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Lens apparatus and a camera system
A lens apparatus detachably attachable to an image pickup apparatus, the lens apparatus includes a variable magnification lens arranged to move along an optical...
Automatic content categorizing system and method
An automatic content categorization system and method are provided.
Context based management for secure augmented reality applications
An example system that allows a camera enabled application, such as an augmented reality application, to run in a protected area may include a first device...
Image output device, image output method, and recording medium
According to one embodiment, an image output device includes a buffer into which video information input in stream data is written per block, a determination...
Display for immersive window effect
A system utilizes a screen having a compound curvature to simulate an environment viewable from multiple vantage points. The compound curvature of the screen is...
A display unit includes: a main body section including a first front surface, a first rear surface, and a first side surface; one or a plurality of speaker...
Aircraft in-flight entertainment system with a distributed memory and
An aircraft in-flight entertainment (IFE) system includes a plurality of seat electronic boxes (SEBs) spaced throughout the aircraft. Each SEB comprises a...
Apparatua and method of browsing content
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method of browsing content and in particular, to an apparatus and method of browsing content that allows a...
Display management server
A display management unit configured to provide a modified video signal for display on a target display over an electronic distribution network. The unit may...
Device control interface cable and associated control systems
Methods and implementations of using a device interface cable assembly are described herein. In some examples, a modular cable and device interface cable...
Semiconductor apparatus, solid-state image sensing apparatus, and camera
A semiconductor apparatus, a solid-state image sensing apparatus, and a camera system capable of reducing interference between signals transmitted through...
Image sensors, methods of operating the same, and image processing systems
including the same
An image sensor may include a comparator including a first input terminal configured to receive a reset signal, a second input terminal configured to receive an...
Solid-state imaging apparatus and camera
A solid-state imaging apparatus, comprising a pixel array in which a plurality of pixels are arrayed, a plurality of processing units, forming a plurality of...
Device comprising a set of electromagnetic radiation sensitive detectors
and arrangement of a set of such devices
An image sensor, in particular, for endoscopic applications or miniaturized surveillance cameras. The sensor includes a matrix of image points arranged to...
Solid state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same, and imaging
A solid state imaging device including: a plurality of sensor sections formed in a semiconductor substrate in order to convert incident light into an electric...
Bias sampling device and CMOS image sensor including the same
A bias sampling device includes a reference current generation unit suitable for generating a reference current; a plurality of multi-staged current mirror...
Solid-state imaging device, method of driving the same, signal processing
method for the same, and imaging...
Disclosed herein is a solid-state imaging device, including, a pixel array unit, first driving means, second driving means, and third driving means.
Photoelectric conversion device, image pickup system, and driving method
of photoelectric conversion device...
A photoelectric conversion device includes analog signal output units including pixels and configured to output analog signals based on pixels, and signal...
Device and method of transferring sensed data in image sensor
An image sensor is provided. The image sensor includes a converter configured to convert a photoelectric converted analog signal in a unit pixel into a digital...
Wearable apparatus with integrated infrared imaging module
Various techniques are disclosed for providing a wearable apparatus having an integrated infrared imaging module. In one example, a wearable apparatus...
Continuous infrared thermography monitoring and life management system for
heat recovery steam generators
A method for continuously monitoring the working condition of a heat recovery steam generator ("HRSG") using infrared thermography, comprising the steps of...
Content normalization on digital displays
Described herein are various technologies pertaining to dynamically modifying content that is desirably displayed on a large display to correct for distortions...
Video processing circuit and related method for merging video output
streams with data stream for transmission
A video processing circuit includes a video generating unit for generating a video output stream, a data generating unit (e.g. graphic generating unit) for...
Method of automatically tracking and photographing celestial objects, and
camera employing this method
A method of automatically tracking and photographing celestial objects which captures a still image of a celestial object(s) where each celestial object appears...
System and method for generating a digital image
A system, method, and computer program product for generating a resulting image from a set of images is disclosed. The method comprises receiving an image set...
