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US-8,014,661 Imaging device and imaging method
An imaging device includes an autofocusing section, which moves at least a part of an imaging lens as a focusing lens, and focuses the imaging device on a...
US-8,014,660 Retractable zoom lens having variable aperture-stop mechanism
A zoom lens includes a movable aperture-control lens group, and a variable aperture-stop mechanism provided in front or behind the aperture-control lens group....
US-8,014,659 Image shake correction apparatus and image pickup apparatus
An image shake correction apparatus includes: a fixed member; a pair of guide shafts; an intermediate member; a movable member; a movement restraining section;...
US-8,014,658 Image stabilizer and camera module having same
An exemplary image stabilizer includes an outer housing, an inner housing, an upper cover and a driving assembly. The inner housing is moveably received in the...
US-8,014,657 Photographing apparatus and optical system having an optical image stabilizer for driving an optical group...
A photographing apparatus includes a third optical group arranged between a second optical group and an iris, and to stabilize hand tremor, and the third...
US-8,014,656 Mount system for attaching camera to a sport board
A camera mount is configured to attach a camera to a sports board. A camera is secured to the mount, which is secured to a sports board. The mount can secure to...
US-8,014,655 Camera module
A camera module includes a lens barrel, a first lens and a second lens. The lens barrel includes a substantially cylindrical inner wall. The first lens is...
US-8,014,654 Softbox
A softbox for a spotlight includes a device for mounting the softbox to the spotlight such that in operation, the spotlight shines through the softbox. For...
US-8,014,653 O-ring seals for spa heater element
A spa heater includes a heater element having a single outer wall with indentations near each end for receiving clips for positioning the heater element. The...
US-8,014,652 Filament lamp and light-irradiation-type heat treatment device
A filament lamp includes multiple filament assemblies having filaments connected to paired leads, arrayed in order within a light emitting tube and following a...
US-8,014,651 MPEG-2 decoder, method and buffer scheme for providing enhanced trick mode playback of a video stream
Trick mode playback is implemented by disengaging a frame synchronization signal, and then decoding "I" and "P" frames to two (or more) buffers. Specifically,...
US-8,014,650 Feedback of out-of-range signals
Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, relatively immediate feedback may be provided for out of range signals. Embodiments may include, subsequent...
US-8,014,649 Method of performing time-shift function and television receiver using the same
A method of performing a time-shift function and a television receiver using the same provide the time-shift function for at least one channel that is preferred...
US-8,014,648 Information recording apparatus, information recording method, program storage medium, and program
An information recording apparatus includes recording means for recording a file and filesystem information on a recording medium; filesystem-information...
US-8,014,647 Optical guide including nanoparticles and manufacturing method for a preform intended to be shaped into such an...
The invention relates to an optical fiber comprising a gain medium which is equipped with: a core (22) which is formed from a transparent material and...
US-8,014,646 Telecommunications patching systems with high density patching modules
A telecommunications patching system includes: a generally horizontal main panel; a row of front connectors associated with the main panel, each of the front...
US-8,014,645 Dispersion shifted optical fiber
A 1.55 .mu.m band dispersion shifted optical fiber is provided which has a low loss and low dispersion slope. A core region "a" is heavily doped with GeO.sub.2...
US-8,014,644 Optical waveguide, optical waveguide module and method for forming optical waveguide
An optical waveguide comprising a core and a clad characterized in that a desired part is heated and transited to machining strain release state, the part...
US-8,014,643 Photonic crystal waveguide inlet structure
Disclosed herein is a photonic crystal waveguide inlet structure for improving coupling efficiency of a strip waveguide and a photonic crystal waveguide. The...
US-8,014,642 Optical gate array device
An optical gate array device which permits the use of an optical gate array with a pitch smaller than the diameter of optical fibers. The optical gate array has...
US-8,014,641 Beam coupler
A coupler assembly for a fiber laser is disclosed. The assembly includes a tubular housing having a sidewall with an interior surface, an exterior surface, a...
US-8,014,640 Optical power monitoring with robotically moved macro-bending
A method may include bending a first optical fiber of a plurality of optical fibers; measuring light leaked from the first optical fiber with a photo detector;...
US-8,014,639 Optical NOR gate
An optical NOR gate is formed from two pair of optical waveguide devices on a substrate, with each pair of the optical waveguide devices consisting of an...
US-8,014,638 Signal transmission device
A signal transmission device includes a base plate and a photoelectric converter-sealed member. The base plate is structured to have an optical waveguide formed...
US-8,014,636 Electrical contacts on top of waveguide structures for efficient optical modulation in silicon photonic devices
A phase modulation waveguide structure includes one of a semiconductor and a semiconductor-on-insulator substrate, a doped semiconductor layer formed over the...
