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345 - Computer graphics processing and selective visual display systems

345418000 - COMPUTER GRAPHICS PROCESSING

345619000 - Graphic manipulation (object processing or display attributes)

345629000 - Merge or overlay

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
345635000 Non-overlapping 28
345636000 Character and graphics 26
345641000 Fixed overlay pattern 20
345638000 Insertion of bitmapped moving picture 9
345639000 Weighted 5
20090213142Coding system and method for a bit-plane - A coding system and method for a bit-plane is disclosed. A bit-plane is decomposed or segmented into at least a background area and a foreground area. A number of encoders are provided for efficiently encoding the background area and the foreground area respectively. Accordingly, the performance of compression is substantially improved by this data or texture segmentation.08-27-2009
20080246777Method and apparatus for background replacement in still photographs - A first digital image is acquired of a framed area while illuminating the background and foreground object under a first lighting condition. A second digital image is then acquired of the same framed area while illuminating the background and foreground object under a second lighting condition. Preferably, the first lighting condition illuminates the background without illuminating the foreground object so that a silhouette of the foreground object is acquired in the first image. The second lighting condition illuminates the foreground object (e.g., with frontal lights). Due to the difference in the illumination between the background and silhouette in the first image, an alpha mask can be created from the first acquired image. Using the mask, the background from the second image can be removed and replaced by virtually any other desired background image.10-09-2008
20120092375IN-BETWEENING INTERACTIVE STATES - Automatically creating a series of intermediate states may include receiving a start state and an end state of a reactive system, identifying one or more components of the start state and the end state and determining one or more events associated with the one or more components. One or more intermediate states between the start state and the end state, and one or more transitions from and to the one or more intermediate states are created using the one or more components of the start state and the end state and the one or more events associated with the one or more components. The one or more intermediate states and the one or more transitions form one or more time-based paths from the start state to the end state occurring in response to applying the one or more events to the associated one or more components.04-19-2012
20110063325METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DISPLAYING AN OVERLAY ON A DEVICE DISPLAY SCREEN - Disclosed herein is a camera unit configured to capture an image, and a microprocessor configured to control a display to display the image and an overlay substantially simultaneously. In one broad aspect, at least one of the level of transparency, the brightness level, or the color value of the overlay is determined based on at least one of a representative brightness level or a representative color value associated with the image being displayed.03-17-2011
20090066726COMPOSITE IMAGE-GENERATING DEVICE AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM FOR CAUSING COMPUTER TO FUNCTION AS COMPOSITE IMAGE-GENERATING DEVICE - A composite image-generating device includes: a geometric transformation table that assigns coordinates corresponding to positions of pixels of an output image on an input image received from a capturing section; and an output image-generating section that generates the output image by superimposing an overlay image based on overlay data associated with the positions of the pixels of the output image in the geometric transformation table on an image obtained by geometrically transforming the input image according to the geometric transformation table.03-12-2009
345637000 Priority based 5
20110169863TRANSMISSION TERMINAL, DISPLAY APPARATUS, IMAGE DISPLAY TRANSMISSION SYSTEM PROVIDED WITH THE TRANSMISSION TERMINAL AND THE DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND DATA TRANSFER METHOD IMPLEMENTED IN THE SYSTEM - The present invention is for quickly performing image display in an image display system comprising a transmission terminal including an image accumulation section accumulating multiple image data the display order of which is specified, and a display apparatus connected to the transmission terminal via a network and including a cache data accumulation section accumulating multiple image data sent from the data transmission terminal and a display device displaying images of the image data accumulated in the cache data accumulation section. There are provided: a storage section accumulating a forward direction feeding mode, indicating the display order that is to be executed, and a backward direction feeding mode, indicating the display order that is to be executed is the reverse, in accordance with which the display order of the multiple image data is applied, and a control rule for each mode; and a data control section referring to contents accumulated in the data cache data accumulation section and the mode and the control rule accumulated in the data storage section to perform control so that image data at display order positions lower than the image data of a particular image currently displayed on the data display device are accumulated in the data cache data accumulation section.07-14-2011
20120169771INFORMATION PRESENTING SYSTEM, INFORMATION PRESENTING METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - An information presenting apparatus includes: a display unit capable of displaying one or more contents; a content storing unit that stores plural contents to be displayed and priority information indicating a priority rank for displaying in a manner that each of the contents and the priority information are associated with each other; a display controlling unit that reads out contents from the content storing unit and displays the contents on the display unit in decreasing order of the priority rank on the basis of the priority information; a selecting unit that selects one or more contents of the contents displayed on the display unit; and a priority information changing unit that changes the priority information associated with a not-selected content group formed by the contents that had been displayed but not selected to lower the priority rank indicated by the priority information.07-05-2012
20110175931MAP INFORMATION PROCESSOR AND DATA STRUCTURE OF MAP INFORMATION - A map information processor includes a map information storage unit 07-21-2011
20120026193DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING IMAGE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, PROGRAM AND STORAGE MEDIUM - A display control apparatus that allows a user to easily find a desired image on a multi-display screen in a short time. Attribute information of images stored in a storage medium is read out. The images stored in the storage medium is classified into a plurality of groups on the basis of the read attribute information and arranged for each group on a multi-display screen which is controlled to be displayed on a display device. Display processing is controlled so that, when the multi-display screen is displayed, an image having the highest priority of the display processing in a first group having the highest priority of the display processing of the groups is displayed first, and then display processing of an image having the highest priority of the display processing in a second group of the groups, which has the second highest priority of the display processing, is next performed before an image having the second highest priority of the display processing in the first group is displayed.02-02-2012
20110242135IMAGE DATA PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE DATA PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - There is provided an image data processing device including a display control unit for controlling display of an image on a display device, a decoding priority setting unit for setting a decoding priority in each of image data of a plurality of images that may be displayed on a display screen of the display device by the display control unit, a decoding unit for performing a decoding process on each image data according to the decoding priority set by the decoding priority setting unit, and a storage unit for storing each decoded image data subjected to the decoding process by the decoding unit.10-06-2011
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20120162259SOUND INFORMATION DISPLAY DEVICE, SOUND INFORMATION DISPLAY METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A sound information display device including: a plurality of sound collecting units; an information obtaining unit that obtains positional information and sound information of a sound source based on collected sound information of the plurality of sound collecting units; a display data generation unit that generates display data for displaying sound information that is obtained by the information obtaining unit overlaid on a visual image at a position that corresponds to positional information that is obtained by the information obtaining unit within the visual image; and a head-mounted image display unit that displays sound information of a sound source overlaid on the visual information at a position that corresponds to the sound source within the visual image based on display data that is generated by the display data generation unit.06-28-2012
20110193880IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, IMAGE CONTROL APPARATUS, IMAGE CONTROL METHOD, AND OPTICAL SHUTTER - An image display system includes: display unit (08-11-2011
20110193879ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND A METHOD FOR PROVIDING A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE (GUI) FOR BROADCAST INFORMATION - An electronic device and a method for providing a Graphical User Interface (GUI) are disclosed. The electronic device includes a formatter configured to output a first signal for displaying an image data of a first broadcast content to a display, a controller configured to detect a first request for providing broadcast information, form a first set of pixel data for displaying a GUI providing the broadcast information in response to detecting the first request, and form a second set of pixel data and a third set of pixel data using the first set of pixel data, and a mixer configured to mix the image data with the second set of pixel data and the third set of pixel data.08-11-2011
20130076792IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM - An apparatus includes an object adjustment unit and a synthesis unit. The object adjustment unit is configured to modify an image of an object based on parameters of an image of a face to create a modified image of the object. The synthesis unit is configured to synthesize the image of the face with the modified image of the object.03-28-2013
20100073404HAND IMAGE FEEDBACK METHOD AND SYSTEM - An image generation method and system. The method includes receiving by a computing apparatus from a video recording device attached to a backside of a video monitor connected to the computing apparatus, a video data stream comprising a first video image of an input device connected to the computing apparatus and a second video image of a users hands enabling switches on the input device. An input device image associated with the input device is displayed. The computing apparatus super-imposes and displays a hand image associated with the user's hands over the input device image. The computing apparatus adjusts a brightness of the hand image such that the input device image is visible through the hand image.03-25-2010
20130083068Synchronized Image Browsing - Image viewing systems, such as clinical medical image viewing systems, can be equipped for image browsing. Such systems may benefit from synchronized image browsing. A method can include displaying a plurality of related images at a same time. The method can also include synchronizing the related images with respect to an operation performed on one of the images. Likewise, an apparatus can include a user interface configured to display a plurality of related images at a same time. The apparatus also includes a synchronizer configured to synchronize the related images with respect to an operation performed on one of the images.04-04-2013
20130083069METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INTERACTIVELY DISPLAYING ELECTRONIC FILE IMAGES - A method and apparatus are provided for displaying electronic files. Electronic file images are displayed in at least one divided exhibition region. It is determined whether a plurality of electronic file images is selected from the electronic file images based on a selection input. A display change input is received for changing a display of the plurality of electronic file images when the plurality of electronic file images is selected from the electronic file images. A display of the plurality of electronic file images is changed according to the display change input.04-04-2013
