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Nonvolatile memory devices, memory systems, and control methods using
simultaneous recovery and output operations
A nonvolatile memory device includes a cell array including a plurality of cell strings extending on a substrate in a vertical direction, a page buffer...
Current generation circuit and semiconductor device having the same
A current generation circuit includes a mirroring circuit suitable for being charged by using a bias voltage, wherein a voltage level of the charged voltage...
Data independent periodic calibration using per-pin VREF correction
technique for single-ended signaling
A single-ended receiver includes an internal voltage generation circuit to set a first internal reference voltage (Vref). A model voltage generation circuit is...
Power consumption control
The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods for power consumption control. A number of embodiments include determining power consumption information...
Integrated circuit device, power management module and method for
providing power management
An integrated circuit device comprising at least one memory module comprising a plurality of memory sub-modules, and at least one power management module...
Nonvolatile memory cell structure with assistant gate
A nonvolatile memory (NVM) cell includes a semiconductor substrate having therein an N well and a P well; a first oxide define (OD) region and a second oxide...
According to one embodiment, a memory device includes first to third interconnects, memory cells, and selectors. The first to third interconnects are provided...
Recording medium, reproducing apparatus, and reproducing method
In a recording medium on which is recorded a multiplexed stream including a plurality of first packets (V_main) constituting a first I-picture in a first video...
Method and apparatus for re-inserting a commercial during playback of a
A method of playing back, by an electronic device, a recorded program without a first commercial, the recorded program recorded from a first program having the...
Recorded content repair
A television receiver may detect during a primary recording of particular programming degradation of a received signal quality associated with the particular...
A controller includes a plurality of channel strips to which are allocated any one of a plurality of channels to be handled in a DAW. Each of the channel strips...
Determining updates for a video tutorial
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a computer implemented method, computer program product, and system for updating a video tutorial. In accordance...
Library device, control method therefor, and library control device
A library device includes: a recording medium storage unit that stores at least a first recording medium, and a second recording medium that is a take-out...
Disc cartridge and disc device
A disc device records or reproduces information in or from a disc stored in a disc cartridge. The disc cartridge includes a casing having a front face with an...
Flexible virtual defect padding
Technologies are described herein for performing flexible virtual defect padding of bad sectors on recording media of a storage device. A defective sector on a...
Systems and methods for chronologically ordering digital media and
approximating a timeline of an event
Systems and methods synchronize digital audio and/or video tracks recorded at a same event. The systems and methods access input digital audio tracks that are...
Charge control agent for fluid dynamic bearing motor lubricant
Embodiments disclosed herein generally relate to magnetic recording systems having a spindle motor and, more particularly, to an optimized lubricant for...
Disk drive spindle motor with adhesive connection between shaft flange and
In a motor, a lower thrust portion is defined by a flange portion extending radially outward from an outer circumferential surface of a shaft portion of a shaft...
Efficient moves via spare chamber
A magazine-based data storage library is described that includes plurality of chambers each adapted to hold a magazine, that in turn, is adapted to hold a...
Media and drive validation in a storage library
Systems and methods are described for validating storage media and/or media drives in a storage library using a hidden drive pool and a non-hidden media pool....
Near-field transducer with multiple heat sinks
An apparatus comprises a writer, a near-field transducer (NFT), a channel waveguide proximate the NFT, a dielectric layer between the NFT and waveguide, and a...
Reversible recording medium based on optical storage of information,
method of reversible recording on such a...
A reversible recording medium based on optical storage of at least one item of information within a support material, includes at least one layer of support...
Optical information recording medium and method for manufacturing same
The object of the invention is to provide an optical information recording medium which excels in stability e.g., for preserving the properties during a...
Method for forming pattern, method for producing magnetic recording medium
using the same, magnetic recording...
According to one embodiment, there is provided a method for forming a pattern including forming an island-like metal underlayer comprised of a first metal, a...
Magnetic stack including TiN-X intermediate layer
A magnetic stack includes a substrate, a magnetic recording layer, and a TiN--X layer disposed between the substrate and the magnetic recording layer. In the...
Plastic critical tolerance fit component
Accurately formed critical tolerance fit components are provided for fluid dynamic bearing motors, including disc drive memory systems. In an aspect, critical...
