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Image sensor with fast intra-frame focus
A method of focusing an image sensor includes scanning a first portion of an image frame from an image sensor a first time at a first rate to produce first...
A focus detection apparatus includes the following: a viewing field mask disposed more on a photoelectric conversion element side than an expected imaging plane...
Focus adjustment apparatus, focus adjustment method, storage medium
storing focus adjustment program, and...
A focus adjustment apparatus has: an imaging unit that is capable of outputting a pair of focus detection signals by photoelectrically converting rays of light...
Electronic apparatus for fastening an interchangeable lens and an external
speaker and control method thereof
An electronic apparatus includes a mount unit configured to fasten one of an interchangeable lens and an external speaker, and a controller configured to...
Digital annotation-based visual recognition book pronunciation system and
related method of operation
A digital annotation-based visual recognition book pronunciation system and its method of operation are disclosed. In one embodiment, a mobile application...
Electronic device and control method
In a device, first and second transforming units acquire first and second audio spectrums from audio data obtained by first and second microphones, a first...
Information communication method
An information communication method is provided for obtaining information from a subject using a terminal device. The method includes obtaining and holding...
Method, apparatus and computer program product for facilitating color
In accordance with an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes computing a first set of tuning...
Camera assembly for an electronic device having a seal member integrally
A camera assembly for an electronic device. The camera assembly comprises an image sensor, a housing barrel, at least one lens and a seal member. The housing...
Lighting methods and apparatus
Illumination methods and apparatus are described. In some embodiments a lighting device includes one or more lighting modules. At least some but not necessarily...
Shooting method, apparatus, and terminal
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a shooting method, an apparatus, and a terminal. The method includes: after it is detected that a camera is...
Light propagation time camera system having signal path monitoring
A time-of-flight camera system includes a photosensor having at least one receiving pixel and a source of illumination. A modulator is configured to provide a...
Image capturing device with multiple lenses
An image capture device includes a base, a zoom module, a wide-angle module, and a telemeter module. The wide-angle module captures a background image. The...
Imaging device, portable information terminal, and display device
A solid state imaging device according to an embodiment includes: a liquid crystal optical element including a first electrode having a first recess and a...
Electronic device including camera module
An electronic device including a camera module and a bracket for supporting the camera module provides for a slimmer construction and better absorption of the...
Systems and methods for generating compressed light field representation
data using captured light fields,...
Systems and methods for the generating compressed light field representation data using captured light fields in accordance embodiments of the invention are...
Robust spatiotemporal combining system and method for video enhancement
A system and method for a low complexity and robust spatiotemporal combining for video enhancement is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes...
Method for controlling color separations registration
In a method to control a color printer or color copier, a color separation of a first color and a color separation of a second color are applied to a printing...
Image forming apparatus and method correcting area ratio of each toner in
streaked area according to calculated...
An image forming apparatus and an image forming method are provided. The image forming apparatus includes a processor, and each of the processor of the image...
Color correction device, method, and program
It is made possible to easily correct the color tone changing from region to region in an image without the need of preparing a color chart for each region...
Image processing device, method and inkjet recording device
A image processing device includes a nozzle ejection rate determination unit that determines a first nozzle ejection rate for each nozzle, a nozzle pattern...
Rights management in a distributed image capture system
Approaches are provided for processing scan data based on a scan process definition (SPD) that defines a set of instructions for acquiring image data based on...
Image forming apparatus communicable with at least one registered mobile
terminal registered in advance
In an operation panel of an image forming apparatus, a display section that displays an operation status and a near field communication section that obtains an...
Portable device having a torch and a camera located between the bulb and
the front face
A torch casing 10 with a reflector 46 and a bulb 44 incorporates camera 48 50 52 taking pictures through front face 64 and employs flash tube 58 behind the...
Method, device, and program product for dot area extraction based on
periodicity of different numbers on pixels...
Provided is a dot area extraction method including extracting a first dot area in binary data based on periodicity of pixels for every first range by dividing...
