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Dynamic information storage or retrieval December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/10

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12/30/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100329085 - Near-field light generating device including near-field light generating element disposed over waveguide with buffer layer and adhesion layer therebetween: A near-field light generating device includes: a waveguide; a buffer layer disposed on the top surface of the waveguide; an adhesion layer that is formed by incompletely oxidizing a metal layer and disposed on the buffer layer; and a near-field light generating element disposed on the adhesion layer. The adhesion... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100329086 - Optical disc reproducing method: There is provided an optical disc reproducing method capable of reproducing a non-finalized DVD+R. When a seek operation is performed from a present address on the non-finalized DVD+R to an outer circumferential side target address, the outer circumferential direction total jump number of tracks is calculated from a difference between... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20100329087 - Device-specific and application-specific computing device, playback device and method for controlling playback device using computing device: A device-specific and application-specific computing device, a playback device and a method for controlling the playback device using the computing device is disclosed. In accordance with the present invention, a user may control the playback device using a control information generated according to a device configuration information of the computing... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20100329088 - Device for determining existence of wobble, medium discrimination device, method of determining existence of wobble, and medium discrimination method: The invention device has amplitude correction means for generating, from a radial push-pull signal, a wobble signal which has been corrected such that the amplitude of a predetermined frequency component is kept substantially constant, and for outputting a magnification for correcting the amplitude of the predetermined frequency component as a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100329089 - Optical disc drive and method of operating the same: An optical disc drive, and a method of driving the optical disc drive are provided. Where the optical disc drive has a connectivity or a compatibility with a host that is incompatible with the optical disc drive, a file system and device information accepted by the host are provided. The... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100329090 - Target level setting method for a signal used in maximum-likelihood decoding in prml processing of a signal reproduced from an optical information recording medium, playback device for an optical information recording medium, and target level setting prog: Target levels in the PRML method are adaptively set under conditions of simplicity and a low cost. A method of setting a target level for reproduction of an optical information recording medium includes: a step of producing a reproduction signal from reflected light of laser light irradiated to an optical... Agent: Masao Yoshimura, Chen Yoshimura LLP

20100329091 - Delay line on a movable substrate accessing data storage media: An apparatus includes a read/write head disposed on a slider, a control circuit disposed on the slider, and an adjustable delay line disposed on the slider. The adjustable delay line delays transmission of aligned write data to the read/write head by an adjustable delay. The adjustable delay is controlled by... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC C/o Westman, Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100329092 - Optical disc drive device: A hybrid BD drive 1 (1) of the present invention includes a flash control section (2) which (a) uses a flash memory (7) as a cache memory in a case where the hybrid BD drive (1) receives an address or data via an interface (13) and which (b) uses the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100329093 - Disk inspection apparatus: A disk inspection apparatus for discriminating disks. The disk inspection apparatus has an ECC control section and a comparison section. The ECC control section measures the number of error corrections PIE and the number of error correction failures PIF in a predetermined section of the disk. The comparison section discriminates... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100329094 - Information recording apparatus and information recording method: According to one embodiment, an information recording apparatus for recording, in a free area, first low-quality recorded data having an error rate not less than a first error rate upon finalization of a recording medium, the information recording apparatus includes a reader, a measurement module, a detector, and a recorder.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100329095 - Method for determining recording condition or reproducing condition, integrated circuit, and optical disk device: A process which is performed by a recording/reproducing device configured to irradiate an optical recording medium including a plurality of recording layers with laser light to record and reproduce data, and is for determining at least one of a recording condition at the time of recording user data on any... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100329096 - Systems and methods for hard disk drive data storage including reduced latency loop recovery: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. As an example, a data processing circuit is discussed that includes a summation circuit, a data detector circuit, an error feedback circuit, and an error calculation circuit. The summation circuit subtracts a low frequency offset feedback from... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)

