|| List of recent Cide-related patents
| Fast resynchronization for reception in time slicing|
A method and an apparatus for achieving fast resynchronization of received signals in a time slice in dvb-t/h systems. When the clock drift is low, the location of the symbol window can be decided based on a previous time slice.
| Methods and systems for integrated circuit c4 ball placement|
Methods and systems for improving the reliability of c4 solder ball contacts performed at the design stage to reduce the incidence of thermally-induced failures, including those due to electromigration and thermal cycling.. .
| Method and system for providing suggested tags associated with a target web page for manipulation by a user optimal rendering engine|
Disclosed are method and a system, as well as a computer program product for providing suggested tags associated with a target web page for manipulation by a user. The preferred embodiment of the present invention is implemented by generating a list of keywords associated with the target web page as suggested tags; adding the keywords as suggested tags into the page and transforming the page bearing the keywords into a html file, while the user decides to bookmark the page; and creating a layer of new transparent or semi-transparent window overlaying an original window displaying the page, the transformed page with said keywords being rendered on the new window for displaying the suggestion for said user's manipulation..
| Device management system and method|
A device management apparatus in a device management system storing and managing first client information on a client and a device installed in a client network of the client, acquires incident data from a incident management apparatus in a incident management system which is in accordance with second client information different from the first client information, and identifies, from the first client information, a client corresponding to the incident data based on identification information of a target device (i.e., a device id) included in the incident data.. .
| Storage apparatus and data management method|
A storage apparatus for which a hierarchical data management system is adopted is designed so that when receiving a read request for a first logical area to which a first storage area of a first storage device in a virtual volume is allocated, whether or not to migrate data in a first storage area of the first storage device, to a storage area of a second storage device is decided according to an access frequency to the first logical area in synchronization with the read request. When it is decided that the data stored in the first storage area of the first storage device should be migrated to the storage area of the second storage device, the data is migrated to a second storage area of the second storage device and the second storage area thereof is allocated to the first logical area in the virtual volume..
| Interworking method and system in converged ip messaging service|
An apparatus and method are provided for performing interworking between different messaging services in a converged internet protocol (ip) messaging (cpm) service. The method includes receiving, by a cpm server, a message generated based on a user input from an arbitrary terminal; requesting, by the cpm server, a presence server to provide presence information corresponding to a recipient of the message; receiving, from the presence server, the presence information that is transmitted in response to the request; deciding a type of a messaging service for interworking based on the presence information; and delivering, by the cpm server, the message to an interworking function (iwf) that converts the message according to the decided type of the messaging service..
| Compressively-accelerated read mapping|
A genomic read dataset is mapped from multiple individuals to a reference genome in a time- and storage-efficient manner. The approach begins by building a set of data structures that collectively represents a knowledge base of similarity information.
| System and method for optimizing order placement in an order queue in an electronic trading environment|
Systems and methods for optimizing order placement in an electronic trading environment are provided. Global queue holder orders are placed in a tradeable object to reserve quantity for traders.
| Reducing disruption during medication administration|
Methods, computer systems, and computer readable media for transitioning a clinical care room from a first scene to a second scene in order to facilitate completion of a medication-administration process. The first scene in the clinical care room is presented where the clinical care room has one or more zones.
| User interface method for terminal for vehicle and apparatus thereof|
A user interface method for a terminal for a vehicle is provided. The terminal obtains position information to detect a point of a road.
| Method for determining a starting position of a cyclic movement|
A method for determining an initial position of a cyclic motion, includes: recording successive encoder signals to obtain a signal sequence; continuously comparing the recorded signal sequence with a group of possible signal sub-sequences of a reference signal sequence encompassing a sequence of signal positions for at least one complete motion cycle, each of the signal sub-sequences being associated with one or more possible initial positions of the cyclic motion; eliminating one or more signal sub-sequences which do not coincide with the signal sequence or whose initial portions do not coincide with the signal sequence; and determining as the initial position one of the initial positions that are associated with the possible remaining signal sub-sequence.. .
| Methods and devices for safely handling a razor blade|
Biosafety blade devices that aid in the manipulation and safety of either single-edged or double-edged razor blades are disclosed. The devices include finger guards that assist with holding and manipulating a razor blade.
