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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems

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11/13/2014 > 182 patent applications in 63 patent subcategories.

20140333507 - Modular multi-panel digital display system: A coiled coil geometry of modular concave LED/OLED panels or “tiles” can effectively display a simulated barreling wave. The structure of the coiled coil LED/OLED modules allows one or more users/participants to stand on and/or sit in a motion or non-motion seating platform to observe the simulation.... Agent:

20140333508 - System and method for communicating and interacting with a display screen using a remote device: An interactive system involving network-connected display devices and remote devices. Content is transferred to a display device and controlled by one or more remote devices linked to the display device through a network. Communication between the display device and the one or more remote devices is established through a communication... Agent: Game Concourse Inc.

20140333509 - System and method for communicating and interacting with a display screen using a remote device: An interactive system involving network-connected display devices and remote devices. Content is transferred to a display device and controlled by one or more remote devices linked to the display device through a network. Communication between the display device and the one or more remote devices is established through a communication... Agent: Game Concourse Inc.

20140333510 - Omnidirectional hud: Systems and aircraft are provided. The systems and aircraft include a controller, a projection surface, and at least one pair of active shutter 3-D glasses. The 3-D projector is configured to project a first 3-D HUD layout onto a projection surface. The projection surface is configured for displaying the 3-D... Agent: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

20140333511 - Moving image display apparatus: A moving image display apparatus includes a display unit which sequentially displays an image pattern in the form of a moving image on a display screen, a storage unit which stores area sectional information and display format information, the area sectional information defines predetermined divided areas corresponding to the image... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20140333513 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: A display unit includes data lines, first scan lines, second scan lines, light emission control lines and pixels, where each pixel is connected to a corresponding data line of the data lines, a corresponding first scan line of the first scan lines, a corresponding second scan line of the second... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333512 - Pixel and organic light emitting diode display device using the same: A pixel circuit for an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. One inventive aspect includes an organic light emitting diode, a first transistor, a storage unit, a second transistor and a third transistor. The first transistor controls the amount of current flowing from a first power source coupled... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333514 - Light system for building structures: There is provided embedded light guiding parts that allow for light, signals or live images to appear on its surface. Specifically there is provided a light system having an array of rods made in a hard transparent or translucent polymer material embedded in a building material. The tapered rods are... Agent: Dupont Lightstone

20140333515 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel for an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. One inventive aspect includes an organic light emitting diode, a first transistor, a first capacitor, a second transistor and a second capacitor. The first transistor is configured to control an amount of current flowing from a first power... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333516 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device and a driving method thereof are disclosed. In one aspect, the display device includes: a memory which receives an input image data at a first frame frequency and a frame rate controlling unit which converts the input image data to an output image data output at a... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333520 - Led backlight driving circuit, backlight unit, and lcd device: A light emitting diode (LED) backlight driving circuit includes a power supply, an LED light bar coupled to the power supply, a constant current driving chip that drives the LED light bar to light, and a comparing unit. The constant current driving chip includes an under-voltage protection pin that receives... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd

20140333518 - Led backlight driving circuit, lcd device, and method for driving the led backlight driving circuit: A light emitting diode (LED) backlight driving circuit includes a power module, a constant current driving module, and an LED light bar coupled to the power module. The power module is coupled to a power-voltage collecting module outputting a second comparison voltage, and the LED light bar is coupled to... Agent:

20140333519 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight assembly, and a digitizer module. The liquid crystal panel is configured to display an image. The backlight assembly includes: a light emitting diode configured to provide light to the liquid crystal panel; and a light guide configured to guide... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333517 - Phase control backlight: This document describes techniques and apparatuses for implementing a phase control backlight. A phase control backlight is configured to concentrate light to each pupil of a viewer of a display to cause images to be displayed to each pupil of the viewer. The phase control backlight can include an illuminator... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140333529 - Apparatus and method of controlling display apparatus: Provided are an apparatus and a method of controlling a display apparatus. The method includes presenting a stimulus to a user by using information regarding a user environment, obtaining, from the user, an electroencephalogram (EEG) signal in response to the stimulus, and controlling the display apparatus based on the EEG... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333522 - Control of a control parameter by gesture recognition: A method for controlling at least one control parameter of a control element comprises determining first information indicating a distance between a part of a human body and a reference. Based on the first information, determining second information indicating a transformation relation between a gesture movement of the part of... Agent:

20140333531 - Display apparatus with a plurality of screens and method of controlling the same: A display apparatus and a control method thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes a display configured to display a plurality of images received from a plurality of sources on each of a first screen, a second screen, and a third screen of a display screen, a user interface configured... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333521 - Display property determination: A display apparatus may include an optical element having thereon an information area; an eye tracker configured to detect an activity of at least one pupil within eyes; a processor configured to change a display property of the information area based at least in part on the activity of the... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

20140333523 - Gesture judgment method used in an electronic device: A gesture judgment method used in an electronic device having frame capturing function is provided. A plurality of MHI (motion history image) angles/directions are obtained from a plurality of corresponding MHIs. Whether a current gesture control is valid is judged according to the MHI angles/directions. If the current gesture control... Agent: Lite-on It Corporation

20140333528 - Information processing device and display control method: An information processing device includes: an operation unit to receive a user's operation; a first communication unit to perform communication with an external device; a first content acquisition unit to acquire first content generated in response to the user's operation; a second content acquisition unit to acquire second content received... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20140333527 - Method and apparatus for displaying input interface in user device: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for displaying an input interface of a user device. The method of displaying the input interface includes: receiving an input interface display request; determining whether a preferred input mode according to a user's use record for an application exists; and when existing, displaying an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333525 - Method and apparatus for using an application to control operation with a deadman switch: The present invention provides a system and method for wirelessly controlling an operating device by way of a wireless connection between the operating device and a computing device. The computing device provides an interface via an application for controlling the operating device. The interface includes a deadman switch which halts... Agent: Terydon, Inc.

20140333526 - Method for stabilization and a system thereto: A method for stabilization for use in a display system is provided. The method is performed in a first electronic device comprising a first display and a gaze tracking unit configured to track a gaze of a user of the first device. The first device is arranged to send an... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140333530 - Mobile device gestures: Electronic devices, interfaces for electronic devices, and techniques for interacting with such interfaces and electronic devices are described. For instance, this disclosure describes an example electronic device that includes sensors, such as multiple front-facing cameras to detect orientation and/or location of the electronic device relative to an object and one... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20140333524 - Motion-based identity authentication of an individual with a communications device: Systems, methods and computer storage mediums securely authenticate an identity of an individual based on a pattern that is traced by the individual. Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to prompting an individual with a pattern to trace when attempting to authenticate the identity of the individual during an identity... Agent: Ohio University

20140333532 - Stereoscopic image display apparatus and computer-readable recording medium storing program thereon: A stereoscopic image display apparatus includes: a distance measuring unit that measures a distance to a viewer; a selecting unit that selects parallax images having a binocular parallax amount corresponding to the measured distance to the viewer from parallax images of a display object based on the measured distance to... Agent:

20140333533 - Information processing apparatus, method and program: An information processing apparatus includes an imaging unit, an icon display control unit causing a display to display an operation icon, a pickup image display processing unit causing the display to sequentially display an input operation region image constituted by, among pixel regions constituting an image picked up by the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140333534 - Input apparatus, pointing apparatus, method for displaying pointer, and recordable medium: An input apparatus is provided. The input apparatus includes a communicator configured to receive a signal from a pointing apparatus, and a controller configured to control to display the pointer on a first position of the display when a start signal is received from the pointing apparatus, and when sensed... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333535 - Gaze-assisted computer interface: Methods, systems, and computer programs for interfacing a user with a Graphical User Interface (GUI) are provided. One method includes operations for identifying a point of gaze (POG) of a user, and for detecting initiation of an action by the user to move a position of a selector for selecting... Agent:

20140333538 - Input device and configuration setting system thereof: A configuration setting system of an input device comprises an input device and a mobile device. The input device comprises a first wireless transceiver unit, a first control unit and at least a first operating unit. The first wireless transceiver unit receives a setting signal from mobile device. The first... Agent: Dexin Corporation

20140333539 - Object navigating apparatus and object navigating method: An object navigating apparatus, which comprises: a sensing apparatus, for sensing an object; and a control unit, for computing at least one displacement that the object is relative to the sensing apparatus. The control unit increases the sensing resolution if the control unit detects the displacement is larger than a... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20140333537 - Pointing device with integrated keyboard: A pointing device/mouse having a keypad integrated thereon. Other embodiments relate to a pointing device/mouse having a virtual keypad activation mechanism, which, when activated, causes a virtual keyboard to appear on a computer screen of a tablet or similar device.... Agent:

20140333536 - Scroll wheel with detent: An input device for use with a computing device includes a ball, a spring configured to encircle at least a portion of the ball, and a scroll wheel having an outer circumferential surface configured to be contacted by a digit of a user and having an inner circumferential surface having... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140333540 - Optical navigation device with different optical mechanisms and associated method thereof: An optical navigation device includes a first optical mechanism, a second optical mechanism, an image sensor, and a controller. The first optical mechanism is arranged for projecting light on a surface to generate a first projection result while the second optical mechanism is arranged for projecting light on the surface... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20140333541 - Showcase system having transparent display panel and operating method thereof: To achieve the objective of the present invention, a method for operating a showcase system having a transparent display panel according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: receiving a touch input for a predetermined area of a transparent display panel; displaying an image keyboard; receiving... Agent:

20140333542 - Carrying case used with a portable electronic device: The present disclosure is generally directed to a carrying case device or apparatus and methods by which a user of a portable electronic device—such as tablet computer, smart phone, game display or navigation device—can use the portable electronic device with the carrying case. The carrying case includes a holder that... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20140333562 - Apparatus for remotely controlling another apparatus and having self-orientating capability: An apparatus for communicating with a target device includes: a sensing portion for sensing points of user contact with the apparatus and user gestures; a transmitting device for sending signals representative of user commands to the target device; a controller; and a memory including instructions for configuring the controller to... Agent:

20140333563 - Display device and display system: A display device (110) is provided with a detection controller (122) that controls a detection device (130) such that detection is carried out within a horizontal blanking period for a display panel (112). An oxide semiconductor is used in the semiconductor layer for a TFT for each of the plurality... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140333554 - Electronic device having touch sensor: An electronic device with a touch sensor includes a body mounted with an electronic element, and a cover detachably coupled to the body. The body includes a signal generating circuitry that generates an electric signal, a first antenna that transmits the electric signal, and a touch processing circuitry that processes... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333557 - Electronic device, processing module, and method for detecting touch trace starting beyond touch area: The present invention provides a method for detecting a touch trace starting beyond a touch area. The method comprises the following steps: receiving touch events happened in the touch area detected by a touch module; plotting a touch trace according to the touch events outputted from the touch module; determining... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20140333564 - Haptic transmission method and mobile terminal for same: The present invention relates to a haptic transmission method. The haptic transmission method includes the steps of: a mobile terminal at a transmitting side displaying a screen capable of receiving an input for a receiver; when an input of selection for the receiver is completed, displaying a screen capable of... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140333567 - Information processing control device: An information processing device that includes a display, a touch panel that detects a gesture operation, a memory that stores a correlation between each of a plurality of effects that can be applied to an object displayed on the display and one of a plurality of gesture operations, and a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140333560 - Input aggregation for a multi-touch device: The aggregation of multiple inputs in a touch-sensitive input device is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises receiving multiple inputs related to a virtual object, aggregating the inputs into an aggregated output, and providing the aggregated output to an application that controls the virtual object.... Agent:

20140333549 - Input device, input method, and program: An input device comprises: an operation detection unit that detects a slide operation by an object that is into contact with or is close to the input device; an operation error storage unit that stores a first slide operation that is canceled and a second slide operation detected after the... Agent: Nec Casio Mobile Communications, Ltd.

