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348553000 - BASIC RECEIVER WITH ADDITIONAL FUNCTION

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20120162520AUDIO/VIDEO DEVICE HAVING A VOLUME CONTROL FUNCTION FOR AN EXTERNAL AUDIO REPRODUCTION UNIT BY USING VOLUME CONTROL BUTTONS OF A REMOTE CONTROLLER AND VOLUME CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - An audio/video (A/V) device having a volume control function for external audio reproduction units by using volume control buttons of a remote controller is provided. The A/V device includes speakers, an audio output port for externally outputting an audio signal, an audio signal processing unit for reproducing and amplifying the audio signal and applying the amplified audio signal to the speakers or the audio output port, a memory unit for storing volume control values, and a control unit for applying to the audio signal processing unit any of the volume control values stored in the memory based on whether the external audio reproduction unit is plugged in the audio output port. The control unit controls the audio signal processing unit to adjust the volume control values for the audio output port by the volume control buttons when the external audio reproduction unit is plugged in the audio output port.06-28-2012
20110194029TOUCH SENSOR FOR CONTROLLING EYEWEAR - Capacitive touch sensors are integrated with a head-mounted display (HMD) device or other video eyewear devices to create a more reliable and more intuitive user interface. The sensors, which may be implemented as an array, control various aspects of a left and right channel multimedia presentation, such as interpupillary distance or stereoscopic convergence, brightness, volume, or power mode.08-11-2011
20100073567METHOD OF GENERATING KEY CODE IN COORDINATE RECOGNITION DEVICE AND VIDEO DEVICE CONTROLLER USING THE SAME - A video device controller (03-25-2010
20100073566ON-SCREEN DISPLAY METHOD AND A DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - On-screen-display contents are displayed by sending abstracted information of the on-screen-display contents to a data handler of the display device. The data handler translates the abstracted information and passes the translated information to an on-screen-display decoder. The on-screen-display decoder composes the on-screen-display contents using the translated information. The composed on-screen-display contents are displayed on a screen of the display device.03-25-2010
20100045868BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD OF PROVIDING PREFERRED CHANNEL THEREOF - A broadcast receiver and method of providing a preferred channel thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes receiving a program of the preferred channel (02-25-2010
20100007791TELEVISION DISPLAY EDITOR - A system is disclosed that enhances television viewing by providing users the ability to selectively blank a portion of their screen. Broadcasters today often dedicate some percentage of display “real estate” to push additional content (e.g., scores from other games, regional weather forecasts, etc.) via a virtual “ticker tape”. More often than not, the average viewer will find the ticker tape a distraction if not an annoyance after a short period of time. The embodiments discussed herein allow the viewer a means by which to blank that portion of the screen. The user moves a cursor to designate a portion of the screen to be blanked.01-14-2010
20130070155METHOD FOR DISPLAYING ON-SCREEN DISPLAY IMAGE - A method for displaying on-screen display (OSD) image, suitable for a display apparatus, is provided. In the present invention, the OSD image is enabled for showing a setting menu of the display apparatus. The setting menu includes many items. When one of the items is selected, whether the selected item is valid is determined according to a current using state of the display apparatus. If the selected item is valid, a function corresponding to the selected item is executed. If the selected item is not valid, a suggestive block is displayed on the OSD image.03-21-2013
20130070153ONSCREEN REMOTE CONTROL PRESENTED BY AUDIO VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE SUCH AS TV TO CONTROL SOURCE OF HDMI CONTENT - An audio video display device (AVDD) includes a processor and a touch screen video display. The AVDD also includes a computer readable storage medium bearing instructions executable by the processor to present at least one image of a remote control (RC) on the display. Accordingly, responsive to a first user command, the processor presents an image of a full RC on the display. Responsive to a second user command, the processor presents an image of a direction-only RC on the display that permits a user only to enter direction commands and an “enter” command.03-21-2013
20130070154REMOTE CONTROLLER APPARATUS, BROADCAST RECEIVING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - A remote controller apparatus for controlling a broadcast receiving apparatus is provided, in which the remote controller apparatus includes a storage unit, a user interface unit which sequentially receives at least one control instruction relating to controlling the broadcast receiving apparatus, an interface unit which transmits the at least one control instruction received via the user interface unit to the broadcast receiving apparatus, and which receives status information relating to the broadcast receiving apparatus based on the at least one control instruction, and a control unit causes the status information to be stored by the storage unit, and if the instruction relating to setting macro functionality is received via the user interface unit, generates a macro instruction relating to controlling the broadcast receiving apparatus based on the status information and causes the generated macro instruction to be stored by the storage unit.03-21-2013
20100134685DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE - A digital image processing device in which the transfer data amount is reduced and a plurality of OSD images are superimposed on video includes: a sequencer configured to overlay a plurality of OSD images on each other considering their priorities and store a resultant synthesized image in a work memory; a switch signal generation section configured to generate a switch signal indicating which pixel among pixels of the plurality of OSD images should be displayed as a pixel of the synthesized image based on coordinate data indicating regions in which the plurality of OSD images are displayed and the priorities of the plurality of OSD images; and a conversion section configured to store lookup tables each indicating the relationship between index data and data representing a color corresponding to the index data, convert index data of the synthesized image read from the work memory to data representing a corresponding color using the lookup table corresponding to the switch signal, and output the resultant data.06-03-2010
20090040384VIDEO APPARATUS CAPABLE OF OUTPUTTING OSD DATA THROUGH UNAUTHORIZED OUTPUT PATH TO PROVIDE USER WITH WARNING MESSAGE OR INTERACTIVE HELP DIALOGUE - A video apparatus includes a video processor for performing video processing to generate normal video data. The video processor includes an on-screen display (OSD) module for selectively generating OSD data that is capable of being mixed into the normal video data. The video apparatus further includes a digital output path including a digital transmitter and an analog output path including a digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The video apparatus is capable of outputting OSD data through an unauthorized output path out of the digital and analog output paths to provide a user with a warning message or an interactive help dialogue.02-12-2009
