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345 - Computer graphics processing and selective visual display systems

345418000 - COMPUTER GRAPHICS PROCESSING

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345661000 Graphical user interface tools 141
345667000 Image based (addressing) 76
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20130044134APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TIME CORRELATED SIGNAL ACQUISITION AND VIEWING - A test and measurement instrument includes a display having a time domain graticule and a frequency domain graticule. A processor is configured to sample an input signal to generate a time domain waveform for display in the time domain graticule. The processor is also configured to generate a frequency domain waveform for display in the frequency domain graticule, the frequency domain waveform being correlated to a selected time period of the time domain graticule. The processor is also configured to generate a spectrum time indicator configured to graphically illustrate a location and the selected time period of the time domain graticule with respect to the frequency domain waveform.02-21-2013
20130044135ELECTRONIC BOOK AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY OF FILES - An electronic book (e-book) includes a display screen. When a user reads a file on the display screen, the e-book determines a distance between the user's face and the e-book based on distance information in a captured image of the user. When the distance equals or is more than a first distance, the e-book displays the file in an original size. When the distance equals or is less than a second distance, the e-book displays the file in the original size as multiplied by a maximum multiplying factor. When the distance is more than the second distance and less than the first distance, the e-book adjusts a multiplying factor for the file according to the current distance and the zoom rules, and adjusts the display of the file on the display screen accordingly.02-21-2013
20130044136Customization of an Immersive Environment - A computing device includes an immersive environment module for facilitating simultaneous display of a plurality of applications on a display device without relying on system chrome. At least a first of the applications is displayed in a primary region of the display. The computing device also includes a UI management component for enabling a user selection of an application for simultaneous display on the display device with at least one other application. Processing logic is configured to determine a size in at least one direction of content of a user-selected application as it is displayed on a non-primary region of the display device simultaneous with display of content of the first application on the primary region of the display device. The determination is based at least in part on one or more pre-defined size requirements specified by the selected application.02-21-2013
20130083078Method and Apparatus for Presenting a Video Screen - Embodiments provide a method and an apparatus for presenting a video screen, which may identify a black border area in a video displaying interface and zoom an effective video displaying area in an original effective video screen to adjust the black border area intelligently. The black border area may include a black border area from an original video and a black border area of a displaying interface. Thus the effective video displaying area in the video displaying interface can be adjusted, a displaying area in a video screen can be adaptively adjusted, the black border area of the video screen can be eliminated without participation of a user, and diversified demands of users for video screens can be satisfied.04-04-2013
20110205247TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, TRANSMISSION METHOD, RECEPTION APPARATUS, RECEPTION METHOD AND SIGNAL TRANSMISSION SYSTEM - Disclosed herein is a signal transmission apparatus including a two-pixel sampling out control section, a word sampling out control section, and a readout control section.08-25-2011
20090122085DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD AND PROGRAM - A display device includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire coordinates on a display screen designated by a coordinate input apparatus; a registering unit configured to register an enlargement target which is to be enlarged; an enlargement processing unit configured to enlarge and display a partial area, which includes the enlargement target, if a positional relationship between coordinates acquired by the acquisition unit and a position at which the enlargement target, which has been registered by the registering unit, is displayed on the display screen satisfies a predetermined condition; and a cancellation processing unit configured to cancel the enlarged display of the partial area by the enlargement processing unit based upon an input from the coordinate input apparatus.05-14-2009
20090122084Method of Image Scaling - A method of image scaling includes the steps of: determining the coordinates of a virtual pixel in an original image, wherein the virtual pixel corresponds to an actual pixel in a scaled image; determining the coordinates of four actual pixels in the original image that are closest to the virtual pixel; determining the weights of the four actual pixels; and determining the pixel value of the virtual pixel in the original image in accordance with the determined weights and the pixel values of the four actual pixels.05-14-2009
20130083075METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING AN OVERVIEW OF A PLURALITY OF HOME SCREENS - A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided that facilitate an overview of a plurality of home screens in order to increase the efficiency with which users interact with the home screens. In this regard, a method is provided that includes causing a display of a first home screen and then causing the display to zoom out from the first home screen to a canvas overview representing a plurality of home screens including the first home screen. The canvas overview is configured to present the plurality of home screens in a continuous arrangement and to group items accessible via a respective home screen in proximity to one another. The method also receives a selection of a second home screen from the canvas overview and causes the display to be zoomed in from the canvas overview to the second home screen.04-04-2013
20130083077METHOD OF DISPLAYING A DIGITAL CONTENT ON A SCREEN - A method and apparatus are provided for displaying digital content on a screen of a terminal. The method includes a step of creating zones derived from the content; and a step of displaying the zones in succession on the screen.04-04-2013
20130083076QUICK DATA ENTRY LANES FOR TOUCH SCREEN MOBILE DEVICES - Systems and method for interpreting a data selection on a touch screen may include providing an interface on the touch screen with a plurality of lanes, each lane associated with an attribute, and each attribute associated with a plurality of values. Icons may fill each lane, with each icon configured to display one of the values of the attribute of the lane. The interface may also have a first lane where a first icon is not displayed. It may be determined that a finger gesture input from the touch screen with a direction is associated with the first lane, and in response, the icons in the first lane may be moved in that direction to display the first icon. A finger tap input from the touch screen corresponding to the first icon may enlarge a size of the first icon on the touch screen to substantially fill the first lane.04-04-2013
20130038635METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING SMART ZOOMING OF A GEOGRAPHIC REPRESENTATION - An approach is provided for custom zooming of geographic representation. A custom zooming application determines an input specifying a level of zoom for rendering a geographic representation presented at a device, the geographic representation including a plurality of objects. The custom zooming application determines respective degrees of relevance of the plurality of objects based, at least in part, on the device, a user of the device, related context information, or a combination thereof. The custom zooming application determines to render one or more of the plurality of objects with at least one different level of visibility with respect to other ones of the plurality of objects based, at least in part, on the respective degrees of relevance, the level of zoom, or a combination thereof.02-14-2013
20090256863VIDEO MULTIVIEWER SYSTEM WITH SERIAL DIGITAL INTERFACE AND RELATED METHODS - A video multiviewer system may include a plurality of video scalers operating in parallel for generating initially scaled video streams by performing video scaling in at least one dimension on a plurality of video input streams. The video multiviewer system may also include at least one video cross-point switcher coupled downstream from the video scalers, and a processing unit coupled downstream from the video cross-point switcher for generating additionally scaled video streams by performing additional video scaling on the initially scaled video stream. The video scalers and the processing unit may communicate through the video cross-point switcher using a serial digital interface.10-15-2009
20100097401IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - An image processing device includes an image input section receiving the input of an image, an image converter generating a converted image by magnifying or reducing the image, the input of which is received by the image input section, based on a predetermined conversion magnification, a small moving object probe specifying a small moving object area, which is an image area including a small moving object, in the image, the input of which is received by the image input section, a small moving object area converter generating a magnified image of the small moving object by magnifying the small moving object area, which is specified by the small moving object probe, and an image generator generating a synthetic image by synthesizing the magnified image of the small moving object generated by the small moving object area converter with the converted image generated by the image converter.04-22-2010
20100026721APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING AN ENLARGED TARGET REGION OF A REPRODUCED IMAGE - An apparatus and a method for selecting and displaying a particular region in a displayed image. A user selects a target region in an image displayed on an image reproduction apparatus, an image of the selected target region is enlarged and displayed in a window, which the user can adjust a generation position, a size, a zoom magnification, and a resolution thereof. The image reproduction apparatus tracks a target object in the target region, and enables the user to continuously view the target object in the window.02-04-2010
20130027435IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD, SOCIAL NETWORK SERVICE SYSTEM, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM - An image display system includes a transmission unit configured to cause a terminal to transmit images to a server through a network, a storage configured to store the images transmitted by the transmission unit, a layout unit configured to write resized images of the images stored in the storage into a display buffer, and a display control unit configured to display resized images on the terminal, which are in a display region of the display buffer, wherein the display control unit is configured to change a position of the display region such that a first resized image is more frequently displayed than a second resized image.01-31-2013
20130027434Touch-Screen Keyboard Facilitating Touch Typing with Minimal Finger Movement - A system, method and computer-readable medium for using a touch-screen keyboard. A keyboard operation module generates geometric shapes for display on a touch-screen display, each geometric shape corresponding to a respective finger of a user. Each geometric shape includes characters at predefined locations around the perimeter of the geometric shape. The keyboard operation module detects a sliding movement of a finger in contact with the touch-screen display from inside a geometric shape and toward the perimeter of the geometric shape. The keyboard operation module then determines that the sliding movement is in the direction of a particular character positioned around the perimeter of the geometric shape and selects the particular character for display in a text entry area of the touch-screen display.01-31-2013
20100328349SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FITTING IMAGES IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device includes an image fitting system to fit an image to identify characters of the image and graphics of the image in the electronic device. Operations of fitting the image by the image fitting system includes generation of a standard character database to fit characters of the image, generation of character fitting results by fitting each character of the image according to the standard character database, and generation of graphic fitting results by fitting each graphic of the image according to a standard graphic that is defined by a graphic equation.12-30-2010
20120182323INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM FOR STORING PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine whether or not a region having at least one pixel of an image includes a predetermined number of anomalous pixels, and a creation unit configured to create information indicating the determination result for the region.07-19-2012
20120182322Computing Device For Peforming Functions Of Multi-Touch Finger Gesture And Method Of The Same - A computing device for performing functions of multi-touch finger gesture is disclosed. The computing device includes a receiver to receive at least one of a first input from a first object or a second input from at least two second objects, a look-up-table (LUT) module to store a second set of functions associated with the at least two second objects, and a mapping module to map one type of the first input from the first object to a corresponding one of the second set of functions. The computing device is configured to perform a corresponding one of the second set of functions based on the type of the first input.07-19-2012
20120182321IMAGE CONVERTER, IMAGE CONVERSION METHOD, PROGRAM AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - Disclosed herein is an image converter including an acquisition section, a storage section, and a conversion section. The acquisition section is adapted to acquire pixel data of a plurality of pixels that are defined in a matrix form in an image. The storage section is adapted to store the acquired pixel data. The conversion section is adapted to enlarge or reduce an acquired input image into an output image by increasing or reducing the number of pixels making up the image using the pixel data stored in the storage section. The acquisition section reads pixel data of a plurality of pixels included in each row of the input image on a plurality of separate occasions. The conversion section performs enlarging or reducing processing to increase or reduce the number of pixels in the order in which the pixels are read into the storage section.07-19-2012
20130050267INFORMATION PROCESSING TERMINAL, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - An information processing terminal (02-28-2013
20130050268SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING DISTRACTING FEATURES IN A VISUAL DISPLAY - System and method for analyzing multiple participants' eye-movements over a visual display to determine which features on the display universally attract the most attention, or are the most distracting.02-28-2013
20130069990Interactive Image Display and Selection System - An interactive image selection and display system having a image selection and display application that makes maps, images, and media stored in one or more server computers available to client devices in a common format including a graphic user interface depicted on a display surface which allows a user to select within an interactive visual representation a target area and view a plurality of images presented in serial order concurrent with the presentation of a location identifier matched to each image on the display surface and to further select one or more of the plurality of images for concurrent still presentation on the display surface and to retrieve media associated with each selected image and to retrievably store the interactive visual representation, target area, selected images, and associated media as an image bucket file.03-21-2013
20100134518IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD - There are provided a first image enlarging means (06-03-2010
20090303255SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION IN A RICH MEDIA ENVIRONMENT - Systems and methods for providing session-related information in a rich media environment. In various embodiments, a reference to individual media fragments in a session may be identified in an SDP message. In further embodiments, different arrangements may be used to enable faster session and scene setup time by carrying SDP descriptions and the latest full scene documents. Various embodiments also use statistical multiplexing so that RME scene updates can be efficiently provided along with associated media streams.12-10-2009
20090303254METHOD OF CONTROLLING A DISPLAYING OF A GRAPHICAL OBJECT ON A DISPLAY OF A MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The present invention provides a mobile electronic device comprising a display for displaying an image and an input unit comprising plural keys. The mobile electronic device is equipped with a control unit for controlling the displaying of the image. The present invention further provides a method of controlling a displaying of a graphical object on display of a mobile electronic device.12-10-2009
20090303253PERSONALIZED SCALING OF INFORMATION - The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates rendering of a portion of viewable data. A web page, a user interface or other displayable information can be personalized such that disparate portions of the displayable information are rendered at varying scales, resolutions, sizes, etc. A personalizer can generate personalization data related to a user. The personalization data can include a display property associated with a portion of viewable data. In addition, a display engine is provided that displays the portion of viewable data based upon the personalization data and display property.12-10-2009
20120218308ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH TOUCH SCREEN AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display control method of a touch control screen and an electronic device applying the same are provided. According to the method, small user interfaces are magnified, and the user selects a target user interface according to a magnified zone. The method includes steps of: forming a touch boundary according to a position signal of a touch point; determining whether the touch boundary collides with a user interface; executing an image magnifying action according to the touch boundary and displaying the magnified zone on the touch control screen if the touch boundary collides with the user interface at the touch control screen; vanishing the touch point on the touch control screen after moving the touch point to a target user interface to execute a corresponding function of the target user interface via a control application module.08-30-2012
20120218307ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH TOUCH CONTROL SCREEN AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display control method of a touch control screen and an electronic device applying the same are provided. The method is for enlarging a specific zone at the touch control screen and for the user to edit or selection at the enlarged zone. The method includes steps of: determining whether a plurality of first touch points stay at the touch control screen over a predetermined time; enlarging a partial zone image for showing an enlarged zone on the touch control screen; providing a second touch point on the enlarged zone for generating a corresponding position signal; and scaling the position signal, generating a converted signal and inputting the converted signal to a control module.08-30-2012
20120218306SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY SCENES TO A USER - A method of presenting a scene to a user according to a preferred embodiment includes determining a real orientation of a device relative to a projection matrix and determining a user orientation of the device relative to a nodal point. The method of the preferred embodiment can further include orienting a scene displayable on the device to the user in response to the real orientation and the user orientation; and displaying the scene on the device. The method of the preferred embodiment can be performed by an apparatus and/or embodied in computer program product including machine-readable code.08-30-2012
20130057587ARRANGING TILES - This document describes techniques and apparatuses for arranging tiles. These techniques and apparatuses enable users to quickly and easily arrange tiles within an interface, such as an application-launching interface. In some cases, users may arrange tiles in an interface with as little as one continuous gesture.03-07-2013
20130057589ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD OF OPERATING ELECTRONIC APPARATUS THROUGH TOUCH SENSOR - An electronic apparatus has a touch sensor provided with a first touching zone including at least a second touching zone and a third touching zone, the second and third touching zones being allocated with different functions. The electronic apparatus is controlled to perform a specific function assigned to a specific touching zone that is the second or the third touching zone when there is a first touch input at first through the specific touching zone and continuously perform the specific function even if there is a second touch input that follows the first touch input, through either the second or the third touching zone that is not the specific touching zone, as long as there is a continuous touch input through the first touching zone from the first to the second touch input with no intermission.03-07-2013
20130057590ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD OF OPERATING ELECTRONIC APPARATUS THROUGH TOUCH SENSOR - An electronic apparatus has a touch sensor provided with a first touching zone including at least a second touching zone and a third touching zone, the second and third touching zones being allocated with different functions. The electronic apparatus is controlled to perform a specific function assigned to a specific touching zone that is the second or the third touching zone when there is a first touch input at first through the specific touching zone and continuously perform the specific function even if there is a second touch input that follows the first touch input, through either the second or the third touching zone that is not the specific touching zone, as long as there is a continuous touch input through the first touching zone from the first to the second touch input with no intermission.03-07-2013
20130057588ARRANGING TILES - This document describes techniques and apparatuses for arranging tiles. These techniques and apparatuses enable users to quickly and easily arrange tiles within an interface, such as an application-launching interface. In some cases, users may arrange tiles in an interface with as little as one continuous gesture.03-07-2013
20090091585SCREEN ENLARGEMENT/REDUCTION DEVICE - A screen enlargement and reduction device includes: a coefficient calculation unit (04-09-2009
20120188283IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND PROGRAM - An image processing device includes: a first feature amount extraction unit configured to extract a first feature amount from an image; a position detection unit configured to detect observation positions from the image based on a position detection dictionary, and the first feature amount extracted from the image; a second feature amount extraction unit configured to extract a second feature amount from the observation position; an observation-order determining unit configured to determine the order of observing the observation positions based on an order generation dictionary, and respective second feature amounts of the observation positions; and an image generation unit configured to generate observation images for displaying the observation positions in the observation order based on the image, the detected observation positions and the determined observation order.07-26-2012
20130063492SCALE FACTORS FOR VISUAL PRESENTATIONS - A device may display a presentation of elements (e.g., icons) on a display component. However, display components have a pixel density that affects aesthetic and practical aspects of the presentation (e.g., rendering the presentation at a variable and inconsistent size); yet, many presentations are not generated in view of the pixel density of the display component of the device. Presented herein are techniques for generating and displaying a presentation of elements in view of the pixel density of the display component, using a scale factor set of scale factors that specify a pixel density range and a scale factor value (e.g., 120%) to be applied to the elements of the presentation. The scale factor set may be kept small to reduce the administrative burden on the designer of the element, while also achieving approximately consistent sizing of the presentation on display components having variable pixel densities.03-14-2013
20130063493Devices and Methods Involving Display Interaction Using Photovoltaic Arrays - Devices and methods involving display interaction using photovoltaic arrays are provided. In this regard, a representative device incorporates: a display operative to display images to a user; and a photovoltaic array positioned in an overlying relationship with at least a portion of the display and being operative to detect light incident upon the photovoltaic array; the display being further operative to respond to a sensed localized differential in intensity of the light incident upon the photovoltaic array such that, responsive to the sensed localized differential, operation of the display is altered.03-14-2013
20130162685INTERACTIVE DISPLAY OF VERY LARGE FILES USING B PLUS TREES AND STABILIZED SUBSAMPLING - Systems and methods may provide for populating a B plus tree with a relatively large set of data wherein, in response to a display request associated with the set of data, one or more visibility parameters may be identified. In addition, a hierarchical sampling scheme may be used to identify one or more sample points in the B plus tree based on the visibility parameters. Moreover, the sample points can be used to obtain sample data from the B plus tree, wherein a display response is generated based on the sample data.06-27-2013
20130162686IMAGE BROWSING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD OF THE IMAGE BROWSING APPARATUS AND PROGRAM - An image browsing apparatus for displaying an image by using image data of an image group including a plurality of images at different focal lengths, detects an operation of changing a position of a displayed area, when a partial area in one of the images included in the image group is displayed, determines whether to revise the displayed image to another image of the image group on the basis of a focal position in a display area which is based on the position change, in response to the detection of the operation, selects another image with the focal position in the display area based on the position change, in a case where it is determined to revise the image to another image, and displays the display area based on the position change, of the selected image.06-27-2013
20130162687MEDICAL APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAYING METHOD USING THE SAME - A medical apparatus which displays additional images to which various types of image processing is applied, and an image displaying method using the same are provided. The medical apparatus includes a receiver which receives an image of a subject, a controller which processes the image through various predetermined types of image processing, when the image of the subject is received, and generates an object corresponding to the processed image, and a display which displays the object generated corresponding to the processed images.06-27-2013
20090046110METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANIPULATING A DISPLAYED IMAGE - A method and an apparatus are for manipulating an image displayed on a display of an electronic device (02-19-2009
20090009533DISPLAY CONTROLLER - A display controller can prevent a display from displaying unnecessary information on the video to improve visibility in displaying the video. The display controller comprises a controller for controlling a display to display a video and navigation information on respective video and navigation display areas allocated to a screen of the display. The controller permits the concern information concerned with a user among the navigation information to be displayed on the video display area in addition to the navigation display area.01-08-2009
20100085384MOBILE TERMINAL AND USER INTERFACE OF MOBILE TERMINAL - A method of controlling a mobile terminal and which includes displaying contents on a display screen of the terminal, receiving a signal indicating a portion of the display screen on the mobile terminal has been designated, and executing, via a control unit, a preset function corresponding to an output mode of information contained in the designated portion of the display screen.04-08-2010
20120113150MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND PROCESSING METHOD FOR GROUP MEDIA COMMUNICATION - A multimedia communication apparatus for group media communication includes an encoding unit for receiving source data from an input device, capturing and compressing the source data at a specific display resolution, and sending the compressed data via network communication. Further, the multimedia communication apparatus for the group media communication includes a plurality of decoding units for receiving the compressed data via the network communication, restoring the compressed data into original data so that a user can view and listen to the data, and providing the original data to an output device. Furthermore, the multimedia communication apparatus for the group media communication includes a group communication management unit for activating at least one decoding unit selected from among the plurality of decoding units, adjusting and setting the display resolution, and adjusting a size of the memory and allocating memory of the adjusted size.05-10-2012
20120113149DISPLAY APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, DISPLAY APPARATUS CONTROL METHOD AND INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS CONTROL METHOD - A display apparatus which displays image data sent from a plurality of information processing apparatuses via a communication line determines which of (1) image data sent from the same information processing apparatus and (2) image data sent from different information processing apparatuses are a plurality of received image data. Depending on the determination result, the display apparatus changes the display layout.05-10-2012
