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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
345100300 Tiling or modular adjacent displays 237
345200100 Remotely located 85
345300100 Diverse systems (e.g., CRT or LCD interface) 29
345100200 Data transmitted or received at surface of display 18
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20100156757SCREEN SYNCHRONOUS CONTROL APPARATUS - A screen synchronous control apparatus includes a reference timing transmitting unit 06-24-2010
20100117927Dual-Display Computer - A portable computer having a primary and secondary displays is disclosed. The portable computer includes a step value storage device for storing a set of manipulation step values for simultaneously controlling the luminance of the primary and secondary displays. The portable computer also includes a first luminance table and a second luminance table. The first luminance table stores a set of first control step values that corresponds to a luminance value to be set to the primary display for each of the manipulation step values. The second luminance table stores a set of second control step values that corresponds to a luminance value to be set to the secondary display for each of the manipulation step values so that the luminance values set for the secondary display becomes substantially identical to the luminance values set for the primary display within a range of a predetermined number of consecutive manipulation step values.05-13-2010
20100085273IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - An image display apparatus has: a first image generator that defines each position between a predetermined start point and end point of a tubular structure as a first viewpoint and generates a first image obtained by observing an image of the inside of the tubular structure from each first viewpoint toward the end point; a second image generator that defines each position between the start point and the end point as a second viewpoint and generates a second image obtained by observing an image of the inside of the tubular structure from each second viewpoint toward the start point; and a user interface that is provided with an operation part, a monitor and a display controller and is configured so that, in response to an instruction from the operation part, the display controller makes the monitor display the first image and the second image.04-08-2010
20080258995Display Device - The present invention relates to a dual view display device where a display surface is divided into a first and a second sub-section (10-23-2008
20090121968Electronic Device - An electronic device includes first display means that displays an image in monochrome, first control means that controls the display of the monochrome image, and interface means that is used to communicate with the first control means. When second control means that controls second display means is connected to the interface means, the first control means communicates with the second control means via the interface means.05-14-2009
20130033414Display Environment for a Plurality of Display Devices - A display environment for a plurality of display devices is described. In one or more implementations, a display environment of an operating system of a computing device is configured to display a plurality of shells that support user interaction with the operating system by launching a first shell for display on a first display device of the computing device and launching a second shell for display on a second display device of the computing device such that the first and second shells are displayable simultaneously by the computing device.02-07-2013
20130038508DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY METHOD, AND MULTIMEDIA TRANSMISSION 10 METHOD - Provided are a display device configuring a multi-display and a display method. The multi-media display receives a DisplayPort signal from outside, converts the received signal into a set of LVTTL signals, converts a portion of the LVTTL signals into a high-quality image signal capable of using HDMI to display multimedia on a corresponding display device, and converts another portion of the LVTTL signals into a DisplayPort signal to transmit the DisplayPort signal to another display device. Accordingly, an infinite multi-display can display high quality multimedia.02-14-2013
20100045567SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING PRESENTATION - A method for facilitating presentation made by at least a first user to a set of users including a second user. The first user uses a first device having and/or associated with a first display area. The second user uses a second device having and/or associated with a second display area. The method may include generating a first presentation window within the first display area. The first presentation window may be smaller than the first display area with a first remaining area being formed in the first display area and outside the first presentation window. The method may also include receiving at the first presentation window a representation of a first object. The method may also include generating a first presentation object according to the first object. The method may also include filling the second display area with a first copy of the first presentation object.02-25-2010
20090009423Variable size electronic display based on slide-out and slide-in mechanism - The size of an electronic display is increased when display panels are slide-out from a stack beneath the top display panel. The slide-out display panels and the top display panel form one larger rigid and smooth display. The slide-out display panels can be slide back into the stack under the top display panel. A device bearing the above display works with different sizes of the display (caused by display panels slide-out and slide-in). Display panels not slide-out may not have power in order to save energy.01-08-2009
20130088410NOTIFICATION DEVICE - An electronic notification device can include a flexible exterior facing display screen and an electronic device coupler. The electronic device coupler can be configured to electrically couple the flexible display screen to an electronic device. The electronic device coupler can provide at least power to the flexible display screen from the electronic device. The electronic device coupler can also provide data to the flexible display screen from the electronic device. The flexible display screen configured to display a notification of receipt of a message. In one example, the flexible display screen is adapted to receive signals transmitted from the electronic device to display the notification via at least one of a Bluetooth connection, a near field communication connection, and a Wi-Fi connection. The electronic device coupler can be one of an induction coupler, a conductive contact pad, and a USB connector to provide power to the flexible display screen.04-11-2013
20090309807IMAGE 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 (12-17-2009
20090303155DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes: a plurality of display panels which each have a plurality of pixels provided in correspondence with intersections of a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of data lines and a driving circuit supplying image data to the data lines; and a control circuit which controls the driving circuits of the plurality of display panels, wherein panel characteristics of the plurality of display panels are different from each other and one of the plurality of display panels is set to a non-display state, wherein the control circuit includes a precharge circuit supplying a common precharge voltage to the data lines of each of the display panels, and wherein the precharge voltage is set so as to have a voltage value corresponding to the panel characteristic of the display panel set to the non-display state.12-10-2009
20090040133Multiple display channel system with high dynamic range - A multi-channel display system comprises a plurality of display devices, each display device having a non-pixel addressable light output part, e.g. a backlight, and a pixel addressable light output part, e.g. an LCD panel, in an optical path. The non-pixel addressable light output part and the pixel addressable light output part are arranged to both have a temporal modulation, so that a perceivable optical output of the display device is a combination of the outputs of the temporal modulation of the pixel addressable light output part and the temporal modulation of the non pixel addressable light output part. At least two of the display devices are arranged for displaying adjacent image parts. The display system furthermore comprises a linking means for linking the driving of the non pixel addressable light output part of at least the two display devices being arranged for displaying adjacent image parts.02-12-2009
20090040134TERMINAL HAVING DUAL DISPLAY UNITS AND METHOD FOR INPUTTING LETTERS THEREIN - Provided are a terminal having dual display units and a method for inputting letters therein. The terminal has a main display unit on one side, and a sub-display unit and an input unit on other side. When a screen-flip is requested, a second input window is displayed on the sub-display unit while the main display unit is displaying a first input window. When a letter is selected through the input unit, the selected letter is displayed on the second input window. The displayed letter is saved according to a letter-save request. The saved letter is displayed on the first input window. Therefore, the usability of the main display unit is increased.02-12-2009
20090091512DUAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MULTI DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A dual display device in which the screen directions of two display panels, connected to each other, are variously changeable and a multi display device using the same. The dual display device includes a first display panel having a first screen, a second display panel having a second screen, and a connection shaft to connect the two display panels. The connection shaft includes a first shaft part rotatably coupled to the first display panel and a second shaft part rotatably coupled to the second display panel. The second shaft part extends from the first shaft part such that the second shaft part is perpendicular to the first shaft part.04-09-2009
20090091510ASPECT-RATIO INDEPENDENT, MULTIMEDIA CAPTURE AND PRESENTATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS THEREOF - A multimedia capture and presentation system includes a plurality of imaging systems and one or more detection systems. The plurality of imaging systems capture image areas of a scene from at least partially different locations. The one or more detection systems determine a relative position of each of the plurality of imaging systems with respect to the different locations of the scene from where the image areas are captured. The relative position of each of the plurality of imaging systems and the captured image areas are used to generate a multimedia presentation of the scene. The control system adjusts the output of the captured image areas from the plurality of projection systems to conform to a display environment. The one or more detection systems determine another relative position of each of the plurality of imaging systems with respect to the display environment on which the image areas are displayed. The plurality of imaging systems output the captured image areas for the multimedia presentation system. The control system adjusts the output from one or more of the plurality of imaging systems to generate the multimedia presentation based on the determined relative position of each of the plurality of imaging systems with respect to the different locations of the scene from where the image areas are captured and the determined relative position of each of the plurality of imaging systems with respect to the display environment on which the image areas are displayed.04-09-2009
20090267867DISPLAY EXTENSION OF PORTABLE DEVICES - Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to establish a temporary short range wireless link between at least one portable device and a public display having public content displayed on a first portion of the public display, provide a display area for the portable device in a second portion of the public display, receive portable device content from the portable device over the link at the public display, and display, to a user of the portable device, at least some of the portable device content on the second portion of the public display in substantially real time. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.10-29-2009
20090267866LAPTOP COMPUTER WITH A BACK TO BACK DISPLAY - A back-to-back dual display laptop notebook computer enables a presenter and recipient passive viewers sitting opposite to each other to simultaneously view the back-to-back display through a master display and a slave display, respectively, with master and slave display units selectively switched off for use as a normal laptop computer, or for use of the slave display independently by switching the slave display to be upside down.10-29-2009
