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Obscuring a camera lens to terminate video output
Techniques are presented herein to terminate output of video captured by a video camera. Detection is made whether a camera lens of a video camera has been...
Dynamic telepresence system and method
A telepresence participating room configured for audio visual communication with a plurality of other participating rooms is disclosed. The telepresence...
Video presence sharing
Video calling devices are described herein that are configured to exchange video presence statuses with each other. Each of these video calling devices...
Coded-light detection system including a camera, light sensor and
augmented information display
There is disclosed a sensing device (100) adapted to receive light emitted from a plurality of light sources (A, B), each of the plurality of light sources (A,...
Photoconductive antenna, terahertz wave generating device, camera, imaging
device, and measuring device
A photoconductive antenna includes a semiconductor layer, and first and second electrodes. The semiconductor layer includes a first conductive region and a...
Solid-state image sensor, method for manufacturing the same, and camera
A method for manufacturing a solid-state image sensor having a pixel region, a peripheral circuit region, and an intermediate region interposed between the...
Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
Provided is a semiconductor device having improved reliability. In the semiconductor device in an embodiment, a mark is provided correspondingly to the bonding...
Solid state imaging device and camera system
An MOS type solid state imaging device in which unit pixels 10 each having a photodiode 11, a transfer transistor 12 for transferring the signal of the...
Roping training device
A roping training dummy is claimed comprising a dummy representing an animal having a target to be lassoed by a roper. A position sensor, such as video camera...
Traffic management system
A real-time traffic management system comprising a main light controller module configured to monitor and control functionality of one or more traffic lights, a...
Method of determining parking lot occupancy from digital camera images
Described herein is a method of determining parking lot occupancy from digital images, including a set-up procedure that includes receiving a layout of a...
Multi-purpose side camera
A side camera of a vehicle, including a camera housing rotatable in a first axis and a second axis each relative to an exterior surface of the vehicle, and a...
Detecting operating mode of hybrid vehicles
A method for detecting the operating mode of a hybrid vehicle using roadside cameras, said method including the analysis of thermal images of parts of the...
Apparatus and method for object positioning
An entertainment device comprises an input, a marker detector and a failure boundary calculation processor. The input is operable to receive a captured image...
Presenting three dimensional depth
An apparatus and method generate a three-dimensional image by determining, using a light-field camera, a depth map corresponding to an environment. The depth...
Techniques for smoothing scripted stereo curves for stereoscopic computer
A computer-implemented method for smoothing a stereo parameter for a computer-animated film sequence. A timeline for the film sequence is obtained, the timeline...
Photogrammetry engine for model construction
A system and methods for accessing 2D digital images and 3D geometric models over a network (preferably the Internet) and transforming and composing that media...
Map tile selection in 3D
Methods and systems are provided for efficiently identifying map tiles of a raised-relief map to retrieve from a server. An electronic device can use estimates...
Movement prediction for image capture
A camera of a computing device can capture two or more images of a region including an object of interest, in order to allow for separation of the object from a...
Systems and methods for measuring depth based upon occlusion patterns in
Systems in accordance with embodiments of the invention can perform parallax detection and correction in images captured using array cameras. Due to the...
A system for identifying a hit on a target. The system includes a digital camera. The system also includes a computing device configured to produce a reference...
Apparatuses, methods and systems for remote deposit capture with enhanced
The APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR REMOTE DEPOSIT CAPTURE WITH ENHANCED IMAGE DETECTION (hereinafter "RDC-Detection") provides a platform for remote...
Methods and arrangements for identifying objects
In some arrangements, product packaging is digitally watermarked over most of its extent to facilitate high-throughput item identification at retail checkouts....
Object detection, location, and/or tracking with camera and lighting
A method and system for monitoring objects senses, by an electromagnetic sensor, ambient electromagnetic radiation including at least a particular frequency...
Techniques described herein provide a method for automatically and intelligently creating and updating an OCR cache while performing OCR using a computing...
