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A sight system is provided which may be selectively used in a variety of different ways. In one example, the sight system may be positioned on a rifle to...
Select fill sensor system for refrigerator dispensers
A refrigerator includes a dispenser having a dispenser well, a control for regulating a product dispensing operation, and a select fill sensor system for...
A camera pedestal has wheels that can be positively steered via a steering bar operating a corrective and crab mode steering system, and that may also be...
Collapsible camera crane
A lightweight compact collapsible camera crane may comprise a tubular boom having segments arranged in a telescopic configuration such that the boom is...
Lane departure sensing method and apparatus using images that surround a
A method and an apparatus for sensing a lane departure using images that surround a vehicle. The lane departure sensing method includes receiving images that...
A carrier device for carrying and fixing a housing for at least one of a sensor system, an electronic system, a drive unit or a camera in or on a motor vehicle.
Page-turning device and document camera system
A page-turning device turning a page of a book includes a sticking part, an arm part and a drive unit. The sticking part sticks to the page of the book being...
Camera module and light blocking layer forming method thereof
A camera module according to exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure includes a lens holder configured to support a plurality of sheets of lenses, an...
Programming of a robotic arm using a motion capture system
Example systems and methods allow for capturing motions of a demonstration tool and using the captured motions to cause a robotic device to replicate motions of...
Method and device for monitoring a laser processing operation to be
performed on a workpiece and laser...
The invention relates to a method for monitoring a laser machining operation to be performed on a workpiece, comprising the following steps: detecting at least...
Monitoring module for monitoring a process with an electric arc
A monitoring module for monitoring an electric arc machining process includes a camera, a photo flash lamp and a control system that controls the photo flash...
Time-of-flight camera with guided light
A gaming system comprising a time-of-flight 3D camera and related method for illuminating a camera field of view and capturing return image light are disclosed...
Intermediate adapter for a camera
Multi-modal, multi-lingual devices can be employed to consolidate numerous items including, but not limited to, keys, remote controls, image capture devices,...
Adaptive thresholding for image recognition
Various approaches for providing textual information to an application, system, or service are disclosed. In particular, various embodiments enable a user to...
3D display system
Provided is a three-dimensional (3D) display system. The 3D display system synthesizes a 3D image and position information data of an observer obtained through...
3D image pickup optical apparatus and 3D image pickup apparatus
An optical apparatus used for a 3D image pickup apparatus for taking two subject images having a disparity by using two lens apparatuses, each of which is...
Camera having processing customized for identified persons
A digital camera system that implements a method for providing image processing customized according to an identified person. The method includes: capturing an...
A first video signal having a first frame rate optionally settable is generated by an image pickup device, and the first video signal is memorized in a memory...
Imaging device and camera system including sense circuits to make binary
An imaging device includes: a pixel array section having an array of pixels, each of which has a photoelectric converting device and outputs an electric signal...
Imaging device and camera system with photosensitive conversion element
An imaging device includes: a pixel array section functioning as a light receiving section which includes photoelectric conversion devices and in which a...
Techniques are described for projecting content onto surfaces and for focusing the content. When content is projected by a projector onto a surface, the surface...
Systems and methods for synthesizing higher resolution images using a set
of images containing a baseline image
Systems and methods for implementing array cameras configured to perform super-resolution processing to generate higher resolution super-resolved images using a...
Multiple exposure high dynamic range image capture
Techniques for creating a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image within a consumer grade digital camera from a series of images of a scene captured at different...
Fast gating photosurface
An embodiment of the invention provides a camera comprising a photosurface having a substrate comprising photopixels and associated storage pixels and a...
System and method for controlling fixtures based on tracking data
Systems and methods are provided for using tracking data to control the functions of an automated fixture. Examples of automated fixtures include light fixtures...
Optical apparatus, image capturing apparatus, and method for controlling
An image capturing apparatus detects the angular rotational shake and translational shake generated in the apparatus using an angular velocity sensor and an...
Enabling the integration of a three hundred and sixty degree panoramic
camera within a mobile device case
A user activation of an image capture function of a mobile device is received. The image capture function is for a surround image mode. Two or more camera...
Using sensor data to enhance image data
Image data and position and orientation data collected by a computing device can be aggregated to create enhanced videos. One example of an enhanced video is a...
Electronic device and method of controlling the same
An electronic device and a method of controlling the same are provided. When the electronic device captures a predetermined number of images through a camera in...
Systems and methods for measuring depth using images captured by
monolithic camera arrays including at least...
A camera array, an imaging device and/or a method for capturing image that employ a plurality of imagers fabricated on a substrate is provided. Each imager...
Device for detecting a camera obstruction
A device for detecting a camera obstruction is provided. The device includes: a camera device; and, a processor configured to: when a first electronic image...
A camera module according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes a housing forming an exterior appearance of the camera module, a PCB...
Auto-focus camera module with MEMS distance measurement
A MEMS actuator for an auto-focus camera module is coupled with a capacitance measurement component configured to determine MEMS actuator capacitance values to...
An electronic device including a housing, a support member, and a camera module is provided. The housing has a bump. The bump extends toward the outside of the...
Doorbell communication systems and methods
Doorbells can detect visitors using a visitor detection system that includes a camera assembly, a motion detector assembly, or an infrared detector assembly....
Apparatus and method of storing and searching for image
An apparatus and method of storing and searching for an image are provided. The apparatus includes: a first signal processor which receives location information...
Autofocus camera system and control method thereof
Disclosed is an autofocus camera system and a control method thereof. A CCTV camera system which includes a main processor installed in a CCTV, a memory unit...
A communication terminal comprising: a communication part, a display portion, comprising one of an AMOLED type comprising a white pixel or pixels arranged in...
Switching cameras during a video conference of a multi-camera mobile
Some embodiments provide a method for conducting a video conference between a first mobile device and a second device. The first mobile device includes first...
Solid-state imaging device, image processing apparatus, and a camera
module having an image synthesizer...
According to one embodiment, a solid-state imaging device includes a first image sensor, a second image sensor, and an image pickup processing circuit. The...
Single-shot high dynamic range imaging
A method for generating a high dynamic range image. An image is captured using a Bayer pattern color filter array to generate raw pixel sensor data for the...
Text processing method for a digital camera
Embodiments disclose a technique to recognize text in a current frame of an image in a view finder of a digital camera. In accordance with the technique, text...
A/D converter, A/D conversion method, solid-state imaging element and
A solid-state imaging device having an analog-digital converter, and an analog-digital conversion method are described herein. An example of a solid-state...
Solid-state image sensor, method of manufacturing the same, and camera
with dummy patterns
A solid-state image sensor having a pixel region and a peripheral circuit region, includes wiring lines arranged in the pixel region and the peripheral circuit...
Light socket cameras
A security system can be used to detect adverse sounds. The security system can comprise a light socket camera that can be rotatably attached to a light socket...