Method and device for obtaining high dynamic range image
A method and a device for obtaining a high dynamic range image are provided. The method includes: obtaining a pixel value of each pixel in two images of a same...
Wide dynamic range using monochromatic sensor
A digital imaging method for use with an endoscope in ambient light deficient environments is disclosed. In an implementation, the method may include...
Image presentation method and apparatus, and terminal
A preview image presentation method and apparatus, and a terminal are provided. The method includes acquiring, by a terminal, an image captured by a camera; and...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program for
displaying an image based on a...
An information processing system that controls a display to display an image generated based on a manipulation target image and an image based on a manipulation...
Image processing apparatus, location information adding method, and
An information processing apparatus (10) that acquires captured image data determines whether a position determining unit of the information processing...
Image pickup apparatus, method of controlling image pickup apparatus,
image pickup apparatus system, and image...
An image pickup apparatus that can easily perform electric fine zoom adjustment, includes an image pickup section that can change an image pickup parameter, a...
Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus including the same
A zoom lens including, in order from an object side: a positive first lens unit; a negative second lens unit; and a positive third lens unit, in which: an...
Image-capturing device, and image combination program
An image-capturing device includes: an image-capturing unit that captures an image of a photographic subject; a selection unit that selects, as a reference...
Power efficient image sensing apparatus, method of operating the same and
eye/gaze tracking system
An image sensing apparatus has a light sensitive area and a control unit. The light sensitive area registers image data in response to an incoming amount of...
Method and apparatus for a surround view camera system photometric
A method, apparatus and a surround view camera system. The method includes extracting block samples from at least one of a composite view geometric LUT, input...
An omnidirectional camera comprises a camera having an image pickup element for acquiring a digital image, an image data processing device for compressing...
Information processing device, storage medium having moving image data
stored thereon, information processing...
An example of an information processing device displays a moving image on at least one display device. The information processing device first acquires moving...
Image processing apparatus, method for processing image, and computer
An image processing apparatus includes a taken image data acquiring unit configured to acquire taken image data, a storage unit configured to store therein one...
Extraction and representation of three-dimensional (3D) and bidirectional
reflectance distribution function...
Methods and systems are provided that use images to determine lighting information for an object. A computing device can receive an image of the object. For a...
User programmable image capturing and processing device
The present description provides a user programmable image capturing and processing apparatus which allows the user to load and run its own custom processing...
Image processing apparatus, method, and computer program storage device
An image processing apparatus, method and non-transitory computer program storage device cooperate to process successive images. Respective frames are created...
Methods and devices for correction of camera module sensitivity and flash
A device and a method for dynamically correcting camera module sensitivity variation using face data are disclosed. The method includes accessing a digital...
Imaging apparatus having an electronic zoom function
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit, a display unit, an interested-position obtaining unit, a zoom operation obtaining unit and an image-processing...
Camera control method, and camera control device for same
A camera control apparatus includes a database to store camera installation information of the cameras including a main camera and one or more sub-cameras; an...
Camera system and method for correcting focus detection pixel
A camera system includes an interchangeable lens and a camera main body. The interchangeable lens includes a lens side storage unit that stores pupil related...
System and method for automatic focusing based on statistical data
A system for automatic focusing with a lens and methods for making and use the same are provided. When performing a focusing operation, a controller calculates...
Imaging apparatus and its focus control method
It is intended to provide an imaging apparatus capable of selecting a contrast AF method immediately if a subject is judged not suitable for a phase difference...
Apparatus, imaging method, and focus control apparatus to control
autofocus based on contrast signal
A change in a subject is quickly sensed and a focusing lens is driven with degradation in durability and out-of-focus states of output video images due to...
Pan-tilt-zoom device identification method, pan-tilt-zoom device, camera,
and pan-tilt-zoom device control system
A pan-tilt-zoom device identification method, a pan-tilt-zoom device, a camera, and a pan-tilt-zoom device control system are provided. The corresponding method...
Capturing images using controlled vibration
Systems and methods of capturing imagery are provided. In particular, vibration can be induced in an imaging platform to eliminate blur in one or more images...