20110012811Content display system and content display method - A display control device includes: a priority order searching unit that searches a priority order management table to retrieve the priority level corresponding to the standby content screen that has stopped being displayed on a display device related to a usage starting operation when the usage starting operation is detected from any of display devices in the standby state; a switch display target designating unit that retrieves display devices displaying standby content screens of lower priority levels than the retrieved standby content screen, and designates a display device as the switch display target that is the display device displaying the standby content screen of the lowest priority level; and a display control unit that causes the designated display device of the switch display target to switchingly display the standby content screen that has stopped being displayed on the display device related to the usage starting operation.01-20-2011
20130162501METHOD FOR CONTROLLING MULTIPLE DISPLAYS - An information-processing system includes: a first display; a second display, which is a device separate from the first display; and a controller that causes the first display and the second display to display an image, wherein the controller includes: a first display controller that causes the first display to display a first image in accordance with image data; and a second display controller that causes the second display to display selectively the first image having a first magnification, or a second image that is a partial image of the first image and has a second magnification greater than the first magnification.06-27-2013
20090237324Dual display module and display apparatus having the same - A dual display module having a first display panel and a second display panel, the dual display module including a bezel arranged between the first display panel and the second display panel, and having a penetration area between the first display panel and the second display panel; and a supporting member arranged between the bezel and the second display panel and supporting the second display panel, the supporting member having at least one protrusion unit that protrudes through the penetration area to face the first display panel.09-24-2009
20110279350Portable Presentation System and Methods For Use Therewith - A method and system for configuring electronic presentation units for cooperative activities, the method comprising the steps of providing a plurality of presentation units in a conferencing space including a master unit and other units, electronically identifying the other units present in the conferencing space, enabling a configuration interface for identifying a sub-set of the other units as slave units, receiving input via the configuration interface identifying the slave unit sub-set and enabling a control interface for transferring images from the master unit to each of the slave units in the selected sub-set.11-17-2011
20110279351Portable Multi-Display Device - A separable portable multi-display device is provided. A portable multi-display device includes a main body panel housing having a first display, a sub-panel housing having a second display, and a coupling device for coupling the main body panel housing to the sub-panel housing such that at least one sides of the first display and the second display can contact each other. The panel housings are separable from and connectable to each other, a range of a border between the displays when the panel housings are interconnected being minimized so that the displays can be shown as if it is driven as a single screen.11-17-2011
20100156756SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIGITAL MULTI-LATERAL PROOFREADING DURING A MEETING - A digital multi-lateral system and method for proofreading a composition during a meeting. The system comprises a multi-screened monitor unit having a first screen and at least one oppositely facing second screen mounted in a common housing, images of a selected composition being viewable simultaneously on the first screen and the at least one second screen, a computer coupled to the monitor unit and provided with a dedicated software module for interfacing with the monitor unit, one or more primary and secondary co-author input devices, and means for transmitting signals generated by each co-author input device to the computer. Correction data is transmitted by a co-author input device to the computer, which transmits corrected image data simultaneously to the first and second screens. In one embodiment, the monitor unit receives VGA data and USB video data from the computer and transmits the same to the first and second screens, respectively.06-24-2010
20120105306TRANSPARENT DISPLAY ASSEMBLY - In embodiments of a transparent display assembly, a display device includes a display panel system that is located between a first display surface and a second display surface, and the display panel system displays an image. The image is viewable through the first display surface and through the second display surface, where the second display surface and the first display surface are viewable from opposite sides of the display device. The display device also includes a multi-mode panel located between the first display surface and the second display surface. The multi-mode panel is operable to permit the image being viewable through the first and second display surfaces, and further operable to prevent the image from being viewable through the first display surface or the second display surface.05-03-2012
20110298690Multiple, Independent, Pull-out Screens Housed in a Main Display - A multiple display device having a main display screen and a display housing. The display device comprises of a plurality of extended display screens varying in sizes that can be pulled from a plurality of screen slots peripherally positioned about the display housing. Each of the plurality of extended display screens can be extracted and activated independently by means of a screen selection interface to provide additional viewing area on a computing device, and to run multiple, independent applications at once on the same device.12-08-2011
20130214993METHOD OF DISPLAYING IMAGE - An information-processing device includes: a first display controller that causes a display to display multiple first images in a predetermined arrangement; a second display controller that, upon receipt of a first operation for one of the multiple first images, changes at least part of an arrangement of the multiple first images from the predetermined arrangement, and causes a second image associated with the first image, for which the first operation was received, to be displayed on the display so as not to overlap the multiple first images; and an execution unit that, upon receipt of a second operation for the second image while the second image is displayed, executes a process in accordance with the second operation.08-22-2013
20130214994METHOD OF CONTROLLING MULTIPLE DISPLAYS - An information-processing system includes: a first display; a second display; a first display controller that causes the first display and the second display to display respective images based on identical content; and a second display controller that, when a predetermined condition is met, conceals at least part of the image displayed on the second display.08-22-2013
20090243958METHOD OF DISPLAYING DUAL IMAGES, DUAL DISPLAY DEVICE FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD AND DUAL DISPLAY MOBILE PHONE HAVING THE DUAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A dual display device includes; a main display unit configured to exchange a main signal with an external system using a high-speed serial interface (“HSSI”) and to display a main image in response to the main signal, and a sub-display unit electrically connected to the main display unit and configured to exchange a sub-signal with the main display unit and to display a sub-image in response to the sub-signal, wherein display information for both the main display unit and the sub-display unit is contained in the main signal.10-01-2009
20100001923COMMUNICATION BLOCKS HAVING MULTIPLE-PLANES OF DETECTION COMPONENTS AND ASSOCIATED METHOD OF CONVEYING INFORMATION BASED ON THEIR ARRANGEMENT - An apparatus is provided that includes a housing, a display, a communication interface, a processor, and a plurality of detection components each of which is located proximate a respective face of the housing. At least two of the faces of the housing proximate to which two of the respective detection components are located are adjoining faces lying in planes that cut one another, the apparatus thereby supporting a two-dimensional arrangement of apparatuses. The apparatus and other apparatuses may be formed into an arranged group of apparatuses, and in such instances, the processor is configured to receive corresponding indications from the detection components, and data from the other apparatuses in the group via the communication interface. The processor is configured to calculate an output as a function of the number of apparatuses and their arrangement, and configured to communicate the calculated output via the display.01-07-2010
20090146908SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EVENT-DEPENDENT STATE ACTIVATION FOR A MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A method for event-dependent state activation for a mobile communication device, the device having an opened configuration and a closed configuration, the device having a primary display visible in the opened configuration and a secondary display visible in the closed configuration.06-11-2009
20090146909Integrated Display System For A Computer And A Portable Device - A display-based device includes a display assembly having a first viewing portion and a second viewing portion within the first viewing portion and a docking station that removably docks a portable device having an imaging apparatus that includes a display apparatus and/or an image capture apparatus. When docked, the portable device's imaging apparatus is positioned facing a rear side of the second viewing portion. The display-based device operates in a first mode, where data from the display-based device is displayed in the second viewing portion and backlighting for the second viewing portion is provided by the portable device, and operates in a second mode, where the second viewing portion is substantially transparent so that the display apparatus of the portable device can display data through the second viewing portion and/or the image capture apparatus can capture images through the second viewing portion.06-11-2009
20100123644APPARATUS INCORPORATING AN ELECTRONIC DISPLAY - Apparatus comprises an electronic display, a processor coupled to the electronic display and configured by software to divide the electronic display into first and second display portions, a frame member including at least two surround members and a divider member. The frame member is secured adjacent the electronic display so that the surround members provide a surround to at least two opposite edges of the electronic display and such that the first display portion of the electronic display is on an opposite side of the divider member to the second display portion of the electronic display, and wherein the processor is configured by software to control the display to provide a first image in the first display portion and a second image in the second display portion, the second image being independent of the first image.05-20-2010
20090278763System Having Capability for Daisy-Chained Serial Distribution of Video Display Data - A serial display interface such as the VESA-Display Port interface is expanded to support daisy chained coupling of one display monitor to the next. Each daisy chain wise connectable display monitor has a local daisy chain transceiver device associated with it where the local transceiver device selectively picks off passing through video data streams in response to embedded MDID identification signals and forwards the selectively picked off data to the local monitor. The local transceiver device also relays the passing through video data streams on to more downstream devices of the daisy chain. In one embodiment, the daisy chain wise connectable display monitors are hot-pluggable and unpluggable.11-12-2009
20090091511ASPECT-RATIO INDEPENDENT, MULTIMEDIA CAPTURE AND EDITING SYSTEMS AND METHODS THEREOF - A multimedia capture system includes a plurality of imaging systems and one or more detection systems. The plurality of imaging systems capture image areas of a scene from at least partially different locations. The one or more detection systems determine a relative position of each of the plurality of imaging systems with respect to the different locations of the scene from where the image areas are captured. The relative position of each of the plurality of imaging systems and the captured image areas are used to generate a multimedia presentation of the scene. The capture system may be worn by an individual or may be on a stationary or mobile support.04-09-2009
20090085830Multiple Video Display Device, Screen Forming Program and Computer Readable Recording Medium - A dual-view liquid crystal display device (04-02-2009
20110169715MULTI-USE WIRELESS DISPLAY TAG INFRASTRUCTURE AND METHODS - A multiuse system for use with Wireless Display Tags (WDTs) includes, in one or more exemplary arrangements, techniques for automatically maintaining synchronicity between pricing data for a product and advertising, marketing or promotional data associated with that product, and for detecting the proximity and location of a customer within a category of goods displayed within a managed environment. A messaging format suitable for such low power operation among a large number of peers is also disclosed, as is a technique for integrating a plurality of smaller displays to yield a single large display. An access point capable of serving as a communications hub within such a network, while at the same time offering visual and audio surveillance capabilities, is also disclosed.07-14-2011
