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20120174036CONTENT REPRODUCTION DEVICE, CONTENT REPRODUCTION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - A content reproduction device comprises: a display panel which displays a reproduction screen reproducing a content, a thumbnail of the content, and an icon about a genre to which the content belongs; a user input processing unit which receives a selection of the thumbnail or the icon; and a control unit which displays the thumbnail and the icon on the display panel simultaneously and displays a screen according to a result of the selection of the thumbnail or the icon received from the user input processing unit on the display panel.07-05-2012
20100088647USER INTERFACE FOR VIEWING CLUSTERS OF IMAGES - A method and system for providing a user interface for presenting images of clusters of an image search result is provided. The user interface system displays the search result in a cluster/view form using a cluster panel and a view panel. The cluster panel contains a cluster area for each cluster. The view panel may contain thumbnails of images of the search result in a list view or a mix view. When a user selects a cluster area from the cluster panel, the user interface system displays a list view of thumbnails for that cluster in the view panel. The user interface system may display a thumbnail list near a cluster area of the cluster panel. The thumbnail list contains mini-thumbnails of the images of the selected cluster. The user interface system may also display a detail view of an image in the view panel when a user selects an image.04-08-2010
20090193364DISPLAYING THUMBNAIL COPIES OF RUNNING ITEMS - Methods, user interfaces, and computer-readable media for displaying thumbnail copies of running items for a particular running application on a display are provided. The displayed thumbnail copies are interactive, and provide the user with an easy and efficient way to identify and manage multiple items, such as windows, that are concurrently running. The thumbnail copies are either snapshots or real-time displays of the corresponding running items, depending on whether the running item is minimized or maximized at the time the thumbnail copies are displayed. The user interacts with the thumbnail copies by choosing to either close a particular running item by selecting the closing icon on the corresponding thumbnail copy, or view a particular running item on the display by selecting the corresponding thumbnail in any location other than the closing icon.07-30-2009
20080256491INFORMATION-PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION-PROCESSING METHOD - An apparatus generates operation-history information including content-group information relating to a content group and operation information relating to the content group, and stores the operation-history information in a storage unit. The apparatus determines, when a content is selected, whether the operation-history information stored in the storage unit includes operation-history information including content-group information relating to a group including the selected content, and displays a GUI component including the content-group information included in the operation-history information and the operation information when it is determined that the operation-history information including the content-group information relating to the group including the selected content exists.10-16-2008
20100077358System for Manipulation, Modification and Editing of Images Via Remote Device - Disclosed herein is a system and method for providing remotely accessible medical image data. The system and method allows for increased accuracy and semi-quantitative or fully quantitative data from images by enabling the remote user to select regions of interest on a compressed image, and then conducting quantitative analysis on original images at a central location.03-25-2010
20100077357ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH QUICK RESPONSE TIME AND METHOD THEREOF - A method of an electronic apparatus with quick response time capable of switching between an original image mode and a thumbnail image mode is provided. The method includes: providing a plurality of original images and a plurality of thumbnail images associated with the original images; receiving an instruction from a user input; determining whether the instruction is a thumbnail image input; switching the electronic apparatus to the thumbnail image mode if the user input is a thumbnail image input and the electronic apparatus is in the original image mode; and displaying the thumbnail image associated with the currently displayed original image. A related electronic apparatus is also provided.03-25-2010
20100115469CAPSULE ENDOSCOPE IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A capsule endoscope image display device displays, on a display screen, at least a search character input window, a thumbnail specification input button for specifying a thumbnail, and a report specification input button for specifying a report. When the thumbnail specification input button is operated, thumbnails to which a comment including characters input in the search character input window is added are searched for in a recording device, and their listing is displayed in a scrollable manner. When the report specification input button is operated, reports including the characters input in the search character input window are searched for, and their listing is displayed in a scrollable manner. In this way, data associated with an image of desired position, lesion portion, etc. can be easily grasped from among many pieces of image information.05-06-2010
20130086528DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAYING METHOD THEREOF - Provided is an image displaying method of a display device. In the image displaying method, a menu screen is displayed, an image output mode is set on the menu screen, code information corresponding to the set image output mode is transmitted to a computer main body, an image corresponding to the set image output mode is received from the computer main body, and the received image is displayed.04-04-2013
20100107126METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THUMBNAIL SELECTION AND EDITING - A method, apparatus, article of manufacture for producing one or more thumbnails from a media program comprising video data having a plurality of sequenced images. In an illustrative embodiment, the method comprises the steps of accepting a command to scan the video data to identify a candidate video frame for the thumbnail, accepting a command to select the candidate video frame for the thumbnail, automatically generating a set of candidate thumbnails, the set of candidate thumbnails comprising the selected candidate video frame and video frames temporally proximate the selected candidate video frame, presenting the set of candidate thumbnails for selection, and accepting a selection of one of the candidate thumbnails as the selected thumbnail.04-29-2010
20100107125Light Box for Organizing Digital Images - A processing device and a machine-implemented method may be provided for assisting users of photographic applications to organize large numbers of digital images. A light box may be a conceptual workspace having a number of digital images positioned on a surface thereof. A user may select one of a number of light boxes and a portion of a surface of the selected one of the light boxes may be displayed along with a navigation panel. The navigation panel may provide an indication of where the displayed portion of the surface of the selected one of the light boxes is located with respect to a complete surface of the light box. Digital images may be automatically grouped or manually grouped. A filtering capability may be provided to filter digital images on a surface of a light box based on one or more specified criteria.04-29-2010
20090125844VIEWING DATA - A processing device and method may be provided for displaying a graph, including a number of icons. The icons may be thumbnail images of data elements of a data set. A position of the icons may indicate one or more attribute values of an associated set of attributes. A zooming-in operation may cause at least a portion of the displayed graph to be enlarged, such that at least some of the icons may be presented as enlarged, higher-resolution images. A zooming-out operation may cause the presented enlarged images to be reduced in size and presented in a context of the displayed graph. The enlarged images may include at least one selectable link. In some embodiments, when a displayed image, corresponding to an icon, is enlarged beyond a predetermined amount, the displayed image may be replaced by a corresponding data element of the data set.05-14-2009
20100064257INSULIN PUMP CONFIGURATION PROGRAMMING INVALID SETTINGS NOTIFICATION AND CORRECTION - An insulin pump configuration programming approach is disclosed that permits setting parameters of pump configuration files to invalid values. An operator may continue with the programming workflow after setting the invalid value. The configuration file including the invalid value may be saved to a memory location of a computing device, but cannot be saved to the pump. Invalid item icons are presented when a parameter is set to an invalid value, and instructions for correcting the invalidity condition are provided when an invalid item icon is hovered over using a pointing device.03-11-2010
20110004850METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING WEBSITE VALIDITY - In one embodiment, a computer-readable medium comprises code representing instructions to cause a processor to receive a fetch response based on a webpage address that may be associated with a webpage. The code can additionally represent instructions to calculate a webpage validity score for the webpage. The validity score can be based on at least one of content or metadata associated with the webpage. The code can also represent instructions to cause the processor to store a thumbnail image of the webpage, along with an indicator of the validity score. The validity indicator can be based on the webpage validity score and a threshold value.01-06-2011
20110173570DATA FEEDS WITH PERIPHERALLY PRESENTED INTERESTING CONTENT - A social data feed, comprising a set of data items submitted by individuals in a social network, may be presented to the user, but the frequency of new data items appearing in the social data feed may be overwhelming, and may cause the user to miss data items that may be of interest. Instead, potentially interesting data items may be selected and peripherally presented to the user, e.g., as a tiled set of thumbnail images presented near the right edge of the display, adjusted for low contrast with the display background. Peripheral presentation may suggest potentially interesting data items to the user, thereby promoting serendipitous discovery of interesting data items, while reducing the distraction of the user while viewing the social data feed. Metadata of an interesting data item may be displayed upon user selection (e.g., pointer hovering), and interesting content items within a selected data item may be highlighted.07-14-2011
20090007018Display Control Apparatus, Display Method, and Computer Program - A display control apparatus includes a search unit for searching for a second content linked to a first content and a display control unit for controlling display of a search history of content search performed in accordance with one of a first image and a first character, each indicating the first content, one of a second image and a second character, each indicating the second content and link information linking the first content to the second content.01-01-2009
