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Method and apparatus for video encoding/decoding using improved merge
A video encoding apparatus includes an inter predictor to check for availability of merge candidates configured from neighboring blocks of a current block, add...
Signaling conformance points using profile space
An unused value of the general_profile_space syntax element can be used to indicate that a layer with a non-zero value of nuh_layer_id in a multi-layer...
Electronic devices for sending a message and buffering a bitstream
An electronic device for sending a message is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that is in electronic...
Moving picture coding apparatus and moving picture decoding apparatus
A video encoder (70) for coding moving pictures comprising a buffer (16c) with a plurality of memory areas capable of storing frames composed of top fields and...
Combined reference picture list construction and mapping
The example techniques of this disclosure are directed to default construction techniques for the construction of a combined reference picture list, and default...
Image encoding method and device, and decoding method and device therefor
A video encoding method and apparatus and a video decoding method and apparatus. In the video encoding method, a first predicted coding unit of a current coding...
Method for decoding chroma image using luma quantization
Provided is a method that derives a chroma intra prediction mode of a prediction unit, determines a size of a current chroma block using luma transform size...
Image processing system, image processing method and program
There is provided an image processing system and an image processing method able to suppress block distortion in the case of decoding image data encoded in unit...
Video buffering operations for random access in video coding
A system and method for processing video data having a first random access point (RAP) picture. An access unit having a first random access point (RAP) picture...
Image coding method, image decoding method, image decoding apparatus,
image decoding apparatus, and image...
An image coding method includes: generating a predicted block; calculating a residual block; calculating quantized coefficients by performing transform and...
Multimedia quality monitoring method, and device
Embodiments of the present invention provide a multimedia quality monitoring method, and a device. The method includes: determining reference quality of...
Image processing for privacy and wide-view using error diffusion
A display device includes control electronics and a pixilated liquid crystal (LC) panel. The control electronics receives inputs of main image data for a main...
Signal processing device and video display device including the same
Local control for high-quality 3D images is achieved while reducing circuit cost and extraneous radiation. A control signal is outputted to an LED backlight 105...
The display device includes a display panel on which sub-pixel pairs are arranged in a lateral direction, and a parallax barrier shutter panel on which...
Coordinate measuring device with a six degree-of-freedom handheld probe
and integrated camera for augmented reality
A method of combining 2D images into a 3D image includes providing a coordinate measurement device and a six-DOF probe having an integral camera associated...
Depth measurement apparatus, imaging apparatus, and method of controlling
depth measurement apparatus
A depth measurement apparatus including ranging pixels each having photoelectric conversion units for receiving light fluxes that have respectively passed...
Lens system for 3D video taking
A system which has two lens devices 10R and 10L and in which a baseline length of the lens devices 10R and 10L can be changed is equipped with a knob 60 for...
Imaging optical system for 3D image acquisition apparatus, and 3D image
acquisition apparatus including the...
An imaging optical system and a three-dimensional (3D) image acquisition apparatus which includes the imaging optical system are provided. The imaging optical...
Method and device for encoding a depth map of multi viewpoint video data,
and method and device for decoding...
A method and apparatus for decoding the depth map of multi-view video data are provided. The method includes splitting a block of restored multi-view color...
Methods and apparatus for conditional display of a stereoscopic image pair
Apparatus and methods for conditional display of a stereoscopic image pair on a display device are disclosed. Particularly, some implementations include...
Systems and methods for operation of recording devices such as digital
video recorders (DVRs)
A system, method, and computer program product according to one embodiment includes initiating a request by a first recording device to record a contiguous...
Image pickup apparatus that performs white balance control and method of
controlling the same
An image pickup apparatus capable of properly performing white balance control on an image. A photographed image is divided into areas and a color evaluation...
Digital television chip, system and method thereof
A digital television chip having a reduced layout size is disclosed, comprising a multiplexer, and first and second converting units. The multiplexer, according...
Smart optical sensor for adaptive, predictive, and on-demand control of
The subject of the present invention is a system characterized by a distributed network of smart optical sensors for adaptive, predictive, and on-demand control...
