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A method of optically recording information on an information recording medium comprising a disc-shaped substrate having a pregroove comprising a groove having a depth of 800 to 2,000 angstroms and a half width of 0.2 to 0.7 μm thereon, a recording layer comprising a dye for optically recording information by means of...
A medium suitable for the optical storage and retrieval of information comprising a substrate, an active layer for retention of the data, and an overlying optical layer, or layers for double-sided. The optical layer serves to produce an evanescent field in or adjacent to the active layer in response to an incident beam...
A digital map display zooming method for continuously enlarging and reducing a displayed portion of a digital map as map information in digital form within a display screen is provided which comprises the steps of displaying the displayed portion of the digital map at the display screen, displaying a scroll part within...
An apparatus for writing on and reading an overwritable optical disk comprises an identifier detector that identifies a recording condition in the sector to be overwritten, and a delay time controller circuit that sets a variation range of the start point for writing according to the recording condition. The record tim...
Responsive to a plurality of parallel light beams and electric signals corresponding to the parallel light beams, an acoustic modulation element produces output light beams modulated by acoustic waves resulting from the electric signals. The element comprises a single acoustooptic medium block receiving the parallel be...
A removable storage medium relates to a removable storage medium embodying an external storage medium for computer equipment. The removable storage medium can be inserted in an external storage apparatus connected to a computer equipment unit, and stores predetermined programs. The removable storage medium includes a c...
Coding is made possible with higher efficiency while the listener is prevented from feeling a sense of incongruity. An adaptive mixing section performs a mixing process on input signals on the basis of distortion factor information supplied from a distortion factor detection section, and controls the operation time of ...
An image recording apparatus for recording images on a continuous form photosensitive recording medium is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a cartridge for accommodating the photosensitive recording medium therein including a peripheral wall for blocking the flow of air into and out of the cartridge, a support for sup...
A reproduction speed of speech sound changing apparatus which reproduces speech data at a speed in which essential part thereof can be caught so that the outline of the speech sound can be grasped even when changing the reproduction speed, besides remarkably reduces the whole reproducing time wherein a reproducing spee...
A rewritable optical medium and a method of managing its defect area is disclosed. The DMA condition or initially assignable spare area size in the present invention is determined based upon the interrelation between the spare area size and the DMA condition. Namely, the PDL entry condition among the DMA condition is d...
In a removable disk storage apparatus, a reading/writing head can be stably and reliably moved so as to correspond to an information recording medium. A rotation supporting member for supporting the reading/writing head is formed of a rotary arm and an elastic supporting member fitted to a tip end portion of the rotary...
A method and apparatus for measuring the temperature of a liquid medium are disclosed. In accordance with the present invention, a liquid medium containing a fluorescent dye is provided. The fluorescent dye is chosen to exhibit a first fluorescence intensity at a first wavelength and a second fluorescence intensity at ...
A coating composition for an ink jet recording medium comprises an aqueous suspension of binder, a cationic fixing agent, an absorptive pigment, and a sizing agent. The coating composition combines solids content of greater than 30% with good runnability. The composition may preferably be dispersed at pH values in the ...
A quasi-liquid vise is provided for clamping irregularly shaped workpieces which comprises an open-topped vessel into which a workpiece may be inserted, a particulate fluidizable material located within and, substantially filling said vessel, pressure means connected to said vessel for introducing a gas or fluid therei...
A disk cartridge file employs a cartridge which is a rigid enclosure containing a flexible information storage disk mounted on a drive hub. One wall of the cartridge comprises a central hub drive aperture and an arcuate radially extending access slot for a read/write transducer. In operation, the disk flies over the in...
A storage medium having an electronic circuit portion serves as a central unit, and a main body serves as a peripheral unit, so that a system using the storage medium can be arbitrarily constructed and a computer system having the storage medium, for example, a personal computer, a car navigation system, a multi-functi...
A spray medium inset for a spraying pistol includes a spraying nozzle, and a needle for selectively closing the nozzle spray opening. The inset includes a connecting channel terminating in a cylindrical recess having an annular recess in the wall surrounding the cylindrical recess that snugly accommodates an annular ri...