| Anchoring for non-retainable foreign objects|
A kit and/or method for use during surgery is configured to decrease the risk of accidental retention of foreign objects, such as surgical items or medical devices, used in surgery inside of a patient after the surgery is completed. Specifically, illustrative kits may include, but not be limited to, a combination of one or more foreign objects, an anchoring member attached to a point outside of the patient or surgical field, and at least one or more connection members connecting the foreign objects to the anchoring member.
| Spatial sampling improvement for list-mode pet acquisition using planned table/gantry movement|
A pet apparatus includes a detector array including individual detectors which receive radiation events from an imaging region. A movement controller controls at least one of relative longitudinal movement between a subject support and the detector array and circumferential movement between the detector array and the subject.
| Medical manipulator system|
A medical manipulator system includes a master manipulator, a slave manipulator, a first image forming device configured to acquire a first image, a second image forming device configured to form a second image, a display device configured to display the first image and the second image, a selection means configured to select one image from the first image and the second image, a transforming means configured to transform the operating command sent by the master manipulator to a corresponding new command such that the selected image coordinate system coincides with the operational coordinate system being used by the master manipulator, and a driving means configured to cause the slave manipulator to move in accordance with the new command.. .
| Lighting structure and endoscope|
A lighting structure includes: an optical transmission medium that transmits pumping light and image light; an objective optical system that is disposed at a distal-end portion of the optical transmission medium; a wavelength conversion unit comprising a fluorescent body that receives the pumping light transmitted through the optical transmission medium and irradiates an object with illuminating light; and a wavelength-selective reflective unit that selectively reflects one of a wavelength of the pumping light and a wavelength of the image light, thereby emits pumping light that is incident thereto through the optical transmission medium into the fluorescent body and emits image light that is incident from the object into the optical transmission medium through the objective optical system.. .
| Method and composition for killing parasites on an animal|
A spot-on pesticide composition for animals, specifically mammals, including dogs and cats, which composition comprises a combination of active components, including fipronil and a pyrethroid, and optionally an insect growth regulator, in doses and proportions which are parasiticidally effective against a variety of insects and pests, and in a formulation which is convenient for local application to the animal's skin, preferably localized over a small surface area.. .
| Compositions and methods for controlling pesticide resistant pests|
Provided are compositions comprising (i) a neonicotinoid; and (ii) a compound of formula (i) or (ii), preferably wherein the composition is a pesticide composition, for example an insecticide composition. Also provided is use of a compound of formula (i) or (ii) as a neonicotinoid synergist and use of a compound of formula (i) or (ii) in combination with a neonicotinoid.
| Fungicidal composition and method for controlling plant diseases|
Wherein x is a halogen atom, a nitro group, a substitutable hydrocarbon group, a substitutable alkoxy group, a substitutable aryloxy group, a substitutable cycloalkoxy group, a hydroxyl group, a substitutable alkylthio group, a cyano group, a carboxyl group which may be esterified or amidated, or a substitutable amino group, n is 1, 2, 3 or 4; r1 is a substitutable alkyl group, r2′ is a substitutable alkyl group, a substitutable alkoxy group, a substitutable aryloxy group, a substitutable cycloalkoxy group or a hydroxyl group, p is 1, 2 or 3, and r2″ is a substitutable alkoxy group or a hydroxyl group, provided that at least two of r2′ and r2″ optionally form a condensed ring containing an oxygen atom and (b) at least one other fungicide.. .
| Paraffinic oil-in-water emulsions for controlling infection of crop plants by fungal pathogens|
This disclosure features fungicidal combinations that include a paraffinic oil and an emulsifier. The combinations can further include one or more of the following: pigments, silicone surfactants, anti-settling agents, conventional fungicides such as demethylation inhibitors (dmi) and quinone outside inhibitors (qol) and water.
| Plant treatment method|
A plant treatment method comprising contacting the plant with: (a) a compound of formula (i): or a derivative salt thereof wherein l is a linking group; each of r1, r2 and r3 is independently selected from an optionally substituted alkyl, alkenyl, aryl or alkoxy group; r4 is oxygen or an optionally substituted alkyl, alkenyl or aryl group; each of r5 and r6 is an optionally substituted alkyl, alkenyl or aryl group; (b) at least one cationic biocide; (c) a hydrocarbyl saccharide compound; and (d) a non-ionic surfactant.. .
