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Intensity or color driving control (e.g., gray scale)

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345 - Computer graphics processing and selective visual display systems

345204000 - DISPLAY DRIVING CONTROL CIRCUITRY

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345691000 Temporal processing (e.g., pulse width variation over time 244
345694000 Spatial processing (e.g., patterns or subpixel configuration) 105
345697000 Including optical means 41
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20100156956GRAYSCALE CHARACTERISTIC FOR NON-CRT DISPLAYS - A method for generating a target display characteristic for a non-CRT display device includes establishing a sequence of luminance-factor values corresponding to original-scene neutrals. The luminance-factor values are converted to corresponding Rec. 709 signal values. The luminance-factor values are then mapped according to a desired system tone reproduction characteristic to corresponding luminous intensity values to be reproduced by the non-CRT television display device. The target display characteristic is generated by relating the corresponding Rec. 709 signal values to corresponding luminous intensity values.06-24-2010
20090051712Projection apparatus using variable light source - A projection apparatus using a spatial light modulator (SLM), comprising the following: at least one variable light source, at least one spatial light modulator for modulating the illumination light emitted from the variable light source in accordance with the modulation state of arrayed pixel elements, a variable light source controller for controlling modulation of the variable light source, and a spatial light modulator controller for controlling modulation of each pixel element of the spatial light modulator, wherein the variable light source controller controls the variable light source so as to reduce the period in which the modulation states of the pixel element are in transition on a display image.02-26-2009
20110175936ANGULAR DEPENDENT PIXELS FOR TRICK VIEW - A display device having a display panel for displaying an image by spatial light modulation includes a plurality of pixel groups, each pixel group including a first pixel having a first type of luminance against viewing angle response, and a second pixel having a second type of luminance against viewing angle response, wherein the first and second luminance against viewing angle responses are different from one another. The display device further includes a controller operatively coupled to each of the plurality of pixel groups, wherein the controller is configured to drive each of the plurality of pixel groups such that on average the plurality of pixel groups simultaneously provide a predetermined on-axis luminance and an predetermined off-axis luminance for a region of the image corresponding to each pixel group.07-21-2011
20130044145BLUE PHASE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A driving method is cooperated with a blue phase liquid crystal display (LCD) apparatus having a first substrate and a second substrate opposite to the first substrate. The first substrate has a first electrode layer, and the second substrate has a pixel electrode and a second electrode layer. The driving method includes the steps of: transmitting a first gray level voltage to the pixel electrode; transmitting a first black frame insertion voltage to the pixel electrode; and transmitting a first voltage to the first electrode layer, thereby providing a voltage gap between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer. Accordingly, the dark-state light-leakage of the blue phase LCD apparatus can be improved.02-21-2013
20130044142METHOD OF DRIVING A PIXEL AND A SYSTEM FOR THE SAME - The present invention provides a method of driving pixels of an LCD including step (S02-21-2013
20130044143Liquid Crystal Display - A liquid crystal display includes a TFT-LCD module which comprises a pixel for showing grayscale signal, a data line, and a first switching unit for controlling operation of the pixel. The pixel includes a main sub-pixel and a secondary sub-pixel. The TFT-LCD module further includes a pair of pixel capacitors and a second switching unit. The sub-pixel comprises a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel, and the TFT-LCD module further comprises a third switching unit for controlling operation of the second sub-pixel. The present invention can reduce crosstalk when showing a 3D image and keep the brightness of 2D images by controlling the operation of the second sub-pixel.02-21-2013
20130044146DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DRIVER AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - In a display device and a display driver, when a grayscale of a display image is equal to or lower than a specific grayscale value obtained from a histogram of the display image, a display grayscale is extended with a linear function. On the other hand, when a grayscale of a display image is equal to or higher than the specific grayscale value, histogram equalization of a part higher than the specific grayscale value is performed, and the display grayscale is extended with a non-linear function obtained from the histogram equalization.02-21-2013
20130044144LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A driving method for a liquid crystal display includes the following steps: before the switching operation from a preceding frame to a next frame, looking up a preset second lookup table to obtain an actual gray scale of the preceding frame based on frame data of the preceding frame, the frame data of the preceding frame at least includes gray scale; according to the actual gray scale of the preceding frame and a predetermined gray scale of the next frame, looking up a preset first lookup table to obtain an overdrive gray scale for the switching operation from the preceding frame to the next frame ; performing an overdrive operation according to the overdrive gray scale. With the driving method, the gray scale can be corrected by the second lookup table, which improves the display effect of the liquid crystal display.02-21-2013
20110199400SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR DRIVING DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING MODULE, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - Gradation wiring lines of positive polarity included in a (m)th group of wiring lines of positive polarity and gradation wiring lines of positive polarity included in a (m+1)th group of wiring lines of positive polarity are alternately provided. Gradation wiring lines of negative polarity included in a (m′)th group of wiring lines of negative polarity and gradation wiring lines of negative polarity included in a (m′+1)th group of wiring lines of negative polarity are alternately provided. First −(n) th resistance dividing circuits of positive polarity include (m)th resistance dividing circuits of positive polarity provided between the gradation wiring lines of positive polarity or on one end side of a direction where the gradation wiring lines of positive polarity extend and connected to the (m)th group of wiring lines of positive polarity, and (m+1)th resistance dividing circuits of positive polarity provided between the gradation wiring lines of positive polarity or on the other end side of the direction where the gradation wiring lines of positive polarity extend and connected to the (m+1)th group of wiring lines of positive polarity. First −(n′)th resistance dividing circuits of negative polarity include (m′)th resistance dividing circuits of negative polarity provided between the gradation wiring lines of negative polarity or on one end side of a direction where the gradation wiring lines of negative polarity extend and connected to the (m′)th group of wiring lines of negative polarity, and (m′+1)th resistance dividing circuits of negative polarity provided between the gradation wiring lines of negative polarity or on the other end side of the direction where the gradation wiring lines of negative polarity extend and connected to the (m′+1)th group of wiring lines of negative polarity.08-18-2011
20110199395SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COMPENSATION OF NON-UNIFORMITIES IN LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE DISPLAYS - A system and method for operating a display at a constant luminance even as some of the pixels in the display are degraded over time. Each pixel in the display is configured to emit light when a voltage is supplied to the pixel's driving circuit, which causes a current to flow through a light emitting element. Degraded pixels are compensated by supplying their respective driving circuits with greater voltages. The display data is scaled by a compression factor less than one to reserve some voltage levels for compensating degraded pixels. As pixels become more degraded, and require additional compensation, the compression factor is decreased to reserve additional voltage levels for use in compensation.08-18-2011
20130083089DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY PANEL AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - There is provided a display device including a display part including a pixel of a first series having a first horizontal pixel width and a pixel of a second series having a second horizontal pixel width smaller than the first horizontal pixel width, the pixels of the first series and the pixels of the second series being arrayed alternately in each of a horizontal direction and a vertical direction, and a light beam control part that controls a light beam from the display part or a light beam toward the display part.04-04-2013
20100165010METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A driving method and apparatus for a liquid crystal display uses a comparison between the previous frame and the current frame to expand the contrast ratio and reduce the manufacturing cost. A limited amount of data from the current image may be used: either using a limited area of the image or merely the amount of green in the overall image or the limited area. In the apparatus, an image signal modulator expands the contrast of the input data when the previous image is analogous to the current image to thereby generate output data. A timing controller re-arranges the output data to apply the output data to a data driver.07-01-2010
20100165012SPONTANEOUS LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF07-01-2010
20100165005HIGHLIGHT COLOR DISPLAY ARCHITECTURE USING ENHANCED DARK STATE - The present invention is directed to a highlight color display. One of the key features of the invention is the dark color of the display fluid filled in the microcups, which allows the dark state to appear black. There is no alignment required between the pixel electrodes and the microcups. In practice, a standard active matrix array may be used to drive the display device.07-01-2010
20100165003Image Display Apparatus And Projection Display Apparatus - An image display apparatus includes a light source controller; an element controller; and an image analyzing unit. The light source controller controls the amount of the light to be emitted from the light source, based on the target light amount and a time constant. The image analyzing unit calculates saturation based on the signal values of the video input signals of the plurality of colors, and sets the time constant according to the saturation.07-01-2010
20100165008DRIVER CIRCUIT OF DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR CALIBRATING BRIGHTNESS OF DISPLAY - A driver circuit for driving at least a pixel of a displayer, including an output stage, a calibration device and a surge suppression device. The output stage is coupled to the pixel and controlled by a pixel signal to switch an output voltage on the pixel between a high level and a low level. The calibration device is coupled between the output stage and the pixel and comprises an input end controlled by a bias voltage to calibrate an equivalent resistance of the calibration device for further calibrating a brightness level of the pixel. The surge suppression device is coupled between the input end of the calibration device and the pixel signal, and is used to suppress surges in the bias voltage which occur due to switching of the output voltage.07-01-2010
20100165007DISPLAY DEVICE AND SOURCE LINE DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device for generating gamma voltages for driving source lines and a source line driving method thereof are disclosed. The display device includes a plurality of gamma generation units configured to generate gamma voltages corresponding to respective colors, a selection unit configured to select gamma voltages corresponding to any one color from among the gamma voltages generated by the plurality of gamma generation units and to output the gamma voltages to a common line, a decoding unit configured to decode the gamma voltages output to the common line, and an output unit configured to buffer the signals decoded by the decoding unit and to output source line driving signals. Thus, it is possible to reduce the number of lines for transferring the gamma voltages.07-01-2010
20100164996Driving Control Apparatus of Display Apparatus, Display Method, Display Apparatus, Display Monitor, and Television Receiver - In one embodiment of the present invention, to time-divide one frame of an input image signal into a first-half sub frame and a second-half sub frame, the grayscale of the signal in the second-half sub frame is set at a grayscale for dark display and the grayscale of the display signal of the first-half sub frame is adjusted, when the input image signal indicates low brightness. When an image with high brightness is displayed, the grayscale of the display signal of the first-half sub frame is set at a second predetermined value smaller than the maximum value and the grayscale of the display signal of the second-half sub frame is adjusted. Thereafter, in accordance with a combination of the input image signals of the (N−1)-th frame and the N-th frame, overshoot is performed with respect to the display signal of the first-half sub frame, in such a way as to restrain the decrease in the moving image quality on account of an insufficient response of a display module. In doing so, a grayscale within a range from the second predetermined value to the maximum value is used according to the need. As a result, overshoot driving is feasible in the first sub frame, and hence it is possible to restrain the decrease in the moving image quality due to an insufficient response of an image display panel, in all types of combinations of image signals in the current frame and the previous frame.07-01-2010
20100164999DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display device includes a display module for displaying information, a light module for emitting light to the display module, and a display control system. The display control system includes a storage module for storing display control parameters, and a system controller for setting the display module by using the display control parameters when an operation time of the light module equals to a predetermined time point, to compensate for a brightness deterioration of the light module. A related display control method is also provided.07-01-2010
20130083081STEREOSCOPIC PROJECTOR USING SPECTRALLY-ADJACENT COLOR BANDS - A stereoscopic digital projection system for projecting a stereoscopic image including a left-eye image and a right-eye image, comprising: first and second light sources providing corresponding first and second light beams having spectrally-adjacent, substantially non-overlapping spectral bands falling within a single component color spectrum; a spatial light modulator having an array of pixels that can be modulated according to image data to provide imaging light; illumination optics arranged to receive the first and second light beams and provide substantially uniform first and second bands of light; beam scanning optics arranged to cyclically scroll the first and second bands of light across the spatial light modulator; a controller system that synchronously modulates the spatial light modulator pixels according to image data for the stereoscopic image; projection optics for delivering the imaging light from the to a display surface; and filter glasses for a viewer.04-04-2013
20130083082COMPOSITE AND OTHER PHOSPHOR MATERIALS FOR EMITTING VISIBLE LIGHT AND APPLICATIONS IN GENERATION OF VISIBLE LIGHT INCLUDING LIGHT-EMITTING SCREENS - Techniques and optically excited light-emitting devices based on phosphors are provided to use phosphor materials which absorb excitation light to emit visible light and include a composite phosphor material including two or more different transition metal compounds that, under optical excitation of the excitation light, emit visible light at spectrally close but different spectral wavelengths or bands that spectrally overlap to produce a desired color.04-04-2013
20130083080OPTICAL SYSTEM AND METHOD TO MIMIC ZERO-BORDER DISPLAY - A system and methods to extending the overall display area for a device. At or near the borders of a device, pixel pitch between adjacent pixels may be increased such that overall pixel placement may be provided closer to a border of a display of a device. In one embodiment, pixel drive circuitry may be located in the spacing between adjacent pixels. Additionally, various optical systems and techniques may be utilized to provide an appearance of a lack of a border around the display such as decreasing the size of border pixels, overdriving the border pixels, or utilizing a light pipe on a surface above the border pixels.04-04-2013
20090147028Data and power distribution system and method for a large scale display - A system and method distributes data and power in a robust manner for a large scale LED display. Master modules of the display are capable of receiving a data stream on any one of four data ports. The master modules extract the data for its module and an associated group of slave modules from a data stream received on one port and send the received data stream to three other master modules via the other three data ports. Unregulated D.C. power is distributed from one or more power hubs to the master modules which in turn distribute regulated D.C. power to their associated slave modules.06-11-2009
20100118062DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - There is provided a display device including a display unit having pixels, each of which includes a luminescence element for individually emitting light depending on a current amount and a pixel circuit for controlling a current applied to the luminescence element according to a picture signal, scan lines which supply a selection signal for selecting the pixels to emit light to the pixels in a predetermined scanning cycle, and data lines which supply the picture signal to the pixels, the pixels, the scan lines, and the data lines arranged in a matrix pattern, the display device including: a luminescence amount detector for inputting a picture signal with a linear characteristic to detect a luminescence amount from the picture signal; a luminescence time calculator for calculating a luminescence time for the luminescence element based on the luminescence amount detected by the luminescence amount detector; a luminescence time recorder for recording the calculated luminescence time; a luminance acquirer for acquiring luminance information of the luminescence element by use of the luminescence time recorded in the luminescence time recorder; a coefficient calculator for calculating a coefficient by which the picture signal is multiplied, based on the luminance information acquired by the luminance acquirer; and a coefficient multiplier for multiplying the picture signal by the coefficient calculated by the coefficient calculator.05-13-2010
20120162278DISPLAY PANEL - An exemplary display panel includes a plurality of monochrome pixels, a plurality of data lines and a plurality of control lines. Each monochrome pixel provides a specific color on the display panel. The data lines are electrically coupled to the monochrome pixels for providing the display data. The data lines includes a first data line electrically coupled to a part of the monochrome pixels, and the specific colors provided by the part of the monochrome pixels are of the same color. Besides, each of the control lines is electrically coupled to a part of the monochrome pixels for controlling the part of the monochrome pixels electrically coupled thereto whether to receive the display data from the data lines.06-28-2012
20120162271PIXEL STRUCTURE OF ACTIVE MATRIX ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A pixel structure of active matrix organic electroluminescent display panel includes a first light emitting device, a first driving switching device electrically connected to the first light emitting device for driving the first light emitting device, a second light emitting device, a second driving switching device electrically connected to the second light emitting device for driving the second light emitting device, and at least one addressing switching device electrically connected to at least one of the first driving switching device and the second driving switching device.06-28-2012
20120162270Mixed Sequential Color Display - In embodiments of mixed sequential color display, a light source sequentially generates different colors of light in a timed sequence. A display panel is implemented with multiple sub-pixel combinations, where each pixel of the display panel is a combination of sub-pixels that emit a color based on a color of the light that illuminates a sub-pixel combination. The emitted color from a sub-pixel combination is generated as a product of the color of the light and a combination of sub-pixel colors (to include clear and/or colored sub-pixels). The clear and/or different colored sub-pixels in a sub-pixel combination are a spatial aspect of the emitted color, and the sequentially generated different colors of light are a temporal aspect of the emitted color. The pixel combination and the light source together enhance the luminescence of the emitted color over the chrominescence of the emitted color.06-28-2012
20100091046ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE - A scanning line driving circuit includes: each stage shifts and outputs in sequence a start pulse; and logic circuits provided corresponding to the scanning lines and operating to determine the logical product of a signal outputted from the shift register of the stage corresponding to the scanning line and an enable signal supplied differently every group, the enable signal corresponding to the group becomes, in a horizontal scanning period in which the image data writing is carried out for the scanning lines belonging to the group, an active level in a horizontal effective scanning period and an inactive level in a horizontal return line period; and in a horizontal scanning period in which the image data writing is not carried out for the scanning lines belonging to the group, an inactive level in the horizontal effective scanning period and an active level in the horizontal return line period.04-15-2010
20110205249DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A repair step of repairing a pixel resulting in a defective bright spot so as to display the pixel in black is included. In the repair step, a drain portion of a TFT of the pixel resulting in the defective bright spot is shorted to a corresponding gate line, and in the pixel resulting in the defective bright spot, a semiconductor layer portion of the TFT is cut to allow electrical isolation between a corresponding source line and the corresponding gate line.08-25-2011
20100020114DISPLAY DRIVER INTEGRATED CIRCUIT INCLUDING PRE-DECODER AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME - A display driver integrated circuit (IC) includes a grayscale voltage generator, a main decoder unit, a pre-decoder unit, and an output buffer unit. The grayscale voltage generator is configured to receive at least one gamma reference voltage and generate a plurality of grayscale voltages. The main decoder unit is configured to receive the grayscale voltages and data, decode the data, and selectively output a grayscale voltage based on the decoded result. The pre-decoder unit is configured to decode part of the data and output a precharge voltage. The output buffer unit is configured to sequentially receive an output of the pre-decoder unit and an output of the main-decoder unit, and output grayscale data used for driving a display device.01-28-2010
20100020109DYNAMIC GAMUT CONTROL - A method of dynamic gamut control comprises the step of controlling (LD) intensities of at least a subset (PR, PG, PB) of a set of color primaries (PR, PG, PB, PW) associated with corresponding sub-pixels (RP, GP, BP, WP) of a display device. The method further comprises the step of searching (PC) for a minimal intensity value (Ra; Ga; Ba) of one of the color primaries of the subset (PR; PG; PB) being adjusted, to obtain together with the other color primaries (WP) of the set of color primaries (PR, PG, PB, PW) an adjusted color gamut (GG01-28-2010
20100020107Calibrating pixel elements - A composite display is disclosed. In some embodiments, a composite display includes a paddle configured to sweep out an area, a plurality of pixel elements mounted on the paddle, and one or more optical sensors mounted on the paddle and configured to measure luminance values of the plurality of pixel elements. Selectively activating one or more of the plurality of pixel elements while the paddle sweeps the area causes at least a portion of an image to be rendered.01-28-2010
20090195568METHODS FOR DRIVING ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS - A bistable electro-optic display having a plurality of pixels each of which is capable of displaying at least three optical states, including two extreme optical states, is driven by the method comprising a first drive scheme capable of effecting transitions between all of the gray levels which can be displayed by the pixels; and a second drive scheme which contains only transitions ending at one of the extreme optical states of the pixels.08-06-2009
20090195564Driving method in liquid crystal display - A driving method in a liquid crystal display comprises the steps of: (a) receiving a first signal in a first time period; (b) comparing the first signal with a predetermined signal; (c) outputting the predetermined signal when a value of the first signal being smaller than or equal to a value of the predetermined signal; (d) transforming the predetermined signal into a driving voltage to drive a pixel; and (e) receiving a second signal and generating an overdriving voltage according to the predetermined signal and the second signal to drive the pixel in a second time period.08-06-2009
20090195563METHOD FOR DRIVING MATRIX DISPLAYS - A method is described for driving matrix displays which are made up of a plurality of lines with individual pixels, which lines are configured as rows and columns, wherein individual lines are driven selectively by rows being activated for a defined row addressing time and an operating current or a corresponding voltage being applied to the columns in correlation with the activated row corresponding to the desired brightness in the pixels. In order to improve the performance of the display, the row addressing time for each row is determined as a function of the maximum brightness of all the columns of the row.08-06-2009
20090195562Display Device and Driving Method Thereof - A driving method for driving a display device is provided. The driving device includes at least a pixel. The pixel has a first, a second, and a third sub-pixels respectively associated with three primary colors. The driving method includes the steps of driving the first, second and third sub-pixels respectively in accordance with a first, a second and a third driving sequences during a first, a second and a third frame periods. Moreover, the first, the second and the third driving sequences are different from each other. A display device applying said driving method is also provided herein.08-06-2009
20090195561ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A driving circuit of an electro-optical device includes a scanning line driving circuit and a data line driving circuit. When a writing scanning line is selected, the data line driving circuit supplies a data signal of an on or off voltage allocated to a sub-field corresponding to the selection in terms of a gray scale of the pixel corresponding to the selected one of the writing scanning lines and one of the data lines. Among the plurality of sub-fields, the length of a time period of the shortest sub-field is set shorter than the length of a time period required to select, by the scanning line driving circuit, the plurality of writing scanning lines.08-06-2009
20090195560Method of Driving Plasma Display Panel and Plasma Display Device - The present invention provides a method of driving a plasma display panel that displays an image with high brightness, high contrast, and high display quality by stabilizing selective initializing operation. To realize it, a plurality of subfields each having a setup period, an address period, and a sustain period are provided in one field period. Retention time for retaining voltages to be applied to a scan electrode and a sustain electrode is provided between time when voltage for weakening the final sustain discharge in the sustain period is applied to the sustain electrode and time when a ramp waveform voltage which decreases is applied to the scan electrode in the setup period in the following subfield. The retention time is controlled based on average brightness of image signals or ambient temperature.08-06-2009
20090195559Optical correction for high uniformity panel lights - A display has a spatial light modulator (08-06-2009
20100149225ILLUMINATOR AND DISPLAY HAVING SAME - A display apparatus can perform a high quality moving picture display and provides improved color purity, and includes an illumination device that prevents and minimizes light unevenness in the form of a lamp image. The display apparatus includes an illumination device in which a first scattering layer, a first light-condensing layer, a second scattering layer, and a second light-condensing layer are arranged so as to cover a light-radiating surface of a light source unit including a first light source that emits light of a first color and a second light source that emits light of a second color complementary to the first color, a gate driver arranged to sequentially select each one of scanning lines at a cycle of 0.5 frames, a source driver that, at a first half of one frame time period, writes a data signal into each in a group of pixels of the first color, and at a latter half thereof, writes a data signal into each in groups of pixels of other two colors, and a switch circuit that, at the first half of one frame time period, switches on the first light source while switching off the second light source, and at the latter half of the time period, switches on the second light source while switching off the first light source.06-17-2010
20120169797IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE CAPABLE OF SUPPORTING BRIGHTNESS ENHANCEMENT AND POWER CONTROL AND METHOD THEREOF - An image display device capable of supporting brightness enhancement and power control and a method thereof, in which the brightness and contrast are enhanced and the power of a light source is controlled in accordance with the image characteristic. In the image display method, a parameter representative of an input image is calculated from a histogram of the input image, a model corresponding to the input image is selected from a plurality of representative models by analyzing the parameter, and then a brightness controlling function matched with the selected model is selected. The size of each component of a pixel constituting the input image is controlled using the brightness controlling function, and the output image of the pixel whose component size has been controlled is displayed.07-05-2012
20110187762SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A semiconductor device of the invention includes a data line, a power source line, a first scan line, a second scan line, a first transistor, a second transistor, a memory circuit, a third transistor, and a light-emitting element. A gate of the first transistor is connected to the data line, and a first terminal thereof is connected to the power source line; a gate of the second transistor is connected to the first scan line, and a first terminal thereof is connected to a second terminal of the first transistor; the memory circuit is connected to a second terminal of the second transistor and the second scan line; a first terminal of the third transistor is connected to the light-emitting element; and the memory circuit holds a first potential inputted from the power source line or a second potential inputted from the second scan line, and applies the potential to a gate of the third transistor to control emission/non-emission of the light-emitting element.08-04-2011
20110187761Display Device - To compensate for a change of light emission intensity caused by deterioration of alight emitting element, provided is a display device including a drive element (T08-04-2011
20100066766METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GAMMA CORRECTION OF DISPLAY SIGNALS - A method and apparatus for generating gamma corrected analogue voltages uses a first ladder resistor arrangement (03-18-2010
20080259099DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The invention provides a display device that includes: a separating section that generates a separation image signal, which specifies the gradations of a plurality of color components and the gradations of a plurality of white components, from an input image signal, which specifies the gradations of a plurality of primary color components for each of a plurality of pixels; and a displaying section that displays a single-color image corresponding to one of the color components and the white components sequentially on the basis of the generated separation image signal in each of a plurality of subfields allocated in a frame in such a manner that subfields corresponding to each of the plurality of the white components are distanced from each other or one another on a time axis.10-23-2008
20080259098Display Method and System for Stimulating the Blinking of the Eyes of a User by Subliminal Modification of Display Parameters - In a method for displaying visual information (10-23-2008
20110193896Backlight Simulation at Reduced Resolutions to Determine Spatial Modulation of Light for High Dynamic Range Images - Embodiments of the invention relate generally to generating images with an enhanced range of brightness levels, and more particularly, to facilitating high dynamic range imaging by adjusting pixel data and/or using predicted values of luminance, for example, at different resolutions. In at least one embodiment, a method generates an image with an enhanced range of brightness levels. The method can include accessing a model of backlight that includes data representing values of luminance for a number of first samples. The method also can include inverting the values of luminance, as well as upsampling inverted values of luminance to determine upsampled values of luminance. Further, the method can include scaling pixel data for a number of second samples by the upsampled values of luminance to control a modulator to generate an image.08-11-2011
20110193894Pulse Width Modulation Algorithm - In display systems employing spatial light modulators, the OFF-state light from OFF-state pixels of the spatial light modulator can be captured and directed back to the pixels of the spatial light modulator so as to recycle the OFF-state light in the display system. Bitplanes derived from the desired image to be produced are calibrated to include the recycled off-state light to properly produce the desired image using the display system.08-11-2011
20110193893PROJECTOR FOR ACHIEVING A WIDE VARIETY OF GRADATION AND COLOR REPRESENTATION, PROJECTION SYSTEM, PROGRAM AND RECORDING MEDIUM - A projector, includes: an illumination device that radiates plural colors of light in a time-sharing manner; a reflective optical modulator that forms, based on input image information, an optical image for each of the plural colors of light radiated from the illumination device in a time-sharing manner; a projection optical device that projects the optical images of the plural colors of light formed by the reflective optical modulator; and a controller that controls the illumination device and the reflective optical modulator, the controller including: an image information analyzer that analyzes the input image information; and an illumination time controller that dynamically changes and controls illumination time of the plural colors of light by the illumination device based on an analysis result by the image information analyzer.08-11-2011
20110193891Three-Dimensional Image Display Device and Driving Method Thereof - A three dimensional image display device includes a display panel and shutter glasses. White image data is displayed during a white image data input period which is disposed before an input period of left eye image data or an input period of right eye image data. As a result, the luminance of a three dimensional image display device may be increased.08-11-2011
20110193890BACKLIGHT UNIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed are a backlight unit and a display device. The backlight unit includes alight emitting module including a plurality of light emitting devices; a controller for controlling an operation of the light emitting module; a light guide plate disposed at one side of the light emitting module; and an optical member disposed on or under the light guide plate. The light emitting module includes a first light emitting device and a second light emitting device. Light linearity of the first light emitting device is superior to light linearity of the second light emitting device, and a light orientation angle of the first light emitting device is smaller than a light orientation angle of the second light emitting device. The controller selectively drives the first and second light emitting devices.08-11-2011
20110193889Backlight unit, liquid crystal display device, data generating method, data generating program and recording medium - Provided are a backlight unit and a liquid crystal display device including the backlight unit mounted therein. In at least one embodiment of the backlight unit, a process control section performs correction processing to a light source red image signal of a red LED chip, by using an LUT, based on the relationship between the light source red image signal and luminance of the red LED chip. Furthermore, correction processing is performed by using an LUT, based on a light source green image signal of a green LED chip different from the red LED chip. The light source red image signal becomes a new light source red image signal. In the backlight unit, luminance nonuniformity and chromaticity nonuniformity due to the fact that one LED chip is affected by instantaneous heat generated by other LED chip are reduced.08-11-2011
20110193888IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image characteristic judgement circuit analyzes input image data and obtains first brightness data indicating brightness of a backlight within a single vertical period and image characteristic data corresponding to the first brightness data. In at least one embodiment, an image data conversion circuit performs conversion to the input image data according to the image characteristic data and outputs the image data after the conversion to a liquid crystal panel. A period-by-period brightness calculation circuit obtains, based on the first brightness data, second brightness data indicating brightness of the backlight within each of a plurality of periods into which the single vertical period is divided. A brightness setting circuit 08-11-2011
20110193887TRANSFORMER, CIRCUIT BOARD HAVING THE TRANSFORMER, AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE CIRCUIT BOARD - A transformer including; a bobbin, a coil wound to the bobbin, a core inserted within the bobbin and a soldering pin disposed connected to the bobbin, wherein the soldering pin has at least one first hole.08-11-2011
20110193886Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same - An organic light emitting display includes pixels positioned at intersections between data lines and scan lines, a data change unit receiving first data of i (i is a natural number) bits to generate second data of j (j is a natural number equal to or larger than i) bits so that a desired gamma value is realized, a gamma voltage unit for generating gray scale voltages corresponding to l (l is a natural number larger than i) bits, and a data driver for selecting one of the gray scale voltages as a data signal to correspond to the second data and for supplying the data signal to the data line.08-11-2011
20110193885ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY - Disclosed herein is an organic light emitting display. The organic light emitting display is configured to include: a first transistor that receives a data signal from a data line in response to a scan signal from a scan signal line; a first capacitor that is charged with voltage corresponding to the data signal; a driving transistor that controls driving current supplied from a first power supply by corresponding to a voltage value charged in the first capacitor; a second transistor that connects or blocks the driving current transmitted through the driving transistor in response to an emission control signal from an emission control line; an organic light emitting diode that is connected between the second transistor and a second power supply and generates light corresponding to the driving current supplied from the driving transistor; and a reverse bias voltage applying module that reverses the polarity of the voltage supplied to the driving transistor simultaneously with applying reverse bias voltage to the organic light emitting diode in response to a reverse bias applying signal.08-11-2011
20110193884Set Color Level According To Origin - In one embodiment a system includes a source. The source can include a source port to transmit video data from the source. The source port can also receive origin data from a display device. The source can include a controller to compare an origin of the display device to an origin in the source and set the color levels for the video data based on the origin.08-11-2011
20130135364METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR INTERPOLATING COLORS - This disclosure provides methods, apparatus, and computer programs encoded on computer storage media for converting drive instructions for a plurality of display devices to drive instructions for a first display device. In one aspect, a method includes processing the drive instructions for the plurality of display devices to produce a first color in a set of potential colors for the plurality of display devices, selecting a color for the first display device that approximates the produced first color, displaying the selected color with the first display device, determining an error between the selected color and the produced first color, and diffusing the error by displaying at least another color on at least a portion of the plurality of display devices.05-30-2013
20100045707COLOR SEQUENTIAL METHOD FOR DISPLAYING IMAGES - A color sequential method for displaying images is suitable for applying in a display with pixels. Each of frames is formed by displaying a first sub-frame, a second sub-frame and a third sub-frame within a displaying time by the pixels. By calculating differences in gray levels between neighboring pixels, variations are gained. Then, a first just noticeable difference is provided, and the pixels having the variations larger than the first just noticeable difference are detected. Next, times of displaying the first, the second and the third sub-frames in the pixels are raised within the displaying time.02-25-2010
20090122087DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a display device capable of delivering adequate video display performance even when a lighting period of a backlight is varied in accordance with the content or the like of image data. The device has circuits (05-14-2009
20130076806DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display drive circuit of the invention has: an initial-color-gamut-apex-coordinate-storing unit capable of storing initial color gamut apex coordinates; a user-target-color-gamut-apex-coordinate-storing unit capable of storing user target color gamut apex coordinates; a saturation-expansion-coefficient-deciding unit for deciding expansion coefficients of saturation data based on the initial and user target color gamut apex coordinates; and an expansion unit for expanding saturations of display data based on the saturation expansion coefficients. The expansion coefficients of saturation data are decided based on the initial and user target color gamut apex coordinates, and saturations of display data are expanded according to the expansion coefficients. Thus, the degree of expanding the saturations can be controlled for each color gamut or each of R, G and B color properties of an LC display panel.03-28-2013
20130076803ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting display device includes: an APL calculation unit; a current value calculation unit output a first result value or output a second result value; a peak luminance controller configured to output a first luminance control signal based on a first gamma conversion value when receiving the first result value from the current value calculation unit and output a second luminance control signal based on a second gamma conversion value when receiving the second value from the current value calculation unit; a programmable gamma unit configured to output a gamma voltage; and a data driver configured to generate a data signal and supply the generated data signal to a display panel.03-28-2013
20130076804LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT ARRAY, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A light emitting device includes: a wiring including an AuGeNi layer; and a semiconductor light emitting element bonded to the surface of the AuGeNi layer with the aid of intermolecular force, and electrically connected to the wiring.03-28-2013
20130076805DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD OF THE SAME - Provided is a display device and a control method of the same which suppress the occurrence of color separation. The display device includes: a light source of plural kinds of colors; a plurality of elements which are provided to a plurality of pixels respectively, and change over transmission/non-transmission of light emitted from the light source; and a control part which expresses gray levels of the respective pixels by color sequential driving in which the presence/non-presence of lighting of the light source and the transmission/non-transmission of light by the elements are sequentially controlled. The control part fetches image data amounting to 1 screen and performs a display based on the image data for every image data use period, and performs a display of an image amounting to 1 screen for every frame display period. The frame display period differs from the image data use period in length.03-28-2013
20130076807LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes: a liquid crystal panel (03-28-2013
20130076801DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM - A display method includes: performing display by driving a display pixel at a drive interval that conforms to a weight of each bit in a gray-scale code that includes the bits; and so correcting the drive interval, the gray-scale code, or both of the drive interval and the gray-scale code as to change a luminance of the display pixel smoothly.03-28-2013
20130076799SYSTEMS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAY TERMPREATURE DETECTION - Disclosed embodiments relate to a display temperature detection system that can detect temperature variations in different regions of a display panel. The temperature measuring display system includes a display panel that provides graphical images. Further, the temperature measuring display system includes temperature measurement circuitry. The temperature measurement circuitry includes one or more thermal diodes, transistors, or a mesh layer useful to determine at least one temperature measurement of the display panel.03-28-2013
20130076798IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - Disclosed is an image display system for multi-viewing, including a display device for displaying right-eye images and left-eye images. A system controller is electrically connected to the display device and a light modulating device. A motion sensor, in response to a control signal from the system controller, is utilized for determining the positions of the eyes of a viewer. A processor, in response to one or more image signals from the motion sensor, provides the system controller with the positions. The light modulating device is utilized for spatially or angularly deflecting the right-eye images to the right eye of the viewer and for spatially or angularly deflecting the left-eye images to the left eye of the viewer in accordance with the positions.03-28-2013
20130076800SCANNING PROJECTION APPARATUS AND SCANNING IMAGE DISPLAY - In a light beam scanning projection apparatus which scans a light beam emitted from a laser light source, an image display apparatus is configured including a plurality of light beams, a reflection mirror for reflecting the light beams to project them onto a screen or the like, and a mirror driving unit for driving the reflection mirror so that the plurality of light beams are incident on the reflection mirror with different optical axes and projected on different projection areas, thereby displaying a single image with a plurality of images. Further, by forming a single image by causing a plurality of the light beams to have predetermined relative angles thereamong so as to make a plurality of images overlap on each other with slight shifts, a scanning projection apparatus is provided with which the luminance of the image is improved while conforming to safety standards.03-28-2013
20130076802DISPLAY DEVICE, DRIVE CIRCUIT, DRIVING METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM - A drive circuit includes: a control section generating address information by which a horizontal line to be driven in a display section is designated, the display section including a plurality of display pixels; and a driving section driving, at a drive interval that conforms to a weight of each bit in a gray-scale code that includes the bits, the display pixels based on a value of each of the bits, within a unit driving period that is set to drive the horizontal line designated by the address information. The control section sets a start timing of the unit driving period on an optional basis.03-28-2013
20120176424Color Mixing Light Source and Color Control Data System - Apparatus including a color mixing light source having a first laser configured to lase at one or a plurality of light emission wavelengths of 459 nanometers or less and a second laser configured to lase at one or a plurality of light emission wavelengths of 470 nanometers or more; and a controller having a color control data input and a color control data output configured to cause the color mixing light source to generate a perceptual mixture of light having a perceptual color, the perceptual mixture including light emissions from the first and second light sources. System configured to map first color control data to second color control data. Method of forming a perceptual mixture of light having a perceptual color. Method of converting color control data.07-12-2012
20100118060PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING LIGHT THEREOF - A portable electronic apparatus and a method for controlling a light source thereof are provided. The portable electronic apparatus comprises a main control module, a light control module, and a light source module which is configured to generate light. The method comprises the following steps: storing a plurality of light control parameters into the main control module; outputting one of the light control parameters to the light control module by the main control module in response to an input signal; and generating and transmitting a light control signal to the light source module through the light control module in response to the outputted light control parameters. As a result, the brightness of the light generated by the light source module is controlled.05-13-2010
20090262148CONTROLLER, HOLD-TYPE DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND SIGNAL ADJUSTING METHOD FOR HOLD-TYPE DISPLAY DEVICE - To provide a hold-type display device having a fine luminance efficiency while suppressing generation of motion blur. A controller according to the invention adjusts a signal outputted to a hold-type image display panel, which includes: a double-speed drive converting part which divides one frame of an inputted video signal to a plurality of sub-frames; a color converting part which converts a video signal of three primary colors including the plurality of sub-frames to a video signal of four or more colors including the three primary colors and a compound color; and a sub-frame converting part which converts, the video signal converted by the color converting part, to a signal having a plurality of different gradations whose average luminance value becomes equivalent to luminance of the video signal converted by the color converting part, and takes each of the plurality of gradations as each of gradations of the plurality of sub-frames.10-22-2009
20130083087ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic light-emitting display device includes: an organic light-emitting panel in which a plurality of pixel regions are arranged, the pixel regions each including a drive transistor configured to drive an organic light emission element and a sensing transistor configured to detect a threshold voltage of the drive transistor during a sensing interval; and a controller configured to compare a pixel number of a low grayscale range and a pixel number of a high grayscale range, which are obtained from an image signal, and adjust the sensing interval according to a compared resultant.04-04-2013
20130083092LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display apparatus which improves uniformity in luminance of RGB pixels by asymmetrically designing RGB pixels, and to enhances display quality, the apparatus comprises a red pixel switching element that switches a driving signal of the red pixel; a green pixel for transmitting green-colored light; a green pixel switching element that switches a driving signal of the green pixel; a blue pixel for transmitting blue-colored light; and a blue pixel switching element that switches a driving signal of the blue pixel, wherein a switching element of at least one pixel having relatively low luminance among the red pixel, green pixel and blue pixel is formed in the pixel area having relatively high luminance.04-04-2013
20100073405UNIPOLAR GRAY SCALE DRIVE SCHEME FOR CHOLESTERIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS - A unipolar gray scale drive scheme for passive matrix displays, more specifically, cholesteric liquid crystal displays, capable of creating any number of desired levels of gray scale. The drive scheme is single stage and can use either an amplitude modulation or a pulse width modulation column voltage signal in combination with a selecting row voltage signal to drive a pixel receiving the two intersecting signals to a desired level of gray scale.03-25-2010
20130083094FOUR COLOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONVERTING IMAGE SIGNAL THEREOF - One or more embodiments of the present invention relate to a four color image display device. A display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a first pixel adapted to display a first color, a second pixel adapted to display a second color, a third pixel adapted to display a third color, and a white pixel adapted to display a first white. In one aspect, the first to third pixels are adapted to display a second white in combination, and a ratio of the first white and the second white varies according to a gray. Accordingly, a greenish phenomenon of a low-luminance white light in a four color display device may be reduced.04-04-2013
20130083090IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM AND CONTROL APPARATUS - An image display system includes a screen capable of switching a state thereof between a scatter state in which the screen scatters light and a transmission state in which the screen transmits light by changing the magnitude of a voltage applied to the screen, a projector that projects video image light modulated in accordance with an image signal on the screen to display an image on the screen, and a controller that controls operation of driving the screen and the projector, wherein the controller instructs the projector to project the video image light on the screen that operates in the scatter state and instructs the screen to change the degree of light scattering in the scatter state in accordance with a luminance level of the image displayed on the screen.04-04-2013
20130083093ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - Disclosed is an organic light emitting display device including: plurality of data lines; a charging line formed in a direction crossing the plurality of data lines; and charging switches connected between the charging line and the data lines. The charging line inputs a charging voltage and the charging switches are individually controlled in data line.04-04-2013
20130083091LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Liquid crystal display where grayscale inversion is reduced. The liquid crystal cell having pixel groups, each group comprising a red (R) pixel, a green (G) pixel, a blue (B) pixel, and a white (W) pixel, the liquid crystal display further comprising drive means that applies a voltage V04-04-2013
20130083088Color Display Device And Method - It is intended to provide a field sequential color display device capable of reducing the problem of saccadic color breakup. The color display device represents color images by depicting data of respective color images with a monochromatic display element in synchronism with sequential on-off switching to three color light sources of red, green and blue. Each display frame, which is the minimum cycle of sequential on-off switching of red, green and blue light sources to display any given color image, includes a red color field for displaying data of a red color image, a green color field for displaying data of a green color image and a blue color field for displaying data of a blue color image. In each green color field, at least the red light source or the blue light source is turned on and off in addition to the green light source.04-04-2013
20130083086DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVE CONTROL METHOD OF DISPLAY ELEMENT - A display device includes: a display element having memory properties; an electrostatic capacitance detection circuit; a temperature sensor detecting the temperature of the display element; and a control unit, wherein the control unit includes: a drive condition adjustment circuit configured to adjust the drive condition of the display element based on the electrostatic capacitance detected in the display state where the display element is driven under a predetermined drive condition; and a temperature compensation storage circuit storing one or more temperature compensation models indicating a correspondence relationship of the drive condition with which the display element has the optimum display characteristics across a predetermined temperature range, and the control unit changes the drive conditions of the display element at temperatures other than the temperature when the adjustment is performed based on: the temperature when the drive condition of the display element is adjusted; and the temperature compensation model.04-04-2013
20130083085ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND ITS CONTROL METHOD - One embodiment provides an electronic apparatus, including: a connection module configured to be detachably connected with an external device; a display module configured to display an image; and a display controller configured to control display of the display unit so that a larger image is displayed when the connection module is connected to the external device than when the connection module is not connected to the external device.04-04-2013
20130083084METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR FULL-COLOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY - Methods and systems for displaying full-color three-dimensional imagery are provided. A first color set, having a first color spectrum, is defined to include a first set of LEDs. The first color set is assigned to a first color-coded image perspective. A second color set, having a second color spectrum, is defined to include a second set of LEDs. The second color set is assigned to a second color-coded image perspective. The full-color three-dimensional imagery is caused by activating, alternatively, at least two LEDs of the first color set or the second color set and one LED of a remaining color set and displaying the three-dimensional image based on the first image perspective and the second image perspective.04-04-2013
20100128064Display Color Control - A Red, Green, Blue Light Emitting Device (RGB LED) backlight color control system includes an RGB LED backlight comprising a red LED, a green LED, and a blue LED. A driving current regulator is coupled to each of the red LED, the green LED, and the blue LED. A backlight power control is coupled to each of the driving current regulators and operable to receive adjustment data and use the adjustment data to adjust the driving current supplied by at least one of the driving current regulators to at least one of the red LED, the green LED, and the blue LED. By adjusting the driving current supplied to the red LED, green LED, and/or the blue LED, color pallet points on a color triangle (associated with a display that uses the RGB LED backlight) are shifted to achieve the color desired by the user, avoiding the loss of color pallet points in the color triangle that occurs with conventional re-mapping techniques.05-27-2010
20100066767LCOS INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A liquid crystal on silicon integrated circuit (LCOS IC) and electronic device using the same is provided. The electronic device comprises an LCOS IC, a processor and a cooler. The LCOS IC comprising a temperature sensor embedded in the LCOS IC for sensing a temperature and outputting a temperature sensing signal according to the temperature. The processor is coupled to the LCOS IC for receiving the temperature sensing signal and outputting a cooler control signal according to the temperature sensing signal. The cooler is coupled to the processor for receiving the cooler control signal and adjusting the cooler accordingly.03-18-2010
20090002400DISPLAY APPARATUS AND BRIGHTNESS ADJUSTING METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus and a brightness adjusting method thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes a panel unit which displays an image signal, a backlight unit which provides a light to the panel unit to visualize the image signal, a luminance value regulator which calculates representative values to be applied for adjusting a brightness of a plurality of partial areas of the backlight unit corresponding to the input image signal, a contrast enhancer which compensates for a brightness of the image signal compromised by the representative value through a contrast enhancement, and a pixel value compensator which compensates for pixel values of the image signal compensated using the contrast enhancement. Accordingly, the contrast ratio of the entire image can be enhanced by compensating for the brightness loss of the image signal caused from the brightness adjustment of the luminous element, and the image quality can be more finely improved.01-01-2009
20130083083Method for Driving Organic Light Emitting Display Device - A display device, such as a OLED device, and a method of driving the OLED device. The display device includes a gamma voltage generator that generates sequentially decreasing gamma voltages based on sequentially decreasing reference voltages. A data driver selects a gamma voltage from the gamma voltages for driving a pixel based on digital data indicative of a gray scale level for the pixel. In one embodiment the gamma voltage generator includes a resistor string and an input tab that is electrically isolated from the resistor string.04-04-2013
20130038642METHOD FOR DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE, PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE, AND PLASMA DISPLAY SYSTEM - Crosstalk is reduced to provide a high quality of image display when displaying a stereoscopic image on a plasma display panel. For this purpose, there is provided a method for driving a plasma display apparatus which displays the image on the plasma display panel, by alternately repeating a field for right-eye displaying an image signal for right-eye and a field for left-eye displaying an image signal for left-eye. The method is such that, in a first field and a temporally consecutive second field, for a discharge cell where a gradation displayed in the occurring-temporally-later second field is not larger than a predetermined comparison value, when displaying a gradation not smaller than a predetermined threshold in the occurring-temporally-earlier first field, image data are set where address operation is prohibited in a last subfield of the first field.02-14-2013
20130038644ALIGNED MULTIPLE EMITTER PACKAGE - A multiple element emitter package is disclosed for increasing color fidelity and heat dissipation, improving current control, and increasing rigidity of the package assembly. In one embodiment, the package comprises a casing with a cavity extending into the interior of the casing from a first main surface. A lead frame is at least partially encased by the casing, the lead frame comprising a plurality of electrically conductive parts carrying a linear array of LEDs. Electrically conductive parts, separate from the parts carrying the LEDs, have a connection pad, wherein the LEDs are electrically coupled to the connection pad, such as by a wire bond. This arrangement allows for a respective electrical signal to be applied to each of the LEDs. The emitter package may be substantially waterproof, and an array of the emitter packages may be used in an LED display such as an indoor and/or outdoor LED screen.02-14-2013
20130038643LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY MODULE AND DRIVING APPARATUS THEREOF - A liquid crystal display module includes a liquid crystal display panel, a plurality of lamps for irradiating a first light onto the liquid crystal display panel, and a back light unit including a plurality of light emitting diode arrays, each of the light emitting diode arrays having a plurality of light emitting diodes arranged between the lamps to irradiate a second light onto the liquid crystal display panel.02-14-2013
20130038639DISPLAY DEVICE AND A DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device including a display panel displaying a still image and a moving image and a signal controller controlling signals to drive the display panel, wherein the signal controller includes a frame memory storing image data of the still image and providing the image data to the display panel, and the display panel is driven with a first scan ratio when displaying the moving image and is driven with a second scan ratio that is lower than the first scan ratio when displaying the still image.02-14-2013
20130038638CONTROL CIRCUIT AND LCD MODULE AND LCD USING THE SAME - A control circuit includes a power supply, a control IC, a liquid crystal panel, a driving integrated chip arranged between the control IC and the liquid crystal panel, and a number of voltage adjusting sub-circuits. The driving integrated chip includes a plurality of output ports for outputting a plurality of driving voltages respectively. Each voltage adjusting sub-circuit is arranged between the corresponding output port of the driving integrated chip and the liquid crystal panel for adjusting an initial value the voltage outputted from the corresponding output port before the driving voltage is transferred to the liquid crystal panel. With the voltage adjusting sub-circuits, the driving voltages received by the liquid crystal panel have the same value to avoid the color deviation of the images displayed in the liquid crystal panel. This improves the display effect of the liquid crystal panel under without increasing the layout area.02-14-2013
20130038640ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE ELEMENT, AND LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT ARRAY, DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND IMAGING APPARATUS EACH USING THE ELEMENT - Provided are organic electroluminescence elements that suppress SP loss even in a strong cavity satisfying a λ/4 interference condition, thereby being improved in luminous efficiency. The organic electroluminescence elements emit light having a peak wavelength of 440 nm or more to 470 nm or less, in which a wavenumber difference δk (Re) between surface plasmons generated at respective reflecting electrode and transparent electrode falls within a specific range.02-14-2013
20130038641DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device and a method for manufacturing the same which can improve the reliability of TFTs and provide good contrast characteristics are provided. A display device according to the present invention includes a light-transmissive substrate; an impurity-doped layer provided in a part of the light-transmissive substrate; an insulating film provided on the impurity-doped layer and the light-transmissive substrate; a TFT circuit formed on the insulating film and including a plurality of TFTs; and a shutter array including a plurality of shutters drivable by the TFT circuit.02-14-2013
20130033529DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A display device includes: a display screen displaying screen images; a required-brightness computation unit computing required brightnesses for each of the screen images; a brightness determination unit comparing the required brightnesses computed for each of the screen images, and determining the screen image corresponding to the required brightness having highest brightness to be a maximum-required-brightness image; and a brightness control unit performing light-source brightness control and performing image gradation control, the light-source brightness control controlling the brightness of the light source so as to make the brightness of the light source the set brightness for the maximum-required-brightness image, the image gradation control controlling a gradation of the image displayed on the liquid-crystal panel in accordance with the brightness of the light source, so as to make a brightness of each of the screen images other than the maximum-required-brightness image the set brightness specified for each of the screen images.02-07-2013
20130033527DRIVING APPARATUS FOR DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A driving apparatus for display and a driving method thereof are provided. The driving apparatus includes a display data detector, a power controller and a source driver. The display data detector is used for detecting a plurality of display data and generating a control signal according to a maximal value of the display data, in which the display data are corresponding to a plurality of gamma voltages. The power controller is for receiving the control signal and providing a driving power according to the control signal. The source driver is for receiving the driving power as an operation power and generating a driving voltage corresponding to each of the display data according to the driving power and each of the gamma voltages.02-07-2013
20130033528METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE TO ALLOW THE SAME PERCEPTION OF COLOURS OVER A LARGE VARIETY OF OBSERVERS - For each colour, the method comprises the following steps: —converting the first set of colour coordinates (R02-07-2013
20130033526METHOD FOR ADJUSTING PANEL AND ASSOCIATED DISPLAY CONTROLLER - A method for adjusting a uniformity of a panel is provided. The panel includes a plurality of blocks. The method includes: comparing whether a color display component of each of the blocks in response to a first input value matches a target component, comparing whether a color characteristic value of each of the blocks in response to a second input value matches a target characteristic value, and providing a corresponding modified second input component and a modified third input component for each of the blocks. The target component is determined according to a plurality of main display components of a plurality of display values corresponding to the blocks, and the target characteristic value is determined according to the plurality of color characteristic values corresponding to the blocks.02-07-2013
20130088522WHITE POINT UNIFORMITY TECHNIQUES FOR DISPLAYS - The present disclosure generally relates to systems and techniques for calibrating displays to improve the white point uniformity between similar type devices. In one embodiment, a backlight includes multiple strings of LEDs, where each string is driven by a separate driver, or driver channel. Each string may be separately tested at a base current to determine its emitted chromaticity, and values indicative of the emitted chromaticities may be stored within the backlight as calibration values. The calibration values may then be used to determine the driving strength for each string that allows the display to produce the target white point when the light from the strings is mixed. Further, in certain embodiments, adjustments also may be made to the LCD panel based on the emitted chromaticities at the base current.04-11-2013
20090122086LIGHT CONTROL PICTURE FRAME - A light control picture frame system and method including a processor (05-14-2009
20090046113Uneven streaks evaluation device, uneven streaks evaluation method, storage medium, and color filter manufacturing method - A present uneven streaks evaluation device includes an evaluation data generation section for generating evaluation data, serving as an index for evaluating cyclic uneven streaks occurring on an evaluation target surface, in accordance with image data obtained by imaging the evaluation target surface to which light is emitted, wherein a one-dimensional projection processing section carries out a one-dimensional projection process with respect to light distribution included in the image data so that a projection direction is a direction including a vector of a direction in which uneven streaks occur, a power spectrum calculation section calculates a power spectrum in accordance with the light distribution having been subjected to the one-dimensional projection process, an integration processing section calculates an interval integral value of a preset cycle in accordance with the calculated power spectrum, and a noise component removing section removes a noise component included in the calculated interval integral value.02-19-2009
20100045708LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS DRIVING CIRCUIT, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS SOURCE DRIVER, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS CONTROLLER - In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal display apparatus driving circuit selectively supplies positive polarity gray scale voltages or negative polarity gray scale voltages to video signal lines as video signals. The circuit includes a gray scale voltage generation circuit for generating a gray scale voltage for display; and first and second gray scale voltage adjustment sections included in the circuit, for increasing positive and negative polarity gray scale voltages while maintaining a voltage difference between the positive and negative polarity gray scale voltages and respectively adjust a center potentials of the positive and negative polarity gray scale voltages. This makes it possible to provide the liquid crystal display apparatus driving circuit which can make the center values of the positive and negative polarity gray scale voltages proximate to values which makes it possible to further reduce the flicker phenomenon without changing the gray scale property.02-25-2010
20100045710BACKLIGHT APPARATUS AND A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight unit, and a backlight control circuit. The liquid crystal panel displays an image. The backlight unit supplies light to the liquid crystal panel and includes a plurality of backlight blocks arranged in a matrix. The backlight control circuit controls the backlight unit. When the backlight control circuit turns on at least one of the backlight blocks, it turns off any remaining backlight blocks arranged in a same row of the backlight unit.02-25-2010
20100045709DISPLAY APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AS WELL AS PROGRAM - A display apparatus includes: a plurality of pixel circuits arrayed in a matrix fashion; a light emitting circuit provided to each pixel circuit and emitting light correspondingly to a drive current; and a detection circuit provided to a predetermined pixel circuit and outputting a signal according to a temperature that varies with luminance of the light emitting circuit.02-25-2010
20120206502Method of Driving a Display Panel and Display Apparatus for Performing the Same - A method of driving a display panel determines luminance coefficients of a plurality of light emitting blocks included in a light source module using a Gaussian function. A pixel luminance is determined using the luminance coefficient and dimming levels of the light emitting block. The pixel luminance is a luminance of light provided to each pixel of the display panel. Input data compensated using the pixel luminance to generate compensated data. The pixel luminance provided to the pixels is calculated by considering the luminance change due to the adjacent light emitting blocks. Thus, the luminance of the input data is accurately displayed.08-16-2012
20100103200COLOR MAPPING METHOD - A color mapping method maps an input image signal (IS) into an output image signal (OS) for a display (DD) with display pixels (Pi) having sub-pixels (RP, GP, BP, YP) with primary colors (RW, GW, BW, YW) defining a display color gamut (WG). A look-up table (04-29-2010
20100103204DISPLAY DEVICE FOR VEHICLE - A display device for a vehicle includes a liquid crystal panel (04-29-2010
20100110109Method, Device and System for Transmitting Image Data Over Serial Signals - Some demonstrative embodiments of the invention include methods, devices and/or systems to transfer data over serial signals, for example, a method of transferring over serial signals data representing an image to be reproduced, the method including generating a set of one or more data signals including image data received at an image data rate, and generating a transmission clock signal having a clock cycle during which the set of image data signals includes image data of more than one pixel of the image to be reproduced. Other embodiments are described and claimed.05-06-2010
20130135360DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device includes first, second, and third gate lines. The display device further includes a first data line and a second data line neighboring the first data line. The display device further includes first, second, and third pixel electrodes connected to the first, second, and third gate lines, respectively, and further includes a fourth pixel electrode connected to the second gate line. The fourth pixel electrode is disposed between the first and third electrodes and neighbors each of the first, second, and third pixel electrodes. The first, second, and third pixel electrodes are connected to the first data line. The display device further comprises a gate driver for applying copies of a gate-on voltage to the gate lines, the gate-on voltage including a first voltage in a first horizontal period, a second voltage in a second horizontal period, and a third voltage in a third horizontal period.05-30-2013
20120262498METHOD OF CONTROLLING ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, CONTROL DEVICE FOR ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A method of controlling an electro-optical device includes controlling a driving section such that, when an image is rewritten from a first image displayed in a first gradation to a second image including a background image portion to be displayed in the first gradation and a main image portion to be displayed in a second gradation, the same potential as a counter electrode is supplied to a pixel in the background image portion, and a potential corresponding to the second gradation is supplied to a pixel in the main image portion. The driving section is controlled such that at least one of the magnitude and application time of a voltage applied between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode is smaller in a pixel corresponding to an edge portion in the main image portion than in a pixel corresponding to a non-edge portion in the main image portion.10-18-2012
20100007681ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device includes: a plurality of pixel circuits, each of which is disposed at a position corresponding to each intersection position between a plurality of scanning lines and signal lines; and an initialization line which supplies an initialization potential to the plurality of pixel circuits, wherein each of the plurality of pixel circuits includes: an electro-optical element which has a gray scale in accordance with a current amount of a driving current; a storage capacitor of which a voltage across opposite ends is set in accordance with a potential of the signal line; an initializer which initializes the voltage across opposite ends of the storage capacitor by electrically connecting the initialization line to the storage capacitor; a driving transistor which controls the current amount of the driving current in accordance with the voltage of the storage capacitor; a first conductor which is electrically connected to a gate of the driving transistor and overlaps with the initialization line; and a second conductor which is interposed between the first conductor and the initialization line.01-14-2010
20100007679Display apparatus, method of driving display apparatus, drive-use integrated circuit, driving method employed by drive-use integrated circuit, and signal processing method - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a display pixel section including pixels each composed of an arrangement of red, green, and blue subpixels and an additional subpixel of a specified color; and a signal processing section configured to extend signal levels of an input image signal, extract a signal component of the specified color from extended red, green, and blue signals, determine a signal level of the specified color, perform an extension process based on the signal level of the specified color, modulate the red, green, and blue signals subjected to the extension process in accordance with a specified modulation level so as to have different brightness from that of an original image, and modulate brightness of a light source. The input image signal used to determine the modulation level and the input image signal subjected to a modulation process and displayed are of different frames.01-14-2010
20130088525Display Device and Drive Method of the Same - A display device is provided. The display device includes an interface board, a display panel and a connecting interface. The interface board includes a system control module and a system storage module for storing a plurality groups of panel driving data. The display panel includes a pixel array, a signal receiver and a panel data storage module for storing panel data. The connecting interface connects the interface board and the display panel and generates an intimating signal and transmits the same when these elements are electrically connected. The system control module retrieves panel data from the panel data storage module through the connecting interface to further retrieve one of the groups of panel driving data to output the same. The signal receiver drives the pixel array according to the one of the groups of panel driving data. A display device drive method is also disclosed.04-11-2013
20100026730Display device and driver - A driver of a display device has an output buffer, a frame control circuit outputting a frame switch signal with respect to each frame, and an offset compensation control circuit outputting an offset compensation control signal to the output buffer in response to the frame switch signal. One frame includes a display period and a non-display period. In normal processing, the frame control circuit receives a first vertical synchronizing in one frame and outputs the frame switch signal from the receipt of the first vertical synchronizing signal to before the non-display period within the same frame. In special processing, the frame control circuit further receives a second vertical synchronizing signal in the non-display period in one frame, and further outputs the frame switch signal for a time from the receipt of the second vertical synchronizing signal to before the non-display period in the next frame.02-04-2010
20120212518IMAGE PROCESSOR - An image processor receives information of a type of an input image, and performs a correction to the input image in accordance with an illuminance in an area near a display that displays the input image and the received information of the type of the input image.08-23-2012
20130027442Projecting Device With Multiple Mutual Boosting Light Sources - The present invention relates to an illumination device comprising a number of light sources and a number light collecting means, where the light collecting means collect light generated by the first light sources and convert the light into a source light beam propagating primarily along a primary optical axis. At least one light modifier is positioned along the primary optical axis and reflect at least a part of the light. A first light source comprises a light converting material capable of converting light into longer wavelengths and a second light source generates light having at least one spectral component which can be converted by the converting material of the first light source. The first and said second light source are mutually positioned in relation to the primary optical axis such that at least a part of a the second source light beam hits the first light source after being reflected by said light modifier.01-31-2013
20130027439DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus including a display panel and a patterned retarder disposed on the display panel. The display apparatus displays a first image in a 2D mode and displays a second image including a left-eye image and a right-eye image in a 3D mode. Each of the sub-pixels included in the display panel includes two or three sub-pixel electrodes, and the patterned retarder includes a first retarder and a second retarder, which provide different directivities from each other to the left-eye image and the right-eye image, respectively. The first retarder is disposed corresponding to at least a portion of the sub-pixels and the second retarder is disposed corresponding to a remaining portion of the sub-pixels.01-31-2013
20130027441METHOD OF DRIVING IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A method of driving an image display device including (A) an image display panel in which pixels each having first to fourth subpixels displaying first to third primary colors and fourth color, respectively are arranged in a two-dimensional matrix, and (B) a signal processor, in an i-th image display frame, in the signal processor, first to fourth subpixel output signals are obtained on the basis of at least first to fourth subpixel input signals and a corrected expansion coefficient α′01-31-2013
20130027440ENHANCED GRAYSCALE METHOD FOR FIELD-SEQUENTIAL COLOR ARCHITECTURE OF REFLECTIVE DISPLAYS - A field-sequential color architecture is included in a reflective mode display. The reflective mode display may be a direct-view display such as an interferometric modulator display. The reflective mode display may include three or more different subpixel types, each of which corresponds to a color. Data for each color may be written sequentially to all subpixels of the display. Flashing of a corresponding colored light, e.g., from a front light of the display, may be timed to immediately follow a process of writing data for that color. Colors other than the field color may be used to produce grayscale. The field color may correspond to the most significant bit (MSB) and the other colors may correspond to other bits.01-31-2013
20130027437SUBPIXEL ARRANGEMENTS OF DISPLAYS AND METHOD FOR RENDERING THE SAME - An apparatus including a display and control logic is provided. In one example, the display includes an array of subpixels having a plurality of zigzag subpixel groups. Each zigzag subpixel group includes at least three zigzag subpixel units arranged adjacently along a horizontal or vertical direction. Each zigzag subpixel unit includes a plurality of subpixels of the same color arranged in a zigzag pattern. In each zigzag subpixel unit, a first plurality of subpixels are arranged along one diagonal direction from a turning subpixel disposed at a turning corner of the zigzag pattern, and a second plurality of subpixels are arranged along another diagonal direction from the turning subpixel. In another example, the display includes an array of subpixels having a novel subpixel repeating group. The control logic is operatively coupled to the display and configured to receive display data and render the display data into control signals for driving the display.01-31-2013
20130027438DISPLAY CAPABLE OF CALIBRATING WHITE BALANCE AND METHOD THEREOF - A white balance calibration method includes providing red light, green light, blue light, and white light to a display panel according to first image data; detecting a first temperature of a backlight module when the backlight module provides the red light, green light, blue light, and white light to the display panel; detecting whether luminance of white light of each pixel is lower than maximum luminance of a white light emitting diode (LED) corresponding to the pixel when a first difference between the first temperature and a standard temperature stored in a lookup table is less than a predetermined value; controlling the backlight module to turn on a red LED, a green LED, and a blue LED corresponding to the pixel during turning-on of the white light if the luminance of the white light is lower than the maximum luminance of the white LED corresponding to the pixel.01-31-2013
20130027436LASER SCROLLING COLOR SCHEME FOR PROJECTION DISPLAY - Methods and systems for improved optical efficiency and brightness of display systems are provided herein. Embodiments use laser light sources in substantially continuous mode, thereby increasing the maximum overall output of an optical system. Embodiments exploit the small étendue of laser sources to lower the loss of throughput of an optical system. Embodiments enable a scrolling color scheme that allows a display system to be illuminated with two or more colors at any given time, thereby increasing the brightness of the display system. Embodiments can be used with liquid crystal displays and/or digital mirror displays. Embodiments can be used in single-panel and/or two-panel display systems.01-31-2013
20100328366DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD - A display device is provided which displays images by emitting light when a reference voltage is applied to pixels. An average picture level calculation unit of a reference voltage calculation unit in a rectangular wave driving unit of a TFT substrate calculates the value of average picture level, and a ΔV calculation unit of a reference voltage calculation unit calculates a correction amount ΔV of the reference voltage based on the average picture level value. The calculated correction amount ΔV is added to a reference voltage and is used as the voltage of a rectangular wave signal that is output to each pixel from a rectangular wave driving unit. In each pixel in which a data signal corresponding to the grayscale value is stored, an organic EL device emits light in accordance with the rectangular wave signal.12-30-2010
20100328364METHOD OF DRIVING LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A method of driving a light emitting device in a first light emitting period, supplying electric charge to the light emitting element of a target pixel circuit of the plurality of pixel circuits. In this case, the electric charge has been generated by supplying the gradation potential to the signal line. In a charging period after the first light emitting period, in order for a reverse bias to be applied to light emitting elements of control pixel circuits other than the target pixel circuit of the plurality of pixel circuits, the method further includes changing potentials of the potential lines corresponding to the control pixel circuits. In a second light emitting period after the charging period, the method further includes supplying electric charge generated in the charging period to the light emitting element of the target pixel circuit.12-30-2010
20100328361Display Device and Display Method - According to one embodiment, a display device includes a brightness controller and a display module. The brightness controller is configured to be capable of controlling a brightness of a backlight, which is configured to light sources, in units of a predetermined area corresponding to at least one light source, and configured to control at a first brightness at least one light source constituting a first light source area corresponding to a selected area on a display area, and configured to control at a second brightness at least one light source constituting a second light source area corresponding to a non-selected area on the display area. The display module is configured to display the selected area in accordance with the control at the first brightness by the brightness controller, and configured to display the non-selected area in accordance with the control at the second brightness by the brightness controller.12-30-2010
20100328355DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is provided with a plurality of cold cathode tubes (light sources) (12-30-2010
20120182331COLOUR DISPLAY - A colour sequential display method and apparatus that reduces or eliminates colour breakup. In a given frame an illumination source provides a first illumination colour in a first subframe, a second illumination colour in a third subframe, and both the first and second illumination colours simultaneously in a second subframe to provide a third mixed illumination colour. A pixel is driven either: (a) during the first subframe to display the first colour; or (b) during the third subframe to display the second colour; or (c) at least during the second subframe to display the third colour.07-19-2012
20120182330DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a display apparatus includes a display region including a plurality of display pixels arranged in a matrix, a plurality of scanning lines arranged along rows in which the plurality of display pixels are arranged, a plurality of signal lines arranged along columns in which the plurality of display pixels are arranged, a driver including a scanning line driver configured to drive the plurality of scanning lines and a signal line driver configured to drive the plurality of signal lines, and a controller configured to control operation of the driver. The signal line driver includes a memory configured to store at least two frames of video signal data supplied from an external signal source.07-19-2012
20120182329Low grey enhancement in the field emission display (FED) based on sub-Row driving (SRD) technology - This invention is involved with the discipline of the display manufacturing technique, especially a low grey enhancement method for the FED system based on a SRD grey modulation driving technique. The feature is which based on the sub-row grey modulation of the SRD technique, apply low grey enhancement to eliminate the low grey loss in the low grey image information. In addition, the low grey loss is modified by the time compensation, and the display quality of the image is improved.07-19-2012
20120182328BACKLIGHT DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A backlight driving circuit that provides backlight to a display panel of a display apparatus includes a power supply unit configured to supply power, a converter configured to convert and output a voltage of the supplied power, a light-emitting module supplied with the outputted voltage from the converter and providing the backlight, a switch connected to an output terminal of the light-emitting module and controlling an operation of the light-emitting module, a feedback resistor connected to an output terminal of the switch and sensing a voltage of a current flowing in the light-emitting module, a short-circuit sensing resistor connected between a ground of the power supply unit and a ground of the feedback resistor, and a short-circuit sensor configured to sense a voltage value of a current applied to the feedback resistor or the short-circuit sensing resistor according to whether the switch is switched on or off.07-19-2012
20120182327DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY PANEL AND ELECTROPHORESIS DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME METHOD - A driving method of a display panel includes the following steps: driving the display panel to display a first image frame and providing display data of a second image frame, and each of the first and the second image frames has a first area and a second area for respectively displaying two different display contents, the positions of the two corresponding first areas overlap, and the positions of the two corresponding second areas overlap; determining whether display content differences exist between the two corresponding first areas, and determining whether display content differences exist between the two corresponding second areas, and driving the area where display content differences exist in the two areas of the first image frame to display a first-color display content when display content differences exist between the two corresponding first areas or the two corresponding second areas. Furthermore, a corresponding electrophoresis display apparatus is also provided.07-19-2012
20120182326ANAMORPHIC EYEPIECE WITH A MICROLENS ARRAY FOR A PANORAMIC FIELD OF VIEW - An innovative anamorphic eyepiece is described, which uses a microlens array with complex surface features used in conjunction with a modified microdisplay to provide a high resolution image with a panoramic field of view. An optical system can be based on such an eyepiece with a microlens array and modified microdisplay that can provide a large, panoramic field of view to the user. The microdisplay is modified to increase the resolution in the horizontal axis.07-19-2012
20130050294Electronic Sun Shader For Perimeter Boards - The present invention relates to an electronic display system comprising: 02-28-2013
20130050293MULTI-PRIMARY DISPLAY WITH ACTIVE BACKLIGHT - A method of illuminating a display includes spatially varying the luminance of a multi-colored light source illuminating a plurality of pixels of the display in response to receiving a plurality of pixel values, and varying the transmittance of a light valve of the display having filters corresponding to the multi-colored light source in response to receiving the plurality of pixel values. The illumination is modified for a plurality of pixel values based upon modification of the luminance of the light source and varying the transmittance of the light valve.02-28-2013
20130050290ELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEM STRUCTURES WITH RIBS HAVING GAPS - This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for an electromechanical systems (EMS) assembly. The EMS assembly includes a substrate, an anchor disposed on the substrate, and a suspended planar body supported over the substrate by the anchor. The suspended planar body includes at least one depression extending out of a plane of the suspended planar body and protruding towards the substrate. The suspended planar body also includes a substantially horizontal portion corresponding to a gap in the at least one depression. An extent of the gap is up to 20% of a length of the suspended planar body.02-28-2013
20130050289LED DRIVER APPARATUS - A Light Emitting Diode (LED) driver apparatus and a method of driving an LED array are provided. A Light Emitting Diode (LED) driver apparatus includes: a DC-DC converter configured to supply a driving voltage to an LED array, a plurality of LED drivers configured to drive the LED array according to a dimming signal, in which the plurality of LED drivers are connected to one another in parallel to supply currents to the LED array.02-28-2013
20130050284DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC UNIT - A display device includes: a display section including a plurality of pixels, and displaying a plurality of perspective images assigned to the pixels; and a plurality of selectors each selecting any from among the perspective images traveling in respective angle directions from the pixels, in which light transmittance of each of the selectors is non-uniform in time or space.02-28-2013
20130050283DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC UNIT - A display device includes: a display section including a plurality of pixels each partitioned into a plurality of sub-pixel regions, and selectively performing two-dimensional image display based on a two-dimensional image signal or three-dimensional image display based on a three-dimensional image signal; and a separation section separating a plurality of perspective images provided for the three-dimensional image display when in a mode of three-dimensional image display. The display section separately drives each of the sub-pixel regions in each of the pixels according to a grayscale level when in a mode of two-dimensional image display. The display section drives the sub-pixel regions in each of the pixels, when in the mode of three-dimensional image display, to allow a drive state to be different from a drive state in the mode of two-dimensional image display.02-28-2013
20130070003LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEFECT CORRECTION METHOD - A liquid crystal display device (03-21-2013
20130070001DRIVING METHOD OF LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE - If a potential of a gate electrode of a driving transistor varies after a gray scale signal is inputted into each pixel, a current value of a current supplied to a light emitting element varies so that accurate gray scale display cannot be obtained. In particular, in the case of performing black display, current may flow, which makes clear black display difficult. Accordingly, the invention provides a light emitting device capable of performing accurate gray scale display, and a driving method thereof. According to the invention, a signal for display is inputted plural times within a predetermined timing period, or a writing operation period is lengthened. Consequently, the gate voltage of the transistor is determined after the anode potential of the light emitting element is stabilized, and therefore accurate gray scale display can be performed.03-21-2013
20130070002DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention is to provide a display panel and a display device in each of which the white luminance and/or the color reproduction range are/is sufficiently improved by changing the sub-pixel area for each color, so that unevenness of luminance is sufficiently suppressed, and the influence of line width variation on the aperture ratio is reduced. The display panel according to the present invention includes a pair of substrates, a display element sandwiched between the pair of substrates, and pixels each formed by sub-pixels of four or more colors, and is featured in that one of the pair of substrates includes scanning lines, signal lines, and sub-pixel electrodes, and in that the area of at least one of the sub-pixels of four or more colors is different from the area of the other sub-pixels, and the sub-pixel having the larger area overlaps with a plurality of the signal lines in plan view of the main surface of the display panel.03-21-2013
20130070000DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - It is an object of the present invention to provide a display device in which problems such as an increase of power consumption and increase of a load of when light is emitted are reduced by using a method for realizing pseudo impulsive driving by inserting an dark image, and a driving method thereof. A display device which displays a gray scale by dividing one frame period into a plurality of subframe periods, where one frame period is divided into at least a first subframe period and a second subframe period; and when luminance in the first subframe period to display the maximum gray scale is Lmax1 and luminance in the second subframe period to display the maximum gray scale is Lmax2, (½) Lmax203-21-2013
20130070004LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device wherein display performance of a two-dimensional image and that of a three-dimensional image are both improved. The liquid crystal display device is provided with: a liquid crystal display panel, which displays the two-dimensional image and the three-dimensional image by selectively switching the images; and a backlight, which supplies light to the liquid crystal display panel. The backlight includes an illuminating region, which is scan-lighted corresponding to scanning of the liquid crystal display panel, and the scanning frequencies of the illuminating region at the time of displaying the two-dimensional image and the three-dimensional image on the liquid crystal display panel are different from each other.03-21-2013
20130069995LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC UNIT - A liquid crystal display includes: a display section including a plurality of pixels and displaying an image through varying a gray scale of each of the pixels based on an image signal; a detection section detecting, based on the image signal, variations in gray scales of a first pixel and a second pixel which are adjacent to each other; and a control section performing control, based on a detection result of the detection section, to allow one of the first and second pixels to be maintained in black state of display for a predetermined period.03-21-2013
20130069997DISPLAY APPARATUS WITH A BACKLIGHT UNIT FOR DECREASING VARIATIONS IN BRIGHTNESS - A display apparatus for decreasing variations in brightness is disclosed. The display apparatus includes: a cover; a display panel accommodated in the cover; a light source unit disposed along at least one side wall on one edge from among side walls on four edges of the cover at the rear of the display panel and radiating light in a direction parallel with a plane surface of the display panel; a rear sheet disposed at the rear of the display panel which faces the display panel and reflects the radiated light to provide to the display panel. At least one side sheet is disposed along a side wall on a different edge from among the sides walls on the four edges of the cover, to stand upright to the rear sheet and totally reflecting the radiated light.03-21-2013
20130069999POWER SAVING DRIVE MODE FOR BI-LEVEL VIDEO - Liquid crystal display (LCD) driver circuits, and corresponding driving methods, having selectable grayscale and bi-level modes, that also provide DC restore are presented, including an example embodiment driver circuit having selectable direct current (DC) restore voltage switches including a digital to analog converter, a high voltage video signal path including a high voltage video amplifier, a set of high voltage level switches, a high voltage capacitor and a low voltage video signal path including a low voltage video amplifier, a set of low voltage level switches, a low voltage capacitor. Advantages include, for some applications, a display operates in a bi-level mode saving power relative to operating in a grayscale mode, while also being able to offer full grayscale mode in other applications. Further, advantages of some example embodiments include an extended DC-restore mode providing a longer period of DC restore voltage.03-21-2013
20130069996ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A plurality of pixels are arranged corresponding to interconnection between a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of signal lines. A drive circuit alternately displays a right-eye image and a left-eye image on the plurality of pixels every display period. Specifically, the drive circuit sequentially selects the scan lines and supplies a preparation potential corresponding to given grayscale potential (for example, black grayscale) to each of the pixels corresponding to the scan line in a selection state, during a preparation of each of the display periods, and sequentially selects the scan lines and supplies grayscale potential that is in response to an assigned grayscale of the corresponding pixel to each of the pixels corresponding to the scan line in the selection state, during a drive period that starts before selecting the scan line during the preparation of each of the display periods.03-21-2013
20130069998APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PREPARING, STORING, TRANSMITTING AND DISPLAYING IMAGES - An imaging and display apparatus for passive displays evaluates the illumination of an input scene and incorporates data representative of such input scene within a transfer media. The transfer media may be a storage medium storing image data, illumination data and gamma information for delivery to a passive display system. The data controls the optical characteristics of the illumination source for the passive display and the gamma and tends to minimize energy requirements, to maximize contrast or shades of gray in the displayed image, and to optimize light source operation for color fidelity. The data provided the media and/or display as a video signal, modulated video signal, s-video signal, digital signal, or other signal that can be used by a passive display system to display images.03-21-2013
20130069993ELECTRO-OPTIC DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTRO-OPTIC DEVICE - An electro-optic device has electro-optic elements; a storage units storing a first table including pairs of a gray-scale value and an a-bit sub-field code and a second table including pairs of a gray-scale value and a b-bit (b>a) sub-field code; a converting unit converting the gray-scale value of an object pixel into the sub-field code using the second table when a difference in gray-scale value between a first image and a second image is less than a threshold value, while converting the gray-scale value of the object pixel into the sub-field code using the first table when the difference in gray-scale value between the first image and the second image is the threshold value or more; and a driving unit supplying a signal corresponding to the sub-field code converted by the converting unit to drive the electro-optic elements.03-21-2013
20130069992PIXEL STRUCTURE - A pixel structure is provided. The pixel structure includes a first pixel unit, a second pixel unit and a discharge unit. The first pixel unit includes a first active device and a first pixel electrode. The second pixel unit includes a second active device and a second pixel electrode. Gates of the first active device and the second active device are electrically connected to a scan line. Drains of the first active device and the second active device are electrically connected to a data line. The first pixel electrode is electrically connected to a source of the first active device. The second pixel electrode is electrically connected to a source of the second active device. The discharge unit is configured to set that a voltage of the second pixel electrode is smaller than a threshold voltage according to a driving signal received by a driving line.03-21-2013
20130069994Projector and Electronic Apparatus having Projector Function - This projector includes a laser beam generation portion emitting a laser beam on the basis of an input image signal, a projection portion scanning the laser beam, a light detection portion detecting the laser beam reflected by a detection object, and a control portion controlling the laser beam generation portion to project a detection guide beam, different from the laser beam corresponding to the input image signal, for detection by the light detection portion when determining that detection of the laser beam corresponding to the input image signal by the light detection portion is unexpectable on the basis of color information of the input image signal.03-21-2013
20100002026CALIBRATION OF DISPLAYS HAVING SPATIALLY-VARIABLE BACKLIGHT - A display has a screen which incorporates a light modulator. The screen may be a front projection screen or a rear-projection screen. The screen is illuminated with light from an illuminator comprising an array of individually-controllable light sources. The light sources and elements of the light modulator may be controlled to adjust the intensity and frequency of light emanating from corresponding areas on the screen. The display may be calibrated to compensate for differences in intensities of the light sources.01-07-2010
20130088529DISPLAY UNIT - A display unit includes: a display panel; an illumination device illuminating the display panel; and a drive circuit driving the display panel and the illumination device. The illumination device includes a light modulation layer, and a first electrode and a second electrode sandwiching the light modulation layer therebetween, the first electrode and the second electrode each include a plurality of strip-like electrodes. The strip-like electrodes of the first electrode and the strip-like electrodes of the second electrode extend in directions intersecting with each other, and the drive circuit drives the respective strip-like electrodes to allow an in-plane distribution of a potential difference between the strip-like electrodes of the first electrode and the strip-like electrodes of the second electrode to be constant within one frame period, when a two-dimensional image, a three-dimensional image, or an image including a two-dimensional image and a three-dimensional image is displayed on the display panel.04-11-2013
20130088524ACTIVE-MATRIX DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ACTIVE-MATRIX ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY DEVICE - An active-matrix display device employs current-programmed-type pixel circuits and performs the writing data to each of pixels on a line-by-line basis. The active-matrix display device having a matrix of current-programmed-type pixel circuits includes a data line driving circuit 04-11-2013
20130088527Color Liquid Crystal Display Device And Gamma Correction Method For The Same - A color liquid crystal display device configured to employ a pixel division method in which each pixel of a displayed image is configured with sub-pixels obtained by spatial division of one pixel in a division ratio may include: pixel formation portions provided correspondingly to respective pixels of the image, each portion configured to form a pixel of primary colors with the sub-pixels; a drive circuit configured to provide each portion with applied voltages respectively corresponding to the sub-pixels composing the pixel to be formed by that portion, based on a gradation value indicated by an input signal provided as a video signal representing the image; and a gamma correction part configured to correct a relationship between the gradation value indicated by the input signal and a luminance value of the pixel to be formed by that portion according to the gradation value independently for each of the primary colors.04-11-2013
