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20090257324 - Flexible waveguide with adjustable index of refraction: A flexible waveguide with an adjustable index of refraction. The core layer and/or the cladding layer of a flexible waveguide may include a plurality of nanoparticles having a different index of refraction than the core layer and/or cladding layer. The plurality of nanoparticles may have an index of refraction that... Agent: Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP
20090257325 - Optical disk medium and method and apparatus for reading information: An optical disk medium includes a track groove thereon. On the optical disk medium, information is recorded along the track groove on a block unit basis. The block unit has a predetermined length. The block unit having the predetermined length includes a number of sub-blocks that are arranged along the... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
20090257326 - Medium management method and storage device: A medium management method is disclosed. A removable medium is conveyed to a drive section when the removable medium is inserted into a medium accommodation section. The drive section reproduces and reads information from the medium and determines whether the medium is a first medium or a second medium on... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090257327 - Optical signal detecting circuit and information reproducing device using the same: An object of the present invention is to achieve both low noise and fast response in an optical signal detecting circuit capable of providing all of three signals—a focus error signal, a tracking error signal, and an RF signal—with only a single detection system. A single current-to-voltage converter converts a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090257328 - Method and apparatus for recording or reproducing on or from optical medium using sbm information: A method and apparatus for recording or reproducing data are discussed. According to an embodiment, the invention is directed to a method for recording data onto a recording medium having a recording layer, the recording layer including an inner area, a data area and an outer area, the data area... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090257329 - Information recording medium, information recording apparatus and method, information reproducing apparatus and method, and computer program: An information recording medium is provided with: a first recording layer in which one portion of record information including predetermined data can be recorded, the predetermined data being (i) capable of setting a recording layer close to a physically or optically recorded state, and (ii) capable of setting the recording... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090257330 - Optical disc drive apparatus and its control method: An optical disc drive apparatus which is mounted on a mobile apparatus, which at least reads information from a disc surface of an optical disc disposed in a predetermined position by using a pickup, which is robust against vibration, and which is capable of preventing collision between the disc surface... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090257331 - Reproduction data recording methods: A reproduction data recording method for an optical storage medium. The method comprises storing additional data to a first temporary region of a memory device; reading the first recorded data from the optical storage medium and storing the first recorded data to the first temporary region; reading a data segment... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090257332 - optical disc reading apparatus and method therefore: An optical disc reading apparatus, such as a Near Filed optical disc reading apparatus, comprises a disc reader (401) which generates a first signal by reading an optical disc (403). A bit detector (407) detects data values in response to the first signal and data reference signals which are indicative... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090257333 - Integrated circuit, optical disk device, and signal processing method: Before initiation of tracking control, an optical disk device performs an offset amount obtaining operation, in which a difference between a middle value of the amplitude of a tracking error signal and a predetermined reference value is obtained as an offset amount. After the initiation of the tracking control, the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090257334 - Digital signal reproducing apparatus: A digital signal reproducing apparatus includes an analog to digital converter for sampling and quantizing a signal read from an optical recording medium in accordance with a reproduced clock having a frequency which is one-half of a channel bit frequency and outputting an obtained digital RF signal, an offset compensation... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090257335 - Audio signal processing method: An audio signal processing method includes the steps of: dividing an audio signal data stream into a plurality of selection segments; determining a target segment in the audio signal data stream, the target segment including a splice point for splicing a splice segment thereto; selecting one of the selection segments... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090257336 - Device for marking optical discs in a non-destructive, tamper-proof manner for licensing and other purposes: A marking device for marking optical discs in a non-destructive, tamper-proof manner for licensing and other purposes such as part of a digital content library service includes top and bottom structures coupled together by a hinge. The bottom structure is adapted with a mounting post in a recessed area defined... Agent: Patent Department Macrovision Corporation