20120182314INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND PROGRAM - To provide an information processing device, an information processing method, an information storage medium, and a program capable of providing information and executing a processing according to a situation in which content is used. A channel data obtaining unit obtains content-corresponding images corresponding to a plurality of respective contents. An index screen image producing and outputting unit outputs a screen image showing a picture in which the respective content-corresponding images are placed according to a rule determined based on data that is updated upon use of the respective contents. An index-object-related processing executing unit executes, upon receipt of selection of the content-corresponding image, a processing that corresponds to a content-corresponding image selected and is based on data that is updated upon use of a content corresponding to the content-corresponding image.07-19-2012
20130050263Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Managing and Interacting with Concurrently Open Software Applications - While in a first mode, a first electronic device displays on a touch-sensitive display a first application view that corresponds to a first application. In response to detecting a first input, the electronic device enters a second mode, and concurrently displays in a first predefined area an initial group of application icons with at least a portion of the first application view adjacent to the first predefined area. While in the second mode, in response to detecting a first touch gesture on an application icon that corresponds to a second application, the electronic device displays a popup view corresponding to a full-screen-width view of the second application on a second electronic device. In response to detecting one or more second touch gestures within the popup view, the electronic device performs an action in the second application that updates a state of the second application.02-28-2013
20120229511ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING OBJECT - An electronic apparatus includes: a pointer configured to allow specifying a first object from a plurality of objects displayed on a display screen; and an overlapping object display module configured to detect a second object overlapping with the first object when the first object is specified by the pointer and display the second object on the display screen in a mode in which the second object is allowed to be specified.09-13-2012
20120113146METHODS, APPARATUS AND ARTICLES OF MANUFACTURE TO COMBINE SEGMENTATIONS OF MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC IMAGES - Example methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture to combine segmentations of medical diagnostic images are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes presenting a user interface displaying a first segmentation of a first diagnostic image together with a second segmentation of a second diagnostic image, identifying one or more regions defined by one or more logical combinations of the first and second segmentations, receiving from a user a selection of a first of the regions, and emphasizing the first region in the user interface.05-10-2012
20120236032SYSTEM FOR SYNCHRONOUSLY VISUALIZING A REPRESENTATION OF FIRST AND SECOND INPUT DATA - A system for synchronous visualization of a representation of first input data and second input data in real time on single display unit is disclosed. The system comprises a control unit for receiving said first and second input data, said control unit being arranged for displaying a synchronous representation of said first and second input data on said display unit. A method for operating the system is also disclosed.09-20-2012
20130162678Progressive refinement of an edited image using secondary high resolution image processing - The present disclosure includes systems and techniques relating to processing of high resolution images, such as digital painting on high resolution images. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in a method that includes receiving input defining a modification to a target image; determining, at a first processor, a low resolution proxy result of the modification applied to the target image; determining, at a second processor, a higher resolution result of the modification applied to the target image; displaying the low resolution proxy result before completion of the determining at the second processor; and updating the displayed low resolution proxy result with the higher resolution result. Other embodiments of this aspect include corresponding systems, apparatus, and computer program products.06-27-2013
20130162679APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR EMBODYING OVERLAY IMAGES USING MRLC - Disclosed herein are an apparatus and a method for embodying overlay images using MRLC. The apparatus includes: a data encoder receiving static overlay images, warning overlay images, and continuous dynamic overlay images to perform RLC on each image and padding dummy data to perform MRLC on the padded dummy data and encode the padded dummy data; an address generator generating address indices; a memory the encoded MRLC data; a data decoder accessing the MRLC data of each overlay image; and a microcontroller calculating each RLC data size to obtain the maximum RLC data size and transmit the maximum RLC data size to the data encoder and reading the stored MRLC data and display each overlay image decoded. By this configuration, the low-price microcontroller can maximize the storage efficiency of the memory and implement the fast and easy access, thereby implementing the effective overlay and saving costs.06-27-2013
20130162680Systems and Methods for Cloud Processing and Overlaying of Content on Streaming Video Frames of Remotely Processed Applications - A first application executes on one or more computing systems to generate a series of original frame pixel data sets for rendering of graphical images associated with the first application execution. A second application executes on one or more computing systems to detect one or more key graphical images present in the series of original frame pixel data sets. Upon detection of the one or more key graphical images, the second application directs replacement of a portion of pixel data in the series of original frame pixel data sets with substitute pixel data so as to generate a series of modified frame pixel data sets for encoding in lieu of the series of original frame pixel data sets.06-27-2013
20100171760METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRESENTING OVERLAY IMAGES - A method and system for displaying overlay images on top of base images on a digitally-controlled display device. If the overlay image comprises an area at which only the values of the base image are to be displayed, the area or part thereof is indicated, and pixels of the overlay image within the area are not fetched from an image source and are not mixed with the corresponding values of the pixels of the base area. Thus, multiple fetch and mixing operations are saved, which provide better resource utilization of the system, and bandwidth and processing saving.07-08-2010
20110292080PROJECTION SYSTEM - A projection apparatus includes a communication unit, an obtaining unit, a projection unit, a generator, and a controller. The communication unit communicates with an other projection apparatus. The obtaining unit obtains image data and the projection unit projects an image based on the image data obtained by the obtaining unit. The generator generates an on-screen-display (OSD) image. The controller controls the projection unit to project a projection image by superimposing the OSD image onto an image, based on the image data obtained by the obtaining unit, in a stack projection mode in which a projection image of the projection unit and a projection image of the other projection apparatus are projected to be superimposed with each other, and to transmit, to the other projection apparatus, information concerning a position at which the OSD image is superimposed.12-01-2011
20100033501Method of image manipulation to fade between two images - A process to fade between two frames of a dual frame digital TIFF image of an organ taken during an examination with a colposcope to use in computer-aided-diagnosis (CAD) systems.02-11-2010
20110216092COMBINED DEVICE-AND-ANATOMY BOOSTING - An apparatus and a method is proposed, for visualization of an object of interest together with a device being inside the object of interest. The apparatus comprises an image formation unit adapted for providing image information of the object of interest and the device, a processing unit and a display adapted for displaying the image, wherein the image is a combination of the image information of the device and the boosted image information of the object of interest. Here, the processing unit is adapted for performing the following steps: detecting and segmenting the device on the basis of image information provided by the image formation unit; wiping-out the image information of the device; detecting the object of interest on the basis of the provided image information; boosting the image information of the object of interest; re-inserting the image information of the device.09-08-2011
20110216091BIMANUAL INTERACTIONS ON DIGITAL PAPER USING A PEN AND A SPATIALLY-AWARE MOBILE PROJECTOR - One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for providing an end user with a spatially-aware projector combined with a spatially-aware digital pen for use in a design environment. Paper documents are augmented to allow a user to access additional information and computational tools through projected interfaces. Virtual ink may be managed in single and multi-user environments to enhance collaboration and data management. The spatially-aware projector pen provides end-users with dynamic visual feedback and improved interaction capabilities.09-08-2011
20100033502IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS FOR SUPERIMPOSING WINDOWS DISPLAYING VIDEO DATA HAVING DIFFERENT FRAME RATES - A method of transferring image data to a composite memory space comprises including masking data defining a reserved output area in a first memory space and containing first time-varying data having a first frame rate associated therewith. Second time-varying image data is stored in a second memory space and is associated with a second frame rate. At least part of the first image data is transferred to the composite memory space and at least part of the second image data is transferred to the composite memory. The mask data is used to provide the at least part of the second image data such that, when output, the at least part of the second image data occupies the reserved output area.02-11-2010
20110261074TOUCH PANEL TYPE INPUT APPARATUS AND POWER CONTROL METHOD OF TOUCH PANEL TYPE INPUT APPARATUS - An input apparatus includes a display part, a touch panel arranged at an upper part of a display area of the display part, and a touch panel control part. The display part displays a button image. The touch panel control part supplies power to the touch panel so that the power is supplied only to an area which is an area of the touch panel and corresponds to an area of the button image displayed on the display part.10-27-2011
20100079492IMAGE SYNTHESIS DEVICE, IMAGE SYNTHESIS METHOD, IMAGE SYNTHESIS PROGRAM, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - When composite image data including parts that were respectively in different data formats before combining, is conventionally edited, the whole composite image data is edited by using a same algorithm. The algorithm may not be an optimum algorithm for a certain part of the composite image data. In an improved structure, the format conversion unit 04-01-2010
20110169862METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISPLAYING DIGITAL MEDICAL IMAGES - A particularly simple and flexibly operable method for displaying digital medical images or series of images is specified. In accordance with at least one embodiment of the method, a display surface is generated on a screen, within which a plurality of images or series of images can be displayed. A number of surface segments are formed on the display surface, in which a group of images or series of images is shown in each instance. The number of surface segments can herewith be arbitrarily prespecified and changed by a user. A system for implementing the method includes, in at least one embodiment, a viewport manager for generating the display surface and forming any number of surface segments.07-14-2011
