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8848496 Information processing apparatus, software installing method, and recording medium  
A recording medium comprises an IC chip including circuitry configured to record data of one or more kinds of software, transmit and receive information to and from an external apparatus without...
8638980 Use of powders for creating images on objects, webs or sheets  
Monochromatic or multichromatic images may be created on surfaces. The surface is moved to first, second and third stations. The surface is electrically biased, and powder is transferred to the...
8290349 Playback apparatus, method, and program  
The present invention relates to a playback apparatus, a method, and a program which can appropriately perform jump playback when content transmitted through a network is played back in real time....
8264930 Optical disc discriminating method and optical disc discriminating apparatus  
An optical disc discriminating method and an optical disc discriminating apparatus which can discriminate a type of optical disc with a simple configuration, causes a drive means to vary an...
8120997 Information processing apparatus including a communication unit that communicates with an IC chip and associated methodology  
An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit that transmits and receives information to and from an IC chip of a recording medium, an authentication processing unit that...
8089852 Storage medium with separate image and data tracks  
A data storage medium such as an optical disc with separate image and data tracks, and a method and apparatus for forming the same. The medium has a user data storage area with a data track to...
8009964 Label creating apparatus and label creating program recorded in computer-readable recording medium  
For programs selected as those whose label is to be created, a list of available templates is displayed on a arrangement processing screen 200 together with contents of EPG information acquired...
7978567 Optical disc recording and reproducing apparatus  
The present invention provides an optical disc recording and reproducing apparatus having a function of communicating with a noncontact IC. The apparatus includes a chassis, an external antenna...
7965588 Optical disk apparatus  
An optical disk apparatus includes an I/O port that connects to a port of a drive apparatus, and a storage unit that prestores manufacturing information in correspondence with device drivers. The...
7710852 Optical disc  
An optical disc according to the present invention includes a plurality of recording layers; a receiving section for receiving, from outside an optical disc, a switching instruction for switching...
7689105 Record medium and its reproducer, reproducing method, record medium manufacturing apparatus, record medium manufacturing method, and recorder  
A system and method in which read information is calculated with additional information as a coefficient and has superior in quality to basic information. The read information contains a larger...
7580532 Multi-channel pulse width modulation apparatus  
Disclosed are multi-channel PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) apparatuses and methods for modulating PCM-based multi-channel audio signals read from an optical medium into PWM-based multi-channel audio...
7522322 Apparatus for dental shade measurement  
An apparatus for suitable for obtaining an image of a dental structure has an illuminator member placed proximate the area to be imaged. The illuminator member has a support structure (30) for...
7512536 Efficient filter bank computation for audio coding  
Low-complexity synthesis filter bank for MPEG audio decoding uses a factoring of the 64×32 matrixing for the inverse-quantized subband coefficients. Factoring into non-standard 4-point discrete...
7457227 Optical disc  
An optical disc includes a base having a signal reading surface at a first surface; a reflective layer provided on the signal reading surface of the base; a cover layer provided on the reflective...
7328285 Apparatus and method for writing information to a designated information storage medium with an allocated data storage device using a specified information recording format  
A method to write information to a designated information storage medium using an allocated data storage device using a specified information recording format, whereby a previously-determined...
7082082 Apparatus for recording and playing back information from an optical disk having PEP and BCA blocks  
An optical disk, a recording apparatus and playing apparatus which can record various kinds of identification information in the form of a pit train and a bar code without decreasing the data...
6993211 Code reader  
A parameter setting section sets a parameter stored beforehand in a parameter storage section as a parameter in an operation in an image pick-up section or an image processing section until an...
6940667 Redundant servo pattern stamper  
A plurality of redundant sets of servo data are recorded on a magnetic hard disk. The set meeting a predetermine criteria is employed when the hard disk is assembled into a hard disk drive. The...
6938121 Disk storage system having an electronic circuit mounted on the surface of the disk and control method thereof  
The present invention provides a control method of a rotary storage medium having an electronic circuit that controls connection between an electronic circuit block and an external apparatus to...
6873492 Magnetic media with readable topographical features in combination with a slider-mounted non-magnetic transducer  
Magnetic patterned media comprise topographical features readable with a slider-mounted non-magnetic transducer sensitive primarily to a local aerodynamic boundary condition, in addition to a...
6859858 Methods and apparatuses for content-based speed variation of an optical storage drive  
An optical storage drive having a content-based drive-speed variation capability. The optical storage drive contains a drive speed lookup table that stores drive speeds corresponding to file types...
6842417 Audio system  
Tracks are automatically selected from plural tracks recorded on a CD and are recorded on a MD so that a total reproducing time of the tracks thus selected is within a recordable time of the MD....
6773868 Method for producing recording medium, method for producing stamper of recording medium, apparatus for producing recording medium, and apparatus for producing stamper of recording medium  
A recording medium manufacturing method comprises a process for forming a thermosensitive material layer 12 on a substrate comprising a recording medium or a recording medium manufacturing master,...
6760280 Optical memory card in the form of a disk  
An optical data carrier has a memory member having a radiation-transparent layer and an information recording layer adjoining it. The information recording layer has a surface with memory areas...