20090257337 - Optical information recording and reproducing apparatus: An optical information recording and reproducing apparatus includes an optical pickup, a phase conjugate optical system, a disc cure optical system, and a defect discrimination optical system; and an optical detector that receives a light emitted from the defect discrimination optical system and transmitted through or reflected from an optical... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090257339 - Optical head device and optical information recording or reproducing apparatus: There is disclosed an optical head apparatus and an optical information recording or reproducing apparatus capable of obtaining a high light output at a recording time, and a high S/N at a reproducing time with respect to any of disks of next-generation, DVD, and CD standards. Light having a wavelength... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20090257338 - Optical pickup objective lens, optical pickup apparatus and optical disc apparatus: A pickup lens has a plurality of ring zones on at least one surface, and steps are formed respectively between the plurality of ring zones. The plurality of steps have step differences causing laser light to have a phase difference to reduce aberration occurring in the pickup lens due to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090257340 - Optical head: The head includes: a first optical system for converging light from a light source on a first or second storage layer; a second optical system for receiving and transmitting light reflected from the first layer and stray light reflected from the second layer when the light is converged on the... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090257341 - Multilayer optical recording medium: In a multilayer optical recording medium having at least three recording layers, an influence of interlayer crosstalk due to an unnecessary light is removed. Each of the recording layers includes an information recording area, and the recording layers other than the nearest recording layer and the farthest recording layer when... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.10/08/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20090252000 - Adaptive high fidelity reproduction system: Audio is adaptively associated with speakers, depending on the speaker configuration that is present. Each speaker it receives an audio assignment based on its individual spectral characteristics. As more speakers are added, content is adaptively associated with that you speaker, and taken away from the previous.... Agent: Scott C Harris
20090252001 - Adaptive high fidelity reproduction system: Audio is adaptively associated with speakers, depending on the speaker configuration that is present. Each speaker it receives an audio assignment based on its individual spectral characteristics. As more speakers are added, content is adaptively associated with that you speaker, and taken away from the previous.... Agent: Scott C Harris
20090252002 - Near-field light-emitting element and optical head: A near-field light-emitting element includes a transparent medium having a plane of incidence into which a laser beam enters, and a light-condensing plane on which the laser beam having entered the plane of incidence is concentrated, and a metal body provided on the light-condensing plane of the transparent medium having... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090252003 - Optical recording/reproducing apparatus and focus search method: Disclosed is an optical recording/reproducing apparatus capable of performing focus search with high reliability even when a wavefront aberration occurs due to a thickness of a protective layer of an optical disk. The optical recording/reproducing apparatus comprises: an optical system which focuses the beam spot into the recording medium; a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090252007 - Method and apparatus for recording management information on a recording medium and the recording medium: The write-once recording medium has a data structure for managing temporary defect management areas, TDMAs, of the recording medium, where each TDMA is for at least storing temporary defect management information. In one embodiment, the recording medium includes a TDMA access indicator, TAI, area for selectively storing data indicating which... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090252004 - Light beam output control device, light beam emission control program, and recording medium on which light beam emission control program is recorded: An optical pickup device 100 calculates an error between a detection voltage, a laser, and a target value of each kind of the detected laser beams. If the calculated error is not in a predetermined range for each kind of the laser beams, the optical pickup device makes each kind... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20090252006 - Optical disc device and control method: According to one embodiment, an optical disc device includes a semiconductor laser which generates laser light to irradiate an optical disc, and an automatic power control circuit which detects an optical output of the semiconductor laser, sets driving current data equalized to reflect the detection result, and drives the semiconductor... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090252005 - Test writing method and information recording device: The object of the present invention is to provide a test writing method for seeking the optimum write power correctly and in a short time under a high speed recording condition in a test writing method and an information recording device for recording information by forming different marks from the... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC
20090252008 - Analysis of optical effects on storage medium: A method of analyzing the quality of optical effects on an optical recording medium as well as applications of the method in connection with optimizing a write strategy and analyzing the write quality for an optical recording medium are disclosed. The method comprising the steps of determining waveforms of a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090252010 - Optical disk drive with disk type determination and method of determining a disk type of an optical disk with an optical disk drive: An optical disk drive and a method for determining a disk type are described. The optical disk drive may be arranged to receive a radial error signal while an incident beam is focused onto the optical disk and before tracking the track, to analyze the radial error signal for detecting... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090252011 - Optical information recording/ reproducing device and optical information recording/ reproducing method: An optical information recording/reproducing device includes a liquid optical element containing a liquid crystal polymer layer in an optical head. A liquid crystal optical element drive unit drives a liquid crystal optical element having a first pattern electrode divided into a plurality of region at one side of the liquid... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090252009 - Positioning control unit and optical disk drive: A position-error-signal calculation circuit (105) calculates a relative position error between a laser-focused-beam spot (103) and an information recording layer (102), and generates a focus error signal (106). A filter (108) amplifies and passes therethrough a signal component in the vicinity of the natural resonance frequency of at least one... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090252012 - Defect inspection method and disk drive using same: Provided are a disk defect inspection method and apparatus. The defect inspection method includes; determining an independent recording density value for disk defect detection in relation to disk drive component factors excepting a disk of the disk drive, and performing a disk defect inspection using the independent recording density value... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20090252015 - Brushless motor and disk drive apparatus provided with the same: A brushless motor includes a substantially flat attachment plate and a circuit board. The attachment plate includes a plurality of motor attachment portions and a base portion arranged to interconnect the motor attachment portions. The circuit board is arranged on an upper surface of the base portion and includes a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090252013 - Hydrazide chelate complex compound, optical recording medium using the compound and recording method thereof: In general formula (1), ring A represents an aromatic ring; R1 and R6 each represent an aromatic ring group or a monovalent nonaromatic ring substituent having 20 or less carbon atoms; R2 to R5 each represent a hydrogen atom, an aromatic ring group, or a monovalent nonaromatic ring substituent having... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090252016 - Information recording apparatus and method, and computer program: An information recording apparatus forms a record mark corresponding to a recording signal by applying a laser beam to a recording medium, and includes: a light source for emitting the laser beam; a signal generating device for generating a recording pulse signal for driving the light source on the basis... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090252014 - Optical drive capable of replaying optical carriers with high birefringence: The invention relates to an optical drive for reading information from an optical disk (1) with a high birefringence. A radiation beam (5) has a modulated read power level of frequency F1. A polarizing beam splitter (PBS; 6) guides the reflected beam (8) from the disk (1) towards a photo... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090252017 - Optical compensator for use in an optical scanning device: An optical compensator for use in an optical scanning device for scanning optical record carriers, there being at least two different information layer depths within two different ones of the carriers, the optical record carriers including a first optical record carrier (3′), a second optical record carrier and a third... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090252018 - Hologram lens manufacturing apparatus, hologram lens, method of manufacturing hologram lens, information recording apparatus, and information reproducing apparatus: A hologram lens manufacturing apparatus includes: a separation unit that separates a light beam emitted from a light source into a reference light beam and an irradiation light beam; an irradiation light irradiating unit that collects the irradiation light beam so as to have a focal point at a predetermined... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090252019 - Micro optical pickup apparatus: This invention discloses a micro optical pickup apparatus for providing an incident light to an optical recording medium, receiving a reflected light from the optical recording medium, and thereby accessing data of the optical recording medium. The micro optical pickup apparatus includes a light source generating element for producing the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20090252023 - Integrated optical system and method of manufacturing the same and information recording and/or reproducing apparatus using the integrated optical system: An optical system and an information apparatus using the optical system are provided. The optical system includes an optical bench on which a light source and a photodetector including a main photodetector receiving the light are mounted. A lens unit is coupled to the optical bench, and an optical path... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090252022 - Method of manufacturing synthetic resin lens, method of manufacturing reformed synthetic resin material and optical pickup apparatus: A method of manufacturing a synthetic resin lens, comprising: adjusting a degree of change in transmittance of a lens member made of synthetic resin for a blue violet laser beam with accumulated application of the blue violet laser beam, by applying to the lens member an electromagnetic wave shorter in... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP
20090252020 - Optical pickup: An optical pickup according to the present invention includes: an objective lens 1 for converging laser light onto a signal plane of an optical disc 14; a lens actuator 3, 4, 5 capable of moving the objective lens 1 in a direction at least perpendicular to the signal plane of... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090252024 - Signal processing circuit and reproducing apparatus: A signal processing circuit is provided with a signal input layer having a plurality of signal input sections which receive signal input; a plurality of signal processing layers whereupon a plurality of signal processing sections, which are arranged corresponding to each of the signal input sections and processes in parallel... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090252025 - Method and apparatus of obtaining directivity: A method of obtaining directivity in an optical waveguide includes the steps of falling incident light on surface of diffuse reflection members arranged at a center portion of the optical waveguide, generating a first table relative to an amount of emitted light that is acquired at a circumference of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.10/01/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20090245033 - Adaptive high fidelity reproduction system: Audio is adaptively associated with speakers, depending on the speaker configuration that is present. Each speaker it receives an audio assignment based on its individual spectral characteristics. As more speakers are added, content is adaptively associated with that you speaker, and taken away from the previous.... Agent: Scott C Harris
20090245034 - Optical device, optically assisted magnetic recording head and optically assisted magnetic recording apparatus: Provided are an optical device, optically assisted magnetic recording head and optically assisted magnetic recording apparatus that effectively emit the introduced light, from the apex portion of a waveguide. The optical device includes: an optical element having a substantially parabolic outline which contains a side surface and the apex portion... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP
