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US-8,018,458 Close-packed uniformly adjacent, multiresolutional overlapping spatial data ordering
A method, apparatus, system and data structure is disclosed for mapping of spatial data to linear indexing for efficient computational storage, retrieval,...
US-8,018,457 Ray tracing system architectures and methods
Aspects comprise systems implementing ray tracing functionality according to example architectures. In one example, rays are collected into collections against...
US-8,018,456 Smooth gray-level based surface interpolation for an isotropic data sets
A method of determining a distance of a source point to a surface of an object in three-dimensional space, wherein the object is represented by a decision rule...
US-8,018,455 Multi-user animation coupled to bulletin board
A multi-user animation process receives input from multiple remote clients to manipulate avatars through a modeled 3-D environment. Each user is represented by...
US-8,018,454 Volume rendering processing distribution in a graphics processing unit
An intersection of a cut plane with a proxy geometry representing a scan volume is determined with a processor. The intersection is simplified, such as...
US-8,018,453 Deferred acceleration data structure optimization for improved performance
Embodiments of the invention provide methods and apparatus to defer the optimization an acceleration data structure (e.g., a kd-tree) in response to movements...
US-8,018,452 Incremental update of complex artwork rendering
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for incrementally updating the rendering of an artwork. In one aspect, a method includes...
US-8,018,451 Liquid crystal display
A liquid crystal display (LCD) capable of enhancing display quality includes a voltage generation unit, a clock generation unit, a gate driving unit, and a...
US-8,018,450 Electrooptic device, driving circuit, and electronic device
An electrooptic device includes a display panel; an illuminating unit; an ambient-light measuring unit; a luminance control unit; a display-mode switching unit;...
US-8,018,449 Light emitting display capable of controlling brightness
The light emitting display further comprises a scan driver that supplies a first scan signal, which is a write signal that selects the data signal and a second...
US-8,018,448 Display module
A display module includes a substrate. The substrate has a plurality of pixels, a signal line, a current supply line, and a data driving circuit. The pixel...
US-8,018,447 Semiconductor integrated circuit device and data processor system
To provide an input interface technique of display data which can contribute to improvement of reliability and high performance of a system in which a...
US-8,018,446 Differential signaling system and display using the same
A differential signaling system includes a pair of differential signal lines having a transmitting end and a receiving end, and a termination resistor and an...
US-8,018,445 Serial data input system
Increase in power consumption and increase in power supply noise of a serial data input system are suppressed, while clock skew is more easily prevented. The...
US-8,018,444 Data driving circuit, organic light emitting display device using the same, and driving method of organic light...
A data driving circuit for displaying uniform images, a light emitting display device using the same, a driving method thereof. The data driving circuit...
US-8,018,443 System for interaction with computer system using printed surface
A system for enabling interaction with a computer system is provided which is configured to receive, at the computer system, identity and movement data from a...
US-8,018,442 Calibration of an optical touch-sensitive display device
Embodiments related to the calibration of an optical touch-sensitive display device are disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises a method of...
US-8,018,441 Character input apparatus and method for automatically switching input mode in terminal having touch screen
Provided is a character input method and apparatus for automatically switching an input mode in a terminal having a touch screen. If a press event occurs in one...
US-8,018,440 Unintentional touch rejection
A method for rejecting an unintentional palm touch is disclosed. In at least some embodiments, a touch is detected by a touch-sensitive surface associated with...
US-8,018,439 Mobile appliance system and method enabling efficient entry
A mobile appliance and a method of using a mobile appliance are disclosed. The mobile appliance may include a microprocessor, a data entry device, a monitor, a...
US-8,018,438 Information processing apparatus and processing program in information processing apparatus
The present invention provides an information processing apparatus including: a keyboard that has a plurality of operating keys and is foldable via a hinge...
US-8,018,437 Mouse with in-the-air positioning function and computer device using the same
A mouse with coordinate and suspension positioning functions, which receives a directional light produced by an external illuminator. A second image sensor...
US-8,018,436 Device that manages power provided to an object sensor
A hand-held device with a sensor for providing a signal indicative of a position of the hand-held device relative to an object surface enables power to the...
US-8,018,435 Method and apparatus for controlling a computing system
A handheld computing device is introduced comprising a motion detection sensor(s) and a motion control agent. The motion detection sensor(s) detect motion of...
US-8,018,434 Systems and methods for providing a haptic device
Systems and methods for providing haptic feedback in a user interface are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a manipulandum, a rotor in...
US-8,018,433 Information processing apparatus
According to an aspect of the invention, an information processing apparatus includes: a main body comprising a top face; a display module configured to be...
