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US20090154308 OPTICAL DISC APPARATUS, GAIN SETTING METHOD AND PROGRAM  
There is provided an optical disc apparatus that includes a sound pickup portion, an optical pickup to record a sound picked up by the sound pickup portion as audio data onto an optical disc using...
US20080186821 Optical Storage Medium Reading/Writing Method and Device with Improved Reliability  
A method and device are disclosed for improving reliability of reading an optical storage medium, such as an optical disc (20). A disc spin speed value (31) of the optical disc (20) is provided...
US20050286384 Music selection apparatus, music selection system and music selection method  
A music selection apparatus selects a piece of music from among pieces of selection target music to be selected. The music selection apparatus includes a condition setting section and a selecting...
US20060044949 Network scan-to-removable storage media  
A system and method are provided for storing network-scanned data in a removable storage medium. The method comprises: an imaging device providing scanned image data; sending the scanned image...
US20140376353 MAGNETIC DEVICES INCLUDING FILM STRUCTURES  
A device including a magnetic structure, the magnetic structure having a substrate adjacent surface and a second, opposing surface, the magnetic structure having a near field transducer (NFT),...
US20090135685 ABERRATION CORRECTING APPARATUS AND PROGRAM FOR CORRECTING ABERRATION  
An aberration correcting apparatus is provided, which is capable of suppressing occurrence of abnormal operation in an actuator for a tracking servo by reducing track cross noise caused by...
US20090147655 Miniaturized disc drive containing DVD-compatible optical controller  
A miniature optical disc drive includes a DVD-compatible optical controller and a cartridge load module designed to hold a cartridge containing a 32 mm optical data storage disc.
US20090010113 Optical pickup and optical pickup aberration correcting method  
An optical pickup includes: a spherical aberration correcting portion for correcting spherical aberration by adjusting a convergence/divergence state of laser light emitted from a light source; a...
US20140376343 PEG ONLY NEAR-FIELD TRANSDUCER  
An apparatus for a heat assisted magnetic recording device that includes a write pole, a near-field transducer, and a heat sink. The near-field transducer is comprised only of a peg disposed...
US20140376340 PEG ONLY NEAR-FIELD TRANSDUCER  
An apparatus for a heat assisted magnetic recording device that includes a write pole, a near-field transducer, and a heat sink. The near-field transducer is comprised only of a peg disposed...
US20070030771 Method for automatically correcting an operation type of a disk drive  
A method for automatically correcting an operation type of a disk drive sets a number of times of normal track seeking of the disk drive as a standard. When executing track seeking commands, the...
US20070268800 Optical Disc, Player for the Optical Disc and Its Player Back Method  
An optical disc player includes an explaining device and a buffering management device. The explaining device is used to explain a command document; and the buffering management device is used to...
US20050254367 Microminiature optical disc drive with wireless capability  
A battery-operated, hand-held disc drive for an optical data storage disc contains a radio transceiver. Data read from the disc, for example a game or movie, are delivered to the transceiver and...
US20150131419 DEVICES INCLUDING AT LEAST ONE ADHESION LAYER  
Devices that include a near field transducer (NFT), the NFT having at least one external surface; and at least one adhesion layer positioned on at least a portion of the at least one external...
US20120176877 INSPECTION METHOD AND INSPECTION APPARATUS OF MAGNETIC DISK  
An inspection method and inspection apparatus of a magnetic disk are provided. A gliding test and a certification test are performed at the same time by simultaneously moving a head for the...
US20080175122 DIGITAL AUDIO BOOK CARTRIDGE AND PLAYER WITH MANIPULATION-FACILITATING FEATURES  
A cartridge for use by print-disabled users to play digital audio content and a player having a receptacle for receiving the cartridge are provided. The cartridge includes a random-access digital...
US20100257034 OPTICAL DISK DRIVE AND ADVERTISEMENT AND SERVICE SYSTEM USING THE SAME  
Provided are an optical disk drive and an advertisement/service system using the same. The optical disk drive includes an optical disk storage unit, an Internet link storage unit, and a...
US20110063956 OPTICAL PICKUP DEVICE AND OPTICAL DISC APPARATUS  
An optical pickup device includes a polarization diffraction grating to diverge an optical beam reflected from an optical disc and an optical detector to receive the optical beam diverged by the...
US20080267018 DISC TRANSPORT AUTO-CALIBRATION  
The present invention provides a media device apparatus having an improved design for auto-calibration providing efficient operation and improved engagement to one or more storage discs. In one...
US20050027927 Data storage media with sector data control information  
On a data storage medium, sector headers include data that are used to control behavior of a drive reading the data storage medium. For example, the header data may specify, for each sector,...
US20080285414 2D Storage with Guard Band Storing Non-Content Information  
The invention applies to a 2D storage medium carrying meta-tracks of N (N>1) bit-rows, two adjacent meta-tracks being separated by a guard band of at least one bit-row referred to as guard band...
US20070140074 Media type detection using a lock indicator  
A method for detecting a media type of an optical disc system comprising the steps of (A) checking for a first wobble signal associated with a first media type, (B) if step (A) detects the first...
US20070097798 Booklet loading apparatus, post-treatment apparatus, and image forming system  
A booklet loading apparatus has a carry-out unit that sequentially carries out plural booklets to a predetermined carry-out position; a transfer unit that sequentially arranges the booklets...
US20050195706 Optical pickup device for optical disks having different track pitches  
Disclosed herein is an optical pickup device for optical disks having different track pitches. The optical pickup device performs tracking servo follow-up using the diffraction patterns of the...
US20080086491 MULTIMEDIA MANAGEMENT AND PLAYBACK APPARATUS  
Apparatus for playing and managing multimedia items include a primary storage, a browser and a converter. The converter is used for converting multimedia items from a first item type to a second...