20090201222Multiple screens for laptops, monitors, portable devices - xFlexVision offers concept offers a simple, inexpensive solution to users on the road, at their desk, or at their leisure time the capability to see, work, enjoy simultaneously with larger monitors/screens or multiple screen then usually their devices provide. The concept of xFlexVision presents an affordable, integrated multiple monitor system for desktop computers, laptops, television sets, other standalone or mobile telecommunication or personal electronic devices (PDA, GPS, cellular phones, cameras, camcorders, MP3/MPEG, etc).08-13-2009
20080211732DRIVER FOR OPERATING MULTIPLE DISPLAY DEVICES - A driver chip for controlling a high-resolution display panel is presented. The driver chip is not much larger than a conventional driver chip that is currently used for lower resolution display panels. The driver chip applies data signals to the data lines of the display panel and gate control signals to a gate driver that is formed in the peripheral region of the display panel. The gate driver, which may be made of amorphous silicon TFTs, generates gate signals in response to the gate control signals from the driver chip and applies the gate signals to gate lines. Since the driver chip of the invention controls more gate lines and data lines than a conventional chip of about the same size, the driver chip may be easily adapted for display devices having multiple panels. Where multiple panels are used, the panels may be scanned simultaneously or sequentially.09-04-2008
20080211731VIDEO DATA TRANSMITTING APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND VIDEO TRANSMITTING METHOD - A video data transmitting apparatus includes a memory to store management information indicating corresponding relation between identification information elements for identifying a plurality of stackable display devices and orders of the display devices, an image data generator to generate a plurality of image data streams having a sequence according to the sequence, and a image data transmitter to transmit the image data streams to the display devices with order relation among the image data streams matching with order relation among the display devices based on the management information.09-04-2008
20090085828PROJECTOR AND MULTIPLE PROJECTION CONTROL METHOD OF THE PROJECTOR - There is provided a projector including a projection control unit which controls a projection of a background window and computes location information of at least one projection window projected on the background window, a performance sensing unit which senses an object performance on the background window and the at least one projection window, a communication unit which communicates with at least one other projector different from the projector, and an information control unit which controls an operation of each of the at least one other projector, the operation corresponding to the object performance.04-02-2009
20090085829DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COMPENSATING BEAM ALIGNMENT - A display apparatus compensating the discrepancy of alignment of beams irradiated on one-dimensional diffraction type optical modulator is disclosed. A 1-panel display apparatus including: a plurality of monochromatic light sources irradiating illumination light beams having different wavelengths; an optical modulator receiving sequentially the illumination light beams and modulating the illumination light beams according to a control signal; a scanner scanning the modulated illumination light beams sequentially on a display screen; and a control unit receiving an image signal and outputting a control signal for controlling the monochromatic light source, the optical modulator and the scanner in correspondence to the image signal, whereas the control unit controls an on/off timing of the monochromatic light source and an image data timing of the optical modulator in such a manner that a position of the modulated illumination light beam is equal to a position of a monochromatic image scanned on the display screen.04-02-2009
20090273539Computer with Multiple Screens - A laptop computer, notebook or personal computer may include a base member including computer electronics, a first screen positioned substantially over the base member and electrically connected to the base member, and a second screen extending substantially vertically from the first screen and electrically connected to the base member. The second screen may pivot with respect to the first screen, and the second screen may pivot behind the first screen. The second screen may move on tracks to extend and retract the second screen, and an arm may connect the base member and the second screen. The first screen and the second screen may be substantially centered with respect to the base member, and the laptop computer may include a third screen which substantially horizontally extends from the first screen. The second screen may extend substantially vertically from the first screen.11-05-2009
20090295680OPERATING A MULTI DISPLAY NETWORK SUPPORTING HDMI-CEC - Method and devices for operating a network including at least two HDMI-CEC display devices using HDMI-CEC. Some embodiments include creating and displaying a control menu which includes the HDMI-CEC display devices. Other embodiments include creating a unique control menu for each of the HDMI-CEC display devices.12-03-2009
20090295679MULTIPLE DISPLAY NETWORK SUPPORTING HDMI-CEC - Methods and devices for manipulating HDMI-CEC messages transmitted over a network including at least two HDMI-CEC display devices with their associated at least two HDMI-CEC cluster trees that at least partially overlap, and enabling each of the HDMI-CEC display devices to communicate using HDMI-CEC with its associated HDMI-CEC cluster tree according to its current HDMI-CEC network view.12-03-2009
20090102744MULTIPLE MONITOR DISPLAY APPARATUS - A multiple monitor apparatus in the form of a laptop PC, a desktop monitor, a mobile device, and the like. In dual screen mode, the additional monitor is typically presented displaying different content and centered to the user. In single screen mode, the additional display enclosures are retracted and stored in such a manner that they do not present themselves to the user. A guiderail assembly is used to center both display enclosures relative to the user. The guiderail assembly may be motorized or manually effected and may be located above or below the primary enclosure hinge. The secondary enclosure may be extended and retracted from the primary enclosure by the use of slider arms. The secondary enclosure may also be hinged to the primary enclosure, utilize pegs, ride on its own guiderail, and detach from the primary enclosure or the apparatus. Independent guiderails may also be employed to center two or more displays relative to a user. In one embodiment, the monitor may be rotated from landscape to portrait view.04-23-2009
20110267257METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING AN IMAGE ON A COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A method and apparatus for displaying an image on a communication device are provided. The communication device is formed of a housing (11-03-2011
20110267256Displaying messages on created collections of displays - Collections of displays are created from a number of displays, based on display attributes of each display, to yield display collection attributes for each collection. It is determined whether any of a number of messages should be displayed on any of the collections of displays, based at least on message attributes of each message and on the display collection attributes of each collection. Where it has been determined that a given message should be displayed on a given collection of displays, at least a portion of the given message is transmitted to each display within the given collection to display the given message on the given collection of displays. The displays may be movable displays on vehicles and that are functional while the vehicles are moving, billboard displays on billboards along a road, stationary displays on buildings within a given location, or other types of displays.11-03-2011
20080238812MULTI-SCREEN DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD OF SETTING MULTI-SCREEN DISPLAY - The invention provides a multi-screen display system and a method of setting a multi-screen display. The multi-screen display system comprises a computer mainframe and a plurality of displays. The computer mainframe is provided with an obtaining module for obtaining a moving track of a mouse; a monitoring module for monitoring the obtained moving track, and triggering an adjustment module when it is monitored that the mouse fails to go across a display border or the display to which the mouse enters is not in accordance with a display as desired; and the adjustment module for adjusting the multi-screen display setting according to the triggering to the monitoring module so that the display to which the mouse enters is in accordance with the display as desired. A solution of the present invention performs the multi-screen display setting automatically according to the moving track of the mouse. During the multi-screen display setting process, it is not necessary to remember serial numbers and relative positions of the respective displays, which is simple to operate; and no new hardware overhead will be added, which is cost-effective.10-02-2008
20080278408FLOOR DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND ADDITIONAL DISPLAY SYSTEMS, AND METHODS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR USING FLOOR DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND ADDITIONAL DISPLAY SYSTEM - Improved display systems, methods, and computer program products for advertising and other content delivery using one or more floor display systems are provided. A floor display system and an elevated horizontal display system, which may be configured on a countertop, may be used and able to communicate with one another. The display systems may be able to send and receive signals between each other and with a network server or configuring device to operate in cooperation with one another and as instructed. Display systems may be configured to interface with customers to obtain information and configured to detect information about customers proximate the display systems and to use the information to provide improved content delivery to the customer.11-13-2008
20080303745Register authorization system and its method of downloading extended display identification data - The present invention provides a register authorization system and its method of downloading extended display identification data (EDID), comprising: a parent system unit, stored with a plurality of EDID, and used for accepting a logon and registration request; and a sub system unit, coupled to the parent system unit, after the parent system unit accepts the logon and registration request, and a data transmission procedure between the sub system unit and the parent system unit is authenticated and protected under a specific algorithm, the sub system unit then obtains an authentication and authorization instruction from the parent system unit to execute an EDID download program. Therefore, the objective of the present invention is to provide a register authorization system of downloading extended display identification data, so as to execute the EDID download program based on its registration and authorization function.12-11-2008
20120032873MANAGEMENT APPARATUS, MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND MANAGEMENT METHOD - Disclosed is a management apparatus, which makes it possible to use an information viewing apparatus without considering the residual amount of the buttery, provided therein. The apparatus includes: a plurality of slots to support a plurality of information viewing apparatuses, each of which is activated by an electric power fed from a buttery provided therein and is to be inserted into each of the slots in a detachable manner; and a controlling section to control the plurality of information viewing apparatuses, respectively inserted into the slots. When a predetermined information viewing apparatus is inserted into one of the plurality of slots, the controlling section moves data stored in the predetermined information viewing apparatus to another information viewing apparatus, which is currently inserted into another one of the plurality of slots, depending on a residual amount of the buttery provided in the predetermined information viewing apparatus.02-09-2012
20080198094System and Method for Detecting Real-Time Events in an Image - A system and method for displaying a plurality of images. In one embodiment, the system includes: (1) an event detector configured to detect at least one true target in the plurality of images using a threshold based on average and peak pixel values, (2) an image processor configured to define at least one corresponding region-of-interest for the at least one true target, (3) at least one display configured to display the plurality of images on at least one display and (4) a region-of-interest display separate from the at least one display and configured to display the at least one region-of-interest.08-21-2008