A fluid cushioning apparatus acting as a pivoting medium of two objects having a pivoting feature includes a sleeve, a shaft and a partitioning piece. The shaft has two radially enlarged annulations being closely and rotatably mounted in the sleeve and a dividing wall being axially and radially extended between the two...
Information is recorded on or reproduced from a hybrid card having an optical recording region and a non-contact type IC memory region connected to a card-side antenna coil. The information recording and/or reproduction is effected by an apparatus including an optical head for scanning the optical recording region with...
The present invention describes a revolutionary new device bridging the gap between the virtual multimedia-based Internet world and the real world, best exemplified by print media. More particularly, the invention relates to communicating multimedia information using a scanner for machine-readable code containing a lin...
A data transmission apparatus for transmitting an original data has a converter for converting the original data to sequential data codes. The data code is formed by a combination of HIGH level binary codes and LOW level binary codes. The maximum length of a continuous binary codes of one level, such as HIGH level, in ...
A format structure for storing retrievably encoded data on a recording medium is disclosed. A start field for indicating the start of a data file is provided. Immediately following the start field there provided an index field for storing indexing data respecting the data file. In the index field a sequence of one or m...
A sender of a message can transmit a message to an unspecified user merely by specifying a condition of space without specifying a recipient of the message, using an information processing terminal transmitting a message not with a user address to specify a user but with an area address (a condition of space) to specif...
A recording medium discharge apparatus includes a discharge pusher for discharging a recording medium; and a discharge tray in which the recording medium discharged through the discharge pusher is stacked. The discharge pusher is configured to be capable of conducting electric current, thereby eliminating the static el...
The apparatus according to the present invention adds a sequence of instructions for recording a maximum of two sets of values assigned to variables in the procedure under the first execution and whose appearance frequencies can reach 50% or more and their appearance frequencies to the intermediate data of a source pro...
A device to determine a print medium type, an ink-jet printer having the same, and a method of determining a print medium type using the same. The device includes a media sensor including a single light-emitting unit to emit a first incident light having and a single light-receiving unit to sense an intensity of light ...
An IC chip, a board, information processing equipment, and a storage medium are provided that can prevent, even when information is transferred between a plurality of programs, leaking of a right protection algorithm of information in connection with the transfer, by generating an encryption key using a separately prov...
A burst error-correcting capability is largely improved. At least the even-number row and at least the odd-number row of the data block which is a set of data sectors are separated. An outer parity is created for each column and an inner parity is created for each row. Then, the outer parity is scattered with respect t...
An image forming apparatus having a first operating mode and a second operating mode, where the second operating mode has an image forming velocity different from that in the first operating mode. The image forming apparatus includes a developing-agent containing portion, which contains a developing agent, an optical d...
A document management apparatus includes an electronic document editing unit which performs processing associated with creation and edit of an electronic document, a processing information obtaining unit which obtains processing information in the electronic document editing unit, a restriction information acceptance u...
A game server selects pieces of character control data according to a distribution pattern indicated by a game terminal based on an experience level and a used character received from the game terminal. 100 pieces of selected character control data are combined to create package data, and the package data is downloaded...
An information processing device is provided. The information processing device includes a frame acquiring unit for acquiring a frame using a signal transmitted via a network, a computing unit for computing a check sequence on the basis of data included in the frame, a checking unit for checking whether the frame is co...
A computer object such as text, graphics, mathematical formulas, images, audio, and other data and information handled inside a computer or through a computer in industry or daily life etc. is expressed, recorded, reproduced, and transmitted using color or a color numerical value. Color is used as a medium for expressi...
A print data generating apparatus to generate print data to be used in a printing apparatus which is capable of ejecting ink drops in a specific color on one spot to form a pixel, including, a plurality of inkjet heads, each of which has nozzles aligned in line, a usable nozzle number determining unit to determine a nu...
A liquid crystal display device ( 100 ) includes mean value computing sections ( 9 a , 9 b ) and an optical intensity regulation section ( 11 ). The mean value computing section ( 9 a ) outputs a mean luminance level (A 1 ) for the pixels forming an image display produced in a driver seat display area ( 2 ). Th...