6722570 Smart data storage device  
An insertable device, for use with electronic data processing equipment storage units, e.g., disk drives or cassette units. The device includes a housing for insertion at least partially into the...
6671235 Method of and apparatus for defining disk tracks in magnetic recording media  
A method of, and apparatus for, defining disk tracks in magnetic recording media. The track-writing apparatus (20) is capable of forming tracks (340) with a track width (TW) and track spaces (350)...
6654547 DVD rental system and method  
A digital versatile disc (DVD) includes a read-only ROM area in which video is previously recorded, and a readable/writable RAM area. A lender DVD apparatus writes a playback/recording control...
6632546 Magneto-optical recording medium  
A recording layer 6 records and stores information and comprises a plurality of layers, namely a first layer 6a and a second layer 6b. The first layer 6a is made from a recording material which...
6628598 Patterned media system  
A system for reading data from recording media having topographical features readable with a slider-mounted non-magnetic transducer sensitive primarily to changes in local aerodynamic boundary...
6622276 Recording medium, information reproducing apparatus and information reproducing method  
A long time optical recording and repeated reproduction of multimedia information is possible. Using a printer system or printing process system, on a recording medium such as a sheet, the...
6609841 Low noise optical storage system based on an optical polarimetric delay line  
A system and method for achieving, while using a multimode diode laser and polarization-maintaining fibers, high signal-to-noise ratio in a magneto optical storage system. In particular, the...
6593014 Thermomagnetic recording medium, thermomagnetic recording and reproducing method, and thermomagnetic recording and reproducing device  
A thermomagnetic recording medium includes a thermal change layer whose thermal conductivity is induced to change by a metal-to-insulator transition, is greater on a lower temperature side of a...
6583945 Method for irreversibly write-securing a magnetic storage cartridge  
A data cartridge and method for providing a write-securable storage medium that inhibits writing. The medium comprises a write-secure-type indicator in a predefined location that indicates the...
6542444 Carrier card capable of storing information data in CD or DVD formats  
A data carrier and a method of making the data carrier. The data carrier includes a plastic body, at least one metal layer arranged in or on the plastic body for carrying information encoded in...
6538961 Apparatus and method for recording an optical disc identification code  
This invention relates to an optical disc recording apparatus, an optical disc recording method, and an optical disc, and the present invention is applied to, for example, apparatus for recording...
6535465 Integrated-disk drive having an intelligent electronic circuit mounted as part of the disk  
The present invention provides a drive-integrated disk (an intelligent disk (ID)) having an electronic circuit controlling an external system as a peripheral. The drive-integrated disk comprises a...
6501718 Disk, recording and reproduction apparatus, and recording and reproduction method  
Transfer of ancillary information, typically related to main information stored on an optical disk, to or from a storage on a disk is performed before the disk is capable of reproducing...
6460155 Information reproducing system capable of manually reading an optically readable code and repeatedly reproducing voice information included in the code  
A long time optical recording and repeated reproduction of multimedia information is possible. Using a printer system or printing process system, on a recording medium such as a sheet, the...
6452874 Recording medium having content identification section  
A recording medium is disclosed which is removably loaded in an information providing apparatus and in which content information is recorded by the information providing apparatus. The recording...
6442658 Method and apparatus for improving playback of interactive multimedia works  
The present invention comprises a system for delivering an interactive multimedia work from a storage device, for example a hard disk drive, a CD-ROM drive, a network server, etc. to a playback...
6436524 Magneto-optical recording medium  
When recording using magnetic field modulation recording, the magneto-optical recording medium which is disclosed is capable of satisfactory recording with a low magnetic field. This recording...
6359747 Hard disk patterning  
Disk formatting pattern methods and apparatus are disclosed. The methods feature forming a magnetic disk format information pattern on magnetic disk media by elevating the temperature of a pattern...
6359842 Disc having a semiconductor memory  
For providing a recording disc, on which information can be renewed by signals, such as electromagnetic waves, and further with which unnecessary vibration due to an eccentricity in center of...
6356517 Optical disc with a control chip  
An optical disc has a data disc, a transparent disc to enclose and protect the data disc and an annular control chip securely attached to the clamping area of the transparent disc. The control...
6334815 Game system operable with backup data on different kinds of game machines  
A game system utilizes a first game machine and a second game machine. The backup data obtained through playing a first game on the first game machine is memorized in a first game cartridge. The...
6322181 Camera system including digital audio message recording on photographs  
A camera system is disclosed having a sensor for sensing an image; a processor for processing the sensed image in accordance with a predetermined processing requirement, if any; an audio recorder...
6298016 Recording media including auxiliary memory of different types  
Promotion of effective use in accordance with different types of media, reduction in the load on users, and promotion of diversified use modes by use of media. A plurality of types of recording...
6288980 Magneto-optical head for information reading  
The invention relates to the devices for reading the information from magnetic carriers of recording, more detailed, to magneto-optical heads for reproducing the information. The technical result...
6200673 Magneto-optical recording medium  
A magneto-optical recording medium having a substrate and a magnetic layer composed of at least a recording layer and a supporting layer and being capable of retrieving information by utilizing...

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