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8599457 Image processing device, method, system and the associated program for generating a composite image  
An image processing device, which includes: an original reception unit that receives an original image; a dot image generation unit that generates, on the basis of additive information to be added...
8339678 Apparatus, system, and method of process control based on the determination of embedded information  
An apparatus, system, and method for image processing are disclosed, each of which obtains a mark from image data, detects additional information in the mark, determines whether the mark is...
8335014 Image forming apparatus, control method, and program for copy-forgery-inhibited dot pattern calibration  
A test pattern containing plurality of patches recorded using small dot patterns and large dot patterns is printed. The dot sizes arranged in the patches are different between patches. Then the...
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Image processing device, method, system and the associated program for generating a composite image
 
An image processing device, which includes: an original reception unit that receives an original image; a dot image generation unit that generates, on the basis of additive information to be added...
8144368 Automated methods for distinguishing copies from original printed objects  
This disclosure describes methods for using embedded auxiliary signals in documents for copy detection and other applications. In on application, the auxiliary signal is formed as an array of...
8125691 Information processing apparatus and method, computer program and computer-readable recording medium for embedding watermark information  
A watermark information embedding apparatus generates a document image from electronic document data that has been input thereto, modifies the electronic document data based upon the document image...
8089661 Embedding authentication information to prevent document spoofing  
In a computer system in which information represented by digital data is output to plural pages of recording medium, and then information on the plural pages of recording medium is read to use...
8023159 Marking images of text with speckle patterns for theft deterrence  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for embedding an identifying pattern of visible speckles into the digitized image of each page of a document. A speckle is a cluster of black or...
7970137 Content reproduction apparatus, content recording apparatus, network system, and content recording/reproduction method  
Content reproduction apparatus, content recording apparatus, network system, and method of recording and reproducing content are provide. The content reproduction apparatus includes an original...
7958371 Methods and apparatus for secure operating system distribution in a multiprocessor system  
Methods and apparatus provide for: decrypting a first of a plurality of operating systems (OSs) within a first processor of a multiprocessing system using a private key thereof, the plurality of...
7929704 Modified triple wrap encryption/decryption system  
Messages are encrypted/decrypted according to a modified triple wrap procedure in which the messages are encrypted/decrypted in three encryption/decryption operations and are processed in three...
7913119 Method and device for verifying integrity of data acquisition pathways  
Disclosed is a method of verifying the integrity of data acquired from a device emulating a hard disk to a host computer over a data transfer pathway. A storage medium containing known data is...
7752136 Check authorization system and method  
A self-authenticating check authorization system and method includes a check that has standard bank and account information printed on the MICR line, as well as a one-way hash value that is...
7747530 Check authorization system and method  
A device is provided that includes a monetary instrument having a surface, and a magnetic ink character recognition (MICR) line coupled to that surface. The MICR line includes an ABA number, a...
7664257 Method and apparatus for article authentication  
An authentication method for authenticating an article in a device includes the steps of (a) reading an identification number stored on the article, (b) reading an authentication number stored on...
7505584 Contents management method, contents management apparatus, and recording medium  
An apparatus generates first shared information that is shared by the apparatus and a recording medium by performing a first bilateral authentication. The apparatus encrypts overwrite data that is...
7502946 Using hardware to secure areas of long term storage in CE devices  
A system includes long-term storage (e.g., flash memory) for storing sensitive data and critical components of a consumer electronic (CE) device such as an operating system (OS) kernel, private...
7401228 Method for transmitting data, apparatus for recording data, medium for recording data, and apparatus for reproducing data  
A data transmitting method, a data recording apparatus, a data record medium and a data reproducing apparatus are provided to disallow the encryption to be easily decoded and keep the secrecy of...
7363512 System and method of content copy control  
A calculator system for performing duplication of contents does not necessarily perform screening, i.e., electronic watermark detection, rather, contents copy control information can be obtained...
7242767 Recording medium, data recording method and apparatus, data regenerating method and apparatus, and copy control method  
Data is recorded in a first part PA1 in accordance with a signal format same as that of an existing CD at the lower limit (1.5 μm) of an allowable value of a Wreck pitch and the lower limit (1.2 ...
7219082 Financial management system  
A financial transaction network includes a customer network serviced by a host processor. The financial transaction network provides customers with a plurality of diverse and interchangeable...
7181008 Contents management method, content management apparatus, and recording medium  
An apparatus generates first shared information that is shared by the apparatus and a recording medium by performing a first bilateral authentication. The apparatus encrypts overwrite data that is...
7155015 Optical disk apparatus and data randomizing method using for optical disk apparatus  
In the optical disk apparatus, an arbitrary seed data for randomizing is added to an original data to be recorded on a disk. One-bit randomizing data is determined by operation using one-bit...
7092524 Device for and method of cryptographically wrapping information  
A device for and method of cryptographically wrapping information by first constructing information to be wrapped into an even multiple of y bits. Information to be wrapped is parsed into equal...
7006632 Check authorization system and method  
A self-authenticating check authorization system and method includes a check that has standard bank and account information printed on the MICR line, as well as a one-way hash value that is...