20140333565 - Interactivity model for shared feedback on mobile devices: A system that produces a dynamic haptic effect and generates a drive signal that includes a gesture signal and a real or virtual device sensor signal. The haptic effect is modified dynamically based on both the gesture signal and the real or virtual device sensor signal such as from an... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20140333558 - Light-based finger gesture user interface: A finger gesture user interface for an electronic device, including a housing for an electronic device including a front opening in a front outer surface of the housing, a rear opening in a rear outer surface of the housing, and inner sidewalls extending from the front opening to the rear... Agent:

20140333559 - Master/slave control of touch sensing: Touch sensing can be accomplished using master/slave touch controllers that transmit drive signals to a touch surface and process sense signals including superpositions resulting from master/slave drive signals. The master/slave can drive and sense different sets of lines, respectively, of the touch surface. A communication link between master/slave can be... Agent:

20140333553 - Method of operating and electronic device thereof: A method of operating a haptic-enabled electronic device includes detecting an input interaction between the haptic-enabled electronic device and a touchscreen-enabled electronic device selecting a vibration command in associated with the input, and vibrating the haptic-enabled electronic device in response to the vibration command.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333544 - Methods and devices for touchscreen eavesdropping prevention: Touchscreen controllers and associated electronic devices are described which prevent eavesdropping of touchscreen activity. In one aspect, the present disclosure describes a touchscreen controller that includes a touch input interface for connecting to a touch-sensitive overlay of a touchscreen display and a touch output interface. The touch output interface provides... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20140333566 - Mobile terminal and operation control method thereof: Discussed is a mobile terminal, including a touch screen configured to display visual information, a camera unit configured to detect user's gaze information and a controller configured to execute an application in response to a user input, wherein an execution screen of the application is displayed on the touch screen,... Agent:

20140333568 - Navigating applications using side-mounted touchpad: In one embodiment, a method includes detecting a touch event on a back-mounted touchpad of a computing device during display of a current user interface of an application executing on the computing device. The application includes a navigation hierarchy with a home user-interface layer, multiple sub user-interface layers, and multiple... Agent:

20140333561 - Navigation systems and methods: Media players and associated methods are described that may allow a user to navigate content or other media assets. A media player or portable media device, can include features for generating and utilizing navigation information for navigating content, such as audio books. An audio book may be analyzed to determine... Agent:

20140333543 - Personal handheld electronic device with a touchscreen on a peripheral surface: This disclosure relates to a personal handheld electronic device with a touchscreen on a peripheral surface. In some implementations, the device may comprise one or more of a primary interface, a touchscreen, a processor, one or more information collection systems, electronic storage, a power supply, and/or other components. One or... Agent: Ez As A Drink Productions, Inc.

20140333551 - Portable apparatus and method of displaying object in the same: A portable apparatus and a method of displaying at least one of object of the same are provided. The portable apparatus for displaying at least one of object includes using a touch and/or a touch gesture and a method of displaying a reproduction list of the portable apparatus. A portable... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333545 - Portable device and control method thereof: A portable device and a method for controlling the same are discussed, in which a user may control a display of the device more conveniently and exactly. The portable device includes a main display unit; a flexible display unit; a touch sensor unit configured to sense a touch input of... Agent:

20140333552 - Portable terminal having cover device: A portable terminal provided with a cover is provided. The portable terminal includes a main body including an input/output unit; a cover attachable to and detachable from the main body, and provided with an output unit; a first sensor that detects folding/unfolding of the cover; and a controller that controls... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333550 - System and method for managing display power consumption: Systems and methods for managing display power consumption are disclosed. In some embodiments first information is displayed in an available display area including a first portion of a display screen in a configuration having a set of portions. The set of portions includes the first portion of the display screen,... Agent:

20140333548 - Tablet computer and input method thereof: A tablet computer and an input method thereof are provided. The tablet computer includes a touch screen, an embedded controller, a processor, and an encoding rule database. The processor detects a touch state of the touch screen through the embedded controller, wherein after determining a corresponding code according to a... Agent: Wistron Corporation

20140333546 - Touch display device and method: A touch display device including an active matrix, a driving module, a sensing module and a control unit is provided. The active matrix includes a plurality of common electrodes, scan lines, and data lines. At least parts of the common electrodes form a first touch electrode set and at least... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20140333547 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a substrate, a first sensing series, a second sensing series, a transmitting IC, a receiving IC, a plurality of first control-signal lines, a plurality of second control-signal lines, a flexible circuit board and a control unit. The transmitting IC is configured to transmit a signal to... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.

20140333556 - Touch panel and fabrication method thereof: The present invention discloses a touch panel, having a light transmission touch sensing region and a peripheral region adjacent to at least one side of the light transmission touch sensing region. The touch panel includes a substrate, a patterned decoration frame, a decoration layer, and at least one touch sensing... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20140333555 - Touch sensor and electronic device having the same: A touch sensor includes a transparent substrate, first electrode patterns formed on one surface of the transparent substrate, second electrode patterns formed to intersect with the first electrode patterns, the second electrode patterns spaced apart from the first electrode patterns, wiring parts formed on one end or both ends of... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140333570 - Apparatus: An apparatus including distinct capacitive sensor electrodes irregularly configured across a sensing area, wherein each capacitive sensor electrode is an island associated with a unique combination of two positional components within the sensing area; and a plurality of conductive traces each of which is operatively connected to one of the... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140333579 - Capacitive control panel: A control panel for proximity and force sensing, includes a cover layer, a first electrode layer including a first force sensor electrode, a second force sensor electrode positioned in a second electrode layer or on a support layer, and a dielectric substrate at least a portion of which is compressible... Agent:

20140333581 - Capacitive proximity detection system and method: A touch screen controller system for controlling a touch screen having row conductors and column conductors includes analog-digital circuitry coupled to the row conductors and column conductors to produce digital signals representative of self capacitance changes of one of the column conductors during an element proximity scanning mode and also... Agent:

20140333573 - Haptic panel and display apparatus having the same: Provided is a haptic panel including a plurality of haptic units. A haptic unit includes a lower electrode, a P-type semiconductor and an N-type semiconductor which are disposed on the lower electrode, a first upper electrode disposed on the P-type semiconductor, and a second upper electrode disposed on the N-type... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333582 - Imbedded touch screen liquid crystal display device and touch drive method thereof: An in-cell touch panel liquid crystal display device is disclosed. The display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate disposed opposite the first substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The display device also includes a common electrode layer disposed on... Agent: Shanghai Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333574 - Inductive touch screen and in cell inductive touch screen: An inductive touch screen is disclosed. Embodiments include a transparent substrate and a conductive layer. The conductive layer includes helical-shaped patterns, and inductive lines electrically connected with the patterns. The patterns form inductive electrodes and output inductive signals through the inductive lines, and the inductive lines include first and second... Agent: Shanghai Avic Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.

20140333580 - Information processing apparatus having a contact detection unit capable of detecting a plurality of contact points, storage medium having program recorded thereon, and object movement method: An information processing apparatus has a display unit operable to display an object, a contact detection unit operable to detect a plurality of contact points on the display unit, and a control unit operable to control the object displayed on the display unit so as to be movable with use... Agent:

20140333575 - Method and device for sensing control point on capacitive-type panel: For sensing a control point on a capacitive-type panel, first and second voltage signals are respectively received through two sets of receiving lines selected from N receiving lines in response to first and second charge/discharge signals transmitted through two sets of transmitting lines selected from M transmitting lines, respectively, during... Agent: Touchplus Information Corp.

