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Emotion recognition apparatus
An emotion recognition apparatus performs accurate and stable speech-based emotion recognition, irrespective of individual, regional, and language differences...
Encoder, decoder, encoding method, and decoding method
An encoding apparatus and method for generating low-frequency-band encoding information and high-frequency-band encoding information from an original signal....
Blood inspection device
A blood inspection device using laser as puncture means. The blood inspection device has an electric power source control circuit for controlling electric power...
System and method for receiving broadcast content on a mobile platform
during international travel
A vehicle information system for passenger vehicles, such as automobiles and aircraft, and methods for manufacturing and using same. The vehicle information...
Image and audio reproducing apparatus and method
At least one of a recorded image signal data, recorded audio signal data, and recorded image signal multiplex data, and reproduction information data describing...
Image processing system and method for noise reduction
To provide an image processing apparatus which reduces, using a temporal noise removal scheme, image block distortion or noise and temporal flickering and...
Removing noise by adding the input image to a reference image
An image processing device (10) removes noise from an input image by adding the input image to a reference image, and includes: a motion estimation unit (1)...
Multiband audio dynamics processor
An audio system includes an automatic level controller receiving at least one input audio signal from at least one audio medium. The automatic level controller...
Cryptographic method and apparatus for enhancing computation performance
of a central processing unit
A cryptographic method for enhancing computation performance of a central processing unit involves the execution of a conversion function of the cryptographic...
The television receiver apparatus in the prior art has such a problem that, when phone calls come in this receiver set while the user watches a television,...
Impulse waveform generating apparatus and radio-frequency pulse waveform
An impulse waveform generating apparatus includes a multistage delay pulse signal generating part for generating a plurality of delay pulse signals by a timing...
Video codec apparatus and method thereof
An optimal interpolation frame is achieved by estimating optimal motion vectors both for a coding process and an interpolation frame generating process. A video...
Moving picture prediction method, moving picture coding method and
apparatus, and moving picture decoding...
A moving picture prediction method for enabling a calculation amount and a storage capacity to be reduced in a prediction about a moving picture by scaling...
Moving picture coding apparatus, moving picture decoding apparatus, and
A signal separation unit (101) separates an input picture made up of component pictures of RGB, each of which has an equal number of pixels as the input...
Moving picture coding method and a moving picture decoding method
A moving picture coding apparatus includes a motion estimation unit (101) for performing motion estimation by fixing the one of two reference pictures as a...
Channel arrangement method and radio communication base station device
Provided is a radio communication base station device which can prevent lowering of use efficiency of a channel communication resource for performing a...
Radio communication terminal device, radio communication control station
device, and radio communication method
Provided are a radio communication terminal device, a radio communication control station device, and a radio communication method capable of effectively...
Liquid crystal display device, display device and manufacturing method
Image display device having an electrode forming layer which includes a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of drain lines, a plurality of switching elements...
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging device operable to convert an optical image input through a focus lens for adjusting focus into electric signals in...
Camera system, camera body, interchangeable lens unit, and focus control
A camera system that can maintain a good focus state regardless of the speed of zooming during variable proportion zooming is provided. The camera system has a...
Image capture device which selects reading method based on sensitivity
An image capture device according to the present invention includes: an optical system for producing a subject's image; an imager with multiple photodiodes,...
Provided is a display device including a level shift circuit, which includes a thin film transistor having a polycrystalline semiconductor layer, and which...
Drive method of plasma display panel
A drive method of a plasma display panel that can increase the dark contrast, without causing a discharge failure. When a discharge cell that assumes a black...
Portable wireless device
Provided is a portable communication device, specifically a portable wireless device which is thin while maintaining excellent reception sensitivity even when...
Pipeline A/D converter
In each stage, a digital signal corresponding to a portion of bits is generated from an input analog signal, an analog reference signal is generated by a DA...
Semiconductor device and method for driving the same
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor layer stack 13 formed on a substrate 11 and having a channel region, a first electrode 16A and a second...