20130120222Concurrent Graphic Content On Multiple Displays - Concurrent display of graphic content on multiple displays is described. A frame of graphic content to be displayed on multiple displays can be written to a single memory location. Previously written graphic content can be read to multiple displays having misaligned synchronization signals and new graphic content can be written to a different memory location concurrently.05-16-2013
20090160731METHOD FOR CLUSTERING DISPLAYS OF DISPLAY DEVICES - A method and system for clustering displays is disclosed. The method includes collecting clustering information of display devices. A profile is generated from the collected clustering information. A list of display configurations for the display devices is created based on the generated profile. A particular display configuration is selected from the created list of display configurations for clustering the displays. A display cluster is formed by clustering the displays of display devices in accordance with the selected display configuration and content is displayed on the display cluster.06-25-2009
20090160732Display System and Method of Restricting Operation in Same - A control section 06-25-2009
20090184887DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING A PLURALITY OF DISPLAYS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - A display apparatus includes a main display control unit to control display characteristic parameters of a main display and a sub-display control unit to control display characteristic parameters of a sub-display. A determination unit determines whether to highlight data according to contents of the data to be displayed on the sub-display. When it is determined that the data is highlighted, the sub-display control unit controls the display characteristic parameter of the sub-display in a manner not interlocking with the display characteristic parameter of the main display. On the other hand, when it is not determined that the data is highlighted, the sub-display control unit controls the display characteristic parameter of the sub-display in a manner interlocking with the display characteristic parameter of the main display.07-23-2009
20090128447DISPLAY APPARATUS AND A CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - A control unit 05-21-2009
20090167633Managing multiple display surfaces - Embodiments of systems and methods for managing multiple overlapping electronic displays are disclosed, including the electronic displays of electronic paper, electronic books, computer monitors, and other electronic display devices. In one embodiment, a method includes sensing an overlap area of a first display and a second display relative to a specified view location, determining a nearest unobstructed display to the specified view location, and displaying within the overlap area of the nearest unobstructed display a highest priority information from among first and second information.07-02-2009
20090096710DUAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The invention relates to a dual display device (DD04-16-2009
20120032872DUAL VIEW DISPLAY SYSTEM - A dual view display system that displays two different images in different directions using a single display device to alternately time-multiplex the images and two shutter devices operated in coordination with the time-multiplexing to alternately allow or block viewing of the alternating images.02-09-2012
20090213034MULTI-MODALITY MEDICAL IMAGE LAYOUT EDITOR - A medical imaging system comprises one or more displays. A viewer device generates an interactive user interface screen on the display, which viewer device enables a user to simultaneously inspect selected image data of multiple patients or multiple images. A layout editor generates a layout editor user interface in the user interface screen, which layout editor device enables the user to create and/or modify a layout of the selected image data on the display.08-27-2009
20090213032Computer System Having Shared Display Devices - A computer system includes a first electronic device having a first display. The first display includes a first electronic image having an anchor point. The computer system also includes a second electronic device that is moveable relative to the first electronic device. The second electronic device includes a movement sensor and a second display operatively connected with the first display. The second display includes a second electronic image that is associated with the first electronic image. Upon sensing movement of the second electronic device relative to the first electronic device, the movement sensor determines a direction of the movement relative to the anchor point and triggers a shifting of the second electronic image relative to the anchor point of the first electronic image.08-27-2009
20090243957SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INFORMATION VISUALIZATION IN MULTI-DISPLAY ENVIRONMENTS - A system for visualizing information in multi-display environments (“MDEs”) using spatial and perspective-aware visualization techniques. In one implementation, the position of each display in a three-dimensional MDE is determined relative to the other displays. Graphical decoration objects and link paths are then used to help visualize relatedness and continuity between graphical data objects and graphical node-link objects on different displays. Three-dimensional decoration objects and link paths are also constructed to visualize interrelationships between data objects on displays that are not on the same plane. The visualization techniques can also be integrated with mobile displays using location sensing technology to dynamically adjust the decoration objects. Additionally, user tracking systems will dynamically adjust the decoration objects based on user perspective. The visualization techniques are applicable to physical, virtual or mixed physical-virtual environments.10-01-2009
20120105307INTELLIGENT VIDEO GRAPHICS SWITCHER - Methods and apparatus are provided for efficiently and intelligently communicating characteristic information in video graphics switcher environments. An intelligent video graphics switcher obtains display device characteristic information associated with multiple display devices and maintains updated characteristic information. When an event such as a connection/disconnection or switching event occurs between the video graphics switcher and a display device, the characteristic information is communicated to an appropriate host by triggering a connection/disconnection event with the host.05-03-2012
20100156755Display Panel Control Device - A display panel control device includes display panels, light sensors and control units. The display panels contain respectively plural illuminating elements to function for illumination. A quantity of the light sensor is equivalent to that of the display panel that each display panel includes one light sensor. A quantity of the control unit is equivalent to that of the display panel that each display panel includes one control unit. The control unit in each display panel is electrically connected with the light sensor, and is also electrically connected with each other. Therefore, the display panels can support one another to automatically fetch and adjust output power ratio of the illuminating elements in each display panel, each display panel can feed back a malfunctioning message of the light sensor, the output power ratio of each illuminating element of each display panel can be controlled actively, and maintenance can be facilitated.06-24-2010
20090079662THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE PRESENTATION METHOD - A three-dimensional display device includes a plurality of transmissive display units arranged in different depth positions in view from an observer and a moiré vanishing element for diffusing light. The moiré vanishing element has a spatial frequency characteristic to cut off a spatial frequency more than a spatial frequency having a cycle being twice as large as an interval of boundaries of pixels forming a first transmissive display unit arranged behind the moiré vanishing element in the view from the observer.03-26-2009
20100019989DISPLAY SYSTEM, DISPLAY METHOD, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM - In a display system which includes a plurality of space management units which are hierarchically connected, and each of which manages a predetermined space region as a management space region, a content management unit which manages one or a plurality of contents, and a plurality of display units which display information on display regions. Wherein each of the plurality of display units displays a content arranged in a subspace corresponding to a self display region in the management space region.01-28-2010
20100188312VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE - A video display device which does not confuse the viewer when the viewer changes the displayed video. The video display device (07-29-2010
20100188313Display Apparatus - The display apparatus comprises a first accommodation part; a display part arranged inside the first accommodation part, and is viewable from the front side of the first accommodation part; a second accommodation part arranged at the back side of the first accommodation part; a cooling unit arranged under the display part, which cools the display part; a circuit unit arranged inside the second accommodation part and controls the display part and a fan leading an air from the cooling unit to the circuit unit.07-29-2010
20100001924ELECTRONIC SHELF LABEL AND ELECTRONIC SHELF LABEL SYSTEM - It is an object of the present invention to provide techniques which allow for suppressing unnecessary switching of display screens of electronic shelf labels. In order to attain the object, an electronic shelf label 01-07-2010
20100177017Multi-Monitor Display System - A multi-monitor display is disclosed. A multi-monitor display receives video data configured for a single N×M video display; splits the video data into a plurality of portions spanning the N×M display; and transmits the plurality of portions to a corresponding plurality of displays. The multi-monitor display system can be any system, for example a display-port system or an ePaper system.07-15-2010
20100177016MULTI-MONITOR DISPLAY - A multi-monitor display is disclosed. A multi-monitor display receives video data configured for a single N×M video display; splits the video data into a plurality of portions spanning the N×M display; and transmits the plurality of portions to a corresponding plurality of displays.07-15-2010
20090213033TIMING CONTROLLER FOR REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - The invention provides a display device with reduced power consumption, comprising a host applied to generate a first image signal, a timing controller connected to the host, applied to generate a second image signal and comprised a memory for storing image data, and a panel connected to the timing controller and applied to receive the second image signal for displaying image frames. When the display device is in a power-saving mode, the host is powered down, and the timing controller generates the second image signal according to the image data stored in the memory and outputs the second image signal to the panel.08-27-2009
20100238089SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THE AUTO-DETECTION AND PRESENTATION OF PRE-SET CONFIGURATIONS FOR MULTIPLE MONITOR LAYOUT DISPLAY - A system, method and computer program product for configuration of multiple monitor layout displays, including detecting a presence of multiple monitors installed in a computer system; configuring layouts for the multiple monitors, including, configuring at least one of size, shape and location of corresponding displays of the multiple monitors, and configuring at least one of size, shape and location of content for display on the multiple monitors; and displaying the configured layouts on the multiple monitors.09-23-2010
20110102298SCREEN - A screen for displaying commands, functions, operating states, positions, and/or functional states (operating data, data) on machines or systems (system) comprises several partial screens (8.1 to 8.4) that are arranged on a single plane. A complete screen control device (partial screen control device 10.1 to 10.4) encompassing the program for controlling the partial screen is allocated to each partial screen. The data is retrieved from the data collecting memory and distributed to the partial screen control devices by means of a data collector and a joint master control device in order to be displayed on at least one of the partial screens according to a pattern that can be entered using a keypad.05-05-2011
20100149071Convenient Configurations for Secondary Mini Monitors - Three configurations for attaching a secondary mini monitor to a main monitor are described. One configuration allows for a totally separate portable unit which attaches to the main monitor by an attachment unit. It is powered and driven off of a USB port from the computer. Another configuration is actually built into the side of the main monitor and shares the same power source and data connectors with the main monitor. A third configuration allows for a detachable mini monitor which can be plugged into the side of the main monitor which exposes data and power connectors in the form of USB or PCMCIA ports.06-17-2010
20080278409IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An image processing system for simultaneously displaying one or more images includes an obtaining unit, a playback unit, and a display control unit. The obtaining unit obtains an information presentation level specified by a viewer. The playback unit plays, at a predetermined playback speed, the one or more images recorded on a predetermined recording medium. The display control unit changes, in according with the information presentation level, an amount of information of the one or more images to be displayed on a predetermined display unit.11-13-2008
