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20110175796METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISPLAYING A PANORAMIC VIEW TO AN OPERATOR - A method for displaying to an operator a rectangular image having a wide field of view of a scene, includes forming a virtual cylinder from the rectangular image, as if it was first printed on a transparent sheet such that it is visible from both sides of the sheet, and then rolled to form the cylinder. A perspective view of the cylinder is provided, vertically dividing the cylinder into two halves. One of the cylinder halves is vertically shifted until there is no overlap between the two halves. The ellipse which is formed between the two halves following the shifting step is defined as an orientation plane.07-21-2011
20130027279COLOR DISPLAY SYSTEM - A high-visibility display system includes two or more sign sections with each sign section being supplied with display data by a single computer transmitting the display data concurrently.01-31-2013
20120162048PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to an aspect, a portable electronic apparatus includes a housing, a first display unit, a first operating unit, a second display unit, a second operating unit, and a control unit. The housing is configured to change between a first form and a second form. The first display unit and the first operating unit are exposed to the outside in the first form, and the second display unit and second operating unit are exposed to the outside in the second form. the second display unit is configured to display information in a system different from the first display unit. The control unit is configured such that first information displayed on the first display unit is updated based on an operation received by the first operating unit, and second information displayed on the second display unit is updated based on an operation received by the second operating unit.06-28-2012
20080258996Image display system and image display method - A viewing angle can be broadened without causing degradation in resolution of a three-dimensional image by a retinal scanning display. An image display system includes a projector which displays an image in a first region by projecting an image onto a screen, and a retinal scanning display which displays an image in a second region provided in the first region by projecting the image onto a pupil of a user. A position for displaying a three-dimensional content out of the image to be displayed in the first region is determined. The three-dimensional content is displayed on the retinal scanning display when the position falls within the second region, while the three-dimensional content is displayed on the projector when the position falls outside the second region.10-23-2008
20130076594UNIFIED DESKTOP LAPTOP DOCK SOFTWARE OPERATION - Methods and devices for selectively presenting a user interface or “desktop” across two devices are provided. More particularly, a unified desktop is presented across a device and a computer system that comprise a unified system. The unified desktop acts as a single user interface that presents data and receives user interaction in a seamless environment that emulates a personal computing environment. To function within the personal computing environment, the unified desktop includes a process for docking and undocking the device with the computer system. The unified desktop presents desktops or windows based on a set of pre-determined rules.03-28-2013
20090121969Multi-display system for displaying identical information on multiple display screens situated in different viewing planes for monitoring or demonstrating the activity of the input device's operator - A multi-display screen device including a plurality of display screens with each display screen situated in alternative directions and each display screen displaying identical images. This device can be used with any input device. The preferred embodiment is a two panel display device in which the screen of each panel faces opposite directions. The described system would allow teachers, parents, and employers to inexpensively monitor computer use. The described system can also be used as a teaching and/or demonstration device to allow a person sitting at a different angle from the computer operator to view material on the operator's display screen.05-14-2009
20100117928MULTI-DISPLAY APPARATUS - A multi-display apparatus includes; a first display panel including a first display device, and a second display panel including a second display device, wherein pixels of the first display panel are vertically aligned with pixels of the second display panel in an area where the first display panel and the second display panel overlap.05-13-2010
20130076598COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE STATE TRANSITIONS - Methods and devices for configuring and displaying individual display screens of a multi-display device relative to the device state and/or user orientation of the device. More particularly, the device is equipped with one or more sensors that facilitate the detectability of the relationship of the primary screen to the secondary screen, and the general orientation of the device. The method includes correlating or controlling device state to management of windows, and correlating or controlling transitional states between open and closed states to device behavior and/or window operations. The method and device may present, for example, a closed state with both windows viewable, an open state with both windows viewable or a semi-open state with one or more of the windows viewable.03-28-2013
20130076591DETAIL ON TRIGGERS: TRANSITIONAL STATES - A multi-display device is adapted to turn on and off certain device functionality based on one or more of device state and triggers. These triggers include a transition trigger, an open trigger and a closed trigger. Furthermore, and based on one or more of these triggers and device state, the device can provide feedback to a user, such as visual feedback, audio feedback and vibration feedback to assist a user with determining when the device is changing state. The operation of the primary screen, secondary screen, system and feedback options are also described relative to the beginning and endpoint of the device transition. Furthermore, the trigger corresponding to a transitional trigger where primary and secondary screens have a certain angle orientation and the trigger corresponding to a trigger point where the primary and secondary screens have a second angle orientation relative to one another are described.03-28-2013
20130076593UNIFIED DESKTOP DOCKING BEHAVIOR FOR WINDOW STICKINESS - Methods and devices for selectively presenting a user interface or “desktop” across two devices are provided. More particularly, a unified desktop is presented across a device and a computer system that comprise a unified system. The unified desktop acts as a single user interface that presents data and receives user interaction in a seamless environment that emulates a personal computing environment. To function within the personal computing environment, the unified desktop includes a process for docking and undocking the device with the computer system. The unified desktop presents desktops or windows based on a set of pre-determined rules.03-28-2013
20130076592UNIFIED DESKTOP DOCKING BEHAVIOR FOR VISIBLE-TO-VISIBLE EXTENSION - Methods and devices for selectively presenting a user interface or “desktop” across two devices are provided. More particularly, a unified desktop is presented across a device and a computer system that comprise a unified system. The unified desktop acts as a single user interface that presents data and receives user interaction in a seamless environment that emulates a personal computing environment. To function within the personal computing environment, the unified desktop includes a process for docking and undocking the device with the computer system. The unified desktop presents desktops or windows based on a set of pre-determined rules.03-28-2013
20130076597SENSING THE SCREEN POSITIONS IN A DUAL SCREEN PHONE - A handheld communication device includes first and second screens, a hinge to rotate the first and second screens between open and closed positions, and a position sensor to determine the relative position of the first and second screens. The position sensor can be a Hall-Effect sensor.03-28-2013
20130076595SMARTPAD - DESKTOP - A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the multi-display device is dockable with a smartpad. The exemplary smartpad can include a screen, a touch sensitive display, a configurable area, a gesture capture region(s) and a camera. The smartpad can also include a port adapted to receive the device. The exemplary smartpad is able to cooperate with the device such that information displayable on the device is also displayable on the smartpad. Furthermore, any one or more of the functions on the device are extendable to the smartpad, with the smartpad capable of acting as an input/output interface or extension of the smartpad. Therefore, for example, information from one or more of the displays on the multi-screen device is displayable on the smartpad.03-28-2013
20130082901DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY SYSTEM, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD FOR SAME, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, PROGRAM, COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM, AND LIGHT GUIDE ELEMENT - An interface (04-04-2013
20130082902MOBILE TERMINAL AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - A mobile terminal is provided as a solution to a problem in which ease use is low. Display part 04-04-2013
20130076596SMARTPAD - SUSPENDED APP MANAGEMENT - A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the multi-display device is dockable with a smartpad. The exemplary smartpad can include a screen, a touch sensitive display, a configurable area, a gesture capture region(s) and a camera. The smartpad can also include a port adapted to receive the device. The exemplary smartpad is able to cooperate with the device such that information displayable on the device is also displayable on the smartpad. Furthermore, any one or more of the functions on the device are extendable to the smartpad, with the smartpad capable of acting as an input/output interface or extension of the smartpad. Therefore, for example, information from one or more of the displays on the multi-screen device is displayable on the smartpad.03-28-2013
20130033415DISPLAY SYSTEM USING AT LEAST TWO SIMILAR DISPLAY DEVICES AND METHOD THEREOF - A display system includes a primary display device and a secondary display device. The display system further comprises a first detecting unit, a storage unit, and a processor. The first detecting unit is configured for detecting if the secondary display device is adjacent to the primary display device. The first detecting unit generates a detecting signal in the condition that the secondary display device is detected to be adjacent to the primary display device. The storage unit configured for storing a picture. The processor receives the detecting signal, divides the picture into a primary part and a secondary part according to the detecting signal. The processor controls the primary display device to display the primary part of the picture and controls the secondary display device to display the secondary part of the picture. A method of dividing and displaying a picture using the display system is also provided.02-07-2013
20130038509METHOD FOR COORDINATING TABLET COMPUTER WITH AT LEAST ONE OTHER TABLET COMPUTER TO PLAY AUDIO/VIDEO FILE AND PLAYING SYSTEM USING THE SAME - A method for coordinating a tablet computer with at least one other tablet computer to play an audio/video file and a playing system using the same are proposed. The method includes: establishing a wireless connection between a tablet computer acting as a master computer and at least one other tablet computer acting as a slave computer; the master computer generating an arrangement signal at least according to an arrangement of positions of the tablet computers; the master computer generating at least two divisional signals according to the arrangement signal and an audio/video file, each corresponding to a portion of video frame in the audio/video file; the master computer transmitting the divisional signals to the slave computer to enable the master computer and the slave computer to respectively display the portion of video frame corresponding to the divisional signals; and the master computer transmitting a synchronizing signal to the slave computer.02-14-2013
20090046033Digital Collage Display System - The present invention describes methods and apparatus to efficiently and effectively provide for the convenient and simultaneous display of multiple digital images. An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a digital collage display system having a housing. A first electronic display device is provided in communication with the housing, and a second electronic display device is provided in communication with the housing. Further, the digital collage display system includes a memory device in communication with the first electronic display device and the second electronic display device. The first electronic display device and the second electronic display device are enabled to display a plurality of digital images stored on the memory device.02-19-2009
20120182203DISPLAY SYSTEM AND CONTROL METHOD - According to an aspect, a display system includes a first display unit, a second display unit, an operating unit, and a control unit. The second display unit is provided with a first icon arranged thereon. The operating unit detects an operation. When an operation of moving the first icon to a first area on the second display unit is detected by the operating unit, the control unit displays a first image associated with the first icon on the first display unit and in a second area on the second display unit.07-19-2012
20100328193IMAGE DISPLAY ELEMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An image display element includes: a front panel; a back panel opposite thereto; a plurality of pixels arranged between both the panels; and plural electrodes for controlling the pixels. The panels are bonded with the pixels and the electrodes interposed therebetween, and the electrodes are connected to a driving circuit via metal film wires. The back panel is divided so as to expose electrode terminals, and a groove part V-shaped in cross section is formed at the divided portion. The metal film wires are formed on the top surface of the back panel, and the electrode terminals and the metal film wires are connected by a conductive paste coated along the tilt surfaces forming the groove part. Partitions are disposed between the adjacent electrode terminals at the bottom of the groove part.12-30-2010
20100328191MULTIPLE-DISPLAY DEVICE - A multiple-display device comprises a front and a rear display. The front display includes a front image area facing a front direction. The rear display is mounted opposite the front display and includes a rear image area facing a rear direction, opposite the front direction. A display controller is provided for controlling the front and rear image areas to render images thereon, including a transfer port image on the front image area. A touch-sensitive panel is mounted on the front display in registration with the front image area. A panel controller is operable to detect a rendered element on the front image area being dragged by a user to the transfer port image and in response thereto to inform the display controller, so that the display controller can instantiate the rendered element on the rear image area.12-30-2010
20130050062APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING HAPTIC-BASED NETWORKED VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT WHICH SUPPORTS HIGH-RESOLUTION TILED DISPLAY - An apparatus and method of implementing haptic-based networked virtual environments supporting high-resolution tiled displays. A haptic rendering process of detecting collision between a user of a haptic-device over a virtual environment and each of at least one virtual object and providing a physical force corresponding to a detection result to the haptic-device is performed, and a graphic rendering process of converting each virtual object represented as 3-D data into an object stream represented as 2-D data such that each virtual object is displayed as a 2-D image, and assigning a priority and a frame rate to each converted object stream according to a preset assignment criterion is performed. A plurality of displays provide a display image, including object streams of the virtual objects and background pixels, so that a virtual environment allowing the user of the haptic-device to visually and tactilely immerse thereto is effectively realized by utilizing limited resources.02-28-2013
20130050061DISPLAY DEVICE - According to an aspect, a display device includes a first display unit, a second display unit, a first detecting unit, a second detecting unit, and a control unit. The first display unit three-dimensionally displays a first display object in a first space. The second display unit three-dimensionally displays a second display object associated with the first display object in a second space. The first detecting unit detects a move of a first object in the first space. The second detecting unit detects a move of a second object in the second space. The control unit changes the first display object and the second display object according to a first move of the first object in the first space.02-28-2013
20130088411DEVICE WAKEUP ORIENTATION - Methods and devices for selectively presenting a user interface after waking from a stand-by mode. More particularly, the method includes a device entering a stand-by mode while in a first orientation or state. While in the stand-by mode, the device changes orientation or state. The device can determine the new orientation or state upon waking and provide the appropriate display for the new orientation or state.04-11-2013
20090109124IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND SYSTEM - An image processing method and system are provided. The system includes a master communication terminal for assigning a master displaying region and one or more slave displaying regions of an image when displaying the image, for splitting the image into the master displaying region and the slave displaying regions, and for displaying the master displaying region, and at least one slave communication terminal for displaying any one of the slave displaying regions when the master communication terminal displays the master displaying region. A plurality of communication terminals can display an image with an enlarged size greater than the image displayed by a single communication terminal.04-30-2009
20120218170Method and Apparatus for a Wide Field of View Display - A method and apparatus for a uniform resolution display screen. In one embodiment, the uniform resolution display screen comprises a surface of the uniform resolution display screen having a curvature configured to display images with a uniform resolution across the display screen. The curvature is based on a projection distance from a projector to the uniform resolution display screen and a viewing distance from an eyepoint of an observer to the uniform resolution display screen. The geometry of the display screen is configured to display images associated with a high definition imaging format.08-30-2012
20130057454User Configurable Apparatus - An apparatus including a central part, comprising a front face including a central display, a first side and a second side; peripheral parts including a first peripheral part, including a front face including a first display, and connected at the first side of the central part for rotation and a second peripheral part, including a front face including a second display, and connected at the second side of the central part for rotation; and a controller configured to control the displays and configured to initiate a first command in response to an actuation of a peripheral part and configured to initiate a second command in response to an actuation of a peripheral part03-07-2013
20090267868DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display screen including (i) a normal display area for normal display, and (ii) a DV display area for a DV display area. Pixel columns corresponding to the DV display area are provided in a fixed order in accordance with directions in which images are respectively displayed. Further, a barrier section is provided only for the DV display area so as to shield light, coming from the pixel columns corresponding to the DV display area, such that the images cannot be observed in a direction other than the display directions of the pixel columns. This makes it possible to provide a display device including a display screen provided with (i) a display area suitable for the normal display, and (ii) a display area allowing for the DV display.10-29-2009
