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System and method for control of a parking facility
For parking facility management, a portable unit may have a data element for receiving data for parked vehicles that is displayed to a local user, may be...
System for delivering and enabling interactivity with images
A system, including apparatuses, software and methods, is disclosed for capturing and delivering images as to which various interactive functions are enabled...
Automated stereoscopic computer-animation techniques for determining
scaled stereo parameters
Techniques for determining scaled-parallax constraints used for the placement of a pair of stereoscopic cameras within a computer-generated scene. A set of...
Laser ranging, tracking and designation using 3-D focal planes
The present invention tracks or locates small moving objects, or generates a 3-D frame of data by using 3-D focal plane arrays with low laser energy and few...
Tracking people and objects using multiple live and recorded surveillance
camera video feeds
Tracking a target across a region is disclosed. A graphical user interface is provided that displays, in a first region, video from a field of view of a main...
Identifying, matching and tracking multiple objects in a sequence of
A method of tracking scored candidate objects in a sequence of image frames acquired by a camera is provided. The scored candidate objects may comprise a set of...
Method and apparatus for building surface representations of 3D objects
from stereo images
A method and apparatus for extracting surface representation from images and video data for segmenting image plane according to the surface connectivity, and...
Method and system for creating event data and making same available to be
A method and system for creating event data including 3-D data representing at least one participant in an event and making the event data available to be...
Extracting feature quantities from an image to perform location estimation
A feature extraction method for extracting a feature from an image includes receiving an image and measured acceleration data from a mobile device; obtaining a...
Cell phone reading mode using image timer
An system contains an image capture device configured to capture an image. The system includes a lighting and exposure mechanism. The system also includes a...
Object information derived from object images
Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine...
Device and method for iris recognition using a plurality of iris images
having different iris sizes
The present invention relates to an iris recognition device and method capable of improving iris recognition accuracy. To enhance iris recognition accuracy in...
Security by Z-face detection
A method for identifying a person using a mobile communication device, having a camera unit adapted for recording three-dimensional (3D) images, by recording a...
System for background subtraction with 3D camera
A system for background image subtraction includes a computing device coupled with a 3D video camera, a processor of the device programmed to receive a video...
System and method for providing augmented content
Systems and methods for selectively augmenting an electronic media file with additional content responsive to the user viewing portions of the electronic media...
Display control system, display control method, computer-readable storage
medium having stored thereon display...
While an example terminal device is being held with its long sides extending horizontally, when a left-right direction is inputted by using a right analog...
Camera module and autofocus method thereof
A camera module in which a focal distance is adjusted by an actuator may include a permanent magnet and a coil. A neutral zone spatially dividing first and...
Interchangeable lens and camera body to which interchangeable lens is
There is provided an interchangeable lens mountable to a camera body. The interchangeable lens includes a zoom lens which can change a field angle of a subject...
Zoom lens system, imaging device and camera
A zoom lens system comprising: a first lens unit having negative optical power; a second lens unit having positive optical power; and a third lens unit having...
Small form factor high-resolution camera
A camera including a spherically curved photosensor and a lens system. Effective focal length f of the lens system is within about 20% of the radius of...
Imaging lens, camera and personal digital assistant
An imaging lens includes in order from an object side a first lens group including a positive refractive power and a second lens group having a negative...
Scanning exposure apparatus using microlens array
A scanning exposure apparatus uses a plurality of microlens arrays to project a mask exposure pattern onto a substrate. A CCD line camera detects an image on...
Transmissive barrier in a transmissive sheet
Approaches enable a component such as a camera of a computing device to be collocated, or otherwise placed in proximity under the same cover sheet of material...
Pool cleaner with laser range finder system and method
Embodiments of the invention provide a pool cleaner control system including a laser range finder with a first laser line generator, a second laser line...
Rear vision system with trailer angle detection
A rear vision system for a vehicle includes a rearward facing camera disposed at a rearward portion of a vehicle equipped with the rear vision system. The...
Provided is a speed limiter, wherein a vehicle speed is detected, and a speed limit displayed on a speed sign is detected based on an image captured by a front...
Systems and methods for visualizing ablated tissue
Systems and methods for visualizing ablated tissue are disclosed. In some embodiments, a system for imaging tissue comprising: a catheter having a distal end...
Video and accessory apparatus for a videofluoroscopy unit
A videofluoroscopy accessory device adapted to securely and removably attach to an X-ray head of a fluoroscopy system or device. The videofluoroscopy accessory...
Hand-function therapy system with sensory isolation
The invention relates to rehabilitation systems and methods for providing therapy to individuals who have suffered a stroke or other neurological insult. A...
Grid accessory for camera accessory mounting device
Bar type LED camera
Sensor-based placement of sound in video recording
A method may include receiving video recorded with a camera and audio recorded with a microphone, wherein the video and audio were recorded simultaneously, and...
System for correcting RPC camera model pointing errors using 2 sets of
stereo image pairs and probabilistic...
A modeling engine (ME) for generating or "bootstrapping" a three dimensional edge model (3DEM) from two stereo pairs of images and correcting engine (CE) for...
Real-time 3D reconstruction with power efficient depth sensor usage
Embodiments disclosed facilitate resource utilization efficiencies in Mobile Stations (MS) during 3D reconstruction. In some embodiments, camera pose...
System and method for creating 3D video
A system and method for generating 3D video from a plurality of 2D video streams is provided. A video capture device for capturing video to be transformed into...
Three-dimensional image pickup system
Provided is a three-dimensional image pickup system including: a pair of lens apparatus; a camera apparatus for picking up subject images formed by the pair of...
Cameras and image processing methods for respecting recording restrictions
Cameras and image processing methods for respecting recording restrictions are described, including a camera with at least one lens, at least one processor, and...
Wide dynamic range electronic image recording and reproducing system
The electronic camera has an imaging device that images a subject with subject reflectance R (%) with a dynamic range wider than that at displaying or printing...
Monitoring camera system and control method for monitoring camera system
There is provided a signal processing device including a signal generation unit that generates a control signal for controlling an imaging device connected via...
Solid-state imaging device and camera system
A solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array with unit pixels each having a photoelectric conversion device arranged in a matrix. Column signal lines are...
Camera system and method of driving a solid-state imaging apparatus
Provided is a method of driving a solid-state imaging apparatus including discharging a signal charge from a photoelectric transducer, by turning on a transfer...
Solid-state imaging device and camera module
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array and a high dynamic range (HDR) synthesizing circuit 19. A pixel is configured...
Infrared camera systems and methods for dual sensor applications
Systems and methods disclosed herein provide for infrared camera systems and methods for dual sensor applications. For example, in one embodiment, an enhanced...
Video monitoring apparatus
A video monitoring apparatus capable of efficiently superimposing additional information on a monitoring camera image is provided. The video monitoring...
Image capturing apparatus, image processing apparatus and image processing
A digital camera which performs digital processing on an image obtained by image capturing has a three-dimensional lattice point data table for image data...