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Playback adjustments for digital media items
An adjustment module analyzes user adjustments in a playback attribute (e.g., volume) of a media item (e.g., a video) that occur when the user transitions from...
Video recording and reproducing method, and video reproducing apparatus
A recording apparatus, including: a photographing unit which picks up a moving picture and a still picture; a first encoder which encodes the moving picture and...
Display control device, recording control device, and display control
There is provided a display control device including a related content acquisition unit that acquires related content that relates to predetermined video...
Signal synthesis circuit to synthesize luma signals and chroma signals
A signal synthesis circuit synthesizes luma signals and chroma signals output by a video signal source, to output composite video broadcast signals (CVBS). The...
White balance method for shading compensation, and apparatus applied to
The present disclosure relates to a white balance method for performing a shading compensation, and more particularly, a white balance method for performing a...
Color augmented local area contrast enhancement
A method and system for color enabled local area contrast enhancement, are provided by generating a first copy of an image; processing the first copy to locally...
Laser projector and method of compensating brightness of the same
A laser projector includes a drive signal generation unit for processing an input image signal to generate a laser drive signal and a scanner drive signal, a...
Simultaneous multiplexed imaging system and method
A system and method for multiplexing multiple images of different colors using only a single spatial light modulator (SLM) are disclosed. In the disclosed...
Color processing of digital images
An embodiment relates to a method for color processing of an input image, the method including the steps of low-pass filtering of the input image to obtain a...
Solid-state imaging device, method for processing signal of solid-state
imaging device, and imaging apparatus
A solid-state imaging device includes a color filter unit disposed on a pixel array unit including pixels two-dimensionally arranged in a matrix and a...
System and method for aligning a multi-satellite receiver antenna
A system and method for aligning an outdoor antenna reflector unit (ODU) with multiple satellites is disclosed. The method may rely on multiple satellites as...
Provision of target specific information
The invention concerns an electronic device for providing information (PUB_INFO, PERSON1_INFO) concerning one or more targets (PUB, PERSON1), relative to which...
Wireless synchronous system, radio apparatuses, sensor devices, wireless
synchronizing method, and...
A wireless synchronous system includes an apparatus and a sensor device. The apparatus has a radio communication unit for performing synchronous communication...
System and method for providing wireless security surveillance services
accessible via a telecommunications device
A system and method for providing video surveillance may include providing digital television services to a customer via middleware. The middleware may include...
Distance calculating apparatus, image pick-up apparatus using the same,
distance calculating method, program...
The distance calculating apparatus detects an object distance to an object based on a first object image signal formed by a luminous flux passing through a...
Control circuit apparatus and endoscope apparatus
In a control circuit apparatus and an endoscope apparatus circuit disposition in which the outer edge of the first overheating region and the outer edge of the...
Indoor surveillance system and indoor surveillance method
A surveillance system and method are provided. The surveillance system includes an audio processing device which extracts an audio feature of an audio signal,...
Distance measuring apparatus and distance measuring method
A distance measuring apparatus (11) optically detects a measuring target, thereby measuring an object distance, which is the distance to the measuring target....
Reception apparatus, reception method, transmission apparatus,
transmission method, program, and broadcast system
To realize a service of data content that can interlock with AV content of programs without providing a band for broadcasting data content in a broadcast band...
Producing and viewing publically viewable video-based group conversations
A system and method for producing a publically viewable video-based group conversation for viewing over a network. The system is configured to generate a...
Directing communications using gaze interaction
A computer-implemented method can include: establishing a communication session between a device of a first user and devices of at least two remote users, the...
Content security for a mobile communication terminal
A method for outputting sensitive data to a user includes a communication terminal checking to determine whether at least a portion of the sensitive data is to...
Communication terminal, communication system, and communication method
A communication terminal which communicates with a different communication terminal via a communication network is disclosed. The communication terminal...
Automatic subtitle resizing
A method, apparatus and computer program for displaying video and accompanying text data on a display are provided. The method includes receiving media content...
