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US-9,049,366 Apparatus and method for driving a voice coil motor of a camera lens
The present invention relates to a device and method for driving an under damped voice coil motor (VCM) actuator of a camera lens. In one embodiment, the device...
US-9,049,360 Mobile terminal and control method of mobile terminal
A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a camera configured to output a...
US-9,049,359 Camera body
A camera body, to which a lens unit configured to form an optical image of a subject is attachable, comprises a body mount to which the lens unit is attachable,...
US-9,049,358 Camera extension apparatus and method using a switch for taking pictures at a distance from a user
The invention is a camera holder extension that includes a telescoping extension to allow a user to take photos at a distance beyond the reach of the user. The...
US-9,049,357 Collapsible viewing device for camera LCD screen
A collapsible viewing device for a camera LCD screen includes a base having an open camera end that is sized to fit around an associated camera display screen....
US-9,049,352 Pool monitor systems and methods
Cameras can be used to detect if unauthorized visitors enter pool areas. Cameras can send alerts to remote computing devices regarding unauthorized pool entry....
US-9,049,349 System and method for video recording and retention in a network
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a video frame from an encoder associated with a first camera that is coupled to a network;...
US-9,049,348 Video analytics for simulating the motion tracking functionality of a surveillance camera
In some implementations, a camera captures a video stream of a region of a business without panning or tilting, where the camera includes a field of view that...
US-9,049,347 Method and mobile unit for facilitating installation of a surveillance camera
A method and mobile unit facilitate installation of a surveillance camera for monitoring an object of interest in a scene. The surveillance camera acquires a...
US-9,049,334 Denoising images with a color matrix pyramid
A method for chroma denoising a digital image created in a digital camera includes decomposing the digital image into a plurality of spatial frequency bands. A...
US-9,049,317 Communication system, communication terminal, and method of controlling a communication system
A camera system includes a plurality of first cameras and a second camera. Each of the plurality of first cameras has a first receiving section that receives a...
US-9,049,243 System and method for allowing a user to opt for automatic or selectively sending of media
The present invention is directed to a system and method which allows for the seamless integration of the sending mechanism with the media acquiring mechanism...
US-9,048,425 Bipolar multistate nonvolatile memory
Embodiments generally include a method of forming a nonvolatile memory device that contains a resistive switching memory element that has an improved device...
US-9,047,795 Methods and devices for providing a wallpaper viewfinder
Methods and electronic devices for providing a wallpaper viewfinder are described. In one aspect, a method includes: receiving image data from a camera of the...
US-9,047,745 Infrared camera systems and methods
Systems and methods disclosed herein provide, for some embodiments, infrared cameras and target position acquisition techniques for various applications. For...
US-9,047,742 Visual security for point of sale terminals
Under the present invention, item verification is automated and expedited. Specifically, items to be purchased can be scanned by the shopper using a barcode...
US-9,047,706 Aligning digital 3D models using synthetic images
To align a first digital 3D model of a scene with a second digital 3D model of the scene, real-world photographs of the scene are received and synthetic...
US-9,047,698 System for the rendering of shared digital interfaces relative to each user's point of view
A head mounted device provides an immersive virtual or augmented reality experience for viewing data and enabling collaboration among multiple users. Rendering...
US-9,047,684 Systems and methods for synthesizing high resolution images using a set of geometrically registered images
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed that use super-resolution (SR) processes to use information from a plurality...
US-9,047,677 Image processing
An image segmentation method has a training phase and a segmentation phase. In the training phase, a frame of pixellated data from a camera is processed using...
US-9,047,675 Strike detection using video images
A method and apparatus for strike detection. Images of an object are identified in video images from a video camera on a vehicle. A movement of the object with...
US-9,047,666 Image registration and focus stacking on mobile platforms
A mobile device comprising a processor configured to merge a plurality of images each having a distinct focus position in a scene to generate a focus-stacked...
US-9,047,538 Facial image quality assessment
An example method includes capturing, by a camera of a mobile computing device, an image, determining whether the image includes a representation of at least a...
US-9,047,526 Reading device
A reader device includes a mounting surface on which a passport with a page to be read is placed, a light source for illuminating the page to be read, and a...
US-9,047,517 Image monitoring system and image monitoring program
An image monitoring system includes a recorder that records an image captured by a camera via a network. The system is controlled to display the present image...
