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Methods and systems for enhancing display characteristics
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems, methods and devices for increasing the perceived brightness of an image. In some embodiments this increase...
Display apparatus and driving method thereof
A switching transistor 3 is provided between a gate terminal of a driving TFT 1 and a drain terminal thereof. A first capacitor 2 is provided between the gate...
Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device includes at least one thin film transistor including a semiconductor layer that has a crystalline region including a channel region, a...
CMOS active pixel sensor
A CMOS active pixel sensor includes a silicon-on-insulator substrate having a silicon substrate with an insulator layer formed thereon and a top silicon layer...
III-V group compound semiconductor light emitting device and manufacturing
A light emitting device including a III-V group compound semiconductor includes a first stacked body and a second stacked body. The first stacked body includes a...
Pyrazole derivatives, compositions containing such compounds and methods
Pyrazoles having a naphthyl group attached are disclosed. The compounds are useful for treating type 2 diabetes and related conditions. Pharmaceutical...
Treatment for cardiovascular disease
This invention relates to a method for treating and preventing hypertension by administering a therapeutically effective amount of an agent capable of reducing...
Light emitting device and lighting device having the same
A light-emitting device (10) is arranged such that (x) R.sub.1 monotonically decreasing as .alpha..sub.1 increases, at least in a range of...
Packet scheduling for video transmission with sender queue control
A transmission systems suitable for video.
Foldable cellular telephone
A cellular phone includes a first case and a second case, which are connected in a foldable manner through a hinge. When the cellular phone is in a folded state,...
Digital demodulating apparatus, digital receiver, controlling method of
the apparatus, computer program...
A digital demodulating apparatus includes a tuner that selectively receives one of frequency bands, and a demodulator that demodulates a signal from the tuner....
Image forming apparatus capable of preventing worsening of image quality
caused by excessively charged developer
For an electrostatic latent image formed on an image carrier (31b), besides an operation forming an "image forming electrostatic latent image" used to form the...
Image forming apparatus having first and second image processing units and
corresponding conveyance paths
The image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a first and a second main conveyance path, a first and a second processing unit, a transfer unit,...
Charging apparatus with a discharge electrode having a plurality of
A charging apparatus which is excellent in charging uniformity and thus allows a to-be-charged body to be charged uniformly and in which the generation of...
Image data creation device and image data reproduction device for
reproducing the data
A controller (101) designates whether images are integrated or not and image placement mode when integration is implemented. An image integrator (102) creates...
Communication system, communication control apparatus and communication
A slave apparatus control portion refers to a priority channel table stored in a use priority channel memory at the time of establishing communications with a...
Variable resistance element, its manufacturing method and semiconductor
memory device comprising the same
Provided is a variable resistance element capable of performing a stable resistance switching operation and having a favorable resistance value retention...
Liquid crystal display panel, method of inspecting the same, and
inspection apparatus used for the same
A liquid crystal display panel including two substrates combined together through a sealing material applied to a peripheral portion thereof. A liquid crystal is...
Liquid crystal display device and electronic apparatus
The liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a liquid crystal display panel 2 containing a liquid crystal having an alignment state which...
Double sided liquid crystal display unit and portable electronic apparatus
comprising a polarizing element...
A liquid crystal display device includes first and second liquid crystal display panels located back to back. The liquid crystal display device further includes...
Illumination device and liquid crystal display device
A backlight (2; illumination device) includes multiple light guide units (11) each including: a light source (5); and a light guide plate (7) for diffusing, for...
Focus state display
A portable telephone 10 comprises: focus state judging means 30 for judging whether or not an image captured from a camera 12 is in a focus state; focus state...
Digital/analogue converter, converter arrangement and display
In one embodiment of the present invention, a switched capacitor digital/analog converter is provided, for example providing gamma correction in liquid crystal...
Signal process circuit, level-shifter, display panel driver circuit,
display device, and signal processing method
In one embodiment of the present invention, a signal process circuit in accordance with the present invention includes: a first input terminal via which an input...
Thin film transistor substrate and method of fabricating the same
The invention relates to a thin film transistor substrate for use in a liquid crystal display device and a method of fabricating the same, and an object is to...