20120236035MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING MOBILE TERMINAL DEVICE, AND PROGRAM - A mobile phone includes a first display 09-20-2012
20120026199IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - A image display device is configured to perform the following operations when generating an enlarged image of an input image from the input image. The image display device first generates an enlarged image by performing an enlarging process on an input image, and generates a reduced image by performing a reducing process other than an inverse process of the enlarging process on the enlarged image. Thereafter, the image display device detects a difference between a pixel value of a pixel on the reduced image and a pixel value of a corresponding pixel on the input image, and corrects a pixel value of a pixel on the input image or the enlarged image based on the detected difference, thereby correcting the enlarged image to be finally output.02-02-2012
20090189919IMAGE SCALING METHOD - An image scaling method is disclosed. In the image scaling method, at first dividing an original image into a plurality of original image columns, wherein each of the original image columns comprises original pixel rows. Thereafter respectively performing a scaling step on the original image columns, thereby generating scaled image columns. Then combining each of the scaled image columns. In the scaling step, writing some of the original pixel rows into a buffer, wherein the buffer is first in first out (FIFO) buffer. Thereafter performing an interpolation on the data stored in the buffer to generate first scaled pixel rows. Then sequentially writing the other original pixel rows into the buffer, and performing the interpolation on the data stored in the buffer after each one of the other original pixel rows is written into the buffer, thereby generating second pixel rows. Thereafter combining the first and second pixel rows.07-30-2009
20100171764IMAGE ZOOMING DEVICE AND IMAGE ZOOMING METHOD - An image zooming method for adjusting an image in a monitor display area includes the steps of setting at least one focus region in the image in the monitor displaying area; obtaining a focus center in accordance with the focus region; setting a zooming rate of the image; obtaining a shift vector in accordance with a display center of the monitor display area, the focus center and the zooming rate; and shifting the image in the monitor display area in accordance with the shift vector, and setting the size of the image in the monitor display area in accordance with the zooming rate.07-08-2010
20100171763Organizing Digital Images Based on Locations of Capture - Methods, apparatuses, and systems for organizing digital images based on locations of capture. On a small scale map of a geographic region that is displayed on a device, an object representing digital media items associated with a location in the geographic region are displayed. In response to receiving an input to display a portion of the map that includes the object, in a larger scale, multiple objects are displayed in the larger scale map, each of which represent a location of at least one of the multiple digital media items represented by the object in the small scale.07-08-2010
20100171761GRAPHICS DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH ANTI-FLUTTER FILTERING AND VERTICAL SCALING FEATURE - A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The chip includes a single polyphase filter that preferably provides both anti-flutter filtering and scaling of graphics. Anti-flutter filtering may help reduce display flicker due to the interlaced nature of television displays. The scaling of graphics may be used to convert the normally square pixel aspect ratio of graphics to the normally rectangular pixel aspect ratio of video.07-08-2010
20110074823Dual Mode Display Resolution Thermal Imager - A thermal imager comprises a thermal video detector for detecting thermal video images and generating a video signal representing those thermal video images. Often, imaging optics are used for imaging light onto the thermal video detector. A display mode selector is also provided for enabling a selection between different video display modes. A video controller then scales the video signal in response to the display mode of the selector for display on a visible video display, which receives the scaled video signal from the video controller and displays the thermal video images. In the typical application, the display mode selector is operated by a user to select between a hand-held mode or mode in which the imager is used with a non-magnifying gun weapon sight, on one hand, and a mode for use with a magnifying telescopic sight of a weapon, on the other. In these latter applications, possibly only a portion of output of the video display is imaged through the telescopic sight of the weapon. Here, the image is not upsampled into portions of the display that are not visible through the sight.03-31-2011
20080259097Method for Displaying Images on Display Screen - Method, apparatus and program product for efficient display of an image at a targeted position in an image on a display screen by displaying, on the display screen, an image on which the targeted position is not displayed; setting a first position specified on the image displayed on the display screen, and a second position having a point symmetry with respect to a center of the displayed image; displaying the image while reducing a display magnification of the displayed image to a certain magnification to a degree with which the targeted position can be identified in the image, employing the second position as a center; and displaying the image while enlarging the displayed image to a certain magnification, employing the targeted position or a designated neighboring point as a center on the image obtained after the magnification change.10-23-2008
20110292083IMPROVED PLANT PROCESS DISPLAY - A system, method and computer program screen system comprising process monitoring displays showing complex information in condensed form; the process monitoring displays comprises part-plant displays showing an overview covering selected areas of a process plant, said part-plant displays comprising diagrams with graphs over measured parameters where the diagram's scale may be changed in order to let an operator more easily observe trends in values of the measured parameters. Combined with the diagrams are one or more visual representations showing whether one or more areas of the graph has been scaled, the said visual representation of scaling indicates the range and place of the displayed ordinates relative to a larger, preset range.12-01-2011
20120026200INFORMATION INPUT DEVICE, ON-SCREEN ARRANGEMENT METHOD THEREOF, AND COMPUTER-EXECUTABLE PROGRAM - Provided are an information input device, an on-screen arrangement method thereof, and a computer-executable program capable of preventing deterioration of operability even when an input disable region is set on a touch panel. An information input device capable of inputting information by an indicator touching a touch panel formed on a display screen includes an input disable region setting controller that sets an input disable region on a part of the touch panel and a display controller that rearranges an object being displayed on the display screen to avoid the set input disable region.02-02-2012
20110292082Graphics Display System With Anti-Flutter Filtering And Vertical Scaling Feature - A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The chip includes a single polyphase filter that preferably provides both anti-flutter filtering and scaling of graphics. Anti-flutter filtering may help reduce display flicker due to the interlaced nature of television displays. The scaling of graphics may be used to convert the normally square pixel aspect ratio of graphics to the normally rectangular pixel aspect ratio of video.12-01-2011
20080291221IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus according to the present invention includes an acquisition unit that obtains from a terminal device equipped with a display screen attribute information including information indicating the directionality of the display screen, a detection unit that detects the size of a input image, an adjustment unit that adjusts the size of the input image so as to align the direction along which the longer side of the input image extends with the direction along which the longer side of the display screen extends based upon the information indicating the directionality of the display screen included in the attribute information, and a transfer unit that transfers the input image with the adjusted size to the terminal device.11-27-2008
20100033505METHOD FOR PARTIALLY ZOOMING A SCREEN OF A DISPLAY, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE APPLYING THE METHOD - A method for partially zooming a screen of a display includes: defining a portion of the screen of the display as a zoom area and the rest of the screen as a normal area; retrieving video data to be displayed in the normal area of the screen, storing the video data in a normal data memory block of a video memory that corresponds to the normal area, further retrieving video data to be displayed in the zoom area of the screen, performing zoom processing of the retrieved video data, and storing the zoom-processed video data in a zoom data memory block of the video memory that corresponds to the zoom area; and subsequently reading the video data stored in the normal data memory block and the zoom data memory block of the video memory, and sending the video data thus read to the display for displaying.02-11-2010
20100033504Windowless Shape Drawing - Development environments are commonly used to facilitate the development of user interfaces (e.g. windows forms, web forms, etc.). Drawing objects are components that may be used within the development environment to provide visual enhancements to the user interface. An effective method for drawing one or more drawing objects is disclosed herein to draw the drawing objects as windowless shapes within a shape container. The shape container may be configured to participate in a windows message loop (e.g. event handling system), wherein the windowless shapes do not participate in the windows message loop (e.g. lack a windows handle). The shape container listens, for example, within the windows message loop for operations pertaining to windowless shapes, and executes the operations upon the windowless shapes. Computer resources may be efficiently allocated, for example to the graphical user interface during runtime, instead of the windowless shapes consuming resources to participate in the windows message loop.02-11-2010
20110169867MOVING OBJECT DETECTION, TRACKING, AND DISPLAYING SYSTEMS - Moving object detecting, tracking, and displaying systems are provided. Systems illustratively include a graphical user interface and a processing unit. The processing unit is a functional part of the system that executes computer readable instructions to generate the graphical user interface. The graphical user interface may include an alert and tracking window that has a first dimension that corresponds to a temporal domain and a second dimension that corresponds to a spatial domain. In some embodiments, alert and tracking windows include target tracking markers. Target tracking markers optionally provide information about moving objects such as, but not limited to, information about past locations of moving objects and information about sizes of moving objects. Certain embodiments may also include other features such as zoom windows, playback controls, and graphical imagery added to a display to highlight moving objects.07-14-2011
20110261077SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ZOOM FUNCTION FOR VISUAL OBJECTS DISPLAYED ON SCREEN - A system and a method for providing a zoom function for visual objects displayed on a screen. The system provides a user interface showing the visual object. The system includes a detection unit and a zoom unit. The zoom function is completed by using a control object and the detection unit. The zoom unit generates a zoom-in effect on the visual object when the control object moves toward the detection unit. The zoom unit generates a zoom-out effect on the visual object when the control object moves away from the detection unit.10-27-2011
20100277508IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM - The invention relates to an image processing system in which a client apparatus transmits RAW image data to a server apparatus, receives a result developed by the server apparatus, and displays onto a display area. The client apparatus reduces the RAW image data to a size suitable to display, transmits to the server apparatus, and requests a development processing. At this time, the client apparatus also starts a transmission processing of original RAW image data to the server apparatus. While making adjustment of the development processing to reduced RAW image data, the client apparatus and the server apparatus also execute a transmission and reception processing of the original RAW image data in parallel therewith. After the development processing of the reduced RAW image data, if there is a request from the client apparatus, the server apparatus also executes the development processing of the original RAW image data in a manner similar to the reduced RAW image data.11-04-2010
20130187956METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REDUCING A POLYGON BOUNDING BOX - In a graphics processing pipeline, a processing unit establishes a bounding box around a polygon in order to identify sample points that are covered by the polygon. For a given sample point included within the bounding box, the processing unit constructs a set of lines that intersect at the sample point, where each line in the set of lines is parallel to at least one side of the polygon. When all vertices of the polygon reside on one side of at least one line in the set of lines, the processing unit may reduce the size of the bounding box to exclude the sample point.07-25-2013
20120293552Method And Apparatus For Display Zoom Control Using Object Detection - A zoom method and apparatus utilizing object detection. For example, some embodiments allow a user to zoom in or out from the digital content being displayed by moving their head towards or away from the display screen.11-22-2012
20120293553APPARATUS, METHOD AND COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM FOR DISPLAYING CONTENT - A method and apparatus for displaying content and a computer-readable recording medium thereof are disclosed. The method for displaying content includes: generating a page corresponding to a content file included in a folder; generating a folder display portion corresponding to the folder and an information display layer including the page; outputting the information display layer on a content display apparatus; sensing touch of the content display apparatus; and changing an output format of the information display layer based on the sensed touch.11-22-2012
20120293554IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SAME, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - An image display method for displaying images in layouts having a hierarchic structure of each layout is disclosed. The each layout is geometrically similar each other. A lower layer layout is enlarged to cover and hide an upper layer layout. At least one region of the lowest layout is divided by applying the layout to generate new regions and images are displayed in the new regions. The above process is repeated more than once.11-22-2012
20110007096CONTENT DISPLAY METHOD, CONTENT DISPLAY PROGRAM, AND CONTENT DISPLAY DEVICE - According to the present invention, there is provided a content display method of analyzing contents created especially for a display area wider than a screen size and displaying a partial area of the content based on a result of analysis. The method includes: a step of generating, based on a result of the analysis, a first image generated by reducing an image of a predetermined range including at least the partial area of the contents which is being displayed or to be displayed on the screen; a step of calculating a height and a width of the contents; a step of generating a second image representing the height and the width of the content based on a result of the calculation and a displaying size of the first image; a step of generating, based on a position of the partial area of the contents, a guide image in which the first image is arranged on the second image and a third image representing a position and a size of the partial area is arranged on the first image; and a step of displaying the generated guide image on the screen.01-13-2011
20100085385IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR THE SAME - An image processing apparatus can detect a predetermined target object from image data. The image processing apparatus includes an image zooming unit configured to generate a plurality of pieces of zoomed image data that are mutually different in magnification from the image data input by an image inputting unit, a detection unit configured to extract a partial area from the plurality of pieces of zoomed image data generated by the image zooming unit, and detect the predetermined target object by performing collation to determine whether the extracted partial area coincides with a detection pattern stored in a detected pattern storage unit, and a detected information storage unit configured to store detection information including magnification information of the zoomed image data from which the predetermined target object is detected by the detection unit. In a case where the detection information is stored in the detected information storage unit, the image zooming unit determines a magnification of the zoomed image data based on the detection information and generates at least one piece of zoomed image data whose total number is smaller compared to a case where the detection information is not stored.04-08-2010
20090207190METHOD FOR REQUESTING AND VIEWING AN ATTACHMENT IMAGE ON A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method for viewing a full image of a server stored original attachment on a portable electronic device including: building a graph structure within the server representing a map of the original image, downloading and displaying a re-sized image from the server to the portable electronic device, the original image exceeding an image size limit of the portable electronic device indicative of screen size of the portable electronic device, calculating width and height parameters of the full image, sending a request from the portable electronic device to the server to enlarge the image displayed on the device based on the width and height parameters, the request including the image size limit, retrieving and traversing the graph structure within the server to locate a separate image component constructed for the image size limit, collecting image binary data from the separate image component and modifying the image binary data based on the width and height parameters to create the full image of the original image and downloading the full image of the original image to the portable electronic device.08-20-2009
20100079497Video scaling techniques - A video scaler is disclosed. A polyphase filter can be used to generate interpolated pixels. The values of pixels adjacent an interpolated pixel are examined to determine variation in values among the adjacent pixels to determine minimum and maximum value variations. The value of the interpolated pixel is limited based on the minimum and maximum value variations. Ringing artifacts can be reduced by limiting the color range of an interpolated pixel.04-01-2010
20100079496IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - The contents of a small image displayed on the back side can be made easy to understand. A layout managing portion 04-01-2010
20100079495VIEWING DIGITAL IMAGES ON A DISPLAY USING A VIRTUAL LOUPE - A method and apparatus for viewing digital images is provided. A digital image may be viewed using a digital image system that employs a virtual loupe. A virtual loupe comprises a lens region and a target region. The lens region and the target region may each be a bounded area displayed on a display. A user may position the target region over a digital image displayed on the display to cause a depiction of visual information associated with the target region to be displayed in the lens region. The user can configure the virtual loupe to display visual information in the lens region at different levels of magnification. The lens may automatically move and change in orientation with respect to the target region as the target region moves on the display to ensure that the display of the lens region on the display is always unobscured.04-01-2010
20090295833METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided are method and apparatus for controlling a display device by generating a virtual display device. The method includes generating at least one virtual display device by changing a setting of a display driver of the display device, and dividing a screen of the display device according to the at least one virtual display device. By using the method, the display device can be controlled by generating the virtual display device via the display drive of the display device. Accordingly, a user can increase application plans of a wide screen monitor, the display device can be effectively controlled or used since various types of division is possible in a driver level, and various types of display devices can be supported.12-03-2009
20090295834GRAPHICS DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH VIDEO SCALER - A video processing device may comprise one or more processors and/or circuits for use in a video processing device, in which the one or more processors and/or circuits may comprise a video scaler, a memory, a scaler engine, a clock selection circuit. The one or more processors and/or circuits are operable to receive a video image and select a video input clock or a display output clock for upscaling the received video image, or select the video input clock or the display output clock for downscaling the received video image based on a determination of whether the video image is to be downscaled or upscaled. The one or more circuits may be operable to downscale the received video image to generate a first scaled video image, and/or upscale the received video image to generate a second scaled video image, based on the selection.12-03-2009
20090201316Image Application Performance Optimization - Some embodiments provide a method for displaying one or more versions of an image. The method provides a display area and provides a scaling tool that can select a first portion of a first version of an image to scale and can display a scaled second portion of a second version of the image in place of the selected first portion of the first version of the image. Some embodiments provide a method that can display a master image that has a first resolution and an associated preview image with a second resolution. The method displays the preview image at a third resolution that is less than the second resolution. The method receives a request to zoom the displayed preview image. The method displays the preview image at the second resolution. The method receives a request to display the master image and displays the master image at the first resolution.08-13-2009
20090262141SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REPRESENTING LONG VIDEO SEQUENCES - Systems and procedures for transforming video into a condensed visual representation. An example procedure may include receiving video comprised of a plurality of frames. For each frame, the example procedure may create a first representation, reduced in one dimension, wherein a visual property of each pixel of the first representation is assigned by aggregating a visual property of the pixels of the frame having the same position in the unreduced dimension. The example procedure may further form a condensed visual representation including the first representations aligned along the reduced dimension according to an order of the frames in the video.10-22-2009
20090262140Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program - An image processing apparatus displaying an image on a display screen having a predetermined image size includes an image scaling unit scaling image information on a main image layer in a first memory area in accordance with the image size of the display screen; an on-screen display enlarging unit enlarging image information on an on-screen display layer read out from a second memory area so as to be fitted in the image size of the display screen; and a mixing unit mixing the enlarged image information on the on-screen display layer with the enlarged or reduced image information on the main image layer. The on-screen display enlarging unit includes first and second on-screen display partial enlargement units that enlarge the image information in an area without the display information on the on-screen display layer and in an area with the display information thereon, respectively.10-22-2009
20090262139VIDEO IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND VIDEO IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - A video image display device is provided to effectively display both basic and closed-up video images. This video image display device is comprised of a closed-up region determining unit (10-22-2009
20090295835METHOD FOR DISPLAYING AN IMAGE ON A DISPLAY - A method for displaying an image on a display of a video conferencing apparatus, including: providing, at the display of the video conferencing apparatus, a primary image; providing, at the video conferencing apparatus, an observation angle of a viewer with respect to the display; modifying, at the video conferencing apparatus, the primary image by applying a scaling factor that is a function of the observation angle to the primary image, resulting in a modified image; and displaying the modified image on the display and the primary image on the display, wherein the modified image and the primary image are displayed in different viewing directions on a same display area of the display.12-03-2009
20110169866STORAGE MEDIUM, INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD - First, movement information that allows calculation of a movement of a first input device is sequentially obtained. During a time period in which at least one operation key is in a predetermined input state, a display image is enlarged or reduced in accordance with a change of the movement information. When it is determined that the predetermined input state is canceled, the enlarged or reduced display image is caused to return to its original magnification and an action of at least one first object in the display image is controlled.07-14-2011
20100201714SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR VIEWING MEDICAL IMAGES - For certain medical images, it is important and/or required that a user view all of a medical image at full resolution so that minute, but important, indicia in the medical image are not missed. A computing systems monitor the portions of the medical image that are displayed on the display device, notates those portions that have been displayed at full resolution (or other user-defined display parameters), and provides the user with information indicating portions that have not been viewed at full resolution and/or provides information indicating for which images of a multiple image examination full pixel display has been accomplished. The process reduces the possibility of missing an abnormality in a medical image due to the viewer not viewing a portion of the image at full resolution or using other user-defined display parameters.08-12-2010
20100201713IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - The present invention discloses an image display apparatus and a method thereof. The image display apparatus having an output picture includes a receiver module and an operation module. The receiver module receives at least one image having a display proportion. The operation module splits the output picture to generate a plurality of display areas according to the display proportion, wherein the image is displayed in the plurality of display areas.08-12-2010
20100201712MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH COMPETING INPUT DEVICES - A mobile electronic device that can be used in at least two different orientations. The mobile electronic device comprises a processor, an orientation sensor, and at least two competing input devices. The processor is configured to enable and disable the competing input devices in accordance with the orientation of the mobile electronic device as detected by the orientation sensor. Alternatively, the processor is configured to assign different control functions to the competing input devices and possibly to interchange these control functions in response to a signal from the orientation sensor. The device may have a scrollbar that is an integral part of a keypad. The device may have a scrollbar that is wrapped around a corner of the device. The device may have two scrollbars that are arranged transversely to one another with the longitudinal extremity of the touch surface one of the scrollbars connecting to the touch surface of the other scrollbar.08-12-2010
20100201711RESIZING A DIGITAL DOCUMENT IMAGE VIA BACKGROUND CONTENT REMOVAL - What is disclosed is a system and method for performing a background deletion that exploits both local and global context to remove background and other white space between objects with the aim of retaining structural relationships between objects in the document. A document image is received and seams are carved through the image. Seams composed of uniform background pixels are identified. Adjacent seams containing background pixels are collected into groups of seams. The background seam groups are classified according to their widths. A target number of seams to be removed for each background seam group is then determined based on the classification. Seam groups which are wider will have at least the same or a greater target number of seams to be deleted therefrom than will seam groups of narrower widths. The document image is then resized by deleting seams from the seam groups based on the assigned target number.08-12-2010
20090040238IMAGE DISPLAY PROGRAM AND STORAGE MEDIUM CONTAINING SAME - A program is to be executed by a computer having an image display apparatus. The program, when executed, causes the computer to perform the functions of displaying an initial image on the display apparatus; receiving a zoom-in boundary designated on the displayed initial image, the part of the displayed initial image surrounded by the zoom-in boundary being a target image to be enlarged; detecting a size of the zoom-in boundary; comparing the detected size of the zoom-in boundary with a reference size; if the detected size of the zoom-in boundary is smaller than the reference size, setting a middle boundary that defines a redefined image on the initial image, and enlarging the redefined image to display the enlarged redefined image on the display apparatus. The redefined image includes the entire part of the target image and a part of the initial image outside of the zoom-in boundary.02-12-2009