20110012812Multi View Display - A multi-view display apparatus that can display the designated partially area as arbitrary objects and background area for each display view by area setting function and display mode selection function in high freedom. The multi-view display apparatus has a display whose display area is divided into a plurality of divided display areas, the divided display areas being visible from respective different view point and each divided display area having at least one partial display area; data generator to generate coordinate data for designating the divided display areas and to generate display mode data to designate display mode in the divided display areas and in the partial display areas; and an allocator to synthesize a plurality of input image data to obtain an synthesized image by allocating the plurality of input image data in views of the divided display area and of the partial display areas in the divided display areas.01-20-2011
20120223872MULTIPLE 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 user sits centered between the two monitors. In single screen mode, the additional display enclosure(s) 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(s) may be extended and retracted from the primary enclosure by the use of slider arms. The secondary enclosure(s) may also be hinged to the primary enclosure, utilize pegs, ride on its own guiderail, or detach from the primary enclosure or the apparatus. In one embodiment, the monitors may be rotated from landscape to portrait view.09-06-2012
20110063193METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY MONITORS PROVIDED ON AN ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is an electronic apparatus that can use not only an LCD monitor provided as a standard component, but also a DVI monitor. The apparatus incorporates a BIOS. The BIOS acquires display parameters from the DVI monitor if the DVI monitor is connected to the apparatus and causes the DVI monitor to function as display device of the apparatus.03-17-2011
20090009424METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING BROADCAST DATA USING PICTURE-IN-PICTURE - A method and apparatus for displaying broadcast data using picture-in-picture are disclosed. According to an exemplary embodiment of the invention, the inset window (secondary screen), that is displaying a second broadcast, is prevented from overlapping with an object selected from the first broadcast, that is displayed on the primary screen, when the object moves to a location of the first screen that is overlapped by the second screen. The method includes selecting at least one object from the first broadcast displayed on the first screen and displaying, when the selected object moves to a location of the second screen that overlaps the first screen, the selected object at the location of the second screen.01-08-2009
20130162504DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes display units arranged with a predetermined space therebetween, each being capable of independently displaying an image, protection plates each being disposed at a front of each of the display units with a back surface thereof facing a display surface of each of the display units, a connecting sheet having flexibility and being stuck to the back surface of each of the protection plates to connect the protection plates to each other, and translucent adhesive layers each being disposed so as to cover the display surface of each of the display units. The protection plates connected by the connecting sheet are bonded to the display units by the translucent adhesive layers with the connecting sheet interposed therebetween or directly, so that the display units are connected to each other.06-27-2013
20120112985MEASURING INSTRUMENT AND MEASURING METHOD FEATURING DYNAMIC CHANNEL ALLOCATION - A measuring device including a control device, at least two ports, at least two measurement channels and at least two display devices. The control device assigns ports to the measurement channels and connects the measurement channels to these ports internally, at least logically. In this context, one display device is assigned to every port. The display devices allocated to the ports display information, which relates to the present assignment and/or utilisation of the respective ports.05-10-2012
20130162503DUAL DISPLAY STRUCTURE - A dual display structure including a light source, a light guide plate, a first display module and a second display module is provided. The light guide plate includes a light incident surface, a first light exiting surface and a second light exiting surface. The first and second display modules are respectively disposed at one side of the first and second exiting surfaces in parallel and back to each other. Light emitted from the light source enters the light guide plate through the light incident surface and emits to the first display module and the second display module through the first light exiting surface and the second light exiting surface.06-27-2013
20110279352THERMAL ACTUATOR FOR CONFIGURABLE IMAGING SYSTEMS - For use in an imaging system having a plurality of adjacent display units, the improvement comprising a thermal actuator in at least one of the display units for moving a screen thereof away from a chassis thereof when the said display unit exceeds a predetermined temperature, so as to prevent mechanical interference between the adjacent display units.11-17-2011
20100007577N-MODULATION DISPLAYS AND RELATED METHODS - A display has a light source, a spatial light modulator and an intermediate spatial light modulator. The display may be a front projection display or a rear-projection display. The spatial light modulator is illuminated with light from a light source. The intermediate spatial light modulator is located in a light path between the light source and the spatial light modulator. The light source may comprise an array of controllable light-emitters. The display may provide a high dynamic range.01-14-2010
20090309808Providing a coherent user interface across multiple output devices - Exemplary embodiments of methods and apparatuses to provide a coherent user interface across output devices having various characteristics are described. Rendering into a first window back buffer is performed to output a window on a first output device having first characteristics, and rendering into a second window back buffer is performed to display the window on a second output device having second characteristics. Pixel values of the window outputted on the first output device are stored in the first window back buffer, and the pixel values of the window outputted on the second output device are stored in the second window back buffer. The size of the first window back buffer is associated with the first characteristics of the first output device, and the size of the second window back buffer is associated with the second characteristics of the second output device.12-17-2009
20090309809Automatic Method of Display Configuration-Reconfiguration for a Set of Viewing Devices - The field of the invention is that of systems comprising command or control facilities possessing a considerable set of viewing devices having to display a large number of parameters according to precise configurations such as, for example, the instrument panels of modern aircraft comprising several “displays”. The subject of the invention is a method of configuring or reconfiguring a plurality of displays on a set of viewing devices, configuration or reconfiguration being induced by an event, certain viewing devices being able to display several different formats simultaneously. Each elementary configuration is obtained essentially by means of a reconfiguration logic language and of an interpretation algorithm, the said logic language comprising essentially a reconfiguration domain, properties, transition rules and preferences and the said interpretation algorithm making it possible to transform each transition rule into a list of elementary reconfigurations.12-17-2009
20110298691Flexible Display Security CAPTCHA Bends - An approach is provided that receives a request to perform an action by an information handling system that includes a processor. In response to the request, a captcha request that corresponds to a captcha is transmitted to a foldable display screen. A response is received from the foldable display screen with the response including one or more bends of the foldable display screen. The received one or more bends are compared to one or more expected bends included in the captcha. The requested action is performed in response to the comparison revealing that the received one or more bends match the one or more expected bends. On the other hand, performance of the requested action is inhibited in response to the comparison revealing that at least one of the received one or more bends fails to match at least one of the one or more expected bends.12-08-2011
20110285607PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE - A method of using two display panels as a single screen is provided. More particularly, a structure for minimizing the size of a joint between two display panels and an algorithm for coping with a situation where a text line or a text image is located at the joint are provided. A portable display device has at least two panel housings and first and second display panels mounted on the panel housings, respectively, in which the display panels are joined to each other to form a single screen when the panel housings are unfolded. When a text line or a text image is located at the joint between the first and second display panels, a screen is shifted so that the joint is located in a space between the text lines.11-24-2011
20120105308SPHERICAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A spherical display device includes a frame, a plurality of first display units and a plurality of second display units fixed on the frame. The first display panel units and the second display panel units being joined together and electrically connected to each other to cooperatively form a spherical structure with a spherical display surface. When the first display units and the second display units work together to corporately display an object, viewers can view the object in view angle of 360 degree.05-03-2012
20090273540System and Method for Providing Uniform Brightness in Seam Portions of Tiled Images - The present invention provides method for producing a substantially seamless video image on a display surface. The method comprises the steps of separately projecting at least a first and a second video image onto a display surface such that a seam is defined by overlapping portions of said first and second video images. Inside the seam, the brightness of video image is adjusted by adjusting pixels of said overlapping portions in accordance with a modulus determined by the number of overlapping portions defining the seam.11-05-2009
20100177019DISPLAY APPARATUS, SCANNER, DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND DISPLAY METHOD USING THE SAME - A display apparatus, a scanner, a display system, and a display method using the same are provided. The display apparatus includes a first display, a second display, a hinge unit, and a control unit which displays a scanned image on at least one of the first display and the second display. Therefore, a user can view images scanned by the scanner with greater ease and greater convenience. In addition, the scanner can be mounted in the display apparatus with maximized efficiency of space.07-15-2010
20120026070PROJECTION DISPLAY APPARATUS - A projection display apparatus displays an image on a projection surface in cooperation with a second projection display apparatus. The projection display apparatus includes: a detection unit that detects the position of the second projection display apparatus; and a switching unit that performs switching between a stack display mode and a tile display mode on the basis of the position of the second projection display apparatus. In the stack display mode, an image projected by the projection display apparatus and an image projected by the second projection display apparatus are displayed on a projection surface in a stacked manner. In the tile display mode, an image projected by the projection display apparatus and an image projected by the second projection display apparatus are displayed on a projection surface in a side-by-side manner.02-02-2012
20090146910Modular lighting and video apparatus - Modular flexible panels for mounting lighting strands. In certain embodiments, each individual panel is an integral unit comprised of cables and node holders that combine to create a flexible, scalable and modular lighting surface. One or more of the panel edges can connect to an edge of another panel (either directly or indirectly) to tile multiple panels together to form a modular multi-panel assembly. Each panel provides a surface to which strands of LEDs can be mounted, such as in a uniform pattern. The panel design allows for easy replacement and serviceability of individual lighting strands, and ensures that all of the LEDs face in the same direction. The resulting robust and flexible system can provide full-motion video, graphics and messaging in a transparent single or multi-panel design.06-11-2009
20080309582RECEIVING ASSEMBLY WITH FUNCTION OF DISPLAYING DATA ABOUT OBJECTS THEREIN - A receiving assembly with a function of displaying data about objects therein, comprises: a container having at least one receiving unit; at least one sensor unit being installed in the receiving unit for sensing data about objects in the receiving unit and transferring the data; a display unit for receiving data from the at least one sensor unit and displaying the data on a screen of the display unit; the display unit being installed at an exterior of the container; and an operating unit for adjusting display ways of the display unit; and by the display unit to display data from the sensor unit; the object in the receiving unit can be known. The operating unit serves to divide the screen of the display unit into one frame or a plurality of sub-frames.12-18-2008
20090160733INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a cabinet, a first display section connected to the cabinet, a first display control section, integrated in the cabinet, which executes display control of the first display section, a second display control section, integrated in the cabinet, which executes display control of a second display section which can be connected to the cabinet, an identifying section which identifies connection of the second display section, and an output section which, when it is judged by the identifying section that the second display section is connected to the cabinet, stops the output of signals from the first display control section, and outputs signals to the second display from the second display control section.06-25-2009
20110260949MULTI DISPLAY DEVICE - A multi display device is disclosed. The multi display device includes a first display panel, a first frame positioned on a back surface of the first display panel, a first electromagnetic shielding layer including a first portion positioned on a front surface of the first display panel and a second portion positioned on the side of the first display panel, a second display panel positioned adjacent to the first display panel, a second frame positioned on a back surface of the second display panel, and a second electromagnetic shielding layer including a first portion positioned on a front surface of the second display panel and a second portion positioned on a side surface of the second display panel.10-27-2011
20090201224READERBOARD SYSTEM - A graphic panel system for providing a message spanning all or substantially all of a readerboard is provided. According to embodiments of the present invention, panel elements may be combined to form larger graphic images and textual messages. The individual panel elements may be single track height, even though they contain graphics or images that, when the panels are attached to a readerboard, extend for more than one row of the readerboard. Graphic panels having first color images are also provided.08-13-2009
20090153436MULTIFUNCTIONAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A multifunctional display apparatus including a plurality of unit display modules is provided. The multifunctional display apparatus includes two or more unit display modules, one or more electrical connection units, and one or more sensing units. The unit display modules each include a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). The electrical connection units electrically connect the unit display modules in such a way that the unit display modules are movable and are not separated from each other. The sensing units are installed at each of the unit display modules to sense the other neighboring unit display module, so that the corresponding functions are executed according to various transforms of the unit display modules.06-18-2009
20090153435Presentation System - A presentation system comprises a personal computer (PC) (06-18-2009
20080266206Modular System for a Display Panel Assembly - A modular system for a display panel assembly includes modular frame members connectable to form a network. Bus bars are connectable to the frame members and are configured to at least partially support the frame members in a row or column of frame members in the network. Modular display units are connectable to the frame members to form a display panel assembly.10-30-2008
20110148742CONFIGURABLE IMAGING SYSTEM - A method for use in an imaging system having an image source and a plurality of microtile units for generating respective portions of the image is provided, each microtile unit including a self-contained screen and a rear projector for projecting the image on the screen, the method for at least one of self-aligning, colour matching and brightness matching the image portions across successive adjacent microtile units. The screen is over-scanned so that a portion of an edge of each image spills over onto a side wall of the microtile unit adjacent a further one of microtile units. Light from the image is permitted to spill through the side wall into the further microtile unit. The light is detected within the further microtile unit. The image is adjusted in response to detection of the light within the further microtile unit so as to at least one of align, color match and brightness match the image between the plurality of microtile units.06-23-2011
20090309810LARGE SIZE TILED DISPLAY DEVICE - A large size tiled display device includes a plurality of display panels having an image display part including a plurality of pixels. Each pixel includes at least three sub-pixels. A frame has a plurality of panel receiving portions to receive the plurality of display panels. The frame has an outer wall frame and a partition wall frame, each of which has a vertical surface and an inclined surface extending from the vertical surface that tapers the frame. A light guide plate is formed of a cluster of optical fibers. The light guide plate is disposed on the display panels to reproduce an image formed on the image display part of the display panels. Each optical fiber corresponds to one sub-pixel.12-17-2009
20100085274MULTI-PANEL DEVICE WITH CONFIGURABLE INTERFACE - A multi-panel device with a configurable interface is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the device includes a hinge rotatably coupled to a first panel of the device via a first pin and rotatably coupled to a second panel of the device via a second pin. The first pin is engaged within a slot of the first panel to enable a lateral movement of the first panel relative to the second panel such that the first panel has a first range of motion relative to the second panel when the hinge is in an extended configuration and a second range of motion when the hinge is in a retracted configuration. The first range of motion is larger than the second range of motion.04-08-2010
20090207096MULTI PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a multi panel display device comprising, at least two liquid crystal panels connected to each other at positions adjacent to each other and respectively composed of image display portions and non-display portions; and image shift films disposed above each of the liquid crystal panels with being spaced therefrom by a specific distance and connected to each other at positions adjacent to each other respectively have first and second bevels disposed to be symmetrical to each other, wherein the first and second bevels are repeatedly formed to face the display panels.08-20-2009