20140333569 - Method for restructuring distorted capacitive touch data: In one embodiment, a method for restructuring distorted capacitive touch data includes receiving an array of touch amplitude data associated with an electrode line of a capacitive touch sensor in response to a touch on a touch sensitive display. The method also includes detecting a distortion in the array of... Agent:

20140333571 - Pixel matrix, touch display device and drving method thereof: A pixel matrix including a first substrate, a plurality of pixel structures, a first electrode set and a common electrode is provided. The pixel structures are disposed on the first substrate in an array arrangement. Each of the pixel structures includes a pixel electrode. The first electrode set includes a... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20140333583 - Position detection method in touch panel and touch panel: A position detection method that includes calculating a distance between 2 contact points in a first direction by measuring a potential of a first electrode in a state where a power supply voltage is applied to the first electrode and a second electrode is grounded, calculating a distance between 2... Agent:

20140333572 - Touch display panel, touch display device and drving method thereof: A touch display panel including a first substrate, scan lines, data lines, a second substrate, a display medium, a second electrode set and a patterned-common-electrode layer is provided. The scan lines and the data lines are disposed on the first substrate and at least parts of the data lines form... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20140333578 - Touch panel: A touch panel including a substrate, a plurality of first electrode series and a plurality of second electrode series is provided. The first electrode series are disposed on the substrate. Each of the first electrode series extends along a first direction and includes a plurality of first electrode pads and... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20140333577 - Touch sensing device and driving method thereof: A touch sensing device includes: a capacitive-type touch sensor, a pressure sensor, a touch coordinate detecting unit, and a direction vector calculating unit. The capacitive-type touch sensor is configured to detect a first aspect of a touch input. The pressure sensor is configured to detect a second aspect of the... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333576 - Touch type input device and method for detecting touching of touch panel: A touch type input device includes a touch panel having a sensor array of drive electrodes and sensor electrodes. Capacitors are formed at intersections of the drive electrodes and the sensor electrodes. A controller determines whether or not a conductive foreign matter exists on the touch panel from raw data... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho

20140333585 - Electronic apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus is connectable to a projector that projects projection information onto a projection surface to create a projection image and a camera that captures the projection image. The electronic apparatus includes an object detector and a processor. The object detector is configured to detect... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140333586 - Multi-touch input discrimination: Techniques for identifying and discriminating between different types of contacts to a multi-touch touch-screen device are described. Illustrative contact types include fingertips, thumbs, palms and cheeks. By way of example, thumb contacts may be distinguished from fingertip contacts using a patch eccentricity parameter. In addition, by non-linearly deemphasizing pixels in... Agent:

20140333584 - Optical touch system and touch sensing method: An optical touch system including a touch surface, a reflection structure and light source modules is provided. The reflection structure and the light source modules are disposed at a periphery of the touch surface. Each light source module has a light-emitting unit and a sensing unit. The sensing unit obtains... Agent: Wistron Corporation

20140333590 - Digital pen: A digital pen includes a light emitting element configured to emit a light ray of a specific wavelength region; a pen tip configured to emit the light ray on a writing surface; a sensor configured to output information indicative of whether the pen tip contacts the writing surface; a controller... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

20140333589 - Electronic stylus and tracker: An electronic stylus and a tracker comprises an outer casing body (132), a tracking circuit (40), a data interface (46), an ultrasonic wave receiver (36), and an infrared ray receiver (38). An end of the outer casing body (132) extends to form an accommodating cavity (150) for inserting an electronic... Agent: Shenzhen Yifang Digital Technology Co., Ltd.

20140333587 - Interactive projection apparatus and the positioning method of the interactive pen: The invention discloses an interactive projection apparatus, which includes a control device, a projection device, an image acquisition device, and an interactive pen, wherein position identification unit of the control device employs a position identification image to identify installation mode of the projection device, and the position identification image is... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140333588 - Multi-functional touch pen: The disclosure provides a stylus comprising a first barrel, a second barrel, a first electromagnetic touch module and a capacitive touch module. The first electromagnetic touch module is disposed inside the first barrel. The second barrel is detachably sleeved to the outside of the first barrel and is of metallic... Agent: Pegatron Corporation

20140333591 - Salient control element and mobile device with salient control element: A salient control element for a mobile device comprises at least one button actuatable by a user to execute a mobile device function. The button has at least a first active state in which the button is extended or retracted relative to a surrounding surface and a second inactive state... Agent:

20140333592 - Display panel and display apparatus having the same: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a gate driving part, and a date driving part. The display panel includes a switching element disposed in association with a pixel, a main gate line connected to the switching element, and a sub gate line spaced apart from the main gate line... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333593 - Image display apparatus and control method thereof: An image display apparatus includes: a plurality of light emitting units; a display panel; a first acquisition unit configured to acquire brightness information, a first control unit configured to determine light emission quantity for each of the light emitting units; a second acquisition unit configured to acquire a detected value... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140333594 - Display driving circuit, display device and driving method thereof: Provided are a display driving circuit, a display device and a driving method thereof, which are capable of avoiding an influence of a feed through effect on a voltage difference between a pixel electrode and a common electrode and thus improving the quality of a displayed picture. The display driving... Agent:

20140333596 - Display device, scan driving device and driving method thereof: A scan driver includes scan-driving blocks, each including a first transistor having a gate coupled to a first node to supply a first power to an output terminal, a second transistor having a gate coupled to a second node to couple a second clock to the output terminal, a third... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333595 - Method of driving display panel and display apparatus for performing the same: A method of driving a display panel includes providing a switching element of a pixel of the display panel with a first polarity gate signal through a gate line connected to the switching element when the switching element receives a first polarity data signal having a first polarity with respect... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333597 - Organic light-emitting diode (oled) display panel and oled display having the same: An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display panel is disclosed. In one aspect, the panel includes a first transistor which receives a data signal transferred through a data line in response to a scan signal transferred through a gate line and a second transistor which receives a first power signal in... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333598 - Display apparatus incorporating varying threshold voltage transistors: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for controlling pixels of a display apparatus. An apparatus including a plurality of pixels can be controlled by a control matrix. The control matrix includes for each pixel a first transistor that has a first threshold voltage and a second transistor that has... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20140333603 - Display device, control device for driving the display device, and control method thereof: Provided is a display device, including: a display unit including a plurality of pixels that emit light according to a plurality of data signals supplied through a plurality of data lines; a power voltage supplier configured to supply a power voltage to the plurality of pixels; a current detector configured... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333601 - Display panel and scanning circuit: A display panel and a scanning circuit are disclosed herein. The scanning circuit includes a plurality of shift registers. Each of the shift registers includes a driving unit, a control unit, and an operating unit. The driving unit is configured to receive a start signal and a driving clock signal,... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20140333604 - Display unit, display panel, and method of driving the same, and electronic apparatus: A display unit (1) includes a light-emitting device (13) and a pixel circuit (12) in each pixel (11), and a drive section (20) configured to drive the pixel circuit (12). The pixel circuit (12) includes a drive transistor (Tr1) configured to drive the light-emitting device (13), and a write transistor... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140333599 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display device is disclosed. One inventive aspect includes a plurality of pixels provided at a region sectioned by scan lines and data lines and an initialization power unit. The plurality of pixels are configured to control the amount of a current flowing from a first power... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333600 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel circuit for an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. One inventive aspect includes an organic light emitting diode, a first transistor, a second transistor, a first capacitor connected to a second node and a fixed voltage source, a third transistor, a fourth transistor, a second capacitor... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333605 - Semiconductor integrated circuit, self-luminous display panel module, electronic apparatus, and method for driving power supply line: A semiconductor integrated circuit and corresponding display panel and electronic apparatus. A pixel element includes a self-luminous element and a drive transistor connected to a power supply line. In an emission period of the self-luminous element, an active voltage and an intermediate voltage are sequentially applied between the power supply... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140333602 - System and method for managing display power consumption: A device includes a display screen that may be directed to function in one of multiple modes. The device may be configured to direct the display to shift between modes. In one mode, first information is displayed in an available display area including a first portion of a display screen... Agent:

20140333606 - Driving unit, driving method and related lcd: A driver for use in a liquid crystal display (LCD) includes a signal generator for supplying direct current (DC) voltage and control signal, the control signal comprising 3D enabling signal, a timing controlling module coupled to the signal generator, for receiving the 3D enabling signal, and a DC/DC converter coupled... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20140333607 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus for displaying a three-dimensional image: An electro-optic device includes an electro-optical panel and a polarization axis conversion unit that emits transmission lights corresponding to a first image or a second image with the polarization axis of the first image intersecting the polarization axis of the second image, by converting the polarization axis of the lights... Agent:

20140333608 - Display driver ic: There is provided a display driver IC including an image memory which stores display data supplied from a host processor, a timing controller which reads the display data from the image memory and drives a connected display panel, and an internal clock oscillation circuit which supplies an internal clock to... Agent: Renesas Sp Drivers Inc.

20140333609 - El display apparatus: An EL display apparatus according to the present invention includes EL device adapted to emit light at a luminance corresponding to a current fed thereto. A source driver outputs a current higher than a current corresponding to an image signal to the EL device through a source signal line. This... Agent:

20140333612 - Display control method, display control device, and display system: A display control method includes: inputting user's image including a drawing portion made by hand drawing and being a display target image; and performing image control including causing the input user's image to emerge from any one of a left end and a right end of a predetermined display region,... Agent: Ricoh Company, Limited

20140333611 - Method and device for visualizing contact(s) between objects of a virtual scene: A method for visualizing contact between a first object and at least a second object of a virtual scene commences by first associating a first identifier with first pixels associated with the first object and at least a second identifier with second pixels associated with the at least a second... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20140333614 - System and method for simulating realistic clothing: Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for simulating realistic clothing. The system generates a clothing deformation model for a clothing type, wherein the clothing deformation model factors a change of clothing shape due to rigid limb rotation, pose-independent body shape, and pose-dependent deformations. Next, the system generates a custom-shaped garment... Agent:

20140333610 - Systems and methods for 3-d scene acceleration structure creation and updating: Systems and methods for producing an acceleration structure provide for subdividing a 3-D scene into a plurality of volumetric portions, which have different sizes, each being addressable using a multipart address indicating a location and a relative size of each volumetric portion. A stream of primitives is processed by characterizing... Agent: Imagination Technologies, Ltd.

20140333613 - Viewing three dimensional digital slides: Systems, methods, and media for providing a view of a digital slide image. In an embodiment, a digital slide image file is accessed. The digital slide image file may comprise a plurality of first image planes representing an image of at least a portion of a slide specimen at varying... Agent:

20140333615 - Method for reconstructing 3d scenes from 2d images: A method reconstructs at three-dimensional (3D) real-world scene from a single two-dimensional (2D) image by identifying junctions satisfying geometric constraint of the scene based on intersecting lines, vanishing points, and vanishing lines that are orthogonal to each other. Possible layouts of the scene are generated by sampling the 2D image... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20140333616 - Method for representing terrain, method for creating terrain primitives, and apparatus using the methods: A method for representing a terrain, a method for creating terrain primitives, and an apparatus using the methods are disclosed. The terrain representation method includes: reading digital elevation model (DEM) data of a terrain; extracting feature points of the terrain from the DEM data of the terrain; creating a plurality... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140333617 - Pattern and surgery support set, apparatus, method and program: A three-dimensional image representing a patient's organ is obtained. The organ is extracted from the three-dimensional image. A treatment portion, at which desirable treatment for the organ is performed, on a surface of the organ is obtained. A pattern model including an outer surface, an inner surface having a surface... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140333618 - Slice view: A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and computer program product display multiple slices of a three-dimensional body in a computer drawing application. A first view of a 3D body is displayed. One or more slice sketches are defined on the first view. A single slice view of the three dimensional... Agent: Autodesk, Inc.