20090201315DIAGNOSTIC SUPPORT DEVICE AND DIAGNOSTIC SUPPORT SYSTEM - A diagnostic support device supports a diagnosis of a display state of a composite image displayed on a display device that is arranged to display a composite image obtained by combining a plurality of composite target images corresponding to pieces of information supplied from respective devices mounted on a vehicle, the plurality of composite target images being combined with reference to layout information, the diagnostic support device including a layout information obtaining section arranged to obtain the layout information, a layout information output section arranged to output to an image combining apparatus, the layout information, per composite target image, the image combining apparatus combining the plurality of composite target images, and the layout information being obtained by the layout information obtaining section.08-13-2009
20090273613Method and Apparatus for Presentation of Mosaic Theme - The present invention pertains to a method and apparatus for the display of an animated mosaic theme utilizing user images or video. In one embodiment, the method may include electing a mosaic template that includes a plurality of tile regions. The method may also include loading a source image from a memory. Furthermore, the method may include displaying a plurality of regions of the source image that correspond to the plurality of tile regions of the selected mosaic template to display a source image mosaic.11-05-2009
20090289957METHODS AND SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATION AND DISPLAYING POINTS-OF-INTEREST - A method for displaying point-of-interest coordinate locations in perspective images and for coordinate-based information transfer between perspective images on different platforms includes providing a shared reference image of a region overlapping the field of view of the perspective view. The perspective view is then correlated with the shared reference image so as to generate a mapping between the two views. This mapping is then used to derive a location of a given coordinate from the shared reference image within the perspective view and the location is indicated in the context of the perspective view on a display.11-26-2009
20100141679System to Compose Pictorial/Video Image Contents With a Face Image Designated by the User - A system for composing pictorial/video image contents where the Face Image which the User designates (FIU) is reflected is disclosed. The system provides a series of pictorial/video image composing pipe line for changing the face of a specific source character that appears in pictorial/video image contents to a FIU pattern and guides a video related company (for example, a producer, a distributor, a sales agency (provider), etc.) to establish a base infra for producing/manufacturing/marketing a video on demand (VOD) content that reflects individual desire of a user so that it can satisfy user needs in changing the face image of a specific character appearing in pictorial/video image contents into the face image of a favorite person (or the user designates, for example, his/her own face image, the face image of his/her acquaintance, the face image of a specific celebrity, the face image of a specific politician, and so on).06-10-2010
20100315435System and method for instant message analytics of historical conversations in relation to present communication - Evaluating a delivered video using a marker. A marker can be generated to be superimposed and displayed on an evaluation range from coordinate values specifying the evaluation range input to evaluate the video and that adds the marker to the video and causing the video with the marker to be deliver. An image can be generated in the evaluation range at predetermined intervals starting from the input time of the coordinate values. A similarity between two images arranged in the order of time from the input time by comparing the two images can be calculated, and a determination can be made whether the similarity is within an allowable range. The time of one of the two images generated as an extinction time of the displayed marker can be selected when the similarity is determined to be not within the allowable range.12-16-2010
20100315434AUTHORITATIVE DISPLAY FOR CRITICAL SYSTEMS - A system and method of rendering an authoritative image on a graphical display that is part of a critical system wherein image data is received from a source and the image data is stored in a storage module. The plurality of partial images are then generated from a subset of the image data, the partial images can include an indicator. The plurality of images are then combined to form the image, and the image is presented in a single graphical display. The image can then be evaluated by an operator for validity and correctness.12-16-2010
20110007094ARCHITECTURES AND METHODS FOR CREATING AND REPRESENTING TIME-DEPENDENT IMAGERY - The present invention pertains to geographical image processing of time-dependent imagery. Various assets acquired at different times are stored and processing according to acquisition date in order to generate one or more image tiles for a geographical region of interest. The different image tiles are sorted based on asset acquisition date. Multiple image tiles for the same region of interest may be available. In response to a user request for imagery as of a certain date, one or more image tiles associated with assets from prior to that date are used to generate a time-based geographical image for the user.01-13-2011
20110205244STYLUS INPUT SYSTEM - Embodiments of the present invention enable stylus input on a display device coupled to a processor. According to one embodiment, a stylus control unit detects the presence of a stylus within a display area of a display device and then displays a pair of frames including luminescent images on the display device. Furthermore, luminescent measurement data is transmitted from the stylus to the stylus control unit, and stylus position information is sent to a computer processor based on the received luminescent measurement data.08-25-2011
20130120453FUSION OF MULTIPLE IMAGES - A method includes fusing at least three images together into a single fused image, wherein at least one of the three images includes a binary-pattern representation image. A system includes an image processing system (05-16-2013
20110267370DRAWING LAYER CONTROL DEVICE - A drawing layer control device includes a drawing frequency monitoring unit 11-03-2011
20090128580Telestrator System - A telestrator system is disclosed that allows a broadcaster to annotate video during or after an event. For example, while televising a sporting event, an announcer (or other user) can use the present invention to draw over the video of the event to highlight one or more actions, features, etc. In one embodiment, when the announcer draws over the video, it appears that the announcer is drawing on the field or location of the event. Such an appearance can be performed by mapping the pixels location from the user's drawing to three dimensional locations at the event. Other embodiments include drawing on the video without obscuring persons and/or other specified objects, and/or smoothing the drawings in real time.05-21-2009
20090128579Method of producing test-wearing face image for optical products - A method of producing test-wearing face image for optical products includes the steps of posting a facial image of a user on a posting platform; selecting at least one of spectacle frame images from a frame database; matching the spectacle frame image with respect to the facial image; generating a temple effect for each of the temples of the spectacle frame image to form a visible portion extended from the outer side of the respective lens to a facial side peripheral of the facial image and an invisible portion extended from the visible portion at a position out of the facial side peripheral of the facial image; and generating a virtual appearance of the user test-wearing a spectacle frame in responsive to the spectacle frame image thereof, such that the spectacle frame image matches with a facial size of the facial image of the user.05-21-2009
20130215150METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONFLATING RASTER AND VECTOR DATA - Embodiments of the present invention provide for accurate relative location information to be preserved between vector and raster data sources during non-linear transformation. In a method according to an embodiment of the present invention, raster and vector data are received that corresponds to maps and conflated in a multi-step process. Objects of at least one of vector data are identified and conflated. For example, in an embodiment of the present invention, vertices of vector objects are identified. In a subsequent step, raster data is conflated by applying a non-linear transformation to the raster data using identified vertices of vector data from before and after conflation as control points. The resulting hybrid map is output that is advantageously accurate in general but is further advantageously accurate at critical points.08-22-2013
20110221773APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF SHARING DRAWING DATA - A drawing image sharing apparatus combines a drawing image of a remotely located site and a background image to be displayed onto a drawing object for display onto the drawing object, generates a differential image based on the difference between a captured image of the drawing object and the combined image, and transmits the differential image to the remotely located site.09-15-2011
20090102862REAL TIME DESKTOP IMAGE WARPING SYSTEM - The present invention relates to an image warping software algorithm for a real time alteration of a display scene running under the Microsoft Windows Operating System. The image warping software algorithm alters the display scene and allows an observer to view the display scene as a single unbroken image when the display scene is distributed across multiple display screens. The purpose of the image warping software algorithm is to significantly reduce the distortion observed at the abutting edges of the joined display screens.04-23-2009
20120194555SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR VIRTUALLY DECORATING A ROOM OR AREA - A computer system and method for providing virtual decoration of an area to be decorated with artwork. The method and system adapted and configured to receive a digital image of an area to be decorated and provide a digital inventory of images each depicting a piece of artwork. An electronic virtual queue is provided for retaining selected artwork images chosen from the digital inventory wherein at least one artwork image is selected from the queue which is designated to be virtually positioned and superimposed in the digital image of an area to be decorated.08-02-2012
20100238195Systems and Methods for Reviewing Digital Pen Data - Systems and methods for error checking an entry converted from digital ink to text are disclosed herein. A method for reviewing digital pen data comprising importing handwritten ink made with a digital pen into an input region of a form. The handwritten ink is interpreted to produce a typographical symbol in the input region. The interpretation producing the typographical symbol is assigned a confidence factor, the confidence factor defining the likelihood that the conversion was correct. Input areas are highlighted if they have a confidence factor below a threshold value. Further, a view of the handwritten ink relative to the typographical symbol is changed by making one of the ink or the symbol more viewably prominent while simultaneously making the other less viewably prominent.09-23-2010
20110057952IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An image processing apparatus and an image processing method processing a graphic image are provided. An image processing apparatus including: a display unit; a first image output unit which outputs a first image signal; a second image output unit which outputs a second image signal and a transparency information with respect to the second image signal; an image mixing unit which outputs a third image signal mixing the first image signal and the second image signal by using the transparency information; an image processing unit which processes the third image signal to output to the display unit; and a control unit which extracts the transparency information from the second image output unit, and outputs a position information about which the second image signal is displayed in the display unit based on the extracted transparency information to the image processing unit.03-10-2011
