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Television April category listing, related patent applications 04/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090109276 - Mobile terminal and method for transmitting image therein: A mobile terminal and a method for transmitting an image therein are provided. The method includes displaying a first image input through a first camera unit while participating in a video communication, transmitting the first image to a counterpart terminal, operating, if a second image is selected for transmission, a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090109277 - Mobile communication terminal for providing radio frequency identification service interworking with video telephony and method thereof: A mobile communication terminal for providing a Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) service interworking with video telephony and a method thereof are provided. The mobile communication system includes a first mobile communication terminal for generating RFID service information by using RFID tag information and for transmitting the generated information to a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090109278 - Integrated devices for multimedia content delivery and video conferencing: A receiver device for use in conjunction with an MCDN includes a computer readable storage resource, a controller to execute stored instructions, a network interface coupling the device to the MCDN, and a decoder to decode streaming multimedia content received via the network interface. The receiver includes a remote control... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing
20090109279 - Panoramic camera: An exemplary panoramic camera includes a support, a housing, a driver, an input unit, an imaging unit, a micro control unit (MCU), and a digital signal processor. The support includes a mounting base and a post extending from the mounting base. The housing is rotatably supported on the post. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090109280 - Free viewpoint video: A method of remotely viewing a video from a selected viewpoint selected by the viewer from a continuous segment, including, recording a video of a subject using at least one depth video camera that records a video comprising a sequence of picture frames and additionally records a depth value for... Agent: Soroker-agmon Advocate And Patent Attorneys
20090109281 - Method, device and program for processing stereoscopic images and recording medium storing the program: A stereoscopic combined image can be created and recorded using a digital still camera 1. This stereoscopic combined image is a single image formed by arranging a plurality of view-point images. At first, left view-point image data and right view-point image data are stored in a memory by performing photographing... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090109282 - Method and apparatus for 3d viewing: A method and apparatus for three-dimensional image viewing of an image display employs a pair of viewing glasses having left and right side lenses for alternate left-eye and right-eye image viewing by alternately blocking and passing left and right-eye image views from the image display. An image monitor is used... Agent: Ostrager Chong Flaherty & Broitman, P.C.
20090109284 - Electronic endoscope signal-processing device and electronic endoscope system: An electronic endoscope system is provided that includes an RGB transformer, an R-signal amplifier, and a GB-signal amplifier. The RGB transformer transforms image signals to RGB signals. The R-signal amplifier changes the amplitude of the R signals of the RGB signals to a predetermined gain value. The GB-signal amplifier nonlinearly... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090109283 - Integrated storage for industrial inspection handset: An industrial inspection handset is disclosed, comprising a connector for connecting a peripheral device to the handset, wherein the connector is oriented such that the peripheral device can extend substantially parallel to the housing surface of the handset, and a cover tethered to the handset by a first tab, wherein... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation
20090109285 - Controllable micro light assembly: A micro light interface assembly for a microscopic machine vision inspection system includes a micro light assembly. The micro light assembly provides addressable light emitting elements arranged around the periphery of an aperture having an aperture dimension DAPMIN that is smaller than a barrel dimension DBAR of the inspection system... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090109286 - Video capture assembly: A video capture assembly is provided with a video recording device disposed inside a protective case. A device interface inside the case is coupled to a video input connector that protrudes outside said case. An image sensor is coupled via a flexible cable to the video input connector.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20090109287 - Inspecting method and inspecting system of assembly: An inspecting system of an assembly, for inspecting the assembly, by obtaining three-dimensional position relationship, in short time, for each of parts building up the assembly, comprises: a data editor/processor portion 2 for storing design data therein, and for producing/editing a calculated projection view; a brightness calculating portion 3 for... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090109288 - Moving vehicle video recording rear-view mirror: This invention provides a kind of moving vehicle video recording rear-view mirror, which contains a fixing clamp installed at the back of main body for embedding rear-view mirror of original vehicle; wherein a storage device is installed on the top and beneath is a controller board; the front of main... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090109289 - Voice enhanced closed circuit tv system: A system and device that enables a security officer on site or an agent in a remote central station, to speak to, and optionally receive speech from, a potential intruder observed or otherwise detected in the field of view of a particular one of a multiplicity of surveillance cameras at... Agent: Alix Yale & Ristas LLP
20090109290 - Motion-adaptive alternate gamma drive for lcd: Systems and methods are provided for reducing motion blur in a video display. A system for reducing motion blur in a video display may include a motion detection circuit and a luminance control circuit. The motion detection circuit may be used to compare a plurality of frames in a video... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day
20090109291 - Convenience store security system: Disclosed herein is a convenience store security system 1 having a safe 10 and an unmanned security device 20. The safe 10 is configured to store money 5 at a convenience store 2, and includes a money slot 11 used to deposit the money 5 without unlocking the safe 10,... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090109292 - Multidirectional video capture assembly: A multidirectional video capture assembly is provided that can include a multidirectional helmet camera with protective housing and plurality of image sensors. The image sensors may be oriented in a plurality of directions for simultaneous capture of image data. A multi channel flexible cable can emerge from said protective housing,... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20090109293 - On demand calibration of imaging displays: A self calibrating imaging display system (100). The imaging display system (100) can include a screen (110) having integrated photosensors (115). The photosensors can detect luminance values (155) correlating to luminance levels of the screen. The luminance values can be forwarded to a calibration module (130) which can receive the... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP
20090109294 - User interface for a portable digital video camera: In one embodiment, a driver determines a current operating mode for a digital video camera and activates a plurality of interface buttons, where each activated interface button includes a visual indication of activation to a user. The driver receives a command to change from the current operating mode to a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090109295 - Method and apparatus for operating at least one camera from a position estimate of a container to estimate its container code: Methods and apparatus are disclosed that operate at least one camera configured to mount on a container handler by creating a position estimate of a container being handled by the container handler and controlling the camera with a directive in response to the position estimate, to generate a container image... Agent: Gregory Smith & Associates
20090109297 - Image capturing apparatus and information processing method: An image capturing apparatus of this invention includes an audio acquisition unit which acquires audio data, an speech processing unit which analyzes the acquired audio data and detects predetermined audio data, an image capturing unit which captures image data by activating a shutter when the speech processing unit detects the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090109298 - Method of segmenting videos into a hierarchy of segments: Disclosed is a method of segmenting a compressed video containing a plurality of frames into a multi-level hierarchy of video segments. The method comprising the steps of determining (1010) differences between the size of successive compressed frames in media time. The method then groups (1015) the frames to create a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090109296 - Pxiel signal processing apparatus and pixel signal processing method: The difference between the output of a k-signal nonlinear low-pass filter (8g) and the output of an h-signal nonlinear low-pass filter (8r) is added (44) to the value of the h-th pixel signal (h(i, j)) at the pixel position of interest to obtain the k-th pixel signal (k(i, j)) at... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090109299 - Zoom camera with manual focus function: A zoom camera having enhanced focusing stability during high magnification zooming under environments of high temperatures or low temperatures. When the zoom camera performs zoom-in operations in an environment of high or low temperatures, aperture control is added as the zoom magnification becomes higher and the temperature becomes higher or... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090109300 - Digital photographing apparatus: A digital photographing apparatus capable of performing high-speed continuous shooting and immediately storing data regarding a captured image. The digital photographing apparatus includes an image capture device for generating first data regarding an image generated from light input in response to a signal input by a user, a first data... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20090109301 - Image capturing device: An image capturing includes an imaging sensor for capturing images, a display unit for displaying the images, a storage unit for storing the images, a key unit for a user to input at least one characteristic of an image stored in the storage unit, a user input processing unit for... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090109302 - Imaging apparatus, imaging system, electronic apparatus, recorded image management system and program: An imaging apparatus includes a reading means for reading information stored in a non-contact communication type portable information storage device and a control means for storing first information in information read by the reading means by associating the information with recorded images.... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090109303 - Data recording apparatus, method of controlling same, and computer program: A data recording apparatus for recording data on a recording medium includes an acceleration detector configured to detect an acceleration which the apparatus is undergoing; a use mode detector configured to detect which one of fixed and non-fixed modes the apparatus is used in; a fall state determination unit configured... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090109304 - Image processing device, image processing method, and computer program product: In an image capturing device, an image acquiring unit acquires image data captured for a subject, a distance information acquiring unit acquires a distance from the subject included within each region to a capturing position for the image data for each of a plurality of regions constituting the acquired image... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090109305 - One-step black level calibration for image sensors: Embodiments of a process comprising receiving a plurality of offset analog signals, each corresponding to one of a plurality of black pixels in a pixel array; obtaining a corresponding digital value for each offset analog signal; computing an average of the digital values; and computing a black-level offset that, if... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090109306 - High dynamic range sensor with reduced line memory for color interpolation: An image sensor has an array of pixels organized into a row and column format. Pixels are read out in a line-by-line sequence and buffered in a line image buffer. An extended dynamic range is supported by varying a column exposure time according to a periodic sequence. As a result,... Agent: Curtis A. Vock Attorney At Law
20090109308 - Physical quantity distribution detector, physical information acquiring method, and physical information acquiring device: A physical information acquiring method of acquiring physical information for a predetermined purpose on the basis of change information that is acquired under predetermined detection conditions for a physical quantity using an portion for physical quantity distribution detection. The portion for physical quantity distribution detection includes a detector that detects... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090109307 - Solid-state imaging device for color imaging: A solid-state imaging device includes a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements provided at a surface portion of a semiconductor substrate by being arranged in a form of a two-dimensional array, spectral elements each provided on a number of the photoelectric conversion elements which are arranged linearly, a trapezoidal opening which... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090109309 - Imager module with electronic shutter: A method and apparatus are provided for operating a camera. The method includes the steps of providing an array of image sensing pixels, disposing an electronic shutter in an optical path between the array of pixels and an image where the electronic shutter has a reflective state and a transmissive... Agent: Jon P. Christensen Welsh & Katz Ltd.