20130088528IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD FOR REDUCED COLOUR SHIFT IN MULTI-PRIMARY LCDs - A method of processing an image comprises: receiving pixel data constituting an image, the pixel data including at least four sub-pixel colour components having respective data values, and modifying one or more of the sub-pixel colour component data values. The data values of corresponding sub-pixels from two pixels are modified in opposite directions to one another and such that the overall luminance of the display panel appears substantially unchanged to an on-axis viewer of the display panel.04-11-2013
20130088526DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a display section; and a light-beam control section configured to control a light beam coming from the display section or a light beam propagating to the display section; the display apparatus having a first display mode for displaying a plurality of observing-point images on the display section wherein the observing-point images include two or more first observing-point images, and one or a plurality of second observing-point images, and the number of pixels included in each of the second observing-point images is smaller than the number of pixels included in each of the first observing-point images.04-11-2013
20130088523ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH FUNCTION OF ADJUSTING DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS AND METHOD THEREFOR - A device and a method for adjusting display brightness employed in a display are provided. Two light sensors are mounted in the electronic device in different locations and the two light sensors are configured to sense levels of ambient light at those different locations. A control unit of the electronic device constantly monitors the two light sensors to determine whether any adjustment of the brightness of the display unit is required, so as to present an appropriate display mode at all times.04-11-2013
20080246785Emission apparatus and drive method therefor - An emission apparatus includes an emission element, a pixel drive circuit connected to the emission element, a data line connected to the pixel drive circuit, and an emission drive apparatus that, in a selection period, lets a reference current with a predetermined current value flow to the pixel drive circuit via the data line, derives a compensation voltage which is a difference between a potential which varies according to a unique characteristic of the pixel drive circuit and a predetermined reference potential, and generates a correction gradation voltage to be applied to the pixel drive circuit based on the compensation voltage for causing the emission element to emit light at an appropriate luminance gradation.10-09-2008
20100134537DESIGN SUPPORT METHOD - The display apparatus includes a dot matrix type display device including a display material; a driver circuit that passively drives a plurality of pixels in the display device; and a control circuit that controls the driver circuit. The control circuit applies a voltage pulse to initialize a plurality of pixels to be rewritten and applies a voltage pulse to change a tone state of the plurality of pixels and display the tone. The voltage pulse to be applied for the tone display includes an all-selected voltage pulse to be applied to a plurality of pixels the tone state of which are changed, and a half-selected voltage pulse and a non-selected voltage pulse to be applied to a plurality of pixels the tone state of which are not changed, and a ratio of the all-selected voltage to the half-selected voltage is larger than 206-03-2010
20100134534DISPLAY UNIT, AND DISPLAYING METHOD FOR THE BINOCULAR REPRESENTATION OF A MULTICOLOR IMAGE - A display unit for binocular representation of a multicolor image including a control unit triggering an imaging element such that the imaging element generates in a temporal successive manner the image to be displayed for a first beam path and a second beam path as a first image and second image, respectively. The images are generated in a pre-distorted manner, opposite of the chromatic aberration of the respective beam path, such that the chromatic aberration generated in the respective beam path is compensated when the first and second image is displayed. The display unit includes a switching module which operates in temporal synchrony with the first and second image being generated, such that a user can see the first image only via the first beam path and the second image only via the second beam path.06-03-2010
20100134531INPUT DEVICE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - An input device includes light-emitting units, which are arranged around a display, and configured to emit an inspection light, light-receiving units, which are arranged around the display, and configured to receive the inspection light, and a control unit configured to determine whether an input is valid or not based on an intensity of light received by the light-receiving units, and transit to an energy-saving mode when the input is not valid.06-03-2010
20100134527DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM - The present invention relates to a display control apparatus and method, and a program which make it possible to prevent deterioration in image quality due to insufficient luminance of light from a backlight.06-03-2010
20100134538DRIVING METHODS FOR ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS - This application is directed to driving methods for electrophoretic displays. The driving methods comprise grey level waveforms which greatly enhance the pictorial quality of images displayed. The driving method comprises: (a) applying waveform to drive each pixel from its initial color state to the full first color then to a color state of a desired level; or (b) applying waveform to drive each pixel from its initial color state to the full second color then to a color state of a desired level.06-03-2010
20130088530METHOD OF DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT DRIVING DEVICE - In a method of driving a liquid crystal panel, an overshoot signal is applied to the liquid crystal panel to display images on the liquid crystal panel. An overshoot level C is selected from a plurality of overshoot levels Dn. In this selecting, difference values between momentary values of a response waveform gn and momentary values of an ideal waveform f are obtained and added for a predetermined period and a minimum first error value E04-11-2013
20090303265LCD DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device and an apparatus for controlling a liquid crystal display which can perform luminance adjustment no matter what illumination method is employed are provided. An image display screen is divided into a plurality of small regions, and a plurality of counter electrodes 12-10-2009
20090303264LIQUID CRYSTAL DRIVING DEVICE - A liquid crystal driving device includes a liquid crystal controller and specific color expansion circuits. The liquid crystal controller generates a liquid crystal drive signal to be supplied to a liquid crystal display panel in response to display data. The specific color expansion circuits generate an image output signal from a low-intensity image input signal corresponding to a specific color by intensifying a gradation using a specified factor. The specific color expansion circuits generate an image output signal from a high-intensity image input signal corresponding to a specific color by intensifying a gradation using another small factor. The image output signal is appropriately intensified by the specific color expansion circuits and is supplied as display data to the liquid crystal controller.12-10-2009
20090303263DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD - A display control apparatus includes a synthesizing unit for synthesizing multiple pieces of image data to generate synthesized image data; an image quality adjustment unit for carrying out image quality adjustment for the synthesized image data output from the synthesizing unit; a format discrimination unit for discriminating a format of each of the multiple pieces of image data; a determination unit for determining referenced image data for the image quality adjustment from the multiple pieces of image data based on discrimination results from the format discrimination unit; and a control unit for controlling the image quality adjustment unit so as to carry out the image quality adjustment for the synthesized image data using a parameter suitable for image quality adjustment of the referenced image data for the image quality adjustment determined by the determination unit.12-10-2009
20090303261METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVED COLOR MANAGEMENT - A method and apparatus for color matching during compositing. In one embodiment of the invention, a set of one or more un-color matched pixels are stored and associated with a first color profile. A fragment program is generated based on the first color profile and a second color profile associated with a display. During compositing of the set of un-color matched pixels, the fragment program is applied to the set of un-color matched pixels to match colors of those pixels with the display. The color matched pixels are written to the display. Other methods and apparatuses are also described.12-10-2009
20090303260Image Display Device - An image display device includes a plurality of pixels, and a feeder that commonly supply power to the plurality of pixels. In this image display device, each of the pixels has a light-emitting portion that emits light by a current supplied to the light-emitting portion, a driver that controls light emission of the light-emitting portion, and a switching portion connected to the driver. The parasitic capacitance of the switching portion is determined with respect to each pixel according to the amount of the voltage drop of said feeder.12-10-2009
20090303259Video Drive Scheme for a Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Display Device - A cholesteric liquid crystal display device (12-10-2009
20130113845DISPLAY DEVICE, VIDEO PROCESSING DEVICE AND VIDEO DISPLAY METHOD - A normal video data acquisition section acquires, as normal video data, a plurality of pieces of video data respectively assigned to a plurality of light sources in normal display from an input video signal A computing section performs a predetermined computation on the plurality of pieces of video data included in the normal video data to generate auxiliary video data used in place of the normal video data in auxiliary display. A selection section performs, in accordance with an instruction from a control section, a selection process for providing any one of the normal video data and the auxiliary video data to a modulation driving section.05-09-2013
20120218322DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - Data signal lines are provided to pixel arrays such that adjacent first and second pixel arrays (α, β) and including plural pixels are provided with two data signal lines each. Each pixel includes a pixel electrode (08-30-2012
20120218313BACKLIGHT DIMMING RATIO BASED DYNAMIC KNEE POINT DETERMINATION OF SOFT CLIPPING - A liquid crystal display (LCD) system including a liquid crystal (LC) panel; an LC panel controller to send output code values to the LC panel; a backlight to illuminate the LC panel; a backlight controller; and a display controller to control the backlight controller and the LC panel controller, and receive input code values from an image source is presented wherein the LCD system uses a dynamic knee point determination of soft clipping to provide output code values to the LC panel. A method for using an LCD system as above is also provided.08-30-2012
20120218321IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - The present invention provides an image display device capable of maintaining appropriate display luminance for human visual properties. The image display device of the present invention includes: a display device main body (08-30-2012
20120218320COMPACT FLAT PANEL COLOR CALIBRATION SYSTEM - A compact flat panel color calibration system includes a lens prism optic able to pass a narrow, perpendicular, and uniform cone angle of incoming light to a spectrally non-selective photodetector. The calibration system also includes a microprocessor operable to determine the luminance of the display based upon the information gathered by the photodetector. A software module included in the calibration system is then operable to process the luminance information in order to adjust the flat panel display.08-30-2012
20120218318LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS, ILLUMINATION APPARATUS AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is a light emitting apparatus including: one or a plurality of light emitting devices each having a plurality of electrodes and each emitting light from the upper surface of the light emitting device; a plurality of terminal electrodes provided on the lower side of the light emitting devices in a positional relation with the light emitting devices and electrically connected to the electrodes of the light emitting devices; a first metal line brought into contact with the upper surfaces of the light emitting devices and one of the terminal electrodes, provided at a location separated away from side surfaces of the light emitting devices and created in a film creation process; and an insulator in which the light emitting devices and the first metal line are embedded.08-30-2012
20120218317METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME - A method of driving a display panel includes generating compensated grayscale data by increasing grayscale data corresponding to an N-th gate line of a plurality of gate lines of the display panel, where N is a natural number, generating a data voltage based on the compensated grayscale data, outputting the data voltage to the display panel including a plurality of pixel electrodes and a plurality of data lines, where each of the plurality of data lines is alternately connected to the plurality of pixel electrodes in a first pixel column and the plurality of pixel electrodes in a second pixel column, generating a storage voltage having a first level and a second level, where the second level is lower than the first level, and applying the storage voltage to the display panel.08-30-2012
20120218316LCD DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides an LCD device and a driving method thereof. The LCD device includes data lines, a source driver, pixel units, and a switching circuit connected between the source driver and the data lines. The source driver outputs gray level voltages in two adjacent data lines by using a dot inversion method. The switching circuit includes multiple first switches, multiple second switches, and multiple third switches. Before the gray level voltage is output in the data lines, the voltage level applied on the data lines approaches to the magnitude of the upcoming gray level voltage in advance. The power consumption of the LCD device of the present invention is lower.08-30-2012
20120218315DISPLAY BACKLIGHT STRUCTURE CAPABLE OF ENHANCING COLOR SATURATION DEGREE AND BRILLIANCE AND WHITE BALANCE - A display backlight structure capable of enhancing color saturation degree and brilliance and white balance is provided and disposed in a backlight module to provide light source for a liquid crystal display module, comprising: a plurality of light emitting areas adjoined to each other and respectively comprising: a color light source unit having a red light LED, a green light LED and a blue light LED; and a luminance light source unit having a white light LED; and a controller electrically connected to the color light source unit and the luminance light source unit to regulate turning-on/off or gradation of the color light source unit and the luminance light source unit. Accordingly, the structure could have both high saturation degree and high light emitting efficiency to improve the optical performance of the display.08-30-2012
20120218314METHOD AND SYSTEM TO QUICKLY FADE THE LUMINANCE OF AN OLED DISPLAY - Various embodiments include devices, methods, circuits, data structures, and software that allow for rapid variation in the luminance of an OLED display panel. An OLED display driver circuit can include a first input, a second input, and a scaling circuit. The first input is to receive a scaling factor. The second input is to receive an image input signal including a digital representation of a desired output for a pixel. The scaling circuit is to multiply a pixel-level output voltage associated with the desired output for the pixel by the scaling factor.08-30-2012
20120218312SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING DISPLAY REGIONS FOR A DISPLAY ON AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The disclosure describes a system and method for adjusting a display area for a display for an electronic device. The display system comprises: a display having a first region and a second region; a backlight for the display; and a display adjustment module located adjacent to the first region of the display, the display adjustment module having a first transmissivity mode where light from the backlight passes through the module to the first region and a second transmissivity mode where the light from the backlight is at least partially blocked from passing through the display adjustment module.08-30-2012
20090040244DRIVING DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME, AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - In a driving device, a liquid crystal display having the driving device, and a method of driving the liquid crystal display, the driving device includes a signal controller, a voltage selector, a gray-scale voltage generator, and a data driver. The signal controller outputs a power-down signal indicating an imminent power-off. The voltage selector outputs a common voltage in response to the signal. The gray-scale voltage generator receives the common voltage to generate common gray-scale voltages having a same voltage level as that of the common voltage. The data driver generates common data voltages based on the common gray-scale voltages. The driving device controls a display panel so that the display panel displays a white image in response to the signal. Thus, an after-image after the power-off is removed, therefore improving the display quality of the display panel.02-12-2009
20130057597BACKLIGHT CONTROL METHOD FOR HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE LCD - A cumulative function of image is obtained according to its gray levels of pixels. This function is then mapped to obtain a backlight modulation function according to a reference line. The backlight brightness provided for different regions of the liquid crystal display are decided by the backlight modulation function while displaying the images.03-07-2013
20130057599LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - For the purpose of reducing cross-talk which occurs when a display image is being switched, a liquid crystal display device is provided with an image signal correction means (03-07-2013
20130057596Projector, Projector System, and Image Correcting Method - A projector that can solve a problem in which a projection image is disturbed due to deviation of incident positions of projection light to a screen is provided. Projection section 03-07-2013
20130057598DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - The present invention provides a display panel having decreased cost and current consumption by decreasing the number of data signal lines from the conventional number, a display device including the display panel, and a method of driving the display device.03-07-2013
20130057595OLED LUMINANCE DEGRADATION COMPENSATION - A system and method are disclosed for determining a pixel capacitance. The pixel capacitance is correlated to a pixel age to determine a current correction factor used for compensating the pixel drive current to account for luminance degradation of the pixel that results from the pixel aging.03-07-2013
20130057593LIGHTING APPARATUS - A lighting apparatus according to the present invention is configured from a plurality of blocks controllable individually for brightness or color, wherein each of the blocks comprises a plurality of light emitting devices including a plurality of white light emitting devices and a plurality of colored light emitting devices, and the plurality of light emitting devices of each of the blocks are arranged in a matrix so that the white light emitting devices are positioned at four corners.03-07-2013
20130057592COLOR ADJUSTING SYSTEM FOR USE IN VIDEO WALL - A color adjusting system for use in a video wall is provided. The color adjusting system comprises a plurality of color sensors and a processing module. The color sensors are configured to sense a plurality of red light signals, a plurality of green light signals, a plurality of blue light signals and a plurality of white light signals generated from a plurality of light modules of a plurality of display devices of the video wall. The processing module is configured to calculate a red light color space coordinate criterion value of the red light signals, a green light color space coordinate criterion value of the green light signals, a blue light color space coordinate criterion value of the blue light signals and a white light color space coordinate criterion value of the white light signals respectively so that the display devices can adjust the light modules accordingly.03-07-2013
20130057594RECONFIGURABLE CONTROL DISPLAYS FOR GAMES, TOYS, AND OTHER APPLICATIONS - Disclosed herein are new forms of computer inputs particularly using TV cameras, and providing affordable methods and apparatus for unique game play, such as rear projection devices for pinball and common board games using machine vision to determine the location of objects and/or features of objects. Particular embodiments employing fast and reliable acquisition and tracking of game related objects and their motion are disclosed, together with numerous applications. Also disclosed are related embodiments for instrumentation and control systems, such as those used in homes and cars.03-07-2013
20090091588LIQUID CRYSTAL DRIVING METHOD AND CIRCUIT - In a liquid crystal driving method and circuit, a pixel of a display is driven from an initial pixel value associated with a previous frame to a target pixel value of a current frame by an overdrive gray value. The overdrive gray value is determined by an overdrive curve, the initial pixel value, and the target pixel value. The overdrive curve is simulated from a polynomial function.04-09-2009
20090091587DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A display apparatus includes a first display plate, a first electrode and a second electrode disposed on the first display plate, a second display plate, a third electrode disposed on the second display plate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first display plate and the second display plate. The liquid crystal layer includes liquid crystal molecules oriented substantially perpendicular to the first display plate and the second display plate in a state where no voltage is applied to the first to third electrodes. When a display state is to change from a first grayscale in a first grayscale region to a second grayscale in a second grayscale region, a return voltage, which is larger than the sum of the common voltage and a threshold voltage of the liquid crystal molecules, is applied to the first electrode and the second electrode for at least a specified period before the first drive voltage and the second drive voltage, which correspond to the second grayscale, are applied to the first electrode and the second electrode.04-09-2009
20110057962DISPLAY DEVICE - Display device, with a plurality of display elements arranged in the shape of a bar, wherein each display element can represent at least one first display state (off) and one second display state (on), and a value being shown can be indicated by the second display state (on) of at least one display element assigned to the value, so that an intermediate value between the value being displayed and a succeeding or preceding value can be represented by activating the preceding or succeeding display element.03-10-2011
20120188288Display Apparatus - An apparatus including at least one light source; a selective attenuation element, used for a plurality of adjacent pixels and configured to attenuate light from the at least one light source; and a group of adjacent mono-chrome light filters, used for the plurality of adjacent pixels, the group including a first mono-chrome light filter, for a first one of the plurality of adjacent pixels, configured to filter light transmitted via the selective attenuation element for the first one of the adjacent pixels; and a second mono-chrome light filter, for a second one of the plurality of adjacent pixels, configured to filter light transmitted via the selective attenuation element for the second one of the adjacent pixels.07-26-2012
20090273618Digital-to-analog converter circuit, data driver, and display device using the digital-to-analog converter circuit - A data driver having a positive-polarity reference voltage generation circuit, a positive-polarity decoder, a first amplifier that outputs a positive-polarity gray scale voltage, a negative-polarity reference voltage generation circuit that generates a plurality of negative-polarity reference voltages, a negative-polarity decoder that outputs first to nth negative-polarity reference voltages from among the negative-polarity reference voltages, a negative-polarity amplifier that receives the selected first to nth negative-polarity reference voltages and outputs a negative-polarity gray scale voltage, and an output switch circuit that switches and controls whether to directly connect the first output terminal and the second output terminal to first and second data lines, respectively, or to cross-connect the first output terminal and the second output terminal to the second data line and the first data line, respectively, based on a control signal.11-05-2009
20110037784CONTROL DEVICE FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, PROGRAM, AND STORAGE MEDIUM FOR PROGRAM - A liquid crystal driving circuit controls operations of display areas in a liquid crystal display panel based on a plural pieces of divided image data which are prepared by dividing image data for a single screen in accordance with the display areas in the liquid crystal display panel. In response to an luminance signal corresponding to an LED resolution generated by an LED resolution signal generating circuit based on image data for a single screen which is not divided, the LED driving circuit controls operations of LEDs provided in a backlight unit. With the configuration of at least one embodiment, according to a liquid crystal display device including a backlight, in a case where display image data for a single screen is divided into a plural pieces of divided image data for a plurality of areas of a display screen and images to be displayed in the plurality of areas are controlled based on the plural pieces of divided image data, display quality in a border area of the plurality of areas can be improved.02-17-2011
20110037782LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR IMAGE-DITHERING COMPENSATION - A liquid crystal display including a pixel array, multiple control lines and a driving unit is provided. The pixel array has multiple pixels. The control lines are coupled to the pixels. The driving unit drives the pixel array via the control lines. Of the pixels coupled to the same control line, the number of image-dithering compensated pixels with positive polarity is equal to the number of image-dithering compensated pixels with negative polarity when the pixel array is driven.02-17-2011
20130093804Back Light Unit for Stereoscopic Display - Techniques for 3D back light units are described. In some possible embodiments, in a first time interval during which one or more back light units of a display system are turned off, a complete set of left pixel values in a left frame is outputted to a display panel of the display system. In some possible embodiments, in a second time interval during which the complete set of left pixel values in the left frame has been outputted to the display panel of the display system, the one or more back light units are turned on to illuminate the display panel and the second time interval is subsequent to, and is not overlapped with, the first time interval.04-18-2013
20110012943Liquid Crystal Display Uniformity - In one embodiment, a system to manage luminance levels on a display device comprises a display device comprising a liquid crystal module comprising a matrix of pixels, a backlight assembly, and a plurality of drivers to drive the backlight assembly. The system further comprises a processing device coupled to the display device and comprising logic to establish a set of luminance values from a plurality of test points on the display device, determine a minimum luminance value from the set of luminance values, determine, for at least a selected one of the test points, a variance from the minimum luminance value, and use the variance to regulate a luminance level of the selected one of the test points.01-20-2011
20110012942METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LCD DEVICE AND LIGHT GUIDE PANEL - Provided is a liquid crystal display device. The liquid crystal display device comprises a liquid crystal panel, a backlight unit, and a driving unit. The liquid crystal panel comprises a plurality of display areas defined therein. The backlight unit is disposed under the liquid crystal panel. The backlight unit comprises a plurality of light emitting areas corresponding to the respective display areas defined therein. The driving unit controls intensity of light emitted from the light emitting areas. Here, the backlight unit comprises light guide plates disposed in two or more light emitting areas.01-20-2011
20110012941LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL, METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - The disclosure describes a liquid crystal display panel including a plurality of sub-pixels, a plurality of thin film transistors, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of gate lines. Each of the sub-pixels has first and second gray scale regions which are split up and down and have different areas, first and second gray scale regions of one sub-pixel having a staggered arrangement with respect to those of an adjacent sub-pixel. Thin film transistors are connected to first and second gray scale regions so that first gray scale regions are driven when one of gate lines is driven and the second gray scale regions are driven when another gate line is driven.01-20-2011
20110012939Display Device and Driving Method Thereof - [Problem] In the case where variations of environmental temperature or variations with time occur depending on characteristics of a light-emitting element, variations are generated in luminance. In the invention, a display device for suppressing effects due to variations of a current value of a light-emitting element, which is caused by variations of environmental temperature and variations with time.01-20-2011
20110012938DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - The driving method of the plasma display device has a plurality of combination sets for display that include a different number of combinations. The signal levels of a red image signal, a green image signal, and a blue image signal are compared with each other. For an image signal of a color that has a relatively low signal level, a combination set for display is used where the number of combinations is smaller than that in the combination set for display used for an image signal of a color that has a relatively high signal level. When the power consumption of a data electrode driving circuit is large, a combination set for display is used where the number of combinations is smaller than that in a combination set for display used for an image signal when the power consumption of the data electrode driving circuit is small.01-20-2011
20110012937LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display apparatus that can alter the chromaticity of a display image in a white backlight by performing a drive control of light sources. The liquid crystal display apparatus (01-20-2011
20110012935DISPLAY UNIT - A display unit with which luminance is able to be improved and a wide view angle is able to be secured while increase of the power consumption is inhibited is provided. The display unit includes a first region placing priority on front face luminance in which an aperture ratio of a light emitting region is relatively small, a second region placing priority on view angle luminance in which the aperture ratio of the light emitting region is relatively large, and a drive means for driving the first region and the second region.01-20-2011
20110012934DISPLAY APPARATUS WITH ANTI-INTERFERENCE OF RESONANCE AND METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus is provided. The display comprises a system module responding to a first frequency to output a second frequency, wherein a magnitude of the second frequency is not an integer multiple of that of the first frequency. The system module comprises a detection circuit detecting the first frequency of the vertical synchronous signal, and a processor producing a plurality of adjacent integers. The display apparatus further comprise an internal light source providing a back light for the display apparatus to display an image, and a light source control module responding to an intermittent pulse to output a drive pulse to the internal light source for controlling one of an operation on and an operation off of the internal light source, wherein the display apparatus prevents the drive pulse from interfering with the image by using the intermittent pulse.01-20-2011
20110012933DISPLAY DEVICE WITH AUTOMATIC BRIGHTNESS ADJUSTMENT AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME - A display device is provided. The display device includes a system module detecting an image signal and outputting a first frequency in response thereto, wherein the first frequency is adjusted to a second frequency when the image signal is switched.01-20-2011
20110012932DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVE METHOD THEREOF - A display device is disclosed which is capable of suppressing characteristic changes due to a long period of conduction, thereby achieving high-quality video display, and also to provide a drive method therefor. In at least one embodiment, while sequentially activating n first scanning signal line groups G01-20-2011
20100097407Color generation change using multiple illuminant types - A system for generating a colored light comprises a set of illuminant types and a processor. The set of illuminant types is associated with a chromaticity gamut, and the set of illuminant types comprises at least five illuminant types that are each associated with an illuminant type hue angle. The processor is configured to determine, based at least in part on a mapping, a sequence of one or more output level sets that are associated with changing a first generated colored light associated with a first color coordinate to a second generated colored light associated with a second color coordinate. The mapping comprises associating each color coordinate with an output level set that uses a set of hue-adjacent illuminant types. Hue-adjacent illuminant types comprise a group of illuminant types that are determined to be adjacent in a circular ordered list of illuminant types which is circularly ordered according to the illuminant type hue angle.04-22-2010
20090267973ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD FOR THE SAME - An organic light emitting display device is provided. The device includes a photo sensor adapted to: sense a brightness of ambient light; output a pulse width of an emission control signal corresponding to a sensed brightness of the ambient light; and output a gamma compensation coefficient corresponding to the sensed brightness of the ambient light and a user selected brightness. The device also includes a gamma compensation circuit adapted to adjust a magnitude of a voltage between a plurality of gradation voltages according to the output gamma compensation coefficient. The device also includes a scan driver and a data driver. The device also includes a pixel portion including a pixel adapted to: emit light according to the data signal, the scan signal, and the emission control signal; and display an image corresponding to the user selected brightness.10-29-2009
20090267972METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE TO HIDE TRANSIENT BEHAVIOR - The major characteristics of the present invention lies in that, on one hand, conventional driving or overdriving techniques that do not add significant cost to the display device are used for scanning while, on the other hand, the direct-lit, LED-based backlight is turned off during the pixels' transient period where their grey levels gradually approach or overshoot above the target grey levels so that the residuals of the dynamic images during the transient period are not manifested.10-29-2009
20090267971METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE TO HIDE TRANSIENT BEHAVIOR - The major characteristics of the present invention lies in that, on one hand, conventional driving or overdriving techniques that do not add significant cost to the display device are used for scanning while, on the other hand, the direct-lit, LED-based backlight is turned off during the pixels' transient period where their grey levels gradually approach or overshoot above the target grey levels so that the residuals of the dynamic images during the transient period are not manifested.10-29-2009
20090267970DRIVING METHODS FOR BISTABLE DISPLAYS - The disclosure relates to driving methods for bistable displays, in particular, driving methods comprising interleaving driving waveforms.10-29-2009
20090267969IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING MEMORY PROPERTY, DRIVING CONTROL DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD TO BE USED FOR SAME - There is provided an image display device capable of obtaining a renewed screen giving normal feelings by simple LUT (Look Up Table) adjustment even at a time of displaying with multiple gray levels. A screen of the electronic paper section making up the display device is renewed by driving for a period of time corresponding to a plurality of frames according to input gray level data of a renewed screen. The renewed screen is displayed with a coarse gray level during a first displaying period in a renewing period corresponding to a plurality of frames at an output voltage specified by a high-order bit of its gray level data and, thereafter, is displayed with a fine gray level during a second displaying period in the renewing period at an output voltage specified by a low-order bit of its gray level data.10-29-2009
20090267967COLOR TEMPERATURE CORRECTION DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A color temperature correction device corrects, in a display device that represents brightness of RGB of a video signal by a plurality of levels of gray scales, a color temperature of the video signal. The color temperature correction device includes: a recording means of storing a gray scale value conversion table for an input gray scale value of a video signal to set gray scale values for respective RGB, so that a consistent color temperature is maintained; and a gray scale value converting unit that converts the input gray scale value to set gray scale values, based on the gray scale value conversion table.10-29-2009
20090267966PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - A plasma display apparatus that can reduce a manufacturing cost even while embodying a screen ratio of 16:9 by adjusting the number of the third electrode formed in the rear substrate is provided. The plasma display apparatus comprises: a plasma display panel comprising an electrode; and a driver for supplying a driving signal to the electrode, the plasma display panel comprises: a front substrate; a rear substrate opposite to the front substrate; a barrier rib for partitioning a discharge cell between the front substrate and the rear substrate; first electrodes and second electrodes opposite to each other in the discharge cell; and third electrodes intersecting the first electrodes in the discharge cell, wherein the number of the third electrodes is 4095 in an active area in which an image is displayed, and the driver comprises a plurality of data drivers comprising channels connected to the third electrode, and 256 channels are formed in each of the data drivers.10-29-2009
20090267964Indicator device with a barrier discharge lamp for backlighting - The invention relates to an indicator device with a barrier discharge lamp that allows a sequential backlighting process by means of the separate operation of electrode groups.10-29-2009
20090267963Liquid Crystal Display Device - A control section (10-29-2009
20090267965Data Driving Circuits for Low Color Washout Liquid Crystal Devices - A data driving circuit for a low color wash-out liquid crystal display includes a serial-to-parallel conversion module for converting to output a plurality of sequentially received pixel data in parallel, a compensation data generation module for performing a function operation for the plurality of pixel data to generate a plurality of gamma compensation data, a digital-to-analog conversion module for performing digital-to-analog conversion for the plurality of pixel data and the plurality of gamma compensation data according to a gamma look-up table, and an operational amplifier module for generating a plurality of driving voltages of major pixels and a plurality of driving voltages of sub pixels according to analog signals outputted by the digital-to-analog conversion module to drive the major pixels and the sub pixels corresponding to a row of the liquid crystal display.10-29-2009
20120223975Method and Apparatus for Driving a Display Device - The present invention discloses a driving device of a display device. The driving device comprises a gamma voltage generator, for generating a gamma voltage according to a control signal to a source driver of the display device, and a logic unit, for generating the control signal to the gamma voltage generator according to a difference among image properties of a plurality of frames to be displayed, to adjust the gamma voltage.09-06-2012
20120223973Display device - A plurality of display areas are provided in a liquid crystal panel (display portion) and a plurality of illumination areas respectively allowing light from light-emitting diodes (light sources) to be incident upon the plurality of display areas are set in a backlight device (backlight portion). Further, light-emitting diodes of RGB (a plurality of colors) are provided per illumination area. In the light-emitting diodes of RGB, a reference point of start of lighting of the light-emitting diode to be switched on lastly in a frame period is set so as to coincide with a beginning point of a lighting period of the light-emitting diode, and a reference point of start of lighting of the light-emitting diode to be switched on firstly in the frame period is set so as to coincide with an end point of the lighting period of the light-emitting diode.09-06-2012
20110063342CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY, DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME AND METHOD OF CONNECTING THE SAME - A connector assembly includes a first connector having a recess disposed in a first side thereof, a second connector disposed in the recess and connected to the first connector, and a lever rotatably connected to the second connector. The lever is rotated toward the first connector by an external force after the second connector is connected to the first connector. The lever is connected to the first connector to fix the second connector in the recess of the first connector.03-17-2011
20110063341METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CORRECTION, MEASUREMENT AND DISPLAY OF IMAGES - One aspect of the invention is a system for displaying images. A display device comprises a back light unit and a first aperture and a second aperture in the back light unit. The display device also comprises a first sensor, a second sensor, and a third sensor. The first sensor is configured to measure a first brightness value of the back light unit through the first aperture. The second sensor is configured to measure a second brightness value of the back light unit through the second aperture. The third sensor is configured to measure a third brightness value from a front portion of the display device.03-17-2011
20110063340DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A new driving method of a display device that makes it possible to reduce power consumption and to improve display quality is proposed. A first gray scale is displayed in all pixels in a first initialization period, a second gray scale is displayed in all the pixels in a second initialization period, an objective image is displayed in a writing period, and the image is held in a holding period. Alternatively, an electrical history of a gray scale storage display element for displaying a number of gray scales is erased in the first initialization period and the second initialization period. Alternatively, a potential of a common electrode is changed in the first initialization period, the second initialization period, the writing period, and the holding period. Alternatively, a potential of a capacitor wiring is changed in synchronization with the potential of the common electrode.03-17-2011
20110063339DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - It is an object to reduce power consumption of a display device which can perform multi-gray scale display and to suppress deterioration of an element included in the display device. The usage of a display device includes a first initialization period in which the gray scale level of an entire pixel portion is converted into a first gray scale level and a second initialization period in which the gray scale level of an entire pixel portion is converted into a second gray scale level. In the first initialization period, scanning of a plurality of signals and weighting of a holding period of each signal are performed. Therefore, the small number of scanning of signals can realize voltage application for an appropriate time with respect to each of a plurality of gray scale storage display elements included in the display device.03-17-2011
20110063338IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF ITS OPERATION - Power consumption by an image display device is reduced. The image display device is of a type that transmits light from a back light unit (03-17-2011
20110063337Flat Panel Display Having Overdrive Function - A method of operating a display includes deriving first pixel data for overdriving pixel circuits of the display from initial gray levels to target gray levels based on values in the first and second lookup tables, rendering the second lookup table unavailable in memory in response to a change in a temperature of the display, and deriving second pixel data using the first lookup table for overdriving the pixel circuits when the second lookup table is unavailable in the memory.03-17-2011
20110063336SINGLE-CELL GAP TYPE TRANSFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A single-cell gap type transflective liquid crystal display and a driving method thereof are provided. A multiplexer is added to each pixel of a thin-film transistor substrate of the display to respectively control voltages of a transmissive region and a reflective region of each pixel in conjunction with a modulation scan signal and different voltage data signals. Thus, a VT curve of the transmissive region and a VR curve of the reflective region can be adjusted to be identical.03-17-2011
20110063335COLOR-FILTERLESS LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAYING METHOD THEREOF - The invention relates to a color-filterless liquid crystal display device and a displaying method of the display device. The backlight module of the display device is partitioned into dynamic brightness adjustment sections adapted for being controlled by the local area dimming control technique. The liquid crystal display module of the display device is partitioned into display sections for being subjected to scanning. The sub-frame image data are adjusted reversely to that done by the local area dimming control technique, before being provided to the display sections by scanning. After the transmissivity of the respective display sections is changed, the LEDs located in the dynamic brightness adjustment sections and corresponding to the sub-frames are lighted up by local area dimming control signals capable of compensating for the adjustment.03-17-2011
20110063333Color Sequential Display and Power Saving Method thereof - For further reducing power consumption of a color sequential display, a frame rate or a field rate is reduced according to conditions, which include whether a received frame is dynamic or static and whether a backlight mode is activated, for reducing power consumption. Besides, images maybe outputted in forms of color images or of grey levels selectively so as to reduce an amount of processed data and related data transmission.03-17-2011
20110063332METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OVER-DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A method and an apparatus for over-driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) are provided, which are suitable for compensating a gray level brightness of the LCD. The method includes the following steps. Firstly, a data buffer unit outputs a current frame data. Then, the current frame data is stored into a frame memory unit, and the frame memory unit outputs a previous frame data. Next, several look-up tables (LUTs) are searched for a driving voltage in a corresponding LUT according to the current frame data and the previous frame data. Afterward, a position scanning unit receives the current frame data to determine a current position. Finally, a multiplexer outputs the corresponding driving voltage at the current position. Thus, a display panel has the same gray level brightness in upper, middle, and lower portions thereof, thereby avoiding ghosting.03-17-2011
20110063331METHOD, SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR POWER SAVING BACKLIGHT - A method and system for displaying an image on a liquid crystal display (LCD). The method and system can include calculating a luminance for pixels in an image in a LCD based upon a light spread function and brightness values of light emitting diodes (LEDs). The method and system can also include changing a brightness of an LED based upon a consideration of the gray value of the pixels and the distance of the pixels from a dominant LED. The method and system can further set the brightness of the LED units to a brightness or brightness value substantially greater than or equal to a gray value of each pixel of the image.03-17-2011
20110063330METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING ERRONEOUS COLOR EFFECTS IN A FIELD SEQUENTIAL LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Methods and apparatuses for reducing an erroneous color effect in a field-sequential liquid crystal display (FSLCD) are disclosed. An apparatus for reducing the erroneous color effect may include a data response time compensation (RTC) block which uses an RTC lookup table to provide a fast transition response time from one gray level to another gray level for a liquid crystal pixel cell by using a response time compensation (RTC) scheme during a color LED backlighting sequence. The apparatus may also include a VCOM and Gamma reference control block to generate a voltage boost and provide boost control to the liquid crystal pixel cell in a FSLCD panel, wherein the voltage boost gives a fast gray level transition to remove residual color caused by a slow transition time between liquid crystal light transmittance levels for the liquid crystal pixel cell.03-17-2011
20130063501System and Method of Boosting Lamp Luminance in a Laptop Computing Device - An information handling system is disclosed and includes a display, a lamp back lighting the display, and a lamp control system coupled to the lamp. The lamp control system is configured to boost a maximum luminance of the lamp as the lamp ages.03-14-2013
20130063497Driving System For Electrophoretic Displays - This application is directed to a driving system for an electrophoretic display. The driving system can reduce the memory space required for driving an electrophoretic display.03-14-2013
20120293568ALTERING FRAME RATES IN A MEMS DISPLAY BY SELECTIVE LINE SKIPPING - Systems and methods for improving frame rate in electromechanical display devices are disclosed. Rows or columns in a display device are given priorities and are selected for updating or for skipping during updates based on the priorities, the target frame rate, and the visual effect of skipping the particular line.11-22-2012
20130063496HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE DISPLAYS COMPRISING MEMS/IMOD COMPONENTS - Several embodiments of display systems are disclosed that comprise a backlight source, a first modulator, a second modulator and a controller. The backlight source may further comprise an edge-lit backlighting source that may be controlled to affect a field-sequential illumination for the dual or multiple modulator display system. In another embodiment, the display system may comprise two or more color primary emitters that each comprise a color gamut. When the color gamuts are driven in a field sequential pattern, the resulting overall gamut is substantially wider. Other display systems and methods are disclosed herein that affect a variety of 3D viewing embodiments. Systems, methods and techniques to increase the dynamic range, color gamut and bit precision of display systems comprising MEMS and/or IMODs are presented.03-14-2013
20130063499DISPLAY DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A display device having a memory function within pixels, includes: a drive unit that divides image generation for one frame into plural sub-frames and performs display drive by time-division drive in units of sub-frames, wherein the drive unit performs drive of bringing centers of pixels of gray scale representation into coincidence with centers of display images among the plural sub-frames.03-14-2013
20130063500LIGHT SOURCE CONTROL APPARATUS, IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND LIGHT SOURCE CONTROL METHOD - There is provided a light source control apparatus including an image change determination unit that determines presence or absence of at least one of a change of an image signal and the image signal, and a light source controller that reduces luminous output of a light source at a predetermined decreasing rate when the image change determination unit determines at least one of no change of the image signal and absence of the image signal.03-14-2013
20130063498DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes: a plurality of light emitting elements to display an image; a plurality of pixel circuits including a drive transistor configured to generate a current supplied to each of the light emitting elements, a capacitor having one terminal connected to a gate of the drive transistor, and a reset transistor connected between the gate and a drain of the drive transistor; and a display image determination unit configured to determine a brightness of the image from image data. The reset transistor is brought into a conductive state in a reset period while a voltage of a terminal of the capacitor opposite to the terminal connected to the gate of the drive transistor is set to a data voltage. A length of the reset period is determined according to determination of the display image determination unit. An embodiment of the present invention is the pixel circuit for driving the display apparatus.03-14-2013
20090262147Liquid crystal display apparatus - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display apparatus realizing an improved view angle characteristic of luminance and higher response speed. A sub-pixel group is provided with a plurality of sub-pixels. At the time of display driving on liquid crystal elements of each pixel, space-divisional-driving which allows each of the first and the second sub-pixels to be driven separately is performed. By the space-divisional-driving, fluctuations in the gamma characteristic in the case of seeing a display screen from an oblique direction are effectively dispersed, and the view angle characteristic of luminance improves. Area of the first sub-pixel is set to be smaller than whole area of the sub-pixel group. As a result, the drive voltage to be applied to the first sub-pixel at the time of lower gray level becomes high, and response speed improves.10-22-2009
20120194575GAMMA-VOLTAGE GENERATOR - A gamma-voltage generator is provided to generating a plurality of first gamma voltages and second gamma voltages. At least one of the first gamma voltages generated by DACs of the gamma-voltage generator within a first frame period and at least one of the second gamma voltages generated by the DACs within a second frame period are outputted from a same one of the gamma buffers of the gamma-voltage generator, whereby the transmitted gamma voltages have substantially equal offset. Therefore, the display quality approaches an ideal condition.08-02-2012
20090237423Display apparatus of adjusting gamma and brightness based on ambient light and its display adjustment method - This invention discloses a display apparatus capable of adjusting gamma and brightness based on ambient light and its display adjustment method. The display apparatus is adjusted to display an image output signal based on an image input signal and the correlated color temperature and brightness of an ambient light. The display apparatus includes a plurality of light sensing circuits, a memory unit, an image processing module, and a display module. The light sensing circuit senses the ambient light to produce a digital ambient color temperature index value. The memory unit stores a lookup table of brightness expression rates and gamma adjustment parameters corresponding to different color temperature index values. The image processing module produces a gamma adjustment parameter by a lookup table based on the color temperature index value and generates the gamma expression rate of the image input signal. The image processing module adjusts the image input signal to generate the image output signal based on the gamma adjustment parameter. The display module displays the image output signal.09-24-2009
20130113846PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE, PLASMA DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF DRIVING A PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - High image display quality is achieved when a 3D image is displayed on a plasma display panel (05-09-2013
20130162699ACTIVE MATRIX TYPE BISTABLE CHIRAL NEMATIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - The disclosure provides a driving method for an active matrix type bistable chiral nematic liquid crystal display, including: dividing a frame into at least two fields, wherein each field is formed by a plurality of pixel rows; driving one of the at least two fields by a plurality of driving operations, wherein a liquid crystal unit of each pixel in the field is driven to one of two predetermined states in each driving operation; and driving the other fields by the plurality of driving operations.06-27-2013
20130162700DRIVE CIRCUIT, DRIVE METHOD, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A drive circuit is configured to drive a display panel including pixels and a backlight including LEDs. The display panel includes a critical light transmission level that is a minimum level for causing each pixel to respond in a predetermined time upon an input of an image. The drive circuit includes first and second circuits. The first circuit is configured to divide the image into areas and determine brightness levels of the LEDs for the areas based on the image. The second circuit is configured to determine a light transmission level based on the image and the brightness levels such that the level is higher than the critical level.06-27-2013
20130162694LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE, DISPLAY UNIT, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A display unit includes: a display section displaying an image; and a light source device emitting light for image display toward the display section, the light source device including a first light source emitting first illumination light and a light guide plate, the light guide plate including a plurality of scattering regions that allow the first illumination light entering through a side surface of the light guide plate to be scattered and then to exit from the light guide plate, in which the scattering regions each are configured of a plurality of scattering patterns including a first scattering pattern with a width varying according to a distance from the first light source.06-27-2013
20130162695DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS - A display control apparatus is provided. Every time when the level of the signal is obtained, the peak display with respect to the level of the signal is initiated by the first peak display control unit in a predetermined display manner in the display position obtained by the peak position obtaining unit. On the other hand, the previous peak displays being displayed according to the level of the signal obtained at a previous time and a time before the previous time is continued, and the display manner of the previous peak display being displayed is changed according to the second peak display control unit. Accordingly, while one and more than one level are simultaneously displayed on one display device, the temporal sequence of the levels, which is simultaneously displayed with different display manners, can be recognized by the user.06-27-2013
20130162696DISPLAY APPARATUS LIGHT EMISSION CONTROL METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A method controls a display that includes a display portion, a scanner, and a driver. The display portion includes light emitting elements arranged in a matrix form. The scanner is connected to common lines each of which is connected to corresponding elements that are arranged in a corresponding row. The scanner applies a voltage to a selected common line. The driver is connected to driving lines each of which is connected to corresponding elements that are arranged in a corresponding column. The driver activates selected elements. The method controls the display whereby displaying an image in each cycle including frames. The voltage is applied to the selected one of the common lines in a lighting frame in which the light emitting elements are driven in one cycle. The scanner is prevented from applying the voltage in a non-lighting frame in which the elements are not driven in the one cycle.06-27-2013
20130162697LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal display unit including pixels and displaying an image based on an input image signal; a drive unit that applies a voltage based on the input image signal to the pixels while inverting a polarity of the voltage for each of frames; a luminance determination unit that determines whether a detected average luminance has changed, between the frames, by an amount equal to or more than a reference luminance; and a signal generation unit that generates a phase inversion enabling signal for inverting a phase of the polarity of the voltage applied to the pixels, in a case where the luminance determination unit determines that the average luminance has changed by the above amount, wherein the drive unit inverts the phase of the polarity of the voltage applied to the pixels when the phase inversion enabling signal is generated.06-27-2013
20130162698IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, PROJECTOR AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - A driving device of a display apparatus includes a calculation unit which calculates a correction value to correct a gradation value of a pixel that is a correction target on the basis of n gradation values that corresponds to n pixels and a correction unit which corrects the gradation value of a pixel that is a correction target on the basis of the correction value and the calculation unit performs a first calculation in a case in which a gradation value among the n gradation values is included in a first range, performs a second calculation in a case in which a gradation value among the n gradation values is included in a second range, respectively performs the first calculation or the second calculation on the n gradation values, and calculates the correction value on the basis of the calculation results performed on the n gradation values.06-27-2013
20130162690Breakover Conduction Driving Method - A device operating in accordance with the invention receives data respective of an image to be displayed, determines the illumination load requirement for at least one illumination period according to the image data and adjusts the operation of the illumination driver according to the illumination load requirement such that a driving current is maintained between an electrode charging phase and an illumination phase according to the illumination load requirement. The invention seeks to negate the driving electrode inductance between the driving circuit and the load by maintaining an electrical current within the driving electrode between the charging phase and the conductive phase.06-27-2013
20130162691DISPLAY - A display includes: a display section that includes first pixels to nth pixels and displays perspective images assigned to the first to nth pixels; and a display control section that partitions the display section into sub-regions and performs display control on pixels in each of the sub-regions, independently, to vary a correspondence relationship between the first to nth pixels and the perspective images for each of the sub-regions. The display control section assigns a first perspective image to two pixels of the first pixel to the nth pixel and assigns a second perspective image to other two pixels of the first pixel to the nth pixel, in each of the sub-regions. The display control section adjusts a luminance level of one or both of the two pixels and a luminance level of one or both of the other two pixels in each of the sub-regions.06-27-2013
20130162693MULTI-GRAY LEVEL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - A display with at least N(P−1)+1 number of gray levels extended from P number of gray levels is disclosed. The display includes a row driver, a column driver, scan lines and data lines crossing the scan lines to form a pixel matrix with pixels. The scan lines couple with the row driver and the data lines couple with the column driver. Each pixel further includes N number of sub-pixels and M number of transistors. The N number of sub-pixels are grouped into M number of sub-pixel groups. The M number of transistors control the M number of sub-pixel groups respectively and each sub-pixel group receives one of the P number of gray levels to display corresponding gray levels.06-27-2013
20130100175DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device including: an image display section in which unit pixels each composed of a plurality of sub-pixels corresponding to a plurality of colors are arranged; and an optical element having a window section allocating light emitted from the image display section in units of the sub-pixels to a plurality of viewpoints, wherein a color arrangement of the sub-pixels of the image display section or an arrangement of the window section of the optical element is set such that, when the image display section is viewed from each of the plurality of viewpoints, in an arrangement of colors of light allocated by the window section of the optical element, a same color is not arranged linearly in a predetermined number of sub-pixels or more in succession in any of a row direction, a column direction, and an oblique direction.04-25-2013
20090207191METHOD FOR GAMMA CORRECTION AND A DEVICE HAVING GAMMA CORRECTION CAPABILITIES - A method and device for gamma compensation. The method includes: receiving a non-gamma compensated input; selecting, in response to the input value, a selected approximating interval out of a group of low-brightness approximating intervals and out of a group of high-brightness approximating intervals; wherein at least one low-brightness approximating interval is smaller than at least one high-brightness approximating interval and wherein at least one low-brightness approximating interval is smaller than at least one other low-brightness; wherein a low-brightness approximating interval is characterized by a low-brightness approximating interval slope and by a low-brightness approximating interval offset representative of an imaginary intersection point between a output value axis and between an imaginary line that extends from the low-brightness approximating interval towards the output value axis while having the low-brightness approximating interval slope; wherein a high-brightness approximating interval is characterized by a high-brightness approximating interval slope and by a high-brightness approximating interval offset representative of a start point of the high-brightness approximating interval; multiplying a portion of the input value by a selected approximating interval slope to provide an intermediate result; adding the intermediate result to a selected approximating interval offset to provide the gamma compensated output value; and outputting a gamma compensated output value.08-20-2009
20090027422Image brightness control and compensation device for field emission display - An image adjusting device for adjusting brightness of an image signal is disclosed. The image adjusting device comprises a converting module and a processing module. The converting module is configured to convert an input image to an image signal. The processing module is coupled to the converting module and configured to adjust the image signal to generate an output signal according to a predetermined method, and the processing module further comprises a determining module, an adjusting module and a compensating module. The determining determines the brightness of the image signal to generate a determining signal. The adjusting module generates an adjusting signal according to the determining signal and a predetermined adjusting value. The compensating module adjusts the image signal to generate the output signal according to the adjusting signal.01-29-2009
20090009540Control method, display panel and electronic system utilizing the same - A control method controlling a display panel comprising a pixel unit. The pixel unit is coupled to a data line and comprises a capacitor, a transistor, and a luminiferous device. The capacitor comprises a first terminal coupled to the data line and a second terminal coupled to the transistor. The voltage of the first terminal is increased and the voltage of the second terminal is reduced during a first period. The voltage of the first and the second terminals are controlled during a second period subsequent to the first period. The luminiferous device is lit according to the voltage of the capacitor during a third period subsequent to the second period. The voltage of the data line is maintained during the third period.01-08-2009
20090009539Color gamut mapping and liquid crystal display device using the same - A color gamut mapping method, which is capable of minimizing a color difference perceived by a person, preventing brightness and contrast from deteriorating, and improving color reproducibility, and a liquid crystal display device using the same are disclosed. The color gamut mapping method includes converting image data having an original gamut into lightness, chroma and hue data, adjusting a primary hue angle of the original gamut according to a reproduction gamut and adjusting the hue data according to the adjustment amount of the primary hue angle, changing the lightness of an original gamut boundary in consideration of a reproduction gamut boundary and changing the brightness data by the change amount of the lightness of the original gamut boundary, deciding a focal point, which is a reference point of color gamut mapping, according to the size, the shape and the position of the original/reproduction gamut in lightness and chroma coordinates, deciding a mapping slope according to the decided focal point FP and a mapping area in which the lightness and chroma data are located and mapping the original gamut to the reproduction gamut according to the decided mapping slope, and converting the lightness, chroma and hue data mapped to the reproduction gamut into image data.01-08-2009
20090009538DISPLAY DRIVER CIRCUIT OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A display driver circuit of a display device includes: a first DA converter for converting a digital data to a gray-scale potential within a first potential range; and a second DA converter for converting a digital data to a gray-scale potential within a second potential range lower than the first potential range. The first DA converter includes a first transistor of a first conductivity type outputting a gray-scale potential not less than the common potential. The second DA converter includes: a second transistor of the first conductivity type outputting a gray-scale potential not less than the common potential; and a third transistor of a second conductivity type outputting a gray-scale potential not more than the common potential. A substrate potential applied to a back gate of the second transistor is lower than a substrate potential applied to a back gate of the first transistor.01-08-2009
20090009537Display unit and display panel driver including operational amplifier to apply reference voltage to resistance ladder having impedance adjusting circuit - A display driver includes an operational amplifier which receives a gradation power source voltage and outputs a reference voltage, a resistance ladder which receives the reference voltage to generate a gradation voltage, and a resistor including a first end coupled to an output of the operational amplifier and a second end supplied with a voltage having the same potential as the reference voltage.01-08-2009
20110018912LIQUID CRYSTAL BACKLIGHT APPARATUS - A liquid crystal backlight apparatus being placed behind a liquid crystal display panel in a manner facing the liquid crystal display panel and illuminating the liquid crystal display panel from behind with a backlight having plural light emitting diodes as a light source, the liquid crystal backlight apparatus including a control part configured to use 0.1-0.5 watt white light emitting diodes as the plural light emitting diodes and independently control luminance of the white light emitting diodes separately01-27-2011
20130120475DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD - Disclosed herein is a display device including: a liquid crystal display section adapted to display an image based on a video signal; a backlight; and a processing section adapted to correct the video signal and set the luminance of the backlight based on two pieces of information, a peak level of the video signal in a display screen or in each of a plurality of partial display areas into which the display screen is divided, and factor data obtained from a data map made up of a reference position on the display screen and the factor data that are associated with each other.05-16-2013
20120113167Reduced Power Displays - A backlight for a display comprises a plurality of independently controllable groups of light emitters. The brightness levels of the groups of light emitters are controllable by pulse width modulation (PWM) signals generated by PWM driving circuits. The phases of PWM signals to different groups of light emitters are configured to be offset by different amounts, so as to stagger the start times of light emitters of different groups. Such phase-shifting of PWM signals may result in total power consumption that ramps up more gradually, is distributed more evenly over time, and is held to a lower maximum value than if the same PWM signals were not phase-shifted. The duration of a first PWM cycle of PWM signals for an image may also be made longer than subsequent PWM cycles for the image so as to extend the initial power ramp-up time.05-10-2012
20120113166Display Method And Display Device - A display method of an embodiment (i) determines a suitable length of an off period of an LED in accordance with a gray scale transition time, i.e., a time during which a transmittance of a liquid crystal is being changed, and (ii) turns off a light source for the determined length of the off period in a first half part of a one frame period. This makes it difficult for a halfway change in a gray scale transition to be reflected in a brightness of a pixel. Also, by performing a gray scale transition emphasis process to a display signal when the gray scale transition is caused, it is possible to increase the brightness of the pixel in the midst of the gray scale transition and to reduce a response time of the pixel. As such, it is possible to further improve a quality of moving image display.05-10-2012
20120113165PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVE METHOD FOR A PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A stable address discharge is caused by preventing an increase in the scan pulse voltage (amplitude) necessary for causing a stable address discharge, and thereby achieves high image display quality. For this purpose, the following operations are performed. The image display area of a plasma display panel is divided into a plurality of regions. In each region, the rate of the number of discharge cells to be lit with respect to the number of all discharge cells in each region is detected, as a partial light-emitting rate of each region, and the partial light-emitting rate is detected in each subfield. The region having the maximum partial light-emitting rate is detected and set as a first region. The regions adjacent to the first region are set as second regions, and a predetermined offset value is added to the partial light-emitting rates of the second regions so as to provide corrected partial light-emitting rates. Magnitude comparison is performed between the partial light-emitting rates and corrected partial light-emitting rates, and the order of address operations on the respective regions is determined based on the result of the magnitude comparison.05-10-2012
20120113164Liquid Crystal Display Device And Method For Controlling Display Of Liquid Crystal Display Device - A liquid crystal data calculation section forms, on the basis of input image data, liquid crystal data to display an image on a liquid crystal panel. In at least one example embodiment, an LED data calculation section forms, on the basis of the input image data, LED data for adjusting an amount of light of an LED backlight. An LED control section controls an amount of an output current of an LED power source on the basis of the LED data, and includes a protection function of limiting the amount of the output current so that the amount of the output current does not exceed a predetermined upper limit. In a case where the amount of the output current of the LED power source is reduced to the upper limit by the LED control section, a liquid crystal transmittance correction section corrects the liquid crystal data and increases transmittance so as to compensate reduction in luminance of the backlight.05-10-2012
20120113163DISPLAY INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CHIP - A display IC chip includes a plurality of sides, a plurality of output terminals, two first color short-circuit lines, one second color short-circuit line, one third color short-circuit line, and conductive wires. The two first color short-circuit lines are parallel disposed in the IC chip and coupled to a first output terminal group of the output terminals. The second color short-circuit line is disposed between and parallel with the first color short-circuit lines. The second color short-circuit line is coupled to a second output terminal group of the output terminals. The third color short-circuit line is disposed between and parallel with the first color short-circuit lines. The third color short-circuit line is coupled to a third output terminal group of the output terminals. The conductive wires are coupled the first color short-circuit lines with the first output terminal group do not cross the second and third color short-circuit lines.05-10-2012
20120113162WIDE COLOR GAMUT DISPLAYS - A display has a modulator illuminated by a illuminator comprising an array of light sources. The array includes light sources of a plurality of colors. The light sources of different colors are individually controllable. Within each color, the light sources that illuminate different areas on the modulator are individually controllable. The display may provide a high dynamic range and a wide color gamut.05-10-2012
20120113161Stereoscopic Image Display and Power Control Method Thereof - The present invention relates to a stereoscopic image display and a power control method thereof, including a timing controller which varies a driving circuit supply voltage between a first voltage and a third voltage in a 3D mode for displaying a 3D image on a display panel by controlling a power supply circuit and controls the driving circuit supply voltage as a second voltage in a 2D mode for displaying a 2D image on the display panel. The second voltage is lower than the first voltage and is higher than the third voltage.05-10-2012
20120113160Display Device with Imaging Function and Method for Driving the Same - To achieve desired display on a display surface and accurate image capture in a display device with an imaging function. A light source for display (a first light-emitting element) and a light source for image capture (a second light-emitting element) that does not adversely affect display when it is on are separately provided in the display device with an imaging function. In the display device, an image can be appropriately captured using the light source for image capture in a period during which display is performed using the light source for display. Consequently, desired display on the display surface and accurate image capture can be achieved in the display device.05-10-2012
20120113159STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD FOR STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes: a display section that is driven to perform line sequential scanning and display a plurality of different viewpoint video images; a backlight that includes a plurality of sub-light emitting areas separated in the line sequential scanning direction; a light barrier that has a plurality of open/close unit groups each of which is formed of a plurality of open/close units, the open/close units in different groups opened or closed at different timings; and a backlight controller that controls light emission from the sub-light emitting areas in the backlight in synchronization with the line sequential scanning in the display section, wherein the backlight controller separately controls intensities of the light emitted from the sub-light emitting areas.05-10-2012
20120113158SURFACE LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND OPTICAL MEMBER - A surface light source device has a light emitting surface and includes a light guide plate 05-10-2012
20120113157LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME - Embodiments relate to a liquid crystal display (LCD) and a driving method thereof, a driving method of a liquid crystal display (LCD) including a liquid crystal layer having a hysteresis characteristic according to a plurality of voltage curves for a liquid crystal applying voltage versus transmittance includes: applying a reset voltage to the liquid crystal layer before a plurality of gray voltages according to grayscale data of one frame; generating the gray voltages corresponding to one voltage curve selected according to the applied reset voltage among a plurality of curves according to the hysteresis characteristic; and applying the gray voltages to a corresponding region of the liquid crystal layer.05-10-2012
20120113156Display device and driving method thereof - A method for driving a display device includes cumulatively applying a reset pulse of a predetermined level to a first electrode and applying a common voltage to a second electrode opposed to the first electrode to form an initial state of a plurality of cholesteric liquid crystal capsules included in a liquid crystal layer between the first electrode and the second electrode. The method also includes cumulatively applying a data pulse of a predetermined level to the first electrode to display a grayscale05-10-2012
20120113155BACKLIGHT MODULE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - The present invention provides a backlight module and a display apparatus. The backlight module comprises at least two light sources; a plurality of light guide units corresponding to the light sources and disposed at one side thereof; and at least one reflective layer formed between the two adjacent light sources, wherein a portion of the reflective layer extends between two of the light guide units corresponding to the two light sources. The present invention can enhance the number of the locally dimmed regions and improve the light interference problem between the different lighting regions.05-10-2012
20120113154COLUMN INVERSION TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVED TRANSMITTANCE - Present techniques involve methods and systems of inversion patterns for pixels in a display. Inversion techniques involve driving image signals having a first polarity to data lines of a pixel matrix during a first time period and driving image signals having an opposite polarity to the data lines during a second time period. In some embodiments, the pixels may be configured to have electrodes having only two finger electrodes, thus widening the distance between electrodes and decreasing the susceptibility for crosstalk between pixels. In some embodiments, horizontal cross-talk of electromagnetic fields between pixels may be further reduced by configuring the data line driving scheme such that voltage polarity is flipped for the pixels along every two, three, or more data line columns. Furthermore, a Z inversion pattern may be employed to reduce the occurrence of undesirable display artifacts.05-10-2012
20120113153METHODS OF ZERO-D DIMMING AND REDUCING PERCEIVED IMAGE CROSSTALK IN A MULTIVIEW DISPLAY - Methods of implementing zero-D dimming and reducing perceived image crosstalk in a multiview display. One method includes providing an image stream to a display. The image stream includes a temporal sequence of images where at least a first image view and then a second image view are displayed on the display in a time sequential manner. Pixel luminance values are remapped for the first and second image views by applying a non-constant remapping function to original pixel luminance values of the first and second image views in order to generate new pixel luminance values. The temporal sequence of images are conditioned by generating new luminance values for the image pixels by applying a non-constant function to the original pixel luminance values and then modifying a color intensity of at least selected pixels along the horizontal dimension based on a non-constant crosstalk correction function for the horizontal dimension.05-10-2012
20120113152DEVICE FOR DISPLAYING IMAGES COMPRISING TWO MODULATION STAGES - Device comprising: 05-10-2012
20080309686Display Device - To reduce heating value of the drain driver in a display device applying an FBI drive method. In a display device applying the FBI drive method in which each subpixel displays one gray scale required by an external system by displaying two gray scales which are a gray scale corresponding to first display data during one frame period of continuous two frame periods and a gray scale corresponding to second display data during the other frame period of the continuous two frame periods, and the luminance according to the second display data is lower than the luminance according to the first display data when the display data inputted from the external system is in a halftone gray scale, the power supply circuit supplies high-potential first power supply voltage to the driver during the first frame period and supplies low-potential first power supply voltage having the potential lower than the high-potential first power supply voltage during the second frame period.12-18-2008
20120236044IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR, AND IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - Included are a backlight having a plurality of light emitting blocks, a display panel, a calibration unit which carries out calibration of the display panel based on a result of measurement of the brightness and chromaticity of the display panel, a first measuring unit which measures individual temperatures of the plurality of light emitting blocks, a setting unit which sets a patch image display area in a region of the display panel corresponding to a light emitting block of which the magnitude of a change in temperature within a predetermined period of time is smaller than a threshold value, and a generation unit which generates a patch image to be displayed in the patch image display area, wherein the calibration unit carries out the calibration based on the result of measurement by the first measuring unit in cases where the patch image is displayed in the patch image display area.09-20-2012
20120236047IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, IMAGE SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM FOR IMPLEMENTING THE METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM STORING THE PROGRAM - An image display apparatus which is capable of optimizing the image quality of a plurality of display devices having different optical characteristics when carrying out processing of an image signal supplied to the display devices, without providing a dedicated display driving circuit for each display device. The image display apparatus comprises a plurality of liquid crystal display panels (09-20-2012
20120236046DISPLAY APPARATUS, MOBILE OBJECT AND CONTROL APPARATUS - A display apparatus, includes: a display light emission unit which includes a light source, forms an image, and emits display light corresponding to formed image; a deflection unit which deflects the display light; a narrow band reflection unit which has characteristics of reflecting only light in a reflected wavelength range and transmitting light of wavelengths other than the reflected wavelength range, and reflects the display light incident from the deflection unit towards a viewpoint; and a control unit which changes an incidence angle at which the display light is incident on the narrow band reflection unit, in accordance with change in a wavelength of the light, wherein the narrow band reflection unit is configured such that the reflected wavelength range changes when an incidence angle of light changes, and the control unit changes the incidence angle such that a wavelength of the light is included within the reflected wavelength range.09-20-2012
20120236042WHITE POINT TUNING FOR A DISPLAY - This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for tuning the white point of a display device. In one aspect, a display device includes a set of display elements configured to output light and electronics configured to drive the display elements. Each display element can have an on-state where a reflective surface can be positioned at a distance from a partially reflective surface such that the display element can reflect incident light. Each distance can be dependent on a bias voltage. At least one of the bias voltages for the display elements can be non-zero in the on-state, and one or more of the bias voltages may be adjustable to control a white point of the display device. The electronics can be electrically connected to the display elements to provide the at least one non-zero bias voltage.09-20-2012
20120236041Active matrix display and method of driving the same - An active matrix display may include: a panel including a plurality of scan lines which transmit scan signals, a plurality of data lines which transmit data signals in response to the scan signals from the scan lines, a plurality of pixel circuits which are formed in a plurality of pixels, and each of the pixel circuits include a display element and a driving transistor driving the display element, and a power line which supplies a driving current to the driving transistor; a scan driver selectively transmitting the scan signals to the scan lines; a compensation circuit unit generating a compensation signal for compensating a voltage drop of the power line which results from a change in a total driving current flowing through the panel; and a data driver compensating the data signals using the compensation signal and transmitting compensated data signals to the data lines.09-20-2012
20090251494APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR GAMMA CORRECTION - Apparatus and method for gamma correction are disclosed. An adjustable blending unit is utilized for adjustably blending a linear gamma function with a nonlinear gamma function, thereby resulting in an adjustable gamma curve. The nonlinear gamma function is adjustable by a blending parameter such that distance of the gamma curve to linear gamma curve may be changed.10-08-2009
20110025727MICROSTRUCTURES FOR LIGHT GUIDE ILLUMINATION - Various embodiments disclose an illumination apparatus. The apparatus may comprise a light guide supporting propagation of light and having at least a portion of one of its edges comprising an array of microstructures. These microstructures may be incorporated in the input window of the light guide to control the light intensity distributed within the light guide. In certain embodiments, the directional intensity of the light entering the light guide may be modified to achieve a desired distribution across the light guide.02-03-2011
20110043544IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is an image display device, in which light emission period control signals are applied to a plurality of pixels holding voltages based on grayscale values, to emit from light emitting elements. During a horizontal synchronizing period, an active period of each of the light emission period control signals is divided into two periods. A start of one of the divisional periods coincides with a start of the horizontal synchronizing signal. An end of the other divisional period coincides with an end of the horizontal synchronizing signal. The active periods of the light emission period control signals (G) and (B) are equal to or larger than 80% of the active period of the light emission period control signal (R). An active period of a light emission control signal is synchronized with the light emission period control signal (R).02-24-2011
20110043542DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a display device which can attain higher contrast than that of the conventional display device. The display device (02-24-2011
20110175943Gamma Voltage Output Circuit of Source Driver - A gamma voltage output circuit of a source driver includes a reference voltage generation unit configured to generate upper and lower reference voltages; and upper and lower gamma buffers configured to stabilize and output the reference voltages. The lower gamma buffers include a first gamma buffer having a first operational amplifier which operates as a rail amplifier in a region between a positive power supply voltage and a ground voltage to receive a first lower reference voltage of a positive voltage region and output a first gamma voltage of the positive voltage region, and the upper gamma buffers include a second gamma buffer having a second operational amplifier which operates as a rail amplifier in a region between the ground voltage and a negative power supply voltage to receive a first upper reference voltage of a negative voltage region and output a second gamma voltage of the negative voltage region.07-21-2011
20100194789PARTIAL IMAGE UPDATE FOR ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS - The present invention is directed to methods for partial image updates. Such methods provide the display controller the ability to update selected areas of an image that require updating and leave other areas unchanged. The methods also allow for multiple waveforms to be used for specific regions, giving the display the capability of updating each region with its own waveform.08-05-2010
20110063334Display Element and a Method for Driving a Display Element - Display element with at least one color-generating cell of the first type which has an emissive light source, and with at least one color-generating cell of the second type which has a reflective and/or transmissive and/or transflective light source, whereby each cell of the second type can be driven so that it makes visible one of the chromatic colors red, green, blue, magenta, cyan and yellow and the achromatic colors white and black, to compensate at least partly for the absence of the color impression created by at least one color-generating cell of the first type on account of the ambient light of the display element.03-17-2011
20120206506SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DRIVING A DISPLAY DEVICE - A source driver, a display device including the same, and a method of driving the display device are provided. The source driver includes a global block configured to output “k” global gamma voltage signals, where “k” is 2 or an integer greater than 2. Each “k” global gamma voltage signal comprises a plurality of grayscale voltages and a pre-emphasis voltage that is output from the global block prior to each of the plurality of grayscale voltages. A channel driver is configured to select a global gamma voltage signal of the “k” global gamma voltage signals. The selected global gamma voltage signal includes a grayscale voltage of the plurality of grayscale voltages. The channel driver outputs the grayscale voltage to a source line in response to the channel driver receiving image data.08-16-2012
20120169777FINE BRIGHTNESS CONTROL IN PANELS OR SCREENS WITH PIXELS - Techniques and devices use panels or screens with pixels for display or illumination applications to achieve dithered pixel brightness beyond pixel brightness levels set by a digital to analog conversion (DAC) circuit module with a preset DAC resolution between two adjacent DAC levels. In one implementation, when a pixel is to be dictated by a digital pixel signal to operate within an unstable brightness region, a control mechanism is provided to control the DAC circuit module to operate the pixel in the block at a DAC level below the unstable brightness region or at a different DAC level above the respective unstable brightness region, to achieve a perceived brightness level within the respective unstable brightness region.07-05-2012
20120098873DRIVING METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY APPARATUS, CONTROL CIRCUIT, AND ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY APPARATUS - A driving method for driving an electrophoretic display apparatus includes writing first image data into a display unit provided with a plurality of pixels; creating second image data including image data which corresponds to first contour pixels, and which is extracted from the first image data, each of the first contour pixels being a first pixel located adjacent to a second pixel having a gray-scale level different from a gray-scale level of the first pixel, the first pixel and the second pixel being included in the plurality of pixels; and writing the second image data into the display unit.04-26-2012
20110141155METHOD FOR ANALYZING LIGHT PROFILE OF LIGHT SOURCE AND DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING LOCAL DIMMING OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE BY USING THE SAME - Disclosed is a method for analyzing a light profile of a light source for reducing capacity of a memory which is to store light profile data and device and method for driving local dimming of a liquid crystal display device by using the same. The method for analyzing a light profile of a light source includes driving a light source of one of a plurality of blocks which divide a backlight unit, setting a light analyzing region matched to one light emission region of the light source, dividing the light analyzing region into at least two symmetric regions considering a form of the light emission region and symmetry of the light emission region, and analyzing and storing a light profile of one of the at least two symmetric regions.06-16-2011
20110141156METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method for driving an electrophoretic display device that includes a display unit having a plurality of pixels and an electrophoretic element provided between a pair of substrates is provided. The method includes displaying on the display unit a third image that includes an image component of a first image and an image component of a second image before changing the first image displayed on the display unit to the second image.06-16-2011
20110141148Image Reproduction Method Featuring Additive Color Mixing from More than Three Color Channels - The invention relates to a method for triggering an electronic image reproduction device comprising N>3 individually controlled color channels, by means of which N primary colors are defined, the colors being additively mixed from said N primary colors. One or several pre-calculated two-dimensional tables, in which the values required for controlling N color channels are stored under the addresses of a color type of the colors that are to be reproduced and are retrieved during operation, are used for real-time processing.06-16-2011
20100033513DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - Disclosed are a display device and a method of driving the same capable of improving display quality and reducing the manufacturing cost. A display device includes a display panel displaying images corresponding to image signals, a light-emission block supplying backlight to the display panel, and a backlight driver outputting a light data signal for determining luminance of backlight. One of a plurality of linear gamma curves is selected from a lookup table in accordance with average image luminance during prescribed frames, and the duty ratio of the light data signal is determined on the basis of the selected linear gamma curve. Each of the linear gamma curves represents the relationship between the average image luminance and the duty ratio of the light data signal.02-11-2010
20100033511Display panel module and electronic apparatus - Disclosed herein is a self-light-emission-type display panel module wherein a second driving voltage is set at the magnitude of a voltage which drives a device driving transistor employed in each pixel areas to operate in a saturated region during a time span between a start of a period for compensating the device driving transistor and a point of time immediately lagging behind a start of a light emission period and drives the device driving transistor employed in each of the pixel areas each receiving a signal electric potential having a level at least equal to a gradation level determined in advance in a linear region, and a third driving voltage is set at the magnitude of a voltage which drives the device driving transistor employed in each the pixel areas for all gradation levels to operate in a saturated region during the light emission period.02-11-2010
20100033510Image pickup apparatus and method of driving the same - A display apparatus includes: a display area formed by disposing pixel circuits in a matrix; a signal line drive circuit for generating drive signals for signal lines in accordance with image data, and outputting the drive signals for the signal lines to signal lines of the display area, respectively; and a scanning line drive circuit for outputting write signals to scanning lines for write of the display area, respectively; wherein when there is no change in the image data, the scanning line drive circuit stops the write signals from being outputted.02-11-2010
20110279487DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD - Provided is a display device for carrying out seamless display so that a sense of strangeness is not given to a viewer or the sense of strangeness is reduced. In at least one example embodiment, a display device that displays an image based on image signals DAT, includes: a display panel having (i) a display area in which a plurality of display elements for displaying the image are disposed in a matrix and (ii) a frame area which is located at an end of the display panel and in which no display element is provided; a backlight device which emits light, in a form of plane emission, towards a surface opposite to a display surface of the display area; and a light guide element which is provided on the display panel and which changes a light path of part of light emitted from the plurality of display elements so that the part of light is guided to the frame area, and luminance per unit area in a light-emitting surface of the backlight device is larger in a display area end portion where the light guide element is provided than in a normal display area where the light guide element is not provided out of the display area.11-17-2011
20110279485DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes a backlight unit which emits a light, and a display panel which receives the light to display an image. The backlight unit includes a driving circuit which outputs a driving voltage and a reference voltage; and p light source blocks connected to the driving circuit, p being a natural number greater than or equal to 2, where each light source block of the p light source blocks receives the driving voltage through a first terminal thereof and the reference voltage through a second terminal thereof to generate the light, and the p light source blocks are divided into a plurality of groups, each group including at least two light source blocks. The driving circuit includes a first switching section which applies the driving voltage to first terminals of the p light source blocks, and a second switching section which applies the reference voltage to the second terminal of at least one of the p light source blocks.11-17-2011
20110279489IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus includes a light source, a color separation unit configured to separate light from the light source into colored light beams, liquid crystal display devices each configured to modulate a corresponding one of the colored light beams in accordance with an image signal, light-shielding members each configured to block light that enters an area outside an effective display area of a corresponding one of the liquid crystal display devices, a color combination unit configured to combine the colored light beams that have been modulated by the liquid crystal display devices, and a projection unit configured to project light produced by combining the colored light beams with the color combination unit, wherein the liquid crystal display devices are fixed to a heatsink, and wherein the light-shielding members each include a base member fixed to the heatsink and a mask member detachably mounted on the base member.11-17-2011
20110279482System and Method for Controlling a Display Backlight - In one embodiment, a backlight controller for a zoned backlight display includes a processor having a brightness value output. The processor is configured to provide a brightness value for at least one brightness zone of the display based on a target brightness value for the at least one zone, a past brightness value of the at least one zone, and a brightness time response.11-17-2011
20110279484ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting display device operating in a concurrent (e.g., simultaneous) emission method, which includes a first power driver configured to apply first power, which changes between a first low level and a first high level, to pixels of the display unit, and a second power driver configured to apply second power, which changes between a second low level and a second high level, to the pixels, wherein each of the pixels includes an organic light emitting diode, a driving transistor configured to control an amount of current supplied to the organic light emitting diode, and an initializing transistor coupled to an anode electrode of the organic light emitting diode and configured to be turned on during a reset period in one frame to supply a reset voltage, which is lower than the first high level of the first power, to the anode electrode of the organic light emitting diode.11-17-2011
20110279483CONTROLLING SINGLE-PICTURE ELEMENT (PIXEL) DISPLAYS - A method may include scanning, by a portable device, information from a storage unit of the portable device to change a color gradient on a surface of a single-pixel display attached to a housing of the portable device. In addition, the method may include detecting, by the portable device, a change in state of the portable device and sending a square wave signal or sine wave signal to the single-pixel display when the information provides for sending the slow-changing square wave or sine wave in response to the detected change in state of the portable device. Further, the method may include changing the illumination, color, or color gradient in accordance with the square wave signal or the sine wave signal.11-17-2011
20100171774DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is disclosed having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, in which a current driven light-emitting element is provided for each pixel, and current supplied to each light-emitting element is controlled based on input image data for each pixel for achieving display, the display device, includes a correction circuit for performing calculations based on the input image data and correction data, and correcting non-uniform luminance caused by variations in display characteristics for each pixel to produce correction data; a panel current detection circuit for detecting a panel current, which is the total current to be supplied to each pixel; and a modification circuit for modifying the correction data in response to a voltage drop due to the panel current to reduce errors in the correction data.07-08-2010
20100171775TRANSFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An IPS-mode transflective LCD device includes an array of pixels each including a reflective region and a transmissive region juxtaposed. The reflective region operates in a normally-white mode, and the transmissive region operates in a normally-black mode. A common data signal is supplied to the reflective region and transmissive region, whereas the common electrode signal in the transmissive region is an inverted signal of the common electrode signal in the reflective region, to thereby obtain similar gray-scale levels.07-08-2010
20100171772LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device and a driving method thereof are provided. The LCD device includes a display panel including pixel units, a data driving circuit, and a gate driving circuit. The gate driving circuit provides a first gate off voltage to one pixel unit of the pixel units when the data driving circuit provides a data voltage having a positive polarity to the pixel unit, the gate driving circuit provides a second gate off voltage to one pixel unit of the pixel units when the data driving circuit provides a data voltage having a negative polarity to the pixel unit. The second gate off voltage is less than the first gate off voltage.07-08-2010
20100171773CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT AND ACTUATION METHOD FOR SEMI-CONDUCTOR LIGHT SOURCES - A circuit arrangement for driving semiconductor light sources is provided. The circuit arrangement may include video electronics, which are configured to generate a timing signal and an image value table; a driver circuit, which comprises a digital and an analogue part, and a semiconductor light source module, which can contain one or a plurality of semiconductor light sources; and a switch being arranged between the driver circuit and the semiconductor light source module, which switch is driven by the driver circuit and can switch the desired value for the power supply for the semiconductor light source module away from an analogue/digital converter to logic 0.07-08-2010
20100171771METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DRIVING LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENTS FOR PROJECTION OF IMAGES - A light source sequentially emits lights generated by at least three light emitting elements each emitting a different primary color to generate an image. Each light emitting element has a duty cycle in a lighting period, which may be an image frame period. A sequence scheme is provided for alternatingly driving different ones of the light emitting elements. The light emitting elements are driven in accordance with the sequence scheme at least two times in the lighting period, while maintaining the duty cycle for each light emitting element. In the sequence scheme, at least one light emitting element having the highest temperature sensitivity of all light emitting elements is driven more times than another one.07-08-2010
20100171770DISPLAY DEVICE, PICTURE SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Provided is a display device including a display unit having luminescence elements that individually becomes luminous depending on a current amount. The luminescence elements are arranged in a matrix pattern. The display device includes an adjustment signal generator for generating an adjustment signal for adjusting an effective duty regulating a luminous time per unit time. The luminescence elements are luminous for the luminous time. The display device also includes a luminous time setter for setting the effective duty equal to or lower than an upper limit value provided for the effective duty to be set, according to picture information of an input picture signal, so that a total luminescence amount per unit time is limited, at which amount the luminescence elements of the display unit are luminous. The display device further include an upper limit value setter for changing the upper limit value of the luminous time setter, depending on the adjustment signal output from the adjustment signal generator based on an operation.07-08-2010
20100171769DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A display apparatus according to an aspect of the invention includes a first scanning line disposed in a first direction, a second scanning line disposed to accompany the first scanning line, and a first signal line crossing the first and second scanning lines. The display apparatus also includes a first pixel electrode connected to the first signal line via a first switching element having a terminal that is connected to the first scanning line so that the first pixel electrode is applied with a gray scale signal under control of the first switching element, and a second pixel electrode connected to the first pixel electrode via a second switching element having a terminal that is connected to the second scanning line so that the second pixel electrode is applied with a gray scale signal through the first pixel electrode under control of the first switching element and the second switching element.07-08-2010
20100315449COMPENSATION TECHNIQUE FOR COLOR SHIFT IN DISPLAYS - A system for maintaining a substantially constant display white point over an extended period of operation of a color display formed by an array of multiple pixels in which each of the pixels includes multiple subpixels having different colors, and each of the subpixels includes a light emissive device. The display is generated by energizing the subpixels of successively selected pixels, and the color of each selected pixel is controlled by the relatives levels of energization of the subpixels in the selected pixel. The degradation behavior of the subpixels in each pixel is determined, and the relative levels of energization of the subpixels in each pixel are adjusted to adjust the brightness shares of the subpixels to compensate for the degradation behavior of the subpixels. The brightness shares are preferably adjusted to maintain a substantially constant display white point.12-16-2010
