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Apparatus and method of controlling tap coefficient of transversal filer,
optical receiver apparatus, and...
An apparatus includes an oscillator circuit configured to generate a certain oscillation signal, an adder configured to add the oscillation signal to the tap...
Image pickup apparatus with AF sensor unit
An image pickup apparatus with an AF sensor unit fixed thereto promptly with high precision by a parallax adjustment method. The image pickup apparatus with the...
Zoom optical system and electronic imaging apparatus using the same
An electronic imaging apparatus has a zoom optical system in which the most object-side lens unit A includes one biconcave-shaped negative lens component, each...
Shake correction module for photographing apparatus and photographing
apparatus including the same
A shake correction module for a photographing apparatus, and a photographing apparatus including the same are provided. The module includes a base plate; a...
Modular heating system for tankless water heater
There is provided a tankless water heater for heating water passing therethrough. The modular heater comprises a plurality of heating units, each heating unit...
Coated filament for evaporation/condensation aerosol generation of
therapeutic agents and methods for using
An apparatus for generating an aerosol of a therapeutic agent and methods of using the same are disclosed. The apparatus comprises a heating element having a...
Disclosed is a reproducing apparatus to reproduce reproduction data at a speed different from a speed at a time of recording of the reproduction data, the...
Playback device, playback method, playback program, and integrated circuit
The reading unit reads an application program, image data, a video stream, and an application management file from a recording medium. The virtual machine unit...
Recording method, reproducing method, recording apparatus, and reproducing
apparatus of digital stream
According to one embodiment, this invention allows to acquire attribute information of a stream object and to generate it as management information upon...
Data control apparatus, data backup apparatus, and recording medium
A data control apparatus includes: a separating unit for separating material data included in original video and audio files into a used portion and an unused...
Data processing apparatus and data processing method, and computer program
Division editing of a movie stream file picked up for a recording application is executed while conforming to a predetermined standard format. When a stream...
Recording control apparatus, recording control method and recording
apparatus integral with camera
The present invention efficiently executes a transfer process from a flash memory to an optical disc. A recording control apparatus includes a UDF file system...
Method and apparatus for data reproduction
A data reproduction method and apparatus includes first circuitry to produce an information signal from a storage medium. The information signal includes copy...
Recording medium, reproduction device, program, reproduction method, and
A BD-ROM on which an AVClip and a Java.TM. application are recorded. The AVClip includes a video stream and an audio stream multiplexed therein. On the BD-ROM...
Methods and apparatus for displaying information regarding interstitials
of a video stream
Various embodiments of apparatus and/or methods are described for presenting information regarding interstitials of a video stream. A recording of a television...
Methods and apparatus for filtering content in a video stream using text
Various embodiments of apparatus and/or methods are described for skipping and/or filtering content from a video stream using text data associated with the...
DV metadata extraction
A set of interfaces, data structures and events represent a DV metadata extraction tool. The DV metadata extraction tool includes an API (application...
System using multiple display screens for multiple video streams
Multiple video streams, or other image information, from a DVD or other single source are selectively directed among two or more display screens. The video...
Information recording apparatus and information converting method
An information recording medium capable of converting a stream including seamless connection, which is recorded in a constrained format allowing format...
Indication of trickplay availability via remote control device
A user is able to select a multimedia stream from a plurality of multimedia streams available at a multimedia receiver. The availability of one or more...
System, method, and computer-readable medium for analyzing an
A system for analyzing a moving pictures expert group (MPEG)-formatted file comprises a format analysis application and a processing element operable to execute...
System and device for hauling fibre optic cable along a conduit
A system, device, fiber optic cable and/or method for hauling fiber optic cable along a conduit to a location. The system includes a fiber optic cable including...
A communication socket comprises a housing including a base portion having a bottom wall and a plurality of sidewalls and a cover portion. The base portion and...
System for securing fiber optic devices in management trays
An optical fiber management tray system includes a tray or drawer including a base panel having a number of slots formed in the panel, and a number of retention...
Ultra small core fiber with dispersion tailoring
Various embodiments of optical fiber designs and fabrication processes for ultra small core fibers (USCF) are disclosed. In some embodiments, the USCF includes...
