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Camera and method of controlling operation of same
The image in an electronic viewfinder is made larger than the image in an optical viewfinder. Specifically, a finder unit is provided with a region that...
Digital video stabilization for multi-view systems
A system, method, and computer program product for digital stabilization of video data from cameras producing multiple simultaneous views, typically from...
Rearview panoramic head-up display device for vehicles
A rearview panoramic head-up display device for vehicles, which includes a camera lens input port group, a base, a display module, a detection module and a...
Automatic exposure control and illumination for head tracking
The subject technology provides embodiments for tracking a user's face/head (or another object) using one or more cameras provided by a computing device....
System and method for detecting and acting on multiple people crowding a
small display for information sharing
Systems and methods directed to detecting crowds and sharing content based on the devices in proximity to the detected crowd. Systems and methods may utilize a...
Focusing device and camera
A focusing device including: an optical system that includes a focusing lens; an image sensor that captures a subject image formed via the optical system and...
Image sensor with integrated region of interest calculation for iris
capture, autofocus, and gain control
An iris recognition system and method for operating same is disclosed. The iris recognition system includes an image sensor, a buffer, a comparator, autofocus...
Electronic device flash shutter
An electronic device may have a camera module for acquiring still and video digital images of a subject. A light source such as a light-emitting diode may serve...
Camera and optical apparatus
A camera includes: a ring-like body mount having an inside diameter smaller than about 48 millimeters; and a solid-state image pickup device arranged oppositely...
Stabilized camera module
The present invention relates to a stabilized camera module configured to prevent instable movement of a bobbin caused by outside force, the module including a...
Phone camera mount
A camera phone mount having an end wall, an outer wall, an inner wall and an open end that form a cavity that receives a vertical support arm. Attached to the...
Method and apparatus for reconstructing motion compensated video frames
A method and apparatus is provided for reconstructing video frames that include missing pixels as a result of video stabilization techniques to compensate for...
Multi-camera vision system for a vehicle
A multi-camera vision system for a vehicle includes first, second and third image capture devices having respective first, second and third fields of view...
Laser speckle photography for surface tampering detection
In one embodiment, a method comprises projecting, from a projector, a diffused on an object. The method further includes capturing, with a first camera in a...
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....