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new patent Adaptive constant-luminance approach for high dynamic range and wide color gamut video coding
A device may determine, based on data in a bitstream, a luma sample (y) of a pixel, a cb sample of the pixel, and the cr sample of the pixel. Furthermore, the device may obtain, from the bitstream, a first scaling factor and a second scaling factor.
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent Processing high dynamic range and wide color gamut video data for video coding
In general, techniques are described for processing high dynamic range (hdr) and wide color gamut (wcg) video data for video coding. A device comprising a memory and a processor may perform the techniques.
Qualcomm Incorporated


new patent Tonal-zone adaptive tone mapping
A method for tone mapping includes applying, by at least one processor, at least two tone mapping functions to video data. The at least two tone mapping functions include a first tone mapping function and a second tone mapping function, such as a high tone mapping function and a low tone mapping function that provides an output having more illumination range to low luminance values of the video data than an output that the high tone mapping function provides.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Distribution-point-based adaptive tone mapping
A method for tone mapping includes configuring, by at least one processor, at least one tone mapping function based on a measure of a distribution of luminance values within video data. The measure of a distribution of luminance values represents a luminance level at which a predetermined percentage of pixels of the video data have luminance values satisfying a threshold condition.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Method and controlling photographic fill-in light and terminal
A method for controlling photographic fill-in light is provided. The method includes acquiring illuminance of a photographed object in response to an operation of a user, determining that the illuminance of the photographed object is less than a set threshold, and controlling, when a photographing instruction to photograph the photographed object is received, a display on the terminal to add, in a set manner, light to the photographed object.
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.


new patent Method and electronic device for generating new luminance level between two adjacent luminance levels
A method comprising: obtaining at least one of a first current amount or a first pulse width that correspond to a first luminance level; obtaining at least one of a second current amount or a second pulse width that correspond a second luminance level; detecting at least one of a difference between the first current amount and the second current amount or a difference between the first pulse width and the second pulse width; and generating, by an electronic device, a new luminance level based on at least one of the difference between the first current amount and the second current amount or the difference between the first pulse width and the second pulse width, wherein the new luminance level is higher than the first luminance level and lower than the second luminance level.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Display system for enhancing visibility and methods thereof
Provided is a display system. The display system includes: a display; a sensor that senses light that is irradiated onto the surface of the display; and a controller that locally adjusts the luminance of a partial area in which visibility deteriorates as a result of the irradiated light in all display areas of the display..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Display device
According to an aspect, a display device includes an image display panel; a planar light source including a light guide plate, a first sidelight light source, and a second sidelight light source; and a control unit. The control unit sets first luminance determination blocks in a first display surface of the image display panel and identifies a first luminance determination block to be a target of luminance correction by referring to luminance information on the light sources.
Japan Display Inc.


new patent Liquid crystal display
A liquid crystal display includes: a liquid-crystal-display device; a display control circuit; a backlight device; and a light-emitting-diode control circuit that adjusts luminance of the backlight device using a pulse width modulation signal as an output to the white light emitting diode. Gradation correction data corresponding to a chromaticity variation due to a duty ratio of the pulse width modulation signal is stored in the display control circuit in advance, the display control circuit determines the gradation correction data corresponding to input image data input to the liquid crystal display, based on the input image data and the duty ratio, and the display control circuit outputs output image data, which is calculated so as to correct the chromaticity variation based on the gradation correction data and the input image data, as the image signal to the liquid-crystal-display device..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


new patent A tunable backlight device, a display device and a driving the same
The present disclosure provides a tunable backlight device, a display device and method of driving the display device. The tunable backlight device comprises: at least one backlight apparatus with high color gamut and low luminance; at least one backlight apparatus with low color gamut and high luminance; a storage configured to store a library of current feedback coefficients; a current feedback apparatus, configured to determine a first current feedback coefficient (k1) for the backlight apparatus with high color gamut and low luminance and a second current feedback coefficient (k2) for the backlight apparatus with low color gamut and high luminance, according to the requirements, respectively; a backlight driving apparatus configured to supply respective currents to both the backlight apparatuses to emit lights, based on the first and the second current feedback coefficients, respectively; and a light guide plate configured to mix the lights emitted from the both backlight apparatuses..
Hefei Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co. , Ltd.


new patent

Light emitting device and electronic appliance

The present invention is to provide a light emitting device capable of obtaining a certain luminance without influence by the temperature change, and a driving method thereof. A current mirror circuit formed by using a transistor is provided for each pixel.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

new patent

Systems and methods for gaming account funding

Systems and methods are disclosed for associating a player identifier with a financial account. The financial account can holds funds that are accessible through the player's use of a payment vehicle.
Sightline Interactive Llc

new patent

Method and system for monitoring entity data for trigger events and performing entity reassessments related thereto