20110001761DIAGNOSIS ASSISTING APPARATUS, DIAGNOSIS ASSISTING METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM IN WHICH A DIAGNOSIS ASSISTING PROGRAM IS RECORDED - One or more blood vessel regions that represent one or more blood vessels that govern the function of an organ are extracted from a three dimensional anatomical image that represents the three dimensional shape of the organ. Next, blood vessel governed regions, the functions of which are governed by a single blood vessel, are estimated, based on each blood vessel region, while regions other than the blood vessel governed regions are estimated to be non governed regions. Index values to be indices of diagnosis are calculated by analyzing evaluation values that constitute a three dimensional functional image, without using the evaluation values included in the non governed regions. Then, the calculated index values are output to a display screen or the like.01-06-2011
20100171759MULTI-LAYER IMAGE COMPOSITION WITH INTERMEDIATE BLENDING RESOLUTIONS - Providing high frame rate image rendering using multiple image layers per frame. A plurality of image layers having different resolutions are arranged in order of increasing resolution. Beginning with the image layer having the lowest resolution, the image layer is upsampled to a resolution of a next image layer having a higher resolution. The upsampled image layer is blended with the next image layer. The upsampling and blending continues for each of the image layers to produce a blended image. The blended image is provided for display as a frame of video. Aspects of the invention produce a high-resolution composite image during animated navigation across zoom and pan states.07-08-2010
20090033682METHOD AND SYSTEM OF IMMERSIVE GENERATION FOR TWO-DIMENSION STILL IMAGE AND FACTOR DOMINATING METHOD, IMAGE CONTENT ANALYSIS METHOD AND SCALING PARAMETER PREDICTION METHOD FOR GENERATING IMMERSIVE SENSATION - A system and method for generating immersive sensation for a two-dimensional still image is provided. The method for generating immersive sensation including: converting a color space of an inputted image; loading a background mask to separate a foreground image and a background image from the inputted image; achieving attribute information for each of the foreground image and the background image, based on a perceptual attribute with respect to the color space, via an image content analysis; predicting scaling parameters based on the attribute information; and enhancing the inputted image based on the scaling parameter.02-05-2009
20110210984Showing Skin Lesion Information - Among other things, on a two-dimensional electronic display are shown simultaneously: (a) at least a partial body view of a surface of the human model on which a location of a skin lesion on a corresponding real human has been indicated, and (b) an image of the lesion area that corresponds to the partial body view of the human model.09-01-2011
20110210983UNIFIED VISUAL PRESENTER - The present document relates to the presentation of visual data that is stored on a mobile communication device, in particular to the presentation of sequences of images such as slideshows that may further include animation sequences as well as static images. A method for displaying data includes: transferring visual data from a mobile communication device (09-01-2011
20110090254TECHNIQUES FOR DRAWING GEODETIC POLYGONS - Techniques in a data processor for drawing on a map a geodetic polygon that straddles a splitting meridian include, in one embodiment, maintaining data that represents the geodetic polygon, the data comprising a set of geographic coordinates; transforming the set of geographic coordinates into a set of planar coordinates representing a planar polygon; splitting the planar polygon into a plurality of sub-figures; shifting at least one sub-figure of the plurality of sub-figures along a horizontal axis of two-dimensional plane to produce a shifted sub-figure; and causing the shifted sub-figure to be displayed on a map concurrently with at least one other sub-figure of the plurality of sub-figures that was not shifted.04-21-2011
20100039447IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An image processing apparatus includes a layer separating unit configured to separate an input frame image data item into a moving subject layer and a background layer and a combining processing unit configured to generate a combined image data item by performing an image combining process using the input frame image data item. In the image combining process, top priority is given to a moving subject layer of the latest input frame image data item, a second priority is given to a moving subject layer of a frame image data item associated with a previously performed combining process, and a layer-image combining process is performed for a partial area of an existing combined image data item.02-18-2010
20100053216INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus includes: display means for displaying an image; operation input receiving means for receiving a user's operation input; and display control means for making a display control of allowing an image to correspond to an image card as an object imitating a real card, displaying a check image, which indicates a shape in which a plurality of the image cards overlap, on the display means, and displaying one of an image corresponding to a specific image card and information indicating the image in a partial or overall area of the specific image card when a check operation indicating an instruction to check the specific image card among the plurality of image cards is received by the operation input receiving means.03-04-2010
20110074817COMPOSITE PICTURE FORMING METHOD AND PICTURE FORMING APPARATUS - A composite picture forming method and picture forming apparatus forms pattern attribute information contained in an overlapping domain for the overlapping domain between a plurality of pictures to select the pictures to be targeted for a composition in accordance with the pattern attribute information and combine the selected pictures, and the composition of the pictures is also performed in plural stages by using the pattern attribute information in the overlapping domain.03-31-2011
20110074820INFORMATION DISPLAYING DEVICE AND INFORMATION DISPLAYING METHOD - There are disclosed an information display apparatus and information display method that enable superimposition information to be displayed in such a way that the superimposition information does not interfere with viewing of main screen content. A decision section (03-31-2011
20110074818IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An image processing method including: inputting a plurality of images with a parallax between the images; by using one of the plurality of inputted images as a reference image, computing a parallax for each of pixels of the reference image on the basis of the plurality of images; extracting an unknown-parallax region for which a parallax cannot be computed; displaying the unknown-parallax region on a display device; receiving a user input of information on a parallax for the unknown-parallax region from a user; and setting the parallax for the unknown-parallax region on the basis of the input information on the parallax.03-31-2011
20120120106IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, IMAGE DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM - An image display device includes: a storage means for storing a plurality of items of image data; a first classifying means for classifying the plurality of the items of image data in a first predetermined unit; a second classifying means for breaking the plurality of the items of image data classified by the first classifying means into smaller groups in a second predetermined unit; a display control means for controlling display in such a way that images are displayed in the second predetermined unit based on the image data broken into smaller groups by the second classifying means; and a display means for performing a predetermined display based on the control performed by the display control means.05-17-2012
20110148925IMAGE OVERLAYING DEVICE AND IMAGE OVERLAYING PROGRAM - An image overlaying device includes an image inputting unit, a memory and a controller. The controller is configured to obtain template data which define a plurality of layout areas and to extract each of the plurality of layout areas from the obtained template data. The controller determines positions of the extracted plurality of layout areas. The controller stores, in the memory, layout order information corresponding to an order of the layout area and further stores, in the memory image order information corresponding to an order of the image data of the documents The controller determines corresponding image data of documents corresponding to each of the plurality of layout areas and generates overlaid image data by laying out, in each of the plurality of layout areas, the determined corresponding image data of the documents.06-23-2011
20110249027INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - Provided is an information processing apparatus configured to: display on a screen a display target range, which is a part of a first display region extending along a first direction, so as to be superimposed on a first background image; move, when an operation of specifying a direction along the first direction is received from a user in a state in which the display target range is displayed, the display target range in the first display region in accordance with the specified direction without changing a display position of the first background image; and display a predetermined partial range of a second display region extending along the first direction so as to be superimposed on a second background image when an operation of specifying a direction along a second direction intersecting the first direction is received from the user, irrespective of whether or not the display target range is moved.10-13-2011
20110148924AUGMENTED REALITY SYSTEM METHOD AND APPARTUS FOR DISPLAYING AN ITEM IMAGE IN ACONTEXTUAL ENVIRONMENT - Method, apparatus, and system for providing an item image to a client for display in a contextual environment are described. In some embodiments, the user may select an item for display in the contextual environment, and the user may position a camera coupled to a processing system to capture the contextual environment. A marker may be generated and associated with an item selected by a user. In an embodiment, the generated marker may be placed in a location within the contextual environment, and the user's processing system may send a visual data stream of the camera-captured environment to a server. In an embodiment, the user's processing device may receive a modified data stream including an image of the item, and the user's processing device may display the item image in the same location as the marker.06-23-2011
20100097398IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, MOVING-IMAGE PLAYING APPARATUS, AND PROCESSING METHOD AND PROGRAM THEREFOR - To allow a viewer to easily understand the details of a moving image shot by an image capturing apparatus in the case where the moving image is browsed. A camerawork detecting unit 04-22-2010
20080246776Motion Estimation and Compensation of Image Sequences - The invention relates to a method, a system and a computer program for dynamic imaging of a moving object. First, motion between the elements of common portions of images I10-09-2008
20080266324Street level video simulation display system and method - A system and method are disclosed for displaying video on a computing device for navigation and other purposes. Video data is collected by traveling along roads in a geographic area and storing the video data along with data indicating the positions at which the video data had been captured. This captured video data is then used in navigation systems and other devices that provide navigation, routing, or other features. A video is presented to a user on the display of a navigation system (or other device). An application associated with the navigation system uses the previously captured video data to create the video shown to the user. The application selects that video data that shows the end user's position from a vantage point. The application further superimposes an indication on the video at a location that corresponds to the position of the end user.10-30-2008
20110254862GRAPH DISPLAY APPARATUS, GRAPH DISPLAY METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM - There is provided a graph display apparatus. An image display control unit causes a display unit to display the image data stored by the image and graph formula storage unit. An formula input unit inputs a graph formula according to a user operation. An input graph display control unit causes the display unit to display a graph corresponding to a graph formula input by the formula input unit, on the image data displayed on the display unit by the image display control unit as a background image. A model graph display control unit causes the display unit to display, in a different display mode, a graph corresponding to a model graph formula stored by the image and graph formula storage unit, together with the graph displayed on the image data as the background image on the display unit by the input graph display control unit, according to a user operation.10-20-2011