| Methods of treating, reducing the incidence of, and/or preventing ischemic events|
Methods of treating, reducing the incidence of, and/or preventing an ischemic event in a patient undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (pci), comprising administering to the patient a pharmaceutical composition comprising cangrelor. The method may further comprise administering an additional therapeutic agent to the patient, the additional therapeutic agent comprising bivalirudin or a p2y12 inhibitor.
| Alkylbenzene sulfonate surfactants for controlling herbicide spray drift|
Spray drift during the application of an aqueous mixture of a herbicide, such as an auxinic herbicide, is reduced by incorporating into a spray mixture one or more alkylbenzene sulfonate surfactants.. .
| N-(1,2,5-oxadiazol-3-yl)-, n-(tetrazol-5-yl)- and n-(triazol-5-yl)bicycloarylcarboxamides and their use as herbicides|
In this formula (i), r3, r4 and r5 are each radicals such as hydrogen, organic radicals such as alkyl, and other radicals such as halogen. Q is a heterocycle.
| Substituted 1,2,4-triazine-3,5-diones as herbicides|
And a, r1, r2, m, p, and q are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of formula 1 and methods for controlling undesired vegetation comprising contacting the undesired vegetation or its environment with an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention..
| Fungicidal mixtures based on carbamate derivatives and insecticides|
B) at least one compound of the formula ii. .
| Alkoxylated polyalkyleneimines as dispersants for agrochemical formulations|
The present invention relates to a composition comprising a water-insoluble pesticide and an alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine. The invention furthermore relates to a method of preparing this composition; to the use of this composition for dispersing agrochemical active substances; to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the crop plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or on the crop plants and/or on their environment; and furthermore to seed comprising the composition..
| Exercise device|
This invention relates to an exercise device and more particularly to an exercise device of the type that allows the user of the exercise device to exercise with part of their body in a negative pressure environment. These devices are becoming increasingly popular however the known devices are prone to frequent failure.
| Card games|
A card game having a playing area divided into a plurality of player areas, each player area having a bet area in which players may place an ante-bet to participate in the game; a dealer dealing two or more cards to the or each player's player area; the or each player having the option to stand on the original two or more cards dealt to the player's player area or to place an additional exchange-bet in an exchange-bet area of the player's player area, to exchange at least one of the two or more cards originally dealt to the player area for an equal number of new cards; the outcome of the game being decided on the rank of the or each player's hand comprising the originally dealt cards and any exchange cards, plus any additional individual or common cards, winning ante and exchange-bets being paid out in accordance with odds specified in a pay-table.. .
| Multi sim management|
There is described a multiple subscriber identity arrangement having a modem capable of receiving messages related to either one of at least two subscriber identities, but not simultaneously. The arrangement further comprises a control unit configured to, when the modem performs communication activity associated with a first subscriber identity: determine whether gaps not allocated for the communication activity associated with the first subscriber identity coincide with paging occasions associated with a second subscriber identity; and, if at least one gap not allocated for the communication activity associated with the first subscriber identity coincides with at least one paging occasion associated with the second subscriber identity, cause the modem to switch to the second subscriber identity to read one paging message on a paging channel associated with the second subscriber identity..
| Smartphone with detachable input and output (i/o) components (dioc)|
Embodiments of the present invention provide a mobile device comprising a core phone with a detachable primary device. The core phone transfers an incoming call alert to the detached primary device by synchronizing the display frame buffer of the core phone with the display frame buffer associated with the detached primary device.
| Laser processing method for workpiece|
During the performance of a laser processing step of applying a laser beam to a wafer to form modified layers inside the wafer respectively along division lines, a predetermined one of the modified layers already formed is imaged by a camera from the back side of the wafer with predetermined timing, and a positional deviation of the predetermined modified layer from the corresponding division line is detected to calculate a correction value. Then, the correction value is added to data on applied position of the laser beam to thereby make the applied position of the laser beam coincide with each division line.
| Finfet device with silicided source-drain regions and method of making same using a two step anneal|
A thermal annealing flow process includes the steps of: depositing a metal or metal alloy on a silicon semiconductor structure, performing a first annealing of a rapid thermal anneal (rta) type to produce a metal rich phase in a portion of the silicon semiconductor structure, removing unreacted metal or metal alloy and performing a second annealing as a millisecond annealing at a temperature that is below a melt temperature of the silicon material present in the silicon semiconductor structure.. .
