen in the direction of the touch input according to the touch input. The method also includes,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120313980 - Cooling module for multiple light source projecting device: The present invention relates to an illumination device comprising a number of light sources and a number light collecting means, where the light collecting means collect light generated by the first light sources and convert the light into a source light beam propagating primarily along a primary optical axis. The... Agent: Martin Professional A/s
20120313981 - Display device: A display device (100) according to the present invention includes a pixel defined by a plurality of sub pixels. The plurality of sub pixels are a red sub pixel (R) to display red, a green sub pixel (G) to display green, a blue sub pixel (B) to display blue, and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313984 - Display device, display management system, and management method: A display device includes: light sources that emit light in accordance with light emission currents, respectively, and that have overlapping illuminated areas illuminated with the emitted light; and a management unit that stores, as usage history, the amount of light emission current used by each of the light sources in... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120313983 - Display panel driving method, display device driving circuit, and display device: The present invention relates to a method of driving a liquid crystal panel 40 including a first display area 42 and a second display area 44. The first display area 42 includes a middle portion of the display panel and the second display area 44 includes an outer portion around... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313978 - Driving method using phase difference to control luminance of field emission structure and display apparatus using the same: A driving method for a field emission structure including at least a pixel, each including a first emitter, a second emitter, a first electrode utilized to control the first emitter, and a second electrode utilized to control the second emitter, includes: receiving a first control signal and a second control... Agent:
20120313979 - Illumination apparatus, method for controlling the same, and liquid crystal display apparatus: An illumination apparatus comprises a light source unit having a first light source which is composed of a plurality of light-emitting elements for generating white light by color mixture and a second light source which is composed of a light-emitting element having a color different from those of the light-emitting... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313982 - Projection-type display device: There are arranged two light sources 21a, 21b, a triangular prism mirror 22 for synthesizing lights emitted from the two light sources 21a, 21b and a first dichroic mirror 41 for optically separating the synthesized lights, in this order. The flux of light synthesized by the triangular prism mirror 22... Agent: Jvc Kenwood Corporation
20120313985 - Liquid crystal display device and liquid crystal display method: A liquid crystal display device (101) including a liquid crystal panel (4) and an LED backlight (5) which is provided with a plurality of LEDs (5R, 5G, and 5B) that emit light of different colors from a backside of the liquid crystal panel (4), the liquid crystal display device (1),... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313986 - Image display device and image display method: Provided is an image display device having pixels each of which includes sub-pixels of four or more colors and requires fewer dither matrices. This image display device includes a display section in which color filters of sub-pixel colors that are M colors in total including three principal colors of red,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120313987 - Image-display device and control method of same: An image display device (2) controls a backlight luminance on the basis of a plurality of areas corresponding to LEDs, which are defined by dividing an input image. To cause sides of each subscreen to coincide with sides of its corresponding area, a subscreen control section (10) included in the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha12/06/2012 > 226 patent applications in 64 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120306722 - Method for providing multi-angle broadcasting service, display apparatus, and mobile device using the same: A method for providing a multi-angle service by a display apparatus. The method includes receiving a multi-angle image signal in which content is picked up from a number of different angles, displaying an image signal picked up from one angle, transmitting the image signal to a mobile device according to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306723 - Multi-angle image display device: A multi-angle image display device has a display box, two shading panels, two baffle-panels, an imaging space and an image output unit. The display box has a base, a rear panel, a sidewall, a top panel and a chamber. The sidewall is formed perpendicular to the rear panel. The chamber... Agent:
20120306724 - Portable display device: The present invention relates to a portable display device. The display device of the present invention comprises a main unit comprising a first display unit, a sliding second display unit joined to the first display unit, whose action allows display of a separate screen or an extension of the screen... Agent:
20120306725 - Apparatus and method for a bioptic real time video system: A method and apparatus of displaying an electronic video image using a head-worn near-to-eye display in a non-immersive fashion, such that the wearer can choose, through simple adjustments of their neck and eye angles, to either look at the displayed video image or their natural environment. The invention also relates... Agent:
20120306726 - 3d image display apparatus: A 3D image display apparatus is provided. The 3D image display apparatus includes a light emission unit including one or more cells, the cells being configured to respectively adjust a direction in which light is emitted, an active prism array on the light emission unit, the active prism array including... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306728 - Display device, driving method of the same, and electronic device: A display device suppresses the influence of variations of a current value supplied to a light emitting element caused by a temperature change. In particular, luminance variations caused by a temperature gradient in a pixel portion due to a heat generated from a source signal line driver circuit are suppressed.... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120306729 - El display panel, power supply line drive apparatus, and electronic device: Disclosed herein is an electroluminescence display panel including: a pixel circuit; a signal line; a scan line; a drive power supply line; a common power supply line; a power supply line drive circuit; a high-potential power supply line; and a low-potential power supply line.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120306727 - Fused polycyclic compound and organic light-emitting device using the compound: Provided are a fused polycyclic compound suitable for use mainly as a component for a blue-light-emitting device, and an organic light-emitting device using the compound. The fused polycyclic compound is represented by the general formulae (1), (2), (8) and (9).... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120306730 - Display substrate and method of manufacturing the same: A display substrate includes a driving element, a switching element, a gate line, a data line, a driving voltage line and an electroluminescent element. The driving element includes a driving control electrode formed from a first conductive layer, and a driving input electrode and a driving output electrode formed from... Agent:
20120306731 - Liquid crystal display device: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device of active matrix type. Each pixel electrode (1) includes either a single regional electrode (2) or two or more regional electrodes (2) which are electrically connected to each other. The or each regional electrode is provided with: a first electrode (cross-shaped electrode) (3)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120306732 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (100) according to the present invention has a plurality of pixels that are arranged in columns and rows to form a matrix pattern and one color display pixel (P) is comprised of four or any other larger even number of pixels. The liquid crystal display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120306733 - Horizontal stripe liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device for improving picture quality includes a common electrode formed on a first substrate, gate lines and data lines formed on a second substrate bonded to the first substrate by a sealing member with liquid crystals disposed therebetween, thin film transistors connected to the gate lines... Agent:
20120306743 - Dynamic theme color palette generation: There is provided a method of changing a theme for a user interface of a computer system comprising receiving an identification of an image with which to define a color palette of a theme for rendering elements of a user interface on a color display of the computer system; analysing... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120306742 - Electronic device, image acquisition equipment and image acquisition control method: Embodiments of the present invention provide an electronic device, image acquisition equipment, and image acquisition control method. The electronic deice includes a main board, and an image acquisition equipment and a processor which are connected with the main board, wherein the image acquisition equipment has a first mode and a.... Agent: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd.
20120306734 - Gesture recognition techniques: In one or more implementations, a static geometry model is generated, from one or more images of a physical environment captured using a camera, using one or more static objects to model corresponding one or more objects in the physical environment. Interaction of a dynamic object with at least one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306737 - Gesture-based prioritization of graphical output on remote displays: The disclosed embodiments provide a system that drives a remote display from an electronic device. The electronic may be a mobile phone, a tablet computer, a personal digital assistant (PDA), and/or a portable media player. During operation, the system uses the electronic device to obtain user input associated with a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120306738 - Image processing apparatus capable of displaying operation item, method of controlling the same, image pickup apparatus, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus which is capable of preventing the display of an operation item, such as an icon, from hindering user's viewing an image which the user desires to view. A distance and position-detecting section and a system controller detect a distance between a screen and an operation element.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120306740 - Information input device using virtual item, control method therefor, and storage medium storing control program therefor: An information input device that enables a user to input information easily by a single hand. The information input device inputs information using a virtual item displayed on a display unit. An image pickup unit shoots an indicator that operates the virtual item continuously to obtain indicator image data. A... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120306739 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus, storage medium having information processing program stored thereon, and content playback control method: An example information processing system includes a stationary display device, and a portable display device on which a predetermined input can be made by a user. A content item is played and displayed on the stationary display device, and while the content item is being played, the playback image of... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306741 - System and method for enhancing locative response abilities of autonomous and semi-autonomous agents: A computer system and method according to the present invention can receive multi-modal inputs such as natural language, gesture, text, sketch and other inputs in order to simplify and improve locative question answering in virtual worlds, among other tasks. The components of an agent as provided in accordance with one... Agent:
20120306736 - System and method to control surveillance cameras via a footprint: A system includes a video sensing device, a computer processor coupled to the video sensing device, and a display unit coupled to the computer processor. The system is configured to display on the display unit a footprint of the video sensing device in an environment, receive input from a user... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120306735 - Three-dimensional foreground selection for vision system: A method for controlling a computer system includes acquiring video of a subject, and obtaining from the video a time-resolved sequence of depth maps. An area targeting motion is selected from each depth map in the sequence. Then, a section of the depth map bounded by the area and lying... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306744 - Electronic device with illuminating touchpad: An electronic device having a touchpad that illuminates.... Agent:
20120306746 - Lens accessory for video game sensor device: A lens accessory for a video game sensor device and a method of adjusting a sensing distance of a video game sensor device. A lens accessory for a video game sensor device includes a first lens configured to cover an infrared light emitter of the video game sensor device, a... Agent: Nyko Technologies, Inc.