20090049409METHOD FOR GENERATING THUMBNAILS FOR SELECTING VIDEO OBJECTS - Video thumbnails in portable multimedia players are generated from the normal program content, without the need to resort to stored metadata for the thumbnails. This permits generating thumbnails consistently and accurately for video content from a variety of sources and/or giving a variety of formats.02-19-2009
20120036482Method of and System for Browsing and Displaying Items from a Collection - In accordance with an embodiment, a method of browsing and displaying items from a collection is provided. Information about each of plurality of items in a collection is stored. A plurality of user-entered tags is obtained. Each tag comprises a term associated with one or more of the items in the collection. The tags are stored in machine-readable storage media. An image that is representative of an item is displayed on a display screen along with images that are representative of each of a plurality of associated tags. In response to a user selecting a particular one of the displayed tags, an image representing the selected tag is displayed along with a plurality of images that are representative of items associated with the selected tag. In response to the user selecting a particular one of the displayed items, an image that is representative of the selected item can be displayed along with a plurality of images that are representative of tags associated with the selected item.02-09-2012
20120036481Method of and System for Browsing and Displaying Items from a Collection - In accordance with an embodiment, a method of browsing and displaying items from a collection is provided. Information about each of plurality of items is stored in machine-readable storage media. A group of the items is selected for display. One of a plurality of image sizes is assigned to each of the items of the group. Images that are representative of each of the items of the group are displayed on a display screen using the assigned image sizes. A particular position on the display screen that is occupied by a particular one of the items of the group can be selected randomly. The image size assigned to each item can be representative of the corresponding item's rank according to at least one sorting criterion.02-09-2012
20100122216THUMBNAIL CREATION METHOD AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A thumbnail creation method is provided, which includes receiving a selection of an XPS file, analyzing a structure of the XPS file, creating a thumbnail image representing the XPS file according to the analyzed structure, and adding the created thumbnail image to the XPS file. Therefore, it is possible for a user to easily add thumbnails to the XPS file.05-13-2010
20090089713Electronic Apparatus and Image Display Control Method of the Electronic Apparatus - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus displays face images in each column of a plurality of face image display areas arranged in a matrix based on time stamp information, and displays thumbnail images in time-series in a thumbnail display area arranged at one side of a lower side or an upper side in the two dimensional display area. The apparatus displays one of the thumbnail images with a normal size and displays the others such that the lateral direction sizes are reduced in comparison with that of the thumbnail displayed in the normal size. And, the apparatus performs display control of the plurality of face images so as to make face images having times in a section corresponding to a selected thumbnail image as time stamp information distinguishable from the others, when the thumbnail image in the thumbnail display area is selected.04-02-2009
20090089712ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD OF THE ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus displays face images in each column of a plurality of face image display areas arranged in a matrix based on time stamp information, and displays thumbnail images in time-series in a thumbnail display area arranged at one side of a lower side or an upper side in the two dimensional display area. The apparatus displays one of the thumbnail images with a normal size and displays the others such that the lateral direction sizes are reduced in comparison with that of the thumbnail displayed in the normal size. And, the apparatus performs display control of the plurality of thumbnail images such that a thumbnail image corresponding to a section to which a selected face image belongs is displayed with the normal size, when the face image in the two dimensional display area is selected.04-02-2009
20090089711SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR A THEME AND META-DATA BASED MEDIA PLAYER - A system, apparatus and method for a theme and meta-data based media player is presented. A method includes determining meta-data associated with a plurality of photographs. One or more tags are then determined that are associated with the meta-data, where the one or more tags indicate a frequency and a number of the meta-data. A starting point for a presentation of photographs from a user is accepted. Then, based on the starting point, the one or more tags and a rule set, a list of photographs is automatically generated from the plurality of photographs to be included in the presentation. Other embodiments are described and claimed.04-02-2009
20100088645ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND LIST DISPLAY METHOD OF ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus is provided in which, even in the case where a list of image files stored in a data folder is displayed to the user while another function is active, the list of image files can be displayed without degradation in the performance of the other function due to a CPU resource conflict. The electronic apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store a plurality of image files; an acquisition unit configured to acquire a CPU use rate when displaying a list of image files; a setting unit configured to set the display format of the list of image files on the basis of the CPU use rate; and a display unit configured to display the list of image files in the set display format.04-08-2010
20130024818Apparatus and Method for Handling Tasks Within a Computing Device - A task manager for a computing device which provides a user interface to the currently running tasks on the computing device. The user interface comprises a representation for each task which is a reduced size version of the display which would be visible to the user if that task were in the foreground. Preferably, the task manager sets out the representations so that no more than a maximum number of representations is visible at one time.01-24-2013
20080209363DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD OF REGISTERING ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - An apparatus includes a temporarily registered document creating unit configured to create a temporarily registered document in which a document to be registered is temporarily registered; a condition setting unit configured to set a condition used for updating the temporarily registered document to a finally registered document; a condition determining unit configured to determine whether the finally registered document meets the condition set for the temporarily registered document in response to a request for updating the temporarily registered document to the finally registered document; and an updating unit configured to update the temporarily registered document to the finally registered document in accordance with the request if the condition determining unit determines that the finally registered document meets the condition.08-28-2008
20090064049Automated grouping of image and other user data - A user selects a data file (e.g., an image file) from an interface (e.g., a thumbnail view). Upon selecting a file from the interface, the contents of that file are presented to the user in an appropriate manner (e.g., providing an enlarged image display). The selected file is also moved to a separate folder. As the contents of additional files are presented to the user, those files are also moved to the separate folder. A new folder is created when the user returns to the interface and selects another file from that interface, or alternatively, upon instruction from the user to create a new folder. The user may then rename or otherwise modify the folder(s).03-05-2009
20090007019Image processing device, image processing method, and computer program product - A thumbnail generating section of a server generates a plurality of thumbnail images from a registration image received through an external I/F section and stores the generated thumbnail images in an image DB. The image DB stores therein registration images received through the external I/F section and the thumbnail images generated by the thumbnail generating section. A display screen controlling section generates a display screen to be displayed by a client. The display screen controlling section controls the display screen by generating the display screen in adherence to screen control data transmitted from the client.01-01-2009
20080235625Contact Sheet Generator - Implementing a digital contact sheet generator includes receiving input parameters from a remotely located user to create a table. The table includes one or more table cells, each of which comprises a text cell and an image cell. The input parameters define an appearance of the contact sheet and the table. Each table cell is formatted by selecting an image from a set of source media and calculating a size of the image cell associated with the particular table cell. A location of the image cell within the particular table cell is then determined and the image is resized. The image cell is repositioned and the resized image is drawn in the image cell.09-25-2008
20080282196MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - Disclosed are a mobile communication device and a method of controlling the same in which an image of a web page is stored as a thumbnail image when the web page is added to a list of favorites. When the list of favorites is requested from the mobile communication device, a plurality of thumbnail images corresponding to a plurality of web pages added to the list of favorites are displayed.11-13-2008
20080282195APPARATUS, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY - A display control apparatus includes a first display control unit for controlling displaying a first representative image in a first folder on a first area of a display screen with first content recorded on a recording medium thereof belonging to the first folder, a second display control unit for controlling displaying a second representative image in a second folder on a second area of the display screen with second content supplied from a partner apparatus connected thereto via a network and belonging to the second folder, and a third display control unit for controlling displaying, on a third area of the display screen, a thumbnail image of one of the first content and the second content corresponding to one of the first folder and the second folder selected using one of the first representative image and the second representative image.11-13-2008