20100079355MULTI-PANEL DEVICE WITH CONFIGURABLE INTERFACE - A multi-panel device is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the device includes a first hinge coupled to a first panel and coupled to a second panel. The first panel includes a first display surface and the second panel includes a second display surface. The second hinge is coupled to the second panel and coupled to a third panel that includes a third display surface. The device also includes a sensor coupled to the first hinge to detect a relative orientation of the first panel to the second panel. The device includes a processor responsive to the sensor to detect a device configuration. The processor is configured to adjust a user interface displayed at the first display surface, the second display surface, and the third display surface based on the detected device configuration.04-01-2010
20080284675CONFIGURABLE IMAGING SYSTEM - An imaging system, comprising an image source and a plurality of microtile units for generating respective portions of an image, each microtile unit including a plurality of coupling mechanisms for connection to a plurality of other microtile units such that the microtile units may be arranged in multiple geometrical configurations, and each microtile unit including circuitry for communication with the other microtile units to control generation of each respective portion of the image.11-20-2008
20110169716PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND MULTI PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A plasma display panel and a multi plasma display panel are disclosed. The multi plasma display panel includes a plurality of plasma display panels that are positioned adjacent to one another. Each of the plurality of plasma display panels includes a front substrate, a back substrate positioned opposite the front substrate, and a plurality of barrier ribs positioned between the front substrate and the back substrate. The plurality of barrier ribs partition a plurality of discharge cells. A size of a discharge cell in a boundary portion between two plasma display panels of the plurality of plasma display panels is greater than a size of a discharge cell in other portions.07-14-2011
20090289874IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS OF WHICH DISPLAY IS DISPOSED ON BORDER AREA AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD THEREOF - An image display apparatus and an image display method are disclosed. The image display apparatus includes a first display unit which displays a main image, and a second display unit which is disposed on a border of the first display unit and forms at least one side of a bezel. A user can thereby modify the design of the image display apparatus more diversely and easily.11-26-2009
20120092235METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACCESSING DEVICE BASED ON INTUITIVE SELECTION - A method and apparatus of a first device for selecting at least one of a plurality of second devices to be accessed. The method includes transmitting pieces of media data to the corresponding plurality of second devices one-to-one, and determining at least one of the plurality of second devices to be accessed by the first device according to a user's selection on the basis of the pieces of media data being reproduced by both the first device and each of the plurality of second devices.04-19-2012
20110169717MINI MONITOR ON SHARED PERIPHERAL BUS - A system with a main monitor for a host computer and a second, mini monitor for displaying a portion of the display normally intended for the main monitor. In one embodiment, the mini monitor is connected to the computer over a shared, peripheral bus, such as the universal serial bus (USB). The smaller size of the mini monitor and either compression or slower refresh rates allow it to be connected to the USB just like other peripheral devices.07-14-2011
20100117929MULTI-DISPLAY SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROCESSOR, AND IMAGE DATA PROCESSING METHOD IN MULTI-DISPLAY SYSTEM - A multi-display system includes: a plurality of image display devices; and an information processor that outputs image data to the plurality of image display devices, wherein the information processor includes a composite image data generation unit that combines partial image data to generate composite image data having a higher resolution than that of each of the image display devices, and an image data output unit that outputs the composite image data, and each of the image display devices includes an image data input unit that receives the composite image data, a partial image data generation unit that cuts out partial image data corresponding to an partial image to be displayed by the image display device from the composite image data, and an image display unit that displays the partial image based on the partial image data cut out in the partial image data generation unit.05-13-2010
20100103074PORTABLE DUAL DISPLAY READER AND OPERATION SYSTEM THEREOF - The present invention provides a portable dual display reader including a first panel, a second panel, and an embedded system. The second panel attaches to one side of the first panel to be selectively in a folded configuration and an unfolded configuration. The embedded system is coupled to either the first panel or second panel. The embedded system has a microprocessor, a data source, and an operation system. The microprocessor processes or compiles a data string from the data source and displays the data string simultaneously on the first panel and the second panel. The operation system allows a user to enter at least one command to drive the related hardware apparatus of the embedded system, so as to accomplish the operation of the command. The data string further includes a first data string. The operation system cuts the first data string into several data segments and selectively displays the data segments on the first panel and the second panel in a sequential or non-sequential mode.04-29-2010
20100060548MOBILE TERMINAL AND OPERATION METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal and an operating method thereof are provided. The operating method includes providing a transparent flexible display having a first display region at the front of the transparent flexible display and a second display region at the rear of the transparent flexible display; displaying an image in the first display region; determining whether a bend signal indicating that the transparent flexible display is bent is detected; and if the results of the determining indicate that a portion of the second display region has the same display direction as that of the first display region, displaying information regarding the image in the portion of the second display region having the same display direction as that of the first display region. Therefore, it is possible to display various information not only using a display region at the front of a display device but also using a display region at the rear of the display device.03-11-2010
20080238813COMPUTING DEVICE AND DISPLAY FOR COMPUTING DEVICE - A display system for a handheld computing device includes a processing unit having a first communication port, and a visual display unit separable from the processing unit. The visual display unit further includes a visual display, and a second communication port. The display unit can be expanded from an initial or storage state to present a larger visual display size. Further, the first communication port providing communication with the second communication port.10-02-2008
20100201604MULTI-FOLDABLE MOBILE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A multi-foldable mobile display apparatus includes a first display panel, a second display panel, and a third display panel which are successively disposed in an unfolded state of the multi-foldable mobile display apparatus, and a transparent plate disposed on the second display panel. The second display panel is disposed on a same side of both the first display panel and the third display panel, so that opposing edges of the second display panel respectively overlap the first display panel and the third display panel, in a plan view of the multi-foldable mobile display apparatus.08-12-2010
20100201603MULTI-DISPLAY APPARATUS - Provided is a multi-display apparatus formed by connecting a plurality of display panels. The multi-display apparatus includes a first display panel, a second display panel disposed to overlap at least a portion of the first display panel, a transparent plate disposed only on the second display panel, or on both the first display panel and the second display panel, and a transparent window disposed on an area corresponding to the first display panel and the second display panel. The transparent window is foldable when the multi-display apparatus is folded.08-12-2010
20090167634SYSTEMS HAVING DETACHABLE TWIN DISPLAY MONITORS - Systems for displaying a plurality of images. A system includes: a hollow post having 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 and includes a first signal connector. Each monitor frame includes two second signal connectors configured to respectively engage the first signal connector at portrait and landscape orientations thereof relative to the post.07-02-2009
20080284676Controller and Graphics Assemblies in Multi-Screen Display Systems - A multi-monitor display system is described having an arm adapted for supporting a plurality of monitors containing display screens. The system also includes a column for supporting the arm, a monitor controller assembly for electronically controlling images displayed on the screens, and a graphics assembly for sending signals to the monitor controller assembly to produce the images. The system is used in conjunction with a central processor located in a computer housing. The monitor controller assembly is disposed outside of the monitors and/or the graphics assembly is disposed outside the computer housing.11-20-2008
20090079665Power and Video Unit for a Multi-Screen Display System - A power and video unit for use in a multi-screen display system is described herein. The unit includes a splitter that inputs a video signal from a laptop or desktop computer and converts the signal to a plurality of signals suitable for a multi-screen display system. The unit also includes a power assembly to power the multi-screen display system. The unit can be mounted to a column, base or other part of the multi-screen display system, or a stand-alone unit.03-26-2009
20080303747METHODS AND SYSTEMS OF LARGE SCALE VIDEO DISPLAY - In embodiments of the present invention, improved capabilities are described for displaying and managing dynamic, multi-media, video content presentation on an architectural scale. Methods and systems described include associating a video display with an advertising marketplace and leasing rights to a video display. A plurality of physical panel, rod, curtain, blade, and fin video display arrays are described, as are methods and systems for managing and editing video for display and powering a video display that is associated with an architectural feature.12-11-2008
20120293393MOBILE IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - A mobile image display system includes multiple movable panels, each including a video display. Using a position sensor, the system knows when a particular panel reaches a position in which the displayed image is distorted due to overlapping or misalignment of the panels. Then, a central processing unit provides the panels in the region where distortion is present with a modified image to correct for this distortion. Additionally, the panels may include light and/or weight sensors. In response to these sensors, an image in any location the carousel can be revised in response to the presence of an article such as a suitcase.11-22-2012
20090322650ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD - To provide a technology of moving and displaying an object concealed on a first display unit to and on a second display unit. An electronic device including a first display unit and a second display unit displays an object as a graphical user interface on the first display unit, detects that the object gets concealed, determines whether or not the concealed object is coincident with a predetermined condition, and displays the object coincident with the predetermined condition on the second display unit. When a detection unit detects that the object does not get concealed, the display of the object is deleted from on the second display unit.12-31-2009
20080284677Modular Electronic Displays - Modular displays are made up of arrays of modules that include light sources and light modulators. The modules may include control circuits that perform some image processing functions. The modules may illuminate a screen directly or may include optical systems that project light onto a screen.11-20-2008
20080291119PC image distributing facility - A PC image distributing facility according to the present invention includes a transmitter 11-27-2008
20080218432Image display system and method - The disclosure is directed to image display system and apparatus. In one example, a system comprises a plurality of display apparatus each having a display area. The display apparatus are configured to display images based on image information supplied from a processing unit. The processing unit is configured to receive information descriptive of the display area for each of the plurality of display apparatus, manage integrated screen area information for the plurality of display apparatus based at least on the information descriptive of the display area for each of the plurality of display apparatus, and generate image information from the integrated screen area information for each of the plurality of display apparatus regardless of whether each of the display apparatus is operatively connected to the processing unit.09-11-2008
20110006971MULTIPLE DISPLAYS FOR A PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND A METHOD OF USE - A multiple display system having at least two mechanical arrangements such that in one of the at least two arrangements one of the multiple displays is stowed, out of the way mechanically and visually, when only a first display is in use; and one of the other of the at least two arrangements wherein the other of the multiple displays is substantially coplanar and adjacent to the one screen when both screens are in use. The other display in the one of the other of the at least two arrangements also runs the graphical user interface of an application, permitting the multiple display system to offer at least two programs running simultaneously, each with its own visual user-interface operating on its own display.01-13-2011
20090189830Eye Mounted Displays - A display device is mounted on and/or inside the eye. The eye mounted display contains multiple sub-displays, each of which projects light to different retinal positions within a portion of the retina corresponding to the sub-display. The projected light propagates through the pupil but does not fill the entire pupil. In this way, multiple sub-displays can project their light onto the relevant portion of the retina. Moving from the pupil to the cornea, the projection of the pupil onto the cornea will be referred to as the corneal aperture. The projected light propagates through less than the full corneal aperture. The sub-displays use spatial multiplexing at the corneal surface.07-30-2009
20090189829INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS - An information processing apparatus includes: a main unit having a flat boxed shape; a first display device that displays contents; a connecting portion that is configured to detachably attach and fix the main unit to another apparatus; a connection interface that communicates with the another apparatus; and a controller that operates to: determine whether the main unit is fixed to the another apparatus by the connecting portion in a manner covering a second display device that is provided in the another apparatus and that the main unit is positioned in a facing state where the first display device faces a user; control, when determined that the main unit covers the second display device of the another apparatus and that the main unit is positioned in the facing state, the another apparatus through the connection interface; and control the first display device to display given contents.07-30-2009
20130214996UNIFIED DESKTOP DOCKING RULES - Methods and devices for selectively presenting a user interface or “desktop” across two devices are provided. More particularly, a unified desktop is presented across a device and a computer system that comprise a unified system. The unified desktop acts as a single user interface that presents data and receives user interaction in a seamless environment that emulates a personal computing environment. To function within the personal computing environment, the unified desktop includes a process for docking and undocking the device with the computer system. The unified desktop presents desktops or windows based on a set of pre-determined rules.08-22-2013
20090160734PORTABLE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF - A portable electronic apparatus is disclosed. The portable electronic apparatus comprises a shell, a first display module disposed on a first face of the shell, a second display module disposed on a second face of the shell, a detecting module, and a controlling module. The detecting module is used for detecting a first orientation and a second orientation of the portable electronic apparatus to determine an angle. Then, the controlling module compares the angle with a threshold angle and selectively controls the first displaying module to be in a first mode and the second displaying module to be in a second mode.06-25-2009
20090015513Expandable multi-module display apparatus - An expandable multi-module display device cuts block data corresponding to an identification code of the expandable multi-module display device itself, and transmits the data-cut result to a specific flat panel display corresponding to the expandable multi-module display device itself, such that it displays a total image. The expandable multi-module display device includes a multi-panel including a plurality of flat panel displays, several multi-driving boards installed in the flat panel displays, respectively, and a data bus line connected to each of the multi-driving boards. The expandable multi-module display device cuts data corresponding to an identification code of the multi-module display device itself, and provides a specific flat panel display with the cut data corresponding to the multi-driving board itself, and bypasses the remaining data other than the cut data to the multi-driving boards of the remaining flat panel displays other than the specific flat panel display.01-15-2009
20110140992LED display - A LED display includes a plurality of LED units connected together; a plurality of unit controller connected one after another mounted to the plurality of LED units respectively, wherein each unit controller comprises a direction setup element, indicating position relationship with next connected unit controller, wherein the direction setup element is set up during physical connection of the unit controller; and a main controller, connected with each unit controller, determining position of each LED unit in the LED display via the position relationship information set up by the direction setup element.06-16-2011
20110140991MULTI-MONITOR CONFIGURATION SYSTEM - A multi-monitor configuration system may include a plurality of monitors and a sensor carried by each of the plurality of monitors. The system may also include a controller to detect and/or configure the plurality of monitors to display at least one video signal image based upon individual monitor parameters provided by each respective sensor to the controller.06-16-2011
20090096712DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus and a control method thereof are provided. The display apparatus displays first image data, received from a computer through a first interface, and second image data, received from the computer through a second interface, together. Accordingly, a single monitor can display image data from two or more interfaces together when the monitor receives image data from a single computer through the two or more interfaces.04-16-2009
20090231233DIGITAL PHOTO ALBUM - 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.09-17-2009