Vehicular parking control system and vehicular parking control method
using the same
Provided are a vehicular parking control system capable of removing temporary obstacles from an image of objects within a parking space so that an available...
Vehicle periphery monitoring apparatus
A vehicle periphery monitoring apparatus detects the presence of a moving object along a vehicle periphery. The apparatus sets multiple detection lines along a...
Systems and methods for initializing motion tracking of human hands using
template matching within bounded...
Systems and methods for initializing motion tracking of human hands within bounded regions are disclosed. One embodiment includes: a processor; reference and...
Automatic file naming on a mobile device
A system and method of automatically naming files on a mobile device can include determining at least one of a current geographical location data of a mobile...
Method and mechanism for performing cloud image display and capture with
Disclosed is an improved approach for implementing participatory interaction at events using mobile devices. One approach is to utilize distributed display...
Method and device for assisting a driver while driving a vehicle by
detecting weather-related visibility...
The invention relates to a method for assisting a driver in driving a vehicle by detecting weather-related visibility limitations, wherein image data of the...
Multiple suction cup attachment platform: securing an electronic device on
a vertical surface
A mounting apparatus permits easy and quick attachment and removal of the apparatus securing a portable device to smooth surfaces, or objects. An injection...
Visible card stack
A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the...
Hand pointing estimation for human computer interaction
Hand pointing has been an intuitive gesture for human interaction with computers. A hand pointing estimation system is provided, based on two regular cameras,...
Mobile terminal and touch recognizing method therein
A mobile terminal and touch recognizing method therein are disclosed, by which a multi-touch can be recognized. The present invention includes receiving a...
Service provision using personal audio/visual system
A collaborative on-demand system allows a user of a head-mounted display device (HMDD) to obtain assistance with an activity from a qualified service provider....
An imaging apparatus includes a camera body; and a flash device provided in the camera body and configured to be popped up from the camera body. The flash...
Driver view adapter for forward looking camera
When monitoring the forward area in front of a vehicle, video of the forward area and the driver of the vehicle is concurrently captured by a single forward...
Micro-iris unit and camera module including the same
A micro-iris unit may include: a support member disposed on a transparent substrate to form a fluid accommodating space in a central portion of the transparent...
Mirror for mobile phone camera
A mirror for a mobile phone camera includes a body having a generally planar first side and a second side, a foot disposed on an end of the body having a first...
Optical arrangements for use with an array camera
A variety of optical arrangements and methods of modifying or enhancing the optical characteristics and functionality of these optical arrangements are...
Methods and apparatus of fusing radar/camera object data and LiDAR scan
A system and method for fusing the outputs from multiple LiDAR sensors on a vehicle that includes cueing the fusion process in response to an object being...
Image capturing device and image capturing method
The present invention is applied for an image capturing device having a light source and a camera that captures an image of a measurement subject placed in an...
Multi-spectral imaging system and method of surface inspection therewith
A multi-spectral imaging system includes a first light source that emits a first wavelength and a second light source that emits a second wavelength different...
Camera isolator with adjustable dampening
A shock and vibration isolator camera includes a top plate is attached to a bottom plate via a universal joint that allows the top plate to pivot about two...
Method and device for transferring cutouts for packaging boxes
The present invention relates to a method and device for transferring cutouts (6), for manufacturing packaging boxes having polygonal cross-sections, from a...
Game camera security box
A security box system for securely housing a game camera includes a mount portion having a rear surface conforming to curvature of and secured to a tree with at...
Autonomous decision system for selecting target in observation satellites
The invention uses plurality of forward-looking preview cameras each looking at different nadir angle viewpoint to get cloud information from approaching target...
Aquatic equipment-mounting headgear
A framework assembly for mounting accessories to the head of an underwater diver is disclosed. The assembly generally includes an equipment mounting rig...
System and method to minimize contamination of a rear view camera lens
A system for minimizing the accumulation of debris on a lens of a rear view camera of a vehicle, wherein the lens has a lens surface, includes a formed channel...