20090109310 - Imaging device, imaging method, display control device, display control method, and program: An imaging device includes an image obtaining unit configured to capture an image of a subject to obtain video data; an extraction unit configured to extract high-frequency components in at least one of a horizontal direction and a vertical direction of the video data; a calculation unit configured to calculate... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090109311 - Solid state image pickup device, drive method thereof and camera system: A solid state image pickup device which includes a pixel unit having a plurality of pixels arranged in a two-dimensional matrix shape and having a mechanism for converting an optical signal into an electrical signal and outputting the resultant signal, a column processing circuit for performing column processing of the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090109312 - Image sensing apparatus, imaging system, and image sensing apparatus driving method: An image sensing apparatus includes a pixel array including an optical black region and effective pixel region, and a scanning unit which scans the pixel array. The scanning unit includes a first shift register which scans the optical black region by a shift operation, and a second shift register which... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090109313 - Self-triggering cmos image sensor: An image sensor and method for using the image sensor to capture an image are disclosed. The image sensor includes an imaging array, a first block amplifier and a controller. A first plurality of pixels in the imaging array includes pixels having a photodiode connected to a first node by... Agent: The Law Offices Of Calvin B. Ward
20090109314 - Solid state image pickup device and camera: A solid state image pickup device which can prevent color mixture by using a layout of a capacitor region provided separately from a floating diffusion region and a camera using such a device are provided. A photodiode region is a rectangular region including a photodiode. A capacitor region includes a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090109315 - Data processor, solid-state imaging device, imaging device, and electronic apparatus: A data processor includes: a reference signal generator generating a reference signal that gradually varies to enhance an amplitude of the processing signal; a comparator comparing the processing signal with the reference signal generated by the reference signal generator; a count period controller determining to perform a real number count... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090109316 - Image capture device: The object is to provide an image capture device capable of carrying out good image capture in electronic viewfinder mode. When the electronic viewfinder mode is set in a single lens reflex digital camera a quick return mirror is driven so as to direct light from a photographic subject onto... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090109318 - Camera module: A camera module includes a lens, an image sensor, a carrier carrying the image sensor, two spring supporting members, a frame, a base and a printed circuit board. The carrier has a comb-shaped first electrode having a number of first teeth. The carrier is suspended in the frame by the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090109317 - Image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus includes a housing, at least one lens, an image sensor and an optical compensation device. The lens is accommodated in the housing. The image sensor is accommodated in the housing. The optical compensation device is disposed between the lens and the image sensor. The optical compensation... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090109319 - Lens barrel and imaging apparatus: A lens barrel includes: a plurality of lenses disposed in an outer enclosure; and an imaging device that converts image light introduced as an image capturing signal through the plurality of lenses into an image signal. The outer enclosure has a unit assembling portion in which an imaging unit is... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090109320 - Autofocus control circuit, autofocus control method and image pickup apparatus: An image compression circuit provided in an image pickup apparatus for generation of compressed image data for record can also serve as an evaluation value calculation circuit that generates a contrast evaluation value to be used as an index for finding an in-focus location for an autofocus process. The image... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090109322 - Image recognition device, focus adjustment device and imaging device: There are provided a focus detector detecting a focusing state of an optical system with respect to a plurality of focus detection positions that are set in an imagefield of the optical system; a recognizer setting a reference image with respect to an image to be a reference, and recognizing... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090109321 - Image tracking device, imaging device, image tracking method, and imaging method: An image tracking device comprises an image pickup device that takes an image formed by an imaging optical system and outputs image information, a focus detector that detects a focusing state of the imaging optical system, a recognizer that stores reference information related to a reference image and recognizes a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090109323 - Image pick-up apparatus, image playback apparatus, method of controlling a recording operation, method of controlling a displaying operation, and recording medium: A shooting operation is performed using a short exposure time at least one to obtain frame image data “A”, and a shooting operation is performed a plurality of times using a long exposure time to obtain sequential frame image data “B”. The image data “A” and “B” are recorded in... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090109324 - Charging and use scheme for a hand-held electronics device: One embodiment sets forth a method for modifying video content stored on a hand-held digital video camera (DVC). The method includes transmitting video data to a computer system to which the hand-held DVC is coupled via a data connector, receiving a request for a set of instructions related to a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090109325 - Portable device and image pickup device: A portable device having a first enclosure and a second enclosure, comprises: a linking device which slidably links the first enclosure and second enclosure in a slidable manner, the linking device permitting a first action of shifting the first enclosure between a first position and a second position in a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090109327 - Camera module: A camera module includes a lens module, an image sensor, and a circuit board. The image sensor module is disposed in an image side of the lens module. The circuit board is electronically connected with the image sensor module. The circuit board includes a receiving chamber defined therein. The receiving... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090109328 - Camera module package: There is provided a camera module package. A camera module package according to an aspect of the invention includes a bonding unit at an inner surface of a housing including an optical system and a filter adhered to the bonding unit by an adhesive. Here, the bonding unit corresponding to... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090109326 - Camera modules: A camera module may include a mount and a barrel coupled to the mount. One of the barrel and the mount may include a polycarbonate material and the other of the barrel and the mount may include a liquid crystal polymer (LCP) material.... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20090109330 - Case member, sensor module, and electronic information device: A case member has a predetermined surface and a sealable inside, where a first circular area for passing light is provided at the center portion of the predetermined surface, a double-sided light shielding sheet, which is provided with a second circular area for passing light at the center, is adhered... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090109329 - Data connector for an electronics device: One embodiment of the invention sets forth a hand-held electronics device for recording digital video that includes a housing, a processor disposed within the housing, and a data connector coupled to the processor such that data can be transmitted to and from the processor through the data connector. The data... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090109331 - Portable device and imaging device: An aspect of the present invention provides a portable device having a first enclosure and a second enclosure, comprising: a joint device which slidably joints the first enclosure and the second enclosure, and which enables a first operation of slidably moving the first enclosure between a first position and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090109333 - Data conversion method and data conversion device, data recording device, data playing device, and computer program: A data conversion method for an information processing device to execute format conversion processing from AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec high Definition) format to BDAV (Blu-ray Disc Audio Visual) format includes the steps of: performing data input for a data input unit to input AVCHD format data; and performing format conversion... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090109332 - System and method for converting digital image signals: A system and a method for converting digital image signals are disclosed. The present invention is used for converting the image signals between different digital interfaces. The preferred embodiment of the invention has a first step of receiving the image signals, and a step of determining the signal format and... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090109334 - Video switcher and video switching method: A video switcher includes: a video signal switching device for switching a video signal to be transmitted to a video display unit from a first video signal supplied from a first video input unit into a second video signal supplied from a second video input unit; and a synchronization signal... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090109335 - Image apparatus and method for receiving video signal: An image apparatus and a method for receiving a video signal are provided. The image apparatus includes dedicated input terminals for receiving only particular video signals, and a common input terminal for receiving diverse video signals, and determines the format of video signals input through a corresponding input terminal and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090109336 - Video device, output switching method for video device, and cable discriminating method: A video device comprises: a video signal processor generating a standard definition video signal at least having a composite signal and a high definition component video signal; an outputting unit outputting the standard definition video signal or the high definition component video signal to a cable to be connected; a... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20090109337 - Video display apparatus and video display method: A video display apparatus which can display only an arbitrary area of a Web page in an arbitrary size and at an arbitrary position on a main image. The video display apparatus which forms a single synthesis video image by synthesizing different video images has: Web page obtaining means for... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20090109339 - System and method of presenting synchronous picture-in-picture for consumer video players: A media playback device capable of displaying multiple streams simultaneously and with expanded picture-in-picture capabilities is provided. The placement, size, aspect ratio, cropping, scale, transparency, tint, contrast, and cropping of the media can be set or adjusted arbitrarily. Furthermore, the audio may be mixed between separate tracks accompanying the video... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP
20090109338 - Television broadcast signal receiving apparatus: A television broadcast signal receiving apparatus includes a receiving unit, a control unit and a display control unit. The receiving unit is configured to receive a plurality of audio-video signals. The control unit is configured to receive operation inputs. The display control unit is configured to display images corresponding to... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20090109340 - Data transmission device, data transmission method, audio-visual environment control device, audio-visual environment control system, and audio-visual environment control method: Provided is an audio visual environment control system capable of realizing optimal audio-visual environment illumination control in accordance with the illumination condition upon shooting of a display image. A data transmission device comprises: a data multiplexing portion for multiplexing the shooting illumination data indicating the illumination condition at the shooting... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090109341 - Detecting scene transitions in digital video sequences: This disclosure describes techniques for detecting scene transitions in a digital video sequence. An encoding device may, for example, analyze a distribution of pixel values over a plurality of frames to detect locations at which the scene transitions occur. In particular, the encoding device analyzes the distribution of pixel locations... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090109342 - Method and system for hierarchically layered adaptive median motion vector smoothing: Methods and systems for hierarchically layered adaptive median motion vector smoothing are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include generating motion vectors (MVs) for video pictures at each level of a hierarchical motion estimation process, where each level may use different resolution video pictures. The MVs may be smooth filtered... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090109343 - Method of estimating the motion in image processing: Determining a new distance measurement of the test vector selected as motion vector depending on whether the selected motion vector meets at least one significance criterion, and assigning this new significance measurement as significance measurement to the motion vector for the selection of a motion vector for a third image... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - Princeton
20090109344 - Systems and methods for determining and communicating correction information for video images: A method and system for determining correction information for the universal display of an original video sequence on a plurality of displays includes correcting an original video sequence using a first display, storing correction information related to the correction of the original video sequence using the first display, correcting the... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090109345 - Appliance and method for processing a plurality of high resolution multimedial operative functions and programs, which appliance is integrated with a television receiver screen, as well as remote control system and remote control device and method to set: Appliance and method for processing a plurality of high resolution multimedial operative programs and functions, wherein the appliance is integrated with a television receiver screen, and is adapted to permit to set and display such operative programs and functions on to the television screen. Appliance comprising main electronic control means,... Agent: Bucknam And Archer
20090109346 - Control device for receivers of information based on the propagation of the electromagnetic field, particularly for television sets, and an exercise machine comprising said device: A control device for receivers of information based on the propagation of the electromagnetic field, particularly for television sets, comprises an input interface (20) for receiving analogue and digital television signals (100, 110); tuning means (30) for selecting an analogue channel (100a) or a digital channel (110a); a decoding circuit... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090109347 - Self-aligning resonator filter circuits: An embodiment of a self-aligning resonator filter circuit includes a tunable resonator having a filter output node, an oscillator having an oscillator output node, a resistance element connected between the oscillator output node and the filter output node when the self-aligning resonator filter circuit is in a tuning mode, and... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (fs)
20090109348 - Data display method for digital storage device: A data display method for digital storage devices implemented on a computer executable platform. The invention reads data through a dynamic setting of a Basic Input/Output System and a card read controller, and selectively displays the data on a display device without entering the operating system. This greatly improves the... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20090109349 - Image display device: An image display device includes a light source, a diffractive optical element adapted to diffract a light beam emitted from the light source, and a light modulation element adapted to modulate a diffracted light beam obtained by the diffractive optical element, and a diffraction characteristic of the diffractive optical element... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090109350 - Projector and control method for the same: A projector that includes: a light source; a light-on/off unit that turns on or off the light source; a recording medium reproduction unit that reproduces information recorded on a recording medium, and outputs a video signal; a video signal processing section that converts the video signal provided by the recording... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090109351 - Liquid crystal display device and television receiver: In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal display device with two liquid crystal panels or more overlapped with each other, the maximum brightness is worked out for each sub-block of an input signal (i.e., a gray scale signal) in a sub-block brightness confirming section. Further, the most... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090109352 - Apparatus, system and method for mounting a display screen in a vehicular compartment: A display screen mount apparatus. The apparatus includes a mounting frame positioned adjacent a vehicle ceiling. The mounting frame includes an attachment interface applying the weight of the apparatus to an external vehicle roof surface. A slide assembly includes a stationary end coupled to the mounting frame and an extensible... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP04/23/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090102913 - Memory aid for persons having memory loss: A simplified computer device is provided and may be used by persons having memory loss to connect via a network, such as the Internet, to one or more other computer devices. The simplified computer device is operable to obtain image, text and/or audio files from the other computer device for... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
20090102914 - Method and apparatus for generating stereoscopic images from a dvd disc: A system and method described herein provide stereoscopic video using standard DVD video data combined with enhancement data. In various embodiments, the enhancement data may be stored on the same DVD as the standard video, or provided via downloading and/or streaming to a stereoscopic DVD player. When stored on the... Agent: Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman PC
20090102915 - Stereoprojection system: The invention relates to stereo projection systems for displaying stereopaired images on mirror-spherical or parabolic screens and for collectively watching a stereo effect without using stereo spectacles. Said invention makes it possible to continuously dynamically superimpose the projections of the left and right picture frames of a steropair with the... Agent: Paul And Paul
20090102916 - Structure of stereoscopic image data, stereoscopic image data recording method, reproducing method, recording program, and reproducing program: It is made possible to record stereoscopic image data of parallel-ray one-dimensional IP type in a format at a high compression rate with little image quality degradation. This stereoscopic image data can be efficiently decompressed and reproduced. A stereoscopic image data structure includes: a parallax component image data representing n... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090102917 - Bidirectional communication device: A bidirectional communication device for an electronic endoscope provided with a videoscope having an imaging function and generating a scope information signal, has a communication channel, a first communication circuit and a second communication circuit. The first communication circuit outputs a clock signal to the communication channel in order to... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090102918 - Microscope image pickup system: A microscope image pickup system includes: alight source; an object lens; a display device; a record device; a capture device for performing a preview mode in which an image of the test object obtained by the object lens is repeatedly captured and a plurality of captured images are continuously displayed... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090102919 - Audio-video system and method for telecommunications: An AV system and method for teleconferencing includes input and output subsystems. The input subsystem includes at least a pair of cameras and a microphone. The cameras can be mounted on a portable cart and adapted for repositioning in order to provide optimum camera spacing and angles to accommodate particular... Agent: Law Office Of Mark Brown, LLC
20090102920 - Image pickup apparatus: An optical apparatus includes a zoom lens unit, a pan/tilt unit configured to at least one of pan the zoom lens unit and tilt the zoom lens unit, and a center-shift information storage portion configured to store a shift amount of an optical axis for every zooming position, and has... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090102922 - On-vehicle image pickup apparatus: Images taken by a plurality of cameras mounted on a vehicle are combined and an image of the surrounding area is developed, in a plane, around a vehicle display portion. The vehicle display portion shows an illustration border line indicative of the outer shape of the vehicle. The outline of... Agent: Alpine/bhgl
20090102923 - Truck security system: There is provided a truck security system for use with a truck and cab combination wherein the security system comprises: a first digital camera positioned on the truck cab and oriented so as to view toward the front of the truck; a second digital camera positioned on the truck cab... Agent: Gallagher & Kennedy, P. A.
20090102921 - Vehicle-mounted image capturing apparatus: Images captured by multiple cameras installed on a vehicle are combined, and an image of the ground is projected onto a plane and is displayed around a vehicle display portion. In the vehicle display portion, actual images of portions of the vehicle may be displayed in a front area, a... Agent: Alpine/bhgl
20090102924 - Rapidly deployable, remotely observable video monitoring system: A panoramic imaging threat detection and alert system to automate the detection, localization, tracking and assessment of moving objects within a specified field of view. This system utilizes an array of large-scale imaging chips, an array of reflective lenses coded for computational imaging, passive distance measurement and high-speed processors to... Agent: James W. Masten, Jr.
20090102925 - Ergonomic configurations for thermal imaging cameras: A housing of a thermal imaging camera includes a camera portion, in which an thermal imaging assembly is mounted, and to which a focusing assembly is mounted, on a first side thereof, and to which a display is mounted, on a second side thereof; a handle portion of the housing... Agent: Intellectual Property Group Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
20090102926 - Detecting and processing corrupted video recordings: Embodiments of the invention include a method that comprises receiving a request to record television content on a specified channel for a specified period of time. The method can also include tuning to the specified channel at the specified time, and recording the specified content. The method can also include... Agent: Ibm Austin Iplaw (dg)
20090102928 - Monitoring apparatus: A monitoring method for monitoring a video/audio signal transmitted from a transmission source to a transmission destination has a step of storing the video/audio signal transmitted from the transmission source to the transmission destination repeatedly for a predetermined time period, a step of comparing a first characteristic amount extracted from... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090102927 - Wireless transmission system for registering source device in sink device: A wireless communication system is disclosed, which includes a source device having a high-rate wireless transmitter circuit for wirelessly transmitting a video signal, and a sink device having a high-rate wireless receiver circuit for receiving the wirelessly transmitted video signal. The source device includes a memory for storing a device... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090102930 - System and method for effectively implementing an electronic image hub device: A system and method for effectively implementing an electronic image hub device includes a peripheral device, such as a digital camera, that may be periodically connected to the image hub device by a system user. The system user may then utilize the image hub device to transfer captured data from... Agent: Gregory J. Koener Simon & Koerner LLP
20090102929 - Web camera module and operation method thereof: A web camera module and an operation method thereof are provided. The web camera module includes a sensor and a back-end circuit coupled to the sensor. The sensor provides an image signal. The back-end circuit receives a firmware program from a personal computer and executes the firmware program to perform... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20090102931 - Imaging device, display control device, display device, printing control device, and printing device: In an imaging device, a display control device, and a display device which are operable to conveniently display reduced images in accordance with a motion and an attitude at the time of shooting, a motion detection section detects the motion of the imaging device during continuous shooting. A recording section... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090102932 - Black card controlling method and electronic device thereof: A black card controlling method and an electronic device thereof are disclosed. The black card controlling method comprises the steps of: providing an electronic device used for photographing, wherein the electronic device comprises a photosensitive element, a shutter, a lens module and a black card device; obtaining an image by... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.