20080204474DUAL WINDOW DISPLAY BOX - A dual window display box for displaying two objects includes a display arrangement and an attachment arrangement. The display arrangement includes at least two displaying frames, wherein each of the displaying frames has a displaying window and defines a storage cavity between the displaying frames when the displaying frames are overlapped with each other for the first and second objects receiving in the storage cavity. The attachment arrangement includes a first attaching member provided on one of the displaying frame and a second attaching member which is provided on another the displaying frame and is detachably attached to the first attaching member to detachably engage the displaying frames in an overlapped manner such that the display arrangement provides dual display effect on the opposed displaying windows of the displaying frames for individually displaying the first and second objects at two opposite directions.08-28-2008
20110134142DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An object is to reduce residual images and power consumption in a liquid crystal display device. The liquid crystal display device capable of inputting an image signal to a pixel portion selectively is provided. It is possible for the liquid crystal display device to input the image signal only to a region in which a fast-moving image is displayed. Therefore, residual images in displaying a moving image can be reduced. Further, in the liquid crystal display device, it is acceptable that the image signal is not input to a region in which a slow-moving image is displayed; accordingly, power consumption can be reduced.06-09-2011
20110134141METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BACKGROUND REPLACEMENT IN STILL PHOTOGRAPHS - A first digital image is acquired of a framed area while illuminating the background and foreground object under a first lighting condition. A second digital image is then acquired of the same framed area while illuminating the background and foreground object under a second lighting condition. Preferably, the first lighting condition illuminates the background without illuminating the foreground object so that a silhouette of the foreground object is acquired in the first image. The second lighting condition illuminates the foreground object (e.g., with frontal lights). Due to the difference in the illumination between the background and silhouette in the first image, an alpha mask can be created from the first acquired image. Using the mask, the background from the second image can be removed and replaced by virtually any other desired background image.06-09-2011
20120147045IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD, AND IMAGE DISPLAY PROGRAM - An image display apparatus including a first storage means for storing at least one item of image data, correction condition data for correcting the image data, and corrected image data obtained after the image data is corrected on the basis of the correction condition data; an image processing means for producing the corrected image data; a display means comprising a screen for superimposing an original image based on the image data and a corrected image based on the corrected image data onto each other and displaying either the original image or the corrected image; an input means for selecting an image to be displayed on the display screen, and a display control means for switching between the images in response to an input from the input means, so that either the original image or the corrected image is displayed on the display screen.06-14-2012
20120147044IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND IMAGE PROCESSING PROGRAM - An image processing apparatus for generating a paging image when a display image for a plurality of pages is displayed for each page, includes a display control unit that calculates an area to be displayed used for generation of the paging image, a back image processing unit that adjusts a scale of the area to be displayed for the back page image on the basis of a position of the display boundary to generate a display back page image, and a mixer unit that generates a combined image in which the present image and the next image are combined together on the basis of the display boundary, and superimposes the display back page image on the combined image on the basis of the display boundary to generate the paging image.06-14-2012
20110080427IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is an image processing device having a display section and an image pickup section, the image processing device including: an operating section configured to generating an operating signal on a basis of contact of a user with the display section; a bulletin board display controlling section configured to display a bulletin board for posting an image message on the display section, and display an image message generated in advance on the bulletin board; a picked-up image display controlling section configured to display an image being picked up by the image pickup section on the bulletin board when an operating element for transition to an image pickup mode, the operating element being displayed within the bulletin board, is operated; and an image message generating section configured to subject the displayed the image to a predetermined edit, and generate an image message.04-07-2011
20110080426DISPLAY CONTROL SYSTEM, CORRECTED DISPLAY INFORMATION OUTPUT METHOD AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM - A display control system includes: a display information acquisition section that acquires display information by using given account information; and a corrected display information creation section that, based on first display information acquired by the display information acquisition section using first account information and second display information acquired by the display information acquisition section using second account information different from the first account information, determines whether the display contents shown by the first display information are included in display contents shown by the second display information or not, selects part or all of the display contents shown by the first display information in accordance with a result of the determination, and creates corrected display information which includes the selected part of the display contents shown by the first display information.04-07-2011
20110187747 METHOD OF DECODING ON AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A hidden image method comprising: obtaining a first image and a second image, the first and second images providing between them a hidden image and a decoder such that a hidden image is decoded by the decoder when the first image and the second image are superposed at least one decoding position; printing the first image onto a light transmissive substrate to produce a printed substrate; displaying the second image on an electronic display; and superposing the printed substrate relative to the display at a decoding position to decode the hidden image.08-04-2011
20110187746Image Processing Device, Image Processing Method, and Program - There is provided an image processing device including: a data storage unit storing feature data indicating a feature of appearance of one or more physical objects; an environment map building unit for building an environment map based on an input image obtained by imaging a real space and the feature data, the environment map representing a position of a physical object present in the real space; a control unit for acquiring procedure data for a set of procedures of operation to be performed in the real space, the procedure data defining a correspondence between a direction for each procedure and position information designating a position at which the direction is to be displayed; and a superimposing unit for generating an output image by superimposing the direction for each procedure at a position in the input image determined based on the environment map and the position information, using the procedure data.08-04-2011
20100020099Mapping electrical crosstalk in pixelated sensor arrays - The effects of inter pixel capacitance in a pixilated array may be measured by first resetting all pixels in the array to a first voltage, where a first image is read out, followed by resetting only a subset of pixels in the array to a second voltage, where a second image is read out, where the difference in the first and second images provide information about the inter pixel capacitance. Other embodiments are described and claimed.01-28-2010
20110109650Displaying Computer-Aided Detection Information With Associated Breast Tomosynthesis Image Information - Methods, systems, and related computer program products for processing and displaying computer-aided detection (CAD) information associated with medical breast x-ray images, such as breast x-ray tomosynthesis volumes, are described. An interactive graphical user interface for displaying a tomosynthesis data volume is described that includes a display of a two-dimensional composited image having slabbed sub-images spatially localized to marked CAD findings. Also described is a graphical navigation tool for optimized CAD-assisted viewing of the data volume, comprising a plurality of CAD indicator icons running near and along a slice ruler, each CAD indicator icon spanning a contiguous segment of the slice ruler and corresponding in depthwise position and extent to a subset of image slices spanned by the associated CAD finding, each CAD indicator icon including at least one single-slice highlighting mark indicating a respective image slice containing viewable image information corresponding to the associated CAD finding.05-12-2011
20080238942Object-Based Image Inpainting - Systems and methods provide object-based image inpainting. The object-based inpainting can recover part of a missing object or can synthesize visual objects that are entirely missing. In one implementation, an exemplary system generates a target visual object to be inpainted into an image, by geometrically matching key features with a model visual object that can be selected from the same or another image. Borders of the target object are refined through pixel-based contour deformation and textures for the target object are obtained either by pixel interpolation or by patch-based modeling of pre-existing texture in the image. Graph-cut segmentation rectifies image overlap as the target object is embedded in the image. Poisson editing filters visual seams, and edge filling completes visual gaps around the border of the target object.10-02-2008
20120306922SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COLLECTING AND PROVIDING MAP IMAGES - Aspects of the present disclosure relate to collecting images of maps at plurality of client devices, orienting the images with respect to the Earth, and providing the oriented maps to users. The map images may be collected by users who orient the maps by arranging the position of the image over a picture of the Earth. In another example, users may orient the maps by using “pushpins” to indicate the location of two or more points in the map image to two or more locations on the image of the Earth. The images may be processed in order to generate high quality images which may then be downloaded and used by other users.12-06-2012
20120306923MAP RENDERING FOR NAVIGATION SYSTEMS - When map data is to be processed for display in a mapping or navigation apparatus, the application processor (12-06-2012
20120306921Adaptive Use of Wireless Display - A graphic display module operating on a first device prepares graphic data to be displayed on a wirelessly connected display adapter that includes graphics processing capability. The display adapter transmits metadata to the graphic display module that includes the graphic processing capabilities of the display adapter. The graphic display module uses the metadata, and possibly the available bandwidth, to selectively delegate graphic processing tasks to the display adapter.12-06-2012
20110109651METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETERMINING EFFICACY OF MEDICAMENTS - A method and apparatus for determining the efficacy of a medicament for the treatment of wounds or scars. The method comprises selecting first and second scarring site portions wherein said first scarring site portion has been treated with said medicament. A pair of images comprising a first image of said first scarring site portion and a second image of said second scarring site portion is generated, and the pair of images is displayed. A recording element comprising first and second recording portions is provided, wherein said first recording portion comprises a plurality of first points indicating that scarring in said first image is less severe than scarring in said second image, and said second recording portion comprises a plurality of second points indicating that scarring in said second image is less severe than scarring in said first image, each of said first and second points having different associated values. Data identifying one of said points is received and used to determine the efficacy of said medicament.05-12-2011
