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348553000 - BASIC RECEIVER WITH ADDITIONAL FUNCTION

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348558000 Format detection 29
348555000 For receiving more than one format at will (e.g., NTSC/PAL) 19
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20090195693COMPOSITE TUNER CAPABLE OF PREVENTING MUTUAL INTERFERENCE BETWEEN TERRESTRIAL BROADCAST AND SATELLITE BROADCAST - A satellite and terrestrial composite tuner includes a terrestrial broadcast tuner unit, a terrestrial broadcast demodulation unit, a satellite broadcast tuner unit, and a satellite broadcast demodulation unit. Since the satellite broadcast demodulation unit attains a power-saving mode to take an inactive state when a satellite broadcast is not received, power consumption is reduced. Further, when the satellite broadcast demodulation unit is in an inactive state, a total gain control unit suppresses increase in the total gain of the satellite broadcast tuner unit. As a result, radiation towards the terrestrial broadcast tuner unit caused by an I signal and Q signal amplified by AGC amplifiers can be suppressed.08-06-2009
20110194027IMAGE UPDATE SYSTEM, DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME, AND IMAGE UPDATE METHOD - The present disclosure provides an image update system. The image update system includes a portable device and a digital photo frame (DPF). The portable device selects at least one image stored in the portable electronic device in response to user input, and generates a display command. The portable device transmits the at least one selected image and the display command to the DPF. The DPF receives the at least one selected image and the display command, and then instantly displays the at least one selected image on the PDF according to the display command. A related DPF and an image update method applied in the DPF are also provided.08-11-2011
20090122193VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A video processing apparatus and a control method thereof. The video processing apparatus includes a plurality of connectors to connect to a video signal source, a decoding part which decodes a video signal provided from the video signal source, a switching part which selectively connects any one of the plurality of connectors to the decoding part, and a controller which outputs a control signal to transmit the video signal from the video signal source to the decoding part when the connector connected to the video signal source is connected to the decoding part by the switching part.05-14-2009
20100118193HDMI SWITCHING TECHNOLOGY FOR THE COUPLING OF CONSUMER ELECTRONIC CONTROL AND/OR NON-CONSUMER ELECTRONIC CONTROL DEVICES IN AN AUDIO/VISUAL ENVIRONMENT - A switching module, system and method facilitate communications between one or more non-CEC enabled devices and a television of an audio/visual (A/V) system. The switching module is able to accommodate both Consumer Electronic Control (CEC) enabled and non-CEC enabled devices for communication with the television. In response to user control of a user interface of the switching module, when a non-CEC enabled device is coupled to the switching module, a high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) input port of the HDMI switching module is selected and a default HDMI device type and corresponding HDMI logic address is set for the non-CEC enabled device. This information is displayed for the user by the television.05-13-2010
20100073560Video display device, method of displaying connectors, transmission-line state detection device, transmission line-state detection method and semiconductor integrated circuit - A video display device includes: connectors to which cables transmitting video signals are connected; a display panel displaying video by the video signal inputted to the connector from an external device through the cable; a display control unit displaying connector indications indicating the connectors on the display panel; a cable detection unit outputting a step waveform signal to the connector and detecting connection/disconnection of the cable to the connector based on a reflected signal of the step waveform signal, and wherein the display control unit changes the appearance of the connector indications displayed on the display panel according to a detection output of the cable detection unit.03-25-2010
20100045867DIGITAL IMAGE SYSTEM TRANSMITTING DIGITAL IMAGE DATA - A digital image system which transmits digital image data, and more particularly, to a digital image system in a high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) format or a digital visual interface (DVI) format.02-25-2010
20100045866METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROVIDING AUXILIARY VIEWING OPTIONS - A system and method may include receiving, at a set top box, one or more user request messages to display one or more auxiliary viewing options from an input device, outputting, to a display device, a plurality of auxiliary viewing options in response to receiving the one or more user request messages, receiving, at the set top box, one or more user selection messages from the input device, and outputting, to the display device, video content with one or more selected auxiliary viewing options enabled.02-25-2010
20100110292VIDEO APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE VIDEO APPARATUS - A video apparatus and a method to control the video apparatus thereof. The video apparatus receives information regarding device and functions of the external apparatus from the external apparatus, and transmits information regarding device and functions of the video apparatus to the external apparatus.05-06-2010
20130057763DISPLAY DRIVER, OPERATING METHOD THEREOF, HOST FOR CONTROLLING THE DISPLAY DRIVER, AND SYSTEM HAVING THE DISPLAY DRIVER AND THE HOST - An operation method of a display driver includes generating a count value by counting a period of a synchronization signal related to a synchronization packet received from a host, receiving a mode change command from the host, the mode change command indicating a change from a video mode transmitting first image data to a display by bypassing a frame memory to a command mode transmitting second image data to the display through the frame memory, and generating an internal synchronization signal having a period substantially equal to the period of the synchronization signal by using the count value based on the mode change command after a last pulse of the synchronization signal is generated. A time interval between the last pulse and a first pulse of the internal synchronization signal is equal to the period of the synchronization signal.03-07-2013
20090091656Display device and transmitting device - A display device includes a signal receiving unit, an image display unit, a communicating unit, a position designating unit, and an information transmitting unit. The signal receiving unit receives a video signal by a differential signal through a plurality of channels from an external apparatus via a transmission path. The image display unit processes the vide signal received in the signal receiving unit to display an image. The communicating unit performs a bi-directional communication by using a predetermined line which constitutes the transmission path. The position designating unit designates a position on a display screen of the image display unit. The information transmitting unit transmits, by the communicating unit, coordinate information on the position designated by the position designating unit to the external apparatus.04-09-2009
20120224101SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING AN ADAPTIVE USER INTERFACE ON AN ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE - A controllable device, such as a set top box, responds to a transmission received from a one of a plurality of controlling devices of differing capabilities by entering into a one of a plurality of operating modes wherein the one of the plurality of operating modes entered into corresponds to the capabilities of the controlling device from which the transmission originated.09-06-2012
20090237561VIDEO AND AUDIO OUTPUT DEVICE - There is a possibility that a critical problem occur, in a mobile device without a fixed service space such as a camcorder and the like on which the HDMI cable is frequently inserted/removed, when a piece of metal and the like fall in the HDMI terminal, causing the 5V terminal and other terminals to be short-circuited, there is a possibility that a critical problem which destroys the device arise. In an video and audio output device, a SW circuit (09-24-2009