20090091658AV SYSTEM - The AV system is an AV system comprising a display device and a plurality of AV appliances including an AV appliance having plural functions connected by way of a digital interface, in which the types of plural AV functions, and information of input and output of video signal and audio signal are acquired by way of the digital interface, and icons of plural AV appliances, and the connection state diagram showing the flow of video signal and audio signal are displayed on the display device, and the AV appliances can be operated from the connection state diagram. In this AV system, the connection relation of AV appliances, and the flow of video and audio signals can be recognized intuitively, and the appliances can be operated easily from the television screen.04-09-2009
20110058103METHOD OF RASTER-SCAN SEARCH FOR MULTI-REGION ON-SCREEN DISPLAY AND SYSTEM USING THE SAME - A method of raster-scan search for multi-region OSD and a system using the same are provided. The multi-region OSD is to be displayed on a screen after an alpha-blending of a mixer. The method includes at least following procedures. First, a global header search is executed in the first memory module for each or a portion of a plurality of search lines so as to determine a blending region and store header addresses of OSD regions in a second memory module. Next, whether there is a dummy region at the search line is determined. In addition, an alpha value for the dummy region, a dummy data of the dummy region and the OSD data of the OSD regions at the search line are transmitted to the mixer.03-10-2011
20120188456SINK DEVICE - To provide a sink device that outputs image data and audio data separately when outputting the audio data by using an ARC function, the present invention discloses a sink device that receives image data through an HDMI input port connected to an HDMI cable comprising, an audio input section to receive plural audio data, an HDMI reply section that complies with an ARC function to transmit the received audio data from the HDMI input port, and a control section that receives a selection of the input audio data input to the audio input section and outputs the selected audio data from the audio input section to the HDMI reply section.07-26-2012
20090256967AV DEVICE - An AV device is provided that can automatically perform OSD display setting of other AV devices at a time based on local ODS display setting even when a plurality of AV devices are connected. The AV device (depicted as TV 10-15-2009
20100171878SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SELECTING AND DISPLAYING VIDEO CONTENT - A television receiver displays television receiver menu information simultaneously with a video stream in an integrated display screen. From within the display screen, the user can select the video stream to close the menu information and display the video stream the television programming in a full screen mode.07-08-2010
20110292286BROADCASTING RECEPTION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTING BROADCASTING CHANNEL USING THE SAME - A broadcasting system is provided, which includes an input unit including a character set button, and a broadcasting reception device. The broadcasting reception device includes a broadcasting information storing unit storing a PSIP, a broadcasting station title loading unit loading a broadcasting channel corresponding to a title information of a broadcasting station set by the character set buttons using the PSIP stored in the broadcasting information storing unit, and a broadcasting title data displaying unit displaying a broadcasting channel loading the broadcasting station title loading unit.12-01-2011
20110134327DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER - A digital broadcast receiver includes a broadcast reception and reproduction unit 06-09-2011
20090278987USER INTERFACE FOR CONSUMER ELECTRONIC PRODUCT - Example systems and methods of a television user interface include a channel list vertically disposed on a television screen, an input device for receiving inputs for selecting a channel on the channel list, and an information bar horizontally disposed on the television screen in correspondence with a selected channel, wherein the information bar provides information about programming on the selected channel.11-12-2009
20090244380Television Broadcast Receiving Apparatus and Television Setting Method - According to one embodiment, a television broadcast receiving apparatus has a recording module that records setting information set in regard to a plurality of setting items, a display that displays a setting screen required to set setting values of the plurality of setting items, a setting input module that input the setting information in the setting screen to set the setting values of the plurality of setting items displayed in the display, an acquiring module that acquires a setting code associated with the plurality of setting items in the setting screen, a setting code input module that input the setting code, and a setting value setting module that sets the setting values of the plurality of setting items in association with the setting code input from the setting code input module.10-01-2009
20100118196METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SCANNING CHANNEL IN DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVER - A method and an apparatus for scanning a channel in a digital broadcast receiver are provided. In the method, number of broadcast channels to be scanned are determined. Frequency values corresponding to the broadcast channels are determined. Thereafter, at least one broadcast channel is scanned based on the determined frequency values.05-13-2010
20090141174SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING GUIDE DATA ON A REMOTE CONTROL - System and method for displaying guide data on a remote control. In one embodiment, guide data may be received in a first format by the remote control. The guide data may be converted from the first format to a second format based in part on a predefined user preference. A portion of the guide data may be displayed in accordance with the second format on a display of the remote control such that guide data is displayed according to a first scale.06-04-2009
20090284658IMAGE SIGNAL RECEIVER AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING PROGRESS BARS - Disclosed herein are a broadcasting receiver for displaying a plurality of recorded broadcasting programs so as to be differentiated from one another and searching for, selecting and reproducing a specific program, and a method of displaying recorded data. A plurality of image contents processed by image processing is recorded, the image contents are recorded or the recorded image contents are read, and on-screen display (OSD) information of the recorded image contents is generated. A first progress bar (s11-19-2009
