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Method for extending participants of multiparty video conference service
Provided is a method of extending participants of a multilateral video conference service. The method includes: receiving, by a multipoint conference unit (MCU)...
Distributed real-time media composer
A system and a method allowing simultaneous exchange of audio, video or data information between a plurality of units over a communication network, supported by...
Automatic video layouts for multi-stream multi-site presence conferencing
A videoconference multipoint control unit (MCU) automatically generates display layouts for videoconference endpoints. Display layouts are generated based on...
Apparatus, system, and method of managing remote communication, and
recording medium storing a remote...
A management system for managing remote communication between a first communication terminal and a second communication terminal includes a transmitter that...
Presentation systems and related methods
A videoconferencing system includes a codec configured to generate one or more acknowledgement signals, a remote control for controlling the codec, a system...
Guiding a desired outcome for an electronically hosted conference
Arrangements described herein relate to guiding a desired outcome for an electronically hosted conference. During the electronically hosted conference,...
Telepresence systems and methods therefore
A telepresence system enhances the perception of presence of a remote person involved in a video conference. The system preferably has a two-way mirror, which...
Portable video communication system
A method and device for adapting a display image on a hand-held portable wireless display and digital capture device. The device includes a camera for capturing...
Method and apparatus for composition of subtitles
Embodiments of the invention include a subtitling format encompassing elements of enhanced syntax and semantic to provide improved animation capabilities. The...
Auto-regressive edge-directed interpolation with backward projection
Techniques and tools for interpolation of image/video content are described. For example, a tool such as a display processing module in a computing device...
Method for reverse video playback and computer-readable medium
A method for reverse video playback and a computer-readable medium are provided for playing a video stream backward. The video stream includes a plurality of...
Video display device and method of displaying video
Discussed herein are a video display device and a method of displaying a video. The video display device includes a communication unit acquiring a video...
Apparatus, systems and methods for storing program events in an enhanced
Enhanced history buffer systems and methods are operable to temporarily store program content for program events. An exemplary embodiment receives program...
Recording apparatus, image capture apparatus, and recording method for
recording position information in one...
A recording apparatus includes a connection unit to connect the recording apparatus to an image capture apparatus that performs an image capture operation to...
Enhanced global dimming for projector display systems
Projector display systems comprising a light dimmer and first modulator are disclosed. The light dimmer may comprise an adjustable iris, adjustable light...
Image display device
An image display device includes: a projection port that projects image display light generated based on an image signal; and a combiner that presents a virtual...
Video display device
A video display device includes a video display panel that displays video, a case that encloses an outer periphery of the video display panel, an audio device...
Display apparatus and method for updating time information thereof
A display apparatus and a method for updating time information thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes a display, a power supply configured to...
Electronic equipment, control information transmission and reception
methods having bidirectional communication...
Electronic equipment and methods for permitting quick control of the operating state of a source equipment side from sink equipment. A television receiver (sink...
Method and system for user interface for interactive devices using a
A software application and system that enables point-and-click interaction with a TV screen. The application determines geocode positioning information for a...
Display control apparatus including a remote control function and a
storage medium having stored thereon a...
A display control apparatus connected to a display apparatus, which is remotely controllable through wireless communication, generates a first video/audio...
Method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving data stream in broadcast
Methods and apparatus are provided for transmitting and receiving a data stream in a digital video broadcast system. The data stream is segmented into a...
Read-out circuitry for an image sensor
An array of image sensing elements is arranged in rows and columns. A readout circuit for each column includes a circuit configured to receive a column select...
Integrated multi-channel analog front end and digitizer for high speed
A module for high speed image processing includes an image sensor for generating a plurality of analog outputs representing an image and a plurality of HDDs for...
Image processing device, imaging device, image processing method, and
non-transitory computer readable medium
An image processing device includes a gain correction processing unit, an interpolation correction processing unit, an image processing unit. Within a range...
Analog to digital converter for imaging device
An imaging device includes: an imaging section in which a plurality of unit pixels having a photoelectric conversion element are arranged in the form of a...