20090245035 - Disc storage apparatus and disc storage method: A disc storage apparatus includes a disc changer mechanism including a disc slot through which a disc is insertable, a storage section having storage locations that are capable of storing discs inserted through the disc slot, and a transport mechanism that transports the disc, inserted through the disc slot, to... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090245036 - Servo control device, servo control method, and servo control program: A servo control device that is capable of optimizing gain that is used in servo control and stabilizing the servo control even when the gain changes due to change in the status of overrecording over the same radial position on an optical disc. When drawing a visible image on the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20090245037 - Focus servo method, optical reproducing method, and optical reproducing apparatus: A focus servo method includes: causing light to enter an objective lens at an eccentric position; irradiating light onto recording marks of an optical recording medium in an oblique direction with respect to a thickness direction of the optical recording medium; detecting light reflected by the recording marks as a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090245038 - Track-jump control system and method for maintaining track-jump stability: A track-jump control system and method are provided. The track-jump control system applied in an optical disc drive comprises a signal generator, a protection device, a velocity estimator, and a controller. The signal generator receives the signal from the PUH and generates a tracking signal and a position signal. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090245039 - Optical recording/reproducing apparatus: An optical recording/reproducing apparatus includes a disc, a pickup to irradiate a laser beam to the disc and detect a reflected light of the irradiated laser beam, a controller to generate a tracking error signal from a signal of the reflected light and generate a control driving signal for track... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20090245040 - Optical disc reproducing apparatus and optical disc reproducing method: An optical disc reproducing apparatus according to the present invention includes an optical pickup for receiving a reflection signal from an optical disc having a land and a groove, an error signal creation unit for creating a tracking error signal from the reflection signal, a polarity switching unit arranged to... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090245041 - System for preventing excessive skipping on audio disks: The present invention provides for a method for reducing undesirable skipping during playback of a compact disc in a compact disc player. A lens system of the compact disc player reads audio data and subcode data from the compact disc. The subcode data includes Q channel bits and P channel... Agent: Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP
20090245046 - Recording device for recording a content into a plurality of recording media and control method thereof: A recording device records contents in a plurality of recording media. While the recording device records a content in a recording medium, if a free space of the recording medium runs out, an unrecorded part of the content needs to be recorded in another recording medium. In order to play... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090245047 - Method of encoding data on an information carrier, system for reading such an information carrier: The invention relates to a method of encoding a set of data on an information carrier comprising data areas each intended to store a data, each data area being characterized by a transmission coefficient and a phase-shift coefficient, said method comprising a step of calculating the transmission coefficient and phase-shift... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090245048 - Optical recording method and optical recording apparatus: Disclosed is an optical recording method. The optical recording method includes emitting laser light from a mode-locked laser light source, modulating a pulse of the laser light during a time period when a recording mark is formed in a medium, and irradiating the medium with the laser light modulated.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090245049 - Hybrid recording device: A hybrid recording device having a non-volatile semiconductor memory and a recording magnetic disk includes a mapping unit that maps a first recording area in the recording magnetic disk and a second recording area in the non-volatile semiconductor memory, and a controller that controls an access to the second recording... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090245042 - Optical disc apparatus and light power correcting method: An optical disc apparatus includes: an obtaining unit obtaining a sensitivity coefficient indicating a relation between a light power of a semiconductor laser and a monitor value; a first deriving unit deriving a first monitor value in setting the light power at a peak power; a second deriving unit deriving... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090245044 - Optical disc apparatus and optical disc recording and reproducing method: Provided is an optical disc apparatus including: a recording unit configured to record data on an optical disc with laser lights of recoding powers set for first and second layers thereof; and a control unit configured to record/reproduce test data on/from these layers, determine first and second optimum recording powers... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090245045 - Optical disk device and control method: According to one embodiment, an optical disk device includes a laser light source that emits laser light to be applied to an optical disk, an automatic power control circuit that controls a laser output of the laser light source, and a control processor that performs a setting data transmission process... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090245043 - Optical recording/reproducing apparatus and optical recording/reproducing method: Disclosed is an optical recording/reproducing apparatus. The optical recording/reproducing apparatus includes a laser light source capable of emitting pulsed laser light in a mode-locked state in which light beams having different wavelengths are synchronized and the pulsed laser light is oscillated, means for controlling the laser light source to be... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090245051 - Method and apparatus for laser control during recording: The invention relates to recording on a medium, and in particular, to laser control during recording data on an optical medium. A laser control method for dynamically adjusting laser power during recording data onto an optical disc comprises: recording normal data onto the optical disc according to an initial laser... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090245050 - Optical disk device and power supply method: According to one embodiment, an optical disk device includes types of semiconductor laser diodes configured to emit laser light of different wavelengths, an output control circuit configured to control light output of each semiconductor laser diode, and a composite power source configured to generate voltages required for driving the types... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090245054 - Method and device for enhanced robustness of near-field optical systems: The invention comprises a method and device for application in a near-field optical system such that the robustness of the optical system and the system performance are enhanced. Use or threshold values, in combination with signals already present in the system, facilities protection by implementation of corrective actions to be... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090245052 - Optical recording method, optical recording apparatus, optical recording medium, and optical recording and reproducing method: For the purpose, a optical recording method and the like are provided that comprise a step of detecting pattern position, in which at least one of an information light and a reference light is irradiated to an optical recording medium, and the pattern position is detected by a reflected light,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090245053 - Recording medium, data recording apparatus, data reproducing apparatus and data recording method: Provided is a new-type recordable DVD medium characterized in having medium characteristics not defined in the DVD-R standards and-having compatibility with the DVD-ROM standards. Since information on the new-type recordable DVD medium can be played back by an existing player, even when content data protected by CSS (Content Scrambling System)... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090245055 - Dvd replication of encoded content: An apparatus includes a controller for enabling replicating of media content from encoded content received, and a recorder responsive to the controller for recording content on media readable by a device other than said recorder.... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090245056 - Optical disk device and control method: According to one embodiment, an optical disk device includes a semiconductor laser, a circuit which generates a timing signal to determine a recording pulse timing, a circuit which sets a magnitude of a current for the laser, a circuit which switches the magnitude of the current according to the timing... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090245057 - Sensor detachment detection circuit, sensor detachment detection method, and information storage device: A fault detection circuit, for detecting a fault condition associated with a sensor (wherein non-fault detection signals output by the sensor include high frequency noise components), includes: an input unit to receive a raw signal from the sensor and to provide a corresponding detection signal; and a determination unit to... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090245058 - Information processing apparatus and method, program, recording medium, and information processing system: An information processing apparatus includes a measuring unit, a transmitter, and a receiver. The measuring unit first measures the performance of the information processing apparatus. The transmitter then transmits measurement results in the form of information indicating the performance measured by the measuring unit, together with a content request requesting... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090245059 - Method and apparatus for recording or retrieving information on optical disc, and manufacturing process of optical disc on which information is recorded: A method for recording information on an optical disc having a recording layer which contains a two-photon absorption compound is provided. In this method, the information to be recorded is obtained as first pit array data indicative of a first linear array of pits, wherein the pits in the first... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090245060 - Method and apparatus for writing data on storage medium: A data recording method according to the present invention is a method for recording data as edge position information, including marks and spaces of multiple different lengths, on a storage medium by irradiating the storage medium with a pulsed energy beam. The method includes the steps of: (A) generating a... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090245061 - Apparatus for manufacturing information record medium, information record medium, information recording apparatus and information recording method: On an information record medium (10, 11), record information can be recorded one time or a plurality of times by a predetermined record format. An apparatus for manufacturing the information record medium by using a stamper (27, 28) is provided with an embossed pit array forming device (20 to 26,... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20090245062 - Method and apparatus for editing an optical disc: A method is provided for editing an optical disc having a plurality of application-functional-layers. The method comprises the steps of obtaining description information of an edit performed on a program data in one of the layers, and generating a sharing information according to the description information in order to correspondingly... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090245063 - Device for automatic back-up, organization and operation using voice recognition search engine for computer file media: A digital memory organizer including a digital memory with a connection to a computer and designated software associated with the digital memory to carry out functions as automatic copying digital data, burning digital data onto hardware, organizing digital data according to the instruction of the user and in default of... Agent: Uzi Ezra Havosha & Partners