20090102933 - Target acquisition system: A targeting system and method for remotely controlling the zoom and pan features of a device for display in an operating room is provided.... Agent: Ungaretti & Harris LLP Intellectual Property Group - Patents
20090102934 - Imaging apparatus and controlling method thereof: An exemplary imaging apparatus includes a body, a rotation unit, and an image control unit. The body includes a camera module configured for sensing an image. The body can be attached to the rotation unit. The image control unit includes an image capturing module, a setting module, a retrieving module,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090102939 - Apparatus and method for simultaneously acquiring multiple images with a given camera: An apparatus and method for acquiring multiple images of a given scene. The apparatus allows a standard video imaging camera to simultaneously detect multiple images through the use of reflective surfaces. In at least one embodiment, the multiple images allow for a single image to be created having a high... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP
20090102936 - Camera: A camera includes: a first image sensor that captures an image of a subject and outputs a first imaging signal; a second image sensor that is separately arranged from the first image sensor, captures an image of the subject and outputs a second imaging signal; a driving unit that drives... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090102942 - Composition determining apparatus, composition determining method, and program: A composition determining apparatus includes a subject detecting unit configured to detect existence of one or more specific subjects in an image based on image data; and a composition determining unit configured to determine a composition in accordance with the number of subjects detected by the subject detecting unit.... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090102941 - Digital image processing apparatus capable of displaying color distribution chart and method of operating the same: A digital image processing apparatus capable of displaying a color distribution chart and a method of operating the same is provided. The digital image processing apparatus includes a digital signal processing unit which detects digital color signals from an image input via an image photographing unit and calculates a color... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20090102938 - High speed photographic device, method for controlling high speed photographic device, and computer program: To provide a high speed photographic device which can display in real time a synchronous image photographed in synchronization with motion of a photographic subject. The high speed photographic device (1), which displays in real time a photography image which is in synchronization with a motion cycle of the photographic... Agent: Kilyk & Bowersox, P.l.l.c.
20090102940 - Imaging device and imaging control method: An imaging device according to an aspect of the present invention comprises: an image pickup device which converts an optical image of a photographic subject received through an imaging lens into an image signal; a displaying device which displays a through-the-lens image based on the image signal; a person detecting... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090102937 - Long-distance image capture device: an image sensor placed in the focal plane of the lens unit; the optical relay assembly being designed, for at least one focal length of the lens unit, to form the image from the exit aperture of the assembly constituted of mirrors on the entrance aperture of the lens unit.... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090102935 - Motion assisted image sensor configuration: In general this disclosure describes techniques for configuring an image sensor of an image capture device based on motion within the scene of interest. In particular, the image capture device analyzes motion between two or more images of the same scene of interest and adjusts the configuration parameters, e.g., gain... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090102944 - Color signal processing circuit, image pickup apparatus, and color signal processing method: The color signal processing circuit includes a first calculation unit generating an R/G value, a second calculation unit generating a B/G value, and a position specifying unit specifying, based on the R/G and B/G values, a position expressed as a color temperature of the light of a light source in... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20090102943 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image sensing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes a spectrum estimation unit for estimating a spectrum for each pixel from multiband image data comprising image data in multiple different wavelength ranges; a memory for storing spectral data suitable for each of multiple different shooting modes; and a conversion unit for determining a shooting... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090102945 - System and method for generating high dynamic range images: Generating a high dynamic range image includes obtaining a maximum luminance and a minimum luminance of a scene to be captured, setting a first range of exposure values and a second range of exposure values according to the maximum luminance and the minimum luminance, capturing a first image of the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090102946 - Methods, apparatuses, systems, and computer program products for real-time high dynamic range imaging: Methods, apparatuses, systems, and computer program products for real-time high dynamic range (HDR) imaging are provided. A method includes creating a first HDR image file for a subject image captured from a first angle and at a first time increment (T1). The first HDR image file is created by a... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Cc Attn: Patent Docketing
20090102948 - Optical image recording device with small height and high resolution: An optical image recording device comprises a housing having a comparatively small height and at least one comparatively broad optical image information entering surface, an optical path unit including a first lens array, a second lens array and an optical image recording device including an image sensor, while in the... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20090102947 - System and method for automatically adding user information to digital images: A method for automatically adding user information to digital images is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: loading user information to an inner storage of a digital camera; reading the user information from the inner storage; editing the user information stored in the inner storage, and storing the edited... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090102949 - Perfecting the effect of flash within an image acquisition devices using face detection: Within a digital acquisition device with a built in flash unit, the exposure of an acquired digital image is perfected using face detection in the acquired image is provided. Groups of pixels that correspond to plural images of faces are identified within a digitally acquired image, and corresponding image attributes... Agent: Tessera/fotonation Patent Legal Dept.
20090102950 - Multiple-view processing in wide-angle video camera: A motion video camera that removes the need for mechanical pan, tilt, and zoom apparatus is disclosed. The video camera includes the following. A wide-angle optical system is configured to receive an optical image. An image sensor is coupled to the optical system and is configured to convert the optical... Agent: Groover & Associates
20090102951 - Image processing apparatus and method for color-noise reduction: In a color-noise reduction circuit in which a color-difference signal of a target pixel is substituted in a random substitution circuit (104) by a color-difference signal of another pixel within an area including the target pixel, a pixel-substitution color-difference signal that is the substituted signal whose high-frequency components are removed... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090102952 - Black level control apparatus and method: A black level control apparatus and method, particularly for a high-speed video camera (8). The apparatus (10,100) comprises an image signal channel (30,130) for receiving an image signal having a black level from an image sensing device (22,122); a black level sensing device (24,124) for generating a black level signal;... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell
20090102953 - Performance digital image sensing: Systems and media to capture a digital image are disclosed. Embodiments include hardware and/or software for taking multiple color data readings with a series of sensing elements in one collecting location during a single exposure, associating the collecting location with a pixel, and calculating a color value for the pixel... Agent: Ibm Coporation (rtp) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC
20090102954 - Multiplexing and offset correction system for an image sensor array: An imaging apparatus includes two subsets of photosensors, the two subsets being interleaved along a linear array. Each photosensor is connectable, by the operation of a shift register, to a reference line and a signal line, to permit double-sampling of signals therefrom. Each subset of photosensors is associated with its... Agent: Patent Documentation Center
20090102955 - Photoelectric conversion device and image pickup system using the photoelectric conversion device: It is a principle object of the present invention to reduce a voltage drop of a common power supply wiring in a plurality of amplification circuits to suppress crosstalk generated in other signal output lines. A photoelectric conversion device includes: a plurality of pixels each having a photoelectric conversion area;... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090102956 - Fast computational camera based on two arrays of lenses: Method and apparatus for a fast (low F/number) computational camera that incorporates two arrays of lenses. The arrays include a lenslet array in front of a photosensor and an objective lens array of two or more lenses. Each lens in the objective lens array captures light from a subject. Each... Agent: Robert C. Kowert Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20090102957 - Method and means for varying the content of a display: A method of varying the content of a physical display at a broadcast event between a direct viewer and a broadcast viewer, wherein the display comprises a direct viewer display image and a broadcast viewer display image, wherein the display displays one or more temporally interleaved data content instances, and... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20090102958 - Lens barrel and camera: A lens barrel has a drive frame, a first lens frame, a zoom motor, and a control device. The drive frame has three first cam grooves. The first lens frame has cam pins inserted into the first cam grooves. The zoom motor rotationally drives the drive frame. The control device... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090102959 - Image capture device and method for manufacturing same: An image capture device includes a sensor and a first lens module. The sensor includes a photoactive region. The first lens module is disposed over the sensor. The first lens module includes a substrate, a nucleating layer, and at least one lens. The nucleating layer is disposed on the substrate.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090102960 - Image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus includes an optical system which forms an image of a shooting subject. A driving section drives the optical system. A focus operation section transmits a driving direction and a driving amount of the optical system on the basis of a manual operation. An image pickup element... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090102962 - Image sensing apparatus, image sensing method, and recording medium which records photographing method: Photographing at a fixed focus is executed by quickly canceling the autofocus without any labor for mode switching or the like. An image sensing apparatus includes a photographing unit which has an autofocus function and photographs an object image, a key input unit including a shutter key which has two... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090102961 - Taking optical system: The invention relates to an eyepiece-connected taking optical system well fit for TV camera heads using a small-format imaging device. The taking optical system comprises a field direction turning member 1P, 2P, a positive first group and a negative second group. The first group comprises a positive cemented lens convex... Agent: Richard M. Rosati, Esq. Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090102963 - Auto-focus image system: An auto focus image system that includes an image sensor coupled to a controller. The image sensor captures an image that has at least one edge with a width. The controller generates a focus signal that is a function of the edge width. A lens receives the focus signal and... Agent: Irell & Manella LLP
20090102964 - Light emitting device, camera with light emitting device, and image pickup method: A camera comprises a lens and an LED array at its front. The LED array is composed of red, green and blue LEDs, which are individually turned on and off for light emitting purposes, as well as changeable in their quantities of red, green and blue lights to be emitted... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman, Langer & Chick, P.C.
20090102965 - Power system having a battery unit that calculates cumulative work volume value: A camera includes: a battery unit on which a battery is mounted, that can be detachably loaded into the camera and supplies power to the camera; and a function unit that executes camera functions, wherein: as a function of the camera is executed, the function unit transmits information related to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090102966 - Systems and methods of motion and edge adaptive processing including motion compensation features: Systems and methods of processing pixel information associated with video image deinterlacing are disclosed. In one exemplary implementation, the method may include performing an edge adaptive interpolation process on a present field so as to determine whether an edge passes through a pixel, wherein the edge adaptive interpolation process provides... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us )
20090102967 - Image processing: The present invention relates to methods and apparatus for interpolation of images, and in a particular example to de-interlacing of video signals using spatial interpolation. The present invention discloses a method for measuring the slope of a picture portion in which picture gradients are calculated from said selected pixel values... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090102968 - Color metadata for a downlink data channel: The present invention provides a method and system for determining and providing color metadata for a downlink data channel. In accordance with the present invention color metadata is determined such that gamut mapping is defined by a transmitted source gamut which enables adapted mapping that preserves saturation and contrast levels... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090102969 - Method and apparatus for transmitting data: An implementation provides a transmitter that separates sequential portions of data in a first set of data by time intervals allowing a power saving mode (1005). The transmitter transmits the sequential portions of data separated by respective time intervals having lengths configured to allow a receiver to enter and exit... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090102970 - Television system and control method thereof: There is disclosed a method of controlling a television system which can connect to a printing apparatus, and has a display unit. Display/non-display of the status information is set (S13, S14). Status information of the printing apparatus is received from the printing apparatus (S101). The control is made to display... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090102972 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus transmits a picture acquisition request for getting picture information to an external image apparatus connected through a predetermined interface to the display apparatus from the external image apparatus at predetermined intervals and gets a plurality of pieces of picture information from the external image apparatus to be... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090102971 - Method and apparatus for automatic startup and shutdown including automatic source switching: A method and apparatus for automatic startup and shutdown including automatic source selection is provided for the selection of one of many video input sources provided on a visual display device in response to a new video signal being transmitted over a particular input port. The visual display device is... Agent: Kleinberg & Lerner, LLP
20090102973 - Video split device: Video is adaptively allocated between different screen parts depending on its content. The content of the video is analyzed, and a determination is main about whether the video should be displayed in a large part of the screen or a smaller part of the screen. The screen split can be... Agent: Scott C Harris
20090102974 - Video transmission system: In transmission of video signals of a plurality of channels using a digital interface in conformity with the high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) standard, a transmission minimized differential signaling (TMDS) mixing circuit and a TMDS separation circuit are provided, to perform time-division transmission of TMDS data of the video signals... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090102975 - Message image display device, message image display device control method, and information storage medium: There is provided a message image display device enabling a user to grasp a content of each massage image when a plurality of message images are displayed. A display control unit (76) causes a display unit (82) to display a screen containing a plurality of message images. A judging unit... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090102977 - Digital tv and method for processing data signal in digital tv: The present invention provides a digital TV. The digital TV comprises a memory, a signal processing module, and a processor. The memory is for storing a regular program code. The signal processing module is for receiving and processing a data signal, and for generating an interruption signal. The processor coupled... Agent: Wpat, PC
20090102976 - Method for data transfer and data recovery: This method is for processing data frames (Fi) received over a communication channel, each data frame (Fi) comprising a data section (Si) for forming part of a data table and location information (Mi) associated with the data section and designating a location of said section within the data table. The... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090102978 - Video signal transmission unit: A repeater unit includes an input circuit having an input terminal that can be connected to output of an upstream repeater unit through a signal cable for inputting a video signal from the input terminal; an output circuit having an output terminal that can be connected to input of a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090102979 - Portable television-broadcast reception unit, television-broadcast reception method, television-broadcast reception program, and computer-readable record medium with television-broadcast reception program: A portable television-broadcast reception unit is provided which is capable of changing the direction of a directional antenna easily to a direction where an enough quality to watch television can be obtained. In this unit: a television-broadcast reception section 20 receives a broadcast wave using a directional antenna 10; a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090102980 - Tuner: A tuner at least comprises a filter, a low noise amplifier, a mixer, a local oscillator, a frequency selector and a power management module, and the tuner is characterized in that the power management module includes a power detection means which has a first terminal connected to an input terminal... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20090102981 - Spectrum sensing function for cognitive radio applications: A method and system are disclosed to detect a broad class of signals including Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) digital television (DTV) and wireless microphone signals. This signal detection method performs in Gaussian noise, employing Higher Order Statistics (HOS). Signals are processed in time and frequency domains as well as... Agent: Bae Systems
20090102984 - Media return system: A remote control provides a return to channel feature for use with a media device adapted to play media but not itself equipped with a return to channel feature. The remote control stores a primary channel in memory and is programmed such that, in direct response to a first input... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20090102983 - Systems and methods for controlling media devices: Systems and methods process an input received from a remote control. A media stream is presented on a display, and the input from the remote control is received at a local device associated with the display. The local device may determine if the input is intended for the local device... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (es)
20090102982 - Television and method for controlling the same: A television includes a transmitting and receiving unit that transmits and receives video data to/from an external apparatus connected to the television, a connection terminal, which is connected to the transmitting and receiving unit, and located on a side of the television, and a control unit configured to inhibit the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090102985 - Light source device, and display device and television receiver therewith: A light source device includes a shade that is capable of reflecting light from both of its front and back surfaces and is wider than a hot-cathode tube. The shade is disposed between the hot-cathode tube and the optical member so as to maintain a certain distance from the optical... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20090102987 - Projector and projection display method: A projector includes: an image pickup unit which obtains an image of a subject; an image signal processing unit which cuts an image corresponding to a projection display area of the subject contained in an image obtained by the image pickup unit, and processes an image signal such that the... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC
20090102986 - Universal joint and image display unit: Provided is a universal joint capable of freely regulating a mounting angle of one member with respect to the other member, and an image display unit using the same. The image display unit (1) includes an image display unit main body (100) having a convex surface (101) forming a part... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
20090102988 - Projection device provided with semiconductor light source: The present invention provides a projection device comprising a semiconductor light source comprises a plurality of sub light sources arranged in an array, an illumination optical system for guiding an illumination light emitted from the semiconductor light source, a spatial light modulator for receiving and applying an image signal for... Agent: Bo-in Lin04/16/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090096857 - Aircraft in-flight entertainment system having a multi-beam phased array antenna and associated methods: An in-flight entertainment (IFE) system for an aircraft includes a phased array antenna and control circuitry associated therewith to be carried by the aircraft and to generate dual antenna beams for television programming and Internet data from respective spaced apart satellites. A television programming distribution system is to be carried... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20090096858 - Video communication device and camera tracking method thereof: A video communication device includes a video communication device body; a camera fitted to the video communication device body to record images of an object; at least one detection unit fitted to the video communication device body to detect the object according to a predetermined condition; and a camera rotation... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090096859 - Video telephony terminal and image transmission method thereof: A video telephony terminal and an image transmission method thereof are provided. During video communication, the video telephony terminal generates a still image having a desired pattern in a user-desired region and provides a terminal of another party with an image achieved by synthesizing the generated still image with an... Agent: Docket Clerk
20090096860 - Method and system of multilocation video conferencing: A conferencing unit allows first persons at remote locations to communicate with second persons at a central location. The unit receives respective videos of the first persons and a video of the second persons and outputs: the videos of the first persons to a central display at the central location... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.