20120306745 - Motion pattern classification and gesture recognition: Methods, program products, and systems for gesture classification and recognition are disclosed. In general, in one aspect, a system can determine multiple motion patterns for a same user action (e.g., picking up a mobile device from a table) from empirical training data. The system can collect the training data from... Agent:
20120306747 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for entering alternate characters with a physical keyboard: A device displays a text entry area with an insertion point and detects activation of a first physical key in a physical keyboard. In response to a determination that the activation of the first physical key lasts more than a first predefined time period, the device displays a character selection... Agent:
20120306748 - Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for providing control of a touch-based user interface absent physical touch capabilities: An electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface displays, on the display, a first visual indicator that corresponds to a virtual touch. The device receives a first input from an adaptive input device. In response to receiving the first input from the adaptive input device, the device displays... Agent:
20120306750 - Gesture based computer interface system and method: Gesture generated commands are input into a computer by use of a system including a hand movable input device having a hand-holdable housing for the effecting of a gesture by a user; and sensor apparatus for sensing predetermined motions of the housing with respect to a biaxial system and for... Agent:
20120306749 - Transparent user interface layer: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a transparent layer for a touch-sensitive computing device. According to one embodiment, the computing device includes a touch user interface for displaying a plurality of interactive screens and for receiving input from an operating user. Furthermore, the touch user interface includes a touch interface... Agent:
20120306756 - Capacitive touch keyboard: A capacitive touch keyboard includes an insulating substrate that defines a plurality of press key zones, and a first and a second conductive layers, both disposed on the insulating substrate. Each conductive layer includes a plurality of electrode lines arranged in two different directions. Each electrode line includes a plurality... Agent: Sentelic Corporation
20120306757 - Functional unit with button functions: The invention relates to a method of producing a multifunctional functional unit with a rigid support structure, in which control elements and/or display elements are arranged behind a transparent surface layer which is continuous over substantially the entire functional unit. The method includes punching a positioning hole in a transparent... Agent: Abatek International Ag
20120306751 - Keyboard illumination: Embodiments provide methods, apparatuses, and systems for illuminating a plurality of keys. The keys are illuminated in accordance with pattern. In various embodiments, the illumination of the keys is in response to a display control signal.... Agent:
20120306759 - Method and device for dynamically generating touch keyboard: The disclosure discloses a method for dynamically generating a touch keyboard. The method includes that: a positioning point of a keyboard is dynamically generated according to number and position information of touch points of a finger of a user; an input area of each character of the keyboard is generated... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120306753 - Motion extension over a sensor: A landing surface is in physical communication with a face of an optical sensor. The landing surface extends at least 0.5 millimeters (mm) beyond a side of the optical sensor. A sensor orifice provides optical sensing by the optical sensor through the landing surface.... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.
20120306760 - Multiple predictions in a reduced keyboard disambiguating system: A computer receives user entry of a sequence of keypresses, representing an intended series of letters collectively spelling-out some or all of a desired textual object. Resolution of the intended series of letters and the desired textual object is ambiguous, however, because some or all of the key presses individually... Agent:
20120306758 - System for detecting a user on a sensor-based surface: Systems and methods uniquely identify the user of the keyboard. An example of the present invention includes sensors capable of detecting the interaction of a user caused by their touch, vibration, proximity, and actuation of key switches. Unique characteristics such as typing style, touch signature, tap strength, and others can... Agent: Cleankeys Inc.
20120306754 - Terminal having touch screen and method for displaying key on terminal: A terminal having a touch screen and a method for displaying a key corresponding to an area in which an input event by a user is detected on the terminal are provided. The method includes in a character input mode, determining whether a touch event is detected in a key... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120306755 - Touch keyboard: A touch keyboard includes a touch panel that defines a plurality of touch input zones and that has opposite first and second surfaces, and an input member disposed on the first surface of the touch panel. The input member includes a body and a plurality of resilient key units disposed... Agent: Sentelic Corporation
20120306752 - Touchpad and keyboard: A method and apparatus is provided for switching between a regular keyboard mode and a touchpad mode for a user to input data. The keyboard may comprise a key which has a touch surface and a sensor. The touch surface may be responsive to pressing by an object to select... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120306762 - Electronic device including keypad: According to one aspect, a portable electronic device having a base portion having a keypad, and a sliding portion. The sliding portion is coupled to the base portion and slideable relative thereto between a closed position wherein the keypad is covered by the sliding portion, and an open position wherein... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120306763 - Electronic device system utilizing a character input method: A character input method is implemented in a device with a plurality of keys. If a key is activated by a first operation matching a first input pattern, a first route is selected to traverse a plurality of characters corresponded by the key during presentation of the plurality of characters.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120306761 - Electronic display device: An electronic display device is in communication with a social website in a network communication manner for receiving an image file from the social website. The image file is shown on the electronic display device, and transmitted to a handheld electronic device in a wireless transmission manner. Via an input... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.
20120306774 - Apparatus for controlling a multimedia message in a user equipment of a wireless communication system and method thereof: An apparatus for controlling a multimedia message in a user equipment of a wireless communication system and method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes a touchscreen configured to display at least one first region corresponding to each message exchange unit and a second region for displaying an information of... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120306782 - Apparatus including multiple touch screens and method of changing screens therein: An apparatus and method of changing screens using multiple touch screens. The method includes displaying a first screen in a first touch screen; displaying a second screen in a second touch screen; detecting multiple touches in the first touch screen; detecting continuous movements of the multiple touches from the first... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306775 - Computer-readable storage medium having stored thereon input processing program, input processing apparatus, input processing method, and input processing system: When an input indicating a position on a screen has been provided by a pointing device, coordinate values indicating the position are set as coordinate values of a starting point position. Subsequently, it is determined whether or not a state where the position on the screen is being continuously indicated... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306778 - Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for document manipulation: An electronic device displays at least a portion of an electronic document with a predefined page layout at a first magnification level on a display; detects a first input indicating a first insertion point in the document, where the first insertion point is proximate to a first portion of text... Agent:
20120306779 - Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for document manipulation: An electronic device displays at least a portion of an electronic document with a predefined page layout at a first magnification level on a display; detects a first input indicating a first insertion point in the document, where the first insertion point is proximate to a first portion of text... Agent:
20120306786 - Display apparatus and method: A display apparatus and method capable of displaying main content and auxiliary content on the same screen, switching the contents displayed on the screen with each other, and displaying a plurality of contents as auxiliary contents by expanding an area of the screen that displays auxiliary content.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306764 - Electronic apparatus: Provided is an electronic apparatus for receiving an input in accordance with a pressure load which can reduce the possibility to drop an object being dragged. The electronic apparatus includes a display unit for displaying an object, a touch sensor for detecting a touch to the display unit, a load... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120306788 - Electronic apparatus with touch input system: An electronic apparatus with a touch input system is provided. When a complete touch signal is detected, a sliding angle and a sliding track of the complete touch signal are calculated. A menu operation interface with arc-shaped arrangement is displayed in a touch display screen when the sliding angle of... Agent: Compal Electronics, Inc.