20120194410Display System and Display Method - A display system equipped with an information management device (server 08-02-2012
20110128208MULTI PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A multi plasma display device is disclosed. The multi plasma display device includes a first panel, a second panel adjacent to the first panel, and a lens unit positioned so that the lens unit commonly overlaps a portion of a front surface of the first panel and a portion of a front surface of the second panel in a boundary portion between the first panel and the second panel. The lens unit overlaps a seal layer of the first panel and a seal layer of the second panel and does not overlap a discharge cell of the first panel and a discharge cell of the second panel.06-02-2011
20090167632SYSTEMS HAVING TWIN DISPLAY MONITORS - Systems for displaying a plurality of images. A system includes: a hollow post that is adapted for connection to a support means and has a recessed portion; and a pair of pivot arms that include mounting protrusions pivotally mounted in the recessed portion. Each pivot arm is adapted to pivot about a first axis parallel to a longitudinal axis of the hollow post. The system also includes a pair of mounting assemblies respectively affixed to the pivot arms and a pair of monitors respectively secured to the mounting assemblies. Each mounting assembly is adapted to allow one of the monitors to rotate relative to one of the pivot arms about a second axis substantially perpendicular to the first axis.07-02-2009
20090153434Display assistant system - A display assistant system includes an image capturing and processing unit for re-encoding main display images, secondary display images or screen capture from running process or a portable computer to images data and capturing the re-encoded images data, an image transmission unit for transferring the re-encoded images data and screen capture from running process, an image display unit for decompressing and displaying the images data and screen capture from running process transferred by the image transmission unit, and an LCD display unit. The image capturing and processing unit has display application programs for adjusting and re-encoding pictures and color domains of main display images to images data. The display assistant system dynamically displays images and screen capture from running process or a portable computer on another LCD display.06-18-2009
20080231545VIDEO PICTURE MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT AND METHOD FOR VIDEO PICTURE MANAGEMENT - A video picture management equipment includes a first display control module and a second display control module which are connected to each other. The first display control module displays first video data on first video window, and second video data on the first video window at the same time according to a requirement; and the second display control module displays the second video data on a second video window, and the first video data on the second video window at the same time according to a requirement. A method for video picture management is also provided. By the above, the problems about the simple display mode and the unstable display effect during performing the PIP in the prior art are solved.09-25-2008
20080231544SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED AUDIO VISUAL SYSTEM CONTROL - A system and method are provided for automating control of a plurality of video displays coupled to a plurality of video sources through a switchable network. The method includes the operation of mapping a signal path for each signal between the plurality of video sources and the plurality of video displays to form a binding map. The binding map can be stored in a controllable device. In addition, a graphical user interface on a navigator can be generated. The graphical user interface is configured to represent the plurality of video displays. A further operation is connecting the plurality of video displays to the plurality of video sources through the switchable network based on the binding map and a user selection made with the graphical user interface in the controllable device.09-25-2008
20080266204Method, Device and System for Creating Images, Text and Information that are Visible Under Incident Light10-30-2008
20130154904AUTOMATIC DEVICE CONTROL APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATICALLY CONTROL DEVICE AND APPLICATION OF INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS SUCH AS COMPUTER - An automatic device control apparatus is provided for displaying display data on a display terminal apparatus. A device detecting section detects a corresponding device by detecting one of an event that an external storage device that stores the display data is connected to the information processing apparatus and an event that application software to display the display data is activated, and a device information acquiring section acquires information of a detected device. A communication device setting section extracts a communication device communicable with the display terminal apparatus, and generates information of the communication device, and a schedule managing section judges whether or not the detected device and the communication device are activated, and forms an execution processing schedule. A display terminal retrieving section retrieves the display terminal apparatus to be transmitted, and a display terminal connecting section performs connecting with the retrieved display terminal apparatus, and transmits the display data.06-20-2013
20130154905USB IMAGE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM AND DEVICE - A USB image transmission system is provided. The USB image transmission system may include a content source configured to be operatively coupled to a USB-enabled display device. Image data may be transmitted over the USB connection from the content source for display by the display device. In some embodiments, a USB collaboration hub may enable multiple content sources to be operatively linked through a USB connection to one or more USB-enabled display devices.06-20-2013
20100164836DIGITAL PHOTO ALBUM, DIGITAL BOOK, DIGITAL READER - A digital photo album includes, in one embodiment, a digital viewing unit for viewing digital media and a storage location for housing digital media viewable on the digital viewing unit.07-01-2010
20110084891VEHICLE-MOUNTED DEVICE - A vehicle-mounted device is arranged to be capable of attaching and detaching a portable device including a display unit. Also, the vehicle-mounted device includes a display unit and a controller and the controller detects that the portable device is attached or the portable device is detached, and turns off the display unit when it is detected that the portable device is attached. Thereby, the power consumption of the vehicle-mounted device can be reduced. Also, the same information is not displayed on the display unit and the display unit, and it is unnecessary to execute a process that mutually synchronizes the display timing of information displayed on both display units.04-14-2011
20100045568Methods, Systems, And Computer Program Products For Providing Content Synchronization Or Control Among One Or More Devices - Exemplary embodiments include a system for providing content including: a controller in operable communication with a first display device and a second display device that provides first interactive content to the first display device and second interactive content to the second display device and an interface for receiving a command from a user or application. The controller selectively controls the first and second content displayed by the first and second display devices, respectively, in response to the command.02-25-2010
20100123643HANDHELD DEVICE WITH SECONDARY SCREEN FOR SOFT KEY DESCRIPTORS - A handheld electronic device, including a first device including a keypad including at least one soft key, the functionalities of the at least one soft key being indicated by corresponding at least one soft key descriptor, and a second device, insertable within the first device, including a processor for operating in cooperation with the keypad, when the second device is fully inserted within the first device, and a soft key screen for displaying the at least one soft key descriptor, wherein each of the at least one soft key descriptor is displayed proximate the location of its corresponding soft key on the keypad, when the second device is fully inserted within the first device.05-20-2010
20090027302METHOD FOR OPERATING OBJECT BETWEEN TERMINALS AND TERMINAL USING THE METHOD - A method for operating an object between a first terminal and a second terminal and a terminal using the method are disclosed. The method comprises steps of extending the display space of one of the first and second terminals to the other terminal, intercepting, at said one of the first and second terminals, an even associated with said object occurring in the terminal so as to obtain the position of said object, informing said other terminal of the position of said object, and redrawing said object on the screen of said other terminal based on the received position. With the method of the present invention, a cursor/cursors can freely roam over the screens of two computers. Thus, the efficiency of cooperation of two computers spaced by a viewing distance can be improved. The cursor on one of the two computers can control the other computer to conduct any control operation.01-29-2009
20090027301DUAL-SCREEN ELECTRONIC MACHINE WITH CONTENT PARSING FUNCTION AND DISPLAY METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING DISPLAY DATA ON THE SAME - The present invention discloses a dual-screen electronic machine with content parsing function, which comprises: a processor; a main display and a sub display connected with the processor, respectively; a content parsing module, which is to proceed the parsing on the content included in the received data and/or event, and would be based on which application program is the active application program to instruct the active application program to distribute the content to the main display or to the sub display; a memory, which is connected with the processor, and for storing at least one application program, which are executed by the processor, wherein the active application programs would call the content parsing module, and, based on the instructions, displaying these contents on the corresponding main display or sub display.01-29-2009
20110050542COMPUTER SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - A computer system which displays screens on a display unit for observing proper positioning and on an auxiliary display device and a method of controlling the same. A computer system including: a display unit; a plurality of ports connectable with at least one auxiliary display device; and a controller displaying a main screen on the display unit and an auxiliary screen corresponding to a position of a port coupled to the auxiliary display device from among the ports in the auxiliary display device. The computer system permits improved convenience when arranging displaying screens on a mounted display unit and in an auxiliary display device.03-03-2011
20110050541DUAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a dual display device in which angle between the two display panels can be freely varied. A dual display device includes: a first display panel having a first display screen; a second display panel having a second display screen; and a connecting frame which connecting the first display panel and the second display panel such that the first display panel and the second display panel can be rotatable to one another so that angle between the first display screen and the second display screen can be varied.03-03-2011
20100097293Overlay Display Device - The present disclosure relates to display devices and/or systems comprising a display screen configured to switch from a translucent image-display mode to a transparent see-through mode, configured adjacent a smart glass configured to switch from an opaque-mode to a transparent mode, with a cavity disposed in between. The cavity may be selectively illuminated by a light source. A display device/system may be enclosed in a bezel which may be configured to be mounted onto a surface such as an instrument panel or another display unit thereby providing an overlay display device. Electronic control units may selectively switch a display device from an image viewing-mode (i.e., display screen displays an image; smart glass is opaque; and light source is on), where the surface below is not visible to a see-through mode (i.e., display screen and smart glass are transparent; and light source is off), where the surface below is visible.04-22-2010
20090002262THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE - In an apparatus for displaying a three-dimensional image, sub-pixels having color components are arranged in a longitudinal direction and in a lateral direction in a matrix form, in a display section for displaying a flat image, and a light ray control element is disposed so as to be opposed to the display section. In the light ray control element, linear optical openings extending in a vertical direction are arranged in the lateral direction. A sum of opening area lengths of opening areas of a plurality of sub-pixels adjacent to each other in a horizontal direction is varied in a single row, and the sum thereof in a plurality of rows becomes constant. Further, an arrangement of the sub-pixels is a color arrangement of a mosaic arrangement or a lateral stripe arrangement.01-01-2009