20110316881Display device - There is provided a display including a display unit which periodically arranges and displays a plurality of view images, an acquisition unit which acquires information on a position of an observer, a calculation unit which sets a target viewing zone based on the information on the position of the observer, and a control unit which selects an arrangement of the view images that gives a viewing zone similar to the target viewing zone.12-29-2011
20100020100METHOD FOR EXTENDING A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT THROUGH REGISTRATION - A method for providing virtual world functionality to a user of a base virtual world having base virtual world functionality and a base world list of base virtual world users, includes providing a virtual world layer, communicating to the base virtual world that the virtual world layer will overlay the base virtual world and adding the virtual world layer to the base world list in order to register the virtual world layer with the base virtual world.01-28-2010
20120001940DIGITAL DOCUMENT EDITING METHOD, DIGITAL DOCUMENT EDITING PROGRAM AND DIGITAL DOCUMENT EDITING APPARATUS - The invention relates to an editing of a digital document containing an image, a text, a pattern and the like on pages constituting the digital document. In response to an operation for deleting an image positioned in a page, such image is not added to another page but is moved to and displayed in an evacuation area provided independently from the page area. In the evacuation area, such image is displayed together with a serial number of the page in which such image was present originally. Thus the page layout is not destructed in pages other than the page of image deletion, and the user can easily confirm later the image existed in such page.01-05-2012
20110096094DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME - A display device and a method of operating the display device are provided. The display device includes a media interface unit for receiving images through an external memory card, a memory unit for storing the images therein, a network interface unit for receiving related contents from an external server using image taking time information and GPS information contained in the images, and a controller displaying the images together with the contents provided through the network interface unit with reference to the image taking time information and the GPS information.04-28-2011
20120206486INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGING REGION SHARING DETERMINATION METHOD - An apparatus and method provide logic for processing information. In one implementation, an apparatus may include a receiving unit configured to receive information associated with a first imaging region and information associated with a second imaging region. The apparatus may also include a determination unit configured to determine, based on at least the first and second imaging region information, whether a portion of the first imaging region is coincident within at least a portion of the second imaging region. A classification unit configured may assign a classification to at least one of the first or second imaging regions, based on the determination.08-16-2012
20120007888OPTICAL ARRANGEMENT FOR VARYING AN IMAGING RATIO OR OF A REFRACTIVE POWER - Introduced is an optical arrangement for varying an imaging ratio and/or a refractive power including at least one optical axis, having at least two optical elements, which can be pivoted into and/or pivoted to and/or switched into and/or switched to the optical path, which encompass in each case a refractive power and an optical axis and the optical axes of which can in each case be made to be substantially congruent with the optical axis of the arrangement or are substantially congruent with the optical axis of the arrangement. The optical path between the optical elements, which can be pivoted into and/or pivoted to and/or switched into and/or switched to, undergoes at least one change in direction and/or vergence.01-12-2012
20120007887DIGITAL MANIPULATOR FOR INVERTER AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD FOR DIGITAL MANIPULATOR - A digital manipulator for an inverter and an image display method for the digital manipulator are disclosed. The digital manipulator is connected to and an external computer. The images used by the digital manipulator are edited by editing software in an external computer and are downloaded to LCM of the digital manipulator to display. The digital manipulator has a plurality of function buttons. Corresponding functions of the function buttons are assigned via editing software by a user. As a result, the digital manipulator is more flexible to use, and users are allowed to configure a digital manipulator based on own individual requests and operating habits.01-12-2012
20120007889METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GENERATING PYRAMID FISHEYE LENS DETAIL-IN-CONTEXT PRESENTATIONS - A method for generating a presentation of a region-of-interest in an original image for display on a display screen, comprising: establishing a focal region for the region-of-interest at least partially surrounded by a shoulder region; creating a focal region image for the focal region by scaling the original image within the focal region by a focal region magnification; creating a shoulder region image for the shoulder region by scaling the original image within the shoulder region by a shoulder region magnification, the shoulder region magnification being less than the focal region magnification; and, overlaying the focal region image and the shoulder region image on the original image to thereby generate the presentation.01-12-2012
20120013643DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus which displays an image and a control method thereof, the display apparatus including: a display unit; a storage unit which stores therein at least one of preset image pattern information of patterning contents of a plurality of images to retrieve such images and matching information related to the images matching each of the pattern information; a pattern receiver which receives predetermined information of a first pattern that is input from the outside; and an image processor which selects pattern information relating to the first pattern from the preset image pattern information and selects the first image matching the selected pattern information based on the matching information to display the image on the display unit, and selects the second image matching the first pattern by retrieving contents of the images from the plurality of images to display the image on the display unit.01-19-2012
20120056899GENERATING A MULTI-LAYERED GEOGRAPHIC IMAGE AND THE USE THEREOF - Systems, devices, features, and methods for generating and/or using a multi-layered image are disclosed. For example, a method of creating a multi-layered image from a three-dimensional model of a geographic area includes receiving three-dimensional graphical object data that represents a geographic area. The three-dimensional graphical object includes multiple geographic features. A first graphical layer of a first geographic feature of the three-dimensional graphical object is rendered as a first independent image layer. A second graphical layer of a second geographic feature of the three-dimensional graphical object is rendered as a second independent image layer. The first graphical layer and the second graphical layer are combined or overlaid to form the multi-layered image. Also, removal of layers may occur in a reverse order of their creation and/or may avoid causing gaps within the other layers not removed.03-08-2012
20120154443RECEPTION DISPLAY APPARATUS, INFORMATION TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, OPTICAL WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, RECEPTION DISPLAY INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, INFORMATION TRANSMISSION INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, RECEPTION DISPLAY PROGRAM, INFORMATION TRANSMISSION PROGRAM, AND OPTICAL WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD - A reception display apparatus and the like which display display information regarding an information transmission apparatus blocked by an obstacle, on an image representing a taken video image, such that the display information corresponds to the position of the information transmission apparatus, are provided. A reception section time-sequentially takes an image and receives, from an apparatus (06-21-2012
20120154442DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A display control device includes a display controller executing display control to display, on a display screen of a display device displaying an image, a whole of a display target image that is to be displayed and that has an aspect ratio differing from an aspect ratio of the display screen, and to display a partial enlarged image, which is obtained by enlarging a partial image corresponding to a part of the display target image and which has a smaller size than the display screen, at a displayed position of the partial image in superimposed relation to the display target image.06-21-2012
20110074819IMAGE LAYOUT DETERMINING METHOD, RECORDING MEDIUM AND INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS FOR THE SAME - If subject types of a still image material and a panoramic image are different, for example if the subject type of the still image material is animal and the subject type of the panoramic image is landscape, a layout determination unit determines a representative position in the point image as a position for placing the still image material. If a point image is of the same subject type, the layout determination unit determines, as the position for placing the still image material, a position outside the area of the panoramic image near the representative position in the point image. Thus, if there are a plurality of still image materials shot with different zoom factors and corresponding to the same point image, the layout determination unit can determine the layout of the still image materials according to the zoom factor for each still image material.03-31-2011
20120120104Simplified Creation of Customized Maps - Embodiments of the present invention relate to providing a method for creating customized labeled maps that include displaying a map using a presentation device based on a selectable elevation value, where the map contains geocoded information and the user selects at least one position on the displayed map. The method continues by automatically creating and displaying at least one label located in proximity to the selected position, where at least one label is based on reverse geocoded information associated with the selected position.05-17-2012
20120120107INFORMATION DISPLAY DEVICE, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR DISPLAY CONTROL, DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM, AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - Provided is an information display device that can improve readability even in case of an unstable reception condition when information is superimposed on taken images by means of optical space transmission and displayed on the taken images.05-17-2012
20120120105MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, NOTIFICATION CONTROL METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM STORING NOTIFICATION PROGRAM - a mobile electronic device includes a display unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The display unit displays a first screen or a second screen. The storage unit stores therein a character string in association with a condition. The control unit displays the character string on the first screen in a superimposed manner in a case where the first screen is displayed on the display unit and the condition is satisfied. The control unit does not display the character string on the second screen in the superimposed manner in a case where the second screen is displayed on the display unit and the condition is satisfied.05-17-2012
20100245388COMPUTER NETWORK SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A NETWORK SYSTEM SCREEN SHOT AND SOURCE SHOT CONTROL - A computer network system includes a controlling PC, at least one controlled PC controllable by the controlling PC via a data connection including a network, at least one central terminal having a display, and a video router. The video router is operatively coupled to each of the at least one controlled PCs and the at least one central terminal display and operative to transmit video or monitor signals from each of the controlled PCs to the at least one central terminal display.09-30-2010