20120306799 - Electronic device: An electronic device, which accepts inputs in a plurality of levels according to pressing loads, after a first-level input is accepted, when a load detecting unit continuously detects a pressing load, which satisfies a first load standard for releasing the acceptance of the first-level input and does not satisfy a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120306793 - Electronic device and method, cell phone, program to achieve preset operation command thereof: A touch-input device and an electronic device and a cell phone are described and include a touch acquisition module with an input area to execute touch acquisition operations. The input area includes a first area and a second area. A pointing object location module is used to determine the start... Agent:
20120306790 - Film type apparatus for providing haptic feedback and touch screen including the same: A film type apparatus for providing haptic feedback and a touch screen including the same are provided. In the film type apparatus, a plurality of unit haptic feedback providing apparatuses are arranged in an array. Each of the unit haptic feedback providing apparatuses includes a lower electrode, a lower charge... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120306777 - Flexible touch screen panel: A flexible touch screen panel is disclosed. The flexible touch screen panel has sensing patterns formed on a thin film substrate as touch sensors, and a phase difference compensation layer formed on the sensing patterns to compensate phase difference generated by characteristics of the thin film substrate, in order to... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
20120306772 - Gestures for selecting text: In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for selecting text using a touchscreen display of a computing device. A computing device identifies physical contact between multiple fingers and the touchscreen display at a starting location, wherein the identifying is... Agent: Google Inc.
20120306800 - Irregular input identification: Techniques for identifying irregular objects in contact with, or in close proximity to, a touch-surface are described. An irregularity measure is determined based on the regions intrinsic characteristics (e.g., energy content) rather than on the shape (or pattern) of the pixels within the region.... Agent:
20120306797 - Liquid-crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (100) includes: a touch panel (101); and a color filter substrate (102) having (i) a first surface which faces the touch panel (101) and (ii) a second surface which is opposite from the first surface and on which at least one black matrix (15) is... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120306794 - Method and apparatus for implementing multiple push buttons in a user input device: Method and apparatus for implementing multiple push buttons in a user device are disclosed. The method includes detecting a location of a user input using one or more touch sensors, detecting a force of the user input using a switch, and generating a signal for representing one of the push... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120306796 - Method and implementation device for inertial movement of window object: Provided are a method and an implementation device for inertial movement of a window object, to realize inertial movement effect of a window object based on linear speed and angular speed. When an input device releases a window object being dragged, the initial linear speed and the initial angular speed... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20120306795 - Method and system for three-dimensional virtual-touch interface: A three-dimensional virtual-touch human-machine interface system (20) and a method (100) of operating the system (20) are presented. The system (20) incorporates a three-dimensional time-of-flight sensor (22), a three-dimensional autostereoscopic display (24), and a computer (26) coupled to the sensor (22) and the display (24). The sensor (22) detects a... Agent: Edge 3 Technologies LLC
20120306767 - Method for editing an electronic image on a touch screen display: A method for editing an electronic image on a touch screen display according to one example embodiment includes detecting a sequence of movement of at least one of a user's fingers on a touch screen display and determining whether the detected sequence of movement matches one of the characters in... Agent:
20120306781 - Mobile device and control method for a mobile device: The present invention relates to a mobile device capable of performing a touch input and a control method thereof. A mobile device according to an embodiment of the present invention may include a display unit configured to display a plurality of objects, a detector configured to detect a pattern surrounding... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120306780 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a sensing unit configured to detect motion, a touchscreen configured to display a plurality of icons and a controller configured to control at least one function corresponding to at least one first motion of a plurality of different... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120306768 - Motion effect reduction for displays and touch input: A movement compensation system is described herein that compensates a user interface and received touch input based on detected external motion affecting a mobile computing device. The system uses the integration of accelerometer data to either offset screen rendering or adjust screen size to improve readability. The system may also... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306770 - Motion-based device operations: Methods, program products, and systems of motion-based device operations are described. A mobile device can coordinate operations of a motion sensor and a proximity sensor. The mobile device can determine a gesture event using the motion sensor. The mobile device can determine a proximity event using the proximity sensor. The... Agent:
20120306769 - Multi-touch text input: This document describes tools associated with symbol entry control functions. In some implementations, the tools identify a first finger that is in tactile contact with a touch screen. The first finger can select a subset of symbols from a plurality of symbols that can be entered via the touch screen.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306798 - Operating device: An operating device having an operating element with haptic feedback. The operating element can be actuated by an operator by means of an input member, the operating device includes two ferromagnetic planar components and a flat coil. The largest surfaces of the ferromagnetic planar components are oriented toward each other... Agent: Contimental Automotive Gmbh
20120306789 - Portable electronic device: An electronic device includes a front panel made of resin. The front panel is disposed on the front side of an organic electroluminescent display panel and functions as the front surface of the electronic device; and an adhesive agent layer formed between the organic electroluminescent display panel and the front... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
20120306783 - Processor interface: An interface is for inputting data into a processor. The interface has a three-dimensionally shaped input surface and comprises an array of sensors responsive to forces applied to the input surface and providing an input to the processor capable of registering the magnitude of the forces applied to the array... Agent: Lambde Limited
20120306773 - Touch control method and electronic apparatus: A touch control method and an electronic apparatus are provided. The touch control method is adapted to the electronic apparatus which has a main screen and a touch screen. The touch screen is divided into a first portion and a second portion. In the touch control method, a touch operation... Agent: Acer Incorporated
20120306785 - Touch input device and electronic device: A touch input device includes a touch pad, two switches, and a supporting member. The supporting member divides the touch pad into a first cantilever part and a second cantilever part. The first cantilever part is capable of moving to activate one of the switches to generate input commands while... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120306771 - Touch panel display with improved pattern visibility: Systems and methods are directed to reducing surface reflections on an electronic display device having a touch-screen panel. A touch-screen panel may contribute to undesirable reflection of external light. For example, a touch-screen panel typically includes conductive electrodes which may significantly reflect ambient light, resulting in decreased visibility of displayed... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120306776 - Touch screen panel: An embodiment is directed to a touch screen panel including first sensing electrodes, second sensing electrodes, and a pad unit to be electrically connected to the first sensing electrodes and the second sensing electrodes, the touch screen panel including first trace lines connecting the first sensing electrodes and the pad... Agent:
20120306792 - Touch screen system: A touch screen system has an electrically non-conductive substrate. At least one electrically conductive pad is disposed upon the substrate, and an electrically non-conductive cover is placed over the pad. The system further includes a controller having a touch switch interface and at least one output, the touch switch interface... Agent:
20120306791 - Transparent adhesive unit and touch screen having the same: A transparent adhesive unit for a touch screen is provided. The transparent adhesive unit includes a transparent film, a noise-blocking layer located on a first surface of the transparent film and formed of a conductive material, a first adhesive layer located on a surface of the noise-blocking layer, and a... Agent: Sehf-korea Co., Ltd
20120306784 - User equipment and method therein for moving an item on an interactive display: Embodiments herein relate to a user equipment for moving an item displayed on an interactive display of the user equipment. The user equipment comprises a housing, an interactive display connected to the housing and configured to display at least one item selectable to a user, a positioning circuit connected to... Agent:
20120306787 - User interface system: A user interface system of one embodiment includes a layer defining a surface; a substrate supporting the layer and at least partially defining a cavity; a displacement coupled to the cavity that expands the cavity, thereby deforming a particular region of the surface; and a touch sensor coupled to the... Agent:
20120306765 - Using pressure differences with a touch-sensitive display screen: Disclosed is a user interface that responds to differences in pressure detected by a touch-sensitive screen. The user selects one type of user-interface action by “lightly” touching the screen and selects another type of action by exerting more pressure. Embodiments can respond to single touches, to gestural touches that extend... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.
20120306766 - Using pressure differences with a touch-sensitive display screen: Disclosed is a user interface that responds to differences in pressure detected by a touch-sensitive screen. The user selects one type of user-interface action by “lightly” touching the screen and selects another type of action by exerting more pressure. Embodiments can respond to single touches, to gestural touches that extend... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.
