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Image sensor for compensating column mismatch and method of processing
image using the same
An image sensor includes a pixel array, a column signal processor, and a column mismatch compensator. The pixel array outputs a pixel signal from each column...
High dynamic range imaging systems having differential photodiode
Image sensors may include an array of photodiodes arranged in groups of adjacent photodiodes that generate charge in response to same-colored light. The image...
Dual exposure control circuit and associated method
A dual-exposure control circuit of an imaging system includes an RGB pixel array and a white pixel array. The dual-exposure control circuit is arranged to...
Radiation imaging apparatus, method of driving the same, and radiation
A radiation imaging apparatus comprising a sensor and a driving unit, the sensor including a detection element and a holding unit, wherein the driving unit...
System for facilitating selection of color changing eyewear lenses and
A system for facilitating a consumer's selection of customized color-changing lenses for eyewear, or windows, captures a digital color image of at least the...
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus is designed to process pixel outputs of an imaging element including imaging pixels and phase-difference detecting pixels. The...
High dynamic range image sensor
An image processing system has a sensor array with a plurality of pixels. A distinct circuit is associated with each pixel in the sensor array. The circuits are...
Methods and apparatus for use with multiple optical chains
Methods and apparatus for supporting zoom operations using a plurality of optical chain modules, e.g., camera modules, are described. Switching between use of...
Automatic recognition and capture of an object
A method, system, and device for automatic recognition and capture of an object are disclosed. In one embodiment, a mobile terminal comprises a display unit, a...
Imaging device capable of combining images
A digital camera includes an imaging section, an overlapping area identifying section, a feature point judging section, a luminance adjusting section, and an...
Lens driving apparatus and camera module including function of shaking
Disclosed is a camera module. The camera module includes a lens barrel disposed in a housing to receive a lens; and a driving unit moving the lens barrel...
Image correcting apparatus and method for imaging device
Embodiments of the invention provide an image correcting apparatus for an imaging device including a camera module having a first motion sensor. The image...
Image capturing apparatus, image processing apparatus, and method of
controlling image capturing apparatus to...
An image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing unit configured to change, between lines, a timing to receive light of an object image formed by an...
Photographing device, photographing method, and playback method
A photographing device according to the present invention comprises: an imaging section that captures a subject image and outputs image data; a motion picture...
Synthetic camera lenses
A method and system is disclosed for simulating different types of camera lens on a device by guiding a user through a set of images to be captured in...
Focus detection apparatus, electronic apparatus, manufacturing apparatus,
and manufacturing method
There is provided a focus detection apparatus including: microlenses; light reception units that receive light which is incident through the microlenses;...
Image pickup apparatus and imaging method
An image pickup apparatus is configured such that if a monitoring unit detects that a focus evaluation value changes as much as or more than a predetermined...
Distance measurement apparatus and distance measurement method
A distance measurement apparatus includes: an imaging element that images an object by performing exposure and readout of electric charges sequentially for each...
Imaging apparatus including dynamic image focus detection
An imaging apparatus is provided that includes an image sensor that receives light from an object through an imaging lens, a lens driver that moves the imaging...
Camera module and method for driving the same to achieve fast focus of
image being captured
The present invention proposes a camera module and a method for driving the same, the camera module including an image pick-up unit including a lens to...
Focusing apparatus and method of controlling focusing apparatus
A focusing apparatus includes an image pickup element that includes a plurality of unit cells including a first pixel and a second pixel corresponding to a same...
Camera body, mount adapter, and methods of controlling operation of same
An image captured using a lens mounted via a mount adapter is corrected in simple fashion in accordance with the lens. An interchangeable lens is mounted on a...
Method and apparatus for operating camera with interchangeable lens
One or more embodiments provide a method and an apparatus for operating an interchangeable-lens camera system suitable for shooting of a high quality photo or...
Image capturing system, image capturing device, and image capturing method
To enable satisfactory simultaneous and widely varied pictures to be obtained, for example, by allowing a common user to obtain an overall picture while the...
Machine vision inspection systems and methods and aperture covers for use
Machine vision inspection systems and methods for inspecting objects, such as objects with shiny surfaces, as well as illuminators with aperture covers for use...