20120194558METEOROLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY GEOSPATIAL ANALYSIS TOOLSET - System and method for providing access to ArcMap netCDF utilities and adding support for observational data to ArcMap including, but not limited to, comparing observational data to model data in a graphical manner, and maintaining the security classifications for each layer in ArcMap so that the highest security classification of the data being viewed is known at all times.08-02-2012
20120293555INFORMATION-PROCESSING DEVICE, METHOD THEREOF AND DISPLAY DEVICE - An electronic blackboard device calculates a pointed position and a side shape of a pointer on a display surface based on a state of receiving reflected light from the pointer at first and second infrared cameras. Subsequently, a pointed position image obtained by taking an image of the pointed position from an entirety of the display surface is acquired and a color of the pointer is recognized by processing the pointed position image. Then, a drawn image of a color corresponding to the pointed position, side shape and color of the pointer is displayed and only the drawn image of a predetermined color is displayed upon a drawn image designation request while displaying the drawn image.11-22-2012
20120293556MOBILE TERMINAL AND USER INTERFACE OF MOBILE TERMINAL - A mobile terminal including a display unit configured to display information; a touch layer configured to sense a touch input with respect to the display unit; a controller cooperating with the display unit and the touch layer and configured to: sense a touch input onto the display unit after the display unit displays the information, set a region of the display unit that includes a portion corresponding to the sensed touch input, and display on the display unit one or more graphical images corresponding to one or more selectable functions related to one or more contents displayed in the region. Further, the one or more selectable functions are matched to the corresponding one or more graphical images.11-22-2012
20100103197METHOD FOR ADJUSTING FONT SIZE ON SCREEN - A method for adjusting a font size on a screen is disclosed. The method includes: establishing a relationship between reading distances and font sizes. When the reading distance is decreased, the font size is increased. The distance is determined by detecting a real reading distance from the screen. A character with the corresponding font size on the screen is shown according to the real reading distance.04-29-2010
20100060665ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH IMAGE ADJUSTING FUNCTION AND METHOD THEREOF - A method for adjusting image displayed on an electronic apparatus is provided. The method includes the step of: obtaining and comparing the aspect ratios of the to-be-displayed image and the display, determining whether the aspect ratio of the to-be-displayed image matches the aspect ratio of the display; adjusting the to-be-displayed image if the aspect ratio of the to-be-displayed image does not match the aspect ratio of the display; displaying the adjusted image in full screen.03-11-2010
20110267372Compound Lenses for Multi-Source Data Presentation - According to an embodiment of the present invention, an appearance of a lens in an image is displayed. The appearance of the lens includes a focal region having a focal region having a magnification and a plurality of facets. The facets display information from respective layers of the image. The appearance of the lens also includes a base defining an extent of the appearance of the lens in the image. Additionally, the appearance of the lens includes a shoulder region between the focal region and the base. The shoulder region provides context for the focal region with respect to portions of the image outside of the appearance of the lens by preserving visibility of information surrounding the focal region.11-03-2011
20110267371SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING TOUCHPAD OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A system and method for controlling a touchpad of an electronic device detects if a lingering touch is detected on a first region of the touchpad. If the lingering touch is detected on the first region, functions of a second region and a third region of the touchpad are disabled. If a subsequent contact is also detected on the first region, an object displayed on the display activates zoom function. If the lingering touch is detected on the second region, functions of the third region are disabled. If the lingering touch is detected on the second region and a subsequent sliding touch is detected on the first region, the object is may be dragged according to the sliding touch on the touchpad.11-03-2011
20100097400METHOD FOR ADJUSTING PAGE DISPLAY MANNER, MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND STORAGE MEDIUM THEREOF - A method for adjusting a page display manner, a mobile electronic device, and a storage medium thereof are provided. In the present method, a scaling signal is first received. Then, a display ratio of a page in a touch screen is adjusted according to a variation of the scaling signal. If the display ratio is smaller than or equal to a specific ratio, the page is adjusted according to the display ratio and other open pages are displayed along with the page on the screen. Thereby, a user can resize the page, inspect all the open pages, and switch between all the open pages simply through the touch screen. As a result, it is made very convenient to browse multiple pages by using the mobile electronic device.04-22-2010
20080238945IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICES - An image processing device includes a first display section configured to display an image, an input receiving device configured to receive an input associated with the image, and a computer processing unit (CPU). The CPU is configured to determine a selected portion of the image based on the input, to reduce a scaling factor associated with the selected portion of the image as an amount of time that the input device continuously receives the input increases, and to apply the scaling factor to the selected portion of the image to generate a scaled image. The device also includes a second display section configured to display the scaled portion of the image.10-02-2008
20120032983INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An apparatus and method provide logic for formatting electronic content. In one implementation, an apparatus includes a generation unit configured to generate a signal for displaying content to a user on a display screen, and a receiving unit configured to receive information associated with a selection by the user of the displayed content. An identification unit is configured to identify a content element corresponding to the displayed content selection, based on at least the received information, and a formatting unit configured to format the identified content element by applying a formatting structure to the identified content element. The generation unit generates a signal for displaying the formatted content element on the display screen.02-09-2012
20120032986SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RESIZING IMAGES PRIOR TO UPLOAD - A system and method of resizing an image on a mobile communication device prior to transmitting to an online image repository is disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment, the method comprises: determining a size of an original image; determining whether there are any default file sizes to which the original image may be resized; when a default file size does not exist, receiving a custom image size, resizing the original image in accordance with the received custom image size to create a resized image, and transmitting the resized image to the online image repository.02-09-2012
20100315436ASSEMBLED DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY FRAME CONTROL METHOD AND SYSTEM - The present invention relates to an assembled display device and a display frame control method and system thereof. The assembled display device is installed in a computer system and at least comprises a display frame, which has a graphic controller for the output of image data to a plurality of display screens. The display frame control method comprises the steps of installing a display frame setup program in a computer system; activating the display frame setup program to acquire a setup command, which comprises the information of a specific area of a display frame content corresponding to the image data; subsequently, based on the setup command, controlling a graphic driving program to assemble a control signal in order to output the control signal to the graphic controller; and, based on the control signal, the graphic controller retrieving the information of the specific area of the display frame content corresponding to the image data to be outputted to the display screen and performing a zooming process to the specific area of the display frame.12-16-2010
20080316228Content Optimization for Receiving Terminals - The invention discloses a method, server and a computer program for optimizing content delivered to a variety of terminal devices. In the solution disclosed in the invention, a user is able to create exact layouts and optimize the amount of content to different media environments simultaneously.12-25-2008
20080316229CONTENT DISPLAY METHOD, CONTENT DISPLAY PROGRAM AND CONTENT DISPLAY DEVICE - An area dividing section divides a display area into two areas having random dimensions. One of the divided display areas is further divided into two with random dimensions. This division is continued until the number of divided display areas reaches the number of content information to be displayed.12-25-2008
20080266327METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ZOOMING IMAGE - A method and apparatus for zooming an image. In the present method, a plurality of scan periods and a plurality of scan data are provided, wherein the i10-30-2008
20100271399ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING OF AN IMAGE IN THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device and a method for positioning of an image in the electronic device are provided. The electronic device can compute RGB values of each pixel of the image, and cluster the image to a foreground cluster and a background cluster based on the RGB values. The foreground cluster is segmented into at least one foreground figure. If a selected foreground figure is magnified, the image is magnified, a center coordinate of the selected foreground figure is mapped to the center of a display screen of the electronic device, so as to position the magnified image.10-28-2010
20130120460Animations for Scroll and Zoom - Smooth animation effects during zooming are provided by retaining content displayed at a previous zoom level. If the zoom operation is a zoom out operation, new content is stretched to a current zoom level, aligned with the retained content, and placed underneath it. If the zoom operation is a zoom in operation, new content is scaled down to the current zoom level, aligned with the retained content, and displayed on top of the retained content. The new content is then zoomed with the retained content. The retained content is then deleted. When zooming out, the retained content fades out. When zooming in, the new content fades in. Smooth scrolling animation is also provided by pre-rendering a portion of content and teleporting to a final viewport position and thereby skipping over blank content.05-16-2013
20130120461IMAGE PROCESSOR AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - According to one embodiment, an image processing method includes: generating reduced information obtained by reducing input image information with a reduction ratio; calculating a moving amount in a unit of a first display area based on the reduced information and reduced previous information obtained by reducing image information input prior to the input image information with the reduction ratio; calculating a moving amount in a unit of a second display area of the input image information by magnifying the moving amount in the unit of a first display area calculated with a first magnification ratio that is an inverse of the reduction ratio, and calculate an adjustment level in the unit of the second display area based on the moving amount in the unit of the second display area, which indicates a level of high frequency component image information to be blended on the input image information.05-16-2013
20130120462SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SCALING VISUALIZATIONS - A system for scaling visualizations may include a human machine interface (HMI) configured to display a visualization on a screen, a secondary display device configured to display a scaled visualization such that the scaled visualization is determined based at least in part on the visualization, and a controller. The controller may be configured to receive an indication that the secondary display device has been coupled to the HMI, present two or more scaling mode options on the screen or the secondary display device, receive an input that corresponds to one of the scaling modes, generate the scaled visualization by applying a scaling factor to the visualization, wherein the scaling factor is based at least in part on the input, and facilitate sending the scaled visualization to the secondary display device.05-16-2013
20090160875DOCUMENT INFORMATION MANAGING APPARATUS AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM - A document information managing apparatus includes: a storage storing document information and a first reference image in correspondence with each other, the first reference image being formed by changing a size of an output image of the document information based upon first magnification; a producing unit producing a second reference image having a size changed based upon second magnification smaller than the first magnification in relation to the document information when the size of the output image is larger than a predetermined size; a display displaying the first reference image when the size of the output image is smaller than the predetermined size, and displaying the second reference image when the size of the output image is larger than the predetermined size; and a display determining unit, when the second reference image is selected, controlling the display to display the first reference image relating to the selected second reference image.06-25-2009
20120139947INFORMATION PROCESSOR, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is an information processor including: a display setup information acquisition section adapted to acquire, as display setup information, information about the layout of a plurality of displays in a display space formed by arranging the plurality of displays adjacently; and an image adjustment section adapted to adjust, based on the display setup information, at least either the position or size of a subimage so as to ensure that the subimage does not spread across a boundary between the displays when an image including a main image and the subimage smaller than the main image is displayed in the display space.06-07-2012
20080238944IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICES AND METHODS OF RECORDING A SCALED PORTION OF AN IMAGE ON A RECORDING MEDIUM - An image processing device includes a display including a first display portion, and a second display portion positioned adjacent to the first display portion. The device also includes a scaling factor designation device configured to designate a scaling factor, and an image display control device configured to display an image in the first display portion. Moreover, the device includes a scaled image display control device configured to apply the scaling factor to the image to generate a scaled image comprising a portion of the image, and to display the scaled image in the second display portion.10-02-2008
20090085935Storage medium storing image processing program and image processing apparatus - An image is placed, based on a predetermined designation input, on a predetermined placement position in relation to a display area, and displayed. The image is enlarged and reduced in accordance with an enlargement ratio of the image, and an area within which the placement position can be set is changed in relation to the display area in accordance with the enlargement ratio. Then, based on an obtained designation input, a position within the area, which position corresponds to the designation input, is calculated as a placement position, and the image having been enlarged and reduced is placed on the placement position. The image is then displayed on a display device.04-02-2009
20090079766Method and Apparatus for Displaying Overlapping Markers - A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable code for rendering graphical markers in a manner that avoids overlap of graphical markers on a map display. The process identifies a plurality of points for display from data describing locations and associated data about locations. The process determines whether displaying graphical markers for a set of points in the plurality of points will result in graphical markers overlapping each other. If the process determines that displaying graphical markers for the set of points will result in graphical markers overlapping each other, the process displays the graphical markers for the set of points in an arrangement that avoids overlap. Each graphical marker representing a point in the set of points does not overlap with any other marker associated with the map display when displayed in the arrangement that avoids overlap.03-26-2009
20110141144CONTENT DISPLAY MAGNIFICATION CHANGING METHOD AND CONTENT DISPLAY MAGNIFICATION CHANGING PROGRAM - Disclosed is a content display magnification changing method which executes an indicator setting step wherein a prescribed indicator is set when content is displayed on a display screen, an indicator size changing step wherein the display size of said indicator is changed according to the amount of dragging operation when a dragging operation with respect to the indicator that has been set is received, and a content display magnification changing step wherein the display magnification of the content is changed in response to the change in the display size of the indicator.06-16-2011
20110141143IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM FOR IMAGE RESIZING BASED UPON OPERATIONAL FEEDBACK PARAMETERS AND RELATED METHODS - An image processing system may include a transceiver configured to communicate with a remote terminal over a communications channel. Furthermore, an image processor may cooperate with the transceiver and be configured to determine an operational parameter associated with at least one of the communications channel and the remote terminal, generate a resized image from an original image based upon an energy function and the operational parameter, and transmit the resized image to the remote terminal over the communications channel.06-16-2011
20110227948MAP DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Map display apparatus, methods, and programs store a first map image drawn based on map information stored in a map information storage unit and cause a partial range of the first map image to be displayed on a display unit. The apparatus, methods, and programs detect a pressed coordinate position where the display unit is pressed. When the pressing of the display screen is detected, the apparatus, methods, and programs cause a second map image drawn based on map information of an area vertically and horizontally twice as large as the display screen to be stored in a map image storage unit. The area has a center at a map position corresponding to the detected coordinate position. The apparatus, methods, and programs perform. follow-scrolling to move a display range of the second map image based on movement of the detected coordinate position.09-22-2011
20090231362Method of Reproducing Microscope Observation, Device of Reproducing Microscope Observation, Program for Reproducing Microscope Observation, and Recording Media Thereof - A plurality of data of still image for screening and zooming shot at maximum magnification to perform magnified observation with regard to a plurality of divided areas obtained by dividing a shoot target area in a microscopic image such that a portion of a peripheral portion of each of the dividing areas is overlapped to each other, and a plurality of data of still image for focusing shot by respectively shifting focus in each of the divided areas, are created. From data of tiled still image for screening and zooming and data of edited still images for focusing, which are obtained by applying a predetermined processing to the data of still image, an animated image for screening, an animated image for zooming, and an animated image for focusing are created, and an animated image reproducing motion of a microscopic image in actual microscope observation is displayed on a computer screen. And, when a mouse cursor is located on a specific region of the animated image, a comment balloon about the specific region is displayed.09-17-2009
20090225100Method and system for magnifying and displaying local image of touch display device by detecting approaching object - Disclosed are a method and system for magnifying and displaying local image of a touch display device. When an object is detected to be approaching an effective touch zone on a touch surface of a touch panel, the distance or altitude between the approaching object at a position on the effective touch zone of the touch panel where the approaching object heads for and the touch surface of the touch panel is determined. When the distance is less than a first predefined approaching altitude, a target graphic representation associated with the position of the approaching object on the touch panel is first enlarged and then, based on a second predefined approaching altitude, an operation of magnification of the local area or the target graphic representation displayed on a display panel corresponding to the position of the approaching object or execution of an executable object linked to the graphic representation is carried out. The second predefined approaching altitude can be defined as being in contact with the touch surface of the touch panel.09-10-2009
20110221781PROJECTION DEVICE, PROJECTION DEVICE CONTROL METHOD, AND PROJECTION DEVICE CONTROL PROGRAM - A projection device for projecting an image includes: a distance detector that detects the distance between the projection device and a measurement object onto which the image is to be projected; and an image projector that projects a scale image in actual size onto the measurement object based on the distance detected by the distance detector.09-15-2011
20110221780IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - Compressed image data of different resolutions stored in a hard disk drive is divided into blocks of substantially regular sizes. A determination is made as to whether a required block is stored in the main memory at predefined time intervals. If the block is not stored, the block is loaded into the main memory. Subsequently, the loaded compressed image data is referred to so that data for an image of an area required for display or for an image of an area predicted to be required is decoded and stored in a buffer memory. Of the images stored in a buffer area, i.e. a display buffer, the image of a display area is rendered in a frame memory. The display buffer and the decoding buffer are switched depending on the timing of completion of decoding or the amount of change in the display area.09-15-2011
20090207189DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING IMAGE OBJECT - A display apparatus includes a display unit and a touch panel. The display unit has a display panel. The touch panel is electrically connected to the display unit and corresponds to a selected region of the display panel, for processing an image object in the selected region. A method for processing an image object includes: enabling a touch panel; displaying an image on a display panel of a display unit, wherein a selected region of the display panel corresponds to the touch panel; and processing the image object in the selected region.08-20-2009
20090213144APPARATUS AND METHOD TO CALCULATE RASTER DATA - A computer apparatus is disclosed for determining high quality raster data generation of scalar fields or vector fields, represented by piecewise polynomials or piecewise rational functions. It comprise one or more CPUs operative to do portions of the raster data generation algorithm, initializing sub-algorithms thereof, control the sub-algorithms, and possibly read back the generated raster data or transfer the raster data to other processors in the system. The computer apparatus further comprises one or more stream processing units operative to receive parts of the raster data algorithm from the CPUs and to execute sub-algorithms of the raster data algorithm, resulting in raster data that can be directly visualized, read back to the CPU or transferred to other processors.08-27-2009
20110227949READ APPARATUS AND OPERATION METHOD FOR E-BOOK - A read apparatus provided by the present invention has a screen, a storage unit and a processing module. The storage unit saves at least one e-book having a plurality of pages. Wherein, the processing module is coupled to the screen and storage unit. Therefore, the processing module can display the e-book on the screen, so as to responde a read request. Meanwhile, when the word size of the e-book has been adjusted, the processing module maintains original contents corresponding to each of pages in e-book for responding a browse request.09-22-2011
20120105483HEAD-MOUNTED DISPLAY CONTROL WITH IMAGE-CONTENT ANALYSIS - Operating a switchable head-mounted display apparatus includes: providing a head-mounted display that includes a switchable viewing area that switches between a transparent state and an information display state; operating the head-mounted display in the information viewing state to display image-sequence information; analyzing the image-sequence information to produce a signal estimating the propensity of the image-sequence information to induce motion sickness or symptoms of motion sickness in the user; and modifying the image-sequence information or the state of at least a portion of the switchable viewing area in response to the signal to reduce the propensity of the image-sequence information to induce motion sickness or symptoms of motion sickness in the user.05-03-2012
20100156940METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR UTILIZING TRANSFORMATION MATRICES TO PROCESS RASTERIZED IMAGE DATA - A method and system render rasterized data by receiving non-rasterized page description language data and a corresponding transformation matrix representing transformation operations to be performed. The non-rasterized page description language data is rasterizing to create rasterized data. The corresponding transformation matrix is decomposed into a plurality of individual transformation operation matrices and a discrete transformation operation value, from a corresponding individual transformation operation matrix, is generated for each transformation operation to be performed upon the rasterized data. The transformation operations are performed upon the rasterized data based upon the generated discrete transformation operation values.06-24-2010
20120194559APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SCREEN DISPLAYS IN TOUCH SCREEN TERMINAL - A method and apparatus for controlling screen display in a touch screen terminal. The method includes determining a zoom-in region, zooming in contents belonging to the zoom-in region at a corresponding magnification, and expressing the zoomed-in contents.08-02-2012
20100149216VARIABLE SCALING OF IMAGE DATA FOR ASPECT RATIO CONVERSION - A mechanism for enabling a user to vary the scale or zoom of image data for aspect ratio conversion using a graphical user interface is disclosed. A user may move a selector of the graphical user interface to one end for selecting a linear scaling, to the other end for selecting a parabolic scaling or in between for selecting a scaling associated with another function, thereby enabling a user to vary the magnitude of the scaling across the image data. A parametric function with a single parameter may be used to scale the image data, where the movement of the selector may change the parameter and consequently vary the scaling of the image data. In this manner, a user may efficiently vary or select the scaling of the image data using a graphical user interface to reduce objectionable distortion associated with changing the aspect ratio of the image data.06-17-2010
20100002016METHOD OF CONTROLLING TOUCH PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE AND TOUCH PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A method of controlling a touch panel display device, and a touch panel display device using the same, facilitate a user selection (touching) of a specific icon to improve the reliability of registering a touch event for the specific icon, thereby enabling smaller icons to be used with greater accuracy. The touch panel display device includes a touch panel exhibiting a plurality of coordinates corresponding to a screen area of the touch panel display device, the screen area including a zoom icon area; a touch panel controller for recognizing coordinates of a touch event, for storing the recognized coordinates in an internally provided memory, and for outputting a coordinates signal corresponding to the touch event by converting a value generated by the touch event into a corresponding coordinates value; a microprocessor for determining whether the coordinates value output from the touch panel controller corresponds to the zoom icon area of the screen area; a touch driver for outputting a zoom function signal corresponding to the coordinates value output from the touch panel controller; and a display for displaying a magnified icon area corresponding to the zoom icon area, if the microprocessor determines that the coordinates value output from the touch panel controller corresponds to the zoom icon area of the screen area. A method of controlling the above touch panel display device includes steps of displaying a zoom icon area on at least part of a screen made up of a plurality of coordinates; recognizing coordinates of a touch event, to determine whether the touch event corresponds to the displayed zoom icon area; and displaying, if it is determined that the touch event corresponds to the displayed zoom icon area, a magnified icon area corresponding to the zoom icon area.01-07-2010
20100188424IMAGE OUTPUTTING SYSTEM, IMAGE OUTPUTTING METHOD, AND IMAGE OUTPUTTING PROGRAM - The present invention is aimed at easily providing an image which is in focus at any position in the image to be an observation target of a user and is free from misalignment in the image in a virtual microscope or the like.07-29-2010