20100085482Interface circuit and video apparatus - An interface circuit includes: a first transmitting section transmitting a first signal as an in-phase signal to an external device through a transmission path; and a second transmitting section transmitting a clock signal, which is synchronized with the first signal to be transmitted by the first transmitting section, as a differential signal to the external device through the transmission path.04-08-2010
20100225814VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE, VIDEO OUTPUT DEVICE, VIDEO SYSTEM, AND MENU-SCREEN-DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - A video display device, a video output device, and a video system are provided, each of which has a user-interface having high usability in menu operation so that false operation may be prevented, and a menu-screen-display control method is provided. The menu-screen-display control method includes: determination process of determining which device, of a video display device and one or more video output devices connected to the video display device, is an object of operation through a menu screen displayed on the video display device; and prohibition process of setting a non-object device into a menu-operation-prohibited mode, the non-object device being a device other than an operation object device which is determined to be the object of operation through the menu screen under display.09-09-2010
20090278985VIDEO CONTROL SYSTEM, DISPLAY SYSTEM CONTROL DEVICE AND VIDEO CONTROLLING METHOD - The present invention generally relates to a video control system, more particularly to a video control system, a display system control device and a video controlling method thereof. The video control system comprises a display system control device for processing all signals in the system and a display device assembly, which is composed of at least one and above intellectual display devices having independent addresses each, which are from 1A to M×N. The display system control device comprises a video bridge, which further comprises at least a video bridge unit, a video switch, an embedded micro-processing module and a storage device. The video controlling method comprises the steps of transmitting video inputs to respective video bridge units, which convert the video inputs to the video format of a video switch and outputting the converted video signals to the video switch; enabling the video switch to receive the video signals and output video output stream to the display device assembly. The video bridge and the video switch of the present invention are applied to adjust the ways of providing video sources, enabling the display device assembly to perform more flexibly and efficiently; the present invention further reduces the whole system and maintenance costs.11-12-2009
20090002555GAMMA-CORRECTION TECHNIQUE FOR VIDEO PLAYBACK - Embodiments of a system that includes one or more integrated circuits are described. During operation, the system transforms the video image from an initial brightness domain to a linear brightness domain, which includes a range of brightness values corresponding to substantially equidistant adjacent radiant-power values in a displayed video image. In this linear brightness domain, the system may determine an intensity setting of the light source based on at least a portion of the transformed video image, such as the portion of the transformed video image that includes spatially varying visual information in the video image. Moreover, the system may modify the transformed video image so that a product of the intensity setting and a transmittance associated with the modified video image approximately equals a product of a previous intensity setting and a transmittance associated with the video image. For example, the modification may include changing brightness values in the transformed video image.01-01-2009
20100201877APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA BROADCAST SERVICE USING AN EXTERNAL DEVICE AND A DIGITAL TV - An apparatus and a method for providing a Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) service using a digital TeleVision (TV) and an external device are provided. It is determined whether a received broadcast channel supports a Multi Mode Service (MMS), and if so, one of subchannels included in the broadcast channel is set to a main channel. The digital TV reproduces a broadcast signal via the main channel, and broadcast signals of subchannels excluding the main channel are transmitted to at least one external device in communication with the digital TV.08-12-2010
20100201876Multimedia management device, system, and method - A multimedia management method is disclosed and applicable to a display device cooperating with at least a multimedia management device. The method preferably includes a first step of selecting one of the multimedia management devices from the display device. Next, the method is to browse the digital media servers which are listed by the multimedia management device. Further, the method is to select the multimedia files in one of the digital media servers. Lastly, the invention sends the selected multimedia file to the display device for displaying.08-12-2010
20110216242LINKAGE METHOD OF VIDEO APPARATUS, VIDEO APPARATUS AND VIDEO SYSTEM - A video apparatus includes a first and second video output devices and a video display device, the first video output device transmits information regarding a CC or closed caption display condition to the second output device through a CEC communication unit when switching over from the first output device to the second output device, in consequence, the second video output device can continue to display the CC or closed caption display condition, therefore, it is not required to set the CC or closed caption display once again by a user when switching over the video output device to another.09-08-2011
20090190033Receiving device, and input switching control method in receiving device - A receiving device includes a plurality of digital input terminals, a signal receiving unit for receiving a video signal, and a switch unit for selectively connecting the plurality of digital input terminals to the signal receiving unit. The signal receiving unit is a receiving device that performs a mutual authentication with an external apparatus connected via a transmission channel to a digital input terminal selected by the switch unit, and receives a video signal from the external apparatus. The signal receiving unit includes a priority determining unit for cyclically determining a priority of the plurality of digital input terminals and a controller for controlling the switch unit so that a digital input terminal, which is determined by the priority determining unit as having a highest priority, is connected to the signal receiving unit.07-30-2009
20100271548Video Apparatus - A video apparatus includes plural interface sections such as HDMI (Registered Trademark) sections for connection with plural video signal sources, a function transferring section which transfers functions of the interface sections, and one or more function blocks for use in common to the plural interface sections. The functions are assigned to the interface sections such as HDMI sections connected with the video signal sources, via switches for example, to minimize the number of the function blocks to be provided.10-28-2010
20090147137METHOD FOR PROVIDING INFORMATION ON TYPE OF IMAGE APPARATUS AND IMAGE APPARATUS ADOPTING THE SAME - A method for providing information on types of image apparatus being used and an image apparatus adopting the same are provided. The method for providing information on the types of image apparatus being used includes transmitting a request message to external devices inquiring whether or not the external device which is connected using a high definition multimedia interface consumer electronics control (HDMI CEC) standard is a device of a particular type, and receiving from the external devices a response message answering whether or not the external device is a device of the particular type, in response to the request message. Accordingly, information on the type of connected external devices is obtained, and a list of external devices or a menu of external devices is provided according to the obtained type to the user so that the user can use the image apparatus more conveniently.06-11-2009