CMOS image sensor compatible with electrical signals of CCD image sensor,
and image processing system
An image sensor and an image processing system. The image sensor comprises: a CMOS photosensitive array used for converting an optical signal into an electrical...
Pixel arrays and imaging devices with reduced blooming, controllers and
A pixel array includes regular pixels for imaging, and special pixel sites interspersed among the regular pixels. When the regular pixels become saturated from...
Solid-state imaging device and electronic equipment
A solid-state imaging device includes a pixel unit in which a plurality of pixels converting physical quantities into electric signals are arranged in a...
Solid-state image pickup apparatus, signal processing method for a
solid-state image pickup apparatus, and...
A solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array section that has at least one pixel with a photoelectric conversion unit and a charge detection unit. A...
Image sensors, image processing systems including same, and methods of
operating the same
A method of operating an image sensor includes: generating a pixel signal according to intensity of incident light; and generating a digital pixel signal based...
Image acquisition method and system
A method of acquiring an image of a scene illuminated by a first beam, by means of a sensor including at least two pixels, including the steps of: a) for each...
On-screen display of input sources with position-based arrangement
On-screen display techniques and configurations for audiovisual content input selection and indications in a television, monitor, receiver, or other electronic...
Systems and methods for causing a stunt switcher to run a bug-overlay DVE
with absolute timing restrictions
In one aspect, a computer-readable medium includes a set of program instructions that when executed cause performance of a set of functions involving (i)...
System and method for distributed video and or audio production
A system for processing video and/or audio signals is suggested. The system comprises a control unit and a processing unit. The control unit and the processing...
Apparatus and method for calculating flicker-evaluation value
An apparatus and a method for calculating a flicker-evaluation value through a wide dynamic range (WDR) system. The apparatus includes: a first calculator...
Certain cameras and systems described herein produce enhanced dynamic range still or video images. The images can also have controlled or reduced motion...
Automatic exposure control device, control device, endoscope device and
automatic exposure control method
An automatic exposure control device includes an image acquisition section that acquires an image that has been captured by an imaging optical system that...
Image processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, method of controlling
the image processing apparatus, and...
An image processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit configured to acquire an image signal, a generating unit configured to perform enhancement processing...
Imaging apparatus, an electronic device, and imaging method to uniformize
distribution of incident light, and a...
An object is to improve accuracy of photon counting in an imaging apparatus. The imaging apparatus includes a light uniformizing unit. The light uniformizing...
Piecewise perspective transform engine
An image signal processor of a device, apparatus, or computing system that includes a camera capable of capturing image data may apply piecewise perspective...
Time extension for image frame processing
A method includes determining, at an image processor, a first time period associated with processing a first frame of an image captured via an image sensor. The...
Electronic device having better anti-shake function and image adjustment
An electronic device includes a camera module and an image module. The camera module captures a number of static images of an object. The image module includes...
Initial camera mode management system
A camera detects devices, such as other cameras, smart devices, and access points, with which the camera may communicate. The camera may alternate between...
Wide-area aerial camera systems
A system for capturing aerial images, the system comprising at least one steerable camera module, the steerable camera module comprising a camera and a...
Capturing panoramic or semi-panoramic 3D scenes
A provision of high quality panoramic or semi-panoramic 3D scenes is achieved at reasonable efforts by arranging the plurality of camera pairs, each of which is...
Trigger for blade imaging based on a controller
A rotating rotor in a turbine has blades attached. At least one blade is a reference blade of which a reference position is determined by a Once-Per-Rotation...
Imaging apparatus and control method thereof
During shooting, first encoded image data based on image data obtained by performing a simplified development process on RAW image data is recorded together...
Imaging device for capturing self-portrait images
A digital camera for capturing an image containing the photographer, comprising: an image sensor; an optical system for forming an image of a scene on the image...
Detecting facial expressions in digital images
A method and system for detecting facial expressions in digital images and applications therefore are disclosed. Analysis of a digital image determines whether...