20080282197Microscopic-Measurement Apparatus - A microscopic-measurement apparatus capable of displaying, on a display device, an enlarged view of a particular part of a specimen placed on a movable stage and providing optical information of a desired portion includes an observation-image display section for displaying an enlarged view of a specific part of the specimen on the display device; a thumbnail-image display section for acquiring the enlarged image of the specific part as a thumbnail image when the enlarged observation image is specified and displaying the thumbnail image together with the enlarged image on the display device; a thumbnail-coordinate storage section for storing coordinate information of the specific part, where the thumbnail image is acquired, in association with the thumbnail image; and a thumbnail jump display section for causing the observation-image display section to display an enlarged image of the position of the thumbnail image by specifying the thumbnail image.11-13-2008
20120198386CAUSING DISPLAY OF THUMBNAIL IMAGES - Apparatus is configured to cause to be displayed a real-time image that represents image data output from an image sensing device and to cause to be displayed, over a portion of the displayed real-time image, at least one thumbnail image.08-02-2012
20090164944METHOD OF BROWSING MEDIA ITEMS USING THUMBNAILS - Disclosed is a method of browsing a set of media items on a display device. A sequence of thumbnail images corresponding to a portion of the set are initially displayed in a looping arrangement. A first thumbnail image of the sequence is displayed at a size larger than other thumbnail images of the sequence. The first thumbnail image corresponds to a focus position in the sequence. The arrangement responds to a user scrolling action to replace display of a second thumbnail image adjacent to an insertion point in the displayed sequence with a third thumbnail image corresponding to a media item of the set not displayed prior to the user action. The method then updates the focus position and insertion point and replaces a display of the first thumbnail image with display of a fourth thumbnail image corresponding to the updated focus position.06-25-2009
20090049410Compare Mode for Variable Number of Images - A technique for displaying a variable number of images on a display, such that a portion of the display contains the thumbnail images representing the library of images currently in use. A user selects a number of thumbnails, and another, often larger, portion of the screen, displays the underlying images of the selected thumbnails. The images are displayed on the screen in proximity to facilitate the comparison of the images, and the size of the displayed images is based upon the size of the portion of the screen and the number of images displayed.02-19-2009
20090024962Methods for Organizing Information Accessed Through a Web Browser - Methods are provided for assisting in the organization of information accessed through a web browser. At least one item of information accessed through the web browser is captured and visually represented in a defined organizational area of a display. A relevance index is calculated for each item of information that is visually represented to a current web-browsing behavior. The relevance index is conveyed for each item of information to the current web-browsing behavior to a user of the web browser.01-22-2009
20110225549CONTENT CONTROLAPPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - A content control apparatus and method thereof in which an icon indicating a category of an application program displayed on a representative image of the application program is discussed. A content control apparatus according to embodiments of the present invention may include a controller configured to determine a category of an application program and an image representing the application program, and to determine an icon corresponding to the determined category of the application program; and a display unit including a screen, and configured to simultaneously display the image representing the application program and the icon corresponding to the determined category of the application program on the screen.09-15-2011
20120079432METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EDITING HOME SCREEN IN TOUCH DEVICE - A method and apparatus for editing the home screen in a touch-enabled device enables the touch-enabled device to move a content item between pages of the home screen in an easy and intuitive way by: displaying a selected page as a current home screen; detecting a first interaction in the course of utilizing the home screen; displaying, when the first interaction is a page transition interaction, a transition mode screen; detecting a second interaction for moving a content item between pages while the transition mode screen is displayed; and moving the content item to a target page indicated by the second interaction.03-29-2012
20090106699IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An object analyzing unit analyzes images read from a storage unit and classifies objects contained in the images by object attribute. A display-method determining unit determines display positions of thumbnails of the images containing each object for every object attribute classified by the object analyzing unit. A thumbnail generating unit generates the thumbnails of the images containing each object, and outputs a thumbnail list image by placing the thumbnails at the display positions determined by the display-method determining unit.04-23-2009
20090106700Information Processing Unit, Content Providing Server, Information Processing Method and Content Providing Method - An information processing unit according to the present invention includes: a content information acquiring portion which acquires meta data containing a thumbnail of a content corresponding to the content data and information indicating presence/absence of a preview of the content and the content data; a display control portion which displays a list of the content thumbnails on a display portion; and an operation detecting portion which detects the operation of a position specifying object for specifying the content to be reproduced from the displayed thumbnail, wherein if the position specifying object stays in the thumbnail corresponding to the content whose preview is present in a predetermined time interval, the content information acquiring portion acquires content data relating to the preview, and the display control portion automatically reproduces the acquired content data relating to the preview.04-23-2009
20090210825IMAGE PROCESSOR AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An image processing method executed by an image processor comprising a displaying unit, a storage unit, and a control unit, wherein the storage unit includes an image data storage unit that stores image data displayed in thumbnail form and a keyword associated with the image data, and the method includes a keyword obtaining step of obtaining the keyword corresponding to the image data stored in the image data storage unit; and a thumbnail image with keyword displaying step of displaying the keyword obtained at the keyword obtaining step on the displaying unit, with the keyword being overlapped with the image data.08-20-2009
20130219343THUMBNAIL-IMAGE SELECTION OF APPLICATIONS - This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling thumbnail-image selection of applications. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable a user interface having selectable thumbnail images for applications not currently exposed on a display. The techniques and apparatuses may enable selection of this user interface through a simple gesture that is both easy-to-use and remember. Further, selection of applications not currently exposed on the display may be selected through thumbnail images representing each application's application interface as it will appear on selection.08-22-2013
20090138825Image navigation apparatus and method - A graphical user interface (“GUI”) for managing a set of images is described comprising: a thumbnail region for displaying a first group of thumbnail images; a highlight element to highlight a specified one of the first group of thumbnail images responsive to user input; and a navigation map positioned adjacent to the thumbnail region for graphically displaying an indication of the particular thumbnail image currently being highlighted and further graphically displaying a positional relationship between the first group of thumbnail images and a second group of thumbnail images not currently displayed in the thumbnail region.05-28-2009
20080313569Digital Video Reproduction Apparatus and Method - The invented apparatus includes a part of measuring the duration of activation of a select button on its control pad. When the select button is activated longer than a predetermined period, the apparatus enters a mode of continuously selecting multiple thumbnails for selecting a plurality of successive thumbnails. During this mode, after selecting a range of successive thumbnails with a cursor positioning mechanism on the control pad, when the select button is activated, it becomes determinate that the thumbnails in the selected range be selected and the apparatus exits the mode of continuously selecting multiple thumbnails.12-18-2008
20080307365OBJECT TRANSITIONS - Object transitions can include providing a graphical transition of an object item that retains an aspect ratio associated with the object item while transitioning the object item into an instance of an executing object associated with the object item.12-11-2008
20100153882APPARATUS, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY - A display control apparatus includes a first display control unit for controlling displaying a first representative image in a first folder on a first area of a display screen with first content recorded on a recording medium thereof belonging to the first folder, a second display control unit for controlling displaying a second representative image in a second folder on a second area of the display screen with second content supplied from a partner apparatus connected thereto via a network and belonging to the second folder, and a third display control unit for controlling displaying, on a third area of the display screen, a thumbnail image of one of the first content and the second content corresponding to one of the first folder and the second folder selected using one of the first representative image and the second representative image.06-17-2010
20090106698Method and device for providing easy access to pre-selected data resources - The present invention is directed toward a computer implemented method and device for providing a user with easy access to a plurality of frequently accessed resources. The invention provides a user agent (e.g., web browser) in which certain data resources (e.g., web pages) are displayed as thumbnail images within particular locations of a window. A user invocable instruction (e.g., mouse click or a particular keystroke combination) may be associated with each of the thumbnail images or locations in the window. Accordingly, the user may access a desired data resource by performing the user invocable instruction associated with the corresponding thumbnail image or location.04-23-2009
20100192106DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD - A holding unit 07-29-2010