20090079765Proximity based computer display - A computer that can alter display the format or content of a computer display in response to context information indicating the proximity of a user to the display. Such a display may enable a person to make better use of information organization and delivery capabilities of the computer as the person engages in an active task. While the person is close to the display, the computer may present text in a relatively smaller size and information allowing interaction with the computer, such as objects that implement control functions, may be displayed. When the person is further from the display, the computer may present text in a relatively larger size and may omit control objects from the display to create space for the larger size text.03-26-2009
20100188426DISPLAY APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - A display apparatus includes a display unit displaying information on a display screen, a distance detector detecting a distance from the display screen to the face of an operator, and a controller causing the information to be enlarged and reduced on the display screen in response to a change of the detected distance.07-29-2010
20090046111Method For Operating A Device - A method for operating a navigation device provides a driver with the option of being presented with an overview of the route lying ahead in addition to a detailed illustration of the current position along the route section, namely without any complicated interactions with the navigation device. This navigation device independently changes the scale of the display of the route on the display means in dependence on a manually selected operating mode. The advantage of this method can be seen in a semi-automated solution that always enables the driver to decide exactly which information should be displayed by his navigation device at which time.02-19-2009
20100188425MODE-CHANGEOVER DEVICE - A mode-changeover device is provided for enabling observers' eyes to easily follow a display video image during the change of its display magnification. In a mode-changeover device (07-29-2010
20100259561VIRTUAL KEYPAD GENERATOR WITH LEARNING CAPABILITIES - Methods and systems enable defining customized virtual keyboards on a touch sensitive surface, such as a touchscreen. Using learning algorithms, a computing device may learn the typing patterns of a user and “morph” the keys of a virtual keyboard into locations, sizes, and orientations that are comfortable for the user and which may reduce typing errors. A user may create a custom keypad layout by performing a series of key strokes on a touch sensitive surface. The computing device may correlate the touch locations to particular keys and generate keypad layout data that can be used to display the virtual keyboard and interpret touches on the touch sensitive surface. The computing device may monitor user typing activity and refine the keypad layout data based on detected or corrected typing errors. Keypad layout data may be exported to other devices to enable users to take their virtual keyboards with them.10-14-2010
20100225667Content Display Method Content Display Device and Program - A thumbnail creating section creates a thumbnail of a specified object to be read. A linear information computing section computes an internal coordinate used as linear information from attribute information on each content. An order-of-priority determining section determines the order of priority of each content. A thumbnail line-forming section forms a line of thumbnails according to the scale specified by the user. A superposition thumbnail nondisplay section does not display a thumbnail having the lower order of priority than that of the other of the superposed thumbnails.09-09-2010
20100253701Map display apparatus - A map display apparatus receives an input of an expansion center point specified by an operation unit, and then retrieves, from an external memory, a base map having the largest scale also specified by the operation unit together with less larger scaled maps. The apparatus masks each of the retrieved base maps by generating mask parts for each of the base maps. The base maps and the generated mask parts are layered in an alternate manner to create a partially expanded map that provides an intuitive recognition of positional relationship with a reduced map creation process load.10-07-2010
20100141683PANORAMIC DISPLAY FOR A WIRELESS DEVICE - Various embodiments of a panoramic display for a wireless device are described. In one embodiment, a wireless device may include a display comprising a plurality of display regions. The display regions may include a central display region and multiple lateral display regions arranged to provide a panoramic display. Image compression and/or scaling may be applied to media content that is to be displayed in one or more of the lateral display regions based on the proximity of the lateral display region to the edge of the display.06-10-2010
20100253702IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - An image processing apparatus performs a downsampling process on image data, and supplies the image data after the downsampling process to a display device as image data for use in a display. Further, the image processing apparatus includes: a segmentation process section which performs a segmentation process on the image data; and a spatial filter section which performs first image processing that varies according to a result of the segmentation process. When a degree of downsampling in the downsampling process is not higher than a predetermined reference level, the spatial filter section performing the first image processing on the image data; and when the degree of downsampling in the downsampling process is higher than the predetermined reference level, the spatial filter section performs second image processing irrelevant to the result of the segmentation process, instead of performing the first image processing, on the image data. This brings about an advantage of making it possible to suppress deterioration in quality of an image whose preview is displayed.10-07-2010
20090160874Method for adjusting image output of a digital photo frame and related digital photo frame - A method for adjusting image output of a digital photo frame comprising storing a plurality of digital image data, displaying the plurality of digital image data, measuring a distance between the digital photo frame and a user, and adjusting display modes of the plurality of digital image data according to the distance between the digital photo frame and the user.06-25-2009
20110032274SCREEN DISPLAY SYSTEM AND SCREEN DISPLAY PROGRAM - A small screen displays system 02-10-2011
20120242705ADJUSTING DISPLAY FORMAT IN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A display format adjustment system includes a display control module, a distance measurement module, a timer controller, and a display format determination module. The display control module displays content in a first display format on a display. The distance measurement module continuously measures the current distance between a viewer and the display screen. The timer controller starts a timer. Once the current distance changes, the timer controller restarts the timer. If the timer reaches a predetermined time, the display format determination module determines a second display format based on the first display format and the display control module displays the content in the second display format.09-27-2012
20120242704METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPERATING GRAPHIC MENU BAR AND RECORDING MEDIUM USING THE SAME - A method and an apparatus for operating a graphic menu bar and a recording medium using the same, suitable for a portable electronic device having a touch screen, are provided. First, a graphic menu bar is provided, which includes M graphic items arranged in sequence, where M is a positive integer. Next, the touch screen is divided into N display blocks along a coordinate axis direction for displaying N connected graphic items in graphic menu bar, where N is a positive integer smaller than M. When the touch screen detects a touch signal in display blocks and the touch signal is moved toward the coordinate axis direction for a first displacement, the graphic menu bar displayed on the touch screen is moved toward a direction opposite to the coordinate axis direction for a second displacement, and the second displacement is equal to the product of the first displacement and (M−N)/N.09-27-2012
20080284799Discontinous Zoom - In a method and apparatus for zooming on a display device, instead of zooming just on the pixels in the display, zooming is effected on discernable objects comprising pixel in the displayed image. Initially, spaces between the discernable objects is reduced, and then the discernable objects are increased in size until the objects reach a minimum surface area, which is the minimum size, based on the size and resolution of the display, recognizable by a user. Zooming is then suspended until the user selects one of the objects. Zooming is then allowed to continue on only the selected object until the maximum zooming factor is reached.11-20-2008
20120032985SUPERVISORY CONTROL SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS - A supervisory control system includes a display unit for displaying an overview picture including at least one object. The supervisory control system further includes a display view displaying in an integrated manner the overview picture including overview information and a detailed information view including detailed information. A corresponding method and computer program products are also included.02-09-2012
20090109243APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ZOOMING OBJECTS ON A DISPLAY - A method including determining a content area of a display including at least one content item to be scaled, presenting scaled content, corresponding to the at least one content item, in an scaled content area on the display, providing an indication of the scaled content area on the display and returning the scaled content to a previous size by selecting an area of the display that is outside the indicated scaled content area.04-30-2009
20100045704METHOD FOR CHANGING DYNAMIC DISPLAY MODE AND APPARATUS THEREOF IN CAR NAVIGATION SYSTEM - A method of changing a display mode in a car navigation system, the method including: acquiring distance information from a current vehicle location to a guide point; and gradually changing the display mode into any one of a two-dimensional display mode and a three-dimensional display mode based on the distance information.02-25-2010
20100295871SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MAGNIFYING DISPLAY ELEMENTS - Systems and methods for magnifying screen elements for display are provided. A screen magnification tool to scale the content of a computer display screen by rendering elements which were meant to be rendered at the original size at a larger size, so that the final enlarged output is more legible.11-25-2010
20130135354ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a display, a backlight, a backlight adjusting module, and a gradation level converter. The backlight is configured to turn on with a first brightness or a second brightness which has a lower brightness level than the first brightness. The backlight adjusting module is configured to adjust a brightness of the backlight to the second brightness in response to changing of a size of a display area for displaying content on the display to a specified size or more when the backlight is turned on with the first brightness. The gradation level converter configured to execute gradation level conversion to increase a gradation level value of the content.05-30-2013
20130135355COMPUTING DEVICE AND PRODUCT REPORT METHOD - A method for programming a measuring program into a computing device. The computing device selects a partial drawing from a panoramic drawing of a product using a frame, and marks the frame in the panoramic drawing. The computing device sets a pattern of a report and shows the partial drawing and the panoramic drawing in the report. The computing device adjusts a size of the panoramic drawing and the size of the panoramic drawing in the report until the panoramic drawing does not superpose on the partial drawing in the report. The computing device generate a measuring program which is capable of executing the procedure mentioned above.05-30-2013
20130141466REAL TIME SPECTRUM ANALYZER WITH ZOOM DISPLAY - The described test and measurement instrument includes a processor for generating a bitmap image from an input test signal, a user interface for identifying a portion of the bitmap image, and a second image generator structured to generate a second image from the identified portion of the bitmap image. The second image may be a zoomed image from the original bitmap, and the images may be time-corrected before being displayed.06-06-2013
20090002398Method and apparatus for scaling an image to produce a scaled image - According to embodiments described in the specification, a method, and apparatus for scaling an image to produce a scaled image is described, the image comprising an array of image pixels, and the scaled image comprising an array of scaled pixels. In a first step a map is created between the array of scaled pixels and the array of image pixels. In a second step, an energy parameter of each image pixel in the array of image pixels is determined. In a third step, a fraction of a given image pixel which overlaps a given scaled pixel in the array of scaled pixels is determined for each image pixel, in the array of image pixels. In a final step the energy parameter of the given image pixel is distributed between scaled pixels which overlap the given image pixel, the distributing based on the fraction, such that the energy parameter is conserved.01-01-2009
20090002397Context Aware Image Conversion Method and Playback System - The embodiments of invention provide method and apparatus for converting one or more images for display on a display surface. The output image is obtained from an input image. We scale the input image to generate a foreground image, in which a content of the foreground image corresponds directly to a content of the input image, and in which a resolution of the foreground image when displayed is smaller than a resolution of a display surface. The input image is also transformed to a background image, in which a content of the background image depends indirectly on the input image, and in which a resolution of the background image is larger than the resolution of the foreground image. Next, the foreground image is combined with the background image to form the output image, in which pixels of the foreground image replace corresponding pixels of the background image.01-01-2009
20110128301ELECTRONIC MAGNIFIER - A purpose of the invention is to provide an electronic magnifier that can facilitate grasping of a position when a display portion is moved in a magnified display state and can improve the visibility. An image capturing section 06-02-2011
20090066729Real-time display of measurement array data for handheld computing devices in communication with instruments - The present invention provides a method for a handheld computer with a graphical display showing multiple points of data in real-time from a microcontroller-driven analog measurement instrument via a low speed, wired or wireless transport. A finite amount of measurements are taken at a predetermined interval from a sensor wherein the measurements are converted into a digital word using an Analog to Digital converter and a high speed microcontroller performing all the timing operations to read the sensor. The measurements read from the Analog to Digital converter are then stored in a signal buffer where mathematical transformations, such as integrations and domain conversions are done on the signal buffer as instructed from software running on a client machine. Once the desired transformations are complete either all or a contiguous subset of the measurements are scaled to an array of integers that denote display coordinates in a predetermined viewing area on the clients LCD display. This display coordinate integer array is then compressed before it is sent to the client for viewing via either a wired serial transport or a wireless serial transport.03-12-2009
20110032273Method for Requesting and Viewing an Attachment Image on a Portable Electronic Device - A method for viewing a full image of a server stored original attachment on a portable electronic device including: building a graph structure within the server representing a map of the original image, downloading and displaying a re-sized image from the server to the portable electronic device, the original image exceeding an image size limit of the portable electronic device indicative of screen size of the portable electronic device, calculating width and height parameters of the full image, sending a request from the portable electronic device to the server to enlarge the image displayed on the device based on the width and height parameters, the request including the image size limit, retrieving and traversing the graph structure within the server to locate a separate image component constructed for the image size limit, collecting image binary data from the separate image component and modifying the image binary data based on the width and height parameters to create the full image of the original image and downloading the full image of the original image to the portable electronic device.02-10-2011
20110115821Control Method, Control Device and Electronic Device - A control method for an electronic device includes detecting a distance between an object and a reference point of the electronic device, and generating a control command for the electronic device according to the distance between the object and the reference point, in order to control the electronic device to perform a corresponding function.05-19-2011
20100171765DIGITAL TELEVISION AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING CONTENTS USING THE SAME - A DTV and a method of displaying content using the same are provided. The DTV includes: a plurality of display units physically isolated from each other; and a control unit configured to, if a predetermined first event has occurred, move a content displayed on the first display unit among the plurality of display units and display the content on the second display unit among the plurality of display units, wherein the control unit is configured to control the display of the content such that the movement process of the content is visually recognized.07-08-2010
20110074824DYNAMIC IMAGE PRESENTATION - One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for efficiently organizing images in a display. A size of an image is scaled by an image scale factor, while an aspect ratio for the image is maintained, where the image scale factor comprises a combination of a first scale distance and a second scale distance. The scaled image is filled into a first display line, if the size of the scaled image is not greater than an amount of display space remaining in the first display line; otherwise the scaled image is filled into a second display line. The image is expanded to mitigate white space in the display after the scaling, while maintaining the image's aspect ratio. This can be performed for a collection of images presented on a display to provide an enhanced user experience.03-31-2011
20100225668Modes and Interfaces for Observation, and Manipulation of Digital Images on Computer Screen in Support of Pathologist's Workflow - Disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, is a method of manipulating a microscopy slide image. Disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, is a method of panning across the entire width and height of a microscopy slide image. Disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, is a method of changing the magnification of a microscopy slide image.09-09-2010
20100220113Zoomed Viewing of Terminal Charts - The different advantageous embodiments provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating a display of magnified information. A selection is received of an area of a chart on a display device to form a selected area through a user input device. Coordinates are identified for the selected area. A category assigned to the selected area is identified using the coordinates identified. Related areas of the chart are identified using the category identified. The selected area and the related areas are compiled to form display information and the display information is displayed on the display device having a selected size.09-02-2010
20090219302ELECTRONIC DEVICE CAPABLE OF PROCESSING IMAGE AND METHOD THEREOF - A method for processing an image before the image is displayed on a display unit, including: obtaining information of the image and judging the aspect ratio of the image whether equal to the aspect ratio of the display unit; if equality, then display the image on the display unit; else, stretching the image to make the size of the image equal to the size of the display unit; blurring the stretched image; covering the blurred image with the original image and obtaining a combination image; displaying the combination image on the display unit. Present invention also provides an electronic device with the image processing function.09-03-2009
20110084986METHOD FOR DISPLAYING BACKGROUND SCREEN IN MOBILE TERMINAL - Disclosed is a method for displaying a background screen in a mobile terminal, the method including the steps of resizing other background screens, except for a current background screen currently being displayed, among a plurality of background screens to a predefined display size when a predefined key is input, and displaying the resized background screens in predefined regions, respectively, within a display area in which the current background screen is displayed.04-14-2011
20100188427Process for Determining, Scaling, Providing, Comparative Information in Accurate, Useful, Easily Recognized, and Understandable Manner - A machine-implemented process for determining, scaling, providing, and presenting comparative information in an accurate, scaled, useful, easily recognized, and understandable manner, including: reading the data sets; setting first and second boundaries of a first reference axis using first coordinates of data points of one data set having maximum and minimum values, respectively; setting first and second boundaries of each of the other reference axes by adjusting either the first coordinate of one data point of the selected data set having a maximum value or the first coordinate of one data point of the selected data set having a minimum value, wherein every E-value calculated based on the thus-obtained final first and second boundaries of the each of the other reference axes is substantially equal to an E-value of the first data set; and plotting the data points of the data sets. An electronic device capable of presenting a multiple-axis graph is also disclosed.07-29-2010
20100171762GRAPHICS DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH ANTI-FLUTTER FILTERING AND VERTICAL SCALING FEATURE - A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The chip includes a single polyphase filter that preferably provides both anti-flutter filtering and scaling of graphics. Anti-flutter filtering may help reduce display flicker due to the interlaced nature of television displays. The scaling of graphics may be used to convert the normally square pixel aspect ratio of graphics to the normally rectangular pixel aspect ratio of video.07-08-2010
20090322791APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TOUCH SCREEN EDITING OF DIGITAL IMAGES - An apparatus for displaying various aspects of images according to a user's operation includes a touch screen display on which an image is displayed, a compressing module supporting a compressing mode for displaying a portion of an image with a compressed appearance, a stretch module for displaying a portion of an image with a stretched appearance, an object insertion module for adorned a displayed image with props displayed on the touch screen display; and a doodle module for adding doodles to a displayed image.12-31-2009
20110148933INFORMATION-PROCESSING DEVICE AND PROGRAM - In a communication terminal device, in a case where the arrangement of the windows is changed in a list screen, an overhead screen is initially displayed, in which the list screen is overviewed, and the arrangement of the windows is subsequently changed in the overhead screen, and a magnified screen (original screen) of the overhead screen, in which the arrangement of the windows has been changed, is displayed last, as described in the foregoing. By displaying a magnified image, it is possible to make windows better visible in a small display area of a mobile phone. Also, in a case where a window exists that cannot be displayed in a magnified screen, by displaying an overhead screen, it becomes possible for a user to recognize a fact that a window that cannot be displayed exists in a magnified screen, and also recognize a position of the window.06-23-2011
20110210985CONTROLLING A DISPLAY DEVICE TO DISPLAY PORTIONS OF AN ENTIRE IMAGE IN A DISPLAY AREA - A computer-implemented method is for controlling display of an image, in a display area, by a display device. A plurality of elements of a sequence is determined based on operation of an input device. A position in the entire image is determined, associated with the determined one of the plurality of elements in the sequence. Based on the determined position in the entire image, a corresponding portion of the entire image is caused to be displayed in the display area.09-01-2011
20110074825DISPLAY DEVICE AND INPUT OPERATION SYSTEM HAVING THE SAME - A screen has four main regions located in a cross direction and respectively assigned to four operation images. The screen has an outer periphery region around a center region. The outer periphery region includes an unfilled outermost circumference region, a boundary region, which is between operation images adjacent to each other, and a remaining region, in which the four operation images are paved. At least one of the four operation images is located over a corresponding one main region and an adjacent region, which is adjacent to the corresponding one main region in a circumferential direction around the center region. Each of the four operation images has an image region including a largest rectangle region surrounded by sides being in parallel with sides of the screen. The largest rectangle region has an area greater than 50% of a total area of the image region.03-31-2011
20110074826IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - According to the image display method, apparatus, and program of the present invention, when a user moves a display location to partially display text that is described in an image over a wide area, the burden of the user in performing return operations with respect to the screen display can be reduced by freely selecting and storing a return destination of the screen from among displayed partial regions in accordance with a user instruction, and thereafter returning to the display of the stored partial region in accordance with an instruction of the user.03-31-2011
20120120110APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING INFORMATION AS BACKGROUND OF USER INTERFACE - Apparatus and method for displaying information as a background of a user interface. In order to display the information as the background of a user interface, information such as user interest information may be received from a user. Based on the received information, contents may be retrieved. Then, the background of the user interface may be formed with at least one image. Each image of the at least one image may represent a respective one of the retrieved contents. The user interface having the background formed with the at least one image may be displayed.05-17-2012
20110148930AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENT OF A DISPLAY PARAMETER BASED ON VIEWER DISTANCE - A display system includes a display having at least one display parameter, a controller operatively coupled to the display, and a sensor operatively coupled to the controller. The sensor is configured and disposed to detect a distance between the display and a person viewing the display. The controller is configured and disposed to automatically reconfigure the at least one display parameter based on the distance between the display and the person viewing the display detected by the sensor.06-23-2011
20110025715APPROPRIATELY SCALED MAP DISPLAY WITH SUPERPOSED INFORMATION - Methods, apparatuses and systems are provided for determining an appropriate scaling of a map display or providing an appropriately scaled map display.02-03-2011
20100295872DISPLAY DRIVER AND DRIVING METHOD - The present invention is directed to improve efficiency in use of a memory for storing display data which is used for an overdrive process. A display driver for driving a display device compresses image display data, stores the compressed data into a memory, and generates a preceding frame by decompressing the data read from the memory. A setting unit divides a display screen of the display device into, for example, a first region as a center part and a second region as a peripheral part. An overdrive computing unit generates overdrive display data in response to a present-time frame and the preceding frame, compresses the image display data in the first and second regions at first and second data compression ratios of small and large values, respectively, and stores the compressed data into the memory. By saving the space of the memory, the picture quality in the first region is improved.11-25-2010
20110254863IN-VEHICLE DISPLAY DEVICE - An in-vehicle display device mounted on a vehicle includes: an application execution element for executing an application program; a display element for displaying an image according to a image display instruction input from the application execution element when the application execution element executes the application program; a determination element for determining whether a predetermined certification information is attached to the application program; and a change instruction input element for inputting a change instruction into the display element when the determination element determines that the predetermined certification information is not attached to the application program. The change instruction is one of an extension instruction and a size reduction instruction and the extension instruction provides to extend an update interval of the image, and the size reduction instruction provides to reduce a display region of the image.10-20-2011
20100277507Data Visualization Platform Performance Optimization - Data visualization platform optimization may be provided. Applications may provide data values and request creation of a visualization from a data visualization platform (DVP). The DVP may composite a plurality of geometry records associated with a subset of the visualization's data values. The application may render the visualization by iterating through the geometry vectors and translating a subset of the vectors into drawing instructions for output to a display device.11-04-2010
