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8704957 Unit for returning erroneous operation that instructs display device to display operation history when panic key is pressed  
The present invention discloses an apparatus a television apparatus capable of showing, on a screen, a menu screen and an input switching screen instead of an image display screen, while being...
8698900 Display button key presses on display device  
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for concurrently displaying on a display device, a selected main presentation and graphical shapes representative of button presses on a remote control. In one...
8698962 Content processing device  
A content processing device includes an input section, a memory section, a selection section and an output section. The input section is configured to receive content having a video signal and a...
8694696 Detection method and detection device and multimedia device for high-definition multimedia interface  
A detection method for detecting connection statuses of a plurality of HDMI ports in an HDMI-compatible multimedia device includes receiving a plurality of electric information of the plurality of...
8687128 System and method of navigating previously viewed channels  
The disclosure is directed to systems and methods of navigating previously viewed channels. In a particular embodiment, a method may include maintaining a channel list in a memory, the channel list...
8687012 Information processing apparatus, storage medium, information processing method and information processing system for adjusting a position of an object to be imaged on a display  
An example of a game apparatus includes a CPU, and in a mode of examining a flower based on an imaged image, the CPU activates two outward cameras to thereby display an imaging screen on a...
8681233 Camera image editing using a television  
Images stored in a camera are edited using a television. Television remote control output signals are received at the camera. The television remote control output signals are converted to camera...
8675136 Image display apparatus and detection method  
An image display apparatus is provided which includes an image display unit for displaying a still image or a moving image, an imaging unit for capturing an image in a direction in which the image...
8659703 Adapting layout and text font size for viewer distance from TV  
The size of characters presented on a display of an audio video display device (AVDD) such as a TV is changed based on a distance from the AVDD at which a viewer is sensed as being located.
8655031 Video content identification using scene change signatures from downscaled images  
Apparatus for identifying video content includes a scene detector to detect a plurality of consecutive scenes in the video content. The video content may include a video program and an...
8654263 Broadcast receiving apparatus to minimize standby power and method thereof  
A broadcast receiving apparatus to minimize standby power and a method thereof. The broadcast receiving apparatus includes a sensor to detect variation in an inputted alternating current (AC)...
8654261 Video and audio processing device and program thereof  
A video and audio processing device comprises: a switching unit that switches a video input and output pathway at least between “analog video input terminal—analog video output terminal” and “spec...
8654252 Electronic device and information processing program  
There is provided an electronic device and an information processing program, which may provide a user with information about functions of the electronic device without stress to the user. The...
8648965 Image signal processor and method thereof  
An image signal processor and a method for processing an image signal thereof are disclosed. When the image signal processor executes an automatic chroma gain control (ACC), the image signal...
8643784 Television system, television set and remote controller  
In response to an operation such as power-on or power-off, channel change and sound volume change, a television set combined with a personal computer automatically makes e-mail with information in...
8634025 Stand-by mode transitioning  
A device for rapidly instituting an active mode of a digital-television enabled system, the system including a first, volatile memory configured to load and store software instructions, includes:...
8634029 Tuning device with diplexer input  
The present invention includes an apparatus for distributing a received modulated RF signal to a plurality of tuners including a diplexer device. The diplexer device includes a plurality of filter...
8629938 Multi-point television motion sensor system and method  
A system is disclosed for controlling operation of an electronic device, such as a TV. The system includes a first sensor located at or near the electronic device and a second sensor spaced apart...
8625029 HDMI source detection  
A circuit for detection of an HDMI source device to an HDMI sink device through an HDMI sink connector without regard for the activity state of the HDMI source device has a pull-up resistor having...
8619194 Privacy in television tracking  
A television system for providing identification of user television viewing activities, while maintaining the privacy of individual viewers. In selected embodiments, the television system includes...
8613014 Television displayed messaging  
A method and system is contemplated for television displayed messaging. The television displayed messaging may be facilitated with an automated process for selecting an adapter suitable for use in...
8610832 System and method for broadcast station adjacency  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for broadcasting signals. The system includes a supplemental antenna at a first location co-located with a main antenna...
8605222 Receiver device, tuner, and television receiver  
A receiver device is provided singly capable of applying demodulator circuits with differing frequency characteristics with respective signals of desired frequencies for the demodulator circuits....
8593573 System, method and apparatus for detecting docking of headphones  
An application for a television with a headphone dock. The headphone dock provides status to the television as to when a set of headphones are docked (idle) or undocked (in use). The television...
8587605 Image processing device, control method for image processing device, control program for image processing device, and recording medium in which control program is recorded  
The present invention provides an image processing device capable of realizing appropriate color expression without requiring a large increase in data amount of image data for displaying a...
