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US-8,144,260 System and apparatus for receiving digital television signals
Apparatus and methods to receive and display digital television signals are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus to receive digital television signals...
US-8,144,259 Broadcast receiving apparatus and method for minimizing program interruption by an emergency warning signal
A broadcast receiving apparatus is equipped with a plurality of tuners that can respectively receive a control signal including region information identifying a...
US-8,144,258 DTV receiving system and method of processing DTV signal
A digital television (DTV) receiving system includes a tuner, a demodulator, a known data detector, an equalizer, a transmission detector, and a block decoder....
US-8,144,257 Studio booth with preliminary low resolution transmission and subsequent high resolution transmission
A method to produce in an area of restricted size in a realistic manner while minimizing perspective distortion and subject distortion a recording of an...
US-8,144,256 Video signal transmission unit
A repeater unit includes an input circuit having an input terminal that can be connected to output of an upstream repeater unit through a signal cable for...
US-8,144,255 Still subtitle detection apparatus and image processing method therefor
According to one embodiment, to detect a still subtitle part included as a part of an image in a video signal, the still subtitle detection apparatus detects in...
US-8,144,254 Contour enhancement unit and method to enhance the contours of an image
An image enhancement unit and method for enhancing the image quality of a video stream is presented. The image enhancement unit combines a contour enhancement...
US-8,144,253 Multi-frame approach for image upscaling
Video upscaling may be performed by effectively combining several different image processing techniques. The video is processed using temporal based motion...
US-8,144,252 Noise reduction apparatus and noise reduction method
According to one embodiment, an input image signal is passed through a plurality of first high pass filters having different passing frequency band to generate...
US-8,144,251 Overlaid images on TV
An ambient, beautiful, entertaining visual experience that can be displayed on a TV requiring little or no user interaction beyond initiation. Multiple image...
US-8,144,250 Microcontroller-based multi-format video AGC/sync loop regulator
A microcontroller-based video AGC/sync regulator in which the parameters of various synchronizing signals of several different video formats are incorporated...
US-8,144,249 Multi-slicing horizontal synchronization signal generating apparatus and method
A multi-slicing horizontal synchronization signal generating apparatus and method is provided. The apparatus includes a slicer, a numerically controlled...
US-8,144,248 Scan conversion apparatus
In a scan conversion apparatus, a first interpolation pixel generation unit generates an interpolation pixel of a nonexistent line for one of images of two...
US-8,144,247 Detection and interpolation of still objects in a video sequence
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for detecting and interpolating still pixels. In certain embodiments, the systems and methods establish a...
US-8,144,246 Video signal processing apparatus, method, and computer program product for converting interlaced video signals...
There is provided a video signal processing apparatus that includes: a video signal input unit that receives an input of interlaced video signals for displaying...
US-8,144,245 Method of determining a machine operation using virtual imaging
A method of determining a machine for operating at an actual site includes establishing a three-dimensional geographical model representing the actual site,...
US-8,144,244 Imaging device
Disclosed herein is an imaging device including: a body portion; a lens mount portion provided on the body portion for mounting a detachable taking lens; a...
US-8,144,243 Camera module
The present invention relates to a camera module assembled by using a connector. The present invention provides a camera module including: a main substrate...
US-8,144,242 Image sensor holder
An image sensor holder includes a frame, first and second slidable holders, first and second driving devices, first and second driving arms, and at least two...
US-8,144,241 Imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, and exposure control method
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit configured to capture an image of an object to obtain an image signal, a detection unit configured to set a...
US-8,144,240 Digital photographing apparatuses, methods of controlling the same, and recording medium storing computer...
A digital photographing apparatus capable of automatically determining whether a macro mode is an appropriate mode, a methods of controlling the same, and a...
US-8,144,238 Image processing apparatus and method
In position and orientation measurement based on natural features, erroneous detection of the natural features is prevented when an observation target object is...
US-8,144,237 Image pickup optical system and image pickup apparatus
An image pickup optical system including: a first prism including: a first incident surface where subject beam enters; a division surface for dividing the beam...
US-8,144,236 Photography device and photography method
A photography device that includes an imaging component, a focusing component, a magnification alteration component, a display component, an acquisition...
US-8,144,235 Image pickup device and image pickup method
An easy-to-carry image pickup device is provided to obtain images with multiple view angles in which a target subject is positioned in an appropriate size. When...
US-8,144,234 Image display apparatus, image capturing apparatus, and image display method
An apparatus includes an obtaining unit that obtains a captured image containing face detection information related to a face of an object detected during image...