20100149222BLUE LASER PUMPED GREEN LIGHT SOURCE FOR DISPLAYS - The invention relates to light sources and displays incorporating blue laser pumped light sources that provide green light. According to a first aspect of the invention, a green light source includes a semiconductor diode laser emitting light in an optical path having a dominant wavelength within the blue spectral region, a substrate positioned in the optical path of the semiconductor diode laser, and a material coupled to the substrate. The material is selected to absorb light emitted by the semiconductor diode laser and, in response, to emit light having a dominant wavelength within the green spectral region. According to a second aspect of the invention, an apparatus includes a lighting module for a display, the lighting module includes an array of red laser light sources, an array of blue laser light sources, and an array of green light sources according to the first aspect of the invention.06-17-2010
20120287176IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - An image display system is constituted by a server and a client apparatus. The server includes a storage unit that stores a plurality of illumination spectrum data after associating the data with values of adjustment parameters, an acquisition unit that acquires the present set value of an adjustment parameter of the client apparatus, a selection unit that selects, from among a plurality of illumination spectrum data stored in the storage unit, illumination spectrum data with a smallest difference between a value of the corresponding adjustment parameter and a value of the adjustment parameter acquired by the acquisition unit, a generation unit that generates image data representing appearance of an image pick-up object under illumination corresponding to the illumination spectrum data selected by the selection unit, and a delivery unit that delivers image data generated by the generation unit to the client apparatus.11-15-2012
20120287177METHOD FOR DRIVING LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE - A method for driving a light-emitting device comprises steps of: supplying a first potential to a drain of a transistor and a second potential being lower than the first potential to a cathode of a light-emitting element; supplying a third potential which is lower than a potential obtained by adding the threshold voltage of the transistor, the threshold voltage of the light-emitting element, and the second potential to a gate electrode of the transistor, and a fourth potential being lower than a potential obtained by subtracting the threshold voltage of the transistor from the third potential to the source of the transistor; stopping supply of the fourth potential to the source of the transistor; and supplying a potential of an image signal to the gate electrode of the transistor.11-15-2012
20120287179Method for Writing an Image in a Liquid Crystal Display - A method of display on a color sequential liquid crystal screen, notably an LCOS technology screen (integrated circuit screen), is provided. The liquid crystal between a pixel electrode and counter-electrode common to all pixels, and provision is made to alternate the potential of the counter-electrode at each frame. Writing an image comprises successive addressing of various rows and simultaneous application of a voltage level to column conductors. The writing phase is followed, before the end of a frame, by a phase of switching counter-electrode potential wherein the transistors of the various rows are successively turned on for durations which overlap mutually such that all transistors are simultaneously on at a given moment of this switching phase, and the potential of the counter-electrode is switched at this moment. Overvoltages are thus avoided on the control transistors at the level of the pixel at the moment of the switching of counter-electrode potential.11-15-2012
20090153595INFUSION PUMP WITH CONFIGURABLE SCREEN SETTINGS - A method and apparatus provides for configuring the backlight brightness level. The backlight brightness level can be configured at the drug library and/or at the medical device, thereby improving the flexibility a user has in changing backlight parameters. A method and apparatus for managing a power saving mode allows the user to configure the power saving program at the drug library and/or at the medical device.06-18-2009
20120236045DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - The disclosed method includes: detecting a case where at least both of a condition that a pointer representing a pointing destination by a pointing device is not displayed on one display device of a plurality of display devices and a condition that a window generated by a predetermined program is not displayed on the one display device are satisfied; and upon the detecting, lowering brightness of the one display device. Moreover, another method includes: first detecting a predetermined operation for an active window displayed on any display device; identifying a first display device on which the active window is displayed; second detecting that a pointer representing a pointing destination by a pointing device is not displayed on the first display device after a predetermined period elapsed since the first detecting; and upon the second detecting, carrying out a setting for lowering brightness of the first display device.09-20-2012
20100265279APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING A DISPLAY DEVICE - An apparatus for driving a display device including a plurality of four color pixels is provided, which includes: an input unit receiving input three-color image signals; an image signal modifier converting the three-color image signals into output four-color image signals such that a maximum gray of the input three-color image signals is equal to a maximum gray of the output four-color image signals; and an output unit outputting the output four-color image signals.10-21-2010
20090309902Method for Grayscale Rendition in an Am-Oled - The present invention relates to an apparatus for displaying an input picture of a sequence of input pictures during a video frame made up of N consecutive sub-frames, with N≧2, comprising 12-17-2009
20090309903SIGNAL PROCESSING DEVICE FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display system including a signal processing device uses interpolation to generate an intermediate image frame using previous image frame data and present image frame data. The system converts data of the intermediate image frame into transposed image data that is to be used to drive a liquid crystal display panel and display a corresponding image. The transposed image data and the present image data are subjected to a prespecified DCC process (dynamic capacitance compensation process) to thereby generate respective first and second compensation image data. Since the first compensation image data is generated based on the transposed image data and the transposition is configured to prevent over-compensation by the DCC process, over-compensation by the dynamic capacitance compensation process can be reduced or prevented.12-17-2009
20100097405COLOR GAMUT MAPPING METHOD FOR MULTIMEDIA EQUIPMENT, A TELEVISION AND A COLOR PROCESSING APPARATUS - A color gamut mapping method for multimedia equipment is disclosed. This method performs color gamut mapping on a video signal received by the multimedia equipment and gives an output, wherein the video signal is in a first color color gamut while display light of the multimedia equipment is in a second color gamut. The color gamut mapping method for multimedia equipment comprises the steps of: converting the received video signal into a luminance signal and a chrominance signal, and calculating a two-dimensional plane according to the luminance signal and the chrominance signal, wherein the two-dimensional plane intersects the first color gamut to obtain a first region and intersects the second color gamut to obtain a second region; calculating location of a to-be-mapped point corresponding to the video signal in the first region according to the luminance signal and the chrominance signal of the video signal, and calculating a mapping point in the second region by making calculations on the to-be-mapped point to output a mapping point signal.04-22-2010
20100128067AUTOMATIC GAMMA CORRECTION OF INPUT SOURCE CONTENT - Gamma information extracted from an input source is utilized to correct display gammas. Adjustment of display parameters is performed automatically based on the gamma information and obtained display characterization information. One instance utilizes gamma information such as, for example, gain, offset, and gamma, to automatically determine a corresponding brightness and/or contrast adjustment level of a display. In this manner, the output gamma can be adjusted to substantially match the input gamma.05-27-2010
20120098872METHOD OF DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY PANEL - A method of driving an electrophoretic display panel includes: applying a first voltage having a first polarity with respect to a reference voltage to an electrophoretic display panel to display an N-th image, where N is a natural number; applying the first voltage to the electrophoretic display panel, on which the N-th image is displayed, to display a first full-grayscale image; applying a second voltage having a second polarity with respect to a reference voltage to an electrophoretic display panel, on which the first full-grayscale image is displayed, to display a second full-grayscale image, where the second polarity is opposite to the first polarity; and applying the first polarity voltage to the electrophoretic display panel, on which the second full grayscale image is displayed, to display an (N+1)-th image.04-26-2012
20100026736LUMINANCE SUPPRESSION POWER CONSERVATION - Described herein are systems and methods that reduce power consumption for an electronics device including a display. The systems and methods alter video information in a display area and reduce power for a display device when a graphics item is enlarged and the enlargement threatens to increase perceived luminance for the graphics item or increase aggregate luminance for the display area. Altering the video information reduces the luminance of video information in at least the graphics item when enlarged. This may offset perceived luminance gained by human visual processing when an item increases in size. If the graphics item is smaller than the display area after enlargement, then other video information in the display area may also be altered to conserve power.02-04-2010
20120287178DISPLAY DRIVE WITH PERMUTATION AND SUPERPOSITION GRAY-LEVEL CONTROL - A display driver circuitry with permutation and superposition gray-level control comprises a gray-level controller. The controller may comprise a permutation and superposition adder configured to divide N-bit gray-level data G into M most significant bits, serving as a superposition reference G11-15-2012
20120287174CONTROL METHOD OF ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, CONTROLLER OF ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A control method of an electro-optical device includes: performing a first supply process for supplying an electric potential corresponding to the changed gray level to a pixel electrode of a first pixel; performing a second supply process for supplying the same electric potential as an electric potential of a counter electrode to a pixel electrode of a second pixel; extracting a contour image from a difference between an image before the image rewriting and an image after the image rewriting; determining whether or not the first supply process is being performed, in units of a pixel, for contour display pixels that display the contour image; and performing a contour elimination process for supplying an electric potential for eliminating the contour image to the pixel electrode of a pixel, for which it is determined that the first supply process is not being performed, among the contour display pixels.11-15-2012
20120287175CONTROLLER OF ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD OF ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - When changing a pixel to white in the middle of a writing operation for writing the pixel in black, a new writing operation for writing the pixel in white is started. When changing a pixel to black in the middle of a writing operation for writing the pixel in white, a new writing operation for writing the pixel in black is started. In addition, when a difference between the number of times of application of a first voltage applied to change the pixel to white and the number of times of application of a second voltage applied to change the pixel to black is not a predetermined value at a predetermined timing, the first voltage or the second voltage is applied to the pixel until the difference becomes a predetermined value.11-15-2012
20120287172METHOD FOR ADJUSTING A BACKLIGHT OF A DISPLAY DEVICE AND DEVICE THEREOF - Adjust a backlight of a display device according to image loading and edge statistics of an input image. When the input image is a dark scene and includes relatively more edges, a luminance of the backlight would be controlled according to the image loading of the input image and compensated the backlight for showing details of the input image clearly. When the input image is a dark scene with negligible edges, the luminance of the backlight would be controlled by image loading with no or few compensation for lowering the power consumption. When the input image is a bright scene, or when the input image includes no edge or only negligible edges, minimum compensation is applied to the backlight for lowering the power consumption.11-15-2012
20120287171DISPLAY DEVICE - To alleviate an afterimage phenomenon caused by a hysteresis characteristic of a drive transistor. Current driven type light emitting elements 11-15-2012
20120287169LED DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An LED displaying device includes a first transparent substrate, LEDs and a second transparent substrate. The first transparent substrate includes a circuit structure formed thereon. The LEDs are mounted on the first transparent substrate and electrically connected to the circuit structure. The second transparent substrate is covered on the LEDs.11-15-2012
20120287170LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display having adaptive driving mechanism includes plural pixel array areas and a driving module. Each pixel array area has a plurality of pixels. The driving module includes a signal generation unit for generating grey-level signals corresponding to the pixels based on input image data, a weighting conversion unit for converting the grey-level signals corresponding to the pixels into a plurality of weightings, a weighting processing unit for generating a weighting sum by summing up the weightings corresponding to the pixel array area, an inversion-mode setting unit for setting a polarity inversion mode according to the weighting sum, and a data signal output unit. The data signal output unit is utilized for providing a plurality of data signals to be written into the pixel array area based on the polarity inversion mode.11-15-2012
20110298833HIGH CONTRAST LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Devices and methods related to high-contrast liquid crystal displays (LCDs) are provided. For example, such an electronic device may include an LCD with two liquid crystal alignment layers not symmetric to one another and upper and lower polarizing layers respectively above and below the alignment layers. Light transmittance through the plurality of pixels may increase monotonically with gray scale voltage. The display may operate using a gray scale level 12-08-2011
20110007101SELF LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING SELF LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - A self light emitting display device is provided which includes a panel driver which changes a maximum voltage supplied to the self light emitting display panel according to the necessary maximum brightness, a storage unit which holds data related to a reverse gamma characteristic that is opposite to a gamma characteristic between an amount of light emitted from the self light emitting display panel and a voltage supplied from the panel driver to the self light emitting display panel, and a panel gamma generation unit which generates an output signal based on the reverse gamma characteristic by changing an applicable range of the reverse gamma characteristic according to the necessary maximum brightness while maintaining the same gradations as those when the self light emitting display panel emits light at a displayable maximum brightness. The panel driver drives the self light emitting display panel based on the output signal.01-13-2011
20110298846PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND DRIVE METHOD FOR PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A method for driving a plasma display panel includes a first mode for carrying out display by applying sustain pulses whose number corresponds to brightness weight of subfields; a second mode for carrying out display in which the one field period includes a smaller number of subfields than that of the first mode and the number of sustain pulses in the one field period is set to be more than that in the first mode; and a third mode for carrying out display in which an address time of a non-lighting line of the second mode is shortened and the shortened time is set in a sustain period. The first mode or the second mode is shifted to the third mode when a lighting rate is a predetermined value or less and a gradation of image is a predetermined value or more of each subfield.12-08-2011
20110298847REMOTE STATUS MULTIFUNCTION DISPLAY FOR A TRANSPORT VEHICLE - A display for a transport unit. The transport unit includes a trailer that defines a space with at least one zone, and a vehicle that is attachable to the trailer. The vehicle has a passenger compartment and a rear view mirror. A sensor is in communication with the transport unit and senses a parameter of the transport unit. The transport unit also includes a housing that is coupled to the trailer, and that has a display with a screen configured to display the parameter. A controller is attached to the trailer and is in communication with the space. The controller is in electrical communication with the sensor and the display, and the controller is programmed to selectively switch the display between a forward view mode and a mirror view mode based on a relationship between the vehicle and the trailer.12-08-2011
20110298845PANEL CONTROLLER, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, SIGNAL MODULATION METHOD, SIGNAL MODULATION PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - The object of the invention is to prevent a large amount of unnecessary images from being displayed on an image on a liquid crystal display panel, due to a signal value of a pulse width modulation signal (PWM) which exceeds the minimum signal value of a vertical synchronization signal when the vertical synchronization signal (VS) interferes with the pulse width modulation signal (PWM) within a period of one frame. A liquid crystal display panel controller makes an intermediate signal value (M12-08-2011
20110298842Sparse Source Array for Display Pixel Array Illumination with Rotated Far Field Plane - A pixel array display system including an illumination source of discrete emitters with uniform emitting areas, a separate collimator in front of each emitter, and a condenser in front of said collimators which focuses collimated light from the emitters onto the pixel array. The pixel array display system does not include a light homogenizing optical element such as a light pipe. Each emitter is focused onto at least 75 percent of the pixels. A portion of the emitters which provide collimated light cones proximate to a modulated light optical cone from the pixel array may be provided reduced power in a high contrast operating mode.12-08-2011
20110298843DYNAMIC POWER AND BRIGHTNESS CONTROL FOR A DISPLAY SCREEN - An image is displayed on an electronic display device at a reduced power level. Power used by the display device is maintained below a predetermined maximum power level by uniformly scaling the initial optical intensity of an image to a lower optical intensity whenever displaying the image at the initial optical intensity would result in power consumption of the display device exceeding the predetermined maximum power level.12-08-2011
20110298841OUTDOOR DISPLAY SYSTEM AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - The outdoor display system has a solar cell; electricity storing device which stores electric power; a display apparatus which displays information, and a control device which supplies the electric power obtained by the solar cell to the display apparatus or the electricity storing unit. The control device has an acquisition part which acquires weather forecast information, and an accommodating adjusting part which accommodates adjusts the ratio of the electric power supplying to the display apparatus or to the electric power storing to the electricity storing unit according to the weather forecast information acquired by the acquisition part.12-08-2011
20110298840Driving method for dynamically driving a field sequential color liquid crystal display - A driving method for dynamically driving a field sequential color liquid crystal display is characterized in that a backlight includes at least two or more different colors, a plurality of fields constitute one frame, each field includes scanning time, non-scanning time of COMs and the time when the backlight is turned off. All liquid crystal pixels are driven by scanning each COM in a certain order during the scanning time. The non-scanning time is the time during which all liquid crystal pixels are not driven while the backlight continues to be bright after the scanning time. The time when the backlight is turned off is the time when all liquid crystal pixels are not driven while the backlight is turned off after the non-scanning time. The sum of two kinds of time mentioned above is larger than or equal to 1 ms and less than or equal to 10 ms.12-08-2011
20110298839DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - The present invention provides a display apparatus and a display control method capable of improving display quality of an image. The display apparatus is provided with an LED backlight (12-08-2011
20110298838ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY - A display apparatus comprises pixels (12-08-2011
20110298837Methods and apparatus for calibrating a color display - Improved methods are provided for calibrating color on a color display coupled to a computer, which are useful for obtaining calibrated data in a virtual proof network for enabling different color devices to render consistent color. Methods involve user interactions with screens on the display to set color display parameters. An apparatus is also provided for calibrating a sensor which may be used for measuring color of a display in one or more of these methods.12-08-2011
20110298834APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING BACK LIGHT - Disclosed herein is a backlight control apparatus, including an LED backlight drive unit driving an LED backlight module and a control unit outputting an enable signal deterministic of whether to drive the LED backlight drive unit or not to the LED backlight drive unit, and stepwisely decreasing or increasing the duty ratio of a PWM control signal to control the brightness of the LED backlight module and outputting it to the LED backlight drive unit.12-08-2011
20110298835DISPLAY MEDIUM DRIVING DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD, DRIVING PROGRAM STORAGE MEDIUM, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A driving device of a display medium that including first and second particle groups migrating independently due to a first voltage being imparted for a first time period, forming aggregates due to the first voltage being imparted for a second time period, and the aggregates migrating due to a second voltage being imparted. The driving device includes a voltage imparting section that: imparts a third voltage that moves, to a display substrate side, a greater-amount-needed particle group for gradation display, in an amount of a difference between particles of the first particle group and second particle group needed for the display; when the greater-amount-needed particle group has an opposite polarity to the aggregates, imparts a fourth voltage that moves the aggregates needed to the display substrate side; and when the polarities are same, imparts a fifth voltage that moves the aggregates not needed to a rear substrate side.12-08-2011
20110298832COLOR SEQUENTIAL DISPLAY AND LIGHT SOURCE CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A color sequential display and a light source control method of the color sequential display are provided. The light source control method includes the following steps. A frame data of a frame period is received, wherein the frame period includes a plurality of color sub-frame periods. The frame data is analyses to obtain gray distributions of a plurality of colors in the frame data. Whether all or a portion of a plurality of color light sources of the color sequential display are turned on in the frame period is determined according to the gray distributions of the colors. Wherein, a light emitting time of the turned on color light source is longer than any one of the color sub-frame periods. Therefore, the brightness displayed by the color sequential display can be enhanced.12-08-2011
20110285758IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus that displays an image with adjustments made in the luminance of the individual pixels of a display includes: a weighting portion which assigns weights to the luminance of the individual pixels according to their position on the display. The weights assigned as a result of the weighting are set so as to decrease from the center to the edge of the display.11-24-2011
20120105497AUTO-STEREOSCOPIC 3D DISPLAY AND DISPLAY METHOD THEREOF - An auto-stereoscopic 3D display and a display method thereof are provided. The auto-stereoscopic 3D display includes a display module and a scanning barrier. The display module displays a 2D image. The scanning barrier is attached on the display module. The scanning barrier coordinates with the 2D image displayed by the display module to provide a switching of a plurality of alternate vertical slits and vertical barriers, so that a parallax is produced between a left eye and a right eye and accordingly a 3D image is sensed, wherein a constant opaque area exists between each of a pair of the slit and the barrier.05-03-2012
20110285760IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - An image display device includes a luminescence element, a capacitor, and a driver having a gate connected to a first electrode of the capacitor and a source connected to an anode of the luminescence element. A power source supplies a reference voltage to the first electrode of the capacitor via a first switch. A data line supplies a signal voltage to the second electrode of the capacitor via a second switch. A third switch connects the anode of the luminescence element to the second electrode of the capacitor. A controller supplies the signal voltage to the capacitor by switching ON the first and second switches when the third switch is OFF, and switches OFF the first and second switches to switch ON the third switch after a voltage corresponding to the signal voltage is held by the capacitor.11-24-2011
20110285759LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING SAME - A liquid crystal display device that can be driven at high frequencies without causing display failure due to insufficient charging, flicker, luminance unevenness, etc., is implemented. Source bus lines are driven such that polarities of video signals are reversed every plurality of frames. A display interface circuit is provided with a lookup table that holds a correspondence relationship between a data addition value and a combination of the sum of grayscale values of image data for frames before and after reversal of the polarities of video signals is performed and a row number. During a period of a frame immediately before reversal of the polarities of video signals is performed, the voltages (V11-24-2011
20110285756ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD THEREFOR, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electrophoretic display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate, an electrophoretic layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and containing at least a dispersion medium and positively or negatively charged particles mixed in the dispersion medium, first electrodes formed in island shapes and driven independently in respective pixels on a side of the electrophoretic layer of the first substrate, a second electrode formed on a side of the electrophoretic layer of the second substrate and having a larger area than the first electrodes, transistors connected to the first electrodes, and a first control electrode disposed in at least part of an area where the first electrodes are absent above a drain electrode of a first transistor of the transistors. A potential for repelling the particles is applied to the first control electrode.11-24-2011
20110285754METHODS FOR DRIVING ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS - An electro-optic display uses first and second drive schemes differing from each other, for example a slow gray scale drive scheme and a fast monochrome drive scheme. The display is first driven to a pre-determined transition image using the first drive scheme, then driven to a second image, different from the transition image, using the second drive scheme. The display is thereafter driven to the same transition image using the second drive scheme; and from thence to a third image, different from both the transition image and the second image, using the first drive scheme.11-24-2011
20110285752Light emission control driver, light emitting display device using the same, and methodfor driving light emission control signal - A light emission control driver includes a first logic unit configured to receive a plurality of clock signals and a first input signal and generate a first output signal; a second logic unit configured to receive a plurality of clock signals and a second input signal and generate a second output signal; and an output controller configured to receive the first output signal, the second output signal, a first control signal, and a second control signal, and generate a light emission control signal. When a driving scheme of a display unit is a simultaneous light emission mode, the light emission control signal is controlled according to driving of the output controller, and, when the driving scheme of the display unit is a progressive light emission mode, the light emission control signal is controlled according to driving of the first logic unit, the second logic unit, and the output controller.11-24-2011
20120098876Liquid Crystal Display Device And Light Source Control Method - A method is disclosed for controlling a light source installed in a liquid crystal display device. An embodiment includes a liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image by virtue of having liquid crystals whose orientation changes in response to application of a voltage; a backlight unit with a built-in PWM light modulation type LED for emitting light to be supplied to the liquid crystal display panel; and a control unit for controlling the liquid crystal display panel and the backlight unit. When the response speed of liquid crystal molecules is relatively high, the LED is driven at a relatively low drive frequency, and when the response speed of the liquid crystal molecules is relatively low, the LED is driven at a relatively high drive frequency.04-26-2012
20120098875ILLUMINATION DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - An illumination device includes a light guide plate, a light source, and a light modulation element. The light guide plate has convex portions extending in a direction parallel to a normal to a face opposed to the light source among side faces of the light guide plate, and the light source is configured of light source blocks. The light modulation element includes a pair of transparent substrates disposed separately and oppositely to each other, a plurality of first electrodes provided on a surface of one of the transparent substrates, and extending in a direction crossing an extending direction of the convex portions, a second electrode provided on a surface of the other transparent substrate, and a light modulation layer provided in a gap between the transparent substrates, and exhibiting a scattering property or a transparent property to light from the light source depending on magnitude of an electric field.04-26-2012
20120098874PIXEL CIRCUIT, DRIVING METHOD THEREOF, ELECTRO-OPTICAL APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A pixel circuit includes a first light emitting element having a first opposite electrode connected to a first power line, a common electrode and a parasitic capacitance C04-26-2012
20120098871DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A display panel includes a plurality of pixels including at least four even-numbered subpixels. The at least four even-numbered subpixels includes: a first red subpixel including a pixel electrode electrically connected to a switching element which is connected to a first data line and a first gate line; a first green subpixel including a pixel electrode electrically connected to a switching element which is connected to a second data line and a second gate line, where the second data line is disposed adjacent to the first data line; a first blue subpixel including a pixel electrode electrically connected to a switching element which is connected to the first data line and the second gate line; and a first multi-primary subpixel including a pixel electrode electrically connected to a switching element which is connected to the second data line and the first gate line.04-26-2012
20130010003DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A display control device includes: a display control unit that controls displaying on a display allowing light, which is incident from a rear surface side opposite to an observation surface that is a surface of a side at which an observing user is present, to be transmitted through and to be observed by the user; and a state information acquiring unit that acquires state information representing a rear surface side state of the display, wherein the display control unit changes the displaying on the display in response to the state information.01-10-2013
20130010012METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR COLOR UNIFORMITY - Methods and apparatus for achieving color and luminance uniformity in color output devices. In one embodiment, measurements of luminance and chrominance are taken at various regions of the display surface for a range of color inputs. Using the collected data, a color volume is formed for each of the measured regions. This color volume comprises a set of all colors producible at the measured region. The color volumes for each of the measured regions are then used to generate a common color gamut, i.e., a volume of colors that are producible in each of the measured regions. A gamut mapping can then be performed for all or a portion of the positions on the display surface to a target color gamut. Input data for the gamut mapping process may be determined by conventional interpolative techniques.01-10-2013
20110292091DISPLAY UNIT - A display unit includes: a display section having a plurality of light-emitting devices arranged in a straight line; a driving section supplying a display driving signal for controlling the luminance of each of the light-emitting devices; and a display control section connected to the driving section for supplying the driving section with either a first display control signal for controlling the luminance of the light-emitting devices to display a preset display pattern according to an operation control signal from a controller or a second display control signal for controlling the luminance of the light-emitting devices in synchronism with the level of an audio signal, wherein the first display control signal is generated based on a wave function.12-01-2011
20120013651Autostereoscopic Display Device - Multi-user stereoscopic display system, providing different stereoscopic or 2D images to different viewers, by combining spatial and temporal multiplexing techniques for providing stereo effect and multi-viewer effect: one group of embodiments defines multi-user autostereoscopic display system comprising controllable light source array/s, holographic optical element/s (HOE) and a transmissive display panel such as an LCD, each light source being associated to a viewing zone; an other group of embodiments defines multi-user stereoscopic display system using glasses with polarizers and shutters.01-19-2012
20110285757SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CHOOSING DISPLAY MODES - This disclosure provides apparatus, systems, and methods for updating display devices. In one aspect, a multi-line addressing mode may be used to update the display by writing data to multiple display lines in order to increase display refresh rate and reduce power consumption. In another aspect, a line order addressing mode may be used to write data to display lines in a random or quasi-random sequence in order to minimize visible display updates. In another aspect, a color processing mode may be used to forego processing color information in order to reduce power consumption and processing time.11-24-2011
20110292098PROJECTOR AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING A LIGHT SOURCE FOR USE WITH THE PROJECTOR - A projector has a storage unit storing data on a plurality of different light emission patterns each occurring in a period based on a plurality of different-colored lights, wherein each light emission pattern corresponds to a respective one of a plurality of different projection conditions of a color image. An acquiring unit acquires a present projection condition of the color image, and a controller controls a light emission operation of the plurality of different-colored light emitting elements in the period in accordance with data on a lightemission pattern corresponding to the present projection condition of the color image.12-01-2011
20110292097ILLUMINATION DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - An illumination device is provided which can reduce a movement blur and a tailing phenomenon on a motion picture display while a drop in display brightness is suppressed, and which can suppress power consumption, can be made small and light, and can prolong the lifetime, and a liquid crystal display device using the same is provided. A light source control part of a control circuit synchronizes a latch pulse signal outputted from a gate driver control part to a gate driver, and outputs light emission control signals to respective light source power supply circuits. The respective light source power supply circuits change emission states of cold cathode fluorescent lamps to one of a first to a third emission states on the basis of the inputted light emission control signals, and illuminate an LCD panel from a rear surface of a display area. A first stage emission state is a non-lighting state, a second stage emission state is a maximum lighting state in which maximum lighting brightness is obtained, and a third emission state is an intermediate lighting state in which brightness of about one half of the second stage emission state is obtained.12-01-2011
20110292094COLOR DISPLAY ARCHITECTURE AND DRIVING METHODS - A method for driving a display cell filled with an electrophoretic fluid comprising two types of pigment particles carrying opposite charge polarities and of two contrast colors wherein said two types of pigment particles are dispersed in a solvent of a color, which method comprises driving said display cell to a color state which color is the color of the solvent by applying a driving voltage which is about 1 to about 20% of the full driving voltage.12-01-2011
20110292092ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, CONTROL CIRCUIT AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device includes a pixel circuit, and a driving circuit. The pixel circuit includes a driving transistor, a first capacitive element, an electro-optical element, and a switch. The driving circuit controls the switch to be turned off, varies a potential such that the driving transistor is turned on, during a first period, sets a potential at a control terminal to a compensation initial value by controlling the switch to be turned on, during a second period, supplies a grayscale potential corresponding to a designated grayscale, varies a driving potential such that the driving transistor is turned on, during a third period, and varies a voltage between the control terminal and a first terminal with the passage of time, during a fourth period.12-01-2011
20110292089DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - There is provided a display device including a display unit configured to include a liquid crystal panel, which displays an image by changing an orientation state of a liquid crystal, and a backlight, whose light emission state is independently controllable with respect to each of multiple regions within a screen, and to line-sequentially display in an image display region a first image based on a first image signal and a second image based on a second image signal, by alternately displaying the first image and the second image by one frame or two or more consecutive frames and sequentially switching the first image and the second image at a predetermined time interval, and a backlight control unit configured to control the light emission state of the backlight for each region in accordance with signal levels of the first image signal and the second image signal.12-01-2011
20110292088LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display device capable of performing image signal writing and display with a field-sequential method in parallel, with a simple pixel configuration. In the liquid crystal display device, image signal writing to pixels in a row can be followed by image signal writing to pixels in a row which is separate from the row by at least two rows. Therefore, in the liquid crystal display device, image signal writing and lighting of the backlights are not performed per pixel portion but can be performed per unit region of the pixel portion. Accordingly, image signal writing and lighting of the backlight can be performed in parallel in the liquid crystal display device.12-01-2011
20110292087ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR COMPENSATING CHROMATICITY COORDINATES THEREOF - An organic light emitting diode display, comprising: a display panel on which a plurality of pixels are arranged, each of the pixels comprising an R sub-pixel for generating red light through a white OLED and an R color filter, a G sub-pixel for generating green light through a white OLED and a G color filter, a B sub-pixel for generating blue light through a white OLED and a B color filter, and a W sub-pixel for generating white light through a white OLED; a data operation unit for generating a data operation value by extracting a representative value for each pixel based on three primary color data, determining white data of the corresponding pixel as the representative value, and then subtracting the white data from the three primary color data for each pixel; a gain adjusting unit for generating a gain adjusting value of the three primary color data by multiplying a preset gain value of the three primary color data by the corresponding white data; and a data conversion unit for generating four color compensation data, whose white chromaticity coordinates are compensated for each pixel, by adding the gain adjusting value to the data operation value and matching the corresponding white data to the three primary color data converted by the adding.12-01-2011
20110292095DISPLAY DEVICE - In order to provide a display device including a liquid crystal display element and a light-emitting display element that are controlled so as to be individually driven, a display device (12-01-2011
20110292093ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, CONTROL CIRCUIT AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electro-optical device includes a pixel circuit, and a driving circuit. The pixel circuit includes a driving transistor, an electro-optical element, a first capacitive element, a first switch, and a second switch. The driving circuit varies a potential at a control terminal during a first period, sets the potential at the control terminal to a compensation initial value during a second period, varies a driving potential from a first potential to a second potential such that the driving transistor is turned on during a third period, supplies a grayscale potential corresponding to a designated grayscale to the signal line and controls the second switch to be turned on during a fourth period, and varies a voltage between the control terminal and a first terminal with the passage of time during a fifth period.12-01-2011
20110292090DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes: a display panel; a backlight portion that shines light onto the display panel from a rear surface of the display panel; a backlight control portion that controls the backlight portion. The backlight portion is an LED backlight unit that includes a plurality of LEDs that are divided into a plurality of fixed groups. The backlight control portion is capable of performing at least either of: first control which turns off the LEDs that belong to one group and turns on the LEDs that belong to a group other than the one group and second control which turns on the LEDs that belong to the one group at a brightness lower than a brightness for turning on the LEDs that belong to the group other than the one group.12-01-2011
20110292086DISPLAY DEVICE AND COLOR ADJUSTMENT METHOD FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display panel, a light source module and a skin-color detector. The display panel has a plurality of sub pixel units, and the sub pixel units include red sub pixel units, green sub pixel units, blue sub pixel units and white sub pixel units. The light source module is disposed at a side of the display panel and the light source module includes a white light source and a yellow light source distributed in the white light source. The skin-color detector is electrically connected to the display panel, wherein the skin-color detector detects the skin-color area proportion of an image signal of the display panel.12-01-2011
20110285753IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - An image processing method comprises: (A) separating R and B data and G data from input data; (B) loading data corresponding to respective odd rows of gamma-converted R and B data, and storing data corresponding to respective even rows of the R and B data adjacent to the loaded odd rows; (C) loading two R data of the even row, along with two R data of the odd row corresponding to a first display position, so as to form a 2×2 R pixel area, and loading two B data of the even row, along with two B data of the odd row corresponding to a second display position, so as to form a 2×2 B pixel area; (D) computing the sharpness of the corresponding display data by comparing the data in each of the R and B pixel areas column by column and row by row; (E) computing the luminance of the display data by taking the average value of the data corresponding to the odd row of each of the R and B pixel areas; (F) determining the gray scale value of output R data by adding the sharpness to the luminance of the R data, and determining the gray scale value of output B data by adding the sharpness to the luminance of the B data; and (G) combining the inverse-gamma-converted R and B data and the input G data and then outputting the combined data according to the sub-pixel structure of the display panel.11-24-2011
20090273616ELECTROLUMINESCENT DEVICE HAVING A VARIABLE COLOR POINT - An electroluminescent device (11-05-2009
20120229526METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOTELY CALIBRATING DISPLAY OF IMAGE DATA - A method for remotely calibrating display of image data is provided. Using a processor of the client computer display data are determined. The display data are indicative of a luminance dynamic range of the display and of an ambient lighting environment of the display. The display data are then transmitted to a server computer. Using a processor of the server computer display adjustment data are determined in dependence upon the display data. The display adjustment data are then transmitted to the client computer. Alternatively, image data for displaying on the display are received. Adjusted image data are then determined in dependence upon the received image data and the display adjustment data and transmitted to the client computer.09-13-2012
20110134154Liquid crystal display device, image display device, illumination device and emitter used therefor, driving method of liquid crystal display device, driving method of illumination device, and driving method of emitter - The cold cathode tube for illuminating pixels with light which is in accordance with an output signal has luminance which gradually increases at a rise and gradually decreases at a fall per one frame time. The cold cathode tube contains a fluorescent material of only one of three primary colors of light, and has a certain OFF period or dimming period per one frame time. Between a diffusing plate and a reflecting plate are provided partition walls for parting emitting areas, so that the illumination light of one cold cathode tube does not reach the display elements to be illuminated by the other cold cathode tubes. The emission of each display element is changed per one frame time between a normal ON state and a dim state. The cold cathode tube has two or more OFF periods within one frame time, and luminance of the cold cathode tube is changed per one frame period. As a result, it is possible to suppress shortening of life of emitters in an illuminating section, and to relieve lowering of luminance of the emitters, and also to obtain a desirable display quality even in a fast-moving image.06-09-2011
20110134151METHOD FOR DIVIDING DISPLAY AREA FOR LOCAL DIMMING, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A method for dividing a display area for local dimming of LCD is disclosed. The method includes determining an initial number of pixels per data analysis area and a total number of residual pixels, calculating a first residual pixel sum of a current data analysis area using the total number of residual pixels and a second residual pixel sum of a previous data analysis area, determining whether to assign a residual pixel to the current data analysis area using the first residual pixel sum and the total number of data analysis areas, calculating a second residual sum of the current data analysis area whether to assign a residual pixel, and repeating the calculation above until the data analysis area index is a last data analysis area index.06-09-2011
20090027424DISPLAY DEVICE - A method for equalizing deterioration in a display device having a plurality of pixels and each pixel has a self-emissive type display element includes applying an equal voltage to the display elements in a plurality of pixels causes the pixels to illuminate so that a comparatively smaller current flows in the display element with a large deterioration, while a comparatively larger current flows in the display element with a small deterioration, thereby equalizing deterioration in the display elements.01-29-2009
20100091039COLOR CORRECTION OF ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS - A method for adjusting the characteristics of a display. The method for adjusting the characteristics of the display may include constructing color models as a function of a parameter such as temperature. Furthermore, the color model may be used to determine adjustment values to be applied to a display. The adjustment values may be organized in a table as a function of temperature and color values. The adjustment values may be determined from measurements.04-15-2010
20100091040Mitigation of Temporal PWM Artifacts - A system and method for reducing pulse width modulation contouring artifacts. Each input intensity value is translated to at least one non-binary bit pattern for display. Many of the input intensity values are translated to at least two alternate non-binary bit patterns. The alternate codes are used to smooth the transition between intensity codes as major bits are turned on. The smoothing occurs by the gradual transition from codes that do not use the major bit to codes that do use the major bit. Typically the alternate codes are selected based on the location of the pixel in a spatial pattern (04-15-2010
20100091041IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - In an image display device, a transistor formed in each pixel circuit is an N-channel transistor. Each pixel circuit further comprises an enable switch disposed in a current path supplying electric current to a light-emitting element and a supplementary capacitor for controlling changes in voltage of a terminal of a holding capacitor at one end opposite another terminal connected with writing switch. The light-emitting element is connected between the source of a driver transistor for supplying a current to the light-emitting element and a low-voltage side power line, an enable switch is connected between the drain of the driver transistor and a high-voltage side power line, and supplementary capacitor is connected between the drain of driver transistor and a predetermined power line.04-15-2010
20100091043METHOD AND MODULE FOR REGULATING COLOR DISTRIBUTION - The invention relates to a method and module for regulating color distribution. In this method, a reference point in a first gamut and a second reference point in a second gamut are found, and then the first gamut is converted to the second gamut based on the first and second reference point.04-15-2010
20100091047LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME, AND DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A light emitting device includes a plurality of light emission scan lines for transmitting light emission scan signals, a plurality of light emission data lines for transmitting light emission data voltages, a plurality of light emitting pixels for emitting electrons according to differences between an on voltage and the light emission data voltages, and first and second deflection electrodes. The light emission scan lines extend in a first direction, the light emission data lines extend in a second direction that crosses the light emission scan lines. The light emitting pixels are at areas defined by the light emission scan lines and the light emission data lines. The first and second deflection electrodes are parallel with each other in the first direction between the light emitting pixels. An absolute value of a first voltage applied to the first deflection electrode and an absolute value of a second voltage applied to the second deflection electrode are set according to a deflection direction of the electrons.04-15-2010
20100091048FRAME SYNCHRONIZATION OF PULSE-WIDTH MODULATED BACKLIGHTS - An apparatus for controlling backlighting of an electronic display, such as a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. The apparatus may synchronize a power cycle of one or more light-emitting diode (LED) strings to a frame rate of the LCD panel.04-15-2010
20100128069Method of assembling displays on substrates - Various embodiments of methods and systems for designing and constructing displays from multiple light-modulating elements are disclosed. Display elements having different light-modulating and self-assembling characteristics may be used during display assembly and operation.05-27-2010
20080309681DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A device for driving an LCD panel comprises: a gray level voltage generation circuit, for generating gray level voltages, and determining whether the gray level voltages are generated by utilizing a first set of reference voltages or a second set of reference voltages according to a polarity inversion control signal, where the gray level voltage generation circuit determines whether a gray level voltage is generated by utilizing a maximum of the first set of reference voltages or a maximum of the second set of reference voltages, and determines whether another gray level voltage is generated by utilizing a minimum of the first set of reference voltages or a minimum of the second set of reference voltages; and a source driving circuit, for selecting a gray level voltage according to display data or inverted data of the display data to drive a source of a display cell of the LCD panel.12-18-2008
20100265275BACKLIGHTING SYSTEM AND DISPLAY DEVICE - The invention relates to a backlighting system (10-21-2010
20100265274OFFSET COMPENSATION GAMMA BUFFER AND GRAY SCALE VOLTAGE GENERATION CIRCUIT USING THE SAME - Disclosed are an offset compensation gamma buffer and a gray scale voltage generation circuit using the same. The offset compensation gamma buffer includes: a buffer which outputs an input voltage input to a positive or negative input terminal as an output voltage; and a switching unit which selectively connects the input voltage and the output voltage of the buffer to the positive and negative input terminals in response to a control signal. The output voltage of the offset compensation gamma buffer is supplied to the input of a gray scale voltage generation circuit of a source driver for driving a liquid crystal panel. The offset of the offset compensation gamma buffer is compensated using an inversion timing of the control signal. The output voltage of the offset compensation gamma buffer is supplied as a reference voltage of the voltage divider unit for generating the gray scale voltages, and the offset of the gray scale voltages is also compensated.10-21-2010
20100265270Driving Device for Quickly Changing the Gray Level of the Liquid Crystal Display and Its Driving Method - A driving device for quickly changing the gray level of the liquid crystal display and its driving method are disclosed. The driving device includes a group of thin film transistors with matrix array, a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines. The object of quickly changing the gray level of the liquid crystal display can be accomplished by the different arrangement of the gate lines and the data lines and the different connection of the thin film transistors with the gate lines and the data lines. The driving method for the said driving device includes: two gate lines in the liquid crystal display are simultaneously or synchronously turned on according to in the bright period or in the black period, the voltage for displaying the present frame interval data or the voltage for displaying black image is given to the thin film transistors connected with the gate lines, and scanning continues in turn. The present invention suits for the picture treatment of various liquid crystal displays, organic light emitting diode (OLED) display or plasma display panel (PDP).10-21-2010
20110007103APPARATUS FOR AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING BACKLIGHT OF DISPLAY PANEL IN CAMERA SYSTEM - An apparatus controls a backlight of a display panel of a camera system. The apparatus includes a sub-pixel extracting unit, an ambient light luminance calculating unit, and a backlight controller. The sub-pixel extracting unit extracts sub-pixel luminance values from image data, where the image data is indicative of a current image frame defined by a plurality of pixels, and where each of the pixels includes a plurality of sub-pixels. The ambient light luminance calculating unit calculates an ambient light luminance value of the current image frame from the sub-pixel luminance values extracted by the sub-pixel extracting unit. The backlight controller which generates a backlight control signal based on a comparison between the calculated ambient light luminance value of the current image frame and an ambient light luminance value of a previous image frame.01-13-2011
20100079505Source line driver circuit and display apparatus including the same - A source line driver circuit and a display apparatus including the same are provided. The source line driver circuit includes a logic block configured to receive serialized image data, to change the number of bits of the image data, and to output image data having the changed number of bits, and a source channel driver unit configured to receive the image data having the changed number of bits and to provide at least one analog voltage corresponding to the received image data to source lines. Accordingly, the number of necessary switches may be reduced, and therefore, the required area and/or current consumption may also be reduced.04-01-2010
20100033516METHOD OF ADJUSTING THE LIGHT OUTPUT OF A PROJECTOR SYSTEM, AND SYSTEM FOR ADJUSTING THE LIGHT OUTPUT OF A PROJECTOR SYSTEM - The invention describes a method of adjusting the light output of a projector system comprising a light source (02-11-2010
20100033515IMAGE SIGNAL PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - The present invention relates to an image signal processing device, an image signal processing method, and a program which allow for a natural display equivalent to that of a CRT display apparatus such that an image obtained when an image signal is displayed on a display apparatus of a display type other than that of a CRT display apparatus, for example, on an FPD display apparatus can look like an image displayed on a CRT display apparatus. An ABL processing unit 02-11-2010
20110169881System and Methods for Applying Adaptive Gamma in Image Processing for High Brightness and High Dynamic Range Displays - Systems and methods of image processing are provided for a display having a light source modulation layer and a display modulation layer. A section of a perceptual curve, such as a DICOM curve, is extracted for each frame of image data, based on a profile of expected luminance on the display modulation layer from light emitted by the light source modulation layer. The section of the perceptual curve may be used to determine a desired-total response curve which maps display modulation layer input control values to corresponding output luminance values. The desired-total response curve and a display modulator-specific response curve may be applied to image data to generate control values for driving the display modulation layer.07-14-2011
20100033508LASER EMISSION DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A laser emission device which can emit a high-luminance and high-monochromaticity light with a high efficiency, a low power consumption, and a long lifetime, and a image display device using the laser emission device are provided.02-11-2010
20100033514DRIVER IC AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display device includes: a display unit for displaying an image corresponding to data signals, scan signals, a first power, and a second power; a gamma correction unit for generating a gray level voltage corresponding to each gray level in accordance with a reference voltage; a voltage generator for generating the reference voltage; a data driver for generating the data signals by utilizing an image signal and the gray level voltages, and for transmitting the data signals to the display unit; a scan driver for generating the scan signals and transmitting the scan signals to the display unit; and a power supply unit for generating the first power and second power and for transmitting the powers to the display unit, wherein the reference voltage is a first reference voltage corresponding to an input power from the outside or a second reference voltage corresponding to the first power.02-11-2010
20100033512CONTENT TRANSMISSION APPARATUS AND CONTENT DISPLAY SYSTEM - According to one embodiment, a content transmission apparatus according to one embodiment of the invention includes a communication module configured to carry out wireless communication with a partner apparatus, a detection module configured to detect a motion of the content transmission apparatus, and a transmission control module configured to control the communication module to transmit content to the partner apparatus and to transmit correction information corresponding to the motion of the content transmission apparatus detected by the detection module during transmission of the content to the partner apparatus.02-11-2010
20100033507Driving Method and Driving Apparatus for Displaying Apparatus - A driving method for driving a display apparatus is provided. The driving method includes: configuring a plurality of driving voltages corresponding to a plurality of gray scales, where the gray scales include a first gray scale and a second gray scale smaller than the first gray scale, and a first driving voltage corresponding to the first gray scale is lower than a second driving voltage corresponding to the second gray scale; and controlling the display apparatus to display a gray scale merely up to the second gray scale. In this way, the driving method hence reduces the response time of the display apparatus, which may be an LCD display panel.02-11-2010
20100033506METHOD OF DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A driving method of plasma display panels is disclosed. This method can suppress a dark belt occurring in displaying a video of a lower part of grayscale. One field includes plural sub-fields, and each one of the sub-fields has an addressing period during which a scan pulse is applied to the scan electrodes and a data pulse is applied to the data electrodes, and a sustaining period during which a sustain pulse is applied to the scan electrodes and the sustain electrodes. A time interval between a scan pulse applied lastly during the addressing period and a sustain pulse applied firstly during the sustaining period is defined as a last pulse-interval. The last pulse-interval of at least one sub-field of a lower part of grayscale, which lower part is darker than a predetermined level of the grayscale, is set longer than the last pulse-intervals of the other sub-fields.02-11-2010
20110216101DRIVING METHOD OF ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, AND CONTROLLER - A driving method of an electrophoretic display device, which has a plurality of pixels where an electrophoretic layer is interposed between a first electrode and a second electrode, including supplying a first voltage pulse with one polarity of a first polarity or a second polarity to a first pixel in a third display state between a first display state and a second display state, supplying a second voltage pulse with the other polarity of the first polarity or the second polarity to the first pixel, supplying a third voltage pulse, which has the same polarity as the polarity of the first voltage pulse and has a duration different from a duration of the first voltage pulse, to a second pixel which is in the third display state, and supplying the second voltage pulse to the second pixel.09-08-2011
20110216109DISPLAY DEVICE - A multiple primary color display device which suppresses the reduction in the display quality when an input signal corresponding to green in an sRGB color space is input from outside is provided. A display device according to the present invention has a pixel defined by a plurality of sub pixels. The plurality of sub pixels include at least a red sub pixel for displaying red, a green sub pixel for displaying green, a blue sub pixel for displaying blue, and a yellow sub pixel for displaying yellow. When an input signal corresponding to green in the sRGB color space is input from outside, the display device according to the present invention provides display using the yellow sub pixel in addition to the green sub pixel.09-08-2011
20110216108PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING METHOD - Display luminance is uniformized to enhance image display quality. A sustain pulse generating circuit generates sustain pulses by selecting any one of a plurality of driving patterns, according to an all-cell light-emitting rate and a partial light-emitting rate. A loading correction part of the image signal processing circuit includes: number of lit cells calculator for calculating the number of discharge cells to be lit in each display electrode pair, in each subfield; load value calculator for calculating a load value of each discharge cell, according to the calculation result in number of lit cells calculator; correction gain calculator for calculating a correction gain of each discharge cell, according the calculation result in load value calculator, the driving pattern selected, and the position of the discharge cell; and corrector for correcting an input image signal, according to the output from correction gain calculator.09-08-2011
20110216106DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRIC APPARATUS USING THE SAME - In a display device including: a display space provided on a display surface side; and a conductive liquid sealed inside the display space so as to be operable, which is constituted so as to be able to change a display color on the display surface side according to an application of an electric field to the conductive liquid, a power source portion, a first driving circuit that is connected to the power source portion, and allows the conductive liquid to flow into an inside of the display space according to a voltage applied by the power source portion, and a second driving circuit that is connected to the power source portion, and allows the conductive liquid to flow out of the inside of the display space according to a voltage applied by the power source portion are provided.09-08-2011
20110216105LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE HAVING WAVELENGTH CONVERSION AND SEPARATION MEANS, AND PROJECTOR - A light source device includes a light source unit emitting light of a first wavelength and a wavelength converting element converting light of the first wavelength into light of a second wavelength. An external mirror transmits light of the second wavelength toward an emission destination and reflects light of the first wavelength to resonate between the light source unit and the external mirror. A wavelength separating section transmits light converted from the first wavelength to the second wavelength while traveling from the external mirror to the light source unit and reflects light of the first wavelength in order to separate the different wavelength light. A turnback section reflects light of the second wavelength separated by the wavelength separating section toward the emission destination. In addition, the wavelength separating section reflects light of the first wavelength from the light source unit to travel toward the wavelength converting element.09-08-2011
20110216104DRIVING METHODS FOR ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS - The driving system and methods of the present invention enable interruption of updating images. The system and methods have the advantage that they not only can speed up the updating process when more than one command is received consecutively in a short period of time, but also can provide a more smooth transition visually during the updating process.09-08-2011
20110216102METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION IN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method and an apparatus for reducing power consumption in an electronic device that supports an Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED) are provided. In the method, a color value to be displayed is determined for each pixel of a screen. A brightness value of a color value corresponding to a color section set in advance among color values of respective pixels are changed. After the brightness values are changed, a screen display is performed by spontaneously emitting light depending on the color value of each pixel.09-08-2011
20110216099DRIVING METHOD OF ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, AND CONTROLLER - A driving method of an electrophoretic display device, which has a plurality of pixels where an electrophoretic layer is interposed between a first electrode and a second electrode, including supplying a first voltage pulse with one polarity of the first polarity and the second polarity to the first pixel in a first display state; supplying a second voltage pulse with the other polarity of the first polarity and the second polarity to the first pixel; supplying a third voltage pulse, which has the same polarity as the polarity of the first voltage pulse and has a duration different from a duration of the first voltage pulse, to a second pixel which is in the first display state; and supplying the second voltage pulse to the second pixel.09-08-2011
20110216097ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display device capable of reducing power consumption within a range in which an image quality is not lowered, and a method of driving the OLED display device. The OLED display device includes: an image analyzer for obtaining an emission ratio and a saturation of an input source image, the emission ratio indicating light-emitted degrees of pixels constituting the input source image; an emission ratio adjuster for adjusting the emission ratio according to the saturation; a brightness adjuster for adjusting the brightness of the input source image according to the adjusted emission ratio; a data driver for establishing a data voltage of a data signal corresponding to the input source image based on the adjusted original brightness; and a pixel unit including an organic light-emitting diode (OLED), the pixel unit being configured to establish a driving current according to the data voltage.09-08-2011
20110261088DIGITAL CONTROL OF ANALOG DISPLAY ELEMENTS - This disclosure provides methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for controlling analog display elements. In one aspect, a control scheme can be used for controlling analog display elements, including interferometric modulators. This control scheme can be used to drive the analog display elements to a plurality of discrete different states, and can be referred to as “digital” control of the display element state.10-27-2011
20110261087DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS CONTROL METHOD - A display brightness control method includes the steps of comparing a display-setting value, which is input by user operation, with a setting value, which is set in advance to a display, if a changed setting value is present, reflecting the changed setting value to the display, determining whether or not the display-setting value is present, if the display-setting value is present, reflecting the changed display-setting value to the display, and after the changed display-setting value is reflected, standing by until a subsequent display-setting value is input. In addition, the screen output areas of the display divided into the used area and the unused area, so that the used area remains original and the unused area is controlled to have the minimized level of brightness or be powered off. It is possible to prevent the visibility from being lowered by the display and protect the vision of the user.10-27-2011
20110261085TWO-STAGE DAC ACHITECTURE FOR LCD SOURCE DRIVER UTILIZING ONE-BIT PIPE DAC - A two-stage digital-to-analog converter for outputting an analog voltage in response to a M-bit digital input code includes a one-bit serial charge redistribution digital-to-analog converter having a high reference voltage input node for receiving a high reference voltage and a low reference voltage input node for receiving a low reference voltage, and a voltage selector. The voltage selector sets the high reference voltage and low reference voltage to selected levels depending on at least a portion of the M-bit digital input code.10-27-2011
20090251493Pixel Circuit and Display Apparatus - It is aimed to increase efficiency and simplification of a pixel circuit having a threshold voltage correcting function. A sampling transistor Tr10-08-2009
20090189923Laser Projector - Disclosed is a laser projector to display an image having a predetermined number of gradations by a combination of n division gradations, each being set with a maximum luminance, comprising: a storage section to store a luminance value of each of the gradations, and division signals being associated with each other, each of the division signals corresponding to an intensity of each of the division gradations, and the division gradations being combined with each other to represent the luminance value; a determination section to determine the division signal of each of the division gradations corresponding to the luminance value of each pixel which constitutes the image; and a signal output section to divide a display period of the each pixel into n intervals, and to sequentially output the division signal of each of the division gradations to a light source in a predetermined order, in each of the intervals.07-30-2009
20110193892DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device and a driving method to reduce power consumption, and to simplify the process of manufacturing the display device by configuring a driver made of PMOS transistors, is disclosed. The display device includes a display unit and a light emission driver. The display unit includes scan lines for transmitting scan signals, data lines for transmitting data signals, light emitting signal lines for transmitting light emitting signals, and pixels coupled to the scan lines, data lines, and light emitting signal lines. The light emission driver is for receiving a partial driving selection signal for selecting one of a normal driving mode or a partial driving mode, an area selection signal for dividing the display unit into a display area and a non-display area, a synchronization signal generated in synchronization with a vertical synchronization signal, and first and second light emitting clock signals, for outputting the light emitting signals.08-11-2011
20110193895High Dynamic Range Display with Rear Modulator Control - Embodiments of the invention relate generally to computer-based image processing, and more particularly, to systems, computer-readable mediums, methods, and apparatuses to operate a rear modulator in a high dynamic range display to, among other things, characterize input images into pixel characteristics which may be data-reduced representations of a group of pixels corresponding to the input image, and to relate a modulation value intensity image to a weighted combination of the pixel characteristics. The modulation value intensity image may be used to derive a rear modulator drive signal, which, turn, may be configured to control one or more modulating elements to generate a low resolution image of the input image at the rear modulator.08-11-2011
20100259563Organic electroluminescent display device - An inexpensive organic electroluminescent display device is realized by using a data driver IC for liquid crystal that is used in a liquid crystal display device, as a driver of the organic electroluminescent display device. In an active-matrix organic electroluminescent display device that has a pixel circuit capable of controlling light emitting luminance per time in accordance with magnitude of a grey scale voltage, a control signal is supplied from a timing control IC to the data driver so that the polarity is reversed twice consecutively, or a control signal is supplied from the timing control IC to the data driver so that a mode of not reversing the polarity is selected. This control signal need not necessarily be provided in the timing control IC and may be formed in a circuit on a substrate that is not an IC.10-14-2010
20120139958Touch-Enabled Plasmonic Reflective Display - An electrical pressure-sensitive reflective display includes an array of display pixels, each with a transparent top surface, first electrode, second electrode, an elastic polymer medium, and metallic nanoparticles distributed in the elastic polymer medium. When a first voltage potential is applied between the first and second electrodes of each display pixel, a first color is reflected from the incident spectrum of light, assuming no pressure is applied on the top surface of each display pixel. When the top surface of a first display pixel is deformed in response to an applied pressure, the elastic polymer medium in the first display pixel is compressed, decreasing the metallic nanoparticle-to-metallic nanoparticle mean distance in the first display pixel. In response to decreasing the metallic nanoparticle-to-metallic nanoparticle mean distance, the color reflected from the incident spectrum of light by the second display pixel is changed from the first color to second color.06-07-2012
20100110110DRIVING CIRCUIT - The present invention provides a driving circuit. The driving circuit comprises: a plurality of signal output terminals, a data signal generating module, a gray level reference voltage generating module, a digital-to-analog converter (DAC), a first multiplex output module, an output buffer, a second multiplex output module, and a switch module. The driving circuit of the present invention can reduce the amount of required output buffers, so as to reduce area of the driving circuit efficiently and lower the production cost.05-06-2010
20120139976METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MULTISTATE INTERFEROMETRIC LIGHT MODULATION - A multi-state light modulator comprises a first reflector. A first electrode is positioned at a distance from the first reflector. A second reflector is positioned between the first reflector and the first electrode. The second reflector is movable between an undriven position, a first driven position, and a second driven position, each having a corresponding distance from the first reflector. In one embodiment, the three positions correspond to reflecting white light, being non-reflective, and reflecting a selected color of light. Another embodiment is a method of making the light modulator. Another embodiment is a display including the light modulator.06-07-2012
20110267385Universal Back Light Unit Control - Display backlight units are controlled with a signal. A message has an address header specifying one of an array of backlight units, and instructions for individually controlling each of the backlight units, particularized accordingly. The message is routed from a controller to a first controllable backlight unit of the display, which controllably responds to its corresponding particularized instructions. The message is sequentially routed in order from each backlight unit to the next in a chained ring configuration. Data from the backlight units is similarly routed back to the controller.11-03-2011
20090153593Data driving device and liquid crystal display device using the same - A gray scale voltage generator includes a voltage dividing resistor string to generate blue (B), red (R), and green (G) gamma voltage signals, the voltage dividing resistor string including a B gamma voltage signal generating section, a R/G gamma voltage generating section, and a common (COM) gamma voltage generating section to individually control a B gray scale voltage and a R/G gray scale voltage to maintain a constant color temperature.06-18-2009
20090153591DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD OF THE SAME - A control method of a display apparatus having a display panel formed with a plurality of pixels is provided. The method includes: detecting high gray level pixels having gray scale values greater than a predetermined high gray scale value; detecting a highlight zone including the detected high gray level pixels, wherein a gray scale value difference between boundary pixels of the highlight zone and adjacent pixels is greater than a predetermined reference difference; and applying a gray scale value greater than a gray scale value of the high gray level pixels to a surrounding zone adjacent to the highlight zone.06-18-2009
20090153590SPOKE SYNCHRONIZATION SYSTEM WITH VARIABLE INTENSITY ILLUMINATOR - A spoke synchronization technique allowing for lamp-pulsing synchronizes a spoke based on sub-arrays of a spatial light modulator. The lamp pulsing occurs during the spoke synchronization; and the lamp pulse for pulsing the lamp spans substantially across the entire spoke synchronization time period.06-18-2009
20090147029Multi-frame overdriving circuit and method and overdriving unit of liquid crystal display - A multi-frame overdriving circuit for use in a liquid crystal display including a counting unit and a multi-frame overdriving unit is provided. The counting unit counts a number m of frame periods for which a pixel data corresponding to a pixel keeps a first gray value, wherein m is a positive integer. When the pixel data changes to a second gray value from the first gray value in a first frame period, the multi-frame overdriving unit respectively outputs y multi-frame overdriving pixel data corresponding to the pixel within successive y frame periods starting from the first frame period. The y multi-frame overdriving pixel data are related to the first gray value, the second gray value and the number m of frame periods, wherein y is a positive integer.06-11-2009
20100039452METHOD FOR DRIVING A LIGHT SOURCE, LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE - A light source device includes a light source part, a power supply part and a light source control part. The light source part includes a plurality of light sources that generates a plurality of color lights. The power supply part applies electric power to the light source part. The light source control part controls the electric power by sensing the light intensity of a portion of the color lights.02-18-2010
20100123743METHOD OF DRIVING A LIGHT SOURCE, LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS - A light source apparatus includes a light source module, a local dimming control part and a light source driving part. The light source module includes a plurality of light-emitting blocks. Each of the light-emitting blocks includes a first color light source, a second color light source and a third color light source, respectively. The local dimming control part drives the light-emitting blocks by blocks. The local dimming control part sets a reference duty signal for first, second and third color driving signals in accordance with a driving mode of the light source module. The light source driving part generates the first color driving signal, the second color driving signal and the third color driving signal by using the reference duty ratio set in accordance with the driving mode and a driving current having a same peak current level in accordance with the driving mode.05-20-2010
20090147032Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same - There is provided a method of driving an organic light emitting display capable of displaying an image with uniform brightness. The method includes storing a brightness characteristic corresponding to emission time of an organic light emitting diode (OLED), adding first data supplied in units of frames by pixels to generate accumulated data, extracting accumulated data of a pixel to which currently supplied first data is to be supplied and calculating maximum brightness corresponding to emission time of the extracted accumulated data, calculating maximum brightness corresponding to emission time of largest accumulated data among the accumulated data, controlling a bit value of the first data using maximum brightness of a pixel to which the first data is to be supplied and maximum brightness of the largest accumulated data to generate second data, and controlling a voltage value of a first power source supplied to the pixels in response to the maximum brightness of the largest accumulated data.06-11-2009
20090147031PROJECTION SYSTEM AND PROJECTOR - A projection system includes: a first image forming unit which releases the first image light; a second image forming unit which releases the second image light; a polarization combining system which combines the first image light and the second image light; a projection unit which projects the first image light and second image light combined; a pixel shift control unit which controls a pixel shift unit; a display timing control unit which controls display timing; and an image display control unit having a function which controls the pixel shift control unit and a function which controls the display timing control unit. The image display control unit performs the pixel shifting control when the image is a still image, and performs at least display timing control out of the pixel shifting control and the display timing control when the image is a dynamic image.06-11-2009
20090147030LCD Driver IC and Method for Operating the Same - A liquid crystal display (LCD) driver integrated circuit (IC) is provided. The LCD driver IC, according to an embodiment, can include gamma reference buffers built in respective source drivers, where an output connection resistance is provided for connecting an output of a gamma reference buffer of one source driver to an output of a gamma reference buffer of another source driver.06-11-2009
20110169872Display apparatus and display driving method - A display apparatus includes: a pixel array in which pixel circuits each having a light emitting device, a drive transistor, and a retention capacity are arranged in a matrix; a signal selector supplying a video signal voltages to signal lines arranged in columns on the pixel array; a drive control scanner providing power supply pulses to power supply control lines arranged in rows on the pixel array and applying drive voltages to the transistors; and a write scanner providing scan pulses to writing control lines arranged in rows on the pixel array and executing input of the video signal voltages to the pixel circuits. A threshold correction of setting a gate-source voltage of the transistor to a threshold voltage of the transistor and an input of the video signal voltage from the signal line to between the gate and the source of the transistor are controlled by the scan pulse of the row of the pixel circuit and the scan pulse of the previous row of the pixel circuit.07-14-2011
20110169871Image display device and method of driving image display device - An image display device includes: a display panel including gate lines extending in a horizontal direction, source lines extending in a vertical direction to intersect gate lines, and sub-pixel electrodes arranged in intersections of the gate lines and the source lines; and a drive control section performing a drive control of the display panel using first or second drive mode. In the first drive mode, the drive control section performs display drive such that two sub-pixel electrodes are driven based on different gray scale values and that a combination of adjacent two sub-pixel electrodes is treated as a single pixel, the sub-pixel electrodes being arranged along a gate line and arranged on two respective source lines. In the second drive mode, the drive control section performs display drive such that N sub-pixel electrodes consecutively arranged along a source line are treated as a unit pixel to be driven.07-14-2011
20090015602Contrast Ratio Enhancement System Using Asymmetrically Delayed Illumination Control - The disclosed embodiments relate to a system and method that enhance contrast ratio of a display device using asymmetrically delayed illumination signal control. An exemplary embodiment comprises determining a pixel brightness level for a video frame, and delaying application of the illumination signal based on a change of the pixel brightness level.01-15-2009
20110261090INSULATING GLASS PANE - The present invention concerns an insulating glass pane comprising a first and a second pane of glass, the first and second panes are arranged in mutually plane-parallel spaced relationship by means of spacers, an insulating space is formed between the first and second panes and gas-tightly sealed off, a plurality of mutually spaced light strips each having a plurality of mutually spaced light emitting elements are arranged in the insulating space and each of the light strips includes a torsionally stiff carrier passing through the insulating space parallel to the first and second panes.10-27-2011
20100128068METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CALIBRATING THE BRIGHTNESS OF THE CARBON NANOTUBE DISPLAY - A drive circuit of a carbon nanotube display (CNDP) used to drive at least a pixel of a CNDP is provided, having an output stage and a calibration device. The output stage is coupled to the pixel and controlled by a pixel signal to switch the pixel between a high voltage and a low voltage. The calibration device is coupled between the output stage and the pixel and controlled by a bias to calibrate the equivalent resistance of the calibration device and further calibrate the brightness of the pixel.05-27-2010
20100123740DISPLAY ADJUSTING CIRCUIT FOR ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE PANEL, DISPLAY ADJUSTING CIRCUIT, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a display adjusting circuit for performing adjustment for display on a video signal to be supplied to an organic electroluminescence panel, the display adjusting circuit of the organic electroluminescence panel, comprising a linear gamma circuit where a video signal on which a predetermined gamma adjustment has been performed is supplied to be converted into a video signal with a linear gamma characteristic by cancelling the gamma adjustment of the supplied video signal and to be output, an adjusting circuit to which the video signal output from the linear gamma circuit is supplied, and a panel gamma circuit where the video signal output from the adjusting circuit is supplied to be converted into a video signal with a gamma characteristic corresponding to a gamma characteristic of the organic electroluminescence panel and to be output, the adjusting circuit including a detecting unit for detecting a driving state or a driving history of the organic electroluminescence panel from the supplied video signal, an adjusting unit for performing adjustment on the video signal supplied to the organic electroluminescence panel by a detecting output of the detecting unit.05-20-2010
20100123741METHOD OF DRIVING A LIGHT SOURCE, LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS - A method of driving a light source in a normal mode and an increased luminance mode, based on a gradation data of an image signal, by using driving blocks each having a plurality of light-emitting blocks, includes applying, during the increased luminance mode, both a first driving voltage which drives a first driving block of the driving blocks during the normal mode, and a second driving voltage which drives a second driving block of the driving blocks during the normal mode, to the first driving block to increase a luminance of the first driving block when the first driving block is driven by a luminance greater than a luminance corresponding to the gradation data of the image signal.05-20-2010
20100277516DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY DEVICE - It is an object to provide a driving method of a display device capable of reducing pseudo contours while increase in the number of sub-frames is suppressed as much as possible. In a driving method of a display device where one frame is divided into a plurality of sub-frames to display a gray scale, the plurality of sub-frames has a plurality of middle-order sub-frames each of which has a middle-degree weighting and is used for an overlapping time gray scale method, at least one high-order sub-frame which has a larger weighting than that of the middle-order sub-frame and is used for a binary code time gray scale method, and at least one low-order sub-frame which has a smaller weighting than that of the middle-order sub-frame and is used for a binary code time gray scale method.11-04-2010
20080266332DISPLAY CORRECTION CIRCUIT OF ORGAN EL PANEL - A display correction circuit of an organic EL panel for correcting, for display purposes, a video signal supplied to an organic EL panel, the display correction circuit includes: a linear gamma circuit supplied with a video signal which has been subjected to a predetermined gamma correction, the linear gamma circuit adapted to cancel the gamma correction of the video signal to convert the signal into a video signal having a linear gamma characteristic and adapted to output the resultant signal; a correction circuit supplied with the video signal from the linear gamma circuit; and a panel gamma circuit supplied with the video signal from the correction circuit, the panel gamma circuit adapted to convert the video signal into a video signal having a gamma characteristic associated with the gamma characteristic of the organic EL panel and adapted to output the resultant signal.10-30-2008
20080266331PROCESSING DEVICE AND PROCESSING METHOD FOR HIGH DYNAMIC CONTRAST OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a processing device and processing method for high dynamic contrast of a liquid crystal display. The processing device comprises a receiver, an inverter and a source driver integrated circuit connected to a center processing module. The processing method comprises: performing a histogram-statistical processing on a received low-voltage differential signal data; obtaining a backlight source luminance control parameter and a gamma reference voltage parameter of the same frame of picture according to the result of the histogram-statistical processing; controlling the luminance of the backlight source according to the backlight source luminance control parameter; and controlling the voltage of a pixel capacitor on the liquid crystal panel according to the gamma reference voltage parameter. The present invention adjusts the luminance of the backlight source and the gamma reference voltage of the liquid crystal panel respectively, whereby enhancing the dynamic contrast of pictures, improving the LCD in terms of the low contrast and flicker, and saving the power consumption of the backlight source.10-30-2008
20080266329MULTI-COLOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device includes; a plurality of pixels which individually display one of a first color, a second color, a third color, and white, a signal processor which receives input image signals corresponding to the first to third colors, modifies color temperatures represented by the input image signals, compensates luminances of the input image signals, and converts the input image signals corresponding to the first to third colors into output image signals corresponding to the first to third colors and white as a result of the modification and compensation, and a data driver which converts the output image signals into data voltages and supplies the data voltages to the pixels.10-30-2008
20100123738DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING SAME - One embodiment of the present invention discloses a display device capable of correcting gamma characteristics in a simplified and expeditious manner upon renewal of a display portion, and also to provide a method for driving the same. When a liquid crystal display device is powered on, first, a source driver is supplied with tentative gradation reference voltages generated by a voltage dividing circuit having a plurality of resistances connected in a series, and the source driver generates a tentative gradation voltage group based on the tentative gradation reference voltages supplied therewith. Then, when a power supply circuit starts up, gradation voltage data supplied from a display control circuit is subjected to D/A conversion by a D/A converter, so that normal gradation reference voltages are generated. Once the normal gradation reference voltages are generated, they are supplied to the source driver in place of the tentative gradation reference voltages. Thereafter, the source driver generates normal gradation voltages based on the normal gradation reference voltages in place of the tentative gradation voltages.05-20-2010
20100013868ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display device and a method of driving the same. In a method of driving an organic light emitting display device including a second capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a gate electrode of a driving transistor and a first capacitor coupled between the gate electrode of the driving transistor and a first power source, the driving method includes supplying a threshold voltage of an organic light emitting diode to a second terminal of the second capacitor during a period when a first current is sunk via the driving transistor, and supplying a data signal to the second terminal of the second capacitor after a voltage corresponding to a difference between a voltage applied to the gate electrode of the driving transistor and the threshold voltage of the organic light emitting diode is charged in the second capacitor.01-21-2010
20110134156ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD THEREOF, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The electrophoretic display device in which an electrophoretic element is interposed between a pair of substrates includes a first electrode and a second electrode that are formed in each pixel on one substrate, and an opposing electrode that is formed on another substrate, and faces the first electrode and the second electrode through the electrophoretic element. Here, a gradation is displayed due to a difference in potential between the first electrode and the second electrode.06-09-2011
20100085389DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display section including a plurality of display pixels which are arrayed in a matrix, a driving device configured to drive the plurality of display pixels, a timing controller which controls the driving device, and a first numerical value setting device which is connected to the timing controller, and configured to store set values of a gray-level pattern which is displayed on a pixel group which is composed of the plurality of display pixels, and the timing controller including a generating device configured to generate a gray-level signal which is supplied to the driving device, based on the set values of the gray-level pattern which are obtained from the first numerical value setting device.04-08-2010
20120293561DISPLAY DEVICE CAPABLE OF CONTROLLING EXTERNAL LIGHT AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING EXTERNAL LIGHT - A display device capable of controlling an external light and a control method are provided. Image display of the display device and the external light are synchronously controlled through a synchronization signal generated by a control module in the display device. The control module generates a first and a second light source control signal during first cycles and second cycles of the synchronization signal. The first and the second light source control signal are used to control the external light to operate at a first operation state and at a second operation state respectively. Through the techniques of controlling the external light by the display device, i.e. turning off or reducing illumination intensity of the external light every other specific period, both influence of the external light on contrast ratio and light reflection from the display device are reduced. Power of the external light is also saved.11-22-2012
20110148952COLOR IMAGING SYSTEM - A color imaging system includes a sensor assembly having a plurality of sensor pixels for sensing incident light. The sensor pixels generate photocurrents in response to sensing the incident light. An image processor receives the photocurrents and computes a plurality of photocurrent values. A display processor receives the photocurrent values and calculates a plurality of power values. A display driver receives the power values and generates a plurality of power signals. The color imaging system further includes a display device having a plurality of light emitting devices, each being powered by one of the power signals for emitting light. At least one of the light emitting devices is a deep-violet light emitting device for only emitting light having a peak emission wavelength in the range of 400 to 405.87 nm and having a full width at half maximum (FWHM) value of no greater than 1 nm.06-23-2011
20110148949DISPLAY PANEL DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display panel device includes: a luminescence element; a capacitor; a driver that passes a drain current through the luminescence element; a data line that supplies a signal voltage to the capacitor; a switch that switchably interconnects the data line and the capacitor; and a controller. The controller is configured to: apply a predetermined bias voltage to a second capacitor electrode to prevent a flow of the drain current; turn ON the switch to supply the signal voltage to a first capacitor electrode; apply a reverse bias voltage to the second capacitor electrode to flow a discharge current between a source of the driver and the second capacitor electrode; and turn OFF the switch, after a lapse of a predetermined period of time since the discharge current is caused to flow, to stop the supply of the signal voltage to the first capacitor electrode.06-23-2011
20110187760BACKLIGHT CONTROL APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A backlight control apparatus for controlling luminance of a backlight panel includes an image information memory and a detection and automatic switching circuit. The image information memory is for storing the image information. The detection and automatic switching circuit is for detecting the updated frequency of the updated image information and then sets a displaying mode for adjusting the luminance of the backlight panel according to the updated frequency.08-04-2011
20110007102PIXEL DRIVE APPARATUS, LIGHT-EMITTING APPARATUS AND DRIVE CONTROL METHOD FOR LIGHT-EMITTING APPARATUS - A pixel drive apparatus to drive a pixel has a function of compensating a change in characteristics of the pixel. The pixel includes a light-emitting element and a drive control element to drive the light-emitting element. The pixel drive apparatus acquires the electrical characteristic parameter that is used to compensate variation of electrical characteristics of the light-emitting drive circuit including the drive control element based on a voltage value of the detection voltage after applying a voltage having a voltage value exceeding a threshold voltage across the drive control element to elapse of at least one relaxation time, and acquires a light-emitting characteristic parameter that is used to compensate variation of characteristics of the light-emitting element based on light-emitting luminance of the light-emitting element that is operated to emit light in accordance with luminance measurement image data corrected based on the electrical characteristic parameter.01-13-2011
20090289964Liquid crystal display method and liquid crystal display device improving motion picture display grade - A source driver outputs a data signal and a reset (black) signal alternately to a source line. Four-hundred and eighty gate lines are divided into three groups each comprising 160 lines, and connected to gate drivers. A display control section outputs a discriminant signal, a scan start signal and a clock signal to the gate drivers, where the nth gate line is selected with the data signal outputted by the source driver, and where the (n+160)th gate line is selected with the reset signal outputted. Further, n is shifted sequentially. By writing the reset signal during the latter ⅓ of one frame like this, light leakage of pixels that are changed over from white display to black display is eliminated. Also, blurs of edge portions of a motion picture are reduced. Thus, display grade for motion pictures is enhanced with a minimum improvement.11-26-2009
20100085391APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING LED OPERATION IN PORTABLE APPARATUS - An LED driving apparatus and a method thereof in a portable terminal controls an input time difference between a signal controlling LED driving and a signal controlling LED brightness input to an LED driver. The input time differences are controlled in order to prevent an abnormal LED operation generated due to the input time difference between the signal controlling the LED driving and the signal controlling the LED brightness in a portable terminal. The LED driving apparatus includes a controller. When detecting the signal controlling the LED brightness prior to the signal controlling the LED driving, the controller controls an input time of the signal controlling the LED driving provided to the LED driver.04-08-2010
20100085388ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY DEVICE - An active matrix display device, wherein each pixel includes a plurality of selectable divided pixels, wherein each divided pixel has a 1-bit static data storage element and emits light based on supplied data; and the plurality of divided pixels each produces a weighted amount of light so that the selected divided pixels will cause a predetermined amount of light to be produced.04-08-2010
20100085386DRIVING CRICUIT AND GRAY INSERTION METHOD OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A driving circuit and a gray insertion method of a liquid crystal display (LCD) are provided. The gray insertion method includes analyzing whether a current frame belongs to a dynamic frame or a static frame. When the current frame belongs to a dynamic frame, charging time of a gray insertion image is extended. When the current frame belongs to a static frame, the charging time of a gray insertion image is shortened. As a result, motion blur on the LCD can be reduced and image quality can be increased.04-08-2010
20120032999Thin Displays Having Spatially Variable Backlights - A display has a light source layer having control inputs for controlling the light source layer to emit light such that the light output varies smoothly with position in a manner determined by the control inputs. An LCD panel or other spatial light modulator modulates light from the light source layer. The light source layer may be thin.02-09-2012
20120032996DRIVING METHOD OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In the first range of a screen, an image signal is input to a plurality of pixels arranged in the first region, and next an image signal is input to a plurality of pixels arranged in the second region that is adjacent to one side of the first region, and light of the first color is delivered every time the input of the image signal is finished. Further, in the second range, an image signal is input to a plurality of pixels arranged in a fourth region; next, an image signal is input to a plurality of pixels arranged in a third region adjacent to the other side of the fourth region, and light of a second color is delivered every time the input of the image signal is finished.02-09-2012
20120032993DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY APPLYING THE SAME - A display apparatus and a method for driving display thereof are provided. The display apparatus drives an upper backlight unit and a lower backlight unit so that a first time period during which both the upper backlight unit and the lower backlight unit are simultaneously turned on exceeds half of a second time period during which the upper backlight unit is turned on. Accordingly, the display apparatus may increase a time period during which both the upper backlight unit and the lower backlight unit are simultaneously turned on.02-09-2012
20100079506IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus has an electron source on which a plurality of electron-emitting devices are arranged, an irradiated member which is arranged so as to be opposed to the electron source to form luminescent spots on different locations, respectively, in response to respective electron-emitting devices due to irradiation of electrons emitted from the electron-emitting devices, a deflector for deflecting trajectory of the electron emitted from the electron-emitting devices, and a correction circuit for correcting the light quantity of the luminescent spot. The correction circuit corrects a visual unevenness in luminance by making a correction in response to the interval between two luminescent spots and the interval between other luminescent spots adjacent to the two luminescent spots so as to improve a quality of an image.04-01-2010
20090207194DRIVING METHOD - A driving method adapted to driving an optical touch panel is provided. The optical touch panel is disposed on a backlight module and has a plurality of touch sensing elements. The touch sensing elements have a light-shading sensing mode and a light-reflecting sensing mode. The driving method includes sensing an intensity of an ambient light. When the intensity of the ambient light is greater than a reference, the touch sensing elements operate in the light-shading sensing mode. Alternately, when the intensity of the ambient light is smaller than the reference, the touch sensing elements operate in the light-reflecting sensing mode. The abovementioned driving method is help for the optical touch panel to accurately sensing in various conditions of different ambient lights such that the usage of the optical touch panel is more convenient.08-20-2009
20090207193Lighting period setting method, display panel driving method, backlight driving method, lighting condition setting device, semiconductor device, display panel and electronic equipment - Disclosed herein is a lighting period setting method for a display panel which permits control of the peak luminance level by controlling the total lighting period length which is the sum of all lighting periods per field period, the lighting period setting method including the steps of, calculating the average luminance level across the screen based on input image data, determining light emission mode based on the calculated average luminance level, and setting the number, arrangement and lengths of lighting periods per field period according to the setting conditions defined for the determined light emission mode so as to provide the peak luminance level which is set according to the input image data.08-20-2009
20100079504Backlight Control System and Method - A backlight control system and method are disclosed. An overdrive device modifies a backlight duty signal according to a current-frame backlight duty signal and a previous-frame backlight duty signal. In one embodiment, the overdrive device is implemented with a lookup table that outputs the modified backlight duty signal. The backlight driven by the modified backlight duty signal then emits light to a display panel, thereby increasing a response time of the backlight.04-01-2010
20100079503Color Correction Based on Light Intensity in Imaging Systems - In accordance with a particular embodiment of the present disclosure, color correction based on light intensity in imaging systems may be accomplished by applying a color correction data structure to color component values.04-01-2010
20100091049Display apparatuses and methods of driving the same - A pixel of a display apparatus includes at least a first transistor and at least a second transistor. A cell of transparent fluid including particles charged to have different polarities from each other is arranged between a pixel electrode and a common electrode. The first and second transistors are connected to the pixel electrode. The pixel is drivable according to pulse amplitude modulation (PAM) and pulse width modulation (PWM) such that a frame of an image is displayable using a single field.04-15-2010
20100091044METHOD AND MODULE FOR REGULATING LUMINANCE - The invention relates to a method and a module for regulating luminance. In this method, a gray-level input signal is received and a power operation is performed on the gray-level input signal by a gamma parameter to obtain a first regulation scale. Then, the gray-level input signal is regulated according to the first regulation scale to obtain a gray-level output signal.04-15-2010
20100085390IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A device that carries a panel comprising a back panel with wirings and electron emitting devices provided in intersection portions of the wirings and a face plate with formed therein cells comprising a fluorescent material that emits light, and in which gradation control is performed by varying an application time of a drive voltage that is applied to the electron emitting devices, wherein a line selection time is longer than 1 μs and the fluorescent material comprises a substance represented by a general formula Me04-08-2010