20100088646INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS REPRODUCING MOVING IMAGE AND DISPLAYING THUMBNAILS, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF - A thumbnail display screen is displayed. The thumbnail display screen contains a first thumbnail array and a second thumbnail array, in which the images of two groups of frames extracted from a moving image file according to different rules are aligned in the order of appearance in the moving image. The first thumbnail array can be shifted forward or backward via an input apparatus, and the second thumbnail array is shifted in conjunction with a shift of the first thumbnail array. When one of the frames on the thumbnail display screen is selected, the moving image is played from the selected frame or the nearest scene switching point from the frame.04-08-2010
20100199220IMAGE INFORMATION ACQUISITION DEVICE, ITS METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A dynamic image acquisition device includes: input means (08-05-2010
20100269070SEARCH SCREEN PROVIDING METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A method for providing a search screen and a display apparatus using the same are provided. The method includes generating information regarding files contained in a first folder and information regarding files contained in a second folder, and displaying the generated information on a search screen. Therefore, it is possible for a user to search for a desired file more quickly, and to move a file between folders more easily and conveniently.10-21-2010
20090113347INFORMATION PRESENTATION AND MANAGEMENT IN AN ONLINE TRADING ENVIRONMENT - A method includes receiving, from a user, publication data to be published and location data identifying a storage location at which an image to be associated with the publication data is stored. The image to be included in the publication data is retrieved from the storage location identified by the location data. A reduced-size image using the retrieved image is generated and the reduced-size image is aggregated with further reduced-size images for presentation at a remote site.04-30-2009
20130132907SHAPE PIXEL RENDERING - A list of coordinate locations of an icon is determined. Further, each of the coordinate locations is tagged with scaling data to generate a plurality of tagged coordinate locations for the icon. The scaling data indicates an automatic scaling adjustment based on a size of the icon being changed to accommodate a resolution of a display. In addition, the icon is automatically scaled based on the plurality of tagged coordinate locations for the icon and the resolution of the display to generate a scaled icon. The scaled icon is rendered in the display.05-23-2013
20130132908METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING TIME-LIMITED CONTENTS IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A time-limited content management method and device for presenting the types and expiry dates of time-limited contents at a side of the content view screen and an execution screen is provided in order for the user to manage the time-limited contents efficiently as intended. The time-limited content management method of an electronic device according to the present invention includes requesting for displaying at least one time-limited content; and displaying a view screen having the at least one content arranged in response to the request, wherein the view screen comprises type and expiry period information of the at least one time-limited content. The time-limited content management method and device is capable of displaying the type and expiry period of the executed time-limited content at a side of the content execution screen so as to facilitate management of the time-limited contents.05-23-2013
20090064048METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GENERATING THUMBNAILS FOR VIDEO FILES - A method for generating thumbnails for video files includes receiving one or more parameters associated with a plurality of thumbnails to be displayed simultaneously and a plurality of frames for each thumbnail. The plurality of frames for each thumbnail is extracted from one or more video files. The frames for each thumbnail are stored in a corresponding buffer and/or can be displayed by retrieval from the buffer. The plurality of frames for each thumbnail can be displayed simultaneously. A device includes one or more decoders for decoding one or more video files, a processor for generating a plurality of thumbnails from the one or more video files by extracting a plurality of frames for each thumbnail using one or more parsers, and a storage unit in communication with the processor for storing the plurality of frames for each thumbnail.03-05-2009
20130139110User Interface Image Navigation System for Use in Medical or Other Applications - A user interface medical image display navigation system comprises a user interface enabling a user to enter data and commands. A display processor generates data representing at least one display image window including, a current medical image, a navigation configuration element enabling user selection of a group of images for navigation, a navigation window concurrently displayed with the current medical image and an image element enabling a user to navigate through the user selected group and alter multiple reduced size medical images. The at least one display image window presents the multiple reduced size medical images of the user selected group in a row and column matrix including a reduced size current medical image. The multiple reduced size medical images are substantially smaller than the current medical image and enabling user selection of one of the reduced size medical images as a new current medical image.05-30-2013
20100162172MEDIA AGGREGATION AND PRESENTATION - A system and methods for aggregating content, displaying the aggregated content to a user for selection, and if more than one of the same file is detected, determining which file to play back to the user. When a request to view a certain type of content is received from the user, personal content themes are identified based on content stored on the user's local network. Remote content providers are searched for content relevant to the personal content themes. The relevant content is displayed to the user based on a total relevance score. The user selects a piece of content displayed in the interface. If more than one media file for the selected piece of content is identified, the optimal media file is selected and played back to the user.06-24-2010
20110113379MULTI-SOURCE PICTURE VIEWER FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A multi-source picture viewer adapted for use within a portable electronic device to view pictures saved on multiple sources, comprising a common graphical user interface for providing picture viewing functionality that is independent of the multiple sources, an optional domain-specific graphical user interface for providing source-related picture viewing functionality that is dependent on the multiple sources, and an image-fetching transport layer for retrieving pictures from the multiple sources and converting the pictures to a common picture model for display on the portable electronic device under control of the common graphical user interface and further manipulation via the domain-specific graphical user interface.05-12-2011
20110047513Display device and display method - Provided is a display device including a display mode controller for controlling a transition to a whole screen display mode for displaying an image in an entire screen of a display section, a multiple content display mode for displaying, on the screen, multiple thumbnail images related to contents, or a panel display mode for displaying, on the screen, a panel on which information related to the contents is displayed, an arrangement determination section for arranging multiple thumbnail images displayed in the multiple content display mode by category to which the contents belong, an arrangement change section for changing an arrangement of multiple thumbnail images by a user, and a boundary line display section for displaying, between two thumbnail images, a boundary line indicating a difference of the category before the arrangement of the thumbnail images is changed by the user, and for not displaying the boundary line after changed.02-24-2011
20100146450FILE MANAGEMENT APPARATUS, FILE MANAGEMENT METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT - In a screen for displaying thumbnail images, a background image is displayed on an entire portion of a specific area, translucent lanes are displayed on the background, and thumbnail images are displayed on a lane located in the center of the screen. When a mouse pointer is put on a lane on the right side of the lane located in the center, a symbol image that is arranged on the right side of a symbol image corresponding to the thumbnail images on a place map screen, and a file name of the symbol image are displayed on the lane that is specified by the mouse pointer.06-10-2010
20110214090SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERACTIVE VISUAL REPRESENTATION OF ITEMS ALONG A TIMELINE - A system and method for data storage and data enhancement to facilitate the analysis of such data through a visual representation which depicts the data, its temporal aspects by aligning it along a timeline, and categorization of the data through tagging. The visual representation can be customized to analyze the data in various ways to identify potential patterns and share it with others.09-01-2011
20090083668IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - According to one embodiment, an imaging apparatus according to one embodiment of the invention has an image taking part, an image data processor, a display part, a storage part, and a controller. The controller displays a curved band-like image and a plurality of storage media mark images, and arranges and simultaneously displays a plurality of folder icon images on the curved band-like image. A plurality of thumbnails in a folder represented by a folder icon image, which is positioned at a center position among the plurality of folder icon images, are displayed. A cursor is controlled to be moved to an arbitrary position which is any position including any position of the plurality of thumbnails, a position of the center folder icon image, and any position of the plurality of storage media mark images, in response to the operation input, whereby a selection state can be obtained.03-26-2009
20090094555ADAPTIVE USER INTERFACE ELEMENTS ON DISPLAY DEVICES - An apparatus, method, and computer program product for providing adaptive user interface elements on display devices are provided. The apparatus includes a processing element configured to provide for a display of an image of a user interface element, where actuation of the user interface element invokes a certain operation. The processing element is also configured to monitor interaction with the user interface element and to provide for a modified image of the user interface element based on the interaction with the respective user interface elements. User interface elements may be modified in various ways to allow a greater portion of the display of the application to be seen and experienced. Furthermore, the interaction may be monitored in different ways, and a user input regarding presentation of the modified image may also be received.04-09-2009