20120306803 - Apparatus and method for protecting touch panel device from noise interference: A protection circuit for a touch panel device includes a detection block and a protection block. The detection block is arranged for detecting occurrence of noise interference that affects touch event detection of the touch panel device, and asserting a protection signal when occurrence of the noise interference is detected.... Agent:
20120306807 - Biosensor: Disclosed is a biosensor, including: a biochip to which a probe molecule is fixed on a wall thereof and into which a target molecule is injected; and a capacitive touch panel for detecting a reaction of the probe molecule in the biochip and the injected target molecule.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120306801 - Charge pump frequency selection in touch screen sensor interface system: Various embodiments of charge pump circuitry configured to generate output signals having first distortion signals superimposed thereon are disclosed. Demodulator input signals are also disclosed that have second distortion signals superimposed thereon. A synchronization signal is delivered to demodulator circuitry through at least first and second integer divider circuits and... Agent: Avago Technologies EcbuIP(singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20120306802 - Differential capacitance touch sensor: A touch sensor is provided. The touch sensor includes at least two capacitive sensing electrodes, each of the at least two capacitive sensing electrodes having a surface area that is smaller than an area of a touch from a user. The at least two capacitive sensing electrodes each include a... Agent:
20120306814 - Digital capacitive touch panel structure: The present invention discloses a touch panel structure formed by an anti-scratch surface layer and a capacitive sensor layer, and a transparent lamination layer is used for pasting the two into a panel. The capacitive sensor layer includes an X-axis first transparent conductive layer and a Y-axis second transparent conductive... Agent:
20120306809 - Electromagnetic resonance sensing apparatus for a touch screen: An electromagnetic sensing apparatus is provided for a touch screen having a display and a soft key. The electromagnetic sensing apparatus includes a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) including a display area corresponding to the display and a sub-area corresponding to the soft key, a controller including channels, which controls electromagnetic... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306810 - Electromagnetic resonance sensing apparatus using small number of channels: An electromagnetic sensing apparatus built in a touch screen having at least one soft key is provided, in which a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) has at least one sub-area corresponding to the at least one soft key, a controller has at least one input/output channel and controls electromagnetic sensing of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306805 - Hand-worn device with finger activation and control mechanisms: The present invention discloses a sensing device comprising a capacitive sensor for detecting capacitance variation and converting the capacitance variation into a first electrical signal; a piezoelectric sensor for detecting physical shock and converting the physical shock into a second electrical signal; and a display unit; wherein the information displayed... Agent: Idt Technology Limited
20120306808 - Method for detecting touch spot of touch panel: A method for detecting a touch spot of the touch panel includes the following steps. The electrode pairs are scanned along the impedance direction to obtain an electrical signal curve for determining a first coordinate. A number of first driving electrodes and a number of second driving electrodes near the... Agent: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
20120306806 - Method of distinguishing objects on touch panel by referring to induced capacitance signal distributions, and related computer readable medium thereof: A method of distinguishing a plurality of objects on a touch panel includes: scanning the touch panel to obtain a plurality of positions corresponding to the objects on the touch panel and a plurality of induced capacitance signals corresponding to the positions; identifying a plurality of maximum induced capacitance signals... Agent:
20120306813 - System and method for retrieving information from an information carrier by means of a capacitive touch screen: The present invention relates to a method comprising providing one or more information carrier(s) with a dielectric and/or conductive pattern and a detection device having a capacitive touch screen and inducing an interaction between the information carrier and the touch screen, wherein the interaction is based on a difference in... Agent: Printechnologics Gmbh
20120306812 - Top-emitting oled display having transparent touch panel: A top-emitting OLED display having a transparent touch panel includes a substrate, an upper cover plate, an OLED device, a capacitive touch device, and a protective layer. The OLED device is stacked on the substrate, and the capacitive touch device is stacked on upper surface of the upper cover plate.... Agent: Ritdisplay Corporation
20120306804 - Touch device: A touch device including a first touch-sensing unit, a second touch-sensing unit, a touch-sensing strip module, and a control module is disclosed for controlling functions performed by an electronic device. The first and the second touch-sensing unit respectively generate a first and a second touch signal while touched. The touch-sensing... Agent: Silitek Electronic (guangzhou) Co., Ltd.
20120306811 - Touch screen displays: We describe a projected capacitance touch screen sensing system comprising: a plurality of touch sensing circuit modules each configured to interpolate between sensed touching of a plurality of adjacent electrodes simultaneously and to output corresponding interpolated touch sense data at a resolution greater than that of a spacing between said... Agent:
20120306817 - Floating virtual image touch sensing apparatus: A floating virtual image touch sensing apparatus includes at least one optical module generating a floating virtual image, at least one first light source, at least one photosensitive unit, a printing circuit board and a processor; the optical module is coupled to the printing circuit board; the first light source... Agent: Era Optoelectronics Inc.
20120306821 - Force-sensing modules for light sensitive screens: A light sensitive screen includes at least one sensing element each being configured to detect a force applied to a position of the light sensitive screen and generate an electrical signal when a force is detected, and a sensor module configured to receive and process the electrical signal from the... Agent:
20120306822 - Force-sensing modules for light sensitive screens: A light sensitive screen includes at least one sensing element each being configured to detect a force applied to a position of the light sensitive screen and generate an electrical signal when a force is detected, and a sensor module configured to receive and process the electrical signal from the... Agent:
20120306819 - Input function display device: An input function display device includes: a display unit to which a position information pattern representing a coordinate position is given; and a position information reading unit that reads the position information pattern using invisible light, in which the display unit includes an electrophoretic element, a first substrate having a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120306820 - Optical touch device and locating method thereof: In an optical touch device and locating method thereof, light sensor modules are mounted on a panel body. Each light sensor module includes an array of light sensors each assigned with an individual index corresponding to angle information thereof. A look-up table includes the angle information corresponding to the indexes... Agent: Uc-logic Technology Corp.
20120306815 - Optical touchpad for touch and gesture recognition: An optical touchpad including a prism having a four-sided cross section including a light entry interface, a light exit interface, a touch interface and a back interface substantially parallel to and spaced apart from the touch interface. Collimated light enters the prism through the light entry interface, is reflected from... Agent: Omnivision Technologies, Inc.
20120306816 - Simplified optical position sensing assembly: The present invention relates to a simplified optical position sensing assembly, which includes a unitized optical assembly formed as a single component and a unitized optical circuit. The unitized optical assembly is attached or mounted to the unitized optical circuit. The unitized optical assembly may include a body and a... Agent:
20120306818 - Small-sized input device: A small-sized input device is provided which includes: a rectangular frame-shaped optical waveguide having a rectangular hollow input-use interior that is not more than 10 cm in length and not more than 10 cm in width; and a control means provided on the outside of one of the sides of... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20120306823 - Audio sensors: One embodiment may take the form of an audio detection system having a display assembly. The display assembly may include a screen and at least one electromagnetic energy emitter configured to direct energy at an inside surface of the screen. At least one sensor is configured to sense the emitted... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120306824 - Position detecting device, display appratus, and portable apparatus: A position detecting device is disclosed for use with a position indicator. The position detecting device includes a coil substrate, a magnetic path material, and a shield material. A coil for generating an alternating magnetic field for electromagnetic coupling with the position indicator is disposed on the coil substrate. The... Agent: Wacom Co., Ltd.
20120306826 - Data driver for panel display apparatuses: A data driver for display panels includes: multiple driver output terminals coupled to multiple data lines of a display panel; and multiple output circuits that output output signals from the driver output terminals. Each output circuit includes: an output buffer that outputs an output signal; a first resistor having one... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120306827 - Display device: One embodiment of the present invention discloses a display device including a plurality of data lines supplied with potentials via a data driver, a plurality of gate lines supplied with a potential via a gate driver, and a display part which includes a pixel element corresponding to an intersection point... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120306825 - Display driver integrated circuit having zigzag spreading output driving scheme, display device including the same and method of driving the display device: In one embodiment, the method includes storing data corresponding to each of the N data lines in response to a control signal; adjusting output timings of data corresponding to the respective N data lines in a zigzag spreading pattern; and outputting output signals based on the data to the N... Agent:
20120306828 - Driving circuit and operating method thereof: The invention provides a driving circuit applied in a LCD apparatus and operating method thereof. The driving circuit includes at least one first channel, at least one second channel, a timing controller, and a panel driver. The timing controller includes a digital signal switching unit. The digital signal switching unit... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation
20120306829 - Shift register, signal line drive circuit, liquid crystal display device: A shift register includes a plurality of stages of unit circuits each including a flip-flop. Each of the unit circuits generates, by obtaining a sync signal in accordance with an output from the flip-flop, an output signal. The flip-flop includes a first switch and a second switch and a latch... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120306830 - Display device: A display device includes: a plurality of pixels each having a shutter plate formed and an actuator portion, wherein the actuator portion has a beam portion connected to the shutter plate, a drive electrode causing the beam portion to bend to drive the shutter plate, a first supporting portion supporting... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.