20100329100 - Information recording medium and information recording device: An information storage medium according to the present invention has n information storage layers (where n is an integer and n≧3), on which data can be written with a laser beam and which are stacked one upon the other. Each of the n storage layers has a test write zone... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100329097 - Multilayered optical disc and its recording method: Information about a variation ratio of the recording power sensitivity, which varies depending on whether another recording layer is recorded or unrecorded, is recorded onto a disc control information area (DI) in advance. Moreover, based on this recording-power-sensitivity variation information, recording-power compensation is performed. The corresponding recording-power compensation method is... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100329099 - Storage medium, reproducing method, and recording method: According to an embodiment, a storage medium includes a transparent resin substrate having a concentric or spiral groove and a recording film formed on the groove on the transparent resin substrate, a recording mark being formed by irradiation of a laser beam, wherein a reproduction durability count in a case... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100329098 - Write-once information recording medium, information recording apparatus, information recording method, information reproducing apparatus and information reproducing method: According to the present invention, multiple space bitmaps (SBMs #0 and #1 30) are provided for the user data area of each recording layer. A disc management structure update unit including one of those space bitmaps and a disc definition structure (TDDS 32) and having a size of one block... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100329101 - Optical pickup device: A dichroic mirror is a wedge-shaped quadrangular prism whose cross-section is a trapezoid having an upper base d and a lower base d+Δd. The dichroic mirror receives on its top surface parallel light emitted from a collimating lens and reflects, off the top surface, most of the parallel light towards... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100329102 - Optical pickup device: An optical pickup device includes a photodetector which receives laser light reflected on a recording medium, and an optical system which guides laser light to the photodetector as convergent light. A light transmitting plate which imparts astigmatism to the laser light is disposed between the optical system and the photodetector... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100329103 - Method and apparatus for mastering tracks on a disc by utilizing an electron beam, and respective data disc: The method provides a recording of data on a rotating disc by using an electron beam for recording marks along a track on the disc, the electron beam performing a wobble oscillation in a radial direction of the disc with a wobble amplitude for recording at least two tracks in... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC

20100329104 - Spindle motor and storage disk drive apparatus: A spindle motor includes a stator unit and a rotor unit supported to be rotatable with respect to the stator unit. The stator unit includes a stator, a base portion including a through hole, and a circuit board. The circuit board includes a connection portion to which a conductive wire... Agent: Nidec Corporation C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100329105 - Optical disc, optical disc drive, optical disc recording/ reproducing method, and integrated circuit: A big pattern for a run-in area which allows data reproduction to be performed stably even when the recording density of an optical disc is increased is provided. An optical disc according to the present invention includes tracks, each of which divided into a plurality of recording blocks. Each of... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100329106 - Optical data recording medium and method for reproducing recorded data: An optical data recording medium, in which irradiation of a light beam is used for recording and/or reproducing data includes (i) a substrate having an a rise and/or a recess which are a light-incident surface, (ii) a reflective layer, provided on the light-incident surface of the substrate, for reflecting the... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

  
12/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100322042 - System and method for generating musical tracks within a continuously looping recording session: An apparatus for creating a musical composition comprising an audio interface, an audio converter and a live looping recording session is disclosed. The audio interface operably receives audio from an input device and outputs audio to an audio output device. The audio converter module is operably connected to the audio... Agent: Loeb & Loeb, LLP

20100322043 - 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

20100322044 - Data processing method, data processing apparatus, information recording medium, and computer program cross references to related applications: There is provided an apparatus and a method determining a data arrangement that guarantees seamless reproduction even in a case of occurrence of a jump in a browsable slide show. An allowable jump range between an image data clip and an audio data clip required for data reading in the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100322045 - Optical storage medium playback apparatuses and related method thereof: An optical storage medium playback apparatus includes an optical storage access device, a connection port, and a controller. The optical storage access device is implemented for reading a multimedia content from an optical storage medium. The controller is coupled to the optical storage access device and the connection port, and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100322046 - Optical disk device: The optical disk device includes a generation means and a LC servo means. The generation means generates a lens error signal based on an electrical signal output from a pickup head. After amplifying the lens error signal with a predetermined gain, the generation means outputs the lens error signal. The... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100322047 - Optical pickup and optical disc apparatus: When recording/reproducing an optical disc having a recording layer of multi-layer structure, an unwanted optical beam reflected from a recording layer other than a target layer for recording/reproduction is incident on a photodetector to cause an unwanted disturbance component to leak to a detection signal, giving rise to a degradation... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100322049 - Optical disc drive device: A plurality of drive units are divided into two groups and controlled. While almost a half of the drive units perform recording on or reproducing from a recording layer in a first format, remaining almost half of drive units perform recording on or reproducing from a recording layer in a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100322048 - Systems and methods for codec usage control during storage pre-read: Various embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for data processing. For example, a data processing circuit is disclosed that includes an increased iteration enable signal, a first detector circuit, a second detector circuit, and a data decoding circuit. The first detector circuit receives a data set and... Agent: Hamilton,desanctis & Cha (lsi)