US-8,014,635 Transmitting apparatus and method, receiving apparatus and method, program and recording medium, and...
A receiving processing unit receives identical SD pictures transmitted a plurality of number of times, and performs addition for weighting an SD picture stored...
US-8,014,634 Method and system for approving documents based on image similarity
A system and method for comparing graphical content (e.g., images) of documents for approval, rating, and other uses are provided. Information may be stored...
US-8,014,633 Method and apparatus for suppressing ringing artifacts within super-resolution image processing
Apparatus and methods for reducing ringing artifacts when generating super-resolution pictures and/or videos and for controlling the balance between sharpness...
US-8,014,632 Super-resolution device and method
A super-resolution device and method for setting at least one of a plurality of pixels included in image data as target pixels, the image data including pixels...
US-8,014,631 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer readable medium for generating a reduced image
An image processing apparatus that generates a reduced image from input image data, which includes: a reducing process dividing section that divides a reducing...
US-8,014,630 Method and apparatus for representing image data using digital filtering and adaptive parameterization
In one embodiment, a method for encoding source data includes defining a source polygon using a parametric representation associated with the source data, and...
US-8,014,629 Image processing apparatus and method
An image processing apparatus capable of reducing frame loss and smoothly playing back vector data-based images is provided. A determination unit determines an...
US-8,014,628 Image inspection apparatus, image inspection method and computer program
There is provided an image inspection apparatus capable of reliably removing a noise as a non-detection object and stably detecting a defect as a detection...
US-8,014,627 Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
An image-information acquiring unit acquires image information. A component separating unit separates the image information acquired into luminance information...
US-8,014,626 Image processing device, image processing method, and program
An image processing device to correct chromatic aberration of image data is provided. The image processing device includes an overexposed pixel detecting unit...
US-8,014,625 Method of performing measurements on digital images
A first and a second image are expressed in a common coordinate system by applying a geometric transformation to the second image so as to map a structure in...
US-8,014,624 Method, arrangement, and software for optimizing the image quality of movable subjects imaged with a microscope
A method and an arrangement for optimizing the image quality of movable subjects imaged with a microscope system are proposed. The microscope system encompasses...
US-8,014,623 System and method for efficiently enhancing videos and images
System and method for efficiently enhancing videos and images. According to an embodiment, the present invention provides a method for processing videos and/or...
US-8,014,622 Image processing apparatus and method for attribute data encoding
M.times.N attribute data for M.times.N pixels, where M and N are integer multiple of "L" are input. Data expressed by L bits are encoded, A first encoding...
US-8,014,621 Methods and apparatuses for generating and recovering 3D compression data
A method of generating and recovering three-dimensional (3D) compression data and an apparatus to perform the method is described. The method includes...
US-8,014,620 Image processing system, image compression system, image editing system, computer readable medium, computer...
An image processing system includes an identification unit, a region division unit and a pixel value change unit. The identification unit identifies a second...
US-8,014,619 Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding an image
A method and apparatus for encoding/decoding an image that divide an image sequence into sub-groups and determine encoding modes applied to bi-directional...
US-8,014,618 High-speed motion compensation apparatus and method
The present invention relates to a high-speed motion compensation apparatus and method. The high-speed motion compensation apparatus for H.264/AVC includes a...
US-8,014,617 Decoding apparatus, dequantizing method, distribution determining method, and program thereof
A decoding apparatus includes a random number generating section and a decoding section. The random number generating section generates random numbers according...
US-8,014,616 System and method for fixed point continuation for total variation based compressed sensing imaging
A method of compressed sensing imaging includes acquiring a sparse digital image b, said image comprising a plurality of intensities corresponding to an...
US-8,014,615 System and method for decompressing video data and alpha channel data using a single stream
A system and method receives video data and its corresponding alpha channel data using a single stream or file, each of the video data and alpha channel data in...
US-8,014,614 Method and system for compressing data
A method for compressing imaging data includes acquiring a stream of imaging data, and dividing the stream of imaging data into a plurality of interstices, each...
US-8,014,613 Methods and systems for inter-layer image parameter prediction
Aspects of the present invention relate to methods and systems for predicting an offset factor for a target block of a multi-layer image having a...
US-8,014,612 Image processing device and method for compressing and decompressing images
The disclosed image processing device receiving image data comprises a first encoder, a second encoder and an encoding switch. The first encoder generates first...
US-8,014,611 Image compression method, image compression device, image transmission system, data compression pre-processing...
An image compression apparatus and method capable of performing compression with different image qualities within an image. In a mosaic processing unit (16) of...
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