20120293713IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An image processing apparatus and control method are provided. The image preprocess apparatus includes an image receiver which receives an analog broadcasting signal; an image processor which converts the analog broadcasting signal into a digital broadcasting signal; and a filtering unit which selectively performs a low pass filtering on the analog broadcasting signal to filter a frequency higher than a preset frequency and transmits the selectively-filtered analog broadcasting signal to the image processor corresponding to a reception of the analog broadcasting signal by air.11-22-2012
20090244379DISPLAY HAVING UNSHIELDED OSD AND METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING UNSHIELDED OSD - A displayer having an unshielded on screen displayer (OSD) and a method for implementing the unshielded OSD are described. A microprocessor of the displayer having the unshielded OSD generates a plurality of first opaque items without a background color and a first background layer having a size the same as that of the first opaque items, and combines the first opaque items with the first background layer into a function menu. When a controller controls the first background layer to move around, the first background layer is overlapped with one of the first opaque items without the background color, and taken as an undercoat for the first opaque item, so as to highlight the information carried by the first opaque item. The first opaque item without the background color does not easily shield the screen image, so as to avoid shielding a viewable area of the screen.10-01-2009
20080303948VIDEO SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS - By setting an area for displaying OSD data, a high-intensity part of this area is highlighted and an area which is not to be highlighted is set. Also, by performing translucent display of the OSD data and natural-image data, an area which is not to be highlighted can be set.12-11-2008
20110221964Remote Frames - A device that can operate according to a menu. A first aspect describes an array of preview frames were each preview frame can represent a program such as a video program or an intranet site. A selection window within the array allows selecting different preview frames Another aspect describes use of this sliding array system within a GPS device.09-15-2011
20120105725Television System, Television Set and Remote Controller - In response to an operation such as power-on or power-off, channel change and sound volume change, a television set combined with a personal computer automatically makes e-mail with information in a predetermined format indicative of the operation attached. The e-mail is automatically sent to another television set to inform the other television set of operation of the own television set. On the other hand, the e-mail can be sent to a rating company for audience share survey. The television set automatically reads the received e-mail and attachment to change the indication of display. The television set has storage of the received information for analysis of an abnormality. Abnormality can be also sensed through abnormal act on the remote controller apt to be taken by a person in panic or off the truck. The television set refuses information from unknown address for blocking an attack of a stranger.05-03-2012
20120105724TV Use Simulation - A method of simulating use of a television consistent with certain implementations of the present invention involves switching a television remote controller or a television STB to an operational mode in which a simulating function is activated. While in the simulating function is activated, the television receiver device is operated in a manner which to simulates operations that a user performs when using the television receiver device by changing operation at scheduled times, random times or random time intervals. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.05-03-2012
20120194742SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING INTERACTIVE INFORMATION - A system and method for interactively presenting content related information to facilitate user setting modification. The method includes accessing content from a content source which comprises a plurality of information associated with the content and displaying a banner comprising a portion of the plurality of information. A piece of the plurality of information associated with the content is selectable by the user via on-screen elements. The method further includes receiving a selection of the piece of information of the plurality of information associated with the content and performing a function associated with the piece of information of the plurality of information associated with the content, e.g., modifying a television setting related to the selected information.08-02-2012
20100259682Wireless link status presentation for wireless displays - A deviation from an expected wireless link status between a wireless display device and a local wireless media transmission device is detected via the wireless display device. The local wireless media transmission device is located proximate to the wireless display device. It is determined that an expected wireless signal is not incident upon a first wireless receiver of the wireless display device based upon the detected deviation from the expected wireless link status. A problem is identified that causes the detected deviation from the expected wireless link status. A wireless status indicator is displayed via the display. The wireless status indicator indicates that the expected wireless signal is not incident upon the first wireless receiver and indicates the identified problem that causes the detected deviation from the expected wireless link status. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.10-14-2010
20100225815Systems methods and apparatuses for rendering user customizable multimedia signals on a display device - A receiver comprising a tuner for receiving a first piece of content and a processor configured to receive the first piece of content from the tuner and a second piece of content. The processor is further configured to combine the first piece of content with a portion of the second piece of content to create a combined piece of content, and to output the combined piece of content to a display device. In exemplary embodiments, the first and second pieces of content are selected by a user.09-09-2010
20100225816Image Signal Processing Apparatus and Method of Controlling the Same - According to one embodiment, a memory stores demonstration image data. A set module outputs a set signal to order a demonstration. An image reading module reads the demonstration image data from the memory in response to the set signal. And a display control module controls execution of a demonstration mode which outputs the read demonstration image data for displaying, next controls execution of a display mode which outputs on-air image data for displaying at the end of the demonstration mode, and controls execution of a shift in the demonstration mode after the display mode being elapsed a predetermined time.09-09-2010
20090251609System and method for determining a mode of viewing a display and adapting displayed elements to the mode of viewing - A method of displaying information on a video display monitor is disclosed, and comprises receiving a command to display an on-screen display (OSD) menu, determining an origin of the command to display the OSD menu, if the command originated from an actuation of a control on the video display monitor, then generating and displaying a first OSD menu, and if the command originated from an actuation of a control on a remote control device, then generating and displaying a second OSD menu. The first OSD menu and the second OSD menu are different.10-08-2009
