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Solid-state imaging device having plural reset devices for resetting
To remove reset noise in pixels while the circuit configuration is kept in low power consumption, a device includes pixels arranged in row and column...
Solid-state image pickup device having a level shift unit and signal
processing unit where a voltage range...
Dark current from a transfer transistor is suppressed and power-supply voltage in a second semiconductor substrate is lowered. A solid-state image pickup device...
Solid-state imaging device and technique of improving signal output
characteristics from a light receiving element
As a reset transistor is turned on, an FD (Floating Diffusion) is reset to VDD and then stores charges transferred from a light receiving element. By a...
An imaging apparatus according to the present invention comprises: an image forming optical system; an image sensor including a plurality of pixels; an image...
Solid-state image sensor, method for driving solid-state image sensor, and
Provided is a solid-state image sensor including a pixel array unit and a driving control unit. In the pixel array unit, pixels each including a charge...
Image sensor data compression and DSP decompression
An image sensor compresses image data prior to transmitting the image data to a DSP. The image sensor captures light representing an image, for instance via a...
Column-based high dynamic range imaging systems
Electronic devices may have camera modules that include an image sensor and processing circuitry. An image sensor may include a pixel array having pixel rows...
An imaging unit photographs an object, and obtains a visible light signal and an invisible light signal. A visible light luminance extraction unit extracts a...
Visual system having multiple cameras
A visual system including a near-to-eye display supported by a frame adapted to be worn by a user such that each display is positioned proximate an eye of a...
Driving circuit for voice coil motor, lens module and electronic device
using the same, and driving method for...
A driving circuit for controlling a driving current is provided. A D/A converter has a precision of N bits and outputs a control signal for a driving current to...
Imaging apparatus, method of detecting flicker, and information processing
An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging device configured to convert light into an electric signal and to output the electric signal; an exposure control...
Processing method of scene image of device with shooting function, device
with shooting function and storage medium
One or more embodiments of the present application provide a processing method of a scene image of a device with a shooting function, the device with the...
Apparatus and method for compensating for back light of image
An apparatus and method for compensating for back light of an image are provided. The method includes receiving an image at a preset time interval, upon...
Image pickup apparatus and control method therefor
An image pickup apparatus arranged so that an optical image of an object obtained by emitting a flash is converted into an electric signal to obtain a first...
Imaging device and image generation method
The image conversion section calculates luminance values and color difference values based on pixel values of the captured image that respectively correspond to...
Method and system for magnification correction from multiple focus planes
A method for correcting a magnification in image measurements is implemented using a computer device including one or more processors coupled to a user...
Image capturing apparatus, image capturing control method and storage
medium for capturing a subject to be...
An image capturing apparatus (1) includes an image capturing unit (2), a display control unit (71), an overlap determination unit (72), and a recording control...
Visualizing pinpoint attraction objects in three-dimensional space
A method, system, and computer program product for visualizing pinpoint attraction objects in three dimensional space are provided in the illustrative...
An imaging apparatus whose posture is easily adjustable is provided. The imaging apparatus is configured to include an inclination detector detecting a degree...
Method of capturing an image in a device and the device thereof
A method of capturing an image in a device and the device thereof are provided. The method comprises displaying a preview of an image to be captured on a screen...
Image capture apparatus and control method for reflecting exposure
An image capture apparatus includes an image data acquisition unit which acquires image data, a photometry unit which performs photometry using the image data,...
An imaging apparatus includes a front lens group having a front lens element and a reflector; a rear lens group, the imaging apparatus performing an...
Method and apparatus to correct digital video to counteract effect of
The effect of camera shake in digital video is corrected using signal processing techniques. The digital video is a sequence of digital images. When the...
Image capturing apparatus, control method thereof, and storage medium
An image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing unit, a motion vector detection unit, a shake detection unit, a shake calculation unit configured to...
Motion blur estimation and restoration using light trails
A method for processing a blurred image (16) that includes a captured light trail (24) includes the steps of: (i) displaying the blurred image (16) on an image...
Method of and system for detecting motion in real time
A method and a system for detecting a motion in real time. The system includes: a parallel image generator which generates, in parallel, multi-resolution...