20140333619 - 3-d rendering pipeline with early region-based object culling: An apparatus and a method for generating 3-dimensional computer graphic images. The image is first sub-divided into a plurality of rectangular areas. A display list memory is loaded with object data for each rectangular area. The image and shading data for each picture element of each rectangular area are derived... Agent: Imagination Technologies Limited

20140333620 - Graphic processing unit, graphic processing system including the same and rendering method using the same: A graphic processing unit, a graphic processing system comprising the same, and a rendering method using the same. The graphic processing unit includes a geometry processing unit configured to receive a vertex and to output a primitive and information about texture patches corresponding to the primitive using the vertex, and... Agent:

20140333621 - Implicit texture map parameterization for gpu rendering: Embodiments are described for a method for processing textures for a mesh comprising quadrilateral polygons for real-time rendering of an object or model in a graphics processing unit (GPU), comprising associating an independent texture map with each face of the mesh to produce a plurality of face textures, packing the... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

20140333622 - Building acceleration structures with synthetic acceleration shapes for use in ray tracing: A synthetic acceleration shape bound primitives composing a 3-D scene, and is defined using a group of fundamental shapes arranged to bound the primitives, and for which intersection results for group members yield an ultimate intersection testing result for the synthetic shape, using a logical operator. For example, two or... Agent: Imagination Technologies Limited

20140333626 - Analysis of three-dimensional scenes: A method for processing data includes receiving a depth map of a scene containing a humanoid form. The depth map is processed so as to identify three-dimensional (3D) connected components in the scene, each connected component including a set of the pixels that are mutually adjacent and have mutually-adjacent depth... Agent:

20140333625 - Apparatus and methods for haptic rendering using a haptic camera view: The invention provides systems and methods for using a “haptic camera” within a virtual environment and for using graphical data from the haptic camera to produce touch feedback. The haptic camera obtains graphical data pertaining to virtual objects within the vicinity and along the trajectory of a user-controlled haptic interface... Agent: 3d Systems, Inc.

20140333624 - Image processing apparatus and method: Provided is an image processing apparatus for performing photon mapping, and the image processing apparatus may perform ray tracing for photon mapping, sample a ray space based on a result of the ray tracing, and perform pseudo photon mapping using the sampled ray space.... Agent: Aarhus Universitet

20140333623 - Rendering with point sampling and pre-computed light transport information: Rendering system combines point sampling and volume sampling operations to produce rendering outputs. For example, to determine color information for a surface location in a 3-D scene, one or more point sampling operations are conducted in a volume around the surface location, and one or more sampling operations of volumetric... Agent:

20140333628 - Display-screen-data editing apparatus: A display-screen-data editing apparatus including: a storing unit that stores therein a variable table in which a device and a comment for the device are associated with each other; a table generating unit that generates a history table by analyzing screen data and furthermore generating a history-inclusive variable table by... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140333629 - Generating voronoi treemaps: A system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a tree-structured dataset that includes multiple branches that are hierarchically related to one another. The system also includes an executor component that causes a programmable graphical processing unit to generate a Voronoi treemap based at least in part upon the... Agent:

20140333630 - System and method for placing spine groups within a display: A system and method for placing spine groups within a display is provided. A shape is defined within a display. Groups of cluster spines are placed circumferentially around the defined shape. Overlap between at least two of the spine groups is identified. One of the overlapping spine groups is rotated... Agent:

20140333627 - Terminal device and method for generating interface showing network information: Method for generating an interface for displaying network information comprising, obtaining signal strength of a network connecting a terminal device and a server, uploading information and downloading information between the terminal device and the server in real time. A network interface is generated according to the signal strength of network,... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20140333631 - Video output device, video output method, and non-transitory computer readable recording medium: A storage unit (12) stores first drawing data shared in common by at least two video frames among a plurality of video frames. A control unit (13) generates second drawing data based on second drawing instruction data (122) for drawing a portion that differs in drawing data pertaining to the... Agent:

20140333632 - Electronic device and method for converting image format object to text format object: An electronic device and a method for converting an image format object to a text format object are provided. The method includes selecting a region within an object displayed on a first screen; converting an image format object included inside the selected region to a text format object; and displaying... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333633 - Apparatuses and methods for policy awareness in hardware accelerated video systems: Apparatuses and methods for prioritizing the allocation of video acceleration hardware in video playback systems. Smooth, high-definition video playback may be provided with a system that may include multiple web browsers, web browser tabs, video players, or media players by allocating hardware acceleration resources to for individual videos based on... Agent:

20140333634 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus and an image processing method are provided. Each of the image processing apparatus and the image processing method sets to a first setting data storage area an address enabling an access, for each one of sets of application software, to an address window in memory space... Agent:

20140333636 - Asynchronous notifications for concurrent graphics operations: A method and an apparatus for notifying a display driver to update a display with a graphics frame including multiple graphics data rendered separately by multiple graphics processing units (GPUs) substantially concurrently are described. Graphics commands may be received to dispatch to each GPU for rendering corresponding graphics data. The... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140333635 - Hierarchical hash tables for simt processing and a method of establishing hierarchical hash tables: A graphical processing unit having an implementation of a hierarchical hash table thereon, a method of establishing a hierarchical hash table in a graphics processing unit and GPU computing system are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the graphics processing unit includes: (1) a plurality of parallel processors, wherein each of... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140333637 - Shared compositional resources: Shared compositional resources are described. In one or more implementations, a global composition system may be configured to perform rendering for a plurality of processes, e.g., applications. For example, the global composition system may be configured to expose one or more application programming interfaces (APIs) that are accessible to the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140333638 - Power-efficient nested map-reduce execution on a cloud of heterogeneous accelerated processing units: An approach and a method for efficient execution of nested map-reduce framework workloads to take advantage of the combined execution of central processing units (CPUs) and graphics processing units (GPUs) and lower latency of data access in accelerated processing units (APUs) is described. In embodiments, metrics are generated to determine... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20140333639 - System and method for forwarding a graphics command stream: A system and method for forwarding a graphics command stream. A graphics renderer may receive a graphics command stream where the graphic command stream contains graphical information renderable as a graphical image. The graphics renderer may process the received graphics command stream to generate a processed graphics stream where the... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Limited

20140333640 - System and method for forwarding a graphics command stream: A system and method for forwarding a graphics command stream. A graphics renderer may receive a graphics command stream where the graphic command stream contains graphical information renderable as a graphical image. The graphics renderer may process the received graphics command stream to generate a processed graphics stream where the... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Limited

20140333641 - System and method for forwarding a graphics command stream: A system and method for forwarding a graphics command stream. A graphics renderer may receive a graphics command stream, encoded for rendering by a source graphics component using a source graphics semantic, where the graphic command stream contains graphical information renderable as a graphical image. The graphics renderer may process... Agent: 2236008 Ontario Inc.

20140333642 - Display system and data transmission method thereof: A display system and a data transmission method thereof are provided. When a first frame stored in a frame buffer is identical to a second frame to be output from an audio and video (AV) source, the AV source is set an AV control signal corresponding to a self-refresh mode,... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20140333643 - Inverse request aggregation: A system and method for efficiently scheduling memory access requests from a display controller pipeline. The display controller monitors the amount of data in the line buffers in the internal pixel-processing pipelines. The display controller waits until the amount of data in a given line buffer has fallen below an... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140333644 - Low memory content aware fill: A first image at a first resolution is received, the first image having a first hole therein. Based on the first image, a second image is generated at a second resolution lower than the first resolution, the second image having a second hole therein corresponding to the first hole. In... Agent:

20140333645 - Interpreting texture in support of mobile commerce and mobility: A portable pervasive device includes a combined visual and thermal display. The user is able to detect texture of displayed objects visually and through touching the combined display. A software application pre-defines color codes and temperature settings for a plurality of textures on a graded scale including smooth, soft, and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140333646 - Driving device of display medium, non-transitory computer readable medium storing driving program of display medium, and display: Provided is a driving device of a display medium, including an application unit that applies a voltage with a pulse width corresponding to a density of a color to be displayed to each of plural pixels of a display medium in which plural kinds of particle groups having different movement... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20140333647 - Head-up display system, and method and apparatus for controlling the same: Systems, methods and an apparatus for controlling a head-up display system are disclosed. One inventive aspect includes a transparent display positioned between a driver's seat and a vehicle windshield, a display mode setting unit and an image adjustment unit. The display mode setting unit is configured to set a display... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333649 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus can correct the influence of contrast caused by a difference between a photopic vision and a scotopic vision to provide an image excellent in image quality. An averaged within-visual-field luminance calculation unit calculates a luminance value in the visual field based on at least one of... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140333651 - Interactive data object map: An interactive data object map system is disclosed in which large amounts of geographical, geospatial, and other types of data, geodata, objects, features, and/or metadata are efficiently presented to a user on a map interface. The interactive data object map system allows for rapid and deep analysis of various objects,... Agent:

20140333650 - Map display system and method: Provided are a computer system and methods related to a map display. A method includes but is not limited to receiving a request for the map, the map illustrating one or more locations; determining a status associated with at least one of the one or more locations on the map,... Agent: Searete LLC, A Limited Liability Corporation Of The State Of Delaware

20140333653 - Method and system for providing access to image system services: A method and system according to the disclosure facilitates subscription based access to services for image systems including an image acquisition device configured to generate image data describing a target object in a target area of the image acquisition device and an image display device configured to generate a human... Agent: Thx, Ltd

20140333648 - Projection type image display apparatus, method for displaying projection image, and storage medium: A multiscreen display is formed in which changes in luminance between an image overlap area and areas outside the image overlap area are less visible across a range of low to high gradations. An offset correction value Doffset that is linearly decreased at the lowest gradation of the input image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140333652 - Reactive virtual environment: A system (and corresponding method) is provided that enables virtual spaces to be created based upon user activity and populated with users associated with, interested in or active within the same areas as the user, thus facilitating serendipitous interactions and exchange of knowledge. The system dynamically binds user representations (e.g.,... Agent:

20140333655 - Color temperature adjusting method of display device: A color temperature adjusting method of a display device includes follow steps: generating a color temperature curve in CIE 1931 color space according to a color temperature range, a Planckian locus and a CIE daylight locus in the CIE 1931 color space; calculating a target color coordinate at the color... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.