US-9,047,516 Content fingerprinting
A device may include a video camera for capturing a video clip, a processor, a transmitter, and a receiver. The processor may be configured to receive, from the...
US-9,047,515 Method and system for wildfire detection using a visible range camera
Wildfires are detected by controlling image scanning within the viewing range of a video camera to generate digital images that are analyzed to detect gray...
US-9,047,514 Apparatus, system and method for projecting images onto predefined portions of objects
Apparatus, systems and methods are provided for illuminating objects in a projection area. The system includes a computing device, a projector and a camera. The...
US-9,047,504 Combined cues for face detection in computing devices
Approaches to enable a computing device, such as a phone or tablet computer, to utilize a number of cues to detect the presence of a face (or head) in an image...
US-9,047,038 Smartpad smartdock--docking rules
A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the...
US-9,046,930 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...
US-9,046,929 System and method for inputting user commands to a processor
A system for inputting operation system (OS) commands to a data processing device. The system comprises a video camera that captures images of a viewing space....
US-9,046,759 Compact multi-resolution aerial camera system
A system for capturing aerial images, the system comprising at least one overview camera, a plurality of detail cameras, and a frame for holding the cameras,...
US-9,046,743 Slider support member
A slider support member (S) according to the present invention providing a movable connection between a camera and a support member secured to the ground...
US-9,046,742 Camera, control apparatus for cam drive mechanism and control method for cam drive mechanism
A camera having a mirror drive mechanism, for rotating a movable mirror, includes a slider supported on a side of the movable mirror to be linearly movable in a...
US-9,046,739 Digital image capture under conditions of varying light intensity
An approach is provided to adjust a camera shutter lag. In the approach, data is collected that corresponds to an ambient light found in a physical environment...
US-9,046,738 Digital image capture under conditions of varying light intensity
An approach is provided to adjust a camera shutter lag. In the approach, data is collected that corresponds to an ambient light found in a physical environment...
US-9,046,737 Driving apparatus for camera lens assembly
Provided is a driving apparatus for a camera lens assembly, the driving apparatus including a lens assembly portion which includes a magnetic object and a...
US-9,046,678 Camera module comprising lens, image pickup element, and translucent member
In a camera module (51), a lid glass (15) protrudes from a sensor cover (14) toward an image pickup lens (1), and a base section (9) includes an overhanging...
US-9,046,634 Thin flash or video recording light using low profile side emitting LED
Very thin flash modules for cameras are described that do not appear as a point source of light to the illuminated subject. Therefore, the flash is less...
US-9,046,498 Board inspection apparatus using multiple cameras
An apparatus for inspecting a board is shown. The board inspection apparatus includes at least one illuminating module, an imaging lens, a first beam splitter,...
US-9,046,413 Methods, apparatus and systems for surface type detection in connection with locate and marking operations
Systems, methods, and apparatus for performing surface type detection in connection with locate and marking operations. In some embodiments, one or more sensors...
US-9,046,361 Target point recognition method and surveying instrument
Target point recognition method including emitting electromagnetic radiation to illuminate targets, moving the scanning beam within a predetermined angular...
US-9,046,353 System and method for remote full field three-dimensional displacement and strain measurements
A method and system for measuring full field deformation characteristics in three dimensions of a body upon which a pattern of visible marks has been applied....
US-9,046,352 Electrode position detection device and electrode position detection method
An electrode position detection device detects a relative positional relationship between a positive electrode and a negative electrode, when a packaged...
US-9,046,345 Optical probe
An optical probe having a hand held device with markers, a digital camera for digitally imaging the handheld device with markers, and a computer for calculating...
US-9,045,084 Touch type display mirror
A touch type display mirror apparatus, may include a touch panel though which a user inputs a first signal, a photosensitive panel arranged on a rear surface...
US-9,045,075 Vehicle assistance device and method
An example of a vehicle assistance method includes obtaining a surroundings image captured by at least one camera. The method then controls a converting unit to...
US-9,044,965 Disposable digital camera with printing assembly
A digital camera includes an image capture assembly; a print media transport assembly; a pagewidth ink jet printhead; a roll of print media; an internal chassis...
US-9,044,866 Laboratory system
The laboratory system according to the invention substantially comprises a transport device for samples, at least one handling device for preparing, analyzing...
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