20100322050 - Write-once recording medium, a recording apparatus and a reproducing apparatus for a write-once recording medium: A drive apparatus of the present invention includes a recording/reproduction section and a drive control section. The drive control section performs a process including: determining whether or not replacement management information including a replacement physical address is found in the replacement management information list, the replacement physical address matching the... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20100322051 - Recording and reproducing apparatus, method of calculating temperature characteristic compensation operation coefficient, and reproducing apparatus: A recording and reproducing apparatus is provided, which includes a rotary drive unit, an optical pickup unit, an adjustment unit which compensates for changes in characteristics of the laser light caused by changes in temperature, a temperature detection unit which detects a temperature of the optical pickup unit, an evaluation... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100322052 - Reproduction signal quality evaluation device and method: In a reproduction signal quality evaluation device, a pattern detector detects, from a code sequence obtained by PRML decoding, a predetermined pattern including a portion corresponding to a zero-cross point of a reproduction signal sequence obtained by PR equalization in PRML decoding. A distance difference calculator calculates a difference between... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100322053 - Controller based shock detection for storage systems: A data storage system controller having a shock detection sensor and methods utilizing such a controller are provided. The data storage system controller receives information or signals regarding shock events from the associated shock sensor, enabling the data storage system controller to take remedial action. The particular remedial action taken... Agent: Dot Hill Systems Corporation

20100322054 - Elastic wave reflection: An apparatus and associated method for reflecting elastic waves that propagate from an excitation source to an excitation-sensitive component in a device. The device has an enclosure with a base constructed of a first metal. An elastic wave reflector is constructed of a different second metal and is operably affixed... Agent: Mccarthy Law Group

20100322055 - Optical disc with pre-recorded and recordable regions and method of forming the disc: An optical disc having a region with pre-recorded data and a recordable region, a method of fabricating the disc, a stamper for forming a disc master, and a recording device for use with the disc are disclosed. Data recorded in the recordable region may be used for activation of the... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100322056 - Optical recording medium, manufacturing method for optical recording medium, and reproducing method for optical recording medium: An optical recording medium includes a main-information area in which a metal reflection film is formed on a substrate where a row of pits is formed as main data, and a sub-information area in which is recorded medium identification information, which is used to identify the optical recording medium individually,... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100322057 - Optical recording method, optical recording device, master medium exposure device, optical information recording medium, and reproducing method: An optical recording method for recording information by irradiating an optical disc medium with a modulated write pulse train of laser light variable over a plurality of power levels such that a plurality of marks are formed on the optical disc medium, edge positions of each of the marks and... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100322058 - Holographic storage system using angle-multiplexing: A holographic memory storage device that uses a photorefractive crystal for storing data is disclosed. The device uses angle-multiplexing in order to store and retrieve page data and sub page data. MEMS devices are used in order to provide individual sector addressing.... Agent: Knoble, Yoshida & Dunleavy

20100322060 - Objective lens, optical pickup and optical disc apparatus: Provided is an objective lens used in an optical pickup that performs recording and/or reproducing of information signals on three different types of optical discs using different wavelengths. The objective lens is configured to collect light beams with the at least three wavelengths λ1, λ2, and λ3, which satisfy a... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100322059 - Objective lens, optical pickup, and optical disc apparatus: Provided is an objective lens for selectively focusing each of light beams having three wavelengths λ1, λ2, and λ3 on a signal recording surface of a corresponding optical disc, the wavelengths λ1, λ2, and λ3 satisfying at least a relationship λ1<λ2<λ3, the objective lens including a diffraction section disposed on... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100322062 - Optical pickup and optical disc device: An optical pickup includes: a light source that emits a light beam; an object lens that focuses the light beam on an optical disc having a recording layer formed of a fluorescent recording material and a reflecting section adjacent to the recording layer, the recording layer generating, according to presence... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100322061 - Optical pickup device: There is provided a low-cost and reliable optical pickup device, wherein an objective lens is in contact with an adhesive at least one or more portions and fixed to the adhesive and also the height of the adhesive for fixing the objective lens is higher than the surface of the... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100322063 - Optical information reproducing apparatus and optical information reproducing method: An optical information reproducing apparatus includes: an irradiation section irradiating a light beam onto an optical information recording medium, in which holes are formed along a virtual track on a recording medium, along the virtual track; a light receiving section receiving a reflected light beam when the light beam is... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100322064 - Method for detecting fluorescent signals in a biological sample: A method for automated microscopic analysis wherein the test protocol is obtained from interrogatable data affixed to each microscope slide. The method further comprises the algorithms that implement the test protocol.... Agent: Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Steven J. Moore