20090109125IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND SYSTEM - An image processing method is disclosed. The method is applied to a display device including a plurality of series connection sub display devices. A video chip of each of the sub display devices sets a device ID for each of the corresponding sub display devices according to a setting signal. An image frame is retrieved from an image output device and is divided to a plurality of sub image frames according to the device IDs of each of the sub display devices. It is determined whether a switch signal has been detected. If the switch signal has not been detected, the sub image frames are respectively displayed in the sub display devices with a first video mode. If the switch signal has been detected, the sub image frames are respectively displayed in the sub display devices with a second video mode.04-30-2009
20090002263Providing a Composite Display - A composite display across multiple display means. A host computer system hosts an application capable of generating a graphics output and a plurality of rendering servers are provided, each connected to a display means for displaying a portion of the graphics output. A device driver includes means for encoding operating system primitive 2D drawing operations generated by the application on the host computer system into a wire protocol for sending to the rendering servers for execution. The rendering servers each include a graphics rendering device which renders the drawing operations in parallel with the other rendering devices.01-01-2009
20090243962DISPLAY SYSTEM, DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, AND IMAGE PROVISION APPARATUS THEREOF - A display system is provided with a display apparatus including a plurality of display panels arranged in a line, and connected in series, and connectors to connect the display panels in series, an storage unit to store therein a plurality of area image data on a plurality of areas into which the image to be displayed on the display apparatus is divided, a detection unit to detect a number of connections of the display panels on the basis of a connection state of the connectors, a selection unit to select area image data corresponding to the number from the storage unit, and an output unit to output the selected area image data to the display panels.10-01-2009
20090243960Dual Display Module - A dual display module for use in a display apparatus is provided. The dual display module includes a first display module, a first light source, a second display module, a second light source and a printed circuit board electrically connected with the first display module and the second display module. The second light source, which provides light to the second display module, is directly disposed onto the printed circuit board.10-01-2009
20090243961ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device including: first display elements each divided into at least a first region and a second region, for displaying a first image, and second display elements each divided into at least a third region and a fourth region, for displaying a second image, the first and second display elements being arranged such that each third region is disposed between the first region and the second region of the adjacent first display element and each second region is disposed between the third region and the fourth region of the adjacent second display element; a parallax barrier layer provided on a side of the display elements adjacent to a viewer, the parallax barrier having light transmitting regions at positions thereof corresponding to boundaries between adjoining first and third regions as well as between adjoining second and fourth regions; and a spacer layer separating the display elements from the parallax barrier layer.10-01-2009
20110227810PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE WITH SECONDARY PERIPHERAL DISPLAY - A portable communication device includes a primary display and a secondary display where the secondary display surrounds the primary display. The secondary display is translucent allowing at least some light to pass through the display to form a clear, or nearly clear, bezel around the primary display. A dot matrix system or clear LCD generates images on the secondary display and a sensing mechanism, such as a set of capacitor sensors, detects user input. User interaction with objects presented on the secondary display allows the user to manage content in the primary display.09-22-2011
20120105309INFORMATION SHARING SYSTEM, INFORMATION SHARING METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE AND PROGRAM - [PROBLEMS] To share information in one of divided screens of a terminal device with members performing PoC communications.05-03-2012
20100013738IMAGE CAPTURE AND DISPLAY CONFIGURATION - A method for coordinating presentation of multiple perspective content data for a subject scene receives separate display perspective signals, each corresponding to one of a plurality of display segments and processes each of the separate display perspective signals to generate a corresponding content configuration data request. At least one image-content generating device is configured according to the corresponding content configuration data request. Image data content of the subject scene is obtained from the at least one image-content generating device.01-21-2010
20090315808ELECTRONIC BINOCULARS - An electronic binoculars includes: first and second imaging units with a predetermined horizontal distance therebetween disposed in a housing; optical members that guide image light beams to the first and second imaging units; a sensor that detects angular acceleration or acceleration acting on the housing; an image processor that processes image signals produced by the first and second imaging units and corrects the image signals in terms of the change in motion of the housing in accordance with the angular acceleration or acceleration detected by the sensor; and first and second displays with a horizontal distance therebetween disposed in the housing, the first and second displays displaying the image signals processed by the image processor.12-24-2009
20090315809DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device comprising a plurality of plasma tube array-type display sub-modules joined with a high precision is provided. The shapes of the display electrodes on the display electrode support sheets are identical in all of the plasma tube array-type display sub-modules joined. The plurality of plasma tube array-type display sub-modules are joined by a first connector joining the plasma tube array-type display sub-modules to one another, and a second connector connecting the plasma tube array-type display sub-modules to drive circuit substrates.12-24-2009
20090079664PORTABLE TERMINAL - A portable terminal comprises a first body 03-26-2009
20100182218LOUVER DEVICE - A display has a louver shade having at least two louver segments, a display segment mounted on each louver segment, each display segment being a part of a larger display, drive electronics electrically coupled to each display segment to provide image data to display elements in the display segment, and a control circuit to provide the image data to the drive electronics, the control circuit arranged to provide display data when the louver segments are in a closed position. A method of displaying data includes receiving image data at control circuitry, segmenting the image data to produce segmented image data according to display segments, wherein each display segment is mounted to a louver segment, monitoring a signal indicating whether the louver segments are in an open state or a closed state, if the signal indicates that the louver segments are in the closed state, routing the segmented image data to the appropriate display segments on the louver segments, and continuing to provide the segmented display data until the signal indicates that the louver segments are in the open state. A display system has at least one camera to provide image data related to an external environment to a viewing environment, at least one louver shade mounted on the viewing environment, the louver shade having louver segments each louver segment having a display segment, the display segments oriented so as to face the viewing environment when in a closed position, a covering resistant to one or both of radiation and impact mounted on a side of the louver segment opposite the display segment arranged to provide protection from the external environment when the louvers are in a closed position, and control circuitry to provide the image data from the camera to the display segments when the louvers are in the closed position.07-22-2010
20100259463ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH EXTENSIBLE SCREEN - An electronic device includes a first display, a second display, numerous of first and second guide rail members, a movable unit, and a driver unit. The first guide rail members are configured for guiding the first display to move between a first position and a second position, and the second guide rail members are configured for guiding the second display to move between a third position and a fourth position. The driver unit is configured for driving the movable unit to move the second display between the fourth position and a fifth position along a direction perpendicular to the sliding direction of the second display. When the first display is in the second position and the second display is in the fifth position, the first display and the second display are coplanar.10-14-2010
20100001925MULTI DISPLAY SYSTEM AND MULTI DISPLAY METHOD - A multi display system which includes a plurality of display apparatuses in which partial images of an entire image are displayed is provided. The multi display system includes a plurality of display apparatuses which display partial images of an entire image, and an image distribution apparatus which generates the partial images based on a separation distance set between the partial images.01-07-2010
20130214995SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING A USER INTERFACE ACROSS MULTIPLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A system and method are provided for displaying a user interface using multiple electronic devices. The method comprises providing a first user interface framework on a first electronic device having a first display screen; the first user interface framework determining that a second display screen on a second electronic device is available via a connection between the first and second electronic devices; the first user interface framework using application logic from an application on the first mobile device to determine a first user interface portion to be displayed on the first display screen and a second user interface portion to be displayed on the second display screen; and the first user interface framework providing data associated with the second user interface portion to the second electronic device.08-22-2013
20130214997MULTI-SCREEN DISPLAY APPARATUS - A multi-screen display apparatus includes image display apparatuses. A cooling device is thermally connected to semiconductor light sources that are respectively installed in image display apparatuses.08-22-2013
20100177018Electric Device with Multi-Screen - An electric device with multi-screen includes a plurality of display modules and a plurality of flexible printed circuit boards. The display modules are electrically connected to each other by the flexible circuit printed boards. The display modules may display different images simultaneously for providing user different purposes. Furthermore, the electric device with multi-screen not only uses flexible circuit printed boards for connecting the display modules, the flexible display panel may be used in the display modules, so that the portable electric device with multi-screen may be flexible and the applications thereof may be increased.07-15-2010
20100238090SCREEN SEAMING DEVICE SYSTEM AND METHOD - The present invention teaches a method for eliminating the visible gaps between screens in a multi screen video wall. This is done by placing optical bridges over the edges of the individual displays, which direct graphical information from the periphery of the individual displays to fill the gaps between said displays. Preferably, commercially available screens are thus combined to form a seamless video wall.09-23-2010
20100225564IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes plural display elements with display screens on which two-dimensional images are displayed. Optical paths of display light for forming the two-dimensional images are disposed to overlap each other. An image transmission panel is provided on the optical paths for transmitting the display light to display the two-dimensional images in a space on a side opposite to the display screens. An image pickup element is integrated with the display screens of the display element or provided in the vicinity of the display screens for picking up images of objects entering the space through the display panel. The image display device has a position specifying element for specifying positions of the picked-up objects in accordance with results of the images picked up by the image pickup element, and an image control element for controlling the display element to switch the two-dimensional images based on the specified positions.09-09-2010
20100238091INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT - It is decided whether an information processing apparatus is connected to an external device. When the information processing apparatus is connected to the external device, external display data is received from the external device. The external display data is a part of display data that forms a screen to be displayed on a display unit and includes a display element that does not hinder cooperation with the external device. A display control unit forms the screen by using the external display data and causes the display unit to display the screen.09-23-2010
20100253590PRESENTATION MODULE - The present invention relates to a presentation module, especially for use as an electronic selling aid for advertisements, for example in print media, or for insurance policies, the presentation module (10-07-2010
20110057861TILED DISPLAY WITH OVERLAPPING FLEXIBLE SUBSTRATES - A tiled display apparatus includes at least five functionally identical transparent partially-overlapped display tiles arranged in two dimensions, each display tile including pixels arranged in a two-dimensional array, and the display tiles being disposed so that light emitted by pixels located beneath a neighboring display tile at the edge of the pixel array passes through the neighboring display tile.03-10-2011
20100253591DISPLAY DEVICE AND MULTI-DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display device comprises a display panel, an optical film and a convex lens. The display panel comprises a central axis, a display area, and a non-display area, wherein the non-display area is outside the region of the display area. The optical film is disposed near one side of the display panel and the convex lens is disposed near the other side of the display panel. The optical film comprises a microstructure configured to diverge incident light entered into the display panel and to redirect a portion of incident light near the border between the display area and non-display area to the non-display area. The convex lens is configured to converge the output light from the display panel and redirect the output light approximately parallel to the central axis.10-07-2010
20100123646Handheld device with a user interface - A handheld device has a first body part with a first user interface element and a second body part with a second user interface element, and a link mechanism configured to interconnect the first body part and the second body part movably by a user between a first configuration and a second configuration. The first body part and the second body part being stacked in a first order in the first configuration and in a second order opposite to the first order in the second configuration. Each body part has a user interface on its upper surface so that either one can be exposed to a user by changing between the first and second configurations.05-20-2010
20090213035Notebook Computer System with Dual Integrated Displays and Method - A second display is integrated into a notebook computer system. The second display is mounted with the primary display and arranged for movement to various working positions which facilitate use with a second viewer or with programs which spread displays over two displays for clarity or working jointly with two programs such as a graphics program and a word processing program.08-27-2009
20090322649TILED ELECTRONIC DISPLAY - A tiled display comprising: a plurality of display tiles aligned so that they provide the emissive image area; each display tile including: a plurality of light-emitting pixels arranged in groups of pixels; a plurality of sequentially arranged pixel drive circuits and each pixel drive circuit being electrically connected to a particular group of pixels for controlling the light emission of such pixels; one or more signal communication line(s) for providing data for controlling the operation of each pixel drive circuit; and each pixel drive circuit controlling the light emission of its corresponding group of pixels and providing information to the next sequential pixel drive circuit to cause such next sequential pixel drive circuit to respond to its corresponding data to control the operation of its group of light-emitting pixels and repeating this operation until a predetermined number of pixel drive circuits have caused the desired light emission.12-31-2009
20090201223ELECTRONIC BOOK - A compact folding electronic book 08-13-2009
20090073079TILED PASSIVE MATRIX ELECTRO-LUMINESCENT DISPLAY - A tiled, passive-matrix, EL display, including two or more EL tiles, each EL tile including an array of rows and columns of light-emitting elements, each light-emitting element being formed from a light-emitting layer that is sandwiched between an orthogonal array of row and column electrodes wherein each of the two or more EL tiles further include at least one row driver; at least one column driver for operating in conjunction with each of the at least one row drivers to control the flow of electrons between the row and column electrodes to control the emission of light from each of the light-emitting elements, with a first exception that when the boundary between the two tiles is to be illuminated, then the number of rows of simultaneously illuminated rows of light-emitting elements within one tile is less than the predetermined number.03-19-2009
20090073080Seam hider for tiled displays - A tiled display (03-19-2009
20090315807MULTI-DISPLAY OPERATING SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF - This present invention discloses a multi-display operating system and method thereof, which are applied to operate a plurality of screens respectively displayed on a plurality of display apparatuses, and these screens respectively display the interface image of at least one application program. The invention is characterized in that a focused screen is decided from these screens based on the location of a cursor on these screens or a focus switching signal, and then the operating signal inputted from the user will be only transmitted to the application program which is displayed on the focused screen, and only audio signal generated by the application program displayed on the focused screen will be outputted. Besides, the user also can choose two screens to swap. Therefore, the multi-display operating system and its method in accordance with the present invention allow users to operate the application programs displayed on the multiple screens more efficiently.12-24-2009
20110032175DISPLAY APPARATUS AND COMPLEX ENTERTAINMENT APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - A display apparatus and a complex entertainment apparatus including the same. The display apparatus includes a main display unit and a sub display unit. The sub display unit is positioned at the rear of the main display unit. When the main display unit is slid up, the sub display unit moves frontward to constitute a single screen together with the main display unit. The main display unit is pulled to the sub display unit by a lever unit. The complex entertainment apparatus is operated in a picture mode in a state in which the main display unit is slid up and in a playback mode or a game mode in a state in which the main display unit is slid down. The size of the screen is adjusted according to use.02-10-2011
20130135177ELECTRONIC DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND CONTROL PROGRAM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes: a first display configured to display an image; a second display configured to display and has lower power consumption than the first display; an application starting module configured to start an instructed application; and an output module configured to acquire display designation information that is included in the started application and designates a display for displaying the application, and output the started application to one of the first and second displays based on the acquired display designation information.05-30-2013