| Vertical super-thin body semiconductor on dielectric wall devices and methods of their fabrication|
The present invention is a semiconductor device comprising a semiconducting low doped vertical super-thin body (vstb) formed on dielectric body wall (such as sti-wall as isolating substrate) having the body connection to bulk semiconductor wafer on the bottom side, isolation on the top side, and the channel, gate dielectric, and gate electrode on opposite to sti side surface. The body is made self-aligned to sti hard mask edge allowing tight control of body thickness.
| Solid state imaging device, method of producing solid state imaging device, and electronic apparatus|
A solid state imaging device includes: a substrate; a photoelectric conversion unit that is formed on the substrate to generate and accumulate signal charges according to light quantity of incident light; a vertical transmission gate electrode that is formed to be embedded in a groove portion formed in a depth direction from one side face of the substrate according to a depth of the photoelectric conversion unit; and an overflow path that is formed on a bottom portion of the transmission gate to overflow the signal charges accumulated in the photoelectric conversion unit.. .
| Irradiation apparatus, drawing apparatus, and method of manufacturing article|
The present invention provides an irradiation apparatus which irradiates an object with a charged particle beam, the apparatus including a first charged particle optical system including a charged particle source, a second charged particle optical system into which a charged particle beam is incident from the first charged particle optical system, a detector configured to be moved and to detect a charged particle beam from the first charged particle optical system, and a regulator configured to regulate relative positions between the first charged particle optical system and the second charged particle optical system based on an output from the detector disposed between the first charged particle optical system and the second charged particle optical system.. .
| Cutter frame of high cutting efficiency|
Disclosed herein is a cutter frame including a plurality of cutters for cutting one or more kinds of rectangular unit pieces having a relatively small size from a rectangular base material at a predetermined inclination, the cutters being mounted or formed in the cutter frame such that the cutters correspond to the rectangular unit pieces, two of the rectangular unit pieces being arranged mainly in the inclination direction such that the rectangular unit pieces are in contact with each other at one side of each rectangular unit piece, wherein, on the assumption that imaginary vertex coordinates of a leftmost end are (ax, ay), and imaginary vertex coordinates of a rightmost end are (bx, by), when the rectangular unit pieces coincide with each other at a left or right side of each rectangular unit piece, vertex coordinates (b′x, b′y) of the rightmost end are greater than the imaginary vertex coordinates (bx, by) of the rightmost end based on the imaginary vertex coordinates (ax, ay) of the leftmost end in an array having a higher cutting area ratio than the imaginary array.. .
| Membrane sterilization|
A method for disinfecting or sterilizing an article comprising enclosing the article or article part inside a container having a wall of which at least a part is a semipermeable fabric or membrane and introducing an amount of vaporizable biocide, preferably hydrogen peroxide in water, to the interior of said container in solution, vapour, liquid or preferably nebulant form. The semipermeable fabric or membrane is selected to allow the biocide to pass from inside to outside of the container as a vapour at atmospheric pressure and to provide a barrier against entry of micro-organisms.
| Image forming apparatus|
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a charging member, a voltage applying part, a current measuring part and a controlling part. The image carrier carries a toner image.
| Light guide body|
A light guide body includes: a light incident portion on which light is incident; a light guiding portion which is adapted to guide the light incident on the light incident portion; and a light emitting portion which is adapted to emit the light guided by the light guiding portion. One of the light incident portion and the light guiding portion is extended in a first direction, and the light emitting portion is extended in a second direction which is perpendicular to the first direction..
| Apparatus for calibrating photon-counting type of radiation detector and method of calibrating the same|
There is provided a calibration apparatus used for a photon counting type of radiation detector. In this apparatus, a radiation condition of a radiation is set such that particles of the radiation (x-rays) which are incident on a plurality of detection modules are piled up over each other at a probability which is equal to or less than a predetermined value.
| Sparse and energy discriminating collimated detector elements to assist scatter evaluation in ct imaging|
A computed-tomography apparatus that includes a ct scanner including an x-ray source and a detector covering respective angle ranges in the axial and transaxial planes of the ct scanner. The ct detector includes first detector elements disposed on a first surface to capture incident x-ray photons emitted from the x-ray source, and second detector elements sparsely disposed on a second surface different from the first surface, the second surface being farther away from the scanner than the first surface, the second detector elements being smaller in number than the first detector elements.