20090096861 - Integrated system for telepresence videoconferencing: An integrated videoconferencing system has a credenza that houses three displays at predefined angles with respect to one another. A table positions in from the credenza for seating participants across from the credenza's displays. The table has three seating sections that are angled at another predefined angle with respect to... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.
20090096862 - Method of web application with broadcast: The invention is directed to a method of web application with broadcast that includes the steps of receiving a broadcast request at a broadcast coordinator from a customer computer. The broadcast request includes a telephone number. A video message is transmitted to the customer computer. An audio message is transmitted... Agent: Law Office Of Dale B. Halling
20090096864 - Apparatus and method for providing stereoscopic three-dimensional image/video contents on terminal based on lightweight application scene representation: A method for providing stereoscopic three-dimensional (3D) image/video content in a terminal based on Lightweight Application Scene Representation (LASeR) is provided. The method includes receiving a LASeR content including therein stereoscopic 3D image/video information, decoding the received LASeR content according to a stereoscopic 3D image/video attribute, checking LASeR commands from... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090096863 - Method and apparatus for reducing fatigue resulting from viewing three-dimensional image display, and method and apparatus for generating data stream of low visual fatigue three-dimensional image: Provided is a method of reducing fatigue resulting from viewing a three-dimensional (3D) image display. The method includes: obtaining low visual fatigue parameter information on a frame section including at least one frame of a received 3D image; obtaining disparity vector information on each frame of the 3D image; and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090096865 - Stereoscopic zoom endoscope: A stereoscopic lens system for a stereo endoscope is disclosed, the stereoscopic lens system converting light propagated from an object and received at an objective end of the stereoscopic lens system to left and right optical images at an image plane end of the stereoscopic lens system. The system includes... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20090096866 - Image forming system including television receiver and image forming apparatus: An image forming system including a television receiver and an image forming apparatus. The television receiver has a television receiver side mounting unit to mount a storage medium which can store the picked-up image data. The image forming apparatus has an image forming apparatus side mounting unit to mount the... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20090096867 - Integrated marine search system: an identification unit (7) connected to the pointing unit (3) arranged to select and assign to said target (5) a class (51) and for storing said assigned class (51) and said target's (5) position (53N, 53E) as an object (24) with a stored position (58N, 58E) in a second memory... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090096868 - Method for determining the distance between two external stores on an aircraft or aerial vehicle during the separation of one of the external stores: Method for determining a distance between two external stores on an aircraft or aerial vehicle and aircraft with at least two external stores. The method includes separating one of the two stores from the aircraft or aerial vehicle in flight, and determining a chronological course of a distance during the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090096870 - Gps with back up camera: A wireless GPS camera system for a vehicle includes a GPS unit, a back up surveillance unit, a display unit and a control unit. The display unit is electrically connected with the GPS unit and the back up surveillance unit for selectively displaying the positioning information and the video information.... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm
20090096869 - Motor backing-up monitoring device: A motor backing-up monitoring device includes a main body, an emitting device, a transmitting device, a receiving device and a displaying device. The main body is formed similarly as a hollow shell, having a power source connector at its one side and a lens connected at the other side. The... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20090096871 - Tracking device, tracking method, tracking device control program, and computer-readable recording medium: A tracking device includes feature information detection means for detecting feature information from a photographic image and tracking object matching means for comparing the feature information with tracking object information in which feature information of a plurality of figures are registered so that the feature information corresponds to a priority... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090096872 - Efficient test generator for video test patterns: A video test pattern generator and method include a control sequencer configured to control one or more address counters to generate a video test pattern. A first memory is configured to store pixel values for transitions between portions of the video test pattern and configured to store a repeated pixel... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090096874 - Video communication quality estimation apparatus, method, and program: A multi-modal quality estimation unit (11) estimates a multi-modal quality value (23A) on the basis of an audio quality evaluation value (21A) and a video quality evaluation value (21). In addition, a delay quality degradation amount estimation unit (12) estimates a delay quality degradation amount (23B) on the basis of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090096875 - Camera-fitted information retrieval device: When instructions for retrieval is given in a portable information device, together with a camera image obtained by a camera, additional information including position information provided by a CPS device, orientation information of the camera provided by a geomagnetic sensor, lens focal length information and photographing magnification information of the... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20090096876 - System and method of automatically creating a multi/hybrid multimedia storage medium: There is provided herein a system and method for automatically creating a multi-version/hybrid storage medium for storage of a plurality of different output versions from digital high definition source material on one storage medium. In the preferred embodiment, the instant invention will create the storage medium without the interaction of... Agent: Fellers Snider Blankenship Bailey & Tippens
20090096877 - Camera and camera system: In a camera system, cameras are connected to a network via network groups, and the network is connected to a personal computer of a control unit. Data transmitted from the personal computer is stored in a memory of each camera. Each camera in a network group selected by the personal... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20090096878 - Digital image stabilization method: A digital image stabilization method that integrates a digital stabilization device and a digital video encoder is disclosed. The digital stabilization device comprises a determining module for determining background regions, a comparison module for calculating motion vectors, and an adjustment module for adjusting jerky image motion in frames. When there... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090096879 - Image capturing apparatus and image capturing method: To provide an image capturing apparatus that detects a camera movement accurately and corrects image blurring appropriately. An image capturing apparatus (200) includes: an image sensor unit (103) that captures and outputs an input image (105); an output unit (121) that outputs an image of a framing area (160) of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090096880 - Information processing apparatus, storing method, and computer readable recording medium: An information processing apparatus is connected to an image capture device, and a plurality of external terminals that inputs annotation information to an image captured by the image capture device. The information processing apparatus includes an acquiring portion that acquires input information from the plurality of external terminals, a storing... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090096881 - Remote status monitor for high speed video camera: A high speed video camera 10 comprises a camera body 20 and a camera lens 30. The rear of the camera body 20 is formed with a handle 40 adjacent to rear face 50 of the camera. Mounted upon or within the handle 40 is a plurality of status LED... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell
20090096888 - Digital camera having input devices and a display capable of displaying a plurality of set information items: An LCD (21) for displaying a plurality of set information items is provided for a digital camera (10). When a plurality of input keys disposed around the LCD (21) are depressed, set information which is displayed adjacent to the input key can be changed. A control portion of the digital... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090096885 - Electronic camera: An electronic camera (8) and corresponding method of operation for providing a viewable image to a display device, the camera comprising: an image sensor portion for receiving light from an object and generating image data representative of an image therefrom; and an image processing portion (30) for receiving and processing... Agent: Smith, Gambrell & Russell
20090096889 - Image pickup system and image pickup program: An image pickup system configured to perform an estimation for an unknown spectral characteristic related to a subject or an illumination light on the basis of an image signal from a color image sensor system, includes: a control unit for performing a control to change a predetermined spectral characteristic in... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20090096883 - Image signal processing apparatus: An object of this invention is to effectively reduce a luminance flicker caused by noise while suppressing an adverse effect such as an afterimage and a decrease in the resolution upon smoothing as much as possible even when the S/N ratio of an image photographed at an increased gain is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090096886 - Image-capturing device, camera, method for constructing image-capturing device and image-capturing method: An image-capturing device includes: a plurality of first pixels disposed along a first direction; a plurality of second pixels different from the first pixels disposed along the first direction in admixture with the plurality of first pixels; and an adder that adds a plurality of outputs provided by a plurality... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090096884 - Method and apparatus for capturing, geolocating and measuring oblique images: A computerized system for displaying, geolocating, and taking measurements from captured oblique images includes a data file accessible by the computer system. The data file includes a plurality of image files corresponding to a plurality of captured oblique images, and positional data corresponding to the images. Image display and analysis... Agent: Dunlap Codding, P.C.