20100134384MULTI-PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A multi-panel display device and a method of driving the same, which can simplify a driving circuit for driving multiple flat panel display devices, thereby decreasing the fabrication cost and reducing noise., are disclosed. In the multi-panel display device configured of an alignment of multiple flat panel display devices for representing a single image, the multi-panel display device includes at least one image display unit configured of the multiple flat panel display devices aligned in an n×m formation (wherein m and n are integers being equal to or different from one another, and wherein m≦0 and n≦0), and at least one data converter being configured to correspond to each image display unit, dividing externally inputted video data in accordance with offset information inputted by a user, and converting the size of the divided video data, thereby providing the converted divided video data to each flat panel display device.06-03-2010
20100134383Plasma video scoreboard - A Plasma Video Scoreboard is an assembly of multiple plasma video display units to create one or multiple images, larger in surface area than any single plasma video display on the market, and is assembled with the intended capability to simultaneously displays live and pre-recorded video, advertising, player information, sports statistics, time clocks, and score for sports events. A Plasma Video Scoreboard is a melding of plasma video display technology with the conventional structure of a scoreboard.06-03-2010
20080224948 VISUAL INTERFACE CONTROL BASED ON VIEWING DISPLAY AREA CONFIGURATION - An visual interface (09-18-2008
20100302128ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a first body comprising a first display area for displaying a first display image, a first sensor disposed in the first body for detecting a first curvature of the first body, and a control module disposed in the first body and electrically connected to the first sensor. When the first body is curved, the first sensor is used to generate a first sensing signal according to the first curvature, and the control module is used to execute a first function according to the first sensing signal.12-02-2010
20100302129SYSTEM FOR GENERATING AND DISPLAYING IMAGES - A system for generating and displaying images includes: (a) a plurality of active display modules; (b) a global controller; and (c) a global communication facility. Each active display module algorithmically generates and displays images depending on a respective local set of states. Each active display module updates its respective local set of states depending on a global state transition rule broadcasted by the global controller through the global communication facility. In an embodiment, the global controller broadcasts different global state transition rules over time. In another embodiment, the global controller has its own set of control states and determines a global state transition rule by applying a machine learning algorithm to control states of its own set of control states.12-02-2010
20100302130IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - An image display system includes: a plurality of image supply devices each having an image display section, and an image transmission section adapted to generate a supply image and to externally transmit the supply image; and an image display device capable of dividing a common screen area into one or more screen areas, and of displaying the supply image supplied from each of the image supply devices in the one or more screen areas, wherein each of the image supply devices displays a common screen area operating image to operate a display state of the common screen area in the image display section, and supplies a display image of the image display section to the image display device as the supply image, and the image display device changes the display state of the common screen area in accordance with an operation in each of the image supply devices.12-02-2010
20110122050LAPTOP COMPUTER - A laptop computer, which includes a body having a keyboard on an operative upper side thereof, a first display screen hingedly connected to one side of the body, the display screen hingedly displaceable between a stowed condition in which a display area is directed towards the keyboard, and an operative condition in which the display area is at an approximate right angle to the keyboard directed across the keyboard panel, and a second display screen, co-planar with, and back to back, with the first display screen, and displaceable in unison therewith, between a stowed condition in which a display area is directed away from the keyboard, and an operative condition in which the display area is at an approximate right angle to the keyboard directed away from the keyboard.05-26-2011
20090066606DISPLAY APPARATUS AND MULTI DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A display apparatus and a multi display apparatus. The display apparatus includes a display module having an opening through which an image is displayed and a non-display area to form around the opening, and a rear cover directly coupled to a side surface of the display module. The multi display apparatus includes the plurality of display apparatuses which are coupled with each other.03-12-2009
20110109526MULTI-SCREEN IMAGE DISPLAY - Techniques are described for displaying information over multiple display panels. The appearance of multiple points-of-view may be used to display information that would not be displayed because the information corresponds to a gap between the display panels. The appearance of multiple points-of-view may be provided such that information not displayed in one point-of-view is displayed in another point-of-view.05-12-2011
20110241973FOLDING MULTIMEDIA DISPLAY DEVICE - Various configurations of an electronic display, and devices incorporating the display, are provided. The display may have multiple portions connected along one or more axes, lines, points, or other connecting areas. The portions are movable about the connections. In various configurations, the display portions emulate different media and/or communication and computing devices. Two or more of the display devices may be coupled in an array.10-06-2011
20110018785SLIDE-OUT INFORMATION DISPLAY - Slide-out and roll-up information displays and methods supply enlarged viewing areas. A slide-out information display device includes stacked display segments wherein each of the display segments except one is at least partially covered by the others. Separable bezel segments support the display segments, the stacked display segments being uncovered when the bezel segments are separated from a collapsed configuration to an un-collapsed configuration for use by a user. A roll-up display device includes flexible display membranes. Scrolling assemblies in the roll-up display include rotatably mounted scrolling assembly mechanisms for rolling up the flexible display membranes. Some scrolling assemblies are movable and can be extended beyond the housing members. At least one display membrane being covered by at least one other display membrane when the movable scrolling assemblies are not extended, and the covered display membranes being uncovered when the movable scrolling assemblies are extended.01-27-2011
20110115688DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD ACCORDING TO OPERATION MODE OF DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DIGITAL DEVICE USING THE SAME - In a display control method, if an item displayed on a first display apparatus is moved to a second display apparatus, and if the operation mode of the second display apparatus is a mode capable of displaying the item, the item is moved to and displayed on the second display apparatus. Accordingly, the item is moved to the display apparatus and displayed on the display apparatus only when the display apparatus operates in a mode capable of displaying the item. An item is not moved to the display apparatus when that item cannot be shown.05-19-2011
20090033587DISPLAY - Various embodiments and methods relating to driving a stacked arrangement of display panels are disclosed.02-05-2009
20100141552Methods and Systems for Imaging Device and Display Interaction - Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for composite wall display and imaging device interaction.06-10-2010
20100164837ELECTRIC DEVICE AND DISPLAY PANEL THEREOF - An electronic device and a display panel thereof are provided. The electronic device includes a first display panel and a casing. The first display panel has a first displaying part and a second displaying part. The first display panel includes a first bending mechanism which is disposed between the first displaying part and the second displaying part to bend or spread the first display panel. The casing has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The casing includes a rail mechanism which is disposed on the second surface. The second displaying part is slid on the rail mechanism to shift the first display panel relatively to the casing.07-01-2010
20110241974FOLDING MULTIMEDIA DISPLAY DEVICE - Various configurations of an electronic display, and devices incorporating the display, are provided. The display may have multiple portions connected along one or more axes, lines, points, or other connecting areas. The portions are movable about the connections. In various configurations, the display portions emulate different media and/or communication and computing devices. Two or more of the display devices may be coupled in an array.10-06-2011
20090146911PRESENTATION APPARATUS HAVING DUAL DISPLAYS - Disclosed is a dual-display presentation apparatus. The dual-display presentation apparatus comprises an auxiliary member having a first display unit on a side thereof, a main body having a second display unit on a side thereof and having a support member and a depression for receiving the support member on the other side thereof, and a connection member, which is a hinge unit, combining the auxiliary member and the main body, in which locations of the auxiliary member and the main body can be adjusted by swiveling and tilting the connection member. Using the dual-display presentation apparatus, work efficiency and deal-making efficiency can be enhanced.06-11-2009
20110084892MULTI DISPLAY APPARATUS AND HINGE DEVICE THEREFOR - A multi display apparatus is provided. The multi display apparatus includes a first display device and a second display device arranged adjacent to each other, and a hinge device provided to rotate the first display device and the second display device relative to each other, wherein the hinge device includes a first hinge member fixed to the first display device, and a second hinge member fixed to the second display device and connected to the first hinge member such that the second hinge member is movable in a circumferential direction with respect to an interface between adjacent side surfaces of the first display device and the second display device.04-14-2011
20100033402Multiple Image Display Device And Image Display Device - In a multiple image display device that is provided with a plurality of image display devices and that displays a single input image, the image display devices each divide the input image into division images that are individually displayed on the image display devices, and enlarge and display them. In particular, the image display device provided in an edge portion of the multiple image display device enlarges the division image toward a side opposite from the side of the edge portion. In this way, the edge portion of the input image is displayed on the multiple image display.02-11-2010
20090322651DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD FOR THE PRESENTATION OF VISUAL CONTENT - The invention relates to a display device for the presentation of visual content at big events and to a display method for the presentation of such content. The device comprises a plurality of display elements (12-31-2009
20100053027Multiple monitors - A multiple monitor computer system for facilitating user multitasking via a plurality of laptop monitors or PC monitors is disclosed. In one embodiment, a two-head or three-head laptop computer is disclosed wherein the second or third laptop monitor is connected to a swivel on a rise-up component of the laptop keyboard. In another embodiment, the second or third laptop monitor is a sliding monitor that can be stored inside a monitor housing of a laptop. Portable external monitors are also disclosed that add additional display screens to existing laptops and PCs. In another embodiment, a two-head or three-head desktop computer is disclosed wherein the second or third monitor is hinged to the center monitor and can be closed to protect the screens and save desk space. And such features apply to multiple-head desktop computer. Also, a multiple desktop monitor system comprises at least one sliding monitor inside at least one desktop monitor housing, wherein the sliding monitor(s) can be pulled out for display and pushed back into the monitor housing for storage.03-04-2010
20100053028SEAMLESS DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING A PLURALITY OF PANELS - A seamless display apparatus having a plurality of panels connected side by side is disclosed. A backlight module disposed under the panels emits a light and perpendicularly transmits the light onto the panels. The region between two adjacent panels is invisible without any light passing therethrough. A light-pervious hollow tube is disposed above a joint section of the two adjacent panels and a protection glass is provided over the light-pervious hollow tube. In such a way, the invisible region is eliminated from the protection glass by twice refraction occurring at the outer and inner sides of the light-pervious hollow tube.03-04-2010
20090027303DISPLAY APPARATUS WITH RESISTOR MULTIPLEXER - Embodiments 1of an apparatus with first and second display panels and a resistor multiplexer are disclosed.01-29-2009
20110050544IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM INCLUDING A PLURALITY OF ELECTRONIC PAPER DISPLAY DEVICES - An image display system includes a plurality of electronic paper display devices, each displaying an image thereon, a first determining unit that determines positions of the plurality of electronic paper display devices relative to each other, and a control unit that controls each of the electronic paper display devices in accordance with the positions determined by the determining unit such that the plurality of electronic paper display devices together display a single image.03-03-2011
20110050543MOBILE DEVICE WITH MULTIPLE DISPLAY SCREENS - The present invention provides a mobile device with multiple display screens, which incorporates three display screens onto a common laptop with a single display screen; the mobile device at least includes: a first display screen, which is assembled at inner side of an upper cover; and one side adjacent to the second display screen is linked to the base; a second display screen, which is placed on the base; one side is abutted against the first display screen, and the other side abutted against the third display screen; the second display screen can also shift directionally in parallel with the base; and a third display screen, which is placed at inner side of the keyboard; the other side adjacent to the second display screen is linked to the base. The first display screen can be rotatably covered in tune with the second display screen, whilst the third display screen can be rotatably covered in tune with the second display screen. Hence, three display screens can be incorporated onto a mobile device, e.g. laptop, thereby improving its operational flexibility.03-03-2011
20100265160Composite Screens Formed by Tiled Light-Emitting Screens - Techniques and display devices that provide a composite display screen made up by placing multiple smaller constituent screens based on a light-emitting screen technology to minimize the gap between two adjacent constituent screens.10-21-2010
20100097294APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR GENERATING AND DISPLAYING VISUAL CONTENT - A building element apparatus includes a display having physical pixels for displaying visual content; an embedded processing system for generating the visual content according to an image generation algorithm stored in a local or remote memory for execution by a processor of the processing system; and communication ports for communicating with adjacent building elements. The display is divided into display segments. The image generation algorithm, when executed by the processor, generates visual content depending on display segment data associated to display segments. The communication ports communicate display segment data associated to display segments with adjacent building elements. The image generation algorithm generates visual content in a way that takes into account display segment data associated to display segments of adjacent building elements. In one embodiment, the image generation algorithm generates new display segment data associated to a display segment depending mostly on display segment data associated to nearby display segments.04-22-2010
20100090927Ladder Display System - A system and a method for creating a light emitting apparatus are disclosed herein. The light emitting apparatus includes at least one display module having at least one light emitting element, in which the display module is connected between one of a support and a support bar at one end and another of a support and a support bar at the other end. The display module may then be electrically connected to another display module and be configured to emit light using the light emitting element.04-15-2010
20100039350METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR OPERATING HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICES INCLUDING MOVEABLE DISPLAYS AND RELATED DEVICES - In a method of operating a handheld electronic device including a housing having a fixed display on a surface thereof and a moveable display that is configured slide along the surface to variably overlap portions of the fixed display, a signal is received from a position sensor adjacent the surface of the housing. A relative position of the moveable display with respect to the fixed display is determined in response to the signal from the position sensor. An image displayed on the moveable display and/or the fixed display is selectively manipulated according to the determined relative position of the moveable display to the fixed display. Related devices are also discussed.02-18-2010
20090243959DEVICE, SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF PROVIDING AN EXTENDED DISPLAY WITH DESIRED RELATIVE DISPLAY ORIENTATION - Device, system, and method of providing an extended display area with a desired relative display orientation. In some demonstrative embodiments, a mobile device may include a primary display that is extendible onto a remote display; a context sensor to provide an indication of the desired relative display orientation between first and second portions of the extended display area; and a connection module to determine the desired relative display orientation based on the provided indication, to associate the primary and remote displays, and to automatically configure the extended display area with the desired relative display orientation. The indication may be responsive to a manipulation of the mobile device, for example, a tilting or a rotation of the device in a direction generally corresponding to the desired orientation. Other embodiments are described and claimed.10-01-2009
20090096711Display device and driving method thereof - A display device including: a plurality of display panels being adjacent to each other, each display panel having a display region including a plurality of pixels and a non-display region formed in a circumference of the display region. The display device includes a panel driver which drives the plurality of display panels and a controller which converts an image signal inputted from the outside to correspond to the plurality of display regions and the non-display region disposed between the plurality of display regions, extracts an image signal from the converted image signal corresponding to the respective display regions and supplies the extracted image signal to the panel driver to be displayed on the respective display regions.04-16-2009