8572656 Mobile terminal and method of controlling a broadcast of the mobile terminal  
A mobile terminal and a method for controlling a broadcast displays information on an interactive service associated with a broadcast program, the information provided prior to displaying the...
8564723 Communication system, communication method, video output apparatus and video input apparatus  
A communication system may includes a source device to output video contents and a sink device to input the video contents, connected to the source device using a control transmission channel and a...
8560012 Communication device  
The communication device can easily serve as an extended user interface such as a remote controller of a target apparatus without causing any complicated operations to a user. The communication...
8553156 HDMI and VGA compatible interface circuit  
A signal transmitting circuit includes a HDMI signal transmitting unit adapted to output a HDMI signal, a VGA signal transmitting unit adapted to output a VGA signal, a VGA signal processing unit,...
8542320 Method and system to control a non-gesture controlled device using gesture interactions with a gesture controlled device  
A television set. The television set includes a display, a gesture detector, a transceiver, a processor, and a memory component. The display is operable to render images. The gesture detector is...
8520014 System, module, and method of enabling a video interface within a limited resource enabled information handling system  
An information handling system includes a host processing system and a remote processing system. The host processing system includes a display, a host processor, and a video multiplexer that...
8508663 Electronic device capable of wired connection to an external device having a power-save mode  
An electronic device has a plurality of wired-connection terminals, a selection portion that selects one of the plurality of wired-connection terminals for input of source data, and a transmission...
8497881 Image processors, electronic device including the same, and image processing methods  
An image processor for combining video data and graphic data is provided. The image processor includes a scaler that is configured to scale compressed graphic data in a horizontal direction using...
8479249 Display device, program and computer readable storage medium on which said program is stored  
A television receiver for content with which genre information is associated includes: a basic picture quality information receiving section which associates, with a single piece of genre...
8451377 Image display device, method of controlling the same and home network system  
An image display device and a home network system are provided. The image display device transmits a broadcasting signal including at least one of a video data, an audio data, and an additional...
8451378 Video device capable of detecting connection to display devices  
A video device to generate analog video signals to a plurality of display devices comprises a video processing chip, a plurality of video output interface circuits and a plurality of detection...
8447903 Electronic device and method for automatically controlling operation of the electronic device  
An electronic device is adapted to be connected to a plurality of peripheral devices, and includes a storage unit and a control circuit. The storage unit records a preset time and a control list....
8446528 Display apparatus  
A display apparatus transmits a picture acquisition request for getting picture information to an external image apparatus connected through a predetermined interface to the display apparatus from...
8436940 Converting image format  
An apparatus for converting an image format of data and a method thereof is disclosed. An apparatus for converting an image format of data comprises an image converter (126) for converting...
8427589 Audible state indication for a television receiver  
A circuit for audibly indicating at least one state of a television receiver includes memory operative to store at least one audio file, and a controller. The controller is operative during a...
8411208 Attached device control on television event  
A television includes at least two inputs and at least one connected device (component). Upon a system event such as changing from one input to another input, the television signals the at least...
8411201 Method for providing a shortcut and image display device thereof  
A multifunctional display device displays a menu including shortcut objects. A processor assigns each object to one of a broadcast channel, network address, or an application. The objects may be an...
8411073 System and method for detecting display disconnection  
A video processing device comprises a display interface coupleable to a display device and a display controller configured to transmit a video signal via an output node of the display interface....
8395706 Information processing system, display device, output device, information processing device, identification information acquisition method and identification information supply method  
A display device includes a receiving unit for receiving output data relating to a content transmitted from an information processing device, a display unit for providing a display based on the...
8390640 Television device for adjusting quality of video image to be displayed  
A television device structured to automatically adjust the color temperature on the display screen in accordance with the viewing environment includes an external light detection unit or an optical...
8390615 Image display apparatus, image data providing apparatus, and image display system providing a control script for executing basic functions  
A television 1 of the present invention is a television 1 for processing display data and displaying an image based on the processed display data, the display data containing the image and a...
8385728 Apparatus and method for searching start position of broadcasting program  
Provided are an apparatus and method for searching a start position of a broadcast program. According to an embodiment of the present invention, a received broadcast program is recorded in a...
8379039 Reformatting content with proper color-region conversion  
Some embodiments of the invention provide several novel methods for distributing image content (e.g., picture content, video content, etc.). In some embodiments, the method tags the content with...
8339514 Modular flexible software architecture for TV  
Rather than have a unique code set per TV product, a common code base is provided to service multiple products and even multiple product lines. Embedded systems can be upgraded through a network...
8334927 Television operative to download new functional applications via an external software module and to execute the same without additional hardware  
A television includes a control section, an interface and an external software module. The control section includes a processor and an internal memory that is in communication with the processor....