20140333656 - Display mode adjusting method of display device and display mode adjusting module thereof: A display mode adjusting method and a display mode adjusting module executing the adjusting method are provided. The method includes the following steps: generating a saturation adjusting output color according to an input color to adjust the saturation; obtaining a relative color temperature adjusting parameter according to a target color... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.

20140333654 - Image color adjusting method and electronic device using the same: An image color adjusting method and an electronic device thereof are provided. The image color adjusting method includes following steps: obtaining multiple groups of first pixel data of an image in a first color space, and performing a color space transforming process for the first pixel data to obtain multiple... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.

20140333658 - Color mixing set with modeling compounds: A color mixing set includes containers holding a number of samples of a modeling compound, each composed of the modeling compound and a different pigment forming a different primary color, and one or more samples of the modeling compound without a pigment, for mixing to form a number of secondary... Agent:

20140333657 - Method of and system for rendering an image: This invention relates generally to a method of and system for rendering images. In particular, to a method of rendering an image containing a plurality of opaque and at least partially transparent layers listed in a layer tree. The plurality of layers of a layer tree of an image are... Agent: Rightware Oy

20140333659 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: An image processing apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store respective profiles representing visual characteristics of each of a plurality of persons; and a correction unit configured to perform color correction processing on image data on the basis of the plurality of profiles corresponding to the plurality of persons... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140333660 - Mapping for display emulation based on image characteristics: An emulator yields modified image data that predicts the appearance of image content on a target display. The emulator generates modified image data based in part on the image content. The emulator may perform a transformation in which one or more parameters representative of features such as black level and/or... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140333661 - Systems and methods for combining images into a file using multiple color palettes: Image data systems and methods combine a plurality of images into a single multiple-palette image data file, or generate a selected image from the multiple-palette image data file. An exemplary embodiment receives first pixel information for a first pixel of a first image, the first pixel having a first color;... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.

20140333662 - Multi-sampling anti-aliasing compression by use of unreachable bit combinations: Techniques related to graphics rendering including techniques for improved multi-sampling anti-aliasing compression by use of unreachable bit combinations ae described.... Agent:

20140333663 - Slanted map: A display device generates a combined display that is viewable by the driver of a vehicle. The combined display may be composed of a plurality of displays, wherein one or more overlaying displays appear partially or completely in front of a first display, each overlaying display having an opaque portion... Agent:

20140333668 - Augmented reality videogame broadcast programming: There is provided a system and method for integrating a virtual rendering system and a video capture system using flexible camera control to provide an augmented reality. There is provided a method comprising receiving input data from a plurality of clients for modifying a virtual environment presented using the virtual... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20140333665 - Calibration of eye location: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to calibrating a predetermined eye location in a head-mounted display. For example, in one disclosed embodiment a method includes displaying a virtual marker visually alignable with a real world target at an alignment condition. At the alignment condition, image data is acquired to determine a... Agent:

20140333666 - Interactions of virtual objects with surfaces: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to operating a user interface on an augmented reality computing device comprising a display system. For example, one disclosed embodiment includes displaying a virtual object via the display system as free-floating, detecting a trigger to display the object as attached to a surface, and, in... Agent:

20140333667 - Method and apparatus for providing contents including augmented reality information: An augmented reality contents provision method and apparatus are provided. The method and apparatus includes generating augmented reality content by merging augmented reality information onto an image and updating the augmented reality information on the image. The method for providing a content including augmented reality information according to the present... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333664 - Vending kiosk user interface systems and methods: An exemplary method includes a computer-implemented vending kiosk user interface system 1) receiving a camera image captured by a mobile device, the camera image including a visual representation of a vending kiosk located within a vicinity of the mobile device, 2) detecting the visual representation of the vending kiosk within... Agent: Verizon And Redbox Digital Entertainment Services, LLC.

20140333669 - System, method, and computer program product for implementing smooth user interface animation using motion blur: A system, method, and computer program product for applying a motion blur filter to image data representing a graphical user interface is disclosed. The method includes the steps of generating image data representing a graphical user interface and applying a motion blur filter to at least a portion of the... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140333670 - Mobile device applications: Electronic devices, interfaces for electronic devices, and techniques for interacting with such interfaces and electronic devices are described. For instance, this disclosure describes an example electronic device that includes sensors, such as multiple front-facing cameras to detect orientation and/or location of the electronic device relative to an object and one... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20140333671 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus and a method for controlling a display apparatus are provided. A display apparatus includes a display configured to display an image, a rotator configured to rotate the display, and a controller configured to control the rotator to rotate the display when a predetermined event occurs, and control... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140333672 - Data conversion apparatus and method: Disclosed herein are a data conversion apparatus and method wherein metadata related to a game used in a feature phone having low resolution is used without change and only an image of the game is converted according to a specific resolution conversion magnification in displaying an image, displayed on a... Agent: Almondsoft Co., Ltd.

20140333673 - Display apparatus and display apparatus control method: A display apparatus includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and a backlight coupled to the LCD panel. The LCD apparatus is capable of being operated in a plurality of modes. The gradation values of the image data is adjusted in accordance with gradation ranges, each gradation range having an... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20140333675 - Display control device and display control method: A display control device including: an input control unit which receives a scrolling start indication and a scrolling stop indication from a user; a scrolling control unit which, if the scrolling stop indication is received, decelerates a scroll rate by a predetermined function and pre-calculates a location of a displayed... Agent:

20140333674 - Scrollable desktop navigation: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to navigation of a scrollable desktop. In one embodiment, a user interface includes a scrollable desktop portion and a navigation portion. The scrollable desktop portion may display open applications, and the navigation portion may display representations of the open applications on the scrollable desktop with the... Agent:

20140333683 - Adaptive color gamut management for rgbw display systems: An electronic device may include a display having an array of display pixels. Each display pixel may include a red subpixel, a green subpixel, a blue subpixel, and a white subpixel. The display may be controlled using display control circuitry. The display control circuitry may convert frames of display data... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140333678 - Display apparatus for switching 2d mode and 3d mode: Disclosed is an image display apparatus for switching a two-dimensional (2D) mode and a three-dimensional (3D) mode. The image display apparatus includes a display panel in which pixels are arranged, a back light line source arranged so as to be spaced apart from the display panel, a fixed light diffusion... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20140333676 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device is provided including a display unit including a plurality of color pixels; a scan driver that sequentially applies a gate-on voltage scan signal to a plurality of scan lines that are connected to the color pixels; a demux unit that is connected to a plurality of color... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333679 - Image adjusting method, light source module and electronic device: An image adjusting method, a light source module, and an electronic device are provided. The image adjusting method includes the following steps. A first set of light source and a second set of light source of the light source module are driven independently by corresponding driving intensity respectively. An image... Agent: Htc Corporation

20140333681 - Method of generating image compensation data for display device, image compensation device using the same, and method of operating display device: A method of generating image compensation data for a display device includes concurrently measuring, by a first image compensation device, first luminance values and first color coordinate values from an image displayed at a display panel in the display device, a number of the first color coordinate values being less... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333684 - Methods and apparatuses for increasing the apparent brightness of a display: Methods and apparatuses to varying the apparent brightness of a display are described. The change in apparent brightness is accompanied by unchanged in relative contrast, rendering a display with higher or lower brightness while maintaining contrast fidelity. In exemplary embodiments, the signals for the middle tone levels are adjusted to... Agent:

20140333682 - Pixel circuit and driving method thereof: A method for driving a display device includes driving a first pixel circuit based on first and second fields of a frame, and driving a second pixel circuit based on first and second fields of the frame. The first field of the first pixel circuit overlaps the second field of... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333680 - Pixel of an organic light emitting display device and organic light emitting display device: A pixel of an organic light emitting display device includes a first capacitor, second capacitor, and a number of transistors. The first capacitor stores an emission data voltage from a data line. The second capacitor stores a scan data voltage from the data line. A switching transistor is selectively turned... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333677 - Pixel, organic light emitting display including the pixel and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display includes a scan driver, a data driver, a current sink unit, and pixels. The scan driver is configured to provide a first scan signal to first scan lines and a second scan signal to second scan lines. The data driver is configured to provide a... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333685 - Methods for driving electro-optic displays: An electro-optic display has a plurality of pixels, each of which is capable of displaying two extreme optical states and at least one intermediate gray level. Each pixel is driven from an initial intermediate gray level to one extreme optical state and thence to a first desired intermediate gray level,... Agent:

20140333686 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel for a display panel includes an organic light emitting diode and two driving transistors. The first driving transistor supplies current from a first power source to the organic light emitting diode based on a voltage applied to a first node. The second driving transistor coupled between an electrode... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140333687 - Circuit for compensating color shift of a color sequential display method and method thereof: A circuit for compensating color shift of a color sequential display method includes an image processing unit and a timing control circuit. The image processing unit includes a gray level generation unit, a pre-processing unit, and a color compensation unit . The gray level generation generates first gray levels of... Agent:

20140333688 - Display panel and driving method thereof: A display panel includes a plurality of pixels, each of the pixels including a main sub-pixel and a secondary sub-pixel; a plurality of first scan lines, each of the first scan lines being coupled to main and secondary sub-pixels of a row of pixels; a plurality of second scan lines,... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

  
11/06/2014 > 113 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories.