20120306831 - Birefringent lenslet camera: Embodiments of a display device with a vision system are disclosed. In one example, a display device comprises a plurality of pixels for displaying light in a first polarization state, a plurality of photodetectors, where each photodetector in the plurality of photodetectors includes a polarization filter configured to transmit light... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306832 - Display system and electrical appliance: A display system in which the luminance of light-emitting elements in a light-emitting device is adjusted based on information on an environment. A sensor obtains information on an environment as an electrical signal. A CPU converts, based on comparison data set in advance, the information signal into a correction signal... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120306833 - Display device and driving method thereof: A method for driving a display panel includes in a first time slot of a polarity inversion period turning on a plurality of first pixels in a first row via a first scan line, and providing a common voltage with a first potential; in a second time slot of the... Agent:
20120306834 - Field effect transistor, display element, image display device, and system: A disclosed field effect transistor includes a gate electrode to which a gate voltage is applied, a source electrode and a drain electrode for acquiring a current in response to the gate voltage, an active layer provided adjacent to the source electrode and the drain electrode, the active layer being... Agent:
20120306835 - Liquid crystal display device, display method, display programme, and computer readable recording medium: The liquid crystal display device (1) includes a liquid crystal panel (69) having, for each of pixels (60), a digital memory element (68) for holding an electric potential according to image data and a liquid crystal cell (64) for displaying an image by receiving the electric potential from the digital... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120306836 - Apparatus, system and method for an electro-luminance display on a garment: Various apparatus, systems and methods for an electro-luminance display on a garment are described. An apparatus comprises an electro-luminance portion being configured to display a graphic image. The electro-luminance portion is further configured to removably join to an outside surface of the garment. A housing is configured to removably join... Agent:
20120306839 - Logic circuit and display device having the same: It is an object to provide a logic circuit which can be operated even when unipolar transistors are used. A logic circuit includes a source follower circuit and a logic circuit an input portion of which is connected to an output portion of the source follower circuit and all transistors... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120306837 - Semiconductor device and display device: In the functional circuit of the semiconductor device and the display device, a power supply wiring and a ground wiring are formed in a comb-like arrangement, and the tips thereof are electrically connected with a first wiring, a second wiring, and a contact between the first wiring and the second... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120306838 - Semiconductor device and electronic apparatus using the same: The transistor suffers the variation caused in threshold voltage or mobility due to gathering of the factors of the variation in gate insulator film resulting from a difference in manufacture process or substrate used and of the variation in channel-region crystal state. The present invention provides an electric circuit having... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120306844 - Display device: A driving circuit of a display device includes first to third output signal lines which are continuously arranged, a first transistor that has a source connected to the second output signal line and a drain connected to a first clock signal line, and a second transistor that provides a non-active... Agent:
20120306841 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: A pixel circuit is disposed in correspondence to an intersection of a scanning line and a data line. The pixel circuit is provided with a wiring for shielding an relay electrode connected to a source of the transistor for controlling a current flowing to a light emitting element from the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120306842 - Latching circuits for mems display devices: The described latching circuits can be formed using transistors of a single conductivity type. The transistors can be n-type transistors or p-type transistors. The latching circuits include at least one pre-charge transistor and at least one output terminal discharge transistor. Timing schemes are also described for operating the latching circuits.... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.
20120306843 - Pixel circuit: A pixel circuit comprises a driving transistor, an electroluminescent unit, a pre-write unit, and a write unit. The electroluminescent unit is controlled by the driving transistor to illuminate in a drive period. The write unit is enabled in a write period recording a data voltage relating to an initial threshold... Agent: Dongguan Masstop Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
20120306840 - Pixel, display device including the pixel, and driving method of the display device: A pixel, a display device including the same, and a driving method thereof. After the anode voltage of an organic light emitting diode (OLED) is discharged and reset, a first voltage corresponding to a data voltage applied to a storage capacitor is transmitted to a compensation capacitor. A voltage corresponding... Agent:
20120306845 - Transmission device, reception device, transmission-reception system, and image display system: Reception devices 201 to 20N are arranged one-dimensionally in this order. The reception device 20n has a data input buffer 21, a first clock input buffer 221, and a first clock output buffer 231. The first clock input buffer 221 buffers a clock input to the first clock terminals P21... Agent: Thine Electronics, Inc.
20120306848 - Digital eyesight measuring apparatus: Disclosed is a digital eyesight device, which comprises an ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) which includes a data storing part which stores a graphic data on an eyesight measurement table, an internal memory part which retrieves a graphic data from the data storing part; an embedded processor which has an... Agent: Dopte Co., Ltd
20120306846 - Media system and a method for displaying information: A system 10 which receives content and which displays and communicates the content to an individual 100 according to certain rules.... Agent:
20120306847 - Online environment mapping: A system and method are disclosed for online mapping of large-scale environments using a hybrid representation of a metric Euclidean environment map and a topological map. The system includes a scene module, a location recognition module, a local adjustment module and a global adjustment module. The scene flow module is... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120306853 - Adding attributes to virtual representations of real-world objects: A method, medium, and virtual object for providing a virtual representation with an attribute are described. The virtual representation is generated based on a digitization of a real-world object. Properties of the virtual representation, such as colors, shape similarities, volume, surface area, and the like are identified and an amount... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306865 - Apparatus and method for 3d image conversion and a storage medium thereof: An apparatus and method for three-dimensional (3D) image conversion and a storage medium thereof. The method implemented by a three-dimensional (3D) image conversion apparatus includes: receiving an input image including a plurality of frames; identifying a first frame selected among the plurality of frames; acquiring first depth information of a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306857 - Computer readable medium storing information processing program of generating a stereoscopic image: One embodiment of a present invention causes a computer to execute controlling a position of an object in the virtual space, determining an area where the object is positioned from among a plurality of areas set in the virtual space, setting a stereoscopic parameter which is used for rendering a... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306864 - Display device, barrier device, and method of manufacturing barrier device: A display device includes a display section displaying an image; and a barrier section including a plurality of liquid crystal barriers, the liquid crystal barriers each being configured to be switched between an open state and a closed state. The barrier section includes a barrier electrode being arranged in a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120306850 - Distributed asynchronous localization and mapping for augmented reality: A system and method for providing an augmented reality environment in which the environmental mapping process is decoupled from the localization processes performed by one or more mobile devices is described. In some embodiments, an augmented reality system includes a mapping system with independent sensing devices for mapping a particular... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306869 - Game device, image display device, stereoscopic image display method and computer-readable non-volatile information recording medium storing program: The present disclosure provides a game device and/or the like that can adequately display a stereoscopic image that is easy to view. An acquirer specifies, for example, the object to collide with first on a line which extends from the current viewpoint in the line-of-sight direction, and acquires the depth... Agent: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
20120306860 - Image generation system, image generation method, and information storage medium: An image generation section of the image generation system generates a stereoscopic image so that an information display object is stereoscopically displayed at a first depth position when a parallax level has been set to a first parallax level, and is stereoscopically displayed at a second depth position when the... Agent: Namco Bandai Games Inc.