20090027304Projector alignment in a multiple-projector projection system - Projector alignment in a multiple-projector projection system is checked by determining a location of at least a portion of a boundary of an image field projected by at least one of the projectors and comparing the determined location of the at least the portion of the image field to a system-calibrated reference location of the at least the portion of the boundary of the image field.01-29-2009
20100321276DISPLAY UNIT, METHOD OF DISPLAY AND RECORDING MEDIUM FOR THIS METHOD - This display unit comprises screens (12-23-2010
20100321275MULTIPLE DISPLAY COMPUTING DEVICE WITH POSITION-BASED OPERATING MODES - Described is a multiple display computing device, including technology for automatically selecting among various operating modes so as to display content on the displays based upon their relative positions. For example concave modes correspond to inwardly facing viewing surfaces of both displays, such as for viewing private content from a single viewpoint. Convex modes have outwardly facing outwardly surfaces, such that private content is shown on one display and public content on another. Neutral modes are those in which the viewing surfaces of the displays are generally on a common plane, for single user or multiple user/collaborative viewing depending on each display's output orientation. The displays may be movably coupled to one another, or may be implemented as two detachable computer systems coupled by a network connection.12-23-2010
20100060547Display Device and Method for Displaying Images in a Variable Size Display Area - An image is displayed on a variable display area defined by two or more relatively moveable displays. A detector detects movement of the displays that varies the size of the display area. A processor determines the size of the new display area created by the relative movement of the displays and dynamically alters the displayed image to fit the new display area responsive to the detection of movement.03-11-2010
20090278764Imaging apparatus - An imaging apparatus 11-12-2009
20110148740CONFIGURABLE IMAGING SYSTEM - An imaging system is provided, the imaging system comprising at least a first and second input modules for distributing respective images and microtile units in communication with each other and the input modules, each of the input modules enabled to exchange command signals with each of the plurality of microtile units and each other in a self-organization process. When input modules encounter one another during the self-organization process, then a system master is designated based on at least one of: which of the input modules was a previous system master: which of the input modules has a newest firmware revision; which of the input modules has already organized a largest number of the microtile units in the self-organization process; and which of the input modules first discovers the other of the input modules.06-23-2011
20110148741CONFIGURABLE IMAGING SYSTEM - An imaging system is provided. The imaging system comprises an image source providing a video data stream. The imaging system further comprises a plurality of microtile units for: generating respective portions of an image from the video data stream, each microtile unit connectable to a plurality of other microtile units in multiple geometrical configurations. Each microtile unit comprises circuitry for: communication with the plurality of other microtile units to control generation of each respective portion of the image; and sub-image capture from the video data stream. The imaging system further comprises a system control unit for: automatically detecting a configuration of connected microtile units to determine information indicating a portion of the image each individual microtile unit is to be responsible for; and relaying respective information comprising a respective portion of the image a respective microtile unit is to be responsible for to each the respective microtile unit in the sub-image capture.06-23-2011
20110148739Method and Apparatus for Determining Information for Display - An apparatus, comprising a processor and memory including computer program code, the memory and the computer program code configured to, working with the processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least the following, determining a first angle between a first display and a second display that is simultaneously viewable with the first display, causing display of a first information on the first display, determining a second information based, at least in part, on first information and on the first angle, and causing display of the second information on the second display is disclosed.06-23-2011
20090231232External graphic display adapter for express card computer system - A display adapter for a portable computer includes an interface module for insertion into an input port of the portable computer. A video output connection may be connected to a display device. A graphic controller is in communication with the interface module and the video output connection. The graphic controller receives display input signals from the portable computer, generates display command signals corresponding to the display input signals, and transmits the display command signals to any display device connected to the video output connection.09-17-2009
20120306724PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a portable display device. The display device of the present invention comprises a main unit comprising a first display unit, a sliding second display unit joined to the first display unit, whose action allows display of a separate screen or an extension of the screen of the first display portion, and a sliding component formed between the main unit and the second display unit which enables the sliding of the second display portion against the main unit.12-06-2012
20120306723Multi-Angle Image Display Device - A multi-angle image display device has a display box, two shading panels, two baffle-panels, an imaging space and an image output unit. The display box has a base, a rear panel, a sidewall, a top panel and a chamber. The sidewall is formed perpendicular to the rear panel. The chamber is formed in the display box between the base, the rear panel, the sidewall and the top panel. The shading panels are mounted respectively on the rear panel and the sidewall. The baffle-panels are mounted in the chamber and are connected perpendicular to each other, and each of the baffle-panels has an inner surface and a slant angle. The imaging space is formed in the chamber between the base, the top panel, the baffle-panels and the shading panels. The image output unit is mounted in the top panel and projects an image onto the baffle-panels.12-06-2012
20110304523COINCIDENT FASTENERS FOR CONFIGURABLE IMAGING SYSTEMS - A coincident fastener for use with a display unit of a configurable imaging system, comprising a screw for insertion through the display unit, wherein the screw includes a head portion, a threaded male portion at an end of the screw opposite the head portion, and an anti-rotation locking mechanism for locking the screw relative to the display unit.12-15-2011
20120001831Multi-screen personal communication device - The invention is a portable communication device having a primary display screen and one or more auxiliary display screens, which may be folded into the body of the device when not required by the user so as to retain the convenient size expected of a hand-held device. The screens are rotatably attached to the body of the device in a manner that does not obscure the primary display screen, so that the user need not deploy them unless needed.01-05-2012
20120176295TRIPLE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND COMPUTER EMPLOYING SAME - Disclosed are a triple display device and a computer employing same. The triple display device of the present invention comprises a main display, a first auxiliary display, and a second auxiliary display. The main display has a first input port connected, via a first cable, to a first output port of a dual graphic card installed on a main board of a computer, to display status information of the program being run on the computer. The first auxiliary display has a second input port connected, via a second cable, to a second output port of the dual graphic card, to display data (for example, advertisement content or company intranet information) automatically executed on the computer and provided by a specific site connected via the Internet. The second auxiliary display has a USB video module which has a USB output port connected, via a third cable, to a USB output port of the main board, to display data being executed in the main board in accordance with the command inputted by a user. According to the present invention, an increased number of workspaces can be ensured without additional costs, and the first auxiliary display is employed to enable the dedicated display of specific information, and also to enable the constant display of advertisement content to achieve advertisement effects.07-12-2012
20100271286METHOD FOR PROVIDING A VIDEO PLAYBACK DEVICE WITH A TELEVISION WALL FUNCTION, AND ASSOCIATED VIDEO PLAYBACK DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - A method for providing a video playback device with a television (TV) wall function includes providing a user interface for setting the video playback device to correspond to a specific display area of a plurality of individual display areas of a TV wall, and utilizing the video playback device to derive a partial image of an enlarged image to be displayed by the TV wall, in order to display the partial image on the specific display area. An associated video playback device and an associated integrated circuit (IC) are further provided.10-28-2010
20120062443ARRANGEMENT FOR DISPLAYING INFORMATION, METHOD FOR DISPLAYING INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC TERMINAL DEVICE - The invention relates to an arrangement and a method for displaying information with a first and a second display element, wherein for a user the information of the first display element is visible through the second display element. The invention further relates to an electronic terminal device and a security element for providing trustworthy information.03-15-2012
20120062442COMBINING MULTIPLE SLATE DISPLAYS INTO A LARGER DISPLAY MATRIX - An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for automatically combining multiple displays on multiple portable electronic computer devices to form a larger display matrix. For each device, a first display configured to combine with additional displays of additional electronic devices to form a larger display from a matrix of the first display and the additional displays. A display orientation module automatically determines an orientation of the first display with respect to the one or more additional displays that form the larger display matrix. The display orientation module determines a location of the first display in the larger display matrix.03-15-2012
20120044126METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY UNIT HAVING A PLURALITY OF DISPLAY PANEL AND MOBILE TERMINAL OPERATED BASED THEREON - A method and a mobile terminal for controlling a display unit having a plurality of display panels are provided. The method for controlling a display unit having a plurality of display panels, includes collecting screen data to be output on the display unit, generating a data enable signal to determine a time period during which the screen data in each of the display panels is to be output, and outputting the screen data on a corresponding display panel during time periods in which the data enable signals are transferred.02-23-2012
20120013523Sensor Driven Automatic Display Configuration System And Method - A system that senses the geometric layout of a multi-display system and then automatically configures a graphics adaptor to drive the proper ports to each display in the sensed layout. The present system and method eliminates the interactive configuration step described above by using a sensor (e.g., a camera) to determine the layout of the screens. The graphics adaptor is then automatically programmed with the appropriate display device configuration.01-19-2012
20090085831DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device including a display element having a planar display face on which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a matrix shape and an optical element arranged in close contact with or in close proximity to at least a partial region of the planar display face and optically transmitting image light incoming from the planar display face to a light-emitting face, characterized in that the light-emitting face of the optical element has a surface not parallel to at least the planar display face and forms a nonplanar display face and that the plurality of pixels on the planar display face do not have the same dimensions but different dimensions in accordance with the angle θ formed by the planar display face and the nonplanar display face corresponding to the pixels of the planar display face.04-02-2009
20120206319METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SHARING MEDIA IN A MULTI-DEVICE ENVIRONMENT - An approach is provided for sharing media in a multi-device environment. A group of devices for sharing one or more media files is determined. A shared media manager causes joining of one or more displays of the devices. The shared media manager then determines to generate a common user interface for presenting the one or more media files on the joined one or more displays.08-16-2012
20090135089In-Vehicle Display Apparatus - The present invention provides an in-vehicle display apparatus including a switching button 05-28-2009
20120154255COMPUTING DEVICE HAVING PLURAL DISPLAY PARTS FOR PRESENTING PLURAL SPACES - A computing device is described which includes plural display parts provided on respective plural device parts. The display parts define a display surface which provides interfaces to different tools. The tools, in turn, allow a local participant to engage in an interactive session with one or more remote participants. In one case, the tools include: a shared workspace processing module for providing a shared workspace for use by the participants; an audio-video conferencing module for enabling audio-video communication among the participants; and a reference space module for communicating hand gestures and the like among the participants, etc. In one case, the computing device is implemented as a portable computing device that can be held in a participant's hand during use.06-21-2012
20120119977DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device has liquid crystal display panels aligned in a horizontal scan direction. The liquid crystal display panels constitute one virtual display area. A decoder decodes image data, to thereby generate pieces of pixel data having addressees corresponding to the virtual display area. A bridge circuit specifies a target (display destination) on which the pixel data is to be displayed on the basis of a parameter table indicating a correspondence between the virtual display area and each of display areas of the liquid crystal display panels. The pixel data are stored in line buffers corresponding to the specified display destinations and outputted to the liquid crystal display panels. Out of the pixel data, pixel data corresponding to a gap formed between two liquid crystal display panels are discarded.05-17-2012
20110102300TILED DISPLAY SYSTEM AND IMPROVEMENT THEREIN - An imaging system and improvement therein for edge blending a composite image displayed by a plurality of configurable display devices in a tiled display system or between display devices and the surrounding environment, by at least one of modifying one or more light emission characteristics in a region of the composite image adjacent the gaps or generating a pattern within the composite image that coincides with the spacing of the gaps, such that the visual seam becomes camouflaged when viewed from a distance. The light emission characteristics can, for example, include brightness and/or colour and the pattern can, for example, be a grid pattern that coincides with the spacing of the gaps.05-05-2011
20100245209MOBILE COMPUTER DEVICE DISPLAY POSTURES - Embodiments of mobile computer device display postures are described. In embodiments, a first display is integrated in a first housing of a dual-display mobile computer device, and a second display is integrated in a second housing of the dual-display mobile computer device. Position data can be sensed from a binding that movably connects the first housing and the second housing, and a position angle can be determined between the first housing and the second housing that correlates to a display posture of the first display and the second display.09-30-2010
20120162049FOLDING ELECTRONIC DEVICEWITH CONTINUOUS DISPLAY - In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes an apparatus that includes two panels pivotally connected together. The panels can pivot from an open arrangement where the two panels lay side by side to a closed arrangement where the two panels lay one on top of another. The apparatus also includes a flexible display connected to the two panels and having a portion that is mechanically free from the two panels. The apparatus further includes a cavity to receive at least a portion of the free portion of the display when the panels are pivoted into the closed arrangement.06-28-2012
20100207844FOLDING MULTIMEDIA DISPLAY DEVICE - An apparatus comprising a processor having an electronic output. The apparatus also comprises a display that is configurable into a plurality of configurations and is electronically coupled to receive information from the processor. The display comprises a plurality of portions adapted to display an electronic image. At least two of the portions share a first axis and are movable about the first axis. The apparatus also comprises a memory. The memory stores instructions which, when executed by the processor, direct the processor to receive a first indication that the display has been configured into a first configuration. The instructions also direct the processor to determine that the first configuration corresponds to a first device. The instructions also direct the processor to display, on at least one of the plurality of portions of the display, an electronic image relating to the first device. The act of displaying is in response to the processor determining that the display has been configured into the first device.08-19-2010
20110181495LED MODULE DESIGN - A light emitting diode (LED) display screen including a plurality of LED display modules is disclosed. Each of the plurality of LED display modules includes a flexible substrate having a first surface and a second surface, opposite to the first surface, on which a plurality of LEDs are disposed; a power cable having a socket or a plug, the power cable being disposed on the first surface; a data cable having a socket or a plug, the data cable being disposed on the first surface; a magnet disposed on the first surface; and a plurality of connectors fixed to the flexible substrate, the plurality of connectors being disposed on the first surface and including a male connector and a female connector. A height of the magnet from the first surface of the flexible substrate is higher than heights of any components disposed on the first surface.07-28-2011
20110181494Flexible LED Display Screens - Light emitting diode (LED) display modules, display screens comprising a plurality of display modules and methods of forming display screens are disclosed. Each display module 07-28-2011
20110181493SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS RELATING TO AN ELECTRONIC DISPLAY - Systems, devices, and methods relating to an electronic display are disclosed. A method of operating a display system may include conveying visual content representing a contiguous image to a display system including a plurality of display panels, wherein each display panel is adjacent at least one mounting member. The method may further include selectively retrieving with each display panel of the plurality an associated subset of the visual content belonging thereto. In addition, the method may include displaying on a display device of each display panel the associated subset of the visual content.07-28-2011
20100066643METHOD FOR INDICATING LOCATION AND DIRECTION OF A GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE ELEMENT - In a particular embodiment, a method includes receiving a user input at a first display surface of an electronic device to move a graphical user interface element displayed at the first display surface. The electronic device includes a second display surface separated from the first display surface by a gap. The method also includes determining that at least a portion of the graphical user interface element is to be moved beyond an edge of the first display surface into the gap such that the at least a portion of the graphical user element will not be displayed at the first display surface. The method further includes displaying the at least a portion of the graphical user interface element at the second display surface based on a location and a direction of movement of the graphical user interface element at the first display surface.03-18-2010