20080252555MULTIMEDIA NOTEBOOK HAVING SLIDING AUXILIARY DUAL MONITOR AND DESKTOP LCD MONITOR HAVING THE SAME - Provided are a multimedia notebook having a sliding auxiliary dual monitor and a desktop LCD monitor. The multimedia notebook includes a main monitor including a receptible recess, an auxiliary monitor including second guide portion, and a main body. A first guide portion is formed at an inner surface of the receptible recess. The second guide portion contacts the first guide portion such that the auxiliary monitor is inserted into and ascends from the receptible recess. The main body is coupled to the main monitor with a hinge to control the main monitor and the auxiliary monitor. According to the multimedia notebook having a sliding auxiliary dual monitor and the desktop LCD monitor having the same, the auxiliary monitor that has ascended from the main monitor can rotate 360° to provide data and image to a user at the rear side of the auxiliary monitor.10-16-2008
20110074656DISPLAY TERMINAL PROVIDED WITH AN IMAGE DATA SHARING FUNCTION, IMAGE SHARING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SHARING IMAGE DATA - A display terminal that performs image display processing for displaying in a display section image data recorded in a recording section, which includes a controlling section that performs image sharing processing for providing image data recorded in the recording section to another display terminal over a network, acquiring image data recorded by another display terminal over the network, and displaying the acquired image data in the display section, and sharing control processing for performing control to select image data recorded by another display terminal set up at a location whose distance from the setup location of the display terminal satisfies a predetermined condition, as target image data for the image sharing processing.03-31-2011
20110074655PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a main body and a cover rotatably mounted to the main body. The main body includes a central processing unit (CPU), a sensor, a first display, and a second display. The sensor, the first display, and the second display are connected to the CPU. The cover includes a third display connected to the CPU. The CPU detects the position of the cover relative to the main body using the sensor, switches the first display on when the cover is positioned at a first state, and switches the second display and the third display on when the cover is positioned at a second state.03-31-2011
20110260948CONTROLLING COMPLEMENTARY BISTABLE AND REFRESH-BASED DISPLAYS - An electronic device includes complementary dual displays, which enable sending a video signal to a first display, wherein the first display is a refresh-based, high frame rate display; displaying the video signal on the first display; and printing a frame of the video signal to a second display, wherein the second display is a bistable, low frame rate display, the printing including, loading a portion of a current frame of the video signal into a frame buffer, and displaying the current frame of the video signal to a second display, such that a bistable static image is displayed on the second display. The device may be switched among read, extend, and navigate modes, which enable different transitions of content between the two screens by a common application, such as a browser application.10-27-2011
20080218431METHOD FOR REMOTE TRANSFER OF DISPLAY DATA BETWEEN TWO COMPUTERS - A method for exchanging image data with a number of image elements, which are respectively parameterized by a display value set, between a data source computer and a data query computer that each have a display device for the presentation of the image data, an input device for the input of control commands, and a data interface for the transmission and the reception of data via a remote data transfer network, including the steps: of copying image data on the data source computer and transmission to the data query computer, receiving the image data from the data source computer by the data query computer, and presentation of the image data on the display device of the data query computer, and these steps are repeated regularly or given alteration of image data. In order to selectively transfer among all data the public data but to have confidential data remain excluded from the transfer or at least the presentation on the receiving computer, the presentation of the image data is discriminated dependent on at least one of the display values in the display value set.09-11-2008
20100066642CONTEXT AWARE AUXILIARY DISPLAY PLATFORM AND APPLICATIONS - Described is a mechanism by which application programs (or plug-ins) and an auxiliary service adjust the output and/or data available for output on an auxiliary device based on changes detected in the current context of the auxiliary display. Context sensors detect and report changes in context, whereby some action is taken with respect to what information is displayed or can be displayed on the auxiliary display device. Examples of context data that can change include the physical location of the display, detected movement or motion data, presence of a particular user or others, power state, network connectivity status, privacy status and so forth. The auxiliary device can have context as to its position relative to the main display. Information sensitivity levels may be used to specify whether an application program's data can be displayed, based on the perceived sensitivity of the information and the user's current context.03-18-2010
20100066641Controlled Lighting System and Use of Such a System - Programming illuminated displays in open spaces poses special challenges to the operator. The invention proposes a controlled lighting system and the use of such a system. An exemplary program is generated, which is highly variable, and hence can be approved for open spaces.03-18-2010
20100066640Electronic Device with Locking, Movable Displays - An electronic device comprises one or more input devices configured to receive user input from a device user, a first display configured to display first visual content to the device user, and a second display configured to display second visual content to the device user and movable between first and second positions, wherein at least a portion of the second display is hidden from the user in one of the first and second positions and visible to the device user in the other. The device further comprises an electronically controlled retaining mechanism configured to retain the second display in the first position when engaged and a control circuit configured to execute an interactive user application, to control the display of the first and second visual content on the first and second displays, and to disengage the retaining mechanism in response to a pre-determined combination of user input and/or application state.03-18-2010
20100194666Device and Method for Outputting Different Images on at Least Two Display Units - A device for outputting different images on at least two display units is described, including a control unit for reading image data of the different images from an image memory, for producing a horizontal synchronization signal and for outputting the image data and the horizontal synchronization signal. The device also includes a processing unit for receiving the image data and the horizontal synchronization signal, for producing additional synchronization signals respectively for one of the at least two display units as a function of the synchronization signal provided by the control unit and a clock signal, and for dividing the image data transmitted by the control unit in such a way that the image data of the different images are output to one of the display units.08-05-2010
20120146883DISPLAY APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including a display panel which bilaterally displays images on opposites sides of the display panel and reverse to each other through opposite surfaces of the display panel A first case portion is provided with a first opening to expose a first surface of the display panel, and a second case portion is provided with a second opening to expose a second surface of the display panel opposite from the first surface and connected to the first case portion so that the display panel is installed between the first and second case portions. Therefore, the display apparatus which displays images through both surfaces thereof, has a small thickness.06-14-2012
20110304522DYNAMIC EDID GENERATION - A multi-monitor display driver that provides consolidated EDID data is provided. The display driver reads the EDID data from the one or more monitors coupled to the driver, determines a consolidated EDID data that is compatible with each of the monitors, and writes the EDID data to an EDID memory in the driver. A source interacting with the driver reads the consolidated EDID data to control interactions with the driver.12-15-2011
20120038541MOBILE TERMINAL, DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal including a first display unit, an interface unit configured to be connected to an external display device having a second display unit, and a controller configured to receive a connection signal indicating a connection of the mobile terminal to the external display device, to play a multimedia content on the first display unit, and to provide video information of the multimedia content to the external display device and to control the external display device to display the multimedia content on the second display unit only when the mobile terminal has a forwarding authority authorizing the mobile terminal to forward the multimedia content to the external display device.02-16-2012
20110063191METHOD OF MANAGING APPLICATIONS IN A MULTI-MONITOR COMPUTER SYSTEM AND MULTI-MONITOR COMPUTER SYSTEM EMPLOYING THE METHOD - A method of managing applications in a multi-monitor computer system (03-17-2011
20110063192MOBILE COMPUTER DEVICE BINDING FEEDBACK - In embodiments of mobile computer device binding feedback, an application interface for a device application is displayed on a first display that is integrated in a dual-display mobile device. The application interface can also be displayed on a second display that is integrated in the dual-display mobile device. Binding position data is received from a binding system that movably couples the first display to the second display. Application context data that is associated with the device application is also received. Feedback can then be generated based on the binding position data and the application context data, where the feedback can be generated as audio feedback, video feedback, display feedback, and/or haptic feedback.03-17-2011
20120001829Method and Apparatus for Implementing a Multiple Display Mode - Various methods for implementing a multiple display mode are provided. One example method includes receiving an indication of a transition to a multiple display mode, and in response to at least receiving the indication of the transition to the multiple display mode, causing a home screen with home screen content to be displayed by a first display of a device. The example method may further include, in response to at least receiving the indication of the transition to the multiple display mode, causing application content provided by an application being implemented to be displayed by a second display of the device while the home screen with the home screen content is being displayed by the first display. Similar and related example methods and example apparatuses are also provided.01-05-2012
20120007793SYSTEM FOR GENERATING AND SELECTING NAMES - Transitioning between a plurality of display applications, including: retrieving a device identifier when a first device is selected using a first display application running on a second device; enabling the first display application to launch a second display application using the device identifier of the first device, launching the second display application customized to automatically select the first device, wherein the automatic selection of the first device using the device identifier allows to bypass a device selection process.01-12-2012
20120206317DEVICE AFFILIATION PROCESS FROM SECOND DISPLAY - Apparatus and methods for using a second display with a network-enabled television. In one implementation, this feature allows the user to conveniently affiliate their IPTV devices with various service providers and manage such affiliations directly from a second display device instead of going to a separate affiliation website. The second display could be a smart phone that can often be found beside the user, a laptop or tablet PC, a desktop PC, or the like.08-16-2012
20120154254INFORMATION DISPLAY - A method displaying information for viewing by a user characterised by the steps of: peripherally displaying primary information (06-21-2012
