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FLEXIBLE THERMAL CONDUIT FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A flexible thermal conduit runs from a first housing portion of an electronic device to a second housing portion of the electronic device, to convey heat generated by an electronic component located in the first housing portion to a heat dissipation structure located in the second housing portion, where the second housing portion is flexibly coupled to the first housing portion, for example, by a hinge or other type of joint. The flexible conduit may include a plurality of layers of thin, flat thermally conductive material, which may be arranged to flex independently of each other in the region where the first and second housing portions are coupled.



Attachable Device with Flexible Electronic Display Orientation Detection

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An attachable article includes a flexible electronic display disposed thereon in a manner so that the display is bendable or conformable to a user's wrist or other curved surface thus enabling various images to be displayed on the electronic display in a manner that makes these images easily viewable to the user. The attachable article includes an adjustable band that can be fit to different sized wrists, for example, and includes a band orientation detection and calibration routine that enables messages or display screens to be placed at particular locations on the band with respect to a user's wrist. For example, the routine may be used to determine the portions or positions of the display that are at the top of the user's wrist and at the bottom of the user's wrist, and may thereafter calibrate the display to center display screens on the display at these particular locations.



DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

[Object] To provide a technique for displaying content such that a user can view the content more easily. [Solution] Provided is a display control apparatus including a display control unit configured to control a display unit in a manner that content is displayed on a basis of a mode selected from a plurality of modes. The plurality of modes include at least a mode in which an object included in the content is displayed obliquely with respect to a direction of a side of a display area.



INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A limited display area can be effectively used for character display. According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a derivation unit configured to derive a length by which a position of a head character laid out at a beginning of a line or column of characters displayed in a display area of a display unit can be changed within a range in which a letter form of the head character does not exceed the display area, and an adjustment unit configured to adjust the layout position of the head character and that of a character subsequent to the head character based on the length.



DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE RENDERING METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a display device and an image rendering method thereof in consideration of a saturation of a text image that improves the legibility of the text image by, for example, adjusting a sub-pixel rendering application ratio and a direct rendering application ratio for pixel data using a weight in proportion to a saturation.



DISPLAY APPARATUS AND A METHOD OF OPERATING THE DISPLAY APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display apparatus includes a display panel, a first timing controller, a second timing controller and a third timing controller. The first timing controller controls an operation of a first region in the display panel, and generates a reference clock signal. The second timing controller controls an operation of a second region in the display panel, and receives the reference clock signal. The third timing controller controls an operation of a third region in the display panel, and receives the reference clock signal. The first, second and third timing controllers are synchronized with one another in response to the reference clock signal and a state synchronization signal, and operate in one of a plurality of states depending on an operation of the display apparatus.



DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display device includes a display panel which displays an image with light, the display panel including a first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate, and an image display layer disposed between the first and second substrates; a backlight unit which generates and provides the light to the display panel; and a bottom chassis facing the first substrate to dispose the second substrate therebetween and to define an inner space with the first substrate. The image display layer, the second substrate, and the backlight unit are accommodated in the inner space defined by the first substrate and the bottom chassis.



METHOD FOR PRODUCING A COLOR IMAGE AND IMAGING DEVICE EMPLOYING SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method of producing a color image using a display comprised of pixels comprising red, green and blue primary color subpixels. The method comprises reducing the color gamut and increasing the brightness of the image relative to a base level, decreasing power to the display to reduce the brightness of the image, restoring color to the image to approximately the base level by modifying image pixel data using a three-dimensional lookup table to produce output image pixel data, and communicating the output image pixel data to the display. The display may be an LCD display, an LED display, an OLED display, a plasma display, and a DMD projector. Reducing the color gamut and increasing the brightness of the image may be accomplished by adding white to the image. The white may be added adaptively according to an algorithm by which the amount of white added decreases with increasing color saturation.



Dual-Target Image Color Rendering

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

In general, techniques are disclosed for displaying wide-gamut images as intended on color-managed wide-gamut display systems while rendering a visually consistent image when rendered on targeted narrow-gamut display systems (regardless of whether the narrow-gamut displays are color-managed). For this reason, an image represented in accordance with this disclosure is referred to as a dual-target image (DTI): one target being the image's original wide-gamut color space, the other target being a specified narrow-gamut color space. The novel representational scheme described herein retains narrow-gamut rendering for those colors in a wide-gamut image that are within the targeted narrow-gamut color space, transitioning to wide-gamut rendering for those colors in the wide-gamut image that are outside the targeted narrow-gamut color space. This approach minimizes pixel clipping when rendering a wide-gamut image for a narrow-gamut display, while allowing the original wide-gamut pixel values to be recovered when rendering for a wide-gamut display.



INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An information processing apparatus may include circuitry configured to: receive a first image (201), a second image (202) and first color space information (BT.2020) indicating a first color space of the first image; convert a second color space (BT.709) of the second image to a converted color space (BT.2020) same as the first color space, when the second color space is different from the first color space; and generate a display image (209) including the first image and the second image having the converted color space.



METHOD OF DRIVING A DISPLAY APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

In a method of driving a display apparatus, an outside illuminance is sensed by an illuminance sensor. At least one first color subpixel of a plurality of first color subpixels is disabled. Remaining first color subpixels are enabled based on the sensed outside illuminance. The first color subpixels corresponding to a first color are arranged along a first direction and a second direction crossing the first direction. An image is displayed on the remaining enabled first color subpixels.



VEHICLE DISPLAY APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A vehicle display apparatus includes a display part for use in a vehicle and displaying information; and a cover part capable of switching its state between a first state not allowing the display part to be visually recognized by a vehicle driver and a second state allowing the display part to be visually recognized by the vehicle driver.



DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display device includes a scan driver which supplies a gate-on voltage or a gate-off voltage to scan lines, and a power supply unit which supplies the gate-off voltage to the scan driver, and includes a temperature sensor which generates a sensing voltage of which voltage value is changed corresponding to a temperature of a panel or an ambient temperature, a first voltage limiter which limits a minimum voltage value of the sensing voltage, and a second voltage limiter which limits a maximum voltage value of the sensing voltage.



CONTROL CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a drive control circuit, comprising a driver, a pixel array and a resistor, and the pixel array comprises M×N pixels, and M is a natural number larger than 1, and N is a natural number, and the driver is coupled to the N columns pixels through the resistor, and the resistor comprises a first resistor and a second resistor, and a resistance of the first resistor is larger than a resistance of the second resistor, and an area surrounded by the pixel array is divided into a first area and a second area, and the first area and the second area comprise at least one row pixels, and a length of a connection line of the driver with any row pixels in the first area is smaller than a length of a connection line of the driver with any row pixels in the second area.



GATE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A gate driving circuit includes: a pull-up controller applying a carry signal of one of previous stages to a first node in response to the carry signal of the one of the previous stages; a pull-up part outputting a clock signal as an N-th gate output signal; a carry part outputting the clock signal as an N-th carry signal; a first pull-down part pulling down the signal at the first node to a second off voltage; a second pull-down part pulling down the N-th gate output signal to a first off voltage; an inverting part generating an inverting signal based on the clock signal and the second off voltage to output the inverting signal to an inverting node; and a reset part outputting a reset signal to the inverting node.



DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY METHOD THEREOF AND DISPLAY SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display device configured to connect to another display device, display method thereof and display system are provided. An aspect of an exemplary embodiment relates to a display device including an interface configured to receive a plurality of input images, an image processor configured to process an image to be displayed on the display device among the received plurality of input images, and a display configured divide the image-processed image into an upper area and a lower area, display an upper image on the upper area in a first scanning direction, and display a lower image on the lower area in a second scanning direction which is opposite to the first scanning direction.



LCD Panel and Driving Method Thereof

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method for driving a liquid crystal panel comprises providing a liquid crystal panel with a plurality of pixel units in a matrix with M columns and N rows, wherein each of the pixel unit has at least a blue sub-pixel, dividing the liquid crystal panel into multiple display units, wherein each display unit comprises two of the pixel units, providing a gray level value, B, to the blue sub-pixels of each of the display units with a higher gray level value, BH, and a lower gray level value, BL, to the blue sub-pixels respectively, wherein the combination of BH and BL results the blue sub-pixels in the display unit to approach a predetermined Gamma Curve, and γ=1.8˜2.4 at a perspective viewing angle. This invention also discloses a liquid display panel comprising the driving method mentioned above



TIMING CONTROLLER, DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING SAME AND METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A timing controller includes: a temperature sensor to sense an ambient temperature; a memory to store a liquid crystal response time corresponding to the ambient temperature, and a gamma signal corresponding to the ambient temperature; a field number determinator to identify the liquid crystal response time corresponding to the ambient temperature from the memory, and to determine a number of fields corresponding to the liquid crystal response time; and a gamma converter to identify the gamma signal corresponding to the ambient temperature and the number of fields from the memory, and to convert an image signal into an image data signal corresponding to the gamma signal.



PASSIVE MATRIX FOR ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention is directed to methods of passively driving an electrophoretic display. The electrophoretic fluid comprises three types of particles wherein two types particles are charged pigment particles having opposite charge polarities and contrasting colors. The third type of particle is larger in diameter than the first and second types of particles, and is less charged than the first and second types of particles, i.e., the third particle type is substantially uncharged. The electrophoretic medium is driven with two sets of electrodes, each set comprising a number of addressable electrodes.



PERSISTENT DISPLAY DEVICE WITH POWER HARVESTING

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display device which includes an electronic paper display additionally comprises power harvesting hardware and display update hardware which is configured to control the updating of the electronic paper display based on a sensed power harvesting level which may, in various embodiments, be a current incoming power level as generated by the power harvesting hardware or a stored power level in a power storage device within the display device.



PIXEL CIRCUIT AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A pixel circuit includes an organic light emitting diode including an anode and a cathode connected to a low power voltage, a first transistor including a gate electrode, a first electrode connected to a high power voltage, and a second electrode connected to the anode, a storage capacitor connected between the high power voltage and the gate electrode of the first transistor, a second transistor including a first electrode which receives a data signal corresponding to an emission sustaining voltage or an emission finishing voltage, a second electrode connected to the gate electrode of the first transistor, and a gate electrode which receives an erase scan signal, and a third transistor including a first electrode connected to an emission starting voltage, a second electrode connected to the gate electrode of the first transistor, and a gate electrode which receives a write scan signal.



Driving Module of Organic Light Emitting Diode Display

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A driving module for an organic light-emitting diode display device includes a converting unit, for adjusting a voltage range of a plurality of data signals from a first voltage range to a second voltage range; and a driving unit, for generating a plurality of driving signals within the second voltage range to the organic light-emitting diode display device according to the plurality of data signals; wherein the maximum voltage of the second voltage range is greater than or equal to the maximum driving voltage of display components coupled to the driving signals in the organic light-emitting diode display device, and the minimum voltage of the second voltage range is smaller than or equal to the minimum driving voltage of display components coupled to the driving signals in the organic light-emitting diode display device.



ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Provided are an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display and method of driving the same. An OLED display includes: a display panel including a plurality of pixels, each pixel including an OLED, an emission timing of each pixel being controlled in response to an EM signal, a shift register configured to generate an anti-phase EM signal based on gate shift clocks, and an inverter configured to: invert a phase of the anti-phase EM signal based on emission shift clocks, and generate the EM signal, wherein a driving frequency of the shift register and a driving frequency of the inverter are lower in a low-speed driving mode than in a normal driving mode, and wherein in the low-speed driving mode, an amplitude of the emission shift clocks is less than an amplitude of the gate shift clocks.



DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD OF DRIVING A DISPLAY, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

In a display apparatus including a switching transistor, a correction voltage for eliminating an effect of a variation in a characteristic of a driving transistor is stored in a storage capacitor. The switching transistor is disposed between one current terminal of the driving transistor and a light emitting element. The switching transistor turns off during the non-light emission period thereby to electrically disconnect the light emitting element from the one current terminal of the driving transistor thereby preventing a leakage current from flowing through the light emitting element during the period in which the correction unit operates, and thus preventing the correction voltage from having an error due to the leakage current.



PIXEL SELECTION CONTROL METHOD, DRIVING CIRCUIT, DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A pixel selection control method, driving circuit, display apparatus and electronic instrument are disclosed. A driving circuit includes a logic circuit configured to receive a reference signal associated with a line of pixels. The reference signal has a first logic level or a second logic level. The driving circuit also includes a switch circuit configured to receive the reference signal and an enable signal, and to provide the enable signal to the logic circuit when the reference signal is at the first logic level. A display apparatus may be provided that includes the driving circuit.



DISPLAY DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display device includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels for displaying images, a scan driver which supplies scan signals to the plurality of pixels, a data driver which supplies data signals to the plurality of pixels, a communication module which measures a reception rate of communication signals received through an antenna, a processor which compares the reception rate with a reference reception rate and generating a driving voltage control signal, based on a determination result, and a power supply which generates a first driving voltage to be supplied to each of the scan driver and the data driver where the power supply changes at least one of a first slew rate and a first frequency of the first driving voltage, based on the driving voltage control signal, thereby generating a second driving voltage having at least one of a second slew rate and a second frequency.



DISPLAY DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display device includes a display unit including pixels coupled to scan lines and data lines, a data driver which supplies a data signal to pixels through the data lines, a scan driver which generates a scan signal using a first scan voltage and a second scan voltage, and supplying the scan signal to the pixels through the scan lines, a processor which generates first scan voltage information by setting a first scan voltage level, based on an ambient temperature of the display device, a timing controller which generates a power control signal using the first scan voltage information and delta voltage information, and a power supply which generates the first scan voltage and a delta voltage using the power control signal, and generates the second scan voltage by dropping the delta voltage from the first scan voltage.