US-8,144,233 Display control device, display control method, and display control program for superimposing images to create...
A display control device includes: a composite image generating unit configured to generate a composite image by compositing a unit image and a still image,...
US-8,144,232 Camera system and method for picture sharing using geotagged pictures
A system and method provide interactive techniques for sharing digital photos, in which a user of a portable electronic device may seek out a location at which...
US-8,144,231 Method and device for displaying images simulated based on different shooting conditions
During framing, an image sensor captures an image of a subject and produces an image signal. The image signal is chronologically retrieved and sent to plural...
US-8,144,230 Camera, storage medium having stored therein camera control program, and camera control method
A graph 261, in which "aperture" is configured on the vertical axis, and "shutter speed" is configured on the horizontal axis, is displayed as superimposed on a...
US-8,144,229 Solid-state image pickup device
A solid-state image pickup device including a driver-control unit configured to control the operation timing of a pulse-driven actuator driver based on the read...
US-8,144,228 Image sensor having a ramp generator and method for calibrating a ramp slope value of a ramp signal
An apparatus and method for calibrating a ramp slope value of a ramp signal to increase the accuracy of the slope of the ramp signal used within CMOS image...
US-8,144,227 Image pickup device and image pickup result outputting method
The present invention is applied to an image pickup device with a CMOS solid-state image pickup element, in which an analog-to-digital conversion circuit is...
US-8,144,226 Two-by-two pixel structure in an imaging system-on-chip
The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that facilitate mitigating an impact resulting from mismatch between signal chains in a CMOS imaging...
US-8,144,225 Amplification type solid-state imaging device
Before a signal charge from a photodiode 1 is transferred to a signal charge accumulating portion 3 by a scanning circuit 20, a reset transistor 4 is turned on...
US-8,144,224 Binning circuit and method for an image sensor
A binning circuit and method for an image sensor is disclosed. A column amplifier (CA) is first reset, and thus generates a CA reset signal. A capacitor and a...
US-8,144,223 Imaging device
The present invention relates to improved imaging devices having high dynamic range and to monitoring and automatic control systems incorporating the improved...
US-8,144,222 Image processing device, image processing method, and imaging device
A pixel-interpolation processing unit generates a sensitivity level value of an insufficient color component according to interpolation processing of image...
US-8,144,221 Image sensor apparatus and methods employing unit pixel groups with overlapping green spectral content
An apparatus includes an array of color-selective sensors arranged as a plurality of repeating 2.times.2 unit pixel groups. Each sensor of a unit pixel group of...
US-8,144,220 Methods for capturing and reading out images from an image sensor
Multiple images are captured where the exposure times for some of the images overlap and the images are spatially overlapped. Charge packets are transferred...
US-8,144,219 Pixel processing method and image processing system thereof
A pixel processing method includes: determining a first difference magnitude according to a difference between a predetermined color component value of a target...
US-8,144,218 Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing program, and image signal processing method
An image signal processing apparatus including a first corrected tone processing section for performing such a corrected tone process which extends a tone width...
US-8,144,217 Image sensing apparatus
An object of this invention is to obtain a high-quality image free from any variation between image sensing regions. To achieve this object, an image sensing...
US-8,144,216 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus includes: an image sensor; a pixel output judging processor which judges that at least one of a pixel output of a pixel of a specific color...
US-8,144,215 Method and apparatus of using processor with analog-to-digital converter within image sensor to achieve high...
A scheme is provided that enhances the dynamic range performance of images via multiple readouts during one exposure. The readout process circuit structure...
US-8,144,214 Imaging apparatus, imaging method, integrated circuit, and storage medium
An imaging apparatus captures a large dynamic range image of a scene including a backlit person with a blue sky background in a manner that the person's face...
US-8,144,213 Imaging device, integrated circuit, and imaging method for encoding image frames based on detected flicker of a...
A frame brightness detecting unit 15 detects a frame brightness value of each of a plurality of image frames. A flicker spectrum detecting unit 16 detects, from...
US-8,144,212 White balance adjustment apparatus and white balance coefficient calculation method
A white balance adjustment apparatus which is input image data acquired by an imager element to adjust a balance among color signals of the image data of a...
US-8,144,211 Chromatic aberration correction apparatus, image pickup apparatus, chromatic aberration amount calculation...
The invention relates to a chromatic aberration correction apparatus. A judgment unit judges whether a selected pixel of interest is a white overexposure pixel...
US-8,144,210 White balance adjustment device and white balance adjustment method
To determine white balance convergence in a reliable manner, a white balance adjustment device for adjusting white balance of an input image supplied...
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