20120299800PROJECTOR FOR ADVERTISING IMAGES - The present invention relates to a projector for outputting advertisement images, and it is an aim of the present invention to provide a projector for advertisement images which can project advertisement images onto surfaces of windows in a train. For this purpose, the projector of the present invention comprises: an image-processing unit installed in the engine room of the train to play back advertisement images; image distribution units installed in the respective passenger cars of the train to receive the advertisement images by communicating with the image-processing unit; and a plurality of image output(display) units arranged at a predetermined interval and close to the windows in the passenger cars so as to output, onto the windows, the advertisement images transmitted from the image-processing unit and received by the image distribution units, such that the advertisement images can be projected onto the surfaces of the windows.11-29-2012
20090058760MOBILE PANEL-TYPE OUTDOOR BILLBOARD AND NEON SIGNBOARD - A mobile panel-type outdoor billboard and a neon signboard each include a large mobile panel and a solar power generator connected by an electric wire to the large mobile panel. The large mobile panel is composed of a single large panel formed by assembling a plurality of liquid crystal panels and light-emitting diode panels. The large panel is provided with a built-in function device that has an IC chip or memory card insertion function and a short-distance wireless function or a mobile phone function. By operating a switch button on a mobile phone pointed towards the liquid crystal panels or light-emitting diode panels, the design of the advertisement or neon sign can be instantaneously changed.03-05-2009
20120212397MULTI-SCREEN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A multi-screen electronic device includes a first electronic device having a first electronic device screen and a second electronic device having a second electronic device screen. The first and second electronic device screens are stacked and on different planes when the multi-screen electronic device is in a compact form. The first and second electronic device screens are unstacked and on the same plane when the multi-screen electronic device is in an expanded form. A translation mechanism is coupled to the first and second electronic devices. The translation mechanism is configured to guide a motion of at least one of the first and second electronic devices along a nonlinear path such that a travel along the nonlinear path in a forward direction transforms the multi-screen electronic device from the compact form to the expanded form and a travel along the nonlinear path in a reverse direction transforms the multi-screen electronic device from the expanded form to the compact form.08-23-2012
20090102745ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electronic device including a first display module, a second display module, a sensor, and a controller is provided. The second display module is independent from the first display module. The second display module and the first display module are located on the same surface of the electronic device. The sensor is used to detect an included angle between the electronic device and a basic axis and generates a display-switching signal in response to a result of detection. The controller is electrically connected to the sensor for receiving the display-switching signal and controllingly drives the first display module or the second display module for displaying according to the display-switching signal.04-23-2009
20100271287Dual-display transportable media cart - The claimed systems relate generally to a cart having repositionable displays, and more particularly to a mobile cart having a frame on which is affixed two or more fixtures having a display mount, the fixtures providing for the movement of displays affixed thereto in a position for viewing, and another position for cart movement, such as movement between rooms through a doorway or an elevator. Also disclosed are particular articulating arms for such fixtures, mounted to one or more posts, some having one or more pivotable arms allowing for repositioning of displays relative to a cart. Detailed information on various example embodiments of the inventions are provided in the Detailed Description below, and the inventions are defined by the appended claims.10-28-2010
20090085832Direct view 3D display and method - A method for three-dimensional viewing includes the following steps: providing first and second stereoscopic video component signals representative of a three-dimensional scene; providing first and second orthogonally oriented two-dimensional liquid crystal display panels, and respectively coupling the first and second video component signals to the first and second LCD panels to produce first and second two-dimensional polarized images; providing a 90 degree polarization rotation with respect to one of the first and second images, so that the first and second images are orthogonally polarized; providing a polarization-sensitive reflector angularly between the first and second orthogonally polarized images to superimpose and direct both of the first and second orthogonally polarized images toward a viewer; and viewing the superimposed first and second orthogonally polarized images with Polaroid glasses.04-02-2009
20100007576Handheld Electronic Devices with Moveable Displays and Dynamic Display Control - A handheld electronic device, such as a mobile terminal, PDA, media player or the like, includes a plurality of displays including at least one display moveable to variably overlap at least one other of the plurality of displays. A position sensor circuit is operatively associated with the at least one moveable display and is configured to detect movement thereof. A display controller circuit is configured to control respective images displayed on the plurality of the displays responsive to the position sensor circuit.01-14-2010
20120313838INFORMATION PROCESSOR, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT - According to one embodiment, an information processor includes a display controller and a detector. The display controller virtually arranges screens of a plurality of display devices to form a continuous screen for display. The detector detects whether an operation object moves to a periphery of a main screen of the screens a predetermined number of times. The display controller sets the display position of one of the screens other than the main screen to a position corresponding to the periphery where the movement of the operation object is detected by the detector.12-13-2012
20090021450Data synchronization of auxiliary display - A computing apparatus includes a network interface, a Central Processing Unit (CPU), an auxiliary controller and an activation controller. The CPU has active and switched-off operational states and is arranged, when operating in the active operational state, to accept data from a communication network using the network interface. The auxiliary display module is connected to the CPU and is arranged, when the CPU is in the switched-off operational state, to display auxiliary information to a user based on the data accepted by the CPU. The activation controller is coupled to intermittently switch the CPU to the active operational state and to cause the CPU to update the data from the communication network, so as to update the auxiliary information displayed by the auxiliary display module.01-22-2009
20110122049Optoelectronic display system for transport vehicles - The Optoelectronic display system relating to automobile and other vehicles is proposed consisting of computer connected with sensors of parameters and certain signals to be represented by the system and display unit installed at place occupied by automobile (or other vehicle) unstrument panel. The display unit is provided with two display canals which are lower and upper and the image of pointer-type devices and navigation map is represented at lower canal by use of projecting or collimating optical systems simultaneously with collimated image of automobile movement parameters, which is represented at its windscreen. In order to perform visual information at the canals the unified image creator based on two LCD matrixes is utilized and the image for upper canal is represented at their upper parts and—for lower canal—at their lower parts. In order to improve its operational reliability the system is provided with device intended for monitoring of image creator functioning. If one of image creators' visualizers (LCD matrixes) is failed the operable visualizer is switched over to the mode which ensures representation of necessary parameters required for safe drive at corresponding parts of upper and lower canals.05-26-2011
20100328192IMAGE DISPLAY ELEMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - An image display element includes: a front panel; a back panel opposite to the front panel; a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix between both the panels, and to be selected to be in a display or non-display state; and plural electrodes for controlling the pixels. Both the panels are bonded together with the pixels and the electrodes interposed therebetween, and the electrodes are connected to a driving control circuit via metal wires. The back panel is divided such that electrode terminals connected to the electrodes are exposed between adjacent plural pixel lines, and a groove part having a shape wider at the top on the back side of the opposing surface from the front panel than at the bottom is formed at the divided portion. The metal wires are connected to the exposed electrode terminals of the groove part.12-30-2010
20130169510INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM - The present information processing system processes information through communication between a first information processing device and a second information processing device. The first information processing device is provided with a device detection unit that, if the case where the first information processing device and second information processing device are in proximity or in contact, the detection unit detects the position of the second information processing device. The first information processing device is provided with a first monitor unit that displays information, a first selection unit that selects information displayed by the first monitor unit, and a first communication unit that transmits the selected information to the second information processing device if first selection unit has selected information and moved the selected information across a first region a screen edge of the first monitor unit in a selected state.07-04-2013
20120326947INFORMATION PROCESSING TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An information processing terminal includes a plurality of displays, each displaying an application screen, and control means. The control means determines a display on which a new application is to be started from the plurality of displays on the basis of the amount of the resources consumed by the information processing terminal.12-27-2012
20120268350LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, MULTI-DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR DETERMINING LIGHT INTENSITY, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - The liquid crystal display device 10-25-2012
20110215990Apparatus for Obscuring Non-Displaying Areas of Display Panels - An apparatus include an optical device having dimensions suitable for overlaying at least a portion of a non-displaying area between adjacent display panels of a tiled group of display panels. The optical device further has a bottom for contacting the adjacent display panels, sides and a top. A plurality of optical elements are substantially disposed within the optical device where the plurality of optical elements are operable for directing light, emitted by the adjacent display panels, to the top to obscure the portion of the non-displaying area with the directed light. The apparatus further includes means for processing information to be displayed on the display panels to produce a substantially uniform and seamless display of information on the tiled group of display panels.09-08-2011
20120319926MULTI-CHANNEL LED SIGN MODULE - An electronic display includes a controller transmitting display data from a data communication port. Modules are electrically connected to each other in a series connection. Each of a first module and a last module in the series connection receives the display data directly from the controller and transmits the display data to intermediate modules in the series connection. The intermediate modules pass the display data along the series connection in a first direction until the display data is received for a second time by the last module, and in a second direction until the display data is received for a second time by the first module. Each of the modules controls activation of a respective plurality of lighting elements based on the received display data.12-20-2012
20120081271APPLICATION DISPLAY TRANSITIONS BETWEEN SINGLE AND MULTIPLE DISPLAYS - A multi-screen user device and methods for controlling data displayed are disclosed. The data displayed by the multiple screens of the device is dependent on the physical orientation of the device, whether the content for an application is displayed across a plurality of the multiple screens, and whether the data being displayed for the application originated from a single-screen application or a multi-screen application.04-05-2012
20120081270DUAL SCREEN APPLICATION BEHAVIOUR - A multi-screen user device and methods for logically controlling the display behavior of applications and other displayable data are disclosed. Specifically, when a dual-screen application is displayed to the primary and secondary screens of a device the dual-screen application can be minimized to a single screen by closing the device. When the device is reopened, the minimized dual-screen application is maintained in a minimized state on the screen to which it was minimized. Specific rules can be implemented to determine whether the dual-screen application will be maximized to run on the primary and secondary screens of a device upon reopening.04-05-2012
20120081269GRAVITY DROP - A dual-screen user device and methods for controlling data displayed thereby are disclosed. Specifically, the data displayed by the multiple screens of the dual-screen user device is conditioned upon the relative position of the multiple screens and whether the data being displayed originated from a single-screen application or a multi-screen application.04-05-2012
20120326946Three dimensional imaging system - A display system comprising first and second panels, where the second panel is maintained at a different orientation with respect to the first panel such that the first panel is non-coplanar with the second panel. The display system projecting the image onto the first and second display panels in such a manner so as to reduce geometric distortions of a viewer when viewing the image.12-27-2012
20110291915PORTABLE TERMINAL APPARATUS - A portable terminal apparatus is provided. The portable terminal includes a first unit including a first display part, a second unit including a second display part, and a switching part configured to cause the first unit and the second unit to switch between a first position in which the first unit covers the second display part and a second position in which at least a part of the second display part is exposed to an outside. The first unit is configured such that an opposite side of the first unit is visible through the first display part.12-01-2011
20120092234RECONFIGURABLE MULTIPLE-PLANE COMPUTER DISPLAY SYSTEM - A reconfigurable multiple-plane computer display system and method for repositioning computer displays with respect to each other. Embodiments of the system and method include using at least two computer displays that move relative to each other and are anchored in the same data space. Some displays may be fixed, but at least one of the displays is movable relative to other displays in the system. The displays are anchored to each other in data space, meaning that each display shows interesting data that is somehow tied or related to the information being displayed on the other displays. Embodiments of the system and method include displays that may be capable of actively displaying information on it own (active) or that has no way of displaying information on its own (passive). In addition, a display may include a positioning device to sense its location and display data based on that location.04-19-2012
20120139815PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANT, AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM THEREOF - An information processing device including a plurality of rectangular-shaped casings each including a first principal surface, and a second principal surface opposing the first principal surface and including a display panel having a predetermined aspect ratio. The information processing device including a connecting portion connecting each of the plurality of rectangular-shaped casings in a closed state in which each of the plurality of rectangular-shaped casings are mutually overlaid and a display panel of at least one of the plurality of rectangular-shaped casings is externally exposed, and in an open state in which wall portions of mutually adjacent rectangular-shaped casings abut and the display panels of each of the plurality of rectangular-shaped casings face a similar direction. The information processing device further includes a terminal state detecting unit that detects the closed state and the opened state, and a display control unit that controls display of each of the display panels.06-07-2012
20130016031DISPLAY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMAANM Kirihara; SatoshiAACI Kawasaki-shiAACO JPAAGP Kirihara; Satoshi Kawasaki-shi JP - The display management system includes an operation display apparatus, a master display apparatus, and a management server. The management server has a selection unit that causes the user to select image processing that is executed by the master display apparatus when the image edited by the user by using the operation display apparatus is checked using the master display apparatus, and an instruction unit that instructs the operation display apparatus to execute the image processing selected by the selection unit in a case where this image processing can be executed by the operation display apparatus. The operation display apparatus has an image processing unit that subjects the inputted image to the image processing performed under instruction by the instruction unit and a display unit that displays on a display unit the image subjected to the image processing by the image processing unit.01-17-2013
20130021222Large-Scale Display Device - A large-scale display device having a plurality of display units which each include a plurality of elongated plasma tubes each filled with a discharge gas, and at least one pair of display electrodes disposed outside the plasma tubes, voltage applying means which applies a drive voltage to the display electrodes to cause electric discharge in the plasma tubes for display.01-24-2013
20080246692FOLDABLE MULTI-DISPLAY APPARATUS - Provided is a foldable multi-display apparatus that forms a foldable type large screen by connecting housings in which unit display panels are supported. The foldable multi-display apparatus includes a sliding member that moves the unit display panel supported by the housing towards the adjacent unit display panel when an unfolding operation is completed. The foldable multi-display apparatus can prevent scratching between the unit display panels during unfolding operations, thereby having increased reliability and lifespan.10-09-2008
20130169509HANDHELD CONTROL DEVICE WITH DUAL DISPLAY SCREENS - A portable operator control unit (OCU) includes a main portion disposed between handle portions extending from the main portion; the main portion has a front side, an opposing back side, and a top surface. The OCU includes a plurality of display devices including a primary display disposed on the front side of the main portion, and a secondary display movable with respect to the main portion. The secondary display is viewable by the operator along with the primary display while the secondary display is in use, and is stowed out of the operator's view while the secondary display is not in use.07-04-2013