20090096887 - Signal processing device for solid-state imaging device, imaging apparatus having the signal processing device, signal processing method, and program: A signal processing device for a solid-state imaging device correcting inter-pixel color mixing in the solid-state imaging device in which color filters having a color component constituting a primary component among luminance components and other color components are disposed on a surface of a two-dimensional array of pixels including a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090096882 - Optical imaging systems and methods utilizing nonlinear and/or spatially varying image processing: Systems and methods include optics having one or more phase modifying elements that modify wavefront phase to introduce image attributes into an optical image. A detector converts the optical image to electronic data while maintaining the image attributes. A signal processor subdivides the electronic data into one or more data... Agent: Lathrop & Gage Lc
20090096890 - Method and apparatus for controlling dual conversion gain signal in imaging devices: A image-sensing device includes an array of light-sensing pixels arranged in rows, a readout circuit, and a control logic coupled to the rows of pixels. Each of the pixels has a respective conversion gain that changes to a respective second value from a respective first value within a settling time... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090096891 - apparatus for the recording of image data and meta data: The invention relates to an apparatus for the recording of image data and meta data which contain information on the image data—such as recording parameters—with a digital camera which includes at least one image sensor for the generation of the image data and with meta data image generation means by... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20090096892 - Camera module and method for personalizing on-screen display interface: A camera module capable of allowing personalization of an On-Screen Display (OSD) interface is provided. The camera module includes: a transmitting unit configured for transmitting icons to be used in an OSD interface to the camera module wirelessly or over wire, and saving the icons in a storage of the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090096893 - Moving image reproducing apparatus and processing method therefor: Disclosed is a moving image reproducing apparatus including a reproduction control unit. The moving image reproducing apparatus sequentially transfers at least part of moving image data elements stored in an incorporated memory to an external storage device, stating from a moving image data element to be reproduced last by the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090096894 - Intelligent camera head: A video imaging system that minimizes the effect of EMI on the image data, provides a small, lightweight easy to use camera head, permitting interchangeable use of a variety of intelligent camera heads with a single camera control unit, and allows the utilization of new camera heads with new functions... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC
20090096896 - Electronic camera: An electronic camera includes: an imaging device that captures a subject image and outputs image signals; an image synthesizing device that performs image synthesis to generate a single image by using a plurality of sets of image signals obtained on different imaging conditions by the imaging device; and a control... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090096895 - Multi-spectral imaging: Multi-spectral imaging technique embodiments are presented which involve an active imaging approach that uses wide band illumination of known spectral distributions to obtain multi-spectral reflectance information in the presence of unknown ambient illumination. In general, a reflectance spectral distribution of a captured scene is computed by selecting a number of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090096897 - Imaging device, image processing device, and program: An imaging device includes an imaging section, an image segmenting section, and a blur enhancement section. The imaging section images a field to generate photographic image data. The image segmenting section partitions an image of the photographic image data into a first region that is a main subject region and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090096898 - Image-taking apparatus and image signal processing program: The image-taking apparatus embodied by the invention operates to acquire distance information up to a subject in a pre-taking mode at a distance information acquisition block (1100) provided at a taking control unit (107), thereby setting an area of interest for an image signal at an area-of-interest setting unit (109).... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090096899 - Method and apparatus for anisotropic demosaicing of image data: A method and apparatus for determining missing color pixel values in image data. Pixel values are interpolated in a horizontal or a vertical direction based on gradient scores and optionally chroma and local statistical scores. Several techniques for refining the interpolation direction determination are also disclosed, including applying a low-pass... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090096901 - Image sensor: An image sensor may include a first common column line and/or at least one first pixel. The at least one first pixel may be connected to the first common column line. The at least one first pixel may include a first photoelectron conversion region, a first transfer gate, a first... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090096900 - Image sensor device: An image sensor device is disclosed. The device comprises a plurality of unit pixels, and each unit pixel comprises a substrate and a non-absorptive color separating device overlying the substrate. The substrate comprises a plurality of photodiodes horizontally arranged in a row, and at least one bevel boundary area between... Agent: Joe Mckinney Muncy
20090096902 - Photographic device and control method therefor: There is disclosed a photographic device that uses an image sensor and an electronic viewfinder. When a release button is pressed halfway, an aperture value, an electronic shutter speed and a photosensitivity are decided based on the present subject brightness to provide a proper exposure value for photographing a still... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090096903 - Imaging device and imaging method: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging element having two-dimensionally arranged imaging pixels that receive light of an image transmitted through an optical system and output pixel signals corresponding to the received light, and in which non-imaging pixels that are different from the imaging pixels are arranged. The apparatus detects a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090096905 - Image pickup apparatus: An image pickup apparatus which is capable of providing optimal image quality according to a scene to be shot, and is improved in user-friendliness. A determination unit comprising a comparator, a comparison potential, and an OR element determines an output level of each pixel or each area formed by a... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20090096904 - Method and apparatus providing column parallel architecture for imagers: An imaging apparatus and a method using column processing circuits arranged in multiple rows for processing pixels in a pixel array.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090096906 - Clock signal generation circuit, display panel module, image sensor apparatus, and electronic apparatus: A clock signal generation circuit of a delay locked loop type includes a delay line configured to delay a first clock signal to generate a second clock signal; a delay amount controller configured to change the amount of delay in the delay line in such a manner that a phase... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090096907 - Image-taking apparatus including a vertical transfer control device: An image-taking apparatus according to the present invention is constituted to have a wiring structure of transfer electrodes matching with a color filter arrangement and exert vertical transfer control over signal charges so as to transfer the signal charges read from pixels in the same color to the same horizontal... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090096908 - Image display device: An image display device includes an LCD panel 102, a BL unit 150 having a first contact plane to be in contact with a display plane of the LCD panel 102, and a LCD holding piece 101 having a second contact plane to be in contact with a plane of... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20090096910 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging element configured to convert an optical image to a digital image information, an imaging processing device configured to acquire an image information by way of the imaging element, an incline detection device configured to detect an incline of the imaging apparatus, an image display... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090096909 - Information processing apparatus, remote indication system, and computer readable medium: An information processing apparatus is connected to a projection device and an image capture device, and includes an acquiring portion, a detecting portion, and a controller. The acquiring portion acquires images captured by the image capture device. The detecting portion detects positions of the object and a user of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090096911 - Camera with display panel: A camera with a display panel comprises a camera body and an LCD panel unit. The LCD panel unit is swingably attached to the camera body by a hinge portion. The LCD panel unit is provided with the display panel. A speaker portion is located on one surface (on the... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20090096912 - High performance front objective for video metrological system: This high performance front objective lens system intended primarily for use with a video inspection apparatus has a first lens set in the form of a doublet, with a second lens set intermediate the first lens set and the imaging plane. The second lens set includes a doublet and an... Agent: Steven R. Scott
20090096913 - Image capturing device and auto-focus method for same: An image capturing device includes a taking lens, an image sensor, an image processing unit, an input device, a processor, and a driving unit for moving the taking lens. The image processing unit is configured for receiving the electrical signals from the image sensor and obtaining image information of each... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090096914 - Spectral imaging system with dynamic optical correction: Disclosed herein are multispectral detection methods and systems that can be used with image-forming optics configured to form an image of a sample. The systems include: (a) an imaging detector; (b) relay optics that include multiple optical elements, the relay optics positioned to relay the image formed by the image-forming... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090096915 - Anti-aliasing spatial filter system: A filter system for an imaging apparatus including a high resolution mode of operation and a low resolution mode of operation is provided. The filter system includes a low pass filter associated with an optical path of the imaging apparatus. The low pass filter is moveable into the optical path... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20090096916 - Camera and photographing method thereof: A closed circuit television (CCTV) camera includes an image pickup unit to receive an image based on an object, convert the image to an electric signal, and output the electric signal, and a controller to adjust a photographing time or a photographing mode of the CCTV camera based on information... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP
20090096917 - Scanning projector ambient lighting system: A display device including a plurality of image projection devices and a display. The display device provides received content to the display and provides image signals to the plurality of image projection devices. In response to the provided image signals, the plurality of image projection devices project images on an... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090096918 - Protected security monitoring box: A security monitoring apparatus including a security monitoring enclosure, a carousel, and a camera bracket is provided. The security monitoring enclosure has a bottom wall with an aperture passing therethrough. The carousel is rotatably mounted on the bottom wall for rotation over the aperture and, therefore, rotatable relative to the... Agent: Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren P.C.
20090096919 - Digital camera with left- or right-handed operation: A digital camera having a housing and a lens assembly receiving in the housing, includes a touch screen, a right shutter button, a left shutter button, and a selection switch. The right shutter button is configured for right-handed activation of a shutter function of the lens assembly of the digital... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090096920 - Method and system for integrated multi-standard tv audio encoder: Aspects of a method and system for a multi-standard TV audio encoder are provided. In this regard, an integrated multistandard television audio encoder may be configured to encode television audio signals using a specified television audio standard. Moreover, once configured, the multistandard television audio encoder may encode television audio signals... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090096921 - Image processing apparatus, method, program, and recording medium: An image processing apparatus includes: digital-source processing means for processing a plurality of digital sources; analog-source processing means for processing a plurality of analog sources; and generation means for generating a clock independently of a clock locked with each input source of the digital sources and the analog sources, and... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090096922 - Pcr jitter reduction in a vsb and/or evsb multiplexer system: Program clock references in first and second MPEG data streams are re-stamped in accordance with delays introduced into the first and second MPEG data streams. Accordingly, the program clock references in the first MPEG data stream are re-stamped according to a variable delay in the first MPEG data stream, and... Agent: Zenith Electronics LLC
20090096923 - Sync separation circuit: A sync separation circuit separates a synchronizing signal from a video signal containing the synchronizing signal. A minimum level detecting section detects a minimum level of a video signal. A sync tip level detecting section detects a sync tip level in the video signal. A pedestal level detecting section detects... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090096924 - Method and apparatus for providing a stable clock signal: The disclosed embodiments relate to a low cost signal adjustment or calibration method and apparatus for generating a stable clock signal that is used to drive a communications interface (e.g., a UART port). More specifically, a processor within a microcontroller uses a low frequency crystal oscillator and a scaling module... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090096925 - Method for providing additional information of digital broadcasting application: A method for providing an additional information of a digital broadcasting application is disclosed. In accordance with the method of the present invention, a base information of a broadcast program and the additional information dynamically extracted based on the base information for a personalization may be provided to a specific... Agent: The Nath Law Group
20090096926 - Automatic gain control circuit in video signal processing device: In an automatic gain control circuit comprising a black level detecting unit which detects a black level from a video signal, a white level detecting unit which detects a white level from the video signal, and an analog-to-digital converter which adjusts a dynamic range of the video signal based on... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090096927 - System and method for video coding using variable compression and object motion tracking: A video coding technique and system employ variable compression for different portions of an imaged scene and motion tracking of an object. The object is coded to have higher fidelity than a remainder of the scene. The higher fidelity facilitates tracking of the object that, in turn, assists in maintaining... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090096928 - Color killer circuit: There is provided a color killer circuit comprising a burst amplitude detection unit that detects an amplitude of a color burst; a delay unit that stores, delays, by a predetermined period of time, and outputs the detected amplitude; a subtractor that calculates a difference between an output from the burst... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090096929 - Video effect recall technique: A video switcher (10) advantageously affords the capability of executing a video effect following recall that avoids visible artifacts upon transitioning from one effect to another. At the outset, the switcher identifies active elements within the video effect, the comprising those elements that undergo a change during execution of the... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090096931 - Image signal processor and method thereof: An image signal processor and a method thereof are provided. The image signal processor sets the subfields to the intermediate illuminating statuses and moves the subfields according to the motion vectors, to display an image on a plasma display panel (PDP). Accordingly, problems such as pseudo contour, motion blur or... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090096932 - Image signal processor and method thereof: An image signal processor and a method thereof are provided. The image signal processor includes pattern generating unit which divides subfields of a frame of a received image signal into a first group of subfields and a second group of subfields having a symmetrical pattern with one another, and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090096930 - Method and system for power-aware motion estimation for video processing: Methods and systems for power-aware motion estimation video processing are disclosed. Aspects of one method may include estimating motion for video data by block matching reduced resolution blocks of video data to generate an initial motion vector. The preliminary motion vector and motion for a previous frame may be used... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090096933 - Method and apparatus for adjusting image quality: An image-quality adjusting apparatus includes a display control unit configured to display on a display unit a plurality of image data that are each associated with a predetermined item for image-quality control and each have a different evaluation value as to an adjustment item, and an image-quality adjusting unit configured... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090096934 - Television receiver and liquid crystal television receiver: A television receiver having an antenna function for receiving broadcast signals includes an antenna group having plural variable directivities and including plural antennas formed in plural parts on inner and outer surfaces of walls of a cabinet or nonmetallic surfaces of component parts arranged in the cabinet so as to... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.
20090096935 - Integrated programmable tuner: An integrated tuner is programmable to optimize its components for either analog signal reception or digital signal reception. Power to the components is increased for analog operation and decreased for digital operation. The tuner also includes a selectable and integrated low noise amplifier that may be selected for single-signal reception... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090096936 - Receiving device, electronic device using the same, and receiving method: A receiving device is used that includes a main tuner 11, a sub-tuner 12, and a control unit 13 is used. The main tuner 11 and the sub-tune 12 have local oscillators 25, 45, respectively, for generating local oscillation signals according to frequencies of selected channels, and extract signals on... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20090096937 - Vehicle rearview assembly including a display for displaying video captured by a camera and user instructions: An inventive rearview assembly (10) for a vehicle may comprise a mirror element (30) and a display (100) including a light management subassembly (101b). The subassembly may comprise an LCD placed behind a transflective layer of the mirror element. Despite a low transmittance through the transflective layer, the inventive display... Agent: Price, Heneveld, Cooper, Dewitt, & Litton, LLP/gentex Corporation
20090096938 - Image correction apparatus, image display system, and image correction method: An image correction apparatus that corrects images displayed by a plurality of image display apparatus, the images arranged contiguously or superimposed is disclosed. The image correction apparatus includes a correction reference value generator that generates a correction reference value common to the plurality of image display apparatus based on display... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090096939 - Image transmission apparatus and image display control method in image transmission apparatus: An image transmission apparatus includes a display device, a display image data generator, a storage device, a storage controller, a transmitter, and a display controller. The image transmission apparatus is connectable to a plurality of image projection apparatuses and is configured to individually generate, store, and transmit display image data... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC
20090096940 - Display frame: A display frame having removable image holders that can hold images such as photographs between the front and rear surfaces of the image holders wherein the image holders can be easily installed or removed without removing the display frame from the surface to which the display frame is mounted. The... Agent: Douglas E. Warren Attorney At Law
20090096941 - Automotive display: An automotive display includes a base, a plurality of connecting rods and a screen. The base is fixed on a top surface within a car body. The connecting rods are pivotally connected to both sides of the base, so that these connecting rods can rotate with respect to the base.... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services04/09/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090091612 - Stereoscopic image reproducing device and method, stereoscopic image reproducing program, and recording medium having the program recorded therein: The present invention is directed to a stereo image processing apparatus adapted for performing stereoscopic reproduction of images without depending upon header information of file to have ability to recover or restore header information for stereoscopic display which has been broken or missing, which includes an image input unit (1)... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20090091613 - Asymmetric viewing angles for a dual view display: The present invention is related to an asymmetric aligned display having asymmetric viewing angles. The present invention provides a dual-view or 3D display capable of displaying two images of unrelated or related content along different directions with asymmetric viewing angles. The asymmetric viewing angles of the display device of the... Agent: Liu & Liu
20090091614 - Biological observation apparatus: A biological observation apparatus comprising: an illuminating section that irradiates light to a living body that is a subject to be examined; an image pickup section that photoelectrically converts light reflected from the living body based on the irradiating light and creates an image pickup signal; and a signal processing... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC
20090091615 - Optimization strategies for gpu view projection matrix implementation: A method and system for optimizing a data structure for manipulation of matrices in a parallel environment limits computational branching. The data structure further is further optimized for linear data storage and synchronization among multiple processing threads.... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20090091617 - Electronic baby remote viewer: The invention is an electronic remote baby viewer for placement near a baby or child, so that a person interested in monitoring the baby can view the baby from another room of a house, or from outside the house. The unit includes a zoom function which zooms to the lower... Agent: Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP
20090091618 - Electronic viewer for peephole: The invention is an electronic viewer for placement in a door so that a person inside a residence may view, on an electronic screen, a person who is outside the door. The unit includes a zoom function which zooms to the lower center, to the right, left, lower left, or... Agent: Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP
20090091616 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program: An information processing apparatus is provided, in which content and position information generated independently of each other are recorded in a recording medium. The apparatus includes a recording medium in which the content and the position information are recorded and a deletion unit deleting position information temporally associated with a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090091619 - Hid & ir spotlight with integrated camera system: A spotlight, including hardware for mounting to a vehicle (especially a police or security vehicle), including an HID lamp or other visible light illuminator, an infrared illuminator, and an integrated camera system including a video capture device for providing a video feed formed using the visible or infrared light, and... Agent: Karen Tang-wai Sodini
20090091620 - Electronic security system: The invention is an electronic security system for placement in a building so that a person may view, on an electronic screen, an image from one of several digital cameras placed around the building. The unit includes a zoom function which zooms to the lower center, to the right, left,... Agent: Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP
20090091621 - Digital camera: A digital camera is capable of sensing ultraviolet (UV) intensity. The digital camera includes an UV processing module, a memory, a microprocessor, and a power management module. The UV processing module measures outside UV, so as to generate an UV intensity value and output the UV intensity value to the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090091622 - Abnormality detecting apparatus: An abnormality detecting apparatus comprises a synchronous detecting circuit for detecting a synchronous signal from a video signal outputted from a camera unit, and an abnormality detecting circuit for judging whether or not a first direct current signal level obtained from an input path of said video signal is greater... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090091623 - Method and device for use in calibration of a projector image display towards a display screen, and a display screen for such use: A method and a device for use in calibrating a projector image display towards a display screen, wherein the display screen is equipped with a plurality of discrete light detection points on or in the front surface of the screen, or located immediately below the front surface, wherein each light... Agent: Rodman Rodman
20090091624 - Content recording apparatus: A content recording apparatus (10) includes an image sensor (12). When a shutter operation is performed, an image imaged by the image sensor is captured in an SDRAM (26), and the captured image is recorded in a memory card (28). The recorded image is transmitted to a recorder (40) being... Agent: Ge Medical System C/o Foley & Lardner LLP
20090091625 - Digital video camera with retractable data connector and resident software application: A digital video camera may include a digital video image sensor for capturing digital video footage to be stored on an internal memory. The digital video image sensor and internal memory may be housed in a camera body. A retractable arm having a data connector may be attached to the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090091626 - Digital video camera with retractable data connector and resident software application: A digital video camera may include a digital video image sensor for capturing digital video footage to be stored on an internal memory. The digital video image sensor and internal memory may be housed in a camera body. A retractable arm having a data connector may be attached to the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090091630 - Flexible mountable software controllable led ringlight: An image acquisition system including a housed ringlight for providing illumination to an object to be photographed, and a mounting system for camera attachment, the camera having a camera power supply. A camera power output jack and a camera communication jack are provided, and a power connector is electrically connected... Agent: Adams Intellectual Property Law, P.A.