Actuator assembly and rotating disk storage device with efficient voice
Embodiments of the invention provide an actuator head suspension assembly having an efficient voice coil. In one embodiment, a voice coil is formed in a...
Slider back side etching to increase shear strength between suspension and
The present disclosure generally relates to a slider having a textured bonding surface. The slider may be used in a hard disk drive (HDD). The textured bonding...
Disk drive suspension
In a first terminal portion, a first conductor, a terminal element as a first protection, and a first gold-plating layer are provided. The first terminal...
Self-cleaning recording heads based on actuator seek profile
Cleaning a recording head slider in-drive during operation is accomplished by periodically performing a series of full stroke seek operations, whereby liquid...
Magnetoresistive sensor having synthetic antiferromagnetic layer in top
and bottom shields
In accordance with one implementation of the described technology, an apparatus comprises a sensor structure including a top shield which includes a top shield...
Data storage device with phase lock spin-torque oscillation stabilization
A data storage device can be configured at least with a first spin-torque oscillator disposed between and contacting a write pole and a shield on an air bearing...
Method and system for providing an antiferromagnetically coupled writer
A method and system for fabricating a magnetic transducer are described. The magnetic transducer includes a pole and a nonmagnetic intermediate layer adjacent...
Unbalanced data writer coil
A data writer may be configured with at least a write pole and a continuous coil with the continuous coil having a first turn with a first cross-sectional shape...
Data storage device employing differential write data signal and
differential write pattern signal
A data storage device is disclosed comprising a head actuated over a disk. A first control circuit comprises a pattern detector configured to detect at least...
Data storage device employing mirrored cross-track profiles for top and
bottom disk surfaces
A data storage device is disclosed wherein when a first head is over a top disk surface, a first undershoot of a first cross-track profile is closer to an inner...
Data storage system, method of writing to storage in the data storage
system, hard disk and method of forming...
In various embodiments, a data storage system may be provided. The data storage system may include a storage. The storage may include a first portion and a...
Disk drive suspension having dual vibration damper
A vibration damper for a suspension has two different viscoelastic layers and two different constraint layers. The two viscoelastic layers can be tailored to...
Enhancement of multichannel audio
The invention relates to audio signal processing. More specifically, the invention relates to enhancing multichannel audio, such as television audio, by...
Method and device for providing distributed telepresence service
There is provided a method of determining a main speaker that is performed by a first terminal participating in a distributed telepresence service. The method...
Assessing speech prosody
A method, system and computer readable storage medium for assessing speech prosody. The method includes the steps of: receiving input speech data; acquiring a...
System and electronic equipment for voice guidance with speed change
thereof based on trend
A voice guidance system is provided in which the voice guidance is enabled to easily follow a trend of change intervals, a rapid change of change intervals,...
Computer implemented system for audio watermarking
A computer implemented system for audio watermarking for providing robust and blind audio watermarking. The system comprises a watermark embedding system...
Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermark detection and extraction
Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermark detection and extraction are disclosed. An example method includes sampling a media signal to generate samples,...
Apparatus for generating a decorrelated signal using transmitted phase
An apparatus for generating a decorrelated signal having a receiving unit for receiving phase information, a transient separator, a transient decorrelator, a...
Adaptations of analysis or synthesis weighting windows for transform
coding or decoding
A method and device are provided for coding or decoding a digital audio signal by transform using analysis or synthesis weighting windows applied to sample...
Methods and systems for controlling calling party access to called device
Devices, systems, and methods are provided to send an alert to a called party communications device during a call setup phase and to present the alert to a...
Methods and apparatus to convert received graphical and/or textual user
commands into voice commands for...
A method for transmitting communications from a vehicle onboard computer system is provided. The method receives a graphical user command via a user interface;...
Voice analyzer, voice analysis system, and non-transitory computer
readable medium storing program
A voice analyzer includes a voice information acquiring unit that acquires information about voices acquired by a first voice acquiring unit which acquires the...
Device and system having smart directional conferencing
Some implementations provide a method for identifying a speaker. The method determines position and orientation of a second device based on data from a first...