20120306862 - Image processing device, method and program: A three-dimensional moving image and an ultrasonic moving image showing a body part making periodic motion are obtained, and, from the moving images, a characteristic part having a shape that changes with the periodic motion is extracted. Phases of the periodic motion captured in the moving images are obtained. For... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120306863 - Image processing device, method and program: A three-dimensional moving image and an ultrasonic moving image showing a body part making periodic motion are obtained, and, from the moving images, a characteristic part having a shape that changes with the periodic motion is extracted. Phases of the periodic motion captured in the moving images are obtained. For... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20120306867 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, computer-readable storage medium, and information processing method: When a data transfer process is started, a state in which a plurality of character objects lift an icon object in a three-dimensional virtual space, and carry the icon object from a start point toward a completion point in the three-dimensional virtual space, according to a degree of progress of... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306861 - Light source device and display: A light source device includes: a light guide plate having a first internal reflection face and a second internal reflection face opposed to each other; a first light source applying first illumination light into the light guide plate through a side face thereof; and a plurality of scattering regions provided,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120306851 - Mesh sequence file format: Technologies are described herein for generating a binary transition file. Multiple animation structures may be generated in the binary transition file. The animation structures may define a sequence of three-dimensional meshes. A header portion may also be generated in the binary transition file. The header portion may define slides that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306871 - Method and apparatus for redrawing widget: A method for redrawing a Widget is provided, which specifically includes: creating a three-dimensional container, and inserting a Widget with plane coordinates and a Z coordinate into the 3D container; informing the three-dimensional container when the Widget is changed; determining, by the three-dimensional container, whether the Z coordinate of the... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120306849 - Method and system for indicating the depth of a 3d cursor in a volume-rendered image: A method and system include displaying a volume-rendered image and displaying a 3D cursor in the volume-rendered image. The method and system include controlling a depth of the 3D cursor with respect to a view plane with a user interface and automatically adjusting a color of the 3D cursor based... Agent: General Electric Company
20120306873 - Monitoring user attention in a computer-simulated environment: Provided are methods, data processing systems and computer program product for monitoring user activity and monitoring the effectiveness of objects within a virtual environment such as an immersive, computer-simulated 3D environment. An embodiment of the invention monitors the attention given to a virtual object by one or more avatars, by... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120306858 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display and method of driving the display are disclosed. The display is driven with an ith frame and an (i+1)th frame, wherein the (i+1)th frame has a shorter duration than the ith frame. The driving signals for the display are adjusted so that the apparent brightness... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
20120306852 - Producing three-dimensional graphics: A system includes a computing device for producing a representation of a graphical element on a two dimensional set of image points. A metric value is calculated for each image point in the two dimensional set of image points. The computer device is configured to assign a visual property to... Agent: Monotype Imaging Inc.
20120306856 - Recording medium storing display control program for controlling display capable of providing stereoscopic display, display system, display control method, and display: An exemplary embodiment provides a program for controlling a display capable of providing stereoscopic display. The program includes image output instructions for outputting an image for left eye and an image for right eye to the display, parallax calculation instructions for calculating parallax produced when an object is displayed on... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306872 - Stereoscopic display device and stereoscopic display method: A stereoscopic display device for displaying left-eye and right-eye images in alternation on a display to show the images as a stereoscopic image. The stereoscopic display device includes: an average picture-signal level calculation section configured to calculate an average picture-signal levels of the left-eye images and the right-eye images, respectively;... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120306868 - Storage medium having stored therein an image generation program, image generation method, image generation apparatus and image generation system: When a game process is performed by an exemplary game apparatus having an LCD for displaying a stereoscopically visible image, angular velocities of rotations about axes of the game apparatus are detected by using an angular velocity sensor provided in the game apparatus. A stereoscopic effect of a stereoscopically displayed... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306855 - Storage medium having stored therein display control program, display control apparatus, display control method, and display control system: A computer of an example display control apparatus configured to perform a stereoscopic display and a planar-view display on a display unit, the computer being caused to function as: stereoscopic display control means; display switching means; and planar visible object display control means. The stereoscopic display control means performs a... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306854 - Storage medium, image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing system: An example of a game apparatus as an image processing apparatus includes a CPU, and the CPU controls a movement, etc. of a player object according to an instruction from a player. In a case that the player object exists within an area in which an enemy object is made... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306859 - Terminal for supporting multi-display mode and driving method thereof: A terminal for supporting multi-display modes and a driving method thereof are provided. The method for driving a terminal, having first and second emitters for supporting multi-display modes, includes confirming a preset value of currently set multi-display modes, controlling emissions of the first and second emitters according to the preset... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120306870 - Three dimensional coordinate location device, method for same, and program: There is provided a 3-dimensional coordinate specifying device which can accurately specify a set or sets of optional coordinates in a 3-dimensional space by a simple manipulation. The 3-dimensional coordinate specifying device includes a standard plane setting section 22 for setting an optional standard flat plane 31 in a 3-dimensional... Agent:
20120306874 - Method and system for single view image 3 d face synthesis: A method and system for of single view image 3D face synthesis. The method comprises the steps of a) extracting feature points from the single view image; b) transforming the feature points into 3D space; c) calculating radial basis function (RBF) parameters in 3D space based on the transformed feature... Agent: Agency For Science, Technology And Research
20120306875 - Method for encoding normals of a 3d mesh model, method for decoding normals of a 3d mesh model, encoder and decoder: A method for encoding vertex orientations, also known as normal components, of a 3D mesh model comprises a first clustering of the normal components, determining for each of the first clusters a sphere sector to which most of its elements belong, mapping normal components to a predefined sector, re-clustering the... Agent:
20120306876 - Generating computer models of 3d objects: Generating computer models of 3D objects is described. In one example, depth images of an object captured by a substantially static depth camera are used to generate the model, which is stored in a memory device in a three-dimensional volume. Portions of the depth image determined to relate to the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306878 - Modeling and rendering of heterogeneous translucent materals using the diffusion equation: An exemplary method includes providing image data for an illuminated physical sample of a heterogeneous translucent material, determining one or more material properties of the material based in part on a diffusion equation where one of the material properties is a diffusion coefficient for diffusion of radiation in the material... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306877 - Run-time optimized shader program: Systems, methods, and computer readable media for generating optimized shader programs (e.g., vertex and fragment) at run-time are described. In general, techniques are disclosed for determining when an executing graphics program (a “client”) issues a command that, to be carried out, would require a significant change in the currently executing... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120306879 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An apparatus includes a display control unit configured to control a display unit to display content including a plurality of images and an adjustment bar having a slider that controls a current image of the content displayed on the display unit. The slider is moved by a first operation and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120306881 - Chemical liquid injector: An injection apparatus includes an injector head (110) and a console (150) having a touch screen display, performing following procedures: (a) displaying icons of a plurality of imaging-regions on the display; (b) when one icon of imaging-region is selected, reading an injection time associated with the imaging-region; (c) determining an... Agent: Nemoto Kyorindo Co., Ltd.
20120306882 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a control section which performs control of presenting, in association with each other, actual energy consumption representing an amount of energy consumed by a device in a case where a user performs any one of user actions, the user actions each being... Agent:
20120306883 - Liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry device and analysis method using liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry device: The present invention provides a liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry device which enables similarity between an authentic sample and a sample to be compared to be easily recognized on mass spectrum data obtained from each of the authentic sample and the sample to be compared, and also enables each analysis result to... Agent: Hitachi High-technologies Corporation
20120306880 - Presentation of dependencies in gantt charts: Various arrangements for adjusting display of a dependency on a Gantt chart are presented. A first indication may be received that indicates an end-user is permitted to control display of the dependency. The Gantt chart may be displayed with the dependency. A second indication may be received that indicates to... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120306885 - Ranking nodes in a graph: Techniques for ranking nodes in a graph are provided. The techniques include computing resultant path strength between each pair of nodes in a polynomial time, determining a first node based on resultant path strength such that total path strength to the first node is a maximum value, iteratively determining a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120306884 - System and method for prediction and detection of circulatory shock: Systems and methods for prediction and detection of circulatory shock using estimates or measurements of arterial blood pressure, heart rate, stroke volume, cardiac output, total peripheral resistance, cardiac ejection fraction, cardiac contractility and ventricular end-diastolic volume are provided. These estimates and measurements are used to determine a type of circulatory... Agent:
20120306886 - Continuous rf signal visualization with high resolution: A method and apparatus for continuous RF signal visualization with high resolution acquires RF signal data within a specified frequency bandwidth seamlessly to produce digitized time domain data. The digitized time domain data is processed in both the frequency and time domains to form high resolution spectral and time traces... Agent: Tektronix, Inc
20120306888 - Graphical display with integrated recent period zoom and historical period context data: A system and method are provided for displaying a data series. In one embodiment, a graphical interface is provided including at least one axis that is divided into a plurality of axis regions. Preferably, each axis region uses a different linear scale, and the plurality of axis regions forms a... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20120306887 - Multiple element selections in gantt charts: Various arrangements for manipulating multiple elements of a Gantt chart are presented. The Gantt chart may be generated comprising a plurality of elements distributed across a plurality of groups. A selection of a subset of elements from the plurality of elements may be received, wherein the subset of elements of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120306890 - Device and method for dynamically rendering an animation: An electronic device includes a display, one or more processors, and memory storing programs for execution by the one or more processors. The programs include one or more applications and an application service module. The application service module includes instructions for, in response to receiving a triggering event from a... Agent:
20120306891 - Device and method for dynamically rendering an animation: A device includes one or more processors, and memory storing programs. The programs include a respective application and an application service module. The application service module includes instructions for, in response to a triggering event from the respective application, initializing an animation object with one or more respective initialization values... Agent:
20120306889 - Method and apparatus for object-based transition effects for a user interface: A method and apparatus can provide object-based transition effects for a user interface. The method can include displaying at least one first element corresponding to a first activity on a screen of a user device. The method can include receiving a baton transition request and generating first activity baton information.... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.