20140327599 - Method and system of sharing screen data with a remote station: A system of sharing screen data, which comprises a remote sharing unit adapted to capture screen data generated by a computer system and to communicate with a mobile device for transmitting the captured screen data to the mobile device. A dedicated application resides on the mobile device that is adapted... Agent:

20140327600 - Display device and calibration method thereof: A display device and a calibration method thereof are provided. The device may wirelessly receive an image source, display an image based on the image source, convert the received wireless image into a wired image and output the wired image to other display devices which are connected thereto to thereby... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140327601 - System and method for streaming multiple images from a single projector: A display system includes a projector system to create a plurality of image streams and a plurality of combiners, each corresponding to one of the directions of the image streams and to reflect at least a portion of the image stream received at that combiner. The projector system includes an... Agent: Elbit Systems Of America, LLC

20140327604 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Units which respectively acquire information on an aberration generated by a display optical system and information on an aberration generated by a vision correction optical system used by an observer are arranged. Aberration correction is executed based on the two aberrations. An aberration generated by a combination of the display... Agent:

20140327602 - Virtual image display apparatus: A rim portion or the like functioning as a boundary portion is arranged in a position corresponding to an interpupillary distance of an observer. Therefore, it is possible to cause a non-observer looking at the observer wearing a virtual image display apparatus from the outside to recognize that an outer... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140327603 - Virtual image display apparatus: An optical unit housing section and a light guide device are supported by a frame. Durability of sections having an optical function in an entire apparatus is maintained. The frame is arranged on a side closer to the nose of an observer than the optical unit housing section and reduced... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140327606 - Display device: In a device for displaying images by application of an electric field to a charged substance, a structure for reducing afterimages and a method for manufacturing the structure are provided. The device is a display device which includes a plurality of pixel electrodes and a charged layer (a layer including... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140327605 - 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:

20140327607 - Circuit board and display device: A display device and a circuit board for it are provided. The circuit board includes a bare copper region which is positioned corresponding to a chip of a driver IC of the display device; the bare copper region resists the chip and is configured to conduct away the heat generated... Agent: Shenzhen China Optolectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20140327610 - Content generation for interactive video projection systems: Various embodiments herein include systems, methods, and software for interactive video projection system content generation. Such content is content consumed by a system that projects a scene view on a surface, such as a wall, screen, or floor, and is interactive with user motion. User motion is captured as input... Agent:

20140327613 - Improved three-dimensional stereoscopic rendering of virtual objects for a moving observer: A system is for three-dimensional stereoscopic rendering of virtual objects in a scenario by a display screen (S) with respect to which an observer (O) can move. The system overcomes the problems of incorrect perception of three-dimensionality which are present in prior art stereoscopic rendering systems. The system includes a... Agent: Universita' Degli Studidi Genova

20140327611 - Information processing apparatus and method, and program: The present technology relates to information processing apparatus and method, and a program, which are capable of presenting an operation input unit in a position in which a user easily performs an input operation. An imaging unit captures an image of a vicinity of a display unit. A hand recognition... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140327612 - Measurement method and device for performing the measurement method: The present invention relates to a measurement method in which, by predetermined illumination by means of a display device, in particular a holographic or autostereoscopic display device, with an intensity distribution of the illumination light in a plane of a light source image, a first location of an object, in... Agent:

20140327609 - Method for gaze-controlled text size control, and methods for gaze-based measuring of a text reading speed and of a number of visual saccades per text line: For gaze-controlled text size control of a display, the invention proposes to probe, sample and record a user's horizontal gaze Signal; to subject the gaze Signal to a subband filterbank or wavelet transform; to detect line delimiters in the gaze Signal; to derive a reading speed; to determine, as a... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20140327608 - Transforming visualized data through visual analytics based on interactivity: A data visualization application transforms visualized data through visual analytics. A detected gesture and associated visualization are processed through a visual analytics engine of the application. The visual analytics engine determines attributes for a new visualization based on the contextual information of the gesture and the visualization. The analytics engine... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140327615 - Display device and input control method: A display device includes an obtainment unit configured to obtain a touch position and the number of touches on a screen; an input control unit configured to display a cursor at a relative position relative to the touch position obtained by the obtainment unit as a reference, and to control... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20140327616 - Information processing device, information processing method and program: According to an embodiment of the present technology, there is provided an information processing device including an acquisition unit configured to acquire multiple images to which position information showing an imaging position is attached, and a display control unit configured to display a first map on which a pointer indicating... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20140327614 - Method of operating touch screen and electronic device thereof: A method of operating a touch screen and an electronic device thereof are provided. The method includes the operations of sensing an object approaching the touch screen, and displaying a pointer at a predetermined position of the touch screen in response to the object.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140327617 - Method and locating device for locating a pointing device: A locating device is for locating a pointing device. The pointing device is configured to capture a plurality of images, to measure an angular rate of the pointing device, and to generate and output current coordinate data associated with an orientation of the pointing device when at least one of... Agent: Unigrand Ltd.

20140327618 - Computer input device: A computer input method is disclosed which comprises detecting key press by a keyboard having a plurality of permanent keys for entering commands and characters into the computer, a surface area of the plurality of permanent keys having a designated region, detecting touch on the surface area of the plurality... Agent:

20140327620 - Computer input device: A computer input method is disclosed which comprises detecting key press by a keyboard having a plurality of permanent keys for entering commands and characters into the computer, detecting touch on a surface area of the plurality of permanent keys, performing a primary click when the surface area of the... Agent:

20140327619 - Inputting apparatus for reacting to an operation state and method thereof: An inputting apparatus for reacting to an operation state comprises an input unit and a control unit. The input unit for input operation generates an input operation signal. The control unit is coupled to the input unit. The control unit outputs an input operation instruction to a computer apparatus based... Agent: Dexin Corporation

20140327621 - Multi-function keys providing additional functions and previews of functions: Methods and devices are provided that employ multi-function keys to present a preview of potential actions to be taken by user key presses. The input device includes a plurality of key assemblies having a touch sensitive surface. The processing system can sense when one or more respective key assemblies have... Agent:

20140327622 - Alternative hypothesis error correction for gesture typing: In one example, a method may include outputting, by a computing device and for display, a graphical keyboard comprising a plurality of keys, and receiving an indication of a gesture. The method may include determining an alignment score that is based at least in part on a word prefix and... Agent: Google Inc.

20140327641 - Disambiguating intentional and incidental contact and motion in multi-touch pointing devices: An input device has both a touch sensor and a position sensor. A computer using data from the input device uses the relative motion of a contact on a touch sensor with respect to motion from a position detector to disambiguate intentional from incidental motion. The input device provides synchronized... Agent:

20140327632 - Displays with integrated touch and improved image pixel aperture: A display may be provided with integral touch functionality. The display may include a common electrode layer having row electrodes arranged in rows and column electrodes interposed between the row electrodes of each row. The row electrodes may be electrically coupled by conductive paths. The row and column electrodes may... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140327642 - Haptic sensation producing device, information terminal, haptic sensation producing method, and computer-readable recording medium: A haptic sensation producing device (10) for presenting a haptic sensation to a user is equipped with a panel-like haptic sensation producing member (11) that is disposed on the front face side of a display panel (20), wires (12) for holding the haptic sensation producing member (11), wire tensile units... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140327640 - Information processing apparatus, control method therefor, program, and recording medium: An information processing apparatus includes a touching detection unit configured to detect a touching operation and a touch-up operation for the display unit, a time counting unit configured to count a time period of continuous touching on a specific area of the display unit, and a control unit configured, when... Agent:

20140327637 - Input through sensing of user-applied forces: Methods and devices for providing a user input to a device through sensing of user-applied forces are described. A user applies forces to a rigid body as if to deform it and these applied forces are detected by force sensors in or on the rigid body. The resultant force on... Agent:

20140327638 - Method for controlling operation of touch panel and portable terminal supporting the same: A method and portable terminal for controlling an operation of a touch panel are provided. The portable terminal includes a memory for storing at least one program for supporting a user function operated based on a certain frequency upon activation of the user function, a touch panel, activated when the... Agent:

20140327630 - Method, apparatus, and system for distributed pre-processing of touch data and display region control: In an embodiment, a system includes a peripheral controller to interface with a touch controller and to communicate mapping information to identify primary and secondary regions of a display. The touch controller includes logic to filter touch data when it is for a touch within the secondary region and to... Agent:

20140327636 - Operating a touch screen control system according to a plurality of rule sets: A touch screen control system communicates with a host processing system (HPS). The touch screen control system includes a memory and control circuitry. The control circuitry operates a touch screen according to rules stored in the memory by: during a first time period and in response to detecting a first... Agent:

20140327628 - Physical object detection and touchscreen interaction: An input device, such as a multifunction straight edge or a keyboard, has a recognizable contact shape when placed on a touchscreen display surface of a computing device. The contact shape of the input device can be a defined pattern of contact points, and a location and orientation of the... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20140327634 - Portable terminal and method for protecting a displayed object: A portable terminal and a method for protecting a displayed object on a screen of a portable terminal are provided. The method includes detecting an input on the screen; forming an area corresponding to a position of the detected input; and displaying a part of an object corresponding to the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140327625 - Power gating a display of a data processing device during cloning thereof across an external display while retaining touch-sensibility thereof: A method includes detecting, through a processor communicatively coupled to a memory, coupling of an external display to a data processing device including an internal display, and cloning, through the processor, display data of the internal display on the external display following the detection of the coupling. The method also... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140327623 - Power-saving touch pad apparatus: A power-saving touch pad apparatus includes a control unit, a proximity sensing unit, an electric charge induction unit, a touch pad driving-operation unit, and a touch pad unit. The electric charge induction unit is formed by a sputtering process. The electric charge induction unit informs the proximity sensing unit when... Agent: Paragon Technologies Co., Ltd

20140327624 - Resin-encapsulated portable media device: Portable multimedia devices, and techniques for their manufacture, are provided that feature functional parts embedded with a resin matrix that obviates the need for traditional structural components such as midframes and/or outer casings. The resin matrix may be provided through the use of a flowable liquid resin that is flowed... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20140327639 - Soft control user interface with touchpad input device: In one embodiment, a computing device displays a graphical parameter-control element in a graphical user interface indicating a range and a position value of a controllable parameter of an application of the computing device. The computing device may detect a touch event on a touchpad of the computing device. The... Agent:

20140327627 - Touch device, touch panel, and method for controlling the same: A touch panel includes a substrate and a first electrode array. The first electrode array is disposed on the substrate and includes first and second touch regions. The first electrode array further includes first, second, third, and fourth electrodes. The first electrode is disposed on the first touch region. The... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20140327635 - Touch electronic device: A touch electronic device is provided. The touch electronic device includes a main touch region, a decoration region, an assistant touch region, and a sensing module. The decoration region is disposed at or on at least one side of the main touch region. The assistant touch region is in the... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20140327629 - Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for customizing display of content category icons: A computer-implemented method for use in conjunction with a computing device with a touch screen display comprises: detecting one or more finger contacts with the touch screen display, applying one or more heuristics to the one or more finger contacts to determine a command for the device, and processing the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140327631 - Touch screen panel display and touch key input system: A Touch Screen Panel (TSP) display and touch key input apparatus comprises a TSP display providing detected touch coordinate information via a plurality of sensing channels. A touch key has a touch key sensor connected to a particular one of the plurality of sensing channels. A touch recognition unit distinguishes... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140327633 - Touch-sensitive electronic device and touch module of the same: The disclosure provides a touch-sensitive electronic device and a touch module thereof. The touch-sensitive electronic device includes a touch module and a power supply module. The touch module includes a touch panel, a touch-sensitive area and a signal processing module. The touch-sensitive area is for receiving the touch of a... Agent: Pegatron Corporation