The enterprise database system provides methods, data, and user interfaces for performing reassessments and creating financial and accounting disclosure reports. Data fields for entities are monitored for changes that are evident at the end of reporting periods and may trigger the need to reassess the categorization of the entity.
Credit Suisse Ag, Singapore Branch

new patent

Equity income index construction transformation system, method and computer program product

A computer data processing system, method and/or computer program product can include a memory coupled to the special purpose processor, the processor configured to: receive electronically, by a special purpose index calculator computer device processor, a universe of publicly traded companies; receive electronically from an electronic data source a plurality of metrics relating to the publicly traded companies, comprising: corporate action data, price data, foreign exchange data, and fundamental financial metric data; combine the plurality of metrics to calculate: a robustness ranking; a dividend yield percentile ranking; and a noncapitalization weighting for the publicly traded companies use the combined metric data to at least one of: a) electronically select or weight constituents of an index based on the combined data; b) electronically select or weight a portfolio of financial objects based on the combined data; or c) electronically allocate assets in a portfolio based on the combined data.. .
Research Affiliates, Llc

new patent

Analyzing a performance of at least one asset in a portfolio

Analyzing a performance of an asset in a portfolio includes retrieving, from a number of financial sources, information for a list of trades, the list of trades representing assets associated with a portfolio that have been traded during a time interval, determining, based on the information, a number of returns associated with the list of trades over the time interval, creating, for each trade of the assets in the list of trades, a remainder fraction, the remainder fraction being equal to an initial fraction for that trade, determining, for each sale of the assets in the list of trades, a rebalancing trading profit contribution to a portfolio return over the time interval via trade attribution matching, computing an incidental exposure residual to the portfolio return over the time interval, and presenting, based on the rebalancing trading profit contribution and the incidental exposure residual, a performance of the assets in the portfolio.. .
Intech Investment Management Llc

new patent

Aggregating account information obtained from multiple institutions

Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for retrieving and presenting financial data are presented. In some embodiments, a computer system associated with a financial institution may retrieve, via a financial aggregator application, financial data associated with a customer's account at a different financial system.
Bank Of America Corporation

new patent

Device, system, and generating a customized trade article

Some embodiments include devices, systems and/or methods of generating a customized trade article. In one embodiment, a trade-article generator application is to receive trade information including a plurality of values of one or more trade-related parameters defining at least one trade with respect to at least one financial instrument, and to automatically generate a customized electronic trade article corresponding to the trade based on a predefined trade-article layout.
Super Derivatives, Inc.

new patent

Method and system for automated settlement of transaction account rebates

A method for automated settlement of cardholder rebates includes: storing account profiles, each profile including data related to a merchant transaction account associated with a merchant registered in a rewards program including a merchant identifier and merchant funding rate; receiving a transaction message for a payment transaction, the transaction message including a plurality of data elements configured to store data associated with a transaction amount, transaction time and/or date, transaction account number, and specific merchant identifier; identifying a specific account profile including the specific merchant identifier; calculating a rebate amount based on the transaction amount; generating a data file, the data file including a transaction data entry associated with the payment transaction including the transaction time and/or date, transaction amount, specific merchant identifier, and calculated rebate amount; and automatically transmitting the data file to a financial institution associated with the merchant transaction account related to the specific account profile.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated

new patent

Online payer authentication service

A payment authentication service authenticates the identity of a payer during online transactions. The authentication service of the present invention allows a card issuer to verify a cardholder's identity using a variety of authentication methods, such as the use of passwords.

new patent

Wireless devices for storing a financial account card and methods for storing card data in a wireless device

A wireless device is enabled to receive a financial account card that is inserted into a card slot of the wireless device. The wireless device reads card data from the financial account card when it is inserted into the slot and programs an rfid (radio frequency identification) tag or a memory included in the wireless device.
Capital One Financial Corporation

new patent

Transaction authorization using quasi-accounts

A computing platform may generate a request for a quasi-account number for an account at a financial institution, may receive the quasi-account number from the financial institution, and may communicate the quasi-account number to a computing system associated with the account. The computing platform may receive one or more authorization parameters for the quasi-account number from the computing system and may utilize a balance associated the account to establish a balance for a quasi-account having the quasi-account number in accordance with the authorization parameter(s).
Bank Of America Corporation

new patent

Payment tokenization using format preserving encryption for secure transactions

A method includes communicating with a token server to identify a key, generating an initialization vector, performing a logical operation on the key using the initialization vector to generate a modified key, encrypting a financial account number using a format preserving encryption technique to generate a payment token where the format preserving encryption technique uses the modified key, establishing a communication connection with a point-of-sale terminal, and transmitting the payment token to the point-of-sale terminal.. .
Ca, Inc.