20120306892 - Mobile ball target screen and trajectory computing system: A mobile target screen is described for ball game practicing and simulation. Tow force sensors are mounted at each of the four corners of the frame which holds a target screen. Measurements form the force sensors are used to compute and display a representation of ball speed, the location of... Agent:
20120306896 - Display device of a motor vehicle: A display device of a motor vehicle, on which a map corresponding to a current vehicle position can be displayed in a display mode under the control of a navigation device, wherein a racetrack on which the motor vehicle is operated can be displayed on the display device in a... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
20120306894 - Displaying listings based on listing activity: Systems and methods for enabling a display of listings based on listing activity are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, activity information of a listing displayed among multiple listings is accessed. Whether the activity information of the listing conforms to one or more criteria is determined. A priority of the listing... Agent: Ebay Inc.
20120306895 - Home wiring test systems and method: A system for testing a conductor of a structure can include a test device connected to the conductor. The test device is configured to test an electrical characteristic of the conductor and to produce a test result based at least in part on the electrical characteristic. A service provider network... Agent: Tollgrade Communications, Inc.
20120306893 - Pre-emphasis control circuit: A pre-emphasis circuit is disclosed. In one embodiment, a pre-emphasis circuit includes a first signal path configured to receive a first signal and a second signal path configured to receive the first signal. The second signal path includes a re-timing circuit configured to delay the first signal by a pre-determined... Agent:
20120306897 - Control circuit for interlane skew: A system for controlling signal skew between adjacent transmission lines is disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes a plurality of transmission lines, each of which is physically adjacent to at least one other one of the plurality of transmission lines. The system further includes a plurality of transmission units,... Agent:
20120306900 - Hardware accelerated caret rendering: Techniques for hardware accelerated caret rendering are described in which a system based caret is emulated using hardware acceleration technology. The hardware accelerated caret can be rendered using dedicated graphics processing hardware to look and feel like a system caret. This can involve using pixel shaders to produce the hardware... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306899 - Serialization of asynchronous command streams: A plurality of asynchronous command streams are established. A first command stream shares a common resource with a second command stream. A synchronization object is incorporated into the first command stream. A central server arbitrates serialization of the first and second command streams using the synchronization object. The central server... Agent:
20120306898 - Systems and/or methods for efficient rendering of business model related vector graphics: Certain example embodiments described herein relate to systems and/or methods for efficient rendering of vector graphics corresponding to business models generated by a business process management (BPM) package. Such graphics may be provided in an Abstract Vector Graphic (AVG) format. In certain example embodiments, graphic images are provided to an... Agent: Software Ag
20120306901 - Rotated rendering and locking support for tablet computers and portrait displays: Apparatus, systems and methods for handling portrait mode oriented display surfaces without requiring expensive hardware in the display sub-system are disclosed. For example, an apparatus is disclosed such that the rendering of graphics data to the portrait mode display surfaces is redirected at rendering time such that there is no... Agent:
20120306902 - Memory controller interface for micro-tiled memory access: In one embodiment of the invention, a memory integrated circuit is provided including an address decoder to selectively access memory cells within a memory array; a mode register with bit storage circuits to store an enable bit and at least one sub-channel select bit; and control logic. The control logic... Agent:
20120306904 - Image processing: Systems, apparatuses, methods, and computer program products perform image processing in an environment in which depth information and color data of a scene including a player and a background are received from a capture device, and in which an image of the player combined with video data is output.... Agent: Yoostar Entertainment Group, Inc.
20120306905 - Method of processing image signal and display apparatus for performing the same: A method of processing an image signal includes: converting a source image signal into an image signal corresponding to a color space for a color gamut mapping; reducing a color gamut of the image signal; and mapping the image signal corresponding to colors within the reduced color gamut into an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306903 - Portable electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device includes displaying a portion of information on a touch-sensitive display; detecting a touch on the touch-sensitive display at a touch location associated with the information; detecting a tilt of the portable electronic device; and in response to detecting the tilt, scrolling the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120306906 - Color-space selective darkness and lightness adjustment: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for color-space selective darkness and lightness improvements. In one aspect, a method accessing multiple pixels that represent a digital image in an RGB color space. The accessed pixels are processed based on a darkness of the digital... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120306909 - Information processor, information processing method and program: Provided is an information processor, including a display format selection control section that selects, in accordance with a display screen, a display format for displaying at least a part of a feature space prescribed based on a predetermined feature quantity and a set of content data associated with positional information... Agent:
20120306910 - Mobile terminal and 3d image display method thereof: A mobile terminal for performing privacy protection and sharing with respect to a 3D image displayed on a flexible display, and a method for displaying a 3D image thereof. In a privacy mode, the flexible display is folded or rolled to control displaying of a display area of a 3D... Agent:
20120306907 - System and method for inserting and enhancing messages displayed to a user when viewing a venue: A system and method for viewing artificial reality messages, such as at an event at a venue, where the messages are geo-referenced, artificial reality words or symbols and enhanced for greater comprehension or relevancy to the user. Typically, the messages are geo-referenced to a moving participant or to a fixed... Agent:
20120306908 - Unified account list: A first status indicator indicating an aggregate status of a plurality of instant messaging accounts is displayed. A second status indicator adjacent to the first status indicator is displayed. The second status indicator indicates an alert status of one of the plurality of instant messaging accounts. The second status indicator... Agent:
20120306911 - Display control apparatus, display control method, and program: According to an illustrative embodiment, a display control method is provided. The method includes defining at least one clipping region, within an image to be displayed, according to detected object information, and defining clipping region content for displaying in the clipping region.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120306915 - Display device, method of controlling display device, and recording medium: A display device adapted to display an input image includes a display section adapted to display the input image, a designation section adapted to designate a holding area in a first input image displayed by the display section, an image storage section adapted to store a whole of the first... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120306912 - Global composition system: A global composition system is described. In one or more implementations, the global composition system may be configured to perform rendering for a plurality of applications. For example, the global composition system may be configured to expose one or more application programming interfaces (APIs) that are accessible to the applications.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306913 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for visualizing whole streets based on imagery generated from panoramic street views: A method is provided for visualizing both sides of a street based on imagery generated from panoramic street views. In particular, example methods may include directing presentation of a first panoramic view representing a first side of a street, and directing presentation of a second panoramic view representing a second... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120306914 - Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for manipulating and mapping tiles of graphical object data: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for manipulating and/or mapping tiles of graphical object data are provided. For example, a method for manipulating an original tile of graphical data may include generating a mirrored copy of the original tile by mirroring the original tile with respect to a first side of... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120306916 - Wear amount measuring device, wear amount measuring method, wear amount measuring program and storage medium: A wear amount measuring device includes an image display unit, an image processing unit, and a wear amount computing unit. The image display unit displays a real object image based on real object image data containing a wear amount measurement target and a reference part, and displays a plan image... Agent: Komatsu Ltd.