TRANSPARENT DISPLAY APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A transparent display apparatus is provided. The transparent display apparatus includes a transparent display unit and a controller. The transparent display unit displays an image frame according to a display data signal and a transparency control signal. The controller receives the display data signal and the transparency control signal, determines a first gradation and a second gradation according to the display data signal and the transparency control signal respectively, and controls the transparent display unit to display the image frame according to the first and second gradations. The first and second gradations are respectively within an interval between two of three display states including a transparent state, a black state and a white state, such that a first and second display states determined based on the first and second gradations may cover all the display effects of the transparent state, the black state and the white state.



ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An organic light-emitting display device and a method for driving the same are provided. The organic light-emitting display device analyzes input image data in unit of a window mask to detect a halftone data block, adjusts a voltage corresponding to grayscale 0 of center data disposed at the center of the halftone data block to a voltage higher than 0V, and adjusts the voltage corresponding to grayscale 0 in a data block other than the halftone data block to 0V, such that a data voltage swing width at low grayscales can be reduced so as to prevent voltage drop in pixels, thereby improving picture quality.



FIELD-SEQUENTIAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A subframe data generation unit determines a distribution color which is a color of a variable color subframe, and then selects pixels sequentially to perform processing on the selected pixel. Distributed brightness is calculated based on brightness and the distribution color, and a distribution ratio is set to a value of 1 at which color breakup is the smallest. An evaluation value related to a color difference when a line of sight moves is calculated based on brightness of the selected brightness of neighboring and selected pixels, and the distribution color. The distribution ratio is decreased in steps until the maximum value of the evaluation value is less than or equal to a threshold value. The brightness of three colors is converted to brightness of four colors based on the distribution color and the distribution ratio determined for each pixel.



DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

In a display device 10, light-emitting subframe periods are selected such that one or more light-emitting subframe periods and one or more non-light-emitting subframe periods differ between light-emitting patterns A to D corresponding to pixels A to D. In the light-emitting pattern A, selection is made such that the number of light-emitting subframe periods is largest, in the light-emitting pattern B, selection is made such that light-emitting subframe periods differ from those in the light-emitting pattern A as much as possible, and in the light-emitting patterns C and D, selection is made such that only the longest light-emitting subframe periods in the light-emitting patterns A and B differ. Hence, a spatial location of the occurrence of contouring can be distributed, suppressing contouring. By this, a display device using a time division gray scale system is provided that can represent high gray scale and that sufficiently suppresses the occurrence of contouring.



DISPLAY DRIVING CIRCUIT

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Provided is a display driving circuit capable of achieving high speed and high resolution by improving an output slew rate. The display driving circuit may include: a gradation voltage generation unit including a plurality of resistor strings corresponding to a plurality of groups into which channels corresponding to display data are grouped, the plurality of resistor strings being configured to provide gradation voltages to digital-analog converters (DACs) corresponding to the respective channels of the corresponding groups; and a display driving unit including the DACs and buffers corresponding to the respective channels, wherein the DACs convert the corresponding display data into data voltages using the gradation voltages, and the buffers provide the corresponding data voltages as source driving signals to a display panel.



TIMING CONTROLLER AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A timing controller includes a degradation quantity generator, a degradation quantity accumulator, a feedback data generator, and a feedback reflector. The degradation quantity generator generates a degradation quantity for each of a plurality of pixels in a display panel based on image data. The degradation quantity accumulator generates an accumulated degradation quantity based on the degradation quantity for each of the pixels. The feedback data generator generates feedback image data based on the accumulated degradation quantity. The feedback reflector generates image data, in which the degradation quantity is compensated, based on the image data and the feedback image data. An absolute value of the feedback image data, when the accumulated degradation quantity is a first accumulated degradation quantity level, is greater than an absolute value of the feedback image data when the accumulated degradation quantity is a second accumulated degradation quantity level higher than the first accumulated degradation quantity level.



DISPLAY, TIMING CONTROLLER AND COLUMN DRIVER INTEGRATED CIRCUIT USING CLOCK EMBEDDED MULTI-LEVEL SIGNALING

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a timing controller including: a receiving unit configured to receive image data; a buffer memory configured to temporarily store and output the received image data; a timing controller circuit configured to generate a transmission clock signal; and a transmitter configured to receive the transmission clock signal and a transmission data signal, wherein the transmission data signal includes the image data output by the buffer memory, wherein the transmitter is configured to transmit a transmission signal, wherein the transmission clock signal is embedded in the transmission data signal, and wherein the transmission clock signal has a magnitude different from the transmission data signal.



DISPLAY, TIMING CONTROLLER AND COLUMN DRIVER INTEGRATED CIRCUIT USING CLOCK EMBEDDED MULTI-LEVEL SIGNALING

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a timing controller including: a receiving unit configured to receive image data; a buffer memory configured to temporarily store and output the received image data; a timing controller circuit configured to generate a transmission clock signal; and a transmitter configured to receive the transmission clock signal and a transmission data signal, wherein the transmission data signal includes the image data output by the buffer memory, wherein the transmitter is configured to transmit a transmission signal, wherein the transmission clock signal is embedded in the transmission data signal, and wherein the transmission clock signal has a magnitude different from the transmission data signal.



LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The purpose of the present invention is to enable light having a desired light intensity to be outputted in a broad brightness range spanning from low to high brightness, even if light intensity characteristics of light sources have been changed. Light sources emit inspection light of a fixed output and image light of an output based on an image signal. A light-branching unit branches the light from the light sources. A light detection unit detects the light intensity of reflected light branched by the light-branching unit. A signal conversion unit converts a first detection signal from the light detection unit, and outputs the resultant signal as a third detection signal. A main control unit inputs the third detection signal, and controls the output of the image light on the basis of the third detection signal. A refresh unit refreshes the third detection signal inputted to the main control unit.



COMPUTER-AIDED SYSTEM FOR 360° HEADS UP DISPLAY OF SAFETY / MISSION CRITICAL DATA

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A safety critical, time sensitive data system for projecting safety/mission critical data onto a display pair of Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) light weight projection glasses or monocular creating an immersive omnidirectional HUD (Heads Up Display) system with 6 degrees of freedom movement with user immersion and user inputs & outputs. The system includes the display, haptic glove, haptic suit, vestibular interface, temperature emulation, smell emulation, and omnidirectional sound, the workstation, the application software, and inputs containing the safety/mission critical information (Current User Position, Total Collision Avoidance System—TCAS, Global Positioning System—GPS, Magnetic Resonance Imaging—MRI Images, CAT scan images. Weather data. Military troop data, real-time space type markings etc.). The workstation software processes the incoming safety/mission critical data and converts it into a three dimensional space for the user to immerse into the environment. Selecting any of the images may display available information about the selected item or may enhance the image, or moving hand or body will generate enhanced environmental perception & awareness, as well as inputs and outputs. Predicted position vectors may be displayed as well as 3D terrain.



AUGMENTED REALITY APPARATUS AND METHOD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method of providing an augmented reality image comprises recording a basic image including a subject and a first background using a recording device, extracting a subject image from the basic image, and providing the extracted subject image to a display device for combining with a second background. At A the sending person using the app to record a moving image of their own head—ie a video—which is separated from the background by the app (the background being automatically discarded). The image is then sent to a recipient who, at B, sees the head speak to them either on their desktop or in the camera view of the smart phone/tablet if they so choose.



SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REPRODUCING OBJECTS IN 3D SCENE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure discloses a system and a method for reproducing an object in a 3D scene. The system comprises an object acquiring unit configured to simultaneously acquire at least two channels of video stream data in real time at different angles for an object to be displayed; an object recognizing unit configured to recognize a shape of the object varying in real time from the at least two channels of video stream data; an object tracking unit configured to obtain corresponding object motion trajectory according to the shape of the object varying in real time; and an object projecting unit configured to process the shape of the object varying in real time and the corresponding object motion trajectory into a 3D image and superposition-project the 3D image into the 3D scene in real time. The technical solutions of the present disclosure can reproduce the object in the 3D scene, and achieve the purpose of displaying the real object in the 3D scene.



METHOD FOR CONTROLLING HEAD MOUNTED DISPLAY, AND PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING HEAD MOUNTED DISPLAY

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method for controlling an immersive head mounted display configured to provide a virtual space to a user. The method includes generating a virtual space image that forms a virtual space viewable by the user. The method further includes determining a reference line of sight. The method further includes determining a field-of-view region of the virtual space based on the reference line of sight. The method further includes generating a region of the virtual space image corresponding to the field-of-view region as a field-of-view image having an image quality higher than an image quality of a different portion of the virtual space image.



METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RULE BASED DISPLAY OF SETS OF IMAGES

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The invention provides, in some aspects, a system for implementing a rule derived basis to display image sets. In various embodiments of the invention, the selection of the images to be displayed, the layout of the images, as well as the rendering parameters and styles can be determined using a rule derived basis. In an embodiment of the present invention, the user is presented with images displayed based on their preferences without having to first manually adjust parameters.



MULTI MODE TEXTURE SAMPLER FOR FLEXIBLE FILTERING OF GRAPHICAL TEXTURE DATA

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

For a given texture address, a texture sampler fetches and reduces texture data with a filter accumulator suitable for providing a weighted average over a variety of filter footprints. A multi-mode texture sampler is configurable to provide both a wide variety of footprints in either a separable or non-separable filter modes and allow for a filter footprint significantly wider than the bi-linear (2×2 texel) footprint. In embodiments, sub-sample addresses are generated by the texture sampler logic to accommodate a desired footprint. The sub-sample addresses may be generated and sequenced by multi-texel units, such as 2×2 texel quads, for efficient filtering. In embodiments, filter coefficients are cached from coefficient tables stored in memory.



EFFICIENT AND STABLE APPROACH TO ELASTICITY AND COLLISIONS FOR HAIR ANIMATION

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

One exemplary process for animating hair includes receiving data representing a plurality of hairs and a plurality of objects in a timestep of a frame of animation. A first tree is populated to represent kinematic objects of the plurality of objects and a second tree is populated to represent dynamic objects of the plurality of objects based on the received data. A first elasticity preconditioner is created to represent internal elastic energy of the plurality of hairs based on the received data. Based on the first tree and the second tree, a first set of potential contacts is determined between two or more hairs of the plurality of hairs or between one or more hairs of the plurality of hairs and one or more objects of the plurality of objects. Positions of the plurality of hairs are determined based on the first set of potential contacts and the first elasticity preconditioner.



Computer Animation of Artwork Using Fast 2-Dimensional Deformation Solving

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods disclosed improve the speed of animating artwork by determining the handle affine transformations used to animate 2 Dimensional (2D) artwork in a computationally simpler manner than prior techniques. The improved technique represents vertex coordinates (e.g., x1, y1) in 2D artwork as the real and complex portions of complex numbers. Doing so allows minimizing a closed form expression to find handle affine transformations that provide a deformation of the object with minimal stretching and squashing in local areas. Determining handle affine transformation parameters in this way is more efficient computationally than prior techniques because it combines the local and global steps into a single formula. Moreover, the formulation can be quickly evaluated with only additions, multiplications, and square roots without any need for conditional branches. Furthermore, the form of the function allows it to be solved with a simple optimization method.



Computer Animation of Artwork Using Adaptive Meshing

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods disclosed herein improve the quality and speed of computing deformations used to animate artwork. One aspect provides adaptive meshing that creates a mesh adapted to handle locations and weights associating the handles with the mesh vertices. Portions of the mesh requiring smaller triangles with more densely positioned vertices are identified based on the handle locations and associated weights and resolution is added only to those portions of the mesh in which finer resolution is required. A second aspect involves creating a mesh using a coarse-to-fine iterative approach. This involves generating a mesh and the weights associating each handle to each vertex in the mesh and iteratively refining the mesh to add resolution until a refinement criteria is satisfied.



METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY CONVERTING INPUT TEXT INTO ANIMATED VIDEO

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides a system and a method for automatically converting input text into animated video, optionally with a voiceover. Specifically, the present invention programmatically converts the input text, which is in the form of XML, HTML, RTF, or simple word document into an animated video. The animated video is generated via a series of steps, which involve summarizing and processing the text into an intermediate markup, which is then drawn, in the form of an animated whiteboard video including vector images and both spatial (perspective camera movements, zooms and pans) and semantic accentuation (highlighting, variation in speed of animation). Further, the voiceover is included automatically and the voiceover can be modified manually as a summary of the given input text. Furthermore, the generated video can be post processed by varying the time duration, background music, voiceover, splicing of video at specific points and the video can be uploaded or stored in cloud storage or to hard disk.



IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An image display device according to a preferred aspect of the present invention includes a display controller controlling display of an image in a display unit. The display controller simultaneously displays a first image and a second image on the display unit, allows a position of a display target image of the first image in the display unit to be coincident with a position of a display target image of the second image in the display unit, and sets a first image display region in which the first image is displayed is narrower than a second image display region in which the second image is displayed in the display unit.



Enhanced reality system for visualizing, evaluating, diagnosing, optimizing and servicing smart grids and incorporated components

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A head-mounted user device is provided for use in a smart grid network. The head-mounted user device includes a signal processor configured to receive signaling containing information about one or more assets in a distributed power grid network from a data collection device configured to receive data from the assets in the distributed power grid network; and determine, based at least partly on the signaling received from the data collection device, signaling containing asset display information about the one or more assets. The head-mounted user device also includes an augmented or mixed reality display configured to display an actual field of view of the user and the asset display information by overlaying the asset display information over the actual field of view.



VISUALIZATION OF DATA CLUSTERS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, software, and systems, including a method for presenting information. A first graph is presented that represents plural groups, each representing an aggregated set of data points grouped based on a first set of common attributes. User input selecting a particular group is received. The aggregated set of data points is analyzed to determine whether the number of aggregated set of data points exceeds a threshold. In response to determining that the number exceeds the threshold, the aggregated set of data points is re-grouped. A second set of common attributes associated with the re-grouped set of data points is identified. The data points are aggregated based on the second set of common attributes. A second graph is provided for presentation, the updated graph representing plural groups, each group representing an aggregated subset of data points from the aggregated set of data points.



SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING DYNAMIC VISUALIZATIONS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure relates to data management. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to visualizing data and/or navigating visualized data. In one aspect, a computer-implemented method for dynamically presenting graphical and textual information in a graphical user interface is configured to: display graphical user interface elements visually representing a data set stored in memory along at least one dimension of a graphical user interface; receive activation signals generated by user input devices and corresponding to at least one dimension of the displayed graphical user interface; and, upon receiving an activation signal, display at least a portion of the data set based on the position at which the activation signal was received.



AUTOMATIC IMAGE-BASED RECOMMENDATIONS USING A COLOR PALETTE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods are described that recommend images, items, and/or metadata based at least in part on a reference color palette or reference color name. A color name can be converted into a representation of the color name in a color space. The reference color can be used to identify images that contain the reference color. The identified images and associated metadata can be analyzed, sorted and provided as an ordered list of items. Systems and methods are also described that identify items that contain colors affiliated with the reference color. Systems and methods are also described that validate color identifier information in metadata associated with an image. Systems and methods are also described that identify non-color specific keywords associated with the reference color.



VISUAL MUSIC COLOR CONTROL SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Described herein are various technologies pertaining to presenting, and configuring, digital objects on a display device for application with a visual music presentation. An interactive screen can be presented on a touchscreen of a display device, wherein a visual musician can interact with one or more components and/or features comprising the screen to control presentation of the digital objects. A portion of the screen can be configured to initially present a continuous hue spectrum, which can subsequently be replaced with a discrete hue spectrum. Further, a spectrum comprising naturally visible hues can be modified such that a plurality of hues in the spectrum are positioned equally across the spectrum, and further, brightness of respective hues can be modified to enable presentment of a visually appealing visual music presentation.



DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display control apparatus includes: a plurality of acquiring units; a determining unit configured to determine, as a display target, image data acquired by at least one of the acquiring units on the basis of an acquisition result of the plurality of acquiring units; and a setting unit configured to set a first display mode in a case where two or more image data are determined as the display targets, and to set a second display mode in a case where one image data is determined as the display target, wherein in a case where formats of a plurality of acquired image data are not the same, the determining unit determines one format based on the formats of the plurality of image data, and determines one or more image data having the determined one format as the display target.



METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EXECUTING GRAPHICS PIPELINE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A method of executing a graphics pipeline includes calculating, while executing the graphics pipeline on a current frame, a resource for processing properties of an object included in a following frame, determining, based on a result of the calculating, whether to perform a pre-process for the object included in the following frame, performing the pre-processing, when the pre-process is determined to be performed, comprising transforming the properties of the object that are to be processed in a graphics pipeline for the following frame, and executing, when the pre-process is to be performed, the graphics pipeline for the following frame by using the transformed properties of the object.



VISUALIZATION, SHARING AND ANALYSIS OF LARGE DATA SETS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods for visualization, sharing and analysis of large data sets are described. Systems and methods may include receiving an input data set, wherein the input data set includes data that can be classified in classification dimensions wherein a first classification dimension is a linear ordering of data entries and a second classification dimension represents analysis criteria, traits of the data entries, or aspects of the data entries; obtaining an unabridged data table listing results for each combination of coordinates in the first classification dimension and the second classification dimension; and displaying contents of the unabridged data table as a visual array wherein two axes correspond to the coordinates and a third axis corresponds to a third classification dimension, wherein the third classification dimension represents an actual value of the respective data point for the coordinates. Methods may also assess the visual array, such as by identifying one or more regions of high density of signals.



INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND NON-TRANSITORY RECORDING MEDIUM STORING INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An information processing method includes: acquiring, by a computer, three-dimensional data in which a value that varies based on an elapsed time from a start of a simulation is arranged; acquiring a value of a cross section of the three-dimensional data at each of the elapsed time; arranging the values of the cross section in chronological order in three-dimensional spacetime; and displaying arranged values as a three-dimensional image.



BI-STABLE DISPLAY BASED OFF-SCREEN KEYBOARD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display based keyboard is described herein. The display based keyboard includes a bi-stable segmented-based display, a master controller, and a display driver. The bi-stable segmented-based display may include a front barrier layer, a top plane layer, a display technology specific layer, a back plane layer, and a rear barrier layer.



Automated Color Selection Method And Apparatus

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems and methods are provided and include a web server configured to provide data to a terminal for generating a first, second, and third web page display screens within a web browser. The first web page display enables selection of a particular color family. The second web page display screen is generated in response to the selection and has an enlarged display of the particular color family. The enlarged display includes color chips associated with the particular color family and enables selection of a particular color chip. The third web page display screen is generated in response to the selection of the particular color chip and has an enlarged display of the particular color chip. A thumbnail navigation frame displays color families, a link enabling return to the first web page display screen, and a color name and/or a color number associated with the particular color chip.



SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS FOR INTERACTING WITH CONTENT DISPLAYED ON HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAYS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Systems, devices, and methods that enable sophisticated and inconspicuous interactions with content displayed on a head-mounted display are described. A head-mounted display includes an eye-tracker and the user also carries/wears a wireless portable interface device elsewhere on their body, such as a ring. The wireless nature of the portable interface device enables a small and unobtrusive form factor. The portable interface device includes an actuator that, when activated by the user, causes the portable interface device to wirelessly transmit a signal (e.g., a radio frequency signal or a sonic signal). A selection operation performed by the user is defined as the user activating the actuator of the portable interface device while the user is substantially concurrently gazing at a displayed object (as detected by the eye-tracker). In response to the selection operation, the head-mounted display displays a visual effect to the user.



VIRTUAL KEYBOARD SYSTEM AND TYPING METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A virtual keyboard system and typing method are provided. The virtual keyboard system includes a projector configured for projecting a key area having keys onto a projection plane, a storage device configured for storing a key value mapping table, a typed position coordinate obtaining device configured for obtaining coordinates of a typed position of the key area, and a key value obtaining device configured for obtaining key values corresponding to the coordinates of the typed position from the key value mapping table. The key values are outputted when a projected virtual key area is touched by a user.



MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE INTERACTIVE PROJECTION EFFECT SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Various embodiments herein include systems, methods, and software for an mobile entertainment projection device. In addition to projecting entertainment content, the projection device includes a camera for capturing user motion and a graphical display that is arranged to be altered in response to detection of user motion as captured by the camera. Two or more systems may also be used to display a continuous image, such as in projecting streaming video.



DISPLAY APPARATUS, PROJECTOR, AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display apparatus includes a first detection section detects the position of a first indicator on the image. A second detection section detects the position of a second indicator on the image. A storage section includes a first storage region corresponding to the first indicator and a second storage region corresponding to the second indicator. The first storage control section stores a first virtual object relating to the first indicator in the first storage region. The second storage control section stores a second virtual object relating to the second indicator in the second storage region. A first pasting section pastes the first virtual object stored in the first storage region to the image according to an operation of the first indicator. A second pasting section pastes the second virtual object stored in the second storage region to the image according to an operation of the second indicator.



