07283129 is referenced by 19 patents and cites 39 patents.

An electronic book display control device capable of solving the problem of a conventional page turning method of an electronic book device that pages are turned in accordance with a value predetermined by a speed controller and hence it is difficult to turn pages flexibly in accordance with the contents of the book and the characteristics of the user. The control device is provided with a CPU (1) which controls the whole device, an image data storage unit (2) in which the contents of the book are stored as image data, an image data control unit (3) which receives the image data and performs the required control, a display preparation image data memory unit (4) in which image data of the page being displayed and the page to be displayed next are stored, and a display unit (5) on which information concerning the image data and information concerning the operation of the electronic book are displayed. The data displayed on the display unit at a specific time in a page turning period are stored in a page turning data memory unit (9) and the column information of the page turning data is stored in a column information storage table (10). In accordance with the column information, the address of the display preparation image data memory unit (4) and the image data on the page being displayed and the page to be displayed next are selected by a display changeover control unit (11).

Title
Display control device and reproduction display device for electronic books
Application Number
9/618698
Publication Number
7283129 (B1)
Application Date
July 18, 2000
Publication Date
October 16, 2007
Inventor
Yoshihiro Kitamura
Osaka
JP
Keisuke Iwasaki
Ikoma-gun
JP
Masafumi Yamanoue
Yamatokoriyama
JP
Hisashi Saiga
Yamatokoriyama
JP
Yasuhisa Nakamura
Nara
JP
Yuji Sawada
Osaka
JP
Agent
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
David A Tucker
David G Conlin
Assignee
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
G09G 5/00
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