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US20090067316 Method and system for recordable DVDS  
Methods, systems and computer program products for causing recordable DVD storage media to be identified as non-recordable DVD storage media by a DVD drive are described. Data used to identify a...
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The time required for starting up drives in a storage device mounted with both hard disk drives and solid state drives is shortened. A storage controller of the storage device identifies the type...
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A control module for an automatic gain control device of an optical disc playback apparatus includes a constant-gain setting member and a switch member. The playback apparatus includes an optical...
US20120014233 Methods, Systems, And Program Products For Controlling The Playback Of Music  
Methods, systems, and program products for controlling the playback of music are disclosed. In an embodiment a method for controlling the playback of music includes the steps of: initiating the...
US20140347969 Hard Disk Drive With Contact Detection Using a Spin Torque Oscillator  
A hard-disk drive having a structurally efficient magnetic head slider utilizes a MAMR-based spin torque oscillator (STO) for head-disk contact detection and for flying height sensing. Contact...
US20070036049 Dual-deck optical disc system and method of controlling the same  
A dual-deck optical disc system and a method of controlling the dual-deck optical disc system enable data to be simultaneously recorded and reproduced. The dual-deck optical disc system may...
US20080253246 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING BALL AUTO-BALANCE SYSTEM OF OPTICAL DISK DRIVE  
A method for controlling a ball auto-balancing system of an optical disk drive is provided. A rotational member is fixed on a rotating axis of an optical disk drive and rotates synchronously...
US20070291598 Servo Branch of Optical Disc Drive Comprising a Switchable Diaphragm and a Device for Beam Deflection, and Methods for Measuring Beam Lanking and Spherical Aberration  
A switchable diaphragm (9) and a device for beam deflection (10) are placed in the servo branch of an optical drive, in a path of light beams of different diffraction orders. This permits...
US20080212432 Aberration Correcting Apparatus, Optical Pickup, and Aberration Correcting Method  
An optical pickup to be used for both DVD and CD is provided with an aberration correcting device using liquid crystal on an input side of an objective lens. A spherical aberration of a CD is...
US20090016208 Storage Medium comprising a security feature and method for producing a storage medium comprising a security feature  
The invention relates to a storage medium comprising a security feature, having a substrate (1, 4, 10), at least one functional layer (2, 5, 11), at least one feature which is written into the...
US20110038243 METHOD FOR CALIBRATING OFFSET OF MICRO ACTUATOR  
A method for calibrating the offset of a micro actuator includes: setting a reference reflective plane with different focus voltage levels; focusing on test points on the reference reflective...
US20130182547 OPTICAL DISK DEVICE AND OPTICAL PICKUP THEREFOR  
When an optical pickup used for an optical disk device is formed, the optical pickup includes a stepping motor which drives a lens used to correct for spherical aberration, and the stepping motor...
US20070247979 Jukebox with customizable avatar  
A digital downloading jukebox system including a mechanism for delivering custom services to a recognized user is provided. For example, information specific to a recognized user may be stored and...
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A rewritable storage medium comprising predefined content which is adapted for being integrated with additional user-defined content is described, the storage medium comprises: a first portion...
US20090003147 Apparatus comprising a pickup providing three beams for reading data from or writing data to an optical storage medium, and respective optical storage medium  
The apparatus comprises a pickup with a laser, a detector unit and an objective lens for reading data from or writing data to a Super-RENS optical storage medium having a track pitch below the...
US20130107684 System and Method for Initialization of Media Asset Modules for Improved Execution Sequence on a Playback Environment  
There is provided a system and method for initialization of media asset modules for an improved execution sequence on a playback environment. The system includes a player application configured to...
US20130016593 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INITIALIZATION OF MEDIA ASSET MODULES FOR IMPROVED EXECUTION SEQUENCE ON A PLAYBACK ENVIRONMENT  
There is provided a system and method for initialization of media asset modules for an improved execution sequence on a playback environment. The system includes a player application configured to...