20110169878DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display system is provided including forming a display array, connecting a control block to the display array, configuring a communication protocol between the display array and the control block, and operating the display array with the communication protocol.07-14-2011
20110169873LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - There is provided a liquid crystal display, including: a backlight having a plurality of light sources; a liquid crystal panel configured to display a video picture in a plurality of illumination regions corresponding to the light sources; an intensity value calculator calculating representative intensity values of the illumination regions based on an input video signal; a weight calculator performing a smoothing process on the representative intensity values by using first weights and to calculate second weights of the illumination regions having values which become larger as smoothed values of the representative intensity values becomes smaller than the representative intensity values; an intensity value corrector correcting the representative intensity values of the illumination regions based on the second weights and performe a smoothing process on corrected intensity values by using the first weights to obtain light source intensity values of the light sources.07-14-2011
20110267381LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE - An object is to provide a display device that achieves low power consumption and an improved quality of moving and still images. A display device comprises: a display panel provided with a plurality of pixels each including sub-pixels with color filters of red, green, and blue, and a sub-pixel for controlling a transmission of white light; a backlight area including light sources of red, green, blue, and white; an image switch circuit that switches the display panel between a moving image mode and a still image mode; and a display control circuit that controls in the moving image mode a luminance of the light sources of red, green, and blue included in the backlight area, and controls in the still image mode a luminance of a light source of white included in the backlight area.11-03-2011
20090244106Display Device of Work Vehicle - A display device for a work vehicle, comprising: 10-01-2009
20090189924DISPLAY DRIVING DEVICE, DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF DRIVING THEM - A display driving device for driving a plurality of display pixels provided with a light emitting element which performs color display, is provided with a signal converter which is supplied a display data including a plurality of color components corresponding to the plurality of display pixels and corresponds to a predetermined number of two or more display pixels having the light emitting elements of different light emission colors from each other, based on a single conversion characteristic, different gamma correction curves corresponding to the color component, which corresponds to the light emission color of each of the light emitting elements in the predetermined number of display pixels, are generated, the color component of the display data is converted with the use of each of the gamma correction curves, and a gradation signal for driving the light emitting element in each of the display pixels is generated.07-30-2009
20090160877METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENHANCING AN IMAGE DISPLAYED ON AN LCD DEVICE - A method and apparatus for image enhancement in a display illuminated by a lighting device. Enhancement is via use of a non-linear mapping function. An illumination level for the lighting device is determined and used with the mapping function to find a compensation factor for each pixel of the image. The brightness property of each pixel is adjusted by its compensation factor.06-25-2009
20090273615Color conversion apparatus, imaging apparatus, storage medium storing color conversion program, and storage medium storing imaging program - A predetermined display image is displayed on a display device, and a hue of the display image corresponding to an input position obtained from a pointing device is obtained. A predetermined range having the obtained hue at a center thereof is set as a conversion target range, and at least one of saturation, brightness, and hue is changed with respect to a pixel of the display image which has a hue within the conversion target range to display a resultant image on the display device.11-05-2009
20110169880LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device (07-14-2011
20110169877LIGHT QUANTITY CONTROL DEVICE, BACKLIGHT UNIT, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a liquid crystal unit (UT) comprising a first light transparent substrate (PB07-14-2011
20090201319PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE METHOD AND PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DEVICE - The aim is to improve the display capability of a PDP at lower gray scale levels by driving the PDP in a manner to adjust the luminance of Gray Scale 1 to an appropriate level. According to the drive method, one TV field is divided into a plurality of subfields SF 08-13-2009
20090284555SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING IMAGES USING RADIOMETRIC RESPONSE CHARACTERIZATIONS - Particular embodiments relate generally to display systems and, more particularly, to display systems and methods for blending multiple images. A display system may include a first display source configured to generate a first image comprising illuminated points on a display surface, and a measurement device configured to measure an output energy value of the first image at output wavelengths for input values provided to the first display source. A normalized response function of the first display source corresponding to the measured output energy values for each output wavelength may be generated. A first response function that includes one or more of the normalized response functions of the first display source may be generated to derive corrected image input values corresponding to a desired output energy value at one or more illuminated points. The first display source may be controlled by applying the corrected input values.11-19-2009
20090289963Display device, method of laying out light emitting elements, and electronic device - Disclosed herein is a display device in which light emitting elements of a plurality of colors including a light emitting element emitting blue light are formed in each pixel on a substrate on which a transistor is formed for each sub-pixel, and a plurality of pixels formed with sub-pixels of the plurality of colors as a unit are arranged in a form of a matrix, wherein relative positional relation between transistors of sub-pixels of respective light emission colors including blue light and a light emitting section of a light emitting element emitting the blue light is laid out such that distances between the transistors of the sub-pixels of the respective light emission colors including the blue light and the light emitting section of the light emitting element emitting the blue light are equal to each other for the respective colors.11-26-2009
20090289959Liquid Crystal Driver, Liquid Crystal Display Device, and Liquid Crystal Driving Method - A selector (11-26-2009
20080278521Display device and driving method thereof - Example embodiments relate to a display device and a method for driving the same. The method may include receiving an input signal from a user, determining whether the input signal is in a normal state or a degree of color deficiency, and changing a gamma coefficient of the input signal according to the user's state.11-13-2008
20090273617Display apparatus and display-apparatus driving method - Disclosed herein is a driving method for driving a, display apparatus, the display apparatus including: N×M light emitting units; M scan lines; N data lines; a driving circuit provided for each of the light emitting units to serve as a circuit having a signal writing transistor, a device driving transistor, a capacitor and a first switch circuit; and a light emitting device.11-05-2009
20090273614GAMUT MAPPING AND SUBPIXEL RENDERING SYSTEMS AND METHODS - In a first embodiment, a display system comprises a display panel with 4 or more colored subpixels. The display system receives input image data specified in a first color space and outputs image data specified in a second color space. The display system further comprises a gamut mapping module for mapping the input image data specified in the first color space to image data specified in the second color space. The gamut mapping module clamps out-of-gamut colors using at least a first clamping system and a second clamping system. The first and second clamping systems yield first and second clamped values. A weighting module produces a resulting clamped value from the first and second clamped values. A final output image value is derived from the resulting clamped value. Other embodiments of the display system include pre-reduction modules and adjustable GMA modules.11-05-2009
20090278866Gamma corrected display device - A display device includes a pixel unit including a plurality of pixels, a data driver adapted to supply data signals to the pixels, and a timing controller adapted to supply data control signals and image data to the data driver, wherein the timing controller is adapted to divide the pixel unit into a plurality of regions and supply gamma values assigned to each region to the data driver.11-12-2009
20090295840IMAGE SIGNAL COMPENSATION APPARATUS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - Provided are an image signal compensation apparatus and a liquid crystal display (LCD) including the same. The image signal compensation apparatus includes a lookup table (LUT) and an image signal compensation unit. The LUT includes reference data that corresponds to each combination of first and second reference gray levels and is arranged in a matrix. The image signal compensation unit receives first and second image signals, receives reference data corresponding to the first and second image signals from the LUT, and compensates the second image signal using the reference data. The reference data includes diagonal reference data located on a diagonal line in the matrix, and at least one diagonal reference data from among the diagonal reference data has a different value from a corresponding combination of the first and second reference gray levels.12-03-2009
20090278868DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SAME - To obtain an amplifier circuit capable of realizing low power consumption and high-precision output. A controlling unit controls each switch of an offset correction circuit to select one capacitor associated with a voltage level of an input signal selected by an input signal selection unit, have an offset voltage of an operational amplifier generated according to the voltage level of the input signal stored by the selected capacitor, and correct an output of the operational amplifier by using the offset voltage held by the selected capacitor.11-12-2009
20090278863PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE METHOD AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A panel drive method and a plasma display device which increase the luminance of a panel and enable further reduction of power consumption are provided with the following configuration. One field is composed of a plurality of subfields including a address period during which a address discharge is selectively induced in discharge cells and a sustain period during which sustain pulses the number of which corresponds to the luminance weight are applied to induce sustain discharges in the discharge cells where the address discharges are induced. The plasma display device has a sustain pulse generating circuit composed of a power recovering circuit for inducing the rise and fall of each sustain pulse by resonating the inter-electrode capacity of a display electrode pair with an inductor and a clamp section for clamping the voltage of the sustain pulses to a predetermined voltage. The repetition period of the sustain pulse can be set according to the average luminance level of the image signal.11-12-2009
20090295838DA converter circuit, liquid crystal driver circuit, liquid crystal display apparatus, and method for designing DA converter circuit - A DA converter circuit configured to output a gray scale voltage to a liquid crystal display panel is disclosed, wherein the gray scale voltage is generated from reference voltages fewer than gray scales of the liquid crystal display panel and it is still to be able to prevent deterioration in display quality of the liquid crystal display panel. A DA converter circuit of at least one embodiment includes: a reference voltage generator circuit for generating reference voltages; a selector circuit for selecting one or two reference voltages from the reference voltages in according to the inputted gray scale value; and a voltage follower circuit for outputting the gray scale voltage that is the one reference voltage thus selected or a mean value of the two reference voltages thus selected. Reference voltages are generated, in at least one embodiment, as a variety of gray scale voltages.12-03-2009
20090278865SOURCE DRIVER AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A source driver having a small layout area and low power consumption includes a signal generation block generating a plurality of pulse width modulation (PWM) signals and a plurality of staircase waveform grayscale voltage signals according to a digital code generated based on an oscillation signal and a channel driver. The channel driver divides latched video data into upper bits and lower bits, generates a plurality of switching signals using one PWM signal selected from among the plurality of PWM signals in response to the lower bits, outputs one staircase waveform grayscale voltage signal selected from among the plurality of staircase waveform grayscale voltage signals in response to the upper bits, and outputs a particular grayscale voltage level included in the one staircase waveform grayscale voltage signal in response to the plurality of switching signals.11-12-2009
20090278862IMAGE DISPLAY - There is disclosed an image display displaying a multicolor image by using image data expressing color components of a first color specification system. The image display is provided with a display unit displaying an image by a second color specification system which is different from the first color specification system, and displaying each of colors included in the second color specification system per pixel in correspondence to input device data, a basic color computing unit (11-12-2009
20090096817D/A CONVERSION CIRCUIT, DATA DRIVER, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - A D/A conversion circuit includes a first D/A converter and a second D/A converter that respectively output a first voltage and a second voltage. An ith two-input selector among a plurality of input selectors of the first D/A converter selects a (4i+1)th input voltage or a (4i+3)th input voltage based on input data, and outputs the selected input voltage to a selector of a selector block in the subsequent stage. An ith three-input selector among a plurality of three-input selectors of the second D/A converter selects a 4ith input voltage, a (4i+2)th input voltage, or a (4i+4)th input voltage based on the input data, and outputs the selected input voltage to a selector of a selector block in the subsequent stage.04-16-2009
20090284554Constrained Color Palette in a Color Space - A technique for enabling display of a source color space on a display color space commences by first receiving source color space information. The source color space information undergoes a conversion into a device independent color space. Once converted into the device independent color space, a LUT or other matrix assigns output colors for the input colors corresponding to the specific display device color space. The LUT or other matrix can be generated with the source material and transmitted to the source display device.11-19-2009
20090289965LIQUID CRYSTAL DRIVING DEVICE - A liquid crystal driving device is provided, which can reduce the problem of contrast lowering of the liquid crystal display screen due to the decrease of the driving current of LED, by the control which is performed in order to cope with the decrease of the maximum rated current of LED as a light source of the backlight at a high temperature. The liquid crystal driving device includes a liquid crystal driving circuit, a backlight control unit, and display data expansion circuits. The liquid crystal driving circuit generates a liquid crystal driving signal to be supplied to a liquid crystal display panel in response to display data. The backlight control unit reduces driving current of the light emitting diode as a light source of the backlight module to illuminate the liquid crystal display panel, in response to the temperature rise of the liquid crystal display panel. The display data expansion circuit, in response to the temperature rise of the liquid crystal display panel, performs the data expansion of the display data, and compensates the contrast lowering of the liquid crystal display panel due to the dimming of the backlight module with the temperature rise of the liquid crystal display panel.11-26-2009
20090262146SOURCE DRIVER - A source driver performs inversion drive on a plurality of data lines of a liquid crystal panel. A differential interface receives brightness data of each pixel as a differential signal from a timing controller. A D/A converter converts the brightness data to a drive voltage of each pixel on the basis of a predetermined gamma correction curve according to the polarity of the inversion driving. An output buffer supplies the drive voltage of each pixel to a data line.10-22-2009
20090289961Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof - An LCD device adapted to improve its picture quality in spite of the brightness variation is disclosed.11-26-2009
20090289962Lyquid crystal display device and driving method thereof - The method of driving a liquid crystal display device includes calculating a brightness average value of pixel data of at least one frame period supplied to a liquid crystal display panel, and storing the average to a memory unit; generating a brightness control signal having a duty ratio according to the brightness average value of the pixel data adjusted taking variation of transmissivity with an angle of view into account in a white or black driving mode of the liquid crystal display panel; and supplying the brightness control signal to a light source unit.11-26-2009
20110169875PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND DRIVE METHOD THEREFOR - A plasma display panel and a drive method therefor, which can enhance a representation capability when displaying a dark image. The plasma display panel includes fluorophor layers containing magnesium oxide. The drive method includes a reset step to initialize all the pixel cells into states of one of a light-up mode and a light-off mode, and an address step in which the pixel cells are caused to perform address discharges selectively in accordance with pixel data, which are successively executed in each of a head subfield and a second subfield within a one-field display period. In reset step, a voltage that sets row electrodes on one side, in the row electrode pairs as an anode and sets the column electrodes set as a cathode is applied between the row electrodes on the one side and the column electrodes.07-14-2011
20110169876PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND DRIVE METHOD THEREFOR - A plasma display panel and a drive method therefor, which can enhance a representation capability when displaying a dark image. The plasma display panel includes fluorophor layers containing magnesium oxide. The drive method includes a reset step to initialize all the pixel cells into states of one of a light-up mode and a light-off mode, and an address step in which the pixel cells are caused to perform address discharges selectively in accordance with pixel data, which are successively executed in each of a head subfield and a second subfield within a one-field display period. In reset step, a voltage that sets row electrodes on one side, in the row electrode pairs as an anode and sets the column electrodes set as a cathode is applied between the row electrodes on the one side and the column electrodes.07-14-2011
20110169869ELECTRO-PHORETIC DISPLAY AND ILLUMINATION ADJUSTING METHOD THEREOF - An electro-phoretic display and a brightness adjusting method thereof are provided. The method for adjusting a brightness includes steps of: providing a pixel having a first area displaying a white color and a plurality of first particles corresponding to the first area; obtaining an environmental brightness; and controlling only locations of the plurality of first particles in response to the environmental brightness so as to adjust the brightness.07-14-2011
20090295844COLOR-SEQUENTIAL DISPLAY METHOD - A display method for driving a color-sequential display of an electronic device is provided. When the electronic device is not at low power mode, a first image is displayed first by using a second color data and a first color data of the first image sequentially to drive the display. Next, a second image is displayed by using a second color data and a third color data of the second image sequentially to drive the display. When the electronic device is at low power mode, the respective luminance of the first and the second images are obtained. Then, the respective luminance of the first image and the second image are sequentially used to drive the display.12-03-2009
20090295843WIDE FLAT PANEL LCD WITH UNITARY VISUAL DISPLAY - A flat panel display, particularly a liquid crystal display has a front plate with a plate area defined by a plate perimeter, which is in turn defined by a first and second pair of parallel sides, the pairs of sides in perpendicular relationship to each other. An active display area providing a unitary visual display is located within the plate perimeter. In the invention, this active display area is divided into at least first and second display areas, a visual output of said first and second display areas being separately driven. In some embodiments, one or both of the display areas is subdivided into first and second subdisplay areas, with the visual output of the first and second subdisplay areas being separately driven.12-03-2009
20090295839Display device, drive method therefor, and electronic apparatus - A display device includes: a light source section having multiple light sources to emit light in illumination colors including three primary colors of light; a display section for displaying an image in monochrome color by modulating the light emitted from the light source section; and a display control section for driving the light source section and the display section in a field sequential system. The display control section includes a determining section for determining a degree of white or a degree of complementary color of the light sources on the basis of an amount of lighting of each of the illumination colors of the light sources, a setting section for setting white components or complementary-color components of a color determined by a mixing ratio of the illumination colors, and an allocating section for allocating the set white components or the complementary-color components to the fields.12-03-2009
20090295837CIRCUIT FOR GENERATING DRIVE VOLTAGE - The invention provides a circuit for generating a drive voltage. The circuit of the invention includes a first current generating unit coupled between a voltage source and a ground for generating a first input current. A comparing unit having a first input terminal coupled to the first current generating unit and a second input terminal coupled to an output terminal thereof. The comparing unit is used for comparing the first input current with a second input current and generating an output voltage. A second current generating unit is coupled between the output terminal and the second input terminal of the comparing unit for generating the second input current. An adjusting unit is coupled to the second input terminal of the comparing unit, the second current generating unit and the ground for adjusting the second input current. The voltage level of the output voltage is controlled by the adjusting unit.12-03-2009
20110169879DISPLAY PANEL DRIVER FOR REDUCING HEAT GENERATION THEREIN - A display panel drive circuit is provided with a first display output terminal to be connected with a data line of a display panel, first and second output stages, and a control circuit. The first output stage is directly connected with the first display output terminal and configured to output a data signal with the positive polarity with respect to a standard voltage level. The second output stage is also directly connected with the first display output terminal and configured to output a data signal with the negative polarity with respect to the standard voltage level. The control circuit controls the first and second output stages so that one of the first and second output stages is selectively activated while the other of the first and second output stages is deactivated.07-14-2011
20110169870Method and Device for Cancelling Deviation Voltage of a Source Driver of a Liquid Crystal Display - A method for cancelling the deviation voltage of a source driver of a LCD is disclosed. The method includes measuring an effective load resistor and an effective load capacitor of a panel of the LCD against the source driver, computing a lowest valid frequency of the chopper circuit according to the effective load resistor and the effective load capacitor, and adjusting the switching frequency of the chopper circuit according to the lowest valid frequency to filter out high frequency components of signals outputted by the source driver via the panel, so as to cancel the deviation voltage.07-14-2011
20120086738DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD - In a display device (04-12-2012
20100201721Light Emitting Device and Electronic Appliance - The present invention is to provide a light emitting device capable of obtaining a certain luminance without influence by the temperature change, and a driving method thereof. A current mirror circuit formed by using a transistor is provided for each pixel. The first transistor and the second transistor of the current mirror circuit are connected such that the drain currents thereof are maintained at proportional values regardless of the load resistance value. Thereby, a light emitting device capable of controlling the OLED driving current and the luminance of the OLED by controlling the drain current of the first transistor at a value corresponding to a video signal in a driving circuit, and supplying the drain current of the second transistor to the OLED, is provided.08-12-2010
20100201720SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USING A LIGHTING SYSTEM TO ENHANCE BRAND RECOGNITION - The present solution described herein provides systems and methods to coordinate and control the lighting of areas of a display unit in manner desired based on the type, brand and other characteristics of the product presented for display via the display unit. A lighting control system may control the characteristics of light emanating from one or more light sources to cause a reaction or visual effect from light reactive material of the product or display unit. In some cases, the lighting control system may control the characteristics of light emanating from one or more light sources based on signals from detectors, such as sensing any state or condition of the ambient environment.08-12-2010
20100201719METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE - A low-resolution image is displayed at higher resolution and afterimages are reduced. Resolution is made higher by super-resolution processing. In this case, the super-resolution processing is performed after frame interpolation processing is performed. Further, in that case, the super-resolution processing is performed using a plurality of processing systems. Therefore, even when frame frequency is made higher, the super-resolution processing can be performed at high speed. Further, since frame rate doubling is performed by the frame interpolation processing, afterimages can be reduced.08-12-2010
20100201718LIGHT EMITTING LAMP, BACKLIGHT ASSEMBLY AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A light emitting lamp, a backlight assembly and a display device including the same are provided. The light emitting lamp includes a lamp tube longitudinally extended along an extension line, and a plurality of set electrodes disposed on a periphery of the lamp tube and along the extension line. The periphery of the lamp tube is divided into a first region and a second region by a plane including the extension line, and each of the set electrodes includes a first electrode disposed on the first region and a second electrode disposed on the second region.08-12-2010
20110221793ADJUSTABLE DISPLAY CHARACTERISTICS IN AN AUGMENTED REALITY EYEPIECE - This disclosure concerns an interactive head-mounted eyepiece with an integrated processor for handling content for display and an integrated image source for introducing the content to an optical assembly through which the user views a surrounding environment and the displayed content. The optical assembly includes an electrochromic layer that provides a display characteristic adjustment that is dependent on displayed content requirements and surrounding environmental conditions.09-15-2011
20100201717Display device and driving method thereof - A driving method for a display device includes the steps of: performing writing processing to apply a video signal to a first node over a data line via a writing transistor with a predetermined driving voltage applied from a power supply to one of source/drain regions of a driving transistor, wherein the trailing edge of a scanning signal to be applied to a gate electrode of the writing transistor at the writing processing step is inclined; and the luminance characteristic of display elements connected onto each of a scan lines is controlled by controlling the crest value of the scanning signal, which is applied to first to M-th scan lines, for each of the scan lines.08-12-2010
20100201716DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display device according to the present invention includes a display which is provided on a front surface of the display device and is a display surface on which images are displayed, an illuminance sensor which is provided on a rear surface of the display device and is a first measuring unit measuring illuminance on the rear surface, and a control unit which is a first control unit controlling brightness of the images displayed on the display.08-12-2010
20110205251PASSIVE EYEWEAR STEREOSCOPIC VIEWING SYSTEM WITH FREQUENCY SELECTIVE EMITTER - An electronic display device includes a frequency selective light source configured to generate light having a first spectral range of visible light and a second spectral range of visible light. The second spectral range of visible light is distinct from the first spectral range of visible light. The device has a plurality of sequentially updatable picture elements, and at least one of the picture elements is optically aligned with the frequency selective light source such that the light generated by the frequency selective light source provides illumination to the picture element. The device further includes a display device controller coupled to the frequency selective light source, which is configured to select, in response to an update of at least one of the picture elements, one of the first spectral range of visible light and the second spectral range of visible light, to be provided by the frequency selective light source.08-25-2011
20110205259SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTING DISPLAY MODES - A field sequential display includes at least two lamps which output different colors and a controller. The controller is configured for receiving information from a host device in which the field sequential display is incorporated, selecting, based on the received information, a display mode from a plurality of preset display modes, and outputting signals indicating brightness levels with which to illuminate the at least two lamps based on the selected display mode.08-25-2011
20120194564DISPLAY WITH SECURE DECOMPRESSION OF IMAGE SIGNALS - A display decompresses an image signal divided spatially into a plurality of algorithm blocks. The display substrate has a display area, and a cover affixed to the display substrate. A plurality of pixels is disposed between the display substrate and cover in the display area for providing light to a user in response to a drive signal. A plurality of control units is disposed between the display substrate and cover in the display area. Each is connected to one or more of the plurality of pixels. Each control unit receives an algorithm block and produce respective drive signal(s) for the connected pixel(s) by decompressing the data in the received algorithm block.08-02-2012
20120194563LIGHT MODULATING CELL, DEVICE AND SYSTEM - A 3D image display system with high resolution is disclosed. The system may deflect left and right eye images to a left and right eye of a viewer, respectively. As such, the viewer can see 3D images. With a time-sharing mode, all of electronically switchable light modulating cells are configured to modulate all of the images deflected to the left eye of the viewer during a first period, and modulate all of the images to the right eye of the viewer during a second period, and the first period and the second period are alternate periods. Alternatively, a part of the electronically switchable light modulating cells are configured to modulate left eye images deflected to the left eye of the viewer, and another part of the electronically switchable light modulating cells are configured to modulate right eye images to the right eye of the viewer during the same period.08-02-2012
20120194569DRIVER OF A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides a method for driving a liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display panel has a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form and a plurality of data lines. The method includes generating gray level signals corresponding to the plurality of pixels according to input image data; determining whether the gray level values of the pixels in a same row corresponding to the plurality of data lines of a first color are all outside a first range; and when the gray level values of the pixels in the same row corresponding to the plurality of data lines of the first color are all outside the first range, controlling polarity of the gray level signals of the pixels in the same row corresponding to the plurality of data lines of the first color in a column inversion mode.08-02-2012
20120194571IMAGE DRIVER AND DISPLAY HAVING MULTIPLE GAMMA GENERATOR - An image driver includes an adjustment signal module, a multiplexer, and a conversion module. The adjustment module generates at least a first adjustment signal and a second adjustment signal. The multiplexer is connected to the adjustment signal module and selectively outputs one of the adjustment signals. The conversion module includes a plurality of conversion units, wherein each of the conversion units receives the selected adjustment signal and generates a driving signal based on the adjustment signal received.08-02-2012
20100220117Method for Driving Semiconductor Device - To provide a method for driving a semiconductor device, by which influence of variation in threshold voltage and mobility of transistors can be reduced. The semiconductor device includes an n-channel transistor, a switch for controlling electrical connection between a gate and a first terminal of the transistor, a capacitor electrically connected between the gate and a second terminal of the transistor, and a display element. The method has a first period for holding the sum of a voltage corresponding to the threshold voltage of the transistor and an image signal voltage in the capacitor; a second period for turning on the switch so that electric charge held in the capacitor in accordance with the sum of the image signal voltage and the threshold voltage is discharged through the transistor; and a third period for supplying a current to the display element through the transistor after the second period.09-02-2010
20120194576DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - A display device including pixels has formed therein at least two driving blocks each made up of pixel rows, and includes: a signal line driving circuit that outputs a signal voltage to an output line disposed in each of pixel columns; and a selector circuit that provides a signal voltage outputted from the output line to one of a first signal line and a second signal line which are provided in each of the columns, provides a standard voltage from a standard voltage source to one of the two signal lines, and provides the signal voltage and the standard voltage mutually exclusively to the two signal lines. Each of the pixels includes a current control unit and an organic EL element. Pixels in the k-th driving block are connected to the first signal line and pixels in the (k+1)-th driving block are connected to the second signal line.08-02-2012
20100277517ANIMATED DISPLAY CALIBRATION METHOD AND APPARATUS - A method for adjusting properties of a display includes displaying a first pluge image on the display to a user, wherein the display includes a plurality of locations, wherein the first pluge image comprises a first plurality of output values associated with the plurality of locations, thereafter displaying a second pluge image on the display to the user, wherein the second pluge image comprises a second plurality of output values associated with the plurality of locations, wherein the first plurality of output values are different from the second plurality of output values, and receiving a display adjustment input from the user, wherein the display adjustment input from the user is in response to the user viewing the first pluge image on the display and in response to the second pluge image on the display.11-04-2010
20120293562DC-DC CONVERTER, DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING A DRIVING VOLTAGE - A DC-DC converter may include a voltage conversion unit and a short detection unit. The voltage conversion unit may be configured to generate a DC voltage for driving a display panel based on an input voltage. The short detection unit may be configured to generate a driving voltage based on the DC voltage and to output the driving voltage through a power line. The short detection unit may be configured to perform a short detection to detect whether the display panel is shorted based on a short detection reference that is adjusted according to an operation mode of the display panel.11-22-2012
20120293560LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING COMMON-VOLTAGE COMPENSATION MECHANISM AND COMMON-VOLTAGE COMPENSATION METHOD - A liquid crystal display having common voltage compensation mechanism includes a liquid-crystal capacitor common electrode for receiving a liquid-crystal capacitor common voltage, a storage capacitor common electrode for receiving a storage capacitor common voltage, a common voltage generator for providing the liquid-crystal capacitor common voltage according to a preliminary common voltage, a common voltage compensation circuit electrically connected to the liquid-crystal capacitor common electrode and the storage capacitor common electrode, and a timing controller electrically connected to the common voltage compensation circuit. The common voltage compensation circuit is utilized for generating the storage capacitor common voltage through performing a ripple inverting operation according to the liquid-crystal capacitor common voltage, the preliminary common voltage and a compensation control signal. The timing controller is employed to analyze an image input signal for generating the compensation control signal.11-22-2012
20120293564DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - Provided are a display device that can suppress occurrence of a color breakup as well as occurrence of a false contour, and a control method therefor. In the display device, a plurality of sub-frame periods forming one frame period are divided into: a first group to which sub-frame periods with the same length of light transmission periods belong; and a second group to which sub-frame periods with lengths of light transmission periods shorter than those of the sub-frame periods in the first group and different from each other belong. Further, among the sub-frame periods that belong to the first group, sub-frame periods having the light transmission period increase in number from a middle of the one frame period toward a start point and an end point of the one frame period in accordance with an increase of the gray level.11-22-2012
20110199401LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device 08-18-2011
20110199402IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEMS, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICES, AND OPTICAL SHUTTERS - An image display system includes display element 08-18-2011
20110199399Liquid crystal display device - In a liquid crystal display device performing multi-picture element driving, gate OFF timing of a switching element connected between each sub picture element and a signal line is matched with phase timing when all the subsidiary capacity wires are at the same potential. This prevents the occurrence of uneven luminance appearing in a lateral streak.08-18-2011
20110199396METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING IMAGE FOR SELF-LUMINESCENCE DISPLAY - A method of displaying an image for a self-luminescence display includes determining loads by channels of an input image frame, estimating a display brightness of the input image frame using a relationship between the loads predetermined by channels and a change of the display brightness, correcting a luminance value of the image frame to correspond to the estimated brightness, and displaying the luminance-corrected image frame.08-18-2011
20110199398IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus of the present invention includes: a display panel; a storage unit that stores a plurality of correction values which are used for correction processing for decreasing brightness variation; a correction unit; and a control unit, wherein the control unit divides the display panel into a plurality of sub-areas, calculates, for each sub-area, a select block gradation value, and executes, for each sub-area, a control to read correction values, which are used for calculating a correction value corresponding to the select block gradation value, out of the plurality of correction values, using the correction unit, and the correction unit calculates, for each sub-area, a correction value corresponding to the select block gradation value using the read correction values, and converts gradation values of video signals in the sub-area using the calculated correction value.08-18-2011
20110199397LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL DRIVING METHOD, AND SOURCE DRIVER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE METHOD - Provided are a method of driving a liquid crystal panel which prevents unintended digital image data from being displayed on a liquid crystal panel when power is provided or interrupted, and a source driver and a liquid crystal display apparatus. The source driver includes output buffers; output pads; and a switching unit which is disposed between the output buffers and the output pads and controls an electrical connection state of the output pads. If a level up or a level down of a power voltage occurs, the switching unit prevents output signals of the output buffers from being transmitted to the liquid crystal panel via corresponding output pads and performs at least one of a charge sharing operation for connecting the output pads to each other and a discharging operation for providing a discharge path from the output pads to a ground terminal, in a preset period.08-18-2011
20110205258BACKLIGHT UNIT, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, LUMINANCE CONTROL METHOD, LUMINANCE CONTROL PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - An LED controller (08-25-2011
20110205254LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - To suppress deterioration of quality of a still image displayed with a reduced refresh rate. A liquid crystal display device includes a display portion that is controlled by a driver circuit and includes normally white mode (or normally black mode) liquid crystals, and a timing controller for controlling the driver circuit. The timing controller is supplied with an image signal for displaying a moving image and an image signal for displaying a still image. The absolute value of a voltage applied to the liquid crystals in order to express black (or white) in an image corresponding to the image signal for displaying the still image is larger than that of a voltage applied to the liquid crystals in order to express black (or white) in an image corresponding to the image signal for displaying the moving image.08-25-2011
20100289831Display apparatus, method for controlling light detection operation - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: pixel circuits disposed in a matrix at positions at which a plurality of signal lines and scanning lines cross each other and each including a light emitting element; a light emission driving section adapted to apply a signal value to each of the pixel circuits; a light detection section having a light sensor; a correction information production section adapted to detect the light detection information outputted to the light detection line and supply information for correction of the signal value corresponding to a result of the detection to the light emission driving section; and an initialization control section adapted to set all nodes of the detection signal outputting circuit to an equal potential within a period in which the light detection section does not carry out the light detection operation.11-18-2010
20110205255Organic electroluminescence display device and method for driving the same - In an organic electroluminescence display device (08-25-2011
20100103205DRIVING METHOD AND ELECTRO-OPTICAL APPARATUS - A driving method includes: dividing a unit period into a plurality of sub-frame periods corresponding to the primary colors; writing a primary color component in each sub-frame period by a first scan executed on the plurality of pixels; irradiating, in each sub-frame period, the plurality of pixels with the corresponding primary color of light by the irradiation unit at a timing that is after the first scan and before the first scan of a subsequent sub-frame period; and waiting a wait period that is from when the first scan of one primary color component among the at least three colors ends until when the irradiation unit starts irradiating the one primary color of light, the wait period for the one primary color being different from wait periods for the other colors.04-29-2010
20100103206IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - This invention relates to an image processing method for improving the quality of an image to be displayed on a display device and to a liquid-crystal display device using the same, and aims at providing an image processing method for providing wide viewing angle and excellent tonal-intensity viewing angle characteristic and a liquid-crystal display device using the same. Combined together are a higher-luminance pixel to be driven higher in luminance than the luminance data of an image to be displayed and a lower-luminance pixel to be driven lower in luminance than the luminance data, to determine a luminance on the higher-luminance pixel and luminance on the lower-luminance pixel as well as an area ratio of the higher-luminance and lower-luminance pixels in a manner obtaining a luminance nearly equal to a desired luminance based on the luminance data.04-29-2010
20100103203ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display capable of minimizing power consumption. The organic light emitting display includes a plurality of pixels positioned at intersections of data lines and scan lines includes the pixels including driving transistors positioned in an effective display region to control an amount of current that flows from a first power source to a second power source, a data driver for supplying data signals to the data lines, a scan driver supplying scan signals to the scan lines, a first power source generator generating the first power source, a second power source generator generating the second power source, and a voltage controller controlling the second power source generator so that voltage of the second power source is changed in response to a first voltage applied to an organic light emitting diode (OLED) included in a specific pixel when a data signal corresponding to specific brightness is supplied from the data driver to the specific pixel.04-29-2010
20100103202Method of Driving a Light Source, Light Source Apparatus for Performance the Method and Display Apparatus Having the Light Source Apparatus - A light source apparatus includes a light source, a duty determining part, a luminance shifting determining part and a duty compensation part. The light source includes a plurality of light-emitting blocks. The duty determining part determines a duty of light-emitting blocks by using a block representative value obtained from a plurality of image blocks that are divided in accordance with a plurality of light-emitting blocks. The luminance shifting determining part compares block representative values of a previous frame with block representative values of a current frame to determine whether a luminance shifting is generated at an adjacent light-emitting block. The duty compensation part compensates a duty of the adjacent light-emitting blocks when the luminance shifting is generated at the adjacent light-emitting blocks. Thus, the duty of the adjacent light-emitting blocks determined as a block representative value is compensated so that an occurrence of flicker may be decreased.04-29-2010
20100103201DRIVE CONTROL CIRCUIT AND DRIVE CONTROL METHOD COLOR DISPLAY DEVICE - One object of an embodiment of the present invention is to provide a drive control circuit for a display device which is capable of displaying high-quality color images suited for external environment, display contents or the like by fully utilizing high representational capability of a display panel of multi-primary color configuration. A liquid-crystal color-display device includes a conversion circuit for adjusting a level of primary-color signals which represent the color images to be displayed. The conversion circuit receives four primary-color signals R04-29-2010
20100103198METHOD OF CORRECTING EMISSIVE DISPLAY BURN-IN - A method and apparatus are provided for correcting burn-in in a flat screen display. The method includes the steps of determining a maximum cumulative luminance of each pixel (04-29-2010
20100103199DRIVING APPARATUS - A driving apparatus used for a display is disclosed. The driving apparatus includes a voltage divider, a first and a second digital to analog converter, and a first voltage amplifier. The voltage divider divides a first voltage to generate a positive polarity gamma voltage and a negative polarity gamma voltage. The first digital to analog converter converts a first gray level signal to a first analog gray level signal. The second digital to analog converter converts a second gray level signal to a second analog gray level signal. The first voltage amplifier receives one of the first or the second analog gray level signal. Wherein, the voltage divider, the first and the second digital to analog converters receive a first voltage as an operating voltage, and the first voltage amplifier receives a second voltage as an operating voltage. Moreover, the second voltage is larger than the first voltage.04-29-2010
20110205253Method and Device for the True-to-Original Representation of Colors on Screens - The invention relates to a method and a device for screen calibration for the true-to-original reproduction of surface colors, the spectral reflection distribution of which is known, wherein by setting parameters the screen can be influenced using software and an electronic controller in each partial region of the screen. The invention is characterized in that an observer adapts the reproduced color impression of the screen to the color impression of an original in each partial region of the screen, wherein the original is compared to the screen colors immediately thereafter on the screen surface and the screen parameters are varied until the color impressions of the original and of the screen appear identical to the observer on the respectively viewed partial screen, viewed from a predefined observer angle, and the settings performed are stored in a screen profile.08-25-2011
20100134521DEVICE COMPRISING A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY06-03-2010
20100134535DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE DRIVE METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - A display device is provided which includes: a still image detection unit (06-03-2010
20100060674LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT DRIVING CIRCUIT - A light-emitting element driving circuit (03-11-2010
20100060673DISPLAY DEVICE USING MOVEMENT OF PARTICLES - A method of driving a display device uses a first display addressing mode, in which the display is addressed sequentially in rows, and wherein a first image is displayed with a first contrast ratio between the lightest and darkest pixels, and with a brightest pixel output state, a darkest pixel output state and a plurality of intermediate grey level output states. In a second mode, the display is addressed sequentially in rows, and a second image is displayed with a second contrast ratio between the lightest and darkest pixels which is greater than the first contrast ratio.03-11-2010
20100060672LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD - A display system (03-11-2010
20100060671LOCAL-DIMMING METHOD, LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS PERFORMING THE LOCAL-DIMMING METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS - A light source module of a display device comprises light-emitting blocks each of which comprises multiple sets of light sources, with different sets emitting different colors (e.g. red, green and blue). Each set is independently controllable according to one or more driving parameters. A local-dimming method comprises: (a) in each color-dimming period, driving each light-emitting block by the first color-dimming process; (b) in each compensating period, driving each light-emitting block by a full-color process which is independent of the image; (c) in each compensating period, sensing emitted light and determining the one or more driving parameters' reference driving values operable to generate a reference color; (d) in at least one of the color-dimming and compensating periods, driving each light-emitting block using the one or more driving -parameters' values which depend on the reference driving values; and (e) between a color-dimming period and an adjacent compensating period, gradually switching the light-source module between the first color-dimming process and the full-color process.03-11-2010
20100060670Method and Apparatus of Color Adjustment for a Display Device - A color adjustment method for a display device includes receiving a composite video signal including a first chrominance signal and a first luminance signal, generating a hue signal and a saturation signal according to at least the first chrominance signal, generating an intensity gain parameter according to the hue signal and the saturation signal, generating a saturation gain parameter according to the hue signal, generating a hue deviation parameter according to the hue signal, adjusting the first luminance signal according to the intensity gain parameter for generating a second luminance signal, and adjusting the first chrominance signal according to the hue deviation parameter and a mixed parameter generated according to the saturation gain parameter, for generating a second chrominance signal.03-11-2010
20100060668METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING BRIGHTNESS OF DISPLAY ELEMENT - A method and device for controlling the backlight brightness of a display element are provided. The display method utilizes horizontal scan frequency and vertical scan frequency of an image to obtain a display mode of the image by referring to a scan-frequency list. When the display mode of the image is a first mode, set the backlight module of the display element to a first brightness, which makes the display element display the image with the first brightness. When the display mode of the image is a second mode, set the backlight module of the display element to a second brightness, which makes the display element display the image with the second brightness, wherein the display element displays the image more brightly with the second brightness than with the first brightness.03-11-2010
20090027425DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes: a display panel which comprises sub-pixels including an R sub-pixel, a G sub-pixel, a B sub-pixel and a W sub-pixel and disposed in a matrix form, a gate line and a data line which insulatingly cross each other and transmit a driving signal to the sub-pixels; a driver connected to the gate line and the data line; and a signal controller which comprises a signal converter including a W extracting unit to convert R, G and B image signals into R, G, B and W image signals and a rendering unit to render the R, G, B and W image signals so that eight sub-pixels adjacent in an extending direction of the gate line display three pixels, and controls the driver to apply rendered image signals to the display panel.01-29-2009
20110267384ILLUMINATION DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, DATA GENERATION METHOD, DATA GENERATION PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - Under control of a main microcomputer, an LED controller generates two frame-type LED control signals corresponding to two frame image signals arranged in time series in accordance with a panel processing color video signal. Furthermore, the LED controller generates from two frame-type LED control signals, a frame-type LED signal corresponding to an interpolation frame image signal temporally between the two frame image signals.11-03-2011
20110267383LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An object of at least one embodiment of the present invention is to provide a liquid crystal display device and a driving method thereof, in which a contour of an image is clearly recognized during movie display even in a case where a backlight is turned on and off so as to change intervals at which the backlight turns on. In at least one embodiment, the liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel and the backlight that irradiates the liquid crystal panel with light, one frame period including a turn-on period during which the backlight turns on and a turn-off period during which the backlight turns off, luminance being changed by changing turn-on intervals of the backlight, the turn-on intervals of the backlight being changed by changing lengths of the turn-on period and the turn-off period. The liquid crystal display device further includes an OS process circuit for controlling a drive voltage to be applied to the liquid crystal panel by setting an amplitude of the drive voltage to be applied to the liquid crystal panel during a gray scale transition. The OS process circuit sets the amplitude of the drive voltage to be applied to the liquid crystal panel during the gray scale transition so as to be greater as the turn-on period of the backlight is longer under a condition where gray scales that have not been subjected to a gray scale transition is equal to gray scales that have been subjected to the gray scale transition in a case where the turn-on period of the backlight varies.11-03-2011
20110267382DUAL SOURCE BACKLIGHT UNIT FOR USE WITH A DISPLAY, A DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD - A display system, method and backlight unit for use with a display. The backlight unit includes a first light source and a second light source, wherein the first light source and the second light source are controllable independently of each other. The sum of light produced by the light sources illuminates the display to achieve illumination brightness capability of a higher intensity capable single light source. Changes in spectral characteristics and/or brightness characteristics due to aging or the like may be compensated. The first light source may provide a base line illumination level for the display and the second light source may be modulated to dynamically increase contrast and/or contrast ratio characteristics of the image being shown on the display to a viewer.11-03-2011
20110267380DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus that displays an image implements a correction to reduce a luminance of the image. Next, the display apparatus determines an amount of light of a backlight including a plurality of light sources lighting a screen, based on the reduced luminance of the image. Then, the display apparatus controls the backlight to conform to the amount of light determined based on the reduced luminance. Thus, the amount of light of the backlight is reduced. As a result, the display apparatus can reduce current consumption.11-03-2011
20110267377LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, AND AN APPARATUS AND A METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A method of driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) that operates by receiving power from a battery includes generating a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal for adjusting brightness of a backlight unit of the LCD; detecting a battery voltage of the battery; and adjusting the PWM signal according to the detected battery voltage.11-03-2011
20110267379LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND BACKLIGHT CONTROL METHOD - An initial light control value calculation section calculates the backlight's initial light control value K0 according to brightness of an inputted image signal for each area. A black area measurement section measures a black area S by obtaining ratio of the number of pixels satisfying Y≦Y0 (Y: brightness signal level, Y0: black level threshold) in the screen. A minimum light control value output section determines a minimum light control value Kmin based on comparison between the measured black area S and a black area threshold S11-03-2011
20110267376ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting display device includes: pixels connected to corresponding scanning lines and corresponding data lines; a scanning driver for supplying scanning signals to the scanning lines; a data driver for supplying data signals to the data lines; and a data processor for generating a luminance look-up table corresponding to a likelihood of burn-in for the pixels, for generating output data from input data corresponding to the look-up table, and for supplying the output data to the data driver.11-03-2011
20080238952COLOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR REPRODUCING COLOR WITH AN INCREASED NUMBER OF GRADATION LEVELS - A color display device has a display screen having pixels arrayed, each of which is composed of primary color sub-pixels capable of reproducing respective primary colors and at least one subsidiary color sub-pixel capable of reproducing gray. While gradation signals are generated and supplied to the primary color sub-pixels on the basis of the primary color components of an image to be displayed, the gradation signal to be supplied to the subsidiary color sub-pixel is generated on the basis of the intensity component of the image. The color display device is attained in which the number of gradation levels can be substantially increased without increasing the number of gradation levels of the primary colors.10-02-2008
20080238950Illuminating display and weighted-bit driving methods for use with the same - A method for driving the output of a illuminating display is provided. The method includes providing a display panel having a plurality of pixels, wherein each pixel includes at least one diode color. A display controller is also provided that is configured to process video data numbers for display. The method further includes loading a bit of a video data number into a diode driver, sending an output enabling state to the diode driver such that a diode will turn on if the bit of the video data number in the diode driver is enabled while an output enabling signal is activated, maintaining the output enabling signal for a period of time, wherein the period of time is based on a bit position of the bit of the video data number loaded in the diode driver, and repeating the loading, sending, and maintaining steps until all bits of the video data number have been loaded.10-02-2008
20080238951GAMMA CORRECTOR WITH A STORAGE CAPACITY FOR GAMMA CORRECTION DATA REDUCED - In a gamma corrector for handling gamma correction data used in performing gamma correction on image data represented by plural component colors for each of the component colors, a storage stores common data employed in common in predetermined gamma correction data in one-to-one correspondence to the plural component colors when generating final gamma-corrected image data. Another storage stores, for each component color, reproduction data represented by removing the common data from the final gamma-corrected image data of each component color in the predetermined gamma correction data. A data processor distributes input image data of each component color to both common and reproduction data to thereby generate the address data. A data coupler generates the common and reproduction data according to address data from the storages and employs the generated common and reproduction data to generate final gamma-corrected image data for image data of the component colors.10-02-2008
20090167790IMAGE-DRIVING METHOD AND DRIVING CIRCUIT OF DISPLAY AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A image-driving method for a display includes receiving an image frame and registering at least a part of the image frame, wherein the image frame is divided into a prior-part frame and a post-part frame; respectively conducting a first luminance adjustment on the prior-part frame and the post-part frame so as to take the adjustment results as a first part of a first image frame and a first part of a second image frame; filling the previous received image frame after a second luminance processing into a second part of the first image frame; filling the presently received image frame after a second luminance processing into a second part of the second image frame; outputting the complete first image frame and the complete second image frame for successive displaying.07-02-2009
20090167788METHOD OF INCREASING COLOR GAMUT OF A COLOR DISPLAY - A method of increasing color gamut of a color display includes grouping subpixels of R, G, and B primary colors of a pixel by grouping R, G, and B light sources of the color display with a corresponding light intensity adjustment mechanism based on an overlapping degree between two response spectrums of the light sources such that response spectrums of the light intensity adjustment mechanism of the same group have a least overlapping with that of other groups; and enabling groups of R, G, and B subpixels, activating R, G, and B light source and the corresponding light intensity adjustment mechanism, and disabling the remaining groups of subpixels all by turns for creating a vivid complete picture by time division color-mixing07-02-2009
20090167789Methods and Systems for Backlight Modulation with Image Characteristic Mapping - Elements of the present invention relate to systems and methods for selecting a display source light illumination level. Aspects of some embodiments also comprise methods and systems for temporal filtering of a display source light illumination level.07-02-2009
20090033685Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof - The present invention provides an organic light emitting display and a driving method the same capable of improving image quality by reducing luminance variations depending on temperature. The organic light emitting display and a driving method of the present invention includes a temperature sensor unit sensing ambient temperature and outputting temperature compensation signals corresponding to the ambient temperature, a light sensor unit sensing ambient light and outputting light control signals corresponding the ambient light, a correction unit generating gamma correction signals corresponding to the temperature compensation signals and the light control signals, and a data driver generating data signals corresponding to the gamma correction.02-05-2009
20120293571IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device of the present invention includes a subframe generation section (11-22-2012
20080284801STEREOSCOPIC 3D LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS WITH BLACK DATA INSERTION - A display apparatus includes an liquid crystal display panel having a frame response time of less than 5 milliseconds, drive electronics configured to drive the liquid crystal display panel to black between images that are provided to the liquid crystal display panel at a rate of at least 90 images per second, and a backlight positioned to provide light to the liquid crystal display panel. The backlight includes a right eye solid state light source and a left eye solid state light source capable of being modulated between the right eye solid state light source and a left eye solid state light source at a rate of at least 90 Hertz.11-20-2008
20100128070LIGHTING DEVICE FOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A lighting device for a display device includes a light source and a chassis arranged to cover the light source. The light source includes a high voltage area to be subjected to relatively high voltage, and a low voltage area to be subjected to relatively low voltage. The chassis includes a distance providing mechanism arranged to provide a vertical distance between the chassis and the light source, so that the vertical distance is relatively large at the high voltage area of the light source and relatively small at the low voltage area of the light source.05-27-2010
20080291222Pulse Generation Circuit and Display Apparatus for Adjusting the Display Brightness of an Image - A display apparatus comprises a display panel, a gate driving circuit, and a pulse generation circuit. The display panel displays an image. The gate driving circuit drives the display panel according to a pulse signal generated by the pulse generation circuit. The pulse generation circuit comprises a histogram analysis element and a gate pulse modulator. The histogram analysis element calculates a gray level ratio of the image, and compares the gray level ratio with at least one threshold value to generate at least one control signal. The operative time of the pulse signal is determined in response to the control signal.11-27-2008
20080291223ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, DRIVING CIRCUIT OF ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A driving circuit of an electro-optical device includes scanning lines, data lines, capacitor lines respectively corresponding to the scanning lines, and pixels provided at intersections of the scanning lines and the data lines. The driving circuit includes a scanning line driving circuit that selects the scanning lines in a predetermined order and a capacitor line driving circuit that selects a first power supply line when a first scanning line is selected and selects a second power supply line when a second scanning line that is spaced predetermined lines away from the first scanning line is selected until the first scanning line is selected again to thereby apply a voltage of the selected one of the power supply lines to the capacitor line, the capacitor line driving circuit applying the voltage of the second power supply line to all the capacitor lines when all the scanning lines are not selected.11-27-2008
20080303847Display panel driving method, display apparatus, display panel driving apparatus and electronic apparatus - In the present invention, there is provided a display panel driving method of the type wherein the total light emitting period length within a one-field period is controlled to variably control the peak luminance level of a display panel, including the step of: variably controlling, where the one-field period has N light emitting periods, N being equal to or greater than 2, the end timing of the ith light emitting period and the start timing of the i+1th light emitting period so as to satisfy the total light emitting period length within the one-field period, i being an odd number which satisfies 1≦i≦N−1 while i+1 satisfies 2≦i+1≦N.12-11-2008
20120293565DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus comprises a display panel, a backlight having emission brightness levels adjustable for each of divided sections, a graphic image generating unit that generates a graphic image signal, a synthetic image generating unit that generates a synthetic image signal representing a synthetic image in which an image based on the graphic image signal is overlapped on the image based on the input image signal, and a control unit, wherein the control unit controls the emission brightness levels of the backlight of a plurality of divided sections containing a graphic image display region, where a graphic image based on the graphic image signal is displayed, to be uniform, and controls the emission brightness levels of the backlight of other divided sections based on the input image signal.11-22-2012
20120293567DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a display device having color display dots with improved brightness and being excellent in visibility. The display device of the present invention comprises a pixel including an odd number of and at least three first sub pixels; and second sub pixels having a higher brightness than the first sub pixels, wherein units of the odd number of first sub pixels are repeatedly arranged, the second sub pixels are sequentially arranged along the arrangement direction of the first sub pixels, and the second sub pixels and at least one of the first sub pixels are alternately arranged in a direction perpendicular to the arrangement direction of the first sub pixels.11-22-2012
20120293569ACTIVE ENCLOSURE FOR COMPUTING DEVICE - A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a housing having an illuminable portion. The computing device also includes a light device disposed inside the housing. The light device is configured to illuminate the illuminable portion.11-22-2012
20080309684DISPLAY DRIVING DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A display driving device for driving a display device having a plurality of display pixels in which a plurality of scanning electrodes and a plurality of data electrodes are provided so as to overlap and correspond to each other and each of which has an electro-optical layer to which driving voltages corresponding to a data voltage and a scanning voltage are applied when the scanning voltage is applied to the scanning electrodes and the data voltage is applied to the data electrodes is disclosed. The device includes: a temperature detecting unit that detects the temperature of the display device; a selection phase setting unit that sets a time interval of a selection phase, in which a driving voltage for selecting gray-scale levels of the display pixels is applied, to a time interval based on a detected temperature when the detected temperature detected by the temperature detecting unit is less than a predetermined temperature and sets a time interval of the selection phase to a fixed time when the detected temperature is equal to or larger than the predetermined temperature; and a voltage applying unit that applies the driving voltage to the display pixels at the time interval set by the selection phase setting unit.12-18-2008
20120032992Electro phoretic display and driving method thereof - An exemplary embodiment provides an electro phoretic display that includes a lower substrate, a first pixel electrode on the lower substrate, an electronic ink layer on the first pixel electrode. The electro phoretic display further includes a common electrode on the electronic ink layer, a liquid crystal layer implementing a color on the common electrode, a second pixel electrode on the liquid crystal layer, and an upper substrate on the second pixel electrode.02-09-2012
20120139973COLOR SPACE MATCHING OF VIDEO SIGNALS - A system for color space matching a plurality of signals is provided. The system can include a first and second sources operably connected to a first and second inputs, respectively. The first and second inputs can be operably connected to a switch (06-07-2012
20120139959DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes: a pixel area comprising pixels in rows and columns; main power lines at a first side of the pixel area and a second side of the pixel area facing the first side; first sub-power lines coupled to a first main power line of the main power lines formed at the first side and extending into the pixel area in a column direction; and second sub-power lines coupled to a second main power line of the main power lines formed at the second side and extending into the pixel area in the column direction, wherein the first sub-power lines and the second sub-power lines extend in different columns of pixels, and wherein a column of pixels of the pixels are alternatingly coupled to a neighboring sub-power line of the first sub-power lines and a neighboring sub-power line of the second sub-power lines.06-07-2012
20080204479Wide Color Gamut Displays - A display has a modulator illuminated by a illuminator comprising an array of light sources. The array includes light sources of a plurality of colors. The light sources of different colors are individually controllable. Within each color, the light sources that illuminate different areas on the modulator are individually controllable. The display may provide a high dynamic range and a wide color gamut.08-28-2008
20080246786Display Device - A display device includes a display panel having a plurality of video lines, and a drain driver receiving n-bit display data, and connected to the plurality of video lines. The drain driver includes a gray-scale voltage generating circuit which generates M (M<210-09-2008
20080211833Drive Method For A Display Device, Drive Device, Display Device, And Electronic Device - A drive method for a display device that displays by causing charged particles to migrate by applying an electric field, including a gray level drive step of causing the particles to migrate to a gray level that is not a saturation state in which migration of the particles is saturated. The gray level drive step changes the display by causing the particles to migrate to produce a display color difference.09-04-2008
20080316232METHOD OF DRIVING ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY DEVICE - A method of driving an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display device that displays grayscales in a time-division manner and can prevent the occurrence of false contours and flickers at an interface between neighboring grayscales when displaying sequential images, such as moving images, at a high speed. The method is an interlaced scanning method in which a single frame is divided into an odd-numbered field and an even-numbered field that are sequentially driven, and includes dividing each of the odd-numbered field and the even-numbered field into x sub-frame groups; dividing each of a plurality of sub-frames corresponding to bits of driving data into y divided sub-frame portions; and disposing the y divided sub-frame portions in different ones of the x sub-frame groups.12-25-2008
20080316233Computer system and method for rendering a display with a changing color frequency spectrum corresponding to a selected frequency spectrum - Embodiments provide methods and systems for selecting a frequency spectrum (e.g. a changing color frequency spectrum) to be emitted by a display device of a computer system and for rendering a display on the display device by emitting light corresponding to the selected (color) frequency spectrum. Other embodiments may also be described.12-25-2008
20080316231Method and System for Line By Line Addressing of RMS Responding Display Matrix with Wavelets - A method for line-by-line addressing of RMS responding display matrix with wavelets, said method comprises steps of: selecting the wavelets such that energy of them is proportional to an integer power of two to form an orthogonal matrix; obtaining select waveform profile by summing elements of column in the wavelet matrix; obtaining column waveforms by dot product of data with column of the wavelet matrix; and applying the select waveforms and the corresponding column waveforms by selecting one row of the display matrix at a time.12-25-2008
20080316234Method of driving electro-optical device, source driver, electro-optical device, projection-type display device, and electronic instrument - A method of driving an electro-optical device that drives a source line of the electro-optical device based on K-bit (K is an integer equal to or larger than two) grayscale data includes, when data of a most significant bit of the grayscale data is first data, generating converted grayscale data by converting data of lower-order (K-L) bits (K>L, L is a positive integer) of the grayscale data so that a code word distance between the data of the lower-order (K-L) bits of the grayscale data before conversion and the data of the lower-order (K-L) bits of the grayscale data after conversion is equal to or less than (K-L); and driving the source line based on a grayscale signal corresponding to the converted data in a first polarity drive period, and driving the source line based on a grayscale signal corresponding to data obtained by converting higher-order L bits of the converted data so that a code word distance between data of the higher-order L bits of the converted data before conversion and the data of the higher-order L bits of the converted data after conversion is equal to or less than L in a second polarity drive period.12-25-2008
20100265271DRIVING CIRCUIT OF BACKLIGHT MODULE - A driving circuit of a backlight module is provided. The driving circuit has a dimming unit used for transmitting signals, wherein the dimming unit can adjust a current flowing through a light-emitting diode (LED) according a pulse width modulation signal and an enable signal, so as to adjust a light-emitting intensity of the LED. In the present invention, fewer devices are used to implement the dimming unit, and a transmission gate is replaced by a N-type transistor and a P-type transistor, such that a chip area and a circuit cost of the driving circuit are reduced.10-21-2010
20100265278IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus wherein reduction in contrast or resolution is prevented is provided. A laser projector as an embodiment of the image display apparatus includes a memory storing a threshold value predetermined for changing a driving mode of a laser light source, a calculator for calculating an optical power level for projecting an image, a driving-mode selector selecting a mode for driving the laser light source, a driving controller for sending a signal to the laser light source in accordance with a selected driving mode, and a laser emitter. The laser projector operates at least at a bias current value Ib or more. In this case, when the optical power level is lower than or equal to a predetermined threshold value TH, the laser projector emits pulsed light. When the optical power level based on a video signal exceeds threshold value TH, the laser projector changes the driving mode of laser light emission from pulsed light emission to DC light emission, to supply a current higher than or equal to bias current value Ib to each laser light source.10-21-2010
20100265276PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display device includes an image signal processing circuit having a sequential addressing processing circuit and an alternate addressing processing circuit. The sequential addressing processing circuit includes a sequential addressing array unit for converting an image signal into image data arranged in the order corresponding to a sequential address operation, a first data power conversion unit for converting the image data converted from the received image signal into image data which allows to have low electric power consumption, and a first addressing stop unit for stopping an address operation in specific subfields. The alternate addressing processing circuit includes an alternate addressing array unit for converting an image signal into image data arranged in the order corresponding to an alternate address operation, a second data power conversion unit, and a second addressing stop unit. The number of the specific subfields is the same between the first and second data power conversion units.10-21-2010
20100265273Operational amplifier, driver and display - An operational amplifier includes an input differential stage having one external input receiving an external input voltage and two outputs; and two output stages. A switch section is provided between inputs of the two output stages and the two outputs of the input differential stage, and is configured to alternately connect the two outputs of the input differential stage and inputs of a positive-only output stage of the two output stages; and the two outputs of the input differential stage and inputs of a negative-only output stage of the two output stages.10-21-2010
20100265272METHOD OF PROCESSING DATA, DATA PROCESSING DEVICE FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE DATA PROCESSING DEVICE - A method of processing data for driving a display panel including a pixel structure including red, green, blue and white (RGBW) sub-pixels includes receiving red, green and blue (RGB) data at a first frame frequency. The method further includes generating RGBW data at a second frame frequency, greater than the first frame frequency, using the RGB data.10-21-2010
20120293566DIMMING DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a dimming device capable of emitting light from any area on a flat plane and which is minimized in crosstalk. The dimming device (11-22-2012
20120293563DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device which includes a light source which independently emits light of three colors of RGB, and an emission control unit which controls the light source to continuously emit one of principal wavelength light beams of three RGB light beams in each of the sub-frames, in which the emission control unit controls a Green light as one of the plural principal wavelengths among light beams of three RGB colors to be emitted in the sub-frame which is arranged at the same position in the one frame period of both an odd frame as the odd numbered single frame period and an even frame as the even numbered single frame period, and controls light of the R color and the B color to be emitted in different sub-frames between the odd frames and the even frames.11-22-2012
20090189922IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An image display apparatus includes a light-source driving circuit that drives a light source to cyclically change brightness. A control unit controls a pixel to turn on and off over a plurality of subfields in a field so that transmittance or reflectance in the pixel over the plurality of subfields in the field corresponds to a gray level specified for the pixel. The control unit also arranges the plurality of subfields such that two or more gray-level defining subfields maintain a predetermined relationship with respect to the cyclical change in brightness of the light source caused by drive of a light-source driving circuit.07-30-2009
20110267375LOAD-AWARE COMPENSATION IN LIGHT-EMITTING-DIODE BACKLIGHT ILLUMINATION SYSTEMS - System(s) and method(s) are provided for power management in an electronic display via compensation of a power source of a light-emitting-diode (LED) backlighting system. A compensation feedback loop includes a load-aware controller that receives the load condition from a dimming controller and supplies a control signal to the power source. An efficiency regulator functionally connected the backlight circuitry closes the compensation feedback loop and provides an input signal to the load-aware controller. The dimming controller implements phase-shifted pulse-modulation dimming, which based on duty cycle can establish a dimming equilibrium with two load conditions. The load aware controller includes a set of compensation blocks arranged in parallel, with a single compensation block connected to the input signal and that provides the control signal. A selector component in the load aware controller determines a compensation block to be connected to the compensation feedback loop based on the received load condition.11-03-2011
20110007104LIGHTING DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - There is provided a lighting device that can reduce the occurrence of both color irregularity and brightness irregularity of light to be irradiated onto an irradiation surface even if one of a plurality of light-emitting elements included in light sources fails to light properly, and a display device using this lighting device. The lighting device includes a plurality of light sources (01-13-2011
20110007100BACKLIGHT CONTROLLER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A backlight controller for controlling a backlight unit having a plurality of light sources arranged in a grid layout for illuminating a liquid crystal panel, the backlight controller including: a first calculator configured to calculate an average value and a standard deviation of control values for controlling the light sources, the control values being obtained from a feature quantity of an input image; a second calculator configured to calculate a ratio of the standard deviation to the average value; and a gain controller configured to control a gain to be applied to the control values based on the ratio calculated by the second calculator.01-13-2011
20110007098LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, LIQUID CRYSTAL DRIVING APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display (LCD) apparatus, an LCD driving apparatus, and a method for driving the LCD apparatus are provided. The LCD apparatus includes a panel; and a controlling unit which inserts gray data into at least one pixel included in a pixel group. Accordingly, the stress on a liquid crystal is reduced and thus a residual image is prevented from occurring on a screen.01-13-2011
20110007099INVERTER CIRCUIT, BACKLIGHT DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is an inverter circuit capable of suppressing an increase in EMI level. In at least one embodiment, the inverter circuit includes: a drive circuit for outputting a pulse signal; a transformer for outputting a drive signal corresponding to the pulse signal to a fluorescent lamp, the transformer including a secondary winding having one end connected to the fluorescent lamp; a detection control circuit for detecting a detection signal corresponding to the drive signal supplied to the fluorescent lamp; a wiring line connecting another end of the secondary winding of the transformer and the detection control circuit; and a wiring line provided together with the wiring line so that magnetic fields generated are cancelled out each other.01-13-2011
20100141687METHOD OF ARRANGING GAMMA BUFFERS AND FLAT PANEL DISPLAY APPLYING THE METHOD - Provided are a method of arranging gamma buffers capable of decreasing a Kelvin of a source driver included in a flat panel display and minimizing a temperature deviation between source drivers, and the flat panel display applying the method. The method of arranging a plurality of gamma buffers which are arranged in one or more source drivers to output corresponding gamma voltages, includes a step of calculating power consumptions of the gamma buffers, wherein the method further comprises one or more steps of: changing tab points of the gamma buffers by using the calculated power consumptions of the gamma buffers; and changing positions of the gamma buffers by using the calculated power consumptions of the gamma buffers.06-10-2010
20090051709Image adjusting apparatus - An image adjusting apparatus is provided for adjusting the color of an image. The image adjusting apparatus includes a converting module, a processing module, an output module, a display module, a measuring module and a computing module. The converting module converts an input image into an image signal. The processing module is coupled with the converting module for adjusting the image signal and generating an output signal according to a gain value. The output module is coupled with the processing module for generating an output image according to the output signal. The display module is coupled with the output module for displaying the output image. The measuring module is coupled with the display module for measuring the output image and generating a measurement. The computing module is coupled with the measuring module and the processing module for generating the gain value according to the measurement.02-26-2009
20100271408PARTIAL UPDATE DRIVING METHODS FOR ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS - This application is directed to driving methods for electrophoretic displays. More specifically, the methods are suitable where there is a requirement for a partial update of the images in the display, where a partial update means that less than 10% of the pixels require updating. An essential element of the method is a floating common electrode. This method for partial updating may be used with the prior art driving techniques in order to provide the optimum updating method for different applications.10-28-2010
20110205257SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A semiconductor device includes: an LCD controller configured to output a plurality of image signals in parallel; a plurality of signal lines respectively corresponding to the plurality of image signals to be outputted in parallel; a plurality of terminal portions respectively connected to the plurality of signal lines; and delay circuits configured to delay a plurality of image signals, which are divided into a plurality of groups to the extent that the sum of each value of a current flowing through each signal line does not exceed a predetermined current value and outputted from a plurality of terminal portions, by a predetermined delay time from each other among the plurality of groups.08-25-2011
20100141688IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS WITH MULTIPLE LAMPS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An image display apparatus includes a first lamp, a second lamp and a power supply unit for supplying electric power to the first or second lamp. In the image display apparatus, while a lamp to which electric power is to be supplied from the power supply unit is switched between the first lamp and the second lamp, the light generated by the first lamp or the second lamp is inhibited from being emitted outside.06-10-2010
20100141692MULTICOLOR VISUAL FEEDBACK FOR NON-VOLATILE STORAGE - An improved storage device is disclosed having an interface, a controller in communication with this interface, a memory in communication with the controller, wireless communications system, volume control and audio output, battery, and a light-emitting-diode assembly or other multi-colored display in communication with the controller. The light-emitting-diode assembly has a first and a second light-emitting-diode element, the first and second light-emitting-diode elements emitting a first and a second color of light, respectively. The first light-emitting-diode element and said second light-emitting-diode element each independently controlled by the controller via pulse-width-modulation, to produce a third color which appears to be in between the first and second colors in wavelength, this third color indicative of the percent completion of an I/O task, the usage of the memory, volume level, wireless strength, or battery strength.06-10-2010
20090160881INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - An integrated circuit device includes first to Nth memory blocks that are disposed along a first direction, and first to Nth data driver blocks that are disposed along the first direction in a second direction with respect to the first to Nth memory blocks. A Jth memory block among the first to Nth memory blocks dot-sequentially reads subpixel image data and outputs the subpixel image data to a corresponding Jth data driver block among the first to Nth data driver blocks, the subpixel image data being image data corresponding to at least one subpixel. The Jth data driver block receives the subpixel image data from the Jth memory block, and outputs a data signal corresponding to the subpixel image data.06-25-2009
20090160882INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - An integrated circuit device includes first to Nth memory blocks disposed along a first direction, a power supply circuit, and a data driver disposed in a second direction with respect to the first to Nth memory blocks. The power supply circuit includes an analog reference power supply voltage output circuit that outputs an analog reference power supply voltage. The analog reference power supply voltage output circuit is disposed between an Mth memory block and an (M+1)th memory block among the first to Nth memory blocks. An analog reference power supply line is provided in an area of the data driver along the first direction,06-25-2009
20090160879Data driver using a gamma selecting signal, a flat panel display with the same and a driving method therefor - A data driver using a gamma selecting signal, a flat panel display with the same and a driving method therefor are provided. A first to a fourth data lines are electrically connected to a first left sub-pixel, a first right sub-pixel, a second right sub-pixel and a second left sub-pixel, respectively. The data driver includes a first, a second, a third and a fourth gray level generating units for outputting a first set of positive gray voltage, a second set of negative gray voltage, a second set of positive gray voltage and a first set of negative gray voltage, respectively. The data driver drivers these sub-pixels according to the first set of positive gray voltage, the second set of negative gray voltage, the second set of positive gray voltage and the first set of negative gray voltage under the control of a polarity inversion signal and a gamma selecting signal.06-25-2009
20120062614METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The image quality of a liquid crystal display device that can display stereoscopic images is improved without the decrease in resolution. In a method for driving a liquid crystal display device that displays stereoscopic images by a wavelength division method, a first image seen with left eye and a second image seen with right eye are displayed using R, G, and B whose wavelength bands are different from each other by a field-sequential method. In the field-sequential method, writing of video signals and lighting of a backlight are sequentially performed not in the entire pixel portion but in each given region of the pixel portion.03-15-2012
20120062613ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting display device includes: a display panel; a timing controller configured to receive image data when a vertical sync signal is activated, to receive reference data corresponding to the image data when the vertical sync signal is deactivated, and to generate an emission control signal in accordance with emission duty information of the reference data; and an emission driver configured to supply first and second emission powers to the display panel, and to control a duration of a period during which a potential difference between the first and second emission powers is greater than or equal to a reference value in accordance with the emission control signal.03-15-2012
20090179923METHODS FOR DRIVING ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS - An electro-optic display, having at least one pixel capable of achieving any one of at least four different gray levels including two extreme optical states, is driven by displaying a first image on the display, and rewriting the display to display a second image thereon, wherein, during the rewriting of the display, any pixel which has undergone a number of transitions exceeding a predetermined value without touching an extreme optical state, is driven to at least one extreme optical state before driving that pixel to its final optical state in the second image.07-16-2009
20090128586DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS COMPRISING THE SAME AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A data processing apparatus which revises n-bit image data, includes a frame memory which stores therein n−m bit image data of a previous frame; a memory interface which outputs n-bit revision data including upper n−m bits having n−m bit image data of the previous frame outputted by the frame memory and lower m bits having fixed data corresponding to a decimal value 1; a first reviser which revises a color temperature of current frame image data by using n-bit image data of a current frame and the revision data; and a second reviser which revises a gray scale of the current frame image data by using the image data outputted by the first reviser and the revision data.05-21-2009
20090128585ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electrophoretic display device including a display section in which an electrophoretic element containing electrophoretic particles is sandwiched between a pair of substrates, and which has pixels is provided. The electrophoretic display device includes pixel electrodes formed on one of the pair of substrates, each of the pixel electrodes being formed for a corresponding pixel, a counter electrode formed on the other of the pair of substrates, the counter electrode being common to the pixels, pixel switching elements, each of which is provided for a corresponding pixel, and memory circuits, each of which is provided for a corresponding pixel and is connected between a corresponding pixel switching element and a corresponding pixel electrode. Each of the memory circuits includes a transfer inverter having an input terminal connected to the pixel switching element and an output terminal connected to the pixel electrode, a feedback inverter having an input terminal connected to the output terminal of the transfer inverter and an output terminal connected to the pixel switching element, and a resistance element connected between the feedback inverter and a low-potential power-supply terminal, a resistance of the resistance element being higher than an on-state resistance of an n-type transistor included in the feedback inverter, and being lower than an off-state resistance of the n-type transistor.05-21-2009
20090128584Apparatuses and methods for converting sub-pixel data using pipe-lined dithering modules - A sub-pixel data conversion apparatus may include: a gamma correction block that converts input sub-pixel data to first sub-pixel data; and a dithering process block that generates a first dithering mask pattern and that performs a first dithering operation on the first sub-pixel data to a second sub-pixel data based on the generated first dithering mask pattern. A sub-pixel data gamma correction method may include setting error data for gamma correction on sub-pixel data and extracting error data corresponding to input sub-pixel data, adding the extracted error data and the input sub-pixel data, and converting the input sub-pixel data to first sub-pixel data based on a result of the addition. A sub-pixel data dithering method may include: generating a first dithering mask pattern and performing a first dithering operation; and generating a second dithering mask pattern and performing a second dithering operation.05-21-2009
20130120467COLOR SEQUENTIAL LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The color sequential LCD device comprises an LCD panel, a data drive circuit, a gate drive circuit and backlight units. The LCD panel comprises data lines disposed along a major-axis direction of a substrate of the LCD panel, gate lines orthogonally intersecting the data lines, and a plurality of color sequential displaying areas defined along the major-axis direction of the substrate. The data drive circuit disposed at one side of the substrate in the minor-axis direction applies image signals to the data lines. The gate drive circuit disposed at one side of the substrate in the major-axis direction applies strobe pulse to the gate lines. The backlight units disposed at one side of the substrate in the major-axis direction at least comprises red LEDs, green LEDs and blue LEDs. The invention improves the displaying effect due to increase the number of the color sequential displaying areas.05-16-2013
20130120470SHIFTED QUAD PIXEL AND OTHER PIXEL MOSAICS FOR DISPLAYS - This disclosure provides systems and apparatuses having pixels connected to various drive lines. In one implementation, a passive matrix display apparatus comprises a plurality of display elements, arranged in rows and columns, each common line driving display elements of a single color, wherein at least one common line of the plurality of common lines is coupled to display elements in two or more rows to drive the two or more rows, and a plurality of sets of multiple segment lines, each set of multiple segment lines associated with a column of display elements, wherein one segment line of the set of multiple segment lines addresses display elements of a given color of one row along the column and an other segment line in the set of multiple segment lines addresses display elements of the given color of another row along the column.05-16-2013
201301204724-PRIMARY COLOR DISPLAY AND PIXEL DATA RENDERING METHOD THEREOF - A 4-primary color display includes a display panel including a plurality of 4-primary color pixels each including red, green, blue, and white liquid crystal cells, and a pixel data rendering circuit for producing 4-primary color pixel data corresponding to a second horizontal resolution, which is equal to a physical horizontal resolution of the display panel, using 3-primary color pixel data corresponding to a first horizontal resolution, which is two times higher than the physical horizontal resolution of the display panel. The pixel data rendering circuit determines a weighting factor based on a luminance ratio of two 3-primary color pixel data so as to increase a cognitive horizontal resolution of a luminance in the 4-primary color pixel data to the first horizontal resolution, and reflects the weighting factor to the calculation of a gray value of one 4-primary color pixel data.05-16-2013
20130120474LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Disclosed is a display device including a display section configured to display an image and a light source device for emitting light for displaying the image to the display section. The light source device includes a first light source for applying first illumination light, and a light guide plate having a plurality of scattering areas, the light guide plate emitting the first illumination light applied from a direction of a side of the light guide plate to an outside by scattering the first illumination light in the plurality of scattering areas, and a light scattering characteristic is added to the scattering areas by forming a plurality of depression and projection shapes in surfaces of the scattering areas or dispersing a light scattering material in the scattering areas, and density of the depression and projection shapes or concentration of the light scattering material in the scattering areas changes according to position.05-16-2013
20130120477DISPLAY APPARATUS LIGHT EMISSION CONTROL METHOD AND DISPLAY UNIT - A light emission control method controls a display that includes a display portion, a scanning portion, and a driving portion. The display portion includes light emitting elements in a matrix form. The scanning portion is connected to common lines. Each common line is connected to the anode terminals of corresponding elements in corresponding row so that the common lines are scanned. The driving portion is connected to driving lines. Each driving line is connected to the cathodes terminals of corresponding elements in a corresponding column. The driving portion can drive selected elements when the common line corresponding to the selected elements is scanned. The method displays an image in each cycle including frames. All common lines are scanned in each frame. A part of the rows in one frame in one cycle is/are driven. Other part is driven in a frame after the one frame in the one cycle.05-16-2013
20130120478DISPLAY SIGNAL GENERATOR, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD OF IMAGE DISPLAY - In a display signal generator for use in a display device, in order to display the image corresponding to the input image signals, a combination of desired display time aperture ratios are obtained for each pixel in N number of sub-frame phases, a combination of display time aperture ratios in the N number of sub-frame phases at the time the display color is actually reproduced is set from the combination of the desired time aperture ratios on the basis of response characteristics of a pixel array unit, and a modulation signal which implements the combination of display time aperture ratios that were set is output.05-16-2013
20130120481IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, DRIVER APPARATUS, AND BACKLIGHT UNIT - An image display apparatus comprising: a driver apparatus; and a total of N device groups of a first group to an N-th group (2≦N) each of which includes one or a plurality of light emitting devices, the image display apparatus uses the driver apparatus to make each of the device groups emit light preventing light emission capable periods from overlapping one another and displays an image by using the obtained light as backlight; wherein the driver apparatus includes: a power output circuit that outputs light emission power used for the light emission of the light emitting device; and a switch mechanism that switches, in accordance with arrival of the light emission capable period of a device group K (1≦K≦N), an output destination of the light emission power output from the power output circuit to the device group K.05-16-2013
20110267378Method for driving plasma display panel - A method for driving a plasma display panel is provided in which wasteful power consumption is reduced and light emission efficiency is improved when the number of cells to be lighted is relatively small. The method includes classifying a display ratio into plural group ranges, selecting a suitable display pulse waveform for each group range, detecting the display ratio of an object to be displayed in a real display, and plural types of display pulses having different waveforms are used differently in accordance with the result of the detection. The display ratio means a ratio of the number of cells to be lighted to the number of cells of the screen.11-03-2011
20100271406Display driver and method of testing the same - A display driver includes a gradation data register that stores gradation data having a bit width, and a gradation voltage signal generator that generates a gradation voltage signal that has voltage according to the gradation data stored in the gradation data register and outputs the generated gradation voltage signal, the display driver further including a test circuit that is provided between the gradation data register and the gradation voltage signal generator, the test circuit connecting at least a plurality of bit lines among bit lines provided between both of the circuits through a common node in a test mode, so as to perform failure detection based on a value of current that flows in the common node.10-28-2010
20090256867Method and System for Generating Accurate Images for Display by an Image Display Device - Systems, and methods, for calibrating a display device to a content source are provided. After initiating operation of the image display device, and linking it to the content source to transmit an image signal from the content source to the display device, the presence of an image coder may be detected in the image signal. In some embodiments, the image coder may be identified, and a coder level for the image coder may be determined. The display device may then be calibrated based on the coder level. The image coder may be a black level coder. Other example methods may include selecting a color gamut for use with the display device, by identifying an image signal type from the content source. Based on the image signal type, a color gamut may be selected from a store of color gamuts for the image display device to use to display images from the content source.10-15-2009
20090160880Organic electroluminescent display device and method of driving the same - An organic electroluminescent display device, includes: a gray level extractor that extracts gray levels of frame data signals for a frame image; an image type determiner that determines a type of the frame image using a distribution of the gray levels of the frame data signals, the type of the frame image being one of a low-gray-level type, a medium-gray-level type and a high-gray-level type; a gamma reference voltage generator that selects a set of gamma reference voltages based upon the image type; a data driver converting the frame data signals into frame data voltages using the selected set of gamma reference voltages; a timing controller that supplies the frame data signals to the data driver; and a display area including pixels having an organic light emitting diode that display the frame image.06-25-2009
20090160878DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF DISPLAY CALIBRATION - Device, system, and method for display calibration. For example, an apparatus includes: one or more color sensors, embedded within a body of a mobile device, to measure one or more color attributes of a visual element displayed by a display unit of the mobile device when a lid of the mobile device is in a closed position; and a color calibrator to calibrate one or more parameters of the display unit based on the one or more color attributes measured by the one or more color sensors.06-25-2009
20110205252Display device, driving method of display device, and driving method of display element - Disclosed herein is a driving method of a display device. The display device includes display elements arranged in a form of a two-dimensional matrix and each have a driving circuit and a light emitting section. The driving circuit includes a driving transistor having a gate electrode and source/drain regions and a capacitance section, and a current flowing through the light emitting section via the source/drain regions of the driving transistor. The driving method includes the step of performing a first writing process, a second writing process, and then setting the gate electrode of the driving transistor in a floating state. A current corresponding to a value of a voltage retained in the capacitance section for retaining a voltage of the gate electrode of the driving transistor with respect to a source region of the driving transistor flows through the light emitting section, so that the light emitting section emits light.08-25-2011
20090184983Displaying apparatus, displaying panel driver and displaying panel driving method - A display apparatus includes a display panel; and a display panel driver configured to drive signal lines of the display panel. The display panel driver includes: a color reducing circuit configured to be possible to generate a first color reduction image data from a first input image data by executing an error diffusion process by using a first error value, and to generate a second color reduction image data from the first input image data by executing the error diffusion process by using a second error value which is different from the first error value; and a driving section configured to drive a first pixel positioned on a horizontal line of the display panel in response to the first color reduction image data, and drive a second pixel positioned on the horizontal line and adjacent to a the first pixel in a horizontal direction, in response to the second color reduction image data.07-23-2009