20100185987IMAGE MANAGEMENT METHOD AND SYSTEM USING THUMBNAIL IN DLNA SYSTEM - An image management method and system are disclosed which can increase user convenience by reducing a display time of thumbnails in a DLNA system. The DLNA system includes a digital media server for generating a thumbnail group image using thumbnails corresponding to at least one original image file and transmitting the thumbnail group image, and a digital media player for receiving the thumbnail group image from the digital media server and requesting the digital media server to transmit an original image file corresponding to a selected thumbnail among thumbnails included the thumbnail group image.07-22-2010
20110214091PRESENTING OBJECT PROPERTIES - The present disclosure includes, among other things, systems, methods and program products for presenting object properties by receiving selection of a component of a model presented in a graphical user interface (GUI) of a computer aided design tool, the GUI including an interactive display element having an arrangement of property fields related to the selected component, determining property values associated with the property fields based on the selected component, and providing the determined property values in corresponding property fields of the interactive display element for presentation in the GUI in conjunction with the model, such that responsive to receiving selection of a different component of the model, the property fields are updated with property values corresponding to the different component.09-01-2011
20100037179Display control apparatus, display control method and program - The present invention provides a display control apparatus including a display control unit that causes a display apparatus to display thumbnails of a plurality of pieces of content by associating with a date/time display showing date/time information of a predetermined period for each piece of the date/time information of thumbnails of the plurality of pieces of content, and a selection unit that selects one of thumbnails of the plurality of pieces of content displayed in the display apparatus in accordance with a user operation, wherein the display control unit causes the display apparatus to display thumbnails of one piece or more than one pieces of content corresponding to date information of a thumbnail of one piece of content selected by the selection unit by arranging thumbnails of the content clockwise in descending order of time.02-11-2010
20090217204DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM - A display control apparatus for displaying images of a plurality of files as a list on a display unit, comprises: a setup unit which sets a specific file type among a plurality of file types as a reference file type; a reference file retrieval unit which retrieves a file of the type set among the plurality of files as the reference file; an associated file retrieval unit which retrieves an associated file from among the plurality of files; and a control unit which controls the display unit such that a list of the images of a plurality of reference files arranged in a first direction and the images of the associated files arranged in a second direction intersecting with the first direction at the location of the image of each reference file.08-27-2009
20100070928Tab Pages and Bookmark Toolbars In A Browser - The present invention relates to navigation in a browser, such as a web browser. In a first embodiment, a system creates a new tab in a browser. The system includes a new tab module that generates a new tab page. The new tab page includes navigation options customized to a user. The new tab module sends a signal to display the new tab page to the user in the new tab on the browser. In a second embodiment, a computer-implemented method for displaying a bookmarks toolbar. A user input is received signaling the user's intent to navigate to a new site. A toolbar is displayed with buttons to navigate to bookmarked pages in response to the user input.03-18-2010
20100070927Image display device and computer-readable medium - An image display device includes: an image display unit that displays a list of images each including information related to a position of photography; a selection unit that selects at least one image from among the images; a photography position information acquisition unit that acquires information related to the position of photography; a specification unit that specifies a map server based on the information related to the position of photography; a requesting unit that transmits to the specified map server the information related to the position of photography, and that requests the map server to transmit map data for a range that includes the position of photography; a reception unit that receives the map data transmitted from the map server; and a display control unit that displays a map based on the received map data, and displays information specifying the position of photography upon the map.03-18-2010
20100058244ICON OPERATION METHOD AND ICON OPERATION MODULE - An icon operation method is provided. The method is suitable for a display displaying an operation option image having several icons. Each icon represents an operation. The method comprises steps of grouping some of the icons so that the icons in the same group are partially stacked with each other.03-04-2010
20100251183INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD - The invention relates to an information processing apparatus and method which allow a user to readily select, upon transmission of an electronic mail or upon uploading of image data, image data of a plurality of images to be attached to the electronic mail or image data to be transmitted. The user uses a cross key and a determination button of an inputting section of a camcorder to operate an anchor 09-30-2010
20110087998Thumbnail Based Image Quality Inspection - An input image (04-14-2011
20110083107Electronic Device, Content Reproduction Method, and Program Therefor - An electronic device includes: a communication unit to connect to a different device on a network, the different device storing contents; an output unit to connect to a display apparatus; a control unit; an operation input unit; and a reproduction unit. The control unit searches for contents stored in the different device on the network, generates a list of thumbnail images indicating the searched contents, estimates an error rate when each of the contents is received and reproduced, and outputs the list to the display apparatus, the control unit changing a state of each of the thumbnail images in the list according to the estimated error rate. The operation input unit receives reproduction instruction operation with respect to the content indicated by each of the thumbnail images. The reproduction unit receives the content, which is subjected to the reproduction instruction operation, from the different device, and reproduce the content.04-07-2011
20110078633APPARATUS, METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR SORTING THUMBNAILS - A workspace 03-31-2011
20110252381Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Managing Concurrently Open Software Applications - A method includes displaying a first application view. A first input is detected, and an application view selection mode is entered for selecting one of concurrently open applications for display in a corresponding application view. An initial group of open application icons in a first predefined area and at least a portion of the first application view adjacent to the first predefined area are concurrently displayed. The initial group of open application icons corresponds to at least some of the concurrently open applications. A gesture is detected on a respective open application icon in the first predefined area, and a respective application view for a corresponding application is displayed without concurrently displaying an application view for any other application in the concurrently open applications. The open application icons in the first predefined area cease to be displayed, and the application view selection mode is exited.10-13-2011
20090241063INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM FOR DESIGNING A GUI - An image processing apparatus that includes a processor, an image acquiring unit that acquires drawing images which are images corresponding to a plurality of prepared scenes on a plurality of pages of drawings, an image storage that stores therein the respective drawing images, a thumbnail image producer that produces thumbnail images by reducing a size of each of the drawing images, a list producer that produces a thumbnail list in which the produced thumbnail images are arranged, a thumbnail outputting unit that outputs the thumbnail list, an entered-information extractor that extracts entered information entered into the thumbnail list, an information recognizing unit that recognizes, from the added information, both area positions defined in the thumbnail list and the thumbnail images linked from the area positions and an information manager that controls storage of both the recognized area positions and the thumbnail images linked from the area positions.09-24-2009
20080229248Associating geographic location information to digital objects for editing - A computer implemented method can include displaying, within a user interface, a view pane having a vertical direction and a horizontal direction, displaying, within the view pane, a poster frame represented by a bounded region, the poster frame representing a container, the container comprising several objects, wherein each object has an associated location identifier, and grouping two or more objects determined to be in sufficient proximity based on comparing the associated location identifiers of the grouped objects.09-18-2008
20120311501DISPLAYING GRAPHICAL OBJECT RELATIONSHIPS IN A WORKSPACE - Exemplary embodiments provide methods and systems performed by a software component executing on at least one processor for displaying graphical objects in a workspace. Aspects of the exemplary embodiment include displaying on a display screen a view showing a portion of graphical objects comprising the workspace; indicating a relationship in the view between a selected graphical object and one or more related graphical objects; in response to any of the one or more related graphical objects being outside of the view, displaying thumbnails within the view for each of the one or more related graphical objects to visually identify a type of content provided by the one or more related graphical objects; and in response to a user selecting one of the thumbnails, moving the view to display the corresponding related graphical object.12-06-2012
20110055766INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus may control display of a GUI image including indexes that allow a user to select the entirety or part of an image content piece. The information processing apparatus may include a controller configured to control display of a first GUI image including an index of each of at least one image content piece, and to control a display of a second GUI image including face thumbnail images, which serve as indexes that allow the user to select the entirety or part of an image content piece corresponding to an index selected from the first GUI image by the user, the face thumbnail images corresponding to faces detected from the entirety or part of the image content piece.03-03-2011