20090207308Electronic device, display system, transmission method and display method - An electronic device includes an HDMI output terminal connectable to one of a first HDMI input terminal and a second HDMI input terminal of an external device, the first and second HDMI input terminals having a first physical address and a second physical address assigned thereto, respectively, a detection means for detecting a connection of the HDMI output terminal to one of the first and second HDMI input terminals, a read means for reading the first physical address from the external device when the connection of the HDMI output terminal to the first HDMI input terminal is detected and reading the second physical address from the external device when the connection of the HDMI output terminal to the second HDMI input terminal is detected, and a transmission means for transmitting one of the read first and second physical addresses to the external device via the HDMI output terminal.08-20-2009
20090207307IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, MONITOR APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS - According to our invention, linked operation between a monitor apparatus for displaying images, and a set-top box for transmitting image signals to the monitor apparatus via a required interface, can be achieved properly, even if both units are constructed in casings separate from each other. The monitor apparatus uses a CEC line to transmit a CEC vendor command including at least a code associated with unit information, and the set-top box apparatus transmits the CEC vendor command including at least the code associated with the unit information. Upon receiving the vendor command from the set-top box apparatus, the monitor apparatus switches to the linked operation with the set-top box.08-20-2009
20090141171DISPLAY SYSTEM AND DISPLAY METHOD CAPABLE OF RECEIVING MULTIPLE SOURCES AND WITH SYNCHRONOUS MULTIPLE OUTPUTS - The synchronous briefing or visual playback in different areas and capability of receiving multiple image sources are achieved by connecting various briefing subsystems in different areas via the Internet. One or more image sources are configured in each briefing subsystem and each connected to a server of the subsystem via physical or wireless network. The server of each briefing subsystem transmits briefing or image data to a playback device for outputting purpose via physical or wireless network. The internet-connected servers in all the briefing subsystems are capable of transmitting briefing or image data to one another via the Internet such that briefing or image outputting in one subsystem can be synchronously performed in other subsystems.06-04-2009
20090251607DISPLAYING PRESENTATIONS - Included are embodiments of a mobile presentation device. At least one embodiment of the device includes a memory device including at least one file; and a processing component coupled to the memory device, the processing component configured to, upon activation of the presentation device, automatically determine whether the at least one file is a compatible file and, in response to determining that the at least one file is a compatible file, automatically convert the at least one file into a sequence of signals that is sent for display as a presentation that includes at least one viewable image.10-08-2009
20090278984Communication system, transmission apparatus, receiving apparatus, communication method, and program - The present invention relates to a communication system capable of performing efficient data transmission in HDMI(R) and the like, a transmission apparatus, a receiving apparatus, a communication method, and a program.11-12-2009
20090201422Automatic input change based on remote control mode change - Example systems and methods for switching television inputs involve receiving a remote control input for switching a remote control mode from controlling a first device to controlling a different, second device and automatically generating, in response to the remote control mode switching input, an input switch command for switching an input of the television to an input to which the second device is coupled.08-13-2009
20090284656DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus capable of visualizing and presenting connection status and setting information of each device existing in an HDMI network and easily switching input devices is provided. This display apparatus comprises a device search control portion connected with a plurality of external devices through an HDMI cable based on the HDMI standard for defining the presence of the external devices and physical addresses in response to search demands of physical address defining a positional relation between the plurality of external devices and the display apparatus, and a device connection status presenting portion for determining the connection status of the devices from the presence of the decided external device and the physical address to display in a tree structure, whereby a user can easily recognize the connection status between the display apparatus and the external devices. Further it comprises a device selection portion for receiving the selection of the external device to input to the display apparatus from the external devices displayed by the device connection status presenting portion, and a device switch portion for switching the outputs from the external devices received by the device selection portion to the input of the display apparatus, whereby the connections can be easily switched.11-19-2009
20090102971METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATIC STARTUP AND SHUTDOWN INCLUDING AUTOMATIC SOURCE SWITCHING - A method and apparatus for automatic startup and shutdown including automatic source selection is provided for the selection of one of many video input sources provided on a visual display device in response to a new video signal being transmitted over a particular input port. The visual display device is also provided with means to power on the television in response to user input or a new video signal input source detection. The television may automatically revert to the previously-viewed source upon the powering off or lack of signal from the most newly-acquired video signal source.04-23-2009
20090295996METHODS AND DEVICES FOR CEC PROPAGATION CONTROL - A CEC propagation control function, operated by a manipulating switch including at least one HDMI-CEC input port and at least two HDMI-CEC output ports, enables the manipulating switch to receive a CEC block which was initiated by a certain device, and pass or intercept the received CEC block to one or more devices, optionally on the fly, and without modifying the received block.12-03-2009
20110199538DIGITAL PHOTO-FRAME ANYWHERE - A system for displaying digital photographs and video on the screen of a TV receiver using a digital photo-frame device connected to the TV receiver. The digital photo-frame device has a slot for receiving AC power, a USB slot for receiving digital pictures, and a slot for receiving at least one storage medium having digital photographs or videos thereon. A processor which communicates with a TV remote control thru the TV receiver executes logic based on signals from the remote control to designate one or more digital photographs or videos on the at least one storage medium for viewing on the screen of the TV receiver, and designate one or more digital photographs or video received at the USB slot for viewing on the screen of the TV receiver.08-18-2011
20080278627System and method of indicating quality of service - A method of indicating quality of service includes determining values of a plurality of video quality parameters at a set-top box device. The method also includes selecting a color from a plurality of colors based on at least one of the values. The method also includes activating a video quality indicator, wherein the video quality indicator includes the selected color.11-13-2008
20080284912Display and Television - This display includes a detection portion detecting a signal from an external apparatus connected to an external input connection portion, a display portion selectably displaying an input mode corresponding to the external input connection portion and a control portion controlling the display portion to display an image on the basis of a signal of the external input connection portion corresponding to the selected input mode. The display selectably displays a first input mode corresponding to the external input connection portion from which a signal is detected by the detection portion, and selectably displays a second input mode corresponding to at least an external input connection portion from which no signal is detected by the detection portion when the first input mode is not selected.11-20-2008