  
12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100315910 - Encoder capable of compensating for tilt, hard disk drive using the same, and servo track writing system for the hard disk drive: An encoder is capable of being used to compensate for the tilting of a movable object in an apparatus. The encoder includes a fixed scale, and a movable scale integrated with an object that moves during an operation of the apparatus and having a plurality of patterns that are out... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100315911 - Optical disk apparatus: An optical disk apparatus to record data on an optical disk on which a wobble is formed, the optical disk apparatus including; a detection unit including a BPF which a signal obtained from a reflected light from an optical disk passes, the detection unit to detect a wobble signal from... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100315913 - Method for controlling layer changes for an optical disk drive: A method for controlling layer changes for an optical disk drive is provided, where a focus of a laserbeam emitted by a pickup head of the optical disk drive is moved from a current data layer of a disk to a target data layer of the disk. First, a position... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100315912 - Optical disc device: An optical disc device includes: a first searching part which searches a condition where amplitude level of a TE signal is made maximum by changing either one of position of a movable lens and a focus balance value in a state where a focus servo control is performed based on... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100315916 - Information recording medium, information recording method, information recording apparatus, information reproducing method and information reproducing apparatus: If a defective cluster in a spare area is managed with a defect entry, the size of a DFL will increase as the size of the spare area increases with an increase in the number of recording layers stacked in a disc. An information recording medium according to the present... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100315917 - Input current channel device: An input current channel device is described. This device comprises a first terminal for receiving a reference signal; a second terminal for receiving a first target signal; a pass through device coupled to the first terminal, the pass through device operative for transmitting a delayed reference signal in response to... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100315918 - Laser diode driver with wave-shape control: An optical disk drive system associated with a laser diode is described. The optical disk drive system comprises a current generator for receiving input signals; a current switch coupled to receive timing signals; a current driver coupled to receive output signals from the current switch and the current generator, the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100315919 - Current gain control system: A current gain control system is described and comprises first and second gain blocks respectively associated with the first and second input channels, wherein first and second gain blocks transmit first and second gain signals in response to receiving first and second input signals; first and second converters adapted to... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100315920 - External optical disc drive and method of controlling the same: An external optical disc drive, connected to a bus from which a supplying voltage and a supplying current are outputted, includes: a voltage detector connected to the bus for receiving and detecting the supplying voltage; a digital signal processor connected to the voltage detector; a motor driver connected to the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100315915 - Input signal processing system: An input signal processing system is described. It comprises a first transconductance device having a first input, second input, and an output, wherein the first input is coupled to receive the input signal; a first resistor coupled to a first input of the first transconductance device, wherein the first resistor... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100315914 - Light irradiation power adjusting method and optical information recording/reproducing apparatus: A light irradiation power adjusting method includes a first recording step, a first reproducing step, a first measuring step, a bias power determining step and a recording power determining step. In the first recording step, an adjustment pattern is recorded to an optical information recording medium while fixing a recording... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100315921 - Optical recording method and optical recording device: In a recording method for recording information on an optical recording medium (500) according to the parameters of a write strategy by repeatedly recording (S23) a certain amount of information onto the optical disc (500) and entering a standby state (S22) in which recording is suspended and data are stored... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100315922 - Rotation-activated electronic component: A rotation-activated electronic component, preferably a RFID tag mounted on or incorporated in a support that is rotated when read, e.g. a CD or DVD. The RFID tag comprises an antenna, a rotational switch and a component, advantageously a processor. The antenna is adapted to transform received RFID signals to... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC

20100315923 - Mechanically decoupled status lens: A disk drive includes a light source configured to emit light indicative of a disk drive status. A disk drive status light guide system for a disk drive also includes a first light pipe configured and dimensioned to mechanically couple to the disk drive and configured to directly receive and... Agent: Western Digital Technologies, Inc. Attn: Lesley Ning

20100315926 - Hfm enable control system: A modulation control system for use with a high frequency modulator is described. This system comprises a latch for selectively receiving enable signals, wherein the latch transmits a latched signal in response to receiving at least two of the enable signals; a selection device coupled to the latch for receiving... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100315925 - Method for discriminating disc: A disc discriminating method for use in an optical disc drive includes the following steps. Firstly, an optical pickup head of the optical disc drive is controlled to move in a first direction when the optical pickup head is in a track-unlocked state. Then, a tracking error signal and a... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100315924 - Over current protection device: An over current protection device is described. It includes a plurality of input channels for receiving an input signal; a plurality of low pass filters coupled to a first group of the plurality of input channels, wherein each low pass filter is associated with one input channel within the first... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100315927 - Write splice for optical recording channels: An enhanced write splice for optical recording channels is disclosed. Optical control circuitry locks to previously-written data and determines the estimated write splice location. A training sequence is written to the optical medium at a location based on the estimated write splice location. The phase offset is then estimated by... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20100315928 - Elimination of errors due to aging in magneto-resistive devices: The problem of magneto-resistive sensor drift with age has been solved by normalizing the sensor's output relative to its output when it is in a selected reproducible state. Details for the method to accomplish this normalization are disclosed together with several examples of how the method can be utilized.... Agent: Saile Ackerman LLC

20100315929 - Laser diode read driver: A laser diode read driver is described. A first transistor operative for producing a first voltage in response to receiving a first current signal. A first resistor is coupled between the first transistor and a low voltage supply. A first transconductor having a first input is coupled to receive the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100315930 - Pickup frame and optical pickup device: In an optical pickup device 3, a supporting base 18 that has a main-shaft bearing 6a with two concentric round holes to pass a main shaft 7 through is formed out of a synthetic resin. On the other hand, an optical base 19, which has a sub-shaft bearing 6b to... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100315931 - Pre-exposure and curing of photo-sensitive material for optical data storage: The present invention relates to a method for performing pre-exposure and curing of a photo-sensitive material for optical data storage, in particular for holographic data storage, and to an apparatus for writing to optical storage media using such method. According to the invention, for pre-exposure and/or curing of an optical... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100315933 - Optical pickup device and temperature characteristics correction method for object lens: In an optical pickup device 1 and a temperature characteristics correction method for an object lens, structure is employed in which a prescribed temperature recognition operation is performed on temperature information detected by a thermistor 16, temperature of the object lens 7 is recognized, temperature characteristics of the lens is... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100315932 - Optical storage medium, mastering method and apparatus for reading of respective data: The optical storage medium comprises a substrate layer, and a data layer having a mark/space data structure with data arranged in tracks on the substrate layer, wherein between neighboring tracks alternatingly a groove section or a land section without a groove is arranged. The tracks, groove sections and land sections... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100315934 - Plastic lens, manufacturing method thereof, production tracing management method thereof, and optical pickup device: A lens has a flange part at the outer periphery of its surface. A flange surface of the flange part is higher than the lens surface. The flange surface has a marking to identify a production jig, for example.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100315935 - Objective lens, optical pick-up device, and optical disk device: An optical pickup device includes light sources for respectively emitting a plurality of different wavelengths of light, a unit structured for causing at least a part of the light emitted from the light sources to pass a same optical path; and a focusing unit for focusing the light. The focusing... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100315936 - Objective lens, optical pick-up device, and optical disk device: An optical pickup device includes light sources for respectively emitting a plurality of different wavelengths of light, a unit structured for causing at least a part of the light emitted from the light sources to pass a same optical path; and a focusing unit for focusing the light. The focusing... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC James E. Ledbetter, Esq.