US20070147196 OPTICAL INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE  
An optical information processing device, configured to perform operations of reading and writing information on an optical disk, includes a light source configured to emit a laser beam, an image...
US20080008078 Object lens for optical pickup, optical pickup and optical information processing device  
As an object lens for an optical pickup, applied is a single-lens and both-side-convex configuration is applied. Further, specific conditional formulas are created with respect to a particular...
US20120113785 DISK POSITION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A computing device and method determines a position of a disk when the disk works abnormally. The computer searches out problem disks by determining if each disk included in the just a bundle of...
US20080137496 OPTICAL-DISK DEVICE AND RECORD-CONTROL METHOD  
An optical-disk device includes a record unit recording data onto an optical disk, and a management-information-record unit configured to additionally write the latest disk-management information...
US20140233362 INFORMATION DEVICE  
An information device includes a slider (100) including a first metal antenna (103a), a second metal antenna (103b), and a heater (107) configured to vary the distance between the first metal...
US20050195701 Compact disc processing system and a transportation method for compact discs  
A compact disc processing system includes: a compact disc processing device having a top section forming a sealed circumference, the compact disc processing device comprising a compact disc...
US20090257336 Device for marking optical discs in a non-destructive, tamper-proof manner for licensing and other purposes  
A marking device for marking optical discs in a non-destructive, tamper-proof manner for licensing and other purposes such as part of a digital content library service includes top and bottom...
US20100027406 OPTICAL STORAGE MEDIUM COMPRISING TRACKS WITH DIFFERENT WIDTH AND RESPECTIVE PRODUCTION METHOD  
The optical storage medium comprises a substrate layer and a data layer with a mark/space structure arranged in tracks, wherein a sequence of marks of a first track have a first width, and a...
US20080106995 Optical rotation counter  
Optical rotation counter associated with a rotary disc of an angle sensor provided with means for coding the angular position of the disc, including at least one fixed source of coherent light...
US20110222385 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TESTING SPOKE SENSOR  
An apparatus and a method for testing spoke sensor are disclosed. A drive unit is started to rotate a test disc to a predetermined rotation speed. A module test unit is electrically connected to a...
US20050265169 Recorder equipped with dubbing function  
A recording condition and a dubbing condition of a desired program that is to be broadcast are designated by using a remote controller. These conditions are stored in the information storage unit....
US20090274028 Multi-bit phase alignment for synchronization mark pattern matching  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to the detection of synchronization marks in data storage and retrieval. To detect a synchronization mark, embodiments of the present invention require...
US20090323504 OPTICAL PICKUP AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF  
An optical pickup includes an actuator having an objective lens and an optical base on which the actuator is supported. The actuator includes a yoke having an opening, a first straight section and...
US20060274618 Edge analysis in video quality assessment  
The present invention applies edge detector techniques as are known per se in the art to the field of automated video quality assessment by providing a method of and system for video quality...
US20090316560 OPTICAL PICKUP AND INFORMATION EQUIPMENT  
An optical pickup (100) includes: an irradiating device (101) for irradiating a laser beam (LB); a first light focusing device (104) for focusing the laser beam on the recording medium (10); a...
US20090108076 Electro-optical reader switchable between handheld and hands-free modes of operation by non-magnetic, immobile switch  
An immobile, non-magnetic mode sensor, preferably an optical sensor, is entirely supported by a housing of a reader for electro-optically reading indicia in a handheld mode, and in a hands-free...
US20090196151 OPTICAL PICKUP DEVICE, OPTICAL PICKUP CONTROLLER AND OPTICAL PICKUP CONTROL METHOD  
An optical pickup device such that the driving force of the drive unit provided on the same optical base as that of the objective lens exerts no adverse influence on controlling of the objective...
US20130215726 SUSPENSION BOARD WITH CIRCUIT  
A suspension board with circuit for mounting a slider unit including an electron device, the electron device being mounted so as to form, when projected in the thickness direction with respect to...
US20150117172 OPTICAL PICKUP  
An optical pickup includes a pair of first tracking coils near the center of the lens holder in the tracking direction on one side of the holder; a pair of first magnets facing the first tracking...
US20090059738 SECURING RFID ENCODED CONTENT CONTAINED IN RFID TAGS THAT ARE EMBEDDED IN OPTICAL MEDIA BASED UPON A SPIN RATE OF THE OPTICAL MEDIA  
The present invention discloses a solution for protecting RFID encoded content based upon a spin rate of a media within which an RFID tag containing the content is embedded. The solution can...
US20070183296 Optical element, optical pickup, and information recording/reproduction apparatus  
An optical element (10) includes a spherical aberration correction hologram (14) and a color aberration correction hologram (15). For a first laser light requiring the greatest valid diameter, no...
US20140334275 TRANSDUCER HEAD TEMPERATURE MONITORING  
Changes in the thermal boundary condition near a close point of an ABS to a media indicate proximity of the ABS with the media. Before contact, heat conduction from the ABS is primarily through...
US20120201108 TRANSDUCER HEAD TEMPERATURE MONITORING  
Changes in the thermal boundary condition near a close point of an ABS to a media indicate proximity of the ABS with the media. Before contact, heat conduction from the ABS is primarily through...
US20100278031 ULTRAVIOLET-CURABLE COMPOSITION FOR OPTICAL DISK AND OPTICAL DISK  
With branched epoxy(meth)acrylate which comprises a phenyl skeleton serving as a stiff molecular skeleton, and which comprises in the molecular skeleton a number of branched structures capable of...
US20070121430 Intelligent digital audiovisual reproduction system  
Payment-based audiovisual playback system characterized by comprising a microprocessor unit, primarily including storage means for storing inter alia in digital form the visual and sound...