20090091629 - Tv/movie actor identifcation device: The Invention is for aiding a person to identify the probable name of a TV or Movie actor by pointing the device at the full face of the actor and clicking a button which captures the image of the actor and compares the image against a database using facial recognition... Agent: Robert J Casey
20090091627 - Camera system with real-time dithering and printing capabilities: A camera system includes an image sensor configured to capture an image. A memory is coupled to the image sensor and is configured to store the captured image. A printhead interface is coupled to the memory, and is configured to take a planarized linear image obtained from the stored image... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090091628 - Printer and print-condition setting method for the same: An interface, to which a recording medium storing at least one first setting information item is removably attached to a printer. A storage stores hardware specification data. A reader reads out the at least one first setting information item from the recording medium attached to the interface. A register judges... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20090091633 - Image-taking method and apparatus: There is provided an image-taking method and apparatus capable of quickly taking an image in which a human face is in focus. When an instruction to take an image is input, multiple images are taken with different focus positions. A human face in each of the images is detected, an... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090091631 - Method and apparatus for stably correcting handshake in camera panning situation: Provided are an apparatus and method for stably correcting handshake that occurs during a camera panning situation. In the method, movement information is accumulated by a predetermined unit for a predetermined period of time. A regression model is matched to the accumulated movement information so as to determine a situation... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090091632 - Image sensor: This image sensor includes a flexible wiring board connected with an optical sensor, bent around the portion connected with the optical sensor and so formed as to generate urging force oppositely to the bent direction and a support portion having a first support surface supporting the optical sensor. The optical... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20090091634 - Digital low-light viewing device: A low-light viewing device includes a housing, having mounted thereto: a lens, an electronic camera for receiving light focused by the lens and for providing an output signal; a display for receiving the output signal and displaying an image detected by the camera; a controller for controlling the camera and... Agent: HowardIPLaw Group
20090091635 - Display control device, display control method, and display control program: A display control device includes: a composite image generating unit configured to generate a composite image by compositing a unit image and a still image, such that a still image which is correlated with a moving image and has a still image aspect ratio different from a moving image aspect... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090091638 - Erroneous erasure determination apparatus, method and computer program product, and image file generation apparatus: An erroneous erasure determination apparatus is provided, which determines whether or not image data in an image file are likely to have been erroneously erased based on auxiliary information attached thereto which indicates whether or not the image file is recorded in a multi-page format, and information which indicates the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090091637 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus for achieving the exchange of pieces of image data between a plurality of image processing apparatuses includes: a feature value extraction unit for extracting a feature value included in image data; a feature value transfer unit for transferring to another image processing apparatus a feature value... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090091636 - Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method, camera apparatus, image display apparatus, and image signal output apparatus: An image processing apparatus and method for obtaining an image signal to be processed. A classification information obtaining section obtains classification information indicating the image signal as one of a plurality of image signal types. The plurality of image signal types include a first type comprising a plurality of frames... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090091639 - Pen-shaped modular camera assembly having an effects module: Provided is a pen-shaped modular camera assembly. The assembly includes a camera module having an image sensor for capturing an image in an RGB (red, green, blue) color space. The assembly also includes a central processing module arranged in communication with the camera module. The central processing module includes a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20090091640 - Digital camera with special effect viewfinder, image displaying method on the viewfinder, and photographing method with the digital camera: A digital camera with a viewfinder, an image displaying method on the viewfinder, and a photographing method with the digital camera are provided. The digital camera includes: a lens unit receiving the image light of an object and forming an image; a photoelectric conversion device converting the formed image into... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20090091641 - Solid-state image capturing apparatus and electronic information device: A solid-state image capturing apparatus is provided, the apparatus including: a pixel section having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix therein; an A/D conversion circuit for performing A/D conversion of pixel signals that are read out from pixels of the pixel section to output digital pixel values; and... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090091642 - Image defect correction system using directional detection: An image defect correction system using directional detection. An image data memory stores a two-dimensional image data output from an image capturing device. A decision means decides whether a target pix cell is a defective pix cell by deciding whether an image data of the target pix cell is a... Agent: Joe Mckinney Muncy
20090091643 - Image-acquisition apparatus: An image-acquisition apparatus is provided, including a correction-coefficient calculating unit 109 for obtaining an image signal subjected to prescribed image processing and creating, in each region, a first correction-coefficient group formed of a plurality of correction coefficients corresponding to a plurality of pixels; a correction-coefficient-group adjusting unit 110 for creating... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090091646 - Color processing apparatus and method thereof: Interpolated image data is generated from image-sensing data according to the color characteristic of an object. A color filter that has a strong correlation with the color characteristic of an object in image-sensing data captured by an image sensing device having a color filter array in which filters of a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090091644 - Metallic nanostructure color filter array and method of making the same: A color filter array with metallic nanostructures and a method of fabricating the same. The color filter array is fabricated by forming a plurality of color filter regions corresponding to pixels of a pixel array, the color filter regions being formed of metallic nanostructures having different optical properties and being... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090091645 - Multi-exposure pattern for enhancing dynamic range of images: The specification and drawings present a new method, apparatus and software product for enhancing a dynamic range of an image with a multi-exposure pixel pattern taken by an image sensor of a camera for one or more color channels, wherein a plurality of groups of pixels of the image sensor... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20090091647 - Image sensor apparatus and methods employing unit pixel groups with overlapping green spectral content: An apparatus includes an array of color-selective sensors arranged as a plurality of repeating 2×2 unit pixel groups. Each sensor of a unit pixel group of the array is selective for a color including a green component. The unit pixel group includes respective sensors selective for respective first and second... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20090091648 - Multi-resolution image sensor array with high image quality pixel readout circuitry: A configurable, compact multi-resolution linear image sensor array is disclosed. The multi-resolution image sensor array employs a spatial array of photoelectric sites with each site having an image output terminal and a cluster of switched photo-detector elements. To effect a high quality snapshot operation mode for a high pixel count... Agent: Chein-hwa S. Tsao
20090091649 - Electronic document viewer: The invention is an electronic viewer for documents for use by visually impaired viewers. The unit includes a digital camera lens unit and a digital viewing screen unit for placement over a document. A zoom function allows the user to zoom to the lower center, to the right, left, lower... Agent: Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP
20090091650 - Digital camera capable of appropriately discriminating the face of a person: In a digital camera, when a shutter button is depressed into its half stroke, a subject is photographed as a preparatory image, in which the face of a person is identified as a face area. Such a face area at the latest time is compared with a corresponding face area... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090091651 - Dual camera apparatus: Camera apparatus with dual lenses that allows quickly switching between lenses in a single camera.... Agent: David Klein Dekel Patent Ltd.
20090091652 - Led flash control: An image recording apparatus with a solid state light emitting device is provided that controls one or more exposure settings for an image recording in low light conditions in response to a level of light reflected from a scene illuminated with the solid state light emitting device.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20090091653 - Video signal processing apparatus, video signal processing method and video display apparatus: A video signal processing apparatus, for achieving high resolution, with using a small number of frames, as an input videos signal, comprises: an input unit, into which a video frame is inputted; and a resolution converter unit for obtaining an output video frame by increasing a number of pixels building... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090091654 - Image recording apparatus and image recording method: This aims at providing an image recording apparatus and an image recording method which can output an image suitable for an aspect ratio of a display screen. When connection history data does not fulfill a predetermined condition, predetermined viewpoint image data is selected as a representative image. On the other... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090091655 - Synchronizing remote audio with fixed video: A multimedia device (100) including a separating entity configured to separate a multimedia stream into audio frames and video frames, a sequencing entity configured to add a sequence number to at least one audio frame, a transceiver configured to transmit audio frames to a remote audio device, a controller coupled... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090091656 - Display device and transmitting device: A display device includes a signal receiving unit, an image display unit, a communicating unit, a position designating unit, and an information transmitting unit. The signal receiving unit receives a video signal by a differential signal through a plurality of channels from an external apparatus via a transmission path. The... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090091657 - web television that performs a pip control function: A web television includes a display, a tuner, an internet module, and a PIP module. The tuner is arranged to select television video for display on the display and to select television audio for display by a speaker of the web television. The internet module is arranged to supply internet... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department
20090091658 - Av system: The AV system is an AV system comprising a display device and a plurality of AV appliances including an AV appliance having plural functions connected by way of a digital interface, in which the types of plural AV functions, and information of input and output of video signal and audio... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090091659 - Motion detection device and method, luminance/chrominance signal separation device and method, noise reduction device and method, and video display device and method: The motion detection device includes an oblique correlation detection section, a motion detection section and a motion determination section. The oblique correlation detection section detects a correlation in an oblique direction (oblique correlation) of a composite video signal. The motion detection section detects a motion amount based on an inter-frame... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090091660 - Method and apparatus for processing color components of pixel through adding white light adaptively: A method and an apparatus of processing a plurality of color components of a pixel are provided. The method includes: finding a maximum value of the color components; determining a scaling factor and an adjusting value according to the maximum value; and adjusting each of the color components according to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090091661 - Video auto enhancing algorithm: A method for enhancing a video includes applying a linear histogram stretch, a gamma correction, and sigma row, column, and temporal filters to the video.... Agent: Patent Law Group LLP
20090091662 - Channel scanning method: A method for operating a demodulator to demodulate a first channel is provided. The demodulator stores parameters of a second channel that is scanned before the first channel. The method comprises the following steps. First, the demodulator is reset. Second, an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing acquisition is processed to search... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.
20090091663 - Receiver for different types of reception signals: A receiver can handle different types of reception signals, such as, for example, TV and FM-radio signals. In the receiver, a mixer (MIX) mixes a reception signal with an oscillator signal (OOS) so as to obtain a mixer output signal (MOS), which comprises a frequency-shifted version of the reception signal.... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090091664 - Ergonomic learning remote control: r
20090091665 - Display apparatus and method of changing edid information thereof: A display apparatus connected to a video/audio output device includes at least two connecting portions to connect with the video/audio output device, a first storage unit to store extended display identification data (EDID) information to be provided to the video/audio output device, a second storage unit to store EDID information... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20090091666 - Image projection apparatus: An image projector according to the present invention includes a light source for emitting a laser beam, of which the intensity has been modulated in accordance with a modulation signal representing an image to be projected, and a beam deflection section for deflecting the laser beam two-dimensionally such that the... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP04/02/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20090086010 - Web cam with an interlude switch: A web cam with an interlude switch, wherein the interlude switch can be toggled between a view and an interlude mode. In its view mode, the web cam captures images of a scene for their transmittal to a web cam page hosted at a web site. With the switch in... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090086011 - Method and system for a quick start camera application in a camera: A mobile radio terminal includes a radio circuit for establishing communication with a communication network, a first camera sensor for taking digital photographs and a second camera sensor for acquiring image data information, wherein the second camera sensor stores the acquired image data information in a storage element. A control... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090086013 - Individual adjustment of audio and video properties in network conferencing: Individual adjustment of audio volume and video properties in a computer network conference environment is provided. For audio adjustment, a buffer collects incoming streams; a stream decoder decodes the buffered audio streams, a gain adjustment applies a gain increase or decrease to the individual audio stream, and a mixer combines... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090086012 - Recording and videomail for video conferencing call systems: In one aspect, a request to initiate a video conference is received from a caller. The request identifies one or more called parties for the video conference. A request for the video conference is sent to one of the called parties. The called party does not accept the request. In... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20090086014 - Local positioning system and method: A local positioning system which includes a video camera, a computer communicating with the video camera and a target object sighted by the video camera and having a target object coordinate system. The computer is adapted to define a relative position and orientation of the video camera with respect to... Agent: Tung & Associates / Randy W. Tung, Esq.