20120242901METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING AN ON-SCREEN DISPLAY - At least one display parameter of an on-screen display based upon the type of user interface device (09-27-2012
20090153736EMBEDDED VIDEO DEMO MODE FOR TELEVISION - Process and methods for effectively displaying product features in a point of purchase environment to draw the attention of the consumer to the manufacturer's television. In one embodiment, the un-used capacity of the television memory devices are used to store and run an embedded video demo. The embedded video demo can be accessed through the television's menu structure, via a dedicated button on the remote control device, or can be set to run periodically after a predetermine time period. When the embedded video is set to play continuously or periodically, the television's on-screen-display controller blocks the display on the screen of a primary video corresponding to a program signal being input to the television, which in many instances will be a common program signal broadcast to all of the televisions on display in a consumer electronics store or department.06-18-2009
20100002140TELEVISION WITH INTEGRATED ASYNCHRONOUS/SYNCHRONOUS KVMP SIGNAL SWITCH FOR CONSOLE AND PERIPHERAL DEVICES - A television with integrated signal switch (01-07-2010
20110242416Electronic device and information processing program - There is provided an electronic device and an information processing program, which may provide a user with information about functions of the electronic device without stress to the user. The electronic device includes: a holding section holding plural pieces of function-introductory information each concerning a plurality of functions of the electronic device; a determination section selecting one out of the plural pieces of function-introductory information, and determining the selected piece of function-introductory information as transmission information to be transmitted to an external display device; and an output section outputting the transmission information.10-06-2011
20090046204VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF - A video processing apparatus includes: a communication unit which receives a video content and property information of the video content from an external supply source; a video processor which processes the video content; and a controller which controls the video processor to adjust a property of the video content based on the property information of the video content received through the communication unit.02-19-2009
20100053438IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, PROJECTOR, CONTROL METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT - The image display device and the like may generate an OSD image with the contents at the time of temporary non-display instruction when there is a redisplay instruction after temporary non-display instruction of a normal OSD image. As a result, the user can perform adjustment and the like of an image using an OSD image more efficiently. Since the image display device and the like generate a second OSD image showing temporary non-display at the time of temporary non-display of a normal OSD image, the user can see that the normal OSD image is in a temporary non-display state. In addition, since the size of the second OSD image is small, almost the entire original image can be checked.03-04-2010
20120188457IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An image processing apparatus includes: an operation part that specifies, for an input image of an inputted video signal, a display range of the input image to be displayed on a display part according to a user operation; and an image processing part that extracts an image within the display range from the input image when it is detected that the display range specified by the operation signal reaches an edge of four sides of the input image, and performs a process of drawing a line along an edge of a screen of the display part correspondingly to a direction in which the display range reaches the edge of the four sides of the input image.07-26-2012
20100053440TELEVISION FAST POWER UP MODE - Systems and methods that facilitates in a television a fast transition from a off/low power state to powered up/operating state. In a preferred embodiment, the television comprises a screen, a projection/image display engine coupled to the screen, an on-screen-display (OSD) controller coupled to the display engine, and a digital module (control module) coupled to the OSD controller. The control module preferably comprises a processor configured with a low power mode of operation and adapted to maintain the television operating parameters while in the low power mode of operation.03-04-2010
20100134686Automatic OSD Adjusting Device and Method - An automatic OSD adjusting device and the associated method are provided. The device includes a receiving unit, a processing unit, an OSD unit and an OSD adjusting module. The receiving unit receives a video signal. The processing unit is coupled to the receiving unit and processes the video signal to generate a pixel signal. The OSD unit generates an OSD signal. The OSD adjusting module, coupled to the processing unit and the OSD unit, compares the OSD signal with the pixel signal to generate a comparison result, and selectively adjusts the OSD signal according to the comparison result.06-03-2010
20090027555ON SCREEN DISPLAYS ASSOCIATED WITH REMOTE VIDEO SOURCE DEVICES - In some embodiments, an apparatus includes interface circuitry to receive signals including video signals and drawing commands, and a command interpreter to receive the drawing commands and provide on screen display (OSD) signals in response to the drawing commands. Video processing circuitry processes the received video signals to provide processed video signals, and a blender to blend the OSD signals and the processed video signals to produce blended video signals including the OSD signals and the processed video signals. Other embodiments are described and claimed.01-29-2009
20100302445INFORMATION DISPLAY DEVICE, INFORMATION DISPLAY METHOD, AND INFORMATION DISPLAY PROGRAM PRODUCT - An information display device includes a video display section displaying video information, an audio information acquisition section acquiring audio information synchronized with the video information, a color determination section determining a color in response to a volume of the audio information acquired by the audio information acquisition section, and a volume display control section displaying an inside of a volume level display region set to a part of a video display region of the video display section in the color determined by the color determination section.12-02-2010
20100302444IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF - A method of operating an image display apparatus includes generating a thumbnail image based on an input signal, detecting an error in the thumbnail image, and displaying the thumbnail image if no error is detected in the thumbnail image.12-02-2010