20090002399Method and system for browsing pictures by using a keypad - The present invention relates to a method for browsing pictures by using a keypad, which comprises steps of: A. dividing a picture to be browsed into picture blocks corresponding to keys in a one-to-one correspondence according to a key disposition of an apparatus's keypad; B. determining a picture block corresponding to a currently pressed key by sensing the position of the pressed key; and C. selecting a mode for enlarging picture, and enlarging the picture with the center of the picture block determined in step B as its basis point. The method and system for browsing pictures by using a keypad improve the efficiency of enlarging pictures during the procedure of browsing pictures, can be simply implemented, and brings a novel interactive manner and a new experience to the users.01-01-2009
20120032984DATA BROWSING SYSTEMS AND METHODS WITH AT LEAST ONE SENSOR, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS THEREOF - The present invention provides an embodiment of a data browsing system with at least one sensor, which is applied to an electronic device and includes a storage unit, a display unit, at least one sensor and a processing unit. The storage unit stores a plurality of data contents. The display unit displays a first data content of the plurality of data contents. The at least one sensor is arranged for detecting a first motion of the electronic device. The processing unit is arranged for displaying determining a second data content of the plurality of data contents according to the first motion of the electronic device and displaying the second data content on the display unit.02-09-2012
20090109244Method and apparatus for maintaining a visual appearance of at least one window when a resolution of the screen changes - A method and apparatus for maintaining a visual appearance of at least one window displayed on a screen after a change in a resolution of the screen includes a first step of receiving a display change notice indicative that the resolution of the screen is to be changed from a current screen resolution to a new screen resolution. A second step of determining the current screen resolution. A third step of determining the new screen resolution. A fourth step of generating at least one scaling factor based on the current screen resolution and the new screen resolution. A fifth step of transmitting a windows resize to a window drawing module for triggering drawing the window on the screen using the new visual parameters when the resolution changes from the current screen resolution to the new screen resolution.04-30-2009
20110254864CALCULATION DEVICE, MOVEMENT DETECTION DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - The calculation device (10-20-2011
20080252662Methods of Displaying Information at Different Zoom Settings and Related Devices and Computer Program Products - A method of displaying pages of information on an electronic screen may include receiving a first page of information including first text, and rendering the first page of information including the first text on the electronic screen at a first zoom setting. After rendering the first page of information at the first zoom setting, zoom input may be accepted from a user through a user interface, and the first page of information including the first text may be rendered on the electronic screen at a second zoom setting different than the first zoom setting responsive to the zoom input. In addition, a target text size may be saved in electronic memory, and the target text size may represent a size of the first text on the electronic screen at the second zoom setting. A second page of information including second text different than the first text may be received, and a third zoom setting may be determined responsive to the target text size and responsive to the second text. The second page of information including the second text may then be rendered on the electronic screen at a third zoom setting. Related devices and computer program products are also discussed.10-16-2008
20120200605FLOW RADIOLOGY USER INTERFACE - The present invention concerns a novel and non-obvious system for viewing and interpreting radiology films by integrating one or more prior films from the same subject with the current film in a manner that produces a chronological moving image of the films.08-09-2012
20080204475Power reduction driving controller, organic light emitting display including the same, and associated methods - A power reduction driving controller includes an image analyzer adapted to analyze input image data, a scaling factor calculator adapted to generate a scaling factor with respect to the analyzed input image data, and to apply the scaling factor to the input image data to generate a scaled-down image data, and an intensity resealing unit adapted to reduce an overall intensity level of the input image data.08-28-2008
20110164061METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MAGNIFYING COMPUTER SCREEN DISPLAY - A screen magnification tool to scale the content of a computer display screen by distinguishing text and non-text elements of the content and applying different scaling methods to the text and non-text elements. Information about the text elements is stored in a database. Other embodiments are also described.07-07-2011
20110164062INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE - An information processing device capable of processing navigation information is provided. A touch panel can display images and can receive a user's touch operation. An image generation section generates a navigation image including a map image and a plurality of operation button images for receiving the touch operation, the images being displayed on the touch panel. A plurality of operation button images include a first operation button image related to a navigation function and a second operation button image related to a plurality of functions other than the navigation function. The image generation section generates a first image which is obtained by combining the navigation image and the first operation button image and a second image which includes the second operation button. The first image and the second image are respectively displayed in a first display region and a second display region. The first display region and the second display region are separated by a movable boundary.07-07-2011
20110164060DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - A display control apparatus includes: a display section; a detecting section which detects an indication manipulation for a manipulation surface; and a control section which detects, if the indication manipulation for the manipulation surface is detected by the detecting section, an area in the manipulation surface indicated through the indication manipulation, and enlarges an image on the basis of the detected area to be displayed on the display section.07-07-2011
20110164059RESCALING FOR INTEROPERABILITY IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS - Exemplary embodiments include a method for transferring objects from a first virtual environment residing on a first computer system to a second virtual environment residing on a second computer system, the method including determining whether dimensions of the second virtual environment are compatible with dimensions of the first virtual environment, in response to a determination that the dimensions of the second virtual environment are not compatible with the dimensions of the first virtual environment, performing an interoperability rescaling between the first virtual environment and the second virtual environment and transferring the object from the first virtual environment to the second virtual environment.07-07-2011
20120133679SERVER, CLIENT, IMAGE ACQUISITION METHOD - According to one embodiment, a client apparatus, includes an image acquisition unit, a use reception unit, an image size detection unit, a size change unit and a sending unit. The image acquisition unit acquire an image file from externally. The use reception unit receipt a selection of a use for the image file from various image-related uses. The image size detection unit detect the size information of an image corresponding to the use selected by the use reception unit from various size information and respectively corresponding to images for the various uses. The size change unit change the size of the image data stored in the image file acquired by the image acquisition unit to the size. The sending unit upload the image file in which the image data the size of which is changed by the size changing unit is stored to a server.05-31-2012
20110134144DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD OF THE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An apparatus includes a bendable substrate, light-emitting elements, a sensor, and a display controller. The display controller is configured to control the light-emitting elements at least in part based upon a bending of the substrate, which is detected by the sensor.06-09-2011
20110134145DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a flexible substrate, a display unit including multiple light-emitting elements arranged at the substrate and configured to display an image according to an image signal, a displacement sensor provided to at least one of a front surface and a back surface of the substrate and configured to detect a curved state of the substrate, and a control unit configured to execute a control by which the image is split and displayed in the display unit when a curve of the substrate is detected by the displacement sensor.06-09-2011
20130169688SYSTEM FOR ENLARGING BUTTONS ON THE TOUCH SCREEN - A system includes a detecting module, a button determining module, and a button enlarging module. The button determining module controls an object detector to detect an object approaches the touch screen and generates a position signal associated with a position on the touch screen where the detected object approaches. The button determining module determines the position on the touch screen where the object approaches according to the position signal and determines one or more buttons designated at the determined position. The button enlarging module enlarges display size of the one or more buttons displayed at the determined position.07-04-2013
20130169689METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING DIGITAL MAP IN CLIENT - A method and apparatus for displaying a digital map in a client is provided. The method includes determining a part to be magnified and displayed on the digital map, displaying a magnified map image corresponding to the determined part, receiving information about the magnified map image from a server, and displaying the information received from the server on the magnified map image.07-04-2013
20120200606DETAIL-IN-CONTEXT LENSES FOR DIGITAL IMAGE CROPPING, MEASUREMENT AND ONLINE MAPS - In one or more implementations, a signal is received selecting a geographic location in an original image of a digital map for display on a display. The original image is distorted to give an appearance of a lens being applied to the digital map for display on the display, the appearance of the lens including a focal region that includes a magnification of the geographic location and a base region that surrounds the focal region.08-09-2012
20120206490PRINT DATA CREATING APPARATUS, PRINT DATA CREATING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT - A print data creating apparatus includes an image displaying unit that displays image data; a display image enlarging and reducing unit that enlarges and reduces a display image displayed on the image displaying unit; a region instruction receiving unit that receives a user's instruction to specify a region on the display image; a marker size changing unit that changes a size of a marker that is a seed used in a region growing method in accordance with an enlargement or reduction ratio of the display image; a region splitting unit that performs region split by using the region growing method in response to the region instruction; a display changing unit that changes display based on a result of the region split; and a print data creating unit that creates print data based on a result of the change by the display changing unit.08-16-2012
20120147052OPERATION CONTROL DEVICE, OPERATION CONTROL METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - An operation control device includes a contact detection unit for detecting contact of an operation body with a display surface of a display unit on which information is displayed, a pressure detection unit, provided on the display unit, for detecting a pressure at which the operation body presses the display surface of the display unit, and an operation control unit for changing a display state of the information displayed on the display unit in a forward or reverse direction on the basis of an amount of pressure detected by the pressure detection unit until the operation body makes contact with and is separated from the display surface of the display unit.06-14-2012
20120147051IMAGE ENLARGEMENT DEVICE, IMAGE ENLARGEMENT PROGRAM AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - There is provided an image enlargement device including: an image enlargement filter that generates a first enlarged image by enlarging an input image; a wavelet transform portion that performs a wavelet transform on the first enlarged image; gain processing portions that perform gain processing on sub-band components including high-frequency components output from the wavelet transform portion; and an inverse wavelet transform portion that regards, as a wavelet transformed image, the input image and the sub-band components including high-frequency components which are output from the gain processing portion and on which the gain processing has been performed, and that generates a second enlarged image by performing an inverse wavelet transform.06-14-2012
20120147050METHOD OF ENTERING A COMMAND FOR ZOOMING IMAGE SHOWN ON TOUCH SCREEN AND TOUCH SCREEN DEVICE READING SUCH COMMAND - A method for zooming image shown in a touch screen includes reading information of a continuous writing locus formed on the touch screen; selecting a first group of points and a second group of points in the writing locus formed in time sequence; dealing with the first group and second group of points and obtaining a first radius and a second radius; comparing the first radius and the second radius to define a zooming command; executing the zooming command. A touch screen reading such writing locus into zooming command is also provided.06-14-2012
20110080429OVERCOMING A DISPLAY UNIT RESOLUTION LIMIT IN A COMPUTING DEVICE - A method includes preventing a filtering of a display attribute outside a range of values of a native display attribute compatible with a display unit of a computing device during loading of a display driver of the display unit on the computing device. The method also includes rendering a multimedia application having a display attribute outside the range of values of the native display attribute on the display unit.04-07-2011
20100110108METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OPTIMIZING AN IMAGE DISPLAYED ON A SCREEN - A method and electronic device is provided for optimizing an image displayed on a screen on the electronic device. The size of the image is maximized in relation to the size of the screen and readability of the text in the image is determined by using graphic parameters.05-06-2010
20100214321IMAGE OBJECT DETECTION BROWSER - At least one object in an image presented on a display of an apparatus is detected and image location data for each of the at least one object is obtained. Each detected object on the display is presented in a sequential fashion based the obtained image location data, where the image is panned on the display and a currently displayed object is resized by an image resizing module of the apparatus to be a focal point of the image.08-26-2010
20120147049METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING SCREEN OF MOBILE TERMINAL WITH TOUCH SCREEN - A method and apparatus for displaying a screen of a mobile terminal with a touch screen are provided. The method for displaying an edit screen of a mobile terminal with a touch screen, includes: displaying at least one item having the same size on an idle screen in an idle mode; receiving edit mode entry input for editing the at least one item; and setting sizes of respective items to different ones according to location of the items within the touch screen during an edit mode for display.06-14-2012
20100066764SELECTIVE CHARACTER MAGNIFICATION ON TOUCH SCREEN DEVICES - Selectively magnifying a set of characters on a touch screen of a computing device. Input is received from a user via the touch screen. A target character is identified, along with a plurality of other characters, based on the received input. In some embodiments, the plurality of other characters includes characters adjacent to the target character, or symbols appropriate for the target character. The target character and plurality of other characters are magnified either by touching the screen or by getting in close proximity from the screen to enable the user to accurately select one or more intended characters from the magnified characters.03-18-2010
20100194783MAP DISPLAY DEVICE - In a display device of the present invention, a map, one or more positions on the map, and one or more information pieces associated with the positions are stored; the stored map is displayed in on a display; one or more prescribed-sized display area portions of a display area, on which the map is displayed, is selected; and an information piece associated with a position on the map being displayed in the prescribed-sized display area portion is displayed on the map.08-05-2010
20110148932METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BROWSING IMAGES - The present invention relates to a method for browsing images and an Image browser. The browsing is performed on a display of an electronic device having an image cache and includes the acts of determining an image, from accessible images not already stored in the image cache, being more likely to be displayed during the browsing than one image already stored in the image cache, storing the determined image in the image cache, shifting images presented on the display in response to a user input and at an image shifting rate of S. Said shifting images includes reading image data from the image cache and present the image on the display. The image browser includes a display, a dynamic Graphic User Interface, GUI, generator arranged to present images in accordance with a specific layout and to shift images at a specific image shifting rate S, an image cache arranged to temporarily store a plurality of images for use by the dynamic GUI generator, an access to a data storage, and an image retriever arranged to retrieve an image from the data storage and place it in the cache in case of the image retriever discovers an image in the data storage that is not present in the image cache and that is more likely to be displayed than one of the images present in the image cache. The image shifting rate S is frequently updated and is proportional to the present number of images in the image cache that are likely kept for browsing.06-23-2011
20100026722DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - The present invention relates to a display control apparatus, a display control method, and a program that allow checking of an image. A signal processing unit 02-04-2010
20100020104DISPLAY PROCESSING DEVICE, DISPLAY PROCESSING METHOD, AND DISPLAY PROCESSING PROGRAM - The height and width of a GUI component are defined in advance using a reference height and a reference width. The height of a character inserted in the GUI component is defined in advance using the reference height. When the GUI component is displayed on a display unit, the reference height and the reference width of a reference font size are set to values corresponding to resolution of the display unit. When a panel with resolution of 1024×768 is used as the display unit, for example, the reference height is set to 25 and the reference width is set to 19. When a panel with resolution of 640×480 is used as the display unit, each of the reference height and the reference width is set to 16.01-28-2010
20100020103Interface with and communication between mobile electronic devices - An input device and mobile electronic devices having improved user interface capabilities are described. In one embodiment, a “triple-threat” device is provided in the form of a mobile electronic device of a slider construction. A two-way slider mechanism is provided. In one embodiment, a screen of the mobile electronic device is touch-sensitive (touch input); in a first slider position, tactile-response keys are exposed (key input); in another slider position, a writing pad is exposed (stylus input).01-28-2010
20120038675ASSISTED ZOOM - An apparatus includes a planar display defining an outward pointing normal vector and an inward pointing normal vector; sensor circuitry configured to sense an initial relative position of the planar display and configured to sense a change in relative position of the planar display; and zoom circuitry configured to zoom an image presented on the planar display responsive to a change in relative position of the display sensed by the sensor circuitry where the change in relative position has a vector component along one of the normal vectors. Various other apparatuses, systems, methods, etc., are also disclosed.02-16-2012
20100271401Touch Wheel Zoom And Pan - Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with controlling zooming and panning on a handheld computing device (e.g., personal digital assistant (PDA)) are described. A PDA may include a touch sensor that can generate both rotational and flick signals. A PDA may display images at different zoom levels. When “zoomed in”, less than an entire image may be displayed. Therefore a PDA may pan to different viewable image portions. An example system includes a receive logic to receive a rotational signal from the touch sensor. The rotational signal has a direction that indicates a desired zoom level change. The example system includes a control logic to change the zoom level in response to the rotational signal and to control the PDA to display the image in accordance with the updated zoom level.10-28-2010
20120147048Method and Input-Output Device for Rendering at least one of Audio, Video and Computer Graphics Content and Servicing Device for Delivering at least one of Pre-Rendered Audio, Pre-Rendered Video and Pre-Rendered Computer Graphics Content - A method and an input-output device are proposed for rendering content. Further, a servicing device is proposed for delivering pre-rendered content.06-14-2012
20120306926INLINE SCALING UNIT FOR MIRROR MODE - A scaling unit is disclosed that is within a computing device having an internal display and an external interface. The scaling unit facilitates the concurrent presentation of images on the internal display and an external display connected to the external interface. In configurations in which the external interface does not have sufficient data width to concurrently display images on the external display at the same resolution as the internal display, the scaling unit may be used to reduce the number of pixels in a line, thus reducing bandwidth requirements at the external interface. The scaling unit may also scale further to maintain an aspect ratio of the image displayed on the internal display. Further vertical scaling may be performed outside the computing device (e.g., by a dongle coupled between the computing device and the external display), such that the scaling unit may be implemented with reduced memory requirements.12-06-2012
20120306928DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - There is provided a display control device including an operation detection unit configured to detect an enlargement operation on any image displayed within a display screen among a plurality of images having a predetermined relation, and a display control Unit configured to determine a display area of the image based on the detected enlargement operation and to cause a portion corresponding to the display area to be enlarged and displayed for each of the images displayed within the display screen.12-06-2012
20120306927MOBILE TERMINAL AND DISPLAY CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal and display controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a different function may be executed in accordance with whether a means for touching a touchscreen is a user finger or a touch pen.12-06-2012
20110148931APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SIZE OF DISPLAY DATA IN PORTABLE TERMINAL - An apparatus and method for controlling a size of display data in a portable terminal are provided. The apparatus includes a controller for automatically controlling a size of display data according to a preset user's reference eyesight. Accordingly, the size of displayed text can be automatically expanded or reduced in the portable terminal based on the user's eyesight or a distance of the user.06-23-2011
20090079764Method for digitally magnifying images - A method for digitally magnifying images applied to an electronic device includes the steps of: reading in a preview image inputted into the electronic device; executing a 2-fold image magnifying process to the preview image; executing a fuzziness removing process to the preview image; segmenting the preview image into a background area and a text area, executing a correspondingly text strengthening process to the text area; and determining if the preview image is magnified up to a predetermined amplification factor; if yes, outputting the preview image after being magnified to a display screen for displaying the preview image; and otherwise, going back to re-execute the 2-fold image magnifying process to the magnified preview image, and then executing the fuzziness removing process and the text strengthening process, in order to generate the preview image magnified about 4-fold or more.03-26-2009
20110050731System and method of adjusting zoom factors of display area and display contents - This specification discloses system and method of adjusting the zoom factors of display area and display contents. A zoom region around the cursor is zoomed by the area zoom factor, rendering an area zoomed image for display. The user can then adjust the zoom of the display area. The area zoomed image is zoomed by the contents zoom factor, rendering a contents zoomed image for display. The user can then zoom the display contents. The system thus achieves the effects of zooming the display area and display contents.03-03-2011
20110050730Method of displaying data on a portable electronic device according to detected movement of the portable electronic device - A method of viewing data on a portable electronic device includes presenting data on a display of the portable electronic device, the portable electronic device having a sensor for detecting movement of the portable electronic device, the sensor detecting movement of the portable electronic device in a first direction, the first direction being parallel with the horizontal, and scrolling the data presented on the display in the first direction in response to the sensor detecting movement of the portable electronic device in the first direction.03-03-2011
20120038676METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING - A display method for controlling a display state of an image regardless of a motion direction, includes displaying an image in a screen; and when an inward or outward motion having a center, is input onto the screen, the motion moving in a direction toward or away from the center, controlling a display state of the image according to the direction of the motion.02-16-2012
20100302280RENDERING ALIGNED PERSPECTIVE IMAGES - Techniques and systems are disclosed for navigating human scale image data using aligned perspective images. A consecutive sequence of digital images is stacked together by aligning consecutive images laterally with an image offset between edges of consecutive images corresponding to a distance between respective view windows of the consecutive images. A view window of an image in the sequence is rendered, where the view window of the image corresponds to a desired location. Offset portions of the view window of a desired number of images in the sequence are rendered, for example, alongside the full view of the image at the desired location.12-02-2010
20120098865PROJECTOR - A projector is provided with a projection unit that projects onto a projection surface a projected image that is based on image data; a detection unit that detects the direction of approach of an indication member or of the shadow of the indication member that has approached a detection region which includes the projected image; an icon memory unit that stores the image data of a plurality of icons; a decision unit that decides at least one of the display sizes of the icons, the display gaps between the icons, and the display positions of the icons, on the basis of the projection direction of the projected image and the direction of approach detected by the detection unit; and a projection control unit that projects the icons onto the display positions decided by the decision unit at the display sizes and display gaps decided by the decision unit.04-26-2012
20120098864SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DOWNSIZING VIDEO DATA FOR MEMORY BANDWIDTH OPTIMIZATION - The video output system in a computer system reads pixel information from a frame buffer to generate a video output signal. In addition, full-motion video may also be displayed in a window defined in the frame buffer. If the native resolution of the full-motion video is larger than the window defined in said frame buffer then valuable memory space and memory bandwidth is being wasted by writing said larger full-motion video in a memory system (and later reading it back) when some data from the full-motion video will be discarded. Thus, a video pre-processor is disclosed to reduce the size of the full-motion video before that full-motion video is written into a memory system. The video pre-processor will scale the full-motion video down to a size no larger than the window defined in the frame buffer.04-26-2012
20120105484RESPONDING TO THE RECEIPT OF ZOOM COMMANDS - Apparatus comprises at least one processor and at least one memory, having stored thereon computer-readable code, the at least one processor being configured under the control of the computer-readable code to cause primary content to be displayed on a display with a first magnification level, to be responsive to an indication of a receipt of a first zoom command, the first zoom command being for causing alteration of the magnification level from the first magnification level to a second magnification level, to determine if the second magnification level is beyond a threshold magnification level, if it is determined that the second magnification level is not beyond the threshold magnification level, to cause the primary content to be displayed on the display with the second magnification level, and if it is determined that the second magnification level is beyond the threshold magnification level, to cause a first set of one or more additional information items relating to the primary content to be displayed on the display in addition to the primary content.05-03-2012