Battery pack, and battery system
An object of the present invention is to provide a battery pack and a battery system capable of reducing unnecessary power loss upon reducing the variation in...
Electronic ballast with lamp end of life detection and protection circuits
An electronic ballast A includes an inverter circuit for converting a DC voltage into a high-frequency voltage, a resonant circuit which is connected between...
Method for manufacturing high-pressure discharge lamp, high-pressure
discharge lamp, lamp unit and...
The present invention is directed to a method for manufacturing a high-pressure discharge lamp including: a spherical portion forming a light-emitting portion...
A flexible display device bendable in a certain direction is realized. R, G, and B pixels are arranged in a mosaic pattern. The display is bendable in a first...
Semiconductor device including a stress film
A semiconductor device includes a first-type internal stress film formed of a silicon oxide film over source/drain regions of an nMISFET and a second-type...
Organic EL display panel
An organic EL display panel comprising a substrate and an organic light-emitting element R emitting red light, an organic light-emitting element G emitting...
Light emitting device having heat generating color conversion members
A lighting device including an LED chip having a light emitting surface, and being configured to emit a light from the light emitting surface, a mounting...
Thermoelectric conversion device, and radiation detector and radiation
detection method using the same
A radiation detector including a substrate; a first inclined thin film disposed on a first main surface of the substrate, and having crystal planes serving as a...
Induction heating appliance for cooking
An infrared permeable window 4a, which is surrounded by a light shielding layer 7b and is narrower than an infrared sensor display window 4g, is formed inwardly...
Method for transporting potassium ions from front side to back side of
lipid bilayer membrane
An object of the present invention is to detect a specific chemical substance with high sensitivity and high precision. By using a specific lipid bilayer...
Method for stopping a hydrogen generator by controlling water supply to a
A hydrogen generator includes: a reformer configured to generate a hydrogen-containing gas by a reforming reaction between a raw material and water; a heater...
Negative electrode material for nickel-metal hydride battery and treatment
method thereof, and nickel-metal...
A negative electrode material for a nickel-metal hydride battery containing a hydrogen-absorbing alloy represented by a general formula: ...
Battery can with cutting-edge portion higher than cutting start portion,
manufacturing method and manufacturing...
A battery case is made by cutting from a blank case of a bottomed cylindrical battery case having an unwanted portion at an opening portion the unwanted portion...
Portable power source and portable power source system
A portable power source system including a battery pack housing at least one secondary battery, wherein first and second internal terminals for connecting to a...
Current collector for non-aqueous secondary battery, electrode plate for
non-aqueous secondary battery using...
An object of the invention is to provide a current collector for a non-aqueous secondary battery in which the strength of the current collector is sufficient in...
Process for producing membrane/electrode assembly for polymer electrolyte
fuel cell and process for producing...
Provided are a process for producing a membrane/electrode assembly for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell and a process for producing a polymer electrolyte fuel...
Method and apparatus for producing battery pack
A tensile stress is applied to solidified resin. The tensile stress is so small that the solidified resin formed in the sprue by solidification of molding...
Diaphragm and device for measuring cellular potential using the same,
manufacturing method of the diaphragm
A diaphragm is formed by etching a substrate. This substrate has a first surface provided with a depression by isotropic dry etching, and a second surface...
Injection device with puncture function, method for controlling injection
device with puncture function,...
An injection device with a puncture function includes, in a single casing, a cylindrical cartridge in which insulin is enclosed, a cartridge holder to which the...
Planar illumination device and liquid crystal display device using the
A planar illumination device is provided with a plurality of light guide paths, on which scanned light in different scanning sections of a scanning range by a...
Pressure sensor having thin film sections
A diaphragm section has a mesh-like beam section which partitions the diaphragm section into a plurality of rectangular regions, and a thin film section formed...
Angular velocity sensor
An angular velocity sensor comprising a fixed part, a weight coupled with the fixed part via a flexible part having a bending part, a first electrode disposed...
A sensor includes detecting element (28) with an acceleration sensor, which is formed of weight (18) coupled to rigid section (14) via flexible section (16),...
Remote controller for digital video disc player