Laser based frequency standards and their applications
Frequency standards based on mode-locked fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers and fiber-based ultra-broad bandwidth light sources, and applications of the same.
ADSS cables with high-performance optical fiber
Disclosed is an improved optical fiber that employs a novel coating system. When combined with a bend-insensitive glass fiber, the novel coating system...
Optical cable and method for producing an optical cable
An optical cable comprises a tight-buffered optical cable and a protective sleeve which surrounds the tight-buffered optical cable. An intermediate layer...
Semiconductor integrated circuits including grating coupler for optical
communication and methods of forming...
Provided are semiconductor integrated circuits including a grating coupler for optical communication and methods of forming the same. The semiconductor...
Highly efficient optical gratings with reduced thickness requirements and
An optical grating comprising a grating layer and two surface layers, the layers being arranged with the grating layer between the surface layers. The grating...
Solar energy collector
A multiplicity of Fresnel lenses are attached to tubular branches of a tree-like support structure. Fiber optic bundles are connected to the Fresnel lenses and...
High efficiency optical coupler
An optical coupling device enabling spherical or hemispherical light sources to be more fully utilized by gathering more of the emitted radiation and reducing...
Optical routing device comprising hollow waveguides and MEMS reflective
An optical routing device is described that comprises a semiconductor substrate (52) having at least one optical input (4), a plurality of optical outputs (6,8)...
Internal-reflection optical path changing member
An optical path changing member is assembled at ends of optical fibers and placed to face a substrate including an optical input/output terminal having optical...
Integrated transceiver with lightpipe coupler
A transceiver comprising a CMOS chip and a laser coupled to the chip may be operable to communicate an optical source signal from a semiconductor laser into the...
Optical element and method for its manufacture
An optical element includes a substrate having a passive waveguide and a laser waveguide disposed therein. The laser waveguide is in direct contact with the...
Optical interconnection structure and method for manufacturing the same
The present invention relates to an optical interconnection structure and a method for manufacturing the same. The present invention provides an optical...
Optical imaging based computer pointing
Methods and systems for optical imaging based computer pointing, including optical imaging based pointing motion and button functionality. Optical image motion...
Data processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, and method therefor
There are provided a data processing apparatus which makes an I/F for data processing modules (processors) versatile to facilitate addition/modification on a...
Workflow-based management of medical image data
A method, an arrangement and a product are disclosed, where a multiplicity of nodes are provided which are designed for processing medical image data. Following...
Interactive manual deformable registration of images
An image processing method is described that allows a user to deform an overlay image for the purpose of registration with a source image. The user defines a...
Method and device for video transformations
A system and method use a video transform to produce an intermediate pixel transform file representative of a video effect. The intermediate pixel transform...
Portable device having vibration reduction function and vibration
reduction methode thereof
A portable device includes a central processing unit, a vibration sensor to sense vibration of the portable device, an image processing unit to process image...
Method and system for reducing effects of undesired signals in an infrared
Effects of undesired infrared light are reduced in an imaging system using an infrared light source. The desired infrared light source is activated and a first...
Method and apparatus for image processing by using stored image
Provided are a method and apparatus for correcting an image under conditions where degradation of an image occurs. The method includes receiving an input image;...
Noise reduction circuit and image processing device
A representative-value calculator calculates a representative value of signal values of pixels included in each of divided regions of a neighboring region of a...
Histogram stretching apparatus and histogram stretching method for
enhancing contrast of image
A histogram stretching apparatus and a histogram stretching method are disclosed to enhance image contrast by stretching a histogram of an input image within a...
In an image processor, a reduced image forming unit forms a reduced image by reducing an original image. The reduced image peripheral average value generating...
Visual processing device, visual processing method, visual processing
program, integrated circuit, display...
The invention provides a visual processing device that has a hardware configuration that does not depend on the visual processing to be achieved. A visual...
Automatic gain and exposure control using region of interest detection
A region of interest may be determined using any or all of sound source location, multi-person detection, and active speaker detection. An weighted mean may be...