20110205434REMOTE JACK PACK - A remote jack pack has a video input jack that receives a video signal, an audio input jack that receives an audio signal, a video output that transfers the video signal to a television, an audio output that transfers the audio signal to the television, and a control output that automatically supplies control signals to the television. The control signals indicate the availability of the video and audio signals for processing by the television. The television has a tuner that supplies video and audio signals of a selected channel, a video connector that receives video from the remote jack pack, an audio connector that receives audio from the remote jack pack, a control connector that receive control signals from the remote jack pack, and a processor that is responsive to the control signals to selectively control display of the video and audio signals from the tuner and the video and audio signals from the video and audio connectors.08-25-2011
20090040381Information Processing Apparatus and Output Control Method - According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a display, a speaker, a connector to output a video signal and audio signal, a display driving module to control outputting of the video signal with respect to the display and connector, a sound driving module to control outputting of the audio signal with respect to the speaker and connector, and an output control module to Instruct the sound driving module to output the audio signal from the connector when an event of instructing the display driving module to output a video signal to the connector occurs.02-12-2009
20090086099Output Device - An output device to output an image and/or a sound based on a signal input from one of a plurality of external devices connected to the output device, the external devices including an HDMI source device to input an HDMI signal to the output device. The output device is configured to instruct an adjustment of sound volume of the sound output from the output device; to adjust the sound volume of the output sound in accordance with an instruction from an instruction section; to judge whether a header of an Audio InfoFrame exists in InfoFrame data in the HDMI signal input from the HDMI source device or not; and to invalidate the instruction from the instruction section during a period from time when the header of the Audio InfoFrame is judged not to exist by the judgment section to time when the header is judged to exist.04-02-2009
20090102972Display Apparatus - A display apparatus transmits a picture acquisition request for getting picture information to an external image apparatus connected through a predetermined interface to the display apparatus from the external image apparatus at predetermined intervals and gets a plurality of pieces of picture information from the external image apparatus to be displayed. The plurality of pictures may be switched at predetermined intervals, for example, to be displayed, so that the plurality of pictures may be displayed in a so-called slide show manner. A plurality of pictures for thumbnail may be produced from the plurality of pieces of picture information and be arranged together to be displayed in one picture screen of a display device.04-23-2009
20090256963Electronic device, communication system, method of communication, and program - An electronic device includes a Consumer Electronic Control (CEC) device unit and a connected-device determination unit. The electronic device is capable of being connected to another electronic device having Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) information regarding capability, via a communication cable that enables transmission of video and audio data and enables exchange of connected-device control information. The connected-device determination unit determines a vendor of the other electronic device on the basis of at least one of the EDID information and a CEC message of the CEC unit obtained via the communication cable from the other electronic device, and changes processing on the basis of the vendor of the other device connected by the communication cable.10-15-2009
20090251605SYSTEM, METHOD AND DEVICES FOR HDMI TRANSMISSION - A High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) system is provided. The HDMI system comprises a media channel, an HDMI source device and at least two HDMI sink devices. The HDMI source device comprises a communication module and a DDC controller. The communication module connects to the HDMI sink devices directly via the media channel for transmission of media contents. The DDC controller is used to process Extended Display Interface Data (EDID) of the HDMI sink devices. In an embodiment, the DDC controller determines a media format commonly supported by the HDMI sink devices based on the EDID of the HDMI sink devices, and the communication module uses the media format to provide the media contents.10-08-2009
20090251606VIDEO CONTROL APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - Upon reception of a DDC access request from an external device connected to an HDMI port, a television receiver sets an electric potential of an HPD signal to ON level. Upon reception of an HDCP authentication initiation request from the external storage device after EDID is transmitted in response to a request from the external device, it is checked if an HDMI port to which that external device is connected is selected from a plurality of HDMI ports. If it is determined that the corresponding port is not selected, the control waits for selection of an HDMI port to which the external device is connected. If the corresponding port is selected, an electric potential of HPD signal is set at OFF level. After an elapse of 100 msec, the electric potential of the HPD signal is resumed to the ON level.10-08-2009
20090251604METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING A SIGNAL SOURCE - A method of selecting a signal input includes the steps of transmitting an audio signal to an audio input of a device that includes a plurality of audio inputs. A setting of the device is automatically advanced from a currently set audio input to another one of the audio inputs when the device does not output a signal associated with said audio signal.10-08-2009
20100165196AV PRESENTATION SYSTEM INCLUDING AN RCU FOR CONTROLLING AT LEAST ONE AV PRESENTATION DEVICE - An AV presentation device that may be installed as part of an AV presentation system including a television display device includes an RCU for emitting a user signal in response to user actuation and a base unit for connection to the television display device. The base unit includes an input element for receiving the user signal and, responsive thereto, launching a browser application that runs on the base unit and generates a signal for displaying a browser window on the television display device. The base unit also includes a memory storing a file which, when opened by the browser application, displays in the browser window a document including instructions pertaining to the RCU.07-01-2010
20100149417DETACHABLE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A detachable liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal module and a cradle. The liquid crystal module includes a liquid crystal panel, an optical sheet provided on a rear surface of the liquid crystal panel, an interface disposed on a rear surface of the liquid crystal panel, a power receiver disposed on the rear surface of the liquid crystal panel, a memory card and a timing controller for receiving second image data from external devices and permitting the first image data stored in the memory card to be displayed in the liquid crystal panel. The cradle includes a lamp emitting light, an inverter for supplying alternating current to the lamp, a connector for receiving third image data from external equipment, and an interface converter for applying the third image data to the interface of the liquid crystal module.06-17-2010