20110205250Organic Light Emitting Display and Driving Method Thereof - An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display comprises: an OLED; a driving transistor for supplying driving current to the OLED; a data line for transmitting a corresponding data signal to the driving transistor; a first transistor having a first electrode connected to one electrode of the OLED and a second electrode connected to the data line; and a second transistor having a first electrode connected to the data line and a second electrode connected a gate electrode of the driving transistor, wherein the first transistor, the second transistor, and the driving transistor are turned on, a first current and a second current are respectively sunk in a path of driving current from the driving transistor to the OLED through the data line, and a threshold voltage and mobility of the driving transistor are calculated by receiving a first voltage and a second voltage applied to the gate electrode of the driving transistor corresponding to sinking of the first current and the second current through the second transistor and the data line, and the data signal transmitted to the data line is compensated.08-25-2011
20090128588Color display system - An image display apparatus is disclosed in this invention. The image display apparatus includes a light source for emitting an illumination light, at least one spatial light modulator for receiving and applying an image signal for modulating illumination light from the light source, and a control circuit for controlling the light source and/or the spatial light modulator to project a modulated light for image display having different gray scale characteristics between at least two successive frames.05-21-2009
20090128583Image display device and method capable of adjusting brightness - Provided is an image display device capable of adjusting brightness. The image display device includes a brightness determining unit that determines the brightness of image data, applied from outside, so as to output a backlight selection signal and a contrast selection signal; a backlight control unit that is connected to the brightness determining unit and outputs a backlight driving voltage for supplying backlight with brightness corresponding to the backlight selection signal; a contrast control unit that is connected to the brightness determining unit and outputs an image output signal for outputting an image of which the contrast is adjusted to correspond to the contrast selection signal; and an image display unit that is connected to the backlight control unit and the contrast control unit and receives the backlight driving voltage and the image output signal so as to display an image in which the brightness of the backlight and the contrast of the image data are respectively adjusted.05-21-2009
20090141051METHOD OF COMPENSATING FOR LUMINANCE OF AN ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY - A method of compensating for luminance of an organic light emitting diode is provided. In an embodiment, an operational current of a dummy organic light emitting diode of a color is utilized to simulate the condition that a real pixel current attenuates with time, and a feedback current is outputted accordingly. A compensating voltage is generated according to the feedback current, and is used to regulates the data current inputted to the real pixel so as to compensate for the luminance of the real pixel of the color.06-04-2009
20090141049DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR COMPENSATING OPTICAL PARAMETER USING FORWARD VOLTAGE OF LED AND METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus for compensating an optical parameter, and a display method thereof are disclosed, the display apparatus including a display, an optical source unit, a voltage detection unit which measures the forward voltage of an optical source, and a control unit which controls driving of the optical source unit using a forward voltage of the at least one optical source. Accordingly, the variation of optical parameter is accurately compensated, and the cost for fabricating a temperature sensor and the time for measuring the temperature are reduced.06-04-2009
20120139974Image Display Device And Image Display Method - A display position information acquisition section of an image display device outputs display position identification data for identifying a display position on the screen. An LED output value calculation section divides an input image into a plurality of areas and obtains LED data which is data for emission luminances of LEDs in the areas. At this time, emission luminances of LEDs in a non-display area are set to 0 on the basis of the display position identification data. A display luminance calculation section obtains display luminances of the areas based upon the emission luminances. A partial display correction filter generation section generates a partial display correction filter having correction data for each pixel stored therein, based upon the display position identification data. An LCD data calculation section obtains liquid crystal data based upon the input image, the display luminances, and the correction data.06-07-2012
20120139968BRIGHTNESS CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY APPARATUS AND LIGHTING APPARATUS - A brightness control apparatus configured to perform brightness control for backlights formed by plural light-emitting elements for a display screen, including: a pulse control signal transmit unit configured to transmit a pulse control signal for performing driving control on the plural light-emitting elements based on a preset brightness control signal; a voltage control unit configured to control a voltage of the pulse control signal obtained by the pulse control signal transmit unit for each set of light-emitting elements of the same color so as to correct brightness variation in a regular state for the plural light-emitting elements; and a current control unit configured to control a current for each of the plural light-emitting elements based on a voltage value obtained by the voltage control unit so as to correct brightness variation due to temperature change or temporal change.06-07-2012
20120139966DISPLAY MEDIUM DRIVE DEVICE, COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A display medium drive device includes: a translucent display medium, a back substrate opposing the display substrate, a dispersant sealed between the display substrate and the back substrate, and plural types of particle groups with different colors and charge polarities that are dispersed in the dispersant so as to move in the inter-substrate space in response to an electric field; and a voltage application unit which, in a case of displaying a gradation of a color of a first particle group, applies a first voltage and which is a voltage equal to or greater than a threshold voltage needed to cause at least some of the first particle group to detach from the display substrate or the back substrate and thereafter applies a second voltage that has the same polarity as the first voltage and is lower than the threshold voltage.06-07-2012
20120139964DISPLAY PANEL MODULE AND MULTI-PANEL DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - A display panel module includes a display panel, a lens sheet, and an upper polarizing plate. The display panel includes a display region in which an image is displayed, and a non-display region in which the image is not displayed. The lens sheet faces a light emitting surface of the display panel and changes a path of a portion of light emitted from the display region of the display panel, to transmit the portion of the light onto the non-display region of the display panel. The upper polarizing plate faces a light exiting surface of the lens sheet, and transmits only light traveling parallel to a polarizing axis06-07-2012
20120139956EMISSIVE DISPLAY BLENDED WITH DIFFUSE REFLECTION - An apparatus providing a viewer with a blend of displayed and reflected content. The apparatus includes an emissive display device with a display screen operable providing digital content. The emissive display device includes a light source selectively articulating and transmitting light through the display screen at a particular illumination level to display digital content such as text and graphics. The apparatus includes a thematic overlay positioned over the display screen with a front surface configured to provide diffuse reflection of light striking the front surface from a viewer space such that the front surface appears substantially opaque to the viewer and the viewer cannot see the display screen when the light source is inactive or at low brightness. When the light source is in active mode, the displayed content is visible as emissive display content concurrently with the diffuse reflection content but the display screen remains hidden from view.06-07-2012
20100013869Display Device - A display device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, a printed circuit board connected to the display panel, and a first drive circuit and a second drive circuit mounted on the display panel or the printed circuit board, in which each of the first drive circuit and the second drive circuit includes a gray scale voltage generating circuit generating a gray scale voltage to be applied to a first electrode of the pixel based on a gray scale reference voltage and a reference gray scale voltage circuit generating the gray scale reference voltage, and each of the gray scale voltage generating circuit of the first drive circuit and the gray scale voltage generating circuit of the second drive circuit generates the gray scale voltage based on the gray scale reference voltage generated in the reference gray scale voltage circuit of the first drive circuit.01-21-2010
20090046112Liquid Crystal Panel Driving Device, Liquid Crystal Panel driving Method, Liquid Crystal Display Device - In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal panel driving device for AC-driving a liquid crystal panel with first and second polarities includes an output tone generating section for generating an output tone corresponding to an input tone. With respect to the same input tone, the output tone generating section generates a first output tone when driving the liquid crystal panel with a first polarity, and generates a second output tone when driving the liquid crystal panel with a second polarity. The first and second output tones are determined based on a characteristic of the input tone and the center of amplitude of a voltage to be outputted in response to the input tone in AC driving. This allows providing a liquid crystal panel driving device capable of easily performing Ω correction with respect to each liquid crystal panel.02-19-2009
20120069064DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF - Disclosed is a paper-like display device which has improved contrast and image quality and is capable of high-speed operation. A front substrate 03-22-2012
20120069063DISPLAY AND ILLUMINATION DEVICE - A display capable of improving both of display luminance and display quality in three-dimensional display, and an illumination device for such a display are provided. In three-dimensional display, in a light modulation element 03-22-2012
20120069062Driving Device, Driving Method, Image Display Device, Television Receiver, Display Monitor Device, Program And Record Medium - A driving device of a embodiment of the invention for driving a pixel array section includes a generation device (weighted average calculation section) for generating pixel values of driving signals of at least one color for pixels of the at least one color among driving signals of colors to be supplied sequentially to the pixel array section, the generation device being configured to generate the pixel values for each pixel of the at least one color on (i) a pixel value of the pixel in a current frame of the color of the pixel and (ii) a pixel value of the pixel in a previous of the same. This makes it possible to create a subframe appropriate in display position and luminance, thereby realizing an image display signal device, driving method, image display device, television receiver, and display monitor device, in which color breaking is effectively alleviated.03-22-2012
20120069061DRIVING DEVICE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - In a driving device and a display apparatus having the driving device, a converter converts input image data and outputs first and second sub-image data which have different values. A first compensator compensates the first sub-image data and outputs a first compensated image data, and a second compensator compensates the second sub-image data and outputs a second compensated image data. An output circuit controls output time of the first and second compensated image data. Accordingly, sub-image data for each sub-pixel may be exactly compensated by employing compensators to individually compensate for the sub-image data of each sub-pixel.03-22-2012
20120069060NOR-BASED GRAYSCALE FOR A DIGITAL DISPLAY - A digital display provides pulse-width-modulated pixel waveforms by applying a wired-NOR function to selected bits of stored image data. Image bits are selected according to a digital sequence and the wired-NOR function results in a trigger signal that may be used to switch the state of a pixel element. The pixel element may be a pixel state latch of a pixel driver circuit. The digital display may accept conventional 24-bit color video signals (one 8-bit gray-scale value for each pixel for each of the red, green, and blue primary colors), and convert this input signal to sequential color with PWM digital gray scale drive to each pixel.03-22-2012
20120069059Organic Light Emitting Diode Display Device and Low Power Driving Method Thereof - An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display and a low power driving method of the OLED display are provided. The OLED display comprises a display panel that comprises data lines, scan lines intersecting the data lines, and light emitting cells arranged in a matrix form, wherein the light emitting cells respectively comprise OLEDs, a DC-DC converter that is enabled in a normal mode to supply a first high potential power voltage to the display panel and is disabled in a low power mode, and a panel driver that drives the data lines and the scan lines of the display panel, disables the DC-DC converter in the low power mode, and supplies a second high potential power voltage to the display panel.03-22-2012
20120069058OFFSET CANCEL OUTPUT CIRCUIT OF SOURCE DRIVER FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - An offset cancel output circuit of source drivers for driving liquid crystal displays which is capable of appropriately cancelling out an offset voltage from an output amplifier to thereby prevent degradation in display quality. The offset cancel output circuit includes an operational amplifier with a non-inverted input port to which a reference voltage is applied, and an input capacitor and an output capacitor with each one end thereof connected to an inverted input port of the operational amplifier. The offset cancel output circuit further includes a switching element circuit which has a first field effect transistor connected between the inverted input port and an output port of the operational amplifier and controlled to turn on during a reset operation. During the reset operation and the normal output operation, a first potential equal to the reference voltage is applied to the substrate of the first field effect transistor.03-22-2012
20120069057LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL - A liquid crystal display device having a liquid crystal panel includes a common voltage generating section (03-22-2012
20090184985DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING DEVICE FOR DISPLAYING - A display driving circuit to supply a gray scale voltage corresponding to display data to a display panel, the display driving circuit including: a generation circuit to divide a reference voltage to generate a plurality of levels of the gray scale voltages; an interface circuit; a selection circuit to select the gray scale voltage corresponding to the display data from the plurality of levels of voltages; a first register to store a setting value that adjusts the amplitude of a gamma characteristic curve from outside via the interface circuit; and a second register to store a setting value that adjusts the gradient of the gamma characteristic curve from outside via the interface circuit; and a third register to store a setting value for micro adjusting the gamma characteristic curve from outside via the interface circuit; wherein the first, second and third registers are assigned different addresses.07-23-2009
20090184984DRIVE METHOD OF EL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A drive method of an EL display apparatus that includes a display screen in which pixels each of which includes an EL element are provided in a form of a matrix. The drive method includes: aggregating or processing by use of a histogram an image signal applied to the EL display apparatus, and controlling a current flowing in the display panel according to at least one of a result of the aggregating the image signal or a result of the processing by use of the histogram.07-23-2009
20090141050IMAGE SIGNAL CONVERTING APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - The controlling unit 06-04-2009
20090002406Data line drive circuit and method for driving data lines - A data line drive circuit includes a plurality of output circuits and a plurality of switch portions. The plurality of output circuits outputs voltages corresponding to grayscale voltages with respect to display data. The plurality of switch portions becomes an ON-state in response to a line output signal and connects the plurality of output circuits and a plurality of data lines, respectively. ON-resistance values of at least part of the plurality of switch portions vary in the ON-state.01-01-2009
20090015601Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof - Provided is an LCD device. The LCD device includes: an input unit, a backlight unit, a histogram analyzing unit, a data correcting unit, a liquid crystal panel driving unit, a duty ratio determining unit, and a lamp driving unit. The input unit inputs data corresponding to an image displayed on a liquid crystal panel, and the backlight unit includes a plurality of lamps. The histogram analyzing unit analyzes a histogram of data input from the input unit to generate a select signal according to a brightness state of the data. The data correcting unit corrects pixel data to be supplied to the liquid crystal panel using at least one of a plurality of gamma compensating characteristic curves. The liquid crystal panel driving unit drives the liquid crystal panel. The duty ratio determining unit generates a plurality of lamp-on signals. The lamp driving unit generates a lamp driving voltage corresponding to the lamp-on signal.01-15-2009
20090256866IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus including: a plurality of display elements; a drive circuit for driving the plurality of display elements, the drive circuit having a correction circuit for correcting, in response to a gradation, variations of luminance characteristics of the plurality of display elements, wherein the drive circuit outputs modulation signals such that a modulation signal for a first gradation and a modulation signal for a second gradation are of similar shape, and wherein the correction circuit corrects the first gradation using a value derived from a luminance characteristic of the display element that is measured by driving the display element with the modulation signal for the second gradation.10-15-2009
20120169794PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD OF DRIVING PIXEL CIRCUIT - A pixel circuit, display device, and method of driving a pixel circuit enabling source-follower output with no deterioration of luminance even with a change of the current-voltage characteristic of the light emitting element along with elapse, enabling a source-follower circuit of n-channel transistors, and able to use an n-channel transistor as an EL drive transistor while using current anode-cathode electrodes, wherein a source of a TFT 07-05-2012
20120169793METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DRIVING AN ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY - A method and system for driving an active matrix display is provided. The system includes a drive circuit for a pixel having a light emitting device. The drive circuit includes a drive transistor for driving the light emitting device. The system includes a mechanism for adjusting the gate voltage of the drive transistor.07-05-2012
20090015603Display device driving circuit of which power consumption is reduced, control method thereof, and display device using the same - A display device driving circuit includes: a grayscale signal output circuit, grayscale signal lines, a grayscale voltage output circuit, grayscale voltage lines, a digital-analog conversion circuit, a first to third switches. The grayscale signal output circuit outputs complementary signals as a digital grayscale signal. The grayscale signal lines receive the complementary signals. The grayscale voltage output circuit outputs analog grayscale voltages. The grayscale voltage lines receive the analog grayscale voltages. The digital-analog conversion circuit selects and outputs one of the analog grayscale voltages in response to the complementary signals. The first switch shuts off a first connection path between the grayscale signal output circuit and the digital-analog conversion circuit. The second switch shuts off a second connection path between the grayscale voltage output circuit and the digital-analog conversion circuit. The third switch connects a third connection path between one of a pair of the grayscale signal lines to the other. The pair transfers a pair of the complementary signals.01-15-2009
20090051708ACTIVE DISPLAY DEVICE AND MIXING TYPE PIXEL DRIVING METHOD IN ACTIVE DISPLAY DEVICE - A mixing type pixel driving method in an active display device includes generating a digital data for a selected pixel, first driving the selected pixel to be illuminated with a first illumination intensity, and second driving the selected pixel to be illuminated with a second illumination intensity in a second illumination interval. A relative ratio of the second illumination intensity to the first illumination intensity is changed according to the value of the digital data. The number of the converted bits by DAC is reduced. Therefore, the less bit DAC is adaptable for the mixing type pixel driving method and the layout area and the consumption current can be decreased.02-26-2009
20090051707Liquid Crystal Display Device Drive Method, Liquid Crystal Display Device, and Television Receiver - The method of driving a liquid crystal display in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention is a method of driving a liquid crystal display whereby a first liquid crystal panels produces a display from a first display signal and the second liquid crystal panel produces a display a second display signal derived from the first display signal, the first and second liquid crystal panels being stacked on top of each other. The luminance of the first liquid crystal panel is extended based on the luminance extension ratio obtained from the gray levels for dots contained in the first display signal and a logical maximum gray level of input image data. The luminance of the second liquid crystal panel which produces a display from the second display signal is lowered by the amount by which luminance is extended on the first liquid crystal panel. A liquid crystal display with high display quality is realized by restraining decrease in saturation which would otherwise become obtrusive when two liquid crystal panels are stacked.02-26-2009
20120169781FIELD EMISSION DISPLAY AND DRIVE METHOD FOR THE SAME - A field emission display includes a panel and a control unit. The panel has a number of pixel units. Each of the pixel units has at least one fluorescent layer. The control unit which electrically connects to the pixel units receives an objective image. The control unit further selects a part of the pixel units corresponding to the objective image, divides the part of the pixel units into a number of pixel unit groups, and scans the pixel unit groups to make the plurality of pixel unit groups sequentially work such that the panel displays the objective image.07-05-2012
20110221785BACKLIGHT UNIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - Provided are a backlight unit and a display apparatus including the backlight unit. The backlight unit includes light sources, light guide plates, and a bottom cover. The light sources emit light in a first direction. The light guide plates have first sides spaced a predetermined distance in the first direction from each other and facing each other. The light guide plates at least partially overlap each other. The light emitted from the light source is incident in the first direction to the first side and emitted in a second direction crossing the first direction. The bottom cover receives the light source and the light guide plate and includes a side border facing a second side of the light guide plate spaced apart from the first side of the light guide plate by an extension length of the light guide plate in the first direction.09-15-2011
20110221786LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING SAME - A liquid crystal display device of at least one embodiment of the present invention includes a TN-mode liquid crystal display panel which is constituted by pixels of three colors (red, green, and blue) and a color filter. A thickness of a liquid crystal layer (cell thickness) is determined on a basis of a retardation value of green light or red light, which has a larger wavelength than blue having shortest wavelength among the three colors. A display data switching circuit carries out gradation conversion of shifting input gradation values to lower gradation values with respect to image data supplied to pixels of blue. Thus, grayscale inversion is prevented. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention produces an effect of improving transmittance of pixels of colors having wavelengths other than the wavelength of blue.09-15-2011
20110221788LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND PICTURE DISPLAY SYSTEM - A liquid crystal display includes: a light source section including light emission subsections; a liquid crystal display panel modulating, based on an input picture signal, light emitted from each light emission subsection to display pictures through switching of picture streams from one to another in order; and a display control section including a divisional-drive processing section generating a light emission pattern signal for the light emission subsections and a divisional-drive picture signal based on the input picture signal. The display control section performs a light emission drive on the light emission subsection with use of the light emission pattern signal and performs a display drive on the liquid crystal display panel with use of the divisional-drive picture signal. The divisional-drive processing section determines a logical-OR picture of the picture streams, and generates the light emission pattern signal and the divisional-drive picture signal with use of the logical-OR picture.09-15-2011
20080309682SYSTEM AND METHOD OF BOOSTING LAMP LUMINANCE IN A LAPTOP COMPUTING DEVICE - An information handling system is disclosed and includes a display, a lamp back lighting the display, and a lamp control system coupled to the lamp. The lamp control system is configured to boost a maximum luminance of the lamp as the lamp ages.12-18-2008
20110141151DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING OPTICAL SENSORS - The present invention relates to a display device that has a plurality of optical sensors provided in a display panel and that can be operated by touching a screen with a finger or pen. A liquid crystal panel with built-in sensors (06-16-2011
20100156955METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A low-resolution image is displayed at high resolution and power consumption is reduced. Resolution is made higher by super-resolution processing. Then, display is performed with the luminance of a backlight controlled by local dimming after the super-resolution processing. By controlling the luminance of the backlight, power consumption can be reduced. Further, by performing the local dimming after the super-resolution processing, accurate display can be performed.06-24-2010
20090051714MOVING IMAGE PLAYBACK APPARATUS AND TONE CORRECTING APPARATUS - A filtering unit filters a moving image decoded by an image decoding unit to reduce noise component. A tone correcting unit corrects tone in accordance with setting of brightness set by a display control unit, utilizing tone characteristic of the moving image. The display control unit detects a signal from an operating unit, and controls brightness of a screen of the display unit. Further, the display control unit controls a switch such that an output of either the filtering unit or the tone correcting unit is input to the display unit.02-26-2009
20090051711Compact Flat Panel Color Calibration System - A compact flat panel color calibration system includes a lens prism optic able to pass a narrow, perpendicular, and uniform cone angle of incoming light to a spectrally non-selective photodetector. The calibration system also includes a microprocessor operable to determine the luminance of the display based upon the information gathered by the photodetector. A software module included in the calibration system is then operable to process the luminance information in order to adjust the flat panel display.02-26-2009
20090051710Display Method in an Active Matrix Display Device - The present invention relates to a method for displaying an image in an active matrix display device and more particularly in an active matrix OLED (Organic Light Emitting Display) display. The purpose of this invention is to increase the video dynamic range of each color component. The voltages applied to the OLED cells are based on reference voltages or currents. According to the invention, a different set of reference voltages is used for each colour component. To this end, the video frame is divided into at least three sub-frames and at least one colour component of the picture is addressed during each subframe with a set of reference voltages adapted to said color component.02-26-2009
20090079767Source driver, electro-optical device, and electronic instrument - A source driver supplies a grayscale voltage to a liquid crystal capacitor and a storage capacitor provided in parallel with the liquid crystal capacitor, a voltage that changes in synchronization with a polarity inversion timing being applied to one end of the storage capacitor. The source driver includes an offset value calculation section that calculates an offset value based on grayscale data corresponding to respective color components of one pixel, a grayscale data correction section that corrects the grayscale data using the offset value corresponding to the respective color components, and a source line driver section that drives a source line corresponding to the respective color components based on the grayscale data that has been corrected by the grayscale data correction section. The source line driver section drives the source line corresponding to the respective color components based on the grayscale data that has been corrected by the grayscale data correction section, and then drives the source lines corresponding to the respective color components based on the grayscale data before being corrected by the grayscale data correction section.03-26-2009
20110227963System for Displaying Images - A system for displaying images employing a pixel structure. The pixel structure includes a first sub-pixel, a second sub-pixel, a third sub-pixel, and a filling layer. Particularly, each sub-pixel includes a color filter layer, and an electroluminescent element corresponding to the color filter layer. The transmittances of the color filter layers of the first sub-pixel, the second sub-pixel, and third sub-pixel, for a radiance level used for curing the filling layer, are determined according to the following equation: transmittance of the color filter layer of the first sub-pixel>transmittance of the color filter layer of the second sub-pixel>transmittance of the color filter layer of the third sub-pixel. Further, the distance between the first and second sub-pixels is greater than that between the first and third sub-pixels.09-22-2011
20110227962DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD - A display apparatus includes: an acceptance unit that accepts a first input image and a second input image; a light control unit that outputs a display image; a plurality of light sources that irradiate the light control unit; a light emitting amount computation unit that computes a first light emitting amount based on a luminance of the first input image and computes a tentative light emitting amount based on a luminance of the second input image, on a basis of a comparison result between the first light emitting amount and the tentative light emitting amount, imposes a limit on a change range from the first light emitting amount to a second light emitting amount, and decide the second light emitting amount; and a light source control unit that controls each of the plurality of light sources based on the second light emitting amount.09-22-2011
20110227957Method of Dimming Backlight Assembly - A plurality of gray-scale values is extracted from image signals corresponding to a dimming area to calculate a mean value of the gray-scale values, and at least one of a variance, a standard deviation, a kurtosis, a skewness, a central moment, and an image moment is calculated using the mean value. Then, a representative gray-scale value corresponding to the dimming area is determined using the calculated values, and a dimming function for the light sources included in the dimming area is determined based on the representative gray-scale value. Then, the light sources included in the dimming area are driven based on the dimming function.09-22-2011
20110227954DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - The driving method of the plasma display device has a plurality of combination sets for display that includes a different number of combinations. The signal levels of a red image signal, a green image signal, and a blue image signal are compared with each other. For an image signal of a color that has a low signal level, a combination set for display is used where the number of combinations is smaller than that in the combination set for display used for an image signal of a color that has a high signal level.09-22-2011
20090201318MULTI-LEVEL STOCHASTIC DITHERING WITH NOISE MITIGATION VIA SEQUENTIAL TEMPLATE AVERAGING - Displays, and methods of displaying images with the displays, which have quantized display characteristics for each of the pixels are disclosed. The displays and methods relate to both spatially and temporally dithering images so that the effective resolution of the display is higher than the result of the native spatial and intensity resolutions of the display, defined by pixel size, pitch, and number of quantization levels of each of the pixels.08-13-2009
20110141164Display Device, Electronic Device and Method of Driving Display Device - The present invention provides a display device which can display characters clearly and display images smoothly. An area gray scale method is adopted and a configuration of one pixel is changed depending on a mode, by selecting one or more display regions in each pixel. When characters are needed to be displayed clearly, one pixel is configured by selecting a stripe arrangement. Thus, clear display can be conducted. When images are needed to be displayed, one pixel is configured by selecting an indented state. Thus, smooth display can be conducted.06-16-2011
20110141165DISPLAY PANEL DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display panel device includes: a luminescence element; a capacitor including first and second capacitor electrodes; a driver having a gate connected to the first capacitor electrode for allowing a drain current to flow through the luminescence element and a source connected to the second capacitor electrode; a first switch switchably interconnecting a data line and the first capacitor electrode for supplying a signal voltage to the capacitor; a second switch switchably interconnecting the drain of the driver and a power line; and a controller. The controller is configured to: turn ON the first switch while the second switch is ON to supply the signal voltage to the capacitor and flow a current between the source of the driver and the second capacitor electrode; and, after predetermined time period, turn OFF the second switch to cause non-conduction between the power line and the drain of the driver.06-16-2011
20110141161ADJUSTING MECHANISM FOR A VEHICLE - An adjusting mechanism for a vehicle with an adjusting device that serves for adjusting a desired operating parameter and can assume adjusting positions between a minimum value and a maximum value, and with a display area for displaying the currently adjusted position. Each region of the display area can assume a first and at least a second display state. The two display states can be distinguished by different, respectively active light emissions that lie in the visible range. The relative surface area of a first segment of the display area that coherently assumes the first display state and the relative surface area of a second segment of the display area that coherently assumes the second display state are defined by the currently adjusted position of the adjusting mechanism.06-16-2011
20110141160COMPENSATION TECHNIQUE FOR LUMINANCE DEGRADATION IN ELECTRO-LUMINANCE DEVICES - A method and system for compensation for luminance degradation in electro-luminance devices is provided. The system includes a pixel circuit having a light emitting device, a storage capacitor, a plurality of transistors, and control signal lines to operate the pixel circuit. The storage capacitor is connected or disconnected to the transistor and a signal line(s) when programming and driving the pixel circuit.06-16-2011
20110141159IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, ITS DRIVING METHOD AND APPARATUS DRIVING PROGRAM - An image display apparatus includes: a display panel in which every pixel is configured to have at least four sub-pixels provided for respectively at least four color components different from each other and each of the sub-pixels is driven to exhibit a luminance according to the color component for the sub-pixel; a processing circuit configured to receive input information provided for the display panel to serve as information on a color prescribed by a table color system determined in advance and configured to output the four or more color components based on the information; and a color measurement unit configured to measure the color of light coming from an environment surrounding the display panel.06-16-2011
20110141158BACK LIGHT UNIT AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING THE SAME - A back light unit is disclosed, of which thinness is easily provided. The back light unit comprises at least one light source substrate having one surface provided with at least one light source and the other surface provided with a connector to which a driving power source for driving the light source is input; a bottom cover receiving the light source substrate therein, wherein the bottom cover includes at least one opening, so that the connector is projected to the outside of the bottom cover, the opening passing through a rear surface of the bottom cover.06-16-2011
20110141157ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND PROJECTION DISPLAY DEVICE - An electro-optical device includes an element substrate having a temperature detection conductive film formed by doping with an impurity in the same semiconductor layer as a semiconductor layer of transistor; and a driving portion for supplying a driving signal, wherein the driving portion includes a data conversion portion for converting image data and generating, as the driving signal, a digital driving signal made of an ON-voltage in which the brightness of the pixel is saturated and an OFF-voltage in which the pixel becomes a light-off state in each of a plurality of subfields in which a field period is divided on a time axis, and the data conversion portion performs a correction corresponding to a change in resistance in the temperature detection conductive film when generating the digital driving signal.06-16-2011
20110141154LOCAL DIMMING DRIVING METHOD AND DEVICE OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed herein is a local dimming driving method and device of an LCD device, which is capable of minimizing luminance deviation at the same gray scale due to a dimming difference between blocks. The local dimming driving method of the LCD device includes analyzing input image data in units of blocks and determining a local dimming value per block, performing spatial filtering with respect to the local dimming value per block, repeating spatial filtering by a predetermined repeat count, and controlling luminance of a backlight unit on a block-by-block basis using the local dimming value per block controlled by spatial filtering.06-16-2011
20110141153LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal panel that displays images using a plurality of pixels each including red, green and blue sub-pixels; a gate driving portion that supplies a gate signal to the liquid crystal panel; a data driving portion that supplies a data signal to the liquid crystal panel; and a timing control portion that compares difference of gray level between image signals corresponding to the red, green and blue sub-pixels with a first threshold value and compares difference of gray level between the image signals corresponding to the red, green and blue sub-pixels of neighboring pixels of the plurality of pixels in order to judge type of the image signals, and drives the data driving portion in different methods according to the type of the image signals.06-16-2011
20110141152DRIVING SYSTEM FOR BACKLIGHT UNIT, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A driving system for a backlight unit includes: a system unit outputting first and second dimming signals for driving the backlight unit; and an inverter unit driving the backlight unit with a 2-block scanning method using the first and second dimming signals received directly from the system unit.06-16-2011
20110141150DISPLAY SCREENS HAVING OPTICAL FLUORESCENT MATERIALS - Fluorescent screens and display systems and devices based on such screens using at least one excitation optical beam to excite one or more fluorescent materials on a screen which emit light to form images. The fluorescent materials may include phosphor materials and non-phosphor materials such as quantum dots. A screen may include a multi-layer dichroic layer.06-16-2011
20110141149DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR CORRECTING UNEVEN LIGHT EMISSION AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - A display device is provided that includes: an unevenness correction information storage unit that stores unevenness correction information used to correct uneven light emission of the display unit; and an unevenness correction unit that corrects uneven light emission of the display unit by reading out the unevenness correction information from the unevenness correction information storage unit and by performing signal processing on the video signal having a linear characteristic. The unevenness correction unit corrects the uneven light emission of the display unit by combining a first correction that is applied in a horizontal direction or a vertical direction of the display unit, and a second correction that is applied to a section of the display unit in which uneven light emission is occurring.06-16-2011
20130215158ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device includes a display portion, a data line driving circuit, a first retention capacitor that retains the potential of the data line, a driving control circuit, and a display control circuit that supplies brightness information to the driving control circuit and also supplies an image signal to the data line driving circuit. The data line driving circuit includes a potential control line to which a potential control signal is supplied, a third retention capacitor one end of which is connected with the data line and the other one of which is supplied with a potential based on the image signal, and a first transistor that is electrically connected between the other end of the third retention capacitor and the potential control line. The driving control circuit controls the potential of the potential control signal based on the brightness information.08-22-2013
20090085937Shared Buffer Display Panel Drive Methods and Systems - Methods of driving source lines and/or circuits/systems for driving source lines are provided. Source lines of a display device are driven by comparing first data for driving a first buffer associated with a first source line of the display device and second data for driving a second buffer associated with a second source line of the display device and selectively disabling the second buffer and driving the second source line of the display device with the first buffer based on the comparison of the first and second data.04-02-2009
20090195565LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE CONTROLLING METHOD, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A first gray scale area, and a second gray scale area are set for the liquid crystal display device of the invention. Both of the gray scale areas contain a plurality of gray scale values, and gray scale values in the second gray scale area are larger than those in the first gray scale area. When the image data belong to the first gray scale value, the image data is corrected such the lightness is increased. When the image data belong to the second gray scale area, the image data is not corrected, or corrected with a smaller correction amount.08-06-2009
20090096816DATA DRIVER, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - A data driver includes a D/A conversion circuit that receives grayscale data and outputs a first grayscale voltage and a second grayscale voltage corresponding to the grayscale data by time division in each of first to Nth sampling periods, and first to Nth data line driver circuits that share the D/A conversion circuit. Each of the first to Nth data line driver circuits includes a grayscale generation amplifier that samples the first grayscale voltage and the second grayscale voltage output from the D/A conversion circuit in a corresponding sampling period among the first to Nth sampling periods, and generates a grayscale voltage between the first grayscale voltage and the second grayscale voltage.04-16-2009
20090096818DATA DRIVER, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - A data driver includes a D/A conversion circuit, a switch circuit, and a data line driver circuit. The switch circuit includes a first switch element provided between a first voltage output node of the D/A conversion circuit and a first input node of a grayscale generation amplifier, a second switch element that is provided between a second voltage output node of the D/A conversion circuit and the first input node and is exclusively turned ON/OFF with respect to the first switch element, a third switch element provided between the first voltage output node and a second input node, and a fourth switch element that is provided between the second voltage output node and the second input node and is exclusively turned ON/OFF with respect to the third switch element.04-16-2009
20090096815IMAGE SIGNAL PROCESSING DEVICE AND COLOR CONVERSION PROCESSING METHOD - A color conversion processing execution portion 04-16-2009
20090102864DRIVING METHOD FOR COLOR SEQUENTIAL DISPLAY - A driving method for color sequential display, for displaying a frame during a frame period, is provided. The frame period includes a plurality of sub-frame periods, and a compensation period is included between adjacent sub-frame periods. The driving method includes the following steps. During a plurality of sub-frame periods, a first color light, a second color light, and a third color light are used respectively as a light source of the color sequential display. A fourth color light is used as the light source of the color sequential display during a plurality of compensation periods.04-23-2009
20110227968DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes a light control unit that changes the light transmittance or the reflectance with respect to each pixel; a plurality of light sources that irradiates light to the light control unit; a light-emission distribution calculating unit that calculates a light emission distribution when the light sources illuminate with respective set light emission intensities based on light-emission pattern data of the respective light sources that are preliminarily stored; a brightness comparing unit that compares the brightness in the light emission distribution calculated by the light-emission distribution calculating unit and the brightness of an image of a display object; and an adjustment-amount determining unit that determines an adjustment amount of the light emission intensity of each light source based on a comparison result by the brightness comparing unit.09-22-2011
20110227967DISPLAY DEVICE, CONTROLLING METHOD FOR THE DISPLAY DEVICE AND STANDING APPARATUS - In order to the number where the display devices are used and to improve the convenience of use, there is provided a display device comprising: a display part emitting an image; and a standing apparatus supporting the display part, wherein a surface light source is provided in the standing apparatus.09-22-2011
20110227966DISPLAY DEVICE, BRIGHTNESS ADJUSTMENT DEVICE, METHOD OF ADJUSTING BRIGHTNESS, AND PROGRAM - Provided is a display device including a setting condition acquisition unit for obtaining various conditions for adjusting a gain of a video-signal, a current-brightness table calculation unit that calculates a table representing a relationship between an average brightness and a gain of a video-signal, and that calculates the table capable of setting a peak-brightness and power consumption of the video-signal independently, based on the various conditions acquired by the setting condition acquisition unit, a video-average brightness conversion block that calculates average-brightness of the video-signal input for each frame, a current-brightness control table that calculates a gain of the video-signal from the table based on the average-brightness calculated above, a video gain block that adjusts the video-signal using the gain calculated above, and a display panel that includes a plurality of pixels that emit light in response to a video-signal and displays a video based on the video-signal adjusted above.09-22-2011
20110227960FIELD EMISSION TYPE SURFACE LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS EMPLOYING THE SAME - A field emission type surface light source device and an image display apparatus employing the same. The field emission type surface light source device includes a first substrate and a second substrate that are disposed to face each other; a sealing member that seals the first substrate and the second substrate; first electrodes and second electrodes that are disposed on the first substrate such that the first electrodes cross the second electrodes in an insulated state; electron emitters that are electrically connected to one of the first electrodes and the second electrodes; a phosphor layer that is disposed on one surface of the second substrate; a third electrode that is disposed on one surface of the phosphor layer; and a first terminal and a second terminal that are electrically connected the first electrodes and the second electrodes, respectively, and are disposed on a same side of the first substrate outside of a region sealed by the sealing member.09-22-2011
20110227958FLAT PANEL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF COMPENSATING FOR DARK SPOTS THEREOF - A flat panel display apparatus capable of preventing a reduction in yield due to dark spots thereof, and a method of compensating for the dark spots are disclosed. The apparatus includes: a display unit including a plurality of pixels, each pixel including a subpixel of a first color, a subpixel of a second color and a subpixel of third color, where the first color, the second color and the third color are different from each other; an image signal input unit; a dark spot detection unit configured to detect a color and location of a dark spot subpixel that comprises a dark spot; a neighboring subpixel detection unit configured to identify location of one or more neighboring same color subpixels that are adjacent to the dark spot subpixel and having the same color as the dark spot subpixel; a luminance detection unit configured to detect a luminance of the one or more neighboring same color subpixels; and a control unit configured to coordinate increasing the luminance of all or a subset of the one or more neighboring same color subpixels.09-22-2011
20110227955KICKBACK COMPENSATION TECHNIQUES - A technique for reducing the kickback voltage error between two or more common voltage signal lines in a display device is provided. The kickback voltage error may be caused by driving a first and second common voltage at different levels. In one embodiment, a common voltage offset may be applied to the second common voltage such that the magnitude of the voltage kickback error is approximately equalized at the maximum and minimum pixel voltages for pixels coupled to the second common voltage. A data voltage offset, which may be determined based upon gray level data, may be applied to the data voltage supplied to the pixels coupled to the second common voltage. The foregoing technique may compensate for the kickback voltage error between the first and second common voltage lines, thereby reducing visual artifacts and improving color accuracy of the display.09-22-2011
20110227953Gray Scale Data Bit Allocation Processing Method Within a Light-Emitting Diode Driving Integrated Circuit Device - The present invention provides a gray scale data bit allocation processing method within a light-emitting diode driving integrated circuit device, and includes the following steps: 1. Dividing original gray scale data into high-bit data and low-bit data within a light-emitting diode driving integrated circuit device; 2. Converting the low-bit data into multi-bit stack data having fewer bits; 3. Adding the high-bit data to the stack data to form display data; 4. Converting each of the original gray scale data into multiple display data having less quantity of data; 5. Displaying a picture using the display data with a higher refresh rate. Accordingly, the present invention is provided with the effectiveness to use less quantity of data to achieve more gray, as well as improving the picture refresh rate of the high-bit portions.09-22-2011
20090231365LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DRIVING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD - The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display driving device and driving method. The driving device comprises a liquid crystal display screen, a gate driver, a data driver and a timing controller. The timing controller is connected with the gate driver, the data driver and the timing controller, and is used for generating a grey level data signal and an internal logic synchronization signal in accordance with an input signal, and generating a gate scanning control signal, a data input control signal and a backlight source control signal in accordance with the internal logic synchronization signal and timing of data transmission channels, such that the backlight source is turned-off between the end time of the gate scanning control signal of the last line of the present frame and the start time of the gate scanning control signal of the first line of the next frame. The present invention controls the backlight source to be turned-off between two frames so as to make the liquid crystal display screen generate periodic black pictures, thereby the blur of the motion image due to the persistence of vision is effectively improved, and the picture quality is improved. Meanwhile, the power consumption of the backlight source is reduced, since the backlight source is turned-off between two frames.09-17-2009
20120032989DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - A display controlling method is provided. The display controlling method includes following steps. A plurality of display data of a frame is received. The display data is analyzed to obtain a plurality of grayscale distributions corresponding to the display regions. According to the grayscale distributions, a backlight controlling signal for adjusting a brightness of each of the light emitting groups is generated. According to the backlight controlling signal, a plurality of interferences corresponding to the display data is obtained. According to the interferences, grayscales of the display data are correspondingly adjusted. Therefore, the optical interference of each of the pixels from the light emitting groups not corresponding to the pixels can be eliminated.02-09-2012
20090135210VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD - There are provided a video processing apparatus and a video processing method. The video processing apparatus includes: a video processing part which performs video processing to display a video on a display module which includes a plurality of light emitting devices corresponding to basic colors; and a controller which adjusts the luminous intensity of the light emitting devices on the basis of luminance change between an arbitrary pixel and a pixel adjacent to the arbitrary pixel so that a difference between light-remaining times of the light emitting devices is not larger than a predetermined value.05-28-2009
20110221796COLOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND COLOR DISPLAY METHOD - The color display device includes a colored light generation unit for repetitively generating a plurality of colored lights in a time sequence with a predetermined frequency, and an image generation unit for processing said plurality of colored lights, so as to generate an image corresponding to each of the plurality of colored lights generated in a time sequence. The said predetermined frequency is 180 Hz or more.09-15-2011
20110221794Electrophoresis display device and driving method thereof - Provided are an electrophoresis display device and a driving method thereof. The electrophoresis display device includes a display unit and a frame buffer-free display controller. The frame buffer-free display controller is configured to generate a plurality of derived frames in real-time based on a frame and a plurality of reference values displayed by the display unit.09-15-2011
20110221792LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE, METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE - A liquid crystal device includes: a pixel for outputting a specified color light, which is provided with liquid crystals and an electrode for driving the liquid crystals and outputs light of the specified color; a pixel for controlling luminance and color purity, which outputs a control light for controlling the luminance and the color purity of the output light of the specified color; and a driving unit driving the pixel for outputting a specified color light, and the pixel for controlling luminance and color purity based on brightness information that indicates the brightness of an external environmental light.09-15-2011
20110221784TEST DEVICE FOR DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF TESTING THE SAME - A test device for a display panel and a method of testing the same are provided. The test device for a display panel includes a luminance measurement unit that measures a luminance value of a display panel including a plurality of pixels, and a controller that determines a voltage value of a data signal corresponding to a target luminance value, receives a measured luminance value of a pixel to which the data signal is supplied from the luminance measurement unit from among the plurality of pixels, compares the measured luminance value and the target luminance value, and outputs a control signal that changes a first power source voltage value supplied from a power source voltage supply unit to the pixel until the measured luminance value does not coincide with the target luminance value.09-15-2011
20090201317DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention reduces moving image blurring while suppressing the lowering of brightness, lowering of contrast and the increase of electricity necessary for light emission. A display device includes a first gradation voltage generation circuit which generates a first gradation voltage based on gradations of display data amounting to 1 screen displayed during 1 frame period, and a second gradation voltage generation circuit which generates a second gradation voltage based on the gradations of display data amounting of 1 screen displayed in 1 frame period, wherein the gradations of the respective pixels on the display data are displayed by performing a display based on the first gradation voltage and a display based on the second gradation voltage during 1 frame period. The first gradation voltage generation circuit and the second gradation voltage generation circuit respectively include a resistance voltage dividing circuit which is formed by connecting a plurality of resistances in series. In a region of the resistance voltage driving circuit of the first gradation voltage generation circuit where a plurality of resistances having a substantially fixed resistance value are continuously formed, a resistance of the resistance voltage dividing circuit of the second gradation voltage generation circuit is changed from a value lower than the resistance value of the resistance voltage dividing circuit of the first gradation voltage generation circuit to a value higher than the resistance value of the resistance voltage dividing circuit of the first gradation voltage generation circuit.08-13-2009
20120081415ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An array substrate is provided comprising a base substrate; an array of pixel electrodes formed on the base substrate; a plurality of gate lines, each of which is formed corresponding to each row of pixel electrodes; a plurality of data lines, each of which is formed corresponding to each odd number column of pixel electrodes and the next adjacent even number column of pixel electrodes; a plurality of first switching devices, each of which is connected with each odd-number-column pixel electrode, and the data lines charging the corresponding odd-number-column pixel electrodes via the corresponding first switching devices under driving control in corresponding time sequence; a plurality of second switching devices, each of which is connected with each even-number-column pixel electrode, and the data lines charging the corresponding even-number-column pixel electrodes via the corresponding second switching devices under driving control in corresponding time sequence.04-05-2012
20090195567COLOR CALIBRATING METHOD, COLOR CALIBRATING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A color calibrating method includes receiving a color signal wherein the color signal is associated with a set of minimum brightness voltages and a set of maximum brightness voltages, analyzing a distribution of the set of the minimum brightness voltages and a voltage distribution of the set of the maximum brightness voltages to obtain a first distribution curve and a second distribution curve, and adjusting a maximum value of the first distribution curve to a first target value and adjusting a maximum value of the second distribution curve to a second target value.08-06-2009
20090231364DISPLAY SYSTEM CAPABLE OF AUTO-REGULATING BRIGHTNESS AND BRIGHTNESS AUTO-REGULATING METHOD THEREOF - A display system includes a display panel, an imaging unit, an auto-focusing controller, a calculating unit, a memory unit and a regulating unit. The imaging unit is configured for capturing images. The auto-focusing controller is configured for determining parameters of the imaging unit suitable for the current ambient light condition by processing the captured images. The calculating unit is configured for calculating a brightness value of the current ambient light condition, using the determined parameters. The memory unit is configured for storing an array comprising a collection of brightness values associated with a collection of driving voltage values respectively. The regulating unit is configured for retrieving a driving voltage value in an array associated with the calculated brightness value, and adjusting the display panel using the retrieved voltage value.09-17-2009
20090244103Method for driving a pixel by generating an over-drive grey level and driver thereof - A method for generating an over-drive grey level for driving a pixel includes providing a corresponding over-drive function according to an original grey level for the pixel in the previous frame, and generating the over-drive grey level according to the corresponding over-drive function and the original grey level for the pixel in the current frame.10-01-2009
20090102865METHOD FOR DRIVING PIXEL - A method for driving a pixel is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of determining a first predetermined gray-level and a second predetermined gray-level which are corresponding to a target gray-level according to the target gray-level of the pixel, wherein an equivalent gray-level of sum of the first predetermined gray-level and the second predetermined gray-level is equal to the target gray-level, thereafter, generating a first driving voltage and a second driving voltage according to the first predetermined gray-level and the second predetermined gray-level for respectively driving a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel within the pixel during a frame period. The first driving voltage is greater than the second driving voltage when the equivalent gray-level is small than a first setting gray-level; the first driving voltage is small than the second driving voltage when the equivalent gray-level is greater than the first setting gray-level.04-23-2009
20090102866LIGHTING CONTROL APPARATUS USING DIGITAL SIGMA-DELTA MODULATION - There is provided a lighting control apparatus using digital sigma-delta modulation, the apparatus including: a control part supplying a brightness control signal; a sigma-delta modulation part generating a carry signal according to the brightness control signal of the control part and a predetermined threshold signal by using a sigma-delta modulation method; and a lighting driving part generating a driving current according to the carry signal of the sigma-delta modulation part and supplying the generated driving current to a lighting part.04-23-2009
20090213147SINGLE VIEW DISPLAY - A single view display of reduced power consumption is provided. The display comprises a display device for displaying the single view and an optical system for concentrating light modulated by the single view into a reduced angular range. A viewer direction determining system determines the direction of a viewer relative to the display and controls the display device and the optical system so that the angular range includes the direction of the viewer.08-27-2009
20090213145DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING COLOR TONE OR HUE OF IMAGE - A display device includes an image data receiving unit receiving image data, a liquid crystal display unit displaying an image based on the image data received by the image data receiving unit, a light source supplying light to the liquid crystal display unit, an input unit inputting information showing a use environment at a time of viewing an image displayed on the liquid crystal display unit, a luminance value calculating unit calculating a value for adjusting a color tone or hue of the light source or the image based on the inputted information, and a color adjusting unit adjusting the color tone or hue of the light source or the image based on the calculated value.08-27-2009
20090213146Display device - Provided is a display device capable of improving image quality. The display device includes a display panel, a gate driver, a data driver and a gamma reference voltage generator. In the display panel, gate lines and data lines cross each other to define a plurality of liquid crystal cells. The gate driver supplies a scan signal to the gate lines sequentially. The data diver supplies a data voltage to the data lines. The gamma reference voltage generator selectively supplies a gamma reference voltage or a reference voltage of black gradation to the data driver in each horizontal period, according to a selection control signal input from the timing controller.08-27-2009
20090213148IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes a plurality of pixels, and feeders that commonly supply power to the plurality of pixels. In this image display device, each of the pixels has a light-emitting portion that emits light by a current supplied to the light-emitting portion, a driver that controls light emission of the light-emitting portion, and a switching portion electrically connected to the driver. The parasitic capacitance of the switching portion is determined with respect to each one pixel or one group of pixels according to the voltage drop of said feeder.08-27-2009
20120139961PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE PIXEL - A pixel may include: an OLED; a first transistor having a first electrode connected to a power line receiving a first power, the first power changes to an initial voltage, a reference voltage, and a high voltage, the first transistor controlling the amount of current supplied to the OLED; a second transistor connected between a data line and a second node and turned on when a scan signal is supplied to a scan line; a third transistor connected between a gate electrode and a second electrode of the first transistor and having a turn-on time partially overlapping the turn-on time of the second transistor; a fourth transistor, connected between the second node and the power line, and having a turn-on time not overlapping the turn-on time of the second transistor; and a storage capacitor connected between the gate electrode of the first transistor and the second node.06-07-2012
20090256865METHOD FOR GENERATING DATA FOR DRIVING A DISPLAY PANEL, DATA DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR PERFORMING THE SAME AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE DATA DRIVING CIRCUIT - A method for generating data for driving a display panel is provided in which first compensation data of (N+k) bits, corresponding to grayscale data of N bits, is generated, wherein values of N and k are natural numbers. A first gamma curve is applied to the first compensation data of (N+k) bits. Second compensation data of (N+k) bits, corresponding to the grayscale data of N bits, is generated. A second gamma curve is applied to the second compensation data of (N+k) bits. The first compensation data or the second compensation data are selectively output and converted into analog data signals. The analog data signals are output to a data line. Accordingly, the first compensation data and second compensation data includes a multidomain structure which improves display quality. A data driving circuit and a display device including the data driving circuit for performing the method are also provided.10-15-2009
20090219309METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION IN A DISPLAY - A method and system for reducing power consumption in a display includes driving a display comprising a plurality of display elements characterized by a display state. In a first mode of operation, the display state of substantially all the display elements is periodically re-set so as to display a first series of image frames. Upon changing to a second mode of operation, a second mode of operations comprises re-setting the display state of only a portion of the display elements so as to display a second series of image frames at a display element resolution which is less than said display element resolution used to display said first series of image frames.09-03-2009
20090244108METHOD AND APPARATUS TO DRIVE PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - Method and apparatus for driving a plasma display device to improve a gradation display during the plasma display device is driven at a relatively high frame frequency. The driving method includes separating a unit frame of an input image signal into first and second subfield groups; and deciding a gradation of each of the subfield groups to display the gradation in a first frame frequency when a minimum gradation level of the first or second subfield group is equal to or below a first reference level, and to display the gradation in a second frame frequency when the minimum gradation level exceeds the first reference level.10-01-2009
20090244102LCD, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND THEIR DRIVE METHOD - In one embodiment of the present invention, the liquid crystal display device of the invention performs an overshoot drive, including: an LCD having a liquid crystal panel for displaying video image; a frame memory installed outside of the LCD; and lookup table, the table with which third gray scale data most suitable for performing the overshoot drive to the LCD can be computed based on first gray scale data of a first frame and second gray scale data of a second frame, where the second frame is a frame right before the first frame and is stored in the frame memory in advance, wherein lookup table data is stored for each response speed characteristic of the LCD. Thus, without rewriting of lookup table data, the liquid crystal display device having the lookup table most suitable for performing the overshoot drive is realized while high display quality is maintained therein.10-01-2009
20090244111DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - A data processor receives sets of input image data having respective input grays and outputs sets of output image data having respective output grays. Each set of output image data corresponds to one of the plurality of sets of input image data and have more image data than each set of the input image data. A data driver supplies the pixels with data voltages corresponding to the output image data supplied from the data processor. A set of output grays corresponding to a set of input grays are selected from sets of grays, each set of grays giving an average front transmittance substantially equal to an average front transmittance of the set of input grays. The sets of output grays generate the closest average lateral gamma curve generated by the sets of grays relative to an average front gamma curve generated by the input grays.10-01-2009
20090244110DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus for displaying image information according to display data, including: display pixels, each having a light emitting element; and a drive circuit for making each of the light emitting elements emit a light having brightness according to the display data, wherein the drive circuit includes: a plurality of power source circuits each generating a first voltage used as a light emission drive voltage to be supplied to the display pixels to flow a drive current according to the display data to each of the light emitting elements, wherein the power source circuits generates voltages of different values, respectively, as the first voltage; and a selecting circuit for switching the plurality of power source circuits so that any one of the power source circuits is selected according to a display state set to the display pixels and for causing the selected power source circuit to generate the first voltage.10-01-2009
20090244109LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes an LCD panel, a scan driver, a timing controller and a data driver. The LCD panel includes first and second pixel rows. The timing controller determines a correction voltage index according to an absolute difference between an average of original pixel voltages corresponding to original pixel data of all pixels of the first pixel row, and an average of original pixel voltages corresponding to original pixel data of all pixels of the second pixel row, determines a correction voltage according to the correction voltage index, determines an adjusted pixel voltage in a target pixel according to an original pixel voltage of the target pixel in the second pixel row and the correction voltage, and outputs adjusted pixel data corresponding to the adjusted pixel voltage. The data driver outputs the adjusted pixel voltage to the target pixel according to the adjusted pixel data.10-01-2009
20090244105METHOD OF DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY - The present invention relates to a driving method of an electrophoretic display. The driving method of the electrophoretic display includes displaying a first gray at a first pixel and a second pixel, where a target gray of the first pixel is the first gray and a target gray of the second pixel is a second gray, and changing the second pixel from the first gray to the second gray.10-01-2009
20090244104METHOD FOR DRIVING LCD PANEL AND LCD USING THE SAME - A method for driving an LCD panel and an LCD using the same are provided. The method includes following steps. Firstly, a number of scan signals are provided sequentially, and an enabling time of the scan signals excluding the last scan signal is adjusted according to a compensation time, so as to unfix the enabling time of these scan signals. Next, the scan signals having the unfixed enabling time are sequentially provided to an LCD panel, so as to turn on a number of row pixels of the LCD panel one by one. Thereby, the entire brightness of the LCD can be uniformed by applying the method disclosed in the present invention.10-01-2009
20090122090Data line driving circuit, electro-optic device, and electronic apparatus - To adjust brightness of an electro-optic device for each pixel. A data line driving circuit includes a DAC for generating a gray-scale current according to gray-scale data representing gray-scales of pixels, and a DAC for generating a correction current for correcting the brightness of the pixels. The data line driving circuit generates a voltage according to a current obtained by adding the correction current generated in the DAC to the gray-scale current in the DAC and applies the generated voltage to each data line.05-14-2009
20090122089IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - An image display apparatus that displays an image on the basis of image signals of sub-pixels of first, second, and third color components forming a pixel includes a first light modulating unit that modulates light of the first color component on the basis of the image signal of the sub-pixel of the first color component, a second light modulating unit that modulates light of the second color component on the basis of the image signal of the sub-pixel of the second color component, and a third light modulating unit that modulates light of the third color component on the basis of the image signal of the sub-pixel of the third color component. The first to third light modulating units are provided such that display sub-pixels corresponding to the sub-pixels that use the lights modulated by the first to third light modulating units shift in a first direction that is a horizontal direction or a vertical direction of the image.05-14-2009
20090122088PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A plasma display device in which a single frame of an inputted video signal is divided into a plurality of subfields to display gray levels according to a combination of the subfields. The highest gray level among the gray levels of an image of a single frame is detected by using the inputted single frame of video signal. When the highest gray level is lower than a first gray level, a first number of subfields among the plurality of subfields are set with the same weight value. When the highest gray level is lower than a second gray level that is higher than the first gray level, a second number of subfields that is smaller than the first number, among the plurality of subfields, are set with the same weight value to display the gray levels of the single frame.05-14-2009
20090315918Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a display panel having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix thereon, each of the pixels including an electro-optical element, a writing transistor, a driving transistor, and a storage capacitor connected between the gate electrode and the source electrode of the driving transistor for storing an image signal written by the writing transistor, each of the pixels carrying out a mobility correction process for applying negative feedback to a potential difference between the gate and the source of the driving transistor with a correction amount determined from current flowing to the driving transistor; a temperature detection section configured to detect the temperature of the display panel; and a control section configured to control the period of the mobility correction process based on a result of the detection by the temperature detection section.12-24-2009
20090251496DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - This disclosure concerns a display device including: scanning lines; data lines; a drive transistor controlling a current through a light emitting element; a bias transistor connected between a gate of the drive transistor and a first signal line transmitting a negative bias lower than a potential of the second power supply; a Vt detection transistor setting a threshold voltage of the drive transistor; a capacitor applying a potential difference between gate-source of the drive transistor; a scanning transistor setting a potential of the data line to the second electrode; a scanning line driver; and a data line driver transmitting potential data to the pixel columns, wherein before setting the threshold voltage to the first electrode, the bias transistor connects the first signal line to the gate of the drive transistor and applies the negative bias to the gate of the drive transistor.10-08-2009
20110227956PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display device is capable of securing sufficient compensation period such that a threshold voltage of a driving transistor may be compensated. A pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode; a second transistor for controlling an amount of current supplied from a first power source to the organic light emitting diode; a first capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a gate electrode of the second transistor; a first transistor coupled between a second terminal of the first capacitor and a data line, and being configured to turn on when a scan signal is supplied to a scan line; and a third transistor coupled between a gate electrode and a second electrode of the second transistor and having a turning-on period that is not overlapped with that of the first transistor. The third transistor is configured to turn on for a longer time than the first transistor.09-22-2011
20100149224IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image processing apparatus has a light source luminance calculating unit which calculates the luminances of the light sources of the plurality of colors of a back light based on an input image, a light source maximum value detecting unit which detects a light source maximum value that is the largest value in the light source luminances of the plurality of colors, a light source luminance correcting unit which corrects the light source luminances to obtain corrected light source luminances so as to reduce the difference among the light source luminances of the plurality of colors if the light source maximum value is smaller than a threshold value, a gradation conversion function calculating unit which calculates a gradation conversion function applied to the input image corresponding to each of the plurality of colors, by using the corrected light source luminance, and a control unit which converts the input image by using the gradation conversion function and outputs the input image to a liquid crystal panel and generates the luminance control signal by using the corrected light source luminance and outputs the luminance control signal to the back light.06-17-2010
20120105509IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, CONTROL DEVICE FOR SAME, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - Disclosed is an image display device having improved image qualities, while reducing power consumption. A backlight unit (05-03-2012
20120105508BACKLIGHT DEVICE, IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS COMPRISING SAME, AND DRIVING METHOD - A backlight device according to the present invention includes a lamination of two light guide layers, namely, a first light guide layer (05-03-2012
20120105507LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVE METHOD FOR SAME - The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display device in which the light sources of a backlight unit are independently driven as a plurality of separate regions, and to a drive method for the same. In situations where there is a substantial variation in the brightness (luminance) of regions being displayed on the liquid crystal display device, the present invention can improve the visibility of boundaries due to differences in luminance in images displayed within the regions of the backlight unit emitting light at different levels of luminance as a result.05-03-2012
20120105506METHOD FOR DRIVING A DISPLAY - A method for driving a display is provided. According to the driving method, a display panel is divided into a plurality of bright regions and a plurality of dark regions, wherein the dark regions and the bright regions are alternately arranged so that the bright regions within the display panel are not adjacent to each other. Next, a full-color frame is divided into four sub-frames, wherein the sub-frames are matched with the four color-orders one by one. In this way, the display randomly displays the sub-frames in a frame period.05-03-2012
20120105505ADJUSTING A BRIGHTNESS LEVEL OF A SIDE EMITTING BACKLIGHT DISPLAY DEVICE - Embodiments of methods, systems, or apparatuses relating to adjusting a brightness level of at least one luminescent body disposed, at least in part, on a side emitting backlight display device are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, for example, one or more values representing a light spreading profile for a particular luminescent body may be accessed. A process, system, or apparatus may adjust a brightness of a particular luminescent body by adjusting one or more brightness values associated with that particular luminescent body based, at least in part, on the accessed values.05-03-2012
20120105504LIGHT SOURCE SYSTEM FOR A COLOR FLAT PANEL DISPLAY - A system for operating a color flat panel display (FPD) is provided that includes a color FPD, a light source, and a display processing device. The color FPD has an adjustable color depth and is configured to reflect ambient light. The light source transmits light through the bottom surface of the color FPD. The display processing device is coupled to the color FPD and decreases the color depth of the color FPD when the light source is activated and increases the color depth of the color FPD when the light source is turned off.05-03-2012
20120105503ILLUMINATION DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an illumination device includes a light guide plate and a plurality of light sources. The light guide plate includes a light emitting surface. The plurality of light sources whose light emission luminance can be controlled individually, the light sources being configured to supply light from an edge portion of the light guide plate into the light guide plate. A luminance distribution of light injected from the light sources into the light guide plate and emitted from the light emitting surface is obtained by a function such that relative intensity relative to a DC component in a spatial frequency region is less than or equal to a first threshold in a spatial frequency region having a value of one or more. Source-to-source distance of the light sources is optimized by the luminance distribution of the light.05-03-2012
20120105502IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - Provided is an image display device capable of dynamically controlling the D-V characteristics of a display panel while suppressing fluctuation in characteristic for each display panel. The display panel has a panel display portion including a red pixel, a green pixel, and a blue pixel. A storage unit stores V-L characteristic data measured in advance of RGB. A D-L calculation unit calculates D-L characteristic data of RGB based on the display setting values stored in a register. A D-V calculation unit calculates D-V characteristic data of RGB based on the V-L characteristic data stored in the storage unit and the D-L characteristic data calculated by the D-L calculation unit. A DAC generates a driving voltage corresponding to a video signal input from a timing controller based on the D-V characteristic data calculated by the D-V calculation unit and applies the driving voltage to each pixel.05-03-2012
20120105501IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes: a light-emitting element that emits light corresponding to an amount of current in an emission period; a storage capacitor to which a display potential is supplied to one end thereof before the emission period and which stores a voltage corresponding to the display potential; a driving transistor that adjusts an amount of current flowing in a drain electrode thereof in accordance with the voltage stored by the storage capacitor; a lighting control switch which is connected in series with the light-emitting element from the drain electrode of the driving transistor and which is turned on in the emission period; and a discharge switch that connects a node in a current path from the driving transistor to the light-emitting element, through which a current flows when the lighting control switch is turned on, to a wiring that supplies a discharge potential before the emission period.05-03-2012
20120105499LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT DISPLAY DEVICE - A light-emitting element display device includes: a gray level value luminance calculation unit that calculates the luminance to a gray level value from the setting values stored in a setting value storage unit; a voltage luminance storage unit that stores the measurement result of the luminance of a light-emitting element with respect to an applied voltage, a gray level value voltage information calculation unit that calculates the relationship between the gray level value and the voltage; and a DA converter unit that outputs a voltage corresponding to each gray level value. The DA converter unit includes a first ladder resistor unit and a second ladder resistor unit each including variable resistors, a third ladder resistor unit including a number of output terminals corresponding to the number of gray levels, and a gray level value voltage information register that stores the gray level value voltage information.05-03-2012
20120105495ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY - An organic light emitting display capable of displaying an image with uniform brightness is provided. The display includes a scan driver, a data driver, pixels, an initial power source line coupled to an initial power source, a bias power source line coupled to a bias power source, horizontal power lines, first switching elements, and second switching elements. Each of the pixels includes a driving transistor for controlling an amount of current that flows from a first power source. The bias power source has a different voltage from the initial power source. The first switching elements are coupled between the horizontal power source lines and the initial power source line. The second switching elements are coupled between the horizontal power source lines and the bias power source line. The second switching elements are configured to alternately turn on and off with the first switching elements.05-03-2012
20120105494LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD OF DRIVING A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel is disclosed. The LCD panel includes a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns, a first sub gate-line coupled to first row-pixels that are adjacent to a lower side of the first sub gate-line, a second sub gate-line coupled to second row-pixels that are adjacent to an upper side of the second sub gate-line, a plurality of gate-lines between the first sub gate-line and the second sub gate-line, a plurality of even data-lines coupled to first column-pixels that are adjacent to the even data-lines, and a plurality of odd data-lines coupled to second column-pixels that are adjacent to the odd data-lines. Here, each gate-line of the plurality of gate lines is coupled to first row-pixels that are adjacent to a lower side of the gate-line and second row-pixels that are adjacent to an upper side of the gate-line.05-03-2012
20120105493SHADING SIGNAL GENERATING CIRCUIT - A shading signal generating circuit includes an output port, a first switch, a second switch, a third switch, a first control unit, a second control unit, and a resistor. The output port is electrically connected to the first switch, the second switch, and the third switch. The first switch is electrically connected to a first voltage source and switched on according to a clock signal. The second switch is electrically connected to a second voltage source. The first control unit converts the clock signal to an inverse clock signal, thereby outputting a switch signal for switching on the second switch. The resistor is connected between a third voltage source and the third switch in series. The third switch controls the electric connection between the output port and the third voltage source. The second control unit switches on the third switch according to the inverse clock signal and the switch signal.05-03-2012
20120105492BACKLIGHT MODULE AND DRIVING CIRCUIT - A backlight module and a driving circuit are provided. The driving circuit includes a plurality of current sources and a current switching unit. The current sources provide a plurality of driving currents. The current switching unit is coupled between a plurality of light emitting element strings and the current sources for transmitting the driving currents to the light emitting element strings, and switching the driving currents received by the light emitting element strings by timing. Therefore, the brightness of the light emitting element strings can be equalized.05-03-2012
20120105491STRUCTURE FOR ADJUSTING BACKLIGHT bRIGHTNESS OF ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A structure for adjusting backlight brightness of an electronic apparatus includes an indicator cover with an optical window and a light detecting circuit board. The indicator cover with an optical window has a window disposed thereon. The light detecting circuit board is installed in the indicator cover with an optical window and disposed correspondingly to the window. In addition, the light detecting circuit board is electrically connected to the backlight module of the electronic apparatus and has a light detecting circuit disposed thereon. The light detecting circuit has a control unit, a light emitting unit, a driving unit, and a storage unit. The light emitting unit has a light emitting component inside the indicator cover and an ambient light detecting unit. Therefore, the control unit controls the light emitting component inside the indicator cover flickering, and a detecting signal is transmitted to the control unit and then compared to the stored parameter, thus adjusting backlight brightness according to the stored parameter by the control unit when the light emitting component inside the indicator cover is not lighted and then the ambient light detecting unit receives external ambient light through the window.05-03-2012
20120105490SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A DISPLAY OF A MOBILE DEVICE - A method and system are provided for controlling the display of an mobile device by: capturing an image using a camera device of the mobile device, the camera device being directed in a same direction as a display of the mobile device, the image comprising one or more subjects (e.g. users or other humans seen in the image); determining a point of regard in the image for at least one of the one or more subjects, the point of regard being indicative of an area on the display at which a gaze of the corresponding subject is directed; determining, based on the point of regard, an instruction for controlling the display; and controlling the display according to the instruction, wherein controlling the display includes reducing visibility of at least one portion of what is displayed on the display.05-03-2012
20120194574Liquid Crystal Display Device With Influences of Offset Voltages Reduced - A semiconductor integrated circuit including a first register which latches display data, a second register which latches the display data of the first register in accordance with a first clock, a gray scale voltage generator which outputs a plurality of gray scale voltages, a decoder which selects a gray scale voltage in accordance with the display data of the second register from the plurality of gray scale voltages, and an amplifier including a first transistor and a second transistor. A first terminal of the first transistor and a first terminal of the second transistor are connected to a first voltage line, and the gray scale voltage outputted from the decoder is supplied to one of input terminals of the first transistor and the second transistor in accordance with a control signal. A phase of the control signal is reversed at intervals of two horizontal scanning lines.08-02-2012
20120194570CONTROL DEVICE, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD FOR ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A control device for a display unit that includes pixels each having display elements is disclosed. The control device comprising a control unit counting sections where pixels with different gradations are placed next to each other in a predetermined region among an image to be displayed on the display unit. The control unit outputs an instruction to execute a refresh drive in the predetermined region when an integrated value of the sections exceeds a predetermined value.08-02-2012
20120194568Method for Driving Liquid Crystal Display Device - A method of driving a light source unit of a liquid crystal display panel according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes the steps of calculating average and maximum values of image signals applied to the liquid crystal panel; calculating a representative value of the image signals using the average and maximum values; determining the luminance of the light source unit according to the representative value and driving the light source unit accordingly. The representative value may be calculated from L08-02-2012
20100177128LIQUID-CRYSTAL-DRIVING IMAGE PROCESSING CIRCUIT, LIQUID-CRYSTAL-DRIVING IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - In a liquid-crystal-driving image processing circuit that encodes and decodes image data to reduce the frame memory size, the present invention has the object of providing a liquid-crystal-driving image processing circuit capable of correcting image data accurately and applying appropriately corrected voltages to the liquid crystal without being affected by encoding or decoding errors, even when moving images are input.07-15-2010
20100156944Circuitry and method for reducing power consumption in gamma correction circuitry - Gamma curve correction circuitry includes first (06-24-2010
20100156962METHOD FOR MAINTAINING THE WHITE COLOUR POINT IN A FIELD-SEQUENTIAL LCD OVER TIME - A field sequential liquid crystal display maintains its white colour point through compensation values to at least one colour light emitting diode that illuminates the display. The compensation values may be impedances to control the current or pulsing of the current source according to a pulse width modulation technique. A degradation curve may be used to calculate extrapolate the theoretical forward voltage of the light emitting diode. Additional complexity arises from the need for calculating uptime for multiple light emitting diodes of different colours. Brightness levels may also be factored in. Additional processing of a display element may be provided when a grey scale image is being generated.06-24-2010
20100156960METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GAMMA CORRECTION AND FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A method and apparatus for gamma correction and a flat panel display using the same. Weighted values corresponding to red, green and blue of an image signal are respectively evaluated to determine the dominant color in the image signal, and a Gamma correction based on the dominant color is then performed, thereby obtaining displaying quality similar with that obtained by independently performing red, green, or blue Gamma correction.06-24-2010
20100156957ORGANIC COMPOUND, ANTHRACENE DERIVATIVE, AND LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENTS, LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICES, ELECTRONIC DEVICES, AND LIGHTING DEVICES USING THE ANTHRACENE DERIVATIVE - To provide a novel anthracene derivative which exhibit blue to blue green light emission, provide a light-emitting element which emits blue to blue green light, provide a light-emitting element which emits blue to blue green light with a long lifetime, and provide a light-emitting element which emits blue to blue green light with high emission efficiency, an anthracene derivative represented by General Formula (G1) is provided. In addition, a light-emitting element which emits blue to blue green light can be obtained by using the anthracene derivatives represented by General Formula (G1). Further, a light-emitting element which emits blue to blue green light with high emission efficiency and/or high reliability can be obtained by using the anthracene derivatives represented by General Formula (G1).06-24-2010
20100156951METHOD FOR COMPENSATING DATA, DATA COMPENSATING APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE DATA COMPENSATING APPARATUS - A method for compensating data for a data compensating apparatus in a display apparatus includes converting image data of an n-th frame (where “n” is a natural number) into pre-compensation data of the n-th frame having a gray scale less than or equal to a gray scale of the image data of the n-th frame based on pre-compensation data of an (n−06-24-2010
20090315919Display device and method of driving the same - A display device and a method for driving the display device are provided. A pre-gain correction value that can emphasize a contour portion of an image is set by using luminance data detected from an input video signal. The pre-grain correction value is differently amplified in accordance with different light emitting materials that emit light of different colors red, green and blue. The contour portion is thus emphasized, and the contour can be stably emphasized regardless of different life-spans of different light emitting materials emitting lights of colors red, green and blue.12-24-2009
20110102474DISPLAY METHOD FOR COLOR SEQUENTIAL DISPLAY - A display method for a color sequential display is provided. The method includes the following steps. During a first frame period, a first color backlight is provided, and a plurality of scan lines is sequentially enabled according to a first scanning order. During a second frame period, a second color backlight is provided, and the scan lines are sequentially enabled according to a second scanning order. The first frame period and the second frame period are two neighboring frame periods, and the first scanning order and the second scanning order are reversed to each other.05-05-2011
20100149220PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE CIRCUIT AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - The total number of the scan electrodes is divided into a first scan electrode group and a second scan electrode group. The first scan electrode group drive section for driving the first scan electrode group produces a selection potential and a non-selection potential in the scan period, and supplies scan pulses based on the two potentials in the first half of the scan period. The complex switch section supplies the selection potential produced using the first scan electrode group drive section to the second scan electrode group drive section for driving the second scan electrode group in the latter half of the scan period. The second scan electrode group drive section supplies scan pulses based on the input selection potential.06-17-2010
20100149226ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPAY DEVICE - An organic electroluminescent display device includes a display panel that includes sub-pixels which include organic light emitting diodes, respectively, to display a frame image made by image data by every frame; a data drive IC that outputs data voltages to the sub-pixels, respectively, by every frame, wherein the data voltages correspond to the image data, respectively; a current detecting portion that detects a first panel current, and generates a first comparison value corresponding to the first panel current; a current estimating portion that estimates a second panel current from the image data of the frame and generates a second comparison value corresponding to the second panel current; and a brightness control portion that compares the first and second comparison values and adjusts a brightness of a frame image after the frame according to the comparison result.06-17-2010
20100149221DRIVE CURRENT OF LIGHT SOURCE BY COLOR SEQUENTIAL METHOD - The present invention relates to a drive circuit of light source by color sequential method for generating a full-color image based on sequential switching between red, green and blue illuminations. The drive circuit of light source by color sequential method includes a color-sequential control circuit and a plurality of radiating areas coupled to multiple light units. The color-sequential control circuit is connected to those radiating areas to control the operation thereof by the color sequential method.06-17-2010
20100177127LED DRIVING CIRCUIT, SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An LED driving circuit driving an LED array includes: n constant-current driving elements having a vertical structure, each of which is connected to each of LED strings in series and drives the LED string with a constant current; n constant-current control circuits controlling on voltages of the constant-current driving elements so that currents flowing to the LED strings become constant currents; a lowest-voltage detecting circuit to which terminal voltages of the constant-current driving elements on an LED string side are inputted, the lowest-voltage detecting circuit selecting a lowest voltage from among the terminal voltages and outputting a command signal based on difference between the lowest voltage and a predetermined set voltage; and a power-supply control circuit controlling a voltage applied to the LED array to a voltage lower than an initial set voltage based on the command signal.07-15-2010
20100177126DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE DRIVE METHOD - A display device is provided that includes a pixel that has a light emitting element that emits light in accordance with an amount of an electric current and a pixel circuits that controls, in accordance with a video signal, an electric current that is applied to the light emitting element, a scanning line that supplies to the pixel, in a specified scan cycle, a selection signal that selects the pixel that will emit light, a data line that supplies a video signal to the pixel, and a display portion in which drive transistors to which the video signal is supplied are arranged in the form of a matrix. The display device also includes a gamma conversion portion that converts the video signal such that it has a gamma characteristic, and a transistor control portion that controls current-voltage characteristics of the transistors such that the gamma characteristic of the signal that is converted by the gamma conversion portion becomes a linear characteristic when it is multiplied by the current-voltage characteristics of the transistors.07-15-2010
20100177123EDGE REPRODUCTION IN OPTICAL SCANNING DISPLAYS - When producing an image in an optical scanning device, such as an optical scanning device employing pulse width modulation, for example, edges are reproduced by illuminating, within a pixel through which an edge passes, an off-centered location towards the lighter illumination side of the edge. Such a technique reproduces an edge with reduced jagging and with accurate color as compared to conventional displays.07-15-2010
20100156954DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes: a plurality of pixel blocks, each pixel block of the plurality of pixel blocks including a first pixel electrode connected to a first switching element and a second pixel electrode connected to a second switching element; gate lines which extend along a first direction and include a first gate line connected to the first switching element and a second gate line connected to the second switching element; and data lines which extend along a second direction intersecting the first direction. A gate voltage is applied to the first gate line before the second gate line, and the first pixel electrode of each of the pixel blocks displays a same color.06-24-2010
20100156950COLOR FILTER SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - In a color filter substrate and a display apparatus having the color filter substrate, the color filter substrate includes a color filter part having at least two adjacent color filters having different colors that are repeatedly arranged in turn. An edge of the color filter part overlaps a light blocking layer pattern in a plan view, wherein no difference in a blocking amount occurs between red, green, and blue lights blocked by the light blocking layer pattern. As a result, deterioration in a display quality of the display apparatus, which is caused by the light blocking layer pattern blocking a light having a certain color, may be prevented.06-24-2010
20100156948TIMING CONTROLLER AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A timing controller for a display device includes a receiver, a first line memory, a serialization part, and first and second compensation parts. The receiver receives image data corresponding to unit pixels, and transmits the image data to the first line memory in a first order. The first line memory receives and stores the image data. The serialization part reads the image data in the first order from the first line memory and serially transmits the image data in a second order different from the first order. The first compensation part receives the image data in the second order and generates first compensation data of the image data, the first compensation data corresponding to a first gamma curve. The second compensation part receives the image data in the second order and generates second compensation data of the image data, the second compensation data corresponding to a second gamma curve.06-24-2010
20100156949LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes a timing controller and a liquid crystal panel. The timing controller sequentially receives first through third primitive image signals and sequentially outputs first through third corrected image signals. The liquid crystal panel displays an image based on the first through third corrected image signals. The timing controller generates a first converted image signal having a first gray level based on the first primitive image signal and stores the first converted image signal. The second primitive image signal has a second gray level and the timing controller generates a second converted image signal having a third gray level higher than the second gray level when the second gray level is lower than the first gray level. The timing controller generates the third corrected image signal using the second converted image signal and the third primitive image signal.06-24-2010
20100156943METHOD FOR DRIVING A MATRIX VIEWING DEVICE WITH AN ELECTRON SOURCE - A method for driving a matrix viewing device displaying grey levels comprising a source of electrons at the crossing of line and column electrodes, consisting of applying a line selection voltage (Vls) on the line electrode and a voltage corresponding to the grey level on the column electrode. The grey levels are distributed into two families (F06-24-2010
20100156946APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An apparatus and method for driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) device is disclosed. The apparatus for driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel for receiving a video signal and a clock signal, and displaying them, a backlight for emitting light on the LCD panel, a timing controller for controlling the LCD panel and the backlight, a signal generator which has the same frequency as that of a horizontal synchronous signal by modulating the clock signal, and generates a signal synchronized with the horizontal synchronous signal, and an inverter which receives a signal from the signal generator, allows a driving frequency of the light source to be the same as that of the horizontal synchronous signal, and allows the received signal to be synchronized with the horizontal synchronous signal.06-24-2010
20100156952LIGHTING DEVICE FOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A lighting device for a display device includes a light source and a light source control device arranged to control the light source. The light source control device is arranged to generate a pulse signal as a light source control signal Vcon to control the light source. The light source control signal Vcon includes pulses, which individually have different shapes.06-24-2010
20100156961LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A method of driving a liquid crystal display device includes multiplying a frame frequency of an inputted current frame to generate a multiplied odd-numbered frame and a multiplied even-numbered frame; determining whether said current frame is a still image frame or a dynamic image frame; detecting an edge area at which a motion blur occurs from the multiplied odd-numbered frame and the multiplied even-numbered frame; converting gray level values of pixels positioned at the detected edge area at the multiplied odd-numbered frame and the multiplied even-numbered frame; and continuously outputting the multiplied odd-numbered still image frame and the multiplied even-numbered still image frame or continuously outputting the multiplied odd-numbered dynamic image frame and the multiplied even-numbered dynamic image frame having the converted gray level values in accordance with the determined result. A liquid crystal display device is also disclosed.06-24-2010
20100156953THIN HOLLOW BACKLIGHTS WITH BENEFICIAL DESIGN CHARACTERISTICS - A backlight unit (06-24-2010