20090316047IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS - An image processing apparatus comprising: a plurality of input terminals to which a plurality of image transmitting apparatuses that transmit image data can be connected; a plurality of output terminals to which a plurality of image receiving apparatuses that receive image data can be connected; an image processing section that adjusts image data inputted from any of the plurality of input terminals, to a processing image quality adjustment value and outputs the adjusted image data from any of the plurality of output terminals; an input setting section that sets an input image quality adjustment value for each of the plurality of input terminals, according to a user operation; an output setting section that sets an output image quality adjustment value for each of the plurality of output terminals, according to a user operation; a selecting section that selects one of the input terminals to which image data is to be inputted and one of the output terminals from which the image data is to be outputted; and an image quality adjustment value calculating section that adds together an input image quality adjustment value set for the selected input terminal and an output image quality adjustment value set for the selected output terminal and thereby calculates a processing image quality adjustment value.12-24-2009
20100321575Method for Processing On-Screen Display and Associated Embedded System - An embedded system for processing an on-screen display (OSD) includes an input apparatus, a user interface resource storage unit and a two-dimensional (2D) graphic engine. The method for processing the OSD includes receiving a control command associated with a 2D image processing procedure, the 2D image processing procedure generating a transitional image according to a first 2D image and a second 2D image, and displaying the first 2D image, the transitional image and the second 2D image to render a three-dimensional-like (3D-like) OSD.12-23-2010
20110134326VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS - A video processing apparatus includes a device data storage configured to store device data which is information about connection of peripheral devices, a cable data storage configured to store cable data which is information about cables, a data controller configured to read out the device data of a selected one of the peripheral devices from the device data storage, and the cable data of a selected one of the cables from the cable data storage, a connection analyzer configured to determine one of the cables which is used to connect the video processing apparatus and the selected peripheral device together, based on the device data read out from the device data storage and the cable data read out from the cable data storage, and a display unit configured to display an image of the cable determined by the connection analyzer along with an image of the selected peripheral device.06-09-2011
20110134325IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME - An image display apparatus and a method for operating the image display apparatus are provided. The method receives a broadcast signal, generates a thumbnail image based on broadcast information included in the received broadcast signal when the received broadcast signal is a broadcast signal of at least one of an audio channel, a data channel, or a scrambled channel, and displays a thumbnail list including the generated thumbnail image. This allows the user to easily identify the contents of broadcasts of a plurality of channels.06-09-2011
20110255003METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRESENTING ON-SCREEN GRAPHICS IN A FRAME-COMPATIBLE 3D FORMAT - A method and apparatus for rendering an OSD on a background frame having a plurality of background subframes together defining a 3D image is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises the steps of generating a first background subframe describing a first perspective and having an overlaid OSD, generating a second background subframe describing the first perspective and having the overlaid OSD, and providing the first background subframe describing the first perspective and having the overlaid OSD and the second background subframe having the overlaid OSD to a display.10-20-2011
20110080521ON-SCREEN DISPLAY TO HIGHLIGHT WHAT A DEMO VIDEO IS MEANT TO ILLUSTRATE - Metadata defining an on-screen display (OSD) including text and/or symbols is embedded in a demonstration video for play on a TV in a retail outlet. The metadata is executed by the TV to overlay the OSD on the demonstration video to identify various advantages provided by the TV.04-07-2011
20100110296METHOD OF WATCHING DATA BROADCAST AND A RECEIVING DEVICE FOR IMPLEMENTING THE SAME - A device for receiving data broadcast signal is disclosed. More specifically, the device includes a memory configured to store data, a primary tuner configured to synchronize at least one transmit stream (TS) of the selected channel, a secondary tuner configured to synchronize each of all available channels in sequential order, a TS processing unit configured to convert the at least one TS into audible audio, displayable video, and displayable data broadcast, a controller configured to determine channels which provide data broadcast from the synchronized channels from the secondary tuner and to store a channel list, which includes channels determined to provide data broadcast, a display module configured to display the channel list on a screen, and at least one speaker configured to output audible audio of the channel.05-06-2010
20100110297Video displaying apparatus and setting information displaying method - There is provided a video displaying apparatus includes a plurality of video input units for inputting mutually different video signals; a display unit for displaying the video signals thereon; and a display control unit for displaying setting information on a display setting of a video signal input from the individual video input unit on the display unit in a list.05-06-2010
20090174818Video output device and OSD forced display method of video output device - A video output device includes an OSD generation means for generating OSD (On Screen Display) for controlling the device itself, a detection means for detecting a connected state in which the device is connected to a prescribed external display device in a state realizing a mutual device control function which can perform control between devices mutually and a forced output means for outputting the OSD generated by the OSD generation means to the external display device forcibly and displaying the OSD on a display portion of the external display device regardless of any setting of the device when detecting the connected state by the detection means.07-09-2009
20100026895APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY TIME OF ON-SCREEN-DISPLAY - An apparatus and a method for controlling a display time of an OSD are provided. The apparatus includes a display unit and a controller. The display unit displays an OSD icon. The controller removes the OSD icon based on a screen change of the display unit.02-04-2010
20100007792METHOD FOR DISPLAYING ON-SCREEN-DISPLAY (OSD) ITEMS AND DISPLAY APPARATUS APPLYING THE SAME - An on-screen-display (OSD) item displaying method and a display apparatus applying the OSD item displaying method. In the method an OSD menu containing a plurality of OSD items is displayed on an OSD menu display area, and when an event occurs, an event OSD item associated with the event may be displayed using the OSD menu display area and a content display area. Therefore, the display apparatus can selectively display the OSD menu on the content display area, which enables a user to more easily recognize important information.01-14-2010