20100315937 - High frequency modulator: A high frequency modulator is described. It comprises: a first converter for receiving a constant current signal and transmitting a first converted signal; an adder coupled the first converter and operative for transmitting a summed signal in response to receiving the first converted signal and selectively receiving a triangular signal;... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100315938 - Low distortion package for a mems device including memory: A package to receive a memory device including an electromagnetic motor comprises a body having a top surface and a bottom surface. Conductive leads extend through the body so that the conductive leads are at least partially exposed within the package. A base is connectable with the bottom surface of... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

  
12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100309757 - Disc access apparatus and disc access method: The directory information on a file system recorded on an optical disc is cached onto a hard disk as a directory table. When accessing a file on the optical disc, a processor references the directory table so as to obtain information related to a position, on the disc medium, where... Agent: Gibson & Dernier LLP

20100309758 - Tracking servo method of optical video disc player and its special device: A tracking servo method of an optical video disc player and its special device which accomplish angle adjustment in a simple, time-saving and effort-saving manner and improve the tracking servo capability of the optical video disc player. In the tracking servo method of an optical video disc player, a laser... Agent: Zhang, Yong

20100309759 - Recording and reproducing method, recording and reproducing device and record carrier: A recording and reproducing method for recording and/or reproducing information from a record carrier that comprises a plurality of recording layers layered in its film thickness direction and a guide layer having a plurality of tracks carrying tracking servo information, wherein a record mark is formed on each recording layer... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100309761 - Pre-heating of recording media in an optical writing device: An optical writing device and methods and computer programs for writing data on an optically recordable medium are provided. One embodiment is a method for writing data on an optically recordable medium. One such method comprises: pre-heating a writing location on a recordable medium using a heat source to a... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20100309760 - Recording medium having data structure for managing reproduction of multiple audio streams recorded thereon and recording and reproducing methods and apparatuses: A recording medium having a data structure for managing reproduction of multiple audio streams is discussed. The recording medium according to an embodiment includes a data area storing at least multiple audio streams in at least one portion thereof, the multiple audio streams being multiplexed, each audio stream being a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100309762 - Optical disc recording apparatus and method, and computer program: An information recording apparatus (1) is provided with: a recording device (102) for recording information onto an information recording medium (100) by irradiating the information recording medium with a recording laser beam (L); a controlling device (103) for recording calibration data onto the information recording medium by using the recording... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100309763 - Optical disc recording device, method, and computer program: An information recording apparatus (1) is provided with: a recording device (102) for recording information onto an information recording medium (100) by irradiating the information recording medium with a recording laser beam (L); a controlling device (103) for recording calibration data onto the information recording medium by using the recording... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100309765 - Write once disc allowing management of data area, method of managing the data area, and apparatus and method for reproducing data from write once disc: A write once disc allowing management of a data area, a method of managing the data area of the write once disc, an apparatus recording data on the write once disc, an apparatus and method of reproducing data from a write once disc. The write once disc, includes a lead-in... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100309764 - Multilayered optical disk and its recording method: To provide a recording method of a multilayered optical disk having three or more recording layers, for performing recording while securing sufficient test areas without reducing user data areas, and while suitably controlling the power of laser beam irradiated onto each of the layers. The method uses an optical disk... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100309767 - Optical information recording method, optical information recording device and optical information recording medium: The present invention provides an optical information recording apparatus and method capable of effectively determining appropriate recording parameters in a short time with favorable efficiency, when recording information onto an optical disk having different information recording conditions and information recording characteristics. An information recording condition or an information recording characteristic... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100309766 - Tracking control device, tracking control method, and optical disc apparatus: The invention provides a tracking control device, a tracking control method, and an optical disc apparatus that enable to stably perform the tracking control, and reduce an influence of stray light from the other layer on the tracking control. A sub push-pull signal correcting section corrects a sub push-pull signal... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100309768 - Hologram disc reading and writing apparatus and hologram disc reading apparatus: A hologram disc reading and writing apparatus including a signal light source module, a beam splitter, a reference/reading light source, a reflector, and an optical reading head and a hologram disc reading apparatus are provided. A signal light beam emitted from the signal light source module is transmitted to a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100309769 - Optical pickup: In an optical pickup, a photo receiving portion for receiving returned light reflected by an optical disc is adhered and fixed to an optical base. The photo receiving portion has a photodetector and a plate on which the photodetector is loaded. The plate is fixed onto the optical base by... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100309770 - Optical head device and optical information recording/reproducing device: To provide an optical head device and an optical information recording/reproducing device for recording/reproducing a signal on/from an optical recording medium having two recording layers without generating the disturbance on the track error signal detected with differential push-pull method even if the interval between the target layer and the non-target... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100309771 - Optical head apparatus, optical disk apparatus and optical disk: [Means for Solution] The reflective beams from the optical disk are received by dividing into outer portion beams and a center portion beam, and a playback signal is created by combining such beams based on respective different gains. Based on received amounts of light or amounts of low frequency noise... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100309772 - Storage medium, reproducing method, and recording method: According to one embodiment, a write-once type information storage medium comprises an organic dye based recording material having sensitivity at a wavelength of 405 nm and at a recording wavelength in the range of 600 nm to 700 nm, wherein, when absorbance of a maximum absorption wavelength in the vicinity... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100309773 - Information recording medium and recording/reproducing device: An information recording medium according to the present invention includes a track on which a data sequence including a plurality of recording marks and a plurality of spaces provided between the plurality of recording marks is recordable; and a recording condition recording area in which a recording condition for recording... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