20100002136VIDEO DATA OUTPUTTING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING VIDEO DATA OUTPUTTING APPARATUS - A video data outputting apparatus, connected to a display apparatus receiving a broadcast signal and transmits video data recorded in an internal recording unit and/or an inserted recording medium, and video data generated based on the received broadcast signal to the display apparatus play-backs the stored video data, acquires input selection information indicating the input source of the currently displayed video data, and performs control to display information about the broadcast channel corresponding to currently output video data and the video of the broadcast channel on an image area when the video data generated based on the broadcast signal is being output to the display apparatus after the playback is stopped and the display apparatus receives the video data transmitted from the video data outputting apparatus. Then, the video data outputting apparatus is caused to transition to a state where the power consumption of the own apparatus is reduced.01-07-2010
20100165197DISPLAY PROCESSING APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a display processing apparatus comprises a first input terminal of the HDMI standard, configured to be connectable to an external apparatus, a detector configured to detect (i) a first signal which is included in an input signal supplied from the first input terminal, and (ii) a second signal which is included in the input signal supplied from the first input terminal and which is different from the first signal, and a generator configured to determine whether the external apparatus is not in a standby state but in an operating state based on a detecting result of the detector, and to generate an input signal selection screen representing the operating state of the external apparatus when the external apparatus is determined to be in the operating state.07-01-2010
20100188576Image display device and method for displaying an image - An image display device includes a display that shows an image based on image data, a first interface that is connected to a storage medium, the storage medium having the image data, a second interface, and a controller that selects the interface from which the image data of the image to be shown by the display is inputted. The controller selects the second interface when moving image data is detected in the storage medium while the controller selects the first interface.07-29-2010
20100225813TELEVISION RECEIVER - A television receiver cuts power supply to its built-in device which is overlapped with that of the external unit connected to the television receiver for reducing power consumption to cope with diversification of the external unit. The television receiver includes the tuner which receives a television broadcast signal, an external unit connection portion which connects the external unit with the HDMI cable, the HDMI process unit which acquires unit information data from the connected external unit to transmit video/audio data, and the power supply circuit which supplies power to the tuner. If the HDMI process unit determines that the connected external unit includes the same function as the tuner, the control unit allows the power supply circuit to stop power supply to the tuner.09-09-2010
20090040380INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND OUTPUT SWITCHING CONTROL METHOD - According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a display, a connector which outputs a video signal, a display driver which controls output of a video signal to the display and connector, a monitoring unit which monitors whether a partner switches an input from a video signal output from the connector to another video signal, the partner being connected to the connector, and an output switching unit which instructs the display driver to switch the output destination of the video signal from the connector to the display when the monitoring unit detects that the input of the partner is switched to the other video signal.02-12-2009
20090322944Electronic Device - An electronic device has a plurality of wired-connection terminals, a selection portion that selects one of the plurality of wired-connection terminals for input of source data, and a transmission portion that wiredly transmits a command requesting a shift to a normal-operation mode to another electronic device having a power-save mode after switching of input by selection by the selection portion. The plurality of wired-connection terminals are all of an identical type for wired connection to another electronic device having a power-save mode.12-31-2009
20090115900TELEVISION AND METHOD FOR ADDING DATAFILES THEREIN - A television includes a device memory for storing a plurality of data files; an interface for connecting an external device to the television; and a detector used for detecting whether the external device is connected to the television and detecting whether the external device has files, and generating a file detected signal when the external device has files; a process module configured for detecting whether the files in the external device are the same as the files in the device memory, and outputting options for selection when the files in the external device is not the same as the files in the device memory; an input module for receiving operational inputs and generating optional selection signal when receiving the options from the process module; the process module is further configured for generating an add signal when detecting a voltage of the optional selection signal is high; an add module used for copying the files from the external device to the television based on the add signal.05-07-2009
20090115899IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - There is provided an image processing apparatus for temporarily stopping reproduction of an accumulation image automatically when a display mode for displaying a broadcast image (image obtained from a broadcast wave) and the accumulation image (image obtained from a storage medium) is switched to a display mode for displaying only the broadcast image, and automatically resuming the reproduction of the accumulation image when the display mode for displaying only the broadcast image is switched to the display mode for displaying the broadcast image and the accumulation image.05-07-2009
20090109335IMAGE APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RECEIVING VIDEO SIGNAL - An image apparatus and a method for receiving a video signal are provided. The image apparatus includes dedicated input terminals for receiving only particular video signals, and a common input terminal for receiving diverse video signals, and determines the format of video signals input through a corresponding input terminal and then displays the determined format on a screen. Accordingly, the number of input terminals can be reduced and the user can identify the format of the video signal input through the common input terminal04-30-2009
20110242415VIDEO-AUDIO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO-AUDIO PROCESSING METHOD - According to one embodiment, a video-audio processing apparatus includes: an HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) terminal connectable with an HDMI-compatible device through an HDMI cable, the HDMI-compatible device having an HDMI-compatible input terminal, a non-HDMI-compatible input terminal and a switch configured to switch therebetween; and a controller configured to send a control command based on HDMI-CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) standard from the HDMI terminal to the HDMI-compatible device through the HDMI cable so as to change over the switch between the HDMI-compatible input terminal and the non-HDMI-compatible input terminal in the HDMI-compatible device.10-06-2011
20100295994MANAGEMENT AND DISPLAY OF VIDEO CONTENT - A method of transmitting video content between a computing device and display device. The method includes establishing a data connection between a receiver unit and the display device, where the receiver unit includes a first wireless transceiver and an output port, establishing a data connection between a transmitter unit and the computing device, where the transmitter unit includes a second wireless transceiver and a memory and is configured to perform two-way wireless communications with only the receiver unit and is configured to not perform two-way wireless communications with any other devices, and transmitting the video content from the transmitter unit to the receiver unit.11-25-2010
