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Pulsed L.E.D. illumination apparatus and method
An illumination source for a camera includes one or more LEDs, and an electrical circuit that selectively applies power from the DC voltage source to the LEDs,...
Stereo image handling device and method
An apparatus and a method for processing a stereo image are provided. In the method, a first image and a second image are obtained via a first camera module and...
Multiplane panoramas of long scenes
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for generating a panoramic image of a long scene are disclosed. These include, fitting planes to 3D points...
In one aspect, a method is performed by one or more processors. The method includes receiving a primary view image showing a scene from a view of a primary...
3-dimensional camera module having X-prism and using method thereof
The present invention relates to a 3-dimensional camera module having an X-prism, and a using method thereof, the camera module including: a pair of lenses...
News production system with integrated display
An example news production system includes a scheduling system, a composite display, and a camera. The scheduling system accesses a news program schedule that...
Camera array system
A camera array system includes an image sensor device, a hybrid color filter array disposed above the image sensor device, and a lens array disposed above the...
Automatic skin tone calibration for camera images
Exemplary image calibration systems and methods are described herein. An exemplary method includes an image calibration system receiving data representative of...
Adaptive gain control image processing system and method
By utilizing scene metrics in an image processing system (such as night vision goggles or a camera), a setpoint controller can set a setpoint used by a gain...
Camera system with multiple pixel arrays on a chip
A camera system uses one or more image sensor IC chips each having multiple pixel arrays on the same semiconductor substrate (i.e., "multiple pixel arrays on a...
Method, apparatus and handset
A method of annotating, on a display, a plurality of objects in an image of a scene captured by a camera, the method comprising: receiving i) metadata...
Exposure controller for on-vehicle camera
An exposure controller for an on-vehicle camera mounted on a vehicle is capable of performing exposure control such that a predetermined subject such as a lane...
Portrait image synthesis from multiple images captured on a handheld
A hand-held digital image capture device (digital camera) has a user-selectable mode in which upon engaging the mode the device detects a face in the field of...
A method comprises causing a user interface to provide an output directly or indirectly specifying at least one object, analyzing substantially real-time data...
Image processing apparatus and camera system
An image processing apparatus or camera system comprises an image sensor 1, a geometrical position calculation device 6 for performing predetermined correction...
Camera device, camera system and camera control method
A camera device includes: an imaging unit taking image light to obtain a video signal; an output unit outputting the video signal obtained in the imaging unit...
Dual sensor camera
A dual sensor camera that uses two aligned sensors each having a separate lens of different focal length but the same f-number. The wider FOV image from one...
Attachment of wafer level optics
A technique for assembling camera modules that includes attaching optical elements, such as an optics stack, directly to the upper surface of an image sensor. A...
The invention provides a prompting apparatus comprising a prompting box and a mounting and adjusting assembly. The prompting box houses a two-way mirror and the...
Doorbell communication systems and methods
Doorbells can include a speaker and a visitor detection system having at least one of a button, a camera, and a motion detector. The speaker of the doorbell can...
System and method for in-vivo imaging
An in-vivo imaging device including a camera may include a frame storage device. Systems and methods which vary the frame capture rate of the camera and/or...
Road vertical contour detection
The driver assistance system includes a camera operatively connectable to a processor. The driver assistance system is operable while the host vehicle is moving...
Optimizing video-call quality of service
Techniques to optimize video-call communications are disclosed. The link quality capability of a wireless video-call session and the requirements of the...
Photo imaging system including carriage and automatic image detection
This disclosure provides a self-contained imaging device that takes digital photographs of portions of documents (such as photos or photoalbums) instead of...
Optical interference mitigation
Structured light generated by a projector may be recovered by a camera to determine three-dimensional data about a scene. The structured light signal acquired...
Intuitive computing methods and systems
A smart phone senses audio, imagery, and/or other stimulus from a user's environment, and acts autonomously to fulfill inferred or anticipated user desires. In...
Customizable modular multi-function communication device
A configurable modular communication device is composed of an information delivery module and an information input module that are matable to each other. The...