| Apparatus for generating single-polarization mode-locked laser capable of energy control|
Provided is an apparatus for generating a single-polarization mode-locked laser capable of energy control. The apparatus for generating a single-polarization mode-locked laser is configured to adjust at least one of a focal length of a lens focusing laser light on a semiconductor saturable absorber mirror (sesam) functioning as a saturable absorber, power of pump laser light, and reflectivity of an output coupler (oc) to set fluence, which is defined as energy density per unit area of the laser light incident on the saturable absorber, to be greater than reference fluence, which is energy density per unit area of the laser light incident on the saturable absorber when reflectivity of the saturable absorber is a maximum.
| Method for simultaneous handover in a wireless access system that supports device-to-device communication and apparatus for supporting the method|
Disclosed are a method for simultaneously handing over devices which perform device-to-device communication to another cell in a wireless access system that supports device-to-device communication, and an apparatus for supporting the method. The method for simultaneously handing over devices in a wireless access system that supports direct device-to-device communication according to one embodiment of the present invention may comprise the following steps: detecting an occurrence of a handover condition in a first device that performs direct device-to-device communication; transmitting, to a second device that performs direct device-to-device communication, a cell state check request message for requesting information on a channel state with respect to a base station; searching for a target cell for handover by the first device; receiving, from the second device, a cell state check response message containing information on the channel state; searching for a common cell in which the target cell searched for by the first device and the target cell contained in the information on the channel state coincide with each other; and transmitting, to the second device, a common cell indication message for indicating the simultaneous handover of devices.
| Method for transmitting uplink control information, user equipment, method for receiving uplink control information, and base station|
In the present invention, a user equipment-specific offset information for indicating first physical uplink control channel (pucch) resources, which can be used for transmitting ack/nack related to a physical downlink control channel (pdcch) that is transmitted from a data region of a downlink subframe, is provided to a user equipment by means of a base station. The user equipment, which receives the pdcch from the data region of the downlink subframe, decides the pucch resource, based on offset information and an index of the resource that is included in the pdcch, and transmits ack/nack information that corresponds to the pdcch to the base station using the pucch resource..
| Virtual electrode current injection using seismic focusing and seismoelectric conversion|
The present invention relates to acoustic wavefields produced using sources appropriately delayed in time and focused at known positions and times in a heterogeneous medium. Seismoelectric conversion occurs if the acoustic focus point coincides with a discontinuity in electrical and hydrological medium properties, thus generating a current density.
| Light guide plate, and method and mold for manufacturing the same|
The present invention provides a light guide plate and a method and a mold for manufacturing the same. The light guide plate comprises at least one incident surface, an exiting surface and a bottom surface, the exiting surface and bottom surface being disposed facing to each other and both being connected to the incident surface, the light guide plate having a cavity formed therein, wherein light incident from the incident surface exits the exiting surface after refracted and/or reflected by the cavity.
| Stereoscopic display|
A stereoscopic display including a backlight module, a display panel, a light-controlling element and a switching element is provided. The backlight module includes a light source and a light guide plate.
| Light-guiding plate, light-emitting module and display apparatus|
A light-emitting module comprises a light-guiding plate, a plurality of light-guiding elements and a light-emitting unit. The light-guiding plate guides the light direction and has at least an incident surface and two opposite surfaces.
| Light management film|
Example light management films including a plurality of tapered protrusions are described. In some examples, the disclosure relates to a film comprising a reflective polarizer layer and a plurality of tapered protrusions disposed on and tapering away from the reflective polarizer layer, where the tapered protrusions include at least one of a plurality of substantially conical shaped protrusions or a plurality of pyramidal shaped protrusions including at least four side faces.
| Prism sheet, backlight unit including the same, and method of manufacturing the same|
A prism sheet includes: a first portion including a prism elongated in a first direction; and a second portion including a prism elongated in a second direction different from the first direction. The second direction is vertical to a light incident surface of a light guide plate of a backlight unit, a light source of the backlight unit faces the light indicent surface of the light guide plate, and the prism sheet overlaps a light emitting surface of the light guide plate..
| Multi-element led lamp|
A light emitting diode device (e.g., led package) may include at least two light emitting devices that can be switched independently of one another and thus may be useful in vehicular lighting applications, for example low and high beam headlights. A led device may include a first led die and at least one additional led die disposed at different positions within a common reflector cup or relative to a common lens.