20080224950Computer program and apparatus for display control - A computer program and apparatus for display control, which are capable of allowing a user to easily know the positional relationships among a plurality of display devices in the case where he/she uses the plurality of display devices to display content. An area information memory stores information on the display areas of display devices. An identification information memory stores a plurality of identification information. When information including the number of display devices to be used and content to be displayed is entered, a creating unit creates display data so as to match an entire usable display area. A dividing unit divides the display data into a plurality of partial display data according to the display areas of the display devices, and adds identification information to sides that are adjacent to other partial display data, out of the sides of the plurality of partial display data. An output unit outputs the obtained partial display data to the display devices.09-18-2008
20080224949MULTI-DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - A multi-display apparatus includes two panels disposed with a step difference so that pixel boundaries of display devices formed on substrates overlap, and at least one of the two panels includes a thin film encapsulation layer covering the display device and disposed on an adjacent surface of one of the two panels where there is the step difference to improve a disconnection of an image at a seam between the two panels, and mitigate a perspective difference of the image at the seam due to the step difference between the two panels, thereby realizing a large natural and smooth image.09-18-2008
20110273363COMPOSITE DISPLAY MODULES - The present invention provides composite display modules which have reduced visible dead space between display modules. This is of particular interest for the price rail, where it is desirable to achieve a long (about 3-4 ft) section of an active module. The present invention is directed to a composite display module comprising: (a) more than one single display module, wherein said single display modules are not edge-sealed and they are mounted on a single back support structure and are kept tightly close to each other right up to their edges; and (b) said composite display module is edge sealed.11-10-2011
20130135178INFORMATION PROCESSING TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An information processing terminal includes display unit and control unit. The display unit includes a first screen and a second screen. The control unit displays a pair icon where a first application indication designating a first application and a second application indication designating a second application are arranged in a predetermined positional relationship on the first screen or the second screen. When the pair icon is designated by a user, the control unit activates the first application and the second application in an arrangement according to the positional relationship between the first application indication and the second application indication on the first screen and the second screen, respectively.05-30-2013
20130093647Electronic display tiling apparatus and method thereof - Disclosed is a method and apparatus for substantially eliminating the appearance of seams between tiled panels of a display. Non-imaging magnification may be used to substantially eliminate the appearance of seams. Additionally, the appearance of seams between the tiled panels of a display may be substantially eliminated by employing propagation based elimination. The methods disclosed can be used to generate substantially seamless 2D and 3D displays. Additionally, a method and apparatus for achieving substantially uniform panel brightness and color correction may be addressed. The substantially seamless tiled displays may employ specific data formats for use in displaying images on the individual displays which may be tiled together to form a larger, substantially seamless tiled display and may employ other techniques not utilized in known video wall applications. These functions may include an intensity envelope in addition to substantially complying with the Digital Cinema Initiative (“DCI”) security concerns.04-18-2013
20130093646Electronic display tiling apparatus and propagation based method thereof - Disclosed is a method and apparatus for substantially eliminating the appearance of seams between tiled panels of a display. Non-imaging magnification may be used to substantially eliminate the appearance of seams. Additionally, the appearance of seams between the tiled panels of a display may be substantially eliminated by employing propagation based elimination. The methods disclosed can be used to generate substantially seamless 2D and 3D displays. Additionally, a method and apparatus for achieving substantially uniform panel brightness and color correction may be addressed. The substantially seamless tiled displays may employ specific data formats for use in displaying images on the individual displays which may be tiled together to form a larger, substantially seamless tiled display and may employ other techniques not utilized in known video wall applications. These functions may include an intensity envelope in addition to substantially complying with the Digital Cinema Initiative (“DCI”) security concerns.04-18-2013
20080204356MULTI-DISPLAY APPARATUS - Provided is a multi-display apparatus that can mitigate a disconnection of an image and its perspective view at a seam between panels. The multi-display apparatus is characterized in that the two panels are disposed with a step difference so that pixel boundaries of display devices formed on substrates overlap, and a high refractive optical film having a refractive index in a range from 1.2 to 3.0 is formed on one of the two panels, which is farther than the other panel according to a perspective of a viewer. The multi-display apparatus not only improves the disconnection of an image at a seam between the two panels, however, also mitigates a perspective view of the image at the seam due to the step difference between the two panels, and thereby, realizing a large natural and smooth image.08-28-2008
20110210907SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR EXTRACTING CONTENT FROM A DATA ITEM TO SEPARATELY DISPLAY PORTIONS OF SUCH DATA - A system and method are provided for extracting a portion of content from a data item and separately displaying such content on a secondary display screen such as an interactive display (e.g. touch-sensitive or clickable display) that enables interactive content portions to be extracted from the data item and provided separately from the remaining content to both free up space on a primary display screen and maintain visibility of the interactive content, while permitting navigation within the remaining content. Such extraction of content is particularly advantageous for separating logos (e.g. those used for brand recognition (passive), those providing home page links (active), etc.), advertising, and M-commerce (e.g. “buy now” or “add to cart” buttons). By using interactive secondary displays, the extracted content item can target interactive content portions that allow easy access to features without having to navigate within the main content each time.09-01-2011
20080198096Dual Monitor - A dual monitor includes a first monitor, a second monitor and a connecting member. The first monitor includes a first screen heading for a first direction. The second monitor includes a second screen heading for substantially same as the first direction for which the first screen heads, and being fixed on a rear surface of the first monitor on which the first screen is not disposed. The connecting member connects the first monitor with the second monitor, and disposes the second monitor near one side portion of the first monitor when the second monitor is used. Therefore, two monitors fixed to each other may be simultaneously used to enhance efficiency of work, and two monitors fixed to each other may be safely moved to enhance convenience.08-21-2008
20090207097APPLICATION DISPLAY SWITCH - A bridge system for auxiliary display devices connected to a computer, including a computer running a plurality of mini-programs, each mini-program sending information of a specific nature from the computer to a corresponding auxiliary display device, for presentation to a user, a plurality of auxiliary display devices, each auxiliary display device including an auxiliary screen and each auxiliary display device having look & feel display parameters, for receiving information from the corresponding plurality of mini-programs, and for displaying the received information on the auxiliary screens according to the corresponding look & feel parameters, and at least one bridge device coupled to the computer, each bridge device coupled to at least one of the auxiliary display devices, each bridge device including a bridge screen, and each bridge device receiving information from a corresponding at least one of the mini-programs, forwarding the received information to the at least one of the auxiliary display devices, and displaying the received information on the bridge screen according to the look & feel display parameters of the at least one of the auxiliary display devices. A method is also described and claimed.08-20-2009
20100309093APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SINGLE UNIT ACCESS DISPLAY - A product display apparatus including a product supply module that includes a support frame and defines a storage area. A door assembly coupled to the support frame is structured to provide bulk access to the storage area in an open position and prevent bulk access to the storage area in the closed position. A return area is defined between the support frame and the top of the door assembly while a retrieval area is defined between the support frame and the bottom of the door assembly. A modular display portion is coupled to the door assembly that extends into the retrieval area to define a single unit retrieval opening. A load block member may be disposed in the retrieval area to permit retrieval of a product, but inhibit return of a product. A retrieval detector may be configured to detect when a product has been withdrawn through the retrieval area and generate an alert upon detection of rapid product removal.12-09-2010
20120274541MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A first cabinet comprising a first display module and a second cabinet comprising a second display module are provided. A switching is allowed between: a first state in which the first cabinet is placed on top of the second display module and the first display module faces outside, and a second state in which the first cabinet and the second cabinet are arranged next to each other and the first display module and the second display module face outside. A first screen to be displayed by the first display module and a second screen to be displayed by the second display module are stored and a screen switching operation is detected. Displaying of the first screen on the first display module is canceled and the second screen is displayed on the first display module, when the screen switching operation is detected in the first state.11-01-2012
20110234474PROJECTOR, PROJECTOR SYSTEM, DATA OUTPUT METHOD OF PROJECTOR, AND DATA OUTPUT METHOD OF PROJECTOR SYSTEM - A projector includes: a data input section which input the data of an image and/or sound; a data output section which outputs the input data; and a data transfer section which captures the data before being output by the data output section, and transfers the captured data to one or more other projectors, wherein the data output section transfers the data by the data transfer section and then outputs the data input from the data input section.09-29-2011
20100315315OPTIMAL GRAPHICS PANELIZATION FOR MOBILE DISPLAYS - A system and method for panelizing an image allows the image to be provided to a mobile device and viewed panel by panel in accordance with a panel sequence. The image is initially processed to locate panels within the image. An optimal panel size is then determined which may be, for example, the most common panel size of the panels of the original image. The original panels are converted to a second set of panels of the optimal panel size, by reducing, enlarging or subdividing the original panels. A panel sequence is then applied that determines an order for viewing the panels. When the image is requested by a mobile device, the panels may be resized to a screen size of the device so that whole panels may be displayed. Navigating to the next panel may be made by reference to the panel sequence using the device interface.12-16-2010
20130187831SMARTPAD WINDOW MANAGEMENT - A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the multi-display device is dockable with a smartpad. The exemplary smartpad can include a screen, a touch sensitive display, a configurable area, a gesture capture region(s) and a camera. The smartpad can also include a port adapted to receive the device. The exemplary smartpad is able to cooperate with the device such that information displayable on the device is also displayable on the smartpad. Furthermore, any one or more of the functions on the device are extendable to the smartpad, with the smartpad capable of acting as an input/output interface or extension of the smartpad. Therefore, for example, information from one or more of the displays on the multi-screen device is displayable on the smartpad.07-25-2013
20120280892Multi-Directional Multi-Screen Display System - A multi-screen display system is described that includes a base, a column coupled to the base and an arm coupled to the column. The system also includes a first monitor, a first monitor connector for connecting the rear of the first monitor to the arm, a second monitor, and a second monitor connector for connecting the rear of the second monitor to the arm. The system further includes an extension, such that the first monitor and the second monitor are capable of being a) removed from the arm, b) connected together by connecting the first monitor connector to the second monitor connector via the extension, and c) supported on a work surface by resting the bottom edge of the first monitor and the bottom edge of the second monitor thereon, such that the angle between the first screen and the second screen can exceed two hundred and seventy degrees.11-08-2012
20120280891DISPLAY AND DISPLAY ASSEMBLY - A display includes a frame component, a display module, a first outer frame and a second outer frame. The frame component includes a first side and a second side. The display module is configured on the frame component. The first outer frame is configured at the second side, while the second outer frame is configured at the first side. The length of the second outer frame is shorter than or equal to the length of the first side, so that the two sides of the second outer frame are adapted without exceeding the two ends of the first side. By means of such a design structure, two displays may be connected into a display assembly with a larger display area. When connecting two displays, the first outer frames are able to be removed and the second sides of the two displays are inclined close to each other.11-08-2012
20130181884CONFIGURABLE IMAGING SYSTEM - A configurable imaging system and methods therefor are provided. For each respective display unit in an imaging system having an image source and display units, presence of adjacent display units is detected, each of the display units configured to generate respective portions of an image, the display units arranged in a geometrical configuration. A map of the one of the geometrical configurations is generated based on detection of the presence of the adjacent display units.07-18-2013
20130181885PORTABLE TERMINAL, A CONTROL METHOD AND A PROGRAM - The problem addressed by the present invention is to increase usability at the same time as causing the usable time to be a long period of time in a portable terminal that is battery driven and that is mounted with two image display devices. The dual-screen portable terminal (07-18-2013
20110298692Variable geometry display module - Apparatus and methods for lighting and displays as well as to a display module for use in the lighting or displays are described. The display can have a variable geometry frame and the display does not require obscuring elements nor is it limited to being viewed from certain orientations. The display modules can have a front face, at least one light emitting and/or light reflecting surface, being arranged on the front side of the front face and covering a first partial area of said front face, and an anti-glare structure covering a second partial area of said front face. Furthermore, the invention relates to a display having a plurality of such display modules.12-08-2011
20130187832DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - A method for controlling a display apparatus being used in conjunction with a tiled display system is provided. The method for controlling a display apparatus includes receiving contents from a host device, and when a reproduction preparation of the received contents has been completed, transmitting a completion message to the host device, and if a command to reproduce the contents is received from the host device, reproducing the contents based on sync information received from the host device.07-25-2013
20130187833PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE - A portable display device is provided in which two display panels are joined to each other to form a single screen when two panel housings are unfolded from a folded state. The portable display device includes at least two panel housings and display panels that are mounted on the panel housings, respectively. When the panel housings are unfolded, the display panels are joined to each other to form a single screen. The distance between the display panels when the display panels are contiguous to each other is less than 3 mm and the distance between input units or between input sensors is less than 3 mm.07-25-2013
20120287021DISPLAY DEVICE FOR CONNECTING PLURALITY OF LCD PANELS - The invention provides a display device including a plurality of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels connected together, wherein each of the LCD panels has a standardized structure while being cut in an invisible region where there is no gate integrated circuit (IC), one of the cut LCD panels is set as a reference LCD panel, and another one of the cut LCD panels, which laterally adjoins the reference LCD panel, is 180° rotated such that a lateral cut portion of the reference LCD panel and a lateral cut portion of the adjoining LCD panel come into contact with each other, and an image branch relay board is connected to the LCD panels, to communicate with the LCD panels such that image information is branched to the reference LCD panel and the adjoining LCD panel. A plurality of LCD panels, which is provided in the form of generally-standardized products, are connected to constitute a display device having a large screen such that the display device has an extension region extended not only in a lateral direction, but also in a downward direction with respect to a reference panel. Accordingly, there is an effect of providing a display panel having a relatively large screen while overcoming a drawback encountered in a conventional tiled LCD device in which the tiled LCD device is extended only in one direction, so that it only has a rectangular shape.11-15-2012
20120019434DUAL VIEW DISPLAY SYSTEM USING A TRANSPARENT DISPLAY - A dual view display system to display two different images in substantially opposite direction using a single transparent display to time-multiplex the images and shutter devices to alternately block each side from being viewed according to the image being displayed.01-26-2012
20130194162DISPLAY DEVICE - The invention relates to a display device designed like a tower comprising display panels (08-01-2013
20130100001DISPLAY CLIPPING - Embodiments are described for handling situations when a window or application is repositioned and clipped in a multi-screen device. In embodiments, if the window is repositioned such that it cannot be displayed entirely on one display, but would otherwise spillover or spill onto another display, the window or application is clipped. Such clipping is performed based on the size and location of the window and the size and location of the display.04-25-2013

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