20100207962Image data transmission from GPU to system memory - A method for transmitting image data sets is provided. At a first location of a computer system image difference data are determined by performing a differencing operation between corresponding pixels of a first image and second image. The first image and the second image are divided into sub regions. Sub region difference data are determined in dependence upon the sub regions and the image difference data. The sub region difference data are indicative of sub regions having same pixel values in the first and the second image and are indicative of sub regions having at least a different pixel value in the first and the second image. Image data in dependence upon the sub region difference data are transmitted to a second location of the computer system. The image data correspond to sub regions having at least a different pixel value in the first and the second image. At the second location the image data are replaced in the respective sub regions of the first image retrieved from storage at the second location.08-19-2010
20110181622FOCUSABLE VIRTUAL MICROSCOPY APPARATUS AND METHOD - A virtual microscope slide includes images of a specimen for a given level of optical magnification which are associated and stored in a data structure. The forming of the data structure having the multiple Z-plane images preferably includes automatically focusing at a principal reference focal plane and capturing and digitizing an optically magnified reference Z-image and then shifting the specimen relative to the lens system by a predetermined increment to capture and digitize another Z-plane image. Preferably, a multiple sequence of Z-plane images above and below the reference image and captured and digitized. For ease of retrieval and use, each reference image has its associated Z-plane images are formed in a stack that is sent over the Internet, or Intranet to a local computer storage for quick retrieval when a viewer wants to mimic a focusing up or down to better view a detail in an image. Thus, the resultant images are retrieved and displayed such that a virtual focusing capability is available to the user. The images can be formed with overlapping fields of depth, adjacent fields of depth, or wholly separated fields of depth.07-28-2011
20120249593IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM CAPABLE OF IDENTIFYING SUBJECT MOTION - An image capturing apparatus 10-04-2012
20120188281Information Processing Device, Display Control Method, A Program, And an Information Storage Medium - The method includes the steps of displaying one or more main images within a main area in a screen, displaying one or more tab images associated with the main image within a tab area in the screen, displaying other main image within the main area in the screen according to a user's instruction so as to replace the main image that is already displayed with the other main image, and displaying other tab image within the tab area in the screen in addition to the tab image that is already displayed, in which the other tab image is associated with the other main image.07-26-2012
20120188280System and Method for Pre-loading Flyer Image Tiles and Managing Memory for Same - In the present disclosure, there is disclosed a communication device including a pre-loading module configured to retrieve a first and a second set of flyer image tiles from a flyer image tile set stored in memory, the first set of flyer image tiles being associated with the most zoomed-out state and the second set of flyer image tiles being associated with a zoom level of a current viewport. The pre-loading module is further configured to associate the first set of flyer image tiles with an underlay viewport. The communication device further includes a display configured to display the first set of flyer image tiles in the underlay viewport that are visible in the current viewport and overlay the second set of flyer image tiles visible in the current viewport onto the first set of flyer image tiles.07-26-2012
20120081395DESIGNING AND BUILDING VIRTUAL IMAGES USING SEMANTICALLY RICH COMPOSABLE SOFTWARE IMAGE BUNDLES - A virtual image is created by receiving a selection of at least one composable software bundle. The at least one composable software bundle includes a first set of metadata and a first set of artifacts comprising a first set of executable instructions associated with a first set of operations. A virtual image asset is selected and received. The virtual image asset includes one or more virtual image disks, a second set of metadata, and a second set of artifacts including a second set of executable instructions associated with a second set of operations. A new virtual image asset is created based on the at least one composable software bundle and the virtual image asset. The new virtual image asset includes a third set of metadata that is based on the first set of metadata and the second set of metadata.04-05-2012
20130169685PATH SIDE IMAGE ON MAP OVERLAY - One or more systems, devices, and/or methods for generating a map including path side data include storing path side data referenced to three-dimensional geographic coordinates. The path side data may be optical data or optical data modified based on one or more panoramic images. The path side data is combined with map data received from a map database. The map data includes nodes and segments. A processor rotates the path side data based on one of the segments. The rotation may be about the segment or about a featured identified in the optical data. The path side data overlaid on the map data is outputted to a display, a file, or another device.07-04-2013
20120262487INTERACTIVE MULTI-DISPLAY CONTROL SYSTEMS - An interactive video control system that can control multiple displays, such as a panel image and/or a projected image using motion gestures from a moveable controller. Further, a plurality of display images may be modified such that the images appear at least partially aligned and combined. The control system may be comprised of a moveable, handheld controller and console.10-18-2012
20120320093MULTI-MODALITY MEDICAL IMAGE VIEWING - A medical imaging system (12-20-2012
20110267369SYSTEM, METHOD AND PROCESS OF IDENTIFYING AND ADVERTISING ORGANIZATIONS OR OTHER ENTITIES BY OVERLAYING IMAGE FILES ON CARTOGRAPHIC MAPPING APPLICATIONS - A system, method and process of identifying and advertising organizations or other entities by overlaying image files on cartographic mapping applications is disclosed. Applicant has discovered a system, method and process for displaying image files of logos, trademarks or other source identifying objects, such as a trade name or the like, that are used to identify or advertise a business or other establishment using various cartographic mapping applications, such as Internet or online mapping applications, geobrowser applications, geospatial software applications, GPS mapping applications, such as navigation systems, or other mapping products, such as MapQuest®, Google® Maps, Yahoo!® Maps, and other mapping applications.11-03-2011
20120092374SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIA FOR PLACING A REPRESENTATION OF THE CAPTURED SIGNATURE IN A DOCUMENT - Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for capturing a signature, and placing a representation of the captured signature in an appropriate field of a document. A camera or other appropriate sensor can capture an image of a signature provided by a user on a piece of paper. The signature can be digitized to create a representation that a device may use in a displayed document. To determine where to place the representation, a horizontal line of a document can be identified by selectively rendering portions of the document adjacent to an input position, and identifying one or more boundaries for a detected horizontal line. The representation can be scaled to fit in a detected field of the document.04-19-2012
20120139943DEVICE FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION USING STRUCTURAL FORM AND METHOD THEREFOR - An information providing apparatus and method are provided comprising an information designating unit designating an information display target and an information providing area for geographical data according to each type, and an information displaying unit displaying an information display target conforming to a type of the information providing area on the information providing area.06-07-2012
20120139942IMAGE REGISTRATION SYSTEM - An image registration system includes a memory storing digital data representing a first image and a second image, an image processing unit configured to register the second image onto a coordinate system of the first image to obtain a registered second image, and a user interface device adapted to display one of the first image or the registered second image, and a movable region having a periphery. The user interface is adapted to display the first image or the registered second image within the periphery and the other image outside the periphery. The image processing unit is adapted to determine a similarity in alignment of a feature of the registered image with a corresponding feature of the first image, and the user interface is adapted to provide a visual indication to indicate the similarity of the alignment.06-07-2012
20130009995CLAMP MODE EMULATION - Various technologies described herein pertain to filling a fill area of a canvas with a source visual object and/or a supplemental visual object to emulate a result of clamping the source visual object onto the fill area of the canvas. A source sub-region of a canvas is filled with the source visual object. Moreover, an extension sub-region of the canvas, which includes at least a part of the fill area outside the source sub-region, is formed based on the source sub-region of the canvas. Further, a supplemental visual object is generated by using a tiling clip on the source visual object and repeated within the extension sub-region of the canvas. The tiling clip specifies a size of the portion of the source visual object used as the supplemental visual object.01-10-2013
20110148923POWER EFFICIENT MEMORY - A circuit includes a memory circuit. The memory retiling circuit moves image information configured to be distributed among a plurality of memory channels into reconfigured image information configured to be distributed among a subset of the plurality of memory channels.06-23-2011
20110157224PRESENTATION DEVICE - The presentation device 06-30-2011
20130021375System for Monitoring a Video - A computer-implemented method monitors a video-based graphic. The method includes displaying a video-based graphic. A position of a pointer is monitored. The method includes determining a transparency of the video-based graphic at a location of the pointer. An action is performed based on the determined transparency of the video-based graphic at a location of the pointer.01-24-2013
20130169686METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DISPLAYING AN OVERLAY ON A DEVICE DISPLAY SCREEN - Disclosed herein is a camera unit configured to capture an image, and a microprocessor configured to control a display to display the image and an overlay substantially simultaneously. In one broad aspect, at least one of the level of transparency, the brightness level, or the color value of the overlay is determined based on at least one of a representative brightness level or a representative color value associated with the image being displayed.07-04-2013
20130113830INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - There is provided an information processing apparatus including: an operation detecting unit detecting an operation of a subject that has been captured, and a display control unit changing a worn state of at least one of virtual clothing or accessories displayed overlaid on the subject in accordance with the operation detected by the operation detecting unit.05-09-2013
20130100165IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND PROGRAM THEREFOR - An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a display control unit, and a determination unit. The acquisition unit acquires information about a plurality of markers included in an image. The display control unit performs control to superimpose on the image and display on a display unit a plurality of virtual objects corresponding to the plurality of markers. The determination unit determines whether the plurality of virtual objects is a specific combination. In response to the determination unit determining that the plurality of virtual objects is a specific combination, the display control unit performs control to superimpose on the image the plurality of virtual objects in a specific arrangement corresponding to the specific combination.04-25-2013
20130135349Virtual Trial and Fitting Room - This invention is a system and method that allows wearing or trying on clothes virtually by a user of any body shape or size. A Web server on the World Wide Web provides pictures of apparel such as dress, gowns, tops, blouse, skirts, pants. A user provides his/her picture and is able to virtually try on the apparel article of choice.05-30-2013