20110055765Downloading and Synchronizing Media Metadata - For a first device, some embodiments provide an application for displaying several media content stored on a second device communicably connected to the first device. The application includes a graphical user interface (“GUI”). The GUI includes a media content display area for displaying the media content stored on the second device. The GUI includes a selectable item for activating a synchronization feature that automatically modifies a clock of the second device to match a clock of the first device.03-03-2011
20100325585INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM - A note-type personal computer according to the present invention has an LCD for displaying information stored in an internal storage provided therein, and an external storage or an external picture server connected thereto, via the internet. And, operation for the information stored in the respective storages is performed by the user in the same procedure using operation units such as a keyboard, a touch pad, with indication on the LCD confirmed. When the information stored in the picture server is displayed, the LCD displays auxiliary information indicative of this notice. The LCD displays the auxiliary information using a different folder name, or displays the auxiliary information on the background of a display area of the LCD. So, the user can confirm contents on the internet easily without the need of performing complicated operations.12-23-2010
20110191720METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING MENUS - A method for displaying a menu includes generating a content selection menu which includes a plurality of contents and a location selection menu which includes a plurality of locations within a content that is currently selected among the plurality of contents, by using information about at least one of the contents, and displaying the content selection menu and the location selection menu on a single screen.08-04-2011
20110016430SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTERLEAVING SERIES OF MEDICAL IMAGES - After selecting two or more image series for comparison, images of the image series are interleaved so that they are alternatively displayed in a comparison pane on a display device. In one embodiment, after one or more image series are selected for comparison, an interleaved image series is created containing each of the images of the one or more selected image series, or, alternatively, the interleaved image series comprises links to the images arranged in the interleaved pattern. If differences exist in the images of the multiple image series, these differences may be more easily detectable as the display device cycles between the images. Comparison of images in an interleaved image series may be more advantageous if the images of each selected image series are of a common anatomical area, common image size, and the images are in the same order.01-20-2011
20110016429INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM - According to an aspect of the invention, an information processing apparatus includes an operation acquisition module, a thumbnail image creating module, and a thumbnail image storing control module. The operation acquisition module acquires an operation to an electronic file displayed on a display device, the operation to be acquired by the operation acquisition module being set previously. The thumbnail image creating module creates a thumbnail image corresponding to the acquired operation. The thumbnail image storing control module controls the thumbnail image so as to store the thumbnail image associated with specifying information by which the electronic file is specified.01-20-2011
20100115468SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HIERARCHICAL ELECTRONIC FILE NAVIGATION FROM A PROCESSING DEVICE FRONT PANEL - The subject application is directed to a system and method for hierarchical electronic file navigation. Electronic files, of documents or folders, are first stored in an associated data storage. Upon receipt of user identification, a default subset of stored files is retrieved and indicia corresponding to the files are displayed to an associated user. The files are displayed with a folder icon or a document thumbnail image. Selection data is then received of a selected electronic folder listed on the display and indicia are generated on the display corresponding to contents of electronic files of the selected document folder. Shortcut selection data is received from the user corresponding to at least one selected electronic file and the at least one selected electronic file is added to the default listing in accordance with received shortcut selection data.05-06-2010
20090293020DISPLAY-INTEGRATED IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - A digital multifunction peripheral provided with a scanner portion, an operation portion, an image forming portion, a device control portion, a fax modem, a communications portion, a management portion, and a hard disk (HD) is connected to a server apparatus via an external network. A large-format display is attached integrally to a rear face of a case of the digital multifunction peripheral, with a first display screen facing toward the outside. The device control portion is connected to the server apparatus via the external network, and displays various pieces of provided information managed by the server apparatus on the first display screen.11-26-2009
20110191721METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OF CONTENT - A method and apparatus that display information about content as a thumbnail. The thumbnail may be an image that represents the content, and the thumbnail may be generated to include first and second portions based on information about the content. The information on the content may indicate a point of progress within the content, and the first and second portions may represent time segments of the content, occurring before and after the point of progress, and the first and second portions may be distinguishably displayed from each other to convey the point of progress to a user.08-04-2011
20100023893ACTIVE AND PROGRESSIVE TARGETED ADVERTISING - Methods and computer-readable media for presenting a user with advertising content, such as an advertisement or coupon, based on the user's responses to one or more questions are provided. A user may view a web page that includes one or more thumbnails, where each thumbnail represents a media, such as a video clip, an audio clip, or an image. Once a user selects a thumbnail, by hovering a cursor over the thumbnail, for example, a question may appear over the thumbnail. The user may respond to the question, and based on the response, may be provided with some form of relevant advertising content. Subsequent questions may be presented to the user if the user selects more than one thumbnail in a session, and thus the user may be provided with highly relevant advertising content that is based on responses to more than one question.01-28-2010
20110307836MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - According to one embodiment of the present invention, a mobile terminal includes a touchscreen configured to display a list including a plurality of categories and at least one content grouped for each of the plurality of categories, and a controller, if a command for a reduced display of the list is received, configured to generate summary information for each of the plurality of categories based on information of the grouped at least one content, to hide the grouped at least one content from the list, and then to control the touchscreen to display the plurality of categories and the generated summary information corresponding to the plurality of categories.12-15-2011
20120005628Display Device, Display Method, and Program - A method is provided for displaying thumbnail images corresponding to portions of content. The method comprises identifying a thumbnail image representing a portion of content. The method further comprises identifying an importance level of the content represented by the thumbnail image. The method further comprises selecting a display mode of the thumbnail image according to the determined importance level. The method further comprises displaying the thumbnail image according to the selected display mode.01-05-2012
20120011473IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - A first display control unit configured to display in a first display region a list of thumbnail images of image data on a display device. A direction receiving unit configured to acquire a selection by a user for the image data. A second display control unit configured to display a list of one or more thumbnail images of image data that have been selected by the user in a second display region, which is displayed simultaneously with but in a different region from the first display region on the display device where the thumbnail images to be displayed by the first display control unit are displayed. Herein, the first display control unit acquires the selection by the user from the direction receiving unit and displays, on the display device, the one or more thumbnail images of the image data that have been selected by the user and thumbnail images of the image data that have not been selected by the user, in different display modes.01-12-2012
20120017181IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM - A method of controlling an image processing apparatus communicating with an image server storing first images, second images wherein one of the first images and one of the second images are managed as one image data in the image server. The method includes downloading a plurality of first images from the image server and displaying the plurality of first images; selecting at least one of the first images from the displayed plurality of first images; requesting the image server for second images associated with the selected at least one first images; and downloading the requested second images from the image server. When at least one of the second images is downloaded, a determination is made as to whether the downloaded second images correspond to the selected images, and if it is determined not, a notice indicating that the selected images can not be downloaded is displayed.01-19-2012
20120017180METHOD FOR ADJUSTING THE BACKGROUND IMAGE ON A SCREEN - Method for filling the screen 01-19-2012
20120017179METHOD FOR PROVIDING LIST OF CONTENTS AND DISPLAY APPARATUS APPLYING THE SAME - A method for providing a list of contents and a display apparatus applying the same are provided. The method displays images corresponding to a plurality of items included in a specific category of contents. If one of the displayed images is selected, a list of contents included in the item corresponding to the selected image is displayed. Accordingly, a user can easily identify what the item represents by viewing the image corresponding to the item.01-19-2012
20100095247DATA-DRIVEN INTERFACE FOR MANAGING MATERIALS - Embodiments of the invention provide system and methods for organizing, browsing and editing materials stored in a computer system. The system is configured to dynamically create an organizational structure for the materials according to classification groups specified by the creator of each stored material. Additionally, the system is configured to expose certain editable material parameters of a selected material to the end-user and make available specific GUI elements to the end-user so that the end-user can edit the selected material, thereby changing the appearance of the material.04-15-2010