20140327626 - Using finger touch types to interact with electronic devices: An electronic device includes a touch-sensitive surface, for example a touch pad or touch screen. The user interacts with the touch-sensitive surface, producing touch interactions. The resulting actions taken depend at least in part on the touch type. For example, the same touch interactions performed by three different touch types... Agent:

20140327653 - Actuating device having a touch-sensitive surface which can be manually operated: An operating apparatus has a manually operable touch-sensitive surface with an associated actuator system for providing a haptic feedback signal on the basis of a touch, which represents triggering operation, on the surface. The actuator system can be used to provide a haptic feedback signal upon release of the pressure... Agent:

20140327652 - Capacitive touch input device: A capacitive touch input device capable of detecting two or more different input positions and detecting each input position within a short period of time is provided. One of two or more drive electrodes respectively belonging to drive electrode group DV(n) and a drive electrode group DV(n′) adjacent to each... Agent:

20140327643 - Display panel protection with overpressure sensor on mobile device: An overpressure sensing mechanism protecting display panels on mobile computing devices from inadvertent external overpressures. The sensing mechanism comprises a pressure sensor coupled to a display panel and operable to trigger a warning alarm to a user upon detection of an overpressure exerted on the touchscreen. The user receiving the... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140327651 - Indicator of entering a secure pasword on a touch sensor: A system and method for securing access to a device where access is enabled through a touch sensor, the system providing a visual feedback system through a substantially opaque touchpad, thereby enabling a touch sensor without a display to provide visual feedback regarding entry of a password, including a means... Agent: Cirque Corporation

20140327648 - Input device, control unit and method for ascertaining a position: An input device includes a first electrically conductive surface and a second electrically conductive surface. The first and second surfaces are arranged at a distance from each other. The first surface is configured as an operating surface so that a pressure on a touch point deforms the first surface at... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140327644 - Papr optimized ofdm touch engine with tone spaced windowed demodulation: A touch-sensitive device includes a touch panel, drive unit, and measurement unit. A touch applied to a given node of the panel changes a mutual capacitive coupling between a given drive and sense electrode of the touch panel, or changes a self-capacitive coupling the between a given electrode and ground.... Agent:

20140327646 - Touch device and measuring voltage dynamic adjustment method thereof: A touch device and a measuring voltage dynamic adjustment method thereof are provided. The touch device comprises a touch panel, a touch sensing circuit and a processing unit. The touch sensing circuit electrically connected to the touch panel is configured to provide a measuring voltage to the touch panel and... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation

20140327650 - Touch panel which provides accurate and efficient touch operations: A capacitive touch panel includes an effective detecting region having a plurality of non-overlapping detecting sections. A main sensor is disposed in the effective detecting region. An auxiliary sensor is disposed in at least one detecting section for differentiating an actual touch coordinate from a ghost finger coordinate.... Agent: Yomore Technology Co., Ltd.

20140327649 - Touch screen panel, touch sensing controller, and touch sensing system including the same: A touch screen panel is provided. The touch screen panel includes: a sensing area comprising a plurality of first electrodes arranged in a matrix form in first and second directions of a substrate and a plurality of second electrodes extending in the first direction, the plurality of second electrodes being... Agent:

20140327654 - Touch-sensor-embedded display panel, display device provided therewith, and method for driving touch-sensor-embedded display panel: A driving pixel (21) is constituted by: a thin film transistor (T1); a pixel electrode (Epix1); a driving common electrode (COM1); and a liquid crystal capacitance (Clc1) which is formed between the pixel electrode (Epix1) and the driving common electrode (COM1). A sensing pixel (22) is constituted by a thin... Agent:

20140327645 - Touchscreen accessory attachment: An apparatus including a capacitive touch input device (TID); and a controller connected to the capacitive touch input device. The controller is configured to process a user touch signal from the capacitive touch input device. The controller is configured to process a non-touch signal from the capacitive touch input device... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140327647 - Touchscreen device, method for sensing touch input and method for generating driving signal: There are provided a touchscreen device, a method for sensing a touch input, and a method for generating driving signals. The touchscreen device includes: a panel unit including a plurality of first electrodes and a plurality of second electrodes; a driving circuit unit simultaneously applying driving signals to N first... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140327655 - Detection of and response to extra-device touch events: Technologies are described herein that allow for the detecting and locating of an extra-device touch event, such as the strike of a hand or the tap of a finger or a pencil on the surface surrounding a mobile device. Applications executing on a mobile device or the device's operating system... Agent:

20140327656 - Projector: A projector includes a projection unit and a light sensor unit. The projection unit is configured to project an image. The projection unit includes a laser beam generator that is configured to output a projection-use laser beam for the image and a positioning-use laser beam, and a scanner that is... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20140327658 - Apparatus and method for hand motion detection and hand motion recognition generally: An apparatus and method for motion recognition, utilizing a hand-held device including at least one accelerometer providing an acceleration indicating output. Computation circuitry adapted may employ the acceleration indicating output for generating motion recognition output indication.... Agent:

20140327659 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus is provided that is applicable to the field of electronic technologies. The electronic apparatus is equipped with at least one magnetic sensor for obtaining a change of an external magnetic field and controlling content displayed on a screen according to the change. In the present invention, an... Agent:

20140327657 - Input device for touch interface: An input device for a touch interface is formed of a main body having an opening, a sensor mounted to the main body, a moveable assembly movably mounted to the main body and having a driven member and a contact member, and a resilient member mounted and stopped against between... Agent:

20140327661 - Stylus extender: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to a stylus extender. In one embodiment, an electronic device housing includes a stylus extender. The stylus extender may be attached to a door hinging from the electronic device housing for containing the stylus. The stylus extender may push the stylus forward when the door is... Agent:

20140327660 - Transaction automation and archival system using electronic contract disclosure units: A system is provided for controlling, real-time logging, and archiving complex commercial transactions such as the purchase and financing of an automobile. An electronic contract disclosure unit or ECDU includes a digitizing display for imaging documents involved in the transaction and a digitizer for manual interaction with images on the... Agent:

20140327662 - Method of driving display device, display device, and electronic appliance: The present invention is a method of driving a display device including a transistor, a capacitor one electrode of which is electrically connected to a first terminal of the transistor and the other electrode of which is electrically connected to a gate of the transistor, and a display element a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140327663 - Driving method of semiconductor device: The semiconductor device includes a transistor and a capacitor element which is electrically connected to a gate of the transistor. Charge held in the capacitor element according to total voltage of voltage corresponding to the threshold voltage of the transistor and image signal voltage is once discharged through the transistor,... Agent:

20140327664 - Image display device and method of controlling pixel circuit: A pixel circuit includes a first transistor coupled to a light emitting element, a first capacitor coupled to the first transistor, a second transistor coupled to the first capacitor, a third transistor coupled between the second transistor and a data line; and a second capacitor having a first electrode coupled... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140327665 - Pixel circuit, display device, and method of driving pixel circuit: A pixel circuit, display device, and method of driving a pixel circuit enabling source-follower output with no deterioration of luminance even with a change of the current-voltage characteristic of the light emitting element along with elapse, enabling a source-follower circuit of n-channel transistors, and able to use an n-channel transistor... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140327668 - Compression format conversion for texture data: A conversion between two texture compression formats comprises calculations performed at index-level for reducing handling of values with color bit-length and an amount of calculations with color values. Format conversion can thus be performed in real time upon displaying an image using the compressed texture data, without significant slowing down... Agent:

20140327666 - Display control system, display control apparatus, storage medium having stored therein display control program, and display control method: An example of a display control system displays, on a display device, an image of a three-dimensional space representing a real world or a virtual world. The object is arranged in the three-dimensional space on the basis of a line-of-sight direction determined in the three-dimensional space. In addition, an image... Agent:

20140327667 - Medical imaging apparatus and control method for the same:

20140327669 - Systems and methods for estimating a parameter for a 3d model: The present invention estimates parameters for 3D models. Parameters may include, without limitation, surface topology, edge geometry, luminous or reflective characteristics, visual properties, characterization of noise in the signal, or other. A metric is estimated by quantifying a relationship between a received signal and a reference signal. The metric is... Agent: Pinpoint 3d

20140327670 - Target aquisition in a three dimensional building display: The present disclosure provides methods, devices, and computer-readable media for target acquisition in a three dimensional building display are described herein. One or more embodiments include extracting building information modeling semantic data of each of a number of modeled objects in a visual scene of a three dimensional building display,... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20140327671 - Graphics processing systems: A tile-based graphics processing pipeline 1 comprising a rasteriser 3, a renderer 6, a tile buffer 10, a write out stage 13 and a programmable processing stage 14. The tile buffer 10 stores multiple render targets for a deferred shading operation and the programmable processing stage 14 is operable to,... Agent: Arm Limited

20140327672 - Light transport simulator and method of construction and classification of light transport paths: A light transport simulator and a method of constructing and classifying light transport paths. One embodiment of the light transport simulator includes a light transport simulator operable to construct and classify a light transport path between two points in a scene, including: (1) a memory configured to store dual deterministic... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140327675 - Ray-mediated illumination control: There is provided a method for ray-mediated illumination control. The method includes identifying a first activation region corresponding to one of an origin and a destination of a ray, where the ray is described by a ray data associated with the ray. The method further includes identifying a second activation... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20140327673 - Real-time global illumination using pre-computed photon paths: A method for real-time global illumination of a computer graphics scene is described, wherein the method comprises the steps of providing a plurality of samples of a computer graphics scene, each sample including an indication of intersections of sample rays with other samples of the plurality of samples; determining, for... Agent:

20140327674 - Scene reconstruction from high spatio-angular resolution light fields: The disclosure provides an approach for estimating depth in a scene. According to one aspect, regions where the depth estimation is expected to perform well may first be identified in full-resolution epipolar-plane images (EPIs) generated from a plurality of images of the scene. Depth estimates for EPI-pixels with high edge... Agent:

20140327676 - View point representation for 3-d scenes: Techniques are described for deriving information, including graphical representations, based on perspectives of a 3D scene by utilizing sensor model representations of location points in the 3D scene. A 2D view point representation of a location point is derived based on the sensor model representation. From this information, a data... Agent:

20140327677 - Method and system for providing a graphical representation on a second screen of social messages related to content on a first screen: The present disclosure is directed towards a method and system method for providing a graphical representation of social messages on a second screen relating to content displayed on a first screen. The disclosure involves monitoring social media for one or more messages relating to content being displayed on a first... Agent:

20140327678 - Methods and systems to generate graphical representations of relationships between persons based on transactions: In one example embodiment, a system and method is shown as including identifying a context set data defining a context within which a person resides. Next, an operation is executed so as to retrieve the context set data that includes person data and relationship between persons data, the relationship between... Agent:

20140327679 - Apparatus and method for processing digital image: An apparatus including: an image sensor unit configured to convert a sensed hand-drawn sketch to a digital image, an image display unit configured to visualize the digital image to a virtual hand-drawn sketch, and a controller configured to sense a first hand-drawn sketch being drawn with a first sketching tool... Agent:

20140327681 - Animation control methods and systems: Animation control methods and systems. In one embodiment, a method to control animations includes receiving data representing content of a page (e.g. a web page), detecting, from the data, whether the page includes animated content, determining whether to halt execution of the detected animated content, and halting execution of the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140327680 - Automated video looping with progressive dynamism: Various technologies described herein pertain to generating a video loop. An input video can be received, where the input video includes values at pixels over a time range. An optimization can be performed to determine a respective input time interval within the time range of the input video for each... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140327683 - Graphics processor with non-blocking concurrent architecture: In some aspects, systems and methods provide for forming groupings of a plurality of independently-specified computation workloads, such as graphics processing workloads, and in a specific example, ray tracing workloads. The workloads include a scheduling key, which is one basis on which the groupings can be formed. Workloads grouped together... Agent: Imagination Technologies Limited

20140327682 - Reducing the number of io requests to memory when executing a program that iteratively processes contiguous data: Methods and apparatuses to reduce the number of IO requests to memory when executing a program that iteratively processes contiguous data are provided. A first set of data elements may be loaded in a first register and a second set of data elements may be loaded in a second register.... Agent:

20140327684 - Graphics processing systems: A tile-based graphics processing system comprises a host processor 1 and a graphics processing pipeline 3. The graphics processing pipeline 3 includes a rasteriser, a renderer, a tile buffer comprising an allocated amount of memory for use as the tile buffer, and a write out stage configured to write data... Agent:

20140327685 - Image transmitting apparatus, image receiving apparatus, and control methods thereof: An image transmitting apparatus including: a processor to process image content; an interface to transmit a data stream of the processed image content to an image receiving apparatus; and a controller to control the data stream to be transmitted from the interface based on a transfer method, to receive status... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140327686 - Drawing method, apparatus, and terminal: A drawing method, apparatus, and terminal, where: a drawing command set of a current frame is received; a CPU drawing time and a GPU drawing time of the current frame are determined according to the drawing command set of the current frame; and if the CPU drawing time is less... Agent:

20140327687 - Image generating apparatus and method for controlling the same: Operations by the user include a first change operation to move a display target area in a horizontal direction, a second change operation to move a display target area in a depth direction, and a third change operation to change the display magnification. In an image generating apparatus, data to... Agent:

20140327688 - Graphics processing systems: A tile-based graphics processing pipeline comprising a rasteriser 3, a renderer 6, a tile buffer 10 configured to store rendered fragment data locally to the graphics processing pipeline prior to that data being written out to an external memory, a write out stage 13 configured to write data stored in... Agent: Arm Limited

20140327689 - Technique for real-time rendering of temporally interpolated two-dimensional contour lines on a graphics processing unit: A method for rendering animated contour lines in real-time on a graphics processing unit employs a two-stage rendering technique using two separate pixel shaders and three texture stages. A dynamically generated one-dimensional color key lookup texture is generated and passed to the first pixel shader along with two texture datasets... Agent:

20140327691 - High dynamic range image editing: A high dynamic range image editing system for editing an image file having pixels spanning a first range of light intensity levels in an image editing system that only displays differences in the light intensity levels of pixels within a second range of light intensity levels that is less than... Agent: University Of Southern California

20140327690 - System, method, and computer program product for computing indirect lighting in a cloud network: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for computing indirect lighting in a cloud network. In operation, one or more scenes for rendering are identified. Further, indirect lighting associated with the one or more scenes is identified. Additionally, computation associated with the indirect lighting is performed in a... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140327693 - Apparatus for processing on-screen display and system for reprogramming camera module having the same: There is provided an apparatus for processing an on-screen display (OSD), the apparatus including: a buffer unit receiving first dynamic guideline image information, a color determining unit determining colors for previously divided sections included in the first dynamic guideline image information from the buffering unit, and an image synthesizing unit... Agent:

20140327692 - Selective monitor control: Reducing energy usage by a monitor includes a map manager between a monitor interface and a processor that divides a display area of a monitor into areas and stores display information in a staging area. The map manager distinguishes an active window selected by a user from the remainder inactive,... Agent:

20140327694 - Simultaneous display of multiple content items: Techniques for presenting multiple content items on a display without hardware modification. These techniques determine a first angle relative to the display at which a first content item is to be shown and a second content item is to be hidden. The techniques also determine a second angle at which... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140327695 - Image processing apparatus and control method therefor: An image processing apparatus according to the present invention comprises a generation unit configured to generate a lookup table having a specific number of lattice points for converting input image data into display image data having a different gradation characteristic by using a predetermined expression and a conversion unit configured... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20140327696 - Variable acuity rendering using multisample anti-aliasing: Embodiments are described for a method for using anti-aliasing hardware to generate a higher resolution image at the processing of a lower resolution image with anti-aliasing. A graphics image comprising allocating a buffer used in a multisample anti-aliasing process, wherein the allocated buffer has a dimension comprising a reduction in... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

20140327697 - Image processing device, method for controlling image processing device, program, and information storage medium: Provided is an image processing device capable of obtaining a trimming image including a characteristic part of a target image without having a person to select the characteristic part of the target image. A setting unit sets a plurality of trimming candidate areas in a target image. A calculation unit... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.

20140327698 - System and method for hybrid graphics and text rendering and client computer and graphics processing unit incorporating the same: A client computer, a graphics processing unit (GPU) and a method for hybrid graphics and text rendering. One embodiment of the client computer operable to display a remotely rendered image includes: (1) a network interface controller (NIC) configured to receive the remotely rendered image and un-rendered text, (2) a processor... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20140327700 - Information processing device and method of processing information: A method and apparatus adapted to input a position and orientation of a viewpoint in an image in MR space obtained by superimposing a first virtual object to be displayed on a display of a real space; to input a position and orientation of the real object; to calculate an... Agent:

20140327699 - Piloting assistance device capable of displaying an animation, and associated method: A device is provided for assisting in the piloting of a vehicle, in particular an aircraft. The device includes a surface displaying images and a display management unit for images designed to be displayed on the display surface superimposed on a view of the outside landscape. The management unit is... Agent: Dassault Aviation

20140327701 - Operation apparatus and information processing system: An operation apparatus includes: a touch panel; a coordinate information generation unit which has a plurality of coordinate generation modes including a first coordinate generation mode; a receiving unit which receives an identification operation for switching from a coordinate generation mode to another coordinate generation mode among the coordinate generation... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20140327702 - System and method for generating a 2d image using mammography and/or tomosynthesis image data: The invention includes a method including the steps of obtaining a plurality of images, each of the images in the plurality having at least one corresponding region, generating a merged image, the merged image also having the corresponding region. The step of generating includes selecting an image source from the... Agent:

20140327703 - Map display device and map display method: An object of the present invention is to provide a map display device and a map display method that facilitate comprehension of relevance between drawing objects in a plurality of map drawing pictures and improve user operability. The map display device according to the present invention includes: a controller that... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20140327707 - Custom psfs using clustered light sources: Light sources of a backlight are configured to customize the shape of light emitted from the clusters. The clusters are activated as a unit and modulated as to brightness, but of the customized shape. All clusters can have a similar customized PSF, or the customization of each cluster may be... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20140327708 - Display device: Provided is a liquid crystal display device (display device) 1 equipped with a backlight device (backlight unit) 3 and a liquid crystal panel (display unit) 2. In the liquid crystal display device 1, the backlight device 3 is provided with a light guide plate 6 that, while guiding the light... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140327706 - Display device and method for adjusting display device: According to one embodiment, a method is disclosed for adjusting a display device. The device includes light sources, light guides, light extraction units, and a controller. The light guides have an incident portion, one other end portion, and a side surface. The light extraction units form pixels. The controller supplies... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140327704 - Intensity compensation method and display control device and image display device applying the same: An intensity compensation method for a display control device includes steps of obtaining a plurality of backlight duties of a plurality of backlights according to an image data; calculating a plurality of compensation gains according to the plurality of backlight duties and a non-uniform backlight profile, wherein the non-uniform backlight... Agent: Novatek (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

20140327705 - Organic light emitting display device with side-view protecting feature: A method of operating a light emitting, image display device that is configured to normally display to one or more viewers, a corresponding image thereof with a relatively wide viewing angle and relatively good contrast, includes selectively outputting to one or more peripheral portions of the wide viewing angle, privacy-protecting... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20140327709 - High resolution low power consumption oled display with extended lifetime: Arrangements of pixel components that allow driving three or less of four or more sub-pixels to emit an original color signal are disclosed. A first projection of the original color signal may be projected onto the two sub-pixel's color space. The first projection may then be projected onto a second... Agent:

20140327711 - Content-preserving screen saver: A content-preserving screen saver (CPSS) method for controlling a display apparatus is disclosed. When a CPSS method is implemented, the screen content may be displayed at a relatively lower resolution, such as half resolution or some other fraction of full resolution, by deactivating some of the display pixels or subpixels.... Agent:

20140327710 - Systems and methods for increasing spatial or temporal resolution for dual modulated display systems: Dual modulation display systems comprising a first modulation layer and a second modulation layer are disclosed, such that the first modulation layer and the second modulation layer are offset by a desired distance. In one embodiment, the offset distance may be an actual spatial offset distance in one, two or... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

  
  
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