20110176057INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING SIGNAL OF INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE - An information processing device is provided with plural HDMI connectors through which an audio signal is supplied to the other information processing device. The device allows selection of an audio signal supply destination. The audio signal supply is requested, and the audio signal is supplied to the specified information processing device in the requested arriving order. The information processing device of a specific type is determined as a priority device which is preferentially selected to receive the audio signal. If the information processing device of specific type is determined as the priority device, and supply of the audio signal therefrom is requested, the audio signal is supplied to the priority device by terminating the audio signal supply to the other information processing device. The audio signal may be supplied to plural supply destinations.07-21-2011
20100321573METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONNECTING HDMI DEVICES USING A SERIAL FORMAT - An apparatus and a method for providing serialized HDMI data from an HDMI source to an HDMI sink. An HDMI transmitter may include inputs including control inputs, a deserializer, and a parser. The inputs may receive serialized HDMI data from an HDMI data source. A deserializer may deserialize the serialized HDMI data received on each of the respective inputs and outputting parallel data for each of the inputs. A parser may parse the parallel data output from the deserializer from each of the respective inputs into serial video data at a first clock rate and audio data at a second clock rate. Control inputs of the transmitter may be set to a first mode in which from the deserializer is caused to bypass the parser, and the parallel data is output from the HDMI transmitter.12-23-2010
20110164182Video Processing Apparatus and Video Processing Method - A video processing apparatus that includes an interface capable of transmitting a video signal and type information indicating a content of the video signal and reproduces and displays the video signal, includes: a judgment module to judge whether the type information has been transmitted to the interface; and a signal processing module to subject, when it is judged by the judgment module that the type information has been transmitted, the video signal to processing for setting an image quality of the video signal and video processing that is determined based on the type information.07-07-2011
20100214480HDMI Device and Electronic Device - An HDMI device includes a storing unit for storing signal-processing data relating to image and/or sound quality of the HDMI device, an information acquisition unit acquiring the signal-processing characteristic information of the another device connected by an HDMI connection, and a setting changing unit for changing the setting of signal-processing relating to the image and/or sound quality of the device based on the data stored in the storing unit and the data acquired by the information acquisition unit.08-26-2010
20100214481O/S APPLICATION BASED MULTIPLE DEVICE ACCESS WINDOWING DISPLAY - A system and method for providing access to a video display for multiple devices. Various aspects of the present invention may comprise receiving, at a video display system, a first video data signal through a first data communication interface and a second video data signal through a second data communication interface. A processor module may process the first and second video data signals to generate video information of first and second display windows in a composite display. For example, the processor module may transform and translate video information to fit display windows. The processor module may, for example, generate an output video signal comprising information of the first window and information of the second window. Such a signal may, for example, be utilized to drive an output display showing the first and second windows. Various aspects may also provide method steps and apparatus for controlling aspects of the displayed windows.08-26-2010
20110187929COMMUNICATION APPARATUS - A communication apparatus includes: first and second input terminals configured to receive a video signal and transmit and receive a control signal; a first controller configured to output a first control command for setting a first video stream path through which a video signal that is output from a first source apparatus is to flow; a second controller configured to output a second control command for setting a second video stream path through which a video signal that is output from a second source apparatus is to flow; and a display module configured to display a display screen that is generated from first video and second video that are generated from video signals that are transmitted through the first and second video stream paths, respectively, and received by the first input terminal and the second input terminal.08-04-2011
20090174817Display device, program information display method in display device, receiving device, and signal transmission method in receiving device - There is provided a display device including a signal receiving unit for receiving a video signal from an external device via a transmission path through a plurality of channels using a differential signal, an information receiving unit for receiving program information from the external device using a bidirectional communication path including predetermined lines of the transmission path, an image display unit for displaying images on image display elements based on the video signal received by the signal receiving unit, and a program information display unit for displaying the program information on the image display elements based on the program information received by the information receiving unit.07-09-2009
20120307151Embedding ARGB Data in a RGB Stream - Methods and systems are provided for merging a plurality of video inputs resulting in a single coherent output. More specifically, in one exemplary embodiment, a device embeds alpha red green blue (ARGB) data in an RGB stream which allows for preservation of the alpha channel over the video interface link.12-06-2012
20100253844ESTABLISHING TV INPUT AT POWER-ON - A TV presents a user interface (UI) to allow a user to select which one of plural input sources is to able used as the source of content to be presented on the TV at TV power-on.10-07-2010
20110157469TELEVISION REMOTE CONTROL UPDATE UPON EVENT - A television includes a remote control, at least two inputs and at least one device, each device connected to one of the inputs. Upon a system event such as changing from one input to another input, the television signals the remote control to change operation of at least one function key.06-30-2011
20120013803Method circuit and system for receiving a signal - A method, circuit and system for receiving a data signal uses two or more antennas adapted to receive a common data signal. The system includes mode selection logic to determine a mode of extracting data from a common signal received on either or both antennas. The mode may include a signal combination mode and/or a noise reduction mode.01-19-2012
20110090400Detection Method and Detection Device and Multimedia Device - A detection method for detecting connection statuses of a plurality of HDMI ports in an HDMI-compatible multimedia device includes receiving a plurality of electric information of the plurality of HDMI ports, and determining connection conditions of the plurality of HDMI ports.04-21-2011
20100208137Switched input video device - A switched input video device has a switched input, video improvement circuitry and/or transcoder circuitry, and a switch for communicating a switched input to at least one of the video improvement circuitry and the transcoder circuitry.08-19-2010
20120133832VIDEO SIGNAL SELECTING METHOD AND VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS - A video processing apparatus and a method capable of selecting various video signals are provided. The video processing apparatus includes an input unit which receives a video signal select key value by which a video signal select command to select one of the plurality of video signals is recognized; a storage unit which stores a plurality of video signal names corresponding to the plurality of video signals; and a control unit which sets a first display mode or a second display mode according to the duration of the video signal select key value, the first and second display modes indicating opposite orders in which the video signal names corresponding to the plurality of video signal units are displayed, and displays the video signal names sequentially in the set display mode. Thus, a user can conveniently select the video signal.05-31-2012