20090086015 - Situational awareness observation apparatus: A positionable sensor assembly for a real-time remote situation awareness apparatus includes a camera for capturing an image of a scene, a plurality of first acoustic transducers for capturing an audio input signal from an environment including the scene, at least one second acoustic transducer excitable to emit an audio... Agent: Young & Thompson
20090086016 - Stereoscopic image display employing solid state light sources: The present disclosure is a novel design of a polarization based stereoscopic display system that efficiently utilizes the optical energy from three primary color solid state light sources of random polarization, combines the three primary colors into a full color beam of a single polarization state to enable passive separation... Agent: Wei Su
20090086017 - Imaging optical system and endoscope imaging apparatus: where, Zf is a spherical aberration of a ray transmitted through 70% of a pupil diameter, and Sf and Tf are field curvatures in a sagittal direction and a tangential direction, respectively, at 80% of a maximum image height, at the imaging position at a time when an object is... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090086018 - Processing method of image acquiring in body lumen, capsule endoscope and capsule endoscope system using it: The present invention relates to a method for processing an image in a capsule endoscope and capsule endoscope system that processes an internal human body image acquired by a capsule type endoscope swallowable into a human body. The present invention includes a step (a) of acquiring a light emitting image... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20090086019 - Driving support device, driving support method and computer program: A driving support device, a driving support method, and a computer program provide an image of the peripheral environment of a vehicle which is captured by a camera. The traveling state of the vehicle is obtained and, based on same, a blind spot region for a driver created by a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090086020 - Photogrammetric networks for positional accuracy: The present invention involves a surveying system and method which determines the postion of a object point using two images. First, at least two reference points appearing on the two images are correlated. Then the position of the object point is determined based on the two images and the two... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP
20090086021 - Dynamically generating real-time visualizations in industrial automation environment as a function of contect and state information: A visualization system that generates customized visualization(s) of real-time video in an industrial automation environment is provided. A reference component identifies, determines, or maps angle of view, zooming or panning in connection with an image within an industrial automation environment. A view component identifies at least one of a plurality... Agent: Amin Turocy & Calvin, LLP Attention: Heather Holmes
20090086022 - Method and device for consistent region of interest: The present invention describes a system and method for surveillance cameras that maintain proper mapping of a mapped region of interest with an imaged region of interest based on feedback received regarding the current orientation of a surveillance camera. The system or method first determines the location of the imaged... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20090086023 - Sensor system including a configuration of the sensor as a virtual sensor device: The sensor system of the preferred embodiment includes a sensor, a sensor configuration ROM adapted to store a sensor description including a root directory, a unit directory, a first dependent unit directory to configure the sensor as a first virtual sensor device, a second dependent unit directory to configure the... Agent: Schox PLC
20090086024 - System and method for improving video compression efficiency: A system and method for improving the efficiency of video compression is based on the characteristics of the video to be stored. Operating characteristics of the video capture device, as well as content characteristics of the video signal to be compressed, are utilized to control various processes that manipulate the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090086025 - Camera system: A remote surveillance system (the system) of the present invention is designed to have a long independent operation, portability, and wireless transmission of digital data from any location worldwide. The system includes a hybrid power element having novel hydrogen storage and generation device, light weight polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
20090086026 - Radiation image capturing apparatus: A radiation image capturing apparatus includes: a radiation detector for detecting charge information; an analog multiplexer for passing an analog charge information signal read out from each pixel of the radiation detector, alternately in a first order and a second order opposite to the first order; an analog signal amplifier... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090086027 - Method and system for providing images and graphics: A system detects a subject(s) or recipient(s), or an object(s) associated therewith, and sends a communication, for example, a message, to the subject, or object associated therewith, collectively, the “subject.” The communication is projected as an image proximate to the subject, and is projected to the subject when stationary or... Agent: Lathrop & Gage Lc
20090086028 - Catv digital receiver intermodulation susceptibility tester: A method and apparatus are provided for testing susceptibility of a receiver to intermodulation distortion of a digital channel, the method including selecting a first digital channel from channels in a composite signal, determining a first power measurement from the first digital channel, determining a total power measurement from other... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20090086030 - Camera apparatus and control method thereof: According to one embodiment, a camera apparatus includes a storage device and a data transfer module. The storage device is configured to store the image data, an operating system for activating an external apparatus, and a second image edit program configured to run on the operating system. The data transfer... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090086029 - Method of transmitting real-time network image: A method of transmitting a real-time network image is applied to a network system having an IP camera, a NAT router, the Internet, and a server of an Internet service provider (ISP). The method includes steps of: requesting an IP address from the DHCP server by the IP camera according... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090086031 - Communication system, communication method, computer-readable medium and image shooting device: A communication system includes a first and a second communication devices, and the first and the second communication devices includes a first and a second transmission units that are disposed respectively on bodies of the communication devices and wirelessly transmits predetermined information to each other. The first communication device further... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090086032 - System for detecting and compensating camera movement and a method thereof: A system for detecting and compensating camera movement includes a pulse-sensing module and a process/control module. The pulse-sensing module senses the pulse and converts the pulse signal into a pulse count. The process/control module is coupled with the pulse-sensing module for receiving the pulse count and comparing the pulse count... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090086039 - Compound lens and camera comprising the same: an annular step part which is formed on the end part of the optical functional surface, on which the plastic lens is formed, on the outer circumference side on the outside of the outermost diameter of the optical functional surface and which is formed for directly mounting on a resin-made... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090086033 - Image stabilization control circuit: An image stabilization control circuit controls an optical element driving element configured to move an optical element provided in an imaging apparatus based on an output signal of a vibration detection element provided in the imaging apparatus. The image stabilization control circuit includes an analog-digital conversion circuit configured to receive... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090086034 - Video image processing device, video image processing method, and video image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes a shot splitting unit that splits a moving image into a plurality of shots each including a plurality of sequential frames; a shot detecting unit that detects, among the shots, a second shot similar to a first shot that is to be encoded; a first... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090086035 - Vibration isolating unit, image taking unit, and image taking apparatus: Y-driving section is disposed in X-direction of an image sensor holder, and a slider is arranged for the image sensor holder to come in succession to Z-direction and extend to X-direction, so that X-driving section is disposed at the end of the slider. Regarding Y-direction, Y-driving section directly drives the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090086036 - Method and apparatus for camera shake effect image stabilization: A method and apparatus for camera shake effect image stabilization determines a most favorable image sharpness metric out of image sharpness metrics from a plurality of images that were captured at a same lens position. A final image is selected based on the most favorable image sharpness metric.... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.
20090086038 - Imaging apparatus including a cooled imaging element which is shifted to perform high-definition imaging: A highly thermal conductive member is filled in a gap between a base portion and a movable portion of a spring stage in an image shift type imaging apparatus. Heat from a heat generating surface of a cooling element is conducted from the movable portion to the base portion through... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, P.C.
20090086037 - Pressing mechanism for an image shake suppressing optical device: A pressing mechanism is adapted for use in an image shake suppressing optical device that includes a driving unit and an image capturing unit. The pressing mechanism is adapted to be disposed between the driving unit and the image capturing unit, and includes an arm body and a press head... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090086040 - Imaging device and image blurring correction device: An imaging device includes an angular velocity sensor (11), which outputs a blurring signal, a high-pass filter circuit unit (12), which eliminates a direct current component in accordance with a first time constant, and which outputs a fluctuation portion with respect to a reference voltage as an angular velocity signal,... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090086041 - Method and system for controlling camera through wireless sensor network: A method for controlling a camera through a Multi-Hop-based wireless sensor network includes: sensing whether an event occurs or not in a corresponding area and transmitting position information on the corresponding area and type information on the event, converting the received position information on the event into a movement control... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090086042 - Camera control means to allow operating of a destined location of the information surface of a presentation and information system: The invention concerns a control device for controlling an information device arrangement. Control device includes camera means (CAM) and display means (VF) to allow operating of a destined location (21) of the information surface. Destined location is adapted for determination from the control information being in the image information (IMAGE)... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090086043 - Lightweight cordless security camera: The present invention is a lightweight, cordless security camera comprising a lightweight stand or tripod, a video camera with pan, tilt, and zoom articulation and an audio microphone, a wireless networking interface enabling wireless access to the camera controls, video, and audio data streams, an antenna enabling transmission and reception... Agent: Woodling, Krost And Rust
20090086044 - Moving-image reproducing apparatus and moving-image reproducing method: In a moving-image reproducing apparatus for reproducing a moving image file formed of a plurality of frames, the moving-image reproducing apparatus configured to include: a first displayer for displaying one frame of reference of the moving image file; a second displayer for collectively displaying reduced images of image data of... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090086046 - Automatic exposure time selection for imaging tissue: The invention relates to a system for automatically adjusting an exposure time to improve or otherwise optimize a dynamic range of a digital image. The system includes a camera configured to capture an image of a subject within the field of view at a first exposure time. The captured image... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090086053 - Digital photographing apparatus, and method and program for controlling the same: A digital photographing apparatus capable of obtaining an image in which a distant subject is clearly represented and a near subject is naturally represented, and a method and program for controlling the same. The digital photographing apparatus includes a range determiner for determining a distance between the digital photographing apparatus... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20090086050 - Image capture device and image capture method: An image capture device including an image capture unit, an auxiliary light source, a face region extraction unit, a determination unit, a relative position information acquiring unit, and a notification unit. The face region extraction unit extracts a region corresponding to a face from the captured image data. The determination... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090086052 - Image detecting device and image capturing system: An image detecting device includes an image detector for recording an image therein and outputting the recorded image as image information, a temperature regulation controller for performing a temperature regulation control process in order to adjust the image detector to a predetermined temperature, an image information output detector for detecting... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090086047 - Image display device, portable device with photography function, image display method and computer readable medium: An image display device includes a display, an attitude angle detection unit and a controller. The display displays an image based on image data with photography information. The photography information includes position information and attitude angle information of a camera at a time of photography. If the attitude angle of... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090086051 - Image pickup apparatus, image signal processing circuit and image signal processing method as well as computer program: The present invention provides an image pickup apparatus, including: an image pickup section of the plural channel output type configured to output signals individually corresponding to divisional regions of an image pickup device; a plurality of signal processing sections configured to individually receive the output signals of the plural channels... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20090086045 - Method and system for a configurable communications interface: An electronic device includes an imaging sensor collecting an image and creating an imaging signal corresponding to the image, an integrated circuit receiving the imaging signal from the imaging sensor and modifying a transfer characteristic of the imaging signal and a connector receiving the imaging signal from the integrated circuit... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090086049 - Pixel drive circuit, image capture device, and camera system: A pixel drive circuit includes a plurality of pixel circuits each including a photoelectric converting unit for converting an incident light into an electric charge and accumulating the converted electric charge, the plurality of pixel circuits being arranged in a matrix shape, an address decoder for selecting the pixel circuits... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090086048 - System and method for tracking multiple face images for generating corresponding moving altered images: An image processing system and related method for simultaneously generating a plurality of partially- or fully-animated images on a display that substantially track the movements, changes in orientations, and changes in facial expressions of a corresponding plurality of face images captured by an image capturing device, such as a camera... Agent: Fountain Law Group, Inc.
20090086054 - Image pickup apparatus and control method therefor: It is determined whether or not flicker has occurred in an image signal obtained on the basis of an output signal of an image pickup element. If it is determined that flicker has occurred, a flicker correction method is selected according to a gain value set in the image signal.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090086055 - Electron multiplication cmos imager: A pixel for an imager is disclosed that includes at least one electron multiplication (EM) gain stage configured in a loop and electrically coupled to a charge collection region and a charge readout region, the charge collection region being configured to generate a charge packet, the EM gain stage being... Agent: Patent Docket Administrator Lowenstein Sandler P.C.