20130141462MEDICAL IMAGE OBSERVATION APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a medical image observation apparatus includes a data receiver, a display, and a controller. The controller controls the display to array medical images for each of groups, the medical images being classified into the groups in accordance with at least one of a type of medical image generation apparatus, an imaging condition, an image generation method, an imaging position, an instruction and a setting by an operator, and an imaging date/time, to display medical images corresponding to at least two of the groups, and to scroll the medical images arrayed on a display screen on a group basis based on a scroll instruction of the operator.06-06-2013
20100277505REDUCTION IN LATENCY BETWEEN USER INPUT AND VISUAL FEEDBACK - A system comprising a display screen configured for displaying images, a touch sensor having a sensing region, a host processing system and a touch screen control system. The touch screen control system comprising touch sensor control circuitry configured to operate the touch sensor and display control circuitry configured to operate the display screen. The display circuitry comprising a first memory configured to hold a primary image and a second memory configured to hold a secondary image and display refresh circuitry. The display refresh circuitry configured to update the display screen, and in response to the user input and without requiring intervention by the host processing system, generate a blended image comprising the primary image and the secondary image, and update the display screen with the blended image.11-04-2010
20130147841INTERACTIVE NAVIGATION AND VIEW SELECTION IN DIGITAL CARTOGRAPHY - Architecture that enables interactive navigation and view selection in digital cartography. Multiple mapping views (or zoom levels) can be presented concurrently in a map area of the display. The mapping views are located and presented in relation to a fixed position of the display for interactive selection (e.g., on touch screens). A center area of the map area includes a primary view for presentation of a portion of a map, and one or more secondary areas (on the periphery of the center area) that present one or multiple secondary views. Note that the primary and secondary views differentiate the amount of map details presented. For example, the primary view can show more detailed cartographic data while the secondary view(s) show less detail, but a greater amount of cartographic data for the geographical region surrounding the primary view.06-13-2013
20120256957IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD OF PERFORMING SCALING OPERATIONS UPON RESPECTIVE DATA PORTIONS FOR MULTI-CHANNEL TRANSMISSION AND IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS THEREOF - An image processing method includes: deriving a plurality of first data portions from an original data of a first input image, wherein the first data portions correspond to a plurality of partial image areas within the first input image respectively; performing a plurality of scaling operations upon the first data portions respectively, and accordingly generating a plurality of first processed data portions; and outputting a plurality of display data portions through a plurality of channels respectively, wherein the display data portions are derived from at least the first processed data portions respectively.10-11-2012
20100295868IMAGE PROCESSING FOR HANDHELD SCANNER - A computer peripheral that may operate as a scanner. The scanner captures image frames as it is moved across an object. The image frames are formed into a composite image based on computations in two processes. In a first process, fast track processing determines a coarse position of each of the image frames based on a relative position between each successive image frame and a respective preceding image determine by matching overlapping portions of the image frames. In a second process, fine position adjustments are computed to reduce inconsistencies from determining positions of image frames based on relative positions to multiple prior image frames. The peripheral may also act as a mouse and may be configured with one or more navigation sensors that can be used to reduce processing time required to match a successive image frame to a preceding image frame.11-25-2010
20100309226METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMAGE-BASED INFORMATION RETRIEVAL - For retrieving information based on images, a first image is taken (S12-09-2010
20110234632IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, IMAGE INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD, AND IMAGE INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD - An image display system includes an image display device and an image information processing device. The image display device includes a display side input section receiving a plurality of pieces of image information and cursor position information, an image combining/displaying section for displaying a composite image of the plurality of pieces of image information, and a cursor display section for displaying a cursor based on the cursor position information. The image information processing device includes an output section for outputting the image information and the cursor position information, a processing side input section for receiving input of composite image information, and a cursor position information processing section selecting either of a first cursor correspondence process corresponding to the image information sent to the image display device and a second cursor correspondence process corresponding to the composite image information and then performing the cursor correspondence process thus selected.09-29-2011
20130155110DISPLAY METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to the field of display control processing and provides a display method and a display device. The display method includes: obtaining an object to be displayed; parsing the object to obtain corresponding information of the object; obtaining a media resource corresponding to the corresponding information based on the corresponding information; and displaying the object and presenting the media resource corresponding to the corresponding information. With the present invention, the display effect of the object can be enriched and the user's reading experience can be enhanced.06-20-2013
20130155109SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATIC STRUCTURE FOOTPRINT DETECTION FROM OBLIQUE IMAGERY - A set of instructions stored on at least one computer readable medium for running on a computer system. The set of instructions includes instructions for identifying edges of a structure displayed in multiple oblique images, instructions for determining three-dimensional information of the edges including position, orientation and length of the edges utilizing multiple oblique images from multiple cardinal directions, and instructions for determining, automatically, at least one line segment of a portion of a footprint of the structure utilizing at least one of the relative position and orientation of the edges.06-20-2013
20120281018ELECTRONIC DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE SYSTEM - There is provided an portable electronic device including a touch sensor which acquires operation information input by an operation subject based on an operation performed by an operator on an operation surface, a control section which generates a picture image on which the operation subject is reflected, based on the operation information, and an image generation section which generates an image in which the picture image is superimposed on an original image. According to such a configuration, a user can perform an input with a natural operation while visually recognizing the picture image.11-08-2012
20110310123IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROLLING METHOD AND PROGRAM - There is provided an image display device, including a first obtaining unit for obtaining a first image, a second obtaining unit for obtaining a second image to be superimposed on the first image, a reproducing unit for generating an output image by superimposing the second image on the first image and displaying the generated output image, a detecting unit for detecting a position in the output image of a cursor operated by a user, and a reproduction controller for controlling display of the second image by the reproducing unit according to positional relationship between a display position of the second image in the output image and a cursor position detected by the detecting unit.12-22-2011
20110310122Remote instruction system, remote instruction method, and program product therefor - A remote instruction system includes an attention image outputting portion that projects an annotation image and an attention image from a projecting portion onto a captured area of an image capturing portion that captures an image of an object, the annotation image being created on the basis of the image captured, the attention image being provided for attracting attention to the annotation image.12-22-2011
20110310121MULTI-LAYERED DISPLAYS - A method, system, computer software and display for generating and displaying a target image (12-22-2011
20130187954IMAGE DATA GENERATION APPARATUS AND IMAGE DATA GENERATION METHOD - In a case where a plurality of interest regions are designated with respect to an original image, a position data acquisition unit creates list information, in which data of respective positions of the interest regions is associated with designation order. In a case where data of a position of a newly designated interest region is acquired, a display data generation unit generates data for superimposing and displaying, on a display image, a mark indicating the position of the newly designated interest region, and a path connecting the position of the interest region designated last time and the position of the newly designated interest region.07-25-2013
20120019560CONFERENCING SYSTEM, SERVER, IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT - The conferencing system is composed of computers, a moderator's computer, and a projector connected on a network. The moderator's computer receives image data from the computers, and generates synthesized image data therefrom, which is transmitted to the projector for display of the synthesized image. The moderator's computer has the capability to switch the image being projected by the projector from the synthesized image to an image handled by one of the computers or by the moderator's computer. With such an arrangement, utilizing existing hardware resources it will be possible to display in a single split-screen display the images handled by the terminals connected on the network. Additionally, it will be possible to switch smoothly between on-screen displays, and to reduce the burden on the on-screen display operator in a networked conferencing system.01-26-2012
20120019559Methods and Apparatus for Interactive Display of Images and Measurements - Methods and apparatus for the interactive display of images and measurements of samples. A user may interact with embodiments of the present invention to display measurements for a set of biological samples and subsequently display images associated with particular biological samples of interest. For example, selecting data indicators in the set may result in the display of an image associated with a biological sample as well as one or more overlays presenting information of interest as well as controls affecting the display of the image or the information.01-26-2012
20130194307Visual Embellishment for Objects - Particular embodiments display a series of objects across a screen of an electronic device, the objects being arranged side by side; display a boundary of each object in the series, the boundary of an object near the center of the series slightly overlapping a portion of each of two objects next to the object nearer the center of the series; and display a shadow around the object near the center of the series, the shadow overlapping a portion of each of the two objects next to the object near the center of the series to simulate an visual effect that the object near the center of the series is above the other objects in the series.08-01-2013
20130208008PROJECTOR AND PROJECTION IMAGE ADJUSTMENT METHOD - A projector used with another projector and capable of projecting an composite projection image includes an image processing section adapted to insert information of an adjusting projection image into information of a partial projection image to be a part of the composite projection image for a period shorter than one unit period for projecting the partial projection image, an imaging section adapted to take an image of the adjusting projection image, and a projection image adjustment section adapted to adjust the partial projection image based on the adjusting projection image taken by the imaging section.08-15-2013

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