20100245208IMAGE OUTPUT DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD AND CONTROL PROGRAM - An image output device that outputs image data to a plurality of display devices connected to the image output device includes: a screen generating portion that generates image data on a plurality of virtual screens; a detecting portion that detects the connection states of the display devices; a display control portion that displays the virtual screens generated by the screen generating portion on a display portion of the image output device; an information input portion that receives the input of relationship information for associating the display devices detected by the detecting portion and the virtual screens; and an associating portion that associates the display devices detected by the detecting portion and the virtual screens on the basis of the relationship information and outputs the image data on the virtual screens to the corresponding display devices.09-30-2010
20120127061MULTI-DISPLAY MOBILE DEVICE - A mobile device comprising a first portion and a second portion is provided. In at least one embodiment, the first portion comprises a first part providing at least a first display screen, and a second part providing at least a second display screen. The first part may be foldably coupled to the second part to allow the first part to fold with respect to the second part about a first folding axis. The second portion comprises a third part providing at least a third display screen. The first portion is slidably coupled to the second portion, and at least one of the first portion and the second portion comprises one or more coupling elements configured so that the second part of the first portion is foldable with respect to the third part of the second portion about a second folding axis. In one embodiment, the first, second and third parts are folded to resemble a picture frame comprising multiple digital displays.05-24-2012
20100207843CROSSED MONITORING DEVICE FOR HEAD-UP DISPLAYS - A crossed monitoring device for a head-up display that can be used for displaying a representation of at least one first datum. The device includes a mechanism generating at least one first image from the at least one first datum, a mechanism receiving from the at least one second display at least one second image generated from at least one second datum, and a mechanism selecting one of the first and at least one second image. The device can further include a mechanism modifying images according to characteristics of the displays. Each display can modify the images to be displayed according to its characteristics, and each display can modify the images according to the characteristics of each display.08-19-2010
20110181492SCREEN SHARING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, PROGRAM AND SCREEN SHARING SYSTEM - The user controls selection of a display image to be shared for the granularity he wants. A processing method regarding sharing of a display image to be processed is determined by referring to a setting file which is stored in a storage medium and describes a processing method indicating whether to permit sharing of a display image. Processing regarding sharing of the display image to be processed is executed in accordance with the determined processing method.07-28-2011
20110181491ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH DOUBLE DISPLAY SCREENS - A method of an electronic device for controlling text information displayed on a second display unit to be outside an area occupied by a first display unit is provided. Supplying the second display unit installed above top surface of the first display unit and capable of moving on the top surface of the first display unit, the size of the second display unit is less than that of the first display unit, a coil is set below bottom surface of the second display unit, and a coil unit is set below the first display unit. Determining a relative position of the coil to the coil unit. Determining a covered area occupied by the second display unit on a first display unit; and controlling text information displayed on the first display area to be outside the covered area. An electronic device with double display screens is also provided.07-28-2011
20120133573MOBILE TERMINAL HAVING DUAL DISPLAY UNIT AND METHOD OF CHANGING DISPLAY SCREEN USING THE SAME - A mobile terminal having a dual display unit and a method of changing a display screen using the same are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a main body, a front display unit for providing a multimedia mode, a rear display unit for providing a normal mode, and a screen control module for controlling to turn off the rear display unit and turn on the front display unit, and to display a multimedia execution screen in the front display unit. The method of changing a display screen of the mobile terminal having additional multimedia functions provides an optimum multimedia environment and improves user convenience and effectiveness of the mobile terminal by flexibly supporting a multimedia function to be executed according to a screen state of the rear display unit.05-31-2012
20120075166ACTUATED ADAPTIVE DISPLAY SYSTEMS - Adjustable, adaptive display system having individual display elements is able to change its configuration based on a user's movements, position, and activities. A method of adjusting a display system tracking a user is tracked using a camera or other tracking sensor, thereby creating user-tracking data. The user-tracking data is input to an actuator signal module which generates input signals for one or more actuators. The input signals are created, in part, from the user-tracking data. Two or more display elements are actuated using the one or more actuators based on the input signals. The display elements may be planar or curved. In this manner, a configuration of the display system adapts to user movements and adjusts systematically. This provides for a greater amount of a user's human visual field (or user FOV) to be filled by the display system.03-29-2012
20110095965MULIT-SCREEN DISPLAY DEVICE - A multi-screen display device of the present invention includes a master liquid crystal display device and one or more slave liquid crystal display devices which are mutually communicable with each other. Each of the liquid crystal display devices includes an LCD panel, a brightness sensor, brightness adjustment value adjustment means, and backlight control means. The brightness sensor is provided on a rear face side of the LCD panel, and detects the brightness of a backlight. The brightness adjustment value adjustment means adjusts a brightness adjustment value based on a result of comparison between a brightness measured by the brightness sensor and target brightness. The backlight control means adjusts the brightness of the LCD panel by controlling a time period for lighting the backlight based on the brightness adjustment value. The master liquid crystal display device further has target brightness adjustment means for receiving the brightness adjustment values from the slave liquid crystal display devices and adjusting the target brightness based on the brightness adjustment values of all of said liquid crystal display devices including the master liquid crystal display device itself.04-28-2011
20110122048VIDEO WALL DISPLAY SYSTEM - A video wall system which includes a plurality of display devices, the video wall display system including a plurality of display devices, and each of the display devices including: a pair of input and output connectors comprising an input connector connected to a first neighboring display device among the plurality of display devices to input an image signal from the first neighboring display device, and an output connector connected to a second neighboring display device to output the input image signal; a signal processor which processes the input image signal; and a display which displays an image based on the processed image signal.05-26-2011
20080297432DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, AND SETTING METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS - When a first display device displays image data, a display control apparatus reserves a memory space having the first horizontal pixel number in the storage unit, and sets the frequency of a clock signal supplied to the display control unit to a first frequency. When a second display device displays image data, a display control apparatus reserves a space of the second horizontal pixel number, which is higher than the first horizontal pixel number, and sets the frequency of a clock signal supplied to the display control unit to a second frequency which is higher than the first frequency.12-04-2008
20080297431Liquid Crystal Display Apparatus and Information Device - In a liquid crystal display, a pixel driving circuit 12-04-2008
20120262360INTELLIGENT VIDEO GRAPHICS SWITCHER - Methods and apparatus are provided for efficiently and intelligently communicating characteristic information in video graphics switcher environments. An intelligent video graphics switcher obtains display device characteristic information associated with multiple display devices and maintains updated characteristic information. When an event such as a connection/disconnection or switching event occurs between the video graphics switcher and a display device, the characteristic information is communicated to an appropriate host by triggering a connection/disconnection event with the host.10-18-2012
20120326945SYSTEM FOR SWITCHING DISPLAYS BASED ON THE VIEWING DIRECTION OF A USER - Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system, and computer program product for automatically assigning a display as a primary display in a multi-display computer. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for configuring a primary display in a multi-display environment is provided and can include tracking eye movements of an end user interacting with a multi-display computer. A display principally viewed by the end user , can be identified based upon the eye movements amongst at least two displays of the multi-display computing environment. Thereafter, the identified display can be configured as a primary display in the multi-display computing environment in response to determining that the end user has viewed the identified display for a threshold period of time.12-27-2012
20120268349MULTIDISPLAY DEVICE - A multidisplay device includes: a first flat display element and a second flat display element arranged such that sides thereof are coupled to face each other, and having a boundary portion at a portion where the sides are coupled to each other; and a lenticular lens provided to cover the boundary portion and to cover a row of pixels including a red pixel, a green pixel and a blue pixel arranged side by side adjacent to the boundary portion. Observers are even less likely to become aware of the fact that the plurality of flat display elements are coupled to one another.10-25-2012
20120319925DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, AND SETTING METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS - When a first display device displays image data, a display control apparatus reserves a memory space having the first horizontal pixel number in the storage unit, and sets the frequency of a clock signal supplied to the display control unit to a first frequency. When a second display device displays image data, a display control apparatus reserves a space of the second horizontal pixel number, which is higher than the first horizontal pixel number, and sets the frequency of a clock signal supplied to the display control unit to a second frequency which is higher than the first frequency.12-20-2012
20120081268LAUNCHING APPLICATIONS INTO REVEALED DESKTOP - A dual-screen user device and methods for launching applications from a revealed desktop onto a logically chosen screen are disclosed. Specifically, a user reveals the desktop and then launches a selected application from one of two desktops displayed on a primary and secondary screen of a device. When the application is launched, it is displayed onto a specific screen depending on the input received and the logical rules determining the display output. As the application is displayed onto the specific screen, the desktop is removed from display and the opposite screen can display other data.04-05-2012
20120081267DESKTOP REVEAL EXPANSION - A dual-screen user device and methods for revealing a combination of desktops on single and multiple screens are disclosed. Specifically, a determined number of desktops is displayed to at least one of the screens of the device conditioned upon input received and the state of the device. Where a screen of the device is determined to be inactive, the desktop is not displayed to the screen, but is stored in a virtually displayed state by the device. Upon receiving input that the inactive screen is active, the device can actually display the desktop to the screen.04-05-2012
20120092233DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - There is provided a display control apparatus, usability of which is improved such that, when contents are divisionally displayed on a plurality of screens, it is determined whether or not the plurality of contents displayed on the plurality of screens are related to each other to perform display control.04-19-2012
20120092232Sending Video Data to Multiple Light Modulators - Methods and systems for sending video data, including generating video data comprising video elements using a graphics processor, the video data being configured to be displayed on multiple displays, and encoding metadata into the video elements, the metadata comprising information indicating a correspondence between the video data and the multiple displays.04-19-2012