| Prism sheet including light emitting surface with v-shaped grooves|
A prism sheet includes a light incident surface and a light emitting surface opposite to the light incident surface. The light emitting surface defines a plurality of v-shaped grooves.
| Optical lens for lighting fixture|
An optical lens for lighting fixture includes a body, which comprises a bottom surface and a light-exit surface at opposing bottom and top sides thereof, an elongated groove formed in the bottom surface, a light incident surface, a first intersection line and a second intersection line respectively connected between the two ends of the elongated groove and the bottom surface, a first line segment and a second line segment respectively connected between the light incident surface and the bottom surface, a first virtual line defined between the two ends of the first line segment, a first distance that is the shortest distance between the two ends of the first intersection line, and a sagi that is the shortest distance between any point at the first line segment and the first virtual line and satisfies the equation: 0≦. .
| Lens, light source unit, backlight apparatus, and display apparatus|
A lens diffusing light emitted from a light source includes a concave light-incident surface, a light guide portion, and a light-emitting surface. The light-incident surface includes a plane portion opposed to the light source and an optical function portion that is formed on the plane portion and one of scatters and diffuses the light.
| Head mountable display|
A head-mountable display device comprises a frame to be mounted onto a user's head. The frame defines an eye display position which is positioned in front of a user's eye.
| Imaging lens with enhancement of blocking stray light|
An imaging lens includes a lens barrel having a base wall with a light incident hole around an optical axis, an imaging unit disposed in the lens barrel and including imaging components arranged along the optical axis, and a light shielding plate having an annular fixing portion for positioning the light shielding plate and a bent portion bent from an inner periphery of the fixing portion and extending slantingly toward the optical axis. The light shielding plate is disposed at one of a position between the base wall and one of the imaging components that is adjacent to the base wall, and a position between two adjacent ones of the imaging components..
| Total internal reflectance fluorescence (tirf) microscopy across multiple wavelengths simultaneously|
A multiple wavelength total internal reflection fluoresence (tirf) microscopy system has an objective. A dispersion unit of the system comprises a high-dispersion optical element.
| Image forming apparatus that shifts to different power state, method of controlling the same, and storage medium|
An image forming apparatus capable of more quickly executing a fail-safe function for shifting to a power state different in power consumption. The apparatus can operate in power states different in power consumption.
A spectrometer is provided. In one implementation, for example, a spectrometer comprises an excitation source, a focusing lens, a movable mirror, and an actuator assembly.
| Biochip detecting device and light source detecting method thereof|
A biochip detecting device for detecting a biochip is provided. The biochip receives an incident light to produce an excitation light.
| Imaging based refractometers|
Refractometers for simultaneously measuring refractive index of a sample over a range of wavelengths of light include dispersive and focusing optical systems. An optical beam including the range of wavelengths is spectrally spread along a first axis and focused along a second axis so as to be incident to an interface between the sample and a prism at a range of angles of incidence including a critical angle for at least one wavelength.
| Light guide plate, planar light apparatus, and display device|
The present invention provides a light guide plate for emitting light radiated from a light source disposed at a side of the light guide plate. The light guide layer has a light incidence side for internally introducing light emitted from the light source at the side thereof; a polarization separation layer comprising a first matrix layer and a first fiber having birefringence and disposed more toward the light emission side than the light guide layer; a low refractive index layer having a lower refractive index than the refractive index of the first matrix layer; and an angle improvement layer comprising a second matrix layer having a second fiber disposed inside the second matrix layer..
| Backlight unit for display device and driving method thereof|
A backlight unit for a display device includes a light source module which emits light, a light guiding plate which guides the light incident from the light source module toward a front surface thereof, and a light beam spread angle regulating sheet disposed between the light source module and a lateral surface of the light guiding plate, where the light beam spread angle regulating sheet regulates a light beam spread angle of the light incident from the light source module.. .
| Semi-transmissive liquid crystal display device and portable terminal device|
A liquid crystal display accommodates a reflective portion with a concavo-convex reflecting pixel electrode for reflecting incident light from the display face side, and a transmissive portion with a transmissive pixel electrode for transmitting light output from the backlight. In a wide viewing angle region, luminance of the reflective portion is greater than the transmissive portion.
