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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 carried...
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 side...
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...
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...
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...
US20080165635 Estimation of Maximum Available Write Power of an Optical Storage Drive  
In summary, the present invention provides a method for estimating maximum available write power of an optical storage drive. Optical drives have a certain guaranteed maximum power corresponding to...
US20060083125 Optical disk device and seek method in optical disk device  
An optical disk device executes a seek operation to move an irradiation position of light beam on an optical disk to a track of a target address. During execution of a seek operation through a...
US20070081438 DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW Recorders  
A method and apparatus for recording data at specific locations on a DVD includes selectively detecting the occurrence of wobble sync during a window computed from previous occurrences of wobble...
US20130279315 NEAR FIELD TRANSDUCERS INCLUDING NITRIDE MATERIALS  
An apparatus that includes a near field transducer, the near field transducer including an electrically conductive nitride.
US20090010134 Holographic storage medium with integrated phase mask  
The present invention relates to a holographic storage medium, and more specifically to a holographic storage medium with an integrated phase mask layer. According to the invention, the holographic...
US20100067356 OPTICAL ELEMENT FOR OPTICAL PICKUP DEVICE, OPTICAL PICKUP DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING OPTICAL PICKUP DEVICE  
An optical element for an optical pickup device which can record and/or reproduce information interchangeably with an optical disc while correcting coma satisfactorily, and a compact optical pickup...
US20090262609 DISC TRANSPORTATION MECHANISM AND DISK PROCESSING DEVICE  
A disc transportation mechanism for a disc processing device holds and transports discs by gripping the center hole of the disc. The disc transportation mechanism has a hole position detector and a...
US20060005216 Transducer assembly for thermally assisted writing and read back in data storage devices  
A transducer assembly for a data storage system comprises a first transducer for directing electromagnetic radiation onto a storage medium adjacent to a write pole, and a second transducer for...
US20090328083 EJECTION OF STORAGE DRIVES IN A COMPUTING NETWORK  
A method for managing a storage system comprises ejecting a first drive in the storage system having a plurality of drives, in response to determining a fault associated with the first drive,...
US20140119166 System Circuit Board and Computer  
A system circuit board and a computer are presented. The system circuit board includes a processor and a hard disk (HD) indicator circuit. The HD indicator circuit includes a first switch, a first...
US20090213719 OPTICAL ENCODING DISC AND OPTICAL ENCODER HAVING SAME  
An exemplary optical encoding disc includes a plurality of concentric annular tracks. Each track includes a plurality of coding units. Each coding unit includes a light converging portion and a...
US20050265160 Disk information display device  
A disk information display device capable of displaying display data responding to the operation of operating part in a complete and in real time, the disk information display device includes: a...
US20090073860 LENS CLEANER DISC  
A cleaning disc for a media reading device having a laser lens. The cleaning disc includes a first surface configured to face the laser lens, a brush extending outwardly from the first surface, and...
US20090016204 Thin Optical Disc Having Remote Reading Capability  
In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a thin optical disc having remote reading capability is provided. In accordance with a particular embodiment of the present invention, the...
US20100085863 RETUNING OF FERROELECTRIC MEDIA BUILT-IN-BIAS  
Provided herein are embodiments for adjusting a built-in bias of a media including a conductive layer and a ferroelectric layer above the conductive layer. In certain embodiments, a voltage signal...
US20050219965 Record medium reproduction unit and method for recognizing record medium of reproduction unit  
A record medium reproduction unit has a main casing, a transfer device, a pair of sensing pins, a sensing device, and a decision device. The transfer device transfers a larger disk record medium...
US20090129233 Shift-insensitive storage of information in page oriented optical data storage systems  
A data page for optical data storage for an optical storage system, i.e. a holographic storage system, is presented. The data page includes one or more areas, which are less sensitive against a...
US20070237038 Range-Peeling For Punching Masks in Volume Rendering  
Rendering with a punching mask is performed without voxelization. A plurality of sub-volumes are identified as a function of the punching mask. The sub-volumes are generally layered in range. Each...
US20090274031 OPTICAL PICKUP AND INFORMATION DEVICE  
An optical pickup for irradiating an information recording medium, such as a DVD, with a laser beam when an information signal is recorded or reproduced, and information equipment provided with the...
US20090245070 Suspension Arm Actuator For an Optical Scanning Device  
The invention relates to a suspension arm actuator for an optical scanning device, comprising a suspension arm designed as a two-arm lever and allocated to an optical recording carrier. The...
US20090122683 Optical disc playback device  
An optical disc playback device has a signal generating section, a shift set section, a shift drive section, a position storage section, an ascent/descent set section and an ascent/descent drive...
US20080279057 ASSEMBLING METHOD FOR OPTICAL SYSTEM OF OPTICAL PICK-UP  
There is provided an assembling method for expanding a maximum admissible astigmatism of objective lens which includes defining a maximum admissible astigmatism for the entire optical system,...