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Multi-view rasterization using an analyticl visibility function
Multi-view rasterization may be performed by calculating visibility over a camera line. Edge equations may be evaluated iteratively along a scanline. The edge...
Method and system for manipulating camera light spectrum for sample
article false color rendering
A system and method for obtaining image information of features of a sample article using non-visible light is described. In one embodiment, a visible light...
Spherical lighting device with backlighting coronal ring
A method for capturing three-dimensional photographic lighting of a spherical lighting device is described. Calculation of boundaries of the spherical lighting...
Method for determining the pose of a camera and for recognizing an object
of a real environment
A method for determining the pose of a camera relative to a real environment includes the following steps: taking at least one image of a real environment by...
Apparatus and method of recognizing an object, and apparatus and method of
mounting a semiconductor chip
An apparatus for recognizing an object may include a lens, a camera and a signal-processing unit. The lens may include two cross sections having different focal...
Method and apparatus for recognizing characters
A method and an apparatus for recognizing characters using an image are provided. A camera is activated according to a character recognition request and a...
Method and system for classifying painted road markings in an automotive
An automated, computerized method is provided for processing an image. The method includes the steps of arranging a digital camera on a vehicle body, operating...
Smartphone-based methods and systems
Methods and arrangements involving portable devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, are disclosed. One arrangement enables a creator of content to...
Radio frequency identification communication and applications thereof
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe devices, methods, computer-readable media and system configurations for communicating and utilizing data received...
System and method for organizing files based on an identification code
A system for determining a time that a file was created and associating an ID with the file based on the file creation time is disclosed. The system adjusts the...
Energy savings and improved security through intelligent lighting systems
An intelligent lighting system employs energy efficient outdoor lighting and intelligent sensor technology in cooperation with video analytics processing. The...
Microphone mute/unmute notification
A processing system can include a processor that includes circuitry. The circuitry can be configured to: receive far-end and near-end audio signals; detect...
Optical transmission system
According to the present invention, in an optical transmission system optically transmitting an optical signal between a first camera adaptor provided to a...
Custom electronic program guides
Custom electronic program guides are disclosed. An example method includes collecting identifying information associated with media using at least one of a...
Protocol and format for communicating an image from a camera to a
A media feed interface may be provided that may be used to extract a media frame from a media feed. The media feed interface may access a capture device, a...
Method for calibrating a measurement system and device for carrying out
The invention relates to a method for calibrating a measurement system having at least one image recording apparatus (12) having at least two measurement...
Systems and methods for digital photography
A system, method and computer program product for generating an image set for a photographic scene. The method comprises sampling evaluation images comprising...
Mirror monitor using two levels of reflectivity
A rear-view mirror and modular monitor system and method include an interior mirror that embeds a modular monitor behind see-through mirror glass. In some...
Camera-aided focusing in optical metrology
A side camera is combined with a conventional optical metrology system to image the object during the focusing scan performed in normal focusing procedures. The...
Enhancing video conferences
Implementations generally relate to enhancing video conferences. In some implementations, a method includes determining one or more characteristics of a video...
Two-wire multichannel video door system
Two-wire multichannel video door system that comprises at least two street panels (20) with video camera (18) and home terminals, provided with an intercom, or...
Immersive telepresence anywhere
A conferencing peripheral for use with a mobile device or laptop or desktop computer can include one or more of projectors, cameras, microphones, and speakers....
System for enhancing video from a mobile camera
An automated system is configured to enhance live video in real time by adding virtual graphics to imagery obtained from a moving camera, where the added...
Apparatus and method for data fusion and visualization of video and LADAR
Data fusion and visualization of video and LADAR data includes using a fusion matrix to electronically transform each point of a LADAR point cloud from...
Image blurring method and apparatus, and electronic devices
An image blurring method and apparatus, and an electronic device, and pertains to the field of image processing. The method includes acquiring a first image and...
Digital zoom with sensor mode change
An apparatus including at least one processor; and at least one non-transitory memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer...
Apparatus and method for compensating hand blur
An apparatus and method for compensating hand blur are disclosed. The method according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention comprises receiving...
Virtual decals for precision alignment and stabilization of motion
graphics on mobile video
The virtual decals for precision alignment of motion graphics of the present invention provides a method by which a person using a mobile video capturing device...
Image capturing system and image capturing method
An image capturing system includes a sensor unit that is worn on an user and includes a first motion sensor that detects motion of the user and a subject...
Array cameras with light barriers
An imaging system such as an array camera may include an array of image sensors. The image sensors may each include an array of image pixels formed in a common...
Camera module having shield can
There is provided a camera module including a housing having a lens part installed therein; a flexible circuit board having an extension part on which a lamp is...
Antistatic device and electronic device with the same
An antistatic device includes a main body, a first conductive member, and a second conductive member. The main body with a first surface has a first annular...
Omni-directional intelligent autotour and situational aware dome
surveillance camera system and method
A method of operating a video surveillance system includes providing a PTZ camera within a housing. A fisheye lens camera is attached to the housing such that...
Depth estimation based on interpolation of inverse focus statistics
Embodiments are directed towards performing depth estimation within a digital camera system based on interpolation of inverse focus statistics. After an image...
The present invention relates to a color and non-visible light e.g. IR sensor, namely a multispectral sensor which can be used in a camera such as a TOF camera...
System, device and method for displaying a harmonized combined image
A method for harmonizing a combined image involves receiving a respective image or image frame from each of two or more cameras, the images from two of the...
Distributed position identification
A method and apparatus for identifying a position of a mobile platform. Images are provided by a camera system on a first mobile platform. The images include...
Camera defocus direction estimation
Apparatus and methods for estimating defocus direction from a single image obtained, such as in a digital camera apparatus, are presented. To determine defocus...
Matrix barcode enhancement through capture and use of neighboring
A method of enhancing a matrix barcode with environment image. The method comprises generating, by a server, an original matrix barcode based on source...
Autonomous lock-on target tracking with geospatial-aware PTZ cameras
An autonomous lock-on target tracking system and method with geospatial-aware PTZ cameras includes a camera imaging a terrain space. The camera acquires images,...
Method for detecting and tracking objects in image sequences of scenes
acquired by a stationary camera
In a sequence of images of a scene acquired by a stationary camera, objects are detected and tracked by determining a first set of candidate foreground regions...
Iris scanning apparatus employing wide-angle camera, for identifying
subject, and method thereof
Embodiments provide an iris scanning apparatus for identifying a subject, employing a wide-angle image collector, and a method thereof. A wide angle camera is...
Electronic devices in local interactions between users
In one implementation, a method includes detecting, using a processor, user input through a camera lens. The method further includes determining, using the...
Device, method, and graphical user interface for accessing an application
in a locked device
A device with a touch sensitive display and a plurality of applications, including a camera application, while the device is in a locked, passcode-protected...
Authentication device for user authentication and image forming apparatus
including the authentication device
A user authentication device provided on an apparatus as an object of operation acquires feature data representing notable portion of the user, using a camera...
Smartpad dual screen keyboard
A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the...
Fingertip location for gesture input
A user can use a finger, or other such object, to provide input to a computing device. The finger does not have to contact the device, but can be positioned...
Position adjusting system and method
A position adjusting device includes a movable mechanical arm, suction, an adjusting mechanism, a bottom plate, a first camera, a second camera, and a...
Device and method for measuring a camera
A device and a method are described for measuring a camera having an image sensor, in particular a fixed-focus camera, the device including: a camera support...
Quick swap camera mount systems
Camera mount systems, allowing a camera crew to quickly change over from one type of camera mount to another type of camera mount, include an adapter plate and...