20090245064 - Combination optical media, device and method for accessing thereof: A combination optical disc (1) is disclosed, which contains at least two information layers (10, 11) of at least two different storage formats selected from for example CD, DVD, BD. Information is stored on the disc (1) concerning the storage format of the layers (10, 11). According to an embodiment... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090245065 - Optical disc device and focus control method: A focus control section first performs a reference focus control process in which a reference optical beam is focused on a reference layer of an optical disc according to the result of receiving a reference reflection optical beam, and then switches from the reference focus control process to an information... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090245066 - Optical data carrier, and method for reading/recording data therein: An optical data carrier is presented. The data carrier comprises: at least one recording layer composed of a material having a fluorescent property variable on occurrence of multi-photon absorption resulting from an optical beam, said recording layer having a thickness for forming a plurality of recording planes therein; at least... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20090245068 - Optical pickup device and optical disc drive: An optical pickup device according to the present invention includes: first and second light sources that are driven selectively and that emit blue and red light beams, respectively; an optical element for splitting the blue and red light beams emitted into main and sub-blue beams and main and sub-red beams,... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090245067 - Optical writing device and optical writing method: An optical writing device performs writing on an exposure region of a light writing display medium. The optical writing device includes an accommodation section, a light irradiation member, a voltage application member, a medium conveyance member and control means. The control means performs control for: applying voltage with the voltage... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090245069 - Recording medium and recording system: Disclosed herein is a recording medium on or from which the recording or reproduction of data is stably performed. On the recording medium, data are recorded three-dimensionally by the irradiation of a recording laser beam. The recording medium includes a reflection control layer including a plurality of reflection layers stacked... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090245071 - Optical disc device and media type determination method: A device includes: an objective lens that serves as a lens having a first numerical aperture when a first optical beam corresponding to a first optical disc converges on the first optical disc while serving as a lens having a second numerical aperture when a second optical beam corresponding to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090245072 - Optical pickup apparatus: An optical-pickup apparatus comprising: a laser diode to emit laser light forward and backward; an objective lens to focus the laser light emitted forward from the laser diode onto a signal-recording layer of an optical disc; a spherical-aberration correction element that is arranged on an optical path between the laser... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090245070 - Suspension arm actuator for an optical scanning device: The invention relates to a suspension arm actuator for an optical scanning device, comprising a suspension arm designed as a two-arm lever and allocated to an optical recording carrier. The suspension arm is, in known manner, mounted to a support between the lever arms such that it can be pivoted... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090245073 - Optical pickup apparatus: An optical-pickup apparatus comprising: a laser diode; an objective lens made of a synthetic resin to focus laser light emitted from the laser diode onto a signal-recording layer of an optical disc; a collimating lens that is arranged in an optical path between the laser diode and the objective lens,... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090245074 - Pick-up head assembly for optical disc employing electrically tunable liquid crystal lens: An optical disc storage system employs a read/write pick-up head assembly in which the optical path between the disc and the read/write light source, usually a laser diode, includes both a conventional objective lens formed of glass or plastic, with a fixed focus, and a liquid crystal lens which is... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20090245075 - Optical head device, optical information device, computer, disc player, car navigation system, optical disc recorder, and vehicle: The optical head device includes a plurality of light sources switchably usable; an objective lens for converging light emitted from one of the plurality of light sources to an information recording layer of an optical disc; and a light detector for receiving the light reflected by the information recording layer... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090245076 - Laser driving circuit, its recording compensation method and optical-disk apparatus: A laser driving circuit employing a recording compensation circuit configured to generate a light emission timing of a laser on the basis of recorded data and a recording clock signal which are supplied to the recording compensation circuit includes: a phase synchronization circuit; a skew determination circuit; and a data... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090245077 - Optical recording method and optical recording apparatus: Disclosed is an optical recording method. The optical recording method includes irradiating an area where a recording mark is formed in a medium with a pulse train of laser light, and irradiating the area where the recording mark is formed with continuous-wave laser light that is continuously output.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090245078 - Lubricant for data sensing interface and method of lubrication: A data sensing interface comprising a surface of a recording medium and a tip of a data sensor positioned to sense data stored on the recording medium and a layer of polyphenyl ether disposed between the tip and the surface to function as a lubricant. A method of reducing wear... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC C/o Westman, Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20090245079 - Optical recording medium having super-resolution structure for improvement of reproducing stability and noise characteristic in low frequency band: A super-resolution optical recording medium includes a reflective layer formed on a substrate, a recording layer for recording information thereon, a super-resolution layer made of a chalcogenide semiconductor material, and a first and a second dielectric layers laminated on upper and lower surfaces of the super-resolution layer. The recording layer... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090245080 - Player-readable code on optical media: An optical article for playback in a player includes a plurality of optically detectable marks disposed on a surface of the optical article; wherein the plurality of optically detectable marks are in a pre-determined combination of a first state and a second state; and at least one first control logic... Agent: General Electric Company Global ResearchPrevious industry: Horology: time measuring systems or devices
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