Image processing apparatus, frame rate control process determination
apparatus, and method
To detect whether an FRC process is performed, provided is an image processing apparatus including an earlier frame movement region detecting means that detects...
Signal transceiving apparatus and signal transceiving method
The present invention relates to a signal transceiving apparatus and a signal transceiving method. One embodiment of the present invention provides a signal...
High-definition digital video signal transmission method and device,
camera and acquisition device
Disclosed are a high-definition digital video signal transmission method and device, a high-definition digital video camera and a video acquisition device. The...
Downloading file reception process
An audiovisual data reproduction device includes a connection to a central server configured to distribute files to the device. Reception functions associated...
Content-based highlight recording of television programming
A media device for content-based highlight handling of television programming may be provided. Criteria of interest corresponding to user input may be...
Apparatus for outputting broadcast recorded by schedule recording and
control method thereof
Methods and apparatus are provided for outputting broadcast recorded by schedule recording. A schedule recording command message is received from a broadcast...
Storage access technique for captured data
A technique processes captured data on a device, wherein selected captured data of a given quality resolution is transferred via a communication link to a...
Remote control devices, systems, and methods to output content while
fastforwarding through content on a...
A remote control device used by a viewer to control content being displayed on a separate display device outputs content in response to instructing the device...
A display device includes a display cell, a metal housing, a light source, a reflecting member, and a power supply circuit board. The housing supports the...
Cloud-based system using video compression for interactive applications
A server interactively serves client applications and client applications make estimates until updates are received from the server based on user input from the...
System and method for construction, delivery and display of iTV content
iTV content is created and deployed using a server component adapted to allow content developers to create applications according to an authoring specification...
Moving video tags outside of a video area to create a menu system
Tags in a video area are established by displaying the tags with a visual association to an item in the video. Thereafter, the tags move to a tag menu area that...
Solid-state imaging device
A solid-state imaging device (1) includes a light receiving unit (10), a row selection unit (20), a holding unit (30), a column selection unit (40), a reading...
Electronic apparatus, control method, and image sensor
An electronic apparatus includes: a reference-signal output section that outputs a reference signal; a comparator that compares an electrical signal output from...
Bias control via selective coupling of bias transistors to pixel of image
One or more techniques or systems for bias control are provided herein. In some embodiments, the bias control relates to biasing of a column of one or more...
Compressive image sensing device and method
A CMOS image sensor including: a plurality of pixels; a first analog circuit for calculating one or a plurality of statistical estimators based on the analog...
Method for driving photoelectric conversion device
After accumulating electric charges in pixels in first, second, and third rows, signals are output from the pixels in the first and second rows in a first...
Solid-state image sensor and camera system
There is provided a solid-state image sensor including a pixel array unit in which pixels are arrayed, the pixel including a photodiode converting an optical...
Dark current reduction in image sensors via dynamic electrical biasing
In various embodiments, an image sensor and method of using an image sensor are described. In an example embodiment, the image sensor comprises a semiconductor...
Lens shading calibration for cameras
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for performing automatic lens shading correction using module-specific calibrations....
Image-displaying device and method for controlling image-displaying device
An image capturing device includes an image capturing unit, an image data generation unit, and a display unit. The image capturing unit captures an image at a...
Multi-spectral optical tracking system and methods
Methods and apparatus for producing multi-spectral images having variable (non-uniform) magnification over the lateral extent of the image. In one example, a...
Photo conductive antenna, camera, imaging apparatus, and measurement
A photo conductive antenna irradiated with light pulse and generating terahertz wave includes a first layer formed by a semi-insulating substrate, a second...
Time spaced infrared image enhancement
Techniques using small form factor infrared imaging modules are disclosed. An imaging system may include visible spectrum imaging modules, infrared imaging...
Method and apparatus for automatic exposure detection in x-ray detector
Provided are a wireless x-ray detector for automatic exposure detection and a method of driving the x-ray detector. The wireless x-ray detector includes: a...
Optimized algorithm for construction of composite video from a set of
discrete video sources
A method includes reading a composite video descriptor data structure and a plurality of window descriptor data structures. The composite video descriptor data...