20110181778Video Signal Processing Apparatus and Video Signal Processing Method - A video signal processing apparatus includes: a determining module configured to determine whether an input video signal is a video signal of a film material or a video signal of a video material; and a resolution enhancing module configured to perform super-resolution processing on both of color information and luminance information of the input video signal when the determining module determines that the input video signal is a video signal of a film material, and performing super-resolution processing on color information of the input video signal when the determining module determines that the input video signal is a video signal of a video material.07-28-2011
20120212672METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING SETTINGS OF A DEVICE FOR PLAYBACK OF A CONTENT ITEM - A method for controlling settings of a rendering device (08-23-2012
20090059072VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD - According to one embodiment, a video processing apparatus includes: a structure computation unit that obtains a connection structure of HDMI compliant equipments connected with one another by HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) from physical addresses of the HDMI compliant equipments; and a video output unit that outputs video signal for displaying the connection structure of the HDMI compliant equipments connected by HDMI.03-05-2009
20120176542INPUT SELECTION DEVICE, VIDEO/SOUND REPRODUCTION SYSTEM, AND VIDEO/SOUND REPRODUCTION METHOD - When an HDMI key of an input operation unit is operated, a control unit outputs, to a projector, a control signal indicating that an HDMI terminal is selected from a control signal output unit, such that video based on a video signal separated from an input signal to the HDMI terminal is projected, and a sound signal separated from the input signal to the HDMI terminal is output from a mini jack to a mini jack of a switcher. The control unit issues an instruction to a sound signal selection unit to select a sound signal which is input to the mini jack serving as a sound input terminal corresponding to the HDMI terminal. As a result, sound based on the sound signal included in the input signal to the HDMI terminal is output from a speaker.07-12-2012
20120229704AUDIO PROCESSING APPARATUS, VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - A video audio system includes an audio processing apparatus capable of processing audio signals input from a plurality of input sources and a video processing apparatus capable of displaying a video image based on a video signal input from a selected input source. The video processing apparatus executes image processing based on the selected input source type notified by the audio processing apparatus, and transmits delay time information required for the image processing. The audio processing apparatus delays an audio signal based on the delay time information transmitted from the video processing apparatus.09-13-2012
20080297656Video Processing Device and Video Processing Method - According to one embodiment, a video processing device comprises a communication unit which communicates with other video processing devices via communication paths, a remote controller communication unit which receives operation signals corresponding to operations of a predetermined key of a remote controller, and a control unit which performs processing by selecting either a first control mode that controls operations of the video processing device by the operation signals from the remote controller unit or a second control mode that controls operations of other video processing devices by the operation signals from the remote controller communication unit.12-04-2008
20120320270DISPLAY DEVICE AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - A display device properly corrects chromaticity of display images with achieving high brightness. A liquid crystal display device 12-20-2012
20110007217Structure Of An Apparatus For Sharing Video Input/Output Modules Among Handheld Devices - A structure of an apparatus for sharing video input/output modules among handheld devices is provided, including a sharing slot, with a top golden finger part and a bus cable to form a first signal path from the video input module of a handheld device, and a bottom golden finger part and a bus cable and a connector to from a second signal path to a video input processor of the handheld device. The present invention may further include a bypass element for shorting the two signal paths by connecting the top golden finger part and the bottom golden finger part of the sharing slot. With the present invention, a second handheld device having extending signal paths can be inserted into the sharing slot of the first handheld to use the video input/output module of the first handheld device to accomplish the sharing of video input/output modules among handheld devices.01-13-2011
20110157470RECEIVER, RECEIVING METHOD AND OUTPUT CONTROL METHOD - It is configured to receive digital content and output control information for controlling output of the relevant digital content, and when the output control information received shows that picture subjected to high resolution transformation using super-resolution technology is not allowed to be digitally outputted, to output the digital content to a display means in resolution equal to or lower than resolution of picture received.06-30-2011
20080225169Television connection state detecting device and image display device - The invention provides a television-connection-state detecting device that includes: a resistor element that is connected to a television connection terminal that outputs an analog video signal that is to be displayed on a television receiver, the resistor element having the same resistance value as that of a termination resistor of a connection terminal of the television receiver that can be connected to the television connection terminal; a reference voltage generation circuit that generates reference voltages for comparing a voltage signal level at the television-connection-terminal-side end of the resistor element and a voltage signal level at the opposite-side end of the resistor element, the reference voltage generation circuit generating each of the reference voltages in such a manner that a first reference voltage for the television-connection-terminal-side end of the resistor element is higher than a second reference voltage for the opposite-side end of the resistor element by a predetermined level difference; a first clamping circuit that clamps a voltage signal level at the television-connection-terminal-side end of the resistor element at the first reference voltage; a second clamping circuit that clamps a voltage signal level at the opposite-side end of the resistor element at the second reference voltage; a comparison circuit that has a first input terminal into which a voltage signal that has been subjected to clamping processing performed by the first clamping circuit is inputted and further has a second input terminal into which a voltage signal that has been subjected to clamping processing performed by the second clamping circuit is inputted, the comparison circuit outputting a voltage signal that has a level corresponding to high/low relationship between a voltage signal level at the first input terminal and a voltage signal level at the second input terminal that is found as a result of a comparison made therebetween; a first low-pass filter that is provided between the first input terminal of the comparison circuit and the first clamping circuit; a second low-pass filter that is provided between the second input terminal of the comparison circuit and the second clamping circuit; and a judging unit that makes a judgment as to whether an analog video signal input device is connected to the television connection terminal or not on the basis of a voltage signal level outputted from the comparison circuit.09-18-2008