20110051002DIGITAL INTERFACE SYSTEM TO SUPPORT ETHERNET AND CABLE CONNECTION STATE DISPLAYING METHOD THEREOF - A digital interface system to display an inappropriate connection state of a digital interface (High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) in an HDMI connection supporting an Ethernet function and a cable connection state displaying method therefore. When a user intends to use the Ethernet function by connecting the HDMI cable, the inappropriate connection of the HDMI cable is displayed on a screen by a message or a diagram. Also, in case of a plurality of connected HDMI cables, the position of an inappropriate HDMI cable is indicated on the screen. Even though it is difficult to distinguish a general HDMI cable from an HDMI with HDMI Ethernet and Audio Return Channel (HEAC) cable, an inappropriate HDMI cable connection is accurately identified.03-03-2011
20100103319ON-SCREEN DISPLAY CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - An on-screen display (OSD) circuit comprises a microprocessor, a serial peripheral interface (SPI) controller, an upload controller and an OSD controller. The SPI controller is connected to the microprocessor for receiving data of an external flash memory. The upload controller is configured to control data access between the SPI controller and the memory. The OSD controller is configured to control a display of an operating screen by the data stored in the memory. The upload controller stores a font table or an icon table and background screen data in the memory while the OSD controller is active.04-29-2010
20120062796METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REMOTE CONTROL - A method and system for remote control at a client of a multimedia content distribution network (MCDN) enables a user to configure a wireless user device as a remote control device (RCD). The RCD may communicate via a wireless network and an MCDN server to execute remote control commands at the MCDN client. The RCD may implement a remote control interface, including control elements configured for touch operation. The control elements may provide specific interactive functionality for channel selection, volume selection, playback of multimedia content, and other remote control features. The RCD may also receive feedback and status information associated with remote control commands.03-15-2012
20120013805APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING CONTENT - According to one embodiment, a content database stores one or a plurality of contents and meta data thereof. An input unit inputs at least one keyword. A generation unit generates virtual meta data of a virtual content. A virtual meta data includes one or a plurality of items. An extraction unit calculates a relevance ratio between the virtual meta data and the meta data of each content, and extracts at least one relevant content from the content database, of which meta data is relevant to the virtual meta data based on the relevance ratio. A decision unit decides a location to display the relevant content based on the relevance ratio. A display unit displays the relevant content at the location. The generation unit generates the virtual meta data by writing the keyword into at least one item of the virtual meta data.01-19-2012
20120026399Image Displaying Apparatus - According to one embodiment, an image displaying apparatus includes a plurality of keys provided for respective items to operate the image displaying apparatus, and a first light source configured to illuminate the plurality of keys, wherein the image displaying apparatus turns on the first light source when one of the plurality of keys is operated without making the key operation valid, turns off the first light source when one of the plurality of keys is operated in a preset period after a preceding key operation is performed and makes the key operation valid.02-02-2012
20110090403CONTENT OUTPUTTING APPARATUS, METHOD, AND SYSTEM - A contents output apparatus, method, and system are provided. The present apparatus includes an output unit to output contents, a transmission unit to transmit contents to an external apparatus, and a control unit to control when the contents are output from the output unit. Accordingly, as broadcasting timing is adjusted in a restricted area, audio and/or video is synchronized between the contents output apparatus and the external apparatus.04-21-2011
20120162523USING SCREEN CAPTURES TO PROVIDE AUTOMATIC CONTEXTUAL SMART INPUT-IN DEVICE SELECTION MENU - A two-way smart input-in device recognition mechanism determines which input slots of a multi-input display device (such as a television) are actually occupied, and obtains a screen capture of a graphic image for each such device. An embodiment of the present invention automatically associates the screen capture graphics with input-in device locations to enable presenting an intelligent visual input-in selection menu, which may be rendered in response to activation of a Menu button of a remote control device. Preferably, the input-in selection menu only displays graphics for currently-occupied input-in slots.06-28-2012
20120162522AUDIO/VIDEO DEVICE HAVING A VOLUME CONTROL FUNCTION FOR AN EXTERNAL AUDIO REPRODUCTION UNIT BY USING VOLUME CONTROL BUTTONS OF A REMOTE CONTROLLER AND VOLUME CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - An audio/video (A/V) device having a volume control function for external audio reproduction units by using volume control buttons of a remote controller is provided. The A/V device includes speakers, an audio output port for externally outputting an audio signal, an audio signal processing unit for reproducing and amplifying the audio signal and applying the amplified audio signal to the speakers or the audio output port, a memory unit for storing volume control values, and a control unit for applying to the audio signal processing unit any of the volume control values stored in the memory based on whether the external audio reproduction unit is plugged in the audio output port. The control unit controls the audio signal processing unit to adjust the volume control values for the audio output port by the volume control buttons when the external audio reproduction unit is plugged in the audio output port.06-28-2012
20120162521AUDIO/VIDEO DEVICE HAVING A VOLUME CONTROL FUNCTIN FOR AN EXTERNAL AUDIO REPRODUCTION UNIT BY USING VOLUME CONTROL BUTTONS OF A REMOTE CONTROLLER AND VOLUME CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - An audio/video (A/V) device having a volume control function for external audio reproduction units by using volume control buttons of a remote controller is provided. The A/V device includes speakers, an audio output port for externally outputting an audio signal, an audio signal processing unit for reproducing and amplifying the audio signal and applying the amplified audio signal to the speakers or the audio output port, a memory unit for storing volume control values, and a control unit for applying to the audio signal processing unit any of the volume control values stored in the memory based on whether the external audio reproduction unit is plugged in the audio output port. The control unit controls the audio signal processing unit to adjust the volume control values for the audio output port by the volume control buttons when the external audio reproduction unit is plugged in the audio output port.06-28-2012