| Solid-state image pickup device, method of manufacturing solid-state image pickup device, and image pickup system|
A solid-state image pickup device includes an array of a first pixel and a second pixel. The second pixel includes a light shielding portion provided above a photoelectric conversion portion thereof and configured to block some of incident light so as to perform focus detection, and a light guiding portion provided at least above an upper face of the light shielding portion..
| Image sensors, image processing systems including same, and methods of operating the same|
A method of operating an image sensor includes: generating a pixel signal according to intensity of incident light; and generating a digital pixel signal based on a comparison between the pixel signal and at least one reference current. Accordingly, a current output from a 1t pixel in the image sensor is sensed such that the influence of noise is reduced and a pixel signal is sensed more precisely..
| Imaging with detection routing|
An imaging system includes a sensor array of sensor elements to convert incident light to detections. Plural detection accumulators are provided to store detections.
| Imaging apparatus|
An imaging apparatus includes a solid-state image sensor that has a plurality of pixels arranged in a two-dimensional matrix form and outputs pixel signals according to subject light incident on each of the plurality of pixels in at least two or more drive modes, a first processing unit that performs, on the pixel signals output by the solid-state image sensor according to any one drive mode, the equal process to a first process performed when the solid-state image sensor outputs the pixel signals according to another drive mode and a pixel signal selection unit that selects any one of the pixel signals that are subject to the equal process to the first process performed by the first processing unit or the pixel signals that are subject to the first process performed by the solid-state image sensor according to the latter drive mode.. .
| Observation support device, observation support method and computer program product|
According to an embodiment, an observation support device includes an acquiring unit, a determining unit, and a generating unit. The acquiring unit is configured to acquire observation information capable of identifying an observing direction vector indicating an observing direction of an observing unit that observes an object for which a three-dimensional model is to be generated.
| Imaging apparatus|
An imaging apparatus includes a first detector configured to detect an elapsed time after starting to shoot an image in a specific shooting mode for shooting the image by moving the imaging apparatus in a predetermined shooting direction, a second detector configured to detect amount of movement of the imaging apparatus, and a controller configured to control display of a display unit to display, in the specific shooting mode, a first indicator fixedly positioned on the display unit and a second indicator movably positioned on the display unit. The controller decides a first amount of movement in the predetermined shooting direction according to the detected elapsed time and a second amount of movement in an opposite direction according to the detected amount of movement of the imaging apparatus, and controls a display position of the second indicator based on the first and second amounts of movement..
| Image displaying device and method|
An image displaying device includes a light diffuser and an image superposing unit. The light diffuser includes an incident side and an emergent side.
| Display system|
A display drive circuit of the invention has: an initial-color-gamut-apex-coordinate-storing unit capable of storing initial color gamut apex coordinates; a user-target-color-gamut-apex-coordinate-storing unit capable of storing user target color gamut apex coordinates; a saturation-expansion-coefficient-deciding unit for deciding expansion coefficients of saturation data based on the initial and user target color gamut apex coordinates; and an expansion unit for expanding saturations of display data based on the saturation expansion coefficients. The expansion coefficients of saturation data are decided based on the initial and user target color gamut apex coordinates, and saturations of display data are expanded according to the expansion coefficients.
| Input classification for multi-touch systems|
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for input classification for multi-touch systems. In one aspect, a method includes receiving data describing a first region of contact with a touch sensitive display and a second region of contact with the touch sensitive display.
| Input classification for multi-touch systems|
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for input classification for multi-touch systems. In one aspect, a method includes receiving data describing a first region of contact with a touch sensitive display and a second region of contact with the touch sensitive display, the second region of contact being separate from the first region of contact.
| Input classification for multi-touch systems|
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for input classification for multi-touch systems. In one aspect, a method includes receiving data describing a first region of contact with a touch sensitive display, a second region of contact with the touch sensitive display, and a third region of contact with the touch sensitive display, the second region of contact being separate from the first region of contact and the third region of contact being separate from the first region of contact and the second region of contact.
| Method for real-time, automatic, wideband, high accuracy rf direction finding|
This system and method provides a direction finding system that enables modern rf df systems to analyze short duration signals in the entire instantaneous bandwidth. By providing a method to process wideband data, the invention drastically improves throughput and probability of intercept (poi).