Method and system for hosting entity-specific photo-sharing websites for
entity-specific digital cameras
A system and method hosts entity-specific photo-sharing websites for entity-specific image capture devices. The system and method provides software for the...
Solid-state image pickup device, electronic apparatus using such
solid-state image pickup device and method of...
A back-illuminated type solid-state image pickup device (1041) includes read circuits (Tr1, Tr2) formed on one surface of a semiconductor substrate (1042) to...
Method and apparatus for dynamically recording, editing and combining
multiple live video clips and still...
The present invention relates to a method of dynamically creating a video composition including the steps: a) recording a first real-world event as a first...
Mobile autonomous surveillance
Various embodiments relate to creating and utilizing a vehicle surveillance network to monitor objects and/or events. Messages may be broadcasted from at least...
Virtual camera system
A virtual camera system comprises a plurality of physical cameras and a hardware setup miming software to create virtual viewpoints for the virtual camera...
System and method for defining an augmented reality view in a specific
This invention is a system and method for defining a location-specific augmented reality capability for use in portable devices having a camera. The system and...
Hair surface reconstruction from wide-baseline camera arrays
The subject disclosure is directed towards reconstructing an approximate hair surface using refinement of hair strands. Hair strands are first extracted from 2D...
Determining a depth map from images of a scene
Methods for determining a depth measurement of a scene which involve capturing at least two images of the scene with different camera parameters, and selecting...
System and method for interactive markerless paper documents in 3D space
with mobile cameras and projectors
Systems and methods directed to fine-grained interaction with ordinary markerless paper documents and projectors at flexible poses in 3D space. Systems and...
Method and device for determining a change in the pitch angle of a camera
of a vehicle
A method and device determine the change in pitch angle of a camera of a vehicle. At least three images, each reproducing a detection area in front of the...
Method for recognizing objects in a set of images recorded by one or more
Method for improving the visibly of objects and recognizing objects in a set of images recorded by one or more cameras, the images of said set of images being...
Security system and method of in-flight entertainment device rentals
having self-contained, audiovisual...
A security method for in-flight entertainment device (IFED) rentals having self-contained, audiovisual presentations is disclosed. A self-contained IFED has...
Systems methods and computer program products for encoding and decoding
tax return data
Tax data, e.g., Form W2 data, is encoded as a two-dimensional machine readable representation, such as a QR CODE. Certain tax data is encoded as segments of a...
Method and system for using a camera cell phone in transactions
A method facilitating a transaction between a camera-phone user and a business entity. The business entity produces a printed medium indicating a transaction....
Information exchange using color space encoded image
Embodiments of the present invention include systems, methods, and non-transitory computer program products for information exchange using color space encoded...
System and method of in-season nitrogen measurement and fertilization of
non-leguminous crops from digital...
Systems and methods of determining nitrogen levels from a digital image and in-season nitrogen measurement and fertilization of non-leguminous crops from...
System and method for recognizing deformed linear barcodes from a stream
of varied focus video frames
In a system and method of recognizing a barcode from a stream of video frames, a processor-implemented camera module receives a stream of video frames, with at...
Vehicular rear view camera display system with lifecheck function
A vehicular display system having a camera for producing a video signal and a display device for displaying the video signal. The display device includes an...
Device for biometrically controlling a face surface
A device for biometrically controlling a face surface includes a camera, a unit for displaying a face position, a computer and an illumination unit. The...
Object recognition for 3D models and 2D drawings
A first method is disclosed for recognizing 3D objects in 3D models created by 3D scanners, depth sensing cameras or created by a 3D modeling software...
Camera-based portal content security
The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, software, and systems for providing a camera-based portal content security mechanism for client...
Nonlinear proxy-based editing system and method with improved media file
ingestion and management
A proxy-based, non-linear editing system is provided having simplified source file ingestion. The system includes a source file repository that stores media...
Data processing apparatus including plurality of applications and method
An object of the present invention is to provide a data processing apparatus in which, merely by an arbitrary indicator being specified by a user from the array...