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Portable electronic device with shutter button for image capture, and
control method thereof
A portable electronic device equipped with a camera module and a shutter buffer and a control method using the same. The shutter button is switchable between...
Camera focusing related methods and apparatus
Methods and apparatus that facilitate or implement focus control in a camera and/or can be used to set the camera focus distance, e.g., the distance between the...
Mobile device image acquisition using objects of interest recognition
An approach is provided for acquiring images with camera-enabled mobile devices using objects of interest recognition. A mobile device is configured to acquire...
Electronic system for processing multimedia information
An electronic system includes a first electronic apparatus and a second electronic apparatus. The first electronic apparatus includes a first low-energy...
Solid state image capturing apparatus, camera module and electronic device
including anti-reflection plate
There is provided a solid state image capturing apparatus including an image capturing element for photoelectric converting an incident light; a light shielding...
Lens driving actuator for auto-focus function and handshake compensation
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a camera module includes: a movable element having first magnets which are formed at uniform intervals on...
Camera module for use in automobile
Embodiments provide a camera module including a lens unit, a first board formed with an electromagnetic circuit, a second board spaced apart from the first...
Backfill of video stream
A data streaming method is performed at a computing device having one or more processors and memory. The memory stores one or more programs configured for...
Wafer-level bonding method for camera fabrication
A wafer-level method for fabricating a plurality of cameras includes modifying an image sensor wafer to reduce risk of the image sensor wafer warping, and...
Combined semiconductor metrology system
A semiconductor wafer inspection system includes a camera and two or more illuminators. The illuminators illuminate a line of the semiconductor wafer in...
Helmet impact simulator and method
A head impact test apparatus is configured to enable viewing a head model including a brain component that may be at least partially surrounded by a fluid...
Generation of a three-dimensional representation of a user
Described herein are technologies pertaining to generating a relatively accurate virtual three-dimensional model of a head/face of a user. Depth frames are...
Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing
program, for detecting an image from a...
An image processing device has a first image input unit that inputs a visible light image of a target area imaged by a first camera, a second image input unit...
Plane-based self-calibration for structure from motion
Robust techniques for self-calibration of a moving camera observing a planar scene. Plane-based self-calibration techniques may take as input the homographies...
Medical thermal image processing for subcutaneous detection of veins,
bones and the like
Medical thermal image processing for vein or other subsurface element detection and related methods is provided. A method for thermal image processing to...
Electronic device and method in an electronic device for processing image
The invention relates to an electronic device for performing imaging, including a camera for creating image data (ID) from an imaging target (IT), the imaging...
Method and device for creating an improved color image with a sensor with
a color filter
The invention relates to an image processing device for processing image data from a digital camera comprising an image sensor with a regular pixel arrangement...
Method and apparatus for proving an authentication of an original item and
method and apparatus for determining...
An apparatus and method for authenticating an item wherein a code is assigned to the item and includes a plurality of modules arranged in an ideal image. A...
Data acquisition for machine perception systems
Apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture for obtaining examples that break a visual expression classifier at user devices such as tablets, smartphones,...
Simplified collaborative searching through pattern recognition
Simplified collaborative searching is provided by pattern recognition such as facial recognition, motion recognition, and the like to provide handsfree...
Gestural annotation is described, for example where sensors such as touch screens and/or cameras monitor document annotation events made by a user of a document...
Camera control interface extension bus
System, methods and apparatus are described that offer improved performance of a serial bus used for Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) and/or camera control...
Display device having multi-touch recognizing function and driving method
A display device having a multi-touch recognition function includes an integration module having a plurality of cameras integrated at an edge of a display...
Gesture enabled telepresence robot and system
A telepresence robot includes a mobile platform, a camera, and a computer in communication with the platform and the camera. The computer receives video...
Wearable terminal including user input unit with camera module
A mobile terminal includes a main body case, a user input unit configured to detect an input of a control command in a manner that one side of the user input...
Swivel wrist mount
A camera mount for coupling a camera to a user's wrist is described. The camera mount includes a swivel component that rotates relative to a wrist component...
Illuminator with refractive optical element
An illumination system having a refractive optical element that compensates for dependence in irradiance of images of objects captured by a photosensor is...
Close-up optical scanning for a portable device
Embodiments provide an apparatus for allowing close-focus of a camera on a portable electronic device while sliding the device on a surface. A macro lens is...
Wide angle lens assembly
A camera system includes an image sensor, a stop aperture, an infrared cut filter disposed between the image sensor and the stop aperture, and a lens assembly....
Methods and apparatus for controlling sensors to capture images in a
Methods and apparatus relating to capturing images of a scene area in a synchronized manner using a plurality of optical chains are described. In various...
Controlling movements of pointing devices according to movements of
A method and apparatus for controlling pointing devices such as cameras according to the movements of an objects, such as balls or selected players of interest...
GNSS jammer detection system with optical tracking and identification
A system detects, identifies, and optically tracks a jammer by calculating position and velocity information associated with the jammer based on jamming signals...
Flow rate balanced, dynamically adjustable sheath delivery system for flow
Disclosed is a sheath delivery system that uses a continuous flow of sheath fluid into a pressurized internal reservoir that substantially matches the outflow...
Method and system for multi-functional embedded sensors
A system and method for monitoring system including a embedded sensor coupled to an article, wherein the embedded sensor is a direct write embedded sensor using...
Wavefront-division polarimetric analysis method and device,
spectropolarimeter, polarimetric camera and optical...
An accurate and robust wavefront-division polarimetric analysis method and device, allows the quasi-instantaneous measurement of the polarization states of a...
Lane keeping control system and method
Disclosed is a lane keeping control system, including: a target distance calculator configured to calculate a target distance by receiving a speed of a vehicle;...
Tool for installing and removing threaded camera lenses
This invention provides a tool for tightening and loosening lenses with respect to camera bodies. The tool includes a body that defines a cavity that is...
Multiplayer game platform for toys fleet controlled by mobile electronic
A multi-player game platform comprising: at least one mobile electronic device (MED) comprising a processor and configured to execute programmable commands of a...
Helmet with integrated electronic components
A helmet that can include a helmet body comprising an energy absorption layer and an outer shell. A first opening can be formed through the outer shell and...
Endoscopic video camera
Camera ball and socket mount adapter arm
Camera socket mount adapter
Camera housing ball mount
Filter frame for a camera
Image and video in mosaic formats
A system includes: an image capture device configured to capture image data from a camera system, the image data being in a first mosaic layout; an image...