new patent

Secure-transaction notifications

To facilitate conducting a secure transaction via wireless communication between a portable electronic device (such as a smartphone) and another electronic device (such as a point-of-sale terminal), the portable electronic device may, after a final command is received from the other electronic device, determine a unique transaction identifier for the secure transaction. In particular, the final command may be specific to an applet, stored in a secure element in the portable electronic device, which conducts the secure transaction.
Apple Inc.

new patent

Methods and apparatuses for tracking service provider affiliations for events within a machine-to-machine network

According to one aspect of the teachings disclosed herein, a machine-to-machine, m2m, support entity within a m2m network is configured to identify the m2m service provider, sp, affiliations of the m2m entities and the m2m resources involved in a given transaction supported by the m2m support entity. Moreover, the support entity is configured to generate corresponding transaction records that are tagged with or otherwise store the m2m sp affiliation information, for billing usage.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Financial intermediary for electronic health claims processing

A financial intermediary for electronic health claims processing is disclosed. The financial intermediary provides consolidated billing of healthcare provider charges for consumers.
Humana Inc.

new patent

Transaction decisioning by an automated device

Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for determining whether a check may be cashed at an automated teller machine (atm) are provided. The atm may capture check image data from the face of the check and the atm may transmit the data to a check cashing computing platform.
Bank Of America Corporation

new patent

Processing cardless transactions at automated teller devices

Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for processing cardless transactions at automated teller devices are presented. In some embodiments, a computer system may receive, from an automated teller device associated with a financial institution, login input comprising one or more online banking credentials associated with a customer of the financial institution.
Bank Of America Corporation

new patent

Portal interface for establishment and management of confirmed payment account

There are provided systems and methods for an entity portal interface for establishment and management of a confirmed entity payment account. A payment provider may offer account services to an entity.
Paypal, Inc.

new patent

Effecting payments using optical coupling

The present technology relates to secure mobile payment systems for interacting with traditional paper invoices. Generating optical codes in a clearinghouse which, when decoded by a customer device, provides the customer with an anonymous portal for reconciling an invoice through the clearinghouse.
Apple Inc.

new patent

Computerized system and method to use payer financial transactions to build a clinical intervention plan using a derived patient schedule

The present invention is a system and method for providing medical care information to medical care providers identified through the analysis of electronic requests for reimbursement where such information may comprise treatment advice.. .
Humana Inc.

new patent

Method for simulating screen sharing for multiple applications running concurrently on a mobile platform

A system for sharing a physical display screen among multiple applications on a mobile platform includes an internet-connected client device and software executing on the client device from a non-transitory physical medium, the software providing a first function assigning dominancy to one of the multiple running applications, a second function mitigating application background transparency among the multiple running applications, a third function establishing a messaging mechanism and protocol between the multiple running applications, and a fourth function enabling the dominant application to intercept digital input directed toward individual ones of the multiple running applications and to dispatch the input to the appropriate application.. .
Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.

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Detecting method and manufacturing embedded type touch panel

A detecting method and a manufacturing method of an embedded type touch panel are provided. The detecting method includes steps of: supplying first touch electrodes and second touch electrodes alternately arranged at least on a first direction with different voltages via corresponding touch-control wires to make display areas where the first touch electrodes are located and display areas where the second touch electrodes are located have different luminances, and at least determining neighboring first touch electrode and second touch electrode on the first direction whether are short-circuited or not according to the luminances of the display areas where the first touch electrodes are located and the luminances of the display areas where the second touch electrodes are located.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.

new patent

Optical processing apparatus, light source luminance adjustment method, and non-transitory computer readable medium thereof

An optical processing apparatus, a light source luminance adjustment method, and a non-transitory computer readable medium thereof are provided. The optical processing apparatus includes a light source unit, a processing unit, and an image sensing unit, wherein the processing unit is electrically connected to the light source unit and the image sensing unit.
Pixart Imaging Inc.

new patent

Apparatus for measuring shape of object, and methods, system, and storage medium storing program related thereto

A measurement apparatus for measuring a shape of an object includes a projection unit configured to project, onto the object, pattern light including a plurality of lines on which identification portions for identifying the respective lines are arranged, an imaging unit configured to capture an image of the object having the pattern light projected thereon, and a processing unit configured to obtain information on the shape of the object based on the image, by setting a plurality of detection lines in one line of the plurality of lines based on a luminance distribution of the image in a direction intersecting with the plurality of lines, detecting a position of the identification portion based on a luminance distribution of the image in the plurality of detection lines, and identifying the respective plurality of lines using the detected position of the identification portion.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Financial device and medium stacking apparatus

A medium stacking apparatus comprises a stacking surface for stacking a medium; a first guide to guide the stacking of the medium in the case of stacking of the medium and to press the medium in the case of separating of the medium stacked on the stacking surface; and a second guide that is capable of supporting the medium stacked on the stacking surface, the first guide including a first plate, and a second plate that is rotatably connected to the first plate, the second plate being rotated about the first plate in the case of stacking of the medium, and a portion or all of the second plate being overlapped with the first plate in the case of separating of the medium.. .
Lg Cns Co., Ltd.