  
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20100302917 - Music extracting apparatus and recording apparatus: A music extracting apparatus has a receiving unit which receives a broadcast signal having a plurality of channels of audio signals, a detecting unit which detects a variation of voice power from the audio signal, a computing unit which computes a difference of amplitude or power between the audio signals... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20100302918 - Information recording medium, method and apparatus for recording and reproducing information: An information recording medium includes a lead-in area and a data area for storing contents information. The lead-in area includes a first lead-in information area and a second lead-in information area. The first lead-in information area corresponds to a first playback mode. The second lead-in information area corresponds to a... Agent: Louis Woo Law Office Of Louis Woo

20100302919 - Optical recording method and apparatus: An optical recording method and recording system for recording data to optical recordable medium are present. An recording system for recording a plurality of data units from a source via a buffer to an optical recordable medium, the apparatus comprising: a pick-up head module (PUH module), a verifier coupled to... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100302920 - Optical disk drive and program therefor: Provided is an optical disk drive including: an actuator for driving an objective lens for applying a beam from a laser to an optical disk to cause a focal point of the beam to move in a focus direction; and a servo controller for receiving an input of a focus... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100302922 - Information recording device, method, and computer program: An information recording device (1) comprises recording means (102) for recording information on an information recording medium by irradiating the information recording medium (100) with a laser beam for recording (L), control means (103) for recording data for calibration on the information recording medium by using the laser beam for... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100302921 - Information recording medium, recording apparatus, reproducing apparatus and reproducing method:

20100302923 - Disc startup time of an optical drive: A method of loading an optical record carrier into an optical drive is disclosed. The method comprises using a subset of a set of initial startup procedures for subsequent startups, the set of initial startup procedures comprising procedures that the optical drive requires to start recording or reading the optical... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100302924 - Optical information recording medium, information recording method for optical information recording medium and optical information recording device: This object aims to propose an optical information recording medium configured to make copyright protection possible, an information recording method for an optical information recording medium and a recording device. An optical information recording medium is proposed to have a recording area available for recording data by laser light, wherein... Agent: Law Office Of Katsuhiro Arai

20100302925 - Reproduced signal evaluating method, information recording medium, reproducing device, and recording device: A reproduction signal evaluation method according to the present invention includes a step of generating a binary signal from an information recording medium on which a data sequence including marks and spaces in combination is recordable, using a PRML signal processing method from a signal obtained by reproducing the data... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100302926 - Storage medium, reproducing method, and recording method: According to one embodiment, a write-once type information storage medium comprises an organic dye based recording material having sensitivity at a wavelength of 405 nm and at a recording wavelength in the range of 600 nm to 700 nm, wherein, when absorbance of a maximum absorption wavelength in the vicinity... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100302927 - Optical data storage medium and methods for using the same: There are provided an optical data storage medium and methods of optical data storage using the same. The optical data storage medium comprises a non-linear sensitizer capable of absorbing actinic radiation to cause upper triplet energy transfer to a reactant that undergoes a photochemical change upon triplet excitation.... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research

20100302928 - Objective lens actuator and disc drive employing the objective lens actuator: An object lens actuator can improve workability and operate with high reliability by prevention of damage to the object lens actuator and a disc and sticking of a moving part caused by an excessive movement of the moving part. In a disc drive employing the object lens actuation, stable writing/reading... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

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