20110316884ALTERNATIVE SEMANTICS FOR ZOOM OPERATIONS IN A ZOOMABLE SCENE - A scene comprising a set of visual elements may allow a user to perform “zoom” operations in order to navigate the depth of the scene. The “zoom” semantic is often applied to simulate optical visual depth, wherein the visual elements are presented with different visual dimensions and visual resolution to simulate physical proximity or distance. However, the “zoom” semantic may be alternatively applied to other aspects of the visual elements of a scene, such as a user selection of a zoomed-in visual element, a “drill-down” operation on a data set, or navigation through a portal in a first data set to view a second data set. These alternative “zoom” semantics may be achieved by presenting the effects of a “zoom” operation within the scene on the visual presentation of the visual element in a manner other than an adjustment of the visual dimensions and resolution of the visual element.12-29-2011
20110316885METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING IMAGE INCLUDING POSITION INFORMATION - A method and an apparatus are provided, which can display a map that includes a position corresponding to position information in the form of a bird's eye view having perspective views and display an image on an upper portion of the map that is displayed in the form of a bird's eye view to correspond to the position information when the image including the position information is displayed on the map.12-29-2011
20110316886STORAGE MEDIUM HAVING STORED THEREON DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM AND DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS - In accordance with a size of a drawing area and a character size, the number of characters arrangeable in the drawing area is calculated. Based on the calculated number of characters, whether a character string in the obtained character size is arranged in the drawing area or the character string in a character size different from the obtained character size is arranged in the drawing area is selected, and the character string is arranged in the drawing area by using the determined character size. The arranged character string is displayed on the display apparatus.12-29-2011
20110157234METHOD FOR ENLARGING A DISPLAY REGION ON A DISPLAY UNIT - A method for enlarging display regions on displays is provided. The method includes a definition of at least two enlargeable display regions, determining a touch screen signal, associating the touchscreen signal with an enlargeable display region to be enlarged and a display region-specific enlargement of the enlargeable display region to be enlarged.06-30-2011
20120206494CENTRAL PLACE INDEXING SYSTEMS - Spatial location systems can be based on multi-resolution grids such as mixed aperture combinations of hexagonal cells. A particular finest resolution can be selected based on a suitable combination of intermediate grid apertures such as arbitrary combinations of aperture 08-16-2012
20120062600DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - A processing apparatus configured to output an event according to a result of comparison between a size of an object detected within an object detection region of a video image and a threshold value includes a setting unit configured to set the object detection region, a determination unit configured to determine the threshold value based on a size of the set object detection region, and a display control unit configured to cause a detection region figure indicating the object detection region, and a detection size figure with a size corresponding to the determined threshold value to be superimposed on the video image.03-15-2012
20110063327DISPLAY AND IMAGER DISPLAYING AND MAGNIFYING IMAGES ON THEIR SCREEN - A display is provided having a screen and an operating part. The screen displays three or more selection items. The operating part is used to select two or more items among the selection items displayed on the screen. The screen displays and magnifies the two or more selection items that are selected.03-17-2011
20120206491INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND DATA STRUCTURE OF CONTENT FILES - As a user inputs instruction to start up content, an initial image is displayed. A viewpoint shift request is made, viewpoint coordinates are calculated according to the viewpoint shift request. Then verified is whether a hierarchical level has been changed in hierarchical image data due to a shift of the viewpoint coordinates or not. If the hierarchical level has been changed, the node of a hierarchical image is extracted from image correspondence data and then a coordinate transform matrix associated with the node is modified. A new elemental image is decoded, each image is subjected to the coordinate transform based on the image correspondence data so as to evaluate the coordinates on display coordinates. Each elemental image is placed on the evaluated coordinates, which in turn integrates the elemental images and updates a displayed imaged.08-16-2012
20120206492CONTROL TERMINAL DEVICE AND REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM - Provided are: a receiving unit receiving a first operation script from a media server; a determination unit selecting a display size of an object as a component of an operation screen defined by the first operation script when the object is displayed in a wireless terminal device; and a script conversion unit changing the received first operation script to a second operation script in accordance with results of the selection by the determination unit and then executing the operation script. The determination unit selects a second display size which permits the wireless terminal device to display the object within predetermined update time and is smaller than a first display size defined by the first operation script, and the script conversion unit changes the display size of the object from the first display size to the second display size to thereby change the first operation script to the second operation script.08-16-2012
20120113148DYNAMIC IMAGE RESULT STITCHING - Methods and systems for compiling image results into compilation images so that multiple image results may be downloaded via a single browser-download connection are provided. An image search request is received and a plurality of image results that satisfy the image search request are determined. At least a portion of the image results determined to satisfy the search request are dynamically stitched together to create a compilation image. Upon receiving an image download request for a satisfying image result, the compilation image is returned to the user's browser rather than a single thumbnail image. In this way, a plurality of image results is returned via a single browser-download connection and the latency in returning a large number of request-satisfying image results is decreased.05-10-2012
20120056902MULTI-DISPLAY APPARATUS - A multi-display apparatus including a display unit 03-08-2012
20120056901SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADAPTIVE CONTENT SUMMARIZATION - System and method for adaptive content summarization is disclosed. In one embodiment, a summary size of content is computed based on a usability cost function and an information loss function. Further, a summary of the content is extracted based on the summary size. Furthermore, the extracted summary is displayed on a display device.03-08-2012
20090135203DISPLAY UNIT AND DISPLAY METHOD - When displaying on a display (05-28-2009
20120154445PROJECTION CONTROL - A mobile terminal may include a projection device to project, from a first position of the mobile terminal, visual content onto a projection surface to form a projected image; a sensor to sense movement information indicative of displacement of the mobile terminal with respect to the first position; and a controller to activate, based on the displacement, at least one of a zoom mode or a pan mode, wherein the projection device is further configured to perform, in the at least one of the zoom mode or the pan mode, at least one of zooming or panning with respect to the projected image.06-21-2012
20120026198ZOOM PROCESSING DEVICE, ZOOM PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - Provided is a new framework to perform zoom processing of a screen displayed on a display by unit of a simple operation. A zoom processing device of this invention, includes: calculates a movement amount of a pointer which is selecting an object on the screen; and performs enlarged display of the screen including the object at a first magnification when, as a result of the calculation, the movement amount of the pointer is equal to or less than a threshold value, and performs reduced display of the screen including the object at a second magnification when, as a result of the calculation, the movement amount of the pointer is greater than a threshold value.02-02-2012
20120105485METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING A WAVEFORM - There is provided herein a method for producing a representative CO05-03-2012
20120206493DISPLAY DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD FOR SAID DISPLAY DEVICE, PROGRAM, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM HAVING PROGRAM STORED THEREON - A television receiver includes a genre identification section that identifies a genre of contents, a video processing section that displays the contents upon correcting the contents with an image quality parameter set in accordance with the identified genre in advance, a display control section that displays, while the contents is displayed, an adjustment item for adjusting a value of the image quality parameter, a parameter value adjustment section that adjusts the value of the image quality parameter based on entry by a user, and a parameter value changing section that changes the value of the image quality parameter, when the identified genre changes to another genre, to a value set in advance corresponding to a genre after the genre changes, and the parameter value changing section changes the value of the image quality parameter in a different period of time depending on whether or not the adjustment item is displayed.08-16-2012
20110043538Method and Arrangement for Zooming on a Display - The present invention relates to an improved method for enlarging or reducing scale of a displayed digital content within a display, said display having a touch sensitive portion reactive to a pointing means, the method including identifying a time specific touch on a point with said pointing means. It is determined that the identified time specific touch corresponds to an enlarging operation or a reducing operation of said displayed portion of said digital content within said display screen. The enlarging operation or the reducing operation are performed.02-24-2011
20100141682Silhouette image acquisition - Systems and techniques to acquire image data. In general, in one implementation, the technique includes: acquiring image data for a plurality of areas of a scan region. The technique may further include processing the image data to determine whether an area includes one or more desired features. The technique may further include designating an area as “interesting” if it includes a desired feature, and designating an area as non-interesting if it does not include the desired feature. The areas may be sub-divided one or more times, and subdivisions may be analyzed to determine if they include a desired feature.06-10-2010
20110090258DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ANIMATING A GRAPHIC DIGITAL DOCUMENT - The invention relates to a device for the automated animation of a sequence of computer graphics that form pages of a digital document, the memory for said device having a layout data set with opposing layout regions and foreground and background planes, to which computer graphics are assigned in a specific manner and the processing unit for said device being designed to reduce the display width of the second computer graphic in stages to provide the layout data set for the display, to assign the first computer graphic to the background plane of the first layout region, to assign a display width of approximately zero to the first computer graphic that is assigned to the foreground plane of the first layout region and to increase the display width of the third computer graphic in stages to provide the layout data set for the display. The invention also relates to an associated method, to a device and method for providing the layout data set for the display, to an assembly, a computer programme product and a data structure product for said animation.04-21-2011
20110090257Touch Display Device, Touch Display System, and Method for Adjusting Touch Area Thereof - A touch display device, a touch display system, and a method for adjusting a touch area thereof are disclosed. The touch display system comprises a computer system and the touch display device. The touch display device provides a touch area with a touch control function. The method comprises following steps: receiving an image signal and displaying an image representing the image signal on the touch display device; detecting and obtaining a signal resolution of the image signal; detecting and obtaining a display status displayed by the touch display device, wherein the signal resolution and the display status are used to determine the boundary of the image; determining whether the touch display device simultaneously displays the image and an inactive area, wherein the inactive area is the region where the touch display device does not display the image; and if yes, adjusting the coordinates of the touch area such that the touch area and the image correspond with each other.04-21-2011
20110102468System and Method for Displaying Guidance Symbol - Disclosed are a system and a method of displaying a guidance symbol. The guidance symbol displaying system may include a distance difference calculator to calculate a distance difference between a user location and a guidance symbol location, and a symbol display controller to control display of the guidance symbol by calculating a size of the guidance symbol based on the distance difference.05-05-2011
20110102467INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE ENLARGEMENT PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus includes a display section, a generation section, a determination section, and a control section. The display section includes a screen. The generation section generates an image of content data including visible data. The determination section determines an area surrounding an area in which the visible data is arranged in the generated image and corresponding to a shape of the screen, as a visible data area. The control section generates, by the generation section, an enlarged image obtained by enlarging the image so that a size of the screen and a size of the visible data area become close to each other, determines, by the determination section, the visible data area in the enlarged image, and extracts the visible data area from the enlarged image to display the visible data area on the screen.05-05-2011
20110102466SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ZOOMING IMAGES - A system for zooming images includes a mobile device, an acceleration sensor, and a processing unit. The mobile device displays an image. The acceleration sensor is mounted to the mobile device, to sense an acceleration of the mobile device, and to generate displacement data of the mobile device according to the acceleration. The processing unit is connected to the mobile device and the acceleration sensor, to receive the displacement data from the acceleration sensor, and to zoom in or zoom out the image according to the displacement data.05-05-2011
20120120111AUTOMATED IMAGE PROCESSING - Automated electronic document design systems and methods for appropriately sizing and positioning uploaded user images into predefined image areas in a product design being created in a Web environment. For an image that is not to be cropped when incorporated into the design, the image is sized to fit within the selected image area and positioned in the image area according to a predefined anchor location. The aspect ratio of the original image is maintained. For an image that is available for cropping when incorporated into the design, the image is sized and cropped to create a version of the image that fills the image container.05-17-2012
20100245393IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image processing apparatus determines (09-30-2010
20100245394IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An image processing apparatus detects a representative frame of a moving image. The image processing apparatus includes a holding section configured to hold the moving image which is inputted, a detecting section configured to detect a peak of zooming that occurs in the inputted moving image, and an extracting section configured to extract the representative frame corresponding to the detected peak from a plurality of frames constituting the held moving image.09-30-2010
20120299967IMAGE OUTPUT APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD FOR IMAGE OUTPUT APPARATUS, AND PROGRAM - An image output apparatus, according to the present invention, for outputting images to a display apparatus including an image processing unit capable of performing image quality adjustment processing differently depending on types of images, comprises a selection unit that selects images to be output to the display apparatus according to a user operation, and a control unit that gives a predetermined notice when the number of types of images selected by the selection unit is greater than a maximum adjustable number, which is the number of types of images on which the image processing unit can perform image quality adjustment processing in parallel.11-29-2012
20120299966MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal and a control method thereof are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes: a battery; a wireless charging unit; and a controller configured to perform a payment procedure through at least one billing method and then charge the battery, when billing is required for wireless charging through the wireless charging unit. When billing is required for wireless charging, a payment procedure through a certain billing method may be performed.11-29-2012
20120162264SYSTEM LEVEL GRAPHICS MANIPULATIONS ON PROTECTED CONTENT - At least certain embodiments of the present disclosure include a method to manipulate graphics with protected content. In some embodiments, a composite engine of a computing system retrieves data within a region within a frame buffer holding pixels of an image displayed on a display device of the computing system. The region corresponds to an area of interest within the image, and the data retrieved includes pixels forming a portion of the image in the area of interest and protected content associated with the image. The composite engine may re-composite the area of interest with the pixels retrieved to produce an enlarged version of the portion of the image in the area of interest, without exposing the protected content to applications outside of the window server.06-28-2012
20120313973INFORMATION INTERACTION METHOD AND INTERFACE CONTROL SYSTEM - An information interaction method for improving user experience includes: receiving a control adjustment instruction, where the control adjustment instruction includes identification information of a control; according to the control adjustment instruction, performing an adjustment on each control, so that the control corresponding to the identification information is adjusted to a center position of an interactive interface.12-13-2012
20120212512INFORMATION-PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION-PROCESSING METHOD AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus and method are provided, the information processing apparatus including: a display unit that displays content in a display area; a content analyzing unit that obtains a content resolution indicating a resolution of the content by analyzing the content; a display resolution storage unit that stores a display resolution indicating a resolution of the display area; a display resolution storage unit that stores the display resolution from the display resolution storage unit; a display ratio calculating unit that calculates a display ratio of the content based on the content resolution obtained by the content analyzing unit and the display resolution obtained by the display resolution obtaining unit; and a display content generating unit that generates display content by adjusting a size of the content according to the display ratio calculated by the display ratio calculating unit.08-23-2012
20090058884IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD - An image display device and method are provided. The image playing device includes a display, a storage means, an information acquiring unit, and a comparing unit. The storage means stores images and related information related to the images. The information acquiring unit obtains an image resolution of an image to be displayed and a display resolution of the display, both of which are measured in pixels and are represented by a height resolution and a width resolution. The comparing unit compares the image resolution and the display resolution to determine whether the image fits the display. If so, the image is displayed full screen and the related information is displayed as a data stamp on the image. If not, the image is zoomed out to fit the width or height of the display screen or is displayed full size and the related information is displayed in a margin area.03-05-2009
20120169772FRACTAL WHITEBOARDING - In a system and a method, a first user input corresponding to a first graphical shape having first boundaries, a first size, and a first position is received on an initial virtual whiteboard having an infinite drawing area and occupying a display area of a user interface. In response to a first command, the first graphical shape is designated as a current virtual whiteboard by resizing the first graphical shape from the first size to a second size, with the second size being equal to the display area of the user interface, and with the first graphical shape having the first boundaries removed to effect an infinite drawing area within the first graphical shape. A second user input corresponding to a second graphical shape is received within the first graphical shape designated as the current virtual whiteboard. In response to a second command, the initial virtual whiteboard is designated as the current virtual whiteboard by restoring the first position and the first size of the first graphical shape within the initial virtual whiteboard and by resizing and re-positioning the second graphical shape to fit within the first graphical shape.07-05-2012
20120169773DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus that includes a processor that controls a display to display a plurality of images in a stacked configuration, each of the plurality of images corresponding to one of a plurality of groups. The processor assigns movement corresponding to each of the plurality of images based on the respective location of each of the plurality of images in the stacked configuration.07-05-2012
20120176414METHODS CIRCUITS APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS FOR HUMAN MACHINE INTERFACING WITH AN ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE - Disclosed are methods, circuits, apparatus and systems for human machine interfacing with a computational platform or any other electronic device such as a cell-phone, smart-phone, e-book, notebook computer, tablet computer, etc. According to some embodiments, there may be provided an adaptive touch-screen input arrangement such as a keyboard, keypad or any other touch screen input arrangements including one or more input elements such as rendered or projected keys or buttons which may be projected onto or rendered on a touch screen display. The adaptive touch-screen input arrangement may be adapted to alter the size, shape or location of input elements within proximity of a finger, limb or implement used by a user to touch the screen.07-12-2012
20120313972METHOD FOR PROCESSING DIGITAL IMAGE FILE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - The invention provides a method for processing a digital image in an image file and an electronic device having a function of displaying the digital image stored in the image file. The method is suitable for displaying the digital image on an electronic device including a storage unit and an image processing unit, and includes the following steps: storing a digital image file in the storage unit of the electronic device; analyzing the digital image file to obtain an image matrix of the digital image and a plurality of matrix elements of the image matrix; and generating a first size-reduced image through the image processing unit, where the first size-reduced image corresponds to a first size-reduced image matrix, which includes some of the matrix elements, said some matrix elements being not next to one another in the image matrix.12-13-2012
20120075347MOBILE TERMINAL AND IMAGE CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to connect to the Internet to receive a Web page, a display unit configured to display the Web page, and a controller configured to receive an input signal corresponding to a selection of at least one image included in the displayed Web page, to hide or un-hide the selected at least one image, and to reconfigure and display the reconfigured Web page such that an image region where the selected at least one image is located is reduced and other regions of the Web page are increased when the selected at least one image is hid.03-29-2012
20120075346Low Complexity Method For Motion Compensation Of DWT Based Systems - Exemplary techniques for performing motion compensation in the discrete wavelet transform domain are described. In an exemplary embodiment, a server can perform motion compensation in the discrete wavelet transform domain for an image and send at least one motion vector and at least one delta array to a client. The client can use the at least one motion vector and the at least one delta array to compose the image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the detailed description, claims, and figures.03-29-2012
20120229518OUTPUT OF VIDEO CONTENT - Technologies are generally described for systems and methods effective to output video content. In some examples, a content output device may be effective to receive a first request for first video content including a first identifier and a first category. The device may receive a zoom selection for the first video content including a first zoom level assigned to the first video content. The selection may be based on the first identifier or the first category. The device may store the zoom selection in a memory and receive a second request for second video content including a second identifier and a second category. The device may analyze the memory to determine a second zoom level for the second video content based on the first zoom level and the first identifier or the first category. The device may output the second video content at the second zoom level.09-13-2012
20100271400INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus includes a designation unit which designates an object, a sensing unit which senses a change which exceeds a threshold value in at least a part of the object when a user zooms in on the object, and a zoom unit which zooms in on the object at the zoom rate which is just less than that when there is a change that exceeds the threshold value in at least a part of the object if there is a change that exceeds the threshold value in at least a part of the object when the user zooms in on the object at the designated zoom rate, and which zooms in on the object if there is no change that exceeds the threshold value in at least a part of the object even when the user zooms in on the object at the designated zoom rate.10-28-2010
20100302279GENERATING VORONOI TREEMAPS - A system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a tree-structured dataset that includes multiple branches that are hierarchically related to one another. The system also includes an executor component that causes a programmable graphical processing unit to generate a Voronoi treemap based at least in part upon the tree-structured dataset, wherein the Voronoi treemap comprises a plurality of subareas that correspond to the multiple branches, and wherein the Voronoi treemap represents hierarchical relationships between the multiple branches.12-02-2010
20090091584OUTPUT DEVICE - This output device includes a read means which reads in image data of a first aspect ratio from an input port or from a medium. Moreover, this output device includes an image synthesis means which creates combined image data of a second aspect ratio by adding mask bands at the sides of, or above and below, an image which is based upon the image data of said first aspect ratio. Furthermore, this output device includes an output means which outputs this combined image data at said second aspect ratio. And the output means is connected to a display device which processes said combined image data which has been outputted at said second output ratio, and displays the result upon a screen. Moreover, the image synthesis means changes the color of said mask bands to a different color at a predetermined timing during a predetermined time period.04-09-2009
20120249596METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR DYNAMICALLY SCALING A TOUCH DISPLAY USER INTERFACE - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are herein provided for dynamically scaling a touch display user interface. Some embodiments provide a method, apparatus, and computer program product for monitoring a user's error rate and adapting the size of the on-screen virtual keyboard, or other touch display user interface, to compensate for the monitored error rate in an effort to obtain an acceptable error rate. A method may include receiving user input to a touch display user interface. The method may further include determining, by a processor, an error parameter that corresponds to the user input for the touch display user interface. The method may also include causing, based at least in part on the determined error parameter, a modification in size of the touch display user interface. Corresponding apparatuses and computer program products are also provided.10-04-2012
20120249597DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM - A display control apparatus includes a display module, a virtual desktop module, a determining module, and a control module. The display module displays a first image having a first size. The virtual desktop module sets, as the first image to be displayed by the display module, a partial region of a second image having a second size that is larger than the first size. The determining module allows a user to determine a region of the second image to be set as the first image by the virtual desktop module. The control module controls the virtual desktop module to change the determined region so that an undisplayed part of an object that exists in the determined region is displayed or the whole of the object is undisplayed where the object has the undisplayed part.10-04-2012