US20100091625 TEST DEVICE FOR CHARACTERIZING MATERIALS USED FOR OPTICAL STORAGE  
The subject matter is a test device for characterizing a material used in an optical storage medium (10). It comprises a laser source (20) intended to direct an incident laser beam (21) towards...
US20110086591 METHOD TO MINIMIZE DATA DOWNLOAD DURING SATELLITE RADIO BROADCASTS  
A system and method for limiting the amount of satellite radio digital bandwidth used by allowing a vehicle to record and store songs broadcast by the satellite and then play the songs from the...
US20060044947 Headrest type media player device  
A headrest type media player device includes a liquid crystal panel, an indicator light, a card reader, a plug & play slot, a compact disk reader slot and a power cord. The card reader fixedly...
US20120099410 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING CONTENT IN TWO FORMATS ON ONE DRM DISK  
A DRM disk such as a Blu-ray stores content in a high resolution version for playing by a disk player. The disk also stores the same content in a lower resolution version for playing by a...
US20110019516 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING CONTENT IN TWO FORMATS ON ONE DRM DISK  
A DRM disk such as a Blu-ray stores content in a high resolution version for playing by a disk player. The disk also stores the same content in a lower resolution version for playing by a...
US20090129215 STORAGE MEDIUM LIBRARY DEVICE AND STORAGE MEDIUM LIBRARY DEVICE CARTRIDGE TRANSPORTING METHOD  
To provide a plurality of magazines very closely by saving the space for forming the moving path that is required for allowing a cartridge transporting device to move. A movable magazine that is...
US20080080359 Optical pickup unit and disk drive unit  
An optical pickup unit, including: a base chassis; a disk table mounted to the base chassis for chucking an optical disk to be able to freely rotate; an optical pickup that records and/or...
US20130250746 EJECTING MODULE FOR HARD DISK DRIVES  
An ejecting module is used in a server and includes a connector, a holder, a hard disk drive, a detecting circuit, a current output circuit, a first electromagnet and a second electromagnet. The...
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Provided is a photodetector unit including a photodetector integrated circuit (PDIC). The photodetector may reduce a height of a conventional optical pickup by improving the input/output terminals...
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A disc storage apparatus includes a disc changer mechanism including a disc slot through which a disc is insertable, a storage section having storage locations that are capable of storing discs...
US20070036040 Dual wire integrated WAMR/HAMR writing head  
An apparatus comprises a waveguide, an optical transducer for coupling electromagnetic radiation from the waveguide to a point adjacent to an air bearing surface to heat a portion of a storage...
US20090316546 Storage drive performance characterization  
A storage system is configured to determine a redundancy group configuration for a plurality of storage drives by grouping storage drives with a similar performance group designation together....
US20070097832 Interoperation between virtual gaming environment and real-world environments  
A toy device is provided, which is interoperable with a virtual game application enabling a player for playing in a virtual gaming environment. The virtual game application comprises at least one...
US20140254339 ETCH STOP CONFIGURATION  
A method of making a transducer head disclosed herein includes depositing a spacer layer on an NFT layer of the transducer head, forming an etch stop layer on a spacer layer of a transducer,...
US20120230175 Visual Enhancement for Turntable Playback  
An apparatus for enhancing media playback on a turntable, such as an audio record turntable, includes an illumination apparatus. The illumination apparatus is generally placed on the turntable's...
US20110188366 AMPLIFIER CIRCUIT AND OPTICAL PICKUP DEVICE  
An amplifier circuit and an optical pickup device supporting multi-layered optical discs and hi-speed play mode. The amplifier circuit includes photodiodes 11 to 15; operational amplifiers 21 to...
US20070201322 OPTICAL HEAD, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME AND OPTICAL RECORD PLAYBACK EQUIPMENT  
Even when binder repeats expansion and contraction by the time progress after a reliability test or mounting, and change of circumference environment, in the offered optical head, a gap of optical...