20110099523PRODUCT SELECTION AND MANAGEMENT WORKFLOW - A method includes causing, in a first frame of a user interface, a display of thumbnails each corresponding to a different digital image. With the thumbnails displayed in the first frame, a display of a series of product controls is caused to be displayed. Upon a user's selection of a first one of the product controls, the thumbnails are modified to a first product preview format corresponding with the first product control. Upon the user's selection of a second one of the product controls, the thumbnails are modified to a second product preview format corresponding with the second product control.04-28-2011
20100205566IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD FOR DISPLAYING REDUCED-THUMBNAIL IMAGE - A image forming apparatus (MFP), because a display section thereof has a small window size, has a problem that much work is required for finding out a desired file or for carrying out processing on the found-out file. When displaying folders on the display section of the MFP, a way of extracting reduced-thumbnail images when the reduced thumbnail-images obtained by reducing the thumbnail images of contents included in the folders are extracted and displayed on icons of the folders to be displayed in a list, is set. Then, by displaying the reduced-thumbnail images on folder icons according to the extraction way, convenience of a user is improved.08-12-2010
20120137255NOTE MANAGEMENT METHODS AND SYSTEMS - Note management methods and systems are provided. First, inputs are received along a timeline, and at least one note is generated according to the inputs. The at least one note is recorded and arranged along the timeline. In some embodiments, a thumbnail is generated for a respective predefined interval on the timeline according to the at least one node in the respective predefined interval, and the thumbnail of the respective predefined interval is displayed along the timeline.05-31-2012
20110185314Interactive thumbnails for transferring content among electronic documents - Embodiments of the invention relate generally to computing devices and systems, software, computer programs, applications, and user interfaces, and more particularly, to generating a reproduction of an electronic document, such as a thumbnail, that includes an input field.07-28-2011
20100180234System and Method for Generating Photo Collages and Photo Album Pages - A system and method that enables a user to efficiently manage graphical information is disclosed. In one embodiment, tools are provided that enable a user to creatively assemble, chronicle and modify photo album pages having a variety of graphical elements.07-15-2010
20120216148INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM - There is provided an information processing apparatus including a display control unit that displays a list screen of thumbnails associated with content, an execution unit that executes any application using the content associated with the thumbnails, and an image generation unit that generates an execution state image showing an execution state of the application by the execution unit, wherein the display control unit displays the execution state image generated by the image generation unit in at least a portion of an area where the list screen is displayed.08-23-2012
20120216147Information Management Program Product Allowing Enhanced Searchability - When thumbnails displayed indicating document files stored in a database are changed in size to “large” the thumbnails all have their respective thumbnail frames unchanged in size and the number of thumbnails displayed is also unchanged while the thumbnailed and thus displayed document files have their respective thumbnails ranges reduced and displayed under increased magnification.08-23-2012
20100050125PROJECTOR - Aspects of the invention provide a projector capable of projecting desired image information by enabling the user to select easily and promptly an image input interface terminal into which the desired image information is inputted, among image input interface terminals. The projector can include image input I/Fs into which image signals from image input devices are inputted, a touch panel having a liquid crystal display to display image information inputted from the image input I/Fs, a thumbnail generating portion to generate thumbnail images to be displayed on the liquid crystal display, and a changeover switch to selectively switch the image input I/Fs by operations on the touch panel. Image information inputted from the selected image I/F can be projected. This enables the user to select desired image information promptly for the desired image information to be projected.02-25-2010
20100050124Digital living network alliance (DLNA) client device with thumbnail creation - An item of audio and video (A/V) content is identified stored in association with a DLNA server that does not have a thumbnail image associated with it. The item of A/V content is streamed at a DLNA client device. Intra-coded frames (I-Frames) are selected from the streamed A/V content. The selected I-Frames are presented to a user of the DLNA client device. A selection is received from the user identifying one of the selected I-Frames. The identified I-Frame is stored in association with the item of A/V content. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.02-25-2010
20100275164AUTHORING APPARATUS - An authoring apparatus includes: a storage module configured to store a plurality of face images while being correlated with time stamp information pieces; a display processing module configured to process the face images; a chapter generating module configured to generate chapter information for setting a chapter in the video data based on a selected time stamp information piece when one of the face images being displayed as the list is selected as a selected face image; a menu screen data generating module configured to generate menu screen data to be used for displaying a menu screen in which the selected face image is used as a button to jump to the chapter where the selected face image appears; and a converting module configured to generate converted data to be written on an optical disc, the converted data including the video data and the menu screen data.10-28-2010
20120084731DISPLAYING IMAGES INTERESTING TO A USER - One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for displaying images in a user's online page, such as to provide an engaging and interesting user experience. A subset of one or more images is identified from a set that comprises user accessible images. Images for the subset are identified selecting one or more images from the set of user accessible images that meet a desired user interest threshold. The subset of selected images is then loaded onto the user's online page, such as an online service landing page, in an arrangement (e.g., slide show) of the images.04-05-2012
20120084732METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ORGANIZING APPLICATIONS AND WIDGETS ON A MOBILE DEVICE INTERFACE - A system provides a framework that allows a user to arrange the available applications on a display of the communications device. The framework limits the user's arrangement to maintain consistent organization and ease of location of the available applications for the user. The system represents each of the available applications with a respective image representation on the display. Each specific available application is restricted to a single instance of an image representation on the display. The system associates each of the image representations with a respective subset of image representations where the subsets of image representations are organized to assist the user to locate and interact with the image representations. The system provides at least one view, associated with each of the available applications, with which to render the image representation on the display.04-05-2012
20090019398SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING A THUMBNAIL IMAGE FOR AN AUDIOVISUAL FILE - Disclosed are an improved system and method for generating a thumbnail image for an audiovisual file. The thumbnail image may be used to convey information about the content of the audiovisual file to a user. With respect to audio files, the information may be the type of audio content, a musical genre, a tempo of the audio content, and one or more indications of the popularity of the audio content.01-15-2009
20090019399IMAGE DISPLAYING DEVICE, AND METHOD AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM FOR THE SAME - There is provided an image displaying device including a first display area on which thumbnail images respectively corresponding to a plurality of pieces of image data are displayed, the thumbnail images being selectable on the first display area; a second display area on which an image corresponding to one of the thumbnail images selected through the first display area is displayed; a setting unit to set an enlargement condition of the image being displayed on the second display area, the enlargement condition including an enlarging factor; a storing unit to store the enlargement condition; and a display control unit configured such that in response to selection of one of the thumbnail images, the display control unit displays the image corresponding to a selected thumbnail image in accordance with the stored enlargement condition.01-15-2009
20080301584Image displaying device - An image-displaying device includes a storing unit and a displaying unit. The storing unit stores correlation data between a plurality of thumbnails and a sequence of the plurality of thumbnails. The displaying unit is capable of displaying a predetermined maximum number of thumbnails based on the correlation data. If a displayed thumbnail is selected by a user, the displaying unit displays identification data identifying the selected thumbnail together with the selected thumbnail. If identification data is selected by a user, the displaying unit displays a thumbnail corresponding to the selected identification data.12-04-2008
20080301583Image-displaying device - An image-displaying device includes a storing unit and a displaying unit. The storing unit stores first correlation data and second correlation data. The first correlation data indicates a plurality of first thumbnails including a plurality of first display thumbnails and also indicates a sequence of the plurality of first thumbnails. The second correlation data indicates a plurality of second thumbnails including a plurality of second display thumbnails and also indicates a sequence of the plurality of second thumbnails. The storing unit updates the second correlation data in response to an update instruction for adding one of the plurality of first thumbnails to the plurality of second thumbnails. The displaying unit includes a first display configured to display a plurality of first display thumbnails based on the first correlation data, and a second display configured to display a plurality of second display thumbnails based on the second correlation data. The second display displays a plurality of second display thumbnails based on the updated second correlation data if the second correlation data is updated.12-04-2008