MULTIPOINT TOUCH SURFACE CONTROLLER

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A multipoint touch surface controller is disclosed herein. The controller includes an integrated circuit including output circuitry for driving a capacitive multi-touch sensor and input circuitry for reading the sensor. Also disclosed herein are various noise rejection and dynamic range enhancement techniques that permit the controller to be used with various sensors in various conditions without reconfiguring hardware.



CHANGING THE DETECTION RANGE OF A TOUCH SENSOR

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

In one embodiment, a controller includes a storage unit and a processor unit. The processor unit is coupled to the storage unit and configured to receive a signal associated with an operation of a device that includes a touch sensor. The touch sensor includes a first plurality of electrodes oriented in a first direction in a first portion of the touch sensor, a second plurality of electrodes oriented in the first direction in a second portion of the touch sensor, and a third plurality of electrodes intersecting the first and second plurality of electrodes. The processor unit is further configured to determine, in response to the signal, that a detection mode of the touch sensor is to be changed and in response to the determination, couple the second plurality of electrodes to a fixed voltage source to decrease a detection range in the second portion of the touch sensor.



IN-CELL TOUCH DISPLAY PANEL AND TOUCH DISPLAY SYSTEM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An in-cell touch display panel includes a display area. The display area includes a plurality of touch zones arranged in an array, one or more touch scanning lines corresponding to a respective row of the touch zones, and touch reading lines that have a one-to-one correspondence with the touch zones. Each of the touch zones includes at least one touch module, each touch module includes a photosensitive unit and a touch reading unit, an output end of the photosensitive unit is connected to an input end of the touch reading unit, a control end of the touch reading unit is connected to a corresponding touch scanning line, and an output end of the touch reading unit is connected to a corresponding touch reading line.



TOUCH DEVICE WITH SUPPRESSION BAND

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Examples disclosed herein relate to the identification and suppression of inadvertent touches on a touch device, such as a touchpad or a touch screen. A suppression region is monitored on the touch device, and received touches are classified as intended or inadvertent based on the touches inside or outside of the suppression region. The suppression region is continually monitored, even while touches determined to be intended are being captured. Inadvertent touches are suppressed, and intended touches are allowed to be displayed or otherwise processed.



DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display device includes a display panel, a touch panel control unit, a plurality of scanning electrodes formed on the display panel, a plurality of detection electrodes formed on the display panel so as to intersect with the plurality of scanning electrodes, a drive signal supply unit for inputting a drive signal to each of the scanning electrodes, and a detection unit for detecting a detection signal from each of the detection electrodes. The touch panel control unit supplies the driving signal to each of the scanning electrodes from the drive signal supply unit to enable detection of a touch position of a detection object based on the detection signal detected, and supplies the driving signal to all of the scanning electrodes collectively from the drive signal supply unit to enable detection of approach of the detection object to the touch panel based on the detection signal detected.



DISPLAY DEVICE WITH TOUCH DETECTION FUNCTION

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display device including a display section having a plurality of pixel electrodes; and a plurality of drive electrodes extending in a first direction and arranged side-by-side in a second direction. Each of the drive electrodes has a width in the second direction corresponding to a size of the two or more pixel electrodes, and has one or more slits extending in the first direction.



DISPLAY PANEL AND DRIVE METHOD THEREOF AS WELL AS DISPLAY APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display panel is disclosed. The display panel can include: a first substrate; a second substrate, arranged opposite to the first substrate; a first pressure-sensitive detection electrode, arranged on the first substrate and positioned proximal to one side of the second substrate; a second pressure-sensitive detection electrode, arranged on the second substrate and positioned proximal to one side of the first substrate, and a third pressure-sensitive detection element, positioned at one side of the first substrate distant from the second substrate and arranged at intervals from the first substrate. A first capacitance is formed between the second pressure-sensitive detection electrode and the first pressure-sensitive detection electrode. A second capacitance is formed between the third pressure-sensitive detection element and the first pressure-sensitive detection electrode. When the display panel is pressed, a magnitude of pressure is determined by detecting a variation of the first capacitance and a variation of the second capacitance.



Pressure-Based Input Method For User Devices

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Concepts and technologies disclosed herein are directed to a pressure-based input method for user devices. According to one aspect disclosed herein, a user device can receive an output from a pressure sensor. The output can include parameters associated with a pressure applied to the pressure sensor by a user. The user device can analyze the output to determine a command to be executed by the user device. The user device can execute the command.



SIMULTANEOUS SENSING ARRANGEMENT

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Multi-touch touch-sensing devices and methods are described herein. The touch sensing devices can include multiple sense points, each located at a crossing of a drive line and a sense line. In some embodiments, multiple drive lines may be simultaneously or nearly simultaneously stimulated with drive signals having unique characteristics, such as phase or frequency. A sense signal can occur on each sense line that can be related to the drive signals by an amount of touch present at sense points corresponding to the stimulated drive lines and the sense line. By using processing techniques based on the unique drive signals, an amount of touch corresponding to each sense point can be extracted from the sense signal. The touch sensing methods and devices can be incorporated into interfaces for a variety of electronic devices such as a desktop, tablet, notebook, and handheld computers, personal digital assistants, media players, and mobile telephones.



TOUCH CONTROL DISPLAY PANEL AND TOUCH CONTROL DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A touch control display panel and a touch control display device are provided. The touch control display panel comprises a plurality of first and second touch control sensing electrodes; a plurality of first and second touch control sensing signal lines; and a first integrated circuit. The first integrated circuit has a longer distance to the first touch control sensing electrode than to the second touch control sensing electrode. R1 and R2 satisfy a predetermined relationship, such that touch control sensing signals respectively outputted by the first touch control sensing signal line and the second touch control sensing signal line exhibit substantially same signal delay time. R1 is a total resistance of the first touch control sensing electrode and the electrically connected first touch control sensing signal line, and R2 is a total resistance of the second touch control sensing electrode and the electrically connected second touch control sensing signal line.



DISPLAY UNIT

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A display unit has a flexible display section, a detection section for detecting a deflection amount and a deflection direction of the display section, a determination section for determining a visible portion and a non-visible portion of the display section based on the deflection amount and the deflection direction, and a control section for controlling display contents of the display section. The control section either prevents an image display on the non-visible portion or displays one of a fixed image or a pre-set moving image on the non-visible portion. The display unit also includes a displacement sensor located in the same region as the display section.



DEVICE AND METHOD FOR STARTING MOBILE TERMINAL APPLICATION AND MOBILE TERMINAL

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure relates to a device and method for starting a mobile terminal application and a mobile terminal to provide a solution for optimization of the speed of starting APPs installed on a mobile terminal. The method comprises: detecting a floating touch event for an application through a touch screen; loading resources of the application saved in a storage into a memory upon detection of the floating touch event for the application; starting the application based on the resources of the application loaded into the memory when a click event for the application is detected through the touch screen; otherwise, releasing the resources of the application in the memory.



