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Wataru Ikeda, Hiroshi Hamasaka, Kazuhiko Nakamura, Tomoyuki Okada, Masayuki Kozuka: Reproduction device, optical disc, recording medium, program, and reproduction method. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, December 29, 2009: US07639923 (17 worldwide citation)

A playback apparatus not only plays back an AV stream recorded on a BD-ROM but also downloads an update kit from a WWW server (500) and writes it on a local HD (12). The AV stream stored in the local HD (12) includes an audio stream for an additional language. A control unit (16) reads the AV stream ...


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Hiroshi Kondo, Shigekiyo Fujii, Yoshiyuki Yoshizumi: Hearing aid adjuster. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, December 6, 2011: US08073170 (16 worldwide citation)

[PROBLEMS] To easily associate the parameters representing the acoustic characteristic of a hearing aid with the audibility of the hearing aid user, shorten the time for adjusting the hearing aid, and improve the accuracy of the adjustment of the parameter. [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] By applying a ...


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Kazushi Kurata, Tetsuya Tanaka, Nobuo Higaki, Kunihiko Hayashi, Hiroshi Kadota, Tokuzo Kiyohara, Kozo Kimura, Hideshi Nishida, Kazuya Furukawa, Shigeki Fujii, Toshio Sugimura: Processor and program execution method capable of efficient program execution. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, April 19, 2011: US07930520 (15 worldwide citation)

A processor for sequentially executing a plurality of programs using a plurality of register value groups stored in a memory that correspond one-to-one with the programs. The processor includes a plurality of register groups; a select/switch unit operable to select one of the plurality of register g ...


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Tatsuhiro Sawada: Microphone apparatus. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, April 26, 2011: US07933428 (14 worldwide citation)

A microphone apparatus includes a mounting substrate, and at least two MEMS microphone elements mounted on the mounting substrate. The mounting substrate is provided with respective sound holes located directly under the MEMS microphone elements.


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Yosuke Aida, Hiroshi Kondo, Shigekiyo Fujii: Hearing aid adjusting apparatus, hearing aid, and program. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, December 1, 2009: US07627127 (12 worldwide citation)

A hearing aid adjusting apparatus 104 for adjusting a parameter of a hearing aid 101 has an input device 201 for accepting an operation input, a storage 203 for storing the parameter for every predetermined surrounding setting, a controller 202 for controlling the parameter for every surrounding set ...


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Joseph McCrossan, Tomoyuki Okada, Masayuki Kozuka: Information recording medium, and apparatus and method for recording information to information recording medium. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, December 15, 2009: US07634739 (10 worldwide citation)

A playback apparatus, recording medium and method for providing a user interface control of video and audio media includes processing a graphics stream with one or more interactive control segments and an object definition segment of a graphics object. Multi-page information including button informa ...


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Kiyokazu Itoi, Toshiyuki Fukuda, Yoshiki Takayama, Tetsushi Nishio, Tetsumasa Maruo: Optical device and method for manufacturing optical device, and camera module and endoscope module equipped with optical device. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, September 6, 2011: US08013350 (10 worldwide citation)

An optical device is equipped with a light receiving region 16a and a peripheral circuit region 22 located around the light receiving region 16a on a major surface of an light receiving element 11a; electrodes for external connection 15 electrically connected to the peripheral circuit region 22 form ...


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Tomoyuki Okada, Masayuki Kozuka, Kazuhiko Nakamura, Yasushi Uesaka, Wataru Ikeda: Recording medium, reproduction device, program, reproduction method, and recording method. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, July 27, 2010: US07764868 (6 worldwide citation)

Recorded on the recording medium (BD-ROM) is an AV stream that is obtained by multiplexing a video stream and one or more audio streams. MOVIE objects are scenarios showing playback procedures of video data described using playback device-oriented commands. In addition to the MOVIE objects, enhanced ...


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Hiroshi Yahata, Tomoyuki Okada, Wataru Ikeda, Joseph McCrossan: Reproduction apparatus, reproduction method and recording method. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, October 12, 2010: US07814422 (6 worldwide citation)

A BD-ROM has recorded therein an AV Clip generated by multiplexing a video stream and a graphics stream. The graphics stream represents an interactive display to be overlayed with the video stream, and includes a sequence of three Button State groups. The interactive display includes a plurality of ...


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Wataru Ikeda, Tomoyuki Okada: Reproduction device, reproduction method and program. Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Patent Center, Dhiren Odedra, Kerry Culpepper, October 27, 2009: US07609948 (6 worldwide citation)

A BD-ROM playback apparatus for selecting and playing back one among text subtitle streams together with a moving picture. PSR 48-61 store Decode Capability flags whose set values indicate, for each language, whether or not a decode capability is present. Procedure executing unit 20 judges whether e ...