Vehicle event recorders with integrated web server
Vehicle event recorders are arranged with integrated web servers to provide a simple user interface and control mechanism which may be address with commonly...
A microscope is provided. The microscope includes: a detection section for detecting the measurement light; a first image acquisition section emitting the...
Content delivery system, content delivery method and content delivery
In order to stably deliver content data over a network, a content delivery system is provided with: a content retention module for storing content data...
Interactive avatars for telecommunication systems
This invention is an apparatus an methods which integrates users' avatars into IP-based calling and messaging telecommunication services in such a way that...
Collaboration extension system
A meeting management system for managing the conduct of a large meeting online provides the ability to split the online attendees into two classes, those who...
Systems and methods for peripheral awareness of, and nominal interaction
with, a remote meeting using a...
Provided is a system and associated method that allow meeting participants to maintain a basic awareness of the audio and visual content of a meeting using a...
Provision of video conference services
Embodiments are described for provision of video conference services. In some embodiments, a service connector module of a video conference system receives a...
Method for control of a video interface, method for operation of a video
interface, face orientation detector,...
The present invention relates to a method for control of a video interface (4) associated to a user (12) for use in conference situations and the like,...
Method and apparatus for arranging video chat among acquaintances
A system registers participant information and inter-participant relationship information, and then, at variable times, selects two or more participants with a...
Apparatus and method for simultaneous live recording through and
projecting live video images onto an...
A system and method for point to point video enable communication and the provisioning of at least one commodity. The communication between two remote devices...
Media content creation application
In some embodiments an apparatus includes a processor included within a compute device, operatively coupled to a memory, and is configured to execute an...
Image processing apparatus and control method thereof
A first signal of a pixel of interest in second image data is generated by adding a plurality of signals that correspond to the same color component in first...
Image control device, image control system, and digital camera
The invention is provided with: an acquisition unit that acquires, from an external machine, image data as well as time data when an image based on the image...
Method and apparatus for image display
A display method and display apparatus are provided. The method includes receiving information about video content that is displayed by an external device,...
Method of transmitting and receiving broadcast signal and apparatus for
receiving broadcast signal
Disclosed are a method of transmitting and receiving a broadcast signal and an apparatus for receiving the broadcast signal. In the present invention, first...
Method and apparatus for displaying electronic program guide information
The present invention provides a logically organized electronic program guide separated into categories. Each category has a theme. Inside each theme-based...
Pixel processing circuitry
The invention concerns a method of processing pixel values comprising: during a first read phase, generating a first digital value as a function of pixel values...
Method and systems for amplifying an output of a CMOS pixel array
A CMOS sensor includes a pixel configured to output a voltage based on incident light received by the pixel. Circuitry is coupled to the pixel and is configured...
Time delay and integration scanning using a CCD imager
A method for operating a focal plane array in a Time Delay Integration (TDI) mode, the method including: shifting a number of rows during TDI integration,...
Solid-state image sensor and imaging apparatus using same
A solid-state image sensor provided with a plurality of pixels which photo-electrically convert an object image formed by an imaging optical system, wherein at...
Solid-state imaging device
A solid-state imaging device has a plurality of imaging-purpose pixels and a plurality of focus detection-purpose pixels. Each of the imaging-purpose pixels are...
Dual conversion gain high dynamic range sensor
A method of reading out a pixel includes resetting a photodetector of the pixel. Light incident on the photodetector is then integrated for a single exposure of...
Solid-state imaging device and method of driving comprising a first and
second accumulation sections for...
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel array section including an array of pixels in a two-dimensional matrix, the pixels including a photoelectric...
Imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, and image processing method
for generating random special effects
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit, a random seed generating unit, a pseudo-random number generating unit, and a special image processing unit. The...
Scanning operation with concurrent focus and inspection
A method and apparatus for optimizing inspection high-speed optical inspection of parts using intelligent image analysis to determine optimal focus using high...
Method and apparatus for determining exposure setting
A device and method for determining exposure settings in a camera is disclosed. The method comprises capturing an image frame using an image sensor, the...