20100156959Lighting apparatus and method, display apparatus and method, and program - A lighting apparatus includes: a first light source having a predetermined chromaticity in a chromaticity diagram and an emission luminance which varies according to a current; a second light source configured in such a way that a line connecting the chromaticity of the first light source and that of the second light source passes a part of a black body curve, and having an emission luminance which varies according to a current; a light guide plate that outputs lights from the first and second light sources in a predetermined direction; and a light source drive section that fixes a current of one of the first and second light sources and variably controls a current of the other one of the first and second light source according to a target value of a chromaticity of a combined light of the lights output from the light guide plate.06-24-2010
20100156958METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MULTIPLE PRIMARY COLOR DISPLAY - Methods and systems for multiple primary color display are provided. Methods and systems of the present invention improve the spectrum efficiency of a color display system, and provide enhanced brightness and color gamut. In an embodiment, methods and systems of the present invention improve the brightness of a color display system employing a high pressure lamp by efficiently incorporating lights components of the lamp output that are outside the red, green, and blue spectrum in creating the color image.06-24-2010
20090051713Mobile terminal emitting light according to temperature and display control method thereof - A mobile terminal emitting light according to a temperature and a display control method thereof are provided. The mobile terminal includes a display part activated in response to a control signal, a temperature sensor part for measuring a temperature of the mobile terminal and outputting a voltage corresponding to the measured temperature value, and a central controller for outputting the control signal to activate the display part included in the mobile terminal when the voltage input from the temperature sensor part exceeds a predetermined reference value. Therefore, it is possible to improve the design of the mobile terminal.02-26-2009
20100182348Signal voltage generation circuit, display panel driving device, and display apparatus - A voltage selection unit selects, based on a grayscale value represented by e.g. 10-bit grayscale data D<9:0>, two voltages Vb07-22-2010
20100002019DIGITAL TO ANALOG CONVERTER, SOURCE DRIVER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A digital to analog converter includes a first decoder, a gamma reference voltage decoder unit and an active resistor string unit. The first decoder receives 201-07-2010
20100002017LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL DRIVING DEVICE, METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND IN-VEHICLE DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment of the present application, a liquid crystal panel drive device includes a signal processing section for determining an output gray scale in accordance with a gray scale transition from the gray scale which is forecasted to reach by a previous response to an input gray scale and can carry out overdrive with the output gray scale. At a temperature at which a rise gray scale transition may occur in absence of a response condition does not exist for single overdrive, the signal processing section determines, as an output gray scale, a gray scale lower than a maximum gray scale with respect to a particular gray scale transition out of a rise type gray scale transition. In such a way, a display quality (especially a moving image display quality) at a low temperature can be improved.01-07-2010
20100002018DISPLAY DEVICE DRIVING METHOD, DRIVING CIRCUIT, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - A method for driving a display device that outputs an image based on an image source. The method comprises the steps of (i) carrying out a first gradation converting process with respect to a first gradation level of an inputted video source signal; (ii) carrying out a smoothing process with respect to the inputted video source signal that has been subjected to the first gradation converting process; and (iii) carrying out a second gradation converting process with respect to a second gradation level of the inputted video source signal that has been subjected to the smoothing process.01-07-2010
20090115800MULTI-VIEW DISPLAY DEVICE - A multi-view display device (05-07-2009
20120032998DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - The present invention relates a display device and a method for driving the same which can improve a picture quality. The display device can include a histogram generation/analysis unit for analyzing image data, generating a histogram of the image data to each of the frames, and analyzing the histograms, a gamma reference voltage generating unit for generating gamma reference voltages and adjusting magnitude of the gamma reference voltages according to a result of analysis and forwarding the gamma reference voltages adjusted, a timing controller for re-arranging the image data, controlling output timings of the image data re-arranged and forwarding the image data re-arranged, and a data driver for generating gamma gradient voltages by using the gamma reference voltages, converting the image data into analog image signals by using the gamma gradient voltages and supplying the analog image signals to a display panel.02-09-2012
20120032994WIDE TEMPERATURE-RANGE SMECTIC LIQUID CRYSTAL MATERIALS - A method of making a wide temperature-range smectic liquid crystal material comprises taking a wide temperature-range nematic mixture and doping this with a mesogenic silicon-containing material. Aspects of the invention provide wide temperature-range smectic materials and devices using the smectic materials.02-09-2012
20100188437DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device prevents luminance unevenness that occurs in the case of inversion driving being performed, and performs high quality image display, while selectively scanning two lines of picture elements constituting a single pixel using a single gate wiring, as in the case of multi-primary color image display. The display device includes a display element including a pixel constituted by a plurality of picture elements disposed in two lines in a longitudinal direction and two or more columns in a lateral direction, a gate wiring common to the plurality of picture elements, and a source wiring that is arranged perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the gate wiring and to perform image display using inversion driving in which an image display signal is provided to the picture elements connected to the gate wiring which is sequentially selected, at a different polarity than a polarity of an immediately previous frame, and an array of the picture elements in the pixel is determined so as to compensate for a change in luminance following the change in the effective value relative to the image display signal of the picture elements belonging to one line.07-29-2010
20100188442DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY DRIVING METHOD FOR ENHANCING GRAYSCALE DISPLAY CAPABLE OF LOW LUMINANCE PORTION WITHOUT INCREASING DRIVING TIME - A driving method for a plasma display apparatus having address electrodes, scan electrodes and common electrodes and displaying one field of image by using subfields is provided. The driving method includes one specific subfield is arranged to be turned ON early in the one field and always turned ON at luminance level higher than input luminance level “0”, and the specific subfield has a least luminance weight and does not have resetting.07-29-2010
20100188435METHOD FOR DRIVING A LIGHT SOURCE, LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS - A method of driving a light source includes: determining a location of pixel data of a display relative to a plurality of light-emitting blocks of a light source, obtaining a plurality of luminance values of the light-emitting blocks corresponding to the location by using a lookup table (LUT) storing the luminance values of the light-emitting blocks, generating a plurality of histograms corresponding to the light-emitting blocks, determining a plurality of target luminance values of the light-emitting blocks using the histograms, and driving the light-emitting blocks using the determined target luminance values. The luminance values of the light-emitting blocks are based on the location of the pixel data within an image block of the display corresponding to each light-emitting block. Each of the histograms indicates a frequency of each of the luminance values of a respective one of the light-emitting blocks.07-29-2010
20100259569DISPLAY SIGNAL CONVERSION APPARATUS - A display signal conversion apparatus converts a first signal having a first color type and color arrangement into a second signal having a second color type and color arrangement. The display signal conversion apparatus includes a color conversion unit configured to convert the first color type into the second color type, a pattern determination unit configured to determine a signal pattern of the first signal, a unit configured to determine a color arrangement of a pixel position of the second signal corresponding to a pixel position of the first signal, and a sub pixel signal generation unit configured to generate a sub pixel signal having the second color type and color arrangement based on a result of the signal pattern determination and a result of the color arrangement determination.10-14-2010
20100259566DISPLAY DEVICE - A direct-viewing type display device according to the present invention includes: at least one display panel having a display region and a frame region formed outside of the display region; and at least one Fresnel lens plate disposed on a viewer side of the at least one display panel with a predetermined interval therefrom. The Fresnel lens plate includes a Fresnel lens region at a position overlapping a region that contains a portion of the frame region of the display panel and a portion of a peripheral display region within the display region that adjoins the portion of the frame region along a first axis. A portion of display light exiting the portion of the peripheral display region is emitted from a region of the Fresnel lens region that overlaps a portion of the frame region, or a region outside the region, toward the viewer side. According to the present invention, there is provided a direct-viewing type display device in which a frame region of a display panel, or a joint in the case of tiling, is made unlikely to be seen, with a structure which is more simple and light-weighted than conventionally.10-14-2010
20090295842LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE CONTROL CIRCUIT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY SYSTEM, WHICH ADJUST BRIGHTNESS OF DISPLAY IMAGE BY USING HEIGHT DISTRIBUTION OF GRADATIONS OF INPUT IMAGE - A liquid crystal display control circuit includes a current reduction rate setting circuit analyzes original gradations of pixels in an input image signal and sets a current reduction rate; a light emitting element control circuit adjusts a drive current of the light emitting element in response to the current reduction rate; a gradation changing circuit generates a display image signal in which the original gradations are changed to the display gradations; and a liquid crystal panel control circuit sets a transmittance of the liquid crystal panel in response to the display gradations of pixels included in the image display signal.12-03-2009
20100182351LUMINANCE ENHANCEMENT STRUCTURE WITH VARYING PITCHES - The present invention is directed to luminance enhancement structure for reflective display devices. The luminance enhancement structure comprises columns and grooves, wherein said grooves have a triangular cross-section and the pitches of the structure vary. The structure not only can enhance the brightness of a display device, but also can reduce the Moiré effect of the display device.07-22-2010
20100182346IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device 07-22-2010
20100182350IMAGE DISPLAY APPATAUS - In general, when a user views an image displayed on a display apparatus, visual environments, such as ambient brightness, a distance from the user to the display apparatus and so on, may disadvantageously cause the image displayed on the display apparatus to become difficult to view. Moreover, it is complicated and troublesome for the user to enter information of ambient light amount and others when setting a picture quality. An image display apparatus holds both question constituent information related to visual environments and choice information serving as answers to questions constituted by the question constituent information, and further holds a plurality of picture quality control rules suitable for visual environments assumed in accordance with the choice information serving as the answers. When sensing a power-up, the image display apparatus outputs the questions; acquires result information that is choices serving as answers from the user to those questions and that is used to acquire the picture quality control rules; and controls the picture quality in accordance with the picture quality control rules acquired in accordance with the result information.07-22-2010
20100182349Display apparatus and driver - A display apparatus includes a display section; latching sections configured to receive and hold display data to be displayed on the display section; input switches respectively connected with outputs of the latching sections, D/A converters respectively connected with the input switch groups; amplifiers configured to amplify and output the output gradation voltages from the D/A converters, respectively; output switches provided between outputs of the amplifiers and an output node, respectively; data line switches provided onto data lines, respectively; and a control section configured to sequentially supply input switching control signals to the input switches, sequentially supply output switching control signals to the output switches, and sequentially supplies data line switching control signals to the data line switches in synchronization with a Y07-22-2010
201000020252D-DIMMING OF ILLUMINATING MEMBER FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - An illuminating member (01-07-2010
20100002024Display Device - A display device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixels, a drive circuit inputting a drive voltage to the plurality of pixels, and a display control device controlling and driving the drive circuit and to which display data is input from an external apparatus, in which a temperature detecting sensor is included. The display control device has a display bit reduction circuit. In a high-temperature operation mode when a temperature equal to or more than a predetermined temperature is detected at the temperature detecting sensor, the display bit reduction circuit ignores bits other than the highest-order bit of the display data input from the external apparatus and sends only the data of the highest-order bit of the display data input from the external apparatus to the drive circuit.01-07-2010
20100002023ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display device and a driving method thereof. The organic light emitting display device includes: a display panel having scan lines, data lines and pixels; a data driver for applying correction data to the data lines; a buffer memory for storing data inputted to the pixels coupled to the scan lines; and a correction operation unit for determining a luminance degree for the pixels coupled to each of the scan lines based on the data and generating a data correction value in accordance with the luminance degree, and for providing to the data driver the correction data generated by adding/subtracting the data correction value to/from the data in accordance with positions of the pixels coupled to each of the scan lines.01-07-2010
20100277511ADAPTIVE CONTROL OF DISPLAY CHARACTERISTICS OF PIXELS OF A LCD BASED ON VIDEO CONTENT - Determining pixel behavior type of a pixel or a group of pixels of a LCD and triggering adjustment in drive power of the pixel or the group of pixels based on the pixel behavior type. The pixel behavior type indicates relative motion of areas on the LCD in a video. A pixel behavior determination module is one or combination of a software and a hardware and directs one or more selected pixels of the LCD to be driven relative slower or faster based upon content of video that the selected pixels display. The module independently or in conjunction with another module identifies an active window from a plurality of windows corresponding to a plurality of applications running on the host device and sets the drive power of those pixels that correspond to the active window based on speed of a video displayed on the active window. The module may also adapt LCD drive power on a pixel by pixel basis based upon user input and/or remaining battery life.11-04-2010
20100002021Display panel driving method and display apparatus - A method of driving a display panel is provided. The display panel includes a first scan group including first to third scan lines, and a plurality of data lines which intersect the first to third scan lines, and first display cells of a first color which are connected with the first scan line, second display cells of a second color which are connected with the second scan line, third display cells of a third color which are connected with the third scan line. The method is achieved by precharging the data lines to a predetermined voltage in a first horizontal period; and by supplying a data signal to the first to third display cells through the data lines driving of the first to third display cells after the data lines are precharged in the first horizontal period. In the driving of the first to third display cells, one of the first to third display cells corresponding to one of said first to third colors, having a maximum spectral luminous efficacy, is first driven.01-07-2010
20100259564DISPLAY DRIVING INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DRIVING SYSTEM - Provided is a high-resolution display driving system without a new design of interfaces between a timing controller and DDIs, particularly, without an entire change of a DAC unit having a role of determining gradation representation of DDIs and offsets between channels. The high-resolution display driving system includes a timing controller and a DDI unit. The timing controller generates a differential clock signal and differential data. The DDI unit generates a plurality of converted signals corresponding to the differential data in response to an operation instructing signal, a reset/enable signal, and the differential clock signal. A scheme of data transmission from the timing controller to the DDI unit is at least one of a multi-drop scheme and an m-LVDS (mini low voltage differential signaling) scheme.10-14-2010
20100002020IN-PLANE SWITCHING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device comprising a plurality of pixels (01-07-2010
20100259568ELECTRO-OPTIC DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD THEREOF AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electro-optic device is provides, which includes: a plurality of unit circuits disposed corresponding to intersection of a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines; control lines extended corresponding to the plurality of each of the scan lines; a scan line driving circuit that sequentially selects one of the scan lines for each drive period within each unit period, and selects all or a portion of the plurality of control lines; and a data line driving circuit that outputs a data potential, in response to grayscale data of the unit circuit corresponding to the scan line selected in the drive period within the unit period, to each of the data lines, for each period within the unit period which is a writing period before the drive period is started.10-14-2010
20100171768MOVING PARTICLE DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device and a method for driving the display device is disclosed. The display device comprises drive circuitry (07-08-2010
20100277514METHOD FOR DRIVING A LIGHT SOURCE MODULE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD - A method for driving a light source module, the light source module including a plurality of light-emitting blocks, a driving mode of the light-emitting block providing light to a plurality of pixels displaying a unit image is determined by analyzing grayscale values corresponding to the pixels. A second driving signal is applied to the light-emitting block determined to be in a boosting mode, the second driving signal having a level higher than the level of a first driving signal applied to the light-emitting block determined to be in a normal mode.11-04-2010
20100013866LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY UNIT - A light source device capable of adjusting luminance distribution of a display picture in consideration of lightness of surrounding environment (environment light) not depending on a content of the display picture is provided. An outside light sensor 01-21-2010
20100013867ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display device and a method of driving the same. The organic light emitting display device includes a scan driver, a data driver for supplying data signals, and pixels. Each of the pixels is configured to control whether or not a current flows from a first power to a second power both coupled to the pixels, the current corresponding to a corresponding one of the data signals. A power supply is included for supplying the first power to a power line coupled to the pixels. A sensing resistor is coupled between the power supply and the power line. A power controller is provided for controlling the power supply to adjust a voltage value of the first power for controlling an amount of current that flows through the sensing resistor to be substantially equal to an amount of current corresponding to data of a current frame.01-21-2010
20100013864APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COLOR SHIFT COMPENSATION IN DISPLAYS - Active matrix display module (01-21-2010
20080204481Device and Method for Controlling a Backlit Display - A device and method for controlling a display. The method includes: receiving image data, determining backlight illumination intensity in response to an allowed image degradation level parameter and to ambient light, and determining a display refresh parameter in response to a temperature parameter.08-28-2008
20130215156PORTABLE PROJECTOR DEVICE, AND METHOD OF PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE OF A BATTERY OF THE SAME AND OPTIMIZING QUALITY OF AN IMAGE PROJECTED BY THE SAME - A portable projector device includes an image processing unit, an optical mechanical system, a light source controller, and a power supply management unit. The power supply management unit is to be coupled to a battery, which powers up the portable projector, is for detecting a residual capacity of the battery, and is operable according to the residual capacity of the battery to enable the light source controller to adjust illumination of a light source of the optical mechanical system and to enable the image processing unit to process an input image signal according to a display parameter so as to optimize the image projected by the image projecting unit.08-22-2013
20130215157METHOD OF DISPLAYING THREE-DIMENSIONAL STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE AND A DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME - A method of displaying a three-dimensional (“3D”) stereoscopic image includes providing a first 3D data signal to a first display area portion of a display panel; and selectively providing a second 3D data signal or a black data signal to a second display area portion of the display panel when the first 3D data signal is being provided to the first display area.08-22-2013
20130215159IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An image processing device includes a processing device that performs a color reduction processing of converting data of a-levels of gray indicative of an image to be displayed in a display area including a plurality of pixels arranged along a first direction and a second direction into data of b-levels of gray (b08-22-2013
20100188440Backlight Control Apparatus and Associated Method - A backlight control apparatus is provided. The apparatus controls a backlight module of a liquid crystal display for displaying three-dimensional stereo images. The apparatus includes an image update progress detector and a backlight control signal generator. The image update progress detector detects an update progress of an image signal to generate an update progress signal. The backlight control signal generator generates a plurality of backlight control signals according to the update progress signal to respectively control backlight turn on/off time points of a plurality of backlight areas of the backlight module.07-29-2010
20100188433DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM - The present invention relates to a display control apparatus and method, and a program that are capable of appropriately controlling the luminance of light to be emitted by backlights with simple processing. On the basis of an input image signal, a peripheral-representative-value computation unit (07-29-2010
20100188438Backlight and Liquid Crystal Display Device - A backlight and a liquid crystal display device are disclosed. The backlight comprises a plurality of light sources generating light, a selective signal output terminal through which selective signals for driving the light source are output, a multiplexer for multiplexing the selective signals to output driving signals for driving the respective light sources, and a current source for controlling a supply of power of the light sources using the driving signals. The liquid crystal display device comprises the backlight, a liquid crystal panel, and a system.07-29-2010
20100188441DRIVING APPARATUS FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A driving apparatus for a display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, and each pixel includes first and second sub-pixels. The driving apparatus includes a memory for storing digital data, a controller for calling the digital data to output the digital data together with a clock signal and at least one selection signal, and a gray voltage generator formed of an integrated circuit to receive the digital data from the controller and to generate gray reference voltage sets. The gray voltage generator includes first and second registers for storing the digital data, a selector including a plurality of multiplexers for receiving the outputs of the first and second registers, and a converter including a plurality of digital-analog converters connected to the multiplexers. As described above, the gray voltage generator is provided in the form of a chip so that it is possible to reduce the area occupied on a printed circuit board (PCB) and to reduce the cost of the gray voltage generator.07-29-2010
20100188439LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes: a transmissive liquid crystal display device having a display region made up of pixels arrayed in a matrix fashion. The liquid crystal display device includes a planar light source unit formed of planar light source units corresponding to respective display region units on an assumption that the display region is divided into the display region units and configured in such a manner that each planar light source unit irradiates a corresponding display region unit with light, and a drive circuit driving the liquid crystal display device and the planar light source device. The liquid crystal display device is scanned line-sequentially and the pixels making up each display region unit are scanned line-sequentially. A planar light source unit corresponding to a display region unit is held in a luminous state over a predetermined period since a line-sequential scan on the display region unit has been completed.07-29-2010
20100188436Illumination apparatus and method of driving the same - An illumination apparatus which can easily display desired color light by individually controlling light emission of at least two organic light emitting devices while reducing the operational voltage. The illumination apparatus includes: a light emitting unit includes scanning lines, data lines crossing the corresponding scanning lines, and light emitting areas connected between the scanning lines and the data lines, where the light emitting areas include a first light emitting area including at least two first organic light emitting devices emitting a first color and a second light emitting area including at least two second light emitting devices emitting a second color different from the first color; and a driving unit non-simultaneously driving the first light emitting area and the second light emitting area to emit light during a frame. The method of driving the illumination apparatus includes individually emitting light from the first and second light emitting areas by respectively applying data signals to the first and second light emitting areas via the data lines connected thereto during a frame.07-29-2010
20100182347DUAL-LAMP DRIVING CIRCUIT - A dual-lamp driving circuit includes a first frequency switch control circuit, a second frequency switch control circuit, a pulse-width modulation (PWM) control circuit, a first power stage circuit, a second power stage circuit, a conversion circuit, and a feedback circuit. The first frequency switch control circuit receives a first enable signal, and outputs a first frequency switch signal according to the first enable signal. The second frequency switch control circuit receives a second enable signal, and outputs a second frequency switch signal according to the second enable signal. The PWM control circuit outputs various PWM control signals according to the first frequency switch signal and the second frequency switch signal. The feedback circuit feeds back a first current signal from the first lamp to the frequency switch control circuit, and a second current signal from the second lamp to the frequency switch control circuit.07-22-2010
20100214326ACTIVE MATRIX LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An active matrix liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof is provided, in which two different gamma voltage signals can be generated for two pixels of a sub-pixel without extra source lines or gate lines. In a sub-pixel having a first pixel and a second pixel, the switching on/off of the first pixel is controlled by one gate line and that of the second pixel is controlled by one gate line and one source line. The first pixel has a first thin film transistor (TFT) and an electrostatic capacitor. The second pixel has second and third TFTs serially connected. Gate electrodes of the two serially-connected TFTs are connected to the gate line and the source line, respectively.08-26-2010
20100177124DISPLAY DEVICE - The display device includes a display panel displaying images, a light source generating and supplying light to the display panel, and a unitary indivisible frame supporting the display panel and including the light source disposed therein. The frame includes a bottom surface, a plurality of sidewalls which each extend from the bottom surface, a plurality of seating portions which extend from the plurality of sidewalls and on which the display panel is seated, and support protrusions protruding inclined from the seating portions and facing a lateral surface of the display panel. The bottom surface, the plurality of sidewalls, the plurality of seating portions and the support protrusions are disposed continuous with each other in the unitary indivisible frame.07-15-2010
20100225677DISPLAY APPARATUS, DRIVING METHOD AND DISPLAY DRIVING CONTROLLER OF CHOLESTERIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A display apparatus includes a cholesteric liquid crystal display panel, a control circuit and a driving circuit. The control circuit classifies pixels into different gradation level groups. The driving circuit applies a first driving waveform to the cholesteric liquid crystal display panel to bring pixels belonging to the first and the fourth group into a state corresponding to the highest gradation level, pixels belonging to the second group into a state corresponding to the lowest gradation level, and pixels belonging to the third group into states corresponding to gradation levels to be displayed, and applies a second driving waveform to the cholesteric liquid crystal display panel to bring pixels belonging to the fourth group into states corresponding to gradation levels to be displayed.09-09-2010
20100225681APPARATUS AND METHOD TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF MOVING IMAGE DISPLAYED ON LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes a panel having pixel electrodes arranged at intersections of a plurality of signal lines via switching elements for transmitting display data and a plurality of scanning lines for transmitting control signals, and a control circuit for controlling the panel. The liquid crystal panel is divided into first pixel regions and second pixel regions adjacent to the first pixel regions. The control circuit carries out impulse driving in which the control signals transmitted to each of the scanning lines are activated two times in one frame period for displaying an image. The control circuit writes the display data in either one of the pixel regions and writes reset data in the other pixel regions when the control signals are activated once of the two times. By writing the reset data in the pixel regions, the display data written in an immediately preceding frame are reset. In consecutive frames, the display data written in the pixel regions are always reset in one frame period. Therefore, blurring in a moving image can be alleviated. Since writing the display data and the reset data is carried out separately in the first pixel regions and in the second pixel regions, flicker is prevented from occurring in a display screen.09-09-2010
20100156947APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for driving a liquid crystal display device. The apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel in which the same colors of three-color sub-pixels are arranged in the directions of a plurality of gate lines, a data driver for driving a plurality of data lines, a first gate driver for sequentially driving (06-24-2010
20100156945ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE, DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY DEVICE - In an active matrix substrate, a plurality of pixels are arranged to correspond to a display region of a liquid crystal panel that has a shape other than a rectangular shape. Further, scan lines that are arranged along rows with the smaller number of the pixels than the other rows among a plurality of scan lines and data lines that are arranged along columns with the smaller number of the pixels than the other columns among a plurality of data lines intersect each other at a position other than the display region.06-24-2010
20100225678DISPLAY DRIVER CIRCUIT - A display driver circuit configured to be shared by three grey-scale voltage generators to be respectively used with red (R), green (G) and blue (B) colors. In particular, two of the three grey-scale voltage generators share first and second resistor strings, gamma voltage selectors, and gamma adjustment buffers provided in the other grey-scale voltage generator, thereby reducing the size and power consumption of the display driver circuit. Also, when only a single grey-scale voltage is output, it is possible to deactivate the grey-scale voltages provided by two of the grey-scale generators and further reduce power consumption.09-09-2010
20100225672ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICES - An electrophoretic display device comprises an array of rows and columns of display pixels. Each pixel comprises first and second row electrodes (09-09-2010
20100225680IMAGE DISPLAYING APPARATUS - An image displaying apparatus includes a display with delta array. If an image is displayed on the basis of image data in an RGB format arrayed in a stripe pattern, data of color values R, G and B are input to a calculator. The calculator performs a weighted average on color values of adjacent pixels in a lateral direction to calculate each color value, and a rearranger rearranges calculated respective color values so as to conform to the delta array. Then, a driver displays an image on the basis of the color values which are rearranged so as to conform to the delta array.09-09-2010
20100238201IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus for displaying images based on signals of an input image is provided. A backlight emits light. A liquid crystal panel modulates light emitted from the backlight. A emission intensity calculating unit calculates an emission intensity of the backlight such that a center value of a lightness range displayable on the panel defined depending on the emission intensity of the backlight substantially agrees with a center value between maximum and minimum values of lightness of each signal of the input image. A backlight controlling unit controls light emission of the backlight such that the light is emitted with the emission intensity. A signal correcting unit corrects each signal of the input image in accordance with the emission intensity. A liquid crystal controlling unit controls modulation of the liquid crystal panel based upon the corrected signals.09-23-2010
20100225679Multi-Pixel Addressing Method for Video Display Drivers - A video display system is described which is formed by an array of pixels comprised of fast responding light elements, row select and column select switches and pixel data drivers, and a computation subsystem which generates the control signals for the select lines and the video data. The overall system reconstructs the intended image or video to be displayed through successively displaying subframes of images corresponding to orthogonal image basis function components of the original image acting on a grouping of pixels selected using multiple row and column lines. The resultant system is an architecture which enables one to implement certain video decompression techniques directly on the light elements, as opposed to implementing these techniques in digital processing, and can have a considerably reduced raw video data requirement than a system in which pixels are addressed individually, and enables higher dynamic range to be achieved with similar digital-analog-converter specifications. Embodiments with LED based displays are described herein.09-09-2010
20100225676INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE, ELECTRO OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An integrated circuit device includes: a grayscale voltage generation circuit that outputs a plurality of grayscale voltages; and a plurality of driver circuits that drive a plurality of data lines upon receiving the plurality of grayscale voltages, wherein the grayscale voltage generation circuit voltage-divides between a high voltage side power supply voltage and a ground voltage thereby generating the plurality of grayscale voltages, each of the plurality of driver circuits includes a data line driving circuit having a first capacitor and a second capacitor, wherein the data line driving circuit performs an inversion-amplification of a gain according to a capacitor ratio between the first capacitor and the second capacitor, thereby outputting data voltages in an output range whose lower limit voltage is higher than the ground voltage.09-09-2010
20100225671METHOD FOR DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention aims to improve a low gradation expression ability by reducing the brightness of the 109-09-2010
20100225675DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND DRIVING CODE GENERATING CIRCUIT - A display device displays a gray scale by applying a voltage to a display element for each of a plurality of subfields. The display device includes a predetermined code storage unit that stores a predetermined code, in which indication values designating the voltage are arranged, a compression code storage unit that stores a compression code, which includes a first portion designating a number of the indication values and a second portion designating an identifier of the predetermined code, and a developing unit that generates a driving code according to a continuous code, in which indication values designating a first voltage are arranged by the number of the indication values designated by the first portion of the compression code, and a predetermined code corresponding to the identifier designated by the second portion of the compression code.09-09-2010
20100253705BACKLIGHT DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - In a backlight device (10-07-2010
20120194567LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, AND DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MODIFYING IMAGE SIGNAL - A liquid crystal display includes an image signal modifier for generating a modified signal based on a first image signal of a first frame, a second image signal of a second frame, and a lookup table. A data driver converts the modified signal into a data voltage which is supplied to a pixel of the display. The lookup table stores a plurality of reference modified signals for a plurality of reference first image signals and a plurality of reference second image signals. The lookup table includes a first lookup table having a gray gap of the reference first image signals and a gray gap of the reference second image signals of x, and a second lookup table having a gray gap of the reference first image signals and a gray gap of the reference second image signals of y, where y is greater than x.08-02-2012
20120194566COMPENSATION CIRCUIT FOR A LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL - A compensation circuit for a liquid crystal panel includes a plurality of source scan lines, a plurality of gate scan lines, a plurality of inverse gate scan lines, a plurality of pixel units, and a plurality of compensation units. Each source scan line is used for outputting a data voltage, each gate scan line is used for outputting a control signal, and each inverse gate scan line is used for outputting an inverse control signal. A pixel unit of the plurality of pixel units is charged/discharged to a voltage corresponding to a gray level according to a corresponding control signal and a corresponding data voltage, and a corresponding compensation unit provides a compensation voltage to compensate the voltage corresponding to the gray level according to an inverse control signal.08-02-2012
20120194565ELECTROLUMINESCENT DEVICE MULTILEVEL-DRIVE CHROMATICITY-SHIFT COMPENSATION - Compensation for chromaticity shift of an electroluminescent (EL) emitter having a luminance and a chromaticity that both correspond to current density is performed. Different black, first and second current densities are selected based on a received designated luminance and a selected chromaticity, each current density corresponding to emitted light colorimetrically distinct from the light emitted at the other two current densities. Respective percentages of a selected emission time are calculated for each current density to produce the designated luminance and selected chromaticity. The current densities are provided to the EL emitter for the calculated respective percentages of the emission time so that the integrated light output of the EL emitter during the selected emission time is colorimetrically indistinct from the designated luminance and selected chromaticity.08-02-2012
20100238202Display Device and Method for Driving the same - An exemplary method for driving a display device is provided. At least one set of input signals is received. Finding the original signals being the same with the input signals in the signal transforming table is executed. The pixel driving signals is outputted. If at least one of the found second and third original signals is equal to zero, and the found first original signal is equal to neither zero nor maximal gray scale, at least one of the outputted second and third sub-pixel driving signals, and the outputted fourth sub-pixel driving signal are equal to zero. Then, at least one of the pixels of the pixel array is driven by the outputted pixel driving signals. The input signals is transformed into the pixel driving signals by use of the signal transforming table, thereby saving the cost and improving the displaying quality.09-23-2010
20100238200LIGHTING CONTROL CONSOLE FOR CONTROLLING A LIGHTING SYSTEM - Various embodiments include a lighting control console for controlling a lighting system comprising wherein digital adjusting commands, which can be transferred to the lighting devices of the lighting system via data connections, are generated in the lighting control console, and wherein the lighting control console comprises at least one housing, in which the hardware components are arranged so as to be protected from external influences, and wherein the lighting control console comprises a plurality of operating elements, in particular pushbuttons, slide controls and/or rotary controls, which are arranged at the upper side of the housing and by means of which operating commands can be input, and wherein the lighting control console comprises at least one display device, at which a user interface can be displayed.09-23-2010
20100238203DRIVING PIXELS OF A DISPLAY09-23-2010
20110109664Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic unit - A display device includes: a display section including a plurality of pixels each having a light emitting element and a pixel circuit; and a drive circuit performing display drive on the plurality of pixels through selecting each of the plurality of pixels to write a first signal voltage and a second signal voltage in this order into the selected pixel, the first and second signal voltages being provided based on a video signal. The drive circuit varies magnitude of each of the first and second signal voltages in accordance with a gray-scale value of the video signal, thereby performing gray-scale interpolation on a light emission luminance level for each of the light emitting elements.05-12-2011
20100253715DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING AND CONTROLLING THE DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device corrects uneven luminance due to uneven element characteristics by simple measurement and correction with a low cost. The display device includes pixels that each include a light emitter and a driver. Data lines supply a voltage signal to the driver of each pixel. A data line driver supplies the voltage signal to each data line. A first memory stores, for each pixel, a luminance gain for adjusting a luminance corresponding to a video signal to a standard luminance. A second memory stores conversion curve information representing a representative conversion curve common to the pixels. A corrector converts, for each pixel, the luminance into a corresponding standard luminance value based on a corresponding luminance gain stored in the first memory, while a converter converts, for each pixel, the corresponding standard luminance into a corresponding voltage signal based on the conversion information stored in the second memory.10-07-2010
20100253713ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device includes: a plurality of unit circuits arranged corresponding to crossings between a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of data lines; a plurality of wirings that constitutes each of the plurality of scanning lines; a scanning line drive circuit that sequentially selects one of the scanning lines while sequentially selecting one of the wirings included in the scanning line, at every driving period within each unit circuit; and a data line drive circuit that, at every period within the each unit period which is a writing period before the drive period is started, outputs a data potential in response to the gradation data of the unit circuit, which corresponds to the wiring selected in the driving period within the unit period, to a data line corresponding to the unit circuit out of the each data line. Each of the plurality of unit circuits includes: an electric optical element that displays gradation in response to the data potential; a capacitative element having a first electrode connected to a capacitance line and a second electrode connected to the data line; and a switching element that is disposed between the second electrode and the electric optical element and, by being electrically conducted in selecting one of the wirings by the scanning line drive circuit, allows the second electrode and the electric optical element to be electrically conducted.10-07-2010
20100253704PIXEL DRIVING STRUCTURE OF DISPLAYING THREE COLORS OF PARTICLE DISPLAY AND ITS DISPLAYING COLORS METHOD - A pixel driving structure of a particle display displaying three colors and a method for displaying colors thereof are provided. The pixel driving structure includes a first substrate; a first electrode layer disposed on a surface of the first substrate; a second substrate dispoed opposite to the first substrate; a second electrode layer on the second substrate; a particle solution disposed between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer and having a first color solution, a plurality of second color positive particles, and a plurality of third color negative particles; and an alternating/direct power supply connecting with the first and second electrode layers. A method for displaying color includes steps of applying an alternating voltage to display a first color; applying a first direct voltage to display a third color; and applying a second direct voltage to display a second color.10-07-2010
20110102471METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The present invention in one aspect relates to a source driver for driving a display panel to display an image data in an adaptive column inversion. In one embodiment, the source driver includes a data processing unit having a logic circuit adapted for determining N most-significant bits (MSBs) of image data signals of two neighboring data lines, such that when all of the N MSBs are equal to 1 or 0, the output of the logic circuit is 1, otherwise, the output of the logic circuit is 0, and a MUX coupled to the data processing unit and adapted for receiving a frame polarity control signal, FramePOL, and a pixel polarity control signal, XPOL, and selectively outputting the frame polarity control signal FramePOL when the output of the logic circuit is 1, or the pixel polarity control signal POL when the output of the logic circuit is 0, as a polarity control signal, POL.05-05-2011
20100225670DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF PROVIDING ILLUMINATION THERETO - The present invention proposes a method of providing illumination for a display device including a lighting unit having a plurality of light sources (09-09-2010
20100225673FOUR-CHANNEL DISPLAY POWER REDUCTION WITH DESATURATION - A method of presenting an image on a display device having color channel dependent light emission comprising receiving an image input signal including a plurality of three-component input pixel signals; selecting a reduction color component; calculating a reduction factor for each input pixel signal dependent upon a distance metric between the input pixel signal and the selected reduction color component; selecting a respective saturation adjustment factor for each color component of each pixel signal; producing an image output signal having four color components from the image input signal using the reduction factors and saturation adjustment factors to adjust the luminance and color saturation, respectively, of the image input signal; providing a four-channel display device having color channel dependent light emission; and applying the image output signal to the display device to cause it to present an image corresponding to the image output signal.09-09-2010
20120127210Random PWM Dimming Control for LED Backlight - In one aspect of the invention, a driver for driving a backlight module having a plurality of LED strings includes a random frequency multiplexer for receiving one or more PWM signals and responsively outputting a plurality of random frequency signals, a PWM dimming controller electrically coupled to the random frequency multiplexer for receiving the plurality of random frequency signals and responsively outputting a plurality of driving signals to the plurality of LED strings to drive each of the plurality of LED strings, respectively, and a switching control circuit LX electrically coupled to the random frequency multiplexer for receiving the plurality of random frequency signals and responsively outputting a plurality of switching control signals to a boost converter to regulate duty cycle ON/OFF of each of the plurality of driving signals, respectively, so as to cause each of the plurality of LED strings to emit light of a desired brightness within a desired timing cycle.05-24-2012
20110012940DRIVE CIRCUIT OF DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE DISPLAY DEVICE - A drive circuit of a display device and a method for driving the display device are disclosed. The drive circuit includes at least one data transfer line to receive analog data signals including information for an image; a first latch to sequentially sample analog data signals transferred from the at least one data transfer line and to sequentially store the sampled analog data signals; and a second latch to receive the sampled analog data signals from the first latch and to simultaneously supply the sampled analog data signals to a display.01-20-2011
20110012936BACKLIGHT ASSEMBLY AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - Provided is a backlight assembly and a display apparatus having the same, the backlight assembly including: a power converter which includes a transformer and converts a level of input power; a power factor corrector which corrects a power factor of original power and outputs it to the power converter; and a light source driver which is connected to a secondary coil of the transformer and includes a first light emitting diode module, a second light emitting diode module, and a current supplying circuit which balances amperage of power supplied to the first light emitting diode module and the second light emitting diode module.01-20-2011
20110057968COG PANEL SYSTEM ARRANGEMENT - Provided is a COG panel system capable of minimizing a block dim effect by considering a relationship among a plurality of chips. The COG panel system includes: an FPC which supplies at least two power supply voltages having a constant voltage level; a plurality of SDIs which are commonly supplied with a bypass power supply voltage from the FPC and generate respective parts of a plurality of consecutive LCD driving signals required for an arbitrary one line of an LCD; and at least one block dim correction resistance.03-10-2011
20110057967IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device displays an input video signal on a display panel. The image display device includes: a computation unit which computes the reciprocal of a luminance signal and/or a chrominance signal, acquired when a white signal in the order of 100% is input to display a white screen on the display panel and an image of the white screen is captured by an imaging device; a memory unit which stores the reciprocal computed by the computation unit as correction data; and a correction unit which corrects luminance irregularity and/or color irregularity on the display panel by multiplication of the input video signal and the correction data stored in the memory unit.03-10-2011
20110057966DISPLAY PANEL DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display panel device includes a luminescence element and a capacitor. A driving transistor includes a gate that is connected to a first electrode of the capacitor. A first switch is connected to the first electrode of the capacitor for setting a reference voltage to the first electrode of the capacitor. A data line supplies a data voltage to a second electrode of the capacitor. A second switch is connected between the data line and the second electrode of the capacitor. A wiring is connected to a first electrode of the luminescence element and the second electrode of the capacitor for interconnecting a first power line and the first electrode of the luminescence element with the second electrode of the capacitor, the second switch, and the data line. A third switch is connected in series with the driver between the first electrode of the luminescence element and the first power line.03-10-2011
20110057965LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING EDGE-TYPE BACKLIGHT UNIT AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A method of controlling a liquid crystal display (LCD) device including an LCD panel and an edge-type backlight unit is provided. The method includes: controlling turn-on and turn-off periods of an upper light source unit and a lower light source unit of the edge-type backlight unit to be synchronized with a period during which a 3D image is output on the LCD panel, wherein the upper light source unit includes a light source disposed at an upper edge of the edge-type backlight unit, and the lower light source unit includes a light source disposed at a lower edge of the edge-type backlight unit.03-10-2011
20110057964IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - An image display apparatus comprises: a display panel; and an image processing unit which divides one frame into a frame of a main image and N frame(s) of sub-image(s), and outputs a video signal that includes the frame of the main image and the frame(s) of the sub-image(s) to the display panel, wherein the image processing unit comprises: a brightness control unit which generates frames corresponding to the main image and the sub-images based on the same input image data, and relatively reduces the brightness of the frame corresponding to the sub-image with respect to the brightness of the frame corresponding to the main image; and a period setting unit which sets a length of respective horizontal scan periods so that the horizontal scan period in the frame of the main image is longer than the horizontal scan period in the frames of the sub-image.03-10-2011
20110057963COLOR MANAGEMENT CIRCUIT AND RELATED METHOD - A color management circuit and a related color management method are provided. The color management circuit is disposed in a display device which has a panel provided with a panel conversion characteristic. The color management circuit includes: a first nonlinear conversion circuit, a color matrix conversion circuit and a second nonlinear conversion circuit. The first nonlinear conversion circuit is utilized for performing a first nonlinear conversion upon a color data to generate a first conversion data. The color matrix conversion circuit is utilized for performing a liner matrix calculation upon the first conversion data to generate a matrix calculation data. The second nonlinear conversion circuit is utilized for performing a second nonlinear conversion upon the matrix calculation data to generate a second conversion data to the panel, wherein a combined conversion characteristic of the second conversion characteristic with the panel conversion characteristic is substantially linear.03-10-2011
20110057959DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A display apparatus includes a temperature sensor, a timing controller, a data driver and a display panel. The temperature sensor senses a temperature, the timing controller includes a dynamic capacitance capture (“DCC”) block, which converts a green data, a red data and a blue data into a green compensation data, a red compensation data and a blue compensation data, respectively, based on the temperature sensed by the temperature sensor, and the data driver converts the red compensation data, the green compensation data and the blue compensation data into a data voltage and outputs the data voltage. The display panel receives the data voltage and displays an image.03-10-2011
20110057958REFERENCE VOLTAGE GENERATION CIRCUIT, DATA DRIVER, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - A reference voltage generation circuit includes a gamma correction resistor circuit which outputs reference voltages generated by resistively dividing voltages of two opposite ends of a resistor circuit to resistive division nodes, and high-potential-side-voltage and low-potential side-voltage supply circuits which supply a high-potential-side voltage and a low-potential-side voltage to the two opposite ends, respectively. The high-potential-side-voltage and low-potential side-voltage supply circuits supply the high-potential-side voltage and the low-potential-side voltage to the two opposite ends, respectively, by switching the high-potential-side voltage and the low-potential-side voltage for each of color components which faun one pixel, the high-potential-side voltage and the low-potential-side voltage being provided for each of the color components. The gamma correction resistor circuit supplies the reference voltages switched for each of the color components to reference voltage signal lines to be selected as inputs of driver sections which drive data lines of an electro-optical device.03-10-2011
20100207967HYBRID DIGITAL TO ANALOG CONVERTER, SOURCE DRIVER, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A hybrid digital to analog converter (DAC) includes a first digital to analog converting unit (DACU) and a second DAC unit. The first DAC unit provides an analog voltage corresponding to Q-bit upper data of P-bit gray data, in response to a plurality of gamma voltages, where P is a natural number equal to or greater than 10 and Q is a natural number less than 10. The second DAC unit provides an analog current having a magnitude according to each bit level of R-bit lower data of the P-bit gray data, based on a rated current generated from a reference voltage, where R is a natural number corresponding to P-Q.08-19-2010
20100207966DRIVING METHOD FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A driving method for a liquid crystal display apparatus, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between a pixel electrode and a counter electrode, and that controls a transmitted light in the liquid crystal layer by dividing a single frame period into multiple subfield periods and applying an on/off binary data signal between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode in each subfield period. When a counter electrode potential applied to the counter electrode is used as a reference and a voltage higher than the reference is taken as a positive-polarity voltage and a voltage lower than the reference is taken as a negative-polarity voltage, the data signal is converted to the positive-polarity voltage and negative-polarity voltage alternately and cyclically every a cyclical period having subfield period or every several subfield periods. Further, the length of half the cyclical period is no less than 1.6 ms.08-19-2010
20100253706ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides an organic light emitting display device in which light emitted by an OLED whose luminance is adjusted for detection of deterioration does not stand out as compared to light emitted by other OLEDs, thereby not producing an unpleasant sensation for users. A calculation unit in a display control unit 10-07-2010
20100253714LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ELEMENT AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE ELEMENT - The invention relates to a liquid crystal display element displaying an image using a liquid crystal layer having memory characteristics and a method of driving the element. A liquid crystal display element capable of suppressing the generation of an afterimage attributable to image sticking is provided along with a method of driving the same. The liquid crystal display element includes a display section having memory characteristics including a cholesteric liquid crystal layer and displaying an image when a voltage is applied to the cholesteric liquid crystal layer, the section being capable of keeping the image displayed without electric power, a driving condition storing section for storing a plurality of different driving conditions including a voltage and an application period of the voltage, and a control section determining a display period for which a presently displayed image has been displayed on the display section when the displayed image is rewritten into a new image, acquiring a driving condition according to the display period from the driving condition storing section, and causing the display section to display the new image based on the acquired driving condition.10-07-2010
20100253712PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE METHOD - Sustain discharge is stably caused while power consumption is reduced, and image display quality is improved. A plasma display device has a plasma display panel, an electric power recovering circuit for raising or falling a sustain pulse by resonating an inductor and the inter-electrode capacity of a display electrode pair, and a sustain pulse generating circuit for alternately applying, to the display electrode pair, as many sustain pulses as the number corresponding to the luminance weight in the sustain period of a plurality of subfields that are disposed in one field and have initializing, address, and sustain periods. The sustain pulse generating circuit switches and generates at least three kinds of sustain pulses including a first sustain pulse serving as a reference, a second sustain pulse that rises more gently than the first sustain pulse, and a third sustain pulse that rises more steeply than the first sustain pulse.10-07-2010
20100253708ELECTRO-OPTICAL APPARATUS, DRIVING METHOD THEREOF AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A electro-optical apparatus includes: a plurality of unit circuits arranged to correspond to intersections of scanning lines and data lines; a scanning line driving circuit; and a data line driving circuit. Each unit circuit includes: an electro-optical element which provides gradation corresponding to the data electric potential; a capacitor element which has a first electrode connected to a capacitor line and a second electrode connected to the data line; and a switching element. A second electrode of the capacitor element included in one of the plurality of unit circuits is connected to one wiring of the respective wirings included in the data line. The second electrode of the capacitor element included in another unit circuit is arranged in parallel with the one unit circuit along an extension direction of the data line and is connected to another wiring of the respective wirings included in the data line.10-07-2010
20100253707DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a display device capable of reducing a horizontal crosstalk. The display device includes: a plurality of light emitting elements two-dimensionally arranged in a horizontal direction and a vertical direction, and including an anode electrode, a light emitting layer, and a cathode electrode; and a voltage generating circuit applying a correction voltage corresponding to a video signal of one horizontal line to the cathode electrode.10-07-2010
20100141689ELECTRONIC SKIN READER - A portable electronic device includes a portable electronic device housing having a surface and a primary, light-emissive display. A display skin covers a portion of the surface of the portable electronic device housing. The display skin provides a secondary, light-reflective display. The display skin includes an optically active layer comprising electrooptical material. A first electrode layer is disposed on a first side of the optically active layer proximal the surface of the portable electronic device housing. A second electrode layer disposed on a second side of the optically active layer distal of the surface of the portable electronic device housing. Electronic circuitry selectively activates the optically active layer such that images including portions of a document are selectively displayed by the display skin. The display skin is capable of maintaining a display of a selectively displayed portion of the document while the primary display is in an unpowered state.06-10-2010
20100141691Display apparatus - A display apparatus, that can prevent thermal destruction and burning with a simple structure, has been disclosed. In the apparatus it is judged that there is possibility of a pattern, whose area with high brightness is small, being displayed frequently, when a state in which the total light emission pulse number remains large occurs with high frequency, and if such a state is detected, the total light emission pulse number (sustain frequency) is reduced to prevent the thermal destruction and burning.06-10-2010
20120188290DRIVER AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A driver and a display device using the same may be provided. The driver, according to an exemplary embodiment includes at least one logic unit, receiving a plurality of clock signals and a plurality of input signals, to generate and sequentially transmit output signals to a plurality of pixel rows included in a display unit, and a buffer unit, receiving a plurality of control signals, to generate and simultaneously transmit the output signals of a same waveform to a plurality of pixels included in the display unit, wherein the at least one logic unit is supplied with a logic power source voltage, and the buffer unit is supplied with a buffer power source voltage, the buffer power source voltage being different from the logic power source voltage.07-26-2012
20120188291IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A single pixel is formed from a plurality of pixel circuits including a first pixel circuit that applies an electric signal for driving a first electro-optic device to the first electro-optic device and a second pixel circuit that applies an electric signal for driving a second electro-optic device having a shorter persistence time than the first electro-optic device to the second electro-optic device. The first and second pixel circuits output the respective electric signals such that a center of gravity of a waveform of the electric signal applied to the second electro-optic device is temporally delayed relative to a center of gravity of a waveform of the electric signal applied to the first electro-optic device.07-26-2012
20120139967Driving Method of Electrophoretic Display Device, Electrophoretic Display Device and Electronic Apparatus - In an image rewriting process of rewriting an image displayed on a display section by applying any one of a first electric potential, a second electric potential and voltage based on a driving pulse signal to each of a plurality of pixel electrodes and by moving electrophoretic particles by an electric field generated between the pixel electrodes and a common electrode, a first pulse application process which uses the driving pulse signal with the pulse width of the first electric potential being a first width, a second pulse application process which uses the driving pulse signal with the pulse width of the first electric potential being a second width longer than the first width, and a third pulse application process which uses the driving pulse signal with the pulse width of the first electric potential being a third width shorter than the second width, are sequentially performed.06-07-2012
20110175949Power Management For Modulated Backlights - Power levels of a backlight are adjusted in a number of ways and based on a number of criteria. The adjustments result in a lower power consumption and, in some cases, may enhance audience attention to important objects in a scene. The adjustments comprise, for example, a combination of ramping down power (lowering final display brightness) in concert with corresponding compensatory LCD adjustments (increasing final display brightness). The adjustments may also include, for example, system dimming after ramp down/LCD adjustments are exhausted, or the shifting of an LDR2HDR curve.07-21-2011
20110175947METHOD FOR IMPROVING IMAGE STITCH-IN PHENOMENON - A method for improving image stitch-in phenomenon is disclosed. The method includes the following steps. First, at least a first gray-scale line is inserted into the position of a corresponding number of scan line(s) in a frame. Then, at least a second gray-scale line is inserted into the position of a corresponding number of scan line(s) in the next frame. By inserting gray-scale line(s) into different positions sequentially, the image stitch-in phenomenon will not appear when changing a picture that has been displayed for a long time. The present invention can also improve the stitch-in phenomenon happening in an electronic photo frame and a liquid crystal display as well. Thus, the present invention is able to match the demand of human vision and improves the quality of visual display.07-21-2011
20100128066IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD AND APPARATUS - It is provided at a reasonable cost an image display method and image display apparatus having a small-sized display drive control circuits even in the case of many intensity levels.05-27-2010
20100128065DRIVING METHOD AND DISPLAY UTILIZING THE SAME - A display including a scan driver, a data driver, a first pixel, and a second pixel is disclosed. The scan driver provides a first scan signal and a second scan signal. The data driver provides a data signal. The first pixel receives the first scan signal and displays a first color. The second pixel receives the second scan signal and displays a second color. The frequency of the first scan signal and the frequency of the second scan signal relate to the first color and the second color.05-27-2010
20120139965ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY PANEL THEREOF - An OLED display and a method for driving a display panel thereof are provided. The layout area of each pixel of the OLED display panel is specially designed to be a rectangle in shape, and the pixels are driven in such a manner that each two sub-pixels are taken as a unit to be driven. As such, according to the interaction manner among sub-pixels of the pixels, two sub-pixels can be viewed as one pixel to achieve more pixels within 1 inch in comparison with the conventional panels, which enables the current AMOLED driving circuit designs to be used in specific high resolution applications.06-07-2012
20120139963ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME, AND METHOD FOR MEASURING IMAGE STABILITY THEREOF - Disclosed are an electrophoretic display apparatus and a method for driving the same, which facilitate minimization of the flickering of the screen as well as minimization of the unintended gray scale transition caused by the neighboring cells. Disclosed also is a method for measuring the image stability of an electrophoretic display apparatus which allows a user to visually recognize any unintended gray scale transition that may occur after a predetermined time passes without a data voltage supplied and to identify whether the degree of the unintended gray scale transition exceeds an allowable range. When an image switching is performed, no data voltage is supplied to a first cell to be maintained with a first gray scale without gray scale transition, and a data voltage of a predetermined waveform is supplied to a second cell to be maintained with a second gray scale without gray scale transition.06-07-2012
20100091042IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment of the present invention, a frame interpolation process circuit performs an interpolation process on a video signal in units of frames. A time-division gradation process circuit performs gradation level conversion for distributing brightness for one frame cycle to two sub-frame cycles, i.e., first and second sub-frame cycles. A gradation level change detection circuit detects whether a gradation level of each pixel has changed between consecutive sub-frames. For any pixel having its gradation level changed, an overshoot process circuit outputs, instead of an output signal of the time-division gradation process circuit, a video signal obtained by subjecting an output signal of the frame interpolation process circuit to gradation level conversion for emphasizing a temporal change of the signal. A predetermined-times higher speed process circuit may be added to this circuit configuration, or may be substituted for the frame interpolation process circuit. This makes it possible to improve moving image display performance, while making up for a lack of response speed of display elements.04-15-2010
20090289966DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVE METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus for driving light emitting elements to emit light at a timing shifted according to the order of scanning lines, is arranged to control the light emission intensity of the light emitting element in accordance with an image signal and include a drive unit for driving the light emitting elements of the respective scanning lines in a light emission pattern including a first impulse operation period light emission pattern and a second impulse operation period light emission pattern.11-26-2009
20100053229RIM SYSTEM FOR A DISPLAY - This invention relates to a rim system for a display such as a TV or a computer display. Controllable light sources are used for emitting light beam of at least one wavelength into a light guide comprising an inner and an outer side and a front and a back side, the light guide being adapted for guiding incoming light emitted by the light sources. The light guide 03-04-2010
20110128309MULTI-PRIMARY COLOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A multi-primary color display device according to the present invention includes pixels, each having a plurality of sub-pixels. The plurality of sub-pixels include first, second, third and fourth sub-pixels for displaying first, second, third and fourth colors having first, second, third and fourth hues. The second and third hues are adjacent to the first hue on both sides thereof on an a*b* plane of an L*a*b* colorimetric system. When a color displayed by each pixel changes from black to an optimal color of the first hue, luminance values of the plurality of sub-pixels are set such that the luminance value of the first sub-pixel starts to be increased and also the luminance values of the second and third sub-pixels start to be increased at a rate of increase lower than the rate of increase of the first sub-pixel.06-02-2011
20110128305DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD - A display apparatus in which a plurality of light sources emit light to a pixel includes a correction unit configured to correct a luminance distribution of a display target image or a light emission distribution obtained when the plurality of light sources emit light at a certain light emission intensity so that an interval between the luminance distribution and the light emission distribution is increased; and a control unit configured to control an amount of light emitted from each of the plurality of light sources based on the luminance distribution or the light emission distribution corrected by the correction unit.06-02-2011
20100033517BI-STABLE DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A bi-stable display having a plurality of bi-stable light emitting diodes (LEDs) and a driver are provided. The bi-stable LEDs have bi-stable memory characteristics and emit light according to a plurality of specified voltages, wherein the driver is used to apply the specified voltages to the bi-stable LEDs. The driver further has a brightness controller. The brightness controller is used to control the brightness of the bi-stable display by controlling a plurality of durations in which the specified voltages are applied to the bi-stable LEDs for a plurality of frames.02-11-2010
20090267968Gamma Curve Compensating Method, Gamma Curve Compensating Circuit and Display System using the same - An exemplary gamma curve compensating method is used in a displaying process of a display system for inserting a plurality of grey-scale images to adjust the displaying quality of the display system. A grey-scale luminance of each grey-scale image is one of the grey-scales. The gamma curve compensating method includes: providing a plurality of look-up tables (LUTs) according to the different grey-scales; selecting a specific grey-scale of the different grey-scales as a grey-scale luminance of one of the grey-scale images and accordingly selecting a specific LUT of the LUTs corresponding to the specific grey-scale; and performing a gamma-curve compensating based on the specific LUT to keep the gamma curve of the display system invariable in the displaying process. A gamma curve compensating circuit and a display system for performing the gamma curve compensating method are also provided in the present invention.10-29-2009
20100013870IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CORRECTION METHOD OF IMAGE SIGNAL - An image display apparatus including a plurality of pixels, a drive circuit for outputting drive signals for driving the pixels, and a correction circuit for correcting an input signal corresponding to a predetermined pixel with a correction value to output a corrected input signal to a side of the drive circuit, wherein the apparatus adopts as the correction value a value reflecting drive states of pixels located in the neighborhood of the predetermined pixel, the value being one having received an adjustment according to a nonlinear characteristic between a value of the input signal and a gray-level display of the pixel on the basis of the value of the input signal corresponding to the predetermined pixel.01-21-2010
20120194573LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In the liquid crystal display device (08-02-2012
20120194572DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention is a display apparatus (08-02-2012
20110109666LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes data lines, a plurality of pixel circuits, and a control circuit which obtains data line potentials which are formed by correcting potentials which allow the respective pixel circuits to display tones. The control circuit obtains the data line potentials such that a correction amount from a first potential to the data line potential when a tone potential in a frame which is displayed is the first potential and a tone potential in a frame right before the frame is a second potential, and a correction amount from the second potential to the data line potential when the tone potential of the frame which is displayed is the second potential and the tone potential of the frame right before the frame is the first potential differ from each other.05-12-2011
20110234648DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a display device including: a control portion; a display panel including one or more pixel circuits and an image signal line connected to the pixel circuits; and an image signal line driving circuit. The control portion includes a difference acquiring circuit for acquiring difference data between a value of a gray-level potential, which is to be applied to one of the pixel circuits from the image signal line, and a value of a precharge potential based on the gray-level potential. The image signal line driving circuit calculates the precharge potential based on the value of the gray-level potential and the difference data, and supplies the image signal line with the precharge potential and the gray-level potential in sequence.09-29-2011
20090195566METHOD OF DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - There is provided a method of driving an electrophoretic display device having a display unit including a plurality of pixels in which electrophoretic elements each including electrophoretic particles are disposed between a pixel electrode and a common electrode that face each other. The method includes: forming a gray scale image in the display unit by applying a voltage between the pixel electrode and the common electrode of each of the plurality of pixels in accordance with image data that has three or more gray scale levels; having the pixel electrode and the common electrode in a high-impedance state to be electrically cut off only for a predetermined period after the forming of the gray scale image; applying a first pulse voltage that has a same polarity as the voltage applied in accordance with the image data having a highest gray scale level in the forming of the gray scale image between the pixel electrode and the common electrode of a pixel of the plurality of pixels to which the voltage is applied in accordance with the image data having the highest gray scale level after the having the pixel electrode and the common electrode in the high-impedance state; and applying a second pulse voltage that has a same polarity as the voltage applied in accordance with the image data having a lowest gray scale level in the forming of the gray scale image between the pixel electrode and the common electrode of a pixel of the plurality of pixels to which the voltage is applied in accordance with the image data having the lowest gray scale level after the having the pixel electrode and the common electrode in the high impedance state.08-06-2009
20090040243Display Device and Method for Driving Display Member - In one embodiment of the present invention, in an even-numbered signal line group, the arrangement sequence of the first and second signal lines is reversed between in a display area and in a non-display area, and the same goes for the arrangement sequence of the third and fourth signal lines. The ends of the first to sixteenth signal lines in the non-display area are connected to the first to sixteenth individual drivers, respectively. An odd-numbered individual driver and an even-numbered individual driver each output a corresponding one of drive signals of opposite polarity. Thus, the polarities of subpixels of the same color arranged in a first direction D02-12-2009
20090040245Drive circuit for display apparatus and display apparatus - A drive circuit that is an example of the present invention is a drive circuit of a display device for outputting in parallel the analog picture signals generated based on the digital picture signals inputted in serial. This circuit comprises a level shift circuit for converting the voltage level of the digital picture signals that were inputted in serial, a D/A conversion circuit for generating analog picture signals based on the digital picture signals that were subjected to level conversion with the level shift circuit, and an expansion circuit connected to the output side of the D/A conversion circuit or between the level shift circuit and the D/A conversion circuit and serving to expand and hold the inputted serial picture signals in parallel and output the picture signals in parallel. The level shift circuit is thus formed in the front stage of the picture signal register circuit.02-12-2009
20090040242Display apparatus, display method, display monitor, and television receiver - In one embodiment of the present invention, the image display period of the first sub frame of an N-th frame is arranged to partly overlap the image display period of the second sub frame of the N-th frame and the image display period of the second sub frame of the (N−1)-th frame. Also, in each sub frame, a period in which grayscale display voltages are written into all horizontal lines of the display screen is arranged to be identical with the image signal input period of one frame of an input image signal. In addition, the grayscale display voltages with which pixels that are horizontally or vertically neighbored are charged are arranged to have inverse polarities, and the polarity of the grayscale display voltage charging each pixel is reversed in each frame. Furthermore, a short circuit period is provided and in this period neighboring data signal lines are short-circuited each time the polarity of the grayscale display voltage output to each data signal line is reversed. With this, in a display apparatus performing sub frame display, a time lag between the input of an image signal and image display is reduced, the cost of the frame memory is reduced, and the power consumption for AC driving is reduced.02-12-2009
20090040241METHOD FOR DRIVING LIGHT-EMITTING PANEL - The method for driving a light-emitting panel provides a method for driving a light-emitting panel such that, even if there is a defect at a certain place of the light-emitting surface, the whole surface is not turned off and the function as a lighting apparatus or a backlight of or the electronic information device can be maintained by means that only one area including the defect is turned off and the other areas are turned on. The method for driving a light-emitting panel is characterized in that the light-emitting surface is divided into a plurality of areas and each of the areas emits light by time sharing.02-12-2009
20130127928ADJUSTING THE COLOR OUTPUT OF A DISPLAY DEVICE BASED ON A COLOR PROFILE - Disclosed embodiments relate to adjusting the color output of a display device. For example, a method for adjusting the color output of a display device based on a color profile may comprise receiving, by a display device, a color profile indicative of the native properties of a display device, generating, by the display device, a color mapping based on the received color profile, and storing, by the display device, the color mapping. The method may further comprise displaying, by the display device, an image based on the stored color mapping.05-23-2013
20130127929LIGHTING PERIOD SETTING METHOD, DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING METHOD, BACKLIGHT DRIVING METHOD, LIGHTING CONDITION SETTING DEVICE, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, DISPLAY PANEL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - Disclosed herein is a lighting period setting method for a display panel which permits control of the peak luminance level by controlling the total lighting period length which is the sum of all lighting periods per field period, the lighting period setting method including the steps of, calculating the average luminance level across the screen based on input image data, determining light emission mode based on the calculated average luminance level, and setting the number, arrangement and lengths of lighting periods per field period according to the setting conditions defined for the determined light emission mode so as to provide the peak luminance level which is set according to the input image data.05-23-2013
20130127930VIDEO SIGNAL LINE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED WITH SAME - In this liquid crystal display device, typically, when a +3V source voltage VCI or a −3V source voltage VCI05-23-2013
20130127931PROJECTION DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - A projection display apparatus comprises a lamp; a display element that modulates light emitted from the lamp according to an amplitude of the image signal, and emits the light as the image light; a light intensity controller that changes a lamp power according to a power changing operation, and, if the changed lamp power is lower than a rated power of the lamp and supplied to the lamp for a certain period of time, increases the lamp power and then reduces the lamp power to an original power, identifies an amplitude of the image signal where an intensity of the image light is constant before and after the change of the lamp power; and an image signal controller that controls the amplitude of the image signal to the identified amplitude, and supplies the display element with the image signal.05-23-2013
20090322799Liquid crystal display - A liquid crystal display (LCD) has a voltage generating circuit, a voltage regulating circuit, and a liquid crystal panel. The voltage generating circuit provides the liquid crystal panel with positive gray voltages and negative gray voltages. The voltage regulating circuit creates a compensating voltage lookup table recording compensated voltages according to the luminance, the positive gray voltage and the negative gray voltage of every gray level. The voltage regulating circuit regulates the positive gray voltage and the negative gray voltage using the compensated voltages recorded in the compensating voltage lookup table.12-31-2009
20090322798FLAT PANEL DISPLAYS - A display includes pixels, each pixel including a first display region and a second display region. A controller controls driving of the first and second display regions of each pixel to set the gray scale levels of the first and second display regions based on an overall gray scale level to be shown by the pixel. The controller sets the gray scale level of the second display region independently of the gray scale level of the first display region.12-31-2009
20100220122METHODS FOR DRIVING BISTABLE ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS, AND APPARATUS FOR USE THEREIN - A bistable electro-optic display has a plurality of pixels, each of which is capable of displaying at least three gray levels. The display is driven by a method comprising: storing a look-up table containing data representing the impulses necessary to convert an initial gray level to a final gray level; storing data representing at least an initial state of each pixel of the display; receiving an input signal representing a desired final state of at least one pixel of the display; and generating an output signal representing the impulse necessary to convert the initial state of said one pixel to the desired final state thereof, as determined from said look-up table. The invention also provides a method for reducing the remnant voltage of an electro-optic display.09-02-2010
20100220121METHODS FOR DRIVING BISTABLE ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS, AND APPARATUS FOR USE THEREIN - A bistable electro-optic display has a plurality of pixels, each of which is capable of displaying at least three gray levels. The display is driven by a method comprising: storing a look-up table containing data representing the impulses necessary to convert an initial gray level to a final gray level; storing data representing at least an initial state of each pixel of the display; receiving an input signal representing a desired final state of at least one pixel of the display; and generating an output signal representing the impulse necessary to convert the initial state of said one pixel to the desired final state thereof, as determined from said look-up table. The invention also provides a method for reducing the remnant voltage of an electro-optic display.09-02-2010
20090128587COLOR REPRODUCTION SYSTEM, COLOR REPRODUCTION DEVICE, COLOR REPRODUCTION METHOD, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDED WITH COLOR REPRODUCTION PROGRAM - In a color reproduction system for displaying an image subjected to color conversion processing by a server side system on a monitor device of a user side system, the server side system comprises a first storage unit for storing a multi-spectrum image, a second storage unit for storing color reproduction characteristic information, which is information relating to a color reproduction characteristic when the image is displayed on the monitor device, a server side communication unit for receiving the color reproduction requirement information transmitted from the user side communication unit via the network, and a color conversion processing unit for obtaining, from the second storage unit, color reproduction characteristic information corresponding to the color reproduction requirement information, and performing color conversion processing on the multi-spectrum image on the basis of the obtained color reproduction characteristic information.05-21-2009
20090115802DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - A display device includes: a first detection section configured to detect the light intensity around a display area; a second detection section configured to detect the dark current when light is shielded; and a comparator configured to compare the difference output between the first and second detection section against a given reference value. The display device controls the light intensity supplied to the display area according to the comparison result of the comparator.05-07-2009
20090115801ELECTRON EMISSION DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An electron emission display adapted to reduce or prevent non-uniformity of brightness between pixels and distortion of the white balance. The electron emission display includes a display region, a data driver, and a compensation unit. The display region has a plurality of pixels, each pixel comprising a plurality of sub-pixels. The data driver is coupled to the display region, and is configured to generate a data signal for driving the pixels to display an image. The compensation unit receives brightness data and image data, compensates the image data for a pixel, and outputs compensated image data to the data driver. To this end, the compensation unit includes a first compensation coefficient estimator and a second compensation coefficient estimator. The first compensation coefficient estimator receives brightness data of respective sub-pixels and estimates a plurality of first compensation coefficients such that the sub-pixels would emit the same brightness in response to the same data. The second compensation coefficient estimator estimates a second compensation coefficient commonly applied to the sub-pixels of the single pixel.05-07-2009
20110032277MONOCHROME LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A monochrome light emitting display device and a method for fabricating the same are disclosed, in which a pixel structure of a monochrome light emitting display device is changed to improve a contrast ratio and resolution and at the same time color shift is prevented from occurring, so as to display clearer image. The monochrome light emitting display device comprises a display panel having unit pixels of first and second sub-pixels arranged in a matrix arrangement to display a monochrome image; gate and data drivers respectively driving gate lines and data lines of the display panel; and a timing controller aligning externally input RGB data to be suitable for driving of the display panel to supply the RGB data to the data driver and generating data and gate control signals to control the data and gate drivers.02-10-2011
20110032282DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device is capable of improving display quality. A data line drive circuit outputs a display signal voltage to data lines in a first period. Each pixel holds the display signal voltage with reference to a voltage determined based on characteristics of the drive transistor. In a second period, a control voltage for controlling the drive transistor is output to the data lines. The drive transistor generates a drive current in accordance with the control voltage and the held signal voltage so as to allow the self-luminous element to emit light. After the second period, a third period is provided in which a voltage signal for setting a control terminal of the drive transistor to have a given correction voltage is output to the data lines. The first period follows the third period.02-10-2011
20110032286DISPLAY DEVICE AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - A display device 02-10-2011
20110032284DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes first transistors provided for every scanning line and second transistors having a first electrode connected to each scanning line and a second electrode to which a reference potential is inputted. A first electrode of the first transistor is connected to any one of gate lines belonging to a first group. A control electrode of the first transistor is connected to any one of gate lines belonging to a second group. A control electrode of the second transistor is connected to any one of reverse gate lines belonging to a second group. A scanning line drive circuit intermittently outputs, when the scanning line drive circuit outputs a non-selective scanning voltage to any one of the gate lines belonging to the second group, a selective reversal scanning voltage to a reverse gate line corresponding to the gate line in the reverse gate lines belonging to the second group.02-10-2011
20110032283LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An LCD device and a driving method thereof are discussed. The LCD device can prevent a blended color within each block which is defined in an LCD panel. To this end, the LCD device divides an external image data into a plurality of block image data, generates first dimming signals opposite to red, green, and blue data with each block image data, and provides a second dimming signal opposite to a brightness data with each block image data. Also, the LCD device calculates a difference value between maximum and minimum grayscale values by analyzing histograms for the red, green, and compares the calculated difference value with a reference difference value. Furthermore, the LCD device allows one of the first and second dimming signals to be selected according to the dimming mode control signal.02-10-2011
20110032281CORRECTION CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A correction circuit includes a memory that stores a mobility correction value or a threshold voltage correction value for correcting luminance non-uniformity for every pixel, a memory read-out unit that reads out the mobility correction value or the threshold voltage correction value from the memory, a correlation table that produces a threshold voltage correction value or a mobility correction value from the other one of the mobility correction value and the threshold voltage correction value on the basis of a correlation between mobility and a threshold voltage, a mobility correction unit correcting an input signal for every pixel by using the mobility correction value supplied from the memory read-out unit or the correlation table, and a threshold voltage correction unit correcting the input signal that is corrected at the mobility correction unit, by using the threshold voltage correction value supplied from the memory read-out unit or the correlation table.02-10-2011
20110032285BACKLIGHT CONTROL OF ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Embodiments are provided herein which may be utilized to eliminate stray light emissions from an LED while ambient light is being sensed. As such, dynamic backlight control systems for use with an electronic display are presented including: an ambient light sensor for sensing ambient light intensity; a backlight for illuminating the electronic display; a switch for controlling the backlight, the switch configured to set a backlight condition to ON or OFF in response to a backlight-off frequency such that the ambient light sensor senses the ambient light intensity in the absence of the backlight; a logic module for determining a backlight level in response to the ambient light intensity; and a backlight control circuit for adjusting the backlight to the backlight level in response to the ambient light intensity.02-10-2011
20110032278SOURCE DRIVER - A source driver including a data register, a level shifter, a gamma correction unit, a digital-to-analog converter and a buffer is provided. The data register stores a digital data signal. The level shifter pulls up the level of the digital data signal. The gamma correction unit provides a gamma curve. The digital-to-analog converter transforms the level-pulled-up digital data signal into an analog data signal with reference to the gamma curve. The buffer outputs the analog data signal to drive a corresponding data line. The level shifter, the gamma correction unit, the digital-to-analog converter and the buffer are all figured to receive a first set of reference voltages or a second set of reference voltages.02-10-2011
20110032275COLOR CORRECTION OF ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS UTILIZING GAIN CONTROL - A video-rendering chip performs gain correction on received display input, based on a display temperature, to produce output values that are shown on the display. The video-rendering chip includes multipliers, a microprocessor, and a memory. The microprocessor receives a display temperature from a sensor, determines gain correction coefficients that correspond to the display temperature, and provides the correction coefficients to the multipliers. The multipliers then multiply the display input by the correction coefficients to produce the output values. The microprocessor may determine the correction coefficients utilizing a lookup table or a correction coefficient formula stored in the memory. The microprocessor may receive an updated display temperature periodically and may determine new correction coefficients that correspond to the updated display temperature. The microprocessor may receive updated display temperatures at fixed periods or at varying periods based on the previous display temperature.02-10-2011
20110032279DISPLAY DRIVER CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A display driver circuit and a display device are provided. The display driver circuit may have positive and negative resistor strings that are symmetrically formed and include a plurality of resistors, and applies a gamma voltage to one of the positive and negative resistor strings in response to a polarity selection signal, thereby generating and outputting a positive grayscale voltage and a negative grayscale voltage.02-10-2011
20080309683DRIVING DEVICE, DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE DRIVING DEVICE INSTALLED THEREIN AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A driving device including a signal controller which receives input image data corresponding to a plurality of frame periods, outputs the input image data during a first sub-frame period of one frame period among the plurality of frame periods, and outputs impulsive data having gray-scales, which are lower than those of the input image data, during a second sub-frame period of the one frame period. The impulsive data in the frame periods in which still images are displayed comprise first gray-scales, and the impulsive data in the frame periods in which moving images are displayed comprise second gray-scales, the second gray-scale being different from the first gray-scales. A data driver converts the input image data to pixel voltages during the first sub-frame period, and converts the impulsive data to impulsive voltages during the second sub-frame period.12-18-2008
20120242712PIXEL CIRCUIT OF LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - The gate of the first TFT in the present invention is discharged through the first TFT and the OLED in the compensation and data writing stage operation. As in cases that the usage time of the display pixel extends and the threshold voltage of the first TFT increases and the mobility thereof decreases, the voltage of the OLED increases, or the size of the display becomes larger to induce IR drop, the present invention enables to reduce the discharge voltage (charge current) to raise the gate voltage of the first TFT for compensating the OLED current drop. Meanwhile, the fifth TFT has characteristic of the threshold voltage increase. As the threshold voltage of the fifth TFT increases with usage time, the compensation of the OLED luminous efficiency drop can be realized.09-27-2012
20120242709LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an image display device has a liquid crystal panel, a backlight, an intensity setting unit, a presumption unit, a signal correction unit, an error calculation unit and a control unit. The intensity setting unit sets intensities of the light sources, respectively. The presumption unit presumes color information based on intensity information representing the intensities. The signal correction unit corrects an input video signal according to the color information, and obtains a corrected video signal. The error calculation unit presumes a display image from the corrected video signal and the input video signal, and calculates display errors between the presumed display image and an input image corresponding to the input video signal. The control unit controls sets the intensities of the light sources as the emission intensities of the backlight so that the display errors obtained from the error calculation unit can be minimum.09-27-2012
20120242710LUMINANCE CORRECTION SYSTEM FOR ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICES - A luminance correction system for organic light emitting display devices is disclosed. In one aspect, an image displayed in a pixel unit of each of the display devices is analyzed and the luminance and color coordinate for main gray-level data is measured. A main-gamma offset value corresponding to the result of image analysis may be generated. A change in voltage of a driving power signal input from an external source of each of the display devices may be sensed. A sub-gamma offset value is generated by applying the change in voltage of the sensed driving power signal. A main-gamma voltage for the main gray level corresponding to the set main-gamma offset value and the set sub-gamma offset value is adjusted and output as an adjusted main-gamma voltage. The adjusted main-gamma voltage may be applied to a data driver of each of the display devices.09-27-2012
20100220119GAMMA CONTROL CIRCUIT AND METHOD THEREOF - A gamma control circuit includes a first gray-scale voltage selection unit that selects and outputs a highest gray-scale voltage and a lowest gray-scale voltage from among a plurality of first voltages present between a first supply voltage and a second supply voltage. A second gray-scale voltage selection unit receives the highest and lowest gray-scale voltages and selects and outputs a first intermediate voltage and a second intermediate voltage between the highest and lowest gray-scale voltages. A third gray-scale voltage selection unit receives the highest and lowest gray-scale voltages and the first and second intermediate voltages and generates a plurality of reference voltages from the received voltages. A gray-scale voltage generation unit receives the highest and lowest gray-scale voltages and the plurality of reference voltages and outputs a plurality of gray-scale voltages.09-02-2010
20100220120LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY PANEL - A drive apparatus is provided which can calculate a suitable APL value when driving a color display panel using PLE control. Further, a drive apparatus is provided which can inhibit output capacity of a power supply circuit by controlling display brightness according to a lighting rate of a pixel. An APL calculation means 09-02-2010
20100220116PIXEL STRUCTURE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A pixel structure includes a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The first sub-pixel includes a first switching transistor and a first liquid crystal capacitor, wherein when the first switching transistor is turned on, the first liquid crystal capacitor is biased to a first gray level voltage. The second sub-pixel includes a second switching transistor, a second liquid crystal capacitor, a third switching transistor, a charge sharing capacitor and a fourth switching transistor, wherein when the second switching transistor is turned on, the second liquid crystal capacitor is biased to the first gray level voltage; when the fourth switching transistor is turned on, the charge sharing capacitor is reset to a predetermined voltage; and when the third switching transistor is turned on, the second liquid crystal capacitor and the charge sharing capacitor are charge-shared to a second gray level voltage through the third switching transistor.09-02-2010
20100220115METHOD FOR DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL, AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display device has a plasma display panel (PDP) and a driver unit driving the PDP. One field for displaying one screen of the PDP is made up of a plurality of subfields having a reset period and an address period. At least one of the plurality of subfields is a subfield for low luminance with number of times of sustain discharge being set to 0 (zero) and a voltage between a scan electrode and a sustain electrode during the address period being set smaller than a firing voltage between the scan electrode and the sustain electrode. The driver unit applies between the scan electrodes and the sustain electrodes a voltage smaller than the firing voltage between the scan electrodes and the sustain electrodes in a reset period of a subfield subsequent to the subfield for low luminance. As a result, luminance when reproducing black can be lowered.09-02-2010
20100220114Display Device, Electro-Optical Element Driving Method and Electronic Equipment - The present invention permits a capacitance value of an electro-optical element such as organic EL element to be arbitrarily set without changing the light extraction efficiency of a pixel. That is, the present invention permits a capacitance value Coled of an organic EL element (09-02-2010
20090109247DISPLAY PANEL CONTROL DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE, DISPLAY DEVICE DRIVING METHOD, AND CONTROL PROGRAM - To provide a display panel control device capable of preventing generation of step-like tailing and ghost when executing black insertion drive. A first correction device performs first correction on a gradation value of a video signal by considering response delay of the display panel when changing from a second gradation voltage to a first gradation voltage. A second correction device performs second correction on one of or both of the gradation value of the video signal and the gradation voltage of a monochrome image signal by considering accumulative luminance reaching delay of the video part caused due to a difference between each monochrome display luminance of each monochrome image part in different unit frame cycle periods, when the gradation value of the video signal changes from a unit frame cycle period to another unit frame cycle period. A monochrome image insertion drive control device generates the monochrome image inserted video signal including the video part and the monochrome image part to which the first correction or the second correction is performed, and controls the monochrome image insertion drive of the display panel.04-30-2009
20100220118PIXEL CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - An active matrix display apparatus of the present invention comprises plural gate lines and plural source lines which are arranged such that the plural gate lines respectively intersect the plural source lines and light-emitting element circuits which are provided to respectively correspond to intersections at which the plural gate lines intersect the plural source line, respectively; wherein each of the light-emitting element circuits includes a light-emitting element for emitting light according to a current supplied thereto; a drive transistor for controlling a current supplied to the light-emitting element; and a control transistor for controlling an ON/OFF operation of the drive transistor; wherein the drive transistor has a body terminal and is configured to correct luminance of the light-emitting element using a voltage applied to the body terminal.09-02-2010
20120032990DISPLAY APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTORL MODULE - A display device and a display controlling module are provided. The display controlling module includes a data analyzing unit, an interference data storage unit and a data adjustment unit. The data analyzing unit receives a plurality of display data of a corresponding frame, analyzes the display data to obtain a plurality of grayscale distributions of the corresponding display regions of a display panel and generates a backlight signal for adjusting a brightness of each of a plurality of light emitting groups of a backlight module according to the grayscale distributions. The interference data storage unit outputs a plurality of interferences of the corresponding display data according to the backlight controlling signal. The data adjustment unit receives the display data and the interferences and correspondingly adjusts grayscales of the display data according to the interferences.02-09-2012
20110037791DISPLAY DEVICE BASED ON PIXELS WITH VARIABLE CHROMATIC COORDINATES - A pixel with variable chromatic coordinates comprises a plurality of color sub-pixels consisting of a light emitter and a color filter. The light emitters are identical and have an emission spectrum that is able to be modulated according to their supply voltage and/or current. The pixel control circuit supplies each color sub-pixel with a supply voltage and/or current dependent on the color of the sub-pixel for its emission spectrum to approximate the transmission spectrum of the associated color filter. Control means enable the application time of the supply voltage and/or current to be modified according to the color of the sub-pixel to obtain a predetermined mean luminance during a predetermined period.02-17-2011