6938162 Optical disk, optical disk recording and reproducing apparatus, method for recording, reproducing and deleting data on optical disk, and information processing system  
A recording type optical disk on which data is recordable includes a data recording and reproducing area for recording data therein and reproducing data therefrom, and a read-only disk...
6934852 Security keys for enhanced downstream access security for electronic file systems and drives  
A method and system for protecting electronic files from unauthorized access. The drive on which the file is stored is provided with a hardware identification code, which is unique to the drive. An...
6901511 Portable terminals, servers, systems, and their program recording mediums  
Data containing important information are stored in DB cards separable from terminals. The terminals and mediums are placed in corresponding relationship. Multi-security measures are taken to...
6738903 Password protected memory on replaceable components for printing devices  
A printing device component having a memory tag with password protected data areas to control read and write access to the memory tag. The memory tag provides an encrypted authorization code to a...
6694033 Reproduction of spatialized audio  
Immersive environments for teleconferencing, collaborative shared spaces and entertainment require spatial audio. Such environments may have non-ideal sound reproduction conditions (loudspeaker...
6690794 Electronic ticket system  
An electronic ticket system for virtually preventing forgery, copying and other unauthorized uses of electronic tickets; for proving to a third party the contents of an electronic ticket contested...
6404888 Confusion data generator  
A confusion data generator for the generation of non-linear confusion data utilizes a plurality of arrays acting as non-linear state machines to generate a stream of confusion data of a certain...
6393125 Initializer for a confusion data generator  
A method and apparatus for the initialization of a class of non-linear confusion data generators is especially useful to enhance the security of non-linear confusion data generators that are...
6131090 Method and system for providing controlled access to information stored on a portable recording medium  
A method and system for providing controlled access to information stored on a smartcard. The system includes a data processing center maintained by a trusted third party for storing a database of...
6092195 Encryption of defects map  
A technique for authenticating a headerless-ID magnetic disk includes the steps of inserting the headerless-ID magnetic disk having a plurality of defective locations and an encrypted defect map...
5907655 Method and apparatus for recording and reproducing digital video signals as a function of copy protection of a tape  
An apparatus records and reproduces digital video signals on a tape such that recording by another digital VTR or another analog VTR can be blocked, both through a digital interface and an analog...
5832088 Method and apparatus for preventing data copying from a disk using data lengths too large for a pirate medium  
Recording data is recorded on a CD-ROM so as to satisfy a relationship expressed as W≥D and W>m where W is the data length of recording data recorded on the CD-ROM, D is the data length of e...
5815630 Tape dubbing and copy guard signal inserting method and apparatus  
A high-speed tape dubbing method and apparatus for dubbing a signal recorded on a master tape onto slave tapes running at a speed N (for example, 3) times a standard tape running speed, which is...
5796826 Apparatus for limiting reproducible number of magnetic recording medium  
A reproducible number limiting apparatus for a magnetic recording medium using a reproducible number limiting algorithm is disclosed including: scrambling means for scrambling an input bit stream...
5765030 Processor emulator module having a variable pre-fetch queue size for program execution  
An emulation module (110) includes a pre-fetch queue (116) having an adjustable size (126) to eliminate any dependence of virus decryption routines on the size of the pre-fetch queue (116) when...
5751595 Method for building and verifying authenticity of a rule system  
A method for verifying that an integrated circuit design tool kit has not been modified in an unauthorized manner is accomplished by providing a verification procedure that, when an executable...
5740244 Method and apparatus for improved fingerprinting and authenticating various magnetic media  
A method and apparatus is disclosed for determining the remanent noise in a magnetic medium by, for example, DC saturation of a region thereof and measurement of the remaining DC magnetization. A...
5715313 Magnetic recording/reproducing method  
Information is recorded on a floppy disk in a state in which the confidentiality of the information is maintained. An ID signal representing ID information is magnetically recorded down to the...
5666413 Scrambler of information stored on magnetic memory media  
A device for scrambling the information held by magnetic memory storage media and rendering the information inaccessible. The portable device provides a passage through which a magnetic memory...
RE35599 Method and apparatus for enhancing a randomly varying security characteristic  
A randomly varying modulated current is generated and used to drive a magnetic write head in an apparatus for enhancing a randomly varying magnetic security characteristic of a medium. The write...
5659613 Method and apparatus for copy protection for various recording media using a video finger print  
A method and apparatus for copyright protection for various recording media such as Digital Video Discs (DVDs) uses a combination of a Video Finger Print Signal and an Authenticating Signature to...
5636278 Player for picture concealment and concealment release  
A player for concealing a picture or releasing picture concealment using a secret code provided by a user while recording and/or reproducing of a video signal with respect to a recording medium...
5513260 Method and apparatus for copy protection for various recording media  
A method and apparatus for copyright protection for various recording media such as compact discs (CDs) uses a combination of symmetrical and asymmetrical data encryption to permit the player to...
5488663 Encoding methods for generating a digital signal containing modulated bit allocation information, and record carriers containing that signal  
Transmission system for transmitting and receiving, and subband encoding methods for generating for transmission, digital signals containing modulated bit allocation information; and record...
5481609 System for controlling access to broadcast transmissions  
A system for controlling access to broadcast transmissions including a transmitter having a transmission encoder for scrambling the broadcast, a multiplicity of subscriber receivers, each having an...
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