20120249598DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display control apparatus can quickly switch a state displaying an image without enlargement and a state displaying an image in enlargement display in the least amount of operation effort. When the display control apparatus receives an instruction to start an enlargement mode in a state displaying an image by single display in which an entirety of one image is displayed in the display area of a display unit, the display control apparatus performs control to display a part of the enlarged image in a display area. When the display control apparatus receives an instruction to start the enlargement mode in a state displaying an image by multi display where a plurality of images are displayed in the display area, the display control apparatus displays a part of the image more enlarged than a case of the single display in the display area without going through the single display.10-04-2012
20090085934VISUALIZATION SYSTEM(S) AND METHOD(S) FOR PRESERVING OR AUGMENTING RESOLUTION AND DATA ASSOCIATED WITH ZOOMING OR PANING IN AN INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION ENVIRONMENT - A visualization system that preserves, augments or increases resolution of images within an industrial automation environment is provided. A reference component identifies, determines, or maps level of zooming or panning in connection with an image within an industrial automation environment, the image data located at a first source. A resolution component retrieves image data from a second sources that is different from the first source, the retrieved image data corresponding to specific portions of the image, the resolution component retrieving the image data from the second source as a function of the level of zooming or panning. A visualization component generates a visualization of the image, and receives the retrieved image data from the resolution component to preserve, augment, or enhance resolution of the image as a function of the zooming or panning.04-02-2009
20100007677Image processing apparatus and method - To eliminate a signal deviation that occurs when scaling processing is performed on image data including multiple signals having different data rates, there is provided an image processing apparatus which performs scaling processing on image data including multiple signals having different data rates and includes a first scaling processing unit that performs a first scaling processing according to a first scale factor in a first area; and a second scaling processing unit that performs a second scaling processing subsequent to the first scaling processing, according to a second scale factor in a second area adjacent to the first area, on a signal having a high data rate using the first scale factor, and performs the second scaling processing on a signal having a low data rate using the second scale factor obtained by correcting the first scale factor, after the first scaling processing.01-14-2010
20100007678HANDHELD ELECTRICAL COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF - A handheld electrical communication device includes an image sensing unit, an image signal processing unit, a storage unit, a display unit and a baseband processing unit. The image sensing unit generates an original image frame. The image signal processing unit adjusts the original image frame to be an adjusted image frame, scales the adjusted image frame to be a scaled image frame, and compresses the adjusted image frame into compressed image data. The storage unit stores the compressed image data. The baseband processing unit reads and outputs the compressed image data from the storage unit to the image signal processing unit. The image signal processing unit decompresses the compressed image data to be the adjusted image frame, scales the adjusted image frame to be the scaled image frame and outputs the scaled image frame to the baseband processing unit. The scaled image frame is displayed on the display unit.01-14-2010
20120313971DISPLAY APPARATUS, OBJECT DISPLAY METHOD, AND PROGRAM - There is provided a display apparatus including a relation score calculation unit calculating a relation score indicating closeness of a relation between characters based on a common appearance relation using segment metadata indicating a segment in a moving image where each of the characters appears, and an object display unit displaying an object corresponding to each of the characters appearing in the moving image. Further, the object display unit displays a pair of objects corresponding to a pair of characters with a high relation score to be closely positioned to each other, and displays a pair of objects corresponding to a pair of characters with a low relation score to be positioned far from each other.12-13-2012
20120188285ENHANCED POINTING INTERFACE - An enhanced pointing interface associated with a user interface, e.g. a display, comprising a pointing interface arranged to detect locations, and possibly sizes and motions of pointing elements and a processing unit calculating a response, e.g. an interface area upon the display, and activate the response in relation to the detected parameters of the pointing elements. The enhanced pointing interface allows non-visual responses as well as visual ones, such as magnifying, diminishing and shifting (avoidance of hiding as well as panning) of the interface areas in response to location changes of the pointing elements, and further actions such as selection (thereby emulating a touch screen on a display which lacks touch capabilities) and repeated enhancement of parts of the interface areas.07-26-2012
20120188284TOUCH APPARATUS - A touch apparatus includes a touch panel and a control unit. The touch panel has an input interface, which has a plurality of buttons and a zooming zone. The control unit is electrically connected with the touch panel. When a user touches one of the buttons, the control unit generates a prompt signal corresponding to the button, and a symbol corresponding to the button is magnified and displayed in the zooming zone. When the user then releases the button and doesn't touch the input interface, the symbol or a function corresponding to the button is inputted to the control unit. The touch apparatus has the advantages of assisting visually impaired people to use and simplifying information input.07-26-2012
20120256962Video Processing Apparatus and Method for Extending the Vertical Blanking Interval - A video processing apparatus. A first scaling module receives original images according to an original pixel clock and performs adjustments on the original images according to a first scaling ratio to generate first scaled images. A frame buffer buffers the first scaled images. A controller controls the frame buffer to receive the first scaled images according to a first pixel clock and output the first scaled images according to a second pixel clock. A second scaling module receives the first scaled images and performs adjustments on the first scaled images according to a second scaling ratio to generate second scaled images. A length of a vertical blanking interval of the second scaled images is longer than a length of a vertical blanking interval of the original images.10-11-2012
20090256862VIDEO MULTIVIEWER SYSTEM WITH DISTRIBUTED SCALING AND RELATED METHODS - A video multiviewer system may include a plurality of video scalers operating in parallel for generating initially scaled video streams by performing video scaling in at least one dimension on a plurality of video input streams. The video multiviewer system may also include a processing unit coupled downstream from the video scalers for generating additionally scaled video streams by performing additional video scaling on the initially scaled video streams, and a display cooperating with the processing unit for displaying multiple video windows based upon the additionally scaled video streams.10-15-2009
20120081404SIMULATING ANIMATION DURING SLIDESHOW - A method and system for simulating an animation effect during the display of a digitally encoded picture, including the steps of: storing a plurality of predetermined animation effects; identifying at least one selected portion of the picture by means of a main subject identification algorithm; selecting at least one of the predetermined animation effects; modifying the display of the picture according to the selected at least one predetermined animation effect, so that the at least one selected portion of the picture is emphasised.04-05-2012
20120262492LINKED DISPLAY SYSTEM, LINKED DISPLAY METHOD AND PROGRAM - Provided is a linked display system capable of improving availability of information having different scales and amounts of information, a linked display method, and a program. A mobile terminal 10-18-2012
20120229517APPROXIMATING FONT METRICS FOR A MISSING FONT WHEN SUBSTITUTING AN AVAILABLE REPLACEMENT - A method for rendering an electronic document (ED) using a page rendering device, including: identifying, within the ED, a text stream and a requested font for the text stream, where the text stream has a plurality of characters; identifying a resident font supported by the PRD as a substitute for the requested font; generating a plurality of scaled characters by scaling the plurality of characters in the resident font; and rendering, by the PRD, the ED by placing the plurality of scaled characters on a page.09-13-2012
20090015598Technique for Determining a Minimum Size of Presentation Data - A presentation authoring tool is used to create presentation data for later projection, to determine a recommended font size for the created presentation data displayed on a display screen of a computer executing the presentation authoring tool. The user interface presents a display screen for receiving input of an expected viewing distance for the later projection of the presentation. The recommended font is determined based upon the expected viewing distance of the later projection having a projected font size viewable by a person, having a certain vision capability, at the expected viewing distance. The expected viewing distance may be a maximum viewing distance or a room depth of a room in which the later projection takes place.01-15-2009
20110122156Image Output Device - Digital camera in cooperation with electronic paper calendar of known size comprises monitor smaller than electronic paper calendar and controller to have the monitor display partial picture around a desired point with scale of enlargement to attain size corresponding to that of electronic paper calendar on the basis of calendar size, ratio of picture area to entire calendar and size of digital image data. Digital camera separately stores calendar data, picture data, and event data for flexible combination thereof. Different calendar layouts are selectively prepared for horizontally and vertically long pictures, respectively with differences in picture/calendar ratio and number of months made. Common calendar layout is applied to a plurality of calendars. Even month is arranged on left side and odd month on right side of one calendar layout. Acceleration sensor automatically scrolls partial picture toward the direction opposite to sensed movement with prediction added.05-26-2011
20110122155MULTIPLE SCREEN SIZE RENDER-ENGINE - The invention, relates to an apparatus for rendering a webpage according to the screen size of a display, whereby the apparatus has a screen-size detector (05-26-2011
20100328350BIFOCAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND BIFOCAL DISPLAY METHOD - According to one embodiment, there is provided a bifocal display device includes a database that manages at least distant and nearby viewpoint images as data files, an image processing circuit that obtains a far viewpoint image and a nearby viewpoint image from the data base, blurs contours of the far viewpoint image, emphasizes contours of the nearby viewpoint image, and performs an image processing of superimposing the blurred far viewpoint image and the emphasized nearby viewpoint image on each other, and a display that displays a result of the image processing.12-30-2010
20120236034STORAGE MEDIUM STORING IMAGE PROCESSING PROGRAM AND IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS - An image is placed, based on a predetermined designation input, on a predetermined placement position in relation to a display area, and displayed. The image is enlarged and reduced in accordance with an enlargement ratio of the image, and an area within which the placement position can be set is changed in relation to the display area in accordance with the enlargement ratio. Then, based on an obtained designation input, a position within the area, which position corresponds to the designation input, is calculated as a placement position, and the image having been enlarged and reduced is placed on the placement position. The image is then displayed on a display device.09-20-2012
20120262491GRAPHICAL DATA DELIVERY - A method and system for controlling the rendering of graphical data for remote display, e.g. for delivery over a network (10-18-2012
20120262490Method Relating To Digital Images - The present invention is related to a method for selecting an image comprises forming a group of digital image representations, displaying a first digital image representation of the group of digital image representations on a touch sensitive display, generating a position signal in response to a detection of a pointing device on the touch sensitive display, said position signal indicating a touch position, identifying a selected position within the displayed first digital image representation based on the position signal, generating a zoom-in signal in response to a detection of the pointing device sliding away from the touch position on the touch display, said zoom signal indicating a sliding distance from the touch position, displaying an enlarged representation of the first digital image representation in response to the zoom-in signal, generating a shift signal in response to a detection of a second sliding motion of the fingertip on the touch sensitive display, and displaying a second digital image representation and an enlarged representation of the second digital image representation in response to the shift signal, the enlargement of the subarea being based on the zoom signal generated during displaying of the first digital image representation.10-18-2012
20120320094VIRTUAL MICROSCOPY - Computer implemented methods and data processing apparatus are described for displaying virtual slide images. Images of a plurality of slides are automatically displayed in a first region of a display device at a first magnification. The slides comprise all the slides including material from a same specimen. An image of at least one of the slides is displayed in a second region at a second magnification greater than the first magnification. At least the image displayed in the second region is changed responsive to receiving user input. Methods for automatically determining a slide layout pattern and methods for virtually melding glass slide images into a single image are also described.12-20-2012
20120268495APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING RESOLUTION OF APPLICATION IN WIRELESS TERMINAL - Disclosed is an apparatus and a method of adjusting a resolution of an application in a wireless terminal, which can automatically adjust a resolution of an application to be appropriate for a resolution of a wireless terminal. The apparatus includes a display unit for displaying an application having a resolution identically adjusted to a resolution of a wireless terminal and a controller for controlling such that when execution of the application is selected, the application is executed by adjusting the resolution of the application to be identical to the resolution of the wireless terminal.10-25-2012
20120268496Magnification Engine - An improved graphics processing system and method are described for magnifying visual output information for printing, display, or other output. A graphics engine transforms display information so as to magnify one or more components or areas of an output image for display via output hardware such as a screen or printer. Magnification parameters are supplied to the graphics engine by one or more magnification applications. In an embodiment of the invention, the graphics engine performs compositing of magnified and unmagnified content for display. In an alternative embodiment, the graphics engine outputs corresponding scaled image material to the appropriate magnification application for rendering. In a further embodiment, the graphics engine may operate in both modes. The magnified output according to various embodiments of the invention enhances the accessibility of the computer system for visually handicapped or impaired users by providing high quality magnification and increased system and application stability.10-25-2012
20110216094DISPLAY DEVICE AND SCREEN DISPLAY METHOD - It is intended to enable enlarging or reducing a screen with a simple operation. A mobile phone 09-08-2011
20100231610SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPROVING BATTERY LIFE IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method of conserving battery life in an electronic device comprises receiving a low power user image size preference. The method additionally comprises adjusting an image size responsive to a user request to invoke the low power user image size preference so that an adjusted image displayed by the electronic device occupies an image zone that is smaller than an entire display size of the electronic device, and illuminating only areas within the image zone.09-16-2010
20100231609PROVIDING AN IMAGE FOR DISPLAY - A method of providing an image for display comprises: determining a target image size in terms of first and second dimensions; processing an input image to detect a region of interest therein, the region of interest having first and second dimensions; and providing an image for display by modifying the input image having regard to the first and second dimensions of the target image size and the first and second dimensions of the region of interest in the input image. Also disclosed is corresponding apparatus and a corresponding computer program.09-16-2010
20110249032AUTOMATIC MAP ZOOM-LEVEL ADAPTATION - A method is provided for dynamically determining a zoom-level to display to a user of a mapping application executing on a mobile device. The method comprises the following steps. The zoom-level is determined in accordance with at least one predefined parameter. The at least one predefined parameter is monitored for detecting a change. A new zoom-level corresponding with the detected change is determined. Lastly, the zoom-level of the mapping application is changed to the new zoom-level. A mobile device and computer-readable medium configured to implement the method are also provided.10-13-2011
20120327123ADJUSTING FONT SIZES - A device may determine a baseline size of a font, obtain a distance between a user and a mobile device when the baseline size is determined, determine, via a sensor, a current distance between the mobile device and the user, determine a target size of the font based on the current distance, the distance, and the baseline size, sett a current size of the font to the target size of the font, and display, on the mobile device, characters in the font having the target size.12-27-2012
20120327125SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CLOSE-RANGE MOVEMENT TRACKING - A system and method for close range object tracking are described. Close range depth images of a user's hands and fingers or other objects are acquired using a depth sensor. Using depth image data obtained from the depth sensor, movements of the user's hands and fingers or other objects are identified and tracked, thus permitting the user to interact with an object displayed on a screen, by using the positions and movements of his hands and fingers or other objects.12-27-2012
20120327124MAPPING OF A CONTOUR SHAPE TO AN X AND Y COORDINATE SYSTEM - A method for determining geometric properties of a target shape such as a shape of a perimeter of a strut shield (12-27-2012
20120092380APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CHANGING THE SIZE OF DISPLAYED CONTENTS - A data processing apparatus comprises an operation member which is operated to change a display form of displayed contents and a processing unit which is responsive to an operation of the operation member to change the display form of the displayed contents of an active window.04-19-2012
20120092379SENSING DATA DISPLAY APPARATUS AND SENSING DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM - It is provided a sensing data display apparatus which displays a sensing data with regard to a human, the sensing data display apparatus comprising: a receiving module for receiving a data indicating a physical amount detected by a sensor terminal mounted by the human; a sensing data storing module for storing the data indicating the physical amount; an information creating module for creating a piece of information related to the sensor terminal from the data stored to the sensing data storing module; a display module for displaying the piece of information; and a viewer detecting module for detecting a viewer who locates at a vicinity of the sensing display apparatus. The display module displays the piece of information related to a piece of information of the viewer detected by the viewer detecting module.04-19-2012
20120092378SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIA FOR INTEGRATING A FIT-TO-SIZE SCALE FACTOR IN A SEQUENCE OF SCALE FACTORS - Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for integrating a fit-to-size scale factor in a sequence of scale factors. A fit-to-size scale factor can be determined based on original dimensions of information to be displayed and on dimensions of a window in which to display the information. The determined fit-to-size scale factor can be integrated in a listing of scale factors such that when a user steps through the sequence of scale factors, the user can select from the sequence the fit-to-size scale factor with which to display the information. In some cases, a auto-resize mode can be seamlessly enabled such that the information may automatically scale to its fit-to-size scale factor when the window is re-sized.04-19-2012
20120287161IMAGE GENERATION APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - At the first scale size, a predetermined first arrangement position is determined as the arrangement position of an image to be arranged on a map. At the second scale size larger than the first scale size, the second arrangement position closer to the shooting location of the image than at a position corresponding to the first arrangement position on the map at the second scale size is determined as the arrangement position.11-15-2012
20120287162METHOD FOR DISPLAYING LOCATION RELATED INFORMATION - A method for displaying location related information on display (11-15-2012
20120139949INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE - A control panel image generation unit generates a control panel image displayed to control an application. An application execution unit executes the application based on user control information input while the control panel image is being displayed. An information image generation unit generates an information image including information related to the application. An image switching unit switches an image displayed on a display from the control panel image to the information image. The information image generation unit uses image data stored in a storage device and generates the information image including a thumbnail image corresponding to the control panel image.06-07-2012
20120139948DISPLAY PROCESSING APPARATUS AND DISPLAY PROCESSING METHOD - A display processing apparatus includes a first display processing unit for reducing a size of the display image displayed on the display unit and displaying the reduced image and a second display processing unit for displaying the graphical controller along an outer edge of the reduced display image or over a part of the reduced display image.06-07-2012
20120139946SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING DISPLAY OF COMPUTER MONITOR - In a method for adjusting a display of a computer monitor, the computer monitor includes a storage system storing display parameters of the computer monitor and an on-screen display (OSD) menu. A size proportion of a display screen of the computer monitor and a virtual region on the display screen is defined, and a functional relationship between virtual parameters and the display parameters is predetermined. The OSD menu acquires the display parameters that are user-adjustable, and updates the display parameters in the storage system. The virtual parameters corresponding to the display parameters are computed according to the functional relationship. The computer monitor displays data output from a host computer on the virtual region according to the computed virtual parameters.06-07-2012
20120139945METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SCREEN DISPLAY AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - Disclosed herein is a method for controlling screen display in a display device. The method includes displaying a first card object including at least one content on a first area of a screen; reducing and displaying a plurality of card objects including the first card object in response to a modification request on the card object displayed on the screen; receiving selection of at least one of the plurality of card objects; and displaying the selected card object on the first area of the screen.06-07-2012
20130009996USER INPUT BACK CHANNEL FOR WIRELESS DISPLAYS - As part of a communication session, a wireless source device can transmit audio and video data to a wireless sink device, and the wireless sink device can transmit user input data received at the wireless sink device back to the wireless source device. In this manner, a user of the wireless sink device can control the wireless source device and control the content that is being transmitted from the wireless source device to the wireless sink device. The input data received at the wireless sink device can have associated coordinate information that is scaled or normalized by either the wireless sink device or the wireless source device.01-10-2013
20100156941PHOTOGRAPHING METHOD USING MULTI-INPUT SCHEME THROUGH TOUCH AND KEY MANIPULATION AND PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A photographing method using a multi-input scheme through touch and key manipulation includes receiving a touch and a key manipulation from a user and changing a display status of an touched area according to the key manipulation. Accordingly, a complex function is performed by simply manipulation while maintaining existing button usability.06-24-2010
20130016127DISPLAY CONTROL PROCESSING DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL PROCESSING METHOD AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROCESSING PROGRAMAANM Takashima; FukashiAACI TokyoAACO JPAAGP Takashima; Fukashi Tokyo JP - A display control processing device includes a hard disk for storing basic layout information of items, an input section for receiving an input related to scaling up or down of the items, a display control section for determining the number of rows and the number of columns for a plurality of items to be displayed, an item data layout calculating section for determining, based on the determined number of rows and number of columns and the basic layout information of the items, for each of the items, data arrangement information including display or non-display information and display position for each display data, and a display control section for displaying a plurality of items based on the data arrangement information changed by the item data layout calculating section.01-17-2013
20110157233DISPLAY APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM STORING DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - A display apparatus includes a display that is adapted to display an image, a first storage device that stores first data in which each of a plurality of reference distances is associated with at least one application of a plurality of applications, a detection device that detects a target distance that is a distance from a user to the display apparatus, a selection device that refers to the first data and selects, from among the plurality of applications, the at least one application associated with one of the plurality of reference distances corresponding to the target distance detected by the detection device, and a display control device that activates the at least one application selected by the selection device and displays the at least one application on the display.06-30-2011
20110157232PROJECTION-TYPE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND GEOMETRIC DISTORTION CORRECTING METHOD FOR CORRECTING GEOMETRIC DISTORTION - A projection-type display apparatus includes a display unit having a first effective area that is the largest usable area for a display, and a geometric distortion corrector configured to correct a geometric distortion by performing, for an input image that is superimposed onto an image of a second effective area that is set in and smaller than the first effective area and is a virtual effective area whose geometric distortion has not yet been corrected, enlargement processing so that a third effective area that is a post-correction virtual effective area can have a portion located in an area between the first effective area and the second effective area and the second effective area can be enlarged.06-30-2011
20130021380ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SENSING INPUT GESTURE AND INPUTTING SELECTED SYMBOL - An electronic device and method for sensing an input gesture and inputting a selected symbol are provided. An operation method of the electronic device includes determining that an input means has been sensed in a position below a predetermined height from touch regions, determining that the position of the input means is in any one touch region among the touch regions partitioned into a plurality of regions, and analyzing a gesture of the input means and inputting any one of at least one mark type allocated to the touch region in which the input means is positioned.01-24-2013
20080238943APPARATUS FOR SCALING IMAGE AND LINE BUFFER THEREOF - An apparatus for outputting an image by scaling an original image to a different size is disclosed. The apparatus includes an interpolator and at least one line buffer. The interpolator generates lines of the output image, at least one of which is derived by interpolation of lines of the original image, and the line buffer temporally stores pixels on a same one of the lines of the original image for the interpolation, in which the line buffer has single-port memories and each of the single-port memories is accessed for reading and writing values of the pixels which are non-adjacent to one another. A line buffer is also disclosed herein.10-02-2008