In a steam cooker, a tray-shaped case (51) of a steam temperature-raising device (50) has a recessed part (51a) into which steam from a steam generator flows...
Histone deacetylase inhibitors
The invention relates to hydroxamic acid derivatives having carbamate linkage with the structural formula ##STR00001## that are inhibitors of histone...
Substituted imidazole 4-carboxamides as cholecystokinin-1 receptor
Certain novel substituted imidazole 4-carboxamides are ligands of the human cholecystokinin receptor and, in particular, are selective ligands of the human...
Hydrazone compound, electrophotographic photoreceptor comprising the
hydrazone compound, and image forming...
A hydrazone compound capable of realizing an electrophotographic photoreceptor having good electric properties such as good sensitivity and light responsibility,...
Plastic substrate and liquid crystal display having same
A plastic substrate according to the present invention is used in optical instruments. The plastic substrate includes a composite substrate 10 in which fibers 11...
Illuminating lamp for a display device, an illuminating device for a
display device, and a display device
An illuminating lamp for a display device is capable of minimizing a luminance difference between a high-voltage driving side and a low-voltage driving side. The...
Drive transmission mechanism of sheet transportation apparatus and
document transportation apparatus
A drive transmission mechanism of a sheet transportation apparatus of the present invention comprises an upstream transportation roller gear and a planet gear...
Open/close door drive controller for drawer-type heating cooker
When a user manually opens/closes the door of the drawer-type heating cooker, a pulse generation means attached to an electric motor generates pulses for...
Synchronization of video and data
A system including a video stream and a data stream. The system synchronizes the data stream to different portions of the video stream.
Control apparatus, control method for control apparatus, multi-functional
apparatus, multi-functional apparatus...
A control apparatus comprises: a job processing section for acquiring, on input of selection application information into a multi-functional apparatus, setting...
A plurality of operation portions are arranged at a surface on a sub-display side of a cellular phone with a camera so that various kinds of setting, selection...
Development apparatus and image forming apparatus
A development apparatus that performs development by forming a magnetic brush using a two-component developer is provided with a developer tank that stores...
Unit drawing mechanism and image recorder
A unit drawing mechanism according to the present invention includes a drawing unit, a lever, a fixture, a preventer, a linkage, and a lever holder. The drawing...
Residual color transform for 4:2:0 RGB format
A Residual Color Transform (RCT) technique directly encodes 4:2:0 Red-Green-Blue (RGB) data without data loss prior to compression. After transmission or...
Methods and systems for detecting regions in digital images
Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems, methods and devices for detection of image regions using a masking condition and an entropy measure.
Nitride semiconductor laser device
A nitride semiconductor laser device has a multilayer structure formed by stacking a plurality of nitride semiconductor layers made of hexagonal nitride...
Nitride semiconductor light emitting device
A nitride semiconductor light emitting device includes a first coat film of aluminum nitride or aluminum oxynitride formed at a light emitting portion and a...
Data transmission device, data transmission method, data transmission
program, data reception device, data...
In the present invention, after an image mail is transmitted to a receiving-end machine (S1, S2), when a reception error occurs, an image format of image data in...
Optical pickup apparatus
On an optical path between a light source and an objective lens, there is provided an optical path changing section for changing a predetermined optical path of...
Image processing method and apparatus, image reading apparatus, and image
forming apparatus detecting plural...
An image processing apparatus includes an automatic document type discrimination section for estimating a type of input image data. The automatic document type...
Image forming system and image processing system which restricts output
based on judged attributes of image data
An image forming system includes an image forming device which forms an image based on image data, and an image processing device such as a personal computer,...
Circuit film comprising a film substrate connected to the control board,
wire board, and display panel
A circuit film comprises a first circuit formed on a film substrate for outputting a driving signal to a display device, and a plurality of input lines formed on...
Transflective liquid crystal displays with sequentially flashing light
A transflective liquid crystal display (70) comprises a liquid crystal cell (38) disposed between a front substrate (40) and a rear substrate (36), a front...
Liquid crystal display device
A liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a picture element electrode in a first substrate on the liquid crystal layer side in each...
Optical scanning unit and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning unit irradiates a polygon mirror with a plurality of light beams emitted from a light source according to image data, and scans and exposes a...