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An image sensor includes a pixel array including at least one active pixel and at least one line-optical black (L-OB) pixel arranged in a matrix including first...
Image sensors with anti-eclipse circuitry
An image sensor may include an array of image pixels arranged in rows and columns. Image pixels arranged along the same column may be coupled to a column line....
Correlated double sampling circuit and image sensor including the same
A correlated double sampling (CDS) circuit may include a sampling circuit and a switching circuit. The CDS circuit may perform a CDS operation on a reset...
Image capture device, anomalous oblique incident light detection method,
and recording medium
In an aspect of the invention, plural pixels constituting a color image pickup device include a first pair of RB pixels and a second pair of RB pixels both...
Digital imaging systems including image sensors having logarithmic
response ranges and methods of determining...
In at least one example embodiment, a method of determining motion in an image includes acquiring pixel data from a plurality of pixels in an image sensor, the...
High dynamic range image sensor system and method thereof
A high dynamic range imager system is provided that includes an imager having a pixel array, and memory in communication with the pixel array, the memory...
Information communication method for obtaining information using bright
An apparatus includes a processor and a recording medium having a program, the program causing the processor to execute operations. The operations include a...
System and method for extraction of a dynamic range zone image
Optimization of image acquisition relative resource usage, particularly power, is accomplished by use of a beehive algorithm, inspired by observation of the way...
Systems and methods for receiving infrared data with a camera designed to
detect images based on visible light
Systems and methods for receiving infrared data with a camera designed to detect images based on visible light are provided. A system can include a camera and...
Depth sensing using an infrared camera
A method of sensing depth using an infrared camera. In an example method, an infrared image of a scene is received from an infrared camera. The infrared image...
Device for contactlessly testing passive routing substrates
A device for fault detecting passive routing substrates. Thermal behavior differences before and after a passive routing substrate is damaged are used. A batch...
Transmission of images for inventory monitoring
A method and apparatus for transmitting an image for inventory monitoring is provided herein. During operation, a camera may take a series of images of a...
Methods and apparatus for light field photography
In exemplary implementations of this invention, a light field camera uses a light field dictionary to reconstruct a 4D light field from a single photograph. The...
Optical filtering for cameras
In one embodiment, a camera includes an image sensor within a camera housing that converts light entering the camera housing through an optical filter into...
Angular filter for vehicle mounted cameras
A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera disposed at a windshield of a vehicle and having a field of view forward of the vehicle and through the...
Highlight exposure metric and its applications
Systems, methods, and computer readable media for the use of a metric whose value is especially sensitive to the information lost when an image's pixels are...
Camera system, imaging apparatus, lighting device capable of automatically
changing the irradiation direction,...
A camera system includes a lighting device and an imaging apparatus. The lighting device includes a movable unit including a flash unit, a detection unit to...
Image capturing apparatus and method of controlling the apparatus
An image capturing apparatus and its control method for capturing a moving image. Plural movie capturing modes with different control parameters are set in...
System optical magnification change without image quality deterioration or
In an implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving a digital signal from an image acquisition sensor, the digital signal encoded with an...
Image photographing apparatus and method thereof
An image photographing apparatus and method are provided. The image photographing method includes inputting images having different view points for a subject;...
Image composition apparatus and method
Image composition apparatuses and methods are provided. The image composition method includes the steps of receiving a plurality of images having at least...
An exemplary embodiment of the present invention may include a first board mounted with an image sensor, a first holder coupled to an upper surface of the first...
Image stabilization using light sensors
A method and system for image stabilization is disclosed. The image stabilization system includes a first pair of light sensors placed along an axis relative to...
Imaging apparatus and method for controlling the same
An imaging apparatus includes an image capturing unit including an image sensor capable of photoelectrically converting a subject image and configured to...
Apparatus having camera and method for image photographing
A method for image photographing in an apparatus having a camera, according to the present disclosure is provided. The method includes identifying a face area...
Image sensor power supply rejection ratio noise reduction through ramp
A ramp generator includes a supply voltage sampling circuit coupled to sample a black signal supply voltage during a black signal readout, and an image signal...