Led luminance device and related driver circuit

A driver circuit of a led luminance device includes: a signal pin; a determining circuit for determining the magnitude of an input signal; an indication signal generating circuit for outputting an indication signal to the signal pin according to the determining result of the determining circuit; an alignment signal generating circuit for generating an alignment signal when triggered by a predetermined edge of a signal at the signal pin; an indication signal detecting circuit for detecting the signal at the signal pin to generate a detection signal; and a control signal generating circuit for generating multiple control signals according to the detection signal to respectively control multiple switching elements in parallel connection with multiple led devices when triggered by the alignment signal.. .
Richtek Technology Corporation

Methods for creating and distributing art-directable continuous dynamic range video

Novel systems and methods are described for creating, compressing, and distributing video or image content graded for a plurality of displays with different dynamic ranges. In implementations, the created content is “continuous dynamic range” (cdr) content—a novel representation of pixel-luminance as a function of display dynamic range.
Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zurich (eth Zurich)

A fast 3d video coding for hevc

The present disclosure relates to the technical field of video coding. Implementations herein provide methods for fast 3d video coding for high efficiency video coding hevc.
Beijing University Of Technology

Apparatus for generating image and method thereof

An apparatus includes an image conversion unit suitable for converting a short exposure block according to an exposure ratio; a motion and saturation detection unit suitable for receiving a long exposure block and an l short exposure block converted by the image conversion unit, and detecting motion and saturation; a radiance map generation unit suitable for fusing the long and l short exposure blocks using a guided filter, and generating a radiance map; a luminance acquirement unit suitable for acquiring luminance of the radiance map, and generating luminance using the l short exposure block or respectively generating luminance using the long and l short exposure blocks; and a dynamic range compression unit suitable for performing global tone mapping using the luminance acquired by the luminance acquirement unit, and compressing a dynamic range.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

Using comparative pixel and luminance adjustment for creating a varying acuity perception

By modulating the intensity and pixilation of portions of an image in relationship to other portions such that one image has a lower pixilation and lower image intensity versus another image superimposed on that less pixelized image, it is possible to have those relative images appear to be in 3d such that they are perceived as being viewed at different distances.. .

Information communication method

An information communication method of transmitting a signal using a change in luminance is provided. The information communication method includes: determining a pattern of the change in luminance, by modulating the signal to be transmitted; and transmitting the signal, by at least one light emitter changing in luminance according to the determined pattern of the change in luminance.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Adjusting display parameter and liquid crystal display system

An adjusting method of display parameter and a liquid crystal display (lcd) system are provided. The adjusting method includes: obtaining a first luminance value and a second luminance value when a lcd panel displaying a minimum grayscale image and a maximum grayscale image respectively; based on the first luminance value, the second luminance value and a standard gamma curve of the lcd panel, obtaining each target luminance value conforming to the standard gamma curve and corresponding to each grayscale; based on the target luminance value of each grayscale and a relationship between grayscale voltage and luminance obtained in advance, obtaining a target grayscale voltage of each grayscale; and adjusting a grayscale voltage of each grayscale to be the target grayscale voltage of the grayscale to thereby achieve gamma adjustment.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Display device for improving picture quality and driving the same

The present invention relates to a display device which can provide optimal luminance and visibility to viewers by considering a viewing environment, a viewing distance and image characteristics in an associated manner and a method for driving the same. The method for driving a display device includes: determining final luminance by applying sensed results of ambient illumination, ambient temperature and a viewing distance from a user in an associated manner; adjusting luminance of the display device according to the determined final luminance; and calculating a weighted average picture level (wapl) from an input image, calculating a differential gain per gray level according to the calculated wapl, correcting the input image by applying the calculated differential gain per gray level to the input image and outputting the corrected input image..
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Image processing method, image processing circuit, and organic light emitting diode display device using the same

Embodiments relate to reducing a ghost image effect caused by fixed images. In a region of the image with an opaque fixed image, a use rate (or intensity) of a color component with a lower luminous efficacy is decreased while a use rate (or intensity) of a color component with a higher luminous efficacy is increased to maintain the luminance.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.



Inanc topics:
  • Transactions
  • Liquid Crystal Display
  • Liquid Crystal
  • Graphical User Interface
  • User Interface
  • Credentials
  • Ultraviolet
  • Gray Scale
  • Arithmetic
  • Coordinates
  • Image Processing
  • Electro Luminescence
  • Ion Source
  • Image Capture
  • Subscriber Identity Module


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