20130201220IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, STORAGE MEDIUM, AND PROGRAM - It is difficult appropriately to select only a favorite image in a list display screen of small images such as a thumbnail image. An image processing apparatus is provided that has, in various embodiments, one or more of the features of an indicator for indicating a reduced image to be subjected to a specific image processing among displayed reduced images; a display controller for displaying an image in a size larger than the size of the reduced image indicated by the indicator; and an executor for executing the specific image processing on the stored image after the mentioned display controller displays the image in the size larger than the size of the reduced image.08-08-2013
20090051706Coordinate evaluation - An operating platform- and device-neutral user interface is provided. Through the use of the disclosed user interface, device-particular nuances with regard to the rendering of information are overcome thereby allowing for greater pervasiveness of mobile device usage and reduction in development and management costs through the improvement and consistency of functionality and rendering of information.02-26-2009
20130169690DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR WORKING MACHINE - A display system for a working machine displays warning information while also displaying a high-quality camera image. The display redisplays a reduced camera image at a reduction scale of 60% according to an abnormality information signal. An open area 07-04-2013
20130176342SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMAGING DNA SEQUENCES FOR GENE-TARGETING PROCESS - A computer-implemented method for imaging DNA sequences for gene-targeting process; the method includes receiving a wild type sequence and targeting vector components comprising a modification. The method further includes generating a graphical display image where proportional icons represent the wild type sequence and the targeting vector and the modification may be visually aligned with the replacement region of the wild type sequence. In some embodiments a resulting knockout/knockin model may also be shown and sequence motifs may be accurately located on the graphical display image.07-11-2013
20130176343STORAGE MEDIUM HAVING STORED THEREON DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM AND DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS - In accordance with an operation content indicated by a user's operation data, an amount of scrolling is calculated, and a display range of a table to be displayed on a display apparatus is moved in the table in accordance with the amount of the scrolling. With respect to respective drawing areas, whether or not drawing start points, from which drawing character strings are to be drawn, stay within the display range is determined. When the drawing start point of a drawing area, among the drawing areas, falls outside the display range, the drawing start point of the drawing area is changed to a position which is in the drawing area and also which stays within the display range. The character strings are arranged in the respective drawing areas from the drawing start points set to the respective drawing areas, and the table in the display range is displayed on the display apparatus together with the arranged character strings.07-11-2013
20080218532CANVAS-LIKE AUTHORING EXPERIENCE ATOP A LAYOUT ENGINE - An apparatus and method provide for modifying a graphical layout intelligently. Objects may be placed in a grid structure which may include any number of rows and columns. In additional display elements such as icons or other adornments may be displayed corresponding to design functionality. The layout may function in any number of modes where each mode may provide different functionality. For example, in one mode, objects in a grid may be resized based on corresponding resizing of the grid. Also, the additional display elements may be displayed for control of the grid. In another mode, objects in a grid may be resized independently from resizing of the grid. Also, the additional display elements may be hidden from view.09-11-2008
20100085383RENDERING ANNOTATIONS FOR IMAGES - Techniques are described for rendering annotations associated with an image. A view of an image maybe shown on a display, and different portions of the image are displayed and undisplayed in the view according to panning and/or zooming of the image within the view. The image may have annotations. An annotation may have a location in the image and may have associated renderable media. The location of the annotation relative to the view may change according to the panning and/or zooming. A strength of the annotation may be computed, the strength changing based the panning and/or zooming of the image. The media may be rendered according to the strength. Whether to render the media may be determined by comparing the strength to a threshold.04-08-2010
20130093793Pinning a Callout Animation - Animation for the attachment of content items to a location on a content surface in a user interface is provided. A user interface showing a content surface may be displayed on a computer. The content surface may include a content item at an initial position above the content surface. The content surface may display content formatted for display over an area comprising a totality of the content surface. The computer may then receive in the user interface a request to attach the content item to a final position on the content surface. The computer may then display an animation of the content item moving, from the initial position, across the content surface until the final position has been reached. The computer may then attach the content item to the content surface at the final position.04-18-2013
20130113837Parameter Controlling Apparatus - By user's pinching operation on a slider 05-09-2013
20130100168OVERDRIVE CONTROLLING SYSTEM FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - An overdrive controlling system for a liquid crystal device includes an image scaling device for storing a current frame data and a preceding frame data, and a time sequence controlling panel. The time sequence controlling panel includes an overdrive controller, a first storage device connected to the overdrive controller for storing a lookup table, and a time sequence controlling circuit connected to the overdrive controller. The time sequence controlling panel further includes two low-voltage differential signaling receivers respectively connected to the overdrive controller. The low-voltage differential signaling receivers are further connected to the image scaling device for receiving the current and preceding frame data and outputting the received frame data to the overdrive controller. The overdrive controller compares the current frame data and the preceding frame data with the lookup table to obtain a compensated image data, and outputs the compensated image data to the time sequence controlling circuit.04-25-2013
20130127917DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a flexible display including a flexible display panel and a flexible touch panel, and a housing configured to enclose the flexible display while allowing the flexible display to move relative to the housing such that a portion of the flexible display is drawn out of the housing and retracted into the housing. The display device further includes a marker configured to contact a location of the flexible touch panel when a portion of the flexible display is drawn out of the housing. The marker is provided such that the contact location changes as the flexible display moves relative to the housing. The display device also includes at least one processor configured to compute the contact location on the flexible display and to adjust the size of an image displayed on the flexible display panel based on the computed contact location.05-23-2013
20130127918FLEXIBLE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PROVIDING USER INTERFACE BY USING THE SAME - A flexible display apparatus and a method of displaying a User Interface (UI) are provided. The flexible display apparatus includes an exposed area determining unit for determining an exposed screen area facing outwards with respect to the flexible display apparatus; a User Interface (UI) generating unit for generating a UI corresponding to the outwardly facing exposed screen area; and a display unit for displaying the generated UI on the outwardly facing exposed screen area.05-23-2013
20130127915System and Method for Content Aware Hybrid Cropping and Seam Carving of Images - A system and method for performing content aware cropping/expansion may be applied to resize an image or to resize a selected object therein. An image object may be selected using an approximate bounding box of the object. The system may receive input indicating a lowest priority edge or corner of the image or object to be resized (e.g., using a drag operation). Respective energy values for some pixels of the image and/or of the object to be resized may be weighted based on their distance from the lowest priority edge/corner and/or on a cropping or expansion graph, and relative costs may be determined for seams of the image dependent on the energy values. Low cost seams may be removed or replicated in different portions of the image and/or the object to modify the image. The selected object may be resized using interpolated scaling and patched over the modified image.05-23-2013
20130127916Adaptive Content Display - Various embodiments of methods and apparatus for adaptive content display are disclosed. A graphical content data structure comprising a plurality of frames for display in a display area is received. An indication of a value of a current dimension of the display area is received. Based on the value of the current dimension of the display area, a display frame is determined from one or more of the plurality of frames to display in the display area. The display frame is displayed in the display area.05-23-2013
20130141465RESOLUTION INDEPENDENT EFFECTS IN A GRAPHICS APPLICATION - Methods and apparatus provide for a Resolution Parameter Modifier. The Resolution Parameter Modifier detects a modification of a document resolution setting from a first resolution to a second resolution. The Resolution Parameter Modifier identifies a resolution dependent parameter(s) associated with a graphical effect(s) applied upon a graphical object(s) in a document, where the graphical object was previously converted from a vector-based object to a raster-based object. The resolution dependent parameter is defined to scale a visual result of the graphical effect with respect to a given document resolution. The Resolution Parameter Modifier updates the resolution dependent parameter in accordance with the second resolution. As the document is rendered at the second resolution, the Resolution Parameter Modifier re-executes the graphical effect on the graphical object in accordance with an updated resolution dependent parameter(s).06-06-2013
20130141467DATA DISPLAY METHOD AND MOBILE DEVICE ADAPTED THERETO - A data display method and a mobile device adapted thereto includes: displaying one or more filtering conditions on a condition display area and one or more items of media data on a data display area in a data display mode; determining whether an event occurs on the condition display area or the data display area; identifying, if an event occurred on the condition display area, information regarding a filtering condition as filtering condition information corresponding to the event; and displaying media data according to the identified filtering condition information. Since the media data can be displayed, in real-time, on the mobile device according to the filtering conditions, the mobile device user can feel an interest in setting the filtering conditions.06-06-2013
20080198177Method for Processing a Digital Image - A method for varying a view of a digital image to be sent to a display. The method comprises retrieving image data representing a first area of the digital image from a reduced size, in regard of number of pixels, representation of the digital image, sending the retrieved image data representing the first area to the display, receiving a user input signal requesting a second area to be sent to the display, retrieving image data representing the second area of the digital image from the reduced size representation of the digital image, and sending the retrieved image data representing the second area to the display.08-21-2008
20110273476Low Resolution Graphics Mode Support Using Window Descriptors - Herein described is a method and system of displaying low resolution graphics onto a high resolution display. The low resolution graphics may be displayed using one or more displayable maps or surfaces, each of which is defined by way of one or more parameters. The display may comprise a monitor, television set, or set top box, capable of displaying at a particular resolution. In one or more representative embodiments, the various aspects of the invention permit scaling the low resolution graphics onto the high resolution display by way of using the one or more displayable maps or surfaces such that the graphics data is properly displayed on the higher resolution display.11-10-2011
20130135353Head-Angle-Trigger-Based Action - Methods and devices for applying at least one manipulative action to a selected content object are disclosed. In one aspect, a head-mounted-device (HMD) system includes at least one processor and data storage with user-interface logic executable by the at least one processor to apply at least one manipulative action to a displayed content object based on received data that indicates a first direction in which the HMD is tilted and an extent to which the HMD is tilted in the first direction. The at least one manipulative action is applied to a degree corresponding to the indicated extent to which the HMD is tilted in the first direction.05-30-2013
20130147845Photo Selection for Mobile Devices - In one embodiments, a server receives a request for delivery an image to a mobile device, adjust the image based on the mobile device's display capabilities, and transmit the adjusted image to the mobile device.06-13-2013
20130147848ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A receiving unit acquires a zoom instruction to enlarge or reduce a displayed image. An image processing unit is provided with a function of enlarging or reducing a displayed image in accordance with a zoom instruction. A zoom processing unit can enlarge or reduce a displayed image until the zoom factor of the displayed image reaches the limit. If the zoom factor of a displayed image reaches the limit, the indicator generating unit generates an indicator for notifying a user thereof.06-13-2013
20130147846PRE-FETCHING MAP TILE DATA ALONG A ROUTE - The present application describes techniques for fetching map data as a selected subset of entire map data available by selecting map data tiles corresponding to an area that encompasses a route. An amount of map data accessed may be adjusted based on a priority assigned to areas or points along the route. A sequence of map data may be accessed based on a priority assigned to sets of map data.06-13-2013
20130147847ON-VEHICLE APPARATUS - On an on-vehicle apparatus that is installed on a vehicle, a display that has a long side and a short side and displays an image is rotated so that a vertical position of an upper side of the display in a first position where the long side becomes the upper side substantially coincides with the vertical position of the upper side of the display in a second position where the short side becomes the upper side. This allows the display to be set at an easily visible position for a user with less eye movement.06-13-2013
20100283799CONTENT ADAPTIVE SCALER BASED ON A FARROW STRUCTURE - Embodiments of the present invention are directed to an image processing system. The image processing system may comprise a content detection module having an input to receive a sequence of input pixels and configured to generate an adjustable parameter based on detected differences between adjacent pairs of input pixels, and a digital filter having an input for the sequence of input pixels and a control input coupled to an output of the content detection module. The digital filter may adjust filtering coefficients according to the parameter.11-11-2010
20120274664Mobile Device Application for Oilfield Data Visualization - A mobile device provides visualization and manipulation of well data generated from one or more well sites. The well data is collected, stored, and aggregated on one or more aggregated data servers. The mobile device includes a touch screen display, a communication interface, and a processor operatively connected to the touch screen display and the communication interface. The processor is configured to receive well data from the one or more aggregated data servers via the communication interface and display a user interface on the touch screen display that graphically displays elements of the well data. The processor is further configured to receive user inputs from the touch screen display and update the displayed well data on the graphical display based the user inputs received on the touch screen display.11-01-2012
20110242137TOUCH SCREEN APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING INPUT OF TOUCH SCREEN APPARATUS - A touch screen apparatus includes a touch screen and a processor. The touch screen displays a virtual keyboard including a plurality of keys. When a touch occurs on the virtual keyboard, the processor searches for a key corresponding to the position where the touch occurs, and magnifies and displays a plurality of keys existing in the neighborhood of the position where the touch occurs according to the search result.10-06-2011
20110242136MAP DISPLAY DEVICE - A map display device includes: a display unit; a moving-source area extraction unit that extracts a moving-source area including a moving-source point from the map; a moving-destination area extraction unit that extracts a moving-destination area including a moving-destination point from the map; a moving-destination area display position shift unit that retains a display position of the moving-source area on the display unit, and shifts a display position of the moving-destination area on the display unit; and a scale change unit that changes a scale of a part of the map between the moving-source area and the moving-destination area, whose display position has been shifted, and displays a whole of the map on the display unit.10-06-2011
20100315437Magnification Engine - An improved graphics processing system and method are described for magnifying visual output information for printing, display, or other output. A graphics engine transforms display information so as to magnify one or more components or areas of an output image for display via output hardware such as a screen or printer. Magnification parameters are supplied to the graphics engine by one or more magnification applications. In an embodiment of the invention, the graphics engine performs compositing of magnified and unmagnified content for display. In an alternative embodiment, the graphics engine outputs corresponding scaled image material to the appropriate magnification application for rendering. In a further embodiment, the graphics engine may operate in both modes. The magnified output according to various embodiments of the invention enhances the accessibility of the computer system for visually handicapped or impaired users by providing high quality magnification and increased system and application stability.12-16-2010
20130182016PORTABLE DEVICE AND DISPLAY PROCESSING METHOD - The present invention discloses a portable device and the display processing method thereof. The portable device comprises a fist long side in the first dimension, a second short side in the second dimension, and a third side in the third dimension in the space, and the portable device comprises a first display unit in the plane formed by the first long side and the second short side. A first image is displayed on the first display unit. The display processing method comprises detecting the gesture operation of at least one side of the first long side, the second short side and the third side; generating an adjustment command according to the gesture operation; and adjusting the display effect of the first image according to the adjustment command.07-18-2013
20120281022ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus detects face images in a still image. The apparatus sets positions and sizes of display ranges on the still image such that the display ranges include the face images respectively, the display ranges being associated with display areas obtained by dividing a display screen. The apparatus displays partial images included in the display ranges on the display areas in order to display the face images on the display areas respectively, and changes the position and size of each of the display ranges such that a display mode of the display screen is caused to transit from a first display mode in which the face images are displayed on the display areas respectively to a second display mode in which an entire image of the still image is displayed on the display screen.11-08-2012
20120281021User Interface and Methods for Sonographic Display Device - A user interface for a sonographic device is disclosed that displays a sonographic image and at least one reference object corresponding to a catheter size. The reference object may be scaled in proportion to the sonographic image. In addition, the user interface may further display a plurality of vertical lines and a plurality of horizontal lines arranged in a grid-like pattern and placed over the sonographic image. The size of both the sonographic image and the at least one reference object may change in proportion to a chosen insertion depth. A display device, a sonographic device and corresponding methods are also disclosed.11-08-2012
20120281020NETWORK SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION METHOD AND COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - Provided is a network system including at least first and second communication terminals capable of communicating with each other via a network. The first communication terminal causes handwritten data input in response to an instruction for a point on an image to be displayed in a certain position on the image corresponding to this point, associates the point information about the point with the handwritten data and transmits the point information and the handwritten data to the second communication terminal. Based on the point information and the handwritten data from the first communication terminal, the second communication terminal causes at least a part of the image to be displayed on a second display and also causes the handwritten data to be displayed in a location in accordance with the point information.11-08-2012
20130182015METHOD FOR ADAPTIVELY ADJUSTING SIZES OF VIRTUAL KEYS AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A method for adaptively adjusting sizes of virtual keys and a display device using the same are provided. The display device displays a virtual keyboard, and the virtual keyboard is arranged with a plurality of virtual keys that can be chosen remotely by a plurality of direction keys of a remote controller. The method includes following: receiving cursor movement information and confirmation information transmitted by the remote controller; converting the cursor movement information and confirmation information into characters of virtual keys of a first key size configuration model of the virtual keyboard, and converting the characters into words; performing an operation on the words respectively by using a preset algorithm to generate a second key size configuration model of the virtual keyboard; and adjusting horizontal sizes of at least a part of the virtual keys of the virtual keyboard according to the second key size configuration model.07-18-2013
20110279480PROJECTOR AND CONTROL METHOD - A projector includes: an image-taking section; an updating section; a storing section storing taken-image information, position data and image data; a projecting section projecting a whole image including an individual image and having a function of adjusting the size of the whole image; and a control section performing control so as to make the projecting section adjust the size of the whole image according to the movement of the individual image in a state in which the whole image includes the whole of the individual image.11-17-2011
20110310127IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND PROGRAM - According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes an image input module, an enlargement module and an output module. The image input module is configured to input an image and information of a focus point of the image. The enlargement module is configured to enlarge a part around the focus point of the image, based on the information of the focus point. The output module is configured to output an enlarged image in which the part around the focus point is enlarged by the enlargement module.12-22-2011
20110310126METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INTERACTING WITH DATASETS FOR DISPLAY - Methods and systems for interacting with datasets for display are provided. One method includes displaying information on a display having a surface viewable by a user and receiving a user input at a surface of a multi-touch sensitive device. The surface of the multi-touch sensitive device is a different surface than the surface of the display viewable by the user. The method further includes manipulating the displayed information in response to the received user input.12-22-2011
20110310125COMPARTMENTALIZING FOCUS AREA WITHIN FIELD OF VIEW - A system and method are disclosed for selectively focusing on certain areas of interest within an imaged scene to gain more image detail within those areas. In general, the present system identifies areas of interest from received image data, which may for example be detected areas of movement within the scene. The system then focuses on those areas by providing more detail in the area of interest. This may be accomplished by a number of methods, including zooming in on the image, increasing pixel density of the image and increasing the amount of light incident on the object in the image.12-22-2011
20120013644METHOD OF DETERMINING IMAGE TRANSMISSION METHOD, IMAGE SUPPLYING SYSTEM, IMAGE SUPPLYING DEVICE, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, PROGRAM AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM - In at least one embodiment of the disclosure, a method of transmitting image data from an image supplying device to an image display device includes transmitting information indicating a resolution of the image display device from the image display device to the image supplying device; scaling the image data, by the image supplying device, to decrease an amount of the image data by reducing an image based on the information indicating the resolution of the image display device; and transmitting the scaled image data from the image supplying device to the image display device.01-19-2012
20130194310AUTOMATICALLY ADAPTATION OF APPLICATION DATA RESPONSIVE TO AN OPERATING CONDITION OF A PORTABLE COMPUTING DEVICE - A method and apparatus for displaying data associated with a first application and data associated with a second application on a portable computing are disclosed. Data from physical and virtual sensors is captured and used to determine a context vector. The context vector may provide information about portable computing device usage. Application modes associated with the context vector by the first application and by the second application are identified in addition to a container mode associated with the context vector by a display container. In one embodiment, the display container is a virtual display space used to identify and describe data for display on a display device. A display configuration is determined form the application modes associated with the context vector and the container mode associated with the context vector and used to display data on a display device.08-01-2013
20130194311IMAGE REPRODUCING APPARATUS - An image reproducing apparatus includes a first displayer. A first displayer displays a photographed image having a size equivalent to a size of a monitor screen, on the monitor screen. A first changer changes a position of the photographed image displayed by the first displayer when a position changing operation is sensed so as to ensure a vacant region in a peripheral portion of the monitor screen. A second displayer displays attribute information indicating an attribute of the photographed image displayed by the first displayer, in the vacant region ensured by the first changer.08-01-2013
20120038677Information Processing Device And Information Processing Method - A range having a predetermined width close to a display margin is defined in an image as a restriction area. When the display area enters the restriction area, the moving speed determination unit reduces the speed of moving the display area in accordance with the extent that the display area enters the restriction area. When the request for moving the display area is suspended while the display area enters the restriction area, the bouncing speed determination unit determines the moving speed so that the display area is bounced in a direction away from the restriction area at a speed determined by the extent that the display area enters the restriction area. A frame coordinate computation unit computes frame coordinates of a display area that should be newly displayed, based on the moving speed determined by the moving speed determination unit and the bouncing speed determination unit.02-16-2012
20130100169INPUT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ZOOMING AN OBJECT USING THE INPUT DEVICE - An input device includes a motion sensor for sensing a first axis value, a distance sensor for sensing a limb distance between two limbs, and a controller. The controller is used to perform a method for controlling zooming of an object. The method includes using the motion sensor to sense the first axis value; and initiating a zooming program when the first axis value meets an initiating condition. The zooming program includes the following steps of using the distance sensor to sense the limb distance between two limbs, comparing the limb distance with a reference value; and based on a comparison result outputting a zooming control signal to zooming of an object.04-25-2013
20120299965CALCULATING ZOOM LEVEL TIMELINE DATA - The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for calculating zoom level time line data. Event aggregators are configured to read execution data from sequentially received input buffers and pre-calculate data chunks for a specified zoom level to create a zoom tree. The density of execution data can be used to determine when pre-calculation is beneficial. In response to a user request, pre-calculated data can be combined with responsively calculated data for presentation to a user. User requests can specify zoom levels and time ranges over which data is to be presented.11-29-2012

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