Enabling multiple field of view image capture within a surround image mode
for multi-lense mobile devices
A user activation of an image capture function of a mobile device is received. The image capture function is for a surround image mode. Two or more camera...
Image processing apparatus that combines images
An image processing apparatus 1 includes: an adjustment unit 55 that adjusts adjacent captured images in panoramic image generation processing; and a panoramic...
Liquid crystal lens imaging apparatus and liquid crystal lens imaging
Liquid crystal lens imaging apparatus and method are provided. The apparatus includes: juxtaposed at least two lens groups, a rubbing direction of alignment...
Imaging device and focus control method
An imaging element 5 includes an imaging pixel 51 and phase difference detecting pixels 51R and 51L. When there is an instruction to start capturing a moving...
Focusing device, camera system and focusing method
A focusing device includes an imaging element, an imaging lens, a focus evaluation value detecting section, a control section. The imaging lens includes focus...
Focus detection apparatus, image pickup apparatus, image pickup system,
focus detection method, and...
A focus detection apparatus performs focus detection by a phase difference method using an image pickup element including first and second pixels, the focus...
Image capture apparatus and control method therefor
When a first instruction operation is performed by a user, a controller changes a zoom position in a wide-angle direction. When a second instruction operation...
Image pickup apparatus and control method in which object searching based
on an image depends on pixel...
Image pickup apparatus 201 generates the optical image formed with light from the image pickup optical system and the second image is generated by using the...
Recording medium and control method thereof
A recording medium removable from a host device includes a wireless communication unit for performing wireless communication with an external device different...
Photographing system, photographing method, light emitting apparatus,
photographing apparatus, and...
A photographing system of the present invention includes a light emitting apparatus which emits visible light including arbitrary information and a ...
Techniques for video analytics of captured video content
Examples are disclosed for video analytics of captured video content. In some examples, information may be received from a host processing system for a camera...
Control device for controlling a camera using a panorama image having one
or more preset regions, a camera...
A control device of present invention includes a display control portion that performs control such that a whole image display region, in which a whole image...
A camera module includes a solid-state image sensing device having a light receiving surface on which a plurality of pixels are provided, and a lens disposed...
Systems and methods for supporting a video call in a dark or low light
Systems and methods for providing illumination for a video call in a low-lighting environment. The light source may be a hardware component integrated on the...
A camera module includes a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) installed with an image sensor, a base mounted on the PCB, and a bobbin reciprocatingly mounted above the...
Component assembly for simplified installation on a vehicle
The invention relates to a device, particularly for a tailgate (1) of a vehicle, comprising a camera unit (10) which is used to capture images of the outer...
Solid-state imaging device, driving method, and electronic apparatus
Disclosed is a solid-state imaging device including a pixel array, two vertical scanning circuits, and a control part. The pixel array has a plurality of pixels...
Rotating lens apparatus
A lens cleaning device having a housing. A cylindrical lens is disposed inside the housing and defines an inner cavity. An imager is disposed in the cavity. A...
Method of providing information configuration function in video play
device and video play device
Some embodiments of the application provide a method of providing an information configuration function in a video play device and the video play device, where...
Apparatus and method for improving color accuracy in a scan
An input imaging system and method for improving color accuracy in a scanning of a document are disclosed. For example, the apparatus includes a scanning unit...
Facsimile apparatus and facsimile communication system
A facsimile apparatus includes a data acquisition section, a facsimile transmission candidate image storage section, a destination receiving section, a...
Data hiding for spot colors in product packaging
The present disclosure relates generally to data hiding for product packaging and other printed objects. One embodiment embeds an information signal in a spot...
Medium having instructions for storing and displaying image data on an
output apparatus based on attributes,...
Computer-executable instructions stored in a medium cause an output apparatus to perform first and second output control processes. The output apparatus...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus therewith
An optical scanning device has a rotary multiple-face mirror, a lens, a housing, and a cover member. The housing has a housing space in which the rotary...