20080225168METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING A TELEVISION SIGNAL WITH A COARSELY POSITIONED IF FREQUENCY - Various embodiments are described herein for a universal television receiver that is capable of processing television channel signals broadcast according to a variety of analog and digital broadcast standards. Analog processing includes using coarse filtering with pass bands that are wide enough to accommodate frequency shifts in a desired television channel signal and analog circuitry variability and digital processing includes tracking a carrier frequency of the desired television channel signal to generate and apply a frequency shift feedback signal to compensate for frequency shifts in the carrier frequency.09-18-2008
20080225167METHOD FOR DISPLAYING VIDEO PICTURES - A method of displaying video pictures, comprising: displaying a first video picture of a first standard; receiving at least one second video picture of a second standard which is different from said first standard; switching to a thumbnail view; and displaying said at least one second video picture in said thumbnail view.09-18-2008
20080225166Audio-video apparatus - An audio-video apparatus, which is connectable to a plurality of external devices (e.g., DVD players, TV monitors, and game devices) so as to process input signals thereof and to thereby control them individually, stores a plurality of packaged information regarding setups and operations, i.e., a plurality of scene templates, which are assigned to a plurality of scene buttons in advance. When the user presses a desired scene button, the corresponding scene template is called and read out so as to automatically realize prescribed setup and operation in connection with a desired external device. The audio-video apparatus allows the user to edit and customize scene templates assigned to the scene buttons in association with messages indicating details of scene templates, which are visually displayed on the screen.09-18-2008
20130169874DISPLAY APPARATUS, CONNECTABLE EXTERNAL PERIPHERAL DEVICE AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING AN IMAGE - A display apparatus, a connectable external peripheral device and a method of displaying an image are disclosed. The display apparatus includes a display unit; an image processor which first processes an image signal according to a preset first image processing operation, and secondly processes the first processed image signal processed according to the first image processing operation, and outputs the processed image signal to the display unit. The display apparatus further includes a peripheral device connector, to which an external peripheral device is connected that processes the image signal processed by the first image processing operation. The second image processing operation is performed in the external peripheral device. The image processor transmitting to the external peripheral device the first processed image signal in response to the external peripheral device being connected to the peripheral device connector.07-04-2013
20130113994Method and Apparatus for Determining Type of Video Signal to be Output - A method for determining a type of video signal to be output is provided. The method includes: respectively extracting detection signals in video signals in different video output interface modes; respectively converting the extracted detection signal into a direct current voltage signal; and respectively comparing the direct current voltage signal with a voltage threshold, and determining, according to a comparison result, a type of video signal to be output. An embodiment further provides an apparatus for determining a type of video signal to be output. The embodiments of the present invention, by respectively extracting a detection signal included in a video signal in each video output interface mode, and comparing a voltage of the detection signal with a voltage threshold, determine whether a corresponding DAC port in the each video output interface mode is connected to a load terminal, and thereby determine a video signal to be output.05-09-2013
20110273616Television Capable of Implementing Function Extension - A television is disclosed in the present invention, which includes a television core subsystem, a television function extension component and a gold finger connecter. The television core subsystem is configured within the interior of the television for receiving audio/video signal in different formats. The television function extension component is used for providing the option of different functions. The gold finger connector is electronically connected between the television core subsystem and the television function extension component, and includes a first connecting end and a second connecting end; wherein the first connecting end is configured on the television function extension component, the second connecting end is electronically connected to the television core subsystem, and the power signal terminal, communication signal terminal and audio/video signal terminal of the first connecting end correspond respectively to the power signal terminal, communication signal terminal and audio/video signal terminal of the second connecting end.11-10-2011
20120274851MOBILE TERMINAL AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING IMAGE USING THE SAME - The present invention provides a mobile terminal and a method of displaying an image using the same. A method of displaying an image includes connecting a mobile terminal displaying an image on a screen to a display apparatus through a TV-out cable; terminating the display of the image on the screen by the mobile terminal and displaying supplementary information of the image on the mobile terminal; and displaying the image in the display apparatus by transmitting the image from the mobile terminal to the display apparatus through the TV-out cable. By utilizing a display apparatus for displaying an image, and a display screen of a mobile terminal as a space for controlling the image and displaying supplementary information of the image file, the convenience of a user of the mobile terminal is improved.11-01-2012
20110234905Music amplifier/ mixer - A music mixer has an input component comprising a plurality of input sources to provide audio/video input signals; an audio/video processing component selectively receiving the input signals from the input component, processing and mixing the audio/video input signals to generate audio/video output signals and control information; and an output component outputting the audio/video output, wherein the output component further provides visual image of the video output signals and the control information.09-29-2011
20120287343DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display system is described that extends the functionality of a mobile display device such that video content generated thereby can be displayed by a different display device, wherein such video content may be the same as or different from video content currently being displayed by the mobile display device. This may be achieved when the mobile display device is engaged with a docking station that provides one or more of power, an extended user interface, network connectivity, and audio/video output features to the mobile display device. Such docking station may include a video interface for connecting the docking station to the different display device. When the mobile display device is engaged with the docking station and the docking station is connected to the different display device via the video interface, video content can be routed from the mobile display device to the different display device.11-15-2012
20130194502DISPLAY APPARATUS, UPGRADING APPARATUS, DISPLAY SYSTEM AND DATA PROCESSING METHOD OF DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display system comprising: a display apparatus which comprises a first data processor to perform a first data processing, an output unit to output the processed data, at least one first signal connector to transmit and receive data and a first controller to control the first data processor; and an upgrading apparatus which comprises at least one second signal connector connected to the first signal connector to connect the display apparatus from the outside, a second data processor to perform a second data processing, and a second controller to control the second data processor. The first data processor and the second data processor perform the data processing independently.08-01-2013

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