20090086056 - Imaging apparatus, imaging method, and program: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit capable of selectively executing an imaging operation in a normal imaging mode that outputs a normal exposure image signal in a unit period and an imaging operation in a combined imaging mode that outputs a long-time-exposure image signal and a short-time-exposure image signal,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090086057 - Optimum image selection method and system: An optimum image selection method for a digital photograph device selecting an optimum image by driving a vibration detection sensor mechanism is provided. In continuous photography mode, as soon as capturing an image, it detects and records the vibration amount of the image, and then compares the presently detected vibration... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090086058 - Digital video camera with retractable data connector and resident software application: A digital video camera may include a digital video image sensor for capturing digital video footage to be stored on an internal memory. The digital video image sensor and internal memory may be housed in a camera body. A retractable arm having a data connector may be attached to the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090086059 - Image taking system, and image signal processing program: The image taking system of the invention applies tone transformation processing to an image signal of an image taken through taking means (lens system 100, aperture 101 and CCD 102) while taking a taking situation into account. In the first embodiment, the image taking system comprises a taking situation assessment... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090086060 - Method and system for luminance noise filtering: In a method and system for luminance noise filtering, a region of pixel data directly from the image sensor is used for determining a virtually filtered luminance for a pixel location within the region. Luminance noise reduction is performed using the region of pixel data directly from the image sensor... Agent: Law Office Of Monica H Choi
20090086061 - Image pickup apparatus, image pickup method, and program therefor: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit selectively performing an image capturing operation in a normal image capturing mode where an exposure image signal is output in a unit period and a combined image capturing mode where long- and short-exposure image signals are output in the unit period;... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090086062 - Imaging system and reproducing system: An image pickup system according to the present invention includes an extracting unit for extracting a block area with a predetermined size from a signal of an image pickup device, a transforming unit for transforming the signal in the extracted block area into a signal in a frequency space, an... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090086063 - Solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus using the same: Providing a solid-state imaging device having a degree of freedom capable of changing which of the pixels functions as a pixel having a photoelectric converter portion bisected in which direction. When a gate electrode 67 is high and a gate electrode 68 is high, photodiodes 31 through 34 are electrically... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20090086064 - Dynamic adaptive color filter array: A microfluidic color filter array, color imager system, and method for dynamic color filtering are disclosed. The microfluidic color filter array includes a network of fluid channels configured to contain fluid solution. The color imager system includes a photodiode array and a microfluidic color filter array disposed over the photodiode... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090086065 - Color filter array with reduced crosstalk effect and image sensor and image pickup apparatus having the same: An image sensor includes a color filter array including a primary color pixel such as a green filter pixel for sensing a predetermined primary color, a first secondary color pixel such as a yellow filter pixel, and a second secondary color pixel such as a cyan filter pixel. The primary... Agent: Law Office Of Monica H Choi
20090086068 - Solid-state image pick-up device and image pick-up apparatus: A solid-state image pickup device includes plural photo sensitive elements. The plurality of photosensitive elements are arranged to form a matrix pattern. The photosensitive elements include first photosensitive elements that obtain simultaneously brightness components and hue components; and second photosensitive elements that obtain hue components. The second photosensitive elements are... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090086070 - Solid-state imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging apparatus including: a pixel section having a plurality of pixels arranged into a two-dimensional array, each pixel having a photoelectric conversion means, a memory means for storing a photoelectric conversion signal of the photoelectric conversion means, a transfer means for transferring the photoelectric conversion signal to the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090086069 - Solid-state imaging device and solid-state imaging system using the same: A solid-state imaging device having within a pixel region where pixels containing photoelectric conversion device are two-dimensionally arranged, a plurality of noise extracting pixels for outputting a noise signal not depending on incident light amount provided in an effective pixel region from which image signal associated with object image is... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090086067 - Solid-state imaging device, driving control method thereof, and imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging includes a comparing circuit, an inverting circuit, and a masking circuit, and performs column parallel AD conversion processing of analog pixel signals outputted from a plurality of pixels arranged in a two-dimensional matrix form. The comparing circuit outputs a difference signal obtained by comparing each of the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090086066 - Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same, and camera: Disclosed is a solid-state imaging device includes for each pixel a photoelectric conversion unit, a charge accumulating portion, and a potential barrier provided between the photoelectric conversion unit and the charge accumulating portion, in a thickness direction of a substrate. When light is received, a first charge derived from one... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090086071 - Photo detection device: A pixel includes a photodiode, an overflow circuit, a first sensing circuit, and a second sensing circuit. The first sensing circuit charges and discharges a cathode capacitance by a photocurrent flowing through a photodiode, and amplifies an obtained voltage by a source follower amplifier so as to be outputted to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090086072 - Dual cds/pxga circuit: Provided is a dual sampling/pixel gain amplifier (CDS/PxGA) circuit with a shared amplifier, and more particularly, to a dual CDS/PxGA circuit for adjusting a gain of an amplifier based on capacitance. The dual CDS/PxGA circuit comprises: a first sampler for sampling a reset level and a data level of a... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20090086073 - Imaging apparatus and method of driving solid-state imaging device: A solid-state imaging device 5 includes photoelectric conversion elements 51R, 51G, and 51B and photoelectric conversion elements 51r, 51g, and 51b there are controlled to have an exposure time shorter than that of the photoelectric conversion elements 51R, 51G, and 51B. During the exposure period of the photoelectric conversion elements... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090086074 - Dual mode camera solution apparatus, system, and method: A camera solution includes an image sensor and an image processing and control system. At least two different operating modes are supported, with one of the modes having a higher dynamic range. Control of the dynamic range is provided at the system level. The system supports statically or dynamically selecting... Agent: Curtis A. Vock Attorney At Law
20090086077 - Solid-state image capture apparatus and image capture apparatus: A solid-state image capture apparatus includes a pixel array section with a plurality of pixels arranged in two-dimensional directions, each having a photoelectric conversion section, and pixel drive control section for performing pixel signal readout by sequentially scanning the pixel array section either in a row direction or in a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090086075 - Solid-state image pickup device, driving method thereof, and camera system: A solid-state image pickup device includes a pixel array including pixels arranged in a matrix, a pixel signal readout unit, and a timing control unit for controlling processing of the pixel signal readout unit by using a timing signal. The pixel signal readout unit includes: a plurality of comparators for... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090086076 - Solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus: A solid-state imaging device includes a reflection timing control signal output unit, a data holding unit, and a collective-reflection processing unit. The reflection timing control signal output unit outputs a reflection timing control signal for controlling a timing of outputting operation setting data. The data holding unit latches the operation... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090086079 - Ccd type solid-state imaging device: A CCD type solid-state imaging device includes plural pixels 2 that are arranged and formed on a semiconductor substrate in a two-dimensional array, plural vertical charge transfer paths 3 each of which extends along a corresponding pixel column formed of the pixels 2, and a horizontal charge transfer path 4... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090086078 - Imaging device driving method and imaging apparatus: An aspect of the invention is directed to a method for driving the imaging device as defined herein, in which a smear suppression driving operation which applies a transfer pulse to the transfer electrodes to transfer the charge is executed in such a manner that a standby place of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090086080 - Image display device, image pickup device, image display controlling method, and program storing medium therefor: An image display device has a function that displays plural frame images by high-speed frame advancing, and includes: an operation portion for a high-speed frame advancing display operation for carrying out high-speed frame advancing display, and a stopping operation for stopping high-speed frame advancing; and a controlling unit controlling a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090086081 - Color-based feature identification: Disclosed are embodiments of systems and methods for identifying features using color information in an image. The image may be formed from one or more display images comprising color information and features or feature components. Because color information may be used to identify features, more than one feature or feature... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20090086082 - Television camera system: An EFP lens 12 is mounted on an ENG camera 14 through a lens supporter 16. Normally, a connector 30 of the EFP lens 12 is joined to a connector 32 of the lens supporter 16, and signal lines from pins of the connector 30 of the EFP lens 12... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090086083 - Imaging device, and control method for imaging device: According to the present invention, there is provided an imaging device, comprising: an imaging unit for receiving subject light flux, that has been made incident by the photographing lens, on an imaging surface, and photoelectrically converting a formed subject image to output image data; a display unit for carrying out... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20090086084 - Solid-state image device: A solid-state image device has a photoelectric conversion part and has pixels for focus detection and pixels for image which are allocated in a row direction and a column direction, and the solid-state image device includes a vertical scanning circuit for image which reads image signals to a horizontal output... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090086085 - Image pickup apparatus, image pickup method, and program therefor: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit configured to output a long-exposure image signal with a relatively long exposure time and a short-exposure image signal with a relatively short exposure time; a signal processing unit configured to generate a combined image signal with a relatively wide dynamic range... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090086086 - Method and apparatus for optimizing image sensor noise and dynamic range: A method and apparatus for optimizing the voltage supply of an image sensor pixel array to minimize pixel noise and maximize dynamic range is disclosed. The voltage supply is adjusted in response to the exposure level of the pixel array when it captures an image. The voltage supply is increased... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090086087 - Fuel cell, electronic apparatus and camera: A fuel cell is disclosed, which can use space in an apparatus body effectively. The fuel cell comprises a plurality of cells laminated, and a cell box housing the plurality of cells. The plurality of cells include a cell whose size in a first direction orthogonal to a lamination direction... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090086088 - Camera door opening and shutting apparatus for portable communication device: The present invention discloses a camera door opening/shutting apparatus for a portable communication device. The apparatus includes a camera door disposed at a main body to expose or cover a camera lens included in the main body according to a sliding movement of the camera door, and a door sliding... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20090086090 - Picture signal processing apparatus and picture signal processing method: A picture signal processing apparatus is disclosed, which performs a frame rate conversion for an input picture signal and obtains an output picture signal. The storing section stores picture data for two frames or more. The picture measuring section measures picture information of the input picture signal for which the... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090086089 - Video/audio output apparatus: A format converter resolution converts first video data input to a video input device, thereby generating second video data. An HDMI converter converts the second video data into an HDMI signal. A first clock generator generates a second clock signal having a frequency corresponding to a resolution of the second... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090086092 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method thereof: An image processing apparatus detects an amount of pixel motion in a plurality of field images included in interlace image data, and determines a pixel region having a large motion by comparing the amount of the motion of the detected pixel to a predetermined threshold value. An image processing apparatus... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090086091 - Video signal processing device and method: According to one embodiment, top- and bottom-field picture signals in an interlaced picture signal are stored in sequence into a frame memory. A top-field brightness conversion unit reads a top-field picture signal from the frame memory, divides an interval in which that top-field picture signal is used into four subintervals,... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090086093 - Single-pass motion adaptive deinterlacer and method therefore: A frame construction engine constructs a first frame of deinterlaced video and a second frame of deinterlaced video based on a first field of interlaced video and based on a second field of interlaced video, independent of any other fields of interlaced video. The frame construction engine constructs the first... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.
20090086094 - Apparatus and method of converting image signal for four-color display device: An apparatus for converting three-color image signals to four-color image signals including a white signal comprises a data processor which generates the four-color image signals from the three-color image signals, calculates distortion values associated with conversion to the four-color image signals, and calculates scaling factors from the distortion values, the... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20090086095 - Method and apparatus for overlaying encoded streams: A display device for overlaying encoded steams includes a decoder within the display device for decoding a primary encoded stream and a secondary encoded stream to produce a primary unencoded stream and a secondary unencoded stream including secondary information and overlay information. The display device includes an overlay controller for... Agent: Gateway, Inc. Attn: Patent Attorney
20090086096 - Raw mode for vertical blanking interval (vbi) data: A vertical blanking interval (VBI) encoder for providing VBI encoded data supports a “RAW mode” of operation. In particular, the VBI encoder comprises a first FIFO (first-in, first-out) buffer for providing service data to be VBI encoded, and a second FIFO for specifying VBI format data.... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090086097 - Television: The present invention discloses a television that includes a speaker; a display; a tuner for receiving television broadcasting signals and generates first sound signals and first image signals based on the television broadcasting signals; a connecting terminal for connecting to a player device having an operation panel generating operation commands... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.
20090086098 - Television: The present invention discloses a television that includes: a power circuit; a tuner for receiving television broadcasting signals; a display for displaying an image according to image signals based on the television broadcasting signals; a speaker for outputting a sound according to audio signals based on the television broadcasting signals;... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.
20090086099 - Output device: An output device to output an image and/or a sound based on a signal input from one of a plurality of external devices connected to the output device, the external devices including an HDMI source device to input an HDMI signal to the output device. The output device is configured... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20090086100 - Method, apparatus and system for providing reproducible digital imagery products from digitally captured images: The present invention provides a method, apparatus and system for the transfer of a digital video content captured by a digital motion picture camera (310) to reproducible digital imagery products such as digital dailies. In one embodiment, the present invention provides a log video signal of said digital video content... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC
20090086101 - Camera cap with a white balance insert: A dual-purpose camera cap functions as a camera lens protector and a white balance filter. The camera cap includes a camera cap body having a locking mechanism or a flexible member to engage with or fitted over a camera lens housing. The camera cap body also includes a ring-shaped area... Agent: Jim C.h. Lee
20090086102 - Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method performing gamma correction: A difference sample data holder of a gamma correction device holds as difference sample data a difference between a corrected signal level and a yet-to-be-corrected signal level for each of multiple sample points set at equal intervals between the permissible minimum and maximum levels of an input video signal. A... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090086103 - Robust camera pan vector estimation using iterative center of mass: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for camera pan vector estimation, are disclosed. A camera model is provided for representing motion vectors based on a plurality of parameters. A distribution of the motion vectors is generated. A cluster in the distribution of motion vectors is... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20090086104 - Multimedia soc with advanced jack sense applications: In a multimedia SOC that includes a plurality of jack sense modules coupled to the plurality of video output pins, a processing module functions to: enable one or more of the plurality of jack sense modules to determine a video connection to the SOC, enable a video decoder in a... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP
20090086105 - Television: The present invention discloses a television includes a power circuit; a power circuit; a speaker; a display; a tuner for receiving television broadcasting signals and for generating first audio signals and first image signals based on the television broadcasting signals; a connecting terminal for connecting the television and a player... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.
20090086106 - Video signal processing circuit and electric device in which the same is mounted: The video amplifying circuit amplifies the video signal with a given gain. The charge pump circuit generates the other voltages from a given fixed voltage in order to provide the video amplifying circuit with a plurality of mutually different power supply voltages. The oscillating circuit provides the charge pump circuit... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090086107 - Reciever system for multiple bandwidth television channels: Disclosed is a receiver system, capable of receiving RF signals on television channels of multiple bandwidths. The receiver system includes a tuner, an analog IF filter, an ADC, a mixer module, one or more digital filters, an AGC module and a controller. The tuner converts an RF signal into an... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC C/o Intellevate, LLC
20090086108 - Method and system for scanning a frequency channel in digital television: One embodiment sets forth a method of scanning a frequency channel, which includes receiving a radio-frequency signal in a selected frequency channel, performing a carrier recovery process, and evaluating a control signal generated during the carrier recovery process to determine the presence of program content in the selected frequency channel.... Agent: Gene I. Su
20090086109 - Television: The present invention discloses a television that includes a power circuit; a speaker; a display; a tuner for receiving television broadcasting signals and that generates first audio signals and first image signals based on the television broadcasting signals; a connecting terminal for connecting the television and a player device that... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.
20090086110 - Remote control device and method employing random addressing: A remote control device is presented which includes a user interface, control logic, a memory and a transmitter. The user interface is configured to accept an input from a user. The control logic is configured to generate a random number as an address for the remote control device, and to... Agent: Setter Roche LLP
20090086111 - Projection display device: In a projection display device which includes a light source for outputting a light and a plurality of light modulating devices for modulating the light from the light source based on an input image signal, the projection display device comprises: a plurality of light quantity adjusting devices disposed on respective... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLPPrevious industry: Incremental printing of symbolic information
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