20120287020INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - Provided is an information processing apparatus including a content display unit for sharing and displaying same content as content that is operated by a player who directly operates content, in real time with the player side, and a display control unit for causing comments transmitted from the information processing apparatus and another information processing apparatus that are used only to view an operation of the player to appear regularly according to a predetermined pattern, in a predetermined area of the content shared and displayed in real time with the player side by the content display unit.11-15-2012
20130009852Linkable Electronic Display Devices - A display system is described that includes an electronic display device and a first connector disposed on an edge of the electronic display device. The first connector can releasably connect to a plurality of portions of a second connector disposed on an edge of another display device. The edge of the electronic display device and the edge of the other display device are substantially parallel. When the first connector and the second connector are connected, the electronic display device can rotate about an axis that is substantially parallel to the aforementioned edge of the electronic display device.01-10-2013
20130113682BIDIRECTIONAL DISPLAY FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Embodiments of the present invention disclose a bidirectional display for a portable electronic device. According to one embodiment, a bidirectional display assembly is configured to present an image on both a first side and a second side opposite the first side of the display assembly. Furthermore, a viewable display is provided on the first side and/or the second side of the display assembly based on a desired or selected operating mode.05-09-2013
20130093645COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM, APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR CREATING SETTING INFORMATION - A setting information creating program causes a computer to execute a process of creating first transition information indicating a screen transition process related to a certain program. The setting information creating program cause the computer to execute a process of creating second transition information indicating a transition process related to positional information indicating a screen display position of the certain program. The setting information creating program causes the computer to execute a process of creating setting information for displaying a screen of the program to be changed based on the first transition information at a position corresponding to the positional information to be changed based on the second transition information.04-18-2013
20130113681Mobile Terminal and Display Method Therefor - A mobile terminal and a display method are described. The mobile terminal includes a first display unit provided on a first surface of the mobile terminal, for use in displaying, in a first spatial state, a first set of data in a first direction relative to the mobile terminal; a second display unit provided on a second surface of the mobile terminal, for use in displaying, in a second spatial state, a second set of data in a second direction relative to the mobile terminal. The first spatial state and the second spatial state are perpendicular to each other, and the first surface and the second surface are two different external surfaces of the mobile terminal.05-09-2013
20130181883DUAL DISPLAY LAPTOP COMPUTER WITH PROGRAM LOGIC FOR DUAL DISPLAY MODES - A Dual Display Laptop Computer with Logic for display modes includes a Base, a Dual display assembly, and Program Logic. This Dual Display Laptop Computer with Logic for display modes is used for the purpose of enabling one or more persons to view various multimedia from a laptop operator standing at an opposite side of the laptop relative to the laptop operator.07-18-2013
20130127687Terminal and Method for Charging and Discharging Thereof - A terminal and a method for charging and discharging is described. The terminal includes a first hardware system and a second hardware system. The first hardware system includes a first processing unit, a first charging unit, a first switching unit, and a first battery unit. The second hardware system includes a second processing unit and a second battery unit. On the basis of a first status information piece and/or a second status information piece, the first processing unit controls the first charging unit to charge the first battery unit and/or the second battery unit via the first switching unit, or, the first processing unit controls the first switching unit to select the first battery unit or the second battery unit to supply the first hardware system with electricity.05-23-2013
20110215988DUAL-DISPLAY ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A dual-display electronic device includes a housing, a support unit received in the housing, an LCD unit supported on a first surface of the support unit, an e-paper, a holder, electro-magnets, and an elastic unit. The holder is fixed on an end of the e-paper above the LCD unit and is slidably mounted on the first surface of the support unit. The electro-magnets are arranged along a direction the holder slides, to attract the holder when powered on. The e-paper wraps around an end of the support unit and extends to a second surface of the support unit. The elastic unit connects a free end of the e-paper to the support unit at the second surface.09-08-2011
20080198095Image display device and electronic apparatus - An image display device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixel display portions arranged in a longitudinal direction and a lateral direction thereof, a plurality of slits arranged on the display panel so as to correspond to spaces between the pixel display portions adjacent to each other, an image input unit acquiring a first input image and a second input image, and a display control portion displaying the first input image and the second input image by alternately imparting input pixel data of the first input image and input pixel data of the second input image to the plurality of pixel display portions in the longitudinal direction and the lateral direction, in which the display control portion prepares display pixel data corresponding to specific input pixel data on the basis of the specific input pixel data of each of the first input image and second input image and at least one neighboring input pixel data adjacent to the specific input pixel data in the longitudinal direction or the lateral direction in the corresponding input image using a predetermined synthesis coefficient.08-21-2008
20130147684SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY ADJUSTING ELECTRONIC DISPLAY SETTINGS - Described are systems and methods for automatically adjusting a set of display settings. At least one image sample is displayed at a first display according to display settings of the first display. Electromagnetic radiation generated from the first display is collected. The electromagnetic radiation includes first image data related to the at least one image sample at the first display. An image sample is displayed at a second display according to display settings of the second display. Electromagnetic radiation generated from the second display is collected. The electromagnetic radiation includes second image data related to the image sample at the second display. A margin of error is determined between the first image data and the second image data. The display settings of the second display are adjusted to reduce the margin of error.06-13-2013
20100289722Portable Information Processing Apparatus - In order to reduce power consumption and to display an image in an easily visible manner, a mobile phone includes a first process execution portion 11-18-2010
20120274540PORTABLE TERMINAL APPARATUS - A portable terminal apparatus is provided, which includes a first cabinet having a first display surface, a second cabinet having a second display surface, a support mechanism which supports the first and second cabinets to be switchable between first and second arrangement states which are different in a relative position between the first and second display surfaces, and a control unit which controls a display mode of the first and second display surfaces according to the switching between the first and second arrangement states.11-01-2012
20120274539DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - It was necessary to prepare display data for the portrait and landscape display modes respectively, since the arrangement of the objects differs between the portrait and landscape display modes.11-01-2012
20130154903COLOR CORRECTING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COLOR MATCH BETWEEN STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICES - The present disclosure relates to a color correcting method of a display device. A color correcting apparatus includes an input unit configured to receive an input image; an output unit configured to connect the color correcting apparatus with a reference sterosopic display device and a target stereoscopic display device; a user input unit configured to receive feedback data based on the difference in colors of the reference stereoscopic display device and the target stereoscopic display device; and a processor configured to convert colors of the input image using color profiles of the reference stereoscopic display device and the target stereoscopic display device and correct the colors of the target stereoscopic display device based on the feedback data to be consistent with the colors of the reference stereoscopic display device.06-20-2013
20110298689Device for Sharing Photographs in Social Settings - A device for sharing photographs in social settings is described. In an example, the device comprises a display surface which extends around a vertical axis of the device such that it provides a cumulative viewing angle of greater than 180°. This enables viewers located all around the device to see images displayed. The display surface may be a continuous display or may be formed from multiple discrete displays. The images displayed comprise sets of related images which may, for example, be accessed from an online image store (such as a social networking site) or other storage device. In an example, sets of images may be displayed in the form of filmstrips, with each filmstrip comprising a set of related images associated with a different user. Where the device includes a user interaction element, detection of a user interaction changes the images that are displayed.12-08-2011
20110309999MULTI-PROJECTOR SYSTEM AND METHOD - A method for automatic delivery of consistent imagery in a multi-projector system includes the steps of dividing the projectors into a plurality of sub-groups of projectors, each projector oriented to project a sub-frame to a sub-group display location, and adjusting the output of each projector in each sub-group to provide selected target display characteristics across all sub-groups.12-22-2011
20120001828SELECTING DISPLAYS FOR DISPLAYING CONTENT - A method is disclosed for selecting displays for displaying content, including providing content to show in a particular environment containing a set of displays; providing to a processor an associated location of each display in the environment; and providing a model of human motion in the environment. The method further includes using the processor to select a subset of displays for showing the content based on the locations of the displays and the model of human motion; and showing the content on the selected subset of displays.01-05-2012
20120019433IMAGE TRANSMISSION APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR, AND IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - An image of an area smaller than the number of horizontal pixels and the number of vertical pixels of an external image display apparatus is extracted from a display area if the number of horizontal pixels of a part of a display area designated by a designation unit is greater than the number of horizontal pixels of the external image display apparatus acquired by an acquisition unit and/or if the number of vertical pixels of the part of the display area designated by the designation unit is greater than the number of vertical pixels of the external image display apparatus acquired by the acquisition unit.01-26-2012
20130201077NAVIGATION SYSTEM WITH DISPLAY CONTROL MECHANISM AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF - A method of operation of a navigation system includes: determining a frame of a map based on a current travel-direction for tracking a movement of a first device; generating a directional-tile from the frame based on the current travel-direction; and transferring the directional-tile for displaying a navigation map on a second device using the directional-tile from the first device.08-08-2013
20130201078RSID PROXIMITY PERIPHER INTERCONNECTION - A multi-display device can interface with two or more different types of docking stations. The device can determine the type of dock and change the pin outs for a connector to interface with that dock. Once docked, the device can determine a charge status for the device and the dock to present the status to the user. Further, the dock can enter one of several modes, including a call receipt mode and an entertainment mode. The modes allow for expanded functionality for the device while docked. Two particular docks, the laptop dock and the smart dock, provide special functionality with the device.08-08-2013

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