20110037781APPARATUS, SYSTEM, AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN ELECTRONIC DISPLAY - An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for controlling an electronic display. An activity module receives a brightness restore signal and sets a brightness level of an electronic display to a default brightness level in response to the brightness restore signal. A brightness decay module dims the brightness level of the electronic display from the default brightness level to an intermediate brightness level at a first dimming rate. The intermediate brightness level is selected from one or more intermediate brightness levels. A plateau module maintains the brightness level of the electronic display at the intermediate brightness level for a predefined period of time. A minimum brightness module dims the brightness level of the electronic display from an intermediate brightness level to a minimum brightness level at a second dimming rate.02-17-2011
20090109246DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF FOR SAVING POWER - A display apparatus and a control method thereof, wherein output of a backlight is reduced depending on the remaining amount of a battery or a pixel of an input image, and a brightness value of an output image is increased to compensate for the reduced output of the backlight. A display apparatus according to the present invention includes a display controller for controlling brightness of an image displayed on a display panel and output of a backlight of the display panel; and a control unit for detecting the remaining amount of a battery and controlling the display controller in accordance with the remaining amount of the battery. The control unit includes an operation unit for calculating an output value of the backlight and a pixel brightness correction value of the output image.04-30-2009
20100295877LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING BACK-LIGHT BRIGHTNESS - The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display and method of preventing dazzling thereof, by which human eyes can be prevented from being fatigued by the intensity of radiation in a manner of detecting APL of an LCD TV and correcting brightness of a backlight. The present invention includes an APL detecting unit detecting APL of the liquid crystal display, a control unit increasing or decreasing a brightness of a backlight uniformly in inverse proportional to the APL value detected by the APL detecting unit, the control unit increasing the brightness of the backlight according to a decrement of the APL value by limiting the brightness of the backlight to a prescribed brightness for a preset reference section, and a backlight driving unit driving the backlight by controlling the brightness of the backlight under the control of the control unit.11-25-2010
20090189921Display Device and Method for Driving the Same - The invention provides a driving method of a semiconductor display device in which generation of a pseudo contour can be suppressed while the operating frequency of a driver circuit is suppressed. Furthermore, the invention provides a driving method of a semiconductor display device in which generation of a pseudo contour can be suppressed while the decrease in image quality is suppressed. In a semiconductor display device including a plurality of pixels, tables each storing data for determining a subframe period for light emission among a plurality of subframe periods are provided for a plurality of arbitrary pixels among the plurality of pixels respectively. The table is stored in a memory.07-30-2009
20100295878Document with an Integrated Display Device - A document including an integrated display device that has several triggerable display elements, each of which is designed to emit an optical signal for representing first data stored in the document whereby the display device is designed for cyclical activation of the display elements for rendering the first data in sequential image regeneration periods, and whereby the display device is designed in such a way that the emission of the optical signals of at least a subset of the display element takes place with a chronological delay, whereby it is not possible to visually perceive the chronological delay.11-25-2010
20100295876DISPLAY APPARATUS - In a display apparatus according to one or more embodiments, a boosting circuit boosts an input voltage to a backlight driving voltage, and a backlight unit receives the backlight driving voltage to generate light. A backlight driving circuit controls the boosting circuit in response to a dimming signal and compensates a plurality of feedback voltages fedback from the backlight unit to output a panel driving voltage. A panel driving circuit receives the panel driving voltage from the backlight driving circuit to output a data voltage corresponding to an image signal and receives a gate driving voltage to generate a gate voltage. A display panel displays an image in response to the gate voltage and the data voltage. Accordingly, a number of the boosting circuits for the display apparatus may decrease, thereby reducing a manufacturing cost of the display apparatus.11-25-2010
20100295875DRIVING METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE UTILIZING THE SAME - A display device including a gate driver, a data driver and a plurality of sub-pixels is disclosed. The gate driver sequentially asserts a first scan signal and a second scan signal. The data driver provides a first data signal and a second data signal. When the first scan signal is asserted, the first scan signal and the first data signal respond with a first response signal. When the second scan signal is asserted, the second scan signal and the second data signal respond with a second response signal. The pulse of the first response signal is different from the pulse of the second response signal. A first sub-pixel among the sub-pixels displays a first color according to the first response signal. A second sub-pixel among the sub-pixels displays a second color according to the second response signal, and the first color is different from the second color.11-25-2010
20110128308PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - In a plasma display panel, abnormal discharge in address periods is suppressed to enhance image display quality. The scan electrode driving circuit generates a first falling down-ramp voltage i.e. down-ramp voltage L06-02-2011
20110128306Liquid Crystal Display Apparatus Capable of Maintaining High Color Purity - A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a white color light source and a coloring light source, a detection circuit which detects a brightness of an input image signal, an image quality processing calculation circuit, a light source control circuit, and an image control circuit. The coloring light source includes a blue light source. The image quality processing calculation circuit outputs to the light source control circuit a light source control signal for (1) increasing a light intensity of the coloring light source when an average luminance of the input image signal is detected to be higher than a predetermined luminance based on a detection result of the detection circuit, and for (2) turning-on only the white color light source without turning-on the coloring light source when the average luminance of the input image signal is detected to be lower than the predetermined luminance.06-02-2011
20110128304LIGHT EMITTING ELEMENT CIRCUIT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A light emitting element circuit according to the present invention includes: a plurality of LED chains connected in parallel to each other, each of the plurality of LED chains including LEDs that are a plurality of light emitting elements connected in series; a transistor that is a reference element connected in series to the LED chain being one of the plurality of LED chains; and transistors that are one or more subordinate elements respectively connected in series to the LED chains among the plurality of LED chains except for the LED chain, a control voltage thereof following a control voltage of the transistor, wherein the transistor takes a voltage of a predetermined node on the LED chain as the control voltage.06-02-2011
20130135359DISPLAY SYSTEMS INCLUDING ILLUMINATION AND OPTICAL TOUCHSCREEN - This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for a display device having a front light to provide front illumination to the display element included in the display device and an optical touch screen to provide a touch input to the display device. In one aspect, the display device includes a light source disposed to inject light into a backplate of the display device rearward of the display elements and a light redirector disposed to receive light from the backplate and redirect the received light forward of the display elements for optical touch purpose.05-30-2013
20100315448APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An apparatus and method for driving an LCD device is provided. The apparatus for driving an LCD device comprises an image display unit that includes liquid crystal cells formed in each region defined by a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines. A data driver supplies analog video signals to the respective data lines. A gate driver supplies scan pulses to the respective gate lines. A data converter detects motion vectors from input data and generating modulated data by filtering the input data in accordance with the motion vectors to generate overshoot or undershoot in a boundary along a motion direction. A timing controller aligns the modulated data to supply the aligned data to the data driver and operates the data driver and the gate driver.12-16-2010
20110122175LUMINANCE ENHANCEMENT OPTICAL SUBSTRATES WITH OPTICAL DEFECT MASKING STRUCTURES - An optical substrate possesses a structured surface that enhances luminance or brightness and reduces the effects of structural defects on perceived image quality. User perceivable image cosmetic defects caused by manufacturing or handling, can be masked by introducing structural irregularities in the optical substrate, which may be non-facet flat sections or in-kind to the defects. Optical defects caused by non-facet flat sections in the prism structure of the optical substrate (e.g., flat-bottom valleys with a certain valley bottom thickness above the base layer, and/or flat-top peaks, and/or openings in the optical substrates that expose flat sections of underlying base layer) can be masked by providing distributed in-kind non-facet flat sections (e.g., flat-bottom valleys, and/or flat-top peaks, and/or openings exposing sections of underlying base layer), to diffuse the prominence of the original defects with the introduced irregularities.05-26-2011
20110122174COLOR ELECTRONIC PAPER USING RGBW COLOR PARTICLES AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A color electronic paper using RGBW color particles and a driving method thereof are provided.05-26-2011
20110122171LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF LOCAL DIMMING THEREOF - A liquid crystal display includes a display panel, a backlight unit providing light to the display panel, a representative value adjusting unit that divides an input image in conformity with a plurality of blocks divided from the display panel and a light emitting surface of the backlight unit, selectively adjusts a representative value of each block based on a luminance difference between the blocks and a grayscale banding degree of each block, and generates a modified representative value of each block, a dimming value determining unit that maps the modified representative value of each block to a predetermined dimming curve and selects a dimming value of each block, and a light source driver for driving light sources of the backlight unit based on the dimming value of each block.05-26-2011
20110122170METHOD OF COMPENSATING FOR PIXEL DATA AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A method of compensating for pixel data includes extending a side portion and a corner portion of a real screen to set an virtual screen, setting dimming values of the virtual screen using dimming values of the real screen, calculating an amount of light of each of pixels on the real screen using the dimming values of the virtual screen mapped to a predetermined analysis area, and multiplying the amount of light of each pixel by a gain of each pixel to modulate pixel data.05-26-2011
20110122169DISPLAY APPARATUS AND BACKLIGHT UNIT - A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes: a display panel; and a backlight unit which provides the display panel with backlight. The backlight unit includes: a converter which converts a voltage of a received power and outputs an output power, a plurality of light source modules which receives the output power from the converter, and a control unit which determines powering conditions to operate the plurality of the light source modules in a specific state for each of the plurality of light source modules, and controls the converter sequentially based on the determined powering conditions.05-26-2011
20110122168LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - Disclosed are a liquid crystal display and a method of the liquid crystal display. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight unit that supplies light to the liquid crystal panel and has a plurality of light sources, and an image calibration unit that calculates a global dimming resultant value and a local dimming resultant value for an image data signal inputted to the liquid crystal panel, analyzes an average picture level for each block with respect to the image data signal, and determines a convex combination parameter based on the global dimming resultant value, the local dimming resultant value, and the average picture level to generate a calibration dimming value for the backlight unit and an image calibration value for the image data signal.05-26-2011
20110122166LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a display control circuit to receive data of each frame of an external image signal and a liquid crystal panel. When the data of an n+1 frame currently received is the same as that of an n frame previously received, the display control circuit outputs first gray scale voltages corresponding to the data of the n+1 frame to drive the liquid crystal panel. When the data of the n+1 frame is different from that of the n frame, the display control circuit generates data of at least one inserted frame between the data of the n and the n+1 frames, and outputs second gray scale voltages respectively corresponding to the data of the at least one inserted frame and the n+1 frame to drive the liquid crystal panel to display first an image of the least one inserted frame and then that of the n+1 frame. An absolute value of a second gray scale voltage exceeds that of a first gray scale voltage for a same gray scale.05-26-2011
20110122165LAMP DRIVING CIRCUIT HAVING LOW VOLTAGE CONTROL, BACKLIGHT UNIT, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A lamp driving circuit is provided for controlling individual block luminances provided by corresponding locally dimmed blocks of a backlight unit of an LCD system where the backlight unit employs high voltage discharge lamps that each need to have an AC excitation signal of at least predetermined minimum high voltage level developed there across in order to generate light. The lamp driving circuit includes a plurality of isolation transformers and corresponding low voltage switch circuits. Each isolation transformer has primary windings and a secondary winding. The secondary winding is interposed between a high voltage AC power source and a corresponding one or more lamps. The equivalent circuit impedance of the secondary winding determines what voltage will develop across its respective lamps. The low voltage switch circuits are operative to alter the equivalent circuit impedances of their respective primary windings, which impedance changes are then reflected by mutual inductance coupling into the secondary windings. Thus control circuits operating at relatively low voltages can be used to control the ON/OFF states of the lamps.05-26-2011
20110122164Display Device and Driving Method and Electronic Apparatus of the Display Device - To reduce a pseudo contour which occurs when displaying by a time gray scale method. When gradation is expressed with an n bit, bits each of which is shown by a binary of the gray scales are divided into three bit groups, and one frame is divided into two subframe groups. Then, a (005-26-2011
20110122163DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE DRIVING METHOD, AND DISPLAY DRIVING CONTROL METHOD - A display device of at least one embodiment of the present invention includes at least one correcting device for, in a case where a first data signal is to be written to a first pixel during a unique horizontal period, (i) carrying out a first gray scale correction with respect to display data corresponding to the first data signal to be written to the first pixel during the unique horizontal period, and (ii) supplying the display data to a display driver, the unique horizontal period being a first horizontal period for one of the driving signals supplied to respective storage capacitor bus lines which first horizontal period occurs a first number of horizontal periods after an initial horizontal period included in a given cyclic term for either or both of a binary level, the given cyclic term being a second cyclic term for the driving signals which second cyclic term occurs a second number of cyclic terms after a first cyclic term including a horizontal period during which the data signals start to be written to the pixels, the first number being different from a corresponding number for any other of the driving signals.05-26-2011
20100315442Circuit Configuration and Method for Controlling Particularly Segmented LED Background Illumination - A circuit arrangement for controlling a segmented LED backlight in particular, comprises a generator (12-16-2010
20130141469ACTIVE MATRIX ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - In one exemplary embodiment, a method for driving an AMOLED display having OLED arranged in rows and columns, a pixel circuit for driving an OLED, a scan line for selecting the pixel circuits of each row and a data line for controlling the pixel circuits of each column and supply lines connectable to the anodes and cathodes of the AMOLED pixels may be described. The method may be steps for decomposing image data into a plurality of subframes based on a dependence of physical characteristics of the AMOLED display; generating binary subframe signals according to the decomposed subframes; activating an OLED, based on a scan signal on the scan line and a generated subframe signal applied on the data line, allowing or blocking a current to flow through the organic light emitting diode; and connecting the supply lines to a voltage source for a predetermined duration for each subframe.06-06-2013
20130141471OBSCURING GRAPHICAL OUTPUT ON REMOTE DISPLAYS - The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates interaction between an electronic device and a remote display. The system includes a first application and an encoding apparatus on the electronic device, and a second application and a decoding apparatus on the remote display. The first application obtains graphical output for a display of the electronic device and a set of filtering parameters associated with the graphical output. Next, the encoding apparatus encodes the graphical output, and the first application transmits the graphical output and the filtering parameters to the remote display. Upon receiving the graphical output and the filtering parameters at the remote display, the decoding apparatus decodes the graphical output. The second application then uses the graphical output to drive the remote display and the filtering parameters to obscure a subset of the graphical output on the remote display.06-06-2013
20090002404SYNCHRONIZING DYNAMIC BACKLIGHT ADAPTATION - Embodiments of a system that includes one or more integrated circuits are described. During operation, the system receives a sequence of video images and a brightness setting of a light source which is configured to illuminate a display that is configured to display the video images, where the sequence of video images includes video signals. Then, the system determines an intensity setting of the light source on an image-by-image basis for the sequence of video images, where the intensity of a given video image is based on the brightness setting and brightness information contained in the video signals associated with the given video image. Next, the system synchronizes the intensity setting of the light source with a current video image to be displayed.01-01-2009
20090002405DISPLAY DRIVE APPARATUS, DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVE CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display drive apparatus driving a display pixel, includes a light-emitting element and a light-emission drive element, connected to a data line, includes a reset circuit and a gradation current supply circuit. The reset circuit initializes the display pixel applying a reset voltage to the display pixel wherein the reset voltage has a voltage value that an absolute value of a potential difference applied between a control terminal of the light-emission drive element and one end of the current path thereof being a larger value than an absolute value of a threshold voltage of the light-emission drive element, and has a polarity capable of discharging charge remaining in wiring capacitance of the data line and a capacitance component of the display pixel. The gradation current supply circuit supplies a gradation current having a signal polarity and magnitude corresponding to a gradation value of display data to the display pixel initialized.01-01-2009
20090002401DYNAMIC BACKLIGHT ADAPTATION USING SELECTIVE FILTERING - Embodiments of a system that includes one or more integrated circuits are described. During operation, the system receives a sequence of video images, where a given video image in the sequence, when displayed, includes a picture portion and the non-picture portion, and where the picture portion has a histogram of brightness values. Then, the system determines the intensity setting of the light source on an image-by-image basis based on the histogram, where the light source is configured to illuminate a display that is configured to display the sequence of video images. Next, the system selectively filters changes in the intensity setting of the light source, where the selective filtering is based on a magnitude of a given change in the intensity setting from a previous video image to a current video image.01-01-2009
20090002403DYNAMIC BACKLIGHT ADAPTATION FOR VIDEO IMAGES WITH BLACK BARS - Embodiments of a system that includes one or more integrated circuits are described. During operation, the system calculates a brightness metric associated with a video image. Then, the system identifies a subset of the video image based on the brightness metric, where the subset of the video image includes spatially varying visual information in the video image. Next, the system determines the intensity setting of the light source based on a first portion of the brightness metric associated with the subset of the video image, where the light source is configured to illuminate a display that is configured to display the video image.01-01-2009
20100321415DISPLAY DRIVING UNIT AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME - A display driving unit used in a liquid crystal display (LCD) stores two γ curves. When the LCD displays images, the display driving unit determines the luminance of the image in a first sub-period for displaying the image according to the gray level of the image and the first γ curve, and determines the luminance of the image in a second sub-period for displaying the image according to the gray level of the image and the second γ curve. The LCD displays the image in the luminance determined according to the gray level of the image and the first γ curve in the first sub-period and displays the image in the luminance determined according to the gray level of the image and the second γ curve in the second sub-period.12-23-2010
20110001766 LED Drive Circuit For SCR Dimming - A LED drive circuit for SCR dimming including an external controller configured to receive AC voltage from a power network to convert the AC voltage to an AC voltage with a lacked phase by phase controlling the voltage through a thyristor, and a LED driver that includes a bridge rectifier configured to shape the AC voltage with the lacked phase output into a unidirectional pulse DC voltage, and a phase angle detecting circuit configured to shape the AC voltage signal output with lacked phase from the external controller into a saw-tooth wave pulse signal.01-06-2011
20110001764DYNAMIC CREATION OF WAVEFORM PALETTE - A system and method for driving a display region on the display are described. The method includes receiving a desired color for a pixel, determining a waveform to drive the pixel to desired color, updating frame buffer with an index to the determined waveform, updating waveform table with the determined waveform, and then driving the pixel on the display using the index and associated waveform. After the drive, the waveform is removed from the waveform table and the corresponding pixel in frame buffer is updated with an index corresponding to a null waveform.01-06-2011
20110001765Semiconductor integrated circuit and liquid crystal drive circuit - Disclosed herein is a semiconductor integrated circuit including: line buffers; an alpha channel first selector; an alpha channel digital-to-analog converter; a beta channel digital-to-analog converter; a redundant digital-to-analog converter; an alpha channel second selector; a beta channel second selector; an alpha channel amplifier; and a beta channel amplifier.01-06-2011
20110128307METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MANIPULATING COLOR IN A DISPLAY - Embodiments include methods and devices for controlling the spectral profile and color gamut of light produced by an interferometric display. Such devices include illuminating a display with selected wavelengths of light. Embodiments also include a display comprising separate sections that output different predetermined colors of light. Other embodiments include methods of making the aforementioned devices.06-02-2011
20110109665DISPLAY DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DRIVING SYSTEM - A display driving circuit (05-12-2011
20110249042TERMINAL DEVICE AND RECORDING MEDIUM WITH CONTROL PROGRAM RECORDED THEREIN - In a terminal device, when an opening angle of two display section housings is detected by an opening angle detecting section 10-13-2011
20110128302LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND LOCAL DIMMING CONTROL CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel, a backlight unit including a plurality of light sources, the backlight unit providing light to a back surface of the liquid crystal display panel, a backlight driving circuit that individually drives a plurality of previously determined blocks each including the light sources based on a dimming value of each of the blocks, and a local dimming control circuit that calculates a pixel gain value compensating for a luminance reduction resulting from the dimming value of each block and corrects the pixel gain value based on a grayscale saturation level of each block.06-02-2011
20100259570OPTICAL DETECTION DEVICE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a photodetection device which is small in size and has excellent sensitivity. A photodetection device puts cathode terminals of photodiodes having different spectral characteristics into an open end state, and detects light intensity of a desired wavelength region according to a difference in electric charges that have been stored in those photodiodes in a given period of time. The photodiodes employ a system of storing electric charges, and hence even if a photocurrent is small, the photocurrent may be stored to obtain the electric charges required for detection, and the downsizing and high detection performance of a semiconductor device that forms the photodiodes may be achieved. Further, a wide dynamic range may be realized with an electric charge storage time being variable according to the light intensity, to intermittently drive an element required for difference detection at the time of difference detection so as to suppress electric power consumption, or to average the output so as to reduce flicker.10-14-2010
20110025722Apparatus to Select Gamma Reference Voltage and Method of the Same - The present invention provides a method of selecting a gamma reference voltage. The method is used to switch the picture to a first grey scale. The second grey scale and its luminance of a plurality of regions of a liquid crystal display panel are determined by a sensor, and the gamma voltage corresponding to the second grey scale is stored into a bank to output. The bank signal is input to a reference voltage.02-03-2011
20110025721METHOD OF CORRECTING DATA AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY USNG THE SAME - A data correcting method is disclosed to implement an optimum picture quality according to surrounding conditions. The data correcting method includes: converting the input data into XYZ color space data; converting the XYZ color space data into JCh color space data by applying a reference illuminance parameter to a CIECAM02 forward algorithm; inversely converting the JCh color space data into the XYZ color space data by the illuminance by sequentially applying a plurality of illuminance parameters different from the reference illuminance, to a CIECAM02 backward algorithm; inversely converting the inversely converted XYZ color space data into an RGB color space to produce correction data of each illuminance; and making a look-up table by mapping the produced correction data of each illuminance to the input data.02-03-2011
20100328356RENDERING MULTISPECTRAL IMAGES ON REFLECTIVE DISPLAYS - Image display which accesses an image containing multispectral data and a spectral device model for a reflective display. The reflective display renders the image by modulation of an ambient illuminant and is driven by color primary signals for corresponding color primaries. A spectral power distribution of a direct irradiance of a current ambient illuminant is cyclically and repetitively estimated by using a measurement of the spectral power distribution of the direct irradiance of the current ambient illuminant. Color primary signals are determined by using the estimation of the spectral power distribution of the direct irradiance of the current ambient illuminant, the spectral device model, and the multispectral image data. The reflective display is driven by the determined color primary signals, such that the multispectral image data rendered on the reflective display simulates the appearance of the multispectral image data calorimetrically under the current ambient illuminant.12-30-2010
20130147860DISPLAY SYSTEM AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM - The present invention provides a display system capable of efficiently calibrating image content even when the image is displayed and thereby capable of reducing the time and cost required for calibration, and also provides a computer-readable recording medium. The control device thereof processes an image to be displayed on a display section beforehand so as to be usable for calibration. While the image is actually being displayed on the display section, the control device captures an image displayed on the display section using a capturing device at the timing at which a calibration image is displayed, compares the luminance or color in the calibration image with the luminance or color in the image obtained by capturing the calibration image, and creates correction information for correcting an image signal to be output to the display section on the basis of the result of the comparison.06-13-2013
20110128303Driving circuit for light emitting diode - A pulse modulator generates a first pulse signal having a duty ratio which is adjusted such that a detection voltage which indicates the electrical state of an LED string to be driven matches a predetermined reference voltage. A first pulse signal is applied to a primary coil of a pulse transformer. A DC/DC converter includes a switching element the ON/OFF operation of which is controlled according to a signal that originates at a secondary coil of the pulse transformer. The DC/DC converter stabilizes an input voltage Vdc, and supplies the input voltage Vdc thus stabilized to the anode of the LED string.06-02-2011
20100182345LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - Each picture element includes first and second sub-picture elements, each of which includes a liquid crystal capacitor and at least one storage capacitor. After a display voltage representing a certain grayscale level has been applied to the respective sub-picture element electrodes of the first and second sub-picture elements, a voltage difference ΔVα is produced between voltages to be applied to the respective liquid crystal capacitors of the first and second sub-picture elements by way of their associated storage capacitor(s). By setting the voltage difference ΔVα value of the blue and/or cyan picture element(s) to be smaller than that of the other color picture elements, shift toward the yellow range at an oblique viewing angle can be minimized.07-22-2010
20100165011DISPLAY DRIVER AND DISPLAY DRIVING METHOD - In a display driver, one scanning period is divided into a period P and a subsequent period D. In the period P, a pre-charge voltage equal to an original data voltage is applied in a time-sharing manner to data lines in one block, and in the period D after the period P, the original data voltage is applied again.07-01-2010
20090066732LCD PANEL DRIVING CIRCUIT - The present invention provides an LCD panel driving circuit capable of suppressing unevenness in gradation even by a centralized amplifier system. In the LCD panel driving circuit, a source driver includes source terminals. The source terminals are sectioned into three source terminal groups. Decoder groups, bus wirings and amplifier groups are respectively assigned to the three source terminal groups by ones, and the LCD panel is driven by a centralized amplifier system every section.03-12-2009
20090066731IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CORRECTING DISPLAY CHARACTERISTIC THEREOF - An image display device and a method for correcting a display characteristic thereof are provided. The image display device includes a composite color luminance determination unit which determines luminance of a composite color using luminance of a neutral color and luminance of a pure chromatic color, a display unit which displays an image signal using the luminance of the neutral color and the luminance of the pure chromatic color and the determined luminance of the composite color, a display characteristic measurement unit which measures a display characteristic parameter from the displayed image signal, and a display characteristic correction unit which corrects a display characteristic according to a result of comparing the measured display characteristic parameter and a preset target value. Accordingly, an accurate gamma correction can be performed.03-12-2009
20110109656Image display device and image display system using the same - A display system and method in which light is provided and images are generated by modulating the provided light. At least one of the timing or duty of the provided light may be controlled. By allowing for such control of the provided light an increase in system performance may be realized.05-12-2011
20110109658LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY WITH DYNAMIC BACKLIGHT CONTROL - A liquid crystal display (LCD) capable of converting input RGB data into RGBW data to provide the RGBW data to a panel. The LCD simultaneously controls the light level of a backlight and the amount of the RGBW data to prevent RGBW picture quality from being damaged in pure color data, minimizes the power consumption of the LCD, and applies the above to a CPU interface method as well as an RGB interface method.05-12-2011
20110109652METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PREDICTION OF GAMMA CHARACTERISTICS FOR A DISPLAY - A method and system for gamma adjustment for average power level dependency displays includes applying gamma controlled functions over a range of values at a plurality of average power levels (APLs) for a display. The gamma controlled functions include coefficients for reconstruction of the gamma controlled functions. Upon a change to an APL, interpolation is performed between the coefficients to predict a new gamma controlled function for the new APL.05-12-2011
20110032276ELECTROWETTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - An electrowetting display device and a driving method for a display device are provided. The electrowetting display device includes at least a pixel unit, a first driver and a second driver. The pixel unit includes at least a switch, at least a storage capacitor and at least an electrowetting pixel element. The switch is coupled between a node and a data line, and the switch has a control terminal coupled to a scan line. The storage capacitor is coupled between the node and a first common node. The electrowetting pixel element is coupled between the node and a second common node. The first driver provides a pulse signal to the control terminal of the switch via the scan line to turn on the switch. The second driver provides a gray scale signal to the electrowetting pixel element via the data line when the switch is turned on.02-10-2011
20110109667APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING WHITE BALANCE OF LASER DISPLAY SYSTEM - The present invention relates to device and method for adjusting white balance in a laser display system, which enables to adjust white balance taking an optical characteristic of a laser beam into account. The device for adjusting white balance in a laser display system, having red, green, and blue laser beam sources, includes a temperature sensing unit for sensing the present temperatures of the laser beam sources, a detecting unit for measuring laser beam output intensity of the laser beam sources, a storing unit for storing reference values on allowable current ranges at different temperatures and laser beam output intensity at different temperatures, an adjusting value generating unit for comparing a measured value of the laser beam output intensity obtained from the detecting unit to the reference values obtained from the storing unit, to generate an adjusting value, a laser beam source driving unit for adjusting the laser beam output intensity of a relevant laser beam source according to a current value within the allowable current range or the adjusting value generated thus, and a control unit for searching the storing unit for the allowable current range corresponding to the present temperature sensed thus, or the reference value corresponding to the laser beam output intensity measured thus to control the adjusting value generating unit and the laser beam source driving unit.05-12-2011
20110109659Plasmonic Electronic Skin - A method is provided for color tuning a plasmonic device with a color tunable electronic skin. A plasmonic electronic skin is used, including a first substrate, a plasmonic structure, an electrically conductive transparent first electrode layer, an electrically conductive transparent second electrode layer, and a polymer-networked liquid crystal (PNLC) layer interposed between the first and second transparent electrode layers. In response to receiving a color tuning voltage, a full visible spectrum incident light, and a PNLC switch voltage, the plasmonic structure generates a first primary color. A primary color exhibits a single wavelength peak with a spectral full width at half magnitudes (FWHMs) in the visible spectrum of light. In response to receiving the PNLC switch voltage between the first and second electrode layers, the PNLC layer passes incident light.05-12-2011
20110109663ILLUMINATING DEVICE AND DISPLAY UNIT - An illuminating device capable of improving display luminance while decreasing light leakage in a range with a large view angle and a display unit are provided. In a light modulation device bonded to a light guide plate, a light modulation layer containing a bulk and microparticles is provided. Both the bulk and the microparticles have optical anisotropy, and each response speed to an electric field is different from each other. Thereby, by controlling the electric field, each optical axis orientation of the bulk and the microparticles is able to correspond with each other, or is able to be different from each other.05-12-2011
20110037786Display device, method for correcting luminance degradation, and electronic apparatus - A display device includes a first reference pixel section configured to be driven to emit light at a predetermined luminance, a second reference pixel section configured to be driven to emit light when an amount of luminance degradation is to be detected, and a correcting unit configured to correct luminance degradation of effective pixels that contribute to display on the basis of a detection result of luminances of the first reference pixel section and the second reference pixel section.02-17-2011
20120032995APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR GENERATING GRAY-SCALE VOLTAGE, AND ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY DEVICE - An apparatus and method for performing natural luminance adjustment by adjusting voltage levels of gray-scale voltages of a display device through a plurality of steps and determining gray-scale voltage levels of intermediate luminance levels using predetermined data when a luminance level of the display device is adjusted.02-09-2012
20110115827IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - In at least one embodiment of the present invention, display is performed with high color reproducibility by a display device that performs area active drive. An LED output value calculating unit obtains LED data representing the luminances upon light emission of LEDs provided for respective areas, based on an input image. A display luminance calculating unit calculates a luminance image including display luminances for the respective areas, based on the LED data and a luminance spread filter. An LCD data calculating unit determines temporary light transmittances of display elements of a liquid crystal panel based on an input image delayed by a frame memory and the luminance image, and obtains liquid crystal data representing light transmittances such that, when a highest value of temporary light transmittances for respective colors exceeds 1, values obtained by dividing each of the temporary light transmittances by the highest value are used as light transmittances, and when the highest value does not exceed 1, the temporary light transmittances are used as light transmittances. By this, even if there is a color with insufficient luminance, since the ratio between the colors does not change, color reproducibility increases.05-19-2011
20110115830ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting display includes a display unit divided into a plurality of fields (regions), data and scan drivers, a power supply, and a driving voltage calculator. The display unit has a plurality of cathode electrodes corresponding to the respective fields, and is configured to display an image in response to data and scan signals. The data and scan drivers respectively supply the data and scan signals to the display unit. The power supply has a first output terminal for outputting a first power and a plurality of second output terminals for outputting a plurality of second powers to the plurality of cathode electrodes. The driving voltage calculator calculates the voltage of each of the second powers for a respective one of the cathode electrodes based on a magnitude of a respective one of the data signals.05-19-2011
20110115833PORTABLE TERMINAL AND LUMINANCE ADJUSTMENT PROGRAM - A portable terminal having a camera includes a display unit which displays an image captured by the camera, the display unit is located so that an exposure range illuminated with display light of the display unit and at least a part of an capturing range captured by the camera overlap each other, a display image generating unit which generates a display image having a luminance which is higher than the luminance of the captured image, while maintaining the form of a subject in the captured image and a display control unit which controls to display the display image in the display unit.05-19-2011
20110115832DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device includes: a panel including a plurality of pixel circuits, each of the pixel circuits including a light emitting element having one end coupled to a first voltage source for supplying a first voltage and another end coupled to a second voltage source for supplying a second voltage; a controller for reducing image data for one frame and for outputting a control signal and a data signal to display an image corresponding to the reduced image data on the panel; a voltage difference setting unit for detecting a peak value of the reduced image data and for calculating a driving voltage for generating a peak driving current corresponding to the peak value; and a power supply for generating the first and second voltages and for providing the first and second voltages to the panel in accordance with the driving voltage.05-19-2011
20110115831MULTIVISION DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREFOR - A multivision display device in which adjacent display panels are partially overlapped with each other, so that portions at which an image is inconsecutive are not produced on a screen, and a driving method for the multivision display device. The multivision display device includes a first display panel and a second display panel. The first display panel has a first light emitting area and a first non-light emitting area formed around the first light emitting area. The second display panel has a second light emitting area and a second non-light emitting area formed around the second light emitting area. In the multivision display device, the first and second non-light emitting areas are overlapped with each other so that the first and second light emitting areas are adjacent to each other about a reference line.05-19-2011
20110115829IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL APPARATUS THEREOF - The present invention relates to an image display apparatus that can display high-quality images, and its controlling apparatus. A backlight section (05-19-2011
20110115828Display Device and Driving Method Thereof - A display device comprises a optical member, a plurality of light sources to illuminate the optical member, a representative determining part to determine representative values of image blocks based on image signals applied to the image blocks, wherein the image blocks are arranged in a matrix and correspond to portions of a display panel, a representative integration part to integrate the representative values of the image blocks in one of a row and a column direction of the matrix and determine integrated representative values, and a light control part to control the plurality of light sources based on the integrated representative values.05-19-2011
20110242149LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device (10-06-2011
20110242146LIGHTING DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A lighting device includes: a light guide plate; a light source; and a light modulation element disposed on a surface of or in the inside of the light guide plate, and adhered to the light guide plate. The light modulation element has a pair of transparent substrates, a first electrode provided on a surface of one of the transparent substrates, a second electrode provided on a surface of the other of the transparent substrates, and a light modulation layer, provided in a gap between the transparent substrates, exhibiting a light-scattering property or a light-transmitting property concerning light from the light source depending on intensity of an electric field. One or both of the first and second electrodes include partial electrodes. First partial electrodes of the partial electrodes are adjacent to second partial electrodes of the partial electrodes, and have irregular shapes on edges adjacent to the second partial electrodes.10-06-2011
20110115826IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An area active drive processing unit (05-19-2011
20090033687Electro-optical device, method of driving the same, data line driving circuit, signal processing circuit, and electronic apparatus - A signal processing unit that generates data signals for controlling gray-scale levels of electro-optical elements includes a first D/A conversion unit that generates gray-scale signals from gray-scale data for designating the gray-scale levels of the electro-optical elements; a storage unit that stores correction data indicating correction values with respect to the gray-scale signals; a second D/A conversion unit that has resolution different from that of the first D/A conversion unit, and that generates correction signals from the correction data stored in the storage unit; and a synthesizing unit that synthesizes the gray-scale signals generated by the first D/A conversion unit with the correction signals generated by the second D/A conversion unit to generate the data signals.02-05-2009
20090033686Display panel driving method, display apparatus, display panel driving apparatus and electronic apparatus - In the present invention, there is provided a display panel driving method of the type wherein the total light emitting period length within a one-field period is controlled to variably control the peak luminance level of a display panel, the driving method including a step of variably controlling, where the one-field period has N light emitting periods disposed therein, N being equal to or greater than 2, the light emitting period length of a particular one of the light emitting periods and the other light emitting period or periods to provide a difference in luminance between the particular light emitting period and the other light emitting period or periods so that the particular light emitting period is visually observed as the center of light emission.02-05-2009
20110074832ADC CALIBRATION FOR COLOR ON LCD WITH NO STANDARDIZED COLOR BAR FOR GEOGRAPHIC AREA IN WHICH LCD IS LOCATED - Instead of estimating a saturation value for an ADC color comb register of an LCD made in a region without a standard color bar, a standard color bar of another geographic region is used to calculate the saturation value for the register so as to optimize the color of images presented on the LCD.03-31-2011
20110084989APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING DISPLAY INFORMATION FOR COLOR CALIBRATION OF DISPLAY DEVICE - An apparatus for providing display information for color calibration of a display device includes an input unit for inputting user input information; and a preprocessing unit for preprocessing the user input information input by the input unit to generate a color patch for brightness adjustment and a color patch for contrast adjustment. Further, the apparatus for providing the display information for the color calibration of the display device includes a color patch display unit for displaying and outputting the color patch for brightness adjustment and the color patch for contrast adjustment that are generated by the preprocessing unit.04-14-2011
20100165009DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE DRIVE METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - A display device is provided that includes an amount of light emission computation portion that computes an amount of light emission based on a video signal that has a linear characteristic, an amount of light emission parameter computation portion that, based on the computed amount of light emission, computes an amount of light emission parameter that corresponds to the amount of light emission for each of one of one pixel and a group of pixels that includes a plurality of the pixels, an amount of light emission parameter accumulation portion that accumulates the amount of light emission parameters in association with the one of the one pixel and the group of pixels, a peak detection portion that detects a peak value among the accumulated amount of light emission parameters that correspond to all of the one of the one pixel and the group of pixels, a coefficient computation portion that, based on the detected peak value, computes a coefficient that adjusts a luminance, and a coefficient multiplying portion that multiplies the video signal by the computed coefficient and outputs the multiplied video signal.07-01-2010
20100165006DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING CURRENT LIMIT FUNCTION - A display device and methods thereof. A display device may include a current limit control signal generator to output a current limit control signal according to an input display data, a RGB common gamma adjuster to adjust a value of a RGB common gamma setting signal input via a current limit control signal, a gamma divider to divide a RGB common gamma setting signal having a value adjusted by a RGB common gamma adjuster, and/or a gray amplifier to output a gray signal to drive a display screen by amplifying a signal divided by a gamma divider. A display device may have an automatic current limit function applicable to substantially all kinds of display screen, substantially without additional circuits for data calculation.07-01-2010
20100165004DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a display panel having a plurality of picture elements configured to execute display by driving a liquid crystal layer; a backlight configured to illuminate a display surface of the display panel from a backside; a photodetector arranged on the plurality of picture elements and configured to receive a light entered from the side of the display surface of the display panel; and a detection block configured to execute image recognition in the proximity of the display surface from a difference between a photodetection amount in the photodetector in a state where an illuminating light from the backlight is radiated from the display surface and a photodetection amount in the photodetector in a state where the illuminating light is blocked before the display surface.07-01-2010
20100164997PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A plasma display device and a driving method thereof are provided. The plasma display device has a panel having a plurality of discharge cells including a display electrode pair that is formed of a scan electrode and a sustain electrode, and a temperature detecting circuit for detecting the ambient temperature of the panel and outputting the detected temperature. In the driving method, an unusual charge erasing period when a rectangular waveform voltage is applied to the scan electrode is disposed between the initializing period and address period of at least one of a plurality of subfields, and the number of subfields having the unusual charge erasing period is controlled based on the detected temperature detected by the temperature detecting circuit.07-01-2010
20100164998DRIVING METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE CAPABLE OF ENHANCING IMAGE BRIGHTNESS AND REDUCING IMAGE DISTORTION - A driving method for a display device provides a first input pixel data corresponding to a pixel, and generates a second input pixel data by multiplying the first input pixel data by a predetermined rate. Next, an output pixel data corresponding to the second input pixel data is obtained from a predetermined gamma curve. When receiving the first input pixel data, the output pixel data is used for driving a display panel, and the second input pixel data is used for driving a backlight module of the display panel,07-01-2010
20110210988Liquid crystal display device - In a liquid crystal display device, both of the brightness characteristic and the chromaticity characteristic are set to optimum values. In the liquid crystal display device which includes a liquid crystal display panel, a data driver, a scanning driver and a display control circuit, the display control circuit includes a first circuit which generates insertion display data which differs from the image display data and inserts the display data into the data driver, and a second circuit which sets a first time at which the scanning signal for displaying the display data and a second time at which the scanning signal for displaying the insertion display data are outputted. The first circuit generates display data of one chromatic color and, at the same time, sets gradations of chromatic color for every frame period.09-01-2011
20100026729Active-matrix display apparatus driving method of the same and electronic instruments - Disclosed herein is an active-matrix display apparatus, wherein if any particular one of N light emitting sub-devices pertaining to any specific one of pixel circuits is defective, the particular light emitting sub-device is electrically disconnected from the specific pixel circuit and the magnitude of a driving current supplied to the (N−1) remaining light emitting sub-devices pertaining to the specific pixel circuit is adjusted so that the (N−1) remaining light emitting sub-devices receive a driving current from a device driving transistor with a magnitude suppressed to a value equal to ((N−1)/N) times the magnitude of a driving current which is supplied to a normal pixel circuit not including a defective light emitting sub-device.02-04-2010
20090322800METHOD AND APPARATUS IN VARIOUS EMBODIMENTS FOR HDR IMPLEMENTATION IN DISPLAY DEVICES - An HDR display is a combination of technologies including, for example, a dual modulation architecture incorporating algorithms for artifact reduction, selection of individual components, and a design process for the display and/or pipeline for preserving the visual dynamic range from capture to display of an image or images. In one embodiment, the dual modulation architecture includes a backlight with an array of RGB LEDs and a combination of a heat sink and thermally conductive vias for maintaining a desired operating temperature.12-31-2009
20100134530LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An LCD device improving picture-quality and a driving method thereof are disclosed.06-03-2010
20120120117DRIVING METHOD OF HALF-SOURCE-DRIVING (HSD) DISPLAY DEVICE - A HSD display device is adapted to receive data from a signal source and includes multiple pixel sets. Each pixel sets includes first pixel and second pixel. The first pixel is electrically coupled to a first data line and a first gate line. The second pixel is electrically coupled to the first pixel and a second gate line. The first gate line and the second gate line respectively are for controlling the first pixel and the second pixel whether to receive the data. In a driving method of the HSD display device, a common voltage is provided to the first and second pixels, and the common voltage is modulated to have two different voltage levels at a same side of a data central voltage. The data central voltage is an average of data voltages with different polarities from the signal source for displaying a same gray level.05-17-2012
20110074833Assembly block and display system - An assembly block (03-31-2011
20120200609METHOD FOR DRIVING A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A driving method of a liquid crystal display is provided for improving an echo phenomenon in the screen and improving crosstalk in a 3D display device. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel and a light source unit divided into a plurality of blocks and that irradiates light by a light source unit of the corresponding block being driven at a response time of liquid crystals of the liquid crystal panel. Data of a liquid crystal panel corresponding to the plurality of blocks is analyzed to determine an n-th block corresponding to a portion having the highest visibility. Driving periods of light source units of the n-th block, an (n−1)-th block, and an (n+1)-th block are synchronized.08-09-2012
20100253711LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal panel 10-07-2010
20090322801SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM FOR DISPLAYING LIGHT RADIATION - A display system providing an enhanced viewing experience is provided. The system enables having backlighting colors fast adapted to the screen content while at the same time also having a relaxed viewing experience because the luminance slowly changes over time. A method and a computer-readable medium are also provided.12-31-2009
20090219308IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, CORRECTION CIRCUIT THEREOF AND METHOD FOR DRIVING IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus includes: a correction circuit that outputs corrected data based on luminance data designating luminance of display devices, and a modulation circuit that outputs a pulse width modulation signal for driving the display device to the column wiring based on the corrected data. The correction circuit includes: a luminance calculation circuit that calculates luminance including an effect of a voltage drop in the row wiring and an effect of a light emission time of the display device for each predetermined time slot; an accumulation circuit that temporally accumulates the luminance for each time slot; and a corrected data determination circuit that outputs, as the corrected data, a value determined in accordance with the time slot at a time point when an accumulated luminance value obtained by the temporal accumulation reaches a target luminance value.09-03-2009
20090219306LUMINANCE CORRECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD - A luminance correction system and method include: a data signal application module that applies a data signal to emit light at a maximum luminance; a luminance measurement module that measures luminance of a display region to which the data signal is applied; a comparator that compares luminance with a target value of luminance to obtain a difference value therebetween; a lookup table that adjusts luminance variations of R, G, and B pixels included in the display region by corresponding to the difference value; a data adjustment module that adjusts the data signal depending on the luminance variations of the R, G, and B pixels to transfer it to the data signal applying module; a color coordinate judgment module that judges a color coordinate of the display region; and a chroma correction module that controls chroma corresponding to the color coordinate judged by the color coordinate judgment module.09-03-2009
20090219307LCD DRIVER CIRCUIT - A liquid crystal driver performs inversion driving of a plurality of data lines of a liquid crystal panel. A source driver generates a driving voltage in accordance with the brightness data indicating the brightness of a pixel, and supplies the driving voltage to the corresponding data line. A common electrode driver supplies an alternating-current common voltage to a common electrode of the liquid crystal panel. A reference voltage generating circuit includes a plurality of resistors that are connected in series between a power supply terminal and a ground terminal, and generates a plurality of reference voltages that are generated at a plurality of taps disposed at connection points of adjacent resistors. The source driver generates the driving voltage by using any one voltage selected from the plurality of reference voltages. The common electrode driver generates the common voltage by using any one voltage selected from the plurality of reference voltages.09-03-2009
20110134163DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - Each pixel of a display device has a current supply circuit, a switch portion, and a light emitting element. The light emitting element, the current supply circuit, and the switch portion are connected in series between a power supply reference line and a power supply line. The switch portion is switched between ON and OFF using a digital video signal. The amount of constant current flowing in the current supply circuit is determined by a control signal inputted from the outside of the pixel. When the switch portion is ON, a constant current determined by the current supply circuit flows in the light emitting element and light is emitted. As a result, a low-cost display device can be provided in which the light emitting element can emit light at a constant luminance even when the current characteristic is changed by degradation or the like, which is fast in writing signals in pixels, which can display in gray scales accurately, and which can be reduced in size with a low cost, as well as a driving method of the display device.06-09-2011
20110210989System and Method for Optical Frequency Conversion - A system and method for optical frequency conversion having asymmetric output include a coherent light apparatus. The coherent light apparatus includes a coherent light source that produces a first coherent light, a frequency converter optically coupled to the coherent light source, and a coupling optic optically coupled between the coherent light source and the frequency converter. The frequency converter converts the first coherent light to a second coherent light at a second frequency and includes an asymmetric frequency converter (AFC) that nonlinearly converts the first coherent light to the second coherent light with the frequency conversion being more efficient in a first direction than in a second direction. A resonant cavity formed about the AFC circulates the first coherent light and transmits the second coherent light propagating in the first direction.09-01-2011
20110210992PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING METHOD - The image display quality is improved by uniforming the display luminance. For that purpose, the plasma display device has a plasma display panel, and image signal processing circuit. Image signal processing circuit includes loading correcting section. Section includes number-of-lit-cells calculating section for calculating the number of discharge cells to be lit for each display electrode pair in each subfield, load value calculating section for calculating the load value of each discharge cell based on the calculation result by number-of-lit-cells calculating section, correction gain calculating section for calculating the correction gain of each discharge cell based on the calculation result by load value calculating section and the positions of the discharge cells, and correcting section for subtracting, from an input image signal, the result derived by multiplying the input image signal by the output from correction gain calculating section.09-01-2011
20110210990LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY, DISPLAY PANEL, AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A light emitting display including data lines for transmitting data voltages, scan lines for selecting select signals, and pixel circuits. The pixel circuit is coupled to a data line and a scan line. The pixel circuit includes a transistor including first, second, and third electrodes, wherein the third electrode outputs a current corresponding to a voltage between the first and second electrodes. A light emitting element coupled to the third electrode emits light corresponding to the current outputted by the third electrode. A first switch transmits a data voltage in response to a select signal from the scan line. A voltage compensator receives the data voltage transmitted by the first switch and a second power supply voltage and applies a compensated data voltage based on the data voltage, a first power supply voltage and the second power supply voltage to the first electrode of the transistor.09-01-2011
20110084987Liquid crystal display and scanning back light driving method thereof - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device and method of the driving the same is disclosed. According to an embodiment of the present invention, an LCD device includes a liquid crystal display panel; a plurality of backlight sources configured to provide light to the liquid crystal display panel; a scanning backlight controller configured to generate a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal for controlling a turn-on time and a turn-off time of the light sources and a current control signal for controlling a driving current of the backlight light sources; and a plurality of light source drivers configured to turn on and off the backlight sources in response to the PWM signal and control the driving current of the backlight sources in response to the current control signal.04-14-2011
20110084991BACK-LIGHT CONTROL CIRCUIT OF MULTI-LAMPS LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A multi-lamps LCD panel back-light control circuit is provided, and which includes a control unit, a full bridge switch, a resonance network circuit, a voltage transformer, and a feedback network. The control unit operates in coordinating with the full bridge switch, the resonance network circuit, the voltage transformer and the feedback network so as to use a constant operating frequency and a PWM feedback to control a current of CCFLs. The back-light control circuit is characterized in that different integrated-circuits (ICs) are respectively formed from the control unit including a PWM controller, a triangular wave/clock generator, a ½ frequency divider, and a logic circuit. The different ICs have either a plurality of respective frequency synchronous signal control terminals or a plurality of phase synchronous signal control terminals that are connected to one another so that the different ICs operate respectively either with a same operating frequency or a same phase.04-14-2011
20110084990LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal panel including a pixel having red, green, blue and white sub-pixels; a mode selector selecting one from an RGB mode and an RGBW mode as a driving mode; an RGBW mode signal generating part performing a color correction on RGB input data corresponding to the pixel and converting the RGB input data into RGBW data in the RGBW mode; and an output controlling part outputting RGBW output data by performing a gamma conversion on the RGBW data in the RGBW mode and outputting the RGB input data and a W data for turning off the W sub-pixel as the RGBW output data in the RGB mode.04-14-2011
20110084988LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a gray scale correction circuit, a control circuit, and a data driver. The gray scale correction circuit provides a corrected red, green, blue (RGB) data set corresponding to a white image element. The control circuit receives an original RGB data set, and selectively outputs one of the original RGB data set and a corrected RGB data set according to a gray scale value of the of the original data set. The data driver provides a gray scale voltage to the liquid crystal panel according to the output RGB data set of the control circuit.04-14-2011
20100026727OPTICAL LOSS STRUCTURE INTEGRATED IN AN ILLUMINATION APPARATUS - Various embodiments of a display device described herein include an optical propagation region, at least one optical loss structure, an optical isolation layer, and a plurality of display elements. The propagation region includes a light guide in which light is guided via total internal reflection and turning features configured to redirect the light out of the propagation region. The loss structure would disrupt the total internal reflection of at least some of the light guided within the propagation region if disposed directly adjacent thereto. The optical isolation layer includes a non-gaseous material between the propagation region and the loss structure, and is configured to increase an amount of light that is totally internal reflected in the propagation region. The plurality of display elements are positioned to receive the light redirected out of the propagation region. The loss structure is positioned between the plurality of display elements and the propagation region.02-04-2010
20110090265IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - There is provided an image display device capable of suppressing the occurrence of a color shift while ensuring a sufficient color reproduction range. An in-area maximum luminance obtaining unit (04-21-2011
20110084992ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus comprises an average luminance calculating unit that calculates average luminance of a display screen based on a video signal; and a drive voltage adjuster that adjusts a drive voltage of drive transistors each driving a light-emitting element provided in a pixel unit according to the calculated average luminance.04-14-2011
20100177125ELECTROLUMINESCENT PIXEL WITH EFFICIENCY COMPENSATION BY THRESHOLD VOLTAGE OVERCOMPENSATION - In each pixel, a current-driven type light emitting element OLED, and a driving element T07-15-2010
20090244107VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE AND COLOR TEMPERATURE CORRECTION METHOD FOR THE SAME - A video display device that allows the color temperature of the signals in white color attributes having high luminance and low chroma saturation to be corrected with high precision is provided with a color temperature correction method so as to visually obtain a desirable white color on display. In some embodiments, the signal processing circuit can include an A/D converter to convert video signals into digitalized signals, a matrix circuit to convert the digitalized signals into luminance signals and at least two color difference signals, a hue conversion circuit to obtain hue signals from the color difference signals, a hue correction circuit to correct hue signals, a chroma saturation conversion circuit to obtain chroma saturation signals from color difference signals, a chroma saturation correction circuit to correct chroma saturation signals and a color temperature correction circuit to perform the color temperature correction on the respective hue and chroma saturation signals.10-01-2009
20100013865METHOD OF DRIVING A MATRIX DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING AN ELECTRON SOURCE WITH REDUCED CAPACITIVE CONSUMPTION - A method to drive a display device with electron sources displaying grey scales divided into two families. The display device includes one or more rows and one or more columns. An intermediate potential lies between a first potential and a second potential. To display a grey level of the first family, the column voltage is pulse width modulated between the intermediate potential and the second potential right at the start of the row selection period. To display a grey level of the second family, the column voltage is pulse width modulated between the intermediate potential and the first potential from a determined instant of the row selection period.01-21-2010
20100039450Circuit for Controlling Color Sequential Liquid Crystal Display and Method for Controlling the Same - The present invention provides a circuit for controlling a color sequential liquid crystal display (LCD) and a method for controlling the same. The control circuit comprises a light-source driving circuit, a data driving circuit, and a scan driving circuit. The light-source driving circuit produces a driving signal for controlling the color sequential LCD to produce backlight with different colors. The data driving circuit produces a data signal and includes a plurality of data pulses. The scan driving signal produces a scan signal and includes a plurality of scan pulses corresponding to the plurality of data pulses, respectively. By controlling the pluralities of data pulses and scan pulses and the backlight, the color sequential LCD will display an image. The voltage levels of the pluralities of data pulses and scan pulses change according to different images. Thereby, power consumed by the control circuit can be reduced. In addition, color-mixing problems will be reduced according to the present invention.02-18-2010
20090322797IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device is provided with multiple light sources 12-31-2009
20090322796Video Signal Control Apparatus and Video Signal Control Method - According to one embodiments a video signal control apparatus includes an average luminance detector and a display luminance controller. The average luminance detector detects the average luminance of a video signal with respect to each frame. The display luminance controller controls the display luminance of a first frame using the average luminance of a second frame prior to the first frame. When luminance change from the average luminance of the first frame to that of the second frame exceeds a predetermined threshold, the display luminance controller replaces the average luminance of the second frame with that of the first frame to control the display luminance of the first frame based on the average luminance of the first frame.12-31-2009
20090322795METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION FOR DISPLAYS - A system, apparatus and method to reduce power consumption for displays is described. The method may include receiving image data comprising a plurality of color components, generating a histogram for each of the plurality of color components, and adjusting each of a plurality of light sources based on the histograms. The plurality of light sources may correspond to the plurality of color components. Other embodiments are described and claimed.12-31-2009
20110175948ORNAMENTAL DISPLAY - An ornamental display device having an interferometric modulator for displaying an ornamental image. The ornamental device may also have a signal receiver configured to receive an external signal. The ornamental device may further have a processor configured to control an image on the display based on the external signal. The external signal is emitted from a controller configured to control a plurality of ornamental devices to display coordinated images. The ornamental device may have a patterned diffuser formed on a transparent substrate to provide an ornamental image or information. The ornamental device may be a piece of jewelry or an article that may be worn. The image displayed may have an iridescent appearance. A controller may also be used to control images displayed on multiple ornamental device to provide coordinated images based on externals received or pre-programmed images.07-21-2011
20110175938BACKLIGHT UNIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A backlight unit and a display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus includes a driving unit which applies a driving current using a duty cycle controlling to the light emitting unit; and a controller which controls a first driving current to be applied to the light emitting unit in a section of a plurality of frame sections, and a second driving current to be applied to the light emitting unit in another section of the plurality of frame sections. Therefore, luminance representation of backlight in a low grayscale region can be improved.07-21-2011
20090322794DISPLAY WITH IMPROVED UNIFORMITY - An image display is disclosed comprising an image display device with a light emitting surface having an array of picture elements; a light guide formed from a plurality of light transmission guides with the input to each light transmission guide being provided by a sub-array of a plurality of picture elements from the light emitting surface of the image display device and luminance correction means to assign a colour component value and a dither fraction value to each sub-array of a plurality of picture elements on the light emitting surface of the image display device. Assigning a colour component value (12-31-2009
20100033509IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes an error diffusion circuit for limiting the gradation level of an image signal to that displayable on the image display device, and diffusing error data produced by the limitation to neighboring pixels. The error diffusion circuit includes an error replacement unit for replacing the error data with fixed-value data in a predetermined period of the image signal.02-11-2010
20100039451Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof - The present disclosure is related to the liquid crystal display device and the driving method for selectively controlling the average picture level. The liquid crystal display device of the present disclosure comprises: a brightness extractor separating a brightness and a color difference information from an input image; an user interface receiving a limit APL; an APL restrictor calculating an average APL of the input image based on the brightness from the brightness extractor, modulating the brightness of the input image such that the average APL is restricted lower than the limit APL when the average APL of input image is higher than the limit APL, and converting the modulated brightness and the color difference information into a RGB data; and a driving circuit representing the RGB data from the APL restrictor on a liquid crystal display panel.02-18-2010
20100039453METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DRIVING LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY - A display system and its driving method is provided. The system includes: a driver for operating a panel having a plurality of pixels arranged by a plurality of first lines and at least one second line, the driver including: a driver output unit for providing to the panel a single driver output for activating the plurality of first lines, the single driver output being demultiplexed on the panel to activate each first line. The system includes: a driver for operating a panel having a plurality of pixels arranged by a plurality of data lines and at least one scan line, the driver including: a shift register unit including a plurality of shift registers; a latch and shift register unit including a plurality of latch and shift circuits for the plurality of shift registers, each storing an image signal from the corresponding shift register or shifting the image signal to a next latch and shift circuit; and a decoder unit including at least one decoder coupled to one of the latch and shift circuits, for decoding the image signal latched in the one of the latch and shift circuit to provide a driver output. The system includes: a driver for operating a panel having a plurality of pixels, the driver including: a plurality of multiplexers for a plurality of offset gamma curve sections, each offset gamma curve section having a first range less than a second range of a main gamma curve, at least one of offset gamma curve sections being offset by a predetermined voltage from a corresponding section of the main gamma curve; a plurality of decoders for the plurality of multiplexers; and an output buffer for providing a driver output based on the output from the decoder and the predetermined voltage.02-18-2010
20100039454DISPLAY DEVICE - In an image display device, each pixel includes a drive transistor for driving a light emitting element, a capacitive element which is connected between a signal line and a control electrode of the drive transistor, and a reset switching element. The reset switching elements of all pixels are turned off within a light emission period, and a PWM signal is supplied to a signal line from a drive circuit. A cycle of the PWM signal in a low brightness display mode is shorter than a cycle of the PWM signal in a standard brightness display mode. Due to such a constitution, the constitution of a drive circuit can be simplified, and it is possible to control light emission brightnesses of respective pixels of red, green and blue over a wide range from high brightness to low brightness while taking a balance among the light emission brightnesses.02-18-2010
20100039455LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image, an external light sensing unit for sensing an illuminance of external light around the liquid crystal display panel, a backlight unit whose an output luminance is controlled by an adjustment dimming signal, and a gamma curve adjusting circuit for modulating digital video data or varying resistances of variable resistors constituting a gamma resistor string based on the illuminance of external light or according to a relative maximum white luminance based on the adjustment dimming signal, so as to uniformly keep a relative brightness of the input image a user perceives irrespective of changes in the illuminance of external light.02-18-2010
20100053222Methods and Systems for Display Source Light Management with Rate Change Control - Elements of the present invention relate to systems and methods for modifying or adjusting a display source light illumination level based on power consumption goals. In some embodiments, a rate control parameter may be used to limit the rate at which the illumination level is varied. In some embodiments, image content analysis may be used to determine the value of the rate control parameter.03-04-2010
20100053227Image recognition method, image recognition apparatus and image input/output apparatus - An image recognition method includes: a first step of acquiring n-th received light data at light receiving elements arranged in a matrix form on a light receiving surface; a second step of acquiring (n+1)-th received light data at the light receiving elements; a third step of calculating differential data resulting from subtraction of the n-th received light data acquired from the (n+1)-th received light data acquired; and a fourth step of carrying out image recognition based on the differential data.03-04-2010
20100053225LIQUID CRYSTAL DRIVING DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DRIVING METHOD - In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal controller includes a memory for storing a plurality of gray scale conversion tables each having a different gray scale changing degree; a selecting section for selecting, from the plurality of gray scale conversion tables, a gray scale conversion table to be referred to; and a conversion section for converting input gray scale data with reference to the gray scale conversion table selected. A selection condition in the selecting section is set such that: (i) as a vertical frequency of a liquid crystal display becomes higher and a liquid crystal temperature becomes lower, the gray scale conversion table of a higher gray scale changing degree is selected; and (ii) in regard to at least one of the gray scale conversion tables, as the vertical frequency becomes higher, a liquid crystal temperature range in which the at least one gray scale conversion table is to be selected becomes wider. As a result, gray scale conversion that is more suitable for an overshoot drive is implemented.03-04-2010
20100053233METHOD OF DRIVING PIXEL CIRCUIT, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - There is provided a method of driving a pixel circuit that includes a light emitting element; a driving transistor that is connected to the light emitting element in series; a storage capacitor that is interposed between a path, which is formed between the light emitting element and the driving transistor, and a gate of the driving transistor; a selection switch that is interposed between the gate of the driving transistor and a signal line; and a first control switch that is interposed between the gate of the driving transistor and the signal line and is connected to the selection switch in series.03-04-2010
20110210991PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING METHOD - Display luminance is uniformized and the brightness is enhanced. A plasma display device has image signal processing circuit including loading correction part. The loading correction part has: number of lit cells calculator for calculating the number of discharge cells to be lit in each display electrode pair, in each subfield; load value calculator for calculating a load value of each discharge cell, according to the calculation result in number of lit cells calculator; correction gain calculator for calculating a correction gain of each discharge cell, according to the position of the discharge cell and the calculation result in load value calculator, such that the correction gain is smaller in the central portion than in the peripheral portion on the plasma display panel's image display surface; and corrector for subtracting the multiplication result of the output from correction gain calculator and an input image signal, from the input image signal.09-01-2011
20100060667ANGULARLY DEPENDENT DISPLAY OPTIMIZED FOR MULTIPLE VIEWING ANGLES - Methods and apparatus for providing optimized gamma settings for each of a plurality of viewing angles and/or device orientations. In certain types of display devices, off-axis viewing leads to contrast degradation and/or color aberrations in a perceived image, as luminance values depend on the angle at which the output is viewed. By remapping grayscale and/or color values to new output voltages, an image can be presented at an optimized luminance level when viewed from any specific angle. In some embodiments, the display device comprises an inclination sensor adapted to sense device rotation about at least one axis. Display parameter optimization logic reads data from the inclination sensor and automatically adjusts the display to an optimized gamma setting.03-11-2010
20090091589ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided an organic light-emitting element comprising at least one light-emitting layer between a pair of electrodes formed on a substrate and at least two or more light emission center materials included in the light-emitting layer, and that the at least one or more light emission center materials include a phosphorescent light-emitting material, and an excitation lifetime of the light emission center material that emits light having a shortest wavelength is shorter than an excitation lifetime of the other light emission center material, whereby a high-efficiency organic light-emitting element without decreasing a color purity of white light emission can be obtained.04-09-2009
20100053231DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING VARIOUS SHAPE - Disclosed relates to a display device including: a display unit displaying an image and formed such that interior angles that outer frames thereof make have values smaller or larger than 90°, and a driving unit driving the display unit by supplying image and character information to the display unit. Moreover, the display device is applicable to a game device including: a main body; a monitor included in the main body and displaying a game screen; and a display unit included in the main body and displaying an image, in which outer frames thereof selectively make a circular shape, a semicircular shape, or a shape mixed with a straight line and a curved line. The display device has an advantageous effect in that the display unit is designed with various shapes such as a semicircle and the like, thus polishing the appearance and providing a variety of designs.03-04-2010
20100053226Image display apparatus and method for driving the same - The present invention sets power supply drive signals DS[03-04-2010
20100053224PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - The characteristics of a filter are controlled based on index information relating to the power consumption of an address driver that drives address electrodes for selecting light emission or no light emission of display cells based on display data, and filtering is performed on the display data in the arrangement sequence of display cells for a direction perpendicular to the direction in which the address electrodes extend on a display screen, thereby controlling the characteristics of the filter so as to suppress high-frequency components in the display data when the power consumption of the address driver is large to reduce the number of changes in the potentials of the address electrodes, enabling reduction of the power consumption of the address driver while suppressing image quality deterioration.03-04-2010
20120242720PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A loading phenomenon in a plasma display panel is reduced so as to enhance image display quality. For this purpose, a plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel and an image signal processing circuit (09-27-2012
20100053230DISPLAY DEVICE USING MOVEMENT OF PARTICLES - A method is provided for driving a display device comprising an array of rows and columns of display pixels, each pixel comprising particles which are moved to control the display state of the pixel. A display addressing mode is provided for writing an output image on a display, which has a line-by-line partial writing operation (to a temporary storage electrode) and a parallel writing operation to finish off the writing of the display. This enables a reduction in addressing time, as the distance of movement of the particles is reduced during the line-by-line phase, so that the line time can be reduced. The writing is then completed with a parallel phase for all the display, and the overall writing time is reduced. A further mode is provided to enable even more rapid writing of lines, and this can be used to modify images even more rapidly, but only with simple line-based modifications.03-04-2010
20100053232 Image Optimization Method for Liquid Crystal Display Device - The present invention provides an image optimization method for performing data update on pixel units in the pixel matrix of the liquid crystal displays. The pixel matrix includes at least a first row and a second row, wherein the first row and the second row respectively include a plurality of pixel units. In one frame period, the image optimization method performs data update respectively on pixel units of the first row and the second row according to a first sequence. In another frame period, the image optimization method performs data update respectively on pixel units of the first row and the second row according to a second sequence.03-04-2010
20110249044IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an image display device includes a display panel including a pixel circuit, the pixel circuit including a light-emitting element, a driver element, and a capacitor element. The image display device further includes a charge supply line for supplying electrical charge to the light-emitting element of the pixel circuit; and a drive control unit which supplies second electrical charge from the charge supply line to the light-emitting element after first electrical charge accumulated in the light-emitting element is supplied to the capacitor element, further supplies the second electrical charge to the capacitor element and accumulates the first charge and the second charge in the capacitor element, and applies a voltage greater than or equal to the threshold voltage to a control terminal of the driver element, within one flume after the light-emitting element emits light until the light-emitting element emits light next.10-13-2011
20110249039IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - In a liquid-crystal display device including an edge-light-scheme-employed backlight device, it is implemented to reduce its power consumption while maintaining its excellent picture-quality. The present invention is applied to the backlight device with a plurality of edge-light-scheme backlight cells in a matrix-like manner including a LED light-source, and a light-guiding plate for emitting light. The intensity of light from a backlight cell positioned at a screen's peripheral portion is so controlled as to be made lower than the intensity of light from a backlight cell at a central portion. The light intensity of a backlight cell having a LED light-source adjacent to a first edge portion of the illumination surface of the backlight device is so controlled as to be made higher than the light intensity of a backlight cell adjacent to a second edge portion opposed to the first edge portion.10-13-2011
20100053228DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus includes; a display panel which displays an image in response to a gate voltage and a data voltage, a panel driver which receives a control signal, and which supplies the gate voltage and the data voltage to the display panel according to the control signal, a backlight which supplies a light to the display panel, an inverter which receives a backlight dimming signal, and which controls a brightness of a light emitted from the backlight according to the backlight dimming signal, and a timing controller which receives a synchronization signal, determines a frame frequency of the display panel according to the synchronization signal, outputs the control signal, and modulates the synchronization signal based on a ratio of a predetermined backlight dimming frequency to the frame frequency, and which outputs the backlight dimming signal according to the modulated synchronization signal.03-04-2010
20100060669BRIGHTNESS-ADJUSTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DISPLAY SCREENS - A brightness-adjusting device and method for a display screen are described. Depending upon the brightness of ambient light, the display screen is either brightened or darkened and powered by either a solar cell or battery.03-11-2010
20110175952ILLUMINATION DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING SAME - An illumination device is provided that can reduce decreases in brightness of illumination light. The illumination device (07-21-2011
20110175951ILLUMINATING APPARATUS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED THEREWITH - Provided is an illuminating apparatus wherein a time for correcting the color of illuminating light can be shortened. The illuminating apparatus (07-21-2011
20100066765Display System and Power Control Method Thereof - A display system is provided The display system includes a power source unit for supplying power; a signal input unit for receiving a video signal from the outside; a video processor for converting a format of the video signals received from the signal input unit into a displayable format; a display unit electrically connected with the power source unit and displaying an image corresponding to a signal from the video signal processor; a light-emitting unit electrically connected with the power source unit and including at least two light sources; and a controller for judging an operating mode on the basis of a signal input from the signal input unit and controlling power supplied to the display unit and the light-emitting unit depending on the judged operating mode.03-18-2010
20110175946Transflective liquid crystal display device and method of fabricating the same - A transflective liquid crystal display device. A first substrate having viewing and peripheral areas is provided. The viewing area comprises transmissive and reflective regions. A backlight device is disposed under the first substrate, used to provide a backlight passing through the transmissive region. A power management controller connects the backlight device to control an intensity of the backlight. At least one photodetector is formed on the first substrate in the peripheral area, wherein the photodetector detects an intensity of ambient light above the first substrate, and then provides a corresponding signal to the power management controller to control the intensity of the backlight. According to the invention, the intensity of the backlight automatically becomes greater when the intensity of the ambient light becomes lower, and the intensity of the backlight automatically becomes lower when the intensity of the ambient light becomes greater.07-21-2011
20110175945DRIVING METHODS FOR ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS - The driving system and methods of the present invention enable interruption of updating images. The system and methods not only have the advantage that they can prevent overdriving of an electrophoretic display, but they also allow updating images in the highest speed possible.07-21-2011
20110175942Gamma Reference Voltage Output Circuit of Source Driver - A gamma reference voltage output circuit of a source driver includes a reference voltage generation unit configured to divide power supply voltages by using resistors which are connected in series, and generate a plurality of gamma reference voltages; a gamma buffer unit having a plurality of gamma buffers which selectively output, through internal switching operations, gamma reference voltages needed by a plurality of gamma voltage generation units; and the plurality of gamma voltage generation units configured to divide the gamma reference voltages which are inputted from the gamma buffer unit, by using resistors which are connected in series, in conformity with a required mode and output divided gamma voltages.07-21-2011
20110175941METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In an image signal writing period, a first image signal is supplied to a first liquid crystal element and a first capacitor from a signal line. In a backlight lighting period, display is performed in a light-transmitting pixel portion in response to the first image signal. In a black grayscale signal writing period, a signal for black display is supplied to a second liquid crystal element and a second capacitor from the signal line in the reflective pixel portion. In a still image signal writing period, a second image signal is supplied to the first liquid crystal element, the first capacitor, the second liquid crystal element, and the second capacitor from the signal line. In a still image signal holding period, display is performed in the reflective pixel portion in response to the second image signal.07-21-2011
20110175940PROJECTION DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE ADJUSTMENT METHOD - A projection display apparatus includes: an imager configured to modulate light emitted from a light source; a projection unit configured to project light coming from the imager on a projection plane; a detection unit configured to detect a projection frame provided on the projection plane; and an imager controller configured to control the imager so that a position of an image projected on the projection plane is moved in a projectable range within which the projection unit is able to project an image. The imager controller controls the imager so that the image projected on the projection plane fits within the projection frame.07-21-2011
20110175937GAMMA VOLTAGE GENERATION CIRCUIT - A gamma voltage generation circuit is provided. The gamma voltage generation circuit includes a plurality of resistor strings, a plurality of second resistors and a plurality of switches. Each of the resistor strings has a plurality of first resistors connected in series. Each of ends of the first resistors provides a gamma reference voltage. Each of second resistors is connected in series with the resistor strings. Each of the switches is coupled to a corresponding one of the resistor strings, selects and outputs one of the gamma reference voltages provided by the ends of the first resistors of the corresponding one of the resistor strings according to a control signal. Therefore, levels of the gamma voltages can synchronously displaced, so that the effects presented by pixels with different common voltage levels are similar or equal.07-21-2011
20110148944DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a light emitting functional layer disposed between a first and second substrates; a first pixel which emits light to the second substrate and has a first pixel electrode disposed between the light emitting functional layer and the first substrate, a second electrode disposed between the light emitting functional layer and the second substrate, and a first reflecting layer disposed between the first pixel electrode and the first substrate; a second pixel which emits light to the first substrate side and has a second pixel electrode disposed between the light emitting functional layer and the first substrate, a second electrode disposed between the light emitting functional layer and the second substrate, and a second reflecting layer disposed between the second electrode and the second substrate; and a driving element which drives the first and second pixel electrodes is disposed above first substrate.06-23-2011
20100134536LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR COMPENSATING IMAGE THEREOF - An exemplary liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a liquid crystal pane and a gamma correction module. The liquid crystal panel includes a plurality of pixels including normal pixels and abnormal pixels. For a same gray scale, the normal pixels are driven by a first gray scale signal and the abnormal pixels are driven by a second gray scale signal, in order that the brightness of an image displayed by the normal pixels and the brightness of the image displayed by the abnormal pixels are substantially identical.06-03-2010
20100134533Unit and method of controlling frame rate and liquid crystal display device using the same - A frame rate control method capable of enhancing picture-quality is disclosed. The frame rate control method generates red, green, and blue frame rate control signals by frame-rate-modulating red, green, and blue frame rate control patterns on the basis of lower-bit red, green, and blue data. The lower-bit red, green, and blue data are extracted from red, green, and blue data. The red, green and blue frame rate control patterns are obtained through a process of shifting basic frame rate control patterns by different sub-pixel numbers in one direction. The basic frame rate control patterns are established for a plurality of frames.06-03-2010
20100134525DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE - One embodiment of the present invention discloses a transmissive display device including a display panel, a backlight including a plurality of fluorescent tubes, an inverter section that supplies a driving voltage to the backlight, and an inverter control section that controls whether to drive or stop the inverter section and stops the inverter section when at least one of the fluorescent tubes is not lighting. The display device includes a mode determination section that determines whether a driving mode of the display device is a normal mode or a maintenance mode. Upon receiving, from the mode determination section, a signal indicating that the drive mode is the maintenance mode, after having stopped the inverter section due to a fact that at least one of the plurality of fluorescent tubes is not lighting, the inverter control section drives the inverter section again. Such a configuration makes it possible to, in a display device in which a backlight including a plurality of fluorescent tubes is used, make maintenance work more efficient by identifying a failed fluorescent tube while the backlight is not lighting.06-03-2010
20100134532METHOD FOR DRIVING A LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS WITH VARYING LUMINANCE AND A DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE LIGHT SOURCE APPARATUS - A method for driving a light source and maintaining its target white color coordinates despite of varied and decreased light source luminance includes detecting an amount of colored light generated from a plurality of colored light sources, comparing detected colored light to reference data and verifying that colored light source has the correct preset duty cycle colored light. If the colored light source is driven by the preset duty cycle, the method includes modifying the reference data based on the detected light from the colored light source and adjusting the amount of colored light by controlling a driving signal to the colored light sources based on the modified reference data.06-03-2010
20100134529SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MATCHING COLORS ON DISPLAYS WITH DIFFERENT MODULATION TRANSFER FUNCTIONS - A system and method for adjusting modulation transfer function includes a color correction module configured to adjust source picture content based upon a reference display to output color corrected picture content. A modulation frequency function (MTF) simulation module is configured to receive the color corrected picture content and simulate the reference display using the color corrected picture content for a display with MTF characteristics different than the reference display.06-03-2010
20100134528LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, DRIVING APPARATUS, DIGITAL-ANALOG CONVERTER AND OUTPUT VOLTAGE A - The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display, a driving device thereof, a digital to analog converter, and an output voltage amplifying circuit. The present invention provides a liquid crystal display driving device including a reference gray voltage generator for generating a plurality of reference gray voltages, and a data driver for generating a plurality of gray voltages based on the plurality of reference gray voltages and applying a data signal that is generated by selecting a gray voltage corresponding to m-bit video signals applied from the outside from among the plurality of gray voltages to the pixel The data driver includes: a voltage generator for selecting a first gray voltage and a second gray voltage corresponding to bit values of (m−k) bits from among the video signal from among the plurality of gray voltages, and outputting the first and second gray voltages; an output voltage generator for outputting 2k voltages determined as one of the first and second gray voltages corresponding to bit values of k bits from among the video signal; and an output voltage amplifier for generating the data signal by combining the 2k voltages, and applying the data signal to a plurality of pixels. According to the present invention, a liquid crystal display having a small cost and area can be realized.06-03-2010
20100134526DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment of the present invention, a transmissive liquid crystal display device includes a display panel, a backlight, and an inverter section. The liquid crystal display device further includes: a comparison process section for judging whether or not a voltage supplied to the inverter section is not less than a predetermined voltage required for normally driving the inverter section; a lighting state detection section for detecting lighting state of the backlight; and a backlight failure detection section for (i) judging whether or not the backlight has failed in accordance with each of processed results, and outputting a signal in accordance with a judged result. The backlight failure detection section outputs a backlight failure signal, in a case where (i) the voltage is not less than the predetermined voltage and (ii) the backlight is not lighting normally. Whereas, the backlight failure detection section does not output the backlight failure signal, in a case where the voltage is less than the predetermined voltage. According to the configuration of the display device including a backlight, a cause of improper lighting of the backlight can be identified. This allows maintenance work to be carried out efficiently.06-03-2010
20100134524DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment of the present invention, a display device is disclosed that can realize a wide color reproduction region and high color purity while maintaining a configuration of a display element having a high resolution and a high numerical aperture. The display device includes: an illumination device including a first light source that emits light of a first color and a second light source that emits light of a complementary color with respect to the first color; a gate driver that successively selects each of the scanning lines at a cycle of 0.5 frame; a data driver that writes a data signal into pixels of the first color and into at least one of pixels of a second color and a third color at a first half of one frame time period and writes a data signal into the pixels of the second color and the third color at a latter half thereof; and a switch circuit that switches on the first light source and switches off the second light source at the first half of one frame time period and switches on the second light source and switches off the first light source at the latter half of the time period.06-03-2010
20100134520Displays including semiconductor nanocrystals and methods of making same - A display comprises a substrate and a light-emitting device disposed on the substrate, wherein the substrate comprises a semiconducting material and a circuit for controlling the light-emitted from the light-emitting device. A light-emitting device includes a light-emitting material comprising semiconductor nanocrystals and an electrode in electrical connection with the light-emitting material on a side thereof remote from the substrate.06-03-2010
20100134523SEQUENTIAL COLOUR MATRIX DISPLAY AND ADDRESSING METHOD - A matrix display with a progressive color display, of active matrix-type, includes pixels arranged according to N rows and m columns. The N rows of the display are distributed into n groups, and each pixel column includes n column conductors, allowing for a write-selection of pixels of n rows in parallel, one row per group.06-03-2010
20110074836DISPLAY DRIVER CAPABLE OF SELECTIVELY PROVIDING GAMMA CORRECTION AND DISPLAY APPARATUS USING SAME - A display driver for driving a display panel includes a data selector configured to selectively output one of a preset digital code and a gamma correction value under control of a control signal; and a data processor configured to selectively perform a gamma correction operation on an RGB signal based on the information output by the data selector. When the information output to the data processor is the preset digital code, the data processor is directed to not perform gamma correction; when the information output to the data processor is the gamma correction value, the data processor is notified of the requirement for gamma correction based on the gamma correction value. A display apparatus is driven by the display driver.03-31-2011
20110249045ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY USING BIPOLAR COLUMN DRIVERS - A driver apparatus for an electroluminescent display comprising a plurality of rows to be scanned and a plurality of columns which intersect the rows to form a plurality of pixels, comprises addressable row drivers, each row driver applying an output voltage to its associated row when addressed. The value of the output voltage is approximately equal to the numerical average of the threshold voltage for the electroluminescent display and the voltage required to provide the maximum desired pixel luminance for the electroluminescent display. Bipolar column drivers each supply an output voltage to its associated column. The output voltage is either positive or negative depending on the desired luminance of the pixels. The range of both positive and negative column output voltages is from zero volts to about one half of the difference between the threshold voltage and the voltage to provide the desired maximum pixel luminance for the electroluminescent display.10-13-2011
20110249040COLOR SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND COLOR SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD - A color signal processing apparatus which performs a linear matrix transformation includes: an approximate coefficient storage unit that stores approximate coefficients of approximate expressions, which approximate values of the matrix coefficients, respectively, and in which a value of a first color among three primary colors of RGB is made a variable, a matrix coefficient calculation unit that calculates 3×3 matrix coefficients according to an input RGB signal by substituting a value of the first color in the input RGB signal for the approximate expressions given by the approximate coefficients readout from the approximate coefficient storage unit; and a conversion unit that performs color conversion by multiplying the input RGB signal by the matrix coefficients calculated by the matrix coefficient calculation unit, and outputs color-converted RGB signal.10-13-2011