US20060114787 Simultaneous playback and persistent storage of digital media content  
Simultaneous playback and storage of digital media content is described. In one aspect, digital media content is stored by reading a first portion of the digital media content from a content...
US20060007835 Optical head device, method of manufacturing the same, and optical information recording and/or playback apparatus  
In order to correct specific aberration that occurs within an optical system, a plurality of aberration correction optical elements (4) with differing amounts and/or signs of aberration correction...
US20080094987 Media Processor  
A media storage is adapted to store a plate-shaped medium. A media drive is operable to write data in the medium. A label printer is operable to print on the medium. A media conveyer is operable...
US20120163149 CONTENT TRANSMITTING APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING CONTENT WITH COPY CONTROL INFORMATION, CONTENT IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION AND CONTENT STATUS INFORMATION  
A content transmitting apparatus and the like which execute copy control of content more securely than conventional, and can count copy number correctly according to the situation, even in the...
US20100142344 METHOD FOR DIRECT HEAD-DISK CLEARANCE MEASUREMENT BY SLIDER VIBRATION AND FLY HEIGHT CALIBRATION  
A method models and calibrates the fly height of a slider above the disk for disk drives. The calibration scheme uses the Wallace spacing loss equation and laser doppler velocimetry to predict fly...
US20080298197 CONTROLLING A HEAT RESISTIVE ELEMENT WITH A PULSE MODULATED SIGNAL  
The disclosure is related to pulse width modulating a power signal to a heat resistive element of a transducer. The power signal may be a power output signal of preamplifier. The power signal may...
US20080247296 Optical Storage Disk and System Comprising a Disk with Non-Uniformly Spaced Tracks  
The present invention relates to an optical storage disk for both read-only and (re-)writable applications comprising a plurality of adjacent track portions with a radial track pattern in which a...
US20100322043 Flexible Waveguide With Adjustable Index Of Refraction  
A flexible waveguide with an adjustable index of refraction. The core layer and/or the cladding layer of a flexible waveguide may include a plurality of nanoparticles having a different index of...
US20050013220 Method of driving step motor of compact disc drive  
A method of driving a step motor of an optical disc drive where a shift distance of an optical pickup lens of the optical disc drive is detected. A step motor driver is turned off so that a signal...
US20050073928 [OPTICAL MEDIUM STORAGE READING DEVICE]  
An optical storage medium reading device comprising an optical storage module, a light-switching module, a wave-distance-dividing module and an optical sensor module is provided. The optical...
US20070127323 Network attached mountable optical disc storage library  
The present network attached mountable optical disc storage library provides a plurality of disc media drives and at least one removable disc storage magazine. A picker traveling on a picker track...
US20150170685 NOBLE METAL SURROUNDED MAGNETIC LIP AND HEAT SINK FOR HEAT ASSISTED MAGNETIC RECORDING HEAD  
The embodiments of the present invention generally relate to a magnetic head having a magnetic lip. The vertical sides and the bottom of the magnetic lip are covered by one or more conductive...
US20060114770 Disk drive with optical pickup unit  
In order to prevent dust and dirt from entering the inside of an optical pickup unit of a disk drive without use of a special dustproof cover member, the optical pickup unit has a frame slidably...
US20080192618 LASER REWRITING SYSTEM  
A surface-condition-information obtaining unit obtains information on a surface condition of a rewritable display medium on which information is reversely displayed visually. A write-laser output...
US20080112302 Beam shifting element for an optical storage system  
The present invention relates to a beam shifting element and to an apparatus for reading from and/or writing to optical storage media using in such a beam shifting element. According to the...
US20100097921 STORAGE BOX FOR OPTICAL DISC  
An optical disc (10) comprises at least one storage layer (13) with at least one portion of content being a movie and at least one other portion of content being an advertisement. Initially, the...