20120266107SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND CONTACT PICTURE SYNCHRONIZATION AND DISTRIBUTION - Systems and methods for facilitating contact information display, management and synchronization are described. A client application on a portable device in communication with a host system provides a mechanism for receiving, displaying, updating, processing and transmitting contact information and data to the host system, where it may then be synchronized with other devices associated with other users. The host system may also collect information from social networking sites and other locations to update and synchronize contact information and data.10-18-2012
20110131535INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM - In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus generates and causes a display device to display a first thumbnail image which is associated with annotation information. Using a size of the first thumbnail image, the information processing apparatus determines a display size of a first annotation which corresponds to the annotation information. Using the determined display size, the information processing apparatus determines a second annotation. In one example embodiment, the information processing apparatus causes a display device to display the determined second annotation overlapping the first thumbnail image.06-02-2011
20110131534SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY DISPLAYING STRUCTURALLY DISSIMILAR THUMBNAIL IMAGES OF AN ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT - A system and method for dynamically displaying structurally dissimilar thumbnail images generated from multiple pages of an electronic document based on a display size of a display device is disclosed. In one embodiment, one or more candidate images are selected based on a generated metric for dissimilarity for each one of multiple images associated with multiple pages of an electronic document, where the metric for dissimilarity for each one of the multiple images is generated by comparing each image of the multiple images with substantially previous images of the multiple images. Then, the selected one or more candidate images are dynamically displayed as structurally dissimilar thumbnail images based on a display size of a display device.06-02-2011
20110289457ELECTRONIC READING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PREVIEWING FILES - An electronic reading apparatus includes a storage unit storing electronic files and thumbnails corresponding to the electronic files, a display unit displaying thumbnails of a desired electronic file and a desired page associated with one of the thumbnails. In addition, a processing unit configured for: entering a preview mode; searching all titles of the desired electronic file and enlarging the titles and preselected contents while reducing the other contents to generate thumbnails of pages containing the titles of the electronic file. Searching a page associated with a selected thumbnail according to input operation, and displaying the desired page on the display unit. A method for previewing files is also provided.11-24-2011
20110307835METHOD FOR DISPLAYING THUMBNAIL GROUP ON IDLE SCREEN AND MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL12-15-2011
20100131901INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM - There is provided an information processing apparatus including a display control unit that displays a list screen of thumbnails associated with content, an execution unit that executes any application using the content associated with the thumbnails, and an image generation unit that generates an execution state image showing an execution state of the application by the execution unit, wherein the display control unit displays the execution state image generated by the image generation unit in at least a portion of an area where the list screen is displayed.05-27-2010
20130019209IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAMAANM Ishikawa; YoshikazuAACI Kawasaki-shiAACO JPAAGP Ishikawa; Yoshikazu Kawasaki-shi JPAANM Ishimaru; SatoshiAACI Kawasaki-shiAACO JPAAGP Ishimaru; Satoshi Kawasaki-shi JPAANM Shigeeda; SouichirouAACI Yokohama-shiAACO JPAAGP Shigeeda; Souichirou Yokohama-shi JP - An image processing apparatus acquires from a moving image, frames captured at predetermined time intervals or at positions of predetermined intervals with respect to a direction of gravity, and generates thumbnail images. The image processing apparatus then displays the thumbnail images in a display area at positions corresponding to the water depths at which the frames corresponding to the generated thumbnail images were captured.01-17-2013
20110246947IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD AND RECORDING MEDIUM - When displaying a N-up image view in which a plurality of thumbnail images displayed in given windows are grouped and displayed in a single window by using a detecting section for detecting a contact position on a display screen of a display section, position specifications for the N-up image view of thumbnail images in the windows are received based on a contact position in the window in selecting thumbnail images to be displayed in the N-up image view by making contact with the thumbnail images, and the thumbnails images are displayed in the N-up image view based on the received position specifications.10-06-2011
20110246946Apparatus and Method for Interacting with Embedded Objects in Mail Application - Improved techniques are disclosed for interacting with embedded objects. The embedded objects may comprise digital media content, such as or images (e.g., photos), audio items (e.g., audio files, including music or songs), or videos (e.g., movies). By generating thumbnails of embedded objects in a mail application, they can be interspersed with text and kept in context.10-06-2011
20130104080Automatic Photo Capture Based on Social Components and Identity Recognition - In one embodiment, a mobile device automatically captures image frames by acquiring a real-time video sequence, selecting one or more frames from the real-time video sequence based on social network information and identity recognition, and storing the selected one or more frames in a local storage of the mobile device.04-25-2013
20130104081DISPLAY APPARATUS, DISPLAY METHOD AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM - A display apparatus including a display unit which receives input upon a tap on a display screen, comprises a property display unit configured, when a thumbnail image of data displayed on the display screen is tapped, to change a display region of the thumbnail image to a property screen indicating property information of the data corresponding to the thumbnail image.04-25-2013
20110239162IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM STORING A DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - A multifunction peripheral is provided with a thumbnail image generation instruction receiving section that receives an instruction to generate a thumbnail image of a page designated by an operator, a thumbnail image generating section that generates thumbnail images of pages constituting image data, a display controller that causes the display unit to display the thumbnail image and a pop-up image indicating the pages received by the thumbnail image generation instruction receiving section, and a page designation receiving section that receives the page designated by the operator out of the pages indicated by the pop-up image. When page designation from the operator is received by the page designation receiving section, the display controller causes the thumbnail image of the received page to be displayed.09-29-2011
20130159933CONTROL METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS PROVIDING VARIOUS TYPES OF CONTENT - A control method and display apparatus for providing various types of content is provided. The display apparatus includes a display unit which displays an image of contents; a storage unit which stores information regarding the contents; a UI generation unit which generates UIs regarding the contents; and a controller which shuts down a first content being executed, storing information regarding the shut down first content and controls generation and display of a UI regarding the first content on the display unit, when running a second content different from the first content, while the first content is running. The control method includes running contents and displaying the contents; running a second content that is different from a first content being run, according to a user input; shutting off the first content before running the second content; storing the first content; and generating and displaying a UI regarding the first content.06-20-2013
20130159934CHANGING IDLE SCREENS - The disclosure is related to performing an idle screen change in a user terminal. One of a plurality of idle screens may be displayed. A user input for an idle screen change may be detected. An idle screen change procedure may be performed based on a predetermined idle screen change sequence when the user input is detected.06-20-2013
20120011472IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - In an image display apparatus, an image classification unit generates one or more of image groups by classifying image data to which attribution information is added based on the attribute information. A display control unit displays, on a display device, a list of a plurality of thumbnail images of the image data included in each of the image groups generated by the image classification unit, in a manner in which the plurality of thumbnail images are piled up for every image group. Herein, the display control unit acquires the predetermined number of sheets of image data from the selected image group to display, on the display device, the image data as a background image in which the image data are arranged.01-12-2012
20120072871TERMINAL DEVICE FOR DOWNLOADING AND INSTALLING AN APPLICATION AND METHOD THEREOF - A method for installing an application includes inputting a command to download the application, selecting a page to add an identifier for executing the application, and displaying the identifier on the selected page.03-22-2012
20130091470SYSTEM FOR MANAGING DATA OBJECTS - A device for managing image and audio files displays thumbnails, which are representative of the files, on a screen in different arrangements, depending on the selected layout and order. When the user enters input to indicates that he or she wishes to browse through the thumbnails, the thumbnails move across the screen in sequence, following a path through a focus outline in the center of the screen. The path followed by the thumbnails depends on the selected layout.04-11-2013
20130212534Expanding thumbnail with metadata overlay - Systems, methods, and computer program products for displaying graphical images are provided. In some implementations, a method is provided. The method includes displaying on a display device a collection of thumbnail images in a graphical user interface, each thumbnail image representing a distinct selectable object and receiving user inputs moving a cursor displayed on the display device. The method also includes determining whether the cursor is positioned within a region associated with a first one of the thumbnail images, and while the cursor is positioned within a region associated with the first one of the thumbnail images, displaying an enlarged version of the first one of the thumbnail images, the enlarged version including the image and an overlay over the image, the overlay displaying data associated with the object represented by the first one of the thumbnail images.08-15-2013

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