20110249038LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device by which a color moving image displayed with a field sequential system and a monochrome still image are switched and displayed. In a moving-image mode, a driving control circuit controls the backlight portion to emit light corresponding to any one of a plurality of colors of the first light source, and controls the display panel by writing of the image signal in the display panel for each of the plurality of colors within a predetermined period. In a still-image mode, the driving control circuit controls the backlight portion to keep the second light source emitting light, and controls the display panel to hold the image signal written thereto, for a predetermined period.10-13-2011
20110249034Luminance Control Apparatus and Luminance Control Method - According to one embodiment, a light source luminance control apparatus includes a generator and a luminance controller. A light source block formed of one or more light sources corresponds to a divided display area. An image display area formed of a plurality of divided display areas corresponds to a plurality of light source blocks. The generator is configured to generate a first luminance control signal to perform whole control of luminances of the light sources corresponding to the image display area, in accordance with an image signal. The generator is configured to generate a second luminance control signal to perform divided control of luminance of each light source for each of the light source blocks, in accordance with the image signal. The luminance controller is configured to control the luminances of the light sources, based on the first and the second luminance control signals.10-13-2011
20110102472TRANSMISSION CHANNEL FOR IMAGE DATA - A display controller having only three color channels per pixel is used to control a display system having four or more color channels. Mapping of the possible luminance values for each color channel of each pixel to the 205-05-2011
20110069091METHOD OF DRIVING LIGHT SOURCE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD - In a method of driving a light source including first through k-th light-emitting blocks (k being a natural number) which provide a display panel with light, the method includes providing identical driving signals to a plurality of light-emitting blocks of the first through k-th light-emitting blocks on which a high gradation image, which has a gradation greater than a predetermined gradation, is displayed.03-24-2011
20090153596IMAGE DISPLAYING METHOD, IMAGE DISPLAYING DEVICE, AND CONTRAST-ADJUSTING CIRCUIT FOR USE THEREWITH - A system provides an image displaying technique that provides stable high contrast even in an area having high brightness. Based on information about an average brightness level of a digital luminance signal, black-correction processing which decreases a brightness level by offsetting the brightness level to the minus side, and increase processing which increases a contrast gain within a dynamic range, are performed for an analog luminance signal or a digital luminance signal, enabling improvement in contrast even where brightness is intense.06-18-2009
20090153592SIGNAL PROCESSING DEVICE, METHOD OF CORRECTION DATA USING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A signal processing device includes a memory in which a color correction data is stored. The memory stores a first color correction data having the same number of bits as an input image data and a second color correction data having fewer number of bits than the input image data. The number of color correction data corresponding to a low gray-scale range increases and the number of color correction data corresponding to a high gray-scale range decreases by the same amount that the number of the color correction data corresponding to the low gray-scale range increased. Thus, a color characteristic corresponding to the low gray-scale range may be improved without changing the total number of color correction data.06-18-2009
20100123742METHOD OF MODIFYING PIXEL DATA, CONTROL UNIT FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE CONTROL UNIT - In a method of compensating pixel data applied to a display panel which receives light from a backlight assembly including a light guide plate and a plurality of light-emitting blocks adjacent a side surface of the light guide plate, block representative values of image blocks are obtained. The block representative values of image blocks respectively correspond to the light-emitting blocks from pixel data of input image. Duty cycles of the light-emitting blocks are determined using the block representative values. Pixel brightness values are calculated using the duty cycles of the light-emitting blocks and brightness profile data in accordance with light-emitting regions of the light guide plate from which the light is emitted when a representative light-emitting block of the light-emitting blocks is driven. The pixel data may then be compensated based on the pixel brightness values.05-20-2010
20100123739DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device and a driving method thereof are provided. The display device includes an image signal processor that is supplied with original image signals for various frames and generates interpolation signals used to display images corresponding to interpolation frames, and a display panel that displays images corresponding to the respective various frames and images corresponding to the respective interpolation frames, wherein the images displayed in the respective frames are images corresponding to a first gamma curve corrected based on an original gamma curve, the images displayed in the respective interpolation frames are images corresponding to a second gamma curve corrected based on the original gamma curve, and the first gamma curve is different from the second gamma curve.05-20-2010
20110074839CONTROLLER CIRCUITRY FOR LIGHT EMITTING DIODES - A method according to one embodiment may include supplying power to an LED array having at least a first string of LEDs and a second string of LEDs coupled in parallel, each of the strings includes at least two LEDs. The method of this embodiment may also include comparing a first feedback signal from the first string of LEDs and a second feedback signal from the second string of LEDs. The first feedback signal is proportional to current in said first string of LEDs and said second feedback signal is proportional to current in said second string of LEDs. The method of this embodiment may also include controlling a voltage drop of at least the first string of LEDs to adjust the current of the first string of LEDs relative to the second string of LEDs, based on, at least in part, the comparing of the first and second feedback signals. Of course, many alternatives, variations, and modifications are possible without departing from this embodiment.03-31-2011
20110074837IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes: a signal generation part which outputs an image signal corresponding to a gradation level of a pixel which constitutes an image; a laser beam source which radiates a laser beam having intensity corresponding to the image signal; and a signal adjustment part which superposes a high-frequency signal to the image signal inputted to the laser beam source. The signal adjustment part superposes a high-frequency signal which has amplitude not less than a width of a kink region where an input-output characteristic of the laser beam source changes most steeply on the image signal.03-31-2011
20110074838DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device according to the present invention includes pixel units. Each of the pixel units is made up of N consecutive pixels. One of N (N≧3) colors including R (red), G (green) and B (blue) is assigned to each of the N pixels. Each of the N pixels includes a sampling transistor Ms, drive transistor Md, holding capacitor Cs and light-emitting element (organic light-emitting diode OLED). Of the N pixels, a specific color pixel that is susceptible to a dark dot (e.g., B) or that has the highest relative luminosity factor (e.g., G) has more sets of pixel circuit elements including the drive transistor Md, holding capacitor Cs and organic light-emitting diode OLED than other color pixels and has two or more sets thereof.03-31-2011
20110074834BRIGHTNESS COMPENSATION APPARATUS AND APPLICATION METHOD THEREOF - For improving the brightness decay of a display due to its aging, a non-volatile memory such as Flash can be used to store a brightness accumulation value of each point of the display, and each point can be compensated for its brightness accordingly. However, the non-volatile memory suffers from incorrect write-in data or temporary power disconnection, and thus the error will exist all the time to make the display non-even. Hence, the present invention uses a multiple data backups and CRC error detection, plus new/old data comparison to protect data the non-volatile memory from incorrect brightness compensation value so as to uniform the brightness of the display.03-31-2011
20090027426Digital video screen device - Device for a digital video screen comprising one or more printed circuit substrates on which are mounted one or more integrated circuits covered by a one-piece display surface. The display surface is covered by one or more luminous substances that are excited by the integrated circuits placed underneath. A video screen is formed where each subpixel is composed of a certain number of basic luminous units activated or deactivated by electrical switches on logic controls. Binary words are applied on the logic controls, and correspond to values of desired colors for each sub-pixel in such a way that the image refresh rate is independent of the loading rate, the rate of change, the resolution of the displayed image and the dimension of the video screen.01-29-2009
20090027423ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display and a method for driving the same, which may compensate for the degradation of an organic light emitting diode. The organic light emitting display includes: a plurality of pixels, each including an organic light emitting diode and a pixel circuit for controlling a supply of an electric current to the organic light emitting diode; and a sensing unit for converting a voltage applied to the organic light emitting diode to a digital value during a sensing period, and for sinking a second current from the pixel corresponding to the digital value to compensate for a degradation of the organic light emitting diode during a sampling period.01-29-2009
20120147059DISPLAY WITH DIMENSION SWITCHABLE FUNCTION - A display with dimension switchable function is introduced herein. The display can selectively display 3D images or 2D images in a part of or entire of a display area of display. The display at least includes a collimated backlight module, an image display device, a light guiding module, and a switching unit. The light guiding module and the switching unit are disposed between the collimated backlight module and the image display module, and positions thereof can be exchanged according to different design requirements. The light from the collimated backlight module is directed to different viewing zones after passing through the light guiding module. By controlling diffusion states of the switching unit, the 3D images or the 2D images are selectively displayed in a part of or entire of the display area of the image display module, as required.06-14-2012
20120147063LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - Disclosed is a display device which facilitates to display an image with the same color as an external border (external case) of a liquid crystal display (LCD) device, or to display an image satisfying a user's taste during a no-signal period, and a method for driving the display device, wherein the display device comprises a video controller which outputs interior data in accordance with a preset mode during a no-signal period; a timing controller which arranges the interior data, supplied from the video controller, in a frame unit, and outputs the arranged interior data; a data driver which converts the interior data of the frame unit, supplied from the timing controller, into analog video data, and outputs the analog video data; and a liquid crystal display panel which displays an image by the use of analog video data based on the interior data during the no-signal period.06-14-2012
20080266330DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device includes pixels which represent first, second and third colors and white, a signal controller which operates a white initial luminance value of the white and first, second and third luminance compensation values of the first, second and third colors based on input image signals of the first, second and third colors, generates a white output image signal of the white based on a sum of at least one portion of the first, second and third luminance compensation values and the white initial luminance value, and generates first, second and third output image signals of the first, second and third colors based on remaining first, second and third luminance compensation values, and a data driver which converts the white output image signal and the first, second and third output image signals into data voltages and supplies the data voltages to the pixels to display an image.10-30-2008
20110069095DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A backlight driving circuit for a display apparatus includes a receiver, a signal modulation detector and a driver. The receiver receives a clock signal and a brightness data signal by a serial transmission and in response to an enable signal. The brightness data signal is synchronized with the clock signal and includes brightness information. The signal modulation detector detects a modulation of the brightness data signal, based on at least one of the clock signal and the enable signal, and outputs a control signal based on a detected result thereof. The driver receives the brightness data signal, in synchronization with the clock signal, selects one of the brightness data signal and a predetermined reference brightness data signal in response to the control signal, generates a driving voltage using the selected brightness data signal, and provides the driving voltage to the backlight unit to control the brightness of the backlight unit.03-24-2011
20110069097IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes an input unit having a common terminal for receiving a component signal and an analog RGB signal and a display control unit for controlling display conforming to predetermined standards when the signal inputted from the input unit is a component signal. Thus, when the inputted signal is a component signal, display control conforming to predetermined standards (desirably, the EIA standards) is performed, thereby realizing appropriate image display.03-24-2011
20110069094Illumination devices and related systems and methods - Illumination devices and related systems and methods are closed that can be used for LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) backlights, LED lamps, or other applications. The illumination devices can include a photo detector, such as a photodiode or an LED or other light detecting device, and one or more LEDs of different colors. A related method can be implemented using these illumination devices to maintain precise color produced by the blended emissions from such LEDs. One application for the illumination devices is backlighting for FSC (Field Sequential Color) LCDs (Liquid Crystal Displays). FSC LCDs temporally mix the colors in an image by sequentially loading the red, green, and blue pixel data of an image in the panel and flashing the different colors of an RGB backlight. Precise and uniform color temperature across such a display can be advantageously maintained by continually monitoring ratios of photodiode currents induced by the different colored LEDs in each illumination device as each color is flashed.03-24-2011
20110069096Driving System For Active-Matrix Displays - A system is provided for using raw grayscale image data, representing images to be displayed in successive frames, to drive a display having pixels that include a drive transistor and an organic light emitting device. The system defines high and low ranges of raw grayscale image data, and determines whether the raw grayscale image data for each pixel falls within the high range or the low range. Raw grayscale image data that falls within the low range is converted to higher grayscale values, and the pixels are driven with currents corresponding to the higher grayscale values during time periods that are shorter than complete frame time periods. Raw grayscale image data that falls within the high range is converted to higher grayscale values, and the pixels are driven with currents corresponding to the higher grayscale values during time periods that are shorter than complete frame time periods and different from the time periods of the low range image data. When the raw grayscale image data is adjusted according to a preselected gamma curve before using that data to drive the pixels, the high and low ranges may be selected according to how well the gamma curve corrects the raw grayscale image data within the ranges.03-24-2011
20110069093ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE - An electrophoretic display device includes an electrophoretic ink layer, a plurality of pixel electrodes and a plurality of TFTs (thin film transistors) formed on a lower substrate. Each pixel electrode is connected between one TFT and the electrophoretic ink layer, first path terminals of all of the TFTs are connected to a power source driver, control terminals of all of the TFTs are connected to a gate driver. A transparent electrode is formed between the upper substrate and the electrophoretic ink layer. The electrophoretic ink layer includes a plurality of tubular cavities connected between the transparent electrode and the pixel electrodes, each tubular cavity contains a plurality of charged pigment particles. When a TFT is turned on by the gate driver, the source driver applies a voltage to the pixel electrode corresponding to the TFT, then driving the charged pigment particles to move and the tubular cavity displays corresponding color.03-24-2011
20110069090LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes first and second substrates, a liquid crystal layer disposed therebetween, first and second gate lines on the first substrate, first, second and third data lines crossing the first and second gate lines to define first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth pixel regions, a first pixel electrode and a first common electrode in each of the first, second and third pixel regions, the first pixel electrode connected to a thin film transistor and the first common electrode spaced apart from the first pixel electrode, a second pixel electrode in each of the fourth, fifth and sixth pixel regions, the second pixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor and having a plate shape, a color filter layer including a red color filter corresponding to each of the first and fourth pixel regions, a green color filter corresponding to each of the second and fifth pixel regions, a blue color filter corresponding to each of the third and sixth pixel regions, a second common electrode on the color filter layer in each of the fourth, fifth and sixth pixel regions.03-24-2011
20110069089POWER MANAGEMENT FOR ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE (OLED) DISPLAYS - Embodiments of power management for OLED displays are described. In various embodiments, power consumption for an OLED display can be managed by adjusting brightness of individual pixels. An input image can be obtained and processed using an algorithm that reduces brightness and maintains perceived contrast. This can involve computing a difference value associated with individual pixels of the image to account for perceived contrast and computing a reduced brightness value for the pixel using the difference value. An ultra-low power mode in which power consumption of the OLED display is adjusted semantically can be employed for a low brightness range. The algorithm and the ultra-low power mode can be combined to provide a continuous range of adjustment for the OLED display.03-24-2011
20110043546CONVERSION CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DRIVE CIRCUIT, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - A display drive circuit that performs digital driving for displaying an image of each one frame based on luminance data of a plurality of subframes is disclosed. The display drive circuit includes a conversion section that converts the luminance data having a plurality of bits indicating a luminance level of each of the plurality of subframes into data indicating the luminance level for pixels in a number greater than the number of the plurality of subframes, and a storage section that stores the data converted by the conversion section.02-24-2011
20110025726HOLD-TYPE IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD USING THE HOLD-TYPE IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image processing circuit generates an output video signal from an input video signal and outputs the output video signal to a display panel with a higher frame frequency than the frame frequency of the input video signal. The output video signal includes a main-frame image and a sub-frame image. The image processing circuit has a luminance control unit. When the frame frequency of the output video signal is Io, and the display luminance of the sub-frame is B (002-03-2011
20110025729FIELD SEQUENTIAL LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF, AND HEAD MOUNTED DISPLAY - A display with high resolution and reduced flicker of image. The driving method of this invention, or the field sequential driving method, divides one frame of image into a plurality of subframes, i.e., divides the period of one image frame into a plurality of subframe periods; displays red, green and blue images during the corresponding subframe periods; and, when these color images are to be displayed, turns on the corresponding red, green and blue backlights successively to feed light to the display section.02-03-2011
20110148953DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING DEVICE FOR DISPLAYING - A display driver having a first mode where a number of colors to be displayed is smaller than a predetermined number and a second mode where a number of colors to be displayed is equal to or larger than the predetermined number. A generation circuit generates gray scale voltages having a plurality of levels for positive polarity and negative polarity. In the first mode, the generation circuit decreases a current flowing into an internal circuit which generates a gray scale voltage of an intermediate level other than two gray scale voltages of a lowest and a highest level, in comparison to a current flowing in the second mode. In the first mode, the selection circuit selects a gray scale voltage in accordance with the display data, from the two gray scale voltages of the lowest and the highest level gray scale voltage which are generated from the generation circuit.06-23-2011
20110148950APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING BACKLIGHT OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A backlight driving apparatus of a liquid crystal display (LCD) apparatus including a master trans and a slave trans for supplying a current to a plurality of lamps, and a master driver and a slave driver for driving the lamps, includes an operated condition unit that converts an AC voltage generated in accordance with a phase difference between a master AC voltage and a slave AC voltage fed back from the master trans and the slave trans, respectively, into an analog DC voltage; a protect controller that determines an error is generated during an operation of the lamps using the analog DC voltage and outputs an operating error signal when an error is generated; and a lamp driving controller that stops driving the master driver and the slave driver in response to the operating error signal.06-23-2011
20110148945D/A CONVERTER CIRCUIT AND ITS VOLTAGE SUPPLY CONTROL METHOD - A DAC includes a DAC unit that selects one of a plurality of selection voltages according to an input digital signal, and outputs the selected selection voltage as an analog signal, a first power-supply voltage terminal through which a first power-supply voltage is supplied to a first terminal of a transistor constituting the DAC unit upon power-up of the DAC unit, and a voltage supply control unit that detects a potential difference between the first power-supply voltage and a second voltage used to generate the selection voltages, outputs a voltage corresponding to the first power-supply voltage to a second terminal of the transistor constituting the DAC unit when the potential difference is larger than a predetermined value, and outputs a voltage corresponding to the second voltage to the second terminal of the transistor constituting the DAC unit when the potential difference is smaller than the predetermined value.06-23-2011
20110148939DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY CAPABLE OF ADJUSTING CONTRAST AND METHOD THEREOF - A method for adjusting a contrast of an electrophoretic display (EPD) includes: displaying a full white image and detecting the light intensity of the full white image; displaying a full black image and detecting the light intensity of the full black image; computing the ratio of the detected light intensity of the full white image and the detected light intensity of the full black image to obtain a contrast; comparing the contrast with a predetermined contrast value or range; and adjusting the contrast to an adjusted contrast matching the predetermined contrast or falling within a predetermined contrast range if the contrast of the second display area does not match the predetermined contrast or fall within the predetermined contrast range. A related display device and EPD are also provided.06-23-2011
20110025725BACKLIGHT UNIT AND CONTROL METHOD FOR THE SAME - A backlight unit for a display device and a control method for the same is presented. The backlight unit comprises: a plurality of light source units arranged in a matrix form; a light source controller adapted to supply a control signal for controlling a brightness of the light source units; and a plurality of light source drive units adapted to supply different driving signals to different light source units based on the control signal. The control signal is generated based on optical crosstalk between neighboring light source units.02-03-2011
20110025724BACKLIGHT UNIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - A backlight unit includes at least one light source emitting light in a first direction at a predetermined orientation angle and a plurality of light guide panels, each including a light incident section and a light emitting section. The light incident section has a first surface to receive the light emitted from the light source in the first direction, and the light emitting section is to emit light received from the light incident section in a second direction. At least one portion of the light emitting section of one light guide panel overlaps an upper side of a light incident section of another light guide panel and a space exists between the panels.02-03-2011
20110025731DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRIC APPARATUS - It is an object of the present invention to provide a display device in which the color purity of red display can be improved and also to provide an electric apparatus using the same. A controller (02-03-2011
20110025730ILLUMINATION DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND LIGHT GUIDE PLATE - An illumination device (L) includes a plurality of light source units (02-03-2011
20110025728IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes following units. The image display unit includes a light source unit provided with light sources, each source being controlled respectively, and a liquid crystal panel displaying on a display area. The luminance calculation unit calculates a light source luminance of the light source based on a signal level of a divided area into which the display area virtually divided. The luminance distribution calculation unit calculates an entire luminance distribution of the light source unit. The transform unit transforms a signal level of the input image into a transformed image based on the entire luminance distribution. The luminance correction unit calculates a correction coefficient based on an average value or a sum of the light source luminance, and collects each of the light source luminance by the correction coefficient. The controller unit controls the liquid crystal panel and the light source unit.02-03-2011
20110249043ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electrophoretic display device is provided with a first substrate, a second substrate, an electrophoretic layer which is arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate and has at least a dispersion medium and particles mixed in the dispersion medium, a first electrode which is formed in an island shape on the electrophoretic layer side of the first substrate for each pixel, and a second electrode which is formed on the electrophoretic layer side of the second substrate with an area wider than the first electrode, where gradation is controlled using an area of the particles which are visually recognized when the electrophoretic layer is viewed from the second electrode side.10-13-2011
20110249036BACKLIGHT UNIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - Provided are a backlight unit and a display apparatus including the same. The display apparatus includes a display panel, a light emitting unit including a plurality of channels, each channel including light emitting diodes configured to irradiate light to the display panel, and a plurality of switches configured to enable current paths of the channels in response to switching signals, and a driver circuit configured to successively enable the switching signals corresponding to the respective channels, compare the duty ratio of the switching signals with 1/channel number, and selectively control the phases of the switching signals based on the comparison result.10-13-2011
20130162692LUMINANCE TEST SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LIGHT EMITTING DIODES - A luminance test system includes a plurality of LEDs, a microcontroller, a plurality of light sensors, a plurality of shielding members, a plurality of AD converters, a MCU and a display module. Each of the plurality of light sensors detects a luminance of one of the plurality of LEDs to generate an analog luminance signal. Each of the shielding members receives one of the plurality of LEDs and one of the plurality of light sensors. Each of the plurality AD converters converts the analog luminance signal into a digital luminance signal. The plurality of AD converters in turn transmit the digital luminance signal to the MCU. The display module displays a luminance value of each of the plurality of LEDs according to the digital luminance signal.06-27-2013
20080252666DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING BRIGHTNESS THEREOF - A display apparatus and a method for adjusting brightness thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes a panel unit which displays a video signal, a light emitting unit which provides the panel unit with a ray of light and causes the video signal to be visualized, a light emission control unit which controls the light emitting unit so that the ray of light is provided to each of local areas of the panel unit, and a panel control unit which compensates pixels of the video signal in each of local areas, to remove an artifact which is generated due to the ray of light provided to local areas of the panel unit. Because brightness of a screen is adjusted in each of local areas, contrast ratio is enhanced, and improved image quality is provided.10-16-2008
20080252665Current driver and display device - A current driver to which image data including a plurality of grayscale values is input and which outputs an electric current according to the grayscale values of the image data, the current driver comprising: a first input section to which a first reference current is input, a current value of the first reference current being changed according to the grayscale values of the image data; a second input section to which a second reference current is input, the second reference current having a current value different from that of the first reference current; and a current divider circuit which uses the second reference current and the first reference current to output an electric current, the electric current having a value equal to or higher than that of the first reference current and equal to or lower than that of the second reference current.10-16-2008
20100253709CORRECTION VALUE ACQUISITION METHOD, CORRECTION METHOD AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A first step drives a plurality of electron-emitting devices with a drive signal corresponding to a first gradation level and measures the luminance dispersion. A second step selects one or more electron-emitting devices as target devices, drives them with a drive signal corresponding to each gradation level, and measures their luminance for each gradation level. A third step drives the target devices with a drive signal having a voltage amplitude of a drive signal corresponding to each gradation level multiplied by a constant, and measures their luminance for each gradation level. Then, a correction value for each gradation level of each electron-emitting device is calculated using a luminance ratio of the luminance measured in the second step to the luminance measured in the third step, and the luminance dispersion measured in the first step.10-07-2010
20100295874GAMMA VOLTAGE GENERATION DEVICE FOR A FLAT PANEL DISPLAY - A gamma voltage generation device for a flat panel display includes a first voltage dividing circuit coupled between a high voltage and a low voltage, for generating a plurality of primary voltages, a plurality of primary selectors coupled to the first voltage dividing circuit, each of the plurality of primary selectors for selecting a primary voltage from the plurality of primary voltages according to an original digital value, a second voltage dividing circuit coupled to the plurality of primary voltages, for generating a plurality of secondary voltages, and a plurality of secondary selectors coupled to the second voltage dividing circuit, each of the plurality of secondary selectors for selecting a secondary voltage to be a reference grayscale voltage of a gamma curve from a predetermined number of secondary voltages of the plurality of secondary voltages according to a target digital value.11-25-2010
20100295879IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus includes a dimming value determination circuit for determining a dimming value of a backlight based on an input image signal, an image signal compensation circuit for compensating the input image signal supplied to a liquid crystal panel in accordance with the dimming value, and a backlight drive circuit for driving and controlling the backlight in accordance with the dimming value. When the light emitting luminance of the present frame of the backlight increases relative to the light emitting luminance of the previous frame, the backlight drive circuit delays the timing for applying the dimming value of the present frame. This makes it possible to reduce power consumption of the backlight by suppressing deterioration in the image quality in spite of the sharp change in the display image luminance.11-25-2010
20100295873AUTOMATIC USER VIEWING PREFERENCE - A system may allow an initial viewing adjustment curve set at a factory to be adjusted by a user, and the adjustment may pull the viewing adjustment curve in a particular direction, but may not result in a multistep, jerky viewing adjustment curve. The curve of the viewing adjustment curve may remain a curve, but, through the use of regions and smoothing, the viewing adjustment curve may retain its curve design.11-25-2010
20100118058DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - In one embodiment of the present invention, an active-matrix type display unit, and a drive method thereof are disclosed. Gate-bus lines are provided at both top and bottom sides of each row. Two sub-pixels are formed at a region surrounded by two adjacent source-bus lines and two adjacent gate-bus lines. At the odd-numbered rows, for the left-side sub-pixel of those two sub-pixels, a scanning signal is supplied from the top-side gate-bus line, while a video signal is supplied from the left-side source-bus line. For the right-side sub-pixel, on the contrary, a scanning signal is supplied from the bottom-side gate-bus line, while a video signal is supplied from the right-side source-bus line. At the even-numbered rows, the gate-bus line from which a scanning signal is supplied is reversed to the case of the odd-numbered rows. The gate-bus lines are sequentially selected one by one, and all the video signal polarities are made the same during each horizontal scanning period.05-13-2010
20100118063LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes: a display panel, which displays an image corresponding to a primary image signal, which includes a first image signal, a second image signal and a third image signal; a light-emitting unit, which supplies light to the display panel; and a timing controller, which receives an input including the primary image signal, and outputs a converted image signal. The timing controller converts each of the first image signal, the second image signal and the third image signal on a basis of whichever one of the first image signal, the second image signal and the third image signal is selected, and outputs the converted image signal. The light-emitting unit determines a luminance of the light supplied to the display panel according to a reference grayscale of a reference image signal, the reference image signal being selected among the first image signal, the second image signal and the third image signal.05-13-2010
20100118057CHROMATICITY CONTROL FOR SOLID-STATE ILLUMINATION SOURCES - Chromaticity of light output by a light-emitting diode, such as a light-emitting diode (LED), is adjusted while maintaining a brightness of the illumination source substantially constant by adjusting a drive schema for the illumination source. A driver for LEDs or other light-emitting diodes provides for varying a drive schema to adjust chromaticity of driven LEDs.05-13-2010
20100118061LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVE CONTROL CIRCUIT - In a case where each of pixels of a liquid-crystal display panel is divided into two subpixels, the drive levels of the subpixels with respect to the gradation of an input video signal can be selected from among a plurality of drive levels while an increase in the circuit scale is suppressed.05-13-2010
20100118064Driving Liquid Crystal Materials Using Low Voltages - In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal cell having a liquid crystal material, and drive circuitry coupled to the liquid crystal cell to provide a low voltage signal to drive the liquid crystal cell. The low voltage signal may be a pulse width modulated signal, in one embodiment.05-13-2010
20100118059CURRENT-DRIVEN DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment of the present invention, to allow a circuit that compensates for variations in a threshold voltage of a drive element to operate properly and prevent luminances of other pixel circuits from fluctuating due to a compensation operation, a pixel circuit is disclosed. A driving TFT, a switching TFT, and an organic EL element are provided between a power supply wiring line and a common cathode, and a capacitor and a switching TFT are provided between a gate terminal of the driving TFT and a data line. A switching TFT is provided between a connection point B between the capacitor and the switching TFT and a reference supply wiring line, a switching TFT is provided between the gate terminal and a drain terminal of the driving TFT, and a switching TFT is provided between the gate terminal of the driving TFT and the connection point B.05-13-2010
20100118056PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING METHOD - In a plasma display device and a method for driving a plasma display panel, fluctuation of emission luminance of a discharge cell is reduced and display quality of an image is improved. The plasma display device is provided with a plasma display panel having a plurality of scanning electrodes and sustaining electrodes which configure a display electrode pair. The plasma display device is also provided with a sustaining pulse generating circuit, which has a plurality of subfields having an initializing period, a writing period and a sustaining period in one field period, and generates three kinds of sustaining pulses, i.e., a first sustaining pulse to be reference, a second sustaining pulse whose start-up is sharper than that of the first sustaining pulse and that of a third sustaining pulse, and the third sustaining pulse whose trailing edge is sharper than that of the first sustaining pulse and that of the second sustaining pulse, by periodically switching the pulses. In a sustaining period of at least one subfield in one field period, the third sustaining pulse is applied to one electrode of the electrode pair, then just after the application, the second sustaining pulse is applied to the other electrode of the display electrode pair.05-13-2010
20110254882DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device with reduced power consumption has pixels coupled with data lines and arranged in a matrix, a signal controller processing input image signals and outputting output image signals, and a data driver applying data voltages, corresponding to output image signals, to the data lines. When all the input image signals have either a first or second value, the output image signals have the first value. The signal controller generates a polarity signal for determining data voltage polarity, and when all the input image signals have either a first or second value, data voltages corresponding to the input image signals have a polarity equivalent to a polarity of previously applied data voltages. The signal controller generates a control signal for controlling the data driver's clock synchronization circuit, and the control signal halts the clock synchronization circuit when an operating frequency is lower than a predetermined value.10-20-2011
20110254878IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a panel luminance controller, a calculation module and a conversion module. The panel luminance controller is configured to control panel luminance of a self-emission type device based on intensity of ambient light. The calculation module is configured to calculate a gradation conversion function based on a characteristic amount of an input image and the panel luminance, the gradation conversion function having been provided to correct appearance of the input image. The conversion module is configured to apply the gradation conversion function to the input image, to generate an output image.10-20-2011
20110254869ELECTRONIC PAPER DISPLAY DEVICE - An electronic paper (E-paper) display device includes a first substrate comprising at least one side wall having a high reflectance film coated thereon, an E-paper layer, and a second substrate. A light source installed beside and facing the at least one sidewall of the first substrate, the light source being configured for illuminating the E-paper layer with some of the light from the light source directly illuminating the E-paper layer and some of the light from the light source illuminating the E-paper layer via the reflection of the high reflectance film.10-20-2011
20100277515MITIGATION OF LCD FLARE - LCD flare is reduced by adjusting a backlight to a level where the LCD flare is not visible, and then introducing a simulated veiling glare. The glare is further adjusted by the backlight simulation to hide the geometry (e.g., LED array) of the backlight. The reduction is performed, for example, by processing signals for driving the backlight and a front modulator in a dual modulation display device.11-04-2010
20100277512FRAME RATE ADJUSTER AND METHOD THEREOF - A frame rate adjuster is utilized for adjusting a frame rate of a display according to the brightness of a frame. The frame adjuster comprises a frame counting circuit, a brightness-counting circuit, a brightness-determining circuit, and a frame rate selecting circuit. The frame counting circuit is utilized for determining if gray-level data of the frame are all transmitted and accordingly generating a frame trigger signal. The brightness counting circuit is utilized for generating a plurality of brightness-counting numbers according to the gray-level data of the brightness of the frame. The brightness-determining circuit is utilized for outputting a brightness-determining signal according to the frame trigger signal and the plurality of the brightness-counting numbers. The frame rate selecting circuit is utilized for selecting a reference frame rate among a plurality of reference frame rates so as to adjust the frame rate of the display.11-04-2010
20110148937PIXEL CIRCUIT, ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY, AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING BRIGHTNESS THEREOF - An organic light emitting display apparatus having a pixel circuit, the pixel circuit including an organic light emitting diode (OLED); a capacitor having a first terminal connected to a first node, and a second terminal connected to an anode electrode of the OLED; a switching transistor having a gate electrode connected to a scanning line, a first electrode connected to a data line, and a second electrode connected to the first node; and a driving transistor having a first gate electrode connected to the first node, a first electrode connected to a first power supply, a second electrode connected to the anode electrode of the OLED, and a second gate electrode connected to a common voltage line.06-23-2011
20110249041METHOD OF DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A method of driving an electrophoretic display device includes changing the gradation level of image data on the basis of correction data corresponding to the gradation level, converting image data with the changed gradation level to a dithering pattern, in which the first color and the second color are combined, corresponding to the changed gradation level for each predetermined region of image data, and driving the electrophoretic particles of the first color and the electrophoretic particles of the second color on the basis of image data converted to the dithering pattern for the plurality of pixels in the display section.10-13-2011
20110249035LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - A liquid crystal display device includes an image signal processing section configured to control a liquid crystal panel and a backlight unit in a liquid crystal display device based on an image signal and detect that an image displayed on the liquid crystal panel is changed to a whole-area black display image based on the image signal. The liquid crystal display device further includes a backlight unit control section that generates a dimming signal Sdv in response to detection by the image signal processing section and supplies the dimming signal sdv to the backlight unit. The dimming signal Sdv lowers luminescence brightness Lca of the backlight unit to be substantially zero in a gradual manner.10-13-2011
20110175935CONTROL OF LIGHT-EMITTING-DIODE BACKLIGHT ILLUMINATION THROUGH FRAME INSERTION - System(s) and method(s) are provided to regulate backlighting in a light emitting diode (LED)-based display through a sequence of alternate pulse-width-modulation (PWM) frame or sub-frame insertions. Alternate PWM frames or sub-frames can be black or non-black. A plurality of pixels in the display is partitioned into at least one zone including one or more rows of pixels; the at least one zone determines sub-frame period based on refresh frequency of the display. A sequence of alternate PWM sub-frames includes at least one alternate sub-frame and at least one normal sub-frame. Alternate PWM frames or alternate PWM sub-frames include a phase delay during which a backlight unit is turned off, and a PWM sequence in which the backlight unit is turned on with a finite duty cycle for the remainder of the PWM frame or sub-frame. A sequence of alternate PWM sub-frames can be configured internally or externally. Internal configuration can be synchronous with a reference signal whereas external configuration relies on external reference signal.07-21-2011
20100097406Color generation using multiple illuminant types - A system for generating a colored light comprises a set of illuminant types and a processor. The set of illuminant types is associated with a chromaticity gamut, and the set of illuminant types comprises at least five illuminant types that are each associated an illuminant type hue angle. The processor is configured to determine, based at least in part on a mapping, an output level set for a received color coordinate. The mapping comprises associating each color coordinate with an output level set that uses a set of hue-adjacent illuminant types. Hue-adjacent illuminant types comprise a group of illuminant types that are determined to be adjacent in a circular ordered list of illuminant types that is circularly ordered according to the illuminant type hue angle.04-22-2010
20110148943METHOD FOR DRIVING THREE-DIMENSIONAL (3D) DISPLAY AND 3D DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A method for driving a three dimensional (3D) display and a 3D display apparatus using the same are provided. The 3D display apparatus includes a storage unit which stores a received image; and a controller which compares a previous frame of the received image with a current frame of the received image, and determines whether or not to input an image of the current frame to a liquid crystal panel based on whether the previous frame is identical to the current frame. Therefore, a method for driving a 3D display which does not cause characteristics of a liquid crystal to be deteriorated and a 3D display apparatus using the same are provided.06-23-2011
20110249033METHOD OF DRIVING BACKLIGHT ASSEMBLY AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A backlight assembly outputs scan signals having a scanning frequency synchronized with a frame frequency to sequentially drive light emitting blocks providing a light to a display panel. A dimming step of each light emitting block corresponds to one of a plurality of dimming steps in response to local dimming data. A dimming clock having a value obtained by dividing a value obtained by multiplying the scanning frequency and the number is dimming steps by a duty ratio of each scan signal is generated. The dimming step of each light emitting block is counted using the dimming clock, and the counted values are combined with the scan signals to generate dimming signals having a dimming duty ratio corresponding to the dimming step of the light emitting blocks.10-13-2011
20100097409DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD - A display device is provided with a display section; a drive section driving the display section; and a light shutter control section controlling a light shutter. The display section is configured to display first and second images on the display section during a specific period. The drive section is configured to allow perceiving an image only from a direction in a specific viewing angle range at least during the specific period. The light shutter control section controls the light shutter so that the light shutter is placed into a transmitting state allowing transmitting light during a period during which the first image is displayed in the specific period and placed into a shielding state shielding light during a remaining period in the specific period. The first and second images are generated so that an image generated by adding brightnesses of respective pixels of the first and second images has no correlation to the first image.04-22-2010
20100097411DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device and a method for manufacturing the display device are provided. The display device includes an organic layer on an auxiliary wiring is removed with high precision by one operation and, thereby, the yield and the productivity are improved. A lower electrode is formed by patterning in each pixel on a substrate. An auxiliary wiring including a light absorption layer is formed between individual pixels. An organic layer is formed on the substrate while covering the lower electrodes. Laser irradiation is conducted from the organic layer side, the laser light is converted to heat in the light absorption layer exposed at a portion under the organic layer, and the organic layer portion above the light absorption layer is removed selectively. An upper electrode is formed on the organic layer and is connected to the light absorption layer portion of the auxiliary wiring.04-22-2010
20100097410DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display device having a scanning line, a data line, a power supply line, and a pixel. The pixel having a first transistor supplied with a selecting pulse of a scanning signal, a holding capacitor having a first electrode and a second electrode that holds an image signal from the data line and the first thin film transistor. The pixel also having a second transistor controlled by the image signal, a gate of the second transistor being electrically connected to the second electrode, and a luminescent element provided between a pixel electrode and an opposite electrode opposed to the pixel electrode driven by current that flows between the pixel electrode and the opposite electrode. A potential of the gate electrode of the second transistor being able to be shifted by supplying to the first electrode of the holding capacitor with a predetermined signal after the selecting pulse becomes non-selective.04-22-2010
20100097408AMBIENT LIGHTING SYSTEM FOR A DISPLAY DEVICE - This invention relates to an ambient lighting system for a display device including an image display region. Controllable light sources that are substantial point-like and disposed in an array are provided, each being adapted to emit a light beam of at least one wavelength onto an region visually appearing to the viewer peripherally surrounding the display. An image analyzer determines the color information from video data of the displayed image, the color information being used as a control parameter for controlling the emission color of the emitted light beams. Due to the substantial point-like property of the light sources along with their arrangement within the array the emitted light beams onto the region forms a pixelated image so as to provide at least a partial extension of the image display region.04-22-2010
20100097404DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE THEREOF - There is provided a display control method capable of reducing unnecessary processing and unnecessary power consumption caused by is. The display control method uses an update judgment unit (04-22-2010
20090002402ERROR METRIC ASSOCIATED WITH BACKLIGHT ADAPTATION - Embodiments of a system that includes one or more integrated circuits are described. During operation, the system reduces power consumption by changing an intensity setting of a light source, which illuminates a display that is configured to display a video image, and scales brightness values for the video image based on a brightness metric associated with the video image. Then, the system calculates the error metric for the video image based on the scaled brightness values and the video image.01-01-2009
20090315920DISPLAY CONTROL CIRCUIT, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - In a display control circuit of this invention, a write gray scale level determining part outputs write gray scale level data for performing overshoot drive on a liquid crystal display device. Moreover, an achievable gray scale level determining part outputs achievable gray scale level data indicating a gray scale level which achieves after a lapse of one frame. Further, an error noise predicting part compares, with a predetermined threshold value, predicted values as differences between gray scale level values of plural pieces of input image data and a mean gray scale level value of these gray scale level values to control a data selecting part such that when at least one of the predicted values exceeds the threshold value, the data selecting part gives, to an image compressing part, the input image data rather than the achievable gray scale level data predicted that a decoding error becomes large. This configuration allows suppression or elimination of after-image noise.12-24-2009
20090251495Liquid crystal driving circuit - The liquid crystal driving circuit for converting pixel values into driving voltages on a plurality of channels includes a reference voltage generating circuit, a plurality of buffer amplifiers, an output selection circuit coupling, and a plurality of switch circuits. The reference voltage generating circuit generates a plurality of grayscale reference voltages. Each buffer amplifier corresponds to one of the grayscale voltages and is powered by a supply voltage. The output selection circuit couples to the channels to outputs of the buffer amplifiers selected according to the pixel values. The switch circuits coupes inputs of the selected buffer amplifiers to receive the corresponding grayscale reference voltages, and couples inputs of the unselected buffer amplifiers to receive the supply voltage.10-08-2009
20090244101PIXEL LAYOUT FOR DISPLAYS - An improved subpixel arrangement for pixelated displays, wherein cross-shaped elements comprising a yellow subpixel surrounded by blue subpixels are distributed over the surface of the display. Further red and green subpixels can be arranged such that white light is emitted from three adjacent rows and three adjacent columns of a pixel comprising said cross-shaped element.10-01-2009
20110148938DISPLAYED CONTENTS SECURING SYSTEM AND METHOD, AND DISPLAYED CONTENTS VIEWING DEVICE - A system and method for securing contents displayed on a display device, and a device for viewing displayed content are provided. The system may include a first device and a communication module. The communication module may be adapted to communicatively connect the first device to the display device. The first device may be adapted to control, via the communication module, the display device to alternately display a first content and a second content. The second content may contain interference information. The device for viewing displayed content may be adapted to alternately let light through and shut off light. With the device for viewing displayed content, the first content displayed is viewable by an intended viewer while the second content displayed is un-viewable by the intended viewer.06-23-2011
20110254877DISPLAY SYSTEM AND DEVICE WITH SUSTAINABLE POWER GENERATION - A display system and device includes energy generating elements operable to generate and store energy sufficient power the display device. The display device or devices are formed on flexible and preferable translucent sheaths to allow for mounting of the devices on virtually any surface. A control device is connected to several devices to provide instructions to operate light emitting elements in the devices to provide a desired image.10-20-2011
20080246783Display system comprising a mirror device with micromirrors controlled to operate in intermediate oscillating state - A display system includes a spatial light modulator for displaying a image by the modulation state of a plurality of micromirrors, and a control device for controlling the spatial light modulator. The control device includes a data conversion device for converting the digital image data into non-binary data, and a modulation-control device for generating a modulation control signal for micromirrors depending on the non-binary data, and controlling the spatial light modulator. The modulation state of the micromirrors by the modulation control signal includes modulation by oscillation of the micromirrors. The modulation control signal controls amplitude of the oscillation to be smaller than the maximum amplitude of the micromirrors in the modulation by the oscillation of the micromirrors. The oscillation having smaller amplitude than the maximum amplitude of the micromirrors is repeated by the modulation control signal in an optional time duration or frequency.10-09-2008
20080246780DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device is provided. The display device includes: a panel assembly including: a plurality of gate lines; a plurality of data lines; and a plurality of pixels defined by the plurality of gate lines and the plurality of data lines. The device also includes a backlight unit including: a plurality of scan lines; a plurality of column lines; and a plurality of backlight unit pixels defined by the plurality of scan lines and the plurality of the column lines. The backlight unit is configured to: calculate an average grayscale level of an image of a first frame; determine a first grayscale level according to the plurality of pixels corresponding to the panel assembly pixels; and apply a weight value corresponding to the average grayscale level to change the first grayscale level to a compensated grayscale level.10-09-2008
20080246779DRIVING APPARATUS OF DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME, AND METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE - The driving apparatus of a display device calculates a slope using a minimum gray, a maximum gray, a gray average of frame data in a current frame, and a gray average of frame data in a previous frame, and corrects and outputs the input frame data according to the slope, using frame data of one frame. As a result, a gray range of the input image signal can be extended, thereby improving visibility. Further, in a case of a motion picture, even when a difference of a gray range of images of adjacent frames is large, an original image is not distorted due to extension of a gray range. Also, even when noise is included in the input image signal, a gray range can be extended after removing the noise.10-09-2008
20120200615LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The liquid crystal display device (08-09-2012
20120200614DISPLAY DRIVING CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND DISPLAY DRIVING METHOD - In a display device (i) which carries out a display based on a video signal whose resolution has been converted to higher resolution (high-resolution conversion driving) and (ii) which carries out CC driving, when the resolution of the video signal is converted by a factor of 2 (double-size display), assuming that a direction in which the gate lines extend is a row-wise direction, signal potentials having the same polarity and the same gray scale are supplied to pixel electrodes included in respective two pixels that correspond to two adjacent gate lines and that are adjacent to each other in the column-wise direction (scanning direction), and a direction of change in the signal potentials written to the pixel electrodes from the source lines varies every two adjacent rows according to the polarities of the signal potentials.08-09-2012
20120200611DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - A display device including pixels has formed therein at least two driving blocks each made up of pixel rows, and includes: a signal line driving circuit that outputs a signal voltage to an output line disposed in each of pixel columns; and a selector circuit that controls a selector disposed in each of the columns for providing a signal voltage outputted from the output line to one of a first signal line and second signal line disposed in each of the columns, and selectively provides a standard voltage or the signal voltage outputted from the output line to one of the first signal line or the second signal line. Each of the pixels includes a current control unit and an organic EL element. Pixels in the k-th driving block are connected to the first signal line and pixels in the (k+1)-th driving block are connected to the second signal line.08-09-2012
20120200610IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING MEMORY PROPERTY - An image display device expresses multiple colors including intermediate colors and an electrophoretic particle making up the image display device includes n-kinds of (n>2) charged particles each having colors and threshold value voltages each being different from one another. A specified period during which a voltage is applied includes a resetting period for applying a resetting voltage, a first, . . . , k08-09-2012
20120200608GAMMA CONTROL MAPPING CIRCUIT AND METHOD, AND ORGANIC EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - A gamma control data mapping circuit, a mapping method, and a display device using the gamma control data mapping circuit are provided. The gamma control data mapping circuit is for converting input data into grayscale data to display an original image on a display device. The mapping circuit separates the input data into high-order bit data and low-order bit data, and outputs a low-order grayscale boundary and a high-order grayscale boundary by using the high-order bit data. The gamma control data mapping circuit divides a grayscale region defined by the low-order grayscale boundary and the high-order grayscale boundary by a unit grayscale number to calculate unit grayscale data of the grayscale region, multiplies the low-order bit data by the unit grayscale data to calculate linear grayscale data, and adds the low-order grayscale boundary to the linear grayscale data to generate the grayscale data.08-09-2012
20090153594Apparatus and method for driving liquid crystal display panel - A liquid crystal display device is provided with a liquid crystal display panel, and a data driver IC that drives the liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display panel is provided with a gate line, first and second data lines, and a pixel that includes a first sub-pixel connected to the gate line and the first data line and a second sub-pixel connected to the gate line and the second data line. The data driver IC is provided with a gamma correction circuitry and a drive circuitry. The gamma correction circuitry generates first gamma-corrected data by performing gamma correction on externally received image data in accordance with a first gamma curve, and generates second gamma-corrected data by performing gamma correction on the image data in accordance with a second gamma curve. The drive circuitry drives the first data line in response to the first gamma-corrected data and drives the second data line in response to the second gamma-corrected data.06-18-2009
20120032997BACKLIGHT UNIT AND 2D AND 3D IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - A backlight unit and a two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) image display system including the same. The backlight unit includes a first light guide plate and a second light guide plate, wherein the first light guide plate includes a plurality of first diffusion units that are aligned to be spaced apart from each other, and the second light guide plate includes a plurality of second diffusion units that are aligned alternately with the first diffusion units. Thus, an emission direction of light is controlled, so that a 3D image may be displayed in a plurality of viewing zones.02-09-2012
20110175950ILLUMINATING APPARATUS AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS PROVIDED WITH THE SAME - Provided is an illuminating apparatus wherein luminosity deterioration of illuminating light can be suppressed. An illuminating apparatus (07-21-2011
20110175944CONTROL SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING COLOR OF A DISPLAY DEVICE - A control system is used for maintaining color of a display device, wherein the color is g formed by brightness of a first, second and a third color elements. The first, second and the third color elements have a first brightness, second brightness and a third brightness respectively and a luminance ratio of the first brightness, second brightness and the third brightness. The control system comprises a light-detecting member, a processing unit and a light source driver. The light-detecting member is used for detecting brightness of the first, second and the third color elements. The processing unit is used for calculating a first attenuation brightness of the first color element, second attenuation brightness of the second color element and a third attenuation brightness of the third color element. The light source driver is used for adjusting brightness of the first, second and the third color elements when the first attenuation brightness reaches a first compensated brightness of the first color element, the processing unit controls the light source driver to respectively adjust the first, second and the third brightness into a first, second and the third default brightness based on the first default brightness and the luminance ratio of the first brightness, second brightness and the third brightness, wherein, the difference of brightness between the first brightness and the first default brightness is the first compensated brightness.07-21-2011
20110175939DISPLAY DEVICE - The invention provides a display device including a display medium, the display medium including a pair of substrates positioned so as to have a space therebetween, at least one of the substrates having translucency; a pair of electrodes respectively being positioned on the pair of substrates, the electrode positioned on the substrate having translucency having translucency; a dispersion medium positioned between the pair of electrodes; and first particles and second particles being dispersed in the dispersion medium and having different colors and different charge polarities, the first particles and the second particles electrophoretically moving independently from each other when a first voltage potential difference is applied between the pair of electrodes, and the first particles and the second particles electrophoretically moving while forming a positively or negatively charged flocculation when a second voltage potential difference that is smaller than the first voltage potential difference is applied between the pair of electrodes.07-21-2011
20110175934FRONT PROJECTOR - A front projector (FP) comprises an image generating device (DP) which generates an image in accordance with an input display signal (IDS). A projection lens (PL) projects the image to obtain a projected image (PL) on an projection area (IPA). At least one light source (LS07-21-2011
20090021535LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD FO DRIVING THEREOF - A liquid crystal display includes a signal controller having a luminance controller receiving image data from an external graphic source and controlling the luminance of the image data such that the luminance at the gray expressed by a specific data value of the image data is established to be 80 cd/m01-22-2009
20080309685LCD PANEL DRIVING CIRCUIT - The LCD panel driving circuit includes a plurality of supply signal lines and feedback signal lines provided for respective differential driving amplifiers. Each driving amplifier has two input terminals, and generates a gradation signal in accordance with a write potential supplied to one of the two input terminals. The supply signal lines supply to the gradation signal lines the gradation signals, that are produced by the differential driving amplifiers, via first connection points. The feedback signal lines are connected to the gradation signal lines at second connection points. Each feedback signal line sends a potential at its second connection point to the other differential input terminal of the associated differential driving amplifier.12-18-2008
20080291224IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - With the use of pixel control parts for controlling display elements in response to display data using a display-use voltage source and display control parts for supplying the display data to the pixel control parts, the display data is displayed on a display part. Further, the display data is corrected by detecting states of the display elements. A voltage of the display-use voltage source is preliminarily set to a fixed higher voltage, and a gray scale of the display data is elevated in response to a degradation state of the display element. Accordingly, it is possible to perform a display while maintaining the maximum brightness even when the display element is degraded. Further, the contrast can be maintained by correcting the gray scales of the display data by performing only the digital calculation.11-27-2008
20100053223GRADATION CONTROL METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a gradation control method, for a display device, in which one frame is divided into a plurality of subframes and lighting times for pixels corresponding to the subframes are controlled based on the sum of respective light-emitting times in the subframes, so that gradations of the pixels are rendered; the frame is divided into n (positive integer) subframes (e.g., SF03-04-2010
20120242719MULTI-PRIMARY DISPLAY - A multi-primary display with more than three additive primaries comprises a spatial repetition of a pixel repetition block. The block comprises a first pixel row (09-27-2012
20110254874IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY SYSTEM, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PROCESSING IMAGE - An image processing apparatus performing display control based on image data corresponding to each of pixels forming a display image includes an image data correcting section correcting the image data of each pixel based on information corresponding to an operating current of each pixel and a display control section compensating for the steps of gradation lost by image data correction by adjusting the lighting time of each pixel.10-20-2011
20110254873LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes: a light source section including light-emission subsections controlled separately from one another; a liquid crystal display panel modulating, based on an input picture signal, light emitted from each light-emission subsection to display pictures; and a display control section including a partitioning-drive processing section which generates a light-emission pattern signal representing a two-dimensional pattern formed from lighting light-emission subsections and a partitioning-drive picture signal based on the input picture signal, the display control section performing a light-emission drive on each light-emission subsection based on the light-emission pattern signal and performing a display-drive on the liquid crystal display panel based on the partitioning-drive picture signal. The partitioning-drive processing section determines, based on the input picture signal, a barycentric position in a partitioned picture corresponding to each light-emission subsection, and generates the light-emission pattern signal and the partitioning-drive picture signal based on the barycentric position.10-20-2011
20110254880SIGNAL LINE DRIVER CIRCUIT, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - Variation occurs in transistor characteristics. The present invention relates to a signal line driver circuit comprising a plurality of current source circuits respectively corresponding to a plurality of wirings, characterized in that: the plurality of current source circuits each comprise capacitor means and supply means; and the plurality of current source circuits each convert a supplied current into a voltage in accordance with a video signal, and supply a current corresponding to the converted voltage.10-20-2011
20110254876DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, CONTROL PROGRAM, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - A display control device of this invention controls a plurality of display devices included in a multi display system, including: a status obtaining section for obtaining, from the plurality of display devices, luminance setting values of the respective plurality of display devices, the luminance setting values defining luminance levels of the respective plurality of display devices; and a luminance control section for (i) determining a standard luminance setting value according to the luminance setting values obtained from the plurality of display devices and (ii) changing each of the luminance setting values of the respective display devices to the standard luminance setting value.10-20-2011
20110254875DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - A controlling method of a display device includes the following steps. First, a time reference value, a plurality of preset period criteria and a plurality of operation mode data are stored in a memory unit, wherein each preset period criterion relates to each operation mode datum. Then, utilize a time controller to read the time reference value and a plurality of preset period criteria, compare the time reference value and a plurality of preset period criteria to determine the preset period criterion corresponding to the time reference value, and select the operation mode datum corresponding to the preset period criterion. Following that, utilize a micro-controller to set a plurality of setting values of the display device according to the operation mode datum selected by the time controller.10-20-2011
20110254870CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROJECTOR - A contrast enhancement system for a projector includes a detection module detecting a gray level of a standby projection image, a determination module comparing the gray level to a predetermined gray level, a control module directing the projector to work in an economic mode when the gray level is higher than the predetermined gray level, or directing the projector to work in a standard mode conversely, a modulation module increasing a gain of the non-white waveform of light from the projector to make the projector project a full dark image when the projector is working in the economic mode, a calculation module calculating a first contrast value of the full light image, a second contrast value of the full dark image, and a total contrast according to the first and second contrast values, and an execution module controlling the projector to project projection images according to the total contrast.10-20-2011
20110254872LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - A liquid crystal display device includes a backlight unit that illuminates a rear surface of a liquid crystal panel and a backlight control section. In at least one embodiment, the backlight unit includes one end that receives a first dimming signal and another end that receives a second dimming signal. The backlight unit includes a fluorescent tube two ends of which are driven. The backlight control section generates the first dimming signal and the second dimming signal and supplies the first dimming signal and the second dimming signal to the fluorescent tube to control luminescence brightness of the backlight unit. The backlight unit control section stops supply of one of the first dimming signal and the second dimming signal to the fluorescent tube in response to detection that an image on the liquid crystal panel is a black display image.10-20-2011
20110254868Field emission lamp - A field emission lamp is disclosed, which comprises: a substrate, a plurality of first field emission units, a plurality of second field emission units, and a driving control unit. The plurality of first field emission units and the plurality of second field emission units are located on the substrate. Besides, the first phosphor layer of the plurality of first field emission units has a first color temperature. The second phosphor layer of the plurality of second field emission units has a second color temperature, wherein the first color temperature is higher than the second color temperature. Moreover, the driving control unit drives and controls the plurality of first field emission units and the plurality of second field emission units based on a predetermined driving mode, for modulating the light emission mode of the field emission lamp and the color temperature of the mixed light emitted from the field emission lamp.10-20-2011
20110254871DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A display device includes a plurality of pixels, each of said plurality of pixels includes a driving transistor and a light emitting diode, a compensator to receive first and second pixel currents generated by the plurality of pixels according to first and second data voltages respectively applied to the plurality of pixels, the compensator to calculate an image data compensation amount to compensate for variations in characteristics of the driving transistor of each of said plurality of pixels and a data selector to transmit the first and second data voltages to the plurality of pixels and to transmit the first and second pixel currents to the compensator, the compensator to measure the first and second pixel currents generated as a result of the first and second data voltages corresponding to different gray scale levels and to calculate an actual threshold voltage and mobility of the driving transistor of each of the pixels, the compensator including a measurement resistor, the compensator to control a resistance value of the measurement resistor, the measurement resistor to convert the first pixel current corresponding to the first data voltage into a first measured voltage and the second pixel current corresponding to the second data voltage into a second measured voltage.10-20-2011
20110164070DISPLAY MODULE - A display module is disclosed, which comprises at least one light source movable along a predetermined path and a controller adapted to modulate the intensity of light emitted by the at least one light source as it moves along the predetermined path so as to cause a desired image to be visible by virtue of persistence of vision. The display module further comprises a drive system for causing the at least one light source to move along the predetermined path and a coupling system adapted to ensure the drive system causes the at least one light source to move, in use, along the predetermined path in synchrony with the light sources on one or more adjacent display modules.07-07-2011
20100321420LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME - The invention provides a light emitting device which can suppress the reduction of luminance in accordance with the light emission time and light emission at a high luminance. Moreover, the invention relates to a driving method which can suppress the reduction of luminance in accordance with the light emission time and light emission at a high luminance. The light emitting device of the invention can display a plurality of colors of which brightness and chromaticity are different by visually mixing light emission of a plurality of light emitting elements of which light emission colors are different. When a visually mixed display color is formed, a white light emission is exhibited.12-23-2010
20100321419DRIVER FOR DISPLAY PANEL - A driver for a display panel in which a plurality of light-emitting elements are arranged in a matrix, prevents false emission and/or destruction of the light-emitting elements from being caused when reset control is performed when scanning row lines included in the display panel. A cathode driver includes a plurality of groups composed of a timing circuit and transistors that correspond to a plurality of cathode lines, respectively. Each of the timing circuits controls the timing for switching on the transistors, so that the potentials of all the cathode lines excluding the cathode line that is the target to be scanned are slowly changed from the ground potential to the power supply potential after the reset period elapses.12-23-2010
20100321417DISPLAY DEVICE AND PROJECTION DISPLAY DEVICE - The invention provides a display device, a direct-view display device, and a projection display device in which their apparent dynamic ranges are increased with less color change. The display device can include a light modulation device having a plurality of pixels for displaying an image according to an image signal, a light source for illuminating the light modulation device, and a light-source driving device for controlling the intensity of light emitted from the light source by controlling the period in which the light source is lit at a specified brightness per unit time.12-23-2010
20100321418ILLUMINATING DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is an illuminating device which is capable of suppressing occurrence of irregular color in illuminating light. The illuminating device is provided with a light source substrate (12-23-2010
20090289960PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE METHOD - A plasma display device includes a sustain pulse generating circuit having a power recovery section for raising or lowering the sustain pulse by allowing an inductor and an inter-electrode capacitor of the display electrode pair to resonate and a clamp section for clamping a voltage of the sustain pulse to a predetermined voltage. The sustain pulse generating circuit sets the sustain pulse generated in the sustain period so as to include sustain pulses in which the lengths of time for raising the sustain pulses using the power recovery section are different from each other, and sets the sustain pulse for generating the final sustain discharge in the sustain period to a sustain pulse other than a sustain pulse in which the length of time for raising the sustain pulse is the longest.11-26-2009
20100321416Liquid crystal display device - A liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel provided with plural gate lines to select a pixel and plural data lines to supply pixel data and a data driver dividing a single frame into plural fields and converting frame data into field data to supply the field data to the data line is provided. When the frame data has a tone change, the data driver performs correction to data of an odd-number field of the frame in a same direction as an increase/decrease direction of the tone change of the frame data, and performs correction to data of an even-number field of the frame in an opposite direction to the increase/decrease direction of the tone change of the frame data.12-23-2010
20100321412SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DRIVING A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The invention describes a system and method for driving a display device that includes an array of pixels respectively coupled with a plurality of scanning lines along a first direction and a plurality of data lines along a second direction, each of the data lines being adapted to transmit a driving signal that is amplified in a high-driving mode of operation. In one embodiment, the method comprises reading first digital data associated with a first pixel, reading second digital data associated with a second pixel, and based on the content of the first and second digital data determining whether one or more condition for generating a control signal to disable the high-driving mode of operation is satisfied.12-23-2010
20100321413SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DRIVING A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The invention describes a system and method for driving a display device that includes an array of pixels respectively coupled with a plurality of scanning lines along a first direction and a plurality of data lines along a second direction, each of the data lines being adapted to transmit a driving signal that is amplified in a high-driving mode of operation. In one embodiment, the method comprises reading digital data associated with each of a plurality of pixels along one or more scanning line, evaluating a distribution of gray scale levels for pixels coupled along the one or more scanning line based on the content of the digital data, and determining whether the distribution of gray scale levels meets a condition for generating a control signal to disable the high-driving mode of operation.12-23-2010
20120200613FLUORESCENT LAMP AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - To obtain effective luminance and light efficiency while avoiding discharge, it is necessary to sufficiently increase a current luminous efficiency of gas and an electron emission efficiency of an electron source. In a fluorescent lamp, an anode electric field is increased by setting a pressure of a noble gas or a molecular gas enclosed to 10 kPa or higher, setting an anode voltage to 240 V or lower, and setting a substrate distance to 0.4 mm or smaller. Furthermore, the resulting effect that the current luminous efficiency is increased in proportion to the electric field is used. Also, by applying a MIM electron source having an electron emission efficiency exceeding 10% as an electron source, a non-discharge fluorescent lamp having a light emission luminance equal to or larger than 1008-09-2012
20120200618IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides an image display device capable of, by using a general-purpose image display driver configured to operate based on display data pieces each containing tones corresponding to plural bits, quickly performing bit extension processing to perform tone display corresponding to the display data pieces without providing any special circuit configured to perform the bit extension. A controller (08-09-2012
20120200616PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE DRIVE METHOD, PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND PLASMA DISPLAY SYSTEM - Crosstalk between right-eye images and left-eye images is suppressed, and high-quality 3D images are displayed. For this purpose, a driving method of a plasma display apparatus is provided. The plasma display apparatus has a plasma display panel and a driver circuit for driving the panel. In this driving method, right-eye images and left-eye images are alternately displayed on the panel by alternately repeating right-eye fields, each of which has a plurality of subfields and displays a right-eye image signal, and left-eye fields, each of which has a plurality of subfields and displays a left-eye image signal. Each subfield has an address period for performing an address operation and a sustain period for performing a sustain operation. In a discharge cell where gradation of a predetermined threshold or higher is displayed, the address operation is prohibited in the subfield disposed last in the field.08-09-2012
20120200617Variable Flower Display Backlight System - Techniques for using variable flower assemblies to control light leakage between designated portions of light-emitting elements are provided. In some embodiments, a variable flower assembly (08-09-2012
20120200612Driving Method of Display Device - Pseudo contours occur in a display device that expresses a gray scale by dividing one frame into a plurality of subframes and using a time gray scale method. In the case of expressing a high-order bit, a gray scale is expressed by sequentially adding the weight (light emitting period, frequency of light emission, and the like) in each subframe. On the other hand, in the case of expressing a low-order bit, a gray scale is expressed by selecting a subframe where light is emitted. Then, subframes for a high-order bit and subframes for a low-order bit are not to be unevenly distributed in a specific place in one frame.08-09-2012
20080204483DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND IMAGE SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS AND DRIVE CONTROL APPARATUS FOR THE SAME - In a display apparatus having a display panel 08-28-2008
20080204482Apparatus for automatically setting over-driving look-up table for liquid crystal display device and control method thereof - An over-driving look-up table automatic setting apparatus for a liquid crystal display device includes: an input device that specifies a critical response condition for a liquid crystal display device; a sensor that detects an amount of light from the liquid crystal display device and that generates a signal corresponding to the amount of light; a response state detecting unit that measures the response state from the signal generated by the sensor; a controller that receives the response state for gray scale differences from each of a plurality of gray scale values to determine transient pixel data producing a response state that satisfies the critical response condition and that sets an over-driving look-up table by mapping the transient pixel data to corresponding gray scale difference values for each gray scale value; and a memory that stores the over-driving look-up table.08-28-2008
20080204480Method of Driving Displays Comprising a Conversion from the Rgb Colour Space to the Rgbw Colour Space - An apparatus (08-28-2008
20110164072LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes: first and second substrates between which a liquid crystal forming material is sandwiched and which are disposed to be opposite to each other; a pair of electrodes including one and the other electrodes; a control means for controlling a voltage applied between the electrodes; and a temperature detector. The control means applies a voltage, by which a change of light transmittance occurs based on an induction and disappearance phenomenon of a nematic phase in the liquid crystal forming material, between the electrodes when a temperature of the liquid crystal forming material is in an isotropic phase temperature range, and the control means applies a voltage, by which a change of light transmittance occurs based on a change of orientation of directors of the liquid crystal forming material, between the electrodes when the temperature of the liquid crystal forming material is in a nematic phase temperature range.07-07-2011
20110164074Electronic Display Apparatus, Installation Pertaining to Automation Technology, and Method for Operating an Electronic Display Apparatus - An electronic display apparatus comprising a control device and an electronic display panel that can be turned off by the control device. In order to support an energy-saving state in which information can continue to be displayed at least to a certain extent, an electrochromic display is additionally provided that is switchable into different display states by the control device. The invention furthermore relates to an installation appertaining to automation technology, and to a method for operating an electronic display apparatus.07-07-2011
20110164073METHOD OF DRIVING A DISPLAY AND A DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A method of driving a display and a display using the same are provided. The display is driven in accordance with one of a plurality of backlight unit (BLU) driving modes for a BLU which provides a display panel with backlight. As a result, an image quality is improved based on respective areas of the display panel.07-07-2011
20110164071PIXEL CIRCUIT, ORGANIC ELECTRO-LUMINESCENT DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A pixel circuit includes a light emitting device, an N-type driving transistor for outputting a driving current according to a voltage applied to the gate electrode, a first capacitor coupled to a gate electrode of the driving transistor, a second capacitor including a first terminal coupled to the gate electrode of the driving transistor and a second terminal coupled to the first electrode of the light emitting device, and second through sixth N-type transistors. An initialization period is reduced for a driving operation and the threshold voltage compensation time of a driving transistor is controlled.07-07-2011
20110164068REORDERING DISPLAY LINE UPDATES - An apparatus and method for driving a display. The order in which lines of a display are updated is changed in order to take advantage of potential similarities between updated data for the lines. The lines are grouped according to one or more common characteristics and one or more of the groups are updated sequentially.07-07-2011
20110254881System and Method for Dynamically Altering a Color Gamut - System and method for dynamically altering a color gamut used in projection display systems. An embodiment comprises determining a dim color from colors used in representing an image, adjusting the dim color to increase an available display time for a non-dim color used to represent the image, adjusting the non-dim color using the available display time, and generating a color sequence based on the adjusted dim color and the adjusted non-dim color. The pixel intensities of a dim color are increased, permitting a shortening of the display time of the dim color. The newly freed display time can be reallocated to all colors to increase the amount of light used to display the image, thereby increasing image brightness or altering color point.10-20-2011
20130120473CONTROL DEVICE, ELECTROOPTICS DEVICE, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, AND CONTROL METHOD - For a target pixel to be processed among plural pixels, when a comparison result between the gray level value stored in the first memory and the gray level value stored in the second memory, and the remainder frequency stored in the third memory meet a predetermined condition, the control device rewrites the remainder frequency to a set value decided according to the gray level value stored in the second memory, and the control device performs a cleanup processing to display a predetermined image at the plural pixels with a predetermined timing.05-16-2013
20110109657LIQUID CRYSTAL MODULE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal module including a polymer-dispersed liquid crystal device as a component of a transparent display, and an electronic apparatus equipped with the liquid crystal module. The liquid crystal module includes: a liquid crystal panel that performs gradation display between transparent color and white using the polymer-dispersed liquid crystal device; and a driving section that drives the liquid crystal panel. The driving section includes a gradation conversion section that relates a plurality of input gradation values between transparent color and white with a plurality of output gradation values between a minimum opacity and a maximum opacity individually. The gradation conversion section employs an S-shaped curve that defines the relation between the input gradation values and the output gradation values.05-12-2011
20110109655BACKLIGHT AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A backlight is provided that can prevent light emitting elements and other circuit components from undergoing degradation due to temperature elevation during backlight operation. A display device utilizing the backlight is also provided. In at least one example embodiment, the backlight is a backlight that is provided on the rear side of a display unit and projects illumination used for displaying images onto the display unit, the backlight including: multiple light emitting elements arranged in a single plane; a light source driving circuit having a light source control unit that defines the value of the drive power applied to each light emitting element and a light source driver unit that applies drive power corresponding to the value defined by the light source control unit to the light emitting elements; and temperature sensors that detect the ambient temperature of the regions where the light emitting elements that attain the highest temperatures during operation are disposed, wherein the light source control unit reduces the drive power applied to the light emitting elements that attain the highest temperatures during operation when the output values of the temperature sensors exceed a predetermined threshold value.05-12-2011
20110109654FLEXIBLE DISPLAY AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A FLEXIBLE DISPLAY - The invention relates to a flexible display comprising a first flexible layer configured to comprise pixels 05-12-2011
20110254879LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal device (10-20-2011
20110025723Pixel structure and organic light emitting display using the same - A pixel that is adapted for implementing higher definition and an organic light emitting display using such a pixel are provided. The pixel includes a red sub-pixel including a red emitting layer, a green sub-pixel including a green emitting layer, a first blue sub-pixel including a first blue emitting layer, and a second blue sub-pixel including a second blue emitting layer. The red emitting layer and the green emitting layer are symmetrically arranged and the first blue emitting layer and the second blue emitting layer are symmetrically arranged.02-03-2011
20110134166DISPLAY DRIVE APPARATUS AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display pixel including a light-emitting element and a drive element for supplying current flowing in a current path to the light-emitting element is applied with a detection voltage based on a predetermined unit voltage. Based on a value of current flowing in the current path of the drive element, a specific value corresponding to an element characteristic of the drive element is detected. A gradation voltage corresponding to a luminance gradation of display data is generated. Based on the specific value and the unit voltage, a compensated voltage is generated. By compensating the gradation voltage based on the compensated voltage, a compensated gradation voltage is generated. And the compensated gradation voltage is supplied to the display pixel.06-09-2011
20110134167DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRIC APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A display device (06-09-2011
20110134152Apparatus for simultaneously performing gamma correction and contrast enhancement in display device - A display device is provided with a display panel; a correction circuit which performs gamma correction on target image data in response to correction data specifying a gamma curve; and a driver circuit driving the display panel in response to gamma-corrected data received from the correction circuit. The correction circuit is configured to perform approximate gamma correction in accordance with a correction expression in which the target image data is defined as a variable of the correction expression and coefficients of the same are determined on the correction data, and to modify the correction data in response to target image data associated with the target pixel of the gamma correction and the pixel adjacent to the target pixel.06-09-2011
20110134164METHOD FOR GENERATING A GAMMA TABLE - A method for generating a gamma table is provided. The method is applied to a display, and the display obtains n-bit corrected gray levels [y(1), . . . , y(206-09-2011
20110134158BACKLIGHT APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THIS BACK LIGHT APPARATUS - A backlight apparatus that can reduce transmission load and allows high quality local contrast control and an image display apparatus using this backlight apparatus are provided. An LED backlight (06-09-2011
20110134161FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD, BACKLIGHT UNIT USING THE SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING THE SAME - A flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) capable of improving strength is disclosed, the FPCB comprising a base film; a copper layer on the base film, the copper layer including a circuit pattern, and a strength-reinforcing pattern in an area without the circuit pattern; and a coverlay film on the copper layer.06-09-2011
20110134159LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYING DEVICE AND METHOD - A disclosed liquid crystal displaying device having a liquid crystal displaying unit and a backlight unit includes a signal processing unit dividing an input signal into plural blocks in conformity with a predetermined number of dividing a screen of the backlight unit, a high frequency component acquiring unit acquiring high frequency components for the blocks; a signal component analyzing unit analyzing signal components of the input signal for the blocks, a low frequency component acquiring unit acquiring low frequency components for the blocks, a backlight driving signal generating unit generating a backlight driving signal based on signals acquired by the signal component analyzing unit and the low frequency component acquiring unit, an inverter inverting the backlight driving signal, and a synthesizing unit acquiring a synthesized signal displayed by the liquid crystal displaying unit based on the input signal, the high frequency components, and the inverted driving signal.06-09-2011
20110134157SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR POWER CONSERVATION FOR AMOLED PIXEL DRIVERS - A circuit and method to improve energy conservation of an AMOLED display. The display includes a matrix of pixels each having an organic light emitting device coupled to a drive transistor. The brightness of the light emitting device is controlled by a programming voltage applied to the gate of the drive transistor. The supply voltage to the drive transistor is adjusted to different levels based on the required brightness of the pixel. Since the drive transistor operates in saturation mode, especially when maximum brightness is desired, the supply voltage may be reduced while maintaining the same brightness level.06-09-2011
20110134155DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device and a driving method are provided. The display device includes: a display panel which displays an image; at least one light emitting diode (LED) which emits light to the display panel; a driver which supplies an operating voltage to the LED and drives the LED; a feedback unit which detects a level of a voltage drop of the LED and outputs a detection signal corresponding to the detected level of the voltage drop; and a first controller which controls a level of the operating voltage supplied to the LED based on the operating voltage supplied to the LED and the detection signal output by the feedback unit.06-09-2011
20110134153Display apparatus and driving method therefor - A display apparatus includes a pixel array section and a driving section configured to drive the pixel array section. The pixel array section includes a plurality of first scanning lines and a plurality of second scanning lines extending along rows, a plurality of signal lines extending along columns, a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix at positions at which the first and second scanning lines and the signal lines intersect with each other, and a plurality of power supply lines and a plurality of ground lines configured to perform feeding to the pixels. The driving section includes a first scanner, a second scanner, and a signal selector. Each of the pixels includes a light emitting element, a sampling transistor, a drive transistor, a switching transistor, and a pixel capacitance.06-09-2011
20110134150DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE - A correction area address storage unit in a display control circuit of at least one embodiment of the present invention stores a correction area address for display elements disposed in a display area end portion where light subjected to an optical path change by a light guide element is transmitted through, among the addresses of RAMs that temporarily store pixel values provided from a source external to a device. A data correcting unit multiplies, based on the correction area address, pixel values for the display area end portion by a correction coefficient set so as to compensate for a change in the chromaticity of a displayed image which is caused by the light guide element, thereby correcting the pixel values. By this, a single seamless image is displayed without a viewer given a feeling of unnaturalness caused by the difference in chromaticity.06-09-2011
20130169693METHOD OF COMPENSATING GAMMA REFERENCE VOLTAGES, AND GAMMA REFERENCE VOLTAGE COMPENSATION CIRCUIT - In a method of compensating gamma reference voltages includes setting a plurality of emission signal on-duty ratios that have different values in a range from 0% to 100%, setting a plurality of data offsets for the emission signal on-duty ratios and each of the data offsets being set based on a color shift, the color shift being caused according to the emission signal on-duty ratios, generating a plurality of compensation gamma reference voltages by multiplying a gamma reference voltage by the data offsets, and applying the compensation gamma reference voltages to an organic light emitting display panel in dimming ranges that include the emission signal on-duty ratios, respectively.07-04-2013
20100188434Method of Driving a Light Source, Apparatus for Performing the Method and Display Apparatus Having the Apparatus - A light source apparatus includes a light source module, a luminance determiner, an illuminance sensor and a light source driver. The light source module provides a display panel with light. The luminance determiner obtains luminance data of first image data including at least white image data that is converted from image data of a red color, a green color and a blue color. The illuminance sensor obtains sensing data based upon an external illuminance. The light source driver drives the light source module based upon the luminance data and the sensing data.07-29-2010
20110261091DISPLAY DEVICE AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM - A display device includes: a data storage unit that stores image data; a display image data generation unit that generates display image data by adding a noise pattern, of which a polarity is in accordance with a gray level value of each pixel of the image data, to the image data; and a display unit that displays an image based on the display image data generated by the display image generation unit.10-27-2011
20110261086TWO-STAGE DAC ARCHITECTURE FOR LCD SOURCE DRIVER UTILIZING ONE-BIT SERIAL CHARGE REDISTRIBUTION DAC - A two-stage digital-to-analog converter for outputting an analog voltage in response to a M-bit digital input code includes a one-bit serial charge redistribution digital-to-analog converter having a high reference voltage input node for receiving a high reference voltage and a low reference voltage input node for receiving a low reference voltage. A voltage selector sets the high reference voltage and low reference voltage to selected levels depending on at least a portion of the M-bit digital input code.10-27-2011
20090207192Data line driving circuit outputting gradation signals in different timing, display device, and data line driving method - A neutralization switch is provided for each of the RGB (red, green and blue) colors to control the charge neutralization periods of those RGB colors respectively. Each of the neutralization switches has an on-resistance value that differs among the RBG colors. A low value is set for the on-resistance value of the neutralization switch of the data line corresponding to green of which visual sensitivity is high so as to shorten the charge neutralization period, thereby extending the driving periods in which the subsequent gradation signals are to be output respectively.08-20-2009
20110254867ADAPTIVE COLOR-TEMPERATURE CALIBRATION SYSTEM AND METHOD - An adaptive color-temperature calibration system and method are disclosed. A chrominance generation unit generates a chrominance criterion according to an input pixel. A matrix generation unit generates a calibration matrix according to the chrominance criterion and a basis matrix. A color calibration unit then performs color-temperature calibration on the input pixel according to the generated calibration matrix, thereby generating an output pixel.10-20-2011
20100141690LIGHT-EMITTING ELEMENT DRIVING CIRCUIT - A light-emitting element driving circuit comprising: an index data storage unit configured to store n-bit index data for each of a plurality of light-emitting elements included in a display device, the n-bit index data specifying a storage location of gradation data indicating brightness of a light-emitting element in the plurality of light-emitting elements: a gradation data storage unit configured to store the gradation data with m bits larger than n bits, corresponding to the index data; and a driving circuit configured to drive the light-emitting element on the basis of the gradation data corresponding to the index data so that the light-emitting element emits light at brightness according to the gradation data.06-10-2010
20110164069LED BACKLIGHT SYSTEM - A method and system for modifying the pulse width modulation frequency for controlling the backlit illumination intensity of a liquid crystal display. The modified pulse width modulation frequency may be selected to reduce distortion in the display while allowing for a wide range of dimming settings for the display. A pulse width modulation signal may be also be phase shifted such that a string of light sources may be sequentially activated to generate a effective frequency greater than that of the frequency of the pulse width modulation signal.07-07-2011
20110164067CIRCUITS FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY APPARATUS - The invention relates to methods and apparatus for forming images on a display utilizing a control matrix to control the movement of MEMS-based light modulators.07-07-2011
20120147068DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes an illuminance sensor for detecting an illuminance in a surrounding environment, an input average luminance detection circuit for detecting an average luminance of input images, a frame insertion control circuit for producing a gray image frame and inserting the produced gray image frame into between an input image frame and its subsequently input image frame input, and an insertion luminance level generation circuit for determining a luminance of the gray image frame according to the illuminance detected by the illuminance sensor and the average luminance of the input images detected by the input average luminance detection circuit.06-14-2012
20120147067IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - In an image display device of at least one embodiment, a regional maximum detection section detects an areal maximum pixel luminance (regional maximum) on the basis of an input image. A regional mean calculation section calculates an areal mean pixel luminance (regional mean) on the basis of the input image. A data comparison section compares a control determination threshold retained in a control determination threshold storage section with the regional maximum for each area, and outputs a comparison result for that area. An LED output value calculation section sets a value corresponding to the regional maximum as an LED output value for each area with the regional maximum greater than the control determination threshold, and sets a value corresponding to the regional mean as an LED output value for each area with the regional maximum less than or equal to the control determination threshold.06-14-2012
20120147066DRIVER DEVICE, BACKLIGHT UNIT, AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - Disclosed is a backlight unit (06-14-2012
20120147065APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed are an apparatus and method for driving an organic light emitting display device. The driving apparatus includes a display panel, a data converter, a timing controller, and a panel driver. The data converter gamma-corrects three-color input data having red, green, and blue, performs color coordinate conversion based on the gamma-corrected blue data to generate three-color conversion data and a color gamut determination signal, inversely gamma-corrects the three-color conversion data, and generates four-color image data to be supplied to a unit pixel according to the color gamut determination signal on the basis of the three-color input data and the inversely gamma-corrected three-color conversion data.06-14-2012
20110074835DISPLAY MODULE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY METHOD THEREOF - This invention provides a display module, an electronic device using the same, and a display method thereof. The display module used in the electronic device is used for displaying a status of an electronic element of the electronic device. The display module includes a light guiding unit, a plurality of light emitting units, and a control unit. The light guiding unit has a light incident surface and a light output surface. The light emitting units are disposed adjacent to the light incident surface. The control unit is coupled with the light emitting units and selectively uses one of a plurality of current combinations to control the light emitting units. Light emitted from the light emitting units enters into the light guiding unit from the light incident surface and passes through the light