20120162519METHOD FOR OPERATING KVM SWITCH WITH INDEPENDENT ON-SCREEN DISPLAY AND CONTROL CHANNELS - A method for operating a KVM switch with independent OSD and control channels comprises the steps of: receiving a functional instruction from the operation and control device; outputting a switch signal to turn off the picture of the selected computer, and starting the channel for the OSD signals; retrieving a pre-stored OSD background picture, and outputting the OSD background video signal and the control command to the OSD processing chip and OSD video switching circuit, and displaying via the monitor; inputting a functional instruction to select an OSD operation picture; outputting the selected OSD operating picture to the OSD processing chip and then to the monitor; inputting a functional instruction to stop the OSD operation; the OSD control system unit enabling the OSD video switching circuit to turn off the channel of the OSD signals, and controlling to switch back to the picture of the computer.06-28-2012
20110181782METHOD OF PROCESSING MULTI-MODE SERVICE BROADCAST SIGNAL AND DIGITAL TELEVISION RECEIVER USING THE SAME - A method of processing a multi-mode service (MMS) broadcast signal in a digital television receiver facilitates the selection of logical channels of a received MMS broadcast according to user preference. The method includes steps of receiving a transport stream corresponding to a selected channel; extracting side information from the received transport stream; determining, based on the extracted side information, whether the selected channel is an MMS broadcast channel broadcasting a primary broadcast program, the MMS broadcast channel including a single physical channel accompanied by a plurality of logical channels configured with the single physical channel, each logical channel transmitting a different programming attribute of the primary broadcast program; and displaying information on the plurality of logical channels, if it is determined that the selected channel is an MMS broadcast channel.07-28-2011
20120133834CHANNEL CHANGER IN A VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - A video processing apparatus, comprises a signal receiving part receiving a video signal through one of a plurality of channels, a user inputting part in which the channel is selected and inputted by a user, a video processing part processing the video signal received by the signal receiving part, and a controller controlling the signal receiving part to start receiving a video signal through a first channel upon the first channel selection among the plurality of channels by the user, and to start receiving a video signal through a second channel upon the second channel selection among the plurality of channels by the user, wherein the second channel selection is made during the receiving process of the first channel.05-31-2012
20090059074Display apparatus - A display apparatus including an image processing unit for performing a frame rate conversion process of converting a frame rate using an interpolating image generated based on a motion vector between adjacent frames with respect to a picture signal which is a collection of image signals of a plurality of frame units taken along a time-series; and a display unit for displaying a picture based on the picture signal of after the frame rate conversion process; wherein the image processing unit performs the frame rate conversion process using an image at least one part of which is the same as a frame immediately before as the interpolating image when an OSD superimposed picture signal having an OSD image signal superimposed on an input picture signal is input to the frame rate conversion section.03-05-2009
20120169935CONTROL DEVICE, BROADCAST RECEIVER, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING BROADCAST RECEIVER, AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SERVICE - A control device is provided. The control device includes a communication interface unit which requests and receives menu information from a broadcast receiver, a determination unit which determines a control mode of the control device, a user interface unit which displays the received menu information in a user interface window according to the determined control mode, and a control unit which, if a command to control the broadcast receiver is input through the user interface unit, controls the communication interface unit to transmit the input control command to the broadcast receiver.07-05-2012
20130169878APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING - A display apparatus and method thereof are provided. The display apparatus may include a plurality of receiving units which receive a plurality of different contents, a signal processing unit which processes the contents received at the plurality of receiving units to construct a plurality of contents views, an output unit which displays each content view constructed at the signal processing unit, an input unit which receives a command to display an on-screen display (OSD), and a control unit which determines a content view to display OSD information from among the plurality of contents views, when an OSD display command is inputted, and an OSD processing unit which displays OSD information on the determined content view.07-04-2013
20120081609DISPLAY ASSEMBLY AND A FUEL DISPENSING UNIT - According to the present inventive concept there is provided a display assembly for a fuel dispensing unit, comprising: a display, a substantially transparent screen arranged between the display and an ambient environment such that the display is visible through the screen, comprising a first screen portion and a second screen portion movably arranged, in relation to the first screen portion, between a first position and a second position distinct from the first position. There is also provided a fuel dispensing unit.04-05-2012
20120320273TELEVISION RECEIVER APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD - According to one embodiment, a television receiver apparatus capable of operating with a battery, includes a receiver, a first switching module, a second switching module, and a power supply controller. The receiver is configured to receive first and second mode signals. The first switching module is configured to turn on/off a battery operation mode according to the first mode signal received by the receiver. The second switching module is configured to turn on/off a power saving mode according to the second mode signal received by the receiver. The power supply controller is configured to control power supply according to the modes set by the first and second switching modules.12-20-2012
20110234908Video Processing Method and Video Processing System - A video processing system is provided. A video signal processor receives a video signal, processes the video signal to obtain video images and program information and stores the program information in a program information buffer. A microprocessor issues an on screen display (OSD) paint command and accesses the program information buffer to obtain the program information. An OSD control module receives the OSD paint command and acquires the program information from the microprocessor, and converts the program information and initial attributes to form an OSD image in response to the OSD paint command.09-29-2011