POSITION INDICATOR, POSITION DETECTING DEVICE, AND INPUT CONTROL METHOD OF POSITION DETECTING DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A position detecting device includes two different types of sensors. A position indicator includes resonant circuits that enable detection of the position indicator by a first sensor both when a first end of a chassis of the position indicator is oriented toward the position detecting device and when a second end of the chassis is oriented toward the position detecting device. The position indicator also includes a conductive cap that is provided at the second end of the chassis and that enables detection of the position indicator by a second sensor when the second end is brought close to the position detecting device. A control circuit included in the position detecting device changes processing according to when the control circuit is receiving only one of an output signal from a detection circuit coupled to the first sensor and an output signal from a detection circuit coupled to the second sensor and when the control circuit is receiving the output signals from both detection circuits.



MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, METHOD OF CONTROLLING MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A mobile electronic device comprises a display, an operation detector, and a processor. The operation detector is capable of detecting a first touch operation and a second touch operation on the display performed by a part of a human body. The processor is configured to execute a control process responsive to the first touch operation and the second touch operation. The part of the human body performing the second touch operation is located in a position farther from the display than a position of the part of the human body performing the first touch operation. The processor is configured to execute the control process while handling the first touch operation and the second touch operation performed continuously as a single touch operation, depending on a time lag between the first touch operation and the second touch operation.



MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, METHOD OF CONTROLLING MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A mobile electronic device comprises a display, an operation detector, and a processor. The operation detector is capable of detecting a first touch operation and a second touch operation on the display performed by a part of a human body. The processor is configured to execute a control process responsive to the first touch operation and the second touch operation. The part of the human body performing the second touch operation is located in a position farther from the display than a position of the part of the human body performing the first touch operation. The processor is configured to set a second mode of not detecting the second touch operation as a detection mode when the first touch operation is detected while a first mode of detecting the first touch operation and the second touch operation is set as the detection mode.



Flexible Display Device and Driving Method Thereof

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A flexible display device and driving method thereof are disclosed. The flexible display device includes: a first substrate and at least one bending status sensing module, the bending status sensing module includes: a driving unit for generating and outputting a driving signal; a sensing section connected with the driving unit and disposed on the first substrate, which is bent as the flexible display device is bent to sense the bending status of the flexible display device under the driving of the driving signal and generate a sensing signal; an analyzing unit connected with the sensing section and configured for obtaining the bending status information of the flexible display device according to the sensing signal to enable the flexible display device to perform an operation corresponding to the obtained bending status information.



ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING INPUT MADE BY EXTERNAL DEVICE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An electronic device includes a display including a touch panel for detecting at least one input and a short range communication circuit configured to communicate with an electronic pen for making a pen input to the touch panel. The electronic device also includes a processor that is electrically connected to the touch panel and the short range communication circuit. The processor is configured to obtain information on the pen input through the short range communication circuit and if a difference between a obtainment time of an input to the touch panel and a detection time of information on the pen input corresponds to a time range, the processor determines the input to the touch panel as the pen input.



INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, AND SWITCHING DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An information processing device includes a touchscreen that includes a first surface that outputs images and detects an input to the first surface, a sensor that detects whether a switching device is mounted an the touchscreen, and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to control a display state of the touchscreen based on a detection result of the sensor so that the touchscreen outputs in a first display mode when the switching device is not mounted on the touchscreen, and the touchscreen outputs in a second display mode when the switching device is mounted on the touchscreen.



TOUCH PAD AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS USING THE SAME, AND METHOD OF PRODUCING TOUCH PAD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A touch pad is provided. The touch pad includes a transparent piezoelectric film layer configured to generate an electrical signal varying according to a touch pressure, and an electrode layer including a plurality of transparent electrodes disposed in a plurality of areas of the transparent piezoelectric film layer and configured to sense a voltage of the electrical signal generated from the plurality of areas.



ADVISORY TIME KEEPING DEVICE AND METHOD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

In some embodiments, an advisory time keeping device may include a housing having a controller, a control input, a display output, and a tilt sensor. The controller may include a timer module and a memory. The control input may be operable to enter time data and advisory data into the memory. A display output may be coupled to the housing which may be operable for displaying data from the timer circuit and memory. The tilt sensor may be in communication with the controller, and the tilt sensor may be operable to detect changes in the orientation of the housing. The controller may be operable to cause the display output to display advisory data in response to changes in the orientation of the housing which may be detected by the tilt sensor.



TOUCH INPUT SENSING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A touch input sensing apparatus includes a driver configured to output a signal to sensing electrodes, a sensor configured to sense a touch input from the sensing electrodes, and a reference signal generator configured to output a first clock signal to the driver and output a second clock signal to the sensor. The second clock signal frequency is k times greater than a frequency of the first clock signal. The reference signal generator is configured to synchronize the first clock signal with the second clock signal to delay a phase of the second clock signal is delayed from the first clock signal between 0 degrees and 180/k degrees, wherein k is a constant greater than 1.



MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed is a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal includes at least one display unit disposed on a front surface and lateral surface of a terminal body, and a controller for, upon receiving a preset touch input through a first display region disposed on the front surface of the terminal body in a sleep mode, enabling a predetermined second display region according to a position of the received touch input and controlling the display unit to display a preset operation image on the enabled second display region.



ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An array substrate and a display apparatus are provided. The array substrate includes a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area, wherein the non-display area includes a frame sealing adhesive area, a plurality of touch leads and a plurality of touch signal output terminals. The plurality of touch signal output terminals are electrically connected with the plurality of touch leads, respectively, and the plurality of touch signal output terminals input a touch signal to the display area via the touch lead. A minimum distance between two adjacent touch leads in the frame sealing adhesive area is greater than a minimum distance between two adjacent touch signal output terminals correspondingly connected to said two adjacent touch leads.



DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

According to one embodiment, a lateral-electric-field liquid crystal display device includes a light-emitting display layer including OLEDs and a driving circuit controlling light emission of the OLEDs, a moisture impermeable film provided to be laminated on the light-emitting display layer to prevent infiltration of moisture into the light-emitting display layer, an optical substrate provided separately from the moisture impermeable film and subjecting light from the light-emitting display region to optical processing, a first touch electrode group serving as one electrode group of touch electrodes and provided on a back surface of the optical substrate, and an extraction electrode group formed to be laminated on the moisture impermeable film, the extraction electrode group and the optical substrate have an overlapping part in plan view, and electrodes of the first touch electrode group being electrically connected to electrodes of the extraction electrode group in the overlapping part.



DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

According to one embodiment, a lateral-electric-field liquid crystal display device includes a light-emitting display layer including OLEDs and a driving circuit controlling light emission of the OLEDs, a moisture impermeable film provided to be laminated on the light-emitting display layer to prevent infiltration of moisture into the light-emitting display layer, an optical substrate provided separately from the moisture impermeable film and subjecting light from the light-emitting display region to optical processing, a first touch electrode group serving as one electrode group of touch electrodes and provided on a back surface of the optical substrate, and an extraction electrode group formed to be laminated on the moisture impermeable film, the extraction electrode group and the optical substrate have an overlapping part in plan view, and electrodes of the first touch electrode group being electrically connected to electrodes of the extraction electrode group in the overlapping part.



ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

An organic light emitting display device includes a substrate including a light-emitting region and a reflection region, a plurality of sensing patterns disposed in the light-emitting region and the reflection region, and including a material having a first reflectivity, and a reflection pattern disposed in the reflection region, and including a material having a second reflectivity, and overlapping the plurality of sensing patterns.



TOUCH SENSITIVE DEVICE FIOR MOBILE APPARATUS

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A touch sensitive device for a mobile apparatus, the device having a length in a direction of a first axis and a width in a direction of a second axis, wherein the length is greater than or equal to the width, the device comprising a substrate comprising sapphire with a first refractive index value, the sapphire comprising sapphire crystallographic structure having a plurality of crystal planes, wherein a first crystal plane axis is configured to be perpendicular to the first and the second axis; a first transparent electrode pattern layer with a second refractive index value configured to form a plurality of touch sensing elements parallel to the first axis; a second transparent electrode pattern layer with a third refractive index value configured to form a plurality of touch sensing elements parallel to the second axis, wherein the first transparent electrode pattern layer and the second transparent electrode pattern layer configured to provide touch information using capacitive coupling; and an index matching layer arranged between the substrate and at least one the transparent electrode pattern layers configured to match the first refractive index value and at least one of the second refractive index value and the third refractive index value; wherein at least one of the transparent electrode pattern layers being integral to the substrate.



TOUCH SCREEN, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY DEVICE

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention has disclosed a touch screen, comprising: a substrate; at least one first electrode formed on the substrate; at least one second electrode formed on the substrate, the first electrode and the second electrode having different extending directions, and there being an intersecting area between a vertical projection of the first electrode on the substrate and a vertical projection of the second electrode on the substrate; and a first protection layer formed at least at the intersecting area between the first electrode and the second electrode; wherein, the substrate is provided with a groove at the intersecting area between the first electrode and the second electrode so as to at least receive therein a portion of the first electrode located within the intersecting area. The present invention has also disclosed a display device and a method for manufacturing the touch screen. The present invention is provided to prevent two electrodes in two different layers from electrically contacting with each other and to ensure the yield of the touch screen to some extent.



TOUCH SCREEN PANEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A touch screen panel including a touch electrode disposed on a base substrate, the touch electrode including a plurality of mesh patterns formed by crossing of metal wirings. The mesh patterns include a main electrode pattern and a buffer pattern overlapping the main electrode pattern, the buffer pattern having a thickness greater than 20% of a thickness of the main electrode pattern and less than 30% of a thickness of the main electrode pattern.



Redundant Resistive Touch Panel

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A resistive touch panel is placed above an electronic display and the assembly is housed in a sealed gasket. The resistive touch panel has at least two adjoining, seamless grid sections, each in communication with an input/output device. The resistive touch panel comprised of electronic circuits configured to minimize electromagnetic interference. The grid sections are surrounded by a series of receivers. The electronic display comprised of multiple layers configured to provide visibility in bright ambient conditions.



INPUT DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING IT

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

First electrode layers are formed from an ITO layer on one surface of a substrate formed from a PET film. The surfaces of the first electrode layers are covered with an insulating layer formed from a dry film resist or the like. Second electrode layers are formed on the surface of the insulating layer in a printing process. The second electrode layer is formed from conductive nanowires or conductive nanotubes. After that, first wiring layers brought into conduction with the first wiring layers and second wiring layers brought into conduction with the second electrode layers are formed.



TOUCH PANEL

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A touch panel that includes a plate member which includes a first principal surface and a second principal surface opposing each other, and is constructed so as to be distorted in response to a force applied to the first principal surface; a main functional unit having piezoelectric voltage detection electrodes disposed on opposed sides of a piezoelectric film and which detect a piezoelectric voltage corresponding to a distortion amount of the piezoelectric film; and an adhesive layer which adheres the plate member and the main functional unit, the adhesive layer being divided into a plurality of areas, and at least two areas have different moduli.



TOUCH SCREEN PANEL

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed herein is a touch screen panel detecting a capacitive touch input applied by a finger or a touch input means having conductivity like the finger. According to the present invention, the touch screen panel includes: a touch pad forming touch electrostatic capacity (Ct) between the touch pad and the touch input means; and a sensor signal line connecting the touch pad and a touch integrated circuit (IC) to transmit a Ct signal changed on the touch pad to the touch IC, wherein when a resistance value varying with a distance between the touch pad and the touch IC is lower than or equal to a set value, the sensor signal line forms a resistance compensation pattern compensating for the resistance value.



OPTICAL-CAPACITIVE SENSOR PANEL DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

The present disclosure provides an optical-capacitive sensor panel device. In one aspect, the panel device includes a a transparent substrate having a first surface; an optical sensor array formed on the first surface of the transparent substrate, the optical sensor array including a plurality of photosensitive pixels spaced apart from each other and arranged on the first surface to form a lattice structure; a plurality of row electrodes formed on the optical sensor array and electrically coupled to a first group of the photosensitive pixels; a plurality of column electrodes formed on the optical sensor array crossing the row electrodes and electrically coupled to a second group of the photosensitive pixels; and an insulating layer formed between the row electrodes and the column electrodes.



HEAD MOUNTED DISPLAY DEVICE AND FABRICATING METHOD THEREOF

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A head mounted display device includes: display part disposed to correspond to two eyes of a user, and including wires and one or more pixels connected to the wires; and a sensor disposed around the display part and configured to sense a touch of the user. The sensor includes sensing electrodes, and at least one of the sensing electrodes is provided on the same layer as a portion of the display part.



TOUCH WINDOW

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A touch window according to an embodiment includes a substrate; a sensing electrode disposed on the substrate; and a wire electrode disposed on the substrate, wherein the at least one of the sensing electrode and the wire electrode is arranged in a form of a mesh.



Redundant Projected Capacitive Touch Panel

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

A projected capacitive touch panel is placed above an electronic display and the assembly is housed in a sealed gasket. The touch panel has at least two touch sensors and at least two receivers per touch sensor, each in communication with an input/output device and in communication with a series of receivers. The touch panel comprised of electronic circuits configured to minimize electromagnetic interference. The electronic display comprised of multiple layers configured to provide visibility in bright ambient conditions.



ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH TOUCH SCREEN, PEN FOR TOUCH SCREEN AND PEN RETENTION METHOD

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a case, pen, and antenna. The case includes an input surface and a peripheral edge having an engagement aperture opened in a direction along the input surface. The pen is used for an input operation with respect to the input surface. The pen includes an insertion piece which is made of synthetic resin and is attachably and detachably engaged in the engagement aperture while the pen is arranged against to the peripheral edge. The antenna is disposed inside the peripheral edge to be adjacent to the insertion piece in a distance which is less than the size of the insertion piece in a transverse direction of the input surface.