US-8,018,432 User interfaces and methods to search content in a nonlinearly convergent manner
Embodiments of the invention relate generally to computing devices and systems, software, computer programs, applications, and user interfaces, and more...
US-8,018,431 Page turner for handheld electronic book reader device
A page turner is provided for a handheld electronic book reader device. The page turner is configured to detect a human gesture to turn a page in an electronic...
US-8,018,430 Electro-dielectro-phoretic display device and method thereof
Electrophoretic particles and dielectrophoretic particles are included together in a unit pixel. Each of the electrophoretic particles and the dielectrophoretic...
US-8,018,429 Surface plasmon display device and method thereof
A surface plasmon display device includes metal particles having a constant size within all of the pixel regions between a first electrode and a second...
US-8,018,428 Electrophoretic display panel, electrophoretic display device having the same and method for driving the same
An electrophoretic display ("EPD") panel includes a display substrate and an electrophoretic film. The display substrate includes a display switching element...
US-8,018,427 Illumination device and liquid crystal display device provided therewith
An illumination device includes a light source section with white LEDs on a side of a light guide plate. The white LED includes a first white LED and a second...
US-8,018,426 LCD display with integrated solar cells
Disclosed herein is an electronic device including: a solar cell configured to be inferior in absorption efficiency for light having a predetermined wavelength;...
US-8,018,425 Driving apparatus of light emitting diode and liquid crystal display using the same
A driving apparatus of a light emitting diode and a liquid crystal display are disclosed. The driving apparatus of a LED includes a plurality of LED groups in...
US-8,018,424 Backlight device with zone control
A backlight unit usable in a liquid crystal display. In one embodiment, the backlight unit includes a substrate having an edge zone and a central zone...
US-8,018,423 Shift register and liquid crystal display
A shift register is for generating scan signals. Each stage of the shift register comprises a first level lifting unit and at least a second level lifting unit,...
US-8,018,422 Source driver, electro-optical device, and electronic instrument
A source driver supplies a grayscale voltage to a liquid crystal capacitor and a storage capacitor provided in parallel with the liquid crystal capacitor, a...
US-8,018,421 Driving circuit, gate driver and liquid crystal display having the same
A gate driver of a liquid crystal display includes classes of driving circuits coupled to each other for outputting gate pulses. At least one class of driving...
US-8,018,420 Liquid crystal display device
A liquid crystal display device has facing substrates, pairs of data lines, gate lines intersecting the data lines to define pixel areas, pixel electrodes...
US-8,018,419 Data driver and electro-optical device
A data driver includes a capture start timing setting register in which is set data for setting capture start timing of the gray-scale data based on a signal...
US-8,018,418 Data synchronization method and related apparatus for a display device
A data synchronization method for a transmitter of a display device includes utilizing a plurality of first signaling line sets to couple the transmitter and a...
US-8,018,417 Common voltage driving circuit of liquid crystal display
A common voltage driving circuit of a liquid crystal display, includes: a clock signal input unit that comprises a plurality of transistors and inputs first and...
US-8,018,416 Driving circuit with output control circuit and liquid crystal display using same
An exemplary driving circuit (20) includes gate lines (201) that are parallel to each other and that each extend along a first direction; first data lines (202)...
US-8,018,415 Display device and electronic equipment
A display device includes a display unit in which pixels are arranged in a matrix state and a drive circuit selecting respective pixels in the display unit by...
US-8,018,414 Active matrix organic light emitting diode pixel unit
An active matrix OLED pixel unit disclosed includes four transistors, a capacitor and an OLED. Two transistors are used as switches for receiving two scan...
US-8,018,413 Driving apparatus for photo-addressing type display element, driving method and photo-addressing type display...
A driving apparatus includes a voltage applying unit, a light irradiation unit and a resistance control unit. The voltage applying unit forms a voltage applying...
US-8,018,412 Display device
Display bright in contrast can be obtained without discrination and flicker in the display device of the direct vision type whose pixel pitches are short to 20...
US-8,018,411 Thin film transistor array panel and method for manufacturing the same
A liquid crystal display device having a first substrate and a second substrate facing the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first...
US-8,018,410 Flexible and transparent ground plane for electric paper
An improved electric paper structure is provided. A ground plane assembly having discontinuous grounding elements is used to render electric paper applications...
US-8,018,409 Maximizing efficiency of battery-powered LED drivers
An apparatus and method is provided for optimizing LED driver efficiency. The present invention offers low cost solutions for powering LEDs while minimizing...
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