20120086859VIDEO OUTPUT APPARATUS, DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND VIDEO OUTPUT METHOD FOR OUTPUTTING VIDEO SIGNAL TO DISPLAY APPARATUS - A video output apparatus includes an attribute information acquisition unit that acquires attribute information of a display apparatus through a communication unit, a determination unit that determines whether to superimpose additional information on a video signal based on the attribute information of the display apparatus acquired by the attribute information acquisition unit, an output unit that superimposes the additional information extracted by an additional information extraction unit on the video signal output from a video decoding unit and outputs the additional information superimposed on the video signal to the communication unit if the determination unit determines to superimpose the additional information on the video signal, and outputs the video signal output from the video decoding unit to the communication unit without superimposing the additional information on the video signal if the determination unit determines not to superimpose the additional information on the video signal.04-12-2012
20120327301BROADCAST RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR ELIMINATING AUDIO SIGNAL NOISE - A broadcast receiver and a method for eliminating audios signal noise are provided. The broadcast receiver includes: an input unit which receives an audio signal and a video signal; an audio signal processor which processes and outputs the audio signal; and a controller which controls the audio signal processor so that an output level of the audio signal is lower than or equal to a preset comparative signal level for a preset period of time from an output time or an output stop time of the video signal.12-27-2012
20120092558TELEVISION AND DISPLAYING METHOD FOR INFORMATION SOURCE THEREOF - A displaying method of information sources of a television, includes the following steps: in a first step, detecting whether signals are respectively inputted to information source inputting interfaces of the television or not; in a second step, executing and displaying reference indicators corresponding to the information source inputting interfaces respectively, for the information source inputting interfaces without the signals being inputted thereto; and generating OSD images corresponding to the peripheral devices connected to the information source inputting interfaces respectively based on the inputted signals, for the information source inputting interfaces with the signals being inputted thereto. With the present disclosure, users can judge which peripheral device the signal is inputted to and which peripheral device is available for being accessed to base on the reference indicators and the OSD image shown in the display of the television, which is convenient and humanized.04-19-2012
20120092557MENU GENERATING METHOD FOR TV SET - A menu generating method for a TV set is provided in the present disclosure. The menu generating method includes the following steps of: step a: reading menu item data by a system; and step b: determining a classification to which the menu item belongs, wherein if the menu item belongs to a first classification, then the menu item is longitudinally filled into a menu frame, and if the menu item belongs to a second classification, then the menu item is laterally filled into the menu frame according to a menu of the first classification to which the menu belongs. With the menu generating method for a TV set according to the present disclosure, menus can be displayed automatically according to properties of the menus. This allows the menus to be displayed in a very simple and clear way, which makes it convenient for the user to operate the menus.04-19-2012
20110141364METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEPTION AND TRANSMISSION - Disclosed is a reception apparatus including a basic service reception unit to demodulate and channel-decode a signal received through one broadcasting channel among broadcasting channels for a basic service, and to extract a transport stream, an additional service reception unit to demodulate and channel-decode a signal received through a broadcasting channel for an additional service combined with the basic service, and to extract a transport stream, an integrated demultiplexer to respectively demultiplex the transport stream provided for the basic service and the transport stream provided for the additional service in order to extract at least one transport stream, and a source decoder to respectively decode the demultiplexed transport stream provided for the basic service and the demultiplexed transport stream provided for the additional service in order to broadcast at least one of a basic source and an additional source combined with the basic source.06-16-2011
20080239149OSD system having colorful and dynamic OSD menu and method for controlling same - An exemplary on-screen display (OSD) system (10-02-2008
20080225172DIGITAL PHOTO DISPLAY WITH DETACHABLE PHOTO FRAME - A digital photo display is provided in the present invention, and the digital photo display comprises a frame and a digital photo display device. The digital photo display device is detachably mounted into the frame. The digital photo display device comprises a display screen, a housing and a support stand. Wherein the display screen is attached to a first side of the housing and the support stand is pivotally attached to a second side of the housing opposite to the first side. The housing encloses electronic components for performing functional operations of the digital photo display device, and the support stand is a rotatable stand.09-18-2008
20120249878IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS - An image processing apparatus includes a resolution determining section that determines, for a selected combination of an input terminal and an output terminal, an input set resolution set for an input terminal to be a processing resolution, when an output set resolution of an output terminal is set to “Source”; and ignores the input set resolution set for the input terminal and determines the output set resolution set for the output terminal to be a processing resolution, when the output set resolution of the output terminal is set to other than “Source”.10-04-2012
20130141646IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND CONTROL METHOD OF IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - With a projector, a user may confirm other content information such as music during image display. The projector is adapted to connect to a portable music reproducing player and a personal computer, and includes a sound output unit and an image display unit. The sound output unit performs sound output corresponding to a first content supplied from the portable music reproducing player. The image display unit that performs projection display of content information corresponding to the first content reproduced in the portable music reproducing player on an image corresponding to a second content supplied from the personal computer. Thereby, the projector displays the second content image and the content information corresponding to the first content.06-06-2013
20100053439SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NATURAL COLOR GAMUT VIEWING MODE FOR LASER TELEVISION - Systems and methods that facilitate a reduced color gamut viewing mode and, more particularly, a user selectable and activity assignable reduced color gamut viewing mode for laser light source based televisions.03-04-2010

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