20120306920 - Augmented reality and filtering: A system (and corresponding method) that can enhance a user experience by augmenting real-world experiences with virtual world data to is provided. The augmented reality system discloses various techniques to personalize real-world experiences by overlaying or interspersing virtual capabilities (and data) with real world situations. The innovation can also filter,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306917 - Computer-readable storage medium having stored therein image display program, image display apparatus, image display method, image display system, and marker: A content of an image corresponding to a recognition object in a captured image is identified, and first identification information and second identification information are acquired. Based on the first identification information and second identification information, one display object is determined from a plurality of virtual objects stored in advance... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306918 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus including a display control part configured to display a human-figure virtual object image in a pose from which to extract information necessary for motion capture, the human-figure virtual object image being the object to be handled corresponding to a person targeted to be... Agent:
20120306919 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus including: an image processing part configured such that if an image taken of a user includes an image of the clothes worn by the user and making up a clothes region, if the image of the clothes is to be replaced with an... Agent:
20120306921 - Adaptive use of wireless display: A graphic display module operating on a first device prepares graphic data to be displayed on a wirelessly connected display adapter that includes graphics processing capability. The display adapter transmits metadata to the graphic display module that includes the graphic processing capabilities of the display adapter. The graphic display module... Agent: Apple Inc
20120306923 - Map rendering for navigation systems: When map data is to be processed for display in a mapping or navigation apparatus, the application processor (705) of the apparatus first checks to see whether any existing data in a local cache memory (706) represents a similar map part to the new data that is to be processed.... Agent: Tomtom International B.v.
20120306922 - Systems and methods for collecting and providing map images: Aspects of the present disclosure relate to collecting images of maps at plurality of client devices, orienting the images with respect to the Earth, and providing the oriented maps to users. The map images may be collected by users who orient the maps by arranging the position of the image... Agent: Google Inc.
20120306924 - Controlling objects in a virtual environment: Methods, systems, and computer-storage media having computer-usable instructions embodied thereon, for controlling objects in a virtual environment are provided. Real-world objects may be received into a virtual environment. The real-world objects may be any non-human object. An object skeleton may be identified and mapped to the object. A user skeleton... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120306925 - Timeline-based content control method and apparatus using dynamic distortion of timeline bar, and method and apparatus for controlling video and audio clips using the same: A method and apparatus for controlling content based on a timeline in a timeline-based content control apparatus with a touch screen. The method includes generating and displaying a linear timeline bar on the touch screen regardless of the size of content; detecting contact on the timeline bar; nonlinearly distorting a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306928 - Display control device, display control method, and program: There is provided a display control device including an operation detection unit configured to detect an enlargement operation on any image displayed within a display screen among a plurality of images having a predetermined relation, and a display control Unit configured to determine a display area of the image based... Agent:
20120306926 - Inline scaling unit for mirror mode: A scaling unit is disclosed that is within a computing device having an internal display and an external interface. The scaling unit facilitates the concurrent presentation of images on the internal display and an external display connected to the external interface. In configurations in which the external interface does not... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120306927 - Mobile terminal and display controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and display controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a different function may be executed in accordance with whether a means for touching a touchscreen is a user finger or a touch pen.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120306929 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: A mobile terminal providing touch input and a control method thereof are provided. The mobile terminal includes: a controller executing a screen editing mode in response to an object generation command, and generating screen position information corresponding to a touched point on a screen when a touch input is detected... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120306930 - Techniques for zooming in and out with dynamic content: Methods and apparatuses for providing a zoom experience. A snapshot of content is generated in response to detection of initiation of a zoom control input. A zoom operation is performed based on the zoom control input on the snapshot to provide a post-zoom snapshot. The snapshot is displayed while performing... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120306932 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: According to an illustrative embodiment, an image display method is provided. The method includes detecting a position of a user, detecting a position of a physical object, and defining a non-display area of a display based on the position of the user and the position of the physical object.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120306931 - Server device, client device, and image transfer system: According to one embodiment, a server device that performs communication with a client device includes an obtaining unit, a storing unit, a comparing unit, and a sending unit. The obtaining unit is configured to obtain, from each of a plurality of pieces of image data generated in a sequential manner,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120306933 - Storage medium storing information processing program, information processing device, information processing system, and information processing method: From a stored panorama moving image, panorama images are read and sequentially acquired every predetermined time for reproduction on a display device, each of the panorama images being a frame of the panorama moving image. A range to be displayed in a first display area is set in each of... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
20120306934 - Image processing device, image processing method, recording medium, and program: There is provided an image processing device including a movement section which scrolls a medical image on a screen, and a display control section which, in a case where the medical image is scrolled on the screen, controls a display section to display the medical image in a manner that... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120306939 - Array test device and array test method for organic light emitting display device and method for manufacturing the organic light emitting display device: An array test method of an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display substrate is provided. The OLED display substrate includes a plurality of pixel circuits. Each pixel circuit includes an anode, a first transistor for transmitting a data signal that controls an amount of light emission of an OLED according... Agent:
20120306937 - Backlight module, display system, and driving method of backlight module: A backlight module adapted to a display device for displaying multiple image frames to form an image. Herein the backlight module includes multiple light-emitting units and a driving circuit. The light-emitting units are arranged along a first direction. The driving circuit is electrically coupled to the light-emitting units to thereby... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.
20120306940 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: (i) a glasses-type frame that is mounted on the head of an observer; and (ii) an image display device that is attached to the frame, wherein the image display device includes (A) an image forming device, and (B) an optical device on which light emitted from... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120306942 - Illumination device, display device, data generation method, data generation program and recording medium: A micon unit (11) performs, along at least one direction within the plane of planar light, brightness correction processing for adjusting brightness distribution of the planar light on light source color video signals (RSd, Gsd and BSd) so as to change them into light source color video signals (RSd′, GSd′... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20120306938 - Lcd device and driving method thereof: Disclosed are a LCD device and a driving method thereof. A counting control unit is used for outputting control signals periodically. A determining unit receives the video signal and the control signal and determines if it is necessary to determine the video signal of a current frame is identical with... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
20120306941 - Method and device for controlling signal-processing of the backlight module of the display device: A power-saving technology of a display device is provided, in which a device and a method are proposed to control the signal processing of the backlight module such that it is synchronized with the backlight and a frame output signal. The device comprises a signal generation module for generating a... Agent: Compal Electronics, Inc.
20120306943 - Methods and systems for reducing power consumption in dual modulation displays: A control system for a dual modulation display comprises an input configured to receive image data specifying a desired image at an initial resolution, a downsampler configured to downsample the image data into a plurality of downsample blocks and obtain one or more image values for each downsample block, a... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20120306936 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display and a method of driving the display are disclosed. The organic light emitting display limits the rate of brightness change so as to reduce undesired visual artifacts.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.
20120306935 - Stereoscopic image display panel and stereoscopic image display device including the same: Disclosed is a stereoscopic image display panel and a stereoscopic image display device including the same, which minimize the degradation of image quality due to crosstalk between left and right images discerned by a viewer, and have enhanced brightness and aperture ratio, wherein the stereoscopic image display panel comprises a... Agent:
20120306944 - Control of light-emitting-diode backlight illumination through frame insertion: System(s) and methode s) are provided to regulate backlighting in a light emitting diode (LED)-based display through a sequence of alternate pulse-width-modulation (PWM) frame or sub-frame insertions. Alternate PWM frames or sub-frames can be black or non-black. A plurality of pixels in the display is partitioned into at least one... Agent: Atmel Coporation
20120306946 - Device for controlling light-emitting diodes with very high luminance range for viewing screen: The general field of the invention is that of devices for controlling luminance of lighting devices comprising light-emitting diodes. The control device is driven by a cyclic input signal of determined period, each period comprising an activation time representative of a determined luminance level. The control device comprises analogue electronic... Agent:
20120306945 - Image signal processing device for sequentially driving a plurality of light sources, display apparatus using the image signal processing device, and display method thereof: An image signal processing device, a display apparatus, and a display method are provided. The image signal processing device includes: a light source driver which turns on a plurality of light sources providing different colors, in a given order; a sub-frame calculator which divides a frame of an input image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120306947 - Organic light emitting diode display device and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display device includes: a display panel including red, green, blue, and white (RGBW) subpixels; a first data conversion unit configured to convert red, green, and blue (RGB) data signals into RGBW data signals; an average picture level calculation unit configured to calculate an average picture level... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.Previous industry: Communications: radio wave antennas
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