Image processing device and facsimile machine
An image processing device reduces an image in a sub-scanning direction at a reduction factor of 1/2.sup.N (N>1) and includes one or more ASICs each of which...
Image processing apparatus, image reading apparatus, and non-transitory
computer readable medium
An image processing apparatus includes an extracting unit that extracts identification information items from image information items of a document group that...
System and method for hiding reversible information
A reversible information hiding apparatus, comprises: an image compressing unit that encodes an original image file to output a compressed image file by...
Image reading device and image forming apparatus including the same
An image reading device includes a contact image sensor that extends in a main scanning direction at a rear surface side of a document table glass and optically...
Image read-in device with fastener to fasten transparent member retaining
lens array assembly and light shield...
An image reader configured to read an image of an object-to-be-read includes: a board, a line sensor assembly including a plurality of photosensitive elements...
Controlling an image forming apparatus according to parameters determined
based on paper type history
Provided is a parameter setting system, including a storage unit that memorizes a history of parameter values in an image forming apparatus in association with...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a first detector to detect the image forming apparatus being driven by an AC adapter, a second detector to detect the image...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, recording apparatus,
and non-transitory computer-readable...
There is provided an image processing apparatus for recording an image on a unit region of a recording medium by performing relative scanning operations, each...
Sheet conveying device capable of discharging sheet from conveying path at
A sheet conveying device includes: a conveying unit; a nonvolatile memory; and a controller. The conveying unit is configured to convey a sheet along a...
Image processing apparatus for selecting operations by scrolling a list of
An image processing apparatus includes: an image processing device; a display portion capable of detecting a touch of an input object; a storage storing...
Display processing device, image forming apparatus, and display processing
A display processing device includes a display section, a touch location acquiring section, a magnification determining section, and an enlarging and displaying...
Non-transitory computer-readable medium storing programs for information
processing apparatus, information...
A medium stores computer-executable programs. The programs cause an information processing apparatus including a communication unit communicable with a scanner...
Electronic device and display control method of electronic device
A multifunction machine includes a user interface having a display screen, a first control circuit that controls the multifunction machine, and a second control...
Electronic device, imaging device, image reproduction method, image
reproduction program, recording medium with...
An electronic device includes: a communication unit that performs communication with an external device; and a control unit that issues a command to the...
Scanner and non-transitory storage medium storing instructions executable
by the scanner
A scanner includes: a communication device communicable with an information processing device; and a controller. The controller is configured to cause the...
Image processing system and image processing method
An image processing system includes a vote adding portion, a vote reception portion, a vote determination portion, and a default registration portion. The vote...
Cellular airtime management
Method and system for crediting cellular accounts with airtime comprising exchanging funds within a mobile telephone based money transfer system account for...
System and method for data usage management in an electronic device
A system and method for data usage management in an electronic device is provided. The method includes tracking an estimated cost of a download in a currency...
Systems and methods for selecting and using an origination identifier in
an internet protocol environment
A IP telephony service allows customers to form user groups. Each user group can include multiple members, each of whom have their own telephony device. A group...
Delivery of alarm system event data and audio
Delivery of alarm system event data and audio. In certain aspects, a method for delivery of alarm system event data is described, including communicating alarm...
Method enabling verification of the user ID by means of an interactive
voice response system
A user ID authentication method, wherein it comprises the process step of realization of a call between the phone number recorded previously in the customer...
Key code for a conference operation
Methods, products, apparatuses, and systems may facilitate a conference operation. The conference operation may include conference chaining, conference...
One-tap conference calling on devices
Methods and systems for creating mobile conference rooms for conference calls between client devices and one or more contacts are described herein. A server...
Voice messaging method and system, and converged messaging server and
A voice messaging method, comprising: a sender converged messaging client initiates a session invitation and has a media negotiation with a converged messaging...
Customer service controller
Information about a request from a caller is provided in a customer service call center. In one embodiment, a customer service processor selects an agent based...