Image stabilization systems and methods
A method and systems of stabilizing a sequence of infrared (IR) images captured using an infrared (IR) imaging system, includes: generating edge information...
Imaging device, imaging system, method of activating imaging device, and
computer readable recording medium...
An imaging device includes a power operation switch, a shooting operation switch, an imaging module, a memory, and a control unit. The shooting operation switch...
Image sensors with metallic nanoparticle optical filters
An imaging system may include one or more optical filters that include metallic nanoparticles in a matrix. The metallic nanoparticle optical filters may form a...
Generation of ghost-free high dynamic range images
Apparatuses and methods for reading a set of images to merge together into a high dynamic range (HDR) output image are described. Images have a respective HDR...
Real time assessment of picture quality
A computerized method for computing the photo quality of a captured image in a device image acquisition system, comprising on-board combining of a plurality of...
Electronic device and method for adjusting photographic lamp
In a method for adjusting a photographic lamp of an electronic device, the electronic device obtains a preview image from a camera device of the electronic...
Focus detection apparatus, control method therefor, and image capture
A plurality of image signals for focus detection are generated from combined signals obtained by combining output signals of a pixel in which a plurality of...
Reliability measurements for phase based autofocus
Techniques related to autofocus for imaging devices and, in particular, to generating reliability values associated with phase autofocus shifts are discussed....
Focusing apparatus and method for controlling the same, and image pickup
The defocus amount of an imaging optical system is detected based on a pair of image signals that are obtained from an image sensor and are used for...
Imaging apparatus and method for controlling same
Provided is an imaging apparatus that acquires an object distance to an object and focus position information for each of a plurality of divided areas of an...
Infrared lens unit and infrared camera system provided with the infrared
An object of the present invention is to provide an infrared lens unit having a high optical quality and an infrared camera system provided with the infrared...
Image pickup apparatus capable of reading proper functional pixels when
image signals are mixed or skipped and...
There is provided an image pickup apparatus that has a mixture readout mode configured to mix and read outputs of a plurality of pixels in an image sensor...
Launching a camera of a wireless device from a wearable device
A system includes a wearable device (102) such as a smartwatch and a wireless device (104) such as a smartphone. A user provides to the wearable device a user...
Image processing apparatus and image pickup apparatus
The image processing apparatus includes an area dividing part that divides an input image produced by an image pickup system into plural image areas whose...
Electronic device and method of camera control
An electronic device includes two cameras each with a light sensor. The electronic device uses the light sensor of one of the two cameras which is operational...
Camera module having a dust trap
The present invention relates to a camera module, the camera module including a base supporting a filter member mounted on a position corresponding to that of...
Image pickup apparatus
The image pickup apparatus includes an imaging optical system to cause light rays from an object plane to image on an image side conjugate plane with respect to...
Lens drive apparatus, lens barrel to which the lens drive apparatus is
applied, and image pickup apparatus
A lens drive apparatus includes a yoke which has a first parallel portion parallel to an optical axis and a second parallel portion which is located closer to...
Vehicular camera and lens assembly
A vehicular camera includes a lens disposed at a lens holder and an imager disposed at a printed circuit board. The lens holder is one of (i) attached at the...
Image collector device having a sealed sensor space, and method of sealing
a sensor space in an image collector...
An image collector device comprising a sensor arranged on a circuit board, a lens, and a lens holder. The lens is mounted in the lens holder. A sensor space, in...
Thin form factor computational array cameras and modular array cameras
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention implement one-dimensional array cameras, as well as modular array cameras using sub-array...
Riesz pyramids for fast phase-based video magnification
Some embodiments are directed to a method, corresponding system, and corresponding apparatus for rendering a video and/or image display to amplify small motions...
Method and apparatus for continuous motion film scanning
A continuous film scanning system for high resolution digital archival and duplication of motion picture film on a frame by frame basis. Film is driven through...
Image processing including color conversion for a printed image
There are provided an image processing apparatus that can appropriately update a color profile referred to by an OS when color conversion is performed and/or an...