Auxiliary lens for mobile photography
An auxiliary optical assembly for a camera-enabled mobile device includes a removable lens assembly including a lens holder, a lens coupled to the lens holder,...
Light field data acquisition
A light field data acquisition device includes optics and a light field sensor to acquire light field image data of a scene. In at least one embodiment, the...
Wafer level stepped sensor holder
An apparatus includes an image sensor that is bonded to a spacer. The spacer has a thinned wall that defines a step and a recess in an interior wall at a first...
Shutter for thermal imaging camera
Various embodiments of shutters for thermal imaging cameras, cameras comprising such shutters, and methods for providing such shutters are disclosed. The...
Method and apparatus for calibrating a camera lens flange to sensor
A method and camera assembly for use in a machine vision system, the assembly comprising a support structure forming a mounting flange that is configured for...
Position detection apparatus
A position detection apparatus includes an autofocus mechanism and an optical image stabilization mechanism by using a closed loop control, in which a magnet is...
Control terminal, imaging system, control method, and non-transitory
medium saving program for controlling a...
A control terminal includes: an imaging unit configured to capture an image of a shooting area and to generate a first image; a shielding object detecting unit...
Camera skid tractor nozzle assembly
A camera skid and thrust nozzle assembly for supporting a camera while being positioned in a tubular pipe or conduit spaced. from any wall of the conduit and...
Device for video filming of a subject
A device (1) for video filming of a subject comprising at least a rod (3), a support (2) for the rod (3), an anchoring element (6) of the support (2) to the...
Video processing method, video processing circuit, liquid crystal display,
and electronic apparatus
A video processing circuit detects a risk boundary, which a portion of the boundary between a dark pixel and a bright pixel in an image represented by a video...
Method, apparatus and computer program for adaptive black point
A system and method for carrying out improved spatial and color adaptive gamut mapping algorithms, based on image decomposition in two bands I.sub.high and...
Image reading device, image forming apparatus, and recording medium
An image reading device reads an image of an object. The image reading device includes a white reference member and a gloss reference member. The white...
Image-processing apparatus, image-processing method, and computer program
An image-processing apparatus includes a correlation coefficient calculating unit that generates two-dimensional distribution of color information of color...
Cover for handheld portable electronic device
A method displays a template, an HPED, and an image selector. The template is marked with zones to display selected images, and the HPED includes a cover that...
Communication apparatus that specifies network, control method therefor
and storage medium
A communication apparatus enabling a user to easily specify a network for communication. A communication apparatus, to which a telephone is adapted to be...
Non-transitory storage medium storing instructions executable by
information processing device, information...
A non-transitory storage medium stores instructions executable by an information processing device including: a communication device communicable with scanners;...
Facsimile machine, non-transitory computer readable medium, and facsimile
communication method for sorting...
A facsimile machine includes an image data receiving unit, a transmitting subscriber identification receiving unit, and a sorting unit. The image data receiving...
Image processing apparatus capable of communicating with a mobile terminal
An image processing apparatus for switching its state between a first state and a second state includes: a processing unit; a communicator for communicating...
Image processing system, device, and method that deletes or prohibits
reading of destination information
An information terminal device which is an image receiving device receiving image data from a multifunction device which is an image processing device transmits...
Display input apparatus and computer-readable non-transitory recording
medium with display input control...
A display input apparatus includes a display section, a touch panel, a gesture acceptance section, a display control section, a job generating section, a...
Server and method for the same
A server is provided that includes a connection establishing unit configured to establish a connection with an intended image processing device, an information...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method and
non-transitory computer readable medium for...
An information processing apparatus includes a sensor unit that senses a person within a first distance from the information processing apparatus and a second...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus which can control to turn on/off a light emitting element depending on a sheet state on a manual sheet tray is provided. The image...
Print apparatus and method having control until that cancels print
processing depending upon authentication mode
It is determined that the multi-function peripheral operates according to a first mode in which user authentication is available and department authentication...
Image reading apparatus, control method thereof, image forming apparatus,
and computer-readable storage medium
An image reading apparatus comprising a reading unit, a detection unit, and a control unit, when the detection unit detects a closed state of the reading unit...